1. really! (an exclamation added at the end of a sentence)
- kaikai i swit ya!
the food is delicious!
2. that (also dispela)
- mi go lukim man long hap. Man ya i no laik toktok wantaim mi.
I went to see the man over there. That man didn’t want to talk with me.
- mi go painim yam long maket.
I am going to look for yams in the market.
See also: Yam in Papua New Guinea
young, youth; em i yangpela yet she is still young.
ear (also ia); yau bilong mi i pen na mi no inap harim gut I have an earache and I cannot hear well.
deaf; em i no inap harim yu, em i yaupas he cannot hear you, he is deaf.
yellow; ol yelopela tasol i mau only the yellow ones are ripe.
yes; yes, mi kaikai pinis yes, I have eaten; moning. Yes moning tru good morning, and a very good morning to you, too.