Neo-Melanesian

noun another term for Tok Pisin.

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  • Neo-Melanesian — /ˌnioʊ mɛləˈniʒən/ (say .neeoh meluh neezhuhn) noun → Melanesian pidgin …   Australian English dictionary

  • neo-melanesian — |nē(ˌ)ō+ noun Usage: often capitalized N & capitalized M Etymology: ne + melanesian : an English based pidgin language used in New Guinea and the Solomon islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neo-Melanesian — /nee oh mel euh nee zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. a pidgin language based on English and spoken in Melanesia, New Guinea, and NE Australia. Also called Beach la mar, bêche de mer. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • Melanesian Pidgin English — Neo Melanesian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Melanesian Pidgin English — Neo Melanesian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melanesian pidgin — /mɛləˌniʒən ˈpɪdʒən/ (say meluh.neezhuhn pijuhn) noun any of the English based Melanesian pidgins (more strictly creoles) spoken in Melanesia and Papua New Guinea, such as Tok Pisin, Bislama and Pijin; Neo Melanesian …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tok Pisin — Spoken in  Papua New Guinea Native speakers 122,000  (2004) 4 million L2 speakers Language family …   Wikipedia

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  • Tok Pisin — /tawk pis in/ Neo Melanesian. * * * ▪ language        pidgin spoken in Papua New Guinea, hence its identification in some earlier works as New Guinea Pidgin. It was also once called Neo Melanesian, apparently according to the hypothesis that all… …   Universalium

  • Culture of Papua New Guinea — This article is about the indigenous peoples of Papua New Guinea. For other indigenous peoples see Indigenous peoples (disambiguation) Children dressed up for sing sing in Yengisa, Papua New Guinea The culture of Papua New Guinea is many sided… …   Wikipedia

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