1. meeting, market
- Komiti i holim bung.
The committee is holding a meeting.
- Em i wanpela bikpela bung.
It is a big gathering.
- Jiro i go long bung.
Jiro goes to the market.
- haus bung meeting house
- wok bung community work
- ples bung a marketplace, a meeting place
2. to meet, to gather together
- Ol mama i bung long autim wari.
The mothers are meeting to air their concerns.
- Ol kanaka i bung bilong painim pis.
The natives are are gathering to go fishing.
- Ol i bung long en.
They gathered around him.
- bung toktok discussion
- bung wantaim get together, unite
3. to crowd around
- Planti manmeri i bung long lukim birua.
Many people crowd around to see the accident.
1. to collect or gather something
- Bungim ol kaikai.
Gather all the food.
- Bungim mani.
Get the money together.
- Bungim ol samting bilong yu.
Collect all your things up.
- bungim wantaim vot total vote
2. to meet, to face
- Long dispela taim kantri i bungim hevi.
At this time the country is facing problems.
- Em i bungim wanpela lapun man na em i tok gude long em.
He met an old man and greeted him.
- Bai mi bungim yu long rot.
I’ll meet you on the way.
1. jungle, bush, remote area (see also: bikbus)
- Planti tisa ol i lusim taun na i go wok long bus.
Many teachers leave town and work in the bush.
- Mi lusim naip bilong mi long bus na mi laik painim em.
I lost my knife in the jungle and I want to look for it.
- Spot graun i bus pinis.
The sports ground is overgrown.
See also: Forestry in Papua New Guinea
a wild, uncivilized person (used as an insult).
a bush knife, machete.