Caribbean Tourism

Papiamento Glossary

Bon bini Welcome

Con ta bai How are you?

Mi ta bon I am well

Bon dia Good morning

Bon tarde Good afternoon

Bon nochi Good evening

Cuanti? How much?

Danki Thank you

Te aworo See you later

A yo Goodbye

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History of Netherland Antilles - ABC

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Government & Economy of Netherland Antilles - ABC

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