Afrikaans-ishAwehFlexible word, usually means Hello but has many other meanings.

Originally a Cape Town/Cape Coloured community slang, it's become common across most of South Africa. Commonly used as a greeting, acknowledgement, in agreement, or even just to start a sentence. Examples: "Awe, how you doing?" "Would you like some chips?" "Awe!" "Awe, can I koppel a smoke?" "Are you keeping well?" "Awe." .... And many more!