barbed wire (also bobwaia).
See also: Cocoa in Papua New Guinea
fowl, chicken, rooster.
- kakaruk man cock, rooster
- kakaruk meri hen
- Kakaruk meri i wokim haus.
The hen makes a nest.
- Kakaruk i karim kiau.
The hen lays eggs.
See also: Poultry in Papua New Guinea
- ol kain skin kala all kinds of skin colours
- kala musmus crazy person
1. prison, jail, cage
- haus kalabus prison
- wok kalabus prison labour
- kalabusman, kalabusmeri prisoner
- Snek i stap long kalabus bilong en.
The snake is in its cage.
2. to be imprisoned, trapped
- putim long kalabus to put in prison
- Pukpuk em i kalabus pinis.
The crocodile has been trapped.
See also: The Prison System in Papua New Guinea
to imprison, to arrest, to lock up, to confine
- Kalabusim ol bulmakau long banis bilong ol.
Shut the cattle up in their fenced area.
- Dok i gat kalakala long gras bilong en.
The dog has fur with many colours.
to dance, to jump up and down continuously
- Sampela danis long Hailans i save kalakalap.
Some Highlands dances consist of jumping up and down continuously.
1. an earring
2. the long tail feather of a bird
3. the goldlip shell
4. name of a radio broadcasting service
1. to jump, to spring, to leap, to climb into
- Em i kalap long sip.
He jumped onto a ship.
- Kalap i go antap long diwai.
Climb up into the tree.
- kalap kalap olsem bal to bounce
- kalap nogut to be momentarily frightened
- Ol pasindia i laik kalap long bas.
The passengers wanted to jump into the bus.
2. to spread, to increase
- Sik i kalap hariap.
The disease is spreading.
3. to have sexual intercourse
4. kalap kalap to dance