Stammer / stutter
To speak in a way that is involuntary repetitious, and in some cases difficult to complete sentences due to excessive repeating of sounds.
Patois: Di man ah stamma, mi cyaah undastan im.
English: The man is stuttering, I can't understand him.
To be talked badly about, or to be talked downly upon
Examples: Dem ah chat mi, yuh, wi, unuh etc.
Patois: Mi know seh dem ah chat mi, dat ah wah mek mi nuh par wid dem.
English: I know they are talking badly about me, that's why I don't hangout with them.
Patois: Dem ah chat yuh, dem ah nuh yuh real parrie.
English: They are talking badly about you, they are not your real friends.
To have a conversation (to come to an understanding by having dialog).
Patois: Dem ah reason, mi nuh waah badda dem.
They are having a conversation, I don't want to bother them.
To like or admire someone or something
Patois: Dem nuh rate mi gyalfren bicaw dem tink shi too stush.
English: They don't like my girlfriend because they think she's too stuck up.
Patois: Mi rate di song deh, it ah guh mek it wurlwide.
English: I like that song, it's going to make it worldwide.
Nuh muss is an expression used to show confidence in knowing something or the ability to do something
Expression of sertenty.
Patois: "Yuh bredda know how fi fix di wata pipe" "Im nuh muss know how fi fix ih".
English: "Does your brother know how to fix the water pipe" "Of course he knows how to fix it."
Patois: "Yuh know mi sistah" "Mi nuh muss know yuh sistah, wi did guh skool togedda"
English: "Do you know my sister" "Of course I know your sister, we went to school together"