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Tok Pisin[edit]


From English sit down.



  1. To sit.
  2. To inhabit; to settle; to live in a place.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:28 (translation here):
      Na God i mekim gutpela tok bilong givim strong long ol. Em i tokim ol olsem, “Yupela i mas kamap planti na i go sindaun long olgeta hap bilong graun na bosim olgeta samting i stap long en. Mi putim ol pis na ol pisin na olkain animal bilong graun aninit long yupela.”




  1. Conduct; behaviour.
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