bulatintransitive verbEnglishafraid; threatened feelingTok PisinperetThis seems to be appropriate for being afraid of injury or fearful for one's life or well-being. See mátut for differentiation of the terms meaning 'afraid, fear'. To say Koion_gama_bulat! (Don't be afraid!) is somewhat like saying 'Take courage!' or 'Be courageous!'. One might be bulat of having the dentist pull out one's loose teeth. It includes an element of worry. There does not seem to be any shame or embarrassment associated with this feeling.mátutabulat3.4Emotionemotion

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