1. all right, to be well

  • Mekanik mekim ensin i orait gen.
    The mechanic fixed the engine.
  • Mi orait.
    I am well.
  • sindaun i orait a situation that is just adequate, but not very good

2. to be adapted, good for, suitable

  • Sampela hap i orait long planim rais.
    Some places are suitable to plant rice.

3. to agree to, to be willing to

  • tok orait approval

4. so

  • Ol i no painim kaikai, orait ol i go bek long ples.
    They didn’t find food so they went home.

5. at that time

  • orait, wanpela de now, on a certain day… (in story telling ‘once upon a time…’)