What is the difference between Saber and Pidgin?

The difference between saber and pidgin

is that "saber" is alternative form of sabre and "pidgin" is an amalgamation of two disparate languages, used by two populations having no common language as a lingua franca to communicate with each other, lacking formalized grammar and having a small, utilitarian vocabulary and no native speakers.

saber

pidgin

Noun

  • (American spelling) Alternative form of sabre

Verb

  • (American spelling) Alternative form of sabre

Noun

  • (linguistics) an amalgamation of two disparate languages, used by two populations having no common language as a lingua franca to communicate with each other, lacking formalized grammar and having a small, utilitarian vocabulary and no native speakers.
  • (archaic, idiomatic) A person’s business, occupation, work, or trade.

Related terms

  • pidgin English
  • Pijin
  • Tok Pisin

Examples

  • Synonym: baragouin
  • Forget money. That’s my pidgin.
  • It’s up to the dective sergeant to ask his own questions, that’s not my pidgin. But I did wonder if either of you gentlemen had an idea of the exact time of the shot.