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1. I-man (Pronoun)


English Translation

I-man


Definition

A term used by Rastafarians to refer to oneself as an individual, emphasizing the unity and divinity within all beings


Example Sentences

Patois: I-man strive fi righteousness and love
English: I strive for righteousness and love


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on August 6, 2023


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2. I-man (Pronoun)


Definition

A term used by Rastafarians to replace the pronouns I and me, emphasizing the unity and divine connection between oneself, Jah (God), and all of humanity


Example Sentences

Patois: I&I are all equal and connected, part of di divine creation
English: We are all equal and connected, part of the divine creation


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on July 13, 2023


3. I-man (Pronoun)


English Translation

I


Definition

Rasta slang for referring to oneself


Example Sentences

(patois) I-man nuh trust Babylon
(english) I don’t trust the police


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013



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