wokabaut

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Tok Pisin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English walk + about. Compare Bislama wokbaot, Kriol wokabat, Pijin wokabaot, Samoan Plantation Pidgin gokabaut, Torres Strait Creole wagbaut, and English walkabout.

Verb[edit]

wokabaut

  1. to walk
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:8 (translation here):
      Long apinun, taim ples i kol, tupela i harim God, Bikpela i wokabaut long dispela gaden, na tupela i hait namel long ol diwai.

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