Does Google Translate have pidgin?

Does Google Translate have pidgin?

Google Translate obviously has a robust database of the english language and larger dialects like American English or British English. However, pidgin english exists across a variety of cultural groups which have their own syntax.

How do you say thank you in pidgin English?

Back it up with your best scowl. The good thing about pidgin is that it most of it is easy to get your head around. ”You do well” simply means “Thank you”. For example, in an informal setting with a friend, you can say ”My friend you do well”. ”No wahala” is the pidgin expression used for confirmation or approval.

Where is pidgin English spoken?

A hybrid of English and local languages, it traces its roots to the Atlantic slave trade in the 17th century. More than 75 million people are believed to speak pidgin across Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea.

What does wetin mean?

Wetin? This means ‘What?’

Is pidgin a bird?

The word pidgin comes from the Chinese pronunciation of the English word, business. Pidgin is a term that has now been extended to any simplified version of language used by two non-fluent speakers in order to communicate. A pigeon is a fat bird that eats seeds and has found a home in many large towns and cities.

How do I use Dey in pidgin?

Dey. This is the pidgin form of the verb ‘to be’. For example, ‘You too dey tear head! ‘ means ‘you are too quarrelsome or short-tempered.

Is Pidgin a real language?

Despite its name, Hawaiian Pidgin is not a pidgin, but rather a full-fledged, nativized, and demographically stable creole language. It did, however, evolve from various real pidgins spoken as common languages between ethnic groups in Hawaiʻi.

What is an example of a pidgin language?

Pidgins generally consist of small vocabularies (Chinese Pidgin English has only 700 words), but some have grown to become a group’s native language. Examples include Sea Island Creole (spoken in South Carolina’s Sea Islands), Haitian Creole, and Louisiana Creole.

What is Pidgin Sign Language?

The phrase Pidgin Sign English (PSE, sometimes also ‘Pidgin Signed English’) is often used to describe the different contact languages that arise between the English language and any of British Sign Language, New Zealand Sign Language, Auslan or American Sign Language. However, that term is falling out of favour.

Where is pidgin spoken?

Pidgin English is spoken widely across Nigeria. It is a language made up of elements of the Queen’s English and the local dialects. With Nigeria having about 250 tribes in all, one finds a lot of variation in the type of Pidgin English spoken by the different ethnic groups.