waitlewa

Tok Pisin: wait + lewa.

The term lewa (lit: ‘liver’) is used somewhat indiscriminatorily for various inner organs, including the heart, spleen, liver and kidneys; waitlewa, however, is reserved for the lungs only.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. the lung lewa


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