Translate English to Jamaican?


English is the official language of Jamaica. However, there is a local language called Jamaican Patois, pronounced Patwah, or called Jamaican Creole by linguists. There is also a created language by the Rastafarians that is unique to them. Patois is a spoken language mostly and written language is Jamaica is British English. Since Patois is a mix of English, African, Spanish, and other languages, there is no true way to translate it unless you know a native speaker.
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