Meaning of PIDGIN in English




As children acquire the pidgin , they use it with playmates and other children in their peer group.

As we have already noted, pidgins are generally used by native speakers of other languages as a medium of communication.

Compared to pidgins, a proper language can convey such complicated concepts using relatively few words.

There is space here only to summarise very briefly the large amount of research on pidgin and Creole languages.

Under certain circumstances, however, children may learn a pidgin as their first language.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.