1. to roll
- Wanpela draipela ston i tantanim i kam daun long maunten na bagarapim gaden.
A huge stone came rolling down the mountain and wrecked the garden.
2. to turn round and round, to revolve (see tanim)
- Taim mi stap long sip, bel bilong mi i tantanim.
I get seasick when I travel by ship.
- Bel bilong yu i tantanim?
Are you nauseated?