Title Play audio Translation
WA DAY
adverbial phrase, the other day
WA MEK?
why?
WHAFEDOO
we'll have to (make) do or we'll have to deal with it
WAKL
wattle, a kind of woven bamboo work used to make house walls.
WANGA-GUT hungry-belly
WARRA-WARRA
politely omitted bad words, same as "tarra-warra".
WENCHMAN
a kind of fish, "hail brother john, have you any wenchman?" (from "Row Fisherman Row").
WH'APPEN?
what's happening?
WHATLEF What's left over
WHEELS
vehicle
WHOLE HEAP
a lot
WINE
"wine" appears in every West Indian dialect, and is literally a corruption of "wind." It means to dance, sometimes seductively.
WINJY, WINGIE
thin and sickly looking.
WIS
vine, liana, from withe.
WOLF
a non-rasta with deadlocks