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Re: Tok Pisin: _bilong_ & _long_

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Thursday, June 15, 2000, 2:36
In a message dated 2000/06/15 12:17:28 AM:
>Jonathan Chang wrote: > >> _moa long 40 meri_ 'more than 40 women' " > >
Nik writes:
>Is this _meri_ derived from the name Mary? >
Good question. I will look into it (I think I need to see if I can obtain a good English-Tok Pisin/Tok Pisin Dictionary at this rate). =} <= wry grin zHANg