- Language: Diu Indo-Portuguese
- Alternate names:
- Language code: didbd
- Language family: Indo-European, Classical Indo-European, Italic, Latino-Faliscan, Latinic, Imperial Latin, Romance, Italo-Western Romance, Western Romance, Shifted Western Romance, Southwestern Shifted Romance, West Ibero-Romance, Galician Romance, Macro-Portuguese, Indo-Portuguesic, Northern Indo-Portuguesic
- Creole language
- Number of speakers: 180
- Script: Latin script.
Diu Indo-Portuguese is spoken on the Indian island of Diu (Union Territory of Daman, Diu and Dadra & Nagar-Haveli), off the tip of the Saurashtra peninsula of Gujarat. Native speakers nowadays concentrate exclusively in Diu Town.
The Diu Indo-Portuguese Verb
The expression of tense, aspect and mood categories in Diu Indo-Portuguese involves both morphological marking and preverbal auxiliaries. Verbs are organized into three conjugational classes, identified by different thematic vowels -a-, -e- and -i-, which determine the form of their inflectional suffixes. Verbs construct four different forms: the Infinitive, Non-Past and Past forms, as well as a Participle.