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September 28, 2014

English Translation

Kiss on the cheek


(1) Light kiss

(2) Small amount (or toops)

Example Sentences

Patois: Every time mi si mi mada mi give har a choops
English: Every time I see my mother I give her a kiss on the cheek

Patois: Doah gi him nuff, jus a choops
English: Don't give him plenty . Just a little

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September 21, 2014

English Translation

boastful / ostentatious

Example Sentences

Patois: Susan too boasie, shi always deh walk roun like a she own di place
English: Susan is too ostentatious, she's always walking around like she owns the place

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A Gwine

September 21, 2014

English Translation

I'm going to

Example Sentences

Patois: A gwine cum bak tomorrow
English: I'm going to come back tomorrow

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July 28, 2014

Wah gwaan -English Translation - What’s going on or what’s up - Definition Pronounced as “waa gwaan”, the literal translation is “what’s going on” but when used as a greeting, it can also mean “What’s up”. Different variation of “Wah gwaan” may be used but they all have the same meaning. These include; wah deh gwaan, whatta gwaan or waguan (pronounced wa-goo-ahn)

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