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== Definition ==
Tok Pisin Class 1 adjectives have the suffix -pela in attributive position, and also when they follow the copula. 


== List of very useful Class 1 adjectives ==
yangpela - youngnupela - newolpela - oldbikpela - bigdraipela - hugehatpela - hardstrongpela - stronglongpela - longsotpela - shortraunpela - roundretpela - redblakpela - blackblupela - bluebraunpela - browngrinpela - greenwaitpela, wetpela - whitegutpela - goodnaispela - nice, beautifulswitpela - sweetdispela, despela, tispela - this, thatsampela - somenarapela - another, otherarapela - otherdiskain, tiskain - this kind of


== Reference ==
Wurm, S.A. et Mühläusler (eds) (1985). Handbook of Tok Pisin (New Guinea Pidgin). Canberra : Australian National University. ISBN 0858833212.


== Exemples of use found on the Internet ==
Orait papa bilong kanu i larim wanpela yangpela man i was i stap long kanu. > There the father of the canoe left a young boy to watch over it. (Sepik Stories)
Yumi mas lainim ol pikinini bilong yumi... long stretpela pasin taim ol i yangpela yet.> We have to teach our kids... about good habits while they are still young. (CBS Press)
Kantri ibin bungim bikpela heve longpela taim tumas na mi hop olsem dispela eleksin bai bringim ol gutpela lida. > The country have been facing some big problems for far too long a time, and I hope that this election will bring good leaders. (asiapacific)
...dispela wei bilong developmen i gutpela. > ...this form of development is good. (Time to talk, ABC)