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About Jamaican Patwah

Our Mission

Jamaicanpatwah.com is a platform celebrating Jamaica's vibrant culture and rich Patois language. We aim to showcase the beauty of Patois and nurture its growth through community participation.

Our Story

Founded in 2012 by JP Linguistics, Jamaicanpatwah.com started as a labor of love for language and culture. It's more than just a website—it's a community hub where the heart and soul of Jamaica are expressed through the words and wisdom of its people.

We believe in the power of "Patwah" to unite voices and celebrate heritage, and we strive to create a space where this beautiful language can flourish.

Our Approach

We take a collaborative approach to language preservation. By inviting everyone to share their favorite Patois words and phrases, we empower our users to contribute to the living dictionary that is Jamaicanpatwah.com.

It's a place where every spelling suggestion and every word submitted is a stitch in the vibrant quilt of Jamaican culture.

The Power of Community

Our dictionary project is a testament to the power of the crowd. With every contribution and vote, our users are actively participating in the creation of a Patois dictionary that is truly by the people, for the people.

It's a democratic process that ensures the language remains a true reflection of the people who speak it every day.

Join Us

We invite you to join our journey at Jamaicanpatwah.com. Share your Patois wisdom, cast your vote on spellings, and help us build a resource that captures the essence of Jamaica.

Whether you're a native speaker or a curious learner, your voice matters in shaping the future of our language.

For more info, you can check out our blog post on the story behind Jamaicanpatwah.com and how you can be a part of this exciting project.