15 Jamaican Patois words of African OriginPosted on September 10, 2022
There are many words and expressions within patios that are of African origin, the majority being “Akan” which is a Ethnicity coming from the Ghana region(Gold Coast) . During slavery, many people of the Akan Ethnicity were taken to Jamaica, so their language, religion and culture play a major role in the formation of the Jamaican culture. Here are some Jamaican Patois words that have African origins.
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