1. to line up, to put something in line

  • Lainim ol buk.
    Line up the books.

2. to put in order, to arrange, to get ready

  • lainim plet (line plate) to set the table
  • Lainim ol samting bilong wok.
    Get the tools ready.

3. to learn something, to study something

  • lainim pasin bilong skul become accustomed to school ways
  • Yu lainim wanem samting long skul?
    What are you learning in school?

4. to teach someone something

  • lainim hos (line horse) to train a horse
  • Lainim ol meri long rit.
    Teach the women to read.

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