Yokohama Pidgin Japanese Revisited


  • Andrei A. AVRAM University of Bucharest



Yokohama Pidgin Japanese, phonology, morphology, syntax, vocabulary


The paper is an overview of the structural features of the phonology, morphology, syntax and vocabulary of Yokohama Pidgin Japanese, an under researched contact language. The data examined are from a corpus which includes records not analyzed in previous work on this 19th century variety of pidginized Japanese.


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Andrei A. AVRAM, University of Bucharest

Department of English



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How to Cite

AVRAM, A. A. (2014). Yokohama Pidgin Japanese Revisited. Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 4(2), 67–84.



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