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Saturday, September 21, 2013

what does manke dega mean?

manke dega - to show lack of respect toward someone, to be rude to, to sass

1.  Ou pa respekte papa w.  W'ap manke l dega.
      You don't respect your father.  You're being rude to him.

2. W'ap manke m dega.
    You're being disrespectful to me.

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  1. Are there many other verbal phrases that means "to show lack of respect toward someone" or "to be rude to" like this one?

    1. yes... try "desann prestij, fè malonèt, foule anba pye, pile diyite, or denigre"