Meaning of eina in English:

eina

Pronunciation /ˈeɪnɑː/

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exclamation

South African
  • Used as an expression of pain or distress.

    • ‘prices are going through the roof—eina!’

noun

mass nounSouth African
  • Pain or trouble.

    • ‘first aid without the eina’

Origin

Afrikaans, perhaps from Khoikhoi llé, interjection expressing pain, + llná, interjection expressing surprise, or perhaps from a nasalized pronunciation of Nama interjection llei.