kukim

1. to cook or bake something

  • kukim bret (cook bread) to bake bread
  • kukim kanu (cook canoe) to char a new canoe
  • kukim kek bake a cake
  • kukim long aven o paia bake
  • kukim long stov to cook on the stove
  • kukim long paia (cook (prep) fire) to roast something
  • kukim paura (cook powder) to set off firecrackers
  • kukim sospen (cook saucepan) to bake earthenware
  • kukim nus prolonged nose rubbing as a Highlands way of courting
  • marasin i save kukim skinĀ  acid
  • Sampela taim em i save kuk.
    Sometimes he does the cooking.
  • Olgeta i save kukim kaukau.
    Everyone knows how to cook sweet potato.

2. to burn up or destroy by fire

  • Long Makam ol i save kukim kunai.
    In Markham they like to burn the grass.
  • Paia i kukim skul pinis.
    The fire burnt down the school.

3. to heat

  • San i kukim mi.
    The sun burned me.

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