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jack  
to jack.  saki

jack₁  
fish sp., jack₁.  oarong en nanmadau
fish sp., jack₁.  oarongtoal
fish sp., jack₁, a variety of Caranx sexfasciatus, normally found in the lagoon.  oarong en pwong
fish sp., jack₁, Carangidae spp.; commonly found in the lagoon and on patch reefs.  lahd
fish sp., jack₁, commonly found where fresh water enters the ocean.  oarongenpil

jack₂  
jack₂, as an automobile jack.  saki

jack₃  
jack₃, in cards.  sehk₂

jacket  
jacket.  sekid
life jacket.  sekid en pap

jacks  
jacks.  pispohra
to catch, as a ball; to play catch; to play jacks; to juggle.  dapadap

jail  
jail, prison.  imweteng
jail, prison; prisoner.  kalapwuhs
to tie; to jail.  salih

jam  
jam, jelly.  sahm₂

James  
James, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).  Seims

January  
January.  Daliaram
January.  Senweri

Japan  
Japan.  Sapahn

jar  
jar, crock.  sah

jasmine  
plant sp., Arabian jasmine, Jasminum sambac.  sampakihda

Jasminum sambac  
plant sp., Arabian jasmine, Jasminum sambac.  sampakihda

jaw  
jaw.  dilinau
jaw.  pahrehre
jaw.  tihnau
jaw, of an animal.  aupah
lower jaw.  tihnahu pah
lower jaw, of a pig.  dilinau pah
upper jaw.  tihnau powe
upper jaw, of a pig.  dilinau powe

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jealous  
extremely envious or jealous.  peirin
jealous, usually with reference to one's spouse.  luwakahk
jealous, usually with reference to one's spouse.  luwakehk
jealous, usually with reference to one's spouse.  urahdied
to be jealous, to be envious.  luwak
to die of sadness; to be jealous of someone of no consequence.  luwakidi

jealousy  
a medicine used either to cause or to cure jealousy.  wini en luwak
to become suddenly excited, to fly₂ off the handle, to show jealousy openly.  pihrda
to hide one's jealousy.  luwakedi
to openly display jealousy.  luwakada

jelly  
jam, jelly.  sahm₂

jellyfish  
jellyfish.  liht

Jeremiah  
Jeremiah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Seremaia

jerk  
to be yanked, to be snatched, to be jerked.  peserek
to contract; to flinch, to jerk away; to twitch.  nur
to jerk up.  usukekida
to yank, to snatch, to jerk.  sereki

Jesus Christ  
Jesus Christ, used by Catholics.  Iesus Krisdus
Jesus Christ, used by Protestants.  Sises Krais

Jew  
Jew.  mehn suhs

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jiggle  
to jiggle up and down, as of the fat on a fat person.  mwenei

jigsaw  
jigsaw.  reseres en kopwoar

jitterbug  
to jitterbug.  suripak

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Job  
Job, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Sohp

Joel  
Joel, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Soel

John  
John, four books in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament), Sohn, 1 Sohn, 2 Sohn, 3 Sohn.  Sohn

John the Baptist  
John the Baptist.  Sohnpepidais
John the Baptist.  Sounpepidais

join  
to accompany, join, or go with, to participate, to attend.  iang
to adhere to; to join with others; to travel by.  iangala
to be joined together.  kakuhrekpene
to be joined together.  kapatapatpene
to join; to fit.  koakone
to join; to fit.  koakonokon

joint  
knot, joint, as in a stalk of bamboo; corona of the glans penis.  pwukel
small box; joint, fitting; knuckle; a small plot of land, a house lot; inning, in baseball.  koakon
to be pulled from the joint, as a bone or a pipe.  usukekpeseng

joist  
joist, the timber to which floorboards are attached.  ataut

joke  
teasing, joke.  dillap₂
joke.  kamwan
joke.  kepit₂
joke.  kumwus
to fool, to tease, to kid, to joke with, to trick, to deceive.  kedewe
to fool, to tease, to kid, to joke with, to trick, to deceive.  ketewe
to joke about.  kepitkihda
to joke about.  kumwuskihda
to joke or tease.  kamwan
to joke with, to tease.  dillepe₂
to joke with, to tease.  kadillepe
to joke with, to tease.  kalipe
to joke with, to tease.  kapitih
to joke with, to tease.  kelipa₂
to joke with, to tease.  kemwene
to joke with, to tease.  kepit₂
to joke with, to tease.  kumwusih

joker  
joker, in cards.  likaut
joker, in cards.  soker

Jonah  
Jonah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Sona

Joshua  
Joshua, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Sosua

journey  
a long, difficult journey.  kasaroapoak
long journey, long distance to be traversed.  imwiniak reirei
to assign someone to go on a long, difficult journey.  kasaroapoake
to go on a long difficult journey.  kasaroapoak
trip, journey, travel.  kapwaireleng
trip, journey, travel.  seiloak
walk, a journey on foot.  eluwahk

joy  
happiness, joy.  keremweliso
happiness, joy.  kupwur keremwel
happiness, joy.  peren₁
peace, tranquility; joy.  nihkes
peace, tranquility; joy.  popohl
to amuse, to please, to bring joy or happiness to.  kaperenih
to amuse, to please, to bring joy or happiness to.  kapoulaulih

joyful  
amusing, funny, pleasant, joyful.  kaperen
amusing, funny, pleasant, joyful.  kapoulaul
amusing, funny, pleasant, joyful.  poulaul
comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful.  kamalehd
comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful.  kamohng
comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful.  kamohnge
comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful.  kansenamwahu
happy, joyful.  keremwel
happy, joyful.  kupwur keremwel
happy, joyful.  peren₁

joyous  
joyous, lusty.  pwut
to be joyous or happy.  iraslonglap

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Jude  
Jude, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).  Sud

judge  
a conciliator; a reconciler; a judge (in conflict resolution).  menin kasohr
a local judge; a municipal judge.  sounkopwung en wehi
a local judge; a municipal judge.  sounkopwung en wehi
a local judge; a municipal judge.  sounkoupwung en wehi
a local judge; a municipal judge.  sounkoupwung en wehi
associate high court judge.  iengen sounkopwung lapalap
judge, in court.  sounkopwung
judge, in court.  sounkoupwung
laboratory technician, medical examiner; judge, in a competition; reviewer; customs agent.  sounkeseu
the role of God as judge in the last judgement; judge.  sounkadeik
the role of God as judge in the last judgement; judge.  sounkadeik
to correct, as homework; to give correct advise, to judge.  kapwung
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 inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate.  kadeik
to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate.  kauteke
to judge.  kadihrlapih
to judge, to pass judgement on something.  dirlepe

judgement  
a judgement.  kadeik
judgement.  dirlap
judgement.  kedeuleng
judgement.  tenek
judgement, prediction, examination.  kadihrlap
judgement, prediction, examination.  keseu₁
organization, structure, rule, plan, agreement; judgement, pronouncement, decision.  koasoandi

Judges  
Judges, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Sounkopwung

judiciary  
the judiciary.  pelien kopwung

judo  
to use judo on; to throw or toss someone.  suhdo

juggle  
to catch, as a ball; to play catch; to play jacks; to juggle.  dapadap

July  
July.  Sulai

jump  
to jump.  lus
to jump up; to be surprised.  lusida
to jump; to catch a ride with.  lusuk
to writhe, of a fish when poisoned; to jump around aimlessly after being poisoned by the method called uhpaup; to be in a state of intense disgust or anger; to be dizzy from inhaling tobacco smoke.  tat₂

jump rope  
to jump rope; to engage in a tug-of-war.  epini

June  
June.  Suhn

jungle  
a place having dense vegetation, jungle.  pidir
forest, jungle.  nan tehlik
primary forest, jungle, area overgrown with trees; uncultivated land; said to be the dwelling place of ghosts (eni).  nanwel
primary forest, jungle, forest, woods, area overgrown with trees.  wahl₁

Jussiaea erecta  
bush sp., Jussiaea erecta or Jussiaea linifolia.  deleurek

Jussiaea linifolia  
bush sp., Jussiaea erecta or Jussiaea linifolia.  deleurek

just₁  
just₁, only; still (when suffixed to reduplicated verbs).  -te
recently, just₁, in a temporal sense.  ahpwtehn

just₂  
correct, right, just₂.  pwung₁
reliable, conscientious; just₂, upright.  lelepek
reliable, conscientious; just₂, upright.  likehke

justice  
justice, right.  pwuhng
justice, safety, security.  sihr₂

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