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Help with Jamaican Patwa Forum
QUESTION: Hello, This is not really a suggestion for a forum topic but actually a call for help.
I am a literary translator and need help with putting a few line of Jamaican patwa into my book.
I would be truly grateful should anyone be able to help me with this problem.
ANSWER: by Wellesley November 22, 2012
Hello C, thanks for asking. Your question has just turned on a bright light bulb in my head!
I'm going to dedicate this forum post exclusively to answer or translate Jamaican patois.
I'm going to invite you (and others needing help to translate Jamaian patios) to post your question or sentence to translate via the comment button here - right now.
I will do my best to answer asap. I'm also positive my Jamaican fan base will be more than willing to assist so share it it now.
See Also: Jamaican Language & Jamaican Poetry
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