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uRūbbwā u ro raṇ.Those are the men who tend the fish traps.bōbwā
 Wōn eṇ ear joon u eṇ?Who put the fish trap in the water?jojo
 U eo eṇ ej jojo.The fish trap is already in the sea water.jojo
 Enañin ṃōj ke bwāik u eo?Has the fish trap been brought up yet?bōbwā
eaūJuon eṇ ri-nañinmej eaū.A sick person is dying there.
kauJej jab ṃōñā kanniōkin kau iaelōñ ko ilikin iṂajeḷ kōn an jejeḷọk (ejjeḷọk).We don't eat beef on the outer islands of the Marshalls because there isn't any.kanniōkin kau
 Koon in kau.Calf.koon
 Kauboe ro raar ajāliḷọk kau ko ñan lowaan wōrwōr eo.The cowboys rounded up the cattle into the corral.ajāl
 Kaubowe eṇ ej alluke kau eṇThe cowboy is roping the cow.allok
 Idike kanniōkin kau ñe ej amej.I don't like rare steaks.amej
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AkāūAkāū ekōṃṃan ban wōnṃaanḷọk.My palsy prevents my making any progress.akā
ajeḷkāūBaj ajeḷkāū ke iaddimejmej.I'm so weak that I'm lethargic.ajeḷkā
BōḷauWōn eo jinointata ear kaaḷkitaik Bōḷau?Who was the first to introduce alligators to Palau?aḷkita
 Jipenpenin Ṃajōḷ reoktak jān jipenpenin Bōḷau.The sea cucumber of the Marshalls are different from those of Palau.jipenpen
LiññaūLiññaū liññaaṃI made a riddle about you.lōñña
ṆauṇauEkwe ej jab nana ak kwōn kōpopo ilo boojaṃ bwe jen jab peḷọk im peek aelōñin Ṇauṇau,” Bojin eo erere ke ej ba men in.Alright, no big deal, but you should go get yourself ready so we won’t drift and end up on the island of Ṇauṇau,” the Boatswain said as he laughed. P290booj
orāūEjjeḷọk wōt orāū jān jipiij eo an.His sermon really oppressed me. I was very tired after his speech.orā
buKakkōt kaallọke ṃaan aṃ bu.Aim well before shooting.allọk
 Ij apād kake bu e.I am waiting with a gun.apād
 Ij apāde ḷeeṇ kōn bu e.I am waiting for him with a gun.apād
 Eḷap ilbōk kōn bokkoḷọk in bu eo.The sound of the gun startled me.bokkoḷọk
 Ij kajjouk bu e .I'm cleaning the rust off of my rifle.kajjo
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babuIkōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.I want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).kut
 Eṃṃan wōt babu pedo ippa.I like to sleep on my stomach.pedo
 Jab babu im ṃōñā bwe kwōnaaj pọk.Don't eat while lying down or you'll suffocate.pọk
 Ak ke ij etal ijo ḷọk ij lo an babu bajjekBut as I went by there I saw him lazing about.ak
 Emọ etetal ilo jikin babu.Walking on a sleeping place is forbidden.jiki-
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EbabuEbabu ajiri eo kadede ioon jaki eo.The child has already lain down on the mat.babu
alebabuEinwōt eitok wōt bwe en alebabu.He's inclined to recline.alebabu
 Ej alebabu ak juon raan enaaj ḷak ilbōk retal jāne.If he continues with his laid back attitude he'll one day be left behind.alebabu
 Kwōn jab alebabu bwe kwōnaaj ḷōḷḷap ṃōkajDon't always be lying down if you don't want to grow old fast.alebabu
EtabuEtabu.It's too late.tabu
keinabbuEwōr juon an jikin kallip in keinabbu.He has a garden of papayas.jikin kallib
tebuIaikuj kaddikdik bwe eḷap tebu.I have to reduce because I'm overweight.kaddikdik
jibūḶaddik eṇ jibū ej kein kajiljino.My grandson is the sixth in the family.jiljino
 Juon e jibū baoI have a pet bird.jibwi
 Ejiljino kiiō an ḷadik eṇ jibū iiōMy grandson is now six years old.jiljino
bubuMen ko rej kōjerbali ñan bubu remaroñ kimej, juubub, maañ, ekkwaḷ, dekā, im bōlōk.The things used for divination could be coconut fronds, shoots, pandanus leaves, sennit, stones, and leaves. S21bubu
 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. S21kōkōpāl
 Eṃṃan ke bwe in bubu eoIs the result of the divination good?bubu
 Iien eo iien wūno ej bar juon iaan men ko bubu ej kwaḷọk.The time for medication was another thing divination showed. S21iien
 Bubu eḷap tokjān ñan wūno, ñan kapok ri-kọọt, im ñan kapok men ko rej jako.Divination was important for medicine, for discovering thieves, and for locating lost objects. S21bubu
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ebbabubuEḷap aṃ bōbabubu (ebbabubu).You're always lying down.babu
bōbabubuEḷap aṃ bōbabubu (ebbabubu).You're always lying down.babu
ekaduEj jipijuḷ bwe ekadu juon ne.He walks with a limp because one of his legs is shorter.jipijuḷ
 Ekadu addi kaṇ eoḷōpān peier. / Ekadu addi-eoḷapier.Their middle fingers are short.addi-eoḷap
 Ekadu addi kaṇ eoḷōpān peier. / Ekadu addi-eoḷapier.Their middle fingers are short.addi-eoḷap
 Etke kwōj jab diekḷọk to ṇe ke ekadu?Why don't you lengthen that rope, because it's short?dede
 Ak jab meḷọkḷọk naan eo an rūtto ro, ekadu tōllọk in a eaetok peḷọk in’ ñe koṃ ḷokan kanne wa ṇe kōn jọkpej, ej kab naaj kauwōtataḷọk wōt.”But don’t forget the old saying staying within the realm of possibilities is short, but being adrift like this is long’; when you guys fill the boat with scrap, it will be more dangerous.” P99kauwōtata
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Ri-kaduRi-kadu ro raṇ tok.The short people are coming.kadu
ekkaduLio ekkadu an nuknuk eṇ.She always wears short skirts.kadu
 Ekkadu armijen Jepaan.Most Japanese people are shortkadu
menokaduMen eo de eo iaikuj kar matmate turin mejān kōn tọọl eo an bwe ejiebḷọk kōn menokadu.The only thing I needed to do was wipe his face with his towel because he was sweating profusely. P1142aikuj
 Iutūk jiiñlij eo im iri ḷọk menokadu eo i deṃa im turin meja.I took off my shirt and wiped the sweat from my forehead and my face. P991daṃ
 Etutu ḷam jako kōn menokadu.He was soaked with sweat. P321ḷam jako
 Ilo an ibeb ḷọk kōn menokadu im ijibwe tok juon ṃōttan peba im deele.I saw that he was dripping with sweat so I got a piece of paper and used it to fan him. P1097deelel
 Ej tōḷọk menokadu.And he was dripping with sweat. P325tōḷọk
emenokaduKwōn deele niñniñ ṇe bwe emenokadu.Fan that baby because it's sweating.deelel
ebōro-kaduJab kōjak ippān bwe ebōro-kadu.Don't joke with him because he has a short temper.bōro-kadu
waduEar wadu im bokbok.His proposition was rejected.bokbok
 Iar wadu im jeddaṃ.I called and I got wiped out. (Poker game) jeddaṃ
EduEdu dān eo.The water is boiling.du
 Edu bao eo.The chicken is having convulsions.du
KiduKidu pipjinjin (ippijinjin).A spotted dog.būbjinjin
 Elōñ kidu awiia buḷōn āninThere are wild animals in the middle of the island.buḷōn
 Lale kidu ṇe ej daṃwij pilej ṇeWatch out, that dog is licking your plate.daṃdeṃ
 Kidu ko rej daṃdeṃ ilo pilej ko.The dogs are licking at the plates.daṃdeṃ
 Kidu ko raar kāātet nemān ri-kalbuuj eo.The dogs traced the scent of the fugitive.kāātet
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AddikdūAddikdū ekōṃṃan an abṇōṇō.My looking at her out of the corner of my eye made her nervous.addikdik
ḶōkkaduduḶōkkadudu eo ṇe tok.There comes Shorty.kadu
kōkkadduduRūttariṇae raṇ rej kōkkaddudu.The soldiers all have crew-cuts.kadu
EkkiduduEkkidudu āninThis island is full of dogs.kidu
EjuduEjudu kōn an kar ṃōñā ek.He got hives from eating spoiled fish.judu
jeūÑe emej aḷap eṇ jeū enaaj pinej jenkwan.When my uncle, who's also the lineage head, dies, my older brother will take his place.aḷap
kaabjājeūEban peljo kaabjājeū.My method of tucking things under the arm is obvious.abjāje
AbjeūAbjeū ekōṃṃan bwe in jab teru.My shyness prevent me from landing the job.abje
peūEakāḷọk peū jān neō.My arm is affected by palsy more than my leg.akā
ipeūEaerin bōtōktōk tok ijo tok ipeū.I feel the blood pressure moving up in this area of my arm.aerin bōtōktōk
AjerreūAjerreū ejamin kōṃṃan oktak in kōtaan nokwōn eo arro.My working alone won't have any negative effect on our relationship.ajerre
iuKwōn iutūri iu kaṇe.Bundle and bake the coconut apples.iutūr
 Raar iuwuṃuṃi iu ko.They have baked the sprouted coconuts in their shells.iuwuṃuṃ
 Jennōbe tok ṃōk jidik kijō iu.Make some jennōb for me.jennōb
 Lōḷḷap eo ej kutak iu.The old woman is scraping sprouted coconuts.kutak
 Eokkutaktak iu lōḷḷap eṇ.That old woman is always scraping sprouted coconuts.kutak
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addiūEmetak addiū.My fingers hurt.addi
jeiūḶadik eo jeiū eṇHe is my older brother.jei-
peiūAddi lepin peiū.My thumb.addi-lep
 Eanilen kinej e peiū.This cut on my hand is infected.anilen
 Kwōn aruj tenaḷ e peiū.Pick the splinter out of my hand.arar
 Ealkōk akkiin peiū.My fingernail got bent back.ālkōk
 Ebbōjbōj peiū.My arm is swollen in many places.bōbōj
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ipeiūEkkal jenkwan ñiin ṇa ipeiū.She left her teeth marks on my arm.kōkal
AemọkkweiūAemọkkweiū ekōṃṃan an inepata.My following (her) around worried him.aemọkkwe
NājiūNājiū.I raised it as a pet. I adopted it.nāji
iakiuEḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk.The baseball teams had a highly disputed game.aitwerōk
 Bọọlin iakiu eo nejū ṇeThat's my baseball.bọọḷ
 Ri-jikuuḷ ro raar ḷooribebtok ñan jikin iakiu eoThe students arrived in full force at the baseball field.ḷooribeb
 Kwōn jab ilān iakiu bwe kwōmāro.Don't play baseball for you have weak legs.māro
 Kumi it eo ewiin ilo iakiu eoWhich team won at baseball?wiin
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ri-iakiuEjọ ri-iakiu raan ko an ri-Nibboñ.He used to be a baseball player during Japanese times.jọ
 Ri-iakiu ro jān Amedka.The baseball players from America.iakiu
aikiuRej aikiu raijThey're rationing out rice.aikiu
 Aikiu tok kijerro.Make us some aikiuaikiu
 Raar aikiu ḷọk ṃōñā ñan er.They were given food rations.aikiu
 Aikiu eo aṃ ṇeThat's your ration.aikiu
ri-aikiuEnañin maat ke ri-aikiu?Have we counted all those we were to ration out food to?aikiu
 Ri-aikiu eo ennọ tata an iiọk ṇeHe makes the tastiest aikiu food.aikiu
ñiūEḷot juon ñiū.One of my teeth came out.ḷotḷot
 Emmālel ñiū kōn ṃōñā aij.My teeth hurt from eating ice.memāālel
 Etteoḷeoḷ ñiū.My tooth is loose.teoḷ
 Eteoḷ ñiū.My tooth came out.teoḷ
 Iar jab eñjake aer kōteep ñiū.I didn't feel anything when they pulled my tooth.eñjake
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lọñiūEj wōtlok wōt jān lọñiū ak ebbōkak ippān Kapen eo i lowa.The words had just come out of my mouth but they carried down to the Captain inside. P63lọñi
joiuKikkoman ej juon joiu in jepaan.Kikkoman is a Japanese-made shoyu.joiu
kajoiuRemootḷọk in kajoiu.They went looking for shoyu.joiu
EjoiuEjoiu jōōt e .There is shoyu on my shirt.joiu
riūEkōmatmat an kōrā e riū kōmatMy wife's cooking is very delicious and thus satisfying.mat
kaiuiuḶōṃaro raṇ rej kaiuiu.The men are looking for sprouted coconuts.iu
 Rej kaiuiu ioojin ṃweeṇThey are looking for coconut sprouts in the interior of the land tract.iooj
 Raar kaiuiu.They have looked for iukaiuiu
EiakiuiuEiakiuiu ḷadik eṇ.That boy is always playing baseball.iakiu
EjjoiuiuEjjoiuiu jaajmi eo kijō.My sashimi had shoyu all over it.joiu
juKe ej ju kijek eo, eddejdej armej.When the fire broke out, people were running in all directions.dej
 Lale wōn in eto an ju.Let's see who can stand on his hands the longest.ju
 Ḷaddik eṇ ej juon iaan ri-ju ro rejeḷā ju.That boy is one of those who is very good at walking on his hands.ju
 Kwōjeḷā ke ju?Can you walk on your hands?ju
 Emake ju liṃaakak ṇe waaṃ.Your kite can fly vertically.ju
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ajajūEmetak ajajū.I have pain in my calves.ajaj
kajuRujlọkin raan eo juon, iḷak baj wanlōñ ḷọk jān lowa ikar lo Bojin eo ej de i raan kaju eoWhen I woke up the next day, I went up and saw the Boatswain up on top of the mast. P863de
 Jema ewelọk ilo jila eo ak Bojin eḷọrronpā lōñ ḷọk idāpin kaju eo lōñ ḷọkFather took over the tiller, and the Boatswain, using a climbing method in which only the feet and hands touch the tree, climbed up the base of the mast. P1191ḷọrronpā
 Enaaj to timmejid ak jeban ellolo āne,” Bojin eo ekar ba ke ej ṃōj an to jān kaju eoWe can look until our eyeballs fall off before we see land,” the Boatswain said when he got down from the mast.” P919timmej
 Ekar pinej ioon eake rā, 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. P7wōjḷā
 Bojin eo ejujen tōbtōb ḷọk ippān kaju eo im jeḷat toon jerak eo im jino jerak.So the Boatswain pulled up the mast and loosened the tether on the sail and we set sail. P1299jaḷjaḷ
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jedkajuEnañin jedkaju aṃ pād āninWhy are you staying on this island for such a short time?jedkaju
jarkajuEnañin jarkaju ami itok im etal.Your comings and goings are sudden.jedkaju
nājūIj likūt eok lukkuun nājū.I consider you to be a real child of mine.lilik
 Ij jab maroñ iwōj bwe ilokjak kōn ajri nājū.I can't come because I'm tied down with my children.lokjak
 Illokjakjak kōn ajri nājū.I am continually tied down by these children of mine.lokjak
 Iar lukkuun im luuji bọọḷ ko nājū.I played for keeps and lost my marbles.lukkuun
 Kwōn pāāñi ṃani nājū.Put my money in the safe.pāāñ
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ejuEpen talliñe ni ṇe bwe eju.It's hard to climb that coconut because it's standing exactly vertical.ju
 Eju ṇaṃThere are a lot of mosquitoes.ju
 Eju ḷọk ḷadik eo ñan iaar.The boy is walking on his hands toward the lagoon.ju
addimejmejūKab baj addimejmejū ke iroñ an al.I didn't get bored until I heard his singing.addimej
nejūKwōn boke ḷadik eṇ nejū.Book my boy.bok
 Bọọlin iakiu eo nejū ṇeThat's my baseball.bọọḷ
 Eutiej būruō kōn ḷadik e nejū.I'm proud of my son.utiej būruo-
 Wōn eo ear alluke kidu eṇ nejū?Who snared my dog?allok
 Aṃonikain ṃōn wia eṇ an Jọọn men e nejū.I bought my harmonica at John's store.aṃonika
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ñejūIar itok ilo piiḷtūreep eo ḷọk, kōṃro ḷadik e ñejū,” Jema euwaak.I came back on the last fieldtrip ship, with my son here,” Father answered. P231nāji-
jarlepejuAeñwāñwāin jarlepeju.It's the clamor of a crowd.aeñwāñwā
IjuIju RaanMorning Star.iju
 Iju in reaar.The star in the east.iju
 Ri-jedjed iju.Astronomer.jedjed
 Ejeḷā jedjed iju ḷōḷḷap e.This old man is good at observing stars.jedjed iju
 Ej baj to, eḷọk em bar kabōlbōl iju.After a while, the rain stopped and the stars came out again.kabōlbōl
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kijuEjok i bōran kiju eoIt landed on the top of the mast.bar
 Kakkejele ṇa ijabōn kiju ṇeTie it on to the top of the mast.kōkejel
 Kajiṃwe kiju ṇe bwe enaaj merā wa ṇeStraighten the mast or the canoe will capsize.merā
 Bao in eṇ ej pād jabōn tata kiju eṇThe bird is at the end of the mast.jabōn
 Lale bao eṇ ej pād jeban kiju eṇLook at the bird on the top of the mast.jeban
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kaallōñijuKwaḷọk eo an rainiin ej kein kaallōñiju.Today's sermon was to solicit additional contributions.allōñ iju
Ri-allōñijuRi-allōñiju ro an jabōt eo ḷọk ren jouj im jutak bwe aolep ren lo er.Those who made contributions for last Sunday please stand up for everyone to see.allōñ iju
ri-juḶaddik eṇ ej juon iaan ri-ju ro rejeḷā ju.That boy is one of those who is very good at walking on his hands.ju
 Jijej ear tilbuuji ro ri-kaḷooran jān ri-Ju roJesus gathered his followers from among the Jews.tilbuuj
 Anij ear ṇalimen ri-Ju ro ilo ānejeṃaden eo jān dekā eo.God gave the Jews in the wilderness water to drink from the rock.ṇalimen
kajjuAlikkar an batbat bwe ear kajju ñan ṃōn bwidej eo.She was obviously in dire need to relieve herself since she made a bee-line for the restroom.batbat
 Inaaj kajju ḷọk ñan ippān bọọj eṇ.I'll go directly to the boss.kajju
 Kajju lōñḷọkGo directly up. Perpendicular.kajju
 Kajju niñeañḷọkGo directly north.kajju
 Kajju rōkeañḷọkGo directly south.kajju
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EkajjuEkajju wa eo ñan Wōjjā.The boat goes directly to Wotje.kajju
ṃwijjuItok kōjro ṃwijju.Come let's play hide and seek.ṃwijju
iljuIien añak ilju.The period of añak starts tomorrow.añak
 Bōlen enaaj itok ilju.Maybe he'll come tomorrow.bōlen
 Inaaj buñi ṃade e aṃ ilju.I'll make a handle for your spear tomorrow.buñ
 Kwōn ja kajinaketaiki ñan ilju.Let him use the wooden clogs until tomorrow.jinaketa
 Jab kajukur ajri raṇe bwe ḷōṃaro ilju raṇeDon't ignore the children for they are the men of tomorrow.kajukur
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ililjuInaaj iwōj ililju.I'll come there the first thing in the morning.ililju
pinjuJemān pinju bwe jen kab kōṃṃan mālle.Let's husk before cutting copra so we can also make charcoal.pinju
rojrojūEtiljek rojrojū.I wrap things well.rojroj
jāllepjuIḷak toore meja ibwiljin jāllepju eo ikar lo animrokan ejja ḷōḷḷap eo wōt kab irooj eo ekar kọọle kōmmānWhen I scanned my eyes through the crowd of people, I caught a glimpse of the same old man and the chief who had put a curse on us. P1341jarlepju
jarlepjuRi-rōkka ro rōkaaḷḷañe jarlepju eoThe parachutists flabbergasted the crowd of spectators.aḷḷañ
 Ekar iruj jarlepju eo ke rej roñ ke emej būreejtōn eo.A large crowd gathered when they heard the news that the president was dead.jarlepju
 Iar lo animrokaṃ ibuḷon jarlepju eo inne.I had a glance of you in the crowd yesterday.animroka-
EjarlepjuEjarlepju jar eo raar uwe ilo tiṃa eo ñan Jepaan.There were a multitude of people who went on the ship to Japan.jarlepju
jijujuEḷap an jijuju (ijjuju) ḷadik eṇ.That boy is always walking on his hands.ju
ijjujuEḷap an jijuju (ijjuju) ḷadik eṇ.That boy is always walking on his hands.ju
jetakūItok im jijet jetakū.Come sit to the east of me.jetak
rājetakūEba, "Iban tanij ñe ejjeḷọk rājetakū."He said, "I won't dance without a partner."rejetak
apeltakūEjjeḷọk (ot) apeltakū.I am clumsy.apeltak
addi-dikūEdik jān addi-dikū.It's smaller than my little finger.addi-dik
wiikūEḷọk de juon wiikū ṇai āninI have been on this islet one week now.wiik
jikūIj jāmin ilọk jāne, bwe ijo jikū eṃool,I will never leave it, because it is my rightful place, S2 lines from a songjiki-
likūKwōmaroñ ke kāilili likū?Can you please pop the blisters on my back?il
ālikūEmetak ālikū.My back hurts.āliki-
 Kwōn jukkweik ṃōk ālikū.Please scratch my back.jukkwe
ilikūEṃōj ṇe aṃ allitoto ilikū bwe ikajjinōk.Stop dangling on my back because I'm tired.allitoto
rilikūIar kọbōke likao eo rilikū.I wrestled with my cousin.kọbōk
ālkūJuon e ilmeej ālkū.I have a mole on my back.il meej
 Eil ālkū kōn kar kōjeje.I was sunbathing and I got blisters on my back.il
akajokūKwōnāj lale bwe akajokū ej akajokin ṃōkadeYou will note that I watch birds to locate their roost like an expert.akajok
ijellọkūEn ejjeḷọk bar anij raṇ ippaṃ ijellọkū.Thou shalt have no other gods before me. S5ijellọkwi-
 En ejjeḷọk bar anij raṇ ippaṃ ijellọkū.Thou shalt have no other gods before me. S5Anij
tōllọkūEj jab tōllọkū ba iiọkwe eok.It's not for me to say I love you.tōllọk
 Inaaj kar bōk peiṃ ak ejjab tōllọkū.I would have married you but I am not worthy.tōllọk
AṃtōkūAṃtōkū ekōṃṃan an bōd ba naan eo.My biting my lips made me mispronounce the word.aṃtōk
ibbukuḶeo ear laṃōj im ba, "Jen ibbuku bwe jekajjinōk.He shouted and said, "Let's take a break; we're breathless."ibbuku
 Koṃwij ibbuku ḷọk ñan ñāātHow long are you going to take that break? ibbuku
 Jen ibbuku bwe jaañūr.Let's take a smoke break. ibbuku
 Jemaroñ ke ibbuku jidik bwe jeṃōk?Could we take a short break since we're tired?ibbuku
kukuEṃōj ṇe aṃ kijoñ kuku.Why don't you stop wanting to be carried all the time.kuku
akūkūEmetak akūkū.My fingernails hurt.akūk
nukūEjjeḷọk nukū eoon āninI don't have any relatives on this islet.nukwi
 Ekwe ejab bwe iban meḷọkḷọk nukū, ak kōn ad kar jaadin poub raan ko ḷọk ippān injin kakūtōtō in an wa in.I would never forget my family; we have just been busy these last few days with the annoying engine in this boat. P106kakūtōtō
luEtke raar lu eok?Why did they scold you?lilu
 Kwōn jab aleakḷọk ñan ṃōnjar eṇ bwe ri-kaki eṇ enaaj lu eok.Don't wear your hair loose on your back to the church because the parson will scold you.aleak
aluEaiboojoj unokan alu keinThese alu shells have beautiful colors.alu
 Wūtin wōn e alu?Whose alu head lei is that?alu
ālūEṃṃan kōto in naaj bōlen ruom jilu wōt ālū.The wind is good and two or three tacks should be enough.ālu
baluKe ledik eo ej ba jaab joñan an mejān balu.He had such a hurt expression on his face when the girl said no.balu
bab-laḷūEḷap an bab-laḷū kōn jipiij eo an Kennedy.I am enthused about Kennedy's speech.bab-laḷin
kōbab-laḷūEḷap an kar kōbab-laḷū jipiij eo an.His speech aroused my enthusiasm.bab-laḷin
EmāluEmālu leen ut eṇ.The flowers from that bush are fragrant.mālu
pāluArmej pālu ḷeeṇThat's one tired guy!pālo
epāluḶeeṇ epālu ioon armej ro.He's an important person.pālu
jiluEṃṃan kōto in naaj bōlen ruom jilu wōt ālūThe wind is good and two or three tacks should be enough.ālu
 Kwōn bōk ruo pāāk em kabbwebwe ñan jilu allōñTake three sacks to make sure you've got enough for three months.bwe
 Men eo ejjeḷọk de eo waan ektaki ḷọk men kein ñan Likiep, ijellọkin wōt tiṃa in raun eo, ak kōnke kōmmān aikuj naaj kar kōttar tok bar jilu allōñThe only thing they lacked was a vehicle to haul these things to Likiep, except for the fieldtrip ship, but we would have had to wait for that for three months. P19de
 Komaroñ ke iaate tok jilu iaat in nuknuk?Could you make three yards of cloth?iaat
 Jilu an ḷeeṇ ieṃa.He's got three stripes.ieṃa
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kajiluJijej ear jerkakpeje ilo raan eo kein kajilu.Jesus rose from the dead on the third day.jerkakpeje
 Kūraij ear kaṃool naan eo an ke ear jerkakpije ilo raan eo kein kajilu.Christ fulfilled his word when he rose on the third day.kaṃool
 Kein kajilu.The third.kein
 Kein kajilu in iiō in jerbal.This is the third year I've worked there.jilu
kajjiluAolep baaṃle rej kajjilu kijeer ek.All families get three fish each.jilu
ejoñouljiluṂōttan wōt jidik ejoñouljilu an an iiō.He's almost thirteen years old.joñoul jilu
kajjoñouljiluRaar ajeji ek ko koṇāer im aolep rej kajjoñouljilu kijenThey divided their catch, and each of them got thirteen fish.joñoul jilu
kilūEko tok kilū ñe ij ellolo aḷkita.Seeing an alligator gives me the creeps.aḷkita
Ekotok-kilūEkotok-kilū kōn mānōt kaṇe aṃ.I'm embarrassed for your behavior.kotok-kilin
 Ekotok-kilū kōn aṃ jaje ṃanitYour actions give me goose pimples.kotok-kilin
liluJab būḷaajpiimi bwe enaaj lilu (illu).Don't blaspheme him or he'll get angry.būḷaajpiim
 Joñan an lilu (illu) ekilbūrōrōHe got so mad he turned red.kilbūrōrō
 Lale an kōkañ (ekkañ) looṃ bwe rōnaaj lilu illuippaṃ.Watch your sharp tongue or people will get angry at you.kōkañ loo-
 Ear lilu (illu) im limek.She got angry and packed.limek
 Jab lilu (illu) bwe ej bajjek mālijjoñe atūṃ.Don't get mad, he's just trying your patience.mālejjoñ
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ElluEllu kōnke rej ba ej boea wōt.He's mad because they say he's still just a kid.boea
 Ellu bwe raar kanijniji.He's angry because they cursed him.kanejnej
 Kwōn kọkwiiki Jọọn ṃōk im lale ellu keProvoke John and see if he gets mad.kwi
 Jāj eo ellu im ḷwūji eoon tebōḷ eo an.The judge got mad and pounded the mallet on his desk.ḷwūj
 Kwōn medeke bwe ellu.Talk kindly to him because he's angry.medek
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illuÑe kwōj kaairuwaroiki enaaj illu ippaṃIf you confuse him he'll be upset with you.airuwaro
 Ḷe, en baj ḷap wōt aṃ illu.Sir, why are you so angry?aḷe
 Jab būḷaajpiimi bwe enaaj lilu (illu).Don't blaspheme him or he'll get angry.būḷaajpiim
 Elōñ jeṃnāji ijo ak ri-kadek eo ear kwaḷọk jet naan jekkar im kōm ar illu ippānThere were people with a taboo relationship present, but the drunk made some embarrassing remarks that got us angry at him.jeṃnāji
 Joñan an lilu (illu) ekilbūrōrōHe got so mad he turned red.kilbūrōrō
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anpakoluJenaaj itene anpakolu eWhat are we going to do with the leftovers of the shark?anpakolu
ḷuḷuKōjparok aṃ ḷuḷu bwe kwōnañin jarom wōt jidik.”Be careful with your rolling, because you almost got hit.” P159jarom
 Kōjparok aṃ ḷuḷu bwe kwōnañin jarom wōt jidik.”Be careful with your rolling, because you almost got hit.” P159ḷuḷu
ebbaluluḶeo ebbalulu eṇHe's always rebuffed.balu
EṃajālūlūEṃajālūlū kōn nakōḷ eo.He was stunned by the blow.ṃōjālūlū
EṃṃōjālūlūEṃṃōjālūlū bōran ledik eo.She had curly hair.ṃōjālūlū
iālluluḶōṃaro raṇ rej iāllulu ippān ek kaṇ.Those boys are racing to catch the fish (on the reef).iāllulu
 Iaar iāllulu im ṃōk ak iaar jab jibwe ḷadik ro iaar kōbōḷ er.I was chasing the boys but I couldn't catch up with them.iāllulu
jālluluEj make wōt jāllulu tataNo one is as patient as (s)he is. jāllulu
ejālluluEkkar ñan kōbauwe bwe ejāllulu.He is the right person for a debate because he doesn't anger easily.jāllulu
ri-jālluluEj juon ri-jāllulu.He is one who doesn't anger easily.jāllulu
kalluluJab kōṇaan kallulu aḷapDon't insult your elders.lilu
EkalluluEkallulu jipij eo an.His speech was provocative.lilu
ElluluEllulu.He's got a bad temper.lilu
ebbūḷuḷuEj kōṇak juon nuknuk ebbūḷuḷu mejānShe's wearing a bluish dress.būḷu
addeboululūBaj addeboululū ke itōn eṃṃōj.I'm so dizzy I want to throw up.addeboulul
Kwōnḷọk ñan lowaan ṃōṇe bwe kwōn maroñ lo men eo kwōj pukōte.You should crane your neck to look inside the house to find what you're looking for.
 Ej itanwōt ak rōbuuki im lel.As he was craning his neck to see better, he got shot at and hit.
ṃaanūEar pinej ṃaanū.He obstructed my view.pinej
anbwijbanūEmetak anbwijbanū.My left hand is painful.anbwijban
KōṃṃanūKōṃṃanū tebōḷ ṇeI made that table. That table is my creation.kōṃṃan
kōṃanṃanūEj jab kōṃanṃanū.It's not my creation.kōṃanṃan
AenūAenin wōn nuknuk kā? Aenū.Who ironed the clothes? I did.aen
Aebōj-jimeeṇūAebōj-jimeeṇin wōn in? Aebōj-jimeeṇū.Who built this cistern? I did.aebōj-jimeeṇ
AintiinūAintiinin wōn bōb kā? Aintiinū.Who boiled these pandanus? I did.aintiin
ānbwinnūEṇṇōkṇōk ānbwinnū kōn kar kakōtkōt buḷōn wōt.My body stung all over after running through the rain.ṇōṇōk
lōñūKwōj pād lōñū ilo teej eṇ.You are above me on the test.lōñ
allōñūJuon de allōñū ṇa āninI have been on this islet one month now.allōñ
 Eḷọk de juon allōñū ṇai āninI have just completed my first month on this island.de
anbwijmaroñūḶeo anbwijmaroñū inThis here is my right hand man.anbwijmaroñ
ekkanunuJuon eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) kōkanunu (ekkanunu) ear itok ilo baḷuun eo.A dwarfed man came on the plane.kanu
kōkanunuJuon eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) kōkanunu ekkanunuear itok ilo baḷuun eo.A dwarfed man came on the plane.kanu
abōntọunūEkaamijak abōntọunū.The way I ride the teeter-tooter is scary.abōṇtọun
AbọūAbọū.I put the fender on.abọ
aeoūEmetak aeoū.I'm painful in the kidney area.aeo
AeṃōḷoḷoūAeṃōḷoḷoū ṇa ijin ekōṃṃan abwin etal.The coolness I get at this spot makes me want to stay.aeṃōḷoḷo
limoūEj jab itok limoū kōn aljekūṃ.I'm not enthused by the way you carry things.aljek
 Eitok limoū roñjake aer al.I'm keen on listening to their singing.al
itok-limoūEḷap an itok-limoū ilo jerbal in.I am very interested in this job.itok-limoin
kāitok-limoūEḷap an kar kāitok-limoū jipij eo an.His speech really interested me.itok-limoin
EitoklimoūEitoklimoū alwōje pijain etto.I'm fond of watching historical pictures.alwōj
abṇōṇōūBaj abṇōṇōū kōn an memakijkijtok.I'm so upset by his frequent visits.abṇōṇō
miroūJema elo miroū im jeeaḷe ḷọk ñan ippān.As soon as Father got a glimpse of me he made a gesture with his hand for me to come toward him. P581jeeaaḷ
apaproroūEjjeḷọk wōt apaproroū.My conscience is really troubled.apaproro
tōūEdoom tōū eṇ i ar.The lagoon beach is teeming with mackerel.doom
 Euwajak tōū eṇ i ar.The mackerel are jumping out of the water along the lagoon beach.uwōjak
 Tōū eo uweo ej aojọjọ niñaḷọk imejān ātātThe mackerel is over there swimming northward in a frenzy.aojọjọ
kattōūRaar kattōū.They were fishing for mackerel.ettōū
ri-kattōūJuon iaan ri-kattōū ro ear rooltok.One of the men who went fishing for mackerel has returned.ettōū
EttōūEttōū eo eṇ rej kad ṇa iaar.They are throwing nets at the school of mackeral on the lagoon side.kadkad
lepūAddi lepū.My thumb (or big toe).addi-lep
ipepūKab baj ipepū.This is the first time I wore a long dress.ipep
arūKwōn jab arū bwe ña rinana.Don't follow my example for I'm a bad model.ari-
BaruBaru in Jepaan men kaṇ rej jerbal kiiō ilo pij eṇ.Those are bulldozers from Japan working on the airfield.baru
 Jej ṃōñā baru waanin ṂajeḷWe eat land crabs in the Marshalls.baru waan
 Eṃōj an baru ko ebebaj ijo.The bulldozers have dug things up there and made the land uneven.ebeb
 Kōṃṃan bwe baru eṇ en jieñḷọk rọñ kaṇ ñan lik.Have the bulldozer cover up the holes toward the oceanside.jieñ
 Iar ṃōñā baru im iabaru.I ate crab and got poisoned.iabaru
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iabaruIar ṃōñā baru im iabaru.I ate crab and got poisoned.iabaru
IiabaruIiabaru.I got sick from eating crab.iabaru
kōbaruKwōj kōbaru ke rainin?Are you hunting for crabs today?baru
ri-kōbaruErri ri-kōbaru roWhere are the crab hunters?baru
 Ri-kōbaru waan ro.They are the ones looking for land crabs.baru waan
teruAlebabuier ekōṃṃan bwe ren jab teru ilo jerbal eo.Their tendency to always be laid-back prevented them from landing the job.alebabu
 Abjeū ekōṃṃan bwe in jab teru.My shyness prevent me from landing the job.abje
 Koban teru kōn aṃ jāṃōd.You won't get anywhere with your unscrupulous behavior.jāṃōd
KoteruKoteru ke ilo kōkāālel (ekkāālel) eoDid you get elected?teru
oruEwi piinin oru eoWhere's the oarlock?piin
aborūBaj aborū ke iitōn ban wōnṃaanḷọk.I'm so impeded I can't move forward.abor
mọọrūKwōmaroñ ke kāājrabōle tok juon mọọrū mamoCould you hook me a sardine for bait?kāājrabōl
kūruEwi kūru eo an wa in?What happened to the crew of this ship?kūru
jikūruInjin eo wōt ejab wāār bwe ekar jikūru im pen.Only the engine didn’t slide because it was tightly secured. P689wāār
 Kabooḷoḷ jikūru ṇeLoosen the screw.booḷoḷ
 Ebooḷoḷ jikūru ṇeThat screw is loose.booḷoḷ
 Kwōn jikūruikḷọk jikūru ṇeYou should have the bolt tightened.jikūru
 Kapenḷọk jikūru ṇeTighten the bolt.jikūru
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EjikūruEjikūru jikūru eo.The bolt has been tightened.jikūru
jablurūItok im pād jablurū eḷaññe kwōpiọ.Come and stay beside me so I can shelter you from wind if you are cold.jablur
eiabaruruḶeo eiabaruru ṇeThat guy always gets the iabaru sickness.iabaru
ebbaruruEḷap an bōbaruru (ebbaruru) āniinThere are lots of crabs on this islandbaru
bōbaruruEḷap an bōbaruru (ebbaruru) āniinThere are lots of crabs on this islandbaru
JeruruJeruru ḷọk limen niñniñ eṇ.Give the infant some diluted coconut sap.jeruru
 Ij idaak wōt jeruru kōn bane tōñal.I only drink diluted coconut sap because I can't stand sweets.jeruru
EpperuruEpperuru nuknuk ṇe aṃ.Your clothes are covered with peru food.peru
turūItōm jijet turū.Come sit by me.turu-
iturūUraak tok joujo iturū.Move here close to me.uraak
 Jiraaktok iturū.Move over close to me.jiraak-
TuTu ia eo bok eo epād ie?Where is the book?tu
 Tu ia in Ṃajōḷ ilo Bajjipik?Where are the Marshalls in the Pacific?ia
 Iḷak baj erre āne ḷọk ilo juon deppin baat ej jutak lōñ ḷọk jān keinikkan i jabōn ān eo tu eōñ.As I looked over toward the island I saw a huge cloud of smoke rising up from the foliage on the northern tip of the island. P1244depdep
 Ekwe, kwōn kab pād wōt ijeṇe bwe inaaj ekkotak lōñ ḷọk im iperi ḷọk ioon teek i lowaan kōjām ṇe ḷọk im kwōnaaj jibwe tu ḷokaer ilo iien eṇ ij kōtḷọki bwe ren jab wōtḷọk im ure eok kab injin ṇe,” Jema ekar kapilōk tok .Okay, just stay there, because I'm going to drag one end of the board up on deck and through the doorway while you hold the other end; that way it won’t fall on you or the engine,” Father suggested. P677ipep
 Iuwe ḷọk ioon wab eo im kōttōpar ḷọk ijo jet ṃōṃaan rej eọñōd ie, tōrerein wab eo tu iōñ.I went up onto the dock and went over to where some guys were fishing, on the north side of the dock. P314tōpar
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jatūIj lewōj jatū bwe en aṃ ri-aḷkōnar in jota.I'll let you take my sister for a sunset stroll.aḷkōnar
 Ledik eo jatū ekkā an ejja im etetal.My younger sister often walks and talks in her sleep.jeja
 Iar kapikniki ajri ro jatū.I took my brothers and sisters on a picnic.piknik
 Ledik eo jatū.My younger sister.jati-
katuTa ṇe kein katu ṇe ej ba?What's the reading on the barometer?kein katu
 Ejiṃwe aerro kar katu bwe ekar ṃakroro ḷọk im etulọk aḷ.Their forecast was correct and the wind was favorable until the sun went down. P970ṃakroro
katūKwōn jab kaarrukwikwiik katū.Don't tickle my side.arrukwikwi
 Kwōn bōjrak jān aṃ iuun katū?Why don't you stop poking my side?iuun
 Kwōjaam iuun katū?Why don't you stop poking my side?iuun
EkkatūKōkatū (Ekkatū) ṇeI planted that breadfruit tree.kōkat
KōkatūKōkatū (Ekkatū) ṇeI planted that breadfruit tree.kōkat
ñatūIj pojak in bōk mejin bwe emetak ñatū.I'm about to get a cold because the roof of my mouth hurts.ñat
ñiñatūEjorrāān ñiñat ñiñatū.My false-teeth are broken.ñiñat
ajetūAjetūṃ eñaj jān ajetū.Your putting sweet smelling drift nut to make coconut oil is better than mine.ajet
jituKōmat jitu bwe ekabbwebwe.Make stew cause it goes further.bwe
 Kwōn jitu bwe eilọk.Make a stew so we'll have more.ilọk
iptuWa eo eṇ ej iptu ilikThe ship is heaving to on the ocean side.iptu
 Eboñ kiin innem kōjmān naaj ja peḷọk im iptu ñan ilju jibboñ bwe en raane mejād ñan ad jerake wūjḷā ṇeNow it’s nighttime and we are just going to have to drift and heave to until tomorrow morning when there is enough light for us to see and use the sail. P797raan
kattuPilawā kattu kọpeBread dipped in coffee.kattu
 Ennọ kattu ilo wiwi in wōn.Dipping breadfruit in turtle fat is scrumptious.kattu
 Kattu eo ilo bade eo, kōṃṃan jān jukkwe.The dip at the party was made from oysters.kattu
utūTūṃtok juon utū ilo radikdik ko.Pick me a flower from the small branches.radikdik
tutuJab anemkwōje aṃ tutu iarDon't swim without asking permission.anemkwōj
 Kwōn bōbrae ḷadik eo jān an tutu iarStop the boy from swimming in the lagoon.bōbrae
 Eṃṃan tutu kōn bwijinbwije ippa.I like using a coir fibre when bathing.bwijinbwije
 Jab kajjiliblib dān ṇe bwe jenaaj tutu.Don't splash the water or we might get wet.jejelōblōb
 Kwōn joobe ānbwinniṃ ilo aṃ tutu.Soap your body when you bathe.joob
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EtutuEtutu ḷam jako.He's wet to the bones.ḷam jako
 Jōōt e etutu ekapiọuk .This wet shirt of mine makes me chilly.piọ
 Etutu nuknuk .My clothes are wet.tutu
 Utūkaḷe bwe etutu.Take off his diapers because they are wet.utūkaḷ
 Etutu ḷam jako kōn menokadu.He was soaked with sweat. P321ḷam jako
jetutuKwōn jab kōjjādbūtbūti bọjet ṇe bwe jetutu.Don't make the faucet spray because we're getting wet.jādbūtūktūk
retutuKwōn jāniji nuknuk kaṇe aṃ bwe retutu.Why don't you change your clothes as they are wet.jānij
EjattutuEjattutu kōn an jeḷọk dān.She doesn't take bath often because of a lack of water.jattutu
ri-jattutuLedik eṇ ej ṃōttan ri-jattutu raṇThat girl is one of those who seldom takes a bath.jattutu
kōkkauuIj jain kar lelolo (ellolo) kōkkauu āinwōt e.I never saw a greater begger for food than he is.kōkkau

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