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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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2 comments:

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

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

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