winis, winisim

English: ‘winch’.

See first Mihalic entry. See second Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Tools, machines, instruments: a winch

  1. 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

  1. Tools, machines, instruments: to raise something with a winch
    winisim bek kopra to winch a bag of copra

  1. Sport, games, pastimes: to kick a soccer ball high into the air
    winisim bal to do a high kick

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