Learn Jamaican Patwa Basics 1

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A simple Jamaican Patwa to English translation of some basic words and phrases. Get more at http://growingupjamaican.com/

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Learn Jamaican Patwa Basics 1

  1. 1. Lesson 1 Patwa
  2. 2. Hello - Wah Gwaan
  3. 3. A Girl Wha GyalA Boy Wha Bwoy
  4. 4. The girl is eating Di Gyal a NyamThe boy is eating Di Bwoy a Nyam
  5. 5. A woman Wha UhmanA man Wha man
  6. 6. The woman is drinking - Di uhman a jinkThe man is eating - Di man a nyam
  7. 7. The boy is running – Di Bwoy a runThe woman is running – Di uhman a run
  8. 8. The girl is reading - Di gyal a readThe man is reading - Di man a read
  9. 9. The girls are drinking - Di gyal dem a jinkThe boys are eating – Di bwoy dem a nyam
  10. 10. The men are drinking - Di man dem a jinkThe girls are running – Di gyal dem a run
  11. 11. The women are eating – Di uhman dem a nyamThe boys are reading – Di bwoy dem a read
  12. 12. Boys – Bwoy demGirls – gyal demMen – Man demWomen – uhman dem
  13. 13. She is drinking – She a jinkHe is running – Him a run
  14. 14. They are eating – Dem a nyamThey are reading – Dem a read
  15. 15. He is running - Him a runShe is cooking – She a cookThey are cooking – Dem a cook
  16. 16. The boys are swimming – Di bwoy dem a swimThe man is swimming - Di man a swim
  17. 17. Goodbye - Lata

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