Popular Jamaican Patois Translations

The first step to understanding and learning Jamaican Patois is seeing a list of Jamaican Patois phrases and their English translations. The following is a list of popular Jamaican Patois to get you started.

Yuh sad

Are you sad

Likkle more

See you later

Yuh serious

Are you serious

Mi nuh care wah happens

I don't care what happens

Gud munin

Good morning

Mi nuh know wah yuh mean

I don't know what you mean


Give me

Mi love ha

I love her

Mi ah guh let yuh decide

I'll let you decide

Mi nuh care wah dem say

I don't care what they say

Mi wah yuh luv beg!

I want your love please!

Wah mek yuh du dat

Why did you do that

Mi neva know wah to say

I didn't know what to say

Nuh wury, everythin will be alrite

Don't worry, everything will be alright







Move ova dere

Move over there

Yuh know who he is

Do you know who he is

Mi single

I'm single

Mi at home

I'm at home

Nuh panic

Don't panic

Du wah yuh think is rite

Do what you think is right

Mi suh happy

I'm so happy