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Flass

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English Translation

To show off



Example Sentences

Patois: Wah mek him a flass suh?
English: Why is he showing of like that?

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How to Respond to Greetings in Jamaican Patois

November 12, 2013

In this lesson we will be discussing the different types of responses to various Jamaican Greetings. If you haven’t already, please view the previous lesson on Jamaican Greetings before continuing. A few of the greetings responses I’ve listed below might have different meanings when not used in a greeting context so I’ve also listed their literal translation when they are not being used as a greeting.


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Heartical

October 1, 2017

English Translation

From the heart


Definition

Used to describe vibrations from the heart


Example Sentences

Patois: Yes Ras , strictly heartical vibes last night well crucial inna di dance Iyah !
English: Yes Rasta, strictly good vibes last night was well needed in the dance


posted by RasTomeye
Fullness

October 1, 2017

English Translation

Complete


Definition

Used to describe something completed to it's highest degree of perfection


Example Sentences

Patois: Give thanks and praises for the fullness in the scriptures for it gives I N I strength to overcome evil
English: I am grateful for the completeness in the scriptures for it gives me strength to overcome evil


posted by RasTomeye
Niceness

October 1, 2017

English Translation

Greatness , very good , sweet or worthy


Definition

Used to describe something pleasing to oneself or something of goodness to be described


Example Sentences

Patois: Yes! Reggae Dj Ras Tom Eye will be spinning crucial Classic cuts tonight in Negril, cum mek wi guh deh it will be total niceness guaranteed .
English: Yes! Reggae Dj Ras Tom Eye will be playing crucial classic songs tonight in Negril, come let us go there, it will be total greatness guaranteed


posted by RasTomeye
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