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Patois and Slang Dictionary

Definitions of "Tan"

1. Tan

English Translation



To stay in a particular place

Example Sentences

Patois: Tan deh nuh move
English: Stay there and don't move

posted by Nzemalossi on May 1, 2016

2. Tan (Verb)


Means any of the following : stand, stay or wait

Example Sentences

(patois) Tan right deh suh, mi sue cum back
(english) Stay right there, I will be back soon

posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013