Morisyen

Conjugate Verbs

Facts

  • Language: Morisyen
  • Alternate names: MAURITIUS CREOLE FRENCH, KREOLE, KREOL, MAURITIAN, MAURYSEN
  • Language code: mfe
  • Language family: Indo-European, Classical Indo-European, Italic, Latino-Faliscan, Latinic, Imperial Latin, Romance, Italo-Western Romance, Western Romance, Shifted Western Romance, Northwestern Shifted Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Langues d'oïl, Central Oil, Macro-French, Isle-de-France Creole
  • Creole language
  • Number of speakers: 600000
  • Script:

More information:

    Introduction

    Closer to French creoles of the Caribbean than to Reunion Creole (Philip Baker). Nearly identical to Rodrigues. Bilingualism in French. The mother tongue of virtually the entire population (D. Bickerton). Lower prestige than French or English. Trade language. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions 1885-1900.

    Verblist

    abes, abese, abime, aksepte, ale, amize, andomaze, anonse, antere, anvi, anvole, ape, aste, avoye, badine, balanse, balye, bizin, bwar, chombo, defigire, deklare, denigre, devire, devlope, dimande, dodo, ekrir, elve, emplante, ena, esplike, fer, fer so bezwin, figire, fini, finn, fleri, fouye, gagne, galoupe, gate, gete, gid, gide, imilie, inn, interese, ipnotize, itilize, kaka, kapav, karote, kas, kase, kasyet, kav, kokin, koltare, konekte, kontan, kouver, koze, kriye, loke, makiye, manze, met chula, mete, monte, montre, naze, otorize, oule, ouver, panse, partaze, pe, perdi, permet, plante, plis, plise, plore, portab, pou, pran, pronons, prononse, realize, regrete, reklame, reste, ridikilize, riye, ronfle, rwine, servi, souriye, swazire, takine, tande, tata, ti, ti ape, ti finn, ti pe, ti pou, ti'nn, tolere, trouve, truv, truve, ule, vande, vini, vomi, zoure.