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Tug o' war.Kankan to.kankan
oarlockWhere's the oarlock?Ewi piinin oru eo.piin
ObamaIn his speech to the people, President Obama said, "You all come; the food is sufficient for everyone."Ke ear kōnono ñan armej ro, Būreejtōn Obama ear ba, "Koṃwin aolep tok bwe kannin laḷ jok!"kannin laḷ jok
ObedienceThe Bible says, Obedience is better than sacrifice,’” the Boatswain responded to me with this verse. P1210Baibōḷ ej ba, Eṃṃan pokake jān katok’,” Bojin eo eba tok eoon in ñan ñaeoon
 Obedience is better than sacrifice (from Old Testament: Samuel to King Saul).Pokake eṃṃan jān katok.pokake
ObetObet is a watchman at MIECO.Wōpet ej waj Mieko.waj
obeyedWe said for them to gather the coconuts and they obeyed.Jeba ren aini waini ko im raar pokake. ba
objectsDivination was important for medicine, for discovering thieves, and for locating lost objects. S21Bubu eḷap tokjān ñan wūno, ñan kapok ri-kọọt, im ñan kapok men ko rej jako.bubu
obnoxiousHe has an obnoxious personalityEkōmatōrtōr.kōmatōrtōr
obscuredIt's more obscured in that direction.Eaelọk ḷọk ijieṇ ḷọkaelọk
observeDid you observe the way he fished using the kōjọliṃ method yesterday?Kwaar aluje ke wāween an kōjọliṃ inne?kōjọliṃ
 Observe the antics of that nut.Kwōn bar lale ṃūtōn bwebwe eṇ.ṃūtō-
observedBut when we looked all around and observed the sky, there was no sign of rain, though even so we got containers ready so we could catch rain water, just in case. P1016Ak jeḷak toor mejād im waate tok turin lañ, ej jañin kar ḷōmṇak in wōt, meñe eṃōj ammān kōppojak kein ammān naaj kar bọbo dānnin wōt.bọbo
observingHe's observing where the rooster is sleeping so he can catch it when it gets darker.Ej akajoke an kaako eṇ edde bwe en kab jibwe ñe eboñḷọk.akajok
 This old man is good at observing starsEjeḷā jedjed iju ḷōḷḷap e.jedjed iju
 How do we know which knowledge to put our trust in; the knowledge gained from actually feeling the sway of the boat on the waves or the knowledge that comes from observing. P800Jeḷā ta eo jej door ad leke ie; jeḷā eo ej waḷọk jān imminene in kile wāween jejepliklikin juon wa ioon ṇo ke ak jeḷā eo waḷọk jān lo kōn māj.jepliklik
obstacleI tried but ran into an obstacle.Iar kajjioñ im jeddaṃ.jeddaṃ
obstructedHow is the sun supposed to come out in this terrible weather," the Boatswain said. P661 when the sun is totally obstructed by storm clouds and is invisibleBwe enaaj ewi wāween an waḷọk aḷ ke ebọṇ ḷam jako lañ,” Bojin eo eba.boṇ
 He obstructed my view.Ear pinej ṃaanūpinej
obtainIt'll be difficult for him to obtain it because he has no social status.Epen an tōprak bwe ejjeḷọk bōnbōnin.bōnbōn
 Clean the whiskers off the husked coconut because we're going to extract the coconut meat from it to obtain coconut oil.Kwōn kabuwōtwōte tok waini ṇe bwe pen.buwōtwōt
obviousMy method of tucking things under the arm is obvious.Eban peljo kaabjājeū.abjāje
 Father was doing his best to persevere but it was obvious that he was growing hopeless and uneasy. P1027Jema ekar kate wōt ak elukkuun alikkar an dedodo im addiṃakoko.addiṃakoko
 It's quite obvious.Ej jab aelọk.aelọk
 It's obvious that the three of them are industrious.Ealikkar aerjeel niknik.aerjeel
 As he pulled in the fish, it was obvious that the Boatswain was an expert fisherman. P1309Eḷak baj tōbwe tok ek eo, ealikkar an Bojin eo aewanlik.aewanlik
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obviouslyHe/she obviously was big judging by his/her fingers/toes.Alikkar an kar kilep jān wōt addi kaṇe addiin.addi
 It's obviously a giant clam shell from Pikar Atoll.Adedin Pikaar bwe ealikkar.aded
 It obviously was a huge giant clam, judging from its shell.Jān wōt dettan aded kaṇe kar adedin, ealikkar bwe ekar juon kapoor eo ekilep. aded
 It is obviously a kingfish caught at the ocean side of Jebat Island.Alikkar ke alin likin Jebat.al
 That's Mary because that's obviously how she carries things tucked under her arm.Mede eṇ bwe ej jab aelọk albakbōkin.albakbōk
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occasionToday is a happy occasion.Eḷap tūb eo an rainin.tūb
occasionallyI had to hold onto the teapot, so it wouldn't topple over, and occasionally stir the fire, which tended to die because the firewood was damp. P885Ikar aikuj dāpij tibat eo bwe en jab okjak im pāddo kenọkwōle ḷọk kijeek eo bwe ej itok wōt in mej kōn an ṃōḷauwi kane ko.kenọkwōl
occupiedPlease get her occupied doing some handicraft work with you.Kwōn ja kaamiṃōṇoiki ippaṃ bwe en ṃadamiṃōṇo
 I got occupied for a while and when I tried to find the boat it had disappeared over the horizon.Iṃad em ḷak bar reilọk ejetḷọk wa eo.jetḷọk
occupyingWe were occupying ourselves and surprised to hear the Captain talking to us from the pier. P415Kōṃro bar ṃad jidik jān doon im ḷak ilbōk Kapen eo ej kōnono tok jān ioon wab eo.ṃad
occurIt's not uncommon for tornadoes to occur during these months.Ekkā an aire waḷọk ilo allōñ kein.aire
occurredThis part of the ocean feels a bit spooky,” Father said at the same time the incident occurred. P1036Āinwōt meto jab in ebaj aeto,” Jema ekar ba ejja ilo minit eo wōt ekar waḷọk men in.aeto
 These things occurred during our travels to Likiep. P876Men kein rōkar waḷọk ilo iiaḷ in ammān tak ḷọk ñan aelōñin Likiep.aelōñin
occurrenceIf 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
oceanThe ocean side of his land had a lot of abḷajtiñ plants.Eabḷajtiiñḷamjako likin ṃweo iṃōn.abḷajtiiñ
 The adenpe sharks on the ocean side of this island are fierce.Elāj adenpein likin āninadenpe
 They're fishing for adenpe sharks on the ocean sideErraṇ rej kaadenpe ilik.adenpe
 The current is flowing into the lagoon from the ocean.Ej aewaar tok jān lik.aear
 The surface of the ocean on the leeside of this island's is smoother than that of Jemo Island.Eḷae ḷọk ioon aejetin liklaḷin ānin jān Jemọ.aejet
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ocean—andCoconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.eṃ
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kije-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kinie-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.lime-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.wa
ocean-goingThe top section of a sail on a large ocean-going canoeAtmāejetin waḷḷap.atmāejet
oceansideThere were more mullet on the oceanside yesterday than today.Eakōreḷọk lik kar inne jān rainiin.akōr
 It alarmed the community when the warship blew its horn on the oceanside of the island.Ekairuj jukjuk im pād eo ke ṃōnwa eo ej kōjañ jilel eo ie ilikin āneo āneeriruj
 Those men are using the jabuk fishing method toward the oceanside of that small islet.Ḷōṃaro raṇ jabukḷọk ñan likin āne jidikdik eṇ.jabuk
 Have the bulldozer cover up the holes toward the oceanside.Kōṃṃan bwe baru eṇ en jieñḷọk rọñ kaṇ ñan lik.jieñ
 There is a rotten smell coming from the oceanside.Ebwiin ijjuoñoñtok jablikin āniinjuoñ
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ocean-sideThe current on the ocean-side is stronger than in the lagoon, however, the current in the pass is the strongest flowing eastward.Eaet ḷọk lik jān ar ak eaetak tata lowaan to eṇ.aet
 Ocean-side crabJiine in lik.jiine
 The ship was benighted at the ocean-side of the atoll and the captain was afraid to enter the lagoon for fear of running aground on any of the coral heads littering the channel.Emaroke tiṃa eo ṇailik innem emijak kapen eo in ṃwear kōnke ewōdwōde lowaan to eo.marok
 There are plenty of sea-slugs on the ocean-side reef of this island.Epedobare pedpedin likin āninpedobar
oceanwardSwim oceanward toward me.Kwōn metotak.meto
oclockOkay, that’s enough of that; you two need to figure out what else we need to prepare on the boat because it’s almost three o’clock,” the Captain said. P403Ekwe ebwe in ak koṃro lukkuun etale ta ej aikuj kōpopo ioon wa in bwe kiin ej etal ñan jilu awa,” Kapen eo eba.etale
 Mr. Engineer, you will take the 10 o’clock to 12 o’clock shift and I will take 12 o’clock to 2. P539Ak kwe, Injinia, kwōnaaj bōk jān joñoul ñan joñoul ruo im ña jān joñoul ruo ñan ruo.jān
 Mr. Engineer, you will take the 10 o’clock to 12 o’clock shift and I will take 12 o’clock to 2. P539Ak kwe, Injinia, kwōnaaj bōk jān joñoul ñan joñoul ruo im ña jān joñoul ruo ñan ruo.jān
 Mr. Engineer, you will take the 10 o’clock to 12 o’clock shift and I will take 12 o’clock to 2. P539Ak kwe, Injinia, kwōnaaj bōk jān joñoul ñan joñoul ruo im ña jān joñoul ruo ñan ruo.jān
 We are all ready to set sail at 6 o’clock.” P456Kōmeañ ej pojak in jeblaak kiiō jiljino awa.”jeblaak
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oʻclockAt 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
 She has lots of four o'clock flowers.Eḷap an lōñ nejin emān-awa.emān-awa
 Is it exactly eight o'clock?Enañin jejjet ke ruwalitōk awa?jejjet
 Ring the bell; it's exactly ten o'clock.Kōjañ peeḷ ṇe bwe ejejjet joñoul awa.jejjet
 The food wasn't ready by six o'clock.Ej jab podem tōprak ṃōñā ko ñan jiljino awa.podem
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OctoberIf the two of us don’t go, we will have to wait until October when there will be another fieldtrip ship. P130Eḷaññe kōṃro to, kōṃro kab ḷe wōt ilo Oktoba, iien eṇ enaaj bar wōr piiḷtūreep.ḷe
octopusSmother our octopus in grated coconut.Penkweiki kweet ṇe kijerro.penkwe
oddHe's always defecating in odd placesEpektaan ḷeeṇpektaan
odorThe strong smell of his armpits gives him a disagreeable odor.An medwañ ekaajjiḷapḷape.ajjiḷapḷap
 You have such a strong body odor that it's hard for us to breathe.Baj ajjiḷapḷapiṃ ke jeitōn ban kōboutut.ajjiḷapḷap
 He's got a stronger body odor than you do.Eajjiḷapḷapḷọk jān kwe.ajjiḷapḷap
 Take a bath to get rid of your offensive body odor.Kwōn tutu bwe en jako aṃ ajjiḷapḷap.ajjiḷapḷap
 Man, I wonder where he's going with his unpleasant body odor toḶōṃare, ej ajjiḷapḷapḷọk ñan ia?ajjiḷapḷap
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of They (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 They made a harbor on the lagoon side of the island.Raar abaiki arin āneoaba
 The American soldiers created a harbor on the lagoon side of this island for our government.Rūttariṇae in Amedka ro raar abaiktok arin aelōñ in ñan kien ṇe ad.aba
 That was a dynamite of American origin.Abbaan (abbain) Amedka men eo.abba
 There were lots of experts in dynamiting during Japanese times.Ebooḷ ṇakṇōkin ri-abba raar itok ilo iien Jepaan ko.abba
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of drawingEvery time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.bwije-
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.jepjep
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.jidik illọk jidik
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.kietak
 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.idaaj bwijen
of]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-
 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-
 None of the four of us said anything for a little while after that. P1041Ejej iaammān eṇ ekar kwaḷọk jidik naan iuṃwin jet ko ke minit ālikin an waḷọk men eo.iaa-
 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-
 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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offYou shouldn't persist cause it's turning her off.Kwōn jab kaabōbbōb bwe unin an naaj ṃakoko ṇeabōbbōb
 I’m turning it off and the two of us will go ashore and together with the Captain we’ll start loading our scrap. P337Ij kune im kōjro wōnāne ḷọk kōjjel Kapen eo jino ektaki tok jọkpej ko adjel.ad
 The electric saw sawed off the carpenter's thumb.Jidpān jarom eo ejidpāne addi-lepān kaaṃtō eo.addi-lep
 An adenpe shark bit his hand off.Adenpe ekij pein im jako.adenpe
 They killed off the kings' subjects.Raar toorḷọkboke ri-aelōñin kiiñ ro an.aelōñin kiiñ
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offensiveTake a bath to get rid of your offensive body odor.Kwōn tutu bwe en jako aṃ ajjiḷapḷap.ajjiḷapḷap
 The sore on your foot has an offensive odorEbwiin-puwaḷ bakke ṇe ineeṃ.bwiin-puwaḷ
 We can smell their offensive odor everywhere they go.Ejāālel bwiin-puwaḷiier.bwiin-puwaḷ
offerWhat made him decline the offer?Ta eṇ ekabōbe?abōb
 One 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
 They say the people of these islands used to offer sacrifice to idols.Rej ba ri-aelōñ kein rejọ kōn katok ñan anij raṇ.anij raṇ
offeredJesus offered his life for our salvation.Jijej ear aje mour eo an ñan kōj.aje
 Jesus offered his life for our salvation.Jijej ear aje mour eo an ñan kōj.aje
 My father offered me a boat as an inheritance.Jema ear kajolōt kōn juon wa.jolōt
offeringAre you offering your watch to me?Kwōj ajetok waj ṇe aṃ ñan ña ke?aje
 Every Sunday they give an offering to the church.Aolep jabōt rej jabawōt.jabawōt
 I need a quarter for my church offering.Iaikuji roñoul ḷalem jāān ñan jabawōt.jabawōt
 They gave an offering to the pastor.Raar jabawōte ri-kaki eo.jabawōt
 Don't handle the offering plate with only one hand.Jab jalenpāik ḷọk pleej in jortak eṇ.jalenpā
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offeringsPut your offerings on the tabernacle.Likūt menin aje ko ami ṇa ioon tapnakōḷ ṇemenin aje
officeShe is the file clerk for this office.Ri-baeḷ eo an office in eṇ.baeḷ
 You can find me in the District Administrator’s office.” P283Kōmiro naaj lo ilo opiij eṇ an Koṃja eṇ.”koṃja
 You can find him at the District Administrator’s office, because that’s where he went.” P311Kwōmaroñ loe ilo opiij eṇ an Koṃja eṇ bwe ekar etal ñan e.”koṃja
 Let's go see if we got mail at the post office.Kōjro tōn kōlōta ilo iṃōn lōta eṇ.lōta
 I’m going; we’ll see each other by the office.” P292Imoot, jenaaj iioon doon iturin opiij eṇ.moot
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officerThe officer was much decorated.Einōknōke ubōn opija eo.inōknōk
officialsSchools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.eoḷōpa-
 Schools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.joonjo
 Schools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.lik
offloadIt took us longer to load them up than it had to offload them since the waves were making the boat sway back and forth even more than before. P747Eruṃwijḷọk ektak jān kar ammān ākto kōn wōt an kar ḷōḷapḷọk ṇo im eḷapḷọk an jepliklik wa eo jān kar ṃoktaeakto
off-loadingThe procedure is for the field trip ship to go to all the islands of the Rālik, and when it is fully loaded and all food and trade goods are gone, it returns to Majuro, off-loading and on-loading, to finish the trip. S17Wāween rawūn, waan rawūn eṇ ej etal ñan aolep āne in Rālik, ñe ebooḷ kobban kab ñe emaat ṃōñā im ṃweiuk, erọọl ñan Majro, eakto in ektak, kaṃōjḷọk tūreep eṇ an.wāwee-
offspringHis being an offspring of a Japanese father gives him a light complexion.An nejin ri-Jepaan ekaaiṇokkoiki.aiṇokko
 God 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
oftenI am disturbed at how often he comes.Iabṇōṇōik an memakijkij (emmakijkij) an itok.abṇōṇō
 Why don't we see you more often?Etke ejọkkutkut ad allolouk eok?allolo
 I'm surprised at how often the pitcher threw wildly.Ibwilōñ an bōbooror (ebbooror) pijja eo.boor
 Nylon lines are good because they don't tangle often.Eṃṃan eke bwe rōjjab ddapitōktōk.dapitōk
 The boat tacks often on account of its speed.Eddiakeak wa eṇ kōn an ṃōkajdiak
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OhOh, you're so negative.Ejjeḷọk wōt abōblepiṃ.abōblep
 Oh, now I see.Ibōbtowa kiiō.bōbtowa
 How are you? ..Oh, so, so.Ej et aṃ mour? Jej, ej bwe wōt.bwe
 Oh boy, that was good.Edded, ejjelọk ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) inedded
 Oh, and goodbye to you two,” the old man said. P217Ooo, a bar iọkwe koṃro,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.iọkwe
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oilYour putting sweet smelling drift nut to make coconut oil is better than mine.Ajetūṃ eñaj jān ajetū.ajet
 Put ajet in that coconut oil.Kwōn ajete pinneep ṇeajet
 The way they make them, they dig down until it is near water, then cement the sides but put a rim around it with an oil drum or stones so that the sides don’t crumble and make it dirty. S22Wāween aer kōṃṃani, rej kibwiji ñan ñe epo dān innām jimeeṇe tōrerein ak apare tōrerein kōn kaajliiñ ak dekā bwe en jab rōṃ tōrerein im kōṃṃan an ettoon.apar
 He only took off the ones he knew were clogged with paint oil. P714Ekar jeḷati baib ko wōt me ejeḷā ke rōboṇ kōn peinael.boṇ
 May I please see your oil (or perfume) containerIn baj lale ṃōk bōkā ṇe kaptōṃ?bōkā
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oilyThese pillows are all oily.Emmaḷḷipenpen pet .maḷḷipen
OkOk, 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
OK See you in January if my health's OK and it's the Lord's will.Lo eok Jānwōde ñe eṃṃan mōur im ankilaan Irooj.ankilaa-
OkOk,” I said. P146Ekwe,” iba.ekwe
 Ok,” I said to him. P153Iiūñ,“ iba ñan e.iiūñ
OK Anything is OK with me.Eṃṃan jabdewōt ippa.jabdewōt
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okayI like the way you tuck that basket under your arm. It's okay for you to carry that basket under your arm.Eṃṃan aṃ abjājeiki iep ṇe aṃ.abjāje
 How about kicking the kick ball this way so I can see if it's okay.Anidepetok ṃōk bwe in lale eṃṃan ke.anidep
 Okay, whenever you’re ready you can start passing up any boards that are in your way.” P672Ekwe iien eo wōt kwōpojak, kwōmaroñ jino jibwi lōñ tak aḷaḷ kaṇe wōt me rōkaapañ aṃ jerbal.”apañ
 Okay, start passing boards so we can put them away,” the Captain said after thinking about it. P741Ekwe bar jino jebjeb tok bwe kōjjel bar kọkkọṇkọṇ,” Kapen eo ekar ba ālikin an ḷōmṇak bajjek.bajjek
 Okay, that’s enough of that; let’s just move forward and think about getting ourselves some drinking water,” Father said. P1212Ekwe eṃōj ṇe bwe emoot ḷọk eo kain ak jen ḷōmṇake dānnin idaak,” Jema eba.dān
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oldOk, 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 manAjādikūṃ einwōt ajādikin ḷōḷḷapajādik
 Don't be childish as you're an old manKwōn jab kaajriiki eok bwe kwōḷōḷḷap.ajri
 The old lady made her daughter wear her hair loose on her back and took her to the chief.Leḷḷap eo ear kaaleake ledik eo nejin im bōkḷọk ñan irooj eo.aleak
 Don't always be lying down if you don't want to grow old fastKwōn jab alebabu bwe kwōnaaj ḷōḷḷap ṃōkajalebabu
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oldenCoconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.eṃ
 People in olden times didn't get sick easily.Ri-jeṃaan ejeja aer nañinmej.jeṃaan
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kije-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes for their traveling in lagoons and in the ocean—and also their tools and weapons in olden days. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waan aer itoitok iloṃaḷo im ilọmeto—bareinwōt aer kein jerbal im kein tariṇae ilo raan ko etto.kinie-
 This drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōkein
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olden-timeDivination was something olden-time Marshallese doctors used to learn about something they didn’t understand. S21Bubu ej juon maroñ ri-wūno in etto ilo Ṃajeḷ raar kōjerbale ñe rej kōṇaan jeḷā kōn juon men eo rej jab meḷeḷe kake.kōkōpāl
 Tree catchments and olden-time cisterns were not really clean. S22Eṃṃak im aebōj laḷ ko etto raar jab kanooj in rōreo (erreo).rōreo
 Divination was something olden-time Marshallese doctors used to learn about something they didn’t understand. S21Bubu ej juon maroñ ri-wūno in etto ilo Ṃajeḷ raar kōjerbale ñe rej kōṇaan jeḷā kōn juon men eo rej jab meḷeḷe kake.wūno
olderHe's more light complexioned than his older sisterEaiṇokko ḷọk jān ledik eṇ jein.aiṇokko
 Rounding up of animals by an older person is reliable.Ajālin rūtto etiljek.ajāl
 When my uncle, who's also the lineage head, dies, my older brother will take his place.Ñe emej aḷap eṇ jeū enaaj pinej jenkwan.aḷap
 Paint or chop up to the charcoal mark (older expression for atarḷain)Atar erran.atar
 Fellas, because we are getting older we are starting to lose our vision,” the Captain said. P1245Ḷōṃare kōn ad bwijwōḷāḷọk jejino pilo,” eba.bwijwoḷā
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old-fashionedDon't be old-fashioned.Kwōn jab ṃaṇtin etto.ṃaṇtin etto
old—IAt this time I was seven or eight years old—I don’t exactly remember which. P2Ilo iien in eor jiljilimjuon ak rualitōk iiō—ij jab kanooj ememej.ememej
oldtimeThe oldtime songs are my favorites.Eṃṃan al in jeṃaan ippa.jeṃaan
OlgaOlga is a doll.Ekōjaij Oḷka.jaij
oṃThe men who went fishing using the rupe oṃ method have returned.Rurupe oṃ ro raṇ rōmoottok.rupe oṃ
omenI thought I saw John but it was only an omen.Iar lomijen Jọọn.lomije-
on They made a harbor on the lagoon side of the island.Raar abaiki arin āneoaba
 The American soldiers created a harbor on the lagoon side of this island for our government.Rūttariṇae in Amedka ro raar abaiktok arin aelōñ in ñan kien ṇe ad.aba
 The drag on the bottom of the boat is the cause of it not running fast.Aborin kapin wa in ekōṃṃan an bat.abor
onI put the fender on.Abọū.abọ
 When are they putting the fender on?Renaaj abọiki ñāātabọ
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onboardThe Captain says you should come onboard and wait for him on the boat,” I repeated to the old man standing on the dock. P65Kapen e ej ba kwōn uwe tok in kōttare ioon wa e,” iāliji ḷọk ñan ḷōḷḷap eo ej jutak ioon wab eo.ālij
 Tell the old man to come onboard and wait a little because I’m coming up,” the Captain called up to me. P64Ba ḷōḷḷap ṇe en uwe tok im kōttar jidik bwe ña e waj,” Kapen eo ekkūr lōñ tak.waj
onceThe expert fishermen that we once had in our islands are all gone.Ejako aewanlikin aelōñ kein ad ro.aewanlik
 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
 Once he's back, I’ll tell him and we’ll see what he has to say about it this time around,” he replied. P414Ej rọọl tok wōt ak ijiroñ ḷọk bwe jen baj lale ta eo eba annen jab in,” eba.annen
 Once more before we go.Annen eo in im kōjro etal.annen
 It's going to work once you put up an antenna for it.Enaaj ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) ñe kwōnaaj antenaiki.antena
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oncomingI'll let this boat nose into the oncoming waveInaaj kadibuki wa in ilo ṇo ṇe tok.dibuk
oneHere comes the one who bothers people all the time.Ri-kaabwilōñlōñ eo ṇe tok.abbwilōñlōñ
 You be the one to make her tuck in under her arms for us.Kwōn rūabjājeiktok ñan kōjro.abjāje
 He is not bothered one bitEjaje abṇōṇō ñan jidik.abṇōṇō
 No one has greater inalienable rights than anyone else.Ejjeḷọk eṇ eademlōkmejḷọk jān bar juon.addemlōkmej
 No one can take away our inalienable rightsMaroñ ko addemlōkmej ejjeḷọk juon emaroñ būki jān kōj.addemlōkmej
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one-cylinderJapanese one-cylinder engine (putt-putt).Injin batbat.injin
onesThese breadfruit are less well-cooked than the ones yesterdayEamejḷọk kein jān ko inne.amej
 They are the ones looking for land crabs.Ri-kōbaru waan ro.baru waan
 He only took off the ones he knew were clogged with paint oil. P714Ekar jeḷati baib ko wōt me ejeḷā ke rōboṇ kōn peinael.boṇ
 Grass skirts made in Ebon are better than the ones made in Mājro.Eṃṃan ḷọk in in Epoon jān Mājro.in
 He is one of the fortunate ones. He's a fortunate one.Ej juon eo ejeraaṃṃan.jeraaṃṃan
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oneʻsNo one's admiring you.Ejjeḷọk eṇ ej aluje eok.alwōj
 He is the one who always exposes one's fault to his face.Rijellep eo ṇejeklep
 Could you buy us a stove because this one's not working.Komaroñ ke kajitoobtok bwe ejorrāān jitoob e.jitoob
one-tonThey hoisted a one-ton sling of copra ashore.Raar ṃukkouk ānetak juon tōn in waini.ṃukko
onionIt's bad because it's an old onion.Enana bwe anienin jeṃaan.anien
 Whose onion is this?Kijen wōn anien in?anien
 Add some onion to the soup to make it tasty.Kwōn kakkinonoik juub ṇe kōn anien bwe en nenọ (ennọ).kino
onionsThat recipe uses lots of onions.Eaniene iiōk ṇeanien
 This recipe has lots more onions.Eanieneḷọk iiōk in.anien
 I like Hawaii grown onions.Ennọ anienin Awaii ippa.anien
 Meat smothered with onions.Kanniōk jitable anien.jitable
 Give me about a pound of onions.Letok wōt tarrin juon bawūnin anien.tarrin
on-loadingThe procedure is for the field trip ship to go to all the islands of the Rālik, and when it is fully loaded and all food and trade goods are gone, it returns to Majuro, off-loading and on-loading, to finish the trip. S17Wāween rawūn, waan rawūn eṇ ej etal ñan aolep āne in Rālik, ñe ebooḷ kobban kab ñe emaat ṃōñā im ṃweiuk, erọọl ñan Majro, eakto in ektak, kaṃōjḷọk tūreep eṇ an.wāwee-
OnlyOnly your peace can improve the situation.Aenōṃṃaniṃ wōt emaroñ kōṃanṃan men otemjej.aenōṃṃan
 The only thing I needed to do was wipe his face with his towel because he was sweating profusely. P1142Men eo de eo iaikuj kar matmate turin mejān kōn tọọl eo an bwe ejiebḷọk kōn menokadu.aikuj
 At the times when we were fishing and hooked a fish, we only grilled it, or boiled it in a pot with seawater. P1013Ilo iien kaṇ ej kọjek ñe kōmij eọñōd, kōmmān ej jinkadool wot, ñe jab ainbati kōn dānnin lọjet.ainbat
 In the legend Inedel was given only wrasse to eat by his father.Ek eo kijen Inedel jān jemān ilo bwebwenato eo ej alle.alle
 We eat wrasse only when there's no other fish available.Jej ṃōñā alle wōt ñe ej bar ejjeḷọk ek.alle
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ontoHe took it from my hand and scooped half the can onto his rice. P373Ebōke jān peiū im jibuuni ḷọk jimettanin ṇa ioon raij eo kijen.bōk
 Load this copra onto that boat.Ektaki waj waini .ektak
 I went up onto the dock and went over to where some guys were fishing, on the north side of the dock. P314Iuwe ḷọk ioon wab eo im kōttōpar ḷọk ijo jet ṃōṃaan rej eọñwōd ie, tōrerein wab eo tu iōñ.eọñwōd
 He hadn’t come up onto the boat yet and was still down on the canoe. P1271Ej pād wōt ioon kōrkōr eo, ej jañin wanlōñ tak.jañin
 As soon as the two of them stepped onto the beach three more people appeared on the path where Father and the Boatswain had come out. P1259Ke erro kar juur tarkijet ebaj waḷọk tok jilu armej jān ejja mejate eo wōt erro kar diwōj tok jāne.jān
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OopsieOopsie daisy! Oopsie daisy!Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ! Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ!bōklōñ-bōklaḷ
 Oopsie daisy! Oopsie daisy!Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ! Bōklōñ-bōklaḷ!bōklōñ-bōklaḷ
openDon't stare with your mouth open or you will eat flies.Kwōn jab aḷḷañ bwe kwōnaaj ṃōñā ḷọñaḷḷañ
 Make that flower open before you take it.Kwōn kabbōl ut eṇ ṃokta jān aṃ bōke.bōbōl
 The bottom of the boat is split open.Ebōḷñak kapin booj eo.bōḷñak
 Is he splitting the board open like I said?Ej kōbōḷñake ke aḷaḷ eṇ āinwōt kar ba?bōḷñak
 When the boat made it through the pass and into the open ocean Father came up from the engine room. P525Ej buñlik wōt wa eo im pād i lik ak ewaḷọk tok Jema jān iṃōn injin eo.buñlik
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openedThat sack of flour has not been opened yet (It is still intact.)Ejjañin kōkaan (ekkaan) pāāk in pilawā ṇekōkaan
 As he filled his plate I opened the corned beef and handed it to him. P372Ej kanne wōt kijen ak ijino kōpeḷḷọke kuwatin kọọnpiip eo im leḷọk ñan e.kuwat
 Just as I reached him he opened his eyes and looked at me. P1219Ij epaake wōt ak ekōpāḷḷọke mejān im erre tok.peḷḷọk
openingI don't know why there aren't as many spider shells in the opening between this island and the next one as there used to be.Ijaje taunin an jako an aorake meje eṇ.aorak
 We thought the tide was low but when we got to the opening it was still high tide.Kōmbaab epāāt ak kōm ḷak etal ñan mejje eo ej tūkōk wōt.baab
 That flower is opening.Ebbōl ut eṇ.bōbōl
 They selected only those who have a good parent-child relationship for the job opening.Raar kālōt wōt eṃṃaan im kōrā rot eṇ ejeḷā jeṃnāji ñan jerbal eo epeḷḷọk. jeṃnāji
 Let's the two of us fish with a net and scarer at the opening between those islets before the tide goes out.Kōjro jurōke mejje eṇ ṃokta jān an pāāt.jurōk
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operateWhen did they operate on your stomach?Ñāāt ṇe raar bukwe lọjieṃ?bukwabok
 I can't use (operate) a motor.Ijaje leinjin.leinjin
operatedSome jerk must have operated this motor.Juon in ear leinjinin wūdkabbeiki.leinjin
operatingThat engine was made in Japan because it's operating wellInjin in Japan bwe eṃṃan an jerbal.bobo
opinionI am sure we are southeast of the island,” the Captain insisted, clinging to his opinion. P897Lukkuun ke jeḷe i rōk reaarin aelōñ eo,” Kapen eo ekar akweḷap wōt kōn ijo an.reeaar
 I hate her because she has too high an opinion of herself.Idike bwe eḷap an utiej būruon.utiej būruo-
 Yeah…” the Boatswain was going to try to give the Captain his opinion on the matter but he saw there was no point. P902Iññā. …” Bojin eo ekar bar tōn kajjioñ likūt kuṇaan ippān Kapen eo ak eloe bwe ejej tokjān.kuṇaan
opinionsThose two have differing opinions.Āinjuon aerro ḷōmṇak jān doon.āinjuon
 Our opinions are ajar.Ḷōmṇak kein arro reidaaptōk (ippān doon).idaaptōk
opportunistHe's the type who cashes in on any opportunity that comes by. or He's an opportunist.Ri-amān jokḷā in men eṇ.amān
opportunityHe's the type who cashes in on any opportunity that comes by. or He's an opportunist.Ri-amān jokḷā in men eṇ.amān
 Good opportunity.Iien emṃanṃan.iien
 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
opposedI opposed his decision.Iar deṃak pepe eo an.deṃak
opposingWhat are you opposing?Ta ṇe kwōj juṃaiki?juṃae
oppressedHis sermon really oppressed me. I was very tired after his speech.Ejjeḷọk wōt orāū jān jipiij eo an.orā
oppressionThe oppression of heart will happen.Aerin bōro enaaj waḷọk.aer
oppressiveIt's more oppressive today than yesterday.Eaerḷọk mejatoto rainiin jān inne.aer
optimisticWe were able to shed ourselves of fear and trepidation and instead felt courageous and optimistic. P951Ejako ḷōmṇakin mijak im lōḷñoñ ak epād wōt ḷōmṇakin peran im kijenmej.lōḷñọñ
or Don't whirl around or you'll get dizzy.Kwōn jab addeboulul bwe kwōnaaj ṃōḷañḷōñaddeboulul
orMy thumb (or big toe).Addi lepū.addi-lep
or Better not fool around with his wife or he'll put a spell on you.Jab aelellọḷe bwe enaaj kọọle eok.aelellaḷ
 At the times when we were fishing and hooked a fish, we only grilled it, or boiled it in a pot with seawater. P1013Ilo iien kaṇ ej kọjek ñe kōmij eọñōd, kōmmān ej jinkadool wot, ñe jab ainbati kōn dānnin lọjet.ainbat
 You must get him going or it'll get too dark for him to walk home.Kwōn kaajādiki bwe enaaj boñe.ajādik
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orangeThe orange was juicy.Edāne oran eo.dān
orangesShake the oranges off that tree.Kwōn iṃuki jān leen oran ṇeiṃuk
oratorThat's the eloquent orator.Rukwaḷọk naan eo ewājepādik ṇekwaḷọk naan
orbsI want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).Ikōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.kut
orchestraBand, orchestra.Jarin kōjañjañ.jar
ordealLife is an ordeal.Eetalju(i) mour in.etalju
orderHe stood on tiptoes in order to see.Ear ajjuknene em alwōj.ajjuknene
 And the two of them started struggling with the sail to get it in order. P840Innem erro jino ninearear ijo ippān wūjḷā eo.ninearear
 We really had to hold on tight in order to keep ourselves from falling down. P748Kōmmān ej aikuj lukkuun jirok bwe kōmin jab rotak.rotak
 Once the sail was up and flapping in the wind, the Captain was busy steering the wheel in order to point the boat northward. P850Innem ke ej ṃōj jerake wūjḷā eo im ej jejopālpāl, epoub in ubaatake jebwe eo bwe bōran wa eo en jaaḷ niñeañ ḷọkubatak
 The legislature as of 1965 does not have great powers, so it works to help students and the infirmed in order to improve the life of the Marshallese people. S15Kọñkōrej in ej jab lukkuun ḷap an maroñ ijoke eḷap an jipañ ri-jikuuḷ ro im ro routaṃwe ñan kōkōṃanṃanḷọk wāween mour an ri-Ṃajeḷ.utaṃwe
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orderedHave you ordered the dress?Kwōnañin wōtare ke nuknuk eo?wōtar
ordinanceHas that ordinance been enforced?Enañin jejjet ke kūtien kien ṇejejjet kūtien
 The king issued an ordinance for his subjects to live by.Irooj eo ear kakienḷọk ñan armej ro doon.kien
organWhere was that organ madeỌkwōn in ia ṇeọkwōn
organizationThe organization has been established.Eṃōj an jutak doulul eo.jutak
organizedFather kicked the canoe so it would drift toward the island while the Boatswain started getting things organized on the boat. P1290Jema ebwijlọke āne ḷọk kōrkōr eo bwe en peāne ḷọk ak Bojin eo ekarrūkarōk ioon wa eo.bwijbwij
 The interior of the house is poorly organized.Ejakoṇ karōk lowaan ṃweojọkoṇ
organsIt smells of unwashed sexual organs.Ebwiin ibbūṇoṇo.būṇo
originThat was a dynamite of American origin.Abbaan (abbain) Amedka men eo.abba
 Many are part Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese, and also from other countries of origin. S3Elōñ apkaaj in Nippoñ, Jāmne, Jeina, Bodeke, im bar elōñ laḷ.apkaaj
originalThere are pigs and chickens, but these have been imported by Westerners and aren’t original Marshallese animals. S23Ewōr piik im bao, ak men kein ebbōktok in ri-pālle im ejjab men in mour in Ṃajeḷbōbōk
originatedThe taste of today's ajbwirōk pandanus is not as good as in the day of Ḷañinni (Ḷañinni was the first prehistoric chief that can be traced back from whom descendants of the present day Kabua chiefly lineage originated.)Ajbwirōkin raan kein ejjab einwōt raan ko an ḶañinniAjbwirōk
 Who originated that decision?Wōn eo ear jebar pepe in jāne?jebar
orphanHis being an orphan is pathetic.Ekabūroṃōjṃōj kōn an jako jinen im jemān.kabbūroṃōjṃōj
otherDid he get you any unicorn fish the other dayEar kaaelwaj ke kijōṃ raan eo ḷọkael
 The current is flowing more northward today than the other dayEaerōkeañḷọk ḷọk rainiin jān raan eo ḷọkaerōkeañḷọk
 He caught such a big kingfish the other dayEḷap wōt al eo koṇan raan eo ḷọkal
 We eat wrasse only when there's no other fish available.Jej ṃōñā alle wōt ñe ej bar ejjeḷọk ek.alle
 What were you searching for the other dayTa eo kwaar alloiki raan eo ḷọkallo
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othersShe'll know, being someone who influences others to live as relatives toward one another.Enaaj jeḷā bwe e ri-kaaerṃwe.aerṃwe
 People are attracted to them because they're always looking out for others as relatives.Rej kañaltok armej kōn aer aerṃweṃwe.aerṃwe
 It can't be him since he never throws stones repeatedly at others.Eban e bwe ejaje ajjikad.ajjikad
 You like to make it difficult for others; don't you.Kwe kar baj ri-kaakāik wōt armej.akā
 She's never hateful of others.Eñak akōjdate ro jet.akkōjdat
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otherʻsThe drunks has their arms around each other's waists to support themselves.Rūkadek ro raar waanikli doon.waanikli
otherwiseDon't go to his room otherwise you will get the poxKwōn jab etal ñan ruuṃ eṇ an bwe enaaj kabok eok.bok
 Don't put the plywood under the rain otherwise it will warp.Kwōn jab ute bwiḷāwut ṇe im kaboke.bok
oughtYou ought to make him wear shoes.Kwōn kajuuji.juuj
 You ought to make it a practice to get up early.Kwōn kammineneik eok ruj in jibboñ tata.miminene
 Mmmm, this is how coffee ought to taste,” the Boatswain said. P284Mmmm, a ejejjet wōt utōn in kọpe,” Bojin eo eba.utō-
ouncesHow many ounces did the fish weigh?Jete aunijin ek eo?aunij
ourThe American soldiers created a harbor on the lagoon side of this island for our governmentRūttariṇae in Amedka ro raar abaiktok arin aelōñ in ñan kien ṇe ad.aba
 Lift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
 Are our compass and charts ready?” P285 P285Epojak ke adeañ kaṃbōj im jaat?”ad
 Alright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
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OursInalienable. Ours till death.Ad ñan mej.ad
 Your cooperation enabled us to complete the great project of ours.Almaroñūmi ear kōṃṃan bwe en tōprak jerbal ḷapḷap eo adwōj.almaroñ
ourselvesCome let's protect ourselves from the rain.Itok kōjro boktak jān wōt kein.boktak
 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
 Let’s go to the store and buy ourselves two biscuits. P144Kōjro etal ñan ṃōn wia eṇ in wiaiki ruo kijerro petkōj.kije-
 We are the ones who got ourselves into this mess.” P1130Kōj make in jaar kōṃṃane bwe en āindein.”kōj
 Let’s go to the store and buy ourselves two biscuits. P144Kōjro etal ñan ṃōn wia eṇ in wiaiki ruo kijerro petkōj.kōj
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oustedThey were ousted from the island.Raar kōkālọk er jān ān eo.kōkālọk
outIt's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 Lift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 Use your index finger and push it out from under the desk.Kwōn addi-kọọtotetok jān iuṃwin tebōḷ ṇeaddi-kọọtot
 My looking at her out of the corner of my eye made her nervous.Addikdū ekōṃṃan an abṇōṇō.addikdik
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out]He played solitaire and reached his goal. [He played "out" and went out.]Ear kawūjwūj im auj.auj
outboardMy 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
 Can you assemble an outboard engineKwōjeḷā ke bobo injin ḷọkbobo
 Outboard motorInjin ḷọkinjin
 What type of outboard motor is that?Kain injin ḷọk rot ṇeinjin ḷọk
 That speedy outboard skimmed westward across the surface.Loon jājjāj eo ej jājjāj toḷọk.jājjāj
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outburstWhat was the outburst aboutRaññōḷọkin ta eo?raññōḷọk
outdoHe's always trying to outdo everyoneEnnibnib.nib
outedHe was caught by the girl's father. [He was outed …]Ear auj jān jemān ledik eo.auj
outerThere 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
 They're more peaceful on the outer islandsRaenōṃṃanḷọk ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aenōṃṃan
 Did you notice the phosphorescence on the ocean side of the outer reef last night?Kwaar lo ke aḷak eo ilikin baal boñ?aḷak
 Salt fish and dried fish are rarely made on outer islands that have lots of fish and no one to consume them. S27Ek jọọḷ kab ek ṃōṇakṇak ekkā wōt aer kōṃṃan ilo aelōñ ko ilikin me reike ak ejjeḷọk armej in amāni.amān
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.bọọk aij
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outer-islandThere are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.dik
 There are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.lik
 There are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.ri-
 For this reason, the job of the teacher in outer-island schools is demanding and time consuming. S9Kōn men in jerbal in ri-kaki ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ej juon jerbal epen im ebōk iien.bōk iien
outfielderThe outfielder is too shallow.Ekadik ḷotok kōba eṇ.ḷo-
outmaneuverThey couldn't outmaneuver themRōbane kōllejari er.kōllejar
outnumberThey outnumber usRōlōñ jān kōm.lōñ
outriggerAndy's new outrigger canoe is sailing in the lagoon.Akadik eo waan Ānti eṇ ej ejjerakrōk ilo ṃaḷoakadik
 Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none.Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none. (Lit. Having too many eyes to take in your choice will cause you to loose your grip and to drift aft between the outrigger and the hull and away from the canoe.Elōñ mejān aṃ ātet innem kwomaroñ in peeto kōtaan apit to!ātet
 You strike needlefish on the leeside while I do so on the outrigger sideKwōn deñtak waj ikōja ak ña iretam.deñtak
 Don't lash the outrigger carelesslyEn jab jabde aṃ eọiuti kubaak ṇeeọiuti
 Races of outrigger sailing canoes are better than those of sailing boats.Iāekwōj in tipñōl eṃṃan ḷọk jān booj in ejjerakrōk.iāekwōj
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outsideWhat are they doing outside (the house)?Ta in rej kōṃṃane ālikin ṃwiināliki-
 Stop the pigs from messing up the area outside the house.Lali piik ko jen aer ebaje nebjān mweeṇ.ebaje
 Trash is scattered around outside the house.Eojaḷḷọk menọknọk i nōbjān ṃwiineojaḷ
 The copra was scattered outside the house.Eojaḷḷọk waini inabojin mweeṇ.eojaḷ
 The spread the gravel outside the house.Raar ereraki dekā ko inabōjān ṃweoerer
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outsidersNow it’s like we are outsiders in our own islands.” P398Ein kōj wōt ruamāejet ilo aelōñ kein ad make.”ruwamāejet
outstandingYou can't miss him because of his outstanding partEban peljo bwe ealikkar awetak eṇ an.awetak
outstandinglyThat ship is outstandingly largeEjjeḷọk wōt ḷapin eṇ tiṃa.ḷap
ovenHer oven is making a lot of smoke come this way.Eḷap an baatat tok uṃ eṇ an lieṇ.baatat
 Has the earth oven been covered?Enañin bal ke uṃ eo?bal
 Cover that oven.Koṃwin bale uṃ eṇ.bal
 Mary will be the one to cover the earth oven.Mary enaaj e eo enaaj ri-kōbale uṃ eṇ.bal
 The man went into a room and when he came back out he was holding loaves of bread, already wrapped in brown paper, still warm from the oven. P264Ḷeo edeḷọñ ḷọk ilowaan ruuṃ eo im ḷak diwōj tok ej jibwe ruo ḷoobwin pilawā, eṃōj an limi kōn peba būrawūn, ej ja āindeeo aer māāṇāṇ ke rej kab mat tok.būrawūn
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ovensThose who were assigned to uncover the ovens have already gone to do the job.Ri-jukok uṃ ro remoot in juki uṃ ko.jukok
overThere are lots of apples on that table over thereEabōḷe eoon tebōḷ uweo.abōḷ
 The current flowing into the lagoon is stronger here than over thereEaewaareḷọk ijin jān ijjuweo.aear
 The cloud cast a shadow over the homes.Kōdọ eo ekaelor ṃōkoaelor
 His grave cast a spooky spell over the cemetery.Lōb eo libōn ekaetoik wuliej eo.aeto
 There's arrowroot stalks growing all over the island.Eaetōktōke meḷan āninaetōktōk
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overbearingWe don't like him because of his overbearing mannersKōm dike bwe ekōbbọọjọj.kōbbọọjọj
overboardThey say that if some trash is tossed overboard here, it will be snapped up by the sharks before it hits the water. P1322Rej ba ke ñe ewōtlọk juon menọknọk ijin, emaat wōt ṇa i mejatoto ippān pako.mejatoto
 Stop running around or you'll fall overboard.Jab tarto-tartak bwe kwōnaaj wōtlọk ilọjet.tarto-tartak
overburdenedYour looking overburdened will give you away.Ajjibanbaniṃ enaaj kwaḷọk eok.ajjibanban
overcastWe can't see the constellation Jāpe because of the heavy overcast.Jeban lo Jāpe bwe ekkōdọdo.Jāpe
 The sky is gray and overcast.Ekkilmeejej lañ.kilmeej
overcomeHe sang to overcome his fear of ghosts.Ear al im jujuurḷọk an abwinmake.jujuurḷọk
 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 was almost overcome when he heard that his wife had left him.Erōññaḷọk ke ej roñ ke rōjoḷọke.rōññaḷọk
 Hey, what are those!” the Boatswain was almost overcome with excitement as he pointed at the ocean. P996O, a ta kākaṇe!” Bojin eo eraññōḷọk im jitōñ ḷọk ioon lọjet.raññōḷọk
 He was overcome with joy in as much as he didn't believe he would be the winner.Erōññōḷọk kōnke ear jab tōmak enāj kar bōk tūb eo.raññōḷọk
overcrowdedNo more can get on as this boat is overcrowded as it is.Ejjeḷọk emaroñ bar uwe bwe edouj wa e.douj
overdecoratedHe is overdecorated.Eto jān enōkan ḷeeṇto jān enōka-
over-decoratedThe Christmas tree is over-decorated.Etar jān joñan an inōknōk wōjkein kirijṃōj eṇ.inōknōk
overeatingI have an uncomfortable feeling in my stomach from overeating.Eakeke lọjiō kōn an ḷap kar ṃōñāakeke
overflowedThe concrete cistern overflowed with rain water.Ebooḷtōñtōñ aebōj jimāāṇ eo kōn dānnin wōt. booḷtōñtōñ
 It rained so hard, the tank overflowed.Joñan an to an wōt, ebooḷtōñtōñ tāāñ eo.booḷtōñtōñ
 It filled up and overflowed.Ebooḷ em ibebḷọk.ibeb
 The U.S. fleet came in such huge numbers to the Majuro lagoon that it literally overflowed.Inej eo an Amedka ear jepekōḷane tok loṃaḷoun Mājro im lutōkḷọk.jepekōḷan
overflowingThey're overflowing.Ejjeḷam dujejjetiier.dujejjet
 The cement cistern is full and overflowing (onto the ground).Ebooḷ aebōj jimeeṇ eo im jiebḷọk ṇai laḷ.jieb-
 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
 Just like the Likabwiro was full and overflowing with scrap. P375Āinwōt an Likabwiro obrak im lutōkḷọk kōn jọkpej.lutōkḷọk
 His plate was overflowing with rice and corned beef. P374Eitan lutōk ḷọk pileij eo an kōn raij im kọọnpiip.lutōkḷọk
overgrownThere are too many overgrown sprouted coconuts in that land tract.Eḷap an iupeje wāto eṇ.iupej
 That tract has the most overgrown sprouted coconuts.Iupejtata wāto eṇ.iupej
 They are bringing overgrown sprouted coconuts.Rej kaiupejtokiupej
 Clear out the path again because it's overgrown.Kwōn bar rakij mejate ṇe bwe eitan penjak.mejate
overhangHe's got an overhang.Emaḷūttōk.maḷūttōk
overheadThat evening as we were all on the deck of the Likabwiro and the men were shooting the breeze we were surprised to see a plane fly overhead toward the west. P929Boñon eo ke kōmmān ej aolep im pād ioon teekin Likabwiro im ḷōṃaro rej kōmeltato bajjek, kōmmān ḷak ilbōk ej to juon baḷuun i lōñ to.kōmāltato
 That evening as we were all on the deck of the Likabwiro and the men were shooting the breeze we were surprised to see a plane fly overhead toward the west. P929 P929Boñon eo ke kōmmān ej aolep im pād ioon teekin Likabwiro im ḷōṃaro rej kōmeltato bajjek, kōmmān ḷak ilbōk ej to juon baḷuun i lōñ to.teek
over—II almost couldn’t bend over—I was so full—but didn’t feel nearly as good as I would if I were eating local Marshallese food. P391Iwātin ban jillọk joñan an ḷap mat, ak iḷak eñjaake ippa ej jab eṃṃanin mour wōt ñe ikar ṃōñā kōkanin aelōñ kein.ṃōṃan
overloadDon't overload the boat or you'll sink it.Jab kallōñlōñ bajinjea bwe kwōnaaj kōtōmaruk wa ṇetimaruk
overlyAn overly possessive woman.Rūkkaaerer in kōrā.aer
overnightThe way to make salt fish is first, we clean the fish, and if they are big fish, we cut them into smaller sections, or if they are small fish, we put them whole to soak in salt water overnight. S27Wāween jọọḷ ek, ṃokta jej karreoik ek ko, im eḷañe ek killep men ko jej ṃwijiti im kōṃṃan bukwōn jidik, ak eḷañe ek jidik, jej kaiouki wōt in jooni ilo dānnin-jọọḷ iuṃwin juōn boñ.bukwōn
 The way to make salt fish is first, we clean the fish, and if they are big fish, we cut them into smaller sections, or if they are small fish, we put them whole to soak in salt water overnight. S27Wāween jọọḷ ek, ṃokta jej karreoik ek ko, im eḷañe ek killep men ko jej ṃwijiti im kōṃṃan bukwōn jidik, ak eḷañe ek jidik, jej kaiouki wōt in jooni ilo dānnin-jọọḷ iuṃwin juōn boñ.iio
 The way to make salt fish is first, we clean the fish, and if they are big fish, we cut them into smaller sections, or if they are small fish, we put them whole to soak in salt water overnight. S27Wāween jọọḷ ek, ṃokta jej karreoik ek ko, im eḷañe ek killep men ko jej ṃwijiti im kōṃṃan bukwōn jidik, ak eḷañe ek jidik, jej kaiouki wōt in jooni ilo dānnin-jọọḷ iuṃwin juōn boñ.jojo
 The way to make salt fish is first, we clean the fish, and if they are big fish, we cut them into smaller sections, or if they are small fish, we put them whole to soak in salt water overnight. S27Wāween jọọḷ ek, ṃokta jej karreoik ek ko, im eḷañe ek killep men ko jej ṃwijiti im kōṃṃan bukwōn jidik, ak eḷañe ek jidik, jej kaiouki wōt in jooni ilo dānnin-jọọḷ iuṃwin juōn boñ.jọọḷ
overripeThis breadfruit is overripe.Emmed e.memed
 Jāānkun is made from overripe breadfruit in Ratak.Jāānkun ej kōṃṃan jān emmed ilo Ratak.jāānkun
 Dried overripe breadfruitJāānkun in .jāānkun
overstepDon't overstep your boundaries.Kwōn jab kabōdbōd.bōd
overstuffedA soldier is not supposed to have an uncomfortable feeling caused by a stomach overstuffed with food.Akekein lọje ejekkar ñan juon rūttariṇae.akeke
 Where are you going with the uncomfortable feeling of having a stomach overstuffed with food?Kwōj akekeḷọk kōn lọjiōṃ ñan ia?akeke
 Eating bread in the morning gives me that uncomfortable feeling of a stomach overstuffed with food.Ṃōñā pilawā in jibboñ ekaakekeik lọjiō.akeke
overtimeI worked overtime on this.Iar obataimi men e.obataim
 Are you working overtime tonightKwōj obataiṃ ke buñinin?obataim
overweightI have to reduce because I'm overweight.Iaikuj kaddikdik bwe eḷap tebu.kaddikdik
overwhelmedThe girl was overwhelmed with grief.Ledik eo ear lañṃwijidjid kōn būroṃōj.lañṃwijidjid
overworkedShe's the most overworked womanAilparok tata lieṇ.ailparok
oweWould you calculate how much I owe youJennadeik ṃōk ṃuri eo ippaṃ.jennade
 You owe me quite a bit.Eḷap aṃ ṃuri ippa.ṃuri
owlI saw a black bird and its eyes were shimmering like those of a short-eared owl. P1040Ikar lo juon bao kilmeej im mejān ej errobōlbōl āinwōt lijeṃao.lijeṃao
ownWe feel at home now living on our own landJaamṇak kiiō bwe jej jokwe ioon bwidej in ad.amṇak
 His son has a family of his own.Ebaaṃle ḷadik eo nejin.baaṃle
 I'm sending you to the movies, but you'll have to pay your own wayIj jilkinḷọk eok bwe kwōn ṃupi bōtaab kwōnaaj make kōḷḷā oṇeaṃ.bōtaab
 He wrote his own biography -- his autobiography.Ear je bwebwenatoun mour eo an.bwebwenatoun mour an juon armej
 The next morning I woke up on my own and looked all around but didn’t see anyone else. P955Jebboñon eo juon imake ruj im ḷak reilik reiṃaan i lowaan wa eo, eejej eṇ ikar loe ak ña wōt.ejej
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ownedThey (foursome) owned the store.Aereañ ṃōnwia eo.aereañ
 The caretaker's descendants thought they truly owned the land they were staying on.Ro jibwin ri-alal eo raar ḷōmṇak lukkuun aer bwidej eo rej jokwe ie.alal
 Father realized that the man who owned the boat who he was going to ask for his boat was a frugal kind of guy, because he was very careful and protective of the boat. P22Jema ear kile ippān make ke ḷeo ej itōn kajjitōk wa eo waan ej kain armej rot eṇ epen ṃweien kōnke eḷap an tiljek im kōjparok.itōn
 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
 This is tract owned by my father.Wāto eo jikin jemā in.jiki-
ownerWhat made him the owner of so much land?Ta eo ekar kaamḷape?amḷap
owningThere shouldn't be anybody owning more land than others these days as the living situation has changed.Ej jab aikuj wōr ri-amḷap raan kein kōnke eoktak wāween mour.amḷap
 You're luckier than I am in terms of owning much more land.Eḷap aṃ amṇakḷọk jān ñaamṇak
 All he thinks about is owning real estate.Ebbwidejdej ḷōmṇak kaṇ an.bwidej
oxThou 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
oxygenThe oxygen tank for the hospital.Akjijenin aujpitōḷ.akjijen
 He can't use the oxygen.Ejaje akjijen.akjijen
 The person in charge of the oxygen was gone and the doctor didn't know what to do.Ejako ri-akjijen eo innām taktō eo eñak en et.akjijen
 They're giving oxygen to the patient undergoing surgery.Rej akjijene ri-ṃwijṃwij eṇ.akjijen
oystersThe dip at the party was made from oysters.Kattu eo ilo bade eo, kōṃṃan jān jukkwe.kattu

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