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DINKI
a kind of traditional dance at funerals or "nine nights" ("set-ups"); now popular among school children.
DIS or DIS YA
this
DJEW
(v.) dew/rain eg. "rain a djew", (n.) rain eg. "djew rain"
DOGHEART
a person who is especially cold and cruel
DOLLY executive zig-zag movements on wheels
DON
one who is respected, master of a situation, area leader, garrison kingpin
DONKYA from "don't care"; careless, sloppy, lacking ambition, etc.
DOONDOOS, DUNDUS
an albino
DOWNPRESSOR
preferred term for oppressor
DOTI, DUTTY
"Dutty" means dirty, dirt or earth
DRAW CARD
(v.) the act of fooling or teasing someone
DREAD
(n.) a person with dreadlocks (not necessarily rasta), (n.) hair that is neither combed nor cut, (adj.) dreadfull (positive or negative)
DREADLOCKS
(n.) a person with dreadlocks, (n.) hair that is neither combed nor cut
DREADY
a friendly term for a fellow dread, a term for a non-rasta with locks
DUB
a roots electronic music, created by skillful, artistic re-engineering of recorded tracks, see dubplate
DUBPLATE
A pre-release copy of a record, often produced exclusively for a specific sound system (see "sound system").
DUCK-ANTS
white ants, or termites
DUKUNU, O-DOKONO
sweet corn-meal dumplings boiled in wrapped leaves., boiled maize bread