pasin

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fashion.

Noun[edit]

pasin

  1. fashion
  2. manner
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:1 (translation here):
      Long dispela pasin tasol, God i wokim skai na graun na ol planti samting i stap long en.
  3. custom
  4. behavior
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:14 (translation here):
      Na God, Bikpela i tokim snek olsem, “Yu bin mekim dispela pasin nogut, olsem na nau mi gat strongpela tok bilong daunim yu. Bai yu gat bikpela hevi. Hevi yu karim bai i winim hevi bilong olgeta arapela animal. Nau na long olgeta taim bihain bai yu wokabaut long bel bilong yu tasol. Na bai yu kaikai das bilong graun.

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