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LaaandLaaand hooo!” the Boatswain yelled from atop the mast. P1195Ḷāāānnooo!” ekkeilọk Bojin eo jān raan kaju eo.kōkeilọk
laborYour actions are based on child labor.Kwaajriin uwaak aṃ jerbal.ajriin uwaak
 She's starting labor.Euwe kōḷowan.kōḷo
laborerThe American advised the Majuro laborer to get on the ball.Ri-pālle eo ear rọọje niiṃbuun Mājro eo.rōrọọj
laceShe knit that lace.Ear āje juwain ṇeāj
 She knit that lace for her.Ear ājeḷọk juwain ṇe ñaneāj
 The lace knitter is gone back.Ri-āj juwain eo erọọl.āj
 Whose dress are you putting lace onAn wōn nuknuk ṇe kwōj juwaini?juwain
 There is lots of lace on that woman's dress.Ejjuwainin nuknuk eṇ an kōrā eṇ.juwain
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lackWhat makes him lack in sex appeal?Ta ṇe ear kōjateleiki.jataḷe
 She doesn't take bath often because of a lack of water.Ejattutu kōn an jeḷọk dān.jattutu
 The house he built shows his lack of skill.Ṃōe ear kalōke ej kwaḷọk an jekapeel.jekapeel
 His behavior leaves a lot to be desired because of lack of discipline.Epāpijek ṃwilin ḷadik eṇ kōn an tar jān joñan an anemkwōj.pāpijek
 During a severe lack of cigarettes when smokers hankered for a smoke, my dad made me crawl under our house to search for cigarette butts because the island stores did not have cigarettes to sell.Ilo añūr ḷapḷap eo jema ear ba in mọọn iuṃwin ṃweo iṃōm im kowōdānḷọk kijen bwe emaat jikka iṃōn wia ko.wōdān
lackedThe 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
lackingHe doesn't have a wife because he is lacking in sex appeal.Ejjañin wōr pāleen kōn an jetaḷe.jataḷe
 He is the most lacking in sex appeal.Jetale tata eo ṇejataḷe
 He is one of those lacking in sex appeal because he hasn't yet found a wife.Ṃōttan rijetale ro raṇe bwe ejjañin ellolo pāleen.jataḷe
 A person who is immature or lacking in skill.Ri-jekapeel.jekapeel
ladThe little lad refused to sing because there were lots of girls there.Likao jidikdik eo ear abwin al kōn an lōñ leddik ijo.abwin
 That lad is really strongEjjeḷọk mājojoon likao ṇemājojo
ladderMay I use your ladder?Imaroñ ke kōjerbal jikin uwe eo aṃ?jikin uwe
ladenWhen she appeared, she was laden with frills.Eḷak jādetok lio eto an kūṃaḷṃaḷ.kūṃaḷṃaḷ
ladiesThe ladies always wear ribbons.Errōpinpin limaraṇ.rōpin
 The show-off is stopping with the ladies by the roadside.Ri-niñeañ-rōkeañ eo eṇ ebōjrak ippān liṃaraṇ tōrerein iiaḷ eṇ.niñeañ-rōkeañ
 The young man is trying to attract ladies with his native potion.Likao eo eṇ ej kōttaḷeḷe kōn bōkāñaj eṇ kapitōn.taḷe
ladleCould you pour me some water with the ladle?Kwōmaroñ ke ḷatōḷe tok jidik liṃō aebōj?ḷatōḷ
ladyThese zoris belong to that lady.An kōrā eṇ jodi kein.aa-
 The old lady made her daughter wear her hair loose on her back and took her to the chief.Leḷḷap eo ear kaaleake ledik eo nejin im bōkḷọk ñan irooj eo.aleak
 The lady is stringing the alu shells into a necklace lei.Lio eṇ ej aluuki ṃarṃar eṇ.alu
 I'm warning you beforehand that she is an old lady with a sharp tongue.Ij kajineete eok ke eañjarjar an lōḷḷap eṇ kōnnaan.añjarjar
 That lady always has twins.Ebbobo nejin kōrā eṇ.bo
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ladyʻsThe old lady's death was torturous.Ekeiñtaanan mejin (mijen) lōḷḷap eo.mej
lagoonThey 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
 The lagoon side of this island is teeming with adenpe sharks.Baj adenpein arin ānin ḷōṃaadenpe
 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
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lagoon becauseBeware of the Portuguese man-o’-war in the lagoon because there are plenty of them at this time.Kōjparok aṃ tutu iaar bwe eaolōke kiiō.bwe
lagoonsCoconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.eṃ
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kije-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kinie-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.lime-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.wa
lagoonsideHe kept going back and forth, from the oceanside to the lagoonside and vice versa until night-fall.Ear wanlik-wōnar ḷọk oooṃ emarok.wanlik-wōnar
laidIf he continues with his laid back attitude he'll one day be left behind.Ej alebabu ak juon raan enaaj ḷak ilbōk retal jāne.alebabu
 We will all be laid in our graves.Jenaaj aolep jitṃanṃan ilo lōb.jitṃanṃan
 He laid the boards up against the log.Ear kowawaik ko ioon kein ni eo.kowawa
 The turtle crawled ashore and laid eggsEato wōn eo em lik.lik
 These gifts are laid on the grave as gifts for the people to take home. S14Ṃweiuk kein rej likūt ioon lōb eo ñan an armej tōptōp.tōptōp
laid-backTheir tendency to always be laid-back prevented them from landing the job.Alebabuier ekōṃṃan bwe ren jab teru ilo jerbal eo.alebabu
lainThe child has already lain down on the mat.Ebabu ajiri eo kadede ioon jaki eo.babu
 I had just lain down on the mats down there below when the Captain came down. P974Ij ja babu bajjek wōt ioon jaki ko ijo i laḷ ak Kapen eo ej baj to laḷ tak.laḷ
LakekeLakeke in the west, they (the sailors) stand by, vehicle of the storm called Elmọñdik. (a chant.)Ḷakeke to, rooj iekūt, waan Elmọñdik.Ḷakelōñ
lampDon't light the lamp or it will give away our position.Lale koṃ ar kabbōle ḷaṃ ṇe bwe rōnaaj lo kōj.bōbōl
 Father took a match out of his pants pocket and lit the lamp. P140Jema ekwaḷọk juon mājet jān bōjọọn jedọujij eo an im tile ḷaaṃ eo.bōjọ
 The lamp chimney is broken.Erup jimniin ḷantōn eo.jimni
 The lamp went out.Ekun ḷaaṃ eo.kukun
 That lamp is always going out.Eokkunkun ḷaaṃ eṇ.kukun
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landThe ocean side of his land had a lot of abḷajtiñ plants.Eabḷajtiiñḷamjako likin ṃweo iṃōn.abḷajtiiñ
 Our land belongs to us until death.Bwidej ko ad rej addemlōkmej.addemlōkmej
 He dug a well on the land for her.Ear aebōj-laḷe ḷọk wāto eo ñaneaebōj-laḷ
 The lagoon side of that tract of land is infested with the surgeonfish.Eṃōj aelmeeje arin ṃweeṇaelmeej
 He bestowed his land on his descendants.Ear kaaelōñe ajiri ro nejin.aelōñ
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land-basedPerhaps the cold sea breeze is the reason land-based chill is not as biting as the ocean one.Bwōlen kōto ṃoḷo ṇe ioon lọmeto ej kōṃṃan bwe piọ in eppānene en jab ekkañin wōt piọ in ioon lọmeto.eppānene
landedWhile he was whistling a black noddy flew over and landed on the Captain’s right shoulder. P1035Ej ja ajjewewe bajjek wōt ijo ak ekā tak juon jekad im jok ioon aeran anbwijmaroñ.ajwewe
 He must have landed the job since he's walking with a happy gait.Alikkar ke etōprak jerbal eo an bwe etke ealijerḷọk.alijerḷọk
 It landed on the top of the mast.Ejok i bōran kiju eo.bar
 When he reached the cross-stick at the top of the mast, he suddenly started kicking, then he jumped up to the top and landed on it and sat down. P1192Ke ekar tōpar kūrọọjti eo, ebuñjenōṃ ḷak bwijbwij, ekā lōñ ḷọk im jok ioon im jijet.bwijbwij
 The plane landed yesterdayBaḷuun eo ear joktok inne?jok
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landfallThe navigator has determined that we're still far from any landfall.Ri-kaijikmeto eo ej ba ke jej ettoḷọk wōt jān ānekaijikmeto
LañdikThe dry-docking that the Lañdik underwent last month in Japan has rendered it seaworthy and able to now do field trip service to the other islands.Tọọk eo an Lañdik i Jepaan allōñ eo ḷọk ekakōiieiki im kiiō emaroñ piiltūreep ñan aelōñ kaṇe jet.kōiie
landingMy shyness prevent me from landing the job.Abjeū ekōṃṃan bwe in jab teru.abje
 Their tendency to always be laid-back prevented them from landing the job.Alebabuier ekōṃṃan bwe ren jab teru ilo jerbal eo.alebabu
 Why is that bird always landing?En baj jejokjok (ejjokjok) wōt bao eṇ?jok
landmarksA good number of traditional landmarks have been damaged or have disappeared altogether due to the need for the people to build their homes.Elōñ ṃuriniej eṃōj aer jorrāān ak jako jān wōt an armej in āneo kar aikuj jikin aer kalōki ṃōko iṃweer ie. ṃuriniej
landslideThere was a landslide on the side of the mountain.Eṃōraṃrōṃ laḷtak tōrerein toḷ eo.ṃōraṃrōṃ
languageWhite men gave the Marshallese language its alphabet.Ri-pālle raar kōṃṃan an kajin Ṃajeḷ aḷbapeet.aḷbapeet
 Ancient language.kajin etto.etto
 Because the Marshallese language wasn’t put into writing until Westerners came, not many people living today know the legends of the Marshallese people. S13Kōnke kajin Ṃajeḷ ear jab pād ilo peba ṃae iien eo ear itok ri-pālle, ej jab kanooj lōñ armej rej mour wōt kiiō rejeḷā inọñ ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.inọñ
 He knows the English language.Ejeḷā kajin Iñlij.Iñlij
 He knows the English language.Ejeḷā kajin Iñlij.Iñlij
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lantanaThis particular spread is grown over with lantana.Eḷḷaṇtōnana wāto jab in.ḷaṇtōna
lanternThe Captain took the lantern and took it to the back of the boat to get ready for nightfall. P531Kapen eo ejibwe ḷaṇtōn eo im bōk lik ḷọk ñan ijo jikin bwe en pojak ñan boñōn eo.boñ
 Make that lantern real bright.Kwōn būḷake ḷaaṃ ṇebūḷak
 I went inside the cabin and lit the lantern. P533Ideḷọñ ḷọk lowa im tile ḷaṇtōn eo ie.deḷọñ
 He bumped the lantern.Ear kajek ḷantōn eo.kōkaj
 So I went ahead inside the boat in front of him and brought back the lantern. P139Ijujen wōnṃaanḷọk ñan lowaan ṃweo ituṃaan im bōk liktak ḷaṇtōn eo.lik
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largePut Aelōñkein bananas in those large food baskets.Aelōñkeini tok kobban kilōk kaṇe.Aelōñ-kein
 I wish you'd stop grabbing so much land for yourself as we have a large lineageKwōn jab baj aṃḷap bwe jebwijlep.amḷap
 It's a pumpkin from Wotje because it's large.Baañke in Wotje bwe eḷap.baañke
 He had a very large family and they were all on Likiep. P35Baaṃle eo an ebwe an doom im rōpād i Likiep.doom
 The ship that came wasn't that large.Ejjabdaan lap wa eo eaar itok.ejjabdaan
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largerThere are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.dik
 There are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.lik
 There are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.ri-
lashDid you lash that coconut sap sprout of yours yet?Kwōnañin eọut(i) ke ni jekaro eṇ aṃ?eọeo
 Don't lash the outrigger carelessly.En jab jabde aṃ eọiuti kubaak ṇeeọiuti
 Lash this way from the other end of the canoe there.Kwōn inwijet tok jān jabōn kōrkōr ṇeinwijet
 Mr. Boatswain, secure the tiller and come here so the two of us can lash these boards together so they won’t spread out and drift away. P669Bojin e, kwōjab lukwōje jila ṇe aṃ im itok kōjro eọuti ippān doon bwe ren jab jejeplōklōk im peḷọk.jeplōklōk
 Can you lash the bottom part of my canoe to the upper part?Kwomaroñ ke inwijete tok jouj e an kōrkōr e waō?jouj
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lashedThey have lashed the piece of wood carelessly.Eṃōj aer eọiuti aḷaḷ eo.eọeo
 He lashed the canoe.Ḷeo ear eọut wa eo.eọeo
 They've already lashed the canoe.Ededeḷọk aer inwijete kōrkōr eo.inwijet
 The boatswain securely lashed down the drum of gasoline on the boat’s deck so it wouldn’t roll about.Bojin eo ear eọuti im kanooj in kapene tūraṃin kiaaj eo ioon teekin wa eo bwe en jab dāpilto-dāpiltak.dāpilto-dāpiltak
lashingHe was lashing canoesḶeo ear eọeo wa.eọeo
 He is the one who is expert in lashing canoesRi-eọeo wa eo eṇ.eọeo
 Here is my lashing cordJuon e ino.ino
 Tie the outrigger with the lashing cordKwōn inoik wa kubaak ṇeino
 Few people nowadays can do a good lashing jobRaan kein ejejā eṇ eṃṃan an inwijet.inwijet
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LassoLasso that breadfruit.Kwōn rajāle ṇerajāl
lassoedThe bad guy was running by on the horse when the good guy lassoed himRi-nana eo ej ja ettōrḷọk wōt ioon ọọj eo ak kaubowe eo ealluke.alluke
lastDid you notice Arcturus in the sky last nightKwaar lo ke Ad boñ?Ad
 They went fishing for red squirrel fish last nightRaar kaaelbūrōrō jota.aelbūrōrō
 It was cooler last evening than this evening.Eaemedḷọk ḷọk jota jān jotenin.aemedḷọk
 The last I saw him he was being his noisy self going your way.Eñeo ear baj aeñwāñwā wōt waj ijeṇeṇe waj.aeñwāñwā
 The relationship within our clan will last forever because it's alive and well.Aerṃwein jowi in ad ej ñan indeo kōn aer jeḷā aerṃweiki doon.aerṃwe
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lastsEnjoy it while it lasts because it's hard to get.Amāne ke ej ja wōr bwe eaḷakiia.aḷakiia
lateLet’s go, it’s getting late.” P161Kōjro ajādik bwe eboñ.”ajādik
 She regretted but it was too late to bring him back.Eajḷọk ak ejjeḷọk iien kōrọọltok.ajḷọk
 I'm late.Iaḷo.aḷo
 Try hard not to be coming in late.Kajjioñ kate eok bwe en jako aṃ aḷo.aḷo
 Don't come late for the exam.Kwōn jab aḷtotok ñan iien teej.aḷo
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latentDon't make him angry because he's a latent psychoticJab kalluuki bwe eṃṃaḷkaro.ṃōṃaḷkaro
laterIt's invisible now but will be revealed later.Eaelọk kiiō ak enaaj alikkar tokālik.aelọk
 Go ahead because I'm coming later.Iwōj bwe ij baj aḷo waj wōt.aḷo
 I'll come later.Inaaj iwōj ālikālik
 You go on and I'll come later.Kwōn iwōj bwe ij ibbat wōj.bōbat
 There will be lots of time later.Elōñ iien tokālik.iien
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LatrikWe’re the remaining members of the clan in the islands with the traditional martial arts skills,” said Saimon Latrik.Kōmij make wōt Ri-ṃaanpā rainin ilo aelōñ kein,” Saimon Latdik eba. ṃaanpā
laughDid you detect the scorn in their laugh?Kwaar eñjaake ke aerjeañ rereen kajjirere?aerjeañ
 Don't laugh so loudly because they are sleeping.Koṃwin jab tōtōñ (ettōñ) leea bwe rej kiki.leea
 The comedian really made the audience laugh.Ri-kōṃṃan kōjak eo ear kaleeaik rūalwōj ro.leea
 I pitied him when I saw him laugh like that.Ibūroṃōj kake ke ij lo an rereenak.rereenak
 Don't make me laugh.Jab kattōñ .tōtōñ
laughableHis hitting is laughable.Ekōjak bōttain kijak eṇ.bōtta
laughedAlright, no big deal, but you should go get yourself ready so we won’t drift and end up on the island of Ṇauṇau,” the Boatswain said as he laughed. P290Ekwe ej jab nana ak kwōn kōpopo ilo boojaṃ bwe jen jab peḷọk im peek aelōñin Ṇauṇau,” Bojin eo erere ke ej ba men in.booj
 I had finished speaking but Father and the Boatswain looked at me and laughed. P300Ej ṃōj wōt kōnono ak erro Bojin eo rōre tok ñan ña im tōtōñ.er
 Hey guys, Vroom Vroom is alive,” one of the fishermen said, and everyone laughed mockingly. P317Ṃa e, emour būrūṃrūṃ,” juon iaan rieọñōd ro eba innem aolep im tōtōñin kajjirere.mour
laughingYour laughing will bring sadness afterward.Aṃ ettōñ enaaj kaburoṃōje eok tokālik.aṃ
 I've never seen a woman who is always laughing like her.Ebaūjō wōt ṇe kōrā.baūjō
 That man is always laughing.Ebbaūjōjō wōt ṇe eṃṃaan.baūjō
 The two of them were laughing but I couldn’t help thinking that we had just barely skirted death. P1348Erro kar tōtōñ bajjek ijo ippān doon ak ña ikar lukkuun ḷōmṇaki naan kein an bar juon alen, kōmmān kar rọọl jān iiaḷin mej.iaḷ
 It became clear that this boat wasn't a laughing matter. P1147Ej kab kar alikkar ke ej jab wa kajjirere men eo.kajjirere
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laugh-provokingHe tells laugh-provoking storiesEkattōñtōñ an bwebwenato.kattōñtōñ
laughterWe all burst into laughter when we heard him break wind.Kōmwōj dekakḷọk ke kōm roñ an jiñ.dekakḷọk
 While I was asleep, I heard the sound of song and laughter.Iar kiki im roñ ainikien al im leea.leea
launchCome let's work together and launch this boat.Koṃwin itok jen atanijo im bwillọke wa e.atanijo
 The launch chased the ship.Ḷoon eo ear liboorore tiṃa eo.libooror
launchedThey launched Toke's boat.Raar bwilli waan Toke.bwil
 That canoe has been launched.Wa eo eṇ eṃōj bwillọke.bwillọk
 They launched the rocket.Raar kōkālọk rakōt eo.kōkālọk
 He pulled his boat ashore for maintenance and when he gave it a trial cruise after it was launched it caused more spray than before.Etọọke wa eṇ waan im ke ej likbade ālikin an kelọk ejọkurbaatat ḷọk jān ṃoktajọkurbaatat
launchingThese 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
 They'll caulk the boat before launching itRōnaaj kōṇe wa eṇ ṃokta jān an bwil.kōṇ
LauraThe sandiest place in Majuro Atoll is at the end of Laura.Ekabokbok tata jabōn Laura.bokbok
 Laura is the main islet of Majuro Atoll.Laura ej eoonene eo an Mājro.eoonene
 The shore of Laura is sandy.Eoonkappe in Ḷoora ebokboke.eoonkappe
 Alfred's car went swiftly westward toward Laura.Kar eo waan Alfred eo ej kaiiṃtoḷọk ñan Mājro.iiṃ
 When are you planning to go (westward) to Laura?Kwōj ḷōmṇak in itoḷọk ṇāāt ñan Laura?ito
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lava-lavaWhere is my lava-lava?Ewi ḷobḷoba eo ?ḷobḷoba
 Use your towel as a lava-lava.Kwōn ḷobḷoba kōn tọọl ṇeḷobḷoba
lawU.S. law. American law.Kien Amedka.kien
 U.S. law. American law.Kien Amedka.kien
 We do what the law prescribesKōmij kōṃṃan ta kien ej karōke.kōkar
 The support of someone who knows the law.Juraakein juon eo ejeḷā kōn kien.juraake
lawnHe's mowing the grass on his lawn.Ej jepjep wūjooj ilo meḷan eṇ an.meḷan
lawsThe Marshallese legislators assemble at Majuro each year and review the laws and also pass laws to meet the needs and proclamations of the Marshallese people. S15Ri-pepe ro ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ rej kwelọktok ñan Mājro aolep iiō im etali kien ko im bar kōṃṃan kien ekkar ñan aikuj ko im kōṇaan ko an armej ro i Ṃajeḷkweilọk
 The Marshallese legislators assemble at Majuro each year and review the laws and also pass laws to meet the needs and proclamations of the Marshallese people. S15Ri-pepe ro ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ rej kwelọktok ñan Mājro aolep iiō im etali kien ko im bar kōṃṃan kien ekkar ñan aikuj ko im kōṇaan ko an armej ro i Ṃajeḷkweilọk
 Should there be laws against the possession of arms by the citizens?Ej aikuj ke wōr kien ṇae bōkkāwūdik?bōkkāwūdik
lawyerWho's your lawyer?Wōn ej aṃ ḷoārḷoār
layAs soon as we were done saying our prayers, I lay back down. P818Ke ej dedeḷọk aṃro jarin kiki, ibar babu ḷọkbabu
 The turtle is going to lay eggsEbatbat wōn eṇ.batbat
 Don't lay out the whole mat.Jab eḷḷọk lepe jake ṇeeḷḷọk
 He lay face up outside the movie theatre.Ear jālleplep nabōjān ṃōn ṃupi eo.jarleplep
 Lay the baby with its head pointing northward.Kajitniñeañḷọk niñniñ ṇejitniñeañ
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LayingLaying out the mats toward here.Eḷḷọki tok jaki kaṇe.eḷḷọk
 They are laying out mats.Rej eḷḷọk jaki.eḷḷọk
 When I got back up to the deck I heard the Captain laying out steering duties for the three of them for the night. P536Ke ij tōprak ḷọk ioon teek iroñ an Kapen eo kōppeḷaak ikijjien awaan jebwebwe ko aerjeel Jema im Bojin.peḷaak
layoutThis island has a good layout.Eṃṃan peḷaakin āninpeḷaak
LazarusJesus gave Lazarus his spirit which brought him back to life.Jesus ear ṇajitbōn Lazarus im ear bar mōur.ṇajitbōn
laziestHe is the laziest of the boys.Jowan tata eo eṇ iaan ḷadik raṇ.jowan
lazinessShe's the type that is inclined to recline simply due to laziness.Alebabuin jowan men eṇ.alebabu
lazingBut as I went by there I saw him lazing aboutAk ke ij etal ijo ḷọk ij lo an babu bajjek.ak
lazyHe's not lively because he's lazy.Ejāmmourur kōn an jowan.jāmmourur
 Alfred is very industrious and Tony is very lazy.Alfred elukkuun niknik im Tony elukkuun jāniknik.jāniknik
 Tony is a lazy guyTony ej juon ri-jāniknik.jāniknik
 That girl is lazy.Ejowan ledik eṇ.jowan
 The young men are too lazy to go to church.Ejowan likao ro in jar.jowan
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lbsI can lift 150 lbs.Imaroñ kotak jibukwi-lemñoul bọun.maroñ
 Can you lift 150 lbs?Kwōmaroñ ke kotak jibukwi-lemñoul bọun?maroñ
leadIt's your turn to lead the prayers this Sunday.Amiro iien kōṃṃan jar Jabōt in.amiro
 I 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
 Lead us not into temptation.Jab kadeḷọñ kōm ilo kapo.kapo
 Don't associate with him or he'll lead you astray.Jab po ippān bwe enaaj tōlpilouk eok.tōlpilo
leaderTrolling wire leader.Atadin ilarak.atad
 Maybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hookBōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇeatad
 Come closer (called by leader in aḷeḷe fishing).Kwōn ārār tok ijeṇe.ārār
 He is slow to anger and is fit to be a leader.Ej juon rijọkkwikwi im ekkar ñan ritel.jọkkwikwi
 Their making him their leader made him arrogant.Aer likūti bwe en aer rūtōl ekaloṃaane.loṃaan
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leadersThis drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōkein
 This drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōn
 The leaders of the legislature as of 1965 are young men who have gone to school and studied the legislative process. S15Ri-tōl ro an kọñkorej in rej likao ro raar jikuuḷ im katak kōn wāween kien.tōl
leadsHe is the one who leads the chorus at church.Rijjino al eo eṇ ilo iṃōn jar eṇ.jijino
 He leads a cheerful existence.Eḷap an leṃōṇōṇō mour eṇ an.leṃōṇōṇō
leafYou're as skinny as a coconut leaf midribAidikiṃ wōt ṇokaidik
 A fern with one leaf.Aijoon kino.aijo
 Is is time to surround the fish with the coconut leaf scarerEajilowōd ke?ajilowōd
 What kind of fish are they using the coconut leaf scarer to catch now?Rej aḷeḷe ek rot kiiō?aḷeḷe
 He's using a banana leaf as raincoat.Ej aḷkoot kōn bwilkōn pinana.aḷkoot
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leakingThe water is leaking from that bucket.Dān eo ej pil jidik jān bakōj ṇepil
leaksYou didn't putty the cracks in the boat well as it still leaks.Enana aṃ kar bateik wa e bwe ej ettal wōt.bate
 Come let's cap this roof because it leaks.Itok jen bōrwaje ṃwe bwe ettal.bōrwaj
 This pot leaks.Ettal ainbat e.tōtal
 They are repairing leaks in that roof.Rej ajuiaake ṃweeṇ bwe ettal.ajuiaak
leakyRepair the leaky roof in your northern direction while I'm repairing eastward.Ajuiaak niñawaj bwe ij ajuiaaktak.ajuiaak
 Marshallese traditional style of repairing leaky thatch roofs.Ajuiaakin aelōñ kein.ajuiaak
 He's expert in repairing leaky thatched roofs.Ṃōkadein ri-ajuiaak men eṇ.ajuiaak
leanDon't lean (on me) because I can't support you.Kwōn jab atōrak bwe jebane eok.atōrak
 The pig they killed had much lean meatEḷap an kōkanniōkeōk (ekkanniōkeōk) piik eṇ raar ṃanekanniōk
 Don't lean on that or you might get a splinter.Jab atartar ijeṇe bwe kwōnaaj tenaḷ.tenaḷ
leaningFather was leaning against the water tank, the Boatswain was sitting with his feet hanging over the side of the boat, and the Captain was straddling the tiller and standing up steering. P1033Jema ekar atartar i turin tāāñin dān eo, Bojin eo ej jijet i tōrerein wa eo im kattotoik neen, ak Kapen eo eṃōj an ḷōke jila eo im ej jutak im jebwebwe.toto
leapA false albacore swam toward us and caused minnows and sardines to leap out of the water around the boat. P114Ettōr tok juon ḷooj im uwōjaki awal im kwarkwar ko itōrerein wa eo.aol
 A false albacore swam toward us and caused minnows and sardines to leap out of the water around the boat. P114 P114Ettōr tok juon ḷooj im uwōjaki awal im kwarkwar ko itōrerein wa eo.uwōjak
leaptWhen we reached the ocean side of the reef stretching eastward, a tuna so big it would require two men to carry it leapt at the lure and was firmly hooked. P1302Ke kōmmān kar tōpar likin tōkā eo tak ḷọk, ekā tak juon ajbōkruo im pen.ajbōkruo
learnThis is a special kind of knot you'll never learn.Juon e kain annor kwoban jeḷā.annor
 You should start letting him learn how to climb coconut trees to pick green coconuts.Kwōn jino kaentake bwe en katak entak.entak
 He's beginning to learn how to write.Ej jino katak jeje.jeje
 Help the boy learn his spelling lesson.Jipañ ḷadik eṇ im kajipeeḷe.jipeeḷ
 You must learn to renounce the temptations of the flesh.Koṃwin katak kaarmejjete kōṇaan ko an kanniōk.kaarmejjet
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learnedBecause I showed him how a person should behave toward relatives, he finally learned.Kōn kaaerṃweiki ejujen wōt im jeḷā.aerṃwe
 Wash the child's hands because s/he hasn't learned how to do so yet.Kwōn aṃwinḷọk pein ajri ṇe bwe ej jañin jeḷā.aṃwin
 I haven't learned to inhale.Ij jañin jeḷā koub.koub
 You don't seem to have learned anything with the years.Eḷap aṃ rūtto pata.pata
 He fell down many times before he learned how to wrestle.Elōñ alen an kar buñjerkak innem ej kab jeḷā uñtaak eo.buñjerkak
learningHe's learning as much as he can while his father is here.Ej ājḷor ke jemān ej ja pād.ājḷor
 We believe that the lessons in this book include ways for learning about the way of living, and a deeper understanding of the Marshallese language. S29Aolepān katak kein ilo bok in, kōmij tōmak bwe rōkōpooḷ aolep wāween ko ñan jeḷā kōn wāween mour, im rāpeḷtan kajin Ṃajeḷpooḷ
 We believe that the lessons in this book include ways for learning about the way of living, and a deeper understanding of the Marshallese language. S29Aolepān katak kein ilo bok in, kōmij tōmak bwe rōkōpooḷ aolep wāween ko ñan jeḷā kōn wāween mour, im rāpeḷtan kajin Ṃajeḷrāpeḷta-
 We know more about our ocean than them because we grew up learning about it from our grandparents.” P402Jejeḷā ḷọk kōn meto kein ad jān er bwe jaar dik im rūttoḷọk ie ippān ro jiṃṃaad.rūttoḷọk
 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
leastHe is the least cooperativeḶeeṇ ej make wōt kijoñ kōṃṃan bōro-jepel.bōro-jepel
 He is the least athletic of all.Jọkkurere tata eo eṇ.jọkkurere
 Did you get at least a taste of it?Kwōaṃwij ke jidik?aṃwij jidik
leaveTake care of those who have accounts here first before they leave and don't pay their bills.Kwōn eọroñ ri-akkaun raṇe ṃokta bwe renaaj jujen rọọl im jab kōḷḷā.akkaun
 Watch your eating so you don't leave candy crumbs on the table.Lale aṃ ṃōñā ijeṇe bwe kwōnaaj kaametōṃaiki ioon tebōḷ ṇeametōṃa
 Leave that book there.Kwōn door wōt bok ṇededoor
 Don't stop now; keep at it so we can leave soonEkwekwe bwe jen etal ḷọkekwekwe
 Oh, don’t get angry again,” the old man said, because pretty soon we will leave this island and we won’t come back.” P200Ooo, a jab bar illu,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba, bwe kiiō wōt kōjro moot ḷọk jān ān in im jero ban bar rọọl tok.”jab bar
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leavenHave you put leaven in the dough?Kwōnañin kọuweiki ke pilawā eo?kauwe
leavesClean the leaves from the pandanus stem for him.Ainṃakeḷọk bōb eṇ daan.ainṃak
 The leaves near the stem make the pandanus bad.Eainṃake bōb ṇe im nana.ainṃak
 The pandanus I have has more leaves near the stem than the one you have.Eainṃake ḷọk bōb e ippa jān bōb ṇe ippaṃ.ainṃak
 Remove the leaves near the pandanus stem for him.Kwōn kaainṃake tok bōb ne daan.ainṃak
 The women are looking for pandanus leaves to thatch this house.Liṃaro rej kōmaañ ajin ṃweoaj
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leavingI'm coming but you're leaving.Ij itok ak kwōj etal.ak
 When are you planning on leaving?” P246Ak koṃwij ḷōmṇak in jeblaak ñāāt?”jeblaak
 She spent the night with her son who is leaving for Hawaii.Kōrā eo ejebokwōn ippān ḷadik eo nājin bwe ej kelōk ñan Hawaii.jebokwōn
 If you are leaving tomorrow, I'll come and spend the night with you.Ñe kwōj uwe ilju inaaj jebokwōn ippaṃ buñūnin.jebokwōn
 Think twice before leaving.Kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ ṃokta jān aṃ etal.kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ
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leeThe current flows west on the lee side of the atollEaeto rilikin aelōñ in.aeto
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āne
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āneañinene
 I said we were still on the lee side of Likiep before we turned downwind,” Father said. P920Ikar ba kōjmān kar pād wōt i liklaḷin Likiep ṃokta jān adeañ kar kabbwe,” Jema eba.liklaḷ
leesideThe 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
 You strike needlefish on the leeside while I do so on the outrigger side.Kwōn deñtak waj ikōja ak ña iretam.deñtak
leewardOne of you at the lower spar of the sail and one at the rope for tacking leeward.” P907Juon ilo rojak ṇe ak juon ilo toon kabbwe ṇe.”kabbwe
 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
leewayProvide for some leeway because of the strong westward current.Kwōn kōṃṃan kijen peto bwe ekajoor āeto in.kijen peto
leftPut it on my left shoulderLikūti ioon aera tuanmiiñ.aerā
 The blood pressure he felt in the blood vessels in his left arm prevented him from work.Aerin bōtōktōkin ekein pein tuanmiiñ ear kautaṃweiki jān jerbal.aerin bōtōktōk
 The driftwood hunters have left.Ri-kaaik ro remoot.aik
 You're taller than when you left to go to school.Kwaitokḷọk jān ke kwaar etal in jikuuḷ.aitok
 Have the people who're going to get livers left?Enañin etal ke ri-kaaj ro?aj
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left[P570]And hurry up. The engine is about to shut off because there’s only a little bit of fuel left.P570Kab kaiur bwe ṃōttan wōt jidik ekun injin e admān bwe emaat kaan.kaiur
left-overI returned to the rice, and realizing that the left-over was enough for dinner, I then stowed it in the boat’s pantry. P390Irọọl tok ñan raij eo im ḷak lale ke ebwe ñan kōjota, ijujen kọkoṇe ḷọk wōt i lowaan pāāntōre eo an wa eo.kọkkoṇkoṇ
 Anṃōkaj ate all he could of his fish and gave the left-over to ṂūttūūriAnṃōkaj emate ek eo kijen innem eleḷọk bwe eo kijen Ṃūttūūrimat
leftoversWhat are we going to do with the leftovers of the shark?Jenaaj itene anpakolu e?anpakolu
 Eat his leftovers.Kwōn kañ ṃōñā ṇe matin.mat
legMy arm is affected by palsy more than my leg.Eakāḷọk peū jān neō.akā
 When I got down there I didn’t notice the muffler and I rubbed against it and burned my leg. P343Ke ij to laḷ ḷọk ijab mejek baibin būṃbūṃ eo an injin eo ak ijuri im bwil neō.baib
 Why don't you see the doctor about that ulcer on your leg?Etke kwōj jab taktō kōn bakke ṇe neeṃ?bakke
 The boy has birthmarks all over his leg.Ebbuwakwak neen ḷadik eṇ.buwak
 The boy writhed in pain when he broke his leg.Eiññimmal ḷadik eo ke ej bwilōk neen.iñimmaḷ
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legendIn the legend Inedel was given only wrasse to eat by his father.Ek eo kijen Inedel jān jemān ilo bwebwenato eo ej alle.alle
 People from the bottom of ocean (legend).Ri-ikjet.ikjet
 Every time the children listen to their grandfather telling the legend.Aolep iien ajiri ro rej roñjake an jimṃaer inọñ.inọñ
 Where does that legend you're telling come from?Inọñūn ia ṇe kwōj inọñ kake?inọñ
legendaryHe's a greater wife stealer than the legendary JemāluutEaelellọḷ ḷọk jān Jemāluut.aelellaḷ
 Don't eat that turtle for it's the legendary turtle AjjuununJab kañ wōn ṇe bwe Ajjuunun ṇeAjjuunun
 It's a heap of stones from the time of the famous legendary trickster ḶetaoAjokḷāin iien ko an Ḷetaoajokḷā
 It'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
legendsMost 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
 However, he knows all kinds of stories, chants, and legends. P41Bōtab ejeḷā aolep kain bwebwenato, roro, kab inoñ.inọñ
 However, there are some legends that remain today and we can hear them at bedtime. S13Bōtab ewōr jet inọñ rej pād wōt ñan rainin im jej maroñ wōt roñ ilo iien kiki.inọñ
 Because the Marshallese language wasn’t put into writing until Westerners came, not many people living today know the legends of the Marshallese people. S13Kōnke kajin Ṃajeḷ ear jab pād ilo peba ṃae iien eo ear itok ri-pālle, ej jab kanooj lōñ armej rej mour wōt kiiō rejeḷā inọñ ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.inọñ
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legislateWhat are they going to legislate upon today?Ta eṇ rej nitijeḷāiki rainin?nitijeḷā
legislativeProfessors 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
 The leaders of the legislature as of 1965 are young men who have gone to school and studied the legislative process. S15Ri-tōl ro an kọñkorej in rej likao ro raar jikuuḷ im katak kōn wāween kien.tōl
legislatorsMany of these legislators are lineage heads and chiefs who are not yet completely accustomed to the way of doing business today as of 1965. S15Elōñ iaan ri-pepe rein rej aḷap im irooj ro rej jañin iminene kōn kilen kōṃṃakūt ko an raan kein.kōl
 The Marshallese legislators assemble at Majuro each year and review the laws and also pass laws to meet the needs and proclamations of the Marshallese people. S15Ri-pepe ro ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ rej kwelọktok ñan Mājro aolep iiō im etali kien ko im bar kōṃṃan kien ekkar ñan aikuj ko im kōṇaan ko an armej ro i Ṃajeḷkweilọk
legislatureThe leaders of the legislature as of 1965 are young men who have gone to school and studied the legislative process. S15Ri-tōl ro an kọñkorej in rej likao ro raar jikuuḷ im katak kōn wāween kien.tōl
 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
legsHe was so drunk when he tried to stand his legs buckledJoñan an kadek eḷak tan jutak eālokjak neen.ālokjak
 That baby's legs are so covered with yaws it's pitiful.Emake baj bōbakkeke neen niñniñ eṇ.bakke
 As he ran, his legs got tangledEttōr im idaaptōk neen.idaaptōk
 Hurry,” he called to me, and return to the dock and clean your legs before you step on this boat!” P47Ṃōkaj,” ekkūr tok, im bar rọọl ñan ioon wab ṇe im karreoiki neeṃ ṃōṃkaj jān aṃ juur tok ioon wa in!”ioo-
 He walks with a limp because one of his legs is shorter.Ej jipijuḷ bwe ekadu juon ne.jipijuḷ
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leiThe lady is stringing the alu shells into a necklace lei.Lio eṇ ej aluuki ṃarṃar eṇ.alu
 Whose alu head lei is that?Wūtin wōn e alu?alu
 Wrap the lei around your head.Kōpooḷ ut ṇe ṇa ioon bōraṃ.kōpooḷ
 Make a lei for tomorrow.Kwōn ḷōōt juon ñan ilju.ḷōḷō
 What's that lei you're stringing for?Pāllin ta ṇe kwōj ḷōōtepālli-
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leisLet's (us three) go look for alu shells to make head leis.Kōjjel ilān kaalutok kein ad kōṃṃan ṃarṃaralu
 Those women are making leis.Liṃaro raṇ rej ḷōḷōḷōḷō
 They were putting the leis around his neck when I left.Raar kōṃarṃare wōt ke ij eṃṃakūt.ṃarṃar
leisurelyThey are just taking a leisurely walk on Sunday.Rej kōjjabōtbōt bajjek.Jabōt
 Those men are just leisurely sailing around in the lagoon.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej jejerakrōk (ejjerakrōk) bajjek iaar.jerakrōk
lemonHe's a lemon.Ñak men ṇeñak
LendLend me a nickel so I'll have enough money for some cigarettes.Letok ḷalem jāān em kabweḷọk oṇāān juon jikka.bwe
 He got Halmar to lend us his jeep.Ear waduuktok jiip eo waan Eaḷṃar.wadu
lengthA lot of them were almost all up and down the length of our boat. P999Elōñ iaer reitan aetokaer wōt wa eo waammān.aetok
lengthenWhy don't you lengthen that rope, because it's short?Etke kwōj jab diekḷọk to ṇe ke ekadu?dede
lengthenedThis year's dresses have been lengthened.Eṃōj kaaetoktok nuknuk iiō in.aetok
lengtheningI'm lengthening this sennit for you.Ij kaaetokewaj ekkwaḷ e.aetok
lengthwiseThey are chopping copra nuts (in two lengthwise).Rej jekjek waini.jekjek
LeopardsLeopards are spotted.Ebbwijinjin kilin kuuj in ioon toḷ.būbjinjin
leprechaunsMarshallese children love to hunt for leprechauns.Ajri in Ṃajeḷ rōkōn karimmenanuwe.rimmenanuwe
lessThese breadfruit are less well-cooked than the ones yesterday.Eamejḷọk kein jān ko inne.amej
 The bottles on all those coconut trees being tapped for sap are all less than half full.Aolep ni jekaro kaṇ im jejekapenpen (ejjekapenpen).jakapen
 This cistern is less than half full.Ejakapen aebōj jimeeṇ e.jakapen
 Fish are biting less on the lagoon side than on the ocean side.Ejakkūk ḷọk iaar jān lik.jakkūk
 The coconut tree that I have for making fresh toddy produced less than expected.Ni jekaro eṇ ejetāāñ.jatāāñ
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LessenLessen your pride. Don't be so haughty.En dik ḷọk aṃ juwa.juwa
lessonHelp the boy learn his spelling lesson.Jipañ ḷadik eṇ im kajipeeḷe.jipeeḷ
 Don't you ever act tough with your dad again or I'll teach you a lesson.Kwōn jab bar kakijoñjoñ eok ñan jeṃaṃ bwe ināj katakin eok.kijoñ
 I taught the thief a lesson in such a way that he's going to think twice before stealing again.Iar kōmañ(e) ri-kọọt eo.kōmañmañ
lessonsCould you write down those lessons he missed when he was absent?Komaroñ ke jeiḷọk katak ko ear jako jāni?jei
 This is the end (of our Spoken Marshallese lessons). S29Eñiin ej jeṃḷọk eo.jeṃḷọk
 See if the children know their lessons.Kakiil ṃōk ajri raṇe.kūkiil
 We will try to look at some legends in coming lessons. S13Jenaaj kajjioñ in lale jet inọñ ilo katak kein tok i laḷ.laḷ
 We believe that the lessons in this book include ways for learning about the way of living, and a deeper understanding of the Marshallese language. S29Aolepān katak kein ilo bok in, kōmij tōmak bwe rōkōpooḷ aolep wāween ko ñan jeḷā kōn wāween mour, im rāpeḷtan kajin Ṃajeḷpooḷ
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LetLet her play teeter-totter with you.Kaabōntauni ippaṃ.abōṇtọun
 Let him prod it closer to us.Kōtḷọk bwe en adbwijitok.adebdeb
 Let me use the prodding stick.Letok kein adebdeb ṇe bwe in ja kōjerbale.adebdeb
 Hurry up and let him carry it in the basket so we can be on our way.Kwōn kaudwadoikiḷọk bwe jen etal.aduwado
 Don't you worry cause I'll let you use my ironJab inepata bwe inaaj kaene eok.aen
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lethargicWhere is he going with his lethargic attitudeEj addimejmejḷọk ñan ia?addimej
 It is so hot today it gives me a lethargic feelingEḷap an bwil rainin im kaaddiṃakokoik .addiṃakoko
 I'm so weak that I'm lethargic.Baj ajeḷkāū ke iaddimejmej.ajeḷkā
LetsLet’s go, it’s getting late.” P161Kōjro ajādik bwe eboñ.”ajādik
 After he prepares the meaty part of the giant clam and lets you eat it, it is so delicious it's out of this world.Ñe ej iiōke aḷaḷ in kapoor eṇ im lewaj, kwōmeḷọkḷọk nukuṃ.aḷaḷ
 Let’s wait a little.” P1296Ṃool ke jeban kōttar jidik.”ban
 Okay, that’s enough of that; let’s just move forward and think about getting ourselves some drinking water,” Father said. P1212Ekwe eṃōj ṇe bwe emoot ḷọk eo kain ak jen ḷōmṇake dānnin idaak,” Jema eba.dān
 Okay, let’s keep unloading,” the Captain said. P707Ekwe jen etal wōt im eakto,” Kapen eo eba.etal
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LetʻsLet's go pick abḷajtiiñ flowers for the two of us.Kōjro etal in kaabḷajtiiñtok wūtūrro.abḷajtiiñ
 Let's step on it cause it's getting dark.Ekwe eabōbbōbḷọk bwe eboñ.abōbbōb
 Let's go ride the see-saw.Kōjro ilān abōtọun.abōṇtọun
 Let's pool our money to buy an engine.Jen aini ṃani kein ad im wiaiki juon injin.ae
 Let's wait for the current to flow out to set sail.Kōjro kaaelik im jerak.aelik
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letterI addressed the letter to my girl.Iar atōreje lōta eo ñan ledik eo jera.atōrej
 My letter came by airmailLōta e ear itok ilo eermeeḷ tok.eermeeḷ
 I was told to bring this letter to the Captain of this boat for him to take to Likiep,” he said. P309Raar ba in bōk tok lōta e ñan Kapen ṇe an wa ṇe bwe en ektake ñan Likiep ,” eba.ektak
 Did you read your letter?Eṃōj ke aṃ eọroñ lōta eo aṃ?eọroñ
 The letter has already been stamped.Ejitaaṃ kadede leta eo.jitaaṃ
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lettersSome had packages and some had letters. P442Jet rej bōbōk tok lemlem, jet lōta.bōbōk
 Some had packages and some had letters. P442Jet rej bōbōk tok lemlem, jet lōta.lemlem
lettingBetter than letting him go on like this as if he's sailing this boat single-handedly,” the Boatswain replied. P1047Eṃṃanḷọk jān an āindeṇe im āinwōt ej jānwōde wa in,” Bojin eo euwaak.āinde-
 Why are you letting the engine run slow?Etke kwōj kōbate injin ṇebat
 You should start letting him learn how to climb coconut trees to pick green coconuts.Kwōn jino kaentake bwe en katak entak.entak
 Is he letting the boy wear a belt? is he putting a belt on the boy?Ej ke kakañōrñōre ḷadik eṇ?kañūrñūr
 I'm letting the fishing line out.Ij kōtḷọkḷọk eo e.kōtḷọk
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levelThey are bulldozing the airfield to make it level.Rej baruuk pij eṇ bwe en ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) jepaanbaru
 Make that concrete level.Kaeoon wōt juon jimeeṇ ṇeeọọn wōt juon
 Smooth it out there so that it's level.Kwōn eoreake jeṇe bwe en eọọn wōt juon.eọọn wōt juon
 The tide was starting to come in and the boat was starting to float upwards to the same level as the dock. P312Ejino ibwij tok im wa eo ejino pelōñ tak im jepaan wōt ioon ọb eo.jepaa-
leveledThe bulldozer has leveled off that area.Baru eo eṃōj an eoreake ijo.eoreak
level-headedHe is very level-headed.Eḷap an lọḷe ḷeeṇlọḷe
leverFather 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
libbedHe ad libbed what he said.Ear kine ta eo en ba.kōkōn
libertyI'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
liceHer hair is full of lice.Ekijkij bōran lieṇ.kij
 They are killing lice.Rej kannoñ kij.noñ
lickDon't lick your hand (continuously).Jab daṃdeṃwij peiṃ.daṃdeṃ
 Don't lick that lollipop cause it's dirty.Jab daṃwij ḷọḷe ṇe bwe etoon.daṃdeṃ
lickingHe just kept licking the lollipop.Ear bajjek daṃdiṃwij ḷọḷe eo.daṃdeṃ
 The dogs are licking at the plates.Kidu ko rej daṃdeṃ ilo pilej ko.daṃdeṃ
 Watch out, that dog is licking your plate.Lale kidu ṇe ej daṃwij pilej ṇedaṃdeṃ
lidWhat happened to that cauldron's lid?Ewi libobo eo an kōṃa ṇelibobo
 Cover that pot with a lid.Kwōn kamājmāje ainbat ṇemājmāj
lieHe tends to lie down more than you.Ealebabuḷọk jān kwe.alebabu
 Lie down in this direction.Kwōn babutok.babu
 Unroll our sleeping mats on the plywood on the port side and lie down. P556Eḷḷọkwe jaki kaṇe kinierro ioon būlāwūt kaṇe i retam im babu.būḷāwūt
 How about if we take Captain down below so he can lie down,” Father said to the Boatswain. P1046Kōjro āktuwe laḷ tak Kapen ṇe ñan lowa bwe en babu,” Jema ekkōnono ḷọk ñan Bojin eo.eakto
 Lie down and relax (stretch out your backbone).Eḷḷọke diiṃ.eḷḷọk
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liesShe's spreading her lies.Ej kajeedede riab ṇe an.ajeeded
 You are right to call it that since that’s what lies ahead,” the Old Man said looking directly at me. P436Ejiṃwe aṃ likit āt in bwe eñṇe i ṃaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo erre tok im lukkuun kalimjek meja im ba.āt
 Don't disregard my words (don't consider my words lies).Jab door naan ko naan jekdọọn.dedoor
 You are right to call it that since that’s what lies ahead,” the Old Man said looking directly at me. P436Ejiṃwe aṃ likit āt in bwe eñṇe i ṃaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo erre tok im lukkuun kalimjek meja im ba.kalimjek
 Don't neglect the commoners because that's where the strength lies.Jab kwōje dunen meḷaaj.kwōje dunen meḷaaj
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lifeJesus offered his life for our salvation.Jijej ear aje mour eo an ñan kōj.aje
 Jesus offered his life for our salvation.Jijej ear aje mour eo an ñan kōj.aje
 You two should not make life with each other difficult.Koṃro en jab kakāik amiro mour ippān doon.amiro
 People nowadays don't seem to like family life.Ri-raan kein einwōt ejako ḷọk aer ebbaaṃlele.baaṃle
 I 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
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lifestyleDon't try to change the lifestyle of the family.Lale kwaar ikūr wāween an baaṃle ṇe mour ippān doon.ikūr
LiftLift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
 He strained his abdominal muscles trying to lift the heavy weight.Eiñ-lọjien kōn an kate kotak men dedodo (eddodo) eoiñ-lọjien
 Don't lift that bag of copra because you are not strong enough.Kwōn jab kotak pāāk in waini ṇe kwōjādipen.jādipen
 Be careful when you lift the baby so you don't sprain its arm.Kōjparok aṃ kotak niñniñ ṇe bwe en jab jānruk pein.jānruk
 Help him lift the lumber.Kwōn jipañe kotak aḷaḷ ṇejipañ
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liftedThe giant grabbed the men and lifted them up with his fingers.Ri-maakaiio eo ear addiiki ḷōṃaro im kotak er.addi
 He's got such strong fingers, he lifted the big food basket with his pinky.Joñan an kajoor addiin pein, ear addi-diki kilōk eo im kotake.addi-dik
 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.dedo
 Father quickly lifted the gas can up into the air. P598Jema ekaiur im kotak tāāñ eo ṇa i mejatoto.iur
 He lifted the baby with only one hand.Ear jalenpāik niñniñ eo kotake.jalenpā
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liftingHe got a hernia just by lifting heavy bags.Ear iñtok wōt lọjien jān an kar ekkotak pāāk eddo.iñ-lọjien
 The boy has strained his abdominal muscles by lifting the heavy bag by himself.Eiñ-lọjien ḷadik eo kōn an kar make kotak pāāk eo.iñ-lọjien
 He is strong because of his lifting weightsEdipen kōn an kaddipenpen.kaddipenpen
 The men are lifting weightsḶōṃaro raṇ rej kaddipenpen.kaddipenpen
 The groaning sound of the man's bones was quite audible as he was lifting the heavy sack of dried copra to be weighed.Eḷap aninikien ñōñōrñōrin (eññōrñōrin) diin ḷeo ke ej kotak pāākin wainin dedodo eo bwe en baun.ñōñōrñōr
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liftsThat man always lifts things using only one hand.Ri-jalenpā eo eṇ.jalenpā
lightHis being an offspring of a Japanese father gives him a light complexionAn nejin ri-Jepaan ekaaiṇokkoiki.aiṇokko
 You're so light skinned that I didn't recognize you.Baj aiṇokkouṃ ke ijakile eok.aiṇokko
 He's light skinned because his father is a white American.Eaiṇokko kōnke nejin ri-pālle.aiṇokko
 He's more light complexioned than his older sister.Eaiṇokko ḷọk jān ledik eṇ jein.aiṇokko
 The basket was light enough for her to carry under her arm.Joñan an mera iep eo, lio ear albakbōke.albakbōk
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lightedThey lighted the fire and let it burn out of control.Raar tile em kōkōḷọke kijek eo.kōḷọk
lighterWho did you swipe that lighter fromWōn ṇe kwaar kakiltōne ḷait ṇe aṃ jāne?kiltōn
 Let's haul the copra on the lighter.Jero ḷaitaik ḷọk waini .ḷaita
 I have a lighter paint on my car than yours.Emarok ḷọk unokan wa e wāo jān ṇe waaṃ.marok
 I am lighter than before.Imera ḷọk jān ṃoktamera
 Make your suitcase lighter.Kwōn kameraik ḷọk kōbañ ṇemera
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lightestTony's writing is the lightest.Jāmeej tata jeje kaṇ an Tony.jāmeej
LightingLighting damaged the coconut tree.Jourur etuwe (etwe) ni eo.tuwe
lightlyHe 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
 Lightly broiled flying fish are delicious.Ennọ koububin jojo.koubub
 Would you please broil that fish lightly for me.Kwōn koububi tok ṃōk ek ṇekoubub
 We can just sleep lightly so we’ll be ready to jump up if we need to. We'll sleep like roosters. P810Jej mājurin kako.mājur
lightningThere is frequent lightning because of the bad weather.Ejjaromrom kōn an nana lañ.jarom
 There's lots of lightning this evening.Eḷap an jejaromrom (ejjaromrom) buñūninjarom
 Know ye by this lightning that there will be calm weather.Ṃa e enaaj lur bwe ejetḷādik.jetḷādik
 It kept lightning and thundering all night (last night).Eḷap an kar ejjaromrom im joururi boñ.jourur
lightsThere 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
 It was rather high and we could barely see its lights or hear the sound of its engine. P930Ejadin utiej im jidik wōt ammān arromi teeñki ko ie im jidik wōt ammān roñjake ainikien.arrom
 Why can’t I see the lights on Kwajalein?” the Boatswain said. P561Etke ij jab lo meramin jatiraito eo i Kuwajleen?” Bojin eo eba.jatiraito
 We didn’t see the other boat again after its lights disappeared. P1172Ak ñe wa eo juon ekar jab bar waḷọk ālikin an kar kun.kukun
 It seems like when we were sailing east we could still see the lights on Kwajalein. P548Āinwōt joñan in adeañ meto tak jān āne jen kar lo wōt meramin Kwajleen.meram
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light-skinnedHe's light-skinned because his father is Japanese.Ewūdmouj bwe nājin riJepaan.wūdmouj
LikabwiroOnce the boat was in the water, Father and the Boatswain loaded the things they were carrying and paddled over to the Likabwiro. P1267Ke ej dedeḷọk im pād wa in i lọjet, Jema im Bojin eo erro ektaki ḷọk men ko ippāerro im aōṇōṇ meto tak ñan Likabwiro.aōṇōṇ
 I already bailed all the water out of the Likabwiro,” I said. P352Eṃōj ālimi Likabwiro,” iba.ālim
 All island captains know that this month all boats should be beached so they can wait to see when Likabwiro appears.” P251Aolep kapenin aelōñ kein rōjeḷā bwe allōñ in wa otemjej rej ār bwe ren kōttar im lale ebuñlọk ke Likabwiro.”ār
 It’s almost time for the Likabwiro storms to begin. P121Likabwiro epaak iien an buñ lọk.buñ
 It was clear that the Likabwiro was filled to capacity and carrying as much as it could as soon as it moved away from the side of the pier and starting sailing out through the pass into the open ocean. P490Ej kab bar alikkar an Likabwiro ḷe jān joñan an jok ke ekar ṃōṃakūt jān turin wab eo im tōtōr ḷọk ñan an buñlik.buñlik
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LikabwiroʻsThe summer months are Likabwiro's months.Allōñin rak ej iien Likabwiro.Likabwiro
likeBut what can I do if she doesn't like youAb in et ñe edike eok.ab in et
 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
 You like making girls shy.Kwe rūkabjeik leddik.abje
 That boy looks like the stubborn type.Āinwōt baj tipen ḷaddik abōblep men ṇeabōblep
 It looks like an index finger belonging to a Marshallese.Einwōt baj tipen addikọọtotin ri-Ṃajeḷ.addi-kọọtot
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likeableHe is not likeable.Ewōjaan-kōmatōrtōr ḷeeṇwōjaan-kōmatōrtōr
likelyI 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
likenessThat girl is almost exactly the likeness of her older sister.Enañin āin nemāmeen lieṇ wōt lio jein.nemāmei-
 Whose likeness is this? Who is this a picture of?Pijaan wōn e?pijaa-
 It's my likeness. It's a picture of me.Pijaō.pijaa-
likesShe likes full-length dresses.Emṃan nuknuk ipep ippān.ipep
 The young lady likes to cuddle.Ejjiburbur lieṇ.jijibur
 Nobody likes that girl because she's filthy.Aolepem dike ledik eṇ bwe ejokdād.jokdād
 She likes to dress children.Ekōṇaan kakkōṇak ajri.kōkōṇak
 Everyone likes her because of her appealing personality.Aolep armej im iọkwe kōn an lelejkōnkōn (ellejkōnkōn).lelejkōnkōn
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like—thoseNow all songs from all islands are heard on the air, and people can choose those they like—those that are good and those that are not. S26Kiiō aolep al jān aolep aelōñ rej jañ ilo mejatoto im armej remaroñ in kālet ko rōkōṇaan, ko rōṃṃan, ak ko renana.mejatoto
likewiseTheir (two) mutual love of one another inspired me to do likewise.Aerro iọkwe doon ekōṃṃan waanjoñak eṃṃan ñan ñaaerro
LikiepA Japanese ship sank in the harbor at Likiep.Eaar ruṃḷọk juon tiiṃa in Jepaan eo ilo aba eṇ Likiep.aba
 Likiep has the best anchorage.Eṃṃan tata aba eṇ iarin Likiep.aba
 That way we’ll sail into the wind toward Likiep. P842Āindein admān naaj jeje tak waj ijeṇe tak waj ñan Likiep.ad
 The current in the ocean between Likiep and Ruōt is flowing northward.Eaeniñeañḷọk meto eṇ kōtaan Likiep im Ruōt.aeniñeañḷọk
 All of these men were from Likiep, and they were so good at sailing that they could do it in their sleep. P31Ḷōṃarein aolep ri-Likiep im rej mājur ḷọk wōt ilo men in jejerakrōk, joñan aerjel jelā.aer
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LiktakñūrThe sons of Liktakñūr tried hard to reach the east.Legend: Ḷōṃaro nejin Liktakñūr raar jibadbad im kōttōbar rear.jibadbad
liliesI got the hives from those spider lilies I carried.Ilennab kōn kieb ko iar būki.lennab
limePlease rake out the coral lime from the fireplace.Kwōn raakutake ḷọk iawewe kaṇe jān lowaan upaaj ṇeiawewe
limitHe kept thinking until he went over his time limit.Ear ḷōmṇak ḷọk ḷọk eḷe jān minit ko an.ḷọk
limpIt's a limp he's had since he was a child.Ajjukubin jān ke ear dik.ajjukub
 He walks with a limp.Eajjukub an etetal.ajjukub
 He tends to limp every time he walks.Eajjukubkub ñe ej etetal.ajjukub
 You limp more than I do so get on the truck.Kwaajukubḷọk jān ña innām kwōn uwe.ajjukub
 They took those who walked with a limp to him so he could give them the treatment they needed.Raar bōkḷọk ri-ajjukub ro bwe en taktōik er.ajjukub
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limpingYour limping delayed us.Ajjukubūṃ ekōṃṃan ad ruṃwij.ajjukub
 He was last seen limping in your direction.Ear baj ajjukub waj wōt ijeṇeṇe waj.ajjukub
limpsHe limps because he sprained his ankle.Eajjukub kōn an kar iñrōk neen.ajjukub
 He limps the most.Eajukubtata an etetal.ajjukub
LimwejoDid you notice Limwejo walking to the lagoon side here?Kwaar lo ke an Liṃwejo keeaar iṃwiin?keeaar
lineYou must be very cross-eyed as the line is crooked.Baj aljetūṃ ke eip ḷain e.aljet
 Tie that line wellBoḷane to ṇeboḷan
 Trolling line.Eoun ilarak.eo
 Line for catching āpil, from bamboo pole on lagoon beach. (smaller tackle).Eoun kāāpil.eo
 Line for catching goatfish, from bamboo pole on lagoon beach.Eoun kadjo.eo
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lineageThe taste of today's ajbwirōk pandanus is not as good as in the day of Ḷañinni (Ḷañinni was the first prehistoric chief that can be traced back from whom descendants of the present day Kabua chiefly lineage originated.)Ajbwirōkin raan kein ejjab einwōt raan ko an ḶañinniAjbwirōk
 He's the head of the lineage I belong to.Aḷap eo eṇ.aḷap
 When my uncle, who's also the lineage head, dies, my older brother will take his place.Ñe emej aḷap eṇ jeū enaaj pinej jenkwan.aḷap
 He's got lots of land because he's the head of his lineage.Eamḷap kōnke ej ṃaan bwij.amḷap
 I wish you'd stop grabbing so much land for yourself as we have a large lineage.Kwōn jab baj aṃḷap bwe jebwijlep.amḷap
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lineagesThe members of the lineages have been feuding for quite some time.Eto an bwij kaṇ an armeje doon.an armeje doon
linedThose houses are lined up nicely.Eṃṃan laajrak in ṃōkaṇlaajrak
linesNylon lines are good because they don't tangle often.Eṃṃan eke bwe rōjjab ddapitōktōk.dapitōk
lipHe didn't know what made him bite his lip.Ejaje ta eo ekaaṃtōke.aṃtōk
LipepeʻsOne of the Woleaians hacked off Lipepe's head.Juon iaan riWōleai ro ear jepake bōran Lipepe.jepak
lipsMy biting my lips made me mispronounce the word.Aṃtōkū ekōṃṃan an bōd ba naan eo.aṃtōk
 He always bites his lips when he's angry.Aolep iien ḷeeṇ ej aṃtōk ñe ej lilu (illu).aṃtōk
 They say that if we bite our lips it means someone is mentioning our name.Rej ba ke ñe jej aṃtōk ewōr eṇ ej ba etad.aṃtōk
 Your sweet lips fooled me completely.Buñraakkin ṃaan tieṃ ear kabwebweik .buñraak
 Who is that that keeps smacking his lips?Wōn in ej tōtōmtōm (ettōmtōm)?tōmmeḷọk
lipstickShe's wearing lipstick.Ej kabūrōrō.būrōrō
liquidThe 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
liquorThe liquor made the guys sing.Dānnin kadek eo ekaale ḷōṃaroal
 The strong liquor made him pie-eyed.Dān in kadek eo ekaaljete.aljet
 The men who went fishing are now there drinking liquor.Ḷōṃaro raar eoñwōd, erraṇ rej kadek kiio.erraṇ
 We make liquor from yeast.Kōmij kōṃṃan dānnin kadek jān iij.iij
 He abstained from intoxicating liquor for two years.Ear jitlọk jān kadek iuṃwin ruo iiō.jitlọk
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lispWhen he returned from America he talked with a lisp.Eḷak rọọltok jān Amedka, eweejej an kōnnaan.weejej
 Don't lisp when you talk.Kwōn jab kọweejeje aṃ kōnnaan.weejej
listDon't make that canoe list.Kwōn jab kōjepāpeik wa ṇejepāpe
 I felt the boat list to one side as the wind caught the sail. P1060Ikar eñjake an wa eo bar jepāpe ke ej jaaklọk im jitṃanṃane kōto eo.jitṃanṃan
 Here's the list.Laajrak eo eo.laajrak
 The great quantity of copra made the boat list.Waini lōñlōñ eo ekōlāik wa eo.
 The first thing we are going to do is tell them to put our name on the list so we can ride on the fastest field trip ship to our island,” Father said. P1333Men eo ṃoktata, kōjro naaj wōnāne ḷọk im ba ke ren je etarro bwe kōjro en uwe ilo waan raun eo eṃōkajtata ñan aelōñ eo arro,” Jema ekar ba.ṃōkaj
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listedYour name is written and listed in that family.Ejeje etaṃ ilo baaṃle eṇ.jeje
listenNo one wants to listen to people quarrel.Jej jab kōṇaan roñjake ri-akwāāl.akwāāl
 It's relaxing to listen to soft music as the sun goes down at the end of the day.Eṃṃan roñjake alin ṃur ilo jota dikdikḷọk.alin ṃur
 Listen to me to show you the way.Kwōn eltok ñan ña bwe in kwaḷọk waj iiaḷ eo.el
 Turn the radio on so we can listen to the news.Kōjañ retio ṇe bwe jen eọroñ.eọroñ
 You should listen to her.Kwōn eọroñe.eọroñ
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listenedEveryone listened to the wind and the rain and thought for a while. P775Aolep im kar bar kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ im roñjake kōto im wōt ko.kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ
 We just thought for a little while and listened to the wind and the sail flapping and the waves pounding against the boat. P695Kōmmān kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ jidik im roñjake an kōto eo lōtlōt im ṇo ko notoñe wa eo.notoñ
listeningI'm keen on listening to their singing.Eitok limoū roñjake aer al.al
 That's the first time he got aroused after listening to a speech.Kab baj bab-laḷin ke ej roñjake jipiij eo.bab-laḷin
 His ways were such that people never tired of seeing or listening to him.Ekadik kōjaṃjaṃ kōl ko nājin.jaṃjaṃ
 I don’t know when Father and the Boatswain finished talking because I fell asleep listening to their stories. P980Iñak ñāāt wōt eo erro kar bōjrak bwe etal im imājur jān aerro bwebwenato.mājur
 Listening to what he said I looked over to the west and saw that the sun was starting to set in the middle of the ocean. P500Iroñjake an kōnono tok im ḷak rōre to ḷọk ñan kapilōñ, ilo an aḷ jino jako ḷọk i buḷōn lọjet.roñjake
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listensHis appearance was like those people who when they talk, everyone listens and believes what they say. P60Epao tokin kain eṇ eaejemjem.aejemjem
listingThe boat is listing.Ejepāpe wa eo.jepāpe
 The boat is listing to other side.Ekōjepewa ḷọk eṇ.jepewa
litHe's very tall. (lit. He's taller than a tall coconut tree.)Eaitok jān kenato.aitok
 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
 Father took a match out of his pants pocket and lit the lamp. P140Jema ekwaḷọk juon mājet jān bōjọọn jedọujij eo an im tile ḷaaṃ eo.bōjọ
 I went inside the cabin and lit the lantern. P533Ideḷọñ ḷọk lowa im tile ḷaṇtōn eo ie.deḷọñ
 So much so that even though he hadn't finished his cigarette, he threw it away and lit up another. P881Joñan, ej jañin kar maat wōt jikka eo kijen ak ejibwe im kadkad to ḷọk eake ak ebar tile juon.eake
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literallyThe sun is eclipsing (literally, bleeding)Ebōtōktōk aḷ.aḷ
 The U.S. fleet came in such huge numbers to the Majuro lagoon that it literally overflowedInej eo an Amedka ear jepekōḷane tok loṃaḷoun Mājro im lutōkḷọk.jepekōḷan
 The storm clouds are so thick and low one can literally touch them. P740Lañ e jej jipeḷḷọke wōt.jipeḷḷọk
litterDon't litter the road.Jab kọkwōpejpeje iaḷ ṇekwōpejpej
 There's litter all around this house.Ettoonon nōbjān ṃwiintōtoon
litteredThe ocean side shore is littered with driftwood.Eaiki likin āninaik
 The ocean side of Jemọ island is littered the most with driftwood.Eaiki tata likin Jemọ.aik
 Newly built canoes littered the lagoon beach of the island..Eakadiki eoon kappein arin āneoakadik
 The ocean side of this islet is littered with driftwood.Ejjokwākwā likin āninjokwā
 The area around the house was littered with pieces of tarps after the troops lived there.Ettabooḷanḷan turin ṃweeṇ ālikin an rūttariṇae ro jokwe ie.taaboḷan
litteringThe 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
littleThe little lad refused to sing because there were lots of girls there.Likao jidikdik eo ear abwin al kōn an lōñ leddik ijo.abwin
 He'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.abwinmake
 She put a little finger on the doll with a piece of cloth.Ear kaaddi-diki (kōṃṃan addi-dikin) tọḷe eo kōn mōttan nuknuk.addi-dik
 It's smaller than my little fingerEdik jān addi-dikū.addi-dik
 Please use chopsticks to serve me a little riceAjiiki tok ṃōk jidik raij.aji
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liveOur body will die but the soul will live foreverĀnbwinnid enaaj mej ak ad enaaj mour indeo.ad
 She'll know, being someone who influences others to live as relatives toward one another.Enaaj jeḷā bwe e ri-kaaerṃwe.aerṃwe
 Those who live on their inherited land have nothing to worry about.Ri-amṇak ejjeḷọk aer inepata.amṇak
 Your body will die but you soul will live foreverEnaaj mej ānbwinniṃ ak aṃ enaaj pād ñan indeo.aṃ
 Our bodies will die and disappear but our souls will live on forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej im jako ak an kein ad renaaj mour wōt ñan indeo.an
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livedThe area around the house was littered with pieces of tarps after the troops lived thereEttabooḷanḷan turin ṃweeṇ ālikin an rūttariṇae ro jokwe ie.taaboḷan
livelyHe's not lively because he's lazy.Ejāmmourur kōn an jowan.jāmmourur
 He is not lively because he's hungry.Ejāmmourur kōn an kwole.jāmmourur
 I am very lively in the morning.Eḷap memourur (emmourur) in jibboñ.memourur
 He's lively.Emmourur.mour
 I had never seen the Boatswain so physically fit and lively. P1194Ij kab kar lo an Bojin eo util.util
liverHe's going to get some liver where they're butchering the pigs.Ej etal in kaaj ijeṇ rej ṃanṃan piik ie.aj
 His liver is shot due to drunkenness.Ejorrāān ajin kōn an ekkadekdek.aj
liversHave the people who're going to get livers leftEnañin etal ke ri-kaaj ro?aj
 Would you like to go with me to get some livers for dinner?Kwokōṇaan ke itok ippa kōjro etal in kaaj tok jālele in jota?aj
livesDedicate your lives to God.Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour kaṇe ami ñan Anij. / Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour ko ami ñan Anij.aje
 Dedicate your lives to God.Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour ko ami ñan Anij.aje
 Is Tony in your house there? .. (You're) assuming he lives hereEpād ke Toni i ṃōṇe? ...Bwe bōta ej jokwe ṃwiinbwe bōta
 He lives mostly in America.Ej jokwe tok wōt Amedka.jokwe
 Don't endanger our lives.Kwōn jab kọuwōtataiki mour kein ad.kauwōtata
livingI'm living on the north side of the island.Ij jokwe i aiknein āninaikne
 There is usually no one living on either end of an island.Ajokḷāin juon āne ekkā wōt an ejjeḷọk armej ej jokwe ie.ajokḷā
 There shouldn't be anybody owning more land than others these days as the living situation has changed.Ej jab aikuj wōr ri-amḷap raan kein kōnke eoktak wāween mour.amḷap
 We feel at home now living on our own land.Jaamṇak kiiō bwe jej jokwe ioon bwidej in ad.amṇak
 Who is living in the small room?Wōn ṇe ej jokwe ilo daṃoḷọk ṇedaṃok
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lizardIf a lizard defecates on your head, you will have good luck.Ñe korap epekat bōraṃ, kwōnaaj jeraaṃṃan.pijek
lizardsThey put lizards on the island and nowadays it's crawling with lizards.Raar kakutiltili āneo im raan kein ekanooj kuktiltil (ikkutiltil).kutiltil
 They put lizards on the island and nowadays it's crawling with lizards.Raar kakutiltili āneo im raan kein ekanooj kuktiltil (ikkutiltil).kutiltil
loadIt took us longer to load them up than it had to offload them since the waves were making the boat sway back and forth even more than before. P747Eruṃwijḷọk ektak jān kar ammān ākto kōn wōt an kar ḷōḷapḷọk ṇo im eḷapḷọk an jepliklik wa eo jān kar ṃoktaeakto
 When the first pile was gone the truck left and brought in another load. P359Ej maat wōt ejouj jab eo ak ebar ettōr āne ḷọk tūrak eo im kanne tok.ejouj
 Load this copra onto that boat.Ektaki waj waini .ektak
 Load the boat to its full capacity.Kwōn kanne wa ṇe im kajoke.jok
 They had to take half a load back because it wouldn’t have fit on the boat. P365Erjel ej aikuj kar kōrọọl jimettanin ḷōut jab eo bwe eban kar maat in uwe.kar
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loadedOnce the boat was in the water, Father and the Boatswain loaded the things they were carrying and paddled over to the Likabwiro. P1267Ke ej dedeḷọk im pād wa in i lọjet, Jema im Bojin eo erro ektaki ḷọk men ko ippāerro im aōṇōṇ meto tak ñan Likabwiro.aōṇōṇ
 The boat is fully loaded.Ejok wa eṇ.jok
 They loaded the boat in a well-balanced way.Jokkun wōt juon aer kar kanne wa eo.jokkun wōt juon
 I have loaded the ship with trade goods (or provisions).Eṃōj kanne wa eo kōn ṃweiukkanne
 The plane was loaded with dignitaries.Ebooḷ baḷuun eo kōn kāājāj.kāājāj
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loadingI’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
 We will start loading tomorrow and getting everything ready.” P248Kōmij jino ektak ilju im kadede ḷọk aolep men.”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
 That boat is loading trade goods.Wa eo eṇ ej ektak ṃweiukektak
 After Father turned off the engine, he and the Boatswain went ashore to look for the Captain so they could start loading up the boat. P340Ṃōjin an Jema kune injin eo, erro Bojin eo wōnāne ḷọk im pukōt Kapen eo bwe ren jino ektak im kanne wa eo.kune
loadsHe is the one who loads copra for the RRE.Ri-ektak waini eo an RRE eṇ.ektak
 It went on like this for four loads until the boat was so packed that nothing else would fit inside. P360Kar āindeo ḷọk im ḷak kein keemān ḷōut, elukkuun wūdañōlñōl wa eo im ban bar kanne ḷọk wōt.emān
loafThe man ate a whole loaf of bread.Ḷeo ear kaiiouk juon pilawā im kañe.iio
 Who's going to slice that loaf?Ewi ri-jiḷait eo bwe en jiḷaiti ḷoob ṇejiḷait
 Would you slice up the loaf so we can have some bread?Kwōn jiḷaiti ḷoob ṇe bwe jen ṃōñājiḷait
 Don't leave the loaf out in the open because it'll get hard.Kwōn jab kajjedwawaik(i) pilawā ṇe bwe enaaj kijñeñe.jejedwawa
loanWhat will be your collateral should I give you the loan?Naaj ta aṃ kōpetaklik ñe inaaj kaṃuriik eok?kōpetaklik
 Can you loan him a dollar?Kwōmaroñ ke kaṃuriik e juon taḷa?ṃuri
loavesThe man went into a room and when he came back out he was holding loaves of bread, already wrapped in brown paper, still warm from the oven. P264Ḷeo edeḷọñ ḷọk ilowaan ruuṃ eo im ḷak diwōj tok ej jibwe ruo ḷoobwin pilawā, eṃōj an limi kōn peba būrawūn, ej ja āindeeo aer māāṇāṇ ke rej kab mat tok.būrawūn
 I put down the bread next to them and then found a tray, a small knife, and handed them over, and the Boatswain took the knife and sliced one of the loaves and we all ate and drank. P269Idoori pilawā ko iturierro innem kwaḷọk tok juon tūre, juon bakbōk im jake ḷọk men ko im Bojin eo ebōk bakbōk eo im jiḷaiti juon iaan ḷoob ko im kōmjel idaak im ṃōñādedoor
 These loaves of bread are all cut in half.Ejjimattantan pilawā .jimattan
 The loaves have been cut in half.Eṃōj kajimettani pilawā .jimattan
 These loaves of bread keep crumbling.Ettipdikdik pilawā .tipdikdik
lobsterWe hunt for lobster by the tilkawor method only on moonless nights.Jej tilkawor wōt ilo buñūn marok.tilkawor
 The fishing for lobster of an inexperienced person.Tilkaworin jaje.tilkawor
lobstersThey went to look for lobsters.Rōmoot in kalwor.kalwor
 It's not good to hunt for lobsters on moonless nights.Enana kawor ilo maroklep.maroklep
 I ate lobsters till I was absolutely full.Iar ṃōñā wor ḷọk oom ṃaalṃaal
localI really like local food. P191Jelukkuun ijoḷ ṃōñāin aelōñ kein.ijoḷ
 Don't fail to conribute to the general welfare of your local communityJipjipañ wōt doon.jipañ
 That island is full of local produceEjuure āneeṇ kōn ṃōñā in Ṃajōḷjijuurore
 He came from the west end of the island a few days ago, on the local boat.” P126Ear itok jān kapin aelōñ in raan ko ḷọk, ioon wa e waan aelōñ in.”kapi-
 I almost couldn’t bend over—I was so full—but didn’t feel nearly as good as I would if I were eating local Marshallese food. P391Iwātin ban jillọk joñan an ḷap mat, ak iḷak eñjaake ippa ej jab eṃṃanin mour wōt ñe ikar ṃōñā kōkanin aelōñ kein.ṃōṃan
locateḶōlwōj's watching birds to locate their roost is quite thorough.Akadein Ḷōlwōj ebwe an tiljek.akade
 It's best to watch birds at twilight to locate their roost Eṃṃan tata akadein jotaḷọk.akade
 The bird watchers are over there under the breadfruit tree to locate where the birds are roosting.Ri-akade ro raṇ iuṃmwin eṇ.akade
 It's best to watch birds alight to locate their roosts when the sun is setting.Eṃṃan tata akajok ilo an jotaḷọk.akajok
 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
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locatedSchools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.eoḷōpa-
 Schools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.joonjo
 Rālik is the name of the islands located to the west in the sea of the Marshalls, and Ratak of those to the east. S1Rālik ej etan aelōñ ko rej ekkar iturilik ilo meto in Ṃajeḷ, im Ratak ej ñan ko rej ekkar iturear.kōkar
 Usually they are located where the dispensary is. S24Ekkā aer pād ijo iṃōn taktō eo ej pād ie.kōkā
 Schools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.lik
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locatingDid you watch the birds locating their roost?Kwaar akadeik ke bao ko?akade
 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
locationChoose trees that are good for picking green coconuts and note their location.Jedkā im lali erki wōt ni in entak kein.jedkā
 Please determine our location in so far as you are able.Kwōj ja kaijikmeto tok ñan kōjro bwe kwōjeḷā.kajikmeto
 The canoe had to determine its location after it had to furl it sail and drift with the rain squall.Wa eo ear aikuj kaijikmeto ālikin an kar po im peḷọk ippān utọr eo.kajikmeto
 I determined our nautical location a while ago and we are already close to the island. P844Ikar kaijikmeto kōkein ḷọk im jej epaake wōt aelōñ eo.kaijikmeto
 The weatherman is scanning the skies and waves to let us know our location.Ri-meto eo eṇ ej kaijikmeto tok ñan kōj bwe jen jeḷā ia in jepād ie.kaijikmeto
lockDo you have a lock?Eor ke aṃ ḷakḷak
 Lock the house then (when you leave.)Kwōn kab ḷake ṃōṇeḷak
lockedHe's being independent until he gets locked up in the calaboose.Ej anemkwōjḷọk ñan ñe edeḷọñ ilo kalbuuj.anemkwōj
 I missed when they were locked in combat.Iruṃwij jān aerro bab.bab
 After he locked it, we turned down the lamp and disembarked. P142Ṃōjin an ḷake bọọk eo kōṃro kadikḷọk ḷaaṃ eo im to āneḷọkto
lockerThat locker isn't standing straight.Enana jellen ḷōkar eṇ.jellen
 Look for a carpenter to make the locker.Pukottok juon kaaṃtō bwe en kaaṃtōik ḷakōr ṇekaaṃtō
LoeaakʻsThe people on Loeaak's canoe signaled to the rest of the fleet to get ready for battle.Ruwa eo waan Ḷoeaak rejubwijiḷọk inej eo.jubwij
logHe laid the boards up against the log.Ear kowawaik ko ioon kein ni eo.kowawa
 The skin of this fish is tied over the opening of a hollow log. S11Kilin ek in ej ellok ṇa imejān juon ṃōttan wōjke rot ṇe me ewōr lowaan.lowa
 The log was washed ashore.Raar ḷukut ānetak kājokwā eo.ḷukut
loinTrukese used to wear loin clothsRiRuk rōkein kaḷkaḷ etto.kaḷkaḷ
loiteringHe missed the boat because of his loitering aroundEruṃwij jān wa eo kōn an ṃōṃadṃad (eṃṃadṃad).ṃad
LōktañūrIt'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
lollipopHe just kept licking the lollipop.Ear bajjek daṃdiṃwij ḷọḷe eo.daṃdeṃ
 Don't lick that lollipop cause it's dirty.Jab daṃwij ḷọḷe ṇe bwe etoon.daṃdeṃ
lonelierShe's lonelier than you are.Eajjimakekeḷọk jān kwe.ajjimakeke
lonelinessThe woman is crying and shows her loneliness.Kọrā eo ej jañ im kōjjeraṃōlṃōl.jeraṃōl
lonelyWe feel poor and lonely because we don't have people around.Āinwot jejeraṃōl kōn an ejjeḷọk armej.jeraṃōl
 He has become more lonely since his mother died.Ejeraṃōl ḷọk wōt ālkin an an mej jinen.jeraṃōl
 After his mother's death he became very lonely.Eḷak mej jinen jāne elukkuun jeraṃōl.jeraṃōl
lonerHe's a loner the most in working.Eajerrā tata ilo jerbal.ajerre
 Don't be a loner or you might go insane.Kwōn jab ajjimakeke bwe kwōnaaj wūdeakeak.ajjimakeke
lonesomeHe is lonesome for his wife who is gone on a trip.Ejañinuwaade tok kōrā eo ippān bwe emootḷọk.jañnuwaad
 I am lonesome for you.Ij jañnuwaade tok eok.jañnuwaad
longHow long is she going to iron?Ej aen ḷọk ñan ñāātaen
 How long are you going to keep looking for driftwood?Kwōj kaaikḷọk ñan ñāātaik
 These things here are more thick and long than those over there.Eaiḷḷip ḷọk men kein jān men kākaṇ.aiḷip
 How long will the tornado season last?Ej aire ḷọk ñan ñāātaire
 One can easily pick out from a crowd those who wear long dressesRi-kaaitoktok nuknuk rōban peljo.aitok
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longerHis preaching was longer than yours.Eaetokḷọk an kwaḷọk jān kwe.aetok
 He made the canoe longer.Ḷeeṇ ear kaaetokḷọk wa eṇ.aetok
 It took us longer to load them up than it had to offload them since the waves were making the boat sway back and forth even more than before. P747Eruṃwijḷọk ektak jān kar ammān ākto kōn wōt an kar ḷōḷapḷọk ṇo im eḷapḷọk an jepliklik wa eo jān kar ṃoktaeakto
 When the Navy no longer needed this ship, they gave it to a Marshallese person who was working with them at the time. P5Ṃōjin aer aikuji wa in Navy ro rōkar leḷọk ñan juon ri-Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal ippāer ilo iien eo.iien
 If we boil it longer it becomes jekṃai (coconut syrup). S19Elañe eto ḷọk wōt ad kōmatte enaaj waḷọk jekōṃai.jekṃai
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longestLet's see who can stand on his hands the longest.Lale wōn in eto an ju.ju
long-windedHis speeches are long-winded.Ekaṃṃōkṃōk an jipij.ṃōk
lookGo look for some kaijo plants for us.Kwōn kaaijo tok arro.aijo
 Let's go and look for cedar driftwood.Jen etal in kaaik.aik
 Remember to look for some driftwood for us.Kab kaaiktok arro.aik
 "Look up to the frigate bird" is a Marshallese proverb. (It means to follow and respect the traditional chief.)"Jede ak eō" ej juon iaan jabōn kōnnaan ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.ak
 They look like they're the type who catch mullet.Einwōt baj tipen ri-kaakōr men raṇ.akōr
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lookedThe 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 looked so obvious that I didn't have any problem noticing you standing there.Alikkarūṃ ṇaijo ke ij reiwaj wōt im jeḷā ke kwe eo.alikkar
 I heard a noise and looked over to where I thought it had come from. P1039Iroñ ainikien eo im ḷak lukkuun alluwaḷọke ḷọk ijo ej itok jāne.alluwaḷọk
 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
 When he spoke it looked like he was smoking because the rice had just come off the fire and was still steaming. P380Eḷak kōnono āinwōt ej kōbaatat ke raij eo ej kab ato jān kijeek im ej baatat wōt.ato
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lookingI saw him looking uninterested and heading that away.Eñeo ear abōblepwaj wōt ijeṇeṇe waj.abōblep
 My 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
 People are attracted to them because they're always looking out for others as relatives.Rej kañaltok armej kōn aer aerṃweṃwe.aerṃwe
 They're looking for arrowroot stalks in the interior of the island.Erraṇ rej kaaetōktōk eọọj.aetōktōk
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looking forThe boy you were looking for is here by me.Ḷaddik eo kwōj pukote e ieñe ije.ieñe
lookoutThey kept a lookout on the house before raiding it.Raar jede ṃweo ṃokta jān aer deḷọñe.jedjed
 A lookout for planes. Airplane spotter.Rijjāāl baḷuun.jejāāl
looksThat boy looks like the stubborn type.Āinwōt baj tipen ḷaddik abōblep men ṇeabōblep
 It looks like an index finger belonging to a Marshallese.Einwōt baj tipen addikọọtotin ri-Ṃajeḷ.addi-kọọtot
 He sure looks like a trouble maker.Lukkuun paotokin ri-airwaro men eṇ.airuwaro
 He looks after a child well.Eṃṃan an kaajjiriri.ajri
 What’s the story? It looks like you are getting ready; is the forecast good?” P429Ta ennaan? Āinwōt koṃ pojak bajjek, eṃṃan bween ke?”bwe
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looseEvery time she wears her hair loose on her back I nearly go out of my mind.Eḷak aleak eitōn tūṃ ḷōmṇakaleak
 She naturally wears her hair loose on her back so provocatively.Kar baj ri-aleak wōt.aleak
 You should wear your hair loose on your back because it is becoming on you.Kwōn aleak bwe ekōkōjaiji eok.aleak
 Don't wear your hair loose on your back to the church because the parson will scold you.Kwōn jab aleakḷọk ñan ṃōnjar eṇ bwe ri-kaki eṇ enaaj lu eok.aleak
 The old lady made her daughter wear her hair loose on her back and took her to the chief.Leḷḷap eo ear kaaleake ledik eo nejin im bōkḷọk ñan irooj eo.aleak
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looselyYou tied the rope loosely.Ebooḷoḷ aṃ kar lukwōj to eo.booḷoḷ
 Your clothing fits you loosely.Epidtoto nuknuk ṇe aṃ.pidtoto
LoosenLoosen the screw.Kabooḷoḷ jikūru ṇebooḷoḷ
 Loosen your shoestring.Jeḷate korak in juuj ṇejaḷjaḷ
loosenedSo the Boatswain pulled up the mast and loosened the tether on the sail and we set sail. P1299Bojin eo ejujen tōbtōb ḷọk ippān kaju eo im jeḷat toon jerak eo im jino jerak.jaḷjaḷ
 The boat's anchor could not be loosened from the reef.Epen an jo añkō eo an wa eo jān wōd eo.jo
lootedHis store was looted last night.Rōropāje ṃōn wia eo an boñ.ropāj
LordThe Lord of Hosts as described in the Bible.Anij in Inelep eo einwōt an kōmlōt ilo Baibōḷ.Anij in Inelep
 The spirit of the Lord of Hosts is upon us all in great abundance.Ebuñleplep jitbōn Anij in Inelep ioodwōj.Anij in Inelep
 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.Kwōn jab ba pata etan aṃ Irooj.ba pata
 Thou shalt not take in vain the name of the Lord thy God, for the Lord will never forgive one who takes his name in vain. S5Kwōn jab ba pata etan Jeova aṃ Anij; bwe Jeova ejāmin joḷọk ruōn eo ej ba pata etan.ba pata
 Thou shalt not take in vain the name of the Lord thy God, for the Lord will never forgive one who takes his name in vain. S5Kwōn jab ba pata etan Jeova aṃ Anij; bwe Jeova ejāmin joḷọk ruōn eo ej ba pata etan.ba pata
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LordʻsSee you in January if my health's OK and it's the Lord's will.Lo eok Jānwōde ñe eṃṃan mōur im ankilaan Irooj.ankilaa-
loseMaybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hookBōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇeatad
 I won't lose, I'll catch up.Iban luuj bwe inaaj bōktak.bōktak
 Fellas, because we are getting older we are starting to lose our vision,” the Captain said. P1245Ḷōṃare kōn ad bwijwōḷāḷọk jejino pilo,” eba.bwijwoḷā
 Our team is going to lose again. P466Enaaj luuj de juon alen kumi eo arro.de
 What makes them lose their land right status.Ta eo ear kajipọkweik er jān bidej ko aer?jipọkwe
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losesHe always loses at poker.Elluujuj ḷeeṇ ilo pile.luuj
losingI am impatient because my team keeps losing.Eḷap atebar kōn an luujḷọk wōt tiim e .atebar
 He's an "icebox" (he causes losing).Ekalluujuj.luuj
 The coconut tree is losing its leaves because it was singed by the fire.Eṃōd ni eo kōn an kar aerar.ṃōd
 Our team has been losing ever since we lost you as pitcher.” P467Kwaar jako jān aṃ pijja innem unin an kumi eo arro kar luuj.”pijja
lossAs a result of their defeat in battle and loss of royal status, they lost all their land.Kōn aer kar jipọkwe, raar kaliaik er.kalia
lostWait till it's lost its way before breaking out the aḷeḷeKoṃwin kōttar an ajilowōd im aḷeḷeiki.ajilowōd
 Have you seen that lost chickenEnañin aloklok ke bao eo ear jako.aloklok
 The person who worked on a canoe to make it sail fast got lost at sea.Ri-an wa eo epeḷọk.an
 I had only a glimpse of John before I lost sight of him for good.Animrokan Jọọn wōt eo ak ijab bar loe.animroka-
 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
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lotThe ocean side of his land had a lot of abḷajtiñ plants.Eabḷajtiiñḷamjako likin ṃweo iṃōn.abḷajtiiñ
 The current that flows north in that area is a lot greaterAeniñeañḷọkin tujab eṇ ebwe an kakijoñjoñ.aeniñeañḷọk
 A lot of them were almost all up and down the length of our boat. P999Elōñ iaer reitan aetokaer wōt wa eo waammān.aetok
 There's a lot of fighting at the club.Eḷap airuwaro ilo kuḷab eṇ.airuwaro
 Do you all have a lot of scrap?” the chief asked. P243Iba eḷap jọkpej eṇ amieañ?” irooj eo ekajjitōk.ami
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LọtoThere are more huts on Lọto island than on Piepe island.Eajjuriḷọk Lọto jān Piepe.ajjuur
 This is the anbwe at the lagoon side of Lọto IsletAnbwein arin Lọto men in.anbwe
lotsThere were lots of experts in dynamiting during Japanese times.Ebooḷ ṇakṇōkin ri-abba raar itok ilo iien Jepaan ko.abba
 There are lots of apples on that table over there.Eabōḷe eoon tebōḷ uweo.abōḷ
 The little lad refused to sing because there were lots of girls there.Likao jidikdik eo ear abwin al kōn an lōñ leddik ijo.abwin
 There are lots of giant clam shells on the beach of this island.Eḷap wōt an adede arin āninaded
 The lagoon side of the main island of Mili has lots of surgeonfish.Eaelmeeje arin eooneneen Mile.aelmeej
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loudDon't mumble but speak out loud and tell us what you think.Koṃwin jab alñūrñūr ak koṃwin kwaḷọk ami ḷōmṇakalñūrñūr
 They got drunk and sang high and loud.Rōkadek em būḷake al eo.būḷak
 The wind was so strong that I had to yell really loud for him to hear me. P576Ikar kakkōt laṃōj kōn an dejeñjeñ ḷọk kōto eo.dejeñ
 The explosion was so loud it was nearly deafening.Joñan an peran jañin baaṃ eo ekiōk pedañwūjñwūj.pedañwūjñwūj
 The noise of the gun is loud.Eḷap an peran ainikien bu eo.peran
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loud-coloredYou have a loud-colored shirtErōōj wūnokan jōōt ṇe aṃ.wūno
louderIt's louder than the whisper of a child.Eḷḷaaj jān ajjinonin ajiri.ajjinono
loudlyWhat are they doing to that boy that he's crying so loudly?Rej itene ḷadik eṇ ke eḷap an jañ?itene
 Don't talk too loudly.Kwōn kōkadikdik aṃ ekkonono.kadikdik
 Don't laugh so loudly because they are sleeping.Koṃwin jab tōtōñ (ettōñ) leea bwe rej kiki.leea
 He wept loudly when he heard his father had died.Eḷap an kar liṃō ke ej roñ ke emej jemān.liṃō
louseThe louse snapped when squashed.Enoññoḷọk kij eo.noñ
louverInstall that louver which fell off.Kwōn kōḷaak kājōjō ṇe ewōtlọk.kājōjō
louversWhen are you going to put the louvers on that window?Kwōnaaj ḷubōre ñāāt wūntō ṇeḷubōr
loveTheir (two) mutual love of one another inspired me to do likewise.Aerro iọkwe doon ekōṃṃan waanjoñak eṃṃan ñan ñaaerro
 The sound of your voice lulls my soul to sleep. (words from a love song).Ainikiōṃ ekakiiki .ainikie-
 It's hard for someone who constantly hates others to love themEpen an ri-akkōjdatdat iọkwe armej.akkōjdat
 Drunks love to sing love songs also.Eṃṃan alin ṃaina ippān ri-kadek.alin ṃaina
 Drunks love to sing love songs also.Eṃṃan alin ṃaina ippān ri-kadek.alin ṃaina
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lovedI loved their singing but the thing is the sounds seemed so distant.Eṃṃan roñjake aer al ak men eo, eokkwaad.kokwaad
lovelyThat's a lovely houseEṃ ṃōṃanṃōn (eṃṃanṃōn) men eṇ.ṃōṃan
loverShe's using her deceased husband's money to get in good with her lover.Ej anbōro kōn jāān ko an ḷeo pāleen emej.anbōro
 He's having her as a secret lover.Ej batini lieṇ.batin
 Your husband has a lover everywhere he goes.Ellolo ḷeen riiṃ.lelolo
loversThey are secret lovers.Erro ej batin.batin
lovesickThose that lie and put their arms on their foreheads show that they are lovesick.Aolep ro rej eoonpālōñ rej kwaḷọk ke rōkelọk.eoonpālōñ
lowI couldn’t understand what he was saying because he was talking in a low voice. P976Ij jab meḷeḷe ta ko ekar ba kōn an dik ainikien.ainikie-
 We thought the tide was low but when we got to the opening it was still high tide.Kōmbaab epāāt ak kōm ḷak etal ñan mejje eo ej tūkōk wōt.baab
 The smell of the sea is all over the place because the low tideEḷap an būbjetjet (ibbwijetjet) kōn an pāāt.būbjetjet
 The smell of reef is all over the place because it's low tideEbbwilwōdwōd tok kōn an pāāt.būbwilwōdwōd
 I walked to that small islet during low tideIar etal iene ke ej pāāt ñan āneṇetal iene
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lowerKindly check out the lower sides of my back.Kwōn ṃōk kaaeoik .aeo
 Go lower the coconut-frond mat for her.Etal im dọuk ḷọk jeinae eṇ ñanededọdo
 Please lower (close) the window because it's raining in.Komaroñ ke dọuk wūnto ṇe bwe etọ tok?dedọdo
 Lower that pole.Kwōn dọuk bwā ṇededọdo
 There is one high school—and a few lower schools—in the Marshall Islands as of 1965. S9Ewōr juon aijikuuḷ kab jejjo jikuuḷ jiddik ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷjikuuḷ
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lowestThat's the one who speaks the lowest in volume.Ajjinono tata an kōnono eo ṇeajjinono
 He's the lowest student in his class.Ej make wōt ḷolaḷ ilo kilaaj eṇ an.ḷo-
 It's absolutely the lowest possible tide.Ejej wōt rojin.roj
lubricatedHas it been lubricated?Eor ke kajjirin?jijir
luckWhy are we having such bad luck?” P729Etke jen baj jerata wōt.”baj
 Best of luck to you all.” P1293Jeraaṃṃan ñan koṃ.”jeraaṃṃan
 Well good luck to you all,” the chief said. P245Koṃjeel jeraaṃṃan wōt,” irooj eo eba.jeraaṃṃan
 What brings you bad luck?Ta ṇe ear kōjerataik eok?jerata
 Don't come on this trip or you will bring bad luck.Jab itok ilo tūreep e bwe konaj kajonaiki.jona
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luckierYou're luckier than I am in terms of owning much more land.Eḷap aṃ amṇakḷọk jān ñaamṇak
luckyWe're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.Eban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.aejek
 It's lucky and our fate to see each other again.Jide im anilen bwe jen bar lo doon.anilen
 He was very lucky when he went fishing.Ear kanooj jeraaṃṃan ilo an kar āñwōdjeraaṃṃan
 He was lucky to get the job.Ejide im bōk jerbal eo.jide
 S/he's one of those lucky peopleJuon ṇe ri-kajjidede.jide
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luggingHe was lugging his trunk when I saw him.Ej ajjibanbane kōbañ eo an ke ij loe.ajjibanban
 Where are you lugging that case of beer to?Kwōj ajjibanbaneḷọk keejin pia ṇe ñan ia?ajjibanban
LukeThe Book of Luke presents the genealogy of Jesus.Bok in Luk ej kwaḷọk menmenbwij an Jisōs.menmenbwij
lullsThe sound of your voice lulls my soul to sleep. (words from a love song).Ainikiōṃ ekakiiki .ainikie-
lumberThe school construction lumber is on its way here on the field trip ship.Aḷaḷin ekkal ko an jikuuḷ rej itok wōt ioon piiḷtūreep eo tok.aḷaḷ
 Who supplied you with lumber as you didn't have any before?Wōn ṇe ekaaḷaḷe eok ke ekar ejjeḷọk aṃ ṃōṃkajaḷaḷ
 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
 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
 Could you measure the lumber and find out how many inches?Kwomaroñ ke iniji tok aetokan aḷaḷ e?inij
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lumpsLook for the kind of breadfruit tree that doesn't have lots of lumps.Kappok rot eṇ ej jab bwijuwewe.bwijuwe
lunaticThe lunatic shrieked all day long until nightfall.Bwebwe eo ear kōkeilọk aolepān raan eo ḷọk ooṃ eboñ.kōkeilọk
LunaticʻsLunatic's house.Iṃōn rūbwebwe.bwebwe
lunchWhen we were done eating lunch, I washed the dishes and scrubbed the bits of rice and corned beef from the deck. P384Ke ej dedeḷọk ṃōñāin raelep, ikarreoiki kein ṃōñā ko im waateeke ioon wa eo jān ṃōraṃrōṃin raij kab būbrarrarin kọọnpiip.būrar
 Is one dollar enough for your lunch?Ebwe ke juon taḷa ñan aṃ ṃōñein raelep?bwe
 They are still there under the breadfruit tree where we had our lunch.Rej pād wōt ijo iuṃwin ijo jaar ṃōñā ie.ijo
 They made jekōbwa for lunch.Rar jekōbwa ṃōñā in raelep.jekōbwa
 Son, can you make us some rice for lunch,” Father called to me as they left with the lumber. P366Nejū e, kōmatte jidik adeañ ṃōñāin raelep raij,” Jema ekkūr tok ke erjel ej etal kōn aḷaḷ ko.nāji-
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LureLure that shark here so we can spear it.Kwōn ane tok pako eṇ bwe jen dibōje.anan
 When we reached the ocean side of the reef stretching eastward, a tuna so big it would require two men to carry it leapt at the lure and was firmly hooked. P1302Ke kōmmān kar tōpar likin tōkā eo tak ḷọk, ekā tak juon ajbōkruo im pen.ajbōkruo
LurōkHe didn't go with them because he was as cowardly as Lurōk, who got fired from their team.Ear jab āñini ippāer kōnke ej tōḷọk pikōt āinwōt Lurōk eo raar kupiiki jān kumi eo aer. tōḷọk
lusciousThat ripe pandanus looks luscious.Ekaijoḷjoḷ tok bōb eṇ.kaijoḷjoḷ
 That ripe pandanus is the most luscious.Kaijoḷjoḷ tata bōb eṇ.kaijoḷjoḷ
lustThe well-known lust within the Ri-Ṃae clan.Aelellọḷin jowi eṇ an Ri-Ṃae.aelellaḷ
 Control your lust before it ruins you.Kwōjab aelellaḷ bwe kwōnāj jorrāān.aelellaḷ
 Lust is a mortal sin.Jerọwiwiin mej ḷōñjerọwiwiin mej
 Don't lust.Kwōn jab ḷōñḷōñ
lyingDon't always be lying down if you don't want to grow old fast.Kwōn jab alebabu bwe kwōnaaj ḷōḷḷap ṃōkajalebabu
 You're always lying downEḷap aṃ bōbabubu (ebbabubu).babu
 That's my bunk you're lying onBañ eo ṇe ippaṃ.bañ
 The soldier is lying in ambush.Rūttariṇae eo ej buñ-pedo im apād.buñ-pedo
 How long have I been lying down?” the Captain didn’t ask Father specifically, but just asked. P1227Ewi toon kar babu?” Kapen eo ejab uwaake Jema ak ebaj kajjitōk.ewi
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