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1. Bax Dung


English Translation

Slap you down


Definition

to cause someone to fall by striking with the open hand.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi guh bax dung yuh!
English: I'm going to slap you down!



posted on July 27, 2021


2. Mi dawg dem


English Translation

Close friends


Definition

close friends or homies


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi dawg dem a cum later
English: My friends are coming later



posted on July 16, 2021


3. Banga


English Translation

Burner Phone


Definition

A prepaid cellular phone, replaced frequently to avoid leaving a trail and getting caught up in illegal activities


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi lost mi banga
English: `I've lost my burner phone



posted on July 10, 2021


4. Chap eh line


English Translation

Scam


Definition

To participate in scamming activities by the use of a telephone.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mark chap eh line fi buy him car
English: Mark scammed on his phone to buy his car



posted on July 10, 2021


5. Chappa


English Translation

Scammer


Definition

A person who commits or participates in a fraudulent scheme or operation.


Example Sentences

Patois: Man a chappa
English: I'm a scammer



posted on July 10, 2021


6. Go down deh


English Translation

Go down there


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh stop, go down there
English: Don't stop, go down there



posted on June 15, 2021




7. Shella


English Translation

attacker


Definition

to attack or destroy something


Example Sentences

Patois: Man a shella
English: I'm an attacker



posted on April 21, 2021


8. Happy Eastah


English Translation

Happy Easter


Example Sentences

Patois: Happy Eastah mi fren
English: Happy Easter my friend



posted on April 4, 2021


9. Squaddie


English Translation

Police Officer


Example Sentences

Patois: Di squaddie gone inna di house
English: The police officer went in the house



posted on March 28, 2021


10. Long-seed man


English Translation

Old man


Definition

A pejorative title use to refer to an elderly male


Example Sentences

Patois: Dis yah long seed man shoulda kno betta
English: Dis old man should of known better



posted on March 18, 2021


11. Weh yah guh


English Translation

Where are you going?


Example Sentences

Patois: Weh yah guh nex?
English: Where are you going next?



posted on January 15, 2021


12. Yamabella


English Translation

Silly Female


Definition

A woman who is publicly being made a fool of by their significant other.


Example Sentences

Patois: Him a gi har bun, shi a yamabella
English: He's cheating on her, she's a silly female



posted on January 2, 2021