to give, offer

  • givim baksait (give backside) to snub
  • Meri i givim baksait long ol.
    The woman turned her back on them (she showed contempt).
  • givim baptais (also baptaisim) to baptise
  • givim bek (give back) to restore
  • givim bel (give belly) to make pregnant, to impregnate, to love
  • givim sem long (give shame) to embarrass
  • givim glas long (give glass) to take one’s temperature
  • givim gol long (give goal) to score a goal
  • givim gude long (give good) to greet someone
  • givim gutpela tok (give good talk) to advise
  • givim maus long (give mouth) to sass
  • givim nating (give nothing) to give for nothing
  • Em i givim nating long mi.
    She gave it to me for nothing (free).
  • givim nem to name
  • givim pen to punish
  • givim promis (also promisim) to promise
  • givim skul (give school) to instruct
  • givim stik long (give stick) to punish
  • givim tok nogut (give talk no good) to use bad language
  • inap long givim to afford, to be able to give
  • Mama i givim kaikai long pikinini.
    The mother gave food to the child.
  • man i save givim ol samting generous man
  • Meri i no bin givim mi wanpela samting.
    The woman didn’t give me anything.
  • Tisa i save givim gutpela toktok long ol sumatin.
    The teacher encourages the students.

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