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Caribbean English

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Varieties of English
AAVE (Ebonics)
American English
Australian English
British English
Canadian English
Caribbean English
Commonwealth English
English English
Hawaiian English
Hiberno-English
Highland English
Hong Kong English
Indian English
International English
Jamaican English
Liberian English
Malawian English
Malaysian English
Mid Ulster English
Newfoundland English
New Zealand English
Philippine English
Scottish English
Singaporean English
South African English
Standard English
Welsh English

Caribbean English is a dialect of the English language spoken in the Caribbean. In the Caribbean, there is a great deal of variation in the way English is spoken.

Examples of the English in daily use in the Caribbean include a reduced set of pronouns, typically, me, we, he, she, and they (pronounced "day" or "deh").

A simple statement, "I don't know" could be stated, "I ain' know" in the case of Barbados, "Me na' know" in the case of Jamaica, "Me eh' know" in Trinidad and Tobago or "Me'en know" in the case of the Virgin Islands Caribbean countries where English is an official language or where English-based Creoles are widespread include:

American English is used as a second language in Puerto Rico.

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