[ pij-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈpɪdʒ əˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), pidg·in·ized, pidg·in·iz·ing.
to develop (a language) into a pidgin.
The United States Of Diversity: Louisiana CreoleHere, we explore the minority languages of this country and the people who use them. To linguists, no dialect is better than another.
Also especially British, pidg·in·ise.
Related formspidg·in·i·za·tion, noun
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