PIGEON ENGLISH


PIGEON ENGLISH
   a jargon used in commercial dealings with the Chinese, being a mixture of English, Portuguese, and Chinese.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Pigeon English — Pigeon Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pigeon-English — (besser Pidgin [d.h. business ] English, spr. piddsch n inglisch), eine Sprache mit entstellten englischen Wörtern und chinesischer Konstruktion, die sich zwischen Chinesen und Ausländern herausgebildet hat. Vgl. Leland, Pidgin English sing song… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • pigeon English — /pɪdʒən ˈɪŋglɪʃ/ (say pijuhn ingglish) noun → pidgin English …   Australian English dictionary

  • pigeon English — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pigeon English (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Pigeon English Type = Album Artist = One More Grain Released = 2007 Recorded = Alchemea, London, August 2006 Genre = Alternative rock Experimental music Spoken word Drone music Fusion (music) Length = 32:00 Label = Victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Pigeon — Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pigeon berry — Pigeon Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pigeon grass — Pigeon Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pigeon hawk — Pigeon Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pigeon hole — Pigeon Pi geon, n. [F., fr. L. pipio a young pipping or chirping bird, fr. pipire to peep, chirp. Cf. {Peep} to chirp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the order Columb[ae], of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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