Do you know how to say "Look at that" or "Wow" in Jamaican? Do you have a Jamaican friend you want to communicate with or are you traveling to Jamaica? There is a heated debate amongst Jamaicans on whether "patois" (patwah) is a language or an English "dialect". If you don't know Jamaican patois (patwah) it definitely sounds like another language. Below is a list of 20 Essential Jamaican Patois phrases translated to English.
Sign Language in Jamaica: Eye - Photo by Justin Anantawan — National Geographic Your Shot. #student #jamaica #black #eye #blue #school #deaf #girl #sign #langauge #kingston This photo was part of a project I did at a Deaf school in Jamaica, teaching students photography. They created a book of photos that show different hand signs with the persons/things they are associated with. In this photo, the sign being shown is the sign for "eye."