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jab  duuj
jabbing.  dedeb

jack  
a game, jacks.  kiiñkiiñ
jack up.  kotak

jack up  
to jack up something.  jāāk

jacket  kopā
life jacket.  kein aō

jag  
jagged.  pirañrañ

jail  kalbuuj
to be in jail.  kalbuuj
to be thrown in jail.  kalbuuj

jam  jaaṃ

jangle  kokorkor

jangling  tōtōñtōñ

January  Jānwōde

Japan  Jepaan, Nibboñ

jar  bato
be jarred.  kajkaj
jarred.  ṃweiur
small bottle or jar.  bōkā

jargon  kaj

jaunt  
jaunt, sail, or drive around aimlessly.  tarto-tartak

jaw  
angle of the jaw.  roñ
lower jaw.  atlaḷ
upper jaw.  atlōñ

jealous  arōk kōrā, atebar, kōmmọ, kaṃo, paḷ, ro
anger through jealousy.  kwi
jealousy.  juunṃaad
protect with jealousy.  jetṇaak

jeans  
denim trousers, blue jeans, Levis.  tanim

jeep  jiip
drive a jeep.  jiipip

jello  kapejlọk

jelly  jaaṃ

jellyfish  
a fish, jellyfish.  jañij

jeopardize  kauwōtata

jerk  liit, leleṃaj
fishing method, line fishing at night, jerking the line to cause phosphorescence in water to attract fish to the bait.  kōjjaromrom
fishing method, occasional jerking of line to lure a fish to the bait or jig.  kooral
jerk a fishline to hook a fish.  dimtak
jerky.  leleṃaj

Jesus  
Jesus Christ.  Jijej Kūraij
see Jijej Kūraij . Jesus.  Jijej

jettison  eakpel

jig  
dancing a jig.  jirōṃrōṃ
fishing method, occasional jerking of line to lure a fish to the bait or jig.  kooral

jingle  kokorkor

jingling  tōtōñtōñ

jitterbug  jurbak

job  
get a job.  jọọb

jog  kakiaaj

John  Jọọn

join  dāpijek, koba
join in.  almaroñ
joined.  piro
joining.  ik

joint  kōketaak
joint, body.  mọkwōj
measure joints at an angle in construction work.  alej
out of joint.  ir
stiffness in joints.  akā

joke  kaliāpep, liāp
play practical jokes.  ikien
to joke.  kōjak

jolly  kaṃōṇōṇō

jolt  
jolted.  ṃajōjō, ṃweiur

jostling  itileoñeoñ

jot  jibūñ

journey  iaḷ, ito-itak
see off on a journey.  kōjjājet

jovial  kaṃōṇōṇō

joy  jibbūñ, lañlōñ, ṃōṇōṇō
be overcome with emotion, excitement, joy.  raññōḷọk

judge  ekajet, jāj

judgment  
use critical judgment.  reilik-reiṃaan

jug  bōkā

juggle  ekkokowa, kejau

juggling  
a game, juggling.  lejọñjọñ
juggling contest.  ekkokowa

juice  dān
a food, juice extracted from fresh pandanus.  jowaanroñ
coconut juice.  dānnin ni

July  Juḷae

jumble  pānuk
jumbled.  pok

jump  kālọk, pāl-
a game, high jump or broad jump.  kappiñ, kappiñ
ability to jump far.  pipkaj
jump around.  kāto-ketak
jump down.  kālọk
jump into the sea.  kālọk
jump into the water.  ro
jump on.  kāik
jump out of.  kenabōj
jump over.  kājoon
jump over, transitive form of kōkāke {kekaykẹy}.  kāik
jump the gun.  kijer
jump to dive, head first.  tubar
jump up.  katiej
jump up (like a bird).  pikkālọk
jump up and down.  kōkāke
run and jump.  tōtōr kālọk

jun ken po  jaañke

June  Juun

jungle  buḷōn mar

junk  kwōpej

Jussiaea  
a plant, flower, Jussiaea suffruticosa (Takeuchi).  utilolōb

just  baj, bajjek, de, kab, wānōk, wōt
just as.  āinde-
just as [ADJ] as.  tōḷọk
just enough.  bōka-
just sufficient.  bōka-
justice.  wānōk
see baj. just, only.  ebaj

jut  
jutting out from the rest.  daṃok

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