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  1. miserable, poor, pitiable, unfortunate
    ol i tarangu tru = they are really miserable; they are really to be pitied

  1. an exile, a Displaced Person
    mipela tarangu pikinini bilong Eva = we poor banished children of Eve

  1. an expression of grief, like ‘too bad’, ‘unfortunately’
    tarangu, olgeta i dai pinis = unforunately, they all died

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