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Patwa[edit | edit source]

Variety

Root

Jine up outta: bad + mind.

Sound

  • IPA: /ˈbad ˈmaɪn/
  • bruck up: bad‧mind

Adjective

bad mind

  1. When yuh grudge people fi dem tings.[1]
    Example
    Yuh too badmind.
  2. When yuh plan up fi smaddy an' 'ave bere wicked idea inna yuh 'ead.[2]
    Example
    How yuh badmind suh?



Noun

bad mind

  1. Di mentality a smaddy weh grudge people fi dem tings.[3]
    Example
    Bun badmind!
  2. Di mentality a smaddy weh 'ave bere wicked idea inna dem 'ead.[4]
    Example
    Badmind a kill dem.




Proof

  1. After Europe: Critical Theory and Post-colonial Writing (Stephen Slemon, Helen Tiffin), 1989, ISBN 9781871049718, page 56
  2. A Permanent Freedom (Curdella Forbes), 2008, ISBN 9781845230616, page 12
  3. Spotlight: Caribbean Newsmagazine, volume 22-23, 1961, page 30
  4. Lal Shop: Short Stories and Dialect Poetry (Paul Keens-Douglas), 1984, ISBN 9789768069085, page 106