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Matic

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Definition

Slang term for a fully or semi-automatic gun.



Example Sentences

Patois: Di squaddy dem tek two matic offa di street laas week
English: The police took two automatic guns off the streets last week

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Giving directions in Jamaican patois

October 2, 2014

In this lesson we will be discussing the different ways of giving directions in Jamaican patois.


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Lidung

June 12, 2017

English Translation

lay down


Example Sentences

Patois: Lidung pan yuh bak
English: Lay down on your back


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Mi nuh deh pan nutten

June 2, 2017

English Translation

Nothing is going on for me / I am not doing anything


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh deh pan nutten suh mi deh cum ova
English: Nothing is going on for me so I'm coming over


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Walk Good

June 2, 2017

English Translation

Take care


Definition

An expression used to wish good fortune and a good trip on departing travelers.


Example Sentences

Patois: Walk good and memba fi call mi wen yuh reach
English: Take care and remember to call me when you have arrived


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