Everything is just great.
Jamaican expression used to state that everything is ok
(patois) ”Sistren, how yu do?” all fruits ripe
(english) "Sister, how are you doing?” everything is just great
An interjection, often used to point out something that your conversation partner doesn't know, but should
Patois: Fram yestideh mi a wuk, mi tiad enuh
English: I’ve been working since yesterday, I’m tired you know
Someone who gives up incriminating evidence on another person(snitch), usually to the police
(patois) Dem a informah
(english) They are snitches
Slang term for a bmw motor vehicle
Patois: Dem yah gyal yah only drive inna bad man wagon
English: These girls only drive in BMWs
Literal translation - "What's going down?"
Patois: Wat a guh dung a di paati tomorrow?
English: What's happening at the party tomorrow?
It's not the same day a leaf drops to the bottom of the water that it begins to rots
Success doesn't happen over night
A type of smoking pipe mainly used as Rasta rites.
Patois: Mi wah fi load up di chalwa
English: I want to load up the Chalice
Rastafarian term for desire
Patois: Nuh man kno mi I-sire pon dis worl
English: No man knows my desire on this world.
Used in the state of greeting someone
Patois: Yes I Breda man
English: Greetings Brother
Used to describe something completed to it's highest degree of perfection
Patois: Give thanks and praises for the fullness in the scriptures for it gives I N I strength to overcome evil
English: I am grateful for the completeness in the scriptures for it gives me strength to overcome evil