man (Tok Pisin)

1. man, husband, person, people (used in combination with many other words)

  • bisnis man a businessman
  • Em i rait man stret.
    He is a very good man.
  • Hamas man i stap?
    How many people are here?
  • Hari em pikinini man.
    Hari is a baby boy.
  • No gat man i stap.
    There is no one here.
  • Mipela pikinini bilong man tu ya.
    We are human beings too.

(name for different kinds of people)

  • lesmanĀ a lazy person
  • man bilong ailans a person from the islands area
  • man bilong bikhet a person who plays up
  • man bilong Hailans a Highlands person
  • man bilong nambis a coastal person
  • man bilong pekato a sinner
  • man bilong save (also saveman) a learned person
  • man bilong tanim tok translator
  • man bilong toktok a person who talks a lot
  • man bilong wok a good worker
  • no gat wanpela man nobody
  • sikmanĀ a sick person
  • trabelmanĀ a person who causes trouble

2. male (distinction of sex in humans and animals)

  • hos man stallion
  • pik man male pig or boar
  • pikinini man young boy
  • dok man male dog
  • kakaruk man cock

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