sis

English: ‘cheese’.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. cheese
    sis bilong meme goat’s milk cheese

  1. Tree crops and fruits: the processed fruit of Pangium edule, detoxified by a lengthy process of immersion in a soaking pit, so-called because of its whitish colour and cheese-like consistency (this process is known only in some New Guinea mainland areas e.g. Watut and Aseki areas, Morobe Province) bata
    ol i save planim tangket long ples we ol wokim sis; nupela lip i kamap, sis i redi they plant Cordyline by a Pangium soaking pit; in the time new leaves take to appear, the process is complete


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