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Halla

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Definition

To scream



Example Sentences

Patois: Di crowd dema halla wen I manna perform pon di stage
English: The crowd are screaming when I'm performing on the stage

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Popular Rastafarian words and phrases

September 1, 2014

Rastafarian words and phrases are a combination of English dialect and Jamaican Patois spoken primarily by Rastafarians. The Rastafarian language is actually much easier to learn than Jamaican Patois because it’s mostly a play on English words (e.g. “overstand” for “understand”,“downpress” for “oppress”,“ I-ditate” for “meditate” etc…) rather than being an entirely separate dialect as with Jamaican Patois.


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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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