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Basque-Icelandic pidgin

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DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631220398.2000.x


The existence of a basically * Basque -* Icelandic , *pidgin, but which also incorporates English, * Romance and other (possibly Dutch) elements, is revealed by a few sentences included in one of three 17th-c. Basque-Icelandic word-lists. It was used in contacts between Basque whalers in Icelandic waters and Icelanders. 1987 . A. Basque nautical pidgin . Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages , 2 : 1 – 30 . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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