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A popular soft drink in Jamaica

Example Sentences

Patois: Bring a busta fi mi wen yuh deh cum bak
English: Bring a busta for me when you are coming back

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Jamaican Proverbs and Sayings

August 22, 2013

Jamaican Proverbs are metaphorical sayings normally based on a truth or on the general experience of humans throughout history. Jamaican Proverbs reflect African and European influences and the purpose of most of these proverbs is to teach about survival.

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Deadman yard

March 27, 2018

English Translation



A place where dead bodies are buried

Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh duh nutt'n stupid, yuh wi end up a deadman yard
English: Don't do anything stupid, you may end up at the cemetery

posted by Monsta
Hitey titey

February 23, 2018

English Translation

Upper class

Example Sentences

Patois: Dem gyal deh com een like hitey titey
English: Those girls think they are of the upper class

posted by StikoLion12A

December 30, 2017

English Translation

matter of fact


a phrase that is used to make emphasis

Example Sentences

Patois: Fram bifuo creation, Di wod did de bout, matarafak, Di wod a did Gad.
English: From before creation, the word was around, as a matter of fact, the word was God.

posted by Binghibwoy
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