Which country speaks pidgin English most?

Which country speaks pidgin English most?

Pidgin English is the lingua franca in Nigeria, where more than 300 languages are spoken, according to Francesco Goglia, a researcher at the University of Manchester. A hybrid of English and local languages, it traces its roots to the Atlantic slave trade in the 17th century.

Who brought pidgin English to Nigeria?

The origins of Nigerian Pidgin English lie historically in trade contact between the British and local people in the seventeenth century. It is part of a continuum of English Pidgins and Creoles spoken other West-African countries such as Cameroon, Sierra Leone and Ghana.

What does Ijbol mean?

Which is translated to ‘Iceball’ in English 💀

What does Watimagbo mean?

To wrap it up, the English translation of Watimagbo, is ‘you should have heard’, in Igbo, ‘Ekwe si go inu asusu’ or ‘Ikwesiri inugo mak’ya’, in Hausa, ‘da ka ji’ and in french, ‘tu aurais dû entendre’.

Who funds BBC pidgin?

the UK government
Pidgin will soon be joined by 11 more new services in Africa and Asia, as part of the World Service’s biggest expansion since the 1940s, thanks to a 2016 funding boost from the UK government. BBC Pidgin will provide a mix of local, regional and international news current affairs and analysis.

Which country started speaking pidgin English?

How did it originate? West African Pidgin English, also called Guinea Coast Creole English, was a language of commerce spoken along the coast during the Atlantic slave trade in the late 17th and 18th Centuries. This allowed British slave merchants and local African traders to conduct business.

What does Idgafwabgtsam mean?

IDGAFWABGTSAM. I Don’t Give A F*** What A B**** Got To Say About Me.

What does Iwamfw mean?

I wish a mo fo would.

What language is OMO Iyami?

Results for omo iya mi translation from Swahili to English.

What is the meaning of AZA?

Aza. This is a slang that simply means bank account digits. When a Nigerian says “send your aza”, he or she simply means send your account number.

What is Fuku in English language?

Fuku (the animal’s lungs excluding poultry) Fuku is boiled, fried and sometimes grilled. It’s part of a family of ingredients Nigerians eat, which is why you will sometimes hear it referred to as ‘orishirishi’ (Yoruba) or ‘afa anu’ (Igbo) meaning – ‘many many things’.

Which African speaks fluent English?

Uganda. Uganda comes at number one in the list of African countries where people speak the best English. This landlocked country has a diverse landscape and has a population of 45 million, out of which approximately 29 million speak the English language.