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—Guyanese Words



Guyanese Dictionary


abedeze (ah-bee-these): please refer 2 abe

aja (ah-jah): ur grandfather upon ur fatherz side

ajee (ah-jee): ur grandmother upon ur fatherz side

aloo (ah-lew): a potato

am (ahm): this iz generally used in place of it. Like wa u name am?

amerindian (ah-mer-ind-yan): wellz since itz confuzing calling dem native americanz and us coolie pplz indian 2, this here iz used in order 2 eliminate confusion.

amitabh bachan (a-meet-abh bah-chan): da rang barse dude. indian movie star that all ayo mumma luv fuh some reason

antiman (an-tee-man): fag

arti (ar-tea): when dem doez got u put da flower around da fire and doez drop da money inz

ayo (aye-yo): an abbreviation of ayodeze, meanz you ppl

ayodeze (aye-yo-these): please refer 2 ayo




babla n kanchan: dem dudez from india that learn fuh sing coolie style. dem been remake a bunch a dem coolie folk songz

baboo ( bah-boo): father. and also according 2 diz mad jamaican gyal iz a word fuh us cooliez in jamaica 2.

back dam (back damn): thatz like farm country in guyana

backoo (bak-oo): small animal that makes alot of noise. used most commonly in referring to babies with big mouths

backtrack (bak-trak): how over 3/4 of us coolie pplz ended up here (i na really go bother define diz cuz iz only coolie pplz that are eva gonna read this, but u kno what i mean). iz like da coolie version of amtrak iite.

bade: to shower or bathe

bad eye someone (bad-eye som-one): this iz like when yuh rass doez wish bad pon sumtin

bai (bai): da guyanese way 2 say boy

baigan (bai-gan): an eggplant in its uncooked state

baiya (bai-ya): ur brother

bajee (bah-jee): spinach

Bake and salfish (bake-n -sal-fish): diz bready ting u doez usually got in one triangular shape that u doez eat wid cod (thatz salfish) wid tomato, onion and garlic and ting

bako(bah-ko): woman’z private partz

balanjay (bah-lan-jay): an eggplant in itz cooked state. u kno how dem doez put am in one foil wrap and doez cook up on da fire.

Balay (bay-lay): when u doez use the rolling pin (belna) on something

banga mary (ban-ga-mary): one type of fish abedeze got in guyana

bangles (ban-gulz): u kno dem big round tingz dem gyal doez got pon dem hand. Aye guyz just get ready fuh when dem gyal dem make u buy dem some.

basmati rice (bas-ma-tea-rice): u kno da rice dem indian pplz doez got in dem moviez that u doez got fuh put gogglez on 2 look at, yeah that. thatz a great add, look out our rice will blind yuhz. dem need a lil betta marketing dehz. but those commercialz are alwayz quite entertaning. and denz yuh got that basmati song, yuh kno how it goez: diz gyal name basmati, she come from be be, she na wan fuh dance now, she gone and get away, basmati dance gyal. dance down 2 the ground, hold on2 u gangli, and spin it all around

batie (bah-tee): u backside

batie-man (bah-tee-man): a fag

belly work (beh-lee-wok): diarrhea

belna (bell-na) : a rolling pin

berbice (ber-bees): diz a one river a guyana

berbice mad house (ber-bees-mad-house): diz a whe abedeze would keep mad pplz like me in guyana

bhajan (bah-jan): dem songz abedeze hindu pplz doez be singing a temple

bindi (bin-dee): diz ting like one tikka but sticky

black bush (black-bush): this other thing that like farm country

bladda (blad-da): a balloon

bodee (bode-ee): according 2 one guyanese gyal diz hea iz how triniz doez say bora

bora (bore-a): one of dem green ting u mumma doez make u eat

bouji (bow-jee): ur brother’z wife

box (box): to beat up

broadsiding (broad-sid-ing): iz when yuh doez tek the flat side of a cutlass and doez knock somebody wid am.

broke-up english (bruk-up-en-glish): da language only abedeze true cooliez can talk

bubbie (buh-bee): breasts

buck man (buck-man): an amerindian

buckta (buk-ta): underwear

buddy (buh-dee): this iz what u should call ur eldest brother.

bugga (buh-ga): 2 f*ck, basically in da good way (i hope me mumma neva see diz so plz avoid sending diz ting 2 anyone over 30)

burnham (burn-am): that dude that waz president of guyana that been ban da aloo

buss-up shut (bus-up-shut): this here iz roti that dem trini folkz doez eat , gwan and ask sum1 wid an aim sn just put in an sn wid tnt in front and add gyal or bai after am wid sum #’z. one of dem will xplain it 2 u

bwoy(b-why): da trini way 2 say boy




calaloo (cal-a-loo): itz a vegetable thingy that me na like, if u wanna kno go 2 golden krust and order urself a calaloo pattie, i think dem should pay me fuh advertising

canal #1 (ca-nal-num-ber-one): u see diz ya so da best part of guyana just fuh da simple reason me from dehz, and b4 u think this iz an unfair statement, just rememba u’d say da same thing if u were da one defining ur village.

canyadan (can-yah-dan): virgin bride

carahee (ca-ra-hee): that thing u doez cook the curry in

casava (ka-sa-va): this vegetable like one squash. diz gyal been tell me u can fry am and make chipz wid it

catahar (cat-a-har): that thing that doez taste like meat but na meat that u doez tink a meat when u go a mandir

cha cha (cha-cha): u daddy brother

cha chee (cha chee): u daddy brother wife

chamakay (cham-a-kay): i na kno what diz iz but me mumma doez be going around singin a wha u go do wid da chamakay bai, a wa u go do wid am, ee na fit fuh go in da market, but dulharie beti, y u go stay wid am, dularie beti why u go stay wid am

cham cham (cham-cham): this meanz 2 nibble on sumtin. like when yuh doez wan sumtin fuh cham cham pon

channa (cha-na): chick peas

chi-chi man (chee-chee-man): thatz a fag. u all kno da chi-chi man song by TOK so i really na go bother continue wid diz ting

chicken foot (chi-ken-foot): wellz iz a chicken foot that all ayodeze mumma and daddy doez put in dem soup but u rass neva go admit 2 am

chowki (chow-kee): that big round ting that u doez balay da roti onz

chune (choon): muzic

chunkalunkz (chunk-a-lunkz): used in trinidad 2 refer 2 a cute person.

churile (chu-rile): a female posessing “witchy”/iiritable personality or behavior

cook-up (kook-up): diz here iz a type of food that abedeze coolie pplz doez eat. itz generally a form of rice and chicken that iz really sticky 2 each other. i burned da cook-up one day, somebody go find me a gyal fuh marry cuz i’m gonna die trying 2 survive on me own cooking.

coolie (cuh-lee): da very best type of ppl

corentyne (core-en-teen): me rass neva been 2 corentyne, but me tink iz another part a guyana

crappo (crap-poe): a frog

cuff (cuff): to punch

cunny (cuh-nee): cunt

cunt (kunt): a woman’z private partz

curry (kur-ee): the most delicious food in the world. all else iz na worthy. u should eat everything u can in the curried form at all times.

cutlass (kut-lass): u rass may tink diz a one machete. i seen dem damn thingz what dem white folkz call machetez, so damn small. a true cutlass iz much more the size of a scimitar, but a lil wider wid a curved blade and brought ova from guyana cuz u grandpa been a chop cane wid am




dabu (da-boo): a gourd, or a dipping thing. u doez use am fuh get the dhall out in case yuh na kno wha me a talk aboutz

daag (daag): backstabbing/unreliable person

dada (dah-dah): a big brother or cousin

da very best of dem guyanese baboo (da-veh-ree-best-of-dem-guy-a-neez-bab-oo): i am da very best of dem guyanese baboo or whoeva happened 2 send u diz chain lettaz

dee dee (dee-dee): ur big sister

deepavali (dee-pav-a-lee): or diwali, this is abe hindu festival of lightz. u doez light diya and ting 2 celebrate him

deh (deh): there

deh so (deh-so): ova there

dem (dem): them

demerara (dem-a-ra-ra): aye diz here iz another river in guyana and just cuz me from deh it gonna be da best one 2 and if u got a problem wid me saying diz plz refer 2 my definition of canal #1

dhall (dal): this here is yellow peas, u does boil dem in2 a liquid form usually wid stuff that u doez add

dhall belly indian (dhall-be-lee-ind-yan): ok that song waz just 2 hot na 2 put in me dictionary and since i a dhall belly indian it had 2 go inz

dhall gutney (dal-gut-nee): that ting u doez use fuh grind da dhall widz

dhall roti (dal-ro-tee): iz roti wid some grind up dhall in am, now if ur like me wid way 2 much time on ur handz u alwayz a wonder what the hell iz da point of eating dhall roti or dhall phurri az some otherz may call it with dhall. there iz already dhall in da roti and if u na got enuff skillz 2 keep da dhall in it whilez eating and da dhall fall out, ur just gonna end up wasting dhall. i’m a therapists dream ain’t i?

dharm (dharm): duty

diwali (dee-wa-lee): please refer 2 deepavali

diya (dee-a): a small candle used in hindu ceremonies

dohti (dote-ee): that big white shirt and pantz dem doez got yuh wear fuh dem hindu ting dem. itz quite roomy (da original gangsta baggy clothez and all). but itz a bad idea 2 wear dem in da winter. yuh go freeze yuh rass off.

Doublez (duh-bulz): iz diz ting wid channa in am and aloo in between dem diz 2 ting that like a small roti

duff (duf): dumplings actually

dugla (dug-la): ur half black and half indian

dulaha (dool-a-ha): bride-groom

dulahen (dool-a-hen): da bride

dunkay (dun-kay): no matter

dunkay damn (dun-kay-damn):lacking in common sense or skills

dutty (duh-tee): dirty




edo (eh-doe): a yam

epsom salt (ep-som-salt): that ting u parentz dem doez mek u drink 2 mek u get belly work. and denz u got 2 drink tea wid it 2, now all u young folkz betta na eva do that 2 u piknee dem

essequibo (es-eh-qwee-bo): one nother river in guyana, in me opinion abedeze got 2 much river

eye a jump (eye-a-jump): me na kno what da hell dis meanz yet, i just kno dem old pplz does say am alot. it usually meanz sumtin bad go happen like sumbody go die.

eyepass (eye-pass): to disrespect someone




fassie (fa-see): a fag

fiya rass (fie-ya-rass): this damn big ball of fire in guyana that does be floating around for no apparent reason.. supposedly jumbee or sumtin. or sum1 who iz feisty or got a hot mouth

fuh (fuh): for or to

fuh appreciation (fuh-a-preesh-ee-aish-on): this iz when yuh rass doez go by sum1 just 2 hang a lil while but u na hungry but u fee; guilty cuz u tink u a insult dem if yuh na tek anything so u doez tek am fuh da appreciation.

fullahman (full-a-man): a very derogatory term form muslim pplz. actually meanz half-man cuz dem get half dem ting chop off when dem doez get circumsized. ok and according 2 diz other bai diz a wha it meanz: ta word fullah is a tribe of pepl ta come from africa and lived in guyana and they were muslim and pple make fun of ta muslim by callin them fullah man. u kno we got luv fuh y’all anywayz.




Gaff (gaf): fuh talk wid some pplz

galahar (gal-a-har): one chicken neck

gangli (gan-glee): that lil skirt ting pon da sari, shalwar, or lahangay. me na knowz, i a guy so me na kno which one itz on

gilbakka (gil-bak-ka): diz other type of fish in guyana

gimme (gim-me): give me

godey (go-dee): iz like when yuh doez live heavy ting and u parentz a tell u that u go get godey. they mean a hernia, if yuh na kno what one hernia iz look am up

go in da pack (go-n-da-pak): okz u get how eva may cardz dem hand out. dem cut da deck and whateva card iz a da bottom iz da suit u have 2 play at the beginning. whoeva playz da highest card may then play any card of their choosing and so da process continues. if ur opponent doez not have the suit 2 play he must go in da pack until he getz a card of da same suit 2 play. da object of da game iz 2 get rid of all ur cardz.

gt (gee-tee): used in reference 2 georgetown, guyana. we doez usually say we gt cuz therez a 90 % chance of being born deh if u from guyana. if u wazn’t u waz born in a bush

guyana (guy-an-a): i kno i na really need fuh define diz but what da hellz. a country on the eastern coast of south america. considered part of the caribbean and west indiez also due 2 da fact that abedeze doez speak english or something.

gyal (gyal): da guyanese way 2 say girl

gyam (gyam): give

gyul (gyul): da trini way 2 say girl

gwan (gwan): going on, like when u doez say a wa gwan wid ayodeze it just meanz whatz going on wid upplz




hassa (hass-a): one type of fish in guyana

hema malini (hee-ma-ma-lee-nee): diz waz one star gyal back in da day, like sridevi, but been look a lot bettaz fuh hug up on.

hice (hice): when dem lil piknee doez go hice me. Dem really a say hoist me. Dem wan fuh be lifted up off da ground.



(apparently there are no coolie wordz that start wid i that i know of)



jackass (jak-ass): in addition 2 da commonly used insult diz iz also a card game. u remove all but one jack from da pack. each person getz a certain amount of cardz and den have 2 get 2 of a kind of each 2 discard. u need 2 get rid of all ur cardz 2 win. whoeva iz left wid da jack at the end iz da jackass

jalaybee (jah-lay-bee): itz this sweet thing thatz kinda orange and sticky

jandhi (jan-dee): that thing u doez get the pandit 2 do and denz dem doez give u a flag 2 put am up in u yard so u can go like i claim this land in the name of hanuman or sumtinz (just rememba me hindu so me can get away wid saying that)

jan ke patke (jan-ki-pat-kay): make unneccessary noise/confusion/argument

jaray (jah-ray): diz ya so iz obeyah, just trini style

jootah (jew-tah): diz hea a like spit. thatz why ayodeze parentz doez say me na wan u jootah

jum-bee: a ghost (commonly believed that a sprinkle of salt will make these go away, see all da money da ghostbusterz wan fuh charge u? i would get one obeyah man like me though, i board certified by the american medical association and all, j/k b4 dem sue me 4 claiming that)




kajol (kahj-ol): one of dem star gyal responsible 4 the hell that us guyz had 2 watch one 2 many times kuch kuch hota hai

kankawa (kan-kah-wa): all twisted up and made wrong in some way

karela (ka-rai-la): that mad bitterting that u mumma doez make u eat when u face all pimply and ting

karhee (kar-hee): mango enhanced dhall with miniature polowries floating in it

ketch ting (ketch-ting): basically meanz u’ve gotten a proppa nice gyal or bai of ur very own

kitchree (kitch-ree): u see way back in da day, b4 my time, in guyana diz iz what dem been call cook-up

knack about (knack-a-bout): to wander or be anywhere outside the confines or your house

korhee (kor-hee): ur kinda clumsy

kutnee (kut-nee): a dog or a damn sneaky bastard




lahangay (la-hen-gay): some pretty clothez dem gyal piknee doez wear (refer 2 sari 2 see what it meanz 2 guyz)

lanch-boat (lanch-boat): a ship

le le (leh-leh): drool

liberty avenue (lib-er-tee-av-en-you): if yuh rass come 2 diz word and u coolie and na kno am, just delete diz ting, i would rather my creation not be infected by ur unworthy self

lolo (loe-loe): a man’z private partz

lota (loe-ta): that bowl dem doez got at mandir fuh keep in da water

lookanannie (look-a-nan-ee): one type a fish in guyana




madhuri dixit (madh-oo-ree dixsh-it): one star gyal that been a proppa dance

magga (mag-a): used in reference 2 someone who rass way 2 damn skinny

mai (mai): mother

majee (mah-jee): dem muslim priest dem. well since me been done say pandit a bandit in x1 umm majee doez eat bajee. thatz da best i could tink ofz

ma ka chodo (ma-ka-chode-oh): mother f**ka

mala (mah-la): that garland of flowerz dem doez put on u,iz like a hawaiian lei or sumtinz

maliblunta (mal-ih-blunt-a): according 2 angie iz a wasp wid a wicked sting

mami (ma-mee): ur mother’z brotherz wife. i believe it iz some sort of fruit as well in guyana

mamoo (mah-moo): ur motherz brother

mandir (man-deer): a hindu temple

maroo (mah-roo): da tent that dem doez put the dulahen and dulaha under during da wedding. and when it doez rain da poor tall coolie baiz like me and some otherz end up usin stickz 2 mek da water fall off cuz we da only onez that can reach.

matekor (mat-eh-kore): night before a hindu wedding/ phurri, katahar, punkin and garlic night

mek (mek): to make or create

mek story (mek-store-ee): 2 create problemz wid pplz

mook (mook): garbage/idiotic person (used most commonly when referring 2 a male)

moo moo (moo moo): useless or oblivious person. synonym of mook

mousie (mow-sea): ur motherz sister. also a popular song

mousam (mouse-am): ur mother’z sister husband (me tink diz a song 2)

mosque (mosk): that place dem fullahman dem doez pray inz

murti (mur-tee): the picz and statuez of dem hindu godz




nah (nah): don’t or no az like when u doez say me nah kno (that meanz I don’t kno 4 u white pplz)

nana (nah-nah): grandfather on ur motherz side

nani (nah-nee): grandmother on ur motherz side

niggeritis (nig-er-ite-iss): da state of when u doez eat and den right after fall asleep like one typical black man ( i kno thatz kinda racist, but itz da only way i kno 2 define it)

ninety-nine (nine-ti-nine): 2 dress mad nice like yuh a star bai or star gyal

nita: da very best of dem jamaican baboo

nota (note-a): snot




obeyah (obe-yah): voodoo in guyanese termz actually

obeyah man (obe-yah-man): thatz what i do. iz like da voodoo lady but itz a guy. 4 all ur obeyah needz just contact me, i’m board certified by the american medical association. i just kidding b4 dem sue me rass.

oil roti (oil-roe-tea): iz da roti u doez cook wid da oil




pa (pah): father

paira (pay-ra): ayodeze kno wha me a talk about iz da damn sweet thing that doez taste good. itz got that whole creamy look and all yuh knowz, kinda yellow but na, maybe more of a beige

pandit (pan-dit): one hindu priest

partna (part-na): one of ur friendz

patwa (pat-wa): diz here language i seem 2 be defining. iz a mix of english, dutch, french, swahili, hindi, urdu and all dem ting.

peerha (peer-ah): stools that the bride and groom sit on during a wedding ceremony

peppa (pepp-a): pepper

phagla (pag-la): a word you use to call a guy a lil krazy

peppapot (pepp-a-pot): diz soupy thing usually wid chicken foot in am

phaglee (pag-lee): same meaning as phagla but used for girlz instead

phagwah (pag-wah): one of abedeze hindu holidayz dem. we doez got a parade in qwnz every year where we throw powder on pplz and i end up looking a whole lot more light skinned than i am with all da white powder pon me face. called holi in india i believe.

piknee (pik-nee): word used in reference 2 a kid

plaintain (plan-tain): eh look it up in an american dictionary, i getting lazy right nowz. anywayz u can mek fried plaintain chipz wid am. yummy

play fresh (play-fresh): to hit on someone. diz iz generally what da guyz do. if one gyal did it, we’d call she on pot. for those of u that na kno wha pot meanz in coolie term, itz a couple of wordz down from here

polowrie (po-low-ree): that ting made wid flour and ting in a circly shape. u kno sundar popo be singing about am inthat kaise bane, kaise bane, polowrie bein chutney. Kaise banee

poohah (poo-ah): ur father’z sister

poohar (poo-har): u have absolutely no skills in anything u do

pom-pom shortz (pom-pom-shortz): them damn short shortz that u doez see pon dem potz

pon (pon): upon or on

popo (poe-poe): a trini term 2 call someone baby

posee mout (poss-ee mout): someone wid a really big mouth

pot (pot): therez only one damn way i can put diz, a liberty avenue gyal wid way 2 much make-up on. heelz 2 make she damn short self seem taller, and way 2 short pom-pom shortz. da equivalent 2 a qwnz pot iz a twin donutz gyal. i neva been 2 twin donutz so i in no position 2 judge but i kno half a da bronx guyanese population doez be dehz.

pretoria (pre-toe-ree-a): diz here iz how dem old pplz been a call dem gyal one pot back in da dayz

proppa (prop-a-nice): proper or very like when u doez say that gyal proppa nice

punannie (poo-nah-nee): a trini word used in reference 2 a womanz private partz

puthagee (puht-ah-gee): portuguese person



quarter-inch ply-board (quart-a-inch-ply-boad): term used in reference 2 someone who rass 2 damn magga



rajesh khanna (raj-esh khan-na): i got no damn idea who diz dude iz. some gyal just yell a me 2 put he inz. iz an indian movie star

rant (rant): diz a wha u doez say when u na feel like fuh say rass

rass (rass): i happened 2 have loss me rass, so i’d rather not even bother trying 2 attempt defining dis. instead i will use the definition given 2 me by sum1 wid a rass. actually diz iz 2 damn hard 2 try 2 define 4 everyone. if ur coolie u should know by now what one rass is. i need a damn rass transplant.

Roti (roe-tea): iz diz ting that like a pita bread. u doez got couple kind sadah, dhall, oil and buss-up shut. Me na know ha buss-up shut iz but me kno iz da trini one




sadah roti (sah-da roe-tea): iz da roti u doez cook when yuh rass 2 lazy fuh make dhall roti or oil roti

salfish (sal-fish): cod

samdha (sam-dah): refer 2 samdhi cuz i az confuzed on diz one as i am on that one

samdhi (sam-dee): look I forgot xactly what diz one iz but it iz a relative by marriage. I tink itz ur piknee’z mother-in-law. Thatz all I can recall at the moment.

saney pod (say-nee-pod): that thing dem doez boil down and make u drink that doez make u run yuh rass 2 da toilet proppa quick

sari (sah-ree): u kno dem pretty clothez dem that ayodeze gyal piknee doez wear. (4 u guyz allow me 2 define this in a term more suited 4 us, diz iz where most of yuh money go be when yuh get one wife, along wd dem shalwarz and lahangay dem)

scraven (scrave-en): greedy

scunt (skunt): one sweaty cunt

shalwar (shal-war): more pretty clothez dem gyal piknee doez wear ( refer 2 sari if u wanna kno what it meanz 2 us guyz)

sisto (sis-toe): ur sister

skin yuh teeth (skin-yuh-teeth): fuh proppa smile

skulk (skulk): to avoid or not attend. used most commonly when u mumma ketch yuh rass cutting “yuh skulk from skewl yuh rass yuh” and den she does go in2 diz whole speech bout how ting been when she waz young and dem been only had 2 piece a chalk and a board 2 write on

skull cap (skul-cap): da ting dem fullahman doez wear pon top dem head

starbai (star-bai): well cuz i’m conceited i’ll just say me. or a flashy dresser/attractive

stargyal (star-gyal): flashy dresser/attractive. and itz also whicheva mad gyal eva decide fuh marry me

stchew yuh teeth (stew-yuh-teeth): iite diz hea iz when yuh doez mek da sound wid u teeth when u rass probally damn annoyed at something.

story (store-ee): a problem between u and someone else

sue-sue (soo-soo): to pee

sugah cake (shu-gah-cake): ayo rass na coolie if yuh rass na kno what this iz, i ain’t even gonna bother 2 define diz

sundar popo (sun-dar-po-po): i na care if u luv him, hate him, or just na care. u gotta admit he’z earned a place in diz dictionary, he iz da immortal kaise banee, kaise banee, polowrie bein chutney, kaise banee man

suriname (sur-i-nam): anywayz itz a country in south america. u doez sing that song bout itz capital yuh kno. come leh we go gyal, i say come leh we go, come leh we go gyal, 2 paramaribo, pack up yuh grip gyal, and come leh we go, come leh we go gyal, 2 paramaribo

sweet homan (sweet hu-man): a mistress

sweet man (sweet-man): a male version of a sweet homan

sweet rice (sweet-rice): rice pudding served at hindu religious ceremonies




tabla (tab-la): one drum

tamarind (tam-ar-ind): iz one type of food me na kno how 2 descrube, kinda sour but sweet

tamarind balls (tam-ar-ind-ballz): u kno same ting az da damn tamarind but in ball shape i guess

tamarind sauce (tam-ar-ind): i tink iz da ting dem doez give yuh wid da polowrie at hot n spicy

tarbaby (tar-bay-bee): sum1 da really black. case in point, me

taree (tar-ee): that pan dem doez got fuh da arti

tassa: diz hea a one drum 2

tawah (tah-wah): that big black round ting ayodeze doez cook da roti pon

tearmout (tear-mout): big mouth

tek (tek): to take

tek yuh eye and pass me (tek-yuh-eye-n-pass-me): me rass na kno wha da hellz diz meanz either, but dem old pplz doez say it way 2 much. i think it meanz to disrespect the person

tegli (teh-glee): half spanish and half coolie

tie-head: diz a wha me daddy doez call dem dudez wid da turban cuz that wha dem tie dem head widz

tikka (tik-ah): that dot dem gyal dem doez got pon dem forehead. if iz black gwan ahead and play fresh wid dem, if itz red i tink da mean the gyal dem done tek

ting (ting): one proppa nice gyal or bai fuh yuh ketch

tink (tink): think

tnt (tea-en-tea): a shortened term for trinidad and tobago.

trini (trin-ee): diz iz how u doez say u from trinidad. trust me none body a say trinidadian. na even dem trini pplz. da only time u eva go see trinidadian iz on a newspaper. yo that waz also da name of da damn original yellow power ranger. she waz mad kool like that

trinidad and tobago (trin-ih-dad-n-toe-bay-go): two islandz in the caribbean. i only define diz cuz ayo trini pplz might get mad at me 4 defining guyana and na dehz

trump (trump): what white pplz call spadez

tun tun (tun-tun): a big fat indian movie star gyal back in da day. terry gajraj waz singing bout she: i dream about tun tun and keshto mukherjee starring in a movie wid jaiya bakhuri, they waz filiming in delhi, da other part of town,tun tun blow a kiss and keshto fall 2 the ground



(apparently there are no coolie wordz that begin wid u that i kno of either, excluding names of course)



(apparently once more there are no coolie words that beginz wid v, excluding names of course)



wa (wa): what

wa mek (wa-mek): how come?

wan (wan): want

watrass (wat-rass): diz iz some type of animal abedeze doez got in Guyana

wen (wen): when

wine (wine): diz dance move that abedeze coolie pplz doez do. according 2 diz phaglee lil gyal me knowz, it meanz 2 work up yuh waist

wrenk (renk): meat that u wazn’t supposed 2 eat cuz u rass suppose fuh go mandir 2day



(apparently i’ve encountered yet another letter that no coolie word beginz wid, ur all prolly sick of me saying names excluded of course for da lettaz that no coolie word beginz wid but i got 2 do it)



yardiez (yar-deez): according 2 da mad jamaican gyal thiz meanz jamaicanz

yatin boots (yah-tin-bootz): sneakers

yuh (yuh): your or yourz. dependz upon the context it iz used in

yowri (yow-ree): another type of animal in guyana that me na feel fuh describe



(wow izn’t diz a great way 2 end me damn dictionary wid a letta that no coolie word beginz wid, now thatz funny)




Published:Mar 4th 2013
Modified:Mar 6th 2013

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