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Duh Road

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Slang expression for stating that one is going out. The literal translation would be "Do Road".

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi ago duh road suh mi wi si yuh tomorrow
English: I'm going out so I'll see you tomorrow

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June 15, 2015

Dead wid laugh - English Translation: Dying with Laughter. Definition Slang expression normally used when you find something extremely funny and as a result, begin to laugh uncontrollably. It is similar to the English slang expressions "Laughing My Ass Off".

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Bun a fyah

November 23, 2015

English Translation



"Bun a fyah" is a Rastafarian lingo which means to strongly denounce something. The literal translation for "bun a fyah "is "burn a fire". Hence, if one is strongly against something, one would "bun a fyah" on it.

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi bun a fyah pan all a di child molester dem
English: I strongly denounce all of the child molesters

posted by anonymous
Dem Wah Fi Know

November 20, 2015

English Translation

They want to know

Example Sentences

Patois: Dem wah fi know a wah wrang wid yuh
English: They want to know what's wrong with you

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criss ting

October 25, 2015

English Translation

good looking girl


Physically attractive girl

Example Sentences

Patois: Mek I tel yuh mi luv dat criss ting she ah di only one inna mi heart
English: Let me tell you, I love that good looking girl ,she is the only one in my heart

posted by Miqqado
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