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-o dem. mod. that, away from you and me. pwihko that pig away from you and me.
oh₁ n. name of the letter o, the fourth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /o/, a mid back rounded vowel.
oh₂ conj. and. Wein U oh Nett tikitiksang wein Madolenihmw. The municipalities of U and Nett are smaller than the municipality of Madolenihmw.
oh₃ n. (3sg. owe) sprout of a yam.
oh₄ interj. Oh!
oh tier interj. Oh dear!, Oh my! [Eng.]
ohi interj. an informal, disrespectful response employed when one is being called, meaning yes or I hear you.
ohiendangih vt. to cheer someone on, as in an athletic competition. I ohiendangih aht pwihno. I cheered on our team.
ohio n. see oio.
ou 1. n. a type of net fishing done by setting a net at high tide across a place in the reef where fish exit a body of water (employed principally in Sokehs and Nett). 2. vi. to net fish in this manner.
Ou n. a title.
ouiak 1. n. a method of fishing which involves waiting in a mangrove swamp for fish to come in on a rising tide. 2. vi. to fish in this manner. 1. Ansou en ouiak ni ididohn uh. The time to do ouiak fishing is at a rising tide.
oukanehu interj. Are you kidding?
oulaid 1. n. feast for returning fishermen. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
oumai 1. n. a type of fishing, done by constructing at low tide two or three v-shaped long walls, about two feet high, built of coral or stone; fish become trapped when they try to exit at low tide; a fish weir. 2. vi. to trap fish in this manner.
oun enipoas n. a yam cultivar.
Oun Sapawas n. a title.
Oundol n. a title.
oundol en liwi n. a yam cultivar.
oundol en nahpik n. a yam cultivar.
ounwel n. a yam cultivar.
ouremei vi. to use a kava stone for the first time.
oudau 1. n. a type of net fishing, done by setting a net across a channel. 2. vi. to net fish in this manner.
oudmihl n. oatmeal. [Eng.]
ouwang vt. to carry on one's back. Lahpo ouwang serio. That guy carried the child on his back.
okasi n. candy. [Jap. okashi]
oke₂ meing. vt. to permit, to allow; to give in, to submit. Re pahn ketin oke arail pekipek en ren pahnkupwur Niehd? Will you permit them to have audience with Mwohnsapwoko or Isohko on Monday? cf. dukieng.
okei interj. okay. [Eng.]
ohkihla vt. to be injured by or with, to be broken by. E ohkihla lehten kesik. He was injured by a bullet.
okoi interj. an interjection expressing surprise at something negative or unpleasant.
Oklaohma n. Oklahoma. [Eng.]
ohl kamwohd n. bridegroom.
Olapahd n. the trickster god of the Central Carolines.
olenei archaic. n. good man.
oliol n. vine sp.
olip Biblical. n. olive. [Eng.]
olok n. thirtieth night of the month in the traditional calendar, the seventh night after last quarter of the lunar cycle.
olomwahi n. fifteenth night of the month in the traditional calendar, the sixth night after the first quarter of the lunar cycle. Olomwahi iei pwohng keisek limau en nan ehu sounpwong. Olomwahi is the fifteenth night of the month.
olopwoud archaic. n. a post located in the center of the ground level of a feasthouse.
olopwuoa n. fourteenth night of the month in the traditional calendar, the fifth night after the first quarter of the lunar cycle. Olopwuoa iei pwohng keisek pahieu en nan ehu sounpwong. Olopwuoa is the fourteenth night of the Pohnpeian calendar.
Olosihpa n. name of one of the two brothers who arrived on the seventh voyage to Pohnpei and who designed and supervised the building of Nan Madol.
Olosohpa n. name of one of the two brothers who arrived on the seventh voyage to Pohnpei and who designed and supervised the building of Nan Madol. He became the first leader of Pohnpei and founded the Saudeleur dynasty.
olohdi n. widower.
Omeka n. Omega. Ngehi me Alpa oh Omeka. I am the Alpha and the Omega. [Eng.< Greek.]
omled n. omlet. [Eng.]
ohmw n. home plate, in baseball. [Jap. hōmu < Eng.]
ompwu vi. of a person, to be carried on another's back. [Jap. onbu] ompwuih, vt.
ohn sakau adj. hung over from kava or alcohol.
Onohnleng n. a region of southwest Pohnpei in pre-Nahnmwarki times; also called Wene.
ohnoapwoat n. yam plant, often grown in competition with others, in which only one vine is allowed to grow.
ohntile n3s. attached handle, as of a basket, suitcase, lamp, etc.
ohntipw n. see ohntipw en sapwasapw.
ohperdaim n. overtime. [Eng.]
opsihr n. officer. [Eng.]
ohpwet n. a yam cultivar.
ohpwet en pohnpei n. a yam cultivar.
ohpwet en salapwuk n. a yam cultivar.
ohpwet en wai n. a yam cultivar.
opwong₂ n. carrying tray. [Jap. obon]
opwudenleng n. a breadfruit cultivar.
Orekon n. Oregon. [Eng.]
oropwuki n. twelfth night of the month in the traditional calendar, the third night after the first quarter in the lunar cycle. Oropwuki iei pwohng keiesek riau nan ehu sounpwong. Oropwuki is the twelfth night of the month.
orosu n. twenty-seventh night of the month in the traditional calendar, the fourth night after the last quarter of the lunar cycle.
orked n. orchid (generic). [Eng.]
ohs₁ interj. Don't bother me! Please don't! Stay away!
ohs₂ n. hose. [Eng.]
osada 1. n. the first growth stage of a yam, when the tuber sprouts appear and begin to grow, in December through April. 2. vi. to grow. 1. Osada kin wiawi mwohn kehndou. The first growth stage takes place before the yam vine is given a rope to grow on. 2. Kehpo osada. The yam grew.
osen pahr n. new shoot from a sprouting coconut.
osepwel vi. to be newly sprouting, of yams. Kehpin pahn mahio osepwel. The yam under the breadfruit tree is sprouting.
osime n. diaper. [Jap. oshime]
osiroi n. baby powder. [Jap. oshiroi]
osdia n. host, the bread of the Eucharist. [Spa. hostia]
ohd, also oda, wehd, sepwikin. n. taro sp., wild taro, also called giant taro or elephant ear taro, Alocasia macrorrhizos; considered to be a famine food, now rarely eaten; the large leaves are used to cover an uhmw and can serve as an umbrella; plant used as a medicine in treating large wounds; some believe that if it is growing on a piece of land, the land will be good for growing crops of all types.
oda n. see ohd.
oden katau n. a taro cultivar.
oden kepinne n. a taro cultivar.
oden mwekil n. a wild taro sp., considered to be poisonous.
oden dawahk n. a taro cultivar.
odenei n. a taro cultivar.
odepe n. a taro cultivar.
ohtehl n. hotel. [Eng.]
ohtier, also tiher. interj. Oh dear, oh my gosh! [Eng. Oh dear!]
otoht adj. of food, appetizing due to the manner in which it is eaten by another.
owannange n. shot put (the name of the game). [Jap. hōgannage]
mehn owannange n. shot, the metal ball used in the game of shot put.
owen wedei adj. talkative.
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