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lol. A Jamaican Patois cheat-sheet. It's always so cute hearing foreigners try to speak our local dialect.


Do you know how to say "Look at that" or "Wow" in Jamaican? Do you have a Jamaican friend you want to communicate with or are you traveling to Jamaica? There is a heated debate amongst Jamaicans on whether "patois" (patwah) is a language or an English "dialect".  If you don't know Jamaican patois (patwah) it definitely sounds like another language.  Below is a list of 20 Essential Jamaican Patois phrases translated to English.


‪‎few things I would change with this like table manners. Jamaicans don't have a strict rule for this. And never call a street vendor "higgler" to their face. Jamaica ‪Travel‬ Cheat Sheet; Sign up at for high-res images.


Language: In the video above, we hear Jamaica's language Jamaican Patois (Patwah), or “Creole". Jamaican Patois is similar to English from the deep south which has a French influence. Jamaican Patois developed in the 1700s between the English and French ruling of Jamaica, but it originated from West Africa. Currently, there are 3.2 million speakers in Jamaica. Some words we took from Jamaican Patois are Barbecue, Cannibal, Canoe, and Tobacco.

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English is the predominant language of Canada, the US, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands, and is spoken alongside English-based creole languages in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and the Virgin Islands. It is also the official language of Dominica and Saint Lucia, where the French-based Antillean Creole is also widely spoken.


LUCKY DOLL crochet amigurumi - little inspiring soul - English PDF Crochet Pattern

* This is a PDF crochet pattern and not the finish item. *The pattern is ready to Dowland immediatelly after the payment. *Language: ENGLISH, American terminology This pattern incluses instruction for: -The basic doll -A lovely long tail pixie hat -A Jamaica hat -More than 30 highly detailed pictures of creating doll step by step and : -How to crochet invisible decrease -How to change colors in the crochet * Measures approx : 4 inches / 9,5 cm sitting and without hat. *You shoud know…