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

English: ‘shake hands’.

  1. to shake hands, to make peace, to say goodbye
    mi kam sekan long yu = I have come to say goodbye
    mi stap wantaim meri na mitupela i no (kisim) sekan yet = I am livng with a girl to whom I am not yet married
    sekan long haus lotu = to get married in church
    tok i dai, tupela i sekan pinis = the quarrel is over, the two have made peace

  1. handshake, peace making
    mekim sekan = to make peace again

Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]