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Place Names of the Marshall Islands

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Naajaj   {nahajhaj}.   [gram.]   cf: naaj, aj "will be thatched".   Arṇo islet

Naajbōl   {nahajbẹl}.   [gram.]   cf: naaj, bōbōl "will bloom".   Likiep islet

Ṇaajbōl   {ṇahajbẹl}.   Likiep islet

Naaḷ   {nahaḷ}.   [gram.]   cf: naaḷ "splinter".   Arṇo islet

Ṇaallo   {ṇahallẹw}.   [recur. form.]   cf: ṇa, allo "searching shoal".   Mile district; Mile islet

Ṇaan-alle   {ṇahan-hallẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: alle "wrasse shoal".   Aur islet

Ṇaaneōñ   {ṇahanẹyẹg}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: eañ "north".   Wōjjā islet

Ṇaan-jade   {ṇahan-jahdẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: jade "roosting shoal".   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Ṇaan-kalle   {ṇahan-kalley}.   [gram.]   cf: alle "shoal for catching wrasse".   Ṇadikdik tract

Ṇaan-kāmeej   {ṇahan-kaymeyej}.   [gram.]   cf: kāmeej "redwood driftwood shoal".   Jālwōj islet

Ṇaan-ke   {ṇahan-kẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: ke "porpoise shoal".   Mājro islet

Ṇaan-kōjeje   {ṇahan-kẹjẹyjẹy}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: kōjeje "dry under sun".   Jālwōj islet

Ṇaan-kōjeje   {ṇahan-kejeyjey}.   [gram.]   Jālwōj islet

Ṇaan-kōtkōt   {ṇahan-ketket}.   [gram.]   cf: kōtkōt "ruddy turnstone".   Ṇadikdik islet

Ṇaan-kwekwe   {ṇahan-kʷẹykʷẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: kwekwe "scratch".   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

Ṇaan-men   {ṇahan-men}.   [gram.]   cf: men "things, creatures".   Epoon islet

Ṇaan-merā   {ṇahan-meray}.   [gram.]   cf: merā "parrotfish shoal".   Ujae islet

Ṇaan-ut   {ṇahan-wit}.   [gram.]   cf: ut "flowery shoal".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Ṇaan-uwaṇ   {ṇahan-wiwaṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: uwaṇ "gray-haired shoal".   Ṇadikdik tract

Ṇaarmej   {ṇaharmẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: armej "people shoal".   Jālwōj islet

Nabbe   {nabbẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: nabbe "ugly".   Jālwōj islet

Ṇa-bọkore   {ṇah-bakʷerʷẹy}.   [gram. This is the Ratak equivalent of the Ralik ṇaṇaambokbok"gravel and sand mixed together"]   Mājro coral head

Ṇa-boñ   {ṇah-bẹgʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: boñ "night shoal".   Lae islet

Ñad   {gad}.   [gram.]   cf: ñad "gums".   Mile islet

Ṇa-dedeen   {ṇah-deydeyen}.   [recur. form.]   cf: Dede "Jaluit islet".   Mājej tract

Ṇa-dik   {ṇah-dik}.   [gram.]   Likiep islet; Mājro tract

Ṇadikdik   {Ṇa-dikdik}.   [gram.]   cf: dik "small shoal". Also Ṇa-dikdik.   Ratak atoll; Ṇadikdik islet

Ṇa-eṇ   {ṇah-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: eṇ "the shoal".   Roñḷap islet; Kuwajleen tract; Jālwōj islet; Arṇo tract

Ṇa-eṇjāiiōñ   {ṇah-yeṇjayiyyẹg}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract

Ṇa-eṇjārōk   {ṇah-yeṇjayrẹk}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract

Ṇa-eṇ-ḷap   {ṇah-yeṇ-ḷap}.   [gram.]   Ujae islet

Ṇa-in   {ṇah-yin}.   [gram.]   cf: ṇa, in "this shoal".   Likiep tract

Ṇa-jā   {ṇah-jay}.   [gram.]   cf: "falling sail".   Utrōk islet

Ṇa-jebake   {ṇah-jebakey}.   [gram.]   cf: jebake "turtle with beautiful shell".   Arṇo islet

Ṇa-jib-eṇ   {ṇah-jib-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: jib "the rising shoal".   Aelōñin Ae islet

Ṇa-kaṇ   {ṇah-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: kaṇ "those shoals".   Mājro tract

Ṇa-kaṇ-ej   {ṇah-kaṇ-yẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: ṇa, ej "those shoals on the east".   Arṇo sandspit; Mile islet

Ṇa-ko   {ṇah-kew}.   [gram.]   cf: ko "the shoals".   Ṇadikdik islet

Ṇa-kor   {ṇah-kʷẹr}.   [gram.]   cf: kor "coconut shell".   Epoon islet

Ṇa-kullep   {ṇah-kʷillep}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: kur, ḷap "shoal of large squirrel fish".   Ādkup tract

Nakwōpe   {nahkʷepey}.   [recur. form.]   cf: Nakwōpe "a navigational sign".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Ṇa-ḷap   {ṇah-ḷap}.   [gram.]   cf: ḷap "large shoal".   Naṃo islet; Naṃo tract; Aelōñḷapḷap islet; Utrōk islet; Aelok tract; Likiep islet; Mile islet

Ṇa-ḷap-iōñ   {ṇah-ḷap-yiyẹg}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract; Mile tract

Ṇa-ḷap-rōk   {ṇah-ḷap-rẹk}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract; Mile tract

Ṇa-Liṃadik   {ṇah-liṃahdik}.   [pers. name]   Arṇo shoal

Naḷwōj   {nahḷʷej}.   Wōtto tract

Naṃ   {naṃ}.   [gram.]   Pikinni district; Pikinni islet

Ṇaṃakke   {ṇahṃakkẹy}.   [recur. form.]   cf: ṇa, ṇa, ke.   Mile islet

Naṃdān   {naṃdan}.   [rem. gram.]   Jālwōj tract; see %No"m'da"n

Naṃdik   {naṃdik}.   [gram.]   cf: naṃ, dik "small secondary lagoon".   Ralik atoll; Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Naṃdik islet

Naṃdike   {naṃdikey}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: dike "dislike".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Ṇa-meej   {ṇah-meyej}.   [gram.]   cf: meej "dark-colored shoal".   Arṇo islet

Naṃ-en   {naṃ-yen}.   [gram.]   cf: naṃ "secondary lagoon".   Roñḷap islet; Arṇo tract; two Mile islets

Naṃ-ke   {naṃ-kẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: naṃ, ke "porpoise lagoon".   Wūjlañ tract

Ṇaṃṇōṃ   {ṇaṃṇẹṃ}.   [gram.]   cf: ṇaṃ "swarming with mosquitoes".   Jālwōj islet

Naṃo   {naṃẹw}.   Ralik atoll; Kuwajleen tract; Naṃo islet

Ṇa-ṃōj   {ṇah-ṃẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: ṃōj "finished (forming) shoal".   Mile tract

Naṃ-oḷar   {naṃ-weḷar}.   [gram.]   cf: oḷar "small secondary lagoon".   Jālwōj islet

Naṃwi   {naṃiy}.   [gram.]   cf: naṃ "secondary lagoon". Legend says this islet and nearby Mweetdik were brought here from Namorik ( Naṃdik ), hence the first and last portions of their names..   Arṇo islet

Naṃwijlel-eañ   {naṃijlẹl-yag}.   [gram.]   cf: naṃ, jilel "lagoon of trumpet shells".   Mājro tract

Naṃwijlel-rak   {naṃijlẹl-rak}.   [gram.]   Mājro tract

Nanajellen   {nahnahjellen}.   [gram.]   cf: nana, jellen "out of position".   Ādkup tract

Nanij   {nahnij}.   [pers. name, a god]   Jālwōj islet

Ṇaniktal   {ṇahniktal}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: ṇa, ṇa, tal "shoal of procession bearing fish as tribute".   Ṇadikdik islet

Ñañtain   {gagtahyin}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: ñañ, ña, in "what brittleness is this?".   Mile islet

Ṇa-pejpej   {ṇah-pẹjpẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: pejpej "shallow shoal".   Mājro tract

Ṇa-rā   {ṇah-ray}.   [gram.]   cf: "these shoals (using the human form of the demonstrative rather than the expected nonhuman )".   Arṇo islet; Mile islet

Ṇa-rur-eṇ   {ṇah-rʷirʷ-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: rur "the flower picking shoal".   Arṇo islet

Natọuj   {nahtawij}.   Jālwōj islet

Ṇa-tutu   {ṇah-tiwtiw}.   [gram.]   cf: tutu "wet shoal".   Utrōk islet

Ṇauweej   {ṇahwiweyej}.   [From Engl. northwest]   Aelōñḷapḷap islet; Epoon household

Ṇa-wāto   {ṇah-waytẹw}.   [gram.]   cf: wāto "go westward".   Mājro tract

Ṇa-wetak   {ṇa-weytak}.   [gram.]   cf: wetak "go eastward".   Jālwōj islet

Nawōdo   {nahwewdew}.   [loan from Nawōdo"Nauru"]   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Ṇa-wōj   {ṇah-wej}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: wōj "driftwood".   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet

Ñe   {gẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: ñeñe "a plant".   Aelok islet

Neen-ek   {neyen-yẹk}.   [gram.]   cf: ne, ek "fish legs bottom fins of fish such as the grouper ( ḷakkūrae ) or turtles.   Naṃo islet

Neen-oṃ   {neyen-wẹṃ}.   [gram.]   cf: ne, oṃ "legs of the hermit crab".   Naṃo islet

Neiobwā   {nẹyiyewbay}.   [pers. name]   Mājro tract

Nemā   {nemay}.   [gram.]   cf: nām "smell of".   Pikinni tract; Naṃo tract

Nemā-aidikdik   {nemay-hayidikdik}.   [gram.]   cf: aidik "narrow Nemā ".   Naṃo tract

Nemmā   {nemmay}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: nām, "smell of breadfruit".   Arṇo tract

Ñeñe   {gẹygẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: ñeñe "a plant".   Kuwajleen islet

Nennōr   {nenner}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: nen, nōr "the Morinda starts to bloom".   Kuwajleen islet

Nenwa   {nenwah}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: nen, wa "canoe bearing Morinda fruit".   Likiep tract

Nepdān   {nepdan}.   [gram.]   cf: nep, dān "lots of water".   Wōjjā islet

Ne-wōt-juon   {ney-wet-jiwen}.   [gram.: "follow the footprint (of the owner of the land)"]   Kuwajleen tract

Ni   {niy}.   [gram.]   cf: ni "coconut".   Aelok islet

Nibuñ   {nibigʷ}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: Nibuñ "pandanus variety".   Wōjjā islet

Ñi-ej   {giy-yẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: ñi, ej "high (eastern) tooth".   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Ñi-ej-reeaar   {giy-yẹj-reyyahar}.   [gram.]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Ñi-ej-relik   {giy-yẹj-reylik}.   [gram.]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Ni-eṇ   {niy-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: ni "that coconut".   Kōle tract

Niiḷ   {niyiḷ}.   [From Engl. needle.]   Mājej tract

Niin-mar-eañ   {niyin-mar-yag}.   [gram.]   cf: ni, mar "coconuts of the bushes".   Epoon tract

Niin-mar-eṇ   {niyin-mar-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Naṃo islet

Ni-kaṇ   {niy-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: ni "those coconuts".   Pikinni tract; Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Arṇo tract

Nilep   {niylep}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ni, ḷap "big coconuts".   Jālwōj islet

Ñilliṇo   {gilliyṇew}.   [gram.]   cf: ñil, ṇo "sound of the waves".   Mile tract

Ni-ṃōtṃōt   {niy-ṃẹtṃẹt}.   [gram.]   cf: ṃōṃōtṃōt "coconuts drank noisily".   Pikinni tract

Niṃur   {niṃirʷ}.   Kuwajleen islet

Nimuur   {niymiwir}.   [gram.]   cf: nimuur "coconut tree loaded with nuts".   Aur tract

Nimuur-kaṇ   {niymiwir-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   Kōle tract

Nin-eṇ   {nin-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: nin "place for pounding pandanus leaves".   Arṇo tract

Nini   {niyniy}.   [gram.]   cf: ni "many coconuts".   Kuwajleen islet

Niñilep   {nigiylep}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: ñilep "molar".   Naṃdik tract

Nokwat   {nekʷat}.   Kuwajleen tract

Nōḷ   {neḷ}.   [gram.]   cf: nōḷ "make weapons".   Kuwajleen islet; Mile tract

Nōḷḷe   {neḷḷey}.   Wūjlañ islet

Nōḷpi   {neḷpiy}.   Lae tract

Nōṃdān   {neṃdan}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: naṃ, dān "lagoon water".   Jālwōj islet

Nōṃḷaḷ   {neṃḷaḷ}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: naṃ, ṃwilaḷ "deep secondary lagoon"; see also meḷaḷ.   Likiep tract

Ñoñ   {gʷegʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: ñoñ "a fish".   Jālwōj islet

Ṇonmeea   {ñenmeyyah}.   [From Ellice Nanumea.]   Jālwōj tract

Ṇoṇmeea   {ñeñmeyyah}.   [From Ellice Nanumea.]   Epoon tract; Mājro tract

Ṇōnouj   {ṇenewij}.   [From Gilb. Nonouti(Atoll).]   Wōjjā tract

Nukḷāiḷāi   {nikʷḷayiḷayiy}.   [From Ellice Nukulaelae.]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Nukne   {nikʷnẹy}.   [From Engl. New Guinea.]   Kuwajleen islet; Naṃo tract; Utrōk tract; Mājej tract

Nukne-rāātle   {nikʷney-rayatley}.   [From Engl. New Guinea.]   Arṇo islet

Nukne-reeaar   {nikʷney-reyyahar}.   [From Engl. New Guinea.]   Arṇo islet

Nukut   {nikʷit}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: nukuj "fold sloppily".   Kuwajleen tract

Nuṃakūt   {niwṃahkit}.   [loan from Engl. New Market]   Arṇo tract

Nupidkōn   {niwpidkẹn}.   [From Engl. New Britain.]   Arṇo tract

Nuwe   {niwẹy}.   [From Ellice Nui, or from Niue in Polynesia]   Mājro tract

Nuwiọọk   {niwiyawak}.   [From Engl. New York.]   Wōjjā tract

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