solwara

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sol +‎ wara, confer saltwater.

Noun[edit]

solwara

  1. sea
  2. ocean
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:10 (translation here):
      Na ol wara i bung pinis long wanpela hap em i kolim “Solwara.”
  3. saltwater; brine
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