Fiatu- (Noun) [ fee-a-too ]
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|Meaning : Pimp-mode shoes|
Use : Ssejo ameng'ara fiatu = Jose is wearing pimp-mode shoes
Period: 2010 - 2013
Related to: Male grooming, Shoes and apparel
Meaning clarification: Not to be confused with "Fyatu"
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:Derived from Swahili word "Viatu" but given the Kalenjin accent ("V" becomes "F"). This word came about from a Kiwi advert that was done by David Rudisha and his Kalenjin accent caused him to say "fiatu fyangu" (Swahili "viatu vyangu" - my shoes).
David Rudisha is a prolific athlete with many medals to his name. He was the "Kiwi man" ... brand ambassador for Kiwi Shoe polish