book.gif (252 bytes) This is an entry in Mihalic 1971

  1. a pin, a safety pin, a buckle
    pasim long pin = to pin something

  1. a wooden peg, also called a nil diwai
    pin bilong nus = nasal decoration worn through the pierced septum of the nose; can be a stick of wood, piece of bone or shell

  1. an oarlock
    dingi i no gat pin bilong en = the dinghy has no oarlocks

  1. a hinge
    ol pin bilong dua i krai = the hinges are squeaking

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