Dictionaries of the languages in Suriname

Woordenboeken in de Surinamse Talen

All the dictionaries listed here are interactive html dictionaries and were created with Shoebox and Toolbox.

Sranan Tongo

Sranan - English

Sranan Tongo - English dictionary (also available in PDF format - 1.5MB)
Language Learners Edition - read stories and look up words just by double-clicking on them!

Sranan - Nederlands

Sranan Tongo - Nederlands woordenboek (nu ook in PDF format - 2.3 Mb)
Wil je Sranan leren? - lees verhaaltjes en leer onbekende woorden met gemak!

Coming soon: Download the Lexique Pro version of the Sranan Tongo dictionary!!

Dictionaries with historical value

The following dictionaries are of interest for comparing present day Sranan Tongo to how it was written and possibly spoken in the past.

C.L. Schumann Neger-Englisches Wörterbuch ed. tertia (1783 Sranan - Deutsch)
H.C. Focke Neger-Engelsch Woordenboek (1855 Sranan - Nederlands)
H.R. Wullschlägel Deutsch - Negerenglisches Wörterbuch (1856 Deutsch - Sranan)
Rediman Woordenlijst Nederlands - Surinaams (1971 Nederlands - Sranan)

Texts with historical value

Dem Tori vo Ouroe Testament (A collection of Old Testament stories written by Moravians in the 1700's. 1.1MB in size!)

Aukan

Aukan - English

Aukans - English dictionary
Language Learners Edition - read stories and look up words just by double-clicking on them!

Aukan - Nederlands

Aukaans - Nederlands woordenboek
Wil je Aukaans leren? - lees verhaaltjes en leer onbekende woorden met gemak!

Sarnami Hindoestani

Nederlands - Sarnami Hindoestani (This dictionary requires a Unicode font to see 4 of the characters properly. Your system may already have such a font installed. If you don't have a Unicode font, you can download  Gentium or Doulos SIL. Other Unicode font resources can be found here.)

Saramaccan

Saramaccan - English (This dictionary requires a Unicode font to see 2 of the characters properly. Your system may already have such a font installed. If you don't have a Unicode font, you can download Gentium or Doulos SIL. Other Unicode font resources can be found here.)

Nederlands - Saramaccaans/English Trilingual!

Dictionary with historical value

J.A. Riemer Wörterbuch zur Erlernung der Saramakka-Neger-Sprache (1779 Saramaccans - Deutsch)

Carib

Karaïbs - Nederlands

Carib - English


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