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wa   {wah}.   n. inal. waō.   canoe; ship; boat; vehicle.  

1. Ke iaar ruj ālikin, raan eo juon im ij pād iwa eo.   When I woke up later, it was the next day and I was in the boat. P257  

2. Nejū, kab pād wōt iwa in im kōttar.”   Son, please stay here on the boat and wait.” P338  

3. Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.   Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10  

  {way}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wāik; n. inal. wāū; n. pers. ri-wā; n. constr. wāin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   injection, receive an injection, give an injection; shot; to spear; stab.  

1. in ta eo raar wāik eok kake?   What kind of shot did they give you?  

wa bweọ   {wah beyaw}.   n. al.; n. constr. wa bweọin.   a toy, boat of half coconut.  

1. Ḷadik raṇ rej kōṃṃan wa bweọ.   The boys are making coconut boats.  

waa-   {waha-}.   n. inal. waō.   canoe of; ship of; boat of; vehicle of; possessive classifier, canoe, ship, boat, or vehicle.  

waabbilāle   {wahabbilalẹy}.   Also abbwilāle {habbilaylẹy}.   v. intr., tr. waabbilāleik; n. inal. waabbilāleū; n. pers. ri-waabbilāle; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   put one's arm across another's shoulders while walking.  

waak   {wahak}.   v. intr., tr. waake; n. pers. ri-waak; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   read.  

1. Ewaake ḷọk rōjelujen eo ñan rukweilọk ro āinwōt aer kar kajjitōk.   He read the resolution to the congressmen as they had asked him to.  

waakeḷọk   {wahakeyḷakʷ}.   transitive form of waakḷọk {wahakḷakʷ}.  

waakḷọk   {wahakḷakʷ}.   v. intr., tr. waakeḷọk.   miss an opportunity.  

1. Ijaje tawūnin aer waakiḷọk ṃōñā nenọno (ennọno) ko.   I don't know why they passed up the delicious food.  

waaṃ   see wa. canoe.  

waan   {wahan}.   trivial; in vain; worthless; common; casual; puny.  

1. Ejjeḷọk tokjān aṃ kakkōt bwe kōrā waan men eṇ.   You're wasting your time and she's only a common woman.  

2. Kwaar jab eñtaan waan.   You did not suffer in vain.  

3. Ḷōmṇak waan.   Just a passing thought.  

wāān-   {wayan-}.   variant form of wan- {wan-}.  

waan bwil   {wahan bil}.   launching pad; roller.  

waan joñak   {wahan jegʷak}.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. inal. waan joñakū; v. caus. kōwaan joñak; n. pers. ri-waan joñak; n. constr. waan joñakin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   example; parable; illustration, instance, illustrative story.  

1. Ear waan joñak kōn eok.   He used you as an example.  

2. Jenaaj waan joñak kōn juon ṃokta.   We'll use one to test it out first.  

waan peḷḷọk   {wahan peḷḷakʷ}.   canoe ready to sail at any time.  

waan tulọk   {wahan tiwlakʷ}.   n. al.; n. constr. waan tulọkin.   submarine.  

waañañ   {wahaghag}.   variant form of uwaañañ.  

wāānāne   {wayanyanẹy}.   Dial. E only; see wōnāne {wenyanẹy}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come ashore; toward land; go shoreward.  

1. Wa eo ewōnāne ḷọk i lowaan todik eo i turōkin ān eo im ḷak ṃwelọk i ar, Jema im ḷōṃaro rōpone wūjḷā eo im joḷọk añkō eo.   The boat went toward the island through the small channel to the south and when it entered the lagoon, Father and the other two men the sail and threw out the anchor. P1250  

wāānar   {wayanhar}.   Dial. E only; see wanar {wanhar}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come towards the lagoon.  

waan baaṃ   {waam bahaṃ}.   bomber.  

waan eọñwōd   {wahan eañʷed}.   fishing boat.  

waanikli   {wahanikliy}.   v. intr..   support one another by holding each other's waists.  

1. Rūkadek ro raar waanikli doon.   The drunks has their arms around each other's waists to support themselves.  

waan jọkpej   {wahan jakʷpẹj}.   garbage truck.  

waan kōrajraj   {wahan kerajraj}.   whaler.  

waan rawūn   {wahan rahwin}.   field trip ship.  

1. Ilo Ṃajeḷ kiiō, ewōr jilu waan rawūn: Militobi, MIECO Queen, im Rālik-Ratak.   In the Marshalls now as of 1965 there are three field-trip ships: the Militobi, the MIECO Queen, and the Rālik-Ratak. S17  

wāāpep   {wayapyẹp}.   v. intr., tr. wāāpipe; n. inal. wāāpepū; n. pers. ri-wāāpep; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   stab; pierce, as an unhusked coconut in order to drink.  

wāāpipe   {wayapyipey}.   transitive form of wāāpep {wayapyẹp}.  

wāār   {wayar}.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. inal. wāārū; v. caus. kōwāār; v. distrib. wāārār; n. constr. wāārin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   crawl on the belly; slide.  

1. Aolep men i lowa im kar wāār.   Everything inside the boat was sliding around. P688  

2. Ejino jeḷā wāār ajri eo.   The baby is beginning to be able to crawl on its stomach.  

3. Injin eo wōt ejab wāār bwe ekar jikūru im pen.   Only the engine didn’t slide because it was tightly secured. P689  

4. Kwōn wāār ṃaanwaj.   Slide forward.  

5. Ñe erūttoḷọk enaaj maroñ wāār.   When he grows up he'll be able to crawl.  

6. Wōn eo eṇ ej wāārār āne ḷọk.   That turtle keeps on crawling towards the island.  

waat   {wahat}.   Also waate {wahatey}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   spy; observe; look into a trap; reconnoiter.  

1. “Ekwe ij ja bar ettōr laḷ ḷọk ṃōk waate Kapen eṇ ej et,” iroñ an Jema ba.   Okay, I’ll run down again and check on how the Captain is doing,” I heard Father say. P1139  

2. Iḷak bōk bōra im waat tok turin lañ im ioon lọjet, elur wōt im lur.   I turned my head and looked up at the sky and at the ocean; everything was completely quiet and calm. P993  

wab   {wab}.   Also ọb.   From Engl.   n. al.; n. constr. wabin.   pier; wharf; berth; dock.  

1. Eor ke wa iṃaan wab eṇ?   Is there a ship at the pier?  

wabanban   {wahbanban}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wabanbanū.   decay; rot; corrupt, used of dead animals or humans swollen but not yet bad smelling.  

wabwilbwil   {wahbilbil}.   variant form of bwilbwil {bilbil}.  

wadde   {waddey}.   v. intr..   attack by mother hen.  

1. Bao eo ear wadde ledik eo.   The hen attacked the girl.  

wadu   {wadiw}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. waduuk; n. inal. waduū; n. pers. ri-wadu; n. constr. waduin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   request something by flattery; seduce; call a bet in poker.  

1. Ear waduuk lio.   He seduced the woman.  

2. Ear waduuktok jiip eo waan Eaḷṃar.   He got Halmar to lend us his jeep.  

Wa-eo-waan-Tūṃur   {wah-yew-wahan-tiṃirʷ}.   a constellation; stars in Ursa Major; shaped like Tūṃur's canoe: delta, epsilon, and zeta, the center portion; gamma and eta, the stems; and alpha and beta the tuft decorations hanging from gamma.  

wāik   {wayik}.   transitive form of {way}.  

wāikōn   {wayiken}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wāikōne; n. pers. ri-wāikōn; n. constr. wāikōnin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   wagon.  

wain   {wahyin}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwain; n. constr. wainin.   wine.  

wāiñat   {wayigat}.   vulgar.   From {way} |"pierce", ñat {gat} |"palate".   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wāiñate; n. inal. wāiñatū; n. pers. ri-wāiñat; n. constr. wāiñatin.   sexual act, position.  

waini   {wahyiniy}.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwaini; v. distrib. owainini; n. constr. wainiin.   copra; coconut, ripe for copra.  

1. Jete ṇe aṃ pāāk in waini?   How many bags of copra do you have there?  

2. Koṃwin ae tok waini.   Gather copra to this place.  

waj₁   {waj}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. waje; n. inal. wajū; n. pers. ri-waj; n. constr. wajin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   watchman; guard; watch; patrol; sentinel.  

1. Bwilijmāāṇ ro rej kajjojo waj.   The police take turns standing guard.  

2. Bwilijmāāṇ ro rej waje ṃweo ṃōn būreejtōn eo.   The police guard the president's house.  

3. Ej waje ṃweiuk kaṇ.   He guards the merchandise.  

4. Ipād jidik ijo im bar deḷọñ ḷọk i lowa ak Jema epād wōt im jebwebwe ilo waj eo an.   I stayed up there for a little while and then went back down while Father took his turn steering on his watch. P973  

5. Wōpet ej waj Mieko.   Obet is a watchman at MIECO.  

waj₂   {waj}.   From Engl. watch 'timepiece'   watch.  

1. Kwaar wiaik ia waj ṇe nājiṃ?   Where did you buy your watch?  

waj₃   {waj}.   Also wōj {wẹj}.   toward addressee, away from addressor; directional, postposition, toward addressee.  

1. “Ba ḷōḷḷap ṇe en uwe tok im kōttar jidik bwe ña e waj,” Kapen eo ekkūr lōñ tak.   Tell the old man to come onboard and wait a little because I’m coming up,” the Captain called up to me. P64  

2. “Ekar jijet ke ikar wanlōñ waj,” iba ñan Jema ke ej erre tok.   He was sitting up when I went up to get you,” I told Father when he looked at me. P1090  

3. “Eo waj ḷe ḷadik eṇ,” eba ke ej letok.   Here you go, boy,” he said as he handed them to me. P265  

4. “Ij ba kōjeañ jerak tak waj wōt bar jidik,” Jema eba.   I think we need to keep sailing eastward a little longer,” Father said. P891  

5. “Ioḷe Kapen e, kwōn to waj ioon wab ṇe ak kwe Bojin, iwōj i lowaan wa ṇe,” iroñ an Jema ba.   Well, Captain, you get down on the pier and you Boatswain get down into the boat,” I heard Father say to the Captain and the Boatswain. P350  

6. Emoot waj.   He left here in your direction.  

waja   {wajah}.   variant form of wajej {wajej}.  

wajej   {wajej}.   Also waja {wajah}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wajeje; n. constr. wajejin.   washer, mechanical.  

wajekā   {wahjekay}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wajekāiki; n. pers. ri-wajekā; n. constr. wajekāin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   to sail a canoe or boat singlehandedly; do something singlehandedly.  

1. Ear wajekāik ḷọk wa eo waan ñan Likiep.   He sailed his boat to Likiep singlehandedly.  

wājepdik   {wayjepdik}.   Also wājāpdik {wayjapdik}, wājepādik {wayjepadik}, wejepādik {weyjepadik}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. wājepdikū; v. caus. kōwājepdik; n. pers. ri-wājepdik; n. constr. wājepdikin.   intelligent; genius; expert; knowledgeable, resourceful; sharp-witted; tactful; witty, sharp; orate; eloquent; fluent; glib.  

1. Eḷap an wājāpdik ilo kōṃṃan kaṇ an kien.   He is an expert in the affairs of the government.  

2. Ewājepdik pein ilo jekjek wa.   He is an expert in building boats.  

wajerakrōk   {wahjerakrẹk}.   sailboat.  

wajwaj   {wajwaj}.   From waj {waj}|.   v. intr.; n. inal. wajwajū; v. caus. intr. kōwajwaj, tr. kōwajwaje; n. pers. ri-wajwaj; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   wear a watch.  

1. Baj ña ṃōk wajwaj kōn waj ṇe nājiṃ?   May I borrow your watch now?  

2. Kwōn jab kọwajwaje bwe enaaj loṃaan.   I wouldn't let her wear a watch or she'll get arrogant.  

wak   {wak}.   vulgar.   v. intr.; n. inal. wakū; v. distrib. wake, wakōn.   pubic hair.  

wākar   {waykar}.   Also wekar {weykar}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wākare; n. pers. ri-wākar; n. constr. wākarin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   pierce; spear; stab; thread through.  

1. Ear wākare juon ek.   He speared a fish.  

2. Eḷaññe eor ekwe jemaroñ kajjioñ wekar buḷōn baib im karreoiki.”   If there is, well then we can try to thread it through the pipes and clean them that way.” P732  

3. Raar wākare kōn penejeḷōn.   They gave me a shot of penicillin.  

wakōn   {waken}.   distributive form of wak {wak}.  

waḷañi   {waḷagiy}.   Also oḷañi {weḷagiy}.   v. intr.; n. inal. waḷañiū; v. caus. kōwaḷañi; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   open the mouth.  

1. “Eapdikḷọk kōto in im wōt kein ak ej jañin lukkuun ṃōṃan ñan lewūjḷā,” Kapen eo ej kab bar oḷañi ke ej jiljino awa jọteen eo.   The wind and rain have died down but not enough to put up the sail,” the Captain uttered at about 6 o’clock in the evening. P788  

wālej   {waylẹj}.   Also wālej {waylej}.   From Engl. wireless.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wāleje; n. pers. ri-wālej; n. constr. wālejin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   transmit by radio; radio transmitter; talk on the radio.  

1. Iar wālej ñan Ṃajeḷ boñ.   I spoke on the radio to the Marshalls last night.  

2. Kab wālej tok ñe eor jabdewōt.   Call me on the radio if anything happens.  

wālel   {waylẹl}.   Also wāleel {waylẹyẹl}, kowāelel {kewwayẹlyẹl}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wālelū; v. caus. intr. kōwālel; n. pers. ri-wālel; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   good marksmanship; spearing; sharpshooter.  

1. Eḷap wālel jān kwe.   I can spear better than you.  

2. Kōjro etal in kowālellel.   Let's go have a spearing contest.  

waliklik   {wahliklik}.   n. al.; n. constr. waliklikin.   net made of sennit used for sifting arrowroot starch.  

1. Imaroñ ke kōjerbal waliklik eo aṃ?   May I use your arrowroot sifting net?  

waḷọk   {wahḷakʷ}.   v. intr.; n. inal. waḷọkū; v. caus. intr. kowaḷọk tr. kowaḷọk, kwaḷọk; v. distrib. owaḷọkḷọk; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   appear; happen; get up, from lying down; emerge; event; result; exist; occur; outcome; product.  

1. Iuwaḷọkḷọk boñ kōn kar abṇōṇō.   I kept getting up all night because I was uncomfortable.  

2. Ṃōjin tile kijeek eo, ikwaḷọk tok jidik raij bōkan wōt ammān ṃōñā.   After I started the fire I got out some rice, just enough for us to eat. P368  

wālọk   {waylakʷ}.   dialectal variant of ilọk {yilakʷ}; variant form of welọk {weylakʷ}.  

wālọklik   {waylakʷlik}.   sacrifice food to the gods.  

wāmourur   {waymẹwirwir}.   n. al.; v. adj.; v. caus. kōwāmourur; n. constr. wāmoururin.   healthy in appearance, as a coconut tree.  

wañ   {wag}.   to bark, of dogs.  

1. Ewañ kidu eṇ.   The dog is barking.  

wan-   {wan-}.   Also wāān- {wayan-}.   v. intr.; n. inal. wan; v. caus. kōwan-; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   walk toward; go toward (used with directional enclitics).  

1. Ḷak ke ej dik wōt, ijujen wanlōñ ḷōk.   When I saw there was only a little, I proceeded to make my way up. P1116  

2. Wanāneḷọk.   Go toward the islet.  

3. Wanarḷọk.   Walk toward the lagoon.  

4. Wāniñaḷọk.   Go northward.  

5. Wanlikḷọk.   Walk toward ocean side.  

6. Wanmetoḷọk.   Go toward the ocean.  

7. Wārūñaḷọk.   Go southward.  

8. Wātaḷọk.   Go eastward.  

9. Wātoḷọk.   Go westward.  

wanāne   {wanyanẹy}.   Dial. W only; see weenāne {weyenyanẹy}.   Also wanāne {wanyanẹy}, wōnāne {wenyanẹy}, wāānāne {wayanyanẹy}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come ashore; toward land; shoreward; see wan-.  

wanar   {wanhar}.   Dial. W only; see wāānar {wayanhar}.   Also wōnar {wenhar}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come towards the lagoon; see wan-.  

wanij   {wanij}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. waniji; n. pers. ri-wanij; n. constr. wanijin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   varnish; lacquer.  

waniñ   {wanig}.   From Engl.   n. al.; n. constr. waniñin.   awning.  

1. Ebwil ilowaan waniñ eṇ.   It's very hot under the awning.  

wanlaḷ   {wanlaḷ}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come down; descend; dismount; see wan-.  

1. Ḷak ke ekar jab ṃōṃakūtkūt, ijujen wanlaḷḷọk wōt im kepaake.   Since he wasn’t moving, I went down and approached him. P1218  

wanlik   {wanlik}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come towards the ocean side of an island; go backward.  

wanlik-wōnar   {wanlik-wenhar}.   Lit. walk toward the oceanside, walk toward the lagoon.   v. intr.   walk back and forth through mid-island boondocks; part of outer-island talk, often used in songs.  

1. Ear wanlik-wōnar ḷọk oooṃ emarok.   He kept going back and forth, from the oceanside to the lagoonside and vice versa until night-fall.  

2. In kar jeḷā ta eṇ ej kōṃṃane ke eḷak kar wanlik-wōnar aolepān rainin.   I wonder what he is up to; he has been criss-crossing the island all day.  

wanlōñ   {wanlẹg}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   ascend; climb; mount; see wan-.  

wanlōñ-wōnlaḷ   {wanleg-wenlaḷ}.   v. intr.; v. caus. tr. kōwanlōñ-wanlaḷe.   climb up and down; common in a house full of children playing and moving about.  

1. Kwōmaroñ wōtḷọk ñe āindein ṇe aṃ wanlōñ-wanlaḷ.   You are going to fall down if you keep on climbing up and down like that.  

2. Ḷadik eṇ, kwōnāj wōtlọk ñe āindeṇe aṃ wanlōñ-wanlaḷ.   Hey, boy, you are going to fall down if you keep on climbing up and down like that.  

3. Raar kōwanlōñ-wanlaḷe ilo jikin uwe eo ñan ñe eban eṃṃakūtkūt kōn an kajjinek.   They made him climb up and down the stairway until he couldn’t move because he was exhausted.  

wanmeto   {wanmetew}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go or come seaward; see wan-.  

1. Juon jota iaar wanmeto ḷọk ioon wab eo ḷọk ñan wa eo im lale epād ke Jema ie.   One evening I went down to the dock, then to the boat to see where Father was. P44  

wannabōj   {wannabẹj}.   Also wōnnabōj {wennabẹj}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   exit; go out of a building.  

1. Jen wannabōjḷọk in kōlladikdik.   Let's go out for some fresh air.  

wānōk   {waynẹk}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wānōkū; v. caus. kōwānōk; n. pers. ri-wānōk; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   just; righteous; justice; perfect; virtuous.  

1. Ewānōk ke kiiō?   Is it perfect now? now look what you've done (said negatively and critically).  

waō   see wa. canoe.  

war₁   {war}.   Also orañe {weragey}.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. constr. warin.   barren; incapable of bearing offspring, of women only; sterile.  

war₂   {war}.   lobster lair.  

wat   {wat}.   Dial. W only; see luwap {liwap}.   n. al.; n. constr. watin.   a fish, puffer fish, Tetraodon hispidus/meleagris/nigropunctatus/patoca.  

wata   {watah}.   Also ota, wōta {wetah}, weta {weytah}.   part of an island.  

1. Eṃṃan wōta jab ṇe aṃ.   You live in a nice place.  

2. Ta nenaanin (ennaanin) wōta ṇe kwōj jokwe ie?   What's the news from your part of the island?  

3. Wōta ta (wōtaat) ṇe kwōj jukwe ie?   What part of the island do you live in?  

watak   {wahtak}.   stand by a weir waiting for tide.  

Wātal-kaṇ   {waytal-kaṇ}.   From wātal "sign"   a constellation; stars in Ursa Major; alpha and beta; two of the four "posts of Polaris" (Jurōn-Liṃanṃan); alpha is called Wātal-kaṇ-rāātle and beta Wātal-kaṇ-reeaar; also applied to Ursa Minor, three stars (zeta, epsilon, delta) in Little Dipper handle.  

wātin   {waytin}.   From wātok in.   come in order to do s.t..  

1. “Rōkar ba in wātin lale kworuj ke bwe in kōjjeḷāik eok ke eor āne i ṃaan,” ijiroñ ḷọk e.   They told me to come down and see if you are awake so I can tell you there is land up ahead,” I told him. P1221 P1221  

wāto₁   {waytẹw}.   n. al.; n. constr. wātuon, wātoon, wātuwe.   land tract.  

wāto₂   {waytẹw}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wātoū.   unable to sail close to the wind.  

wāto₃   {waytẹw}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go westward.  

watōk   {watek}.   transitive form of watwat {watwat}.  

wātok   {waytekʷ}.   Dial. E only; see itok {yitekʷ}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wātokū.   come.  

1. “Ej wātok jān ia?”   Where did it come from?” P1065  

watre   {watrẹy}.   From Engl. watery.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. watreū; v. caus. intr. kōwatre, tr. kowatreik(i), kowatrereik(i); n. pers. ri-watre; v. distrib. owatrere; n. constr. watrein; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; perf.watre.   watery; diluted; thin, of liquids; inexperienced; neophyte; novice; greenhorn; wet behind the ears; partially cooked.  

1. Emake watre ṇe juub.   That soup is really watery.  

2. Iar lo aer kowatrereik(i) waini kaṇe rej bọuni.   I saw them dry only superficially the copra they're weighing now.  

3. Iwatre bajjek.   I'm just a novice.  

4. Ri-watrein ia ṇe?   Where's that greenhorn from?  

wātulik   {waytiwlik}.   vulgar.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wātuliki; n. inal. wātulikū; v. caus. kōwātulik; n. pers. ri-wātulik; n. constr. wātulikin.   sexual position.  

watwat   {watwat}.   v. intr., tr. watōk(e); n. inal. watwatū; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   count up; estimate by counting; consider; evaluate; appraise.  

1. Ij jab watōk kōn oṇāān ak ñe eor tokjān inaaj wiaiki.   I'm not counting the cost but if it's valuable, I'll buy it.  

wau   {wahwiw}.   From Haw. Oahu.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   mother Hubbard dress, named for Oahu; since the missionaries that introduced it were from Oahu.  

wawa₁   {wahwah}.   From wa {wah}|.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. inal. wawaū; v. caus. intr. kōwawa, tr. kōwawaik; n. pers. ri-wawa; n. constr. wawain; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   use a boat; use a canoe; use a ship; use a vehicle.  

1. Ejeḷā wawa.   He's good at taking care of boats.  

2. Waan wōn ṇe (wa) kwōj wawa kake?   Whose canoe are you sailing around with?  

wawa₂   {wahwah}.   v. intr.; v. caus. intr. kōwawa, tr. kōwawaik.   crosswise.  

1. Ewawa wa ṇe eoon wōd ṇe.   Your canoe is crosswise on the coral there.  

wawaa-   {wahwaha-}.   n. al.; n. inal. wawaō; n. constr. wawaa-n.   foundation.  

wāwe   {waywẹy}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go; walk; negotiate one's way through thick brush or heavy seas or between reefs.  

1. Kwōj wāwe ḷọk ñan ia?   Where are you going?  

2. Wa eo ear wāwetok kōtaan wōd ko.   The boat picked its way in between coral heads.  

wāwee-   {waywẹyẹ-}.   n. inal. wāweō; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   form; shape; figure; method of; manner of; how; nature of.  

1. Euwāween?   How?  

2. Wāween rawūn, waan rawūn eṇ ej etal ñan aolep āne in Rālik, ñe ebooḷ kobban kab ñe emaat ṃōñā im ṃweiuk, erọọl ñan Majro, eakto in ektak, kaṃōjḷọk tūreep eṇ an.   The procedure is for the field trip ship to go to all the islands of the Rālik, and when it is fully loaded and all food and trade goods are gone, it returns to Majuro, off-loading and on-loading, to finish the trip. S17  

wāween   see wāwee-. manner of.  

wawōj   {wahwẹj}.   dialectal variant of iwōj {yiwẹj}.  

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wea₁   {weyah}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwea; n. constr. weain.   wire.  

wea₂   {weyah}.   water course in the reef; small passage between ocean and lagoon.  

weaak   {weyahak}.   v. intr.; n. inal. weaakū; v. caus. kōweaak; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   waft through the air, as a ghost; ride comfortably; wander without using physical effort; glide.  

1. Ej weaak āinwōt bao.   It's gliding like a bird.  

2. Eṃṃan kar weaak eoon wa eṇ.   I rode comfortably in that car.  

weeak   {weyyak}.   interjection: My goodness!, (women only).  

weej   {weyej}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. weeje; n. constr. weejin.   wedge.  

weejej   {weyejyej}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. weejejū; v. caus. kōweejej; n. constr. weejejin.   lisp, in which a sibilant quality is given to the j phoneme.  

1. Eḷak rọọltok jān Amedka, eweejej an kōnnaan.   When he returned from America he talked with a lisp.  

2. Kwōn jab kọweejeje aṃ kōnnaan.   Don't lisp when you talk.  

weenāne   {weyenyanẹy}.   dialectal variant of wanāne {wanyanẹy}.  

weeppān   {weyeppan}.   v. adj.; n. inal. weeppānū; v. caus. kōweeppān; n. pers. ri-weeppān; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   complete; perfect; improved; of upright character; well done; deluxe; excellent; ratified; approved.  

1. Eḷap an weeppān ṃweeṇ raar kaḷōke.   The house they built is well made.  

2. Eweeppān ke pepe eo ippān?   Has he approved the plan?  

3. Wa jerakrōk rōlukkuun weeppān ñan aelōñ kein ad.   Sailing canoes are so perfect for these our islands. P857  

weiḷ   {wẹyiḷ}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. adj., tr. weiḷi; n. pers. ri-weiḷ; v. distrib. oweiḷiḷ; n. constr. weiḷin.   oil.  

wejeḷ   {weyjeḷ}.   variant form of owe {wwey}.  

wejepādik   {weyjepadik}.   variant form of wājepdik {wayjepdik}.  

wekañ   {wẹykag}.   dialectal variant of peka {peykah}.  

wekar   {weykar}.   variant form of wākar {waykar}.  

welọk   {weylakʷ, wẹylakʷ}.   Also wālọk {waylakʷ}, uwe {wiwẹy}.   v. intr..   go away; ride; mount.  

1. Koṃwij welọk ñan ia?   Where are you going?  

weḷọk   {weyḷakʷ}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. weḷọkū; n. pers. ri-weḷọk; n. constr. weḷọkin.   deviate from instructions; overstep one's responsibilities.  

1. Ñe kwōnāj bar weḷọk ināj kupiiki eok.   If you're caught again doing what you're not to do, I'll fire you.  

wetaa-   {weytaha-}.   Dial. W, E: jetak   n. inal. wetaō.   on the east side of; see rilik.  

1. Epād iwetaan ṃōṇe.   It's east of the house.  

wetak₁   {weytak}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go eastward.  

wetak₂   {weytak}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wetakū.   able to sail close to the wind.  

1. Eḷap an wetak wa eṇ.   That canoe can really sail close to the wind.  

wetakḷap   {weytakḷap}.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. constr. wetakḷapin.   half-moon.  

1. Ej jab meramin wetakḷapin Awaii wōt Ṃajeḷ.   It's not as bright in Hawaii during half-moon nights as in the Marshalls.  

wewā   {wẹyway}.   v. intr., tr. wewāik; n. inal. wewāū; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   to weave pandanus thatch.  

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wia   {wiyah}.   v. intr., tr. wiaik; n. inal. wiaū; n. pers. ri-wia; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   buy; sell; purchase.  

1. Eṃōj wia jodi.   I bought some zoris for myself.  

2. Iar wiaik juon jodi.   I bought a pair of zoris.  

wiā   {wiyay}.   variant form of wie {wiyey}.  

wiaake   {wiyahakey}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   push; insert.  

1. Kwōn wiaake ḷọk aḷaḷ ṇe.   Push that piece of wood in (under the house).  

wiaik   see wia. buy, sell.  

wiaik būruo-   {wiyahyik biriwe-}.   idiom.   v. intr.; n. inal. wiaik būruoō,.   bribe.  

1. Ejiṃwe an jerbal im ejjeḷọk emaroñ wiaik burwōn.   He's honest and no one can bribe him.  

wiaiki   see wia. buy, sell.  

wiawe   {wiyahwẹy}.   Also wiọwe {wiyawẹy}.   n. al.; n. constr. wiawein.   a lizard; small and striped; black and white.  

wie   {wiyey}.   Also wiā {wiyay}.   v. intr., tr. wiik(i); v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   to pierce; to prick; to goose.  

1. Ear wie ni eo.   He pierced the coconut.  

2. Eṃōj an ḷōḷḷap eṇ wiā lọjiliñin.   The old man has pierced his ears.  

3. Enana wiik armej.   It's impolite to goose anyone.  

4. Lale ṇok ṇe ewie mejām.   Be careful that coconut midrib doesn't pierce your eye.  

wiik₁   {wiyik}.   From Engl.   v. intr., tr. wiikik; n. inal. wiikū.   week.  

1. “Ḷọkin wiik in ñe jab jinoin wiik in laḷ,” Jema eba.   The end of this week or the beginning of next week,” Father said. P247  

2. Bōlen kar eñeo ilo wiik eo ḷọk ak ejab kanooj kar kajoor.”   Maybe it was last week, but it wasn’t really strong.” P91  

3. Eḷọk de juon wiikū ṇai ānin.   I have been on this islet one week now.  

wiik₂   {wiyik}.   From Engl.   n. al.; n. constr. wiikin.   wick.  

1. Kab pukot tok juoṇ wiikin ḷaaṃ e.   While you're at it, get a wick for the lantern.  

wiik₃   {wiyik}.   transitive form of wie {wiyey}.  

wiik in laḷ   {wiyik yin laḷ}.   next week.  

wiiḷ   {wiyiḷ}.   From Engl.   wheel.  

wiin₁   {wiyin}.   From Engl.   v. intr., tr. wiini; n. inal. wiinū; v. caus. stat. intr. r kọwiinin, tr. kọwiin; n. pers. ri-wiin; v. distrib. uwiinin.   win; gain; prize; trophy.  

1. Ekọwiinin kijoñ eṇ.   He always contributes to his team's winning.  

2. Eowiinin kumi eṇ.   That team always wins.  

3. Kọwiinin.   Contest. Prize in a contest.  

4. Kumi it eo ewiin ilo iakiu eo?   Which team won at baseball?  

wiin₂   {wiyin}.   v. intr..   profitable.  

1. Ejọwiin ṃweiuk in Australia.   Australian goods don't bring in the business.  

2. Ewiin peejnej eo an.   His business brought him profits.  

wit   see ut or wōt.  

wiwi   {wiywiy}.   Also wi {wiy}.   n. al.; v. distrib. uwiwi; n. constr. wiwiin.   fat in turtle shell; delicacy; blubber.  

1. Eowiwi jọkur in.   This turtle shell is covered all over the inside with delicious turtle fat. This turtle shell has fat here and there inside it.  

wiwijet   {wiywiyjẹt}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wiwijetū; v. caus. kawiwijet; n. pers. ri-wiwijet; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   lose the direction of; panic.  

1. Ijino tak tōn kar wiwijet ak men eo iḷak emmō ilo kōjām eo ilo Jema im ḷōṃaro ruo ijo ioon teek.   I almost started to panic but when I stuck my head out the door I saw Father and the other two men on the deck. P956  

2. Iñak eita, ewiwijet ke ak ta.   I didn’t know what was wrong—whether he was panicking or what. P573  

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wōd   {wed}.   n. al.; v. distrib. wōdwōd; n. constr. wōden, wōde; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   coral reef; coral; coralhead.  

1. Ewōdwōd iarin ānin.   There is lots of coral at the lagoon side of this islet.  

wōda   {wedah}.   Also oda .   v. adj.; n. pers. ri-wōda.   able to catch many fish; lucky in fishing.  

1. Eḷap an wōda likao eṇ.   That young man can catch a lot of fish.  

wōdān   {wedan}.   cigarette; cigarette butt.  

1. “Ñe emaat wōdān kaṇe kōmiro jerake,” Kapen eo ekkūr ṃaan ḷọk.   When you two are done smoking we can set sail,” the Captain yelled up to them. P838  

2. Ilo añūr ḷapḷap eo jema ear ba in mọọn iuṃwin ṃweo iṃōm im kowōdānḷọk kijen bwe emaat jikka iṃōn wia ko.   During a severe lack of cigarettes when smokers hankered for a smoke, my dad made me crawl under our house to search for cigarette butts because the island stores did not have cigarettes to sell.  

3. Tile tok juon kijerro wōdān.   Light up a cigarette for us to smoke.  

4. Wōdānin ia ṇe kijōṃ?   Where did you get your smoke?  

wōdded   {wedded}.   Exclamation.   Oh, my!.  

1. “Wōdded! Ilukkuun meḷọkḷọk,” eba.   Oh, right! I almost forgot!” he said. P772  

wōde   {wedey}.   transitive form of wōdwōd {wedwed}.  

wōdinikek   {wẹdinyikyẹk}.   Also wōdinikeōk .   n. al.; v. intr.; n. pers. ri-wōdinikek; n. constr. wōdinikekin.   suicide; commit suicide.  

1. Jerawiwi wōdinikek ippān Katlik.   It's a sin to commit suicide in the Catholic religion.  

2. Rej tan kalbwin ruwōdinikek eo.   They're going to bury the suicide.  

Wōd-Wāto-eṇ   {wed-waytẹw-yeṇ}.   a star; alpha in Canes Venatici; refers to a reef in the Aerōk passage at Ailinglapalap.  

wōdwōd   {wedwed}.   v. intr., tr. wōde; n. inal. wōdwōdū; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   chew pandanus.  

wōil   {wẹyil}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. adj.; v. intr., tr. wōili; v. caus. kawōil; n. constr. wōilin.   oil; oily; oiled.  

1. “Wōil ṇe ej itok jān ia?” ikajjitōk.   Where’s the oil coming from?” I asked. P717  

2. Ewōiḷ ke injin eṇ?   Has oil been put in the engine?  

3. Ewōiḷ ḷọk ijin jān ijjieṇ.   There's more oil here that over there.  

4. Ij ilān wōiḷi ḷọk baijkōḷ eṇ waan bwe en eṃṃan an etal.   I'm going to put oil on his bike so it runs well.  

5. Ikar kōjparok wōt ṃōṃakūtkūt i lowaan wa eo bwe ejjir ḷam jako ijo kōn wōil.   I was careful as I moved around the boat because everything was covered with oil and it was very slippery. P716  

6. Kōjro etal in kawōiḷ.   Let's go look for oil.  

7. Wōiḷin ia ṇe?   Where did you get that oil from?  

8. Wōiḷin ṃōn Rre (Erre).   It's from the RRE store.  

wōj₁   {wẹj}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   beautiful; see aiboojoj {hayibẹwẹjwẹj}.  

1. Ewōj tok wa eṇ ioon lọjet.   The canoe looks beautiful on the ocean.  

wōj₂   {wẹj}.   Dial. E, W: wūj {wij}   balsa driftwood.  

wōj₃   {wẹj}.   variant form of waj {waj}.  

wōj₄   {wẹj}.   variant form of iwōj {yiwẹj}.  

wōja₁   {wejah}.   Also oja .   From Japn. o-cha (お茶).   n. al.; v. caus. kōwōja; n. constr. wōjaan.   tea.  

wōja₂   {wejah}.   archaic.   n. al.; n. constr. wōjaan, wōja.   formant in place names; abode; site; scene; possession.  

wōja-   {weja-}.   n. inal. wōja.   belonging to; possessive classifier, alienable objects and general possessive.  

wōjaan-kōmatōrtōr   {wejahan-kematerter}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wōjaan-kōmatōrtōrū; n. pers. ri-wōjaan-kōmatōrtōr; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   odious; not likeable.  

1. Ewōjaan-kōmatōrtōr ḷeeṇ.   He is not likeable.  

wōjak   {wejak}.   v. intr., tr. wōjake; n. inal. wōjakū; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   do; perform.  

1. Kwōn jab wōjak kain ṃanit rot ṇe.   Don't behave that way.  

2. Ta ṇe kwōj wōjake ijeṇe?   What are you doing there?  

wōjej   {wẹjyẹj}.   variant form of jeej {jẹyẹj}.  

wōjek   {wejek}.   v. intr., tr. wōjeke.   nibble; gnaw, of a rat or a mouse.  

1. Eṃōj wōjeke jōōt e aō.   My shirt's been eaten by a rat.  

wōjke₁   {wẹjkẹy}.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwōjke; n. constr. wōjkein.   a plant, general word for tree; log; timber.  

wōjke₂   {wẹjkẹy}.   From Engl.   n. al.; n. constr. wōjkein.   whiskey.  

1. Eḷap an kajoor wōjke ñan ña.   Whiskey is too strong for me.  

wōjke-piik   {wẹjkẹy-piyik}.   From wōjke {wẹjkẹy} |"tree"; Engl. fig.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwōjke-piik; n. constr. wōjke-piikin.   a plant, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae); The edible fig; Introd. On Wotje.  

wōjḷā₁   {wẹjḷay}.   Also wūjḷā {wijḷay}.   n. al.; n. inal. wōjḷāū; v. caus. kōwōjḷā; n. constr. wōjḷāin.   a sail.  

1. Ak wūjḷā ṇe epojak ke?”   Is the sail ready?” P421  

2. Ekar pinej ioon eake , kalōk juon eṃ ṇa ioon, kajuur juon kaju im kōḷaak wūjḷāin bwe en maroñ jerakrōk ilowaan ṃaḷoin aelōñ eṇ.   He covered its top with boards, built a house on it, put up a mast and attached a sail so that it could sail on the ocean around the island. P7  

3. Wōjḷā in waat ṇe?   What canoe does that sail belong to?  

Wōjḷā₂   {wẹjḷay}.   a constellation, upsilon, mu, psi Centauri; triangle-shaped.  

wōl   {wẹl}.   vulgar.   n. inal. wūlō.   penis.  

wōla   {welah}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. wōlaū; v. caus. kōwōla; n. constr. wōlain; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   out of order, of machines; broken, of engines; run-down, of persons, ruined.  

1. Ewōla injin in wa eo waō.   My car's engine has broken down.  

wōlbo   {wẹlbẹw}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wōlboū; v. caus. intr. kọwōlbobo, kọolbo, tr kọolbouk; n. pers. ri-wōlbo; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   lovable; beloved; popular.  

1. Raar kọwōlbouki.   They made him popular.  

2. Wūno in kọwōlbobo.   Love potion.  

wōllaañ   {wellahag}.   Dial. E, W: pālep {palep}   a fish, Moorish idol, Zanclus cornutus.  

wōm   {wem}.   transitive form of wōmwōm {wemwem}.  

wōmak   {wemak}.   Also wōnak {wenak}.   v. intr.; n. inal. wōmakū; v. caus. kōwōmak; n. pers. ri-wōmak; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   to duck a blow; duck one's head; to shrink from responsibility.  

wōmwōm   {wemwem}.   Also omom, wūjroñ {wijregʷ}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wōm(e); n. pers. ri-wōmwōm; n. constr. wōmwōmin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   extract; withdraw; pull out.  

1. Ear wōm mejān bato eo.   He pulled the cork out of the bottle.  

2. Ear wōme naṃnoor eo jān bu eo.   He withdrew the ramrod from the gun.  

wōn₁   {wẹn}.   n. al.; v. caus. kawōnwōn; n. constr. wōnin.   turtle.  

wōn₂   {wẹn}.   pit in which fruit is buried to ripen; : pandanus, bananas, preserved breadfruit.  

wōn₃   {wen}.   who; whoever; whom.  

wōṇāān   see oṇea-.  

wōnaji   {wenahjiy}.   Also onaji .   From Japn. onaji (同じ) "the same".   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. intr. kōwōnaji, tr. kōwōnajiik; n. constr. wōnajiin.   even; tie in a game.  

wōnak   {wenak}.   variant form of wōmak {wemak}.  

wōnāne   {wenyanẹy}.   dialectal variant of wāānāne {wayanyanẹy}.  

1. “Ekwe,” iba ḷọk ke erro Bojin eo ej wōnāne ḷọk.   Ok,” I said as he and the Boatswain went ashore. P339  

wōnar   {wenhar}.   variant form of wanar {wanhar}.  

wōṇea-   see oṇea-.  

wōneṇak   {wẹnẹyṇak}.   Also oṇeṇak {wẹṇẹyṇak}.   legendary cruel giants who scare and kill people; ghosts that haunt and drive people mad, live in dense forests.  

wōnjak   {wenjak}.   Dial. W, E: wōnjake   v. intr..   perform flawlessly.  

1. Ejjeḷọk men eṇ eoonjak kōn an bar nana taṃṃwin jeṃṃaan.   Nothing went right due to the boss's bad disposition.  

Wōnje   {wenjey}.   From Engl.   Wednesday.  

wōnṃaan   {wenṃahan}.   v. intr.; v. caus. kōwōnṃaan; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   progress; move forward; move up; champion; spokesman.  

1. Erjel kar kōnono wōt ak iwōnṃaan ḷọk.   As the three of them talked I went up to the bow of the boat. P532  

2. Iwōnṃaan ḷọk ñan ḷobōrwaan wa eo im kadedeḷọk ṃabuñ.   I went up to the bow of the boat and finished my breakfast. P273  

3. Kwōj wōnṃaan ñan ñāāt?   How far do you intend to move up?  

4. Ḷeo enaaj wōnṃaan ñan kōj ṇe.   He'll be our spokesman if we need one.  

wōnṃaanḷọk   see wōnṃaan. progress, move forward.  

1. Kien eo an Amedka ej jipañ armej rein bwe ren wōnṃaanḷọk im bōk jikier ippān laḷ ko jet.   The American government is helping these people move forward and take their place among other countries. S3  

wōnṃae   {wenṃahyey}.   v. intr., tr. wōnṃaeik; n. inal. wōnṃaeū; n. pers. ri-wōnṃae; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   go and meet.  

1. Rej etal in wōnṃae Aikaṃ eo.   They are going to meet the High Commissioner.  

wōnnabōj   {wennabẹj}.   variant form of wannabōj {wannabẹj}.  

wōnōt   {wenet}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. wōnōtū; v. caus. kōwōnōt; v. distrib. owōnōtnōt; n. constr. wōnōtin; stat. adj. wōnōtnōt.   newly constructed, of vessels or vehicles.  

1. Ej baj owōnōtnōt wa eo waan.   His canoe certainly looked new.  

2. Wa wōnōtnōt.   An absolutely brand new canoe.  

3. Wūno eo ekọwōnōt ḷoon eo.   The paint made the motorboat look new.  

wōp   {wẹp}.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwōp; n. constr. wōpin.   a plant, Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz. (Barringtoniaceae); A large tree with large, square fruits; young leaves glabrous, with red midribs; seeds used as a fish-poison.  

wōpeñ   {wẹpẹg}.   n. al.; n. inal. wōpeñū; v. caus. kōwōpeñ; n. constr. wōpeñin.   empty container; shell; cartridge.  

1. Elōñ wōpeñ in joot.   There are many empty shell casings.  

wōpieṃ   {wẹpiyẹṃ}.   Also opieṃ .   From Engl.   n. al.; n. constr. wōpieṃin.   opium.  

wōpij   {wepyij}.   Also opij .   From Engl.   office.  

1. Ej jerbal ilo wōpij eṇ eḷap.   He works in the administration building.  

wōpija   {wepiyjah}.   Also opija .   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. constr. wōpijain.   officer.  

wōr   see or- for words often spelled wōr-.  

wōt₁   {wẹt}.   Also ot, wit .   n. al.; v. intr., tr. ute; v. distrib. wōttuot, jijidwōtuot; utute (ijjidwōtuot; utute); n. constr. wōtin.   rain.  

1. Eute waini kaṇe.   It's raining on the copra.  

2. Ewōtuot aelōñ in.   This atoll has lots of rain.  

3. Ij jañin kar lelolo wōt joñan an mejel im lōñ āinwōt wōt jab ko ilo iien eo.   I had never seen a rain as heavy as that. P766  

wōt₂   {wet}.   only; still; just; mere.  

1. Ej pād wōt Ṃajeḷ.   He is still in the Marshalls.  

2. Juon wōt peen.   I have only one pen.  

wōt₃   {wet}.   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. kawōtwōt; n. constr. wōtin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   abscess; boil.  

1. Kwōjeḷā ke kọwōtwōt?   Do you know how to treat boils?  

wōt₄   {wet}.   n. al.; v. caus. kōwōt; n. constr. wōtin.   a plant, taro variety, Alocasia macrorrhiza (L.) Sweet. (Araceae). In the same family as taro and Cyrtosperma; "false taro." two edible varieties: Wōtaan and Wōtaad, and two inedible: Wōt-waan and Kubwilkōn..  

wōta   {wetah}.   variant form of wata {watah}.  

Wōtaad   {wethad}.   a plant, taro variety; edible.  

Wōtaan   {wethan}.   a plant, taro variety; edible.  

wōt-aṃwelōñ   {wẹt-haṃẹylẹg}.   rain that falls straight down; big drops but few and far between.  

wōtan   {wetan}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. wōtanū; n. pers. ri-wōtan; v. distrib. kōkootantōn (ekkootantōn); n. constr. wōtanin.   belligerent; bellicose; pugnacious; saucy.  

1. Enaaj jorrāān kōn an kōkootantōn (ekkootantōn).   He'll get into trouble because of his obvious belligerence.  

2. Kwōn jab wōtan bwe kwōnaaj jorrāān.   Don't be belligerent or you'll get into trouble.  

wōtar   {wetar}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wōtare; n. pers. ri-wōtar; n. constr. wōtarin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   order.  

1. Kwōnañin wōtare ke nuknuk eo?   Have you ordered the dress?  

wōt-atok   {wẹt-hatekʷ}.   rain that falls elsewhere but can be heard.  

wōtbai   {wetbahyiy}.   Also otobai {wetewbahiy}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wōtbaiik; n. inal. wōtbaiū; n. pers. ri-wōtbai; n. constr. wōtbaiin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   scooter; motorcycle; motorbike.  

wōt-dikdik   {wẹt-dikdik}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   sprinkle; drizzle.  

wōteḷ   {wetyeḷ}.   Also oteeḷ {weteyeḷ}.   From Engl.   hotel.  

Wōtin Kapilōñ   {wetin kapiylẹg}.   From "Carolinian taro".   a plant, taro variety (Takeuchi), Xanthosoma.  

Wōtin Ruk   {wetin rikʷ}.   From "Trukese taro".   a plant, taro variety (Takeuchi), Xanthosoma.  

wōtlọk   {wẹtlakʷ}.   Dial. W, E: buñlọk {bigʷlakʷ}   v. intr.; n. inal. wōtlọkū; v. caus. intr. kọwōtlọk, tr. kọotlọk; v. distrib. wōttōlọklọk; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   fall down; drop down, as from a height; tumble; dishonor.  

1. Ewōttōlọklọk ajri eṇ.   That child is always falling.  

wōtlọk kōn oṇāān ṃweiuk   {wẹtlaq kẹn weṇyan ṃẹyiq}.   sale.  

1. Ewōtlọk oṇāān meiuk ilo Aḷaṃowana.   There's a sale at Ala Moana.  

2. Ewōtlọk Wiikwaaṃ kōn oṇāān ṃweiuk.   The Wigwam store has a big sale going on.  

wōtlọklañ   {wẹtlakʷlag}.   variant form of bwilọklañ.  

wōtmiiḷ   {wetmiyiḷ}.   From Engl.   oatmeal.  

wōt-mijeljel   {wẹt-mijẹljẹl}.   Also wōt-mejeljel {wẹt-mẹjẹljẹl}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   heavy rain.  

wōtōbai   {wetebahiy}.   variant form of wōtbai {wetbahyiy}.  

wōtōdtōd   {wetedted}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. wōtōdtōdū; v. caus. kōwōtōdtōd; n. pers. ri-wōtōdtōd; n. constr. wōtōdtōdin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   loose bowels; diarrhea; upset stomach.  

wōtojome   {wetewjewmey}.   archaic.   fishing method, using scarer; for catching goatfish (jome).  

wōtōm   {wetem}.   Also otem .   entirely; absolutely; very.  

1. Ña ij ṃool wōtōm ṃool.   I am telling the absolute truth.  

wōtōmjej   {wẹtẹmjẹj}.   Also otemjej, otemjeḷọk {wẹtẹmjeḷakʷ}|).   all; every.  

1. Armej wōtōmjej.   Everybody.  

2. Men wōtōmjeḷọk.   Everything.  

wōtōmjeḷọk   {wẹtẹmjeḷakʷ}.   Also otemjeḷọk .   variant form of wōtōmjej {wẹtẹmjẹj}.  

wōtōn   {wẹtẹn}.   season for breadfruit and pandanus.  

wōt-tọ   {wẹt-taw}.   heavy rain from the northeast; see aetọ.  

wōttuot   {wẹttiwẹt}.   Also wōttuwōt .   distributive form of wōt {wẹt}.  

Wōt-waan   {wet-wahan}.   a plant, taro variety; inedible (Takeuchi), Xanthosoma.  

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WUD    WUJ    WUL    WUM    WUN    WUP    WUT    

wūd₁   {wid}.   Also ud .   piece; smallest unit of something, grain.  

1. Bōk juon kijeṃ wūdin pinana.   Take a banana for yourself.  

2. Bōk ruo daaṃ wūd ilo bōb ṇe.   Take two keys of that pandanus as your portion.  

3. Juon wūdin raij.   A grain of rice.  

4. Ke ej itōn tile juon wūd, Jema eṃōkaj im kabōjrake.   As soon as he was about to light up, Father stopped him. P769  

5. Ruo wōt wūd e ilo pakij in jikka e kiiō.   There are only two cigarettes left in this pack.  

wūd₂   {wid}.   Also wūdde {widdẹy}.   bear fruit, of pandanus.  

wūdādo   {widadew}.   Also wūdādu .   n. al.; v. intr.; n. pers. ri-wūdādo; n. constr. wūdādoin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   a toy, coconut hydroplane; to sail a coconut hydroplane.  

1. Eṃōkaj wūdādo eṇ waan.   His toy hydroplane is very fast.  

2. Ke iar dik, ikōn wūdādo aolep Jādede.   When I was young I used to sail toy hydroplanes every Saturday.  

wūddik   {widdik}.   Also wūnniñ {winnig}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūddikū; v. caus. intr. kawūddik, tr. kawūddiki.   small; tiny; midget.  

wūdeakeak   {widyakyak}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūdeakeakū; v. caus. kawūdeakeak; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; stat. adj. wūdeakeak.   crazy; delirious; insane; maniac; berserk; lunatic.  

1. Aolep im ko jāne bwe ewūdeakeak.   Everyone ran away from him because he went berserk.  

wūdede   {widẹydẹy}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūdedeū; v. caus. intr. kawūdede, tr. kawūdedeik; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   mangled; ragged; frayed, fuzzy.  

1. Ij kōkōṇak (ekkōṇak) nuknuk wūdede.   I'm wearing ragged clothes.  

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

wūdeñ   {wideg}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wūdeñe; n. inal. wūdeñū; n. pers. ri-wūdeñ; v. distrib. uwūdeñdeñ; n. constr. wūdeñin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   a food, cooked and pounded breadfruit, taro, bananas, or nuts mixed with grated coconut.  

1. Eowūdeñdeñ rūṃweeṇ.   They always make wūdeñ at that house.  

2. Wūdeñin Mājej. wūdeñ   from Mejit.  

wūdiddid   {wididdid}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūdiddidū; v. caus. kawūdiddid; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   tremble; quake; chills; shiver; vibrate; tremor; shake.  

wūdikke   {widikkẹy}.   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. intr. kawūdikke, tr. kawūdikkeik; n. constr. wūdikkein.   writhe in pain; twist in pain; shriek in terror or pain.  

1. Iḷak ṃwijit kōnwaan bao eo, ewūdikke.   When I cut the chicken's head off, it writhed in pain.  

2. Joot eo ekọwūdikkeik ḷeo.   The bullet sent him twisting in pain.  

wūdiñdiñ   {widigdig}.   Also lọudiñdiñ .   v. adj.; n. inal. wūdiñdiñū; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   happy; ecstatic.  

wūdkabbe   {widkabbẹy}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. constr. wūdkabbein; stat. adj. wūdkabbe.   stunted growth; idiotic; moron; oaf.  

1. Ewūdkabbe ni eo kōtkan.   The coconut tree he planted did not grow properly.  

2. Iiọkwe ajri ṇe ke ewūdkabbe.   I feel sorry for that child who's going to grow up to be a moron.  

wūdmouj   {widmẹwij}.   Also wūdmuuj {widmiwij}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. pers. ri-wūdmouj; n. constr. wūdmoujin; stat. adj. wūdmouj.   of light complexion; light skinned.  

1. Ewūdmouj bwe nājin riJepaan.   He's light-skinned because his father is Japanese.  

wūdmuuj   {widmiwij}.   variant form of wūdmouj {widmẹwij}.  

wūj₁   {wij}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wūji; n. constr. wūjin.   drown someone by holding his head under water.  

1. Ear wūji kuuj ko.   He drowned the cats.  

wūj₂   {wij}.   n. al.; v. caus. kawūj; n. constr. wūjin.   cork.  

wūj₃   {wij}.   Also wūji {wijiy}.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. constr. wūjin.   pull out of ground; uproot; transitive form of wūjwūj {wijwij}.  

1. Wūji wūjooj kaṇe.   Pull up those weeds.  

wūj₄   {wij}.   Dial. W, E: wōj   balsa driftwood.  

wūj₅   {wij}.   formant in place names; rough, of weather, currents, etc..  

wūjaak   {wijahak}.   v. intr.; n. inal. wūjaakū; n. pers. ri-wūjaak; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   tie coconut leaves together to make fishing chain.  

wūjabōj   {wijabẹj}.   v. adj.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   narrow, of land (see wūjaloñ {wijalegʷ}).  

1. Ewūjabōj Wūlka.   Uliga is narrow.  

wūjaḷoñ   {wijaḷegʷ}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūjaḷoñū; v. caus. kawūjaḷoñ; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; stat. adj. wūjaḷoñ.   breadth of an island; wide, of land (see wūjabōj {wijabẹj}).  

1. Ewūjaḷoñ ānin.   This islet is wide.  

wūje-   {wije-}.   Dial. W, E: wūjjie-   n. al.; n. constr. wūjen, wūjjien.   part of.  

1. Pikeel-eañ ej wūjen Jarej. pikeel-eañ   Is part of Jarej.  

wūjek   {wijẹk}.   archaic.   be proud of.  

1. Ij wūjeke ḷeo.   I'm proud of him.  

wūji   see wūj.  

wūjinleep   {wijinleyep}.   Dial. E, W: wūjilleep {wijilleyep}   n. al.; n. constr. wūjinleepin.   a fish, Pacific sailfish; Istiophorus greyi.  

wūjḷā   {wijḷay}.   variant form of wōjḷā {wẹjḷay}.  

wūjlep-   {wijlep-}.   v. intr.; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   give freely; give in abundance; render (with directional); surrender.  

1. Wūjlepḷọk būruoṃ ñan Anij.   Surrender your heart to God.  

2. Wūjlepḷọk ñan Jijer men ko ṃweien Jijer.   Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's.  

wūjooj   {wijẹwẹj}.   Also ujooj .   a plant, general term for grass or Ittaria elongata actually an epiphytic, penoulous fern; grass; hay; pasture.  

wūjooj-in-eoon-bōl   {wijẹwẹj-yin-yẹwẹn-bẹl}.   From "grass of the edge of the taro pit".   a plant, marsh grass, Cyperus javanicus Houtt.  

wūjooj-in-Ep   {wijẹwẹj-yin-yep}.   From Ep {yep} |"a legendary island".   a plant, Oplismenus compositus (L.) beauv; (gramineae). a Grass. Ebon.  

wūjooj-in-lọjet   {wijẹwẹj-yin-lawjẹt}.   From "grass of the ocean".   a plant, general term for seaweed. Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenb.) Aschers.; any seaweed.  

wūjroñ   {wijregʷ}.   Also wōmwōm {wemwem}.   extract; withdraw; pull out.  

wūjtak   {wijtak}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wūjtake; n. constr. wūjtakin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   praise (religious term only); glorify; worship; honor; revere.  

1. Rej wūjtak Anij.   They worship God.  

wūjwūj   {wijwij}.   v. intr., tr. wūj(i); n. inal. wūjwūjū; v. caus. kawūjwūj; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   to pull out; root out.  

1. Ejaje wūjwūj doon e.   This husking stick can't be pulled out.  

2. Kwōn wūj doon ṇe jān ijeṇe.   Pull that husking stick out of the ground there.  

wūlej   {wilẹj}.   Also ulej .   n. al.; v. caus. kawūlej; n. constr. wūlejin.   a plant, Clerodendrum inerme (L.) Gaertn. (Verbenaceae); A common sprawling shrub with whitish-purplish tubular flowers, exserted stamens, and opposite simple leaves.  

wūliej   {wiliyẹj}.   Also uliej, wūlej {wilyẹj}, wūleej {wilẹyẹj}.   n. al.; n. inal. wūliejū; n. constr. wūliejin.   cemetery, graveyard; head.  

wūlik   {wilik}.   Also ulik .   v. intr.; n. inal. wūlikū; v. caus. kawūlik.   belch; burp.  

wūlio   {wiliyẹw}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūlioū; v. caus. kawūlio; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; stat. adj. wūlioeo.   handsome, men only.  

wūlleej   {willẹyyẹj}.   From Engl.   windlass; capstan; winch.  

1. Ejorrāān wūlleej eo an   Militopi. The Militobi's windlass broke down.  

wūllepa-   {willepa-}.   Dial. E only; see rūkorea- {rikewreya-}   n. inal. wūllepa.   uncle, mother's brother only.  

wūlṃōd   {wilṃed}.   n. al.; v. intr.; n. constr. wūlṃōdin.   thick husk protecting eyes of coconut; whiskers remaining on a husked coconut.  

1. Ñe jej dedeb (eddeb) ni jej wūlṃōd.   When we husk coconuts to drink we leave some husk at the eyes.  

wūlok   {wilekʷ}.   archaic.   to excuse.  

wūmar   {wimar}.   solid ground on which the game of kajjeor is played.  

wūn₁   {win}.   Also un .   n. al.; n. constr. wūnin, wūnjān, wūni.   base; basis; root; reason; purpose; cause; problem; arithmetic; motive; source; lower part of tree, brush, or grass.  

1. Kanōk jān wūnjān.   Pull from the roots.  

2. Wūnin tūreep in rawūn kein, kōnke en bōkḷọk ṃōñā im ṃweiuk im ektak waini jān aolep aelōñ ko ilikin Mājro.   The purpose of the round-trips is to take food and trade goods and bring copra from all the outer islands to Majuro. S17  

wūn₂   {win}.   Also un .   n. al.; v. caus. intr. karwūn, tr. karwūni; n. constr. wūnin.   scale of fish; core of a boil.  

wūnaak   {winahak}.   Also la .   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. kawūnaak; n. constr. wūnaakin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   birds flying looking for fish; a flock of birds flying over a school of fish; school of sharks looking for smaller fish.  

1. “Rej waḷọk lōñ tak in wūnaak im bar jako.   They come up to look for fish and then go back down. P1007  

2. Ej kab kar eñaktok tokālik ke bōlen timoṇin lọjet ko rōkar pojak wōt bwe ñe ekar wōr eṇ ewōtlọk ak wa eo eturruḷọk, repojak in naaj kar wūnaake.   I later realized these sea monsters were ready to go fishing if something were to fall from the boat or if the boat were to sink. P1010  

3. Eḷak lutōk ḷọk ṃōttan ṃōñā ko i lọjet, ettōr tok ek jiddik kab kupkup ko itōrerein wa eo im wūnaaki.   When I threw the scraps of food into the water, a bunch of little skip jacks and other tiny fish swam over and started to eat. P385  

wūne māj   {winey maj}.   n. inal. wūne meja.   get some shut-eye; take a nap.  

1. Ij ja itan wūne meja jidik ṃokta jān naaj memej (emmej).   I think I'll get some shut-eye for a while before I go on watch.  

2. Meḷeḷein bwe ejjeḷọk iien naaj wūne meja.”   That means I’ll never get any shut-eye.” P543  

wūnin   see wūn. base; basis; root; reason; purpose.  

wūnin tōl   {winin tel}.   moral; lesson; inner meaning; motto.  

Wūninnin   {wininnin}.   From ninnin {ninnin} |"suck" (?).   n. al.; v. caus. kaWūninnin; n. constr. Wūninninin.   a plant, pandanus cultigen (Takeuchi).  

wūnit   {winit}.   wrap up; tie up a bundle.  

1. Wūniti jabōn aḷaḷ kaṇ.   Tie up the ends of those pieces of lumber.  

Wūnjeeṃ   {winjeyeṃ}.   n. al.; v. caus. kaWūnjeeṃ; n. constr. Wūnjeeṃin.   a plant, pandanus cultigen; sterile; with narrow leaves best for weaving.  

wūnlọk   {winlakʷ}.   Also ñijlọk .   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. kawūnlọk; n. constr. wūnlọkin.   dive after getting hooked, of fish.  

1. Ear ban tōbwe ek eo ke ear wūnlọk.   He couldn't pull the fish in because it dived.  

2. Ear kọunlọk ek eo.   He let the fish dive.  

Wūnmaañ   {winmahag}.   a plant, Pandanus fischerianus (or hybrid) cultigen; no fruit; leaves used only for textiles. Same as kou or kounmaañ.  

wūnniñ   {winnig}.   Also unniñ, wūddik {widdik}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūnniñū; v. caus. kawūnniñ; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; stat. adj. wūnniñniñ.   dwarfed; very small.  

1. Eḷap an wūnniñ ajri eṇ ear ḷotak.   That baby that was born is very small.  

wūno   {winew}.   Also uno .   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wūnook; n. inal. wūnoka; v. caus. kawūno; n. pers. ri-wūno; n. constr. wūnokan, wūnoun; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   treat, medically; to paint; paint; medicine; color; drug; hue; potion; cure; panacea; remedy.  

1. Bubu ej juon maroñ ri-wūno in etto ilo Ṃajeḷ raar kōjerbale ñe rej kōṇaan jeḷā kōn juon men eo rej jab meḷeḷe kake.   Divination was something olden-time Marshallese doctors used to learn about something they didn’t understand. S21  

2. Erōōj wūnokan jōōt ṇe aṃ.   You have a loud-colored shirt.  

3. Jerbal in wūnook armej an jejjo wōt.   Practicing traditional medicine is reserved for a select few. S8  

4. Kilin bọọk eo euno mouj bwe en jab aelọk ilo boñ.   Maybe the box was painted white so it would be easier to see in the dark. P512  

5. Kwōn wia tok wūno jen wūnook wa e.   Buy some paint and let's paint this boat.  

6. Ṃokta jān an ri-pālle bōktok wūno ko aer, ri-Ṃajeḷ raar make kōṃṃan aer wūno jān bōlōk, wūjooj, okar im men ko jet.   Before Westerners brought their medicines, the Marshallese made medicines on their own from leaves, grasses, roots, and other things. S8  

7. Naaj ta wūnoka ke ijorrāān.   What's the remedy for relieving me of this heartache.  

8. Raar kōjerbal ñan wūno ñe rej pukot nañinmej rot eo an juon armej, wūno ta eo ekkar, ia eo wūno eo epād ie, kab wōn eo ekkar ñan leḷọk wūno eo.   It was used in medicine for diagnosing the sickness of a person, what medicine to use, where to find the medicine, and whose responsibility it was to apply the medicine. S21  

9. Raar wūnook kinej e peiū aujpitōḷ.   They treated the cut on my hand at the hospital.  

10. Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.   These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8  

wūno in ruprup   {winew yin rʷiprʷip}.   laxative; purgative medicine.  

wūnojidikdik   {winẹwjidikdik}.   Also unojidikdik, wūnoojdikdik {winewejdikdik}.   v. intr.; n. inal. wūnojidikdikū; v. caus. kawūnojidikdik; n. pers. ri-wūnojidikdik; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   whisper; speak secretly.  

1. “Ilju ej jota,” ewūnojdikdik tok.   Tomorrow evening,” he whispered. P1324  

2. Ikar wunojdikdik ḷọk ñan Jema bwe en jeḷā.   I whispered to Father so that he would know. P453  

wūnōk   {winẹk}.   Also unōk .   food laid aside for future use; hoarding of food.  

wūnokan   {winewkan}.   construct form of wūno {winew}.  

wūnōknōk   {winẹknẹk}.   v. intr.; n. inal. wūnōknōkū; v. caus. kawūnōknōk; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   to lay aside food for future use; hoard food.  

wūnpej   {winpẹj}.   Also unpej .   n. al.; v. caus. kawūnpej; n. constr. wūnpejin.   pandanus key, sprouted; a dry brown key of pandanus fruit that has germinated and bears a seedling of small size (under 6" high; usually) (see pej).  

wūntō   {winteh}.   From Engl.   window.  

wūntoba   {wintewbah}.   Also untoba .   From Japn. undōba (運動場).   playground.  

wūntokai   {wintewkahyiy}.   From Japn. undōkai (運動会).   n. al.; v. intr.; n. pers. ri-wūntokai; n. constr. wūntokaiin.   track and field events.  

1. Rej wūntokai aolep U.N. Day.   They hold track and field events every U.N. Day.  

wūntōn   {winten}.   archaic.   formant in place names; cluster of; clump of.  

wūnwūj   {winwij}.   Also unuj .   v. intr., tr. wūnwūji; n. inal. wūnwūjū.   slander; libel.  

wūnwūjriabeb   {winwijriyabyẹb}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. wūnwūjriabebe; n. pers. ri-wūnwūjriabeb; n. constr. wūnwūjriabebin.   slander.  

wūpaaj   {wipahaj}.   Also upaaj .   fireplace; open fireplace for cooking; ashes.  

1. Eṃōj aerjel jijet i turin wūpaaj eo im daak kọpe.   They were already sitting around the stove drinking coffee. P958  

2. Ikar kajjioñ jene juon kijeek ilo wūpaajin kōmat eo.   I tried to start a fire in the cook stove. P883  

wūpaajaj   {wipahajhaj}.   Also upaajaj .   n. al.; v. adj.; v. caus. intr. kawūpaajaj, tr. kawūpaajaje; n. constr. wūpaajajin; stat. adj. wūpaajaj.   gray.  

wūpeḷ   {wipyeḷ}.   v. adj.; n. inal. wūpeḷū, stat. adj. wūpeḷeḷ.   weak; clumsy; feeble; fragile; frail.  

1. Ewūpeḷ.   He's a weakling.  

wūpeñ   {wipẹg}.   shell of smaller clams.  

wūt   see ut.  

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