1. to weigh something
- skelim bek kopi weigh the bag of coffee
2. to dish out, to portion out
- skelim marasin drug dose
- skelim kaikai (scale food) to give rations
- Mama i skelim kaikai i go long olgeta pikinini bilong em.
The mother dished out the food for her children.
3. to assess
4. to pace oneself
- Taim mi sik, mi mas skelim mi yet, nogut mi bagarap, laka?
When I’m sick, I have to pace myself, so I don’t overdo it, right?