Meaning: 1. To commute by bus (originally by KBS). 2. A Bus or Matatu.

Origin: Unknown


Use: 1. Man! yani leo I'm jav'ing = Man! Today I'm going by bus. 2. Hii jav imejaa = This bus is full.

Period: Mid 90's

Synonyms: Mat Mots Ride

Pronounciation: (Verb) [ ja-av ]

Relate: Chrome Alloy

Variations: Unknown

History: Derived from the English Word JAVELIN. The word became popular with the likeness of passengers standing in a bus (originally in KBS buses and later in estate minubuses) using the chrome pipe above them for support, akin to someone holding a javelin.

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