English: ‘black fox’.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Fauna: the flying fox, the fruit bat
    em i slip blakbokis he sleeps on his back; he sleeps upside down
    liklik blakbokis a small bat

  1. Everyday item: sometimes used for a black umbrella

  1. Ethnic identifier: person from Madang, on account of the thousands of fruit bats that live in the town

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