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ugly  
ugly.  kersuwed
ugly; matted looking, as wet feathers.  piokiok
ugly; sad-looking.  massuwed

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ukulele  
ukulele.  ukulehle

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ulcer  
ulcer.  nihke
ulcer.  soumwahu en nan mpwei

ulcerate  
to be infected; to ulcerate.  kens

ultimatum  
an ultimatum issued by a Nahnmwarki.  kewerwer

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umbrella  
umbrella, cover.  amper
umbrella, cover.  kadauk
umbrella, cover.  koumwoarop

umpire  
umpire.  ampaia

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

unacceptable  
unacceptable, not well liked, only with reference to people.  dohranai

unaccustomed  
to be unaccustomed to, to be unfamiliar with.  sahn

unanimous  
entire, whole, unanimous, complete; normal.  unsek

unappreciative  
wasteful, unappreciative.  kasohlap

unaquainted  
to be mutually unaquainted.  pasahnpene

unarmed  
to be unburdened or empty-handed; to travel without provisions; to be unarmed, to have no weapon.  kahiep

unassuming  
humble, unassuming, meek, down to earth.  nan kapehd ohpampap
humble, unassuming, meek, down to earth.  ohpampap
humble, unassuming, meek; shy, bashful.  aktikitik

unattractive  
disgusting, unattractive.  likesileng
unpopular; unattractive.  rekeseipwel
unpopular; unattractive.  sapakaris

unaware  
to be unaware of; to be uninformed about.  sasairiki

unburdened  
to be unburdened or empty-handed; to travel without provisions; to be unarmed, to have no weapon.  kahiep
unhindered or unburdened by children or things.  dapwan
unhindered or unburdened by children or things.  depwen

unceasing  
unceasing, everlasting; infinite.  sekehtok

uncertain  
to find something confusing, difficult to understand, or mysterious, to be uncertain about.  pwonopwoniki

uncircumcised  
stuffed up, clogged; virginal (derogatory); uncircumcised.  pon
uncircumcised penis.  wilepon
uncircumcised penis.  wulopon

uncivilized  
dark; pagan, uncivilized, uneducated, uncultured, primitive.  rotorot

uncle  
maternal uncle, mother's youngest brother.  ullapitik
uncle, of the same clan; any person one's mother would call brother.  ullap

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

uncomfortable  
restless; uncomfortable, causing minor discomfort, distressed.  lakalok
restless; uncomfortable, causing minor discomfort, distressed.  lokalok
uncomfortable feeling, of the skin.  lidapadep
uncomfortable, not fitting well; inappropriate.  soansuwed

unconcerned  
free, idle; unconcerned, untroubled.  mwelehlap
free, idle; unconcerned, untroubled.  pisek
thoughtless, insensitive, unconcerned about imposing on others.  salamalam
to pay no attention to, to be unconcerned.  mehndahki
to pay no attention to, to be unconcerned about.  sokorohnki
unconcerned, carefree.  seukautih
unconcerned, carefree.  soukautih
unconcerned, impassive, careless.  sohnsenoh
unconcerned, impassive, careless.  sounsenoh

uncooked  
raw, uncooked.  amas

uncooperative  
uncooperative.  saminimin
uncooperative, unsociable, acting alone, selfish.  liakotohrohr

uncountable  
a great many, an uncountable number.  ngeder

uncover  
to be found conclusively, to be discovered conclusively , to be concluded, to be uncovered.  dierekda
to cause to be found conclusively, to cause to be discovered conclusively , to cause to be concluded, to cause to be uncovered.  kedierekda
to cause to find conclusively, to cause to discover conclusively , to cause to conclude, to cause to uncover.  kadiarakada

uncultivated  
primary forest, jungle, area overgrown with trees; uncultivated land; said to be the dwelling place of ghosts (eni).  nanwel

uncultured  
dark; pagan, uncivilized, uneducated, uncultured, primitive.  rotorot
empty-headed, ignorant, lacking knowledge, uncultured, having no understanding of Pohnpeian culture (tiahk).  marasaras

undefiled  
virgin, pure, undefiled.  maipwon
virgin, pure, undefiled.  meipwon

under  
below, under (him, her, or it), lower; when used in place names, pah is west of powe.  pah₁

underarm  
underarm odor.  dawang

underestimate  
to underestimate, to belittle.  katik₃

undergarment  
underwear, undergarments; liner for a dress.  koahloal

undershirt  
undershirt.  ranning

understand  
to be understood, to be clear or distinct.  wehwe₁
to completely understand.  eruwahn
to know, to understand.  ese
to know, to understand.  mwahngih

understanding  
well-informed; understanding.  wenrahn

underwear  
briefs, men's underwear.  pirihp
to go without underwear.  neipi
underwear.  sarmada
underwear, undergarments; liner for a dress.  koahloal

underworld  
the door to the underworld, below the ocean, the entrance to the first Heaven of traditional Pohnpeian religion.  Wenihmw en Pahsed
underworld, below the ocean; the name of the first Heaven of traditional Pohnpeian religion.  Pahsed

undomesticated  
wild, untamed; undomesticated.  arewel

undress  
to take off clothing, to be undressed.  pwuhrsang
to undress, to take off, of clothing.  kapwuhrasang

unearth  
to root₁, while looking for something; to search by unearthing.  sarep

uneasy  
active, lively, uneasy; restless, with reference to a child.  lierkik
to be distressed, uneasy, anxious, to be uptight.  daid

uneducated  
dark; pagan, uncivilized, uneducated, uncultured, primitive.  rotorot

unenthusiastic  
peaceful, easygoing, unenthusiastic, slow moving, passive, lethargic.  meleilei

unequal  
unequal, uneven, not flush.  sapahrek

uneven  
to be broken or uneven, of an edge.  madapala
unequal, uneven, not flush.  sapahrek
uneven, of an edge.  madap

unexpected  
unthinkable, unexpected.  somedewe

unfair  
said of one who unfairly favors his relatives or friends when distributing food.  kisepil
to be deceptive, to be unfair; to cuckold, to cheat, to deceive.  kapweipwei
unfair, partial, inequitable.  sapairair

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

unfamiliar  
to be unaccustomed to, to be unfamiliar with.  sahn

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

unfortunate  
unfortunate, unlucky, poor.  sapai
unlucky, unfortunate.  samaterek
unlucky, unfortunate; energetically, powerfully.  maiai

ungrateful  
ungrateful, insensitive, insincere.  kenehnlo

unhappy  
to be unhappy or reluctant about something.  toutouki

unhindered  
unhindered or unburdened by children or things.  dapwan
unhindered or unburdened by children or things.  depwen

unhurried  
unhurried, slow at an activity.  sepitipit

unicornfish  
fish sp., a type of unicornfish.  wihwi
fish sp., bignose unicornfish, Naso vlamingii.  kitik₂
fish sp., bluespine unicornfish, Naso unicornis.  pwulak

uniform  
military uniform.  likoun sounpei

unify  
to be combined, to be unified .  kekeurahpene
to combine, to unify.  keurahpene

uninformed  
to be unaware of; to be uninformed about.  sasairiki
to be uninformed.  saireiranki
uninformed.  keinimek

uninhibited  
forward, uninhibited, outgoing.  limedramin
uninhibited, bold, daring; shameless.  eimah

union  
union, association, any cooperative venture; cooperation.  minimin

unison  
equal, even, flush, parallel, in unison.  pahrek

unit  
a Japanese unit of measurement of area, approximately 36 square feet.  supwo
an autonomous paramount chiefdom; a political unit, as a municipality, district, state, country, or kingdom.  wehi₂

unite  
to unite, to combine.  kaurapene

United States  
America, United States of America.  Amerika

unity  
unity or solidarity among clansmen.  deidein pwulak sou

unlikable  
unlikable, obnoxious, despicable.  kadongodong

unlimited  
unlimited, infinite.  soire

unload  
to unload, as cargo; to throw down fruit from a tree.  akeredi

unloving  
unloving, heartless.  sempoak

unlucky  
unfortunate, unlucky, poor.  sapai
unlucky.  paiisuwed
unlucky, unfortunate.  samaterek
unlucky, unfortunate; energetically, powerfully.  maiai

unmarried  
to be single, to be unmarried.  kiripw

unnatural  
unnatural or unclear, of sounds coming from a sound producing system.  pwurarrar

unpleasant  
grating or unpleasant, of the voice; employing an offensive tone of voice.  ngilawas
unpleasant, always in a bad mood; harsh acting.  lipwusingar

unplug  
to pull from, to unplug.  usasang

unpopular  
unpopular; unattractive.  rekeseipwel
unpopular; unattractive.  sapakaris

unpredictable  
discreet, unpredictable.  lamrir
discreet, unpredictable, said of the Sohpeidi.  kepinnamw loal

unreliable  
unreliable, inept, incompetent.  salelepek
untrustworthy; unreliable.  seulikilik
untrustworthy; unreliable.  soulikilik

unreliablility  
untrustworthiness; unreliablility.  seulikilik
untrustworthiness; unreliablility.  soulikilik

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

unroll  
to unroll, to lay out or spread out, as a sleeping mat.  perek

unsanitary  
messy, unsanitary, filthy.  samin
to become messy, unsanitary, filthy.  saminla
to pollute, to make something dirty or unsanitary, to soil, to defile.  kasamin

unsheathe  
to submerge; to strip off clothing; to unsheathe a knife or hidden weapon; to slide, as on a cable; to tight-line fish.  kakihr

unskillful  
stupid, incapable of learning, unskillful.  makunai

unsmiling  
stern-faced, unsmiling.  likokounsop
to be frowning, unsmiling.  kounsop

unsociable  
uncooperative, unsociable, acting alone, selfish.  liakotohrohr

unsound  
aerodynamically unsound, not suitable for throwing.  par₃

unstable  
unstable, as of a canoe.  sepehl
unsteady, unstable; active, as in a hyperactive person.  mwekidikid

unsteady  
unsteady, unstable; active, as in a hyperactive person.  mwekidikid

unsuitable  
of a place, unsuitable for planting because of being shaded by larger plants.  roi

unsurpassed  
far, far along, unsurpassed.  dei

unsympathetic  
disfavored; forsaken; unsympathetic.  sarahra

untamed  
wild, untamed; undomesticated.  arewel

untangle  
to be untied; to be untangled.  sapwedek
to untie, to untangle.  sapwad

unthinkable  
unthinkable, unexpected.  somedewe

untidy  
to litter, to make untidy.  kid-
untidy, slovenly.  saipwerek

untie  
to be opened or untied, as of a bag.  lawadek
to be untied.  lapwedek
to be untied; to be untangled.  sapwedek
to open or untie, as a bag; to loosen.  lapwa
to open or untie, as a bag; to loosen.  lawad
to untie, to untangle.  sapwad

until  
during the time, for a period of, while, until, so long as.  erein
until.  lao₂

untroubled  
free, idle; unconcerned, untroubled.  mwelehlap
free, idle; unconcerned, untroubled.  pisek

untrustworthiness  
untrustworthiness; unreliablility.  seulikilik
untrustworthiness; unreliablility.  soulikilik

untrustworthy  
distrustful, untrustworthy.  kasoulikilik
untrustworthy.  keseulikilik
untrustworthy.  kesoulikilik
untrustworthy; unreliable.  seulikilik
untrustworthy; unreliable.  soulikilik

untruthful  
extremely untruthful; hypocritical, saying the opposite of what one believes to be true.  tikapaur
lying, untruthful.  aulikamw
lying, untruthful.  oatilikamw
lying, untruthful; talkative.  pitiniau
nonsensical, untruthful.  tika
untruthful.  liap
untruthful.  likamw

unwilling  
evasive, always unwilling to do something, disagreeable.  ketiamau₁

unworthy  
unworthy.  sohwar
unworthy.  souwar

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uphill  
steep, uphill.  ukada

upholder  
upholder, support; cane, crutch, staff, walking stick.  irar

upland  
upland, land to the east; windward, upwind.  peidak

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

upper  
above, upon, upper, on (him, her, or it); when used in place names, powe is east of pah.  powe
above, upper, upwind, windward side; older sibling relationship.  pohnangi

upper jaw  
upper jaw.  tihnau powe
upper jaw, of a pig.  dilinau powe

upright  
a large upright in the framing of the walls of a building.  mesendid
reliable, conscientious; just₂, upright.  lelepek
reliable, conscientious; just₂, upright.  likehke
to make someone stand, to set someone upright.  kehlenge
to make someone stand, to set someone upright.  kesihnene

uproot  
to be uprooted.  saretep
to be uprooted; to be peeled off; to be wearing off, of a feeling or effect.  sansarada

upset  
easily bothered or upset by trivial matters; demanding, dependent; also used to describe breadfruit cultivars that die easily if shaken.  inginsoi
to be easy to upset and easy to be calmed.  engieng en koail
to be upset for not having been given a share of food at a kamadipw.  mwakaren mwenge
to be upset for not having been given a share of food at a kamadipw.  mwekeren mwenge
to be upset for not having been given the title one expected to receive.  mwakaren mwar
to be upset for not having been given the title one expected to receive.  mwekeren mwar
to cause one to walk out; to cause one to go on a labor strike; to cause disgust, to upset.  kamwakara

upsetting  
nerve-wracking, upsetting, disquieting.  kasaloh

upstream  
source of a river or stream, upstream.  utuwi

uptight  
to be distressed, uneasy, anxious, to be uptight.  daid

upward  
to move upward; to be displayed.  kohda
upward; used with adjectives with an inchoative meaning; with verbs of cooking, detaching, wearing, and acquisition it signals the action has been carried through to its logical conclusion; with verbs of perception or thinking it indicates the thing being perceived or thought of has suddenly come into one's consciousness; with some verbs naming bodily activities it is used to indicate that an action was performed accidentally.  -da

upwind  
above, upper, upwind, windward side; older sibling relationship.  pohnangi
upland, land to the east; windward, upwind.  peidak

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urethra  
urethra.  dahu en kent
urethra.  dewen kent

urge  
desire, wish, will₁, urge, longing, lust, passion.  ineng₁
to strongly urge, to incite.  pain
to urge; to lead₁.  uhk₂

urgent  
hurried, rushed; urgent.  kahdahd
hurried, rushed; urgent.  karuwaru

urinal  
urinal.  mehn pipihs
urinal.  wasahn pipihs

urinate  
to urinate.  kainen pihl
to urinate.  kamwosod
to urinate.  koamwosod
to urinate.  pipihs
to urinate on.  pihs

urine  
urine.  kainen pihl
urine.  kamwosod
urine.  kent
urine.  koamwosod
urine.  mwasod
urine.  mwosod
urine.  pipihs

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us  
us, dual.  -kita
us, exclusive.  -kit
us, plural.  -kitail

use  
to be consumed or used up.  ros
to be expended, consumed or used up; to get to work.  doadoahkala
to be used to or accustomed to, to be familiar with (something).  ahn₁
to economize on; to use wisely.  kirawih
to request; to get, to use one's connections to obtain something that is needed.  kamangaida
to use.  iuhs
to work with, to use.  doadoahngki

useful  
useful, worthwhile, valuable, advantageous.  katapan

usefulness  
worth, usefulness.  katep₂

useless  
It's useless!, It's in vain!.  kapwkapwewasa
common, useless, of no consequence.  mwahl
useless.  sohkatepe₁

usurp  
to take by force, of any kind, to usurp.  adih

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Utah  
Utah.  Iuhdoah

utensil  
to scoop out; to eat with a utensil.  touk

uterus  
foundation, purpose; home; uterus; a condition of women, causing stomach pain; the abdomen is hot to the touch and tender, but not swollen, patient is feverish and urinates frequently.  poahsoan

utopian  
pretentious; desirous to get something impossible to attain, utopian.  lioasoahs

utter  
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
to speak with an accent; to utter words or syllables.  sis₁
to utter obscenities, to swear.  pweksapw

utterance  
utterance of speech.  sihs₁

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uvula  
uvula.  lohtik

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