manua

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Samoan Plantation Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English man-o'-war.

Noun[edit]

manua

  1. warship

References[edit]

  • Mühlhäusler, Peter (1983). "Samoan Plantation Pidgin English and the origin of New Guinea Pidgin", in Ellen Woolford and William Washabaugh: The Social Context of Creolization, 28–76.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English man-o'-war.

Noun[edit]

manua

  1. warship