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‎”Pig ask ‘im Mumma wha mek har mout’ long so; Mumma sey, ‘No mind pickney, yuh a grow, yuh wi see'”

Translation: The pig asked his Mother why her mouth was so long; Mother said, ‘Don’t worry child, you are growing, you will see’ Meaning: Eventually children will learn about the challenges of life



“Ebry jackass sey ‘im cubby ah race hass”

Translation: Every jackass says his cub is a racehorse Meaning: Parents always think that their children are destined for greatness



“When cow can’t get wata fe wash him pickney face, him tek him tongue”

When cow can’t get wata fe wash him pickney face, him tek him tongue Translation: When a cow can’t get water to wash her calf’s face, she uses her tongue Meaning: A man who cannot earn a living for his family, will beg for them



“Ole fire tick easy fi ketch”

Ole fire tick easy fi ketch Translation: Old fire stick is easily ignited Meaning: Old love is easily rekindled



“Johncrow always tink ‘im pickney pretty”

Johncrow always tink ‘im pickney pretty Translation: The John Crow always thinks that his child is pretty Meaning: Parents always think their children are beautiful



“Blood ticka dan wata”

Blood ticka dan wata Translation:  Blood thicker than water Meaning: The bond between blood relatives is very strong



“Willing pickney belly high, unwilling pickney belly empty”

Willing pickney belly high, unwilling pickney belly empty Translation: The willing child has a full stomach, the unwilling child an empty one Meaning: No one will feed a child who is unwilling to do chores



“Finga ‘tink, yu cyaan cut it t’row ‘way”

Finga ‘tink, yu cyaan cut it t’row ‘way Translation: If the finger stinks you cannot cut it off and throw it away Meaning: You should not cast off a member of your family who gets into trouble



“Bad fam’ly beta dan empty pig sty”

Bad fam’ly beta dan empty pig sty Translation: A bad family is better than an empty pig sty Meaning: It is better to put up with a bad family than to have an empty home with no family members



“No wash pickney belly, but wash dem back”

No wash pickney belly, but wash dem back Translation: Don’t wash the child’s stomach, but wash his back Meaning: Give to the parents instead of to the child