Learn Papiamentu / Papiamento

Note to newcomers: This blog is for those who want to learn a little Papiamentu or anyone who simply admires the language. Posts are divided into categories such as Vocabulary, Easy Reading and Music.

There are pointers to Lessons and Textbooks. Interesting Books and Videos are mentioned. Sources of News Articles for reading practice are listed.

We focus on the Curaçao-Bonaire variety rather than the Aruba variety of the language. The two spelling systems are so different that it seems advisable to select one or the other. There are some other differences also.

Thanks for visiting! Feel free to return whenever you feel the need for a little Papiamentu.