1. to call, to tell, to announce, to name

  • kolim posin (call poison) to counteract a spell
  • kolim ol mandato (call all commandment) to recite the commandment
  • Dispela samting mipela kolim tapiok.
    We call this tapioca.
  • Kolim nem bilong yu.
    Tell me your name.
  • Ol i kolim nem bilong em Tau.
    He was named Tau.

2. to pacify

  • kolim bel (call belly) make someone become less angry, to make peace, to pacify someone

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