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Definitions of "Bless"

1. Bless


Whether it be 'bless', or a variation such as 'bless up' or 'blessings', or ‘highly blessed’, some Jamaicans generally greet each other in a way that says that they wish the other person peace, abundance and rest in all they do.

Example Sentences

Patois: Bless bredda, how yuh feel todeh?
English: Greetings brother, how are you feeling today?

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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