Tok Pisin
noun Etymology: Tok Pisin, literally, pidgin talk Date: 1974 an English-based creole that is a national language of Papua New Guinea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tok Pisin — Spoken in  Papua New Guinea Native speakers 122,000  (2004) 4 million L2 speakers Language family …   Wikipedia

  • Tok Pisin — Parlée en Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée Nombre de locuteurs 2 millions, dont 500 000 natifs Classification par famille créoles créoles à base lexicale anglaise tok pisin (Dérivée de la classification SIL) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tok pisin — Parlée en  Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée !Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée Nombre de locuteurs 2 millions, dont 500 000 natifs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tok Pisin — Gesprochen in Papua Neuguinea Sprecher 120.000 Muttersprachler ca. 3 4 Millionen Zweitsprachler Linguistische Klassifikation Kreolsprachen englischbasiert Tok Pisin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tok Pisin — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Tok Pisin o Pindin inglés Tok Pisin Hablado en  Papúa Nueva Guinea Hablantes • Nativos: • Otros: 3.5 millones …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tok pisin — o Pindin inglés Tok Pisin Hablado en  Papúa Nueva Guinea Hablantes • Nativos: • Otros: 3.5 millones • 120.000 •  3 millones F …   Wikipedia Español

  • tok pisin — tȍk pìsin m DEFINICIJA lingv. kreolski jezik sa službenim statusom na Papui Novoj Gvineji, nastao na osnovi engleskoga …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Tok Pisin — /tawk pis in/ Neo Melanesian. * * * ▪ language        pidgin spoken in Papua New Guinea, hence its identification in some earlier works as New Guinea Pidgin. It was also once called Neo Melanesian, apparently according to the hypothesis that all… …   Universalium

  • Tok Pisin — noun /tɔk pɪzɪn/ a) A creole of Indo European, Malayo Polynesian and Trans New Guinean languages (principally English and Kuanua); one of the official languages of Papua New Guinea. b) Tok Pisin Syn: Melanesian Pidgin English, Neo Melanesian See… …   Wiktionary

  • Tok Pisin — /tɒk ˈpɪzən/ (say tok pizuhn) noun the English based lingua franca of Papua New Guinea; originally a Melanesian pidgin, now undergoing creolisation. {Tok Pisin: literally, talk pidgin} …   Australian English dictionary

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