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Jafaican

Jafaikan

/ (dʒəˈfeɪkən) /
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noun mainly British informal
a dialect of English spoken in London, with marked Jamaican influences
a white person who adopts this dialect
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Word Origin for Jafaican

C21: from Jamaican + fake

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