{excl.}

Pronunciation: aysh (but also, less often, as /ish/)

Meaning: Used to express frustration, surprise,  disapproval (but sometimes used to indicate displeasure

Examples:

  • Eish , wetin I dey do here? (Eish, what am I doing here?)
  • Eish, that traffic bad today (Eish, the traffic is bad today)

 

Country of Origin: South Africa

Language or Origin: —

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