Meaning: Petrol or Fuel

Origin: Uknown


Use: Ndai haina irori. = The car is out of petrol.

Period: Mid 90's

Synonyms: Ngata, Ngede, Gede

Pronounciation: (Noun) [ eeh-roh-ree ]

Relate: Oil

Variations: -

History: Another great example of Sheng's versatility, this word is from the Kikuyu-nised version of "Petroli" (Swahili for petrol). The version would would have it as "petirori" and then contracted to "irori".

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