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da   interr. what. Pwuhk da? What book?

-da   verb. suff. upward; used with adjectives with an inchoative meaning; with verbs of cooking, detaching, wearing, and acquisition it signals the action has been carried through to its logical conclusion; with verbs of perception or thinking it indicates the thing being perceived or thought of has suddenly come into one's consciousness; with some verbs naming bodily activities it is used to indicate that an action was performed accidentally. dou climb, douda climb upward; katik bitter, katikada get bitter; kukih cook (it), kukihda cook (it) up; taman remember, tamanda suddenly remember; kang eat, kangada accidentally eat.

dadimai   1. vi. neut. to finish roofing a house, accompanied by a feast. 2. n. the name of the feast. [Jap. tatemae]

daduwe, also dahduwe.   interr. how, in what manner, possibly from dahkot duwe.

dah   1. interr. what. 2. sent. adv. yes? 1. Kowe me wahdo apeho? Dah? Are you the one who brought that thing? What?

4/30/2018 9:40:31 AM From: KR To: DS. Please provide an example S for the second meaning listed here.

dahda   archaic. n. omen, warning.

dahduwe   interr. see daduwe.

dahk   n. fish sp., a kind of needle fish.

11/27/2010 6:27:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Belonidae (needle fishes). Strongylura sp. Normally found in lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef. Src is PCRI. Clean up gloss.

dahkei   interr. what things?, plural. Dahkei mwo? What are those?

dahkihla   vt. to watch intently. dahla, vi.

dahkot   interr. what thing?, singular. Dahkot men? What is that?

dahl   n. coconut cup, dish, plate.

dahl sarawi   n. chalice, employed in the Catholic mass.

dahla   vi. to watch intently; to be spellbound, to be stupified. dahkihla, vt.

dahlimw   vi. neut. to mop, to sponge off, to wipe; to take a sponge bath. dahlimwih, dahlimwe, vt. cf. [meing] ahlimw.

10/31/2017 6:37:48 PM From: KR To: KR. Define ahlimw the same way.

dahlimwe, also dahlimwih.   vt. to mop, to sponge off, to wipe off; to give a baby a sponge bath. dahlimw, vi. cf. [meing] ahlimwe, ahlimwih.

dahlimwih   vt. see dahlimwe.

dahm   n. (3sg. deme) outrigger of a canoe.

dahme   1. interr. what. 2. interr. used in combination with the suffix -ki to mean why. 1. Dahme ke wia aio? What did you do yesterday? 2. Dahme ke kohkihdo? Why did you come here?

dahmwar   1. meing. vi. to give a title. 2. meing. n. the conveience of a title. cf. pwekimwar.

dahng   n. (3sg. denge) thigh. cf. [meing] kepehiso.

dahnge   interr. what, implying enumeration. Dahnge me ke pahn wahdo? What are you going to bring?

dahpw, also depw.   n. tub. [Eng.]

dahpwohlin   n. tarpaulin. [Eng.]

dahr   1. vi. to roll; of fish, to school₁ during spawning season. 2. adj. quick, in motion.

dahrkipene   archaic. vt. to bring together, to assemble. E dahrkipene aramas ekei. He assembled some people.

10/17/2015 10:08:23 AM From: KR To: KR. Compare definitions of main and subentry.

dahu   1. n. channel, canal, a passage in a reef. 2. polite. n. (3sg. dewe) anus, vagina.

dahu en kent, also dewen kent.   n. urethra.

dahu en seri, also dewen seri.   n. vagina.

daia   n. tire. [Eng.]

daiasu   n. ship, usually one made of steel. [Jap. ?]

daid   vi. to be distressed, uneasy, anxious, to be uptight. [Eng. tight]

daidowa   n. war, particularly the second world war; dispute; very old. [Jap. daitōa]

daiker   n. tiger. [Eng.]

daikong   n. radish. [Jap. daikon]

daiksang, also deiksang.   n. carpenter, carpentry. [Jap. daikusan]

daiksangih   vt. to build, of a carpenter. [daiksang <Jap.]

dail   1. n. tile. 2. vi. to lay tile. [Eng.] dailih, vt.

dailih   vt. [dail <Eng.] see dail.

dainamaid   1. n. dynamite. 2. vi. to dynamite. [Eng.] dainamaidih, vt.

dainamaidih   vt. to dynamite something. [dainamaid <Eng.] dainamaid, vi.

daip   1. n. typewriter. 2. vi. neut. to type₂. [Eng.] daipih, vt.

daipih   vt. [daip <Eng.] see daip.

daipraida   n. typewriter. [Jap. taipuraitā < Eng.]

dairuk, also pairuk₁.   1. vi. to bend forward from the waist; to walk in a stooped position; to bow₁. 2. n. a bending position.

daiwang   n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten raw; considered to be the best banana for pihlohlo; used in making medicines.

dak, also dakada.   vi. to rise, of the sun and the moon; to shine, to light₁ up, to illuminate; to appear on the surface of water. daker, vt.

dakada, also dak.     vi. to rise; to shine; to illuminate. Ketipino dakadahr. The sun is already shining.

daka, also dakadopi.   vi. to high jump. [Jap. taka]

dakada, also dak.   vi. to rise; to shine; to illuminate. Ketipino dakadahr. The sun is already shining.

dakadak   meing. vi. to drink. cf. nim.

dakadak dipenihd   n. feast given separately to the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken as sennit is prepared.

dakadakiso, also dakeiso.   meing. n. a stone placed in front of an entrance to a house, used to wipe one's feet on.

dakadopi, also daka.   1. vi. to high jump. 2. n. high jump. [Jap. takatobi]

dakapahr   1. meing. n3s. cane, crutch, staff, walking stick. 2. meing. vi. to walk with a cane, crutch, etc. cf. sokon.

dakapwar, also dak.   vi. to appear on the surface, as when a school of fish surfaces.

dakasingai, also sumwumw.   n. trochus shell, Trochus niloticus maximus, eaten, partially protected in reserve areas. [Jap. takasegai]

dake₁   vt. to ride in or on a vehicle.

dake₃   n. step, of a ladder or stairs, rank.

dakeh   meing. vt. to drink. cf. nim.

dakehla   vi. to be the best, to be first in a performance or competition. Serio dakehla arail deso. That child had the best performance on their exam.

10/31/2017 6:33:09 PM From: KR To: KR. Make this a subentry under dake.

dakehnloak   n. a post located at the left side of the olopwoud in a feasthouse.

4/19/2015 11:57:00 AM From: KR To: KR. Modify this definition. Thiis is the counterpart to uhrenloak.

dakeiso, also dakadakiso.   meing. n. a stone placed in front of an entrance to a house, used to wipe one's feet on.

dakepe   n3s. vehicle. Sohte dakepe. He has no vehicle.

daker   vt. to shine on or in, to light₁ up, to illuminate. Lingen ketipino daker nan meseiet. The sun's rays are shining on my face. dak, vi.

dakihd   meing. vi. to make sennit (rope made of coconut fiber). cf. koalepwel.

dakisis, also daksis.   n. tax. [Eng.]

dako   n. kite. [Jap. tako]

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

Dakohda Paliepeng, also Nohd Dakohda.   n. North Dakota. [Eng.]

dakpwoalleng   1. meing. n. embrace, hug. 2. meing. vi. to embrace, to hug each other. 1. Dakpwoalleng kasalehda limpoak. The act of embracing shows affection. 2. Ira dakpwoalleng. They are embracing each other. dakpwoallenge, vt. cf. pwoaloapwoal.

dakpwoallenge   meing. vt. to embrace, to hug. Mwohnsapw dakpwoallenge Likend. Mwohnsapw embraced Likend. cf. pwoalehdi.

daks, also daksis.   n. tax. [Eng.]

daksi   n. taxi; slang for prostitute. [Eng.]

daksis, also dakisis.   n. tax. [Eng.]

dakuwang   n. pickled radish. [Jap. takuwan]

daldod   adj. said of one who drinks kava out of turn, one cup after another.

Daliaram   n. January. Daliaram iei sounpwong en Senweri. Daliaram is the month of January. cf. Senweri.

daliere   n. fish sp., a kind of frog fish.

dalloal   adj. capable of taking a deep drink of kava.

dalok   n. food made from the meat of a sprouting coconut.

dama   n. lightbulb, bullet, pool ball . [Jap. tama]

damango   n. egg; zero, as a score. [Jap. tamago]

damasang   archaic. vi. to sever one's ties, to disassociate. I damasang sawi. I am disassociating from my clansmen.

damaski   1. n. the game of pool₂. 2. vi. to play pool₂. [Jap. tamatuki]

damehng   archaic. vt. to support someone.

4/19/2015 12:10:14 PM From: KR To: KR. Note also damasang. What is root? to surrender support Damasang sawit, damehng aht mwahu. Give up our clan to support our inlaws.

dameni   vi. to call interference in the marble game anaire. [Jap. ?]

dampangkot   archaic. vi. a command to wipe the hibiscus bast well because of debris in the kava cup.

dampido   n. first night of the month in the traditional calendar, the night of the new moon in the lunar cycle. Dampido iei keiieu en pwohng en ehu sounpwong. Dampido is the first night of the month.

3/13/2018 10:12:38 AM From: KR To: DS. Should we spell first as keieu or keiieu?

dampwo   n. rice paddy. [Jap. tanbo]

dampwulo   n. of a ship, the hold or the area below decks. [Eng. down below]

damtrak, also doamtrak.   n. dump truck. [Eng.]

damwer   vt. to caress, to rub, to pat affectionately; to pat the back end of a canoe on the outrigger side, a ceremonial action done after the construction of the canoe is completed and before it is launched to insure it will be a good canoe as part of the worship of Nahnolosomw. demwidemw, vi.

damwir   archaic. n. outrigger side of a canoe.

dana   n. shelf. [Jap. tana]

dane   n. seedling; small garden. [Jap. tane]

Danepei, also Denipei.   n. a piece of land on Sokehs Island where the hostilities of July 1887 between the Spaniards and Pohnpeians first broke out.

9/6/2016 10:37:52 AM From: KR To: KR. Wording.

dangadangan   n. lead tree, Leucaena leucocephala.

dangahnga   adj. lazy, to a great degree; lethargic.

dangapaur   adj. lazy to an extreme degree, wishing only to eat, sleep, and defecate.

dangaudek   adj. sluggish, lazy.

dangepel   adj. lame, crippled.

dangerei   adj. long-legged.

dangihr   slang. vt. to beat someone.

dangk, also dangku.   n. military tank. [Eng.]

dangkaido   n. searchlight. [Jap. ?]

10/17/2015 10:02:44 AM From: KR To: KR. Note that gaitoo is a street light in Japanese.

dangker   n. tanker, as an oil tanker. [Eng.]

dangku, also dangk.   n. military tank. [Jap. tanku < Eng.]

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

dap   1. vi. to have the foreskin of the penis retracted. 2. adj. retracted foreskin.

dap-   vi. to be pulled apart, to be pulled off. Koakono dampeseng. That box was pulled apart. dapeng, vt.

dapadap   vi. to catch, as a ball; to play catch; to play jacks; to juggle. daper, vt.

dapeng   vt. to pull apart, to pull off. dap-, vi.

dapenwehr   n. Tupperware product, generic for any plastic container like Tupperware. [Eng.]

daper   vt. to catch, as a ball. dapadap, vi.

daperedi   vt. to catch on, to learn; to tune in, as a radio station.

dapi   1. n. tabi shoes. 2. vi. to wear tabi shoes. [Jap. tabi]

dapiohka, also kehp tuhke, menioak.   n. tapioca, cassava, manioc; Manihot esculanta, primarily used as food and to make starch. [Eng.]

dapohnkehp, also dapuhnkehp.   vi. to pinch off the newly sprouted vines from a yam to delay the growth of new vines from a plant that has been left in the ground for a second year.

dapuhnkehp   vi. see dapohnkehp.

dapwahiso   n. platform of a canoe.

dapwan, also depwen.   adj. unhindered or unburdened by children or things.

dapwehiak   meing. n. to be in a state of mourning.

dapwehieke   meing. vt. to mourn for.

dapwindi   meing. vt. to catch up with; to be on time for an event. Mwohnsapw dapwindi pwihn me tiengo. Mwohnsapw caught up with the group that started earlier. cf. koanoahdi.

dar₁   vt. to strike, of a fish. der, vi.

dar₂   vt. to pick leaves or flowers. dender, vi.

darai   n. washtub, basin. [Jap. tarai]

darak   meing. n. the fourth day of a funeral, when attempts are made to cheer up the immediate family by dancing, joking, and other cheerful activities.

darar   n. (3sg. darere. derere) dried matter, crust on skin, as dried food on the face.

dararan   adj. crusty.

dariek   vi. to move in a group.

darir, also kokuniei.   n. the seventh day of the holy week in the Pohnpeian calendar.

10/31/2017 7:08:56 PM From: KR To: KR. Robert thinks it should be derir.

darki   vt. to command.

dahrkipene   vt. to bring together, to assemble. E dahrkipene aramas ekei. He assembled some people.

darop   n. fish sp., yellow eyed surgeonfish, also called mwomwtoantoal; fish sp., resembling a snapper (medi), but larger.

darpwong   1. n. menstruation. 2. vi. to menstruate.

darude   adj. suitable, appropriate, fitting.

dau   adj. overtired, as of a muscle.

dauk, also iuhsin.   n. a yam cultivar.

Dauk   n. the third ranking title in the Nahnmwarki line.

Daukatau   n. one of the principal Pohnpeian dieties identified by some as Luhk Nahnsapwe, the thunder god, said to be the father of Isokelekel.

Daukir   n. the Sounkawad warrior who injured Isokelekel in a battle.

daul   n. towel. [Eng.]

daulangih   meing. vt. to take care of, to rear₁ a child; to protect. Soukisehnleng daulangih sapwellimahr serio. Soukisehnleng took care of his child. cf. apwalih.

10/30/2017 11:05:23 PM From: KR To: KR. Define like apwalih, but omit the agricultural terms.

daulap   n. main channel.

Daulel   archaic. n. July. Daulel iei sounpwong en Sulai. Daulel is the month of July. cf. Sulai.

10/30/2017 11:13:03 PM From: KR To: KR. All these terms are archaic. Define as such and note not real really the same as English terms.

daulen awai   n. beach towel with a Hawaiian design.

daulih   vt. to pass by, to go beyond; after, with reference to telling time. douluhl, vi.

dauloal, also dauloang.   meing. vi. to choke on something. cf. piniwer.

dauloang, also dauloal.   meing. vi. to choke on food. cf. piniwer.

daunkainen, also dewen kainen.   n. anus.

daunmwenge, also dewen esingek.   n. esophagus.

10/30/2017 11:18:42 PM From: KR To: KR. Compare this to other words for esophagus, windpipe, or trachea. These entrries all need to be corrected.

daur₁   vt. to weave a net. dou₁, vi.

daur₂   vt. to climb. He daur amwa inowo. He follows your promise. dou₂, vi. cf. [meing] paleke.

dauredi   vt. to collect, as in the process of climbing to gather fruits or nuts. I dauredi kenetail mahi. I collected breadfruit for our consumption.

daur₃   vt. to follow, as in following laws or regulations. E daur amwa inowo. He followed your agreement.

dauredi   vt. to collect, as in the process of climbing to gather fruits or nuts. I dauredi kenetail mahi. I collected breadfruit for our consumption.

daureleng   n. vine sp., used medicinally.

daurlih   vi. to give a farewell feast.

daurlik, also kadaurlik.   meing. n. a farewell feast. cf. kamadipw en kemwurumwur.

Dausokole   n. the broad channel to the east of Kolonia.

dauwaiso   meing. n. anus. cf. pwoaren kahwe.

dauwas   meing. n. (3sg. douwese, douwasahr) mouth. cf. ahu.

10/7/2017 11:26:26 AM From: KR To: DS. What about nandeuwas. Should it be nandauwas. Also note that we have dawaspeseng. We need to be conisisten in our spellings.

2/13/2018 5:10:28 PM From: DS To: KR. It should be nan dauwas and also the Saudeleur court at Nanmadol is called nan duwas. Please note that the spelling use here are extrated from Masao 's book that Paul Erlich translated.

2/16/2018 2:11:11 PM From: KR To: DS. Note that we have dawaspeseng. We need to be conisisten in our spellings.

dauwaspeseng   meing. vi. to open one's mouth. cf. sarapeseng.

dawado   meing. vi. to rinse one's mouth, to gargle. cf. mwukumwuk.

dawang   n. underarm odor.

dawasi   n. Japanese brush. [Jap. tawashi]

Dawen Neu, also Dewen Neu.   n. a stream that forms the southern boundary of Mesenieng in Nett.

dawih   vt. to inspect, examine, check; to review, to edit. dou₃, vi.

de₁   conj. or. Ke pahn doadoahk de ke pahn meir? Are you going to work or are you going to sleep?

de₂   conj. adv. lest, when used in combination with pwe₁. Kanaieng pwe ke de pwupwidi. Be careful lest you fall.

dedal   n. thimble.

dedeila   meing. adj. healthy. cf. kehlail, mourmwahu.

9/28/2017 7:37:46 AM From: DS To: KR. The word dedeila and its cf kehlail share the meaning of 'healthy'.

dedekdihp   n. detective. [Eng.]

dedell   vi. to slide or glide noiselessly and smoothly.

deh, also dehr.   neg. not, used to negate commands. Ke deh alu mwohn aramas. Don't walk in front of people.

Deh   n. an earlier name for the Roie section (kousapw) in Sokehs.

dehde   adj. clear, evident, obvious; well-known.

dehk   vt. to sew; to dig; to root₁, as a pig. deidei, vi.

1/2/2015 10:24:12 AM From: KR To: KR. Make definition parallel to deidei.

dehkek   adj. loyal.

dehm   vt. to feel around for when unable to see an object, to grope around for, to probe for. I dehm masiso nanroto. I felt around for the matches in the dark.

dehpa   neg. not ever, used to negate commands. Menlau ke dehpa kohkohla. Please don't ever go there.

Dehpehk   n. a section (kousapw) in U.

Dehpehk Pah   n. a section (kousapw) in U.

Dehpehk Powe   n. a section (kousapw) in U.

dehr, also deh.   neg. not, used to negate commands. Ke dehr alu mwohn aramas. Don't walk in front of people.

dehu   n. (3sg. dewe) rank or station; sitting area or location; place for a sexual liaison.

dehwi   1. slang. adv. definitely. 2. interj. Right on! 1. I pwang dehwi. I am definitely tired.

dei   adj. far, far along, unsurpassed.

deiad   1. vi. neut. to embroider. 2. n. embroidery. deiadih, vt.

deiade, also deiadih.   vt. to embroider something.

deiadih   vt. see deiade.

deiahwe, also maud.   n. fish sp., sevenbanded grouper, Epinephelus septembasciatus.

deidei   1. vi. neut. to sew, to stitch; to dig; to root₁, as a pig. 2. n. stitch; needlework. dehk, vt.

deideikohp   Biblical. n. proclamation of known prophesies.

10/31/2017 7:18:52 PM From: KR To: KR. Ask Dave re meaning.

deidein pwulak sou   n. unity or solidarity among clansmen.

deied   1. vi. to eat breakfast. 2. n. breakfast. 1. Se deiedier. We already ate breakfast. 2. Mie amwail deied? Do you have food for breakfast? cf. [meing] kemenseng₁, kapwarsou.

deikapwur   1. n. a type of embroidery. 2. vi. to do this type of embroidery.

deikaud   1. n. a plate of food, intended as a contribution to a party; a party in which such plates of food are used; a doggy bag; the leftovers to be taken home at the end of a meal, a takeout meal. 2. vi. to takeout, of food. 1. Kita nek pwainda kanata deikoud. We will buy take outs for us. [Eng.]

deikenepeng   n. fish sp., castor-oil fish, Ruvettus pretiosus.

deikilelenwad   1. n. a type of embroidery, using x-stitches. 2. vi. to do this type of embroidery.

deikoaroahi   n. a variety of wet land taro (mwahng₂).

deiksang, also daiksang.   n. carpenter, carpentry. [Jap. daikusan]

deimenuh, also menindeiuh.   1. n. director of a feast. 2. vi. to serve as director of a feast.

deingihng   1. meing. vi. to look out of the corner of one's eye, to glance, to look askance. 2. adj. shifty-eyed. deingihnge, deingihngih, vt. cf. ikinteng.

deingihnge , also deingihngih.   meing. vt. to look out of the corner of one's eye at, to glance at, to look askance at. Nahnpwutak deingihnge liho. Nahnpwutak looked out of the corner of his eye at that lady. deingihng, vi. cf. ikintenge.

deingihngih   vt. see deingihnge.

deip   1. n. tape, as a video tape, duct tape, etc.; tape recorder. 2. vi. to tape together; to record with a tape recorder. [Eng.] deipih, vt.

deipih   vt. to record something with a tape recorder; to tape together, as with duct tape. [deip <Eng.] deip, vi.

deipin   1. vi. neut. to patch or to be patched. 2. n. a patch. 1. Likoulio pahn deipin. The dress will be patched. 2. Deipino sohte sansal wasa doh. The patch is not visible at a distance. deipina, vt.

deipina   vt. to patch, to repair a leak. E deipina rausis me teio. She patched the torn pants. Ohlo deipina wahr pateho. The man repaired the leaky canoe. deipin, vi.

deipruhl   n. tape measure. [Eng. tape rule]

deipw   n. pandanus sp., Pandanus pulposus, used for making baskets, hats, and sails, the fruit of which is edible.

5/20/2015 4:42:28 PM From: KR To: KR. Is this an alternate name for kipar, or are these different sp. B 292 lists them as alternates.

deipwek   vi. to concentrate on moving forward. Deipwekla mwowe. Concentrate on moving onward.

deipwel   vi. to move earth, as in the preparation of a house foundation.

deipwukuro, also depwukuro.   1. n. glove. 2. vi. to wear gloves. [Jap. tebukuro]

deisakau   vi. to direct a kava ceremony.

deitimw   vi. neut. to put a ring₁ in an animal's nose. deitimwih, vt.

deitimwih   vt. see deitimw.

dek₁   n. bank of a taro patch.

dek₂   n. deck, of a ship. [Eng.]

deke   n. coral or reef island; islet; atoll.

dekehnering   meing. n. (3sg. dekehneringi) eyebrow. cf. padi.

dekilahr   n. fish spp., billfish; sailfish, marlin, Isitiophoridae spp., swordfish, Xiphiidae gladius, Indo-Pacific blue marlin, Makaira mazara, possibly the same species as the Atlantic blue marlin, Makaira nigricans.

10/31/2017 7:31:01 PM From: KR To: KR. ET lists dekilahr sike and tehlap powe. Are these alternate forms? DS doesn't know.

dekking   n. concrete reinforcing bar. [Jap. tekkin]

Deksas, also Teksas.   n. Texas. [Eng.]

del   vi. to move in great numbers, to swarm.

delahrik   n. plant sp., Ludwigia hyssopifolia.

Delawehr   n. Delaware. [Eng.]

delen sakau   n. empty half of coconut shell; a cup made from a coconut shell that is used for serving kava. cf. [meing] kohwaileng.

delepwohn   n. telephone. [Eng.]

delepwohnla   vi. to telephone. I pahn delepwohnla rehn lahpo. I'll telephone that guy.

Deleur   n. name of a kousapw or section in Madolenihmw, once the name of the entire island of Pohnpei.

deleurek   n. bush sp., Jussiaea erecta or Jussiaea linifolia.

delin pahle   n. the offspring of sisters who live in the same community.

delingek, also elingek.   vi. neut. to carry something involving repeated trips, as numerous bags of copra.

demma   n. small boat, usually one carried aboard a ship. [Jap. ?]

demokrasi   n. democracy. [Eng. ]

dempwa   interj. I warned you.; See! I told you so!

dempwo-   vi. to send a radio transmission or telegram. I pahn dempwohla rehn lahpo. I'll send a telegram to that guy. [Jap. denpō]

dempwo₁   n. dragonfly. [Jap. tonbo]

11/27/2010 6:27:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Alternate English names?

dempwo₂   n. radio transmission, telegram. [Jap. denpō]

dempwo-   vi. to send a radio transmission or telegram. I pahn dempwohla rehn lahpo. I'll send a telegram to that guy.

dempwura   n. any food rolled in a batter and fried. [Jap. tenpura]

demwidemw   vi. neut. to caress, to rub, to pat affectionately; to pat the back end of a canoe on the outrigger side, a ceremonial action done after the construction of the canoe is completed and before it is launched to insure it will be a good canoe as part of the worship of Nahnolosomw. damwer, vt.

demwil   adj. loose, slack; ineffective. Pirapiro demwil. The knot is loose. Winio demwil. The medicine is ineffective.

demwilimwil   adj. smooth, sleek.

demwodo   1. vi. to be a construction assistant. 2. n. a construction assistant. 1. Ke demwodo? Are you a construction assistant? 2. Sohn me demwodo men. John is a construction assistant. [Jap. ? temoto]

dendenmwosi   n. giant African snail Achatina fulica. [Jap. dendenmushi]

dender   vi. neut. to pick, as leaves or flowers. dar₂, vt.

dene   1. vt. to say, to report. 2. sent. adv. it is said that, used to introduce reported speech. 2. Dene Kepina pahn kohdo lakapw. It is said that the Governor will come tomorrow.

Denesih   n. Tennessee. [Eng.]

deng₁   adj. taut; stiff; tensed up, as of a muscle.

deng₂   n. grade; score. [Jap. ten]

deng₃   n. name of one of the holes in the marble game anaire. [Jap. ?]

dengideng   adj. stiff; straight; also used to describe eyes with an epicanthic fold.

dengk   n. tank, for containing liquids. [Eng.]

dengken kahs   n. gasoline tank. [dengk <Eng. dengk : tank< Eng. kahs : gas]

dengki   n. electricity, electric light₁, flashlight. [Jap. denki]

dengng, also dingng.   vi. to ring₂, of one's ears; to whistle through the air, as a bullet.

dengoh   n. bug, possibly a sand flea.

dengwa   n. telephone. [Jap. denwa]

Denipei, also Danepei.   n. a piece of land on Sokehs Island where the hostilities of July 1887 between the Spaniards and Pohnpeians first broke out.

densi   n. battery. [Jap. denchi]

densinpasura   n. telephone pole. [Jap. denshinbashira]

denso   n. ceiling. [Jap. tenjō]

dep   num. ten million.

depala   vi. to be too much, excessive, more than enough. E depala. It's too much.

depe   interr. how many; how much. Aramas depe ke tuhweng? How many people did you meet?

Depe   n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.

depehne   interr. an interrogative noun meaning what relationship to (him, her, or it), used for family, body parts, and places. Depehnen imwen Souliko? Where is it in relation to Soulik's house? Dehpenei? Where is it in relation to me?

11/27/2010 6:27:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Clarify part of speech; see grammar.

depekipek   adj. daring; forward, bold; disdainful.

depelek   adj. tomboyish.

deppang   n. large sheet of iron used as a concrete trough. [Jap. teppan]

depw, also dahpw.   n. tub. [Eng.]

depwala   slang. vi. to drown.

depwe   slang. vt. to bathe, to wash, to push someone under water. depwedepw, vi.

depwedepw   slang. vi. neut. to wash; to bathe. depwe, vt.

10/31/2017 9:28:05 PM From: KR To: KR. Write the transitive so that it's parallel.

depweikihla   vt. to confront an unexpected turnout. Re depweikihla liho ah umwkiniraildaho. They confronted an unexpected turnout when the woman honored them with a traditional feast.

depweila   1. vi. to do something by chance; to commit a faux pas. 2. n. a chance occurrence.

depwek   n. cloud.

depwekenleng   1. meing. n. a greeting in absentia by the Nahnmwarki. 2. meing. vi. to send a greeting. depwekenlenge, vt.

depwekenlenge   meing. vt. to send a greeting. depwekenleng, vi.

depwekinieng   1. meing. vi. to greet. 2. n. greeting. cf. rahnmwahu.

10/31/2017 10:13:17 PM From: KR To: KR. Shoud we try and differentiate sp for greeting and good day? Example; rahn mwahu meaning good day and rahnmwahu meaning greetings, regards, well wish,.etc.

depwekinienge   meing. vt. to greet, to send a greeting.

depwen, also dapwan.   adj. unhindered or unburdened by children or things.

depwidepw   vi. to be rekindled, to be stoked, of a fire.

depwukuro, also deipwukuro.   1. n. glove. 2. vi. to wear gloves. [Jap. tebukuro]

der   vi. to strike, of a fish. dar₁, vt.

dereht   n. thread. [Eng.]

derekdori   n. telephone directory. [Eng.]

dereklap   1. meing. n. diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin. 2. meing. vi. to wear a diaper, loincloth, or sanitary napkin. cf. weiwei, weiweiloal.

Derepeiso   n. a legendary bird; Lepen Moar was ordered by the Saudeleur to secure a feather from this bird, a nearly impossible task, as punishment for a transgression of a ritual procedure.

1/17/2015 7:49:04 PM From: DS To: KR. He ate baked bananas from a stalk of banana destine for Nanmadol for Saudeleur. That is a transgression because "E kaluhwanda koanaot". What was in that basket that finally made its way to Saudelour was considered a left over food.

9/7/2016 9:22:51 PM From: KR To: KR. Revise definition.

deriek   1. archaic. n. (3sg. derieke) penis. 2. vi. to place on diaper on someone who is sick or elderly; of a corpse, to block the flow of liquids from the body by tying off the penis or inserting something in the vagina or anus.

deriek en katau   n. the name of the act of suicide committed by Isokelekel when he took his own life.

derihleng   meing. n. pillow for a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken. cf. uluhl.

derinmwoarong   adj. said of one who takes advantage of others when they are distracted.

derir₁   1. meing. vi. to sleep. 2. meing. n. sleep. cf. meir.

derir₂   n. seventh day of the holy week in the traditional calendar; the twenty-seventh day of the month.

4/16/2018 1:22:52 PM From: KR To: KR. Revise; don't star number.

deriuhdang   n. hand grenade. [Jap. teryūdan]

deriwang   vi. to limp₁.

derlang, also derleng.   meing. vi. to reach upwards toward something. Mwohnsapw derlang. Mwohnsapw reached upward. derleng, vt. cf. eng-.

derlangih, also derlenge.   vt. to reach up to or toward something. Mwohnsapw derlangih kiam me langalango. Mwohnsapw reached up toward the hanging basket.

derleng, also derleng.   meing. vi. to reach upward. sohpeidi derleng aramas engada. cf. eng-.

derlenge, also derlangih.   meing. vt. to reach upwards toward something. Sahngoro derlenge koahl ehu pohn pasapaso. Sahngoro reached up for the grass skirt on the platform. derleng, vi. cf. engadahng.

dermadau   adj. good at surviving at sea.

derpwel   meing. vi. to reach downward. Isipahu derpwel pwe mie mehko re mahsanihada nanpwelo. Isipahu reached down because he saw some things on the ground. derpwelih, vt. cf. engedi, doahkidi.

derpweledi   vi. to reach downward.

derpwelih   meing. vt. to reach down for. Mwohnsapw derpwelih likou ieu nanpwelo. His highness reached down for a piece of cloth on the ground. derpwel, vi. cf. engedi, doahkidi.

10/31/2017 9:34:05 PM From: KR To: KR. Deal with all these reach words.

derpwungedi   vi. to be cut, of foliage. derpwungiedi, vt.

derpwungiedi   vt. to cut foliage. derpwungedi, vi.

derwel   adj. good at surviving in the wild.

derwesu   n. a dryland taro (sawa₁) cultivar.

des   1. n. test, examination. 2. vi. to take a test or examination. [Eng.]

Deselonika   Biblical. n. Thessalonians, two books in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament), 1 Deselonika and 2 Deselonika.

deserd   n. dessert. [Eng.]

desk   n. desk. [Eng.]

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

deudeu   vi. to be filled, of a food container or a basket (kiam or kopwou). Ohlo deudeu mwenge. That man is filling a food container with food. deuk, vt.

deuk   vt. to fill a container, as a food basket (a kiam or kopwou). deudeu, vi.

deulimau   n. a yam cultivar.

deunesingek, also dewen esingek.   n. trachea, windpipe.

deunkahs, also dewen kahs.   n. gasoline container. [kahs <Eng. gas]

deunkendip, also dewen kendip.   n. spittoon.

deunpwuhk, also dewen pwuhk.   n. bookshelf, bookcase.

deunsidohsa, also dewen sidohsa.   n. parking lot, carport, garage.

deunwusol   n. scrotum.

deupahleng   n. basket containing consumables for the sohpeidi.

deupik   vi. to gather sand.

deurar   vi. to gather coral.

dewen esingek, also deunesingek.   n. trachea, windpipe.

dewen kahs, also deunkahs.   n. gasoline container. [kahs <Eng. gas]

dewen kainen, also daunkainen.   n. anus.

dewen kendip, also deunkendip.   n. spittoon.

dewen kent, also dahu en kent.   n. urethra.

Dewen Neu, also Dawen Neu.   n. a stream that forms the southern boundary of Mesenieng in Nett.

dewen pwuhk, also deunpwuhk.   n. bookshelf, bookcase.

dewen seri, also dahu en seri.   n. vagina.

dewen sidohsa, also deunsidohsa.   n. parking lot, carport, garage.

dewenmei   n. hole or space between the katengepwel and the katengeleng; a place in a nahs. Dewenmei iei kisin wehwe de pwoahr me mie nanpwungen katengepwel oh katengeleng. Dewenmei is the space or the hole between the katengepwel and the katengeleng.

dewerik   n. a naturally occurring small channel in a mangrove swamp. Wasa mwahuen ouiak nan dewerik. A suitable place to wait for fish is in a small channel in a mangrove swamp.

dewi   adv. immediately. Re lelodohte irail pil tang dewi. They just arrived and then ran away immediately.

-di   verb. suff. downward; used with verbs of confining or securing to indicate the action has been carried through to its logical conclusion. pwupw fall, pwupwidi fall down; salih tie (it), salihdi tie (it) down.

Diadi   n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw, Kitti, and Nett.

diapahd   vt. to kick or shove with the bottom of the foot.

diar   vt. to find. dierek, vi.

diarada   vt. to find out or discover from one or more sources. Ohlo diarada me liho neitiken kiripw. The man discovered that the woman was a single mom.

did   vi. neut. to build a wall. didih, vt.

diden pohnsewen lempahntamw   n. the back wall of the seating area on the main platform of a nahs.

didih   vt. see did.

didihk   vi. to hiss, to squeak.

didimwerek   1. n. phosphorescence; mushroom, a bioluminescent fungus, Filoboletus manipularis or Mycena chlorophos; a fish sp. that is luminous. 2. vi. to sparkle; to be phosphorescent.

die   vt. to poke; to push or pull with a stick or the feet; to stir with an implement. diedihdi, vi.

diedihdi   vi. of fruit, to be picked o pulled down by means of a pole or stick. Mahi pwukat diedihdi pwe sohte me kak dou. These breadfruits were picked from the ground because nobody could climb. diehdi, vt.

diehdi   vt. of fruit, to pull down or pick by means of a pole or stick. I pahn diehdi mahi karakarak ko. I will pull down the low han‌ging breadfruit. diedihdi

Dien   n. a section (kousapw) in U and Kitti.

dierek   vi. to be found out, to be discovered. E dierekda ihs me wahsang koanoat kehpo. It was found out who took the yam for the Nahnmwarki. diar, vt.

dierekda   vi. to be found conclusively, to be discovered conclusively , to be concluded, to be uncovered.

dierek lokaia   adj. to be quick in responding. cf. [meing] lawain derekleng.

dierekda   vi. to be found conclusively, to be discovered conclusively , to be concluded, to be uncovered.

dierenpik   archaic. n. sandbar; tiny object.

dierensapw   archaic. n. small piece of land, tiny island. Irail kilangada dierensapw nan madau. They saw a tiny island in the ocean.

dih₁   n. name of the letter d, the eighteenth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /t/, a voiceless dental stop.

dih₂   n. stick used for spreading stones in an uhmw. cf. [meing] pwouleng.

dih₃   n. generation, age group; litter, of animals; crop. Kiht ehu dih. We are the same age.

dih₄   n. tea. [Eng.]

dihd   n. wall, of a building.

dihdi   1. n3s. breast; baby bottle. 2. vi. to suckle, to nurse. cf. [meing] kodeleng.

10/31/2017 9:59:21 PM From: KR To: KR. Kodeleng only means breast.

dihl₁   n. dried coconut palm frond; torch made of a dried coconut palm frond.

dihl₂   n. nit, the egg of a louse.

dihl₃   vi. neut. to deal cards; to shuffle cards. [Eng.] dihlih, vt.

dihlih   vt. [dihl <Eng.] see dihl₃.

dihn   n. large can₂, as for gasoline. [Eng. tin]

dihng   n. ti plant, Cordyline fruticosa, also Costus speciosus.

dihp   1. n. (3sg. dipe) sin, wrong doing. 2. vi. to sin, to commit adultery.

dihpi   n. tuberculosis, TB. [Eng.]

dihpih   n. television, TV. [Eng.]

dihpw   n. weed, grass.

dihsek   n. (3sg. dihseki) storage area in the front of a feasthouse, where the porch roof extends inside.

dihsel   n. diesel. [Eng.]

dik   vi. to skip across a surface, as a stone skipping across water. dikih, vt.

dikadik   1. slang. n. (3sg. dikedike) deceptive action. 2. adj. perverse, always causing problems and creating difficulties. 1. En pwutoko dikadik kan kapingadahr peneinei. The boy's deceptive action has caused conflict in the family.

dikahk   vi. to cackle, of a hen; used idiomatically to describe women's talk.

dikedik en eni   n. ancient Pohnpeian rituals, of a mystical nature; in a Western religious context, black magic.

dikedik en Sehdan   n. the work of Satan.

dikeimwidi   vi. to fall headfirst.

dikek   1. n. needle; first shoot of a newly planted cutting. 2. vi. to sprout, to send forth the first shoots, said of a cutting.

dikeriker   adj. healthy looking, said of plants.

dikih   vt. to skip towards. dik, vi.

dikou, also dikoudi.   1. vi. to bend forward, of people; to somersault. 2. adj. tilted.

dikouda   vi. to fall with the head bending backwards.

dikoudi   vi. to bend forward; to fall with the head bending forward.

dikoumoang   1. vi. to dive headfirst. 2. n. the position assumed to dive headfirst.

dikoumoangidi   vi. to dive into deep water.

dikseneri, also diksineri.   n. dictionary. [Eng.]

diksineri   n. see dikseneri.

dil   vi. neut. to penetrate, go through, or pass into.

dil pahn ilek   vi. to perform under direct instruction.

dilihd   vt. to delete, to obliterate, to efface;. Mie mehkot ke dilihd? Did you delete something? [Eng.] dilihdih, vt.

dilihdih   vt. to delete, to obliterate, to efface something. I pahn dilihdihala. I will delete it. [dilihd <Eng. delete] dilihd, vi.

dilin elimoang   1. n. a type of fishing for crabs, done in the mangrove swamps. 2. vi. to fish for crab in the mangrove swamps.

dilin keteu   vi. to walk in the rain without any cover. cf. [meing] lukehdingiding.

dilin₁   vt. to pull hair, as in a fight. pidilin, vi.

dilin₂ , also dilinrek.   n. the last of four minor breadfruit seasons (late March to early April); trees with mature fruit at this time tend to indicate where the major harvest locations will be.

dilin₃   vi. to be in the rain or sun without any cover.

dilinau   n. jaw.

2/20/2018 9:47:46 AM From: KR To: DS. Of a pig?

dilinau pah   n. (3sg. dilinewe pah) lower jaw, of a pig.

dilinau powe   n. (3sg. dilinewe powe) upper jaw, of a pig.

dilinrek, also dilin₂.   n. the last of four minor breadfruit seasons (late March to early April); trees with mature fruit at this time tend to indicate where the major harvest locations will be. Also indicates the time of ripening for the main rahk₁ season.

1/7/2015 9:16:42 AM From: DS To: KR. Yes, dilin is found in dilin kehpin Eir/kehpineir meaning to hunt for kehpineir. It is found in pidilin meaning to fight by pulling hair as women usually do in Pohnpei. There is a alternate form of dilin rahk. Some people say 'dilinrek'. I don't know how to treat because you have have 'dilin' as alternate but it is just a short form of 'dilinrek'.

4/20/2015 10:11:04 AM From: KR To: KR. dilin can mean hunt in thick mangrove swamps or forest, but always used in combination with a noun, such dilin elimoang, dilin kehpineir, etc.

1/25/2017 6:23:52 PM From: DS To: KR. I don't know wheather this dilin has the same root as dilin in dilin elimong and dilin keteu.

10/30/2017 11:42:37 PM From: KR To: KR. Add this information for dilin, which comes from dil. Dil plus the construct suffi.

4/28/2018 7:44:29 AM From: DS To: KR. Yes, that is correct.

5/16/2018 9:19:23 AM From: KR To: KR. Revise this entry.

dilip   vt. to mend a thatch roof; during the preparation of kava, to work water into the fibers by fluffing them; to. dilipek, vi.

dilipada   vt. to store objects between cross pieces of thatch.

dilipe   n. hanger or hook on which to hang something.

dilipek   vi. to be patched, of a thatch roof; to be shuffled, of cards; to be placed behind one's ear, of flowers. dilip, vt.

dillap₁   vi. to be fluffed or shuffled, of kava fibers before adding water. dillepe₁, vt.

dillap₂   meing. n. (3sg. dillepe) teasing, joke. Dillapahr me lipwlipw. Your teasing has some impact. cf. kepit₂.

dillepe₁   vt. to fluff or shuffle, of kava fibers before adding water.

dillepe₂   vt. to joke with, to tease.

dillip   vt. to shuffle or fluff kava fibers before adding water. dillap₁, vi.

dimper   n. in ships, a timber (a wooden rib). [Eng.]

dimwamwahi   n. spark.

dinak   n. one section of a thatch roof, from the eave to the peak one armspan in width.

dinapw   1. n. board; the board in a canoe that covers the central part of the hull. 2. meing. n. tongue. cf. loh₁.

dindir   1. vi. to be barbed. 2. n. barb, as of a hook. dindirih, vt.

dindirih   vt. to make a barb on something, as a hook. dindir, vi.

ding   vi. to drip or leak.

dingai   vi. to giggle.

dingiding   n. drop. dingiding en keteu rain drops.

dingiding en kepeirek   n. kava that flows from the upper side of the fist of the one preparing it.

dinginpei   vi. to just begin to rise, said of the tide following a low tide. Uho dingidinginpeier. The tide has already begun to rise.

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

dingmwahn   n. a ti plant cultivar.

dingng, also dengng.   n. to ring₂, of one's ears; to whistle through the air, as a bullet.

dingngang   adj. hard working in feast activities, energetic.

dingpein   n. a ti plant cultivar.

dinlahwe   n. a dryland taro (sawa₁) cultivar.

dip   1. n. grain, of wood; chip or slice, as of breadfruit or taro. 2. num. cl. used in counting chips, slices, or shavings. 2. dipen mei riadip two slices of breadfruit, dipen pilein pahdip four shavings from a plane.

dipada   vi. to be guilty. dipaniki, vt.

Dipakuwa   n. a clan, from Sapwuahfik, originally from Kiribati.

dipaniki   vt. to be responsible for immoral behavior; to be guilty. dipada, vi.

11/27/2010 6:27:00 PM From: KR To: KR. Literally to consider to be full of sin—sinful?

8/5/2017 10:08:28 AM From: KR To: KR. Compare definitions of transitive and intransitive forms.

dipe   vt. to slice, as breadfruit or taro.

dipekelekel, also dipwekelekel.   vi. to stumble, to stub one's toe.

dipen keleu   1. n. hibiscus bast used for straining kava; one of the cups of kava in the kava ceremony. 2. vi. a command during the preparation of kava for the men handling the keleu to take their turn to drink, now more generally used for all of the men preparing the kava.

dipen rasaras   n. sawdust.

dipen tuhke   n. chip of wood.

dipen wahn pwuro   n. original sin.

dipenihd   n. husk of a mature coconut; fiber of a green coconut, used for making sennit. cf. [meing] iammwot.

diper   n. (3sg. dipere) small fragment of something.

dipere   n3s. chip, flake, fragment.

diperen mete   n. small fragment of metal, a flake of rust.

diperen rasaras   n. sawdust.

diperen tuhke   n. small fragment of wood; sawdust.

dipeteu   adj. said of one who dislikes to get up in the morning.

dipih   vt. to trip someone; to stub one's toe. E dipih nehn lahpo. He tripped that guy.

dipikelekel   vi. to stub one's toe. E dipikelekel. He stubbed his toe.

diplohma   n. diploma. [Eng.]

dipuk   vi. to repay, to give back in recompense or reply.

dipw   n. exogamous, matrilineal clan.

dipwahk, also tipwahk.   1. polite. vi. to eat. 2. n. food. 1. Kumwa patohdo dipwahk. You (two) come and eat. 2. Mie dipwahkimwa? Do you (two) have your food? dipwahkih, vt. cf. [meing] sahk₁, koanoat.

6/17/2018 2:20:06 PM From: KR To: DS. Is this an ni? Note in the second example S that dipwahk is directly possessed.

6/17/2018 2:21:58 PM From: KR To: KR. Compare the definition here to sahk and koanoat as possessive classifiers.

dipwahkih   polite. vt. see dipwahk.

dipwekelekel, also dipekelekel.   vi. to stumble, to stub one's toe.

dipwidipw   adj. weedy, grassy.

Dipwilap   n. a clan; the clan of the Saudeleurs and customarily the clan of the Nahnken of Sokehs.

Dipwinluhk   n. a clan.

dipwinmall, also limwedilinmall, mwedilinmall.   n. fern sp., Dicranopteris linearis, false staghorn fern, traditionally placed in the home and inserted in thatch to prevent roach infestation; also used to make mwaramwars.

Dipwinmen   n. a clan; the clan of the Nahnmwarki of Kitti.

8/5/2017 10:13:12 AM From: KR To: KR. Make sure I have all info re clans holding highest titles. See Riesenberg for this.

Dipwinmen Pwetepwet   n. name of a subclan of Dipwinmen.

Dipwinmen Toantoal   n. name of a subclan of Dipwinmen.

Dipwinpahnmei   n. a clan; the clan of the Nahnmwarki of Madolenihmw and customarily the clan of the Nahnken of U.

Dipwinpehpe   n. a clan.

Dipwinpwehk   n. the bat clan, now extinct.

Dipwinwai   n. a clan.

Dipwinwehi   n. the turtle clan, now extinct.

dipwisawih   n3s. ingredient, part, component.

dipwisou   n. thing, material, physical object of any kind. Se kin kesempwaliki dipwisoun nan sahpw sang dipwisoun nan ihmw. We value things of the land more than household goods.

dipwisou mweir   n. non-permanent crops, like yams as opposed to breadfruit; crops with a relatively short life-span as opposed, for example, to those that come from trees.

dipwoahsid   1. n. deposit. 2. vt. to deposit. [Eng.]

dipwoapw   n. a tree sp.; false kamani, also called tropical almond or Indian almond, Terminalia catappa, the fruit of which contains an edible seed tasting like an almond, valued for its wood, useful as a source of lumber.

dipwtekatek   n. any thistle-like grass.

dir   adj. overcrowded, filled; plentiful.

diraht   n. barbed wire. [Ger. Stacheldraht]

direkihla   vt. to be filled with something.

diremw   n. trump, in cards; the name of a card game. [Eng.]

direpw   adj. nosey, bothersome.

diring   adj. full; replete. Ke dehr mahs kamwenge pwihken, pwe e diring. Do not feed the pig yet, for she is full.

dirlap   meing. n. judgement. Sapwellim dirlap sansaladahr. His judgement has already been made clear. cf. keseu₁.

2/9/2018 9:48:05 AM From: KR To: DS. Can this be a verb like keseu? Also note that dirlap and keseu are defined somewhat differently. Please define them the same way unless, in fact, they vary in meaning.

dirlepe   meing. vt. to judge, to pass judgement on something.

diroap   n. drop pitch, in baseball. [Jap. doroppu < Eng. drop]

dirom   n. see diromkang.

diromkang, also dirom.   n. drum, as a 55 gallon oil drum. [Jap. doramukan < Eng. drum can]

diseipwel   vi. to be disabled, of a computer program. E diseipwel. It was disabled. [Eng. disable] diseipwelihala, vt.

diseipwelihala   vt. to disable a computer program. Mie me disepwelihala. Someone disabled it. [diseipwel <Eng.] diseipwel, vi.

disidal   adj. digital. [Eng.]

diwi   n. fountain, spring, of water.

-do   verb. suff. here, toward the speaker. pei float, peido float here.

doadoahk   1. vi. to work. 2. n. work, activity, function, affair.

doadoahkala   vi. to be expended, consumed or used up; to get to work. Dipwisoun doadoahk ko koaros doadoahkala. All the construction supplies were used up. Kumwail doadoahkala. You all get to work.

doadoahngki   vt. to work with, to use.

doahk   n. occupation, task, employment, responsibility, deed.

doahkada   vi. to reach upward.

doahkadahng, also engadahng.   vt. to reach up to or toward.

11/29/2017 10:24:10 AM From: KR To: KR. Delete this?

doahkdieng, also engedieng.   vt. to reach downward to.

doahke   vt. to touch or feel; to fight. poadoahk, vi.

doahken sahpw   n. agriculture.

doahkidi   vi. to reach downward.

doahkidieng   vt. to reach downward to.

doakoa   vt. to stab, to spear, to skewer, to give an injection, to innoculate. dok, vi.

doakoadok   adj. bristly.

doakoamoar   vi. to be wounded by a spear on the land; to be stung by a fish that has been brought to the land.

doaloa   vt. to mix, to add ingredients. dol₁, vi.

doaloa rais   n. anatto or lipstick plant, Bixa orellana, used as a food coloring for rice.

doamtrak, also damtrak.   n. dump truck. [Eng.]

doar   adj. serious, severe, worse, of an ill person.

doare   vt. to save from harm; to separate fighters; to steal or seize food at a feast. poadoandoar, vi.

Doaroapoap   n. a section (kousapw) in Nett.

doaroapwe, also doaropwe.   1. n. paper, cardboard; something made of paper, as a ticket, diploma, certificate, etc. 2. vi. to read. doaroapweih, vt.

doaroapwehda   vi. to draw lots. Ihs me doaroapwehda me pahn iang? Who drew lots to join in?

doaroapwehn rohng   n. newspaper.

doaroapweih   vt. to read. doaroapwe, vi.

11/27/2010 6:27:00 PM From: KR To: KR. How is this different from other verbs for read?

doarop   n. fish sp., striped bristetooth, Ctenochaetus striatus, normally found in the fringing reef, lagoon and patch reefs, and barrier reef.

doaropwe, also doaroapwe.   1. n. paper, cardboard; something made of paper, as a ticket, diploma, certificate, etc. 2. vi. to read. doaroapweih, vt.

doaropwehn poahr   n. toilet paper.

dod   adj. close₂ together; without any intervals, frequent. Uht kau nohn dod. Those banana trees are too close together.

doh   1. adj. distant, far off. 2. n. (3sg. dohwe) distance. dohwan, vt.

dohdai   n. lighthouse. [Jap. tōdai]

dohdo   meing. n. a basket, as for food. cf. kopwoun mwenge.

dohl   n. small mountain, hill.

dohming   n. native, used derogatorily. [Jap. tōmin : 島民 islander, native]

dohnas   n. doughnut. [Eng.]

dohng   n. tree sp.; Campnosperma brevipetiolata, the wood of which is commonly used for flooring and in canoe construction.

dohpeseng   adj. far apart, distant. Kahnihmw riawo dohpeseng. The two cities are far apart. Kahn ihmw ko me dohpeseng. The cities are distant from each other.

dohr   n. belt made of banana fiber, worn above a grass skirt; cloth made from breadfruit bark.

dohranai   vi. unacceptable, not well liked, only with reference to people. [Jap. tōranai]

dohwan   vt. to be far from. doh, adj.

doikek   vi. to bend forward.

doiled pwohl   n. toilet bowl. doiled pwohl toilet bowl. [Eng.]

Dois   n. Germany. [Ger.]

doismango   n. tree sp., the fruit of which resembles a mango.

dok   1. vi. to be skewered, to be given an injection. 2. n. an injection. doakoa, vt.

dokala vi. to be stung; to fill out, to complete. E pampap nansed ih dokala.He was swimming in the ocean and was stung.

dokedi, also dokidi.     vi. to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced. Pwutako dokedi pwohng. That boy was stabbed last night.

dokange   n. sp. of large green lizard. [Jap. tokage]

dokapahini   1. n. a feast of the breadfruit season during which 30 to 40 baked maikol are presented to the Nahnmwarki in a large basket (kiamoroh) signalling that the rahk₁ season has arrived and that people can begin to prepare lihli. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.

4/20/2015 10:25:43 AM From: KR To: KR. Dokapahini is a feast whereby a big kiamoro is filled with maikol (sweet breadfruit) and offered to the Nahnmwarki as tribute. The tail end of the coconut front used to make the kiamoro is never cut off. The content of the kiamoro has to be meinue/meinnuhe.

4/20/2015 10:26:15 AM From: KR To: KR. Modify definition re DS note.

10/31/2017 10:24:34 PM From: KR To: KR. Dokapahini is a feast whereby a big kiamoro is filled with maikol (sweet breadfruit) and offered to the Nahnmwarki as tribute. The tail end of the coconut front used to make the kiamoro is never cut off. The content of the kiamoro has to be meinue.

dokawar   n. the pair of outrigger supports of a canoe that run from the two ends of the hull to the central supports.

doke₁   n. moment, time. Nin doken en ohlo ah meirlaho, irail mweselda. At the moment the man went to sleep, they departed.

doke₂   vt. to concern, to be intended for.

dokedi, also dokidi.   vi. to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced. Pwutako dokedi pwohng. That boy was stabbed last night.

doken silasil   1. n. immunization. 2. vi. to be immunized.

dokentei   1. n. ring₁, ornament, fastened to the prepuce or an earlobe. 2. vi. to pierce the prepuce or an earlobe. dokenteih, vt.

dokenteih   vt. see dokentei.

dokia   1. n. a dance, done by females in a sitting position employing sticks that are tapped together rhythmically. 2. vi. to do this dance.

dokidi, also dokedi.   vi. to be stabbed, to be speared, to be pierced.

doklaud   1. vi. to feed intravenously. 2. n. intravenous feeding.

dokoahs   vi. to weave thatch.

dokomei   1. n. a method of artificially ripening breadfruit by twisting off the stem and placing a piece of rotten ohd stem or salt water in the resulting hole and allowing it to age for at least one day. 2. vi. to prepare breadfruit in this manner.

dokomwel   meing. n. comb, for the hair. cf. kohmw.

dokomwomw   1. n. a type of spearfishing done from above the surface of the water. 2. vi. to spearfish in this manner.

dokpene   vi. to be connected, to be linked.

dol₁   vi. to be mixed, to be added, of ingredients. Kahsen dol? Is the gas mixed? doaloa, vt.

dol₂, also dul.   vi. to be severed. dolung, vt.

Dolakapw   n. a section (kousapw) in Nett.

dolakati   n. the name given to the second fly₁ to fall into a cup of kava.

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dolen langkair   n. a yam cultivar.

Dolen Merewi   n. a mountain in Madolenihmw where Nahnmwarki Pol took refuge during the 1890 war with the Spaniards.

8/9/2017 10:08:38 AM From: KR To: KR. Wording.

dolihs   vi. to make yeast (ihs₂) for drinking.

Dolopwail   n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.

Dolosowi Pah   n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.

Dolosowi Powe   n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.

dolung, also dulung.   vt. to pick, to pluck, to remove from the stalk, to reap. dol₂, vi.

domahdo   n. tomato, Solanum lycopersicum var. lycopersicum; ketchup. [Eng.]

dompiki   n. travois. [Jap. ?]

dompwa   interj. I warned you.; See! I told you so!

dompwakan   vi. to make a pretense of bathing by splashing a small amount of water on the body.

dompwuri   n. bowl. [Jap. donburi]

dondol   vi. neut. to pick, to remove from the stalk. dolung, vt.

doneid   vt. to contribute, to donate. [Eng.]

doneisin   n. contribution, donation. [Eng.]

dongki   n. donkey. [Eng.]

dongodong   adj. rebellious. Lahpo dongdong. That guy is rebellious.

dongodongki   vt. to abhor.

dopas   adj. fast₁, speedy. [Jap. tobasu]

dopasko   n. tabasco sauce. [Eng.]

dopuk   vt. to reciprocate. Ieremen kitail dopuk arail wiewia suwed. Let us not reciprocate their bad deed.

dopwolong   vi. to wash one's hair.

dorno   1. n. Japanese marble game. 2. vi. to play this game. [Jap.]

doro   n. the axle plus the wheels of a narrow gauge train, now sometimes used as a barbell. [Jap. doro]

dorok   vi. to cluck, of a hen; to grumble.

doropwake   n. a belt (dohr) decorated with pwake shells.

doropwus   n. any small, round, hard candy that comes in rolls, such as Lifesavers. [Jap. doroppusu < Eng. drops]

dororo   n. grated, raw yam.

dorung   vt. to weave cloth.

dou₁   vi. to be woven, of a net. daur₁, vt.

dou₂   vi. to climb. daur₂, vt. cf. [meing] palek.

doula   vi. to proceed on. E doula oh nda.... He proceeded on and said... E doula oh nda.... He proceeded on and said ....

dou₃   vi. neut. to inspect, examine, or check; to patrol. dawih, vt.

douderahn   n. deodorant. [Eng.]

doudid   vi. to walk while supporting one's self by leaning against a wall, as of an infant when beginning to walk.

douiak   1. n. a type of spearfishing, done in the mangrove swamp. 2. vi. to spearfish in this manner.

douk, also deuk.   vt. to fill a container, as a food basket (kiam or kopwou). doudou, vi.

10/31/2017 10:01:04 PM From: KR To: KR. Add doudou as an alternate of deudeu.

doukahkot   vi. to remove bad or excess ripe fruits from breadfruit trees to help guard against fruit rot.

doula   vi. to proceed on. E doula oh nda.... He proceeded on and said... E doula oh nda.... He proceeded on and said ....

douleng   n. a third tier of lines for training yam vines, fastened higher than the first two.

doulik   1. n. surveillance, investigation. 2. vi. to conduct a surveillance or investigation.

doulikih   vt. to conduct a surveillance, to investigate. Weren sounpein Amerika sompihr en doulik kin kalapw doulikih Pohnpei mahso. American military surveillance planes often conducted a surveillance of Pohnpei in the past.

douloal₁   1. n. consideration, survey, investigation. 2. vi. to consider, to survey, to investigate. douloale₁, vt.

douloal₂   vi. to line a food basket, as with leaves. douloale₂, vt.

douloale₁   vt. see douloal₁.

douloale₂   see douloal₂.

doulong   n. stick of hibiscus wood, used to store kava cups.

douluhl   1. vi. to pass by, to go beyond. 2. adv. thoroughly, completely, surpassingly, very. 2. E ese douluhl. He knows it thoroughly. 2. Kalahngan douluhl. Thank you very much. daulih, vt.

doumwo   n. a second tier of lines for training yam vines, added higher than the first.

doumwowe   vt. to add a second tier of lines for training yam vines, added higher than the first. I pahn doumwowe nei kehpen pahn mahio. I will add a second tier of lines to my yam plant beneath the breadfruit tree.

doumwur   vi. to climb after another. doumwurih, vt.

doumwurih   see doumwur.

dous   n. toast. [Eng. toast]

du   vi. to go underwater; to dive. duhp₁, vt.

duhdu   1. vi. to bathe. 2. n. water for bathing. duhp₂, vt. cf. [meing] loakiso.

duhdu en kewelik   vi. to make a pretense of bathing by splashing a small amount of water on the body, in the manner in which the kewelik bird bathes.

duhkihla   vt. to be burdened with the support of. Soulik duhkihla ah peneinei. Soulik is burdened with the support of his family.

duhla   vi. to be drowned, to be submerged, resulting in the loss of life. cf. [meing] terihla.

duhlep   vi. of a female, to wash the sex organs when unable to bathe.

duhmw, also duwoumw.   num. nine. see umw₂.

duhp₁   vt. to dive for objects on the floor of the ocean or the bed of a stream. du, vi.

duhp₂   vt. to bathe. duhdu, vi.

duhpaipohr   n. two by four (lumber). [Eng.]

duhpaisikis   n. two by six (lumber). [Eng.]

duhpek   1. adj. starved. 2. n. starvation.

duhr   vi. of a sound, to reverberate; to cause a ringing in one's ears; to make one's skin crawl.

duhrien, also rawahn.   n. tree sp., false durian, Pangium edule, edible fruit. [Mal.]

duhse   1. n. a type of net fishing, done by blocking off a pocket in the coral. 2. vi. to fish in this manner.

duk   vi. to be influenced, to give in, with a negative connotation. Serepeino dukieng pwutako. That girl was influenced by that boy. Mehnda ke duk? Why did you give in?

dukieng   vt. to permit, to allow; to give in, to submit.

dukerehda   n. a banana cultivar.

dukieng   vt. to permit, to allow; to give in, to submit. cf. [meing] oke₂.

dukol   adj. partially ripened, of breadfruit.

dukuru   n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten cooked.

dul, also dol₂.   vi. to be severed. E pahn dul. It will be severed. dulung, vt.

4/20/2015 11:41:46 AM From: KR To: KR. Do a better job of making this entry parallel to tr. form. Include the word 'sever'.

dulung, also dolung.   vt. to pick, to pluck, to remove from the stalk, to reap. Irail dulung wahn pweinaper kan. They picked the pineapples. dul, vi.

dumpe   n3s. compensation.

dumwadumw   adj. hyperactive, of children.

dumwur   n. grass sp., Paspalum vaginatum.

dun   num. cl. used in counting bundles of things tied together. dunen mei riadun two bundles of breadfruit.

dundun   n. penis, diminutive form; to tied or attached together one after another, as breadfruit or flowers, to tie together a bundle of things; a bunch of anything.

dune   vt. to tie or attach together one after another, as breadfruit or flowers, to tie together a bundle of things. dundun, vi.

dunenilek   adj. given to sending others on repeated errands.

Dupahlu   n. Tuvalu.

dupuk, also dipuk.   vt. to repay, to give back in recompense or reply.

durudara   n. fish sp., surgeonfish, Acanthurus aliala.

duwadip   num. nine. see dip.

duwahi   num. nine. see ih₂.

duwaka   num. nine. see ka₂.

duwakap   num. nine. see kap.

duwakin   num. nine. see kin₂.

duwakis   num. nine. see kis₁.

duwal   vi. to squeeze through, to pass through in spite of an obstacle.

duwapa   num. nine. see pa₃.

duwapak   num. nine. see pak₁.

duwapali   num. nine. see pali₁.

duwapar   num. nine. see par₂.

duwapit   num. nine. see pit₂.

duwapwidik   num. nine. see pwidik.

duwar   vi. to stare, to be with one's eyes wide open.

duwarpeseng   vi. to open one's eyes. Duwarpeseng. Open your eyes.

duwara   num. nine. see ra.

duwarar   num. nine million.

duwarawar   adj. wide-eyed, staring.

duwarpeseng   vi. to open one's eyes. Duwarpeseng. Open your eyes.

duwasapw   num. nine hundred million.

duwau   num. nine. see -u.

duwe   n3s. condition, nature, manner; used in combination with ni to mean 'according to'. Ia duwen omw kohdo? How did you come? Koaros pahn doadoahk niduwen me koasoandi. Everyone will work according to the plan.

duwedep   num. ninety million.

duwehk   num. ninety. see ehk₁.

duwehl   num. nine. see el₂.

duwehla   vt. to become the same as.

duwehte   vt. to be the same as, to be identical to. duwepenehte, vi.

duweisek   num. ninety. see eisek.

duwekid   num. nine thousand.

duwelep   num. nine. see lep.

duwelik   num. nine billion.

duwemen   num. nine. see men₃.

duwemwodol   num. nine. see mwodol.

duwenen   num. ninety thousand.

duwengoul, also duwongoul.   num. ninety. see ngoul.

duwepei   num. nine. see pei₅.

duwepenehte   vi. to be the same. duwehte, vt.

duwepwiki   num. nine hundred.

duwesel   num. nine. see sel₂.

duwesou   num. nine. see sou₄.

duwete   num. nine. see te.

duwewel   num. nine. see wel₂.

duwi   meing. n. hole, cave, orifice. duwi en kamwosod urethral orifice. cf. pwoahr.

duwoapoar   num. nine. see poar₁.

duwoapwoat   num. nine. see pwoat.

duwodun   num. nine. see dun.

duwolopw   num. nine hundred thousand.

duwomwut   num. nine. see mwut₂.

duwongoul, also duwengoul.   num. cl. ninety. see ngoul.

duwopwong   num. nine. see pwong.

duwopwuloi   num. nine. see pwuloi.

duwosop   num. nine. see sop₂.

duwosu   num. nine. see su.

duwotumw   num. nine. see tumw₁.

duwoumw, also duhmw.   num. nine. see umw₂.

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