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1. Wudda

English Translation

Would have

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi wudda duh it
English: I would have done it

posted on June 9, 2019

2. Shine head

English Translation

Bald head

Example Sentences

Patois: Di shine head man deh out deh
English: The bald head man is out there

posted on April 26, 2019

3. Wash out

English Translation



a process in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances; detoxification.

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi tink a time fi yuh wash out
English: I think it's time for your detox

posted on April 12, 2019

4. Yuh si wah mi a seh

English Translation

Do you see what I'm saying

Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh affi stay trang, yuh si wah mi a seh
English: You have to stay strong, do you see what I'm saying

posted on March 27, 2019

5. try a ting

English Translation

try something

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh sure how it guh, mi just a try a ting
English: I'm not sure how it is, I'm just trying something

posted on February 14, 2019