Jamaican Proverbs

Jamaican Proverbs on Youth

Jamaican Proverbs on Youth
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Do you know what the proverb “Young bud nuh know starm ” means? Learn it’s meaning in our Jamaican Proverbs on ” Youth “.

Young bud nuh know starm.
TRANSLATION: Young bird does not know storm.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: 1. Young people love to take risks 2. Young people are daring.

Bakra wuk neva done.
TRANSLATION:The master’s work is never finished.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: There is always work to be done.
There is no end to work.
“Woman’s work is never done.”

Cyaan bury ah man an lef out im foot.
TRANSLATION:Cannot bury a man and leave out his feet.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: A task must be done completely.
You must finish whatever you start.

Stiff starch an dutty blue.
TRANSLATION:Stiff starch and dirty blue.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: A good finish to a poorly done job.
A good end to a job that was done badly.

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