SA filmmaker Chad Nathan's hilarious 'Yassas' videos in Greece


Preneil Pillay

286 days ago
SA filmmaker Chad Nathan's hilarious 'Yassas' videos in Greece

Image: Screenshot | @ChadJNathan | TikTok

South African's are very well aware of the popular slang word 'Yasis'. But did you know that it means 'Hello" (spelt Yassas) in Greek?

When SA filmmaker and TikTok creator Chad Nathan (@ChadJNathan) found out about this, he couldn't help but go on full-on 'Yasis' binge.


Only #SouthAfricans will understand #yasis #greek #greece #athens 😂

♬ original sound - Chad Nathan

RELATED | [WATCH] The simple things humans do that make us smile


Part 2 - ##yasis ##greek ##southafrica

♬ original sound - Chad Nathan

According to Google, when spelt γεια σας and γεια σου, they do indeed mean "hello" (the first one when speaking to more than one person, or formally to one person, the second when speaking informally to one person). Γεια σου is even the most common way to greet friends. Literally, they mean "your health" (a common way to greet people.

RELATED | 18 South African Slang Words And Phrases You Should Know

RELATED | [WATCH] How TikTok became 2020's go-to App and why it's so popular


For more feel-good moments, tune in the Andy Maqondwana every weekday at 11:50 to hear beautiful moments of Kindness with Joburg Kindness.

RELATED | Andy Maqondwana: Nicola helps the elderly in the East Rand

RELATED | Joburgers come together to make Mnqobi's 1st birthday celebration possible


If Joburg is South Africa’s heart, then 947 is its racing pulse. 947 keeps listeners connected to the city, engaged with the boldest personalities and moving to the biggest hits – all day and all night.

947 is all about having fun in Joburg. Our job is to make our audience laugh and to give them a lift. As a station, we also have a deeply embedded focus on changing lives in Joburg by amplifying the generosity of its people.

If you love Joburg, 947 loves you!

Download the 947 App on iOS and Android.


Facebook: @947Joburg
Twitter: @947
Instagram: @947Joburg

Recently heard on air

Tate McRae - you broke me first

ON AIR NOW PLAYING Tate McRae - you broke me first
Recently played