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Jamaica Language

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

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TAINO Nation of Jamaica 'xaymaca' by freestylee, via Flickr

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Absolutely true...it's just awesome to be Jamaican, in spite of our many problems. #Jamaica

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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.

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from wikiHow

How to Speak Rastafarian English

Learn to speak Rastafarian because I'm silly like dat and I always wanted to learn a second language :-D

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This video documents the disappearing languages of the Eastern Maroons of Moore Town, Jamaica. The languages are (i) Kromanti, a language variety related to the Akan language cluster of West Africa, and (ii) Uol Taim Patwa or 'Maroon Spirit Language', a very archaic form of English-lexicon Creole, similar in many ways to the Creole languages of ...

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*Bob Marley* Jamaica, his cradle, his home island, his yard, and the birthplace of reggae. More fantastic pictures and videos of *Bob Marley* on: https://de.pinterest.com/ReggaeHeart/

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