nek, nekimEnglish: neck.
See original Mihalic entry.
Physiology: neck, throat
nek i drai to be thirsty
nek i pas to have something stuck in the throat
nek i pen to have a sore throat
gutpela nek a good voice
nek bilong ol man i daunbilo mens voices are low pitched
nek bilong meri i antap wonmens voices are high pitched
nek i pas to be hoarse
tune of a song
save nek bilong singsing to know the tune of a song
statement, opinion, point of view
nek bilong ol i wankain they all expressed the same opinion
mi troimwe nek tasol Im just putting a point of view
narapela nek i olsem ... another opinion is this ...
Noun combination forms
Bird: longpela nek an egret, a heron, a crane
Transitive verb forms
to cut the head off (usually figurative)
mi bai nekim em! Ill knock his block off!
meri i nekim kakuruk the woman cut off the chickens head
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