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Russian Pidgin Languages
(3,600 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 gener…

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Stern, Dieter, “Russian Pidgin Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief University of Kansas General Editor University of Chicago Associate Editors University of Kansas Brown University University of Amsterdam University of Warsaw University of Zagreb University of Mainz Stockholm University Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble, Stephen M. Dickey, Masako Ueda Fidler, René Genis, Marek Łaziński, Anita Peti-Stantić, Björn Wiemer, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_031973>
First published online: 2020

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