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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English all + same.

AdverbEdit

olsem

  1. thus; as
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[1], →ISBN, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. to (indirect object, in the sense of "similar to")
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:5:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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ConjunctionEdit

olsem

  1. as
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:12:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

PrepositionEdit

olsem

  1. like

Derived termsEdit