1. however, but
- Mi laik kam, tasol em i hat.
I want to come, but there are difficulties.
- Mi laikim Lois, tasol em marit.
I love Lois, but she is married.
2. only, alone, merely, nothing else, just
- Kisim liklik tasol i kam.
Bring just a little.
- Mi tasol.
It’s only me.
- Em i kaikai kaukau tasol.
He/She is eating only sweet potato.
- Em tasol.
That’s it, nothing else, the end.
- Mi kam bilong lukim ples tasol.
I’m just coming to have a look at the village.