Negerhollands

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch Negerhollands.

Proper noun[edit]

Negerhollands

  1. A Dutch-based creole, also incorporating elements of Danish, English, French, Spanish and West African languages, once spoken in what are now the US Virgin Islands.

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of neger (black person) +‎ Hollands (Hollandic).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈneː.ɣərˌɦɔ.lɑnts/
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  • Hyphenation: Ne‧ger‧hol‧lands

Proper noun[edit]

Negerhollands n

  1. Negerhollands (extinct creole language).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Despite the name, the main lexifier dialect was Zealandic rather than Hollandic.
  • Sometimes offensive; see the usage notes at neger.

Adjective[edit]

Negerhollands (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to Negerhollands.

Usage notes[edit]

As above.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of Negerhollands
uninflected Negerhollands
inflected Negerhollandse
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial Negerhollands
indefinite m./f. sing. Negerhollandse
n. sing. Negerhollands
plural Negerhollandse
definite Negerhollandse
partitive Negerhollands