Limonese Creole

  • limonese
    limón creole english
    mekatelyu
    native tocosta rica
    native speakers
    (55,000 cited 1986)[1]
    language family
    english creole
    • atlantic
      • western
        • jamaican creole
          • limonese
    language codes
    iso 639-3
    limo1249[2]

    limonese creole (also called limonese, limón creole english or mekatelyu) is a dialect of jamaican creole, an english-based creole language, spoken in limón province on the caribbean sea coast of costa rica. the number of native speakers is unknown, but 1986 estimates suggests that there are fewer than 60,000 native and second language speakers combined.[3]

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  • history
  • modern day status
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Limonese
Limón Creole English
Mekatelyu
Native toCosta Rica
Native speakers
(55,000 cited 1986)[1]
English creole
Language codes
ISO 639-3
limo1249[2]

Limonese Creole (also called Limonese, Limón Creole English or Mekatelyu) is a dialect of Jamaican Creole, an English-based creole language, spoken in Limón Province on the Caribbean Sea coast of Costa Rica. The number of native speakers is unknown, but 1986 estimates suggests that there are fewer than 60,000 native and second language speakers combined.[3]

Other Languages
asturianu: Mekatelyu
español: Mekatelyu
Patois: Mekatelyu
português: Crioulo de Limón
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Mekatelyu