"mekatelyu" redirects here. for the musical group, see mekatelyu (band).
limón creole english
(55,000 cited 1986)
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.