Wt/jam/ram puss

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Patwa[edit | edit source]

Variety

Root

ram puss

Jine up outta: ram + puss.

Sound

  • IPA: /ˈram ˈpʊs/
  • bruck up: ram ‧puss

Noun

ram puss

  1. One man puss.[1][2]
    Example
    Da ram puss yah waan dash weh. Afta 'im naw ketch nuh mice-rat.
    Come een like
    man puss
    Belong to
    animal
    Tongues
translation
English: tomcat
German: Kater

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 374
  2. Richard Allsopp (main editor), Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage, 2003, The University of the West Indies Press (originally 1996 by Oxford University Press), ISBN 9789766401450 (originally ISBN-10: 976-640-145-4), page 465