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Definitions of "Dreadlocks"

1. Dreadlocks (Noun)

English Translation



Long, matted, or twisted hair worn as a symbol of Rastafarian lifestyle and spiritual dedication

Example Sentences

Patois: Di reggae artist have long, beautiful dreadlocks
English: The reggae artist has long, beautiful dreadlocks

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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Iyaric: The Language of Rastafari

One of the key elements of the Rastafari language is the use of what is called "Iyaric," a form of Jamaican Patois that is considered to be the "holy language" of Rastafarians. Iyaric, also known as Dread Talk, is the Rastafari language created in defiance of English as an imposed colonial language that facilitated the loss of African languages among enslaved Afro-Caribbeans.

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