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Selectah

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Definition

Slang expression for a disc jockey; a person who plays recorded music for an audience.



Example Sentences

Patois: Di selectah shell dung di paati last night
English: The D.J. took the party by storm last night

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yeh man

February 15, 2015

Definition

yes (of course)!


Example Sentences

Patois: Man1- “Yuh deh cum adi paati likkle more?” Man2- “yeh man”
English: Man1- “Are you coming to the party later?” Man2- “Yes! Of course”


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Chubble

February 15, 2015

English Translation

trouble


Example Sentences

Patois: Wi nah luk fi nuh chubble around yah
English: We are not looking for any trouble around here


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Chile

February 15, 2015

English Translation

Child


Example Sentences

Patois: Woofa chile is dat ova deh suh
English: Whose child is that over there


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