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macheteThe machete is at the bottom of that coconut tree.Jāje eo eṇ idipin ni eṇ.dāpi-
 His machete is very sharp.Eḷap an ekkañ jāje eṇ an.jāje
 Cut a coconut frond for me with a machete.Jājeik tok juon kimej.jāje
 The sharp edge of the machete is turned up.Jāje eo ej jitlōñ ḷọk mejān.jitlōñ
 I can slash you with this machete.Imaroñ kabwili eok kōn jāje e.kabwil
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machetesI gave the four of them their machetes.Iaar liḷọk jāje ko aerjeañ.aerjeañ
 This canoe has lots of machetes in it right now.Eḷap an jejājeje (ejjājeje) wa in kiiō.jāje
 Let's go look for kōñe wood that we can shape to attach onto the handles of our machetes.Kōjro itōn kakōñetok arro kein jure jāje kein arro.kōñe
machetteThe machette broke in half as I was cutting down the kōñe tree (Pemphis acidula) with it.Ejeblọk jāje eo ke ij juok kōñe eo kake.jeblọk
machineThe shuttle in my sewing machine is busted.Ejorrāān booj in mejiin e .booj
 Washing machine.Injinin kwaḷkoḷ.injin
mackeralThey are throwing nets at the school of mackeral on the lagoon side.Ettōū eo eṇ rej kad ṇa iaar.kadkad
mackerelThe lagoon beach is teeming with mackerel.Edoom tōū eṇ i ar.doom
 One of the men who went fishing for mackerel has returned.Juon iaan ri-kattōū ro ear rooltok.ettōū
 They were fishing for mackerel.Raar kattōū.ettōū
 I don’t see what’s so delicious about rice or bread with canned mackerel.” P334Ij jab lo ta ṇe ennọ ilo raij kab pilawā im jeṃṃa.”jeṃṃa
 Mackerel is good when only slightly cooked.Ennọ koubub ṃōlṃōlkoubub
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madI was mad because he gave me the finger.Illu kōn an kar addi-eoḷape .addi-eoḷap
 He’s mad because they say he’s just a kid.Ellu kōnke rej ba e boea wōt.boea
 He's mad because they say he's still just a kid.Ellu kōnke rej ba ej boea wōt.boea
 He always curses when he's mad.Aolep iien ej jinjin ñe ej illu.jinjin
 The old man got mad and swore at the children.Ellu ḷōḷḷap eo im jinjini ajri ro.jinjin
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madeThey made a harbor on the lagoon side of the island.Raar abaiki arin āneoaba
 What made him decline the offer?Ta eṇ ekabōbe?abōb
 My looking at her out of the corner of my eye made her nervous.Addikdū ekōṃṃan an abṇōṇō.addikdik
 What made you so dripping wet?Ta ṇe ekaaeṇake eok?aeṇak
 His unpreparedness made him hesitant.An japojak ekaaepādpāde.aepedped
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madlyShe and I are madly in love.Kōṃro lieṇ lukkuun bwil ippān doon.bwil
maggotsThat preserved breadfruit is full of maggots.Eḷap an likaakrake bwiro ṇelikaakrak
 The fish had maggots.Elikaakrak ek eo.likaakrak
magicHe knows how to make magic.Ejeḷā anijnij.anijnij
 I was amazed by the magic trick performed by the magician.Iar kanooj bwilōñ kōn jibai eo ri-jibai eo.jibai
 Tell him to perform a magic trick for you.Kwōn ba en jibai ñan eok.jibai
 Her black magic at making someone amicable is quite powerful.Ekajoor anjin-wōlboin.anjin-wōlbo
 If he didn't catch any fish, black magic has been put on him.Ñe ejerata alikkar ke eṃōj bōkjān koṇan.bōkjān koṇa-
magicallyHe's been magically empowered with the ability to keep sharks at bay.Eṃōj anjin-pakoiki bwe en jab mijak.anjin-pako
magicianThe spiritual power of a great black magician.Abōnān ṇakṇōkabōn
 I was amazed by the magic trick performed by the magician.Iar kanooj bwilōñ kōn jibai eo ri-jibai eo.jibai
 Let's wait for the magician to perform.Jen kōttar an rijọubwe eṇ rojak.ri-jọubwe
 He went to have the black magician make him have sex appeal.Eaar etal bwe ri-anijnij eo en anjin-wōlboiki.anjin-wōlbo
 The black magician to make people win contests committed suicide.Ri-anjin-wōlbo eo ear kilaba.anjin-wōlbo
magistrateHe has been magistrate of this atoll for a long time.Eto an joonjo ilo aelōñ in.joonjo
 Who made him magistrate?Wōn en ear kajoonjoiki?joonjo
magnetWould you pick up the needle that fell into the hole with the magnet.Kwōmaroñ ke jitūūli nitōḷ eo ear wōtlọk ilo rọñ e.jitūūl
 Find a magnet so that can pick up the needle that fell into that hole.Kwōn kajitūūl tok bwe jen jitūūli nitōḷ eo ekar wotlọk ilo rọñ eṇ.jitūūl
 The needle has been picked by the magnet.Nitōḷ eo eṇ eṃōj jitūūli.jitūūl
 Pick up those nails with the magnet.Ṃakneete dila kaṇ.ṃakneet
maidservantThou shalt not covet they neighbor’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s. S5Kwōn jab ankoṇak iṃōn ri-turuṃ, kwōn jab ankoṇak lio pāleen ri-turuṃ, jaab karejeran ṃaan, jaab karejeran kōrā, jaab an kau, jaab an aj, jaab men ko jabdewōt an ri-turuṃ.aṇokṇak
 Thou shalt not covet they neighbor’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s. S5Kwōn jab ankoṇak iṃōn ri-turuṃ, kwōn jab ankoṇak lio pāleen ri-turuṃ, jaab karejeran ṃaan, jaab karejeran kōrā, jaab an kau, jaab an aj, jaab men ko jabdewōt an ri-turuṃ.turu-
 Thou shalt not covet they neighbor’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s. S5Kwōn jab ankoṇak iṃōn ri-turuṃ, kwōn jab ankoṇak lio pāleen ri-turuṃ, jaab karejeran ṃaan, jaab karejeran kōrā, jaab an kau, jaab an aj, jaab men ko jabdewōt an ri-turuṃ.karejar
mailLet's go see if we got mail at the post office.Kōjro tōn kōlōta ilo iṃōn lōta eṇ.lōta
mainThe lagoon side of the main island of Mili has lots of surgeonfish.Eaelmeeje arin eooneneen Mile.aelmeej
 Let's sail up to the main islandJero jerak ḷọk ñan bōran aelōñin.bōran aelōñ
 Should we sail to that island and fill up our water container before heading to the main island?” P1213Iba eṃṃan ñe jeañ tar āne waj im teiñi kōb ṇe adeañ ṃokta jān ad itaḷọk wōt ñan eoonene.”eoonene
 What are we going to do when we get to the main island?” I asked him. P1332Kōjro naaj et ñe jetōpar eoonene?” ikar kajjitōk ippān.eoonene
 The people from the main islet of Majuro are fewer than the people of Teḷap.Eietḷọk ri-eoonene in Mājro jān ri-Teḷap.eoonene
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maintenanceWhen are you going to do maintenance on this boat?Kwōnaaj tọọke ñāāt wa in?tọọk
 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
MājeejThe wrestler from Mājeej won the wrestling match.Ri-eotaak eo jān Mājeej eaar wiin.eotaak
MājejMen of Mājej Island are famous tap dancers.Ṃōṃaanin Mājej rej make wōt ṃōkade ilo jurbak.jurbak
 The Mājej performers were the most skillful tap dancers of them all.Kumi in ikkure eo jān Mājej uñkipden tata aer jurbak.uñkipden
majorThe major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16Aolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.kakōḷḷe
 Major diseases such as polio and tuberculosis have all come from foreign countries. S7Nañinmej ko rōḷḷap rej aolep itok jān aelōñ in pālle, ainwōt polio kab tiipi.nañinmej
MājroParrotfish from the ocean side of Kāmeej-eṇ (Mājro tract).Alworin likin Kāmeej-eṇ.alwor
 All congregations of the United Church of Christ meet in Mājro every two years.Aolep eklejia ko an Jarin Radik Doon ilo Ṃajōḷ rej kwelọk aolep ḷọkin juon iiō ilo Mājro.eklejia
 Grass skirts made in Ebon are better than the ones made in Mājro.Eṃṃan ḷọk in in Epoon jān Mājro.in
MajruoThere are more flying fish at Arno than at Majruo.Ejojoeḷọk Arṇo jān Mājro.jojo
MajuroThe water from the ground wells at Majuro is potable.Aebōj-laḷin Mājro ennọ kobbaer.aebōj-laḷ
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aelōñ
 Majuro grows more Aelōñkein bananas than Utrik.Eaelōñkeini ḷọk Mājro jān Utrōk.Aelōñ-kein
 I abhor her because she was the one with the yaws in Majuro sometime back.Idike lieṇ bwe ri-bakke eo ilo kar Mājro eṇ.bakke
 The lagoon shore of Majuro is very rocky.Eḷap an barbare arin Mājro.bar
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MajuroʻsMajuro's fish are tasty.Iken Mājro reouwi.ek
makeYou be the one to make her tuck in under her arms for us.Kwōn rūabjājeiktok ñan kōjro.abjāje
 People who are shy will never make itRūabje rōban tōprak.abje
 What is he doing to make the girls shy?Ta eṇ ej kaabje ledik raṇ kaake?abje
 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
 Your procrastination will make you sorry.Aepādpādiṃ enaaj kōjerataiki eok.aepedped
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makerThe statue maker put fingers on President Johnson's statue.Ri-kōṃṃan ekjab eo ear kōṃṃan addiin ekjab eo ekjabin Būreejtōn Jọọnjen.addi
 He sure looks like a trouble maker.Lukkuun paotokin ri-airwaro men eṇ.airuwaro
 The bread maker.Ri-iiōk pilawā.iiōk
 He's the expert soup maker.Ri-juub eo ṇejuub
makersThey're the thatch makers.Ri-kaaj men raṇ.aj
 They are the rice ball makers.Ri-bobo raij ro raṇ.bobo
 Women of Likiep are renowned makers of fan handicraft.Kōrein Likiep rej make wōt jeḷā āj deel amiṃōṇo. kōrā
makesThe coolness I get at this spot makes me want to stay.Aeṃōḷoḷoū ṇa ijin ekōṃṃan abwin etal.aeṃōḷoḷo
 What makes the current here flow westward?Etke rōkaaetoik ijin?aeto
 He makes the tastiest aikiu food.Ri-aikiu eo ennọ tata an iiọk ṇeaikiu
 You know, it’s like how the planes are flying above this island all the time, the noise makes me want to go crazy.” P199Dedeen ke eḷak ekkāke baḷuun i mejatoto ioon aelōñ in, jeitan wūdeakeak kōn ainikiier.”ainikie-
 What makes him walk with a limp?Ta eṇ ekaajjukubi an etetal?ajjukub
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makingYou like making girls shy.Kwe rūkabjeik leddik.abje
 Stop making that girl shy.Kwōn jab kaabjeik ledik ṇeabje
 Who is making the boy so shy?Wōn eṇ ej kabjeiki ḷadik eṇ?abje
 What's making her/him so uninterested?Ta eṇ ej kaabōblepe?abōblep
 They're making them noisy.Rej kaaeñwāwāik er.aeñwāñwā
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maleTitle of male in ātōk rank.Ḷeātōktōkātōk
 Whenever we have male children, they are iepjaḷḷọk because they always stay with the wife's family.Ñe ej wōr nejid laddik rej iep jaḷḷọk kōnke ekkā wōt aer naaj ḷoor kōrā ro ippāer.iep jaḷḷọk
malignantHer womb is malignant.Ejorrāān jikin niñniñ eṇ an.jikin niñniñ
 She has a malignant placentaEkaamijak pej eṇ pijin lieṇ.pej
malingeringHe's malingering.Ej riab nañinmej bwe en kona.kona
 Where are going with your malingering?Kwōj riab nañinmej ḷọk ñan ia?riab nañinmej
malletThe judge got mad and pounded the mallet on his desk.Jāj eo ellu im ḷwūji eoon tebōḷ eo an.ḷwūj
 Did you use our mallet?Kwaar kōjerbale ke ḷwūj eo arro?ḷwūj
manStop pretending you're a white man.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kari-aelōñin pālleik eok.aelōñin pālle
 Man, you're drenched to the skin.Baj aeṇakūṃ ḷeaeṇak
 Ok, for now I’m going to wander over to that boat and find out what’s going on,” the old man said. P133Ekwe ij ja ajādik tok ṃōk ñan wa eṇ im eọroñ ennaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.ajādik
 You walk as slowly as an old man.Ajādikūṃ einwōt ajādikin ḷōḷḷapajādik
 He cheats more in his dealings than that man.Eajej in kabwebwe ḷọk an jerbal jān ḷeieṇajej in kabwebwe
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manageHow did you manage to slip out from the party?Euwāween aṃ deor jān bade eo?deor
 You'll manage our house when I'm gone.Kwōnāj lale ṃōṇe ṃōrro ñe ijako.lale
 Don’t worry; I can manage,” the Boatswain answered. P358Jab inepata bwe iōōe i ṃur,” euwaak Bojin eo.ṃur
managerHe's the manager of that company.Ej mānijain koṃbani eṇ.mānija
mangroveThere are lots of mangrove on this islet.Eḷap an joñe āniinjoñ
manlyHe's manly.Eṃṃaanane.ṃōṃaan
 He is very manly.Eḷap an ḷeeṇ ṃōṃaanan (eṃṃaanan)(e).ṃōṃaanan
mannerThere's a certain manner in which we conduct a conversation when we are at a ḷārooj island.Eor kilen kōnono ilo ḷāroojḷārooj
mannersWe don't like him because of his overbearing manners.Kōm dike bwe ekōbbọọjọj.kōbbọọjọj
 Don't eat so voraciously or people will think you have no manners.Kwōn jab ñabñab bwe armej renāj ba koñak ṃanōtñabñab
man-o-warBeware 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.aolōk
 Beware 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
man-oʻ-warBe careful or that Portuguese man-o'-war might sting you.Lale aolōk eide eok.idid
MansDon’t forget to warn the Captain about the Old Man’s advice,” I said to Father once the Boatswain had left. P413Lale kwōmeḷọkḷọk in kakkōle Kapen eṇ kōn naanin rōjañ eo an ḷōḷḷap eo,” irre lọk im ba ñan Jema ke ej moot ḷọk Bojin eo.kōkōl
 I know the old man’s gout would disappear if we were living on the small islands. P198Ijeḷā ke enaaj jako an ḷōḷḷap ṇe kūrro ñe kōṃro pād i aeto.kūrro
 Afterwards we’ll go to the old man’s house.” P145Ṃōjin kōjro etal ñan ṃween iṃōn ḷōḷḷap eo.”ṃōj
 However he remembered that the man’s wife was his relative, and he became bolder. P24Bōtab ke ej bar ememej ke kōrā eo ri-turun ḷein erro ej nukwiik doon, ebar kajoorḷọk atin.nukwi
manʻsHe threw sand in the man's hair.Ear boke bōran likao eo.bokbok
 That young man's sideburns are long.Eaitok jeor kaṇ an likao eṇ.jeor
 He predicted the old man's death.Ear kawūjwūji an ḷōḷḷap eo mej.kawūjwūj
 The old man's face had lots of wrinkles.Eḷḷoktōktōk mejān ḷōḷḷap eo.ḷoktōk
 The old man's body was swollen all over.Euri ānbwinnin ḷōḷḷap eo.ur
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manservantThou shalt not covet they neighbor’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s. S5Kwōn jab ankoṇak iṃōn ri-turuṃ, kwōn jab ankoṇak lio pāleen ri-turuṃ, jaab karejeran ṃaan, jaab karejeran kōrā, jaab an kau, jaab an aj, jaab men ko jabdewōt an ri-turuṃ.aṇokṇak
 Thou shalt not covet they neighbor’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s. S5Kwōn jab ankoṇak iṃōn ri-turuṃ, kwōn jab ankoṇak lio pāleen ri-turuṃ, jaab karejeran ṃaan, jaab karejeran kōrā, jaab an kau, jaab an aj, jaab men ko jabdewōt an ri-turuṃ.turu-
 Thou shalt not covet they neighbor’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s. S5Kwōn jab ankoṇak iṃōn ri-turuṃ, kwōn jab ankoṇak lio pāleen ri-turuṃ, jaab karejeran ṃaan, jaab karejeran kōrā, jaab an kau, jaab an aj, jaab men ko jabdewōt an ri-turuṃ.karejar
manureIt smells of chicken manure around the house.Ebwiin-kūbeen-alōre turin ṃwiinbwiin-kūbween-alōr
manyHow many cisterns are there on this island.Jete aebōj-jimeeṇ iānin?aebōj-jimeeṇ
 There are many Aij pandanus trees on this island.Eaiji meḷan āninAij
 There are many who compete among themselves for many things.Elōñ rej aitwe doon kōn elōn men ko.aitwerōk
 There are many who compete among themselves for many things.Elōñ rej aitwe doon kōn elōn men ko.aitwerōk
 Many huts are scattered around this island.Eajjuuri meḷan āninajjuur
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mapWhere are the Marshalls on the map?Epād ia Ṃajōḷ ilo map?ia
marbleWhen you shoot while playing marbles, you use a shooter marble.Ñe kwōj bu ilo kōjjobaba, kwōj kōjerbal ḷōttekōḷkōḷ eṇ.ḷōttekōḷkōḷ
marblesMarshallese girls can really play marbles.Ledik in Ṃajeḷ rōjeḷā kōjjobaba.kōjjobaba
 I played for keeps and lost my marbles.Iar lukkuun im luuji bọọḷ ko nājū.lukkuun
 When you shoot while playing marbles, you use a shooter marble.Ñe kwōj bu ilo kōjjobaba, kwōj kōjerbal ḷōttekōḷkōḷ eṇ.ḷōttekōḷkōḷ
marchingThe sergeant is marching the troops to their camp.Jajen eṇ ej kaṃaaje ḷọk rūttariṇae raṇ ñan kāām eo aer.ṃaaj
marinesWhile the Japanese soldiers were gathering their ammunition together the American marines landed and shot them dead.Rūttariṇae in Jepaan ro i Ruōt rej baj pepojakjek wōt in ruk-bueer ak ejodik ṃōrein in Amedka ro im buuk er im remej.ruk-bo
MarkMark him tardy in the attendance sheet.Kwōn kōkaḷleiki ke aḷokbad.aḷokbad
 Paint or chop up to the charcoal mark (older expression for atarḷain)Atar erran.atar
 Find the middle and mark itPukot eoḷap im kakōḷḷiki.ioḷap
 Mark is the clumsiest dancer,Jakōltata an Mark eb.jakōl
 Mark the lumber with chalk.Kwōn jọọke aḷaḷ ṇejọọk
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marketI'm going to sell these handicraft items at the market.Ij etal in ṃakūti amiṃōṇo .ṃakūt
 Let's go to the fish market.Kōjro etal ñan ṃakūt in ek eṇ.ṃakūt
markingI noticed him marking on the calendar the date on which his island was invaded.Iar lo an aḷōṃṇake raan eo Amedka eaar jodiki aelōñ eṇ an.aḷōṃṇak
marksBullet marks.Kōjān joot.joot
 She left her teeth marks on my arm.Ekkal jenkwan ñiin ṇa ipeiū.kōkal
 Your glasses have left marks.Ekōn jenkwan māj ṇe mejaṃ.kōn
 He left his teeth marks.Ekōn jenkwan ñiinkōn
MarkʻsMark's punch sent him swaying back and forth.Bait eo an Ṃaak ekaajiṃaalale.ajjiṃaalal
marksmanI am a better marksman than you.Eḷap jerọ jān kwe.jerọ
 I am a better marksman than he is.Ijerọḷok jāne.jerọ
 He was a top marksman during the war.Kar jerọtata eo eṇ ilo tariṇae eo.jerọ
 That man was a good marksman during the war.Ḷeeṇ ej juon iaan ri-jerọ ro ilo tariṇae eo.jerọ
 The chicken didn't get hit because he is not a good marksman.Ejab lel bao eo kōn an jerta.jerta
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MaroAn immature nut of the Ni Maro varietyUbnen Ni Maro.ub
marredThis statue is marred.Ekinejnej ekjab in.kinejnej
marriageJohn's father is one of the signers of his marriage certificateJemān John ej juon iaan ri-jain ro ilo peba in ṃare eo an.jain
 Their marriage is ruined.Ejeepepḷọk pād eo aerro.jeepepḷọk
 They are related by the marriage of their children.Rej jemānjiik doon kōn an ajiri ro nejier ṃarejemānji-
 He defied his marriage vowsEar kaarmejjete kalliṃur in pālele ko an.kaarmejjet
marriedHe became a Marshallese citizen after he married a Marshallese.Ear erom juon ri-Ṃajeḷ ālkin an paleek juon ri-Ṃajeḷ.erom
 The time they got married.Iien eo raar ṃareiien
 Stop running around for you're now a married manEṃōj ṇe aṃ ikoeaak bwe kwōj rippālele kiiō.ikueaak
 They excommunicated him for promiscuous cohabitation—"living together" without being married.Raar jarin kōtḷọke kōn an koba waan.jarin kōtḷọk
 The two men are related by their having married two sisters.Ḷōṃa raṇ rej jemānjiik doon.jemānji-
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marryHis mother didn't approve of the woman (he wanted to marry) so she kept them apart.Jinen edike kōrā eo em kōtọọne erro jān doon.tọọn
MarshallThe sexual intercourse technique performed by Arno young women is renowned in the Marshall IslandsAelaḷin jiroñin Arno ebuñbuñ ilo Ṃajeḷ in.aelaḷ
 The song you just heard was a song traditionally sung by ancient Marshall Islander men while steering a canoe on a sailing expedition.Alin ṃur men eo ej kab jeṃḷọkḷọk.alin ṃur
 The songs for reminiscing sung by old Marshall Islander men of long ago were symbolic.Alin ṃurin ḷōḷḷap ro etto ewōr meḷeḷe ie.alin ṃur
 In the Marshall Islands, the government takes the responsibility of caring for and protecting people from sickness and harm. S7Ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, kien ej bōk eddoin aolep jerbal ko kijjien kōjparok im bōbrae armej jān nañinmej im jorrāān.bōbrae
 In the Marshall Islands, the government takes the responsibility of caring for and protecting people from sickness and harm. S7Ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, kien ej bōk eddoin aolep jerbal ko kijjien kōjparok im bōbrae armej jān nañinmej im jorrāān.dedo
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MarshalleseIt looks like an index finger belonging to a Marshallese.Einwōt baj tipen addikọọtotin ri-Ṃajeḷ.addi-kọọtot
 Their way of carrying things in a basket, today's Marshallese women, that is.Aduwadoier, kōrāān Ṃajeḷ in raan kein.aduwado
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aelōñ
 Preserve the Marshallese custom of taking care of your relatives by practicing it.Kōjparok ṃantin Ṃajeḷ im jeḷā aerṃwe.aerṃwe
 Marshallese drums are good.Eṃṃan ajein Majeḷ.aje
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MarshalleseThis is the end (of our Spoken Marshallese lessons). S29Eñiin ej jeṃḷọk eo.jeṃḷọk
MarshallsThe currents flowing westward in the Marshalls are similar to those in the Carolines.Ein aetoin Ṃajeḷ wōt Kapilōñ.aeto
 I was in the Marshalls for a month.Ear allōñe ṇai Ṃajeḷallōñ
 Every two months as of 1965 a field trip ship makes the rounds of all the islands of the Marshalls. S17Ālkin aolep ruo allōñ, waan rawūn eṇ ej raun ñan aolep aelōñin Ṃajeḷaolep
 There are a lot of fish in the reef edges of the Marshalls.Eike baal in Ṃajeḷbaal
 They use baidik in the Marshalls for decorations.Rej kōjerbal baidik i Ṃajeḷ ñan kāinōknōk.baidik
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martialWe’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
marvelThey're a marvel in the eyes of the iroojRōaiboojoj iṃaan mejān irooj eṇ.aiboojoj
marvelingThe Captain was all by himself down below because the three of us were sitting and marveling over the size and brightness of the boat. P1152Kapen eo emake wōt i lowa bwe kōmjel kar jijet im bwilōñ ijo i lōñ kōn an kilep im meram wa eo.bwilōñ
marvelousYou're all so marvelous they're still mentioning your names to this day.Baj aiboojojimi ke rej ba etami ñan kiin.aiboojoj
MaryMary is the slimmest.Aidik tata Mede.aidik
 However, Mary is the most generous.Ijoke, eajejtata Mede.ajej
 That's Mary because that's obviously how she carries things tucked under her arm.Mede eṇ bwe ej jab aelọk albakbōkin.albakbōk
 Mary will be the one to cover the earth oven.Mary enaaj e eo enaaj ri-kōbale uṃ eṇ.bal
mashHurry up and mash that chum so we can start fishing.Kwōn jinṃaiki ḷọk pajo ṇe bwe jen eọñōd.jinṃa
mashedThey mashed the breadfruit.Raar liji ko.lij
masonHe is the best mason.Rijimeeṇ eo ejeḷātata jimeeṇ eṇ.jimeeṇ
MassOne of the functions of a priest is to offer the sacrifice of the Mass.Juon iaan jerbal ko an baata ej ri-aje katok in missa.aje
massageCome let me massage your back.Itok bwe in jukjuki diiṃ.jukjuk
 Massage my leg because it hurts.Kwōn jukjuke neō bwe emetak.jukjuk
 Do not let just anybody massage your abdomen.Jab kōtḷọk an jabdewōt piti lọjieṃ.pitpit
mastIt landed on the top of the mast.Ejok i bōran kiju eo.bar
 Tack windward a bit,” the Boatswain yelled down from the mast. P496Bwābwe tak jidik,” Bojin eo elaṃōj laḷ tak jān kiju eo.bwābwe
 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
 When I woke up the next day, I went up and saw the Boatswain up on top of the mast. P863Rujlọkin raan eo juon, iḷak baj wanlōñ ḷọk jān lowa ikar lo Bojin eo ej de i raan kaju eo.de
 The bird is at the end of the mast.Bao in eṇ ej pād jabōn tata kiju eṇ.jabōn
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masterThis is definitely the work of a master artistLukkuun jiñain ṃōkade men in.jiña
masturbateYou're sick because you masturbate a lot.Kwōnañinmej kōn aṃ ḷōḷajikmeeded (eḷḷajikmeeded).ḷajikmeed
matShe wove the mat.Ear āj jaki.āj
 She wove a mat.Ear āje juon jaki.āj
 Please roll that mat upKwōn āle ṃōk jake ṇeāle
 The mat is crimped.Eālokjak jaki eo.ālokjak
 The child has already lain down on the mat.Ebabu ajiri eo kadede ioon jaki eo.babu
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matchFather 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 only knew this because I saw him stick his hand in his pocket and take out a cigarette and a match. P768Unin ba men in kōnke ikar lo an rwe bōjọ eo an im kwaḷọk jikka eo kijen im juon mājet.bōjọ
 The wrestler from Mājeej won the wrestling match.Ri-eotaak eo jān Mājeej eaar wiin.eotaak
 After a few minutes I couldn’t hear the two of them talking anymore but I did hear the two of them light a match. P1078Ebar bōjrak roñ aerro kōnnaan iuṃwin jet minit bwe iroñ ainikien an juon iaerro iti juon mājet.iaa-
 You should strike a match and light the fire.Kwōn it mājet ṇe im kōjọ kijeek ṇeit
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matchesThe men made fire by rubbing sticks together, since they didn't have matches to start the fire.Ḷōṃaro raar it bwe ejjeḷọk mājet ñan aer kōjọ juon kijeek.it
 These matches are hard to light.Ejatokwōj mājet .jatokwōj
 You may use those matches (which have never been used before).Kwōmaroñ kaane mājet kaṇe.kōkaan
mateHe went to Japan as mate.Ear meejḷọk ñan Jepaan.meej
materialDo we have enough thatch material to thatch this house?Ebwe ke aj ñan ad kōtake ṃweaj
 They're bending the decking material.Rej kukbōl (ikkubōl) teekkiiñkukbōl
 They gave them material possessions from their store.Raar ṇaṃweieer ḷọk jān iṃōn wia eo aer.ṇaṃweien
 That sail is made of parachute material.Wōjḷā ṇe kōṃṃan jān rōkka.rakka
materialsThe raincoats used by the military are of stronger materials.Epen wōt aḷkootin rūttariṇae.aḷkoot
 There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859Ejej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.jerbal
 There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859Ejej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.kōbwebwei-
mathHe is one of those who doesn't know math.Ej juon iaan ro rejaje bōnbōn.jaje
mathematicalThat was a complex mathematical problemEaepokpok wūn eo.aepokpok
 He's a mathematical wizLikao en emoot ilo bōnbōn.moot
mathematicsIn mathematics she has no equal.Ejjeḷọk āinwōt ilo bōnbōn.āinwōt
matingThe turtles are mating.Ebojak wōn kaṇ.bojak
matrilinealOur mothers forever; our fathers and the fathers of others. (A proverb extolling the matrilineal relation)Jined ilo kōbo, jemād im jemān ro jet.kōbo
matsUnroll 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
 Women don't wear mats nowadaysKōrā rejjab ekkōṇak ed rainiin.ed
 The women are shopping for traditional women's mats at the women's club handicraft shop to give as gifts to the man of the cloth.Liṃaro raṇ rej kaed iṃōn amiṃōṇo eṇ an kuḷab eṇ an kōrā kein aerro būrejini rūkaki eṇ.ed
 Laying out the mats toward here.Eḷḷọki tok jaki kaṇe.eḷḷọk
 They are laying out mats.Rej eḷḷọk jaki.eḷḷọk
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MatteenWhen you see these things, you’ll know that Matteen is ahead of you.” P208Ñe kwōj loi men kein kwōjeḷā ke Ṃatteen ṇe i ṃaan.”ṃaan
matterThe speech he composed was such that it was slurred no matter who read it.Eaplolo jipij eo an.aplo
 What's the matter with you?Kwobaj et?baj
 But no matter how hard he tried, he couldn’t get it to stop slowing down. P616Jekdọọn ñe ekate joñan wōt an maroñ ak ekar jab bōbweer in dikḷọk.bōbweer
 I am in a big hurry here; it doesn’t matter what the boat’s name is, just that we get going,” the Captain said. P437Joñan kijerjer, jekdọọn āt rot ak men eo de eo jen jeblaak,” Kapen eo eba.de
 What's the matter with it?Eet?et
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mattressHas a mattress been put on the bed?Enañin būtoñe ke peet eṇ?būtoñ
 I like to sleep on a mattress because it's smooth.Eṃṃan wōt būtoñtoñ ippa bwe emeoeo.būtoñtoñ
 Put a sheet on the mattress.Jiiti būtoñ ṇejiit
 Put enough sheets on the mattress.Kajiitiiti butōñ ṇejiit
 Could you put a sheet on the mattress?Komaroñ ke kajiititi butoñ ṇejiitit
matureThat coconut tree is mature.Ekeke ni eṇ.keke
 Don't worry about him; he's mature now and can take care of himself.Kwōn jab inepata bwe ekeke ṇa ireeaar kiiō.keke ṇa ireeaar
maturingHe plucked the fruit off his breadfruit tree (bearing fruit before maturing).Ear kọuwaik eo kōtkan.uwa
maturityThe boy is reaching maturity.Ḷadik eo etōpar iien eṃṃan ded.ṃōṃan ded
mayYou may let him wash his hands in the bucket you're using.Kwōmaroñ kaaṃwini ilo bakōj ṇe ippaṃ.aṃwin
 Stop causing a disturbance or a war may eruptJab kōṃṃan aploñloñ bwe enaaj or tariṇae.aploñloñ
 May I take a look at your album?Imaroñ ke aluje bokun pija ṇe aṃ?bokun pija
 May I use your scales?Imaroñ ke kōjerbal bọun ṇe aṃ?bọun
 May I please see your oil (or perfume) containerIn baj lale ṃōk bōkā ṇe kaptōṃ?bōkā
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MaybeMaybe if you gave him the harmonica to play with, he'll stop crying.Bwōlen ñe kwōnaaj kaaṃonikaiki enaaj jako an jañ.aṃonika
 Maybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hookBōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇeatad
 Then make two plates for the Boatswain and me, and maybe you should go get another can of meat because I don’t think this will be enough for all of us.” P377Innem āte tok ruo amro Bojin pileij, kab bōlen eṃṃan ñe kwōbar kwaḷọk tok juon jālele bwe ij ḷōmṇak ejabwe men ṇe.”ātet
 Maybe the carburetor is clogged. P620Bōlen eboṇ kaabreta e an.boṇ
 Maybe he spent more time with the engine. P867Bōlen ekar bar pād ippān injin eo.bōlen
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me My shyness prevent me from landing the job.Abjeū ekōṃṃan bwe in jab teru.abje
meWhy don't you quit bothering me?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kaabṇōṇōik ?abṇōṇō
me You can call me when it’s time for us to go.” P151Kwōn kab kūr ñe iien arro etal.”ad
 I was mad because he gave me the finger.Illu kōn an kar addi-eoḷape .addi-eoḷap
meI feel like you're suspecting me.Einwōt kwōj baj addikdiki .addikdik
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mealThe islanders ate their last meal together when they heard that typhoon Likabwiro would ravage their island.Ri-āneo raar dienbwijro ke raar roñ ke enaaj buñlọk Likabwiro.dienbwijro
 I'm not terribly excited about this meal.Ej jab po būruō kōn ṃōñā in.jab po bōro
 I am satisfied with the meal.Eju-būruō kōn ṃōñā ko.ju-būruon
 Be careful not to let ants get on the chief's meal.Kwōn kōjparok ṃōñā kaṇe kijen irooj eṇ bwe ren jab ḷoñḷoñeḷoñ
 After the spreading of the gravel, there is an evening meal to bring to an end the time of mourning. S14Ālikin eoreak eor kejota in kōjeṃḷọk iien būromej eṇ ñan armej eṇ.iien būroṃōj
meanDon't be mean.Kwōn jab lāj.lāj
 I was afraid of what that might mean. P516Eor lōlñọñ kōn wāween in.lōḷñọñ
 Don't hang around with him because he's mean.Jab etal ippān bwe eṃōrō.ṃōrō
meaningI will now analyze the meaning.Inaaj kiiō tipdiki waj meḷeḷe e.tipdik
meansBecause they fish with dynamite it means that they'll also kill the fish indiscriminately.Kōnke rej ri-abba, meḷeḷein bwe rej bareinwōt ri-kaajeḷḷā ek.ajeḷḷā
 When a school of bonitos enter the lagoon in Ebon and can't find it way out it means the entire school is in the basket.Ajilowōdin ikōn arin Epoon meḷeḷein bwe emejlep.ajilowōd
 "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 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
 If the clan name for Tony's father is Erroja-kijeek, it means that Tony's clan name would not be Erroja-kijeek, because we inherit our clan from our mothers.Eḷaññe jowi eo an jemān Tony ej Erroja-kijeek, ej meḷeḷen bwe jowi eo an Tony eban Erroja-kijeek, kōnke jej bōk ad jowi jān jined.Erroja-kijeek
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meantThe Boatswain must have understood what Father meant, because the smell of gas was so strong inside that we could hardly breathe. P771Ej aikuj kar meḷeḷe eake men eo Jema ekar jiroñ ḷọk kōnke joñan an kijoñ jāālelin nemān kiaj eo i lowa, jeitan ban kōboutuut ijo.jāālel
 The Boatswain must have understood what Father meant, because the smell of gas was so strong inside that we could hardly breathe. P771Ej aikuj kar meḷeḷe eake men eo Jema ekar jiroñ ḷọk kōnke joñan an kijoñ jāālelin nemān kiaj eo i lowa, jeitan ban kōboutuut ijo.kōboutut
 The sound of gurgling gas gave me a good feeling as it meant for me that the engine would start.Eṃṃan roñ ainikien ekkopkopin kiaaj kōnke ekōṃṃan kojatdikdik bwe emōur injin.kokopkop
meantimeIn the meantime, the Captain and I stayed on the boat and waited. P1253Ilo kōtaan eo, kōṃro Kapen eo kar pād ioon wa eo im kōttar.kōtaa-
 Don't let him use some of your socks in the meantime.Kwōn jab kōtakinkini ippaṃ.takinkin
MeanwhileMeanwhile Ijoon is the most chicken-hearted.Ak Ijoon ekwe eajineañro tata. ajineañro
measlesThe measles made his face all spotted.Bok eo ekabbwijinjin mejān.būbjinjin
 Don't let the child get the measles.Kwōn jab kabok aidik ajiri ṇebok aidik
measureWould you measure the upper front of my garment?Kwōn diklōñe ṃōk nuknuk e .diklōñ
 Could you measure the lumber and find out how many inches?Kwomaroñ ke iniji tok aetokan aḷaḷ e?inij
 Did you measure the amount.Kwaar joñwe ke joñan?joña
 Measure his height.Kwōn joñe aetokan.joñe aorōkin
 Measure that fishline and see how many fathoms it is.Kwōn ñeej ṃōk eo ṇe im lale jete ñeñeñeñe
measuredThey have measured it by inches.Eṃōj aer iniji.inij
measurementsHe's the one who takes people's measurements for clothes.Ḷeo ej ri-joñjoñ nuknuk eṇ.joñjoñ
measuresThat girl is the one who measures yards of clothing.Ledik eṇ ej ri-iaat nuknuk eo eṇ.iaat
measuringWhere is your measuring kitEwi kein joñọk eo aṃ?joñak
meatShe cooked parrotfish meat with the coconut 'apple'Ear kaalwore iu kōmat eṇ.alwor
 Did you put parrotfish meat in the breadfruit soup?Kwaar alwore ke juubin e?alwor
 Hermit crab attracts fish more than fish meat.Eaṃaṃḷọk oṃ jān ek.aṃaṃ
 Then make two plates for the Boatswain and me, and maybe you should go get another can of meat because I don’t think this will be enough for all of us.” P377Innem āte tok ruo amro Bojin pileij, kab bōlen eṃṃan ñe kwōbar kwaḷọk tok juon jālele bwe ij ḷōmṇak ejabwe men ṇe.”ātet
 Be careful in taking the meat off that fish for it has lots of bones.Kanooj iiaake ek ṇe bwe edidi.iiaak
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meatyDon't just take the meaty part of the giant clam but also the crystalline style as well.Kwōn jab bōk wōt aḷaḷ ṇe ak bar lām ṇe ilo kapwōr ṇeaḷaḷ
 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
mechanicMy outboard engine has been tuned up by that mechanic and it's working perfectly.Eṃōj an injinia eṇ ane tok injinlọk e im elukkuun ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) an jerbal.an
 He's an experienced mechanic.Eḷap an miminene (imminene) ilo jerbal in injin.miminene
 The mechanic took the engine out of the car.Injinia eo ear katooj injin eo jān kaar eo.tooj
 Gee, I didn't know you were a mechanic.Uwọk, āinwōt kwōjeḷā injin, ḷeuwọk
mechanicalThe ships has three engineers. All three of them have graduated from mechanical engineering school.Ewōr jilu an tiṃa eṇ injinea. Aolep ri-injinea rein jilu raar diojḷọk jān jikuuḷ injinea.injinia
medicalThese medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.ṇōṇooj
 Medical care is free for students, while others pay a modest fee. S7Ejjeḷọk wōṇāān taktō ñan ri-jikuuḷ, im ñan armej ro jet, ewōr wōṇāān ak edik.oṇea-
 These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.wūno
medicationThe time for medication was another thing divination showed. S21Iien eo iien wūno ej bar juon iaan men ko bubu ej kwaḷọk.iien
 The medication caused him to sleep soundly.Wūno eo ekōjoṇake.joṇak
medicationsThe doctors also do not allow Marshallese to treat (patients) by themselves, for the way they prepare medications is unsanitary and also they usurp the people's right to do so. S8Taktō ro rej jab bar kōtḷọk an ri-Ṃajeḷ make wūno bwe ej jab erreo aer kōṃṃan wūno im bar juon eḷap aer bōk maroñ jān armej.kōtḷọk
medicinalThey rushed the person who didn't keep the traditional medicinal taboos to the hospital for emergency treatment.Raar ettōrḷọk kōn ri-aḷok eo ñan aujpitōḷ.aḷok
medicineI was dizzy when I went to Jeeki's house yesterday to get some medicine.Iar addeboululḷọk ñan ṃōn Jeeki inne in kappok liṃō uno.addeboulul
 The medicine healed the person who felt weak from hunger.Uno eo ekōmōur ri-ajeḷkā eo.ajeḷkā
 The medicine person is chanting and performing an incantation over Peter.Runo eo eṇ ej allōke Pita.allōk
 Because the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.anijnij
 If there were radio communication on all islands in the Marshalls, sick people would not die for want of doctors or medicine, and it would also help prevent the occurrence of famine. S25Eḷañe ewōr retio in kōnono ilo aolep aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, ri-nañinmej rōban aikuj in mej kōñ an ejjeḷọk taktō ak wūno, im barāinwōt jipañ bōbrae jān an waḷọk ñūtabōbrae
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medicinesBeware of breaking the taboos or our medicines will bring on adverse effects.Lale aṃ aḷok bwe enāj rọọl utōn wūno kaṇe arro.aḷok
 His medicines are extraordinarily strong.Ekōbbōkakkak an wūno.kōbbōkakkak
 His medicines have great healing powers.Emmālkwōjkwōj an wūno.mālkwōj
 These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.ṇōṇooj
 Before Westerners brought their medicines, the Marshallese made medicines on their own from leaves, grasses, roots, and other things. S8Ṃokta jān an ri-pālle bōktok wūno ko aer, ri-Ṃajeḷ raar make kōṃṃan aer wūno jān bōlōk, wūjooj, okar, im men ko jet.okar
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medicine-womanThe medicine-woman healed the girl.Ruuno eo ear kamour ledik eo.mour
meetWe went to the airport last night to meet the airplane.Kōm ar kōbaḷuun boñ.baḷuun
 All congregations of the United Church of Christ meet in Mājro every two years.Aolep eklejia ko an Jarin Radik Doon ilo Ṃajōḷ rej kwelọk aolep ḷọkin juon iiō ilo Mājro.eklejia
 We will meet each other someday.Jero naaj bar iion doon juon raan.iioon
 We'll meet again sometime.Jenaaj bar jālṃae doon juon iien.jelṃae
 Be ready to meet him at the meeting tonight.Kwōn pojak in jelṃae ilo kwelọk eo jotenin.jelṃae
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meetingThe women are busy decorating the meeting place with albokbōrọro plants.Liṃaro raṇ rej albokbōrọroiki lowaan jikin kwelọk eṇ.albokbōrọro
 He's coming sobbing from the meeting.Ej batoñtoñ tok wōt jān kweilọk eo.batoñtoñ
 They made some suggestions before the meeting.Raar kōṃṃan jet elmakot ṃokta jān kwelọk.elmọkot
 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.eoḷōpa-
 The meeting is crowded.Eidepdep armej ilo kweilọk eo.idepdep
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meetingsThe councilmen are always having meetings.Eokkweilọklọk kọọnjeḷ ro.kweilọk
MejIt was about this time that Toon Mej came into view. P1319Ej ja ilo iien in wōt kōmmān kar buñut ḷọk Toon Mej.buñ
MejattoThe lagoon side of Piñlep Island has more akajin fish than the lagoon side of Bōtto Island, however, most of the akajin fish can be found on the ocean side of Mejatto IslandEakajiniḷok arin Piñlep jān arin Bōtto, ijoke eakajintata likin Mejatto.akajin
MejijYoung men of Mejij island are known to be good tap dancers.Ejjurbakbak likaoun Mājej.jurbak
MejitThe tap dance performance of Mejit young men is good.Eṃṃan jurbak in likao in Mejij.jurbak
 They let the young men from Mejit tap dance because they are good at it.Raar kajurbak likao in Mejij ro bwe eṃṃan aer jurbak.jurbak
 It's fascinating to watch people from Mejit pole fishing.Ekōppaḷpaḷ judelin riMejeej.juunboñ
 Mejit people like to wander.Eṃṃōkadkad riMājeej.ṃōṃōkadkad
 from Mejit.Wūdeñin Mājej. wūdeñwūdeñ
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MejwaanBreadfruit jāānkun is made from the Mejwaan variety of breadfruit. S12Jāānkun in ej kōṃṃan jān Mejwaan.Mejwaan
melancholyHe has a tendency toward melancholy.Ebbūroṃōjṃōj ḷeeṇbūroṃōj
 The news made him feel melancholy.Naan eo ekōṃṃan an dedodo (eddodo).dedo
melodiousThe sound of his singing is very melodious.Eḷap an ḷōḷaaj (eḷḷaaj) ainikien an al.ḷōḷaaj
MeltMelt some of the candle on it.Kwōn kāāntōḷe.kāāntōḷ
memberHe's bound to be a reclaimer of gifts as a member of the Jowa clan.Eban jab ajejin Jowa bwe jowi eo an eṇ.ajejin Jowa
 I am a member of the Endeavor Society.Ña ij Ri-kajjioñe.kajjioñ
 From then on, he looked like a member of his family had died. P880Jān iien eo im wōnṃaan ḷọk, āinwōt emej nukun.nukwi
membersThe members of the lineages have been feuding for quite some time.Eto an bwij kaṇ an armeje doon.an armeje doon
 Your crew members are a sorry bunch.Aolep jeḷa raṇe aṃ mejjani wōt.mejjani
 We’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
memoriesMy sad memories of you (words from love song).Ememḷọkjeṇ ko kōn eok.ememḷọkjeṇ
 I have fond memories of the Marshalls.Ij emḷọk tok Ṃajeḷemḷọk
memorizedHe has memorized the tale.Ekili inọñ eo.kūkiil
 We've memorized the song by heart.Ekilōk al eo ippām.kūkiil
memorizingHe's memorizing his speech.Ej kili jipij eṇ an.kūkiil
menThe giant grabbed the men and lifted them up with his fingers.Ri-maakaiio eo ear addiiki ḷōṃaro im kotak er.addi
 The way young men today fasten the canoe sails to the booms is not the same as the style of fastening done by young men of yesterday.Aekōrāin likao in raan kein ej jab einwōt likao in raan ko jeṃaanḷọk.aekōrā
 The way young men today fasten the canoe sails to the booms is not the same as the style of fastening done by young men of yesterday.Aekōrāin likao in raan kein ej jab einwōt likao in raan ko jeṃaanḷọk.aekōrā
 The men are there fastening the sail to the boom.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej aekōrāik wūjḷāān tipñōl eṇ.aekōrā
 The men who went fishing for unicornfish are backRi-kaael ro remoottok.ael
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mendedHave you mended the net?Eṃōj ke aṃ kanwōde ok eo?kanwōd
mendingHe's always mending netsḶeo ekkanwōdwōd eṇ.kanwōd
 The men are mending netsḶōṃaraṇ rej tōtọ (ettọ) oktōtọ
menialHe has a menial jobEḷap an tōtā (ettā) jerbal eṇ an.tōtā
men-oʻ-warThe Portuguese men-o'-war on the ocean side of this islet really sting.Eḷap an idid aolōkin likin āninidid
mentalAt eight o'clock in the evening of our fifty-fifth night, if my mental arithmetic was correct, the Captain was steering and something amazing made an appearance. P1025 P1025Boñon eo kein kalemñoul ḷalem, ñe ejiṃwe aṇtọọne ḷọk, ilo kar ruatimjuon awa jọteen eo ke Kapen eo ej jebwebwe, juon men in bwilōñ ekar waḷọk.aṇtọọn
 He has a bit of a mental defectEor jidik irḷọk ilo kōmālij eṇ an.irḷọk
 At 8 o’clock in the evening of our fifty-fifth night, if my mental arithmetic was correct, the Captain was steering and something amazing made an appearance. P1025Boñon eo kein kalemñoul ḷalem, ñe ejiṃwe aṇtọọne ḷọk, ilo kar ruatimjuon awa jọteen eo ke Kapen eo ej jebwebwe, juon men in bwilōñ ekar waḷọk.lemñoul
mentallyHe's physically old but mentally immatureEaḷap pata.aḷap
mentionedAs we mentioned before, Marshallese today prefer imported foods like rice, flour, sugar, and so forth. S25Āinwōt ad kar ba ṃokta bwe ri-Ṃajeḷ rainin eḷap wōt aer ḷōmṇak kōn ṃōñā in pālle āinwōt raij, pilawā, jukwa im men ko jet.pālle
mentioningYou're all so marvelous they're still mentioning your names to this day.Baj aiboojojimi ke rej ba etami ñan kiin.aiboojoj
 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
merchandiseHe's displaying his merchandise.Ej kaalokloki ṃweiuk kaṇ an.aloklok
 How about computing the price of the merchandise for me?Kwōn ṃōk jorbañe tok jete oṇāān ṃweiuk kaṇe.jorbañ
 Why don't you advertise the merchandise in your store?Etke kwōj jab karreelel kake ṃweiuk kaṇ ilo ṃōn wia eṇ aṃ.karreelel
 Put the merchandise on the pallet so we may winch them up.Paḷōji ṃweiuk kaṇe bwe ren ṃukkopaḷōt
 When will we deliver the merchandise with the pick-up?Jenaaj pekabi ḷọk ñāāt ṃweiuk ?pekab
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merelyThat dress merely makes you look pretty. You're only pretty because of that dress.Nuknuk ṇe ṇe ekōkōjaij(i) eok liiō.kōjaij
messDon't mess around with that engine and foul it up.Kwōn jab doebeb im kōṃṃane injin ṇe bwe enaaj jorrāān.doebeb
 Don't mess up the road.Jab ebaj iaḷ ṇeebaje
 We are the ones who got ourselves into this mess.” P1130Kōj make in jaar kōṃṃane bwe en āindein.”kōj
 We are the ones who got ourselves into this mess.” P1130Kōj make in jaar kōṃṃane bwe en āindein.”make
 Why didn't you comb your hair, for it looks a mess?Etke kwaar jab kuuṃwi bōraṃ ke epirañrañ?pirañrañ
messageI received my message by radio.Iar bọuri kōjeḷā eo ilo retio.bọur
 Send a message to Hawaii.Kōjjeḷā ḷọk ñan Hawaii.jeḷā
 The message was spread abroad on the radio.Raar tilmaake kōjjeḷā eo ilo retio.tilmaak
messedYou've messed up the table with your ice cream.Eaijkudiimi ioon tebōḷ ṇe ippaṃ.aij kudiiṃ
 Uh-oh, that building is all messed up from those drunk guys,” I heard Father say. P165Io epok ṃōṇe ippān ri-kadek raṇe,” iroñ an Jema ba.ṃōṇe
messengersThe messengers have informed everybody about the typhoon coming.Ri-kaiñ ro eṃōj aer kaiñ aolep armej kōn taibuun eo ej itok.kaiñ
messingStop the pigs from messing up the area outside the house.Lali piik ko jen aer ebaje nebjān mweeṇ.ebaje
messyHis work is messy and sandy.Emake bobore an jerbal.bor
metThe men met each other at the bar.Ḷōṃaro raar iioon doon baar eo.iioon
 Then one day Father and the two men met together and the idea arose that Father should approach the man who owned the twenty-two foot boat and ask if he would allow them to charter it to Likiep. P20Innem juon raan Jema kab ḷōṃarein ruo erjel kar kwelọk ippān doon im lo juon ḷōmṇak bwe Jema en kepaak ḷeo waan booj in im roñoul ruo ne aitokan im kajjitōk ippān emaroñ ke kōtḷọk wa eo waan bwe erjel en jata kake ñan Likiep.jata
 If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.kadkadmootot
 If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.kadkadmootot
 I met him before he went.Iar iioone ṃokta jān an etal.ṃokta
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metalAmerican metal is stronger than Japanese.Epenḷọk aenin Amedka jān Jepaan.aen
 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
 In these days Kwajalein used to be overflowing with scrap wood and metal. P16Ilo raan ko ejọ kōn lutōk ḷọk Kuajleen kōn jọkpejin aḷaḷ kab tiin.jọkpej
 Father and the two men saw an opportunity, so they went through the scrap and collected wood and metal for themselves. P18Jema kab ḷōṃarein ruo rōkar lo bwe juon eo iien eṃṃan innem raar jọkpej im aini jet aerjel aḷaḷ kab tiin.jọkpej
 Make sure there is no metal next to it and secure it so it doesn’t fall when the ship rolls.P514Kab lale bwe en jejeḷọk māāl i turin im lukkuun kapene bwe en ḷak lelāle wa in en jab wōtlọk.pen
metallicThis beer has a metallic taste because of its age.Ettiinin pia e kōn an ṃortiin
methodMy method of tucking things under the arm is obvious.Eban peljo kaabjājeū.abjāje
 Use the surround method and chase the fish toward the coral.Koṃwin aḷeikḷọk ek ṇe ñan turin wōd eṇ.aḷe
 They're using the traditional surround fishing method.Rej kōjerbal aḷein aelōñ kein.aḷe
 The men using the surround method of fishing have already fished there.Ri-aḷe ro raar eọñō ijeṇe.aḷe
 They're using the surround method to give fish to the iroojErraṇ rej aḷeḷeḷọk kijen irooj eṇ.aḷeḷe
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MicronesiaAccording to the agreement between the United States and Micronesia,...Ekkar ñan bujen eo kōtaan Amedka im Maikronejia,....bujen
 One was to decide upon a flag for Micronesia, and the second was to set July 12 as a holiday to commemorate the beginning of the Congress of Micronesia. S16Juon, raar kowaḷọk bōḷāāk eo an Ṃaikronijia im ruo, raar kōṃṃan bwe Julae 12 raan en an Ṃaikronijia raan in kakkije in kakeememej jinoin Kọñkorej eo an Ṃaikronijiakeememej
 One was to decide upon a flag for Micronesia, and the second was to set July 12 as a holiday to commemorate the beginning of the Congress of Micronesia. S16Juon, raar kowaḷọk bōḷāāk eo an Ṃaikronijia im ruo, raar kōṃṃan bwe Julae 12 raan en an Ṃaikronijia raan in kakkije in kakeememej jinoin Kọñkorej eo an Ṃaikronijiakeememej
 The first meeting of the Congress of Micronesia was in July 1965. S16Kwelọk eo ṃoktata an Kọñkorej eo an Ṃaikronijia ear kōṃṃan ilo Juḷae 1965ṃokta
MicronesianThe major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16Aolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.kakōḷḷe
MicronesiansNot a great deal was accomplished, as it was their first session, but there were two important things set for Micronesians to follow. S16Ear jab kanooj ḷap tōprak kōnke ej kab juon alen aer kwelọk bōtab ewōr ruo men eḷḷap raar karōki ñan an ri-Ṃaikronijia ḷoorikōkar
middleTheir middle fingers are short.Ekadu addi kaṇ eoḷōpān peier. / Ekadu addi-eoḷapier.addi-eoḷap
 Why doesn't he hurry up and use his middle finger so we can be on our way?En addi-eoḷapeḷọk bwe jen etal.addi-eoḷap
 Why don't you try using your middle fingerKwōn ṃōk addi-eoḷape.addi-eoḷap
 There are wild animals in the middle of the island.Elōñ kidu awiia buḷōn āninbuḷōn
 As he spoke he threw the tiller, steering the boat right toward the middle of the pass. P503Ej kōnono wōt ak ejoto ḷọk jila eo bwe en bwābwe wa eo ñan to eo; wa eo ekar kaiok ḷọk wōt lukoḷpān to eo im etal.bwābwe
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midnightWhen I finally got through working, it was midnight.Eḷak ṃōj jerbal, elukwōn boñ.ḷak
 was in charge of the 8 pm to 12 midnight shiftIar lale jep eo ilo 8 awa jota ñan 12 lukwōn boñ.jep
midribYou're as skinny as a coconut leaf midrib.Aidikiṃ wōt ṇokaidik
 Be careful that coconut midrib doesn't pierce your eye.Lale ṇok ṇe ewie mejām.wie
midstThe boy is in the midst of all those people.Ḷadik eo eṇ ibwiljin armej raṇ wōj.bwilji-
 He tried to find out where they were in the midst of the ocean but without result.Ḷeo ear kajikmeto ḷọk ooṃ eboñ ak ejjeḷọk tōprak.kajikmeto
MIECOThe MIECO QUEEN always rolls.Eḷap an lelāle (ellāle) Mieko Kwiin.lelāle
 There are bras for sale at MIECO.Eor nien ittūt in wia Mieko.nine
 Obet is a watchman at MIECO.Wōpet ej waj Mieko.waj
 In the Marshalls now as of 1965 there are three field-trip ships: the Militobi, the MIECO Queen, and the Rālik-Ratak. S17Ilo Ṃajeḷ kiiō, ewōr jilu waan rawūn: Militobi, MIECO Queen, im Rālik-Ratak.waan rawūn
 The MIECO Queen really rolls when there are big waves.Eḷap an MIECO QUEEN buñto-buñtak ilo iien an ḷap ṇobuñto-buñtak
mightS/he'll keep saying s/he'll win and s/he just might do so.Ej kaajjimālele bajjik innām ejujen maroñ wiin.ajjimālele
 You might not hammer the tin properly; especially since you've never once used a hammer before.Emaroñ bōd kilen aṃ aṃaiktok tiin ṇe; en kab baj ke kwōj jañin kar aṃa juon alen.aṃa
 Go and sniff around in that house and see what you might find in it.Kwōn etal in kāātete tok lowaan ṃweeṇ im lale ta eo kwomaroñ loe ie.ātāt
 What he's doing is currying his boss's favor so he might be given a bonus.Men eṇ ej kōṃṃane ej kabboṇōjṇōj ippān bọọj eṇ an. boṇōj
 Watch it, that child might fallLale wōt ebuñlọk ajri ṇebuñlọk
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MikeThe girl rebuffed Mike.Ledik eo ekōjeddaṃ Ṃaikjeddaṃ
milesAnd it’s more than a hundred miles from Pikeej to Kapinwōd. P795Ak eor jibuki jiṃa ṃaiḷ kōtaan Pikeej im Kapinwōd.jibukwi
 About 60 miles,” Father said. P1207Tarrin jiljinoññoul ṃaiḷ,” [Jema] eba.jiljinoñoul
 The light was quite close, maybe within two miles. P1146Meram eo ekar lukkuun epaak, bōlen ruo ṃaiḷ epaak tok.lukkuun
 It could be about five miles away now. P1136Joñan ettoḷọkin kiiō emaroñ or ḷalem maiḷ.tōtoḷọk
MiliThe lagoon side of the main island of Mili has lots of surgeonfish.Eaelmeeje arin eooneneen Mile.aelmeej
 Do the canoe builders from Mili do a good job of tying the sail edge to the gaff?Eṃṃan ke aeṃaanin rijekjek waan Mile?aeṃaan
militaryThe raincoats used by the military are of stronger materials.Epen wōt aḷkootin rūttariṇae.aḷkoot
 He's fit to join the military because he is fearless.Ekkar ñan tariṇae bwe ejāmmijakjak.jāmmijakjak
 These people on Ebeye work at Kwajalein Island, site of missle launching of the American military. S1Armej rein ioon Epjā rej jerbal ilo Kuwajleen, jikin kōkeḷọk mijeḷ an rūttariṇae in Amedka.kālọk
MilitobiIn the Marshalls now as of 1965 there are three field-trip ships: the Militobi, the MIECO Queen, and the Rālik-Ratak. S17Ilo Ṃajeḷ kiiō, ewōr jilu waan rawūn: Militobi, MIECO Queen, im Rālik-Ratak.waan rawūn
MilitobiʻsMilitopi. The Militobi's windlass broke down.Ejorrāān wūlleej eo anwūlleej
MilitopiMilitopi. The Militobi's windlass broke down.Ejorrāān wūlleej eo anwūlleej
milkDid anybody put coconut milk in the breadfruit?Ear kāāḷāḷ ke kaṇe?eaḷ
 There's too much coconut milk in the breadfruit.Eḷap an āḷāḷe kaṇe.eaḷ
 There's too much coconut milk in the rice.Eḷap an āle raij ṇeeaḷ
 Let's go make some coconut milk and bring it here,Jen etal in kōāḷ tok.eaḷ
 First of all, after they have grated the copra and taken the coconut milk from it, they heat it under the sun and it becomes coconut oil. S18Ṃoktata, ālkin aer raankeik waini eṇ im bōk eaḷ eṇ jāne, rej kōjeeke im ej erom pinniep.eaḷ
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millingA lot of people are milling around in the store.Eitileoñeoñ armej ilowaan ṃōn wia eo.itileoñeoñ
 The people are milling around the place they are playing basketball.Eitileoñeoñḷọk armej ñan ṃweeṇ ikkure pāājkōt bọọḷ ie.itileoñeoñ
 Why are a lot of people milling around in the store?Ta ṇe ekōmṃan bwe en kaitileoñeoñ armej ilo ṃōn wia eṇ?itileoñeoñ
mimickedHe sang and mimicked Elvis Presley.Ear al im arin Eḷbōj Būrejle.ari-
mimickingShe's a whiz at mimicking peopleLieṇ ekadik jeḷā lowaar.lowaar
mindEvery time she wears her hair loose on her back I nearly go out of my mind.Eḷak aleak eitōn tūṃ ḷōmṇakaleak
 Don't mind him because he's a roamer.Jab eḷḷọk ñane bwe ri-allolo.allolo
 Don't be undecided. (Make up your mind.)Kwōn jab apaproro.apaproro
 Never mind the wheel, just come down. P633Jekdọọn jebwe ṇe, kwōn itok.atok
 Never mind, Likiep is straight ahead,” the Captain insisted over and over again. P927Jekdọọn ak Likiep ṇe i ṃaan,” Kapen eo eakweḷap im ālijinmenālijinmen
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mindedI am old and absent minded.Iaḷapḷọk im immālele.aḷapḷọk
mindsSo that your minds may be satisfied, you need to read the Bible.Bwe en polel ami ḷōmṇak, koṃwij aikuj kwōnono ilo Baibōḷ.polel
mineYour speeches pack more persuasion than mine.Eaejemjemḷọk aṃ in naan jān ñaaejemjem
 Her words carry more weight than mine.Eajāllik ḷọk an ennaan jān ñaajāllik
 Your putting sweet smelling drift nut to make coconut oil is better than mine.Ajetūṃ eñaj jān ajetū.ajet
 These clothes of mine were washed and shrank.Ekwaḷkoḷ nuknuk e im jen.jen
 I consider you to be a real child of mine.Ij likūt eok lukkuun nājū.lilik
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ministerThey appointed him to be a minister.Rar jitōñe bwe en juon minister.jitōñ
minnowsA 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
minorHis is a minor case of the negligable chill one gets while on dry land.Piọ waan men eṇ ippān kōnke piọ in eppānene.eppānene
minuteSon, hold on a minute and don’t go to sleep yet,” he said. P816Nejū e, bar kate eok jidik im jab kijer in mājur,” eba.kate
 Hold on a minute,” Father said. P1102Kōttar jidik,” Jema ekar ba.kattar
 The Boatswain stayed where he was for a minute and then was overcome with his desire to smoke. P767Bojin eo ekar pād bajjek ijo innem jiktok an kōṇaan kōbaatat.kōbaatat
 He thought about it for another minute and then announced what he had decided. P1246Eḷōmṇak bajjek bar iuṃwin jet minit innem kwaḷọk men eo ekar loe.ḷōmṇak
 He thought for a minute and then said, The Boatswain and I will steer and you take care of the engine.” P545Eḷōmṇak jidik innem ba, Kōṃro wōt Bojin naaj mije jebwe e ak kwe wōt ilo injin ṇe.”mije
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minutesStand by because they'll start singing in just a few minutes.Pojak wōt bwe enaaj jino al eṇ aer jet wōt minit jān kiiō.al
 I estimated they had been gone for about thirty minutes. P1254Iḷak aṇtọọne ḷọk ekar or jilñuul minitin aerro kar jako.aṇtọọn
 I'll be back in a few minutes.Inaaj iwōj ālikin jet minit.āliki-
 After a few minutes I couldn’t hear the two of them talking anymore but I did hear the two of them light a match. P1078Ebar bōjrak roñ aerro kōnnaan iuṃwin jet minit bwe iroñ ainikien an juon iaerro iti juon mājet.iaa-
 No one spoke for several minutes. P781Ejjeḷọk eṇ ekkōnono iuṃwin jet ko ke minit.iuṃwi-
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miraclesMoses's staff did many miracles.Jokoṇ eo jokoṇan Moses ear kwaḷọk elōñ menin bwilōñ.jokoṇ
miraculousThe powers of the didiiñ cult are miraculous.Maroñ kaṇ an didiiñ rōkabwilōñlōñ.didiiñ
mirageIt was only a mirage or illusion that you thought you saw.Jāmilur bajjek men eo kwaar baab kwaar loe.jāmilur
mirrorDo you see your reflection in the mirror?Kwōj lo ke annañūṃ ilo kilaaj eṇ?annañ
 Stop admiring yourself in the mirror.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kilaje mejaṃ.kilaj
 Do you have a mirror I can use?Eor ke kilaj bwe in kilaj?kilaj
miscellaneousThat's the column for the miscellaneous.Kōḷanin ṃweiuk kōkārere (ekkārere) ko ṇekōkārere
mischievousA mischievous white man.Ājājin ri-pālle.ājāj
 That's the most mischievous child I've ever seen.Ejjeḷọk wōt doebeb in ṇe ajri.doebeb
miserHe won't give you any money because he is a miser.Eban lewaj aṃ jāān bwe emiin.miin
misfortuneYou shouldn't fight each other or a great misfortune will result.Koṃro en jab an armeje doon bwe enaaj or bwijerro.an armeje doon
 Misfortune strikes sometimes when we see that we have made a mistake but don’t want to correct what we have done.” P1211Ej ettōr im or jerata jet iien eḷaññe jelo ke jebōd ak jeṃakoko in pokake im kajiṃwe kōj make.”bōd
 Do not turn back for it or it will bring misfortune.Jab rọọl ñane bwe enkanaode.enkanaode
 He is seeing more and more misfortune because of his habitual drinking.Ej jerataḷọk wōt kōn an kadek.jerata
misfortunesDon't be discouraged so easily; that is the reason why you have misfortunes.Kwōn jab bbweetkōnkōn bwe wūnin aṃ jerata ṇebweetkōn
 It seems like we've had our fair share of misfortunes,” the Boatswain said. P1174Āinwōt ej jab jokwōd an waḷọk bwijerro ñan kōjeañ,” Bojin eo eba.bwijerro
 It seems like we've had our fair share of misfortunes,” the Boatswain said. P1174Āinwōt ej jab jokwōd an waḷọk bwijerro ñan kōjeañ,” Bojin eo eba.jokwōd
misledWhat misled you from seeing the truth?Ta eo ear kōjebwābweik eok jān aṃ lo ṃool eo?jebwābwe
mispronounceMy biting my lips made me mispronounce the word.Aṃtōkū ekōṃṃan an bōd ba naan eo.aṃtōk
missThose who're late will always miss outRi-aḷo rej naaj jerata wōt.aḷo
 You can't miss him because of his outstanding part.Eban peljo bwe ealikkar awetak eṇ an.awetak
 And because the week after next will be my son’s first birthday and I really don’t want to miss it. P95Dedeinke wiik uweo tok juon naaj iien an niñniñ eo nejū kemem im iabwin jako jāne.dedeinke
 Hurry up or we might miss the ship.Eaabōbbōb bwe jenaaj rumwiji wa eo.eaabōbbōb
 Jilap's steering caused the boat to miss the island.Jebwebwein Jiḷap ekōṃṃan bwe en rōḷọk wa in.jebwebwe
missedI missed when they were locked in combat.Iruṃwij jān aerro bab.bab
 You missed the verbal skirmish.Kwobbat tok jān im eo.bōbat
 You missed the part when the contest reached a climax.Kwōjako jān an bok keem eo.bok
 Well, I don't know but he missed the plane.Eokwe, ijaje bwe etūṃ jān baḷuun eo.ekwe
 Some came to wonder about ever seeing the four of us back, some came by to listen to our story, and others to say that they missed us and were glad to see the four of us again. P1340Jet rej wātin bwilōñ eake kōmmān, jet rej wātin eoroñ nenaan, ak jet rej wātin tok ippāmmān.ippa-
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missesThat fellow always misses the boat.Ḷeo ettūṃtūṃ eṇ.tūṃ
missileTake that stone for a missile.Bōk ṇe buoṃ dekā.bo
missilesWhat are you throwing missiles atTa ṇe kwōj kadeḷọk?kad
 What's he collecting missiles forEj ruk-buon ñan ta?ruk-bo
missingThe bottle's cork is missing.Ejako bọọr eo boran bato e.bọọr
 My pencil is missing.Ejako pinjeḷ eo .jako
 They spread out to look for the missing childRaar jeplōklōk im pukot ajiri eo ejako.jeplōklōk
 I saw a turnstone with one leg missing.Iar lo juon jipijuḷ in kōtkōt.jipijuḷ
missionariesBecause the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.anijnij
 Because the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.kōtḷọk
 Because the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.mejinede
missleThese 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
mistThe engine was making us go so fast that there were bubbles coming up along the side of the boat and mist splashing up in front. P493Joñan eo ekar tōtor eake ebwe an ṃōkaj bwe eṃōrṃore tōrerein im jakurbaatat bōran wa eo.ar
 The engine was making us go so fast that there were bubbles coming up along the side of the boat and mist splashing up in front. P493Joñan eo ekar tōtor eake ebwe an ṃōkaj bwe eṃōrṃore tōrerein im jakurbaatat bōran wa eo.ṃōrṃōr
mistakeMisfortune strikes sometimes when we see that we have made a mistake but don’t want to correct what we have done.” P1211Ej ettōr im or jerata jet iien eḷaññe jelo ke jebōd ak jeṃakoko in pokake im kajiṃwe kōj make.”bōd
 Ḷakkilmeej made a mistake in underestimating Ḷaida because he was physically smaller.Kōn an widdikḷọk Ḷaida jāne, Ḷakkilmeej ear bōd im atowaane.atowaan
mistakesIf you survey it critically, the mistakes will be obvious.Ñe kwōallọke enaaj alikkar bōd kaṇe.allọk
 How many mistakes did you make on the test?Jete eo aṃ bōd ilo teej eo?bōd
 Although what the Captain said sounded good, I was more inclined to believe Father because the Captain had already made so many mistakes on this trip and so many bad things were happening as a result. P875Meñe eṃṃanḷọk roñ peḷḷọkin naan ko an Kapen eo, āinwōt eitok wōt bwe in kar tōmak naan ko an Jema kōnke elōñ de alen an kar Kapen eo jirillọk.jirilọk
 He's thinking about his mistakes.Ej kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ kōn bōd ko an.kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ
 Just make sure there aren’t any more mistakes,” the Boatswain yelled over to the Captain. P848Lale bwe en ejjeḷọk bar rōḷọk,” Bojin eo ejiroñ ḷọkrōḷọk
MisterMister, did you see my soap?Aḷe kwaar lo ke joob eo arro?aḷe
 Mister, why is that canoe's sail flapping?Aḷe, ta wūnin an wa eṇ añōppāl?añōppāl
mixDo you know how to mix doughKwōjeḷā ke iiōk pilawā?iiōk
 We'll mix salmon with the rice to make it tasty.Jenaaj jaṃōṇe raij e bwe en nenọ (ennọ).jaṃōṇ
 Did they mix coconut sap in the jinkōḷar recipe?Ear le ke jekaro jinkōḷar ṇejinkōḷar
 Go mix in with all of them.Kwōn peljoḷọk ippāer wōj.peljo
 Mix some daikon in the soup.Taikoñe juub ṇetaikoñ
mixedIt's uncooked juice of the Aelok pandanus variety, mixed with crated coconut.Mokwaṇ dadaan Aelok.Aelok
 They mixed cementRaar iiōk jimeen.iiōk
 The water has been mixed with syrup.Eṃōj jurubi dān eo.jurub
 My catch got mixed in with his.Epeljo ek ko koṇa ippān ko koṇan.peljo
mixesHe mixes his talk in English.Ekabodān an kajin pālle.kabodān
MixingMixing a tablespoon of ajinomoto into the soup will certainly make the flavor that much tastier.Eḷaññe kwōnāj lutōk waj juon tebōljibuun in ajiṇoṃōto ilo juub ṇe, ej kab nāj uñkipdenḷọk ḷọk wōt.uñkipden
mixtureThat mixture is thick.Ebōjbōj iiōk ṇe aṃ.bōjbōj
mixture--isTaste this mixture--is it good?Kwōn edjoñe ṃōk iiōk ṇe ennọ ke?edjoñ
mixturesHe nauseates people with his doings (his mixtures are nauseating).Ekadik kajjōjō an iiōk.jejō
MmmmMmmm, this is how coffee ought to taste,” the Boatswain said. P284Mmmm, a ejejjet wōt utōn in kọpe,” Bojin eo eba.utō-
moanI heard him moan in pain.Iar roñ an ñūñūr (iññūr) in metak.ñūñūr
MoanaThere's a sale at Ala Moana.Ewōtlọk oṇāān meiuk ilo Aḷaṃowana.wōtlọk kōn oṇāān ṃweiuk
mobilizedThey mobilized when they heard of the boat's capture.Raar joorkatkat ke rej roñ kōn an po wa eo.joorkatkat
mockDon't mock.Kwōn jab lo ar.ar
mockingWhat are you laughing at? Who are you mocking?Ta ṇe kwōj kajjirere kake?kajjirere
mockinglyHey 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
modelDon't follow my example for I'm a bad model.Kwōn jab arū bwe ña rinana.ari-
 The boys are sailing model canoesḶadik ro raṇ rej bwilbwil riwut.bwilbwil
 We have to use your canoe as a model.Jaikuj kōṃṃan bwe tipñōl ṇe waaṃ en juon jemānāe.jemānāe
ModernModern day Marshallese children do not know how to play kajjeorAjriin raan kein rejaje kajjeor.kajjeor
modestMedical care is free for students, while others pay a modest fee. S7Ejjeḷọk wōṇāān taktō ñan ri-jikuuḷ, im ñan armej ro jet, ewōr wōṇāān ak edik.oṇea-
moldWhen do you intend to mold the arrowroot starch?Kwōj ḷōmṇak in jibwili ñāāt ṃakṃōk eṇ.jibwil
moldedThere is plenty of molded arrowroot starch on this island because it is the arrowroot season.Ejjibwilbwil āniin kōnke eiien ṃakṃōkjibwil
moldyThe bread is moldy.Elirọuwe pilawā ṇelirọuwe
 What smells moldy?Ta in ebwiin ḷōḷḷōḷ
 That bread is moldy.Eḷap an nenān (ennān) pilawā ṇenenān
moleI have a mole on my back.Juon e ilmeej ālkūil meej
moltedThe caterpillar molted and became a butterfly.Eorjib ṃwinaṃōn eo em erom babbūb.orjib
momentCould I use you umbrella for a moment?Imaroñ ke ja kōjerbal aṃbwidilā e aṃ?aṃbwidilā
 He'll be back any moment.Epaak an jepḷaaktok.epaak
 After a moment he emerged from the darkness with the gas can. P577Ej baj meḷan ḷọk ak ej bar jāde tok jān marok ko kōn juon tāāñ.jāde
 At that moment the boat started moving away from the side of the pier and the Captain called down that the engine should be put in reverse. P481Kiin ejino jen wa eo jān tōrerein wab eo im Kapen eo ekōjjeḷā laḷ ḷọk bwe en pāāk injin eo.kōjjeḷā
 After a moment I began to realize what was happening and my head started to clear up. P586Ej baj meḷan ḷọk ak ej kab jino an eñaktok im ejino peḷḷọk kōmālij e .peḷḷọk
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momentsI finally have a few free moments.Ej kab mooḷ peiū.mooḷ
moneyLet's pool our money to buy an engine.Jen aini ṃani kein ad im wiaiki juon injin.ae
 Spend your money now because you can't take it with you.Kwōn amān jāān kaṇe aṃ bwe kwōnaaj mej jāni.amān
 That's your weakness, spending money.Aṃ mej ṇe kọkkure ṃaakan mej eṇ
 She's using her deceased husband's money to get in good with her lover.Ej anbōro kōn jāān ko an ḷeo pāleen emej.anbōro
 Don't use my money to get in good with the girls.Kwōn jab anbōro kōn jāān kaṇe .anbōro
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money/AmericanUS money/American dollarsJāān in Amedka.jāān
monkeyThe monkey was dangling on the branches of the tree.Ṃañke eo ej allitoto iraan wōjke eo.allitoto
 The two of us stayed quiet awhile as Father was working; the only sound was the monkey wrench banging on the engine as he shifted back and forth in there. P720Kōṃro kar bar ikoñ iuṃwin jidik iien bwe epoub Jema im ainikien wōt kein jaḷjaḷ ko ke rej tōtōñtōñ ippān injin eo ke ej niñeañ rōkeañ ijo.ikōñ
 Okay,” I said; I gave him the monkey wrench and then continued bailing. P623Ekwe,” iba im jibwe ḷọk men eo innem bar jino ānenjibwe
 Stop acting like a monkey.Kwōn jab ṃantin ṃañkeṃañke
 Where did you get your pet monkey?Ṃañke in ia ṇe nājiṃ?ṃañke
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monstersI later realized these sea monsters were ready to go fishing if something were to fall from the boat or if the boat were to sink. P1010Ej kab kar eñaktok tokālik ke bōlen timoṇin lọjet ko rōkar pojak wōt bwe ñe ekar wōr eṇ ewōtlọk ak wa eo eturruḷọk, repojak in naaj kar wūnaake.pojak
 I later realized these sea monsters were ready to go fishing if something were to fall from the boat or if the boat were to sink. P1010Ej kab kar eñaktok tokālik ke bōlen timoṇin lọjet ko rōkar pojak wōt bwe ñe ekar wōr eṇ ewōtlọk ak wa eo eturruḷọk, rōpojak in naj kar unaake.tiṃoṇ
 I later realized these sea monsters were ready to go fishing if something were to fall from the boat or if the boat were to sink. P1010Ej kab kar eñaktok tokālik ke bōlen timoṇin lọjet ko rōkar pojak wōt bwe ñe ekar wōr eṇ ewōtlọk ak wa eo eturruḷọk, repojak in naaj kar wūnaake.wūnaak
monstrosityHere comes the monstrosity.Dep eo ṇe tok.depdep
monstrousIt's a monstrous canoeDeppin wa men eṇ.depdep
 The monstrous wave mounted at the bow of the ship and gushed out at its stern.Euwe ṇo boñol eo iṃaan wa eo im kwōppeḷọkḷọk iḷokwan.kwōppeḷọk
monthThe first quarter of the moon for this month in not visible.Adikin allōñ jab in ettino.adik
 Your rounded up animals for him last month.Kwaar ri-ajāl ñane allōñ eo ḷọkajāl
 I was in the Marshalls for a month.Ear allōñe ṇai Ṃajeḷallōñ
 I have been on this islet one month nowJuon de allōñū ṇa āninallōñ
 You're on next month.Allōñ eo aṃ in allōñ in laḷ.allōñ in laḷ
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monthlyThat congregation is using their monthly contributions to build their new church.Eklejia eṇ ej allōñijuuki wōṇāān ṃōn jar kāāl eṇ aer.allōñ iju
 Have you made your monthly contribution (to the church) yetKwōnañin door ke allōñ iju eo aṃ?allōñ iju
monthsIt's not uncommon for tornadoes to occur during these months.Ekkā an aire waḷọk ilo allōñ kein.aire
 These are the rainy months.Allōñin wōt ko kein.allōñ
 How many months were you on Arno?Jete allōñūṃ ṇa i Arṇoallōñ
 Every two months as of 1965 a field trip ship makes the rounds of all the islands of the Marshalls. S17Ālkin aolep ruo allōñ, waan rawūn eṇ ej raun ñan aolep aelōñin Ṃajeḷaolep
 Take three sacks to make sure you've got enough for three months.Kwōn bōk ruo pāāk em kabbwebwe ñan jilu allōñ.bwe
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moodYou stay here and watch him and let us know if his mood changes for the worse.” P1068Kab pād wōt turin im waje bwe ñe enana taṃṃwin, kwōkōjjeḷā lōñ tak.”kōjjeḷā
moodyHe gets moody when he's drunk.Enana taṃṃwin ñe ej kadek.nana taṃṃwi-
moonThe first quarter of the moon for this month in not visible.Adikin allōñ jab in ettino.adik
 It's the first quarter of the moon nowEadik.adik
 Is the first quarter of the moon visible yet?Enañin adik ke?adik
 It's the full moon phaseAllōñ epād i rear ḷapḷapallōñ
 An eclipse of the moon comes about when the earth blocks off the sunlight from it.Ej bōtōktōk allōñ ñe laḷ in ej pinej meramin aḷ jāne.bōtōktōk allōñ
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MoonlessMoonless nightBuñūn marok.marok
 It's not good to hunt for lobsters on moonless nightsEnana kawor ilo maroklep.maroklep
 We hunt for lobster by the tilkawor method only on moonless nightsJej tilkawor wōt ilo buñūn marok.tilkawor
moonlightWe played a game of tag in the moonlight last night.Kōmwōj ar aṃoot ilo meram eo boñ.anoot
 It's a clear moonlight night tonight.Erreo meramin allōñ buñūnin.meramin allōñ
moonriseIt's moonrise because we can start to see light in the east.Eiiaḷañe bwe emmeramramtok reaar.iiaḷañe
 We won't make it there before moonrise.Enaaj iiaḷañeiki kōj ṃokta jān ad tōprak ḷọkiiaḷañe
MoorMoor that boat far enough out so it doesn't drift ashore.Kwōn kōḷometoiki aṃ emej wa ṇe bwe en jab eọtōk. ḷo-
moppingThey're mopping down the dining hall.Rej ṃaabe lowaan jikin ṃōñā eo.ṃaab
moralsTōḷeiḷa was a woman with very loose morals.Tōḷeiḷa ear kōrā rot eṇ ekanooj in kijoñ. kijoñ
moreYour pestering is more hideous than his pestering.Kaabwilōñlōñūṃ ekōmatōrtōrḷọk jān kaabwilōñlōñin.abbwilōñlōñ
 She's more refusing than before.Eabōblepḷọk jān ṃoktaabōblep
 The field in Africa had more index fingers scattered around.Eaadikọọtotḷọk meḷaaj eo ilo bukwōn eo iAbūdka.addi-kọọtot
 It's more tasteless than before.Eaebōjbōj ḷọk jān ṃoktaaebōjbōj
 It's even more tasteless than beforeEaebōjbōje ḷọk jān ṃoktaaebōjbōj
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moringI started on my job yesterday moring.Iar jino jerbal jibboñōn inne.jibboñōn inne
morningEating bread in the morning gives me that uncomfortable feeling of a stomach overstuffed with food.Ṃōñā pilawā in jibboñ ekaakekeik lọjiō.akeke
 Better hurry because there are a few men who rush ahead of everyone else to fish for the goatfish in the morning.Kwōn kaiur bwe elōñ ri-akḷañe jo eṇ in jibboñ.akḷañ
 I didn't feel like waking up this morning.Eḷap kar aruñijñij ke ej jibboñ.aruñijñij
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.bwije-
 Every morning and evening the jekaro should be unloaded and the bottle renewed. S19Aolep jibboñ im jota, ej iien eakto jekaro im kōkkāāl jeib.eakto
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morningsThe ship arrived three mornings agoTiṃa eo ear potok jibboñōn inne eo ḷọk juon.jibboñōn inne eo ḷọk juon
moronI feel sorry for that child who's going to grow up to be a moron.Iiọkwe ajri ṇe ke ewūdkabbe.wūdkabbe
mortalLust is a mortal sinJerọwiwiin mej ḷōñjerọwiwiin mej
MosesAlmighty God appeared to Moses on Mount Sinai.Anij Ḷapḷap ear waḷọk ñan Moses ioon Toḷ Sinai.Anij Ḷapḷap
MosesʻsMoses's staff did many miracles.Jokoṇ eo jokoṇan Moses ear kwaḷọk elōñ menin bwilōñ.jokoṇ
moseyingLet's start moseying along to the party.Jen jino bweradikḷọk ñan keemem eṇ.bweradik
mosquitoWhy don't you people light up the mosquito coil to keep the mosquitoes out of the house?Etke koṃwij jab ḷwaare (atiḷọọr) lowaan ṃwiinḷwaar
 The people of Laura always use mosquito netsEttaiṇaṃṇaṃ riḶora.taiṇaṃ
mosquitoesThere are a lot of mosquitoes.Eju ṇaṃju
 Why don't you people light up the mosquito coil to keep the mosquitoes out of the house?Etke koṃwij jab ḷwaare (atiḷọọr) lowaan ṃwiinḷwaar
 This islet is full of mosquitoes.Eṇaṃṇaṃ āninṇaṃ
 Mosquitoes suck blood.Ṇaṃ rej ṇomṇom bōtōktōk.ṇomṇom
mossyThis boat has a mossy bottomEliṃliṃi kapin wa in.liṃliṃ
mostUnicorn fish from Arno are the most deliciousEuwwi wōt aelin Arṇo.ael
 It is the most infested with surgeonfish.Eaelmeeje tata.aelmeej
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aelōñ
 Residing in Wōja is the most peacefulAenōṃṃan tata mour ilo Wōja.aenōṃṃan
 He's the most drenched to the skin.Aeṇaktata.aeṇak
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mostlyHe lives mostly in America.Ej jokwe tok wōt Amedka.jokwe
 They live mostly on Likiep.Rej jokwe tok wōt Likiep.jokwe
 He mostly used to spearfish there but today I don't know where he does.Ejọ kōn turọñ tok wōt ijeṇ ak rainin ijaje ia.jọ
 He stays mostly on the outer islets nowadays.Ej pād tok wōt iaetọ kaṇ raan jab kein.pād
motherYour (three persons) disobedience is making your mother unhappyAmijel bōt ej kōṃṃan an jinemijel inepataamijel
 Even if he refuses there's nothing his mother can do about it.Amñe eabōb ke ejjeḷọk men eṇ jinen emaroñe.amñe
 Tell mother that I'm not going.Kwōn ba ḷọk ñan ṃaṃa ke ij jab etal.ba
 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
 The boy is constantly disobeying his mother.Eḷap an ḷadik eo būte jinen.bōt
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Mother-in-lawMother-in-law.Jelpān kōrā.jelpa-
mothersIf the clan name for Tony's father is Erroja-kijeek, it means that Tony's clan name would not be Erroja-kijeek, because we inherit our clan from our mothers.Eḷaññe jowi eo an jemān Tony ej Erroja-kijeek, ej meḷeḷen bwe jowi eo an Tony eban Erroja-kijeek, kōnke jej bōk ad jowi jān jined.Erroja-kijeek
 Our mothers forever; our fathers and the fathers of others. (A proverb extolling the matrilineal relation)Jined ilo kōbo, jemād im jemān ro jet.kōbo
motherʻsMy mother's clan is Erroja, for this reason my clan is also an Erroja.Jowi eo an jinō Erroja, im kōn menin jowi eo ej bar Erroja.Erroja
 My uncle (my mother's brothers).Ullepa/rūkorea.jema-
 After his mother's death he became very lonely.Eḷak mej jinen jāne elukkuun jeraṃōl.jeraṃōl
 He's the only one left to pacify his mother's grief.Ej make wōt ri-jojoon būrwōn jinen.jojoon bōro
 I'm of the Ripit clan because that's my mother's clan.Jowi e ej Ripit kōnke jinō ej Ripit.jowi
mothsThere are moths in your clothes.Emenādik nuknuk ṇe aṃ.menādik
motionThe bucket keeps slopping out because of the motion of the ship.Ellutōktōk bakōj eṇ kōn an ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) wa in.lilutōk
 The small porpoises are in motion, off Nakwōpe everything's fine for the o birds (to feed). (words from a chant about the sign.)Kōṃṃakūtkūt ke dikdik ko, ilikin Nakwōpe eṃṃan o.Nakwōpe
 How can we achieve a well-coordinated rhythm in the motion as we present our gifts to our guests?Ta wāween eo emaroñ kauñkipden ad kabuñtōn ṃaanḷọk kaake menin leḷọk kein ad ñan ri-lotok raṇ ad?uñkipden
motorOutboard motor.Injin ḷọkinjin
 What type of outboard motor is that?Kain injin ḷọk rot ṇeinjin ḷọk
 This motor runs on diesel.Injin e kaan tijeḷ.kaan
 He also assembled an engine inside so that it could motor if there was little or no wind for the sail. P8Ekar barāinwōt kōḷaak juon injin ṇa ilowaan kein an tōtōr eḷaññe edik ak ejjeḷọk kōto ñan lewūjḷā.kōḷaak
 I can't use (operate) a motor.Ijaje leinjin.leinjin
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motorboatThe paint made the motorboat look new.Wūno eo ekọwōnōt ḷoon eo.wōnōt
motorcycleHis motorcycle skidded and fell over.Ear jājjāj tok im okjak otobai eo waan.jājjāj
motoringThe engine was very strong for the size of the boat, so it nearly skipped from the water’s surface when it was motoring with it, especially when there was no cargo. P10Eḷap an baj injin eo kajoor ñan dettan wa eo innem ewātin peḷḷọk jān ioon dān ñe ej tōtōr eake, eḷaptata ñe ej jej kobban.ḷap
moujThat's a big school of ek mouj.Edoom baruun ek mouj eṇ.baru
moundThe mound of stones on the northern end of the island is bigger.Eajokḷāḷọk jabōn ānin tuiōñ.ajokḷā
 Don't make that (mound of) sand crumble.Jab karōṃ bok ṇerōṃ
moundsThis islet has lots of mounds.Ebate āniinbat
 This islet has lots of mounds.Eḷap an batbate āninbat
MountAlmighty God appeared to Moses on Mount SinaiAnij Ḷapḷap ear waḷọk ñan Moses ioon Toḷ Sinai.Anij Ḷapḷap
mountainHe started gasping for air upon our reaching the high mountain topKōmij tōprakḷọk wōt raan toḷ utiejej eo ak ejeekḷọk.jeekḷọk
 The mountain is very steep.Ekadik ju toḷ eṇ.ju
 Let's play king of the mountain.Jeañ ilān kojuwa.kojuwa
 There was a landslide on the side of the mountain.Eṃōraṃrōṃ laḷtak tōrerein toḷ eo.ṃōraṃrōṃ
 The mountain was dynamited.Raar taanṃaiti toḷ eo.taanṃait
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mountainsThis island has lots of mountains.Eḷap an tōtoḷtoḷ (ettoḷtoḷ) ānintoḷ
mountedYou're like a cowboy because of the way you mounted the vehicle.Āin kwe wōt kaubowe bwe kwaar kauboweik wa eo.kaubowe
 The monstrous wave mounted at the bow of the ship and gushed out at its stern.Euwe ṇo boñol eo iṃaan wa eo im kwōppeḷọkḷọk iḷokwan.kwōppeḷọk
mournedHe was so charismatic that when he died the entire atoll mourned for him.Ejjeḷam ettōlin ke eḷak mej aolepān aelōñ eo im ilomeje.ettōl
mournersGet the deceased ready because the mourners are coming.Kōpooj rimej ṇe bwe ri-āmej ro tok.āmej
 That's the procession of mourners from District One.Tal eo an bukwōn juon ṇetal
 The mourners made the visitors sad.Ri-ailṃō ro raar kōṃṃan an ri-lotok ro būroṃōj.ailṃō
mourningShe is mourning her dead husband.Eḷap an lio būroṃōj kōn ḷeo ippān emej.būroṃōj
 There were multitudes of people mourning the dead president.Ear kanooj lōñ ri-lomeje būreejtōn eo.ilomej
 After the spreading of the gravel, there is an evening meal to bring to an end the time of mourning. S14Ālikin eoreak eor kejota in kōjeṃḷọk iien būromej eṇ ñan armej eṇ.iien būroṃōj
mouthThe current flowing into the lagoon is strongest at the mouth of the channel.Eaewaar tata mejān to eṇ.aewaar
 Don't stare with your mouth open or you will eat flies.Kwōn jab aḷḷañ bwe kwōnaaj ṃōñā ḷọñaḷḷañ
 That woman is the biggest blabber mouth.Rūbbōk tata eo eṇ.bōbōk
 Sew up the mouth of that bag for me.Enneoke tok mejān pāāk ṇeenneok
 You have a big mouth.Ekoḷap aṃ kōnnaan.koḷap
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mouthfulThe boss is coming this way,” the Boatswain said through a mouthful of food. P270Jeṃṃaan ṇe meto tak,” Bojin eo ekar kate wōt im ba kōn an kuborbor.jeṃṃaan
moveI'm so impeded I can't move forwardBaj aborū ke iitōn ban wōnṃaanḷọk.abor
 The boat got caught in the eastward flowing current and couldn't move forwardEaetake booj eo im ñak wōnṃaanḷọk.aetak
 The group of people to visit us are getting ready to move.Ri-aktal ro raṇ rej pojak wōt in eṃṃakūt.aktal
 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
 I didn’t move; I just stayed where I was and waited. P85Ijab ṃakūtkūt ak ipād wōt ijo im kōttar.ijo
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movedWhen I was in Tonga I was deeply moved by the hymns sung by the Catholic congregation.Ke iar pād i Tonga iar kanooj ketak kōn an kōbbōkakkak alin jar kaṇ an Katlik raṇ ie.alin jar
 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
 The bird was so gentle and deceptive there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.jatdik
 They moved here because their house was destroyed in the storm.Raar jepjeptok bwe erup ṃweo imweer ilo ḷañ eo.jepjep
 They have moved out of that house.Eṃōj aer jepjep ḷọk jān ṃweeṇjepjep
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movementWhen I heard the Captain say this, I thought about it and was amazed that Father was able to recognize the waves on the ocean side of Pikeej from the movement of the boat while the Captain says he needs to actually see them. P799Ke ikar roñ naan kein an Kapen eo, iḷōmṇak im bwilōñ bajjek ippa taunin an Jema maroñ kile ṇoin likin Pikeej jān ṃōṃakūtkūtin wa eo ak Kapen eo eba ej aikuj kar lo kōn mejān.bwilōñ
 When I heard the Captain say this, I thought about it and was amused that Father was able to recognize the waves on the ocean side of Pikeej from the movement of the boat while the Captain says he needs to actually see them. P799Ke ikar roñ naan kein an Kapen eo, iḷōmṇak im bwilōñ bajjek ippa taunin an Jema maroñ kile ṇoin likin Pikeej jān ṃōṃakūtkūtin wa eo ak Kapen eo eba ej aikuj kar lo kōn mejān.ṃōṃakūt
 His was the circling movement of an agile person such that he didn't fall but stood poised and ready.Itūrrọọlin util de eo, eñeo ejab pedo ak ejutak wōt im pojak.itūrrọọl
movementsThey sent me to spy on and report the enemy movements.Raar jilkinḷọk ña bwe in iaroñroñe ḷọk ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) ko an rinana ro.iaroñroñ
 Her charming movements drive me crazy.Ṃantin kattōñtōñ kaṇ an rōkabwebweik .kattōñtōñ
movesWhy don't you try hitting him with the club and see if he moves?Kwōn aḷaḷ in deñdeñe ṃōk im lale eṃṃakūt ke.aḷaḷ in deñdeñ
 Hang on tight when this boat moves.Kakkōt jirok ñe ettōr wa in.jirok
 Joe has got the best dance moves!Eṃṃan tata buñto-buñtak kaṇe an Joe!buñto-buñtak
movieThey showed John a movie.Raar kaalooje John juon pija ṃakūtkūtalwōj
 The movie is sad.Ekabūroṃōjṃōj ṃupi eo.būroṃōj
 Did the movie last night have a good story?Eṃṃan ke bwebwenato eo ilo pija eo boñ?bwebwenato
 Who was with you at the movie last night?Kwe āt iaaṃ ilo ṃupi eo boñ?iaa-
 He lay face up outside the movie theatreEar jālleplep nabōjān ṃōn ṃupi eo.jarleplep
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moviesThey spend more than enough time looking at movies.Ekiliddāp alwōjier.alwōj
 Why don't you want to take her with you to the movies?Etke kwoṃakoko in kaaluje ippam"?alwōj
 I'm sending you to the movies, but you'll have to pay your own way.Ij jilkinḷọk eok bwe kwōn ṃupi bōtaab kwōnaaj make kōḷḷā oṇeaṃ.bōtaab
 He was so strict he forbade his daughter to see movies.Joñan an kajjiṃwe ear kōmọ an lio nājin alwōj pija.kajjiṃwe
movingHe is moving copra nuts with a stick.Ḷeo ej adebdeb waini.adebdeb
 He is moving the copra nut with a stick.Ḷeo ej adibwij waini eo.adebdeb
 The current is moving easterly in your (the person spoken to) direction today.Eaetakwaj rainiin.ae
 Be careful for she's a super expert in moving her hips during sexual intercourse.Kōjparok eok bwe ṇakṇōkin ri-aelaḷ men ṇeaelaḷ
 I feel the blood pressure moving up in this area of my arm.Eaerin bōtōktōk tok ijo tok ipeū.aerin bōtōktōk
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mowingHe's mowing the grass.Ej jepjep wūjooj.jepjep
 He's mowing the grass on his lawn.Ej jepjep wūjooj ilo meḷan eṇ an.meḷan
mowsOne who mows grassRi-jepjep ujooj.jepjep
MrMr. Engineer, you and the Boatswain bring your boat up alongside that boat over there,” the Captain said and then climbed up when he saw the Old Man and the Chief standing with the other people on the pier. P1344Injinia e, kōmiro Bojin kaatartar waj wa ṇe waadmān,” Kapen eo ekar ba innem wanlaḷ ḷọk ke ej lo ḷōḷḷap eo im irooj eo ippān armej ro ioon wab eo.atartar
 Mr. Boatswain, come steer so I can go down there,” the Captain said. P632Bojin e, atok ṃōk ippān jebwe e bwe in wōnṃaan waj,” Kapen eo eba.atok
MrWhen we reach the lagoon side of the island, Mr. Boatswain, you can jump into the water and swim to the island with the water container because we don’t have a skiff.” P1248Ñe kōjmān tōpar arin ān ṇe kab kelọk, Bojin, im āne ḷọk eake kōb ṇe bwe ejej booj.”eake
MrMr. Boatswain, where’s the light?” I asked. P1117Bojin e, ewi meram eo?” ikajjitōk.ewi
 Mr. Boatswain, you stay here at the wheel while I go down and see what’s going on,” Father said. P1085Bojin e, kwōj ja pād wōt ilo jebwe ṇe bwe ij ja itōn lale eita,” Jema eba.ja
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MsHere comes Ms. what's-her-nameLimen ṇe tok.men
muchWhy do the prices of goods fluctuate so much nowadaysEn baj abōntọun wōt wōṇāān ṃweiuk raan kein?abōṇtọun
 Why is he putting so much water in the soup?Etke ekaaebōjbōje juub eṇ?aebōjbōj
 Why do you worry so much when she's expressing her needs to you?Etke kwōj inepaata ke ej aikuj waj ñan eok?aikuj
 She's much thinner than before.Eḷap an ainiñḷọk jān ṃoktaainiñ
 You must regret it very much because you don't want to eat.Baj ajḷọkūṃ ke kwoṃakokoin ṃōñāajḷọk
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mudYou need to rub the mud off your shoes.Kwoaikuj iri juuj kaṇe aṃ bwe repedkat.iri
 He jumped over the mud puddleEar kājoone pedkat eo.kājoon
muddyMy toes are muddy.Epedkat addiin neō.addi
 It's muddy with soft soil.Ejo kōn bwidej pidodo.jo
 The road is muddy.Eḷap an pepedkate (eppedkate) lowaan iaḷ eo.pedkat
mufflerWhen 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
 Put a muffler on the engine to cut down on the noise.Kwōn baibi injin ṇe bwe en dik ainiken.baib
 The car made a loud rasping sound because it didn't have a muffler.Erraprap jañ in kaar eo kōn an jejeḷọk (ejjeḷọk) ṃabōḷōrinrap
mulletWhere are these mullet fromAkōrin ia kein?akōr
 There are lots of mullet on the ocean side of this island.Eakōre likin āninakōr
 There were more mullet on the oceanside yesterday than today.Eakōreḷọk lik kar inne jān rainiin.akōr
 They look like they're the type who catch mullet.Einwōt baj tipen ri-kaakōr men raṇ.akōr
 They (two) are catching mullet on the lagoon side for usErro ej kaakōrtok kijed iaar.akōr
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multicoloredHe had on a multicolored brownish shirt.Ekkaadade mejān jōōt eo an.kōkaadad
multiplyGod blessed Adam and Eve and said, "Be fruitful and multiply, so that your offspring will spread be all over the world." (Genesis 1:28)Anij ear kōjeraṃṃan Adam im Eve im ba, "Koṃro en timọọn im wōrḷọk, bwe ro ineemi ren ajedeed ioon laḷ.timọọn
multitudeFeeding of the multitude.Naajdikin inelep eo.inelep
 There were a multitude of people who went on the ship to Japan.Ejarlepju jar eo raar uwe ilo tiṃa eo ñan Jepaan.jarlepju
multitudesThere were multitudes of people mourning the dead president.Ear kanooj lōñ ri-lomeje būreejtōn eo.ilomej
mumbleDon't mumble but speak out loud and tell us what you think.Koṃwin jab alñūrñūr ak koṃwin kwaḷọk ami ḷōmṇakalñūrñūr
mumblingI heard him mumbling but I didn't hear what he said.Ij roñ wōt an alñūrñūr ak ijjab roñ naan ko ej ba.alñūrñūr
murderHis associate was charged with murder and imprisoned.Ḷeo ri-karejeran ear kalbuuj kōn an kar uror. karejar
murderedHe was murdered in his sleep.Raar kowadoñe ke ej kiki.kowadoñ
 Someone murdered the girl.Raar ṃōrōik ledik eo.ṃōrō
murdererThe murderer stabbed the woman and she died.Ṃōrō eo eṇate kōrā eo im mej.ṇat
MurjelʻsChief Murjel's food storage was filled to the brim by his followers.Eobrak alein ekkan eo an Irooj Murjel ippān kajoor ro doon.ale
murkyThe fish aren't biting because the water is murky.Ejaṃōñā kōn an liṃ.jaṃōñā
 The water along the lagoon side is all murky from the big waves.Eliṃ iar kōn an ḷap ṇoliṃ
 Don't open your eyes in the water because it's murky.Jab tumej bwe eliṃ.tumej
murmurThe chief's anger made his people murmur.An irooj eo lāj ekaaliñūrñūri armej ro an.alñūrñūr
 Those who murmur usually create discord.Ekkā wōt an ri-aliñūrñūr kōṃṃan pok.alñūrñūr
musclesHe strained his abdominal muscles trying to lift the heavy weight.Eiñ-lọjien kōn an kate kotak men dedodo (eddodo) eoiñ-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
 Don't strain your abdominal muscles by carrying the bag by yourself.Jab kaiñ-lọjiōṃ im make kotak pāāk ṇeiñ-lọjien
 He's flexed his muscles.Ejar ṃajeḷin ḷeeṇjar ṃajeḷ
 What flexed his arm muscles?Ta eṇ ekōjar ṃajeḷ in pein?jar ṃajeḷ
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muscularHe is very muscular.Eḷap an ṃōṃjeḷjeḷ (eṃṃajeḷjeḷ) ḷeeṇṃajeḷ
 That fighter is muscular.Eḷap an peñpeñ rūbait eṇ.peñpeñ
MuseumThe coolest spot is under the Alele Museum.Eaeṃōḷoḷo tata iuṃwin Alele.aeṃōḷoḷo
 Museum. Fair.Jikin kaalwōjwōj.kaalwōjwōj
musicIt'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
 He's tapping his foot in time to the music.Ej kabuñtōn ippān an jañ al eo.buñtōn
 Start the music.Jinoe al eo.jijino
 I awoke to the sound of beautiful music about me.Iar ruj kōn ainikien ko rōmmejaja imejatoto.memejaja
 Those two singing groups are challenging each other with their music.Kumi in aḷ kaṇe ruo rej kōketak doon kōn aḷ kaṇe aer.ketak
musicalIt was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.de
 The aje is a musical instrument similar to a drum. S11Aje ej juon kein kōjañjañ im eiten āinḷọk wōt tūraṃ.kōjañjañ
 It was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.dein
musicianʻsThe musician's ability with the harmonica was spectacular.Ekōppaḷpaḷ an ri-kōjañjañ eo aṃonika.aṃonika
mustYou must really be afraid of ghosts since you can't walk to that house at night.Baj abwinmakeiṃ ke kwoban etal ñan ṃweeṇ in boñ.abwinmake
 We must help the needy.Jej aikuj in jipañ ri-aikuj.aikuj
 She must be a burden to you.Baj ailparokūṃ kake.ailparok
 You must get him going or it'll get too dark for him to walk home.Kwōn kaajādiki bwe enaaj boñe.ajādik
 You must regret it very much because you don't want to eat.Baj ajḷọkūṃ ke kwoṃakokoin ṃōñāajḷọk
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mustySometimes when they cook it they put things that are fragrant with it just so that it will smell good, and not musty. S18Jet iien ilo aer kōmatte rej likit wōt men ko rōñaj ie bwe en ennọ bwiin im jab ḷōḷḷōḷ
 This method is faster and the coconut oil isn’t really musty, like that which is only dried under the sun. S18Wāween jab in, eḷapḷọk an ṃōkaj im pinniep eṇ ejjap kannooj ḷōḷ im āinwōt eṇ me rej kōjeek wōt.ḷōḷ
 Sometimes when they cook it they put things that are fragrant with it just so that it will smell good, and not musty. S18Jet iien ilo aer kōmatte rej likit wōt men ko rōñaj ie bwe en ennọ bwiin im jab ḷōḷñaj
mutualTheir (two) mutual love of one another inspired me to do likewise.Aerro iọkwe doon ekōṃṃan waanjoñak eṃṃan ñan ñaaerro
 Teamwork in mutual assistance is a significant trait in our culture.Kumit im jeṃdoon ekajoor ilo ṃanit in ad.jeṃdoon
my Yes, I know that you are my boss and you can handle my request.Aet, ijeḷā ke kwōj bọọj im kwomaroñ kōtōprak aikuj e .aaet
 Yes, I know that you are my boss and you can handle my request.Aet, ijeḷā ke kwōj bọọj im kwomaroñ kōtōprak aikuj e .aaet
MyMy method of tucking things under the arm is obvious.Eban peljo kaabjājeū.abjāje
 My shyness prevent me from landing the job.Abjeū ekōṃṃan bwe in jab teru.abje
 My fingers hurt.Emetak addiū.addi
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myselfI bought myself an apple banana plant.Iar wiaik juon kōtka abōḷ pinana.abōḷ
 When I was done, I pulled myself to where the engine was, picked up the bucket, and started to bail out the rest of the water. P605Ej ṃōjin ak ibar tōbtōb ṃaan ḷọk im ḷak ijo ippān injin eo, ijibwe tok bakōj eo im jino ānene ḷọk dān eo ṇa ie.ānen
 I almost killed myself. I almost got killed.Ibaj mej wōt jidik.baj
 I said to myself, “I don’t believe there’s daylight already.” P221Iba ippa make, Eban ñe eraan.”ban
 I bought myself a pair of zoris.Iar wiaik juon pea in jodi.jodi
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