Editor unfamiliar with this word, a usage, or perhaps archaic language is involved: any more info?

English: ‘leper’.

Mihalic says lepra is a Rabaul variant. Is this still true?

The Buk Baibel uses sik lepra.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. leprosy (used in Rabaul area) lepa
    Orait wantu sik lepra bilong en i pinis, na dispela man i kamap klin And immediately his leprosy was cleansed (Buk Baibel Matyu 8:3)

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