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jamaican language translation - your help please
QUESTION: Hi! I am a graduate student at FILM university, and I am asking help. The character in my short film has to say a few Jamaican sentences, and I want them to be authentic… can anyone translate them in spoken English? I would be very gratefull! Here they are:
1) "Shut up!!Or… I will fill your mouth with stones!"
2) "MOM! If you don’t stop it… I will get a stick and kill you all!"
3) "Where the hell did you come out from??"
ANSWER: by Wellesley
Greatings to you and all our visitors from Macedonia! Thanks for asking.
Here are my responses below:
"Shut up!! Or… I will fill your mouth with stones!"
Jamaican: "Tap di noise! or mi wi buss up yu mouth wid a stone"
"MOM! If you don’t stop it… I will get a stick and kill you all!"
Jamaican: "If u nuh tap, mi a go get a piece a tik an kill all a unuh!"
"Where the hell did you come out from??"
Jamaican: "A weh you come fram?"
All the best in your Film production! Send us a link online if you can :-)
Also See: Jamaican Language
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