Talk:Pidgin Hawaiian

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 Definition Extinct pidgin language spoken in Hawaii, which drew most of its vocabulary from Hawaiian; spoken mainly by immigrants to Hawaii, and died out in the early twentieth century. [d] [e]


I recorded this as 'Pidgin Hawaiian' rather than 'Hawaiian, Pidgin' in the abc field of the metadata template because it's not a form of the Hawaiian language, any more than English is a variety of Latin. The words of Pidgin Hawaiian mainly came from Hawaiian, but not the overall structure. John Stephenson 15:01, 5 January 2009 (UTC)