each

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

early

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