banana

book.gif (252 bytes) This is an entry in Mihalic 1971

English: ‘banana’.

From English, originally from Spanish.

  1. banana
    banana mau = ripe bananas, bananas that need no cooking
    banana i gat pikinini = a banana with seeds (which is rare)
    banana bilong waitman; banana masta = an imported banana
    kru bilong banana = a young banana shoot for planting
    rop banana = a stalk of bananas
    wailbanana = an inedible banana that grows wild


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