amamas, amamasimSource language unclear: any clues?
See first Mihalic entry. See second Mihalic entry.
Mental state: joy, gladness, delight, honour
amamas bilong ol i bikpela moa their delight knows no bounds
Intransitive verb forms
Form of perceiving: to be happy, to be content
ol i amamas i stap they are content
Form of perceiving: to be proud of, in a good sense (as opposed to hambak), praise
em i amamas long gaden bilong em he is proud of his garden
yu amamas long wanem? what are you so happy about?
Mental state: to flirt, to attract attention
Transitive verb forms
to praise, to make a fuss of
pikinini i kam bek long ovasis na ol i amamasim em their son came back from overseas and they made a great fuss of him
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