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Definitions submitted by arhbwoy512


1. Rasta man


Definition

a male that practices rastafarianism (may or may not wear a dreadlocks)


Example Sentences

Patois: Bob Marley did a rasta man suh mi nuh think him did nyam pork
English: Bob Marley was a rasta man so I don't think he ate pork



posted on November 29, 2018

2. Pickney


English Translation

child or children


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem yah nowadays pickney waah fi bi like big people
English: These nowadays children want to be like adults



posted on November 29, 2018

3. Irie


English Translation

okay


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh hav much fi complain bout caw mi life irie
English: I don't have much to complain about because my life is okay



posted on November 21, 2018

4. Big up


English Translation

to give respect


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi haffi big up Brian fi everything him duh fi wi
English: I have to give respect to Brian for everything he has done for us



posted on November 18, 2018