Awe 'noun' (pronounced Ah-Weh) is one of the most commonly used slang terms most spoken in Cape Town, South Africa and the most used slang word across all races in the country.
It's versatility as a word is what makes it so common. It's generally used as a greeting, but can also be used as an exclamation of agreement or excitement.
The actual origin of this word has not yet been recorded.
As a greeting:
Joe: Tony, watsup?
As an exclamation of agreement:
Joe: Isn't that Stacy's Mom?
As an exclamation of excitement:
Joe: Hey, Tony, guess who's got 500gb of porn.
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