makim

1. to mark something, to sketch

  • makim diwai long katim to mark a tree for cutting
  • makim fiva (mark fever) to take one’s temperature

2. to appoint, to allocate, to vote for, to select, to promise in marriage

  • makim de (mark day) to set a day, to appoint a day
  • makim kos (mark course) to set course for a ship
  • makim man long wok (mark man (prep) work) to assign a man to a task
  • makim nupela memba vote for a new member

3. to point at, to aim

  • makim long pinga (mark (prep) finger) to point a finger, to point at

4. to imitate, to mock

  • makim gutpela pasin lo imitate good habits

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.