wilwil, wilwilimThere is a query about this entry.
The web site http://www.hanaleihaven.com/lingo.htm lists wilwil as Hawaiian Pidgin English. Is this for real? Most of the other entries look like Tok Pisin.
See first Mihalic entry. See second Mihalic entry.
Obsolete: a bicycle: this term has given way to baisikel ® baisikel
Obsolete: a grinder, mincing machine or coffee mill turned with a hand wheel: few such items (formerly made, for example, by Bentalls as turnip shredders and the like) are now extant ® kopi masin
Intransitive verb forms
to go flying, to literally or figuratively do cartwheels or somersaults
draiva bilong trak i no lukim ol, na kar bilong ol wilwil i go the driver of the truck didnt see them and their car went somersaulting away
Transitive verb forms
to grind up or mash something in a mincer or mill that has a hand wheel
wilwilim mit to mince up meat
wilwilim taro to mash taro in a mincing machine
to knock flying, to give another team a thrashing in sport
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