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Grenadian Creole is a variety of Antillean Creole.[2] In Grenada and among Grenadians, it is referred to as Patois.

Grenadian Creole
patwa
Native toGrenada
Native speakers
2,300 (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
GlottologNone

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HistoryEdit

The first successful settlement by a western colonial power was in Grenada in 1650, when the French from Martinique established friendly contact with the native Caribs. The french had no ruling power or influence on the island or the population, it was the British Empire took control of the island in the 17th century. The entire population completely speak Grenadian Creole English.

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Further readingEdit

  • Marguerite-Joan Joseph, Lingering Effects of an Ancient Afro-Romance Language on Common Speech in the Caribbean Island of Grenada (2012)

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