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Tok Pisin / New Guinea Pidgin English

Tok Pisin / New Guinea Pidgin English is an English-based creole used as a lingua franca in Papua New Guinea.


1) Rum bilong mi istap we?

2) Nambis istap we?

3) Ples bilong spak istap we?

4) Noken holim mi long hap!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Tok Pisin include New Guinea Pidgin English, Pisin, Pidgin, Neomelanesian, and Melanesian English


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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