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What does Irie mean?

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What does Irie mean?

This might be a dumb question, but I've been wanting to know what it meant since I got back from Jamaica.

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1. Re: What does Irie mean?

General term for good / cool / nice.

Sometimes indicates agreement.

It seems to be a more complete thought than the word "cool", maybe that's environmental :-)

There's a straightforward glossary at www.jamaicans.com/speakja/glossary.shtml

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2. Re: What does Irie mean?

it does mean all that and PEACE....it is more of a meaning....like everything is fine/cool/peaceout.

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3. Re: What does Irie mean?

criss :)

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4. Re: What does Irie mean?

Thanks for the info! I appreciate it.

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5. Re: What does Irie mean?

withrespect, I you reminded me...yesterday I was in my local coffee shop and there were two teenagers there. A third asked them if they were staying and they said "no, we're peacing out".

I'm not old but that struck me as funny, never thought of "peacing out" as a verb :)

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6. Re: What does Irie mean?

Our guide while riding horses kept asking if we were Irie mon. He said it meant everything is well. Its all good.

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7. Re: What does Irie mean?

Never mind Irie, what the heck does peaceout mean ?!

Criss means fresh, smart, new good looking whatever, bit different to Irie, Irie ?

Evryting is evryting, now work that one out.

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8. Re: What does Irie mean?

"Peace out" means goodbye :)

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9. Re: What does Irie mean?

Liz, I sorry, I meant "to peace out" can't get my head round that.

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10. Re: What does Irie mean?

Peace out means-check ya later; peace! with an I'm out; maintain; later!

that was always one of my things!

delta36-

I find it odd that you'd waite till you came back to ask that or that nobody told you when you were there-what did you think it meant?

PEACE!