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Jah

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Pronunciation: /dʒɑː
 
, jɑː
 
/

Definition of Jah in English:

noun

The Rastafarian name of God.
Example sentences
  • For Jah to be God, God cannot be a culturally specific desert god from the near east.
  • The 32-year-old Jamaican-born gangster had grown dreadlocks and believed he had the Rastafarian God Jah on his side.
  • Its tone is set at the film's very spiritual start: Rastafarian elders are playing hand drums in a ramshackle hut in the Jamaican countryside, smoking ganja and praising their god Jah.

Origin

representing Hebrew Yāh, abbreviation of Yahweh. The current use was popularized in the mid 20th century.

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