One Language

According to the theory of monogenesis, all pidgins and creole languages of the world can be traced back to one language. A pidgin is a language that has lexical features from 2 languages along with simplified grammar and a smaller set of vocabulary. This is most commonly found in African countries with numerous ethnic groups. Each group have their own language. English based pidgin is used among certain communities to communicate with each other. Pidgin languages are fluid and change over time. A creole is a stable language that is formed from several languages. English-based creole languages are common in the Caribbean region. European language spread patterns have been connected to the early colonial ties with different parts of the world. Language spread and diffusion occurs as large groups of people move around and settle in other parts of the world. In a away, languages and the mix of it that occurred over the years provides a better picture on how people moved around.

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