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|Title:||Tok Pisin||Contributor(s):||Smith, Geoff P (author); Siegel, Jeff (author)||Publication Date:||2013||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/14913||Abstract:||Tok Pisin, a dialect of Melanesian Pidgin, is currently the most widely spoken language in Papua New Guinea and also one of three designated national languages. It has an estimated 3 to 5 million speakers. Most of these speak it as a second or auxiliary language, but there is now a considerable population of first language speakers (up to 500,000). Sister dialects are spoken in neighbouring countries in the south west Pacific, Namely Pijin in the Solomon Islands and Bislama in Vanuatu (See Meyerhoff, this volume).||Publication Type:||Book Chapter||Source of Publication:||The Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages, v.I: English-based and Dutch-based Languages, p. 214-222||Publisher:||Oxford University Press||Place of Publication:||Oxford, United Kingdom||ISBN:||9780199691401
|Field of Research (FOR):||200405 Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO):||950202 Languages and Literacy||HERDC Category Description:||B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book||Other Links:||http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/204880786||Series Name:||Oxford Linguistics||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 85
|Editor:||Editor(s): Susanne Maria Michaelis, Philippe Mauer, Martin Haspelmath and Magnus Huber|
|Appears in Collections:||Book Chapter|
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