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That is an English/Tok Pisin dictionary, as spoken in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

a, an – wanpela

abandon – lusim

abort, have abortion – rausim bel, kilim pikinini lengthy bel

about, roughly – samting

(spherical) about (a spot) – nabaut (lengthy)

above – antap lengthy

accelerator – akselareta

accident – birua, tupela i bam, bagarap

accuse (somebody) – sutim lengthy tok

the accused – man i gat kot

acquaintance – poro, poroman

acquitted – winim kot

deal with – adres

deal with (letter) – adresim

adhesive/sticking plaster – plasta

grownup – bikpela man

commercial – toksave

aerogramme – leta pas

aeroplane, airplane – balus

affines – tambu

afraid – pret

after, afterwards – bihain, bihain lengthy

afternoon – apinun

once more – gen

in opposition to – i’m going lengthy

in opposition to – i’m going lengthy

aggressive particular person – man bilong pait

agree – yesa

settlement – wanbel

agricultural officer – didiman

air (n) – win

air conditioner – win masin
air mail – mel lengthy balus

airplane, aeroplane – balus

airport – ples balus, epot

alive – i gat laip

all – olgeta

all types of – kainkain
all proper – orait

enable – larim

virtually – klostu

alone – wanpela tasol

alongside – lengthy

already – but

additionally – tu

altar – alta, tebol tambu

altar material – laplap bilong alta

though – maski

at all times – oltaim

ambiguous (be) – karamapim tok

amongst – namel lengthy

ancestors – tumbuna

anchor – anka

and – na

angel – ensel

offended – kros

offended with, be – krosim

animal – abus

annoy – hambak

annoying particular person – hambakman, sikibaga

annul a wedding – katim marit

one other one (completely different) – narakain

one other one (extra) – narapela

reply – ansaim, bekim tok

antiseptic – marasin bilong kilim jem, marasin bilong klinim sua

anus – as

aside from – abrus lengthy; longwe liklik lengthy

condominium – rum

seem in court docket – sanap lengthy kot

roughly – samting, samting olsem

April – Epril

space, place – hap

areca palm – limbum, limbung

areca nut – buai, bilinat, bitolnat

arm – han

arm, higher – han antap
armpit – sangana

military – ami

round – nabaut

arrive – kamap, kamap lengthy

arrow – supia bilong banara

arrow or spear, barbed – supia i gat huk

arrow, pronged – supsup bilongbanara

artwork – samting tumbuna

artwork gallery – haus tambaran

artery – mambu bilong blut

artwork – samting tumbuna

artwork gallery – haus tambaran

synthetic – man i wokim

so long as – longpela olsem

as quickly as – stret lengthy taim

ascend – go antap

ash(es) – sit bilong paia

ask – askim

at – lengthy

try – traim

August – Ogas

aunt, paternal – bikmama, smolmama, kandere

Australia – Austrelia

keep away from – abrusim

axe – akis

awake – i na slip

child – pikinini

child not but weaned – pikinini i dring susu but

again – baksait; bek

again (rear) – baksait
again (once more) – bek

spine – bekbun

backwards – lengthy bek

unhealthy – nogut

unhealthy place – ples nogut

bag (n) – bek

baggage – kago

bail up, maintain up – hansapim

ballpoint – pen bolpoin or biro

bake – kukim

bake bread – kukim bret

bamboo – mambu

bamboo pipe – mambu
bamboo shoots – ol pikinini mambu

banana – banana

band – paspas

arm band – paspas bilong han
leg band – paspas bilong lek
abdomen band, belt – paspas bilong bel

bandage a wound – pasim sua

bandicoot – mumut

financial institution – beng

financial institution (n) – haus mani

baptize – wasim, baptaisim

bar – ba

barbecue – kukim lengthy paia

barbecue sauce – blakpela sos

bark – pores and skin

barman, bartender – baman

base, foundation – as

basket – basket

bathe – waswas

lavatory – ples waswas, rum bilong waswas

battery – bateri

be in a spot – stap

seaside – nambis

beads – bis

beans – bin, ol bin

beard – gras usket, mausgras

beat, beat up – paitim

stunning – nais

be higher than – winim

as a result of – bilong wanem, lengthy wanem, bikos

due to – lengthy

grow to be – kamap

mattress – wager

bed room – rum slip

beef – bulmakau, kau, abus bulmakau

beer – bia

earlier than – bipo

earlier than (time) – bipo lengthy taim

start – kirapim

behave oneself – stap isi , stap intestine

behaviour, method – pasin

behind – bihain lengthy

consider – bilip, bilipim

bell – belo

stomach – bel

belt – let, paspas bilong bel

bend (one thing) – krungutim

beside – arere lengthy

greatest – nambawan

betelnut – buai , bilinat, bitolnat

betel pepper – daka

higher – mobeta

Bible – Baibel

bicycle – wilwil

huge – bikpela

invoice – bil

binoculars – glas bilong kapten

hen – pisin

Chicken of Paradise – kumul

biscuit – bisket

chunk – kaikaim

chunk off – brukim/katim lo

bitter, robust – em i pait

black – blakpela

black palm – wailimbung,

wailimbum

blanket – blanket

bleed – blut i kamap

blind – aipas

blind in a single eye – matakiau

blood – blut

blood relative – wanblut

blow – winim

blow bugle – winim bugol

blow out a match – mekim i masis

bludger – pasindia

blue – blu

board (a automobile) – kalap

board a PMV – kalap lengthy PM

boat – bot

boat’s crew – boskru

physique – bodi, pores and skin

boil, swelling, lump – buk

boil (one thing) – boilim

boiling, be – boil
boiled – i bin boilim

bone – bun

e-book – buk

bookshop – buksop

boot (n) – bikpela su

border – arere

born – mama i karim

borrow – dinau

boss – masta, bos

each – tupela

bottle – botol

bottle opener – op tin

backside – ananit

bow – banara

bowstring – rop bilong banara

field (n) – bokis

boy – boi; manki, pikinini man

boyfriend – boipren

mind – kru bilong het

brake(s) – brek

department of tree – han bilong diwai

brassiere, bra – banis bilong susu

courageous – i no save pret

bread – bret

breadfruit – kapiak

break – brukim

break a promise, return on one’s
break phrase – brukim promis/tok
break down – bagarap
break in halves, divide in two – brukim namel
break the regulation – brukim lo

breakfast – kaikai lengthy moning

breast – susu

breath – win

out of breath – sotwin

breathe – pulim win

bridge – bris

vibrant – lait

very vibrant – tulait

carry – bringim, kisim . . . i kam

brooch – bros

damaged – bruk

brothel – haus pamuk

brother – brata

brothers and sisters – bratasusa

brown – braun, braunpela

brush – bras, brus

bubble gum – abababa

construct (one thing) – wokim

constructing – haus

bulb, mild globe – kiau

bullybeef – skweamit, pokona

bump – bamim

bundle – karamap

burn – kukim, paia

Burns Philp – Bipi

bury – planim

bus – bas, PMV

bush – bus

bush knife – busnaip
bush Pig, wild pig – welpig

businessman – man bisnis

busy – i gat wok

busy (doing one thing) – wok lengthy

however – tasol

butter – bata

buttock – as

button – baten

buttress root – kil bilong diwai

purchase – baim

cabbage – kabis

cake – kek

calendar – kalenda

calf of leg – baksait bilong lek

name out – singaut

name (phone) – ring lengthy telipon
known as, is – nem bilong . . . i
name out to – singaut lengthy
name (one thing or somebody) – singautim
to be known as or named – ol i kolim

calm (particular person) – belisi

camera- kamera

can, might – inap; ken

can, tin – tin

candle – kandel

cane – kanda

canoe – kanu

canoe paddle – pul bilong kanu

canvas stretcher – wager sel

cap – hat

captain (of ship) – kapten

automotive – kar, ka

carburetor – kabureta

playing cards – kas

cautious of, be – lukaut lengthy

rigorously – isi isi

cargo – kago

carpet – mat or tepik

carpet snake – moran

carrot – karet

carry – karim

carton – katen

carve (canoe) – sapim

case, suitcase – kes, sutkes, bokis

cassava – kasava, tapiok

cassette – kaset

cassowary – muruk

castor oil – kaswel

cat – pusi

catch a bus – baim bas

catch fish – hukim pis

catfish – mausgras

Catholic – Katolik

cattle – bulmakau, kau

trigger – as

have a good time Mass – mekim Misa

cement – simen

centimetre – sentimita

century – handet yia

definitely – orait orait

chain – sen

chair – sea, sia

probability – sans

change (small cash) – senis

change cash (from notes to cash) – senisim

change cash (from one forex to a different) – tanim mani

change (transport) – senisim

cost – sas, sasim

chase – ranim

chatter – sikirapim tok

low cost – i no dia

examine – sekim

cheeky particular person – hambakman, sikibaga

cheerio – lukim yu

cheese – sis

cherry – sirsen

chest – bros

chewing gum – pike

rooster – kakaruk

chief – luluai

little one – pikinini

chill – pores and skin i kol

chin – usket, asket

chips (Potato) – sips

chocolate – soklet

chocolate (sweet) – braunpela loli

chook, fowl – kakaruk

select – kisim lengthy laik

chop – katim lengthy akis/tamiok

chops – sops

chopsticks – sopstik

Christian – kristen

Christmas – krismas

church – lotu, haus lotu, sios

churchgoer – man bilong lotu
church members – Ekelesia

cigarettes – sigaret

cinema – haus piksa

circulatory system – rot bilong blut

metropolis – biktaun

clan – bisnis, lain, famili

clay – graun, graun malomalo, graun bilong wokim sospen

clay pot – sospen, sospen graun

clear – klin, klinpela

clear (vb) – klinim

clear – klia

clearing – ples klia

clear the desk – klirim tebol

clarify, clarify – klirim

clerk – kuskus

intelligent particular person – man bilong save

clock – klok, kilok

clock’s alarm – belo bilong klok

shut – pasim

closed – i pas

material – laplap

garments – klos

cloud – klaut

membership – klab; stik bilong pait

clutch – klats

coast (n) – nambis

coastal man – man bilong nambis

coat – kot

Coca-Cola – kouk, kokakola

cockatoo – koki

cocoa – kakao

coconut – kokonas

coconut frond – bombom, bumbum
coconut milk, coconut water – wara bilong kokonas
coconut cream – susu o gris bilong kokonas
coconut shell – sel bilong kokonas

espresso – kopi

coin – mani ain

chilly – kol , kolpela

chilly, have a – kus
chilly season (winter) – taim bilong kol

color – kala

comb – kom

comb of rooster/rooster – plaua bilong kakaruk

come – kam

come again – kambek, kam bek
come out – kamaut
come rapidly – kam hariap
come up – kamap

comfy – intestine moa

industrial – bilong bisnis

firm (agency) – kampani

competitors – resis

complain – kotim

utterly – olgeta

pc – komputa

conceal – haitim

conceive (a toddler) – kisim bel

live performance – singsing

concrete – simen

condensed milk – strongpela susu

condom, contraceptive for males – gumi bilong kok

confess – tokautim sin

confession – konpesen

conscience – tok insait

constipated – bel i pas

consul – tultul

comprise – holim . . . i stap

proceed – skruim . . . i’m going

contraceptive for females – samting bilong pasim bel

contraceptive for males – gumi bilong kok

management, be in control of – bosim

controversy – tok pait

handy – i mekim isi

dialog – toktok

converse with – toktok wantaim

convert – tanim tingting, tanim bel

prepare dinner – kuk, kukim

cookie – switbiskit

cooking pit, floor oven – mumu

copra – kopra

copy – bihainim

cordyline plant – tanget

corkscrew – skru tuptup

corn – kon

corned beef – solmit, mit

nook – kona

appropriate – stret, stretpela

hall, hallway – ples wokabaut insait lengthy haus

price – kostim, kastim

cotton – katen

cotton-wool – kapuk, koten

rely (vb) – kaunim

nation (nation) – kantri

countryside – bus

councillor – kaunsila

course – kos

court docket – kot

courthouse – kothaus

take to court docket – kotim

courtyard – kot

cousin – kasen

cowl, lid of one thing – tuptup

cowl (vb) – karamapim

covet, be jealous of – mangalim

coward – pretman, man bilong pret

crab – kuka

cracker – draibisket

crayfish – kindam

loopy – longlong; waia i lus

cream – strongpela susu

crew of airplane/ship – boskru bilong balus/sip

legal – man nogut, raskol

crocodile – pukpuk

cross – diwai kros

cross (vb) – go lengthy hap lengthy
cross, offended – kros
cross out – autim

crowd – planti man na meri

crown of tree – het bilong diwai

crumple (one thing) – krungutim

cry – krai

cucumber – kukamba

cup – kap

cup of tea – kapti

cabinet – kapet

curry – kari

curtain – laplap bilong windo

cuscus – kapul

cushion – pilo

custard – kastet

customized (method) – pasin

customs (n) – kastam

reduce – kat, katim

reduce down – katim i pundaun, pundaunim
reduce grass – katim gras
reduce grass with sarip – saripim

daddy – papa

dance and/or sing – singsing

dance (trendy model) – danis

harmful place – ples nogut, i gat samting nogut

darkish (color) – tudak

darkish (no mild) – tudak

darkness – tudak

dates – prut det

daughter – pikinini meri (bilong em)

day – de

day after tomorrow – haptumora
day earlier than yesterday – hapasde
break day – de bilong malolo

daytime – taim lengthy san

lifeless – i dai pinis

lifeless particular person, the lifeless – daiman

deaf – yaupas

expensive (costly) – dia

debt – dinau

deceive – karamapim tok

deceiver – kusaiman, man bilong karamapim tok

December – Desemba

resolve – pasim tingting

adorn – bilasim

ornament – bilas

deep – godaun tru

defecate – pekpek

demand (vb) – singaut lengthy

denigrate, make enjoyable of – rabisim

dense bush – bikbus

dentist – dentis, dokta bilong tit, dokta lukautim tit

desert (n) -ples wesan

desert (vb) – lusim

dessert – switpela kaikai

develop – kamapim

satan – devil, setan

dialect – nek

diamond – daimen

diarrhea – pekpek wara

dictionary – buk bilong painim mining

die – dai pinis

did – bin

completely different – narakain, narapela kain

tough – i hatwok

issue – asua, hevi

dig – digim

digestive system – rot bilong kaikai

dinner – kaikai lengthy belo

course – i makim rot

soiled – doti

disciple – disaipel

disciples – lain bilong Jisas

uncover – painimautim

dish – dis

dish material – hap laplap bilong wasim plet
dish up, serve meals – sutim kaikai

disobey – sakim tok

dispute – tok pait

district – distrik

disturb the peace – brukim sindaun

divorce – katim marit

dizzy – ai i raun

do – mekim

do one thing commonly – save

physician – dokta

canine – dok

do not! – nogat!

door – dua

double – dabolim

doubt – tubel

down – daun, tamblo, tambolo

drain, trench – baret

draw on a smoke – pulim smok

gown (girl,s) – klos meri

gown (vb. as in a wound) – klinim sua

drilling machine – boamasin

drink (n) – dring

drink (vb) – dringim

dripping – gris bilong bulmakau

drive (vb) – draivim

driver – draiva

drum – kundu, garamut

drunk – spak

drunkard – spakman

dry – drai, draipela

dry biscuit – draibisket
dry season – taim bilong san

duck – pato

dumb – mauspas

throughout – lengthy taim bilong

mud – das

dusty – i gat dus

obligation (obligation) – wok

dysentery – pekpek blut

every – wanpela wanpela

one another – wanpela narapela

ear – yau, ia

early (earlier than time) – bipotaim

earrings – ol bilas bilong ia

earth – graun

earthquake – guria

east – hap san i kamap, or es

Easter – Ista

straightforward – isi

eat – kaikaim

edge – arere

educate – edukeitim

eel – maleo

egg – kiau

eight – et, etpela

both/or – ating

elaculate (semen) – marasin capsait, marasin siut

electrical – lektrik

electrical energy – elektrik, elektrisiti, pawa

elevator – lipt

embassy – haus luluai bilong longwe ples

empty – klia

empty house – ples nating, ples klia

enclose – banisim

enemy, opponent – birua

engine – ensin

English – Inglis

take pleasure in – hamamas tru

huge – bikpela tru

sufficient – inap

envelope – pores and skin pas

envy – mangal

epsom salts, laxative – solmarasin

equal – wankain

set up – kirapim

eucalyptus tree, gum tree – gamtri, kamarere

Europeans – mastamisis, ol waitman

night (early)- apinun

night (late) – nait

everyone – olgeta, olgeta man

everyone – olgeta man

the whole lot – olgeta samting

in all places – lengthy olgeta ples

precisely – stret

instance, for – wankain olsem

besides – tasol i na gat

excite – sikrapim bel bilong

exert oneself – taitim bun

exhaust pipe – eksospaip

exhibition – so

exist – stap

exit (n) – dua i’m going ausait

anticipate – wetim

costly – dia

clarify – toksave, tok save lengthy

extraordinarily – tumas, mo, tru

eve – ai

eyebrow, eyelash – gras bilong ai

fable, fantasy – tok bilong bipo but

face – pes, pes olgeta

truth, in – em i tru

fail – pelim, no inap mekim

fall down – pundaun

false – giaman

household – lain, famili

well-known – i gat biknem

fan – brum bilong winim pes

fan belt – let bilong karapela

far – longwe

far facet – arasait

fare – fe

farmer – man bilong wokim gaden

quick – kwik

fasten – pasim

fasten seatbelt – pasim let

fats (for greasing physique) , oil – wel

fats – gris
fats, giant – traipela, patpela

father – papa

fault – asua; rong

feather – gras bilong pisin

February – Februeri

really feel – filim, pilim

fell a tree – katim diwai i pundaun

fellow employee – wanwok

feminine – meri

feminine genitals – bokis, kan, sem bilong meri

fence – banis

fence in – banisim

festered (stinking) wound – sua i sting

competition – singsing

fetch – kisim . . . i kam

fever – pores and skin i hat; fiva

few – wan wan or lik lik

area – ples kunai

fifty-five – fiftifaiv

struggle (vb) – pait

file – fail

fill – pulapim

movie (digicam) – pilum

movie (film present) – piksa

filter – pilta

lastly – pinis tru

discover – painim pinis

discover out – painim aut

finery – bilas

finger – pinga

fingernail – kapa bilong pinga

end – pinis, pinisim

fin of fish – pul bilong pis

fireplace – paia

firewood – paiawut

first, firstly – pastaim

first – namba wan
first charge – nambawan

fish – pis

fish spear – supsup

5 – faiv, faipela

repair – fiksim, piksim

repair up – oraitim

flat – stret

flat (tyre/tire) – taia i plat

flat (of battery) – kol pinis

flatter – tok grisim

flatulate, fart – piak, kapupu

ground – plua, purpur

flour – plaua

flower – plaua

fly (insect) – lang

fly (vb) – plai

(hen) flies – plai
fly a airplane – ranim balus

flying fox – blakbokis

fog – sno

fold paper/garments – brukim pepa/klos

comply with – bihainim

meals – kaikai

foot – lek, fut

soccer – kikbal

footprint – mak bilong fut

for – lengthy

forbidden – i tambu

forbidden place – ples tambu

forearm, decrease arm – han tambolo, han daunbilo

overseas – bilong longwe ples

foreleg (of pig) – han (bilong pik)

forest – bus

overlook – lusim, lusim tingting

overlook about, ignore – maski

forgive – lusim, lusim tingting lengthy

fork – pok

former – bipo

previously – bipo

fornicate – sikrapim bel bilong

for no cause – nating

fortnight – fotnait

forwards – poret

discovered, set up – kirapim

4 – fo, foa, fopela

four-wheel drive – fowil draiv

fowl – kakaruk

fracture, damaged bone – bun i bruk

free (vacant) – i no gat man o meri

free time – taim bilong malolo, wiken

contemporary – nupela

Friday – Fraide

fried – i bin praim

fried rice – prairais

pal – poro, poroman, pren, wantok

frightened – pret

frog – rokrok

from – bilong

frond – panggal

entrance – fran

entrance of, in – ai bilong

frontier – arere bilong kantri

frosted glass – grileglas

frozen – i ais pinis

fruit – pikinini bilong diwai; prut

fry – praim

frying pan – praipan

full, full up – pulap

funnyman, clown – paniman

fur – gras

fur (of canine) – gras bilong dok

fuzz, fantastic hair – mosong

gallon – galen

recreation, meat – abus

backyard – gaden

backyard home, summer season home – haus win

garnish – abus

gasoline – bensin

gearbox – giabokis

gee! – oloboi , oloman

genitals – bokis, kan, sem (bilong meri) ; bol, kok (bilong man)

Germany – Jemeni

get – kisim

get right into a PMV – kalap lengthy PMV
receives a commission – kisim pe
do away with, throw away – rausim, autim
stand up – kirap, sanap
get somebody up from mattress – kirapim

ghost (of lifeless particular person) – dewel bilong man i dai

gigolo, male prostitute – pamukman

ginger – gorgor, kawawar

lady – gel, meri

give – givim

surrender – larim

glass (container) – glas

glass (substance) – glas

globe, bulb – golo, lam

glove – soken bilong han

glutton – man bilong kaikai

gnat – natnat

go – igo

go forward – go pas
go on! – koan!
go to highschool – go lengthy skul
go down – go daun
go up – go antap

goanna – palai

goat – meme, me

God – God, Obtained

gold – gol

good – intestine, gutpela

good afternoon – apinun
good day – gude, yu stap
good morning – moning
good night time – intestine nait
good employee – man bilong wok

items – kago

gossip about – tok baksait

authorities – gavman

authorities officer – kiap

gram – giram

grandparent(s) – tumbuna

grapes – ol pikinini bilong rop wain

grass – gras

grassy patch – ples kunai

grave – hul (bilong planim man)

grease – wel, welim; gris, grisim

inexperienced – grin, grinpela

inexperienced coconut – kulau
greens – kumu, sayor, grins

greet – tok gude

gray – gre

grill – kukim (antap) lengthy paia

groin – sangana

floor – graun

floor oven – mumu

group – lain

develop – gro

G-string – mal

guard (vb) – sambai lengthy

guava – guava, yambo

visitor – pasindia

information – man i soim rot or gait

guidebook – buk em i soim rot

guilt – hevi, wari

gullet – mambu bilong nek

gun – masket, raifol, gan

hair – gras, gras bilong het

haircut – katim gras

hairdresser – man i save katim gras bilong het

half – hap

half-caste – hapkas
half previous seven – hap pas seven

halve – hapim

ham – lek bilong pik

hammer – hama, hamarim

hand – han

purse – hanpaus

handkerchief – hankisip

grasp (one thing) up – hangamapim

joyful – amamas, hamamas

harbour (n) – pasis

laborious – hat, hatpela; robust, strongpela

harlot – pamuk meri

harvest (candy potato) – kamautim (kaukau)

hat – hat

hate – no laikim tru, hetim

hatred – pasin birua

have – gat

have a chilly – kus
have an accident – kisim asua, birua
have sexual activity with a lady – pilai wantaim meri, sutim meri, goapim meri, paulim meri,

hevim seks wantaim meri

he – em

head – het

headache – het i pen

heal (of sore) – drai

hear – harim

coronary heart – klok, kilok, pam, hat

warmth – hotim

heathen – hiden

heaven – heven

heavy – hevi

peak – longpela bilong em

hell – hel

helmet – hat ain

assist – halivim, helpim

her – bilong em

right here – hia

conceal – haitim

excessive – antap

highlands – hallans, hailens
highschool – haiskul
excessive tide – haiwara

freeway – haiwe

hill – maunten

hind leg (of Pig) – lek (bilong pik)

his – bilong em

hit – paitim

hoarse – nek i pas

hoist, elevate up – haisapim, apim, winsim

maintain – holim

holy – tambu, holi

residence – haus, lengthy haus

residence city, my – asples bilong mi

trustworthy – stret, stretpela

honey – hani

hook – huk

hope – hop

horn – hon

hornbill – kokomo

horse – hos

hospital – haus sik

host – bos bilong haus

hostess – hostes, e hostes

hostility – pasin binua

scorching – hat, scorching, hotpela

scorching – hat

scorching season (summer season) – taim bilong san

resort – resort

hour – aua

home – haus

home/flat mate – wanhaus
home keeper – Haus Mari
Home of Parliament – Haus Palamen

how – olsem wanem

how a lot/many – hamas

nonetheless – tasol

humility – daunpasin

hundred – wan handet

hungry – hangre

hurry, hurry up – hariap

harm – pen

husband – maritman

hut – haus

hypocrite – tubel, tumaus, man i gat tupela maus

I – mi

I alone – mi wanpela
I actually – mi but
I feel (so) – ating

ice – ais

iceblock – aisblok
ice chest, fridge – bokis ais

ice-cream – aiskrim

if – sapos

unwell – sik

illegitimate little one – pikinini bilong rot

ill-will – pasin birua

imitate – bihainim

instantly – stret nau

vital – i bikpela samting

inconceivable – i hat moa

imprison – kalabusim

enhance – kamapim

in – insait lengthy

improve (value) – antapim

independence – independens

indigenous particular person – kanaka

industrious particular person – man bilong wok

data – toksave

injection – sut

injure – kilim

in-laws – tambu

inside tube – gumi

in an effort to – bilong

insect – binatang

inside – insait

within – insait lengthy

as a substitute of – lengthy halivim

insult – nogutim, tok nogutim

intercourse – puspus, kuap

fascinating – i laikim tru

intrude – paulim

interpreter – man i tanim tok ples

interrupt – katim tok

interviewer – intaviua

intestines – liva

in the course of – namel lengthy

iron – ain; ainim, ainim klos

is – stap

island – ailan

is not it? – laka?

it – em

it could be higher if – mobeta sapos

jack – jek

jam – jem

January – Janueri

jaw’s harp – susap

jet airplane – smokbalus

jewellery – bilas

jew’s harp – susap

joint – skru

joke – giaman

journey – wokabaut

decide – jas

July – Julai

bounce (vb) – kalap

June – Jun

jungle – bus, bikbus

simply – tasol

simply when – stret lengthy taim

hold, detain – holim pas

kick – kik

child, joke – glaman

kill – kilim i dai pinis

kilogram – kilogiram

kilometer – kilomita

kina (financial unit 100 toea) – kina

type, type – kain

type (pleasant) – intestine

king – king

kiss (vb) – givim kis

kitchen – haus kuk, hauskuk, kisen

knead bread – wokim, paitim bret

kneel – nildaun

knife – naip

knock at door – paitim dua

know – save

know (somebody/one thing) – save lengthy
know learn how to (do one thing) – save mekim/wokim

label – namba

lake – raunwara

lamb -pikinini bilong sipsip

lamp – lam

lance a boil – katim buk

laplap – laplap

lard – gris bilong pik

giant – traipela

final – bihain tru

late (behind time) – bihaintaim or taim i lus

later – bai

afterward – bihain

snicker – lap

laundry – haus bilong wasim klos

laundry (garments) – klos was

regulation – lo

lawnmower – mowa

lawyer – loia, loya, loman, saveman lengthy lo

laxative – solmarasin

lay (one thing) down – slipim

lead (vb) – go pas lengthy

leaf – lip, lip bilong diwai

be taught – lainim

find out about – lain
discovered particular person – man bilong save

least, at – liklik tru

leather-based sneakers – su let

depart (place) – lusim

depart behind – larim

left – kais

left hand – han kais, lep han, lephan

leftovers – hap kaikai bilong asde

leg – lek

leg, decrease – lek daunbilo, lek tamblo
leg, higher – lek antap

lemon – muli

lemonade – limonad, muliwara, loliwara

let, enable – larim

letter – pas, leta

letter (character) – rait

lettuce – letis

liar – man bilong giaman, giamanman

licence – laisens, pemit

lick – likim

lie (n) – giaman

lie down – slip

mislead – giamanim

elevate (vb) – liptimupim

mild – lait

mild (color) – tulait
mild (weight) – i no hevi
mild the lamp – kamapim lait
mild (gasoline) – laita

lighter (flint) – ston masis

lighter (cigarette) – sigaret laita

lightning – klaut i lait

like, as – olsem, olsem lengthy

like (doing one thing) – save laik
like – laikim

lime, lemon – muli

lime juice, lemon drink – muliwara

lime (powder) – kambang

lime spatula – stik kambang

line – lain

lipstick – pen bilong maus

pay attention – harim

litre – lita

little – liklik

stay (reside) – stap

liver – lewa

dwelling particular person – laipman

lizard – palai

loaf of bread – bret

idler, lazy man – lesbaga

mortgage – lon

native language – tok ples

lock (n) – lok

lock (vb) – lokim

lock door – lokim dua
lock up, imprison – kalabusim

loincloth – laplap

lolly, sweet – loli

lengthy – lengthy, longpela

lengthy (dimension) – longpela
lengthy (time) – longpela taim
way back – bipo tru

longer than – longpela mo

longest – longpela lengthy olgeta

longest of all – longpela winim olgeta

look – luk, lukluk

take care of – lukautim
look-alike – wanpes
take a look at – lukim, lukluk, lukluk lengthy
search for – painim
look out! – lukaut!

unfastened – lus, slek

loosen, slacken – slekim, lusim
lose – lusim
misplaced – lus

lot, a – planti

loud – robust

loudmouth – man bilong bikmaus

louse – laus

love – laikim

low – daun

low tide – tait i slek

lunch – liklik kaikai or belo

luck – kas

fortunate (card recreation) – laki

lungs – wetliva, lang

Lutheran – luteran

mendacity down – slip

machine – masin

mad – longlong, het i pas

mad particular person – longlongman

journal – niuspepa

magic – majik, puripuri, sanguma

Justice of the Peace – majestret

essential – bikpela

essential highway – bikrot
essential village – bikples

make – wokim

make a clenched fist – brukim han
make gap in floor – digim hul
make like to – holim pores and skin
make magic in opposition to – mekim poisen lengthy

malaria – malaria

Malay apple – laulau

male – man

man – man

supervisor – menaga

Manam Island – ailan Manam

mango – mango

many – planti

map – map

March – Mas

marihuana, marijuana – spak brus

market – bung, maket

married – marit

married couple – tupela marit
married man/girl – maritman/meri
married quarters – haus marit

marry – maritim

masturbate (male)- siginim kok, siginim buk

matches – masis

matches are moist, will not mild – masis i kol

mate, shut pal – wantok

could – me

meal – kaikai

supper time – taim bilong kaikai

imply – min

means, (it) – i min

measure (vb) – makim

meat – abus

mechanic – mekenik

medical assistant, physician – dokta

medication – marasin

meet – bungim, painim

assembly – kibung, kivung, miting

melon – melen

males & girls – manmeri , pipel

menstruating – mun i kilim, i lukim meri

menu – pas bilong ol kaikai

message – tok

messmate – wansospen, wantebol

metre – mita

center – namel

midnight – biknait

milk – susu

millimetre – milimita

minibus – liklik bas

minute – minit

mirror – glas bilong lukluk

depressing – tarangu

mission – misin

missionary – misinare

mist – sno

mistake – i no stret

combine – miksim

mixed-race – hapkas

moiety – bisnis, lain, famili

second – minit

monastery – haus pater

Monday – Mande

cash – mani

month – mun

monument – makim

moon – mun

full moon – raunpela mun, bikpela mun
moon rises – mun i kamap
moon units – mun i godaun
new moon – nupela mun

extra – mo

morning – moningtaim

mosque – haus lotu bilong ol mahomet

mosquito – natnat, moskito

mosquito web – taunam

most – moa tru

mom – mama, mami

motor-bike – motobaik

mountain – maunten

mouse – liklik rat

moustache – mausgras

mouth – maus

film digicam – kamera piksa

a lot – planti

muddy place – ples malomalo

muffler – mafla

multicoloured – makmak

mummy – mama, mami

assassin – kilman

museum – haus bilong tumbuna pasin

mushroom – papai

music – musik or sing sing

should – mas

mutton, lamb – sipsip

mustard – mastet

my – . . . bilong mi

fantasy – tok bilong bipo but

identify – nem

namesake – wannem

nape of neck – baksait bilong nek

serviette – serviette

slim – i no brait

native village – ples kanaka

pure – samting tru

nauseated – bel i tantanim

navel – hap bel

close to, close by – klosap, klostu, klostu lengthy

neck – nek

want – nidim, laikim

needle (n) – nil bilong samap

nest – haus bilong pisin

by no means – i no gat wanpela taim

by no means thoughts – maski

new – nupela

newspaper – niuspepa

subsequent (after) – bihain

subsequent to, beside – arere

good, enticing – naispela

night time – nait

lifeless of night time – biknait

9 – nain, nainpela

ninety – nainti, nainpela ten

ninety-five – naintifaiv

no – nogat

no smoking! – no ken smok!

no person – i no gat man

noise – nois

noodles – ol nudal

midday – belo kaikai

north – not

nostril – nus

nostril pin – pin bilong nus

not – no

under no circumstances – no . . . tasol

notepaper – pepa bilong raitim leta

nothing – i nogat samting, nogat

discover – toksave

nought – nating, not, siro

November – Novemba

now – nau

every now and then – wanpela wanpela taim

nuisance – hambakman

quantity – namba

nurse (n) – nes

nut (of bolt) – nat

nuts – galip

get hold of – kisim

sometimes – wanpela wanpela taim

occupied – pulap

October – Oktoba

provide – mekim ofa

workplace – opis, ofis

officer – ofisa

oil – wel

oil (one thing) – welim, grisim

ointment – gris

okay – oke, orait

outdated – lapun; olpela

outdated man – lapun
outdated (issues) – olpela

olives -pikinini diwai oliv

on – antap lengthy

as soon as – wanpela taim

as soon as extra – wanpela taim mo

one – wan, wanpela

a technique – wanwe

onion – anien

solely – tasol

on prime of – antap lengthy

open – op, opim, i op i stap

open (vb) – opim

open (new enterprise) – kirapim

opera – kain singsing na danis

opinion – tingting

reverse – arasait

or – no

orange – switmuli

order – oda, odaim

ordered – takim

peculiar – nating

origin – as

different – narapela

different facet, reverse facet – arasait

our – bilong mipela

outboard motor – autbotmota

outpost – stesin

outdoors – ausait

oven – aven

overcast – klaut i pas

overcoat – kotren

overcome – daunim

oversee – bosim

overseer on plantation – bosboi

over-there – hap, lengthy hap

overtake a automotive – abrusim ka

owe – gat dinau

oyster – kina

oyster shell – pores and skin bilong kina

pacify – kolim bel, mekim bel i kol

pack (vb) – bungim wantaim

paddle (canoe) – pul lengthy kanu

ache – pen

paint – pen, penim

palace – haus bilong king

palm of hand – insait lengthy han

pandanus fruit – marita

paper – pepa

parakeet – kalangal

parcel – karamap

mother and father – papamama

park (n) – gaden bilas

park (automotive) (vb) – pasim kar

parliament – palamen

parrot – koki; kalangal

half – pat

social gathering – pati

move (oncoming) automotive – mitim ka, bungim ka

move, overtake – abarisim

passenger – pasindia

passport – paspot

previous tense marker – bin

pastry – kek

affected person – sikman, sikmeri

pawpaw, papaya – popo

pay (n) – pe

pay (vb) – balm, peim

pay admission – peim dua
pay bail – baim rum gat
payday – pede
pay for – baim
pay out, do away with – tromwei, rausim
payweek – potnait

peace – gutpela taim

peaceable (particular person) – belisi

peanut – kasang, kalip

pearl – kiau bilong golip

peas – hebsen, pi

pedestrian crossing – ples wokabaut

peeping Tom – lukstilman, man bilong luklukstil

pen – pen

pencil – pensil

penis – kok

individuals – manmeri, pipel

pepper – pepa, daka

perch, spiny fish – nilpis

fragrance – sanda

maybe – ating, nating

allow, licence – pemit

allow (vb) – larim

persistent offender – man i’m going i kam lengthy kot

particular person – man, meri

particular person from identical village – wanples
particular person of identical (age, social) group – wanlain
particular person of identical faith – wanlotu

petrol (gasoline) – bensin

petrol pipe – mambu bilong bensin

pharmacy – haus marasin

photograph – foto, poto, piksa

{photograph} (n) – poto

image – piksa

piece – hap

piece of bread – hap bret
piece of scone – hap skon

pie – pai

pig – pik

pigeon – pisin

pile up – hipim

pillow – pilo

pillow slip – pores and skin pilo

pilot – pailat

pin – pin

pineapple – ananas, painap

pink – ret

pipe – paip

pistol – hangan

pity, mercy – marimari

place – hap

planet – liklik mun

plantation – plantesen, plantesin

plant – planim

plastic – plastik

plate – plet

platform (railway) – ples bilong wetim tren

play – pilai, pilaim

play flute or pipe – winim mambu
play guitar, piano – pilaim gita, piano

playmate – wanpilai

nice – switpela

please – plis

lots – Planti

pliers – plais

PMV – piemvi

poison – poisen

level out – mekim lengthy pinga lengthy

pole – diwai

police – polis

police station – polis stesin

policeman – polisman

polish – polisim

politician – politisen

poor (needy) – nogat moni

poor man – rabisman

pork – pik, abus pik

porter – kagoboi

portion out – dilim

doable – i ken

possum – kaskas

posterior half – as

publish – pos

post-box – letabokis

postcard – poskat

publish workplace – pos opis, posopis, haus pos

potato – poteto, patete

potato, candy potato – kaukau
potato, wild candy potato – kumu

pound – memeim

pour – kapsaitim

powder – paura

energy – pawa

practise – traim

prawn – kindam bilong solwara or liklik kindam

prayer e-book – buk beten

preacher – talatala

pregnant – i gat bel

put together – redim

put together meals – redim/wokim kaikai

current (reward) – presen

president – presiden

press (garments) – ainim

pressure-cook – mumuim

strain lamp – lam bensin

fairly -nais

value – prais, pe

priest – pater

major college – praimeri skul

Prime Minister – Prai Minista

jail – kalabus

prisoner – kalabusman

non-public – tambu lengthy olgeta

in all probability – ating

issues – wari

prohibit – tambuim

promise – promisim

promote – strongim

propeller – koropela, propela

prophet – profet

prostitute – pamukmeri

pleased with, be – amamasim

province – provins

provoke – sutim bel, sutim nus

public – bilong olgeta man na meri

public transport – PMV

pull – pulim, pulim . . . i kam

pulp – meme

pulverize – memeim

pumpkin – pamkin

puncture – taia i plat

punish – strafim

pure – klin

purple – hap ret

push – subim

put – putim

placed on (clothes) – pasim

pyrethrum – pairitrum

python – moran

Qantas (airline) – Kwantas

amount – hamas

queen – misis kwin

query – kwesten

queue – lain

fast – hariap

rapidly – kwik, kwiktaim

quiet, quietly – kwait, i no gat nois, no ken mekim nois

fairly (lengthy) – (longpela) liklik

citation, assertion – hap tok

race (contest) – resis

radiator – redieita

radio – wailis

railway – tren

rain – ren

raincoat – kotren, kot ren

raining, it’s – ren i kamdaun or pundaun

rainbow – renbo

wet season – taim bilong ren

elevate, improve – apim (pe)

elevate cash – kamapim mani
elevate with block and deal with – blokim

rape – pulim, goapim

raskol, rascal – raskol

rat – rat

moderately – liklik

rattle – ratol

razor – resa

learn – ridim, ritim

reader – rida

prepared – redi

actually – tru

receipt – risit

obtain – kisim

report (n) – rekot

report (vb) a music – katim singsing lengthy teprikoda

pink – ret, retpela

reeds – tiktik

reef – rip

fridge – bokis ais

register (letter) – rejistarim pas

remorse – belhevi

launch the brake – legoim brek

faith, worship – lotu

bear in mind – holim lengthy tingting or no lusim tingting

hire – baim

restore (vb) – wokim intestine

repeat – mekim gen

replete – pulap

reply – bekim tok

report – givim stori, ripotim

analysis – rises

relaxation – malolo

to have a relaxation – kisim win, wiken, malolo

restaurant –

consequence – ansa

return – go bek, kambek, kam bek

ribs – banis

rice – rais

wealthy – i gat planti samting

ridicule – tok bilas

rifle – raifol, gan

proper (appropriate)

proper (hand) – raithan, han sut

ring (n) – ring

ring the bell – paitim belo

ringworm – grile, pores and skin pukpuk

ripe – mau

rise – go antap

river – wara

highway – rot

roast – i bin kukim lengthy paia

roll a smoke – tanim smok

room – rum

spherical – raun

row, paddle – pul lengthy kanu

garbage – pipia, rabis

garbage tin – tin pipia

rum – ram

hearsay – tokwin

run – ran, ron

run away – ranawe, ronwe

rust – ros

sack, dismiss – autim lengthy wok

unhappy – sore, sori

protected – i stap intestine

sago, sago palm – saksak

sailor(s) – boskru

salt – sol

salt and pepper – sol na pepa
saltmeat – mit, solmit

identical – wankain

sandals – sandal

sandwich – sanwis

Saturday – Sarere

sauce – sos

saucepan – sospen

sausage – sosis

noticed – so, katim lengthy so

say – tok

say (your) identify – kolim nem (bilong yu)

scabies – kaskas

scavenge – mumutim

college – skul

schoolchild – sumatin

schoolmate – wanskul

science – save

scissors – sisis

scold – krosim

scone(s) – skon

scrape – sikirapim, sikrapim

scrape coconut – sikirapim kokonas

scraps – pipia

screw, bolt – skru

sea – solwara

seaside – nambis

seat – sit, sea, sia

seat of presidency – asples bilong gavman

second – namba tu

second (time) – sekon

secret – tok hait

secret language, parable – tok bokis

secretary – sekreteri

seduce – pulim

see – lukim

appears – ating

seldom – sampela taim

promote – salim, selim

semitrailer – semitrela

ship – salim

Sepik River – wara Sepik, riva Sepik

September – Septemba

servant – hausboi, hausmeri

service station – sevis stesin

let loose – lusim

set the desk – stretim, lainim tebol

settle abdomen – strongim bel

seven – seven, sevenpela

Seventh Day Adventist – seven de

a number of – sampela

sew – samapim

sew up – samap, samapim

shadow – dewel, dewel bilong man

shake – seksek, seksekim

shake arms – sekan

shallow – i no daun

disgrace – sem

shampoo – sop, sop i het gras

share out – skelim

shark – sak

sharp – sap, sappela

sharp (of time), precisely – stret

shave – sepim

she – em

sheep – sipsip

sheet – laplap bilong wager, wager sit, wager laplap

sheet metallic – kapa

shell – kina

shell as penis protecting – kam

shelter (n) – ples bilong hait

protect – plang bilong pait

ship – sip

shirt – siot

shivering – pores and skin i guria

shoe(s) – su

one shoe – wanpela sait lengthy su, wanpela su
each sneakers – tupela su

shoot – sutim

shoot at/with – sut lengthy

store (n) – stua, stoa

brief – sot, sotpela

shorthand – sothan

shorts – sotpela trausis

shoulder – sol , solda

shovel – savol

present (vb) – soim

bathe (n) – waswas

shut – pasim

shut up/away – kalabusim
shut up (speaking) – sarap

siblings – bratasusa

sick – sik

facet – sait, hapsait

side-dish – abus
facet monitor/highway – hanrot
facet stream – hanwara

signal, sign (n) – sain

signal (vb) – raitim nem lengthy

silk – slika

silver – silva

comparable – wankain

sin – pekato

since (time) – bihain lengthy

sing – singsing

sister (nurse, nun) – sista

sister (kin) – susa

sit, sit down – sindaun

six – sikis, sikispela

Sixmile – Sikismail

pores and skin – sigin

skirt, European kind – sket, siket

man’s bark kind or G-string – mal
girl’s – purpur, sket

skite, con man – bulsitman

sky – ples bilong klaut, heven, antap

slack – slek, lus

slacken – slekim, lusim

slap – solapim

sleep, be asleep – slip

sleepy – ai i hevi, ai x slip

sleeve – han bilong siot

slitgong – garamut

gradual – isi isi

decelerate – sloim ka

small – liklik

smoke – smok, simuk

snake – snek

sneakers – su gumi

snore – pulim nus

snow – ais

cleaning soap – sop

soccer – soka, futbol

sock(s) – sok, soken

lengthy stroll sock(s) – longsok

soda-water – sodawara

tender – . . . malmalum

softdrink – loliwara

soldier – soldia, solodia

sole of foot – ananit bilong lek

some – sampela

any person – wanpela man o meri

one thing – samting

typically – sampela taim

someplace – lengthy sampela hap

son – pikinini man (bilong em)

quickly – no longtaim, klosap, klostu, kwiktaim

sorcery – sanguma, puripuri

sore – sua

sore has pus in it – sua i gat susu

sorry – sori, sore

type, type – kain

soup – sup

bitter – soua

soursoup – sausap

South – saut

soya sauce – blaksos, blakpela sos, soisos

house – spes

spade – spet

spare half(s) – spepat

spark – spak

spark plug – spak plag

converse – spik, tok, toktok

converse out, reveal – autim
converse the reality – tok tru

spear – spia, supia

spear (One thing) – spirim

spectacles – aiglas

velocity – spit

spell – kaunim, spelim

spend – lusim

spirit – masalai

spirit home – haus tambaran

spit, spittle – spet

spoil – bagarapim

spoon – spun

spoon out – spunim, savolim

sport – pilai

sprain – tanim skru

squatter – dripman, welman

stairs – lata, step

stamp (postage) – stem

get up, erect (one thing) – sanapim

get up, be erect – sanap

star – sta

station (authorities) – stesin

station (railway) – tren stesin

station (police) – polis stesin

keep – sindaun or stap

steak – mit

steal – stilim

Steamships – Stimsip

metal wool – stilwul

steep – i’m going daun tumas

steer – stia, stiaim

steer automotive – stirim ka
steering wheel – stia

steps – lata, step

stevedore – wok sip

nonetheless (adv) – but

stockings – sokin

stone – ston

cease – dai (indai)i cease, stopim

retailer – stua, stoa

storekeeper – stuakipa

storey (ground) – plo

story – stori

range – stov

straight – stretpela

straight on – stret

strainer – strena

strap – pasim

road – rot

energy, pressure, energy – pawa

strike a match – slekim masis

string – string

string netbag – bilum

strip a mattress – brukim wager

robust – robust, strongpela

cussed, immodest – bikhet

stubby – stabi

caught – pas

pupil – studen, sumatin

research – stadim, glasim

research (vb) – lainim

silly – longlong, het i pas

substance – samting

suck finger – susuim pinga

instantly – santu

sugar – suga

sugarcane – stik suga

suitcase – paus

summit – antap

solar – san

Sunday – Sande

sun shades – sanglss

assist – sapotim

supporter – sapota

suppose, if – sapos

stunned – kirap nogut

surveyor – masta mak

swamp – tais

sweat – tuhat

sweatshirt – kolsinglis

sweep – brumim

candy – swit, switmoa

candy biscuit – switbiskit
candy potato – kaukau

swell up – solap

swim – suvim

sword grass – kunai

desk – tebol

tail – tel

tailor (n) – man bilong samapim klos

take – kisim, bringim

take away – tekewe
take contraceptives – pasim bel
take off (airplane) – kirap
take temperature – glasim
take to court docket – kotim

discuss – tok, toktok

speak about – toktok lengthy
talkative particular person – man bilong toktok

tall – lengthy

tall story – tok gumi

tape (recording) – tep

tape-recorder – teprikoda

tapioca – tapiok, kasara

faucet root – kil bilong diwai

taro – taro

style (vb) – traiim

tax – takis

taxi – taksi

tea (in liquid type) – ti

cup of tea – kapti
tea leaves – lipti

tea-cup – kap bilong ti

train – skulim

instructor – tisa

teapot – tipot

tease – hambakim

tooth – tit

telegram – wailis

phone – telepon, telipon

tv – bokis wailis wantem piksa

inform – tokim

inform lies to, idiot – giamanim

temperature – makim hat o kol

temple – haus lotu

tempt – traim

ten – ten, tenpela

tenth – namba ten

horrible, tenth charge – nambaten

testicles – bol

than – lengthy

thanks – tenkyu

that – olsem, dispela

that is all – em tasol

theatre – haus piksa

theft – stil

their – bilong ol

thief – stilman

then (at the moment) – dispela taim

there – lengthy hap

there may be – i gat

they – ol

thick – robust

thigh – mit bilong lek

skinny – bun nating

factor – samting

suppose – ting, tingting

third – namba tri

thirsty – hangre lengthy dring

this – dispela, ya

these (two) – emtupela

these (three) – emtripela

ideas – tingting

three – tri, tripela

thread (n) – tret

throat – nek

by means of – lengthy namel lengthy

throw – tromoi

throw away – rausim, troimweim

thunder – klaut i pairap

Thursday – Fonde

ticket – tiket

ticket-office – tiket ofis

tide – tait

tie (n) – nektait

tighten – taitim

tilapia (fish sp.) – makao

time – taim

timetable – taimtebol

tin – tin

tin opener – op tin
tinned fish – tinpis
tinned meat – tinmit

tinea – grile, pores and skin pukpuk

tip – kapsaitim

tip-truck, dump-truck – tipa

drained – les, pores and skin i les/slek, bun i slek

to – lengthy

toast – tos; tostim (bret)

tobacco – brus, tabak, stik tabak, tobako

right this moment – tede, tude

toea (financial unit 1/100 Kina) – toea

toe – pinga bilong lek

collectively – wantaim

bathroom – smol haus, liklik haus, haus pekpek, bathroom

bathroom (males) – haus pekpek man
bathroom (girls) – haus pekpek meri
bathroom paper – pepa pekpek
bathroom cleaning soap – sop i gat smel

tomahawk – tamiok

tomatoe(s) – tomato

tomato sauce – retsos, retpela sos, tomato sos

tomorrow – tumaro

tongue – tang

tonight – tunait

too – tumas, tu

tooth – tit

toothache – tit i pen

toothbrush – bros bilong tit

toothpaste – sop bilong tit

torch, headlamps – sutlam

totem, clan – pisin
contact – pilim

vacationer – turis, kam man

towel – taul

tower – taua

city – taun

city corridor – kaunsel haus

monitor – liklik rot, hanrot

tracked automobile – senka(r)

custom of ancestors – tok bilong ol tumbuna

prepare – tren

translate – tanim tok ples

journey – wokabaut

touring companion – wanwokabaut

tree – diwai

tree kangaroo – kapul

trench, drain – baret

tributary – hanwara

journey, tour – wokabaut

bother – trabel, trabol

troublemaker – trabelman

trousers – trausis

truck – trak

true – tru

fact – tok tru

strive, strive on – traim

T-shirt – tisiot, T-siot

Tuesday – Tunde

tune – nek

flip – tanim

flip spherical – tantanim
flip (boat) – bautim
flip steering wheel – tanim stia

turtle – trosel, trausel

turtle’s flipper – pul bilong trausel

twenty – twenti, tupela ten

twice – tupela taim

two – tu, tupela

kind – taipim

typewriter – taipraita

typist – taipis

tyre – taia, gumi

ugly – i no naispela

umbrella – ambrela

unable to – no inap

uncle, maternal – kandere

paternal – smolpapa

beneath, beneath – ananit

perceive – save

unemployed – stap nating

unlucky(ly) – tarangu

unite – bung wantaim

college – yunivesiti, univesiti

unlock door – lusim dua

single – no marit

till – inap lengthy

up – antap

as much as, till – inap lengthy

upstairs – antap

urgently – kwiktaim

urinate – pispis

use – yusim

ineffective, no good – nogut

often – save

utility – hapka

vagrant – dripman, welman

imprecise, be – karamapim tok

valley – ples i’m going daun, ples daun

beneficial – i kastim planti mani

valve stem on inside tube – maus bilong gumi

varied sorts of – kainkain

veal – mit bilong pikinini bulmakau

greens – kumu, sayor, grins, saior

vein – mambu bilong blut

veranda, patio – veranda

very – tumas, mo, tru

very good- namba wan
very a lot – tru, tumas, mo mo y

videorecorder – vidiorikoda

view (outlook) – ples lukluk

village – ples, viles

vine – rop, rop bilong diwai

go to – go lukim

voice – nek

vomit – traut

vote – vot

voyage (n) – wokabaut lengthy sip

wages – pe

anticipate – wetim

wait in useless – moist nating

waiter – weta

stroll (vb) – wokabaut

wall – banis

wallaby – sikau

wanderer – welman, dripman

need – laik

battle – pait

warrior – man bilong pait

was – bin

wash – wasim

wash, bathe – waswas

washbasin – dis bilong waswas

washer (on bolt) – ring

waste – westim

watch (n) – hanwas, klok

water – wara

water pipe – mambu bilong wara

method, alternative – rot

we – mipela

we (two excl) – mitupela
we (two incl) – yumitupela
we (three excl) – mitripela
we (three incl) – yumitripela

weary – les, pores and skin i les/slek, bun i slek

climate (n) – taim

Wednesday – Trinde

weed – klinim gaden, tekimaut gras nogut

weed(s) – gras nogut

week – wik

weekend – wiken

weigh – skel

weight out – skelim

nicely (adv) – intestine

nicely (well being) – i stap intestine

west – wes

moist – i gat wara, moist

moist season – taim bilong ren

wharf – bris

what – wanem

what are you doing? – yu mekim wanem?
what for? – bilong wanem?

wheel (with tyre on) – wil , taia

when – wataim or wanem taim

the place – we, westap

which – wanem

white – wait, waitpela

white man, European – waitman

who – usat

whore – pamuk meri

whose – bilong usat

why – bilong wanem, wasmara, watpo

large – brait

spouse – meri

wild – wel, welpela, wail, wailpela

wild black palm – wel limbum
wild pig – wel pik
wild sugarcane – tiktik

will – bai

win – winim

wind – win

windscreen – winskrin

windscreen wipers – waipa

window – windua

wind up a window – wokim glas i’m going antap

windpipe – mambu bilong nek

wine – wain

wing – han bilong pisin

wink – pasim ai

wi-fi – wailis

smart – i save tumas

witchcraft – sanguma

with – wantaim

withdraw – autim

with out – i no gat

girl – meri

girl, spouse (European) – misis

marvel – tingim . . .

great – nais tumas

wooden (timber) – diwai

wool – gras bilong sipsip

phrase – tok

work, job – wok

workday – de bilong wok

employee, workman – wokman

work for board and hold – wok kaikai
work laborious – hatwok

workshop – woksop

world – graun

worn out – bakarap

fear, worries – wari

worse – moa nogut

worship (God) – lotuim, beten

worst – nambawan nogut

price – kastim

wound – sua

wound heals – sua i drai

wreck – spoilim

write – raitim

improper – kranki

improper, offend – rongim

yam – mami, yam

12 months – yia

12 months (of age) – krismas

yeast – yis

yellow – yelo, yelopela

sure – ya, sure

yesterday – asde

but – but

you – yu, yupela

you (two) – yutupela
you (three) – yumitupela
you and I – yumitupela

younger – yangpela

your – bilong yu

zero – siro, nating, not


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