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Trending Words on Jamaican Patwah

1. Squaddie

English Translation

Police Officer

Example Sentences

Patois: Di squaddie gone inna di house
English: The police officer went in the house

posted on March 28, 2021

2. Radam


Slang term used to declare that something or someone has gotten exactly what they deserved. It may also be used as an expression after something funny, over the top or a transformation takes place.

This expression was created by internet sensation "Peanut Dread" in one of his viral videos.

Example Sentences

Patois: Anything sweet yuh gwaan sour yuh rass, Radam!
English: Anything that you feel good about is going to bring disgrace.

posted on December 23, 2022

3. Rhaatid

English Translation



Use to express mild surprise or irritation.

Example Sentences

(patois) Rhaatid! A weh dat cum from?
(english) Damn! Where did that come from?

posted on April 25, 2013