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Updated: 7/8/2018       

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oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

oarlock  
rowlock, oarlock.  rohlak

oath  
to take an oath.  kahula

oatmeal  
oatmeal.  oudmihl

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

Obadiah  
Obadiah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Opadaia

obedience  
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

obedient  
docile, obedient; pliable, easily bent; flexible.  matowato
obedient, respectful, willing.  peik₂

obese  
fat, stout, obese.  mworourou

obey  
to follow, as a trail or path, to go after, to pursue, to obey.  idawehn
to fulfill; to obey the law; to cause to succeed.  kapwaiada
to obey, to honor.  katempa
to obey, to submit to; to approve, to confirm.  okehng

object  
a piece; an object.  mwodol
a piece; object.  mwudul
yam that develops on the vine, not edible; small thing or object.  mwehmwe₁

objective  
an instructional objective.  wahn kasukuhl tik

obligated  
obligated.  ngoang

obligation  
an assigned responsibility, obligation, or duty.  koapwukoa
duty, obligation.  ourior
responsibility, obligation, duty.  pwukoa

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

oblivious  
oblivious.  salongala

obnoxious  
obnoxious, discomforting.  was₁
obnoxious, disgusting, irritating; lusty.  limwesou
unlikable, obnoxious, despicable.  kadongodong

oboe  
oboe.  ohpo

obscure  
cloudy, blurred, fogged up, smoky; obscure, unclear.  edied
to obscure one's vision or thinking.  karotong
to obscure, to cause to become vague; to mislead.  kasalonge

observe  
to celebrate; to observe a holiday; to dedicate; to bless, to consecrate, to sanctify.  kasarawi₁
to observe, to watch, to behold.  udiahl
to observe, to watch, to view.  kairong
to peep; to observe from a hidden position.  rukih
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 sit in on, as a meeting; to observe.  mwohdehng
to watch out for, to look out for, to observe, to spy on.  mwasahn
to watch, to behold, to observe, to contemplate.  peudiahl
to witness, to observe or to hear something with certainty, to testify.  kadehde

obstacle  
obstacle.  karrompw
obstacle.  koarrompw
obstacle, hindrance.  karompw
obstacle, hindrance.  koarompw
obstacle, obstruction, interference.  kerempw

obstacle race  
an obstacle race.  songaipwisi

obstruct  
to hinder, to obstruct, to impede.  tiesemwe
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
to obstruct.  ulungedi

obstruction  
obstacle, obstruction, interference.  kerempw

obvious  
clear, evident, obvious.  sansal
clear, evident, obvious; well-known.  dehde
difficult to locate or understand; hidden, concealed; vague, not obvious.  rir

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

occult  
to be hidden, concealed, secret, occult.  ekiek

occupant  
a phrase used to refer to the occupants of the first Western ships to reach Pohnpei from Europe and America.  enihn pohnmadau
occupant of a canoe.  mein

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

occupy  
to occupy available space.  koaiton
to sit, to attend, to occupy the place of authority in a nahs; to sit on a throne.  mwohdang
to sit, to occupy the place of authority in a nahs; to sit on a throne.  mwoalehdi

occur  
to occur, to happen; to have sexual intercourse.  wiawi

occurrence  
a chance occurrence.  depweila
occurrence, time.  pak₁

ocean  
a condition or structure in the ocean such that makes it difficult to traverse, such as that caused by the fringing reef in southern Madolenihmw.  lepinsedo
a rough area in the ocean caused by converging currents.  poangot
lagoon, ocean, sea.  nansed
ocean, beyond the reef.  madau₁
ocean, sea.  sehd
ocean, sea, as the Pacific Ocean, or the Philippine Sea.  lepinsed
open ocean, the ocean beyond the reef.  nanmadau

ocean spirit  
ocean spirit, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nansed

Ocimum tenuiflorum  
plant sp., Thai basil, also called holy basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum, the leaves of which are used as a spice.  kadireng
plant sp., Thai basil, also called holy basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum, the leaves of which are used as a spice.  kadiring₂

October  
October.  Oakotope

octopus  
a large octopus-like creature, said to live in the mouth of rivers, possibly mythical.  lupwoluwo
octopus, Octopus acellatus.  kihs
the octopus that led Sapwikini to the reef upon which he and his party later built Pohnpei.  Lidakihka
to fish for octopus.  seikihs

Octopus acellatus  
octopus, Octopus acellatus.  kihs

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

odd  
abnormal, deformed, odd.  pakalong

odor  
a familiar name for addressing a little girl; odor bearer.  lipwohpwo
any substance with a fragrant odor that is added to coconut oil to give it a pleasant smell.  tehte₁
smell, odor, aroma, scent.  pwoh
to add a substance with a fragrant odor to coconut oil to give it a pleasant smell.  tehteh
to emit an odor.  lelle
to emit an odor, to give out a smell.  lel₅
underarm odor.  dawang

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

of  
of.  en₁
of; This suffix is written together with the preceding word if that word is one syllable long or ends in a vowel; otherwise, it is written as the separate word en.  -n₁

offend  
to offend.  kahngiangih

offense  
to commit a serious offense.  wiedip

offensive  
grating or unpleasant, of the voice; employing an offensive tone of voice.  ngilawas

offer  
the offer of a life as a payment or recompense for something.  mpen mour
to offer a drinking coconut to someone before tasting it.  pwurepwur en eni
to offer a life as a payment or recompense for something.  mpen mourki
to offer as a first fruit.  mwowe₂
to offer kava to someone.  sekewe
to sacrifice, to offer breadfruit as a contribution.  kisinmei
to sacrifice, to offer something as a contribution.  meiroang

offering  
offering to a spirit.  pasung
sacrifice, offering, contribution.  kisinmei
sacrifice, offering, contribution.  meiroang

office  
office, government.  ohpis

officer  
officer.  opsihr

official  
power rooted in spiritual or magical sources, magical, mysterious, spiritual; official; sovereign, authority.  manaman
to be made official, to be authorized, to be given official approval, to be empowered.  kamanaman
to make official, to authorize, to give official approval to, to empower.  kamana

offspring  
the offspring of sisters who live in the same community.  delin pahle
descendant, offspring.  kasodoke
descendant, offspring, lineage, of humans.  kadaudok
descendant, offspring, typically of animals.  keperepere
fruit, flower; offspring; result.  wah
having many offspring, fertile.  nain
having more female than male offspring.  neili
offspring.  wahnedi
the offspring of a chiefly clan.  neineinioas
the offspring of a chiefly clan.  seri sohpeidi
the offspring of a woman who is pregnant at the time she marries a Nahnmwarki.  luskepe
to have offspring.  neinei

often  
often.  pwuak

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

Oh!  
Oh!; commonly used as an expression of approval.  ah₅

Ohio  
Ohio.  Oaio

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

oil  
any substance with a fragrant odor that is added to coconut oil to give it a pleasant smell.  tehte₁
coconut oil.  keisoar
coconut oil.  marekeiso
coconut oil for annointing a canoe or a woman who has become engaged.  lehn kepwil
coconut oil for the hair.  lehn usoar
coconut oil for the hair.  lehn wisoar
coconut oil for use the skin.  lehn kei
coconut oil used for the skin of a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken and their spouses.  lehnawahu
oil.  oail
oil, for cooking or as a lotion; perfume.  leh₁
oil, lotion, ointment.  keii
oil, perfume; pond; deep pocket of water in the reef.  kisin leh
to add a substance with a fragrant odor to coconut oil to give it a pleasant smell.  tehteh
to apply coconut oil to one's hair.  mahsies
to be oiled or lubricated.  koamoatoar
to be oiled, to be shiny with oil.  keimwoale
to oil or lubricate.  kamoatoare
to oil or lubricate.  koamoatoare

oily  
oily, greasy.  moatoar₁
shiny; oily.  mwoalehle

oink  
the oinking or grunting sound of a pig.  ngopwungopw
to oink, to grunt, of a pig.  ngopw

ointment  
oil, lotion, ointment.  keii

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

okay  
okay.  okei

Oklahoma  
Oklahoma.  Oklaohma

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

old  
moldy or old tasting.  sensen
big, old.  laud
dull or old-looking, of inanimate objects.  moarungurung
old, aged; ripe.  likeilap
old, aged; ripe.  mah
old, of inanimate objects.  mering
old, of things; worn out.  tok₂
old, worn out.  marongorong
old; awkward; peculiar; outgoing, forward, of women.  limedek
old; dirty.  tokpaur
war, particularly the second world war; dispute; very old.  daidowa

Old Testament  
Old Testament.  Kadehde Mering

olive  
olive.  olip

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

Omega  
Omega.  Omeka

omen  
omen of death.  kihlenuwo
omen, warning.  dahda
to perform some action or to say something that is interpreted as an omen of death.  kihlenuwo

omlet  
omlet.  omled

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

on  
above, upon, upper, on (him, her, or it); when used in place names, powe is east of pah.  powe
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

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

one  
one.  aka₂
one.  akap
one.  apa
one.  apak
one.  apali
one.  apar
one.  ara₂
one.  edip
one.  ehl₂
one.  ekin
one.  ekis
one.  emen
one.  emwodol
one.  epei
one.  epit
one.  epwidik
one.  esel
one.  esou
one.  ete
one.  ewel₁
one.  oapoar
one.  oapwoat
one.  odun
one.  omwut
one.  opwong₁
one.  opwuloi
one.  osop
one.  osu
one.  otumw
one.  oumw
one by one, each and every, individually.  emen emen
one of, thing of.  mehn₁
one; also used in relative and finite clauses.  me₂
one; half, of objects divided horizontally or by their width.  elep
one; name of the final rhythm used when pounding kava, in Madolenihmw and U.  ehu
one; this numeral and others in this series are part of a general counting system used to enumerate things in the sense of counting them off.  ehd₁
one; used for counting hands of bananas.  ih₃

one billion  
one billion.  lik₁

one hundred  
one hundred.  epwiki

one hundred thousand  
one hundred thousand.  lopw₁

one million  
one million.  rar₂

one thousand  
one thousand.  kid

one-eyed  
one-eyed, squint eyed.  maspali

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

onion  
green onion, Allium fistulosum.  nengi
green onion, Allium fistulosum.  ningi
onion, Allium cepa.  anien

only  
just₁, only; still (when suffixed to reduplicated verbs).  -te
only.  ihte
only, exclusively.  tohr₁

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

open  
to be opened or closed, of anything hinged or attached, as a door, window, etc.  rit-
to be open, as of a business.  langalang
to be open, of the eyes.  pehd₂
to be opened or untied, as of a bag.  lawadek
to be tied to something overhead; to be opened.  langada
to open one's eyes.  duwarpeseng
to open (someone's or something's) mouth.  kasarapeseng
to open a preserved breadfruit pit for the purpose of removing the contents.  saramar
to open for the purpose of a search.  warang
to open one's eyes.  koulangpeseng
to open one's eyes.  pehdpeseng
to open one's mouth.  dauwaspeseng
to open one's mouth.  sara₁
to open one's mouth.  sarapeseng
to open or close₁ anything hinged or attached, as a door or window.  riting
to open or untie, as a bag; to loosen.  lapwa
to open or untie, as a bag; to loosen.  lawad
to open the top of a drinking coconut.  pwuremas
to tie to something overhead; to open, as in opening an entrance.  langahda

opener  
bottle opener.  mehn ohpen

opening  
opening.  wehwe₂
slit, crack, small opening, empty space, outer space, air space.  nanwehwe

operate  
to be slit, to be cut open; to be operated on; to be divided.  pwal
to operate a vehicle or a machine.  tangahki
to send one on an errand; to operate a machine; to supervise an activity or business.  katanga
to slit, to cut open; to operate on; to divide; to shatter, as glass.  pwalang₁

operation  
incision; medical operation, on the legs or arms.  lek
surgery; medical operation, in which the body cavity is entered.  pwal

Ophiocara porocephala  
fish sp., mangrove swamp fish, Ophiocara porocephala.  sopwou

Ophioglossum pendulum  
fern sp., Ophioglossum pendulum.  sohte tihnsowe
fern sp., Ophioglossum pendulum.  tehnlikinsapw

opinion  
thought, idea, opinion; common sense; religious belief; will₁.  lamalam

Oplismenus hirtellus  
grass spp., Cyrtococcum accrescens or Oplismenus hirtellus.  rehmaikol

opponent  
member of a matched pair; peer; counterpart, opponent.  pelie

oppose  
to oppose, to disagree with; to go against.  uhweng
to oppose, to resist.  kaundenkomwe
to oppose, to resist (someone or an idea).  kaundenkomw

opposite  
a negative prefix meaning not in the sense of 'the opposite of'.  sou-₂
fifty-fifty, half to each; opposite ends.  elep elep

opposition  
from, in opposition to; sang occurs as a separate word before locative or temporal phrases.  -sang
opposition, resistance.  kaundenkomw
to be in opposition with a family member.  kehndou pwehl

oppression  
oppression.  kahnaudek
oppression.  kehnaudek

oppressive  
oppressive.  limeidihd
oppressive, given to bending others to one's will.  kakos

option  
option.  kamengei₂

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

or  
or.  de₁

oral sex  
said of a male who is careless about what he eats; desiring and performing oral sex.  limwengehnge
said of a male who is careless about what he eats; desiring and performing oral sex.  limwengemwenge
said of someone who desires and performs oral sex.  likangkang mesuwed
to eat something accidentally; to engage in oral sex with.  kangada,

orange  
mandarin orange Citrus sinensis, tangerine Citrus tangerina.  manterihn
orange (the fruit) Citrus sinensis and bitter orange, Citrus aurantium.  orens
orange (the fruit) Citrus sinensis and bitter orange, Citrus aurantium.  orens

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

orangespine unicornfish  
fish sp., orangespine unicornfish, Naso lituratus.  pwulangking

orchid  
orchid (generic).  orked

orchid sp.  
orchid sp.  lamwahk en wai
orchid sp. Pseuderia micronesica, used medicinally.  kelekel
orchid sp., Galeola ponapensis or Pseudovanilla ponapensis.  lamwahk
orchid sp., Taeniophyllum marianense.  patehn kewelik
orchid sp., Taeniophyllum marianense.  patehn nehn kewelik
orchid sp., wild, with small leaves.  kelekel pein
orchid sp., wild, with wide leaves.  kelekel mwahn

order  
aligned, arranged, settled, ordered.  soan
announcement, declaration, proclamation, executive order, all done in written form.  mehn kalohk
homeland, the place one considers home; order, disposition; proper place.  soane
order, shipment.  oaht₂
to be lined up, to be put in order.  irekila
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 command, to order.  ruwes
to list, to rank, to order in succession, from last to first, or from bottom to top.  irekida
to order.  oaht
to order.  oahte
to order.  suhmwong
to order; to enjoin.  kehkehlingki
to scramble, to put out of order.  kied

Oregon  
Oregon.  Orekon

organ  
organ, the musical instrument.  keseng tiati

organization  
organization, structure, rule, plan, agreement; judgement, pronouncement, decision.  koasoandi

organize  
to be organized, to be structured; to be settled, to be decided, to be agreed upon.  koasoandi
to organize, to structure; to settle, to decide.  koasoane

organizer  
the organizer of traditional events and activities related to the kousapw, the counterpart to the Nahnken at the kousapw level.  kirou

orgasm  
orgasm.  nehu₂

oriental sweetlips  
fish spp., goldman's sweetlips, Plectorhynchus goldmani, harlequin sweetlips, Plectorhynchus chaetodontoides, giant sweetlips, Plectorhinchus obscurus, oriental sweetlips, Plectorhinchus orentalis, spotted sweetlips, Plectorhinchus picus.  kehng
fish spp., goldman's sweetlips, Plectorhynchus goldmani, harlequin sweetlips, Plectorhynchus chaetodontoides, giant sweetlips, Plectorhinchus obscurus, oriental sweetlips, Plectorhinchus orentalis, spotted sweetlips, Plectorhinchus picus.  mweimwei₂

orifice  
hole, cave, orifice.  duwi
hole, cave, orifice.  pwoahr

origin  
source, origin, or parent of a surculose, a plant that produces suckers (root sprouts); ancestor.  inosada

original  
original; main part.  kahlap

originate  
to come from; to originate from, of a person.  pwilisang

ornament  
a traditional ornament or pendant for a man's chest.  likpwake
coconut meat with turmeric, a traditional body ornament.  kourahpw
decoration, ornament, new outfit of clothing; festive attire; flower, used generically; garland.  kapwat
ring₁, ornament, fastened to the prepuce or an earlobe.  dokentei
to decorate or ornament.  kapwat
to ornament; to groom.  kaipwarak
to ornament; to groom.  kaipwarakih
to ornament; to groom.  kaipwerek
to ornament; to groom.  kaipwerekih

ornamental  
fern sp., bird's nest fern, Asplenium nidus, used for decorating yams and kava; decoration, ornamental design or pattern.  tehnlik

ornamented  
ornamented, outfitted in new clothing.  kapwatapwat
ornamented; well groomed, neat, stylish.  ipwerek

ornate snapper  
fish sp., ornate snapper, also called blueline gindai, Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus.  mesarar

orphaned  
orphaned.  sopwoupwou

orthography  
orthography, spelling system.  koasoandi en nting

Orthosiphon stamineus  
bush sp., Orthosiphon stamineus.  elisenket

Oryza sativa  
rice, Oryza sativa.  rais

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

Ostracion cubicus  
fish sp., cube trunkfish, Ostracion cubicus.  kohpwa₁

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

other  
other; functions like an ordinal numeral.  tei₁
thing; etcetera, and others.  ape₁

otherwise  
otherwise.  mahkete
otherwise.  mahnkinte

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

ouch  
ouch, an exclamation of pain.  ehk₂
ouch, an exclamation of pain.  ekke
ouch, an exclamation of pain.  esse

our  
our, dual.  ata
our, dual.  neita
our, exclusive.  nait
our, ours (exclusive).  aht₁
our, plural.  atail
our, plural.  neitail

out  
outside (him, her, or it).  liki
to be out of bounds, in a game; to be disqualified.  ommido
to be out of breath, to be unable to catch one's breath; to be shut off from a source of air.  mwopw
to be out, in baseball.  aud

outboard motor  
machine, engine, outboard motor.  misihn

outcome  
having a bad outcome.  imwilasuwed
having a good ending or outcome.  imwilamwahu
top, summit, end, outcome, extremity.  imwi

outdo  
to surpass, to outdo, to exceed.  kalikala

outer  
outer side, outer surface.  masliki

outfit  
decoration, ornament, new outfit of clothing; festive attire; flower, used generically; garland.  kapwat

outgoing  
forward, uninhibited, outgoing.  limedramin
old; awkward; peculiar; outgoing, forward, of women.  limedek
outgoing, friendly, knowing no stranger, usually said of children and pets.  liahn
talkative, outgoing.  medakahn

outhouse  
outhouse.  imwen kainen
outhouse.  imwen pek

outrigger  
outrigger of a canoe.  dahm
outrigger platform.  parap
outrigger side of a canoe.  damwir
outrigger side of a canoe.  palihdam
outrigger support, extending from the side of the hull to the end of the outrigger.  apis
the pair of outrigger supports of a canoe that run from the two ends of the hull to the central supports.  dokawar
the side of the canoe opposite the outrigger.  palikasa
the tip of the outrigger (either end).  lipwarkid
the two central outrigger supports of a canoe that go from the hull to the outrigger.  kehnti
to have something stuck between the hull and the outrigger of a canoe.  koapwuroaloat
to sail with the outrigger lifted from the water.  neidam
upright sticks that are inserted into an outrigger to secure it.  ketiuk

outside  
outside (him, her, or it).  liki

outwards  
outwards.  -iei

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

oval  
oval.  lipeiahk
oval.  peiahk

oven  
a traditional Pohnpeian oven made of loose stones that are heated and placed on the ground around the food to be baked; to bring an uhmw means to bring a set of contributions to a kamadipw that includes one pig, one yam attached to a pole or one bundle of breadfruit, and one kava.  uhmw
of a traditional earth oven (uhmw), to be at the stage where the food has been placed in it and has been covered with leaves.  mpwel₂

overalls  
bib overalls.  rausis preisis

overcast  
calm and overcast, use in decribing weather.  pahmol
calm and overcast, with no rain, used in describing the weather.  mahliok

overcome  
to be conquered, captured, overcome.  lohdi
to conquer; to overcome, to overwhelm.  kalowehdi
to conquer; to overcome, to overwhelm.  powehdi

overcook  
to burn, to overcook, to toast.  karongahla
to burn, to overcook, to toast.  karongehla

overcrowded  
overcrowded, filled; plentiful.  dir

overgrown  
densely vegetated, overgrown with vegetation.  pidirin
to become overgrown.  sok₂

overhear  
to overhear people talking.  salengehda

overjoyed  
delighted, overjoyed; proud.  pohl

overlook  
to forgive; to overlook, to excuse.  ledeulapih
to forgive; to overlook, to excuse.  ledeulepe
to forgive; to overlook, to excuse.  ledeulepih

overripe  
of breadfruit, ripe, soft, and sweet when cooked; overripe, rotten, spoiled, decayed.  mat₁
of breadfruit, rotten or overripe.  semwak
of breadfruit, rotten or overripe.  semwek
overripe, of tuberous plants.  tot
to become rotten or overripe, said of breadfruit.  semwekla

overrun  
overrun with animate beings, including people, flies, mosquitoes, dogs, cats, etc.  menimen

overtake  
to catch up to, to chase down, to overtake.  pwakihdi
to go beyond, to exceed, to surpass, to overtake.  sipele

overtime  
overtime.  ohperdaim

overtired  
overtired, as of a muscle.  dau

overture  
flirtation, sexual overture.  poulang
flirtation, sexual overture.  pwengipweng
to make a sexual overture to, to flirt with.  poulangih
to make a sexual overture, to flirt with.  pwangih

overuse  
to overuse land suitable for yam cultivation.  kalangk sahpw

overwhelm  
to be overwhelmed.  kakihruhkala
to conquer; to overcome, to overwhelm.  kalowehdi
to conquer; to overcome, to overwhelm.  powehdi

oa    ob    oc    od    of    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    op    or    os    ot    ou    ov    ow    oy       -top-  

owl  
bird sp., short eared owl, Asio flammeus ponapensis.  likoht
bird sp., short eared owl, Asio flammeus ponapensis.  tehiap

own  
to own a vehicle.  warawar₂
to own land; to homestead; to cultivate land.  sapwasapw
to own one or many houses.  imwaimw
to own, of land.  sapweniki
to own, to have, used with nouns occurring with the classifier ah.  ahneki
to own, to have, used with nouns occurring with the classifier nah.  nainiki

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Oyena mojarra  
fish sp., Oyena mojarra, Gerres oyena.  mwomwinleng₂

oyster  
oyster.  lingkiri
oyster.  pelekenna
oyster.  pwai

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