for

preposition

1. long

  • a present for Budai wanpela presen long Budai
  • I am sorry for you.
    Mi sori long yu.

2. (time expressions) inap

  • I was sick for three years.
    Mi sik inap tripela yia.

3. (purpose) bilong, olsem na

  • for that reason bilong dispela
  • water for a bath wara bilong waswas

4. for if na sapos

  • For if people go to that place, they will be sick.
    Na sapos ol manmeri i save go long dispela hap, ol bai sik.

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