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Updated: 6/9/2013       

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pack  
kind of small box; bundle (in which something is wrapped); pack (of cigarettes).  koruk

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

padding  
padding, pile of grass or leaves placed under a tree so that falling fruit will not be damaged.  soapw₂

paddle  
paddle.  padil
paddle for a sailing canoe.  jupwranahi
to paddle.  jεi

pagan  
pagan.  rosros

pail  
bucket; pail.  poakis

pain  
in pain from a kick in the groin.  pεhnmaj

painful  
hurt; painful.  moadoak
to hurt; to be painful.  kamoadoak

paint  
paint.  pihn₁
to paint.  pihn₁
to paint following a line.  adardar

pair  
pair.  pεha₂
to pair.  kapallali

palm  
handwriting (print or script); signature; palm print.  mεnginpoa

pan  
frying pan.  dalεn parai
pan.  pahn

pandanus  
pandanus cud.  pej
pandanus flower.  mwiskεl
pandanus key.  moang₂
pandanus key close to stem, usually inedible.  mwak
pandanus key, dry sprouted.  uhnpej
pandanus leaf.  soahn pis
pandanus roots.  liok
pandanus tree.  kipar
pandanus variety.  aida
pandanus variety.  insohl
pandanus variety.  oarwεhn
pandanus variety.  oarwεhnin pεhn pajjo
pandanus variety.  deipw
pandanus variety.  jipwehrik
pandanus variety.  johnmonoia
pandanus variety.  joahmwinjoang
pandanus variety.  juaipwεhpw
pandanus variety.  jukpej
pandanus variety.  lεhkmwahn
pandanus variety.  luarmwε
pandanus variety.  mahngoron
pandanus variety.  mehusik
pandanus variety.  mehkilkil
pandanus variety.  moakoskos
pandanus variety.  nεhnkεhdak
pandanus variety.  pwεnpwεl
pandanus variety originating in the Gilbert Islands.  kipar in Pid
pandanus variety originating on Jaluit.  kipar in Jeliwij
pandanus variety with edible fruit.  dohpw
pandanus variety with no fruit, used only for weaving.  uhnmahng
pandanus variety with very small keys.  doapwoahdin

pane  
pane of glass.  wanihmw kilahs

pant  
to pant.  ngεs

pants  
pants; trousers.  raujij
short pants.  ainspwong

papaya  
papaya.  kaniahpo

paper  
paper.  peipa

parachute  
parachute.  rakkasang

paradise  
paradise.  pardaij

paralysis  
paralysis.  mwoasor

paralytic  
to use a repellent or paralytic to force fish from hiding.  ipoaip

parasite  
parasite that infects skin, said to breed in unwashed blankets.  karko

parlayzed  
parlayzed.  mwoasor

parole  
parole.  parohl

parrot  
parrot.  jεrεhd

parrot fish  
fish sp., half-toothed parrot fish.  nidoi₁
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  arlε
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  ikεndε
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  ikinpwo
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  uhmoahj
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  kapwan
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  likεpw
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  mahu
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  mwijilo
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  mwumw moai
fish sp., kind of parrot fish.  poaroj
fish sp., kind of parrot fish (? kind of sling-jaw).  koajoahp
fish sp., kind of parrot fish (? kind of sling-jaw).  nihn jipεnpεn
fish sp., kind of parrot fish (? kind of sling-jaw).  ngioal
fish sp., kind of parrot fish (? venus tusk fish).  mahwihlik
fish sp., large parrot fish.  koamoaik₁
fish sp., marble parrot fish.  joanidnid
fish sp., parrot fish.  dopwurpwur

part  
part (of the body of a person or animal).  poar₂
part of; person from; thing used for; thing of.  mihn₁

participate  
to be involved with; to participate with.  sooa
to go with; to accompany; to participate; to attend; to go (by vehicle).  pwili

particular  
choosy; particular.  lipilpil

partition  
boundary; partition.  iroapoa
limited; restricted; divided, partitioned.  irair
to limit; to put a limit on; to divide, to partition.  iroa₂

partner  
partner; opponent.  pallali

party  
party.  pahrdi
party.  saud₁
small party or gathering of friends.  εdεk
to have a party.  pahrdi
to have a party.  saud₁
to have a small party or gathering of friends.  εdεk

pass  
pass between two islands.  moadol
pass through reef; crack in reef.  o₂
pass!, on foregoing one's opportunity to cut cards.  adal
to pass.  pahs₁
to pass (someone); after (in telling time).  jipεlε
to pass away, to die.  dauluhlla
to pass by (of time); to elapse.  kak₂
to pass by; to surpass.  dauli
to pass, to get out in front.  mijoahla
to pass; to be completely, really.  dauluhl

passage  
channel; passage.  dau

passenger  
passenger.  pahsinje

past  
last; past.  inla

paste  
to paste; to glue; to catch birds with glue.  pwilij

pat  
to pat; to drum.  pikpik
to pat; to drum.  pikir

patch  
patch (of vegetation).  u₃
small man-made taro patch.  pong
taro patch; taro swamp.  pwεl₂
to mend; to patch₁.  karpin
to mend; to patch₁.  karpina
to patch₁.  deipin
to patch₁.  deipina

patchy  
patchy (of the skin of a corpse or of certain fish and dogs).  kilkil

path  
path.  al siksik
road; street; line; path; way.  al

patient  
patient; restrained, calm; hard to provoke.  kanangma

pay  
to have paid for.  dupukla
to judge; to try in court; to pay a debt.  kopwung
to pay for; to repay.  dopdop
to pay for; to repay.  dupuk
to pay tribute or wages; to reward.  ijaij
to pay tribute or wages; to reward.  ijoa
to recompense; to pay (someone).  pwoaijoahla

peace  
peace and quiet.  onpεk

peaceful  
peaceful; still or serene; easy-going.  moaloailoai

peak  
cover (for peak of roof).  pwoaroahj

pebble  
stone or pebble.  pwukoar

peck  
to peck.  pojpoj₁
to peck.  pojur₁

peek  
to peek.  wujohr
to peek at.  wujohroa

peel  
any covering that is part of an object; skin; bark; peel (of fruit).  kil
to peel.  kirakir
to peel.  kiroa
to peel (of skin); to moult.  dal₂
to peel cooked breadfruit with a knife.  roa
to peel cooked breadfruit with a knife.  roar₂
to peel with teeth; to husk with teeth.  ejjej
to peel with teeth; to husk with teeth.  ijir
to pull up or off, to peel.  dalεk

peep  
peeping Tom.  kεrεp
to peep.  mwajahn

peer  
to peer at.  irong

pen  
pen.  pεhn₃

pencil  
pencil.  pinjεl

penetrate  
to be through; penetrated; to emerge or to come into view.  pwar
to penetrate.  pwoaroa₁

penetration  
hole, penetration.  pwok

penis  
penis.  koaloa₂
penis.  noad
penis.  wil
tip of penis.  daddar
tip of penis.  kapalpal

people  
person; people; human.  armaj

pepper  
pepper.  jeli
pepper.  pεpεr

peppermint  
to taste or smell of peppermint.  aka

perch  
fish sp., pearl perch.  mwεhu₂

perfume  
perfume.  lεhn wai

perhaps  
perhaps; maybe.  dapwa

period  
period of time; era.  mwei

permission  
permission; consent.  mwεimwεi₁
to get permission.  oaloa mwεiwiwεi

permit  
free, to be without charge; allowed; permitted.  mwεimwεi₁
to lend; to allow; to permit.  mwεid₂

persevere  
to make an effort to; to persevere.  εngdεhn

persistent  
persistent.  koaskoas₂
persistent, tireless (in a fight).  koasinkoahl

person  
part of; person from; thing used for; thing of.  mihn₁
person.  sohljε
person; people; human.  armaj

perspiration  
perspiration odor.  pwohnduεng
to have perspiration odor.  pwo₄

pervade  
to cover; to fill; to pervade.  pisoahla

perverted  
perverted.  kεdlεk

pestle  
pestle.  dok₂

pet  
small object of; child of; pet of.  nihn

pew  
rear pew in church.  rohlap

phase  
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

phonograph  
phonograph.  jikongki

photograph  
to photograph.  kilεl
to photograph; to picture.  kilεlε

piano  
piano.  piano

pick  
to lift by the seat of the pants; to pick up from the end (as in catching turtles).  japak₂
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 pick.  doddol
to pick (a sore).  koakoaik
to pick (a sore).  kaik
to pick at.  doli
to pick fruit with a pole.  pilepil
to pick fruit with pole.  piload
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

picture  
picture; camera.  kilεl
picture; drawing; chart; design.  mahlεn
to photograph; to picture.  kilεlε

pidgin  
pidgin.  pijin

piece  
bit; piece.  kij₁

pierce  
to pierce; to go through.  pasoa

pig  
castrated pig.  lεklεk
pig.  pij
uncastrated pig.  joia

pigeon  
bird sp., pigeon.  mwurei

pig-headed  
stubborn, pig-headed.  angkεhlail

pile  
pile.  koajohpεi
pile.  koajkoaj
pile (as of sand); dune.  uluhl
pile of firewood that has been cut and stacked.  supwo
to pile.  koajohpεi
to pile.  koajkoaj
to pile; to build by piling.  koajok

pillow  
pillow.  pila

pilot  
pilot.  pwailεd

pimple  
pimple.  mas₂

pimply  
pimply.  mas₂

pin  
pin; tack₁, pin.  pin₁
safety pin.  pihn₂

pincers  
pincers; tweezers.  pinjis

pinch  
to pinch.  apij
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

pineapple  
pineapple.  pwεniapoar

pink  
light pink.  iamakudo
pink.  imwpwilapwil

pink-eye  
sickness, pink-eye.  maj pwunan

pinnacle  
pinnacle of a coconut tree.  joapwoadoan ni
pinnacle of a tree, a new shoot and its base.  joapwoad
summit; ridge (of a roof); pinnacle.  koadok

pinwheel  
pinwheel, made from coconut leaves.  likahringring

pipe  
pipe (to smoke).  pwaipw
pipe; conduit.  paip₁

pipe fish  
fish sp., ? pig pipe fish.  mwumw siasi

pistol  
pistol.  pisdor

pitch  
pitch (as for caulking).  pid₂
to dive; to pitch (of a ship).  du
to pitch (of a ship).  mwasmwasoa

pitcher  
pitcher.  pijja

pitiable  
pitiable.  kahpwil

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

placate  
to calm; to placate; to coax.  pakrikrik

place  
place for.  dohn
place; property.  wija

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

plane  
plane (for planing lumber).  pilein

plant  
its planting.  podin
species of flowering plant.  lia
species of parasitic plant, aspledium nidus.  kardoap
to plant; to set in the ground.  poadpoad₄
to work at planting; to set in the ground.  poadok

plastic  
plastic lure shaped like a squid.  nuhd₂

platform  
canoe part, platform on the lee side.  poang
platform for drying copra.  pajpaj

play  
to catch; to play catch.  dapdap
to play.  umwwoais
to play (a game).  pilei
to play cards.  pileikahs
to play music.  koajoang

pleiades  
constellation name, pleiades.  joapwroa

pliers  
pliers.  pilaias

plop  
to go plop (in water).  paduhak

pluck  
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 scale (fish); to pluck (feathers).  winaun₁
to scale (fish); to pluck (feathers).  wina₁
to splash (of a fish swimming near the surface); to strum; to pluck (a string).  pisikεk

plug  
spark plug.  sipak

plumeria  
tree sp., plumeria.  pwohmaria

plywood  
plywood.  pεnεhda

pocket  
inside pocket.  dohnmwani
pocket.  pwoaluj

poi  
Kusaien style poi made from ripe breadfruit.  mwoarki
poi (from breadfruit, bananas, or taro).  lihli

point  
to point well (of a boat).  waidak

poison  
food poisoning from fish.  karik
poison; rubbing alcohol; lighter fluid.  pwoaisin

poke  
to poke a hole in unripe breadfruit, into which salt water is poured to hasten ripening.  dok moai
to poke at; to lunge at with a pointed instrument.  doakoa₁
to poke with a spear.  pwiar
to stab or to poke repeatedly.  doakoahda
to stab; to poke; to inject; to shoot.  dok₁

pole  
boat pole.  kasi
curved pole on a crescent-shaped net.  koau₂
fishing pole.  pwo₁
pole for picking fruit.  piload
pole with a cutting edge lashed to it.  nεnioak
to pole a boat in shallow water.  kasi
to pole vault.  pwohdaka
yoke or pole for carrying equally weighted bundles.  inani

police  
police.  pilihjmεhn

polish  
shoe polish.  pilakin
to polish.  pwoalis

polite  
polite; humble.  aksiksik

pomade  
pomade; hair cream.  pahro

Ponape  
Ponape.  Pohnpεi

pool  
game, pool.  damaski
tidal pool.  peil
to play pool.  damaski
to pool (of money).  mwujin

poor  
poor.  joamwoahmwoa
poor.  kupwa
poor.  wasa
poor or unfortunate person.  piplingei
to be without, to be poor in.  lεhk

popsicle  
popsicle.  aiskeiki

popular  
popular.  indan
popular with girls.  majmaj₂

porch  
porch.  palang₁

porcupine fish  
fish sp., porcupine fish.  joi₁

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

porridge  
porridge.  aujεk
to make porridge.  aujεk

Portugal  
Portugal.  Poaski

Portuguese-man-of-war  
fish sp., kind of jellyfish, Portuguese-man-of-war.  luhnkε

position  
its position or its situation.  pohioa
title; position.  daidεl

post  
foundation post.  wur₂
posts holding up porch roof.  sidanjin
to post, to hammer up.  poanihda

post-office  
post-office.  pwohsdo

postpone  
to postpone.  kajaula

posture  
stance for; posture for; to seem ready to.  lεmεn₁

pot  
cooking pot.  ainpwoahs
Japanese cooking pot.  kama₁

potato  
potato.  pidεhdε

potion  
black magic; charm; potion; spell.  winehni

pound  
pound (of weight).  poaun
to pound soaking breadfruit in preparation for making mar.  wossou
to pound; to hit; to ring (a bell).  juk

pour  
to pour.  widεk

powder  
powder.  pouda

power  
magic, spiritual power.  manman

powerful  
powerful.  uk₄
powerful (of a blow).  angin₂
spiritually powerful; able to do magic without artifice.  manman

practice  
practice.  renju
to practice (athletics).  renju

praise  
to greet; to salute; to praise.  kaping
to greet; to salute; to praise.  kapinga
to praise; to make even.  kapaia

pranks  
to do pranks.  mwoarjuεd

prattle  
to prattle.  lidokdokpwijε₂

pray  
to pray.  kapkap

preacher  
teacher; preacher.  johnpadahk

predict  
to examine; to predict; to diagnose; to guess.  kajau₁
to make predictions about a fishing trip, supposedly bringing bad luck.  mwumwlεp

pregnancy  
last month of pregnancy.  johnpwong in wijik kapehd
to be in an early stage of pregnancy.  moangoanpej

pregnant  
pregnant.  lijaian

pre-occupied  
worried; pre-occupied.  air₂

prepare  
to work at preparing; to study.  onop
to be prepared; to be readied, prepared.  onopda
to prepare.  koaunop
to prepare equipment for fishing.  pwohpwo nihjεd
to prepare for someone's arrival.  umwin kapaj

presage  
omen of, sign of, presage of, sudden rain shower taken to be a presage of.  langin

preserve  
breadfruit preserve.  mar

president  
president; chairman.  wei₁
retired president of the church council.  jauwaj₁

press  
to press.  idaid₁
to press.  idang
to squeeze between fingers; to press (a button); to hold in one's hand.  padik

pretend  
to estimate; to pretend.  mwomwεhng
to pretend.  mwomwεhda

pretty  
good; pretty; nice.  mwεhu₁
pretty.  parpare
pretty; good looking.  maj mwεhu

previously  
before; previously.  mijkoalkoal

prickly  
prickly.  dokdok₂

priest  
Catholic priest.  pahdrε
high priest.  jamwro

print  
his impression or print; scar on him.  mohnε
print of; trace of.  nεngin
printing.  insing in daip
to print.  insing

prison  
prison; prisoner.  kalpwuhj

prisoner  
prison; prisoner.  kalpwuhj

problem  
its trouble or problem, the cause of its difficulty.  koauwεpoa

productive  
productive; prolific.  kaparpar

professor  
professor.  poaroapsoa

profesy  
to profesy.  kohp

projectile  
flat projectile.  pajingko

projection  
canoe part, fin-like projection on bow of a canoe to keep waves from splashing in.  kapwidpwid
projection from the bow of a boat to which ropes can be secured.  jidau

prolific  
productive; prolific.  kaparpar

prolonged  
prolonged; too long.  woaroaila

promise  
to promise; to make an agreement.  inoau₂

promote  
to be promoted.  kajauda
to climb to; to be promoted to.  doauoang

prop  
beam running parallel to the ground giving support to the structure; a prop.  loang₂
to prop up; to lend support to.  iroar
to prop up; to lend support to.  iroaroa
to raise with a prop.  loangloang₂
to raise with a prop.  loangε

property  
place; property.  wija

prophet  
prophet.  johkohp

protect  
to cover or to protect.  pwoaipwoai
to cover or to protect.  pwain
to help, to come to one's aid or to take someone's part; to protect; to defend.  doar₃
to shield, to protect (from the elements).  suhsu
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

Protestant  
Protestant.  piroahsdεn

protrude  
to protrude.  dik

proud  
to show off; be proud of.  kala₁

provoke  
patient; restrained, calm; hard to provoke.  kanangma

pry  
to pry off; to split.  karara₁

psoriasis  
skin condition, psoriasis.  joan

pubic  
pubic area.  pohn pwoar
pubic bone.  sihn pwoaroa

public  
to do public work without pay.  kamwahu

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

puddle  
puddle.  padin pil

pull  
pulled out; to come off.  jarda
to draw lots; to vote; to pull out or up (stakes, trees, etc.).  weij
to pull.  oppop
to pull.  oappoap
to pull along the ground; to drag a heavy or awkward object.  warahk
to pull at.  oapi
to pull at.  jarεk₁
to pull down an outside covering (as bark or clothing).  kakihr₁
to pull down the foreskin.  wεdwil
to pull down the foreskin.  wεdik
to pull off.  kakihrla
to pull off with teeth.  ngajir
to pull oneself onto a branch; to swing legs over onto a branch.  jεpεl
to pull out or up; to vote; to draw lots.  wεiwεi
to pull out or up; to vote; to draw lots.  wij
to pull something along a track, rope, or cord.  air₁
to pull taut; to jerk taut.  kamaia
to pull up or off, to peel.  dalεk
to pull; to yank.  doapwdoapw
to pull; to yank.  doapwoa
to stretch; to pull tight.  kadεng
to vote; to pull up.  weir₁

pulley  
pulley.  duap

pulse  
to jump when startled; to have a pulse.  nu

pumice  
pumice stone.  wεhn₃

pump  
pump.  poam
to pump.  poam

pumpkin  
pumpkin.  poangkin

punch  
punch.  poais₂
to box₁; to punch.  pakir
to knock; to punch; to hit hard.  likim
to punch.  noakim

punish  
to be punished.  koaloklok
to punish.  koalkoa

punishment  
punishment.  koaloklok

purgatory  
purgatory.  pwulkadεhrio

purple  
purple or violet.  pwijεhn mwoal

purpose  
reason; purpose; cause.  kahrεpoa
to act in a purposeful manner while attributing the outcome to luck.  akloaki

pus  
pus.  kεnεn mεl

push  
to push.  jinejin
to push.  pwuhj
to push.  jinoak
to push apart.  oarihpijoang
to push over.  ukoik
to push over.  uko
to push with feet.  pahd₁
to try to push over.  ukoj

put  
to gather together; to put together; to be attracted.  kihpεnε₁
to move something up; to put up (as money).  kihda
to put down; to save; to leave behind.  kihdi
to put in the mouth.  pwoarpwoar₂
to put in the mouth.  pwoaroa₂
to put on (a garland).  mwaroa
to put on a garland; to wear a garland.  mwarmwar₂
to put out (fire); to shut off (light).  kakun
to put shoes on.  juhla
to put under (in weaving); to stick through.  diddil
to put under (in weaving); to stick through.  dilim
to store; to put away.  nekidla

putrid  
spoiled; rotten or putrid.  moasoa

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