irie

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See also: irié

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Jamaican Creole irie, from English all right.

Adjective[edit]

irie (comparative more irie, superlative most irie)

  1. Cool, nice.

Anagrams[edit]


Jamaican Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of I +‎ merry in Iyaric or, perhaps, from English all right.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪɹi/
  • Hyphenation: i‧rie

Adjective[edit]

irie

  1. All right, cool, good, great, merry, nice.
    • 2018, “5 questions with Chuck Fenda”, in The Jamaica Gleaner[1] (in English):
      “Reggae mek so many people from all over the world can visit Jamaica, fi come hol' a irie vibes and hol' a different meditation. []
      Reggae music has brought so many people from around the world to Jamaica, so that they can have a great time and change their perspective on life. []
    Everyting irie.Everything's going great.

Descendants[edit]

  • Bajan: irie
  • English: irie

Further reading[edit]

  • irie – jamaicans.com Jamaican Patois dictionary

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

irie

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いりえ