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dadHe's similar to his dad.Āin ḷọk wōt jemān.āi-
 As soon as he said that he jumped down to where Dad, the Captain, and I were. P763Ej ṃōj wōt an ba ijin ak ekālaḷtak im jok i lowa ijo kōmjel Jema im Kapen eo ej pād ie.kā-
 Don't you ever act tough with your dad again or I'll teach you a lesson.Kwōn jab bar kakijoñjoñ eok ñan jeṃaṃ bwe ināj katakin eok.kijoñ
 During a severe lack of cigarettes when smokers hankered for a smoke, my dad made me crawl under our house to search for cigarette butts because the island stores did not have cigarettes to sell.Ilo añūr ḷapḷap eo jema ear ba in mọọn iuṃwin ṃweo iṃōm im kowōdānḷọk kijen bwe emaat jikka iṃōn wia ko.wōdān
DadsJust the Boatswain and I heard Dad’s words because the Captain was snoring on the hatch up front. P1020Kōmro Bojin eo kar roñ naan kein an Jema bwe Kapen eo eñortak ioon aj eo i ṃaanñortak
dadʻsHis return from the war gladdens his dad's heart.Ekaṃōṇōṇōik būruōn jemān ke ej rọọl tok jān tariṇae.ṃōṇōṇō
daisyOopsie daisy! Oopsie daisy!Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ! Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ!bōklōñ-bōklaḷ
 Oopsie daisy! Oopsie daisy!Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ! Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ!bōklōñ-bōklaḷ
damageHow are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon? kōjdat
 We are still down and out from the damage of the storm.Jej jorrāān tok wōt jān marripripin ḷañ eo.mariprip
 How are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon?ṇawāween
 He should be fired right away before he incurs more damage.Ren baere ḷọk ṃokta jān an ḷapḷọk jorrāān ippān.baer
damagedThe engine is damaged.Ejorrāān injin eo.jorrāān
 Lighting damaged the coconut tree.Jourur etuwe (etwe) ni eo.tuwe
 A good number of traditional landmarks have been damaged or have disappeared altogether due to the need for the people to build their homes.Elōñ ṃuriniej eṃōj aer jorrāān ak jako jān wōt an armej in āneo kar aikuj jikin aer kalōki ṃōko iṃweer ie. ṃuriniej
damcersThat man is one of the tap damcers.Ḷeeṇ ejjuon iaan ri-jurbak ro.jurbak
dampYour clothes are damp.Eboḷot nuknuk kaṇe aṃ.boḷot
 What made your clothes damp?Ta ṇe ear kaboḷte nuknuk kaṇe aṃ?boḷot
 These clothes have the damp smell because they didn't dry properly.Ebwiin jatbo nuknuk kōn aer jab lukkuun ṃōrājatbo
 I had to hold onto the teapot, so it wouldn't topple over, and occasionally stir the fire, which tended to die because the firewood was damp. P885Ikar aikuj dāpij tibat eo bwe en jab okjak im pāddo kenọkwōle ḷọk kijeek eo bwe ej itok wōt in mej kōn an ṃōḷauwi kane ko.kenọkwōl
dampnessThe clothes smell of dampness.Ejjatbobo bwiin nuknuk kaṇe.jatbo
danceThe jebwa dance was fouled up.Edujebwābwe jebwa eo.dujebwābwe
 Kiribatese dance.Ebwin kilbōt.eb
 Kiribatese dance a lot.Eḷap an ebbiōb rikilbōt.eb
 They have made the girl from Kiribati dance.Eṃōj kaeb lio jān kilbōt.eb
 The men are at the dance place, they are dancing.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej eb.eb
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dancedThe young men tap danced from outside the house and into it.Likao ro raar jurbakḷọk jān nabōj ñan lowaan ṃweojurbak
dancerThe dancer from America will come on the plane tomorrow.Ri-eb ro jān Amedka renaaj kātok ilo baluun eo ilju.eb
 Mark is the clumsiest dancer,Jakōltata an Mark eb.jakōl
dancersHave they adorned the dancers with grass skirts?Renañin kāinin(i) ke ri-eb ro?inin
 The stick dancers from the western atolls.Ri-jebwa ro jān kapinmeto.jebwa
 Young men of Mejij island are known to be good tap dancers.Ejjurbakbak likaoun Mājej.jurbak
 Men of Mājej Island are famous tap dancers.Ṃōṃaanin Mājej rej make wōt ṃōkade ilo jurbak.jurbak
 The hip dancers from Tahiti are here.Ri-kajikea ro jān Taiti remottok.kajikia
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dancesThere was a lot jigging in old dances.Eḷap jirōṃrōṃ ilo eb in etto.jirōṃrōṃ
 He dances without rhythm.Ejokwa an eb.jokwa
 This drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōkein
 There is a lot of back and forth hopping in ancient dances.Eḷap kōṃajoñjoñ ilo ebin etto.kōṃajoñjoñ
 This drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōn
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dancingThe men are at the dance place, they are dancing.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej eb.eb
 There's the clumsy one dancing.Ri-jakōl eo eṇ ej eb.jakōl
 She's clumsy in dancing.Ejatpe lieṇ ilo eb.jatpe
 We must revive some of our waning customs such as leep dancing by teaching our children if they don't already know how.Jej aikuj jaruki ṃanit ko ad rōmājkunḷọk im katakin ajri ro nājid leep ñe re jañin kar jeḷā.leep
 He's got good dancing formEṃṃan ṃūtōn an eb.ṃūtō-
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dandruffShe's got lots of dandruff.Ejekake bōran.jekak
 I have lots of dandruff.Eḷap an jejekakkak (ejjekakkak) bōrajekak
 I have lots of dandruff.Eḷap an jekake bōra.jekak
 Do you have dandruff?Eor ke jekak bōraṃ?jekak
 Get rid of the dandruff from my head.Kōjekake bōra.jekak
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dandyHe's a dandy.Kabbwil men eṇ.kabbil
dangerI am afraid we might be in some danger.” P551Āinwōt iuwōta.”uwōta
dangerousYour towing is dangerous.Ekauwōtata aikūṃ.aik
 The acid that's used in batteries is dangerous therefore keep it out of reach of the children.Ekauwōtata ajetin pāātōre innem kōjparoke jān ajiri ro.ajet
 He's dangerous when he gets an epileptic seizure.Ekauwōtata anen etaoin ḷeeṇanen etao
 But don’t forget the old saying staying within the realm of possibilities is short, but being adrift like this is long’; when you guys fill the boat with scrap, it will be more dangerous.” P99Ak jab meḷọkḷọk naan eo an rūtto ro, ekadu tōllọk in a eaetok peḷọk in’ ñe koṃ ḷokan kanne wa ṇe kōn jọkpej, ej kab naaj kauwōtataḷọk wōt.”kauwōtata
 Be careful; things are getting pretty dangerous,” Father said. P749Kōṃṃanṃōn wōt bwe ekauwōtataḷọk,” Jema eba.kauwōtata
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dangleI saw him dangle it in that direction.Iar lo an kaallitotoik ḷọk ijuweo ḷọkallitoto
 Don't dangle on the branch of the breadfruit tree because you'll break it.Kwōn jab allitoto iraan ṇe bwe enaaj bwilọk.allitoto
danglerThat's the stubborn dangler.Ri-alitoto eo ekiliddāp ṇeallitoto
danglingThe children and playing and dangling on the leaves of the coconut tree.Ajri ro raṇ rej ikkure im allitoto ilo kimejān ni eṇ.allitoto
 Stop dangling on my back because I'm tired.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ allitoto ilikū bwe ikajjinōk.allitoto
 The monkey was dangling on the branches of the tree.Ṃañke eo ej allitoto iraan wōjke eo.allitoto
 It's unacceptable for girls to sit with their feet dangling, according to Marshallese custom.Ilo ṃantin Ṃajeḷ, emọ an leddik tōpḷedik.tōpḷedik
darkLet's step on it cause it's getting dark.Ekwe eabōbbōbḷọk bwe eboñ.abōbbōb
 A great fearer of the dark from this island.Abwinmakelepin aelōñ in.abwinmakelep
 The story turned him into a great fearer of the dark.Bwebwenato eo ekabwinmakelepe.abwinmakelep
 We're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.Eban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.aejek
 You must get him going or it'll get too dark for him to walk home.Kwōn kaajādiki bwe enaaj boñe.ajādik
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darkenPlease don't darken the lamp as I'm reading the book.Jouj im jab kōmaroke ḷaaṃ ṇe bwe ij lale bok kake.marok
darkerHe's observing where the rooster is sleeping so he can catch it when it gets darker.Ej akajoke an kaako eṇ edde bwe en kab jibwe ñe eboñḷọk.akajok
 It's darker than last night.Ediboñḷọk jān inne.diboñ
 It looks like rain as it is darker.Enaaj wōt bwe etke elianijtok.elianij
 The younger boy is a little darker.Ejakmeej ḷọk ḷadik eṇ edik.jakmeej
 The evening is getting darker.Ejota ḷọkjota
darkestThat woman's hair is the darkest blackEjiltata an kilmeej kooḷan bōran lieṇ.jil
dark-heartedHe's really dark-hearted.Ri-marok men eṇ.marok
darknessI watched the Boatswain crawl toward the front of the boat and disappear in to the darkness. P571Iḷak erre lọk ilo an Bojin eo tōbal ṃaan ḷọk im jako ḷọk i buḷōn marok ko.buḷōn
 After a moment he emerged from the darkness with the gas can. P577Ej baj meḷan ḷọk ak ej bar jāde tok jān marok ko kōn juon tāāñ.jāde
 He woke as the darkness was vanishing.Ear ruj wōt ke ej memarokrok (emmarokrok).marok
dashThrow a dash of curry in it.Kareik(i) jidik.kare
dateI noticed him marking on the calendar the date on which his island was invaded.Iar lo an aḷōṃṇake raan eo Amedka eaar jodiki aelōñ eṇ an.aḷōṃṇak
 Would you check the calendar and see what date today is.Kwōn ṃōk lale aḷōṃṇak ṇe jete raan rainin.aḷōṃṇak
daugherThe old lady helps her daugher with her children.Ekaajjiriri leḷḷap eo ippān kōrā eo nejin.kaajiriri
daughterThe old lady made her daughter wear her hair loose on her back and took her to the chief.Leḷḷap eo ear kaaleake ledik eo nejin im bōkḷọk ñan irooj eo.aleak
 He was so strict he forbade his daughter to see movies.Joñan an kajjiṃwe ear kōmọ an lio nājin alwōj pija.kajjiṃwe
 He pushed his daughter on the swing.Ear kalijjidwaḷọke ledik eo nājin.lijjidwaḷọk
 That's his favorite daughter.Ñiejo eo nājin ṇeñiejo
daughtersHe won't let his daughters come with us.Eban kōtḷọktok ledik raṇ nājin.kōtḷọk
daughterʻsShe put ribbons in her daughter's hair.Ear karōpini ledik eo nājin.rōpin
DavidDavid was a shepherd.David ekar juon shepherd.jabōt
 Genealogy of David.Menmenbwij an David. menmenbwij
dawnYou should get up at the crack of dawn.Kwōj aikuj in ruj in jibboñtata.jibboñ
 I woke up before dawn.Iar ruj wōt ke ej jimmarok.jimmarok
 You should get yourself up before dawn.Kwōn kab kajimmaroke aṃ ruj.jimmarok
 But I’m sure I felt the Pikeej island ocean side waves at dawn, just a little while before it shut off,” Father said. P792Ak āinwōt iar eñjake ṇoin likin Pikeej ke ej joraantak, ṃoktaḷọk jidik jān an kun,” Jema eba.joraantak
 He woke up at dawn.Ear ruj wōt ke ej joraantak.joraantak
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dayDid he get you any unicorn fish the other day?Ear kaaelwaj ke kijōṃ raan eo ḷọkael
 The current is flowing more northward today than the other day.Eaerōkeañḷọk ḷọk rainiin jān raan eo ḷọkaerōkeañḷọk
 The northward flow of the current was the strongest the day the ship went aground.Ear aerōkeañḷọk tata raan eo tiṃa eo ekar eọtōk.aerōkeañḷọk
 You're all so marvelous they're still mentioning your names to this day.Baj aiboojojimi ke rej ba etami ñan kiin.aiboojoj
 The taste of today's ajbwirōk pandanus is not as good as in the day of Ḷañinni (Ḷañinni was the first prehistoric chief that can be traced back from whom descendants of the present day Kabua chiefly lineage originated.)Ajbwirōkin raan kein ejjab einwōt raan ko an ḶañinniAjbwirōk
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day-dreamingStop your day-dreaming.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ tōtōṇak (ettōṇak).tōtōṇak
daylightI said to myself, I don’t believe there’s daylight already.” P221Iba ippa make, Eban ñe eraan.”ban
 And since it’s still dark we are going to have to wait for daylight before I can take the whole thing apart and really look at it.” P631Ak kiiō ke ebaj ditōb jenaaj aikuj kōrraan ñan jeḷati baib jet im lukkuun etali.”ditōb
 The daylight is over.Ejeededḷọk raan.jeeded
 Broad daylight.Raan jelōñlōñ.jelōñlōñ
 Daylight is obviously near since dawn is breaking.Allikar an raan bwe eṃōjawōnene tok.ṃōjawōnene
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daysIt's a huge fish that's been around since the days of the legendary Lōktañūr (who invented the sail).Ajorṃaanin iien ko an Lōtañūr.ajorṃaan
 There shouldn't be anybody owning more land than others these days as the living situation has changed.Ej jab aikuj wōr ri-amḷap raan kein kōnke eoktak wāween mour.amḷap
 I remember the days.Iememej raan ko.ememej
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.eṃ
 They drifted for many days and were finally stranded at Ujlañ.Raar peḷọk iuṃwin elōñ raan im eọtōkḷọk Ujlañ.eọtōk
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days S10Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kinie-
dazzleYou've taken the light right out of my eyes. (You dazzle me).Kobōk kajoorin tōṃa in meja.tōṃa
deaconHis father is a deacon.Tikōn jemān.tikōn
deadAfter the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.Ālikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.ajeḷḷā
 Let's go as a group to pay our respects to the dead chiefJen aktale lọk irooj eṇ emej.aktal
 She is mourning her dead husbandEḷap an lio būroṃōj kōn ḷeo ippān emej.būroṃōj
 They attacked the family at night and all of them are dead.Raar iaboñe baaṃle eo im aolepāer im mej.iaboñ
 There were multitudes of people mourning the dead presidentEar kanooj lōñ ri-lomeje būreejtōn eo.ilomej
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deafHe's getting old and deaf.Erittoḷọk im jarroñroñ.jarroñroñ
 Don't pretend to be deaf.Kwōn jab kōjarroñroñe eok.jarroñroñ
 That boy has been deaf since birth.Ḷadik eṇ ej juon ri-jarroñroñ jān ke ear ḷotakjarroñroñ
deafeningThe explosion was so loud it was nearly deafening.Joñan an peran jañin baaṃ eo ekiōk pedañwūjñwūj.pedañwūjñwūj
dealAlright, no big deal, but you should go get yourself ready so we won’t drift and end up on the island of Ṇauṇau,” the Boatswain said as he laughed. P290Ekwe ej jab nana ak kwōn kōpopo ilo boojaṃ bwe jen jab peḷọk im peek aelōñin Ṇauṇau,” Bojin eo erere ke ej ba men in.booj
 Not a great deal was accomplished, as it was their first session, but there were two important things set for Micronesians to follow. S16Ear jab kanooj ḷap tōprak kōnke ej kab juon alen aer kwelọk bōtab ewōr ruo men eḷḷap raar karōki ñan an ri-Ṃaikronijia ḷoorikōkar
 How are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon? kōjdat
 How are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon?ṇawāween
 I think you should deal with his request appropriately.Ij ḷōmṇak kwōj aikuj in ṇawāween kajjitōk eo an.ṇawāween
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dealingsHe cheats more in his dealings than that man.Eajej in kabwebwe ḷọk an jerbal jān ḷeieṇajej in kabwebwe
 Don't be partial in your dealings with us.Kwōn jab kalijekḷọk ilo aṃ jerbal ippaṃ.kalijekḷọk
dealtGod dealt with Satan according to his pride.Anij ear ṇawāween Satan ekkar ñan an kar utiej bōro.ṇawāween
deathInalienable. Ours till death.Ad ñan mej.ad
 Our land belongs to us until death.Bwidej ko ad rej addemlōkmej.addemlōkmej
 The shadow of death.Aelorin mej.aelor
 He is ready to go as death broods over him.Ealikkar an pojakin jako bwe eaitwōnmej.aitwōnmej
 This stuff will be the death of us,” the Boatswain said, indicating he was agitated. P1128Kein ta kein ke jenaaj mej kaki,” Bojin eo ekwaḷọk an bōbweer.bōbweer
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debateTheir debate was something to look at.Juon eo mennin kaalwōjwōj ke erro ej kōbọuwe.alwōj
 He is the right person for a debate because he doesn't anger easily.Ekkar ñan kōbauwe bwe ejāllulu.jāllulu
debatedThey debated on America's presence in Viet Nam.Raar kōbọuwe kake an Amedka pād Pietnaaṃ.kōbọuwe
debatingHe is good in debating because he's slow to anger.Ekkar ñan kōbauwe bwe ejọkkwikwi.jọkkwikwi
debrisThere is an awful lot of debris outside this house.Ejjeḷọk wōt menọknọkun nōbōjān ṃwiinmenọknọk
 The house has been torn down carelessly (with debris left lying all about).Eṃōj ruruprupe (irruprupe) ṃweoruprup
debtHe already paid his debt.Ededeḷọk kōjaake ṃuri eo an.jaak
 Let's shake hands as a promise that I will pay back my debt.Kōjro jeep im kaṃool ke inaaj kōrọọl waj ṃuri e ippaṃ.jeep
 It's September now but you haven't paid your debt yetEjeptōṃba kiiō ak kwojjañin kōḷḷā ṃuri eo aṃ.Jeptōṃba
 He's always in debt.Ellikjabjab ḷeolikjab
 He's always in debt.Eṃṃuriri ḷeeṇṃuri
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debtsI came to pay my debts.Iar itōn kōḷḷā likjab.kōḷḷā likjab
 Let's go collect debts.Kōjro etal in kaṃṃurirwi.ṃuri
decayedThe piece of cloth you wrapped the sore on your foot with smells of decayed fleshEbwiin pipuwaḷwōḷ ṃōttan nuknuk ṇe kwaar roj kinej ṇe neeṃ kake.bwiin-puwaḷ
deceasedShe's using her deceased husband's money to get in good with her lover.Ej anbōro kōn jāān ko an ḷeo pāleen emej.anbōro
 Let's go añak with the deceased.Kōjro ilān añak ippān rimej eṇ.añak
 Get the deceased ready because the mourners are coming.Kōpooj rimej ṇe bwe ri-āmej ro tok.āmej
 That's the Capelle clan on its way to pay its last respects to the deceased.Tal eo an ṃōñā eṇ an Kōppālle ṇe ḷọktal
 Nowadays we Marshallese have ceased killing and burying each other with a deceased chieftainRaan kein ejako ad ri-Ṃajeḷ uraiki doon.ura
DecemberDecember is the twelfth month of the year.Tijōṃba ej allōñ eo kein kajoñoulruo ilo juon iiō.joñoul ruo
deceptiveThe bird was so gentle and deceptive there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.jatdik
deceptive]The bird was so gentle and kōjatdikdik: deceptive? there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.kōjatdikdik
deceptivelyThat canoe is deceptively fastEjatdik an ṃōkaj wa eṇ.jatdik
decideWhy can't you decide?Ta ṇe ej kaapaprorouk eok?apaproro
 One was to decide upon a flag for Micronesia, and the second was to set July 12 as a holiday to commemorate the beginning of the Congress of Micronesia. S16Juon, raar kowaḷọk bōḷāāk eo an Ṃaikronijia im ruo, raar kōṃṃan bwe Julae 12 raan en an Ṃaikronijia raan in kakkije in kakeememej jinoin Kọñkorej eo an Ṃaikronijiakeememej
decidedI have just decided that I want to go to school.Ij kab ikdeelel in jikuuḷ.ikdeelel
 He decided to go all of a sudden.Ejumej an uwe.jumej
 He thought about it for another minute and then announced what he had decided. P1246Eḷōmṇak bajjek bar iuṃwin jet minit innem kwaḷọk men eo ekar loe.ḷōmṇak
decidesLit. The food a chief decides not to share with a lineage head signifies a shedding of tears.Kōjenibwilej ḷōkōmmōñ iene.kōjenibwilej
decisionIt's the decision of the four of them.Aerjeañ pepe.aerjeañ
 I opposed his decision.Iar deṃak pepe eo an.deṃak
 He's now making more sudden decision than before.Eidiñḷọk an kōṃṃan pepe jān ṃoktaidiñ
 That was an abrupt decision for you to travel.Ejjeḷọk wōt idiñ in aṃ uwe.idiñ
 That man is always making sudden decision to be followed.Ḷeo eidiñ an kōṃṃan pepe eṇ.idiñ
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deckWhen I got back up to the deck I heard the Captain planning out steering duties for the three of them for the night. P536Ke ij tōprak ḷọk ioon teek iroñ an Kapen eo kōppeḷaak ikijjien awaan jebwebwe ko aerjeel Jema im Bojin.aer
 When I was done bailing, I went back up on deck. P989Ke ekar maat ālimi, ibar wanlōñ ḷọkālim
 When we were done eating lunch, I washed the dishes and scrubbed the bits of rice and corned beef from the deck. P384Ke ej dedeḷọk ṃōñāin raelep, ikarreoiki kein ṃōñā ko im waateeke ioon wa eo jān ṃōraṃrōṃin raij kab būbrarrarin kọọnpiip.būrar
 I could hear Father and the Boatswain talking up on deck. P977Ikar roñ an Jema im Bojin eo bwebwenato ijo i lōñ.bwebwenato
 The drum is rolling around on the deck of the ship.Kajiliñ eo ej dedāpilpil (eddāpilpil) i raan wa eo.dāpilpil
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deckingThey're bending the decking materialRej kukbōl (ikkubōl) teekkiiñkukbōl
declineWhat made him decline the offer?Ta eṇ ekabōbe?abōb
DecorateDecorate the interior of his room for him.Kwōn kaiboojoje ḷọk ruuṃ eṇ an ñaneaiboojoj
decoratedThe officer was much decorated.Einōknōke ubōn opija eo.inōknōk
 That church is decorated.Eḷap an inōknōk ṃōn jar eṇ.inōknōk
 The girl decorated the room.Ledik eo ear kāinōknōke ruuṃ eo.inōknōk
 Who decorated that church?Wōn eṇ ear kāinōknōk ṃōn jar ṇeinōknōk
 Who decorated the church with those colors of paint?Wōn ṇe ear inōke ṃōn jar ṇeinōknōk
decoratingThe women are busy decorating the meeting place with albokbōrọro plants.Liṃaro raṇ rej albokbōrọroiki lowaan jikin kwelọk eṇ.albokbōrọro
 The girls are decorating gravesLedik ro rej kāinōknōk lōb.inōknōk
decorationsThey use baidik in the Marshalls for decorations.Rej kōjerbal baidik i Ṃajeḷ ñan kāinōknōk.baidik
 The feather decorations blew away during the sqall.Rōpeḷḷọk deñḷọk ko ilo utọr jidik eo.deñḷọk
 They readied the canoe with all kinds of feather decorations before she sailed away.Raar kōkaduleleiki wa eo im ḷak kadulele, epeḷḷọk.kadulele
 It's replete with decorations.Eobrak kōn kūṃaḷṃaḷ.obrak
decoratorHe's an interior decorator.Ri-kaaiboojoj lowaan eṃ ḷeeṇaiboojoj
DedicateDedicate your lives to God.Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour kaṇe ami ñan Anij. / Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour ko ami ñan Anij.aje
 Dedicate your lives to God.Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour ko ami ñan Anij.aje
deedsSwindlers will ultimately be paid back according to their deeds.Ri-ajej in kabwebwe rej naaj itaak wōt.ajej in kabwebwe
 Your evil deeds shall torment your conscience.Aṃ jerbal nana enaaj kāeñtaan aṃ bōklōkōt.bōklōkōt
 God will punish your evil deeds.Anij enaaj iden-onieik eok kōn nana kaṇe aṃ.iden-oṇe
deepMy head hurts from deep insideEmetak buḷōn bōra.buḷōn
 Line for deep tuna fishing.Eoun ḷatippāneo
 The wound is quite deep.Eḷap an iloñ kinej eo.iḷoñ
 How deep is the wound?Ie iḷoñ in kinej eo?iḷoñ
 Oh why did I let our love get so deep?Ta wūnin jetṇaake iọkwe eo arro?jetṇaak
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deeperI ran out of breath when I tried to dive deeper.Ejabjab-menwa ke iar kajjioñ tulọk laḷḷọk wōt.jabjab-menowan
 I can't dive deeper or I'll run out of breath.Iban tulọk ḷọk wōt bwe enaaj jabjab-menowa.jabjab-menowan
 We believe that the lessons in this book include ways for learning about the way of living, and a deeper understanding of the Marshallese language. S29Aolepān katak kein ilo bok in, kōmij tōmak bwe rōkōpooḷ aolep wāween ko ñan jeḷā kōn wāween mour, im rāpeḷtan kajin Ṃajeḷpooḷ
 We believe that the lessons in this book include ways for learning about the way of living, and a deeper understanding of the Marshallese language. S29Aolepān katak kein ilo bok in, kōmij tōmak bwe rōkōpooḷ aolep wāween ko ñan jeḷā kōn wāween mour, im rāpeḷtan kajin Ṃajeḷrāpeḷta-
deeplyWhen I was in Tonga I was deeply moved by the hymns sung by the Catholic congregation.Ke iar pād i Tonga iar kanooj ketak kōn an kōbbōkakkak alin jar kaṇ an Katlik raṇ ie.alin jar
 You can't stop now for you're too deeply involvedKoban bōjrak bwe kokōptata.kōptata
 No one knew what the Old Man was thinking at that time but maybe he was deeply distressed in his heart. P433Ejjeḷọk eṇ ejeḷā ta eo ḷōḷḷap eo ekar ḷōmṇake ilo awa eo ak bōlen ekar lukkuun liaajḷoḷ ilowaan būruon.liaajlọḷ
 We’ll sleep but not too deeply since we are drifting,” the Captain said. P809Kain ṇe jej mājur ak jej ḷōmṇak bwe jej peḷọk,” Kapen eo eba.mājur
 When I was in Tonga I was deeply moved by the hymns sung by the Catholic congregation.Ke iar pād i Tonga iar kanooj ketak kōn an kōbbōkakkak alin jar kaṇ an Katlik raṇ ie.ketak
defeatAs a result of their defeat in battle and loss of royal status, they lost all their land.Kōn aer kar jipọkwe, raar kaliaik er.kalia
defeatedIn World War II the Americans defeated Hitler in an end move and he got smashed.Ri-Amedka ro ilo tariṇae eo ḷọk an laḷ in raar jaṃtiltili Hitler im ejeddaṃ. jaṃtiltil
defecatesIf a lizard defecates on your head, you will have good luck.Ñe korap epekat bōraṃ, kwōnaaj jeraaṃṃan.pijek
defecatingHe's always defecating in odd places.Epektaan ḷeeṇpektaan
defectHe has a bit of a mental defect.Eor jidik irḷọk ilo kōmālij eṇ an.irḷọk
defendHe's giving his friend something to defend himself with from the other guy.Ej ṇaṃaanpein ḷeeṇ jeran bwe en jab jorrāān jān ḷeeṇ juon.ṇaṃaanpein
defendedHe defended him in court.Ear jojomar ñanejojomar
defenderHe is the public defender.Ri-jojomar eo eṇ.jojomar
 Public defender.Ri-jojomar.jojomar
defiedHe defied his marriage vows.Ear kaarmejjete kalliṃur in pālele ko an.kaarmejjet
definiteI deposited my money (definite) in the bank.Iar kadeḷọñ ṃaak ko ilo pāāñ.deḷọñ
 Remember—there is a definite effort to bring it back to mind.Keememej.ememej
definitelyHe's definitely a genius.Ej jab aelọk mālōtlōt.ej jab aelọk
 You're definitely finished this time.Kwōj kab nāj jako ak kiiō.jako
 He's definitely an astute fellow.Ṃōṃaan (Eṃṃaan) kapeelel men eṇ.kapeel
 I'm definitely down and out.Ilukkuun ḷoktōkḷoktōk
 This is definitely the work of a master artist.Lukkuun jiñain ṃōkade men in.jiña
definitionA right or authority that has been promulgated by the Constitution of the RMI; also a right or authority that has been instituted and confirmed in the constitution of another nation (definition of 'constitutional right' from Legal Glossary).Juon jiṃwe ak maroñ eo eṃōj kapene iuṃwin Jemānāe eo an RMI; barāinwōt juon jiṃwe ak maroñ eo eṃōj kapene iuṃwin jemānāe eo an juon bar laḷ.jemānāe
defloweringRipe for deflowering.Āj in karūtto.āj
degreeHis college degree makes him think he's an important person.An wōr an tiikūri ekaakajeiki an ḷōmṇakakaje
 He struggled for a degree and got one.Ear pinittoiki juon an tiikri im tōprak.pinnitto
dehydrateWhy do you dehydrate itKwōjaaṃ kōnāle?nāl
delayDon't always delay thingsKwōn jab kōṃṃan kọruṃwijṃwij.ruṃwij
delayedHis being troublesome delayed usAilparokin ekōṃṃan ad ruṃwij.ailparok
 Your limping delayed usAjjukubūṃ ekōṃṃan ad ruṃwij.ajjukub
delaysHe delays because he's not prepared.Eaepādpād kōn an japojak.aepedped
delectableAmerican ice cream is delectable.Ennọ aijkudiiṃin Amedka.aij kudiiṃ
delegatedWho authorized you? Who delegated you that power?Wōn ear kōmaroñ eok?maroñ
delegatesThe chief is now appointing delegates for the meetingIrooj eo ej kiiō ijjitōñ rikwelọk.jitōñ
deliberatelyThey deliberately kept the score even.Raar kōjoobṇōje keem eo.joobṇōj
deliberatingWhat are they deliberating? what are they discussing?Ta eṇ rej kọọnjeḷe?kọọnjeḷ
deliciousUnicorn fish from Arno are the most delicious.Euwwi wōt aelin Arṇo.ael
 Aikūtōkōd fish from the nothern islands are not delicious.Ejauwi aikūtōkōdin ratak eañ.aikūtōkōd
 After he prepares the meaty part of the giant clam and lets you eat it, it is so delicious it's out of this world.Ñe ej iiōke aḷaḷ in kapoor eṇ im lewaj, kwōmeḷọkḷọk nukuṃ.aḷaḷ
 The fruits of his farm are delicious.Ennọ kobban atake eṇ an.atake
 She cooks delicious piesEnnọ an iōk bae.bae
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deliciouslyI believe that preserved breadfruit goes with turtle meat deliciously.Ṃool ke ekane bwiro ippān wōn.kane
delinquentHe's got the characteristics of a delinquent.Ḷōmān rinana.ḷōma-
 He's a delinquent.Rijorrāān men ṇeri-jorrāān
delinquentsClass four has nothing but delinquents.Aolep kumi eṇ ilo kilaaj emān boea wōt.boea
deliriousHe pined after the girl so much that he went delirious.Jọñan an kālọk iḷọkan ledik eo ewūdeakeak.kālọk iḷọkwan
DeliverDeliver that thing to John.Bōkḷamleḷọk men ṇe ñan Jọọn.bōkḷamleḷọk
 When will we deliver the merchandise with the pick-up?Jenaaj pekabi ḷọk ñāāt ṃweiuk ?pekab
deliveringShe keeps delivering stillborn babies.Ejjibuñbuñ nājin.jibuñ
delugeAfter the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.Ālikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.ajeḷḷā
demandingFor this reason, the job of the teacher in outer-island schools is demanding and time consuming. S9Kōn men in jerbal in ri-kaki ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ej juon jerbal epen im ebōk iien.bōk iien
demiseHis imminent demise was apparent to everyone who was present.Aitwōnmejin ḷeo ear alikkar ippān aolep armej ijo.aitwōnmej
DemocraticDemocratic governmentKien anemkwōj.kien
demolishedThey completely demolished the city.Eṃōj aer kọkkure jikin kweilọk eo.kọkkure
demonThe demon made her shriek as if she was going berserk.Tiṃoṇ eo ekakkeilọk lio im einwōt ñe ewāti wūdeakeak.kōkeilọk
 She's possessed by a sea demon.Ekwōjenmeto lieṇ.kwōjenmeto
 The story of the demon was quite scary.Ekaammijakjak bwebwenatoin tiṃōṇ eo.mijak
 That was the most horrifying demon.Tiṃōn kaammijakjak men eo.mijak
 He is possessed by a demon.Emọk tiṃoṇ ṇa ippān.mọk
demonsI'm not going because I am equally scared of demons.Ij jab etal bwe ij tōlọk mijak tiṃoṇ. tōḷọk
demonstratingThe strangers on the island are now demonstrating and protesting.Armej jeedwaanin ro iānin raṇ rej kūtōltōl.armej jeedwaan
 No, that’s not right, because Likabwiro comes during high tide, but the week you are talking about was high tide” the old man was just demonstrating his knowledge. P92Eban bwe Likabwiro ej itok ilo idik ak ear iaḷap ilo wiik ṇe kwōj kōnono kake,” ḷōḷḷap eo ebaj kwaḷọk jeḷā eo an.Likabwiro
demotedHe's been demoted.Eṃōj kōttāiki.tōtā
deniedPeter denied JesusPita ear kaarmejjete Jijej.kaarmejjet
denimHave you any denim pantsEor ke aṃ tanim?tanim
denominationWhat church denomination do you belong to?Raan kabuñ ta ṇe aṃ?ra
denominationsThere are many different denominations in the Marshalls nowadays.Elōñ kain kabuñ kiiō ilo Ṃajōḷkabuñ
dentedThe teapot is dented.Eobab tibat eo.obab
 The tea kettle fell and got dented.Ewōtlọk tibat eo im penā.penā
denyDon't deny itKwōn jab kariabe men in.riab
departedIt saddened us when they departed on the field trip.Ekabūromōj kōm ke rejeblaak ioon waan raun eo.būroṃōj
 The boat departed and slowly went out of sight.Ear etal wa eo im kokwaad (ekkwaad) ḷọkkokwaad
departureThe ship blew its horn to signal its departure.Tiṃa eo ear jilele an jerak.jilel
dependWe can't depend on you because of your slowness.Jejjab lōke eok kōn am jaiurjet.jāiur
dependingStop depending on chance.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kajjidede.jide
depositedI deposited my money in the bank.Iar kaddeḷọñ ṃaak ilo pāāñ.deḷọñ
 I deposited my money (definite) in the bank.Iar kadeḷọñ ṃaak ko ilo pāāñ.deḷọñ
depotThere are buses all over the bus depot in town.Ebbajbaje meḷan jikin kōttar baj eṇ i tawūn.baj
depressingThe heat is depressing.Det in ekaajeḷkāik kōj.ajeḷkā
deprivedThe woman deprived the child of food.Lio ear kajitlọk ajri eo.jitlọk
depthThe air is thick because of the depth.Eñilñil mejatoto kōn an ṃwilaḷñilñil
derivedThis pandanus paste is derived from the Aij variety.Mokwaṇ in Aij men in.Aij
descendantsHe bestowed his land on his descendants.Ear kaaelōñe ajiri ro nejin.aelōñ
 The taste of today's ajbwirōk pandanus is not as good as in the day of Ḷañinni (Ḷañinni was the first prehistoric chief that can be traced back from whom descendants of the present day Kabua chiefly lineage originated.)Ajbwirōkin raan kein ejjab einwōt raan ko an ḶañinniAjbwirōk
 The caretaker's descendants thought they truly owned the land they were staying on.Ro jibwin ri-alal eo raar ḷōmṇak lukkuun aer bwidej eo rej jokwe ie.alal
describeI cannot describe how arrogant he was when he returned.Joñan an loṃaan ke ej rọọltok, iban ba.loṃaan
 These are some questions I was thinking are appropriate for those among us who have knowledge, understanding, and experience with the ocean in our islands, so they can explain and describe (analyze) them while they are still able to do so. P802Jet kein kajjitōk ij ḷōmṇak rōkkar ñan an ro ilubwilijid eor aer jeḷā, meḷeḷe, im imminene kōn metwan (metoin) aelōñ kein, bwe ren kwaḷọk mejḷaer kiin ke ej wōr wōt aer iien.mejaḷ
describedThe Lord of Hosts as described in the Bible.Anij in Inelep eo einwōt an kōmlōt ilo Baibōḷ.Anij in Inelep
descriptionThere's water over the rails and the riggings are smoking. (sailor's description of a fast sailboat).Eitōk reeḷ em baatat rikin.rikin
deserveYou deserve some reward.Ej aikuj or oṇeaṃ.aikuj
designedWho designed that canoe?Wōn eo ear ṇaḷōmān wa ṇe? ṇaḷōmān
desireHis trip to other countries gave him an intense desire for possessions.Etal eo an ñan aelōñ kaṇ ekipele bwe en bōballele (ebballele). balle
 You have finally come and created desire in my heart. (from a love song).Kwōjiktōm ikdeelel ilo būruō.ikdeelel
 The Boatswain stayed where he was for a minute and then was overcome with his desire to smoke. P767Bojin eo ekar pād bajjek ijo innem jiktok an kōṇaan kōbaatat.kōbaatat
 Don't get carried away by your desire to go fishing.Kwōn jab ṃōṃaelep (eṃṃaelep) in etal eọñōd.ṃōṃaelep
desiredHis behavior leaves a lot to be desired because of lack of discipline.Epāpijek ṃwilin ḷadik eṇ kōn an tar jān joñan an anemkwōj.pāpijek
desiresShe said no and thwarted his desires.Eba jaab em kadikāāḷāḷ kōṇaan ko an.dikāāḷāḷ
deskUse your index finger and push it out from under the desk.Kwōn addi-kọọtotetok jān iuṃwin tebōḷ ṇeaddi-kọọtot
 The judge got mad and pounded the mallet on his desk.Jāj eo ellu im ḷwūji eoon tebōḷ eo an.ḷwūj
despiseI despise a person who is nosey.Idike armej rot eṇ eeded.eded
despiteHe's quite able despite his young age.Ebwe an maroñ amñe edik.amñe
 Despite his being old, he's still very active.Jekdọọn ñe eḷōḷḷap ak ej keiñki wōt.keeñki
 Despite his great success and fame he did not fail to keep in touch with his father.Jekdọọn ñe eḷe ak ear jab jokwōd an kōkeini (ekkeini) jemānkōkeini
 She kept crying despite my plea for her to stop.Iṃōk in ba en jab jañ ak pen in deo an jañ.pen in deo
dessertLet me taste your dessert.Ij ja edjoñe kōṃaolaḷ e aṃ.kōṃaolaḷ
destinationsThe elevator was quite busy that day lifting the numerous patients up and down to their respective destinations.Epoub erpeta eo in bōklōñ-bōklaḷ ri-nañinmej lōñlōñ ro an raan eo ñan ijoko rej jibadeki ḷọkbōklōñ-bōklaḷ
destinedStop balking because you're destined to go.Kwōn jab kaperpere eok bwe kwōj naaj etal wōt.perper
destroyBombs will destroy the earth.Baaṃ kaṇe rōnaaj kajeepepḷọk laḷ in.jeepepḷọk
 You should destroy the building by setting fire to it.Kwōn kajeepepḷok ṃweeṇ im tile.jeepepḷọk
destroyedThe bomb burst and destroyed the building.Boktañ eo eebjak im rup ṃweoebjak
 The traces of what they destroyed during the war were still there.Ijoko raar kakkuri ilo pata eo rej pād wōt jenkwāer.ijeko
 The ship was bombed and destroyed.Eṃōj bọkutañe wa eo im ejeepepḷọk.jeepepḷọk
 They moved here because their house was destroyed in the storm.Raar jepjeptok bwe erup ṃweo imweer ilo ḷañ eo.jepjep
destroyingIt seems to me that they think they are protecting us, but what they don’t know is that in doing so they are destroying the way of life we inherited from our ancestors," Father said. P401Bwe iba rej ḷōmṇak rej kōjparok kōj jān jorrāān, ak rejaje ke ilo aer kōṃṃane men in rej kọkkure wāween mour eo ad jaar jolōte jān ro jiṃṃaad,” Jema eba.jolōt
destructionIt's careening toward its destruction.Ej jepewa ḷọk ñan an jorrāān.jepewa
detectDid you detect the scorn in their laughKwaar eñjaake ke aerjeañ rereen kajjirere?aerjeañ
 The association of the broken-hearted is easy to detect.Aililōkin ḷaro eban peljo.aililōk
deterioratingOur engine's deteriorating.Ejintanji injin ṇe arro.jintanji
determineI'll determine what you should do.Inaaj ḷōmake ta eo kwōnaaj kōṃṃane.ḷam
 Please determine our location in so far as you are able.Kwōj ja kaijikmeto tok ñan kōjro bwe kwōjeḷā.kajikmeto
 The canoe had to determine its location after it had to furl it sail and drift with the rain squall.Wa eo ear aikuj kaijikmeto ālikin an kar po im peḷọk ippān utọr eo.kajikmeto
determinedI'm determined to do my best now.Eṃōj jep ippa bwe ij kate kiiō.jep
 I determined our nautical location a while ago and we are already close to the island. P844Ikar kaijikmeto kōkein ḷọk im jej epaake wōt aelōñ eo.kaijikmeto
 The navigator has determined that we're still far from any landfall.Ri-kaijikmeto eo ej ba ke jej ettoḷọk wōt jān ānekaijikmeto
DeterminingDetermining where you are in inclement weather is not easy.Ej jab pidodo kaijikmeto ñe ej nana lañ.kaijikmeto
detonatedAfter the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.Ālikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.ajeḷḷā
devastateThe typhoon came to devastate the island.Etōkeak taibuun eo in nitbwilli āneotōkeak
developedHawaiian women have well developed calvesEajaje kōrein Awai.ajaj
 But after that we developed a very strong and true friendship. P471Bōtaab jerā eo aṃro ekar juon jerā eo elukkuun pen im ṃooljerā
developingTheir conversation is developing into an argument.Edọọj an ḷōṃaro kōnono ñan doon.dọọj
 The Japanese really helped the Marshallese in developing the islands.Eḷap jipañ an ri-Jepaan ñan ri-Ṃajōḷ.Jepaan
deviateBe careful not to deviate from my instructions.Lale bwe kwōn jab ir jān men eo iaar ba.ir
 Don't deviate from what I said.Kwōn jab rowāḷọk jān men eo iar ba.rowālọk
devilThe devil is always trying to tempt someone.Tepiḷ ekkapopo.kapo
diabetesHis diabetes prevents him from being athletic.Nañinmej in tōñal eṇ an ekōjọkkurereiki.jọkkurere
 Watch your diet because you've got diabetes.Kwōn lale aṃ ṃōñā bwe kotōñal.ṃōñā
 All those with diabetes will be treated.Aolep rūtōñal rōnaaj taktō.tōñal
diagnoseCan you diagnose my illness?Kwōmarōñ ke etale nañinmej e ?etale
diagnosingIt was used in medicine for diagnosing the sickness of a person, what medicine to use, where to find the medicine, and whose responsibility it was to apply the medicine. S21Raar kōjerbal ñan wūno ñe rej pukot nañinmej rot eo an juon armej, wūno ta eo ekkar, ia eo wūno eo epād ie, kab wōn eo ekkar ñan leḷọk wūno eo.wūno
dialThe dial of my watch is broken.Ejorrāān anōḷin waj e .anōḷ
dialectThe western dialect.Kajin Rālik.kajin
 The eastern dialect.Kajin Ratak.kajin
diamondHe drew a diamond which gave him flushes.Eitok juon taiṃoṇ em kōpeḷaje.peḷaj
diamondsThere are lots of diamonds in my hand (in a card game).Ettaiṃoṇṃoṇ peiū.taiṃoṇ
diaperThe baby dirtied its diaper.Niñniñ eo ear ṃwiik kaḷ eo an.ṃwi
 The baby soiled its diaper.Niñniñ eo epekate kaḷ eo an.pijek
 When his diaper got wet, the child wailed.Eḷak tutu kaḷ eo an, erraakak ajri eo.rōraakak
diapersThe baby's diapers are slipping off.Epir kaḷ eo an ajri eo.pir
 That baby's diapers keep slipping down.Eppirpir kaḷ eo an ajri eṇ.pir
 Take off his diapers because they are wet.Utūkaḷe bwe etutu.utūkaḷ
diarrheaHe's got diarrhea.Eilọk lọjien.ilọk lọje
 What did he eat to make him have diarrhea?Ta ṇe ear ṃōñā im kailọklọjien?ilọk lọje
diaryI lost my diary during the last war.Ejako raanñanraan eo ilo pata eo ḷọkraan ñan raan
diceFather, can I go watch them play dice?” I asked. P150Jema e, eṃṃan ke ñe itōn aluje aer taij?” ikajjitōk.aluje
 I haven’t tried but it probably wouldn’t be hard, because it seems like I just saw how they do it; you just roll the dice and the number of points show. P167Ij jañin kajjioñ ak bōlen eban pen bwe āinwōt iḷak baj lale men eo jej wōjak de eṇ kōdapili taij kaṇ im ewaḷọk bōnbōn eo ad.dāpilpil
 Seeeveneeeleeveeen,” the man said with all his might, and then threw the dice against the wall of the house. P156Jeeepeniiileeepen,” ḷeo ekate ba innem kad kiin eṃ kōn taij ko.kakkōt
 One of the men was starting to roll the dice. P154Juon iaan ḷōṃaro ijo ejino ḷuḷuuki taij ko.ḷuḷu
dictatesFollow the dictates of your conscience.Roñjake ainikien aṃ bōklōkōt.ainikien bōklōkōt
didWhere did you get your abḷajtiiñ plant?Abḷajtiiñin ia ṇe kōtkaṃ?abḷajtiiñ
 Did you notice Arcturus in the sky last night?Kwaar lo ke Ad boñ?Ad
 Why did you prod it away?Kwōjaaṃ adbwijiḷọk?adebdeb
 Did you prod it?Eṃōj ke aṃ adbwiji?adibwij
 Who built this cistern? I did.Aebōj-jimeeṇin wōn in? Aebōj-jimeeṇū.aebōj-jimeeṇ
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DidntDidn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āne
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āneañinene
 I was still sleepy and didn’t know right from left. P585Ikar arruñijñij wōt im ij jañin lukkuun meḷeḷe ewi eañ im rak.aruñijñij
 I didn’t say anything else, but went below again and started bailing water, because there was a lot of it. P987Ikar jab bar kōnono ak ibar to laḷ ḷọk im ālimi dān eo bwe eḷapḷọk.ānen
 The Captain didn’t say anything else when he heard from the old man. P67Ebar ejjeḷọk men eṇ Kapen eo eba ke ej roñ ijin jān ḷōḷḷap eo.ba
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didnʻtI didn't get bored until I heard his singing.Kab baj addimejmejū ke iroñ an al.addimej
 You were so well hidden I didn't notice you were there.Baj aelọkūṃ ke iñak ke kwōpād ijo.aelọk
 He didn't want to but he did it anywayEaer būruōn ak ear etal wōt im kōṃṃane.aer
 You're so light skinned that I didn't recognize you.Baj aiṇokkouṃ ke ijakile eok.aiṇokko
 The person in charge of the oxygen was gone and the doctor didn't know what to do.Ejako ri-akjijen eo innām taktō eo eñak en et.akjijen
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dieOur body will die but the soul will live forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej ak ad enaaj mour indeo.ad
 He claims that your souls will die in hell.Ej ba enaaj mej ami ilo keena.ami
 Your body will die but you soul will live forever.Enaaj mej ānbwinniṃ ak aṃ enaaj pād ñan indeo.aṃ
 Our bodies will die and disappear but our souls will live on forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej im jako ak an kein ad renaaj mour wōt ñan indeo.an
 Put wood on the fire so it doesn't die outAnkaane kijek ṇe bwe en jab kun.ankaan
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diedI got so upset I almost died.Iar abṇōṇōḷọk im ibōj mej.abṇōṇō
 That girl really cried and sobbed when she heard that her father had died.Eḷap an kar jañ ledik eo im batoñtoñ ke ej roñ ke emej jemān.batoñtoñ
 More than a hundred soldiers died.Emootḷọk jān bukwi rūttariṇae eṃōj aer mej.bukwi
 A chieftain has died.Ebwilọklañ.bwilọklañ
 The wind hasn’t died down at all and is actually getting stronger. P779Kōto in ej jañin ḷōmṇak in dikḷọk ak ej dejeñjeñḷọk wōt.dejeñ
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diesWhen my uncle, who's also the lineage head, dies, my older brother will take his place.Ñe emej aḷap eṇ jeū enaaj pinej jenkwan.aḷap
 Proverb: The ship that leaves will return, but the person who leaves (dies) will never return.Jeblaak in wa enāj bar jebḷaak, jeblaak in armej eban bar jebḷaak.jeblaak
 When someone dies in the Marshalls, this is a time for the coming together of their family, friends, and everyone who knew them. S14Ñe juon armej ej mej ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, men in ej juon iien kwelọk tok an ro nukun, ro jeran, im aolep ro rejeḷā kajjien.kijjie-
dieselThis motor runs on diesel.Injin e kaan tijeḷ.kaan
 The engine room had diesel oil all over.Ettijeḷjeḷ jikin injin eo.tijeḷ
dietThe women are on a diet.Liṃaraṇ rej kaainniñniñ.ainiñ
 There are many ways to cook and prepare fish for eating, and even though it is constantly in the diet, people don’t get tired of it. S23Ekanooj in lōñ wāween kōmat im kōpooj ek ñan ṃōñā im jekdọọn ewi ikutkut in aer ṃōñā ak rōban in ṃōk kake.jekdọọn
 Watch your diet because you've got diabetes.Kwōn lale aṃ ṃōñā bwe kotōñal.ṃōñā
 Fish were the only part of the Marshallese diet that provided the nutrients one gets from meat. S23Kar kijen ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt ek ñan jalele im ñan ōn ko rōaikuji jān kanniek.ōn
differentYou're no different than a sneak.Ein kwe wōt ri-ajjādikdik.ajjādikdik
 You're no different from a bad person.Āiṃ wōt ri-nana raṇ.āi-
 He's different from him.Āin juon jān e.āi-
 My boat is a bit different than yours.Āinjuonḷọk wa e waō jān wa ṇe waaṃ.āinjuon
 What made it different?Ta eo ear kāinjuone?āinjuon
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differentlyThe people in the Rālik and Ratak speak a little differently from each other. S1Armej ro ilo aelōñ in Rālik kab Ratak, eoktak jidik aer ekkonono jān doon.kōnono
 He speaks differently.Eoktak an kōnnaan.ukok
differingThose two have differing opinionsĀinjuon aerro ḷōmṇak jān doon.āinjuon
difficlutyHe has difficluty using his full sense of smelling because of his stuffy nose.Enana an kāātet kōnke eboṇ bọtin.ātāt
 He has difficluty using his full sense of smelling because of his stuffy nose.Enana an kāātet kōnke eboṇ bọtin.kōnke
difficultYou're such a V.I.P. it's difficult to get you to answer the question.Baj akajeūṃ ke epen aṃ uwaak.akaje
 You like to make it difficult for others; don't you.Kwe kar baj ri-kaakāik wōt armej.akā
 A person who hates others will find it difficult to get that job.Epen an ri-akōjdat bōk jerbal ṇeakkōjdat
 You two should not make life with each other difficult.Koṃro en jab kakāik amiro mour ippān doon.amiro
 I think we should reload the lumber before it starts raining even if it will be more difficult then. P728Eṃṃan ñe jebar ektaki tok aḷaḷ ṃokta jān an wōt bwe ej kab naaj apañḷọk wōt.apañ
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digThe way they make them, they dig down until it is near water, then cement the sides but put a rim around it with an oil drum or stones so that the sides don’t crumble and make it dirty. S22Wāween aer kōṃṃani, rej kibwiji ñan ñe epo dān innām jimeeṇe tōrerein ak apare tōrerein kōn kaajliiñ ak dekā bwe en jab rōṃ tōrerein im kōṃṃan an ettoon.apar
 Let's dig a hole.Jen kūbwij juon rọñ.kōb
 The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.kōjeje
 The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.kwaḷkoḷ
 The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.liklik
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diggingThose men are digging.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej kōb.kōb
 Prepare the shovels for it's arrowroot digging timeKōpooj dunen kōb ko bwe epāl.pāl
 Those fellows are digging taro for supper.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej tōto (etto) iaraj ṃōñein jota.tōto
dignitariesThe plane was loaded with dignitaries.Ebooḷ baḷuun eo kōn kāājāj.kāājāj
dilapidatedI had been away from my house so long that it was dilapidated.Joñan an to jako jān ṃweo eijurwewe ḷọkijurwewe
dilemmaThe coolness of the evening was upon us as was our dilemma. P1022Ejino aemedḷọk ak ebarāinwōt wōr ṃōttan kain ṇe aproro.apaproro
diligentIf you have been diligent from the beginning, we hope that when you read this page, you are able to speak and understand Marshallese. S29Eḷaññe kwaar kijenmej jān jinoun, kemij kejatdikdik bwe ilo awa in kwōj riiti peijin, kwōmaroñ kōnono im meḷeḷe kajin Ṃajeḷkijenmej
 If you have been diligent from the beginning, we hope that when you read this page, you are able to speak and understand Marshallese. S29Eḷaññe kwaar kijenmej jān jinoun, kemij kōjatdikdik bwe ilo awa in kwōj riiti peijin, kwōmaroñ kōnono im meḷeḷe kajin Ṃajeḷkōjatdikdik
dilly-dallyDon't dilly-dally.Jab rruṃwijṃwij.ruṃwij
DiluteDilute the soup.Kōdāndāne juub ṇedāndān
 Could you please dilute the toddy for me?Komaroñ ke kabodāne tok jekaro e?kabodān
 Dilute the paint with turpentine.Kapejlọk wūno ṇe kōn jerpāntain.kapejlọk
 Dilute that toddy.Kwōn kāreik jekaro ṇekāre
dilutedI only drink diluted coconut sap because I can't stand sweets.Ij idaak wōt jeruru kōn bane tōñal.jeruru
 Give the infant some diluted coconut sap.Jeruru ḷọk limen niñniñ eṇ.jeruru
 The water is diluted with salt water.Ekabodān aebōj e ippān jọọḷ.kabodān
 That toddy has been diluted.Eṃōj kabodāne jekaro eo.kabodān
 Hasn't that toddy been diluted yetEnañin kabodān ke jekaro ṇekabodān
dimensionsWhat are that box's dimensions?Ewi ded bọọk ṇeded
dimesChange the ten dollar bill to dimes.Jāniji joñoul taḷa ṇe ñan jāān dekā joñoul jāān.jāān dekā
diminishedBy the next morning our drinking water supply had diminished significantly. P1011Dān eo limemmān rujlọkin raan eo juon ekar dikḷọk wōt.lime-
dimplesShe's got double dimples.Elibwetōre jiroñ eṇ.libwetōr
dinersServe the diners.Kwōn buwaeḷọk ñan rūṃōñā raṇ.buwae
diningThey're mopping down the dining hallRej ṃaabe lowaan jikin ṃōñā eo.ṃaab
 They are eating at the dining hallRej ṃōñā ilo jikin ṃōñā eo.ṃōñā
dinnerWould you like to go with me to get some livers for dinner?Kwokōṇaan ke itok ippa kōjro etal in kaaj tok jālele in jota?aj
 Let's go get some ajbwirōk pandanus for dinner.Kōjro itōn kaajbwirōk kejota.Ajbwirōk
 He said he was going to catch us some kingfish for dinner.Ear ba enaaj kar kaaltok kijed.al
 Have you eaten dinner?Kwōnañin kōjota ke?jota
 I returned to the rice, and realizing that the left-over was enough for dinner, I then stowed it in the boat’s pantry. P390Irọọl tok ñan raij eo im ḷak lale ke ebwe ñan kōjota, ijujen kọkoṇe ḷọk wōt i lowaan pāāntōre eo an wa eo.kọkkoṇkoṇ
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dipThe dip at the party was made from oysters.Kattu eo ilo bade eo, kōṃṃan jān jukkwe.kattu
 Dip itKwōn kattuuki.kattu
 Dip your feet in the water (lagoon).Katulọk neeṃ ilojet.tulọk
diplomacyShe has diplomacy with her visitors.Ejeḷā kuṇaan ñaṇ ruwamāejet.jeḷā kuṇaa-
dippedBread dipped in coffee.Pilawā kattu kọpe.kattu
DippingDipping breadfruit in turtle fat is scrumptious.Ennọ kattu ilo wiwi in wōn.kattu
direShe was obviously in dire need to relieve herself since she made a bee-line for the restroom.Alikkar an batbat bwe ear kajju ñan ṃōn bwidej eo.batbat
 He is the one who always predicts dire consequencesRi-kajjiṃalele eo eṇ.kajjikur
DirectDirect him to our favorite fishing spot.Jiniete ḷọk ñan jikin eọñōd eṇ arro.jiniet
directionI'm dynamiting in your direction while you're dynamiting in that direction.Ij abbawaj ak kwōn abbaḷọk.abba
 I'm dynamiting in your direction while you're dynamiting in that direction.Ij abbawaj ak kwōn abbaḷọk.abba
 I saw him upset and going in that direction.Eñeo ear abṇōṇōwaj ijeṇeṇe waj.abṇōṇō
 Afraid of ghosts as he was, I saw him going in your direction.Eñeo ear abwinmakewaj ijeṇe waj.abwinmake
 He was squinting and heading in that direction thereEñeo eaar addikdik waj im wāwewaj ijeṇeṇe waj.addikdik
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directionsComplex directions.Aepokpokin meḷeḷe.aepokpok
 When the fire broke out, people were running in all directions.Ke ej ju kijek eo, eddejdej armej.dej
directlyYou are right to call it that since that’s what lies ahead,” the Old Man said looking directly at me. P436Ejiṃwe aṃ likit āt in bwe eñṇe i ṃaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo erre tok im lukkuun kalimjek meja im ba.āt
 The captain is trying to go directly to that drifting boat.Kapen eṇ ej kajjioñ kaiokḷọk wa eṇ epeḷọk.iok-
 That boat is going directly to that small islet.Wa eṇ ej iokḷọk āne jidikdik eṇ.iok-
 Where is the ship going to directly?Ia eṇ wa eṇ ej kaiokḷọk?kaiok
 The ship is going directly toward the island.Tiṃa eo eṇ ej kaiokḷọk āneṇkaiok
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DirectorWho is the Director of Education?Wōn eṇ ej jeban jikuuḷ.jeban
 That's the director of the chorus.Ṃaajta eo an jabta eo ṇeṃaajta
dirtYou're so dizzy you almost bit the dirt.Baj ajjiṃaalaliṃ ke kwoitōn ñarij laḷ.ajjiṃaalal
 Put some protection in that canoe (from dirt or for comfort).Kwōn ere lowaan wa ṇeerer
 The Captain was steering and Father was wiping oil and dirt from his hands. P866Kapen eo ekar jebwebwe ak ñe Jema ej iri ḷọk wōiḷ im tōtoon ko jān pein.irir
 Brush the dirt off your food.Kwōn kutake ḷọk tōtoon (ettoon) ṇe jān ṃōñā ṇekutak
 Can you brush out that piece of dirt?Kwōmaroñ ke pikūri ḷọk meṇọkṇọk ṇe ñan nabōj?pikūr
dirtiedThe baby dirtied its diaper.Niñniñ eo ear ṃwiik kaḷ eo an.ṃwi
dirtyDon't hang that towel up because it's dirty.Kwōn jab kaallijāljāle tọọḷ ṇe bwe ettoon.allijāljāl
 He's a dirty old man.Eaḷapḷọk im mejkaiie.aḷapḷọk
 The way they make them, they dig down until it is near water, then cement the sides but put a rim around it with an oil drum or stones so that the sides don’t crumble and make it dirty. S22Wāween aer kōṃṃani, rej kibwiji ñan ñe epo dān innām jimeeṇe tōrerein ak apare tōrerein kōn kaajliiñ ak dekā bwe en jab rōṃ tōrerein im kōṃṃan an ettoon.apar
 Wipe that dirty spot off the engine with a rag.Kwōn bōroik ijeṇe ettoon ilo injin ṇebōro
 Brush off the top of that table because it's dirty.Kwōn būraje raan tebōḷ ṇe bwe ettoon.būraj
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dirtyʻMy clothes are dirty.' (both the shirt and trousers, etc.)Ebwidejdej nuknuk .bwidej
disagreeableThe strong smell of his armpits gives him a disagreeable odorAn medwañ ekaajjiḷapḷape.ajjiḷapḷap
 He is a disagreeable young man.Likao eṇ ej juon ri-juunṃaad.juunṃaad
 What makes him disagreeable?Ta eṇ ej kajuunṃaade?juunṃaad
disagreementWhy don't you stop shaking your head in disagreement all the time.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kijoñ jejeboulul (ejjeboulul).jeboulul
disappearOur bodies will die and disappear but our souls will live on forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej im jako ak an kein ad renaaj mour wōt ñan indeo.an
 I watched the Boatswain crawl toward the front of the boat and disappear in to the darkness. P571Iḷak erre lọk ilo an Bojin eo tōbal ṃaan ḷọk im jako ḷọk i buḷōn marok ko.buḷōn
 Don't disappear because we might need you.Lale kwaar kōjjakoko bwe jenaaj aikuji eok.jako
 I know the old man’s gout would disappear if we were living on the small islands. P198Ijeḷā ke enaaj jako an ḷōḷḷap ṇe kūrro ñe kōṃro pād i aeto.kūrro
disappearedWe thought it was coming over to help and then it just disappeared.” P1157Jej ba ej pojak in jipañ ak eñin ejako.”ba
 The boat disappeared into the water.Wa eo eṇ ejakoḷọk buḷōn dān.jako
 There was an earthquake and the island disappeared.Ear kōk laḷ em jeepepḷọk āneojeepepḷọk
 I got occupied for a while and when I tried to find the boat it had disappeared over the horizon.Iṃad em ḷak bar reilọk ejetḷọk wa eo.jetḷọk
 I went barefoot because my shoes disappeared.Iar etetal im jintōb kōn an jako juuj ko .jintōb
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disappointedI'm very disappointed in your heavy drinking.Eḷap kōraate eok kōn an ḷap aṃ kadek.kōrraat
disapprovalNow where to this time,” the Captain said in disapproval. P426Ekwe bar wajjikōt in,” Kapen eo eba ilo an kōrraat.jikōt
disasterI'm not sure it's true that I am the one who has caused this disaster,” the Boatswain replied. P638Ijaje ṃool ke wūnin an or jerata ña,” Bojin eo euwaak.jerata
 This is a real disaster,” Father said. P722Ṃool ke jerata men in,” Jema eba.ṃool
disastersIf there are typhoons or other disasters, then can know about them by listening to the radio. S26Ñe ewōr taibuun im jorrāān ko rōḷḷap, remaroñ in jeḷā kake jān aer roñjake retio.taibuun
disastrousIt was disastrous for them when their father died.Ekar juon jerata ḷapḷap ke ej mej jemāer jān er.jerata
disbeliefHe shook his head in disbelief at the news of his brother's death.Ej jeboulul ilo an jab tōmak ke emej likao eo jein.jeboulul
 Oh, really?” the Boatswain said in disbelief. P628O ṃool ke?” Bojin eo eba ilo an jab tōmak.tōmak
dischargedHe was discharged from the hospital.Ear duoj jān aujpitōḷ.diwōj
disciplesThe disciples.Rijilōk ro.jijilōk
 How many disciples did Christ have?Jete kar rijjelōk ro an Kūraij?rijjelōk
disciplineHis behavior leaves a lot to be desired because of lack of discipline.Epāpijek ṃwilin ḷadik eṇ kōn an tar jān joñan an anemkwōj.pāpijek
discordThose who murmur usually create discord.Ekkā wōt an ri-aliñūrñūr kōṃṃan pok.alñūrñūr
discountWhat's the discount on this item?Jete dikḷọkun oṇāān men e?dikḷọk
discourageDon't discourage meJab kabbweere .bōbweer
 Don't discourage him from going forward.Jab kajenlikliki jān an wōnṃaanḷọk.jenliklik
discouragedWhat makes you get discouraged so easily?Ta ṇe kwōj bōbweer (ebbweer) kakebōbweer
 Don't be discouraged so easily; that is the reason why you have misfortunes.Kwōn jab bbweetkōnkōn bwe wūnin aṃ jerata ṇebweetkōn
 What is going to give us the dry land chill so we don't get discouraged?Ta eo enāj kapioin eppāneneik kōj bwe jen jab ebbweer?eppānene
discouragesHe is the who always discourages peopleRi-kabbweerer eo ṇebōbweer
discoveredHe was discovered because he exposed himself.Relo ijo ej kūttiliek ie jān wōt aloklokin.aloklok
 He is the one who discovered fire, and the legends say that the reason Americans are smart is that Etao left the Marshalls and took his knowledge to America. S13E eo ear lo kijeek, im inọñ ko rej ba bwe unin an ri-Amedka mālōtlōt, Etao ear ko jān Ṃajeḷ im bōkḷọk an mālōtlōt ñan Amedka.lelo
 He is the one who discovered fire, and the legends say that the reason Americans are smart is that Etao left the Marshalls and took his knowledge to America. S13E eo ear lo kijeek, im inọñ ko rej ba bwe unin an ri-Amedka mālōtlōt, Etao ear ko jān Ṃajeḷ im bōkḷọk an mālōtlōt ñan Amedka.mālōtlōt
discoveringDivination was important for medicine, for discovering thieves, and for locating lost objects. S21Bubu eḷap tokjān ñan wūno, ñan kapok ri-kọọt, im ñan kapok men ko rej jako.bubu
discreditsHe is shunned because he habitually discredits peopleEjool bwe e ri-baijin. / Ejool be ri-baijin men eṇ.baijin
 That woman always discredits peopleRūbbaijinjin eo eṇ.baijin
discussThe chief is calling a meeting to discuss ways of living with each other in this our community.Irooj eṇ ej kūr juon kweḷọk ñan kōnnaan kōn wāween jeṃdoon ilo bukon in ad.jeṃdoon
discussingWhat are they deliberating? what are they discussing?Ta eṇ rej kọọnjeḷe?kọọnjeḷ
diseaseThere is skin disease on your back.Ejān ālkūṃjān
 He's got the jeje disease.Ejeje ḷeeṇjeje
 What makes those people get the disease?Ta eṇ ear kajejeik armej raṇ?jeje
 This disease is contagious.Ekapopo mej in.kapopo
 When your skin disease gets really bad, you have a hard time staying alive.Ñe kokeḷe, ej baj pen mour.keḷe
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diseasesThe skin diseases on his face make him look ugly.Kiito kaṇ turin mejān rekōjepaik ḷadik eṇ.jepa
 Sailors in barks of old often had venereal diseases.Ejjeplejlej jeḷa in baak ko etto.jeplej
 Major diseases such as polio and tuberculosis have all come from foreign countries. S7Nañinmej ko rōḷḷap rej aolep itok jān aelōñ in pālle, ainwōt polio kab tiipi.nañinmej
disembarkedAfter he locked it, we turned down the lamp and disembarked. P142Ṃōjin an ḷake bọọk eo kōṃro kadikḷọk ḷaaṃ eo im to āneḷọkto
disenchantedThey were disenchanted by his speech.Jipij eo an ekakolōkabwiier.kolōkabwi-
 He was disenchanted when they rejected him.Elo bwe rōkajooke.lo
disgracefulIt's disgraceful to ask people for food.Ekajjookok tūñañ.tūñañ
disguiseDon't disguise yourself because you're easily picked out.Kwōn jab kaalọk eok bwe kwaalikkar.alọk
disguisedHe disguised himself and went to the party.Ear kōjakkōlkōl e make em lọk ñan bade eo.kōjakkōlkōl
disgustingThat's a disgusting foodIḷḷao kōn ṃōñā ṇeḷōḷao
dishThis particular dish is of lower quality than yesterday's dish.Eajliptaakḷọk iiōk in jān iiōk eo inne.ajliptaak
 This particular dish is of lower quality than yesterday's dish.Eajliptaakḷọk iiōk in jān iiōk eo inne.ajliptaak
dishesWhen we were done eating lunch, I washed the dishes and scrubbed the bits of rice and corned beef from the deck. P384Ke ej dedeḷọk ṃōñāin raelep, ikarreoiki kein ṃōñā ko im waateeke ioon wa eo jān ṃōraṃrōṃin raij kab būbrarrarin kọọnpiip.būrar
 You didn't wash these dishes too well.Jālōt in aṃ kar kwaḷi kein ṃōñā .jālōt
 The dishes you washed are the most poorly cleaned.Jālōt tata kein ṃōñā kwaar kwaḷi.jālōt
 When we finished eating breakfast the three of them attached sail and arranged the other necessary sailing gear while I washed the dishes and put them away. P836Kōmmān ṃabuñ im ḷak dedeḷọk, erjel kōḷaak wūjḷā eo im men ko jet kōbwebwein, ak ña ikarreoiki kōnnọ ko im kọkọṇi.kōbwebwei-
 When everyone was done eating, I went over again and washed the dishes and cleaned up the eating area. P967Kōmmām kar dao im ḷak dedeḷọk, ibar jikrōk im karreoiki kōṇṇọ im jikin ṃōñā eo.kōm
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disinheritedThe father disinherited his son from his land.Jemān ear kaliaik ḷadik eo nejin.kalia
disintegratesIt'll keep crumbling till it finally disintegrates.Enaaj ṃōṃōraṃrōṃḷọk (eṃṃōraṃrōṃḷọk) em maat.ṃōraṃrōṃ
dislocatedHe dislocated his collar bone.Eirḷọk diin aeran.ir
dismantledThey dismantled the house.Rōjuoke ṃweojijuok
DisneylandI remember my trip to Disneyland fondlyIj emḷọke tok tūreep eo ñan Disney Land.emḷọk
disobedienceHe'll find out the result of disobedience.Enāj lo ajāllikin jab pokake.ajāllik
 Your (three persons) disobedience is making your mother unhappy.Amijel bōt ej kōṃṃan an jinemijel inepataamijel
 Where are you toting your disobedience toKwōj etal kake adkeelel ṇe wōjaṃ ñan ia?adkeelel
disobedientDon't give him a fork because he's disobedient.Kwōn jab kabọọkọke bwe ebōt.bọọkọk
disobeyDon't disobey and get drunk, because it's forbidden for you to get drunk.Kwōn jab kōjelbabō im kadek bwe emọ aṃ kadek.kōjelbabō
disobeyingThe boy is constantly disobeying his mother.Eḷap an ḷadik eo būte jinen.bōt
dispatchedHe was dispatched to spy on the enemy.Raar jilkinḷọk bwe en jibaik(i) ri-kōjdat ro.jibai
dispensaryUsually they are located where the dispensary is. S24Ekkā aer pād ijo iṃōn taktō eo ej pād ie.kōkā
displacedThe stones have been displaced by the buffeting of the waves.Epoktak dekā ko bwe ṇo ko rej ñaliñal
displayingHe's displaying his merchandise.Ej kaalokloki ṃweiuk kaṇ an.aloklok
displaysShe displays a fond look.Emejān kālọk.kālọk
displeasedThe special power of that chief can make you sick (if you have displeased him).Aon irooj eṇ ekọkkure.ao
dispositionHe has an ugly disposition.Ḷeen enana būruon.bōro
 Nothing went right due to the boss's bad disposition.Ejjeḷọk men eṇ eoonjak kōn an bar nana taṃṃwin jeṃṃaan.wōnjak
disputedThe baseball teams had a highly disputed gameEḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk.aitwerōk
disqualifiedHe was disqualified on account of his tardiness.Raar kupiiki kōn an ikiruṃwij.kupi
disregardDon't disregard my words (don't consider my words lies).Jab door naan ko naan jekdọọn.dedoor
 Don't disregard my wishes.Jab kōjekdọọn kōṇaan ko .jekdọọn
dissatisfiedThe people from that house are dissatisfied with each other.Armej in ṃweeṇ reikrooḷ ippān doon.ikrooḷ
dissensionYour gift-reclaiming character will cause dissension.Ajejin Jowaūṃ enaaj kōṃṃan bōro jepel.ajejin Jowa
dissolvedSimply because you're a harlot, our relationship is dissolved.Jān wōt aṃ nana, etūṃ kwōd eo ikōtaarro.tūṃ kwōd
 Simply because you’re a harlot, our relationship is dissolved.Jān wōt aṃ nana, etūṃ kwōd eo ikōtaarro.jān
DistadClean up because the Distad is coming tomorrow.Koṃwin kintak bwe enaaj itok koṃja eo ilju.kintak
distanceFrom a distance he's watching the fighter planes engaging in a spectacular dogfight.Ej alluwaḷọke an jentoki ko juñaidi im buuk doon.alluwaḷọk
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āne
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āneañinene
 He won the long distance run because he seldom tires.Ear maroñ wiin ilo ettōr aetok eo kōn an jakkijeje.jakkijeje
 I watched him till he disappeared in the distance.Iar jāāleḷọk em jako.jejāāl
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distantI loved their singing but the thing is the sounds seemed so distant.Eṃṃan roñjake aer al ak men eo, eokkwaad.kokwaad
 One can clearly hear the distant rumble of waves.Ealikkar ainikien ñūñūrñūr (iññūrñūr) in ṇoñūñūr
distillingWe're distilling alcoholKōmrooj kōmat arkooḷ.kōmat
distinctIt's clear and distinct.Eṃaelọk im alikkar.ṃaelọk
distinctlyThe color of the house's paint is distinctly brightEḷap an ilartok unokan mweeṇ.ilar
distortedThe story has been distorted.Eṃōj ikūri bwebwenato eo.ikūr
distractedThey got me distracted and then sneaked out to the bar.Erro ar kōṃad innām ajjiwewe ḷọk ñan ṃōn kadek eo.ajjiwewe
 You keep being distracted by her and you won't get anything done.Kwōnāj bajjek elwaj ñane innem ejjeḷọk men eṇ etōprak.el
distressedNo one knew what the Old Man was thinking at that time but maybe he was deeply distressed in his heart. P433Ejjeḷọk eṇ ejeḷā ta eo ḷōḷḷap eo ekar ḷōmṇake ilo awa eo ak bōlen ekar lukkuun liaajḷoḷ ilowaan būruon.liaajlọḷ
 She was greatly distressed by their jeers.Eḷap an liaajlọḷ kōn aer kọkkure.liaajlọḷ
 Why do you turn away when I'm so distressed?Etke kwōj eḷḷọk jān liaajlọḷ?liaajlọḷ
distributedThey distributed the food at the birthday party.Rar jaketo-jaketak ṃōñā ko ilo iien keemem eo.jaketo-jaketak
 They distributed the big jobs among themselves, so that one of them would be Captain, one Engineer, and one Boatswain. P29Erjel kar ajeji jerbal ko rōḷḷap ikōtaerjel im āindeo bwe juon enaaj Kapen, juon Injinia, im eo juon Bojin.kōtaa-
distributingThose who are distributing the food are still doing it.Ri-ajej ro rej ajeje wōt ṃọñā eo.ajej
districtIt is good that the people of this district are united.Eṃṃan an aolep ri-bukwōn in bōro-kuk.bōro-kuk
 That boy is one of the lazy ones in that district.Ḷadik eṇ ej juon iaan ri-jowan ro ilo bukon eṇ.jowan
 The men yelled to alert the district.Ekkeilọk ḷōmaro in kairuj bukwōn eo.kōkeilọk
 You can find me in the District Administrator’s office.” P283Kōmiro naaj lo ilo opiij eṇ an Koṃja eṇ.”koṃja
 You can find him at the District Administrator’s office, because that’s where he went.” P311Kwōmaroñ loe ilo opiij eṇ an Koṃja eṇ bwe ekar etal ñan e.”koṃja
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distrustThey distrust Tony more than Alfred.Rejālkeḷọk Tony jān Alfred.jālōke
disturbanceStop causing a disturbance or a war may erupt.Jab kōṃṃan aploñloñ bwe enaaj or tariṇae.aploñloñ
 Tony is making a disturbance in the club.Toni eṇ ej kōṃṃan poktak ilo kuḷab eṇ.poktak
disturbedI am disturbed at how often he comes.Iabṇōṇōik an memakijkij (emmakijkij) an itok.abṇōṇō
disturbingThe noise of the engine is very disturbing.Eḷap an kọuwaroñroñ ainikien injin eo.uwaroñ
ditchesThe interior of this islet is full of ditches.Ejjikurkur iooj in āninjikur
diveI ran out of breath when I tried to dive deeperEjabjab-menwa ke iar kajjioñ tulọk laḷḷọk wōt.jabjab-menowan
 I can't dive deeper or I'll run out of breath.Iban tulọk ḷọk wōt bwe enaaj jabjab-menowa.jabjab-menowan
 Watch how you surf this canoe or it'll dive.Kōjparok aṃ kōttōmāleik(i) wa ṇe bwe enāj kọkweet.kōttōmāle
 The flare went up approximately 100 feet in the air before it turned and made a dive back down. P943Ekar wanlōñ ḷọk men eo im ḷak bōlen jibukwi jiṃa ne utiej, erọọl im lōkā laḷ tak.lōkā
 Dive down and get that helmet shell.Kwōn tuur tok bukbuk eṇ.tūtuur
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divedHe couldn't pull the fish in because it dived.Ear ban tōbwe ek eo ke ear wūnlọk.wūnlọk
diverseThe people of Hawaii are diverse.Ekkārere armej iAwai.kōkārere
DivideDivide up that food.Kwōn ajeji ṃōñā kaṇe.ajej
 Those who divide up the food eat last.Ri-ajej ṃōñā rej ṃōñā āliktataajej
 The man who does the calculations is now figuring out how to divide the money.Ri-jennade eo ej jennadeik wāween naaj ajeeje ṃani eo.jennade
 Come let's help each other (and divide up the separate tasks).Koṃwin itok jen jipjipañ doon.jipañ
 Divide up those breadfruit among everyone.Kwōn kajjoukḷọk kaṇe ñan aolep.kajjo
dividedThey divided their catch, and each of them got thirteen fish.Raar ajeji ek ko koṇāer im aolep rej kajjoñouljilu kijen.joñoul jilu
 I divided up the biscuits and put a few in front of each of the three of them. P811Ikar ajeji petkōj ko im likūti i ṃaan mejāerjel.māj
dividingAs soon as I was done dividing out food for him and the Boatswain I sat down and started eating. P1280Ej ṃōj ajej ḷọk kijeerro Bojin eo ak ibaj jijet laḷ ḷọk im dao.kije-
DivinationDivination was important for medicine, for discovering thieves, and for locating lost objects. S21Bubu eḷap tokjān ñan wūno, ñan kapok ri-kọọt, im ñan kapok men ko rej jako.bubu
 Is the result of the divination goodEṃṃan ke bwe in bubu eo.bubu
 The things used for divination could be coconut fronds, shoots, pandanus leaves, sennit, stones, and leaves. S21Men ko rej kōjerbali ñan bubu remaroñ kimej, juubub, maañ, ekkwaḷ, dekā, im bōlōk.bubu
 That's the true knot (the correct symbol) in divination.Ejejjet bwe eo.bwe
 The time for medication was another thing divination showed. S21Iien eo iien wūno ej bar juon iaan men ko bubu ej kwaḷọk.iien
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divingIn Japan, diving for pearls is a woman's job.An kōrā jerbal kabōōr i Jepaan.bōōr
 They are taking turns diving.Rej kajjojo tulọk.kajjojo
 That plane is always diving.Baḷuun eo ellōrakrak eṇ.lōrak
 Look at that plane diving.Lale baḷuun eṇ elōrak.lōrak
 I slept and dreamt about playing king of the mountain and other diving games on Likiep, my home island. P564Imājur im ettōṇake tok kojuwa im tuniñniñ i arin Likiep, ḷāṃorentōtōṇak
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divorcedThat couple is divorced.Ejepel jar eṇ.jepel
 That's the divorced coupleRi-jepel ro raṇ.jepel
 The woman divorced her husband because he beat her.Kōrā eo ear joḷọk ḷeo ippān kōn an ḷaireḷaire
dizzierI think John's dizzier than you but I'm the dizziest of us fourIj ḷōmṇak eaaddeboululḷọk Jọọn jān kwe ak iaaddeboulul tata iaadeañaddeboulul
dizziestI think John's dizzier than you but I'm the dizziest of us fourIj ḷōmṇak eaaddeboululḷọk Jọọn jān kwe ak iaaddeboulul tata iaadeañaddeboulul
dizzyI'm so dizzy I want to throw up.Baj addeboululū ke itōn eṃṃōj.addeboulul
 I'm dizzy and nauseated.Iaddeboulul im iṃōḷañḷōñ.addeboulul
 I was dizzy when I went to Jeeki's house yesterday to get some medicine.Iar addeboululḷọk ñan ṃōn Jeeki inne in kappok liṃō uno.addeboulul
 Don't whirl around or you'll get dizzy.Kwōn jab addeboulul bwe kwōnaaj ṃōḷañḷōñaddeboulul
 You're so dizzy you almost bit the dirt.Baj ajjiṃaalaliṃ ke kwoitōn ñarij laḷ.ajjiṃaalal
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do But what can I do if she doesn't like you.Ab in et ñe edike eok.ab in et
 Why do the prices of goods fluctuate so much nowadays?En baj abōntọun wōt wōṇāān ṃweiuk raan kein?abōṇtọun
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 Why do you strut?Etke kwōadpā?adpā
DoDo you think this is heaven?Kwōj ḷōmṇak aelōñin-lañ in ke?aelōñin-lañ
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dockThe Captain says you should come onboard and wait for him on the boat,” I repeated to the old man standing on the dock. P65Kapen e ej ba kwōn uwe tok in kōttare ioon wa e,” iāliji ḷọk ñan ḷōḷḷap eo ej jutak ioon wab eo.ālij
 Are you hungry?” Father asked me as we walked down the dock. P143Kwoeañden ke?” Jema ekajjitōk ippa ke kōṃro ej etal ioon wab eo ḷọkeañden
 I went up onto the dock and went over to where some guys were fishing, on the north side of the dock. P314Iuwe ḷọk ioon wab eo im kōttōpar ḷọk ijo jet ṃōṃaan rej eọñwōd ie, tōrerein wab eo tu iōñ.eọñwōd
 I went up onto the dock and went over to where some guys were fishing, on the north side of the dock. P314Iuwe ḷọk ioon wab eo im kōttōpar ḷọk ijo jet ṃōṃaan rej eọñwōd ie, tōrerein wab eo tu iōñ.eọñwōd
 Everyone on the dock was surprised by it. P316Aolep ro ioon wab eo im ilbōk kōn wāween eo.im
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doctorThe person in charge of the oxygen was gone and the doctor didn't know what to do.Ejako ri-akjijen eo innām taktō eo eñak en et.akjijen
 All those afflicted with ulcers see the doctor tomorrowAolep ri-aḷjer rej taktō ilju.aḷjer
 Why don't you see the doctor about that ulcer on your leg?Etke kwōj jab taktō kōn bakke ṇe neeṃ?bakke
 The doctor examined me yesterday.Taktō eo ear kakilen inne.kakōlkōl
 Summon the doctor.Lale tok taktō eo.lale
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doctoredWho doctored youWōn ṇe ear taktōik eok?taktō
doctorsIf there were radio communication on all islands in the Marshalls, sick people would not die for want of doctors or medicine, and it would also help prevent the occurrence of famine. S25Eḷañe ewōr retio in kōnono ilo aolep aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, ri-nañinmej rōban aikuj in mej kōñ an ejjeḷọk taktō ak wūno, im barāinwōt jipañ bōbrae jān an waḷọk ñūtabōbrae
 The doctors made him use a cane.Taktō ro raar kajokoṇkoṇe.jokoṇkoṇ
 Divination was something olden-time Marshallese doctors used to learn about something they didn’t understand. S21Bubu ej juon maroñ ri-wūno in etto ilo Ṃajeḷ raar kōjerbale ñe rej kōṇaan jeḷā kōn juon men eo rej jab meḷeḷe kake.kōkōpāl
 The doctors also do not allow Marshallese to treat (patients) by themselves, for the way they prepare medications is unsanitary and also they usurp the people's right to do so. S8Taktō ro rej jab bar kōtḷọk an ri-Ṃajeḷ make wūno bwe ej jab erreo aer kōṃṃan wūno im bar juon eḷap aer bōk maroñ jān armej.kōtḷọk
 All doctors are employees of the government, unlike in the USA. S7Aolep taktō rej jerbal ñan kien, ej jab āinwōt Amedkā.taktō
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documentYou have to sign the document as a witness.Kwōj aikuj jaini peba ṇe āinwot juon ri-kaṃool.jain
dodderingHe's a doddering old man.Bwijwoḷā men eṇ.bwijwoḷā
DoesDoes the front wheel have a fender?Ewōr ke abọọn wiiḷ ṇe iṃaan?abọ
 Why does this piece of cake have more ice cream on top of it than that one over there?Taunin an aijkudiimi ḷọk keek iiō jān keek iieṇ?aij kudiiṃ
 She does good sewing jobs.Eṃṃan an lieṇ ait.ait
 You have more calves than he does.Kwaajaje ḷọk jān e.ajaj
 Whatever he does always gets fouled up in the end because he relies on child help.Ejerata ḷokwan an jerbal kōn an kijoñ ajriin uwaak.ajriin uwaak
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doesntI’m sorry, but that clock doesn’t work,” the old man said. P212Joḷọk bōd ak ej jab jerbal awa e,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.awa
 Be careful that pork doesn’t get a tainted flavor.Lale ebbūrọrọ piik ṇebūbrọrọ
 Give him a pillow because he doesn’t have any. / … because there isn’t any.Kwōn ṇapitōn bwe ejjeḷọk.bwe
 I am in a big hurry here; it doesn’t matter what the boat’s name is, just that we get going,” the Captain said. P437Joñan kijerjer, jekdọọn āt rot ak men eo de eo jen jeblaak,” Kapen eo eba.de
 It sounds good and it doesn’t matter if we don’t test drive this boat because I know it works well. P336Eṃṃan ainikien im āinwōt juon ñe jejab likbade wa in bwe ijeḷā ke eṃṃan an jerbal.jab
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doesnʻtBut what can I do if she doesn't like you.Ab in et ñe edike eok.ab in et
 She doesn't know how to tuck things under the arm.Ejaje kaabjāje.abjāje
 Why doesn't he hurry up and use his middle finger so we can be on our way?En addi-eoḷapeḷọk bwe jen etal.addi-eoḷap
 He doesn't carry anything; all he does is talk.Ejaje aljek ak ejeḷā wōt kōnono.aljek
 He's a person who doesn't circulate.Ej juon armej eo ej jab allolo.allolo
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dogWho snared my dog?Wōn eo ear alluke kidu eṇ nejū?allok
 Once the dog got a whiff of the robber it started chasing him.Kidu eo ej āt wōt bwiin ri-kọọt eo aj ekōpeḷe.ātāt
 A spotted dog.Kidu pipjinjin (ippijinjin).būbjinjin
 The boy has already put sand on the dog.Eṃōj an ḷadik eo boke kidu eo.bok
 Watch out, that dog is licking your plate.Lale kidu ṇe ej daṃwij pilej ṇedaṃdeṃ
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dogfightFrom a distance he's watching the fighter planes engaging in a spectacular dogfight.Ej alluwaḷọke an jentoki ko juñaidi im buuk doon.alluwaḷọk
dogsThe dogs are licking at the plates.Kidu ko rej daṃdeṃ ilo pilej ko.daṃdeṃ
 Throw water on those dogs.Jọuni kidu kaṇe.jọjo
 The dogs traced the scent of the fugitive.Kidu ko raar kāātet nemān ri-kalbuuj eo.kāātet
 This island is full of dogs.Ekkidudu āninkidu
 Dogs have a keen sense of smell.Kidu rōkanooj jeḷā kōnāmnām.kōnāmnām
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dogʻsThe dog's wagging its tail.Kidu eṇ ej kōjjaaḷaḷe ḷokwankōjjaaḷaḷ
dogs—soIt was raining cats and dogs—so hard that it was like someone was pouring water on the cabin and the deck. P765Joñan aer mejel, āinwōt ñe ej lutōk leplep dān ioon ṃweo im ioon teek barāinwōt.lilutōk
doingWhat is he doing to make the girls shy?Ta eṇ ej kaabje ledik raṇ kaake?abje
 Father was doing his best to persevere but it was obvious that he was growing hopeless and uneasy. P1027Jema ekar kate wōt ak elukkuun alikkar an dedodo im addiṃakoko.addiṃakoko
 Those who are distributing the food are still doing itRi-ajej ro rej ajeje wōt ṃọñā eo.ajej
 Don't show your unwillingness to carry things tucked under the arm by doing it sloppily.Kwōn jab albakbōkin ṃakokoalbakbōk
 Don't just look at him or he'll think you approve of what he's doing.Enta kwōj alluwaḷọke ke enaaj ḷōmṇak eṃṃan men eṇ ej kōṃṃane.alluwaḷọk
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doingsHe nauseates people with his doings (his mixtures are nauseating).Ekadik kajjōjō an iiōk.jejō
dollShe put a little finger on the doll with a piece of cloth.Ear kaaddi-diki (kōṃṃan addi-dikin) tọḷe eo kōn mōttan nuknuk.addi-dik
 Could you put a thumb on the doll for her?Kwōmaroñ ke addi-lepe ḷọk tọọḷe ṇe nejin?addi-lep
 Olga is a doll.Ekōjaij Oḷka.jaij
dollarIs one dollar enough for your lunch?Ebwe ke juon taḷa ñan aṃ ṃōñein raelep?bwe
 Change the ten dollar bill to dimes.Jāniji joñoul taḷa ṇe ñan jāān dekā joñoul jāān.jāān dekā
 Do you have a hundred dollar billEwōr ke aṃ jibukwi taḷa piil?jibukwi
 I contributed a dollar as my share.Iar likūt juon kuṇaō taḷa.lilik
 Can I borrow a dollar from you?Imaroñ ke ṃuriik juon taḷa ippaṃ?ṃuri
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dollarsUS money/American dollars.Jāān in Amedka.jāān
 Everybody should contribute one hundred dollars for the birthday party.Aolep ej aikuj kajjibukwi taḷa ñan keemem eṇ.jibukwi
 Everybody should contribute one hundred dollars toward the church building.Aolep ej aikuj kajjibukwiḷọk ñan iṃōn jar eṇ.jibukwi
 Each of the two of them has a hundred dollars.Erro ej kajjibukwi taḷa.jibukwi
 Let's each contribute seventy dollars toward building a house.Jen kajjijilimjuonñoul taḷa ñan kalōk juon eṃ.jiljilimjuonñoul
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domesticatedWho domesticated this bird?Nājiin wōn bao e?nāji
dominateHe'll never dominate meEban peek .peek
doneThe way young men today fasten the canoe sails to the booms is not the same as the style of fastening done by young men of yesterday.Aekōrāin likao in raan kein ej jab einwōt likao in raan ko jeṃaanḷọk.aekōrā
 Let's pitch in together and the job will be done.Jen almaroñe jerbal in im enaaj pidodo an tōprak.almaroñ
 After we the two of us were done talking, we went up to where the Captain and Boatswain were. P830Ālikin aṃro kōnono ijo, kōṃro Jema wanlọñ ḷọk ñan ijo Kapen eo im Bojin eo rej pād ie.am
 Are we done unloading?” Father interjected in an attempt to stop the two of them from arguing. P703Eṃōj jej eakto wōt ke?” Jema ekajjitōk im kajjioñ bōbrae aerro wōnṃaan ḷọk wōt im aoḷ.aoḷ
 The Boatswain came after I was done pulling in the anchor and put it away where it belonged so it wouldn’t get in the way. P480Ej kab baj wātok ālik Bojin eo ke ej dedeḷọk tōbtōb im kọkoṇe jān ijo bwe en jab kaapañ jerbal.apañ
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donkeyHe's as stubborn as a donkey.Bōtin wōt tọọñke.tọọñke
dontI don’t know when he saw a glimpse of us on the road, and why he knew we were trying to reach the house. P227Iñak ñāāt wōt eo ekar lo animrokaṃro ilowaan iaḷ eo, kab etke ejeḷā ke kōṃro ej jibadek ḷọk ṃweoanimroka-
 The way they make them, they dig down until it is near water, then cement the sides but put a rim around it with an oil drum or stones so that the sides don’t crumble and make it dirty. S22Wāween aer kōṃṃani, rej kibwiji ñan ñe epo dān innām jimeeṇe tōrerein ak apare tōrerein kōn kaajliiñ ak dekā bwe en jab rōṃ tōrerein im kōṃṃan an ettoon.apar
 Then make two plates for the Boatswain and me, and maybe you should go get another can of meat because I don’t think this will be enough for all of us.” P377Innem āte tok ruo amro Bojin pileij, kab bōlen eṃṃan ñe kwōbar kwaḷọk tok juon jālele bwe ij ḷōmṇak ejabwe men ṇe.”ātet
 I said to myself, I don’t believe there’s daylight already.” P221Iba ippa make, Eban ñe eraan.”ban
 Don’t give that pork a tainted flavor.Lale kwaar kabbūrọrọik piik ṇebūbrọrọ
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DonʻtDon't go around flirting!Kwōn jab abbōjeje!abje
 Why don't you quit bothering me?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kaabṇōṇōik ?abṇōṇō
 I don't want to see you cry.Iabwin lo aṃ jañ.abōb
 Be careful they don't pour apples on your head.Lale raabōḷe bōraṃ.abōḷ
 Don't whirl around or you'll get dizzy.Kwōn jab addeboulul bwe kwōnaaj ṃōḷañḷōñaddeboulul
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doorWhen are you installing a door in that house?Kwōnaaj aore ṃōṇe ñāātaor
 A verbal skirmish took place in the house next door northJuon eo im ear waḷok ilo weta jab ṇe iōñ.im
 Install the hinges on that door.Kwōn injeje kōjām eṇ.injej
 Why does the door fit so poorly?Ta ṇe ej kōjakoṇ kōjām ṇejọkoṇ
 Has the bottom side of the door been squared?Ejukweea ke kōjām ṇejukweea
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doorwayOkay, just stay there, because I'm going to drag one end of the board up on deck and through the doorway while you hold the other end; that way it won’t fall on you or the engine,” Father suggested. P677Ekwe, kwōn kab pād wōt ijeṇe bwe inaaj ekkotak lōñ ḷọk im iperi ḷọk ioon teek i lowaan kōjām ṇe ḷọk im kwōnaaj jibwe tu ḷokaer ilo iien eṇ ij kōtḷọki bwe ren jab wōtḷọk im ure eok kab injin ṇe,” Jema ekar kapilōk tok .ipep
 When we were all finished I climbed through the doorway to the outside and took a big breath because I was really starting to get seasick from the smell of gas and oil inside. P757Ṃōjin an dedeḷọk jerbal eo itallōñ ḷọk i lowaan kōjām eo im ḷak ijo nabōj, ibōk menwa bwe āinwōt iwātin kar bar ḷōlao kōn nemān kiaj im wōil eo i lowa.lowa
dotShe wore a yellow polka dot bikiniEar pikinni kōn juon nuknuk iaḷo tiltil.tiltil
doubleShe's got double dimplesElibwetōre jiroñ eṇ.libwetōr
doubtThere was no doubt that he would come.Aelọkin ke ej naaj kar itok wōt.aelọk
 I gave him all the advice I could but he's been so spoiled that I doubt if he'll ever reform.Iar kabkūbjere em ṃōk ak kōn an kar bōd katakini eban ṃōṃan (eṃṃan).kabkūbjer
 Do not doubt him for he is also a man.Kwōn jab pere bwe juon eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan).perper
doubtfulWhat made him doubtful?Ta eṇ ear kaatowaane? atowaan
doughDo you know how to mix dough?Kwōjeḷā ke iiōk pilawā?iiōk
 Have you put leaven in the dough?Kwōnañin kọuweiki ke pilawā eo?kauwe
 Knead the dough for me.Ñale tok pilawā ṇeñal
doughnutWho made this doughnut?Tọnōtin wōn in?tọnōt
doughnutsThere are lots of doughnuts in this house.Ettonaajaj ḷaṃ jako ṃwiintonaaj
doughʻsThe dough's rising.Euwe pilawā e.uwe
doveThe planes dove.Baḷuun ko raar kātōm juñaidi.juñaidi
 The plane dove and hit the ground.Elōrak baḷuun eo em dibōj laḷ.lōrak
 He was so thirsty he dove his head into the well and started drinking.Joñan an kar maro, ej itok wōt ak eṃōt ilo aebōj eo.ṃōt
 I cut my hand on the line when the fish dove (down to break away).Eṃwijṃwij peiū ilo eo eo ke ek eo ej ñijlọkñijlọk
downA lot of them were almost all up and down the length of our boat. P999Elōñ iaer reitan aetokaer wōt wa eo waammān.aetok
 The thickness of the boat's bow slows it down.Ailipin bōran wa ṇe ekōbate.aiḷip
 He was weighted down with a sack of copra.Eajjibanban kōn pāāk in waini eo.ajjibanban
 He was whistling down the road when he was caught.Ej ajweweḷọk ilo iaḷ eo ḷọk ke rej jibwe.ajwewe
 He tends to lie down more than you.Ealebabuḷọk jān kwe.alebabu
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downfallHer relying so much on child help will be her downfall.Ajriin uwaakin kōrā eṇ enaaj kōjerataiki.ajriin uwaak
downheartedHe's really downhearted about the affair.Edọlin būroṃōj kōn men in.dọlin
downwardThe bird is gliding downward.Ejepḷā bao eo laḷtak.jepeḷā
 There goes the plane downward.Baḷuun eo eṇ laḷḷọk.laḷ
 There's that plane going downward.Baḷuun eo uweo laḷḷọk.laḷḷọk
downwardsLook downwards.Reilaḷ.reilik
downwindThe Captain cast the tiller to the south and the boat, which was advancing slowly but steadily to the north, turned downwind P908Kapen eo ejo rōkeañ ḷọk jila eo im wa eo, ke ekar baj kipeddikdik niñeañ ḷọk, ejaaḷ im kabbwe bōran im jitōñ kapilōñ.jaaḷ
 We must have been surfing downwind across the waves with favorable winds at our back for two days. P913Ruo eo ke raan in ammān kōllōkā ippān ṇo im kōto ṃōṃanṃōn eo.kōllōkā
 I said we were still on the lee side of Likiep before we turned downwind,” Father said. P920Ikar ba kōjmān kar pād wōt i liklaḷin Likiep ṃokta jān adeañ kar kabbwe,” Jema eba.liklaḷ
 We need to turn downwind because the boat is too far to the east,” he said. P890Kōjmān kabbwe bwe eḷe wa in ireaar,” eba.reeaar
 The canoes are sailing downwind with their sails on the port and the outrigger on the starboard side.Wa ko kaṇ rej tōmeañ toḷọk.tōmeañ
downwind/westwardIt sails downwind/westward to the pass.Ekabbwe ḷọk ñan to eṇ.kabbwe
draftThere is more draft in this house than in his house.Eajerwawa ḷọk ṃwiin jān ṃweeṇ iṃōn.ajerwawa
 Don't let a draft into this house.Kwōn jab kaajerwawaik ṃwiinajerwawa
 It can go close to shore because it has a shallow draft.Emaroñ wōnāneḷọk bwe ekapdik.kapdik
 Don't go too close to shore for the boat has a deep draft.Jab kepaak āne bwe ekapjulaḷ wa in.kapjulaḷ
dragThe drag on the bottom of the boat is the cause of it not running fast.Aborin kapin wa in ekōṃṃan an bat.abor
 Okay, just stay there, because I'm going to drag one end of the board up on deck and through the doorway while you hold the other end; that way it won’t fall on you or the engine,” Father suggested. P677Ekwe, kwōn kab pād wōt ijeṇe bwe inaaj ekkotak lōñ ḷọk im iperi ḷọk ioon teek i lowaan kōjām ṇe ḷọk im kwōnaaj jibwe tu ḷokaer ilo iien eṇ ij kōtḷọki bwe ren jab wōtḷọk im ure eok kab injin ṇe,” Jema ekar kapilōk tok .ipep
 Drag those fronds to the lagoon beach.Kwōn iper arḷọk kimej kaṇe.ipep
 Drag that canoe to the ocean side.Kwōn lelik ḷọk wa ṇelelik
 Don't drag that chair because it gives us the shivers.Jab iper jea ṇe bwe jemmāālel.memāālel
draggedThey dragged the bags of copra because they were too heavy.Raar ipep pāāk in waini ko kōn aer eddo.ipep
 They dragged the drunkard.Raar iper ri-kadek eo.iper
draggingThey are dragging fronds to the lagoon beach.Rej ipep arḷọk kimej.ipep
 They are dragging that canoe up from the ocean to the lagoon side.Wa eo eṇ rej lear tak.lear
dragonLots of dragon flies on this island.Ebboubub āniinboub
 This island has more dragon flies than that island.Ebboubub ḷọk āniin jān āneeṇboub
 My son is catching dragon fliesḶadik eo nejū ej kaboub.boub
dragsHe drags a leg when walking.Emāro an etetal.māro
drankI drank but did not get drunk.Iar idaak akō iar jab kadek.akō
 I put down the bread next to them and then found a tray, a small knife, and handed them over, and the Boatswain took the knife and sliced one of the loaves and we all ate and drank. P269Idoori pilawā ko iturierro innem kwaḷọk tok juon tūre, juon bakbōk im jake ḷọk men ko im Bojin eo ebōk bakbōk eo im jiḷaiti juon iaan ḷoob ko im kōmjel idaak im ṃōñādedoor
 I drank one bottle and passed out, because I had already drunk a case.Iar ilim juon bato im jorrāān, dedeinke eṃōj ilim de juon keej.dedeinke
 He came over and poured his beverage and sat down where the three of them drank coffee. P275Eitok im kōṃṃan limen im jijet ijo erjel idaak kọpe.kōṃṃan
 He drank till he got stoned.Ear idaak im kwōppeḷọk.kwōppeḷọk
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DrawDraw water for these Americans to wash their hands with.Kwōn itōktok aṃōnān ri-pālle .aṃwin
 Draw me a picture of your boat.Annañe tok ṃōk ḷōmān wa eo waaṃ.annañ
 Don't draw the line crooked.Jab kaipi aṃ je lain ṇeip
 They played to a draw.Erro kukure (ikkure) im jebo.jebo
 Draw it out.Kekaake nabōjtak.kōkkekaak
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drawingThe time for harvesting the first pandanus fruits is drawing nearEakeọin bōb tok.akeọ
 This boat is drawing a lot of water (and being impeded thereby).Eḷap an añōt wa in.añōt
 That sick person is drawing his last breath.Ḷeo enañinmej eṇ ej bōk-ubōn.bōk ob
 There were ten women who were drawing waterEkar wōr joñoul kōrā ri-itōk dān.itōk
 They are drawing waterRej itōk dān.itōk
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dreamI always dream (when I sleep) in this house.Eḷap tōtṇakṇak (ettōṇakṇak) ṇai ṃwiintōtōṇak
dreamedI slept and dreamed.Iaar kiki im ṃōdānḷọkṃadenḷọk
dreamtI slept and dreamt about playing king of the mountain and other diving games on Likiep, my home island. P564Imājur im ettōṇake tok kojuwa im tuniñniñ i arin Likiep, ḷāṃorentōtōṇak
drenchedHe's drenched from being caught in the rain.Aeṇakin ke ear wūte.aeṇak
 He's the most drenched to the skin.Aeṇaktata.aeṇak
 Man, you're drenched to the skin.Baj aeṇakūṃ ḷeaeṇak
 She got drenched to the skin from the rain.Eaiṇak jān wōt ko.aeṇak
dressHer dress made her pretty.Nuknuk eo an ekaaiboojoje.aiboojoj
 Spray some perfume on my dress.Bōkāñaje nuknuk ṇe .bōkāñaj
 She's wearing a bluish dress.Ej kōṇak juon nuknuk ebbūḷuḷu mejān.būḷu
 She is wearing a reddish dress.Ej kōṇak juon nuknuk būbrōrō (ibbūrōrō) mejānbūrōrō
 Your dress is of good fabric.Eṃṃan edin (iden) nuknuk ṇe aṃ.ed
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dressedShe is well dressed.Eṃṃan ballin lieṇ.balle
 She's always smartly dressed.Kōrā eo ekkarbōbbōb eṇ.karbōb
 It takes you an awfully long time to get dressed.Kwōmake ruṃwij in kōkōṇak (ekkōṇak) aṃ nuknuk.kōkōṇak
 Why are you all dressed upTa wūnin aṃ tōrejab?tōreejab
dressesThis year's dresses have been lengthened.Eṃōj kaaetoktok nuknuk iiō in.aetok
 One can easily pick out from a crowd those who wear long dresses.Ri-kaaitoktok nuknuk rōban peljo.aitok
 She likes full-length dresses.Emṃan nuknuk ipep ippān.ipep
 Women's dresses from Hawaii are better.Jokankan in Hawaii reṃṃanḷọk.jokankan
 She has to shrink her dresses because they are too loose for her.Eaikuj kaddikdikḷọk nuknuk kaṇ an bwe reḷḷap.kaddikdik
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drewThe line is crooked because he drew it carelessly.Eip lain eo ilo an kar ekkaiuriur im je.ip
 They drew lots to see who would go.Raar kūbween kijdik in lale wōn eo ej etal.kūbween kijdik
 They drew water from the well.Raar kanne limeer dān jān aebōj eṇ.nine
 He drew a diamond which gave him flushes.Eitok juon taiṃoṇ em kōpeḷaje.peḷaj
 The artist who drew the picture of the boat is no longer living.Ri-jiña eo ear jiñaiki pijain wa eo eṃōj an bōk kakkije.jiña
driedSalt fish and dried fish are rarely made on outer islands that have lots of fish and no one to consume them. S27Ek jọọḷ kab ek ṃōṇakṇak ekkā wōt aer kōṃṃan ilo aelōñ ko ilikin me reike ak ejjeḷọk armej in amāni.amān
 Another way to preserve fish is to smoke them and make dried fish. S27Bar juon wāween kōjparok ek bwe en to an pād, jej atiiki im kōṃṃan ek ṃōṇakṇakatiti
 Salt fish and dried fish are rarely made on outer islands that have lots of fish and no one to consume them. S27Ek jọọḷ kab ek ṃōṇakṇak ekkā wōt aer kōṃṃan ilo aelōñ ko ilikin me reike ak ejjeḷọk armej in amāni.ek
 The weaving strips of the mat are made from pandanus leaves dried by fire.Iden jaki eṇ kōṃṃan jān maañ rar.iden
 If people want to presesrve fish, they salt them and make salted fish, or smoke them and make dried fish. S27Ñe armej rej kōṇaan kato an ek pād, rej jọọḷ im kōṃṃan ek jọọḷ ak atiti im kōṃṃan ek ṃōṇakṇakjọọḷ
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drierSmoke that copra so that it will get drier.Kwōn atitiik waini kaṇe bwe ren ṃōrā ḷọkatiti
 The northeastern Marshalls are drier than the southwestern Marshalls.Ratak eañ ejọwōtwōtḷọk jān Rālik rak.jọwōtwōt
 Smoke those copra nuts so that they will get drier. / … so that they will dry faster.Kwōn atitiik waini kaṇe bwe ren ṃōrā ḷọkbwe
driesThe sun's heat is so intense on the island that everthing lying about on the ground dries up quickly.Kōn an kanooj in ḷap det ilo ān eo, eṃōkaj an diñōjḷọk men ko rej ejjedwawa ioon bwidej.diñōjḷọk
driftThe wind made the current drift the canoe southwardKōto in ekaaerōkeañḷọk wa eo.aerōkeañḷọk
 Please put scrapings of sweet smelling drift nut on his flower wreath.Ajete tok ṃōk wūt e wūtin.ajet
 Your putting sweet smelling drift nut to make coconut oil is better than mine.Ajetūṃ eñaj jān ajetū.ajet
 Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none.Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none. (Lit. Having too many eyes to take in your choice will cause you to loose your grip and to drift aft between the outrigger and the hull and away from the canoe.Elōñ mejān aṃ ātet innem kwomaroñ in peeto kōtaan apit to!ātet
 Alright, no big deal, but you should go get yourself ready so we won’t drift and end up on the island of Ṇauṇau,” the Boatswain said as he laughed. P290Ekwe ej jab nana ak kwōn kōpopo ilo boojaṃ bwe jen jab peḷọk im peek aelōñin Ṇauṇau,” Bojin eo erere ke ej ba men in.booj
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driftedThe kōrkōr drifted into the lagoon with the current.Eaewaare arḷọk kōrkōr eo.aear
 The current flowing out drifted the canoe away.Eaeliki kōrkōr eo im peḷọk.aelik
 The boat got drifted out with the current to the ocean side of the island.Eaeliki ḷọk wa eo ñan likin āneoaelik
 The boat drifted northward with the current.Rōkaeniñeañḷọk wa eo.aeniñeañḷọk
 The current drifted the canoe out to the ocean side.Eaete ḷọk kōrkōr eo ñan lik.aet
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driftersThere are a lot of drifters on this island.Ebooḷ ānin kōn pejpetok.pejpetok
driftingThe eastward current was strong and stopped us from drifting westward. P845Ekar kajoor aetak eo im bōbrae an peto wa in.ae
 I hope there are a lot of biscuits left because we are going to be drifting for a while yet,” the Boatswain said as he started to eat. P965En baj lōñ wōt ṇe petkōj kwōbōk tok ke eaetok peḷọk in,” Bojin eo eba im bwilik ṃaan meme eo.bōk
 The only thing we know for sure is that we are drifting. P1234Men eo jejeḷā de eo ke jepeḷọk.de
 The captain is trying to go directly to that drifting boatKapen eṇ ej kajjioñ kaiokḷọk wa eṇ epeḷọk.iok-
 It should hurry up this way so we can let them know we are drifting.” P1126En jarōb tok ḷọk bwe jen kōjjeḷāik er ke jepeḷọk.jarōb
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driftwoodThe ocean side shore is littered with driftwood.Eaiki likin āninaik
 This year you find more driftwood.Eaiki ḷọk iiō jab in.aik
 The ocean side of Jemọ island is littered the most with driftwood.Eaiki tata likin Jemọ.aik
 Let's go and look for cedar driftwood.Jen etal in kaaik.aik
 Remember to look for some driftwood for us.Kab kaaiktok arro.aik
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drillPlease drill a hole in this tortoise shell for me.Dāilitok ṃōk bōd e.dedāil
 Drill a hole in that board.Kimliji aḷaḷ ṇekilmij
DrinkDrink out of the faucet.Idaak jān bọjet ṇebọjet
 Drink coconuts makes you strong. Drink a coconut so that it will strengthen you.Idaak ni bwe en kadipen eok.dipen
 Drink coconuts makes you strong. Drink a coconut so that it will strengthen you.Idaak ni bwe en kadipen eok.dipen
 Drink it all up.Ilimi im kōmaate.idaak
 Give him water to drink because he's thirsty.Kaidaake bwe emaro.idaak
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drinkerCoconut drinkerRi-idaak ni.idaak
 Beer drinker.Ri-idaak pia.idaak
drinkersHave the coconut toddy fermented for the drinkers.Kajimañūñi jekaro ṇe limen ri-kadek raṇ.jimañūñ
drinkingPut ice in the drinking waterAiji dān ṇe limed.aij
 Who said it was easy to find drinking waterWōn ej ba eaḷakiie dānnin idaak?aḷakiie
 He's giddy again from drinking.Ebar baūjō kōn an tab.baūjō
 He spends his time drinking rather than studying.Ebwiden kadek ak ejjab katak.bwiden
 Okay, that’s enough of that; let’s just move forward and think about getting ourselves some drinking water,” Father said. P1212Ekwe eṃōj ṇe bwe emoot ḷọk eo kain ak jen ḷōmṇake dānnin idaak,” Jema eba.dān
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drinksThe drinks are on me.Ij jọut.jọut
 Give your boy some advice—he drinks too much.Kwōn kapilōke ḷadik eṇ nājiṃ bwe eḷap an kadek.kapilōk
drippingWhat made you so dripping wetTa ṇe ekaaeṇake eok?aeṇak
 I saw that he was dripping with sweat so I got a piece of paper and used it to fan him. P1097Ilo an ibeb ḷọk kōn menokadu im ijibwe tok juon ṃōttan peba im deele.deelel
 And he was dripping with sweat. P325Ej tōḷọk menokadu.tōḷọk
driveTry to hurry and get the engine ready and test drive it before tomorrow afternoon.” P110Kajjioñ kadede ḷọk aṃ booje injin ṇe im likbade ilju ṃōṃkaj jān raelep.”booj
 Don't drive so fast or we will have an accident.Kwōn jab kaiiṃi lo aṃ kattōr bwe jenaaj itaak.iiṃ
 It sounds good and it doesn’t matter if we don’t test drive this boat because I know it works well. P336Eṃṃan ainikien im āinwōt juon ñe jejab likbade wa in bwe ijeḷā ke eṃṃan an jerbal.jab
 I went for an evening drive.Iar jitoja in jota.jitoja
 Drive those things over to Rita.Jitojaik ḷọk men kaṇe ñan Rita.jitoja
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driverDue to its excessive speed, the driver tried in vain to stop the vehicle but it smashed against the house killing the driver.Kōn an kanooj iiṃ wa eo, ri-kattōr eo ear kajjioñ kabōjrake ak iiṃ eo an ekōjbouki ḷọk ooṃ itaak im jepdak ikiin ṃweo im mej ri-kattōr eo.kōjbouk
 Due to its excessive speed, the driver tried in vain to stop the vehicle but it smashed against the house killing the driver.Kōn an kanooj iiṃ wa eo, ri-kattōr eo ear kajjioñ kabōjrake ak iiṃ eo an ekōjbouki ḷọk ooṃ itaak im jepdak ikiin ṃweo im mej ri-kattōr eo.kōjbouk
drivesYour attractiveness drives me insane.Aneptokūṃ ekọkkure ḷōmṇakaneptok
 He's always braking when he drives.Ebbūreekek an kijak eṇ kattōr.būreek
 Robert's boy drives all over the place.Ekadik tūtūraipip (ittūraipip) ḷadik eṇ nājin Robōt.tūraip
drivingHer sexy ways are driving me crazy.Ikiddik kaṇ an lieṇ rōkọkkure ḷōmṇakikiddik
 His driving is frightening.Elukkuun kaammijak an kattōr.kaammijak
 Where are you driving the car?Kwōj kaarar ḷọk ñan ia?kaarar
 Let's take turns driving.Kōjero kajjojo tūraip.kajjojo
drizzlingIt was drizzling, and when I jumped from the dock to the boat, the Captain came up from inside the boat. P45Ear jaadin jijidwōtwōt im ke ij kelọk jān ioon wab eo ñan wa eo, Kapen eo ej wanlōñ tak jān lowaan wa eo.jaad
 It was drizzling, and when I jumped from the dock to the boat, the Captain came up from inside the boat. P45Ear jaadin jijidwōtwōt im ke ij kelọk jān ioon wab eo ñan wa eo, Kapen eo ej wanlōñ tak jān lowaan wa eo.jijidwōtwōt
dropDon't carry the baby with one hand or you'll drop itKwōn jab arorāiki niñniñ ṇe bwe enaaj wōtlọk.arorā
 I just thought I would drop by. I thought of dropping by anyway.Iar baj ḷōmṇak wōt in itok.baj
 Don't carry that baby with one hand because you might drop itJab jalenpāik(i) niñniñ ṇe bwe emaroñ wōtlọk.jalenpā
 Don't drop the box or it will break.Jab kajek bọọk ṇe bwe enaaj rup.kajek
 Like I said, my son and I are going to drop by your house this evening,” I heard Father say. P117Āinwōt kar ba ke kōṃro ḷe nejū naaj iukkure waj ñan ṃween iṃōṃ jọteen in ḷọk,” iroñ an Jema ba.kukure
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droppedI dropped out of school.Ijipikpik jān jikuuḷ.jipikpik
 We could feel the ground quaking when the H-bomb was dropped at Bikini Atoll.Kōm ar eñjake an ṃweiur laḷ ke ej wōtlọk baaṃ eo iPikinni.ṃweiur
 Come, let's go get tarps for us while the price has dropped.Itok kōjro tan kōtaaboḷan arro ke ej ja wōtlọk wōṇāān.taaboḷan
droppingI just thought I would drop by. I thought of dropping by anyway.Iar baj ḷōmṇak wōt in itok.baj
droppingsHe scraped up the droppings.Ear kar kūbwe eo jān laḷ.kar
dropsWhere are all those drops coming from?Ia in ej būbūtbūt (ibbūtbūt) tok jāne?būbūtbūt
 The lagoon bottom of this islet drops off exceptionally steeply.Ejjeḷọk wōt jirūṃlele in iar in āninjirūṃle
 Where are those drops coming from?Ia in ej pipilpil (ippilpil) tokpil
 Give that child five drops of cough medicine.Kaidaak ajri ṇe ḷalem pil in wūnokwan pokpok.pil
drownDon't play that keel-haul game or you'll drown.Koṃ jab tuṃaḷ bwe koṃ naaj maḷoñ.tuṃaḷ
drownedHe drowned the cats.Ear wūji kuuj ko.wūj
drowningEvery time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.bwije-
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.jepjep
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.jidik illọk jidik
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.kietak
 That child is always (coming close to) drowning.Ajri eo emmaḷoñḷoñ eṇ.maḷoñ
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drowsinessFather’s voice roused me from my drowsiness. P116Ainikien Jema ekọruj jān tan kar memadidiḷok.memadidi
drumWhen the drummer started beating on his drum the audience was amazed.Ri-aje eo eḷak pikūri aje eo nājin, eḷọkjān an armej ro.aje
 The way they make them, they dig down until it is near water, then cement the sides but put a rim around it with an oil drum or stones so that the sides don’t crumble and make it dirty. S22Wāween aer kōṃṃani, rej kibwiji ñan ñe epo dān innām jimeeṇe tōrerein ak apare tōrerein kōn kaajliiñ ak dekā bwe en jab rōṃ tōrerein im kōṃṃan an ettoon.apar
 The drum is rolling around on the deck of the ship.Kajiliñ eo ej dedāpilpil (eddāpilpil) i raan wa eo.dāpilpil
 Roll away that empty gasoline drum.Kwōn kōjabwiḷḷọk kaajliiñ ṇejabwilbwil
 He lifted and threw the drum.Ekiliblibi ḷọk tūraṃ eo.kiliblib
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drummerWhen the drummer started beating on his drum the audience was amazed.Ri-aje eo eḷak pikūri aje eo nājin, eḷọkjān an armej ro.aje
 That's the drummer.Ripenpen aje eo ṇepenpen
drumsMarshallese drums are good.Eṃṃan ajein Majeḷ.aje
 Lash those drums downKwōn ḷajiiñi tūraṃ kaṇe.ḷajiiñ
drunkI drank but did not get drunk.Iar idaak akō iar jab kadek.akō
 They carried the drunk tucked under their arms to the jail.