adjective, noun 1 wanwan; 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.
noun ia, yau.
noun ia o yau i pen.
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.
verb makim; the prime minister has earmarked K10,000 for the meeting paim minista i makim pinis K10,000 long kibung.