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Patwa[edit | edit source]

Variety

Root

Fram English Patois ("dialeck"). [1]

Sound

  • IPA: /ˈpatˈwa/
  • bruck up: pat‧wa

Name

Patwa

  1. One language weh mos' yardie talk weh base pon English an' chat inna Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica, an' Colombia.[2]
    Example
    Yuh (can) chat Patwa?
    Example
    A nuh Jamaica one dem chat Patwa.
    Belong to
    language

Haffi mention

Proof

  1. Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage, 2003, ISBN 976-640-145-4, page 433
  2. Biesik Jumiekan: Introduction to Jamaican Language (Larry Chang), 2014, ISBN 978-0-9773391-8-1, page 34