tupela

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From tu +‎ -pela.

Adjective[edit]

tupela

  1. two
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:6:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Usage notes[edit]

Used when modifying a noun.

Etymology 2[edit]

From English two +‎ -pela (from English fellow).

Pronoun[edit]

tupela

  1. they two (dual third-person pronoun)
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[1], →ISBN, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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