wanpela

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wan +‎ -pela.

Adjective[edit]

wanpela

  1. one
  2. Used as the indefinite article.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:8:
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Usage notes[edit]

Used when modifying nouns; see also wan.