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Pidgins are languages that are born after contact between at least two other languages. As many pidgins developed during the period of empire and international trade, one of the language 'parents' was frequently a European language such as French or English, and the other language parent was the language of people with whom the European were or whom they were colonizing. Usually one of the languages provided the majority of items and the other provided the grammatical structures. When pidgins become learned as a mother tongue, they become as creoles. I am not going to discuss pidgins and creoles and contact languages as such in this book in any . There are many excellent books in the topic that the interested reader can refer to.