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Jamaicans Greeted in Patois at Korean Embassy Website

Patois greeting from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Jamaica
Written by Xavier Murphy

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea has posted a greeting to Jamaicans in patois at its website. The greeting reads ” Welcom, mi glad fi si unnu yaso … Korea an Jamaica ah fren from long long time. It ah gwaan since dem independence inna 1962 an wi cooperate wid each ada pon nuff things an wi elp wi one anadah.”

The Korean Embassy in Jamaica continues its efforts to make real connections with the island’s people. The patois message was posted to the website by Ambassador Jong Seon Lim, Korea’s Charge d’Affaires.

The message is also provided in English and emphasizes cooperation between Jamaica and Korea. The English message reads as follows: “Welcome to the web site of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Jamaica. Korea and Jamaica have been fostering the friendly relationships since the year of 1962 when the two countries established diplomatic ties just after Jamaica’s independence. I hope that this web site will help to enhance a better understanding of each other.”

See greeting in English and Jamaican Patois below:

Welcome to the web site of the

Patois greeting from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Jamaica

Patois greeting from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Jamaica

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Korea and Jamaica have been fostering the friendly relationships since the year of 1962 when the two countries established diplomatic ties just after Jamaica’s independence.

I hope that this web site will help to enhance a better understanding of each other.

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Welcom
welcom, mi glad fi si unnu yaso.
Korea an Jamaica ah fren from long long time. It ah gwaan since dem independence inna 1962 an wi cooperate wid each ada pon nuff things an wi elp wi one anadah.

So dis yah web site sure fi mek Korean people an Jamaican people undastan bout each ada betta.

Wi glad yuh com visit. Nuff rispec an walk gud.
Jong Seon Lim
Chargé d’Affaires of the
Republic of Korea to Jamaica

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Xavier Murphy