An English-based Creole used as a commercial and administrative language by over 2 million people in Papua New Guinea. Also called Neo-Melanesian.
More example sentences
- The ‘Jesus’ Film, based on the Gospel of Luke, has been translated into Tok Pisin.
- Grammatically, perhaps the most salient difference from the Tok Pisin spoken on ‘mainland’ New Guinea is the relatively sparse use of pinis as a grammatical marker.
- A general presentation of Tok Pisin is provided, as well as a description of some grammatical characteristics of Tok Pisin of potential interest for the testing of grammar machines.
the name in Tok Pisin, literally 'pidgin talk'.
Definition of Tok Pisin in:
- The British & World English dictionary