Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pidgin based on English and spoken in Papua New Guinea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. 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.

Etymologies

Pidgin English, from English talk + English pidgin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Tok Pisin, ultimately from English talk + pidgin or business (Wiktionary)

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