senisim

1. to change, to swap

  • Em i senisim taia bilong kar bilong em.
    He changed the tyre on his car.
  • Mi salim tok save long mama pinis, tasol ol i senisim tok bilong mi.
    I sent the news to my mother, but they changed the message.

2. to exchange

  • Mipela i senisim siot bilong mipela.
    We exchanged shirts.

3. to barter

  • Em i go long maket na senisim sampela taro bilong em long pis.
    He went to the market and bartered some of his taro for a fish.

See also: Exchange Systems in Papua New Guinea

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