Take In Front

Trini Phrase: Take In Front

De Steelband an dem had big clash and one-time dey call orf Panorama but Despers say dey is dey own boss an dey play in de Savannah on Carnival Tuesday and by Wednesday de lef Pantrinbago in what Tanty Merkle woulda call taking in front before in front take you.

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la couray

Trini Phrase: La Couray

I was in La Couray reading bout the team yesterday, I bit my tongue on several occasions, to make the right pronunciations.

Cockey-O-Ko piggy back ride

Trini Phrase: Cokey-O-Ko

The cocks were crowing cokey-o-ko! Kokiyoko all over the village in Trinidad. When the priests heard the cocks crowing, he jumped up. “Time to say some prayers for Rama.” (Ladoo 1972:94)

Tanka Lanka

Trini Phrase: Tanka Lanka

Tanka lanka! I goin’ to tell Miss what you say ’bout she husban’!

kicksing

Trini Phrase: Kicksing

The Parliamentarians were kicksing on the cricket grounds in Balandara last Sunday. they Challenged the Lawrence Woods XI and were soundly beaten.