English: ‘umbrella’.

Mihalic includes ‘parachute’ as a meaning. This would only be used as a humorous idiom today.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Everyday item: umbrella
    ren i no inap wasim yu, mi bai givim ambrela you will not get wet, I’ll give you an umbrella

  1. Botany: the Hoop Pine, Araucaria cunninghamii, from the appearance from a distance of the limbs which, as the English name suggests, grow in ‘hoops’ like flat umbrellas plang

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