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Sup’m

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English Translation

Something



Example Sentences

(patois) Mi hav sup’m fi yu
(english) I have something for you

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15 Common Jamaican Sayings/Phrases

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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drop out

February 2, 2016

English Translation

die


Definition

To die


Example Sentences

Patois: Wholleep a dem drop out.
English: Many of them died.


posted by NattyCongoKalunga
Yai waata

February 2, 2016

English Translation

Tears


Definition

Tears.


Example Sentences

Patois: Clean yuh yai waata, mi ah guh gi yuh ah new one
English: Wipe your tears, I will give you a new one.


posted by NattyCongoKalunga
tagereg

January 27, 2016

English Translation

a hardened criminal


Definition

A hardened criminal or a "buguyaga"


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh lou dat tagereg bway fi cum ove' yah suh, im ah big tief.
English: Don't allow that criminal boy to come over here, he is a big thief.


posted by NattyCongoKalunga
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