English: ‘soldier’.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Kind of person: a soldier ami

  1. Kind of person: a henchman, a ‘foot soldier’
    bos man i kam wantaim ol soldia bilong em the big cheese arrived with all his henchmen (i.e. he didn’t come alone and unarmed)
    ol birua i kirapim pait, ol soldia bilong yumi i stap if the enemy starts anything, our boys are here (= they are ready to become ‘soldiers’ if fighting breaks out)

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