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Forum: Caribbean
Nov 20th 2019, 12:55 am
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Posted By namsbabe

Re: Caribbean slang

I've heard Jamaicans say obeah. It must come from the slavery era, since there are Akan (from modern-day Ghana) and Igbo (from modern-day Nigeria) words with similar meanings.
Forum: Caribbean
Nov 19th 2019, 11:41 pm
Replies: 35
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Posted By namsbabe

Re: Caribbean slang

Either country or island has its own slangs, I guess.
I used to live in T&T, and there is a mix of slangs representing the histories/ethnicities of the islands.

For instance, obeah means sorcery...
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