wa we wi wo woa wu
wa₁ vi. to flower or bear fruit.
wa₂ vt. to carry, to take. cf. [meing] ketiki.
wah n3s. fruit, flower; offspring; result.
wai vi. to sneak; to prowl, to move stealthily. Pwutako waila rehn serepeino pwohng. The boy went to see the girl last night in secret. waine, vt.
waia, also wehia. n. wire, spring. [Eng.]
waii₁ n. foreign lands, large lands beyond the horizon of Pohnpei.
waii₂ adj. slow moving. mpwei wai slow ball (in baseball).
Waioming n. Wyoming. [Eng.]
waik vt. to pull; to snatch; to stretch something.
wailes 1. n. wireless telegraph, telegram. 2. vi. to send a telegram. [Jap. waialesu < Eng. wireless]
wain n. wine. [Eng.]
waine vt. to sneak up to, to prowl about, to move stealthily to, to move about discreetly to. wai₁, vi.
wair n. bird sp., a land bird that flies and has a frightening call.
wairen kederlap meing. n. royal bracelet. cf. luwou.
wairenieu, also waireniso. meing. n. royal garland, necklace, floral necklace, lei. cf. mwaramwar.
waireniso, also wairenieu. meing. n. royal garland, necklace, floral necklace, lei. cf. mwaramwar.
wairenleng meing. n. royal crown; a garland. Wairenleng wehwehki manaman en ninen Mwohnsapw. Wairenleng refers to the royal garland that symbolizes the unlimited authority and power of the paramound chief. cf. elin kapwat.
waiseht n. long sleeve shirt, of any color; white shirt. [Jap. waishatsu < Eng.]
wahu n. valley; respect, honor; a kava ritual. cf. [meing] sakaradahn wahu.
waun adj. respectful, respectable, honorable. wauniki, vt.
wak₁ vi. to be removed, of a lid, cover, top, etc. waka, vt. cf. [meing] wahleng.
wak₂ vt. to chop with an axe or machete, as foliage.
waka vt. to remove, of a lid, cover, top, etc. wak₁, vi. cf. [meing] wahlenge.
wahkahk vi. to cackle loudly, of a hen.
wakala vi. to be frustrated; to be full from eating too much.
wakapw n. fish sp., bluebanded surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus, normally found on the barrier reef.
wakar n. (3sg. wekere) pubic hair. cf. [meing] winen pahnpwoal, limwinpohnsounpwop.
wahkihla vt. to depend on someone or something, to rely on, with ill consequences.
wako, also uwako. vi. to gag. cf. [meing] wahloal.
waku n. embroidery hoop. [Jap. waku]
wal adj. able to fly far, of sihr₁ in the game peisihr.
wahl₁ n. primary forest, jungle, forest, woods, area overgrown with trees.
wahl₂ slang. n. (3sg. wali) head.
walahileng meing. n. residence of a Nahnmwarki; a large nahs.
walahisomw meing. n. a large feasthouse (nahs).
walek adj. large, of any opening.
wahleng meing. vi. to be removed, of a lid, cover, top, etc. wahlenge, vt. cf. wak₁.
wahlenge meing. vt. to remove, of a lid, cover, top, etc. wahleng, vi. cf. waka.
wahliniep n. any woman in one's wife's clan except one that the wife calls mother; any man in one's husband's clan except one that the husband calls child.
walipit num. eight. see pit₁.
wahloal meing. vi. to gag. cf. wako.
waluh num. eight. see -u.
wampwe adj. putting on airs, showing off.
wahn ohl pirien n. cousin, specifically, the child of one's father's brother.
wahn kasukuhl lap n. an instructional goal.
wahn kasukuhl tik n. an instructional objective.
wahn kiki n3s. cuticle.
wahn kikin eni, also wahn pehn eni. n. an expression used to refer to breadfruit; literally 'fruit of the hands of spirits'.
wahn lih pirien n. cousin, specifically the child of one's mother's sister.
wahn mwahng n. the paternal clan of either one's mother or father.
wahn pehn aramas n. an expression used to refer to yams; literally, 'fruit of the hands of people', the fruit of human labor.
wahn rohs, also rohs. n. flower, any flowering plant; rose. [rohs <Eng. rose]
wahn sakau n. a small kava branch suitable for planting.
wahn sahpw n. agricultural product. Atail wahn sahpw akan me malaulau. Our agricultural products are very limited.
wahn sehd n. marine product. Atail wahn sehd akan kak mwomwla. Our products from the sea can be depleted.
wahnedi n3s. offspring.
wahnmeimei n. the name of one of the rear doors of a nahs, located on the left when facing the platform, used only by the Nahnmwarki.
wahnmwahng 1. n. the relationship that exists between an individual and the clan of his father's father. 2. vi. to be related in this way. wahnmwahngih, vt.
wahnmwahngih vt. see wahnmwahng.
wahnpei n. pumice.
wahnpoaron n. apostle; minister, one authorized to perform the sacraments.
wahnpwur n. fruit.
wahnpwuro n. original sin.
wanded n. prostitute. [Eng. wanted]
wahntal n. plant spp., Mucuna gigantea, Canavalia rosea, and Strongylodon lucidus.
wahntuhke₁ n. fruit, flower.
wahntuhke₂ 1. n. arithmetic. 2. vi. to calculate. wahntuhkeih, vt.
wahntuhkeih vt. to calculate. wahntuhke₂, vi.
wanwehi 1. slang. n. a basin of food intended as a contribution to a party, when one does not expect the container to be returned; the name of a party employing such basins; one-way street. 2. vi. to be used as a wahnwei, of a basin. [Eng. one way]
wangawang adj. wide, of an opening, road, or channel.
wap n. wharf, dock. [Eng.]
wahpali n. see wahpaili.
wapang vi. to lie crosswise.
Wapar n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.
wapwel vi. to be balled out, of a plant. wapwelih, vt.
wapwelih vt. to ball out (a plant). wapwel, vi.
war₁ n. (3sg. were) body, of a person; seed, tumor, cyst, gland.
war₂ adj. worthy.
wahr n. (3sg. were) canoe, vehicle, vessel; spirit medium. cf. [meing] tehnwar, keleng.
wahr pei sakar interj. a greeting used by the occupants of an arriving canoe.
waraileng n. a basket containing cooked pork or a starch for the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.
warakih vt. to be a companion of; to associate with. werek, vi.
waramwahu adj. of coconut palms, bearing large nuts; of breadfruit, fecund.
warahr adj. lumpy, grainy.
wahrar n. fish sp.
warasap n. a decoratively carved canoe, used only by the Nahnmwarki, not commonly made on Pohnpei at present.
warawar₁ n. ditch, trench, groove.
warawar₂ vi. to own a vehicle.
Wahrikidam n. the emissary sent by Souiap to retrieve his pet bird; Wahrikidam was killed by Saumwin Kepinpil and his body formed the mountain in Kahmar in Nett.
warihmw Biblical. n. ark.
wahriso archaic. n. royal canoe.
warpwele vt. to arrive at the same time. Tohn kousapwo warpwele ni nesen kousapwo; irail sounda uhmw. The people of the kousapw arrived at the kousapw nahs at the same time and started the uhmw.
warpwohmwahu Biblical. n. myrrh.
was₁ adj. obnoxious, discomforting.
was₂ n. wristwatch. [Eng.]
wasa n. place, point.
Wasa Lapalap n. excellency, highness, used to address a Nahnmwarki, originally used only to address Isokelekel; he later elevated other high chiefs to the title of Nahnmwarki, such as the chiefs of Kitti and Sokehs. Kalahngan ong Wasa Lapalap Isipaho. Thank you to his excellency Isipaho.
wasa pwongpene vi. to become night. E saikinte wasa pwongpene ah se lelodo. Night had not yet fallen when we arrived.
Wasahi n. the second ranking title in the Nahnmwarki line.
wasaile meing. n. face. cf. mese.
wasahn alu n. aisle, sidewalk.
wasahn kilang kisinieng n. weather station.
wasahn nahk n. conservation area.
wasahn pipihs n. urinal.
wasahn pidohi n. exit.
Wasahn Soupwur, also Wasahn Sohpwur. n. "the place of no return;" the mythical location of a bridge where the souls of the dead had to sing in melodious tones before being allowed to cross over to Pahsed, the Pohnpeian heaven under the sea.
wasahn sompihr n. airport, airfield.
wasahn wailes n. radio station, wireless station. [wailes <Eng.]
wasapwong vi. to get dark, to become night.
wasapwongihdi vi. to complete at night.
wasas vi. to stagger, to have difficulty keeping one's footing.
wahsek adj. of a hole or an opening, to be large enough so that something may pass through it.
Wahsinten n. Washington. [Eng.]
Wahsinten Dih Sih n. Washington, D.C. [Eng.]
wasmelen, also watmelen. n. watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris. [Eng.]
wad 1. vi. of mathematics, to multiply. 2. n. multiplication, multiplication table. wadiki, vt.
wadehng vt. to be counted among, to be included.
wahd n. fish sp., puffer fish, Liosaccus cutaneus(?).
wadawad₁ 1. vi. to read; to count. 2. n. numeral. wadek₁, vt.
wadawad₂ adj. admired; famous. wadek₂, vt.
wadek₁ vt. to read; to count. wadawad₁, vi. cf. [meing] koadoaroapwe.
wadek₂ vt. to admire. wadawad₂, vi.
wadehng vt. to be counted among, to be included.
wadepe n3s. total counted, counting.
waderekerek vi. to say something very fast; to rattle off sounds, as in one's sleep.
wadiki vt. of mathematics, to multiply; to be counted among. wad, vi.
wadilik vi. to memorize, to know by heart. wadilikih, vt.
wadilikih vt. see wadilik.
waditik vi. to be detailed.
wadkepwe 1. vi. to do an inventory of cultivated plants. 2. n. inventory of cultivated plants.
wadwonuhmw, also koumwei. n. series of elaborate feasts held in various feast houses.
waht vi. to bluster or storm about when angry or agitated. Pwutak sakawo wahtseli. The drunken boy stormed about.
watmelen, also wasmelen. n. watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris. [Eng.]
wahwah poss. cl. a possessive classifier used to characterize the relationship between a man and the children of any person he would call sister.
wawair vi. to echo, as a bell or as the sound of a kava pounding stone.
wawairala vi. to ring resonantly, like a bell.
wei interj. an exclamation of surprise.
-wei verb. suff. there, toward you. kerep creep, kerepewei creep there, toward you.
wehi₁ n. turtle.
wehi₂ n. an autonomous paramount chiefdom; a political unit, as a municipality, district, state, country, or kingdom.
weia vi. to laugh heartily, to howl with laughter.
wehia, also waia. n. wire, spring. [Eng.]
weiapens n. barbed wire. [Eng. wire fence]
weikek 1. adj. poignant, distressed, frustrated. 2. n. frustration.
Wein Koht Biblical. n. the kingdom of God. Ahlte pwoat ong wein Koht. There is just one path to the kingdom of God.
Wein Nanleng n. Kingdom of Heaven.
weingal n. mangrove sp., Lumnitzera littorea, having hard wood, used for poles.
Weipowe n. a section (kousapw) in Nett.
weipwelenleng n. vine sp.
weipwul, also wempwul. n. Indian mulberry, noni, flame tree, Morinda citrifolia, having edible fruit (not commonly eaten on Pohnpei), used extensively in making medicine; roots used for making yellow dye; said to have been the first food on Pohnpei.
weir₁ vt. to dig, to excavate. weiweida, vi.
weir₂ vi. to race.
weirar vi. to fish for toik.
weirek adj. painful, agonizing, torturous.
weirin kang donas 1. n. a race which involves eating a doughnut suspended from a string. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin kerep 1. n. a race in which the participant runs on all fours. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin meninrahn 1. n. a race in which a number of participants straddle a pole and run together. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin pap 1. n. a swimming race. 2. vi. to participate in a swimming race.
weirin pirene 1. n. a three-legged race. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin sei 1. n. a canoe race. 2. vi. to participate in a canoe race.
weirin tang 1. n. track meet. 2. vi. to participate in a track meet, to run a race.
weirin wilpahro 1. n. a wheelbarrow race. 2. vi. to run this race.
weisip, also usup. vi. to splash water at an object, to be moistened, to be sprayed. weisipih, vt.
weisipih, also usupih. vt. to splash water at an object, to moisten, to spray. Ohlo weisipih liho. That man splashed water at the woman. weisip, vi.
weiso n. municipality, kingdom; traditionally only U.
weisoahn n. 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.
weid₁ n. a very high tide.
weid₂, also keid. vi. to walk in a specific direction.
weid₃ archaic. adj. heartless, without sympathy.
weidinpar n. high tide during the trade wind season.
weitahta 1. adj. red. 2. n. red.
weiwei, also weiweiloal. 1. n. diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin. 2. vi. to wear a diaper, loincloth, or sanitary napkin. cf. [meing] dereklap.
weiweiloal 1. n. loincloth, diaper, sanitary napkin. 2. vi. to wear a loincloth. see weiwei. cf. [meing] dereklap.
weiweida vi. to be dug out, to be excavated. weir₁, vt.
wek n. trump, in cards.
wehk vt. to confess, to reveal, to disclose, to admit.
wehkpen dihp n. confession, in the Catholic church.
weke vt. to drag the roughed-out hull of a canoe.
wekila vi. to be changed, to be transformed; to blush.
wekidekdi vi. to lie on one's stomach.
wekiwekin 1. n. variation. 2. adj. variable, inconsistent, changeable.
wekiwer vi. to frequently turn food that is being cooked. wekiwere, vt.
wehkpen dihp n. confession, in the Catholic church.
wel₁, also nihdwel. vi. to molt a shell.
wel₂ num. cl. used in counting plants like bamboo which have a single root but multiple stalks. welin pehri limewel five bamboo plants.
wel- vi. to be turned, to be flipped; to be bent back. Pelien sereko welidi. The canvas is turned down. welik, vt.
wehl pwoht n. whale boat. [Eng.]
weleu n. high tide in the morning.
welewel num. eight. see wel₂.
weli n3s. the part of the yam that was used in its propogation; a molted shell.
weliakan num. eighty. see ehk₁.
weliakapw vi. to be reformed; to be repentant.
weliel num. eight. see el₂.
welienlet n. see welienlit.
weliepe, also wiliepe. n3s. replacement, representative.
weliependok n. an antibiotic pill.
welihi num. eight. see ih₃.
welik vt. to turn over, to flip; to bend back. wel-, vi.
welika num. eight. see ka₂.
welikap num. eight. see kap.
welikek vi. to be bent, to be twisted; to wriggle. Keilen kakono welikekpene. The sides of the box was bent.
welikis num. eight. see kis₁.
welikid num. eight thousand.
welimen num. eight. see men₃.
welimwodol num. eight. see mwodol.
welimwut num. eight. see mwut₂.
welin uht n. a grove of bananas.
welin nih n. a grove of coconut palms.
welin tuhke n. a grove of trees.
weliniak n. mangrove forest.
welingoul num. eighty. see ngoul.
welipa num. eight. see pa₃.
welipak num. eight. see pak₁.
welipali num. eight. see pali₁.
welipar num. eight. see par₂.
welipoar num. eight. see poar₁.
welipwong num. eight. see pwong.
welipwoat num. eight. see pwoat.
welipwuloi num. eight. see pwuloi.
welira num. eight. see ra.
welihsek num. eighty. see eisek.
welisel num. eight. see sel₂.
welisou num. eight. see sou₄.
welisop num. eight. see sop₂.
welidep num. eight million.
welidip num. eight. see dip.
welidun num. eight. see dun.
welite num. eight. see te.
welitumw num. eight. see tumw₁.
weliwel₁ adj. bushy, full of foliage.
weliwel₂ archaic. n. fish sp., tuna.
weluhmw num. eight. see umw₂.
wellep num. eight. see lep.
welsapw meing. vi. to return from a trip.
wempwul, also weipwul. n. Indian mulberry, noni, Morinda citrifolia, having edible fruit (not eaten on Pohnpei), used extensively in making medicine; roots used for making yellow dye; said to have been the first food on Pohnpei.
wen vi. to dance a Pohnpeian men's standing dance.
wen- vi. to lie, to recline. Kohla wendi meir. Go lie down and sleep.
wehn n. a Pohnpeian men's standing dance.
wenakap, also wonekap. num. six. see kap.
wenapak, also wonapak. num. six. see pak₁.
Wene, also Wone. n. a large area in southern Kitti that played an important religous role prior to the introduction of Christianity.
wenehi num. six. num. six. see ih₃.
weneisek, also woneisek. num. sixty. see eisek.
weneu num. six. see -u.
wenehk, also wonehk. num. sixty. see ehk₁.
weneka num. six. see ka₂.
wenekap, also wonekap. num. six. see kap.
wenekis num. six. see kis₁.
wenehl, also wonehl. num. six. see el₂.
wenemen, also wonemen. num. six. see men₃.
wenemwodol num. six. see mwodol.
wenemwut num. six. see mwut₂.
wenengoul, also wonongoul. num. sixty; six hundred. see ngoul.
wenepa num. six. see pa₃.
wenepak num. six. see pak₁.
wenepali num. six. see pali₁.
wenepar num. six. see par₂.
wenepit num. six. see pit₂.
wenepoar num. six. see poar₁.
wenepwiki, also wonepwiki. num. six hundred.
wenepwong num. six. see pwong.
wenepwoat num. six. see pwoat.
wenepwuloi n. six. see pwuloi.
wenering₁ n. dried coconut meat after the extraction of the oil.
wenering₂ n. the third day of a funeral, believed to be when the spirit of the deceased leaves the body.
wenesapw, also wonesapw. num. six hundred million. see sapw₂.
wenewei vi. to continue on.
wenewel num. six. see wel₂.
Wenik₁ n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.
Wenik₂ archaic. n. an ancient name for U.
Wenik Peidak n. an ancient name for the eastern half of U.
Wenik Peidi n. an ancient name for Nett, which was once part of U.
wenihmw n. door.
wenihmw en lempahntamw n. the two doors in the rear of a feasthouse, used by the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken.
wenihmwen pahsed n. the door to the bottom of the sea.
wenihmwtok n. window.
wenoumw num. six. see umw₂.
wenlep num. six. see lep.
wenlik, also wonlik. num. six billion. see lik₁.
wenlopw, also wonlopw. num. six hundred thousand. see lopw₁.
wenpwong adj. stupid, ignorant.
wenra num. six. see ra.
wenrahn adj. well-informed; understanding.
wenrar, also wonrar. num. six million. see rar₂.
wens n. crane, the machine; winch. [Eng.]
wensakau n. dried kava after the extraction of the liquid.
wensel n. six. see sel₂.
wensou num. six. see sou₄.
wensop num. six. see sop₂.
wendep, also wondep. num. sixty million.
wendip num. six. see dip.
wendun, also wondun. num. six. see dun.
wente num. six. see te.
wentumw num. six. see tumw₁.
wengewenge n3s. width.
wengid vt. to wring, to squeeze with a twisting motion. wengiweng, vi.
wengidek adj. twisted. wengid, vt.
wengiweng vi. to wring, to squeeze with a twisting motion. wengid, vt.
wengkid vi. at the end of the kava ceremony, to completely extract all the liquid from a batch of kava.
wenglopwon vi. to squeeze kava that has been set aside in anticipation of the arrival of titled guests.
wengluh vi. to prepare the final serving of kava in a kava ritual. Kumwail wengluh. You prepare the final serving.
wengmad vi. to squeeze kava until it is completely dried out.
wengpoar vi. of kava, to be processed for drinking for the final time.
wepenge vt. to lie crosswise. Lepin tuhkeho wepenge pwoaren pihlo. The log lies the stream.
wer vi. to shout, to scream, to howl, to yell, to holler. wering, vi.
wehr n. shout, scream, howl, yell.
were₁, also wore. n3s. neck.
were₂ poss. cl. a possessive classifier used for vehicles. cf. [meing] tehnwere.
werei 1. adj. lasting for a long time. 2. n. duration.
werek 1. vi. to be companions; to be married. 2. n. spouse, husband or wife; companion, mate. warakih, vt.
werekleng n. a designated seating area in a feasthouse where the wives of the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken sit.
weren uhk vi. to fish with a net from a canoe or boat.
weren nansapw n. automobile, car, vehicle.
weren rais n. a grain of rice.
weren rakied n. pebble, a piece of gravel or crushed coral.
weren seremwei n. one who frequently cooks food in an uhmw for the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.
weren tuhke n. seed.
weren wusol n. testicle.
werennehu n. prostate gland.
werer n. sp. of sea cucumber.
werieng vt. to ask for a favor.
wering vt. to shout at, to scream at, to howl at, to yell at, to holler at.
wehs n. any hook-like implement used for pulling weeds or tree branches.
Wes Pirsinia, also Pirsinia Palikapi. n. West Virginia. [Eng.]
wese vt. to cut sugar cane or firewood.
weseiseu vi. to cut or harvest sugarcane. Ken kohla weseiseu. Ken went to cut sugarcane.
weseituwi vi. to collect firewood. I pahn weseituwi. I will collect firewood.
wehsel n. ship or work whistle. [Eng.]
wesiken sou, also wisiken sou. 1. vi. to take food to the head of a clan and to partake in a meal with him. 2. n. the act of wesiken sou.
wed adj. puffed out, protruding, as of the stomach.
wehd, also ohd, 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.
wedei adj. talkative.
wedein sakau adj. talkative while under the influence of kava.
wehder sdeisin, also wehder steisin. n. weather station. [Eng.]
wehder steisin n. see wehder sdeisin.
wedin neh n3s. calf, of the leg. cf. [meing] pirenisoulap.
wehdip 1. n. a revelation of misbehaviorr; confession. 2. vi. to reveal misbehavior, to confess.
wehdpeseng vt. to rip open; to break into a house.
wet₁ vi. to turn while in motion; to change direction; to stop along the way.
wet₂ vi. neut. to eat raw (fish). wete, vt.
weht, also wet₁. n. bend or curve in a road or path.
wete vt. to eat raw (fish). wet₂, vi.
wetih slang. vt. to whip, to spank. weweti, vi.
wetikitik adj. small in diameter, of holes, coconuts, or people; narrow, of an opening or gate.
wehwe₁ 1. vi. to be understood, to be clear or distinct. 2. n. (3sg. wehweh) meaning significance.
wehwepene vi. to be informed, to be in touch, to keep in touch. Pali koaros wehwepene. All parties are informed.
wehwe₂ n. (3sg. wehweh) opening.
weweik slang. adj. attractive.
wehwepene vi. to be informed, to be in touch, to keep in touch. Pali koaros wehwepene. All parties are informed.
weweti vi. to be whipped or spanked. wetih, vt.
wih₁ n. name of the letter w, the twentieth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /w/, a velar glide.
wih₂ n. tree sp., Barringtonia asiatica, used in making medicines.
wih₃ n. grease, fat.
wia vt. to do; occurs as wie when used with an incorporated object or when it marks durative aspect. E wiemwangas. He made copra. E wie doadoahk. He is working.
wiahla vt. to make, to become, to turn into.
wiahda vt. to make, to repair, to build; to create.
wiakau adj. wasteful; neglected, mistreated, abused. wiakawe, vt.
wiakaula vi. to be wasted; to be neglected, to be mistreated, to be abused. Mwengehn rahn wet kan pahn wiakaula. These foods for today will be wasted. Seri soisoio wiakaula. That once cherished child is now being negected.
wiakawe vt. to waste; to neglect, to mistreat, to abuse (a person). wiakau, adj.
wiahki vi. to assume. I wiahki me e melahr. I assume that he died.
wiahla vt. to make, to become, to turn into.
wiahda vt. to make, to repair, to build; to create. cf. [meing] kourakih.
wiawi vi. to occur, to happen; to have sexual intercourse. wia, vt.
wie see wia.
wiekau adj. abusive, wasteful. wiekawe, vt.
wiekawe vt. to mistreat; to waste. E wiekawe e pwoudo. He mistreated his wife. wiekau, adj.
wielamalam 1. n. meeting, deliberation. 2. vi. to meet, to deliberate.
wiehni 1. n. the game of tag. 2. vi. to play tag.
wihenmoar, also wihnmoar. n. tree sp., Barringtonia racemosa, used medicinally.
wiepeikid vi. to excuse, to apologize.
wiepen kosonned n. a legal procedure. E daur wiepen kosonned. He's following legal procedure.
wiepen nin limen Koht Biblical. n. creation.
wiepwel n. state of being part of the earth, as when something dead turns to soil. cf. [meing] iasenpwel.
wiepwella vi. to be in state of being part of the earth, as when something dead turns to soil.
wiesent vi. to earn money. Kitail anahne wiesent ansou mwadang. We need to earn some money soon. [sent <Eng. cent]
wiesuwain vi. to make lace that is to be attached to the bottom of a woman's slip for decoration.
wiesuwed 1. vi. to have sexual intercourse. 2. n. sexual intercourse.
wiedip vi. to commit a serious offense.
wiewia n. behavior, deed. Ahmw wiewia me sohte mwahu. Your behavior is not good.
wihk₁ n. week. [Eng.]
wihk₂ n. wick. [Eng.]
wihkend n. weekend. [Eng.]
wikpeseng vi. to be different.
wihkdei n. weekday. [Eng.]
wikwikin adj. variable, inconsistent, changeable.
wil n. will, the document. [Eng.]
wihl₂ n. wheel. [Eng.]
wilepon, also wulopon. n. uncircumcised penis.
wiliali vi. to exchange; to be changed, to be substituted, to be replaced. wilian, vt.
wilian vt. to change, to substitute, to replace, to represent; to be the heir of. wiliali, vi.
wilianter n. bush sp.
wilie n3s. substitute, successor.
wiliepe, also weliepe. n3s. replacement, representative.
wilpahro n. wheelbarrow. [Eng.]
wihn 1. vi. to win; to profit. 2. n. profit. [Eng.]
winaun adj. furry.
winakanak adj. wet and matted, of hair.
winan adj. hairy.
winahni, also wunahni. 1. 2. n. spell, magic, incantation.
winahnih, also wunahnih. vt. to cast a spell on. I masak ohlo pwe e kak winahniehdi. I am afraid of that man because he can cast a spell on me.
winapwehk, also wunapwehk. slang. adj. of bodily coverings, soaking wet.
wine, also wune. n3s. body hair, feathers, fur. cf. [meing] inen ihrekiso.
winen pahnpwoal meing. n3s. pubic hair. cf. wakar.
winen sendilap n. (3sg. winen sendilepe) hair of the big toe. cf. [meing] likaupenleng.
wini 1. n. medicine; any potion or article intended to have a medical or magical function. 2. vi. to apply medicine. winie, vt. cf. [meing] sawaidenleng.
wini en kamandehdo n. medicine to make someone feel safe when he or she is afraid to remain at home because of threatening conditions. Kiheng kene wini en kamandehdo pwe en pwurodo. Provide him/her medicine to feel safe to return.
wini en widengi n. toothpaste.
winie vt. to medicate; to treat with medicine. wini, vi.
wihnsed n. see wihnmoar.
windeng, also undeng. 1. archaic. vi. to drive. 2. n. driver. 1. I saikinte esehla undeng. I have not learned to drive yet. [Jap. unten] windengih, vt.
wisekesek, also wusekesek. adj. wet.
wisik 1. n. burden, load. 2. vi. to be carried.
wisik pwehl 1. vi. to harvest a new planting of kava, traditionally taken to the Nahnmwarki. 2. n. first harvest of a new planting of kava.
wisikilek vi. to run an errand. Pwutaken wisikilek. That boy ran an errand.
wisoar vi. to apply coconut oil to one's hair. wisoare, vt. cf. [meing] mahsies.
wisoare vt. see wisoar.
Wiskonsin n. Wisconsin. [Eng.]
wihd n. wheat.
wideh vi. to wash one's feet.
widei n. fish sp.
wideud vi. to be washed, of anything except clothing. widen, vt.
widek vi. to be poured; to be spilled. wideki, vt.
wideki vt. to pour; to spill. widek, vi.
widen vt. to wash, of anything except clothing. wideud, vi.
widene vi. to wash feet.
widenmell meing. adj. having a tickling effect, arousing. cf. kararan.
widengi, also wudengi. vi. to brush one's teeth.
widing 1. vi. to deceive, to lie, to defraud. 2. n. deception, lie, fraud. widinge, vt.
widinge vt. to deceive, to lie₁ to, to defraud. widing, vi.
widingek adj. deceitful, fraudulent.
widipe, also udipe. n. footstool.
widir n. fish sp., camouflage grouper, Epinephelus polyphekadion.
widiroah vt. to withdraw, of money from an account. [Eng.]
wihwi n. fish sp., a type of unicorn fish.
wounkerehlap n. a seating area in a feasthouse located in the foreground of kienwounken.
wounkerehleng n. front platform of a feasthouse.
wounmei n. a door in the rear of a feasthouse used by the Nahnmwarki.
wok, also pok. vi. to be hit with an object; to take one's turn at bat, in baseball.
wokidi 1. n. drop off, precipice, cliff, outer edge of the barrier reef. 2. adj. precipitous, sheer, of a dropoff.
wonakap, also wenakap. num. six. see kap.
wonapak, also wenapak. num. six. see pak₁.
Wone, also Wene. n. a large area in southern Kitti that played an important religous role prior to the introduction of Christianity.
woneisek, also weneisek. num. sixty. see eisek.
wonehk, also wenehk. num. sixty. see ehk₁.
wonekap, also wenekap. num. six. see kap.
wonemen, also wenemen. num. six. see men₃.
wonepwiki, also wenepwiki. num. six hundred.
wonesapw, also wenesapw. num. six hundred million. see sapw₂.
wohnohn vi. to lie down.
wonongoul, also wenengoul. num. sixty; six hundred. see ngoul.
wonowei vi. to strive onward.
wonuhmw n. cook house that contains an uhmw. cf. [meing] pahdak.
wonla vi. to proceed forward.
wonlik, also wenlik. num. six billion. see lik₁.
wonlopw num. six hundred thousand. see lopw₁.
wonpwong adj. dull, stupid, ignorant.
wonrar, also wenrar. num. six million. see rar₂.
wondep, also wendep. num. sixty million.
wondun, also wendun. num. six. see dun.
wowoki, also popoki. vi. to be whipped, to beaten, to spanked. woakih, vt.
woakih, also poakih. vt. to whip, to beat, to spank. wowoki, vi.
woahkian adj. bearing much, productive, more than adequate.
woakida vi. to look up to and listen attentively, as of people in a feasthouse.
woakidi vi. to be knocked out.
wulekens 1. adj. diseased, of a penis. 2. n. diseased penis.
wulopon, also wilepon. n. uncircumcised penis.
wunaun, also winaun. adj. hairy, furry.
wunahnih, also winahnih. n. to cast a spell on.
wunapwehk, also winapwehk. slang. adj. of bodily coverings, soaking wet.
wune, also wine. n3s. body hair, feathers, fur. cf. [meing] inen ihrekiso.
wurak, also urak₁. meing. vt. to drink; to accept atonement, as part of a tohmw ceremony. cf. nim.
wusekesek, also wisekesek. adj. wet.
wusol, also usol. n. (3sg. wusole) scrotum; baby boy.
wusol en kuloak n. pendulum of a clock.
wusolendong, also usolendong. n. the starchy growth found near decaying dohng trees, formerly exported to Japan where it was used in the manufacture of drugs.
wusolmat₁, also usolmat₁. 1. n. mature male pig; a derogatory term for filariasis. 2. interj. an insult.
wusolmat₂, also usolmat₂, masikisik. n. Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata, considered a noxious weed.
wusolpali, also usolpali. n. a man or pig having only one testicle.
wudengi, also widengi. vt. to brush one's teeth.