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Category: Papiamentu

Jan 14
Learning Papiamento – Lesson 4 – Counting 20 to 100

Learning Papiamento – #4 – Counting 20 to 100 The main reason to learn Papiamento is to make life easier on Curacao. By this we mean that speaking Papiamento is respectful to the people and you therefore often get things done faster. For daily dealings, arranging bureaucratic matters and order you in Dutch and English fine feet. […]

Jan 14
Learning Papiamento – Lesson 3 – Counting 11 to 19

Learning Papiamento – #3 – Counting 11 to 19 The main reason to learn Papiamento is to make life easier on Curacao. By this we mean that speaking Papiamento is respectful to the people and you therefore often get things done faster. For daily dealings, arranging bureaucratic matters and order you in Dutch and English fine feet. […]

Jan 14
Learn Papiamento – Lesson 2 – Counting 1 to 10

Learn Papiamento – Lesson 2 – Counting 1 to 10 The main reason to learn Papiamento is to make life easier on Curacao. By this we mean that speaking Papiamento is respectful to the people and you therefore often get things done faster. For daily dealings, arranging bureaucratic matters and order you in Dutch and English fine […]

Jan 14
Learn Papiamento – Lesson 1 – Introducing yourself

Papiamentu Curacao The main reason to learn Papiamento is to make life easier on Curacao. By this we mean that speaking Papiamento is respectful to the people and you therefore often get things done faster. For daily dealings, arranging bureaucratic matters and order you in Dutch and English fine feet. On holiday? On holiday it’s fun to learn […]

Jan 07
Learning Papiamento

Learning Papiamento The main reason to learn Papiamento is to make life easier on Curacao. By this we mean that speaking Papiamento is respectful to the people and you therefore often get things done faster. For daily dealings, arranging bureaucratic matters and order you in Dutch and English fine feet. On holiday? On holiday it’s fun to learn […]

Jan 07
Curacao National Anthem

Curacao National Anthem Translated Although Curacao is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the island has the status of a Country. This is not the same for all other islands within the kingdom like for example Aruba. Therefore Curacao also has its own National Anthem. Of course this national anthem is sung in Papiamentu, the local […]

Jan 03
Languages on Curacao

Languages on Curacao The Spoken Languages Curacao has three official languages; Dutch, Papiamentu and English. Although many people on Curacao will also speak and understand Spanish. This mix of languages is maybe logical to explain because most of Curacao’s tourists originate from the Eastern United States, South America and Holland. The most widely spoken language […]