2017-01-02

frase di awe 2017-01-02

Segun sifranan preliminar, kresementu ekonómiko di Kòrsou tabata nulo (0,0%) na 2016.

= According to preliminary figures, the economic growth of Curaçao was nil (0.0%) in 2016.

add to our vocabulary:

kresementu : growth (derived from the verb krese)
nulo : nil, zero
preliminar : preliminary
segun : according to
sifranan : statistics, figures

patterns:

kresementu ekonómiko : an adjective usually comes after the modified noun
na 2016 : “in” or “during” a certain year is expressed with na
(0,0%) : Papiamentu uses a comma instead of a period to indicate the decimal point