oppas, interjection and verb

Origin:
Afrikaans, South African DutchShow more Afrikaans, from South African Dutch pas op, see pas op interjectional phrase.
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A. interjection pas op interjectional phrase.
1969 A. Fugard Boesman & Lena 16Oppas! You’ll get too far one day. Death penalty.
B. verb transitive and intransitive. pasop verb.
1969 A. Fugard Boesman & Lena 7Oppas they don’t get you.
1992 D. McCormack on Radio South Africa 1 Mar.We now know exactly what [to do], and we will oppas.
pas opinterjectional phrase.
pasopverb.

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