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1. Overstand

English Translation



To know the meaning of something

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh overstand wah yuh seh,suh mi cyaah respond.
English: i don't understand what you said,so i can't talk respond

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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.

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2. Overstand

English Translation


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh overstand wah mi waah seh?
English: Do you understand what I want to say?

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