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cabbage  
Chinese cabbage.  nappa

cacao  
cacao.  kakau

cage  
bird cage.  dohnmahn

cake  
cake.  keik
food, rodma cake, cooked quickly and keeping only one day.  rodma dok
food, cake made from banana or taro.  pihlohlo
food, cake made from taro and bananas or pandanus, and baked overnight.  rodma

call  
chicken calling.  duhkdukduk
to call (a name).  panginki
to call (a trained bird).  sihsisihsi
to call; to arouse; to awaken.  pangin
to call; to shout; to arouse.  poangpoang

calm  
calm (of waves breaking on reef).  jok₂
calm or fine (of weather).  molun
cloudless and calm.  doapw
patient; restrained, calm; hard to provoke.  kanangma
to calm; to placate; to coax.  pakrikrik

camera  
picture; camera.  kilεl

camphor  
camphor.  kampa

can  
can.  dihn
milk can.  mεlikkan
to be able, can₁.  kak₁

cancel  
to cancel.  kajo

candy  
candy.  kandi

cane  
crutches; cane.  jokon

canoe  
canoe.  war₁
canoe line used to shorten sail, ?halliard.  diliej
canoe line, halliard.  mwahn
canoe line, sheet.  li₂
canoe line, shroud.  joalin pohn dam
canoe line, stay₁.  joahmwur
canoe part.  nεhnparakko
canoe part, a piece laid across the canoe stabilizing outrigger and poang.  pwokor
canoe part, connecting piece for apid and outrigger boom.  pwoais
canoe part, curved pieces connecting outrigger to canoe hull.  apid₁
canoe part, fin-like projection on bow of a canoe to keep waves from splashing in.  kapwidpwid
canoe part, grooved end of rajakmwein used to hold sail in place.  kεpεlpεl
canoe part, hold of a canoe.  dai
canoe part, individual cross-pieces of outrigger platform.  kεininεrε
canoe part, masthead block.  lod₂
canoe part, piece added to build up the bow₁ of a canoe.  jimw₂
canoe part, pieces connecting pwij to pwaij.  wahnpwij
canoe part, platform on the lee side.  poang
canoe part, struts on the outrigger.  kia₁
canoe part, the spring bow on the outrigger.  pwij₁
canoe part, upper part of the outrigger float to which supports are lashed.  pwaij₂
canoe part, vertical wall board on the poang side of a canoe hull.  kaso₁
canoe rollers.  doauloang
toy canoe.  war pwilpwil
toy canoe made from oaroahr in ni..  warεn dinamw

canvas  
canvas.  kainpis

cap  
cap.  kεp

cape  
cape (of land).  imwin japw
cape (on a reef); knee.  pwiki

capital  
capital.  poajoankoahn
hub; capital; political, economic, etc. heart.  poahjoan

capsize  
capsized by being turned too far into the wind.  doahla
to capsize by turning sail too far into the wind.  kadoahla

captain  
captain.  kεpdεn

car  
car.  jidohsa

carabao  
carabao.  karpau

caramel  
caramel.  kiaramεru

card  
playing card.  kahs₂
playing card.  pileikahs
playing card; deck of cards.  pilei

cardinal fish  
fish sp., cardinal fish.  majahu
fish sp., kind of cardinal fish found inside the reef.  majahu in likin woahp
fish sp., kind of cardinal fish found outside the reef.  majahu in likin wos

cards  
playing card; deck of cards.  pilei

care  
concerned; to care about; diligent.  injino
to care about, pay attention to or be attentive to.  kasahwεnε

careful  
careful.  kanai

careless  
careless with a boat or canoe.  jekeinwa
squandering; wasteful; careless.  joakroau

cargo  
cargo; things; toys.  koapwoa

carpenter  
carpenter.  daiksang
carpenter.  kapinsoa

carry  
to carry.  wijik
to carry a heavy object slung over shoulder.  doalngoak
to carry on the back.  umpang
to carry on the hip.  kahpwla
to carry on the shoulder.  aproapoar
to carry on the shoulder.  aproa
to carry under arm.  apid₂
to carry with a yoke.  inani
to carry; to bring; to take.  wa

cart  
small cart pulled by handles, travois.  dompiki
two-wheeled cart.  kurma

cartilege  
cartilege.  ngorngor₂

carton  
carton (of cigarettes).  pwohr₂

cartoon  
cartoon; clown.  mangga

case  
bookcase.  dohnpuk
suitcase; case; trunk.  kapang₂

cash  
cash box or safe.  kingko

casino  
card game, casino.  siwihp

cast  
fishing method, to cast for oarong.  kas oarong
fishing method, to cast for soap.  kas soap
fishing method, to cast with a net.  kaskas₂

castrate  
to castrate.  lεklεk
to castrate.  lεkε

cat  
cat.  kas₁

catch  
caught.  dordi
caught.  lo
caught on a barb.  koahjdi
to have caught a lot of fish; to have had a successful fishing trip.  pok₃
his catch.  koanoah
to catch (birds) with glue; to glue.  pwil
to catch (people or animals).  dor₁
to catch (with hands or with some instrument).  dapoar
to catch fish (of birds).  winεhk
to catch in the act; to catch (birds).  jip₁
to catch in the act; to catch (birds).  jip₁
to catch in the act; to catch (birds).  jipoar
to catch in the act; to catch (birds).  jipoar
to catch lobster.  ko wuronna
to catch up; to chase.  kokohj
to catch; to hold; to keep.  koldi
to catch; to play catch.  dapdap
to pull up; to catch (fish).  oapihda
to try to catch.  doaroa₁
to try to catch, to hunt; to try to conquer or to defeat.  kaloe
to try to catch; to catch on.  jaik
to try to catch; to catch on.  jaik

catcher  
catcher.  kajji

caterpiller  
caterpiller; millipede.  limwoskaras

catholic  
catholic.  kahdlik

caulk  
to caulk with pitch.  pid₂

cause  
reason; purpose; cause.  kahrεpoa
to cause.  kahrε

cautious  
afraid (of physical harm); cautious or wary; frightful.  kajanjan

cease  
to stop; to cease.  suk

cedar  
kind of driftwood, cedar.  aik

ceiling  
ceiling.  dεnjo
ceiling.  dεhk₃

celebrate  
to celebrate; to bless; to consecrate.  kajarwi

celebration  
celebration for a new net.  aulaid
to have a celebration for a new net.  aulaid

cement  
cement.  simεn

cemetery  
cemetery.  pεi₂
grave; cemetery.  joaujoau

centipede  
centipede.  aiε

centre  
centre (in construction).  pεjεng
centre; middle.  woaroang

ceremony  
first fruit ceremony.  nohpwε

certain  
certain; for sure.  uhdahn
true; certain; honest.  mεhlεl

certainly  
really; certainly; truly.  poaroahpoa

cervix  
cervix.  oawoan dihpoahd

chaff  
coconut chaff.  uhεn pia
its chaff.  uhoa₁

chain  
chain.  jihn

chair  
chair.  jeia
kind of chair, chaise lounge.  loahngjeia

chairman  
president; chairman.  wei₁

chalice  
chalice.  dalεn wain

chalk  
chalk.  joahk
chalk line.  pisikεk

chance  
to succeed by chance, to chance to.  depweila

change  
to change the leaves of a mar pit.  wεl
to change by magic.  japoangla
to change or to alter; to be different (from before).  wik
to change or to exchange; to change places.  wiliali
to change or to exchange; to change places.  wiliali
to change or to exchange; to change places.  wilian
to change or to exchange; to change places.  wilian
to change or to replace (covering, pages, etc.).  awal₂
to change; to exchange.  jienj
to move, to change place of residence.  kajau₂
to turn; to change direction.  lok₁
to turn; to change direction.  wεs₁

channel  
channel; passage.  dau

chant  
dance name, an ancient war chant and accompanying dance.  jipwki paranno
to chant in chorus; to laugh out loud.  ngij

chapel  
chapel.  imwεn kapkap
chapel.  jinakokε

chapped  
chapped (of lips).  likoau
chapped (of thighs) from friction of wet clothes.  jor₂

chapter  
chapter.  irε laud

char  
burned to a crisp; charred.  roang

character  
Chinese characters.  kanji

charcoal  
coal; tar; charcoal.  mwoluj

charge  
deacon; person in charge.  johnkouwa

charm  
black magic; charm; potion; spell.  winehni
charm to frighten demons.  kijongran

chart  
picture; drawing; chart; design.  mahlεn

chase  
to catch up; to chase.  kokohj
to chase away.  rawaro
to chase away.  kajroa
to chase away.  rawan
to chase; to run after; to follow.  kauj

chat  
to chat; to talk.  sikesik

chaw  
his chaw.  ngidah

cheat  
to cheat.  oalwεn
to cheat.  moang₃
to cheat.  pirwoak
to cheat.  moangε

check  
check.  jεk
to check around.  doaulik
to check if fruit is ripe.  kalang

checkerboard  
checkerboard.  jεkεd

checkers  
to play checkers.  jεkεd

cheek  
cheek.  joap
cheek.  pwukkεn maj

cheese  
cheese.  jihs₁

chess  
chess.  jεs

chest  
chest, chest-of-drawers.  jirang₁
front of his/its torso; its/his breast; its/his chest.  pwalah
upper chest (particularly in reference to human chest).  nεhn mwarmwar
upper chest; breast (particularly in reference to edible breast of birds).  mwarmwar₁

chew  
to chew (food).  mεhmε
to chew to extract juice (as of sugar cane).  ngid₁

chicken  
chicken.  jumwwa
chicken sp..  kanmwanahiro
plucked tail of a chicken.  lε₃

chicken pox  
sickness, chicken pox.  umwpwoas

chief  
high chief; king.  nahmwarki

child  
child.  jeri
first-born child.  mehjeni
small object of; child of; pet of.  nihn
stillborn child.  jihpwong
to have many children.  noainoai₁
youngest child.  pekendihdi

chin  
chin.  koapin au

China  
China.  Jaini

chip  
to take after (in talent or character); to be a chip off the old block.  wijikpok

chisel  
chisel.  jisil

chocolate  
chocolate.  joklεd

choice  
free will₁; choice; decision; it's up to....  injεn

choir  
choir.  pwihn in koaul
choir master.  johnkoaul

choke  
to choke.  kas₂

choose  
to choose; to select.  pilpil
to choose; to select.  pil₁

choosy  
choosy; particular.  lipilpil

chop  
chop sticks.  aji
chopped off.  jop
chopping board.  dapang₂
to chop.  poalpoal
to chop.  poaloa
to chop (a hard object).  wajauj
to chop (a hard object).  woajoa
to chop down a banana tree to prevent bruising the fruit.  pwεl₁
to chop down a banana tree to prevent bruising the fruit.  pwelik₁
to chop in half.  lopuk
to throw or chop underhand.  peid

chorus  
to chant in chorus; to laugh out loud.  ngij

Christian  
Christian.  joauloang

Christmas  
Christmas.  kirijmεj

chum  
to throw chum; to throw bait.  kujup

church  
church.  imwεn joarwi
church office, assistant to the johnkouwa.  εldεr

cigar  
cigar.  sikarεhlio

cigarette  
cigarette.  sika

circular  
circular.  raun₂

circumcise  
circumcised.  damwdi
to circumcise.  jorkomwjaij

circus  
circus.  sahkas

cistern  
cistern.  sisdεn

citrus  
citrus fruit; tree sp., any citrus tree.  karεr

civilian  
civilian.  sipihliεn

clam  
clam sp., one that drifts freely on the bottom.  kim
clam sp., one that fastens itself to coral.  jiloa₁
clam sp., one with spike-like protrusions on shell.  lεhng

clamp  
clamp.  krahm

clan  
clan.  dipw
clan.  jou₁

clap  
to clap; to wash clothes.  lopwlopw
to clap; to wash clothes.  lopwor

class  
class.  kilahs₁

claw  
claw of crab or lobster; tentacle; ray (of sun).  ang

clean  
clean.  noajnoaj
clean (of people).  min₂
clean, clear, bright.  mwakεlkεl
new; clean.  kapw
to clean.  kamwakεlε

clear  
clean, clear, bright.  mwakεlkεl
clear (of speech); open, obvious.  janjal
clear; understandable.  dεhdε
clear; understandable; to understand.  woahwoa₂
shiny; clear (in view).  mεlεnglεng
to clear one's throat.  ngajngaj
to cut grass; to clear land.  kin poahlong
to pinch (with the nails); to cut grass; to clear land; to pick (flowers); to pluck (flowers); to weed.  kinkin
to pinch (with the nails); to cut grass; to clear land; to pick (flowers); to pluck (flowers); to weed.  kini
well-kept; cleared, not overgrown.  mahjahj

click  
click, to make a clicking sound.  pwak₂
to click.  sεksεk

cliff  
cliff.  paip₂

climax  
to experience climax in intercourse.  loaik

climb  
skilled in tree climbing.  palεk₂
to climb.  doau₁
to climb to; to be promoted to.  doauoang
to climb; to climb for.  daur₂
to climb; to climb for.  daur₂

clinch  
to clinch (a nail or bolt).  kilihnj

cling  
to fit tight; to cling.  pas

clippers  
hair clippers.  parkang

clitoris  
clitoris.  ngihsol

clock  
clock; time (on the clock).  kiloak

clogs  
Japanese clogs.  kεda

close  
close₁ to; near to.  koaroannoang
close₁; nearby.  koaroan
closed up (of a sail).  po₂
to be closed.  risdi
to be related; to be relatives; close₁ together.  koaroanpεnε
to close.  risingdi
to close (mouth).  kuhpεnε

closer  
closer to it.  majdokoa
near side; closer (to the speaker).  kajapwdo

clot  
congealed blood; clot.  dipεnoaj

cloth  
cloth made from banana fibre.  dor₂
clothes; cloth.  likkoau

clothed  
clothed; to wear clothes.  likkoau

clothes  
clothes; cloth.  likkoau

cloud  
cloud.  koasoau
cloud formation, patchy stratus clouds.  poahn kirir
cloud formation, thick stratus clouds.  poahn kirir woaloklok
cloud formation, thin stratus clouds.  poahn kirir woasiksik

cloudless  
cloudless and calm.  doapw

cloudy  
cloudy; smokey; fogged up (of glasses or goggles).  εdiεd

clown  
cartoon; clown.  mangga

club  
to club.  kiloap

cluck  
to cluck (of a hen).  koakkoakkoak

clump  
clump.  sεp

clumsy  
clumsy.  jepirir
unskilled; clumsy (particularly in games).  makunai

coal  
coal; tar; charcoal.  mwoluj

coarse  
coarse.  ripwaripw

coax  
to calm; to placate; to coax.  pakrikrik

cock fight  
to have a cock fight.  kapeiεk jumwwa

cock-a-doodle-do  
cock-a-doodle-do.  koakεhk

cockroach  
cockroach (large).  kulul
cockroach (small).  koakroas

cocky  
cocky; haughty; inconsiderate;.  aklaplap

cocoa  
cocoa.  kohko₃

coconut  
ash-like accretion on the trunk of a coconut tree, probably the result of dripping water.  limwin ni
beverage made from coconut sap.  kos₂
coconut bunch.  imwi
coconut bunch sheath.  moakoau
coconut bunch stem.  kainjoal
coconut chaff.  uhεn pia
coconut cloth.  impal
coconut cream.  pia₁
coconut fibre from midrib of a frond.  εnmεnlap
coconut frond shoot.  upwud
coconut husk.  dipoanid
coconut husk used for fertilizer.  palεk₁
coconut leaf midrib.  nok
coconut leaf tied to moakoau along which the sap drains into a kos bottle.  dεhng
coconut meat, usually from pεn.  pijimmεrε
coconut sennit.  do
coconut sennit strand.  ainkos
coconut shell.  dal₁
coconut stage, almost brown.  mwangaj
coconut stage, between pεn and mwangaj.  pεn in Pingεlap
coconut stage, between pεn and mwangaj.  pεn mwangaj
coconut stage, between upw and pεn.  pεn pwulopwul
coconut stage, brown coconut.  oaring
coconut stage, drinking coconut.  pεn
coconut stage, shooting coconut.  par₂
coconut stage, shooting coconut whose meat is no longer edible, coconut ready to be planted.  waiahk
coconut stage, sprouted coconut.  poad₁
coconut stage, unripe coconut younger than pεn.  upw₁
coconut stage, young coconut up to one inch in diameter.  kiripw
coconut stage, youngest stage of shooting coconut.  sil₁
coconut tree.  ni
coconut variety.  ni rei
coconut variety.  ni roam
coconut variety.  ni soal
coconut variety.  ni wahssa
coconut variety that is very short, up to ten feet in height.  nihn pwinjo
coconut variety whose fruit has a sweet husk.  adohl
coconut variety with a white nut.  ni pwεspwεs
coconut with multiple shoots.  poadin maram
coconut with nothing inside.  moan
dry coconut frond.  dil₁
edible soft part of a young coconut around the stem.  a₃
fermented coconut sap; tuba; coconut toddy.  jikaluε
green coconut frond or leaf.  soahn ni
spike-like projection growing above the stem of a coconut bunch.  oaroahr in ni

coffee  
coffee.  koahpi
ersatz coffee, made from breadfruit seeds and coconut milk.  limpoak₂

coil  
coil.  pidpid
coil of dried pandanus leaf to be used for weaving.  innεk

cold  
cold (of food); wet (of a match).  lou
cold (of things).  mwolou
to feel cold.  pou
to feel cold (of people).  kopou

collapse  
to collapse on; to crumble around; to rain heavily on.  mwarak

collar  
collar.  kala₂

collect  
to collect coconut (for copra).  rik oaring
to collect; to gather.  rik
to take; to get; to collect.  oalloal₁
to take; to get; to collect.  oaloa

colour  
colour.  mwoahr₁
tan colour.  kaki

comb  
comb.  kohmw
dorsal or anal fin; comb of a fowl.  ingihng₁
to comb.  kohmw

combat  
to have hand-to-hand combat.  idahk

come  
come on!.  kampare
packed tight; crowded (of vegetation); to come one after another.  dod
to come.  indoa
to come from.  injang
to come out.  jar₁
to come up (from a dive), to throw one's head out of the water (of sea mammals).  wor
to come upon.  kapangda
to curve; to turn; to come about (of boats).  kahp₁
to happen; to come to pass.  pwoaida

commission  
to place an order; to commission a job.  juhmong

community  
community.  kahnihmw

company  
company; corporation.  kaisa
to keep someone company.  koarwεhni

compass  
compass.  kampis

compete  
to compete.  pallali
to compete against; to be opposed to.  uhoang
to compete in growing taro or some other tuberous plant.  pakkoanoang
to compete in sailing.  pakwaidak
to compete in stone skipping or body surfing.  pakwajejjej
to compete with.  pallan

competition  
fishing competition held in midsummer in which kehpwini are sought.  indεnkamw

complain  
to complain or to file a complaint (in court).  koamplein
to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray; to complain about.  kadip

complete  
complete (as of a set); enough (in quantity).  pwoal
finished; completed.  doari
to finish; to complete.  kadoarihla
to pass; to be completely, really.  dauluhl

compress  
compressed.  mon

concave  
concave.  pwεlpwεl
concave in shape.  pwεlpwεl

concentrate  
to concentrate on.  mεhlahn

concern  
concern; responsibility.  pwukoa
concerned; to care about; diligent.  injino
share; responsibility; concern.  pwaij₁

concerning  
the same as; like; about; concerning; how.  doahr₁

conch  
conch shell.  jowi₁

concrete  
concrete.  koangkiri

condition  
his health; his/its condition.  iroa₃
nasal condition resulting in a constantly runny nose.  sumsoai

conduit  
pipe; conduit.  paip₁

confection  
shave ice, a confection made from ice and syrup.  kohri

confess  
to confess; to tell or to reveal; to explain.  pwahda

confused  
confused.  pwonpwon
lost, confused.  rosla
lost, confused.  roasoahdi

congeal  
to congeal.  dipεnoaj

congratulate  
to congratulate (on an accomplishment).  sowihla

congregation  
congregation; religious organization.  mwomwodjo

congress  
congress.  koangkiris

connect  
to link; to connect.  pouj₁
to link; to connect.  poujε

conquer  
to conquer.  poehdi
to conquer; to defeat.  kaloehdi
to try to catch, to hunt; to try to conquer or to defeat.  kaloe

consecrate  
to celebrate; to bless; to consecrate.  kajarwi

consent  
permission; consent.  mwεimwεi₁
to agree with; to consent.  pwungki

constellation  
constellation name, pleiades.  joapwroa
constellation name, the Southern Cross.  lohpwu
constellation name, unidentified.  dumwur

container  
container.  dal₁
jug; container made from coconut shell with a small hole in the top, often carried on strings.  ijoak
large round metal container with handles; a unit of liquid measure.  kuhla

contents  
his or its contents.  koanoangε
its contents or subject matter.  audopoa

contest  
contest.  jiai
to have a contest.  jiai

contort  
rubbery; able to contort one's body.  mahiahu

contrary  
but; on the contrary.  apwεn

contribution  
gift or contribution to a feast.  koanoangoan umw

contrite  
to be contrite.  kupwurohla

convulsion  
to have convulsions.  lujluj

cook  
cooked.  loau
cooking pot.  ainpwoahs
Japanese cooking pot.  kama₁
to cook.  inihn
to cook.  kuk
to cook.  inim
to cook in a pot; to stew.  ainpwoahs
to cook with coconut milk.  jεipwok

cookie  
kind of cookie.  karindong

co-operate  
to co-operate or to be co-operative.  minmin

co-operative  
co-operative.  minmin

cop-out  
to cop-out, to make up excuses for not fulfilling a committment.  oangonngon

copra  
copra.  oaring dakdak
copra shed.  kansohpa
platform for drying copra.  pajpaj

copy  
to copy (a person's action); to act like.  mwomwjang
to copy from.  aljang

coquetish  
coquetish.  juahlεnglεng

coral  
coral variety, branching coral.  lar
coral variety, fire coral.  εddoang
coral variety, porous.  pokkor
coral variety, table coral.  lεhmwdal₁
coral variety, white and often used to fashion gravestones.  ajmohmo
coral variety, white and round.  limlim₂
stone or rock; coral.  sakai

cord  
cord tied around one's ankles for climbing trees.  liεp

core  
fish stomach; core (of breadfruit).  pwiri
inside or middle, heart or core.  moar
its stomach; its core.  pwurroa
sprout of; core of or a remaining unusable part of (of pandanus fruit).  wijin
to core (breadfruit); to kill a tree (by removing crown or branches).  sahr
to remove core (of breadfruit); to kill a tree (by removing crown or branches).  sasa

cork  
cork.  koak₁
cork tree; cork float for a fishing line.  pahjuhju

corn  
corn.  koahn

corned  
corned beef.  koahn pihp

corner  
corner.  koaimw₁

corporation  
company; corporation.  kaisa

correct  
correct.  pwung₁
to set (a watch); to correct.  kapwung

cost  
its cost; his wages.  dupukoa

cotton  
cotton batting; stuffing.  koasin

cough  
to cough.  kopkop

count  
to count up.  wadεkdi
to read; to count.  wadwad₂
to read; to count.  wadεk

couple  
married couple.  pwoapwoaud

course  
his meat course.  joalloa
meat course.  jallali
navigational course.  koahs

cousin  
his brother; his sister; his cousin.  riah

cover  
any covering that is part of an object; skin; bark; peel (of fruit).  kil
cover.  pwain
cover (for peak of roof).  pwoaroahj
cover; stopper.  pin₂
covering of a mar pit.  imwεn mar
covering; sheet or blanket.  up
mothball; rubber protective covering.  kappa
to cover an earth oven with leaves.  kulup
to cover or to fill (a hole).  pina
to cover or to fill up (a hole).  pinapin
to cover or to protect.  pwoaipwoai
to cover or to protect.  pwain
to cover with a sheet or blanket.  up
to cover; to fill; to pervade.  pisoahla
to fill (a hole); to cover taro mound with mud after adding fertilizer.  doaudoau
to ripen fruit by burying it or putting it in a box; to cover the umw..  komwpwεl

cow  
cow.  kahu₁

cowboy  
cowboy.  kahpwohi

cowrie  
shell variety, cowrie.  kaurε

crab  
crab.  rokumw
crab sp..  ahding
crab sp..  jepjep in Jaini
crab sp..  lεhmoang₁
crab sp..  lumkoruk
crab sp..  majahs
crab sp., ? sand crab.  puluhja
crab sp., coconut crab.  opup
crab sp., hermit crab.  umwpwa

crabgrass  
kind of grass, crabgrass, often used as mulch for the taro patch.  mo karak

cracked  
cracked.  kaj
cracked (of a covering).  soas

cracker  
cracker.  kirahka

crackle  
to crackle, to make a crackling sound.  koamw

crater  
hole (in the ground); crater; scar.  lipw

crave  
to crave (cigarettes).  sas
to crave meat or fish.  kumwoa

craw  
crop; craw (as of a chicken).  pwoajoa

crawl  
to crawl.  karak
to crawl on one's stomach.  limwahdεk

crayon  
crayon.  kureion

crazy  
crazy.  krehsi
crazy.  pwulkrehsi
feebleminded; crazy.  iahk₁
half-crazy.  ahp krehsi

cream  
pomade; hair cream.  pahro

criticize  
to criticize.  kapis₂
to criticize.  lipahnεd

crooked  
crooked.  loklok
crooked.  piroak₁

crop  
crop; craw (as of a chicken).  pwoajoa

cross  
cross.  lohpwu

cross-bred  
cross-bred animal or plant.  kioawoak

cross-eyed  
cross-eyed.  maj poang

crotch  
crotch.  dεng₂

crowd  
crowd.  pokon

crowded  
crowded; jammed; stuffed.  ngid₂
packed tight; crowded (of vegetation); to come one after another.  dod

crown  
crown (of taro) cut off for planting.  pok₂
crown (on pandanus or pineapple).  loawoan pako
sugar cane crown.  pak₃

crumb  
crumbs.  mwoarmwoar

crumble  
to collapse on; to crumble around; to rain heavily on.  mwarak
to crumble.  mwoarmwoar

crumbly  
to fit loosely; wrinkled (from age); crumbly.  mwoaroakroak

crunchy  
crunchy.  ngorngor₃

crushed  
crushed.  moahk

crutches  
crutches; cane.  jokon

cry  
to cry.  joang₂
to cry about.  jangid
to make someone cry.  kajoangε

cuckoo  
bird sp., long-tailed New Zealand cuckoo.  ikwirej₂

cucumber  
cucumber.  kiuhri

cud  
pandanus cud.  pej

cuff  
fold; hem or cuff.  limlim₁

cup  
mug; cup.  mwoak

cupboard  
cupboard (for food); food locker.  nahk

curd  
pandanus or coconut curd.  moakoan

curled  
to stretch back shoulders; to stretch (the body); to be curled.  japas

curly  
curly.  jirangrang

current  
current (of water).  ahd₁

cursed  
to put a spell on a tree to prevent others from gathering the fruit, usually also involves a physical marking; be cursed.  kidεpw

curtain  
curtain.  kahdεng

curve  
curve (of a wave).  wεlwεl
curve ball.  kahp₂
curved (of a wave); to sway.  wεlwεl
hooked (of a nose); curved in a concave manner (of lips or boat bows).  joak
outside curve.  audokahp
to curve; to turn; to come about (of boats).  kahp₁

cushion  
cushion.  inapnap
to cushion, to put a cushion under.  inapoa
to cushion, to put a cushion under.  inapoa
to cushion, to put a cushion under.  inapnap

custody  
custody.  kasdidi

custom  
custom; tradition.  koahsdεm
customs; habits.  siahk

cut  
to cut.  koskos
to cut a log.  pwilei
to cut grass; to clear land.  kin poahlong
to cut into.  koso
to cut off (a stick).  dardi
to cut off taro crown for planting.  singil
to cut open with a wedge.  oalloal₂
to cut open with a wedge.  oali₁
to cut pandanus leaves into strips for weaving.  joajoa
to cut pandanus leaves into strips for weaving.  joahr
to cut with an upward stroke.  jap
to cut with an upward stroke.  japak₁
to pick or cut with a nεnioak.  nεnioak
to pinch (with the nails); to cut grass; to clear land; to pick (flowers); to pluck (flowers); to weed.  kinkin
to pinch (with the nails); to cut grass; to clear land; to pick (flowers); to pluck (flowers); to weed.  kini
to shuffle cards; to cut cards.  kad

cutlass  
cutlass.  kodlaij

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