What is Jamaican language called on Google Translate?

What is Jamaican language called on Google Translate?

Jamaican Patois (/ˈpætwɑː/; locally rendered Patwah and called Jamaican Creole by linguists) is an English-based creole language with West African influences, spoken primarily in Jamaica and among the Jamaican diaspora….

Jamaican Patois
Language family English creole Atlantic Western Jamaican Patois

What does RAS Klaat mean?

June 3, 2004. ras klaat. n.— «“Ras clat” is actually “arse cloth” or “ass cloth,” i.e. early toilet paper.

Who can say Wagman?

It is used throughout the Jamaican diaspora especially in certain pockets of south and east London.

What does fiya fi dat mean?

fyah fi dat – Caribbean Dictionary. fyah fi dat. 0. Interjection. An expression used to signify disapproving judgment of an act or thing by calling down or wishing hellfire on the target of disapproval.

What does Bumba Rass mean?

“Bless up” – one of my faves. Walking down the street, passing a person you know or don’t know – “Bless up” will be returned in kind or with “Bless, bless.” Then of course there are the “clots” – Bumba, Rass and I think you all know the third (blush).

What languages are spoken in Jamaica?

What language is spoken in Jamaica? Our local dialect, Jamaican Patois, is a colorful and energetic sing-song language that constantly evolves. Some refer to our native tongue as broken English, heavily influenced by our African, Spanish, French, and English colonial heritage. Is Portuguese Hispanic?

What are English words originate from Jamaican Patois?

Jamaican patois ( patwah) is another language. Below is a list of 18 Jamaican Patois phrases translated to English. I Will Be Right Back – Mi Soon Come. To Eat – Nyam. Jamaica – Jamrock, Jamdown, Yard. Jamaican – Yardie, Yard man. Friend – Bredren (male), Sistren (female) Well Done – Big up, Respect. Excellent – Sell off, Tun up

How to learn Jamaican Patois language?

Beginner Jamaican Patois is a simple and direct Jamaican Patois language learning app meant as an introduction to beginners and enthusiasts. Based on the ‘a word a day’ concept, this app provides up to 12 words a day of your choosing. All words ‘learnt’ are tested repeatedly thereafter, on a basis of decreasing regularity, if answered correctly

How to speak like a Jamaican?

Wat a guh dung?: literally “what’s going down?”

  • How yuh stay?: literally “how’s your status?”
  • Howdeedo?: “how do you do?” (more common among older people)