Hiri Motu


Hiri Motu
/ˈhɪəri ˈmoʊtu/ (say 'hearree 'mohtooh)

noun
a pidgin form of the Motu language, commonly used in PNG, originally mainly by police.
Also, Police Motu, Motu. {Hiri Motu hiri trading expedition + Motu}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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