Pidgin, Timor Language (tvy)

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Also Known As: Timor Creole Portuguese


Bidau Creole Portuguese (Português de Bidau) was a Portuguese-based creole language that was spoken in Bidau, an eastern suburb of Dili, East Timor until the 1960s, when the speakers shifted to standard Portuguese.

Bidau Creole Portuguese grew out of the Portuguese spoken by settlers and Mestiços from Flores Island, influenced by languages introduced to the area by military men from Lifau. It shares a number of features with nearby creoles such as Macanese...... full article at Wikipedia

Location of Pidgin, Timor Language Speakers


Main Country: East Timor
Spoken In:

Regions: Asia

ISO 639-3 Code: tvy

Classification Taxonomy

All Languages

  Creole Group

    Portuguese based Group

      Pidgin, Timor Language