Definition of aikona in English:

aikona

adjective

South African
informal
  • No; not any; not.

exclamation

South African
informal
  • Used as an emphatic negative: ‘no’, ‘certainly not’, ‘never’, ‘no way!’.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Fanakalo aikona, haikona from Xhosa hayi or its cognate Zulu hhayi no + Xhosa kona or its cognate Zulu khona here, there.

Pronunciation

aikona

/ʌɪˈkɔːnə/