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1. Chant (Verb)


English Translation

Chant


Definition

To sing or recite sacred prayers, hymns, or spiritual verses, often accompanied by drumming and rhythmic chanting


Example Sentences

Patois: Wi gather and chant praises to di Most High
English: We gather and chant praises to the Most High


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on August 17, 2023


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Iyaric: The Language of Rastafari

One of the key elements of the Rastafari language is the use of what is called "Iyaric," a form of Jamaican Patois that is considered to be the "holy language" of Rastafarians. Iyaric, also known as Dread Talk, is the Rastafari language created in defiance of English as an imposed colonial language that facilitated the loss of African languages among enslaved Afro-Caribbeans.

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2. Chant (Verb)


English Translation

Chant


Definition

To rhythmically speak or sing lyrics in a repetitive and melodic manner, often with spiritual or social messages


Example Sentences

Patois: Wi chant down Babylon with di power of reggae music
English: We chant down Babylon with the power of reggae music


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on July 11, 2023



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