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Lesson 9Learn Jamaican Patwa
a sweater - Wah swettaher socks are gray - Har sax dem gray
her sweater is purple - har swetta purpleThe tall man is wearing a tie - Di tall man awear wah tie
The tall woman is wearing a gray suit - Di talluhman a wear wah gray suitThe short man is wearing a black suit - Di shaatm...
My shoes are brown - Mi shoes dem brownMy tie is brown - Mi tie brown
What color is his sweater? – Wah color ihhswetta be??his sweater is blue - Ihe swetta blue
The boy is hot - Di bwoy hotThe man is cold - Di man cold
The woman is hungry - Di uhman hungryThe girl is thirsty - Di gyal tersty
Are you thirsty? - Yuh tersty??Yes. im thirsty - Yeh mi tersty
Are you cold? - Yuh cold?no. We are not cold - no sah we no cold
Were not thirsty - Wih no terstyWe are hungry - Wih hungry
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Learn Jamaican Patwa Basics 9

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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 9

  1. 1. Lesson 9Learn Jamaican Patwa
  2. 2. a sweater - Wah swettaher socks are gray - Har sax dem gray
  3. 3. her sweater is purple - har swetta purpleThe tall man is wearing a tie - Di tall man awear wah tie
  4. 4. The tall woman is wearing a gray suit - Di talluhman a wear wah gray suitThe short man is wearing a black suit - Di shaatman a wear wah black suit
  5. 5. My shoes are brown - Mi shoes dem brownMy tie is brown - Mi tie brown
  6. 6. What color is his sweater? – Wah color ihhswetta be??his sweater is blue - Ihe swetta blue
  7. 7. The boy is hot - Di bwoy hotThe man is cold - Di man cold
  8. 8. The woman is hungry - Di uhman hungryThe girl is thirsty - Di gyal tersty
  9. 9. Are you thirsty? - Yuh tersty??Yes. im thirsty - Yeh mi tersty
  10. 10. Are you cold? - Yuh cold?no. We are not cold - no sah we no cold
  11. 11. Were not thirsty - Wih no terstyWe are hungry - Wih hungry

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