pikin

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Portuguese pequenino, an affectionate diminutive of pequeno ‎(little [one]).

NounEdit

pikin

  1. child

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely from Portuguese pequeno, "small".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈcin/, /piˈtʃin/

AdjectiveEdit

pikin

  1. small

NounEdit

pikin

  1. child
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