samting

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English something

Noun[edit]

samting

  1. thing
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:1 (translation here):
      Bipo bipo tru God i mekim kamap skai na graun na olgeta samting i stap long en.
  2. substance
  3. anything
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:25 (translation here):
      Man na meri i no gat samting bilong karamapim skin bilong tupela. Tasol tupela i no sem.

Adverb[edit]

samting

  1. about, approximately
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