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1. Iyah (Noun)


Definition

The divine presence or spirit of Jah (God), often invoked as a form of greeting or acknowledgment


Example Sentences

Patois: Blessings, mi bredda! Iyah guide and protect yuh
English: Blessings, my brother! May the divine presence guide and protect you


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on August 22, 2023


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2. Iyah (Pronoun)


English Translation

You


Definition

Rasta slang for “you”.


Example Sentences

(patois) Yow I-yah
(english) Hey you


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013


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