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