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1. Iwah

English Translation



It is the Rastafarian Iyaric version of the word "hour". It has become an integral part of the Jamaican Creole. It is mostly used to mean hour or time in everyday life.

Example Sentences

Patois: I man deh cum inna di nex iwah
English: I'm coming in the next hour

Related Words

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