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sa-   verb. pref. a negative prefix meaning not, in-, or un-. pwung correct, sapwung incorrect.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Include examples with the full range of meanings. See grammar for further discussion re sou-.

sah   n. jar, crock. [Eng.]

saih   vt. to paddle to. Werensei ko saih ni pahinaho The racing canoes paddled toward the barrier reef. sei₁, vi.

10/29/2017 12:25:55 AM From: KR To: KR. Add werensei to the dictionary.

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

saik₁   vt. to catch, as fish.

saik₂, also kaik.   neg. not yet. E saik pahn pwurodo. He hasn't yet returned.

saikan, also seikan.   adj. successful, in fishing or hunting.

saike, also sangke.   1. n. a game, rock-paper-scissors. 2. vi. to play this game. [Jap. janken]

saikinte, also kaikinte.   neg. not yet.

saim   vt. to sharpen to a point. seisei₁, vi.

sain   1. vi., vt. to sign. 2. n. signature, poster, sign, notice. [Eng.]

10/29/2017 12:28:05 AM From: KR To: KR. Sainih can also be used.

saingo   n. the final activity in a competition. [Jap. saigo]

saip   n. sardine.

saipwerek   adj. untidy, slovenly. Ohlo me saipwerek. That man is untidy.

sair   vt. to come in contact with, to touch, to touch upon.

sairair   adj. ignorant.

saireiranki   vi. to be uninformed.

saireng   n. siren, as on a police car or ambulance. [Jap.< Eng.]

sais   1. n. size, as of clothing. 2. vi. to be the right size. [Eng.]

saida   n. soft drink, soda, pop. [Jap. saidā < Eng. cider]

saiwih   adj. not greasy, fleshy.

11/29/2017 10:12:07 AM From: KR To: DS. I'm not sure what you mean by fleshy. Can you clarify?

Sahu   n. lord, ruler; an independent form of the word sau- that occurs, for example, in Saudeleur.

sahu nett   n. a yam cultivar.

Sahu Deleur, also Saudeleur.   n. title of the rulers of Pohnpei who belonged to the Dipwilap clan and who ruled the island, except for the Palikir region, for a period of approximately 500 years prior to the invasion of Isokelekel.

sauk, also rauk.   vi. to fall down, of standing objects.

Saumw   n. highest title in the Salapwuk section of Kitti; formerly a priestly title, with prestige equal to that of the title of Nahnmwarki.

Saumwenleng, also Soumwenleng.   n. the title of the high priest of Salapwuk who headed the Pwonginsapw rituals and ceremonies.

Saumwin Kepinpil   n. the one who killed Wahrikidam.

saun   vt. to make a fire. Saunehng ain kisinieio. Add wood to the fire.

saunehng   vt. to ignite, to add wood to a fire; to speed up, to make go faster, as an engine. E saunehng ahin uhmwo. He ignited the fire in the earth oven. Saunehng ain kisinieio. Add wood to the fire.

saunda   vt. to light a fire.

saunmenimen   n. a chaotic uhmw area; an area for making an uhmw that includes individuals who do not belong, some of whom might take food not rightfully theirs.

saunda   vt. to light a fire.

sahused   n. fish sp., a sp. of shark.

saud awak   n. a yam cultivar.

Saud Karolaina, also Karolaina Palieir.   n3s. South Carolina. [Eng.]

Saud Dakohda, also Dakohda Palieir.   n. South Dakota. [Eng.]

Saudel   n. a title, in the Nahnmwarki line.

Saudeleur, also Sahu Deleur.   n. title of the rulers of Pohnpei who belonged to the Dipwilap clan and who ruled the island, except for the Palikir region, for a period of approximately 500 years prior to the invasion of Isokelekel.

Saudemwohi   n. the last Saudeleur, deposed by Isokelekel.

saut   1. adj. disgusting because of filthy or unsanitary conditions. 2. n. (3sg. sautih) filth. cf. [meing] kalahd.

sautiki   vt. to disdain; to hate; to dislike.

10/29/2017 12:31:13 AM From: KR To: KR. Define saut and kalahd the same way.

sak₁   meing. vi. to eat. sakan₁, vt. cf. mwenge.

sak₂   polite. vi. to evacuate one's bowels, to have a bowel movement.

sahk₁   meing. poss. cl. a possessive classifier used for edibles with all title holders of sahk rank.

9/1/2017 10:02:20 AM From: DS To: KR. I having difficulty determining the cf for it. Is it mwenge?

10/29/2017 12:37:13 AM From: KR To: KR. Add kene and nime as common language forms.

sahk₂   vi. to sway, to swing. Koadoken tuhkeho sahkseli. The top of the tree is swaying around.

sakau, also soakoa₂.   1. n. kava plant, Piper methysticum, a cultural keystone sp.; any intoxicating beverage. 2. vi. to consume kava, to be intoxicated, to be drunk. [Pol. te kawa] cf. [meing] sinahni, kaker, keinihn.

sakaula, also sakau.     vi. to be intoxicated, to be drunk. I sakaula aio. I got drunk yesterday.

sakau en ahmwadang, also sekewen ahmwadang.   n. the first kava plant presented to the Nahnmwarki at a feast site to begin the feast.

sakau en enihtik, also sekewen enihtik.   n. a kava plant used when requesting healing by an herbalist or a traditional masseuse or when seeking information about the components used in herbal cures.

10/10/2013 11:18:35 AM From: DS To: KR. I have been informed that for anyone to insure success in undertaking this process, the person who is requesting information must be equipt and be willing to also share some valuable information as something for exchange.

4/16/2015 3:15:38 PM From: KR To: KR. Add info from Damian, reciprocal

sakau en inen pahnta, also sekewen inen pahnta.   n. the third of three kava plants presented to the family of a woman by the family of a man when asking for her hand in marriage, marking the end of the ritual.

sakau en uremei, also sekewen uremei.   n. a kava plant used to dedicate a new kava stone.

sakau en kamalau, also sekewen kamalau.   n. a kava plant that has been thinned out from a planting of kava growing too closely together, presented to the Nahnmwarki.

sakau en kampwul, also sekewen kampwul.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki at night, necessitating a light to find where the plant is growing.

sakau en kapwarsou, also sekewen kapwarsou.   meing. n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki for breakfast. cf. sakau.

9/1/2017 10:11:26 AM From: DS To: KR. We will not find cf for all the sakau terms because there is just no common terms for them.

10/29/2017 6:07:35 PM From: KR To: KR. These kava terms can't be used as verbs.

sakau en kasohralap, also sekewen kasohralap.   n. the second kava plant employed after sakau en tomw to signify that a problem has been erased from memory.

sakau en kadawahl, also sekewen kadawahl.   rare. n. a kava plant collected from a feast, held for the purpose of the awarding a new title, by the recipient of the title, which is then taken to the Nahnmwarki responsible for the awarding of the title, but who is unable to be present at the feast.

5/29/2017 10:42:41 AM From: KR To: KR. See the note for sekwen kadawahl and then decide how to handle.

sakau en kehmwakele, also sekewen kehmwakele.   meing. n. a kava plant used when asking to marry a daughter or a female relative who resides with a Nahnmwarki. cf. sakau.

sakau en kesoumwoal, also sekewen kesoumwoal.   n. a kava plant presented to force the Nahnmwarki or the Nahnken to stop whatever he is doing and to follow the presenter to a different location to deal with a problem or an emergency.

sakau en keduhsou, also sekewen keduhsou.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki at the end of the day, the purpose of which is to cause the sun to set.

sakau en kourdienial, also sekewen kourdienial.   n. a kava plant that is used to placate an angry Nahnmwarki who has left a nahs in anger.

sakau en luhwen mwet, also sekewen luhwen mwet.   n. the last kava plant harvested from a person's field, presented to the Nahnmwarki to inform him that there is no more.

sakau en misik, also sekewen misik.   n. a kava plant used to apologize and to ask forgiveness from the Nahnmwarki, or to request his help.

sakau en nansapw   n. lowland kava.

sakau en nanwel   n. upland kava.

sakau en pahnkiol, also sekewen pahnkiol.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki in the afternoon.

sakau en pahnsou, also sekewen pahnsou.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki (only) in the middle of the day.

sakau en pahnta, also sekewen inen pahnta.   meing. n. the third of three kava plants presented to the family of a woman by the family of a man when asking for her hand in marriage, marking the end of the ritual.

sakau en pahdak, also sekewen pahdak.   meing. n. the first kava plant presented to the Nahnmwarki upon arrival at a feast site to start the feast; another name for sakau en ahmwadang. Patohwando sakau en pahdak. Bring in the kava plant to start the feast.

sakau en pekimahk, also sekewen pekimahk.   n. a kava plant used to apologize and to ask forgiveness from someone without the Nahnmwarki or other royalty being present.

sakau en pekpwopwoud, also sekewen pekpwopwoud.   n. kava plant used in the ceremony of asking for a girl's hand in marriage.

sakau en pwallap, also sekewen pwallap.   n. the name of the first kava plant that started the tradition of splitting the kava plant. see sakau.

10/5/2013 8:17:59 PM From: DS To: KR. This is the name of the sakau that started the traditon of spliting of large sakau plant. Note the etimology of the names; nahnie from nahn ie meaning body here implying that it is for him to carry, Nahnpe from nan peh meaning in the hand implying that it can be carried in the hand (the long vowel in the first syllable is poetic to make it rhyme with the first name nahnie), and rohsapal is from ro and sapal ro meaning to bear it on the shoulder and sapal to go on foot journey and vowel lengthening is simply making it poetic.

4/16/2015 2:38:04 PM From: KR To: KR. Revise definition according to DS. Make sure forms in note are in dictionary.

sakau en pwahda , also sekewen pwahda.   meing. n. a kava plant used when requesting information about legends, historical events, etc.; the second of three kava plants presented to the family of a woman by the family of a man when asking for her hand in marriage.

sakau en tomw, also sekewen tomw.   meing. n. a kava plant used for conflict resolution or for asking forgiveness from the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.

sakau en wisikpwel, also sekewen wisikpwel.   n. the first kava plant that is harvested and presented to the Nahnmwarki as tribute.

sakau kepeik   n. a kava plant, requiring just one person to carry it.

sakau lohpwu   n. a kava plant, large enough that it requires being carried on a lohpwu.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Clarify meaning of lohpwu.

sakau pahs   n. a kava plant, large enough that it requires being carried on a pahs₁.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Clarify meaning of pahs.

sakau rahmedel, also rahmedel.   n. Piper methysticum, one of the two cultivars of kava grown on Pohnpei, distinguished by having smooth, light colored stems.

sakau rahmwanger   n. Piper methysticum, one of the two cultivars of kava grown on Pohnpei, distinguished by having spotted stems.

10/5/2013 9:41:12 AM From: DS To: KR. There are two varieties of sakau rah mwanger: kohkore and naniepw.

4/16/2015 2:52:53 PM From: KR To: KR. Make sure two varieties are in the dictionary.

sakau ro   n. a kava plant, requiring two persons to carry it.

sakaula, also sakau.   vi. to be intoxicated, to be drunk. I sakaula aio. I got drunk yesterday. cf. [meing] luhmwuhmwla, keinihn.

sakalap   1. meing. n. the fourth feast of the breadfruit season. 2. vi. to perform this feast.

sakan₁   meing. vt. to eat. cf. kang.

sakan₂   n. medicinal plant.

sakana   n. fish sp. [Jap. sakana]

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Get scientific identification from Japanese source.

sakanakan   adj. bad.

sakando   n. second base, in baseball. [Jap. sekando < Eng.]

sakar   n. seashore, beach, land near the ocean, landing place for canoes or boats.

sakar misik   1. meing. n. excuse, pardon, a speech of apology. 2. vi. to excuse, to pardon. cf. pekimahk.

10/29/2017 6:14:25 PM From: KR To: KR. Define like pekimahk.

sakarahl   1. meing. vi. to greet the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken when passing by. 2. meing. n. act of greeting the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken when passing by. cf. rahnmwahu.

sakarada   1. vi. to request permission to leave; to confess; to announce, to make a statement. 2. n. announcement. 3. humiliative. vi. to give a speech. cf. kapahrek₁.

sakaradahn eimwolu   n. eulogy .

sakaradahn kaping   n. a speech giving thanks.

sakaradahn kaweid   n. a speech to give or seek advice.

sakaradahn keipweni   n. a speech asking that the Nahnmwarki be blessed by the Enihlap.

sakaradahn koasoamw   n. a welcoming speech.

sakaradahn misik   meing. n. a speech of apology, apology, pardon. cf. pekimahk.

sakaradahn pekmahk   n. a speech of apology.

sakaradahn peksawas   n. a speech requesting help.

sakaradahn tomw   n. a speech asking for forgiveness.

sakaradahn wahu   meing. n. respect, honor. cf. wahu.

sahkas   1. n. circus. 2. vi. to walk on a tightrope. [Eng.]

sake₁   vi. to be tilted.

sake₂   n. Japanese rice wine. [Jap. sake]

sakenei   meing. n. a food dish that is a favorite of a soupeidi.

9/7/2017 1:51:45 PM From: DS To: KR. I don't know the cf counterpart.

saki   1. n. jack₂, as an automobile jack. 2. vi. to jack. [Jap. jakki < Eng.] sakih, vt.

sakih   vt. see saki.

sahkih   meing. vt. to see, discern, look at, observe, examine. cf. kilang.

sakier   n. bird sp., great crested tern, Sterna bergii.

sakiri, also sekiri.   n3s. in back or at the rear of a person.

sakon, also soakon.   adj. self-centered, demanding; of children, spoiled; of an infant, always crying. soakone, vt.

Sakonwei   n. a Saudeleur known for his exceptional cruelty.

sakot   1. n. breadfruit disease. 2. vi. of breadfruit, to have this disease.

sakura   n. a card game. [Jap. sakura]

sakramendo   n. sacrament. [Spa. scramento]

sakrisidia   n. sacristy, a room in a church where a priest prepares for a service and where vestments and other things used in worshop are kept. [Spa. sacristía]

sal   vt. to gather rope, to haul in a line.

sahl   n. rope, cord, line, string.

salamalam   1. adj. thoughtless, insensitive, unconcerned about imposing on others. 2. n. thoughtlessness, insensitivity.

salahng-   vi. to sway, to swing. E salahngseli pwe e sekewen wai. He's swaying around because he is drunk.

Salapwuk   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.

salad   n. salad. [Eng.]

salada   vi. to be exposed; of commoners, to be seated facing the main platform in a nahs.

salada mwahu   n. the seating area in a feasthouse located in the foreground of the kienwoulap.

8/31/2016 8:12:12 PM From: KR To: KR. Clarify.

Saladak   n. a section (kousapw) in U.

saladahn enihlap   n. the central post in a nahs located at the edge of the central platform.

11/2/2017 11:33:43 PM From: KR To: KR. Nahs term.

salekelek   adj. dynamic, energetic.

salelepek   adj. unreliable, inept, incompetent.

saleng   n. (3sg. salenge) ear.

salehng   vt. to face, of inanimate objects.

saleng en eni   n. mushroom, a bioluminescent fungus, Filoboletus manipularis.

saleng en weipwul   n. leaf bracts (stipules) on Morinda citrifolia stems.

saleng mat   n. ear infection in babies; accompanied by copious amounts of a smelly, white liquid coming from the ear.

saleng medek   1. n. earache. 2. vi. to have an earache.

saleng walek   1. n. a wild taro (ohd) cultivar. 2. adj. having a distended, pierced earlobe in the style of the Chuukese.

salenge   1. n3s. the angular protrusion on either end of the hull of a Pohnpeian canoe. 2. polite. vt. to hear, to listen. 2. Komw salenge lahpo? Did you hear that guy?

salengeh   polite. vt. to hear, to listen. cf. rong.

salengehda   vi. to overhear people talking.

salengopon   adj. deaf. cf. [meing] koarongodoh.

saledek   1. adj. free, carefree, relieved, unrestrained, licentious. 2. n. freedom, relief.

saledekla   vi. to be free. Ohlo saledekla. The man is free.

saledenleng   n. a post located in the center of the main platform of a nahs between the posts called salidi en enihlap and saladahn enihlap.

4/17/2015 10:27:57 AM From: KR To: KR. What is the name of the post that the menindei stands by--at front edge in the middle of the platform

1/17/2018 10:03:04 AM From: DS To: KR. It is the 'salada en enihlap'.

saledi   vi. of nobles, to be seated facing the commoners.

sali   1. vi. to eat meat or fish. 2. n. the meat or fish part of a meal; any complement to the main course of a meal. selie, vt. cf. [meing] irap.

salih   vt. to tie; to jail. sel₁, vi.

sahliel   1. adj. dizzy; mentally ill or retarded. 2. n. dizziness.

saliokda   vt. to suddenly realize.

salikihr   meing. vt. to remember, to recall. cf. tamataman.

salihpene   vt. to tighten a knot; to affirm. cf. [meing] idilepeh.

salihdi   vt. to tie up; to imprison; to detain. selidi, vi.

salidi en enihlap   n. the central forefront post in a feasthouse.

5/28/2015 2:50:47 PM From: DS To: KR. This is ok. Some people refer to it as Enihlap.

saloh   adj. nervous.

salohi   n. the beam across the front of the nahs including the front edge of the edge of the central platform near the central post called saladahn enihlap.

10/29/2017 6:15:50 PM From: KR To: KR. Check the nahs drawing.

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

salong   adj. hard to find.

salongala   vi. to go astray; to disappear from sight.   adj. oblivious.

salongpene   vi. to be mixed-up.

salongpeseng   vi. to become separated in a large crowd or in the forest. Irail salongpeseng nanwel. They got separated in the forest.

saluhp   n. the vine of Paraderris elliptica, used for poisoning fish.

sall   adj. angry; fierce. Ohl sall mwo. That is an angry man. Ohlo sallada. That man is angry.

salla   vi. to accidentally expose one's genitals, of either men or women.

sallap   n. a medicinal vine.

sallenohl, also sellenwol.   n. whore, prostitute.

Sallong   n. the name of a piece of land on Temwen Island; the site of the first Protestant mission station in Madolenihmw.

salmasero   adj. able to bear₂ a heavy burden or load. Pwutako me salmasero. The young man is able to bear a heavy load.

salpangapang   vi. to be seated sideways on the main platform in a feasthouse.

sahm₁   n. (3sg. seme) father; any person one's father would call brother.

sahm₂   n. jam, jelly. [Eng.]

sahm kahlap   n. (3sg. seme kahlap) grandfather, spouse's grandfather, father's mother's brother.

samanih   vt. to be expert at, to be knowledgeable about. semen, adj.

samat , also sammat.   interj. Honest to God!

samaterek   adj. unlucky, unfortunate.

10/31/2014 5:02:22 PM From: KR To: KR. See materek; this means the opposite of all of the definitions there. Revise definition.

samin   adj. messy, unsanitary, filthy.

saminla   vi. to become messy, unsanitary, filthy.

saminimin   adj. uncooperative.

saminla   vi. to become messy, unsanitary, filthy.

Samuel   Biblical. n. Samuel, two books in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament), 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel. [Eng.]

samurai   n. Japanese warrior. [Jap. samurai]

samusi   n. rice paddle. [Jap. shamoji]

samma   n. fish sp., mackerel pike. [Jap. sanma]

sammat, also samat.   interj. Honest to God!

sammen   vi. to carve a cooked pig from an uhmw during a kamadipw. Ohlo pahn sammen. That man will carve it (the pig).

12/21/2017 10:29:58 AM From: KR To: DS. Can this also mean 'butcher'?

sammenip   n. fish sp., snowy grouper, a variety of Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus.

5/30/2017 1:02:38 PM From: KR To: KR. Is 'variety' the right word here?

sampah   n. world, earth.

sampakihda   n. plant sp., Arabian jasmine, Jasminum sambac.

sampang   n. fishing boat, sampan. [Jap. sanpan < Chi.]

sampei   n. any volcanic island off the coast of a main island, especially the offshore islands found on or within the Pohnpei lagoon.

sampion   1. n. champion. 2. vi. to be a champion. [Jap. chanpyon < Eng.]

samwa₁   num. plus some. Mie nei tala siluh samwa. I have three dollars and some cents. I pwainiki tala rieisek samwa. I bought it for twenty some dollars.

samwa₂   archaic. n. a term of affection used by parents with a child.

4/6/2016 9:58:00 AM From: KR To: KR. See the next entry.

samwa-   vi. move toward or away. Ohlo samwodohr. The man is heading this way.

samwalahr   vi. to be about to depart or leave. I pahn samwalahr. I am about to depart. (a common leave-taking expression).

samwadohr   vi. to be about to arrive, to be on the way.

samwei medi   n. Lethrinidae (emperors). Lethrinus harak. Found in fringing reef, lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Polish gloss. samwei medi is a different species. Bigger than samwei. Also samwein medi. Is an immature medi.

12/12/2017 2:41:44 PM From: KR To: KR. Polish gloss. samwei medi is a different species. Bigger than samwei. Also samwein medi. Is an immature medi. Also note that samwei pwet is defined essentially the same way.

samwei pwet   n. fish sp., black spot emperor, Lethrinus harak.

samwein pohn rar   n. fish sp., yellow stripe emperor, Lethrinus ramak.

Samworo, also Soumwaroh.   n. a traditional high priest.

sampwer   n. the defense of a relative, regardless of whether he or she is right or wrong.

sampwere   vt. to defend a relative, regardless of whether he or she is right or wrong.

sampwil   n. grated green banana with coconut oil.

sampwo   1. n. mumps. 2. vi. to have the mumps.

sampwuloi   n. fragment; section.

sahn   vt. to be unaccustomed to, to be unfamiliar with.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Include example S like “I sahn lokaiahn Pohnpei ansouwet.

sanapapes   interj. sonofabitch (a milder expletive in Pohnpeian than in English). [Eng.]

sanek₁   n. coil of sennit.

sanek₂   n. nineteenth day of the month in the traditional calendar.

sanek en komwana   n. second day of the holy week in the Pohnpeian calendar; twenty-second day of the month in the traditional calendar. Sanek en komwana iei keriau en rahn en wihk sarawi. %Sanek en komwana| is the name of the second day of a holy week.

sanek en komweni   n. first day of the holy week; twenty-first day of the month in the traditional calendar. Sanek en komweni iei eden keiieu en rahn en wihk sarawi. Sanek en komweni is the name of the first day of a holy week.

saneke₁   vt. to coil (sennit). Sanekehda pwehlo! Coil up the sennit!

saneke₂   meing. vt. to see, discern, look at, observe, examine. cf. kilang.

sankilahs   n. sunglasses. [Eng.]

sansal   1. adj. clear, evident, obvious. 2. n. (3sg. sensele) portrait; appearance; poster.

sansalada   vi. to become clear; to be exposed or disclosed. Atail luwet sansaladahr. Our weakness has been exposed.

sansalamwahu   1. n. good appearance or image. 2. vi. to appear to be good.

sansalada   vi. to become clear; to be exposed or disclosed. Atail luwet sansaladahr. Our weakness has been exposed.

sansar₁   vi. to be sliced, to be peeled. sere₁, vt.

sansarada   vi. to be uprooted; to be peeled off; to be wearing off, of a feeling or effect. Sakau pwoat sansarada aio. A kava plant was uprooted yesterday.

sansar₂   vi. to duck₁, to dodge. sarek₁, vt.

sansarada   vi. to be uprooted; to be peeled off; to be wearing off, of a feeling or effect. Sakau pwoat sansarada aio. A kava plant was uprooted yesterday. sarek₃, vt.

sansing   vi. to strike-out, in baseball. [Jap. sanshin]

sandangdopi   1. n. a game, hop-skip-jump. 2. vi. to play this game. [Jap. sandantobi]

sandepehpa   n. sandpaper. [Eng.]

Sandiklohs   n. Santa Claus. [Eng.]

sandisihmwo   n. benediction, blessing. [Spa. Sandisimo : the Holy Sacrament]

sandolihna, also kilimenip en kehp mwuterek.   n. a yam cultivar.

Santi   n. Sunday. [Eng.]

Santi sukuhl   1. n. Sunday school, used in the Protestant church. 2. vi. to attend Sunday school. [Eng.]

santuari   n. sanctuary. santuari en mwohmw fish sanctuary. [Eng.]

sanwit   n. sandwich. [Eng.]

-sang   verb. suff. from, in opposition to; sang occurs as a separate word before locative or temporal phrases. I aluhlahsang ohlo. I walked away from that man.

5/30/2017 1:22:44 PM From: KR To: DS. Provide a sample S where it occurs as a separate word before a locative or temporal phrase.

sahng   archaic. n. a cry or sound produced by an animal.

sangat   1. adj. lonesome, lonely. 2. n. homesickness, lonesomeness, loneliness. cf. [meing] manioaroahr.

sangin   adj. having a large impact, forceful; full of enthusiasm.

sangid   vt. to cry for, to weep for, to moan for. seng, vi. cf. [meing] udamwere.

10/29/2017 11:33:25 PM From: KR To: KR. Add udamwere to the dictionary.

Sahngoro, also Soahngoro.   1. n. title of the Nahnmwarki of U; a Pohnpeian deity and ancestral guardian of the Dipwinwai clan; often equated to Nahnisopahu. 2. vi. to hold the title of Sahngoro.

sangk   vi. to come or go early in the morning; to commute.

sangkamwahu   n. a breadfruit cultivar (meinsahrek type).

sangke, also saike.   1. n. a game, paper-scissors-stone. 2. vi. to play this game. [Jap. janken]

sangkemen   vi. to eat breakfast before sunrise, forbidden before fishing.

sangkenei   adj. very early in the morning. Re sangkenei. They are early. Re me sangkenei. They are early.

sap₁   vi. to cut into pieces. sepe₁, vt.

sap₂, also sapw₂.   num. hundred million.

sapa₁   adj. inappropriate, bizarre, incongruous, not fitting. E sapa wahnpoaron men en sakaula. It is inappropriate for a minister to be intoxicated.

sapa₂   n. bird sp., pigeon,.

sapai   adj. unfortunate, unlucky, poor.

sapairair   meing. adj. unfair, partial, inequitable.

sapak   vt. to harvest, of bananas. sapasap₁, sapidi, vi.

sapakaris   adj. unpopular; unattractive. cf. [meing] rekeseipwel.

sapal   vi. to walk on the land or on the reef, implying to a destination a considerable distance away, to hike. cf. [meing] uresed.

sapahl   1. vi. to repeat an activity; to do again. 2. meing. vi. to return. cf. pwur.

sapahlsed   n. food that is leftover after returning from fishing; young men are prohibited from eating it, lest it bring bad luck to the fishermen.

sapan   1. adj. generous. 2. n3s. generosity. cf. [meing] pohndewehlap.

11/3/2017 8:02:38 PM From: KR To: KR. Define meing the same way.

Sapahn   n. Japan. [Eng.]

sapahrek   adj. unequal, uneven, not flush.

sapasap₁   vi. to be harvested, of bananas; to be cut or sliced up. sapak, vt.

sapasap₂   n. plant spp., Cyperus javanicus or Hypolytrum dissitiflorum.

sape   vt. to carry in one's arms.

sapehda   vt. to lift up with both hands.

sapei   1. n. woman's sitting dance. 2. vi. to perform this dance.

sapeik₁   adj. disobedient.

sapeik₂   adj. to be unable to hold one's breath for a long time under water.

sapekeikei   vi. to sit while propping up one's chin up.

sapekenko   1. meing. adj. generous. 2. meing. n. generosity. cf. kalahngan.

10/15/2017 11:45:40 PM From: KR To: KR. Define all these words the same way and cross-reference them appropriately.

sapeleng   n. grass sp., sword grass, Miscanthus floridulus, a reed-like grass that is used in the game peisihr.

sapeng   vt. to respond to, to answer. cf. [meing] inginlangih, inginlenge.

saped   n. twins of different sexes. Liseian en saped iei mpwer, ahpw emen pwutak ah emen serepein. A saped pregnancy results in twins, but one is a boy and the other is a girl.

saped sakau   vi. to extend one's arms to God and pray.

sapehda   vt. to lift up with both hands.

sapede   n3s. the area of a palm where the fronds begin to emerge from the trunk.

sahpis   n. service, as in a restaurant. [Jap. sābisu < Eng.]

sapuht   vi. to collect bananas. Ohlo kadek sammen. The man is a good butcher. I pahn sapuht. I will do some banana collecting. sapak

saplangih   meing. vt. to lift up with both arms. cf. sapehda.

sapw₁, also sapwen sakau.   vi. of kava, to reach the stage where, depending on the municipality, the fourth or fifth cup is served; of Pohnpeian medicine, to reach the fourth, eighth, twelfth, etc. day of taking it.

sapw₂, also sap₂.   num. hundred million. see sapw₂.

sahpw   n. (3sg. sapwe) land, farmstead, homestead.

sahpw sarawi   n. sacred land; a phrase often used by Pohnpeians to describe their island. Pohnpei sahpw sarawi. Pohnpei is a sacred land.

sapwakapw   n. newly cultivated land; newly acquired homestead land;.

sapwake   n. hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata.

sapwala   vi. to be ended, to be completed. E pahn sapwala kawaluhen rahn. It will be ended on the eighth day. kasapwahla, vt.

sapwalap   n. main island, as opposed to offshore islands.

sapwar   1. 2. n. an unfavorable prediction; a spell to bring about a negative outcome.

sapwasapw   vi. to own land; to homestead; to cultivate land. sapweniki, vt.

sapwasapw en pohnpei   n. land entrusted to the head of the clan, to be made available for the use of clan members. (Such lands no longer exist because they have been deeded to individuals.).

sapwad   vt. to untie, to untangle. sapwedek, vi.

sapwad mwoh   n. twenty-fourth day of the month in the traditional calendar.

6/2/2017 10:00:49 AM From: KR To: KR. Search 'traditional calendar' to make sure we have all of these.

sapwad mwuhr   n. twenty-third day of the month in the traditional calendar.

Sapwatakai, also Sapwtakai.   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti; the stone city built by Lempwei Sapal, also known as Lempwei Sok, after he fled from Nan Madol ; Sapwatakai was the seat of the once independent chiedom of Kepihleng.

Sapwawas   n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.

sapwe   1. poss. cl. a possessive classifier used for land. 2. n3s. depending on the municipality, the fourth or the fifth cup of kava in the kava ceremony; of Pohnpeian medicine, that which is taken on the fourth, eighth, twelfth, etc. day. cf. [meing] nillime.

sapwehie, also sapwehn sakau.   n. the fourth cup of kava during a kava ritual, marking the end of the intial phase of the ritual in Madolenihmw, U, and Sokehs. In Kitti and Nett, the fifth cup serves this function.

sapwel   1. n. shovel. 2. vi. to shovel. [Eng.] sapwele, vt.

sapwel louder   n. shovel loader (heavy equipment). [Eng.]

sapwele   vt. to shovel. [sapwel <Eng.] sapwel, vi.

sapwelepwel   n. Carangidae (jacks), Seriola dumerili (amberjack); normally found in the lagoon where there is a high concentration of fresh water.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Clean up entry.

sapwellim, also sapwellimahr.   meing. poss. cl. his; your; yours. cf. noumw.

11/7/2014 7:30:35 PM From: KR To: KR. Does this mean 'his', or is that sapwellime, which we already have in the dictionary.

11/7/2014 7:38:07 PM From: KR To: KR. Compare to sapwellime, sapwellimahr and make entries parallel. Should we put the whole paradigm in the dictionary?

9/13/2017 10:51:43 AM From: DS To: KR. Sapwellim/sapwellimahr is only used for Nahnmwarki whereas sapwellime is used for others who are in the category of honorary.

9/17/2017 1:09:51 PM From: KR To: KR. Rewrite this entry.

sapwellimankihda   meing. vt. to accept; to raise , to rear, to have children. Mwohnsapw sapwellimanikhda seri silimen. His highness had three children. cf. alehda, nainikihda.

sapwellimahr, also sapwellim.   meing. poss. cl. your; yours. Sapwellimahr aramas koaros. All the people are yours/your subjects.. cf. noumw.

7/10/2013 8:12:44 PM From: DS To: KR. When address the Nahnmwarki and only the Nahnmwarki when one wish to say your or yours the correct form 2nd person singular is sapwellimahr.

4/17/2015 11:00:36 AM From: KR To: KR. Revise definition based on DS comments.

11/17/2017 11:04:07 AM From: KR To: KR. This can mean 'your' or 'yours' referring only to those things that woud be possessed noumw in the common language? DS says yes.

sapwellime   meing. poss. cl. a possessive classifier employed in honorific speech in place of the common language classifiers ah₂ and nah. cf. nah, ah.

sapwen alemengi   n. a land of borrowing; a phrase used by Pohnpeians to describe their tradition of selective borrowing from other lands and other people.

Sapwen Eir   n. the ancestral homeland of the Pohnpeians.

11/7/2014 7:41:09 PM From: KR To: KR. Should this be listed as an alternate of sekeren wai? If so, they should be defined in a parallel way.

sapwen ohpis   n. public land. [ohpis <Eng. office]

sapwen keiru   Biblical. n. this world, as opposed to heaven or hell. Sapwen keiru sampah wet. This world is a temporary dwelling place.

sapwen kohwa   n. land occupied by a tenant (as opposed to an owner); land occupied by a homesteader for which legal title has not yet been granted; a tract of land that is entrusted to someone.

10/29/2017 6:52:43 PM From: KR To: KR. Land given out under the Japanese and Naval administrations

sapwen luh   meing. n. a land of leftovers, said of Pohnpei, where leftover food is commonly eaten. Pohnpei sapwen luh. Pohnpei is a land of leftovers.

sapwen neipi   n. land, the title to which was issued during the administrative period of the American navy. [Eng. neipi]

sapwehn sakau, also sapwehie.   n. the fourth cup of kava during a kava ritual, marking the end of the intial phase of the ritual in Madolenihmw, U, and Sokehs. In Kitti and Nett, the fifth cup serves this function.

sapwen sapahn   n. land, the title to which was issued during the administrative period of Japan.

sapwen sehmen   n. land, the title to which was issued during the administrative period of Germany.

sapwen soupwur   n. heaven or hell, the land from which there is no return.

sapwen sohso   n. inherited land.

sapweniki   vt. to own, of land. sapwasapw, vi.

sapwendip   humiliative. n. homicide.

sapwendipala   vi. to commit homicide.

sapwendipkihla   vt. to kill.

Sapwehrek   n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.

sapwedek   vi. to be untied; to be untangled. sapwad, vt.

Sapwetan   n. a title.

Sapwikini, also Sepwikini.   n. the leader and discoverer who organized the maiden voyage which discovered Pohnpei and initiated the construction of the settlements in Pohnpei.

11/27/2014 11:02:10 AM From: DS To: KR. He was the head of the voyagers who first discovered Pohnpei . He is known also to be the person who planned and recruit the people who come on the exploration.

4/17/2015 11:03:04 AM From: KR To: KR. Revise according to info from DS.

sapwile   n. high island, as opposed to an atoll.

Sapwohn   n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.

sapworang   n. a large sea creature (identity unknown).

sapwung   1. adj. mistake, incorrect, wrong, erroneous. 2. n. mistake, error. cf. [meing] sapwungiso.

9/19/2017 8:47:48 AM From: DS To: KR. Sapwungiso shares the meaning of mistake with cf sapwung.

sapwungiso   meing. n. a sacred mistake or error, referring to the intentional ignoring by a chief of a transgression by a member of the royalty. cf. sapwung.

sapwkepeu   n. cold place.

sapwmadekeng   n. dry land.

sapwdeke   n. atoll, any small island.

Sapwtakai, also Sapwatakai.   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti; the stone city built by Lempwei Sapal, also known as Lempwei Sok, after his flight from Nan Madol ; Sapwtakai was the seat of the once independent chiedom of Kepihleng.

sapwtehn   Biblical. n. desert, wilderness, empty land. cf. [meing] sedarensapw.

sapwtehreng   n. a banana cultivar.

sar₁   vi. to peel, of the skin after being sunburned; to fade, as of a color; to bleach out; to let up.

sarasang   vi. to fade away, as of a color or a mental or physical condition. Ahi men meiro sarasang. My sleepiness faded away.

sar₂   vi. to be harvested, of kava. Sakauo pahn sar rahn wet. That kava will be havested today. sarek₃, vt.

sar₃   vi. to disperse, of a crowd.

sahr   n. mangrove crab hole.

sara₁, also sarapeseng.   vi. to open one's mouth. cf. [meing] dawaspeseng.

sarapeseng   vi. to open one's mouth. Ke kak sarapeseng? Can you open your mouth?

sara₂   n. fish sp., squirrelfish,Sargocentron spiniferum.

sara sike weitahta   n. fish sp., long-jawed squirrelfish, Sargocentron spiniferum, normally found on fringing reefs, patch reefs, barrier reef, and in lagoons.

sara weitahta   n. fish sp., blue-lined squirrelfish, Sargocentron tiere.

sarau   n. fish sp., blackfin barracuda, Sphyraena genie.

sarakawe   vi. to lose faith or trust in someone, to experience regret. I sarakawehla ohlo. I lost faith in that man.

saramar   vi. to open a preserved breadfruit pit for the purpose of removing the contents.

sarang   n. (3sg. sarenge) roots of kava or of the wild yam kehpineir.

sarap   interj. shut up. [Eng.]

Sarapahu   n. one of the two brothers who employed magic to help shape the physical features of Pohnpei; the other is Mwohnmwur.

sarapeseng   vi. to open one's mouth. Ke kak sarapeseng? Can you open your mouth? cf. [meing] dawaspeseng.

sarar   n. insinuation.

sarahra   adj. disfavored; forsaken; unsympathetic.

sarasang   vi. to fade away, as of a color or a mental or physical condition. Ahi men meiro sarasang. My sleepiness faded away.

saraser   adj. rough, not smooth. Pohn dinapwen me saraser. The surface of that board is rough.

sarasi   n. bleach. [Jap. sarashi]

sarasko   n. bleach, especially powdered bleach. [Jap. sarashiko]

sarada₁   vi. to look up. cf. [meing] mahlengda, ninlangih.

sarada₂   vi. to cease, resulting in a return to normalcy.

saradak   n. the name of the post located to the left of the post located at the center of the main platform (saledenleng) of a traditional feasthouse.

5/1/2016 10:32:42 AM From: KR To: KR. Add 'of a traditional feasthouse' to all comparable entries.

sarawi₁   1. adj. sacred, holy. 2. n. religious service; magic; taboo. 3. vi. to attend church, to conduct a religious service, to worship. 1. Pohnpei sahpw sarawi. Pohnpei is a sacred land. 3. Peneineio sarawi rahn wet. The family went to church today.

sarawi₂, also iohsep.   n. gardenia, Gardenia jasminoides.

Sarawi Laud   n. main service in a Christian church.

Sarawihn Esil   n. a mid-week church service, in the protestant church.

Sarawihn Iasada   n. Easter.

Sarawihn Iukenpwont, also Sarawihn Kahula.   n. a church service for members of the Iukenpwont. [iukenpwont <Ger. jugend bund]

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Fill out meaning of iukenpwont.

Sarawihn Kahula, also Sarawihn Iukenpwont.   n. a church service for members of the Iukenpwont.

Sarawihn Padahk   n. a church service performed by a deacon, rather than a priest.

Sarawihn Tomw   n. a church service modeled after the traditional Pohnpeian practice of tohmw, in which members of a community come together to seek reconciliation and forgiveness from others, conducted at Christmas and Easter.

Sarawihn Wai   n. English service, in the Catholic church.

sarawihpe   n. a dryland taro (sawa₁) cultivar.

sarek₁   vt. to duck₁, to dodge. sansar₂, vi.

sarek₂   vt. to relieve another of his burden.

sarek₃   vt. to harvest, of kava. sar₂, vi.

sarekarek   adj. easily sunburned. Mehn waii me sarekarek sang mehn Pohnpei. White foreigners are more easily sunburned than Pohnpeians.

sarekek   adj. peeling, as of the skin or as of paint; of plywood, coming to be separated.

sarekeleng   meing. vi. to trim, of one's fingernails or toenails. cf. sarkik.

sarep   vt. to root₁, while looking for something; to search by unearthing.

sarepen kapas   n. an exchange of fish and land products, when there is more fish than land products, thus bringing embarrasment to those who brought the land products.

10/29/2017 7:45:01 PM From: KR To: KR. Rewrite this definition.

sarepidi   vt. to bury; to cover with soil or earth.

10/29/2017 7:47:47 PM From: KR To: KR. Subentry under sarep.

saretep   vi. to be uprooted. Niho saretepida. The coconut palm was uprooted.

saroh   1. n. shame, embarrasment, humiliation. 2. adj. ashamed.

sarongorong   adj. pig-headed, refusing to accept advice or follow instructions, stubborn.

sarohdi   vi. to be embarrassed or humiliated.

saruwaru, also sarwaru.   1. adj. eccentric, erratic. 2. vi. to be wandering around aimlessly. 1. Ohlo mwomen saruwaru. That man looks eccentric. cf. [meing] ketselewi.

sarkik   vi. to trim, of one's fingernails or toenails. cf. [meing] sarekeleng, sarpweipwei.

sarmada   1. n. underwear. 2. vi. to wear underwear. [Jap. sarumata]

sarpahnsakau   vi. to thin a thicket of kava by removing the smaller plants which are then customarily taken to the section chief.

sarpweipwei   meing. vi. to trim, of one's toenails or fingernails. cf. sarkik.

sarduhwa   n. turtle sp., leatherback, Scomberoides lysan.

6/2/2017 10:28:40 AM From: KR To: KR. Check the scientific identification.

sarwaru, also saruwaru.   1. adj. eccentric, erratic. 2. vi. to be wandering around aimlessly.

sarwel   n. a treatment given to people made ill by a sounwinahni .

sarwelinsapw   n. magic to revitalize land that has become exhausted.

sas₁   vi. to stagger.

sas₂   adj. confused, said of one who misidentifies his possessions.

sasairiki   vt. to be unaware of; to be uninformed about.

sasimi   1. n. a dish of raw fish or raw meat of any kind. 2. vi. to eat raw fish or raw meat of any kind. [Jap. sashimi]

sadak   n. tree sp., Elaeocarpus carolinensis, used for making canoe hulls, highly valued for its lumber.

sadik   adj. bitter, as characteristic of menioak, mwekimwek, or kehmpalahi; This term is commonly used in U; in other municipalities, kampe is more common.

sahdo   n. third base, in baseball. [Jap. sādo < Eng.]

10/29/2017 7:53:49 PM From: KR To: KR. All these Japanese terms are archaic. Note this.

Satokawai   n. the name of the man who committed a legendary transgression that prompted the Saudeleur to issue an ultimatum to require Lepen Moar to secure the feather of Derepeiso.

9/1/2016 8:00:40 PM From: KR To: KR. Wording.

sawa₁   n. taro sp., variously called dryland taro, true taro, sweet taro, or common taro, Colocasia esculenta, the generic term for any of a number of cultivars of this species.

sawa₂   vi. to be broken, of anything containing liquid, granular objects, or gas; to break, of waves; to rapidly change for the worse, of the weather or emotions.

sawa weitahta   n. a Colocasia taro cultivar.

sawaidenleng   meing. n. herbal medicine.

10/29/2017 7:56:37 PM From: KR To: KR. Add wini en pohnpei as the common language form.

sawahn awai   n. taro sp., from Hawai'i, variously called Hawaiian taro, Honolulu taro, American taro, New World taro, sweet taro, and cocoyam, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, classified by Pohnpeians as a type of sawa₁, native to South America and believed to have been brought to Pohnpei during the Japanese administration.

sawahn india   n. a Colocasia taro cultivar, from India.

sawahn kusai   n. a Colocasia taro cultivar, said to be from Kosrae.

sawahn mwahng   n. a Colocasia taro cultivar.

sawang   n. soup bowl. [Jap. chawan]

Sahwarlap   n. a waterfall in Kitti. Sahwarlap kohsang ni eden aramas. Sahwarlap was named after a person.

Sahwartik   n. a waterfall in Kitti. Sahwartik kohsang ni eden aramas emen. Sahwartik was named after a person.

sawas   1. vi. to help, to assist, to aid. 2. n. help, assistance, aid. sewese, vt.

sawaspene   vi. to cooperate.

10/29/2017 12:33:34 AM From: KR To: KR. Make this a subentry.

10/29/2017 12:35:09 AM From: KR To: KR. Add sawaspeseng and sawasseli with predictable meanings.

sawi₁   poss. cl. a possessive classifier for clan members.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. See how other classifiers are glossed.

sawi₂   n. fish sp., grouper, Plectropomus leopardus, Plectropomus melanoleucus, or Plectropomus truncates.

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

se₁   subj. pron. we, exclusive.

se₂   vi. to shout in a falsetto voice, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight or sending a signal. cf. [meing] kowet.

seh₁   n. sandy place inside the barrier reef.

seh₂, also kadekedek.   n. a falsetto shout, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight or sending a signal. cf. [meing] kowet.

sei₁   vi. to paddle. saih, vt. cf. [meing] oaresed.

sei₂   n. fish sp., porcupine fish.

12/26/2014 3:22:06 PM From: KR To: KR. Diodon hystrix? spiny puffer fish

sei₃   n. soursop, Annona muricata.

sei-   vi. to collect anything from the sea. I seiwerer. I do sea cucumber collecting. I seipahsu. I do clam collecting. I seiloangon. I do sea cucumber collecting. I seimenihke. I do sea shell collecting.

10/29/2017 7:58:41 PM From: KR To: KR. Saik is the transitive form. Make the definition similar.

seikan, also saikan.   adj. successful, in fishing or hunting. Laid seikan arailo. Their fishing trip was a successful one. Re seikan. They were successful.

seike   poss. cl. a possessive classifier for a catch, as of fish.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Check all possessive classifiers and make sure they are treated the same. Indicate that 3ps form is given. Would it be a good idea to give the entire paradigm in The form of run-on entries?

seikihs   vi. to fish for octopus.

seilipwei   vi. to gather lipwei, a species of clam.

seiloak   1. vi. to go on a trip, to travel. 2. n. trip, journey, travel. seiloakih cf. kapwaireleng.

seiloakih   vt. to go on a trip to, to travel to. seiloak, vi. cf. [meing] kapwairelenge.

seiloakoaloak   vi. to troll for fish while paddling. [Mok. jeilokolok : to fish by trailing a hook]

seiloangon   vi. to gather loangon, a species of sea cucumber.

seimad   vi. to cut hair very short.

seimek   adj. fast₁, in walking.

seimenihke   vi. to gather any non-swimming marine organism, i.e. shells, starfish, sea cucumbers, etc.

Seims   Biblical. n. James, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament). [Eng.]

seimwoak   1. meing. vi. to sleep. 2. meing. n. sleep. cf. meir.

sein, also sihn₃.   n. chain. [Eng.]

Seina   n. [Eng.] see Seini.

5/18/2016 11:22:16 AM From: KR To: KR. Etymology?

Seini, also Seina.   n. China.

Seinwar   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti and Nett.

seip, also sehp₁.   n. food cabinet, safe. [Eng.]

seipak   meing. vi. to sneeze. cf. asi₁.

Seipahn   n. Saipan.

seipar   meing. vi. to sneeze. cf. asi₁.

seipahsu   vi. to gather pahsu₁, a species of clam.

seipeng   vi. neut. to cover picked, green bananas to hurry their ripening.

seiping akaund   n. savings account₂. [Eng.]

seipwok   1. n. breadfruit or grated banana cooked with coconut milk. 2. vi. to cook breadfruit or grated banana with coconut milk.

seir   n. a generic name for seirin pohnpei and seirin wai.

seiranki   vi. to not know.

seirek   1. meing. vi. to laugh. 2. n. laugh, laughter. cf. kouruhr.

seirengki   vt. to consider something to be a laughable. Iso seirengki mwomwen ohlo. Iso laughed at those men.

seiren   vi. to do something reluctantly or against one's will. I seirenieng arail kamadipwo. I participated in their feast reluctantly.

seiren pohnpei , also seirin pohnpei, pwuhr.   n. tree spp., Fragraea berteroana, valued for its fragrant flowers, and Gynotroches axillaris.

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

seirengki   meing. vt. to consider something to be a laughable. Iso seirengki mwomwen ohlo. Iso laughed at those men. cf. kouruhrki.

seirin pohnpei, also seiren pohnpei, pwuhr.   n. tree spp., Fragraea berteroana, valued for its fragrant flowers, and Gynotroches axillaris.

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

seisei₁   vi. to be sharpened to a point. saim, vt.

seisei₂   1. vi. to be given a haircut. 2. n. a haircut. sehk₁, vt. cf. [meing] kotokot, tahta.

seidi   meing. vi. to stay overnight, to go to bed, to bed down. Mwohnsapw seidier. Mwohnsapw went to sleep. cf. pweidi.

seiwerer   vi. to gather werer, a sp. of sea cucumber.

seu, also sou₉.   n. hump, pile.

sehu, also inentep.   n. sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum.

10/29/2017 8:05:49 PM From: KR To: KR. Add sehupwet as a cultivar of sehu normally used to invite the sohpeidi to a feast or a social function.

seualahl   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

seuahlek   n. a sugar cane cultivar, resembling the reed species called ahlek.

seuitar, also sohitar.   1. n. deficiency, insufficiency. 2. adj. deficient, insufficient. 2. Komw kupwure aht tungoal kanengen uhmw seuitar. Bear with us for our deficent food contribution.

seukautih, also soukautih.   adj. unconcerned, carefree.

seulepeu, also soulopou.   adj. bold, dauntless. Ke nohn seulepeu. You are too bold.

9/2/2016 10:37:44 AM From: KR To: KR. Check all these seu- forms and make sure the forms of the alternates are consistent.

seulikih, also sohlikih.   vt. to distrust. I seulikih pwutako. I do not trust the boy.

seulikilik, also soulikilik.   1. adj. untrustworthy; unreliable. 2. n. untrustworthiness; unreliablility.

seun nukini, also seutoal.   n. a sugar cane cultivar. [nukini <Eng. New Guinea]

seun nta, also seuweita.   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

seun palau   n. a sugar cane cultivar, from Palau.

seun wai   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

seuneir   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

seuper, also souper.   adj. fearless.

seupwet   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

seupwoson, also sohpwoson.   adj. skeptical.

seuseu   n. (3sg. seusewi) smaller auxiliary tubers of a yam plant.

seutoal, also seun nukini.   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

seuweita, also seun nta.   n. a sugar cane cultivar.

sek₁   vi. to ring, to collide. seker, vt.

sek₂   n. check, as a bank check. [Eng.]

sehk₁   vt. to cut, to give a haircut. seisei₂, vi.

sehk₂   n. jack₃, in cards. [Eng.]

sekeh, also sekehn.   adv. not easily.

sekekeir   adj. slow growing, slow in advancing in a hierarchy, as through the traditional title system.

sekehkun   adj. inextinguishable, unquenching. Einiak me sekehkun. A fire of mangrove wood is inextinguishable.

sekehlok   adj. not easily hurt, not quick to give up. Aramaso me sekehlop. That person is not easily hurt.

10/29/2017 8:23:33 PM From: KR To: KR. Add kehlok; easily hurt, easy to give up.

sekemei, also sekenmei.   1. n. a feast of reciprocation for the first feast of the breadfruit season. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.

5/18/2016 11:27:40 AM From: KR To: KR. We need to get all these alternates straightened out.

seken₁   n. mangrove sp.

seken₂   n. second, as a unit of time; second, in a sequence. [Eng.]

sekehn, also sekeh.   adv. not easily. Mahr sekehn ohla. Preserved breadfruit doesn't easily spoil.

sekenekenen soupeidi   idiom said of an undeserving holder of a high title, obtained by blood rather than by achievement.

sekeniken   adj. least favorite.

sekenmei, also kamadipw en sekenmei.   1. meing. n. a feast of reciprocation for the first feast of the breadfruit season. 2. vi. to prepare the feast. 1. Sekenmei kin wiawi ni ansoun kehmei. The reciprocal feast is held during the first feast of the breadfruit season.

sekenpwoud   meing. vi. to ask for forgiveness in the absence of a mediator.

seker   vt. to strike or hit something that makes noise; to ring, as a bell. I men seker. I want to ring (used to excuse oneself before passing gas). sek₁, vi.

Sekeraia   Biblical. n. Zechariah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

Sekere   n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.

sekere₁   humiliative. vi. to present oneself before the Mwohnsapw or Nahnken to make a statement or to give a presentation.

sekere₂   adv. maybe, perhaps. I pahn sekere laid lakapw. I might go fishing tomorrow.

sekerehki   humiliative. vt. to inform. Wasahi sekerehkiher Mwohnsapw. Wasahi already informed his highness.

Sekeren   n. a section (kousapw) in Nett.

sekeren misik, also sakar misik.   1. meing. n. excuse, pardon. 2. vi. to excuse, to pardon. cf. pekimahk.

10/29/2017 10:28:02 PM From: KR To: KR. Define this the same way as pekimahk.

sekeren wai   n. foreign shores.

2/13/2014 9:44:49 PM From: KR To: KR. Fill out this entry. Said to be the homeland of the Pohnpeians. Same as Sapwen eir?

11/29/2017 10:15:01 AM From: KR To: KR. Fill out this entry. Said to be the homeland of the Pohnpeians. Same as Sapwen eir? Note spelling of wai.

sekesek   n. plant sp., Allophylus timoriensis.

sekesekere   vt. to be most likely to be.

seked   1. n. checkers. 2. vi. to play checkers. [Eng.]

sekehtok, also sekehtuk.   adj. unceasing, everlasting; infinite. Pungin iloken ni pahina sekehtuk. The breaking of the surfs is unceasing.

sekehtuk   adj. Pungin iloken ni pahina sekehtuk. The breaking of the surfs is unceasing. see sekehtok.

sekewe   vt. to offer kava to someone.

sekewen ahmwadang, also sakau en ahmwadang, sekewen pahdak.   meing. n. the first kava plant presented to the Nahnmwarki at a feast site to begin the feast. Patohwando sekewen ahmwadang. Bring the kava for initiating the feast activity.

10/29/2017 10:29:35 PM From: KR To: KR. Define all the alternatives the same way.

sekewen enihtik, also sakau en enihtik.   n. a kava plant used when requesting healing by an herbalist or a traditional masseuse or when seeking information about the components used in herbal cures.

10/29/2017 10:31:15 PM From: KR To: KR. See the note for sakau en enihtik.

sekewen inen pahnta, also sakau en inen pahnta.   n. the third of three kava plants presented to the family of a woman by the family of a man when asking for her hand in marriage, marking the end of the ritual.

sekewen uremei, also sakau en uremei.   meing. n. kava plant used to dedicate a new kava stone.

sekewen kamalau, also sakau en kamalau.   n. a kava plant that has been thinned out from a planting of kava growing too closely together, presented to the Nahnmwarki.

sekewen kampwul, also sakau en kampwul.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki at night, necessitating a light to find where the plant is growing.

sekewen kapwarsou, also sakau en kapwarsou.   1. meing. n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki for breakfast. 2. vi. to prepare kava for the Nahnmwarki at the time of breakfast. 1. I pahn onopada atail sekewen kapwarsou. I will have our kava plant ready for breakfast. 2. Kitail pahn sekewen kapwarsou nimensehngie. We will perform our breakfast kava ritual early in the morning.

sekewen kasohralap, also sakau en kasohralap.   n. the second kava plant employed after sakau en tomw to signify that a problem has been erased from memory.

sekewen kadawahl, also sakau en kadawahl.   meing. n. a kava plant collected from a feast, held for the purpose of the awarding a new title, by the recipient of the title, which is then taken to the Nahnmwarki responsible for the awarding of the title, but who is unable to be present at the feast.

12/9/2014 8:30:04 AM From: DS To: KR. A sakau sent to a Nahnmwarki from a counterpart in other chiefdom. This is the meaning that I know.

7/24/2017 10:40:06 AM From: KR To: KR. Correct definition.

sekewen kehmwakele, also sakau en kehmwakele.   n. a kava plant used when asking to marry a daughter or a female relative who resides with a Nahnmwarki.

sekewen kesoumwoal, also sakau en kesoumwoal.   meing. n. a kava plant presented to force the Nahnmwarki or the Nahnken to stop whatever he is doing and to follow the presenter to a different location to deal with a problem or an emergency.

12/15/2014 10:06:35 AM From: DS To: KR. It is a sakau plant that is used to inform the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken that his presence at another location is urgently needed and therefore must compell to comply.

10/29/2017 10:33:52 PM From: KR To: KR. Correct the definition.

sekewen keduhsou, also sakau en keduhsou.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki at the end of the day, the purpose of which is to cause the sun to set.

sekewen kourdienial, also sakau en kourdienial.   n. a kava plant that is used to placate an angry Nahnmwarki who has left a nahs in anger.

sekewen luhwen mwet, also sakau en luhwen mwet.   n. the last kava plant harvested from a person's field, presented to the Nahnmwarki to inform him that there is no more.

sekewen misik, also sakau en misik.   n. a kava plant used to apologize and to ask forgiveness from the Nahnmwarki, or to request his help.

sekewen pahnkiol, also sakau en pahnkiol.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki in the afternoon.

sekewen pahnsou, also sakau en pahnsou.   n. kava presented to the Nahnmwarki (only) in the middle of the day.

sekewen pahdak, also sakau en pahdak.   n. the first kava plant presented to the Nahnmwarki upon arrival at a feast site to start the feast; another name for sakau en ahmwadang.

sekewen pekimahk, also sakau en pekimahk.   n. a kava plant used to apologize and to ask forgiveness from someone without the Nahnmwarki or other royalty being present.

sekewen pekpwopwoud, also sakau en pekpwopwoud.   n. kava plant used in the ceremony of asking for a girl's hand in marriage.

sekewen pwallap, also sakau en pwallap.   n. the name of the first kava plant that started the traditon of splitting of the kava.

10/29/2017 10:36:28 PM From: KR To: KR. Define the alternate the same way.

sekewen pwahda, also sakau en pwahda.   meing. n. a kava plant used when requesting information about legends, historical events, etc.; the second of three kava plants presented to the family of a woman by the family of a man when asking for her hand in marriage.

sekewen tomw, also sakau en tomw.   n. a kava plant used for conflict resolution or for asking forgiveness from the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.

sekewen wisikpwel, also sakau en wisikpwel.   n. the first kava plant that is harvested and presented to the Nahnmwarki as tribute.

sekewenleng   n. plant sp., Peperomia pellucida, used to treat type II diabetes.

seking akaund   n. checking account₂. [Eng.]

sekirawih   vt. to waste resources. sekireu, adj.

sekirawihdi   vt. to deplete, to exhaust.

sekireu   adj. wasteful in the use of resources. Pwutako me sekireu. That boy is wasteful. sekarewih, vt.

sekiri, also sakiri.   n3s. in back or at the rear of a person.

sekid   1. n. jacket. 2. vi. to wear a jacket. [Eng.] sekidih, vt.

sekid en kapwat, also sekid welpeseng. n. suit coat. vi. to wear a suit coat.

sekid en keteu n. raincoat. vi. to wear a raincoat.

sekid en pap n. life jacket. vi. to wear life jacket.

sekid welpeseng, also sekid en kapwat.     n. suit coat.   vi. to wear a suit coat.

sekidih   vt. to wear a jacket. E sekidih ah sekid kapwo. He's wearing his new jacket.

sekihda   n. form, for pouring concrete. [Jap. ?]

sekidih   vt. to wear a jacket. E sekidih ah sekid kapwo. He's wearing his new jacket. [sekid <Eng.] sekid, vi.

sekpene   1. vi. to collide, of two objects; to come into conflict. 2. n. conflict, confrontation. 1. Ira sekpene pwe emente kose me ih me pwung. They came into conflict because each assumed he was right.

sekpwuk   n. checkbook. [Eng.]

sekteri   n. secretary. [Eng.]

sel₁   vi. to be tied. salih, vt.

selidi   vi. to be imprisoned; to be shutdown as a consequence of being in violation of the law; to be tied up.

sella   vi. to be exiled, to be sent away to prison.

sel₂   num. cl. used in counting rope or sennit. kisin pwehl pahsel four balls of sennit.

sel-   vt. to exile to. Mehn Sokehs ko sella Palau nan mwein Sehmeno. The people of Sokehs were exiled to Palau during the German colonial period.

sehla   n. sailor, seaman. [Eng.]

sele   n. chili pepper, Capsicum frutescens, bell pepper, Capsicum annuum, and Peperomia ponapensis. [Eng. chili]

selel   slang. interj. a shortened form of kaselel.

selen kaikes   n. plant sp., Dalbergia candenatensis.

-seli   verb. suff. here and there, without definite direction; about. tang run, tangseli run here and there; mwemweit visit, mwemweitseli visit here and there.

selie   vt. to eat meat or fish along with some carbohydrate source. sali, vi. cf. [meing] irepe₂.

seliepda   meing. vi. to be tied to a beam. Pekinleng kin seliepda ni kehnlangiso. The pekinleng is usually tied to the kehnlangiso.

10/29/2017 10:45:36 PM From: KR To: KR. Add seliapihda as the transitive form.

selioll   n. vine of the ioll plant.

selikihr   meing. n. distress. cf. nsensuwed.

10/29/2017 10:51:59 PM From: KR To: KR. Define this like nsensuwed.

selime   n. a person whose spouse dies and who then marries another who also dies.

selin isek   n. string or rope for a water container (isek), used to carry the container or to tie it down to a canoe. cf. [meing] ohn pweirek.

selin mour   n. (3sg. selin moure) major blood vessel.

selin nta   n. (3sg. selin ntah) blood vessel.

selin peleng   n. a line used to hang things, such as clothing, fish, etc.

selin peleng likou   n. a line used to hang clothing.

selipat   n. wound, scar.

selipe   n3s. cord used for tying.

selihr   meing. n3s. navel, belly button. cf. pwuhs₁.

selidi   vi. to be imprisoned; to be shutdown as a consequence of being in violation of the law; to be tied up. salihdi, vt.

7/24/2017 10:54:44 AM From: KR To: KR. Make this a subentry of sel.

selit   n. anxiety, distress, worry; restlessness.

selitilit   adj. restless while trying to go to sleep.

selomp   n. vine of the omp plant.

sella   vi. to be exiled, to be sent away to prison.

sellap   n. vine sp., Luffa cylindrica.

sellenwol, also sallenohl.   n. whore, prostitute.

selmete   n. cable. [mete <Eng. metal]

selpat   n. noticeable scar.

selpatala   vi. to become a noticeable, of a scar.

sehlpwohn   n. cell phone. [Eng.]

semanokonok   adj. absent-minded, forgetful.

semen   1. adj. expert, wise, knowledgeable. 2. n. an expert; wisdom, knowledge. 1. Ohlo inenen semen nan tiahk en sahpw. That man is an expert in Pohnpeian culture. 2. E pahn kapwil ah semen ong nah seri kan. He will impart his wisdom to his children. samanih, vt. cf. [meing] eripit.

Sehmen   n. Germany.

Semen Pwei Lapalap   n. a brother of Semen Pwei Tikitik.

Semen Pwei Tikitik   n. a young man who fled Pohnpei because of the greed and oppression of the Saudeleur; upon returning, he killed the reigning Saudeleur.

semenloak   n. either of the posts at the front of the right and left sides of the side platform in a feasthouse.

11/2/2017 11:53:14 PM From: KR To: KR. Nahs.

semihs, also simihs.   1. n. slip, chemise. 2. vi. to wear a slip or chemise. [Eng.]

sempoak   adj. unloving, heartless.

semwak, also semwek.   1. adj. of breadfruit, rotten or overripe. 2. n. a breadfruit disease.

Semwei   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.

semwek, also semwak.   1. adj. of breadfruit, rotten or overripe. 2. n. a breadfruit disease.

semwekla   vi. to become rotten or overripe, said of breadfruit.

semwehmwe   adj. poor.

semwene   adv. hardly. Ohlo song semwene. The man hardly tried it.

semwepaur   adj. extremely poor, poverty-stricken, having nothing.

sehmwida   n. tree sp., pride of Barbados, Caesalpinia pulcherrima.

semwit   n. a piece of burned wood. Pwutako mwasikala sang ni lepin semwit en uhmwo. The boy got burned by a piece of burning wood from the earth oven.

sempwe   vi. to turn or point into the wind when sailing, to turn or point a canoe toward the outrigger side when sailing (the outrigger is always kept on the windward side of the canoe).

Senekia   n. one of the two sons of Nahliahnensokole.

Senekie   n. a brother of Senekia.

11/14/2014 7:37:24 PM From: KR To: KR. See Senekia.

Senesis   Biblical. n. Genesis, the first book of the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

Senipehn   n. a formerly autonomous area located in central Madolenihmw governed by Lepenmoar.

sehnkun   n. breadfruit paste made of meikole, commonly made on the atolls. Sehnkun wia kepinwar en seiloak reirei. Sehnkun is used as food for long sea voyages.

sehnkun en kipar   n. pandanus paste, a food normally made on the atolls.

Senpehn   n. a large political entity in central Madolenihmw that predated the rule of the Saudeleur.

sens, also sent.   n. cent, money. [Eng.]

sens mwaramwer, also sent mwaramwer.   n. change, of money; coin. [sens <Eng. cent]

sensen   1. n. skin disease caused by a fungus, causing white spots on the skin. 2. vi. to have this disease. 3. adj. moldy or old tasting.

senser₁   vi. to root₁, while looking for something; to scratch, as of a chicken. sarip, vt.

senser₂   vi. to weave reeds or cane, as for a fish trap.

senser₃   n. fish sp., black-tipped grouper, Epinephelus fasciatus.

senserek   n. fish spp., Zanclidae, Moorish idols, normally found in the lagoon and on reefs.

senseren uhmw   n. the first layer of leaves used to cover an uhmw.

sensuh   n. player, athlete. [Jap. senshu]

send   n. appendage, finger, toe.

senda   1. n. center field, in baseball. 2. vi. to play center field. [Jap. sentā < Eng. center]

sendens   n. sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens adperip   n. sentence adverb. [Eng.]

11/14/2014 7:42:33 PM From: KR To: KR. Check terminology in grammar.

sendens en wasa   n. locative sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

11/14/2014 7:43:17 PM From: KR To: KR. Used in grammar?

sendens iei me mie   n. affirmative sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens idihd   n. focused sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

9/3/2016 8:59:28 AM From: KR To: KR. Check grammar for this terminology.

sendens oulap   n. basic sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

11/15/2014 9:10:16 AM From: KR To: KR. Check reference grammar.

sendens kalelapak   n. interrogative sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens kahmahm   n. negative sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens mwekid   n. verbal sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens peiiai   n. equational sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens pilipil   n. thematic sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens pous   n. compound sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendens ruwes   n. imperative sentence. [sendens <Eng.]

sendilepe   n. thumb or big toe. cf. [meing] lepelepe, luhke.

sendimesemese, also senditamwetamwe.   n. index finger.

5/18/2016 11:17:26 AM From: KR To: KR. We need to straighten out all these finger names.

sendin neh   n3s. toe. cf. [meing] rekepwel.

sendin peh   n3s. finger. cf. [meing] rekeleng.

senditahmwele   n3s. ring finger, the finger nearest the baby finger. cf. tahmwele.

senditamwetamwe   n3s. index finger. see senditemwe.

senditemwe, also senditemwetemwe.   n3s. the finger next to the index finger.

10/7/2017 11:29:15 AM From: KR To: DS. Meing form?

senditemwetemwe, also senditemwe.   n3s. the finger next to the index finger.

11/17/2017 11:04:57 AM From: KR To: DS. Meing form?

senditik, also senditikitik.   n. (3sg. senditiki) small or baby finger, the pinky. cf. [meing] tikilehtik.

senditikitik   n3s. see senditik.

senditihmwele, also tihmwele.   n3s. forefinger, also called the index finger.

sendohki   n. fighter plane₁. [Jap. sentōki]

sent, also sens.   n. cent, money. [Eng.]

sent mwaramwer, also sens mwaramwer.   n. change, of money; coin. [sent <Eng. cent]

senturi   n. century. [Eng.]

Senweri   n. January. [Eng.] cf. [meing] Daliaram.

seng   vi. to cry, to weep, to moan. sangid, vt. cf. [meing] udamwer, tehnihr.

sehng   vt. to go look for someone or something whose presence is expected.

sengeu   adj. lusty.

sengeurahra, also sengeuraran.   adj. excessively lusty.

sengeuraran   adj. see sengeurahra.

sengel   vi. to sigh, to breathe. cf. [meing] kahngahng.

sengiloal   1. vi. to be emotionally afflicted. 2. n. (3sg. sengiloale) emotional affliction. 2. Sohte me kin ese sengiloalei. No one know my emotional affliction.

sengiseng   n. fish sp., common slipmouth, Leiognathus equulus.

sengisengenmwoalu   n. the steam that comes from burning undried firewood.

sehp₁, also seip.   n. food cabinet, safe.

sehp₂   vi. to be safe, in baseball. [Eng.]

Sepanaia   Biblical. n. Zephaniah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

sepe₁   n3s. cheek. cf. [meing] likinmwoal.

sepe₂   vt. to cut into pieces. sap₁, vi.

sepeimwekid   adj. speechless, quiet. cf. [meing] malawahn.

sepehl   adj. unstable, as of a canoe.

sepehlda   vi. to capsize or turn over, of any vehicle.

seper   n. zipper. [Eng.]

seperih   vt. to zip. [seper <Eng.]

sepit   meing. vi. to wait. Komw sepit. You wait. Komw sepit. Wait. cf. awih.

sepitipit   adj. unhurried, slow at an activity.

Sepduakesima   n. Septuagesima, the name for the ninth Sunday before Easter, the third before Ash Wednesday, celebrated in the Catholic church. [Lat. septuagesima]

Septempe, also Septemper.   n. September. [Eng.]

Septemper   n. see Septempe.

sepwelmas   adj. thoughtless, hairbrained.

sepwere   vt. to put under a spell; to charm; to predict the outcome of an ongoing activity, believed to bring bad luck.

sepwikin, also ohd, wehd.   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.

Sepwikini, also Sapwikini.   n. the leader and discoverer who organized the voyage that resulted in the discovery of Pohnpei and who initiated the construction of the first settlements.

sepwil-   vi. to move; to change status. Wasai pahn sepwilida Nahnmwarki. The Wasai will be promoted to Nahnmwarki.

sepwilida   vi. to improve in status.

sepwilidi   vi. to diminish in status.

sepwiliras   interj. an expression used to claim food dropped by another.

sepwilida   vi. to improve in status.

sepwilidi   vi. to diminish in status.

sehpwong   1. n. a type of net fishing, done at night. 2. vi. to do this type of net fishing.

sepwurek   vi. to tear easily, to wear out easily, of clothing.

ser₁, also sehr₁.   vi. to walk with a source of light. sere₂, vt.

ser₂   vi. to run aground.

ser₃   interj. an exclamation used to attract the attention of two or more people.

ser-   vi. to be dug, to be buried. Sousowo pahn serida. The grave will be dug. Mehlaho pahn seridi. The remains will be buried.

sehr₁   n. a portable light source, as a torch or flashlight.

sehr₂   n. chair, seat. [Eng.]

sehr₃   n. share, as of stock. [Eng.]

ser pahdil   n. palm frond torch.

serala   vi. to happen to.

serapim   Biblical. n. seraphim. [Eng.]

sere₁   vt. to slice, to peel with an instrument. sansar₁, vi.

sere₂   vt. to provide a source of light for. ser₁, vi.

sehre   vt. to bring along.

Serein   n. a traditional title in Nett. Serein pwoula. Serein passed away.

serein   meing. n. the rank of Nahnmwarki, commonly used in Nett.

sereu   slang. n. guy or gal.

serek   1. vi. to sail. 2. n. a sail.

serekeileng   adj. rude, discourteous.

sereki   vt. to yank, to snatch, to jerk. peserek, vi.

Seremaia   Biblical. n. Jeremiah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

serepein   n. girl; queen, in playing cards.

serere   vt. to hint about something; to employ irony, to insinuate, to make indirect allusion to.

sered   vt. to attach fibers to the girdle of a grass skirt; to tie together; to weave into rope-like handle.

serehd   n. bird sp., Pohnpei lory, Trichoglossus rubiginosus, the state bird of Pohnpei.

seri   n. child.

serihnei   n. favorite child; a title.

Serihso₁   n. child of a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken; title holders in the Nahnken line. serihso royal or noble child.

seri nenek   n. child born out of wedlock.

seri pwelel   n. infant.

seri soupeidi   see seri sohpeidi.

seri sohpeidi   n. the offspring of a chiefly clan. cf. [meing] neineinioas.

serierlap   meing. n. advice. cf. kaweid.

seriko, also serwa.   archaic. n. dear, a term of affection use by parents with their children or among friends. Seriko, kumwail kohdo kommoal. Dear children, come and rest.

serihn loangen madeu   n. stepson, son by marriage.

serihn luskepeh   n. child born to a woman who conceived the child before getting married to a different man.

serihn masodo   n. child conceived in a adulterous relationship.

serihn pahn kupwor   n. child of the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.

serihn peidiar   n. stepchild.

serihn pirap   n. illegitimate child. cf. [meing] serihn soaradak.

serihn soaradak   meing. n. illegitimate child of a Nahnmwarki. cf. serihn pirap.

serihnei   n. favorite child; a title.

seringiring   adj. almost ripe, ready to harvest.

Serihso₁   meing. n. child of a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken; title holders in the Nahnken line. serihso royal or noble child.

1/15/2018 10:09:19 AM From: KR To: DS. Top 12? Compare with the definition of Oloiso.

serihso₂, also ahmw₂.   n. a tiny flying insect, commonly found in the forest.

serida   1. n. feast given at the time the construction of a feasthouse is initiated. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.

sero   num. zero. [Eng.]

serohk   vi. to clear one's throat.

sehrodok   archaic. n. any object left in the open that can be used as weapon. Dehr kihdi naip likin ihmw pwe e kak wia sehrodok. Never leave a machete out in the open because it can be used as a weapon. Naip kak wia sehrodok ma e mihmiseli likin ihmw A machete can be used as a weapon if it is left outside.

sehrmen   n. chairman, chairperson. [Eng.]

serpweledi, also serpweldi.   vi. to be buried in the ground, to be fully covered with earth. Aramas oko serpweledi pahn engko. The people were buried by the landslide. serpwelihedi, vt.

serpwelihedi   vt. to fully cover with dirt. E serpwelihedi ah kihd ko. He covered his garbage with dirt. serpweledi, vi.

serpweldi, also serpweledi.   vi. to be buried in the ground, to be fully covered with earth. Ahi akmeteho serpweldi ngehi sehsehla. My iron digging bar was buried so I didn't know where to find it.

serpwoatol   n. bottle lamp, made with a wick in a bottle of kerosene.

serda   1. n. a feast held when the posts for a new house are placed in the ground. 2. vi. to do the work and the feast. 1. Serda wiawiher rahn wet. The feast for the groundwork was done today. 2. Ihmwo pahn serda rahn wet. The house will have its groundwork feast today.

serwa, also seriko.   n. dear, a term of affection use by parents with their children or among friends. Serwa, kohdo. My dear child, come.

sehse   vi. to not know.

sed   vi. to place the rotten stem of ohd or sea water in breadfruit in order to make it soft. sedih, vt.

sehd   n. ocean, sea.

Sehdan   n. Satan, devil. [Eng.]

sedar   meing. n. empty. Sahpwo sahpw sedar. That land is an empty land. sedarensapw empty land. cf. tehn₁.

sedarensapw   n. desert, wilderness, empty land.

sedei   n. a type of garland worn by the nobility.

seder   n. a person who goes to a feast without anything to contribute.

sedih   vt. see sed.

seding   n. setting, the time, place, and circumstances in which something occurs or develops. [Eng.]

sehdokon   adj. careless about where one defecates.

sedru   meing. n. a pipe (for smoking). cf. paip₃.

sedruhru   1. n. the midrib of palm that has fallen straight down is sticking up in the ground. 2. meing. n. a stick or rod used for cleaning a pipe (for smoking).

set   interj. Shit!, a mild explicative in Pohnpeian. Oh set! Oh shit! [Eng.]

seht   1. n. shirt. 2. vi. to wear a shirt. [Eng.] sehtih, vt.

setei   n. a knot made with coconut leaves, used as a form of magical protection.

seteu   n. fish sp., rabbitfish, Siganus corallinus.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Siganidae (rabbit fish). Siganus argenteus. Normally found in lagoon and patch reefs and barrier reef. From /PCRI/. Clean up entry.

sehtih   vt. [seht <Eng.] see seht.

setik   adj. quick, in performing an action, behaving impulsively .

sehtik   n. biologically or culturally determined attitudes or behaviors . Lih ahneki sehtik en lih. A woman has the consciousness of a woman. Lih ahneki sehtik en lih. A woman behaves like a woman.

sewe, also sowe₁.   vt. to mix liquids with non-liquids; to exchange agricultural products for fish. Kumwa sewe amwa simenten pwe me nohn ngalangal. You need to mix your concrete with water because it is too dry. Pihl pahn sewe winio pwe me katik. Water will be mixed with the medicine because it is bitter. I pahn sewehla kanatail mwahmw ko. I will do the exchange for our fish. I pahn sewe kentail mwahmw ko. I will reciprocate our gift of fish.

sewenmwomw   n. an exchange of agricultural products for fish.   vi. to exchange agricultural products for fish.

7/25/2017 10:29:38 AM From: KR To: KR. Change this to a headword.

sewese   vt. to help, to assist, to aid. sawas, vi.

sewi, also sowi.   n. conch shell, conch shell trumpet. cf. [meing] kederwahwa.

sih   n. name of the letter s, the seventeenth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /s/, an alveolar fricative, often somewhat palatalized.

Sih Ih   1. n. member of the Christian Endeavor (CE) movement in the Protestant church. 2. vi. to be a Christian Endeavor member. [Eng. CE]

siai   1. n. contest, competition. 2. vi. to engage in a contest.

siai en padok kehp   1. n. yam raising competition. 2. vi. to engage in a yam raising competition.

siamwed   n. a large ah₁, a fish sp.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Mugilidae (mullets). Crenimugil crenilabris. Normally found in fringing reef. From /PCRI/; reconcile glosses.

siar   vi. to sizzle, to crackle.

sie   n. bird sp., Pohnpei mountain starling, Aplonis pelzelni, nearly extinct.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Check spelling of bird name. DS doesn’t know.

siemen   1. n. a kind of magic, used to destroy agricultural products. 2. vi. to employ this kind of magic.

siepil   1. n. a kind of magic, performed upstream from a bather which results in blindness. 2. vi. to employ this kind of magic.

sioahk   n. bird sp., Micronesian starling, Aplonis opaca ponapensis.

sik   vi. to bounce, to skip.

sik-   vi. to protrude; to surpass a previous performance or behavior. Meteho sikilahsang dinapwo. The nail protruded from the board. Ma ke likawih likowen, ke pahn siksang mahs. If you wear that clothing, you will surpass (your appearance) in the past.

siksang   adj. exceed, surpass. Koht me siksang mehkoaros. God exceeds all.

sihk₁   n. bird sp., white tailed tropic bird, Phaethon lepturus.

sihk₂   n. penis of an infant.

sika   n. cigarette, cigar. [Eng.]

sihka, also suika.   n. watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris. [Jap. suika]

sikaliwi   n. the liquid gathered from the coconut flower, sometimes used to make molasses or fermented to make an intoxicating beverage.

sikamwer   meing. n. water set out for the washing of hands. Kumwail onopada sikamwer. You should get the water ready the washing of hands. cf. pilen emwiemw.

sikamwerada   meing. vi. to wash one's hands. cf. emwiemw.

sikamwere   meing. vt. to wash one's hands. Isipahu sikamwere pehn serio. Isipahu is washing the child's hands. cf. amwin.

sikarer, also arer.   1. vi. to spray or blow inside, of windblown rain. 2. n. windblown rain.

sikasik   adj. bouncy.

sike   n3s. top and bottom fins of a fish.

sikel   vi. to tiptoe; to limp.

siken   vt. to push. pisiken, vi.

sikeng   1. vi. to take a test or examination. 2. n. test, examination. [Jap. shiken]

sikinkihr, also sikihr.   n. (3sg. sikinkihri) lower back, tailbone area.

sikihr, also sikinkihr.   n. (3sg. sikihri) lower back, tailbone area.

Sikismundo   n. a Kitti warrior who fought with the people of Sokehs and Nett against the Spanish in 1887 and who later became the Nahnmwarki of Kitti.

sikidek   n. narrow waist.

sikongki   n. phonograph. [Jap. chikuonki]

siksak   1. n. skirt, half-slip with a zigzag or half-moon pattern at the bottom. 2. vi. to wear such a skirt. [Eng. zigzag]

siksang   adj. exceed, surpass. Koht me siksang mehkoaros. God exceeds all.

sihl   n. seal₁, the sea mammal. [Eng.]

sihlang, also sihleng.   meing. n. (3sg. sihlangi) face. cf. mahs₂.

silapel   n. syllable. [Eng.]

silasil   1. n. magical protection against another's harmful magic, medicine, or spirits. 2. vi. to obtain such magical protection.

silasil en madau   n. a spell to protect against ocean spirits.

sile₁   vt. to guard. pisilei, vi.

silehdi   vt. to guard or protect through the use of magic.

sile₂   n. clam sp., Tridacna maxima; adze, axe.

11/26/2010 6:41:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Tridacna sp. (giant clam). small ones. Eaten when available From PCRI Bivalvia (clams, oysters, etc.) Hippopus hippopus giant clam). Eaten when available.Reconcile glosses. Sile is the small one. The giant clam is pahsu.

sile moahl   n. a kind of adze.

sile pangapang   n. large adze or axe.

sileimw   vi. to be left behind to guard a house.

sileit₁   n. breech birth.

sileit₂   n. slate. [Eng.]

sileu   n. fish sp., dog tooth tuna, a variety of Gymnasarda unicolor.

silemehl   n. small adze for making a canoe.

sihleng   meing. n. (3sg. sihlengihr) face. cf. mahs₂.

silepe   n. pastor; watchman, guard, protector.

silehdi   vt. to guard or protect through the use of magic.

siliakan   num. thirty. see ehk₁.

siliel   num. three. see el₂.

silihi   num. three. see ih₃.

silik   n. silk. [Eng.]

silika   num. three. see ka₂.

silikap   num. three. see kap.

silikin   num. three. see kin₂.

silikis   num. three. see kis₁.

silimen   num. three. see men₃.

silimwodol   num. three. see mwodol.

silimwut   num. three. see mwut₂.

silinder   n. cylinder, of an engine. [Eng.]

silingoul   num. thirty. see ngoul.

silipa   num. three. see pa₃.

silipak   num. three. see pak₁.

silipali   num. three. see pali₁.

silipar   num. three. see par₂.

silipei   num. three. see pei₅.

silipen mwomwohdiso   n. head of a parish, in the Catholic church.

siliper   n. silver. [Eng.]

silipit   num. three. see pit₂.

silipoar   num. three. see poar₁.

silipwidik   num. three. see pwidik.

silipwong   num. three. see pwong.

silipwoat   num. three. see pwoat.

silipwuloi   num. three. see pwuloi.

silira   num. three. see ra.

silihsek   num. thirty. see eisek.

silisel   num. three. see sel₂.

silisou   num. three. see sou₄.

silisop   num. three. see sop₂.

silisu   num. three. see su.

silidip   num. three. see dip.

silidun   num. three. see dun.

silite   num. three. see te.

silitumw   num. three. see tumw₁.

siliwel   num. three. see wel₂.

siluh   num. three. see -u.

siluhmw   num. three. see umw₂.

sillep   num. three. see lep.

sim   vt. to gather up rope, to coil rope.

simaht   adj. smart, intelligent. [Eng.]

simekiri   vi. to be closed, of a charge account. [Jap. shimekiri]

simend, also siment.   n. cement, concrete, mortar; filling, of a tooth. [Eng.]

siment   n. see simend.

simihs, also semihs.   1. n. slip, chemise. 2. vi. to wear a slip or chemise. [Eng.]

simihden   n. a giant swamp taro (mwahng₂) cultivar.

simpal   n. cymbal. [Eng.]

simpung   n. newspaper. [Jap. shinbun]

simw   vi. neut. to swarm; to seize food at a feast, done by a large group of people. simwih, vt.

sihmw   n. the seizure of yams at a funeral feast.

simwih   vt. to swarm on; to seize food at a feast, done by a large group of people. simw, vi.

sihmpwul   Biblical. n. lamb.

sihn₁   n. scene, as in a play; a stage setting. [Eng.]

sihn₂   n. gene. [Eng.]

sihn₃, also sein.   n. chain. [Eng.]

sinakoke   n. synagogue; chapel, used by Protestants. [Eng.]

sinahni   archaic. n. kava, Piper methysticum .

sineipw   n. an island in a river or stream.

sinek   n. snake. [Eng.]

sino   n. snow. [Eng.]

sinom   vi. to sink in; to penetrate, to pierce.

sinopwunopw, also nopwunopw.   adj. fat, healthy looking, of infants or young domestic animals.

sinse   n. ginger ale. [Eng. ginger]

sinter   n. butterfly lily, Hedychium coronarium and Hedychium flavescens; ginger, Zingiber officinale. [Eng.]

10/30/2017 6:36:16 PM From: KR To: KR. Also sinser. Add sinter pwetepwet and sinter oangenwaii.

sing   vi. to fart. singid, vt. cf. [meing] anginmwelu, enginmwelu, nanmwoal₂.

sihng   n. (3sg. singe, singi) fart. cf. [meing] enginmwelu.

Singapohr   n. Singapore. [Eng.]

singiles   n. T-shirt, singlet. [Eng.]

singid   vt. to fart at. sing, vi.

singlal   n. a heavy discharge of wind from the anus.

sihp₁   vi. to shave. [Eng.] sihpih₁, vt.

sihp₂   1. n. a sieve. 2. vi. neut. to strain in a sieve. [Eng.] sihpih₂, vt.

sipai, also supai.   1. vi. to spy; to describe in detail. 2. n. spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch. [Eng.] sipaih, supaih, vt.

sipaih, also supaih.   vt. to spy on; to tell a story while acting it out. [sipai <Eng. spy]

sipaining   n. spy, secret agent. [Eng. ? spying]

sipaider   n. spider, generically. [Eng.]

sipahk, also spahk.   n. spark plug. [Eng. spark]

sipal   vi. to cross over an obstacle; to skip, as a grade in school or a title.

sipalla   meing. vi. to die. cf. mehla.

10/30/2017 6:40:51 PM From: KR To: KR. See the notes for mehla.

Sipein   n. Spain. [Eng.]

sihpek   meing. vi. to sneeze. cf. asi₁.

sipel   vi. to spell. [Eng.] sipelih, vt.

sipehl   n. spelling. [sipehl <Eng.]

sipele   vt. to go beyond, to exceed, to surpass, to overtake.

sipelih   vt. to spell. [sipel <Eng.] sipel, vi.

sihpene   vi. to get dark (when the sun goes down).

siperu   vi. to slide into a base, in baseball; less commonly, to slip and fall. [Jap. suberu]

siped   vt. to shake out with a snapping motion; to brush off. sipisip, vi.

sipedala   vt. to discard a batch of kava in preparation for making another.

sipedek   n. the act of ejecting or discarding.

sihpih₁   vt. to shave. [sihp₁ <Eng.] sihp₁, vi.

sihpih₂   vt. to strain in a sieve. [sihp₂ <Eng.] sihp₂, vi.

sipilis   n. syphilis; any venereal disease. [Eng.]

sipilisda   vi. to have syphilis; to have a venereal disease.

sipiring₁   n. spring, as a coil spring. [Eng.]

sipiring₂   n. T-shirt, singlet.

7/26/2017 10:01:25 AM From: KR To: KR. Kimi says this is not from Japanese. Source unknown.

sipisip   1. vi. to fish with a throw line; to be shaken out with a snapping motion; to be brushed off. 2. n. throw line fishing. siped, vt.

sipihdo   adj. speedy, fast₁. [Jap. supīdo < Eng. speed]

sipuwer   archaic. vi. to trim hair at or below the base of the neck.

sippwu   n. tip, in baseball. [Jap. ?]

sihpw₁   n. chief magistrate. [Eng. chief]

sihpw₂   n. sheep. [Eng.]

sipwe   vt. to hold in contempt; to refuse to obey.

sipwihrek, also sipwuhrek.   meing. n. the top of a drinking coconut. cf. mesen uhpw.

sipwuhrek   n. see sipwihrek.

sihr₁   n. a throwing stick, typically a reed, used in the game peisihr.

sihr₂   archaic. n. justice, safety, security. Sihr nek kapwung. Justice will prevail.

siraik   n. strike, in baseball. [Jap. sutoraiku < Eng.]

sirahk   vi. to sit with one's legs spread wide.

sirang   adj. ray-like, fanning, kinky, ruffled.

sirangarang   adj. ray-like, pointing in all directions.

sirangarangada   vi. to express anger or surprise.

sirangk   n. cabinet, particularly one in which food is stored. [Ger. Schrank]

sirangkau   adj. said of one who ignores others, snobbish. [Jap. shirankao] sirangkawe, vt.

sirangkawe   vt. to ignore, to behave snobbishly toward. [Jap. shirankao] sirangkau, adj.

sirarahi   1. meing. vi. to cough. 2. n. cough. 1. Sapwellimw siraraio doar. The Nahnmwarki’s coughing is worse. cf. kopokop.

sirei   vi. to smile.

sihriel   n. cereal. [Eng. cereal]

siring   vt. to shout at someone to stop him from doing something.

sirop   n. syrup. [Eng. syrup]

sirkumsais   1. vi. to be circumcised. 2. n. circumcision. [Eng.] sirkumsaisih, vt.

sirkumsaisih   vt. to circumcise. [sirkumsais <Eng.] sirkumsais, vi.

sis₁   vi. to speak with an accent; to utter words or syllables.

sis₂   vi. to shiver.

sihs₁   n. utterance of speech. [Eng.]

sihs₂   n. cheese. [Eng.]

sisel   1. n. chisel. 2. vi. to chisel. [Eng.] sisele, vt.

sisele   vt. [sisel <Eng.] see sisel.

sisenando   n. a yam cultivar.

Sises Krais, also Iesus Krisdus.   n. Jesus Christ, used by Protestants. [Eng.]

siset   n. scissors. [Eng.]

sisinleng   1. meing. n. the act of rub‌bing noses, the tradtional form of a kiss. 2. vi. to rub noses. cf. mpoake.

sisipwai   meing. n3s. nose. cf. tumwe.

sisidem, also sisdem.   n. system, such as a stereo system or an entertainment system.

sispando   1. n. brassiere, bra. 2. vi. to wear a brassiere or bra. [Jap. chichibanda < chibusabando]

sisdem, also sisidem.   n. system, such as a stereo system or an entertainment system.

sidaik, also sdeik.   n. steak. [Eng.]

sidail   n. style. [Eng.]

sidailen   adj. stylish, fashionable.

sidaudau   n. fish sp., kawakawa, Euthynnus affinis.

sidakin   1. n. stockings, socks. 2. vi. to wear stockings or socks. [Eng.]

sidamp   1. n. a stamp, trademark. 2. vi. to be stamped. [Eng.] sidampih, vt.

sidampih   vt. to stamp. [sidamp <Eng.] sidamp, vi.

sidar   Biblical. n. zither. [Eng.]

sidahs   1. n. starch. 2. vi. neut. to starch. [Eng.] sidahsih, vt.

sidahsih   vt. [sidahs <Eng.] see sidahs.

sidihma   n. steamer. [Eng.]

sidiraik   n. strike, in baseball. [Eng.]

sihdiro   vi. to be embarrassed by the unexpected.

sidohp   n. stove. [Eng.]

sidohsa   n. automobile, car, vehicle. [Jap. jidōsha]

sidohsahn kokun kisiniei   n. fire truck.

sidohwa, also sdohwa.   n. store, shop. [Eng.]

sihdnaip   n. sheath knife, hunting knife, diving knife, dagger. [Eng. sheath knife]

sihwan   slang. adj. big shot. [Eng. C-1, with reference to the civil service pay scale used during the era of the Trust Territory government]

so   vi. to be saturated.

soh   sent. adv. no.

soh douluhl   interj. Absolutely not!

soh medel   interj. Absolutely not!

soh pwise sou   interj. Not worth a shit!

soh douluhl   interj. Absolutely not!

Soel   Biblical. n. Joel, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

soepwel, also seuepwel.   1. adj. irresponsible, negligent, careless. 2. n. irresponsibility, negligence, carelessness.

soher   neg. no longer; used only in combination with the aspect marker pahn₁. I soher pahn kohla. I will no longer go.

sohiahia   1. n. heartburn, acid reflux. 2. vi. to have heartburn, to experience acid reflux. cf. [meing] lipahrekerek.

sohiak   n. a yam that has grown for two years, the second sprouting of a yam, after the vine dies off the first time.

12/29/2015 9:50:48 AM From: DS To: KR. Since the life span of a yam is 12 months, the second sprout will also go for another 12 months so it is two years.

soiu₁   n. soy sauce. [Jap. shōyu]

soiu₂   n. tree sp.

soik   vi. to politely refuse an offer.

soikala   vt. to reject, to totally refuse, to veto.

soire   adj. unlimited, infinite.

sohirehdie   adj. not cautious in speaking; speaking freely; careless in speaking. Ahmw sohirehdie kahreda aramas kailongkinuhk. Your careless habits of speaking is why people hate you.

soisoi   adj. favored, cherished, beloved, of a child or pet.

sohitar, also seuitar.   1. n. deficiency. 2. adj. deficient.

sou₁   n. (3sg. sowi, sawi) exogamous, matrilineal clan.

sou₂   vi. to move, to change residence.

sou₃   vi. to be made, of a fire. saun, vt.

sou₄   1. num. cl. used to count piles of feces. 2. meing. n. feces. 1. pwise pahsou four piles of feces. cf. pwise.

sou₅   neg. not, used in negative questions. Ke sou pwangadahr? Haven't you gotten tired?

sou₆   n. (3sg. sowi) afterbirth.

sou₇   n. submerged coral reef located within the barrier reef.

sou₈   archaic. n. sun.

sou₉, also seu.   n. hump, pile.

sou-₁   aff. derivational prefix meaning 'an expert at' or 'a practioner of', used to form nouns from verbs. kohp to prophesy, soukohp prophet.

sou-₂   verb. pref. a negative prefix meaning not in the sense of 'the opposite of'. mwahu good, soumwahu ill.

souapwal   n. blood brother, one fed at the same breast as a child.

souepwel, also soepwel.   1. adj. irresponsible, negligent, careless. 2. n. irresponsibility, negligence, carelessness.

10/29/2017 8:09:24 PM From: KR To: KR. Soepwel can also be sohepwel. Add this.

Souiap   n. the master magician in Yap who sent Wahrikidam to retrieve his pet bird from Pohnpei.

souitar, also seuitar.   1. n. deficiency. 2. adj. deficient.

sohuhk   1. n. a type of net fishing, done by setting a net from shore to shore in a large semicircle. 2. vi. to net fish in this manner.

soukautih, also seukautih.   adj. unconcerned, carefree.

Soukampwul, also Soukoampwul.   n. the title of Saudeleur's messenger.

soukelengsapw   adj. dauntless, said of someone who is actively involved in feast activities. Mwahnakapwo me soukelengsapw. That young man is dauntless.

11/29/2017 10:17:10 AM From: KR To: KR. I'm not sure dauntless is the right definition here.

soukepir   n. a male master of the dance called kepir.

soukihn, also nein soukihn.   n. a yam cultivar.

Soukise   n. see Soukisehnleng.

Soukisehnleng, also Soukise.   1. n. title of the Nahnmwarki of Kitti, literally 'master of heaven'; the ruler-priest of Onohnleng in Kitti who played an important role in the creation of a new political order for the island following the collapse of the Saudeleur dynasty. 2. vi. to hold this title.

soukisiniei   1. vi. to start a fire, to ignite. 2. n. the act of starting a fire. 1. I pahn soukisiniei. I will start a fire.

Soukitti   n. the ruler of central Kitti before the reunification of the state in the late eighteenth century; the holder of this title became the first Nahnmwarki of Kitti during the reign of Isokelekel.

9/5/2016 10:17:06 AM From: KR To: KR. Wording.

soukohp   n. prophet.

Soukoampwul, also Soukampwul.   n. the title of Saudeleur's messenger.

soulap   n. (3sg. soulepe) wife's mother, all women one's wife calls mother; for women, the husband of all females called child.

soulapih   vt. to make , to create.

soulek, also sounlek.   n. an expert in castration.

soulekelek   n. castrator; one who inflicts ornamental scarification on others.

Souleng   n. Christian, congregation.

soulepeu   1. adj. insensitive; arrogant. 2. n. insensitivity; arrogance.

Soulik   n. a title.

Soulik en And   n. the ruler of And atoll.

soulik en lukuwal, also lukuwal, lukiamwas, lukielel, opohp.   n. a breadfruit cultivar (meinsahrek type).

soulik en mesihsou, also elies, kupwuneik.   n. a yam cultivar.

soulik en palikir   n. a yam cultivar.

soulik en pohrasapw   n. a yam cultivar.

Soulik en Pohrasapw   n. a title.

Soulik en Sapawas   n. a title.

Soulik en Soledi   n. a title.

Soulik en Dol   n. a title.

soulikilik, also seulikilik.   1. adj. untrustworthy; unreliable. 2. n. untrustworthiness; unreliablility.

soulipilipil   1. adj. accepting, not choosy. 2. n. the state of being accepting or not choosy.

soulopou, also seulepeu.   adj. bold, dauntless.

soumahk₁   adj. bold, brazen, insensitive.

soumahk₂   1. adj. inexorable, relentless. 2. n. relentlessness.

Soumaka   n. a title.

soumaleu   vi. to prepare an uhmw so that it is ready to be lit. soumalewe, vt.

soumalewe   vt. see soumaleu.

Soumas   n. head of a clan; chief of a section of land; member of the clan of the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken; master of a house, store, etc.

Soumas en Kousapw, also Kaunen Kousapw.   n. chief of a section (kousapw).

soumasapwair   meing. n. a pair of logs used as the main supports for the firewood structure of an uhmw. cf. mpehn.

Soumadau   n. a title.

Soumedewen Sokehs   n. a title awarded to Nihwe, who fought against the Spaniards and led the rebellion against the Germans; a highly respected title in Sokehs.

10/30/2017 6:54:47 PM From: KR To: KR. Wording.

soumet   n. rot, decay.

soumetla   vi. to rot, to decay. Mahio soumetla. The breadfruit is rotting.

soumoahl   n. the principal kava stone in a nahs, from which the Nahnmwarki is served.

soumw, also sohmw.   n. mangrove spp., Bruguiera conjugate and Bruguiera gymnorrhiza.

soumwahu   1. n. sickness, disease, illness. 2. adj. sick, diseased, ill. 3. vi. to be sick or ill. cf. [meing] sounei, luhmwuhmw.

soumwahu en wai   n. cold, flu.   vi. to have a cold or the flu.

soumwahula   vi. to become chronically ill. Liho sohla kohseli pwe e soumwahula. The lady no longer goes around because she has become chronically ill.

soumwahu en eni   1. n. a sickness caused by a ghost that manifests itself in a variety of ways, such as by fever or shaking. 2. vi. to have this sickness.

soumwahu en kau   1. n. an illness resulting from being possessed by evil spirits, resulting in extreme weakness, headaches, vomiting, and pain all over the body; if left untreated it may result in death;. 2. vi. to have this illness.

soumwahu en lih   1. n. menstruation. 2. vi. to menstruate.

soumwahu en mohngiong   1. n. heart disease. 2. vi. to have heart disease. 1. Soumwahu en mohngiong kemelahr mehn Pohnpei tohto. Heart disease has killed many Pohnpeians.

soumwahu en moahng medek   n. headache that can by treated by medication.

soumwahu en mwahliel   n. headache, nausea, and vomiting, a condition more severe than soumwahu en moahng medek.

soumwahu en mwasahl   1. n. hernia. 2. vi. to have a hernia.

soumwahu en mwidihlik   1. n. kidney stones, causing pain in the back and numbness in the legs. 2. vi. to have kidney stones.

soumwahu en nan moahng sahliel   n. insanity, a state of confusion or disorientation.

soumwahu en nan mpwei   1. n. ulcers. 2. vi. to have ulcers.

soumwahu en nan sousou   1. n. an illness caused by a ghost from a grave. 2. vi. to have this illness.

soumwahu en naniak   1. n. mangrove sickness, causing one to experience joint pain, with an accompanying headache, stomach ache, and back ache; the intensity of the illness is said to vary with the height of the tides, with the most severe symptoms at high tide. 2. vi. to have this sickness.

soumwahu en nansapw   1. n. an illness associated with cultivated areas, resulting in a loss of appetite and interest in associating with others; the afflicted person typically just sleeps and feels worse when the sun rises or sets. 2. vi. to have this illness.

soumwahu en nsensuwed   1. n. sadness, depression. 2. vi. to be sad, to be depressed.

soumwahu en ntalaud, also ntalaud.   1. n. high blood pressure, with symptoms sometimes including dizziness and nausea. 2. vi. to have high blood pressure.

soumwahu en pohnpei   1. n. any disease caused by magic. 2. vi. to have a disease caused by magic.

soumwahu en poahson   n. see soumwahu en poahson medek.

soumwahu en poahson medek   n. an illness of women (and less often men), characterized by a pain just below the stomach when carrying things or sitting in water for an extended period of time, accompanied by fever and frequent urination.

soumwahu en rerrer, also soumwahu rerrer.   1. n. epilepsy. 2. vi. to be epileptic.

soumwahu en saleng medek, also saleng medek.   1. n. earache. 2. vi. to have an earache.

soumwahu en seri   1. n. a sickness of infants, causing excessive crying accompanied by fever and loss of appetite. 2. vi. to have this sickness.

soumwahu en sokolei   1. n. a sickness attributed to the sokolei, with symptoms including arthritis, swollen, painful joints, and difficulty walking; symptoms are made worse by walking through the morning dew. 2. vi. to have this sickness.

soumwahu en suke   1. n. diabetes. 2. vi. to have diabetes.

soumwahu en wai   1. n. cold, flu. 2. vi. to have a cold or the flu.

soumwahu en wol   1. n. any illness believed to be caused by excessively hard work. 2. vi. to have such an illness.

soumwahu karakar   1. n. fever. 2. vi. to have a fever.

soumwahu lusulus   1. n. a sickness widespread in the body, marked by chills and fever. 2. vi. to have this sickness.

soumwahu rerrer, also soumwahu en rerrer.   1. n. epilepsy. 2. vi. to be epileptic.

soumwahu suwed   1. n. a sickness caused by spirit possession. 2. vi. to have this sickness.

soumwahula   vi. to become chronically ill. Liho sohla kohseli pwe e soumwahula. The lady no longer goes around because she has become chronically ill.

soumwahn, also sohmwahn.   neg. not at all. I soumwahn kak kilang. I can't see at all.

soumwahnd   n. a yam cultivar, the most desired variety of kehpin dolen pohnpei.

Soumwaroh, also Samworo.   n. a traditional high priest.

soumwehl   n. plant spp., Laportea interrupta and Laportea ruderalis.

Soumwenleng, also Saumwenleng.   n. the title of the high priest of Salapwuk who headed the Pwonginsapw rituals and ceremonies.

soumwet   n. farmer.

soun   n. practitioner of; this word is typically written attached to the word it precedes.

Soun Kitti, also Isohn Kitti.   n. a ruling subclan of the Dipwinmen in central Kitti prior to the unification wars of the late eighteenth century.

9/5/2016 10:20:08 AM From: KR To: KR. Wording.

soun nahnpil   n. narrow flood plain.

Souna   n. a section (kousapw) in U.

Sounahleng   n. the reef on which Nan Madol was built.

sounapwalih   vt. to care for.

sounadahd   n. whet stone.

sounei   1. meing. n. sickness. 2. meing. vi. to be sick. cf. soumwahu.

10/30/2017 7:10:22 PM From: KR To: KR. Define the same way.

sounek, also sohnek.   vi. to strain, to push while holding one's breath. E sounek en pek. He strained to defecate. cf. [meing] enginleng.

souneliel   n. masseur, masseuse, one who practices the art of massage for its healing powers.

sounet   vi. to play a game involving pretending.

Souniap   n. an extinct clan.

Sounihrek   n. the section chief of Pakihn.

sounouremen   n. dreamer.

sounkauseni, also sounkouseni.   n. exorcist (traditional, not Christian); fresh plant leaves are used for the exorcism; the exorcist may go to a grave to prevent the spirit of a dead person from leaving it or to permanently send the spirit to Pahn Uhn And.

sounkamakam   n. torturer. Ih sounkamakam men. He's a torturer.

sounkamaramas   n. killer.

sounkamehlel   n. witness; mediator in a conflict.

sounkamour   Biblical. n. savior.

sounkanekid   n. treasurer.

sounkapakap   n. prayer leader.

sounkapahndil   n. an intermediary for a man and a woman.

sounkapohl   Biblical. n. peacemaker, mediator.

sounkaraun   n. false accuser.

sounkasawih   n. soothsayer, fortune teller.

sounkadeik   Biblical. n. the role of God as judge in the last judgement; judge.

sounkadehde   n. witness.

sounkadip   n. prosecutor, public prosecutor, accuser, tattletale.

sounkatieni   n. one who is possessed by a spirit.

Sounkawad   n. a clan; the clan of the Nahnmwarki of Sokehs and Nett.

sounkaweid   n. advisor.

sounkawehwe   n. interpreter.

sounkeneitik   n. midwife.

sounkeseu   n. laboratory technician, medical examiner; judge, in a competition; reviewer; customs agent.

Sounkili   n. an extinct clan.

11/26/2010 6:50:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Look in old age program materials.

Sounkiroun   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.

sounkoul   n. singer; in the Protestant church, a song leader.

sounkoupwung, also sounkopwung.   archaic. n. judge, in court.

sounkoupwung en wehi, also sounkopwung en wehi.   n. a local judge; a municipal judge.

sounkoupwung lapalap, also sounkopwung lapalap.   n. the chief justice of a supreme court.

sounkouseni, also sounkauseni.   n. exorcist (traditional, not Christian); fresh plant leaves are used for the exorcism; the exorcist may go to a grave to prevent the spirit of a dead person from leaving it or to permanently send the spirit to Pahn Uhn And.

sounkolukol   n. the person who holds the cup during the preparation of kava.

sounkomour   n. savior.

sounkopwung, also sounkoupwung.   n. judge, in court.

Sounkopwung   Biblical. n. Judges, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).

sounkopwung en wehi, also sounkoupwung en wehi.   n. a local judge; a municipal judge.

sounkopwung lapalap, also sounkoupwung lapalap.   n. the chief justice of a supreme court. Sounkopwung lapalap me pahn mwohdang kopwungo. The chief justice will preside at the court hearing.

sounkosetipw, also sounpoaropwe.   n. soothsayer.

sounkohwa   n. deacon; in the Protestant church, a rank above elter and below sounpadahk.

sounlaid   n. fisherman.

sounlek, also soulek.   n. an expert in castration.

sounlih   n. lihli maker.

sounlokaia   n. spokesman.

sounmahlen   n. painter. [mahlen <Ger.]

Sounmaraki   n. a clan.

sounmwadong   n. player, athlete; actor, actress.

sounne   n. one who is in charge of distributing food at a kamadipw.

sounnet   n. store clerk.

sounnting   n. writer.

Sounpalienpil , also Sounpelienpil.   n. a clan; said to have originated in Kitti from the Dipwinmen clan.

sounpapah   n. a servant.

sounpar   1. n. year. 2. n. (3sg. sounpere) age. cf. [meing] timwen paipenleng.

sounpadahk   n. teacher; in the Protestant church, a rank above sounkohwa and below wahnpoaron.

sounpei   n. soldier.

sounpein nansapw   n. army.

Sounpelienpil, also Sounpalienpil.   n. a clan; said to have originated in Kitti from the Dipwinmen clan.

Sounpepidais, also Sohnpepidais.   Biblical. n. John the Baptist. [Eng.]

sounpiah   n. the preparer of the coconut cream for lihli.

sounpok   n. batter, in baseball.

sounpoaropwe, also sounkosetipw.   archaic. n. soothsayer.

sounpwal   n. surgeon.

Sounpwok   n. a clan, customarily the clan of the Nahnken of Madolenihmw; said to have originated in Kitti from the Dipwinmen clan.

sounpwong   n. month; moon.

sounpwong weneu   n. a giant swamp taro (mwahng₂) cultivar.

sounpwoapw₁   1. vi. to mound up earth to serve as a bed for a plant. 2. n. a mound of earth that serves as a bed for a plant. sounpwoapwih, vi.

sounpwoapw₂   meing. n. pubis. cf. pwere₂.

sounpwoapwih   vt. see sounpwoapw₁.

Sounrakihm   n. an extinct clan.

sounrar   n. one who peels the breadfruit in the preparation of lihli.

sounrependip   n. detective.

sounrikdaksis   n. tax collector.

Sounrohi   n. an extinct clan that came fron the Dipwinmen clan.

Sounsamaki   n. a clan; said to have originated in Kitti from the Dipwinmen.

sounsawas   n. attorney, lawyer, legal council, defender; assistant.

sounsenoh, also sohnsenoh.   adj. unconcerned, impassive, careless.

sounsilasil   n. custodian, guardian, security guard, watchman.

sounsohngsapw   n. surveyor.

sounsosohng   n. surveyor, someone who does any kind of measuring.

soundaor   n. defender, lawyer; savior, redeemer.

soundeisakau   n. director of a feast.

11/26/2010 6:50:00 PM From: KR To: KR. This is an alternate of menindeiuh. Gloss accordingly. From KB: m master of %sakau| ceremonies; directs the activities of the ceremony and signals or calls out the changes in pounding stages.

soundeidei   n. tailor, one who sews.

soundou₁   n. climber.

soundou₂   n. inspector.

soundolung   n. harvester.

soundoar   Biblical. n. savior.

soundoadoahk   n. expert worker, one who plays a key role in executing customary labor.

Sountamworohi   n. an extinct clan.

Sountemwen   n. an extinct clan.

sountomw   n. propitiator.

Sounwia   Biblical. n. the Creator, God.

sounwielioal   n. electrician.

sounwiemisihn   n. mechanic.

sounwiengi   n. dentist.

sounwinahni   n. shaman, sorcerer.

sounwini   n. practitioner of native Pohnpeian medicine.

soupai   n. the first day of a funeral, when the body of the deceased is present.

Soupaip   archaic. n. an ancient name for Sokehs Island.

soupal   n. expert builder; expert canoe builder.

soupar   n. the second of four minor breadfruit seasons (January), associated with the flowering of the pahr₂ tree . New fruit begin to develop on breadfruit trees at this time.

soupei, also madepei.   n. an isolated reef.

Soupeidi, also Sohpeidi.   n. title holder in the Nahnmwarki line, the ranks of Noahs and above; now commonly used to mean any of the top twelve title holders in the Nahnmwarki line; anyone who is entitled to sit on the front platform of a nahs; royalty.

souper, also seuper.   adj. fearless.

soupirleng   meing. n. the accumulation of dried leaves from a previous uhmw. cf. kulup.

soupisek   adj. busy.

Soupohndawas   n. the guardian of the Saudeleur's residence at Pahnkedira in Nan Madol.

soupoad   n. historian, one known for his knowledge of Pohnpeian history, a master story teller.

Soupwan   n. a title.

soupwerik   n. dance master, one known for his knowledge of Pohnpeian dances, originally the title of the master of the wehn dance.

soupwoson   1. adj. lacking faith in someone or something, cynical. 2. Biblical. adj. pagan.

souriahlap   n. the name of one of the kava pounding stones used for pounding kava dedicated to the Nahnmwarki.

souriahtik   n. the name of one of the kava pounding stones used for pounding kava dedicated to the Nahnken.

souripeleng   meing. n. used banana leaves or breadfruit leaves from an uhmw. cf. rihp.

Sousapeden And   n. the second-ranking chief of And atoll.

souse   n. master carpenter.

soused   n. expert fisherman.

sousou   n. (3sg. sousowi) grave, cemetery.

soudi   vi. to bury in the mud, of crabs; to change residence from high ground to a valley; to settle.

soutik   n. sunset, evening.

soutuk   adj. everlasting.

souwar   adj. unworthy.

souwas   n. noon.

Souwel en Wasai   n. a title.

souwel ihmw   meing. n. a broom or duster for use in residential quarters. cf. kepennok.

Souwel Lapalap   n. a title, in the Nahnken line.

souwen   n. male master of wehn dance songs.

souwen uhmw   meing. n. a wedge made of hard wood that is used to split breadfruits as they are placed in a uhmw. cf. pwaii.

Souwene   n. a title.

souwini, also sounwini.   n. practitioner of native Pohnpeian medicine.

Souwihso   n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.

sok₁   vi. to take a step, to set one's footing; to land, to alight, of anything capable of flight; in the water, to touch the bottom with one's feet; of kava, to begin to have an effect on one; to settle, of liquids.

sok₂   vi. to become overgrown.

sok₃   vt. to bite, used only with reference to rats.

sohk₁   meing. vt. to eat, drink, or smoke. cf. kang, nim, sumwoak.

sohk₂   n. chalk. [Eng.]

sokamah   1. n. the rhythmic pounding of the kava stones after the kava is prepared, employed to signal to those involved in the preparation who are outside the feasthouse that the kava is ready to be served. 2. vi. to rhythmically pound a kava stone after the kava is prepared.

sohkatepe₁   adj. useless.

sohkatepe₂   n3s. the little finger, also called the baby finger or pinky.

sohkelengsapw   adj. shameless, forward. Peinakapwo me sohkelengsapw. That young lady is shameless.

sokenwol   n. manly decision.

soker, also likaut.   n. joker, in cards. [Eng. joker]

Sokehs   n. name of a municipality in Pohnpei.

soko, also sokko.   interj. Bravo! Well done! That's it! [Jap. soko]

sohko   n. warehouse. [Jap. sōko]

sokolamwowe   n. a yam cultivar.

sokolahde, also sokoled.   n. chocolate. [Spa. chocolate]

sokole   n. see sokolei.

sokolei, also sokole.   n. a dwarf; leprechaun-like being said to dwell in the forest.

sokoled, also sokolet.   n. chocolate. [Eng.]

sokolet   n. see sokoled.

sokoloal   meing. vi. to have something stuck in one's throat. cf. loh₂.

sokoluhla   adj. impenitent.

sokon   1. n. cane, crutch, staff, walking stick. 2. vi. to walk with a cane, crutch, etc. cf. [meing] irar₁, irareileng, irareiso, dakapahr.

sokoniorakapw   n. the tip of a banana, which turns black when withered.

sokopwel   vi. of the roots of a plant, to be piled up with earth.

sokopwelih   vt. to pile earth around the roots of a plant.

7/10/2016 7:54:12 PM From: KR To: KR. Around the base or around the roots?

sokorohn   interj. Never mind!

sokorohnki   vt. to pay no attention to, to be unconcerned about. E sokorohnki en ohlo ah koasoaio. He paid no attention to that man's story.

sokoahtikitik   n. a yam cultivar.

sokko, also soko.   interj. Bravo! Well done! That's it! [Jap. soko]

sokmwotou   vi. to sit with one's legs dangling.

sohla, also solahr.   neg. no longer. I sohla soumwahu. I'm no longer sick.

sohlap   adj. diluted, of a nature that it takes a lot to make a little.

Sohlap   n. the name of one of the legendary characters who arrived on the third of the seven settlement voyages to Pohnpei.

solahr, also sohla.   neg. no longer. I solahr soumwahu. I'm no longer sick.

Soledi   n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.

sohlikih, also seulikih.   vt. to distrust.

Solomon Ailan   n. The Solomon Islands. [Eng.]

sohmaleh   n. grass sp., Cyrtococcum patens.

somenongi   adj. insipid, tasteless.

somedewe   adj. unthinkable, unexpected. Somedewe me ohlo kak wia mwo. It is unthikable that the man could do such a thing.

sompehs   n. powdered soap; now used as a generic term for any powdered soap, replacing rinso in this usage.

sompihr   n. airplane. [sohp <Eng. ship]

sompihr en doulik   n. weather plane; reconnaisance plane. [sohp <Eng. ship]

sohmw, also soumw.   n. mangrove spp., Bruguiera conjugate and Bruguiera gymnorrhiza.

sohmwahn, also soumwahn.   neg. not at all.

sohn   vt. to soak; to weigh down in the water; to plant yams.

Sohn   Biblical. n. John, four books in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament), Sohn, 1 Sohn, 2 Sohn, 3 Sohn. [Eng.]

Sona   Biblical. n. Jonah, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

sohnek, also sounek.   vi. to strain, to push while holding one's breath. E sohneken pek. He strained to defecate. cf. [meing] enginleng.

Sohnpepidais, also Sounpepidais.   n. John the Baptist. [Eng.]

sohnsenoh, also sounsenoh.   adj. unconcerned, impassive, careless.

sonsol   n. a medicinal plant.

6/27/2016 6:58:31 PM From: DS To: KR. I don't know this plant.

sohndi   vi. to inherit.

song   vt. to try, to attempt; to taste; to challenge.

sohng   1. vt. to measure, to survey. 2. n. measurement, pattern.

sohng karakar   n. temperature.

song materek   n. the third day of a funeral, when some men go fishing to see if the deceased will enable their catch.

sohnga   n. ginger, Zingiber officinale. [Jap. shōga]

songaipwisi   1. n. an obstacle race. 2. vi. to run an obstacle race. [Jap. shōgaibutsu]

sohngada   vi. to act out, to pretend, to pretend play (as when young children emulate adult work).

songosong   n. temptation.

songmar   1. n. feast of preserved breadfruit. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. cf. [meing] sakalap.

songmaterek   vi. to fish for the first time after someone's burial to test whether the spirit of the deceased will bring good or bad luck.

sohngsapw   1. vi. to survey land. 2. n. the activity of surveying land.

sop₁, also sup.   vi. to stop by, to stop in on, to visit.

sop₂   num. cl. used in counting stalks. sehu silisop three stalks of sugarcane.

sohp   n. ship. [Eng.]

Sohp   Biblical. n. Job, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

sopa   n. soup. [Jap. soba]

sohpai₁   n. business. [Jap. shōbai]

sohpai₂   see sohpaih.

sohpaih   vt. to be face to face with someone; to confront. I pahn sohpaih ahi kauno rahnwet. I will face my boss today.

sohpali   adj. impartial.

sohpei   n. first day of a funeral (when people view the body).

sohpei-   vi. to turn toward, to face. Ohlo soupeido. That man turned towards me. Sohpeido pwe kitahn koasoai. Turn toward me so we can talk.

Sohpeidi, also Soupeidi.   n. title holder in the Nahnmwarki line, the ranks of Noahs and above; now commonly used to mean any of the top twelve title holders in the Nahnmwarki line; anyone who is entitled to sit on the front platform of a nahs; royalty.

11/3/2017 6:28:24 PM From: KR To: KR. Two etymologies for this word-- not (soh) and clan (sou) from the south.

sopin nanwehwe   n. rocket. [sohp <Eng. ship]

sopinpahsed   n. submarine.

sopidu   n. submarine. [sohp <Eng. ship]

sopo   vi. to flee.

sopohla   vi. to run off with, to elope; to escape, to flee.

sopot   1. vi. to sit with one's legs extented. 2. n. a sitting position in which one's legs are extended.

sohpowe   adj. disrespectful.

sopuk, also supuk.   vt. to intercept, to interrupt.

sopserek   n. sailing ship. [sohp <Eng. ship]

sopw   adj. saturated with pomade or hair lotion.

sohpw₁   n. a unit of measurement of area, approximately 100,000 square feet, possibly from Japanese. [Jap. ?]

12/26/2014 3:13:40 PM From: KR To: KR. Check with Hiroshi. Kimi doesn't know.

sohpw₂   n. soap. [Eng.]

sohpwehdi   vt. to soak dirty clothes in soapy water.

sopwou   n. fish sp., mangrove swamp fish, Ophiocara porocephala.

sopwoupwou   adj. orphaned. Seri sopwoupwou orphaned child seri sopwoupwou orphaned child.

sohpwoson, also seupwoson.   adj. skeptical.

sohpwunas   vi. to be tied in a game, to play to a draw. [Jap. shōbunashi]

sohr   adj. perishable, not long lasting. cf. [meing] kerepwel₁.

sohrala   vi. to vanish, to disappear.

sohrahn, also ninsohrahn.   n. pre-dawn morning hours.

sorapang   n. abacus. [Jap. soroban]

sohrenge   adj. non-emphatic.

sohri   1. n. zories, thongs, flip-flops. 2. vi. to wear zories, thongs, or flip-flops. [Jap. zōri] sohrih, vt. cf. [meing] mwoaltehmwahu.

sohrih   vt. see sohri. cf. [meing] mwoaltehmwahuwih.

Sorsia, also Sohsia.   n. Georgia. [Eng.]

sos   adj. stinging.

Sohseng   n. Korea. [Jap. chōsen < Kor.]

soses   n. see soset.

soset, also soses.   n. sausage. [Eng. sausage]

Sohsia, also Sorsia.   n. Georgia. [Eng.]

soso   vi. to burp, of a baby.

sohso   n. inheritance, estate.

sohsohleng   meing. n. paddle. cf. padil.

6/27/2016 7:24:47 PM From: DS To: KR. From Cantero. I don't know this word.

sosohng   n. practice, rehearsal; measurement.

Sosua   Biblical. n. Joshua, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]

sosmikieu   n. a yam cultivar.

sohdipe   adj. innocent, without sin.

sohdo   1. n. shortstop, in baseball. 2. vi. to play shortstop. [Jap. shōto < Eng. short]

sohte   neg. not, none, nothing. I sohte pahn mwadong. I will not play. Sohte rais wasaht. There is no rice here.

Sohte lipilipil.   interj. It makes no difference!

Sohte pwerieng.   interj. It's really funny!; It's really good!

sohte tihnsowe, also tehnlikinsapw.   n. fern sp., Ophioglossum pendulum.

sohtik   adj. concentrated, of a nature that a little goes a long way, like pepper.

Sohtik   n. the name of one of the legendary characters who arrived on the third of the seven settlement voyages to Pohnpei.

sohwar   adj. unworthy.

sowawi   adj. see sohwawi.

sohwawi   adj. lacking respect. see sowawi.

sowe₁, also sewe.   vt. to mix liquids with non-liquids; to exchange agricultural products for fish. I pahn sowehki pihl siment. I'll add water to the concrete.

sowe₂   n3s. back.

sowi, also sewi.   n. conch shell, conch shell trumpet. cf. [meing] kederwahwa.

sowuhk₁   n. an expert net maker.

sowuhk₂   1. n. a type of net fishing, done by setting a net at high tide and trapping fish as the tide recedes. 2. vi. to do this type of fishing.

soaii   1. n. tale, story, beadtime story. 2. vi. to tell a tale or bedtime story. soaiia, vt. cf. [meing] pilepilenpwong.

soaiia   vt. to relay, to tell a tale or bedtime story. soaii, vi.

soaiipoad   n. legend, story based partially on fact, containing elements of truth, but recognized as fiction.

soakon, also sakon.   adj. self-centered, demanding; of children, spoiled; of an infant, always crying. soakone, vt.

soakone   vt. to force someone to do something, to impose one's will upon another. sakon, soakon, adj.

soakoa₁   n. hole among the rocks used as a place to defecate in.

soakoa₂, also sakau.   1. n. kava, Piper methysticum, a cultural keystone sp.; any intoxicating beverage. 2. vi. to be intoxicated, to be drunk (Kitti pronunciation). [Pol. te kawa] cf. [meing] luhmwuhmwla, keinihn.

soakoahiek   adj. incompetent, incapable, incapacitated.

soahl   n. salt. [Eng.]

soahle   vt. to add salt to. [soahl <Eng.]

soahlehdi   vt. to salt down, to preserve food by adding quantities of salt.

soaloalekeng   adj. ignorant.

soallap   adj. crude, in manners or action.

soahlpen sampah   Biblical. n. salt of the earth.

soamoar uh pohn sawi   adj.

6/29/2016 9:45:16 AM From: DS To: KR. to be define later

soan   adj. aligned, arranged, settled, ordered.

soahn   vi. to be wounded.

soanamamah   vi. to await something calmly.

soanamas   vi. to relax before an activity; to await battle, of an army or any group prepared to fight.

soanamwahu   adj. well-arranged; comfortable; peaceful. Dipwisou kau me soanamwahu nan pereho. The supplies are well arranged in the room. I me soanamwahu rahn wet. I feel comfortable today. Wehi me soanamwahu rahn pwukat. The chiefdom is peaceful nowadays.

soane   n3s. homeland, the place one considers home; order, disposition; proper place.

soanemek   adv. peaceful, tranquil. Sahpwo me soanemek. The land is peaceful.

soanemweidek   1. n. period of peace, tranquility, and prosperity. 2. vi. to experience such a period of time. 1. Kumwail pahn ahneki soanemweidek. You will have a period of peace. 2. Kitail soanemweidek pwe solahr atail pwunod oh ire kamwasepwehk. We are experiencing a period of tranquility because we have no more worries and fearsome events.

soanop   n. ball of sennit.

soansuwed   adj. uncomfortable, not fitting well; inappropriate.

soansuwed en liseian   n. morning sickness (resulting from pregnancy).

soandi   vi. to be settled. Soahng koaros soandier. Everything had been settled.

soahng   n. kind, sort, type. Ehu soahng! That's different!

11/26/2010 6:50:00 PM From: KR To: KR. %ehu soahng| another kind, different kind, unusual kind. Add this as a phrase and give it a better gloss.

7/28/2017 8:44:27 AM From: KR To: KR. Give the sample S a different gloss.

soangada, also manda.   n. next day.

soangesoangen   adj. a collection of different things, variety.

sohangiangi, also soangiangi.   adj. weak, having no strength.

soangiangi   adj. see sohangiangi.

Soahngoro, also Sahngoro.   1. n. title of the Nahnmwarki of U. 2. vi. to hold this title.

soangoar   adj. desirous.

soangoare   vt. to want to eat a lot of something.

soahr   n. (3sg. soare) inner quality, of a person; positive public image.

soaramwahu   adj. having a positive or favorable image.

soaradak   n. illegitimate son of a Nahnmwarki.

soahrong   n. ridgepole of a building.

soaroaloak   n. a beam placed in the ground between the center post (apwin₁) and the right platform post (uhrenloak) at the entrance to a feasthouse.

soarsuwed   1. adj. disgraceful. 2. n. disgrace. 2. E kihengkitail soaruwed. It brought us disgrace.

su   1. vi. of two marbles, to be separated by the distance of an outstretched hand (from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger) in the Japanese marble game anaire. 2. num. cl. used to count handspans in the Japanese marble game anaire. [Jap. ?]

12/26/2014 3:33:21 PM From: KR To: KR. Check with Hiroshi. Kimi doesn't know.

suika, also sihka.   n. watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris. [Jap. suika]

suk   vt. to pound. suk sakau pound kava.

sukusuk   vi. to pound kava.   n. the preparation of kava.

suke   n. sugar. [Eng.]

sukehn loangalap   n. honey. Sukehn loangalap ioun selie pankeik. Honey is tasty with pancakes. [suke <Eng.]

sukehn loangalap en nanwel   n. wild honey. [suke <Eng.]

sukiaki   n. sukiyaki. [Jap. sukiyaki]

sukuhl   1. vi. to attend school₁. 2. n. school₁. [Eng.] sukuhlih, vt.

sukuhlih   vt. to teach. [sukuhl <Eng.] sukuhl, vi.

sukumei   1. vi. to masturbate. 2. n. masturbation.

sukuhna   n. schooner. [Eng.]

sukuras   vi. to scratch, in pool. [Jap. sukuracchi < Eng.]

sukurihn, also sukrihn.   n. screen. [Eng.]

sukuru   n. screw. [Eng.]

sukuruhdi   vi. to stay up and party all night, literally 'to screw down'. [sukuru <Eng. screw]

sukusuk   1. vi. to pound kava. 2. n. the preparation of kava.

11/26/2010 6:50:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Make this a subentry under suk.

sukuwehia   n. square, the carpenter's tool. Kitail anahne sukuwehia. We need a carpenter's square. [Eng.]

sukrihn, also sukurihn.   n. screen. [Eng.]

suksakau   vi. to pound kava.

Sulai   n. July. [Eng.] cf. [meing] Daulel .

sumoakodod   adj. said of one who is a chain smoker.

suhmwong   vi. to order. [Jap. chūmon] suhmwongih, vt.

suhmwongih   vt. see suhmwong.

sumwoak   vi. to smoke. [Eng.] sumwoake, vt.

sumwoake   vt. [sumwoak <Eng.] see sumwoak.

sumwumw   n. trochus shell, Trochus niloticus, eaten, partially protected in reserve areas.

Suhn   n. June. [Eng.] cf. [meing] Masedu.

sunname   n. surname. [Ger. Zuname]

sungkiresek   1. vi. to masturbate. 2. n. masturbation.

sup, also sop₁.   vi. to stop by, to stop in on, to visit.

supai, also sipai.   1. vi. to spy; to describe in detail; to do a play or theatrical representation. 2. n. spy, secret agent; skit, a theatrical sketch. supaih, vt.

supaih, also sipaih.   vt. to spy on; to tell a story while acting it out. [supai <Eng. spy] supai, vi.

supiran   vi. to sing soprano. [Eng.]

supuk, also sopuk.   vt. to intercept, to interrupt.

suhpw   n. soup. [Eng.]

suhpwih   vt. to make soup of. [suhpw <Eng.]

suhpwin Kusai   n. Kosraean soup. Piahiahn uduken mwahmw doaloa rais pilen, ih me wiahda suhpwin kusai. Coconut milk mixed with fish and soupy rice constitutes Kosraean soup.

supwo   n. a Japanese unit of measurement of area, approximately 36 square feet. [Jap. tsubo]

suhpwu   n. innertube. [Jap. chūbu < Eng. tube]

12/27/2014 4:53:10 PM From: KR To: KR. Spell with ch or ts?

supwuhn   1. n. spoon. 2. vi. to eat with a spoon. [Eng.] supwuhnih, vt.

supwuhnih   vt. [supwuhn <Eng.] see supwuhn.

suhr   vi. to sink in mud; to wade in mud.

suhre   n. fish sp., great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda.

suripak   vi. to jitterbug. [Eng.]

susi   n. sushi. [Jap. sushi]

suhsuhda   1. meing. vi. to vomit. 2. meing. n. (3sg. suhsuhdahr) vomit. cf. mmwus.

Sud   Biblical. n. Jude, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).

suhdakerahn   n. twenty-eighth day of the month in the traditional calendar.

suhdo   vt. to use judo on; to throw or toss someone. [Jap. jūdō]

sut   n. suit, in cards. [Eng.]

suht   1. n. shoes. 2. vi. to wear shoes. [Eng.] suhtih, vt. cf. [meing] mwoaltehmwahu.

suhtih   vt. to wear shoes. [suht <Eng.] suht, vi. cf. [meing] mwoaltehmwahuwih.

suwaimwot   1. meing. vi. to whistle. 2. meing. n. whistle. cf. kuwai.

suwain   n. crocheted lace, attached to the bottom of a woman's slip for decoration. [Eng. twine ?]

suwanawan   slang. adj. extremely attractive, excellent.

suwangke, also swangke.   n. limeade, lemonade, sugar water. [Eng. swanky, : with the archaic meaning of beer or other poor or weak liquor]

7/9/2016 7:51:38 AM From: KR To: JB. Why is the program inserting a colon after the comma. It doesn't do this in the entry for swangke.

suwei   adj. boastful.

suwepwel   n. brimstone.

6/29/2016 10:43:25 AM From: DS To: KR. I don't know this term but it is Cantero's work.

suwed   1. adj. bad. 2. n. (3sg. suwedih) badness, disdain.

suwediki   vt. to disdain; to hate; to dislike.

skahdo   1. n. skirt. 2. vi. to wear a skirt. [Jap. sukāto < Eng.]

skengk   vi. to skunk someone, to take all the tricks in a card game. [Eng.]

skohso   n. airport, airfield. [Jap. hikōjō]

skuhder   n. scooter, motor scooter, motorcycle. [Eng.]

skrudraipa   n. screwdriver. [Jap. sukuryūdoraibā < Eng.]

spahk, also sipahk.   n. spark plug. [Eng. spark]

speis   1. n. a video game. 2. vi. to play a video game. 1. I men pwainda nei speis. I want to buy a video game. 2. Kumwa men speis? Do you want to play a video game? [Eng. space]

spekedi   n. spaghetti. [Eng.]

speht   n. spade, in cards. [Eng.]

spihker   n. speaker of the legislature. [Eng.]

spihdpwoht   n. speedboat. [Eng.]

sdampwoht   n. the center piece of wood used to create the bow₂ of boat.

sdadi   vi. to study. [Eng. study]

sdahdo   1. vi. to start. 2. n. starting line. [Jap. sutaato < Eng. start]

sdeik, also sidaik.   n. steak. [Eng.]

sdop   vi. to stop. [Eng.]

sdohwa, also sidohwa.   n. store, shop. [Eng.]

sto   slang. neg. a shortened from of sohte.

swangke, also suwangke.   n. limeade, lemonade, sugar water. [Eng. swanky, with the archaic meaning of beer or other poor or weak liquor]

swihp   1. n. a card game, casino. 2. vi. to play this game. [Eng. sweep]

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