call

  • noun singaut, krai, kolim, kolim long
  • a bird’s call singaut bilong pisin, krai bilong pisin
  • verb

1. singaut, singautim, krai

  • to call the doctor singaut long dokta i kam, singautim dokta
  • They called the police.
    Ol i singaut long polis, ol i singautim ol polis.
  • The baby is calling for her mother.
    Pikinini i singaut long mama bilong em.
  • He called like a bird.
    Em i krai olsem pisin.
  • to call for singautim, singaut long
  • Call everyone!
    Singautim olgeta!

2. (to name something)

  • This is called a cabbage.
    Dispela samting ol i kolim kabis.

3. what is this called? Wanem nem bilong dispela samting?

4. to call a child a name putim nem long pikinini

calm

  • adjective

1. stret, klin, slip, i no kirap

  • The ocean is calm.
    Solwara i stret olgeta, solwara i klin, solwara i slip, solwara i no kirap.

2. isi, bel isi

  • The children are calm.
    Ol pikinini i stan isi.
  • verb mekim bel isi
  • to calm down mekim bel isi, mekim stret
  • The sea’s calmed down a bit.
    Solwara i stap stret liklik nau.