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Tok Pis·in (tŏk′ pĭs′ĭn)
A pidgin based on English and spoken in Papua New Guinea.
[Pidgin English, from English talk
+ English pidgin
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Regardless of literacy level or level of Tok Pisin language
proficiency, the women were able to fully participate and express their ideas informally, in the manner that was comfortable and culturally appropriate to them.
Franklin, fluent in the Tok Pisin language
of Papua New Guinea, spent twenty-five years in that country.
dominant) Tok Pisin language
, and the two official languages, Hiri Motu and English.