To be stank or have dirt on you.
Patois: Mi mudda tell mi sistah seh shi dutty.
English: My mother told my sister that she is dirty
I’m very serious
I’m very serious / I don’t play
Patois: Yuh sure yuh waah try mi, mi nuh kin teet
English: Are you sure you want to try me, I don’t play
Patois: Mi did deh a mi yaad
English: I was at my home
A Rastafarian word for a Black
Patois: Nuff people inna Jumieka ah descent a bongo people fram Africa
English: A lot of people in Jamaica are descent of black people from Africa
A female that is strongly infatuated with a man and will do anything for him, even if he does not feel the same way
Patois: Shi ah call him ten time a day and im still nah ansah, she a man clown
English: She's calling him ten times daily and he's still not answering, she's a fool
(patois) Ongle one leff
(english) Only one is left
Do you understand me?
Patois: Naah guh dung deh suh yuh si mi?
English: Not going down there you understand me?
Rastafarian word for the police or the corrupt government system.
May also be used to describe any person or organization that oppresses the innocent
(patois) Waah Babylon bwoy a cum.
(english) A police man is coming.
(patois) It nuh dun
(english) It isn’t done
Patois: Wah mek yuh mash up mi iphone
English: Why did you break my iphone
do you see what I’m saying?
Patois: Mi nuh think him know wah him a chat bout, u zeemi?
English: I don’t think he knows what he’s talking about, do you see what I’m saying?
Expression used for something that is really cool or awesome.
(patois) Him bad like yaz.
(english) He is awesome.