inap

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with inep, from Proto-Malayic *hinəp, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qinəp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

inap (used in the form menginap)

  1. to stay and sleep (in a particular place)
    Saya akan menginap di hotel ini.
    I will be staying and sleeping in this hotel.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English enough

Adjective[edit]

inap

  1. enough
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:1 (translation here):
      God, Bikpela i bin wokim olgeta animal, tasol i no gat wanpela bilong ol inap winim snek long tok gris. Na snek i askim meri olsem, “Ating God i tambuim yutupela long kaikai pikinini bilong olgeta diwai bilong gaden, a?”

Adverb[edit]

inap

  1. enough
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:20 (translation here):
      Tasol i no gat wanpela bilong ol dispela samting inap i stap poroman bilong helpim Adam.

Preposition[edit]

inap

  1. until
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:19 (translation here):
      Na bai yu wok hat tru long kisim kaikai bilong yu na tuhat bai i kamap long pes bilong yu. Na bai yu hatwok oltaim inap yu dai na yu go bek long graun. Long wanem, mi bin wokim yu long graun, na bai yu go bek gen long graun.”

Usage notes[edit]

Usually followed by long, which in this case takes no independent semantic meaning.


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