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Updated: 6/9/2013       

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saber  
saber.  jiapoarpoar

sack  
bag; sack.  pεhk₁

sacred  
holy or sacred building.  imwjoarwi
holy; sacred.  joarwi

sacrifice  
to sacrifice by fire; to give a donation to the church.  mεiroang

sad  
sad.  injinjuεd

sadden  
to sadden; saddening.  kainjinjuεd
to sadden; saddening.  kainjinjuεd

safe  
cash box or safe.  kingko
safe.  jeipw

sail  
sail.  i
sail made from mats used on small paddling canoe.  i rohp
sail that is makeshift or temporary.  joaroak
to compete in sailing.  pakwaidak
to sail.  joaroak
to sail across the wind.  kadahriεk

sailfish  
fish sp., sailfish.  ujunlεp

sailor  
sailor.  jehla

saliva  
saliva.  pilεn au

salt  
sea water; salt.  jεd

salty  
to taste salty (of water).  nimεn pali

salute  
to greet; to salute; to praise.  kaping
to greet; to salute; to praise.  kapinga

same  
the same as; like; about; concerning; how.  doahr₁

sand  
course sand.  pikεn sipwε
fine sand.  deimεlmεl
sand.  pik

sandpaper  
fish sp., ? sandpaper fish.  ikwirej₁

sandy  
sandy.  pikapik

sap  
fermented coconut sap; tuba; coconut toddy.  jikaluε
giving lots of sap (of a coconut tree).  dεhng
gum; sap.  pwil

satan  
satan; devil.  jεhsεn

satiated  
stuffed (with food); satiated.  lεlpwoal

satisfied  
satisfied (sexually); weak (after eating certain foods).  lisopw

save  
to put down; to save; to leave behind.  kihdi
to save; to keep.  nekid

saw  
cross-cut saw with a knife-like handle.  soahn pwilei
handsaw; cross-cut saw.  ainsoa
Japanese-style saw for cutting boards.  koamoaik₂
ripsaw.  rεpsoa
saw.  soa₁
saw-dust.  kidεn soa
to saw.  soa₁

say  
to say.  pwa₂
to say to; to tell.  pwεhng

scab  
scabby; have a scab.  kuroahdεk

scabby  
scabby; have a scab.  kuroahdεk

scale  
balance scale₁, graduated in kilos.  kang₂
body hair; feathers; scales.  win₁
to scale (fish); to pluck (feathers).  winaun₁
to scale (fish); to pluck (feathers).  wina₁

scallop  
scallop.  pwai

scalp  
scalp.  kilin moang

scar  
his impression or print; scar on him.  mohnε
hole (in the ground); crater; scar.  lipw
pronounced scar, from birth.  ohpa₁
scar.  pwoas₂

scared  
afraid; scared.  mijik

scewer  
to be scewered or strung.  irrεkda

school  
group or division; grade, level (in school); herd; school (of fish).  pwihn
group or gathering; school (of fish).  polo
school.  sukuhl
school (of fish).  pwo₂

scissors  
scissors.  jidis

scold  
to swear; to scold.  woarwoar

scoop  
to scoop up with a net.  sohso
to scoop up with a net.  sohk

scorpion  
scorpion.  supuksian

scowl  
to scowl; sour (of a person).  pwijrεk

scrape  
to work at serving; to dish out (food); to scrape with hands.  roak₁
to scrape with a hard object like knife or fingernail; to make leaf flexible for weaving.  kiroahd
to take up or to dig into with finger; to scrape with finger.  oahd₂

scraper  
pandanus scraper used to extract juice from pandanus fruit.  waikoang

scratch  
to scratch.  karipwid
to scratch.  karipwidoa
to scratch (in pool game).  sukuraj

scream  
to give a shrill scream or screech to attract attention or express joy.  jε₂

screech  
to give a shrill scream or screech to attract attention or express joy.  jε₂

screw  
screw.  sukru

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

scrub  
to scrub.  sikroap

sea  
rough sea caused by the meeting of two opposing currents.  poangos
sea water; salt.  jεd

sea anemone  
sea anemone.  rihng in nεhn jεd

sea bass  
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  ilihlinno
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  jamminip
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  jopwou₂
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  kalno
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  kirrej
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  korohsεhng
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  moaud
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  mwarai
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  pεdnoko
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  pwoaloa₂
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  riprip
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  widir joanjoan
fish sp., kind of sea bass.  widir joau
fish sp., kind of sea bass (? hump-backed rock cod).  pahpahnoair
fish sp., kind of sea bass (? lunar-tailed rock cod).  lisok
fish sp., kind of sea bass (? sand bass).  kali
fish sp., kind of sea bass (? speckled pug).  jawi
fish sp., large sea bass.  kiro
fish sp., sea bass.  widir

sea cucumber  
sea cucumber.  jipεnpεn
sea cucumber variety.  woaroar
sea cucumber variety, purple in color.  mwoal₂
sea cucumber variety, small and white.  loangon
sea cucumber variety, very long.  koasop₂

sea grass  
sea grass.  walahd
sea grass, about three inches in height.  jomw

sea perch  
fish sp., kind of sea perch.  ajmεl
fish sp., kind of sea perch.  kεhu
fish sp., kind of sea perch.  welelimw

sea urchin  
sea urchin.  poaipoai₂
sea urchin variety, large.  lisar

sea-horse  
sea-horse.  sihoahs

seal  
plastic seal.  jihl₂
seal ((animal)).  jihl₁

search  
to search.  roapoan
to search with light.  jor₃

searchlight  
searchlight.  dangkaido

seasick  
seasick.  mwoaloangloang

season  
breadfruit season.  roak₂
time; season.  anjoau
to be in season.  roak₂

seat  
seat of boat or canoe.  loa₂

seated  
to sit; seated.  mwindi

seaward  
towards the open ocean; seaward.  inmadau

seaweed  
floating seaweed; flotsam; material trapped between opposing currents.  rir₂
seaweed; sponge; moss.  limw₁

second  
second.  kariaw

second-hand  
dried up; second-hand.  mεngmεng

secret  
secret.  oakkoak

secretary  
secretary.  johninsing
secretary.  sekderi

see  
distant; almost out of sight.  ngεnngεn
to see; to look.  kapang₁

seed  
breadfruit seed.  koaloa₁
having lots of seeds.  koaloahloa
seed.  liporro

seem  
to seem, to have the appearance of.  mwomwεn

select  
to choose; to select.  pilpil
to choose; to select.  pil₁

selfish  
selfish; stingy.  joamwoas

sell  
to sell; to engage in trade; to do business.  noas

semen  
semen.  kuj

send  
to send.  kadar₁
to send up spray.  pwidpwid

sennit  
coconut sennit.  do
coconut sennit strand.  ainkos
sennit string.  pwεhl

sentence  
sentence.  loapin lal

separate  
separate.  kihpijoang

September  
September.  jεpsεmpε

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

sergeant fish  
fish sp., ? sergeant fish.  pweir

serious  
serious (of an illness).  doar₄
serious about.  ngoangki

servant  
female servant.  lidu
male servant.  ladu
slave; servant.  kuli

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

service  
religious service held in another community.  pidεk
religious service held in the evening.  joarwi nukun
religious service; worship.  joarwi

set  
to plant; to set in the ground.  poadpoad₄
to set (a watch); to correct.  kapwung
to start; to found; to set out.  sapiahda
to stop (of an action); to set (of the sun).  sukdi
to work at planting; to set in the ground.  poadok

settle  
to sit back and relax; to settle (as a solution).  joandi

seven  
seven.  eij
seven.  ijuw
seven.  ijkij
seven.  ijmεn
seven.  ijpas
seven.  iji-

seventh  
seventh.  kaujuw

seventy  
seventy.  ijihjεk

several  
some; several; a few.  epwi

sew  
to sew.  doadoa
to sew.  doa₁

shackles  
handcuffs, shackles.  ain₁

shade  
shade; shadow.  rir₁
shaded.  rir₁
to shade.  karir

shadow  
shade; shadow.  rir₁

shake  
to shake.  isihs
to shake.  roar₁
to shake.  isik
to shake hands.  ispoa
to shake hands.  seikahn
to wiggle; to shake.  rεpεk

shallow  
shallow.  poadpoad₃

shameless  
shameless.  pohnkil

shape  
to shape a canoe.  palwar

share  
share of food.  kij₂
share; responsibility; concern.  pwaij₁
to give someone his share.  kijoa
unwilling to share food.  pwurrεn moad

shark  
full of sharks.  pakohko
large black shark found in open ocean.  pakohn madau
shark.  pako
shark sp..  oasoanwoa
shark sp..  pasahu
shark sp., black tip shark.  pelngej
shark sp., gummy shark.  asahs
shark sp., hammerhead.  pako dohdo
shark sp., large blue shark that scavenges bottom.  wolloli
shark sp., large shark with rough skin, caught only at night.  jianoi
shark sp., little blue shark.  koaimw₂
shark sp., white in color.  pwoahpw

sharp  
sharp.  ingkoang

sharpen  
to sharpen.  joaijoai
to sharpen.  jaim
to sharpen a knife by rubbing it against another knife.  roajroaj
to sharpen a knife by rubbing it against another knife.  roajoa₂
to sharpen a new knife roughly.  pwelik₂

sharpshooter  
to be a sharpshooter (with a gun or spear).  wailεl

shave  
to grind coconut; to shave.  kohkoa
to have a shaved head.  moang koikoi
to shave.  ko alij
to shave back of neck.  reisa
to shave the head.  dalεn moangi

shavings  
shavings.  kidεn palpal

she  
he; she.  ih₁

sheath  
sheet; sheath.  jihs₂

shed  
copra shed.  kansohpa
open shed attached to a building.  poahn malεk
to shed the skin (of a shellfish).  wεlkinla

sheep  
sheep.  jihpw

sheet  
canoe line, sheet.  li₂
covering; sheet or blanket.  up
his sheet.  upah
sheet; sheath.  jihs₂

shelf  
shelf.  dεna
shoulder-high shelf fastened to a wall, usually used to store food.  pwi

shell  
coconut shell.  dal₁
finger or toe nail; turtle shell.  pwoas₁
one half of a clam shell.  ipo₂
shell variety.  pwunin koumar
shell variety, cat-eye.  koamwoang
shell variety, cowrie.  kaurε
shell variety, kind of miter.  paskul
shell variety, kind of miter.  pwunin nεhn pik
shell variety, sailing shell, nautilus.  pwun joaroak
shell variety, small thin white shell.  pinik
shell variety, trochus.  dakasngai
shell; shellfish.  pwun

shellfish  
shell; shellfish.  pwun

shelter  
air raid shelter.  pwohkung

shield  
shield (from the elements).  suhsu
to shield, to protect (from the elements).  suhsu

shift  
to float or to drift; to shift (of sand).  pεi₃

shin  
shin.  soapwoahdin ε

shine  
to rise (of sun); to shine.  dak₁
to shine (of reflected light).  rapwoal

shingles  
to make shingles from leaves; to make thatch.  dokkoaj

shinny  
to shinny.  kirkahk

shiny  
shiny.  rapwrapwoal
shiny; clear (in view).  mεlεnglεng

ship  
ship.  jip₂

shirt  
shirt.  jεhs

shock  
electricity; electric shock.  lioal

shocked  
shocked.  jaj
surprised; shocked.  lis

shoe  
high-heeled shoes.  ju koangkoang
leather shoe.  kawa₁
shoe.  ju
to put shoes on.  juhla

shoehorn  
shoehorn.  kuspara

shoelace  
shoelace.  sipin ju

shoot  
to shoot a bow-and-arrow.  koapis
to shoot at.  kojuki
to shoot hard (a marble).  dopas
to stab; to poke; to inject; to shoot.  dok₁
young shoot growing from base of main plant stem.  il₁

shore  
shore.  oaroahr
towards the shore (from the open sea).  inmad

short  
short.  mwoskalai
short.  mwosmwos
short pants.  ainspwong
short time ago; in a little while.  apwkan

short stop  
short stop.  johdo

short-tempered  
short-tempered.  mwosmwos pwurroa

shot  
to make a hard shot or a slapshot.  pando

shotput  
shotput.  wannangge

shoulder  
his shoulder.  aproa
part of the back, shoulder blades.  upw₂

shout  
to call; to shout; to arouse.  poangpoang
to shout.  rahu

shovel  
shovel.  japwol

show  
to show.  kajlε
to show off.  kakko
to show off.  lehmwsik
to show off; be proud of.  kala₁

show-off  
to be a show-off.  lεhmwdal₂

shrimp  
kind of shrimp.  luhr
shrimp.  likεdεpw

shrink  
to shrink.  pwor

shroud  
canoe line, shroud.  joalin pohn dam

shudder  
to shudder.  loaik

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

shut  
shut up!.  loakloakoa
to put out (fire); to shut off (light).  kakun

shy  
ashamed or embarrassed; bashful; shy.  mεhk

siblings  
to be siblings; be first-$cousins.  riari

sick  
sick.  johmwεhu
sick at heart.  lijohmwεhu
to feel sick because of over-eating greasy food.  pingarngar
to feign sickness to get out of work.  sikleisi

sickle  
sickle.  kama₂
sickle.  sikεl

sickly  
sickly or thin (of an infant), said to be caused by lack of attention from a wild mother.  mwoajnoa

sickness  
itchy; sickness resulting in pimply, itchy skin; sexually stimulated.  pwudong
sickness affecting animals, ? anthrax.  johmwεhu in jumwwa
sickness marked by yellowing of palms, weakening of muscles and eventual paralysis (of a woman).  johmwεhu in li
sickness, ? yaws.  pwakkε₁
sickness, a fever followed by swelling in leg.  sis₃
sickness, a fungus infection manifest by white spots on the skin.  japa
sickness, an eye condition resulting in constant blinking, congenital on Pingelap.  marmarip
sickness, bleeding from the vagina.  insahpwilpwil
sickness, chicken pox.  umwpwoas
sickness, early stage of yaws.  ruk₁
sickness, fever accompanied by coughing.  karkar₁
sickness, flaky skin often covering large sections of the body.  kohko₂
sickness, infection causing cuts in the toes.  jarahpis
sickness, infection in the mouth affecting young children.  da₂
sickness, like johmwεhuin li but afflicting a man.  johmwεhu in woal
sickness, pink-eye.  maj pwunan
sickness, rickets.  wiεl
sickness, ringworm.  kihdo₂
sickness; disease.  johmwεhu

side  
a half; a side (of something).  oaloap
half; side.  loap
near side; closer (to the speaker).  kajapwdo
side; beside.  pangpang
to join (a team); to take a side.  pwilihla
to side with.  uhpal

sideburns  
sideburns.  poahn oarong

sidekick  
sidekick.  panjo

sidestep  
to sidestep a blow.  dioar

sign  
omen of, sign of, presage of, sudden rain shower taken to be a presage of.  langin
omen; sign; riddle.  kajau₁
to sign.  sain

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

silk  
silk.  silik₁

silly  
silly.  kijngai
silly.  wuriakiak
silly; stupid.  poakoaioa

silver  
silver.  jilpεr
thread-fin silver belly fish.  dingar

sin  
full of sin.  dipan
his sin.  dipah
to sin.  dihp
to sin.  ria

sing  
to sing.  koaul

single  
unmarried, single.  kiripw

singlet  
undershirt with sleeves; T-shirt or singlet.  singkilid

sink  
to sink (of a boat or canoe).  mwoidi
to sink (of animates).  pwuhr
to sink of one's own weight.  kihr₂
to sink, to form a sink hole.  kulupla

sir  
sir; ma'am.  maing

siren  
siren.  sairing

sister  
his brother; his sister; his cousin.  riah

sister-in-law  
brother-in-law; sister-in-law.  mwah

sit  
to sit back and relax; to settle (as a solution).  joandi
to sit cross-legged.  loangoanmwein
to sit on haunches; to squat.  kuhsεk
to sit with one's legs out to the side.  loangoanpein
to sit; seated.  mwindi

situation  
its position or its situation.  pohioa

six  
six.  ohn
six.  wonow
six.  wonkij
six.  wonmεn
six.  wonpas

sixth  
sixth.  kawonow

sixty  
sixty.  woneijεk

size  
large-size.  woaloklok
size (as of clothes).  sais
small-size.  woasiksik
to be the same size as or the same age as.  woahr

skeleton  
skeleton.  loapoangε

skill  
tactical skill in wrestling.  pwomw

skilled  
skilled in building or handiwork.  kapεhl
skilled in tree climbing.  palεk₂
skilled; skillful.  mai₂

skillful  
skilled; skillful.  mai₂
skillful.  kadεk₂

skin  
any covering that is part of an object; skin; bark; peel (of fruit).  kil
skin condition, psoriasis.  joan
to be thick-skinned.  kilin pwupw

skinny  
skinny.  ringoaingoai

skip  
to skip over the water.  wajejjej

skipjack  
fish sp., a kind of skipjack.  mejeik
fish sp., a large skipjack.  langε
fish sp., kind of skipjack.  adam
fish sp., kind of skipjack.  japwolpwol
fish sp., kind of skipjack.  jεngjεng
fish sp., kind of skipjack.  lahd
fish sp., kind of skipjack.  loalod
fish sp., kind of skipjack.  soap
fish sp., kind of skipjack (? turrum fish).  kehpwini
fish sp., skipjack.  oarong

skirt  
skirt.  wurohj
skirt made of leaves or grass.  koal₁

sky  
sky.  loang₃
sky.  mijεn loanggε
to have storm clouds in the sky.  jarkoasoau

slacken  
to slacken (of rain).  mahkda

slacker  
to be a slacker.  dangpaur

slang  
slang; neologism.  poais₃

slap  
sound of slap; to slap.  pak₂
to hit; to bat; to slap.  wεs₂
to slap hand against chest and arm.  erua
to slap, to make a slapping sound.  pap

slapshot  
to make a hard shot or a slapshot.  pando

slate  
slate.  silehs₂

slave  
slave; servant.  kuli

sleep  
to be a light sleeper.  poahmsik
to sleep.  moair
to sleep heavily.  moair koalik
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
to sleep in a house that has just had a birth, usually involving only the immediate family.  moair noaisik
to sleep with one eye open.  moair jahpahp
to talk in one's sleep.  jiloiloi

sleeping grass  
kind of grass, sleeping grass.  limoahmoair in pwo

sleepy  
to look sleepy.  mijεn moair

sleeve  
forelimbs; arm; hand; wing; pectoral fin; sleeve of a shirt.  poa₁

slender sucking fish  
fish sp., ? slender sucking fish.  loadoanpako

slice  
slice.  dip
to slice.  dipedip
to slice.  dipoa

slide  
to slide.  kirij
to slide (as along a bench), to 'move over'.  sohrεk
to slip; to slide.  limwij

slimy  
slimy; sticky.  mwinlahwin

sling  
sling (for throwing).  pwuad

sling-jaw)  
fish sp., kind of parrot fish (? kind of sling-jaw).  koajoahp

slingshot  
forked stick used for slingshot.  mada
slingshot.  kumidεpwwo

slip  
slip.  jimi
to slip down (as from a tree).  damwdi
to slip down while climbing a tree.  limwahkirij
to slip; to slide.  limwij

slippery  
slippery.  kirkirij
slippery.  limwlimwij

sliver  
fragment; sliver.  dipoar

slope  
sloping; tilted; leaning; not growing or built straight.  kεrkεr
slope.  keikei
slope.  kεrkεr

slouch  
bent over at the top, to slouch.  mwoasoau

slow  
slow.  jadahr
slow or lethargic.  nidoi₂
slow to develop.  doahng
slow, to take a long time.  malmal
to slow; take it easy!.  kahsiksik

smack  
to smack lips.  mεsmεs

small  
little; small; young.  siksik
part of the back, small of the back.  sap₂
small object of; child of; pet of.  nihn
small-size.  woasiksik

smart  
bright; light; smart.  maram
dry (as the taste of an unripe banana); to hurt, to smart (of eyes, from staying up late).  korod
smart; intelligent.  loalkoang

smegma  
smegma.  moakoan

smell  
its smell.  pwooa
smell; odor.  pwo₄
to smell.  load
to stink; to smell bad.  mas₁

smelly  
smelly.  pwo₄

smile  
to smile; to grin.  dingεingεi

smoke  
smoke.  kalahs
smoked tuna.  ikmwanaknak
to blow; to smoke.  uk₂
to smoke.  ukuhk₁

smoker  
to be a heavy-smoker.  pwaisdεngdεng

smokey  
cloudy; smokey; fogged up (of glasses or goggles).  εdiεd
smokey.  kalahs

smooth  
smooth.  poahjoahj
smooth (of a surface).  moadoandoal
smoothed out.  kadεngpijoang

snail  
snail.  dεndεnmwiji

snake  
snake.  sinεk

snap  
snapped; divorced.  mwεi₁
to snap.  mwεid₁

snapper  
fish sp., kind of snapper.  majkod
fish sp., kind of snapper.  ngihpwa

snare  
trap; snare.  lidip

sneak  
to sneak into a girl's house at night, 'night-crawling'.  oalwoanpwong

sneeze  
to sneeze.  jirou

snore  
to snore.  ngorngor₁

snort  
to snort (like a pig).  mou

so  
so.  jahi pwa
so.  apwa
so; then.  doar₁
so; well; so there; so now what do you say.  iahu
that; so that; in order to; because.  pwa₁

soaked  
soaked.  lomw
soaked; greasy (from hair cream).  mwul₂

sob  
to sob.  kihmohmohng

sock  
sock; stocking.  jidakin

soda  
soda or carbonated beverage.  sohda

soft  
soft.  pidaddad
soft (as dough); softened (through pounding).  mwis
soft (of a shellfish that has shed its skin).  wεlkin
soft (of flesh); watery.  dikoankoan

softened  
soft (as dough); softened (through pounding).  mwis

soil  
ground; soil; dirt.  pwirej

solar plexus  
his solar plexus.  mijεn adin

soldier  
soldier.  johnpei

soldier fish  
fish sp., blunt-nosed soldier fish.  moadoau₂
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  jara₁
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  kihr₁
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  mεdleij
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  mεjrar
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  mεjrar wahssa
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  mwεn
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  soahwod
fish sp., kind of soldier fish.  wod₂

some  
some.  -pwi
some; several; a few.  epwi

somersault  
to somersault.  dikou

something  
something.  mehkij
something.  mεhkos

sometimes  
sometimes.  ekij anjoau
sometimes.  epwi anjoau

somewhat  
somewhat.  pwohd

song  
love-song.  koaul in koarir
song.  koaul

soprano  
soprano.  sεprahno

soreness  
to feel soreness in eyes (from salt water).  mεhl

sorry  
to feel sorry for; to sympathize with.  poakε

soul  
spirit; soul.  ngεn

sound  
to crackle, to make a crackling sound.  koamw
voice, sound.  ngil

soup  
soup.  suhpw

sour  
gone sour (as of spoiled liquid).  manging
sour.  kasik
to scowl; sour (of a person).  pwijrεk

soursop  
tree sp., soursop.  joi₂

south  
district of Mokil, south side.  pahdak
south.  saud₂

Southern Cross  
constellation name, the Southern Cross.  lohpwu

souvenir  
inheritance; souvenir; keepsake; memory.  johjo
souvenir.  mihn kasaman

sow  
sow.  lidop

soy  
soy sauce.  soi

space  
space between.  mwajang

spade  
spade ((playing card)).  sipeid

span  
span.  ngapεn jais

spar  
spar.  rajak

sparkle  
a sparkling on the surface of the water at night.  ahsik

spatter  
to spatter (as rain).  dikdik

speak  
to talk; to speak.  lal

spear  
arrow; spear for a speargun.  oarop
fishing method, to fish with a long spear in deep water.  kioar
spear for fighting; stick used for flattening pandanus leaves.  kopwoi
spear for fishing.  koapkoap
spear for fishing.  majmaj₁
three-pronged spear.  majjilpas

speargun  
speargun.  pijingkan

spearhead  
metal spearhead.  εpohn
spearhead.  maj₃

species  
species; kind; variety; style; ways (behavior).  joang₁

speech  
speech.  kapahrak
strange or deviant manner of speech.  sis₁
to give a speech.  kapahrak

speed  
to go full speed.  pwuhl

spell  
black magic; charm; potion; spell.  winehni
to put a spell on.  winehni
to put a spell on a tree to prevent others from gathering the fruit, usually also involves a physical marking; be cursed.  kidεpw

spider  
spider.  ohnmwahnloang
spider web.  pwijεhn ohnmwanloang

spider lily  
spider lily.  kiεpw
type of spider lily with bell-shaped flowers.  kiεpwin wai

spin  
to spin around.  pidpid
to spin; dizzy.  pwuropwur
to spin; to turn; to twist; to wind (as with a key).  kapir
to turn; to spin.  pwuroj

spine  
spine of a thatch section, made from pandanus root.  loa₁
spine; backbone.  sihnjoau

spinefoot  
fish sp., kind of spinefoot.  kaiwεl
fish sp., kind of spinefoot.  kioak
fish sp., kind of spinefoot.  lik₁
fish sp., kind of spinefoot.  mahr

spirit  
spirit; soul.  ngεn

spit  
to spit.  andip
to spit out (chewed food).  pwurak
to spit thoughtlessly or inconsiderately.  andip mwahl

splash  
to splash.  ijip
to splash (of a fish swimming near the surface); to strum; to pluck (a string).  pisikεk

splice  
splice.  siplais
to splice.  siplais

split  
broken, split; operated on; stuffed (with food).  pwal
split.  lujpijoang
to break, to split.  pwalang
to pry off; to split.  karara₁

spoil  
rotten or spoiled (of something inside a shell).  war₂
spoiled (of mar).  mwij
spoiled (of food).  mweling
spoiled, dried out (of breadfruit).  lijop
spoiled, dried out (of pandanus).  lεhmoang₂

spoiled  
spoiled; rotten or putrid.  moasoa

spokeshave  
spokeshave.  supwukseip

sponge  
seaweed; sponge; moss.  limw₁

spongy  
spongy.  moahmoahk

spool  
spool for fishing line.  kainjop

spoon  
spoon.  supwuhn

spotted  
mottled; spotted.  mwahmwain
spotted.  mwεimwεi₂
spotted (of certain kinds of rays); star-filled.  ujuhjuhn
spotted white and black (of certain kinds of koaroa that are not pure white or pure black).  pikεhk

spout  
spout.  sipaud
spout of a whale.  kujkujin roaj

spray  
to send up spray.  pwidpwid
to send up spray (of a boat).  pwahd
to spray.  arεr

spread  
squashed; spread around.  pisaksak
to be spread apart.  mwajangjang
to be spread around.  parpijoang
to spread.  lohk
to spread.  koalohk
to spread (a mat).  piroakihdi
to spread (an illness).  kadaur
to spread legs.  jirahk
to spread legs.  sapa
to spread legs; be bow-legged.  dalal
to spread sand.  pikoa
to spread; to diffuse (of smells).  ingihng₂
to work at spreading (a mat).  piroak₂

spring  
spring.  siprihng

spring bow  
canoe part, the spring bow on the outrigger.  pwij₁

sprout  
sprout.  woj₂
sprout of; core of or a remaining unusable part of (of pandanus fruit).  wijin
to grow well; to sprout; to rise (of bread).  pwoai
to sprout.  pouj₂
to sprout.  woj₂

spur  
spur (of a fowl).  kakahs

spyglass  
spyglass.  jipehkilahs

squandering  
squandering; wasteful; careless.  joakroau
wasteful; squandering.  peidla kid

square  
square.  sukuεia
square ((tool)).  sukuεia

squashed  
squashed; spread around.  pisaksak

squat  
to sit on haunches; to squat.  kuhsεk

squeaky  
squeaky.  joangjoang

squeal  
to squeal.  ngau

squeeze  
to squeeze.  poadpoad₂
to squeeze between fingers; to press (a button); to hold in one's hand.  padik
to squeeze by pulling.  doapdoap₁
to squeeze by pulling hand along.  damwir
to squeeze oil from coconut.  poad pia

squid  
squid.  nuhd₁

squint  
to squint.  ding₁

stab  
to stab.  doakoahdi
to stab or to poke repeatedly.  doakoahda
to stab; to poke; to inject; to shoot.  dok₁

stained  
stained from coconut husk or fruit.  mεhr

stair  
ladder; stairs, step.  koandoau

stalk  
stalk.  jukulunwus

stamp  
stamp.  sidam

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

stand  
stand up!.  juhdak
to jump head-first; to stand on one's head.  dokohmoang
to lean or to stand against.  εng₁
to stand.  u₁
to stand.  uhda
to stand.  jεu₂
to stand (something); to turn up; 'bottoms up!'.  kouda
to stand with leg's apart.  mingang

star  
evening star.  ujuhn pirap
morning star, Venus.  mahlahl
spotted (of certain kinds of rays); star-filled.  ujuhjuhn
star.  uju
to see stars.  mankohlla nεhn maj

starch  
starch.  jidahj

stare  
to stare or to fasten one's gaze.  kakil

starfish  
starfish sp..  ulungεnwoi
starfish sp., blue in colour.  jouruhr₁
starfish sp., crown-of-thorns.  larni

starling  
bird sp., Ponape mountain starling aplonis penzelni.  mwioak

start  
to get started.  sapla
to start (a weaving job or a song).  janεk
to start; to found; to set out.  sapiahda

startle  
easy to startle.  nuhnu
to jump when startled; to have a pulse.  nu

starve  
starving, weak from hunger (usually of birds).  pejinmoahr

stay  
canoe line, stay₁.  joahmwur
to stay behind.  onohn
to stay temporarily.  kairu
to stay; to remain.  mwomwohd

steal  
to steal.  pik mwahl
to steal.  pirap
to steal.  pirapoa

steamer  
steamer.  sidihma

steer  
to steer.  ilihl
to steer.  koakoail
to steer.  kail
to steer with a paddle.  upwudak
to steer with a paddle.  diε
to turn (a boat); to steer (a boat).  kapang₃
well-balanced (of a jihr); hard to steer (of a boat).  εngiεngin koail

stem  
stem.  kirkir

step  
ladder; stairs, step.  koandoau
step.  japal
steps cut in a coconut tree.  kapalpal
to step on.  siak

sterile  
sterile; barren (of vegetation).  pwo₃

stew  
to cook in a pot; to stew.  ainpwoahs

stick  
husking stick.  kod₃
spear for fighting; stick used for flattening pandanus leaves.  kopwoi
stick held in fire-making.  na
to put under (in weaving); to stick through.  diddil
to put under (in weaving); to stick through.  dilim
to stick out, to extend.  pwikihla
to stick out, to hang down or hang out (because of size).  mwosou
tree; bush; stick; board or sheet of lumber of some width.  suhkoa

sticky  
slimy; sticky.  mwinlahwin
sticky.  pwilpwil

stiff  
to have stiff wrists (usually from work in taro patch).  ngoasoanpwεl

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

stillborn  
stillborn child.  jihpwong
stillborn fetus born in the first few months of pregnancy.  jopwou₁

stilt  
stilts.  alu suhkoa

stimulated  
itchy; sickness resulting in pimply, itchy skin; sexually stimulated.  pwudong

sting  
to sting.  joj

stingy  
selfish; stingy.  joamwoas

stink  
stinking.  pwohnmas
to stink; to smell bad.  mas₁

stir  
to stir.  jeiki

stocking  
sock; stocking.  jidakin

stoke  
to stoke.  jaun

stomach  
fish stomach; core (of breadfruit).  pwiri
its stomach; its core.  pwurroa
stomach; belly.  kapehd
to have a strong stomach.  lamlam sihkεi

stone  
pumice stone.  wεhn₃
stone or pebble.  pwukoar
stone or rock; coral.  sakai

stone fish  
fish sp., stone fish.  nεu

stony  
stony.  pwukoarkoar

stop  
to bend over; to stop.  uhdi
to stop.  kauhdi
to stop (of an action); to set (of the sun).  sukdi
to stop for a moment (as of work).  doarihdi
to stop; to cease.  suk

stopper  
cover; stopper.  pin₂

store  
store.  sidowa
to store; to put away.  nekidla

storehouse  
storehouse.  johko

storey  
level; storey.  dεhp
storey.  duhdεhp

storm  
destructive weather; storm; typhoon.  mεlmεl
to have storm clouds in the sky.  jarkoasoau

story  
story.  koajoai
story; history.  poadpoad₁
tale; story.  inoang₁

stove  
stove.  sidohp

stowaway  
to be a stowaway.  rukla

straight  
sloping; tilted; leaning; not growing or built straight.  kεrkεr
in a straight line; equal; even.  pahrεk
straight; upright (of people).  inεn
to have straight hair.  jihr₂

straighten  
arranged, straightened up.  koajoanjoan
to arrange, to straighten up.  koajoanε
to straighten.  kainεnε

strain  
to strain.  likid₂
to strain; to exert oneself.  kongdεk

strand  
strand (of rope or wire).  ap
strand (of rope); layer (of plywood).  da₃
strand (of wire).  pahd₂

strange  
strange; surprising.  kapwuriamwεi

strangle  
to strangle.  jimekuri

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

strengthen  
to strengthen.  kasihkεi

stretch  
to stretch back shoulders; to stretch (the body); to be curled.  japas
to stretch back shoulders; to stretch (the body); to be curled.  japas
to stretch; to pull tight.  kadεng

stretcher  
stretcher.  roajoa₁

strike  
strike.  siraik
to set fire to; to burn; to strike (a match); to light (a fire).  okoj
to strike at.  pok₃
to strike the bait while moving in the opposite direction to a trawling line, said of a tuna.  dar janwa

string  
sennit string.  pwεhl
string for stringing things.  ir
to make string.  koal pwεhl
to roll cigarettes; to make string by twisting strands of coconut husk together.  koalkoal
to string.  irda
to work at stringing.  ir

strip  
to strip the midrib of a leaf.  iahk₂
to strip the midrib of a leaf.  iahkoa

striped  
striped.  alahl

strive  
to strive to get ahead; to struggle to succeed.  akdei

strong  
strong; healthy.  sihkεi
strong; vigorous.  pohjak
strong-looking.  pεrεngrεng
to have a strong stomach.  sihkεi nεhn kapehd

struggle  
to strive to get ahead; to struggle to succeed.  akdei

strum  
to flick finger; to strum.  pisik
to splash (of a fish swimming near the surface); to strum; to pluck (a string).  pisikεk

strut  
canoe part, struts on the outrigger.  kia₁

stubborn  
stubborn.  aiduhn
stubborn, pig-headed.  angkεhlail

stuck  
to have something stuck in one's throat.  pilohr

study  
to work at preparing; to study.  onop

stuff  
stuffed up, to have a stuffy nose.  paipwon
to block up; to stuff up.  pinahla

stuffed  
crowded; jammed; stuffed.  ngid₂
stuffed (with food); satiated.  lεlpwoal
stuffed (with food, particularly with fish).  pakohko

stuffing  
cotton batting; stuffing.  koasin

stumble  
to stumble.  dipkεlkεl

stump  
base; stump.  sip
butt; stump.  sok

stupid  
silly; stupid.  poakoaioa
stupid.  koapsakai
stupid.  moang sakai
stupid.  pakranahp
stupid.  pweipwei
stupid or dull.  loamwpwon
stupid or dull.  poaklong
stupid person.  pijkohma
stupid person; fool.  paka
stupid person; fool.  pakεhro

sturdy  
sturdy.  koahl₂

stutter  
to stutter.  kikkik

stye  
stye.  sil₂

style  
species; kind; variety; style; ways (behavior).  joang₁
tempory boat frame; design; style.  mwoahdεl

submarine  
submarine.  jip in pεhn jεd

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

substitute  
substitute player.  okεs

subtract  
to subtract.  kasohrohr

succeed  
to strive to get ahead; to struggle to succeed.  akdei
to succeed by chance, to chance to.  depweila

successful  
to have caught a lot of fish; to have had a successful fishing trip.  pok₃

suck  
to suck.  mihk
to suck at the nipple.  dihdi

suddenly  
suddenly.  kεnnoar
suddenly.  pissoar
suddenly.  pwurroar

suffer  
to fall (from the path of righteousness), to suffer the pitfalls of life, to suffer a moral lapse.  dipkεl

sufficient  
enough; sufficient; suitable (in quantity or size).  isar

sugar cane  
sugar cane.  doa₂
sugar cane variety.  dauwas
sugar cane variety.  doahn kuas
sugar cane variety.  doahn wai
sugar cane variety.  doa alahl
sugar cane variety.  doa kalai
sugar cane variety.  johkala

suitable  
enough; sufficient; suitable (in quantity or size).  isar
suited; suitable.  kεd

suitcase  
suitcase; case; trunk.  kapang₂

suited  
suited; suitable.  kεd

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

sun  
rays (of the sun), sunburst.  jirang₂
sun.  joau₁

sunburned  
to be sunburned.  poangoal joau

supercargo  
supercargo.  jipkahko

superstitious  
superstitious.  koasieni

supper  
supper.  mwingεhn joausik

supple  
supple.  mwajmwaj

support  
support.  iroar
support for the seat of a boat.  pwoakkoan loa
to prop up; to lend support to.  iroar
to prop up; to lend support to.  iroaroa

supposing  
supposing.  madoahr

sure  
certain; for sure.  uhdahn
really; for sure.  mεhlpwa
to make sure; to ascertain; to inquire.  kalεlpoak

surf  
to surf.  dak no

surgeon  
bristle toothed surgeon fish.  mwohpεl
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  moak

surgeon fish  
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  dεhparau
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  doarop
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  kohlau
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  kupang
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  marpas
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  pakaj
fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.  poarpoaroailik

surpass  
to go past; to surpass; to exceed.  daulihla
to pass by; to surpass.  dauli
to surpass; to be ahead.  dei

surprise  
strange; surprising.  kapwuriamwεi
surprised.  pwuriamwεi
surprised; shocked.  lis

surround  
to move around; to surround.  pidεk

suspenders  
suspenders; brace (for house frame).  pireisis

swallow  
to swallow.  johpil
to swallow.  johpiloa

swamp  
taro patch; taro swamp.  pwεl₂

sway  
bending or swaying easily.  jahjahk
curved (of a wave); to sway.  wεlwεl
to sway; to roll (of a boat).  dahdahk

swear  
to swear; to give an oath; to blaspheme.  kahula
to swear; to scold.  woarwoar

sweat  
sweat; moisture.  pwudo
to sweat.  pwudo

sweep  
to wipe; to sweep.  popohk
to wipe; to sweep.  pohk

sweetheart  
sweetheart.  kahs₃
sweetheart.  koarir

swell  
to swell; swollen.  likammas

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

swim  
swimming trunks.  jarmadahn poap
to run; to travel (in a vehicle); to swim (of fish).  kijou
to swim.  poap₂

swing  
swing.  likahj
swing.  par₁
to hang down; to swing down.  pardi
to pull oneself onto a branch; to swing legs over onto a branch.  jεpεl
to swing.  kahproa
to swing (as from a tree).  likahj
to swing (oneself).  par₁

swirl  
hair swirl, said to be mark of a naughty child.  pwurpwurεn joi

swivel  
swivel (on a fishing line).  siwihpεl

swollen  
to swell; swollen.  likammas

swoop  
to swoop.  jok₁

swordfish  
fish sp., swordfish.  daklar

sympathize  
to feel sorry for; to sympathize with.  poakε
to love, to feel affection for; to sympathize with.  ipwilki

syphilis  
syphilis.  jiplij

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