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African Studies Thesaurus

pidgin languages       LUcat Search catalogue 29493197X

Scope note
Grammatically simplified form of a language, not normally found as a native language but arising out of language contact between speakers who do not share a common language.

Used for
hybrid languages

Broader terms
lingua francas

Narrower terms
creole languages
Fanakalo language
Kituba language
Pidgin English
Pidgin French
Pidgin Portuguese

Subject category

Indexing history
Added 2006. For publications indexed before 2006, see lingua francas.

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