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ugh  
interjection: "ugh!".  ōrrōr

ugly  dakōlkōl, jepa, kōnana, nabbe
ugly, of people.  dakke
very ugly.  kajjōjō

ukulele  uklele

ulcer  aḷjer
skin ulcer.  dekā, eakeak
ulcerated.  bakke
ulcerated framboesia.  rajjiia

ulcers  
suffer from ulcers.  aḷjer

ulua  
a fish, skip jack, Caranx melampygus, Hawaiian ulua.  deltokrōk

umbrella  aṃbwidilā

umpire  aṃbai

unable  ban
see ban. be unable.  iban
see ban. unable.  bane
unable to endure physically.  ñatñat
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 stomach something.  ñatñat
unable to throw far.  jiban

unaccompanied  make

unaccustom  
unaccustomed.  jāmminene

unacquaint  
unacquainted (see jiniet (jiniyẹt)).  jājiniet

unattract  
unattractive.  jakōl

unbalance  
unbalanced.  tōplik tōpar

unbecoming  jekkar
see jekkar. ill-matched, unbecoming.  ejekkar

unceremonial  
celebrate an occasion in a rather unceremonial manner.  kōḷọk

uncharitable  miin

unchew  
unchewed food caught in throat.  ubabōj

uncircumcise  
uncircumcised penis.  kōkkōk

unclasp  mejaḷ

uncle  
uncle on the mother's side.  aḷap
uncle, father's brother.  jema-
uncle, mother's brother only.  rūkorea-, wūllepa-

unclean  
unclean, vulgar, gross.  tōtoon

unclear  
unclear weather.  tab

unclutter  
uncluttered.  meḷak

uncomfortable  abṇōṇō
uncomfortable feeling about the stomach from being overstuffed with food.  akeke

unconcern  
unconcerned about consequences.  jejọjọ, mejel kil

unconscious  jajeḷọkjeṇ, ñakḷọkjeṇ

uncontrol  
desire for something, uncontrolled.  ṃōṃaelep

uncook  
uncooked.  amej

uncoordinate  
uncoordinated.  jokwa
uncoordinated in dancing (see kōl {kẹl}).  jakōl

uncover  
uncover an earth oven, usually when food therein is cooked.  jukok
uncovered.  keelwaan

undaunt  
undaunted.  peran

undecide  
undecided.  apaproro

under  iuṃwi-, jọṃwin, lọrun
be under water.  jojo
see iuṃwi-. under.  iuṃwin
underneath.  iuṃwi-

underclothes  anilowa

underestimate  atowaan, perper
underestimate one's potential.  jab dodoorḷọk

underfed  kwōle

underground  
underground section of a plant.  debọkut

undernourish  
undernourished.  kwōle

underpants  
underpants, meṇs.  jorṃōta

undershirt  jiiñlij

understand  meḷeḷe
understand how to keep temper.  kōmmaanwa
understandable.  alikkar

undertake  jaak

undertaking  jerbal

undertow  
pull out, as current or undertow.  tọr

underwater  
able to stay underwater long.  pakij
go underwater.  tuññūlaḷḷọk
inability to stay underwater long (see pakij {pakij}).  jāpakij
outrigger goes underwater.  timaruk

underway  
be underway, nautical.  jerak
something that has fallen from a canoe underway.  enkanaode

underwear  anilowa

undeserving  
feel undeserving.  pepat

undomestic  
undomesticated.  awiia

undone  
leave a chore undone and start another.  jibwe turin jerbal

undress  utkōk, utūkaḷ

undried  
undried copra.  owatrere

uneasiness  addiṃakoko

uneasy  nana taṃṃwi-

uneven  bwijuwe, jikin uwe, tōplik tōpar
fishing term, said of a coconut leaf chain used as scarer that is strung out unevenly.  kapijjule
uneven, as racing canoes.  jake

unexpect  
unexpected streak of luck, windfall.  tọọr pata

unfair  
treat unfairly.  ālikinjepjep

unfaith  
unfaithful, as of spouse.  lelo

unfavorable  
unfavorable tide, neither high nor low.  jatloñ

unfortunate  jerata, jedao

unhealth  
unhealthy.  utaṃwe

unicorn fish  
a fish, unicorn fish, Hepatus olivaceus Schneider Bloch.  ael
a fish, unicorn fish, Naso brevirostris.  batakḷaj
a fish, unicorn fish, Naso lituratus.  bwilak

unified  koba

uniform  
uniform insignia.  kakōḷḷe

uninhabit  
uninhabited land.  rārōk

unintentional  
unintentionally.  jirilọk

unique  de, jej-uwaan

unit  
any group of people, as a class, unit or division.  jar
smallest unit of something, grain.  wūd

unite  koba
form a united group.  bōro-kuk
slipped by, unite, escape.  rōḷọk
to unite with.  kōkejel

unkempt  pirañrañ

unkind  jememe

unleaven  
unleavened pancake.  minor

unlike  āinjuon

unload  eakpel, eakto

unlovable  pāpijek

unmarried  
single, unmarried.  jalen
unmarried adolescent girl.  jiroñ
unmarried man.  ḷajinono
unmarried woman.  lejnono

unnerve  teroñe

unparallel  
unparalleled.  jej-uwaan

unpleasant  
unpleasant sensation.  memāālel

unproduct  
unproductive coconut tree (see kimuur {kimiwir}).  jakimuur

unprofit  
unprofitable.  jettokja-

unravel  mejaḷ

unrecognizable  jakkōlkōl

unripe  bur, kūk
pick unripe pandanus.  okabur
unripe coconut.  ub
unripe fallen breadfruit.  māirrūb

unruly  jāṃōd, jeḷmāne

unscrupulous  jāṃōd, jeḷmāne

unsettle  teroñe

unskill  
unskilled person.  jedañ
unskillful.  jekapeel

unsnarl  jaḷjaḷ, mejaḷ
unsnarl a tangled fishline.  kōmmeḷeḷe
unsnarled.  meḷeḷe

unstable  bōbōroro, bōro-pejpej, ṃōṃakūt
emotionally unstable.  anniabeab
mentally unstable.  ṃōjọliñōr, taṇo

unsuccessful  
unsuccessful in one's love advances.  bokbok

unsuit  
unsuitable.  jekkar

untangle  kōmmeḷeḷe

untie  mejaḷ

until  ṃae, oom

untime  
untimely.  jumej

untrue  riab

unuse  
unused.  jañin kōkaan

unusual  oktak

unwant  
unwanted.  jool

unwash  
smell of unwashed genitals.  kūtkūt

unwieldy  aujepaḷ

unwilling  ṃakoko
interjection: connotes unwillingness.  ōḷḷōḷ, ōṇṇōṇ
wake up, unwillingly.  aruñijñij

unwind  jaḷjaḷ

unworthy  
feel unworthy.  pepat

up  lōñ
directional, enclitic, upward.  lōñ
get up.  jerkak
put, take, throw up and down.  bōklōñ-bōklaḷ
stick up, on head or canoe.  aujrọñrọñ
take upward.  bōklōñḷọk
up to.  oom

Upeneus  
a fish, goatfish, Upeneus tragula.  joḷọkṃōōr

uplifting  bōbōkak

upon  ioo-
see ioo-. on, upon.  ioon

upper  ej
at the upper part.  tulōñ
coconut shell, upper half next to stem, with eyes.  ḷat-mej
upper story of house.  po

upright  
of upright character.  weeppān

uproot  toktak, totak, wūj

upset  abṇōṇō, okjak, ukok
upset stomach.  wōtōdtōd

upside down  lōrak, okjak
turn upside down.  kalōlō

urge  loloorjake
chant and urge someone on by beating on a drum.  piniktak
strongly urge.  akweḷap
to urge, goad, spur, push.  rōrọọj
urge on by cheers or other means.  pinnik

urinate  kōmmatōr, rawūt, taan
urinate on.  ṃōjọ
urinate, of children only.  eañ

urine  rawūt, taan
smell of urine.  kūḷōj, mieñ

Urodynamis  
a bird, long-tailed New Zealand cuckoo, Urodynamis taitensis.  wūdej

Ursa  
possibly 2 in Ursa Minor.  Jurōn-aodet-kaṇ-rilik
stars in Ursa Major.  Kāām-anij, Kāām-armej, Wa-eo-waan-Tūṃur, Wātal-kaṇ
stars in Ursa Minor.  Jemānuwe

Ursae  
alpha Ursae Minoris.  Liṃanṃan

us  kōj
us (excl.).  kōm

use  amān, jerbal, le
to use bait.  mọọrọr
use a blanket.  kọọjoj
use a boat.  wawa
use a cane.  jokoṇkoṇ
use a canoe.  wawa
use a comb.  kuuṃuṃ
use a cup.  kabkab
use a fan.  deelel
use a lamp.  ḷaaṃaṃ
use a pen.  peenen
use a pillow.  petpet
use a rope.  leto
use a sail.  lewōjḷā
use a sanitary napkin.  tete
use a sheet.  jiitit
use a ship.  wawa
use a spear.  ṃadede
use a vehicle.  wawa
use a vehicle or vessel.  tak
use an engine.  leinjin
use an oarlock.  piinin
use as a container.  nine
use as fuel.  kaan
use bad language.  tepiḷ
use coconut sap for cooking.  utōn-jekaro
use critical judgment.  reilik-reiṃaan
use crutches.  jokoṇkoṇ
use for the first time.  kōkaan
use kerosene.  lekarjin
use one's head.  aṇtọọn
use part of.  kōkaan
use soap.  joobob

use  
not useful.  jakeiie
useful.  keiie
useless.  jettokja-, pata

used  
unused.  jañin kōkaan

used to  kōkein, miminene
be formerly, used to be.  jọ

usual  
unusual.  oktak
usually.  kōkā
usually do something.  kōṇaan
usually, mostly.  epliklik

utensil  
cooking utensil.  ainbat
possessive classifier, tooth or eating utensils.  ñii-

utensils  
eating utensils.  kōnnọ

uterus  jikin niñniñ

uu  
a fish, uu or panu.  ṃōn-kiden

uvula  būri

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