Taimyr Pidgin Russian

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Taimyr Pidgin Russian
Native toRussia
RegionTaimyr Peninsula
Native speakers
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)

Taimyr Pidgin Russian is a Russian pidgin spoken on the Taimyr Peninsula by the Nganasan people. Before the expansion of universal education in the 20th century, most Nganasan spoke only their own language and pidgin Russian.[2]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Taimyr Pidgin Russian". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Stern, Dieter (2005). "Taimyr Pidgin Russian (Govorka)", Russian Linguistics vol. 29