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Learn the Jamaican Patois Word – partnah/partner


partnah/partner (Noun)

Meaning/Description: This is an agreement formed between a few people to put a specific amount into a pool each week. Every week someone from the group gets to ‘draw’ the total from the pool. The number of people in the pool in most cases determines the number of weeks the pool lasts before a new cycle. Every person has to get a draw.

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