God; possibly derived as a shortened form of Jahweh or Jehovah, Jah Ras Tafari, Haille Selassie, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, conquering Lion of Judah; rastas revere Haile Selassie as the personification of the Almighty
Jamaica, "Jam" to press down "dung" down. Ironic reference to social and economic conditions of the masses
to be having a good time, to be dancing calypso/soca
n. literally John Crow, buzzard
a young coconut, full of jelly.
n. (John Canoe). Bands of elaborately masked dancers appearing around Christmas. They ressemble the ancestral dancers of West Africa, but the ety. of the word is unclear.
to pierce or stick, as with a thorn or a long pointed stick. also used in a sexual context
adjective, everyday or ordinary clothes or shoes worn in the yard or in the bush, as in "judgin' boot". Also as a verb, to judge, with a similar meaning.
as a verb, rain a juu; as a noun, juu rain. It means a light rain or drizzle.