See also: éísh
- (South Africa) phew; whew; expressing resignation
2007, Corinne Squire, HIV in South Africa: Talking About the Big Thing, page 132:
- You become very happy and forget that eish, when you get home it is then that you remember that you have HIV, but when you are there you are free.
- FCS Integrated English for First Additional Language L3 (page 3)
- Eish, I can't believe we're back at this.