Suggested source is Fijian - more details?

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. a debt, a loan
    em i gat dinau he is in debt
    stretim dinau to settle accounts

  1. Warfare, fighting: an unsettled score, an unavenged death
    ol i no inap sindaun gut, dinau i stap they cannot settle down properly, there is an unavenged death

Intransitive verb forms

  1. to borrow money, food etc that will be returned later
    mi laik dinau long yu I want to borrow off you
    no ken dinau no credit given
    i no gat dinau no credit given

Verb phrase forms

  1. kisim dinau to take a loan, to buy something on the slate
    mi laik kisim dinau I want to pay later

Revising the Mihalic Project, 26 Jan 2005 [Home]