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Jamaican Creole English / Southwestern Caribbean Creole English

Jamaican Creole English / Southwestern Caribbean Creole English is an English-based creole used primarily in Jamaica.


1) Wey mi room deh?

2) Wey de beach deh?

3) Wey de bar deh?

4) Nu tuch mi deh soh!

Jamaican Creole English should not be confused with the Jamaican dialect of English

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Jamaican Creole English include Southwestern Caribbean Creole English, Jamaican Creole, Jamaican Patwa, Bongo Talk, Quashie Talk, and Jimiekn


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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