Meaning of PIDGIN in English

PIDGIN

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈpi-jən ]

noun

Etymology: pidgin English

Date: 1876

: a simplified speech used for communication between people with different languages

• pid·gin·i·za·tion ˌpi-jə-nə-ˈzā-shən noun

• pid·gin·ize ˈpi-jə-ˌnīz transitive verb

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