- Aweh bra, hoe lykit? [Hello my friend, how are you?];
- Aweh! I forgot today is payday! [Yes/Cool/Awesome! I forgot today is payday!];
- Aweh, I want a gatsby too [Yes please, I want a gatsby too].
If you are a new Capetonian, this one might take a while to get used to…and it’s important that you don’t give yourself away by saying it awkwardly or in the wrong context. You can use Aweh in a relaxed manner (it helps if you tilt your head upwards when you say it or giving a slight, subtle nod expressing your relaxedness), or you can say it in an excited tone of voice – depending on the context you use it in, as illustrated above.
[Tip: Go observe how the surfers use this one. ;)]