Lesson 5Jamaican Patois
Do you have a dog? - Yuh hav wah dawg?Yes. i have a dog – Yeh mi hav wah dawg.
What are you doing? - wha yuh a do?i am reading - Mi a read
What is this? - Wha dis be??This is coffee - Dis a kaffee
Do you have a cup? - Yuh hav wah cup?Yes. i have a cup - Yeh mi hav wah cup
What do you have?    - Wha yuh hav?i have bread -   Mi hav bred
What do you have? - Wha yuh hav??We have apples - We hav suh apple
What is he doing?    - A wha him a do??he is eating!   - Ihm a eat
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Learn Jamaican Patwa Basics 5

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

Learn Jamaican Patwa Basics 5

  1. 1. Lesson 5Jamaican Patois
  2. 2. Do you have a dog? - Yuh hav wah dawg?Yes. i have a dog – Yeh mi hav wah dawg.
  3. 3. What are you doing? - wha yuh a do?i am reading - Mi a read
  4. 4. What is this? - Wha dis be??This is coffee - Dis a kaffee
  5. 5. Do you have a cup? - Yuh hav wah cup?Yes. i have a cup - Yeh mi hav wah cup
  6. 6. What do you have? - Wha yuh hav?i have bread - Mi hav bred
  7. 7. What do you have? - Wha yuh hav??We have apples - We hav suh apple
  8. 8. What is he doing? - A wha him a do??he is eating! - Ihm a eat

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