pisin

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Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pisin

  1. superlative form of pitkä

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

English pigeon

Noun[edit]

pisin

  1. bird
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:20 (translation here):
      Bihain God i tok olsem, “Solwara i mas pulap long ol kain kain samting i gat laip. Na ol pisin i mas kamap na flai nabaut long skai.”


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Etymology 2[edit]

English pidgin

Noun[edit]

pisin

  1. clan
  2. any pidgin or creole
    • 1992, collected by Mühlhaüsler et al. quoted in Language, Education, and Development: Urban and Rural Tok Pisin in Papua New Guinea (Suzanne Romaine, Oxford: 1992)
    • Na mipela i no save long Tok Pisin tu. Brata bilong mipela ol i go long stesin, orait ol i kisim save long stesin. Ol i kam bek orait ol i tok pisin.
    • And we didn't know Tok Pisin either. Our brothers went to the station, and then learned new things in the station. Then they returned speaking in creole.
  3. the Tok Pisin language
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