Suggested source is Adzera: ‘asub’ - more details?

Mihalic had this from English ‘as you were’; this is not very compelling.

Tryon (1995, part 4, p. 341) suggests this is from Adzera - any further information?

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. fault, blame, mistake
    em i asua bilong yu it is your fault

Intransitive verb forms

  1. to be to blame
    em i asua long idai bilong wanpela man he was to blame for the death of a mam

Exclamation forms

  1. my mistake!
    asua! my mistake!

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