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I Yes, I know that you are my boss and you can handle my request.Aet, ijeḷā ke kwōj bọọj im kwomaroñ kōtōprak aikuj e .aaet
 But what can I do if she doesn't like you.Ab in et ñe edike eok.ab in et
 That's just the way I am. I'm funny that way.Kar baj abja wōt.abja
II like the way you tuck that basket under your arm. It's okay for you to carry that basket under your arm.Eṃṃan aṃ abjājeiki iep ṇe aṃ.abjāje
 I can't forget the way she tucked things under her arm.Iban meḷọkḷọk abjājein lio.abjāje
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icePut ice in the drinking water.Aiji dān ṇe limed.aij
 Where did you get your ice fromAijin ia ṇe liṃōṃ?aij
 There's more ice on the water this year than last year.Eaiji ḷọk ioon dān iiō in jān iiō eo ḷọkaij
 It was known that 1810 was the year with the most ice.Eaiji tata kar iiō eo 1810aij
 Let's the two of us go get ice.Kōjro etal in kaaej.aij
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iceboxHe's an "icebox" (he causes losing).Ekalluujuj.luuj
IʻdI'd love to have her cuddle close to me night and day -- words from a love song.ekōṇan bwin (ekōṇaan bwe in) irar ippaṃ le raan im boñ.irar
 I'd like to take my liberty pass in your town -- words from a love song.Ikōṇaan bwe in bōk kiibbuun anemkwōj ioon tawūn aṃ.kiibbu
 I'd have been a goner if I hadn't moved when he hit me with the broad side of the canoe paddle.Inaaj kar jako ñe iar jab ṃōkaj in iñtōk jān an ubatake kōn jebwe eo.ubatak
ideaYour sightseeing yesterday gave me an idea.Aṃ alwōj bajjek inne eletok juon ḷōmṇakalwōj bajjek
 Then one day Father and the two men met together and the idea arose that Father should approach the man who owned the twenty-two foot boat and ask if he would allow them to charter it to Likiep. P20Innem juon raan Jema kab ḷōṃarein ruo erjel kar kwelọk ippān doon im lo juon ḷōmṇak bwe Jema en kepaak ḷeo waan booj in im roñoul ruo ne aitokan im kajjitōk ippān emaroñ ke kōtḷọk wa eo waan bwe erjel en jata kake ñan Likiep.jata
 Don't hold back from moving forward with your idea.Jab jenlik jān aṃ wōnṃaanḷọk kọn ḷōmṇak eo aṃ.jenliklik
idealThis should be an ideal night for catching flying fish because it's pitch black.Buñūn bọbo men in bwe ei ninijek (innijek).innijek
 This should be an ideal night for catching flying fish because it's pitch black.Buñūn bọbo men in bwe einnijek.innijek
 Nowadays there are some schools built by the government that are more ideal. S24Raan kein ewōr jet jikuuḷ kōṃṃan in kien im epo ḷọk jidik ḷōmāerpo ḷōma-
ideasHe is the one who always holds back on his ideas.Ri-jenliklik eo ṇe,jenliklik
 His ideas make him different from others.Ejenolọk kōn ḷōmṇak kaṇ an.jenolọk
 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
identicalThose two boys are identical.Āin ḷadik raṇe wōt juon.āinwōt juon
 They are trying to get ahead of each other (while pursuing identical goals).Erro ej kōbbat doon.kōbbat
identityThe judge revealed the identity of the betrayer.Ri-ekajet eo ear ketake ri-ketak eo. ketak
idlingWhy are you idling?Etke kwōj pād bajjek?pād bajjek
idlyDon't chat idly -- there's lots of work to be done.Jab lekōto bwe elōñ jerbal.lekōto
idolThe idol was made of gold.Ekjab eo ar kōṃṃan jān kool.ekjab
 They worship an idol.Rej kabuñ ñan ekjab.ekjab
idolsAlmighty God our father tells us not to worship idols.Anij Ḷapḷap jemādwōj ej ba jen jab kabuñ ñan anij raṇ.anij raṇ
 They say the people of these islands used to offer sacrifice to idols.Rej ba ri-aelōñ kein rejọ kōn katok ñan anij raṇ.anij raṇ
 He's praying for idols.Ekabuñ ñan ekōjab.kabuñ
if But what can I do if she doesn't like you.Ab in et ñe edike eok.ab in et
 The water was so calm that it looked glassy as if it were inside a cistern. P994Joñan, eḷae ioon dān āinwōt lowaan juon aebōj-jimeeṇ.aebōj-jimeeṇ
 You're cooler here than if you went into the house.Kwaeṃṃōḷoḷo ḷọk ṇa ijin jān ñe kwōnaaj etal eañ ṃweeṇaeṃōḷoḷo
IfIf you confuse him he'll be upset with you.Ñe kwōj kaairuwaroiki enaaj illu ippaṃ.airuwaro
if How about if you make the thatch for us.Kwōj ja kaajtok ñan kōjro.aj
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ifʻsI won't go, and there are no if's, and's or but's about it.Iban etal im ejjeḷọk bar leḷọk-letok.leḷọk-letok
IgniteIgnite those twigs so we can build a fire.Katoke radikdik kaṇe bwe jen jenjen kijek.tok
ignitionHe just had to lightly press the ignition button and it turned over and started up right away. P447Jidik wōt an tōñōle batinin kōjjọ eo ak erọọl injin eo im jọ.batin
 Where's the ignition switch for this engine?Ewi kein kōjjọ eo an injin in?kein kōjjọ
ignorantDon't be angry with that child because he is ignorant.Kwōn jab lilu (illu) ippān ajri eṇ bwe eñakḷọkjeṇ.ñakḷọkjeṇ
ignoreI 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
 Just ignore himJab eḷḷọk ñaneel
 Don't turn away from him. or Don't ignore himKwōn jab jeiklọk jāne.jeik
 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
 Don't ignore himJab kōjekdọọne.jekdọọn
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IIThe American soldiers made clear the way for escaping during World War II.Ri-Amedka raar kōṃṃan ialan jọọr ilo pata eo.iaḷan jọọr
II In 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
IIVery many died in World War II.Eḷap an kar lōñ mej ilo pata eo kein karuo.pata
 After the Americans took the island from the Japanese in World War II, they used to anchor these ships in the Kwajalein lagoon. P4Tiṃa kein rōkein añkō iarin aelōñin Kuajleen ālikin wōt an ṃōj an ri-Amedka kar bōk aelōñ eṇ jān ri-Jepaan ro ilo tariṇae eo kein karuo an laḷ in.ri-
IjoonMeanwhile Ijoon is the most chicken-hearted.Ak Ijoon ekwe eajineañro tata. ajineañro
illThey (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 Once he's back, I’ll tell him and we’ll see what he has to say about it this time around,” he replied. P414Ej rọọl tok wōt ak ijiroñ ḷọk bwe jen baj lale ta eo eba annen jab in,” eba.annen
 I’ll jump in, too, so I can help him,” Father complemented what the Captain said. P1249Inaaj kelọk ippān im jipañe.,” Jema ediek ḷọk men eo Kapen eo ekar ba.dede
 Go ahead and don’t worry; I’ll stay here at the wheel,” he said to Father. P1086Iwōj wōt im jab inepata bwe ña e ippān jebwe e,” euwaak ḷọk ñan Jema.iwōj
 But for now I’ll wander over to the boat at the end of the island. P119Ak kiiō ij ja jaṃbo tok ñan waan kapin aelōñin e.jaṃbo
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IʻllDon't you worry cause I'll let you use my ironJab inepata bwe inaaj kaene eok.aen
 One day I'll build a new house out of my current one.Inaaj akadik ṃwe iṃō juon raan.akadik
 I'll transport the copra to the shed tomorrow.Inaaj aljike waini ñan ṃōn waini eṇ ilju.aljek
 I'll let you take my sister for a sunset stroll.Ij lewōj jatū bwe en aṃ ri-aḷkōnar in jota.aḷkōnar
 I'll come later.Inaaj iwōj ālikālik
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illnessHis recent illness emaciated him.Nañinmej eo an ekōbbōje.bōbōj
 Can you diagnose my illness?Kwōmarōñ ke etale nañinmej e ?etale
 What's your illness?Mejet ṇe aṃ?mej
illuminatesThe searchlight illuminates the cloud.Meramin jatiraito eo eromaake kōdọ eo.romaak
illuminationCoconut oil is made from copra, and the Marshallese use it for many things, such as hair oil, body oil, medicine, and for illumination. S18Pinniep ej kōṃṃan jān waini im ri-Ṃajeḷ rej kōjerbale ñan elōñ men ko āinwōt ekkapit bar, ānbwin, ñan wūno im ñan romrom.kōkapit
 Coconut oil is made from copra, and the Marshallese use it for many things, such as hair oil, body oil, medicine, and for illumination. S18Pinniep ej kōṃṃan jān waini im ri-Ṃajeḷ rej kōjerbale ñan elōñ men ko āinwōt ekkapit bar, ānbwin, ñan wūno im ñan romrom.romrom
illusionIt was only a mirage or illusion that you thought you saw.Jāmilur bajjek men eo kwaar baab kwaar loe.jāmilur
ImI’m turning it off and the two of us will go ashore and together with the Captain we’ll start loading our scrap. P337Ij kune im kōjro wōnāne ḷọk kōjjel Kapen eo jino ektaki tok jọkpej ko adjel.ad
 Ok, for now I’m going to wander over to that boat and find out what’s going on,” the old man said. P133Ekwe ij ja ajādik tok ṃōk ñan wa eṇ im eọroñ ennaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.ajādik
 I’m sorry, but that clock doesn’t work,” the old man said. P212Joḷọk bōd ak ej jab jerbal awa e,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.awa
 I’m passing up some food the people on the island sent over,” the Boatswain said and passed up the bag as the canoe came up alongside the boat. P1268Jibwi waj dao adeañ jān rūtto ānin.” Bojin eo eba im jibwe lōñ tak pāāk eo ke kōrkōr eo ekar atartar tok ippān wa eo.dao
 Well I’m not the captain of the boat, so I just do what our Captain says,” Father answered. P252Enaaj kōjkan ke ej jab kapenin wa eṇ ña innem ij erre lọk wōt ñan ta eo Kapen eṇ ameañ ej ba,” Jema euwaak.kōjka-
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IʻmI'm dynamiting in your direction while you're dynamiting in that direction.Ij abbawaj ak kwōn abbaḷọk.abba
 That's just the way I am. I'm funny that way.Kar baj abja wōt.abja
 I'm so upset by his frequent visits.Baj abṇōṇōū kōn an memakijkijtok.abṇōṇō
 I'm so impeded I can't move forward.Baj aborū ke iitōn ban wōnṃaanḷọk.abor
 I'm so dizzy I want to throw up.Baj addeboululū ke itōn eṃṃōj.addeboulul
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imageThou shalt not make unto thee any graven image. S5Kwōn jab kōṃṃan im jekjek ekjap ñan eok.ekjab
 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image. S5Kwōn jab kōṃṃan im jekjek ekjap ñan eok.jekjek
imaginingHe's imagining himself a flier.Ej ḷōmake an rūkkāke.ḷam
imitateDon't imitate my writing.Kwōn jab anōk jeje.anōk
 Don't imitate him or he'll be ashamed.Kwōn jab arin ḷeeṇ bwe enaaj jook.ar
imitatingStop imitating meEṃōj ṇe aṃ kajjioñeoñ.kajjioñ
immatureHe's physically old but mentally immature.Eaḷap pata.aḷap
 He's still immature.Ej jekapeel wōt.jekapeel
 He's elderly but still immature.Erūtto ak ejekapeel.jekapeel
 A person who is immature or lacking in skill.Ri-jekapeel.jekapeel
 An immature nut of the Ni Maro variety.Ubnen Ni Maro.ub
immediateThey (two) are immediate relativesEḷap aerro epaake doon.epaak
 An immediate replyJuon uwaak iur.iur
immediatelyWhat is this I'm smelling? (something immediately at hand)Bwiin ta in ij ātoñweātāt
 Be sure to flee immediately.Jab rumwij in ko.jab ruṃwij
imminentHis imminent demise was apparent to everyone who was present.Aitwōnmejin ḷeo ear alikkar ippān aolep armej ijo.aitwōnmej
immuneI am more immune to the flu than you.Ipojak ñan mej in jān kwe.jān
immunizedI've been immunized and won't get the flu.Ipojak ñan mej in.pojak
impatientI am impatient because my team keeps losing.Eḷap atebar kōn an luujḷọk wōt tiim e .atebar
impededI'm so impeded I can't move forward.Baj aborū ke iitōn ban wōnṃaanḷọk.abor
 It never gets impeded while in progress.Ejaje abor an etal.abor
 This boat is drawing a lot of water (and being impeded thereby).Eḷap an añōt wa in.añōt
impedingLift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
 What's impeding the progress of this boat?Ta in ej kaabore an wa in etal?abor
 His child is impeding his work.Ajri eo nājin ej kaapañ an jerbal.apañ
impetuousYou're so impetuous that you've crashed.Baj aelellọḷūṃ ḷe ke eñṇe kwọitaak.aelellaḷ
impliedIt is raining now (period of expecting rain implied).Io ewōt.io
implyingI thought to myself that most likely he said this because we were going to sail soon and he was implying that it was dangerous. P219Iḷōmṇak ippa make ke bōlen ej kōnono eake ammān tōn jerak ilo iien in im ej ba ekauwōtata.ḷōmṇak
impoliteIt's impolite to goose anyone.Enana wiik armej.wie
importanceAmong the products of importance from coconut trees is coconut oil. S18Ṃōttan men ko rōḷḷap tokjāer im rej waḷọk jān ni ej pinniep.tokja-
importantHis college degree makes him think he's an important personAn wōr an tiikūri ekaakajeiki an ḷōmṇakakaje
 His wealth has made him feel more important than previously.Jāān kaṇ an rōkaakajeikḷọk jān ṃoktaakaje
 Divination 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
 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
 Because of this, large ships are extermely important to the Marshallese. S25Kōn men in eḷap an wa ḷap tokjān ñan ri-Ṃajeḷ.ḷap
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importedThere are pigs and chickens, but these have been imported by Westerners and aren’t original Marshallese animals. S23Ewōr piik im bao, ak men kein ebbōktok in ri-pālle im ejjab men in mour in Ṃajeḷbōbōk
 More 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
 As we mentioned before, Marshallese today prefer imported foods like rice, flour, sugar, and so forth. S25Āinwōt ad kar ba ṃokta bwe ri-Ṃajeḷ rainin eḷap wōt aer ḷōmṇak kōn ṃōñā in pālle āinwōt raij, pilawā, jukwa im men ko jet.pālle
 A foreign-made cover. An imported cover. Lit. 'cover from those islands'.Lōbboin / Lōbboon aelōñ kaṇ.lōbbọ
importunedI importuned him so much that I got tired, but he didn't answer.Iar añōtñōt ñane im ṃōk ak ear jab uwaak.añōtñōt
imposedI forced him to write my letter. I imposed upon him to write my letter.Iar kōṃakokoiki bwe en je lōta eo .ṃakoko
impossibleIt's true that you are a Wonderwoman / an impossible womanṂool ke kwe juon kōrā kabwilōñlōñ.kabwilōñlōñ
 The old folks used to say to never attempt the impossible or sorry consequences might follow.Rūtto ro rōkein ba jab kadkadajaj bwe enaaj or jerata.kadkadajaj
impoundedDon't let your pig roam free or it'll be impounded.Jab kōrōḷọk piik ṇe kijeṃ bwe enaaj ātetātet
impressHe was frustrated over his vain attempts to impress the girl.Eḷap an dikāāḷāḷ kōn an bane ledik eo.dikāāḷāḷ
impressiveThe arrival of the fleet was very impressive.Ekōppaḷpaḷ wōt lipopotokun inej eo.lipopo
 The singing group from Laura was the most impressive at the song-fest.Kumi in al eo jān Ḷora ear lukkuun tūtileñeñ (ittileñeñ) ilo jebta eo.tileñeñ
imprisonedHis associate was charged with murder and imprisoned.Ḷeo ri-karejeran ear kalbuuj kōn an kar uror. karejar
improveOnly your peace can improve the situation.Aenōṃṃaniṃ wōt emaroñ kōṃanṃan men otemjej.aenōṃṃan
 He's not going to improve because you’re always treating him like a kid.Eban eṃṃan kōn an ḷap aṃ kabōeaiki.boea
 The legislature as of 1965 does not have great powers, so it works to help students and the infirmed in order to improve the life of the Marshallese people. S15Kọñkōrej in ej jab lukkuun ḷap an maroñ ijoke eḷap an jipañ ri-jikuuḷ ro im ro routaṃwe ñan kōkōṃanṃanḷọk wāween mour an ri-Ṃajeḷ.utaṃwe
in A Japanese ship sank in the harbor at Likiep.Eaar ruṃḷọk juon tiiṃa in Jepaan eo ilo aba eṇ Likiep.aba
 There were lots of experts in dynamiting during Japanese times.Ebooḷ ṇakṇōkin ri-abba raar itok ilo iien Jepaan ko.abba
 I'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
 They're used to dynamiting in the evening.Rōkijoñ abba in jota.abba
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inabilityWe're getting old and inability seems to be with us all the time.Jerūtto ḷọk im ebbanban ḷọkban
 I'm so sorry for his inability to reason.Ibūroṃōj kōn an jaje ḷōmṇakjaje ḷōmṇak
inaccessibleIt's too inaccessible to try and enter.Eḷap an akā ñan delọñ.akā
 Why are you making it so inaccessible?Kwōn baj kaakāiki wōt?akā
inadequateThe food at the birthday party last night was more inadequate than at any birthday party heretofore.Jabwetata joñan ṃōñā eo ilo keemem eo boñ jān aolep keemem ko ḷọkjabwe
InalienableInalienable. Ours till death.Ad ñan mej.ad
 God gave us our inalienable rightsAnij ear kaademlōkmeje kōj.addemlōkmej
 God is the provider of our inalienable rightsAnij ej ri-kaademlōkmej.addemlōkmej
 No one has greater inalienable rights than anyone else.Ejjeḷọk eṇ eademlōkmejḷọk jān bar juon.addemlōkmej
 No one can take away our inalienable rightsMaroñ ko addemlōkmej ejjeḷọk juon emaroñ būki jān kōj.addemlōkmej
incantationHe performed an incantation over the sick person.Ear allōke ri-nañinmej eo.allōk
 There is no other chanter whose incantation is as powerful as that woman's incantation.Ejjeḷọk ri-allōk mālkwōjin an allōk wōt lieñ.allōk
 There is no other chanter whose incantation is as powerful as that woman's incantation.Ejjeḷọk ri-allōk mālkwōjin an allōk wōt lieñ.allōk
 The medicine person is chanting and performing an incantation over Peter.Runo eo eṇ ej allōke Pita.allōk
incapacitatedThe Boatswain is all alone at the wheel now and I am going up so we can think about which way we’re going now that the Captain is incapacitated. P1067Bojin eṇ ej ajjimakeke ilo jebwe eṇ kiiō innem ij etal kōṃro ḷōmṇake ia in jej etal ie ḷọk kiiō ke eutaṃwe Kapen e.utaṃwe
 The Boatswain is all alone at the wheel now and I am going up so we can think about which way we’re going now that the Captain is incapacitated. P1067Bojin eṇ ej ajjimakeke ilo jebwe eṇ kiiō innem ij etal kōṃro ḷōmṇake ia in jej etal ie ḷọk kiiō ke eutaṃwe Kapen e.ajjimakeke
incenseThey were collecting incense (wood) by the shore.Raar kāijurtok lik tok.ijur
inchesThey have measured it by inches.Eṃōj aer iniji.inij
 Could you measure the lumber and find out how many inches?Kwomaroñ ke iniji tok aetokan aḷaḷ e?inij
 Could you find out how many inches from there?Kwomaroñ lale jete inijtok jān ijeṇe?inij
incidentThis part of the ocean feels a bit spooky,” Father said at the same time the incident occurred. P1036Āinwōt meto jab in ebaj aeto,” Jema ekar ba ejja ilo minit eo wōt ekar waḷọk men in.aeto
incidentallyIt might incidentally get torn. P1120Emaroñ jirillọk im potak.jirilọk
 It might incidentally get torn.” P1120Emaroñ jirillọk im potak.”potak
incisionHow big that incision scar is.Eḷap wōt ṇe ṃwijṃwijṃwijṃwij
inclementDetermining where you are in inclement weather is not easy.Ej jab pidodo kaijikmeto ñe ej nana lañ.kaijikmeto
inclinationHe has no inclination to bias whatsoever.Ejjeḷọk kalijekḷọk ippān ñan jidik.kalijekḷọk
inclinedShe's the type that is inclined to recline simply due to laziness.Alebabuin jowan men eṇ.alebabu
 He's inclined to recline.Einwōt eitok wōt bwe en alebabu.alebabu
 Although what the Captain said sounded good, I was more inclined to believe Father because the Captain had already made so many mistakes on this trip and so many bad things were happening as a result. P875Meñe eṃṃanḷọk roñ peḷḷọkin naan ko an Kapen eo, āinwōt eitok wōt bwe in kar tōmak naan ko an Jema kōnke elōñ de alen an kar Kapen eo jirillọk.jirilọk
includeWe 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-
includesWe believe also that what you have covered up to this point includes some understanding of the customs and ways of living of the Marshallese. S29Kōmij tōmak barāinwōt bwe jān dedeḷọk in eṃōj aṃ tōpare, ewōr ṃōttan aṃ meḷeḷe kōn ṃanit im wāween mour an ri-Ṃajeḷ.ṃanit
 We believe also that what you have covered up to this point includes some understanding of the customs and ways of living of the Marshallese. S29Kōmij tōmak barāinwōt bwe jān dedeḷọk in eṃōj aṃ tōpare, ewōr ṃōttan aṃ meḷeḷe kōn ṃanit im wāween mour an ri-Ṃajeḷ.kōmij
includingWhen they were done nodding while talking to each other, the Old Man pointed east toward the middle of the bushes and the three of them including the Bosun headed over that way. P1265Ke ekar ṃōj aerro ṃōṃajidjid ñan doon, ḷōḷḷap eo ejitōñ ḷọk buḷōn mar ko jetakiermān innem erjel Bojin eo jibadek ḷọkjetak
 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
 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.koba
 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.ora-
incombustibleIt won't burn because it's incombustible.Eban bwil bwe etokwiia.tokwiia
inconsiderateThey are inconsiderate.Rōjaje ḷōmṇakjaje ḷōmṇak
 He's such an inconsiderate fellow. He's always breaking taboos.Ejjeḷam ḷōkajeṃwin ḷeenḷōkajeṃ
 That fellow is inconsiderate of everyone.Eperōt armej kijak eṇ.pedet armej
incorrectlyHe spelled the word incorrectly.Ejipeeḷe naan eo im bōd.jipeeḷ
increaseYour habitual tardiness won't help your getting a salary increase.Aḷokbadiṃ enaaj kōṃṃan bwe en jab ḷapḷọk wōṇeaṃ.aḷokbad
incursHe should be fired right away before he incurs more damage.Ren baere ḷọk ṃokta jān an ḷapḷọk jorrāān ippān.baer
indecisiveI am very indecisive about going to war.Eḷap bōbōroro (ebbōroro) in etal in tariṇae.bōbōroro
 I am indecisive about saying what I'm thinking about.Ibbōroro in kwaḷọk ḷemṇakbōbōroro
 He is always indecisive about everything.Rūbbōroro eo eṇ.bōbōroro
indelibleThat tattoo is indelible.Eban jejeor (ejjeor) eọ ṇeban jejeor
independenceThe Marshalls has already gained its independence.Ṃajōḷ eṃōj an jutakḷọk iaan.jutak
 The major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16Aolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.kakōḷḷe
independentThey really are independent; aren't they, since they have not returned!Baj anemkwōjier ke eñiin rej jañin jāde!anemkwōj
 He's being independent until he gets locked up in the calaboose.Ej anemkwōjḷọk ñan ñe edeḷọñ ilo kalbuuj.anemkwōj
independentlyShe wants to live independently.Ekōṇaan mour in ri-anemkwōj.anemkwōj
indexThe field in Africa had more index fingers scattered around.Eaadikọọtotḷọk meḷaaj eo ilo bukwōn eo iAbūdka.addi-kọọtot
 It looks like an index finger belonging to a Marshallese.Einwōt baj tipen addikọọtotin ri-Ṃajeḷ.addi-kọọtot
 Use your index finger and push it out from under the desk.Kwōn addi-kọọtotetok jān iuṃwin tebōḷ ṇeaddi-kọọtot
 The thief got his index finger smashedRōno im mālij addi-kọọtotin rūkọọt eo.addi-kọọtot
 Index finger (The stealing finger).Addi kọọtot.kọọt
IndiaThere are elephants all over India.Eeḷbōne buḷōn Intia.eḷbōn
 The elephants from India are huge.Eḷap an eḷḷap elbōn in India.eḷbōn
indicatingThis 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
 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.kake
indiscreteStop being indiscrete or you'll get caught.Lale aṃ jakkōlkōl bwe kwōnaaj tọrōk.tọrōk
indiscriminatelyBecause they fish with dynamite it means that they'll also kill the fish indiscriminately.Kōnke rej ri-abba, meḷeḷein bwe rej bareinwōt ri-kaajeḷḷā ek.ajeḷḷā
individualI've never seen a blacker individual.Editōb wōt in armej.ditōb
 He's such a powerful individual.Eḷajjuur wōt eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan).ḷajjuur
industriousIt's obvious that the three of them are industrious.Ealikkar aerjeel niknik.aerjeel
 Alfred is very industrious and Tony is very lazy.Alfred elukkuun niknik im Tony elukkuun jāniknik.jāniknik
 He is quite industrious.Eḷap an niknik ḷeoniknik
InedelIn the legend Inedel was given only wrasse to eat by his father.Ek eo kijen Inedel jān jemān ilo bwebwenato eo ej alle.alle
inexperiencedHe's inexperienced in doing that kind of work.Ejāmminene in kōṃṃane jerbal eṇ.jāmminene
 These inexperienced workers are very slow in doing their work.Ri-jāmminene ro raṇ ej make wōt ruṃwij aer jerbal.jāmminene
 The fishing for lobster of an inexperienced personTilkaworin jaje.tilkawor
infantGive the infant some diluted coconut sap.Jeruru ḷọk limen niñniñ eṇ.jeruru
infectDon't expose the wound or the flies will infect itJab kōjjedwawaik kinej eo bwe ḷọñ enaaj torañe.tōrañ
infectedThis cut on my hand is infected.Eanilen kinej e peiū.anilen
 You'll keep putting off getting your hand fixed until it gets infected.Kwōnaaj pādjake peiṃ ḷọk em eanilen.pād
infectingThe common cold is infecting everyoneMejin ejelōte aolep.jelōt
infestedIt is the most infested with surgeonfish.Eaelmeeje tata.aelmeej
 The lagoon side of that tract of land is infested with the surgeonfish.Eṃōj aelmeeje arin ṃweeṇaelmeej
 These waters are infested with stingrays.Ebbouraañañ ar in āninboraañ
 This island is more infested with gnats than Likiep.Ejokwajokwe ḷọk ānin jān Likiep.jokwajok
infestingThe men are trying to get rid of the cockroaches infesting the room.Ḷṃaro raṇ rej kajuwapene lowaan ruuṃ eṇ bwe eḷap an jijuwapenpen (ijjuwapenpen).juwapin
infirmedThe legislature as of 1965 does not have great powers, so it works to help students and the infirmed in order to improve the life of the Marshallese people. S15Kọñkōrej in ej jab lukkuun ḷap an maroñ ijoke eḷap an jipañ ri-jikuuḷ ro im ro routaṃwe ñan kōkōṃanṃanḷọk wāween mour an ri-Ṃajeḷ.utaṃwe
inflexibleYou won't get what you want because he's very inflexible.Ekajjiṃwe im eban tōprak aikuj ṇe aṃ.kajjiṃwe
influencesShe'll know, being someone who influences others to live as relatives toward one another.Enaaj jeḷā bwe e ri-kaaerṃwe.aerṃwe
infoHe's taking advantage of the situation and getting as much (info) for us as he can.Ej ājḷor tok ñan kōjro ke ej jab eṃṃan iien ñane. ājḷor
informDid you inform them that we have a meeting?Kwaar karoñ ke er ke eor ad kweilọk?roñ
informationWhere did you get that information fromMeḷeḷe in ia ṇe aṃ?meḷeḷe
informedThey have informed everybody that there is a storm coming.Eṃōj kaiñ aolep ke eor juon ḷañ ej itok.kaiñ
 Have you informed themEṃōj ke aṃ kaiñ er?kaiñ
 The messengers have informed everybody about the typhoon coming.Ri-kaiñ ro eṃōj aer kaiñ aolep armej kōn taibuun eo ej itok.kaiñ
 Well, we are out of drinking water,” Father informed him. P1240Ekwe emaat limed dān,” Jema ekōjjeḷāiki.kōjjeḷā
ingrateHe's such an ingrate but I'm the one who put him ahead.Ekabbil ñan ak iar kaḷe.kabbil
ingredientsThey put sardines as one of the ingredients.Raar jatini iiōk.jatiin
 He used a variety of ingredients in his recipe.Ear jitableik iiōk eo.jitable
 What are the soup ingredients?Ta ṇe kāre in juup ṇekāre
inhabitantsWoe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth. (Rev. 8:13).O, o, o ñan ro rej jokwe ioon laḷ.o
inhabitedThis island has lots of people. or This island is inhabited.Earmije āninarmej
inhaleI haven't learned to inhale.Ij jañin jeḷā koub.koub
inheritHe left him his land to inherit.Ear kāājinkōje kōn bwidej eo.ājinkōj
 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
inheritanceYour inheritance from me.Ājinkōj eo aṃ ippa.ājinkōj
 Inheritance by our ancestors.Ājinkōjin rūtto ro ad.ājinkōj
 My father offered me a boat as an inheritance.Jema ear kajolōt kōn juon wa.jolōt
 My shirt is my inheritance from my father.Jōōt e ej jolōt jān jema.jolōt
 The eldest brother is entitled to an inheritance.Ḷeo erūtto tata ej ri-jolōt.jolōt
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inheritedThose who live on their inherited land have nothing to worry about.Ri-amṇak ejjeḷọk aer inepata.amṇak
 It 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
 He inherited his bad behavior.Bōdañ ekōpāpijeke.pāpijek
inheritorThey said that it would be good if he register with that family so he could be an inheritor thereRōba eṃṃan ñe ej jeje etan ippān baaṃle eṇ bwe en kab ri-jolōt ie.ba
initiateThat's the chap who'll initiate the song.Kijak eo enaaj bwilik tok ṃaan al eo ṇebwilik ṃaan
initiatorYou be the initiator and start the song.Kwōn ruprupjọkur tok im jino al eo.ruprupjọkur
injectionThe injection he got gave him polio.eo ear bōke ear kabolioiki.boḷio
 They gave the child an injection in the buttocks.Raar wā-pidi ajri eo.pid
injuredBecause of his knowing how to fall, he was not injured.Kōn an jeḷā būñūmpeḷtak, ear jab jorrāān.kōn
inkThis water has ink in it.Einik dān e.inik
 Where is this ink of yours from?Inikin ia eo aṃ?inik
 Could you put ink in my pen?Komaroñ ke inikitok peen e ?inik
 Who got ink on my shirt?Wōn ar kainiki joōt e ?inik
 Who has put ink in the water?Wōn e ear iniki dān e?inik
innocentHe is young and innocent.Edik im ejajeḷọkjeṇ.jajeḷọkjeṇ
 I am innocent.Ejjelọk ruō.ruo-
inophyllumThe ribs of the boat are made of calophyllum inophyllum.Elḷa in booj eo kōṃṃan jān lukweej.eḷḷa
InquireInquire of him (who has the knowledge) while he's still around.Jitdaṃe ke ej ja mour.jitdaṃ
 Inquire of him where he was.Kwōn ṃōk kajitūkini ear pād ia?kajjitōk
inquirerThe first inquirer ask for a raise in salary.Ri-kajjitōk eo ṃokta ear kajjitōk bwe en ḷapḷọk wōṇāān.kajjitōk
inquisitiveHe is one who is always inquisitive.E ej juon ri-jitdaṃ.jitdaṃ
 The boy is always inquisitive.Ḷaddik eo ejjitdaṃdaṃ ṇejitdaṃ
insaneThe sorcerer invoked a spirit over her and she became insane.Rūkkōpāl eo eallōke lio im wūdeakeak.allōk
 Your attractiveness drives me insane.Aneptokūṃ ekọkkure ḷōmṇakaneptok
 Don't be a loner or you might go insane.Kwōn jab ajjimakeke bwe kwōnaaj wūdeakeak.ajjimakeke
inscrutableHe's inscrutable.Eṃwilaḷ būruon.ṃwilaḷ-būruon
inseparableThey are inseparable.Rōjaje jājḷọk jān doon.jājḷọk
InsertInsert your bullet with your ramrod.Wiaakḷọk joot ṇe aṃ kōn naṃnoor ṇenaṃnoor
insertingStop inserting variations into the dance.Jab ukukōt kilen eb ṇeukok
insideThe water was so calm that it looked glassy as if it were inside a cistern. P994Joñan, eḷae ioon dān āinwōt lowaan juon aebōj-jimeeṇ.aebōj-jimeeṇ
 Before I went up I looked under the boards inside to see how the bilge water was. P1115Ṃōṃkaj jān kar etal jān ijo, ikar bar alluwaḷọke ḷọk iuṃwin ko bwe in lale ej et dān eo i lowa.alluwaḷọk
 What time does the clock inside say?” the Captain asked the Boatswain. P362Jete awa ilo awa ṇe i lowa?” Kapen eo ekar kajjitōk ḷọk ippān Bojin eo.awa
 I put the can I had been using to bail water inside the bucket and waited. P682Ijujen kar āte kuwatin ānen eo i lowaan bakōj eo im kōttar.ātet
 There are lots of pipes inside the house.Ebbaibib lowaan ṃwiinbaib
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insistFather thought for a long time, but because the two men continued to insist, he said he would try. P21Eto an Jema ḷōmṇak ak ke ḷōṃaro ruo rōkar akweḷap wōt, ekar ba ke enaaj kajjioñ.akweḷap
 We won’t see those kinds of things up ahead,” he continued to insist. P928Jeban ellolo kain ṇe i ṃaan,” Kapen eo eakweḷap im ālijinmenālijinmen
 Why do you insist on having more clothes when you have enough?Kwōn baj ebballele wōt ke ebwe an lōñ aṃ nuknuk?balle
 Now don't go and insist on acting like a child againEn jab bar jiktok aṃ ajri nana.jiktok
insistedShe insisted that she be given the item.Ear akweḷape bwe en leḷọk.akweḷap
 Never mind, Likiep is straight ahead,” the Captain insisted over and over again. P927Jekdọọn ak Likiep ṇe i ṃaan,” Kapen eo eakweḷap im ālijinmenālijinmen
 No, this is what’s going on,” the Captain insisted. P93Eaab, eñeo,” Kapen eo eakweḷap.eñeo
 We are at the windward side of the island, so we need to turn the boat and tack leeward,” the Captain still insisted. P904Likiejān ān eo in, innem jeaikuj kōjaaḷ wa in im kabbwe,” eakweḷap wōt.likiej
 I am sure we are southeast of the island,” the Captain insisted, clinging to his opinion. P897Lukkuun ke jeḷe i rōk reaarin aelōñ eo,” Kapen eo ekar akweḷap wōt kōn ijo an.reeaar
insistenceThe insistence of one who can't stop and think.Akweḷapin jaje kōḷmenḷọkjeṇ.akweḷap
insistentI haven't seen anyone as insistent as you are.Ejjeḷọk wōt baj akweḷapiṃ.akweḷap
 I'm not the insistent typeIjaje akweḷap.akweḷap
 What are you so insistent aboutKwōj akweḷap ñan ta?akweḷap
 She's the insistent typeRi-akweḷap eo ṇeakweḷap
insistsHe insists on being naughty again.Ebar jiktok an nana.jiktok
inspectionMake him go around it again so we can be sure our inspection is thorough.Kwōn kaitūrrọọle bwe jen lōke ke etiljek ad kar etale.itūrrọọl
inspectorHere comes the inspector.Ri-idajoñjoñ eo ṇe tok.idajoñjoñ
inspiredTheir (two) mutual love of one another inspired me to do likewise.Aerro iọkwe doon ekōṃṃan waanjoñak eṃṃan ñan ñaaerro
 They were inspired by what he had just said.Raar kanooj ellowetak kōn naan ko ear ba.ellowetak
 The boy is inspired when he listen to their singing.Eiruj lọjien ḷadik eo ke ej roñjake aer al.iruj lọjie-
inspiringHis speech is inspiring.Ekakōṃkōṃ an kōnono.kakōṃkōṃ
installYou are to install pipes to that house.Kwōn koṃṃōn baib ḷọk ñan ṃweeṇbaib
 Install the hinges on that door.Kwōn injeje kōjām eṇ.injej
 Can you install electricity in his house?Komaroñ ke jarome mweeṇ iṃōn?jarom
 I think I'll install the sheet cleats on my canoe now.Ij ja tan jirukliiki wa eṇ waō.jirukli
 Install that louver which fell off.Kwōn kōḷaak kājōjō ṇe ewōtlọk.kājōjō
installedBuoys are being installed in the channel.Rej kōṃṃan buwae ilo to eṇ.buwae
 The boat's tiller has been installed.Eṃōj kōḷaak jila eo an booj eo.jila
installingWhen are you installing a door in that house?Kwōnaaj aore ṃōṇe ñāātaor
 He's installing posts in the house.Ej joore ṃweeṇjoor
insteadThe plane didn’t do anything and instead just kept flying its course. P945Ejjeḷọk men eo baḷuun eo ekar wōjake ak ekar kelọk wōt ilo iiaḷ eo an to ḷọkiaḷ
 When the Boatswain saw the plane, he didn’t hesitate and instead went down and brought up the boat's flare gun some Americans had given us before we set sail. P932Ke Bojin eo ej lo baḷuun eo, ekar jab bar pād ak eto laḷ ḷọk im bōk lōñ tak kein kōkaḷḷe eo an wa eo jet ripālle rōkar letok ṃōṃkaj jān ammān kar jerak.kakōḷḷe
 They didn’t tack the boat quite yet and instead just floated for a while waiting and watching the glowing light. P1113Erro jab kijer in diake wa eo ak kōmmān pepepe wōt ijo im apāde kabōlbōl eo.kijer
 The Captain didn’t answer the Boatswain and instead started talking to Father. P869Kapen eo ekar jab kijer im uwaake Bojin eo ak ekar kōnono ḷọk ṃōṃkaj ñan Jema.kijer
 We were able to shed ourselves of fear and trepidation and instead felt courageous and optimistic. P951Ejako ḷōmṇakin mijak im lōḷñoñ ak epād wōt ḷōmṇakin peran im kijenmej.lōḷñọñ
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institutedA 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
instructedProfessors came from the University of Hawai‘i and instructed the representatives on important points of how to meet and hold legislative sessions. S16Ear itok ri-kaki jān Iuunibōjiti eṇ an Awai im raar katakin ri-pepe ro wāween kwelọk im bar men ko jet eḷap tokjāer ñan kōṃṃani kwelọk ko an kien.pepe
instructionI heard his mother give him religious instruction so that he would lead a straight life.Iar roñ an jinen baibōḷe bwe en kajiṃweik an mour.Baibōḷ
instructionsBe careful not to deviate from my instructions.Lale bwe kwōn jab ir jān men eo iaar ba.ir
instrumentIt was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.de
 The aje is a musical instrument similar to a drum. S11Aje ej juon kein kōjañjañ im eiten āinḷọk wōt tūraṃ.kōjañjañ
 Where did your instrument come from?Kōjañjañin ia ṇe nājiṃ?kōjañjañ
 It was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.dein
insufficientThe food is insufficient.Ejabwe ṃōñā eo.jabwe
 Why did you prepare an insufficient amount of food?Ta unin aṃ kar kōjabweik aṃ kepooj ṃōñā eo?jabwe
 His insufficient knowledge stems from his not having completed his schooling.Ejeḷā jabjab kōn an kar jab kaṃōj an jikuuḷ.jeḷā jabjab
 The students' food is insufficient.Ejipikpik ṃōñā eo kijen ri-jikuuḷ ro.jipikpik
insultI take this as a personal insult.Men in eddo ippa.eddo ippa-
 Don't insult your elders.Jab kōṇaan kallulu aḷap.lilu
insultedHe'll be insulted if you don't invite him.Enaaj eddo ippān ñe kwōjab kūri.eddo ippa-
intactThat sack of flour has not been opened yet. (It is still intact.)Ejjañin kōkaan (ekkaan) pāāk in pilawā ṇekōkaan
intellectualTalking like an intellectual.Kōkōnonoin (ekkōnonoin) rimmālōtlōtkōnono
intendWhen do you intend to mold the arrowroot starch?Kwōj ḷōmṇak in jibwili ñāāt ṃakṃōk eṇ.jibwil
 How far do you intend to move up?Kwōj wōnṃaan ñan ñāātwōnṃaan
intenseHis trip to other countries gave him an intense desire for possessions.Etal eo an ñan aelōñ kaṇ ekipele bwe en bōballele (ebballele). balle
 The 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
intensifyThe roll of the boat back and forth on the waves started to intensify, and the water inside the boat splashed and sprayed me and Father until we were soaking wet, but the liquid we were pouring from the can never once spilled over. P595Eḷak bar ḷapḷọk an lelāle im ṃōt wa eo, dān eo lowa ejjādbūtbūt im kōṃro Jema ṇok ak ejab lilutōktōk dān eo kōṃro ej teiñi ḷọk ñan lowaan tāāñ eo.lelāle
intentionIt seemed like the wind had no intention of subsiding. P607Ej jañin kar ḷōmṇak in meraḷọk kōto eo.mera
intercourseThe sexual intercourse technique performed by Arno young women is renowned in the Marshall Islands.Aelaḷin jiroñin Arno ebuñbuñ ilo Ṃajeḷ in.aelaḷ
 Be careful for she's a super expert in moving her hips during sexual intercourse.Kōjparok eok bwe ṇakṇōkin ri-aelaḷ men ṇeaelaḷ
 Don't have intercourse with him / her or you'll get an STD.Jab men ippān ḷeeṇ / lien bwe enāj kōjepleje eok.jeplej
interestBecause his interest in worldly possessions was too much, we did not pay too much attention to what he was saying.Kōn an tar jān joñan an ḷeo bōballele, kōṃwōj kar jab kanooj eḷḷọk ñan men ko ej ba.balle
 All of those who showed interest in helping the sick took their contributions to the hospital. [The preferred usage is in square brackets.]Aolep ri-itok-limo ro ilo jipañ ri-nañinmej raar bwikilọk jipañ ko aer ñan aujpitōḷ. [Aolep ro eitok-limoier ilo jipañ ri-nañinmej raar … ]itok-limoin
interestedI am very interested in this job.Eḷap an itok-limoū ilo jerbal in.itok-limoin
 His speech really interested meEḷap an kar kāitok-limoū jipij eo an.itok-limoin
 The major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16Aolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.kakōḷḷe
 They are becoming interested in each other.Rōjino bōk limoun doon.limo
interestingHe makes interesting speechesEḷap an kāitoktok-limo an jipij.itok-limoin
interimThe big waves are coming now; wait for the interim periodEibeb kiiō; kōttar an mọọl.mọọl
interiorThey're looking for arrowroot stalks in the interior of the island.Erraṇ rej kaaetōktōk eọọj.aetōktōk
 Decorate the interior of his room for him.Kwōn kaiboojoje ḷọk ruuṃ eṇ an ñaneaiboojoj
 He's an interior decoratorRi-kaaiboojoj lowaan eṃ ḷeeṇaiboojoj
 They're making the thatch in the interior of the island.Erraṇ rej kaaj eọọj.aj
 The aḷḷorkaṇ pandanus from the interior of this tract is usually very good.Ekkā wōt an ennọ aḷḷorkanin likin ṃwiinAḷḷorkaṇ
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interiorsThese buildings are made from thatch and their interiors have gravel, not cement as floors. S24Ṃōkein kōṃṃan jān aj im ilowaer ejjab jimeeṇ ak ḷāaj
 These buildings are made from thatch and their interiors have gravel, not cement as floors. S24Ṃōkein kōṃṃan jān aj im ilowaer ejjab jimeeṇ ak ḷājimeeṇ
 These buildings are made from thatch and their interiors have gravel, not cement as floors. S24Ṃōkein kōṃṃan jān aj im ilowaer ejjab jimeeṇ ak ḷāḷā
interjectedAre 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
 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.eakto
interpretWho will interpret for him at every place on his trip around the eastern chain?Wōn eṇ enaaj ukukot ainikien ilo tūrep in an ñan Ratak?ukok
interrogatedThe policemen interrogated the robber.Bilijmāāṇ ro raar kajitūkin ri-kọọt eo.kajitūkin
interruptedFather was still in the middle of talking when the Captain interrupted him, We will use the engine first and then when the wind picks up we will use the sail,” the Captain said. P423Ejab jeṃḷọk an Jema kōnono bwe Kapen eo ekkōnono, Jenaaj leinjin tak ḷọk im ñe eṃṃan kōto, jelewūjḷā,” Kapen eo eba.le
intimateDon't go showing off with her because she and I used to be intimate.Kwōn jab kabbil kake bwe ṃor lieṇ.ṃor
intoThe story turned him into a great fearer of the dark.Bwebwenato eo ekabwinmakelepe.abwinmakelep
 That way we’ll sail into the wind toward Likiep. P842Āindein admān naaj jeje tak waj ijeṇe tak waj ñan Likiep.ad
 The kōrkōr drifted into the lagoon with the current.Eaewaare arḷọk kōrkōr eo.aear
 Currents flowing into the lagoon are always present at this particular.Eaewaare ijin.aear
 The current flowing into the lagoon is stronger here than over there.Eaewaareḷọk ijin jān ijjuweo.aear
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intoxicatedTony was the most intoxicated at the party.Kar kadek tata Toni ilo bade eo.kadek
 Say, that guy seems to be extremely intoxicated.Kijak eṇ ḷe eḷap an kadek.kijak
intoxicatingHe abstained from intoxicating liquor for two years.Ear jitlọk jān kadek iuṃwin ruo iiō.jitlọk
intractableThey are such an intractable group!Baj adkeelelier!adkeelel
introduceWho was the first to introduce alligators to Palau?Wōn eo jinointata ear kaaḷkitaik Bōḷau?aḷkita
 I introduce himIba kajjien ñaneba
introducedHave you introduced himEṃōj ke aṃ ba kajjien ñaneba kajjie-
 Because of the fact that venereal disease was first introduced to the Marshallese people by the American whaleship crewmen, they called it mādke ("America").Kōn an kar rūAmedka ro ilo waan kōrajraj ko jino bōktok nañinmej in ñan riṂajeḷ, raar ṇa etan mādke.mādke
intuitionBecause he possesses the intuition and knowledge of Marshallese navigation, he can sense that a boat is off its course even while he's inside the boat.Kōn an jeḷā kabuñpet emaroñ pād ilowaan juon wa im jeḷā ke ebōd kooj eo an.kabuñpet
invadeAmerican soldiers frequently invade the enemy.Eḷap an jejodikdik (ejjodikdik) rūttariṇae ro an Ri-Amedka.jodik
invadedI 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
 The Americans invaded KwajaleinEjodik Ri-Amedka ilo Kwajleen.jodik
 The Americans invaded Kwajalein and have stayed on it ever since.Ri-Amedka raar jodiki Kuwajleen im pād ie ṃae rainin.jodik
 The Americans invaded Kwajalein and have stayed on it ever since.Ri-Amedka raar jodiki Kuwajleen im pād ie ṃae rainin.ṃae
invadersThere was only one casualty among the invaders.Juon wōt iaan ri-jodik ro ear mej.jodik
inventedIt'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
investigatedThe places where he went have been investigated.Eṃōj etale ijeko ear etal ie ḷọkijeko
investigatingWhat are investigating nowTa ṇe kwōj kiiō?etale
InvestigationInvestigation of an expert.Idajoñjoñin ri-kapeel.idajoñjoñ
invisibleIt's invisible now but will be revealed later.Eaelọk kiiō ak enaaj alikkar tokālik.aelọk
invisible]How is the sun supposed to come out in this terrible weather," the Boatswain said. P661 when the sun is totally obstructed by storm clouds and is invisibleBwe enaaj ewi wāween an waḷọk aḷ ke ebọṇ ḷam jako lañ,” Bojin eo eba.boṇ
inviteHe'll be insulted if you don't invite himEnaaj eddo ippān ñe kwōjab kūri.eddo ippa-
 She cried on her father's shoulder because they didn't invite her to the wedding.Ejabneejej ñan jemān kōn aer kar jab kūri kōṃare eo.jabneejej
invitedI invited him to come.Iar jiroñe bwe en itok.jiroñ
 Were you invited?Raar kūr ke koṃ?kūkūr
invitesHis work invites criticismEḷap an kōmmatōr an jerbal.kōmmatōr
invokedThe sorcerer invoked a spirit over her and she became insane.Rūkkōpāl eo eallōke lio im wūdeakeak.allōk
 Jesus invoked His Father.Jijej ear oware Jemān.owar
involvedBecause the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.anijnij
 Who were involved in making the cars smash into each other?Wōn raṇ raar kaimaajaji kaar kaṇ?iṃaajaj
 He was involved in the trouble.Jorrāān eo ejelōte.jelōt
 You can't stop now for you're too deeply involved.Koban bōjrak bwe kokōptata.kōptata
 Because the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.kōtḷọk
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inwardPaint inward.Kwōn wūno waj ñan tulowa.tulowa
IojeIoje stammers more than Rubon.Ealloḷọk Ioje jān Rubōn.allo
ironHow long is she going to iron?Ej aen ḷọk ñan ñāātaen
 Is there a person to iron?Ewōr ke ri-aen?aen
 Don't you worry cause I'll let you use my iron.Jab inepata bwe inaaj kaene eok.aen
 Could you iron my handkerchief?Kwōj ja aene tok añkijeep e .aen
 It has the taste of iron.Enemen memāālāl (emmāālāl).māāl
ironedWho ironed the clothes? I did.Aenin wōn nuknuk kā? Aenūaen
iroojPlease 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
 I gave the Irooj some mats to give to his guests.Iar ṇakinien Irooj eo ṃaanpein ñan ri-lotok ro an.ṇakinien
 The irooj rewarded the person who carried bathing water for his son.Irooj eo ear leḷọk juon wāto ñan ri-ṇautōn ḷadik eo nejin bwe en wōṇāān.ṇautōn
 The irooj rewarded the person who carried bathing water for his son.Irooj eo ear leḷọk juon wāto ñan ri-ṇautōn ḷadik eo nejin bwe en wōṇāān.oṇea-
 The Irooj rewarded (transplanted) his navigator with that piece of land due to his positive service as such.Irooj eo ear katlepe ri-kaijikmeto eo an ilo wāto eṇ kōn an eṃṃan an jerbal. kajikmeto
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is Their dynamiting is noisy.Ekauwaroñroñ aer abba.abba
 Your pestering is more hideous than his pestering.Kaabwilōñlōñūṃ ekōmatōrtōrḷọk jān kaabwilōñlōñin.abbwilōñlōñ
 My method of tucking things under the arm is obvious.Eban peljo kaabjājeū.abjāje
 What is he doing to make the girls shy?Ta eṇ ej kaabje ledik raṇ kaake?abje
 Who is making the boy so shy?Wōn eṇ ej kabjeiki ḷadik eṇ?abje
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IsaacAbraham begot Isaac.Epereaaṃ ear keotake Aijek.keotak
islandThey made a harbor on the lagoon side of the island.Raar abaiki arin āneoaba
 The American soldiers created a harbor on the lagoon side of this island for our government.Rūttariṇae in Amedka ro raar abaiktok arin aelōñ in ñan kien ṇe ad.aba
 A great fearer of the dark from this island.Abwinmakelepin aelōñ in.abwinmakelep
 The narrow gashes in the reef around this island have plenty of fish.Elōñ ek ilowaan addiin likin āninaddi
 What caused the narrow gashes you see on the reef around the island?Ta eo ear kōṃṃan addiin pedpedin āninaddi
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IslanderThe 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
 The songs for reminiscing sung by old Marshall Islander men of long ago were symbolic.Alin ṃurin ḷōḷḷap ro etto ewōr meḷeḷe ie.alin ṃur
islandersThe "islanders." (generic term referring to the "gentiles" in the Holy Scriptures.)Ri-aelōñ ko.aelōñ
 The islanders ate their last meal together when they heard that typhoon Likabwiro would ravage their island.Ri-āneo raar dienbwijro ke raar roñ ke enaaj buñlọk Likabwiro.dienbwijro
 They headed toward the island when they noticed the islanders signaling them.Rōtar āneḷọk ke rej jubwiji er jān āneojubwij
 When a boat is sighted the islanders all shout.Ñe ej or jeḷo, aolep rej kōkkeilọk.kōkkeilọk
 The islanders were provided with blankets after the typhoon.Raar ṇakọjen ri-āneo ālkin taibuun eo.ṇakọjen
islandersʻThe islanders' style of taking a break; it's nice and long in duration.Ibbukuin ri-aelōñ kein; eṃṃan an aetok jetñaakin.ibbuku
IslandsThe sexual intercourse technique performed by Arno young women is renowned in the Marshall Islands.Aelaḷin jiroñin Arno ebuñbuñ ilo Ṃajeḷ in.aelaḷ
 The Pacific Ocean has more islands and atolls than the Atlantic.Eaelōñe ḷọk Bajjipiik jān Atḷaṇtiik.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.aelōñ
 People from these islands.Ri-aelōñ-kein.aelōñ
 The northward current is stronger in the northern section than in the southern section of the islands.Eaeniñeañḷọk ḷọk āñin meto jān rakin meto.aeniñeañḷọk
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islandsʻA foreign-made cover. An imported cover. Lit. 'cover from those islands'.Lōbboin / Lōbboon aelōñ kaṇ.lōbbọ
islandʻsThe surface of the ocean on the leeside of this island's is smoother than that of Jemo Island.Eḷae ḷọk ioon aejetin liklaḷin ānin jān Jemọ.aejet
isletI have been on this islet one month now.Juon de allōñū ṇa āninallōñ
 This is the anbwe at the lagoon side of Lọto Islet.Anbwein arin Lọto men in.anbwe
 Are you from this islet?Kwe ke ri-ānin (ri-inin)?ānin
 This islet has lots of mounds.Ebate āniinbat
 This islet has lots of mounds.Eḷap an batbate āninbat
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isletsThe current flowing into the lagoon between these islets is quite strong.Ekajoor aewaarin kōtaan āne kein.aear
 All residents of the small islets have returned home.Aolep ri-aetọ im rọọl ñan jikier.aetọ
 Are there people from the small islets hereEwōr ke ri-aetọ ijin?aetọ
 I'm going to those small islets.Ij etal ñan aetọ kaṇ.aetọ
 The small islets here are for food gathering. purpose.Jikin kakijen aetọọn āninaetọ
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isntGive him a pillow because he doesn’t have any. / … because there isn’t any.Kwōn ṇapitōn bwe ejjeḷọk.bwe
 The Boatswain isn’t here. P645Ejako Bojin ije.ije
 In the Marshalls, because the islets are so tiny and there isn’t space for animals, there are no large animals. S23Ilo Ṃajeḷ, kōn an iddik āne ko ie im jabwe jikin men in mour, ejjeḷọk men in mour eḷḷap.jabwe
 If that’s gas inside the can, why isn’t gasoline spilling out with the boat rolling back and forth like this?” I asked myself. P591“Etke ej lelāle wa in ak ej jab lutōk ḷọk, eḷaññe kiaj men eo kobban?” ikajjitōk ippa make.kajjitōk
 This method is faster and the coconut oil isn’t really musty, like that which is only dried under the sun. S18Wāween jab in, eḷapḷọk an ṃōkaj im pinniep eṇ ejjap kannooj ḷōḷ im āinwōt eṇ me rej kōjeek wōt.ḷōḷ
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isnʻtMy coffee isn't as sweet as yours.Eaebōjbōj ḷọk kọpe e liṃō jān kọpe ṇe liṃōṃ.aebōjbōj
 This tea isn't sweet enough.Eaebōjbōj ti in.aebōjbōj
 You took too much and now there isn't enough.Eḷap aṃ bōkḷap bwe kiiō ejabwe.bōkḷap
 That breadfruit isn't ripe.Ebur ṇebur
 This plate isn't clean.Ebūrar pilej e.būrar
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isolatedIt was isolated from the rest of the houses.Ejenolọk jān ṃōko jet.jenolọk
IsraelI am really anxious to go on this journey to Israel.Ikanooj kijerjer in etal ilo iaḷ in ḷọk ñan Israel.iaḷ
 The shepherds from Israel saw the star.Jabōtin Ijdiiel ro raar lo iju eo.jabōt
IsraelisThe Israelis were taken into captivity for many years.Ri-Ijideaḷ ro raar ri-jipọkwe iumwin elōñ iiō.jipọkwe
issuedThe king issued an ordinance for his subjects to live by.Irooj eo ear kakienḷọk ñan armej ro doon.kien
itIt's restless because you're bothering it.Eaabbwilōñlōñ kōn aṃ kaabṇōṇōiki.abbwilōñlōñ
 The baby will cry because you're bothering it.Enaaj jañ ajiri ṇe kōn aṃ kaabbwilōñlōñe.abbwilōñlōñ
it Was it you that got her to tuck the big basket under her arm?Kwaar kaabjājeiki ke kōn iep kileplep eo raan eo ḷọkabjāje
 Where are you taking it tucked under your arm?Kwōj abjājeikḷọk ñan ia?abjāje
itPeople who are shy will never make it.Rūabje rōban tōprak.abje
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itchyI'm itchy.Elukkuun ḷap ebbọṇejṇej.bōbṇōjṇōj
 Its not good to chew wild pandanus because they can be itchy.Enana wōdwōd edwaan bwe eidid.edwaan
itemShe insisted that she be given the item.Ear akweḷape bwe en leḷọk.akweḷap
 What's the discount on this item?Jete dikḷọkun oṇāān men e?dikḷọk
itemsThey stocked the storehouse with food items in preparation for the chief's arrival.Raar kanne ale eo kōn ekkan im pojak ñan irooj eo.ale
 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
 I'm going to sell these handicraft items at the market.Ij etal in ṃakūti amiṃōṇo .ṃakūt
itineraryWhat is your itinerary on your trip to Canada?Ewi wāween iaḷ ṇe aṃ ḷọk ñan Canada?iaḷ
ItʻllIt'll freeze soon for it's beginning to get cool.Epaak an kwōj bwe ejjino aeṃōḷoḷo.aeṃōḷoḷo
 You must get him going or it'll get too dark for him to walk home.Kwōn kaajādiki bwe enaaj boñe.ajādik
 Change the course of this boat or it'll go aground on the anbweKwōn kōjere wa in bwe enaaj itaak ilo anbwe ṇeanbwe
 It'll be easy for me to use my right hand.Epidodo naaj anbwijmaroñe.anbwijmaroñ
 Don't let your pig roam free or it'll be impounded.Jab kōrōḷọk piik ṇe kijeṃ bwe enaaj ātetātet
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ItsIt's your job. It’s your responsibility.Aṃ jerbal.aa-
 You can call me when it’s time for us to go.” P151Kwōn kab kūr ñe iien arro etal.”ad
 It obviously was a huge giant clam, judging from its shellJān wōt dettan aded kaṇe kar adedin, ealikkar bwe ekar juon kapoor eo ekilep. aded
 The current is running northwards now, because there is normally wind from the southwest since it’s summer. P186Ej ae niñaḷọk kiiō kōnke ekkā wōt an kūtak bwe ej iien rak wōt.ae
 Its edges are more scorched in that direction.Eaerarḷọk tōrerein ḷọkaerar
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ItʻsIt's your job. It’s your responsibility.Aṃ jerbal.aa-
 It's restless because you're bothering it.Eaabbwilōñlōñ kōn aṃ kaabṇōṇōiki.abbwilōñlōñ
 I like the way you tuck that basket under your arm. It's okay for you to carry that basket under your arm.Eṃṃan aṃ abjājeiki iep ṇe aṃ.abjāje
 It's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 Lift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
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itselfThis thing is by itself.Ejalen men e.jalen
 It 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
IveI’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
 I’ve got no news; I was going to see what’s going on with you,” the old man answered. P75Ejjeḷọk enaan ije ij tan eọroñ enaan ippaṃ,” ḷōḷḷap eo euwaak.uwaak
IʻveI've never seen a woman who is always laughing like her.Ebaūjō wōt ṇe kōrā.baūjō
 I've got lots of money.Bwijin ṃaakbwijin
 I've finished eating.Edede ḷọk ṃōñādede
 I've never seen such a dark night as this.Ij jañin kar lelolo (ellolo) boñ āinwōt in an diboñ.diboñ
 I've never seen a blacker individual.Editōb wōt in armej.ditōb
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