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Russian Pidgin Languages
(3,575 words)

This overview article provides short portraits of the known and documented Russian Pidgin Languages. The basic outlines of their social history is sketched, and the most prominent grammatical features are presented. The introduction puts the three pidgin languages with which the article deals (Taimyr Pidgin Russian, Russenorsk, and Chinese Pidgin Russian) into a broader perspective and briefly discusses the general soci…

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Stern, Dieter, “Russian Pidgin Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_031973>
First published online: 2020

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