Everthing you wanted to know about Vanuatu but were afraid to ask.
As spoken in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. List compiled by Terry D.
Barhorst and Sylvia O'Dell-Barhorst. A a, an - wanpela abandon - lusim
abort, have abortion - rausim bel, kilim pikinini long bel about, ...
Christianity in Africa: Cameroon Pidgin-English
Cameroon Pidgin English New Testament. By Rev. Ekoka A. Molindo. The
Holy Bible. Forward. About The Author. THE GOSPEL OF St. JOHN. John
Chapter 1. John...
Nigerian Pidgin English
Nigerian Pidgin English 1) Wey my room dey? 2) Wey de beach dey? 3) Wey
de bar dey? 4) Make una no touch me there o! The Four Essential Travel
Phrases home pag
HAWAIIAN MUSIC / KENT BOWMAN: Pidgin English
KENT BOWMAN "Pidgin English Children's Stories" Goldilocks and
the Three Bears Rumplestiltskin Three Little Pigs Little Lei (Red Riding
Hood) Cinderella Keaka and the Beanstalk For immediate purchase of this
item only. To continue browsing, use..
A Web of On-line Dictionaries
The Web's most comprehensive index of on-line dictionaries with 800
dictionaries in more than 175 different languages. This conveniently
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Neo-Melanesian-English Concise Dictionary;
New Guin ...
Neo-Melanesian-English Concise Dictionary; New Guinea Pidgin-English
Language by Steinbauer, Friedrich ISBN: 0781806569; Softcover;
The Home of the Lying Cow
In the Melanesian Pidgin dialect spoken in the Pacific Island nation of
Vanuatu, the word "kiaman" means roughly "falsehood"
or "lie." The "k" is normally pronounced much like a
"g," and the "ia" portion of the word is pronounced
as "ya." The sound of the whole word is something like
"gyahmahn" (lightly accented on the first syllable),
reflecting its probable derivation from the old English...
Author resurrects Pidgin English
Thursday February 1, 1996 The University of Washington Student Newspaper
JC Conklin Daily Staff Author Lois-Ann Yamanaka is fighting to establish
Pidgin English as a legitimate language.
BU's PIDGIN-ENGLISH WORD OF DA WEEK!!
Bradley University's Hawaii Club "Da word of da week.." FUT
(Just like you see it)-- Definition(haole) -(verb)- the passing of gas
Definition(local)-(verb)- Examples: - "Greg! No make da kine fut!
Da wahines no like.." Picture: Any questions or..
Language Varieties Network
The purposes of this network are: to provide a forum for dialogue about
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Ethnologue: Language Family Index: Pidgin
Language Family: Pidgin. Part of _Ethnologue Language Family Index_;
Joseph E. Grimes and Barbara F. Grimes, Editors; Summer Institute of
Beginners' Guides to Offline Language
Materials: Pi ...
Resource guides for Lowlands languages: Pidgins & Creoles
West African English
West African Pidgin English West African Pidgin English (WAPE) is a
cover term for several related pidgins spoken over a wide area of West
Africa including Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Benin and Cameroon.
A Brief History of Pidgin
A Brief History of Pidgin: Pidgin or Pidgin English evolved through the
interaction of immigrants of many races and cultures who migrated to
Hawaii to work on the Sugar Plantations.
This Site contains Pidgin English. Many of my friends told me not to or
why do I use Pidgin English (Pidgin or broken English) in my web site.
They strongly encouraged me to remove the Pidgin phrases because it made
me sound unintelligent.
A bibliography of Melanesian Pidgin English
Below is an annotated bibliography of Melanesian Pidgin English
dictionaries, phrase books, and study guides. If you know of others
please let me know.
Pidgin English, is a way of communicating among the locals as well as
non locals who have lived here for a long time. It is hard to define
just exactly what Pidgin English is, but to make it as simple as
possible, basically we have borrowed words from every culture that
exists here, (including English) and either adopted them or broken them
to form one common language
Pidgins and Creoles
Can you guess what language this is? These lines are taken from a famous
comic strip in Papua New Guinea: "Sapos yu kaikai planti pinat, bai
yu kamap strong olsem phantom." "Fantom, yu pren tru bilong
Ethnologue: Puerto Rico
Languages of Puerto Rico. Part of _Ethnologue: Languages of the World_,
13th Edition; Barbara F. Grimes, Editor; Summer Institute of
Pidgin English Version
A Short Story in Pidgin English Howzit! Mahalo's fo' visiting my home
page li'dat. I stay 37 years old. My friends know who me. Small kid
time, I was living in Nalo. Den I wen go live in town afta I wen grad
from high school. Da las place I wen..
Mo`olelo Pokole (Short Stories) Featured here a few anecdotes from
growing up in Hawai`i and the current scene in Hawai`i. I hope you enjoy
Tok Pisin Literature List
Robert Eklund's Tok Pisin Literature Page.
Pidgin 101 Here are some examples of Pidgin that we use in Hawai`i. Try
them out yourself and have some fun! An Den - what happened next,
Pidgin to da Max - Hawaii Kine Talk
Adapted from the Hawaii best seller of all time - Pidgin to da Max -
this site is a humorous look at street talk - local style.
Go back to contentsThis section includes works of a descriptive,
comparative or sociolinguistic nature on Bislama, or works relating to
Melanesian Pidgin more generally which include substantial treatment of
Bislama. [The spelling Bichelamar occurs in many French references to
the language.] Anonymous N.d.
Languages of Nauru. Part of _Ethnologue: Languages of the World_, 13th
Edition; Barbara F. Grimes, Editor; Summer Institute of Linguistics,