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a-doors








Meaning/Description: outside.

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abeng








Meaning/Description: Horn instruments which Maroons made from a cow horn to warn them of attacks.

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Accompong








Meaning/Description: One of the Maroon towns in Jamica.

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Actoba








Meaning/Description:
October.

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agany








Meaning/Description: agony.

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anancy/anansi








Meaning/Description: The name of the main character of the Jamaican folklore stories of the man-spider named Anancy/Anansi. The stories can be traced back to Africa. See stories now!!!

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ansah








Meaning/Description: answer

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aringe/arinj








Meaning/Description: orange

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asham








Meaning/Description: A popular Jamaican snack made with crushed roasted corn, salt and pepper

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baas








Meaning/Description: boss, sometimes used like the North American slang “bro” or “Chief”

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