pig latin
noun Usage: often capitalized L Date: 1929 a jargon that is made by systematic alteration of English (as ipskay the ointjay for skip the joint)

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  • Pig Latin — (engl.; wörtlich: Schweine Latein) bezeichnet eine Spielsprache, die im englischen Sprachraum verwendet wird. Sie wird vor allem von Kindern benutzt, aus Spaß am Spiel mit der Sprache oder als einfache Geheimsprache, mit der Informationen vor… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • pig Latin — pig′ Lat in n. a form of language, used esp. by children, derived from ordinary English by moving the first consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding the sound (ā), as in Eakspay igpay atinlay for “Speak Pig… …   From formal English to slang

  • pig Latin — n. a playful secret language in which each word is spoken beginning with its first vowel and any preceding consonants are moved to the end to form a new syllable with the vowel sound (ā), as “oybay” for boy: a word beginning with a vowel can be… …   English World dictionary

  • Pig latin — Le pig latin est un argot principalement utilisé en anglais, équivalent au louchébem (largonji) en français : un mélange de verlan (pour le renversement des syllabes) et de javanais (pour l ajout systématique d une syllabe). Une autre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pig Latin — a form of language, used esp. by children, that is derived from ordinary English by moving the first consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding the sound /ay/, as in Eakspay igpay atinlay for Speak Pig Latin.… …   Universalium

  • pig Latin — /ˈpɪg lætn/ (say pig latn) noun spoken language distorted in one of various ways to make it unintelligible to overhearers, especially by putting the first consonant at the end of the word and inserting the syllable ay, as book to ookbay. Compare… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pig latin — ingl. latín de cerdos) Jerigonza dentro del slang inglés del siglo pasado, consistente en la intercalación de una sílaba, repetida a continuación de cada una de las palabras. También se denominaNa …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • pig Latin — noun A type of wordplay in which (English) words are altered by moving the leading phonetic of a word to the end and appending ay however, if the word begins with a vowel then way is suffixed. For example, please be quiet or Ill cry becomes ease… …   Wiktionary

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