Mzansi Taal

Ereng Mo Ngwaneng


Direct translation: What does it say to a child?

The term has a couple of meanings depending on the context in which it is used.

It is a phrase used to subtly boast or emphasise the impact/effect that something has on you or someone else.


  • I don’t feel like working today,  ereng laziness mo ngwaneng.
  • They don’t want to see me succeed,  ereng jealousy mo ngwaneng.
  • I’m on a flight to France, ereng 1st class mo ngwaneng.


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