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Culcha

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English Translation

Culture



Example Sentences

(patois) Jamaican culcha a di best!
(english) Jamaican culture is the best!

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Nuh live nowhere

March 21, 2015

Definition

To have nothing or little, or not being in a comfortable or prosperous state because of poverty, no work etc. etc.


Example Sentences

Patois: Da big man deh nuh live nowhere mek him a beg beg people money everyday
English: That man is very poor, and that's why he is begging people for money everyday


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Couldah

March 10, 2015

English Translation

could of


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh couldah tell mi seh yuh did a cum
English: You could of told me that you were coming


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Fish tea

March 10, 2015

English Translation

Fish Soup


Definition

Soup made with fish stock


Example Sentences

Patois: If yuh deh tap by di restarant, get a fish tea fi mi
English: If you are stopping by the restaurant, get a fish soup for me


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You know you're Jamaican if

January 4, 2015

You know you're Jamaican if searcy tea is the cure for every sickness, whenever you hear the Jehovah witness on the outside, you shut off everything and hide until they are gone,you address all Asian looking person as Mr. Chin or Ms. Chin.


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