Top 10 Signs You Speak Like A True South African

3. You say “Eish”

Heard frequently each and every day! Also used to indicate displeasure. Used in South African English and Afrikaans to express exasperation or disbelief.

4. You say “Yoh”

A lot of South Africans use this expression when they are surprised. an expression of surprise e.g., “Yoh, that was rude” “Yoh, you gave me a fright!”.

5. You say “Izit? or Sho?”

Best used when you have absolutely no clue what somebody is talking about but don’t want to sound like a dofkop (stupid head).

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