Saint Kitts and Nevis Languages
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Description[edit | edit source]
English is the sole official language. Saint Kitts Creole is also widely spoken.  Saint Kitts Creole is a dialect of Leeward Caribbean Creole English spoken in Saint Kitts and Nevis by around 40,000 people. Saint Kitts Creole does not have the status of an official language.
Saint Kitts Creole today is spoken in the following locations:
- Saint Kitts Island
- Nevis Island -The language is referred to as "Nevisian" or "Nevis creole"
- Mainly in rural areas
- Christ Church Nichola Town
- Cayon 
Word List(s)[edit | edit source]
- Wise Sayings From Old Folks in Saint Kitts at Wander Wisdom
- More Wise Sayings From the Creole Language of Saint Kitts at Wander Wisdom
- Leeward Caribbean Creole English at Wikipedia
Alphabet and Pronunciation[edit | edit source]
Saint Kitts Creole Pronunciation at Wikipedia
Language Aids and Dictionaries[edit | edit source]
- Saint Kitts Creole Grammar at Wikipedia
- Example Sentences
- Example Words and Phrases
- More Commonly Used Words
Additional Resources[edit | edit source]
- The St. Kitts and Nevis tourist guide at WorldCat
- Basilectal creole, decreolization and autonomous language change in St. Kitts-Nevis at WorldCat
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, "Saint Kitts and Nevis," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis#Languages, accessed 20 March 2021.
- Wikipedia contributors, "Saint Kitts Creole," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Kitts_Creole, accessed 20 March 2021.