mekim

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Adjective

mekim [[Category:Templet:sh adjective forms|mekim]]

  1. masculine/neuter instrumental singular of mek

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Alternative forms

Etymology

From Inglis make +‎ -im.

Verb

mekim trans.

  1. To make; to create
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[1], →ISBN, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
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  2. To do
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 3:13:
      Orait God, Bikpela i askim meri olsem, “Watpo yu mekim dispela samting?” Na meri i bekim tok olsem, “Snek i grisim mi na mi kaikai pikinini bilong dispela diwai.”
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  • 15 Pastaim tru ol man i stilim mi long graun bilong ol Hibru na bringim mi i kam hia. Na taim mi stap hia long Isip, mi no bin mekim wanpela rong. Tasol ol i putim mi nating long dispela kalabus.”

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