This song simply means, "Everywhere, there is a chef in the kitchen".

One interpretation: "The point is that wherever the person is he eats well."

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Notes

Sranang Tongo is a Creole of English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese with influences from African and Indian languages.

Meaning of the Words in the Song

Ala = all, every, each
Presi = place, room
Waka = walk, travel
Botri = kitchen pantry
Komisi = chef

An alternate interpretation is: "Everywhere there is a queen of the kitchen."

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Ala presi komisi d'a botri

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to Huub de Vriend for contributing this song and the score. Translated by Mama Lisa.

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