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1. Tap a di tap


English Translation

Boss


Definition

A well respected person. One who is outstanding in some respect. Literal translation - "Top of the top"


Example Sentences

Patois: Him a di tap a di tap, luk how him carry hm self
English: He is the boss, look at how he carries himself



posted on September 21, 2015

2. Wah do dem


English Translation

what's wrong with them


Definition

What's wrong with them / What's their problem


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah mek dem a luk pan mi, a wah duh dem?
English: Why are they looking on me, what's their problem?



posted on September 21, 2015

3. Wat a guh dung


English Translation

What's happening


Definition

Literal translation - "What's going down?"


Example Sentences

Patois: Wat a guh dung a di paati tomorrow?
English: What's happening at the party tomorrow?



posted on September 21, 2015

4. Yeye


English Translation

Eye


Definition

Eye


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah mek yuh yeye luk suh red?
English: Why does your eye look so red?



posted on September 21, 2015

5. Frass


English Translation

high


Definition

Under the influence of marijuana


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi tek two draw adi chaliss and mi frass
English: I took two puffs of the bong and now I'm high



posted on September 21, 2015