Cooling the Pain in Sranan Tongo
In Sranantongo an English based creole language
of Suriname "Bere" is stomach and "Ati" is pain
"Ber’ati" is stomach ache
"Kowru ati" is calm down
calm someone down
calm heart or peace of mind
"Kowru" is cold
make cold or to cool
peace of mind is to cool the pain
"Ati" also means heart
so to calm down is to cool
the physical heart and the figurative heart
"Ati" (heart, heart (figuratively)
As in pluck or guts
and also means "ati" or hard spot in a banana
so eating too many hard spots in a banana (ati)
can cause pain (ati) while cooling the heart (ati)
can cause peace of mind
(c) Kimberly Burnham, 2020
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