Interracial Couple in Cape Town Chronicle TikTok Video of Their Language Barrier, Mzansi Amused

Interracial Couple in Cape Town Chronicle TikTok Video of Their Language Barrier, Mzansi Amused

  • An interracial couple has been trending for sharing a cute video of not understanding each other because of their languages
  • The couple staying in Cape Town chronicle their love and the moments they share in their lives
  • Netizens love how long it took for them to understand each other, but eventually, they figured it out

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Interracial couple in Cape Town share cute moments together
An interracial couple shared a cute video of their language barrier and followers are swooning over their bond. Images: @nsalemane/TikTok
Source: TikTok

An interracial couple from Cape Town shared how hard it can be to understand each other when the languages differ. Nthabiseng Salemane posted a video on TikTok showing online users an example of what her French husband calls a dustpan.

After revealing that he called a dustpan a shovel, netizens were left in stitches. The post has over 140K views, more than 15K likes, and other couples shared their stories. Slaemane showed Mzansi how funny it can be at times and said in her clip:

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"One thing about being in an interracial relationship, but I love moments like this. I learn a new French word, and he adds an English word to his already spectacular vocabulary."

Watch the video below:

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TikTok video sparks debate about language barriers between couples

After peeps saw the hilarious post, many shared their hilarious stories with their significant others.

Here are the comments:

@sunshine said:

"No, because I thought he was looking for the garden shovel or a spade."

@Nyakallo's said:

"Nthabi, did you just say interracial?? No! This one ke international, French babe."

@Grace143_star said:

"I thought he wanted to do some gardening. Oh, bless him."

@OloBlaque commented:

"Where do you all find French men? I want one."

@Thandi_Mlotha said:

"That man is passionate."

Video montage of interracial couple married for 45 years warms people’s hearts and gets 6 million views.

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In other related stories, Briefly News reported about another couple who expressed their love in a video.

A TikTok video of an interracial couple left social media users longing for a close bond like theirs.

The couple shared a montage of their beautiful love story, which started 45 years ago when they married. The touching clip gathered over six million views on TikTok within a week of being posted on their page.

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Trisha Pillay (Weekend current affairs editor) Trisha Pillay is a Current Affairs writer at Briefly News. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours degree in International Politics from UNISA. She joined ENCA straight out of varsity and completed an internship at the channel. Pillay later went on to cover politics, crime, entertainment, and current affairs at the Citizen Newspaper. She joined Newzroom Afrika in 2019 and became a senior bulletin editor for shows focused on politics and current affairs on the channel. She joined Briefly News in 2023. You can contact her at