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yam  
a class of yam cultivars.  kehpin dolen waii
a general class of white yam cultivars.  kehpindol
a generic term for yams, Dioscorea alalta, Dioscorea esculanta, Dioscorea nummularia, Dioscorea bulbifera, Dioscorea hispida, Dioscorea pentaphylla, and possibly Dioscorea flabellifolia.  kehp
a hole for a yam, a yam planting.  pwoareniak
a number of yams that grow semiwild, without cultivation, and without restrictions on when they can be harvested and eaten; Dioscorea nummularia.  kehpineir
a sp. of wild yam, palahi, Dioscorea bulbifera, sometimes called bitter yam, common yam, or air potato; called uhn palahi only when it is in the ground.  uhn palahi
a variety of the yam kehpineir, shaped like a dog's paw.  kumwitin kidi
a variety of wild yam.  palahirot
a variety of yam, having no particular season.  kehpwallal
a white yam cultivar.  kehpin dolen pohnpei
a wild yam varety, with fibrous roots, a variety of kehpineir.  kehmmwas
a wild yam variety, a variety kehpineir.  kehmmarepe
a wild yam variety, a variety of kehpineir.  kehmmarepehn kempuwetik
a wild yam variety, with fibrous roots, a variety of kehpineir, now cultivated by some.  kehmpuwetik
a yam cultivar.  dauk
a yam cultivar.  deulimau
a yam cultivar.  dolen langkair
a yam cultivar.  ehperem
a yam cultivar.  elies
a yam cultivar.  ineupile
a yam cultivar.  iuhsin
a yam cultivar.  kait
a yam cultivar.  kaitin kehpindol
a yam cultivar.  kaitin pohnpei
a yam cultivar.  kaniki en sapwuahtik
a yam cultivar.  kehmmwot en pohnpei
a yam cultivar.  kehmmwuterek
a yam cultivar.  kehmpahini
a yam cultivar.  kehmpekehi
a yam cultivar.  kehmpwedawel
a yam cultivar.  kehp akitik
a yam cultivar.  kehp arar
a yam cultivar.  kehp kos
a yam cultivar.  kehp lapwed
a yam cultivar.  kehp mwotelel
a yam cultivar.  kehp mwoten namwanamw
a yam cultivar.  kehp mwoten pahsed
a yam cultivar.  kehp palai en meitipw
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwediwel pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwediwel weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwengkin
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwet
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwetepwet en takaieu
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwohmwahu pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kehp pwohmwahu weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kehp sahle
a yam cultivar.  kehp send
a yam cultivar.  kehpenei inarongemahl
a yam cultivar.  kehpenei inosipehd
a yam cultivar.  kehpenei inousohdi
a yam cultivar.  kehpenei kopou
a yam cultivar.  kehpeneikesu
a yam cultivar.  kehperet
a yam cultivar.  kehpin and
a yam cultivar.  kehpin dehpehk
a yam cultivar.  kehpin dolen waii ohreirei
a yam cultivar.  kehpin loangtakai
a yam cultivar.  kehpin lupwu
a yam cultivar.  kehpin mehlel
a yam cultivar.  kehpin mweli pwohmwahu weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kehpin namwu eremia
a yam cultivar.  kehpin namwu kepeu
a yam cultivar.  kehpin namwu kepsu
a yam cultivar.  kehpin nihpwung
a yam cultivar.  kehpin ou
a yam cultivar.  kehpin pahsed
a yam cultivar.  kehpin pweisaper
a yam cultivar.  kehpin sapwehrek
a yam cultivar.  kehpin sounet
a yam cultivar.  kehpin wou
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir ahmarepe
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir ahmarepen kehmpuwetik
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir ahmarepen kehmpwuwalap
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir en wai
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir kehmmwas
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir kehpuwalap
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir kumwuten kidi
a yam cultivar.  kehpineir mpo
a yam cultivar.  kehpwetik en kehmpwalap
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en kehpin kipar
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en kehpin namwu pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en kehpin namwu weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en koakonehp
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en mahnd
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en pasahnpwehk
a yam cultivar.  kiewek en tamworohi
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en ariarsin
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en inarongemahl
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en inousohdi
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehmmeirkelik
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehp mwuterek
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehp petiwel pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehp weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpenei
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin dehpehk
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin kipar pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin kipar weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin lupwu
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin marau
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin mweli
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin namwu pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin namwu weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin nan peilam
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin nihpwung
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kehpin pwanuadu
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kiewek en mahnd
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en kiewek en pasahn pwehk
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en koakonehp pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en koakonehp weitahta
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en lukenaisais
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en ounsouna
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en pasahnpwehk
a yam cultivar.  kilimenip en pohnpei
a yam cultivar.  kiped
a yam cultivar.  koakonehp
a yam cultivar.  koakonehp en denian
a yam cultivar.  koakonehp en Iap
a yam cultivar.  koakonehp pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  koakonehp weitahta
a yam cultivar.  koasiemen
a yam cultivar.  kunukunda
a yam cultivar.  kupwuneik
a yam cultivar.  lepenmoar
a yam cultivar.  lepwak en kehp pwediwel
a yam cultivar.  limweilamalam
a yam cultivar.  luhte
a yam cultivar.  lukenaisais
a yam cultivar.  lukenaisais mwotomwot
a yam cultivar.  manrahleng
a yam cultivar.  masaloal
a yam cultivar.  mpel en kehpin namwu
a yam cultivar.  nahlik en dolen katau
a yam cultivar.  nahlik en souwihso
a yam cultivar.  nahlik lapalap₂
a yam cultivar.  nahlikie
a yam cultivar.  nahlikie pwetepwet
a yam cultivar.  nahlikie en sokole
a yam cultivar.  nahlikie weitahta
a yam cultivar.  nein sahle
a yam cultivar.  nein soukihn
a yam cultivar.  neinpwadil
a yam cultivar.  ngisingisido
a yam cultivar.  nuh pertin
a yam cultivar.  ohpwet
a yam cultivar.  ohpwet en pohnpei
a yam cultivar.  ohpwet en salapwuk
a yam cultivar.  ohpwet en wai
a yam cultivar.  oun enipoas
a yam cultivar.  oundol en liwi
a yam cultivar.  oundol en nahpik
a yam cultivar.  ounsouna
a yam cultivar.  ounwel
a yam cultivar.  pasahn pwehk
a yam cultivar.  pohnpeiros
a yam cultivar.  sahu nett
a yam cultivar.  sandolihna
a yam cultivar.  saud Awak
a yam cultivar.  sisenando
a yam cultivar.  sokoahtikitik
a yam cultivar.  sokolamwowe
a yam cultivar.  sosmikieu
a yam cultivar.  soukihn
a yam cultivar.  soulik en mesisou
a yam cultivar.  soulik en palikir
a yam cultivar.  Soulik en Pohrasapw
a yam cultivar.  tohnkihpim
a yam cultivar from Enipein.  kehmmwuterek en enipein
a yam cultivar from Fiji.  kehpin pihsi
a yam cultivar from Tomwara, with a sweet smell.  kehpin tomwara pwohmwahu
a yam cultivar fron Vanuatu.  pwanuadu
a yam cultivar, a variety of kehpineir with a short and bulky tuber.  kehmpuwalap
a yam cultivar, bearing seeds.  kehmmwot
a yam cultivar, believed to have come from Saipan.  kehpenei en sapahn
a yam cultivar, believed to have come from Vanuatu.  kehpin pwanuadu
a yam cultivar, cigar-shaped.  kehp tipaker
a yam cultivar, from Kipar, fruit-bearing.  kehpin kipar
a yam cultivar, from Belau, having red flesh.  kehpin palau weitahta
a yam cultivar, from China.  kehpin seini
a yam cultivar, from Hawai'i, Dioscorea hispida.  kehpin awai sohkatepe
a yam cultivar, from Japan.  kehpin sapahn
a yam cultivar, from Lohd.  kehpin lohd
a yam cultivar, from New Caledonia.  nuhkaledohnia
a yam cultivar, from Palau, having white flesh.  kehpin palau pwetepwet
a yam cultivar, from Pehleng.  kehpin pehleng
a yam cultivar, from Peilam.  kehpin nan peilam
a yam cultivar, from Penieu.  kehpin penieu pwetepwet
a yam cultivar, from Penieu.  kehpin penieu weitahta
a yam cultivar, from Rota.  kehpin rohda
a yam cultivar, from Saipan.  kehpin seipahn
a yam cultivar, from Souwiso.  kehpin souwiso
a yam cultivar, from Tomwara.  kehpin tomwara
a yam cultivar, from Yap.  kehpin iap weitahta
a yam cultivar, having a sweet flavor.  kehpin pwair
a yam cultivar, having fibrous flesh.  kehpsel
a yam cultivar, having no particular season.  kehpwetik
a yam cultivar, having purple flesh.  ariarisin
a yam cultivar, having red flesh.  kehp silik
a yam cultivar, having red flesh.  kehpin dolen waii weitahta
a yam cultivar, having red flesh.  kehpin kipar weitahta
a yam cultivar, having sweet-smelling, red flesh.  kehpin namwu weitahta
a yam cultivar, having sweet-smelling, white flesh.  kehpin namwu pwetepwet
a yam cultivar, having white flesh.  kehpin dolen waii pwetepwet
a yam cultivar, having white flesh and a pinkish inner skin.  kiewek en dehpehk
a yam cultivar, having white flesh and fine meat, from Yap.  kehpin iap pwetepwet
a yam cultivar, said to have come from Rabaul.  kehpin kipar en rapwaul
a yam cultivar, slow in maturing.  kehmmeirkelik mwotomwot
a yam cultivar, slow in maturing, having red flesh.  kehmmeirkelik weitahta
a yam cultivar, slow in maturing, having white flesh.  kehmmeirkelik pwetepwet
a yam cultivar, sweet-smelling.  kehpin mweli
a yam cultivar, the most desired variety of kehpin dolen pohnpei.  soumwahnd
a yam that grows from a broken tuber.  ohntipw en sapwasapw
a yam that has grown for two years, the second sprouting of a yam, after the vine dies off the first time.  sohiak
a yam that is not tied to a pole (kehi).  kutohr en kehp
a yam tuber left in the ground for further growth.  tipwensapwasapw
a yam with a single tuber.  kehp depwen
an expression used to refer to yams; literally, 'fruit of the hands of people', the fruit of human labor.  wahn pehn aramas
an inedible variety of wild yam (palahi); used as an indicator of when to plant yams; when weisoahn begin to sprout, it is time to plant.  weisoahn
black yams, one of the two major categories of yams recognized by Pohnpeians.  kehp toantoal
cooked grated yam mixed with coconut milk.  idihd en kehp
during keidisol, the last feast of the yam season, a breadfruit branch bearing a tiny immature fruit is placed upon the uhmw in which the yams are being baked, symbolizing the cycle of seasons; not commonly done in present times.  kerismei
early maturing white yams, one of the two major categories of yams recognized by Pohnpeians.  kehp pwetepwet
egg; a small yam that can be carried by hand.  kutohr
first feast of the yam season, usually from August to September, in which the whole cooked tubers of kehp pwetepwet along with the freshly cut vines are presented, opens the season when people are allowed to eat whole yam tubers.  kotekehp
fourth feast of the yam season, occuring in September, in which cooked divided tubers are used tribute; serves as notification that yams have grown large enough to be divided and cooked.  umwun pelien kehp
fourth growth stage of a yam, when the vines stop growing and the leaves remain healthy and turn dark green; the tuber is believed to grow to its maximum length during this stage, July through October.  tepwtoal
grated taro, yam, or banana mixed with coconut milk and wrapped in leaves.  idihd₁
grated, raw yam.  dororo
growth stage of a yam.  kehpwel
having a special affinity for growing certain species of yams.  pwuwak
head of a yam.  mesenpek
hole, for planting yams; a yam planting.  pwahr
large yam tied to a pole, requiring two men to carry it; the name of the pole the yam is tied to.  kehi
method of planting yams in which several yam plants are planted under a bench trellis that is approximately six to eight feet high.  paledou
small yam; anything that comes in a round form, as mwohni mwaramwer, meaning change in the form of coins.  mwaramwer
sp. of wild yam, Dioscorea bulbifera, sometimes called bitter yam, common yam, or air potato.  ohdek₂
sp. of wild yam, Dioscorea bulbifera, sometimes called bitter yam, common yam, or air potato; referred to as uhn palahi when in the ground.  kehmpalahi
sp. of wild yam, Dioscorea bulbifera, sometimes called bitter yam, common yam, or air potato; referred to as uhn palahi when in the ground.  palahi
the fifth growth stage of a yam, when it begins to flower (though not all yam cultivars flower), September through November; flowering is regarded as a sign of a successful planting.  kadiring₁
the final stage in the life of a yam, when the vine dies and the tuber becomes dormant for approximately two months, September through February.  mengidi
the first growth stage of a yam, when the tuber sprouts appear and begin to grow, in December through April.  osada
the gathering of yams for the purpose of redistributing them among the people for planting.  mesenpekpene
the last feast of the yam season, usually occuring in April or June, in which uncooked clusters of kehp toantoal are used as tribute.  kaidisol
the last feast of the yam season, usually occuring in April or June, in which uncooked clusters of kehp toantoal are used as tribute.  keidisol
the part of the yam that was used in its propogation; a molted shell.  weli
the second feast of the yam season, usually in August or September, representing a notification that people have eaten yams only in unsliced form; whole cooked tubers are presented.  umwun kehp pwon
the sixth growth stage of a yam, when the leaves turn yellow and begin to fall off; it is believed that at this stage the tuber expands to its ultimate width and then matures, August through December.  peikmar
the third feast of the yam season, involving the offering of cooked grated yam mixed with coconut milk, usually in August or September.  idihd₂
the third growth stage of a yam.  kepeira
to develop many branches, of a yam.  tepw
to harvest yams.  nginger suwed
to look for wild mountain yams.  kapahr
to put out runners in all directions, of a yam vine.  kepeira
to reach the sixth growth stage, of a yam.  peikmar
vine of a yam, used medicinally.  ohn kehp
vine of a yam, used medicinally.  uhn kehp
yam disease in which the inside of the tuber cracks and a charcoal-like rot appears in the hollow areas; while such tubers are inedible, they are highly prized as planting material.  pos₂
yam disease, causing a dark, charcoal-like rot directly under the tuber's skin that increases with storage.  kil
yam plant, for which a single tuber is trained to grow to six and one-half to thirteen feet in length.  kedeu
yam plant, often grown in competition with others, in which only one vine is allowed to grow.  ohnoapwoat
yam raising competition.  siai en padok kehp
yam season, literally meaning 'responsibility for things of the soil'.  pwukemenpwel
yam season: scarcity, famine.  isol
yam that develops on the vine, not edible; small thing or object.  mwehmwe₁
yam that has been growing for three years.  pwurada
yam tributes involving a series of offerings to the Nahnmwarki and to the Soumas en Kousapw.  nohpwein kehp

yam season  
yam season.  rekenpwel
yam season.  rekinpwel

yank  
to be yanked, to be snatched, to be jerked.  peserek
to yank, to snatch, to jerk.  sereki

Yap  
Yap.  Iap

yard  
yard, the unit of measurement.  iaht

yard goods  
yard goods.  likou iaht

yawn  
to yawn.  maudel
to yawn.  moaralap

yaws  
yaws, a tropical disease that first affects the skin and later the bones.  kens

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yeah  
yeah, an informal affirmative response.  ehng

year  
new year.  parakapw
year.  pahr₁
year; age.  sounpar
year; age, of a Nahnmwarki.  tumwen paipenleng

yearn  
to miss a person or a place, to be homesick, to yearn for a loved one far away or deceased, to pine₁ for home.  iremwell
to miss a person or a place, to be homesick, to yearn for a loved one far away or deceased, to pine₁ for home.  keidloaloh
to miss a person or a place, to be homesick, to yearn for a loved one far away or deceased, to pine₁ for home.  loaleid
to miss a person or a place, to be homesick, to yearn for a loved one far away or deceased, to pine₁ for home.  loaloid

yeast  
to make yeast (ihs₂) for drinking.  dolihs
yeast; the alcoholic beverage prepared from yeast.  ihs₂

yell  
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

yellow  
turmeric (generic term); yellow of the egg.  oahng
yellow.  oangoahng₁

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

yellowfin surgeonfish  
fish sp., yellowfin surgeonfish, Acanthurus xanthopterus.  pakas

yellowfin tuna  
fish sp., yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares.  karangahp

yellowstripe goatfish  
fish sp., yellowstripe goatfish, Mulloides flavolineatus.  dingmoa

yen  
yen, Japanese currency.  ien₂

yes  
yes.  ei₂
yes.  ngnge
yes, as a response to a negative question; indeed.  iei
yes, sort of.  amwo
yes, used in response to a Nahnmwarki.  oah₂

yes?  
yes?.  dah

yesterday  
day before yesterday.  mandaken aio
two days before yesterday.  peilahndakanaio
yesterday.  aio

yet  
not yet.  kaik
not yet.  kaikinte
not yet.  saik₂
not yet.  saikinte

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yield  
to stop, of a moving object, to cease an action; to yield; to point the top of something that is below.  uhdi

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ylang ylang  
tree sp., ylang ylang, Cananga odorata, having fragrant flowers.  seiren wai
tree sp., ylang ylang, Cananga odorata, having fragrant flowers.  seirin wai

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yolk  
yolk, of an egg.  oange

you  
you.  ihr₁
you.  ke₁
you.  koh
you.  komw
you.  komwi
you.  kowe
you.  re
you, dual.  kumwa
you, dual.  -kumwa
you, plural.  kumwail
you, plural.  -kumwail
you; this form of the suffix occurs after consonants.  -uhk
you; This form of the suffix occurs after vowels or the glide y (written i).  -iuk

young  
in good condition, young looking; slow in maturing; stuck.  kot₁
small, little, young.  tikitik
to be lower than, to be younger or smaller than.  peidihsang
young.  pwulopwul
young and beautiful, as of a girl in her prime; lovely.  kutohr en limwedi
young, of females.  peinakapw
young, of males.  mwahnakapw

your  
your, dual.  amwa
your, dual.  noumwa
your, plural.  amwail
your, plural.  noumwail
your, singular.  noumw
your, singular.  omw
your, yours (singular).  ahmw₂
your, yours, singular.  omwi

yours  
your, yours (singular).  ahmw₂
your, yours, singular.  omwi

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