bun (Tok Pisin)

1. bone, framework

  • bun baik (bone bicycle) a very thin person
  • bun kakaruk (bone chicken) a very thin person
  • bun nating (bone nothing) skinny
  • longpela bun man (long bone man) a very tall person
  • Pikinini i bun nating.
    The child is too thin (malnourished).

2. strength

  • Yu gat bun.
    You are a strong person.

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