baga

guy, fellow

  • Baga ya i no save pret long ol raskol.
    This fellow is not afraid of the criminals.
  • Ol manmeri bilong ples i save laikim tru dispela man. Bikos baga ya i wanpela man bilong wok tru.
    Everybody in the village likes him; It’s because the guy is a really hard worker.

bagarap

1. damaged, spoiled, ruined, broken

  • bagarap olgeta to be completely wrecked, to be demolished
  • Balus i bagarap.
    The plane is wrecked, the plane crashed.
  • Kanu i bagarap.
    The canoe is damaged.
  • Kaikai i bagarap.
    The food is spoiled.
  • Balus i no orait tumas, em i bagarap liklik.
    The plane is not good, it has some damage.
  • Rais i no gutpela, em i bagarap olgeta.
    The rice isn’t any good, it’s spoiled.

2. to be badly hurt or injured

  • kisim bagarap long birua hurt by an accident
  • Lek bilong em i bagarap.
    His leg is badly hurt.
  • Planti manmeri i bin kisim bagarap.
    Many people were badly hurt.

3. not working properly

  • Ka i bagarap.
    The car isn’t working.
  • Masin i bagarap.
    The machine is out of order.

4. very tired, feeling sick

  • Mi bagarap tru long kus.
    I am feeling sick from a cough.
  • Mi bagarap pinis.
    I am very tired; I am sick; I am done for.

bagarapim

1. to damage or hurt something badly

  • bagarapim olgeta to ruin completely, demolish
  • Strongpela win na ren i bin bagarapim ples.
    Strong winds and rain damaged the village.
  • Wanem taim yu bagarapim lek bilong yu?
    When did you injure your leg?
  • Pik i bagarapim gaden.
    The pig ruined the garden.

2. rape

  • Em i bagarapim meri na nau meri ya i gat bel.
    He raped the woman and now she is pregnant.

3. bagarapim marit adultery

bai

(also baimbai, bambai)

1. will, shall

  • Mi no go tude, bai mi go tumora.
    I’m not going today, I’ll go tomorrow.
  • Bambai yumi mekim wanem samting?
    What will we do?
  • Mi bai kam, mi wetim susa.
    I will come, I’m waiting for my sister.
  • Spot woksop bai kamap.
    A sports workshop will be held.
  • Wok bilong em bai helpim gut ol pipel.
    His work will really help people.

2. to show certainty

  • Bambai mi painim.
    I am sure to find it.

baim

1. to buy

  • baim bek redeem
  • baim blut payback
  • Man i bin baim pinis ol masin.
    The man has bought all the machines.
  • Man i go long maket bilong baim kaikai.
    A man is going to the market to buy food.
  • Pikinini i go long stua bilong baim rais.
    The child is going to the store to buy rice.

2. to pay

  • Man i gat mani long baim balus.
    The man has money to pay for his plane ticket.
  • baim meri pay bride price
  • baim kot pay a fine