retskin

Tok Pisin: ret + skin.

(No Mihalic entry)
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Modifier forms

  1. Physiology: with fair skin (a normal, naturally lighter Melanesian skin colour)
    wanpela retskin man i kam a man with light skin came

Noun forms

  1. Ethnic identifier: a highlander, from the viewpoint of Bougainvilleans (Nash and Ogan 1990: 9-12; Oliver 1991: 223) blakskin, kange, Simbu, waitskin
    ol Buka i no slip long dispela hap, retskin tasol there are no Bukas living here, only highlanders


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