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Bati Bleki

Bati Bleki is a phrase in Papiamento that loosely means to gossip. Another interesting fun fact about this proverb is that the literal definition of 'bati bleki' means to 'hit cans' or 'beat cans'.

In Papiamento 'bati' means 'to hit' and 'bleki' means 'can.' 

For other commonly used phrases in Papiamento, see our page on Aruba's native language.

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