putim

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English put +‎ -im.

Verb[edit]

putim trans.

  1. To put; to place
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:17 (translation here):
      Na em i putim ol dispela lait long skai bilong givim lait long graun...

Usage notes[edit]

Can function like an intransitive verb without an object when the object can be assumed.


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