Give gih gi Gih dat to me
(Give that to me)
Give me Gih me gimme, gimmuh Gimme dah dey so now!
(Give me that now!)Referring to something which may be close by
Give him gih he Gih he de pencil
(Give him the pencil)
Give her gih she gi she Gih she back she book
(Give her back her book)
Going Gine guh, gun, 'gin I 'gine watch my progrum now
(I am going to watch my program now)
Me muh me gih me back my blaklead
(give me back my pencil)
Don't even let yuh wind brush 'pun muh
(When you pass don't brush against me)
Make mek * I 'gine mek sum peas and rice
(I am going to make some peas and rice)
"Do you follow/understand?",
"stop-it!" nuh * Look nuh!
(Do you understand me?/ Behave yourself!)Depends completely on the context.
Nuh shares some similarities with the Canadian "eh" or Australian "ay". In Bajan, it can also mean "You better stop it right now!" or Can pertain to someone showing you something
Break brek mash it up, mash up, brek up Cheese-don bread! Who mash up my Playstaion Tree!
(Oh man! Who is it that broke/destroyed my Playstation Three?)
Take tek teif way, tek way, tek up, Don't teef my car! You hear wuh I tell u?
(Don't steal my car anywhere! You heard what I told you?)
Tek yuh hands off muh bag Tek yuh hand off of my bag before I brek it! Unrest ya hand, leave dat, put down dat, leff dat dey so. Try an' tek yuh han' off muh bag before I brek it/um!
(Take your hand off my bag before I break it)
To eat (greedily) nyam licrish (adjective), yamm, yamm-it, yamm-it up, yamm-down, eat-off Ryan come long and nyam-off all de food 'bout hay bo (here)
(Ryan came along and scuffed down *all* of the food around here)
I gin yammmm' um dung bo
(I am going to eat it down)
Jook juk poke, jab, jook muh, stab I went ta de heartman an get a juk pon muh arm
(When I went to the doctor and he stuck me on my arm)
It, it is um * Um does be pon de fus Sunduh of de monf (month)... [continues]
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