Jamaican Curse Words Explained

Posted on January 25, 2023

Today I wanted to talk to you about an interesting topic, Jamaican curse words. Now, I know some of you might be thinking "But wait, curse words? Isn't that kind of inappropriate?" but hear me out.

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Iyaric: The Language of Rastafari

Posted on January 23, 2023

One of the key elements of the Rastafari language is the use of what is called "Iyaric," a form of Jamaican Patois that is considered to be the "holy language" of Rastafarians. Iyaric, also known as Dread Talk, is the Rastafari language created in defiance of English as an imposed colonial language that facilitated the loss of African languages among enslaved Afro-Caribbeans.

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Describing Body Parts in Jamaican Patois

Posted on January 22, 2023

In this article, we will provide a list of common body parts and their translations in Jamaican Patois. The names of the body parts in Jamaican Patois are some of the most basic and useful words a beginner/intermediate speaker can learn.

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Jamaican Patois: The Language of Reggae

Posted on January 21, 2023

Jamaican Patois, also known as Jamaican Creole or simply Patwah, is a creole language spoken in Jamaica that has had a significant impact on the island's music, particularly in the genres of Reggae and Dancehall. It is a separate language from standard English, and is the primary language spoken by many Jamaicans.

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