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  1. a wire, a cable
    waia bras = a copper wire
    waia i gat huk = barbed wire; also: waia i gat nil
    waia bilong ti = strainer
    waia bilong tanim plaua = a sieve
    waia karamap = insulated wire

  1. a spear with wire prongs
    sutim pis long waia = to spear fish with a wire-pronged spear

Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]