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liklik

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ramoaaina liklik.

NounEdit

liklik

  1. A small quantity.

AdjectiveEdit

liklik

  1. Small, little.
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:15 (translation here):
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.

Usage notesEdit

This adjective never takes the suffix -pela.

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

liklik

  1. Slightly, to a small degree.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980)


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