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aa-   (haha-).   Also a- (ha-).   1.   Belonging to; possessive classifier, alienable objects and general possessive.  

aaet   (hhayẹt).   Also aet.   Yes; dialectal variant of iññā (yiggay) and iiūñ ('yiyig).  

ab in et   (hab yin yẹt).   Also aabinet (hhabinyẹt).   idiom.   But what can I do.  

Ab in et ñe edike eok. But what can I do if she doesn't like you.

aba   (habah).   From Engl.   Harbor; anchorage; port.  

Eṃṃan tata aba eṇ iarin Likiep. Likiep has the best anchorage.

abba   (habbah).   From Japn. happa.   2(inf, tr -ūk), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Dynamite.  

Eerbooj ear abbaiki pedpedin Ānewātak. The air force was dynamiting the Eniwetak reef.

abbwilōñlōñ   (habbilegleg).   Variant form of aploñloñ (hapleg°leg°).  

abja   (habjah).   archaic.   1(-a).   Peculiarity; habit; principle.  

abjāje   (habjayjẹy).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik, abjāik), 3, 4.   Carry tucked under arm.  

abje   (habjey).   1(abjei-), 2, 3(inf, tr abjeik), 4, 5(aabjeje, abbōjeje).   Flirting; shy; bashful.   [original example illustrated 5; has been moved below; here we should have one for the simple headword (abje); replace this message with such an example--BWB]

abḷajtiiñ   (habḷajtiyig).   From Engl. everlasting..   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Gomphrena globosa.  

abṇōṇō   (habṇehṇeh).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 5(aabṇōṇō).   Nervous; upset; disturbed; uncomfortable; bothered; nagged; gripe; complain.  

Ta ṇe kwōj abṇōṇō eake? What are you complaining about?

Iabṇōṇōik an mmakijkij an itok. I am disturbed at how often he comes.

abor   (habẹr°).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaaborbor, tr kaabore), 11(aborbor).   Impeded; encumbered.   [no example sentence for abor in original entry--replace this note with one--BWB]

abọ   (habaw).   1(-i).   Fender; hood; cowling.  

abōb   (habẹb).   Dial. E, W: abwin (habin)   2.   Refuse; hate; decline.  

Iabōb in roñ aṃ jañ. I hate to hear you cry.

abōbbōb   (habẹbbẹb).   Also eabōbbōb (yahabẹbbẹb).   3.   Hurry; quickly.  

abōblep   (habẹblep).   Dial. W, E: ṃakokolep (ṃakẹwkẹwlep)   2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9, 11(abōblep).   Always refuse.  

Āinwōt baj tipen ḷaddik abōblep men ṇe. That boy looks like the stubborn type.

abōḷ   (habeḷ).   From Engl.   3.   Apple.  

Abōḷ   (habeḷ).   6(-i).   A plant, banana variety.  

abōn   (haben).   1(abōna-).   Spiritual power.  

Ekajoor wōt abōnān rūanijnij eo. The sorcerer has such great powers.

abōne-   (habene-).   1, 6.   Characteristics.  

abōṇtọun   (habeṇtawin).   From Engl. up and down.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4.   Teeter-totter; see-saw.  

abwin   (habin).   Dial. W, E: abōb (habẹb).   2, 4.   Refuse; dislike to do.  

abwin bōk   (habin bek).   Reject.  

Ear abwin bōk ṃōñā. He rejected food.

abwinmake   (habinmakẹy).   1, 2, 3(st inf kaabwinmakeke, tr kaabwinmakeik), 4, 5(aabwinmakeke, abbinmakeke).   Afraid of ghosts; fear of being alone in the dark or at sea.  

Ekaabwinmakeke wūleej in. This graveyard is eerie.

abwinmakelep   (habinmakẹylep).   2, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Great fear of ghosts and the dark.  

ad   (had).   Ours; our, inclusive; our soul.  

ad   (had).   archaic.   Cloud formation or star; associated with storms.  

Ad eṇ an Tiṃur. A cloud formation signifying an approaching storm.

Ad   (had).   A star; Arcturus in Bootes; fourthborn of Lōktañūr.  

addeboulul   (haddebewilwil).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Rotate; whirl; dizzy; giddy; reel.  

Iaddeboulul im iṃōḷañḷōñ. I'm dizzy and nauseated.

Kwōn jab addeboulul bwe kwōnaaj ṃōḷañḷōñ. Don't whirl around or you'll get dizzy.

addemlōkmej   (haddẹmlẹkmẹj).   archaic.   Inalienable rights or property.  

Bwidej ko ad rej addemlōkmej. Our land belongs to us until death.

addi   (haddiy).   1(-i).   Finger; toe; shell of larger clams.  

addi-dik   (haddiy-dik).   1(-i), 6(-i).   Pinky; little finger.  

Edik jān addi dikū. It's smaller than my little finger.

addi-eoḷap   (haddiy-yewḷap).   1(-i).   Middle finger.  

addikdik   (haddikdik).   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Look out of the corner of the eye; covet; squint.  

Ej addikdiki eok. She's looking at you out of the corner of her eye.

Ej addikdiki waj ṇe aṃ. He's got his eyes on your watch.

addi-kọọtot   (haddiy-kawatwẹt).   1(-i).   Index finger.  

addi-lep   (haddiy-lep).   1(-i), 6(-i).   Thumb; big toe.  

Addi lepin peiū. My thumb.

Addi lepin neō. My big toe.

Addi lepū. My thumb (or big toe).

addimej   (haddimẹj).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaaddimejmej), 4, 5(addimejmej).   Feeble; lethargic; chronically sickly.  

Eḷap an ḷadik eṇ addimejmej. That boy is sickly.

Kwōn jab kaaddimejmej eō. Don't bother me.

addiṃakoko   (haddiṃakẹwkẹw).   Also addiṃakoko (haddiyṃakẹwkẹw).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3(inf, tr -ik, -uk), 4, 7, 8, 9.   Lethargic; uneasiness; sluggishness; dullness (of people); listless, melancholy.  

Eḷap an bwil rainin im kaaddiṃakokoik eō. It is so hot today it gives me a lethargic feeling.

Eḷap aō addiṃakoko rainin im iabwin jerbal. I'm sluggish today and don't feel like working.

adebdeb   (hadẹbdẹb).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr adibwij(i)), 4, 7.   Move something closer by using a stick; prodding.  

Ḷeo ej adebdeb waini. He is moving copra nuts with a stick.

Ḷeo ej adibwij waini eo. He is moving the copra nut with a stick.

aded   (haded).   Also aded (hadẹd).   3, 6(-i).   Clam shell, large; small Tridacna.  

aden   (haden).   archaic.   Old word related to addi.  

adenpe   (hadenpẹy).   Variant form of arōnpe (harenpey).  

adibwij   (hadibij).   Transitive form of adebdeb (hadẹbdẹb).  

adik   (hadik).   archaic.   First quarter of the moon.  

adipā   (hadipay).   Also addipā (haddipay).   A fish.  

adpā   (hadpay).   2, 6(-i), 7.   Strut of a rooster.  

Etke kwōadpā? Why do you strut?

aduwado   (hadiwadew).   1(-e), 2(inf, tr -ok), 3, 4, 7.   Carry in a basket with long handle slung over shoulder; kind of basket.  

Kwōn aduwadouk bōb e. Put this pandanus in the basket and carry it.

ae   (hayẹy).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr ain), 4, 7.   Gather; collect; pool.  

Kwōn ae waini. Gather coconuts.

Kwōn aini waini kaṇe. Gather those coconuts.

Jen aini ṃani kein ad im wiaiki juon injin. Let's pool our money to buy an engine.

ae   (hayey).   1(-i), 2.   Current.  

Eae lọjet. There is a current in the ocean.

aear   (hayeyhar).   Also aewaar (hayewahar).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Current flowing into lagoon.  

aebōj   (hayẹbẹj).   Rain water; a well; drinking water.  

aebōj jimeeṇ   (hayẹbẹj jimeyeṇ).   Cistern.  

aebōj laḷ   (hayẹbẹj laḷ).   Well water.  

aebōjbōj   (hayẹbẹjbẹj).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 8, 9.   Tasteless; not salty.  

aejek   (hayẹjẹk).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Fishing method, using surrounding net on dark nights.  

Eban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok. We're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.

aejemjem   (hayẹjẹmjẹm).   Also aejemjem (hayejemjem).   1, 2, 6(-i).   Powerful in speech; persuasive; weighty in words; articulate.  

Eaejemjem an irooj eṇ naan. That chief carries power in his words.

aejet   (hayẹjẹt).   Surface of the ocean.  

Waan tulọk eṇ ewaḷọk i aejet. The submarine is surfacing.

aekijek   (hayekijẹk).   Currents around a passage.  

aekōrā   (hayekeray).   Canoe part, foot of sail, edge fastened to the boom.  

ael   (hayel).   3, 4+3, 6(-i), 3+7.   A fish, unicorn fish, Hepatus olivaceus Schneider Bloch; a fish, orange spot tang, Acanthurus olivaceus.  

aelaḷ   (hayeylaḷ).   vulgar.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   Sexual act; movement of hips during sexual intercourse; women only.  

aelbūrōrō   (hayelbirehreh).   A fish.  

aelel   (hayẹlyẹl).   1(-i), 2, 3, 6(-i).   Smell of fish, lingering on hands, body, or utensils.  

aelellaḷ   (hayelellaḷ).   Also aelellọḷ (hayelellaḷ°).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Covet another's spouse, steal another's spouse; expectant; impetuous; uncontrolled desire.  

Ḷeetao ear aelellaḷe Jemāluut. Etao stole Jemaluut's wife.

Kwōjab aelellaḷ bwe kwōnāj jorrāān. Control your lust before it ruins you.

Kadik ḷọk aṃ aelellọḷ. Don't be too expectant.

Jab aelellọḷe bwe enaaj kọọle eok. Better not fool around with his wife or he'll put a spell on you.

aelik   (hayelik).   Also ailik (hayilik).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Current flowing out.  

Kōjro kaaelik im jerak. Let's wait for the current to flow out to set sail.

aelmeej   (hayelmeyej).   A fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans.  

Aelok   (hayẹlẹq).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen (Majuro). (Stone). Majuro, etc.  

aelor   (hayẹlẹr°).   Also allor, llor.   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(aelellor).   Shade.  

Eḷap an aelellor iuṃwin wōjke eṇ. It's very shady under that tree.

Pād ilo aelor ṇe. Stay in that shade.

aelọk   (hayelaq).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Hidden; obscure; invisible.  

Ej jab aelọk. It's quite obvious.

aelōñ   (hayẹlẹg).   4.   Land; country; island; atoll.  

aelōñin kiiñ   (hayẹlẹgin kiyig).   4.   Kingdom.  

Aelōñin kiiñ ñan aelōñin kiiñ rōnaaj juṃae doon. Kingdom shall rise against kingdom.

aelōñin pālle   (hayẹlẹgin palley).   From "land of the white man".   4.   Europe; America; foreign country.  

aelōñin-lañ   (hayẹlẹginlag).   4.   Heaven.  

Aelōñ-kein   (hayẹlẹg-kẹyin).   From "these islands".   4.   A plant, banana variety (Takeuchi).  

aemed   (hayẹmẹd).   1(-i), 2, 3, 6(-i).   Coolness; shade.  

Eḷap an aemed iuṃwin mā eṇ. It is quite shady beneath that breadfruit tree.

aemedḷọk   (hayẹmẹdḷaq).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Cool of the evening.  

Kōjro kōttar an aemedḷọk im etal. Let's (the two of us) wait for evening (until it cools off) to go.

aemọkkwe   (hayemaqqẹy).   Also ḷodekā (ḷewdekay).   1, 2, 7, 8, 9.   Always following people around.  

Kwōj aemọkkweik eō ñan ñāāt? When are you going to stop following me around?

aeṃaan   (hayeṃahan).   1(-i).   Canoe part, edge of sail fastened to the gaff; back of a fish.  

aeṃṃan   (hayeṃṃan).   3.   Good current; period between tides.  

Kōjro kaaeṃṃan im jerak. Let's wait for a good current to set sail.

aeṃōḷoḷo   (hayẹṃẹḷẹwḷẹw).   Also aiṃōḷoḷo (hayiṃẹḷẹwḷẹw).   From ṃōḷo (ṃẹḷẹw) |"cold".   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -uk), 6(-i).   Coolness; cool air.  

Epaak an kwōj bwe ejjino aeṃōḷoḷo. It'll freeze soon for it's beginning to get cool.

Eḷap an aeṃōḷoḷo mejatoto in jota. The air is very cool in the evening.

aen   (hayen).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -(e)), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Iron.  

aeniñeañḷọk   (hayeynigyagḷaq).   Also aeniñaḷọk (hayenigahḷaq).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Current flowing northward.  

aenōṃṃan   (hayẹnẹṃṃan).   1(-i), 2, 3, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Peace; peaceful; pacified.  

Kiki aenōṃṃan. A peaceful sleep.

Kwōn kaaenōṃṃane. Pacify him. Please quiet the baby.

aeṇak   (hayeṇak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Dripping wet; drenched to the skin.  

aeñwāñwā   (hayeg°ayg°ay).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i).   Chatter; gabble; clamor; noise; row; turbulence; turmoil.  

Eḷap an aeñwāñwā ajri raṇ. Those children are awfully noisy.

aeo   (hayew).   archaic.   Lower sides of back, kidney area.  

aepedped   (hayepedped).   Also aepādpād (hayepadpad), aipādpād (hayipadpad).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Hesitate; procrastinate; be slow to decide; delay; tarry.  

aepokpok   (hayẹpẹqpẹq).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 8, 9.   Complex; complicated.  

Eaepokpok wūn eo. That was a complex mathematical problem.

Kwōn jab kōaepokpoke aṃ kōmḷeḷe. Don't complicate your explanation.

aer   (hayẹr).   1(-i), 2, 3(st inf kaaerer, tr kaaer).   Tight; stretched; pressure; possessive.  

Eḷap an aer jedọujij e aō. My trousers are too tight.

Kwōn jab kaaerer (kōkkaaerer). Don't be so possessive.

aer   (hayẹr).   Theirs.  

Ta ṇe kwōj ba aer kake? Why do you say it's theirs?

aer   (hayer).   Variant form of aerā (hayeray).  

aerar   (hayerar).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5.   Yellow or brown leaves; scorched.  

aerā   (hayeray).   Also aer (hayer).   1(aera-, aerāi-).   Shoulder.  

aerār   (hayeryar).   Touch shoulders.  

Kwōn jab aerār ippa. Don't touch shoulders with me.

aerār   (hayeryar).   Dialectal variant of kōtkōt (ketket).  

aere   (hayẹrẹy).   A storm.  

aereañ   (hayẹryag).   Dial. W, E: aermān (hayẹrman).   Also aerjeañ (hayẹrjeyag).   Theirs (four persons).  

aerin bōtōktōk   (hayẹrin betektek).   Blood pressure.  

aerjeañ   (hayẹrjeyag).   Variant form of aereañ (hayẹryag).  

aerjeel   (hayẹrjẹyẹl).   Dial. W, E: aerjel (hayẹrjẹl).   Theirs (three persons).  

aerjel   (hayẹrjẹl).   Dialectal variant of aerjeel (hayẹrjẹyẹl).  

aermān   (hayẹrman).   Dialectal variant of aereañ (hayẹryag).  

aerṃwe   (hayẹrṃẹy).   2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 5(aerṃweṃwe), 6(-i).   Taking care of relatives.  

Kōjparok ṃantin Ṃajeḷ im jeḷā aerṃwe. Preserve the Marshallese custom of taking care of your relatives by practicing it.

Ij aerṃweiki. I'm treating him like a relative should.

aerōkeañḷọk   (hayeyrẹkyagḷaq).   Also aerōñaḷọk (hayerẹgahḷaq).   3.   Current flowing southward.  

aerro   (hayẹrrew).   Theirs (two persons).  

aerwōj   (hayẹrwẹj).   Theirs (five or more persons).  

aet   (hayẹt).   2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Current.  

Eaete ḷọk kōrkōr eo ñan lik. The current drifted the canoe out to the ocean side.

aetak   (hayetak).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Current flowing eastward.  

aeto   (hayẹtẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Current flowing westward.  

Eḷap an kajoor aeto in. This easterly current is quite strong.

aeto   (hayẹtẹw).   1, 2, 3, 4.   Haunted; spooky; dreary.  

Eḷap an aeto wūleej eṇ. That graveyard is very spooky.

aetok   (hayeteq).   Dial. W, E: aitok (hayiteq).   1(-a), 2, 3(inf kaaettoktok, tr kaaetok(e)), 8, 9, 11(sg. aetoktok, pl. aettok).   Long; tall; length.  

Ḷeeṇ ear kaetokḷọk wa eṇ. He made the canoe longer.

Eṃōj kaetoktok nuknuk iiō in. This year's dresses have been lengthened.

aetọ   (hayetaw).   4, 6(-a).   Small islets of an atoll; name of a section of some atolls, usually the windward, northeast part.  

Ij etal ñan aetọ kaṇ. I'm going to those small islets.

aetōktōk   (hayẹtẹktẹk).   6(-i).   Stalk of arrowroot plant; drinking straw made from aetōktōk; male arrowroot, of no food value.  

aetōl   (hayẹtẹl).   Variant form of iāetōl.  

aewaar   (hayewahar).   Variant form of aear (hayeyhar).  

aewanlik   (hayewanlik).   archaic.   2, 3, 6(-i).   Good in fishing, expert in fishing.  

Ḷōḷḷap eṇ jemāmro eaewanlik. My father-in-law is an expert fisherman.

aia   (hayyiyah).   Also aiio (hayyiyẹw).   slang.   Interjection: "good grief!"; "nuts!".  

aiaea   (hayiyahyah).   slang.   Interjection: dismay.  

aibooj   (hayibẹwẹj).   Glory.  

aiboojoj   (hayibẹwẹjwẹj).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Glorious; splendid; marvelous; pretty; gorgeous; lovely; magnificent; wonderful.  

aidik   (hayidik).   Also ainiñ (hayinig).   1, 2, 3(inf kaaidikdik, tr kaaidik(i)), 6(-i), 8, 9, 11(sg. aidikdik, pl. aiddik)..   Skinny; thin of body; narrow.  

Eaidik mejān. He has slanted eyes.

Liṃaraṇ rej kaaidikdik. The women are reducing.

aij   (hayij).   Also aej (hayẹj).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -i), 3, 6(-i).   Ice; frost.  

Kōjro etal in kaaej. Let's the two of us go get ice.

Aiji dān ṇe limed. Put ice in the drinking water.

Kwōn ṃōk aiji bōra bwe en jab bbōj. Would you press some ice cubes to my head to prevent swelling?

Aij   (hayij).   A plant, pandanus variety.  

aij kudiiṃ   (hayij qidiyiṃ).   Also aej kudiim (hayẹj qidiyim), aij kudiim (hayij qidiyim), aej kudiiṃ (hayẹj qidiyiṃ).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i).   Ice cream.  

aijo   (hayijẹw).   A plant with a single leaf.  

Aijoon kino. A fern with one leaf.

aik   (hayik).   3, 6(-i).   Cedar driftwood.  

Jen etal in kaaik. Let's go and look for cedar driftwood.

aik   (hayik).   1, 2(inf, tr -e).   Tow, as a boat; pull; draw.  

Kwōn aike booj eṇ. Tow that boat.

aikiu   (hayikiyiw).   From Japn. haikyū.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -uk), 4, 7.   Share food equally; ration.  

Jenaaj aikiuuk ṃōñā e bwe aolep en ṃōñā. We shall share this food equally so everyone can eat.

Aikiu eo aṃ ṇe. That's your ration.

aikiu   (hayikiyiw).   slang.   6(-i).   A food, soup, spongy coconut and arrowroot.  

aikne   (hayikney).   archaic.   On the north side of; see eọọtle.  

aikuj   (hayiqij).   1, 2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Desire; need; lack; must; deserve; necessity; necessary; obligated; should.  

Iaikuj in etal. I must go.

Kwōaikuj ṃōñā. You need food.

Ej aikuj or oṇeaṃ. You deserve some reward.

aikūtōkōd   (hayikiteked).   A fish.  

aililōk   (hayiliylẹk).   2(inf, tr -e), 7.   Accompany; go around with; associate with.  

Jab aililōk rinana bwe kwōnaaj jorrāān. Don't go around with bad company for you'll get into trouble.

Kwōn jab aililōke ḷadik eṇ bwe kwōnāj po ilo rinana kaṇ an. Don't associate with that boy or his bad manners will rub off on you.

ailparo   (hayilparew).   Also ailparok (hayilpareq).   Cumbersome; troublesome; burdensome; very busy; work overtime.  

ailparok   (hayilpareq).   Variant form of ailparo (hayilparew) and parok (pareq).  

ailuwannañnañ   (hayiliwwannagnag).   Dial. Bikini only.   Clamor, noise.  

Pikinni ailuwannañnañ. Bikini, the land of noisy people.

ailwaro   (hayilwarew).   Variant form of airuwaro (hayiriwarew).  

aiḷip   (hayiḷip).   2, 3(inf kaaiḷḷip, tr kaaiḷip(i)), 6(-i), 8, 9, 11(sg. aiḷipḷip, pl. aiḷḷip)..   Thick, of long and round objects.  

ain   (hayin).   Transitive form of ae (hayẹy).  

ainbat   (hayinbat).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Iron pot; cooking utensil.  

Iar ainbat bōb. I was cooking (boiling) pandanus.

Iar ainbate juon bōb. I was cooking (boiling) one pandanus (fruit).

ainikie-   (hayinikiye-).   1, 2.   Voice; sound; noise; melody.  

ainikien bōklōkōt   (hayinikiyen bẹklẹkẹt).   Voice of conscience.  

Roñjake ainikien aṃ bōklōkōt. Follow the dictates of your conscience.

ainikien Etao   (hayinikiyen yetahwew).   Echo.  

ainiñ   (hayinig).   Also aidik (hayidik).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kāiniñiniñ, tr kāiniñ), 8, 9, 11(sg. ainiñniñ, pl. ainniñ)..   Thin; narrow.  

Eḷap aṃ ainiñ ñan joñan aitok ṇe aṃ. You are too thin for your height.

Liṃaraṇ rej kaainiñniñ. The women are on a diet.

ainṃak   (hayinṃak).   6.   Leaves near pandanus stem; portion of fruit near stem of pandanus or breadfruit.  

Enana ainṃakin bōb. The pandanus keys near the stem are not good (to eat).

aintiin   (hayintiyin).   From Engl. iron tin.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 4, 7.   To boil pandanus; cook in a tin pan; cook in a sea biscuit container.  

Kwōn aintini bōb kaṇe bwe ren pidodo ad wōdwōd. Boil those pandanus so that they will be soft for us to chew.

aiṇokko   (hayiṇeqqew).   From Japn. ainoko.   Mixed blood; mixed ancestry.  

aio   (hayyiyẹw).   Variant form of aia (hayyiyah).  

aire   (hayirey).   2, 6(-i).   Tornado.  

airuwaro   (hayiriwarew).   Also ailwaro (hayilwarew).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -uk), 4.   Confusion; trouble; noisy; quarreling; conflict.  

Eḷap airuwaro ilo kuḷab eṇ. There's a lot of fighting at the club.

ait   (hayit).   Sew together a rip in cloth; tackle someone, pulling their knees together like ripped cloth.  

aitok   (hayiteq).   Dialectal variant of aetok (hayeteq).  

aitwerōk   (hayitwẹyrẹk).   Also aitwe.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Compete; contest; dispute; conflict; controversy.  

Eḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk. The baseball teams had a highly disputed game.

Elōñ rej aitwe doon kōn elōn men ko. There are many who compete among themselves for many things.

aitwōnmej   (hayitwẹnmẹj).   1, 2, 6(-i).   Atmosphere in which death is certain.  

Ealikkar an pojakin jako bwe eaitwōnmej. He is ready to go as death broods over him.

aj   (haj).   1, 3.   Liver; spleen; seat of bravery.  

Ejjeḷok ajin. He is not brave.

aj   (haj).   3, 6(-i).   Thatch.  

Liṃaro rej kōmaañ ajin ṃweo. The women are looking for pandanus leaves to thatch this house.

aj   (haj).   Also booraj (bewerhaj).   From Engl. hatch, fore hatch.   Hatch.  

Rej kiil aj kaṇ an wa eṇ bwe ewōt. They are closing the hatches on that ship because it's raining.

ajaj   (hajhaj).   1(-i), 5(ajaje).   Calf of leg; substance of clam shell; hard rock; marble.  

ajañ   (hajag).   archaic.   Place where birds, fish, or clams gather.  

ajādik   (hajadik).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 5(ajjādikdik), 7.   Walk slowly; sneak.  

Kwōn ajjādikdik ḷọk bwe ren jab lo eok. Walk away very softly and slowly so they don't notice you.

Kwōn ajādik ḷọk bwe ren jab lo eok. Walk away slowly so they don't notice you.

Kōjeañ ajādik. Let's be on our way.

Rej ajjādikdik ḷọk kiiō. They're sneaking up now.

ajāl   (hajal).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Round up fish or animals.  

Raar ajālitok ek ko ñan me eo. They rounded up the fish into the trap.

ajāllik   (hajallik).   6(-i).   Consequence; result; aftermath; offshoot.  

Enāj lo ajāllikin jab pokake. He'll find out the result of disobedience.

Ajbwirōk   (hajbiyrẹk).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  

aje   (hajẹy).   4, 6(-i).   Drum.  

Eṃṃan ajein Majeḷ. Marshallese drums are good.

aje   (hajey).   1(-i), 2, 4, 7.   Give away without remuneration; devote presents to the gods; dedicate; offer.  

Koṃwin ajeḷọk mour ko ami ñan Anij. Dedicate your lives to God.

Jijej ear aje mour eo an ñan kōj. Jesus offered his life for our salvation.

ajeeded   (hajeyedyed).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 7, 8, 9.   Dispersed; scattered; see jeeded.  

ajej   (hajyẹj).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e, -i), 4, 6.   Divide; distribute.  

Kwōn ajeji ṃōñā kaṇe. Divide up that food.

ajej in kabwebwe   (hajyẹj yin kabẹybẹy).   From ajej (hajyẹj) |"divide", kabwebwe (kabẹybẹy) |"to fool".   2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i).   Gyp.  

Ear ajej in kabwebweik eō. He gypped me.

ajejin Jowa   (hajyẹjin jewwah).   Be an Indian giver; supposed to be typical of members of the Jowa clan; give as present and ask for its return.  

ajejin Ḷōktab   (hajyẹjin ḷektab).   Be an Indian giver; give as present and ask for its return.  

ajeḷkā   (hajeḷkay).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaajeḷkākā, tr -ik), 4, 5(aajeḷkākā).   Weak feeling, usually from hunger; stiffness of a corpse.  

ajeḷḷā   (hajeḷḷay).   Also eojaḷ.   archaic.   A pile of corpses or fish or people.  

ajerre   (hajẹrrẹy).   archaic.   Work alone.  

ajerwawa   (hajerwahwah).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaajjerwawa, tr kaajerwaik).   Openings in a house causing drafts.  

Kwōn jab kaajerwawaik ṃwiin. Don't let a draft into this house.

Ejjeḷọk ajerwawa in ṃwiin. This house is full of holes.

ajet   (hajet).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i).   Drift nut, sweet smelling, used with coconut oil to make perfume.  

Kwōn ajete pinneep ṇe. Put ajet in that coconut oil.

ajet   (hajet).   From Engl. acid.   2, 5(ajete), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Acid; acidity.  

Eajet penkō ṇe. That vinegar has already become acid.

Eajete penkō ṇe. That vinegar is acidic.

aji   (hajiy).   From Japn. hashi.   Chopsticks.  

Ijaje ṃōñā kōn aji. I don't know how to use chopsticks.

ajilowōd   (hajiylewwed).   2.   Herd of bonitos that enters lagoon and caṇt find its way out.  

Koṃwin kōttar an ajilowōd im aḷeḷeiki. Wait till it's lost it's way before breaking out the aḷeḷe.

ajjādikdik   (hajjadikdik).   2, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Tiptoe; sneak.  

Ear ajjādikdiktok em kailbōk eō. She tiptoed up to me and startled me.

ajjen   (hajjen).   Hand of bananas; bunch of pandanus keys.  

ajjibanban   (hajjibanban).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Be overburdened; weighted down, of people only; to lug.  

Eajjibanban kōn pāāk in waini eo. He was weighted down with a sack of copra.

ajjikad   (hajjikad).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   Throw stones repeatedly at an object or person.  

ajjiḷapḷap   (hajjiḷapḷap).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Smell, body odor, disagreeable; rotten (of wood).  

Eḷap an bwiin ajjiḷapḷap. He smells like rotten wood.

ajjimālele   (hajjimaylẹylẹy).   Also kajjimālele.   2, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Talk of something one is not certain about; predict something and thereby cause it to happen.  

Einwōt iḷak lale kwōj ajjimālele. You sound as if you're not sure of what you're saying.

Kwōn jab kajjimālele bwe enaaj wōt. Don't say it will rain, or it will.

ajjiṃaalal   (hajjiṃahalhal).   Also ajjiṃalṃal (hajjiṃalṃal).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ōk), 4.   Sway back and forth; nod; dizzy.  

ajjinono   (hajjinewnew).   Also ajjinono (hajjinẹwnẹw).   1, 2, 6(-i), 7.   Whisper; talk very quietly.  

Kwōn ajjinono bwe ekiki baba. Speak softly for my father is sleeping.

ajjipek   (hajjipẹk).   6(-i).   Best part of pandanus fruit reserved for chiefs.  

Daan irooj ajjipek. ajjipek is for chiefs.

ajjiwewe   (hajjiyweywey).   archaic.   2, 3, 6(-i), 7.   Sneak out.  

Erro ar kōṃad eō innem ajjiwewe ḷọk ñan ṃōn kadek eo. They got me distracted and then sneaked out to the bar.

ajjuknene   (hajjiqneyney).   1, 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Hop on one foot; stand on tiptoes.  

Ear ajjuknene em alwōj. He stood on tiptoes in order to see.

Ear kaajjukneneik ḷadik eo. He made the boy hop around on one foot.

ajjukub   (hajjiqib).   Also ajukub (hajiqib), ajukuk (hajiqiq), ajjukuk (hajjiqiq), ajjukok (hajjiqẹq).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Limp.  

Ajjuunun   (hajjiwinwin).   archaic.   Legendary turtle.  

ajjuur   (hajjiwir).   Hut; lean to.  

Ajjuur eo iṃōrro e. Here is our hut.

ajḷọk   (hajḷaq).   2, 3(st inf kaajḷọkḷọk, tr kaajḷọk), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Regret; recall with grief.  

Jab kọkkure aṃ jikuuḷ bwe kwōnaaj ajḷọk. Do not be careless about your schooling or you'll regret it.

ajokḷā   (hajeqḷay).   Dial. E, W: ākā (yakay)   Heap of stones; mound of stones; trap for crabs; see jokḷā.  

ajokḷā   (hajeqḷay).   archaic.   Either end of an island.  

Iar lo an kadkad ajokḷā iōñ. I saw him throw-netting at the northern end of the island.

Ajoḷ   (hajeḷ°).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen; Ebon atoll. n.f.  

ajoḷjoḷ   (hajeḷ°jeḷ°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Gnaw.  

Kijdik eo ej ajoḷjoḷe bōb eo. The rat is gnawing the pandanus.

ajorṃaan   (hajer°ṃahan).   2, 5(ajorṃaane), 6(-i).   Exceptionally big fish.  

Juon eo koṇa ajorṃaan. I hooked an exceptionally big fish.

ajri   (hajriy).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaajjiriri, tr -ik).   Child; kid; toddler.  

ajriin uwaak   (hajriyin wiwahak).   Dial. W, E: jiliktūr (jiliktir).   idiom.   2.   Rely on children to accomplish errands or chores.  

Ejerata ḷokwan an jerbal kōn an kijoñ ajriin uwaak. Whatever he does always gets fouled up in the end because he relies on child help.

ajwewe   (hajweywey).   Also ajjowewe (hajjeweywey).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Whistle; whistling, long continued.  

Ñe ij etetal ilo marok eitok wōt bwe in ajwewe. When I walk in the dark I have to whistle.

ak   (hak).   Dial. W, E: akō (hakeh).   But; or.  

ak   (hak).   Also toorlōñ (tewerlẹg).   3, 5(ake), 6(-i).   A bird, great frigate bird, Fregata minor; a bird, lessor frigate bird, Fregata ariel.  

akade   (hakadẹy).   Dial. W, E: jende (jẹndẹy)   Also akajok, alekọ.   1, 2(inf, tr -ik), 4.   Watch birds to locate roost; roosting place of birds; rookery; to watch patiently.  

Kwaar akadeik ke bao ko? Did you watch the birds locating their roost?

akadik   (hakadik).   New building; new canoe.  

akaje   (hakajey).   From Japn. hakase (hakushi) "expert, knowledgeable, scolar, holder of doctorate".   Renowned; V.I.P..  

Ia eo akaje eo eetal ie ḷọk? Where did the V.I.P. go?

akajin   (hakajin).   3, 4+3, 5(-i), 6(-i), 3+7, 5+8, 9.   A fish, bass, Plectropomus truncatus.  

akajok   (hakajeq).   Also akade, alekọ.   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   Watch birds alight to locate roost.  

Jen ilān akajoki ak kaṇ bwe en kab pidodo ad jjọñ. Let's go locate the frigate birds' roost so we can easily catch them tonight.

akake   (hakhakey).   Also aō kake (haheh kahkey).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Tow while swimming; hold up from water.  

akā   (hakay).   1(-i), 2, 3(kaakā, kaakāik), 4, 5(akeke).   Palsy; stiffness in joints; inaccessible.  

Eakā aṃ etetal. You walk stiff-leggedly.

Eḷap an akā ñan delọñ. It's too inaccessible to try and enter.

Iban ellolo jikka kiiō bwe eḷap an akā ñan kombani. I can't get any cigarettes because the companies can't get any.

akeke   (hakẹykẹy).   2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Uncomfortable feeling about the stomach from being overstuffed with food.  

Eakeke lọjiō kōn an ḷap aō kar ṃōñā. I have an uncomfortable feeling in my stomach from overeating.

akeọ   (hakeyaw).   Harvest first fruit of coconut, breadfruit, or pandanus.  

akjijen   (hakjiyjen).   From Engl. oxygen.   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Scuba tank; oxygen.  

Rej akjijene rūṃwijṃwij eṇ. They're giving oxygen to the patient undergoing surgery.

akki   (hakkiy).   Also akūk (hakik).   1, 6(-i).   Fingernail; toenail; claw; talon.  

akkiin ne   (hakkiyin ney).   1, 6(...nein).   Toenail.  

akkiin pā   (hakkiyin pay).   1, 6(...pein).   Fingernail.  

akkọun   (hakkawin).   From Engl. account.   1, 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4.   Charge on account.  

akkōjdat   (hakkẹjdat).   Also akōjdat (hakẹjdat).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Hate; contempt; scorn; abhor.  

Etke kwōakōjdate? Why do you hate him?

akḷañ   (hakḷag).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i), 8, 9.   To fish before everyone else and also before it is the right time to start.  

Iḷak etal in eọñōd ettoot ke ear akḷañe ek eo. When I reached the spot to fish, he had already started fishing hours before.

akō   (hakeh).   But; how about; but what; dialectal variant of ak (hak).  

Iar idaak akō iar jab kadek. I drank but did not get drunk.

Akō kwe? How about you?

Akō? But what?

akōjdat   (hakẹjdat).   Variant form of kōjdat (kẹjdat).  

akōr   (hakẹr).   Also akūr (hakir).   A fish, mullet, Chelon vaigiensis.  

aktal   (haktal).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 7(aktalelọk).   A group of people going to a place for a specific purpose.  

Jen aktale lọk irooj eṇ emej. Let's go as a group to pay our respects to the dead king.

akūk   (hakik).   Dialectal variant of akki (hakkiy).  

akwāāl   (haqayal).   Also iakwāāl (yihaqayal).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Strife; quarrel; bicker; argue.  

akweḷap   (haqeyḷap).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Strongly urge; beg insistently; insist.  

akwōlā   (haqelay).   3, 4+3, 5(-e), 6(-i), 3+7.   A fish, chub mackerel, Ragistrella.  

al   (hal).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6.   Song; music; sing; carol.  

al   (hal).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, kingfish.  

alal   (halhal).   Also alkarkar (halkarkar).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   Watch over; care for.  

albakbōk   (halbakbẹk).   archaic.   1, 2(inf, tr -e, albakbūke), 4, 6(-i).   Carry tucked under arm.  

Joñan an mera iep eo, lio ear albakbōke. The basket was light enough for her to carry under her arm.

albok   (halbẹq).   2, 3, 5(albokwe), 6(-i).   Bud; flower, about to bloom.  

Kwōn ḷōḷō albok bwe ren ḷak bbōl ekoṇ mejān ut ṇe utūṃ. Make a garland with buds so when they bloom they'll fit closer together.

Ealboke raan wōjke eo. The tree sported lots of buds.

albokbōrọro   (halbẹqberawrẹw).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Russelia juncea (Scrophulariaceae); Cult. orn. (Ebon) (see kwōdeak (qedyak)).  

ale   (haley).   Provisions; storehouse.  

aleak   (haleyak).   Also aleañ (haleyag).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Wear hair loose on onẹs back, of women.  

aleañ   (haleyag).   Also aleak (haleyak).   A fish, grouper; Epinephelus striatus.  

alebabu   (halẹybahbiw).   Also allebabu (hallẹybahbiw).   1, 2, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Inclined to recline; always lie down.  

Kwōn jab alebabu bwe kwōnaaj ḷōḷḷap ṃōkaj. Don't be always lying down if you don't want to grow old fast.

alej   (halẹj).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   Aim a gun; aim at; measure joints at an angle in construction work.  

alekọ   (halẹykaw).   Also akajok, akade.   2(inf, tr -ik, -uk).   Watch birds to locate roost.  

alen   (halen).   Also annen (hannen).   5(alenlen), 6(-i).   Time; turn; occasion; times, in multiplication; sheet of paper; page; row of houses; story of a house; layer; phase; division of a land tract.  

Elōñ alenin bok ṇe. That book has many pages.

alijerḷọk   (haliyjerḷaq).   archaic.   2, 3.   Walk in a happy mood; sprightly; prance.  

Alikkar ke etōprak jerbal eo an bwe etke ealijerḷọk. He must have landed the job since he's walking with a happy gait.

alikkar   (halikkar).   Dial. E, W: allikar (hallikar).   Also alkarkar (halkarkar).   1(-i), 2, 3, 6(-i), 7.   Clear; understandable; apparent; define; definite; legible; manifest; obvious; plain; visible.  

Kaalikkare ṃōk ta eo kwōj ba. Will you clarify what you're saying?

alin jar   (halin jar).   Hymn.  

alin ṃaina   (halin ṃahyinah).   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Love song.  

Kwōn jab alin ṃainaik alin jar ṇe. Don't sing that hymn like a love song.

Ej alin ṃaina. He's singing a romantic song.

alin ṃur   (halin ṃir°).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Steering song.  

aljek   (haljẹk).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e, aljike), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Carry; transport.  

Kwōj aljek ṃweiuk ñan ia? Where are you taking those goods?

aljet   (haljẹt).   1, 2, 3, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Cross-eyed; pie-eyed; squint.  

Ej mejān det bwe ealjet. He wears dark glasses because he's cross-eyed.

Dān in kadek eo ekaaljete. The strong liquor made him pie-eyed.

alkarkar   (halkarkar).   Variant form of alikkar (halikkar).  

alle   (hallẹy).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, wrasse, Coris gaimardi; Anampses caeruleopunctatus; Thalashona ballieui.  

allejjor   (hallẹjjẹr°).   Variant form of jjor (jjẹr°).  

allijāljāl   (hallijaljal).   Also aljāljāl (haljaljal).   1, 2, 3.   Hang.  

Kwōn jab kaallijāljāle tọọḷ ṇe bwe ettoon. Don't hang that towel up because it's dirty.

allikar   (hallikar).   Dialectal variant of alikkar (halikkar).  

allimōmō   (hallimehmeh).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik, -ūk), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Peep; peek.  

Kwōn jab allimōmō ilo wūntō ṇe. Don't look into that window.

allitoto   (hallitewtew).   Also toto (tewtew).   2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i).   Dangle.  

Iar lo an kaallitotoik ḷọk ijuweo ḷọk. I saw him dangle it in that direction.

allo   (hallẹw).   Go around looking for something; search.  

allo   (hallew).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Stammer; tongue-tied; stutter.  

Ij jab kanooj meḷeḷe an kōnnaan bwe eallo. I can't quite understand what he says because he stammers.

allok   (hallẹq).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr allukwe), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Noose; snare.  

Kaubowe eṇ ej allukwe kau eṇ. The cowboy is roping the cow.

allolo   (hallẹwlẹw).   Also allolo (hallewlew).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -uk), 3, 4.   See; meet.  

Enañin to ad allolouk eok. We haven't seen you for a long time.

Etke ejọkkutkut ad allolouk eok? Why don't we see you more often?

allor   (hallẹr°).   Variant form of llor (llẹr°).  

allọk   (hallaq).   Also anlọk (hanlaq).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Stand back and study critically, as an artist; survey critically; pause to admire; scrutinize, examine; compare; sight along a board to see if it is straight.  

Ñe kwōallọke enaaj alikkar bōd kaṇe. If you survey it critically, the mistakes will be obvious.

allọk   (hallaq).   Also anlọk (hanlaq).   2, 3, 6(-i).   On target; within range.  

Kōttar an allọk em buuki. Wait till it comes within range, then shoot it.

Kakkōt kaallọke ṃaan aṃ bu. Aim well before shooting.

Ñe jebar diak juon alen enaaj allọk āneṇ. One more tacking and the island will be within range.

allōk   (hallẹk).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   To chant; invoke a spirit; perform an incantation.  

Ear allōke rinañinmej eo. He performed an incantation over the sick person.

allōñ   (hallẹg).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i).   Month; moon.  

Juon de allōñū ṇa ānin. I have been on this islet one month now.

Ear allōñe eō ṇai Ṃajeḷ. I was in the Marshalls for a month.

allōñ iju   (hallẹg yijiw).   2(inf, tr -uk), 3, 4.   Monthly contribution; tithe.  

Kwōnañin door ke allōñ iju eo aṃ? Have you made your monthly contribution (to the church) yet?

Kwaar allōñ ijuuk ke ṃweeṇ iṃōṃ? Did you make the contribution for your land?

allōñ in laḷ   (hallẹg yin laḷ).   Next month.  

alluke   (halliqey).   Transitive form of allok (hallẹq).  

alluwaḷọk   (halliwahḷaq).   Also aluwaḷọk (haliwahḷaq).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Stare after; look at a distance.  

Wōn ṇe kwōj alluwaḷọke? Who are you staring at (over there)?

almaroñ   (halmareg°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Join in; do in common.  

Kwōn itok jen almaroñ im ṃōñā ilo peejin. Come let's all join in and eat out of this bowl.

alñūrñūr   (halgirgir).   Also alliñūrñūr (halligirgir).   1, 2, 3, 4.   Mumble; murmur; mutter.  

Ij roñ wōt an alñūrñūr ak ijjab roñ naan ko ej ba. I heard him mumbling but I didn't hear what he said.

aloklok   (haleqleq).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e).   Appear; display.  

Enañin aloklok ke bao eo ear jako. Have you seen that lost chicken?

Kwōn jab aloklok. Don't show yourself.

Ej kaalokloki ṃweiuk kaṇ an. He's displaying his merchandise.

alọk   (halaq).   archaic.   Variant form of ttino (ttinẹw).  

alu   (haliw).   3, 6(-i).   A shell, Ellobiidae; Cassidula plecotrematoides japonica; used in head leis. also Melampus nuxcastanea; Pythia cecillei; Melampus fasciatus.  

aluej   (haliwyẹj).   2, 4.   Sing upon trees or in places above.  

Ilo ṃantin Ṃajeḷ, emọ aluej ñe ej or irooj. It's forbidden to be singing up above when there is an irooj around according to Marshallese custom.

aluje   (haliwjey).   Transitive form of alwōj (halwẹj).  

alwor   (halwer).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, parrotfish, Callyodon microrhinos.  

alwōj   (halwẹj).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr aluje), 3(inf kaalwōjwōj, tr kaalwōj) , 4.   Watch; look at; audience; admire.  

Rūalwōj ro raar kabbokbok. The audience clapped their hands.

Ejjeḷọk eṇ ej aluje eok. No one's admiring you.

alwōj bajjek   (halwẹj bajjẹk).   1(-i), 2, 4.   Stroll; sight-seeing; taking in the view.  

aḷ   (haḷ).   Sun.  

aḷ   (haḷ).   Copra harvesting period.  

An wōn in aḷ kwōj kowaininiiki? Whose copra harvesting period is it you're working?

aḷak   (haḷak).   Phosphorescent; name of legendary man.  

aḷakiia   (haḷakiyyah).   1(-i), 2, 7, 8, 9.   Scarce; hard to find (see aḷakiie (haḷakiyyẹy)).  

aḷakiie   (haḷakiyyẹy).   1(-i), 2, 7, 8, 9.   Plentiful; easy to find (see aḷakiia (haḷakiyyah)).  

aḷaḷ   (haḷhaḷ).   3, 6(-i).   Stick; wood; plank; lumber.  

aḷaḷ   (haḷhaḷ).   Meaty part of the clam.  

aḷaḷ in deñdeñ   (haḷhaḷ yin degdeg).   Club; weapon.  

aḷap   (haḷap).   1, 2, 3(inf kaaḷapḷap, tr kaaḷap), 6(-i).   Lineage head; uncle on the mother's side; old man, term of respect.  

Kwōn kaaḷapḷap. Respect your elders.

Eḷap an kaaḷape. He's feigning age when he's really young.

aḷapḷọk   (haḷapḷaq).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Aged; doddering.  

Iaḷapḷọk im immālele. I am old and absent minded.

aḷbapeet   (haḷbahpeyet).   Alphabet.  

Ripālle raar kōṃṃan an kajin Ṃajeḷ aḷbapeet. White men gave the Marshallese language its alphabet.

aḷe   (haḷey).   6(-i).   Closed circle of fish surrounded by aḷeḷe (haḷeyḷey) method.  

Elōñ ke kobban aḷe eṇ? Are there lots of fish in that circle?

aḷe   (haḷey).   Also ḷe (ḷey).   Salutation; Mister.  

Aḷe kwaar lo ke joob eo arro? Mister, did you see my soap?

aḷeek   (haḷeyek).   Transitive form of aḷeḷe (haḷeyḷey).  

aḷeḷe   (haḷeyḷey).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr aḷeek, -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Fishing method, many men surround a school in shallow water using a coconut leaf chain as scarer; cf. Hawaiian hukilau.  

Ḷōṃaro rōmoot in aḷeḷe. The men have gone to fish with a scarer.

Ḷōṃaro rej aḷeek ṃọle eo. The men are surrounding the rabbit fish.

aḷjer   (haḷjer).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 7, 8, 9.   Ulcer.  

Rej ba ke jikka ej kaaḷjere kōj. They claim that cigarettes cause ulcers.

aḷkita   (haḷkiytah).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   Alligator; crocodile.  

Eko tok kilū ñe ij ellolo aḷkita. Seeing an alligator gives me the creeps.

aḷkoot   (haḷkewet).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i), 7.   Raincoat.  

Inaaj aḷkoote ḷọk eok. You'll share my raincoat with me to your house.

aḷkōnar   (haḷkenar).   1, 2, 4(riaaḷkōnar), 6(-i).   Look pretty at sunset.  

Jen kaṃōj ad jerbal im pojak in aḷkōnar. Let's finish up our work and get ready to look nice at sunset.

Ij lewōj jatū bwe en aṃ riaḷkōnar in jota. I'll let you take my sister for a sunset stroll.

aḷkwōjeje   (haḷqejeyjey).   2, 4, 6(-i).   Sunbathing.  

Kadikdik aḷkwōjeje bwe kwōnaaj ākilkil. You'd better go slow or you'll peel from sunbathing.

aḷḷañ   (haḷḷag).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i).   Stare open-mouthed; gape; be slow witted.  

Kwōn jab aḷḷañ bwe kwōnaaj ṃōñā ḷọñ. Don't stare with your mouth open or you will eat flies.

Aḷḷañ im ṃōñā ḷọñ. Stare and eat flies (a proverb).

Aḷḷañinwa   (haḷḷaginwah).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

Aḷḷorkaṇ   (haḷḷer°kaṇ).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

aḷo   (haḷew).   Dial. E, W: ruṃwij (r°iṃij).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 6(-e), 7.   Late; formant in place names.  

Iaḷo. I'm late.

Iwōj bwe ij baj aḷo waj wōt. Go ahead because i'm coming later.

aḷok   (haḷeq).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Break taboos attendant to certain medicines while under treatment.  

Lale aṃ aḷok bwe enāj rọọl utōn wūno kaṇe arro. Beware of breaking the taboos or our medicines will bring on adverse effects.

aḷokbad   (haḷeqbad).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Always late; delay.  

Ejjeḷọk aḷokbadiier. Boy, aren't they always late!

aḷōṃṇak   (haḷeṃṇak).   Also kōlaṇta (kelaṇtah).   Almanac; calendar.  

Kwōn ṃōk lale aḷōṃṇak ṇe jete raan rainin. Would you check the calendar and see what date today is.

am   (ham).   Our soul; ours; our, exclusive.  

amān   (haman).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 7.   Use; spend; consume.  

Kwōn amān jāān kaṇe aṃ bwe kwōnaaj mej jāni. Spend your money now because you can't take it with you.

Amedka   (hamedkah).   From Engl.   4.   America.  

amej   (hamẹj).   Dial. E only; see ukood   1, 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 8, 9, 11(amejmej).   Raw; uncooked; half-cooked; not well done.  

Idike kanniōkin kau ñe ej amej. I don't like rare steaks.

Eor ke pilawā amej ṃwiin? Do you have any flour?

Ekōmatte raij eo im kaameje. He half cooked the rice.

amentaklaḷ   (hamentaklaḷ).   archaic.   Sorry consequences.  

Lale aṃ kūbboṇ bwe amentaklaḷ eo enaaj urōt eok. Keep it up and your stinginess will reap unhappy consequences for you.

ametōṃa   (hameyteṃah).   2, 3, 4, 6(-i).   Coconut candy.  

ami   (hamiy).   Your souls; your; yours, plural.  

ami   (hamiy).   From Engl.   Army.  

Elōñ uwaan ami eo an Amedka. The U.S. Army has a lot of men.

amiiañ   (hamiyyag).   Dial. W, E: amimān (hamiyman).   Your; yours (four persons).  

amijeel   (hamiyjẹyẹl).   Dialectal variant of amijel (hamiyjẹl).  

amijel   (hamiyjẹl).   Dial. E, W: amijeel (hamiyjẹyẹl).   Your; yours (three persons).  

amimān   (hamiyman).   Dialectal variant of amiiañ (hamiyyag).  

amiṃōṇo   (hamiyṃeṇew).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i).   Handicraft; make handicraft.  

Jete oṇāān amiṃōṇo ṇe aṃ? How much does that handicraft of yours cost?

Liṃaro raṇ rej amiṃōṇo. Those women are making handicraft.

amiro   (hamiyrew).   Your; yours (two persons).  

amiwōj   (hamiywẹj).   Your; yours (three or more persons).  

amḷap   (hamḷap).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Own much land.  

Eḷap an aḷap eṇ amḷap. That old man has lots of land.

Aḷap eṇ eamḷap. That old man has lots of land.

amṇak   (hamṇak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Inheritance; bequest; own much land or real estate.  

Eṃōj an ḷōḷḷap eo jiṃṃaō kaamṇak eō kōn ijo jikin. My grandfather gave me his land.

Eamṇak kōn an kar peran jiṃṃaan ilo pata. He has a lot of land as a result of his grandfather's bravery in battles.

amñe   (hamgey).   Although; even if; despite.  

Ebwe an maroñ amñe edik. He's quite able despite his young age.

aṃ   (haṃ).   Your soul; your; yours, singular.  

aṃ   (haṃ).   From Engl.   Ham.  

aṃa   (haṃah).   From Engl. hammer.   1(-a), 2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Hammer.  

Lale kwōaṃaik peiṃ. Be careful you don't hammer your finger.

aṃak   (haṃak).   From Engl. hammock.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i), 7.   Hammock.  

Niñniñ eo eṇ ej kiki ilo aṃak eṇ. The baby is sleeping in the hammock.

Wōn eṇ ear aṃake niñniñ eṇ? Who put the baby in the hammock?

aṃaṃ   (haṃhaṃ).   1, 2, 3, 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Attract fish or flies with scraps.  

Eaṃaṃ pako. Something's attracting the sharks.

Jab kwōpejpej jeṇe bwe enaaj aṃaṃ. Don't throw garbage there or you'll attract sharks.

Jab kaaṃaṃ. Don't attract fish (flies) with garbage.

aṃbai   (haṃbahiy).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -ik), 6(-i), 7.   Umpire; referee.  

aṃbōḷ   (haṃbeḷ).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Anvil.  

Kwōn noe ioon aṃbōḷ ṇe. Pound it on the anvil.

aṃbwidilā   (haṃbidiylay).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Umbrella; parasol.  

aṃonika   (haṃewnikah).   From Engl.   Harmonica.  

aṃoot   (haṃewet).   Variant form of anoot (hanewet).  

aṃōn   (haṃen).   Dialectal variant of aṃwin (haṃin).  

aṃtōk   (haṃtẹk).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Bite lips.  

Aolep iien ḷeeṇ ej aṃtōk ñe ej llu. He always bites his lips when he's angry.

aṃwin   (haṃin).   Dial. E, W: aṃōn (haṃen).   1(aṃwini-, aṃōna-, aṃōṇa-), 6(aṃōnān, aṃōṇan).   Water for washing hands.  

Kwōn itōktok aṃōnān ripālle rā. Draw water for these Americans to wash their hands with.

Dān eo aṃwiniṃ eo. Here's some water for you to wash your hands with.

aṃwin   (haṃin).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4.   Wash hands.  

Kwōn aṃwin(i) peiṃ ṃokta jān aṃ ṃōñā. Wash your hands before eating.

an   (han).   His soul; her soul; his; her; hers; its.  

an   (han).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7(ane tok, ḷọk, waj).   Overhaul; tune-up; get into prime running condition; work on a boat to make it sail fast.  

Kwōmaroñ ke kab ane tok riwut e waō? Would you then work on my toy canoe to make it fast?

Eṃōj an injinia eṇ ane tok injinlọk e aō im elukkuun ṃṃan an jerbal. My outboard engine has been tuned up by that mechanic and it's working perfectly.

an armeje doon   (han harmẹjẹy dewen).   idiom..   Feud; fight between relatives.  

Koṃro en jab an armeje doon bwe enaaj or bwijerro. You shouldn't fight each other or a great misfortune will result.

an mej eṇ   (han mẹj yeṇ).   1.   Weakness; shortcoming; disadvantage.  

Aṃ mej ṇe kọkkure ṃaak. That's your weakness, spending money.

An mej eṇ kiki in raan. That's his shortcoming, taking naps.

anan   (hanhan).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr ane), 4, 7.   Bait; lure; to chum for fish; decoy.  

Kwōn ane tok pako eṇ bwe jen dibōje. Lure that shark here so we can spear it.

Kwōn anan ḷọk bwe jen eọñōd. Go ahead and chum so that we can fish.

anbōro   (hanbẹrẹw).   1, 2(inf, tr -uk), 4, 6(-i).   Curry the favor of men or women with gifts.  

Kwōn jab anbōro kōn jāān kaṇe aō. Don't use my money to get in good with the girls.

Anbūri   (hanbiriy).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

anbwe   (hanbẹy).   5(anbwebwe), 6(-i), 7.   Coral finger extending out of a main coral head or reef.  

Kwōn kōjere wa in bwe enaaj itaak ilo anbwe ṇe. Change the course of this boat or it'll go aground on the anbwe.

anbwijban   (hanbijban).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e).   Left; left hand.  

Kwōn anbwijbane. Use your left hand.

anbwijmaroñ   (hanbijmareg°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e).   Right; right hand.  

Epidodo aō naaj anbwijmaroñe. It'll be easy for me to use my right hand.

Anbwilwa   (hanbilwah).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen; Rongelap.  

ane   (haney).   Transitive form of anan (hanhan).  

anekane   (haneykahney).   Also anōkkane (hanekkahney), ankane (hankahney).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 7.   Refuel a fire.  

anemkwōj   (hanemqej).   1(-a, -i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 7.   Freedom; liberty; independence; permission.  

Jab anemkwōje aṃ tutu iar. Don't swim without asking permission.

anen Etao   (hanen yetahwew).   From "soul of Etaō.   2, 4, 6(-i).   Epilepsy.  

aneptok   (hanepteq).   1(-i), 2.   Attractiveness; popularity.  

anidep   (haniydep).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Ball made from pandanus leaves; native ball game; play kickball.  

Rej anidepe bọọḷ eo nejiṃ. They're kicking your kick-ball.

Anidep   (haniydep).   From "native football game (ball made from pandanus leaves)".   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen. Eniwetok.  

anien   (haniyen).   From Engl. onion.   2(inf, tr -e), 5(-e), 6(-i).   Onion.  

Eaniene iiōk ṇe. That recipe uses lots of onions.

Anij   (hanij).   God.  

Anij in Inelep   (hanij yin yineylep).   Lord of Hosts.  

Anij Ḷapḷap   (hanij ḷapḷap).   Almighty God.  

anij raṇ   (hanij raṇ).   Idols; half gods, literally "those gods.".  

anijnij   (hanijnij).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4.   Spell, enchantment; magic; sorcery; witchcraft.  

Ejeḷā anijnij. He knows how to make magic.

anil   (hanil).   archaic.   Area from which soil has been taken.  

anilen   (haniylen).   slang.   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Fate; destiny.  

Jide im anilen bwe jen bar lo doon. It's lucky and our fate to see each other again.

anilen   (haniylen).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Infected.  

Eanilen kinej e peiū. This cut on my hand is infected.

anilik   (haniylik).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4.   Outer clothes; external.  

anilowa   (haniylewah).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4.   Underclothes; underwear.  

Kwōn anilowaik eok. Put on your underclothes.

animro-   (hanimrew-).   Also anmiro- (hanmirew-).   1(-a, -e), 6(-i).   Glimpse; glance.  

Animroon wōt eo ij lo an ettōrḷọk. I just caught a glimpse of him running.

anitta   (hanittah).   1(-i), 2, 4.   Ability to cast spell.  

Eḷap an anitta. He has the power to cast spells.

Anjeer   (hanjeyer).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

anjejjo   (hanjẹjjẹw).   Known by only a few.  

Anjejjo wōt kapen. Few people know navigation.

anji   (hanjiy).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 4.   Use witchcraft.  

anjidik   (hanjiydik).   Variant form of anjilik (hanjiylik).  

Anjiio   (hanjiyyew).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen. Rongelap.  

anjilik   (hanjiylik).   Also anjidik (hanjiydik).   2, 4, 6(-i).   Sickness, constant running nose; constant sneezing.  

anjin   (hanjin).   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 5(anjinjin, anitta), 6(-i).   Cast a spell on.  

Eanjinjin lōḷḷap eṇ. The old woman is always casting spells.

anjọ   (hanjaw).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Victory; win a victory; conquered; defeat; overcome; subdue; triumph; prevail.  

Irooj eo eṃōj an bōk anjọ. The chief won the battle.

Kōm ar anjọ ioer. We conquered them.

ankaan   (hankahan).   Also ṇakaan (ṇahkahan), anōkkaan (hanekkahan).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Feed a fire.  

Ankaane kijek ṇe bwe en jab kun. Put wood on the fire so it doesn't die out.

ankane   (hankahney).   Variant form of anekane (haneykahney).  

ankeke   (hankẹykẹy).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr ankiij), 3(inf, tr -ik), 4.   Crooked; gaff.  

ankiij   (hankiyij).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i).   Hook and pull.  

ankiij   (hankiyij).   Transitive form of ankeke (hankẹykẹy).  

ankilaa-   (hankilaha-).   1.   Will; desire; faculty.  

Ej jab ankilaō. It's not in my will.

ankilaak   (hankilahak).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e).   Give away freely.  

ankiliriab   (hankiliyriyab).   Also ankilriab (hankilriyab).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Hypocrisy; deceit; pretense; false-hearted.  

Elukkuun ankilriab. He's an absolute hypocrite.

ankoṇak   (hanqeṇak).   Variant form of aṇokṇak (haṇeqṇak).  

ankōmājur   (hankemajir°).   Variant form of ankōṃad (hankeṃad).  

ankōṃad   (hankeṃad).   Also ankōmājur (hankemajir°).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Take by surprise in hand combat.  

Ear ankōṃade em baiti. He hit him when he wasn't looking.

Ear ankōṃade em ejjeḷọk an ṃaroñ. He was unable to do anything for he was taken by surprise.

Enana ankōmājur. I don't like being taken by surprise.

Ankōnār   (hankẹnyar).   From Ḷōkōnear (ḷẹkẹnyar) |"name of Ralik chief who lived on Rongelap".   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen. Rongelap.  

Anlojet   (hanlẹwjẹt).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

anlọk   (hanlaq).   Steer a course with land on onẹs bow.  

anlọk   (hanlaq).   Variant form of allọk (hallaq).  

anmiiñ   (hanmiyig).   1(-i), 2, 4.   Left hand; left half of human body.  

anmiro-   (hanmirew-).   Variant form of animro- (hanimrew-).  

anmooṇ   (hanmeweṇ).   1(-i), 2, 4.   Right hand; right half of human body.  

Anṃōden   (hanṃedyen).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Likiep.  

anṃōkadede   (hanṃekadẹydẹy).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Nephrolepis acutifolia similar to the familiar "Boston ferñ; found on the moister (more southerly) islands.  

annañ   (hannag).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Shadow; reflection; picture; diagram; plan; shape; silhouette; outline; caricature; image; profile; replica; statue; example.  

Kwōj lo ke annañūṃ ilo kilaaj eṇ? Do you see your reflection in the mirror?

Annañe tok ṃōk ḷōmān wa eo waaṃ. Draw me a picture of your boat.

annañ   (hannag).   6(-i).   A bird, small, about the size of a butterfly, lives in rocks around the shores of the Northwest Marshalls, smells sweet.  

annañinmej   (hannaginmẹj).   Shadow of death.  

Annānu   (hannaniw).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  

annen   (hannen).   Also alen (halen).   One more time.  

Annen eo in im kōjro etal. Once more before we go.

Annenep   (hannenep).   A plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). Utirik.  

anniabeab   (hanniyabyab).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Flighty; emotionally unstable.  

Kwōn jab kkure ippān ḷeeṇ bwe eanniabeab. Don't play with him because he's unstable.

annor   (hannẹr°).   2(inf, tr -e, annire), 4, 6(-i), 7.   A special kind of knot.  

Juon e kain annor koban jeḷā. This is a special kind of knot you'll never learn.

anoot   (hanewet).   Also aṃoot (haṃewet).   2, 4, 6(-i).   A game, tag.  

anōk   (hanek).   1(-i), 2, 4, 7.   Trace; pattern; follow trail or track; imitate; copy.  

Ḷōṃaro rej anōkḷọk jinok eo jinokwan wōn eo. Those fellows are following the trail of a turtle.

Kwōn jab anōk aō jeje. Don't imitate my writing.

Kwōn anōk joñak e. Follow this pattern.

anōḷ   (haneḷ).   1(-i), 6(-i).   Dial.  

Ejorrāān anōḷin waj e aō. The dial of my watch is broken.

anōr   (hanher).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr anōre), 3, 7.   Graze; just touch.  

Bọọḷ eo eanōr(e) pijja eo. The ball grazed the pitcher.

anpakolu   (hanpakewliw).   6(-i).   Left-overs of a shark.  

Jenaaj itene anpakolu e? What are we going to do with the leftovers of the shark?

Anperia   (hanpẹyriyah).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  

anri-   (hanri-).   vulgar.   1, 6(-i).   Anus.  

Antakḷōñar   (hantakḷegar).   From Takḷōnar (takḷegar) |"name of wife of Ḷōkōnear".   3, 6(-i).   A plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Rongelap, Jaluit, Likiep, and Arno. (Stone).  

antena   (hantẹynah).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -ik), 6(-i).   Antenna.  

Enaaj ṃṃan ñe kwōnaaj antenaiki. It's going to work once you put up an antenna for it.

Anuujjeep   (haniwijjeyep).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

Anuwōt   (haniwwet).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

aṇokṇak   (haṇeqṇak).   Also ankoṇak (hanqeṇak).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Covet; appropriate others' property; covetousness; take by force that which one does not own.  

Jab aṇokṇake pālen rūturuṃ. Don't covet your neighbor's wife.

aṇtọọn   (haṇtawan).   From "man named Anton noted for calculating prowess".   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Use onẹs head; do mental arithmetic; estimate; reckon.  

Iar aṇtọọne wūn eo. I worked the problem in my head.

  (hag).   1(-i), 6(-i).   Wind; breeze.  

Añ ōt in? Where is the wind coming from?

añak   (hagak).   6(-i).   Live at home of deceased during the week following death, relatives and spouse.  

Iien añak ilju. The period of añak starts tomorrow.

Kōjro ilān añak ippān rimej eṇ. Let's go añak with the deceased.

añal   (hagal).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 7.   Attracted.  

Ta in ej kaañal tok ḷọñ? What is attracting the flies?

añañe   (haghagey).   1(-i), 2, 8, 9.   Drowsy; groggy; hungry; see uwaañ añ.  

Ilukkuun añañe. I'm really hungry.

añijwiwi   (hagijwiywiy).   Also añjuwiwi (hagjiwiywiy).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Gust; whirlwind.  

Eañijwiwi tok. The wind is coming in gusts.

añinene   (haginyẹnẹy).   Uneven sailing wind in lee of an islet.  

añinlur   (haginlir°).   A breeze forecasting calm weather.  

Epaak tok wōt rak ke eñin eañinlur. Summer is very near as we can tell from the breeze.

añinraanjitbōnmar   (haginrahanjitbenmar).   Wind that gathers strength as it reaches the treetops.  

añinwoḷā   (haginweḷay).   Also aunwōḷā (hawinweḷay).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Roof brace.  

Eṃṃan ñe kwōañinwoḷāiki bwe en pen. It would be better if you put braces to strengthen it.

añjarjar   (hagjarjar).   archaic.   1, 2, 5(añjarjare), 7, 8, 9.   Gusty wind; talk that hurts the feelings.  

Ij kajineete eok ke eañjarjar an lōḷḷap eṇ kōnnaan. I'm warning you beforehand that she is an old lady with a sharp tongue.

añjānjān   (hagjanjan).   From (hag) |"wind".   2, 6(-i).   Steady light breeze.  

añjebwāālel   (hagjebayalyẹl).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Lost; not know which way to go.  

Iañjebwāālel. I'm confused and don't know which way to go.

añjerak   (hagjerak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(añjerake).   Exposed to wind and air.  

Eañjerake ṃwiin. This house is exposed to the wind.

añkidid   (hagkidid).   From "wind", kidid "wandering tattler", which spends winter months in the islands.   Onset of calm season; April or May.  

añkijep   (hagkijyep).   Also añkōj (hagkẹj).   Handkerchief.  

añkō   (hagkeh).   From Engl. anchor.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ūk, -ik), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Anchor.  

añkwōl   (hagqel).   From "wind", kwōl "sanderling".   Onset of the windy season; November or December.  

añlọkwi-   (haglaqi-).   1.   Outward appearance.  

añḷap   (hagḷap).   From (hag) |"wind", ḷap (ḷap) |"big".   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Exaggerate.  

Eṃōj aṃ añḷap. Why don't you stop exaggerating.

aññat   (haggat).   Violent storm.  

añōltak   (hageltak).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Westerly breeze.  

añōlto   (hageltẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Easterly breeze.  

añōltok   (hagelteq).   6(-i).   Appearance; material quality.  

añōneañ   (hagenyag).   3.   Wintertime; harvest time for arrowroot; windy season; autumn; season of drought; dry season.  

añōppāl   (hagẹppal).   2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   A canoe with its sail flapping.  

Aḷe, ta wūnin an wa eṇ añōppāl? Mister, why is that canoe's sail flapping.

añōt   (hagẹt).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Drawing much water causing it to be hard to paddle or sail, nautical.  

Eḷap an añōt wa in. This boat is drawing a lot of water (and being impeded thereby).

añōtñōt   (hagẹtgẹt).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Request; importunate; entreat.  

Iar añōtñōt ñane im ṃōk ak ear jab uwaak. I importunated him so much that I got tired, but he didn't answer.

añtūkli   (hagtikliy).   6(-i).   Canoe part, waveguard on both sides of sailing canoe.  

añur   (hag°ir).   Variant form of uññūr (wiggir).  

añūr   (hagir).   From Engl. hanker.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaañūrñūr), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Crave cigarettes.  

Eḷap añūr in kōn an jañin itok wa. People here are craving cigarettes since the ship hasn't come yet.

Ij kaañūrñūr ṃokta im ḷak ṃōj, kōbaatat. I'm going to wait till I'm really dying before having a cigarette.

añūrlep   (hagirlep).   1(-i), 2, 4.   Smoking addict.  

ao   (hahwew).   2, 6(-i).   Halo; white spot on the head of the brown noddy (pejwak) bird; oil found under the shell of a turtle; legendary power given by Jebro to Jekad; a legendary bird.  

Joñan an jjetōbtōb, eao. He is so spiritual, he has a halo on his head.

Aon irooj eṇ ekọkkure. The special power of that chief can make you sick (if you have displeased him).

aod   (hawed).   Also aode (hawedey).   1(aodei-), 2, 3, 6(-a).   Wake of a boat; challenge.  

Ear naajdik wa eo juon aod. He passed in front of the other boat. (He fed the other boat a wake.)

Kijeṃ eo aod. Let's see you try this.

aoj   (hawej).   Bed (old word used in Bible).  

Aojañ   (hawejag).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

aol   (hawel).   Also awal (hawal).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, piha, Spratelloides delicatulus; minnow.  

aolep   (hawelep).   1(-a), 3, 6(-a).   All; total; every; both; entire.  

aolep iien   (hawelep 'yiyen).   Also iien otemjej ('yiyen wẹtẹmjẹj).   Always.  

Etke ej kakūtōtōik eok aolep iien? Why is she always teasing you?

aolep raan   (hawelep rahan).   From aolep (hawelep) |"all", raan (rahan) |"day".   Daily.  

aolōk   (hawẹlẹk).   1, 2(inf, tr -e, aolike), 3, 5(-e), 6(-i).   A coelenterate, Portuguese man-o-war; genus Physalia.  

aoḷ   (haweḷ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e) 3, 4, 6(-i).   Dispute; complain; bewail onẹs state; quarrel; legendary fish banished by Jebro to be eaten by other fish.  

aoḷōt   (hawẹḷẹt).   A fish, leather-jack, Scomberoides lysan.  

Aoḷōt   (hawẹlẹt).   See aoḷōt "leather-jack".   A constellation; stars in Draco; shaped like leather-jack fish (theta, eta, zeta) whose head (theta) has been pierced by a spear (18, 19): Ṃade-eo-an-Aoḷōt.  

aop   (hawep).   Dial. W, E: aweep (haweyep).   3, 6(-i).   An animal, tree lizard, green and black, Dasia smaragdina.  

aor   (hawer).   2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i).   Door; entrance; threshold; gateway.  

Kwōnaaj aore ṃōṇe ñāāt? When are you installing a door in that house?

aorak   (hawerak).   3, 5(-e), 6(-i).   A shell, Strombidae; Lambis crocata/scorpius/lambis; spider shell.  

aorōk   (hawẹrẹk).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Valuable; precious; essential; important; vital.  

aotak   (hawetak).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, striped mullet, Chelon vaigiensis.  

  (hahẹh).   My soul; my; mine.  

  (haheh).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr aūn), 3, 4.   Swim.  

aō in kijdik   (haheh yin kijdik).   From "swimming of rats".   2, 4, 6(-i).   Tread water.  

aōṇōṇ   (haheṇheṇ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4.   Paddle; row.  

ap   (hap).   Way or manner of doing something; method.  

Ikōṇaan ap jab ṇe wōjaṃ. I like your method.

apa   (hapah).   Formant in place names.  

apañ   (hapag).   1(-i), 2, 3(st inf kaapañpañ, tr kaapañ(e)), 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Harass; hem in; crowded; cramped; balk; hindered; hassle.  

Eapañ kōn ajri eo nājin. His child is getting in his way.

Ajri eo nājin ej kaapañ an jerbal. His child is impeding his work.

Ejjeḷam apañin. What a hassle.

apap   (haphap).   Also apep (hapyẹp).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr apij), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Pinching, with finger; nip.  

Lale bwe apapin ekōmmetak. (Behave, children), or he'll pinch and hurt you.

Etke kwaar apij ajiri eo? Why did you pinch the child?

apaproro   (haphaprẹwrẹw).   Also aproro (haprẹwrẹw).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik, -uk), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Dubious; indecisive; conscience; undecided; in a dilemma.  

Ejjeḷọk wōt apaproroū. My conscience is really troubled.

Men eo ear ba ear kaapaproroik eō. What he said troubled my conscience.

Iaproro in kōṃṃane men eṇ. I don't think I should do that.

Kwōn jab apaproro. Don't be undecided. (Make up your mind.)

Ta ṇe ej kaapaprorouk eok? Why can't you decide?

apar   (hapar).   1(-a), 3, 4.   Put alongside; rim; edge; border on mat or stone edge of road; prop.  

Pet eo aparaṃ eo. Here is a pillow to put alongside you.

apar   (hapar).   From apar (hapar)|.   2, 4.   Witnesses in marriage.  

Wōn ej apar ñan koṃro? Who will be your witnesses?

apar   (hapar).   From apar (hapar) |"stone markers along road".   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 7.   Escort.  

Jentoki ko raar apare inej in waan baaṃ ko. The fighters flew escort for the bombers.

Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar apare būrejtōn eo. The police escorted the president.

apā   (hapay).   Cave under reef shelf.  

apād   (hapad).   2(inf, tr -e), 4(riapād), 7.   Lie in wait for; ambush; waylay; snoop; stalk someone or something.  

Ij apād kake bu e. I am waiting with a gun.

Ij apāde ḷeeṇ kōn bu e. I am waiting for him with a gun.

apdik   (hapdik).   3, 3+5, 5(apdikdik), 8.   Less in quantity; diminish; lessen.  

Eapdikḷọk jidik menọknọk ko. The junk is getting cleaned up bit by bit.

Kwōn jino im kaapdikdik aṃ jerbal. Start getting your work out of the way little by little.

apeltak   (hapeltak).   Dial. W: rāpeltak (raypeltak), E: rapeltak (rahpeltak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Cramped; clumsy.  

Ejjeḷọk apeltakin an jeje. The way he writes is really clumsy.

Ejjeḷọk (ot) apeltakū. I am clumsy.

Ij jab apeltak. I am not clumsy.

Iapeltak kōn men kākaṇ. I am cramped by those things.

apeñāñā   (hapegaygay).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4.   Wasted away; emaciated; very thin.  

apep   (hapyẹp).   Variant form of apap (haphap).  

apep   (hapyẹp).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Fishing method, using woven brown coconut fronds to catch sardines and minnows as they are chased ashore by bigger fish.  

Kōm ar apep im booḷ iep eo. We caught sardines using the apep method and filled the basket.

apet   (hapẹt).   Also apit (hapit).   1(apeti-), 6(apetin).   Canoe part, curved piece connecting outrigger to hull.  

apkaaj   (hapkahaj).   From Engl. half-caste.   3, 4, 6(-i).   Half-caste; hybrid.  

aplep   (haplep).   1(-i), 2, 4, 6(-i).   Wilful disobedience; lasciviousness.  

aplo   (haplew).   1, 2, 3(inf, tr -uk), 5(aapelolo), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Slur onẹs words; babble; incoherent.  

Jimañūñ eban jab kaaplouk an kōnnaan. Toddy always slurs his speech.

Eaplolo an jipij. The speech he made was slurred from beginning to end.

Eaplolo jipij eo an. The speech he composed was such that it was slurred no matter who read it.

aploñloñ   (hapleg°leg°).   Also appelōñlōñ (happelẹglẹg), abbwilōñlōn (habbilegleg).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 4.   Aggravation; disturbance; enervate; discomfort; bothered; nagged; vexed.  

Jab kōṃṃan aploñloñ bwe enaaj or tariṇae. Stop causing a disturbance or a war may erupt.

appelōñlōñ   (happelẹglẹg).   Also abbwilōñlōñ (habbilegleg).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 4.   Variant form of aploñloñ (hapleg°leg°).  

aproro   (haprẹwrẹw).   Variant form of apaproro (haphaprẹwrẹw).  

ar   (har).   2.   Past tense.  

ar   (har).   Lagoon beach; directional, enclitic, toward the lagoon side.  

Ej mmaan iar. It's anchored on the lagoon side.

Eṃweeaar wa eo. The boat has entered the lagoon.

ar   (har).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr arin, ari), 6(-i).   Class; category; segment; image; copy; imitate actions of others; mock.  

Arōt ṇe? What class is that?

Arōṃṃan. High class

Kwōn jab lo ar. Don't mock.

Kwōn jab arin ḷeeṇ bwe enaaj jook. Don't imitate him or he'll be ashamed.

arar   (harhar).   2(inf, tr aruj(i)), 6(-i), 7.   Poke with something; stir food or fire with a stick.  

Kwōn aruji kōn aḷaḷ ṇe. Poke it with that stick.

arar   (harhar).   Also arọr (harhar°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr aruj), 7.   Pick out food from teeth; pick out splinters; extricate, as meat from clam.  

Eor ke kein arar ñi? Do you have a toothpick?

Ṃōjin an ṃōñā ear aruj ñiin. After he ate he picked his teeth.

Kwōn aruj tenaḷ e peiū. Pick the splinter out of my hand.

are   (harey).   Also ari (hariy).   archaic.   Lagoon beach of; old construct form of ar; modern form, arōn.  

ari   (hariy).   Transitive form of ar (har).  

ari-   (hari-).   1, 2, 6(-i).   Like; similar to; imitate; mimic; emulate; simulate.  

Ear al im arin Eḷbōj Būrejle. He sang and mimicked Elvis Presley.

Etke kwōj jab arin rukkwōjarjar? Why aren't you like a saint?

Kwōn jab arū bwe ña rinana. Don't follow my example for i'm a bad model.

arin   (harin).   Transitive form of ar (har).  

Arin-Mājlep   (harin-majlep).   See ar: "image of Mājlep".   A constellation; epsilon, zeta, omega Aquilae.  

arkooḷ   (harqeweḷ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3.   Alcohol.  

Nōōj ro raar arkooḷe niñniñ eo bwe en dik ḷọk an pipa. The nurses rubbed alcohol on the baby to reduce its fever.

armej   (harmẹj).   3, 5(armije), 6(-i).   Person; people; human being; folk; individual.  

Earmije ānin. This island has lots of people. Or This island is inhabited.

armej jeedwa   (harmẹj jeedwah).   Also armej jaduwa (harmẹj jahdiwah).   6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Stranger, tramp, vagabond.  

Armej jeedwaan in ia raṇe? Where are those strangers from?

Iarmej jeedwaḷọk iānin jān eok. I'm more of a stranger on this island than you.

armej waan   (harmẹj wahan).   Common people; commoner; riffraff.  

arṃwe   (harṃey).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, tree Pipturus argenteus (Forst. F.) Weddell. (Urticaceae);. A rather common tree with simple, acuminate leaves; almost palmately nervose; and minute flowers borne in pendent axillary racemes. The fruits are small, soft, whitish berries. The best fibres provide good cordage. (see Loarṃwe (lewharṃey).).  

arokrā   (hareqray).   Variant form of arorā (harewray).  

aroñ   (hareg°).   3, 3+4, 6(-i), 3+7.   A fish, African pompano; Hynnis cubensis.  

arorā   (harewray).   Also arokrā (hareqray).   archaic.   2(inf, tr -iki), 3, 4.   Carry in one hand.  

Kwōn jab arorāiki niñniñ ṇe bwe enaaj wōtlọk. Don't carry the baby with one hand or you'll drop it.

arot   (har°et).   archaic.   A game, similar to "drop the handkerchief"; circle around a pandanus tree, with person who is "it" dropping a discarded pandanus key behind someone.  

arōk   (harek).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   Miserly; covetous; greedy; stingy.  

Arōk ṃweiuk. Greedy for wealth.

Arōk jāān. Greedy for money.

Arōk ṃaak. Greedy for money.

Arōk ṃani. Greedy for money.

arōk kōrā   (harek keray).   Jealous; possessive of women.  

Eḷap an arōk kōrā ḷeeṇ. He is jealous and possessive of his wife.

arōk menọknọk   (harek menaqnaq).   Miserly, even of worthless objects.  

Earōk menọknọk ḷeeṇ. He is a pack rat--saves any old thing--even trash.

arōk naan   (harek nahan).   Gossip.  

Kōrā eḷap aer arōk naan. Women like to gossip.

arōṃṃan   (hareṃṃan).   Well born; well-bred; high-born person; high-class person.  

arōnpe   (harenpey).   Also adenpe (hadenpẹy).   A fish, a shark.  

arro   (harrew).   Our souls; ours; our, dual inclusive.  

arrom   (har°r°em).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 8.   Eyes dim with age; perceive indistinctly; peer.  

Ḷōḷḷap eo ear arrome wōt an armej eo deḷọñ tok. The old man could hardly recognize the person who came in.

arrukwikwi   (har°r°iqiyqiy).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4.   Ticklish; squeamish.  

Kwōn jab kaarrukwikwiik katū. Don't tickle my side.

aruj   (har°ij).   Transitive form of arar (harhar).  

aruṃwijṃwij   (har°iṃijṃij).   Variant form of aruñijñij (har°igijgij).  

aruñijñij   (har°igijgij).   Also aruṃwijṃwij (har°iṃijṃij), arruñijñij (har°r°igijgij), aorñijñij (hawergijgij).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4.   Wake up, unwillingly; sleepy; groggy.  

Eḷap aō kar aruñijñij ke ej jibboñ. I didn't feel like waking up this morning.

Kwōn jab kaaruñijñiji eok make. Stop making yourself sleepy.

at   (hat).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   Hat.  

Epād ia at eo aō? Where is my hat?

Ña ij kaat. I'm looking for a hat.

Atin ia ṇe aṃ? Where did you get that hat from?

at   (hat).   1(-i).   Gall bladder; seat of brave emotions; seat of ambition; bile.  

Ekajoor atin ñan kōṃṃane men eṇ. He's not afraid to do that.

Ekajoor atin ñan kkōnono ñan armej. He's not afraid to speak to people.

at   (hat).   5(ate), 6(-i).   Bow waves from a ship.  

Wa ṇe ḷe eate. The boat cuts through the water beautifully.

atabuñ   (hathabig°).   3.   Ripe fruit, fallen to the ground.  

Būki waj atabuñ kā im kōmatti. Take these fruit and cook them.

atad   (hatad).   Also ḷōḷ (ḷeḷ).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Wire leader, used in fishing.  

Bōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇe. Maybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hook

Atadin ilarak. Trolling wire leader.

atajinemjen   (hatajinemjen).   1(-i), 2, 4, 6(-i).   Orphan.  

atak   (hatak).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Tow; pull.  

Kwōn atake wa ṇe. Tow that boat.

atake   (hatakẹy).   From Japn. hatake.   Farm; garden.  

Ennọ kobban atake eṇ an. The fruits of his farm are delicious.

atakiia   (hatakiyyah).   1(-i), 2, 7, 8, 9.   Hard to drag in water (see atakiie (hatakiyyẹy)).  

atakiie   (hatakiyyẹy).   1(-i), 2, 7, 8, 9.   Easy to drag in water (see atakiia (hatakiyyah)).  

atanijo   (hataniyjew).   archaic.   1(-i), 2, 4, 6(-i).   Work together.  

Koṃwin itok jen atanijo im bwillọke wa e. Come let's work together and launch this boat.

atar   (hatar).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 7.   Go alongside of.  

Atare ṃōk wa ṇeṇe. Go alongside of that canoe there.

atar   (hatar).   slang.   2(inf, tr -e), 7.   Compare oneself with another; match; compete; paint or chop up to a line in canoe building.  

Koban atare likao eṇ. You can't compare youself with him.

Itok kōjro jekab em atar doon. Let's see which of us is better at checkers.

Atar erran. Paint or chop up to the charcoal mark (older expression for atarḷain)

atartar   (hatartar).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 4+3, 7, 3+7, 10(atōrak).   Lean upon; lean back; adjoining; depend on people; rest on; come alongside; sit close together.  

Wa eo eṇ eatartar ṃaan wab. The ship is tied up at the end of the pier.

atat   (hathat).   From at (hat)|.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr kaatat(e)), 4+3, 7.   Wear a hat.  

Kwōn atat bwe edet. Wear a hat because the sun is hot.

Ewi wāween atatin Toni? How does Tony wear his hat?

Kwōn kaatate ḷadik ṇe. Put a hat on that boy.

atat   (hathat).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, vine, Triumfetta procumbens Forst. f. (Tiliaceae);. A creeping woody herb with yellow 5-petaled flowers. The stems are dried and used for light cordage; the roots provide a brownish dye. N.  

atbọkwōj   (hatbaqej).   Also bọkwōj (baqej).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 7.   Embrace; cuddle; strain.  

Kwōn atbọkwōj niñniñ e bwe epiọ. Cuddle this baby because it's chilly.

atebar   (hatẹybar).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3(st inf kaatebarbar, tr kaatebar), 4, 5(aattebarbar).   Impatient; tense; jealous.  

Eḷap aō atebar kōn an luujḷọk wōt tiim e aō. I am impatient because my team keeps losing.

Kwōn jab kaatebare bwe emaroñ bwebwe. Stop making him jealous or he'll go crazy.

ati   (hatiy).   Also atiti (hatiytiy).   Rack for heat or smoke drying.  

An wōn in ati? Whose ati is this?

atiḷọọr   (hatiyḷawar).   Variant form of ḷwaar.  

atin kọọnjeḷ   (hatin kawanjeḷ).   Variant form of ṃọkwōd (ṃaqed).  

Atinek   (hatinyẹk).   From atin (hatin) |"gall bladder of", ek (yẹk) |"fish".   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen.  

atiti   (hatiytiy).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Smoke; dry fish or copra by heat; parch.  

Kwōn atitiik waini kaṇe bwe ren ṃōrā ḷọk. Smoke that copra so that it will get drier.

atkadu   (hatkadiw).   A fish, moi, Polydactylus sexfilis.  

atlaḷ   (hatlaḷ).   1(-i), 6(-i).   Lower jaw.  

atlo   (hatlew).   1(-i), 2, 4.   Magical power of speech; sorcerer whose speech has magical power.  

Eḷap an kajoor atlo in ḷeeṇ. He can enchant people with his words.

atlōñ   (hatlẹg).   1(-i).   Upper jaw.  

ato   (hatẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kaatoto, tr kaatuwe), 7.   Take off of fire; come out of water.  

Kwōn kaatuwe ainbat ṇe. Take that pot off the fire.

atok   (hateq).   Dial. E only; see itok (yiteq).   2.   Come.  

atōrak   (haterak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 7.   Lean; perfective form of atartar (hatartar).  

Kwōn jab atōrak bwe jebane eok. Don't lean (on me) because I can't support you.

atōrej   (hateryej).   From Engl. address.   2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   Address a letter.  

Iar atōreje lōta eo aō ñan ledik eo jera. I addressed the letter to my girl.

Kwōmaroñ atōrejetok ñan ña. You can address it to me.

atro   (hatrew).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -uk), 3, 4.   Pandanus mat for sail cover; cover a sail.  

Kwōn atrouk wōjḷā ṇe bwe en jab ute. Cover that sail so that it doesn't get rained on.

attūkoko   (hattikewkew).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -uk, -ik), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Eat garbage; eat left-overs.  

Kwōn jab attūkoko bwe enaaj metak lọjieṃ. Don't eat scraps or you will get a stomach ache.

atūñ   (hatig).   3, 6(-i).   Land crab, brown.  

aubō   (hawibẹh).   1, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Fishing method, spearfishing on reef.  

Eṃṃan bōkā in ñan aubō. The tide is just right for spearfishing on the reef.

audaṃ   (hawidaṃ).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, parrotfish, Callyodon bataviensis; Batavian parrotfish.  

audik   (hawidik).   Steer canoe with paddle on right of stern to keep bow straight; paddle is usually on left of stern.  

auj   (hawij).   From Engl. out.   2, 3(inf kawūjwūj, tr -i), 4, 6(-i).   Get nabbed; caught; reach a goal.  

Ear auj jān jemān ledik eo. He was caught by the girl's father

Ear kawūjwūj im auj. He played solitaire and reached his goal

aujek   (hawijẹk).   Also aojek (hawẹjẹk).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e, aujike), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Stir.  

Ear aujek ṃakṃōk. She made some starch.

Kwōn aujeke bwe en jab tuḷar. Stir it so it doesn't burn.

aujepaḷ   (hawijephaḷ).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 7, 8, 9.   Clumsy; lanky; unwieldy; gangling.  

Eaujepaḷ wōt eṇ ḷaddik. What a gangling boy he is.

aujiid   (hawijiyid).   Also aujid (hawijid).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Trap; snare.  

Eor ke kwōnaṇ aujjiid eo aṃ? Did you catch any birds in your snare?

Kwōn aujidi bao eṇ. Snare that bird.

aujọjọ   (hawijawjaw).   Also aojọjọ (hawejawjaw).   3, 6(-i).   Disturbance caused in water by canoe or fish.  

Ek rot eṇ ej aujọjọ ijjuweo? What kind of fish is that stirring up the water over there?

aujpitōḷ   (hawijpiteḷ).   From Engl.   4, 6(-i).   Hospital.  

aujrọñrọñ   (hawijrag°rag°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 7.   Bristle; stick up, on head or canoe.  

Ta ṇe ej aujrọñrọñ eoon bōraṃ? What's that on top of your head?

Aujtōrōlia   (hawijtereliyah).   From Engl.   4.   Australia.  

aujwe   (hawijwẹy).   A fish.  

auḷakḷak   (hawiḷakḷak).   6(-i).   Spoon made from chip of green coconut husk.  

auḷeḷe   (hawiḷeyḷey).   Also aoḷeḷe (haweḷeyḷey).   2, 6(-i), 7.   Mill around, of small fish.  

aunel   (hawinyẹl).   3, 6(-i).   A fish.  

aunij   (hawinij).   From Engl.   Ounce.  

Jete aunijin ek eo? How many ounces did the fish weigh?

aunwōḷā   (hawinweḷay).   Variant form of añinwōḷā.  

Aunwōḷān-lañ   (hawinweḷayan-lag).   A constellation; sigma in Sagittarius and beta Librae; an arc drawn between these two stars and extended to Polaris in the north and Hydrus in the south is called "the diagonal timber of heaveñ which divides the summer sky into east and west.  

auretam   (hawireytam).   archaic.   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 4.   To paddle a canoe on the starboard side to change course.  

Kwōn auretame wa ne bwe en jab itaak. Paddle on the starboard to keep the canoe from hitting the coral head.

aut   (hawit).   Formant in place names; see out.  

autak   (hawitak).   3, 4+3, 6.   A fish.  

Autakin ia ṇe? Where did you get that autak?

  (hahih).   1, 2, 4.   Be dying; near death.  

Juon eṇ rinañinmej eaū. A sick person is dying there.

aūn   (hahin).   Transitive form of (haheh).  

awa   (hawah).   From Engl.   1(-a), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3(kaawawa), 6(-a).   Hour; clock; time.  

Ij etal kiiō bwe eawaūk eō. I'm going now because i'm late.

Kōjro kaawawa ijin. Let's kill time here.

Awai   (hawahyiy).   4.   Hawaii.  

awal   (hawal).   Variant form of aol (hawel).  

aweep   (haweyep).   Dialectal variant of aop (hawep).  

awetak   (haweytak).   2(inf, tr -e), 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i).   Part.  

Eban peljo bwe ealikkar awetak eṇ an. You can't miss him because of his outstanding part.

awi   (hawiy).   archaic.   Chiefly carriage and demeanor.  

awiia   (hawiyyah).   1(-a), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 8, 9.   Wild; undomesticated; barbaric; savage (see awiie (hawiyyẹy)).  

Kwōn jab kaawiiaik bao eṇ. Don't make that chicken wild.

awiia   (hawiyyah).   A game, dare base (two bases).  

awiie   (hawiyyẹy).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 8, 9.   Tame; domesticated (see awiia (hawiyyah)).  

awōj   (hahwẹj).   Dialectal variant of iwōj (yiwẹj).  

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