Saramaccan is a Portuguese-based creole language spoken by about 24,000 people
in Suriname and 2,000 people in French Guiana. Saramaccan has some similarities
with the English-based creole languages of Suriname, Aukan and Sranan, and contains
vocabulary from English, Dutch, and Sub-Saharan African languages such as Fongbe,
Akan and Gbe.
Saramaccan alphabet and pronunciation
De waka te de aan sinkii möön.
They walked until they were worn out.
U ta mindi kanda fu dee soni dee ta pasa ku u.
We make up songs about things that happen to us.
Information about Saramaccan
Cape Verdean Creole,
French Guianese Creole,
Other languages written with the Latin alphabet