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rabbit  
rabbit.  roapis

rabies  
rabies.  johmwεhu in doahk

race  
race.  weir₂
race in which the participants hop with legs tied together.  weir in luj
race in which the participants run while holding on to the same long pole.  weir in pohs
race in which the participants run with a bottle held by a line and a nail.  weir in pang rumε
race, hundred meter race.  iakumεhda
race, obstacle race.  songaipwiji
race, relay race.  rihlei
race, three-legged race.  weir in pirεnε
race, wheelbarrow race.  weir in wilpahro
to race.  weir₂

radio  
radio.  rehdio
to radio, send a message by radio.  dεmwpwo
to radio, to send a message by radio.  wailεs

radish  
pickled radish.  dakuang

raft  
raft.  rahp

rafter  
rafters.  kaddal
space between rafters over which thatch is placed.  dinak

rail  
rail.  rεhl
rounded rib forming rail of a boat.  padin pwuhsuhs

rain  
rain.  wud₁
to collapse on; to crumble around; to rain heavily on.  mwarak
to rain.  wud₁

rainbow  
fish sp., ? kind of rainbow runner.  ialadεhl
fish sp., ? kind of rainbow runner.  dεhl
rainbow.  iahia

rainbow runner  
fish sp., ? kind of rainbow runner.  dillap
fish sp., ? kind of rainbow runner.  mwεlmwεl₂
fish sp., rainbow runner.  mwinjeik

raincoat  
raincoat.  reinkohd

raindrop  
raindrop.  ding₂

raise  
raised or brought up; initiated.  kaiahn
to build (of houses); to erect; to raise to an erect position.  kou₁
to nod (the head); to raise head above surface of water to breathe.  mwasoa
to raise pitch of voice.  ngilda
to raise with a prop.  loangloang₂
to raise with a prop.  loangε

rake  
rake.  rεhk

rank  
rank, file.  karej

rap  
to knock; to rap.  lεslεs
to knock; to rap knuckles.  loasoang

rape  
to rape.  angkεhlail

rare  
rare; to cook rare.  koupwuhpw
rare; to cook rare.  koupwuhpw

rash  
allergic rash.  linnapw
hasty; rash; reckless.  rupw
heat rash.  pwudongin pwεsin
to get a rash from an unhealed skin infection.  sakaida

rat  
rat.  kijesik winan

ravenous  
ravenous.  peio
ravenous; voracious.  wosomw

raw  
alive; fresh; raw; to run (of a machine).  mour

ray  
claw of crab or lobster; tentacle; ray (of sun).  ang
fish sp., kind of large ray.  pwohrang
fish sp., kind of ray.  poalpoahrok
ray fish.  poa₂
rays (of the sun), sunburst.  jirang₂

razor  
razor.  reisa

reach  
met; reached.  su
to reach.  pik-
to reach by feeling.  poahjda
to reach by stretching.  εng₁
to reach over here.  pukdo
to reach; to arrive; to have been to.  lεl₁

read  
to read through.  wadεkla
to read; to count.  wadwad₂
to read; to count.  wadεk

readied  
to be prepared; to be readied, prepared.  onopda

ready  
to be prepared; to be readied, prepared.  onopda
ready.  rεdi

real  
real; true.  mεrε

really  
really; certainly; truly.  poaroahpoa
really; for sure.  mεhlpwa
really; truly.  mεrε
to pass; to be completely, really.  dauluhl

reason  
reason; purpose; cause.  kahrεpoa

receipt  
receipt.  rijihd

reckless  
hasty; rash; reckless.  rupw

recompense  
to recompense; to pay (someone).  pwoaijoahla

reconcile  
reconciled; untroubled; in good health.  injεnmwahu

recook  
to recook stale food to make it edible.  poahl

red  
red.  wahssa

reed  
reed.  alεk
reed variety, not found on Mokil.  lirau

reef  
barrier reef.  pεrεu
exposed reef.  pohliklik
pass through reef; crack in reef.  o₂
portion of the reef exposed at low tide.  mad
reef.  wos
sunken reef.  moarmoar
the part of the reef at which the lagoon is open to the ocean.  pahina

regards  
regards.  rahnmwahu

regret  
to regret.  koluhla

rehearsal  
rehearsal.  poad₂

rehearse  
to rehearse.  poad₂

reign  
government; term (of office); reign.  wei₂

rejoice  
to rejoice.  malauda

related  
to be related; to be relatives; close₁ together.  koaroanpεnε

relationship  
male-female relationship excluding marriage and demanding a high level of respect.  poal
to be in a father-son relationship.  jamjam
to be in a mother-daughter relationship.  inain

relative  
his relative.  kijεhn
nurse; relative who cares for a sick person.  kampio
to be related; to be relatives; close₁ together.  koaroanpεnε

relay  
race, relay race.  rihlei

release  
released; untied.  lapw
to be free (as after work); released (from duty or obligation); available.  pijεk
to release one's grip.  pwεijang
to release; to untie (rope).  jalad
to untie; to release; to absolve.  lapwad

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

religion  
thought; religion.  lamlam₂

remain  
to remain, to be left over.  luoahdi
to stay; to remain.  mwomwohd

remains  
his or its remains or left-overs.  luoa

remember  
to remember.  lεmεhda
to remember.  saman
to remember.  samanda

remembrance  
time of remembrance, anniversary.  saman

remind  
to remind.  kasaman

renew  
to repair; to renew.  kakapwihla

repair  
to repair; to mend.  winaun₂
to repair; to mend.  wina₂
to repair; to renew.  kakapwihla

repay  
to pay for; to repay.  dopdop
to pay for; to repay.  dupuk

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

replace  
to change or to replace (covering, pages, etc.).  awal₂

representative  
his representative.  wilioa

reputation  
name; reputation.  ad₁

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

residence  
residence.  koaujoan

respect  
respectful.  woaun
well-liked; respected.  kεnkεn

responsibility  
concern; responsibility.  pwukoa
responsibility.  kouwa
share; responsibility; concern.  pwaij₁

responsible  
responsible.  kouwa
responsible for.  pwaijanki
responsible; involved; blamed.  pwukoa

rest  
to rest.  koammoal
to rest one's head on.  wiling

restaurant  
restaurant.  imwεn mwingε

restive  
restive.  sangsang mwahl

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

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

restrict  
forbidden; restricted; illegal.  inεpw
limited; restricted; divided, partitioned.  irair

retribution  
to find retribution, to get one's just desserts.  riahla

return  
to give back; to take back; to return.  kajapahl
to return.  japahl
to return repeatedly to.  pwuroa

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

reward  
his tribute; his reward; his wages.  ijoa
to pay tribute or wages; to reward.  ijaij
to pay tribute or wages; to reward.  ijoa

rib  
rib.  sihlanglang
rib of a boat.  dimpεr

ribbon  
ribbon.  repin
tape; ribbon.  deip

rice  
rice.  rais
rice bowl.  jawang
rice paddle.  samwiji

rich  
rich; wealthy.  koapwoahpwoa

rickets  
sickness, rickets.  wiεl

rickshaw  
rickshaw.  riaka

riddle  
omen; sign; riddle.  kajau₁

ride  
to ride (in a vehicle).  dak₂
to ride (in a vehicle).  dakoa
to ride very low in the water, to be about to sink.  mwoi

ridge  
summit; ridge (of a roof); pinnacle.  koadok

ridgepole  
ridgepole.  joakoanmεn

rifle  
rifle.  jikaddo

right  
right.  moaun

rigid  
hard or firm; rigid; tough; older.  sohn₂

ring  
wrestling ring.  sumwo
nose ring.  deisumw
ring.  rihng
ring around the moon.  imwεn johnpwong
to pound; to hit; to ring (a bell).  juk
to ring (of ears).  dingihng

ringworm  
sickness, ringworm.  kihdo₂
to have ringworm.  kihdo₂

rinse  
to swill out one's mouth; to rinse the mouth.  mwokmwok

rip  
to rip off; to break open (as a lock); to break.  dapang₁

ripsaw  
ripsaw.  rεpsoa

ripe  
not ripe (of fruit).  pwul
ripe, ready to be eaten.  immas
ripe; middle aged.  mah₁
to get ripe.  ku

ripen  
to ripen (of fruit).  kapis₁
to ripen fruit by burying it or putting it in a box; to cover the umw..  komwpwεl

rippling  
rippling.  mwunoahnoa

rise  
moon rise.  kajlangin maram
risen from the dead.  iejda
to get up, to rise.  pwohr₁
to grow well; to sprout; to rise (of bread).  pwoai
to rise (of sun); to shine.  dak₁

river  
river.  pil lap

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

roast  
to roast breadfruit.  koanjin

rock  
line of rocks inside the pεrεu and exposed at low tide.  nahna
stone or rock; coral.  sakai
to rock the water from a capsized canoe.  wuro₂

rocky  
rocky.  sakaikai

rod  
metal rod.  dekking

roll  
bundle or roll.  kap₁
to call the roll.  panggo
to roll.  sapwor
to roll (something).  kasahpwoaroa
to roll cigarettes; to make string by twisting strands of coconut husk together.  koalkoal
to sway; to roll (of a boat).  dahdahk
to twist strands of coconut husk together to make string; to roll cigarettes.  koalo₁

rollers  
canoe rollers.  doauloang

roof  
attic or space under the roof.  pwoalo
roof extension creating a storage area.  dihjεk
roof of corrogated metal.  duhl
roof of the mouth.  pεhn ngoasngoas
thatch; roof of thatch.  oaj₁
to finish roofing a house.  dadmai
to pass up roofing.  joappoaj
to roof.  ingkoad

room  
room.  pεrε
room.  ruhmw

roomy  
roomy.  koanoang₃

rooster  
rooster.  kihng₁

root  
pandanus roots.  liok
root (of plant).  koalo₂

rooty  
rooty, having lots of roots.  koalohlo

rope  
rope.  joal
to tie or to fasten with rope.  inaur

rose  
tea rose.  dih rohs

rotten  
rotten.  pεrεr
rotten.  roadin
rotten or decomposed.  mwoajoahngis
rotten or spoiled (of something inside a shell).  war₂
spoiled; rotten or putrid.  moasoa

rough  
rough (of a surface).  mwangaingai
rough (of objects).  jamoadoandoal
rough (of ocean).  mwoakidkid
rough sea caused by the meeting of two opposing currents.  poangos

round  
round (as a ball).  pwuhsuhs
rounded (as the bow of a boat or the point of a knife); blunt (of a point).  pukul

row  
row₁, line.  iroak
to row.  jεi in pohs

rowdy  
rowdy.  lahrkin

rowlock  
rowlock.  roahloak

rub  
rub together (of paper, clothes, etc.).  rujoa
to rub noses.  load maj
to rub one's eyes.  iding
to rub together (of paper, clothes, etc.).  rujoruj

rubber  
rubber.  kumi

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

rudder  
rudder; steering wheel.  ilihl

rugby  
rugby.  rakkupi

rumble  
to rumble.  ngirngir
to rumble (of thunder).  malangir

run  
alive; fresh; raw; to run (of a machine).  mour
run of fish.  mwumw pwok
to chase; to run after; to follow.  kauj
to run a relay race.  rihlei
to run away; to flee.  kau
to run with the line (said of a hooked fish).  jεkjεk
to run; to travel (in a vehicle); to swim (of fish).  kijou
used up; to have run out; to be lacking.  dalεhla

rush  
impatient, overanxious; to rush.  adpwal
to rush.  pwurur

rust  
rust.  insahn pahrang
rust.  ras

rutted  
rutted; full of depressions.  padpad

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