aigris

1. flirt, envy, desire, to look longingly at (see also mangalim)

  • Yu no ken aigris long kaikai bilong mi.
    Do not envy my food.
  • Ol meri i aigris long dispela man.
    The girls give this fellow the glad eye.
  • Baundo wantaim pikinini i go sindaun arere long haus bilong Loime na aigris long kaikai i stap.
    Baundo and his children sat down outside Loime’s house and looked hungrily at the food.
  • Ol manki go long maket na aigris long ol resa meri.
    The boys went to the market and flirted with the fashion girls there.

2. (Place nameAigris Maket a very small roadside market on the Bulolo-Aseki road near Pararoa Primary School, Watut Council area, Morobe Province, so-named because Watut girls are not meant to flirt at all.

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