Little History
Papiamentu is a creole language spoken on some islands located north of Venezuela (South America). These islands are Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire--islands of the leeward Netherlands Antilles. The language is primarily based on Portuguese and Spanish, though there are Dutch and English influences as well. Click here for more history information.

Online Dictionary

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Words On the Streets
Like other languages, there are a lot of make up words that are not part of the language, but people use them because it is funny or it is a nicer to say something nice. Or it can be a word that's in style that has double meaning or a way of teasing people. This section will allow you to see word added by online users or add your own word and meaning. Click here to enter.

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