Translation of pidgin in Spanish:

pidgin

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪdʒən; ˈpɪdʒɪn/

noun/nombre

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  • [ versión simplificada y rudimentaria de una lengua, usada como lengua franca ] (before noun/delante del nombre) I tried to ask directions in my pidgin Greek traté de pedir indicaciones con las dos palabras que sé de griego
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    • The staff was very friendly - went to a great deal of effort to understand our pidgin Japanese!
    • Monica Ali tells Hasina's part of the story through her letters to her sister in pidgin Bengali, rendered into pidgin English.
    • The peddler approaches the narrator adopting a pidgin English.

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