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1. Duppy


English Translation

Ghost


Definition

A supernatural entity or spirit


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi si a duppy inna di ole house.
English: I saw a ghost in the old house.


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on May 9, 2024


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2. Duppy (Noun)


English Translation

Ghost


Definition

A supernatural entity or spirit


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi fraid a di duppy inna di old house
English: I am afraid of the ghost in the old house


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on June 22, 2023


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3. Duppy


English Translation

ghost


Definition

duppy means a ghost or spirit


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh duppy man

English: You are a ghost



posted by subzero619 on June 13, 2015


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4. Duppy (Noun)


Definition

Ghost or spirit of the dead which is feared throughout the Caribbean. Derives from the African religious belief that a man has two souls: one ascends to heaven while the other stays around for a while or permanently. May be harnessed for good or evil through Jamaican witchcraft (obeah).


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nah guh in deh, mi hear seh duppy in deh.
English: I’m not going in there, I heard that ghosts are in there?


Related Words

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



posted by anonymous on April 9, 2015


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5. Duppy (Noun)


English Translation

Ghost


Example Sentences

(patois) Mi si a duppy last nite
(english) I saw a ghost last night


Related Words

Hot Steppa , Baby madda , Badman , Bait ,



posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013


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