bulmakau

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Dadibi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tok Pisin bulmakau.

Noun[edit]

bulmakau

  1. cow

References[edit]

  • 1990, Whitby, Clide, Dadibi - Tok Pisin - English dictionary[1], Ukarumpa: SIL, page pp. 8, 50:


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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Samoan Pidgin bula-ma-kau, from English bull+cow. Compare Bislama bulumakao, Pijin bulumakau, and Torres Strait Creole bulmakau.

Noun[edit]

bulmakau

  1. cow, cattle

References[edit]

Suzanne Romaine, Language, education, and development: urban and rural Tok Pisin in Papua New Guinea.


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Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Bislama bulumakao, Pijin bulumakau, and Tok Pisin bulmakau.

Noun[edit]

bulmakau

  1. cow, cattle