winis, winisimEnglish: winch.
See first Mihalic entry. See second Mihalic entry.
Tools, machines, instruments: a winch
Tools, machines, instruments: flying-fox, notably the aerial ropeway between the Upper Ridges and Golden Peaks gold mines operated by New Guinea Goldfields at Wau during the 1950s
papa bilong mi i pes Niugini man long wok long winis my father was the first New Guinean to work on the flying-fox
Transitive verb forms
Tools, machines, instruments: to raise something with a winch
winisim bek kopra to winch a bag of copra
Sport, games, pastimes: to kick a soccer ball high into the air
winisim bal to do a high kick
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