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Tok Pisin is the pidgin English of Papua New Guinea. Recently, it has been creolizing due to an increasing number of people using it as a first language. Closely related languages are Bislama from Vanuatu and Pijin from the Solomon Islands. Synonyms for Tok Pisin are: Melanesian Pidgin English, neo-Melanesian, Pidgin English, and Talk Boy.
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Grammatische Kategorien und ihre Ausprägungen im Tok Pisin von Papua-Neuguinea
A Tok Pisin grammar in English and German.
Language Development in Papua New Guinea
This paper outlines the historical evolution of the recent language policy in Papua New Guinea, and gives an overview of the 1989 education policy regarding initial education in the vernacular, including discussion on planning, implementation and evaluation of the policy.
Lexicography Considerations for Tok Pisin
This article by Karl J. Franklin examines a number of issues and practical suggestions which are relevant in compiling dictionaries in the vernacular languages of Papua New Guinea.
An English to Tok Pisin glossary for the Tok Pisin variant spoken in Port Moresby.
Robert Eklund's Tok Pisin Bibliography
A bibliography of publications in and about Tok Pisin.
Brief description of Tok Pisin, including references and resources.
Tok Pisin / Pidgin / English Online Dictionary
An interactive and bidirectional dictionary between Tok Pisin and English.
Tok Pisin phrasebook
An open-source phrasebook at Wikitravel.
Wiki Books: Tok Pisin
On-line text book on Tok Pisin. Still in early development stage.
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