Grenadian Creole French

Antillean Creole Grenada ISO 639-3
Grenadian Creole
patwa
Native toGrenada
Native speakers
2,300 (2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
GlottologNone

Grenadian Creole is a variety of Antillean Creole.[2] In Grenada and among Grenadians, it is referred to as Patois.

History

The first successful settlement by a western colonial power was in Grenada in 1650, when the French from Martinique established friendly contact with the native Caribs. The French had no ruling power or influence on the island or the population, it was the British Empire took control of the island in the 17th century. Today the entire population speak Grenadian Creole English.

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