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Tok Pisin[edit]


From wan +‎ -pela.



  1. one
  2. Used as the indefinite article.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:8 (translation here):
      Orait God, Bikpela i wokim wanpela gaden i stap long Iden, long hap bilong sankamap. Na long dispela gaden God i putim dispela man em i bin wokim.
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Usage notes[edit]

Used when modifying nouns; see also wan.