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

English: ‘change’.

  1. an exchange
    em i senis bilong mi = she is my exchange (in marriage).

    Usually a brother and a sister are given in marriage to a brother and sister. Thus a brother and sister become each other’s exchange.

  1. to change
    mi senis wantaim (long) em = I changed with him

  1. to be sprung
    tupela hap bilong sisis i senis = the two blades of the scissors are sprung

Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]