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Definitions of "Rasta" (Slang)


1. Rasta (Noun)


English Translation

Rastafarian


Definition

Slang expression used to refer to a persons that wears dreadlocks and is a Rastafarian


Example Sentences

Patois: When did yuh become a rasta?
English: When did you become a Rastafarian?


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



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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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