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Caribbean Hindustani

Caribbean Hindustani is used in parts of Suriname, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago. It is spoken by the descendants of emigrants from the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

See also Hindi and Fiji Hindi.


Sarnami Hindi dialect

The Sarnami Hindi dialect of Caribbean Hindustani is used in parts of Suriname.

1) Hamaar kamra kaahã hai?

2) Samoendar ke kienaare kaahã hai?

3) Bar kaahã hai?

4) Hamme hõewa na tjhoew!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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