to give, offer
- givim baksait (give backside) to snub
- Meri i givim baksait long ol.
The woman turned her back on them (she showed contempt).
- givim baptais (also baptaisim) to baptise
- givim bek (give back) to restore
- givim bel (give belly) to make pregnant, to impregnate, to love
- givim sem long (give shame) to embarrass
- givim glas long (give glass) to take one’s temperature
- givim gol long (give goal) to score a goal
- givim gude long (give good) to greet someone
- givim gutpela tok (give good talk) to advise
- givim maus long (give mouth) to sass
- givim nating (give nothing) to give for nothing
- Em i givim nating long mi.
She gave it to me for nothing (free).
- givim nem to name
- givim pen to punish
- givim promis (also promisim) to promise
- givim skul (give school) to instruct
- givim stik long (give stick) to punish
- givim tok nogut (give talk no good) to use bad language
- inap long givim to afford, to be able to give
- Mama i givim kaikai long pikinini.
The mother gave food to the child.
- man i save givim ol samting generous man
- Meri i no bin givim mi wanpela samting.
The woman didn’t give me anything.
- Tisa i save givim gutpela toktok long ol sumatin.
The teacher encourages the students.