Trending sheng words

More than 75% of the Kenyan population is below the age of 35, and most of them speak Sheng.

So in one way or the other, you have to learn at least basic Sheng if you want to appeal to this demographic.

How do I go about it?

We've got you.

The beauty and, to some, the downside of the Sheng language is that it is constantly evolving.

Thanks to the hard work of the Sheng lovers, who add tens of new words daily, we have the latest and most popular words of 2024 and their meanings.

Trending Sheng words and their meaning

Below is a list of 50 trending and most searched-for sheng words and their meaning:

Sheng WordMeaning
Dipra

means a prado

Kudada deki

A curse word with no grammatical meaning, usually used in place of the more explicit k*m*m*make or jikute

Chiwawa

Smartphone

Mdoko

Beautiful

Mahandas ketepa

Andas is steam from Ketepa (mogoka, jaba or khat). So andas ya ketepa is being high or hangover from Khat.

Ngoi

A stupid person, a fool.

Mshukun

Girl.

Synonym: Mushukun

Balaluu

House

Kavu

One thousand shillings

Mndila

Landlord.

Umbwakni

Nonsense or something stupid

Unangam

Always used as a question to mean do you know or understand?

Tomba

Fuck

Vodo

Liquor

Kolo

Weed

Inda

Prison

Dishi

Food

Rengwa

very early in the morning

Vector

Lodging

Gondo

Pregnant

Lalisha

Shoot

Ngono

Mkokoteni

Manyoi

kudungwa kisu

Fyonza

To beg

Kueka punda

To be stern and adamant

Mangoko

Ladies

Mbichi

Brand new

Umoroto

Hustle

Nyongolo

Mugging

Vamus

Get out of a place and go somewhere else

Tuserechee

Employ us

Mariamu

Police Van

Fokate

forty shillings

Ritipo

Very high on drugs

Mapinji

Phone snatchers.

Kingwelo

Weed

Kaveve kazoze

Kaveve means khat or miraa while kazoze means getting high. So kaveve kazoze means getting high on khat.

Chupri

it is used when you don't have any money

Salasa

thirty shilling

Kadere

Driver

Nyonyo

Lady or girl

Gondi,dingo.

A thief.


Nyaru

Marijuana that produces heavy smoke.

Roboba

 Blubber/Talking recklessly

Packe

Money

Yobi

Brian

Kehuti

It's means to run

Mbegega

Gun

Machaji

Friends

Msoo

It could mean big or awesome.

Ankada

Bhang

Bani

Foolish, an idiot

Mtaratara

Plan or form or rieng'

Bola

Rich pesron

Puthu

Run

Mapantre

Indians

Chota

Twa twa twa

Maduya

White tablets always given to mental health patients but is also abused as a recreational drug.

Ganda, nyuria

to die

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