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Place Names of the Marshall Islands

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Pāāllin-eañ   {payallin-yag}.   [From Germ. Berlin.]   Aelok tract

Pāāllin-rak   {payallin-rak}.   [From Germ. Berlin.]   Aelok tract

Paaneraj   {pahaneyraj}.   [gram.]   cf: paane, raj "give bait to whales".   Pikinni tract

Paarōr-kaṇ   {paharher-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: paarōr "where a couple go for illicit intercourse".   Aelok islet

Paarōr-kaṇ-eañ   {paharher-kaṇ-yag}.   [gram.]   Aelok tract

Paarōr-kaṇ-rak   {paharher-kaṇ-rak}.   [gram.]   Aelok tract

Pādāl   {padal}.   [gram.]   cf: pādāl "roots push up the soil".   Roñḷap tract

Pādọḷ   {padaḷʷ}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pedọḷ "a plant".   Naṃdik tract

Pāidjo   {payidjew}.   Utrōk household

Pālkōn   {palken}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pālōk "donning of leis".   Arṇo tract

Pālle   {palley}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pāl "dying arrowroot".   Mājej tract

Pāllep   {pallep}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pāl "dying arrowroot".   Naṃdik tract

Pāl-wōj   {pal-wẹj}.   [gram.]   cf: pāl, wōj "blow to you".   Roñḷap tract

Paojān   {pahwewjan}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: pao, jān "appear from (that cape)".   Aur islet; Mājro tract; Mile tract

Paojen   {pahwewjen}.   [gram. dist.]   Aelok islet

Pāpañ   {papag}.   Arṇo tract

Parij-eṇ   {parij-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: parij "starry flounder".   Epoon tract

Pata-eṇ-ḷap   {pahtah-yeṇ-ḷap}.   [gram.]   cf: pata "the big war".   Mājro coral head

Pat-dik   {pat-dik}.   [gram.]   cf: pat "swamp".   Ellep tract; Jālwōj tract

Pat-eṇ   {pat-yeṇ}.   [gram. dist.]   Likiep tract; two Wōjjā tracts

Pat-eṇ-lik   {pat-yeṇ-lik}.   [gram. dist.]   Ellep tract

Patiddik   {patiddik}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pat, dik "wee swamp".   Jālwōj tract

Patleem   {patleyem}.   [From Bibl. Bethlehem.]   Mājej tract

Patlōñ   {patlẹg}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pat "swamp", lōñ "above".   Mājro tract

Patpat   {patpat}.   [gram.]   cf: pat "swampy".   Roñdik islet

Patpat-rōk   {patpat-rẹk}.   [gram.]   Aur tract

Patto   {pattẹw}.   [gram.]   cf: pat, to "swamp soaking pit".   Jālwōj tract

Pedi-Kaḷōḷe   {pediy-kaḷẹḷẹy}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pād "stay in Galilee".   Mājej tract

Pedọḷ   {pedaḷʷ}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pedọḷ "a plant".   Roñḷap tract

Pedowan   {pedewan}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pedowan "capsize", or pād, ewan "stay and engage in activities".   Wōtto tract; Naṃo tract

Peinmen   {pẹyinmẹn}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: , imen "fins of the eagle ray"; see Pein-wōn.   Ujae tract

Pein-wōn   {pẹyin-wẹn}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: , wōn "turtle flippers".   Arṇo tract

Pejej   {pẹjyẹj}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: pej, ejej "a pandanus key which has been stripped (by a crab)".   Mājro tract

Pejio   {pẹyjiyẹw}.   [From Gilb. Betio Isletin Tarawa Atoll.]   Wōjjā tract

Pek   {pẹk}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pek "place".   Ujae islet

Pekāt   {pẹkyat}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pek "These islets are said to be the haunts of demons.".   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet; Aur islet

Pekjā   {pẹkjay}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pek, "capsizing place".   Jālwōj islet

Pekrak   {pẹkrak}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pek, rak "southern place".   Utrōk islet

Pekram   {pẹkram}.   [recur. form.]   Kuwajleen islet; Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Peḷaak   {peḷahak}.   [gram.]   cf: peḷaak "congregate".   Mājej tract; Mājro tract

Peḷaakdik-aidikdik   {peḷahakdik-hayidikdik}.   [gram.]   cf: peḷaak, dik "cloud passes by a little".   Epoon tract

Peḷaakdik-ḷapḷap   {peḷahakdik-ḷapḷap}.   [gram.]   Epoon tract

Pelae   {pelahyey}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: ae "current".   Lae tract

Peḷak   {peḷak}.   [gram.]   cf: peḷak "cook shack".   Mājro tract

Peḷe   {peḷey}.   [gram.]   cf: marpeḷe "a vine".   Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

Peḷe-eṇ   {peḷey-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Utrōk household

Peljeṃ   {peljeṃ}.   [From Engl. Belgium.]   Mājej tract

Peḷkā   {peḷkay}.   [gram.]   cf: peḷ "these peḷ coral".   Epoon tract

Peḷo   {peḷew}.   [gram.]   cf: peḷo "a tree".   Epoon tract

Peḷọñ-eṇ   {peḷagʷ-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Mile tract

Pelpel-eṇ   {pẹlpẹl-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: pelpel "house on canoe" or "place for fishing with a scarer at night".   Arṇo islet

Peñak   {pegak}.   [gram.]   cf: peñak "bay".   Jālwōj tract

Penaṃ   {pẹynaṃ}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pepepe, naṃ "float in the secondary lagoon".   Wōtto tract; two Jālwōj tracts

Penaṃ   {peynaṃ}.   [part. rem. gram.]   Likiep tract

Penām   {pẹynam}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: Penaṃ "tract name".   Jālwōj tract

Peniaḷ   {penyiyaḷ}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: iaḷ "road"; see also Pepen-wōd "Aur tract name".   Jālwōj tract

Penpat   {penpat}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pat "swamp".   Jālwōj tract

Pepen-wōd   {pepen-wed}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pepa-, wōd "with coral".   Aur tract

Perake   {perakey}.   [loan from Gilb. Merake(?)]   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet

Perañ   {perag}.   [gram.]   cf: perañ "left-over basket".   Aelōñḷapḷap islet; Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Perrọkot   {perrakʷet}.   Mājro tract

Peru   {pẹriw}.   [gram.]   cf: peru "a food".   Arṇo tract

Petaaktak   {petahaktak}.   [gram.]   cf: Petaaktak "breadfruit variety".   Kuwajleen tract; Aur tract

Peta-dik   {petah-dik}.   [gram.]   cf: peta "small depression".   Arṇo tract

Petañe   {petagey}.   cf: peta.   Pikinni tract

Peto-eṇ   {peytew-yeṇ}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: peto "drift westward".   Pikinni tract

Petōḷ   {peteḷ}.   [From Bibl. Bethel.]   Naṃdik district

Piddik   {piddik}.   [gram.]   cf: pid, dik "small rump".   Epoon tract

Pienḷwe   {piyenḷʷẹy}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pieo, ḷwe.   Jālwōj tract

Pienmej   {piyenmẹj}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pieo, mej.   Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Jālwōj tract; Arṇo tract

Pienmen   {piyenmẹn}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pieo.   Jālwōj tract

Piepe   {piyẹpẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: pepe "sandbank".   Likiep islet

Pieto   {piyẹtẹw}.   [gram.]   cf: peto "drift westward".   two Arṇo tracts

Pieto   {piyetew}.   [gram. dist.]   Wūjlañ islet

Pietto   {piyettẹw}.   [rem. gram.]   Jālwōj tract

Pietto   {piyettew}.   [rem. gram.]   Kuwajleen tract

Piieoḷḷe   {piyyeweḷḷẹy}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pieo, ḷwe.   Jālwōj tract

Piieoṇḷwe-rālik   {piyyeweṇḷʷẹy-raylik}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pieo, ḷwe.   Jālwōj tract

Piieoṇḷwe-reeaar   {piyyeweṇḷʷẹy-reyyahar}.   [recur. form.]   Jālwōj tract

Pijeto   {pijeytew}.   [From Engl. potato.]   Mājej tract

Piji   {piyjiy}.   [From Fiji.]   Arṇo tract

Pijidọọj   {pijidawaj}.   Jālwōj tract

Pijin-kur   {pijin-kʷirʷ}.   [gram.]   cf: pej, kur "squirrel fish waste".   Kuwajleen islet

Pijle   {pijlẹy}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: le "albatross".   Ānewetak islet

Pikaajḷā   {pikahajḷay}.   Aelōñḷapḷap islet; Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Pikaar   {pikahar}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, ar "fly lagoonward".   Ratak atoll; Pikaar islet

Pikaar-ej   {pikahar-yẹj}.   [gram.]   Arṇo district; Arṇo islet

Pikaar-iaar   {pikahar-yiyahar}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract

Pikaar-ilik   {pikahar-yiylik}.   [gram.]   Arṇo tract

Pikadet   {pikadet}.   [part. rem. gram.]   cf: badet "a fish".   Jālwōj tract; Aur islet

Pik-ajaj   {pik-hajhaj}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, ajaj "layer of hard rock".   Mājro islet

Pikaṃōj   {pikaṃẹj}.   Arṇo tract

Pikanoḷ   {pikaneḷʷ}.   Wōjjā islet

Pikden   {pikdẹn}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: dān "watery surface".   Pikinni islet; Roñḷap islet; Kuwajleen islet

Pik-dik   {pik-dik}.   [gram.]   Kuwajleen islet; Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Pik-dikdik   {pik-dikdik}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, dik "small surface".   Mājro tract

Pike   {pikẹy}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pikin "its surface".   Utrōk islet; Mājej tract

Pikeed   {pikeyed}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pik, tōked.   Aelōñḷapḷap islet

Pikeedat   {pikeyedat}.   [part. recur. form.]   Mājro islet

Pikeedda   {pikeyeddah}.   [part. recur. form.]   Naṃdik tract

Pikeed-rālik   {pikeyed-raylik}.   [recur. form.]   Jālwōj tract

Pikeed-reeaar   {pikeyed-reyyahar}.   [recur. form.]   Jālwōj tract

Pikeej   {pikeyej}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pike, ej "high (eastern) surface".   Kuwajleen islet; Wōjjā islet

Pikeel-eañ   {pikeyel-yag}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pik, eañ "flying northward".   Mājro islet

Pike-eṇ-dik   {pikey-yeṇ-dik}.   [gram.]   cf: pik "that small surface".   Aur islet

Pik-eṇ   {pik-yeṇ}.   [gram. dist.]   Wōtto islet

Pike-tōkeak   {pikey-tekyak}.   [gram.]   cf: pike, tōkeak "surface of arrival".   Likiep islet

Pike-tōḷoñ   {pikey-teḷegʷ}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pike, tōḷoñ "surface of penetration".   Likiep islet

Pikien   {pikiyen}.   [gram. dist.]   Jālwōj tract

Pikijil   {pikijil}.   Arṇo tract

Pikinni   {pikinniy}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pik, ni "surface of coconuts".   Ralik atoll; Ānewetak tract; Pikinni large district; Pikinni islet; Wōtto tract; Naṃdik tract

Pikjin   {pikjin}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pik, ijin "the surface here".   Jālwōj islet

Pikjinjin   {pikjinjin}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: jinjin "surface of swearing", or "the surface here" as in Pikjin.   Mājro tract

Pik-nuunun   {pik-niwinwin}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pik, nono "pounded surface".   Arṇo tract

Pikōlāpet   {pikẹlapet}.   Lae islet

Pikōṃṃan   {pikeṃṃan}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ṃōṃan "good surface".   Kuwajleen tract; Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Aur islet

Pikoṃōn   {pikẹwṃẹn}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pik, iuṃwi- "layer under it".   Arṇo tract

Pikōn   {piken}.   [gram.]   cf: pik "its surface".   Ānewetak islet; Aelok islet

Pikōn-aden   {piken-haden}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pikin, aden "surface of tridachna shells".   Roñdik islet

Pikōn-aj   {pikẹn-haj}.   [gram.]   cf: aj "surface of thatch".   Lae islet

Pikōn-aj   {piken-haj}.   [gram.]   Kuwajleen tract

Pikōn-āle   {piken-yalẹy}.   [gram.]   cf: pikin, āle "surface for rolling up".   Arṇo islet

Pikōn-ār   {pikẹn-yar}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ār "beaching surface".   Ṃaḷoeḷap islet

Pikōn-arar   {piken-harhar}.   [gram.]   cf: arar; "poke with a stick".   Roñḷap islet

Pikōn-bar   {pikẹn-bar}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: bar "surface of the rock".   Aur islet

Pikōn-dik   {piken-dik}.   [gram.]   Mājro islet

Pikōne   {pikẹnẹy}.   [part. rem. gram.]   Arṇo islet

Pikōn-eṇ   {piken-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Aur district; Aur islet

Pikōn-eñwōd   {piken-yegʷed}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pikin, eọñōd "fishing surface".   Wōjjā islet

Pikōn-eōñ   {piken-yẹg}.   [gram.]   cf: eañ "northern surface".   Mile islet

Pikōn-erjab   {piken-yerjab}.   Jālwōj islet

Pikōn-kar   {piken-kar}.   [gram.]   cf: pikin, kar "surface for scraping".   Ujae islet

Pikōn-karere   {piken-kareyrey}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, karere "surface for flattening pandanus leaves".   Naṃdik tract

Pikōn-keke   {piken-keykey}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, keke "surface of cranes".   Epoon tract

Pikōn-kōḷañe   {piken-keḷagẹy}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: pik, kōlñe "surface of coral holes".   Wōjjā islet

Pikōn-ḷip   {piken-ḷip}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: ḷap "its big surface".   Mājro islet

Pikōn-mao   {piken-mahwew}.   [gram.]   cf: mao "parrotfish surface".   Arṇo islet

Pikōn-marḷọk   {piken-marḷakʷ}.   [gram. dist.]   cf: mar "too many bushes".   Aelok islet

Pikōṇṇo   {pikeṇṇew}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, ṇo "surface of waves".   Roñḷap islet

Pikōn-nōḷ   {piken-neḷ}.   [gram.]   cf: pikin, nōḷ "surface for making weapons".   Kuwajleen islet

Pikōn-o   {piken-wew}.   [gram.]   cf: pikin, o "surface of the o bird".   Kuwajleen islet

Pikōn-ōbbōn   {piken-hebben}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: bōbō "spear fishing on the reef".   Roñḷap islet

Pikōn-wōt   {piken-wet}.   [gram.]   cf: pik, wōt "surface of wild taro".   Kuwajleen sandspit

Pikooj   {pikẹwẹj}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pik, wōj "fly to you".   Arṇo islet

Pikooj-jā-iōñ   {pikẹwẹj-jay-yiyẹg}.   [rem. gram.]   Arṇo tract

Pikooj-jā-rōk   {pikẹwẹj-jay-rẹk}.   [rem. gram.]   Arṇo tract

Pikoon   {pikewen}.   Naṃo islet

Pikre   {pikrẹy}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: rōre "look".   Epoon islet

Pikro   {pikrẹw}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: ro "anger".   Mile islet

Pik-ut   {pik-wit}.   [gram.]   cf: ut "flowery surface".   Arṇo tract

Pillae   {pillahyey}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pil "trickle", lae "still water".   Ānewetak islet

Pinaotak   {pinhawetak}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pā; aotak "mullet fin".   Wūjlañ tract

Pinejrak   {pinejrak}.   [gram.]   cf: pinej, rak "hide the south".   Aelok islet

Piñlep   {piglep}.   [From Pingelap(Atoll in Eastern Caroline Islands), or see ppiñ"big leap" or piñpiñ"a tree"]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Jālwōj islet

Piñpiñ-eṇ   {pigpig-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   cf: piñpiñ "that Hernandia tree".   Kuwajleen tract; Mājro tract

Piñpiñin-jāi-eōñ   {pigpigin-jayiy-yẹg}.   [gram.]   Likiep islet

Piñpiñin-jāi-rōk   {pigpigin-jayiy-rẹk}.   [gram.]   Likiep islet

Piñpiñ-kaṇ   {pigpig-kaṇ}.   [gram.]   Mājro tract

Pio   {piyẹw}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pieo.   Wōjjā islet

Pio   {piyew}.   [recur. form.]   Aelok islet

Pioḷe-eṇ   {piyẹwḷẹy-yeṇ}.   [recur. form.]   cf: pieo, pie, Pieoṇḷwe.   Mile islet

Pipi   {piypiy}.   [gram.]   cf: pipi "nap".   Jālwōj tract; Epoon tract; Ṃaḷoeḷap tract

Pipi-kwōdeak   {piypiy-kʷedyak}.   [gram.]   cf: pipi, kwōdeak.   Mājro sandspit

Pokwat   {pẹkʷwat}.   [rem. gram.]   cf: pek, wat "place of puffer fish".   Wōjjā islet

Pokwat-dik   {pẹkʷwat-dik}.   [rem. gram.]   Wōjjā islet

Po-ḷapḷap   {pew-ḷapḷap}.   [gram.]   cf: po, ḷap "big arrival" or "big capture".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract

Pookluuj   {pewekliwij}.   [part. recur. form.]   cf: pook "sweep something".   Pikinni islet

Pooḷ   {peweḷ}.   [gram.]   cf: pooḷ "surrounded".   Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Aur tract

Pooḷ-aidikdik   {peweḷ-hayidikdik}.   [gram.]   Aelōñḷapḷap tract; Aur tract

Pooḷ-iaar   {peweḷ-yiyahar}.   [gram.]   Mile tract

Pooḷ-ilik   {peweḷ-yilik}.   [gram.]   Mile tract

Poonpe   {pẹwẹnpẹy}.   [From Ponape.]   Arṇo tract

Pọpo   {pawpẹw}.   [gram.]   cf: pọpo "coil".   Mile tract

Pukor-eañ   {pikʷẹr-yag}.   [gram.]   cf: pukor "coral rocks".   Naṃo islet

Pukor-eṇ   {pikʷẹr-yeṇ}.   [gram.]   Mile tract

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