Jamaican Patwah Logo

Learn Jamaican Language & Culture

Definitions of "Dead left"

1. Dead left

English Translation

Inheritance, mostly pieces of land and houses.


Inheritance, mostly pieces of land and houses. It's what one gets of a deceased family's property as inheritance.

Example Sentences

Patois: Him nuh hav nutten, all the house him have a dead left from him muma.
English: He doesn't have anything, even the house that he has is inheritance from his mom.

Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,

posted by CongoKalungaGangalee on May 2, 2016

Featured Video on "Dead left"

Featured Article on "Dead left"

Is Jamaican Patois "Broken" English?

The question of whether Jamaican Patois is merely "broken English" often sparks lively debate. At first glance, this language might seem perplexing, with its unique pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary.

Read more »

5593+ Patois Definitions have been added so far

Want to add a word?
Define it here