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A Spanish Creole language with admixtures of Portuguese and Dutch, spoken on the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao.
- ‘Although Papiamentu is the mother tongue for large segments (up to 90 percent) of the population of the Dutch Leeward Antilles chain of islands, the Afro-Portuguese Creole language... was suppressed for centuries by the colonial powers in favor of Dutch.’
- ‘The description of the interdependence of tonal and stress features in Papiamentu provides important insights on the genesis of mixed Creole systems in which these suprasegmental features are phonologically distinctive.’
From Spanish Papiamento.
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