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Rastafarian Language

Dreadtalk, as an in-group language that surfaced among Rastas in the 1940s, is a Rastafarian language describing the experience of Rastafari.

The Stockholm Syndrome has been defined by the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language 5th Edition as “A psychological syndrome in which a per


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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Speak Rastafarian English

How to Speak Rastafarian English. Rastafarian English is a dialect primarily spoken by Jamaican Rastafarians. The Rastafarian language is much easier to learn than Jamaican Patois because it is a play on English words, rather than an...

Fidel: The Amharic alphabet. There are over 90 languages spoken in Ethiopia. Amharic is one of the two primary languages. By sending children to school they are learning the language of literacy and to harness their futures!


Ge'ez is a script used as an abugida (syllable alphabet) for several languages of Ethiopia and Eritrea but originated in an abjad (consonant only ) used to write Ge'ez, now the liturgical language of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Church.The Ge'ez script has been adapted to write other, mostly Semitic, languages, such as Amharic in Ethiopia and Tigrinya in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Direction: Left-to-rigth. Time period: 5th–6th c. BC to present. Parent systems: Proto-Sinaitic, South…


If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Nelson Mandela