History Of Tok Pisin

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In this essay, I will discuss the origins and current status of the Papua New Guinea language Tok Pisin, while also looking at its structure, and the similarities and differences between the creole and its superstrate language, English.

What is pidgin, what is creole

A pidgin is a condensed language that is created and used by groups of people who previously had no common means of speaking. Communicating for trade was an important factor in the creation of this linguistic phenomenon. On the other hand, a creole is a stable natural language that has an advanced system of grammar and has an extensive vocabulary, for example, Kinubi, the Nubi Language, which is a creole spoken in Uganda and Kenya that is based on Sudanese Arabic.

The classification of a pidgin changes into a creole when children acquire the pidgin as their native language and it becomes the established mother tongue in the community. Similarly to a pidgin, a creole is an individual language which has developed most of its vocabulary from another language, but has unique structural rules. However, a creole is not limited in use, and can be used for a variety of functions, unlike a pidgin. (reword)

History of Tok Pisin

Tok Pisin is an English-derived creole generated in and spoken in Papua New Guinea. It is recognized as one of the three official languages alongside approximately 900 tongues, and is the most widely used language in the urban areas. The word order is Subject Verb Object, and nearly 80% of

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