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1. Ras

English Translation



A Rastafarian person

Example Sentences

Patois: Di ras a chant down Babylon.
English: The Rastafarian is denouncing the corrupt system.

Related Words

Blacks , Bigga , Fatah , Peas Head ,

posted by anonymous on May 22, 2024

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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. Ras (Noun)

English Translation

Dreadlocks Man


Someone who wear’s dreadlocks (may also practice Rastology)

Example Sentences

(patois) Di rass deh inna di mango tree
(english) The dreadlocks man is in the mango tree

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013

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