Labrador Inuit Pidgin French

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Labrador Inuit Pidgin French
Belle Isle Pidgin
RegionStraits of Belle Isle
Eralate 17th century until ca. 1760
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)

Labrador Inuit Pidgin French, also called Belle Isle Pidgin, was a French-lexified pidgin spoken between Breton and Basque fishermen and the Inuit of Labrador from the late 17th century until about 1760.

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  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Belle-Isle Pidgin". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.