Mama D'Leau Trinidad Folklore character.

Trini Folklore: Mama D’Leau

Mama D’Leau and other Trini folklore such as Papa Bois is an oral tradition meant to pass on the stories to the next generation. Other Trini phrases in the vernacular are Kote-si Kote-la, Light Candle, Sprawl Off, Jhorts, Sancoche, Kaka-Nay, Rum Jumbie.

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Trini Soucouyant

Trini Folklore: Soucouyant

Soucouyant (n): A person, usually an old woman, who sheds her skin, travels as a ball of fire and sucks people’s blood, leaving a blue mark.

La Jahbess from Trinidad folklore

Trini Folklore: La Jabless

La Jabless from French la ‘the’ + diablesse ‘female devil’.