Jamaican Patwah Logo

Learn Jamaican Language & Culture

Definitions of "Iyaric"

1. Iyaric (Noun)

English Translation

Rastafarian Language


A dialect of English used by Rastafarians, characterized by the addition of "I" or "Iya" to words, representing the divine self within all individuals

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi speak Iyaric to express mi Rastafarian beliefs
English: I speak Iyaric to express my Rastafarian beliefs

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

posted by anonymous on July 31, 2023

Featured Video on "Iyaric"

Featured Article on "Iyaric"

Popular Rastafarian words and phrases

The Rastafarian language is actually much easier to learn than Jamaican Patois because it’s mostly a play on English words (e.g. “overstand” for “understand”,“downpress” for “oppress”,“ I-ditate” for “meditate” etc…) rather than being an entirely separate dialect as with Jamaican Patois.

Read more »

5456+ Patois Definitions have been added so far

Want to add a word?
Define it here