|Meaning : Tough situation or thing|
Use : 1. Charlo ni mgwan = Charles is tough
2. Huko ni ku gwan! kuna karao = That place is bad... there are cops
Related to: Situation, Name of a person
Synonyms: Noma, Ndialala, Ndias, Diambo, Fyam, Mnaa, Wagwan,
Spelling variation: -
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:From Jamaican pattoi phrase "wha gwan" which means "what's going on". The Kenyan context was picked from reggae dance halls and converted to mean a tough person, situation or thing.