to get, to take, to obtain, to receive, to accept
- kisim bek retrieve
- kisim bel (catch belly) to conceive
- kisim birua have an accident
- kisim dinau (catch debt) to borrow (something)
- kisim kanda, kisim stik to get a beating; to take the life
- kisim kus (catch cough) to catch a cold
- kisim mani (catch money) to get money
- Mi go bilong kisim mani long beng.
I’m going to get money from the bank.
- kisim namba (catch number) to receive an appointment or position of authority
- kisim nating (catch nothing) to get something free
- kisim nil (catch nail) to get an injection
- kisim piksa (catch picture) to take a picture
- kisim ring (catch ring) to get married
- kisim stik (catch stick) to get punished
- kisim taim stret waiting a long time or (figuratively) to suffer
- kisim tanget (catch a victory leaf) to get an invitation
- kisim tok (catch talk) to understand what is said
- kisim tok orait (catch talk all right) to get approval
- kisim win (catch wind) to get one’s breath / to take a rest
- Ol manmeri i wok long kisim taim i stap.
The people are suffering.
- Papua Niugini i kisim indipendens long 1975.
Papua New Guinea got independence in 1975.
- Pikinini i no bin kisim planti gutpela kaikai.
The child is not getting enough good food.
- Wanem bas yu laik kisim?
Which bus do you want to catch?