Pidgin

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pitsin ke kala enke
pidgin O language be.simple
A pidgin is a simplified language.

tsikuen, pitsin nye tlana ta’o ke kala itlo unyak ehe kanku kalahe hate
usual-ADV pidgin reason person two O language be.same know-NEG but 3PL-RECP speak-NEC develop
Pidgins usually develop because two groups of people need to talk to each other but do not speak the same language.

tsikuen, pitsin kue uakalam mpukunke
usual-ADV pidgin as MED-language.PL be.complicated-NEG
Pidgins are not usually as complicated as many other languages.

ke kua kalahi enke ua tanya pitsin ak
O all language-DIM be.simple or be.broken pidgin COP-NEG
Not all simple or “broken” forms of language are pidgins.

pitsin ke nahom onyohetle nya kalani yoha
pidgin O rule-PL learn-NEC-REL for speak-nice have
Pidgins have rules which a person must learn to speak the pidgin well.

papuanyokini ma tsamaka ma uahanya nahe kalipya ma ameyo moyo ke pitsin nya kala kosi siyo
Papua New Guinea and Jamaica and MED-nation within Caribbean and America center O pidgin for language official use
Countries that use pidgin languages as their official languages include Papua New Guinea, Jamaica and some other Caribbean and Central American countries.

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