hapai – Pidgin English Definition

(ha pai)

Definition: to carry; be pregnant;
Used In A Sentence: Mary stay hapai fo 5 munts already.
In English?: Mary has been pregnant for 5 months now already.

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  • Quite a few years ago on Big Island, my sister and I found a tee-shirt for our younger sister, who was pregnant at the time.

    It read: Don’t worry be hapai.

    (A *brilliant* pun on the song by Bobby McFerrin, “Don’t Worry Be Happy.)