Spoken L1 Language: Ghanaian Pidgin English

Comments on subclassification

Hancock, Ian 1987

AES status:
not endangered
Source:
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2020
Comment:
Ghanaian Pidgin English (gpe-gpe) = 3 (Wider communication). Brought to Ghana by settlers from New World in early 16th century during colony years. Lingua franca of Accra and Southern towns in Ghana. Used as trade language, in workplace, business, politics, media, school (all domains).
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