Belize Creole

Conjugate Verbs

Facts

  • Language: Belize Creole
  • Alternate names: NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA CREOLE ENGLISH, BELIZE CREOLE ENGLISH (KRIOL, CREOLA).
  • Language code: bzj
  • Language family: Creole, English Based, Atlantic, Western
  • Number of speakers: 137000
  • Script:

Introduction

Reported to be very close to Miskito coast, Rama Cay, and Islander (San Andrés) creoles, Jamaican creole is different in grammar. Historically an extension of Miskito Coast Creole. Dahufra was a creole used in the 16th to 18th centuries. Spoken by creoles and people of East Indian descent, used everywhere in most areas of life. Used in advertisements. People have a positive attitude toward Creole. There is popular support for development. Dictionary. Jamaican creole is different in orthography. Newspapers, radio programs, TV. Timber, agriculturalists, fishermen, industrial workers, construction industry, business, commerce, government, teachers.