kamap

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English come up

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kamap intrans., transitive kamapim

  1. to arise
  2. to appear; to come into being
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:1 (translation here):
      Bipo bipo tru God i mekim kamap skai na graun na olgeta samting i stap long en.
  3. to be born
  4. to become
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:24 (translation here):
      Olsem na dispela pasin i kamap. Man i save lusim papamama na i pas wantaim meri bilong en, na tupela i kamap wanpela bodi tasol.

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