Casamancese Creole


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    Guinea-Bissau Creole, also known as Kiriol, is a creole language whose lexicon derives mostly from Portuguese. It is spoken in Guinea Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. It is also called by its native speakers as kriyol, liŋgu kristoŋ.

    The Casamancese Creole Verb

    Nearly all Casamancese Creole verbs are characterized by a final, thematic vowel, often inherited from

    Casamancese Creole marks aspect and tense on verbs by means of four unbound basic particles.

    Casamancese Creole verbs belong to two different aspectual classes: