Wt/jam/butu

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Patwa[edit | edit source]

Root

Fram Akan ben' dung. [1]

Sound

  • IPA: /ˈbʊtʊ/
  • bruck up: bu‧tu

Noun

butu

  1. Smaddy weh nuh 'ave nuttn bout dem an' carry on bad all di while.[2]
    Example
    Di new neighbour dem a some real butu. Mawnin', noon, an' night dem haffi blas' dem music an' mek up bere noise lakka dancehall dem deh.
    Come een like
    tegareg · virago · zutupek

Haffi mention

Proof

  1. F.G. Cassidy and R.B. Le Page, Dictionary of Jamaican English (2nd Edition), 2002, reprint by The University of the West Indies Press (originally 1967 by Cambridge University Press), ISBN 9789766401276, page 86
  2. Jabari: Authentic Jamaican Dictionary of the Jamic Language (Ras Dennis Jabari Reynolds), 2006, ISBN 978-0975534250, page 22