- Each person got a mango.
Wanwan manmeri i kisim wanpela mango.
- I gave each one a plate.
Mi givim plet long wanwan.
- Each one collected his wages.
Ol wanwan i bin kisim pe bilong ol yet.
- each time wanwan taim
2. each other tupela yet, yumi yet, mi(tu)pela yet
- How did the two of them cut each other?
Olsem wanem na tupela i katim tupela yet?
- The two of us see each other.
Mitupela i lukim mitupela yet.
3. two each tupela tupela
- Give the children two balls each.
Givim ol pikinini tupela tupela bal.
4. three each tripela tripela
adjective i gat bikpela laik, amamas tru, tingting strong long
- He’s eager to meet with you.
Em i gat bikpela laik long bungim yu.
strongpela laik, bikpela amamas
- You can see the eagerness on these children’s faces.
Yu inap lukim ol strongpela laik bilong mangi i stap long ol pes bilong ol.
adverb bipo, pastaim, pas
- I get up earlier than my mother.
Mi save kirap bipo long mama bilong mi.
noun bal bilong ia o yau.
adverb, adjective bipotaim
1. (in the morning) moningtaim
- an early start bipo long taim
- in the very early morning long moningtaim tru, long bikmoning
- to get up early kirap long moningtaim tru
2. It’s too early. Em i na taim yet.
3. (for an appointment)
- Hani likes to be early.
Hani i laik kam bipotaim.
- You’re early!
Yu kam bipotaim a!
4. taim bipo (one of the first)
- in the early days long taim bipo
5. We should make an early start. Mipela mas kirap long moning tru na go.
6. School finishes in the early afternoon. Skul i pinis klostu long apinun tru.
- in the early hours klostu long tulait