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ka-₁   pre. *ordinal *number prefix.

ka-₂   pre. *causative prefix.

kaeijεk   num. tenth.

-kai   suf. these.

kaian   n. giant. Eng.

kaiahn   vi. raised or brought up; initiated.
Ih kaiahnda juεd. He was brought up wrong.
Ih pwili pwihn in kaiahn. He is in the beginner's class. see ahn₂.

kaik   vt. to pick (a sore). vi koakoaik.

kaikεs   n. tree sp.

kail   vt. to steer. vi koakoail.

kain   n. kind; type. Eng.

kainεnε   see inεn.

kainjinjuεd   see injinjuεd.

kainjop   n. spool for fishing line.

kainjoal   n. coconut bunch stem.

kainpis   n. canvas. Eng.

kaingi   n. tree sp. (pemphis acidula).

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

kairi   n. frog. Jp.

kairoak   see iroak.

kairu   vi. to stay temporarily.

kaisa   n. company; corporation. Jp.

kaiwεl   n. fish sp., kind of spinefoot.

kau   vi. to run away; to flee. vt kauj.

kahu₁   n. cow. Eng.

kahu₂   n. buttocks. nc kahuin. n3sg kahuin.

kauhdi   vt. to stop. see u₁.

kauj   vt. to chase; to run after; to follow. vc ko.

kau   vi. to flee.

ko wuronna   vi. to catch lobster.

kokohj   vi. to chase.

kaujuw   num. seventh.

kahula   vi. to swear; to give an oath; to blaspheme.

kaurε   n. shell variety, cowrie. Eng.

kauruhr   see uruhr.

kad   vi. to shuffle cards; to cut cards. Eng.

kad   vt. to cut (cards).

kadaidi   see daid.

kadaiking   vi. to do public work. Jp.

kadaudok   n. descendant. nc kadaudokoan. n3sg kadaudokoa.

kadaur   see daur₁.

kadakmaram   vi. fishing method, to fish with a net inside the reef at night.

kahdanki   see adanki.

kadar₁   vt. to send. vi koadoaddoar, kadarεk, .

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

kadar₂   vt. to lower fruit from tree to prevent bruising or cracking. vi koadoar₁, kadarεk, .

kadahr   n. wheel.

kadahriεk   vi. to sail across the wind.

kadeik   vi. to investigate; to hold an enquiry. vi kadeiki.

kadeikda   vi. to be accused.

kadεhdε   see dεhdε.

kadεhdε kapw   n. new testament. see dεhdε.

kadεhdε mering   n. old testament. see dεhdε.

kadεk₁   vi. to be kind₁.

kadεk₂   vi. skillful. Pon.

kadεk₃   n. fish sp., kind of emperor fish.

kadεng   see dεng₁.

kahdεng   n. curtain. Eng.

kadεngε   see dεng₁.

kadεngεhpijoang   vi. tight; taut.

kadεngpijoang   vi. tight; taut.

kadεpihla   num. ten million.
Ngoah kadεpihla pukkok ma koah pwεhng ngoahi. I got those extra books you told me to get.

kadihdi   vt. to breast feed. see dihdi.

kading   vt. to disembowel. vi koadkoad₁.

kadip   vi. to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray; to complain about. vt kadipoa.

kadipoa   vt. to tell tales on; to try to discredit; to betray. vi kadip.

kadipdip   n. tattletale.

kadipwloakloak   vi. tickle. vt kadipwloakloaki.

kadiri   see dir.

kadiro   n. style of sexual intercourse.

kadiroapw   vi. busy. see diroapw.

kadiroapwoa   vt. to bother. see diroapw.

kadongdong   vi. unlikable. Pon.

kadohr   n. mosquito coil. Jp.

kadoarihla   vi. finished; completed. conj. then; thereupon. see doari.

kadoarihla   see doari.

kadu₁   see du.

kadu₂   vi. to forecast; to foretell.

kaduoaw   num. ninth.

kaduhpwal   vt. to annoint. vi. annointed. n. bridal veil.

kaddal   n. rafters.

kahdlik   n. catholic. Eng.

kadring   n. tree sp.

kadrisingko   n. mosquito coil. Jp.

kaj   vi. cracked.

kajda   vi. tensed up (as from guilt).

kajau₁   vi. to examine; to predict; to diagnose; to guess. n. omen; sign; riddle.
Kajawihda pwa da nεhn poahioa. Guess what's in my hand. vt kajawi.

kajau₂   vt. to move, to change place of residence. vi kajau₁.

kajauda   vi. to be promoted.

kajaula   vt. to postpone.

kajaus   vi. filthy.

kajauwak   n. bird sp., a small grey bird with a long beak.

kajamw   vi. to welcome.
koaulin kajamw song of welcome
joarwihn kajamw welcome service. vt kajamwo. see jamw.

kajamwo   vt. to welcome. vi kajamw.

kajamwpwal   vi. important; valuable.

kajanjan   vi. afraid (of physical harm); cautious or wary; frightful.
Ah doadoahkko kajanjan. His work is frightful.

kajang   n. fork (in a road or tree). vi. forked.

kajap₁   n. bird sp., frigate bird.

kajap₂   vi. to glide. n. paper airplane.

kajapahl   see japahl.

kajapw-   vi. positioned.

kajapwdo   vi. near side; closer (to the speaker).

kajapwla   vi. farther (from the speaker).
Imwεn woallo minε kajapwlakoan suhkoahu. That man's house is past that tree.

kajapwlakoan aio   nr. day before yesterday.

kajapwil   vi. to graduate; to be ordained; to get a title.
Arai kajapwilda ih. They graduated him.
Ih kajapwildahng johnpadahkmεn. He graduated as a teacher. vt kajapwil.

kajapwlakoan aio   vi. positioned.

kajar   n. fishing method, to force the fish to jump back into a waiting net. see jarεk₁.

kajarwi   vt. to celebrate; to bless; to consecrate. see joarwi.

kajawa   vt. to break in (something new).
Ngoah pirin kajawahla niho. I'm going to be the first to drink from that coconut tree.

kajεd   n. food, breadfruit baked in pia₁pia.

kajelel   hello. familiar. *greeting. Pon.

kajelehlia   hello. respectful. *greeting (respectful). Pon.

kahjik   neg. not yet.

kajiluw   num. third.

kajipisla   vt. to loosen (from a pack or pile).

kajo   vt. to cancel.

kajongε   vt. to tempt. vi kajongjong. see jong₁.

kajongjong   vi. tempting. n. temptation. vt kajongε.

kajohsik   see johsik.

kajoaloangε   see joaloang.

kajoaloangεhla   vi. unobvious. see joaloang.

kajoaloangεhla   see joaloang.

kajji   n. catcher. Jp. < Eng.

kajlangin maram   n. moon rise.

kajlε   vt. to show.

kajpal   vi. fish sp., kind of goat fish.

kajpwar   n. tree sp., the nut from which often drifts to Mokil although the tree is not found there.

kajpwεdpwεd   vi. to have a mouth bursting with food.

kajroa   vt. to chase away. vi kajroahk.

kak₁   vi. to be able, can₁.

kak₂   vi. to jump. vi. to pass by (of time); to elapse.

kakla   vi. to jump over; to have elapsed (of time).

kahka   vi. fishing method, to fish with a net on the reef at low tide by frightening fish into net.

kakau   n. cacao. Eng.

kakahj   n. small dragonfly.

kakapwihla   see kapw.

kakahs   n. spur (of a fowl). vi. to kick (of a fowl). vt kakahsi. nc kakahsin. n3sg kakahsin.

kaki   vi. tan colour. Eng.

kakil   vi. to stare or to fasten one's gaze. vt kakili.

kakihr₁   vt. to pull down an outside covering (as bark or clothing). vi kakihrεk.

kakihrla   vt. to pull off.

kakihr₂   see kihr₂.

kahkoa   n. bird sp., white in color.

kakoaskoasi   see koaskoas₁.

kakun   vt. to put out (fire); to shut off (light). see kun.

kakupihla   see kup.

kakkak   vi. to bounce; to jump up and down.

kakko   vi. to show off.
Ih kakkohki ah likkoauo. He showed off his clothes. Jp.

kala₁   vi. to show off; be proud of. Pon.

kala₂   n. collar. Eng.

kalai   n. joint of bamboo or cane stalk.

kalang   vi. to check if fruit is ripe. vt kalang.

kalahngan   excl. thanks (polite). polite.

kalap   adv. often.

kalahp   n. turtle sp., thin shell.

Kahlap   n. main island of Mokil atoll.

kalahpwuk   vi. to be alone.

kalahs   n. smoke. vi. smokey. Pon.

kahlεk₁   vi. to dance.

kahlεk₂   vi. fishing method, to fish with a torch for flying fish. vt kahlεki.

kalεlpoak   see lεlpoak.

kalεn   n. gallon. Eng.

kali   n. fish sp., kind of sea bass (? sand bass).

kalimoaw   num. fifth.

kaliplip   vi. in exile.

kaliplipi   vt. to exile or to deport.

kaloe   vt. to try to catch, to hunt; to try to conquer or to defeat. vi kaloehk. see lo.

kaloehdi   vt. to conquer; to defeat.

kalokloki   see loklok.

kahlop   n. brace (for rafters).

kaloaui   see loau.

kahlua   vt. to lead; to guide. vc kahluahk. see alu.

kaluhji   see luhj.

kaldohnia   n. banana sp., originated in New Caledonia.

kalkε   adv. make sure not to.
Kalkε koah wia doahrεn. Don't do that.

kahlmengi   vt. to follow after; to take as an example.

kalno   n. fish sp., kind of sea bass.

kalpohnia   n. banana sp. Eng.

kalpwuhj   n. prison; prisoner. Eng.

kama₁   n. Japanese cooking pot. Jp.

kama₂   n. sickle. Jp.

kama₃   pro. we two. exclusive.

kamai   pro. we. exclusive.

kamaia   vt. to pull taut; to jerk taut.
Pwεipwεio kamaiahjang ih pohn warro. The tuna pulled him off the canoe. vi kamaiahk.

kahmahm   vi. to deny.

kamεhk   see mεhk.

kamεhki   vi. ashamed or embarrassed; bashful; shy.

kamεhlεl   n. deciding, final.
Rεhnnoawε kamεhlεl wijwijjo pirin janjalda. Today the final vote will be announced. see mεhlεl.

kamεhlεlε   vt. to agree with; to believe. see mεhlεl.

kamεngi   see mεng.

kamidumε   n. hairclip (for women). Jp.

kamijik₁   n. fish sp., fresh water eel.

kamijik₂   see mijik.

kamijiki   vi. afraid; scared.

kamoadoak   see moadoak.

kamdupw   n. feast. vi. to make a feast. vt kamdupwoa.

kamdupwoa   vt. to make a feast for. vi kamdupw.

kamkam   n. vine sp., fern variety.

kampa   n. camphor. Eng.

kampare   excl. come on! *exclamation of urging. Jp.

kampio   n. nurse; relative who cares for a sick person. vi. to nurse. vt kampioi. Jp.

kampis   n. compass. Eng.

kamwa   pro. you two.

kamwai   pro. you. plural.

kamwahu   vi. to do public work without pay. Pon.

kamwakεlε   vt. to clean. see mwakεlkεl.

kamwan   vi. to joke. Pon.

kamwani   vt. to joke with.

kamwiji   see mwij.

kamwingε   see mwingε.

kamwpwoa   vt. to fix hook in fish's mouth by jerking up on line. vi kamwpwoahk.

-kan   suf. those (near the hearer).

kanah₁   n3s. his food. possessive classifier for food. nc kεnεn.

kεnεn eni   n. meat of a meatless coconut, said to have been eaten by demons. literally %demon's food|.

kεnεn kahu   n. kind of tall grass.

kεnεn mεl   n. pus.

kanah₂   adv. then; thereupon; just.

kanai   vi. careful.
Ih inenin kanaiahng koapwoa. He's very careful with things.

kanau   n. tree sp.

kanahka   n. native. Eng. < Haw.

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

kanahria   n. gonorrhea. Eng.

kanekid   n. treasurer. see nekid.

kanεl   n. gunwhale. Eng.

kaniahpo   n. papaya.

kahnihmw   n. community. Pon.

kanda   vi. to measure, to guage. vt kandai. Jp. ?

kahndarak   n. beam running laterally under roof.

kandi   n. candy. Eng.

kandoku   n. foreman. Jp.

kanji   n. Chinese characters. Jp.

kankamwwan   excl. You're exaggerating!.

kanmwanahiro   n. chicken sp.

kansohpa   n. copra shed. Jp.

kang₁   vt. to eat. vi kang₁.

kangla indεnkamw   vi. to lose in an indεnkamw.

kang₂   n. balance scale₁, graduated in kilos. Jp.

kangohdi   vi. unyielding. Pon.

kahngohdi   vi. obstinate.

kanggir   n. belt.

kanggir pis   n. belt made from leaves.

kangkohda   n. inspection tour. vi. to go on an inspection tour. Jp.

kap₁   n. bundle or roll.

kap₂   n. buttocks; end, bottom. nc kapin. n3sg kapin. see koapin.

kahp₁   vi. to curve; to turn; to come about (of boats). Eng.

kahp₂   n. curve ball. *baseball term. Eng.

kapa   n. copper. Eng.

kapaia   vt. to praise; to make even. vi kapaiahk. see pai, paiai.

kahpaid   n. carbide lamp. Eng.

kapallali   see pallali.

kapalpal   n. steps cut in a coconut tree. n. tip of penis. vulgar.

kapang₁   vt. to see; to look.

kapangεk   vc. to watch.

kapangda   vt. to come upon.
Keiow in oai kapangda ih, ngoah mwεhuki. The first time I saw him, I liked him.

kapangla   vt. to have seen.

kapang₂   n. suitcase; case; trunk.

kapang₃   vt. to turn (a boat); to steer (a boat). vi kapangεk. see pangpang.

kapangda   vt. to turn to the port side.

kapangdi   vt. to turn to the starboard side.

kapar   vi. to march. n. group; gang.

kapara   vt. to cause to increase.

kapahrak   vi. to give a speech. n. speech.

kaparpar   vi. productive; prolific. vt kapara.

kapas   vi. to add. n. addition. vt kapasa.

kapasa   vt. to add. vi kapas.

kapahw   num. fourth.

kapeiεk jumwwa   see pei.

kapehd   n. stomach; belly. nc kapehdin. n3sg kapehdin.

kapεhl   vi. skilled in building or handiwork.

kapεr   see pεr.

kapεrεn   see pεrεn.

kapinsoa   n. carpenter. Eng.

kaping   vi. to greet; to salute; to praise.
Ih wia ah kapahrakin kaping. He gave a speech of greeting. vt kapinga.

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

kapir   vi. to spin; to turn; to twist; to wind (as with a key). vt kapiri.

kapis₁   vi. to ripen (of fruit).

kapis₂   vi. to criticize. vt kapisi.

kapisla   vt. to let go; to set free.

kapohpo   vi. to mix one's drinks, to change from one alcoholic beverage to another. Pon.

kapukpuk   n. food.

kapdak   vi. to throw (in wrestling). vt kapdaki.

kapjar   n. food, a baked breadfruit half.

kapjε   n. fish sp., diamond-scaled mullet.

kapkap   vi. to pray.

kappa   n. mothball; rubber protective covering. Jp.

kahproa   vt. to swing. see aproa.

kapw   vi. new; clean.

kakapwihla   vt. to repair; to renew.

kapwki   vt. to get a good first impression of.

kapwa   adv. instead, anyway, finally; in the end.

kapwaia   vt. to obey; to accept (an invitation).

kapwaiahda   vt. to obey; to accept.

kapwan   n. fish sp., kind of parrot fish.

kapwas   vi. to decorate; to dress up. n. finery. vt kapwasa.

kapwasa   vt. to decorate. vi kapwas.

kapweipwei   see pweipwei.

kapwehsε   adv. just. also kapwehsεn.  

kapwidpwid   n. canoe part, fin-like projection on bow of a canoe to keep waves from splashing in. see pwidpwid.

kapwij   vi. fishing method, to fish with a lure.

kapwiki   see pwik.

kapwikpwik   n. firecracker.

kapwil   vi. fishing method, to fish with a machete, usually by torchlight. vt kapwili.

kahpwil   vi. pitiable.

kapwoi   n. vine sp.

kahpwohi   n. cowboy. Eng.

kapwung   see pwung₁.

kapwuri-   see pwur₃.

kapwurihdo   vi. to turn; to do again.

kapwurihla   vi. to turn; to do again.

kapwkapwε   vi. useless (of things).

kapwki   see kapw.

kahpwla   vt. to carry on the hip. vi kahpwlahk.

kapwrapwoar   vi. to be a tease. vt kapwroa.

kapwrεhrε   vi. to open eyes wide.

kapwroa   vt. to tease. vi kapwrapwoar.

kar   vt. to grab hair (especially in fighting). vi karrεk.

karaun   vi. to accuse. vt karauni.

karaun mwahl   vi. to accuse falsely. vt karaun mwahli.

karahdin   vi. fragrant.

karaja   vt. to explain; to illustrate; to set an example. vi karajraj. see raj.

karajapoa   n. its explanation; its example; its illustration. nc karajapoan.
Mε ioar karajapoan mεhu ma ih pwεhng kamwai. Here's an explanation of what he told you.

karajraj   vi. to explain; to illustrate; to set an example. vt karaja.

karak   vi. to crawl.

karang   vt. to dry leaves. vi koaroangroang. vc koaroang.

karara₁   see rar₁.

karara₂   n. tree sp., myristica hyporgyraea, with black bark and aerial roots and not found on Mokil.

karawa   vt. to hurry. vi karawaro. vc karawahk. see rawaro.

karawaro   vi. to hurry; be in a hurry. vi karawa.

kahrε   vt. to cause.

kahrεhda   vt. to have caused.

kahrεpoa   n. reason; purpose; cause. nc kahrεpoan.

karej   n. rank, file. vi. to march in ranks or files.

karεr   n. citrus fruit; tree sp., any citrus tree.

kariaw   num. second.

karik   vi. food poisoning from fish.

karindong   n. kind of cookie. Jp.

karipwid   vi. to scratch. vt karipwidoa.

karipwidoa   vt. to scratch. vi karipwid.

karir   see rir₁.

kahroa   vt. to lead or to drive (animals); to direct.

kardoap   n. species of parasitic plant, aspledium nidus.

karkar₁   n. sickness, fever accompanied by coughing.

karkar₂   vi. warm; warmed up (as for a fight); anxious.

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

karpau   n. carabao. Eng.

karpin   vi. to mend; to patch₁. vt karpina.

karpina   vt. to mend; to patch₁. vi karpin.

karroa   vt. throw. vi karroahk.

kas₁   n. cat. Eng.

kas₂   vi. to choke.

kahs₁   n. steel drum.

kahs₂   n. playing card. Eng.

kahs₃   n. sweetheart. slang.

kas mwεhng   see kaskas₁.

kasaman   see saman.

kasangai   see sangaj.

kasahpwoaroa   vt. to roll (something). see sapwor.

kasar   n. tree sp., not found on Mokil.

kasahwεnε   vt. to care about, pay attention to or be attentive to.
Ih joah kasahwεnε ah lallal. He doesn't care about how he talks.

kasi   n. boat pole. vi. to pole a boat in shallow water.

kasik   vi. sour.

kasihkεi   see sihkεi.

kahsiksik   vi. to slow; take it easy! see siksik.

kaso₁   n. canoe part, vertical wall board on the poang side of a canoe hull.

kaso₂   see so.

kasohrohr   see sohrohr.

kasoa   vt. to throw. vi kaskas₁.

kasdidi   n. custody. Eng.

kasdo   n. movie. Jp.

kaskas₁   vi. to throw. vt kasoa.

kas mwεhng   vi. to build up maka around a particularly fast growing taro plant. vt kaso₁.

kaskas mwahljili   vi. to fool with; thoughtless.

kaskas₂   vi. fishing method, to cast with a net. vt kasoa. vc kas₁.

kas oarong   vi. fishing method, to cast for oarong.

kas soap   vi. fishing method, to cast for soap.

kaspoa   vi. useful.

kawa₁   n. leather shoe. Jp.

kawa₂   n. olden times.

kawainεnε   vt. to aim at; to head straight for; in line with. see wailεl.

kahwahu   vt. to meat out a clam.

kawaluw   num. eighth.

kawonow   num. sixth.

kawoahwoa   see woahwoa₁.

kε₁   conj. or.

kε₂   adv. verb marker in %why@-questions, contrary to expectation marker.

keiow   num. first; best. superlative marker.

keik   n. cake. Eng.

keikei   n. slope.

kεikεi   vi. to bite. vt koa₁.

kεimwoas   vi. to allow a tentacle to be bitten off in order to escape the sea eel (of an octopus).

kεininεrε   n. canoe part, individual cross-pieces of outrigger platform.

keinj   n. ulcers. vi. to have ulcers.

kεhu   n. fish sp., kind of sea perch.

kehu   n. mast.

kεd   vi. suited; suitable.

kεda   n. Japanese clogs. Jp.

kεhdam   archaic word in chant.

kεdlεk   vi. perverted. Ping.

kejeil   vi. fishing method, spear fishing at low tide. vt kejeili.

kejpwi   vt. to throw away; to divorce.

kεl   n. wall; fence; enclosure.

kεlεu   n. tree sp., hibiscus.

kεlkεl   n. headband made from leaves.

kεhm   vi. to get between eleven and twenty-two points in Casino. Eng. game

kemwehui   vt. to improve. see mwεhu₁. also kamwεhui.  

kεn   adv. then; thereupon; just.

kεnnoar   adv. suddenly.

kεnεn   n3s. food of. see kanah₁.

kεnji pakdang   n. atomic bomb. Jp.

kεnkεn   vi. well-liked; respected.

kεnsa   vi. to examine; to inspect. vt kεnsai. Jp.

kεp   n. cap. Eng.

kεpεlpεl   n. canoe part, grooved end of rajakmwein used to hold sail in place.

kεpdεn   n. captain. Eng.

kepweilik   n. fish sp., kind of mweir (inedible).

kehpwini   n. fish sp., kind of skipjack (? turrum fish).

kεr   vi. to ascend; to walk up.

kεhrε   vt. to bow to, to pay homage to. vi kεhrεhk.

kεrεp   vi. to be a peeping Tom. n. peeping Tom. vt kεrεpi.

kehripw   n. keel of a canoe.

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

kes   excl. it serves you right! also angkes, keswei.  

kεhs   n. box. Eng. case

kehsiksik   n. beam to which roof thatch is tied.

kεsso   n. last heat of a race. Jp.

keswei   excl. it serves you right! also kes.  

ki   n. key. Eng.

kihpεnε₂ to lock up.

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

ki-   to give.

kihεk   vi. to distribute; to give out.

kioang   vt. to give to.

kihda   vt. to move something up; to put up (as money).

kihdi   vt. to put down; to save; to leave behind.

kihdoa   vt. to give.

kihjang   vt. to take.

kihpεnε₁   vt. to gather together; to put together; to be attracted.

kihpijoang   vt. separate.

kih   n. name of the letter k.

kia₁   n. canoe part, struts on the outrigger.

kia₂   vi. to not want; to not like.

kiah   n. his mat. *possessive classifier for mats. nc kiεn. see kioa.

kiam   n. temporary basket woven from a coconut frond, after which midrib is split for carrying.

kiaramεru   n. caramel. Jp.

kias   n. gasoline. Eng.

kieil   n. lizard.

kieil in pεhn soahn ni   n. lizard sp., olive green in color and about six inches long.

kieil in pεhn wasaus   n. lizard sp., dark green in color and six to eight inches long.

kiεl   vt. to bend around a frame, in boat making. vi kiεlεk.

kiεpw   n. spider lily.

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

kioa   n. his mat. nc kiεn. see kiah.

kioak   n. fish sp., kind of spinefoot.

kioang   see ki-.

kioar   vi. fishing method, to fish with a long spear in deep water. vt kioari.

kioawoak   n. cross-bred animal or plant.

kiuhri   n. cucumber. Jp.

kid₁   num. thousand.

kid₂   n. garbage; waste. nc kidin₁, kidεn, . n3sg kidin₁, kidoa, .

kidεn palpal   n. shavings.

kidεn soa   n. saw-dust.

kida   n. guitar. Eng.

kidahk   n. tree sp. (allophylus timorensis).

kidal   vt. to know.

kidalda   vt. to find out.
Ngoah kidalda pwa ih pirin minε mε. I found out that he was going to be here.

kidalla   vt. to learn, to get to know.

kidεpw   vi. to put a spell on a tree to prevent others from gathering the fruit, usually also involves a physical marking; be cursed.

kidim   vt. to wrap. vi kidkid.

kihdo₁   n. kind of bush, Cassia alata, not found on Mokil.

kihdo₂   n. sickness, ringworm. vi. to have ringworm.

kidkid   vi. to wrap. vt kidim.

-kij   suf. one bit of. *partitive *counting classifier, used for bits or pieces.

kij₁   n. bit; piece.

kij₂   n. share of food.

kihj   n. octopus.

kijakij   n. gift. vi. to give a gift. vt kijakiji₁, kijkijoa.

kijεkol   vi. grudging or sharing grudgingly.

kijεhn   n. his relative. nc kijεhn.

kijesik   n. small animal; lizard; mouse.

kijesik in jεd   n. fish sp., scaleless.

kijesik winan   n. rat.

kijinlikkoau   n. letter.

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

kijongran   n. charm to frighten demons.

kijoa   vt. to give someone his share. see kij₁.

kijkij   n. fraction.

kijkijoa   vt. to give a gift. vi kijakij.

kijngai   vi. silly. Jp.

kijrad   vi. to detest; to hate. n. enemy.

kik₁   vi. to kick. vt kikim, kiki, . Eng.

kikparaus   vi. to kick (in a fight). vt kikparausi.

kik₂   n. portion of nail that can be trimmed. nc kikin. n3sg kikin.

kikin ε   n. toenail. nc kikin εhn. n3sg kikin εhn.

kikin poa   n. fingernail. nc kikin poahn. n3sg kikin poah.

kikanju   n. machine gun. Jp.

kikim   vt. to kick. vi kik₁.

kikkik   vi. to stutter.

kil   n. any covering that is part of an object; skin; bark; peel (of fruit). nc kilin. n3sg kilin.

kilin kahu   n. leather; belt.

kilin moang   n. scalp.

kilin pwupw   vi. to be thick-skinned.

kihl   n. keel. Eng.

kilahs₁   n. class. Eng.

kilahs₂   n. glass; mirror; glasses; drinking glass. Eng.

kilεl   n. picture; camera. vi. to photograph. vt kilele.

kilεl mwoakid   n. movie.

kilεlε   vt. to photograph; to picture. vt. to be disappointed in; to mark for reciprocal bad treatment. vi kilεl.

kilεlεhdi   vt. to take a picture of.   vt. to be disappointed in; to mark for reciprocal bad treatment.

kilihnj   vi. to clinch (a nail or bolt). vt kilihnji. Eng.

kiloak   n. clock; time (on the clock).

kiloap   vi. to club. vt kiloapi.

kiljoau   vi. naked.

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

kim   n. clam sp., one that drifts freely on the bottom.

kimi   pro. we. exclusive remote.

kihmohmohng   vi. to sob.

kihmohno   n. kimono. Jp.

kimji   n. kim chee, Korean style pickled cabbage. Jp.

kimwi   pro. you. plural remote.

kimwkimw   vi. to feel one's heart pounding from fright.

kin   adv. usually. marker of habitual action.

kinε   vt. to make up. vc kin.

kinεhda   vt. to make up; to discover; to invent.

kini   vt. to pinch (with the nails); to cut grass; to clear land; to pick (flowers); to pluck (flowers); to weed. vi kinkin.

kino   n. fern variety.

kinkin   vi. to pinch (with the nails); to cut grass; to clear land; to pick (flowers); to pluck (flowers); to weed. vt kini. vc kin.

kin poahlong   vi. to cut grass; to clear land.

kin soapw   vi. to trim vines from a tree.

kinwεd   n. bird sp., not found on Mokil.

kihng₁   n. rooster.

kihng₂   n. king. Eng.

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

kingko   n. cash box or safe. Jp.

kipar   n. pandanus tree.

kipar in Jeliwij   n. pandanus variety originating on Jaluit.

kipar in Pid   n. pandanus variety originating in the Gilbert Islands.

kipwεl   vt. to bend something with a movement of the wrist; to twist off, to break with a snap. vi kipwεlεk.

kir   vi. hoarse.

kihr₁   n. fish sp., kind of soldier fish.

kihr₂   vi. to sink of one's own weight.

kakihr₂   vi. fishing method, to sink a line to the bottom to catch small bottom fish.

kirajiweid   vi. to graduate. Eng.

kirahka   n. cracker. Eng.

kirakir   vi. to peel. vt kiroa.

kirahpapwuhn   n. gramaphore. Eng.

kireisik   n. fish sp., a young widir under 2" in length.

kiri₁   n. kind of flowering bush.

kiri₂   n. small drill rubbed between palms. Jp.

kirij   vi. to slide.

kirihj   n. grease; fat (for cooking). vi. greasy.

kirijmεj   n. Christmas. Eng.

kiripw   n. coconut stage, young coconut up to one inch in diameter. vi. unmarried, single.

kirir   n. bird sp., small mottled green bird with a high warbling song.

kiro   n. fish sp., large sea bass.

kiroa   vt. to peel. vi kirakir.

kiroahd   vt. to scrape with a hard object like knife or fingernail; to make leaf flexible for weaving. vi kiroahdεk.

kiroapw   n. baseball glove. Jp. < Eng.

kiroar   vi. to belch.

kirkahk   vi. to shinny. vt kirkahki.

kirkir   n. stem. nc kirkirin. n3sg kirkirin.

kirkirij   vi. slippery.

kirrεd   vi. muddy.

kirrej   n. fish sp., kind of sea bass.

kis   vi. to kiss. Eng.

kihs   pro. we. inclusive remote.

kisa   pro. we two. inclusive.

kisai   pro. we. plural inclusive.

ko wuronna   see kauj.

koiaji   n. fertilizer. Jp.

koikoi   n. bird sp.

kooa   see kohn.

kou₁   vt. to build (of houses); to erect; to raise to an erect position. vi kokou.

kouda   vt. to stand (something); to turn up; 'bottoms up!'.

kou₂   vi. to go first (in a game).

koudi   vt. to turn upside down. see u₁.

kouj   int. who?, who are you? used only in reference to a second person. Who are you? Who's there?

koujapw   n. land division.

koula   vt. to turn to the side. see u₁.

koupwuhpw   vi. rare; to cook rare. vt koupwuhpwi.

kouwa   n. responsibility. vi. responsible.

kod₁   vi. to bump.
Ih koddoang in diddo. He bumped into the wall. vt kodur.

kodda   vi. to be aground.

kod₂   vi. thick (of liquids).

kod₃   n. husking stick. see kodom.

kod₄   vi. to haunt. vi. to come around looking for food (said of chickens, flies, or uninvited guests).
Kod ngenin. His spirit is haunting me.

kod₅   n. horn (on an animal). nc kodin. n3sg kodin.

kodε   n. trowel. Jp.

kodom   vt. to husk with a husking stick. vi kodkod.

Kodon   n. name of a mythological horned giant.

kodur   vt. to brush against; to touch lightly; to bump. vi kod₁.

kodkod   vi. to husk with a husking stick. vt kodom.

kodlaij   n. cutlass. Eng.

koj   vi. hunched up; hunchbacked.

kojonnεd   n. law.

kojuj   vi. to go in groups of-.
Arai kojuj roahmεn indoa. They came in groups of two.

kojuk   vt. to try to kill. n. gun.

kojukdi   vt. to kill.

kojuki   vt. to shoot at.

kohkahu   vi. to grasp one's opponent firmly effectively stopping action (in wrestling).

kohkang   vi. to trade with a passing Japanese fishing boat. Jp.

kohko₁   n. fish sp., dolphin.

kohko₂   n. sickness, flaky skin often covering large sections of the body. vi. to have kohko₁.

kohko₃   n. cocoa. Eng.

kokohj   vi. to catch up; to chase. vt kauj.

kohkohla   vi. to take a long time; to go on forever. Pon.

kohkoa   vt. to grind coconut; to shave. vc ko.

ko alij   vi. to shave.

ko oaring   vi. to grind coconut.

kol   vt. to hold.

kol padil   vi. to balance a boat in order to keep a fishing line straight.

koldi   vt. to catch; to hold; to keep.

kohl   n. gold; ornament.
Ih kihdoahng ngoahi sioai kohllo. He gave me my earrings. Eng.

kohlau   n. fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.

koluhj   vi. wasteful.

koluhla   vi. to regret.

kolkol₁   vi. frugal; thrifty.

kolkol₂   vi. to balance a boat in order to keep a fishing line straight.

komluj   n. food, pounded taro or banana with grated coconut. vi. to make komluj.

kohmw   n. comb. vi. to comb. vt kohmwi.

komwurla   vt. to bid farewell to; to say goodbye to. vi komwurmwur.

komwurmwur   n. farewell. vi. to take leave; to leave a bequest.
Arai komwurmwur in kijoula. They said farewill. vt komwurla.

komwpwεl   vi. to ripen fruit by burying it or putting it in a box; to cover the umw₁. vt komwpwεli.

komwwad   vi. brave.

kon   vi. to fit (as of a bottle top).

kohn   nr. top of. n3sg kooa. see inkuoa.

kongdεk   vi. to strain; to exert oneself.

kohp   vi. to profesy.

kopou   vi. to feel cold (of people). see pou.

kopol   n. kind of small oyster.

kopor   vi. dry (as the taste of certain kinds of fish).

kopkop   vi. to cough.

kohpwiri   vi. angry.

kopwoi   n. spear for fighting; stick used for flattening pandanus leaves.

kohpwon   vi. to have mouth full.

kopwung   vi. to judge; to try in court; to pay a debt. vt kopwungi. see pwung₁.

kor   vi. to thrust during sexual intercourse. Pon.

kohrahl   vi. fishing method, jerking a line back and forth to imitate swimming motion of a small fish.

kohri   n. shave ice, a confection made from ice and syrup. Jp.

korihla   n. gorilla. Eng.

koro   vi. to hit a grounder. *baseball term. Jp.

korod   vi. dry (as the taste of an unripe banana); to hurt, to smart (of eyes, from staying up late).

korohpw   n. chewed bait that is made to float in the area of a baited hook to entice fish to come near.

korohro   vi. white.

korohsεhng   n. fish sp., kind of sea bass.

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

kornihda₁   n. horn.

kornihda₂   n. food, baked ripe banana.

kos₁   vi. late; delayed.

kosin mehdi   vi. long-lived.

kos₂   n. beverage made from coconut sap.

Kohs   n. God. in biblical style, under the influence of Ponapean. see Koahs. Eng.

Koahs   n. God. Eng. used in oaths.

koahspwa   excl. Honest to God!. oath formula.

kohsεn   n. food, meat of pεn mixed with coconut water and molasses.

koso   vt. to cut into. vi koskos.

kosopijoang   vt. to cut (in two).

koskos   vi. to cut. vt koso. vc kos₁.

kos moang   vi. to give a haircut.

-koa   suf. the. plural.

koa₁   vt. to bite. vi kεikεi.

koa₂   excl. Let's go!; Go ahead!

koah   pro. you. singular. also koawoa.  

koaiok   vi. reliable.

koaik   n. verse.

koail   n. fish sp., unidentified.

koaimw₁   n. corner. nc koaimwin.

koaimw₂   n. shark sp., little blue shark.

koahok   vi. flammable. see ok.

koau₁   n. hook.

koaun amwje   n. kind of very small hook.

koau₂   n. curved pole on a crescent-shaped net.

koahu   n. kind of flowering bush.

koaujoan   vi. to reside; to live. n. residence.

koaul   vi. to sing. n. song. vt koaulki.

koaul in koarir   n. love-song.

koaun   n. boss; leader.

koaunop   vt. to prepare.

koauwε   vt. to disturb; to disrupt; to malign or speak ill of. vt. to deflower. slang.

koauwεhla   vt. to break, to do damage.   vt. to deflower.

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

koadohdo   vi. untrimmed (of a tree).

koadok   n. summit; ridge (of a roof); pinnacle. nc koadokoan. n3sg koadokoa.

koadohr   vt. to trim away dead leaves and fruit stems of a tree. vi koadohrεk.

koadoaddoar   vi. to lower fruit from tree to prevent bruising or cracking. vt kadar₁. vc koadoar.

koadoahkoa   vt. to work on or at. vt. to beat up; to work over. slang. see doadoahk₁.

koadkoad₁   vi. to disembowel. vt kading.

koadkoad₂   n. bird sp., a small bird with orange feet, a white chest, black back and collar.

koadloak   vi. to look around.

koadpoaroan   n. wife of the minister.

koahj   n. barb.

koahjdi   vi. caught on a barb.

koajej   vi. to put up a fight (of a fish).

koajohjo   vi. to gather drying pandanus leaves for weaving. vt koajohr.

koajok   vt. to pile; to build by piling. vi koajkoaj.

koajokjok   vi. to determine the number of waves in a set to find the proper time to cross a reef.

koajohpεi   n. pile. vi. to pile.

koajohr   vt. to trim a tree. vi koajohjo.

koajoai   n. story.

koajoanε   vt. to arrange, to straighten up. vi koajoanjoan. vc koajoanεhk.

koajoanjoan   vi. arranged, straightened up. vt koajoanε.

koajoang   vi. to play music. n. musical instrument.

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

koajkoa   vt. to track a bird to find its roosting place. vi koajkoahk.

koajkoaj   vi. to pile. n. pile. vt koajok.

koaj pεi   vi. to build a wall around the family burial plot.

koaj woahp   vi. to build a wharf.

koajkoajda   vi. piled up.

koak₁   n. cork. Eng.

koak₂   vi. to bloom; to open mouth wide in amazement.

koakpijoang   vi. bloomed.

koahk   vi. tired. also koakoahk.  

koakεhk   vi. cock-a-doodle-do.

koakon   n. kind of box, small box made of paper or wood.

koakonkon   n. joint.

koakonkonin ε   n. ankle.

koakoaik   vi. to pick (a sore). vt kaik.

koakoail   vi. to steer. vt kail.

koakoair   vi. developing; growing.

koakoairda   vi. developed; grown.

koakoahk   vi. tired. also koahk.  

koakkoak   n. bird sp., a long-legged bird with a long curved beak.

koakkoakkoak   vi. to cluck (of a hen).

koaklej   n. ant.

koaklej sang   n. flying ant.

koakroas   n. cockroach (small).

koal₁   n. skirt made of leaves or grass.

koal₂   vi. to blow (of wind).

koahl₁   n. torch made from moakoau tied together.

koahl₂   vi. sturdy.

koalik   vi. big; loud; hard (of work); high (in price); old (but not aged).

koalo₁   vt. to twist strands of coconut husk together to make string; to roll cigarettes. vi koalkoal.

koalo₂   n. root (of plant). nc koalohn. n3sg koalooa.

koalohk   see lohk.

koahlok   vi. always tired.

koalohkla   vi. to spread.

koaloklok   vi. to be punished. n. punishment.

koalohlo   vi. rooty, having lots of roots.

koaloa₁   n. breadfruit seed. nc koaloahn. n3sg koaloah.

koaloa₂   n. penis. nc koaloahn. n3sg koaloah.

koaloahloa   vi. having lots of seeds.

koalkoa   vt. to punish. vi koaloklok.

koalkoal   vi. to roll cigarettes; to make string by twisting strands of coconut husk together. vt koalo₁.

koal pwεhl   vi. to make string.

koamoaik₁   n. fish sp., large parrot fish.

koamoaik₂   n. Japanese-style saw for cutting boards.

koammoal   vi. to rest.

koampoani   n. group organized for a task. vi. to act as a group. Eng.

koamplein   vi. to complain or to file a complaint (in court). Eng.

kompleinki   vt. to complain about (a thing).

koampleini   vt. to complain about (a person).

koamw   vi. to crackle, to make a crackling sound.

koamwoak   vt. to move or to budge (something). also koamwoakid.  

koamwoakid   vt. to move or to budge (something). see mwoakid. also koamwoak.  

koamwoang   n. shell variety, cat-eye.

koamwurmwur   vi. to will₁; to delegate.

koan   n. food, Trukese komluj made without coconut.

koahn   n. corn. Eng.

koahn pihp   n. corned beef. Eng.

koanoah   n3s. his catch. nc koanoahn.

koanoainoai   vi. valuable.

koahnoainoai   vi. fecund (of people or animals).

koanoahdi   vi. to be on time for or on time to meet.

koanoamw   adv. and then.

koanoang₁   n. tuber, tuberous plant.

koanoang₂   n. bullet. n3sg koanoangε.

koanoang₃   vi. roomy.

koanoahng   vt. good at; good for.

koanoangε   n3s. his or its contents. nc koanoangoan. see koanoang₃.

koanoangoan umw   n. gift or contribution to a feast.

koandoau   n. ladder; stairs, step.

koanjin   n. food, roasted breadfruit Marshallese style. vi. to roast breadfruit. vt koanjini.

koahngid   n. mango.

koangkiri   n. concrete. Eng.

koangkiris   n. congress. Eng.

koap   vi. to grow.

koapda   vi. to grow up or to grow back.

koahp   n. yam.

koahpεhpε   n. driftwood.

koahpi   n. coffee. Eng.

koapin   n. back of; bottom of. vi. to give a gift for a voyage. n3sg koapin. see kap₁.

koapin au   n. chin. nc koapin oawoan. n3sg koapin oawoa.

koapin ε   n. heel. nc koapin εhn. n3sg koapin εhn.

koapin εng   nr. downwind.

koapin paik   n. back of head. nc koapin paikin. n3sg koapin paikin.

koapin poa   n. elbow. nc koapin poahn. n3sg koapin poah.

koapin war   n. gift for a voyage. vt koapin wari.   vi. to give a gift for a voyage. vt koapin wari.

koapin woar   n. throat. nc koapin woaroan. n3sg koapin woaroa.

koapis   n. bow-and-arrow. vi. to shoot a bow-and-arrow. vt koapisi.

koapis woadinε   vi. to walk away quickly.

koapoaiddi   vt. to give birth. archaic.

koapoairihr   vi. to commit incest.

koapoaddoa   vt. to try to hook. see poad₁.

koapoaddoahdi   vt. to hook.

koahpoajoa   n. her vaginal opening.

koapoannok   n. broom made from coconut midribs.

koapoangpoang   vi. to tack (in sailing). vt kapang₁.

koapoahr   vi. to wipe after defecating. vt koapoahri.

koapoahrongε   vt. to listen to or pay attention to; to take advice of. vi poarongrong.

koapkoap   n. spear for fishing.

koapna   n. governor. Eng.

koapsakai   vi. stupid.

koapwoa   n. cargo; things; toys.

koapwoahn doadoahk   n. tools.

koapwoahpwoa   vi. rich; wealthy.

koapwoapwoaud   vi. to get married; to graft.
Wahnpoaroanno koapwoapwoaudi arai. The minister married them. vt koapwoapwoaudi. see pwoapwoaud.

koapwoarpwoar   vi. to hope.

koarir   n. sweetheart. vi. to have a sweetheart.

koaroj   quant. both. always preceded by a dual pronoun.

koarongε   vt. to listen closely. see rong.

koarongεhda   vt. to learn by listening; to hear.

koarohsεhm   n. fish sp., unidentified.

koaroa   n. bird sp., reef heron.

koaroan   vi. close₁; nearby.

koaroannoang   vi. close₁ to; near to.

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

koaroang   vi. to dry leaves. vt karang.

koarjoa   vt. to finish, to empty. see roj.

koarkoar   n. waterfall.

koarwεhni   vt. to keep someone company.

koas₁   n. small ant.

koas₂   n. weave; fibre. nc koasin, koasoan, . n3sg koasin, koasoa.

koahs   n. navigational course. see koahspwa. Eng.

koasieni   vi. superstitious.

koasin   n. cotton batting; stuffing. Eng.

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

koasihwo   vi. bothersome; naughty. see sihwo.

koasop₁   n. tree sp. (exorrhiza).

koasop₂   n. sea cucumber variety, very long.

koasoa   n. tree sp., mangrove variety.

koasoau   n. cloud.

koahsdεm   n. custom; tradition. Eng.

koaskoas₁   vi. numb.

kakoaskoasi   vt. to numb; to anaesthetize.

koaskoas₂   vi. persistent.

koahspwa   see Koahs.

koassoau   n. tree sp.

koawoa   pro. you. singular. also koah.  

ku   vi. to get ripe.

kua   n. hoe. Jp.

kuahpa   n. guava. Eng.

kuεhn   n. tree sp., with yellow grape-like fruit growing from trunk and branches and whose bark is often used for a lure.

kuj   vi. to gush. n. semen. nc kujin. n3sg kujin.

kujla   vi. to overflow.

kujup   vt. to throw chum; to throw bait. vi kujupεk.

kujkuj   vi. fluid.

kujkujin roaj   n. spout of a whale.

kuk   vi. to cook. vt kuki. Eng.

kukuju   n. air gun. Jp.

kukkukkuk   vi. to nibble on bait.

kuhl   n. bird sp.

kuhla   n. large round metal container with handles; a unit of liquid measure.

kuleij   n. bird sp.

kuli   n. slave; servant. Eng.

kulu   n. glue. Eng.

kulukluk   n. turkey.

kulul   n. cockroach (large).

kulup   n. old dry leaves used as top covering for an earth oven. vi. to cover an earth oven with leaves. vt kulupi.

kulupla   vi. to sink, to form a sink hole.

kumi   n. rubber. Jp.

kumidεpwwo   n. slingshot. Jp.

kumwoa   vi. to crave meat or fish.

kumwus   n. wrist. nc kumwusin. n3sg kumwusin.

kun   vi. gone out (of fire); off (of lights).

kup   vi. to fall.

kakupihla   vt. to drop.

kupdi   vi. to fall down.

kupla   vi. to fall over; to backslide.

kupdioar   vi. immediately; right away.

kupang   n. fish sp., kind of surgeon fish.

kuhpεnε   vi. to close (mouth).

kupdioar   vi. to fall.

kupwa   vi. poor.

kupwur₁   n. feeling; wish; intention; decision; plan. nc kupwuroan. n3sg kupwuroa.

kupwur₂   n. bird sp., a sea bird, often seen following schools of tuna.

kupwurohla   vi. to be contrite.

kur   n. bruise (on skin). vi. bruised (of skin).

kurando   n. playing field. Jp. < Eng. ground

kureion   n. crayon. Eng.

kurodong   n. kind of flowering bush.

kuroahdεk   vi. scabby; have a scab.

kuroap   n. globe.

kuruj   vt. to grate; to grind (taro or yam) with a grinder. vi kurujεk.

kurujdi   vt. to grate; to grind down.

kurma   n. two-wheeled cart. Jp.

kuhs   n. goat. Eng.

kuhsεk   vi. to sit on haunches; to squat.

kusian   n. accordion.

kusoahp   n. large dragonfly.

kusoahr   n. bird sp.

kuspara   n. shoehorn. Jp.

kuwεrwεr   n. bird sp.

klohraks   n. bleach. Eng.

krahm   n. clamp. Eng.

krehsi   vi. crazy. Eng.

krihn   vi. green. Eng.

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