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

English: ‘tide’.

  1. flood tide, current
    bikpela tait; draipela tait = a bad flood
    diwai i swim long tait = the tree is floating in the current
    i gat tait long baret = the stream is swollen, is in flood, is high
    lus long tait = to be drowned in a flood; to be carried away in a flood or current
    tait i pulim kanu = the current pulled the canoe

Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]