1. the truth
- Em i trupela.
It’s the truth.
2. real, really
- Em i no waspapa, em i papa tru bilong mi.
He is not a guardian, he is my real father.
- Yu harim tru o nogat?
Did you really hear it?
- Em i no plastik, em i tru skin bulmakau.
Its not plastic, it’s genuine leather.
- Haus i stap klin tru.
The house is very clean.
5. to be true to one’s word, to be faithful
- No ken wari, em bai i kam, em i tru long toktok bilong em.
Do not worry, he will come, he is true to his word.