Sranan

[ srah-nuhn ]
/ ˈsrɑ nən /

noun

an English-based creole widely spoken in Suriname.

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Also called Sra·nan Ton·go [tong-goh], /ˈtɒŋ goʊ/, Ta·ki-Ta·ki [tah-kee-tah-kee] /ˌtɑ kiˈtɑ ki/ .

Origin of Sranan

First recorded in 1950–55; from Sranan: literally, “Suriname (tongue)”

Words nearby Sranan

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