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Updated: 6/9/2013       

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table  
table.  sehpil

taciturn  
taciturn; quiet (of a person).  nεnnεn

tack  
pin; tack₁, pin.  pin₁
to tack (in sailing).  koapoangpoang

tackle  
to tackle; to jump on or into.  lujuk

tag  
game, tag.  paspas₁

Tahitian chestnut  
tree sp., Tahitian chestnut.  mwoaroapw

tail  
plucked tail of a chicken.  lε₃
tail.  ik

take  
to carry; to bring; to take.  wa
to give back; to take back; to return.  kajapahl
to look after; to take care of; to treat.  apwali
to take.  kihjang
to take a step.  japal
to take advantage of; to impose on.  ijanki
to take after (in talent or character); to be a chip off the old block.  wijikpok
to take in a vehicle; to transport.  idaid₂
to take in a vehicle; to transport.  idan
to take off (of a bird or airplane).  jokla
to take up or to dig into with finger; to scrape with finger.  oahd₂
to take; to get; to collect.  oalloal₁
to take; to get; to collect.  oaloa

tale  
tale; story.  inoang₁
to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray.  kadipoa
to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray; to complain about.  kadip

talented  
talented.  pa₂

talk  
to answer; to talk back to.  japoang
to chat; to talk.  sikesik
to talk about.  sikoa
to talk back to.  lahlahwe
to talk in one's sleep.  jiloiloi
to talk; to speak.  lal

talkative  
talkative.  wedwedei

tall  
long; tall; high.  roairoai

tame  
tame.  maid

tan  
tan colour.  kaki

tangle  
tangled.  ping

tank  
oxygen tank.  dangin mohmohng
tank ((military vehicle)).  dangku
tank used to boil timber to make it flexible.  pwoaila
water tank used for catching run-off from roof; gas tank for an outboard.  doang₁
water tank used for catching run-off from roof; gas tank for an outboard.  doang₁

tape  
tape; ribbon.  deip
to tape.  deip

tapioca  
fish sp., large tapioca fish.  pia₂
fish sp., tapioca fish.  jεhkanpik
tapioca.  dapiohka

tar  
coal; tar; charcoal.  mwoluj

taro  
bog; small taro patch.  lε₂
taro.  mwεhng
taro patch, man-made.  deidei₂
taro patch; taro swamp.  pwεl₂
taro variety.  aikεm
taro variety.  dawa
taro variety.  jεria
taro variety.  jikohki
taro variety.  jimihdin
taro variety.  nihn dijoan
taro variety.  nihn εnri
taro variety.  nihn jaimon
taro variety.  nihn jεhm
taro variety.  pamdεhl
taro variety.  pijεp₁
taro variety.  pikar
taro variety.  wahrau
taro variety.  wεhnmwεhng
taro variety.  wiklalε
taro variety, big-ear taro.  jalεngwalεk
taro variety, fast growing.  johnpwong wonow
taro variety, Ngatik taro.  mwεhngin Ngoasik
taro variety, swamp taro.  wod₁
taro variety, swamp taro variety, wild and inedible.  wodpa
taro variety, sweet taro.  jawa₁
taro variety, sweet taro variety.  jawahn Jeipεn
taro variety, sweet taro variety.  jawahn Palau
taro variety, sweet taro variety.  jawahn Ruk
to build up maka around a particularly fast growing taro plant.  kas mwεhng

tarpaulin  
tarpaulin.  dahpohlεn

tarpon  
fish sp., tarpon.  pallau

taste  
bad-tasting.  namnam juεd
good-tasting.  namnam mwεhu
its taste.  nimε
to taste.  nam
to try; to taste.  jong₂

tasteless  
tasteless.  nam pil

tatoo  
letter (of the alphabet); mark; tatoo.  insing
to write; to mark; to tatoo.  insingε

tattletale  
tattletale.  kadipdip

taut  
tight; taut.  dεng₁

tax  
tax.  daksis

taxi  
taxi.  dakji

tea  
kind of tea.  ojja
tea.  di₁

teach  
to teach.  sukuhl
to teach; to instruct; to learn.  padahk

teacher  
teacher; preacher.  johnpadahk

teapot  
teapot.  dihpoahd

tear  
tear₁ (from crying).  pilεn maj
to tear.  soasoa
to tear.  soahr

tease  
to be a tease.  kapwrapwoar
to tease.  kapwroa

teaspoon  
teaspoon.  dihspwuhn

telephone  
telephone.  dεlpwohn
telephone.  dεngwa

telescope  
telescope.  deliskohp

tell  
to confess; to tell or to reveal; to explain.  pwahda
to say to; to tell.  pwεhng
to tell a tale or story.  inoang₁

tempt  
tempting.  kajongjong
to tempt.  kajongε

temptation  
temptation.  kajongjong

tempura  
tempura.  dεmwpwura

ten  
ten.  eijεk
ten.  -ijεk

tendon  
vein; tendon.  oarmo₂

tenor  
tenor.  dεnεr

tense  
tense, excited (as before a game).  lonla
tensed up (as from guilt).  kajda

tentacle  
to allow a tentacle to be bitten off in order to escape the sea eel (of an octopus).  kεimwoas
claw of crab or lobster; tentacle; ray (of sun).  ang

tenth  
tenth.  kaeijεk

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

tern  
bird sp., a kind of tern.  dapwohk
bird sp., a kind of tern with a white crest.  sakoal
bird sp., tern.  parεs

test  
test.  dεs
test.  jikεng

testicles  
testicles.  sakain koaloa

testify  
to look closely at; to examine; to testify.  kadεhdε

than  
from; than.  -jang

thank  
to thank.  mεnlau

thanks  
thanks.  mεnlau
thanks (polite).  kalahngan

that  
if; that.  ma
that (at a distance).  -o
that (at a distance), used only after non-high vowels.  -u
that (near the person addressed).  -εn
that which; what.  pwa da
that; so that; in order to; because.  pwa₁
there; that or that thing.  o₄

thatch  
thatch; roof of thatch.  oaj₁
to make shingles from leaves; to make thatch.  dokkoaj

the  
the.  -koa
the.  -wa

their  
their.  -ra
their.  -rai

then  
and then.  koanoamw
so; then.  doar₁
then; thereupon.  doari
then; thereupon; just.  kanah₂
then; thereupon; just.  kεn

there  
down there.  pahu
there (near the hearer).  mεn
there; that or that thing.  o₄
to exist; there is/are; to be (at a place); to live; to reside.  minε

thereupon  
then; thereupon.  doari
then; thereupon; just.  kεn

these  
these.  -kai

they  
they.  arai
they.  ihr
they two.  ara
they two.  ira
they two; both of them.  ara koaroj

thick  
thick (of liquids).  kod₂
thick; heavy (of rain).  mojul

thigh  
thigh.  poaroan ε

thimble  
thimble.  simpεl

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

thing  
cargo; things; toys.  koapwoa
part of; person from; thing used for; thing of.  mihn₁
part of; person from; thing used for; thing of.  mihn₁
thing.  mε₂
thing; physical object.  dipwjoau

think  
to think.  lamlam₂
to think.  lεmlεm
to think.  lεmε

third  
third.  kajiluw

thirsty  
thirsty.  marεu

thirty  
thirty.  jilihjεk

this  
here; this or this thing.  mε₁
this.  
this, used only after non-high vowels.  -i ₁

thither  
thither, towards the hearer.  -wε

thongs  
zoris, thongs.  sohri

thorn  
thorn.  soaksoak

thorny  
thorny; covered with sharp points (as pineapple or pandanus leaves, saw).  soaksoak

those  
those (at a distance).  -ok
those (near the hearer).  -kan

though  
if; although; though; what if.  ama₁

thought  
thought; religion.  lamlam₂

thoughtless  
to fool with; thoughtless.  kaskas mwahljili

thousand  
eight thousand.  walkid
five thousand.  limkid
four thousand.  pahkid
nine thousand.  dohkid
one hundred thousand.  lopw₂
seven thousand.  ijkid
six thousand.  wonkid
ten thousand.  nεn₁
thousand.  kid₁
three thousand.  jilkid
two thousand.  riakid

thread  
thread.  mwoas

threaten  
to brandish a weapon; to threaten with a weapon.  ngap₁

three  
three.  ejil
three.  jiluw
three.  jilkij
three.  jilmεn
three.  jilpas
three.  jili-

thrifty  
frugal; thrifty.  kolkol₁
to economize; to be thrifty.  kajohsik

throat  
throat.  koapin woar
throat.  sipin woar
to have something stuck in one's throat.  pilohr

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

throw  
in wrestling, to throw an opponent over hip.  poangin wai
throw.  karroa
to come up (from a dive), to throw one's head out of the water (of sea mammals).  wor
to throw.  kaskas₁
to throw.  loajloaj₂
to throw.  kasoa
to throw.  loapwoa
to throw (a spear).  likmwei
to throw (in wrestling).  kapdak
to throw (the javelin).  poai
to throw (with a shovel, fork, etc.).  jeid
to throw at.  loajoa₂
to throw away; to divorce.  kejpwi
to throw chum; to throw bait.  kujup
to throw hard.  likid₂
to throw or chop underhand.  peid

thrust  
to thrust during sexual intercourse.  kor

thumb  
thumb.  jaidlap

thunder  
roll of thunder.  jouruhr₂
thunder, thunder and lightening.  palar
to thunder.  palar

thursday  
thursday.  nioapoang

tickle  
tickle.  kadipwloakloak

tidal  
tidal wave₁.  nohlik

tide  
deep high tide.  lop soang
high tide.  lop
low tide.  ngalngal
tide.  u₂
to drift with the tide.  ar

tie  
incarcerated; tied up.  joaldi
to tie.  pirapir
to tie.  sipsip
to tie.  piroa
to tie flowers together into a string.  pohpo
to tie or to fasten with rope.  inoau₁
to tie or to fasten with rope.  inaur
to tie together in a bunch.  dunε
to try to tie.  sipis

tiger  
tiger.  daikε

tight  
full of food; tight; to have reached the limit of one's capacity.  daid
tight.  soang
tight; taut.  dεng₁
to fit tight; to cling.  pas

tighten  
to tighten.  kadaidi

tilt  
sloping; tilted; leaning; not growing or built straight.  kεrkεr

time  
bad times.  mwei mwahl
clock; time (on the clock).  kiloak
good times.  mwei mwεhu
limited time or area; limitation.  irair
olden times.  kawa₂
period of time; era.  mwei
short time ago; in a little while.  apwkan
slow, to take a long time.  malmal
the amount of time one takes.  mwoahr₂
time; season.  anjoau
times (in multiplication).  -pak
times (in repetition).  pak₁
times (in repetition).  pεhn₁
to be on time for or on time to meet.  koanoahdi

tin-roofed  
tin-roofed house.  imwεn wai

tip  
foul or tip.  jipwwu
tip of penis.  pwukεl
to foul, to tip.  jipwwu

tip-toe  
to tip-toe.  dεkεu

tired  
always tired.  koahlok
tired.  koakoahk
tired.  koahk
tired.  mε₃
tired and out of breath.  moal

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

title  
title.  mwar
title; position.  daidεl
to graduate; to be ordained; to get a title.  kajapwil

to  
to beat (in a game); to take advantage of.  kaluhji
to finish; to bring to an end..  kaimwjεkla
to; towards.  -oang

today  
today.  rεhnnoawε

toddy  
fermented coconut sap; tuba; coconut toddy.  jikaluε

toe  
finger; toe.  jaid
toe.  jandin ε

toenail  
toenail.  kikin ε

together  
together.  -pεnε

toilet  
rock jutting out from a wharf for use as a toilet or any projection used for this purpose.  joakoa

token  
token, made from mijεn komwoang and used in the lεs game.  kihng₃

tomorrow  
tomorrow.  lakapw

ton  
ton.  doan₁

tongue  
tongue.  lau

tonsils  
tonsils.  sakain woar

too  
too much/many; more.  dirla
too; too much.  nohn

tool  
stone tool.  loawoan

tools  
tools.  koapwoahn doadoahk

tooth  
baby teeth.  ngihn jeri
false teeth; jawbone.  sihn au
to have strong teeth.  ngihn lioli
tooth.  ngi

toothache  
to have a toothache.  moadoak ngi

top  
above; on top.  puoa
on top.  inkuoa
top of.  kohn

topic  
topic.  oarlap

topsail-drummer  
fish sp., ? topsail-drummer.  limwlimw

topside  
raised topside on outrigger side of canoe.  upwεnwin

torch  
to make torches.  piredil
torch made from moakoau tied together.  koahl₁
torch made from coconut fronds.  dil₁

torn  
torn.  soahroak

torso  
front of his/its torso; its/his breast; its/his chest.  pwalah
lower torso, the part of a fish below the lateral line, the lower half of an animal.  poar pein
upper torso, the part of a fish above the lateral line, the upper half of an animal.  poar mwein

touch  
to brush against; to touch lightly; to bump.  kodur
to touch (with the hand).  pukkoang
to touch; to disturb, to get on someone's nerves.  jair

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

tour  
inspection tour.  kangkohda

tow  
to tow.  aiki

towards  
to; towards.  -oang

towel  
towel.  daul

toy  
toy canoe.  war pwilpwil
toy canoe made from oaroahr in ni..  warεn dinamw

toys  
cargo; things; toys.  koapwoa

trace  
print of; trace of.  nεngin
to trace (the past).  daur₁

track  
to track a bird to find its roosting place.  koajkoa

trade  
to engage in trade in; to do business in.  noaski
to sell; to engage in trade; to do business.  noas
to trade with a passing Japanese fishing boat.  kohkang

tradition  
custom; tradition.  koahsdεm

translate  
to translate.  kawoahwoa

transport  
to take in a vehicle; to transport.  idaid₂
to take in a vehicle; to transport.  idan

trap  
knot, overhand knot; trap; noose.  jan
to trap.  lidip
trap; snare.  lidip

travel  
to run; to travel (in a vehicle); to swim (of fish).  kijou

travois  
small cart pulled by handles, travois.  dompiki

trawl  
fishing method, to trawl in the early morning.  dar in pwong
fishing method, to trawl in the late evening.  dar kunio
to trawl.  ilahrεk

tray  
tray made from coconut leaves.  pwas

tread  
to tread water; to do the dog paddle.  poapin kijesik

treasurer  
treasurer.  kanekid

treat  
to be hospitable to; to treat well.  soahk
to look after; to take care of; to treat.  apwali

tree  
citrus fruit; tree sp., any citrus tree.  karεr
kind of tree, with hard wood.  wεhnpwul
tree sp..  aij
tree sp..  ilau
tree sp..  oarmo₁
tree sp..  jadak
tree sp..  jεplεng
tree sp..  kaikεs
tree sp..  kadring
tree sp..  kanau
tree sp..  koassoau
tree sp..  madu
tree sp..  manju
tree sp..  mεhs
tree sp..  pεnε
tree sp..  pingping
tree sp..  pwijεhn kahu
tree sp..  pwur₁
tree sp..  supwuk
tree sp..  waingal
tree sp..  wεhn₂
tree sp..  wi
tree sp..  win₂
tree sp. (aglaia).  marjau
tree sp. (allophylus timorensis).  kidahk
tree sp. (exorrhiza).  koasop₁
tree sp. (pemphis acidula).  kaingi
tree sp. (scaveola).  roamoak
tree sp., myristica hyporgyraea, with black bark and aerial roots and not found on Mokil.  karara₂
tree sp., acasia.  pilamwpwoia
tree sp., banyan.  au₂
tree sp., durian.  duhrion
tree sp., fruit bearing.  ahpwuhs
tree sp., hibiscus.  kεlεu
tree sp., ironwood tree.  masnoki
tree sp., mangrove.  ak
tree sp., mangrove variety.  koasoa
tree sp., mangrove variety.  pwulok
tree sp., messerschidia.  sisin
tree sp., not found on Mokil.  kasar
tree sp., nut bearing.  wεhndoapwoapw
tree sp., plumeria.  pwohmaria
tree sp., soursop.  joi₂
tree sp., Tahitian chestnut.  mwoaroapw
tree sp., the nut from which often drifts to Mokil although the tree is not found there.  kajpwar
tree sp., type of palm.  apwraiaji
tree sp., used for lumber.  dohng
tree sp., variety of jeir..  jeir in wai
tree sp., with a sweet smelling red flower.  jeir
tree sp., with a white flower and bark and often used to make the kia of a canoe.  id₂
tree sp., with yellow grape-like fruit growing from trunk and branches and whose bark is often used for a lure.  kuεhn
tree sp., zamanu.  ijoau
tree; bush; stick; board or sheet of lumber of some width.  suhkoa

tribute  
his tribute; his reward; his wages.  ijoa

trick  
to trick.  pis₂
to trick.  mwoadkoa
to trick, to have the knack.  mwadik
to try to trick.  widingε
trick.  widing
tricky.  kapweipwei

trickery  
trickery.  mwadik

trigger  
trigger.  mihn poadpoad

trigger fish  
fish sp., ? yellow-spotted trigger fish.  lioli
fish sp., big spotted trigger fish.  pwupw in pohliklik
fish sp., flat-tailed trigger fish.  pwupw in suhkoa
fish sp., kind of trigger fish.  jadεhr
fish sp., kind of trigger fish.  lεhkod
fish sp., kind of trigger fish.  pwεhj
fish sp., kind of trigger fish.  pwupw kadεk
fish sp., kind of trigger fish.  pwupw in ahilo
fish sp., kind of trigger fish (? mangrove jack).  ikεm
fish sp., kind of trigger fish (? red emperor).  jahdu
fish sp., spotted trigger fish.  pwupw soal
fish sp., trigger fish.  pwupw

trim  
to trim a tree.  koajohr
to trim away dead leaves and fruit stems of a tree.  koadohr
to trim leaves of taro plant before crown can be severed for planting.  pokihla mwεhng
to trim vines from a tree.  kin soapw
to trim; to weed.  pakka

trip  
to take a trip.  japalahk
to trip on.  dipij
trip.  dεrεp

triple-spine  
fish sp., ? black-finned triple-spine.  liεm

trochus  
shell variety, trochus.  dakasngai

tropic bird  
bird sp., tropic bird.  jik₁

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

trough  
iron trough.  dεppang

trousers  
pants; trousers.  raujij

trowel  
trowel.  kodε

true  
real; true.  mεrε
true; certain; honest.  mεhlεl

Truk  
Truk.  Ruk

truly  
really; certainly; truly.  poaroahpoa
really; truly.  mεrε

trumpet fish  
fish sp., ? spiny-back trumpet fish.  akpai

trunk  
suitcase; case; trunk.  kapang₂
trunk (of a tree); waist.  lopok

trunks  
swimming trunks.  jarmadahn poap

trust  
to trust.  liki

try  
to judge; to try in court; to pay a debt.  kopwung
to try; to taste.  jong₂

tub  
canvas or rubber tub used as a massage bath.  loi₂
tub.  doap

tuber  
tuber, tuberous plant.  koanoang₁

tuberculosis  
tuberculosis.  limεngmεng

tuesday  
tuesday.  niari

tugboat  
tugboat.  dahkpwohd

tug-of-war  
tug-of-war.  iehskohra

tuna  
fish sp., a large tuna.  apar
fish sp., bluefin tuna.  jilεu
fish sp., bluefin tuna.  pwεipwεi in Japahn
fish sp., kind of small tuna.  jidaudau
fish sp., tuna.  pwεipwεi
smoked tuna.  ikmwanaknak

turkey  
turkey.  kulukluk

turmeric  
kind of bush, turmeric.  oang

turn  
to curve; to turn; to come about (of boats).  kahp₁
to open (as a book); to turn pages; to change the leaves of a mar pit.  wilik
to spin; to turn; to twist; to wind (as with a key).  kapir
to stand (something); to turn up; 'bottoms up!'.  kouda
to take a turn at.  wud₂
to try to turn over.  ukud
to turn.  kapwuri-
to turn (a boat); to steer (a boat).  kapang₃
to turn away.  kapwurihla
to turn down (a lamp).  piddi
to turn over something heavy.  ikoik
to turn over something heavy.  ikoj
to turn to the port side.  kapangda
to turn to the side.  ingihng₃
to turn to the side.  koula
to turn to the starboard side.  kapangdi
to turn towards the speaker.  kapwurihdo
to turn up (a lamp).  pidda
to turn upside down.  koudi
to turn; to change direction.  lok₁
to turn; to change direction.  wεs₁
to turn; to do again.  pwur₃
to turn; to spin.  pwuroj
turned.  ukudεk

turtle  
female turtle.  ajpein
male turtle.  ajmwein
pair of mating turtles.  wεinap
turtle.  woi
turtle organ, spongy in texture.  ngolngol
turtle sp..  japwkoa
turtle sp., a cross between kalahp and japwkoa.  oarkalahp
turtle sp., small.  pwoalkoan umw
turtle sp., small.  wein pohnjomw
turtle sp., thin shell.  kalahp

twang  
to twang, to make a twanging sound.  pwing

tweezers  
pincers; tweezers.  pinjis

twenty  
twenty.  rieijεk

twice  
twice, two times.  riapak

twig  
dried twigs.  wuroangroang

twin  
set of twins.  umwpwoar

twinkle  
to blink; to wink; to twinkle.  marip

twist  
disfigured; twisted; weathered.  aip
to bend something with a movement of the wrist; to twist off, to break with a snap.  kipwεl
to spin; to turn; to twist; to wind (as with a key).  kapir
to twist.  pinoar
to twist rope around hand; to wrap (around).  raid
to twist strands of coconut husk together to make string; to roll cigarettes.  koalo₁
twisted (as of an ankle).  lip

two  
two.  ari
two.  rahpas
two.  riaw
two.  riahkij
two.  roahmεn
two.  ria-

type  
kind; type.  kain

typhoon  
destructive weather; storm; typhoon.  mεlmεl
typhoon.  daipwuhn

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