Hello, I love you, won't you tell me your name? (fynoda) wrote in linguaphiles,
Hello, I love you, won't you tell me your name?
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Singlish

You all like languages, and I don't see this come up here much, so I thought someone may find this interesting. Singlish is basically English spoken in Singapore laced with words modified and borrowed from Malay, Hokkien, and Chinese. They even re-purpose words from English.

An Australian living in Singapore wrote a nice entry about it here, and there's a video too. Go check it out, lah!
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