(patois) Look ova deh suh
(english) Look over there
Below is a list of Jamaican Patois words you can use to expand your vocabulary and practice making conversations in patois. Stush - English Translation: Stuck up, Definition - Slang term for someone that acts superior, stuck up, conceited etc…
Someone who jumps on a cause, but is not fundamentally committed, just on for ride
Patois: Everything wah dem duh him falla, him a waggonist
English: Everything that they do he follows, he's a bandwagon
To promote and foster a positive feeling.
Patois: Nice up di place, it luk chakka chakka.
English: Clean up the place it looks messy
I'm in charge here
Patois: Yuh afi know seh mi run tings yah.
English: You have to know that I'm in charge here.