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Sranan Tongo[edit]


From English master.



  1. mister, sir, lord, master
    • ca. 1765, Pieter van Dyk, Nieuwe en nooit bevoorens geziene Onderwyzinge in het Bastert, of Neeger Engels, zoo als het zelve in de Hollandsze Colonien gebruikt word [New and unprecedented instruction in Bastard or Negro English, as it is used in the Dutch colonies]‎[1], page 107:
      Baſſia hoe fafi maſtra gi permiſſi fo pree.
      Basya, how are you? Did master give permission to play?