resis

1. a race

  • Kam yumi go lukim ol hos resis.
    Let’s go to the horse races.

2. a competition, contest

  • Ol i bin mekim wanpela singsing resis long skul.
    They had a traditional dancing competition at the school.

3. to race or compete

  • resis long toktok (race (prep) talk) to debate
  • Olgeta taim tupela i save resis long wok.
    The two of them always compete at work.

See also: Race Relations in Papua New Guinea

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