1. prison, jail, cage
- haus kalabus prison
- wok kalabus prison labour
- kalabusman, kalabusmeri prisoner
- Snek i stap long kalabus bilong en.
The snake is in its cage.
2. to be imprisoned, trapped
- putim long kalabus to put in prison
- Pukpuk em i kalabus pinis.
The crocodile has been trapped.
See also: The Prison System in Papua New Guinea