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amut-áitransitive verb1Englishbreak in twocause to be broken7.9Break, wear outbreaking2Surhul pasi; tamut pasi singinEnglishbuyA sirai singing á kar minái ái memba tungu i Bung Tul, má iak amutái singin mai K2000.The member sold to me this vehicle previously on Wednesday, and I bought it from him with K2000.mut1talka amutái; tamutái
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baur kus-itransitive serial verbEnglishbreak in twobreak severIau baur kusi táit án karkarus min ák ru on.I broke this scraper it's in two (pieces).sagul kusibauri; kusi17.9Break, wear outbreaking
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baur-itransitive verbEnglishbreakTok Pisinburukim tupela hapIt is appropriate to use this word for things like tree branches, limbs of the body, or other fairly strong things.Ái koko a sung pasi kak is ngo na him mai, ki áng kipi ák han bauri ami bos i pákánbung a tártár káián.Uncle asked for my knife that/so he could work with it, so then he took it and went and broke it up in the bush when he was doing his chopping.piskusibaur kusi7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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báh pur-itransitive serial verbSuraposoiEnglishbreak; shattercrack splitThis is to break something into many pieces, often in a violent or forceful way.I pákánbung a sosih tilami pungpung ái Moses má ák mákái ngo matananu Israel di lotu uri narsán bulumákau, ki ák báh puri hat er ái Káláu a le i sángul á arardos on, má hat er ák pos sara uri mát di.When Moses came down from up on the mountain and he saw that the Israel people were worshipping a cow/calf, then he shattered that stone God wrote the ten commandments on, and that stone broke and scattered in their eyes (i.e. in front of them).báhái7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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bángintransitive verbSurpos tartarEnglishsplit; crackedThis includes the ground opening up or cracking during an earthquake.Tuang, kinleh gaur tari singing a báng. Má pákánbung iau toroi dan ur on ki ák sal á dan tili kuir er a báng.Brother, the cup you two gave to me is cracked. And when I poured water into it the water flowed/ran out from that part/place where it is cracked.pos tartarbáng i arasa7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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kotam / kotmisyncopated verbSurbaur pasi kopkobonEnglishbreak off new growthKalik, ngo una han urami bos ki ngo una mákái lengleng imi kábáir, ki una tu baur pasi tan kopkobon sár má unang kipi ur main i malar. Una tu kotmi sár suri nák bali lun kaleng namur.Child, when you go up to the bush and you see lengleng (greens type) along the fence, then you should break off just the new growth and bring them to here in the village. You should just break off the new growth so it will again grow returning later.7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pakta pur-itransitive serial verbSuraposoi; lápkai ák posEnglishsmash; split openslap splitTe á kálámul ngo di togor mai kándi wák mák lu lala mos i bál di, ki di lu kipi tan kinleh ngo tan les er di longoi mai simen má dik lu lápkai uri hat ngo uri bim mák lu pos. Di lu pakta puri tan táit ngorer suri arahi kandi bál mos uri kándi wák.Some men when they are angry with their wives and their stomachs are very angry, then they take the cups or those dishes they make with cement/clay and they throw them on to a rock or on to the ground and they break. They smash things like that to finish their angry stomachs at their wives.paktai7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pásang pas-itransitive serial verbSurlus pasi (wán hun)Englishpick off; break offunhook getThis is only used of bananas.pásang/pásngi6.2.1Growing crops7.9Break, wear outbreaking; garden
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piskus-itransitive verbEnglishbreakTok Pisinburukimbauri7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pit-áitransitive verbSurpuári kubau uri ol kámnahEnglishslap; splitThis is the action of slapping or hitting something on another surface or of splitting wood for making a fire. This can be done by slamming a length of wood against something else to break it. More recently this word is used of chopping with an axe. This term is also used of something strong or tough that breaks off a piece of one's tooth.Ngo di paktai kubau i táit mák ru i sepen on, ki di lu parai ngo di pitái kubau uri ioh ngo tutun.When they beat wood on a thing and it becomes/results in two slivers/fragments, then they say that they split wood for mumuing or cooking.paktai; pánsai7.8.3Cut7.9Break, wear outbreaking; cutting
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porbo pala-itransitive serial verbEnglishremove by breaking into many piecesshatter removeTekesá bung sang ina porbo palai á hat er i katbán sál di lu bal tutkum on á tan kálámul. Ina porbo palai mai kak palngat.Another day I will break up and remove that rock there in the middle of the road that people are always stumbling over. I will break it up and remove it with my axe.porboi7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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porbo-itransitive verbSurbáh puriEnglishbreak into many pieces; shatterWáin botol iamuda iau bás porboi mai hat mák pos sara.That empty bottle back there I pounded it with a rock breaking it into many pieces and it broke and scattered all over.porbo palai7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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posintransitive verbEnglishsplit; broken; shatteredTok PisinburukThis implies there is nothing useable left. See the cross references and the following entries for some examples of this word used in idioms, phrases and serial verb constructions.puhlul posposonaposoi7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pos saraintransitive serial verbEnglishshatter; break into many piecesbreak all oversara27.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pos sararapos sarsaraintransitive serial verbEnglishshatter; break into many piecesbreak all over the placeWhile this term is basically equivalent to pos_sara, it often implies a more severe shattering, so more pieces or over a wider area.7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pos tartartartar2intransitive verbSurbángEnglishslightly crackedThis term implies cracked but not yet leaking, as a cup that has developed cracks in its finish but not enough to allow liquid to seep through yet.báng7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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puhintransitive verbEnglishbrokenTok PisinburukThis may imply having broken off part of something with part of the original still left.pospuhpuh7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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puk-i2transitive verbSurtaráp sarai; long sarai (pákán kubau tili ioh)Englishtake apartThis is appropriate for tearing down a house or taking apart a mumu by removing the leaves from on top. The wind does this when destroying a house.Latiu gama be pán ki gamák puki putun rum munang uradi bim má gamák osoi.Tomorrow when you awaken then you should take apart that old house down there down to the ground and burn it off.Kalilik di puki kándi ioh pasi bor er di bái on nabung.The guys took apart their mumu getting that pig they left cooking since yesterday.suhielpukrai; tapuki7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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pur-itransitive verbEnglishsplitThis occurs as the final member of a serial verb construction where the preceding member or members describe the manner of splitting.puáripara puri mátánsing puri kalatbáh puri; pakta puri; so puri; som puri; ting puri; tok puri7.8.3Cut7.9Break, wear outbreaking; cutting
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ruska-itransitive verbSurlus palai; long palai tili tetenEnglishpush to break offPeople and birds do this with the fruits of coconut, breadfruit and tawan, pushing down on the fruits or the branches to force them to fall.rus27.9Break, wear outbreaking
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sagul / sangláitransitive verb, irregularSursapki; tolaiEnglishgrabTilik bát nabung a sagul palai rákán tawan mai tan wán mák pur uradi bim.The big storm yesterday grabbed (broke) off the tawan branch with its fruit and it fell down to the ground.Bor imunang a lala rakrakai taladeng. Tungu iau sanglái keken ki ák talka rára iau tangrai bim pasi iak arsok palai.That pig down there is extremely strong. Previously I grabbed its leg and it pulled and dragged me along the ground so I let go of it.sagul manmanirsagul kusi7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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sagul kus-itransitive serial verbSurbaur kusi mai limánEnglishbreak off with the handgrab severThis might be done to a stalk of greens once the leaves have been picked.Kak bilu iau otoi ngo na dol, mái sár tan kalilik di gawi suri ngo da belwai pákán ki dik sagul kusi iatung i katbán pasi ák tu kuir má kak bilu.My bilu (greens type) I cultivated so it would be tall, however the kids went to bend it over to pick the leaves and they broke it off there in the middle resulting in my bilu was just short.baur kusikusi1; sagul/sanglái7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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sakip / sapkisyncopated verbSurlong pasi pákán tili poktuán; long palai pákánEnglishpick; pull apartSapki is appropriate for picking leaves off a tree, while lusi refers to picking the fruit.Tan wák di han tilanang i poron bu má dik long pasi tan pákán bu tili poktuán. Di sakip pákán bu uri dur tapiok.The women came from down at the betel nut grove and/where they took betel nut leaves from the stalk. They pulled off betel nut leaves for wrapping cassava.Ái nana a long palai tan pákán lamas tili pagal uri kán ol kámnah. A sapki tan pákán lamas ngorer suri nák marán ki nák duti uri ol kámnah.Mom was removing coconut leaves from the stalk for her fire-lighting. She pulled off the coconut leaves like that so there would be many then she would wrap/bind them for fire-lighting.7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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salgiáitransitive verbSurbaur palai rákán kubauEnglishbreak off branchesNgo aun lamas a puh uri tekesi aun kubau, ki lamas erei na salgiái tan rákán kubau er uradi bim.When a coconut tree breaks on to some (other) tree, then that coconut will break off branches of that tree (causing them to fall) down to the ground.7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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sá kus-itransitive serial verbSurpaktai nák ru onEnglishbreak in two; crack in twobeat severThis can be done with a knife or axe, or by hitting an object against something else.Wákán, una pakta puri be i marang erei nák ru on. Una sá kusi suri am tekesi kuir má aiak á kuir.Old woman, strike and split now that dry coconut it will be two (halves). You should crack it in two so one part (will be) your food and my food (will be) a part.bus kusikusi1; sái7.9Break, wear outbreaking
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