South African slang, is used to give emphasis to something (a replacement for very). Mostly used amongst surfers, but has become incresingly prolific amongst young people in South Africa.
That guy's lank scary
That sandwich looks lank dodgy
South African slang, derived from "jesus". Has many uses: (a) when exasperated
(b) in defense
(c) when expressing disbelief / surprise / amazement
Jees it's hot today!
Mom: Did you wash the dishes?
Daughter: Jees, I'm going to do it in a minute
Sally: My friend was in a car accident yesterday
Bob: Jees, is she okay?
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