Sri Lanka Portuguese Creole Manuscript
The Sri Lanka Portuguese Creole Manuscript is a significant record of the Indo-Portuguese creole, as spoken in the 19th century among the Burgher and Kaffir communities. It a precious source for linguistic, literary, anthropological, and folkloric studies.
The manuscript contains 1,049 quatrains, divided into three sections:
- Portuguese Song Batticaloa (Burgher)
- Songs of the Portuguese Kaffrinha (Kaffir)
- The Story of Orson and Valentine
- Complete downloadable book teaching the basics of Sri Lanka Indo-Portuguese
- Sri Lanka Portuguese Creoles from a Sri Lanka virtual library site.
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