Speak JA


Do all your Jamaican friends laugh at you every time you open your mouth and try to speak Jamaican? Jamaicanize your vocabulary here with our words that start with G
If you don’t see a term, tell us and we’ll put it up.

ganja: marijuana
gal: girl
galang: go on
gallis: a playboy who has many women.
gaan: gone
gimmi: give me
ginnygog: an influential person. This term is used sarcastically to describe someone.
ginnal: some one who is untrustworthy
godeh: good job, go there
gorgon: the best of the best
Grampa: Grandpa, Grandfather
GramMa: Grandma, Grandmother
gravelicious: being greedy
groung: ground, to cultivated piece of farm land
gwan: go on
gwey: go away
gwey wi dat: go away with that
guzoo: witchcraft or obeah
guzum: witchcraft or obeah
guzumba: witchcraft or obeah
gyanzi: shirt

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Dulcimer "Peaches" Robothom