1. poor, miserable, unfortunate
- Mi sori long ol tarangu lain.
I feel sorry for the poor.
2. alas, oh dear (an exclamation of pity or grief)
- O tarangu! meri bilong em i dai pinis.
Alas, his wife has died.
- Ol tarangu lain bilong lrian i kam i stap long ls Arwin.
Refugees from Irian have settled in East Arwin.
4. a beggar
- Yu tarangu stret!
You’re a real beggar!