Definition of Patois. Meaning of Patois. Synonyms of Patois

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Definition of Patois

Patois
Patois Pa`tois", n. [F.] A dialect peculiar to the illiterate classes; a provincial form of speech. The jargon and patois of several provinces. --Sir T. Browne.

Meaning of Patois from wikipedia

- Patois (/ˈpætwɑː/, pl. same or /ˈpætwɑːz/) is speech or language that is considered nonstandard, although the term is not formally defined in linguistics...
- Jamaican Patois, known locally as Patois (Patwa or Patwah) and called Jamaican Creole by linguists, is an English-based creole language with West African...
- Macanese Patois (known as Patuá to its speakers) is a Portuguese-based creole language with a substrate from Cantonese, Malay and Sinhalese, which was...
- to Jamaica. A distinction exists between Jamaican English and Jamaican Patois (or Creole), though not entirely a sharp distinction so much as a gradual...
- Arabic (all varieties) 0.3% 1,231,098 770,882 460,216 French (including Patois and Cajun) 0.3% 1,216,668 965,584 251,087 Korean 0.2% 1,088,788 505,734...
- A creole language, or simply creole, is a stable natural language that develops from the simplifying and mixing of different languages within a fairly...
- The List of African words in Jamaican Patois notes down as many loan words in Jamaican Patois that can be traced back to specific African languages. Most...
- Retrieved 6 August 2019. Jean-Baptiste Onofrio : Essai d'un glossaire des patois de Lyonnais, Forez et Beaujolais, Lyon 1864 "Pierre Alain Muet Archives...
- Multicultural London English (abbreviated MLE) is a sociolect of English that emerged in the late twentieth century. It is spoken authentically by mainly...
- del Toro Patois, or Panamanian Patois English, is a dialect of Jamaican Patois spoken in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. Bocas del Toro Patois is a dialect...
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