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Sabbath  
Sunday, Sabbath.  Rahn en Sapwad

Saccharum officinarum  
an entire sugar cane plant (Saccharum officinarum), dug up in preparation for a feast.  inentep
sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum.  sehu

Saccharum spontaneum  
reed sp., Saccharum spontaneum or Phragmites karka, used as a building material and for medicinal purposes; used for house walls, roofing materials, and in building coconut driers.  ahlek

sack  
bag, sack.  ehd₂
empty bag or sack.  tehnehd

sacrament  
sacrament.  sakramendo

sacred  
anything peculiarly sacred.  likamisik
sacred land; a phrase often used by Pohnpeians to describe their island.  sahpw sarawi
sacred place, altar, throne; sleeping place, sitting place.  marekileng
sacred, holy.  sarawi₁
sitting place, sacred place, altar, throne; sleeping place.  mwoahl₁

sacred book  
sacred book, holy book, Bible.  pwuhk sarawi

sacrifice  
sacrifice, offering, contribution.  kisinmei
sacrifice, offering, contribution.  meiroang
to sacrifice for the good of others, to work without pay, to volunteer.  tohnmetei
to sacrifice, to offer breadfruit as a contribution.  kisinmei
to sacrifice, to offer something as a contribution.  meiroang

sacristy  
sacristy, a room in a church where a priest prepares for a service and where vestments and other things used in worshop are kept.  sakrisidia

sad  
sorrowful, sad, grieving, mourning.  eimwelu
sorrowful, sad, grieving, mourning.  eimwoalu
sorrowful, sad, grieving, mourning.  pahtou₁
heavy, weighty; sluggish; melancholy, sad.  toutou₁
sad, sorry, distressed.  nsensuwed
sad, sorry, distressed.  selikihr
to be sad, to be depressed.  soumwahu en nsensuwed
ugly; sad-looking.  massuwed

sadden  
to sadden; to discourage, to disappoint.  kansensuwedih

saddening  
emotionally moving, pitiful, saddening.  kempoake
emotionally moving, pitiful, saddening.  kompoake
mournful, saddening.  kedepwidepw
saddening.  kapahtou

saddleback grouper  
fish sp., giant coral trout, Plectropomus areolatus, or saddleback grouper, Plectropomus laevis.  ewen sawi

sadness  
sadness, depression.  soumwahu en nsensuwed
sadness, sorrow, distress.  nsensuwed
sadness, sorrow, distress.  selikihr
sorrow, sadness, grief.  eimwelu
sorrow, sadness, grief.  eimwoalu
sorrow, sadness, grief.  pahtou₁

safe  
food cabinet, safe.  sehp₁
food cabinet, safe.  seip
safe, cash box.  kingko
to be safe, in baseball.  sehp₂
to put something in a safe place, to hide₁.  ekihla

safeguard  
to wear a belt; to safeguard.  kateng

safety  
belt; protection, safety.  kateng
justice, safety, security.  sihr₂

safety pin  
pin, tack, bobbypin, safety pin.  pihn

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

sail  
a sail.  serek
to lower a sail.  lil
to sail.  serek
to sail with the outrigger lifted from the water.  neidam

sailfish  
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

sailor  
sailor, seaman.  sehla

saint  
saint.  aramas sarawi

Saipan  
Saipan.  Seipahn

salad  
potato salad.  pedehde salad
salad.  salad

saliva  
saliva.  pilen dawas
saliva.  pilen douwas
saliva.  pilen ewe

salt  
salt.  soahl
salt of the earth.  soahlpen sampah
to add salt to.  soahle
to salt down, to preserve food by adding quantities of salt.  soahlehdi

salt water  
salt water.  rensed

salted fish  
salted fish.  mwomwsahl

salvage  
to rescue, to free an animal or a person, to allow to escape; to salvage.  kapit₃

same  
to be equal; to be the same as.  ras₁
to be the same.  duwepenehte
to be the same as, to be identical to.  duwehte
to become the same as.  duwehla

sampan  
fishing boat, sampan.  sampang

sample  
sample, illustration.  kasalepe

Samuel  
Samuel, two books in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament), 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel.  Samuel

sanctify  
to celebrate; to observe a holiday; to dedicate; to bless, to consecrate, to sanctify.  kasarawi₁

sanctuary  
sanctuary.  santuari

sand  
grains of sand present in the bottom of a canoe.  lienpileng
sand.  pihk
to gather sand.  deupik

sandalwood  
tree sp., red sandalwood, Adenanthera pavovnina.  kaikes

sandbar  
sandbar; tiny object.  dierenpik

sanderling  
bird spp., any of a number of species of migratory shore birds, including the Pacific golden plover, Pluvialis fulva, the greater yellow legs, Tringa melanolevca, and possibly the sanderling, Crocethia alba.  kulu

sandpaper  
sandpaper.  sandepehpa

sandwich  
sandwich.  sanwit

sandy  
sandy.  pikapik₁

sanitary napkin  
diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin.  dereklap
diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin.  weiwei
diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin.  weiweiloal

Santa Claus  
Santa Claus.  Sandiklohs

sardine  
sardine.  saip

sash  
bellyband, sash.  arimaki
highly prized cloth made from breadfruit bark; an elaborate, beaded sash (a kind of dohr); loincloth.  lakiot

sass  
to talk back, to sass.  kapeilokaia

sassy  
sassy, impudent, saucy.  pwusirek

Satan  
Satan, devil.  Sehdan

sated  
to be sated, to have had it with something or someone.  lokala

satiated  
satiated, having had one’s fill of sex with men (of a woman).  mwelung
satiated, having had one’s fill of sex with men (said of a woman).  anginwol
satiated, having had one’s fill of sex with men (said of a woman).  enginwol
satiated, having had one's fill of sex with women (of a man).  enginli

satisfactory  
fitting well, of clothing; satisfactory; timely.  itamwahu

satisfied  
to be full after eating; to be satisfied; of animals, to come out of heat; to stop bearing fruit, as of a coconut tree.  lik₂
to be satisfied; to be full, after eating; to reach a climax.  id₄

saturated  
saturated with pomade or hair lotion.  sopw
to be saturated.  so

Saturday  
Saturday.  Nikaunop
Saturday.  Rahn Kaunop

saucy  
sassy, impudent, saucy.  pwusirek

sauna  
to workout (physical exercise), to engage in a labor intensive activity; to use a sauna.  kaker pwudou

sausage  
sausage.  soset
sausage, hot dog.  ulen kidi

save  
to defend, to save.  lengirihri
to save from harm; to separate fighters; to steal or seize food at a feast.  doare
to save, keep, store, put away.  nekidala
to save, to store.  kanekid

savings account  
savings account.  nahken sent
savings account.  seiping akaund

savior  
defender, lawyer; savior, redeemer.  soundaor
savior.  soundoar
savior.  sounkamour
savior.  sounkomour

saw  
American style saw, which cuts on the push.  reseres en wai
crosscut saw.  reseres en lop
hand saw.  reseres en peh
Japanese style saw, which cuts on the draw.  reseres en Sapahn
meat saw.  rasaras en uduk
meat saw.  reseres en uduk
ripping saw.  reseres en pwal
saw.  rasaras
to saw.  rasaras
to saw.  rese

sawdust  
sawdust.  dipen rasaras
sawdust.  diperen rasaras
small fragment of wood; sawdust.  diperen tuhke

say  
Say what?.  eda
to declare, either verbally or in writing; to state, to say.  ketihtihki
to improve; to settle a quarrel; to say good things about someone.  kamwahwih
to say.  paud₂
to say.  pwa₂
to say something under one's breath.  ingitingkihdi
to say something very fast; to rattle off sounds, as in one's sleep.  waderekerek
to say, to know.  patohwan
to say, to mention, to state.  idawarih
to say, to mention, to state.  koasoaia
to say, to mention, to state.  nda
to say, to report.  dene
to say, to see.  mahsanih
to say, to talk, to discuss.  pile₃

saying  
saying, proverb.  kahs₅
saying, proverb.  lepin kahs

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Scaevola taccada  
tree sp., Cynometra ramiflora or Scaevola taccada.  remek

scale₁  
to scale₁ or pluck.  kahwun
to scale₁ or pluck.  kahwuna
to scale₁ or pluck.  kederwun
to scale₁ or pluck.  kederwuna

scale₂  
scale₂, for measuring weight.  mehn paun
scale₂, for measuring weight.  palans

scalp  
scalp.  kilin moange
scalp.  kilinmoang

scandal  
scandal.  karasepe suwed
scandal, bad example.  engsuwed
scandal; bad example.  ahngsuwed

scapegoat  
to be falsely accused; to be a scapegoat.  kangidirawi

scar  
a large scar by the mouth caused by yaws.  auselpat
a scar by the mouth caused by yaws.  aupwet
castrated animal; a scar inflicted to demonstrate one's manhood.  lekelek
light colored scar.  pwet₁
noticeable scar.  selpat
scar.  mohn ohla
scar, trace, ruins.  mowe
scarred.  pat₂
scarred around the mouth by yaws.  aupwet
scarred at the corner of the mouth by yaws.  kepwilipwet
severely scarred around the mouth by yaws.  auselpat
to become a noticeable, of a scar.  selpatala
wound, scar.  selipat

scarce  
scarce; deficient.  menongen

scarcity  
season of scarcity, when yams and breadfruit are not bearing.  nanisol
yam season; scarcity, famine.  isol

scare  
to scare away, to frighten.  kalawahla
to scare off.  kalawahda
to scare someone by surprising him.  kapwuhr
to scare, to intimidate, to menace.  kamasak

scarecrow  
scarecrow.  keruwemen

Scaridae  
fish sp., yellow-tailed brown parrotfish, Cetoscarus bicolor; more generally Scaridae (parrot fishes); normally found in the lagoon and on patch reefs.  lawi

Scarus ghobban  
fish sp., blue-barred parrotfish, Scarus ghobban.  lidoin mahu

Scarus gibbus  
fish sp., steepheaded parrotfish, Scarus gibbus.  maulik

scary  
scary, triggering a fear of ghosts or of the dead.  kelemw

scavenge  
to scavenge, of people.  likidere

scavenger-like  
scavenger-like.  likidar

scene  
scene, as in a play; a stage setting.  sihn₁

scent  
smell, odor, aroma, scent.  pwoh

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

school₁  
crowd, fleet, school₁ of fish.  polo
school₁ of fish.  ririnmwomw
to roll; of fish, to school₁ during spawning season.  dahr

school₂  
school₂.  sukuhl
to attend school₂.  sukuhl

schoolhouse  
schoolhouse.  imwen sukuhl

schooner  
schooner.  sukuhna

scissors  
scissors.  siset

scold  
the act of scolding, deprecating, or censuring.  lupwoar
the act of scolding, deprecating, or censuring.  nahnioaralap
to scold.  rengede
to scold, to deprecate, to censure.  angiangih
to scold, to deprecate, to censure.  lupwoare
to scold, to deprecate, to censure.  nahnioarelepe
to scold, to reprimand.  kidahwe

Scomberoides lysan  
turtle sp., leatherback, Scomberoides lysan.  sarduwa

scoop  
clam shell used to grate coconut; scraper; a scoop made from pelikenna.  nan suwan
to scoop.  teuteu
to scoop food.  teuk
to scoop out; to eat with a spoon.  toutou₂
to scoop out; to eat with a utensil.  touk

scooter  
scooter, motor scooter, motorcycle.  skuhder
scooter, motorcycle.  odopai

scorch  
to burn, to scorch; to hurt another emotionally.  kamwasikahla

scorching  
scorching; hurting emotionally.  kamwasik

score  
grade; score.  deng₂

scorn  
disdain, scorn, contempt.  kesileng
to despise, to hold in contempt, to disdain, to scorn.  kamwamwahlih

scorpion  
scorpion.  eskorpion
scorpion.  ikimwang

scorpion fish  
fish sp., a kind of stonefish; scorpion fish.  nehu₁

scramble  
to scramble, to put out of order.  kied

scrape  
to be scraped.  kelupwulupw
to be scraped, as the meat out of a coconut.  koroiroi
to scrape.  kalapwur
to scrape the meat out of a coconut when making copra.  koamone
to scrape the surface of something.  kalupwur
to scrape the surface of something.  koalupwulupw
to scrape together and pick up a pile of something, such as dirt, kava, etc.  oare
to scrape together and pick up a pile of something, such as dirt, kava, etc.  oaroahr₁
to scrape together with the hands; to wipe a kava cup; to wipe the anus.  koahre₂
to scrape, as the meat out of a coconut.  korehd

scraper  
clam shell used to grate coconut; scraper; a scoop made from pelikenna.  nan suwan

scratch  
the act of scratching one's body.  kaliat
the act of scratching one's body.  kerupwud
to be scratching.  kerupwud
to root₁, while looking for something; to scratch, as of a chicken.  senser₁
to scratch with the fingernails; to claw.  rakih
to scratch with the fingernails; to claw.  rekirek
to scratch, as when itching.  kaliete
to scratch, as when itching.  karupwude
to scratch, in pool.  sukuras

scream  
shout, scream, howl, yell.  wehr
to shout at, to scream at, to howl at, to yell at, to holler at.  wering
to shout, to scream, to howl, to yell, to holler.  wer₂

screen  
screen.  ami
screen.  sukrihn
screen.  sukurihn
to be covered, to screened from view.  pere
to cover; to screen from view.  pereh₂

screw  
screw.  sukuru

screwdriver  
screwdriver.  skrudraipa

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

scrotum  
scrotum.  deunwusol
scrotum; baby boy.  usol
scrotum; baby boy.  wusol

scrutinize  
to be checked, to be scrutinized, to be reviewed, to be watched.  petehk
to scrutinize each other.  akmwasa

scrutiny  
scrutiny, between two individuals.  akmwasa

scum  
foam, scum.  pwudopwud₁

Scylla sirreda  
mangrove crab, Scylla sirreda, prized as a delicacy.  elimoang

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sea  
lagoon, ocean, sea.  nansed
ocean, sea.  sehd
ocean, sea, as the Pacific Ocean, or the Philippine Sea.  lepinsed

sea anemone  
sea anemone sp.  limwadong

sea creature  
a mythical sea creature hunted by Satokawai by order of the Saudeleur.  Mahlipwur

sea cucumber  
sea cucumber, Sticopus japonicus, found on lagoon slopes, eaten, a favored food in Asia.  loangon
sp. of sea cucumber.  kemed
sp. of sea cucumber.  koid
sp. of sea cucumber.  lumoarum
sp. of sea cucumber.  madep
sp. of sea cucumber.  penipen
sp. of sea cucumber.  werer
sp. of sea cucumber, tiger tail sea cucumber, Holothuria hilla, commonly found under rocks on reef flats.  lisop
sp. of sea cucumber, tiger tail sea cucumber, Holothuria hilla, commonly found under rocks on reef flats.  lisop
sp. of sea cucumber; burrows under ledges in overlying sand.  ihpw₂
sp. of small black sea cucumber.  kotop₂
to gather werer, a sp. of sea cucumber.  seiwerer

sea grass bed  
sea grass bed.  nampwel

sea level  
sea level.  iren sehd

sea urchin  
sea urchin.  lidik
small black sp. of sea urchin.  peipei₁

seagrass sp.  
seagrass sp., Enhalus acoroides.  oaloahdilap
seagrass sp., turtle grass, Thalassia hemprichii, found in shallow water; used for making rope and as a medicine for healing large wounds; the large seeds of this plant are considered a delicacy.  oaloahd

seal  
to be patched; to be blocked; to be sealed.  pinapin

seal₁  
to be patched; to be blocked; to be sealed.  pinapin
to patch; to block; to seal₁ a bottle or end of a tube.  pina

seal₂  
seal₂, the sea mammal.  sihl

seaman  
sailor, seaman.  sehla

search  
to open for the purpose of a search.  warang
to search.  repen₁
to search for, to look for, to hunt for.  pahnlangih
to search for, to look for, to hunt for.  rapahki

searchlight  
searchlight.  dangkaido

seashore  
seashore, beach, land near the ocean, landing place for canoes or boats.  sakar

seasick  
to be seasick.  mehn madau

seasickness  
seasickness.  mehn madau

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

seaside bean  
seaside bean, Vigna marina.  oangoahng₂
seaside bean, Vigna marina.  wahpaili

season  
beginning of the breadfruit season.  menpwukoadoak
breadfruit season, literally meaning 'responsibility for the things of the air'.  pwukemenleng
end of the breadfruit season.  menpwukoaloak
season of plenty, breadfruit season.  nanrek
season of scarcity, when yams and breadfruit are not bearing.  nanisol
the first of four minor breadfruit seasons (October to November), associated with the highest tides of the year; the highest tide of the year in Noveber.  edihsou
the last of four minor breadfruit seasons (late March to early April); trees with mature fruit at this time tend to indicate where the major harvest locations will be.  dilin₂
the last of four minor breadfruit seasons (late March to early April); trees with mature fruit at this time tend to indicate where the major harvest locations will be. Also indicates the time of ripening for the main rahk₁ season.  dilinrek
the main breadfruit season, a season of plenty, from April to August.  rekenleng
the main breadfruit season, a season of plenty, from April to August.  rekinleng
the second of four minor breadfruit seasons (January), associated with the flowering of the pahr₂ tree . New fruit begin to develop on breadfruit trees at this time.  soupar
the third of four minor breadfruit seasons (March), associated with the gathering of two species of sawi₁.  ketingen angak
trade wind season.  nanpar
yam season.  rekenpwel
yam season.  rekinpwel
yam season, literally meaning 'responsibility for things of the soil'.  pwukemenpwel

seat  
a seating area located at the front of the main platform of a feasthouse, where the steps are located.  keradakeiso
a seating area on the main platform of a nahs, in front of the seating are of the Nahnmwarki, extending to the area in front of the Nahnken.  pahn eririso
chair, seat.  sehr₂
seat, in a canoe.  loh₃
seat, in a canoe.  lohnwar
seat, in a canoe.  pohnkoiohlap

seated  
of nobles, to be seated facing the commoners.  saledi
to be exposed; of commoners, to be seated facing the main platform in a nahs.  salada
to be seated sideways on the main platform in a feasthouse.  salpangapang

seawall  
a seawall at Nan Madol adjacent to the entrance to Kahnihmweiso.  Nan Mwoluhsei

seaward  
seaward.  peiei-

second  
the second day of a funeral, the family day.  koakonepwel
the second day of a funeral, the family day.  rahn en peneinei
it is the term use for the second cup of kava during a kava ritual in the chiefdom of Madolenihmw where it is given to the Nahnken.  arienken
to second a motion.  keriemene

second night  
second night of the month in the traditional calendar of tracking the so called dark face of the moon more or less equivalent to the night after the third quarter of the lunar cycle.  eisin rot

second₁  
a term used in Madolenihmw for the second₁ cup of kava during a kava ritual; it is served to the Nahnken, as it is in the chiefdoms of U and Kitti, while in Nett and Sokehs it is given to Likend or Nahnalek (spouse of the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken).  arehnken
second₁.  kariau
second₁ night after new moon, twelfth night of the lunar cycle.  mas are
the second₁ cup of kava during a kava ritual.  are
the second₁ cup of kava during a kava ritual.  arehn sakau
the second₁ cup of kava during a kava ritual, in all chiefdoms given to the Nahnken, except in Nett, where it is given to Likend or Nahnalek (spouse of the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken).  arehn koanoat
the second₁ cup of kava during a kava ritual, in all chiefdoms given to the Nahnken, except in Nett, where it is given to Likend or Nahnalek (the spouse of the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken).  arie
the second₁ night after a full moon (literally the first, but actually the second), the twenty-sixth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle when tracking delayed lunar rising.  ehden rot
to second₁ a motion.  keriemenih

second₂  
second₂ night after the full moon, twenty-sixth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle.  roten pahnwel
second₂, as a unit of time; second₁, in a sequence.  seken₂

secret  
to be hidden, concealed, secret, occult.  ekiek
having a wide, large mouth; big mouthed, both literally and figuratively; having a loose tongue, unable to keep a secret.  auwalek
secret.  pahn kasahnwar

secret agent  
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  sipai
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  supai

secretary  
secretary.  sekteri

secretive  
always secretive.  lipahkiek
reserved, secretive.  loalrir

secretly  
secretly, privately.  ni rir

section  
a formerly sovereign territory in north-eastern Pohnpei, now a section (kousapw) in U.  Awak
a section (kousapw) and a valley in Madolenihmw.  Mand
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Alauso
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Enipein Pah
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Enipein Powe
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Marahu
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Mwoakot
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Mwudok
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Nanmand
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Olepel
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Ononmwoakot
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pahnais
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Paliepailong
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pehleng
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pehs
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Peil
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Poatoapoat
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pohsein
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pweipwei
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pwok
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Pwudoi
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Rohnkitti
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Salapwuk
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Semwei
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Sounkiroun
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Souwihso
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Toamwoarolong
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Wenik₁
a section (kousapw) in Kitti and Nett.  Seinwar
a section (kousapw) in Kitti and Sokehs.  Kipar
a section (kousapw) in Kitti and Sokehs.  Paies
a section (kousapw) in Kitti, Nett, and Sokehs.  Tomwara
a section (kousapw) in Kitti, Sokehs, and Nett.  Lewetik
a section (kousapw) in Kitti, literally 'meeting place'.  Rehntu
a section (kousapw) in Kitti; the stone city built by Lempwei Sapal, also known as Lempwei Sok, after he fled from Nan Madol ; Sapwatakai was the seat of the once independent chiedom of Kepihleng.  Sapwatakai
a section (kousapw) in Kitti; the stone city built by Lempwei Sapal, also known as Lempwei Sok, after his flight from Nan Madol ; Sapwtakai was the seat of the once independent chiedom of Kepihleng.  Sapwtakai
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Akahk
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Dolopwail
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Dolosowi Pah
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Edienleng
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Elenieng
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Elenieng
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Elieliwi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Enipoas
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Kepirohi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Kinakapw
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Lehiak
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Lohd Pah
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Lohd Powe
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Meiros
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Merewi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Mesihso
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Nakepin Sapwehrek
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Nankepira
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Nanriohk
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Nansowihso
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Ohwa
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Peiniap
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Pohnauleng
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Pohnpeteleng
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Sapwehrek
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Wapar
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw and Kitti.  Kepine
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw and U.  Metipw
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw and U.  Nansalohi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw which was an independent political entity prior to the rise of Nan Madol; also a section in Nett.  Lehdau
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw which was an independent political entity prior to the rise of Nan Madol; also a section in Nett.  Lehdau
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw, Kitti, and Nett.  Diadi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw, Kitti, and Nett.  Leprohi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw, formerly called Lohsapw; also a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Nanpahlap
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw, formerly called Lohsapw; also a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Nanpahlap
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Depe
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Dolosowi Powe
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw; a large island off the coast of Madolenhimw where the Saudeleur built Nan Madol; the principal residence of the Nahnmwarki of Madolenihmw.  Temwen
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw; also the name of an autonomous area in Kitti in the past.  Lukop
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw; it is said that Olosihpa and Olosohpa tried to build a stone city here before moving to Temwen island to build Nan Madol.  Alohkapw
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw; the name given to the place where a Nahnmwarki resides; the former name of central Kitti.  Nanwei
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Doaroapoap
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Eirike
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Kahmar
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Meitik
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Nansokasok
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Paliais
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Paremkep
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Pohndien
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Sekeren
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Weipowe
a section (kousapw) in Nett; the name of a river in Nett.  Nanipil
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Eir
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Iohl
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Kepin
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Kepinkep
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Kepira
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Likie
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Nanpahniop
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Nantamwaroi
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Peidie
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Sapwawas
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Sapwohn
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Sekere
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Soledi
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Tomwara Powe
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs and Kitti.  Tomwara Pah
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs, formerly called Deh.  Roie
a section (kousapw) in Sokehs; a coastal area in southeastern Madolenihmw.  Ihpwal
a section (kousapw) in U.  Awak Pah
a section (kousapw) in U.  Awak Powe
a section (kousapw) in U.  Dehpehk
a section (kousapw) in U.  Dehpehk Pah
a section (kousapw) in U.  Dehpehk Powe
a section (kousapw) in U.  Kepin Awak
a section (kousapw) in U.  Kousapw U
a section (kousapw) in U.  Nan Koapwoaramen
a section (kousapw) in U.  Nan Wouniap
a section (kousapw) in U.  Nankoapwoaremen
a section (kousapw) in U.  Pahlap
a section (kousapw) in U.  Pohn Awak
a section (kousapw) in U.  Pohn U
a section (kousapw) in U.  Saladak
a section (kousapw) in U.  Souna
a section (kousapw) in U.  Tipwen Kehpei
a section (kousapw) in U and Kitti.  Dien
a section (kousapw) in U and Kitti.  Rohi
a section (kousapw) in U.  Kousapw Tamworohi
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Ipwitik
a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Kitamw
a section (kousapw) on Mwand, an island in U.  Mwand Peidak
a section (kousapw) on Mwand, an island in U.  Mwand Peidi
a section (kousapw), claimed by both Kitti and Sokehs.  Nanmadap
a section (kousapw) in Kitti.  Oare
a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Dolakapw
a section or local chiefdom consisting of a number of private homesteads, smaller than a wehi₂.  kousapw
a small atoll lying off the northwest coast of Pohnpei that is a section (kousapw) of Sokehs.  Pakihn
an earlier name for the Roie section (kousapw) in Sokehs.  Deh
an earlier name of the Kolonia town area; of religious significance to Pohnpeians who consider it a sacred place; claimed as a section (kousapw) by Nett, although Kolonia town is a separate political entity.  Mesenieng
an island located northeast of Kolonia that is a section (kousapw) in Nett.  Parempei
district, precinct; section; cut in a hill or mountain made for a road.  lopidi
formerly the name of a section (kousapw) in U.  Rohi Powe
formerly the name of a section (kousapw) in U.  Takaieniap
formerly the name of a section (kousapw) in U; now called Diadi.  Rohi Pah
formerly, a large section of land in southern Kitti, now divided into Enipein Pah and Enipein Powe.  Enipein
fragment; section.  sampwuloi
island northeast of the airport that is a section (kousapw) in Nett, formerly the site of a Japanese seaplane base.  Lenger
one section of a thatch roof, from the eave to the peak one armspan in width.  dinak
part, side; division, section; day after tomorrow.  pali₁
section, article, border, limit.  ire₂
section, piece, side.  lepi-
the former name of Nanpahlap, a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.  Lohsapw
the original section chief of Mesenieng who fled to Kitti because of the displeasure of Lepen Nett.  Kaniki en Mesenieng

secure  
a method of securing a canoe by placing a pole between the outrigger and the hull and sticking it into the ocean bed.  ileu

security  
fastening, security.  katengpe
justice, safety, security.  sihr₂

security guard  
custodian, guardian, security guard, watchman.  sounsilasil

seduce  
a man who seduces women, seducer.  lipwengpwengli
a woman who seduces men, seductress.  lipwenpwengwol
to entice, to tempt; to lure, to seduce.  popohnwangingih
to seduce a woman; to have intercourse with a woman.  peukili
to seduce a woman; to have intercourse with a woman.  poukili
to tempt; to seduce;.  kahkahre

seducer  
a man who seduces women, seducer.  lipwengpwengli
seducer (male).  lipopoukwol
seducer, seductress.  likatekatehrapwang

seduction  
given to engaging in seduction (of a man).  lipopoukwol
given to engaging in seduction (of a woman).  lipopoukli

seductress  
a woman who seduces men, seductress.  lipwenpwengwol
seducer, seductress.  likatekatehrapwang
seductress.  lipopoukli

see  
I warned you!; See! I told you so!.  ipwa
I warned you.; See! I told you so!.  dempwa
I warned you.; See! I told you so!.  dompwa
I warned you.; See! I told you so!.  empwa
I warned you.; See! I told you so!.  iao
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 say, to see.  mahsanih
to see with one's own eyes; to be an eye witness to something; to testify.  kadehdeh
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 strain one's neck to see.  usuwer
to strain one's neck to see something.  usuwarih
to strain one's neck to see something.  usuwere

seed  
a big seed, as in a mango.  pehi₁
body, of a person; seed, tumor, cyst, gland.  war₁
seed.  weren tuhke
seed bed; bait arranged on the ocean floor to lure turtles.  kamwer
to sow or broadcast seed.  kamwarak

seed bed  
to make a seed bed, to sew seeds; to sew one's deeds, resulting in good or bad consequences; to arrange bait on the ocean floor to lure turtles;.  kamwer

seedling  
seedling; small garden.  dane

seek  
to seek a new chiefly protector.  kiam pwek

seem  
apparently, it seems that.  likamwete
to seem to have the attributes of.  likamwala

seesaw  
swing, hammock, seesaw.  likahs
swing, hammock, seesaw.  lisahk

segregate  
to be separated or sorted by type or category; to be segregated.  katohrohrpeseng
to be separated, to be sorted; to be segregated.  katohrohr
to separate or sort by type or category; to segregate.  katohrepeseng

seine  
large seine or net.  ukalap
small seine or net.  uketik

seize  
the process of taking, getting, or seizing something.  alepe
to be captured, to be seized.  poar₂
to grab, to seize.  kul
to grab, to seize, to plunder.  kulih
to save from harm; to separate fighters; to steal or seize food at a feast.  doare
to swarm on; to seize food at a feast, done by a large group of people.  simwih
to swarm; to seize food at a feast, done by a large group of people.  simw

seizure  
the seizure of yams at a funeral feast.  sihmw

Selaginella kanehirae  
fern spp., Selaginella kanehirae or Lycopodiella cernua.  kidienmall

Selar crumenopthalmus  
fish sp., bigeye scad, Selar crumenopthalmus, normally found in lagoon and patch reefs and barrier reefs.  pedihdi

select  
to be pointed out, to be identified; to be appointed; to be selected, to be chosen.  idihdida
to choose, to pick out, to select.  pil₂
to choose, to pick out, to select.  pilipil
to select or choose from a group of animate beings, to pick out an animal.  pwenik
to select or choose from a group of animate beings, to pick out an animal.  pwinik

selection  
election, selection, choice.  pilipil

self  
on one's own; self.  pein₁

self-assertive  
proud, haughty, self-assertive, cocky.  aklapalap

self-centered  
self-centered, demanding; of children, spoiled; of an infant, always crying.  sakon
self-centered, demanding; of children, spoiled; of an infant, always crying.  soakon
stern, of parents or spouses; self-centered, causing others difficulty because of the desire to have everything one's way.  koakos

self-conscious  
self-conscious.  lepeu
self-conscious.  pohnsehtik
self-conscious.  pohsehtik
short-tempered, self-conscious.  likotkotuhwahu

self-effacing  
submissive, modest, self-effacing.  mpahi

selfish  
always hungry, selfish with food.  ewen mwenge
always hungry, selfish with food.  owen mwenge
mean, selfish, said of a person who never uses any of his prime crops for any purpose other than his own personal consumption.  kamasikek
selfish.  lehk
selfish with food, used in an extremely derogatory sense;.  ewen neminem
uncooperative, unsociable, acting alone, selfish.  liakotohrohr

sell  
to buy, sell, or trade, to shop.  net

send  
to be sent away, to be cast out.  pakasar
to be sent; to be let go, to be released.  pekeder
given to sending others on repeated errands.  dunenilek
given to sending others on repeated errands.  pekehilek
to send a dispatch or message.  ilek-
to send a greeting.  depwekenleng
to send a radio transmission or telegram.  dempwo-
to send a telegram.  wailes
to send away, to cast out; to drive fish into a net.  kasare
to send on an errand, to send to deliver a message.  ilakih
to send on an errand, to send to deliver a message.  poarone
to send one on an errand; to operate a machine; to supervise an activity or business.  katanga
to send; to let go, to release.  kadar

Senna alata  
candle bush, also called ringworm bush, Senna alata, used in the treatment of the disease called kilin waii.  tuhkehn kilin waii

sennit  
a piece of sennit.  kisin ngkoal
an ornamentally wrapped ball of sennit.  koansop
ball of sennit.  soanop
coil of sennit.  sanek₁
sennit.  kepeukuhk
sennit.  kisin pwehl
to make sennit.  koale₁
to make sennit.  ngkoal
to make sennit (rope made of coconut fiber).  dakihd
to make sennit (rope made of coconut fiber).  koalepwel

sense  
a feeling, a sense.  peirehr
feeling, sense, thought, reaction, perception, insight.  pepehm
source of vitality; meaning; sense.  mouri
thought, idea, opinion; common sense; religious belief; will₁.  lamalam
to feel, to sense.  pepehm
to perceive; to feel, think, or sense.  pehm

sensitive  
sensitive to pain; ticklish.  kener
sensitive, susceptible to stimuli.  ner
sensitive, temperamental.  limwakarakar

sensitive plant  
sensitive plant, Mimosa pudica.  limemeirkelik

sensuous  
sensuous, beautiful.  pwuteletel

sentence  
affirmative sentence.  sendens iei me mie
basic sentence.  sendens oulap
compound sentence.  sendens pous
equational sentence.  sendens peiiai
focused sentence.  sendens idihd
imperative sentence.  sendens ruwes
interrogative sentence.  sendens kalelapak
locative sentence.  sendens en wasa
negative sentence.  sendens kahmahm
sentence.  sendens
thematic sentence.  sendens pilipil
verbal sentence.  sendens mwekid

sentence adverb  
sentence adverb.  sendens adperip

sentry  
guard, sentry.  kaiko

separate  
peeling, as of the skin or as of paint; of plywood, coming to be separated.  sarekek
to be separated or sorted by type or category; to be segregated.  katohrohrpeseng
to be separated, to be sorted; to be segregated.  katohrohr
to become separated in a large crowd or in the forest.  salongpeseng
to come apart as in snapped rope; to be divorced or separated.  mweipeseng
to save from harm; to separate fighters; to steal or seize food at a feast.  doare
to separate.  irepeseng
to separate a fight.  poadoandoar
to separate into two long parts.  imwihpeseng
to separate or sort by type or category; to segregate.  katohrepeseng
to separate, to sort; to subtract.  katohre

Sepidenthis lessoni  
squid, Sepidenthis lessoni.  nuhd

September  
September.  Septempe

Septuagesima  
Septuagesima, the name for the ninth Sunday before Easter, the third before Ash Wednesday, celebrated in the Catholic church.  Sepduakesima

seraphim  
seraphim.  serapim

serenade  
entertainment; serenade.  kamahlahl₁
entertainment; serenade.  kemweit

sergeant at arms  
sergeant at arms.  menin keus

series  
series of long objects placed together side by side; platform; copra drying platform; platform on which dormant yam tubers are stored; shelf.  pasapas
series, line.  irek

Seriola dumerili  
Carangidae (jacks), Seriola dumerili (amberjack); normally found in the lagoon where there is a high concentration of fresh water.  sapwelepwel
fish sp., greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili.  oarong seik

serious  
serious, severe, worse, of an ill person.  doar

sermon  
lesson, teaching, doctrine, sermon.  padahk
to preach, to give a sermon; to teach.  padahk

Sermon on the Mount  
Sermon on the Mount.  Kapahrek Pohn Dohlo

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

servant  
a servant.  sounpapah
female servant, either politically or domestically.  lidu
male servant, either politically or domestically.  ladu

serve  
one who attends or serves a dignitary during a feast or kava ceremony.  ariripe
one who attends or serves a dignitary during a feast or kava ceremony.  eriripe
one who serves the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  pereh₃
said of a male who always serves women, often carrying a negative connotation.  limweseili
to assist, to serve.  papah
to attend or serve a dignitary during a feast or kava ceremony.  aririh
to serve as a cup bearer in the drinking of kava.  erir
to serve as a male servant.  laduwih
to serve as a slave, of a woman.  lidu
to serve as a slave, of a woman.  liduwih
to serve food cooked in uhmw without having cleared the hot stones off the top of the uhmw.  paipwur
to serve, to help.  pah₃
to serve, to pay tribute to the soupeidi.  uhpah

service  
a church service for members of the Iukenpwont.  Sarawihn Iukenpwont
a church service for members of the Iukenpwont.  Sarawihn Kahula
a church service modeled after the traditional Pohnpeian practice of tohmw, in which members of a community come together to seek reconciliation and forgiveness from others, conducted at Christmas and Easter.  sarawihn tomw
a church service performed by a deacon, rather than a priest.  Sarawihn Padahk
a mid-week church service, in the protestant church.  Sarawihn Esil
English service, in the Catholic church.  sarawihn wai
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
main service in a Christian church.  sarawi laud
service.  papah
service, as in a restaurant.  sahpis
to attend church, to conduct a religious service, to worship.  sarawi₁

session  
session, assembly.  mwomwohd
the posture of a sitting chief; a session of dignitaries.  mwohdalap

setting  
setting, the time, place, and circumstances in which something occurs or develops.  seding

settle  
aligned, arranged, settled, ordered.  soan
to be organized, to be structured; to be settled, to be decided, to be agreed upon.  koasoandi
to be settled.  soandi
to bury in the mud, of crabs; to change residence from high ground to a valley; to settle.  soudi
to improve; to settle a quarrel; to say good things about someone.  kamwahwih
to organize, to structure; to settle, to decide.  koasoane
to settle a quarrel, to make peace.  kamwahu₂
to settle mutually.  kapwungpene
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

settlement  
public land set aside as a temporary settlement area.  pahm

seven  
seven.  eis₂
seven.  isidip
seven.  isidun
seven.  isiel
seven.  isihi
seven.  isika
seven.  isikap
seven.  isikin
seven.  isikis
seven.  isilep
seven.  isimen
seven.  isimwodol
seven.  isimwut
seven.  isipa
seven.  isipak
seven.  isipali
seven.  isipar
seven.  isipei
seven.  isipit
seven.  isipoar
seven.  isipwidik
seven.  isipwoat
seven.  isipwong
seven.  isipwuloi
seven.  isira
seven.  isisel
seven.  isisop
seven.  isisou
seven.  isisu
seven.  isite
seven.  isitumw
seven.  isiwel
seven.  isuh
seven.  isuhmw

seven billion  
seven billion.  isilik

seven hundred  
seven hundred.  isipwiki

seven hundred million  
seven hundred million.  isisapw

seven hundred thousand  
seven hundred thousand.  isilopw

seven million  
seven million.  isirar

seven thousand  
seven thousand.  isikid

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

seventh  
seventh.  keisuh
seventh day of the holy week in the traditional calendar; the twenty-seventh day of the month.  derir₂
the seventh day of the holy week in the Pohnpeian calendar.  darir
the seventh day of the holy week in the Pohnpeian calendar.  kokuniei
the seventh night after a full moon.  ounin rot

seventy  
seventy.  isiakan
seventy.  isihsek
seventy.  isingoul

seventy million  
seventy million.  isidep

seventy thousand  
seventy thousand.  isinen

sever  
to be severed.  dol₂
to be severed.  dul
to sever one's ties, to disassociate.  damasang
to sever or cut off; to delegate responsibility, to commission; to deputize.  pwelik

several  
some, several.  edepe
some, several.  pwi
some; several.  ekei₁

severe  
serious, severe, worse, of an ill person.  doar

sew  
tailor, one who sews.  soundeidei
to make a seed bed, to sew seeds; to sew one's deeds, resulting in good or bad consequences; to arrange bait on the ocean floor to lure turtles;.  kamwer
to sew, to stitch; to dig; to root₁, as a pig.  deidei
to sew; to dig; to root₁, as a pig.  dehk

sewing machine  
sewing machine.  misihn en deidei
treadle operated sewing machine.  misihn tiati

sex  
habitually indulging in sex.  pahnkertoal
meat, flesh, muscle; Biblically, human or sex.  uduk
rear entry sex.  kedikou
said of someone who desires and performs oral sex.  likangkang mesuwed

sexual intercourse  
sexual intercourse.  tuhpenehn pwopwoud
to have sexual intercourse.  wiesuwed

sexy  
motivational, inspirational, sexy.  kaineng

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shack  
shack, hut, built in a farming area for cooking and shelter from the rain.  imwen kersapw
shack, hut, built in a farming area for cooking and shelter from the rain.  imwen mwakot

shackles  
handcuffs, shackles, irons.  ain₂

shade  
shade, shadow.  iollap
shade, shadow.  mwete

shaded  
heavily shaded.  pwukoarot

shadow  
shade, shadow.  iollap
shade, shadow.  mwete
soul, spirit, shadow.  ngehn

shady  
shady, as of tree foliage.  imwaimw

shake  
to be shaking, as during an earthquake.  kamwisimwis
to be made to move or shake.  kemwekid
to be shaken.  itiht
to fish with a throw line; to be shaken out with a snapping motion; to be brushed off.  sipisip
to move, to shake; to make a motion, as in a legislative proceeding.  kamwakid
to shake.  itik
to shake hands.  itipe
to shake out with a snapping motion; to brush off.  siped
to shake up and down.  kamwis
to shake, of one's head; to sway.  tuwel
to spring up; to be shaken up.  kesehkida₂
to tremble or shake; to be on edge, of the teeth.  rer

shaky  
shaky.  rer
shaky, wobbly.  itikek

shallow  
shallow.  pedeped
shallow as a consequence of being flat-bottomed, as a canoe.  kempak
shallow water areas of the lagoon.  nanmad

shaman  
shaman, sorcerer.  sounwinahni

shame  
shame, embarrasment, humiliation.  saroh
to be shamed, to be humbled.  lesikihla
to humiliate, to embarrass, to shame.  kasarowe

shameful  
disgraceful, shameful.  kandoh
humiliating, embarrasing, shameful.  kasaroh
shameful.  kanamenek
shameful; depleted, of land.  kelengksapw

shameless  
shameless, forward.  sohkelengsapw
uninhibited, bold, daring; shameless.  eimah

shape  
appearance, shape; kind, sort, type₁, nature.  mwohmw
to shape the hull of a canoe.  palawar

share  
a share of food in the food distribution process at a kamadipw.  kihs
responsibility, assignment; share of food, reward; task.  pwais
share of food formally received at a kamadipw.  pwekidah
share, as of stock.  sehr₃
to share food with; to give a gift, present, or prize to.  kise
to share food with; to give a gift, present, or prize to.  kisekise

shark  
a generic term for shark.  pako
a generic term for shark.  poako
a generic term for shark, used in U.  poake
an exclamation, said to drive away sharks.  luhl
fish sp., a sp. of shark.  sahused
fish sp., a sp. of shark.  tenipei
fish sp., blacktip reef shark, Carcharinus melanopterus.  pelenges
fish sp., gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrynchos.  pakohn nan madau
fish sp., hammerhead shark.  pako lohpwu
the name of a male shark that helps guard the path to Kahnihmweiso, the legendar city beneath the sea.  Oun Mwoluhsei

sharp  
intelligent, smart, clever, shrewd, sharp.  kupwurekeng
intelligent, smart, clever, shrewd, sharp.  loalekeng
intelligent, smart, clever, shrewd, sharp.  uwenrahn
sharp, keen; acute; excellent.  eingar
sharp, of an edge or point.  keng

sharpen  
to be sharpened to a point.  seisei₁
to be sharpened, to have an edge put on something.  adahd
to cut, trim, or sharpen with any large cutting tool.  par₁
to cut, trim, or sharpen with any large cutting tool.  periper
to sharpen an edge into a wedge shape, as of a knife; that is, to sharpen just the edge and not back into the blade.  adatuk
to sharpen to a point.  saim
to sharpen, to put an edge on something.  ede₂

sharpening stone  
sharpening stone.  uh₇

sharp-tongued  
sharp-tongued.  oatekeng
sharp-tongued; having a protruding, carp-like mouth.  aukeng
sharp-tongued; having a protruding, carp-like mouth.  oaterei

shatter  
to break or shatter, especially of glass.  mwarahntik-
to slit, to cut open; to operate on; to divide; to shatter, as glass.  pwalang₁

shave  
to be shaved, of the head.  koikoi₁
to shave.  sihp₁
to shave.  sihpih₁
to shave one's head.  moangkoikoi
to sweep; to shave.  koahkoa

shave ice  
shave ice, snow cone.  kohri

shaving  
small wood shavings for starting a fire, dry wood for the uhmw.  kodourur

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

sheaf  
bundle, sheaf.  kapakap₂

sheath knife  
sheath knife, hunting knife, diving knife, dagger.  sihdnaip
sheath knife, hunting knife, diving knife, dagger.  teike

shed₁  
to run, as of water; to shed₁; to flow or trickle.  ker₁
to spill, of a liquid; to shed₁, of tears.  kakerehdi

shed₂  
copra drying shed₂.  kansohpa

sheep  
sheep.  sihpw₂

sheepish  
shy, sheepish; kind; good natured.  loalmoakoamoak

sheer  
precipitous, sheer, of a dropoff.  wokidi

sheet  
a sheet, as for bedding.  tein upuhp
a sheet, as for bedding; cover, a leaf used as protection against the rain.  moaroap
a sheet, as for bedding; cover, a leaf used as protection against the rain.  upuhp
large sheet of iron used as a concrete trough.  deppang
mat, used as a cover; sheet, as for bedding.  uhrelleng
mat, used as cover; sheet, as for bedding.  tehi
to be covered by a sheet, as for bedding.  moaroap
to be covered by a sheet, as for bedding.  upuhp

shelf  
series of long objects placed together side by side; platform; copra drying platform; platform on which dormant yam tubers are stored; shelf.  pasapas
shelf.  dana

shell  
conus sp., cone shell, not normally used for food.  ilenglap
a small clam shell (pelik), normally used to cut grass.  likin suwan
bomb, shell; a dish made of grated tapioca to which ripe bananas (daiwang) and coconut cream are added, so called because of the flatulence it causes.  pakudang
bomb, shell; a dish made of grated tapioca to which ripe bananas (daiwang) and coconut cream are added, so called because of the flatulence it causes.  pokdang
clam shell used to grate coconut; scraper; a scoop made from pelikenna.  nan suwan
coconut shell.  peundal₁
coconut shell.  peupit₂
coconut shell.  pohndal
conch shell, conch shell trumpet.  kederwahwa
conch shell, conch shell trumpet.  sewi
conch shell, conch shell trumpet.  sowi
cowry shell; any species of sea shell; cowry shells are commonly notched, sharpened, and used as breadfruit peelers.  pwili
empty half of coconut shell; a cup made from a coconut shell that is used for serving kava.  delen sakau
empty half of coconut shell; a cup made from a coconut shell that is used for serving kava.  ngarangar
empty shell, as of a coconut, a crab, etc.  pehu
pinkish oyster shell, used for decorative purposes, as on a dohr, pendant.  pwake
the part of the yam that was used in its propogation; a molted shell.  weli
the shell of the clam sp. called lipwei; coconut grater.  pelik
the soft upper part of the shell of the coconut, at a certain growth stage.  uhren uhpw
tortoise shell.  pweht₂
trochus shell, Trochus niloticus maximus, eaten, partially protected in reserve areas.  dakasingai
trochus shell, Trochus niloticus maximus, eaten, partially protected in reserve areas.  sumwumw

shell bead  
shell bead.  pwul

shellfish  
shellfish sp., black in color.  lingkorot

shellfish sp.  
shellfish sp.  kereu₁
shellfish sp.  likid₁
shellfish sp.  pwaieke
shellfish sp., Garfrarium tumidum, eaten when available.  kemei
shellfish sp., Strombus luhuanus, strawberry conch; also used as a general term for Strombus spp.  ilengtik
shellfish sp., Turbo argyrostomus.  komis
shellfish sp., Turbo petholatus, found in fresh-water.  kalemwei
shellfish sp., found in both fresh and salt water.  kataur₁

shelter  
a cave or natural rock formation used as a shelter; a building made of concrete, stone, or rock.  ihmw takai
to hide; to take shelter.  ruk
to hide₁, to take shelter.  rok
to hide₁; to take shelter.  merir₂

shield  
to cover or shield oneself from the weather, to cover oneself with a sheet, etc. when in bed.  moaroape
to cover or shield oneself from the weather, to cover oneself with a sheet, etc. when in bed.  up

shifty-eyed  
shifty-eyed.  deingihng
shifty-eyed.  ikinteng

shin  
area of the leg just above the ankle, including the shin.  ahtikitik en neh
upper shin bone.  oaloahllap
upper shin bone.  uluhlen neh

shine  
to be polished, to be shined, to be waxed.  kamelengileng
to polish, to shine, to wax.  kamelengilengih
to rise, of the sun and the moon; to shine, to light₁ up, to illuminate; to appear on the surface of water.  dak
to rise; to shine; to illuminate.  dakada
to shine on or in, to light₁ up, to illuminate.  daker

shingles  
shingles, Herpes zoster, a disease of the skin, characterized by small blisters, causing great pain; usually occurs on the trunk of the body; it is believed that if the blisters totally encircle the body, the person will die.  inen kilsarawi
shingles, Herpes zoster, a disease of the skin, characterized by small blisters, causing great pain; usually occurs on the trunk of the body; it is believed that if the blisters totally encircle the body, the person will die.  kilsarawi

shiny  
beautiful, shiny.  lingan
bright, clear, shiny.  lingaling₁
shiny, glistening, polished.  melengileng
shiny; oily.  mwoalehle
to be oiled, to be shiny with oil.  keimwoale

ship  
man-of-war, an armed naval vessel; warship, battleship.  mehnuwa
sailing ship.  sopserek
ship.  sohp
ship, usually one made of steel.  daiasu

ship captain  
a ship captain.  kepin

shipment  
order, shipment.  oaht₂

shirt  
long sleeve shirt, of any color; white shirt.  waiseht
long sleeve shirt, of any color; white shirt.  waiseht
shirt.  seht

Shit!  
Shit!, a mild explicative in Pohnpeian.  set

shiver  
to shiver.  sis₂
to shiver, to feel chilly.  kidahrek
to shiver, to quiver; to sneak up on someone.  kanur
to shiver, to shudder, to quiver.  mwekihkieng
to shiver, to shudder, to quiver.  mwusihrer

shoal  
shoal.  resires

shock  
surprise, astonishment, amazement, shock.  pwuhrleng
surprise, astonishment, amazement, shock; mental or physical damage to a baby as a result of exposure to a loud noise.  pwuriamwei
to be shocked, as by bad news.  kesehkida₁
to be surprised, astonished, amazed, or shocked; to get excited; to be disappointed.  pwuhrleng
to be surprised, astonished, amazed, or shocked; to get excited; to be disappointed.  pwuriamwei
to surprise, to shock.  kalusada

shoes  
leather shoes.  kawa₂
leather shoes.  kawakusu
shoes.  suht
tabi shoes.  dapi

shoo  
to chase away; to shoo.  karawan

shoot  
needle; first shoot of a newly planted cutting.  dikek
new shoot from a sprouting coconut.  osen pahr
new shoot or sprout of a tuber; spur of a rooster.  ose
shoot from the roots of the breadfruit tree, used to vegetatively propogate it.  peren mahi
shoot from the roots of the breadfruit tree, used to vegetatively propogate it.  perenmei
shoot, of a plant.  poans
to shoot.  kasikih
to shoot.  kesik
to shoot a marble into the wrong hole in the game anaire.  pannukas
to shoot, to perform the action which discharges a weapon.  kapisel

shop  
store, shop.  sdohwa
store, shop.  sidohwa
to buy, sell, or trade, to shop.  net

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

short  
anything short or stubby.  latok
short.  mwotomwot
short of a competitor's distance, as in throwing or jumping.  pwek₂
to move with a low profile, as in a squatting or bent over position; short legged.  karahk
very short.  mwotkoloi

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

shortcut  
side path, a small path off the main one; shortcut; secondary road.  alesop

shorten  
to be shortened, to be abbreviated.  kamwot
to be stopped, to be shortened.  katokotokidi
to stop; to shorten.  katokiedi

shorthand  
shorthand.  ntingmwot

shorts  
short pants, shorts.  lepin rausis
short pants, shorts.  rausis mwotomwot

shortstop  
shortstop, in baseball.  sohdo

short-tempered  
easily angered, short-tempered.  aida₁
short-tempered.  pwuriemwot
short-tempered, self-conscious.  likotkotuhwahu

shot  
a shot of hard liquor.  koadi
shot, the metal ball used in the game of shot put.  mehn owannange

shot put  
shot put (the name of the game).  owannange

should  
should, to be to.  en₂

shoulder  
shoulder.  aparahr
shoulder.  apere
shoulder.  pwopwe
shoulder joint.  kepin tihn peh
to carry on one's shoulder.  kapaik
to carry on one's shoulder.  kepeik

shout  
shout, scream, howl, yell.  wehr
to shout at someone to stop him from doing something.  siring
to shout at, to scream at, to howl at, to yell at, to holler at.  wering
to shout in a falsetto voice, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight.  kowet
to shout in a falsetto voice, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight or sending a signal.  kadekedek
to shout in a falsetto voice, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight or sending a signal.  se₂
to shout, to scream, to howl, to yell, to holler.  wer₂

shove  
to kick or shove with the bottom of the foot.  diapahd

shovel  
shovel.  sapwel
to shovel.  sapwel
to shovel.  sapwele

shovel loader  
shovel loader (heavy equipment).  sapwel louder

shoveller  
bird sp., shoveller, Spatula clypeata.  tehkinwel

show  
to appear; to show up; to go through; to pass, in a race.  pwar
to assume; to make a show of doing something.  kihkieng
to show or expose; to exhibit; to introduce or make something known.  kasale

showing off  
putting on airs, showing off.  kakko
putting on airs, showing off.  wampwe

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

shrill  
shrill, of the voice.  kadiringaring

shrimp  
female freshwater shrimp, Metapencus moyebi, collected in streams for food; this word is now more commonly used for both male and female freshwater shrimp.  likedepw
male freshwater shrimp, Metapencus moyebi, collected in streams for food.  likesiang
to fish for shrimp.  rohlikedepw

shrink  
said of something that will shrink, as cloth.  nur
to contract, to shrink; to gather, as when a string is pulled in a piece of cloth.  eirekpene

shrub  
a kind of bush or shrub.  kanialamall

shudder  
to shiver, to shudder, to quiver.  mwekihkieng
to shiver, to shudder, to quiver.  mwusihrer

shuffle  
to be fluffed or shuffled, of kava fibers before adding water.  dillap₁
to be patched, of a thatch roof; to be shuffled, of cards; to be placed behind one's ear, of flowers.  dilipek
to deal cards; to shuffle cards.  dihl₃
to fluff or shuffle, of kava fibers before adding water.  dillepe₁
to shuffle or fluff kava fibers before adding water.  dillip

shut  
to be noisy; a command to Shut up! or Be quiet!.  katairong
to be out of breath, to be unable to catch one's breath; to be shut off from a source of air.  mwopw

shut up  
shut up.  sarap

shutdown  
to be imprisoned; to be shutdown as a consequence of being in violation of the law; to be tied up.  selidi

shy  
humble, unassuming, meek; shy, bashful.  aktikitik
reserved, shy, containing one's feelings for fear of self-embarrassment or embarrassing others, constrained in one's action by a social situation, formal in one's relations with others; modest.  eile
reserved, shy, containing one's feelings for fear of self-embarrassment or embarrassing others, constrained in one's action by a social situation, formal in one's relations with others; modest.  mahk₁
shy, sheepish; kind; good natured.  loalmoakoamoak
shy; embarrassed, usually said of girls.  mwomwitik
to be timid, shy, or nervous when in a crowd.  misikpokon

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Siam weed  
Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata, considered a noxious weed.  masikisik
Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata, considered a noxious weed.  usolmat₂
Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata, considered a noxious weed.  wusolmat₂

sibling  
a possessive classifier used for siblings or any person called sibling in the Crow kinship terminology.  rie
above, upper, upwind, windward side; older sibling relationship.  pohnangi
sibling; brotherhood.  pirien
the sibling or cousin of the same clan, of the opposite sex, by whom one would swear.  padali
the sibling or cousin of the same clan, of the opposite sex, by whom one would swear.  pedeli

sibling rivalry  
sibling rivalry.  angkeikein pwoaren toik

sic  
to sic an animal.  kisim

sick  
a sick person.  luwet
sick, diseased, ill.  kepelsalehd
sick, diseased, ill.  soumwahu
skinny; sick, weak.  liper₂
the feeling of being sick.  oh₆
to be bored or tired of something repetitious; to be fed up with to the point of disgust, to be sick of.  ngatasang
to be sick.  luhmwuhmw
to be sick or ill.  soumwahu
to be sick, to be ill.  kepinsalehd
to be sickened by too much greasy food.  mangarangar
to consider smelly; to be sick of.  tumwohki
to feel sick.  oh₆

sickened  
to be sickened by.  mehn₃

sickle  
sickle.  kama₂

sickly  
sickly.  luhmwuhmw
sickly looking, having a troubled appear appearance.  poh suwed
weak, feeble, sickly.  luwet

sickness  
a sickness attributed to the sokolei, with symptoms including arthritis, swollen, painful joints, and difficulty walking; symptoms are made worse by walking through the morning dew.  soumwahu en sokolei
a sickness caused by a ghost that manifests itself in a variety of ways, such as by fever or shaking.  soumwahu en eni
a sickness caused by spirit possession.  soumwahu suwed
a sickness of infants, causing excessive crying accompanied by fever and loss of appetite.  soumwahu en seri
a sickness widespread in the body, marked by chills and fever.  soumwahu lusulus
a spirit (eni) sickness, causing one to speak incoherently, use obscenities, and have bad dreams.  katieni
a spirit (eni) sickness, causing one to speak incoherently, use obscenities, and have bad dreams.  ketieni
mangrove sickness, causing one to experience joint pain, with an accompanying headache, stomach ache, and back ache; the intensity of the illness is said to vary with the height of the tides, with the most severe symptoms at high tide.  soumwahu en naniak
morning sickness (resulting from pregnancy).  soansuwed en liseian
sickness.  sounei
sickness, disease, illness.  kepelsalehd
sickness, disease, illness.  kepinsalehd
sickness, disease, illness.  luhmwuhmw
sickness, disease, illness.  soumwahu

Sida rhombifolia  
plant sp., coleus, Solenostemon scutellarioides and Sida rhombifolia, var. longipedicellata.  koramahd

side  
inner side, inner surface.  masloale
outer side, outer surface.  masliki
outrigger side of a canoe.  damwir
outrigger side of a canoe.  palihdam
part, side; division, section; day after tomorrow.  pali₁
right side.  palikoahiek
section, piece, side.  lepi-
side.  pengepenge
side facing something or someone.  palisal-
side of a canoe opposite the outrigger.  kasah
the side of the canoe opposite the outrigger.  palikasa
to match₁ in competition; to be a member of a matched pair; to be on opposing sides.  peliali
to stand for, to side with; to support, to agree with, to favor.  uhki
to take sides.  peupoar
to take sides.  uhpoar

side by side  
close₂ together, side by side.  paterek

sideburn  
sideburn.  menipinipi

sidewalk  
aisle, sidewalk.  wasahn alu

sieve  
a sieve.  sihp₂
to strain in a sieve.  sihp₂
to strain in a sieve.  sihpih₂

Sigamus  
fish spp., any of a number of spp. of rabbitfish, Sigamus spp.  ilek₂

Siganus argenteus  
fish sp., forktail rabbitfish, Siganus argenteus.  umwule

Siganus corallinus  
fish sp., rabbitfish, Siganus corallinus.  seteu

Siganus puellus  
fish sp., masked rabbitfish, Siganus puellus.  mahr₂

Siganus punctatus  
fish sp., gold-spotted rabbitfish, Siganus punctatus.  palapal

Siganus vulpinus  
company, friend; fish sp., rabbitfish, Siganus vulpinus, so-called because it always travels in pairs.  kompani

sigh  
to sigh.  likelikad
to sigh in one's sleep.  lipengipeng
to sigh, to breathe.  kahngahng
to sigh, to breathe.  sengel
to sigh, to sob, to mourn.  likilikak

sight  
to pass by; to be caught sight of; to visit.  moahl₂
vision; view, sight.  kairoir

sighting  
the sighting of land from a ship or a voyaging canoe.  remekensapw

sign  
mark, insignia, sign.  mahk₃
sign, mark, picture, camera, movie, motion picture.  kilel
signature, poster, sign, notice.  sain
surface of something; facial expression, observable sign.  lihk
to sign.  sain

signal  
to wave, to signal, to beckon.  oaloahl
to wave, to signal, to beckon to.  oale

signature  
result of one's work, handiwork; writing, handwriting, signature.  menginpeh
signature, poster, sign, notice.  sain

significance  
meaning significance.  wehwe₁

silent  
quiet, silent.  nennen
reticent, reserved, inclined to be silent.  loalsohpwa
silent on matters out of politeness.  mahkensal
to be silent and motionless.  poakuhku

silk  
silk.  silik

silly  
extremely stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, dumb.  pweirengid
silly, given to monkeying around.  mwengki
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

silver  
silver.  siliper

silverfish  
fish sp., silverfish, Gerres abbreviatus or Gerres kapas, normally found on the fringing reef.  kasapal

simple  
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

simplify  
to simplify, to arrange in a simple manner, to delete some part of task.  kamangaila

simulated  
false, simulated, made-up.  kinda

sin  
innocent, without sin.  sohdipe
original sin.  dipen wahn pwuro
original sin.  wahnpwuro
sin, wrong doing.  dihp
to sin, to commit adultery.  dihp

since  
because, since, but, so that.  pwe₁
since.  pwehde
since (contrary to expectations); suddenly.  pa₁

sing  
to sing.  koul
to sing.  kounied
to sing.  melikahka
to sing a Christian hymn.  koul sarawi
to sing a love song.  koulin sampah
to sing a song of this nature.  koulin pikipik
to sing a song to soothe a restless child.  kadawado
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 the dead or from abroad); also composed for groups that were exiled from Pohnpei in the past (because they thought they would never return) and today, for individuals who die or leave Pohnpei for a long time.  kedepwidepw
to sing alto.  aldo
to sing bass.  pas₃
to sing bass.  peis
to sing in a loud falsetto.  kadaileng
to sing karaoke.  karaoke
to sing karaoke.  karioke
to sing soprano.  supiran
to sing tenor.  tener

Singapore  
Singapore.  Singapohr

singer  
singer; in the Protestant church, a song leader.  sounkoul

single  
a single, unmarried woman.  lih kiripw
to be single, to be unmarried.  kiripw

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

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

singlet  
T-shirt, singlet.  singiles
T-shirt, singlet.  sipiring₂

sink  
to penetrate, to sink, to dig in.  ir-
to sink in mud; to wade in mud.  suhr
to sink in; to penetrate, to pierce.  sinom

sinus  
migraine headache, sinus headache.  mehn sahk

sir  
sir, madam.  maing

siren  
siren, as on a police car or ambulance.  saireng

sit  
a sitting position in which both knees are pointing upward.  mesenpwuki
a sitting position in which one knee is pointing upward.  koumesenpwuki
a sitting position in which one's legs are extended.  sopot
to bow₁ or sit as a respect gesture.  poaridi₂
to cover an uhmw with leaves; of a hen, to sit on eggs just prior to their hatching.  kompwal
to cover an uhmw with leaves; of a hen, to sit on eggs just prior to their hatching.  kompwel
to sit.  mwohd
to sit.  roasailap
to sit down.  keipwekidi
to sit down.  ketidi
to sit down.  mwohndi
to sit down.  patohdi
to sit in a dignified manner; to sit in the posture of a sitting chief.  mwohdalap
to sit in on, as a meeting; to observe.  mwohdehng
to sit on one's heels.  mesenpwotehdi
to sit while propping up one's chin up.  sapekeikei
to sit with both knees pointing upward.  mesenpwuki
to sit with one knee pointing upward.  koumesenpwuki
to sit with one's legs dangling.  sokmwotou
to sit with one's legs extented.  sopot
to sit with one's legs spread wide.  sirahk
to sit with open legs and bent knees.  kourangarang
to sit, to attend, to occupy the place of authority in a nahs; to sit on a throne.  mwohdang
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
to sit, to occupy the place of authority in a nahs; to sit on a throne.  mwoalehdi

situation  
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

six  
six.  aun
six.  oun
six.  wenakap
six.  wenapak
six.  wendip
six.  wendun
six.  wenehi
six.  wenehi
six.  wenehl
six.  weneka
six.  wenekap
six.  wenekin
six.  wenekis
six.  wenemen
six.  wenemwodol
six.  wenemwut
six.  wenepa
six.  wenepak
six.  wenepali
six.  wenepar
six.  wenepei
six.  wenepit
six.  wenepoar
six.  wenepwidik
six.  wenepwoat
six.  wenepwong
six.  wenepwuloi
six.  wenesu
six.  weneu
six.  wenewel
six.  wenlep
six.  wenoumw
six.  wenra
six.  wensel
six.  wensop
six.  wensou
six.  wente
six.  wentumw

six billion  
six billion.  wenlik

six hundred  
six hundred.  wenepwiki

six hundred million  
six hundred million.  wenesapw
six hundred million.  wensapw

six hundred thousand  
six hundred thousand.  wenlopw

six million  
six million.  wenrar

six thousand  
six thousand.  wenekid

sixth  
sixth.  keweneu
sixth day of the holy week in the traditional calendar; the twenty sixth day of the month.  merek₂
the sixth night after a full moon (literally the fifth, but actually the sixth); the thirtieth night of the Pohnpeian lunar cycle when tracking delayed lunar rising.  alem en rot

sixty  
sixty.  wenehk
sixty.  weneisek
sixty.  wenengoul
sixty.  wenongoul

sixty million  
sixty million.  wendep

sixty thousand  
sixty thousand.  wennen

size  
size, amount, quantity.  uwe₁
size, as of clothing.  sais
to be the right size.  sais

sizzle  
to sizzle, to crackle.  siar

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skeptical  
skeptical.  seupwoson
skeptical.  sohpwoson

sketch  
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  sipai
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  supai

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

skill  
navigational skill; navigator.  pali₂
thought, the skill of thinking.  madamadau
thought, the skill of thinking.  moahliol
thought, the skill of thinking.  mwuserehre

skillet  
frying pan, skillet.  pirain
frying pan, skillet.  piraipang

skillful  
automatic; skillful, knowledgeable; spontaneous; fast₁.  audomadik
extremely skillful in caressing or kissing.  lidepwidepw
lucky; skillful, as of a batter in baseball.  adaru
skillful.  mai₂
skillful at tree climbing.  palek
skillful in attacking others, critical.  kepweikeng
skillful in climbing trees.  palesek
skillful in making sennit.  pohn kepehmwahu
skillful, brave.  keipa
skillful, of a diver able to go deep or hold his breath for a long period of time.  peik₁

skin  
a skin condition of children, characterized by thick white spots that can spread, believed to be caused by spells cast by a person who is jealous of the child.  kilipwet
kava dermopathy, flaking of the skin resulting from heavy consumption of kava.  mwelengen sakau
of yams, having a thick skin; of people, thick-skinned in the figurative sense.  kilmosul
rough skin.  kilikil₁
rough, of the skin.  kilikil₁
skin.  ihrekiso
skin, bark₁, hide₂, any outer covering; any skin disease or rash, including chicken pox; dandruff.  kihl₁
to skin or peel.  rar₃
to skin or peel; to band₁ a tree to kill it.  rere

skinny  
extremely skinny.  nokodei
skinny, bony; straining under the weight of something.  tihrereng
skinny; sick, weak.  liper₂
thin, skinny; of fish, bony.  tihti

skip  
to bounce, to skip.  sik
to cross over an obstacle; to skip, as a grade in school or a title.  sipal
to skip across a surface, as a stone skipping across water.  dik
to skip an object toward something.  eidikih
to skip towards.  dikih
to throw an object so that it will skip, as a stone on the surface of the water.  eidik

skipjack tuna  
dried skipjack tuna.  kasuwopwisi
fish sp., skipjack tuna, Katsawonus pelamis.  kasuwo

skirt  
American or western-style skirt.  urohs en wai
an elaborately designed, machine-sewn, appliquéd or embroidered skirt.  urohs en Pohnpei
lava-lava, a wrap-around skirt.  likoutei
skirt.  skahdo
skirt, half-slip.  urohs
skirt, half-slip with a zigzag or half-moon pattern at the bottom.  siksak
tail, tip, end, extreme; bottom of a skirt.  iki

skit  
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  sipai
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  supai

skull  
skull.  tihn moange

skunk  
to skunk someone, to take all the tricks in a card game.  skengk

sky  
southern skies.  eirileng₂
eastern sky.  mesen lahng
eastern sky.  mesenleng
sky.  pwetenleng
sky, heaven.  lahng₁
southern sky, southern horizon.  kepihleng

sky spirit  
sky spirit, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nan wehwe

sky world  
a general name for lands beyond the horizon, the sky world, sometimes more specifically associated with Kosrae.  Katau

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slack  
loose, slack; ineffective.  demwil
slack, as of a rope; wrinkled.  mwerek

slanting  
slanting.  pengipeng
to lie₂ crosswise; to be slanting; to be inclined.  pangapang

slap  
a slap.  enginlim
to be slapped.  popohr
to pat; to slap affectionately; to drum, to play a drum.  pikipik
to pat; to slap affectionately; to drum, to play a drum.  pikir
to slap someone.  enginlime
to slap someone.  pohr

slash  
to be slashed, lanced, or cut; to have an incision made; to be castrated.  lek
to slash; to make an incision; to castrate.  leke

slate  
slate.  sileit₂

slavery  
slavery.  kalidu

sleek  
of plants, to be a deep healthy green; of the skin, sleek.  molomol
smooth, sleek.  demwilimwil

sleep  
deep in sleep.  meirkelik
inability to sleep, insomnia.  epwel₁
rheum, sleep, the crust around the eyes formed during sleep; conjunctivitis, commonly called pink eye.  moahrokenleng
rheum, sleep, the crust around the eyes formed during sleep; conjunctivitis, commonly called pink eye.  pwinan
rheum, sleep, the crust around the eyes formed during sleep; conjunctivitis, commonly called pink eye.  pwunan
sleep.  derir₁
sleep.  seimwoak
the act of sleeping on something, such as a problem.  loasenpwong
the act of sleeping on something, such as a problem.  mwoaluhluhnpwong
to doze, to sleep restlessly.  lepalep
to go to sleep.  eng
to lie₂ down, to bed down, to sleep.  engidi
to put to sleep.  kamair
to sleep.  derir₁
to sleep.  meir
to sleep.  meir
to sleep.  seimwoak
to sleep on a matter, to think about a matter overnight; to let an issue ride until the next day.  losenpwong
to sleep on a matter, to think about a matter overnight; to let an issue ride until the next day.  losenpwongih
to sleep on a matter; to let the issue ride until the next day.  loasenpwongih
to sleep on a matter; to let the issue ride until the next day.  mwoaluhluhnpwongi
to sleep, of children.  nenne
to sleep, of children.  rorong
to stir or sigh in one's sleep.  koahnek
to stir or sigh in one's sleep.  rerinmwoalu

sleeping mat  
sleeping mat; a strip of a woven mat.  pitenlos

sleepy  
drowsy, to feel sleepy during the daytime as a result of staying up at night.  ikenpwong

slender  
thin, slender, of small girth.  ahtikitik

slice  
grain, of wood; chip or slice, as of breadfruit or taro.  dip
to be harvested, of bananas; to be cut or sliced up.  sapasap₁
to be sliced, to be peeled.  sansar₁
to cut or slice into smaller pieces.  poare
to slice, as breadfruit or taro.  dipe
to slice, to peel with an instrument.  sere₁

slick  
slippery, slick.  likeikiris
slippery, slick.  likekiris

slide  
cause to be moved or slid.  katohrek
to be slid by pushing or pulling.  tohrek
to be slid into or out of.  nihdek
to be slid, usually of light objects.  peiek
to cause the ground or any object to crumble into small pieces and slide or fall.  karangk
to cause the ground or any object to crumble into small pieces and slide or fall.  karengk
to slide by pushing or pulling.  tohr₂
to slide into a base, in baseball; less commonly, to slip and fall.  siperu
to slide into or out of.  nehd
to slide into or out of.  nihd
to slide or fall, of a pile of inanimate substances, as a landslide.  engkidi
to slide or glide noiselessly and smoothly.  dedell
to slide or roll, as a toy wheel.  kadahre
to slide something.  nihdakih
to slide, of rocks.  rengk
to slide, to move smoothly along something.  kihr₃
to slide, usually of light objects.  peieki
to slip, to slide.  kiris
to submerge; to strip off clothing; to unsheathe a knife or hidden weapon; to slide, as on a cable; to tight-line fish.  kakihr

slight  
to be disgusted, to be displeased, to be slighted.  mwakar

slighted  
easily slighted.  kehmwakar

slime  
slime.  metei

slimy  
slimy, viscous.  meteitei

sling  
sling, for throwing a slingstone.  pahi₂

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

slingshot  
forked stick part of a slingshot.  mada
slingshot.  kesingkomi

slip  
slip, chemise.  semihs
slip, chemise.  simihs
to slip off, to lose one's grip when climbing; to be discharged, of a weapon; to miss one's chance.  pisel
to slip, to slide.  kiris

slip noose  
slip noose or snare for catching animals.  ahmw
to catch with a slip noose or a snare.  ahmwih

slippery  
slippery, slick.  likeikiris
slippery, slick.  likekiris
smooth or slippery, as of silk.  kitentel

slit  
slit, crack, small opening, empty space, outer space, air space.  nanwehwe
to be slit, to be cut open; to be operated on; to be divided.  pwal
to slit, to cut open; to operate on; to divide; to shatter, as glass.  pwalang₁

slope  
supporting roots of a tree, as of banyan, sadak, or pwulok; supporting slope of a mountain.  alaul
incline, steep slope.  pangapang
slope.  aul
slope.  epehp
slope.  niaul

sloppy  
muddy, sloppy.  pwakanakan

slovenly  
slovenly.  marekek
untidy, slovenly.  saipwerek

slow  
in good condition, young looking; slow in maturing; stuck.  kot₁
late, slow.  pwand
peaceful, easygoing, unenthusiastic, slow moving, passive, lethargic.  meleilei
slow growing, slow in advancing in a hierarchy, as through the traditional title system.  sekekeir
slow moving.  waii₂
slow, dilatory.  mwahrewed
slow, of speech; of waves, separated by long intervals.  mahlahl
slow, referring to long intervals between some repetitious activity.  malamal
unhurried, slow at an activity.  sepitipit

slow ball  
to pitch₁ a slow ball, in baseball.  koswai

sluggish  
heavy, weighty; sluggish; melancholy, sad.  toutou₁
sluggish, lazy.  dangaudek

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smack  
to smack the lips, to suck food into the mouth with a smacking sound.  met₂
to suck (food) into the mouth with a smacking sound, to kiss.  mitik

small  
little, small.  kisin
runt, of a litter; smallest one, as of a bunch of coconuts.  kapwer
small in diameter, of holes, coconuts, or people; narrow, of an opening or gate.  wetikitik
small, little, young.  tikitik
thin, slender, of small girth.  ahtikitik
tiny, small, little.  pwidikidik
tiny, teeny-tiny, small, little.  pwidikinai
to be lower than, to be younger or smaller than.  peidihsang
to be the smallest.  kapwer
to make small, to reduce in size.  katikitikih

small-hipped  
small-hipped.  ikipak

smallpox  
smallpox, chicken pox.  kilitepw

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

smash  
bent, smashed, mashed, dented.  limek
to be smashed, as of a fallen ripe fruit.  pak₂
to be smashed, to be pulverized, to be broken; of plants, to wilt.  marop
to smash.  mwute

smegma  
smegma.  kirek

smell  
Smells like a fart!.  pwohn sing
Smells like an underarm!.  pwohn dawang
Smells like smegma!.  pwohn kirek
Smells like urine!.  pwohn kent
dirt; bad or stinking smell.  mwehmwe₂
moldy smelling.  pwohsensen
smell, odor, aroma, scent.  pwoh
stinking, foul-smelling.  ngelingel₂
stinking, foul-smelling.  ngilingil
stinky, having a foul smell.  pwohngelingel
strong smelling, stinking.  pwohpwo₂
tasty smelling.  pwohpelipel
to emit an odor, to give out a smell.  lel₅
to smell up.  lelada₁
to sniff; to smell.  ingir
to sniff; to smell.  ned

smelly  
smelly.  pwohlap
smelly female genitals, an insult to females.  piamat
smelly female genitals, an insult to females.  piengelingel
to consider smelly; to be sick of.  tumwohki

smile  
smile.  komwokomw
to smile.  mimitik
to smile.  sirei

smiling  
happy-looking, smiling.  likokouruhr

smoke  
said of one who is a chain smoker.  sumoakodod
smoke.  ediniei
smoke, spray, mist.  ahd₃
steam, smoke, vapor, spout, splash (of a liquid).  kusupek
to eat, drink, or smoke.  sohk₁
to have smoke in one's eyes.  kehd
to smoke.  sumwoak
to smoke marijuana.  maru
vapor, smoke, mist.  adi

smoky  
cloudy, blurred, fogged up, smoky; obscure, unclear.  edied

smooth  
smooth and flat.  medendel
smooth or slippery, as of silk.  kitentel
smooth, sleek.  demwilimwil
smoothed; creased, as of trousers.  nok
to make smooth out; to finish, as of concrete; to plaster; to polish, to wax.  kamadal

smooth rattlepod  
plant sp., smooth rattlepod, Crotalaria pallida.  kandalahria
plant sp., smooth rattlepod, Crotalaria pallida.  klordalahria wah tikitik

smudge  
smudged, faultily washed.  ramin

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snack  
snack.  merianda
to eat a late night snack, usually of a woman who is breastfeeding a child.  ihanpwong
to eat a late night snack, usually of a woman who is breastfeeding a child.  ihenpwong
to eat a late night snack, usually of a woman who is breastfeeding a child.  lesihpwong
to eat a late night snack, usually of a woman who is breastfeeding a child.  mwengehnpwong

snail  
giant African snail Achatina fulica.  dendenmwosi
snail (Gastropoda), limpet (Turbo agryrostomus).  kikmosul
snail sp., used for medicine.  kahmelimel

snake  
snake.  sinek

snap  
to be snapped off.  kerihri
to snap off, to break, as a bone.  karihs
to snap, of dogs or pigs.  ngoapwur
to snap, to bite off sharply.  ngapwur

snapper  
fish sp., ehu, red snapper, Etelis carbunculus.  lol
fish sp., half-barred snapper, Lutjanus semicinctus.  inahme
fish sp., humpback snapper, Lutjanus gibbus.  pwahlahl
fish sp., longtail red snapper, onaga, Etelis coruscans.  lol maswalek
fish sp., onespot snapper, Lutjanus monostigmus.  pwehu₁
fish sp., ornate snapper, also called blueline gindai, Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus.  mesarar
fish sp., red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  kihr en eiwel
fish sp., red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  kihr₂
fish sp., scribbled snapper, a variety of Lutjanus rivulatus.  ikem asimel
fish sp., scribbled snapper, a variety of Lutjanus rivulatus.  kihrsal
fish sp., snapper, Lutjanus fulviflamma, normally found on a fringing reef.  likommwei
fish sp., snapper, Lutjanus kasmira.  tehnseu
fish sp., white snapper, Lethrinus microdon.  kadek₃

snapshot  
picture, snapshot.  pikser

snare  
slip noose or snare for catching animals.  ahmw
to catch with a slip noose or a snare.  ahmwih
to snare with a slip noose; to follow fish with a lighted torch.  nsehn

snarl  
to growl or snarl at.  ngiringirih
to growl or snarl, to quarrel.  ngiringir

snatch  
to be yanked, to be snatched, to be jerked.  peserek
to move something slowly and quietly; to snatch, to steal, to do something illegal.  kawaii
to pull; to snatch; to stretch something.  waik
to yank, to snatch, to jerk.  sereki

sneak  
to creep up to; to sneak up to.  karapih
to shiver, to quiver; to sneak up on someone.  kanur
to sneak up to, to prowl about, to move stealthily to, to move about discreetly to.  waine
to sneak; to prowl, to move stealthily.  wai

sneer  
to sneer.  kumwutik
to sneer, to sniff in a show of scorn.  timwih

sneeze  
to sneeze.  asi₁
to sneeze.  seipak
to sneeze.  seipar
to sneeze.  sihpek

snicker  
giggle, snicker.  memmen

sniff  
to sneer, to sniff in a show of scorn.  timwih
to sniff, to draw in air sharply through the nose.  ngutoar
to sniff; to smell.  ingir
to sniff; to smell.  ned
to snuffle or sniff, audibly and repeatedly.  timwou

snitch  
to accuse, to tell on someone, to snitch.  kedipa

snobbish  
disdainful, snobbish, said of one who always finds other people disgusting or unattractive.  kesileng
said of one who ignores others, snobbish.  sirangkau

snore  
to snore.  ipihpensowi
to snore.  moamoar
to snore.  nonno

snoring  
the act of snoring.  moamoar
the act of snoring.  nonno

snow  
snow.  sino

snow cone  
shave ice, snow cone.  kohri

snowy grouper  
fish sp., snowy grouper, a variety of Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus.  sammenip

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

snuffle  
to snuffle or sniff, audibly and repeatedly.  timwou

sa    sc    se    sh    si    sk    sl    sm    sn    so    sp    sq    st    su    sw    sy       -top-  

so  
o.k., so, well₂, now.  na
then, so.  eri

soak  
to be soaked, to be dripping wet.  modu
to be soaked, to be dripping wet.  mwoluhdingiding
to soak dirty clothes in soapy water.  sohpwehdi
to soak; to weigh down in the water; to plant yams.  sohn

soap  
powdered soap; formerly used as a generic term for any brand of powdered soap; sompehs is now more commonly used.  rinso
powdered soap; now used as a generic term for any powdered soap, replacing rinso in this usage.  sompehs
soap.  sohpw₂

sob  
to sigh, to sob, to mourn.  likilikak
to sob.  makiaki

sober  
sober.  amas

socks  
stockings, socks.  sidakin

soda  
soft drink, soda, pop.  saida

soft  
weak, soft, easily broken, fragile.  kopwukopw₁
soft, easy to sink in, as a swampy place.  lususuhr
soft; tender, as of meat.  mwuterek

soil  
an area of fertile soil in either the nansapw or nanwel.  mwakot
black soil.  pweltoal
dirt, soil, earth, ground.  pwehl₁
overused, unproductive soil.  pekinpwel
to pollute, to make something dirty or unsanitary, to soil, to defile.  kasamin
to soil, to make something dirty.  kapwelipweilihala

soiled  
dirty, soiled.  pwelipwel

Sokehs  
an old name for Sokehs.  Likin Piken Iap
an old name for Sokehs.  Piken Iap

Sokehs Rock  
Sokehs Rock, the most prominent landmark on Pohnpei island, standing 622 feet over the entrance to Kolonia Harbor.  Paipalap

Solanum lycopersicum  
tomato, Solanum lycopersicum var. lycopersicum; ketchup.  domahdo

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

solar plexus  
solar plexus.  kopwukopwunadi
solar plexus.  mesenadi

soldier  
soldier.  sounpei

sole  
sole of the foot.  pahn isou
sole of the foot.  pahn neh
sole of the foot.  pahnpwel

Solenostemon scutellarioides  
plant sp., coleus, Solenostemon scutellarioides and Sida rhombifolia, var. longipedicellata.  koramahd

solidarity  
collaborative effort; collaboration, cooperation, joined forces, solidarity.  angin kehlap
collaborative effort; collaboration, cooperation, joined forces, solidarity.  engin kehlap
unity or solidarity among clansmen.  deidein pwulak sou

soliloquize  
to soliloquize.  perehn mwoluhlu

soliloquy  
soliloquy.  perehn mwoluhlu

Solomon Islands  
The Solomon Islands.  Solomon Ailan

some  
some, several.  edepe
some, several.  pwi
some; several.  ekei₁

somebody  
people, person, human being, mankind; somebody, someone; commoner, as opposed to the soupeidi.  aramas

someone  
surveyor, someone who does any kind of measuring.  sounsosohng
people, person, human being, mankind; somebody, someone; commoner, as opposed to the soupeidi.  aramas

somersault  
somersault.  kadilpahnios
to bend forward, of people; to somersault.  dikou

something  
something, anything (plural).  mehkei
thing, something, anything (singular).  ekot
thing, something, anything (singular).  mehkot
thing, something, anything (singular).  okoteme

son  
illegitimate son of a Nahnmwarki.  soaradak
one of the two sons of Nahliahnensokole.  Senekia
son of Isokelekel, the first Nahnken of Madolenihmw and later the first Nahnmwarki of U.  Nahlepenien
stepson, a male who becomes a son by marriage.  lihlihn sohpeidi
stepson, son by marriage.  serihn loangen madeu

song  
a battle song.  koulin mahwin
a dance song.  koulin kahlek
a funeral song, sung on the fourth day of a funeral, after burial.  koulin darak
a game song, sung during group competitive sports events; introduced during the Japanese period.  koulin sensuh
a love song.  koulin limpoak
a love song.  koulin sampah
a love song, sung only to oneself, never to others.  koulin mengiloal
a love song; formerly referred to emotion-laden secret songs sung between two partners.  koulin kerir
a song about history.  koulin poadoapoad
a song about individuals, typically telling stories about the lives of high-ranking people, or about clan progenitors, mythical or real.  koulin aramas kedepwidepw
a song of ancient times.  koulin kawa
a song of farewell.  koulin komwurumwur
a song of long ago, sung without instruments.  koulin mahs
a song of longing.  koulin loaloid
a song of praise, in the church.  koulin kaping
a song of returning, (see aluhmwur).  koulin aluhmwur
a song of ridicule, generally sung by individuals or groups, by winners to losers.  koulin kapailok
a song of sacred place names.  ehpw
a song of welcome.  koulin koasoamw
a song sung when drinking kava or alcohol.  koulin sakau
a song to accompany a kepir dance.  koulin kepir
a song to accompany a lehp dance.  koulin lehp
a song to accompany a wehn dance.  koulin wehn
a song used to cheer on althletes during an athletic competition or meet.  koulin undohkai
a song with a pulsing rhythmic delivery.  koulin pikipik
a song with crisp rhythmic pulses, simulating the sounds of an aip drum; a song sung to the accompaniment of an aip drum, traditionally sung at a kava ceremony during an informal visit by a Nahnmwarki to a family home.  koulin aip
a Sunday school song; a children's song sung in Protestant churches.  koulin santi sukuhl
a worldly song; a general name for songs about contemporary events and social problems.  koulin sampah
breath, breath of life; a song to accompany a kepir dance.  ngisin kepir
lullaby, a song to comfort a child.  koulin kemweit seri
song.  melikahka
song to soothe a restless child, often one which tells a story of a child of antiquity.  kadawado
song, hymn.  koul
song, hymn.  kounied
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 the dead or from abroad); also composed for groups that were exiled from Pohnpei in the past (because they thought they would never return) and today, for individuals who die or leave Pohnpei for a long time.  kedepwidepw
to start a song.  tiak₂
to start a song.  tiakada

Song of Songs  
Song of Songs, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).  Melkahkahn Melkahka kan

Sonneratia alba  
mangrove sp. Sonneratia alba.  koatoa

sonofabitch  
sonofabitch (a milder expletive in Pohnpeian than in English).  sanapapes

soothe  
to sing a song to soothe a restless child.  kadawado

soothsayer  
soothsayer.  sounkosetipw
soothsayer.  sounpoaropwe
soothsayer, fortune teller.  sounkasawih

sooty tern  
bird sp., sooty tern, Sterna fuscata oahuensis.  karakar₂

soprano  
to sing soprano.  supiran

sorcerer  
shaman, sorcerer.  sounwinahni

sorcery  
harmful magic, sorcery which left untreated causes death.  kau₃

sorrow  
sadness, sorrow, distress.  nsensuwed
sadness, sorrow, distress.  selikihr
sorrow, sadness, grief.  eimwelu
sorrow, sadness, grief.  eimwoalu
sorrow, sadness, grief.  pahtou₁

sorrowful  
sorrowful, sad, grieving, mourning.  eimwelu
sorrowful, sad, grieving, mourning.  eimwoalu
sorrowful, sad, grieving, mourning.  pahtou₁
disappointed, sorrowful, gloomy, downcast.  pohtou
mournful, sorrowful.  kesengiseng
sorrowful; depressing, discouraging, disappointing.  kansensuwed

sorry  
sad, sorry, distressed.  nsensuwed
sad, sorry, distressed.  selikihr
to be sorry.  pwuriamweikihla

sort  
appearance, shape; kind, sort, type₁, nature.  mwohmw
kind, sort, type₁.  soahng
kind, sort, type₁, typically with a negative connotation when used with reference to people.  kain
to be separated or sorted by type or category; to be segregated.  katohrohrpeseng
to be separated, to be sorted; to be segregated.  katohrohr
to separate or sort by type or category; to segregate.  katohrepeseng
to separate, to sort; to subtract.  katohre

soul  
soul, spirit, shadow.  ngehn
soul, the spiritual side of a being.  palingehn

sound  
a cry or sound produced by an animal.  sahng
any click-like sound.  tal
any very soft sound.  ingihng₂
beautiful sounding, with reference to achieving a desired vocal sound.  ngilamwahu
crackling, sound of something breaking.  tipwitipw
echo; barely discernable sound from a distant source.  moahd
nasal sound; cleft palate.  tumpwoar
sound made by the rubbing of crossed branches.  pesenkoahte
sounds of long ago; off-key, unable to follow the melody in a song.  ngilen kawa
sounds of long ago; off-key, unable to follow the melody in a song.  ngilen mahs
the sound dance paddles make when struck together or against a beam during a dance performance.  riahk
to hum, to groan, to produce a very soft sound.  ingitik
to make a sound, to speak, to utter.  lal
to recite; to sound out, to say syllable by syllable, to say word by word, to utter.  kapadal
unnatural or unclear, of sounds coming from a sound producing system.  pwurarrar
voice, tune, sound.  eling
voice; tune; sound.  ngihl

soup  
Chinese-style noodle soup.  ramen
Kosraean soup.  suhpwin Kusai
soup.  sopa
soup.  suhpw

sour  
sour.  karer
sour.  kiarawa
to become sour.  karerala

source  
a torch made of dried coconut palm fronds; a source of light; torch fishing.  ndil
source of a river or stream, upstream.  utuwi
source of vitality; meaning; sense.  mouri
source, of a river or a stream.  utuhnpil
source, origin, or parent of a surculose, a plant that produces suckers (root sprouts); ancestor.  inosada

soursop  
soursop, Annona muricata.  sei₃

south  
south.  paliais
south.  palieir
south; all lands to the south of Pohnpei.  eir

South Carolina  
South Carolina.  Karolaina Palieir
South Carolina.  Saud Karolaina

South Dakota  
South Dakota.  Dakohda Palieir
South Dakota.  Saud Dakohda

souvenir  
memorial, recollection, souvenir.  ketemenpe
souvenir, reminder.  mehn kataman
souvenir, reminder.  mehn ketemen

sovereign  
power rooted in spiritual or magical sources, magical, mysterious, spiritual; official; sovereign, authority.  manaman

sovereignty  
magic, mysterious or spiritual power; miracle; authority; sovereignty.  manaman

sow  
to sow or broadcast seed.  kamwarak

soy sauce  
soy sauce.  soiu₁

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sp.  
vinesp., a medicinal vine in the morning glory family, Merremia peltata.  salomp

space  
fork, as of a tree, road, etc.; the space between the fingers or toes.  kasang₁
hole or space between the katengepwel and the katengeleng; a place in a nahs.  dewenmei
slit, crack, small opening, empty space, outer space, air space.  nanwehwe
space between things, time between events, interval, interstice.  madol
space, atmosphere.  pahnlahng
to add space, to thin out, to space out in time.  kamalawa₁

spacious  
competent, capable, well-versed; able to take care of one's self; large or spacious, of inanimate objects.  koahiek
gigantic, spacious.  angahng

spade  
spade, in cards.  speht

spaghetti  
spaghetti.  spekedi

Spain  
Spain.  Sipein

Spanish  
the Spanish period.  Mwein Sipein

spank  
to be whipped or spanked.  weweti
to be whipped, to be beaten, to be spanked.  popoki
to be whipped, to beaten, to spanked.  wowoki
to spank or beat.  kamakam
to spank or beat.  keme
to spank, to beat.  apin
to whip, to beat, to spank.  poakih
to whip, to beat, to spank.  woakih
to whip, to spank.  wetih

spark  
spark.  dimwamwahi

spark plug  
spark plug.  sipahk
spark plug.  spahk

sparkle  
to sparkle; to be phosphorescent.  didmwerek

spash  
to make a spashing sound, as when walking in water.  uraur

Spatula clypeata  
bird sp., shoveller, Spatula clypeata.  tehkinwel

spawn  
to board, to step up onto, to climb aboard; of fish, to spawn on the reef.  karada₁
to board, to step up onto, to climb aboard; of fish, to spawn on the reef.  kerada

speak  
to criticize, to speak sharply to, to insult.  kepweikang
to give a negative impression or image of, to defame, to speak negatively of.  kahdsuwedih
to give a negative impression or image of, to defame, to speak negatively of.  koasoarsuwedih
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
to make a sound, to speak, to utter.  lal
to prophesy, to speak under God's influence.  kohp
to speak English.  lokaiahn wai
to speak in anger; to boast.  kahs₁
to speak incessantly.  pimpip
to speak incessantly; to run, said of a machine.  lallal
to speak to another using respect forms of speech.  maingih
to speak to, to talk to, to converse with, to give a speech to, of the Nahnmwarki.  poahngokih
to speak using respect forms of speech.  meing₁
to speak with an accent; to utter words or syllables.  sis₁
to speak, to be present.  pato
to speak, to talk, to converse, to discuss, to give a speech, of the Nahnken.  koasoai
to speak, to talk, to converse, to give a speech, of the Nahnken.  mahsen
to speak, to talk, to converse, to give a speech, of the Nahnmwarki.  poahngok
to talk, to speak.  lokaia
to to speak, to talk, to converse, to discuss, to give a speech, of the Nahnken.  pilepil

speaker  
speaker of the legislature.  spihker

spear  
harpoon; metal spear tip.  opohn
metal, nail, badge, spear for a speargun.  mete
spear handle.  ihpw₁
spear handle.  ipwen ketieu
spear, arrow, dart.  arep
spear, harpoon.  ketieu₁
to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced.  dokedi
to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced.  dokidi
to stab, to spear, to skewer, to give an injection, to innoculate.  doakoa
war spear.  lepinsaipali

spearfish  
a type of spearfishing done by baiting a line with a small breadfruit and then spearing the fish when they come to eat.  tenek kisinmei
a type of spearfishing done from above the surface of the water.  dokomwomw
a type of spearfishing, done in the mangrove swamp.  douiak

speargun  
speargun.  kesikped

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

specifications  
detail, specifications; information.  mengihtik

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

spectacular  
spectacular.  kapeudial
to be spectacular.  koudiahl

speech  
employing gross or inappropriate speech, speaking openly of sex, usually by women.  ausaledek
a speech asking for forgiveness.  sakaradahn tomw
a speech asking that the Nahnmwarki be blessed by the Enihlap.  sakaradahn keipweni
a speech given by the Nahnmwarki after an apology is made.  rerinpwaiso
a speech given by the Nahnmwarki after an apology is made.  ririnpwaiso
a speech giving thanks.  sakaradahn kaping
a speech of apology.  sakaradahn pekmahk
a speech of apology, apology, pardon.  sakaradahn misik
a speech requesting help.  sakaradahn peksawas
a speech to give or seek advice.  sakaradahn kaweid
a welcoming speech.  sakaradahn koasoamw
breath, breath of life; the power of one's speech.  angin dawas
breath, breath of life; the power of one's speech.  engin ahu
breath, breath of life; the power of one's speech.  engin dawas
eulogy .  sakaradahn eimwolu
excuse, pardon, a speech of apology.  sakar misik
high language, respect forms of speech.  meing₁
language, talk, conversation, speech; dispatch.  mahsen
speech.  kapahrek₁
speech.  lokaia
speech, talk, conversation, talk, of the Nahnmwarki.  poahngok
to give a speech.  kapahrek₁
to give a speech.  sakarada
to speak to, to talk to, to converse with, to give a speech to, of the Nahnmwarki.  poahngokih
to speak, to talk, to converse, to discuss, to give a speech, of the Nahnken.  koasoai
to speak, to talk, to converse, to give a speech, of the Nahnken.  mahsen
to speak, to talk, to converse, to give a speech, of the Nahnmwarki.  poahngok
to to speak, to talk, to converse, to discuss, to give a speech, of the Nahnken.  pilepil

speechless  
speechless, quiet.  malawahn
speechless, quiet.  sepeimwekid

speed  
to speed up, to make something go faster, to hasten.  kapitipit
to be sped up, to be made to go faster, to be hastened.  kepitipit
the power and/or speed produced by an engine or a person; horsepower.  pariki
to ignite, to add wood to a fire; to speed up, to make go faster, as an engine.  saunehng

speedboat  
speedboat.  spihdpwoht

speedy  
fast₁, speedy.  dopas
fast₁, speedy; violent.  uk
speedy, fast₁.  sipihdo

spell  
a magical spell used to cast out an angry spirit or the ghost of an ancestor.  unahnihn kaus eni
a spell to protect against ocean spirits.  silasil en madau
an unfavorable prediction; a spell to bring about a negative outcome.  sapwar
divination, spell, magical rite.  pweh
orthography, spelling system.  koasoandi en nting
spell, incantation.  parapwe
spell, magic, incantation.  winahni
spell, magic, incantation.  wunahni
to cast a deadly magic spell using a fireball.  kesikdole
to cast a spell.  kaudokado
to cast a spell by another that causes sleepiness, aches, and a desire to complete an objective; to obscure one's thought.  karotongala
to cast a spell on.  winahnih
to cast a spell on.  wunahnih
to comfort, to console; to cast a spell to bring comfort to someone suffering from a broken heart.  koaloalamwahu
to comfort, to console; to cast a spell to bring comfort to someone suffering from a broken heart.  koaloalamwahwih
to spell.  sipel
to spell.  sipelih

spellbound  
to watch intently; to be spellbound, to be stupified.  dahla

spelling  
spelling.  sipehl

sperm  
human sperm.  nahu
sperm.  pilen kus

Sphaeropteris lunulata  
fern spp., Sphaeropteris lunulata or Sphaeropteris nigricans, a tree fern commonly used for house posts.  katar

Sphaeropteris nigricans  
fern spp., Sphaeropteris lunulata or Sphaeropteris nigricans, a tree fern commonly used for house posts.  katar

Sphagneticola trilobata  
plant spp., Bidens alba, Melanthera biflora, and Sphagneticola trilobata.  ngkahu

sphere  
ball; stomach; sphere.  mpwei

Sphyraena barracuda  
fish sp., great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda.  suhre

Sphyraena genie  
fish sp., blackfin barracuda, Sphyraena genie.  sarau

spicy  
peppery, spicy, hot.  kerengireng

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

spider sp.  
spider sp.  likan
spider sp.  nahluhk

spider web  
spider web, cobweb.  pesen likan

spike  
nail, spike.  nihl

spill  
to be poured; to be spilled.  widek
to pour; to spill.  wideki
to spill, of a liquid; to shed₁, of tears.  kakerehdi

spin  
to turn, to spin, to twist.  pir₁
to turn, to spin, to twist.  pirer

spinal column  
spinal column.  tihlepe

spine  
brain; spinal marrow.  malioio

spiny  
thorny, spiny.  takatek
thorny, spiny.  tekatek

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

spiral  
spiral, of a horn.  kodpinipin

spirit  
a legendary spirit on Pohnpei, known sometimes to be treacherous.  Luhk Olapahd
a spirit (eni) sickness, causing one to speak incoherently, use obscenities, and have bad dreams.  katieni
a spirit (eni) sickness, causing one to speak incoherently, use obscenities, and have bad dreams.  ketieni
evil spirit, demon.  ngehn suwed
evil spirit, demon.  ngensuwed
ghost, spirit, usually one considered to be malicious.  eni
land spirit, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nansapw
mangrove spirit, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nahniak
ocean spirit, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nansed
sky spirit, one of four types of environmentally related spirits.  enihn nan wehwe
soul, spirit, shadow.  ngehn
spirit.  nahn₅
the name a traditional spirit, known for having travelled to Sapwuahfik.  Isohpahu
the spirit of God.  Ngenen Koht

spirit medium  
canoe, vehicle, vessel belonging to the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken; spirit medium.  tehnwar
canoe, vehicle, vessel; spirit medium.  wahr

spiritual  
power rooted in spiritual or magical sources, magical, mysterious, spiritual; official; sovereign, authority.  manaman
soul, the spiritual side of a being.  palingehn

spit  
to spit.  kendip₁
to spit.  lik₃
to spit.  linohdi
to spit out.  pwurak

spittoon  
spittoon.  deunkendip
spittoon.  dewen kendip

splash  
steam, smoke, vapor, spout, splash (of a liquid).  kusupek
to be splashing water towards an object, to be moistened, to be sprayed.  usup
to break, of waves; to splash.  pwungidek
to splash water at an object, to be moistened, to be sprayed.  weisip
to splash water at an object, to moisten, to spray.  weisipih
to splash water towards an object, to moisten, to spray.  usupih
to splash; to wash up on the reef or shore.  pwungur
to swell or break, of waves; to splash.  pwung₂

splatter  
to make a splattering noise.  pwirar

spleen  
spleen.  ehtik
spleen.  keisartik
spleen.  pwaked₂

split  
to be split.  pwepweik
to be split, of a husked coconut; to be rung, of a bell.  les₂
to split.  pwaik
to split a husked coconut; to ring₂ a bell.  leser
to split wood for firewood.  pweiktuwi

splotched  
spotted, splotched.  mwangerenger

spoil  
to spoil, of cooked food.  poula

spoiled  
to be broken, ruined, destroyed, spoiled, injured.  ohla
of breadfruit, ripe, soft, and sweet when cooked; overripe, rotten, spoiled, decayed.  mat₁
self-centered, demanding; of children, spoiled; of an infant, always crying.  sakon
self-centered, demanding; of children, spoiled; of an infant, always crying.  soakon

spokesperson  
an eloquent public speaker, a master spokesperson.  sounlokaia
an eloquent public speaker, a master spokesperson.  uhneipwa

sponge  
bathing sponge.  lehpsed
bathing sponge.  limwen duhdu
bathing sponge.  limwoaluhlu
sponge; moss , lichen.  lihmw
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe off; to give a baby a sponge bath.  ahlimwe
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe off; to give a baby a sponge bath.  dahlimwe
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe off; to give a baby a sponge bath.  limwahdake
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe; to take a sponge bath.  ahlimw
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe; to take a sponge bath.  dahlimw
to sponge off, to wipe dry.  limerer
to sponge off, to wipe dry.  limwilimw₁
to sponge off; to wipe dry, to take a sponge bath.  limerere
to sponge off; to wipe dry, to take a sponge bath.  limwdake
to sponge off; to wipe dry, to take a sponge bath.  limwih

sponge bath  
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe; to take a sponge bath.  ahlimw
to mop, to sponge off, to wipe; to take a sponge bath.  dahlimw
to sponge off; to wipe dry, to take a sponge bath.  limerere
to sponge off; to wipe dry, to take a sponge bath.  limwdake
to sponge off; to wipe dry, to take a sponge bath.  limwih

spongy  
sprouting coconut palm; coconut cotelydon, the spongy center of a sprouting coconut, also known as a coconut apple.  pahr₃

spontaneous  
automatic; skillful, knowledgeable; spontaneous; fast₁.  audomadik

spoon  
spoon.  supwuhn
to scoop out; to eat with a spoon.  toutou₂

spot  
spot, stain.  mwei₁

spotted  
colored, spotted, pied.  mwaimwai
colored, spotted, pied.  mweimwei₃
spotted, splotched.  mwangerenger

spotted 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

spouse  
a person whose spouse dies and who then marries another who also dies.  selime
primary spouse or lover.  kamwohd
spouse, husband or wife.  pwoud
spouse, husband or wife.  pwutuhn
spouse, husband or wife; companion, mate.  werek
spouse, married in church.  inou sarawi
the opposite sex sibling of one's spouse, the spouse of one's opposite sex sibling.  mwah

spout  
steam, smoke, vapor, spout, splash (of a liquid).  kusupek

sprain  
to be sprained, to be turned, of the ankle.  ruwek

spray  
fumes, spray from the surf.  edinnoh
fumes, spray from the surf.  edinsed
smoke, spray, mist.  ahd₃
spray resulting from the paddling of a canoe.  edinsei
to be splashing water towards an object, to be moistened, to be sprayed.  usup
to be sprayed; to be drained.  kokus
to splash water at an object, to be moistened, to be sprayed.  weisip
to splash water at an object, to moisten, to spray.  weisipih
to splash water towards an object, to moisten, to spray.  usupih
to spray or blow inside, of windblown rain.  arer
to spray or blow inside, of windblown rain.  sikarer
to spray, to cause to flow; to drain.  kakus

spread  
to be distributed, to be spread around.  pahng₂
to be fecund; to spread from one area to another.  par₅
to be spread around.  mwarahk
to be spread around, of news.  peirekseli
to be spread out.  kemerek
to be spread, as a sheet or blanket.  iraparap
to float in space; to spread, of sound.  udenmeih
to spread apart evenly.  merek₁
to spread everywhere, to surround, to enclose.  kipe
to spread gravel or coral, as on the road.  pwukere
to spread leaves for preserved breadfruit, to line the pit; to spread leaves upon which food is to be placed.  pahda
to spread leaves for preserved breadfruit, to line the pit; to spread leaves upon which food is to be placed.  pahda
to spread out.  kamarak
to spread out objects.  kiedpeseng
to spread something.  kihpeseng
to spread the hot stones of a uhmw.  eruhmw
to spread the hot stones of an uhmw.  kerengkpei
to spread the stones of an uhmw too thin, so that the earth shows.  erpehs
to spread, as a sheet or blanket; to drape, as with a sheet or blanket.  irepe₁
to stir apart, as when spreading stones when uncovering an uhmw; to spread out something that is in a pile, using an implement.  arihpeseng
to trace; to cause to spread.  kedeudeu
to unroll, to lay out or spread out, as a sleeping mat.  perek

spring  
fountain, spring, of water.  diwi
spring, a place where water wells up from an underground source.  pwoarukus
spring, as a coil spring.  sipiring₁
to spring back.  pit₁
to spring up; to be shaken up.  kesehkida₂
well₁, spring (of water).  pwarer
wire, spring.  waia
wire, spring.  wehia

springy  
appearing physically out of shape or unfit; flexible, springy, disjointed, limping, used to describe a manner of walking.  kiahweliwel

sprinkle  
to sprinkle water, as on clothing prior to ironing.  kaurere

sprout  
a yam that has grown for two years, the second sprouting of a yam, after the vine dies off the first time.  sohiak
new shoot or sprout of a tuber; spur of a rooster.  ose
sprout of a yam.  oh₃
to be newly sprouting, of yams.  osepwel
to sprout.  urompwida
to sprout, to grow.  os
to sprout, to send forth the first shoots, said of a cutting.  dikek

sprouting  
prolific, sprouting abundantly, commonly of coconuts or breadfruit, but can be used for any sprouting plant.  par₅

spur  
new shoot or sprout of a tuber; spur of a rooster.  ose

spy  
spy, secret agent.  sipaining
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  sipai
spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch.  supai
to spy.  lipahrok₁
to spy on.  linohdih
to spy on.  lipahroke
to spy on; to tell a story while acting it out.  sipaih
to spy on; to tell a story while acting it out.  supaih
to spy; to describe in detail.  sipai
to spy; to describe in detail; to do a play or theatrical representation.  supai
to watch out for, to look out for, to observe, to spy on.  mwasahn

spyglass  
spyglass, telescope, binoculars.  tupweiklas

sa    sc    se    sh    si    sk    sl    sm    sn    so    sp    sq    st    su    sw    sy       -top-  

square  
quadrangle, square.  permasepeng
square, the carpenter's tool.  sukuwehia
to be quadrangular, to be square.  permasepeng

squash  
pumpkin; squash; Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita pepo; one who has an unfaithful spouse.  pwengkin

squat  
to be dented; to squat down in the water.  mwoaloaldi
to squat.  kohntutuk

squeak  
to creak or squeak; to make a tearing or grating noise.  tehrek
to hiss, to squeak.  didihk

squeaking  
to make a squeaking noise.  pwedehk
to make a squeaking noise.  pwidihk

squeeze  
to be squeezed or pressed, to be pushed, as a switch.  ped
to squeeze kava that has been set aside in anticipation of the arrival of titled guests.  wenglopwon
to squeeze kava until it is completely dried out.  wengmad
to squeeze or press, to push, as a switch.  padik
to squeeze through, to pass through in spite of an obstacle.  duwal
to squeeze, to braid together.  ingidpene
to squeeze, to compress.  mwudan
to wring, to squeeze with a twisting motion.  wengid
to wring, to squeeze with a twisting motion.  wengiweng

squid  
squid, Sepidenthis lessoni.  nuhd

squint  
one-eyed, squint eyed.  maspali
to squint at.  kamangk
to squint one's eyes.  kamangkpene

squirrelfish  
fish sp., squirrelfish.  sara sike weitahta
fish sp., squirrelfish.  sara weitahta
fish sp., squirrelfish.  sara₂
fish sp., squirrelfish, Myripristis adustus.  mwuhn

sa    sc    se    sh    si    sk    sl    sm    sn    so    sp    sq    st    su    sw    sy       -top-  

stab  
to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced.  dokedi
to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced.  dokidi
to stab.  katuk₁
to stab, to spear, to skewer, to give an injection, to innoculate.  doakoa

stack  
pile, stack.  kasokasok
to pile up, to stack.  kasoke
to stack, to pile up.  kaposoke

stacked  
to be stacked.  posoke

staff  
cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  dakapahr
cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  irar₁
cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  irareileng
cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  irareiso
cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  rareiso
cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  sokon

stage  
scene, as in a play; a stage setting.  sihn₁

stagger  
to stagger.  sas₁
to stagger, to have difficulty keeping one's footing.  wasas

stain  
color; pattern or design, as on cloth; stain, mark; freckle, mole, or any skin discoloration.  mwahi
mildew, stain caused by mildew.  enihep
spot, stain.  mwei₁
to be painted or stained with paint made from ais₁ nuts, especially canoes.  aisais
to be stained; to be dyed.  rei
to dye, to stain.  kodu
to paint or stain something with paint made from ais₁ nuts, especially canoes.  aisih
to stain; to dye.  reid

stairs  
ladder, steps, stairs.  karadak
ladder, steps, stairs.  kehndake
ladder, steps, stairs.  keradak

stake  
a husking tool, as for husking coconuts; a stake for splitting the trunk of a kava plant, typically ten to twelve inches in diameter and six to seven feet long, sharpened flat on one end, made of mangrove.  kohd₂
a stake for splitting the trunk of a kava plant, typically ten to twelve inches in diameter and six to seven feet long, sharpened flat on one end, made of mangrove.  lakaukod
a stake made from the noni (weipwul) tree, used to pry kava stems from the stump during ritual activities.  kirikei
the small stakes attached to the outrigger and the two central supports of a canoe.  rahk₂

stalk  
stalk, of coconuts.  tehnkehl

stamp  
a stamp, trademark.  sidamp
to be stamped.  sidamp
to stamp.  sidampih

stand  
always standing.  likekehu
to leave, to stand up.  patohda
to make someone stand, to set someone upright.  kehlenge
to make someone stand, to set someone upright.  kesihnene
to stand.  kehleng
to stand.  kesihnen
to stand.  keuhleng
to stand erect.  kasihker
to stand erect.  kesihker
to stand for, to side with; to support, to agree with, to favor.  uhki
to stand up.  kesihnenda
to stand up.  ninlengda
to stand up.  uhda
to stand up, to stand straight up.  kesihkerada
to stand with one's hands on one's hips, to stand with one's arms akimbo.  pedilukop
to stand, to be presented.  uh₂
to take a firm stand.  ideidamah
to tolerate, to stand, to endure.  pwerieng

stanza  
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

staple  
large staple, as used in building.  kasingai

star  
star, starfish.  usu
Venus, the morning star.  Usuhn Rahn
Venus, the morning star.  Usuhrahn

star fruit  
star fruit tree, carambola, Averrhoa carambola.  ansu

starch  
starch.  sidahs
the starchy growth found near decaying dohng trees, formerly exported to Japan where it was used in the manufacture of drugs.  usolendong
the starchy growth found near decaying dohng trees, formerly exported to Japan where it was used in the manufacture of drugs.  wusolendong

stare  
to be staring.  koumoal
wide-eyed, staring.  duwarawar
to stare at.  kakil
to stare at.  koumoale
to stare at incessantly.  koumoalehdi
to stare at one another.  pekekil
to stare, to be with one's eyes wide open.  duwar

starfish  
crown of thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, covered with long spines, destroys the coral of coral reefs.  rarahni
New Guinea starfish.  ulungen wehi
star, starfish.  usu

starling  
bird sp., Micronesian starling, Aplonis opaca ponapensis.  sioahk

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

start  
an exclamation used to signal the start of an activity; Heave!.  ioiso
to be first in line or in order; to start an activity.  kohmwowe
to begin, to start.  tapiada
to begin, to start.  tep₁
to begin, to start.  tepida
to go first, to precede, to start early.  tieng
to initiate, to start something.  tekehda
to restart, to start over, as in the preparation of kava; to refill.  audsapahl
to start.  sdahdo
to start a fire with something.  kaokehda
to start a fire, to kindle.  oukan₁
to start a process or procedure, of a court hearing; to convene, of a meeting.  keielekida
to start a song.  tiak₂
to start a song.  tiakada
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
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
to start or to burn, of a fire; to glow, as of embers.  ngken
to start suddenly.  pwuhriek
to start, of an engine.  kamaurada
to start, of an engine.  posada
to start; to move.  ourlap

starvation  
starvation.  duhpek

starved  
starved.  duhpek

state  
an autonomous paramount chiefdom; a political unit, as a municipality, district, state, country, or kingdom.  wehi₂
information, subject; condition or state of a person or thing.  ire₁
to declare, either verbally or in writing; to state, to say.  ketihtihki
to say, to mention, to state.  idawarih
to say, to mention, to state.  koasoaia
to say, to mention, to state.  nda

State of Pohnpei  
State of Pohnpei (used in the Constitution), more commonly Wein Pohnpei.  Weipokon en Pohnpei

statement  
an oral will₁, a final statement or injunction made by a dying Nahnmwarki.  pilerehre
statement, declaration.  ketihti₁
to make a final statement or wish, by one who is dying.  pilerehre
to request permission to leave; to confess; to announce, to make a statement.  sakarada

station  
broadcast station.  proahdkahs sdeisin
rank or station; sitting area or location; place for a sexual liaison.  dehu
station of the cross.  esdasion
to be stationed at, to be residing at ; to be subject to.  mihla
weather station.  wehder sdeisin

status  
to diminish in status.  sepwilidi
to improve in status.  sepwilida
to move; to change status.  sepwil-

stay  
to stay overnight.  keidenpwong
to stay overnight.  keidpwong
to stay overnight, to go to bed, to bed down.  keidpwongidi
to stay overnight, to go to bed, to bed down.  pweidi
to stay overnight, to go to bed, to bed down.  pweiekidi
to stay overnight, to go to bed, to bed down.  seidi
to stay temporarily.  keiru
to stay up and party all night, literally 'to screw down'.  sukuruhdi
to stay up late; to hold a wake.  pehdenpwong
to stay, to live as in reside.  ketiket₃
to stay, to live as in reside.  ketket

steadfast  
steadfast.  ideidamah

steak  
steak.  sdeik
steak.  sidaik

steal  
given to stealing food at a feast; hardheaded.  lidoandoar
to move something slowly and quietly; to snatch, to steal, to do something illegal.  kawaii
to save from harm; to separate fighters; to steal or seize food at a feast.  doare
to steal.  pirap

steal-the-flag  
a game, similar to steal-the-flag.  alasapw
victory; a game, similar to steal-the-flag.  pansahi

steam  
steam, smoke, vapor, spout, splash (of a liquid).  kusupek
the steam that comes from burning undried firewood.  sengisengenmwoalu

steamboat  
steamboat.  pwoht kisiniei

steamer  
steamer.  sidihma

steep  
steep area, cliff.  nierehr
steep, as of a slope.  uk-₂
steep, downhill.  ukedi
steep, uphill.  ukada

steepheaded parrotfish  
fish sp., steepheaded parrotfish, Scarus gibbus.  maulik

steer  
to steer a canoe with a paddle.  pel₃
to steer a canoe with a paddle.  peliki
to steer a vehicle.  ilihl
to steer a vehicle; to provide guidance.  ilihlih
to steer a vehicle; to provide guidance.  iling

steering wheel  
steering wheel.  mehn ilihl
steering wheel.  mehn windeng

stem  
a kava stem that is cut off after the root is divided because it is too long.  karainmes
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
stem of a fruit.  kehke
stem of a kava plant.  rahn sakau
stem of the ivory nut palm, the portion before the fronds emerge;.  ida
stem; handle.  kirikir
the designated name for limeseleng, the fourth stem pried off from the enihlap (the largest kava in a feast) during the kava ritual.  rehretleng
the designated name for the limesepwel, the third stem pried off from the enihlap (the largest kava in a feast) during the kava ritual.  rehrehnkedu
the designated name for the limesrahra, the second stem pried off from the enihlap (the largest kava in a feast) during the kava ritual.  rehrehnkatau
the name of the first kava stem pried off from the Enihlap (the largest kava stump in a feast) during the kava ritual.  limesrihri
the stem of a kava plant, including the root, pried from the enihlap, the largest kava plant at a feast used for the kava ritual; the edible part of a kava stem.  ewen rah
the stem of a kava plant, including the root, pried from the enihlap, the largest kava plant at a feast, used during the kava ritual; the edible part of a kava stem.  mesen rah
the term used for the four kava stems that are pried from the stump of the Enihlap, the largest kava plant in a kava ceremony.  limes

step  
step, of a ladder or stairs, rank.  dake₃
to alight or step down; to flow or drop, as of a liquid.  keredi
to be stepped upon.  tiati₂
to board, to step up onto, to climb aboard; of fish, to spawn on the reef.  karada₁
to board, to step up onto, to climb aboard; of fish, to spawn on the reef.  kerada
to descend into, to fall into, to step into, as a hole.  pwuhr-
to step.  kahk₁
to step forward; to pass over.  tiala
to step on.  tiak₁
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

stepchild  
children and stepchildren of a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  tohndipwinsou
stepchild.  serihn peidiar

steps  
ladder, steps, stairs.  karadak
ladder, steps, stairs.  kehndake
ladder, steps, stairs.  keradak

stepson  
stepson, a male who becomes a son by marriage.  lihlihn sohpeidi
stepson, son by marriage.  serihn loangen madeu

stern  
paddler who sits in the stern of a canoe.  mwurinwar
stern, of parents or spouses; self-centered, causing others difficulty because of the desire to have everything one's way.  koakos
stern-faced, unsmiling.  likokounsop
to be stern with.  koakose

Sterna bergii  
bird sp., great crested tern, Sterna bergii.  sakier

Sterna fuscata oahuensis  
bird sp., sooty tern, Sterna fuscata oahuensis.  karakar₂

stew pan  
cooking pot, broiler, stew pan.  ainpwoat
cooking pot, broiler, stew pan.  einpwoat

stick  
a pair of sticks for picking up things.  pwoarus
a pole or stick for carrying a water container; the heavens above.  tienleng
a stick used for handing a head garland (mwaramwar) to a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  kisin tuhke
a stick used for handing a head garland (mwaramwar) to a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.  lengihngihso
a throwing stick, typically a reed, used in the game peisihr.  sihr₁
log, stick; short sticks (approximately 5-6 inches in length) used in the dokia dance.  lepin tuhke
pointed wooden stick, used as a tool for husking coconuts or for digging, as when digging up yams.  ahk tuhke
pointed wooden stick, used as a tool for husking coconuts or for digging, as when digging up yams.  aktuhke
stick for husking coconuts.  ahk en kodering
stick for husking coconuts.  eken kodering
stick for picking up hot stones, pinchers; pliers.  pahmwei
stick of hibiscus wood, used to store kava cups.  doulong
stick used for spreading stones in a uhmw.  pwouleng
stick used for spreading stones in an uhmw.  dih₂
the small stick attached to the end of a breadfruit picking pole, typically made of ketieu₂ or guava; the stick used in a fire trough for starting a fire.  nahi₂
the small stick attached to the end of a breadfruit picking pole, typically made of ketieu₂ or guava; the stick used in a fire trough for starting a fire.  nahi₂
to retrieve from a hole with one's hand, to reach or stick a hand into a hole; to gag oneself with one's finger.  pwadik₁
to take hold, to stick; to be effective.  man
upright sticks that are inserted into an outrigger to secure it.  ketiuk

stick out  
to protrude, to stick out.  tikelekelada

sticks  
sticks for picking up hot stone; pinchers; pliers.  pahnmwei

sticky  
adherent, cohesive, gummy, sticky; insistent; tense.  ngidingid
grimy, sticky, the feeling one has when one needs to bathe.  lidapedep
sticky.  pas₂
sticky.  pwilipwil
to make something pasty or sticky, such as a starchy liquid.  katenihala

Sticopus japonicus  
sea cucumber, Sticopus japonicus, found on lagoon slopes, eaten, a favored food in Asia.  loangon

stiff  
stiff neck.  tepinwer medek
stiff; straight; also used to describe eyes with an epicanthic fold.  dengideng
taut; stiff; tensed up, as of a muscle.  deng₁

stigma  
blame, stigma.  rou

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

stimulated  
to be sexually stimulated by foreplay.  kararanda
to be sexually stimulated by foreplay.  udenmelda

sting  
to sting, as of a jellyfish, Portuguese man of war, etc.  pitik

stinging  
stinging.  sos

stingray  
stingray.  likendinkep

stingy  
stingy.  lipweipwein lehk
stingy.  lipwepwein lehk
stingy.  tengen lehk
stingy.  tengin lehk
temperamental; stingy.  litikitik

stink  
You stink!, a derogatory exclamation used principally by women.  pwohmat

stinking  
stinking, foul-smelling.  ngelingel₂
stinking, foul-smelling.  ngilingil
strong smelling, stinking.  pwohpwo₂

stinky  
stinky, having a foul smell.  pwohngelingel

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

stir  
to be stirred up, to be aroused.  mwekidida
to poke; to push or pull with a stick or the feet; to stir with an implement.  die
to stir apart, as when spreading stones when uncovering an uhmw; to spread out something that is in a pile, using an implement.  arihpeseng
to stir or sigh in one's sleep.  koahnek
to stir or sigh in one's sleep.  rerinmwoalu
to stir, to mix, to agitate.  erpe
to stir, to probe with something.  arih
to stir; to probe.  erier

stitch  
stitch; needlework.  deidei
to sew, to stitch; to dig; to root₁, as a pig.  deidei

stockings  
stockings, socks.  sidakin

stocky  
bulky, stocky, thick, large in girth.  ahlap

stoke  
to be rekindled, to be stoked, of a fire.  depwidepw

stomach  
ball; stomach; sphere.  mpwei
belly, guts, stomach.  kapehd
stomach.  edin mwenge
stomach, chest, bosom; the area immediately in front of one.  kupwuriso
stomach, of certain fish like tuna; core, as of breadfruit, kernel; hemorrhoids, piles.  pwuri
wish, intention, decision, desire, heart; belly, guts, stomach.  kupwur₁

stomach ache  
mangrove sickness, causing one to experience joint pain, with an accompanying headache, stomach ache, and back ache; the intensity of the illness is said to vary with the height of the tides, with the most severe symptoms at high tide.  soumwahu en naniak
stomach ache.  nankapehdmedek
stomach ache or severe abdominal pain (or uterine pain in females), including symptoms of dizziness and closing of the eyes.  kapehd medek

stomp  
to stomp on.  tomur
to stomp, to make a thudding noise with the foot.  tom

stone  
to engage in the act of stoning someone or something.  kostakai
a pair of large stones set on the ground next to and outside of the pair of logs that provide the main support for the fireword structure of an uhmw.  katengepwel
a red hot stone from the uhmw used to sterilize a pounding stone to be employed in the preparation of lihli for the Nahnmwarki.  kuskar
a stone placed in front of an entrance to a house, used to wipe one's feet on.  dakadakiso
a stone placed in front of an entrance to a house, used to wipe one's feet on.  dakeiso
a stone placed in front of an entrance to a house, used to wipe one's feet on.  litehmwahu
a stone placed in front of an entrance to a house, used to wipe one's feet on.  takain wudeh
a stone ramp built to access a traditional house, structured so that, when people walk on it, it makes a noise and alerts the occupants that someone is approaching.  peinkarong
a stone used to pound kava roots; a kava stone.  takain sukusuk
file₂, sharpening stone, razor strop.  mehn adahd
kava pounding stone.  ketia₃
kava pounding stone.  moahl₁
kidney stone, causing pain in the back and numbness in the legs.  soumwahu en mwidihlik
large flat basalt pounding stone employed in the preparation of kava or pounded foods, chosen for its sonorous qualities.  peitehl
large flat basalt pounding stone employed in the preparation of kava or pounded foods, one not chosen for its sonorous qualities.  peisoan
one of the principal kava stones in a feasthouse.  uhpeimwahu
pile of stones.  asang
place of the uhmw; small stones used for making an uhmw.  rahs
small stones that are set on the ground between the two logs that support the structure of an uhmw.  pahras
stone, rock, flint of a cigarette lighter.  takai
the first kava stone located to the right as you enter a feasthouse.  kehnekuh
the kava stone in a nahs from which the Nahnken is served, located on the opposite side of the Pelen Koadu. In U and Kitti, it is located in the left front area of the nahs. In Madolenihmw, Nett, and Sokehs, it is located in the right front area.  pelen wahu
the large stones that are placed around the edge of the uhmw to prevent hot steam from escaping.  koasepen uhmw
the large stones that are placed around the edge of the uhmw to prevent hot steam from escaping.  koasepwel
the name of one of the four kava pounding stones.  moahleileng
the name of one of the four kava pounding stones.  moahleina
the name of one of the four kava pounding stones.  moahleini
the name of one of the four kava pounding stones.  moahleiso
the name of one of the kava pounding stones used for pounding kava dedicated to the Nahnken.  souriahtik
the name of one of the kava pounding stones used for pounding kava dedicated to the Nahnmwarki.  souriahlap
the name of one of the kava pounding stones used for pounding kava on the stone that is dedicated to the Nahnmwarki.  moahlasang katau
the name of one of the kava pounding stones used for pounding kava roots on the stone dedicated to the Nahnken.  moahlamwahu
the principal kava stone in a nahs from which the Nahnmwarki is served. In U and Kitti, it is located in the right front area of the nahs. In Madolenihmw, Nett, and Sokehs, it is located in the left front area.  pelen koadu
the principal kava stone in a nahs, from which the Nahnmwarki is served.  soumoahl
the stones used in an uhmw.  pahi₄
to pile stones on firewood in the preparation of an uhmw.  takaida
to spread the hot stones of an uhmw.  kerengkpei
to stone, to throw rocks at.  kate

stone-cutter  
the master stone-cutter of Sokehs who, after being banished from Nan Madol, built the stone city of Sapwtakai in Kepihleng; also known by the titles Keteumanien and Lempwei Sok.  Lempwei Sapal

stonefish  
fish sp., a kind of stonefish; scorpion fish.  nehu₁

stony  
stony areas that are dangerous to cross due to their instability.  nanmweli

stoop  
porch; covered stoop of a Japanese style house.  kengkang
to stoop down, to bow₁.  itiekidi
to stoop down, to bow₁.  maliedi

stooped  
to bend forward from the waist; to walk in a stooped position; to bow₁.  dairuk
to bend forward from the waist; to walk in a stooped position; to bow₁.  pairuk₁

stop  
Enough!, Stop!.  eriher
to be ended, terminated, or stopped; to be amputated.  tok₁
to be stopped, to be shortened.  katokotokidi
to die; to stop, of a mechanical object.  mehla
to halt, to stop; to hold, in a card game.  ohlet
to move backwards; to backslide; to stop suddenly.  pweiek
to stop.  katuke
to stop.  keilepeh
to stop.  sdop
to stop abruptly, to cease abruptly.  tokedi
to stop and rest during an overland journey.  keidialidi
to stop by, to stop in on, to visit.  sop₁
to stop by, to stop in on, to visit.  sup
to stop some action.  kapweiek
to stop something from continuing.  katukehdi
to stop something from continuing, to conclude, to put an end to.  kairala
to stop, of a moving object, to cease an action; to yield; to point the top of something that is below.  uhdi
to stop, of rain.  mahkada
to stop, to hinder.  kauhdi
to stop; to shorten.  katokiedi
to turn while in motion; to change direction; to stop along the way.  wet₁

stopper  
a stopper for a hole in a drinking coconut used by high titled people.  limetleng
a stopper for the hole in a drinking coconut used by high titled people.  lipaiere
a stopper for the hole made in a drinking coconut used by high-titled people.  pinepen uhpw
stopper.  pinapin
stopper.  pinepe
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

storage  
something put away in storage.  nekinek

storage area  
storage area in the front of a feasthouse, where the porch roof extends inside.  dihsek

store  
store.  imwen net
store, shop.  sdohwa
store, shop.  sidohwa
to save, keep, store, put away.  nekidala
to save, to store.  kanekid
to store objects between cross pieces of thatch.  dilipada
to store, to keep.  nekid
to store, to put away.  nekinek
wholesale store.  ohlsehl

storehouse  
warehouse, storehouse.  imwen kepwe
warehouse, storehouse.  imwen nahk

storeroom  
storeroom, storage area.  nahk

storm  
gust of wind; storm, gale.  mwutinieng
to be struck by a windstorm or typhoon.  engieng
to be struck by a windstorm or typhoon.  melimel
to bluster or storm about when angry or agitated.  waht
windstorm, typhoon.  melimel

story  
history, sacred story, the practice of history.  poadoapoad
legend, story based partially on fact, containing elements of truth, but recognized as fiction.  soaiipoad
tale, story, beadtime story.  pilepilenpwong
tale, story, beadtime story.  soaii
talk, conversation, discussion, rumor, story, adage, parable.  koasoai
talk, conversation, discussion, rumor, story, adage, parable.  pilepil
to invent a false or negative story about another.  kinehieng
to invent a story that blames another.  kinehsang

story teller  
historian, one known for his knowledge of Pohnpeian history, a master story teller.  soupoad

story₁  
story₁, of a building.  posoke
story₁, of a building.  teik

stout  
fat, stout, obese.  mworourou

stove  
stove.  sidohp

straight  
stiff; straight; also used to describe eyes with an epicanthic fold.  dengideng
straight; straightforward, impartial, fair.  inen

straighten  
to straighten; to inventory; to aim.  kainene
to straighten; to inventory; to defecate.  kainen

straightforward  
straight; straightforward, impartial, fair.  inen

strain  
to strain in a sieve.  sihp₂
to strain in a sieve.  sihpih₂
to strain one's neck to see.  usuwer
to strain one's neck to see something.  usuwarih
to strain one's neck to see something.  usuwere
to strain, to push while holding one's breath.  enginleng
to strain, to push while holding one's breath.  sohnek
to strain, to push while holding one's breath.  sounek

straining  
skinny, bony; straining under the weight of something.  tihrereng

strake  
canoe part, the vertical sheer strake that ordinarily extends above the central portion of the leeward gunwale.  pedilik₁

strand  
strand of hair.  pitenpeipei
strand of hair.  pitenwel
strand of hair.  uliunleng
strand, as of hair; fiber, as of sennit or cloth.  angkot
strand, as of hair; fiber, as of sennit or cloth.  ainkot

stranded  
to be stranded in shallow water.  pindi

strangler fig  
tree sp., strangler fig, Ficus tinctoria, used in making cloth; a belt worn by women made of the bark of the nihn tree.  nihn₁

strawberry conch  
shellfish sp., Strombus luhuanus, strawberry conch; also used as a general term for Strombus spp.  ilengtik

strawberry guava  
strawberry guava, Psidium cattleianum and Psidium guajava, the leaves of which are boiled to make a tea which is effective in the treatment of diarrhea.  kuwahpa

stream  
a stream.  piletik
a stream that forms the southern boundary of Mesenieng in Nett.  Dawen Neu
a stream that forms the southern boundary of Mesenieng in Nett.  Dewen Neu
row; mountain range; small stream.  kahng₂
stream.  pilitik₂

street  
a basin of food intended as a contribution to a party, when one does not expect the container to be returned; the name of a party employing such basins; one-way street.  wanwehi
road, street, trail, path; line; way.  ahl₁

strength  
said of one who shows off his power or strength.  angkehlail
strength, power, health, life.  kehl₁

strengthen  
to be strengthened; to get encouragement.  kakehlail
to strengthen, to encourage; to confirm, as in the confirmation rite in the church.  kakehlailih
to strengthen, to heal, to encourage; to confirm.  kakehla
to strengthen, to heal, to encourage; to confirm.  kakehlaka

strenuous  
strenuous, diligent.  ngihtehte

stress  
stress, tedium, weariness.  kapwunod

stressful  
stressful; tedious, wearisome.  kapwunod

stretch  
to be pressed, to be ironed; to be stretched.  kedengida
to be stretched; to be made taut; to be tensed, of a muscle.  kedeng
to expand, to stretch, as of clothing; to sag, as a rope.  eirekpeseng
to extend one's or stretch out one's arms; to train₁ a hibiscus tree in order to direct the growth of a yam vine.  kapapeseng
to pull; to snatch; to stretch something.  waik
to stretch, to make taut.  kedengdeng
to stretch, to make taut; to tense, of a muscle.  kadang

stretcher  
stretcher.  mehn roh

strike  
strike, in baseball.  sidiraik
strike, in baseball.  siraik
to cause one to walk out; to cause one to go on a labor strike; to cause disgust, to upset.  kamwakara
to draw back one's arm as if to strike a blow.  ngapada
to strike or hit something that makes noise; to ring₂, as a bell.  seker
to strike together.  loir
to strike, of a fish.  dar₁
to strike, of a fish.  der
to turn something upside down; to drink all of something; to be struck, as a swinging church bell.  kedikou

strike-out  
to strike-out, in baseball.  sansing

string  
a string of fish tied to the kehnlangiso for the Nahnmwarki.  par₆
a string of fish tied to the kehnlangiso for the Nahnmwarki.  par₆
a string of something, as of flowers or fish.  ihr₂
garland; string of flowers or beads.  ehl₁
girdle; string, rope or similar objects for fastening.  mehn pirapir
rope, cord, line, string.  sahl
rope, string, vine, as a yam vine.  oh₅
string.  kisinsel
string or rope for a water container (isek), used to carry the container or to tie it down to a canoe.  ohn pweirek
string or rope for a water container (isek), used to carry the container or to tie it down to a canoe.  selin isek
thread, string, anything upon which flowers can be strung.  ihpe
to string, as flowers or fish.  ihr₂
to string, as of fish, flowers, etc.  ihre

strip  
a strip peeled off the stem of an ivory nut palm, used to sew on thatch.  kisin ida
sleeping mat; a strip of a woven mat.  pitenlos
to be stripped off, as when stripping insulation off a wire, to wipe off a rope-like object by drawing it through one’s hand or fingers, as when wiping the viscous material off hibiscus bast during the preparation of kava.  eirek₂
to peel, to strip off, as when removing the peel from a banana.  kirehsang
to strip off water, to strip the leaves off a vine; to clean out intestines, to remove something from a rope-like object.  ehd₃
to strip off, as when stripping insulation off a wire, to wipe off a rope-like object by drawing it through one’s hand or fingers, as when wiping the viscous material off hibiscus bast during the preparation of kava.  air₁
to submerge; to strip off clothing; to unsheathe a knife or hidden weapon; to slide, as on a cable; to tight-line fish.  kakihr

striped  
striped.  alahl

striped bristetooth  
fish sp., striped bristetooth, Ctenochaetus striatus, normally found in the fringing reef, lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef.  doarop

strive  
to strive for.  kupwurapwuriong
to strive onward.  peipeinnekla
to strive onward.  peipeinohla
to strive onward.  wonowei

Strombus luhuanus  
shellfish sp., Strombus luhuanus, strawberry conch; also used as a general term for Strombus spp.  ilengtik

strong  
strong, capable of moving steadily and with force; aggressive; intensive.  idipek
strong, powerful, healthy.  kehlail

strongly  
forcefully, strongly.  kehlail

Strongylodon lucidus  
plant spp., Mucuna gigantea, Canavalia rosea, and Strongylodon lucidus.  wahntal

strop  
file₂, sharpening stone, razor strop.  mehn adahd

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

struggle  
to struggle.  pehd₁
to struggle.  pwurur

strut  
a strut supporting the outrigger of a canoe.  kiai

stub  
stub, stump.  tuki
to stub one's toe.  dipikelekel
to stumble, to stub one's toe.  dipekelekel
to stumble, to stub one's toe.  dipwekelekel
to trip someone; to stub one's toe.  dipih

stubborn  
stubborn.  kangohdi
very stubborn.  keptakai

stubby  
anything short or stubby.  latok

stuck  
in good condition, young looking; slow in maturing; stuck.  kot₁
to get stuck.  tengala
to have something stuck in one's throat.  sokoloal

student  
student.  tohnsukuhl

study  
to learn, to study.  padahngki
to prepare; to study.  onop
to study.  sdadi

stuffed  
stuffed up, clogged; virginal (derogatory); uncircumcised.  pon
stuffed; too tight, as of clothing.  it

stumble  
to stumble, to stub one's toe.  dipekelekel
to stumble, to stub one's toe.  dipwekelekel

stump  
root₂, stump, base of a tree; beginning.  tahp
stub, stump.  tuki
stump of a tree.  token tuhke
stump of a tree; widow of a man with a ranking title; those with whom one has had sexual intercourse.  tohk

stung  
to be stung; to fill out, to complete.  dokala
to be wounded by a spear on the land; to be stung by a fish that has been brought to the land.  doakoamoar

stupid  
dull, stupid, ignorant.  wonpwong
extremely stupid, silly, idiotic, simple, dumb.  pweirengid
stupid, ignorant.  wenpwong
stupid, incapable of learning, unskillful.  makunai
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
stupid, stupified.  lampwon

stupified  
stupid, stupified.  lampwon
to watch intently; to be spellbound, to be stupified.  dahla

stutter  
mute, dumb, stuttering.  lohteng
to move the mouth; to flutter, to stutter.  pip₂
to stutter.  ngilpweipweiek

sty  
sty, swelling of the rim of the eyelid.  tihle

style  
style.  sidail

stylish  
ornamented; well groomed, neat, stylish.  ipwerek
stylish, fashionable.  sidailen

sa    sc    se    sh    si    sk    sl    sm    sn    so    sp    sq    st    su    sw    sy       -top-  

subclan  
a ruling subclan of the Dipwinmen in central Kitti prior to the unification wars of the late eighteenth century.  Soun Kitti
a subclan.  keinek
a subclan of the Dipwinmen clan.  Lisermwudok
a subclan of the Dipwinpahnmei clan.  Inanpaileng
name of a subclan of Dipwinmen.  Dipwinmen pwetepwet
name of a subclan of Dipwinmen.  Dipwinmen toantoal
the former senior subclan of the Dipwinmen clan.  Upwuten Pahini
the ruling subclan of the Dipwinmen in central Kitti prior to the unification wars of the late eighteenth century.  Isohn Kitti
the ruling subclan of the Dipwinpahnmei clan in Madolenihmw.  Isohn Enimwahn
the senior subclan of the Marekerek subclan.  Inaiso

subhuman  
said to be one of the four types of non- or subhuman beings that inhabited Pohnpei in the past.  Kauna

subject  
contents, subject matter.  audepe
information, subject; condition or state of a person or thing.  ire₁
subject to, susceptible to.  keh-
to be stationed at, to be residing at ; to be subject to.  mihla

submarine  
submarine.  sopidu
submarine.  sopinpahsed

submerge  
to be drowned, to be submerged, resulting in the loss of life.  duhla
to be drowned, to be submerged, resulting in the loss of life.  terihla
to submerge.  kaduh
to submerge oneself in deep water for the purpose of hiding; to calm down.  mwoaroidi
to submerge; to strip off clothing; to unsheathe a knife or hidden weapon; to slide, as on a cable; to tight-line fish.  kakihr

submissive  
submissive, modest, self-effacing.  mpahi

submit  
to obey, to submit to; to approve, to confirm.  okehng
to permit, to allow; to give in, to submit.  dukieng
to permit, to allow; to give in, to submit.  oke₂
to submit; to admit; to introduce a bill in the legislature.  kapidolong₁

subpoena  
subpoena, summons.  pehkiek
to force someone to remain awake, to make someone stay up; to subpoena someone.  kamwohdang

subsist  
to live by; to subsist on.  momourki
to subsist well on an atoll.  mwomwohd pohn takai mei

substance  
any substance with a fragrant odor that is added to coconut oil to give it a pleasant smell.  tehte₁
substance; inside of something, contents.  kaneng

substitute  
substitute, successor.  wilie
to change, to substitute, to replace, to represent; to be the heir of.  wilian
to exchange; to be changed, to be substituted, to be replaced.  wiliali

sub-subclan  
corner, angle; sub-subclan, within a keinek.  keimw

subtract  
to separate, to sort; to subtract.  katohre

subtraction  
subtraction.  katohrohr

succeed  
to fulfill; to obey the law; to cause to succeed.  kapwaiada

successful  
successful in growing things, having a green thumb; successful in seeking a spouse.  pohnpe
successful in growing things, having a green thumb; successful in seeking a spouse.  pohnpe
successful, in fishing or hunting.  saikan
successful, in fishing or hunting.  seikan
successful; hardy, of crops and domesticated animals.  pwei
to be successful, to flourish; to grow; to come true.  pweida

successor  
substitute, successor.  wilie

suck  
to smack the lips, to suck food into the mouth with a smacking sound.  met₂
to suck (food) into the mouth with a smacking sound, to kiss.  mitik
to suck (food) into the mouth with a smacking sound; to kiss.  metik
to suck on, as a cigarette or sugar cane.  kuhl
to suck, to absorb.  mihk

sucker  
having many suckers.  ilin
sucker of banana, breadfruit, taro, etc.  ili

suckle  
to suckle, to nurse.  dihdi

suddenly  
quickly, suddenly.  mwadangete
since (contrary to expectations); suddenly.  pa₁

suffer  
suffering.  lokolok
to suffer, physically or mentally; to be tired; to give up.  lok

sufficient  
limited, just sufficient.  itait
to be enough, adequate, ample, sufficient.  itar

suffix  
possessive suffix.  pwuloimwur en ahia
possessive suffix.  pwuloimwur en neinei
suffix.  pwuloimwur

suffocate  
to suffocate.  kamwopwula
to suffocate.  mwopwula
to suffocate, to choke.  kasokehla

sugar  
sugar.  suke

sugar cane  
a sugar cane cultivar.  misikeni
a sugar cane cultivar.  seualahl
a sugar cane cultivar.  seun nta
a sugar cane cultivar.  seun nukini
a sugar cane cultivar.  seun wai
a sugar cane cultivar.  seuneir
a sugar cane cultivar.  seupwet
a sugar cane cultivar.  seutoal
a sugar cane cultivar.  seuweita
a sugar cane cultivar.  tipwatipw
a sugar cane cultivar, from Palau.  seun palau
a sugar cane cultivar, resembling the reed species called ahlek.  seuahlek
an entire sugar cane plant (Saccharum officinarum), dug up in preparation for a feast.  inentep
kava or sugar cane used in the ceremony of asking for a girl's hand in marriage.  pahnta₂
sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum.  sehu
to cut or harvest sugar cane.  weseiseu

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

suggestion  
temptation, an evil suggestion.  ketiamau₂

suicide  
to commit suicide by hanging oneself.  lusiam
suicide by hanging.  lusiam
the name of the act of suicide committed by Isokelekel when he took his own life.  deriek en katau

suit  
suit, in cards.  sut

suit coat  
suit coat.  sekid en kapwat
suit coat.  sekid welpeseng

suitable  
suitable, appropriate, fitting.  darude

suitcase  
suitcase.  kapang

sukiyaki  
sukiyaki.  sukiaki

Sula dactylatra personata  
bird spp., any of a number of species of boobies, including the masked booby, Sula dactylatra personata, the red footed booby, Sulasula rubripres, and the brown booby, Sula levcogasten platus.  kupwur₂

Sula levcogasten platus  
bird spp., any of a number of species of boobies, including the masked booby, Sula dactylatra personata, the red footed booby, Sulasula rubripres, and the brown booby, Sula levcogasten platus.  kupwur₂

Sulasula rubripres  
bird spp., any of a number of species of boobies, including the masked booby, Sula dactylatra personata, the red footed booby, Sulasula rubripres, and the brown booby, Sula levcogasten platus.  kupwur₂

summarize  
general, summarized.  oaralap

summary  
general idea; summary, highlights; contents, heading, title (of a book).  oaralap
to give the general idea of, to give a summary of.  oarelepe

summit  
top, peak, summit, ridge.  koadoke
top, summit, end, outcome, extremity.  imwi

summon  
call, summon.  malipilip
to be called, to be summoned.  pehker
to be summoned; to be called to the presence of a Nahnmwarki.  pehkiek
to call, to summon.  malipilip
to summon.  kapokone

summons  
call, summons.  pehker
subpoena, summons.  pehkiek

sumo  
sumo wrestling.  poadoar en Sapahn

sun  
sun.  ketipin
sun.  sou$ 8
to be in the sun.  peleng ketipin
to be in the sun.  roangoaroangsou

sunburn  
easily sunburned.  sarekarek
to get sunburned.  roangoaroangsoula

Sunday  
Sunday.  Rahn en Santi
Sunday.  Rahn Sarawi
Sunday.  Santi
Sunday school, used in the Protestant church.  epeng en koanoat
Sunday, Sabbath.  Rahn en Sapwad

sunglasses  
sunglasses.  sankilahs
sunglasses, dark glasses.  kilahs toantoal

sunrise  
breakfast; sunrise.  kapwarsou

sunset  
sunset, evening.  kihrsou
sunset, evening.  ninsoutik
sunset, evening.  soutik

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

superstitious  
a superstitious practice.  paio

supervise  
to send one on an errand; to operate a machine; to supervise an activity or business.  katanga

supper  
dinner, supper.  koduhsou
to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper.  kasoutik
to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper.  mwengehn soutik

supple  
supple, limber; easily persuaded; lucky.  materek

supplement  
addition, appendix, supplement.  koakondakong
increment, supplement.  kalaudepe
to create an addition or appendix, to supplement with.  koakondakonge
to supplement.  koakondakong

supply  
dole, ration, distribution, supply.  aikiu
to be doled out, to be rationed, to be distributed, to be supplied .  aikiu
to dole out, to ration, to distribute, to supply.  aikiuih

support  
respect, support.  koupwel₁
support.  utuht
support, brace; footstool.  utipe
to be propped up, to be held up, to be supported.  utuht
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
to prop up, to hold up, to support.  utung
to respect, to support.  koupweliki
to stand for, to side with; to support, to agree with, to favor.  uhki
to support.  irere
to support by supplying goods and resources.  koadelikihada
to support someone.  damehng
upholder, support.  irar₂

suppose  
to believe, to suspect, to suppose.  leme
to suppose, to surmise.  pwadek
to think, to suppose,.  lamalam

suppress  
to suppress, as a cry of pain, a cough, laughter, or a bowel movement; to tolerate, to endure.  koatoane

supreme  
supreme court; high court.  mwoalen kopwung lapalap

supreme court  
high court, supreme court.  mwolen kopwung lapalap

surf  
wave, surf.  noh

surface  
backbone, back, the dorsal part of the human body or the upper surface of animals.  tihnsau
inner side, inner surface.  masloale
outer side, outer surface.  masliki
surface of something; facial expression, observable sign.  lihk

surgeon  
surgeon.  sounpwal

surgeonfish  
fish sp., Acanthuridae (surgeonfishes). surgeonfish, Acanthurus gahhm; normally found on the barrier reef.  tamwarok
fish sp., black surgeonfish.  toamwoarok
fish sp., bluebanded surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus, normally found on the barrier reef.  wakapw
fish sp., surgeonfish, Acanthurus aliala.  durudara
fish sp., white-spotted surgeonfish, Acanturus guttatus.  parapar en lik
fish sp., yellow eyed surgeonfish.  mwomwtoantoal
fish sp., yellow eyed surgeonfish, also called mwomwtoantoal; fish sp., resembling a snapper (medi), but larger.  darop
fish sp., yellowfin surgeonfish, Acanthurus xanthopterus.  pakas
general term for a number of species of surgeonfishes, normally found on the barrier reef.  iwihwi

surgery  
surgery; medical operation, in which the body cavity is entered.  pwal

surmise  
to assume, to surmise, to believe.  kihkiheng
to suppose, to surmise.  pwadek

surname  
last name, surname.  miohsi
surname.  sunname

surpass  
exceed, surpass.  siksang
to go beyond, to exceed, to surpass, to overtake.  sipele
to protrude; to surpass a previous performance or behavior.  sik-
to surpass, to outdo, to exceed.  kalikala

surpassingly  
thoroughly, completely, surpassingly, very.  douluhl

surplice  
the cassock and surplice worn by altar boys.  likoun papah

surplus  
surplus, excess, remainder.  peisenge

surprise  
an exclamation of pleasant surprise; For sure!.  akka
an exclamation of surprise.  wei
an exclamation used when one is surprised or hurt.  ekkek
to be amazed at, to be surprised at.  kepingahla
to be surprised, astonished, amazed, or shocked; to get excited; to be disappointed.  pwuhrleng
to be surprised, astonished, amazed, or shocked; to get excited; to be disappointed.  pwuriamwei
to express anger or surprise.  sirangarangada
to jump up; to be surprised.  lusida
to surprise, to shock.  kalusada

surrender  
to apologize, to ask for forgiveness; to surrender.  pekimahk

surround  
to encircle, to surround.  litehwih
to spread everywhere, to surround, to enclose.  kipe
to surround.  pidakihpene

surroundings  
external boundary, surroundings.  kailikpe
external boundary, surroundings.  keilikpe

surveillance  
surveillance, investigation.  doulik
to conduct a surveillance, to investigate.  doulikih

survey  
consideration, survey, investigation.  douloal₁
to consider, to survey, to investigate.  douloal₁
to measure, to survey.  sohng
to survey land.  sohngsapw

surveyor  
surveyor, someone who does any kind of measuring.  sounsosohng
surveyor.  sounsohngsapw

survive  
good at surviving at sea.  dermadau
good at surviving in the wild.  derwel
durable, having the ability to survive either time or circumstance.  koato

Sus scrofa  
pig, swine, pork, Sus scrofa.  pwihk

susceptible  
subject to, susceptible to.  keh-

sushi  
sushi.  susi

suspect  
to believe, to suspect, to suppose.  leme
to suspect.  mwelekih
to suspect.  mwilikih
to think, to feel, to assume, to suspect.  kupwurehieng
to think, to feel, to assume, to suspect.  lemehieng

suspend  
to be suspended, to be dangling, to be hanging.  mwotou
to be hanging, to be suspended.  tilekek
to suspend from one shoulder or both with a strap or rope, as a bag, purse, or knapsack.  lipwene
to suspend from one shoulder or both with a strap or rope, as a bag, purse, or knapsack.  lipwanapwan
to suspend, to dangle, to hang, as of the legs.  kamwatau
to suspend, to dangle, to hang, as of the legs.  kamwataur
to suspend, to dangle, to hang, as of the legs.  kamwotou

suspenders  
suspenders.  preisis₁

suspicion  
a suspicion.  mwelek
a suspicion.  mwilik
suspicion.  lemelemehk

suspicious  
having a highly suspicious mind.  likosetik
suspicious.  lemelemehk
to be suspicious of being the subject of rumors.  pohn sehtik

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swallow  
to be swallowed.  kedendel
to swallow.  kadal₁
to swallow.  kadalle
to swallow.  kadanle
to swallow.  kedel
to swallow.  kedenla
to swallow.  kekihr₂
to swallow.  kekihrnamwoal
to swallow.  kekihrnamwoale
to swallow.  nemwe

swamp  
impenetrable area of a mangrove swamp.  pidiriniak
mangrove swamp.  naniak
non-cultivated swamp area, difficult to move through, overgrown with a sp. of pandanus (Thoracostchyum pandanophyllum).  nanpwoaki
seaward edge of a mangrove swamp.  pahniak
taro patch, marsh, bog; large swamp.  lehpwel

swamped  
to be swamped, of canoes and boats.  mwowihdi

swap  
the exchange or swapping of spouses.  isipal

swarm  
a swarm of animate beings, group.  mwusumwus
a swarm of animate beings, group.  mwutumwut
to move in great numbers, to swarm.  del
to swarm on; to seize food at a feast, done by a large group of people.  simwih
to swarm; to seize food at a feast, done by a large group of people.  simw

sway  
of women, to sway the body and head while dancing.  mwahkohko
to rock a baby in a hammock or swing; to sway one's arms while walking; to push something hanging from a rope.  kelikahsih
to shake, of one's head; to sway.  tuwel
to sway, to swing.  sahk₂
to sway, to swing.  salahng-

swear  
I swear!.  padali
I swear!.  pedeli
to swear by.  kahukihla
to utter obscenities, to swear.  pweksapw

sweat  
perspiration, sweat.  lensienleng
perspiration, sweat.  lihseinleng
perspiration, sweat.  nahnisohra
perspiration, sweat.  pwudau
perspiration, sweat.  pwudo
sweat from the brow.  lesienleng
sweat from the brow.  pwudowenmas

sweaty  
sweaty.  pwudowado

sweep  
to sweep; to shave.  koahkoa

sweet  
delicious, tasty, sweet.  ihn₃
delicious, tasty, sweet.  iou
sweet.  mem

sweet potato  
sweet potato, potato, Ipomea batatas.  pedehde

sweet taro  
taro sp., variously called dryland taro, true taro, sweet taro, or common taro, Colocasia esculenta, the generic term for any of a number of cultivars of this species.  sawa₁

sweeten  
to sweeten.  kameiou

sweetheart  
guy or gal; sweetheart (with ahi₂).  lahp
secret sweetheart.  kerir
sweetheart, first love, either chronologically or in rank.  mwohn limpoak

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

sweetlips porgy  
fish sp., an immature sweetlips porgy, Plectorhynchus celebicus.  kakerepil

swell  
swelling of the lymph nodes.  kunon
to cause to swell.  kampwosehda
to swell or break, of waves; to splash.  pwung₂
to swell; to rise, as of bread.  mpwosada

swelling  
boil₁, swelling, infection.  mpwos
sty, swelling of the rim of the eyelid.  tihle

swift  
fast₁, swift, of a moving object; light₂, in weight.  marahra

swim  
to dog paddle.  pepen lamwer
to run or swim the final lap₂ in a race.  kesso
to run; to flee; to swim, of fish.  kereu₂
to run; to flee; to swim, of fish.  tang
to swim to, of people, non-marine animals, and turtles, but not fish.  pepe₁
to swim using the breast stroke.  pepen kairu
to swim, of people, non-marine animals, and turtles, but not of fish.  pap
to walk to; to swim slowly to, of fish.  eluwe
to walk; to swim slowly, of fish.  alu

swine  
pig, swine, pork, Sus scrofa.  pwihk

swing  
swing, hammock, seesaw.  likahs
swing, hammock, seesaw.  lisahk
to be rolled over, of inanimate objects; to swing or turn.  piruwek
to be tossed sidearmed, to be caused to swing.  kelisahk
to sway, to swing.  sahk₂
to sway, to swing.  salahng-
to swing.  likahs
to toss out with a sidearm motion, to swing someone on a swing.  kelisahkih
to toss with a sidearm motion, to swing someone on a swing.  kalisahkih

swollen  
swollen or puffed up as a consequence of a wound or blow.  pwuwalok

swoon  
to swoon, to lose consciousness from being overjoyed.  paiohla

sword  
sword, cutlass, bayonet.  kedilahs

sword grass  
grass sp., sword grass, Miscanthus floridulus, a reed-like grass that is used in the game peisihr.  sapeleng

swordfish  
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

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syllable  
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
syllable.  silapel
to recite; to sound out, to say syllable by syllable, to say word by word, to utter.  kapadal

sympathize  
to love, to cherish, to have an emotional attachment to, to sympathize with.  poakepoake

synagogue  
synagogue.  imwen padahk₂
synagogue; chapel, used by Protestants.  sinakoke

Synaptulids  
Holothuroidea (sea cucumbers), Synaptulids, edible, typically found in seagrass beds.  mwasu

Synedrella nodiflo  
bush sp., Ageratum conyzoides or Synedrella nodiflora.  pwisehn kou

syphilis  
syphilis; any venereal disease.  sipilis
to have syphilis; to have a venereal disease.  sipilisda

syrup  
syrup.  sirop

system  
system, such as a stereo system or an entertainment system.  sisdem
system, such as a stereo system or an entertainment system.  sisidem

Syzgium aqueum  
rose apple, Syzygium jambos and wax apple, also called water apple, or Syzgium aqueum, commonly cultivated near houses for its fruit, typically consumed by children.  apel en waii

Syzygium carolinense  
tree sp., Syzygium carolinense, branches used for poles in house building.  kehnpap

Syzygium jambos  
rose apple, Syzygium jambos and wax apple, also called water apple, or Syzgium aqueum, commonly cultivated near houses for its fruit, typically consumed by children.  apel en waii

Syzygium malaccense  
Malay apple or mountain apple, Syzygium malaccense.  apel

Syzyguim stelechanthum  
tree spp., Syzyguim stelechanthum and Discocalyx ponapensis.  kirekinwel

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