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1. When puss belly full, him seh rat belly tink


English Translation

When the cat's belly is full, it will say that the rat's belly smells stink


Definition

People who find themselves in certain position, do not remember where they are coming from



posted on August 11, 2022

2. Nuh buy puss inna bag


English Translation

Do not buy a cat in a bag


Definition

Examine carefully what is accepted from others



posted on August 5, 2022

3. Fly dem bat


English Translation

Kill them


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi a guh fly dem bat inna Call of Duty
English: I'm going to kill them in Call of Duty



posted on July 20, 2022

4. Mek Dem


English Translation

Let them


Example Sentences

Patois: Mek dem keep run dem mouth
English: Let them keep running their mouth



posted on July 20, 2022

5. Radam


Definition

The Jamaican slang Radam is a form of expression which became popular from a TikTok meme.


Example Sentences

Patois: Anything sweet yuh gwaan sour yuh rass, Radam!
English: Anything that you feel good about is going to bring disgrace.



posted on July 18, 2022