SOLOMON ISLANDS PIDGIN ENGLISH
It is syntactically more elaborate than Tok Pisin, for example in having many more prepositions and a greater range of connectives, such as so, bat, bikos (so, but, because), as in: ‘Mitufala jes marit nomoa ia so mitufala no garem eni pikinini iet. Mi traehad fo fosim haosben blong mi fo mitufala go long sip bat taem ia hemi had tumas fo faendem rum long sip bikos plande pipol wandem go-go hom fo Krismas tu’ (from J. Holm, Pidgin and Creole Languages, volume 2, 1988, p. 536) [Translation: We've just got married only we haven't got any children yet. I tried hard to force my husband to go on the ship, but times were hard and we couldn't find room on board because plenty of people wanted to go home for Christmas too]. See AUSTRALIAN PIDGIN.
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