Bara: A small snack made of a fried substance containing chick peas
Buss-Up-Shot: (Trini) A roti made in various
Baccanal: Big Party
Boon Jay: (Guyanese) To mix dhaal and curry together and eat w/ rice or roti
Babla and Kanchan: dem dudez from
india that learn fuh sing coolie style. dem been remake a bunch a dem coolie folk songz
baboo ( bah-boo): father.
and also according 2 diz mad jamaican gyal iz a word fuh us cooliez in jamaica 2.
back dam (back damn): thatz like
farm country in guyana
Buxton: the black part of Guyana
Bett: used to say child ("Bett how ya do?")
backoo (bak-oo): small animal that makes alot of noise. used most commonly
in referring to babies with big mouths
backtrack (bak-trak): how over 3/4 of us coolie pplz ended up here in the U.S.=the
act of entering and staying in a country illegally.
bade: to shower or bathe
bad eye someone (bad-eye som-one):
this iz like when yuh doez wish bad pon sumtin
booboo: when u arise from a long rest, the green stuff in the corners on your eyes
baigan (bai-gan): an eggplant
in its uncooked state (iz also what i think a certain gyal that lookz like a teddy bear lookz like, diz iz private, so na
bother wid am if u na undastand)
baiya (bai-ya): ur brother
bajee (bah-jee): spinach
Bake and salfish
(bake-n -sal-fish): diz bready ting u doez usually got in one triangular shape that u doez eat wid cod (thatz salfish) wid
tomato, onion and garlic and ting. Andf o me gaad--dis bake does fry!
balanjay (bah-lan-jay): an eggplant in itz cooked
state. u kno how dem doez put am in one foil wrap and doez cook up on da fire.
Balay (bay-lay): when u doez use the
rolling pin (belna) on something
banga mary (ban-ga-mary): one type of fish abedeze got in guyana
(ban-gulz): u kno dem big round tingz dem gyal doez got pon dem hand. Aye guyz just get ready fuh when dem gyal dem make u
buy dem some.
Basmati rice (bas-ma-tea-rice): u kno da rice dem indian pplz doez got in dem moviez that u doez got
fuh put gogglez on 2 look at, yeah that. thatz a great add, look out our rice will blind yuhz. dem need a lil betta marketing
dehz. but those commercialz are alwayz quite entertaning. and denz yuh got that basmati song, yuh kno how it goez: diz gyal
name basmati, she come from be be, she na wan fuh dance now, she gone and get away, basmati dance gyal. dance down 2 the ground,
hold on2 u gangli, and spin it all around
batie (bah-tee): u backside
batie-man (bah-tee-man): a fag
work (beh-lee-wok): diarrhea
belna (bell-na) : a rolling pin
berbice (ber-bees): diz a one county in guyana
berbice mad house (ber-bees-mad-house): diz a whe abedeze would keep mad pplz like me in guyana
dem songz abedeze hindu pplz doez be singing a temple
bindi (bin-dee): diz ting like one tikka but sticky
bush (black-bush): this other thing that like farm country]
bladda (blad-da): a balloon
bodee (bode-ee): according
2 one guyanese gyal diz hea iz how triniz doez say bora
bora (bore-a): one of dem green ting u mumma doez make u eat
bouji (bow-jee): ur brother'z wife
box (box): to beat up
broadsiding (broad-sid-ing): iz when yuh
doez tek the flat side of a cutlass and doez knock somebody wid am.
broke-up english (bruk-up-en-glish): da language
only abedeze true cooliez can talk
buck man (buck-man): an amerindian
butta-fly: term commonly used for females private part
buckta (buk-ta): underwear
buddy (buh-dee): this iz what u should call ur eldest
Burnham (burn-am): that dude that waz president of guyana (who was like a dictator)that been ban all ting
in guyana. O mee gad wen dis man dead if u hear music wa bin a go on a Starbroek Market!! Me know by me been a dance ranga-barse
and dat is how me meet me wife!!!