Other Creole Languages

Creoles have resulted from the interactions between speakers of nonstandard varieties of European languages and speakers of non-European languages. Creole languages include varieties that are based on French, such as

  • Antillean Creole French, French-based creole spoken in the French West Indies (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Îles des Saintes, Dominica, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint Kitts, Grenadian Creole French and smaller islands)

  • Guianan Creole, French-based creole spoken in French Guiana

  • Haitian Creole, French-based, an official language of Haiti

  • Louisiana Creole French, spoken in Louisiana

  • Mauritian Creole, French-based, spoken in Mauritius

  • Seychellois Creole, French-based, spoken in the Seychelles

  • Reunionese French, Hindi, Malagasy based, in Reunion Island

Note: there are English based Creole languages such as Gullah, Jamaican Creole, Guyanese Creole, Hawaiian Creole.


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