Delaware, Pidgin

Facts

  • Language: Delaware, Pidgin
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: dep
  • Language family: Pidgin, Amerindian
  • Number of speakers: Extinct
  • Script: Latin script

Introduction

Delaware Pidgin was widely used in the 17th century between Algonquians and Europeans as a second language. It's based on the now extinct Unami language.

The verb

In Delaware Pidgin independent pronouns indicate person and number. The singlular form of verbs is employed.