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rabbit  rapit

rabbitfish  
a fish, rabbitfish, Siganus sp..  ṃorṃor
a fish, rabbitfish, Siganus rostratus/puellus.  ellōk
a fish, rabbitfish, Siganus rostratus.  ṃọle

race  iāekwōj, jowi
come in last in a race.  piditte
foot race.  iāllulu
relay race.  dide

racing  
a game, racing toy outrigger canoes.  kariwutut

rack  jād
rack for heat or smoke drying.  ati, bwi

racket  keroro, kkeroro

radar  retaar

radio  retio
radio transmitter.  wālej
receive by radio.  bọur
talk on the radio.  wālej
transmit by radio.  wālej

radish  
pickled radish.  taikoñ

raffle  kūbween kijdik

raft  raab

rafter  
rafters.  jekpād, kattal

rag  bōro
ragged.  wūdede

rage  kūtōtō, matōrtōr

Ragistrella  
a fish, chub mackerel, Ragistrella.  akwōlā

raid  
air raid.  kuju
raid at night.  iaboñ
shelter pit, air raid.  rọñ
to raid.  jodik

rail  
railings.  reeḷ
rails of boats.  reeḷ

railroad  
be railroaded.  liaakḷọk

rain  wōt
a rain storm that is the sign of a chief coming.  ḷañōn irooj
heavy rain.  wōt-mijeljel
heavy rain from the northeast.  wōt-tọ
hole in tree for catching rain water.  ṃak
not rain.  jato
not rainy.  jọwōtwōt
pass by, of clouds and rain.  peḷaak
pitter-patter of rain.  ṃṃōṇṃōṇ
protect from rain or spray at sea with mat.  boktak
rain in, as through a window.  tọ
rain of.  utō-
rain that falls elsewhere but can be heard.  wōt-atok
rain that falls straight down.  wōt-aṃwelōñ
rain water.  aebōj, dānnin aebōj, dānnin wōt
raincoat.  kabba
seldom rains (see wōt (wẹt)).  jọwōtwōt
stay in the rain.  utute
take shelter from the rain or sun.  kōjato
time between rain showers.  meḷa
wait for rain to subside.  kōḷọk
wait under shelter for rain to stop.  kaḷọk

rainbow  iia, jemāluut
rainbow-colored.  iiaeae

rainbow runner  
a fish, rainbow runner, Elagatis bipinnulatus.  ikāidik
fishing method, surround a school of rainbow runners with plain sennit.  ekkoonak

raise  ālāl, būḷak, kotak, ḷōbat
raise a bet.  peta
raise by lever.  ḷakilulu, ḷōbat
raise by rope.  tekōḷ
raise children.  kaajiriri
raise fish net from water.  jarjar
raise up.  ḷabuk

raisin  rejin

rake  kutak, reek
to rake, to claw.  rakutak

ram  debdeb, kipin

ramble  jaṃbo

ramrod  naṃnoor

rancid  nnān
smell of rotten copra or rancid coconut oil.  ḷōḷ

random  
at random.  jabdetakwōt

range  
within range.  allọk

rank  laajrak
stripes showing military rank.  ieṃa

ransack  
ravage, ransack, loot.  rakim

ransom  pinmuur

rape  ḷatipñōl

Raphiobelone  
Raphiobelone robusta.  tak

rapid  iur, iurjet

rappel  
rappelling.  pitto

rapture  lọudiñdiñ

rare  jeja
exceedingly rare.  bōtata
rarely used.  tinak

rascal  boea, raajkōḷ, rijorrāān

rash  lennab, ḷakajeṃ
be rash.  ḷōkajeṃ
heatrash.  bok aidik

rasp  
a raspy feeling in the throat, especially after a cold.  mmelkwarkwar
rasping sound.  rap

rat  
gnaw, of a rat or a mouse.  wōjek
rat, Rattus rattus or Rattus exulans.  kijdik

ratchet  
cog, gear, ratchet.  raanke

rate  ded

rather  jaad
rather than.  bwiden

ratified  weeppān

ration  aikiu, kōj

rational  meḷeḷe

ratline  jikin uwe

rattle  kkorkor, kor

rattling  
rattling of bottle, etc..  ttōñtōñ
rattling of gravel.  ḷḷāārār

Rattus  
rat, Rattus rattus or Rattus exulans.  kijdik
rat, Rattus rattus or Rattus exulans.  kijdik

ravage  
ravage, ransack, loot.  rakim

raw  amej, ukood
a food, fish eaten half broiled but still raw.  koubub
a food, raw fish.  jaajmi
eat raw fish.  koobub

ray  
a fish, ray fish (poisonous).  āibukwi
a fish, spotted eagle ray fish, poisonous, Aetobatus narinari.  imen
sting ray.  boraañ, ṃaḷokḷok

ray  
rays of the sun.  ko-in-aḷ
sunray.  koonaḷ

razor  reja
trim hair with a razor.  jeor

re  
syllable "re" of musical scale.  re

reach  po, tōpar
not reach.  likjab
out of reach.  jabjab
reach a goal.  auj
reach destination.  tōkeak
reach for something in the dark.  ttọḷūm
reached.  jaak
to reach.  jeb-
try to reach.  jibadek

read  kōnono, waak
look up after nodding, sleeping, or reading.  bōk bar
reread.  āpta

ready  dede, pojak
ready for a bottle, of coconut shoots only.  raane-bōkāān
stand ready.  joorkatkat

real  lukwi
realistic.  ṃool
really.  ātin, dọlin, kāājej, lukkuun
really (only in negative usage).  kakkōt

real estate  bwidej
own much land or real estate.  amṇak

realize  eñak, kile

realm  
within the realm of possibilities.  tōllọk

reanimate  jaruk

reap  ṃadṃōd

rear  lik

rearrange  ikūr

reason  wūn
interjection: "No wonder!" "It stands to reason.".  jebata
not able to reason.  jaje ḷōmṇak
what is the reason?.  tawūnin

rebuff  
rebuffed.  balu, bokbok, jeddaṃ

rebuke  kkọbōl

recall  ememej
recall with grief.  ajḷọk

receding  
having a receding hairline.  kkodaṃdaṃ

receipt  rijjiit

receive  bōk
receive by radio.  bọur

recent  
recently.  kiin jeṃaanḷọk
the most recent.  ḷọk

recess  ibbuku, kakkije

recipe  ḷōōt

reciprocate  ukok, ukok
to reciprocate.  ṇaoṇea-

reciprocating  
reciprocating of gifts.  kabbōjrak

recite  ālij, kōnono

reckless  jabde, jakkōl, jeḷmāne

reckon  aṇtọọn, lōke

recline  
inclined to recline.  alebabu
recline, stretched out.  jitṃanṃan

recognizable  
unrecognizable.  jakkōlkōl

recognize  kile
not recognize (see kile (kiley)).  jakile
refuse to recognize.  kaarmejjet
try to recognize.  kakōlkōl

recoil  
be shaken by recoil of a gun.  ṃweiur

recollect  ememej

recommend  nōbar

recompense  kōḷḷā oṇea-
recompense for evil deed.  iden-oṇe

reconcile  medek
reconciled.  koṇkōtaa-

reconciliation  medek

reconnoiter  iaroñroñ, waat

record  jeje
phonograph record.  deekto
record player.  jukoñki

recover  llo, mour
be recovering.  mour-tak

rectum  poḷ, rūr

recumbent  eḷḷọk

red  būrōrō
become red, of leaves.  ed
red colored, of reddish coconuts or sky.  mir
reddish color.  ṃūrar

red snapper  
a fish, red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  paan
a fish, red snapper, Lutjanus vaigiensis.  jaap

redeem  lọmọọr, pinmuur

redfin  
a fish, redfin, Argyrops spinifer.  ṃōḷejetak

Rediculus  
Rediculus (alpha Pavonis).  Likin-Buwame

redo  āpta

reduce  kaddikdik

redwood  kāmeej

reef  pedped
a reef separate from main reef.  ñe
boat passage on reef.  toorwa
boat passage through a reef.  tọọr
cave under reef shelf.  apā
coral reef.  wōd
edge of reef.  ḷakej
fishing method, searching for fish at low tide over the reef.  etalpeet
gashes in coral reef.  kōlñe
high barrier reef.  ubatak
long gashes in the outside reef.  mejā
outer edge of reef where large coral heads are.  bōran baal
pond on reef where fish are caught when tide goes out.  tọ
reef around a secondary lagoon.  tiete
reef edge.  baal
reef in the lagoon just under the surface.  medde
small pool on reef at low tide, or in interior of island.  ḷwe
smell of exposed reef.  bbilwōdwōd
sound of waves pounding on reef.  lijeñūrñūr
strip of reef.  tōkā
water course in the reef.  wea

reef heron  
a bird, reef heron, Egretta sacra.  kabaj

reef  
lines used to reef sails.  tiliej
to reef sails.  rujruj

reel  addeboulul, jāljel
reel for fishline.  kurjep

referee  aṃbai

refill  
refill a hole with dirt.  jjioñ

reflect  kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ
reflect a bright light.  kakkilaajaj
reflection.  annañ
reflector of flashlight or spotlight.  ḷat

reflex  
have sharp reflexes.  util

refreshment  
to bring foods with songs as refreshments to a group of men building a canoe or house to keep their morale up, usually done by the womenfolk of a community.  jemjem māāl

refrigerator  bọọk aij

refugee  jipọkwe

refund  peọọb

refurbish  kōkāāl

refuse  abōb, abwin
always refuse.  abōblep, ṃakokolep
refuse to accept or take.  ṃakokoun bōk
refuse to do something.  ṃakoko
refuse to recognize.  kaarmejjet

refuse  kwōpej
refuse area.  taṃ
refuse of scraped coconut after it is squeezed.  o

refute  kariab

regard  kallimjek
disregard.  jekdọọn, kōjelbabō
regarding.  kijjie-
regardless.  jekdọọn

regret  ajḷọk, ukeḷọk

regulation  
regulations.  kien

Regulus  Ḷōkoojṇo

rehearse  kōmmālmel

reimburse  kōḷḷā likjab
customary reimbursement given by anyone in return or exchange for food, living, or payment for medicine or priest-craft.  kabwijeran

reinforce  
canoe part, reinforcement close to both ends.  matātōp

reinforcing  
reinforcing rods.  teekkiiñ

reiterate  ālij

reject  abwin bōk, dike, jọkpej, ṃakokoun bōk, taṃ
rejected.  balu, jeddaṃ

related  
related to each other.  jenokwōn

relation  
brother-sister relationship.  jeṃnājin
family relationship.  kadkad
friendly relationship.  jeṃjerā
parent-child relationship.  jeṃnājin
relation between two brothers-in-law who are married to two sisters.  jemānji-
severance of a relationship.  tūṃ kwōd
taboo relationship.  jeṃnājin, jore
what relation?.  tee-

relative  
duty towards ones relatives.  nukwi
fight between relatives.  an armeje doon
relatives.  erṃwe, nukwi
taboo female relatives of the same generation.  ine-
taking care of relatives.  aerṃwe

relay  
relay race.  dide

release  kōtḷọk
be released from.  jọọr

relevant  kkar

relieve  
euphemism used on sailing vessels to notify men to stay out of sight when women need to relieve themselves.  inọñ
need to relieve oneself.  batbat

religion  kabuñ

religious  
religious instruction.  Baibōḷ
religious period.  iien kijone
religious retreat.  jitlọk

relinquish  kōtḷọk

relish  
to relish something.  ijoḷ

reluctant  
be reluctant to.  tabur

rely  
rely on.  lōke
rely on children to accomplish errands or chores.  ajriin uwaak

remain  pād
remain ahead of a wave when sailing following the wind.  buñṃaan
remainder.  bwe, ko (ro) jet

remains  
remains of a tree especially if covered with fern growth.  debọkut

remedy  wūno

remember  ememej, keememej
remember with sorrow.  ememḷọkjeṇ

remind  kakememej
reminder.  kein kakeememej

reminisce  ememḷọkjeṇ, emḷọk

remnant  ṃōtta-
remnants.  būrar

remorse  ukeḷọk

remote  ttoḷọk

removable  maroñ ṃṃakūt
not removable.  kōn

remove  
remove bones from fish.  iiaak
remove from land.  kalia
remove thorns from pandanus leaves.  iiaak
removed.  teep

remunerate  kōḷḷā oṇea-

rend  kekeel, peoeo

render  le-
render (with directional).  wūjlep-

rendezvous  
a rendezvous.  jikin ioon doon

renew  kōkāāl

renounce  kaarmejjet

renovate  kōkāāl

renown  buñbuñ

renowned  akaje

rent  jata
rental.  oṇān jata

repair  ṃadṃōd
repair a boat.  āe

repatriate  rọọlḷọk ñan kapijuknen

repay  kōḷḷā likjab

repeat  ālij
repeat over and over.  ālijinmen
repeatedly.  kkā

repel  
repelled.  jeddaṃ

repent  ukeḷọk

repetitious  ālijinmen

replace  bōk jikin, pinej jenkwa-
replace the bottom part (jouj) of a canoe.  jeḷañ

replete  booḷ, obrak
replete with.  peddejak

replica  annañ

reply  uwaak

report  kōnnaan
report of official matters.  keeañ
report when called.  eọroñ

represent  pinej jenkwa-

reprimand  jueoonmọñ, kauwe

reproach  kauwe, kinaak, kipel

reprove  kauwe

repudiate  kaarmejjet, kalia

reputation  āt

request  añōtñōt, kajjitōk
fulfill someonẹs request.  ṇawāwee-
request something by flattery.  wadu

reread  āpta

rescue  lọmọọr

resemblance  nemāmei-

resemble  āinwōt
resemble, parent and child.  bōdañ

resent  dike, llotaan

reserve  
reserved.  jememe

reside  jokwe
residence.  jukjuk

residual  bwe

residue  bwe

resign  kaṃōj
cheerful, resigned.  ineeṃṃan
to resign.  kakkije

resin  bwilbwil

resist  dāpdep, juṃae

resound  
resounding.  pedañwūjñwūj

resource  
knowledgeable, resourceful.  wājepdik
resourceful.  mejādik

respect  
respect elders.  kaaḷapḷap

respects  
pay respects to a deceased.  āmej

respiration  menono

respond  uwaak
respond to.  eọroñ

responsibility  ddo, kuṇaa-
assume responsibility for.  bōk ddo
neglect onẹs primary responsibility.  kadkadmootot
take responsibility.  loloorjake
to shrink from responsibility.  wōmak

responsible  
be responsible for.  bōk ddo, kilaak

rest  ibbuku
rest on.  atartar
restless.  kijerjer
to rest.  kakkije

rest  ko (ro) jet

restaurant  kọpe jọọb, ṃōn ṃōñā

restore  jaruk

restrict  
restricted.  mọ

result  ajāllik, kilaak, waḷọk

resume  jjino

resurrect  jaruk
resurrection.  jerkakpeje

resuscitate  jaruk

retain  dāpdep

retaliate  iden-oṇe

retard  
retarded.  ṃōḷọwi

retort  bokkoḷọk, ūlūlōt

retreat  jenliklik
religious retreat.  jitlọk
retreat in war.  eọwilik

return  jepḷaak, rọọl
no return.  kōptata
point of no return.  jerakiaarḷap
return a favor.  ukōt bōkā
return to fight again after having been repulsed.  kotūbtūb

reunion  iiāio

reveal  kowaḷọk, kōnnaan

revenge  bwil-bōro, iden-oṇe
eager for revenge.  paḷ
so angry as to resort to revenge.  ñi

revere  nōbar, wūjtak

reverend  rōplen

reverie  emḷọk

reverse  pāāk

revert  rọọl

review  ālij
review day program.  jeṃnājin

revive  jaruk

revolting  kajjōjō
revolting person.  pāpijek

revolve  rọọl

revolver  lijjukwōlkwōl, likajik

reward  jinōkjeej, tūb
negative reward.  lle
reward for.  kijin

rewrite  āpta

rheumatism  kūrro

Rhinecanthus  
a fish, triggerfish, Rhinecanthus aculeatus.  liele

rhythm  piit
lack rhythm.  jokwa
shout rhythmically while doing a job requiring team work, as carrying a canoe.  roro

rib  diin kat
ribs, nautical.  eḷḷa

ribbon  rōpin

rice  raij
a food, soup of soft rice or breadfruit.  jokkwōp
grain of rice.  tōōḷ
wash rice.  patpat

rice bowl  jokkwi

rich  jeban, ṃweiie
rich, of soil or plant.  kimuur
to enrich.  ṇaṃweie-

rickety  oṃoja

ricochet  jājjāj, ḷāān, tāṃoṇ

rid  
to get rid of.  jujuurḷọk

riddle  lōñña

ride  uwe, welọk
find something to ride.  taṃwe
ride a horse.  ọọjọj
ride at anchor.  emjak
ride back and forth.  ikueaak
ride comfortably.  weaak
ride high in water because not loaded.  okwōjaja
ride on a plane.  kā-
ride the waves.  ṃōt

ridge  
roof ridge.  bōrwaj

ridicule  kajjirere

ridiculous  jekkar, kōjak

riffraff  armej waan, edwaan, ikōn aḷe

rifle  bu

rig  
riggings of boats.  rikin

right  anbwijmaroñ, jejjet, jiṃwe, lukkuun, ṃool
fastest method of righting a canoe after it has capsized in order to escape sharks.  keilupako
inalienable rights or property.  addemlōkmej
of right combination.  ṃṃan utōn
of right dilution.  ṃṃan utōn
right half of human body.  anmooṇ
right hand.  anbwijmaroñ, anmooṇ
right here.  joujo
rightly.  jiṃwe
that is all right.  āinwōt juon
that's right.  eeo

righteous  kkwōjarjar, wānōk

rigid  kajjiṃwe, kijñeñe, pen

rigorous  kajjiṃwe

rile  
riled.  llu

rim  apar, tiek
rim of.  tōrerei-

ring  riiñ
possessive classifier, earrings and other things worn on ear.  die-
wear a ring.  riiñiñ
wear earring.  diede

ring  
ringing (in ears).  tūññūḷọk
ringing sound.  tūññūḷọk

ringworm  kito, koko

rinse  ṃokṃok
rinse bait.  lije
rinse clothes.  ṃukṃuk
rinse onẹs mouth.  kurkur, rukruk
rinse oneself off in lieu of thorough shower.  tutu in kwōlej

riot  im

rip  kekeel, liṃaajṇoṇo, merrōḷọk, peoeo
ripped.  peo, potak
sew together a rip in cloth.  ait

ripe  
cause pandanus to ripen.  okaliklik
coconut, ripe for copra.  waini
cover pandanus to ripen.  poñpoñ
not ripe.  owatrere
not ripe, of breadfruit.  kinbūt
not ripe, of fruit.  kūk
overripe breadfruit.  meimed
overripe spoiled breadfruit.  māḷọk
overripe, of breadfruit with seeds.  meimed
overripe, of breadfruit without seeds.  mejbak
pick unripe pandanus.  okabur
pit in which fruit is buried to ripen.  wōn
ripe, of breadfruit.  kalo, kōt
ripe, of pandanus.  owat
ripen.  mād
unripe.  bur, kūk
unripe coconut.  ub
very ripe, overripe, of breadfruit only.  mmed
wait for fruit to ripen.  kōmmako

ripen  ertak
wrap pandanus fruit with coconut leaves to make it ripen.  kūtōb

ripple  liṃaajṇoṇo

rise  ṃōto
moonrise.  iiaḷañe
rise from the dead.  jerkakpeje
rise, of bread.  jib
stumble and rise again to run.  buñ-peltak
to rise, of dough.  uwe
water rises in a well or swamp.  jib

risk  
risky.  kakkūṃkūṃ, kauwōtata
to risk.  kōjelbabō

rite  kabuñ

rival  
rivalry.  jiāe

river  reba

roach  juwapin
an insect, cockroach, roach.  kuḷuḷ

roaches  
smell of cockroaches.  bwiin-juwapen

road  iaḷ
border on mat or stone edge of road.  apar
intersection of roads.  kāpoon

roadside  tōrerein iaḷ

roam  ṃṃōkadkad

roar  
roar of an animal.  kōṃñūr
roar, as of the wind or a monster.  rorror

roast  uṃ
smell of roasting breadfruit.  kkwanjinjin
to roast breadfruit.  kwanjin

rob  kowadoñ
rob sitting hen of her eggs.  eaklep

robe  
disrobe.  utkōk

robust  ājmuur, tōbōb

rock  bar, ejṃaan, dekā
basaltic rock which floats.  tilaan
build up a pile of rocks.  ppe
hard rock.  ajaj
heavy volcanic rocks.  dekā lọḷ
medicine pounding rock.  tōpañ
rocky.  dekāke
soft coral rocks found on beach.  pukor
turn over small rocks when searching.  okḷā

rock cod  
a fish, rock cod, Anyperodon leucogrammicus.  kabro
a fish, rock cod, Anyperodon leucogrammicus.  kōḷaoḷap
a fish, rock cod, Epinephelus flavocaeruleus.  pookliṃ
a fish, rock cod, Serranus fuscoguttatus.  kūro

rock hind  
a fish, rock hind, Epinephelus albofasciatus.  ḷōjepjep

rock  ṃṃōḷeiñiñ, ṃwitaak
to rock something.  jeballe

rocket  rakōt
pandanus rocket.  didiṃakōl

rock-happy  kidel

rod  
reinforcing rods.  teekkiiñ

roe  likipia
fish roe.  pia

roil  
roiled.  liṃ

roll  dāpilpil, ṃṃōḷeiñiñ
roll a cigarette.  kwarkor
roll back and forth.  jabwilbwil
roll of a ship.  llāle
roll of cloth.  kap
roll of fat around waist.  maḷūttōk
roll of film.  jāljel
roll up mats, etc..  āle
roll up pants.  kitak
roll up shirt sleeves or trousers.  limtak
roll up sloppily, wrinkled.  ḷukut
roll up, as dried pandanus leaves.  jāljel
roll up, line or film, spool.  tāte
rolled.  poktak
rolled, as by surf.  ḷukut
rolling dice.  taij
swaying from side to side, as a ship rolling.  jepliklik
to roll in a kneading way.  ṃabwil
to roll, of ships.  

roller  kōro, waan bwil
roller for launching canoe.  ḷoñtak, ḷọñ

roly-poly  depetdoul

romantic  
romantic desires.  mejpata

roof  maḷtu, tōrak
piece of tin roofing.  tiin
put thatch on roof.  kōtak
roof brace.  añinwoḷā
roof ridge.  bōrwaj
roofing.  jinnibọọr
tin roofing.  jinibọọr

rookery  akade, de

room  ruuṃ
make room for.  jeje, ṇajiki-
move a little sideways to make room.  rrā

roost  edde
roost of.  jipkōn
roosting place of birds.  akade
tree in which birds roost and defecate.  jade
watch birds alight to locate roost.  akajok
watch birds to locate roost.  akade

rooster  kako
rooster tail feather.  ḷōb
strut of a rooster.  adpā, to
take a rooster to a cock-fight.  keid

root  okar, wūn
aerial roots of the pandanus.  liok
push up soil, of roots.  pādāl
root of matter.  boḷ
root out.  wūjwūj
rooted out.  teep
rooty soil.  ibnene
uproot.  toktak, totak, wūj

rope  to
a game, skip-rope.  kutiñ
break, as a rope.  ṃwijkōk
climb or descend a rope.  pitto
coconuts still attached to spathe and lowered from tree by means of a rope.  niiddoor
guy rope or cable.  kae
let out a rope to slacken it.  peaut
loose, of clothing or rope.  pidtoto
raise by rope.  tekōḷ
rope from sheet line forward and aft.  ieplik
rope used for climbing trees.  jemājirok
ropes that go from top of the mast down to both ends of sailing canoe.  jọṃur
strand of rope or wire.  ko
stretched tight, of lines, ropes, etc..  lōtlōt
throw a rope over a branch.  rajāl
tie or fasten with a rope or cord.  ḷajiiñ
to pull and break objects such as string, rope, wire or grass.  tūṃtūṃ
use a rope.  leto

rosary  rojeri

rose  rooj
wear a rose or hibiscus flower.  roojoj

rosebush  utrooj

rot  kōt, wabanban
rotten.  kōt
rotten (of wood).  ajjiḷapḷap
smell of rotten copra on body.  maḷḷipen
smell of rotten copra or rancid coconut oil.  ḷōḷ

rotate  addeboulul, rọọl

rotten  ṃor

rough  kkaj, kurbalōklōk, kurere
rough skin.  bbadede
rough, of weather, currents, etc..  wūj
roughness around penis.  kūḷarōj

round  doulul
anything small and round.  lijadoul
round up fish or animals.  ajāl

rouse  
awake, roused, conscious.  ruj

route  iaḷ
escape route.  iaḷan jọọr

row  aeñwāñwā, aōṇōṇ
row a boat.  oru
row of houses.  alen

rowdy  ṃṃaḷkaro, nana taṃṃwi-

royal  
commoner married to royal woman.  irooj-eṃṃaan
container of oil or water for use with royal whetstone.  ṇop
female of quarter royal descent.  lejjibjib
lesser royal rank.  ātōk
loss of royal status through defeat in war.  jipọkwe
male of one-fourth royal descent.  ḷajjibjib
royal bathing pool in old days.  juwadel

rub  irir, ṃabwil, tōñōl
canoe part, piece of wood on leeside as guard against rubbing from steering paddle.  eran jebwe
make fire by rubbing sticks.  etoñ, it
rub back and forth gently or caressingly.  eoeo
rub clothes in washing.  ṃukṃuk
rub in black carbon on tattoos.  iteṃaṃōj
rub ones eye.  itūk, itūñ
rub with oil as medical treatment.  pitpit
speed up when rubbing sticks to make fire.  jorjor
to rub gently.  boboor, towe

rubber  roba
rubber band.  liko
shoot with a rubber band.  lippin
small rubber tube.  kumi

rubbish  jọkpej, kwōpej, menọknọk
pick up bits of rubbish.  kintak
turn over rubbish hunting for something.  okpej

rubble  
pile of rubble.  ilel

ruckus  
cause a ruckus.  uwōjak

rudder  jebwe

rudder fish  
a fish, chub or rudder fish, Kyphosus vaigiensis.  pājrōk
a fish, rudder fish, Kyphosus vaigiensis (Eniwetak).  rōnna

ruddy  
a bird, ruddy turnstone, Arenaria interpres.  kōtkōt

rude  jakōl

ruffle  
ruffled.  ḷoktōk

ruffling  
ruffling of cocks and dogs before fighting.  rrọñ

rug  erer

rugged  kije

ruin  jeepepḷọk, kọkkure
ruined.  jorrāān
run-down, of persons, ruined.  wōla

rule  kien
rule over.  peek

rule  
ruler, straightedge.  ruḷa

rum  rōṃ

rumble  ññūr

rumbling  
distant rumbling of waves.  lijeñūrñūr

rummage  eded

rummy  rami

rump  pid

rumple  
rumpled.  ḷoktōk

run  ttōr
be running over.  jieb-
get into prime running condition.  an
home run.  oṃrawūn
run a complete circuit around a field.  oṃrawūn
run and jump.  ttōr kālọk
run at full speed.  kọkleejej
run away.  ko, kōplọk
run away far after losing a fight or because afraid.  koñil
run in a zigzag fashion.  jeerinbale
run into.  iioon
run lightly.  kakiaaj
run over.  jjiped
run, of engines.  jọ
run, of water.  tọọr
runny nose.  ba
runs, in a baseball game.  deḷọñ

run-down  
run-down condition.  ijurwewe
run-down, of persons, ruined.  wōla

runner  
a fish, rainbow runner, Elagatis bipinnulatus.  ikāidik

runt  oḷar

rupture  
ruptured.  rup

rush  bwijọkorkor
onrush.  ibeb

Russelia  
a plant, Russelia juncea (Scrophulariaceae).  albokbōrọro

Russia  Rojia

rust  ḷōjo
chip or scrape rust off.  kajjo
make rusty.  kajjo
rusty.  jjo
to chip off rust.  kañkañ

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