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Place Names of the Marshall Islands

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Eakūūl-kaṇ   {yakihil-kaṇ}.   Mile islet

Eaḷḷeen   {yaḷḷeyen}.   Arṇo tract

Eaḷḷwōj   {yaḷʷḷʷẹj}.   Epoon tract

Eañ-detdet   {yag-detdet}.   [gram.]   cf: eañ, det "sunny north".   Mājro tract

Eañin-bok-eṇ   {yagin-bekʷ-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: eañ, bok "north of the sandspit".   Mājej tract

Eañin-bōl   {yagin-bẹl}.   [gram.]   Ujae tract

Eañin-ene   {yagin-yẹnẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: āne "north part of the islet".   Arṇo tract

Eañi-to   {yagiy-tẹw}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: eañ, to "north of the husk soaking pit".   Mājro tract

Edbūb   {yedbib}.   [part. recur. form.]   Naṃdik tract

Eded   {yedyed}.   [gram.]   cf: eded "rummage".   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Eded-iōñ   {yedyed-yiyẹg}.   [gram.]   Wōjjā tract

Eded-rōk   {yedyed-rẹk}.   [gram.]   Wōjjā tract

Ed-eṇ   {yed-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: ed "become red".   Mile islet

Edjekāān   {yedjekayan}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ed, jekāān "its trunk becomes red".   Wōjjā islet; Ṃaḷoeḷap islet; Arṇo islet; Arṇo tract

Eika-eṇ   {yẹyikah-yeṇ}.   [From Engl. acre.]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Ejbad   {yejbad}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: bad "place for divination".   Utrōk tract

Ejel   {yẹjẹl}.   [gram.]   cf: jel "it is grown over".   Kuwajleen islet

Ejelpen   {yejelpen}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: jelpa "parent-in-law".   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet

Ejel-wawaan   {yẹjẹl-wahwahan}.   [gram.]   cf: jel, wawaa- "its foundation is curved".   Mile islet

Ejjaruk   {yejjarikʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: jaruk "it is safe".   Kuwajleen tract

Ejje   {yẹjjẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: ejje "navigational sign".   Jālwōj tract

Ejjeḷā   {yejjeḷay}.   [gram.]   cf: ejjeḷā "to anchor".   Kuwajleen islet

Ejjepo   {yẹjjẹpẹw}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: ajjen, po "cluster of pandanus keys falls off".   Pikinni islet

Ejṃaan   {yejṃahan}.   [gram.]   cf: ejṃaan "boulder".   Arṇo coral head

Ejwa   {yejwah}.   Mile islet

Ekalur   {yekalirʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: lur "it makes for serenity".   Mājro tract

Ekjab   {yekjab}.   [gram.]   Aur tract

Ekjab-eṇ   {yekjab-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: ekjab "idol".   Mājro tract

Ekkat-kaṇ   {yekkat-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: kōkat "those plantings".   Kuwajleen coral head

Ek-mouj   {yẹk-mẹwij}.   [gram.]   cf: ekmouj "parrotfish".   Wōjjā tract

Ekọ-eṇ   {yekaw-yeṇ}.   Kuwajleen tract

Ekōj   {yẹkẹj}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: kōj "it is us".   Roñḷap islet

Ekōjab   {yekejab}.   [gram.]   cf: ekjab "idol".   Arṇo tract

El-ak   {yel-hak}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: el "nest", ak "frigate bird".   Pikinni tract; Jālwōj tract

El-bōd   {yel-bed}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: bōd "turtle shell".   Mājro tract

El-buñbuñ   {yel-bigʷbigʷ}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: buñbuñ "famous".   Jālwōj tract; Epoon tract

Ele   {yẹlẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: ele "fish string".   Jālwōj islet

Eḷe   {yeḷey}.   cf: eḷ "a cult".   Kuwajleen islet

Ele-jibukwi   {yeley-jibikʷiy}.   [gram.]   cf: jibukwi "one hundred on the fish string".   Aelok tract

Ele-jibukwi-iar   {yeley-jibikʷiy-yiyhar}.   [gram.]   Aelok household

Ele-jibukwi-lik   {yeley-jibikʷiy-lik}.   [gram.]   Aelok household

Elelañ   {yelyelag}.   Mājro tract

Elelen   {yelyelen}.   Ānewetak tract

Ele-lōñ   {yẹlẹy-lẹg}.   [gram.]   cf: ele, lōñ "upper part of fish string".   Mājej tract; Wōjjā tract; Arṇo tract

Ele-ḷwe   {yẹlẹy-ḷʷẹy}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: el, ḷwe "this nest is a pond".   Mājro tract

El-eṇ   {yẹl-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: el "nest".   Kuwajleen tract; two Jālwōj tracts

El-eṇ   {yel-yeṇ}.   [gram. dist.]   Roñḷap tract; Ujae tract; two Kuwajleen tracts; two Aelōñḷapḷap tracts; two Jālwōj tracts; Likiep tract; Wōjjā tract; Aur tract

Eleṇak   {yeleyṇak}.   [gram.]   cf: leṇak "he is sleeping soundly".   Kuwajleen islet

Elen-ak   {yelen-hak}.   [gram. dist.]   Mājro tract

Elen-ṃao   {yelen-ṃahwew}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: el, ṃao "owl nest".   Arṇo tract

El-eo   {yel-yew}.   [rem. gram.]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

El-eọ   {yel-yaw}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: eọ "tattoo".   Mile tract

Ele-rōk   {yẹlẹy-rẹk}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract

El-jar   {yel-jar}.   [The demon Laaneohad a baby born here, according to legend.]   Epoon tract

El-kwaat   {yel-kʷahat}.   Kuwajleen tract

Elladikdik-raiiōñ   {yellahdikdik-rahiyyẹg}.   [gram.]   cf: leladikdik "pleasantly cool".   Kuwajleen tract

Elladikdik-rairōk   {yellahdikdik-rahiyrẹk}.   [gram.]   Kuwajleen tract

Eḷḷap   {yeḷḷap}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: ār, ḷap "big place for beaching".   Mājej tract; Mājro tract

Ellep   {yellep}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: el, ḷap "big nest".   Ralik island

Ellōkan   {yellekan}.   [gram.]   cf: ellōkan "about".   Mājro islet

Elṃad   {yẹlṃad}.   [gram.]   cf: elṃad "Vega".   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

El-ṃad   {yel-ṃad}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: ṃad "busy".   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

El-me   {yel-mey}.   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

El-mej   {yel-mẹj}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: mej "place where the dead are taken".   Naṃdik tract

Elmen   {yẹlmẹn}.   [gram. The skirt of the legendary god of good fortune Ḷakididbrought many tuna to the lagoon off Elmen.]   cf: elmen "skirt".   Epoon tract

Eḷṃoṇ   {yeḷṃeñ}.   Naṃdik district

Elōkeo-eañ   {yelekyew-yag}.   Mājro tract

Elōkeo-rak   {yelekyew-rak}.   Mājro tract

El-pāl   {yel-pal}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pāl "house".   Aelok tract

El-pālu   {yel-paliw}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: eḷ, pālu "a club of big shots".   Epoon tract

El-pāp   {yel-pap}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pāp "frond".   Naṃo tract

El-pene   {yel-pẹnẹy}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pen "encourage him".   Epoon tract

El-tutu   {yel-tiwtiw}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: tutu "bathe".   Mājro tract

Emej   {yẹmẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: emej "to moor".   Utrōk household

Emejwa   {yẹmẹjwah}.   [gram.]   cf: emej, wa "moor a canoe".   Likiep islet; Arṇo tract; Mile tract

Ememe   {yẹmyẹmẹy}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ememej "memory".   Lae tract

Emjak-kaṇ   {yẹmjak-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: emjak "the moorings".   Arṇo tract

Emjān-wa   {yemjan-wah}.   [gram.]   cf: emjak, wa "canoe anchorage".   Ujae tract

Emḷọk   {yemḷakʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: emḷọk "nostalgia".   Mile tract

Em-maañ-eṇ   {yẹmh-mahag-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Likiep tract

Eṃ-maañ-eṇ   {yẹṃ-mahag-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: eṃ, maañ "pandanus leaf house".   Likiep tract

Eṃṃal   {yeṃṃal}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: eṃ, ṃal "swaying house" or ṃṃal "place for beating husks".   Naṃo islet

Emmeej   {yemmeyej}.   [gram.]   cf: memeej "it is attractive".   Epoon islet

Enbar   {yenbar}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: āne, bar "rock isle".   Epoon tract

Enea   {yeneyah}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: āne, ia "where is the islet with a cistern to fill our containers, asked two legendary girls".   Wōjjā islet; Ṃaḷoeḷap islet; Arṇo tract

Ene-eṇ   {yẹnẹy-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: āne "islet".   Aelok tract

Enejā   {yeneyjay}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: āne, "islet where sails fall toward outrigger".   Aelok islet

Eneọr   {yenyarʷ}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: āne, eọr "islet of going aground (a British ship went aground here)".   Epoon islet

Enjepe   {yẹnjẹpẹy}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: Āne, jepe "basket isle".   Ānewetak district; Ānewetak islet

Enṃaat   {yenṃahat}.   Kuwajleen islet

Ennak   {yennak}.   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Enne   {yẹnnẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: enne "field".   Naṃdik tract

Eṇop   {yeñep}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: ṇop "whetstone".   Aur islet

Eo   {yew}.   [gram.]   Naṃo islet

Eokkọr-eṇ   {yekʷkʷarʷ-yeṇ}.   [pers. name]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Eokwōjaja   {yewekʷejahjah}.   [gram.]   cf: okwōjaja "it is high above the water".   Kuwajleen tract

Eoḷap   {yewḷap}.   [gram.]   cf: eoḷap "middle".   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract; Mājro district

Eoḷap-eṇ   {yewḷap-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Ujae district; Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Eoḷḷwōj   {yeḷʷḷʷej}.   Arṇo tract

Eolọk   {yewlakʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: eolọk "pull down".   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet

Eomeḷañ   {yewmeḷag}.   [gram.]   cf: eomeḷañ "land reserved for chiefs".   Pikinni islet

Eọṃo   {yawṃew}.   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Eọṃōlōñ   {yawṃẹlẹg}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: Eọmwe-lañ.   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Eọṃōn-mā   {yawṃẹn-may}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: iuṃwi-, "under the breadfruit tree".   Arṇo tract

Eọṃwe-lañ   {yawṃẹy-lag}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: iuṃwi-, lañ "under the sky".   Mājro tract

Eọñōn   {yagʷen}.   Mājej tract

Eōōḷ   {yeheḷ}.   [gram.]   cf: ōḷ "it flows".   Naṃdik tract

Eoon-ale   {yewen-haley}.   Pikinni tract

Eoon-awi   {yewen-hawiy}.   [recur. form.]   Arṇo tract

Eoon-ene   {yẹwẹn-yẹnẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: eoonene "main islet".   Roñḷap district; Roñdik district; Aelōñin Ae district

Eoon-ene   {yewen-yẹnẹy}.   [gram.]   two Ānewetak districts; Lae district; Ujae district; Kuwajleen district; Naṃo district; Naṃdik district; Mājej district; Aelok district; Ādkup district; Mājro district

Eoon-epeje   {yewen-yẹpẹjẹy}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: eoo-, epje "main meeting place".   Aur islet

Eoon-epje   {yewen-yepjẹy}.   [rem. gram.]   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet; Lae islet; Arṇo islet

Eoon-ipije   {yewen-yipijẹy}.   [rem. gram.]   Wōjjā islet

Eoon-jo   {yewen-jew}.   [gram.]   cf: eoo-, jo "surface for fishing by the jo method".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Eoon-kōjeej   {yewen-kẹjẹyẹj}.   Roñdik tract

Eoon-kōjeej   {yewen-kejeyej}.   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Eoon-ḷā   {yewen-ḷay}.   [gram.]   cf: eoo-, ḷā "gravel surface".   Kōle district

Eoon-maaj   {yewen-mahaj}.   [gram.]   cf: eoo-, maaj "clear surface".   Wōtto tract; two Kuwajleen tracts; Naṃo tract; three Jālwōj tracts; two Epoon tracts; two Mājej tracts; Wōjjā tract; five Mājro tracts; four Arṇo tracts

Eoon-meto-in   {yewen-metew-yin}.   [gram.]   cf: meto "this ocean surface".   Wōtto tract; Ellep tract

Eoon-peje   {yẹwẹn-pẹjẹy}.   [gram.]   Roñḷap islet

Eoon-peje   {yewen-pẹjẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: peje "main meeting place".   Wōtto tract; Kuwajleen tract

Eoon-rak   {yewen-rak}.   [gram.]   cf: rak "southern surface".   Wōjjā district

Eoon-toḷ   {yewen-teḷʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: eoo-, toḷ "mountain top".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Eọọtle   {yawatlẹy}.   [recur. form.]   cf: eọọtle "south".   Likiep islet

Eorrob   {yerʷrʷeb}.   Kuwajleen islet

Eọwerōk   {yawẹyrẹk}.   [gram.]   cf: Ewerōk "land of departed spirits, beyond the River Styx".   Mile tract

Eowo   {yewwew}.   Jālwōj islet

Epāju   {yepajiw}.   Ujae islet

Epatōn   {yepaten}.   [recur. form.]   cf: epat "its bottom or west end".   Kuwajleen islet

Epe-eañ   {yepey-yag}.   [From Gilb. Abaiang.]   Arṇo tract

Epjā   {yepjay}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: epje, toḷ or epliklik jā "usually capsize".   Kuwajleen islet: Ebeye

Epjā-dik   {yepjay-dik}.   [rem. gram.]   Kuwajleen islet

Epḷañ   {yepḷag}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: epliklik, ḷañ "usually storm".   Epoon tract

Epni   {yepniy}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: iep "basket", ni "coconut".   Jālwōj tract

Epōnūn   {yephenhin}.   Naṃo islet

Epoon   {yepewen}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: iep waan "a type of basket which the atoll is thought to be shaped like".   Ralik atoll; Epoon islet; Utrōk tract

Eppān-ene   {yeppan-yẹnẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: eppānene "dry land".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Epta   {yeptah}.   [gram.]   cf: epta "sieve arrowroot second time (see sister islet Jepta )".   Aelok islet

Epwaj   {yepwaj}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: iep "basket", waj "to you".   Kuwajleen islet

Eram   {yeram}.   [gram.]   cf: era- "our sitting mat".   Epoon tract; Mājro tract; Mile tract

Erbar   {yerbar}.   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet

Erḷañ   {yerḷag}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: er-, ḷañ "getting a storm".   Kuwajleen tract; Jebat tract

Ero   {yẹrẹw}.   [gram.]   cf: ro "he is disappointed".   Kuwajleen islet

Erra   {yẹrrah}.   [gram.]   cf: Erra "navigational sign".   Naṃdik tract

Etaañ   {yetahag}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: "wind".   Arṇo tract; Mile tract

Ettar-kaṇ   {yettar-kaṇ}.   Roñḷap tract

Ewe-ṇa   {yewey-ṇah}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ewe, ṇa "on a shoal".   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

Ewe-ṇo   {yewey-ñew}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ewe, ṇo "on the waves".   Ujae tract

Ewerōk   {yẹwẹyrẹk}.   [gram.]   cf: Ewerōk "land of departed spirits".   Likiep tract; Arṇo tract

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