English: ‘Public Motor Vehicle’.

In general, there are two types of PMV: light buses with 12, 15 or 20+ seats, and PMV trucks like the Toyota Dyna or Mitsubishi Canter converted to carry passengers with the addition of bench seats in the tray.


Noun forms

  1. a vehicle licensed to carry passengers, a bus
    PMV draiva a bus driver
    boskru bilong PMV the driver’s off-sider who collects the fares

Noun combination forms

  1. PMV trak light truck with bench seats added for carrying passengers

Verb phrase forms

  1. baim PMV pay a bus fare
    mi baim PMV na kam I paid the fare and came by bus

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