raiskotEnglish: riot squad.
A new addition to the language from the late 1970s. The Riot Squad is now familiar to Papua New Guineans in many places: Liklik tem tasol nau, wet liklik. Raiscot kam now bai ronim ol pastain. Yumi bai go. It wont be long, just wait a little. The Mobile Squads coming. Theyll chase them and well all go through. (Fowke 1995:243).
(No Mihalic entry)
Riot Squad firing tear gas at Kami, Western Highlands Province 1981.
Kind of person: the police Riot Squad or Mobile Squad, a member of this ® polis2
tupela birua i kirapim pait, na bihain liklik raiskot i ranim ol i go the two tribes started fighting, then the Riot Squad arrived and chased them all off
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