dokta

English: ‘doctor’.

See original Mihalic entry. See List discussion. .

Noun forms

  1. a doctor, any apparently qualified medical staff
    namba wan dokta the senior medical official at any medical establish of Health Department; by extension the Secretary for Health
    liklik dokta a medical assistant, a paramedic, a Nurse Aide
    smol dokta a medical assistant, a paramedic, a Nurse Aide

Noun combination forms

  1. Fish: dokta pis a black-and-white stripey fish, about 12cm long, found on the reef near where people throw food scraps (west coast Central New Ireland); an introduced species of fish that eats mosquito larvae and likes to nibble on people’s sores when they stand still in the water. A candidate for this fish is the Crescent Grunter, Terpon jarbua, Allen & Swainston 1992, p. 140.


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