singaut

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English: ‘sing out’.

  1. a call, a cry, a sound, an invitation
    singaut bilong belo = the ringing of a bell, the peal of a bell
    singaut bilong dok = the barking of a dog
    singaut bilong solwara = the breaking of the waves

  1. to call, call for, to make a noise, to demand, invite
    sapos mi paitim kundu, em i singaut = If I hit a tomtom, it makes a noise
    pikinini i singaut long mama = the baby is calling for its mother
    singaut long bikpela pe = to demand high wages
    singaut bai ol i kam long pati = to invite them to the feast/party


Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]