karamapim

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cover up +‎ -im.

Verb[edit]

karamapim trans.

  1. To cover; to cover up
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:2 (translation here):
      Tudak i karamapim bikpela wara na spirit bilong God i go i kam antap long en.
  2. To swarm over; to cover over
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:18 (translation here):
      Ol rop i gat nil na ol gras nogut bai i kamap na karamapim gaden bilong yu.

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