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Sigma KEE - BislamaLanguage
BislamaLanguage(bislama language)

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(documentation BislamaLanguage EnglishLanguage "The BislamaLanguage is a PacificEnglishBasedCreoleLanguage of Vanuatu. SIL code: BCY. ISO 639-1: bi. ISO 639-2: bis. Population: The majority of the population of 128,000 understands and uses it as a lingua franca. There are some first language speakers. Population total both countries: 1,200 or more. Alternate names: BICHELAMAR. Comments: Unlike Tok Pisin (Papua New Guinea) and Pijin (Solomon Islands) there are some French loan words. Partially intelligible with Pijin and Tok Pisin. Widely used in commerce, government, internal dealings. National language. Dictionary. Grammar. Literacy rate in first language: 10% to 30%. Literacy rate in second language: 25% to 50%. Newspapers. Bible 1998. Also spoken in: New Caledonia. (Language name: BISLAMA.) Population: 1,200 in New Caledonia (1982 SIL). Alternate names: BICHELAMAR. Comments: Bible in press (1996).(extract from http:/ / www.ethnologue.com/ )") Languages.kif 2009-2021
(instance BislamaLanguage PacificEnglishBasedCreoleLanguage) Languages.kif 2008-2008 Bislama language is an instance of pacific english based creole language

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(termFormat ChineseLanguage BislamaLanguage "bislama语言") domainEnglishFormat.kif 11219-11219
(termFormat ChineseTraditionalLanguage BislamaLanguage "bislama語言") domainEnglishFormat.kif 11218-11218
(termFormat EnglishLanguage BislamaLanguage "bislama language") domainEnglishFormat.kif 11217-11217

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(codeMapping ISO-639-1 "bi" BislamaLanguage) Languages.kif 14734-14734 "bi" in ISO-639-1 denotes bislama language


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