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Jamaican Phrases

A little axe can cut down a big tree. - Jamaican Proverb #proverbs #quotes

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Jamaican Patois is so popular by Jamaica being known for its music, culture, vibe and it being a prime tourist destination.

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Do you know how to say "Look at that" or "Wow" in Jamaican? Do you have a Jamaican friend you want to communicate with or are you traveling to Jamaica? There is a heated debate amongst Jamaicans on whether "patois" (patwah) is a language or an English "dialect".  If you don't know Jamaican patois (patwah) it definitely sounds like another language.  Below is a list of 20 Essential Jamaican Patois phrases translated to English.

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If you saw what the river carried, you would never drink the water. - Jamaican Proverb #proverbs #quotes

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Wha gwan sah? Ever wanted be able to speak like a Jamaican? Well, now you can with dis Jamaican App Ting, the world's most advanced Jamaican app......ting. Just shake or touch the Jamaican on the screen and he will say Jamaica's best phrases like a true Jamaican. Jamaican app ting features 140+ phrases recorded from an actual Jamaican straight from the Island as well as an entertaining animated character to say them. http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/jamaican-app-ting/id533629215?mt=8

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The spider and the fly can't make a deal. - Jamaican Proverb #proverbs #quotes

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Those who can't dance say the music is no good. - Jamaican Proverb #proverbs #quotes

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Jamaican Rum Cake Recipe - enjoy traditional Jamaican fruit cake, made from fruits

Meet Joe Black Jamaican Woman

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