Hardback Jamaican word dictionary & short stories about language / Deeta S. Johnson.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: Ilfracombe : Arthur H. Stockwell,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780722344897 (hbk.) :
The Jamaican patois is spoken all over the world, wherever Jamaicans get together for a chat or a song. It contains elements of African languages, brought to Jamaica in the days of slavery, mixed with the Spanish and English of the early colonists and smatterings of Dutch, Portuguese and other European languages.
40 pages ; 18 cm