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Updated: 6/9/2013       

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ma'am  
sir; ma'am.  maing

machete  
machete.  japjap

machine  
machine.  minjihn
machine gun.  kikanju

mackerel  
fish sp., mackerel.  poadihdi

magazine  
book; magazine; any bound printed matter.  puk

magic  
able to do magic tricks; to feign godliness.  akmanman
black magic; charm; potion; spell.  winehni
magic, spiritual power.  manman
spiritually powerful; able to do magic without artifice.  manman
to change by magic.  japoangla

magnet  
magnet.  irohjin mεhl

make  
to build; to make.  wiahda
to make up.  kinε
to make up (stories).  poahjda
to make up; to discover; to invent.  kinεhda
to make; to do; to build; to happen.  wiawi
to promise; to make an agreement.  inoau₂

male  
male.  mwein₁

malevolent  
unkind; malevolent.  joampoak

malicious  
fond of causing malicious damage to other's property.  kaingihng

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

mallet  
mallet.  malεd

mammal  
whale; porpoise; dolphin; any sea mammal.  roaj

man  
man.  woal₁
young man.  mwahn kapw

mandolin  
mandolin.  mandolihn

mango  
kind of mango tree.  dohsmango
mango.  koahngid

mangrove  
tree sp., mangrove.  ak
tree sp., mangrove variety.  koasoa
tree sp., mangrove variety.  pwulok

manner  
how?; in what manner?.  imdoahr
how?; in what manner?.  mindoahr

many  
are there really so many!.  ohla japw_
how much?, how many?.  doapoa₁
how much?; how many?.  oadpoa
many of; most of.  dirin
many; much.  dir

map  
map.  moap₂

marble  
game, variety of marbles.  anairε
marble.  ramwinε

March  
March₁.  mahj

march  
to march.  kapar
to march in ranks or files.  karej

mark  
grade, marks (in school).  dεng₃
letter (of the alphabet); mark; tatoo.  insing
mark (on the body); freckle; birthmark.  mwεi₂
to be disappointed in; to mark for reciprocal bad treatment.  kilεlε
to mark.  mahk₁
to write; to mark; to tatoo.  insingε

marker  
channel marker.  mahk₁
marker.  mihn insing

marlin  
fish sp., marlin.  lajkahn

marry  
married couple.  pwoapwoaud
to be married.  pwoapwoaud
to get married; to graft.  koapwoapwoaud
to marry.  painki

mask  
catcher's mask.  majku
diving goggles or mask.  maj in kioar
goggles; diving mask.  maj₂

mass  
mass.  mihsa

massage  
to massage.  doadoahk₂
to massage.  doahkoa

mast  
mast.  kehu

masturbate  
masturbate.  jukjukmai

mat  
edge of a mat.  jik₂
his mat.  kiah
his mat.  kioa
mat.  rohp
mat (for sitting).  menginewij
mat (for sleeping).  upuhp
mat of coconut leaves.  deina
mat of coconut leaves.  seina

match  
box or book of matches.  majεs
match (to start fire).  angεn majεs

mate  
to mate (of turtles).  wεinap

materialize  
to appear; to materialize.  pwok-

matter  
%It doesn't *matter; *Never mind.  joakroahn
no matter, never mind.  mihn₁

May  
May.  mεhi

maybe  
maybe.  mwein₂
perhaps; maybe.  dapwa

me  
me.  ngoahi

meadow  
grassy field; meadow.  mohj

mean  
to be mean.  mihn₂

means  
with; by means of; because of.  -ki

measles  
measles.  dehrihdo
to have measles.  dehrihdo

measure  
large round metal container with handles; a unit of liquid measure.  kuhla
to measure.  jong₁
to measure hand-over-hand.  sipoa₂
to measure the hull of canoe to make sure both sides are even.  ngarngar
to measure with outstretched arms.  ngap₂
to measure with outstretched arms.  ngapoa
to measure, to guage.  kanda

meat  
his meat course.  joalloa
meat course.  jallali
to meat out a clam.  kahwahu
to meat out a coconut.  dakdak
to meat out a coconut.  dakaj

medal  
medal (for military service).  midεl
religious medal.  mahdalia

medicine  
medicine.  wini
medicine for treating headache or earache, made from the leaves and berries of the wεhnpwul tree..  winihn maj
medicine for treating mental disorders, made from wεhnpwul buds, limwin ni, and coconut oil.  winihn kijongran

meet  
met; reached.  su
athletic meet.  indohkai
to meet.  suhoang

meeting  
meeting.  mihding

melt  
to be melted.  pildi
to melt.  pεipijoang

member  
belonging to; member of.  sohn₁
member of it.  sooa
member of the Christian Endeavour.  pwihn mεhlεl

memorize  
to memorize.  wadliki

memory  
inheritance; souvenir; keepsake; memory.  johjo

mend  
to mend; to patch₁.  karpin
to mend; to patch₁.  karpina
to repair; to mend.  winaun₂
to repair; to mend.  wina₂

menstruate  
to menstruate.  jurong
to menstruate.  mwoasik
to menstruate for the first time.  mwoasda

meow  
to meow.  miahu

mermaid  
mermaid.  sisrihna

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

messerschidia  
tree sp., messerschidia.  sisin

metal  
metal.  pahrang
metal rod.  dekking

middle  
centre; middle.  woaroang
inside or middle, heart or core.  moar
interval; in the middle; among, between.  nεhn pwung

midget  
midget.  jimwpwohji

midnight  
midnight.  lopokoan pwong
midnight snack.  mwingεhn pwong

midrib  
coconut leaf midrib.  nok
midrib of a coconut frond.  pahloa

mildew  
mildew.  inihεp

mile  
mile.  mwail

milk  
milk.  mεlik

milky  
milky way.  alεn wudrεk

million  
one hundred million.  japw₁
one million.  rar₂
ten million.  dεp

millipede  
caterpiller; millipede.  limwoskaras

mimic  
to mimic; to imitate.  japjang

minister  
minister.  wahnpoaroan
wife of the minister.  koadpoaroan

minute  
minute.  minis

mirror  
glass; mirror; glasses; drinking glass.  kilahs₂

miscarry  
to miscarry.  jihpwong

misplace  
lost; misplaced.  joaloangla
to lose; to misplace.  kajoaloangε

miss  
to miss, to make an error.  janjing

missionary  
missionary.  mijneri

mist  
mist.  soahkoi

miter  
shell variety, kind of miter.  paskul
shell variety, kind of miter.  pwunin nεhn pik

mix  
to mix.  jawa₂
to mix.  doal
to mix.  jawajo
to mix.  doaloa
to mix one's drinks, to change from one alcoholic beverage to another.  kapohpo

moan  
to whisper; to moan; to hum.  ngud

moist  
moist (of meat); fat (from fish).  iwi

moisture  
sweat; moisture.  pwudo

Mokil  
island of Mokil atoll.  Uhrεk
island of Mokil atoll.  Mwandohn
main island of Mokil atoll.  Kahlap
Mokil.  Mwoakilloa
part of Mokil lagoon.  Lam Koalik
part of Mokil lagoon.  Lam Siksik
reef in Mokil lagoon.  Dεhnpal
reef in Mokil lagoon.  Wos Poangoak
reef in Mokil lagoon.  Wosin Soap

molar  
molar.  ngihlap

molasses  
molasses.  malahsohs
molasses sugar.  jikaroapwroapw

mommy  
mother; mommy.  nohno₁

monday  
monday.  nioahd

money  
money.  mwani
money used in German times.  mahk₃

monkey  
monkey.  moangki

month  
last month of pregnancy.  johnpwong in wijik kapehd
moon; month.  johnpwong

moody  
to fit poorly; unruly, moody, restless (of people).  jakon

moon  
moon.  maram
moon rise.  kajlangin maram
moon; month.  johnpwong
phase of the moon, full moon.  ahsik
phase of the moon, full moon.  pwuhl mwuhn
phase of the moon, half moon.  sioahpwong
phase of the moon, last quarter.  lεldi
phase of the moon, new moon.  meik
ring around the moon.  imwεn johnpwong
to have become new moon.  meikdo

moorish  
fish sp., moorish idol.  namwpwo

mop  
mop.  moap₁
to mop.  moap₁
to mop; to dry; to wipe.  daulimw

more  
more than anything.  -jangda
too much/many; more.  dirla

morning  
in the morning.  inminjoang
morning.  minjoang
morning star, Venus.  mahlahl

mosquito  
mosquito.  amwjε
mosquito coil.  kadohr
mosquito coil.  kadrisingko
mosquito net.  sei

moss  
seaweed; sponge; moss.  limw₁

most  
many of; most of.  dirin

mothball  
mothball; rubber protective covering.  kappa

mother  
his mother.  inah
mother; mommy.  nohno₁
to be in a mother-daughter relationship.  inain

motivation  
movement; motivation.  mwoakid

motorcycle  
motorcycle.  odopai

mottled  
mottled.  mwoahroan pohn jip
mottled; spotted.  mwahmwain

mould  
mould used to prevent the slipping of a coral stone floor.  wasaus₁

moult  
to peel (of skin); to moult.  dal₂

mound  
mound in which taro is planted.  maka

mountain  
mountain; hill.  dol

mourn  
last day of the forty day mourning period.  rεhn pahjεk
to mourn.  mwahiei
to sleep in a house of mourning during the forty day mourning period, usually involving only immediate family but often including the children of the community.  jojo rohp

mouse  
small animal; lizard; mouse.  kijesik

moustache  
beard; moustache.  alij₁

mouth  
mouth.  au₁
roof of the mouth.  pεhn ngoasngoas
to have a big mouth.  nimεn lallal
to have a mouth bursting with food.  kajpwεdpwεd
to have mouth full.  kohpwon

mouth organ  
mouth organ.  moahdoahrkin

move  
move!.  ruppang
to move.  minεhda
to move.  mwoakid
to move.  kaso₂
to move (a door).  rising
to move (with stick or foot); to flick away (with stick or foot); to pick out pits with a stick; to gather (of clams).  dipoal
to move around; to surround.  pidεk
to move hips in intercourse.  mwajεk
to move or to budge (something).  koamwoak
to move or to budge (something).  koamwoakid
to move something.  woaroa
to move something up; to put up (as money).  kihda
to move, to be in motion.  so
to move, to change place of residence.  kajau₂
to slide (as along a bench), to 'move over'.  sohrεk

moveable  
moveable.  mwoakmwoakid

movement  
movement; motivation.  mwoakid

movie  
movie.  kasdo
movie.  kilεl mwoakid

much  
how much?, how many?.  doapoa₁
how much?; how many?.  oadpoa
many; much.  dir
too; too much.  nohn

mucus  
mucus or mucous covering on fish or in plants.  mwinlahwin

muddy  
muddy.  kirrεd

mud-hopper  
fish sp., mud-hopper.  lisamwkudu

mug  
mug; cup.  mwoak

mulch  
leaves of the mεhs tree used as mulch for the taro patch.  mεhs
to mulch.  mo₂

mulch.  
grass; mulch..  mo₂

mullet  
fish sp., diamond-scaled mullet.  kapjε
fish sp., kind of mullet.  ikarε
fish sp., mullet.  a₂
fish sp., shark mullet.  a pako

mumps  
to have mumps.  pwoapw

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

muscular  
muscular.  oarmwoaroan
muscular.  mwoasoal
muscular (of calves).  wadpinpin

mushroom  
mushroom.  siεn eni

music  
musical instrument.  koajoang
to play music.  koajoang

mute  
mute.  loahsoang

mutual  
mutual fund.  mwujin

my  
my.  -i₂
my.  -ioa

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