LI'DAT - PIDGIN Dictionary

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LI'DAT

(lye-DAT), adverb (variant of English “like that”)

1.  Thusly; in that manner (may be used to describe substandard execution of a task, or less-than-positive attitude)

Examples:

a. Eh Kiana, dis plate still dirty; Ma see ‘um LI’DAT, she gon’ snap! You betta’ make shua da t’ing clean befo’ you put ‘um away.

b. Aww, Chaz, no make LI’DAT; I wuz on’y playin’.

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2. …and/or similar

Example:

No worry, Ma, trust and believe: no drugs or drinkin’. We jus’ gon’ cruze, t’row darts, shoot baskets, talk story LI’DAT.

Submitted by Irene from Waipiʻo Gentry, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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LI'DAT

The abbreviation of ‘Like that’

Examples:

a. Eh, no act li’dat bumbye you get one slap upside ya head.

b. No need remind him li’dat already. If he going be li’dat, let him get slaps already.

Submitted by Jason from Hilo, Hawaiʻi (Submit yo' own)

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LI'DAT

1. This is repeating a thing like that

Examples:

a. If you titas make LI’DAT, us bradas going back to da kine hale fo make it mo betta fo da ohana have one gude time

b. I no kea if da wahine wen go LI’DAT and den go find da papule buggah wid da pet mongoose dat went feel little bit papule cause of dat pilakia

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2. This is telling a story like that

Examples:

a. If you no going LI’DAT fo fix um, den da moi lepo brada may come fo take um away and den fix um anyway

b. It da kane no stay LI’DAT, den us blalas mo betta go tell anada story bumby about da bumbucha brada dat stay go lolo afta da beeg pilakia stay ova

Submitted by Frank from Kailua, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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