pawa

English: ‘power’.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Physical world: might, strength

  1. Everyday item: power, electricity
    pawa i aut the electricity is off

  1. Supernatural world: sorcery, ‘black magic’. blak pawa, kawawar, poisen, puripuri, sanguma
    em i wokim wanpela pawa, na man i dai he performed black magic, and the man died

Verb phrase forms

  1. House construction: joinim pawa to connect electricity
    em i wokim haus pinis, na Elcom i bin joinim pawa he completed his house, and Elcom connected the electricity


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