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TACUMAH
n. character in Anancy tales. Said to be the son of Anancy. Twin'ticuma
TAKARI, TANKARI
stewed spicy pumpkin.
TALL
long
TALLOWAH
(adj.) sturdy, strong, fearless, physically capable. From Ewe talala
TAM
deep woolen hat, used by Dreads to cover their locks
TAMBRAN SWITCH
(n.) a flail made from the wiry branches of the Tamarind tree, braided and oiled. Effective and much feared in the hands of Babylon.
TAN'
to stand; usually used in the sense of "to be". "A so im tan", "that is what he is like"; "tan deh!" or "yu tan deh!" means "just you wait!". "Tan tedy", stand steady, means "hold still".
TARRA-WARRA a polite way of expressing omitted bad words, a verbal asterisk.
TATA
n. father. Affectionate and respectful title for an old man. Fram many african languages. Ewe, Ge, N'gombe
TATU
a little thatched hut, often made of bamboo.
TEETH
bullets
TEIF
(n.) a theif, (v.) to steal
THE I
(pron.) -you, yourself, yours
THRU', TRU, CHEW
because eg. "A jus tru u deh ya, why mi carry di ting", (question) really? eg "a tru?"
TOAST
(v.) - to rap or sing spontaneously over a dub track
TOTO coconut cake.
TOPANORIS
uptown snobby person, wealthy but mean with it