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What are some Trini slangs?

What are some Trini slangs?

Pallet – frozen lolly.

  • Papa yo! – exclamation of surprise.
  • Pesh – money.
  • Pissin’ tail – a person of no class or importance.
  • Pitch oil – kerosene.
  • Planasse – to hit someone continuously with the flat part of a cutlass.
  • Playin’ social – someone who pretends to be of a higher social strata than they are.
  • Pong – pound.
  • What is a Trinidadian saying?

    Do so eh like so. – Similar to “Do unto others…” Don’t do something to someone you won’t like for yourself. You can give but you can’t take. Eat de bread de devil Knead – You’re in real trouble. Eat parrot bottom – an expression for being talkative.

    How do Trinidadians talk?

    Trinidadian Creole is a creole language commonly spoken throughout the island of Trinidad in Trinidad and Tobago. English is the country’s official language (the national standard variety is Trinidadian and Tobagonian English), but the main spoken languages are Trinidadian English Creole and Tobagonian English Creole.

    How do you insult a Trinidadian?

    How to piss off someone from Trinidad and Tobago

    1. Cut in line.
    2. Use a fake accent.
    3. Say there is nothing beyond the lighthouse.
    4. Invite us to a party without proper food and drinks.
    5. Be a show off.
    6. Get a bad drive.
    7. Work on a holiday or the day before/after.
    8. Think all of us play Carnival.

    What does lime mean in Trinidad?

    “Lime” is a word used in Trinidad and Tobago and throughout the Caribbean as a synonym for “a gathering” or “to hang out.” As a Trinibagonian, I can attest that this word is built into our vocabulary.

    What does ENT mean in Trinidad?

    Ent? – “isn’t that so?” , “right?” (used at the end of a sentence for emphasis; is similar to Spanish “¿no?”)

    What is a Kakahole?

    Noun. Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person.

    What does Crapo smoke your pipe?

    crapo smoke yuh pipe – Caribbean Dictionary. crapo smoke yuh pipe. 4. Verb. You are in trouble.

    What does Maco mean in Trinidad?

    Maco, macco, mako, makko, marko (v/n) – Gossip; peep at; look at something that is supposed to be private. Someone that is overly curious about other people’s affairs. Possibly derived from the French word ma commère (ma.

    What does Zess mean in Trinidad?

    J Rocca The DJ The Trinidadian slang ‘zesser’ or ‘zess’ originates from the English word zest or zesty which means to be appealingly, appetizing or sharp.

    What is a Dulahin?

    Dulahin just means bride in hindi (refers to anyone)