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Updated: 6/9/2013       

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labia  
labia minora.  pwεd₂

labourer  
labourer.  nimwpwu

lace  
lace.  juain

lack  
used up; to have run out; to be lacking.  dalεhla

ladder  
ladder; stairs, step.  koandoau

ladies  
ladies and gentlemen.  maingkoa

ladle  
ladle.  dipa

lagoon  
lagoon.  lam
lagoon side direction.  mijoahr
part of Mokil lagoon.  Lam Koalik
part of Mokil lagoon.  Lam Siksik

lamp  
carbide lamp.  kahpaid
lamp.  lahm
table lamp, Alladin lamp.  lahm in pohn sehpil

land  
land; island.  japw₂
to get land.  aljapw
to land (of a bird or airplane).  jokdi

language  
language; word.  lal

lantana  
lantana.  randana

lantern  
lantern.  loansεn

large  
large-size.  woaloklok

lasso  
to lasso.  jan
to lasso.  janε

last  
last night.  pwohng
last; past.  inla
long (of time); to last; long-lasting.  woaroai

late  
afterwards; later.  mwuhr
late; delayed.  kos₁

laugh  
to chant in chorus; to laugh out loud.  ngij
to laugh.  uruhr
to laugh heartily or hysterically.  ngaingai

lava  
lava rock.  sakai soal

lavalava  
lavalava.  lapalapa

law  
law.  kojonnεd

lawyer  
defender; trial lawyer.  johndoar

lay  
to lay eggs.  lik₄
to lay eggs.  likid₁

layer  
strand (of rope); layer (of plywood).  da₃

lazy  
lazy.  dangahnga
lazy.  pohnkahkε

lead  
lead₁ (metal).  lεhs
to lead (in cards).  pwεrik
to lead or to drive (animals); to direct.  kahroa
to lead; to guide.  kahlua

leader  
boss; leader.  koaun

leaf  
fresh leaves used for lower layers of umw covering.  ikoak
old dry leaves used as top covering for an earth oven.  kulup
to change the leaves of a mar pit.  wεl
coconut leaf tied to moakoau along which the sap drains into a kos bottle.  dεhng
dried stripped leaf used in mat weaving.  pis₁
green coconut frond or leaf.  soahn ni
leaf.  soa₂
pandanus leaf.  soahn pis
point of a leaf.  ikin soa

leak  
to leak; leaky.  pwih

leaky  
to leak; leaky.  pwih

lean  
sloping; tilted; leaning; not growing or built straight.  kεrkεr
to be against; to lean.  padarεk
to lean on.  padardi
to lean or to stand against.  εng₁

learn  
to learn by hearing.  rongdi
to learn by listening; to hear.  koarongεhda
to learn, to get to know.  kidalla
to teach; to instruct; to learn.  padahk

leather  
leather; belt.  kilin kahu

leave  
to put down; to save; to leave behind.  kihdi
to take leave; to leave a bequest.  komwurmwur

leeward  
leeward; with the wind₁; downwind.  pεhnang

left  
left.  meing
to remain, to be left over.  luoahdi

left-overs  
his or its remains or left-overs.  luoa

leg  
leg.  ε₁

legends  
people in legends.  mihn kawa
people in legends.  mihn mεhj

lei  
braid; braided flower lei or garland.  piroakroak
kind of small nut; bead; lei made of shells or nuts.  pwur₂
lei or garland made by wrapping flowers together with string.  pohpo
lei; garland; neck or head decoration.  mwarmwar₂

lemon  
lemon.  lεmεn₂

lend  
to lend; to allow; to permit.  mwεid₂

leprosy  
leprosy.  lεpa

lesson  
instruction; lesson.  padahk

lest  
because, lest.  pwoadoar

let  
to feel deceived by; deluded by; to be let down by.  jipwe
to let go; to set free.  kapisla

lethargic  
slow or lethargic.  nidoi₂

Let's  
%*Let's *go!; %*Go ahead!.  koa₂

letter  
letter.  kijinlikkoau
letter (of a word).  mijεn insing
letter (of the alphabet); mark; tatoo.  insing
name of the letter a.  ah₂
name of the letter d.  dih
name of the letter i.  ih₂
name of the letter j.  jih
name of the letter k.  kih
name of the letter l.  lih
name of the letter m.  mih
name of the letter n.  nih
name of the letter o.  oh₁
name of the letter p.  pih
name of the letter r.  rih
name of the letter s.  sih
name of the letter u.  uh
name of the letter w.  wih

level  
flat; level.  paspas₂
level; storey.  dεhp

lever  
lever for moving logs.  mannoki
to lift with a lever.  wεhs₂

liar  
to be a compulsive liar.  au likamw
to be a liar.  pisiniaw

lice  
large lice.  ingkarak
medium size lice.  ingkinik
small lice.  dil₂
to look for lice in hair.  pakid

lick  
to lick.  samwsamw
to lick.  samwε

lie  
lie₁.  likamw
to lie on one's back.  okdεkda
to lie prone.  il₂
to lie₁.  liap
to lie₁; dishonest.  likamw

life  
life.  mour

lift  
to cause outrigger to lift.  nεhnε dam
to lift.  pwoak
to lift by the seat of the pants; to pick up from the end (as in catching turtles).  japak₂
to lift with a lever.  wεhs₂
wafted; lifted by the wind.  parda

light  
bright; light; smart.  maram
light (in color).  japwεn
light (in weight).  marahra₁
light bulb; bullet.  dama
to light up; to illuminate.  dakar
to set fire to; to burn; to strike (a match); to light (a fire).  okoj
trail of light left by an object moving in the water at night.  pwilapwil
very light (in weight).  εngla

lightening  
thunder, thunder and lightening.  palar

lighter  
cigarette lighter.  laid

lighthouse  
lighthouse.  dohdai

lightning  
lightning.  joarom

like  
like that, in that way.  doahro
like this, in this way.  doahrε
the same as; like; about; concerning; how.  doahr₁
to love; to like; to want.  mwεhuki
to not want; to not like.  kia₂
to want to; to like to.  nimεn
well-liked; respected.  kεnkεn

lime  
lime ((fruit)).  laim

lime-aid  
beverage, lime-aid.  juangke

limestone  
limestone.  pwoas₃

limit  
full of food; tight; to have reached the limit of one's capacity.  daid
limited; restricted; divided, partitioned.  irair
to limit; to put a limit on; to divide, to partition.  iroa₂

limitation  
limited time or area; limitation.  irair

limp  
limp; weak (of a person).  mwal
to limp.  silεp

line  
fishing line.  o₃
fishing line, made from the bark of the oarmo tree.  sihsi₁
in a straight line; equal; even.  pahrεk
line of sprouted coconuts.  inahrεk
lined up.  iroak
lined up neatly.  poaroahpoahla
road; street; line; path; way.  al
row₁, line.  iroak
to aim at; to head straight for; in line with.  kawainεnε
to line up sprouted coconuts prior to planting.  inahrεk
to line up; to put in a line.  kairoak
to line, to draw lines.  al

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

lion  
lion.  laian

lionfish  
fish sp., lionfish.  roaroailoa

lip  
lip.  ngoas

listen  
to listen closely.  koarongε
to listen to or pay attention to; to take advice of.  koapoahrongε

litter  
overgrown with grass or weeds; littered (with objects).  dipwdipw

little  
few, little.  japid
few, little.  jipid
little or a bit.  ekij
little; small; young.  siksik

live  
to exist; there is/are; to be (at a place); to live; to reside.  minε
to reside; to live.  koaujoan

liver  
liver.  oaj₂

lizard  
lizard.  kieil
lizard sp., dark green in color and six to eight inches long.  kieil in pεhn wasaus
lizard sp., gecko.  soasok
lizard sp., gecko-like and about six inches long.  loamwuj
lizard sp., introduced in Japanese times.  dokangε
lizard sp., olive green in color and about six inches long.  kieil in pεhn soahn ni
lizard sp., striped and about four inches in length.  pailεr
small animal; lizard; mouse.  kijesik

load  
to load; to fill.  audohd
to load; to fill.  doudou
to load; to fill.  audo
to load; to fill.  douk

lobster  
lobster.  wuronna
lobster variety.  εlmoang
to catch lobster.  ko wuronna

lock  
lock.  loak
to lock.  loak
to lock up.  kihpεnε₂

log  
log.  pwilei
squared-off log.  sohn₃

loincloth  
kind of loincloth.  pwundoji
loincloth.  inihnlohj

lonely  
lonely; homesick.  loaleid

long  
long (of time); to last; long-lasting.  woaroai
long (of time); to last; long-lasting.  woaroai
long ago, a long time ago.  oh ngεhd
long; tall; high.  roairoai
long-lived.  kosin mehdi
slow, to take a long time.  malmal
to long for.  mεhkihla
to look longingly; to begin to eat before others; to bite (of fish).  dεr
to take a long time; to go on forever.  kohkohla

longhand  
longhand or script.  insing in rahnmwahu
to write longhand or script.  insing
to write longhand or script.  insing

look  
to disdain; to disregard; to look down on.  akmwahli
to look after; to take care of; to treat.  apwali
to look around.  koadloak
to look at.  widahl
to look at.  jipwoaloang
to look at with light.  joaroa
to look closely at; to examine; to testify.  kadεhdε
to look for.  diar
to look for crabs at night.  jor rokumw
to look like.  doahrroar
to look out of corner of eye.  jipwoal pangpang
to look sideways.  wεhng
to look towards or take a look at.  jipwoal
to see; to look.  kapang₁
to try to find out; to look (for something).  rapahk

loop  
belt loop.  peis₁

loose  
loose.  jasoangsoang
loose.  pwoaloauloau
loose, to be falling apart.  mwoar
loose-tongued.  oawoan li

loosen  
to loosen (from a pack or pile).  kajipisla

lose  
to lose (in a game).  luhj
to lose in an indεnkamw.  kangla indεnkamw
to lose; to misplace.  kajoaloangε

lost  
lost, confused.  rosla
lost, confused.  roasoahdi
lost; misplaced.  joaloangla

lots  
to draw lots; to vote; to pull out or up (stakes, trees, etc.).  weij

loud  
big; loud; hard (of work); high (in price); old (but not aged).  koalik

louvers  
louvers.  luhpεs

love  
love.  ipwil
love nest.  dεu
to love, to feel affection for; to sympathize with.  ipwilki
to love; to like; to want.  mwεhuki

low  
low tide.  ngalngal
low; down.  ijoan
pitiful; useless; disadvantaged; low (socially).  mwahl

lower  
to lower fruit from tree to prevent bruising or cracking.  koadoaddoar
to lower fruit from tree to prevent bruising or cracking.  kadar₂
to lower pitch of voice.  ngildi

luck  
luckily; fortunately.  paisoa
to have bad luck in fishing because of disrespect for fishing tabus.  soausoau jεdin
to have beginner's luck.  wain₁
to have had good luck in a draw or a hand of cards.  maiau
unfortunate; to have bad luck.  jarda

lucky  
fortunate or lucky (in acquiring things).  maldεk
lucky.  adaru
lucky.  loaki
lucky.  pwεdla
lucky in fishing.  poaroan

lumber  
thin board or sheet of lumber.  poap₁
tree; bush; stick; board or sheet of lumber of some width.  suhkoa

lump  
lump.  dikol

lumpy  
lumpy.  dikolkol

lunch  
lunch.  mwingεhn jauwaj

lung  
lung.  poar₁

lunge  
to poke at; to lunge at with a pointed instrument.  doakoa₁

lure  
lure made from bark or leaf.  moahr
lure made from feathers.  win₁
plastic lure shaped like a squid.  nuhd₂

lust  
to lust after; greedy for.  noaroakoa

lymph  
lymph nodes.  pir₂

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