Bamboo (species of Bambusa).
See original Mihalic entry.
Bamboos growing in Western Highlands.
bamboo, the bamboo tree or plant
a bamboo flute (i) for recreational music (ii) for ceremonial use
winim mambu (i) to play a flute (ii) to play pairs of ceremonial flutes
a pipe, a tube (now replaced by paip in most contexts)
mambu bilong bensin the fuel line on an engine
mambu bilong blut a vein, an artery
mambu bilng masket the barrel of a gun
mambu bilong nek the windpipe, the gullet
mambu bilong wara a water pipe
Noun combination forms
Culture: mambu tamberan special bamboo flutes or trumpets played in rituals
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