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A language that is no one’s native language, but is used as an auxiliary or supplemental language between 2 or more mutually unintelligible speech communities
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In spite of the fact that many of the practitioners in the stand-up comedy circle in Nigeria are university graduates, and can communicate effectively in English, most of them prefer to use the Nigerian Pidgin to amuse their audience.
Al igual que las lenguas pidgin, los criollos se forman en situaciones de contacto entre hablantes de varias lenguas.
Segun este criterio, el pidgin se usa para ciertas necesidades circunstanciales: intercambios comerciales, tratos esporadicos, etcetera; del uso circunstancial, puede pasar a ser el principal medio de comunicacion de una comunidad, al extenderse y consolidarse con el paso del tiempo o tras algunas generaciones de hablantes, y convertirse en lengua materna de una comunidad.
In addition to speaking Spanish, Luis claimed to have learned some Hawaiian, which he could still understand (most likely a pidginized form of the same) and Pidgin English (the intergroup mode of communication that was fashioned by the different nationalities or ethnicities on the plantations).
Two of Ghana's biggest hip-hop stars have teamed up for the world's first pidgin English musical, a fast-paced odyssey into the daily lives of two up-and-coming rappers.
Can Akua Djanie ("The case for Pidgin English", NA, Oct) not see beyond the borders of her adopted country?
The service will be available countrywide in English, Hausa and Pidgin English.
The solution will be available countrywide in Nigeria in three languages - English, Hausa and Pidgin English.
FACT and Pidgin Productions are launching the award in honour of Ashan Kumar Burman at an event on Monday as part of the city's Black History Month.
Pidgin has limitless ways to say exactly what we want to:
feeling that makes what can be spoken sound like pidgin,
Eventualmente, tanto la poblacion nativa de Africa Occidental y Asia que se concentraria alrededor de los fuertes comerciales como los esclavos enviados a America emplearon un pidgin de base portuguesa como interlengua (Whinnom 1965; Naro 1978; Perl 1989a, 1989b; Clements 1992).