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I  
I.  i
I.  ngehi

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ice  
ice.  ais₂
ice cube.  aiskiup

ice cream  
ice cream.  aiskurihm

icebox  
refrigerator, icebox.  aispwoakus

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Idaho  
Idaho.  Aidao

idea  
idea.  ire₁
thought, idea, opinion; common sense; religious belief; will.  lamalam

idealistic  
always wanting to be superior; aggressive; idealistic, willing to support a cause.  akuh

identical  
to be the same as, to be identical to.  duwehte

identify  
to point out, to identify; to appoint.  idihada

idiotic  
extremely stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, dumb.  pweirengid
stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, dumb.  loalepwei
stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, dumb.  loalopwon
stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, ignorant, dumb.  kupwuropwon
stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, ignorant, dumb.  pweipwei₁

idle  
free, idle; unconcerned, untroubled.  mwelehlap
free, idle; unconcerned, untroubled.  pisek
to be idle.  mwomwohdmwahl

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if  
as if.  pala
if.  ma

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ignite  
to ignite, to add wood to a fire; to speed up, to make go faster, as an engine.  saunehng
to start a fire, to ignite.  soukisiniei
to start or to burn, of a fire; to burn, of a light; to be ignited; to be started, as of an engine; to be on, as a light.  ok

ignorant  
dull, stupid, ignorant.  wonpwong
empty-headed, ignorant, lacking knowledge, uncultured, having no understanding of Pohnpeian culture (tiahk).  marasaras
ignorant.  sairair
ignorant.  soaloalekeng
stupid, ignorant.  wenpwong
stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, ignorant, dumb.  kupwuropwon
stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, ignorant, dumb.  pweipwei₁
to be in the dark, to be ignorant.  rot

ignore  
said of one who ignores others, snobbish.  sirangkau
to ignore.  likinlangih
to ignore.  likinlenge
to ignore.  pohnsehse
to ignore.  pohnsowehla
to ignore, to behave snobbishly toward.  sirangkawe
to nullify, to ignore.  kakerepwelihala
to nullify, to ignore.  kasohrehla

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ill  
dizzy; mentally ill or retarded.  sahliel
sick, diseased, ill.  kepelsalehd
sick, diseased, ill.  soumwahu
to be sick or ill.  soumwahu
to be sick, to be ill.  kepinsalehd
to become very ill, incapacitated, or bed-ridden.  kehimwidi

ill fortune  
ill fortune, mishap.  paiisuwed

ill intentioned  
ill intentioned.  moahng₂

ill-advised  
ill-advised.  kaweidsuwed

illegal  
to be illegal, to do something illegal.  uhweng kosonned

illegible  
illegible.  kehnpal

illegitimate  
illegitimate child.  masodo

ill-fortune  
ill-fortune.  ahngepwel
unfavorable current for fishing; suffering from ill-fortune.  ahngepwel

Illinois  
Illinois.  Ilnohi

illness  
a condition that involves bleeding from the vagina, often an early symptom of cancer of the uterus.  ntahpwilipwil
an illness associated with cultivated areas, resulting in a loss of appetite and interest in associating with others; the afflicted person typically just sleeps and feels worse when the sun rises or sets.  soumwahu en nansapw
an illness caused by a ghost from a grave.  soumwahu en nan sousou
an illness caused by the ghost of a spouse's relative or a dead relative.  luwaken eni
an illness of women (and less often men), characterized by a pain just below the stomach when carrying things or sitting in water for an extended period of time, accompanied by fever and frequent urination.  soumwahu en poason medek
an illness resulting from being possessed by evil spirits, resulting in extreme weakness, headaches, vomiting, and pain all over the body; if left untreated it may result in death;.  soumwahu en kau
any illness believed to be caused by excessively hard work.  soumwahu en wol
illness of a pig after giving birth.  lidangalangal
sickness, disease, illness.  kepelsalehd
sickness, disease, illness.  kepinsalehd
sickness, disease, illness.  luhmwuhmw
sickness, disease, illness.  soumwahu

ill-prepared  
ill-prepared to honor a visitor with a feast.  mwetpwur

illuminate  
to rise, of the sun and the moon: to shine, to light up, to illuminate; to appear on the surface of water.  dak
to rise; to shine; to illuminate.  dakada
to shine on or in, to light up, to illuminate.  daker

illustrate  
to provide detailed information, to illustrate, to specify.  mangitikihada

illustration  
sample, illustration.  kasalepe

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image  
deceptive action, one's image.  dikadik
good appearance or image.  sansalamwahu
having a positive or favorable image.  soaramwahu
positve impression, positive image.  kahdamwahu
positve impression, positive image.  koasoaramwahu
to give a negative impression or image of, to defame, to speak ngatively of.  kahdsuwedih
to give a positive impression or image of, to dignify, to speak favorably of, to support; to beautify.  kahdamwahuwih
to give a positive impression or image of, to dignify, to speak favorably of, to support; to beautify.  koasoaramwahuwih

imitate  
said of one who imitates or copies fashions or behavior.  alemengi
to copy, to imitate.  alasang
to equate, to compare in terms of size; to imitate.  kasosohng
to imitate, to copy, to mimic, to learn from.  alemengih
to pretend; to imitate; to intend.  mwomwehda

immature  
immature, of fruit.  pwul

immediately  
immediately.  dewi

immerse  
to immerse oneself in (something).  poadedi

immunize  
to be protected magical power; to be immunized.  silasildi

impact  
apparent trace or mark; consequence, impact.  lipwalipw
having a large impact, forceful; full of enthusiasm.  sangin
having an injurious impact.  koasukuloal
impact.  mahnge
impact.  mahngedi
to impact.  mahngedi

impart  
to direct or channel the flow of water; to impart; to transmit, to broadcast.  kapwil

impartial  
impartial.  sohpali
straight; straightforward, impartial, fair.  inen

impassive  
unconcerned, impassive, careless.  sohnsenoh

impede  
to hinder, to obstruct, to impede.  tiesemwe
to impede a passage, to clog up, to put a cork in.  ponehla

impenetrable  
an impenetrable area in a forest.  rirrirtik
impenetrable area of a mangrove swamp.  pidiriniak

impenitent  
impenitent.  sokoluhla

imperative sentence  
imperative sentence.  sendens ruwes

imperfection  
imperfection.  kisin sapwung

impertinent  
impertinent, rude.  mwomwawas

impetigo  
impetigo, a skin disease with blister or boil-like eruptions.  kilin kidi

implement  
an implement for drawing water.  idipe
an implement for plucking hair from a beard.  kameiso
any hook-like implement used for pulling weeds.  wehs
generic term for mangrove; mangrove sp. Rhizophora sp.; hoe or any implement for digging; pointed piece of mangrove used for husking coconuts.  ahk₁
to be implemented.  kepweipweida
weapon, arms; an implement; anything that determines wealth on Pohnpei.  tehtehn peh
wooden implement for splitting breadfruit.  pwai₁

implementation  
implementation.  kepweipweida

impolite  
impolite.  mwomwalap

impolite.  
too familiar; overly friendly; impolite.  peupeulap
too familiar; overly friendly; impolite.  poupoulap₁

importance  
importance, value.  kesempwal

important  
important, requiring careful attention.  kansenoh
important, valuable.  kesempwal
to consider most important.  mwohniki
very large, important, intense.  lap

impose  
to force someone to do something, to impose one's will upon another.  soakone

impossible  
difficult, hard, troublesome, impossible.  apwal

impregnate  
to impregnate.  kaipwiong

impressed!  
Wow! I'm impressed!.  ka₃

impression  
positve impression, positive image.  kahdamwahu
positve impression, positive image.  koasoaramwahu
to give a negative impression or image of, to defame, to speak ngatively of.  kahdsuwedih
to give a positive impression or image of, to dignify, to speak favorably of, to support; to beautify.  kahdamwahuwih
to give a positive impression or image of, to dignify, to speak favorably of, to support; to beautify.  koasoaramwahuwih

imprison  
to be imprisoned; to be shutdown as a consequence of being in violation of the law; to be tied up.  selidi
to bend, to bend to one's will; to restrict, to imprison.  kakose
to tie up; to imprison; to detain.  salihdi

improve  
to improve the occasion; to take advantage of.  eipenperihri
to improve; to settle a quarrel; to say good things about someone.  kamwahwih
to provide whatever is missing until a need is satisfied; to improve.  kaitar

improvement  
welfare, benefit, improvement; community improvement tax or labor;.  kamwahu₁

impudent  
impudent, conceited.  namaiki
sassy, impudent, saucy.  pwusirek

impute  
to blame, to accuse, to impute.  mpimpe

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in-  
a negative prefix meaning not, in-, or un-.  sa-

in  
in.  nan

inaccurate  
crooked, off target, inaccurate.  pirek

inappropriate  
employing gross or inappropriate speech, speaking openly of sex, usually used with reference to women.  ausaledek
inappropriate, awkward because of unfamiliarity, difficult to learn.  koasoakoahiek
inappropriate, bizarre, incongruous, not fitting.  sapa₁

inauguration  
inauguration feast for a chief on his assumption of power.  keuras
to give an inauguration feast for.  keurese

incantation  
spell, incantation.  parapwe
spell, magic, incantation.  winahni
spell, magic, incantation.  wunahni

incapable  
incompetent, incapable, incapacitated.  soakoahiek

incapacitated  
incompetent, incapable, incapacitated.  soakoahiek
to become very ill, incapacitated, or bed-ridden.  kehimwidi

incense  
incense.  insens
incense holder.  rokpahs

incessantly  
always, incessantly.  poaden

incest  
incest.  kilekilengsuwed
incest.  likangkangenihmat
incest.  mahlon
incest.  manlangile
incest.  nanlengile
incest.  ngengngersuwed
incest.  nginger suwed
incest commited by a commoner.  kilahpwahda
incest committed by the Nahnmwarki.  kilahsoupwa
to commit incest.  manlangida

incestuous  
incestuous.  kilekilengsuwed
incestuous.  likangkangenihmat
incestuous.  mahlon
incestuous.  nanlengile
incestuous.  ngengngersuwed

inch  
inch.  ins

incision  
crack; vagina; incision.  pwalapwal
incision; medical operation, on the legs or arms.  lek
to be slashed, lanced, or cut; to have an incision made; to be castrated.  lek
to slash; to make an incision; to castrate.  leke

incite  
to strongly urge, to incite.  pain

incline  
incline, steep slope.  pangapang

inclined  
to be inclined.  lipeikek
to lie crosswise; to be slanting; to be inclined.  pangapang

include  
to add or include.  iangahki

included  
to be counted among, to be included.  wadehng

including  
as well as, including.  lel₄

income  
income, revenue.  kapidolong₃

incompetent  
incompetent, incapable, incapacitated.  soakoahiek
unreliable, inept, incompetent.  salelepek

incomplete  
to be incomplete, as a consequence of some part being removed.  luh
to make incomplete.  keluhwanda
to make incomplete.  koaluhwanda

incongruous  
inappropriate, bizarre, incongruous, not fitting.  sapa₁

inconsistent  
variable, inconsistent, changeable.  wikwikin

incorrect  
mistake, incorrect, wrong, erroneous.  sapwung

incorrigible  
incorrigible.  kidienwet

increase  
to increase family wealth due to female offspring.  udeudeuloale
to increase the volume of.  kalaudehieng
to increase, of family wealth due to female offspring.  udeudeuloal
to increase, to enlarge.  kalaude
to multiply in number, to increase.  kangederala

increment  
increment, supplement.  kalaudepe

indecision  
hesitation, indecision, doubt.  peikasal

indecisive  
hesitant, indecisive, waivering, doubtful.  peikasal
indecisive when confronted with a number of appealing choices.  loalmasarang
indecisive when confronted with a number of appealing choices.  loalmasarar
indecisive when confronted with a number of appealing choices.  masarang
to be indecisive.  pwungiari

indeed  
really, indeed; used to signal emphasis.  pwa₁
yes, as a response to a negative question; indeed.  iei

independence  
independence.  uhdatohr
independence.  uhtohr

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

index finger  
forefinger, also called the index finger.  senditihmwele

Indian almond  
a tree sp.; false kamani, also called tropical almond or Indian almond, Terminalia catappa, the fruit of which contains an edible seed tasting like an almond, valued for its wood, useful as a source of lumber.  dipwoapw

Indian mulberry  
Indian mulberry, noni, Morinda citrifolia, having edible fruit (not eaten on Pohnpei), used extensively in making medicine; roots used for making yellow dye; said to have been the first food on Pohnpei.  wempwul
Indian mulberry, noni, flame tree, Morinda citrifolia, having edible fruit (not commonly eaten on Pohnpei), used extensively in making medicine; roots used for making yellow dye; said to have been the first food on Pohnpei.  weipwul

Indian shot  
Indian shot, Canna indica.  ieuieun wai
Indian shot, Canna indica.  iouioun wai

Indiana  
Indiana.  Indiahna

indifferent  
aloof, indifferent.  popohn

indigenous  
native, aboriginal, indigenous.  pwelidak
native, aboriginal, indigenous.  pwilidak

indigestion  
nausea; indigestion.  pahnediwo
nausea; indigestion.  pahnedsuwed
to be nauseous; to have indigestion.  pahnediwo
to be nauseous; to have indigestion.  pahnedsuwed

indispensable  
necessary, indispensable.  anahn

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

Indonesia  
Indonesia.  Indonehsia

Indonesian  
Indonesian.  mehn malahio

Indo-Pacific blue marlin  
fish spp., billfish; sailfish, marlin, Isitiophoridae spp., swordfish, Xiphiidae gladius, Indo-Pacific blue marlin, Makaira mazara, possibly the same species as the Atlantic blue marlin, Makaira nigricans.  dekilahr

indulge  
to treat an ill-tempered person well; to indulge, to permit, to allow, to pay attention to.  katele

industrious  
dedicated, industrious.  einger
industrious, hard working.  pwerisek

industriousness  
industriousness.  pwerisek

ineffective  
loose, slack; ineffective.  demwil

inept  
unreliable, inept, incompetent.  salelepek

inequitable  
unfair, partial, inequitable.  sapairair

inexorable  
inexorable, relentless.  seumahk
inexorable, relentless.  sohmahk
inexorable, relentless.  soumahk₂

inexpensive  
inexpensive, cheap.  pweitikitik

inextinguishable  
inextinguishable, unquenching.  sekehkun

infamous  
having a bad reputation, infamous.  adsuwed

infant  
infant.  pwelel
infant.  seri pwelel

infatuated  
infatuated with men.  nanmesenwol
infatuated with women.  nanmesenli
to be infatuated.  loalloale
to be infatuated.  pwerla₂
to cherish; to be infatuated with, to be in love with.  pwerkihla

infatuation  
having an erotic infatuation for a man.  limweseiwol
infatuation.  moaken kehlail

infected  
to be infected by salt water.  kepised
to be infected; to ulcerate.  kens

infected penis  
infected penis.  wulekens

infection  
a painful infection, similar to a boil but without swelling; blood blister.  engen
a painful infection, similar to a boil, but without swelling; blood blister.  ingin
a pus filled infection.  kepinan
boil₁, swelling, infection.  mpwos
ear infection in babies; accompanied by copious amounts of a smelly, white liquid coming from the ear.  saleng mat
fungus, fungus infection, rash.  rihpw
infection.  paiking
to have an infection under a nail.  tekipwel

infinite  
unceasing, everlasting; infinite.  sekehtok
unlimited, infinite.  soire

inflorescence  
inflorescence.  likedid

influence  
power, influence; legal implication.  mene
to be influenced, to give in, with a negative connotation.  duk
to influence or prejudice another's opinion.  kapihdi

inform  
to inform.  kalele
to inform.  sekerehki
to inform, to notify.  kaesehki
to inform, to notify.  kairehki
to inform, to notify.  kehsehki
to inform, to tell someone.  ndahng
to notify, to inform, to hint at, to let someone know.  kehsehki

information  
current news, recent information.  rongkapw
detail, specifications; information.  mengihtik
information, subject; condition or state of a person or thing.  ire₁
said of one who engages in the reciprocal exchange of information; said of one who eavesdrops on others.  poarongorong
shared information.  poarongorong
to be given information.  pahudaud
to exchange information; to consult.  kasahnwar
to provide detailed information, to illustrate, to specify.  mangitikihada

informed  
to be informed, to be in touch, to keep in touch.  wehwepene

infuriate  
to infuriate,.  kasallada

infuriated  
to be exasperated, to be infuriated.  pwukoanlok

ingredient  
ingredient, part, component.  dipwisawih

inhabit  
of a spirit, to possess or inhabit a human body.  ti

inhabitant  
inhabitant; population; inmate.  towe
inhabitants of the earth.  tohnsampah
member of; inhabitant of; participant of; this word is typically written attached to the word it precedes.  tohn₂
to become a member, inhabitant, or participant of.  towehda

inhale  
to inhale.  esingekda
to inhale.  esmweremwereda
to inhale, to breathe in deeply, to absorb.  ihk
to take a deep breath, to inhale.  eirlengda
to take a deep breath, to inhale.  esingekida

inheritance  
inheritance, estate.  sohso

inhibit  
to pacify someone who is angry; to inhibit or slow down an activity.  kalohmwetidi

initiate  
to initiate, to start something.  tekehda

initiative  
to lose one's initiative to act.  mwoahtoaht

injection  
an injection.  dok
to be skewered, to be given an injection.  dok
to stab, to spear, to skewer, to give an injection, to innoculate.  doakoa

injunction  
an oral will, a final starement or injunction made by a dying Nahnmwarki.  pilerehre

injure  
to be injured; to endure.  lipwalipwda
to wound, to injure.  kalipwelipwe

injured  
to be broken, ruined, destroyed, spoiled, injured.  ohla
to be injured by or with, to be broken by.  ohkihla

injury  
ruin, damage, wound, injury.  ohla

ink  
ink.  ingk

inland  
inland.  peilong-

inlet  
bend or curve; bay or inlet.  tihpw₂
cove, inlet.  kosolong
inlet.  nankep

inmate  
inhabitant; population; inmate.  towe

inn  
inn.  imwen keiru

inner  
inner side, inner surface.  masloale

innertube  
innertube.  suhpwu

inning  
box, chest, coffin, casket; inning, in baseball.  kohpwa₂
small box; joint, fitting; knuckle; a small plot of land, a house lot; inning, in baseball.  koakon

innocent  
clean; innocent, honest, pure.  mwakelekel
innocent, without sin.  sohdipe

innoculate  
to stab, to spear, to skewer, to give an injection, to innoculate.  doakoa

innuendo  
insult, innuendo.  kedeumen

Inocarpus fagifer  
Tahitian chestnut, also called Polynesian chestnut, Inocarpus fagifer.  mwoaroapw
Tahitian chestnut, also called Polynesian chestnut, Inocarpus fagifer.  mworopw

inquire  
to ask (used only by the Nahnmwarki), to inquire, to ask, to check, to question.  keinamwe
to ask, to question (used only by the Nahnmwarki), to inquire, to ask, to check, to question.  keinemwe
to inquire, to ask, to check, to question.  idek
to inquire, to ask, to check, to question.  kalelapak
to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate.  kadeik
to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate.  kauteke
to investigate, to inquire.  kadimpak
to investigate, to inquire.  kedimpak

inquiry  
inquiry.  keinemwe
inquiry, question.  kalelapak

insane  
mentally disturbed, crazy, insane, berserk; feeble-minded.  iahk

insanity  
insanity, a state of confusion or disorientation.  soumwahu en nan moahng sahliel

inscribe  
to draw a line; to inscribe.  ele₁

insect  
a commoner, trouble maker, literally a destructive animal; insect pest.  menin kau
a tiny flying insect, commonly found in the forest.  ahmw₁
a tiny flying insect, commonly found in the forest.  liahmw
a tiny flying insect, commonly found in the forest.  omwinwel
a tiny flying insect, commonly found in the forest.  serihso₂
animal, insect.  mahn
small green insect with a powerful odor.  lioaroahrpwohtik
small insects.  menimen
tiny insect that bites and causes an infection; possibly another name for menin lohsapw.  menome

insensitive  
bold, brazen, insensitive.  soumahk₁
critical, insensitive, tactless.  keidimah
insensitive; arrogant.  soulepeu
thoughtless, insensitive, unconcerned about imposing on others.  salamalam
ungrateful, insensitive, insincere.  kenehnlo

insensitivity  
insensitivity; arrogance.  soulepeu
thoughtlessness, insensitivity.  salamalam

insert  
to insert or retract.  kapwad

inside  
inside (him, her, or it).  loale
substance; inside of something, contents.  kaneng

insight  
feeling, sense, thought, reaction, perception, insight.  pepehm

insignia  
mark, insignia, sign.  mahk₂

insignificance  
insignificance; irreverence.  mwamwahl

insignificant  
something which initially seemed insignificant but later becomes important.  mwerehrehn uken madau

insincere  
insincere in the refusal of food, as prompted by the dictates of hospitality.  kamadamad
insincere, double-minded.  loalriaopwoat
ungrateful, insensitive, insincere.  kenehnlo

insinuate  
to hint about something; to employ irony, to insinuate, to make indirect allusion to.  serere

insinuation  
insinuation.  sarar

insipid  
insipid, tasteless.  somenongi

insist  
to insist upon.  pekeriei

insistent  
adherent, cohesive, gummy, sticky; insistent; tense.  ngidingid
forceful, insistent.  aksakon
insistent, persistent.  ketiket₂

insolent  
arrogant, insolent; mean looking.  pohnlemei
arrogant; mean looking; insolent.  pohlemei
tough, prideful, insolent, dictatorial.  aklemei

insolentarrogant  
proud, with a negative connotation; insolent,arrogant.  pohnmwahso

insomnia  
drowsiness, insomnia.  ikenpwong
inability to sleep, insomnia.  epwel₁

inspect  
to inspect, examine, check; to review, to edit.  dawih
to inspect, examine, or check; to patrol.  dou₃
to look or peer in the distance; to see one's own reflection; to inspect one's own appearance.  iroir
to look or peer in the distance; to see one's own reflection; to inspect one's own appearance.  irong

inspector  
inspector.  soundou₂

inspirational  
motivational, inspirational.  kaineng

inspire  
to motivate, to inspire; to arouse sexual desire.  kainangih
to motivate, to inspire; to arouse sexual desire.  keinangih

instability  
a period of war or instability.  mwein peikes
a period of war or instability.  peikesemwei

instigate  
to instigate male sexual activity.  mwoalungih
to instigate male sexual activity.  mwolungih

instinct  
custom, tradition, way of doing things, instinct.  ahnepe

instruct  
to give instructions before leaving or dying; to make a will.  kehkehlik
to teach, to instruct.  padahkih
to train, to instruct, to exercise, to drill.  kaiahn

instruction  
instruction, training, teaching.  kasukuhl
training, instruction, exercise, drill.  kaiahn

insufficiency  
deficiency, insufficiency.  seuitar

insufficient  
deficient, insufficient.  seuitar

insult  
insult, innuendo.  kedeumen
obscene insult between brothers or close relatives.  pwekriari
to criticize or insult another, usually employed by or in reference to women.  kapwai
to criticize, to speak sharply to, to insult.  kepweikang
to insult, to humiliate, to verbally assault.  aukengih

intact  
whole, entire, intact.  pwon

intelligent  
intelligent, smart, clever, shrewd, sharp.  loalekeng
intelligent, smart, clever, shrewd, sharp.  uwenrahn
smart, intelligent.  simaht

intend  
to concern, to be intended for.  doke₂
to pretend; to imitate; to intend.  mwomwehda

intense  
very large, important, intense.  lap

intensify  
to intensify the consumption of supplies.  kasohlapa

intensity  
intently, do with intensity; sometime used as an alternative to durative reduplication.  melahn

intensive  
strong, capable of moving steadily and with force; aggressive; intensive.  idipek
trustworthy, trusted, reliable, dependable; intensive, deep.  kelik

intention  
wish, intention, decision, desire, heart.  kupwur₂

intentionaly  
willingly, voluntarily; intentionaly.  nseniki

intently  
intently, do with intensity; sometime used as an alternative to durative reduplication.  melahn

intercept  
to intercept, to interrupt.  sopuk
to intercept, to interrupt.  supuk

intercourse  
always willing to engage in sexual intercourse, of a woman.  linenek
frequently engaging in sexual intercourse.  lipwesepwes
sexual intercourse.  pwehs
sexual intercourse.  tuhpenehn pwopwoud
the position of the body assumed when ready for sexual intercourse, especially of women.  mangk
to cause or perform some action or motion; to have sexual intercourse.  ape₂
to cause or perform some action or motion; to have sexual intercourse with; to assault, to attack; to repair, to fix.  apehne
to copulate with, to have sexual intercourse with.  kowarak
to copulate, to have sexual intercourse.  kowerek
to deflower, to have sexual intercourse with a virgin.  kaped
to deflower, to have sexual intercourse with a virgin.  kapede
to desire to have sexual intercourse.  inengda
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
to have sexual intercourse.  pwes
to have sexual intercourse.  wiesuwed
to have sexual intercourse during daylight hours.  uhrahn
to have sexual intercourse for the first time, of a female; to be deflowered.  pedala
to have sexual intercourse with.  pahs₂
to have sexual intercourse; to spend the night with someone of the opposite sex.  engida
to occur, to happen; to have sexual intercourse.  wiawi
to receive votes, to be awarded a degree, title, etc.; to have sexual intercourse with; to conquer, to take a picture of.  alehdi
to seduce a woman; to have intercourse with a woman.  peukili
to seduce a woman; to have intercourse with a woman.  poukili

interest  
interest.  isaisen nahken sent
interest.  isennahk

interested  
to take care of; to be concerned about, to worry about, to care for, to be interested in.  kupwurohki
to take care of; to be concerned about, to worry about, to care for, to be interested in.  nsenohki

interfere  
to intentionally bother; to interfere with; to intervene.  andere
to intentionally bother; to interfere with; to intervene.  lidere
to intentionally bother; to interfere with; to intervene.  liketerapwanga
to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct.  kalohmwat
to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct, to delay.  kedirapwa
to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct, to delay.  kedirepwe
to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct, to delay.  kerempwa

interference  
obstacle, obstruction, interference.  kerempw
to call interference in the marble game anaire.  dameni

interjection  
an interjection expressing surprise at something negative or unpleasant.  okoi
an interjection signifying comprehension; a response used when answering a call in a feast, pronounced with exaggerated lengthening of the vowel.  eh₅
an interjection, often conveying a feeling of surprise or wonder, also used in a scolding or teasing manner.  ekei₂

intermediary  
an intermediary for a boy and a girl.  sounkapahndil
an intermediary, a go-between between a man and a woman.  kapahndil

intern  
disciple, one who spreads the preachings of Jesus (Biblical); participant in a learning session; intern.  tohnpadahk

internet  
internet.  interned

internode)  
of cane-like plants, the part of the stem between the joints (internode); stanza of a song or poem, paragraph in a story, syllable of a word.  pwuloi

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

interpreter  
interpreter.  sounkawehwe

interrogate  
to be questioned, to be interrogated.  pakadeik
to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate.  kadeik
to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate.  kauteke

interrogative sentence  
interrogative sentence.  sendens kalelapak

interrupt  
to be broken, of any long object; to crackle; to be interrupted, of a song.  tipw₁
to cut short, to interrupt.  lopukala
to disturb or interrupt a serious activity, such as the drinking of kava.  tiakidi
to intercept, to interrupt.  sopuk
to intercept, to interrupt.  supuk

interrupted  
to be cut short, to be interrupted.  lopila

intersection  
fork or intersection of a road.  kasangenial
fork or intersection of a road.  kesengenial
intersection, of a road.  masalenial
intersection, of a road.  meselenial

interstice  
space between things, time between events, interval, interstice.  madol

interval  
close together; without any intervals, frequent.  dod
slow, of speech; of waves, separated by long intervals.  mahlahl
space between things, time between events, interval, interstice.  madol

intervene  
to intentionally bother; to interfere with; to intervene.  andere
to intentionally bother; to interfere with; to intervene.  lidere
to intentionally bother; to interfere with; to intervene.  liketerapwanga

interview  
interview.  kederpohnpeh
to interview; to examine the disposition of another through insinuation.  kederpohnpehih

intestine  
intestinal worm.  mwasenger
intestine.  mwasahl

intimidate  
to frighten; to intimidate.  kamasepwehkih
to scare, to intimidate, to menace.  kamasak

intimidating  
frightening, intimidating.  kamasepwehk

into  
inwards, into.  -long

intoxicated  
to be intoxicated.  par₆
to be intoxicated.  par₇
to be intoxicated by kava to the point of losing one's self-control.  pwupwida
to be intoxicated to the point of being immobile.  pilat₂
to be intoxicated, to be drunk.  keinihn
to be intoxicated, to be drunk.  sakaula
to be intoxicated, to be drunk. (Kitti pronunciation).  soakoa₂
to be intoxicated, to be drunk; to have an incurable ailment.  luhmwuhmwla
to consume kava, to be intoxicated, to be drunk.  sakau
to exhibit the effects of being intoxicated by kava, characteristically having drooping eyelids and a generally lethargic appearance and easily blinded by excess of light.  mengk

intoxication  
causing a feeling of intoxication, of kava, alcohol, or sex.  kalitopw

intransitive  
intransitive verb.  perip engpali

intravenous  
intravenous feeding.  doklaud

introduce  
to introduce.  kapehsehih
to introduce.  katuhpene
to introduce; to make acquainted.  kapehseh
to show or expose; to introduce or make something known.  kasale-
to submit; to admit; to introduce a bill in the legislature.  kapidolong₁

introduction  
introduction.  kapehse

invent  
to invent a story about another.  kinehong
to invent a story that blames another.  kinehsang

invention  
falshood, invention.  kinekin

inventory  
inventory of cultivated plants.  wadkepwe
to do an inventory of cultivated plants.  wadkepwe
to straighten; to inventory; to aim.  kainene
to straighten; to inventory; to defecate.  kainen

investigate  
to conduct a surveillance, to investigate.  doulikih
to investigate, to inquire.  kadimpak
to investigate, to inquire.  kedimpak

investigation  
internal consideration, survey, investigation.  douloal
surveillance, investigation.  doulik
to perform internal consideration, survey, investigation.  douloal

invigorate  
to invigorate.  karoson
to invigorate.  koaroson

invitation  
invitation.  luhk₁
invitation; the waste, in the middle.  lukepe

invite  
to be invited; to be towed; to troll for fish.  luk
to invite; to tow.  luke

invoke  
to curse, to invoke a curse.  keriahla
to invoke the spirit of someone who is dead.  katih

inwards  
inwards, into.  -long

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Iowa  
Iowa.  Aiowa

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Ipomea batatas  
sweet potato, potato, Ipomea batatas.  pedehde

Ipomoea aquatica  
plant sp., Ipomoea aquatica.  kangkong

Ipomoea digitata  
vine sp., Ipomoea digitata.  likehmw

Ipomoea indica  
plant sp., Ipomoea indica.  iol wah poh mehi

Ipomoea littoralis  
vine sp., Ipomoea littoralis, the leaves of which are used in medicine and for magic.  emp₂
vine sp., Ipomoea littoralis, the leaves of which are used in medicine and for magic.  omp

Ipomoea mauritiana  
Ipomoea mauritiana ; the leaves of this plant are sometimes crushed and rubbed on yam tubers that are to be planted to ward off disease and to counteract magic.  likehdou

Ipomoea violacea  
plant sp., Ipomoea violacea.  ompen lehdau

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Iran  
Iran.  Iran

Iraq  
Iraq.  Irak

iris  
pupil and iris part of the eye.  toantoal en nan mese

iron  
an iron for pressing clothing.  ain₁
large sheet of iron used as a concrete trough.  deppang
smooth, well ironed, of clothing.  nokanok
to be pressed, to be ironed; to be stretched.  kedengida
to iron.  ain₁
to iron.  aine
to iron.  ainih₁
to press or iron.  kadangada

irons  
handcuffs, shackles, irons.  ain₂

ironwood  
beefwood, also called ironwood, Casuarina equisetifolia.  wehku
ironwood.  masinoki

irony  
to hint about something; to employ irony, to insinuate, to make indirect allusion to.  serere

irrationally  
to become dark; to act irrationally; to have defective vision.  rotala

irresponsibility  
irresponsibility, negligence, carelessness.  seuepwel
irresponsibility, negligence, carelessness.  soepwel

irresponsible  
irresponsible, negligent, careless.  seuepwel
irresponsible, negligent, careless.  soepwel

irreverence  
insignificance; irreverence.  mwamwahl

irritant  
irritant, causing anger.  isingen

irritate  
to irritate someone.  isingene
to irritate, to cause anxiety.  kalidoarih
to provoke, to irritate, to exasperate, to aggravate.  kamwoaronge

irritating  
irritating, disturbing, agitating.  kelingeringer
obnoxious, disgusting, irritating; lusty.  limwesou

irritation  
irritation.  isingen

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Isaiah  
Isaiah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Aiseia

Ischaemum chordatum  
paddle grass, Ischaemum chordatum.  rehpadil

Isitiophoridae  
fish spp., billfish; sailfish, marlin, Isitiophoridae spp., swordfish, Xiphiidae gladius, Indo-Pacific blue marlin, Makaira mazara, possibly the same species as the Atlantic blue marlin, Makaira nigricans.  dekilahr

island  
a legendary island or islands to the west of Pohnpei, to where the Liet₂ were banished.  Peidi
a legendary island, from which, according to some, the first Pohnpeians came.  Waiso
a reef island off the southern coast of Madolenihmw, where forces from Kitti and Madolenihmw engaged in a major battle in 1850.  Nahlapenlohd
an island in a river or stream.  sineipw
an island located northeast of Kolonia that is a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Parempei
an island off the southwest coast of Pohnpei through whose reef channel Isokelekel first entered Pohnpeian waters.  Kehpara
atoll, any small island.  sapwdeke
atoll, low island.  namwanamw
coral or reef island; islet; atoll.  deke
'downwind Katau'; a general term for islands to west of Pohnpei, sometimes specifically associated with Yap.  Katau Peidi
group of sizeable islands.  kahnsapw
island northeast of the airport that is a section (kousapw) in Nett, formerly the site of a Japanese seaplane base.  Lenger
main island, as opposed to offshore islands.  sapwalap
name of an island in U municipality.  Mwand
small piece of land, tiny island.  dierensapw
'upwind Katau', a general term for islands to the east of Pohnpei, sometimes specifically associated with Kosrae; the eastern spirit-world.  Katau Peidak

island pine  
Christmas tree; Norfolk island pine, Araucaria excelsa.  tuhkehn kirismas

island swiftlet  
bird sp., island swiftlet, Aerodramus vanikorensis.  kalimwed
bird sp., island swiftlet, Aerodramus vanikorensis.  kelimwed

islander  
low islander; any islander, Micronesian or Polynesian, of non-Pohnpeian origin.  mehn namwanamw
low islander; any islander, Micronesian or Polynesian, of non-Pohnpeian origin.  mehn namwanamw

islet  
an islet within Nan Madol where the Saudeleur's magical pool of water was located.  Peikapw
coral or reef island; islet; atoll.  deke

Israel  
Israel.  Israel

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it  
he, she, it.  e₁
he, she, it.  ih₂

itch  
itchy.  kilit
to itch.  kilit
to itch.  pwudong

itchy  
itchy.  pwudong
to be itchy.  kakilit
to be itchy.  kapwudong
to be itchy from something.  pitikihda

item  
detail; item.  iretik

its  
his, her, hers, its; third person singular form of the general possessive classifier.  ah₂
his, her, its; third person singular form of the dominant classifier.  nah
his, her, its; third person singular form of the general possessive classifier.  e₂
his, her, its; third person singular form of the general possessive classifier.  eh₂

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ivory nut palm  
ivory nut palm, Metroxylon amicarum, the fronds of which are used for making thatch, also used in making traditional medicines; roof; thatch.  oahs₁

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Ixora casei  
tree sp., Ixora casei.  ketieu₂
tree sp., Ixora casei.  ketieunleng

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