Tok Pisin is the official name for the largest lingua franca of Papua New Guinea, a country with more than 800 spoken languages. In a population of more than 5 million, over half are conversant with Tok Pisin. The language has been developed naturally over the last 150 years by the people themselves, as the means of communicating among different language groups. This bilingual dictionary of Tok Pisin and English will be of benefit to people who speak Tok Pisin and want to improve their English, as well as English speakers who are interested in Tok Pisin and want to learn to speak and write it well.
Brian Deutrom, Professor Russell Jackson, Susan Baing