Originated in the Western Cape, South Africa this word has various meanings.
Firstly "Jas" can refer to anything satisfactory.
"This pasta is Jas"
"Wow, this remix is Jas"
It can also be used in a sentence to further express a job being completed well.
"The way Ash mauled that weed was Jas"
"Charlie jus hit the most Jas bong I've ever seen"
The last example emphasizes the manner in which Charlie hit the bong (as being impressive) however could also refer to the size of the bong (large).
"Jas" can also be used as a sarcastic reply to a question or incident to express the stupidity of the question or incident.
After breaking the first bong, Josh then asked if he could borrow the new one.
In reply Reg exclaimed : "Are you JAS?"
Implying - "are you being for real?" or disbelief at the question even being asked.
Lastly and most commonly it is used as a single word to express extreme happiness or pleasure at a certain situation or circumstance.
After Drey bought JC a Big Tasty from McDonalds JC expressed his happiness by simply saying - "Jas"
Marisa walks into the room wearing nothing but her towel
Andy replies by simply saying - "Jas"
Friend: Not yet dude. I'll be asking her out later at Starbucks.
It can depict situations as being Great, Going well, fun, Insane, Rawkis as well as meaning horny depending on the accent used and the situation.
Often mentioned in conjunction with the word Awe (See Awe.)
How was last night bra? Ah it was Jas Suip Awe bra. Suiped from 10 till 7am then started again...at 8 awe awe.
bra: Ah it was Jas Suip Awe bru. Suiped from 10 till 7am then started again...at 8 awe awe.
Dude 1:You see that hot chick there, Fuck!
Dude 2: Ya bra that's Jas!
Jås is primarily used by Norwegian people living on the island Askøy.
"Eirik Krokås is not a heavy drinker!"
Norwegian: "Ute med de beste, god kok på byen. YOLO!"