oa oai oau oak oal oan oap oar oas oat
oa interj. I find it hard to believe!
oah₁ n. name of the digraph oa, the fifth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /ɔ/, a lower-mid back rounded vowel.
oah₂ meing. sent. adv. yes, used in response to a Nahnmwarki. cf. dah.
Oaio n. Ohio. [Eng.]
oaioa, also aiau, likatengensapw. n. banyan tree, Ficus prolixa and Ficus virens; leaves, fruit, bark, and roots used in traditional medicines.
oail n. oil. [Eng.]
Oakos, also Ahkos. n. August. [Eng.] cf. [meing] Kih.
Oakotope n. October. [Eng.]
oale vt. to wave, to signal, to beckon to. oaloahl, vi.
oaloahl vi. to wave, to signal, to beckon. oale, vt.
oaloahllap meing. n3s. upper shin bone. cf. uluhlen neh.
oaloahd n. 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.
oaloahdenpil n. a fresh water plant similar in appearance to oaloahd, Blyxa aubertii.
oaloahdilap n. seagrass sp., Enhalus acoroides.
oahnda vi. to turn on a switch. [oahn <Eng. on]
oahndi vi. to turn off a switch. [oahn <Eng. on]
oahng n. turmeric (generic term); yellow of the egg.
oangalap n. turmeric cultivar, the roots of which are used for medicine, making yellow dye, and flavoring soup.
oange n3s. yolk, of an egg.
oangen palau n. turmeric cultivar.
oangen pahnle, also oangen pele. n. wild ginger, Zingiber zerumbet, used for flavoring food.
oangen pahsed n. turmeric cultivar.
oangen pele, also oangen pahnle. n. wild ginger, Zingiber zerumbet, used for flavoring food.
oangitik, also kisinioang. n. turmeric sp., Curcuma longa, the roots of which are used for a red dye used in tatooing and for medicine; used as ingredient in Japanese curry.
oangoahng₁ 1. adj. yellow. 2. n. yellow.
oangoahng₂, also wahpali, wahpaili. n. seaside bean, Vigna marina.
oapoar num. one. see poar₁.
oapwin₁, also apwin₁. vt. to wash one's face. cf. [meing] mahlinge.
oapwin₂, also apwin₂. n. the post forming the threshold at the entrance of a feasthouse.
oapwoat num. one. see pwoat.
oahr, also tuhken amwise, tepwuk. n. plant sp., Premna serratifolia.
oaralap 1. adj. general, summarized. 2. n. general idea; summary, highlights; contents, heading, title (of a book). oarelepe, vt.
oare vt. to scrape together and pick up a pile of something, such as dirt, kava, etc. oaroahr₁, vi.
Oare n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.
oarelepe vt. to give the general idea of, to give a summary of. oaralap, adj.
oareman n. a variety of topwuk, a tree sp.
oaresed meing. vi. to paddle. Kumwail oaresedwei. You paddle on. cf. sei₁.
oaritik 1. adj. detailed. 2. n. detail. oaritikih, vt.
oaritikih vt. to give a detailed account of. oaritik, adj.
Oaron Maka n. a title.
Oaron Pwutak n. a title.
oarong en nanmadau n. fish sp., jack.
oarong en pil n. fish sp.,jack, commonly found where fresh water enters the ocean.
oarong en pwong n. fish sp., jack, a variety of Caranx sexfasciatus, normally found in the lagoon.
oarong maswalek n. fish sp., bigeye trevally, a variety of Caranx sexfasciatus, normally found in the lagoon.
oarong seik n. fish sp., greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili.
oarongtoal n. fish sp., jack.
oaroahr₁ vi. neut. to scrape together and pick up a pile of something, such as dirt, kava, etc. oare, vt.
oaroahr₂ n. shore, coast, seaside, landing place for canoes or boats.
oas 1. vi. to be roofed with thatch, of a building. 2. n. a feast for the roofing of a building. 1. Ihmwo pahn oas lakapw. That house will be roofed tomorrow. oase, vt.
oahs₁ n. ivory nut palm, Metroxylon amicarum, the fronds of which are used for making thatch, also used in making traditional medicines; roof; thatch.
oahs₂ n. horse. [Eng.]
oase vt. to roof a building; to attach a piece of roofing material. Re oase ihmw kapwo rahn wet. They roofed the new house today. oas, vi.
oasmete n. tin roofing. [mete <Eng. metal]
oaht₁ slang. n. (3sg. oate) mouth.
oaht₂ 1. vi. neut. to order. 2. n. order, shipment. [Eng.] oahte, vt.
oatalaud slang. adj. big mouthed, boastful.
oatamat adj. boastful, having bad breath.
oahte vt. to order. [Eng.] oaht₁, vi.
oatekeng slang. adj. sharp-tongued.
oaterei adj. sharp-tongued; having a protruding, carp-like mouth.
oatilikamw slang. adj. lying, untruthful.
oatmwaiahn slang. adj. boastful, big-mouthed; having bad breath.
oatwalek slang. adj. having a wide, large mouth; big mouthed, both literally and figuratively.