dai, indai

1. faint, unconscious, die

  • em i dai.
    he has fainted, he is unconscious.
  • em i dai pinis.
    he is dead.
  • em i laik dai.
    he is about to die or very sick.
  • han bilong mi i dai.
    my hand is numb.
  • yu ken dai long smok.
    you can die from smoking.

2. to stop, to cease, to end, to be ended

  • dispela pasin i dai pinis.
    this kind of custom has ended.
  • ensin i dai.
    the engine stopped.
  • klok i dai pinis.
    the clock has stopped.
  • mekim dai lait to put out the light
  • mun i dai pinis.
    the month has ended.
  • samting bilong mekim dai man deadly thing
  • tok i dai.
    the matter is settled.

3. to long for, desire

  • mi dai long wara.
    I am very thirsty.


1. down

  • em i kam daun.
    it came down.
  • kisim i kam daun wantaim yu.
    bring it down with you.
  • yu go daun.
    you get off (the vehicle).

2. deep, low

  • i no daun shallow
  • solwara i daun.
    the sea is deep.
  • ples daun valley
  • Wagi em i ples daun long Hailans.
    Wahgi Valley is a valley in the Highlands.

3. steep

  • rot i go daun tumas a very steep road

4. low

  • haus i daun.
    the house is low.