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label  
to call each other names, to label each other.  pekehr

labia majora  
labia majora, the outer folds of skin of the external female genitalia.  alaullap
labia majora, the outer folds of skin of the external female genitalia.  kilinaulap

labia minora  
labia minora.  alaultik
labia minora.  irpweitik
labia minora.  kilinautik
labia minora.  pwehd
long labia minora.  pwederei

labor  
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
labor provided by a male member of a household for the purpose of public improvement, such as clearing community roads or cleaning community facilities; appeasement, conciliation.  kamwahu₂
of pregnant woman, to have a successful labor; to live forever.  mourla
to workout (physical exercise), to engage in a labor intensive activity; to use a sauna.  kaker pwudou
welfare, benefit, improvement; community improvement tax or labor;.  kamwahu₁

laboratory coat  
laboratory coat.  likoun toahkte

lace  
crocheted lace, attached to the bottom of a woman's slip for decoration.  suwain
ribbon, lace.  repen₂
to make lace that is to be attached to the bottom of a woman's slip for decoration.  wiesuwain

lack  
a lack of fish when someone nearby is having it.  kumwo keren
to lack fish when someone nearby is having it.  kumwo keren

ladder  
ladder, steps, stairs.  kehndake

lady  
woman, lady; female of any species.  lih₂

lagoon  
deep place within the barrier reef, lagoon.  nehnamw
deep water area between the barrier reef and the fringing reef, lagoon.  nahmw
lagoon, ocean, sea.  nansed
shallow water areas of the lagoon.  nanmad

lagoon:  
southern lagoon: refers to an atoll or lagoon to the south of Pohnpei from which one of the early expeditions to Pohnpei came; conjectured to be Tonga, Samoa, or Vanuatu.  namwen eir

laid  
to be felled, of a tree; to be laid down, of a person.  kereuk
to be felled, of a tree; to be laid down, of a person.  korouk

lake  
pool, lake, a place where a river widens.  leh₂

lamb  
lamb.  sihmpwul

Lambis  
spider conch sp., Lambis lambis; general term for Lambis spp., occasionally used for food.  lahng₃
spider conch sp., Lambis lambis; general term for Lambis spp., occasionally used for food.  lahng₃

lame  
lame, crippled.  dangepel

Lamentations  
Lamentations, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Koul Kedepwidepw kan

lamp  
bottle lamp, made with a wick in a bottle containing kerosene.  lampwoatol
bottle lamp, made with a wick in a bottle of kerosene.  serpwoatol
carbide, carbide lamp.  kahpaido
lamp.  kapwulapwul
lamp.  lamp

lanai  
porch, veranda, lanai.  palangk

lance  
to be slashed, lanced, or cut; to have an incision made; to be castrated.  lek

land  
cold place.  sapwkepeu
a land of borrowing; a phrase used by Pohnpeians to describe their tradition of selective borrowing from other lands and other people.  sapwen alemengi
a piece of land on Sokehs Island where the hostilities of July 1887 between the Spaniards and Pohnpeians first broke out.  Danepei
a piece of land on Sokehs Island where the hostilities of July 1887 between the Spaniards and Pohnpeians first broke out.  Denipei
an area of land near a boundary.  nahnihrpene
ancient name for a large area of land in northern Madolenihmw (literally male ghost).  Enimwahn
cultivated, settled, or arable land; the place where people reside and cultivate crops.  nansapw
desert, wilderness, empty land.  sapwtehn
desert, wilderness, empty land.  sedarensapw
division of land.  pwalasapw
dry land.  moar
dry land.  sapwmadekeng
farmstead, a piece of land on which an extended family resides.  peliensapw
foreign lands, large lands beyond the horizon of Pohnpei.  waii₁
formerly, a large section of land in southern Kitti, now divided into Enipein Pah and Enipein Powe.  Enipein
gift of food, a title, or land from the Nahnmwarki, conveying acknowledgement, and often symbolizing respect, goodwill, and obligation.  kepinkoanoat
hand; land belonging to the Nahnmwarki.  nilime
hand; land belonging to the Nahnmwarki; a possessive classifier employed in honorific speech in place of the common language classifier sapwe.  nillime
hand; land belonging to the Nahnmwarki; a possessive classifier employed in honorific speech in place of the common language classifier sapwe.  ninlime
heaven or hell, the land from which there is no return.  sapwen soupwur
inherited land.  sapwen sohso
land entrusted to the head of the clan, to be made available for the use of clan members. (Such lands no longer exist because they have been deeded to individuals.).  sapwasapw en pohnpei
land occupied by a tenant (as opposed to an owner); land occupied by a homesteader for which legal title has not yet been granted; a tract of land that is entrusted to someone.  sapwen kohwa
land occupied by a tenant (as opposed to an owner); land occupied by a homesteader for which legal title has not yet been granted; a tract of land that is entrusted to someone.  sapwen kohwa
land without crops as a consequence of its not being fertile.  pereunsapw
land, farmstead, homestead.  sahpw
land, the title to which was issued during the administrative period of Germany.  sapwen sehmen
land, the title to which was issued during the administrative period of Japan.  sapwen sapahn
land, the title to which was issued during the administrative period of the American navy.  sapwen neipi
newly cultivated land; newly acquired homestead land;.  sapwakapw
newly cultivated land; newly acquired homestead land;.  sapwakapw
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
primary forest, jungle, area overgrown with trees; uncultivated land; said to be the dwelling place of ghosts (eni).  nanwel
public land set aside as a temporary settlement area.  pahm
sacred land; a phrase often used by Pohnpeians to describe their island.  sahpw sarawi
seashore, beach, land near the ocean, landing place for canoes or boats.  sakar
small piece of land, tiny island.  dierensapw
small tract of land.  pirenpwel
to convey the ownership of land to; to homestead.  kasapwasapwe
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
upland, land to the east; windward, upwind.  peidak
well-cultivated land with a variety of crops.  iserensapw

land spirits  
land spirits, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nansapw

landing  
shore, coast, seaside, landing place for canoes or boats.  oaroahr₂

lands  
the lands beyond the horizon of Pohnpei.  nan waiio

landslide  
landslide.  engk

language  
cursing, foul language.  peined
high language, respect forms of speech.  meing₁
honorific language, respect language.  lokaiahn wahu
language of the people, the level of common language.  lokaiahn aramas
language, talk, conversation, speech; dispatch.  mahsen
the common form of Pohnpeian; common language.  lokaia mengei
to curse, to use foul language.  peined

lantana  
lantana, Lantana camara.  landana
lantana, Lantana camara.  randana

Lantana camara  
lantana, Lantana camara.  landana
lantana, Lantana camara.  randana

lantern  
lantern.  lanten

lap  
to be held in someone's lap, of a dying person.  losaramas
to go around, to run a lap.  pidek
to go around, to run a lap.  reuleng
to run or swim the final lap in a race.  kesso

lap₁  
to lap₁ up.  urak₂

Laportea interrupta  
plant spp., Laportea interrupta and Laportea ruderalis.  soumwehl

Laportea ruderalis  
plant spp., Laportea interrupta and Laportea ruderalis.  soumwehl

laptop computer  
laptop computer.  lahpdap

large  
bulky, stocky, thick, large in girth.  ahlap
competent, capable, well versed; able to take care of one's self; large or spacious, of inanimate objects.  koahiek
extensive, large.  kowahlap
extremely long and large.  kedepek
having a large belly.  welek
having large nuts, of a cocount tree.  welek
large.  kalaimwun
large, in quantity.  moron
large, of any opening.  walek
of a hole or an opening, to be large enough so that something may pass through it.  wahsek
of clothing, too large at the waist; baggy; bundle-like.  pwoalosolos
very large, important, intense.  lap

larva  
larva, as of a caterpillar.  limwehdi

lash  
to be lashed.  lasing
to lash.  inaur
to lash.  lasingih
to lash (something together) with hibiscus bark for carrying it.  paud₁
to lash, to be lashed.  inou₂

lashe  
to lash, to be lashed.  inou₂

last  
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
the last of the bunch; the last breadfruit in a group of three fruits that grow from the same branch.  mweisuwari
the latter, the last or the preceding.  mehn mwuhr
to be last in a sequence.  ikimwur
to be the last in sequence.  ikmwuri

Last Supper  
farewell feast; Last Supper (Biblical).  kamadipw en komwurumwur

last testament  
vow, pledge; will, last testament.  kehkehlik

lasting  
lasting for a long time.  werei

late  
late, slow.  pwand

later  
later.  mwuhr

latitudinal  
the latitudinal and longitudinal lines on a map.  pwaltik

latter  
the latter, the last or the preceding.  mehn mwuhr

laugh  
laugh, laughter.  kiparamat
to laugh.  kiparamat
to laugh.  kouruhr
to laugh.  rahnei
to laugh.  seirek
to laugh.  tahleng
to laugh at.  rahneiki
to laugh at.  tahlengki
to laugh heartily.  ngarahk
to laugh heartily, to howl with laughter.  weia
to laugh in a boisterous manner.  keseirahk
to laugh loudly; to moan.  mehdek
to laugh, happy.  uruhr

laughable  
to consider something to be a laughable.  kiparamatki
to consider something to be a laughable.  kouruhrki
to consider something to be a laughable.  seirengki

laughing stock  
a laughing stock.  mehn kouruhr

laughter  
laugh, laughter.  kiparamat
laugh, laughter.  kouruhr
laugh, laughter.  rahnei
laugh, laughter.  seirek
laugh, laughter.  tahleng
laughter, happiness.  uruhr

launch  
a motor launch.  ransi
to launch a canoe.  nihdwar

launder  
to wash clothing, to launder; to clap; to applaud.  lopwor

laundry  
to wash clothing, to do laundry, literally the action of pounding clothing.  lopwolopw

laural dodder  
laural dodder, Cassytha filiformis.  kotokotasahu
laural dodder, Cassytha filiformis.  likotokotasau

lava-lava  
lava-lava, a wrap-around skirt.  likoutei
lava-lava, made of the bark of the breadfruit tree.  likoumeimei

law  
law.  kosonned
legal, done according to the law.  pwungieng kosonned

lawn  
lawn.  ketipar

lawsuit  
lawsuit; complaint.  repenpwung

lawyer  
attorney, lawyer, defender.  pengohsi
attorney, lawyer, legal council, defender; assistant.  sounsawas
defender, lawyer; savior, redeemer.  soundaor

lay  
to lay (something) on its side; to tilt.  kaingihng
to lay an egg.  kutohr
to lay down food to be distributed, as at a kamadipw or a funeral.  resehdi
to lay in a pile.  koasoke
to lay someone or something down; to change something from a vertical to a horizontal position;.  kawenehdi
to lay someone or something down; to change the position of something from vertical to horizontal.  kaunehdi
to unroll, to lay out or spread out, as a sleeping mat.  perek

lay waste  
to contribute everything available upon the death of a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken, to lay waste to the land upon such an occasion.  ohdek₁

lazy  
lazy.  pohnkahke
lazy to an extreme degree, wishing only to eat, sleep, and defecate.  dangapaur
lazy, to a great degree; lethargic.  dangahnga
sluggish, lazy.  dangaudek
tired, lazy.  ngir
tired, lazy.  pwang

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leach  
said of a plant that leaches all nutrients from the soil.  kik suwed

lead  
to be lead or guided, to be escorted.  pakahr
to lead or guide; to escort someone to some place.  kahre
to lead or guide; to set an example for; to advise; to give directions.  kaweid
to lead or guide; to set an example for; to advise; to give directions.  kepindewe
to lead, to guide.  kahluwa
to lead, to serve as the head of.  moange
to precede, to head, to lead; to prefix.  mwoweh
to rule, to boss, to lead, to direct, to head.  kaun
to take the lead.  koahmwowe
to take the lead,.  kahmwowe
to urge; to lead.  uhk₂
to welcome; to lead one's aim when shooting birds.  kasamwoh
to welcome; to lead one's aim when shooting birds.  koasoamw

lead tree  
lead tree, Leucaena leucocephala.  dangadangan

lead₁  
lead₁ (the metal).  namari
lead₁; bullet, cartridge.  leht

leader  
prayer leader.  sounkapakap
ruler, boss, leader, director, head.  kaun
singer; in the Protestant church, a song leader.  sounkoul

leaf  
at a feast, leaves upon which food to be distributed to high ranking individuals is placed; coconut fronds are used for the presentation of pork and fish, banana leaves are used for other kinds of cooked food.  medehdak
at a feast, leaves upon which food to be distributed to high ranking individuals is placed; coconut fronds are used for the presentation of pork and fish, banana leaves are used for other kinds of cooked food.  medehde
banana leaves that are used to hold any consumable for the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  ikin tehn uht
banana leaves used for holding any consumable for the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  tipwakapi
fresh banana, breadfruit, or taro leaves used to cover an uhmw.  ngkoak
fresh banana, breadfruit, or taro leaves used to cover an uhmw.  pahnkiohlap
fresh banana, breadfruit, or taro leaves used to cover an uhmw.  pahnkoiohlap
fresh banana, breadfruit, or taro leaves used to cover an uhmw.  pahpwel
fresh banana, breadfruit, or taro leaves used to cover an uhmw.  perekpwel
leaves used to line a basket before food is placed in it.  irap
the accumulation of dried leaves from a previous uhmw.  kulup
the accumulation of dried leaves from a previous uhmw.  soupirleng
the first layer of leaves used to cover an uhmw.  sensere uhpw
the name of the first of four taro leaves placed on the ground surrounding the kava stone that is used to prepare kava for the Nahnken.  nahnpwei
the name of the second of four taro leaves placed on the ground surrounding the kava stone that is used to prepare kava for the Nahnken.  nahnpweidak
the name of the third of four taro leaves placed on the ground surrounding the kava stone that is used to prepare kava for the Nahnken.  Nahnpweileng
the two leaves of a sepwikin plant tied to the center post (keidu) in the front of the main platform of a nahs.  pereh₁
used banana leaves or breadfruit leaves from an uhmw.  rihp
used banana leaves or breadfruit leaves from an uhmw.  souripeleng
a sheet, as for bedding; cover, a leaf used as protection against the rain.  moaroap
an unopened leaf or frond.  kupwi
breadfruit leaf.  tehnmei
dead leaf of a banana tree.  tehreng
dry banana leaf.  tehdak
leaf of grass.  tehndipw
leaf of 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...  pahn sepwikin
leaf of 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 ...  tehn sepwikin
leaf or frond of any large leaved plant, such as taro or a palm.  pah₂
leaf; sheet, page.  teh
new leaf.  kopwud
new leaf.  kupwud
new leaf.  opwud
new leaf.  upwud
pandanus leaf.  tehnpit
pinnate leaf of the ivory palm.  tehnioas
to be covered by a sheet, as for bedding; cover, a leaf used as protection against the rain.  upuhp

leaf bract  
leaf bracts (stipules) on Morinda citrifolia stems.  saleng en weipwul

leak  
leak.  menikir
to drip or leak.  ding
to reveal, to leak, as a secret.  kapwadala

leaky  
leaky, as of a roof.  mpwi

lean  
to be listing, to be leaning to one side.  ingihng₃
to be slightly leaning.  lipeikek
to lean.  peng-
to lean (on something).  irekek
to lean against.  idengengki
to lean against.  rekeilenge
to lean forward; to bow.  lukupoaridi
to lean; to recline, of animate beings.  idengek
to lean; to recline, of animate beings.  rekeileng

leaning  
tilted, leaning.  peik₃

learn  
to catch on, to learn; to tune in, as a radio station.  daperedi
to imitate, to copy, to mimic, to learn from.  alemengih
to learn, to find out through experience.  esehla
to learn, to find out through experience.  pwukepwilih
to learn, to find out through sources of information.  esehda
to learn, to learn about; to catch up with; to grab, to hold.  koledi
to learn, to study.  padahngki

learning  
erudition, learning.  ertik
erudition, learning.  irtik

lease  
trusteeship; lease.  kohwa₁

leather  
leather.  kilin kou

leatherback  
turtle sp., leatherback, Scomberoides lysan.  sarduwa

leave  
annual leave.  anwallihp
leave, as in annual leave.  lihp
to be about to depart or leave.  samwalahr
to leave.  ketida
to leave a usual living area; to leave in haste because of displeasure; to migrate.  lip
to leave hastily.  ripwada
to leave, to depart.  ketda
to leave, to depart.  mwesel
to leave, to stand up.  patohda

ledge  
reef ledge, coral flat adjacent to deep water.  oht

leeward  
leeward.  lepdihla
leeward, downwind, westward.  peidi₂
lower side, leeward side; sometimes used to refer to the location of the southern atolls in Pohnpei State.  palipah

left  
left field, in baseball.  lepdo
left side.  palimeing
left, as a location.  meing₂

left-handed  
to be left-handed.  meingtoal

leftoever  
remainder, leftoever.  luhwahlah

leftover  
a land of leftovers, said of Pohnpei, where leftover food is commonly eaten.  sapwen luh
to be leftover.  luhwehdi

left-side  
left-side.  palisoakoahiek

leg  
area of the leg just above the ankle, including the shin.  ahtikitik en neh
having thin legs and a large torso.  kalapada
leg.  aluhluwe
leg.  aluweluwe
leg.  neh
to place one's leg over a sleeping partner.  loangoapahpa

legacy  
to sing a song written in memory of a deceased person or a person who has permanently left Pohnpe to celebrate the person's legacy; song of sorrow, sweet memories, homesickness, or longing for a high-ranking person who will not be returning (from th...  kedepwidepw

legal  
a legal procedure.  wiepen kosonned
legal procedure.  pwungen kosonned
legal, done according to the law.  pwungieng kosonned

legend  
legend, story based partially on fact, containing elements of truth, but recognized as fiction.  soaiipoad

lei  
garland, necklace, floral necklace, lei.  mwaramwar
royal garland, necklace, floral necklace, lei.  wairenieu
royal garland, necklace, floral necklace, lei.  waireniso
to wear a garland, necklace, floral necklace, or lei.  mwaramwar
to wear a garland, necklace, or lei.  mware₂

Leiognathus equulus  
fish sp., common slipmouth, Leiognathus equulus.  sengiseng

lemon  
lime, Citrus limon; commonly used generically to refer to citrus of other kinds, including lemon, wild orange, grapefruit,.  karer

lemon grass  
lemon grass, Cymbopogon citratus.  ahlek pwohmwahu

lemonade  
limeade, lemonade, sugar water.  suwangke
limeade, lemonade, sugar water.  swangke

length  
length, extent, height.  ahngede

Lent  
Passover, Lent, Easter.  Pahsohpa

leopard  
leopard.  lepard

leper  
leprosy, leper; a breadfruit disease.  tokutok
leprosy, leper; a breadfruit disease.  tukutuk

leprechuan  
a dwarf; leprechaun-like being said to dwell in the forest.  sokolei

leprosy  
leprosy, leper; a breadfruit disease.  tokutok
leprosy, leper; a breadfruit disease.  tukutuk

lesson  
lesson.  lesen
lesson, teaching, doctrine, sermon.  padahk

lest  
lest, when used in combination with pwe.  de₂

let  
to be sent; to be let go, to be released.  pekeder
to peel, of the skin after being sunburned; to fade, as of a color; to bleach out; to let up.  sar₁
to send; to let go, to release.  kadar

lethargic  
depressed, lethargic, listless.  mwoarus
lazy, to a great degree; lethargic.  dangahnga
peaceful, easygoing, unenthusiastic, slow moving, passive, lethargic.  meleilei

Lethrinidae  
Lethrinidae (emperors). Lethrinus harak. Found in fringing reef, lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef.  samwei medi

Lethrinus harak  
Lethrinidae (emperors). Lethrinus harak. Found in fringing reef, lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef.  samwei medi
fish sp., black spot emperor, Lethrinus harak.  samwei pwet

Lethrinus kallopterus  
fish sp., orangefin emperor, Lethrinus kallopterus; normally found on the fringing reef, and lagoon and patch reefs.  ikiepw

Lethrinus lentjan  
fish sp., emperor, Lethrinus lentjan.  medi

Lethrinus microdon  
fish sp., white snapper, Lethrinus microdon.  kadek₃

Lethrinus ramak  
fish sp., yellow stripe emperor, Lethrinus ramak.  samwei

letter  
letter, alphabet.  mesen nting
letter, correspondence.  lete
letter, correspondence; a piece of cloth.  kisin likou
letter, of the alphabet.  leter

lettuce  
lettuce.  ledis

Leucaena leucocephala  
lead tree, Leucaena leucocephala.  dangadangan

level  
level, a carpenter's tool.  lepel
level, a carpenter's tool.  lepil
level, a carpenter's tool.  mehnahia
level, a carpenter's tool.  mepel
to align, to equalize, to level.  kapahrek₂
to level, to make even.  kapatapata

Leviticus  
Leviticus, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Lipai

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liaison  
to go out at night for the purpose of a sexual liaison.  aluwenpwong
to go out at night for the purpose of a sexual liaison.  eluwenpwong

liar  
liar.  kilinaulikamw
to be made a liar of; to be humiliated; to feign.  likamwada

liason  
to go out at night to meet someone of the opposite sex for the purpose of sexual liason.  aluwenpwongih
to meet someone of the opposite sex for the purpose of sexual liason.  eluwenpwongih

Liberation  
Liberation Day.  Rahn en Mwei Mwahu

lice  
louse, flea.  likarak
louse, flea.  lingkarak
to look for lice.  pakid
to pick lice from one's hair; to groom.  litepwitepw
to pick lice from one's hair; to groom.  mpek
to pick lice from one's own head.  liaid

license  
license.  laisin

licentious  
free, carefree, relieved, unrestrained, licentious.  saledek

lichen  
sponge; moss , lichen.  lihmw

lick  
to lick.  tamwatamw
to lick.  tamwe

lid  
cost, wage, reward; lid.  pweipwei₂
lid, cover.  pweine₂
traditionally a stopper for a water container, now also a lid or a cap.  ihrpweilap
traditionally a stopper for a water container, now also a lid or a cap.  pinepen isek
traditionally a stopper for a water container, now also a lid or a cap.  pweinen isek

lie  
to be lying down.  kipekip
a lie.  lidakamwur
deception, lie, fraud.  widing
lie.  liap
lie.  likamw
to deceive, to lie, to defraud.  widing
to lie.  lidakamwur
to lie crosswise.  wapang
to lie crosswise; to be slanting; to be inclined.  pangapang
to lie down.  kipedi
to lie down.  likupweridi
to lie down.  wendi
to lie down.  wohnohn
to lie down to rest.  nanmwoaldi
to lie down to rest.  nanmwoalehdi
to lie down, to bed down, to sleep.  engidi
to lie on one's back.  wekidekda
to lie on one's side.  ulupang
to lie on one's stomach.  wekidekdi
to lie, to recline.  wen-

lie down  
to lie down.  mwoalepeidi

lie₁  
cheat, lie₁.  piht₁
to deceive, to lie₁ to, to defraud.  widinge
to lie₁.  liap
to lie₁.  likamw
to lie₁ to; to trick; to tease.  pitih
to make up a lie₁, to start a rumor.  kinehda
to to lie₁ to; to trick; to tease.  liepe

lieutenant  
Isokelekel's chief lieutenant; an honorary title.  Nahnesen
lieutenant.  ludenen

life  
life.  mour
life on earth as opposed to the afterlife, literally this-side.  paliet
strength, power, health, life.  kehl₁

life jacket  
life jacket.  sekid en pap

life raft  
rubber raft, life raft.  rahp komi

lifetime  
lifetime.  erein mour

lift  
to be carried or lifted, of something that can be lightly suspended with one hand.  tintil
to carry or lift something that can be lightly suspended with one hand; to pick up with the thumb and the forefinger.  tile
to lift up something hinged or moveable on one side, as a page, lid, or hanging cloth.  pahk₁
to lift up with both arms.  saplangih
to lift up with both hands.  sapehda
to lift, to pick up; to adopt.  pwek₁
to sail with the outrigger lifted from the water.  neidam

light  
a portable light source, as a torch or flashlight.  sehr₁
a source of light, such as a lamp, etc.  kampwul
a source of light, such as a lamp, etc.  kompwul
almost ripe, as of bananas and mangoes; light, of a color.  merimer
electricity, electric light, flashlight.  dengki
light; civilization.  marain
to be burned, to be lit, to be set fire to.  isida
to burn, to light, to set fire to, to burn off feathers or hair.  isik
to light a fire.  saunda
to reveal; to bring to light.  pwahda
to thread a needle; to light a prepared uhmw.  kadil
to walk with a source of light.  ser₁

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

light₁  
fast₁, swift, of a moving object; light₁, in weight.  marahra

lightbulb  
lightbulb, bullet, pool₁ ball.  dama

lighten  
to lighten a burden, either physical or mental.  kamara
to lighten the weight (of something).  marahda
to lighten the weight (of something).  marahrahda

lighter  
cigarette lighter.  lait

lighthouse  
lighthouse.  dohdai

lightning  
lightning without thunder; gust of wind.  ipihp
lightning, electricity.  lioal

like  
thus, in like manner.  idaduwe
to agree, to like, to prefer.  kupwurki
to like or love, to consider good, to desire sexually; to agree, to like, to prefer.  mwahuki
to like or love, to consider good, to desire sexually; to agree, to like, to prefer.  mwahuki
to like the flavor of something, to consider something delicious.  ihniki

likeness  
likeness, resemblance.  alemeng
resemblance, likeness.  einiman

lily  
butterfly lily, Hedychium coronarium and Hedychium flavescens; ginger, Zingiber officinale.  sinter
lily cultivar.  kiepw lihli

lily sp.  
lily sp., Crinum pedunculatum.  kiepw tehlap

lily spp.  
lily spp., Crinum asiaticum, Hymenocallis littoralis, or Zephyranthes rosea.  kiepw

limb  
the first food distributed at a gathering, given to the highest titled person present; the severed right limbs of all the pigs from an uhmw, saved in food baskets (kiam), and hung up for the Nahnmwarki on the front crossbeam of the nahs (now...  pweisek
the first food distributed at a gathering, given to the highest titled person present; the severed right limbs of all the pigs from an uhmw, saved in food baskets (kiam), and hung up for the Nahnmwarki on the front crossbeam of the nahs (now...  rekidak
the upper limbs of a tree that are cut and allowed to fall among the lower limbs to provide better support for the growth of a yam.  kaparok
to cut the upper limbs of a tree and allow them to fall among the lower limbs to provide better support for the growth of a yam.  kaparoke
to prepare the first share of food for the highest titled person present; to sever right limbs of all the pigs from an uhmw, saved in food baskets (kiam), and hung up for the Nahnmwarki on the front crossbeam of the nahs (now not commonly do...  pweisek
to sever the right limbs of all the pigs from an uhmw, saved in food baskets (kiam), and hung up for the Nahnmwarki on the front crossbeam of the nahs (now not commonly done).  rekidak

limber  
supple, limber; easily persuaded; lucky.  materek

limbo  
limbo.  limpwo

lime  
key lime, Citrus aurantiifolia.  karer laman
lime (the fruit), when used for making a grass skirt (to whiten the fibers).  karer en lopwolopw
lime, Citrus aurantiifolia.  laman
lime, Citrus limon; commonly used generically to refer to citrus of other kinds, including lemon, wild orange, grapefruit,.  karer

lime₁  
lime₁, made from coral.  pweht₁

limeade  
limeade, lemonade, sugar water.  suwangke
limeade, lemonade, sugar water.  swangke

limit  
border, boundary, limit.  ihr₃
end, limit, boundary.  idi
limit, border, boundary.  irepe₃
section, article, border, limit.  ire₂
to reach the end or limit; to start to rise, of the tide.  id₃
to share a border, boundary, or limit; to be equidistant from one another.  pohnihrpene

limited  
limited, just sufficient.  itait

limp  
appearing physically out of shape or unfit; limp, flexible, springy, disjointed, used to describe a manner of walking.  kiahweliwel
to limp.  deriwang
to limp.  derwang
to limp.  kekiang
to limp.  pilingek
to tiptoe; to limp.  sikel

limp₁  
loosely attached; limp₁ looking, of people.  lisaimwer

limpet  
snail (Gastropoda), limpet (Turbo agryrostomus).  kikmosul

line  
leaves used to line a basket before food is placed in it.  irap
a line or pole placed between a yam planting and the branches of a tree in order to direct the growth of the yam vine upward; the second growth stage of yam, when it begin to climb the kehndou, March through May.  kehndou
a line used to hang clothing.  selin peleng likou
a line used to hang things, such as clothing, fish, etc.  selin peleng
a third tier of lines for training yam vines, fastened higher than the first two.  douleng
line, boundary; a piece of property.  lain
road, street, trail, path; line; way.  ahl₁
rope, cord, line, string.  sahl
series, line.  irek
starting line.  sdahdo
to add a second tier of lines for training yam vines, added higher than the first.  doumwowe
to arrange in a straight line, to arrange in order, to line up in a sequence.  kairak
to arrange in a straight line, to arrange in order, to line up in a sequence.  kairak
to be arranged in a straight line, to be arranged in order, to be lined up in sequence.  keirek₂
to be lined up, to be put in order.  irekila
to draw a line; to inscribe.  ele₁
to line a food basket, as with leaves.  douloal₂
to line or cover with leaves.  tehla
to pass by one another; to be lined up in parallal rows.  pesereid
to pass by one another; to be lined up in parallal rows.  pisereid
to spread leaves for preserved breadfruit, to line the pit; to spread leaves upon which food is to be placed.  pahda

line fishing  
line fishing.  epiep

lineage  
descendant, offspring, lineage, of humans.  kadaudok
lineage, ancestry, geneology.  irekidien peneinei
lineage, descendants of sisters.  keimwin sou

liner  
underwear, undergarments; liner for a dress.  koahloal

link  
to be connected, to be linked.  dokpene
to connect together, to link together.  kadokepene

lion  
lion.  laiohn

Liosaccus cutaneus(?)  
fish sp., puffer fish, Liosaccus cutaneus(?).  wahd

lip  
lip.  kilinau
lower lip.  kilinau pah
lower lip.  pahres
thick lips.  kilinauserek
upper lip.  pohris

lipstick plant  
anatto or lipstick plant, Bixa orellana, used as a food coloring for rice.  doaloa rais

liquid  
the final portion or dose of liquid extracted from a medicinal plant.  kepinwini
water, liquid.  pihl

list  
to be listed, to be ranked, to be ordered in succession, from first to last, or from top to bottom.  irekidi
to be listed, to be ranked, to be ordered in succession, from first to last, or from top to bottom;.  kairakidi
to be listing, to be leaning to one side.  ingihng₃
to list, to rank, to order in succession, from last to first, or from bottom to top.  irekida

listen  
to hear, to listen.  aipenpwonge
to hear, to listen.  aipenpwongih
to hear, to listen.  elielpaidoke
to hear, to listen.  karonge
to hear, to listen.  koaronge
to hear, to listen.  salenge
to hear, to listen.  salengeh
to hear, to listen attentively.  keidoke
to hear, to listen; to examine with a stethoscope.  aipenlangih
to hear, to listen; to examine with a stethoscope.  kapaidok
to hear, to listen; to examine with a stethoscope.  kapaidoke
to hear, to listen; to examine with a stethoscope.  rong
to hear, to listen; to examine with a stethoscope.  aipenlenge
to look up to and listen attentively, as of people in a feasthouse.  woakida

listing  
tilted, listing.  keingihng

listless  
depressed, lethargic, listless.  mwoarus

litter  
carrying litter that requires two or more people to carry it; the size of a yam is designated by how many men it takes to carry it; e.g. rohn riemen 'two man yam', rohn pahmen 'four man yam', etc.  roh
carrying litter that requires two or more people to carry made for carrying the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  rohpapiso
generation, age group; litter, of animals; crop.  dih₃
large basket carried by four or more people; a litter of wood with coconut leaves laid over it, used to carry large amounts of food.  peikini
litter, requiring four or more men to be carried, used for carrying large yams, pigs, kava, etc.; a large yam or kava plant that is carried on such a litter.  pahs₁
to litter.  kidseli
to litter, to make untidy.  kid-
to litter, to make untidy.  kide

little  
a bit, a little, a piece of.  ekis
a little; a bit, kind of.  mwur
little, small.  kisin
small, little, young.  tikitik
tiny, small, little.  pwidikidik
tiny, teeny-tiny, small, little.  pwidikinai

live  
of pregnant woman, to have a successful labor; to live forever.  mourla
to live.  mour
to live by; to subsist on.  momourki
to stay, to live as in reside.  ketiket₃
to stay, to live as in reside.  ketket

lived  
the area where the administrators lived in Nan Madol.  Madol Pah
the area where the priests lived in Nan Madol.  Madol Powe

lively  
active, lively, uneasy; restless, with reference to a child.  lierkik

liver  
liver.  eh₃

lizard  
gecko.  lamwer
a species of lizard.  limwasahpw
sp. of green lizard.  liseiseipahini
sp. of green lizard.  liteiteipahini
sp. of large brown lizard; any large lizard, alligator, or crocodile.  kieil
sp. of large brown lizard; any large lizard, alligator, or crocodile.  kieil
sp. of large green lizard.  dokange
sp. of lizard, dark blue with light blue stripes, Perocheirus.  limenimeninseri

la    le    li    lo    lu    ly       -top-  

load  
burden, load.  wisik
to be filled, to be loaded.  audaud
to fill, to load; to fill someone's mind with ideas, often bad ones.  aude
to load, as cargo.  akerada
to load, to fill, as in filling a basket of food.  inehd
to weigh something down, to load something with a lot of weight.  kataur₂

loader  
shovel loader (heavy equipment).  sapwel louder

loafer  
bum, tramp, loafer.  kurumw

lobster  
spiny lobster, Panulirus spp.  uhr₁
spiny lobster, Panulirus spp.  urenna
spiny lobster, Panulirus spp.  wirenna

local  
a local judge; a municipal judge.  sounkopwung en wehi
a local judge; a municipal judge.  sounkoupwung en wehi
local court; municipal court.  mwoalen kopwungen wehi

locate  
to foretell the future; to locate lost objects through the use of magic.  kosetipw

location  
in a location between, in the middle.  nanpwunga-
location of (him, her, or it).  reh₁
location some distance in relation to (somewhere or something).  ile-
location some distance in relation to (somewhere or something).  kaile-
rank or station; sitting area or location; place for a sexual liaison.  dehu

locative phrase  
locative phrase.  pwuloin lokaiahn wasa

locative sentence  
locative sentence.  sendens en wasa

lock  
lock.  loahk
to be locked.  loak
to lock.  loakehdi

locker  
locker, cabinet.  osihre

log  
a pair of logs used as the main supports for the firewood structure of an uhmw.  mpehn
a pair of logs used as the main supports for the firewood structure of an uhmw.  nahnkeileng
a pair of logs used as the main supports for the firewood structure of an uhmw.  soumasapwair
log, stick; short sticks (approximately 5-6 inches in length) used in the dokia dance.  lepin tuhke
the log forming the threshold at the entrance of a feasthouse.  apwin₂

loincloth  
a loincloth.  dereklap
diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin.  weiwei
highly prized cloth made from breadfruit bark; an elaborate, beaded sash (a kind of dohr); loincloth.  lakiot
loincloth.  pwundosi
loincloth, diaper, sanitary napkin.  weiweiloal

Lonchura punctulata  
bird sp. Hunstein's mannikin, Lonchura punctulata.  likedipwuhpwu

loneliness  
causing loneliness; failing to provide entertainment.  kasangat
homesickness, lonesomeness, loneliness.  manioaroahr
homesickness, lonesomeness, loneliness.  sangat
to drive away loneliness, to be preoccupied.  kasarsangat

lonely  
lonesome, lonely.  manioaroahr
lonesome, lonely.  sangat

lonesome  
lonesome, lonely.  manioaroahr
lonesome, lonely.  sangat

lonesomeness  
homesickness, lonesomeness, loneliness.  manioaroahr
homesickness, lonesomeness, loneliness.  sangat

long  
during the time, for a period of, while, until, so long as.  erein
extremely long and large.  kedepek
extremely long or tall.  anged
long, tall;.  reirei₁
to calm someone; to long for someone to return.  ketempa

long jump  
broad jump, long jump.  apadopi

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

long-billed white-eye  
bird spp., name for three species of birds; Caroline Islands white-eye, Zosterops semperi; gray white-eye, Zosterops cinereus; long-billed white-eye, Rukia longirostra.  tiht

longing  
desire, wish, will, urge, longing, lust, passion.  ineng₁

longitudinal  
the latitudinal and longitudinal lines on a map.  pwaltik

long-jawed squirrelfish  
fish sp., long-jawed squirrelfish, Sargocentron spiniferum, normally found on fringing reefs, patch reefs, barrier reef, and in lagoons.  sara sike weitahta

long-legged  
long-legged.  dangerei
long-legged; of a tree, having a long trunk.  rekile

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

look  
said of one who is fond of looking at men.  pekekilenwol
said of one who is fond of looking at women.  pekekilenli
to glance, to glimpse, to take a quick look.  elielpailong
to glance, to glimpse, to take a quick look.  kilengsemwen
to glare at, to look at.  keduwara
to glimpse at, to glance at, to take a quick look at.  elielpailonge
to glimpse at, to glance at, to take a quick look at.  kilengsemwene
to go look for someone or something whose presence is expected.  sehng
to look.  nger-
to look (in the direction of).  eliel₂
to look (in the direction of).  aliel
to look askance at, to glance at, to look out of the corner of one's eye at.  ikintenge
to look askance at, to glance at, to look out of the corner of one's eye at.  kadahrlangih
to look askance at, to glance at, to look out of the corner of one's eye at.  kadahrlenge
to look askance, to glance, to look out of the corner of one's eye.  ikintangih
to look askance, to glance, to look out of the corner of one's eye.  kadahrleng
to look at steadfastly.  komolehdi
to look at with bad intention.  ngarsuwedih
to look for lice.  pakid
to look for wild mountain yams.  kapahr
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
to look out of the corner of one's eye.  deingihng
to look out of the corner of one's eye.  ikinteng
to look out of the corner of one's eye at someone.  deingihnge
to look up.  mahlengda
to look up.  sarada₁
to look up toward something.  langih
to look upward.  kilengda
to look upward.  mahlinda
to look with begging eyes at someone who is eating.  kepinwereu
to search for, to look for, to hunt for.  pahnlangih
to search for, to look for, to hunt for.  rapahki
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
to watch out for, to look out for, to observe, to spy on.  mwasahn
to watch, to look.  ngar

look out  
excuse me, look out.  kalei
excuse me, look out.  kalekei

looking good  
looking good, elegant; appropriate.  pa₄

loop  
to loop a cord around one's ankles for climbing trees, to climb with a cord around one's ankles.  liapih
to loop a cord around one's ankles for climbing trees, to climb with a cord around one's ankles.  liepih

loose  
loose fitting.  pwull₁
loose, as of a knot or lashing.  mweir
loose, as of a knot or lashing.  mwer₁
loose, slack; ineffective.  demwil

loosen  
to loosen, to dismantle.  kamwerehda
to open or untie, as a bag; to loosen.  lapwa
to open or untie, as a bag; to loosen.  lawad

Lord  
Lord.  Kaun
lord, chief of the highest order.  Mwohnsapw
lord, ruler; an independent form of the word sau- that occurs, for example, in Saudeleur.  Sahu

lose  
careless with physical possessions, likely to lose or misplace belongings.  peidlakid
to lose.  luhs
to lose.  pehrdi
to lose faith or trust in someone, to experience regret.  sarakawe
to lose interest in life after losing one's land or after one's property is ruined.  litinsapw
to lose one's composure; to have a bedsore.  patehla
to lose one's initiative to act.  mwoahtoaht
to lose one's will to succeed, to lose all hope.  mwoarosala
to lose, in the card game pilein epwiki.  pwoht₃
to miss an event or opportunity; to fail at something; to lose one's footing.  katiasang
to swoon, to lose consciousness from being overjoyed.  paiohla

lost  
to be adrift or lost at sea.  peila
to be lost, of objects; to fail to complete a competitive activity.  pwupwila

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

lotion  
coconut oil for use as a skin lotion.  lehn kei
oil, lotion, ointment.  keii

lottery  
election, raffle, lottery, vote.  usuhs

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

Louisiana  
Louisiana.  Luihsiana

louse  
louse, flea.  likarak
louse, flea.  lingkarak
nit, the egg of a louse.  dihl₂

louver  
louver.  luhpes

love  
a kind of magic, employed to romantically attract another; a love potion or charm.  mesehl
love, affection, romance, devotion.  limpoak
love, affection, romance, devotion.  nantehlap
love, affection, romance, devotion.  ninsehlap
love, affection, romance, devotion.  nintehleng
love; affection.  poakepoak
sweetheart, first love, either chronologically or in rank.  mwohn limpoak
to be in love with each other.  poakpene
to be in love, to be romantic.  limpoak
to be in love, to be romantic.  nantehlap
to be in love, to be romantic.  ninsehlap
to be in love, to be romantic.  nintehleng
to be in love; to be in a close₂ relationship.  poak
to become fond of someone; to fall in love with.  loalehla
to become fond of someone; to fall in love with.  mwahukihda
to become fond of someone; to fall in love with.  poakepoakehla
to cherish; to be infatuated with, to be in love with.  pwerkihla
to like or love, to consider good, to desire sexually; to agree, to like, to prefer.  mwahuki
to love.  loalloale
to love.  pwopwotih
to love, be in love with.  poakehng
to love, to cherish, to have an emotional attachment to, to sympathize with.  poakepoake

lovely  
beautiful, lovely.  moakoamoak en iopw
young and beautiful, as of a girl in her prime; lovely.  kutohr en limwedi

lover  
primary spouse or lover.  kamwohd

loving  
affectionate, loving.  poak
kind, loving, romantic, generous, affectionate, devoted.  limpoak
kind, loving, romantic, generous, affectionate, devoted.  nantehlap
kind, loving, romantic, generous, affectionate, devoted.  ninsehlap
kind, loving, romantic, generous, affectionate, devoted.  nintehleng

low  
dry, of something that commonly has a moisture content, i.e., wood, one's throat, dirt, but not clothing or dishes; low, of the tide when the bottom is exposed.  ngalangal
extremely low, of the tide, when the reef is exposed.  moar
humble, low.  pimpap
low, respectful, humble.  karakarahk
lower side, leeward side; sometimes used to refer to the location of the southern atolls in Pohnpei State.  palipah
to be low, of the tide.  ngalangalidi
worn low on one's hips, as of trousers.  kirakahu

lower  
below, under (him, her, or it), lower; when used in place names, pah is west of powe.  pah₁
bottom, lower part, referring to the inside of an object.  nankapi
downwind, lower.  pahnangi
to be lower than, to be younger or smaller than.  peidihsang
to lower a sail.  lil
to lower, to decrease.  kaidi
to lower, to decrease.  kaiedi

loyal  
faithful, persevering, single-minded, diligent; loyal.  loaloapwoat
faithful, persevering, single-minded, diligent; loyal.  peirek
loyal.  dehkek

loyalty  
faithfulness, perseverance, single-mindedness, loyalty.  loaloapwoat
faithfulness, perseverance, single-mindedness, loyalty.  peirek

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lubricant  
lubricant.  mehn kamoatoar

lubricate  
to be oiled or lubricated.  koamoatoar
to oil or lubricate.  kamoatoare
to oil or lubricate.  koamoatoare

luck  
bad luck in the form of illness or misfortune brought upon one as a consequence of being popular or famous.  engin ewen aramas
luck, good fortune.  paiiamwahu
to have better luck.  pwuak

luckily  
luckily, fortunately.  paiente

lucky  
lucky.  laki
lucky; skillful, as of a batter in baseball.  adaru
supple, limber; easily persuaded; lucky.  materek
to be lucky.  pwedila
to be lucky, to be fortunate, of one normally unlucky or of no consequence; to be lucky at the expense of someone else's misfortune.  tel
to be lucky, to be fortunate, of one normally unlucky or of no consequence; to be lucky at the expense of someone else's misfortune.  tel

Ludwigia hyssopifolia  
plant sp., Ludwigia hyssopifolia.  delahrik

luff  
to flap in the wind; of a sail, to luff or flap as a consequence of being set too close to the wind.  ipihpirek

Luffa cylindrica  
vine sp., Luffa cylindrica.  sellap

Luhk  
Luhk, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).  Luk

lullaby  
lullaby, a song to comfort a child.  koulin kemweit seri

lumber  
lumber.  tuhkehn wieihmw
tree, plant, lumber, wood.  tuhke

Lumnitzera littorea  
mangrove sp., Lumnitzera littorea, having hard wood, used for poles.  weingal

lumpy  
lumpy, grainy.  warahr

lunar  
first night of the lunar cycle (traditional Pohnpeian calendar).  aunen rot
fourth night after a new moon; thirteenth night of the lunar cycle when tracking the delayed lunar rising.  mas epeng₁
seventh night of the monthi; seventeenth night of the lunar cycle (traditional Pohnpeian calendar).  mas eis

lunar cycle  
eighth night after the new moon, eighteenth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  mas ewel
fifth night after the new moon; fifteenth night of the lunar cycle (Pohnpeian traditional calendar).  mas alem
full moon; fourteenth night after the new moon, twenty-fourth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  maram mat
new moon, tenth night of the lunar cycle.  maram pwul
ninth night after the new moon, nineteenth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  mas adu
second night after the full moon, twenty-sixth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  roten pahnwel
tenth night after the new moon, ninteenth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  mas kadongoul
the third night after the full moon (literally the second night, but actually the third), twenty-seventh night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle when tracking a delayed lunar rising.  arehn rot

lunch  
lunch.  kasouwas
lunch.  mwengehn souwas

lung  
lung.  ngolungol

lure  
bait, lure.  pahn₂
to entice, to tempt; to lure, to seduce.  popohnwangingih

lush  
lush, as of foliage; thick, as a coat of hair.  losolos

lust  
desire, wish, will, urge, longing, lust, passion.  ineng₁

lusty  
excessively lusty.  sengeurahra
joyous, lusty.  pwut
lusty.  mweseu
lusty.  sengeu
lusty, craving something.  kainihneng
lusty, said of a woman.  mwolung
lusty, said of woman.  mwoalung
obnoxious, disgusting, irritating; lusty.  limwesou

Lutjanus argentimaculatus  
fish sp., river snapper, Lutjanus argentimaculatus.  asimel

Lutjanus bohar  
fish sp., red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  kihr en eiwel
fish sp., red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  kihr₂

Lutjanus fulviflamma  
fish sp., snapper, Lutjanus fulviflamma, normally found on a fringing reef.  likommwei

Lutjanus fulvus  
fish sp., flametail snapper, Lutjanus fulvus.  ikem

Lutjanus gibbus  
fish sp., humpback snapper, Lutjanus gibbus.  pwahlahl

Lutjanus kasmira  
fish sp., snapper, Lutjanus kasmira.  tehnseu

Lutjanus monostigmus  
fish sp., onespot snapper, Lutjanus monostigmus.  pwehu₁

Lutjanus rivulatus  
fish sp., scribbled snapper, a variety of Lutjanus rivulatus.  ikem asimel
fish sp., scribbled snapper, a variety of Lutjanus rivulatus.  kihrsal

Lutjanus semicinctus  
fish sp., half-barred snapper, Lutjanus semicinctus.  inahme

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Lycopodiella cernua  
fern spp., Huperzia phlegmaria, Huperzia phyllantha, or Lycopodiella cernua.  limpar₂
fern spp., Selaginella kanehirae or Lycopodiella cernua.  kidienmall

lying  
lying, untruthful.  aulikamw
lying, untruthful.  oatilikamw
lying, untruthful; talkative.  pitiniau

lymphatic filariasis  
lymphatic filariasis, elephantiasis; enlarged testicles.  liengimat

lyre  
lyre.  lair

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