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abacus  jorbañ

abandon  
abandoned.  jojoḷāār

abashed  lo

abate  meraḷọk

abdomen  lọje
lower abdomen, triangular area.  baj
swollen abdomen.  jeje, jieje

abhor  akkōjdat, dike

ability  maroñ
ability to cast spell.  anitta
ability to jump far.  pipkaj
inability to catch many fish (see wōda {wedah}).  joda
inability to catch many fish (see koṇkoṇ {kʷeṇkʷeṇ}).  jọkoṇkoṇ
inability to stay underwater long (see pakij {pakij}).  jāpakij

abjure  kaarmejjet

able  
able to catch many fish.  koṇkoṇ, wōda
able to hold much.  tūkanne
able to keep wits during crisis.  lọḷe
able to sail close to the wind.  wetak
able to stay underwater long.  pakij
be able to.  jor, maroñ
enable.  kōmaroñ
not able to reason.  jaje ḷōmṇak
see ban. not be able.  koban
see maroñ. be able.  imaroñ
see maroñ. be able.  komaroñ
see maroñ. be able.  kwōmaroñ
unable.  ban
unable to go in shallow water, of vessels.  kapjulaḷ
unable to hear (see roñ {regʷ}).  jarroñroñ
unable to keep still.  ne ṃakūtkūt
unable to sail close to the wind.  wāto
unable to throw far.  jiban

abode  wōja

about  im men, kōn, tarrin
about (it).  eake, kake
about to.  itōn
about, approximately.  ellōkan
see itōn. intend, mean, about to.  tan

above  jiṃa, lōñ

abrupt  jidimkij, jumej
abrupt decision.  idiñ

abscess  wōt, ur

absence  
mark to show absence.  ọo

absent  jako
absenteeism.  iki-ruṃwij
absent-minded.  bōro-joḷọk, kūḷaṃwe, memālele, pepaḷ
see jako. absent.  ejako
see ko. be absent.  eko

absolute  
absolutely.  wōtōm

absorb  jorom

abstain  jitlọk

abstemious  
abstemious of food.  mattiie

absurd  
absurd (see kōkar {kekar}).  jekkar

Abudefduf  
Abudefduf saxatilis.  bakōj
a fish, maomao, Abudefduf abdominalis.  badet
a fish, sergeant major, Abudefduf septemfasciatus.  badet

abundance  
give in abundance.  wūjlep-

abundant  buñ-pāḷọk, lutōkḷọk, lōñ

Acanthurus  
a fish, banded surgeonfish, Acanthurus triostegus triostegus Linnaeus.  kupañ
a fish, black surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans.  tiepdọ
a fish, orange spot tang, Acanthurus olivaceus.  ael
a fish, red spot tang, Acanthurus achilles.  kinbo
a fish, red spot tang, Acanthurus achilles.  pir
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus dussumieri.  kōpat
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus.  kuwi
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus.  kwi
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans.  aelmeej

accelerate  kūrōn, ḷọk

accept  
refuse to accept or take.  ṃakokoun bōk

accessible  
inaccessible.  akā

accident  jirilọk, jorrāān
by accident.  jide
lie on back as result of accident.  jedtak

accompanied  
unaccompanied.  make

accompany  aililōk, karwaan
accompany either physically or spiritually while in great danger.  mije
to second, concur, accompany.  rejetak

accomplish  tokwōj, tōprak
accomplishment.  tōpran
rely on children to accomplish errands or chores.  ajriin uwaak

accost  
waylay, accost.  pāpjel ṃae

account  
charge on account.  akkaun, jaaj

accurate  jejjet

accuse  kinaak

accustom  
accustom oneself.  meej
accustomed to.  miminene
unaccustomed.  jāmminene

ache  metak
stomach ache.  jemetak

Achernar  
a star, possibly Achernar (alpha Eridani).  Ijuun Rak

achieve  tōprak
achieve one's goal.  teru
achieve prominence.  ḷe
achieved.  jaak
achievement.  tōpran

Achyranthes  
A thorny-stemmed tree. Also applied to other spiny or thorny plants, such as Achyranthes aspera L. on Eniwetok, or, in the shorter variant lōklōk.  kālōklōk

acid  ajet
acidity.  ajet

Acila  
a shell, Solemyidae, Acila schencki.  kūkōr

Acmaea  
Acmaea pallida.  jowakin

Acmaeidae  
a shell, Acmaeidae.  jowakin

acne  taeo
white acne-like fungus under skin.  karko

acquaint  
acquainted with.  jiniet
unacquainted (see jiniet (jiniyẹt)).  jājiniet

acquire  bōk

acronym  
acronym for Kwajalein Islands Trading Company.  Kūtko
acronym for Marshall Islands Import-Export Company.  Mieko

act  ṃwil
act in a certain way.  kaiṇṇe
act in a way contrary to missionary teaching.  tepiḷ
act in fear and haste.  kakōtkōt
act noisily in fear and haste.  kọkorkor

Actinopyga  
sea cucumber, Holothuroidea, Thelonia or Actinopyga.  piāpe

action  
actions.  kōṃṃan, ṃūtō-

active  keeñki, memourur, pātōñtōñ
inactive.  mejjeeḷ
very active person.  kākemọọj

actual  lukkuun

ad lib  kōkōn

add  koba
add liquid to substance such as starch.  kapejlọk
add on to.  dede
add sand or grated coconut.  penpen
add up to an expected quantity.  
carry, in addition.  uñar
not add up.  jọuñ

addict  
smoking addict.  añūrlep

address  jipiij
address a letter.  atōrej
address someone using Li- or Ḷa- prefix on name.  ātlep

adequate  bwe

adhere  dāpdep, dedāp

adjoin  
adjoining.  atartar

adjustment  
period of adjustment.  iien kijone

administer  le-

Administrator  
District Administrator.  koṃja
Educational Administrator.  koṃja

admire  alwōj, nebar

admit  deḷọñ
reveal, disclose, confess, admit (something that had been kept hidden or secret).  ketak

admonish  kapilōk, kauwe, rōjañ

adolescent  boea
adolescent (derogatory).  mānniñ
unmarried adolescent girl.  jiroñ

adopt  
adopt children.  kaajiriri

adoration  kabuñ

adorn  inōknōk

adult  rūtto

adultery  lejān
commit adultery.  ḷōñ

advance  
advanced.  ḷe

advantage  
disadvantage.  nana taṃṃwi-
use to the greatest possible advantage.  ājḷor

advertise  karreelel

advise  kipel, kapilōk, kauwe
advise someone to lead a conventionally good clean life.  kabkūbjer
to encourage, advise.  rōjañ

advisor  
closest advisor.  jiṃwin ñi

advocate  
take sides, advocate.  rōrā

adze  jaḷtok, māāl

Aetobatus  
a fish, spotted eagle ray fish, poisonous, Aetobatus narinari.  imen

affair  jerbal

affect  jelōt

afflict  
afflicted.  liaajlọḷ

affluent  jeban

afford  maroñ

afraid  kor, kūkūṃkūṃ, mijak
afraid of.  uwōta
afraid of ghosts.  abwinmake
afraid to.  pikōt
afraid, warn, be concerned about.  kōkōl
be afraid of.  lōḷñọñ

African pompano  
a fish, African pompano.  aroñ

aft  ḷokwa-

after  āliki-, jān, ḷak, ḷokwa-, ḷọkun
afterwards.  ṃōj, tokālik
back, after (see also liki-).  ālikin
see ālikin 'after' and liki-. after, outside, back.  ālkin

afterbirth  kiliblib

aftermath  ajāllik, jeṃḷọk

after-part  
canoe part, after-part when outrigger is on port side.  jabdik

again  bar
see bar. again.  ebar
why again?.  jaaṃ

against  ṇae
a feeling against.  kajjikur

age  ded, epepen
cause to come of age.  karūtto
of age.  rūtto
of good age.  ṃōṃan ded
old age.  rūtto
one of the same or nearly the same age as another.  peḷo
to age.  aḷapḷọk

aged  bwijwoḷā
be aged, doddering.  aḷapḷọk
fruit of aged trees.  ālkūṃur

aggravate  kakūtōtō

aggravation  aploñloñ

aggregate  ejouj
congregated, aggregated.  kuk

agile  pipkaj, util

agilely  
dance agilely.  buñto-buñtak

aging  rūttoḷọk

agitate  liṃaajṇoṇo
agitated.  jejeikik
excited, agitated, energized.  eṃṃōḷō

agitation  
agitation of feelings.  liṃotak
agitation or shimmering of water surface in strong wind.  aemuuji

ago  
a long time ago.  etto
a while ago.  kōkein
some time ago.  jeṃaan

agony  eñtaan

agree  rejetak
agreement.  bujen, koṇ
be in agreement.  bōro-kuk
shake the head in disagreement.  jeboulul

aground  
go aground.  eoṇ, eọr

ague  piba

ahead  ṃaa-, ṃaan
get ahead.  jibadek jidik
go ahead.  ṃōṃōkaj
remain ahead of a wave when sailing following the wind.  buñṃaan

aid  jipañ

aide  
health aide.  komen

ail  
ailing.  lọkmej, nañinmej

aim  
aim a gun.  alej
aim at.  alej

aimless  
jaunt, sail, or drive around aimlessly.  tarto-tartak
walk aimlessly.  jaṃbo

air  mejatoto
cool air.  aeṃōḷoḷo
exposed to wind and air.  añjerak
to air out.  jejedwawa

air raid  kuju
shelter pit, air raid.  rọñ

airfield  pij

airmail  eermeeḷ

airplane  baḷuun
arrive, of sailing vessel or airplane.  po
to bank, of airplanes.  

aisle  tuwa

ajar  idaaptōk, peḷḷọk

alarm  iruj

albacore  
a fish, false albacore or kawakawa.  ḷooj

albatross  le
a bird, black-footed albatross, Diomedea nigripes.  le
a bird, laysan albatross, Diomedea immutabilis.  le

album  
photo album.  bokun pija

alcohol  arkooḷ
alcoholic.  ṇompe
like alcoholic beverages.  ṇompe
strong liquor, alcoholic beverage.  dānnin kadek

Aldebaran  
Aldebaran in Taurus.  Ḷoojḷapḷap

alert  kōllejar, pojak
be alert.  ṃaanjāppopo, reilik-reiṃaan

Aleutra  
Aleutra scripta.  ṃōṇakṇak

Algedi  Liṃanṃan

alien  ruwamāejet

alienable  
inalienable rights or property.  addemlōkmej
possessive classifier, alienable objects and general possessive.  aa-, wōja-

alienate  
alienated.  kolōkabwi-, koñil, ṃweed

alight  jok

alive  mour

all  aolep, wōtōmjej
all gone.  maat
all present.  likiio
all the more.  tōrreo
count all.  tarlep
not all there.  irḷọk
see aolep. all.  aolepān
see maat. all gone.  emaat

all that is needed  
provide all that is needed for someone or something.  ṇawijkinen

allergy  lennab

alligator  aḷkita

allocate  kōjjemọọj

Allophylus  
a plant, tree, Allophylus timorensis (DC.).  kūtaak

allot  kōjjemọọj

allow  kōtḷọk
allowance for error.  kijen peto
allowed.  mālim

alloy  māāl waan

alluring  kakijdikdik, memejaja

ally  rejetak

almanac  aḷōṃṇak

almost  baj, eitōn, kiōk, ṃōttan jidik, nañin
see nañin. almost.  enañin
see nañin. almost.  kwōnañin

Alocasia  
a plant, taro variety, Alocasia macrorrhiza (L.) Sweet. (Araceae). In the same family as taro and Cyrtosperma.  wōt

alone  ajjimakeke, jojoḷāār, make
fear of being alone in the dark or at sea.  abwinmake
see make. alone.  emake
see make. self, alone.  kwōmake
to be alone on an island.  ajjimakeke

alongside  tōrerei-
come alongside.  atartar
go alongside of.  atar
put alongside.  apar

Alopias  
a fish, thresher shark, Alopias vulpes.  pako tọrtọr

alphabet  aḷbapeet

already  ṃōj
because, already.  dedeinke

also  āinwōt, bar, barāinwōt, kab
see āinwōt. too, also, same.  āin

Altair  Mājlep

altar  lokatok, tampeḷ

alternate  ukoktak

although  amñe, meñe

altitude  ḷolōñ, utiej

Alutera  
a fish, scrawled file fish, Alutera scripta.  ikudej

always  aolep iien

Amanses  
a fish, file fish, Amanses carolae.  ṃōṇakṇak

amateur  jedañ, ñak

amaze  bwilōñ
amazed.  lōḷñọñ, ḷọkjenaa-

amazing  kabwilōñlōñ, kōppaḷpaḷ

ambiguous  lōñ ṃweñan

ambition  jibadbad
seat of ambition.  at

ambush  apād
lie in ambush.  kōppao
to ambush.  kōmja

amend  jiṃwe

America  aelōñin pālle, Amedka

among  bwilji-, kōtaa-

amount  ded, detta-, joña

Amphinerita  
Puperita japonica or Amphinerita polita.  kaddoḷ

amuse  kaṃōṇōṇō
amusement.  ṃōṇōṇō

Anadara  
a shell, Arcidae, Anadara (scapharca) satowi/broughtonii.  kūkōr-in-ar
small clam, oyster, a shell, Arcidae, Scapharca inequivalvis or Anadara pilulu.  kūkōr

analogy  
analogy, attempt.  mālejjoñ

analyze  mejaḷ, tipdik

Anampses  
Anampses caeruleopunctatus.  alle

Anas  
a bird, mallard, Anas platyrhynchos.  roñanpat
a bird, northern shoveler, Anas clypeata.  roñanpat

ancestor  rūtto

ancestry  
mixed ancestry.  aiṇokko

anchor  añkō, emjak
anchor line.  emjak
anchorage.  aba
anchorage on ocean side of islet where one waits for more favorable winds.  metto
be at anchor.  memaan
bow line, used to tie up an anchor.  lokṃaan
fastened, of anchors only.  kilōk
large stone used as an anchor.  kadkad
let anchor line out to allow for tide change.  peaut
ride at anchor.  emjak
stock of an anchor.  rorob
to anchor.  ejjeḷā
weigh anchor.  tōbtōb

ancient  ennāp
ancient times.  etto

and  im, kab
and so (in narratives).  eṃōj

Andromeda  
beta Andromedae.  Ūlin-raj-eo
gamma Andromedae.  Poobin-raj-eo

anemone  
sea anemone.  ḷọr

angel  enjeḷ

Angelonia  
a plant, flower, Angelonia salicariaefolia (Takeuchi).  jab meḷọkḷọk

anger  kōḷo, kōmmatōr, kūtōtō
anger through jealousy.  kwi
angered.  inepata
easily angered.  idimkwi, ñeñiñi
not angered easily (see lilu {liliw}).  jāllulu
slow to anger in debate (see kwi {kʷiy}).  jọkkwikwi
slow to anger in debate (see ñeñiñi {gigiygiy}).  jaññiñi

angle  
angle of the jaw.  roñ
measure joints at an angle in construction work.  alej

angry  , lilu, ḷōkatip, paḷ, ro
angry about injuries received.  kwi
become angry.  kun an ḷaaṃ
so angry as to resort to revenge.  ñi
very angry.  kūtōtō, matōrtōr

Anguilla  
Anguilla celebesensis.  toṇ

animal  menninmour
an animal, a small black lizard with white stripes.  mājḷwōj
an animal, centipede.  iie, ṇokwanej
an animal, green and black lizard, Dasia smaragdina.  kiḷij
an animal, kind of lizard, big tree gecko, Gehyra oceanica.  korap kūro
an animal, kind of lizard, gecko, Lepidodactylus pelagicus or Hemiphyllodactylus typus.  korap
an animal, tree lizard, green and black, Dasia smaragdina.  aop
an animal, white land crab.  lemḷat
call or entice animals or children to come near.  kōkaal
die out, of plants, animals, or people.  ḷot
duty of taking care of a natural or adopted child or pet or domesticated animal.  nāji
female, of animals.  kokōrā
horn of an animal.  doon
male, of animals.  koṃaan
round up fish or animals.  ajāl
school of fish on reef, herd of animals.  baru
young birds or animals.  koon

animate  
reanimate.  jaruk

animosity  kōjdat

ankle  
ankle bones.  lijaakkwōlele
band around ankles used in climbing trees.  kae
climb coconut tree with ankles tied.  ento

annihilate  jeepepḷọk
annihilate one-by-one.  jejoñjoñ

anniversary  keemem

Annona  
a plant, Annona muricata L. (Annonaceae). the sour-sop.  jojaab

announce  kōjjeḷā
announcement.  keeañ

annoy  kakūtōtō
annoyed or bothered by noise.  uwaroñ

anoint  kōkapit
herbs for anointing.  toḷaj

anonymous  
do something for (or against) someone anonymously.  etale-liktōmān

another  bar juon
one another.  doon

Anous  
a bird, black noddy, Anous tenuirostris.  jekad
a bird, brown noddy, Anous stolidus.  pejwak

answer  uwaak
answer someone's question.  ṇawāween
answer to call.  eọroñ

ant  ḷoñ
an insect, big black ant.  kallep
an insect, smallest ant.  kinaḷ

antagonize  
antagonize by tale-bearing.  kiojaḷjaḷ

Antares  Tūṃur

ante  
ante, in poker.  laḷ

antenna  antena

antic  
antics.  ṃūtō-

anti-social  jememe

anus  anri-, kimirmir, poḷ, rōrāāt
anus hair.  oḷkūñ
scratch anus, to goose.  rōbtak
wash anus after defecating, especially women and children, usually in ocean.  eọreor

anvil  aṃbōḷ

anxiety  tarukelel

anxious  ikdeelel, inepata, kijerjer
overanxious.  ṃōṃaelep
to lust, overanxious.  ṃōṃ
wait for anxiously.  jañnuwaad

any  jabdewōt

Anyperodon  
a fish, rock cod, Anyperodon leucogrammicus.  kabro
a fish, rock cod, Anyperodon leucogrammicus.  kōḷaoḷap

anything  jabdewōt

anyway  baj

apart  jepel
apart, divided into two parts.  rājet
be apart.  tọọn
far apart (see kkut {kʷkʷit}).  memejo
far apart (see kkut {kʷkʷit}).  memeḷo
take apart.  jaḷjaḷ
tear apart.  tōtemakil

apathetic  jememe

ape  ṃañke

Apogon  
a fish, cardinal fish, Apogon novemfasiatus.  tōptōp

apologize  joḷọk bōd

apostle  rijjelōk, ri-kaki

apparatus  kein jerbal

apparent  alikkar

appeal  owar
appealing.  memejaja
have sex appeal.  taḷe, taḷe

appear  aloklok, jāde, jo, ṃur, waḷọk
a boy or man whose appearance makes everyone smile.  ḷōḷajkōnkōn
appear before an audience.  paañ
appearance.  añōltok, kōjālli-, nemāmei-, pao
come into appearance.  buñ
disappear.  jetḷọk, jeepepḷọk
healthy in appearance, as a coconut tree.  wāmourur
outward appearance.  añlọkwi-
put in an appearance.  miro

appease  jojoon bōro, medek

appendage  
appendage, usually to a house (always used with directional postpositions).  daṃok

appendicitis  ṃojo

appetite  
have an appetite for.  bōro-kōrkōr, ijoḷ
of small appetite.  mattiie

applaud  kabbokbok

applause  kabbokbok

apple  abōḷ
apple of one's eye.  ñiejo
apple-polishing.  kappok jide
coconut "apple".  iu

apply  
apply constant powerful pressure on a rope.  keepep
apply oneself.  kakkōt

appoint  jitōñ, jitōñ

appraise  watwat

apprentice  rūkkatak

approach  jikrōk, jitaak, kepaak

appropriate  kōkar
appropriate others' property.  aṇokṇak
to appropriate.  kōjjemọọj

approve  
approved.  weeppān
disapprove.  dike, kōrraat

approximate  
about, approximately.  ellōkan
approximately.  tarrin,

approximately  im men

April  Eprōḷ

Aprion  
a fish, snapper, Aprion virescens.  ewae
a fish, streaker, Aprion virescens.  ḷọom

apron  nuknukun kuk

apt  kōkā

Aquarius  
stars in Aquarius.  Jitata

Aquila  
alpha, beta, gamma Aquilae.  Mājlep
epsilon, zeta, omega Aquilae.  Arin-Mājlep

Arabica  
Arabica scurra/eglantina/couturiera/asiatica or Cyraea tigris, etc.  libbukwe

architect  ri-pija annañ

Arcidae  
a shell, Arcidae, Anadara (scapharca) satowi/broughtonii.  kūkōr-in-ar
small clam, oyster, a shell, Arcidae, Scapharca inequivalvis or Anadara pilulu.  kūkōr

Arcturus  
Arcturus in Bootes.  Ad
the pair of stars Spica and Arcturus.  Daam-Ad

are  
there are.  ewōr

area  peḷaak
clean up an area.  rarō

Arenaria  
a bird, ruddy turnstone, Arenaria interpres.  aerār
a bird, ruddy turnstone, Arenaria interpres.  kōtkōt

argue  akwāāl, dọọj, iakwāāl, kōbọuwe
argue against.  juṃae

argument  bowōd, leḷọk-letok

Argyrops  
a fish, redfin, Argyrops spinifer.  ṃōḷejetak

Aries  Elmọñ

arise  jerkak

aristocrat  
female aristocrat.  lōkkūk
male aristocrat.  ḷakkūk

arithmetic  bōnbōn
do mental arithmetic.  aṇtọọn

arm  
beckon by waving arms.  jeeaaḷ
carry tucked under arm.  abjāje, albakbōk
fold arms in front.  bokpā
pain in the arm caused by throwing.  joñ
put arm around waist of another while standing side by side.  jelpaak
put one's arm across another's shoulders while walking.  waabbilāle
see . arm, hand, wing.  peiṃ
see . arm, hand, wing.  pein
see . arm, hand, wing.  peiū
swing arms while walking.  jerjer
walk swinging the arms.  iliik

arm  
to arm.  ṇaṃaanpein

Armigera  
a shell, Muricidae, Purpura (Manicinella) Armigera.  tōbo

armpit  medwañ
smell of armpits.  medwañ

arms  ṃaanpā

army  ami

aroma  mālu

Arothron  
a fish, puffer, Arothron meleagris.  luwap-kilmeej
a fish, puffer, Arothron nigropunctatus.  luwap-iaḷo

around  peḷaak
anywhere around here.  jekākā
go around.  ito-itak, rawūn
go around s.t..  itūrrọọl
turn, around and around.  iñiñ

arouse  bab-laḷin
arouse passion.  buñ-kōḷowa-
aroused to excitement.  jejeurur

arrange  kōkar
arranged head to tail, of fish.  jitnen ṃōṃō
arrangement.  jepaa-
beautifully arranged.  pepānpān
rearrange.  ikūr

arrest  po

arrival  
arrival of many canoes.  lipopo
cry an arrival, of ship or plane.  jeḷo
superstition that large waves portend the arrival of a vessel.  tokwanwa

arrive  jikrōk, jitaak, tōkeak, tōpar
arrive at.  itaak, ṃor
arrive in full force.  ḷooribeb
arrive, of sailing vessel or airplane.  po
to arrive, of a canoe.  jidaak

arrogant  kabbil, kōbbọọjọj, loṃaan

arrow  lippọṇ
shoot a bow and arrow.  lippọṇ

arrowroot  
a food, preserved breadfruit mixed with arrowroot and coconut sap or sugar, wrapped in breadfruit leaves and baked.  bwiro iiōk
a food, soup, spongy coconut and arrowroot.  aikiu
a food, spongy meat of sprouted coconut cooked with arrowroot starch and diluted with water.  peaut
a food, three to one combination of arrowroot starch and water cooked together.  likōbla
a plant, arrowroot, Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) ktze., the Polynesian arrowroot. (Taccaceae).  ṃakṃōk
arrowroot season.  pāl
dirty waste water from arrowroot straining process.  kūbween lọlọ
harvest time for arrowroot.  añōneañ
male arrowroot, of no food value.  aetōktōk
molded arrowroot starch.  jibwil
net made of sennit used for sifting arrowroot starch.  waliklik
net, large-meshed, bag-shaped, for washing arrowroot and soaking breadfruit.  do
stalk of arrowroot plant.  aetōktōk
stone used for grinding arrowroot.  pukor
to die, of arrowroot, signaling time for digging the root.  pāl
to sieve arrowroot.  epta
to sieve arrowroot: first time.  jepta

art  jiña

artery  eke, iaḷan bōtōktōk

arthritis  kūrro

article  bwebwenato

articulate  aejemjem

artificial  kōṃṃan

artist  ri-pija

Artocarpus  
a plant, general term for the breadfruit, Artocarpus incisus (Thunb.) L. F. Moraceae.  
seedless variety of Artocarpus incisus (Thunb.) linn..  Petaaktak

as  āinde-, ke, kōnke
as if.  etan wōt ñe
just as [ADJ] as.  tōḷọk

ascend  wanlōñ

Asclepias  
a plant, Asclepias curassavica (Ebon).  kabbok

ash  
ashes.  melkwaarar, wūpaaj
ashes from fireplace.  kūbween upaaj
burn to ashes.  melkwaarar

ashamed  
always ashamed.  jejookok

ashore  
go ashore on islands belonging to others.  popo ṃanit

Asia  Eijia

Asio  
a bird, short-eared owl, Asio flammeus.  lijeṃao
a bird, short-eared owl, Asio flammeus.  ṃao

ask  jitōk, kajitūkin, kajjitōk
ask for food, a shameful thing to do.  tūñañ

askew  ip, oḷā, pepeerir

Asplenium  
a plant, Asplenium nidus L. (Pteridophyta).  kartōp

ass  pid

assassin  ruuror
assassinate.  kowadoñ

assassinate  
to assassinate.  ṃōrō

assault  ḷatipñōl, nitbwil

assemble  bobo, kōḷaak
to assemble.  kweilọk

assembly  kweilọk

assent  
nod assent (distributive only).  ṃajid

assert  
assert oneself.  kātōk, kōṇkōṃṃan

assess  
assess the value of.  joñe aorōkin

asset  tokja-

assign  jitōñ, jitōñ

assimilate  
assimilated.  peljo

assist  
to assist.  rejetak

assistance  
mutual assistance.  jeṃdoon

associate  ṃōtta-
associate with.  aililōk

association  doulul

assorted  kōkārere

assume  ḷōmṇak
assume responsibility for.  bōk dedo

assuming  
assuming that.  bwe bōta

assure  jiroñ

asthma  orḷọk

astonish  pepaḷ
astonished.  ḷọkjenaa-, rōññaḷọk

astonishing  kabwilōñlōñ

astound  pepaḷ
astounded.  rōññaḷọk

astounding  kabwilōñlōñ

astray  
lead astray.  tōlpilo

astronomy  jedjed iju

astute  kapeel

asylum  iṃōn bwebwe, iṃōn utaṃwe

at  i, ilo, lọ, lo
be at.  ḷo-

athletic  
not athletic.  jọkkurere

atmosphere  mejatoto

atoll  aelōñ
island or atoll reserved for food gathering, usually for a chief and his immediate family.  ḷārooj
leeward side of an atoll.  liklaḷ
main islet of an atoll.  bōran aelōñ, eoonene
name of a section of some atolls, usually the windward, northeast part.  aetọ
see aelōñ. atoll.  aelōñin
western and northwestern island northwestern islands in an atoll.  liklaḷ
windward side of an atoll.  likiej

attach  dāpijek
attached.  kōkejel, lelok
attachment.  kōketaak
build attachments onto a canoe.  peḷọñ
pamper a child so as to create undue attachment.  kaerer

attack  nitbwil
attack at night.  iaboñ
attack by mother hen.  wadde
black magic to stun sharks from attacking.  anjin-pako

attain  
strive to attain.  jawōd

attempt  jaak, jibadbad, kajjioñ
analogy, attempt.  mālejjoñ
attempt the impossible.  kadkadajaj

attend  pād

attention  
pay attention to.  el
stand at attention.  kankan

attitude  bōklōkōt, ḷōmṇak

attorney  ḷoār

attract  
attract fish or flies with scraps.  aṃaṃ
attracted.  añal
attraction of big fish to smaller fish.  la
attractive.  kōmājmāj, memeej, memejaja, ṃōtañ
attractiveness.  aneptok
charismatic, person who is always attracting people around him or her.  ettōl
easily attracted to anyone of the opposite sex.  lelolo
gullible, attracted to.  reel
unattractive.  jakōl

attribute  jinōkjeej

audience  alwōj
appear before an audience.  paañ

audit  bōnbōn

auger  kilmij

August  Ọkwōj

aunt  jine-

Auricularia  
a plant, toadstool, Auricularia ampla Persoon and other earlike Basidiomycetes (fungi). Rogers.  lọjilñin kijdik

Auriga  
stars in Auriga.  Kōḷein-dipāākāk-eo

auspices  oṇaak

austere  kijñeñe

Australia  Aujtōrōlia

authentic  lukwi

author  
author of stories.  ri-kōṃṃan bwebwenato

authority  maroñ, pepe
overstep authority.  bōkjab

authorize  kōmaroñ

auto  
automobile.  jitoja, ṃootka

autumn  añōneañ

avenge  iden-oṇe

avert  bōbrae, el

aviation  kōkāke

avoid  bōbrae, jeje, kawiiaea, uwea
avoid because of unfortunate experience.  je
interfere in order to avoid.  jujuurḷọk
move fast so as to avoid detection.  miro

await  kattar, kōmḷan

awake  
awake, roused, conscious.  ruj
awaken.  ruj
keep awake.  memej
late in awakening.  mājurlep
to keep awake during the usual hours of sleep.  kōmja
wide awake.  rōre

award  kọwiinin

aware  jeḷā, kile

away  jako
be away from.  tọọn
drift away.  peḷọk
get away clean.  joor
go away.  welọk
run away.  ko
see ilọk. go away.  ilañ
stay away from.  kawiiaea
steal away.  dej
turn away from.  el

awe  lōḷñọñ

awful  nana taṃṃwi-

awkward  jatpe

awl  dedāil

awning  waniñ

awry  ip

axe  māāl, ūlūl
stone axe.  jeljel

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