"Chommie" is a South African term meaning "friend". Originates from isiXhosa, one of South Africa's 11 official languages, which also happens to be Mandela's home language.🔹♦️🔹More Pins Like This At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest 🔹♦️🔹
Get the Lingo; South African Slang - Even with 11 official languages, South Africans still manage to communicate pretty well. Most of us speak English, but it’s a good idea to learn the local slang, which is sometimes a mix of several languages. South African slang has a unique flavour, borrowing freely from Afrikaans, a language similar to Dutch and Flemish.
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