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Samoan Plantation Pidgin
RegionSamoa
EraEffectively extinct
English-based pidgin
  • Pacific
    • Samoan Plantation Pidgin
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)
Glottologsamo1307[1]

Samoan Plantation Pidgin is an English-based pidgin language that was spoken by plantation workers in Samoa. It is closely related to Tok Pisin, due to the large number of New Guinean laborers in Samoa.

References

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Samoan Plantation Pidgin". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

External links

  • Mühlhäusler, Peter (1983). "Samoan Plantation Pidgin English and the origin of New Guinea Pidgin". In Ellen Woolford, William Washabaugh (ed.). The Social Context of Creolization. pp. 28–76.


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