Thus in Suriname the main creole language, Sranan Tongo
, has an English-derived lexicon even though it became a Dutch colony.
Although Dutch is the official language, the locals speak a language called Sranan Tongo
which in fact is easier, as it uses a variation of English words.
is Sranan Tongo
(a Creole language of Suriname) for "My country
Pero tambien se destacan el sranan tongo
, el hindi, el javanes, el chino, el djuka, el saramaccan y los idiomas nativos con sus disimiles dialectos.
This alternation also characterizes a text reproduced by Hagoort and Schotel (1982: 86) to show the writing proficiency in Sranan Tongo
of an 11-year-old creole girl.