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Place Names of the Marshall Islands

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Ādkup
Aelok
Aelōñin Ae
Aelōñḷapḷap
Ānewetak
Arṇo
Aur
Bokaak
Ellep
Epoon
Jālwōj
Jebat
Jemọ
Kōle
Kuwajleen
Lae
Likiep
Mājej
Mājro
Ṃaḷoeḷap
Mile
Ṇadikdik
Naṃdik
Naṃo
Pikaar
Pikinni
Rālik*
Ratak*
Roñdik
Roñḷap
Tōkā
Ujae
Utrōk
Wōjjā
Wōtto
Wūjlañ
*atoll chain

Ujae      Utrōk      

Ujae

Ujae channel

Tọ-dik {taw-dik}.   cf: to "small channel".  

To-dik-kaṇ {tew-dik-kaṇ}.   cf: dik "those small channels".  

To-ḷap {tew-ḷap}.   cf: ḷap "big passage".  

Toon-Bok {tewen-bekʷ}.  

Toon-Jure {tewen-jiwrẹy}.  

Ujae district

A-eañ-eṇ {hah-yag-yeṇ}.  

Aetọ {hayetaw}.   cf: aetọ "small islets, northeast side".  

Eoḷap-eṇ {yewḷap-yeṇ}.  

Eoon-ene {yewen-yẹnẹy}.  

Jabōn-wōd {jaben-wed}.   cf: wōd "coral".  

Jitto-eṇ {jittẹw-yeṇ}.   cf: jitto "head westward".  

Lik-laḷ {lik-laḷ}.   cf: liklaḷ "leeward side of atoll".  

Ujae islet

Alle {hallẹy}.   cf: alle "wrasse".  

Āne-Ḷaṃōj {yanẹy-ḷaṃẹj}.  

Aṇwūj {hañij}.  

Bok {bekʷ}.  

Bōkā-rōk {bekay-rẹk}.  

Bokwan-kidu {bekʷan-kidiw}.   cf: kidu "dog".  

Epāju {yepajiw}.  

Lo-ani {lew-haniy}.   cf: anan "chum for them".  

Lọñba {lagʷbah}.  

Ṇaan-merā {ṇahan-meray}.   cf: merā "parrotfish shoal".  

Ṇa-eṇ-ḷap {ṇah-yeṇ-ḷap}.  

Pek {pẹk}.   cf: pek "place".  

Pikōn-kar {piken-kar}.   cf: pikin, kar "surface for scraping".  

Ruot {rʷiwet}.   cf: ru-, wōt "go through wild taro".  

Wōjjak {wejjak}.  

Wūjae {wijahyey}.   cf: wūj, ae "rough currents".  

Ujae tract

Aebōj {hayẹbẹj}.   cf: aebōj "well".  

Āne-dikdik {yanẹy-dikdik}.  

Āne-kowak {yanẹy-kʷewwak}.   cf: kowak "whimbrel".  

Aonep {hawenep}.  

Ari-rā-eṇ {hariy-ray-yeṇ}.  

Bar-eṇ {bar-yeṇ}.  

Bat-eṇ {bat-yeṇ}.  

Bati-Ḷanej {batiy-ḷanyẹj}.  

Bōran-bōl {beran-bẹl}.   cf: bōran "head of", bōl "taro pit".  

Buoj {biwẹj}.   cf: buoj "capital".   (2)

Eañin-bōl {yagin-bẹl}.  

El-eṇ {yel-yeṇ}.  

Emjān-wa {yemjan-wah}.   cf: emjak, wa "canoe anchorage".  

Ewe-ṇo {yewey-ñew}.   cf: ewe, ṇo "on the waves".  

Jab-lu-iaḷ {jab-liw-yiyaḷ}.   cf: iaḷ "not on the path".  

Jabṇae {jabṇahyey}.   cf: jab, ṇae "not against (me but for me, referring to an argument)".  

Jabōn-bok {jaben-bekʷ}.   cf: bok "tip of the sandspit".  

Jab-toḷoñe {jab-teḷʷegey}.   cf: toḷoñ "cannot penetrate it".  

Jeerkọọj {jeyerkawaj}.  

Jọṃwin-ak {jawṃin-hak}.   cf: ak "under the frigate bird".  

Kapi-jabḷot {kapiy-jabḷʷet}.   cf: ḷot "west side is not missing".  

Kapin-bōl {kapin-bẹl}.   cf: bōl "bottom of the taro pit".  

Kwōmijen {kʷemiyjen}.  

Likiej {likiyẹj}.   cf: likiej "windward side of atoll".  

Liki-lo-ṇo {likiy-lew-ṇew}.   cf: ṇo "waves".  

Lik-rōk {lik-rẹk}.   cf: rōk "south".  

Ḷipjenkur {ḷipjenkʷir}.  

Lọ-ākā {law-yakay}.   cf: ākā "mound of stones; crab trap".  

Lọ-ejja-eṇ {law-yejjah-yeṇ}.   cf: ejja "harbor".  

Lọ-iō-eṇ {law-yiyẹh-yeṇ}.  

Lọ-irooj {law-yirewej}.   cf: irooj "chief".  

Ujae tract...

Lọ-jewōd {law-jẹywed}.   cf: je, wōd "at the stomach (deep part) of a coral head".  

Lo-kaar {lew-kahar}.   cf: kaar "a tree".  

Lọ-kille {law-killẹy}.   cf: kille "a shrub".  

Lọ-ḷoore {law-ḷẹwẹrẹy}.  

Lọ-piñpiñ {law-pigpig}.   cf: piñpiñ "a tree".  

Lọ-to {law-tew}.   cf: to "passage".  

Lo-tokọ-eṇ {lew-tekʷaw-yeṇ}.   cf: tōkā .  

Ḷotōnaḷ {ḷʷetẹnhaḷ}.   cf: ḷot, aḷ "sunset".  

Mar-atat {mar-hathat}.   cf: mar "thicket of atat vines".  

Mejjak {mejjak}.  

Mijijak {mijiyjak}.  

Ṃōn-aidik {ṃen-hayidik}.   cf: aidik "narrow".  

Ṃōn-ak {ṃen-hak}.   cf: ak "frigate bird".  

Ṃōn-alooj {ṃen-halẹwẹj}.   cf: alwōj "look at".  

Ṃōn-ekkōr {ṃẹn-yekkẹr}.   cf: kkōr "slimy".  

Ṃōn-ire {ṃen-yirẹy}.   cf: ire "fight".  

Ṃōn-karuk {ṃen-karikʷ}.   cf: karuk "sand crab".  

Ṃōn-kiden {ṃen-kidẹn}.   cf: kiden "beach borage"; see also ṃōn-kiden "a fish".  

Ṃōn-kọkweet {ṃen-kakʷẹyẹt}.   cf: kweet "catch octopus".  

Ṃōn-kōṇo {ṃen-keṇew}.   cf: kōṇo "a tree".  

Ṃōn-kōppao {ṃen-keppahwew}.   cf: kōppao "ambush".  

Ṃōn-lu-ni {ṃen-liw-niy}.   cf: ni "house at the coconut tree".  

Ṃōn-oṃ-eṇ {ṃen-wẹṃ-yeṇ}.  

Ṃōn-wūjooj {ṃen-wijẹwẹj}.   cf: wūjooj "grass".  

Ṃwiddik-kaṇ {ṃiddik-kaṇ}.   cf: dik "those small houses".  

Ṃwijit-eṇ {ṃijit-yeṇ}.   cf: ṃwijit "cut it".  

Ṃwin-ke {ṃin-kẹy}.   cf: ke "porpoise".  

Ṃwin-kino {ṃin-kinew}.   cf: kino "fern".  

Ṃwin-kūra {ṃin-kirah}.   cf: kūrak "a plant".  

Peinmen {pẹyinmẹn}.   cf: , imen "fins of the eagle ray"; see Pein-wōn .  

Ujae tract...

Tōlmọñ-eṇ {tẹlmagʷ-yeṇ}.   cf: tōl, mọñ "nits (on) pate".  

Wāto {waytẹw}.   cf: wāto "land tract".  

Wāto-eṇ {waytẹw-yeṇ}.   cf: wāto "the tract".  

Wūntōn-bar {winten-bar}.   cf: wuntōn, bar "cluster of rocks".  

Wūntōnwa {wintenwah}.   cf: wa "cluster of canoes".  

Utrōk

Utrōk {witrẹk}.   cf: ut, rōk "southern flower".  

Utrōk channel

Dekā-eṇ {dekay-yeṇ}.   cf: dekā "stone".  

Ṃuri-jilo {ṃirʷi-jilẹw}.   cf: ṃur, jilo "school of albacore tuna".  

To {tew}.   cf: to "channel, passage".  

To-ḷap {tew-ḷap}.   cf: ḷap "big passage".  

To-mouj {tew-mẹwij}.   cf: mouj "white channel".  

Utrōk district

Jitto-eṇ {jittẹw-yeṇ}.   cf: jitto "head westward".  

Utrōk household

Addeb-kaṇ {haddẹb-kaṇ}.   cf: addeb "exchange".  

Anokṇak {hanekʷṇak}.   cf: aṇokṇak, ankoṇak "appropriated property".  

Atartar {hatartar}.   cf: atartar "adjoin".  

Bati-tiṃoṇ {batiy-tiyṃeñ}.   cf: tiṃoṇ "demon".  

Dānṃūkil {danṃikil}.   cf: kūñ "smell of feces".  

Emej {yẹmẹj}.   cf: emej "to moor".  

Jejerwa {jẹjẹrwah}.   cf: jejer, wa "look for a canoe".  

Jemāluut {jemayliwit}.  

Jitni {jitniy}.  

Jọkur {jakʷir}.   cf: jọkur "turtle shell".  

Kōlladikdik {kellahdikdik}.   cf: lladikdik "find a cooler place".  

Kōta-eṇ {ketah-yeṇ}.   cf: kōtaa- "boundary".  

Kōtñañ-eṇ {ketgag-yeṇ}.   cf: tūñañ "causes to beg for food".  

Ḷaakul {ḷahakʷil}.  

Lik-laḷ {lik-laḷ}.   cf: liklaḷ "leeward side of atoll".  

Lọ-bōl {law-bẹl}.   cf: bōl "taro pit".  

Lọ-iō-eṇ {law-yiyẹh-yeṇ}.  

Lọ-kūbwe-iaar {law-kibey-yiyahar}.  

Lọ-kūbwe-iooj {law-kibey-yiyẹwẹj}.  

Lọ-nen {law-nẹn}.   cf: nen "a tree".  

Ḷuḷupi {ḷiwḷiwpiy}.  

Mājeej {majẹyẹj}.   cf: māj, ej "eastern opening".  

Mālletọọr {mallẹytawar}.   cf: māl, tọọr "thing for pouring out".  

Ṃōdānḷọk {ṃedanḷakʷ}.   cf: ṃōdānḷọk "sleep and dream".  

Ṃōn-kaōnōn {ṃen-kahenhen}.   cf: kaōnōn "a parasitic vine".  

Ṃōn-peḷe {ṃen-peḷey}.   cf: marpeḷe " a plant".  

Pāidjo {payidjew}.  

Peḷe-eṇ {peḷey-yeṇ}.  

Rairōk {rahyiyrẹk}.   cf: ra, rōk "branch in the south".  

Taṃ {taṃ}.   cf: taṃ "dump".  

Toojlọk {tewejlakʷ}.  

Utrōk household...

Tuun-ke {tiwin-kẹy}.   cf: tulọk, ke "diving of porpoises".  

Wōtto {wettew}.  

Utrōk islet

Ajañ-eṇ {hajag-yeṇ}.   cf: ajañ "place for harvesting food".  

Āllok {yallẹkʷ}.   cf: lok "middle".  

Āne-armej {yanẹy-harmẹj}.   cf: armej "people".  

Aon {hawen}.  

Bok-armej {bekʷ-harmẹj}.   cf: armej "people".  

Ṇa-jā {ṇah-jay}.   cf: "falling sail".  

Ṇa-ḷap {ṇah-ḷap}.   cf: ḷap "large shoal".  

Ṇa-tutu {ṇah-tiwtiw}.   cf: tutu "wet shoal".  

Pekrak {pẹkrak}.   cf: pek, rak "southern place".  

Pike {pikẹy}.   cf: pikin "its surface".  

Utrōk {witrẹk}.   cf: ut, rōk "southern flower".  

Utrōk tract

Bat-Lukpe {bat-likʷpẹy}.  

Ejbad {yejbad}.   cf: bad "place for divination".  

Epoon {yepewen}.   cf: iep waan "a type of basket which the atoll is thought to be shaped like".  

Jatloñ {jatlegʷ}.   cf: jatlōñ "unfavorable tide".  

Jatḷoñ {jatḷegʷ}.   cf: jat, ḷoñ "deep water".  

Jekṇak {jekṇak}.   cf: kōṇak "we love".  

Jeṇ-ioḷap {jeṇ-yiyewḷap}.   cf: jeṇ "there in the middle".  

Jeṇrōk {jeṇrẹk}.   cf: jeṇ "there, rōk "south".  

Jepāde {jepadẹy}.   cf: jepāde "cannery".  

Jitto-eṇ {jittẹw-yeṇ}.   cf: jitto "head westward".  

Kañal-eṇ {kahgal-yeṇ}.  

Lọ-kimā {law-kimay}.   cf: kimā "a tree".  

Lọ-kūbwe {law-kibey}.   cf: kūbwe "feces".  

Lọ-mō {law-mẹh}.  

Ṃōn-baru {ṃen-bariw}.   cf: baru "crab".  

Ṃōn-ke {ṃẹn-kẹy}.   cf: ke "porpoise".  

Ṃōn-kwōpoup {ṃen-kʷẹpẹwip}.   cf: poub "you are busy".  

Ṃōn-maañ {ṃen-mahag}.   cf: maañ "pandanus leaf".  

Ṃōn-mājto {ṃen-majtew}.   cf: mejeto "path".  

Ṃūttoon {ṃittẹwẹn}.   cf: ttoon "dirty house".  

Ṃwijin-eñōn {ṃijin-yegẹn}.   cf: ṃōj, eñin "end of the fin".  

Ṃwin-ijo {ṃin-yijẹw}.   cf: ijo "house of good soil".  

Nukne {nikʷnẹy}.  

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