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each  
each.  ehu ehu
one by one, each and every, individually.  emen emen

eager  
to be anxious, eager, restless.  lidoar

eagle  
eagle.  ikel

ear  
ear.  aipenleng
ear.  aipenpwong
ear.  karonge
ear.  koarong
ear.  koaronge
ear.  saleng
ear infection in babies; accompanied by copious amounts of a smelly, white liquid coming from the ear.  saleng mat

earache  
earache.  saleng medek
earache.  soumwahu en saleng medek

early  
very early in the morning.  sangkenei

earn  
to earn money.  wiesent

earnestly  
anxiously, earnestly.  pwangala

earring  
earring.  tiati₁

earth  
dirt, soil, earth, ground.  pwehl₁
to return to dust, to return to earth.  kapwella
world, earth.  sampah

earthly  
earthly or temporal thing.  mehn sampah

earthquake  
earthquake.  raradahn sahpw

earthworm  
earthworm, intestinal worm; hair roots of kava.  kamwatel
earthworm, intestinal worm; hair roots of kava.  kamwetel

ease  
roomy; free, at ease in doing something; fluent; effortless.  maledek
to free; to ease pain; to relieve.  kamaiawe

easily  
easily.  kehn₁
not easily.  sekeh
not easily.  sekehn

east  
east.  palimese

Easter  
Easter.  Sarawihn Iasada
Passover, Lent, Easter.  Pahsohpa

easy  
to make something easier, to facilitate.  kamangai
to make something easier, to facilitate.  kamengei₁
easy.  mengei

easygoing  
peaceful, easygoing, unenthusiastic, slow moving, passive, lethargic.  meleilei

eat  
gluttonous, given to eating too much.  engidek
gluttonous, given to eating too much.  engine
gluttonous, given to eating too much.  mwahngihada
gluttonous, given to eating too much.  mworuhru
said of a male who is careless about what he eats; desiring and performing oral sex.  limwengehnge
said of a male who is careless about what he eats; desiring and performing oral sex.  limwengemwenge
to consume, to eat or drink; to receive communion.  tungoal
to consume, to eat or drink; to receive communion.  tungoale
to drink kava after it has been served to others, to eat leftovers.  kapih₂
to drink kava immediately after a Nahnmwarki, to drink kava after it has been served to others, to eat leftovers.  kepindewehlap₂
to drink kava immediately after a Nahnmwarki, to drink kava after it has been served to others, to eat leftovers.  kepindewehlape
to eat.  dipwahk
to eat.  kang
to eat.  koanoate
to eat.  lemwedek
to eat.  mwenge
to eat.  neminem
to eat.  paun₁
to eat.  sak₁
to eat.  sakan₁
to eat.  tipwahk
to eat a snack.  merianda
to eat after drinking kava.  kenei sakau
to eat after drinking kava.  pailoal
to eat before kava.  kepsakau
to eat breakfast.  deied
to eat breakfast.  kemenseng₁
to eat breakfast.  mwengehn menseng
to eat breakfast before sunrise, forbidden before fishing.  sangkemen
to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper.  kasoutik
to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper.  koduhsou
to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper.  mwengehn soutik
to eat lunch.  kasouwas
to eat lunch.  mwengehn souwas
to eat meat or fish.  irap
to eat meat or fish.  sali
to eat meat or fish along with some carbohydrate source.  irepe₂
to eat meat or fish along with some carbohydrate source.  selie
to eat only meat, to eat only one thing.  ikoaik
to eat raw (fish).  wet₂
to eat raw (fish).  wete
to eat raw fish or raw meat of any kind.  sasimi
to eat something accidentally; to engage in oral sex with.  kangada,
to eat voraciously.  lomwod
to eat with the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  pohnkoiohlap
to eat, drink, or smoke.  sohk₁
to eat, said only of infants.  mehme₂
to eat, to taste, used derogatorily.  nam
to remain awake all night, as at a wake; to eat dinner at night.  kesihpwong
to want to eat a lot of something.  soangoare

eave  
eave of a building.  ekipir
eave, of a house or building.  kutoar

eaves  
eaves of heaven; horizon, the place beyond the horizon.  kutoarenleng

eaves of heaven  
eaves of heaven, horizon; the place beyond the horizon.  kutoareileng dapwaiso

eavesdrop  
said of one who engages in the reciprocal exchange of information; said of one who eavesdrops on others.  poarongorong

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eccentric  
eccentric, erratic.  ketselewi
eccentric, erratic.  saruwaru
eccentric, erratic.  sarwaru

Echidna polyzona  
salt water eel, Echidna polyzona, commonly found on the barrier reef; also used as a generic term for all saltwater eels.  lapwed

echo  
echo.  kamahlahl₂
echo.  kihkioaroahr
echo.  limwereniak
echo; barely discernable sound from a distant source.  moahd
to echo, as a bell or as the sound of a kava pounding stone.  wawair

economize  
to economize on; to use wisely.  kirawih

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Eden  
Eden.  Ihden

edge  
drop off, edge of a precipice.  repwidi
edge.  keile
face; facade; upper part of yam, taro, pineapple, etc.; edge of a reef.  mese
seaward edge of a mangrove swamp.  imwiniak
seaward edge of a mangrove swamp.  pahniak
the edge of a site prepared for a traditional ground oven (uhmw), marked by two logs and a pile of stones that serve as a wall; the edge of the trodden path of a chicken trap.  mparang
the edge of a site prepared for a traditional ground oven (uhmw), marked by two logs and a pile of stones that serve as a wall; the edge of the trodden path of a chicken trap.  mparang
the edge of a trodden path mark by aligned stones.  kehn arahr
the edge of the floor at the right wing of a feasthouse between uhloak and semenloak.  wounken
to be sharpened, to have an edge put on something.  adahd
to sharpen, to put an edge on something.  ede₂
to tremble or shake; to be on edge, of the teeth.  rer

edit  
to inspect, examine, check; to review, to edit.  dawih

Edolisoma tenvirostre inseperatum  
bird sp., cicada bird, Edolisoma tenvirostre inseperatum.  totopai

educate  
to enlighten, to educate.  kamarainih

education  
enlightenment, education.  kamarain

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eel  
a salt water eel, commonly found on the barrier reef.  rap
a sp. of eel that lives in mangrove swamps.  mwasaut
a sp. of salt water eel with a slender body and black and white stripes, found in waters with a sandy bottom.  nahlipwuloiloi
an eel, commonly found in mangrove swamps.  mwaso
an eel, commonly found in mangrove swamps.  mwesot
fresh water eel.  kemisik
freshwater eel.  lasi
moray eel, Gymnothorax javanicus, commonly found in deep water.  lapwedehlam
salt water eel, Echidna polyzona, commonly found on the barrier reef; also used as a generic term for all saltwater eels.  lapwed
salt water eel, a generic term.  ihd₄
salt water eel, commonly found along the edge of mangrove swamps.  lapweden pahniak
salt water eel, commonly found in muddy areas.  limwahnsaleng
the sacred eel that lived in a well on Idehd that embodied Nahnisohnsapw.  Nahn Samwohl
the sacred eel whose corpse gave rise to utiak, a number of banana cultivars.  Mwasenleng
the sacred eel whose corpse gave rise to a unique banana cultivar.  Mwesenleng

eel goddess  
the Pohnpeian eel goddess.  Ilake

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efface  
to delete, to obliterate, to efface something.  dilihdih
to delete, to obliterate, to efface;.  dilihd

effect  
effect.  katepe
having a bad effect, providing bad results.  lipwsuwed
having an effect, effective, efficient.  lipwan
of good effect; providing good results.  lipwamwahu
paint; initial effects of kava or alcohol.  litepw
paint; initial effects of kava or alcohol.  litopw
to take a step, to set one's footing; to land, to alight, of anything capable of flight; in the water, to touch the bottom with one's feet; of kava, to begin to have an effect on one; to settle, of liquids.  sok₁

effective  
dense, tightly woven or packed; effective, in communcation.  keirek₁
having an effect, effective, efficient.  lipwan
to take hold, to stick; to be effective.  man

effeminate  
effeminate, woman-like.  pohnli
effeminate.  mwomwenli
of a man, effeminate; of a woman, masculine; of a peaceful nature.  piledek

efficient  
having an effect, effective, efficient.  lipwan

effort  
collaborative effort; collaboration, cooperation, joined forces, solidarity.  angin kehlap
collaborative effort; collaboration, cooperation, joined forces, solidarity.  engin kehlap

effortless  
roomy; free, at ease in doing something; fluent; effortless.  maledek

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egg  
egg of a nut.  kakupwel
egg; a small yam that can be carried by hand.  kutohr
egg; zero, as a score.  damango
nit, the egg of a louse.  dihl₂
rotten egg.  pweisenwair

eggplant  
eggplant, Solanum melongena.  ekpland
eggplant, Solanum melongena.  nasupi
eggplant, Solanum melongena.  pringihnas
eggplant, Solanum melongena.  wahntuhke toantoal

egocentric  
always wanting to be recognized first, egocentric.  akomwohmwo

egoistic  
greedy; egoistic.  mwoaruhru

Egretta sacra  
bird sp., Pacific reef heron, Egretta sacra.  kewelik
bird sp., Pacific reef heron, Egretta sacra.  kowelik

Egypt  
Egypt.  Ekipten
Egypt.  Ihsip

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ehu  
fish sp., ehu, red snapper, Etelis carbunculus.  lol

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eight  
eight.  ewel₂
eight.  walipit
eight.  waluh
eight.  welewel
eight.  welidip
eight.  welidun
eight.  weliel
eight.  welihi
eight.  welika
eight.  welikap
eight.  welikin
eight.  welikis
eight.  welimen
eight.  welimwodol
eight.  welimwut
eight.  welipa
eight.  welipak
eight.  welipali
eight.  welipar
eight.  welipei
eight.  welipit
eight.  welipoar
eight.  welipwidik
eight.  welipwoat
eight.  welipwong
eight.  welipwuloi
eight.  welira
eight.  welisel
eight.  welisop
eight.  welisou
eight.  welisu
eight.  welite
eight.  welitumw
eight.  wellep
eight.  weluhmw

eight billion  
eight billion.  wellik

eight hundred  
eight hundred.  welipwiki

eight hundred million  
eight hundred million.  welisapw

eight hundred thousand  
eight hundred thousand.  wellopw

eight million  
eight million.  welirar

eight thousand  
eight thousand.  welikid

eighteenth  
eighth night after the new moon, eighteenth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  mas ewel

eighth  
eighth night after the new moon, eighteenth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  mas ewel

eighty  
eighty.  weliakan
eighty.  welihsek
eighty.  welingoul

eighty million  
eighty million.  welidep

eighty thousand  
eighty thousand.  welinen

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ejaculate  
prone to premature ejaculation.  kehn nek
prone to premature ejaculation.  kehnek
to be finished; to be depleted or out of; to climax or ejaculate.  nek₁
to gush; to climax or ejaculate.  kus

eject  
the act of ejecting or discarding.  sipedek
to be cast out, to be evicted, to be expelled, to be ejected.  pekousda
to be ejected, to be banished.  pokous
to eject.  kiedala
to eject, to banish, to cast out, to throw out.  kausada
to expel, to eject from; to cause to fade.  kasarehsang

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Elaeocarpus carolinensis  
tree sp., Elaeocarpus carolinensis, used for making canoe hulls, highly valued for its lumber.  sadak

Elaesis guineensis  
African oil palm, Elaesis guineensis, introduced by the Japanese for its oil.  apwuraiasi
African oil palm, Elaesis guineensis, introduced by the Japanese for its oil.  nihn aprika

Elagatis  
fish sp., rainbow runner, Elagatis bipinnulatus; normally found in lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef.  mwunseik

elbow  
elbow, crook of the arm, forearm; measurement of arms length when constructing a canoe.  keulap
elbow, crook of the arm, forearm; measurement of arms length when constructing a canoe.  tipwengen peh
elbow, the outer curve of something.  keimwinpeh

elder  
elder in the Protestant church, a rank above souleng and below sounkohwa.  elter
the elders of a kinship group.  mesenih en keinek

elderly  
elderly female.  lialaud

election  
election, raffle, lottery, vote.  usuhs
election, selection, choice.  pilipil

electrician  
electrician.  sounwielioal

electricity  
a meter used for prepaid electricity, as well as the electricity itself.  kahspawer
electricity, electric light₁, flashlight.  dengki
lightning, electricity.  lioal

elegant  
looking good, elegant; appropriate.  pa₄
to be elegant, to look good in one's clothing.  pahieng

elementary  
elementary.  elemenderi

Eleocharis ochrostachys  
plant spp., Eleocharis ochrostachys, Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. lavarum, and Schoenus achaetus.  matamat₂

elephant  
elephant.  elipant

elephant ear taro  
taro sp., wild taro, also called giant taro or elephant ear taro, Alocasia macrorrhizos; considered to be a famine food, now rarely eaten; the large leaves are used to cover an uhmw and can serve as an umbrella; plant used as a medicine in treating large wounds; some believe that if it is growing on a piece of land, the land will be good for growing crops of all types.  ohd
taro sp., wild taro, also called giant taro or elephant ear taro, Alocasia macrorrhizos; considered to be a famine food, now rarely eaten; the large leaves are used to cover an uhmw and can serve as an umbrella; plant used as a medicine in treating large wounds; some believe that if it is growing on a piece of land, the land will be good for growing crops of all types.  wehd

elephantiasis  
lymphatic filariasis, elephantiasis; enlarged testicles.  liengimat

Eleusine indica  
grass spp., crow-foot grass, Chrysopogon aciculatus or Eleusine indica.  rehtakai

elevate  
to elevate, to raise.  kailehda

elevated  
elevated, high.  ile
very high, elevated.  ileile
very high, elevated.  ilihle

elevation  
elevation, height.  ile

elevator  
elevator.  elepeider

eleventh  
first night after a new moon; eleventh night of the lunar cycle when tracking the delayed lunar rising.  mas ehd

elope  
to run off with, to elope; to escape, to flee.  sopohla

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e-mail  
e-mail.  ihmeil

embarrasing  
humiliating, embarrasing, shameful.  kasaroh

embarrasment  
shame, embarrasment, humiliation.  saroh

embarrass  
to embarrass.  kanamenekih
to humiliate, to embarrass, to shame.  kasarowe

embarrassed  
bashful, embarrassed, ashamed.  liroar
bashful, embarrassed, ashamed.  namenek
shy; embarrassed, usually said of girls.  mwomwitik
to be bashful, to be embarrassed, to be ashamed.  liroaridi
to be embarrassed by the unexpected.  sihdiro
to be embarrassed or humiliated.  sarohdi

embarrassment  
an expression used when another attempts to cover up his embarrassment.  tehtehn likamwada
embarrassment.  kanamenekpe

embellish  
to beautify, to embellish, to decorate; to glorify.  kalingana
to beautify, to embellish, to decorate; to glorify.  kelingana

ember  
cinder, ember, charcoal, coal of a fire.  mwoalus

embezzlement  
embezzlement.  keseulikilik

embrace  
embrace, hug.  dakpwoalleng
embrace, hug.  pwoaloapwoal
to embrace, to hug.  dakpwoallenge
to embrace, to hug.  pwoale
to hold against one's chest; to embrace someone or something, as a mother cradling her child.  roapwoahnge

embroider  
to embroider.  deiad
to embroider something.  deiade

embroidery  
a type of embroidery.  deikapwur
a type of embroidery, using x-stitches.  deikilelenwad
embroidery.  deiad

emergency  
emergency.  emersensi

emetic  
an emetic; nausea.  mehn mwus

emotional  
high strung, easily angered, emotional.  kapehd tikitik

emperor  
fish sp., emperor, Lethrinus lentjan.  medi

emphatic pronoun  
emphatic pronoun.  pronaun rengen

employment  
occupation, task, employment, responsibility, deed.  doahk

empower  
to be made official, to be authorized, to be given official approval, to be empowered.  kamanaman
to make official, to authorize, to give official approval to, to empower.  kamana

empty  
empty.  sedar
empty.  tehn₁
slit, crack, small opening, empty space, outer space, air space.  nanwehwe
to clean thoroughly; to empty thoroughly, of a container.  kaminehsang

empty-handed  
to be unburdened or empty-handed; to travel without provisions; to be unarmed, to have no weapon.  kahiep

empty-headed  
empty-headed.  peunmoang
empty-headed, ignorant, lacking knowledge, uncultured, having no understanding of Pohnpeian culture (tiahk).  marasaras

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enact  
to create, to erect, to deliberate, to enact, as in enacting a law.  kou-

encircle  
to be enclosed, to be penned up, to be fenced in, to be walled off, to be encircled.  kel
to encircle.  kapwonopwone
to encircle, to go around; to circle.  kapil
to encircle, to surround.  litehwih
to enclose, to pen₁ up, to fence, to wall off, to encircle.  kele
to wrap around, to encircle.  lukom

enclitic  
enclitic.  enklidik
enclitic adverb.  enklidik adperip

enclose  
to be enclosed, to be penned up, to be fenced in, to be walled off, to be encircled.  kel
to enclose, to pen₁ up, to fence, to wall off, to encircle.  kele
to spread everywhere, to surround, to enclose.  kipe

enclosure  
enclosure, pen₁, fence, wall, as of a fort; an encircling fish net.  kehl₂

encounter  
an accidental sexual encounter.  keserenial
to cause or bring about a meeting or encounter.  katuh
to encounter.  lelehng
to encounter.  lelohng

encourage  
to encourage, to motivate.  koangoange
to strengthen, to encourage; to confirm, as in the confirmation rite in the church.  kakehlailih
to strengthen, to heal, to encourage; to confirm.  kakehla
to strengthen, to heal, to encourage; to confirm.  kakehlaka

encouragement  
to be strengthened; to get encouragement.  kakehlail

end  
bottom, the lowest part of a yam or tuber, the interior end of a channel.  kapi₁
either end of a canoe.  keimwinwar
end, limit, boundary.  idi
end, of an event; result, consequence.  imwilah
having a good ending or outcome.  imwilamwahu
large end of a canoe; the end toward the base of the tree trunk from which the hull was carved.  imwilap
pointed end.  timwi
small end of a canoe; the end toward the upper part of the tree trunk from which the hull was carved.  imwitik
tail, tip, end, extreme; bottom of a skirt.  iki
the end of the world.  imwin sampah
the end of time, the end of the world, believed to be some time in the distant future.  imwin ansou
the end of time, the end of the world, believed to be some time in the distant future.  imwin kawa
the final cup of kava, marking the end of the kava ritual, either as a consequence of the Nahnmwarki's departure or because the kava is stale, in which case fresh kava is brought and the ritual begins anew; end, last one.  kodie
to be at the end of something.  ikiala
to be concluded, to be ended.  erala
to be ended, terminated, or stopped; to be amputated.  tok₁
to be ended, to be completed.  sapwala
to be ended, to be terminated.  kasapwala
to end the rhythmic pounding of a kava stone, preceding the preparation of kava.  uridi
to end the yam season; to prepare that feast.  kaidisol
to end the yam season; to prepare that feast.  keidisol
to end, to complete, to terminate.  kasapwahla
to reach the end or limit; to start to rise, of the tide.  id₃
to stop something from continuing, to conclude, to put an end to.  kairala
top, summit, end, outcome, extremity.  imwi

endeavor  
any competition of throwing, jumping, kicking, diving, etc.; endeavor.  akedei

ending  
ending, termination.  kasapwala

endure  
to be injured; to endure an injury.  lipwalipwda
to suppress, as a cry of pain, a cough, laughter, or a bowel movement; to tolerate, to endure.  koatoane
to tolerate, to stand, to endure.  pwerieng

enemy  
adversary, enemy.  imwintihti

energetic  
dynamic, energetic.  salekelek
energetic, forceful.  angiangin
hard working in feast activities, energetic.  dingngang

energetically  
unlucky, unfortunate; energetically, powerfully.  maiai

energy  
air, gas, atmosphere, breeze, wind₁, fumes; energy, aura.  ahng₁

engagement  
engagement.  inoun pwopwoud

engine  
machine, engine, outboard motor.  misihn

English  
English.  lokaiahn wai

Enhalus acoroides  
seagrass sp., Enhalus acoroides.  oaloahdilap

enjoin  
to order; to enjoin.  kehkehlingki

enjoy  
to be delighted at or for, to enjoy; to be proud of.  pohlaulki
to enjoy, of any intoxicating drink.  kamam
to enjoy, of any intoxicating drink.  kamem
to go out for fresh air, to find a location in order to enjoy the breeze.  kehngitik
to go out for fresh air, to find a location in order to enjoy the breeze.  pohnieng
to go out for fresh air, to find a location in order to enjoy the breeze.  pohres

enjoyment  
delight, enjoyment; pride.  pohlaul

enlarge  
to increase, to enlarge.  kalaude

enlighten  
to enlighten, to educate.  kamarainih

enlightened  
bright, either with reference to light or intelligence; civilized, enlightened.  marain

enlightenment  
enlightenment, education.  kamarain
the period of enlightenment, the period of Christianity.  Mwein Marain

enough  
Enough!, Stop!.  eriher
to be enough, adequate, ample, sufficient.  itar
to be too much, excessive, more than enough.  depala

enslave  
to enslave.  kaliduwih

ensnare  
to entrap, to ensnare.  nsare

entangle  
of strand, to be twisted; to be entangled; to writhe with hate or pain.  pinipinpene

enter  
to enter.  pedolong
to enter.  pidolong
to enter a body, as a spirit entering the body of a possessed person.  tihada
to enter a body, as a spirit entering the body of a possessed person.  tihda

entertain  
to entertain; to baby-sit; to pamper to excess.  kamahlahle
to entertain; to baby-sit; to pamper to excess.  kamwait

entertainment  
causing loneliness; failing to provide entertainment.  kasangat
entertainment; serenade.  kamahlahl₁
entertainment; serenade.  kemweit

enthusiasm  
having a large impact, forceful; full of enthusiasm.  sangin

enthusiastic  
enthusiastic, always wanting to part of a group or activity.  pwuken keiieng

entice  
to entice.  kensoare
to entice someone to go someplace.  kapahle
to entice, to tempt; to lure, to seduce.  popohnwangingih
to tempt, to entice.  kasongosong

entire  
entire, whole, as in Pohnpeiuh.  uh₈
entire, whole, unanimous, complete; normal.  unsek
whole, entire, intact.  pwon

entourage  
entourage, contingent, those who travel with royalty.  iangahng

entrance  
the door to the underworld, below the ocean, the entrance to the first Heaven of traditional Pohnpeian religion.  Wenihmw en Pahsed
the entrance to the left platform of a feasthouse.  karadak en oloiso
the entrance to the left wing of a feasthouse.  keradadak en oloiso
the entrance to the right platform of a feasthouse.  karadak en serihso
the entrance to the right wing of a feasthouse; the use of the outrigger side of a canoe by ipwin pohn warawar.  keradak en serihso

entrap  
to entrap, to ensnare.  nsare

entreat  
to negotiate; to entreat.  pehngidpene

entryway  
gate, entryway.  ewenkel

enumerate  
to enumerate.  pahng₁

envelope  
envelope.  empelop
envelope.  pwuhdo

envious  
extremely envious or jealous.  peirin
to be bothered by something insignifican; to be envious, to hold a grudge.  lingohtik
to be jealous, to be envious.  luwak

environment  
creation; environment, nature, resource.  kepikipik
the domestic environment.  nan imwalap

envoy  
messenger, envoy.  menin keder

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Ephesians  
Ephesians, a book in the Kadehde Mering.  Episos

Epibulus insidiator  
fish sp., slingsaw wrasse, Epibulus insidiator.  malekelek

epicanthic  
stiff; straight; also used to describe eyes with an epicanthic fold.  dengideng

epilepsy  
epilepsy.  soumwahu en rerrer
epilepsy.  soumwahu rerrer

epileptic  
to be epileptic.  soumwahu en rerrer
to be epileptic.  soumwahu rerrer

Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus  
fish sp., snowy grouper, a variety of Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus.  sammenip
fish sp., whitespotted grouper, Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus.  mwanger en nanipil

Epinephelus fasciatus  
fish sp., black-tipped grouper, Epinephelus fasciatus.  senser₃

Epinephelus fuscoguttatus  
fish sp., brown-marbled grouper, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus.  ripwiripw₂
fish sp., brown-marbled grouper, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus.  rupwurupw

Epinephelus hexagonatus  
starspotted grouper, Epinephelus hexagonatus, normally found on fringing, lagoon, and patch reefs, as well as the barrier reef; any of a number of Serranidae spp.  mwanger

Epinephelus macrospilos  
fish sp., snubnose grouper, Epinephelus macrospilos.  mwanger pwet

Epinephelus malabaricus  
fish sp., malabar grouper, Epinephelus malabaricus.  mwanger ripwiripw

Epinephelus morrhua  
fish sp., narrow curve-banded grouper, Epinephelus morrhua.  kiol en pohnwol

Epinephelus polyphekadion  
fish sp., camouflage grouper, Epinephelus polyphekadion.  mwanger en nannamw
fish sp., camouflage grouper, Epinephelus polyphekadion.  widir

Epinephelus septembasciatus  
fish sp., sevenbanded grouper, Epinephelus septembasciatus.  deiahwe

Epinephelus septemfasciatus  
fish sp., bridled grouper, Epinephelus septemfasciatus.  maud

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Equador  
Equador.  Ekwatohr

equal  
equal, even, flush, parallel, in unison.  pahrek
to be equal; to be the same as.  ras₁

equalize  
to align, to equalize, to level.  kapahrek₂
to equalize.  kapahrak

equate  
to equate, to compare in terms of size; to imitate.  kasosohng

equational sentence  
equational sentence.  sendens peiiai

equator  
region, large area of land; either the prime meridian or the equator.  pwallap

equidistant  
to share a border, boundary, or limit; to be equidistant from one another.  pohnihrpene

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era  
era, period of time, reign.  mwehi
era, reign.  keirier
the American era.  Mwein Merika
the first of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided.  Mwehi Keieu
the first of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of the common people.  Mwein Aramas
the first of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of spiritual ancestors.  Mwein Eni Kan
the first of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of building.  Mwein Kawa
the fourth of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the foreign era.  Mwehi Kapahieu
the fourth of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the foreign era.  Mwein Wai
the second of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of the Saudeleur.  Mwehi Keriau
the second of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of the Saudeleur.  Mwein Saudeleur
the third of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of the Nahnmwarkis which begins with the fall of the Saudeleur.  Mwehi Kesiluh
the third of the four historical eras into which Pohnpeian history is sometimes divided, the era of the Nahnmwarkis which begins with the fall of the Saudeleur.  Mwein Nahnmwarki

erase  
to be erased.  irihrla
to rub; to erase.  iris

erect  
to be erected, to be raised, to be constituted, to be created.  kokou₁
to create, to erect, to deliberate, to enact, as in enacting a law.  kou-
to erect, to raise; to constitute, to create, as a kousapw.  kau₁
to erect, to raise; to constitute, to create, as a kousapw; to drink directly from a container.  kawada

erection  
to have an erection.  kekel

Eretmochelys imbricata  
turtle sp., hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata.  sapwake

erotic  
causing an erotic feeling.  kasengeu
to trigger an erotic feeling.  kasengeuwih

errand  
dispatch or message; errand, task, commission.  ilek₁
dispatch or message; errand, task, commission.  keder
dispatch or message; errand, task, commission.  poaron
given to sending others on repeated errands.  dunenilek
given to sending others on repeated errands.  pekehilek
to be dispatched, to be messaged; to be on an errand, to be tasked or commissioned.  ilek₁
to be dispatched, to be messaged; to be on an errand, to be tasked or commissioned.  keder
to be dispatched, to be messaged; to be on an errand, to be tasked or commissioned.  poaron
to run an errand.  wisikilek
to send one on an errand; to operate a machine; to supervise an activity or business.  katanga

erratic  
eccentric, erratic.  ketselewi
eccentric, erratic.  saruwaru
eccentric, erratic.  sarwaru
erratic; hypocritical, two-faced.  koweikohdo
erratic; hypocritical, two-faced.  lisalselewi

erroneous  
mistake, incorrect, wrong, erroneous.  sapwung

error  
a sacred mistake or error, referring to the intentional ignoring by a chief of a transgression by a member of the royalty.  sapwungiso
mistake, error.  sapwung
to cause to be in error; to fail to fulfill; to falsify.  kasapwungehla

erudition  
erudition, learning.  ertik
erudition, learning.  irtik

erythrina  
plant sp., erythrina, Erythrina fusca.  paramwahn

Erythrina fusca  
plant sp., erythrina, Erythrina fusca.  paramwahn

Erythrina variegata  
tree sp., Erythrina variegata, noted for its light soft wood; used medicinally and for making canoes.  pahr₂
tree sp., Erythrina variegata, noted for its light soft wood; used medicinally and for making canoes.  parepein

Erythrura trichroa  
bird sp., blue-faced parrotfinch, Erythrura trichroa; some speakers reverse the meanings of likedipwahpwa and likedipwuhpwu.  likedipwahpwa

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escape  
to escape.  pit-
to escape, to be relocated.  lipada
to flee, to escape, to run away.  tangdowi
to rescue, to free an animal or a person, to allow to escape; to salvage.  kapit₃
to run off with, to elope; to escape, to flee.  sopohla

escort  
to be lead₁ or guided, to be escorted.  pakahr
to lead₁ or guide; to escort someone to some place.  kahre

esophagus  
esophagus.  daunmwenge

essential  
essential to one's life, highly valued.  mourin

establish  
to establish; to give a historic account₂ of.  padokada
to establish; to give a historic account₂ of.  poadokada

estate  
inheritance, estate.  sohso

esteemed  
high ranking, esteemed, great,.  lapalap

Esther  
Esther, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Ester

estimate  
estimate, estimation.  kendo
to estimate.  kendo

estimation  
estimate, estimation.  kendo

estranged  
to be estranged from, to part from, to abstain from.  mweisang

estuary  
estuary, mouth of a river.  kepinpil
estuary, mouth of a river.  nan kepinpil

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etcetera  
thing; etcetera, and others.  ape₁

Etelis carbunculus  
fish sp., ehu, red snapper, Etelis carbunculus.  lol

Etelis coruscans  
fish sp., longtail red snapper, onaga, Etelis coruscans.  lol maswalek

etiquette  
great work, work and services render to the Nahnmwarki or the chiefdome sometimes life-long service required by the Nahnmwarki of any Pohnpeian males, including labor and expressions of deference, etiquette, and obedience.  toulap

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Eudynamis taitensis  
bird sp., long tailed cuckoo, Eudynamis taitensis.  likopirei

eulogy  
eulogy .  sakaradahn eimwolu

Euthynnus affinis  
fish sp., kawakawa, Euthynnus affinis.  sidaudau

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evacuate  
to evacuate one's bowels, to have a bowel movement.  sak₂

evasive  
evasive, always unwilling to do something, disagreeable.  ketiamau₁
evasive, tricky, dishonest.  katik₄

even  
always wanting to be even, given to repaying in kind.  akdupudup
always wanting to be even, given to repaying in kind.  akodop
equal, even, flush, parallel, in unison.  pahrek

evening  
sunset, evening.  kihrsou
sunset, evening.  ninsoutik
sunset, evening.  soutik
evening, at twilight.  ninsihpene
this evening.  eten

event  
portion, division; event, situation, condition, circumstance; plot of land; periodic lapse of time; either of the first two baskets filled with food from an uhmw to be presented to the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken.  irair
to hold a sporting event for.  kamwadonge

ever  
ever, by any chance.  katiala

everlasting  
everlasting.  soutuk
everlasting, constant, permanent.  poatoapoat
unceasing, everlasting; infinite.  sekehtok

every  
every, all.  koaruhsie

everything  
everything.  mehkoaros

evict  
to be cast out, to be evicted, to be expelled, to be ejected.  pekousda

eviction  
an oral eviction notice.  pekous

evidence  
certificate; evidence.  mehn kadehde
testimony, evidence.  kadehde

evident  
clear, evident, obvious.  sansal
clear, evident, obvious; well-known.  dehde

evil spirit  
evil spirit, demon.  ngehn suwed

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exactly  
exactly.  medel₁

exaggerate  
boastful, given to exaggerating one's own importance, excessively proud.  aksuwei
boastful, loud mouthed, boisterous, given to exaggeration.  aulaud
boastful, loud mouthed, boisterous, given to exaggeration.  oulaud

exaggeration  
boastful, loud mouthed, boisterous, given to exaggeration.  aulaud
boastful, loud mouthed, boisterous, given to exaggeration.  oulaud

exalt  
said of one who tries to exalt himself by flattering or presenting gifts to his superiors, fawning.  alkeniken
to be exalted, to be promoted.  lapalapala

examination  
judgement, prediction, examination.  kadihrlap
judgement, prediction, examination.  keseu₁
test, examination.  des
to take a test or examination.  des
to take a test or examination.  sikeng

examine  
to be examined, to be diagnosed, to be figured out.  kadihrlap
to be examined, to be diagnosed, to be figured out.  keseu₁
to be examined, to be diagnosed, to be judged, to be chosen, to be guessed at.  kedeuleng
to examine, to diagnose, to make a choice, to judge, to guess.  kasawih
to examine, to diagnose, to make a choice, to judge, to guess.  kedeulangih
to examine, to diagnose; to make a choice, to judge; to guess.  kedeulenge
to examine, to have a physical examination.  kensa
to hang; to weigh; to examine, to diagnose, to make a choice, to guess.  teneki
to inspect, examine, check; to review, to edit.  dawih
to inspect, examine, or check; to patrol.  dou₃
to interview; to examine someone's ability.  kederpohnpehih
to see, discern, look at, observe, examine.  kilang
to see, discern, look at, observe, examine.  sahkih
to see, discern, look at, observe, examine.  saneke₂
to see, discern, look at, observe, examine, with a derogatory connotation.  ngngar

examiner  
laboratory technician, medical examiner; judge, in a competition; reviewer; customs agent.  sounkeseu

example  
example.  karasepe
example, model for behavior.  kahlimengipe
example; exhibit.  mehn kasansal
scandal, bad example.  engsuwed
scandal; bad example.  ahngsuwed
to follow in the footsteps of, to set an example for.  kahlemengih
to follow in the footsteps of, to set an example for.  kahlimangih
to lead₁ or guide; to set an example for; to advise; to give directions.  kaweid
to lead₁ or guide; to set an example for; to advise; to give directions.  kepindewe
to provide an example; to make an analogy, to make a comparison; to point out a paradox.  karasaras

exasperate  
to be exasperated, to be infuriated.  pwukoanlok
to provoke, to irritate, to exasperate, to aggravate.  kamwoaronge

excavate  
to be dug out, to be excavated.  weiweida
to dig, to excavate.  weir₁

excavator  
excavator (heavy equipment).  ekskepeider
excavator (heavy equipment).  eskepeider

exceed  
exceed, surpass.  siksang
to exceed.  kasikala
to go beyond, to exceed, to surpass, to overtake.  sipele
to surpass, to outdo, to exceed.  kalikala

exceedingly  
exceedingly, excessively.  mwuledek

excellency  
excellency, highness, used to address a Nahnmwarki, originally used only to address Isokelekel; he later elevated other high chiefs to the title of Nahnmwarki, such as the chiefs of Kitti and Sokehs.  Wasa Lapalap

excellent  
extremely attractive, excellent.  suwanawan
sharp, keen; acute; excellent.  eingar

excess  
surplus, excess, remainder.  peisenge

excessive  
to be too much, excessive, more than enough.  depala

excessively  
exceedingly, excessively.  mwuledek
too, excessively.  nohken
too, excessively.  nohn

exchange  
an exchange of agricultural products for fish.  sewen mwomw
an exchange of fish and land products, when there is more fish than land products, thus bringing embarrasment to those who brought the land products.  sarepen kapas
the exchange or swapping of spouses.  isipal
to alternate, to exchange, as a position or load.  peisipal
to conduct a public hearing; to exchange public insults or innuendoes.  koarongorong
to exchange.  kawiliali
to exchange.  kohkang
to exchange information; to consult.  kasahnwar
to exchange insults and innuendoes, between two adult males.  kedeumen
to exchange the lead, as in racing; to be tied, of a score in a game.  peiai
to exchange; to be changed, to be substituted, to be replaced.  wiliali
to mix liquids with non-liquids; to exchange agricultural products for fish.  sewe
to mix liquids with non-liquids; to exchange agricultural products for fish.  sowe₁

excite  
to kindle, to cause a fire to flare up; to provoke, to excite.  okanda
to sexually excite someone.  kamwesewih

excited  
sexually excited.  kamweseu
to be surprised, astonished, amazed, or shocked; to get excited; to be disappointed.  pwuhrleng
to be surprised, astonished, amazed, or shocked; to get excited; to be disappointed.  pwuriamwei
to become suddenly excited, to fly₂ off the handle, to show jealousy openly.  pihrda

exclamation  
an exclamation used when one is surprised or hurt.  ekkek

excluded  
to be independent, to be different, to be excluded from the group, to be special.  tohrohr

exclusively  
only, exclusively.  tohr₁

excuse  
Excuse me!, Forgive me!.  mahkehngie
apology; excuse.  peikid
excuse me, look out.  kalei
excuse me, look out.  kalekei
excuse, pardon.  sekeren misik
excuse, pardon, a speech of apology.  sakar misik
forgiveness, excuse.  ledeulap
to excuse, to apologize.  wiepeikid
to forgive; to overlook, to excuse.  ledeulapih
to forgive; to overlook, to excuse.  ledeulepe
to forgive; to overlook, to excuse.  ledeulepih

execute  
to be executed, to be killed, to be put to death; to be dropped, as a case in court.  kamala
to be executed, to be killed; to be dropped, as a case in court.  kamakamala
to kill, to execute; to turn off, as a light or engine.  kemehla

exercise  
to train₁, to instruct, to exercise, to drill.  kaiahn
to train₁, to instruct, to exercise, to drill.  kaiahne
training, instruction, exercise, drill.  kaiahn

exhale  
to exhale, to breathe a sigh of relief.  esingekidi

exhaust  
to exhaust, to tire out.  kapwanga
to be exhausted, of a supply; to be extinct; to be annihilated.  mwomwala
to deplete, to exhaust.  sekirawihdi
to exhaust.  karosala
to exhaust a supply of something.  kamwoamwasang
to exhaust, of a supply.  kamwamw

exhausted  
exhausted, of land as a result of overcultivation, especially of kava; barren, of farm land.  mohndok
to be completed, of a task; to be exhausted, of supplies.  nekla

exhibit  
a prefix attached to adjectives or nouns, meaning to demonstrate or to exhibit a trait.  ak-
example; exhibit.  mehn kasansal
to be exposed, to be exhibited.  kasansal
to exhibit ones naked body.  kasalawar
to exhibit, to display.  kapwar

exhibition  
exhibition.  kasansal

exhile  
to exhile, to banish.  kalipala
to exhile, to banish.  kalipe

exile  
a place of exile.  kelipilip
to be exiled.  pakasarala
to be exiled to.  kelipilipala
to be exiled, to be banished.  kalipilip
to be exiled, to be sent away to prison.  sella
to exile.  kelipa₁
to exile to.  sel-

exist  
to exist, an existential verb.  mi
to exist, an existential verb.  mie

exit  
exit.  wasahn pidohi
to exit.  pedohi
to exit.  pidohi

Exodus  
Exodus, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Eksodus

exorcise  
to exorcise.  kouseni

exorcism  
exorcism.  kouseni

exorcist  
exorcist (traditional, not Christian); fresh plant leaves are used for the exorcism; the exorcist may go to a grave to prevent the spirit of a dead person from leaving it or to permanently send the spirit to Pahn Uhn And.  sounkauseni
exorcist (traditional, not Christian); fresh plant leaves are used for the exorcism; the exorcist may go to a grave to prevent the spirit of a dead person from leaving it or to permanently send the spirit to Pahn Uhn And.  sounkouseni

expand  
to expand, to stretch, as of clothing; to sag, as a rope.  eirekpeseng

expect  
to anticipate, to expect.  awihala
to expect, to await, to anticipate.  kasik

expectation  
expectation.  kesikpe

expel  
to be cast out, to be evicted, to be expelled, to be ejected.  pekousda
to expel, to eject from; to cause to fade.  kasarehsang

expend  
to be expended, consumed or used up; to get to work.  doadoahkala

expense  
expense, business expense.  kapidohi₂

expensive  
expensive, costly.  pweilaud

experience  
to feel, to experience.  kehn₂
to have an experience for the first time; to have sexual intercourse for the first time (of a male), to lose one's virginity (of a male).  edila

expert  
expert builder; expert canoe builder.  soupal
expert, knowledgeable.  arawahn
expert, wise, knowledgeable.  erepit
expert, wise, knowledgeable.  semen
to be expert at, to be knowledgeable about.  arawahniki
to be expert at, to be knowledgeable about.  samanih
to serve as a tacit expert during the construction of a house or a canoe.  mwohdenpal

expire  
to expire, to become defunct, to turn into dust, said of a title that is not to be reconveyed after its holder is deceased.  edenpwella

explain  
to explain, to translate or interpret, to teach.  kawehwe

explanation  
explanation, translation.  kawehpwepe

explode  
to be detonated or exploded.  kumwusek
to explode.  pos₂

explosive  
bomb, an explosive.  pwoahmw

expose  
to accidentally expose one's genitals, of either men or women.  salla
to be exposed, to be exhibited.  kasansal
to be exposed; of commoners, to be seated facing the main platform in a nahs.  salada
to become clear; to be exposed or disclosed.  sansalada
to dry, to expose objects to the sun in order to dry them.  palang₁
to show or expose; to exhibit; to introduce or make something known.  kasale

expression  
an expression of much pain.  ehs₁
surface of something; facial expression, observable sign.  lihk
word; expression; archaic word or expression.  lepin lokaia
word; expression; archaic word or expression.  lepin mahsen

extend  
to continue an activity; to relay, as a message; to extend.  uhse
to extend one's or stretch out one's arms; to train₁ a hibiscus tree in order to direct the growth of a yam vine.  kapapeseng

extension  
continuation, extension.  uhsepe

extensive  
extensive, large.  kowahlap

extent  
length, extent, height.  ahngede

extinct  
to be exhausted, of a supply; to be extinct; to be annihilated.  mwomwala

extinguish  
to extinguish.  kakun

extinguished  
to be extinguished.  kokun
to be extinguished; to be turned off, of lights and motors.  kun

extract  
at the end of the kava ceremony, to completely extract all the liquid from a batch of kava.  wengkid

extraction  
to undergo a tooth extraction.  tipwingi

extreme  
tail, tip, end, extreme; bottom of a skirt.  iki

extremely  
extremely.  kodouluhl
extremely attractive, excellent.  suwanawan

extremity  
top, summit, end, outcome, extremity.  imwi

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eye  
cross-eyed.  masapang
large-eyed.  masduwarawar
one-eyed, squint eyed.  maspali
an eye condition caused by exposure to glare, resulting in sensitivity to light.  mahliel
black eye; punch.  pilakahi
cross-eyed, squinty eyed.  masehl
eye.  edin peren
eye.  pwoaren mese
eye.  pwoarenmas
having a black eye.  kertoal
pupil and iris of the eye.  likamaropeleng
stiff; straight; also used to describe eyes with an epicanthic fold.  dengideng
to check on, to keep on eye on.  lehnmwese
to have something in one's eye.  pwull₂
to keep an eye on, to check on, to keep track of.  tehk₁
to keep an eye on, to check on, to keep track of.  tehlangih
to open one's eyes.  duwarpeseng

eye witness  
to see with one's own eyes; to be an eye witness to something; to testify.  kadehdeh

eyeball  
eyeball.  kutohr en mese

eyebrow  
eyebrow.  dekehnering
eyebrow.  padi
eyebrow.  pedi

eyelash  
eyelash.  nihnihrek
eyelash.  ririnderihleng
eyelash.  ririnmas

eyelid  
eyelid.  kilinmas

eyesight  
having good eyesight.  kilangwasa

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Ezekiel  
Ezekiel, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Esekiel

Ezra  
Ezra, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Esra

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