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vagina  
anus, vagina.  dahu
clam sp., giant clam, Hippopus hippopus; slang for vagina.  pahsu₁
crack; vagina; incision.  pwalapwal
to contract or constrict the vagina during intercourse.  tenger
vagina.  dahu en seri
vagina.  dewen seri
vagina.  nanmweitik
vagina.  pie
vagina.  pihpi
vagina.  tehpahu

vague  
difficult to locate or understand; hidden, concealed; vague, not obvious.  rir
to obscure, to cause to become vague; to mislead.  kasalonge

vain  
vain.  lipopohn

vainglorious  
conceited, presumptuous, vainglorious.  akmwohmwo

Valamugil seheli  
fish sp., bluespot mullet, Valamugil seheli, a mature ah₄.  ahpako
fish sp., bluespot mullet, Valamugil seheli, at a growth stage of approximately 12 inches.  ah₄

valise  
wallet, purse, valise.  pilihs

valley  
a cultivated valley, used as an agricultural resource for clansmen.  kahp₂
an interior valley on Pohnpei.  Nanmeir
valley, typically one that is difficult to reach in the nanwel.  nanwahu
valley; respect, honor; a kava ritual.  wahu

valuable  
important, valuable.  kesempwal
useful, worthwhile, valuable, advantageous.  katapan

value  
essential to one's life, highly valued.  mourin
foreign thoughts; foreign values.  pilen liki
importance, value.  kesempwal

van  
van (the vehicle).  pahn₅

vanish  
to cause to vanish or disappear.  kerepwelih
to cause to vanish; to nullify; to dismiss, as a court case; to abolish.  kasohre
to vanish, to disappear.  kerepwella
to vanish, to disappear.  sohrala

Vanuatu  
Vanuatu.  Pwanuadu

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

variable  
variable, inconsistent, changeable.  wekiwekin
variable, inconsistent, changeable.  wikwikin

variation  
variation.  wekiwekin

variety  
a collection of different things, variety.  soangesoangen
mutation, a hybrid plant, a variety or cultivar of a plant species.  kiewek

Variola albimarginata  
fish sp., whitemargin lyretail grouper, Variola albimarginata.  sawi pwiliet

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vegetable  
vegetable.  iasai

vegetation  
a place having dense vegetation, jungle.  pidir
densely vegetated, overgrown with vegetation.  pidirin

vehicle  
automobile, car, vehicle.  sidohsa
automobile, car, vehicle.  weren nansapw
canoe, vehicle, vessel belonging to the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken; spirit medium.  tehnwar
canoe, vehicle, vessel; spirit medium.  wahr
vehicle.  dakepe
vehicle, of any kind.  mehn peidaid

veil  
veil.  koduhpwel

vein  
vein, the vessel that carries blood to the heart.  pein₃

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

vengeful  
vengeful.  inapw tihnmwomw

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

veranda  
porch, veranda, lanai.  palangk

verb  
intransitive verb.  perip engpali
transitive verb.  perip engpokon
verb.  perip

verb phrase  
verb phrase.  pwuloin lokaia perip

verbal sentence  
verbal sentence.  sendens mwekid

verify  
to be verified, to be believed to be true.  kamehlel
to verify; to believe to be true.  kamehlele

Vermont  
Vermont.  Permond

verse  
detail; verse of the Bible.  iretikitik

vertigo  
causing acrophobia or vertigo.  kelengk

very  
thoroughly, completely, surpassingly, very.  douluhl
very.  inenen

vessel  
blood vessel.  selin nta
canoe, vehicle, vessel belonging to the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken; spirit medium.  tehnwar
canoe, vehicle, vessel; spirit medium.  wahr
major blood vessel.  selin mour
man-of-war, an armed naval vessel; warship, battleship.  mehnuwa

vestment  
vestment.  likoun mihsa

veto  
to reject, to totally refuse, to veto.  soikala
veto, an athoritative disapproval.  pesoik

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vicinity  
vicinity, proximity.  kahlahl

Vicks VapoRub  
Vicks VapoRub.  mehn sordam

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

video  
video.  pidio

video game  
a video game.  speis

view  
a beautiful view.  iroir
one with a clear view of all the activities in a nahs as well as of the state affairs of a chiefdom.  menin kairoir
positioned to have a beautiful view.  iroir
to have a view looking down.  kairoir
to observe, to watch, to view.  kairong
vision; view, sight.  kairoir

vigil  
to be in the state of holding a vigil for the death or for the death of a Nahnmwarki.  mwoaluhluhn iollap
to be in the state of holding a vigil for the death or for the death of a Nahnmwarki.  mwohdenpwong
to guard; to maintain a vigil.  pisilei
to hold a wake until burial, to join family members or clansmen to conduct vigil at members house who may have experienced some unexpected turn of events.  keneipwong

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

village  
city, town, village, cluster of houses.  kahnihmw

vine  
rope, string, vine, as a yam vine.  oh₅
the vine of Ipomoea littoralis.  selomp
the vine of Merremia peltata.  selioll
the vine of Paraderris elliptica, used for poisoning fish.  saluhp
vine of a yam, used medicinally.  ohn kehp
vine of a yam, used medicinally.  uhn kehp

vine sp.  
vine sp.  kamal
vine sp.  likatokotasau
vine sp.  nokonok
vine sp.  oliol
vine sp.  weipwelenleng
vine sp., Antrophyum alatum.  tekenwel
vine sp., Hoya schneei.  tekitek
vine sp., Ipomoea digitata.  likehmw
vine sp., Ipomoea littoralis, the leaves of which are used in medicine and for magic.  emp₂
vine sp., Ipomoea littoralis, the leaves of which are used in medicine and for magic.  omp
vine sp., Luffa cylindrica.  sellap
vine sp., Piper ponapense, used for a variety of medicinal purposes.  konok
vine sp., a woody vine, Mucuna ponapeana.  ohnta
vine sp., used for poisoning fish.  uhp kitik
vine sp., used for poisoning fish.  upenei
vine sp., used medicinally.  daureleng
vine sp., used medicinally.  sallap
vine sp.; foliage of a vine of any species.  tahpw₁

vinegar  
vinegar.  pinike

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

violent  
fast₁, speedy; violent.  uk

violet  
blanket; African violet, a flowering plant belonging to the Gesneriaceae family.  pilangkes
purple, violet (the colors).  ntahn mwell
purple, violet (the colors).  pohn ntahn mwell

violin  
violin.  paiolihn

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

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

Virginia  
Virginia.  Pirsinia

virginity  
to have an experience for the first time; to have sexual intercourse for the first time (of a male), to lose one's virginity (of a male).  edila

viscous  
congealed, colloidal, thick, viscous.  tan
congealed, colloidal, thick, viscous.  ten₁
slimy, viscous.  meteitei

vise  
clamp, vise.  kilamp

vision  
to become dark; to act irrationally; to have defective vision.  rotala
to cause to have a vision.  kaudiahl
vision; view, sight.  kairoir

visit  
to make a round of visits.  kakahnseli
to pass by; to be caught sight of; to visit.  moahl₂
to stop by, to stop in on, to visit.  sop₁
to stop by, to stop in on, to visit.  sup
to visit.  mwamwaitih
to visit.  pas₄
to visit a Sohpeidi who is ill, done by another Sohpeidi.  pasaroi
to visit a church for the purpose of praying, used by Catholics.  pasdohng
to visit a place for the first time.  pasakapw
to visit a place for the first time; to refurbish or make like new again.  kapwala
to visit door to door.  kahng₃
to visit royalty when they are sick in bed.  tuhnge
to visit, to call on.  tielangih
to visit, to call on.  tielenge
to visit, to call on someone who is sick.  pwarek
to visit, to call on someone who is sick.  tuhneinihr
to visit; to take a walk; to go on a picnic.  luwahreureu
to visit; to take a walk; to go on a picnic.  mwemweit

visitation  
visitation.  pas₄
visitation.  tieleng

visitor  
visitor.  pisider

visor  
hat; sun visor made from coconut fronds, used while fishing.  pweisou

Vitex trifolia  
plant sp., Vitex trifolia, subsp. trifolia, the leaves of which are burned at night to keep mosquitoes away.  kehamwise

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voice  
conscience, internal voice.  ngilenloale
grating or unpleasant, of the voice; employing an offensive tone of voice.  ngilawas
lacking a musical voice; grumpy.  ngilsuwed
voice.  kapit₁
voice.  kepit₃
voice, tune, sound.  eling
voice; tune; sound.  ngihl

volcano  
volcano.  pwalikino
volcano.  pwolkeno

volleyball  
to play volleyball.  palepwohl
volleyball.  palepwohl

voluntarily  
willingly, voluntarily; intentionally.  nseniki

volunteer  
to sacrifice for the good of others, to work without pay, to volunteer.  tohnmetei

vomit  
headache, nausea, and vomiting, a condition more severe than soumwahu en moahng medek.  soumwahu en mwahliel
to vomit.  eimwoal
to vomit.  kaluhlu
to vomit.  keliali
to vomit.  mmwus
vomit.  kaluhlu
vomit.  suhsuhda

voracious  
voracious.  mehwo
voracious in eating.  nahlingopwngopw

vote  
election, raffle, lottery, vote.  usuhs
to pull out, to pluck, to vote for.  us₁
to vote.  usuhs
to vote by a show of hands.  koupe

vouchsafe  
to deign, to vouchsafe.  ketin

vow  
vow, pledge; will₁, last testament.  kehkehlik

vowel  
a base vowel.  pawel poad
an inserted vowel.  pawel peidaid
vowel.  pawel

voyage  
fleet of canoes; trip by sea, ocean voyage.  sahi

voyeuristic  
voyeuristic.  limwasahsa

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