What does it mean when Cajuns say Sha?

darling, dear
Sha: Louisiana Cajun and Creole slang, derived from the French cher. Term of affection meaning darling, dear, or sweetheart.

What does PA mean in Louisiana?

father, old man, papa. (also poppa), pater.

How do you say bad in Cajun?

Cajun French is different from the language spoke in France….Sugie Bee’s Cajun French Language Dictionary.

A bon couer To do something wholeheartedly.
Possede’ a bad , mischievous, child. The literal translation is possessed.

How do you say cute in Cajun?

Cher (shaa) – Cajun and Creole slang, derived from the French. A term of affection meaning darling, dear, or sweetheart. When used as an adjective, it is to describe something sweet or cute.

What is the meaning of the word Cajun?

Cajun. adjective. English Language Learners Definition of Cajun (Entry 2 of 2) : made by or relating to the Cajuns. : prepared in a cooking style developed by the Cajuns and usually including spicy seasonings. See the full definition for Cajun in the English Language Learners Dictionary.

What is the meaning of Catin?

Diminutive form of Catherine . Borrowed from Latin catīnus (“vessel”) or catīnum . “ catin ” in Émile Littré, Dictionnaire de la langue française, 1872–1877. “ catin ” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé ( The Digitized Treasury of the French Language ). From Catin (“ Cathy ”) .

What is Cajun food culture?

Cajun and Creole food cultures are steeped in tradition and the influences of its heritage. Let’s start with the language of Acadiana. You will find many new and sometimes confusing terms that will both baffle and intrigue. Most are Cajun-derived terms based on traditional French and some are just plain unexplainable.

Is there a glossary for Cajun French at LSU?

Therefore, in response to our students’ expressed need for a basic vocabulary resource, we are in the process of building a glossary based upon the units covered in Cajun French 1201, 1202, 2201, 2202, 2254 and 3280 at LSU. We have tried to make the entries and explanations as clear and straightforward as possible.