- Mi gat tripela susa.
I have three sisters.
- Yumi tripela ken go long taun.
The three of us can go to town.
- Paia i kukim tripela haus.
Three houses were burned.
- tripela taim three times, thrice
- Kakaruk i krai tripela taim.
The rooster crowed three times.
See also: Numbers in Tok Pisin