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1. Unnu


English Translation

Your


Example Sentences

Patois: Move unnu tings
English: Move your things



posted on November 19, 2019


2. Skoolah


English Translation

schooler


Example Sentences

Patois: Di skoolah dem nah act rite
English: The schoolers aren't acting right



posted on October 6, 2019


3. Everyweh mi tun makka juk mi


English Translation

Everywhere I turn, I'm poked by torns


Definition

Everywhere I go, I encounter obstacles



posted on October 1, 2019


4. Tek mi fi eediat


English Translation

Take me for an idiot


Example Sentences

Patois: It luk like yuh tek mi fi eediat
English: It looks like you take me for an idiot



posted on September 28, 2019


5. A suh


English Translation

That's how


Example Sentences

Patois: A suh mi tan
English: That's how I am



posted on September 28, 2019


6. Who yah talk tuh


English Translation

Who are you talking to?



posted on September 28, 2019




7. Wukka


English Translation

Worker


Example Sentences

Patois: Im a gud wukka
English: He's a good worker



posted on September 20, 2019


8. Uppa


English Translation

Up at


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi leff it uppa di house
English: I left it up at the house



posted on September 20, 2019


9. Rampin


English Translation

Playing


Example Sentences

Patois: Tap di rampin
English: Stop the playing



posted on September 19, 2019


10. Wi deh yah


English Translation

We're here


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh worry, wi deh yah
English: Don't worry, we're here



posted on September 19, 2019


11. Mi G


English Translation

My General


Definition

Slang term use to refer to a respected person


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi G, wah yuh waah?
English: My General, what do you want?



posted on September 18, 2019


12. Wah yuh a gwaan wid


English Translation

What have you been up to?



posted on September 16, 2019