yis, yisimEnglish: yeast.
The usage yis = homebrew dates from around 1997 along the Papuan coast around Port Moresby. It consists only of water, sugar and baking yeast and is fermented in a plastic drum.
See first Mihalic entry. See second Mihalic entry.
Food preparation: baking yeast
go baim yis, papa laik wokim skon go and buy some yeast, father wants to bake scones
type of home brewed alcohol (where yeast is an ingredient) ® JJ, stim
em i spak long yis na kilim narapela he was drunk on yis and killed somebody
Transitive verb forms
to raise with yeast, to put yeast in, to leaven
yisim plaua to mix yeast into flour
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