What does “Dagga” mean?

A South African word from marijuana that dates back to the 1600s. The term originates from the Khoekhoe language and indigenous tribe from South-Eastern Africa. In this dialect, the term also means ‘a feeling of intoxication’. Since the word has been adopted it has been spelled many different ways including daggha, dacha, dacka, tagga, and dachka.

Example usage:

“The bus took forever but a local shared some dagga weed so we enjoyed the wait.”


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