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1. Mnk


English Translation

I don't know


Definition

Mnk - mi nuh know


Example Sentences

Patois: Mnk bou yuh eno but mi know mi gud
English: I don't know about you but I know I'm good



posted on May 14, 2022


2. Smdh


English Translation

Shake my damn head


Definition

Smdh- shake mi damn head


Example Sentences

Patois: Smdh, eh bwoy fool
English: Shake my damn head, the boy is foolish



posted on May 14, 2022


3. Mnl


English Translation

I'm not laughing


Definition

Mnl- mi naah laugh


Example Sentences

Patois: It nuh funny, Mnl
English: It's not funny, I'm not laughing



posted on May 14, 2022


4. Dmast


English Translation

That's what I'm saying too


Definition

Dmast- Dat mi a seh too


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi tell him a Dmast
English: I told him that's what I'm saying too



posted on May 14, 2022


5. HMID


English Translation

hide my ID


Definition

Hmid- hide mi ID


Example Sentences

Patois: Aye Sharon, wah'm, HMID
English: Hey Sharon, what's going on, hide my ID



posted on May 14, 2022


6. Dwfl


English Translation

Dying of f*cking laughter


Definition

Dwfl - dead wid f*cking laugh


Example Sentences

Patois: Shi cyaah stop Dwfl
English: She can't stop dying of f*cking laughter



posted on May 14, 2022




7. Yzt


English Translation

Do you understand?


Definition

Yzt- yuh zeet


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi a gwaan guh eh right, Yzt
English: I'm continuing to do the right thing, do you understand?



posted on May 14, 2022


8. Sml


English Translation

Smile


Example Sentences

Patois: Tommy cyaah stop sml ya now
English: Tommy can't stop smiling now



posted on May 14, 2022


9. Amftu


English Translation

I should be the one to tell you


Definition

Amftu - A mi fi tell yuh


Example Sentences

Patois: Amftu bout it mi fren
English: I should be the one to tell you about it my friend



posted on May 14, 2022


10. Nawmal a lie


English Translation

This is normal, is that a lie?


Definition

Slang phrase popularize by Dancehall Artist Jashii , which, when punctuated is written as “Nawmal, a lie?”.

This particular phrase is use to ask or state that a particular scenario is very common.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi spen 100 gran pan clothes todeh, nawmal a lie?
English: I spent $100K on clothes today, this is normal, is that a lie?



posted on May 6, 2022


11. Smlz


English Translation

Smiles


Definition

Smlz- smiles


Example Sentences

Patois: Wen mi luk a jus bay smlz mia seh
English: When I looked I saw a lot of smiles



posted on May 4, 2022


12. Twy


English Translation

Take away yourself


Definition

Twy- Tek weh yuhself


Example Sentences

Patois: Tek weh yuh self if yuh know wa best fi yuh
English: Get away if you know what's best for you



posted on May 4, 2022