manki

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English: ‘monkey’.

Introduced by Malay traders.

  1. a boy, an uninitiated boy, a schoolboy

  1. an errand boy, a personal servant
    mankimasta = a personal servant, chief houseboy
    mi no manki bilong yu = I am not your slave, your errand boy

  1. Note the irregular meaning of:
    em i manki bilong em = he is someone's passive homosexual partner


Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]