Some articles on slang, words, word, meaning:
... Finally, an Abidjan French slang called nouchi is spoken by people in gangs and also by young people copying them ... New words usually appear in nouchi and then make their way into colloquial Abidjan French after some time ... Here are some examples of words used in the African French variety spoken in Abidjan (the spelling used here conforms to French orthography, except ô which should be read as -aw in the English word "law") une ...
... In slang, it can also have a positive meaning ... The word is sometimes shortened to its historical euphemism K ... can be found in a 2008 court case, in which using the word kankerlijer to insult a police officer was cited as a serious offense ...
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