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Jamaican Creole[edit]



  1. (vulgar, slang) Alternative spelling of blood klaat (sanitary napkin)
    • Opal Palmer Adisa; Californian College of Arts
      yu come from
      a little island
      wid a bloodclat dialect
      acting like yu
      used to wear long pants
      go bout yu business
      nobody wan hear what
      yu ahfi seh
      yu's a little undadeveloped
      you's a little
      youth man
      a boy not yet
      in high school

Related terms[edit]


  • Jamaican Patois and the Power of Language in Reggae Music. Herbold, Stacey.
  • Dictionary of Jamaican English, 2nd ed. F. G. Cassidy and R. B. Le Page, 1980.
  • Understanding Jamaican Patois, Adams, Emilie L. Kingston, Jamaica: Kingston Publishers Limited, 1991
  • The Rastafarians", Barrett, Leonard E. Sr. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1997
  • Rhetoric of Reggae Speech, Snider, Alfred, C. 1998.
  • Rasta/Patois Dictionary, editor Pawka, Mike
  • Glossary from The Harder They Come, 1972