Latest 100 Sheng words that you should know 2019

Sheng is a slang language that borrows it words from English and Swahili. Its main purpose is to enhance hidden communication to a group of targeted people mostly young in age. The language is widely used Kenyan urban setups.

Though most people regard it as unofficial way of communication, the language is gradually taking over and its usage slowly being accepted not only to young generation but also the old generation. Did you know Sheng language is nowadays becoming a source of livelihood?

A good grasp of Sheng language can land you a lucrative job like radio presenter or even as an interpreter. For this reason, I’ve decided to bring to your attention commonly used words. Checkout the table below

Sheng word

Meaning

Ndom,Vela

weed

Mbwenya

court

Mjulubeng

manhood

ikus

Private part of a woman

jaba

muguka

Arif, fafiri

friend

Poko,kuro

prostitute

Riba,rojo

story

tonje

Laptop

Mamu,denge,quella,mkoba,keki

Girl

mwere

Fool

mukuru

An elderly lady

ndoko

Girl

kae

Sex

mbulu

Tv

tulutulu

Mulika mwizi phone

Gede,maji,tei

booze

sonko

Rich person

Doh,chapaa,cheddar,mkwanja,ganji,maweng

Money

thao

Sh. 1000

panch

Sh. 500

Kinde,ashu

Sh. 10

Chuani, finje

Sh.50

rwabe

Sh. 200

soo

Sh. 100

Kobole, ngovo

Sh. 5

ocha

Rural home

ndai

Car

mangware

Early morning

manga

To eat

Mboi

Counterfeit

Lamba lolo

Licking ‘lollipop’

mneti

internet

nyuria

die

njege

Police

Ngala,ngem

Cigarette

ndondo

Jail

Myaka,moda

Mum

moshatta

Village

empress

Beautiful lady

Cheza chini

Ignore or avoid

Mless

A son or daughter

gwara

fail

sogi

Watchman

Niko wire

I am broke

ngori

problem

Majegi

breast

kindukulu

weed

Ndula

Shoe

Tenje, mofa

Mobile phone

Rieng

form

mbogi

squad

pekejeng

 

 

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