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Sranan

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noun Sra·nan \ˈsrä-nən\

Definition of Sranan

  1. :  an English-based creole widely spoken in Suriname —called also Sranan Tongo, \-ˈtäŋ-(ˌ)gō\



Origin and Etymology of sranan

Sranan, short for Sranan Tongo, literally, Suriname tongue


First Known Use: 1953


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