Definition of totsiens in English:

totsiens

exclamation

South African
  • Until we meet again; goodbye.

    • ‘Let's not say ‘totsiens’ yet to Mbeki, in this regard.’
    • ‘You could also just use ‘sien jou’, but people do still say totsiens fairly often so don't worry about it - you can use that too.’

Origin

1930s: from Afrikaans tot (weer)siens, from Dutch tot ‘until’ + zien ‘see’.

Pronunciation

totsiens

/tɒtˈsiːns/