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Definitions of "Ovastan"

1. Ovastan

English Translation



To comprehend a word or information being spoken or written. Literal translation is "overstand".

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi ovastaan weh yuh a seh
I understand what your saying

Related Words

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

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