15 Trinidadian Slang Words. Bismillaah بسم الله…. In the name of God. Assalaamu ‘alaikum السّلام عليكم…. Peace be with you.
The official language of Trinidad and Tobago is English, although we do have segments of the population that speak other languages, including ” patois “, a slang version of French that was brought to the islands by French settlers in the colonial period.
One popular explanation is that “hoss” represents a friend in the same way as “padna” ( Trinidadian word literally meaning “partner” but understood as “ friend ”), just as a horse is your riding partner. Over time, the word “hoss” has taken on new meanings in Trinidad and Tobago.
The island of Trinidad is mainly multiracial while the population of Tobago is primarily what is considered Afro-Tobagonian, which is synonymous with Afro- Trinidadian , with the exception that the people of Tobago are almost exclusively of direct African ancestry.
Trinidad and Tobago is a multi-religious nation. The largest religious groups are the Protestant Christians (including Anglicans , Presbyterians , Methodist, Evangelicals, Pentecostals and Baptist), Roman Catholic Christians , Hindus , and Muslims.
Trinidadians and Tobagonians, colloquially known as Trinis or Trinbagonians, are the people who are identified with the country of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago – Level 3: Reconsider Travel. Reconsider travel to Trinidad and Tobago due to restricted travel options put in place to prevent COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk.
You may have been hearing the term ” wet man ” being used in the street or read it online. It’s supposed to mean a man who’s good with the ladiesand usually drives a Nissan TIIDA. Well it’s made its way into the senate.
Trinidad and Tobago is well known for its African and Indian cultures, reflected in its large and famous Carnival, Diwali, and Hosay celebrations, as well being the birthplace of steelpan, the limbo, and music styles such as calypso, soca, rapso, parang, chutney, and chutney soca.
Trinidadian Creole is a creole language commonly spoken throughout the island of Trinidad in Trinidad and Tobago. Both creoles contain elements from a variety of African languages. Trinidadian English Creole is also influenced by French and French Creole (Patois).
The horseshoe whip snake (Hemorrhois hippocrepis) is a species of snake in the family Colubridae . The species is native to southwestern Europe and northern Africa.