Definition of Papiementu in English:

Papiementu

Line breaks: Papie|mentu
Pronunciation: /ˌpapɪəˈmɛntuː
 
/
(also Papiemento /-ˈmɛntəʊ/)

noun

[mass noun]
  • The Creole language of the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, based on Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch, and influenced by African languages.

Origin

from Spanish Papiamento.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw