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Bokkle

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English Translation

Bottle



Example Sentences

(patois) Missah Chin, sell mi a bokkle a milk
(english) Mister Chin, sell me a bottle of milk

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Run weh

July 20, 2014

English Translation

run away


Example Sentences

Patois: Him a cowad, him eva deh run weh fram confrontation
English: He's a coward, he's always running away from confrontation


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Nuh badda mi

July 14, 2014

English Translation

Don't bother me


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh badda mi right now, mi a duh singting important
English: Don't bother me right now, I'm doing something important


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Lick Shot

July 14, 2014

English Translation

Shoot


Definition

Slang expression for shoot


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh drive pan dah road deh, dem lick shot after any strange kyar dat dem si
English: Don't drive on that road, they shoot after any strange car that they see


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Top 15 Jamaican Patois words you should know

July 28, 2014

Wah gwaan -English Translation - What’s going on or what’s up - Definition Pronounced as “waa gwaan”, the literal translation is “what’s going on” but when used as a greeting, it can also mean “What’s up”. Different variation of “Wah gwaan” may be used but they all have the same meaning. These include; wah deh gwaan, whatta gwaan or waguan (pronounced wa-goo-ahn)


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