Definition of Mzansi in English:

Mzansi

proper noun

informal South African
  • a name for South Africa

    • ‘even though she lives in the US‚ her heart will always be in Mzansi’

Pronunciation

Mzansi

/(ə)mˈzän(t)sē/ /(ə)mˈzɑn(t)si/ /(ə)mˈzänzē/ /(ə)mˈzɑnzi/

Origin

From Xhosa uMzantsi, from um- (singular prefix) + -zantsi ‘low, south’.