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Definitions submitted by CongoKalungaGangalee


1. hungry have mi


English Translation

I am hungry


Definition

To be in a state of hunger


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi cyaah wait fi nuh man, mi a nyam di food right yah now, hungry have mi
English: I can't wait for anyone, I am eating the food right now, I am hungry.



posted on December 27, 2016
2. Chuck


English Translation

Shove


Definition

To push someone forcefully; normally done when looking for a fight.


Example Sentences

Patois: A wah happen to yuh, p**sy?... Weh yuh chuck mi fah?
English: What's your problem, motherf**ker?... Why did you shove me?



posted on December 27, 2016
3. guh suh


English Translation

Go this way (or that way)


Example Sentences

Patois: Guh suh p**sy!
English: Go that way motherf**ker!



posted on December 16, 2016

4. Shotta


English Translation

Criminal, killer or murderer.


Definition

A criminal who usually operates for money.


Example Sentences

Patois: Man a shotta fram wi baan
English: We have been killers since we were born.



posted on December 16, 2016
5. a wah happen to yuh


English Translation

What's wrong with you


Definition

It's an expression used to mean "What's the problem with you?" or "What's wrong with you?"


Example Sentences

Patois: A wah happen to yuh!... yuh nuh know seh a my ting that?
English: What's the problem with you!... Don't you know it's mine?



posted on October 14, 2016