50+ Shembeteng Words and Their Meanings 2023
Mi nakuambia Sheng hi Kenya ina evolve almost daily.
What are the most popular Shembeteng words and sayings in Kenya today and what do they actually mean?.
In an English translation, here is the latest list of the most recent Shembeteng words, most used Shembeteng words, popular Shembeteng words, most trending Shembeteng words and the new Shembeteng words in the country today.
If you are having a hard time understanding Shembeteng language, we are here to help.
In a nutshell, below is the meaning and simple explanation of what Shembeteng is and how to use it correctly in Kenya.
What’s the meaning of Shembeteng?:
Basically, Shembeteng is adding extra words to the normal sheng words to make them longer than usual, purposely to hide the meaning of the word from regular people to understand.
For instance, if two people are talking in Sheng and there is a third person listening to their conversation, the two guys can use Shembeteng language and words to plan anything without the other guy understanding sh*t.
Popular words that are used to make Shembeteng words longer include;
- Mbutu etc.
Here are a couple of Shembeteng examples used in a sentence, including the words above.
Shembeteng Example in a Sentence:
In this Shembeteng word sentences example, we will use MBETE to say SHENG.
- Example In English Language: I’m a person who understands Sheng Completely.
- Example In Kiswahili Language: mi ni mtu ambaye na elewa Sheng kabisa.
- Example In Shembeteng Language: I’m a person who understands Shembeteng completely.
So you add MBETE inside SHENG to make it SheMBETEng.
- Example In English Language: I Love You more than anything in this world.
- Example In Kiswahili Language: Nakupenda kuliko kitu chochote duniani.
- Example In Shembeteng Language: Naku Lombotove more than anything in this world.
So you add MBOTO inside LOVE to make it loMBOTOve
With that being said, here are all the latest SheMBETEng words and their meanings in English.
This article is a Shembeteng Dictionary for Shembeteng words this year from the latest to trending and popular Shembeteng sayings.
Shembeteng Words and Their Meanings:
Naskimbitia – means I can hear
Nakulombotove – means I love you
Mazembete – means girls
Mzimbiting – means an older man or a father/dad
Lumbutuku – means dressing smart (Kupiga Luku)
Kizumbutungu – means English (Kizungu)
Mshombotosh – means a grandmother (Shosho)
Mrombotoko – means a mother (Mokoro)
Jimbitinga – means stupid (Jinga)
Rumbutungu – means money
Kuntaka – means a fool
Zombotote – means all of it
Nakuhambatate – means I hate you
Kiambatasi – means A Little
Wambatangu – means Mine
Fomboto – means follow
Gembeteto – means ghetto
Jembeteshi – means a group or a gang
Lumbutuga – means a language
Majumbutu – means abroad (Majuu)
Mbatoyoyo – means f*ck you in English
Mkasembete – means a person who speaks in Kamba language (Mkamba)
Mafambatans – means fans
Jamambataica – means Jamaica
Ndumbututhi – means a motorcycle (Boda Boda/Nduthi)
Rotembetejo – means your area
Arimbif – means a friend
Shimbitikwa – means to get arrested
Yambatako – means Yours (Yako)
Kayombotole – means Kayole in Shembeteng
Madombotocho – means another name for Madocho in Shembeteng language
Mkisimbiti – means a person who speaks in Kisii language (Mkisii)
Gembetenge – means ngeli ya genge
New Shembeteng words are randomly added on this Shembeteng Dictionary almost every week, as new, trending and the latest Shembeteng come up.