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KrioEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

pikin

  1. child

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

pikin

  1. child

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese pequenino, pequeno.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈcin/, /piˈtʃin/

AdjectiveEdit

pikin

  1. small

NounEdit

pikin

  1. child

Derived termsEdit