A repertoire of useful phrases in Jamaican, an English-based creole with impacts from language of West and central Africa spoken mainly in Jamaica.

Note: over there is no standard means of order Jamaican, and also there are various ways of writing many words.

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Key come abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to an ext than one person).


expression Jimiekn / Patwah (Jamaican)
Welcome Welcome
Hello (General greeting) Ello Hail up Waa gwaan? (What's going on?) Gud day
Hello (on phone)
How room you? Waa gwaan? (What's walk on?) Wat a guh dung? (What's walk down?) Weh yuh a seh? (What are you saying?) how yuh stay? (How's your status?) Howdeedo? (How carry out you do?) exactly how yu feeling?
Reply to 'How are you?' Everyting criss Everyting cook an curry All fruits ripe Mi deh yah, everyting criss Everyting cris n curri Mi irie
Long time no see A long time mi nuh si yuh
What's her name? Wah yuh name?
My name is ... Mi name ...
Where room you from? Frah wha pawt yuh deh?
I'm indigenous ... Mi deh ...
Pleased to meet you Nice fi meet yuh
Good morning (Morning greeting) Gud mawnin
Good afternoon (Afternoon greeting)
Good night (Evening greeting) Gud night Gud evenling
Good night Gud nite
Goodbye (Parting phrases) Mi gaan (I'm gone) Likkle an ext Likkle more den Inna di morrows (In the tomorrows) go good
Good luck! Gud luck
Cheers! an excellent Health! (Toasts supplied when drinking)
Have a quite day
Bon appetit / have actually a pretty meal
Bon voyage / have a an excellent journey
Yes Yes Yah Yeh
No No
Maybe
I don't know Mi nuh nuo
I understand Zeen Mi undastan Mi ovastaan
I don't understand Mi nuh undastand
Please speak much more slowly
Please say that again
Please compose it down
Do girlfriend speak English? Do yuh speak english?
Do friend speak Jamaican? Do yuh speak Patwah? Yuh know just how fi conversation Patwah?
Yes, a little(reply come 'Do girlfriend speak ...?')
Speak to me in Jamaican
How perform you to speak ... In Jamaican?
Excuse me Jus a native Beg yuh happen (Can i pass?)
How much is this? Oomuch fi dis?
Sorry Hush
Please A beg yuh
Thank you Tanks Thenk yuh
Reply to thank you
Where's the toilet / bathroom? Weh ah de bawtroom?
This gentleman will certainly pay because that everything
This lady will certainly pay because that everything
Would you like to dance with me?
Do girlfriend come right here often?
I miss out on you Mi miss yuh
I love you Mi luv yuh
Get fine soon
Go away! Gweh!
Leave me alone! Galang!
Help! Help!
Fire! Fiah!
Stop! Stop!
Call the police! Call di police!
Christmas greetings Merri crissmuss
New Year greetings Appy new year
Easter greetings Happy easta
Birthday greetings Happy earthstrong Happy birthday
One language is never ever enough One language neva enuff
My hovercraft is full of eels

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Other collections of Jamaican phrases https://jamaicanize.com/how-to-say/i-love-you-in-jamaican-patois http://jamaicans.com/speak-jamaican/ http://www.talk8tive.com/

Phrases in Creoles

Bislama, Cape Verdean Creole, Chabacano de Zamboanga, Chabacano de Cavite, Haitian Creole, Jamaican, Mauritian Creole, Papiamento, Réunion Creole, Sango, Tok Pisin

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