1. a helper, help, aid
- helpim blut (help blood) to donate blood for a transfusion
- Mi laikim helpim.
I need help.
- Em i luksave long helpim ol Australia i givim.
He acknowledges the aid Australia gives.
2. to take someone’s place
- Tisa i gat sik, mi kam (bilong) helpim em.
The teacher is sick, and so I have come to take his place.
3. to help someone (also halivim)
- Em laik givim helpim long ol.
He wanted to help them.
- Em save helpim lapun man
He knows how to help the old man.