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Learn Papiamento

Papiamento it is!

When you stay on Curaçao, you always come into contact with people who speak Dutch less well. Papiamento is the most spoken language on Curaçao and how nice is it before you come to Curaçao for vacation or work, to already learn a few words and phrases!

The official language on Curaçao is Papiamento, a mixture of fully developed languages and slave dialects. On the island you can get by with Dutch (and also English and Spanish), but it is nice if you know some words and phrases in Papiamento. Words with the same spelling take on a different meaning by shifting the emphasis.

We have selected a number of words and phrases for you, which can be useful in daily life on Curaçao!


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