Ukulele & Languages

Different countries,
Different cultures
one common language... the ukulele.

Posts Tagged ‘Creole’

A rather rare find this week, a ukulele song in Reunion Creole.

Reunion Creole is a semi-creole language spoken on the Reunion island which is mostly spoken and rarely written. It borrows heavily from French which is the official language on the island, but has a few words coming from other languages such as Malagazy, Hindi, Portuguese and Tamil.

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Translator François St Omer has translated a couple of Astérix …

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Today I’ll be looking into creole ukulele, with songs in English- and French-based creoles. Creoles are languages born out of a mixture of several languages and which have become stable over time.

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