posin, poisin

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English: ‘poison’.

  1. black magic, sorcery, a spell, a charm. The English word ‘poison’ is gip.
    man bilong mekim posin = a sorcerer
    mekim posin = to perform black magic, to perform sorcery, to cast a spell on
    posin i kol pinis = a spell has lost its charm

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