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Jamaican Proverbs on Kindness

Do you know what the proverb “an’ guh packie cum” means? Learn its meaning in our Jamaican Proverbs on “Kindness.”

Han’ guh packie cum.
TRANSLATION: Hand goes and a packet comes.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: Exchanging gifts with someone.

When visita cum a wi fiyahside wi mek wi pat smell sweet.
TRANSLATION: When a visitor comes to our home, we make our meals pleasant.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: Be pleasant to all who enter your home or business.

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