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Updated: 6/9/2013       

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daddy  
father; daddy.  mwahmwa
father; daddy.  pahpa

dais  
altar (in a church); dais.  mwoal₁

damage  
to break, to do damage.  koauwεhla

Damn!  
%*Damn!.  wid

damsel fish  
fish sp., damsel fish.  mwumw lioas

dance  
dance.  dainj
dance name, a war dance.  wεn
dance name, an ancient war chant and accompanying dance.  jipwki paranno
dance name, jitterbug.  jurpak
dance name, like a hula.  mwahkohko
dance name, recently introduced from Fiji and often called Mokilese dalala.  dalala
dance name, stick dance.  manpir
name of a dance.  darda
to dance.  dainj
to dance.  kahlεk₁

dandruff  
dandruff.  wεhn moang

dangerous  
dangerous.  kapεr

daring  
bold; daring.  pohpohlap

dark  
dark (in colour).  pwεn₁

darkness  
darkness.  ros

dawn  
at dawn.  injohrεhn
dawn.  johrεhn

day  
day.  rεhn
day after tomorrow.  pali
day before yesterday.  kajapwlakoan aio
days hence.  -pwong

deacon  
assistant deacon.  jεuwεjεpεn johnkouwa
deacon; person in charge.  johnkouwa

dead  
dried up; dead (of leaves); brown (of dried vegetation).  mεng
to die or be dead (of animates).  mehdi
to die or be dead (of plants).  mεhda

deaf  
deaf.  pongpong

deal  
to shuffle (cards); to deal (cards).  dihl

debt  
to be in debt.  pwai pwanid

deceive  
to feel deceived by; deluded by; to be let down by.  jipwe

December  
December.  dihjεmpε

decide  
deciding, final.  kamεhlεl

decision  
feeling; wish; intention; decision; plan.  kupwur₁

deck  
deck (of a ship).  dεhk₁

decompose  
rotten or decomposed.  mwoajoahngis

decorate  
to decorate.  kapwasa
to decorate a hook to attract fish.  pidwin
to decorate; to dress up.  kapwas

decoration  
lei; garland; neck or head decoration.  mwarmwar₂

deep  
deep.  loal

deer  
deer.  diha

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

defecate  
constantly defecating.  pakadahn
to defecate.  marahra₂
to defecate.  poak
to defecate on.  pakad

defend  
defend yourself!; on guard!.  jarεk₂
to help, to come to one's aid or to take someone's part; to protect; to defend.  doar₃
to try to help, to come to one's aid or to take someone's part; to try to protect; to try to defend.  doaroa₂

defender  
defender (in court).  pεhngngohsi
defender; trial lawyer.  johndoar

deflect  
to deflect (a blow or weapon).  langaj

deflower  
broken; deflowered.  rεp
to deflower.  koauwε
to try to break; to deflower.  reping

delay  
late; delayed.  kos₁

delegate  
to will₁; to delegate.  koamwurmwur

delicate  
delicate.  ru

delicious  
delicious; good-tasting.  mum

delight  
happy, delighted.  malau

delighted  
delighted.  pohl

deliver  
to deliver (a child).  kanoaisik

delude  
to feel deceived by; deluded by; to be let down by.  jipwe

demijohn  
demijohn; large bottle.  dihmjoahn

demon  
demon, ghost.  eni
demon, said to be the ghost of a woman who dies in childbirth.  mejinkahr
ferocious demon.  lioas₁
name of female demon.  sukunjeli

demonstration  
demonstration of.  ak-

demote  
to flunk; to be demoted.  rahkudai

dentist  
dentist.  johnwεi ngi

deny  
to deny.  kahmahm

dependable  
dependable or reliable (of people); to excell.  lεlpoak

deport  
to exile or to deport.  kaliplipi

depression  
depression.  pad₂
full of depressions.  padpadan
rutted; full of depressions.  padpad

descendant  
descendant.  kadaudok

descent  
blood, descent.  pok₁

desert  
desert.  japw soahn
deserted island.  doakoahn mahn

deserts  
to get one's just deserts.  lejla

design  
picture; drawing; chart; design.  mahlεn
tempory boat frame; design; style.  mwoahdεl

desirous  
desirous.  inoang₂

destitute  
destitute.  lohpa

determine  
to determine the number of waves in a set to find the proper time to cross a reef.  koajokjok

detest  
to detest; to hate.  kijrad

develop  
developed; grown.  koakoairda
developing; growing.  koakoair

deviate  
to deviate; to dissent; to disagree.  aksuahu

devil  
satan; devil.  jεhsεn

dew  
dew.  uhnpwong
dew.  pwoaik

diagnose  
to examine; to predict; to diagnose; to guess.  kajau₁

diamond  
diamond.  daimεn

diaper  
diaper.  daipεr

diarrhea  
to have diarrhea.  jasoangsoang
to have diarrhea from eating certain fish, especially jehkanpik.  deik₂

dictionary  
dictionary.  dikjeneri

die  
to die.  mε-
to die or be dead (of animates).  mehdi
to die or be dead (of plants).  mεhda
to pass away, to die.  dauluhlla

different  
different from.  wikjang
different; distinct; odd; independent.  sohrohr
to change or to alter; to be different (from before).  wik

difficult  
difficult (of a task); hard to get along with (of a person).  adwoak
difficult; hard.  apwal

diffuse  
to spread; to diffuse (of smells).  ingihng₂

dig  
to dig.  deidei₁
to dig.  joajjoar
to dig.  deik₁
to dig.  jaripw
to dig a ditch.  dei warwar
to get a solid footing; to dig oneself in.  johr

diligent  
concerned; to care about; diligent.  injino
diligent; hard working.  nansi

dilute  
thin; watery; diluted.  jau

dip  
to submerge; to dip (as with ink).  kadu

direct  
to lead or to drive (animals); to direct.  kahroa

direction  
lagoon side direction.  mijoahr
to turn; to change direction.  lok₁

dirt  
ground; soil; dirt.  pwirej

dirty  
dirty.  pwirejrej
dirty or unclean (of people).  doadi

disadvantaged  
disadvantaged.  maj mwahl
pitiful; useless; disadvantaged; low (socially).  mwahl

disagree  
to deviate; to dissent; to disagree.  aksuahu

disappointed  
to be disappointed in; to mark for reciprocal bad treatment.  kilεlε

disarrange  
to mess up; to disarrange.  pukopuk
to mess up; to disarrange.  pukod

disciple  
disciple.  woaroak

discover  
to make up; to discover; to invent.  kinεhda

discredit  
to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray.  kadipoa
to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray; to complain about.  kadip

disdain  
to disdain; to disregard; to look down on.  akmwahli

disease  
sickness; disease.  johmwεhu

disembowel  
to disembowel.  koadkoad₁
to disembowel.  kading

disfigured  
disfigured; twisted; weathered.  aip

disgust  
disgusted; irritated.  pwunod

dish  
to work at serving; to dish out (food); to scrape with hands.  roak₁

dishonest  
to lie₁; dishonest.  likamw

dislike  
to dislike.  dongdongki

dislocated  
dislocated.  raun₁

dislodged  
to become dislodged.  lawarla
to become dislodged.  lεkεula

dismantle  
to dismantle (an earth oven).  oarroar
to dismantle (an earth oven).  oari

dispel  
to dispel one's anxieties.  maiou

dispensary  
hospital; dispensary.  imwεn wini

disperse  
to disperse; to announce; to publicize; to broadcast; to distribute.  kadarpijoang

dispersed  
around; dispersed.  -jili

disposition  
his disposition.  inmonin

disqualified  
out of bounds; disqualified.  omiddo

disregard  
to disdain; to disregard; to look down on.  akmwahli

disrespectful  
disrespectful.  japeik

disrupt  
to disturb; to disrupt; to malign or speak ill of.  koauwε

disruptive  
disruptive; disturbing.  lidεrwaj

dissent  
to deviate; to dissent; to disagree.  aksuahu

distant  
distant; almost out of sight.  ngεnngεn

distended  
distended (of stomach).  pwohngεk

distinct  
different; distinct; odd; independent.  sohrohr

distracted  
inattentive; distracted; one of whom things go in one ear and out the other.  jarongrong

distribute  
to disperse; to announce; to publicize; to broadcast; to distribute.  kadarpijoang
to distribute (as a dole).  aikiu
to distribute; to give out.  kihεk

distribution  
dole; distribution.  aikiu

district  
district of Mokil, north side.  poaidi
district of Mokil, south side.  pahdak

disturb  
disruptive; disturbing.  lidεrwaj
to disturb; to disrupt; to malign or speak ill of.  koauwε
to interrupt; to disturb.  lidεr
to interrupt; to disturb.  lidεrε
to touch; to disturb, to get on someone's nerves.  jair

ditch  
ditch; groove.  warwar
to dig a ditch.  dei warwar

dive  
to bob up; to dive up and down.  worwor
to dive for.  duhki
to dive for with a nεhk..  du jε
to dive; to pitch (of a ship).  du
to drown; to dive away.  duhla

divide  
to work at dividing.  nεhk₁
divided into teams.  loaploap
limited; restricted; divided, partitioned.  irair
to divide.  nεhkpijoang
to divide; to be divided.  nεhnε
to limit; to put a limit on; to divide, to partition.  iroa₂

diving  
diving goggles or mask.  maj in kioar

division  
division.  iroa₁
land division.  koujapw

divorce  
snapped; divorced.  mwεi₁
to throw away; to divorce.  kejpwi

dizzy  
dizzy.  mwεhlεhl
to spin; dizzy.  pwuropwur

do  
to do.  wia
to make; to do; to build; to happen.  wiawi

dock  
wharf; dock.  woahp

doctor  
doctor.  doahksoa

dog  
dog.  doahk

dog paddle  
to tread water; to do the dog paddle.  poapin kijesik

dole  
dole; distribution.  aikiu

doll  
doll.  soahl

dollar  
dollar.  doahloa

dolphin  
fish sp., dolphin.  kohko₁
whale; porpoise; dolphin; any sea mammal.  roaj

donation  
to give a donation of food, the type and amount being left to the donator.  mwokohlahu
to give away a valuable; to give a donation of food, the choice and amount of which is decided by a committee.  japwεnpoa
to sacrifice by fire; to give a donation to the church.  mεiroang

donut  
donut.  dohnad

door  
door; window.  wanihmw

double  
double.  doapil

douche  
to wash a woman's pubic area; to douche.  mwohmwo

down  
down.  -di
low; down.  ijoan

downwind  
downwind.  koapin εng
leeward; with the wind₁; downwind.  pεhnang

drag  
to drag.  nihd
to pull along the ground; to drag a heavy or awkward object.  warahk

dragonfly  
large dragonfly.  kusoahp
small dragonfly.  kakahj

draw  
to draw (of pictures, designs, etc.).  mahlεn
to draw water.  εddεd
to draw water.  idip
to draw water (from well).  id pil
to line, to draw lines.  al
to pull out or up; to vote; to draw lots.  wεiwεi
to pull out or up; to vote; to draw lots.  wij

draw back  
to draw back (in fear or pain).  nur

drawing  
picture; drawing; chart; design.  mahlεn

dream  
dream.  oarmoan
to dream.  oarmoan

dress  
to decorate; to dress up.  kapwas
to dress.  likkoaula

dried  
dried up; dead (of leaves); brown (of dried vegetation).  mεng
dried up; second-hand.  mεngmεng
spoiled, dried out (of breadfruit).  lijop
spoiled, dried out (of pandanus).  lεhmoang₂

drift  
drifting.  arahr
to drift around.  arjili
to drift with the current.  ahd₁
to drift with the tide.  ar
to float or to drift; to shift (of sand).  pεi₃

driftwood  
driftwood.  koahpεhpε
kind of driftwood, cedar.  aik

drill  
small drill rubbed between palms.  kiri₂

drink  
to drink.  nim

drip  
to drip.  dun₁

drive  
to lead or to drive (animals); to direct.  kahroa

drizzle  
to drizzle.  mwanmwan

drop  
to drop.  kakupihla
to drop.  peiddi

drown  
to drown.  pwuhrla
to drown; to dive away.  duhla

drum  
drum.  diroam
drum.  diroamkang
steel drum.  kahs₁
to pat; to drum.  pikpik
to pat; to drum.  pikir

drumstick  
calf muscle; drumstick (of a chicken).  woadin ε

dry  
dry.  εnggεng
dry (as the taste of an unripe banana); to hurt, to smart (of eyes, from staying up late).  korod
dry (as the taste of certain kinds of fish).  kopor
to dry fish.  poangoal mwumw
to dry leaves.  koaroang
to dry leaves.  karang
to dry oneself with a towel.  limw₂
to dry up (of the reef).  madda
to dry, to spread out or hang to dry.  poangoal
to dry, to spread out or hang to dry.  pangal
to mop; to dry; to wipe.  daulimw
unkempt, dry (of hair).  markoang

duck  
duck.  doaki

dull  
dull (of a cutting edge).  pwud
stupid or dull.  loamwpwon
stupid or dull.  poaklong

dumb  
dumbfounded; struck dumb.  pal

dumbfounded  
dumbfounded; struck dumb.  pal

dummy  
dummy in the form of a woman, used as a 'booby-prize' at indεnkamw.  nεhkoang

dune  
pile (as of sand); dune.  uluhl

duration  
duration.  woaroai

durian  
tree sp., durian.  duhrion

dust  
dust.  pwirejpar

dusty  
dusty.  pwirejpar

dwarf  
dwarf.  joklei

dynamite  
dynamite.  appa

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