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Queensland Kanaka English

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Queensland Kanaka English

Queensland Kanaka English
Region Queensland, Australia
Era from 1860s
Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog quee1234[1]

Queensland Kanaka English, Queensland Canefields English or Queensland Plantation Pidgin English is an English-based pidgin language that was spoken by Melanesian labourers in Queensland, Australia from the late 1860s.

References

  • Dutton, Thomas E. (1980). Queensland Canefields English of the late nineteenth century. Pacific Linguistics. 
  • Dutton, Thomas E.; Mühlhäusler, Peter (1984). "Queensland Kanaka English". English World-Wide 4 (2): 231–264.  

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References

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Queensland Kanaka English". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
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