Pacific Pidgin English: *nambawan.

Bislama: nambawan; Pijin: nambawan; TSC: nambawan. All these forms carry the meaning of ‘best, excellent’.

See original Mihalic entry namba wan.

Modifier forms

  1. the best, excellent, favourite
    wanpela nambawan kaikai an excellent (kind of) food
    dispela kain karuka i nambawan this type of pandanus nut is the most favoured of all
    nambawan tru excellent

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