nek

1. neck, throat

  • nek i drai to be thirsty
  • nek i pen to have a sore throat
  • nek i pas to have something caught in one’s throat
  • pasim nek! shut up! (also pasim maus! sarap!)

2. voice, tune

  • Mi harim nek bilong em.
    I heard her voice.
  • Nek bilong em i go antap.
    His voice is high.
  • gutpela nek good voice
  • save nek bilong singsing to know the tune

3. accent

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