In Jamaica, as with any other country, knowing how to greet someone is very important. The type of greetings used may vary with age or social status.
However, greeting a Jamaican in Jamaican Patois will usually make your conversation a lot smoother. Jamaican Greetings Posted on November 6, These include; wah deh gwaan, whatta gwaan or waguan pronounced wa-goo-ahn.
Example Sentences Patois Wah gwaan wid yuh todeh? Example Sentences Patois Wadup wid yuh bredda todeh? Example Sentences Patois Wah gwaan, everything criss?
What are you up to? Example Sentences Patois Weh yuh a deal wid?
Mi waah touch di road likkle more; yuh deh cum? English What are you up to?
I want to go out later; are you coming? How are you doing? Example Sentences Patois Weh yuh a seh? Mi neva si yuh yestideh English How are you doing? Example Sentences Patois Mi borin, wah yuh deh pan todeh?
Example Sentences Patois How yuh stay? Mi haven seen yuh in a while English How are you? Hey Example Sentences Patois Yow, wah time yuh did seh yuh a cum? English Hey, what time did you say you were coming?
Mi deh call yuh fram chewsday English Are you ok? Introduction to Jamaican Patois Next: Jamaican Patois Language Translator for free.
Jamaicanize makes it easy to learn the Jamaican Patois language and translate English to Jamaican Patois. How to say 'hi' in Jamaican along with examples of how to use the word.