Pidgin English as spoken in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This list compiled by Terry D. Barhorst and Sylvia O'Dell-Barhorst and obtained from their web-site.


Pidgin English Dictionary

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a, an - wanpela
abandon - lusim
abort, have abortion - rausim bel, kilim pikinini long bel
about, approximately - samting
(round) about (a place) - nabaut (long)
above - antap long
accelerator - akselareta
accident - birua, tupela i bam, bagarap
accuse (someone) - sutim long tok
the accused - man i gat kot
acquaintance - poro, poroman
acquitted - winim kot
address - adres
address (letter) - adresim
adhesive/sticking plaster - plasta
adult - bikpela man
advertisement - toksave
aerogramme - leta pas
aeroplane, airplane - balus
affines - tambu
afraid - pret
after, afterwards - bihain, bihain long
afternoon - apinun
again - gen
against - i go long
aggressive person - man bilong pait
agree - yesa
agreement - wanbel
agricultural officer - didiman
air (n) - win
air conditioner - win masin
air mail - mel long balus
airplane, aeroplane - balus
airport - ples balus, epot
alive - i gat laip
all - olgeta
all sorts of - kainkain
all right - orait
allow - larim
almost - klostu
alone - wanpela tasol
along - long
already - yet
also - tu
altar - alta, tebol tambu
altar cloth - laplap bilong alta
although - maski
always - oltaim
ambiguous (be) - karamapim tok
among - namel long
ancestors - tumbuna
anchor - anka
and - na
angel - ensel
angry - kros
angry with, be - krosim
animal - abus
annoy - hambak
annoying person - hambakman, sikibaga
annul a marriage - katim marit
another one (different) - narakain
another one (more) - narapela
answer - ansaim, bekim tok
antiseptic - marasin bilong kilim jem, marasin bilong klinim sua
anus - as
apart from - abrus long; longwe liklik long
apartment - rum
appear in court - sanap long kot
approximately - samting, samting olsem
April - Epril
area, place - hap
areca palm - limbum, limbung
areca nut - buai, bilinat, bitolnat
arm - han
arm, upper - han antap
armpit - sangana
army - ami
around - nabaut
arrive - kamap, kamap long
arrow - supia bilong banara
arrow or spear, barbed - supia i gat huk
arrow, pronged - supsup bilong banara
art - samting tumbuna
art gallery - haus tambaran
artery - mambu bilong blut
art - samting tumbuna
art gallery - haus tambaran
artificial - man i wokim
as long as - longpela olsem
as soon as - stret long taim
ascend - go antap
ash(es) - sit bilong paia
ask - askim
at - long
attempt - traim
August - Ogas
aunt, paternal - bikmama, smolmama, kandere
Australia - Austrelia
avoid - abrusim
axe - akis
awake - i na slip


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