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Definitions of "Dread"


1. Dread (Noun)


English Translation

Dread


Definition

A term used to refer to a Rastafarian or someone who follows the Rastafarian lifestyle and beliefs


Example Sentences

Patois: Di dreads are strong advocates for social justice and equality
English: The dreads are strong advocates for social justice and equality


Related Words

One Drop , One Love , No woman no cry , Patan ,



posted by anonymous on July 25, 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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Other Definitions of "Dread"

2. Dread


English Translation

Dreadlock


Definition

A person with dreadlocks


Example Sentences

Patois: Dread man ah neva queffa
English: Dreadlock man is not a killer


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,



posted by Pundy on March 18, 2023


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3. Dread


English Translation

Dreadlocks


Definition

Dreadlocks hairstyle that most Rastafarians were


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi like mi dread
English: I like my dreadlocks


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by Typhoid on September 12, 2014


. Dread Pictures


4. Dread (Noun)


English Translation

Dreadlocks Man


Definition

A person who wears dreadlocks, not necessarily a Rasta.


Example Sentences

(patois) Di dread inna di ackee tree
(english) The dreadlocks man is in the ackee tree


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013


. Dread Pictures



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