on 11/05/2014

Jamaican Patois 101

“Pupa / Faada”

English Translation:

Father

Definition:

Slang expression used to refer to a male parent

Example Sentences:

Patois: Weh yu pupa deh?
English: Where is your father (at)?

Patois: Wah yuh faada name?
English: What’s your father’s name?