Jamaican Patwah Logo

Learn Jamaican Language & Culture






Definitions of "ANANCY STORIES"


1. ANANCY STORIES (Noun)


Definition

Anancy is a trickster folk hero from Jamaica and other Caribbean countries. He is often depicted as a spider with human qualities and characteristics. Anancy stories are popular because they teach lessons about survival and the triumph of the weak over the strong.


Related Words

Abeng , Accompong , Ackee , ADELPHI ,



posted by anonymous on November 3, 2023


Featured Article on "ANANCY STORIES"

What is Jamaican Patois? Is it a Real Language?

Jamaican Patois, often mistaken for a mere accent, is way more than that—it's a creole language that resonates with millions and dances between familiarity and uniqueness, captivating both locals and curious minds worldwide.

Read more »

5491+ Patois Definitions have been added so far

Want to add a word?
Define it here