PIDGIN By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 an improvised contact language combining components of at least two languages, frequently devised for reasons of trading. Pidgins are marked by basic rules and restricted vocabulary. PIDGIN: "Native Hawaiian's often use their own former of pidgin." Related Psychology Terms ARTIFICIAL LANGUAGE CREOLE SOUND CHANGE VOCABULARY GROWTH TMJ SYNDROME LANGUAGE CONTACT CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OBJECT LANGUAGE LANGUAGE TRANSFER RECOMBINATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PIDGIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pidgin/ (accessed July 14, 2020).