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Micronesian Comparative Dictionary

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rafter

‘rafter’ - PMc *ka[sS]o

‘rafter’ - PMc *toka₂

‘rafter’ - PMc *xawu

rain

‘cloud, rain’ - PCMc *kacawu

‘rain’ - PMc *u[sS]a

rainbow

‘rainbow’ - PWMc *iyaa

raise

‘tip up, raise up, nod, bob’ - PMc *cimʷe

rasping

‘be chafed, rasping’ - PMc *ŋere, ŋereŋere

rayfish

‘rayfish, stingray’ - PMc *fai, fai-a

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re

reach

‘reach, arrive’ - PMc *[sS]oko

ready

‘be ready, prepared’ - PWMc *liku

real

‘true, real’ - PCMc *lelesa

reality

reality mode marker (suffixed to subject pronoun) - PMc *-a, -Ta

reciprocal

‘reciprocal’ - PMc *fa-

reckon

‘to reckon, sing’ - PMc *alele

reef

‘go aground, run on a reef’ - PCMc *koso

‘reef, reef island’ - PMc *sakau

‘reef pass, channel’ - PMc *sawa

‘coral reef’ - PCMc *woca

‘a reef fish prized as food’ - PCMc *wumʷu-lau

region

‘lower region of sky’ - PCMc *faa-i-laŋi, faa-ni-laŋi

regurgitate

‘regurgitate’ - PCMc *makua

relationship?

‘what? what relationship?’ - PMc *Safa

released

‘loosened, released’ - PWMc *pici

remainder

‘remainder, remnant’ - PMc *luuwa

remember

‘have in mind, think, remember’ - PMc *maŋi

remnant

‘remainder, remnant’ - PMc *luuwa

remove

‘to move, remove’ - PMc *tare, tare-ki-

‘remove rough edges’ - PCMc *-Te-i-, -Te-a

‘hair, feathers, scales, remove (hair or scales)’ - PMc *una, unauna, una-fi

removed

‘removed’ - PCMc *tae, tae-ki-

‘removed, excised’ - PCMc *taxe, taxe-ki-

resin

‘sap, gum, resin, gummy’ - PMc *pʷili, pʷilipʷili, pʷili-ta

‘gum, sap, resin, gummy’ - PMc *pʷuli, pʷulipʷuli, pʷulita

rest

‘at rest’ - PCMc *Too

restriction

‘taboo, ritual restriction, be taboo’ - PMc *tapʷu₁

return

‘again, return’ - PWMc *tafaali

reveal

‘come to view, reveal’ - PMc *pʷax[ae]

reverse

‘turn something over, reverse direction’ - PMc *woki, woki-si-

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ride

‘ride’ - PMc *[sS]ake

ridgepole

‘ridgepole, top’ - PMc *wuŋa

ripe

‘very ripe, rotten’ - PMc *maca, mamaca

ritual

‘taboo, ritual restriction, be taboo’ - PMc *tapʷu₁

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ro

road

‘path, road’ - PMc *ala₁

roast

‘to roast, broil’ - PCMc *tinitini, tini-mi

rocky

‘rocky ledge’ - PCMc *pʷara

roll

‘roll or twist fiber into rope’ - PCMc *kalo

rolled

‘be furled (of a sail), rolled or folded up’ - PMc *lulu

root

‘root’ - PMc *waka, wakara

rope

‘roll or twist fiber into rope’ - PCMc *kalo

‘rope’ - PMc *tali

rotten

‘very ripe, rotten’ - PMc *maca, mamaca

rough

‘rough’ - PCMc *ma-ŋari, ma-ŋariŋari

‘remove rough edges’ - PCMc *-Te-i-, -Te-a

round

‘kind of round basket’ - PCMc *pʷaca₂

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ru

rubbing

‘kiss by rubbing noses’ - PWMc *fai-Toŋo

rubbish

‘trash, rubbish’ - PMc *peti

ruined

‘ruined’ - PMc *[sS]aa

rumble

‘growl, rumble’ - PMc *ŋiri, ŋiriŋiri, ŋiri-ti

rumple

‘rub together, twist, rumple’ - PMc *mʷulo, mʷulo-Si-

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