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EFrom then on, we stopped cooking rice. P1012 (ammem and kijemmem are (E) first person plural exclusive forms)Jān iien eo im wōnṃaan ḷọk ekar bōjrak ammem kōmat kijemmem raij.am
 They are cross cousins. (E)Rej riliki doon.riliki-
EachEach policeman had a night stick.Aolep bwilijmāāṇ rej kajjo aḷaḷin deñdeñ.aḷaḷ in deñdeñ
 You two should not make life with each other difficult.Koṃro en jab kakāik amiro mour ippān doon.amiro
 You shouldn't fight each other or a great misfortune will result.Koṃro en jab an armeje doon bwe enaaj or bwijerro.an armeje doon
 It's lucky and our fate to see each other again.Jide im anilen bwe jen bar lo doon.anilen
 We can't go on clinging to each other forever.Eban ein dein ḷọk wōt arro aibabbab in deo.bab
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eagerI started running—that’s how eager I was. P147Ij tōtōr wōt, joñan kijerjer.kijerjer
 I’ve been weaving mats and keeping myself busy, but I’m eager to go back to the small islands.” P195Ij āj jaki im kōṃad ak ilukkuun kijooror in rọọl ñan aeto kaṇ.”ṃadṃōd
 They are both eager for revenge.Eḷap an ḷōṃaraṇ paḷe doon.paḷ
EañAfter a few days, the Ratak Eañ field trip ship set sail and we sailed to Likiep with all our cargo. P1349Ālikin jet raan jān iien eo, ejerak waan raun eo ñan Ratak Eañ im kōmmān uwe kōn ṃweiuk ko ṃweiemmān ioon ñan Likiep.ṃweiuk
earlobeWho made a hole in your earlobe?Wōn ṇe ear ili lọjilñūṃ?il
earlobesShe is the one who makes holes in earlobes.Ri-il eo eṇ.il
EarlyEarly the next evening we sailed toward the lagoon side of Kwajalein and came up alongside the same pier where we had been before we had set sail. P1338Raan eo juon, ke ekar jota dikdikḷọk, kōmmān tōkeak ḷọk i arin Kwajleen im bar atartar ilo ejja wab eo kōmmān kar pād ie ṃōṃkaj jān ammān kar jeblaak.jeblaak
 You get up awfully early, don't you?Enañin jibboñe aṃ ruj?jibboñ
 S/he always gets up early in the morning.Aolep iien ej ruj in jijimmarokrok.jimmarok
 Don't you get up awfully early?Enañin jimmaroke aṃ ruj?jimmarok
 I think we’ll spot the island early tomorrow morning. P843Ij ḷōmṇak ilju jibboñtata jelo ān eo.lelo
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earnI'm aiming to earn $300 this month.Ij kōjaake jilubukwi taḷa allōñ in.jaak
earningHow much are you earning? how many are you making?Jete ṇe kwōj kōṃṃane?kōṃṃan
earphonesHe put on the earphones.Ear kōḷaak kein kāroñjake ko.kāroñjak
earringYour earring looks nice.Eṃṃan diede ṇe dieṃ.diede
earringsMarshallese earrings.Diedein Ṃajeḷdiede
 Wear your earrings.Kwōn diek diede ṇe dieṃ.diede
 Put some earrings on that girl.Kwōn kadiedeik ledik ṇediede
earsPeople don't pierce ears as much nowadays.Edikḷọk ilil raan kein.il
 He's got elephant ears.Ejjerakrōk lọjilñin.jerakrōk
 Don't make him talk because it's hurting our ears.Kwōn jab kakkōnonoiki bwe jeuwaroñ.kōnono
 The old man has pierced his ears.Eṃōj an ḷōḷḷap eṇ wiā lọjiliñin.wie
earthHas the earth oven been covered?Enañin bal ke uṃ eo?bal
 Mary will be the one to cover the earth ovenMary enaaj e eo enaaj ri-kōbale uṃ eṇ.bal
 An eclipse of the moon comes about when the earth blocks off the sunlight from it.Ej bōtōktōk allōñ ñe laḷ in ej pinej meramin aḷ jāne.bōtōktōk allōñ
 Bombs will destroy the earth.Baaṃ kaṇe rōnaaj kajeepepḷọk laḷ in.jeepepḷọk
 Has the earth oven been uncovered yet?Enañin jukok ke uṃ eo?jukok
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earthquakeThere was an earthquake and the island disappeared.Ear kōk laḷ em jeepepḷọk āneojeepepḷọk
easeGive him a little medicine to ease his pain.Lelọk jidik wūno bwe en kōṃade jān an metak.ṃad
easierIt's easier to tow than before.Eaikiie ḷọk jān ṃoktaaik
 Another way in which radio has made life easier for Marshallese concerns their songs. S26Bar juon men, retio eṃōj an kapidodoḷọk ñan ri-Ṃajeḷ, ej kijjien al ko aer.kijjie-
 Another way in which radio has made life easier for Marshallese concerns their songs. S26Bar juon men, retio eṃōj an kapidodoḷọk ñan ri-Ṃajeḷ, ej kijjien al ko aer.pidodo
 Maybe the box was painted white so it would be easier to see in the dark. P512Kilin bọọk eo euno mouj bwe en jab aelọk ilo boñ.wūno
easiestIs it the easiest to tow?Aikiie tata ke?aik
 Alfred's canoe is the easiest to turn.Jaḷiie tata wa eṇ waan Alfred.jaḷiie
easilyOne can easily pick out from a crowd those who wear long dresses.Ri-kaaitoktok nuknuk rōban peljo.aitok
 Let's go locate the frigate birds' roost so we can easily catch them tonight.Jen ilān akajoki ak kaṇ bwe en kab pidodo ad jejọñ (ejjọñ).akajok
 They can easily notice your peeping.Rej naaj kile wōt allimōmōūṃ.allimōmō
 Don't disguise yourself because you're easily picked out.Kwōn jab kaalọk eok bwe kwaalikkar.alọk
 Don't worry because I can easily get it for you.Jab inepata bwe eaḷakiie.aḷakiie
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eastThe cool air is coming from the east.Eaeṃōḷoḷo tok jān rear.aeṃōḷoḷo
 Throw chum toward the east while I throw chum toward the west.Kaaṃaṃ tawaj bwe ij kaaṃaṃ to.aṃaṃ
 We thought you were still on that atoll east of here.” P230Jej ba kwōj pād wōt iaelōñ ṇe i reeaar.”ba
 He’s been saying we were off course since Roi-Namur and that we should tack windward because land was to the east, but you said no. P1236Eḷak kar ba ke jebuñ jān Ruōt im jen bwābwe wōt bwe aelōñ eo epād i reeaar, ekwe kwōbar ba ke eaab.buñ
 And in the middle of the night, the two of them put up the sail again and we started going on our way to the east. P1180Im ḷak eoḷapān ḷọk boñon eo, erro bar jerak e wūjḷā eo im kōmmān jino bar bweradik ḷọk ilo iiaḷ eo ammān tak ḷọkbweradik
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EasterEaster SundayJabōt in Easter.Jabōt
easterlyThe current is moving easterly in your (the person spoken to) direction today.Eaetakwaj rainiin.ae
 This easterly current is quite strong.Eḷap an kajoor aeto in.aeto
easternThey were fishing for akajin toward the eastern end of the island.Erro rej kaakajinḷọk ñan jittak-eṇ.akajin
 The ship is at the eastern ocean side of this island.Wa eo eṇ epād likiej.ej
 The children of an irooj (chief) are bwidak and they are also called irooj-iddik in the Ratak (eastern) atolls.Bwidak ej irooj-iddik ilo aelōñ ko ilo Ratak.irooj-iddik
 The eastern dialectKajin Ratak.kajin
 Don't walk here because it's the eastern side of the house.Jab etetal ijin bwe lọpet.pet
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easternmostThe Marshalls is in 1965 the easternmost district in the Trust Territory. S1Ṃajeḷ ej tijtūrūk eo reeaar tata ilo Trust Territory.reeaar
eastwardThe eastward current was strong and stopped us from drifting westward. P845Ekar kajoor aetak eo im bōbrae an peto wa in.ae
 The current on the ocean-side is stronger than in the lagoon, however, the current in the pass is the strongest flowing eastward.Eaet ḷọk lik jān ar ak eaetak tata lowaan to eṇ.aet
 The current is currently flowing eastward in the pass today.Eaetak lowaan to eṇ rainiin.aetak
 The boat got caught in the eastward flowing current and couldn't move forward.Eaetake booj eo im ñak wōnṃaanḷọk.aetak
 The current is presently flowing eastward.Eaetakḷọk ilo tōre in.aetak
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easyThis boat is easy to tow.Eaikiie wa e.aik
 The association of the broken-hearted is easy to detect.Aililōkin ḷaro eban peljo.aililōk
 Boil those pandanus so that they will be easy for us to chew.Kwōn aintini bōb kaṇe bwe ren pidodo ad wōdwōd.aintiin
 A type of food that's not easy to find.Juon ṃōñā eo eaḷakiia.aḷakiia
 Who said it was easy to find drinking water?Wōn ej ba eaḷakiie dānnin idaak?aḷakiie
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eatUse the surround net and get us some fish for we're dying to eat fishKaaejek tok kijed ek bwe jebatur.aejek
 You fellows go bring us some surgeonfish to eat to quench our craving to eat fish.Koṃwin ilān kaaelmeej tok kijed bwe jebatur.aelmeej
 You fellows go bring us some surgeonfish to eat to quench our craving to eat fish.Koṃwin ilān kaaelmeej tok kijed bwe jebatur.aelmeej
 We shall share this food equally so everyone can eat.Jenaaj aikiuuk ṃōñā e bwe aolep en ṃōñāaikiu
 The pandanus keys near the stem are not good (to eat).Enana ainṃakin bōb.ainṃak
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eatenHave the three of you eaten?Eṃōj ke amijel ṃōñāamijel
 I'm hungry for fish because I haven't eaten any for a long time.Eḷap batur bwe eto jañin ṃōñā ek.batur
 I haven't eaten since yesterday.Ij jañin dao jān inne.dao
 He has eaten four times so far.Emān de kōttan an ṃōñāemān
 The boy hasn't eaten breakfast yet.Ḷadik eo ej jañin ṃōñāin jibboñ.jañin
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eatingIt was good to watch the Pikinni people eating with chopsticks.Emṃan ad aluje an ri-Pikinni raṇ ṃōñā kōn aji.aji
 Eating bread in the morning gives me that uncomfortable feeling of a stomach overstuffed with food.Ṃōñā pilawā in jibboñ ekaakekeik lọjiō.akeke
 Watch your eating so you don't leave candy crumbs on the table.Lale aṃ ṃōñā ijeṇe bwe kwōnaaj kaametōṃaiki ioon tebōḷ ṇeametōṃa
 Wash your hands before eating.Kwōn aṃwin(i) peiṃ ṃokta jān aṃ ṃōñāaṃwin
 He's charged with washing people's hands after eating.Ri-aṃwin eo ṇeaṃwin
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eatsWash his hands after he eats.Aṃwin pein ṃōjin an ṃōñāaṃwin
 She is always eating coconut with something. She eats coconut with anything.Lio ejjiraalal ṇejiraal
 He's the one who always eats while he's walking.Ri-jotal eo ṇejotal
 He usually eats riceEkkā wōt an ṃōñā raij.kōkā
ebbIt's ebb tideEroj.roj
ebbingIt's better that we tow it when the tide is ebbing.Ekkar bwe jen akekein pāātḷọk.akake
EbeyeEbeye is one of the island in Kwajalein Atoll.Ibae ej juon iaan āne ko ilo aelōñ in Kuajleen.Ibae
 The living quarters on Ebeye are too crowded.Eḷap an idepdep iṃōn jokwe ko ilo Ebeye.idepdep
 These people on Ebeye work at Kwajalein Island, site of missle launching of the American military. S1Armej rein ioon Epjā rej jerbal ilo Kuwajleen, jikin kōkeḷọk mijeḷ an rūttariṇae in Amedka.kālọk
 Ebeye, in Kwajalein Atoll, is in 1965 the secondary seat of government in the Marshalls. S1Epjā, ilo aelōñ in Kuwajleen, ej jikin eo kein karuo an kien ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷkein karuo
EbonThe currents around the Ebon Atoll passage are quite strong.Ekajoor aekijekin to eṇ i Epoon.aekijek
 When a school of bonitos enter the lagoon in Ebon and can't find it way out it means the entire school is in the basket.Ajilowōdin ikōn arin Epoon meḷeḷein bwe emejlep.ajilowōd
 The ajoḷ pandanus variety from Ebon cannot grow anywhere else.Ajoḷin Epoon eban eddek ilo bar juon āneAjoḷ
 Grass skirts made in Ebon are better than the ones made in Mājro.Eṃṃan ḷọk in in Epoon jān Mājro.in
 It got to Ebon yesterdayEj jeb i Epoon inne.jeb
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eclipseAn eclipse of the moon comes about when the earth blocks off the sunlight from it.Ej bōtōktōk allōñ ñe laḷ in ej pinej meramin aḷ jāne.bōtōktōk allōñ
eclipsingThe sun is eclipsing (literally, bleeding)Ebōtōktōk aḷ.aḷ
ecstasyHearing the song sent him into ecstasy.Elọudiñdiñ kōn an roñ al eo.lọudiñdiñ
edgeDo the canoe builders from Mili do a good job of tying the sail edge to the gaff?Eṃṃan ke aeṃaanin rijekjek waan Mile?aeṃaan
 Do you know how to fasten the edge of the sail to the gaff of the canoe?Kwōjeḷā ke aeṃaan?aeṃaan
 The waves are big at the edge of the reef.Eḷap ṇo bōran baal.bōran baal
 The man is fishing on the reef edge.Ḷeo eṇ ej eañwōd ioon baal.ioo-
 The wave flopped him down on the reef edge.Ṇo eo ekōjaliraraiki ṇa ioon pedped.jālirara
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edgesIts edges are more scorched in that direction.Eaerarḷọk tōrerein ḷọkaerar
 There are a lot of fish in the reef edges of the Marshalls.Eike baal in Ṃajeḷbaal
 Weave the edges on the hat so it will be completedKwōn jekōte at ṇe bwe en ṃōjjekōt
 File down the edges.Ḷāik jidik tōrerein.ḷā
edgyDon't joke with him as he's edgy.Kwōn jab kōkjakjek ippān bwe eiddimkwi.idimkwi
educatedHe is an educated personEj juon eo ekanooj jeḷāḷọkjeṇ.jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ
EducationWho is the Director of Education?Wōn eṇ ej jeban jikuuḷ.jeban
 How much education does she have?Ewi joñan jeḷāḷọkjeṇ eṇ an?jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ
 He has a four year college education.Joñan jeḷāḷọkjeṇ ej emān iiō kaḷaj.jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ
eelsThere are lots of eels along the lagoon side of this islet.Eṃaje iarin āninṃaj
 Be careful of poking your bare hand into holes or eels will bite you.Lale aṃ rore (errwe) bwe ṃaj enāj kij peiṃ.rore
eerieThis graveyard is eerie.Ekaabwinmakeke wūleej in.abwinmake
effectMy working alone won't have any negative effect on our relationship.Ajerreū ejamin kōṃṃan oktak in kōtaan nokwōn eo arro.ajerre
effectsBeware of breaking the taboos or our medicines will bring on adverse effects.Lale aṃ aḷok bwe enāj rọọl utōn wūno kaṇe arro.aḷok
effeminateHe's effeminate.Ekōrā ḷeeṇkōrā
effortRemember—there is a definite effort to bring it back to mind.Keememej.ememej
eggYou always rob the hens of their eggs and it's true that you are an egg robber.Aolep iien kwōj eaklepi lolo kaṇe im ṃool ke kwe kwōj juon ri-eaklep.eaklep
 They ate egg sandwichesRaar ṃōñā jāānwūj in lep.jāānwūj
 Which hen left that egg unhatchedKurōn lọlọọt ṇekor
 This egg is fresh.Etabwil lep e.tabwil
eggsThe turtle is going to lay eggs.Ebatbat wōn eṇ.batbat
 You always rob the hens of their eggs and it's true that you are an egg robber.Aolep iien kwōj eaklepi lolo kaṇe im ṃool ke kwe kwōj juon ri-eaklep.eaklep
 Don't rob the hen of her eggs so she can have chicks.Jab eaklepe bao eṇ bwe ennejnej.eaklep
 There's a hole in the sand for turtle eggs.Juon eṇ jọun lipen wōn.jọ
 The eggs are ready to hatch.Ekune lep ko.kune
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eightAt eight o'clock in the evening of our fifty-fifth night, if my mental arithmetic was correct, the Captain was steering and something amazing made an appearance. P1025 P1025Boñon eo kein kalemñoul ḷalem, ñe ejiṃwe aṇtọọne ḷọk, ilo kar ruatimjuon awa jọteen eo ke Kapen eo ej jebwebwe, juon men in bwilōñ ekar waḷọk.aṇtọọn
 At this time I was seven or eight years old—I don’t exactly remember which. P2Ilo iien in eor jiljilimjuon ak rualitōk iiō—ij jab kanooj ememej.ememej
 Is it exactly eight o'clockEnañin jejjet ke ruwalitōk awa?jejjet
 The number of students in these schools is usually from 20 to 80, including grades one through eight. S24Oran ri-jikuuḷ ilo jikuuḷ kein ekkā jān roñoul ñan rualitōkñoul, koba kilaaj juon ñan rualitōk.jikuuḷ
 The number of students in these schools is usually from 20 to 80, including grades one through eight. S24Oran ri-jikuuḷ ilo jikuuḷ kein ekkā jān roñoul ñan rualitōkñoul, koba kilaaj juon ñan rualitōk.kōkā
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eighteenThere are thirty-four islands in the Marshalls: eighteen islands in the Rālik and sixteen in the Ratak. S1Eor jilñuul-emān aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ: joñoul-rualitōk aelōñ in Rālik im joñoul-jiljino aelōñ in Ratak.Ṃajeḷ
 There are in 1965 about eighteen thousand people in the Marshalls today. S3Eor tarrin joñoul rualitōk taujin armej ilo Ṃajeḷ rainin.tarrin
eighthAfter eighth grade, those students the teachers think are able to attend high school are sent to Majuro as of 1965. S24Ālkin kilaaj rualitōk, ro ri-kaki ro rej ḷōmṇak bwe remaroñ etal ñan ae jikuuḷ, rej jilikinḷọk er ñan Mājro.ia
 After eighth grade, those students the teachers think are able to attend high school are sent to Majuro as of 1965. S24Ālkin kilaaj rualitōk, ro ri-kaki ro rej ḷōmṇak bwe remaroñ etal ñan ae jikuuḷ, rej jilikinḷọk er ñan Mājro.ro
 After eighth grade, those students the teachers think are able to attend high school are sent to Majuro as of 1965. S24Ālkin kilaaj rualitōk, ro ri-kaki ro rej ḷōmṇak bwe remaroñ etal ñan ae jikuuḷ, rej jilikinḷọk er ñan Mājro.ri-kaki
eightyThe rental for my apartment is one hundred eighty dollars a month.Oṇāān jata eo an ṃweeṇ ij jokwe ie ej jibukwi ruwalitoññoul taḷa.oṇāān jata
EiniwetokBikini and Einiwetok are where America tested bombs. S1Pikinni im Ānewetak rej ijoko Amedka ear teej baaṃ ie.teej
eitherThere is usually no one living on either end of an island.Ajokḷāin juon āne ekkā wōt an ejjeḷọk armej ej jokwe ie.ajokḷā
 And it’s not the Engineer’s, either.” P642Ak ijeḷā ke ej jab bar an Injinia ṇe.”bar
 In the game of anidep, you need to know and be prepared to kick the ball either forward or backward as necessary when it's been kicked toward you.Ilo anidep, kwōj aikuj jeḷā im pojak in jaṃliki ak jōṃṃaane bọọḷ eo ñe renaaj jaṃewaj.jaṃlik
 Does either of you know when the wind started to die down?” the Captain asked Father and the Boatswain. P831Koṃro jeḷā ekar jino dikḷọk kōto in ñāāt?” Kapen eo ekar kajjitōk ippān Jema im Bojin eo.jijino
elaborateWould you elaborate upon your speech?Kwōn tipdiki tok ṃōk meḷeḷein jipij eo aṃ.tipdik
ElbertʻsAnbūri pandanus from the ocean side of Elbert's house.Anbūriin likin ṃweeṇ iṃōn Eḷpāār.Anbūri
elbowsThe women are lying with their heads propped on their elbows as they watch TV.Kōrā ro raṇ rej jepdak im alooj TV.jepdak
elderThe chanting of elder folks of not so long ago was quite spectacular.Allōkin rūtto ro jeṃaanḷọk ekōppaḷpaḷ.allōk
elderlyHe's elderly but still immature.Erūtto ak ejekapeel.jekapeel
eldersRespect your elders.Kwōn kaaḷapḷap.aḷap
 He knows how to respect elders.Ejeḷā kaaḷapḷap.kaaḷapḷap
 Don't insult your elders.Jab kōṇaan kallulu aḷap.lilu
 An old man taught me to respect my elders,” I said. P297Juon ḷōḷḷap ekar katakin bwe in kautiej rūtto,” iba.utiej
eldestThe eldest brother is entitled to an inheritance.Ḷeo erūtto tata ej ri-jolōt.jolōt
electedDid you get elected?Koteru ke ilo kōkāālel (ekkāālel) eoteru
electionHis popularity made him win the last election.Aneptokin ekōṃṃan an maroñ tōprak ilo ekkāālel eo ḷọkaneptok
 The election yesterday was a tie.Ejebo kar ekkāleel eo inne.jebo
 Is the election over yet?Eṃōj ke aer kōkāālel (ekkāālel)?kōkāālel
electricThe electric saw sawed off the carpenter's thumb.Jidpān jarom eo ejidpāne addi-lepān kaaṃtō eo.addi-lep
 Watch out or you might get a shock from that electric lineLale kwōjarom ilo toon jarom ṇejarom
 The electricians are working on the electric pole.Ri-jarom ro raṇ rej kōmṃane juren jarom eṇ.jarom
 The electric line shocked the boy.Toon jarom eo ejarome ḷadik eo.jarom
 Electric poleJurōn jarom.joor
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electriciansThe electricians are working on the electric pole.Ri-jarom ro raṇ rej kōmṃane juren jarom eṇ.jarom
electricityLong ago there was no electricity.Iien ko etto ekar ejjeḷọk jarom.etto
 Can you install electricity in his house?Komaroñ ke jarome mweeṇ iṃōn?jarom
elegantHe surely is an elegant gentlemanEj baj jeḷā ṃantin kāilar.kāilar
elephantHe's got elephant earsEjjerakrōk lọjilñin.jerakrōk
elephant-huntingThe men went elephant-hunting.Ḷōṃaro raar kaeḷbōn.eḷbōn
elephantsThere are elephants all over India.Eeḷbōne buḷōn Intia.eḷbōn
 The elephants from India are huge.Eḷap an eḷḷap elbōn in India.eḷbōn
elevatorThe 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
elevenYou must catch eleven fish before you return.Kwōn kajoñoul juone ek ṇe koṇaṃ ṃokta jān aṃ rọọl.joñoul juon
eloquentThat's the eloquent oratorRukwaḷọk naan eo ewājepādik ṇekwaḷọk naan
elseNo one has greater inalienable rights than anyone else.Ejjeḷọk eṇ eademlōkmejḷọk jān bar juon.addemlōkmej
 The ajoḷ pandanus variety from Ebon cannot grow anywhere else.Ajoḷin Epoon eban eddek ilo bar juon āneAjoḷ
 Better hurry because there are a few men who rush ahead of everyone else to fish for the goatfish in the morning.Kwōn kaiur bwe elōñ ri-akḷañe jo eṇ in jibboñ.akḷañ
 Your job is to be hammerer; you shouldn't do anything else.Jerbal eo aṃ ri-aṃa; ebar ejjeḷọk men eṇ kwōn kōṃṃane.aṃa
 There was nothing else, even a dark shadow that would have been there since it was so close; even though the lights went out we should still have made out its shape. P1154Ejej kain ṇe bar memarokrok ak lelorin annañ ke baj joñan eppak eo an, jekdọọn ñe ekun ak kōmin kar lo wōt annañin.annañ
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ElvisHe sang and mimicked Elvis PresleyEar al im arin Eḷbōj Būrejle.ari-
emaciatedHis recent illness emaciated himNañinmej eo an ekōbbōje.bōbōj
embalmedHis corpse was embalmed.Raar kōbọrōke ānbwinninkōbọrōk
embarassmentJohn didn’t know what to say because of his embarassment for James when he fell.Jọọn eñak ta eo en ba kōn an mejko kake Jemej ke ear buñ.kōn
embarrassThat man is one who is hard to embarrass.Ḷeeṇ ej juon eṇ ri-jājjookok.jājjookok
embarrassedHe is easily embarrassed -- very shy.Ejjookok ḷeeṇjook
 I'm embarrassed for your behavior.Ekotok-kilū kōn mānōt kaṇe aṃ.kotok-kilin
 John didn't know what to say, being so embarrassed for James when he (James) fell down.Jọọn eñak ta eo en ba kōn an mejko kake Jemej ke ear buñ.mejko
 We were very embarrassed by his behavior.Ejjeḷọk wōt memālweweid (emmālweweid) kōn ṃanōt ko an.memālwewe
 His talk embarrassed meEmmālwewe naan ko an tok ñan .memālwewe
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embarrassingHer actions are embarrassing.Kōṃṃan ko an rōkabwilọklọk māj.bwilọk māj
 There were people with a taboo relationship present, but the drunk made some embarrassing remarks that got us angry at him.Elōñ jeṃnāji ijo ak ri-kadek eo ear kwaḷọk jet naan jekkar im kōm ar illu ippān.jeṃnāji
 His actions are embarrassing.Ekōmmālwewe mānōt ko an.memālwewe
embarrassmentHe caused great public embarrassment by beating his wife.Eḷap an kabwilọklọk māj kōn an ire kōrā.kabwilọklọk māj
 Where are you taking your embarrassment? Why don't you stop being embarrassed?Kwōj memālwewe (emmālwewe) ḷọk ñan ia?memālwewe
embersThere are still some embers there in the ashes.Ej memāllele (emmāllele) wōtmālle
embraceHow long are you two going to embrace?Koṃro ej kukuul (ikkuul) ḷọk ñan ñāātkukuul
embracedHe embraced and clung to her.Ear bọkwōj lio im bab.bab
EmejwaThe lagoon beach of Emejwa Island is difficult to walk on.Ekōbkōbe arin Emejwa.kōbkōb
 I used to swim in the salt-water pool that lies between Jenkā and Ḷōtoonke when I went with my parents to make copra at Jālukra wāto (on Emejwa Islet on Likiep).Ijọ kōn tutu ilo naṃ eṇ ikōtaan Jenkā im Ḷōtoonke tōre ko kōmjel jinō im jema kar jokwe im kowainini ilo Jālukra.naṃ
 The cultural sites on Emejwa islet are more easily recognizable than those on Ṃaat islet.Ealikkar ḷọk ad kile ṃuriniejin Emejwa jān Ṃaat. ṃuriniej
emergedAfter 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 emerged from the boondocks.Ej mematḷọk (emmatḷọk) jān mar eo.memat
emergencyThey rushed the person who didn't keep the traditional medicinal taboos to the hospital for emergency treatmentRaar ettōrḷọk kōn ri-aḷok eo ñan aujpitōḷ.aḷok
emotionsIt’s a tuna for sure,” the Boatswain said with his emotions running high. P1306Lukkuun ṃool ke bwebwe,” Bojin eo eba ke ej eñjake lelejlejin tok.lelejlej
employedHe's employed as a file clerk.Jerbal eo an eṇ baeḷi peba kaṇ.baeḷ
employeeThe man who goes over each employee is here.Ri-etale ri-jerbal eo eṇ emoottok.etale
 He's an employee.Ri-jerbal e.jerbal
employeesThe number of employees should be reduced.Kaiiet woran ri-jerbal.iiet
 You're an employer of human beings; therefore you must know how to treat your employees as such.Kwe rūkōjerbal armej innem kwōj aikuj jeḷā kuṇaaṃ ñan rijerbal ro aṃ.ri-kōjerbal armej
 All doctors are employees of the government, unlike in the USA. S7Aolep taktō rej jerbal ñan kien, ej jab āinwōt Amedkā.taktō
 The Marshallese employees in the company were gradually fired until not one remained.Raar baere ri-jerbal in Ṃajeḷ ro ilo koṃbani eo ḷọk ḷọk oooṃ ejej wūdin juon epād.baer
employerYou're an employer of human beings; therefore you must know how to treat your employees as such.Kwe rūkōjerbal armej innem kwōj aikuj jeḷā kuṇaaṃ ñan rijerbal ro aṃ.ri-kōjerbal armej
employingWho's employing youWōn ṇe ej kōjerbal eok?jerbal
empoweredHe's been magically empowered with the ability to keep sharks at bay.Eṃōj anjin-pakoiki bwe en jab mijak.anjin-pako
emptiedI tried to ignore how heavy the bucket was as I lifted it up and emptied it where he had told me to. P649Ikōjekdọọn an dedo im kate kotak bakōj eo im lutōke ṇa ijo ekar ba.dedo
 I tried to ignore how heavy the bucket was as I lifted it up and emptied it where he had told me to. P649Ikōjekdọọn an dedo im kate kotak bakōj eo im lutōke ṇa ijo ekar ba.jekdọọn
 He gave the bucket back to me after he had emptied it. P609Ebar kōrọọl tok ke ej ṃōj an lutōk ḷọkrọọl
 Father emptied the bucket and came down quickly. P614Jema elutōk bakōj eo ḷọk im buuḷ laḷ tak.buuḷ
 If I had waited any longer I would have fallen down hard; just as I emptied the bucket a wave smacked the boat so hard that it almost capsized. P650Ñe ikar ruṃwij jidik inaaj kar lukkuun ñarij lowa, kōnke ej ṃōj wōt lutōk ḷọk ak ebar tar tok juon ṇo im kōjbouki wa eo im ewātin .kōjbouk
emptyWhen the can was empty, he gave it to me to put away. P603Ej maat wōt kobban kāān eo ak eletok bwe in kọkoṇe.ak
 This bottle is empty.Eāmje bato e.āmje
 Do you have an empty bottleEor ke āmje bato?āmje
 The cistern is empty.Ebar aebōj jimeeṇ eo.bar
 You should empty the cup.Kwōn kōbare kab ṇebar
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emulatingHe's emulating his father.Ej kajjioñeoñe jemān.kajjioñ
enableWhat'll enable me to walk?Ta enaaj kōmaroñ etetal?kōmaroñ
enabledYour cooperation enabled us to complete the great project of ours.Almaroñūmi ear kōṃṃan bwe en tōprak jerbal ḷapḷap eo adwōj.almaroñ
 What enabled the outrigger canoe to ferry that many people here?Ta eo ear katūkanneik tipñōl eo bwe en maroñ ektake tok joñan lōñin armej eo?tūkanne
enchantHe can enchant people with his words.Eḷap an kajoor atlo in ḷeeṇatlo
encircledThey encircled the fish.Raar kōpooḷ ek ko.kōpooḷ
EncourageEncourage him to go to school.Kwōn rōjañe bwe en etal in jikuuḷ.rōjañ
 Encourage your child to value learning to so that s/he becomes the student you will be proud of.Kōketak ajri eo nājiṃ kōn aurōk in jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ bwe en erom juōn ri-jikuuḷ eo kwōnaaj utiej buruōṃ kake. ketak
encouragedFollow the leader, be encouraged, and get the work done.Jen bōk tōp eo jān ḷeeṇtōp
encouragementHe's aroused by his words of encouragementEbab-laḷin kōn an kōkajoorḷọk.bab-laḷin
endThe mound of stones on the northern end of the island is bigger.Eajokḷāḷọk jabōn ānin tuiōñ.ajokḷā
 The wind from the west caused the heap of stones that's at the western end of the island.Kūtak eo ekaajokḷāiki likin jittoeṇ.ajokḷā
 There is usually no one living on either end of an island.Ajokḷāin juon āne ekkā wōt an ejjeḷọk armej ej jokwe ie.ajokḷā
 I saw him throw-netting at the northern end of the island.Iar lo an kadkad ajokḷā iōñ.ajokḷā
 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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endangerDon't endanger our lives.Kwōn jab kọuwōtataiki mour kein ad.kauwōtata
EndeavorI am a member of the Endeavor SocietyÑa ij Ri-kajjioñe.kajjioñ
endedHe broke the treatment taboos and ended up worse than before.Eaḷok im jorrāān.aḷok
 The two of them have ended their relationship.Erro ar kaṃōjṃōj jān doon.eṃōj
 Maybe it strayed from its flock and ended up here,” he replied. P1066Kar bōlen ṃōttan kōjwad im ekar jebwābwe tok ijekein tok,” euwaak.jebwābwe
 Maybe it strayed from its flock and ended up here,” he replied. P1066Kar bōlen ṃōttan kōjwad im ekar jebwābwe tok ijekein tok,” euwaak.kōjwad
endlesslyThey fish endlessly.Ekaaettoktok aer eọñwōd.aetok
endorseYou must endorse the check before it can be cashed.Kwōj aikuj jaini jāāk ṇe bwe ren maroñ kōḷḷāiki.jain
 Do you have any plan that I should endorse?Ewōr ke aṃ ḷōmṇak bwe in rie?rie
endsYou really know how to make ends meet with your salary.Kwōmake jeḷā kipeddikdik kōn oṇāān ṇe am.kipeddikdik
 Tie up the ends of those pieces of lumber.Wūniti jabōn aḷaḷ kaṇ.wūnit
enduranceThe Americans made noise beyond endurance.Etar jān joñan an ri-Amedka ro kōṃṃan aeñwāñwā.Amedka
endureAre you able to endure walkingKwōjjab ñate etal laḷ ke?ñatñat
enemiesLove your enemies.Kwōn iọkwe aṃ ri-kōjdat.kōjdat
enemyYour appearance will give us away and get us captured by the enemy.Aloklokūṃ enaaj kōṃṃan ad po ippān ri-nana raṇ.aloklok
 They sent me to spy on and report the enemy movementsRaar jilkinḷọk ña bwe in iaroñroñe ḷọk ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) ko an rinana ro.iaroñroñ
 He was dispatched to spy on the enemy.Raar jilkinḷọk bwe en jibaik(i) ri-kōjdat ro.jibai
 American soldiers frequently invade the enemy.Eḷap an jejodikdik (ejjodikdik) rūttariṇae ro an Ri-Amedka.jodik
energeticHe's so energetic.Eḷap wōt an keeñki.keeñki
enforcedHas that ordinance been enforced?Enañin jejjet ke kūtien kien ṇejejjet kūtien
engagingFrom a distance he's watching the fighter planes engaging in a spectacular dogfight.Ej alluwaḷọke an jentoki ko juñaidi im buuk doon.alluwaḷọk
engineWhere 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
 Let's pool our money to buy an engine.Jen aini ṃani kein ad im wiaiki juon injin.ae
 The engine sounds good,” the person said. P449Āinwōt eṃṃan ainikien injin ṇe aṃ,” armej eo eba.ainikie-
 My outboard engine has been tuned up by that mechanic and it's working perfectly.Eṃōj an injinia eṇ ane tok injinlọk e im elukkuun ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) an jerbal.an
 The engine was making us go so fast that there were bubbles coming up along the side of the boat and mist splashing up in front. P493Joñan eo ekar tōtor eake ebwe an ṃōkaj bwe eṃōrṃore tōrerein im jakurbaatat bōran wa eo.ar
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EngineerMr. Engineer, you and the Boatswain bring your boat up alongside that boat over there,” the Captain said and then climbed up when he saw the Old Man and the Chief standing with the other people on the pier. P1344Injinia e, kōmiro Bojin kaatartar waj wa ṇe waadmān,” Kapen eo ekar ba innem wanlaḷ ḷọk ke ej lo ḷōḷḷap eo im irooj eo ippān armej ro ioon wab eo.atartar
 What is the name of the engineer of that ship?Etan injinea eṇ an wa eṇ?injinia
 Who was engineer on that ship when it came here?Wōn eṇ ear injiniaik tok wa eṇ?injinia
 Who is the engineer on that boat?Wōn eṇ ej injinia in wa eṇ?injinia
 Mr. Engineer, you will take the 10 o’clock to 12 o’clock shift and I will take 12 o’clock to 2. P539Ak kwe, Injinia, kwōnaaj bōk jān joñoul ñan joñoul ruo im ña jān joñoul ruo ñan ruo.jān
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engineeringThe ships has three engineers. All three of them have graduated from mechanical engineering schoolEwōr jilu an tiṃa eṇ injinea. Aolep ri-injinea rein jilu raar diojḷọk jān jikuuḷ injinea.injinia
EngineersAnd it’s not the Engineer’s, either.” P642Ak ijeḷā ke ej jab bar an Injinia ṇe.”bar
 The ships has three engineers. All three of them have graduated from mechanical engineering school.Ewōr jilu an tiṃa eṇ injinea. Aolep ri-injinea rein jilu raar diojḷọk jān jikuuḷ injinea.injinia
enginesI don't know how to assemble engines.Ijaje kōḷḷaak injin.kōḷaak
 Father slowed a bit first and then pushed the engine’s reverse lever back. P482Jema ejiḷoik ḷọk jidik ṃōṃkaj im iuun lik ḷọk jurōn kein pāāk eo ilo injin eo.jiḷo
engineʻsHe threw the engine's tuning off.Ear iñūr injin eo.iñiñ
 Our engine's deteriorating.Ejintanji injin ṇe arro.jintanji
 His engine's carburetor is out of commission.Ejorrāān kaabretain injin eo an.kaabreta
EnglandEngland is one of the countries of Europe.Iñlen ej juon iaan laḷ ko ilo Iorob.Iñlen
 Made in EnglandKōmṃan in Iñlen.Iñlij
EnglishHow do you say this word in English?Ewi wāween ba naan eo ilo kajin Iñlij?ewi
 He knows the English languageEjeḷā kajin Iñlij.Iñlij
 He knows the English languageEjeḷā kajin Iñlij.Iñlij
 An English sentenceJāntōjin Iñlij.jāntōj
 He writes better in English than in Marshallese.Ejeḷāḷọk jeje ilo kajin Iñlij jān kajin Ṃajōḷjeje
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EnglishmanThat's an Englishman.Ri-Iñlen men ṇeIñlij
 That's an Englishman.Ri-Iñlij men ṇeIñlij
engraveWould you engrave my name on the handle of my machete.Ṃalene tok ṃōk eta ilo juron jāje e .ṃalen
EniwetakThe air force was dynamiting the Eniwetak reefEerbooj ear abbaiki pedpedin Ānewātakabba
EnjoyEnjoy it while it lasts because it's hard to get.Amāne ke ej ja wōr bwe eaḷakiia.aḷakiia
 Please take these things (usually food items) and enjoy. (This is traditionally uttered by a ri-jerbal to his aḷap or an aḷap to his irooj to please the receiver.)Jaaki waj ko bōk mejān dọuki. dedọdo
enjoyableIt was a good and enjoyable get-togetherEar juon iien iiaieo eṃṃan im kaṃōṇōṇō.iiāio
enjoyingWhile they were enjoying their little bits of food, a big naughty skipjack came over and started causing a commotion. P386Rej ja ṃōṃōṇōṇō wōt kōn men ko kijeer ak etōbtōb tok juon ḷañe kakūtōtō im uwōjak.tōbtōb
enjoysHe took the prize. He enjoys it very much.Ebōk tūb eo.tūb
enlightenmentWe will now hear some words of enlightenment from our chief.Jenaaj kiiō roñ jet naan in kōketak kōj jān irooj eo ad.ketak
enoughThe current near this island is strong enough.Aein / aetin turin ānin ebwe an kajoor.ae
 This tea isn't sweet enough.Eaebōjbōj ti in.aebōjbōj
 Do we have enough thatch material to thatch this house?Ebwe ke aj ñan ad kōtake ṃweaj
 The basket was light enough for her to carry under her arm.Joñan an mera iep eo, lio ear albakbōke.albakbōk
 They spend more than enough time looking at movies.Ekiliddāp alwōjier.alwōj
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enragedHe was enraged by your words.Ero kōn naan ko aṃ.ro
enrolledHe's enrolled.Edeḷọñ.deḷọñ
enslavedThe old man enslaved the girl.Ḷōḷḷap eo ear kọkuliik (kuli kake) ledik eo.kuli
ensuringThe job of ensuring the uninterrupted flow of ammunition for the troops in battle is essential and the responsibility of assigned personnel to make sure it's done.Jerbalin ruk-buōd eaorōk ñan juon kumi in tariṇae im ewōr jet ro ej aer jerbal loloodjake bwe en tōprak. ruk-bo
entangleDon't step on it or you'll entangle itJab juri bwe kwōnaaj kōdapitōke.dapitōk
entangledBe careful while tiring the fish so it won't get entangled with a coral head.Kōjparok aṃ kadejdeje ek ṇe bwe en jab ḷorakkaddejdej
enterWhen a school of bonitos enter the lagoon in Ebon and can't find it way out it means the entire school is in the basket.Ajilowōdin ikōn arin Epoon meḷeḷein bwe emejlep.ajilowōd
 It's too inaccessible to try and enter.Eḷap an akā ñan delọñ.akā
 The ship was benighted at the ocean-side of the atoll and the captain was afraid to enter the lagoon for fear of running aground on any of the coral heads littering the channel.Emaroke tiṃa eo ṇailik innem emijak kapen eo in ṃwear kōnke ewōdwōde lowaan to eo.marok
 I have permission to enter.Eor mālim in deḷọñ.mālim
 It is forbidden for any person to enter.Emọ an jabdewōt armej deḷọñ.mọ
enteredThe boat has entered the lagoon.Eṃweeaar wa eo.ar
 The ship has entered the lagoon.Edeḷọñ wa eo.deḷọñ
 The ship has entered the lagoon.Eṃweeaar tiṃa eo.ṃweeaar
 The boat went toward the island through the small channel to the south and when it entered the lagoon, Father and the other two men the sail and threw out the anchor. P1250Wa eo ewōnāne ḷọk i lowaan todik eo i turōkin ān eo im ḷak ṃwelọk i ar, Jema im ḷōṃaro rōpone wūjḷā eo im joḷọk añkō eo.wāānāne
 Hello, everyone in this house,” Father said when we entered. P180Iọkwe koṃ iṃwiin,” Jema eba ke kōṃro ej delọñ ḷọkiṃwiin
enteringI was entering the house as the bad guy came careening out the door.Ij deḷọñ ḷọk iṃweo ke rej kōjbouk nabōj tak ri-nana eo.kōjbouk
entertainFollow me and I'll entertain youḶoor im inaaj kaṃōṇōṇōik eok.kaṃōṇōṇō
enthusedI'm not enthused by the way you carry things.Ej jab itok limoū kōn aljekūṃ.aljek
 I am enthused about Kennedy's speech.Eḷap an bab-laḷū kōn jipiij eo an Kennedy.bab-laḷin
 They began to get enthused when they heard his voice.Rej kab tan ellowetak ke rej roñ ainikien.ellowetak
 You must cheer our team so they can be enthused toward winning.Koṃwin pinniki kumi eṇ ad bwe ren kōkōḷoḷo (ekkōḷoḷo) im wiin.pinnik
enthusiasmYour touching shoulders with me gives me enthusiasm.Aerārūṃ ippa ekōṃṃan ellowetak.aerār
 His speech aroused my enthusiasm.Eḷap an kar kōbab-laḷū jipiij eo an.bab-laḷin
 Everyone showed enthusiasm for helping the sick.Aolep raar kwaḷọk aer itok-limo in jipañ ri-nañinmej ro.itok-limoin
entireWhen a school of bonitos enter the lagoon in Ebon and can't find it way out it means the entire school is in the basket.Ajilowōdin ikōn arin Epoon meḷeḷein bwe emejlep.ajilowōd
 He was so charismatic that when he died the entire atoll mourned for him.Ejjeḷam ettōlin ke eḷak mej aolepān aelōñ eo im ilomeje.ettōl
 The American warships covered the entire Majuro lagoon.Epeḷaake ṃaḷoin Mājro kōn waan tariṇae ko an Amedka.peḷaak
 The thief scooped up the entire pile of copra on the rear cart and took off with it.Rūkọọt eo ear tarlepe ejoujikin waini eo im etal kake kōn dieka eo. tarlep
entitledThe eldest brother is entitled to an inheritance.Ḷeo erūtto tata ej ri-jolōt.jolōt
enumerateOne cannot enumerate the little things we did in days gone by.Ejjeḷọk joñan kūkdikdik (ikkidikdik) in raan ko arro.kiddik
envelopeWhen I looked up toward its platform, I saw a boy holding an envelope. P307Iḷak rōre lōñ ḷọk ñan ioon, ilo juon ḷaddik ej jibwe juon kilin lōta.kilin lōta
enviesHe envies him because of his job.Eḷọḷōjjede kōn jerbal eo an.ḷọḷōjjed
enviousWhy don't you stop being so envious of everybody?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ bōbanban (ebbanban)?ban
 I'm envious of her job.Ibane kōn jerbal eṇ an.ban
envyDon't envy her her job.Kwōn jab bane lieṇ kōn jerbal eṇ an.ban
EpatōnIf it’s Epatōn you’re saying we are on our way back,” the Boatswain said. P1198Bwe ñe enaaj Epatōn kwōj ba jej bar jepḷaak,” Bojin eo eba.jepḷaak
 And that must be Epatōn the Boatswain sees.” P1201Eñin eḷak ḷanno, Epatōn.ḷanno
 It might be Epatōn,” Father said. P1197Emaroñ Epatōn,” Jema eba.maroñ
 That’s Epatōn up ahead,” Father replied. P1230Epatōn ṇe i ṃaan,” Jema euwaak.ṃaan
 So how far is it now from Epatōn to the main island?” I asked. P1206Ekwe ewi tōtoḷōkin Epatōn kiin ñan eoonene?” ikar kajjitōk.tōtoḷọk
epilepsyAre you cured of your epilepsy?Ej et anen etao eo aṃ?anen etao
 She has chronic epilepsy.Ewōr an mijen anen etao.anen etao
epilepticHe had an epileptic seizure yesterday.Ear anen etao inne.anen etao
 He's dangerous when he gets an epileptic seizureEkauwōtata anen etaoin ḷeeṇanen etao
equalIn mathematics she has no equal.Ejjeḷọk āinwōt ilo bōnbōn.āinwōt
 Equal.Joñan wōt juon.joña
equallyWe shall share this food equally so everyone can eat.Jenaaj aikiuuk ṃōñā e bwe aolep en ṃōñāaikiu
 It was equally amazing to watch the Boatswain cut up the fish. P1315Ettōḷọk kōppaḷpaḷ an Bojin eo kar ṃwijiti ek eo.ṃwijṃwij
 How can that be when you are equally short on funds?Ewi wāween ke koṃwij tōḷọk likjab?tōḷọk
 I'm not going because I am equally scared of demons.Ij jab etal bwe ij tōlọk mijak tiṃoṇ. tōḷọk
 Let's keep quiet because we're equally confusedJen ikōñ bwe jej tōḷọk ñak ta eañ im rak. tōḷọk
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equatorThe Marshalls are situated near the equator.Ṃajeḷ epād iturun ikkwetōr.ikkwetōr
equippedHer classroom is better equipped with calendars than your classroom is.Eaḷōṃṇakeḷọk kilaaj ruuṃ eṇ an jān kilaaj ruuṃ ṇe aṃ.aḷōṃṇak
 The king equipped his warriors with spears.Irooj eo ear kaṃadedeik rūttariṇae ro an.ṃadede
 The United States equipped the Afghanistan army with weapons to fight the Taliban.Amedka ear ṇaṃaanpein rūttariṇae ro an Afghanistan bwe ren juṃae Taliban ro.ṇaṃaanpein
equivocateDon't equivocate.En jab lōñ ṃweñan aṃ kōnnaan.lōñ ṃweñan
ErikubJemo, Bikar, Taka, and Erikub are some of the islands in the Marshalls reserved for chiefs strictly for food-gathering purposes.Jemọ, Pikaar, Tōke, im Ādkup rej jet iaan ḷārooj ko ilo aelōñin Ṃajeḷḷārooj
erodedWaves eroded the island.Ṇo ekañe āneoṃōñā
ErrojaMy mother's clan is Erroja, for this reason my clan is also an Erroja.Jowi eo an jinō Erroja, im kōn menin jowi eo ej bar Erroja.Erroja
 My mother's clan is Erroja, for this reason my clan is also an Erroja.Jowi eo an jinō Erroja, im kōn menin jowi eo ej bar Erroja.Erroja
Erroja-kijeekIf the clan name for Tony's father is Erroja-kijeek, it means that Tony's clan name would not be Erroja-kijeek, because we inherit our clan from our mothers.Eḷaññe jowi eo an jemān Tony ej Erroja-kijeek, ej meḷeḷen bwe jowi eo an Tony eban Erroja-kijeek, kōnke jej bōk ad jowi jān jined.Erroja-kijeek
 If the clan name for Tony's father is Erroja-kijeek, it means that Tony's clan name would not be Erroja-kijeek, because we inherit our clan from our mothers.Eḷaññe jowi eo an jemān Tony ej Erroja-kijeek, ej meḷeḷen bwe jowi eo an Tony eban Erroja-kijeek, kōnke jej bōk ad jowi jān jined.Erroja-kijeek
eruptStop causing a disturbance or a war may erupt.Jab kōṃṃan aploñloñ bwe enaaj or tariṇae.aploñloñ
escapeThe sky will fall on you -- you can't escape (proverb).Lañ eo ebuñut eok.buñ
 The bullets are coming in every direction and there's no escape. (song)Ejekadkad joot im ejjeḷọk ialin ko.jekadkad
escapedThe ruddy turnstone trappers escaped.Ri-kaaerār ro rōko.aerār
 He escaped from his sin.Edeor jān bōd eo an.deor
 He escaped from the Communists.Edeor jān pein Kaminij.deor
 They got excited and escaped when the house burned.Raar jeparujruj im ko ke ej bwil ṃweojeparujruj
 He escaped like a coward.Ekōplọkin pikōt.kōplọk
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escapesCatch it with the rope before it escapes.Kwōn alluke ṃokta jān an ko.allok
escapingThe American soldiers made clear the way for escaping during World War II.Ri-Amedka raar kōṃṃan ialan jọọr ilo pata eo.iaḷan jọọr
escortThe fighters flew escort for the bombers.Jentoki ko raar apare inej in waan baaṃ ko.apar
 Escort him to the table.Kwōn āñini koṃro ṃōñāāñin
 He used a Coleman lantern to escort the child to the house.Ear ḷaaṃ-kaaje ajri eo ḷọk ñan ṃweoḷaaṃ kaaj
escortedThe police escorted the president.Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar apare būrejtōn eo.apar
 He escorted him to the hospital because he was weak.Ear apareḷọk ñan aujpitōḷ kōnke eṃōjṇọ.apar
 He used a flashlight and escorted the child to the house.Ear ḷaaṃ-jarome ajri eo ḷọk ñan ṃweoḷaaṃ jarom
escortingWho was escorting you when you came?Kar kwe āt iaaṃtok?iaa-
 Who was escorting you when you came?’Kar kwe āt iaaṃtok?āt
esophagusDon't eat with your mouth so full or you'll get food caught in your esophagus.Kwōn jab kuborbor bwe kwōnaaj pọk.kuborbor
especiallyThe current coming into the lagoon is strong especially close to the channel.Ekajoor aewaarin turin to.aewaar
 You might not hammer the tin properly; especially since you've never once used a hammer before.Emaroñ bōd kilen aṃ aṃaiktok tiin ṇe; en kab baj ke kwōj jañin kar aṃa juon alen.aṃa
 The wind that day wasn’t especially strong in the morning. P909Kōto eo raan jab eo ekar jab kanooj kajoor jibboñon eo.kanooj
 The engine was very strong for the size of the boat, so it nearly skipped from the water’s surface when it was motoring with it, especially when there was no cargo. P10Eḷap an baj injin eo kajoor ñan dettan wa eo innem ewātin peḷḷọk jān ioon dān ñe ej tōtōr eake, eḷaptata ñe ej jej kobban.ḷap
essentialThe sun is essential.Eḷap tokjān aḷ.aḷ
 The job of ensuring the uninterrupted flow of ammunition for the troops in battle is essential and the responsibility of assigned personnel to make sure it's done.Jerbalin ruk-buōd eaorōk ñan juon kumi in tariṇae im ewōr jet ro ej aer jerbal loloodjake bwe en tōprak. ruk-bo
establishedI have just established a business of my own.Ewōr juon jerbal in peejinej eṃōj kajutake.jerbal
 The organization has been established.Eṃōj an jutak doulul eo.jutak
establishmentThis is the sixtieth year of the establishment of this association.Iiō eo kein kajiljinoñoul in an kar jutak doulul in.jiljinoñoul
estateThe change of climate has speeded up the harvest season for the first pandanus fruits for this estate.Oktakin mejatoto ekakeọik ṃōkaj wōtin in bōb eo iṃwiin.akeọ
 All he thinks about is owning real estate.Ebbwidejdej ḷōmṇak kaṇ an.bwidej
estimatedI estimated they had been gone for about thirty minutes. P1254Iḷak aṇtọọne ḷọk ekar or jilñuul minitin aerro kar jako.aṇtọọn
EtaoEtao stole Jemaluut's wife.Ḷeetao ear aelellaḷe Jemāluut.aelellaḷ
 Most famous in Marshallese legends is Etao. S13Buñbuñtata ilo inọñ in Ṃajeḷ ḶeEtaobuñbuñ
 Most famous in Marshallese legends is Etao. S13Buñbuñtata ilo inọñ in Ṃajeḷ ḶeEtaoEtao
 Etao was a real rascal and his powers were amazing. S13Etao kar lukkuun ri-nana im maroñ ko an rōkanooj in kabwilōñlōñ.Etao
 Etao was a real rascal and his powers were amazing. S13Etao kar lukkuun ri-nana im maroñ ko an rōkanooj in kabwilōñlōñ.kabwilōñlōñ
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etcMy clothes are dirty.' (both the shirt and trousers, etc.)Ebwidejdej nuknuk .bwidej
 The people on board a ship, boat, etc.Ruwa.iāne
 The one who builds boats, canoes, etc.Ri-jekjek wa.jekjek wa
EternalGod Eternal.Anij Jān-indeeo-ñan-indeeo.jānindeeo-ñanindeeo
etiquetteAccording to Marshallese etiquette, you have to listen to your older siblings.Ekkar ñan kōṃanitin Ṃajeḷ, kwōj aikuj pokake jeiṃ.kōṃanōt
euphemismHanky-panky (euphemism).Men tor kaṇ; mettorkaṇ.tor
EuropeEngland is one of the countries of Europe.Iñlen ej juon iaan laḷ ko ilo Iorob.Iñlen
 Spain is one of the countries in Europe.Jipein ej juon iaan laḷ ko ilo Iorob.Jipein
EveGod blessed Adam and Eve and said, "Be fruitful and multiply, so that your offspring will spread be all over the world." (Genesis 1:28)Anij ear kōjeraṃṃan Adam im Eve im ba, "Koṃro en timọọn im wōrḷọk, bwe ro ineemi ren ajedeed ioon laḷ.timọọn
evenIt's even more tasteless than beforeEaebōjbōje ḷọk jān ṃoktaaebōjbōj
 Even if he refuses there's nothing his mother can do about it.Amñe eabōb ke ejjeḷọk men eṇ jinen emaroñe.amñe
 There was nothing else, even a dark shadow that would have been there since it was so close; even though the lights went out we should still have made out its shape. P1154Ejej kain ṇe bar memarokrok ak lelorin annañ ke baj joñan eppak eo an, jekdọọn ñe ekun ak kōmin kar lo wōt annañin.annañ
 There was nothing else, even a dark shadow that would have been there since it was so close; even though the lights went out we should still have made out its shape. P1154Ejej kain ṇe bar memarokrok ak lelorin annañ ke baj joñan eppak eo an, jekdọọn ñe ekun ak kōmin kar lo wōt annañin.annañ
 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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eveningThey're used to dynamiting in the evening.Rōkijoñ abba in jota.abba
 I felt good and was not upset anymore as the evening got cooler. P115Eṃṃan mour im ejako abṇōṇō ke ej jino aemed ḷọk in jota.aemed
 It was cooler last evening than this evening.Eaemedḷọk ḷọk jota jān jotenin.aemedḷọk
 It was cooler last evening than this evening.Eaemedḷọk ḷọk jota jān jotenin.aemedḷọk
 Let's (the two of us) wait for evening (until it cools off) to go.Kōjro kōttar an aemedḷọk im etal.aemedḷọk
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EvenlyEvenly arrangedJepaan wōt juon.jepaa-
 Try to have the new buildings arranged evenly.Kajjioñ kōṃṃan bwe aolep eṃ rej ekkal ren jepaer wōt juon.jepaa-
eventBe ready; be prepared; expect something to happen and so be on your guard; know what to do in the event something unexpected or expected happens.Kōpopo ilo boojaṃ.booj
eventsToday is the time for those who like to participate in special events (U.N. Day, for example).Jej kukure (ikkure) im ṃōṇōṇō bwe ej kab ewan rainin.ewan
 They hold track and field events every U.N. Day.Rej wūntokai aolep U.N. Day.wūntokai
eventualityGet prepared for any eventuality.Koṃwin ṃaanjāppopo wōt.ṃaanjāppopo
everHe acts like a V.I.P. ever since he went to the U.S.Eakaje ṃūtōn kōn an kar pād ilo aelōñin pālle kaṇ.akaje
 Have you ever refereed before?Kwōnañin kar ke aṃbai juon alen?aṃbai
 That's the most mischievous child I've ever seenEjjeḷọk wōt doebeb in ṇe ajri.doebeb
 Forever and ever.Indeeo im indeeo.indeeo
 Some came to wonder about ever seeing the four of us back, some came by to listen to our story, and others to say that they missed us and were glad to see the four of us again. P1340Jet rej wātin bwilōñ eake kōmmān, jet rej wātin eoroñ nenaan, ak jet rej wātin tok ippāmmān.ippa-
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everthingThe 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
everyHe tends to limp every time he walks.Eajjukubkub ñe ej etetal.ajjukub
 Every time she wears her hair loose on her back I nearly go out of my mind.Eḷak aleak eitōn tūṃ ḷōmṇakaleak
 Every two months as of 1965 a field trip ship makes the rounds of all the islands of the Marshalls. S17Ālkin aolep ruo allōñ, waan rawūn eṇ ej raun ñan aolep aelōñin Ṃajeḷaolep
 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.bwije-
 Every morning and evening the jekaro should be unloaded and the bottle renewed. S19Aolep jibboñ im jota, ej iien eakto jekaro im kōkkāāl jeib.eakto
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everybodyWhy don't you stop being so envious of everybody?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ bōbanban (ebbanban)?ban
 Where did you contract the flu from now that everybody on the island will get it.Kwōj būḷutok jān ia ke kwōnaaj kabūḷuuk ri-ānin?būḷu
 His good performances are known by everybody. His good work is well known.Rej jab aelọk jerbal ko an rōmṃan.ej jab aelọk
 Everybody brought a mat.Aolep rar kōjaki tok.jaki
 Everybody face the front. Everybody face forward.Aolep ren jaḷṃaanḷọk.jāl-
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everyoneHis appearance was like those people who when they talk, everyone listens and believes what they say. P60Epao tokin kain eṇ eaejemjem.aejemjem
 We shall share this food equally so everyone can eat.Jenaaj aikiuuk ṃōñā e bwe aolep en ṃōñāaikiu
 His imminent demise was apparent to everyone who was present.Aitwōnmejin ḷeo ear alikkar ippān aolep armej ijo.aitwōnmej
 Better hurry because there are a few men who rush ahead of everyone else to fish for the goatfish in the morning.Kwōn kaiur bwe elōñ ri-akḷañe jo eṇ in jibboñ.akḷañ
 Those who made contributions for last Sunday please stand up for everyone to see.Ri-allōñiju ro an jabōt eo ḷọk ren jouj im jutak bwe aolep ren lo er.allōñ iju
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everythingHe is always indecisive about everything.Rūbbōroro eo eṇ.bōbōroro
 We will start loading tomorrow and getting everything ready.” P248Kōmij jino ektak ilju im kadede ḷọk aolep men.”dede
 Everything is ready.Edede ḷọk men wōtōmjej.dede
 Everything is ready except for loading the lumber and metal, and warming up the engine in the boat. P80Epojak aolep men ijellọkin wōt ektak aḷaḷ kab tiin im deenjuuk injin e an wa in.deenju
 Anchor until everything is clear to me. (words from chant)Ejjeḷā toon bōbtowa.ejjeḷā
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everythingʻsThe small porpoises are in motion, off Nakwōpe everything's fine for the o birds (to feed). (words from a chant about the sign.)Kōṃṃakūtkūt ke dikdik ko, ilikin Nakwōpe eṃṃan o.Nakwōpe
everywhereDon't blow your nose everywhere.Kwōn jab bato batak.ba
 We can smell their offensive odor everywhere they go.Ejāālel bwiin-puwaḷiier.bwiin-puwaḷ
 I have searched everywhere, but haven't been able to find it.Ieded im ṃōk ak iaar jab loe.eded
 Your husband has a lover everywhere he goes.Ellolo ḷeen riiṃ.lelolo
 Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink!Eḷap dān ipeḷaakid ak ejej jidik ñan idaak!peḷaak
evidenceDo you have a certificate? do you have any evidence?Eor ke aṃ kein kaṃool?kein kaṃool
evidentTheir persuasiveness was evident in their choice of words.Aejemjemier ealikkar ilo naan ko aer.aejemjem
evilThe cheating of evil men is not hard to see.Ej jab aelọk ajej in kabwebwein ri-nana.ajej in kabwebwe
 Your evil deeds shall torment your conscience.Aṃ jerbal nana enaaj kāeñtaan aṃ bōklōkōt.bōklōkōt
 You two shouldn't quarrel -- you're related and something evil will happen if you do.Koṃro en jab bwijerro.bwijerro
 God will punish your evil deedsAnij enaaj iden-onieik eok kōn nana kaṇe aṃ.iden-oṇe
 He has an evil heartEmarok būruon.marok
evolvedMan evolved from other animals.Armej ear ejaak jān menin mour ko jet.ejaak
EwerōkWe will see each other in Ewerōk.Kōjro naaj lo doon ilo Ewerōk.Ewerōk
ExactlyExactly the same.Lukkuun āinwōtāinwōt
 At this time I was seven or eight years old—I don’t exactly remember which. P2Ilo iien in eor jiljilimjuon ak rualitōk iiō—ij jab kanooj ememej.ememej
 Is it exactly eight o'clock?Enañin jejjet ke ruwalitōk awa?jejjet
 Ring the bell; it's exactly ten o'clock.Kōjañ peeḷ ṇe bwe ejejjet joñoul awa.jejjet
 You should give him exactly what he needs.Kwōn kajejjeteḷọk ñan joñan eo ear aikuji.jejjet
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exaggeratingStop exaggerating. It’s going to be fine,” the Captain replied. P701Eṃōj ṇe aṃ añḷap bwe enaaj ṃōṃan,” Kapen eo eba.añḷap
 Why don't you stop exaggerating?Eṃōj aṃ añḷap.añḷap
exaggerationsHis exaggerations are out of this world.Ej make wōt depakpak an riab.depakpak
 Beware of exaggerations.Lale bwe armej rōkein kōḷḷapḷap.kōḷḷapḷap
examDon't come late for the exam.Kwōn jab aḷtotok ñan iien teej.aḷo
 When he heard that he passed the exam, he was very happy.Ke ej roñ ke ewiini teej eo ear jab juur laḷ.jab juur laḷ
 That was a trying exam.Ejatdik wōt eo jeṃnājin.jatdik
examinationThey gave him an examination before he started to work.Raar iaḷan juone ṃokta jān an jino jerbal.iaḷan juon
examineFirst, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kakōlkōl
 First, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kietak
 First, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kọudpak
examinedThe doctor examined me yesterday.Taktō eo ear kakilen inne.kakōlkōl
exampleDon't follow my example for I'm a bad model.Kwōn jab arū bwe ña rinana.ari-
 Today is the time for those who like to participate in special events (U.N. Day, for example).Jej kukure (ikkure) im ṃōṇōṇō bwe ej kab ewan rainin.ewan
 He used you as an example.Ear waan joñak kōn eok.waan joñak
examplesLet's take his works as examples.Jenaaj mālijjoñ kake jerbal ko an.mālejjoñ
excellentJogging in the morning is excellent exerciseEṃṃan kakiaaj in jibboñ ñan kammourur.kakiaaj
 My critical judgment tells me that your ideas are excellent.Ij reilik-reiṃaan ilowaan naan kaṇe aṃ im kile ke rōṃṃan im weppān.reilik-reiṃaan
exceptThere are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aelōñ
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.bọọk aij
 The only thing they lacked was a vehicle to haul these things to Likiep, except for the fieldtrip ship, but we would have had to wait for that for three months. P19Men eo ejjeḷọk de eo waan ektaki ḷọk men kein ñan Likiep, ijellọkin wōt tiṃa in raun eo, ak kōnke kōmmān aikuj naaj kar kōttar tok bar jilu allōñ.de
 Everything is ready except for loading the lumber and metal, and warming up the engine in the boat. P80Epojak aolep men ijellọkin wōt ektak aḷaḷ kab tiin im deenjuuk injin e an wa in.deenju
 Come every day except SundayKab itok aolep raan ijellọkun wōt Jabōt.ijellọkwi-
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exceptionallyThe school of fish had exceptionally big fish in it.Eajorṃaane unaak eo.ajorṃaan
 I hooked an exceptionally big fish.Juon eo koṇa ajorṃaan.ajorṃaan
 The lagoon bottom of this islet drops off exceptionally steeplyEjjeḷọk wōt jirūṃlele in iar in āninjirūṃle
 The barrier reef of this island is exceptionally highEmake ubatake baal in āninubatak
excessPour off the excess.Lutōkḷọk bwe ṇebwe
excessiveDue 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
excitedHe was so excited that he got really wide-eyed. P997Ded mejān wōt ke ej kabūrōrō.ded
 The people of the atoll got excited when they heard he was coming.Eṃṃōḷō armejin aelōñ eo ke rej roñ ke enāj itok.eṃṃōḷō
 The news of the typhoon coming made the people of the atoll excited.Nuuj eo kōn taibuun eo ej itok ear kaṃṃōḷōik armej in aelōñ eo.eṃṃōḷō
 What are the people in that household so excited aboutTa eṇ ri-mweeṇ rej eṃṃōḷō kake?eṃṃōḷō
 What are they getting excited aboutTa eṇ rej iruj ḷọk kake?iruj
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excitedlyWhy are you walking around excitedly; is something big coming up?Etke kwōj jejeikik (ejjeikik); ta eor men eo ke?jejeikik
excitementThere is excitement in that house almost every day.Enañin aolep raan rimween rej jejeparujruj (ejjeparujruj).jeparujruj
 What caused the excitement in that house?Ta eṇ ekōṃṃan bwe en kōjeparujruj rimweeṇ?jeparujruj
 What caused the excitement in that house?Ta ṇe ekōjjāneneik ri-ṃweeṇ kake?jejānene
 It was finally a time when the Marshallese had chosen their own representatives, and there was great excitement. S16Ej kab kar juon iien an ri-Ṃajeḷ maat im kālōt ri-kwelọk ro aer im ear kanooj ḷap ejjeurur.jejeurur
 He was beside himself with excitement because of his new vehicle that he didn’t know what to do except to drive around and show it off.Eñak en et kōn an kāāl waan ettōr eo waan innem tarto-tōrtakin de eo.tarto-tartak
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excitingWhat is exciting the people in that household?Ta eṇ ej kairuj ri-ṃweeṇ?iruj
exclusiveFrom then on, we stopped cooking rice. P1012 (ammem and kijemmem are (E) first person plural exclusive formsJān iien eo im wōnṃaan ḷọk ekar bōjrak ammem kōmat kijemmem raij.am
excommunicatedThey excommunicated him for promiscuous cohabitation—"living together" without being married.Raar jarin kōtḷọke kōn an koba waan.jarin kōtḷọk
 She's excommunicated from church for being a whore.Raar joḷọke jān jar kōn an nana.joḷọk
excursionThe two of us took an excursion to the seashore.Kōmro ar kōkajoor arḷọk.kōkajoor
ExcuseExcuse meJoḷọk bōd.joḷọk bōd
excusesDon't make false excuses for not being in school.Kwōn jab kōṃṃan jekpen kōn aṃ kar jab jikuuḷ.jekpen
exerciseJogging in the morning is excellent exercise.Eṃṃan kakiaaj in jibboñ ñan kammourur.kakiaaj
exhaustedThey made him climb up and down the stairway until he couldn’t move because he was exhausted.Raar kōwanlōñ-wanlaḷe ilo jikin uwe eo ñan ñe eban eṃṃakūtkūt kōn an kajjinek. wanlōñ-wōnlaḷ
existenceHe leads a cheerful existence.Eḷap an leṃōṇōṇō mour eṇ an.leṃōṇōṇō
 We have a good existence on this islet.Eṃṃan ad meḷọ ṇa inin.meḷọ
 A happy existence with plenty to eat.Meḷọọṃṃan.meḷọ
exorbitantHow exorbitant.Ebōlej wōt.bōlej
expandedThe fire expanded.Eṃōñāñe kijeek eo.ṃōñāñe
expandsWait till it expands then let it go.Kōttar an bōbool (ebbool) em kōtḷọke.bōbool
expectBe ready; be prepared; expect something to happen and so be on your guard; know what to do in the event something unexpected or expected happens.Kōpopo ilo boojaṃ.booj
 I did not expect you to come.Iar jab kōtmāne aṃ itok.katmāne
 I expect to go to the Marshalls next year.Ij kōtmāne etal ñan Ṃajeḷ iiō in laḷ.katmāne
 I expect him to come on the plane tomorrow.Ña ij katmāne bwe enaaj itok ilo baḷuun eo ilju.katmāne
expectantDon't be too expectant.Kadik ḷọk aṃ aelellọḷ.aelellaḷ
expectedNow that's a rascal for you. (What he's done is his expected behavior.)Āteo ri-nana.āteo
 Be ready; be prepared; expect something to happen and so be on your guard; know what to do in the event something unexpected or expected happens.Kōpopo ilo boojaṃ.booj
 They sing and dance for you, and you are expected to stand up and say a few words, and thank them. S4Rej al im eb ñan eok im kwōj aikuj in jutak in jipiij im kaṃṃoolol er.eb
 The coconut tree that I have for making fresh toddy produced less than expected.Ni jekaro eṇ ejetāāñ.jatāāñ
expectingIt is raining now (period of expecting rain implied).Io ewōt.io
expeditionThe song you just heard was a song traditionally sung by ancient Marshall Islander men while steering a canoe on a sailing expedition.Alin ṃur men eo ej kab jeṃḷọkḷọk.alin ṃur
expelledThey expelled him from school.Rar joḷọk jān jikuuḷ.joḷọk
 He's been expelled from the Church.Eṃōj kakkijeik jān an Kūrjin.kakkije
expensiveThose goods are awfully expensive.Ejjeḷọk dejeñjeñ in oṇāān ṃweiuk kaṇe.dejeñ
 What store did you buy that expensive salmon from?Jaṃōṇ in iṃōn wia ta ṇe ekanooj ḷap wōṇaān?jaṃōṇ
 Crap shooting is expensive.Taij ekadik kōjjarjar.jar
 You'd better cut back and not use the jeep all the time because gas is expensive these days.Kwōn kipeddikdik im jab memakijkij (emmakijkij) aṃ jiipip bwe eḷap oṇāān kiaaj raan kein.jiipip
experienceSome of these 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 teach others while they still have time. P802Jet kein kajjitōk ij ḷōmṇak rōkkar ñan an ro ilubwilijid eor aer jeḷā, meḷeḷe, im imminene kōn metoin aelōñ kein, bwe ren kwaḷọk mejḷaer kiin ke ej wōr wōt aer iien.bwilji-
 They can't do the job because they don't have the experience.Rejjab maroñ kōṃṃane jerbal eṇ bwe rejāmminene.jāmminene
 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
 I can now say for sure that drifting in the dangerous open ocean is a horrible experience.” P1337Peḷọk ilo meto kauwōtata imaroñ ba kiin ke elukkuun nana.”peḷọk
experiencedHe works all by himself because he's an experienced workerEajerre ilo jerbal kōn an jeḷā jerbal.ajerre
 He has experienced suffering since he was a kid.Ekar juon ri-eñtaan jān ke ear dik.eñtaan
 He's an experienced mechanicEḷap an miminene (imminene) ilo jerbal in injin.miminene
experiencesFeeling chilly while on dry land is not the same as the chill one experiences on open ocean.Piọ in eppānene ej jab joñan wōt piọ in eoon lọjet.eppānene
experimentWe'll experiment with it to see if it works.Jenaaj elmọkote ṃōk lale eṃṃan ke.elmọkot
expertThe characteristics of an expert.Abōnen ṃōkadeabōne-
 An expert surround-net fisherman.Kaaejekin jeḷā eọñwōd.aejek
 Now that's a genuine expert in the fastening of the sail to the boom.Lukkuun baj ri-aekōrā.aekōrā
 Be careful for she's a super expert in moving her hips during sexual intercourse.Kōjparok eok bwe ṇakṇōkin ri-aelaḷ men ṇeaelaḷ
 The expert fishermen that we once had in our islands are all gone.Ejako aewanlikin aelōñ kein ad ro.aewanlik
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expertiseHis expertise tends to make him work alone.An kapeel eitok wōt in kaajerrāiki an jerbal.ajerre
 It’s true you haven’t lost your expertise,” Father praised him. P209Mool ke ej jañin jako jeḷā ko aṃ,” Jema enebare.nebar
 The people on this island are famous for their expertise in keeping the sharks from attacking people.Ebuñbuñ anjin-pakoin ri-āniin.anjin-pako
expertsThere were lots of experts in dynamiting during Japanese times.Ebooḷ ṇakṇōkin ri-abba raar itok ilo iien Jepaan ko.abba
 There are Marshallese who are experts in treating jiṇoElōñ ri-Ṃajeḷ rōlukkuun jeḷā kajjiṇoṇo.jiṇo
explainPlease explain that problem.Kwōn kōmeḷeḷeik ṃōk wūn ṇekōmmeḷeḷe
 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
explainedIt spilled from the engine when it was running and then flowed into and combined with the bilge water.” Father explained. P718Ekar ippilpil jān injin ṇe ke ear jọ im tọọr waj ñan dān ṇe i lowa,” Jema ekōmḷeḷeik .kōmmeḷeḷe
 It spilled from the engine when it was running and then flowed into and combined with the bilge water.” Father explained. P718Ekar ippilpil jān injin ṇe ke ear jọ im tọọr waj ñan dān ṇe i lowa,” Jema ekōmḷeḷeik .pil
explainingHe's explaining it scientifically to him.Ej jaintiiji ḷọk ñanejaintiij
explanationDon't complicate your explanation.Kwōn jab kaaepokpoke aṃ kōmḷeḷe.aepokpok
 Don't complicate your explanation.Kwōn jab kōaepokpoke aṃ kōmḷeḷe.aepokpok
explodedThe bomb exploded.Ebokkoḷọk baaṃ eo.bokkoḷọk
 The American bombs exploded all over.Eddebokbok ainikien boktañ ko an Ri-pālle.debokḷọk
 He stood ready in place and we were all surprised when the flare gun exploded and the flare shot up into the sky. P939Ejoorkatkat ijo im kōmmān ḷak ilbōk edebokḷọk men eo im kelọk kōjjoram eo.debokḷọk
 Who exploded itWōn eo ear kadebokḷọke?debokḷọk
 He stood ready in place and we were all surprised when the flare gun exploded and the flare shot up into the sky. P939Ejoorkatkat ijo im kōmmān ḷak ilbōk edebokḷọk men eo im kelọk kōjjoram eo.joorkatkat
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ExploitExploit what he knows while he's still around.Ājḷore kōn jeḷā kaṇ an ke ej ja mour.ājḷor
explosionDid you hear the explosion of the bomb?Kworoñ ke bokkoḷọkun bọkutañ eo?bokkoḷọk
 The explosion was so loud it was nearly deafening.Joñan an peran jañin baaṃ eo ekiōk pedañwūjñwūj.pedañwūjñwūj
exportedMore goods and foods are imported than the copra that is exported. S6Eḷap aer kaddeḷọñtok ṃweiuk im ṃōñā jān aer kaddiwōjḷọk waini.deḷọñ
 More goods and foods are imported than the copra that is exported. S6Eḷap aer kaddeḷọñtok ṃweiuk im ṃōñā jān aer kaddiwōjḷọk waini.diwōj
ExposeExpose and spread out the clothes so they could dry easily.Kōjjarjari nuknuk kaṇe.jarjar
 Why did you clean up the bushes and expose the house to the wind?Ta unin aṃ joḷọ mar ṇe im kōjermatmat ṃōṇe ñan kōto in?jejedmatmat
 You should expose the wound on your hand so it can heal faster.Kwōn kejjerwawaik kinej ṇe peiṃ bwe en mo ṃōkajjejedwawa
 Don't expose yourself to the wind.Jab kakkōtotouk eok.kōto
 Don't expose the wound or the flies will infect it.Jab kōjjedwawaik kinej eo bwe ḷọñ enaaj torañe.tōrañ
exposedHe was discovered because he exposed himselfRelo ijo ej kūttiliek ie jān wōt aloklokin.aloklok
 This house is exposed to the wind.Eañjerake ṃwiinañjerak
 That lumber that was exposed to sunlight is the most twisted.Iñiñtōk tata aḷaḷ ear kōjeje.iñtōk
 High and dry (low tide, reef exposed).Pāāt jelōñlōñ.jelōñlōñ
 The bushes have been cleaned up and the house is exposed.Eṃōj rakij mar ko im ejarmatmat ṃweojejedmatmat
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exposesThe girl exposes her hair for drying after taking a bath.Lio ej kōjjarjare bōran ālkin an tutu.jarjar
 He is the one who always exposes one's fault to his face.Rijellep eo ṇejeklep
exposingLady, watch the way you're sitting because you're exposing yourselfLiiō kwōn lale aṃ jijet bwe ewaḷọk lotōñaṃ.lọtōñā
exposureHer back will be covered with blisters from exposure to sun.Ej pojān [pojak in] ilil likin kōn an kar aḷ kōjeje.il
expressedThe needs expressed by family relations.Aikujin jenkwōn.aikuj
expressingWhy do you worry so much when she's expressing her needs to you?Etke kwōj inepaata ke ej aikuj waj ñan eok?aikuj
expressionPaint or chop up to the charcoal mark (older expression for atarḷain)Atar erran.atar
 He had such a hurt expression on his face when the girl said no.Ke ledik eo ej ba jaab joñan an mejān balu.balu
extendedThe head of the extended Marshallese family let his younger brother speak on his behalf.Aḷap eo ear kajipiiji ḷeo jatin.jipiij
extentThe extent of their alienation was such that they didn't return.Joñan aer koñil, raar jab bar rọọl.koñil
extermelyBecause of this, large ships are extermely important to the Marshallese. S25Kōn men in eḷap an wa ḷap tokjān ñan ri-Ṃajeḷ.ḷap
ExtinguishExtinguish that lamp.Kwōn kune ḷaaṃ ṇekukun
 Extinguish the fire.Kwōn ṃane kijeek ṇeṃanṃan
extinguishedIt fell just south of the boat where it extinguished itself. P944Eḷak wōtlọk ḷọk i turōkin wa eo ijo ekar kunḷọk ṇa ie.kukun
 It fell just south of the boat where it extinguished itself. P944Eḷak wōtlọk ḷọk i turōkin wa eo ijo ekar kunḷọk ṇa ie.turōk
extollingOur mothers forever; our fathers and the fathers of others. (A proverb extolling the matrilineal relation)Jined ilo kōbo, jemād im jemān ro jet.kōbo
extraI work to make some extra moneyIj jerbal in kōṃṃan daṃoḷọk.daṃok
 It's waterlogged and extra heavyEḷwōjat im dedo (eddo).ḷwōjat
extractGo find the pandanus scraper so that we can extract the juice from these pandanus.Ewi peka eo bwe jen kilọki bōb ?peka
 Clean the whiskers off the husked coconut because we're going to extract the coconut meat from it to obtain coconut oil.Kwōn kabuwōtwōte tok waini ṇe bwe pen.buwōtwōt
extractedThe juice extracted from the Ḷeikṃaan pandanus is deliciousEnno jowaanroñ in ḷeikṃaanjowaanroñ
 A tooth is extracted.Eteep juon ñiteep
extraordinarilyHis medicines are extraordinarily strongEkōbbōkakkak an wūno.kōbbōkakkak
extravagantThe price of goods nowadays is really extravagant.Ejjeḷọk baj bōlejin oṇāān ṃweiuk raan kein.bōlej
extremelyThe Marshallese people are extremely fortunate that coconut trees grow in their islands. S10Eḷap an ri-Ṃajeḷ jeraaṃṃan kōn an dedek ni ilo aelōñ ko aer.dedek
 It was an extremely high tide and my feet couldn't reach the bottom.Ear kanooj ibwij im ear jabjab neō jān laḷ.jabjab
 The Marshallese people are extremely fortunate that coconut trees grow in their islands. S10Eḷap an ri-Ṃajeḷ jeraaṃṃan kōn an dedek ni ilo aelōñ ko aer.jeraaṃṃan
 He is extremely precise when he counts money.Elukkuun jiṃwe bwini ṃani ko.jiṃwe
 Say, that guy seems to be extremely intoxicatedKijak eṇ ḷe eḷap an kadek.kijak
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eyeMy looking at her out of the corner of my eye made her nervous.Addikdū ekōṃṃan an abṇōṇō.addikdik
 She's looking at you out of the corner of her eye.Ej addikdiki eok.addikdik
 He's got a sty on his eye.Eātbwe mejān.ātbwe
 Who gave you a black eye?Wōn ṇe ear baiti mejaṃbait
 Don't keep on rubbing your eye.Jab ititūñi mejaṃ.itūñ
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eyeballsWe can look until our eyeballs fall off before we see land,” the Boatswain said when he got down from the mast.” P919Enaaj to timmejid ak jeban ellolo āne,” Bojin eo ekar ba ke ej ṃōj an to jān kaju eo.timmej
 Jabōn kōnnaan (proverb): You eat to your fill on the ocean side (in secret); your eyeballs are about to pop out. When you're in need you beg for help!" In other words, no man is an island. We should always all look out for one another.Kwoṃōñā itujablik kaṇ; kwōdodoor timmej. Ḷak ban kūr eo in!timmej
eyelidsIt has felt gritty under my eyelids since I got the eye disease.Ej tōtaorak (ettaorak) wōt meja jān ke iar pilo.tōtaorak
eyesHe's got his eyes on your watch.Ej addikdiki waj ṇe aṃ.addikdik
 They're a marvel in the eyes of the iroojRōaiboojoj iṃaan mejān irooj eṇ.aiboojoj
 He has slanted eyes.Eaidik mejān.aidik
 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
 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
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eyesightDo you have good eyesight?Kwōmaroñ ke rōre (erre)?rōre

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