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  Bajan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bajan uses a mixture of West African idioms and expressions along with English to produce a unique Barbadian/West Indian vocabulary and speech pattern.
Bajan is easily distinguishable from the dialects of neighbouring Caribbean islands, as many of the other Caribbean islands are based on Irish- or Scottish-based English pronunciation such as Jamaican Creole.
Bajan was first created when West African slaves were brought to the island and forced to speak English, with an existing West African understanding of language semantics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bajan   (2723 words)

 Our Favorite Bajan Foods
Bajans (Barbadians) believe that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.
The Bajan woman’s cooking skill therefore is highly praised, and a woman who cannot cook is hesitant to admit it.
It is rare that a Bajan meal is void of peas and rice.
www.wimco.com /restaurants/restfavbajanfoods.asp   (520 words)

 JustBajan.com Opinion Matters - Uniqueness of a Bajan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
I am fortunate to be Godfather, to the son of a B'dos born doctor working for the benefit of sick children in Canada and his sister(still in B'dos) is the Godmother of my daughter but this mistrust,born of harsh experience of life in both countries, seems to have affected even our relationships.
I concede that Bajans are still the most tolerant of all the other islanders even though our tolerance is beginning to wain.
AE stated that maybe people dont get on with their neighbours; but if you are not friendly and helpful to your own kith and kin then, in my opinion, you are not likely to get on very well with others.
www.justbajan.com /forums/showthread.php?p=2027   (1326 words)

 Bajan Welt - Musik und Musikinstrumente - Home
Therefore also in Germany the accordion with a button keyboard in the treble is called bajan more and more frequently, whereas to the instrument with a key keyboard is contributed the name accordion.
In contrast to this in Russia the bajan has been taught in music schools for decades and is fully accepted also as a classical instrument.
Both the originality and the extraordinary sound and dynamic capacities of the bajan serve to completely new musical experience.
www.bajanbest.com   (285 words)

 A Bajan Occasion
The jerk chicken was grilled however, because Bajans are accustomed to barbecued chicken done on a grill.
This versiion of the famous island seasoning is from Ann Marie Whittaker, who noted: "This is found in almost every home and is the secret to the success for many mouth-watering Bajan dishes." One of the favorite uses is to place it between the meat and skin of chicken pieces before grilling, baking, or frying.
Pack the slits with the Bajan seasoning and rub the remainder on the outside of the meat.
www.fiery-foods.com /dave/bajan.asp   (3716 words)

 Bajan 'wuk-up' culture under fire - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Until recently, middle- and upper-class Bajans holding influential positions were either waiting for officialdom to first condemn the degeneration of very suggestive sexual behaviour during Crop-Over, or simply holding their silence, especially those of minority ethnic communities, fearful of being misrepresented.
Whether out of fear of losing the votes of the predominant under-class, or simply hoping that the "wuk-up" frenzy, with its 'bumper' and 'belly' sexual dimensions would simply be corrected over time, both the ruling and opposition parties have preferred silence to public condemnation.
Some other commentators have been expressing outrage at young girls and adult women departing from costumed bands to gyrate on policemen and soldiers on duty, as if competing for attention as they do their "thing" from "the waist down", contemptuously mocking the morality that others of their country folk rightly want to preserve.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /columns/html/20030907T010000-0500_48629_OBS_BAJAN__WUK_UP__CULTURE_UNDER_FIRE.asp   (995 words)

 Bajan Framework
The Bajan project is intended to serve as a highly extensible framework for Rapid Application Development (RAD).
Because Bajan is an open source effort, there is a lot of opportunity for interested developers to contribute to the project.
Bajan has graduated from the JavaTools incubator project at Java.net and is now part of the main project list.
bajan.axlogic.com   (273 words)

 Bajan's Tale: A Story About a Lucky Dog
Bajan as far as we know had had two car or motor vehicle rides in his life.
Thus when in the car, Bajan generally rode standing up with front paws on the console that separates the two front seats and back paws on the back seat.
and Bajan in mid-afternoon as guests were about to sit down for dinner decided to shove off for their own version of the Easter Parade.
www.authorhouse.com /BookStore/ItemDetail~bookid~27199.aspx   (1057 words)

 The Bajan Group, Inc., Albany, New York -- Online Terms And Conditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The Bajan Group, Inc. is not responsible for the loss of any data or other material that occurs as a result of such unauthorized use.
You agree to furnish The Bajan Group, Inc. with all pertinent financial and other information that may be requested of you, including but not necessarily limited to, a credit application, banking and financial institution information, and trade references to either establish a business account or to continue the same.
You agree that The Bajan Group, Inc. and its agents, shall have the right to verify the information you provide from time to time, including requiring you to provide updated financial or other information, including, but not necessarily limited to, a statement of your corporate officers or directors, members, managing agents, or partners if applicable.
www.myidirect.com /terms.htm   (1925 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner News - Bajan dining - Thursday | January 12, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Miss Pilgrim, a few stalls away, cooks the meanest ham - a cutter from her doused with Bajan Peppersauce (yellow because of the mustard used) is a joy to itself.
For Bajan up-market, there's David's where an authentic Arawak Pepperpot is the order of the night.
To my surprise, Bajan Chef Larry Rogers and his wife Michelle have taken over this most deserved spot, this team having given the west coast Olives and La Terra with their eclectic Mediterranean/Bajan gourmet cuisine.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20060112/cook/cook1.html   (1706 words)

 Margarita's Bajan Menu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Bajan food, as the food of the other islands, is a blend of the old and the new, the imported and native.
As it's to be expected, fish is ubiquitous in Bajan diet, as are pork and chicken.
As a dessert I went for a bread pudding as most of the other desserts I found seemed to be cakes and I'm not much of a baker - this unfortunately was a poor choice as the bread pudding did not turn out.
www.marga.org /food/int/barbados   (302 words)

 The Bajan Dream Project: A housing charity in Barbados
The first of its kind to be implemented in Barbados, the Bajan Dream Project is a social initiative that seeks to reduce housing inadequacy as an indicator of poverty in Barbados.
The project is targeted at undersheltered individuals who live in poverty throughout Barbados, giving them the chance to live the "Bajan dream" through the replacement or repair of their homes, and the provision of the means to escape from the grasps of poverty.
This website provides information for the media, the public and potential sponsors on the work of the Bajan Dream Project, and information on how you can be involved.
www.bajan-dream.com   (290 words)

 Barbados Villa Rentals - Our Services
Bajan Services is a locally owned Real Estate Business guided by Managing Director, Richard “Sam” Mahon.
In 1979 Sam started Bajan Services Limited and over the years has expanded on the foundation his father created and today his company is one of the most recognized Real Estate Brokers specializing on the West Coast of Barbados.
In addition, Bajan Services offers an extensive range of residences for long term rental, usually defined as a one-year term.
bajanservices.com /services.php?PHPSESSID=8c4f4aeb8e7c1a2ae0231a8415...   (1067 words)

 Bajan | The Hitch Hiker's Guide to Barbados > About Bajan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
NOTE: The "About Bajan" section on Bajan was created on July 27 at around 10:05 PM, at The JavaBean.
Factors like the position of the sun (relevant to the Earth and the Moon), the number 42 and whether or not it's raining outside, all play significant roles in determining what I shall do with this particular section of the site.
There are several sites out there that provide alot more information on Barbados than I do and you're more than welcome to visit Google and go searching for them.
www.bajan.org /about.htm   (272 words)

 Bajan - Wikipedia
Das Bajan ist die russische Form des Chromatisches Knopfakkordeons, es ist ein chromatisches Akkordeon.
Das Bajan wird meist in Sitzhaltung gespielt, wobei von den Spielern oft ein Tuch über die Knie gelegt wird, damit der Balg und die Kleidung geschont werden.
Der Begriff Bajan kommt aus dem Russischen und meint ursprünglich einen Dichtersänger, den wir für das griechische Altertum als Rhapsoden oder für das keltische Mittelalter als Barden bezeichnen würden.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bajan   (534 words)

 Barbados - Communicating with Bajans
Like other languages, the Bajan dialect is constantly evolving as new words and expressions are added.
Questions are expressed as statements, but speakers will raise their voices at the end of the sentence to indicate that they are asking a question.
For example, to indicate that a car went very fast, a Bajan would say, "the car went fast, fast, fast." Certain words and expressions also have specific local meanings.
www.cp-pc.ca /english/barbados/commun.html   (287 words)

 Bajan Breeze Guest House Barbados budget rooms, bed and breakfast, accommodation
Ideally located on the south coast of Barbados, Bajan Breeze offers the perfect blend of sun and surf, hospitality and culture.
From the moment you arrive, Bajan Breeze is dedicated to providing an unforgettable and authentic Barbados vacation experience.
Bajan Breeze, a 125-year old private home, was completely rebuilt in 2005.
www.bajanbreeze.com   (288 words)

 Barbados Villa Rentals Long & Short Term Rentals - Bajan Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Bajan Services offers the finest in villa rentals, villa vacations, real estate sales, luxury homes, beachfront property, luxury villa rentals, oceanfront apartments and exclusive private luxury villas for rental and sale in the island of Barbados, West Indies.
The Caribbean island of Barbados has long been recognised as a top class holiday destination with a strong infrastructure and a history of political stability.
Bajan Services offers exclusive private villa rentals and luxury properties for sale on the West Coast of Barbados.
www.bajanservices.com   (505 words)

 bajan queen bar and restaurant
Come to The Bajan Queen Bar and Restaurant where we bring you the flavor of Barbados to the United States.
At the Bajan Queen, we have 12 Tvs hooked up to two satalite dishes, in which we bring you the major sporting events.
The Bajan Queen Bar and Restaurant has received many awards within the past year which makes this a special honor.
www.lasalle.edu /~springm1/final/index.html   (228 words)

 NationNews - Bajan Women Loosing their me to Foreigners
I would really like to know why Bajan women seem to be loosing their men to foreign women.
In his words "Bajan women threat you good for three months before they show their true colors, but a foreign woman threat you good all the time".
Bajan and otherwise who has done some cruel things to their spouses.
classifieds.nationnews.com /article.php?sid=226   (1501 words)

 Bajan | The Hitch Hiker's Guide to Barbados > Local Lingo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
NOTE: The "Local Lingo" section on Bajan was created on January 21 at around 7:00 PM, at The JavaBean.
People all over the world have different ways of speaking and pronouncing words.
Although the official language of the island is English (not American English but the Queen's English) we have our own "special" way of pronouncing words.
www.bajan.org /slang.htm   (87 words)

 Caribbean Poetry -- Bajan Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
In Barbados, part of the culture comes from learning not to stare when you pass a cow grazing in the median (or on the side) of one of the island's busiest highways.
Because many Bajans don't have much land of their own, it's a more-or-less accepted practice for people to "tie down" their cows wherever the grass is. The Bajan leads the cow out in the morning, ties a heavy rock to the cow's horn by a long rope, and leaves the animal till nightfall.
The cow eventually provides meat (and sometimes milk, if the owner breeds the cow) for a Bajan family at a lower cost than buying the meat at market.
www.courses.vcu.edu /ENG-snh/Caribbean/Barbados/Culture/index.htm   (113 words)

 No More Bajan Music on Imix - IslandMix
fucck dem,, and i bajan,, they can thank roy morris for dat when dem wondering why dem ain getting nuh facking way.
Roy Morris you igrunt sunuvabytch, if you had a real education you'd realize you've done more harm than good, so i gine love it like rasshole when i go nyc,toronto, dc, and miami and pay my rasshole money to hear destra, maximus and bunji....
Take off all the bajan music and wash wunna hands clean of this shit.
www.islandmix.com /backchat/showthread.php?t=91079   (1120 words)

 Bajan Firefighters Online :- About Us
Welcome to the Bajan Firefighters Online website, our online community was established December 30th, 2000.
The community was created initially as an informal group on-line for Barbadian firefighters to share information on firefighting, meet other firefighters around the world and trade fire department memorabilia.
Bajan Firefighters Online 2000 - 2002© All Rights Reserved.
www.angelfire.com /on/bajanfiremen/about.htm   (211 words)

 Bajan kaisomen shock to hear music on net - IslandMix
Bajan kaisomen shock to hear music on net
Morris did his home work before writing his rubbish.
I think one advantage that Trini artistes have other Bajan or others is that they are willing to get their music out there to be heard.
islandmix.com /backchat/showthread.php?t=90462&page=1&pp=15   (1808 words)

 Bajan Helicopters - Fun Barbados
Air conditioned jet helicopters whisk you to the breathtaking splendor of the rugged eastern coast, revealing amazing wonders seen no other way.
Your tour, starting from and returning to Bridgetown, is exciting, every moment from take-off to landing again.
You'll peer into another Bajan secret, the oddly formed, vertically-walled 'gullies' traversing the highlands...
www.funbarbados.com /Tours/helicop.cfm   (204 words)

 Bajan King Promotions
Edwin “The Bajan King” Howell had a love for music even as a little boy growing up in St. Lucy, Barbados.
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To see the Bajan King Weekly List please click on the following link.
www.bajankingpromotions.com /about_bk.htm   (261 words)

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There are 2 Bajan villas in the Caribbean.
Tranquillity, privacy, peace and space are the buzzwords at Settlers Beach Villa Hotel.
Port St Charles is an upmarket marina development on the north-west coast of Barbados, home to a mixture of luxury villas and apartments set on the beach or picturesque lagoon.
www.virginholidays.co.uk /brochures/caribbean/info/our_hotels/bajan_villas/hotels.aspx   (60 words)

 Bajan :: Index
This forum is dedicated to scripting issues in the Bajan Editor
Are you interested in extending the Bajan framework by developing your own plugin?
Bajan Framework © 2006 Jared A. Kaplan - Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
bajan.axlogic.com /forums   (133 words)

 Kadooment.com | Barbados event calendar & photogallery | crop over festival
- "as Bajan as it gets" - is your ultimate guide to entertainment, recreation and vacation in the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Get the latest information on the Crop Over Festival featuring rainbow costumed bands, pulsating soca and calypso music competitions, Bajan art and culture exhibitions, energetic fetes and of course the Grand Kadooment Day climax.
Download wallpapers and mp3 ring tones, browse the event calendar, read articles and more.
www.kadooment.com   (86 words)

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