Many pidgins and creoles around the world have a word such as piccaninny , pikin or pickney for ‘child; offspring; small; little’ or similar meanings. It is commonly supposed that these words go back to Portuguese pequeno/-a , pequenino/-a or even pequenininho/-a (with double diminutive marking), all meaning ‘small’. This feature looks at whether or not pequenino is attested in the APiCS languages.
|A word derived from pequenino exists||39|
|A word derived from pequenino does not exist||37|
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