Trini Talk Today: Kaka-Nay

  • Kaka-nay (n): Dirty nose; snotty nose. /kakane/ (<French Creole < kaka ‘feces; waste’ + nay ‘nose’ < French nez )
    • We call him Mr. Ka Ka Nez because he always digging he nose (Baptiste 1993:96-7)

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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