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Definitions submitted by Tannyreid


1. So-so


English Translation

Only


Definition

(Adjective) Syn. Singular,only


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh expeck wi fi nyam so-so rice?
English: Do you expect us to eat only rice?



posted on January 10, 2016

2. Yie


English Translation

Eye


Definition

The sense organ of sight located in the cranium(skull) that allows you to be able to see.


Example Sentences

Patois: 1. Mi yie a hat mi.
2. Yuh lik mi inna mi yie!
English: 1. my eye is hurting me.
2. You hit me in my eye!



posted on January 10, 2016

3. Nebba


English Translation

Never


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nebba kno seh yuh gaan a Merica!
English: I never knew that you went to America!



posted on January 10, 2016