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ka- verb. pref. causative prefix, also used in forming ordinal numerals. mwenge eat, mehla die, kamehla kill; kamwenge feed; mehla die, kamehla kill; mwenge eat, kamwenge feed; pahieu four, kapahieu fourth; pweipwei stupid, kapweipwei cuckold.
ka₁, also aka₁, kat, akat. dem. mod. these, by me.
ka₂ num. cl. used in counting rows or lines of things. kahngen nih weneka six rows of coconut palms.
ka₃ interj. Wow! I'm impressed!
kadahr 1. vi. to roll a toy wheel, to roll any toy with wheels. 2. n. toy wheel, any toy with wheels. kadahre, vt.
kadahre vt. to slide or roll, as a toy wheel. kadahr, vi.
kadahrlangih, also kadahrlenge. vt. to look out of the corner of one's eye at, to glance at, to look askance at. kadahrleng, vi. cf. ikintangih, ikintenge.
kadahrleng meing. vi. to look out of the corner of one's eye, to glance, to look askance. E sohte konehng Mwohnsapwoko en kadahrleng. It is not appropriate for Mwohnsapwoko to look askance (at people). kadahrlenge, kadahrlangih, vt. cf. ikinteng.
kadahrlenge, also kadahrlangih. meing. vt. to look out of the corner of one's eye at, to glance at, to look askance at. Pwoud kadahrlenge serepein kaselelo. Pwoud looked out of the corner of his eye at the pretty girl. kadahrleng, vi. cf. ikintangih, ikintenge.
kadaileng vi. to sing in a loud falsetto.
kadal₁, also kedel. vi. to swallow.
kadal₂ n. tree sp.
kadalle, also kadanle. vt. to swallow. cf. [meing] kekihr₂, kekihrnamwoal, nemwe.
10/18/2017 7:08:32 PM From: KR To: KR. Add kedendel as the intransitive verb meaning to be swallowed and check honorific forms.
8/17/2018 1:18:14 PM From: KR To: KR. #10 Add kedendel as the intransitive verb meaning to be swallowed and check honorific forms.
kadang vt. to stretch, to make taut; to tense, of a muscle. kedeng, vi.
kadangada vt. to press or iron. kedengida, vi.
kadangaulih vt. to make a team complete, to round out a team; to conclude.
kadangoul, also koadoangoul. num. ten. see ehd₁.
kadanle, also kadalle. vt. to swallow. cf. [meing] kekihr₁, nemwe, kekihrnamwoale.
5/22/2017 1:16:36 PM From: KR To: KR. All of these words for swallow need to be sorted out in terms of cross-listing.
8/17/2018 1:18:32 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 All of these words for swallow need to be sorted out in terms of cross-listing.
kadapa vt. to retract the foreskin or prepuce.
kadapahla vt. to remove the foreskin or prepuce of the penis. Sirkumsais kin kadapahla dundun. Circumcision removes the foreskin of the penis.
kadar vt. to send; to let go, to release. pekeder, vi.
kadarpehpe 1. vt. to defy, to challenge. 2. n. challenge.
kadau adj. tiring, fatiguing.
kadaudok n. descendant, offspring, lineage, of humans. Kitail kadaudok en Sapwkini oh Limwehtu. We are descendants of Sapwkini and Limwehtu.
kadauk meing. n. umbrella, cover. cf. amper.
kadauluhl vt. to cause to move further; to pass along; to go on; to kill or finish off, of something wounded.
kadaur₁ vt. to trace or track down; to recall or transmit the past history of. kadoudou, kodoudou, vi.
kadaur₂ vt. to throw with a hip toss.
kadaurlik, also daurlik. meing. n. a farewell feast. cf. kamadipw en kemwurumwur.
kadawado 1. vi. to sing a song to soothe a restless child. 2. n. song to soothe a restless child, often one which tells a story of a child of antiquity.
kadawahl n. food given to guests to take to their parents or chief as a token of respect.
kadehde 1. n. testimony, evidence. 2. vi. to witness, to observe or to hear something with certainty, to testify. kadehdeh, vt.
Kadehde Kapw Biblical. n. New Testament.
Kadehde Mering Biblical. n. Old Testament.
kadehdeh vt. to see with one's own eyes; to be an eye witness to something; to testify. Ke pein kadehdeh dahme wiawio. You personally saw what took place. kadehde, vi.
kadehdehda vt. to reveal.
10/18/2017 7:15:46 PM From: KR To: KR. Make this a subentry of kadehdeh.
8/17/2018 1:18:54 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Make this a subentry of kadehdeh.
kadeik 1. vt. to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate. 2. n. a judgement. pakadeik, vi. cf. [meing] kauteke.
kadeikpen loale n3s. conscience.
kadek₁ 1. adj. kind, generous, considerate, merciful. 2. n. kindness, generosity. cf. [meing] reseulap, roasoulap.
kadek₂ adj. good at something, clever.
kadek₃ n. fish sp., white snapper, Lethrinus microdon.
kadeke vt. to talk to an upset person to calm him or her.
kadekedek, also se₂, seh₂. 1. vi. to shout in a falsetto voice, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight or sending a signal. 2. n. a falsetto shout, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight or sending a signal. cf. [meing] kowet.
kadiarakada vt. to cause to find conclusively, to cause to discover conclusively , to cause to conclude, to cause to uncover. kedierekda, vi.
kadihdih vt. to nurse, to breastfeed. Liho kadihdih seri pwelelo. The woman is nursing the baby.
kadihrlap 1. meing. vi. to be examined, to be diagnosed, to be figured out. 2. meing. n. judgement, prediction, examination. cf. keseu₁.
kadihrlapih, also kadihrlepe. meing. vt. to judge. Mwohnsapw me pahn kadihrlapih arail mwekido. Mwohnsapw will judge their actions. cf. kasawih.
kadihrlepe vt. see kadihrlapih.
kadikauwih vt. see kedikauwe.
kadil vt. to thread a needle; to light₁ an uhmw.
kadilla vt. to reveal a secret. Pwutako kadilla en ohlo kerirki liho. The young man revealed the man's secret love affair with that woman.
kadillepe meing. vt. to joke with, to tease. cf. kamwane, kemwene.
kadilpahnios n. somersault.
kadimpak, also kedimpak. vt. to investigate, to inquire.
kading₁ vt. to tickle. kediked, vi.
kading₂ vt. to cut open, for the purpose of removing the contents. ked, vi.
kadip 1. vi. to accuse. 2. n. accusation. kedipa, vt.
kadipadip n. criminal or civil complaint; allegation.
kadipw vt. to trace or track, as the spoor of an animal.
kadipw nta 1. n. a kind of magic applied to blood from a wound, believed to cause death. 2. vi. to employ this kind of magic.
Kadipwan n. title of the wife of a Nahn Pohnpei.
kadire 1. 2. vt. to fill.
kadireng, also kadiring₂. n. plant sp., Thai basil, also called holy basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum, the leaves of which are used as a spice.
kadiring₁ n. the fifth growth stage of a yam, when it begins to flower (though not all yam cultivars flower), September through November; flowering is regarded as a sign of a successful planting.
kadiring₂, also kadireng. n. plant sp., Thai basil, also called holy basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum, the leaves of which are used as a spice.
kadiringaring adj. shrill, of the voice.
kadoaropwe, also koadoaroapwe. meing. vt. to read. cf. wadek₁.
8/17/2018 1:19:53 PM From: KR To: all. The meing meaning does not carry the meaning of 'to count'.
kadoke n3s. tip, of anything high.
kadokehla vt. to complete by adding to. kadokodokala, vi.
kadokenmei meing. n. head. cf. moahng₁.
kadokepene vt. to connect together, to link together. kadokodokpene, vi.
kadokodokala vi. to be complete, as a consequence of being added to. kadokehla, vt.
kadokodokpene 1. vi. to be connected. 2. n. connection. kadokepene, vt.
kadongodong adj. unlikable, obnoxious, despicable.
kadongoul maram n. fifth night of the month in the traditional calendar of tracking the so called dark face of the moon more or less equivalent to the fourth night after the third quarter of the lunar cycle. Kadongoul maram iei pwohng kelimau nan wadepen pwongin rot.. Kadongoul maram is fifth night of the month in the tradtional calendar for tracking dark face of the moon.
kadorsingko n. mosquito coil. [Jap. katorisenkō]
kadoudou, also kodoudou. vi. to trace one's ancestry, to recall past history. kadaur₁, vt.
kadoukeinek, also kodoukeinek. vi. to trace one's ancestry according to clan.
kaduh vt. to submerge.
Kahd n. title of the wife of a man holding a title beginning with Sau.
kahdahd meing. adj. hurried, rushed; urgent. cf. karuwaru.
kahdamwahu 1. n. positive impression, positive image. 2. vi. to give a positive impression, to give a positive image. cf. [meing] koasoaramwahu.
kahdamwahuwih vt. to give a positive impression or image of, to dignify, to speak favorably of, to support; to beautify. cf. [meing] koasoaramwahuwih.
kahdaneki vt. to name, to call. Dahme kitail pahn kahdaneki? What will we name it?
kahdeng n. curtain. [Eng.]
Kahdolik n. Catholic. [Eng.]
kahdsuwed vi. to injure a reputation. kahdsuwedih
kahdsuwedih vt. to give a negative impression or image of, to defame, to speak negatively of. cf. [meing] koasoarsuwedih.
11/3/2017 8:04:03 PM From: KR To: KR. Define alternates the same way.
8/17/2018 1:20:11 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Define alternates the same way.
kahiep vi. to be unburdened or empty-handed; to travel without provisions; to be unarmed, to have no weapon.
kahk₁ vi. to step.
kahk₂ 1. n. riddle. 2. vi. to ask a riddle.
kahka 1. adj. desiring peace and quiet while under the influence of kava. 2. vi. to show respect, to honor.
kahkahre vt. to tempt; to seduce;. Liho kahkahre ohlo. The woman tempted that man.
kahke n. bird sp., fairy tern, Gygous alba.
kahki, also pohkahki. adj. khaki, tan. [Eng.]
kahkirek n. tree sp.
kahlahl n. vicinity, proximity.
12/19/2017 6:53:37 AM From: DS To: KR. Both vowels are long. Nan kahlahl refers to Pohnpei island and likin kahlahl refers to the outer islands. Please feel free to come up with a more general definition.
8/17/2018 1:04:27 PM From: KR To: KR. #10 Both vowels are long. Nan kahlahl refers to Pohnpei island and likin kahlahl refers to the outer islands. Please feel free to come up with a more general definition. (Add these forms.)
kahlap 1. n. (3sg. kahlepe) original; main part. 2. meing. n. (3sg. kahlapahr) body, of a person; a visiting dignitary who, for ceremonial purposes, who is treated as having a rank equivalent to that of a Nahnmwarki. 3. adj. grand, as for a grandparent. 3. nohno kahlap grandmother 3. pahpa kahlap grandfather.
Kahlapoko n. your/his highness, used to refer to the Nahnmwarki.
kahlek 1. vi. to dance. 2. n. a dance.
kahlek pwoaloapwoal 1. n. a Western style dance. 2. vi. to dance in this manner.
kahlemengih, also kahlimangih. vt. to follow in the footsteps of, to set an example for. Seri kin kahlemengih me mah. Children often follow in the footsteps of their elders.
kahlep n. corpse.
kahlimangih, also kahlemengih. vt. to follow in the footsteps of, to set an example for.
kahlimeng n. a model for behavior. Met wia mehn kahlimeng. This will make model for behavior.
kahlimengipe n3s. example, model for behavior. Kahlimengipen ohlo ie kitail. We are the ones who follow his example.
kahlipw n. pit into which breadfruit are placed in the making of preserved breadfruit.
kahllipw, also kahnlipw. n. a series of pits, usually of preserved breadfruit; a pool₁ from a large abandoned pit for preserving breadfruit.
kahlu 1. n. a marching dance, procession, parade. 2. vi. to perform a marching dance; to go in a procession, to parade.
kahluwa vt. to lead₁, to guide.
kahmahm 1. adj. given to denial. 2. n. denial, initial refusal out of politeness.
Kahmar n. a section (kousapw) in Nett.
kahmed n. plant sp., used medicinally.
kahmelimel n. snail sp., used for medicine.
kahmwowe, also koahmwowe. vt. to take the lead₁.
kahn n. row, group, always appears with the construct suffix. Sohpo pahn kohla kahn dekehn pali pah. The ship is going to the southern island group. Mie kahn nih riau. There are two rows of coconut trees.
kahnaudek, also kehnaudek. n. oppression.
kahndeke n. archipelago; group of islands.
11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM From: KR To: KR. Clarify difference in meaning with kahnsapw.
8/17/2018 1:10:15 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Clarify difference in meaning with kahnsapw.
Kahndeke Kapatapat kan en Maikoronesia n. The Federated States of Micronesia, consisting of 607 islands politically organized into four states--Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Yap. Dekehn Pohnpei mi nan Kahndeke Kapapat kan en Maikoronesia. The islands of Pohnpei are located within the Federated States of Micronesia.
Kahndekehn Kohwahn Likilik en Dekehn Pasipik, also Kahnsapwen Kohwahn Likilik en Dekehn Pasipik. n. The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Mwurinte Mahwin Keriau en Sampah, Pohnpei wia kisehn Kandeken Kohwahn Likilik en Dekehn Pasipik. Immediately after World War II, Pohnpei was part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
kahng₁ vt. to dislike, to refuse.
kahng₂ n. row; mountain range; small stream.
kahng₃ vt. to visit door to door.
kahngahng meing. vi. to sigh, to breathe. Soukise ketin kahngahn ni doken ar pahn ketda oh poahngoko. Soukise sighed as he stood up to speak. cf. sengel.
kahngiangih vt. to offend.
kahngohdi adj. stubborn.
kahnihmw n. city, town, village, cluster of houses.
Kahnihmweiso n. the name of the legendary underwater city located off the barrier reef at Nan Madol, literally meaning 'honored city'.
kahnikepir n. the twisting bridge that one must cross after death, between the underworld and pahsed, the second heaven where beautiful souls sing night and day, according to Pohnpeian mythology.
10/17/2017 9:14:16 PM From: KR To: KR. Check how many heavens there are.
8/17/2018 1:07:57 PM From: KR To: KR. #8 Check how many heavens there are.
kahnlipw, also kahllipw. n. a series of pits, usually of preserved breadfruit; a pool₁ from a large pit for preserving breadfruit.
kahnsapw n. group of sizeable islands.
Kahnsapwen Kohwahn Likilik en Dekehn Pasipik, also Kahndekehn Kohwahn Likilik en Dekehn Pasipik. n. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
kahp- vi. to move in a curve, to cruise around. Pwohto kahpseli nan puelen dahwo. The boat cruised around the channel. [Jap. kābu < Eng. curve]
kahp₁ n. the first cup of the second stage of paired offerings of kava to a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.
4/18/2014 9:05:43 AM From: KR To: KR. first cup of sakau in second series = equivalent of pwehl in second series of 4 cups; add m band. Clarify the definition here in consultation with Damian.
6/25/2014 10:10:05 AM From: KR To: KR. Make sure the info from Damian is in the dictionary.
11/16/2017 1:46:15 PM From: KR To: KR. The initial offerings of sakau cup has two stages; the first stage is comprised of 4 or 5 cup offerings namely pwelin koanoat, arehn koanoat, esilen koanoat, epeng/ sapwehn koanoat and alem/sapwehn koanoat (Net). The second stage which immediatly followed starts with lopwon en koanoat and followed by pelien lopwong en koanoat. Lopwon is the first cup of the dual offerings. It is done in a set of two. The next cup after pelien lopwon is kahp en koanoat followed by pelien kahp. So kahp is the first cup of the second dual offerings.
8/17/2018 1:10:47 PM From: KR To: KR. #2 first cup of sakau in second series = equivalent of pwehl in second series of 4 cups; add m band. Clarify the definition here in consultation with Damian.
kahp₂ n. a cultivated valley, used as an agricultural resource for clansmen.
kahp₃ n. curve. [Jap. kābu < Eng. curve]
kahpaido n. carbide, carbide lamp. [Jap. kābaito < Eng.]
kahpinte n. carpenter. [Eng.]
kahpwal n. undesirable result, problem, difficulty.
kahpwi adj. hesitant.
kahr, also ker₂. slang. n. (3sg. kari/keri) a derogatory term for face.
kahramasih vt. to humanize; to cause someone to be of consequence; to deflower a virgin.
kahre vt. to lead₁ or guide; to escort someone to some place. pakahr, vi.
kahrehda vt. to cause, to be the reason for. Ih me karehda liho sengiseng. That's why the woman is crying.
kahrepe n3s. cause, reason, purpose.
kahriepe, also keriahpe. n. calamity, ruin, destruction due to supernatural causes.
kahs₁ vi. to speak in anger; to boast.
kahs₂, also kahsilihn. n. gasoline. [Eng.]
kahs₃ n. deck of playing cards. [Eng.]
kahs₄ slang. n. pre-marital sex partner.
kahs₅ n. saying, proverb. see lepin kahs.
kahsahs vi. to boast.
kahsekir vi. to walk backwards.
kahsilihn, also kahs₂. n. gasoline. [Eng.]
kahski vi. to boast, to brag. He kahski me re sohte anahne sawas. He boasted that they did not need any assistance.
kahspawer n. a meter used for prepaid electricity, as well as the electricity itself. E nekla kahspawer. The prepaid electricity has been exhausted. [Eng. cash power]
kaht₁ n. ant.
kaht₂ n. cat. [Eng.]
kahu n. (3sg. kahwe) buttocks; bottom. cf. [meing] pwalek.
kahukihla vt. to swear by.
kahula vi. to take an oath.
kahula likamw n. perjury.
kahwen teki n. turkey tail. Mehn Pohnpei iouki kahwen teki. Pohnpeians like turkey tail. [Eng. teki : turkey]
kahwun vi. neut. to scale₁ or pluck. kahwuna, kahwune, vt.
kahwuna, also kahwune. vt. to scale₁ or pluck. kahwun, vi.
kahwune vt. see kahwuna.
kai- vt. to move something a short distance. Kaido dahlen. Move the dish toward me. kei-, vi.
kaiahn 1. vi. to train₁, to instruct, to exercise, to drill. 2. n. training, instruction, exercise, drill. kaiahne, vt.
kaiahne vt. to train₁, to instruct, to exercise, to drill. kaiahn, vi.
kaiasada vt. to resuscitate, to raise.
kaid n. kite. [Eng.]
kaidaid n. the long strips of wood located on both sides of the hull of a canoe that serve as splash guards.
kaidehkin neg. see kaidehn.
kaidehn, also kaidehkin. neg. not; used to negate equational sentences. Kaidehn ih mehn Ruk. He's not a Chuukese.
kaidehn mehn mwamwahl interj. That is impressive! It is not insignificant.
kaidehn mwamwahl interj. That is impressive!
kaidi, also kaiedi. vt. to lower, to decrease. Kaidi ngilemwen. Lower you voice.
kaididi vt. to delimit.
kaidih vt. to wait for high tide.
kaidisol, also keidisol. 1. n. the last feast of the yam season, usually occuring in April or June, in which uncooked clusters of kehp toantoal are used as tribute. 2. vi. to end the yam season; to prepare that feast.
kaiedi, also kaidi. vt. to lower, to decrease. Kaiedi ngileng kesengen. Lower the volume of the music.
kaik, also saik₂. neg. not yet. E kaik kohdo. He hasn't yet come.
kaikai n3s. chin. cf. [meing] pahsore, kaiot.
kaikes n. tree sp., red sandalwood, Adenanthera pavovnina.
kaikinte, also saikinte. neg. not yet.
kaiko 1. n. guard, sentry. 2. vi. to guard.
4/15/2014 9:00:33 PM From: KR To: KR. Apparently not Japanese. Kimi is checking possible sources.
8/17/2018 1:02:12 PM From: KR To: KR. #9 Apparently not Japanese. Kimi is checking possible sources.
kaile-, also ile-. vi. location some distance in relation to (somewhere or something). Ihmwo mi kailedo sang pillapo. The house is located this side of the river. E mi kailalaho. She is over there.
kailehda vt. to elevate, to raise.
kailikpe, also keilikpe. n. external boundary, surroundings.
kailok n. hatred; grudge; prejudice.
kailongki vt. to hate or dislike, of people.
kaimana, also kundihna. n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten raw.
Kaimw Sapwasapw n. the holder of the paramount title of Wasai Sokehs who simultanously ruled as Lepen Nett from 1867 to 1874.
kaimwsakala vt. to complete, as of a task, to conclude. Kitail anahne kaimwsakala atail doadoahk. We need to complete our work. keimsekla, vi.
kain n. kind, sort, type₁, typically with a negative connotation when used with reference to people. [Eng.]
kainangih, also keinangih. vt. to motivate, to inspire; to arouse sexual desire. kaineng, adj.
kainen vi. neut. to straighten; to inventory; to defecate. kainene, vt.
kainen mwenge 1. polite. vi. to defecate. 2. n. feces. cf. [meing] loakewel.
kainen pihl 1. polite. vi. to urinate. 2. n. urine. cf. [meing] koamwosod.
kainen pwuhk 1. vi. to do bookkeeping. 2. n. bookkeeping, accounting, reconciliation of an account.
kainene vt. to straighten; to inventory; to aim. kainen, vi.
kaineng adj. motivational, inspirational, sexy. kainangih, keinangih, vt.
kaingihng vt. to lay (something) on its side; to tilt. I pahn kaingihngala serio. I will lay the child on her side.
kaingun n. navy. [Jap. kaigun]
kainihneng adj. lusty, craving something.
kaiot meing. n. chin. cf. kaikai.
kaipw₁ meing. n. the lower half of the human body. cf. kapihe.
kaipw₂ vt. to beseech the Great Spirit (Enihlap) to descend upon the Nahnmwarki or the Nahnken. I kaipw Enihlap pohn Erekiso. I beseech the Great Spirit to descend upon his highness.
7/6/2018 8:03:49 AM From: DS To: DS. I have no additional comment.
kaipwaipw 1. vi. to cause a spirit to manifest itself in someone. 2. n. manifestation of the spirit.
kaipwarak, also kaipwerek. vi. to ornament; to groom. kaipwarakih, kaipwerekih, vt.
kaipwarakih, also kaipwerekih. vt. to ornament; to groom. kaipwarak, kaipwerek, vi.
kaipwerek, also kaipwarak. vi. to ornament; to groom. kaipwerekih, kaipwarakih, vt.
kaipwerekih, also kaipwarakih. vt. to ornament; to groom. kaipwerek, kaipwarak, vi.
kaipwihdi vt. to give birth. see kaipwidi.
kaipwiong vt. to impregnate.
kair n. news; announcement.
kairada vt. to nurture; to raise children, to provide guidance for children; to develop or adopt habits or ideas from. Seri kau keirida Pohnpei. The children were raised on Pohnpei.
kairak, also kaireke. vt. to arrange in a straight line, to arrange in order, to line up in a sequence. Ihs me kairak takai ni keilen dihpw ko? Who arranged the stones on the edge of the grass? Kairakala seri kan. Line up the children. keirek₂, vi.
kairakala vt. to do x times in a row.
kairakidi vt. to be listed, to be ranked, to be ordered in succession, from first to last, or from top to bottom;. Kairakidi eden koaros nan doaroapwe. List everyone's name on paper.
kairala vt. to stop something from continuing, to conclude, to put an end to. E kairala aht koasoai. He stopped our talk. Kitail kairala atail mihting. Let’s conclude our meeting.
kairehki vt. to inform, to notify.
kaireke, also kairak. vt. to arrange in a straight line, to arrange in order, to line up in a sequence. keirek₂, vi.
kairoir 1. vi. to have a view looking down. 2. n. vision; view, sight.
kairong polite. vt. to observe, to watch, to view. Luhk kairong dahme wiewiawi. Luhk observed what was happening.
kairu n. toad, frog. [Jap. kaeru]
kaisa n. company, corporation, group. [Jap. kaisha]
Kaiser Biblical. n. Caesar. [Ger. Kaiser]
kaisihsol, also kaisol. vi. to fast₂ or abstain from food, voluntarily or under command from a superior. kaisihsolih, vt.
kaisihsolih vt. see kaisihsol.
kaisol, also kaisihsol. vi. to fast₂ or abstain from food, voluntarily or under command from a superior.
kait n. a yam cultivar.
kaitar vt. to provide whatever is missing until a need is satisfied; to improve.
kaitiek, also keitiek. vt. to cause another to hang his/her head in shame or embarrasment; to degrade someone, to put someone down.
kaitin kehpindol n. a yam cultivar.
kaitin pohnpei n. a yam cultivar.
kaiwek n. fish sp.
kak vt. to be able to, can₁. Ke kak uhda? Can you stand up?
kakete vi. to be possible. Kumwa kakete iang pilipilda. It is possible both of you might be selected.
9/15/2017 10:04:34 AM From: KR To: KR. I need to think about what part of speech this is.
8/17/2018 1:02:39 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 I need to think about what part of speech this is.
kakahngseli vt. see kakahnseli.
kakahnseli, also kakahngseli. vt. to make a round of visits. Ohlo kakahnseli sampei kan. The man was visiting the various islands.
kakau n. cacao, Theobroma cacao. [Eng.]
kakehla, also kakehlaka. vt. to strengthen, to heal, to encourage; to confirm. Ke kin kakehla ahi lamalam. You strengthen my will.
kakehlahda vt. to cause a sick person to recover.
kakehlail 1. vi. to be strengthened; to get encouragement. 2. n. confirmation (the rite administered in church). kakehlailih, vt.
kakehlailih vt. to strengthen, to encourage; to confirm, as in the confirmation rite in the church. kakehlail, vi.
kakehlaka, also kakehla. vt. to strengthen, to heal, to encourage; to confirm.
kaker 1. vi. to cause a liquid to flow into a container, as when one directs the flow of water from a spring into a bucket. 2. meing. vi. to consume kava. 2. Komw kaker pwohng? Did you have kava last night? kakere, vt. cf. kangsakau.
kaker pwudou vi. to workout (physical exercise), to engage in a labor intensive activity; to use a sauna.
kakere vt. see kaker.
kakerehdi vt. to spill, of a liquid; to shed₁, of tears.
kakerepil n. fish sp., an immature sweetlips porgy, Plectorhynchus celebicus.
kakerepwel meing. n. nullification. cf. kasohr.
kakerepwelihala meing. vt. to nullify, to ignore. cf. kasohrehla.
kakete vi. to be possible. Kumwa kakete iang pilipilda. It is possible both of you might be selected.
kakihr vt. to submerge; to strip off clothing; to unsheathe a knife or hidden weapon; to slide, as on a cable; to tight-line fish.
kakihruhkala Biblical. vi. to be overwhelmed.
kakil vt. to stare at. pekekil, vi. cf. [meing] koumoale.
kakiles n. sp. of large black ant.
kakilit meing. vi. to be itchy. cf. kapwudong.
kakipwel n. (3sg. kakipweli) banana flower.
kakko adj. putting on airs, showing off. [Jap. kakkō : form, appearance]
kakommoale, also kommoale. vt. to make one rest. kommoal, vi.
kakon en neh n3s. ankle.
kakon medek, also koakon medek. n. arthritic joint pain, commonly associated with lower than normal temperatures.
kakone vt. to arrange, to assemble, to put together; to start a rumor.
kakonepene vt. to reassemble; to fit together.
kakos adj. oppressive, given to bending others to one's will. Saudeleur me kakos. Saudeleur was oppressive. kakose, vt.
kakose vt. to bend, to bend to one's will; to restrict, to imprison. Liho kakose nah serepeino. That woman restricted her daughter. kakos, vi.
kakudai n. marching band₂. [Jap. gakutai : band]
kakuhrekpene vi. to be joined together. Pwihn riawo kakuhrekpene wiahda ehute. Those two groups were joined together to become just one.
kakun vt. to extinguish. kokun, vi.
kakupwel n. egg of a nut.
10/21/2017 10:44:03 PM From: KR To: KR. ?? DS doesn't know this word or what it means.
8/17/2018 1:03:03 PM From: KR To: KR. #7 DS doesn't know this word or what it means.
kakus vt. to spray, to cause to flow; to drain. kokus, vi.
kala₁ adj. boastful, pompous, pretentious, conceited. cf. [meing] pohnlangile.
kala₂ n. collar. [Eng.]
kaladahn, also akadahn, lakadahn. n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten raw, prized for its delicious taste, Musa acuminata. [Tag. lakatan]
kalahd meing. n. disdain; filth.
kalahdiki meing. vt. to disdain; to hate; to dislike. cf. sautiki, suwediki.
kalahki vt. to be proud of.
kalahngan 1. adj. generous, merciful. 2. n. kindness, generosity, mercy, grace (the grace of God). 3. interj. thank you. cf. [meing] sapekenko.
kalahngan en komwi interj. thank you (to one person), often shortened to kalahngan.
10/15/2017 11:40:49 PM From: KR To: KR. Make definition of sapenko and reseulap identical to kalahngan, except for thank you.
8/17/2018 1:05:24 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Make definition of sapenko and reseulap identical to kalahngan, except for thank you.
kalahp n. turtle sp., Pacific greenback turtle, Chelonia mydas.
kalaidong n. a variety of rahmedel, a kava cultivar, distinguished by the abscence of spots on its stems.
kalaimwun 1. adj. large. 2. n. (3sg. kalaimwuni) magnitude.
kalak n. tree sp., Palaquium karrak.
kalamwih vt. to trigger a fear of ghosts or of the dead. kelemw, adj.
kalamwur vt. to water, to cool with water. kelemwur, vi.
kalangilangih meing. vt. to convey a title to. cf. kamware.
kalangiso, also kehnlangiso. n. the name of the first beam as you enter a feasthouse.
10/15/2017 11:49:23 PM From: KR To: KR. Clarify.
8/17/2018 1:06:12 PM From: KR To: KR. #8 Clarify.
kalangk sahpw vi. to overuse land suitable for yam cultivation.
kalanglik 1. meing. adj. generous. 2. meing. n. (3sg. kalangliki) generosity, as in being generous toward neighboring chiefdoms.
kalapada adj. having thin legs and a large torso.
kalapw adv. frequently. E kin kalapw seiloak. He frequently travels.
kalapwuhs n. jail, prison; prisoner. [Eng. calaboose < Spa. calabozo : dungeon]
kalapwuk meing. vi. to be alone. E kalapwuk. He is alone. cf. kelehpw.
kalapwur vt. to scrape.
kalau vt. to cool down, to calm down someone who is angry.
kalauala, also kalaudi. vt. to ease the tension of a situation by calming someone who is angry.
kalaude vt. to increase, to enlarge.
kalaudehieng vt. to increase the volume of.
kalaudepe n. increment, supplement.
kalaudi, also kalauala. vt. to ease the tension of a situation by calming someone who is angry.
kalawahda vt. to scare off.
kalawahla vt. to scare away, to frighten.
kale, also kaleke. sent. adv. don't ever. Kale ke tangasangie. Don't ever run away from me.
kalehk vi. to fast₂ or abstain from food. kalehki, vt.
kalehki, also kalehk. vt. to fast₂ or abstain from food.
kalei, also kalekei. polite. vt. excuse me, look out. Kalei komwi mahs. Please excuse me (upon passing in front of another).
kaleke, also kale. sent. adv. don't ever. Kaleke ke de manokeiehla. Don't ever forget me.
kalekei, also kalei. polite. vt. excuse me, look out. Kalekeikumwail. Look out (when something or someone is moving by)! Kalekeiuk. Please excuse me (upon passing in front of another).
kalel n. concubine.
kalelapak 1. vi. to inquire, to ask, to check, to question. 2. n. inquiry, question.
kalele vt. to inform. Ke kalele ohlo dahme pahn wiawi? Did you inform the man what will take place?
kalemwei n. shellfish sp., Turbo petholatus, found in fresh-water.
kalender n. calendar. [Eng.]
Kalesia Biblical. n. Galatians, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament). [Eng.]
kalesih vt. to humiliate. Liho kalesih ohlo. The woman humiliated that man.
kaleu, also kalo. n. (3sg. kalewe) root₂.
Kalewen Mein Mesihsou n. a subclan of the Lipitahn.
kalewiala vt. to finish cooking food not done.
kaliahdekih vt. to cause to recoil.
kaliat 1. meing. n. the act of scratching one's body. 2. meing. vi. to be scratching. kaliete, vt. cf. kerupwud.
kalidoarih vt. to irritate, to cause anxiety. lidoar, adj.
kalidu n. slavery.
kaliduwih vt. to enslave. Ohlo kaliduwih nah aramas. That man enslaved his people.
kaliete meing. vt. to scratch, as when itching. kaliat, vi. cf. karupwude.
kalikala vt. to surpass, to outdo, to exceed.
kalikasang vt. to wean; to train₁ someone not to do something.
kalikawih, also kelikawih. vt. to dress someone.
kalikedi vt. to prohibit, to prevent.
kalikou n. hymen.
kalimwed, also kelimwed. n. bird sp., island swiftlet, Aerodramus vanikorensis.
kalingan n. glory; beauty.
kalingana, also kelingana. vt. to beautify, to embellish, to decorate; to glorify.
kalipala, also kalipe. vt. to exhile, to banish. Mehn Sehmen kalipala mehn Sokehs ko. The Germans exiled the people of Sokehs. kalipilip, vi.
kalipe, also kalipala. 1. vt. to exhile, to banish. 2. meing. vt. to joke with, to tease. kalipilip, vi. cf. kemwene.
kalipilip vi. to be exiled, to be banished. kalipe, vt.
Kalipohnia n. California. [Eng.]
kalipwelipwe vt. to wound, to injure; to repeat.
kalisahkih, also kelisahkih. vt. to toss with a sidearm motion, to swing someone on a swing.
kalitopw adj. causing a feeling of intoxication, of kava, alcohol, or sex.
kalo, also kaleu. n. (3sg. kalewe) root₂.
kaloaloahla vt. to deepen.
kalohk 1. n. announcement, declaration, proclamation (all done orally). 2. vi. to announce, to declare, to proclaim.
kalohkih vt. to announce, to declare. Ihs me kalohkih men? Who announced it?
kalohmwat vt. to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct.
kalohmwetidi vt. to pacify someone who is angry; to inhibit or slow down an activity.
kalohpwuala, also kalopwuehla. vt. to crucify.
kaloiloida vi. to be raised from birth by a human (of an orphaned animal). Nei pwihket kaloiloida. My pig was raised by a human. kaloirada, vt.
kaloiloitik vi. to rear₁ a child.
kaloirada vt. to raise an orphaned animal from birth. I kaloirada nei pwihko. I raised that orphaned pig from birth. kaloiloida, vi.
kaloiridi vt. to be with someone at the time at their death.
kalok adj. heart-breaking.
kaloke vt. to punish; to antagonize. kalokolok, vi.
kalokepe n3s. penalty, punishment, fine₂.
kalokolok 1. vi. to be punished. 2. n. punishment. kaloke, vt.
kalon n. gallon. [Eng.]
kalopo n. plant sp., Calopogonium mucunoides.
kalopwuehla, also kalohpwuala. vt. to crucify.
kalowehdi, also powehdi. vt. to conquer; to overcome, to overwhelm.
kaluhlu 1. meing. vi. to vomit. 2. meing. n. vomit. cf. mmwus.
kaluhs, also koluhs. adj. wasteful. [luhs <Eng. lose] kaluhsih, vt.
kaluhsih vt. to defeat; to waste. [luhs <Eng. lose] kaluhs, vi.
kalupwur vt. to scrape the surface of something. kelupwulupw, vi.
kalus vt. to promote someone's status above another's. Mwohnsapw kalus Dauk pohn Wasahi. Mwohnsapw promoted Dauk over Wasahi.
kalusada vt. to surprise, to shock. Mwein kitail kalusada ohlo, pwe e sohte kasik me kitail pahn kemedipwe. Maybe we shocked the man, for he did not expect us to honor him with a feast.
kalusala vt. to complete, to conclude.
kalusasang vt. to take off, to remove, as a covering.
kalusiamahla vt. see kalusiamala.
kalusiamala, also kalusiamahla. vt. to hang, as at an execution. Ekei wehi kin kalusiamala aramas me dipekihda dipen kamaramas. Some countries hang people who are convicted of murder.
kaluwanda vt. to remove some part of something so that it is no longer whole or complete.
kaluwenta 1. n. a kind of magic applied to blood from a wound, believed to cause death. 2. vi. to employ this kind of magic.
kama₁ n. Japanese style cooking pot. [Jap. kama 釜]
kama₂ n. sickle. [Jap. kama 鎌]
kama₃ n. comma, the punctuation mark. [Eng.]
kamadakahla vt. see kamadakala.
kamadakala, also kamadakahla. vt. to cause pain, to hurt; to cause distress. kamedek, vi.
kamadal vt. to make smooth out; to finish, as of concrete; to plaster; to polish, to wax.
kamadamad adj. insincere in the refusal of food, as prompted by the dictates of hospitality.
kamadipw 1. vi. to feast. 2. n. traditional ceremonial feast, party. kemedipwe, vt.
kamadipw en nohpwei, also kamadipw en sekenmei, sekenmei. n. a feast of reciprocation for the first feast of the breadfruit season. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en aluhmwur 1. n. feast given for people who are engaging in the practice of aluhmwur. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en dapwehiak 1. meing. n. a feast for a royal mourning party that involves a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken from another chiefdom. 2. meing. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kamadipw en dapwehiak kin wiawihieng soupeidi me ketdo sang nan ehu wehi pwehn mwahieiki pwoulahn ehu kahlap. The feast for the royal mourning party is made for the royalty of another chiefdom who are on hand to mourn the death of a member of the royalty.
kamadipw en iloakiloak 1. meing. n. a feast to express appreciation for a gift from another chiefdom. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kamadipw en iloakiloak kin wiawi ni ansou me Nahnmwarki alehdi dipwisou me pekedersang kahlap en ehu wehi tohrohr. A feast of appreciation is made when a Nahnmwarki receives some high value commodities from the royalty of another chiefdom. 2. Kitail pahn kamadipw en iloakiloak? Are we going to have an appreciation feast?
kamadipw en kapel, also kapel. 1. meing. n. a welcoming feast for a Nahnmwarki, a feast for any royalty returning from a trip. 2. vi. to prepare such a feast. 1. Kamadipw en kapel kin wiawi mwurin soupeidi ah sapahl sang seiloak. A welcoming feast is customarily prepared after royalty returns from a trip. 2. Kitail pahn kamadipw en kapel ong Nahnken nan wihk kohkohdoh. We will have a welcoming feast for the Nahnken next week.
kamadipw en kehmwakele 1. meing. n. a feast prepared during a bridal request made to a Soupeidi. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kamadipw en kehmwakele kin wiawi ni pekpwopwoud ah kin wiawi ong soupeidi. A feast for a bridal request made to a Soupeidi.
kamadipw en kemwurumwur n. a farewell feast. cf. [meing] daurlik, kadaurlik.
kamadipw en komwurumwur 1. n. farewell feast; Last Supper (Biblical). 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en kopwopwoud 1. n. marriage feast. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en kousapw 1. n. feast to honor the section chiefs, normally done once a year. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en luhk 1. meing. n. a feast in honor of the party that brings an invitation from another chiefdom. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kamadipw en luhk kin wiawihieng luhk me kohsang nan ehu wehi. A feast for a royal party is made for a party invited from another chiefdom.
kamadipw en maram 1. archaic. n. feast given by young people on the occasion of a full moon. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en nohpwei, also kamadipw en sekenmei, sekenmei. 1. n. a feast of reciprocation for the first feast of the breadfruit season. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en peneinei 1. n. family feast. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kamadipw en sekenmei, also sekenmei, kamadipw en nohpwei. 1. meing. n. a feast of reciprocation for the first feast of the breadfruit season. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Ni ansou me kehmei kin wiawi, ah kamadipw en sekenmei pil kin pelian. In the event of an initial feast of the breadfruit season, there will be a reciprocal feast .
kamadipw en tiepwel 1. meing. n. a feast for the recovery from an illness. 2. meing. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kamadipw en tiepwel kin wiawi ni Nahnmwarki ahr rosondahsang sounei. A feast of recovery is made when a Nahnmwarki recovers from an illness. 2. Kitail pahn kamadipw en tiepwel. We will have a feast of recovery.
kamadipw en wahu 1. n. feast given annually to pay respect and tribute to the Nahnmwarki that takes place in September, October, or November, in which kehi (uncooked clusters of yam tubers) are used as tribute. People are then permitted to use kehi at any feast. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
Kamadipw Sarawi 1. n. Holy Communion. 2. vi. to take Holy Communion.
kamadipwe, also kemedipwe. vt. to make a feast in honor of someone of high esteem. kamadipw, vi. cf. [meing] kasaune.
kamahdied meing. n. trust, confidence, faith, hope. Re sapwellimaniki kamahdied pohn Nahnken. He has confidence in the Nahnken. cf. koapwoaroapwoar.
kamahlahl₁ meing. n. entertainment; serenade. cf. kemweit.
kamahlahl₂ n. echo.
kamahlahle meing. vt. to entertain; to baby-sit; to pamper to excess. Mwohnsapw kamahlahle irail. Mwohnsapw entertained them. cf. kamwait.
kamahliel adj. glistening, blinding.
kamahn rais n. pot for cooking rice. [Jap. kama 釜]
kamaiawe vt. to free; to ease pain; to relieve.
kamair vt. to put to sleep.
kamakam vi. neut. to spank or beat. keme, vt.
kamakamala, also kamala. vi. to be executed, to be killed; to be dropped, as a case in court. kemehla, vt.
kamal n. vine sp.
kamala, also kamakamala. vi. to be executed, to be killed, to be put to death; to be dropped, as a case in court. kemehla, vt.
kamalailai vt. to calm someone. kamaleilei, vi.
kamalailaidi, also kameleileidi. vt. to pacify, to ease tension, to calm someone down.
kamalau n. to thin out a crop; to practice the spacing of having children.
kamalaulau 1. vi. to be reduced in number. 2. n. reduction. kamalaulawih, vt.
kamalaulawih vt. to reduce in number. kamalaulau, vi.
kamalawa₁ vt. to add space, to thin out, to space out in time.
kamalawa₂ n. plant sp., a smelly, medicinal plant.
kamalehd meing. adj. comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful. Ninlimahret me kamalehd. This place (of yours) is pleasant. cf. kansenamwahu.
kamaleilei vi. to be calmed. kamalailai, vt.
kamam, also kamem. vt. to enjoy, of any intoxicating drink.
kamamauk vt. to make someone cry.
kamamsakau, also kamemsakau. adj. given to drinking kava.
kamana vt. to make official, to authorize, to give official approval to, to empower. kamanaman, vi.
kamanaman vi. to be made official, to be authorized, to be given official approval, to be empowered. Koasoandi wet alehier kamanaman sang kepina. This law received approval from the governor. kamana, vt.
kamanda , also kemenda. vt. to tame.
kamang vt. to kill a tree, by any method.
kamangai, also kamengei₁. vt. to make something easier, to facilitate.
kamangaida vt. to request; to get, to use one's connections to obtain something that is needed. I pahn kamangaida pwihk, ah kitail koaros pahn pwainpene. I will make a pig available, and we will all chip in to pay for it.
kamangaila vt. to simplify, to arrange in a simple manner, to delete some part of task.
kamangk, also kamangkpene. vt. to squint at.
kamangkpene vt. to squint one's eyes.
6/17/2018 2:48:14 PM From: KR To: DS. What is the intranstive form here? We have mengk, but with a somewhat different meaning. Please reconcile these.
6/17/2018 2:46:10 PM From: KR To: DS. Please check the meanings of kamangk and this word to make sure the definitions are correct. It might be useful to add sample sentences.
kamantik vt. to persuade cautiously; to move slowly, physically or mentally.
kamara vt. to lighten a burden, either physical or mental.
kamarain n. enlightenment, education. Kamarain sewese me pwulopul kan en keirda mwadang nan madamadau. Education helps youth to improve quickly in thinking skills.
kamarainih vt. to enlighten, to educate.
kamarak vt. to spread out. kemerek, vi.
kamaramas vi. to commit homicide.
kamasak vt. to scare, to intimidate, to menace.
kamasepwehk adj. frightening, intimidating. kamasepwehkih, vt.
kamasepwehkih vt. to frighten; to intimidate. kamasepwehk, adj.
kamasikek adj. mean, selfish, said of a person who never uses any of his prime crops for any purpose other than his own personal consumption.
kamasriaparih vt. to double, as roofing or paper; to make a double lining, as when sewing something.
kamat vi. neut. to age, of food; to let get ripe. kamata, vt.
kamata vt. see kamat.
kamatahla Biblical. vt. to kill. kamatala, vi.
kamatala Biblical. vi. to be killed. kamatahla, vt.
kamauke vt. to cause to cry, to cause to mourn.
kamaurada vt. to start, of an engine.
kamdaim n. compensation time. [Eng. comp time]
kamedek adj. painful, physically or mentally. kamadakala, vt.
kamedel n. plaster; wax.
kamehlel 1. vi. to be verified, to be believed to be true. 2. n. final proof; final heat of a race. kamehlele, vt.
kamehlele vt. to verify; to believe to be true. kamehlel, vi.
kameimeiso 1. meing. n. the process of plucking whiskers, as with tweezers, shells, or fish scales. 2. vi. to pluck whiskers, with tweezers, shells, or fish scales. 1. Dene mahs kameimeiso kin kalapw wiawi, ah ansou wet e sohla kin wiawi. It is said that long time ago the process of whisker plucking was a frequent practice, but now it it is no longer done. 2. Mwohnsapw pahn kameimeiso. Mwohnsapw's whiskers will be plucked. cf. usalis.
kameimeisoe vt. to pluck whiskers, with tweezers, shells, or fish scales. Likend me kin kameimeisoe Mwohnsapw. It is Likend that plucked the whiskers for Mwohnasapw. kemeimeiso, vi.
kameiou vi. to sweeten.
kamel n. camel. [Eng.]
kameleilei n. pacification.
kameleileidi, also kamalailaidi. vt. to pacify, to ease tension, to calm someone down.
kamelengileng vi. to be polished, to be shined, to be waxed. kamelengilengih, vt.
kamelengilengih vt. to polish, to shine, to wax. kamelengileng, vi.
kamem, also kamam. vt. to enjoy, of any intoxicating drink.
kamemsakau, also kamamsakau. adj. given to drinking kava.
kamengei₁, also kamangai. vt. to make something easier, to facilitate.
kamengei₂ n. option. Mie kamengei ehu. There is one option.
kamenipih vt. to trim; to make thin.
kamenpil n. one who like watery kava. Kamenpil men mwo. That is a drinker.
kamera n. camera. [Eng.]
kamidome n. barrette, clasp for holding a female's hair in place. [Jap. kamidome]
kaminasang vi. to be cleansed, to be thoroughly emptied. Pihlo kaminasang samine. The water was purified. kaminehsang, vt.
kaminehsang vt. to clean thoroughly; to empty thoroughly, of a container. kaminasang, vi.
kaminepeseng vt. to break into pieces. E katehki kepo nan takaiko oh kaminepeseng. He threw the cup on a pile of rocks and broke it into pieces.
kammada, also kemmada. vt. to dry.
kammen vi. to provide a pig or dog for a feast.
kamoadolan vt. to await an event.
kamoahdiod n. hope; pride.
kamoatoare, also koamoatoare. vt. to oil or lubricate.
kamohng meing. adj. comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful, relaxing. Luwahreureu me pahn kamohng. Picnicking will be pleasing. kamohnge, vt. cf. kansenamwahu.
7/2/2018 8:50:01 AM From: KR To: DS. Can this also mean relaxing?
8/19/2018 7:51:43 PM From: DS To: KR. Yes.
kamohnge meing. vt. to comfort, to please, to console. Mwohnsapw pahn kamohnge Likend. Mwohnsapw will comfort Likend. kamohng, adj. cf. kansenamwahuwih.
kamp 1. n. camp. 2. vi. to camp. 1. Se kin mi nan kamp. We live in a camp. 2. Se kamp nanwel. We camped in the forest. [Eng.]
Kampa archaic. n. a yearly religious ceremony held by the people of Onohnleng in Kitti in the traditional religion.
kampare interj. an exhortation, Do your best! [Jap. ganbare]
kampe adj. bitter, as characteristic of menioak, mwekimwek, or kehmpalahi; this term is used in all municipalities except U, where sadik is more common.
kampilein 1. vi. to file₁ a complaint in court or at a police station. 2. n. a complaint in the form of a legal accusation against another. [Eng.] kampileinih, vt.
kampileinih vt. see kampilein.
kampio 1. n. a caretaker for an invalid, especially one in a hospital. 2. vi. to act as such a caretaker. [Jap. kanbyō] kampioih, vt.
kampioih vt. see kampio.
kampiuder, also kompiuder. n. computer. [Eng.]
kampos n. compass. [Eng.]
kampwose vt. to fill by means of a pump; to cause to rise by adding yeast in the making of bread.
kampwosehda vt. to cause to swell.
kampwul, also kompwul. n. a source of light₁, such as a lamp, etc.
kamuk adj. given to applying a severe punishment.
kamwadong n. a competative game.
kamwadonge vt. to hold a sporting event for. Re pahn kamwadonge sounmwadong en Pohnpei. They will hold a sporting event for the Pohnpei athletes.
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kamwahl 1. vi. to double-cross; to fornicate, to have a sexual affair. 2. n. sexual affair. kamwahlih, vt.
kamwahlih vt. see kamwahl.
kamwahu₁ 1. n. welfare, benefit, improvement; community improvement tax or labor;. 2. vi. to do community improvement work.
kamwahu₂ 1. vi. to settle a quarrel, to make peace. 2. n. labor provided by a male member of a household for the purpose of public improvement, such as clearing community roads or cleaning community facilities; appeasement, conciliation. kamwahwih, vt.
kamwahupe n3s. advantage.
kamwahula vi. to be fixed or renovated.
kamwahupe n3s. advantage.
kamwahwih vt. to improve; to settle a quarrel; to say good things about someone. kamwahu₂, vi.
kamwahwihala vt. to cure, as an illness; to repair, as an old structure; to pacify, to resolve. Winio kamwahwihala en serio soumwahuo. The medicine cured the child's illness. E kamwahwihala arail pingipingo. He resolved their conflict.
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kamwait vt. to entertain; to baby-sit; to pamper to excess. cf. [meing] kamahlahle.
kamwakara vt. to cause one to walk out; to cause one to go on a labor strike; to cause disgust, to upset. Re kamwakarahda ohlo nan mihtingo aio. They caused the man to walk out of the meeting yesterday.
kamwakel vi. to clean. kamwakele, vt.
kamwakele vt. see kamwakel.
kamwakelekel n. cleansing, purification.
kamwakid vt. to move, to shake; to make a motion, as in a legislative proceeding. kemwekid, vi.
kamwamw vt. to exhaust, of a supply.
kamwamwahl adj. despicable, contemptible. kamwamwahlih, vt.
kamwamwahlih vt. to despise, to hold in contempt, to disdain, to scorn. kamwamwahl, adj.
kamwan 1. n. joke. 2. vi. to joke or tease. kemwene, vt.
kamwarak vt. to sow or broadcast seed.
kamware 1. vt. to raise an issue, to get the attention of a group for the purpose of exploring their reaction to a topic. 2. meing. vt. to convey a title to. 1. I kamwareirail pwe I men ese dah arail pepehm. I raised the issue with them because I wanted to get their reaction. cf. [meing] kalangilangih.
kamwasik adj. scorching; hurting emotionally. kamwasikahla, vt.
kamwasikahla vt. to burn, to scorch; to hurt another emotionally. kamwasik, vi.
kamwataia vi. to wag the tail, as of a dog.
kamwatau, also kamwotou, kamwataur. vt. to suspend, to dangle, to hang, as of the legs.
kamwataur vt. to suspend, to dangle, to hang, as of the legs. E mwohndi ni keilen tahto, ih kamwataur nehko. He sat at the edge of the platform and hung his legs over the side. mwotou, vi.
kamwatel, also kamwetel. n. earthworm, intestinal worm; hair roots of kava.
3/19/2018 9:34:58 AM From: KR To: KR. Should there really be a root₁ and a root₂?
8/17/2018 1:07:05 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 Should there really be a root₁ and a root₂?
kamwehdied n. hope, trust.
kamweid vt. to break off. E kameidpeseng pwopwoudo. He broke off their marriage.
kamweimwahu vi. to make peace.
kamweng 1. vi. to be fed; to make a small feast; to provide food. 2. n. small feast; feeding; fertilizer. 3. n. welcoming feast for someone returning from a trip. kamwenge, vt. cf. [meing] kapel.
kamweng kasapw 1. n. a maternity feast, held for a pregnant woman in anticipation of her death or her child's death. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Peneineio onohnop ren wia arail kamweng kasapw. The family is preparing to do their maternity feast 2. Re kamweng kasapw rahn wet. They are having a maternity feast today.
kamwenge vt. to feed, to have a feast for someone returning from long trip. kamweng, vi. cf. [meing] kapele.
kamwengehda vt. to poison food by the use of magic.
kamwer 1. n. seed bed; bait arranged on the ocean floor to lure turtles. 2. vi. to make a seed bed, to sew seeds; to sew one's deeds, resulting in good or bad consequences; to arrange bait on the ocean floor to lure turtles;.
kamwere, also kemwere. vt. to gesture menacingly, to feint a blow.
kamwerehda vt. to loosen, to dismantle. Kamwerehda sukuru kan. Loosen the screws.
6/5/2018 9:30:06 AM From: KR To: DS. Do kamwerehda and kamwerehdi both mean to dismantle? We have defined both the same way.
8/19/2018 7:55:21 PM From: DS To: KR. Kamwerehda means to lossen while kamwerehdi means to dismantle.
kamwerehdi vt. to cause something to fall, to dismantle; to blow down. Kisiniengo kamwerehdi wahn mahio nanpwel. The wind blew the breadfruit down to the ground.
kamweseu adj. sexually excited. kamwesewih, vt.
kamwesewih vt. to sexually excite someone. kamweseu, adj.
kamwetel, also kamwatel. n. earthworm, intestinal worm; hair roots of kava.
kamwis vt. to shake up and down. kamwisimwis, vi.
kamwisimwis vi. to be shaking, as during an earthquake. kamwis, vt.
kamwoamwasang vi. to exhaust a supply of something.
kamwoarong n. an act of provocation.
kamwoaronge vt. to provoke, to irritate, to exasperate, to aggravate.
kamwohd n. primary spouse or lover.
kamwohda vt. to wipe up feces.
kamwohdang vt. to force someone to remain awake, to make someone stay up; to subpoena someone. Mwohnsapw kamwohdang tohn sahio lel nimensing. Mwohnsapw made the members of visiting party stay up until morning.
kamwohdangdi vt. to honor a visiting title holder by seating him/her among the host dignitaries. Soukisehnleng kamwohdangki Pwoud Lepen Palikir. Soukisehnleng is honoring Pwoud Lepen Palikir.
kamwomwala vt. to lay waste to.
kamwomwsuwedih vt. to bring disgrace to, to defame. cf. [meing] koasoarsuwedih.
kamwopwula vt. to suffocate.
kamwosod 1. meing. vi. to urinate. 2. meing. n. urine. 1. Mwohnsapw pahn kamwosod dod mwurin ar pahn koanoate Lasix. Mwohnsapw will urinate frequently after taking Lasix. cf. pipihs.
kamwot vi. to be shortened, to be abbreviated.
kamwotial 1. n. a kind of magic, performed to shorten a distance, as when carrying a heavy load. 2. vi. to employ this kind of magic.
kamwotomwei 1. n. an action taken by a Nahnmwarki or his subjects that could be viewed by the Great Spirit (Enihlap, Koht) as offensive, believed to bring about an abrupt end to the reign of the ruling Nahnmwarki. 2. vi. to take this action. 1. Kamwotomwei ieu me Mwohnsapw wiaho. What the Nahnmwarki did was an action that will shorten his reign. 2. Mwohnsapw kamwotomwei. Mwohnsapw took an action that will end his reign.
kamwotou, also kamwatau, kamwataur. vt. to suspend, to dangle, to hang, as of the legs.
kamwurala vt. to say farewell to a traveler or a dying person.
kan, also akan. dem. mod. those, by you.
kana vi. to win. [Spa. ganar]
Kanada n. Canada. [Eng.]
kanahng interj. Hurry up!, Come on!
kanahng- vt. to continue on. Kanahngala omw mwengehn! Keep on eating!
kanahng interj. Hurry up!, Come on!
kanahria, also rimpio. 1. n. gonorrhea. 2. vi. to have gonorrhea. [Eng.]
kanai vt. to cherish; to add small stones to an uhmw. keneinei, adj.
kanaiehng vt. to take care of, to watch out for.
kanaitik 1. n. a method of making breadfruit trees bear₁ fruit earlier, done by making four cuts about the length of a hand lengthwise on the stem, approximately 1.5 feet above the ground. 2. vt. to assist a woman at childbirth.
kanakan archaic. adj. good.
kanamenek adj. shameful. kanamenekih, vt.
kanamenekih vt. to embarrass. Pwutako kanamenekihla ah peneinei. That boy embarrassed his family. kanamenek, adj.
kanamenekpe n. embarrassment.
kanampile, also kanempile. vt. to provide drinking water; to make one drink water.
kandalahria, also klordalahria wah tikitik. n. plant sp., smooth rattlepod, Crotalaria pallida.
kandand adj. popular. kandandih, vt.
kandandih vt. to make popular, to publicize. kandand, adj.
kandandsuwedih vt. to cause or create negative publicity.
kandandsuwedihla vt. to disgrace someone in a major way.
kandehla n. candle. [Spa. candela]
kandoh adj. disgraceful, shameful. Soangen mwekiden me kandoh. Such action is disgraceful.
kandoku n. watchman. [Jap. kantoku]
kandowe vt. to disgrace, to defame. Ieremen wia mwekid me kakete kandowehla ohlo. Be careful not to take any action that could disgrace that man.
kanehk vi. to be distributed. Kitail kanehkala mwenge kat. Let's get the food distributed.
kanehkpe n. distribution. Pelik me kin wia kanehkpen koanoat. Pelik usually handles the distribution of prepared food.
kaneke vt. to finish, to accomplish, to complete.
kanekid vt. to save, to store.
kanektikih vt. to hold in low esteem. Re kanektikih en ohlo sawas. They held that man's help in low esteem.
kanempile, also kanampile. vt. to provide drinking water; to make one drink water.
kaneng 1. adj. having contents; well developed, of the tuber of a plant; having a large clitoris. 2. n. (3sg. kanenge) substance; inside of something, contents.
kaneng en uhmw 1. n. contribution to a feast. 2. vi. to provide food to be prepared in the uhmw at a kamadipw; to provide a contribution to a feast.
kanengamah 1. adj. patient. 2. n. patience, restraint; a way of concealing knowledge and of sharing it at auspicious times. cf. [meing] inamah.
kanengamahiong vt. to be patient with. Kanengamahiongirail. Be patient with them.
kanengen uhmw n. a contribution of food for inclusion in an uhmw at a feast.
Kanep n. title of the wife of a Kaniki Ririn.
kang vt. to eat. cf. [meing] sohk₁, koanoate, sakan₁, tungoale.
kangada, vt. to eat something accidentally; to engage in oral sex with.
kangalangal meing. vi. to put on dry clothing. Re pahn kangalangalada mwohn ar pahn mwoalehdi doadoahk en rahnwet. You will have to put on dry clothing before sitting down for the day's work. kangalangale, vt. cf. kemmad, kiemmad.
kangalangale meing. vt. to provide dry clothing to someone who is wet. Irail pahn kangalangale Mwohnsapw. They will provide dry clothing to Mwohnsapw. kangalangal, vi. cf. kemmade.
kangederala vt. to multiply in number, to increase.
kangid vt. to pound₁ or press something into a thick, heavy mass; to chew into fine particles.
kangidirawi vi. to be falsely accused; to be a scapegoat.
kangir n. wooden mallet.
kangkiresek vi. to perform fellatio.
kangkohdang n. tourist party. [Jap. kankōdan]
kangkong n. plant sp., Ipomoea aquatica.
kangkuru n. kangaroo. [Eng.]
kangpihpi vi. to perform cunnilingus.
kangrawih vt. to be blamed for something. I kangrawih doadoahk sakanakan. I am being blamed for bad performance. kengrou, adj.
kangsakau vi. to consume kava.
kanialamall n. a kind of bush or shrub.
Kaniki n. a title.
Kaniki en Mesenieng n. the first section chief of Mesenieng who fled to Kitti because of the displeasure of Lepen Nett.
Kaniki en Metipw n. a title in Mesenieng; one of the brothers who accepted Spanish justice in lieu of the Wasahi of Sokehs following the hostilities of July, 1887.
kaniki en sapwuahtik n. a yam cultivar.
Kaniki Ririn n. a title, in the Nahnken line.
Kanikihn Sapawas n. a title.
Kansas n. Kansas. [Eng.]
kansenamwahu adj. comforting, pleasing, consoling, pleasant, joyful. kansenamwahuwih, vt. cf. [meing] kamalehd, kamohng.
kansenamwahuwih vt. to comfort, to please, to console. kansenamwahu, adj. cf. kamohnge.
kansenoh 1. adj. important, requiring careful attention. 2. Biblical. vi. to confess. 3. n. confession (in the Catholic church).
kansensohki vt. to confess. E kansensohki dipe. He confessed his sin.
kansensuwed adj. sorrowful; depressing, discouraging, disappointing. kansensuwedih, vt.
kansensuwedih vt. to sadden; to discourage, to disappoint. kansensuwed, adj.
kanser 1. n. cancer. 2. vi. to have cancer. [Eng.]
kansohpa n. copra drying shed₂. [Jap. kansōba]
kanti n. hard candy. [Jap. kyandī < Eng.]
kanu, also meikanu. adj. ripe, before the stage called mat₁, of breadfruit only; the first day of the ripening of breadfruit prepared by the dokomei method.
kanuh n. maikol that is aged for just two days and one night.
kanur vi. to shiver, to quiver; to sneak up on someone.
kaokehda vt. to start a fire with something. I pahn kaokehda pohndal. I'm going to start a fire with coconut husks.
kaondenkomwe vt. to resist, to rebel. Sohte me kak kaondenkomwe poahngok. No one can resist an ultimatum from the Nahnmwarki.
kaonopada vt. to prepare, to get ready, to warn. onop, vi.
kap num. cl. used in counting bundles or sheafs. kepen tuwi riakap two sheaves of firewood.
kapa n. copper. [Eng.]
kapa- vt. to pass an object with one's hands; to wave one's hands around. Kapahdo mahs saidahn? Could you please pass the soda?
kapadal vt. to recite; to sound out, to say syllable by syllable, to say word by word, to utter.
kapahiada vt. to make someone happy or wealthy, to bless someone.
kapahieu num. fourth.
kapahle vt. to entice someone to go someplace.
kapahndil 1. n. an intermediary, a go-between between a man and a woman. 2. vi. to serve as an intermediary or go-between. kapahndile, vt.
11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM From: KR To: KR. Cross-reference with form below. Connect glosses in logical way.
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kapahndile vt. to find out information from another without his being aware of it. kapahndil, vi.
12/15/2015 9:16:37 AM From: KR To: KR. This is the tr form of the verb above; reconcile definitions.
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kapahnediwo adj. nauseating.
kapahpah vi. to be distributed. Deikaud kat pahn kapahpah rehn koaros. These takeouts will be distributed among all of them. kapahpahpeseng, vt.
kapahpahpeseng vt. to distribute. kapahpah, vi.
kapahr vi. to look for wild mountain yams.
kapahrak vt. to equalize.
Kapahrek en Pohn Dohl Biblical. n. Sermon on the Mount.
kapahrek₁ 1. vi. to give a speech. 2. n. speech. cf. [meing] poahngok, mahsen, rerinpwaiso.
kapahrek₂ vt. to align, to equalize, to level.
kapahtou adj. saddening.
kapaidok meing. vi. to hear, to listen. Sohpeidi pahn ketin kapaidok ansoun askaradah. Nobles will listen as commoners stands to speak. kapaidoke, vt. cf. rong.
kapaidoke meing. vt. to hear, to listen. Sohpeidi ko kapaidoke kedepwidepw en seiloak en olen Kitti ko ong Koasrae. The nobles listened to the song about the journey of the men from Kitti to Koasrae. kapaidok, vi. cf. rong.
kapaii Biblical. n. privilege, blessing, grace, benefit. cf. [meing] kupwuramwahu.
kapaiia vt. to wish happiness, success, peace, and good fortune; to bless. cf. [meing] kupwuramwahuwih.
kapaik vt. to carry on one's shoulder. kepeik, vi.
kapailok 1. vi. to tease. 2. n. tease. kapailoke, vt.
kapailoke vt. to tease someone. kapailok, adj.
kapairek vt. to hear, to listen. Mie me kapairek ngilen likuwer? Did anyone hear someone calling?
kapakap₁ 1. vi. to pray. 2. n. prayer. cf. [meing] kasakas, loulou.
kapakap₂ n. bundle, sheaf.
kapal vt. to knead, as of dough. kepel, vi.
kapang n. suitcase. [Jap. kaban]
kapapeseng vt. to extend one's or stretch out one's arms; to train₁ a hibiscus tree in order to direct the growth of a yam vine.
kapar 1. vi. to march₁; to go together, to accompany one another. 2. n. march, procession. kapara₁, vt.
kapara₁ vt. to walk together with physical contact; to associate with. kapar, vi.
kapara₂ vt. to breed, to propogate. kaparapar, adj.
10/17/2017 9:40:55 PM From: KR To: KR. The phrase kapara inen katau means to marry a non-Pohnpeian. Add this.
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kaparan vi. to make someone happy, to amuse. kaparanih, vt.
kaparanih vt. see kaparan.
kaparapar adj. fertile, procreating prolifically. kapara₂, vt.
kaparaparala vi. to be propagated.
kaparok n. the upper limbs of a tree that are cut and allowed to fall among the lower limbs to provide better support for the growth of a yam.
kaparoke vt. to cut the upper limbs of a tree and allow them to fall among the lower limbs to provide better support for the growth of a yam.
kaparpwihk vi. to raise, of pigs.
kapas 1. n. feast made for a fishing party. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kapasa vi. to fasten, to affix; to tag someone in the game wiehni. pas₂
kapasmwar 1. n. feast of public acceptance of a title. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kapat 1. vi. to add. 2. n. addition. kapata, vt.
kapata vt. see kapat.
kapatapata vt. to level, to make even. Re kapatapata wasahn wie ihmw. They are leveling a place for house construction.
kapatapatpene vi. to be joined together. Pwihn riawo kapatapatpene wiahda ehu. The two groups were joined into one.
kapatau, also kopatau. n. phlegm.
kapden n. captain, police captain, captain in the military. [Eng.]
kape₁ vt. to play with a toy canoe or boat. Pwutako kape were kisin wahro nan pillapo. The boy floated his small canoe in the river.
kape₂ vt. of the wind, to blow something over. Pwutako kape were kisin wahro nan pillapo. The boy floats his small canoe in the river. Kisiniengo kapehla wahro. The wind blew over the canoe.
kaped vi. to deflower, to have sexual intercourse with a virgin. kapede, vt.
kapedala vi. to be caused to broken, of the hymen. kapedehla, vt.
kapede vt. to deflower, to have sexual intercourse with a virgin. kaped, vi.
kapedehla vt. to break the hymen. kapedala, vi.
kapehd n. (3sg. kapehde) belly, guts, stomach. cf. [meing] kupwur₂, kupwuriso.
kapehd medek 1. n. stomach ache or severe abdominal pain (or uterine pain in females), including symptoms of dizziness and closing of the eyes. 2. vi. to experience these symptoms.
kapehd mweteu adj. having a hanging belly, beer-belly.
kapehd pedeped adj. nauseous.
kapehd tikitik adj. high strung, easily angered, emotional.
kapehden neh n3s. arch of the foot.
kapehdi romantic. n. heart. Ke kemwesikahla kapehdi. You set my heart on fire.
kapehm n. warning.
kapehme vt. to make someone realize his mistake.
kapehr n. Geocardia herbacea, used medicinally.
kapehse 1. n. introduction. 2. vi. to make an introduction. kapehseh, kapehsehih, vt.
kapehseh, also kapehsehih. vt. to introduce; to make acquainted. kapehse, vi.
kapehsehih vt. see kapehseh.
kapei n. a cure for blindness caused by magic.
kapeii vt. to cause to fight,.
kapeii malek 1. n. cockfight. 2. vi. to have a cockfight.
kapeilokaia vi. to talk back, to sass.
kapeipeseng vt. to cause to float apart.
kapel, also kamadipw en kapel. 1. meing. n. a welcoming feast for a Nahnmwarki, a feast for any royalty returning from a trip. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kapel pahn wiawi rahn wet. A welcoming feast will take place today. 2. Re kapel rahn wet. They will have the welcoming feast today. kapele, vt. cf. kamweng.
kapele meing. vt. to give a welcoming feast for a Nahnmwarki, a feast for any royalty returning from a trip. Se kapele Mwohnsapw aio. We gave a selcoming feast for Nahmwarki yesterday. kapel, vi. cf. kamwenge.
kapepeseng vt. to cause to melt, to dissolve, to cause something to dissolve in a liquid.
kaperen adj. amusing, funny, pleasant, joyful. kaperenih, vt. cf. [meing] kapoulaul.
kaperenih vt. to amuse, to please, to bring joy or happiness to. kaperen, adj. cf. [meing] kapoulaulih.
kapes n. head cabbage. [Eng. cabbage]
kapeudial adj. spectacular.
kapi₁ n3s. bottom, the lowest part of a yam or tuber, the interior end of a channel.
kapi₂ vt. to consume leftovers, especially of kava and cigarettes.
kapidohi₁ vi., vt. to release from confinement; to be released, as from the hospital or prison; to withdraw; to purchase on credit. Ohlo kapidohisang nan imweteng. The man was released from jail.
kapidohi₂ n. expense, business expense. Kanaiehng pwe kapidohi de laud sang kapidolong. Be careful not to have expenses exceed income.
kapidolong₁ vt. to submit; to admit; to introduce a bill in the legislature.
kapidolong₂ 1. n. feast for a new dwelling house, revenue. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
kapidolong₃ n. income, revenue.
kapih₁ vt. to give precautionary advice; to coach.
kapih₂ vt. to drink kava after it has been served to others, to eat leftovers. cf. [meing] kepindewehlape.
kapihdi vt. to influence or prejudice another's opinion.
kapihe n3s. the lower half of the human body. cf. [meing] kaipw₁.
kapikada vt. to create, to make up something.
kapikala vt. to transform from one form to another.
kapil vt. to encircle, to go around; to circle.
kapin₁, also kepin. n. captain of a ship. [Eng. captain]
kapin₂ n. cabin, as on a ship. [Eng.]
kapindowe vt. to welcome, to receive.
kaping₁ n. praise, thanksgiving. Re wia arail kaping. They gave their praise.
kaping₂ vt. to cause a disturbance, to create confusion.
Kapingamarangi, also Kerenis. n. a Polynesian-outlier atoll located within Pohnpei State.
kapingaping adj. worthy of praise.
kapir vt. to turn or twist. kepir, vi.
kapirada vt. to wake someone up.
kapisel vt. to shoot, to perform the action which discharges a weapon.
kapiser vt. to hasten.
kapit₁, also kepit₃. meing. n. (3sg. kapitie) voice. cf. ngihl.
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kapit₂ vt. to pry out; to relax a wire or stick under tension. kepit₁, vi.
kapit₃ vt. to rescue, to free an animal or a person, to allow to escape; to salvage.
kapitih vt. to joke with, to tease. kepit₂, adj. cf. [meing] kumwusih, kelipa.
kapitipit vt. to speed up, to make something go faster, to hasten. kepitipit, vi.
kapohl adj. prideful. kapohle, vt.
kapohle vt. to boost one's pride; to make one happy or proud. Ke pahn kapohleirail ma ke kepinga sapwarailo. You will boost their pride if you praise their homeland. kapohl, adj.
kapohlpe n3s. pride. kapohlpen Pohnpei pride of Pohnpei.
kapohpo 1. n. alcohol consumed as a chaser after drinking kava. 2. vi. to consume alcohol after drinking kava. 1. Ke pwainda ata kapohpo? Did you buy our drinks for chasers after kava? 2. Soh, kita sohte pahn kapohpo. No, we will not drink chasers after kava.
kapokon n. a gathering.
kapokone vt. to summon. Ohlo kapokone ah peneinei. The man summoned his family members.
kapokonepene vi. to assemble, to congregate. Soulik kapokonepene ah peneinei ni Kirisimaso. Soulik assembled all of his family members at Christmas time.
kapose vt. to detonate; to pop, as a balloon or chewing gum.
kaposoke vt. to stack, to pile up.
kapou n. fish sp., double-lined mackerel, Grammatorcynus bilineatus.
kapoulaul meing. adj. amusing, prideful, pleasant, joyful. Me kapoulaul arail sipaio ong Isohko. Their skit was amusing to Nahnken. Me kapoulaul I en ese ahi tiahk. It is a source of pride to me that I know my culture. kapoulaulih, vt. cf. kaperen.
kapoulaulih meing. vt. to amuse, to please, to bring joy or happiness to. Mie kasdo me pahn kapoulaulih Mwohnsapw. There are movies that will amuse Mwoahnsapw. kapoulaul, vi. cf. kaperenih.
kappa n. raincoat, tarpaulin. [Jap. kappa]
kapw adj. new, fresh.
kapwad vt. to insert or retract.
kapwadala vt. to reveal, to leak, as a secret.
kapwaiada vt. to fulfill; to obey the law; to cause to succeed.
kapwaih vt. to criticize or insult another, usually employed by or in reference to women.
kapwaireleng 1. meing. vi. to go on a trip, to travel. 2. meing. n. trip, journey, travel. 1. Soukise kapwaireleng. Soukise went on a trip. kapwairelenge cf. seiloak.
kapwairelenge meing. vt. to go on a trip to, to travel to. Mwohnsapwoko kapwairelenge Kuam. Mwohnsapwoko went on a trip to Guam. cf. seiloakih.
kapwala vi. to visit a place for the first time; to refurbish or make like new again.
kapwang adj. tiresome, boring.
kapwanga vt. to exhaust, to tire out. E kapwangahla liho. He exhausted the woman. pwang, adj.
kapwar vt. to exhibit, to display.
kapwarapwarada vi. to be brought up, as a subject in a conversation; to be revealed. kapwarehda, vi.
kapwarehda vt. to bring up, as a subject in conversation; to reveal. Liho kapwarehda madamadau mwahu. That woman brought up a good idea.
kapwarsou 1. meing. vi. to eat breakfast. 2. meing. n. breakfast; sunrise. 1. Isohko sangkenein kapwarsou. Isohko ate breakfast very early. 2. Kapwarsou onopadahr. Breakfast is ready. cf. mwengehn menseng, deied.
kapwat 1. n. decoration, ornament, new outfit of clothing; festive attire; flower, used generically; garland. 2. vi. to decorate or ornament. kapwata, vt.
kapwata vt. see kapwat.
kapwatapwat adj. ornamented, outfitted in new clothing.
kapweiek vt. to stop some action.
kapweipwei vi., vt. to be deceptive, to be unfair; to cuckold, to cheat, to deceive.
kapwelipweilihala vt. to soil, to make something dirty.
kapwella Biblical. vi. to return to dust, to return to earth.
kapwer 1. vi. to be the smallest. 2. n. runt, of a litter; smallest one, as of a bunch of coconuts.
kapwie n. cafe. [Jap. kafē < Fre. café]
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kapwil vt. to direct or channel the flow of water; to impart; to transmit, to broadcast. Irail kapwilla pihlo nan sapwarailo. They channeled the stream into their property. E pahn kapwilehng audepe kan rehn nah pwutako. He will impart his wisdom to his son.
kapwilihala vt. to combine, to make two things into one. Re kapwilihala doadoahk en ipwidi oh kapel. They combined the birthday and the welcome party.
kapwilihda vt. to wake someone by pulling the hair on his/her big toe.
kapwkapwewasa interj. It's useless!, It's in vain!
kapwo vt. to drag, of a log.
kapwoi n. betel leaf, a sp. of pepper plant, Piper betle, the leaves of which are used as a wrapping for betel nut. [Yap.]
kapwokohniki vt. to blame someone for something.
kapwonopwon adj. mysterious, mystifying.
kapwonopwone vt. to encircle. E kapwonopwonehla ah ntingo. He encircled his writing.
kapwowar vi. to drag a canoe following after wading or swimming fishermen.
kapwowihala vt. to postpone or cancel.
kapwud 1. n. the act of removing a yam tuber by cutting it below the vine so that another tuber will develop. 2. vi. to be removed, of a yam tuber, by cutting it below the vine so that another tuber will develop.
kapwude vt. to remove a yam by cutting it below the vine so that another tuber will develop.
kapwudong vi. to be itchy. cf. [meing] kakilit.
kapwuhr vt. to scare someone by surprising him.
kapwuhrasang vt. to undress, to take off, of clothing. Liho kapwurahsang en serio likouwo. That lady undressed the child.
kapwuhrehng vt. to dress (someone).
kapwulapwul n. lamp.
kapwung vt. to correct, as homework; to give correct advise, to judge.
kapwungada vt. to come to an agreement.
kapwungpene vt. to settle mutually.
kapwunior, also pawehs. n. a herbaceous ornamental, Gomphrena globosa.
kapwunod 1. adj. stressful; tedious, wearisome. 2. n. stress, tedium, weariness.
kapwur, also kopwur. vi. neut. to repound kava. kapwure, vt.
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kapwur moahl vi. neut. to repound kava with a small stone.
kapwur peh vi. neut. to repound kava with the fist.
kapwure vt. to repound kava. kapwur, vi.
kapwuriamwei, also koapwuriamwei. adj. amazing, astonishing.
kapwurupwur, also koapwurupwur. vi. to be returned, to be rejected, of a gift.
kapwus n. any of a number of ceremonies performed to bring luck to a fishing net.
kapwusenleng n. a net ceremony given to the Enihlap.
kapwusenlimw n. a net ceremony requiring the performance of sexual intercourse prior to use of the net.
kapwusenmaraki n. a net ceremony introduced from the east, probably Kiribati.
kar₁ vt. to comb. keriker₂, vi.
kar₂ vt. to gather reeds; to cut down vines.
karada₁, also kerada. vi. to board, to step up onto, to climb aboard; of fish, to spawn on the reef.
karada₂ vt. to comb and arrange hair. see kar₁.
karadak, also keradak. archaic. n. ladder, steps, stairs.
karadak en oloiso n. the entrance to the left platform of a feasthouse.
karadak en serihso n. the entrance to the right platform of a feasthouse.
karahk vi. to move with a low profile, as in a squatting or bent over position; short legged.
karahkidi vi. to crouch down; to come down or descend from the sky, as thunder or an airplane.
karahs n. a small sp. of crab found on the reef.
karainmes n. a kava stem that is cut off after the root is divided because it is too long.
karakar₁ 1. adj. warm, hot, feverish. 2. n. high fever. cf. [meing] kereniol, kiriniol.
karakar₂ n. bird sp., sooty tern, Sterna fuscata oahuensis.
karakarahk adj. low, respectful, humble.
karakaramwahu 1. meing. vi. to warm oneself by a fire. 2. meing. n. the act of warming oneself by a fire. 1. Mwohnsapwoko pahn karakaramwahu. Mwonsapwoko will warm himself by the fire. 2. Re pahn kupwurki karakaramwahu nindoken langen rahn wet. He will wish he could warm himself during this bad weather. cf. rengireng.
karakder n. character, as in a novel, play, etc. [Eng.]
karang vt. to dry, to warm by heat, as copra or tobacco. Karangada tehn tipaker kan. Dry the tobacco leaves. kereng, vi.
karangahp n. fish sp., yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares.
karangk, also karengk. vt. to cause the ground or any object to crumble into small pieces and slide or fall. Keteun pwongo karangkdi pwehl pohn ahlo. The rain last night caused the soil to slide onto the road.
karanih vt. to be near or close₂ to. keren, adj.
karaoke, also karioke. 1. vi. to sing karaoke. 2. n. karaoke. [Jap. karaoke]
karapahu n. carabao, water buffalo, Bulbalus bubalis. [Spa. carabao]
karapih vt. to creep up to; to sneak up to. kerep, vi.
karara n. tree sp., Myristica fragrans.
kararan adj. having a tickling effect, arousing. cf. [meing] widenmell.
kararanda vi. to be sexually stimulated by foreplay.
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karasa vt. to compare.
karasapene vt. to compare together.
karasaras vi. to provide an example; to make an analogy, to make a comparison; to point out a paradox.
karasepe n3s. example.
karasepe suwed n. scandal.
karat n. generic name for a group of banana cultivars that are used as traditional infant food, reported to have the highest provitamin A cartenoid content among all the bananas of the world, eaten both raw and cooked; Musa troglodytarum.
karat en iap n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten cooked.
karat en pahlil n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten raw.
karat kole, also karat pwonopwon. n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked.
karat poako n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked.
karat pwehu n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked.
karat pwonopwon, also karat kole. n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked.
karauke vt. to fell, to cut down (a tree). Re men karaukehdihsang tuhke mengo. They want to cut down that dead tree. korouk, vi.
karaun 1. vi. to make an accusation. 2. n. accusation, defamation. karaune, karaunih, vt.
karaun likamw 1. vi. to make a false accusation. 2. n. false accusation. karaun likamwih, karaun likemwe, vt.
karaun likamwih, also karaun likemwe. vt. to accuse falsely. karaun likamw, vi.
karaun likemwe vt. see karaun likamwih.
karaune, also karaunih. vt. to accuse; to defame. karaun, vi.
karaunih vt. see karaune.
karawan vt. to chase away; to shoo.
karengek adj. to be thirsty as a result of having consumed something too salty or spicy. Ohlo karengekda pwe e kang mwomwsahl. The man became thirsty because he ate salted fish.
karengk, also karangk. vt. to cause the ground or any object to crumble into small pieces and slide or fall.
karer 1. adj. sour. 2. n. lime₁, Citrus limon; commonly used generically to refer to citrus of other kinds, including lemon, wild orange, and grapefruit,. cf. [meing] kiarawa.
karerala vi. to become sour.
karer en lopwolopw n. lime₂ (the fruit), when used for making a grass skirt (to whiten the fibers).
karer laman, also laman. n. key lime₂, Citrus aurantiifolia. [laman <Eng. lemon]
karerala vi. to become sour.
karerrer adj. frightening.
karertik n. citrus fruit.
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kari n. curry. [Eng.]
kariau num. second₁.
karihs vt. to snap off, to break, as a bone. kerihri, vi.
karindong n. a kind of sugar-coated cookie. [Jap. karintō]
karioke, also karaoke. 1. vi. to sing karaoke. 2. n. karaoke. [Jap. karaoke]
karipin n. carbine. [Eng.]
karirala, also karirihla. vt. to hide₁, to conceal.
karirihla vt. see karirala.
karis vi. to march₁, to move in a military formation.
karisihn n. kerosene. [Eng.]
kariskahn n. moth.
karmihna n. bush sp., Angelonia gardneri.
karohlap meing. vi. to be crucified. Mie kahlap kak karohlap ? Can a noble be crucified? karohlepe, vt. cf. lohpwuala.
karohlepe meing. vt. to crucify. I sohte kin rong me sohpeidi kin karohlepe aramas. I never heard of noble crucifying his subject. karohlap, vi. cf. kalohpwuala.
Karolaina Palieir, also Saud Karolaina. n. South Carolina. [Eng.]
Karolaina Paliepeng, also Nohd Karolaina. n. North Carolina. [Eng.]
karompw, also koarompw. n. obstacle, hindrance.
karongahla, also karongehla. vt. to burn, to overcook, to toast.
karonge, also koaronge. 1. meing. vt. to hear, to listen. 2. meing. n3s. ear. cf. rong, saleng.
karongehla, also karongahla. vt. to burn, to overcook, to toast.
karongorong 1. vi. to hold a hearing. 2. n. a hearing.
karongorongki vt. to hint at.
karosala, also karosehla. vt. to exhaust.
karosehla vt. see karosala.
karoson, also koaroson. vt. to invigorate.
karotehla vt. to darken, to dim.
karotong vi., vt. to obscure one's vision or thinking. A pwerki liho karontongala a madamadau. His infatuation for the woman obscures his thinking.
karotongala vt. to cast a spell by another that causes sleepiness, aches, and a desire to complete an objective; to obscure one's thought.
karrompw, also koarrompw. n. obstacle.
karupwude vt. to scratch, as when itching. kerupwud, vi. cf. [meing] kaliete.
karuwaru adj. hurried, rushed; urgent. keruwa, vt. cf. [meing] kahdahd.
karwa, also kerwa. vt. to hasten.
kasah n3s. side of a canoe opposite the outrigger.
kasahi vi. neut. to turn a canoe in the direction away from the outrigger, when paddling.
kasahnwar vi. to exchange information; to consult.
kasaing vt. to meet, to meet by coincidence.
kasaingedi vt. to catch up with, to meet with by coincidence.
kasaingmwahu, also keseingmwahu. n. a happy coincidence.
kasaipwe adj. antipathetic.
kasak n. bowl, used in the preparation of food.
kasakas 1. meing. vi. to pray. 2. n. prayer. cf. kapakap₁.
kasalada, also kasansalada. 1. n. declaration, manifestation. 2. vi. to declare, to be manifested.
kasalawar vi. to exhibit ones naked body.
kasale vt. to show or expose; to exhibit; to introduce or make something known. kasansal, vi.
kasaledakala vt. to free, to release.
kasalepe n. sample, illustration.
kasallada vt. to infuriate,.
kasaloh adj. nerve-wracking, upsetting, disquieting.
kasalonge vt. to obscure, to cause to become vague; to mislead.
kasalongehla vt. to cause to go astray; to cause to disappear from sight.
kasalowe vt. to cause another to be nervous. Pwolihso kasaloweirailda. The police made them nervous.
kasamin vi. to pollute, to make something dirty or unsanitary, to soil, to defile. kasamine, vt.
kasamine vt. see kasamin.
kasamwoh vt. to welcome; to lead₁ one's aim when shooting birds. koasoamw, vi.
kasang₁ n. (3sg. kesenge) fork, as of a tree, road, etc.; the space between the fingers or toes.
kasang₂ meing. n. (3sg. kasangahr) neck. cf. wer₁.
kasangat adj. causing loneliness; failing to provide entertainment.
kasangenial, also kesengenial. n. fork or intersection of a road.
kasansal 1. vi. to be exposed, to be exhibited. 2. n. exhibition. kasale-, vt.
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kasansalada, also kasalada. 1. n. declaration, manifestation. 2. vi. to declare, to be manifested.
kasap n. bird sp., frigate bird, Fregata minor minor.
kasapahl vi. to return an action in kind, to reciprocate.
kasapal n. fish sp., silverfish, Gerres abbreviatus or Gerres kapas, normally found on the fringing reef.
kasapw n. a dance movement involving lateral hip movement while keeping the shoulders rigid and with the hands on the hips.
kasapwahla vt. to end, to complete, to terminate. Ke kasapwahla ahmw winio? Did you complete your herbal medicine? kasapwala, vi.
kasapwala 1. n. ending, termination. 2. vi. to be ended, to be terminated. 1. Kasapwalahn doadoahk me wiawi aioh. The termination of the work was done yesterday. 2. Doadoahko pahn kasapwala lakapw. The work will be terminated tomorrow. kasapwahla, vt.
kasapwalih vt. to assault treacherously.
kasapwasapw 1. vi. to be conveyed, as the ownership of land; to be homesteaded. 2. n. the act of conveying the ownership of land; the act of homesteading. kasapwasapwe, vt.
kasapwasapwe vt. to convey the ownership of land to; to homestead. kasapwasapw, vi.
kasapwil vt. to change the status of someone or something, to graduate. kesepwil, vi.
kasapwilada vt. to promote. Mwohnsapw kasapwilada ohlo en Soumas en kousapw. Mwohnsapw promoted that man to section chief.
kasapwiledi vt. to demote.
kasapwunge vt. to deny; to disagree, to dissent.
kasapwungehla vt. to cause to be in error; to fail to fulfill; to falsify.
kasapwurupwur adj. complicated, confusing.
kasar 1. n. a type of net fishing, during which fish are chased into a net. 2. vi. to fish in this manner.
kasarapeseng 1. vt. to open (someone's or something's) mouth. 2. Biblical. vt. to open a grave. sarapeseng, vi.
kasarawi₁ vt. to celebrate; to observe a holiday; to dedicate; to bless, to consecrate, to sanctify.
kasarawi₂ vi. to be taboo.
kasare vt. to send away, to cast out; to drive fish into a net. Ohlo kasarehla nah pwutak ketihwoh. That man cast out his troubled son. pakasar, vi.
kasarehsang vt. to expel, to eject from; to cause to fade.
kasaroapoak 1. n. a long, difficult journey. 2. vi. to go on a long difficult journey. kasaroapoake, vt.
kasaroapoake vt. to assign someone to go on a long, difficult journey. kasaroapoak, vi.
kasaroh adj. humiliating, embarrasing, shameful. kasarowe, vt.
Kasaroh pwunan! interj. You lose!, Too bad!, Tough luck!; often shortened to Kasaroh.
kasarowe vt. to humiliate, to embarrass, to shame. kasaroh, adj.
kasarsangat vi. to drive away loneliness, to be preoccupied.
kasau, also kasawada. vt. to move or change location to, to transfer to, to postpone. E kasau ah sehro. He moved his chair. keseu₂, vi.
kasaune meing. vt. to make a feast in honor of someone of high esteem. Nahnpwutak kasaune Isipahu. Nahnpwutak made a feast in honor of Isipahu. cf. kamadipwe.
kasaut adj. filthy, repulsive, disgusting. kasaute, vt.
kasaute vt. to make something filthy, repulsive, or disgusting. kasaut, adj.
kasawa vi. to hatch.
kasawada, also kasau. vt. to move to another location, to transfer, to relocate; to postpone.
kasawih vt. to examine, to diagnose, to make a choice, to judge, to guess. keseu₁, vi. cf. [meing] kedeulangih, kadihrlapih, kadihrlepe.
kasawihada vi. to determine.
kasdenet n. castanet, rattle. [Eng.]
kasdo n. movie, motion picture. I men kilang kasdohn palapal. I want to see a sword fighting movie. [Jap. katsudō : activity]
kaselehlie interj. a formal greeting or leave taking expression, as hello or goodbye. Kaselehlie maing ko! Greetings (to more than one person)!
kaselehlie tehnpasen interj. a formal greeting said to the occupants of a dwelling.
kaselehlie tehnwaren interj. a formal greeting said to the occupants of a canoe, boat, or motor vehicle.
kaselel 1. adj. precious, beautiful, fine₁, nice. 2. interj. an informal greeting or leave taking expression, as Hi! or Bye!
kasengeu adj. causing an erotic feeling. kasengeuwih, vt.
kasengeuwih vt. to trigger an erotic feeling. kasengeu, adj.
kasihker, also kesihker. vi. to stand erect.
kasik vt. to expect, to await, to anticipate.
kasikala vt. to exceed.
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kasikih vt. to shoot. kesik, vi.
kasingai n. large staple, as used in building. [Jap. kasugai : clamp]
kasodoke archaic. n3s. descendant, offspring.
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kasohlap adj. wasteful, unappreciative. kasohlapa, vt.
kasohlapa vt. to intensify the consumption of supplies; to waste. Pwihno pahn kasohlapa kanat mwenge ko. That group will intensify the consumption of our food supply. kasohlap, adj.
kasohlapenwol n. a deserved honor.
kasohr n. nullification. Kasrohrala kohieng ara kopwopwoudo.. Nullification was granted to their marriage. cf. [meing] kakerepwel.
kasohre vt. to cause to vanish; to nullify; to dismiss, as a court case; to abolish. Kowe me kak kasorehla ah nsensuwedo. You are the one who can make his unhappiness vanish. cf. [meing] kerepwelih.
kasohrehla vt. to nullify, to ignore.
kasohtik adj. conservative, not wasteful, conserved; sparing. kasohtikih, vt.
kasohtikih vt. to conserve. kasohtik, adj.
kasohwe vt. to consider to be of no consequence; to demean, to disregard; to hold in contempt, as in court. Ke dehr kasohwe ahi kisakis. Don't demean my gift.
kasoisoi adj. favored, preferred.
kasokamai vi. to build a fish trap of coral or stone on a reef.
kasokasok, also kasukasuk. 1. n. pile, stack. 2. vi. to be piled up, to be stacked. kasoke, vt.
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kasoke vi. to pile up, to stack.
kasokehla vt. to suffocate, to choke.
kasongosong vt. to tempt, to entice.
kasosohng vt. to equate, to compare in terms of size; to imitate.
kasoulikilik adj. distrustful, untrustworthy.
kasoutik 1. meing. vi. to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper. 2. n. dinner, supper. cf. mwengehn soutik.
kasouwas 1. meing. n. lunch. 2. meing. vi. to eat lunch. cf. mwengehn souwas.
kassohro n. airstrip, runway. [Jap. kassōro]
kassoku vi. to train₁ for an athletic event. [Jap. gasshuku : training camp]
kasuk₁ vt. to beat.
kasuk₂ vt. to put a weight on something.
kasukasuk, also kasokasok. n. heap, pile.
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kasukpene vt. to break out, to destroy; to weigh down together.
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kasukuhl 1. n. instruction, training, teaching. 2. vi. to be taught. kasukuhlih, vt.
kasukuhlih vt. to teach. kasukuhl, vi.
kasuwo n. fish sp., skipjack tuna, Katsawonus pelamis. [Jap. katsuo]
kasuwopwisi n. dried skipjack tuna. [Jap. katsuobushi]
kat, also ka₁, aka₁, akat. dem. mod. these, by me.
kataiau adj. dilatory, said of a child who stalls before carrying out instructions.
katairong vi. to be noisy; a command to Shut up! or Be quiet! kataironge, vt.
kataironge vt. to disturb with noise. katairong, vi.
kataman 1. vt. to remember or recollect; to carry a number, as in the process of addition. 2. n. remembrance, recollection. ketemen, vi.
katamaniki vt. to remind.
katamanpe n3s. remembrance, commemoration of.
katanga vt. to send one on an errand; to operate a machine; to supervise an activity or business.
katapan adj. useful, worthwhile, valuable, advantageous.
katapwure vt. to roll, to move while rotating. ketepwur, vi.
katar n. fern spp., Sphaeropteris lunulata or Sphaeropteris nigricans, a tree fern commonly used for house posts.
Katau archaic. n. a general name for lands beyond the horizon, the sky world, sometimes more specifically associated with Kosrae.
Katau Peidak archaic. n. 'upwind Katau', a general term for islands to the east of Pohnpei, sometimes specifically associated with Kosrae; the eastern spirit-world.
Katau Peidi archaic. n. 'downwind Katau'; a general term for islands to west of Pohnpei, sometimes specifically associated with Yap.
katauk meing. n. canoe house. cf. imwenwar, imwen wahr.
kataul n. (3sg. kataule) gizzard; slang for penis.
kataul en uht n. hand of bananas.
kataur₁ n. shellfish sp., found in both fresh and salt water.
kataur₂ vt. to weigh something down, to load something with a lot of weight. Re douda pohn wahro oh katauredi. They climbed on the canoe and weighed it down.
katautauwih, also katoutouwih. vt. to burden, to trouble. katoutou, adj.
kate vt. to stone, to throw rocks at.
katehlap vi. to be widened. katehlapa, vt.
katehlapa vi. to widen. katehlap, vi.
katehria archaic. n. a cup made of a half of a coconut shell, commonly used as a cup for drinking kava.
katele vt. to treat an ill-tempered person well; to indulge, to permit, to allow, to pay attention to.
11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM From: KR To: KR. To make s.o. tel (see tel).
8/17/2018 1:20:41 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 To make s.o. tel (see tel).
katempa vt. to obey, to honor.
katempahdi vt. to calm down a crowd, to conciliate.
kateng 1. n. belt; protection, safety. 2. vi., vt. to wear a belt; to safeguard. 1. Mie ahn ohlo ah keteng That man has a belt. 2. Pohnpei kateng weliniak. Pohnpei wears a belt of mangrove forests. katenge, vt.
katenge vt. to tighten. E katengehdi pirapiro. He tightened the knot. katengeteng, vi.
katengeleng n. a stone placed on top of the katengepwel when making an uhmw.
6/5/2014 10:48:18 AM From: DS To: KR. There are 3 large stones that are placed against the 2 logs that are placed against the stones which forms the base of the uhmw. Two of the large stones that are placed against each side of the logs are called 'katengpwel' and the third one is placed on top of the two supported by the two katengpwel and the log. The same arrangement is made with the other log on the opposite side of the base.
8/17/2018 1:21:15 PM From: KR To: KR. #12 There are 3 large stones that are placed against the 2 logs that are placed against the stones which forms the base of the uhmw. Two of the large stones that are placed against each side of the logs are called 'katengpwel' and the third one is placed on top of the two supported by the two katengpwel and the log. The same arrangement is made with the other log on the opposite side of the base.
katengenei vi. to begin to fly₂, of a young bird.
katengenihk n. mangrove sp.
katengenioar 1. vi. to provide protection to a coastal area. 2. n. something that provides protection to a coastal area, such as a seawall. 1. Naniak wia katengenioar. The mangrove swamp provides coastal protection.
katengeniot meing. n. (3sg. katengeniotihr) gums, of the teeth. cf. utuhn ngih, otohn ngih.
katengensapw n. banyan tree.
6/29/2016 8:39:08 AM From: KR To: KR. Check other words for banyan.
8/17/2018 1:21:37 PM From: KR To: KR. #10 Check other words for banyan.
katengepwel n. a pair of large stones set on the ground next to and outside of the pair of logs that provide the main support for the fireword structure of an uhmw.
katengeteng vi. to be tightened. katenge, vt.
katengpe n. fastening, security.
katenihala, also katenihla. vt. to make something pasty or sticky, such as a starchy liquid.
katenihla vt. see katenihala.
katep₁ n. a pile of leaves or split banana stems placed on the ground to cushion the fall of breadfruit being harvested.
katep₂ n. (3sg. katepe) worth, usefulness.
katepe n. effect. Sohte katepe. It has no effect.
katepeik 1. n. feast given to celebrate the first fishing trip with a new canoe. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
katepweke vt. to throw at.
kati vt. to discuss.
katiala adv. ever, by any chance. Ma i katiala kohla Awai, i pahn wahdo noumw ukelele. If I ever go to Hawaii, I will bring you a ukulele.
katiamauwih vt. to tempt. ketiamau₂, vi.
katiasang vt. to miss an event or opportunity; to fail at something; to lose one's footing.
katieni, also ketieni. vi. a spirit (eni) sickness, causing one to speak incoherently, use obscenities, and have bad dreams.
katih vt. to invoke the spirit of someone who is dead. E katihada ngenen lih mehlaho. She invoked the spirit of the dead woman.
katihtihala, also katihtihla. vi. to cause to become thin.
katihtihla vi. see katihtihala.
katik₁ adj. bitter tasting, of anything.
katik₂ n. fish sp.
katik₃ vt. to underestimate, to belittle.
katik₄ adj. evasive, tricky, dishonest.
katikala vt. to take in, as clothing; to discourage. ketikila, vi.
katikitikih vt. to make small, to reduce in size.
kating, also keting. n. payment or reward; food provided in return for labor; food provided for a hunting or fishing trip.
katingih vt. to give food, to pay, to give goods as payment.
katipw vi. to break, as a piece of wood.
katohre vt. to separate, to sort; to subtract. katohrohr, vi.
katohrepeseng vt. to separate or sort by type or category; to segregate.
katohrek vt. cause to be moved or slid.
katohrepeseng vt. to separate or sort by type or category; to segregate. katohrohrpeseng, vi.
katohrohr 1. vi. to be separated, to be sorted; to be segregated. 2. n. subtraction. katohre, vt.
katohrohrpeseng vi. to be separated or sorted by type or category; to be segregated. katohrepeseng, vt.
katohtowehla vt. to make more of, to duplicate.
katokiedi vt. to stop; to shorten. katokotokidi, vi.
katokotokidi vi. to be stopped, to be shortened. katokiedi, vt.
katol n. plant sp.
katop n. any of number of sp. of Holothuroidea (sea cucumbers).
katoutou 1. n. grief, trouble. 2. adj. burdensome, troubling. katautauwih, katoutouwih, vt.
katoutoupe n3s. burden.
katoutouwih, also katautauwih. vt. to burden, to trouble. katoutou, adj.
katuh vt. to cause or bring about a meeting or encounter. E katuhpene ohlo oh liho. She caused that man and that woman to meet.
katuhpene vt. to introduce.
katuk₁ vt. to stab.
katukedi vt. to wound by stabbing.
katuk₂ vt. to place in close proximity.
katuke vt. to stop. cf. [meing] keilepeh.
katukehdi vt. to stop something from continuing.
katukedi vt. to wound by stabbing.
katungoale vt. to feed; to give food.
katwelwel, also ketwelwel. archaic. n. tail.
kau₁ vt. to erect, to raise; to constitute, to create, as a kousapw. kokou₁, vi. cf. [meing] kourek.
kau₂, also akau. dem. mod. those, away from you and me.
kau₃ n. harmful magic, sorcery which left untreated causes death.
kau₄ vt. to drink directly from a container.
kaud sent. adv. Right?; Isn't it true? Kaud ih me nda? Isn't it true that he said it?
kaudiahl 1. vi. to cause to have a vision. 2. n. a vision. 1. E kaudiahl ohlo. He caused that man to have a vision.
Kaudiahl n. Revelations, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).
kaudok 1. vi. to worship, to pray. 2. n. worship, religion, prayer. kaudoke, vt.
kaudokado vi. to cast a spell.
kaudoke meing. vt. to worship, to adore; to be specifically directed to, as of a message to a high-titled person or to a spirit. Kitail pahn kaudoke Enihlap. We will worship Enihlap. Ileko kaudoke soumas en kousapw. That message was specifically directed to the head of the village. kaudok, vi. cf. pwongih.
5/23/2018 8:56:16 AM From: KR To: all. The meing and common L forms are alike in the meaning of worship, but the latter does not share the meaning of directing a message.
kauduhd meing. n. gossip, rumor. cf. rongapar.
kauenioas n. plant sp., a medicinal plant.
kauhdi vt. to stop, to hinder.
kaukaule adv. continuously, repeatedly. Ohlo kin sarawi kaukaule. That man goes to church all the time.
kaukehong vi. to harden, to lend more force to.
kaulim 1. vi. to be dissatisfied, querulous, or always complaining; to be critical,. 2. n. dissatisfaction, criticism. 1. Re kaulim pwe re kin doadoahk sohte koammoal. They are dissatisfied because they worked without rest. 2. Re sohte kasalehda arail kaulim pwe re mahk. They did not reveal their dissatifaction because they were being polite. kaulime, vt.
kaulime vt. to complain about, to criticize. kaulim, vi.
kaun 1. n. ruler, boss, leader, director, head. 2. vt. to rule, to boss, to lead₁, to direct, to head.
Kaun Biblical. n. Lord.
Kauna, also Kohna. n. said to be one of the four types of non- or subhuman beings that inhabited Pohnpei in the past.
kaundenkomw 1. vi. to oppose, to resist (someone or an idea). 2. n. opposition, resistance. 1. Re kasalehda arail kaundenkomw. They showed their opposition.
kaundenkomwe vt. to oppose, to resist. I pahn kaundenkomwe arail pekipek. I will oppose their request.
kaunehdi, also kawenehdi. vt. to lay someone or something down; to change the position of something from vertical to horizontal.
Kaunen Kousapw, also Soumas en Kousapw. n. chief of a section (kousapw).
Kauno Biblical. n. God.
kaunsakala vt. to finish, to accomplish, to complete.
kaup vt. to peel, as a banana. kokoup, vi.
kaupe n3s. disadvantage; cause of ruin.
kaupeh meing. vt. to wake (someone) up. cf. pangin.
kaupuhpdi vt. to cover, as with a sheet.
kaurakih, also kaureke. meing. vt. to drink directly from a container. cf. kawada.
kaurapene vt. to unite, to combine. Mie a koahiek en kaurapene pali riau? Does he have the ability to unite the two sides?
kaureke, also kaurakih. meing. vt. to drink directly from a container. cf. kau₁.
kaurere vt. to sprinkle water, as on clothing prior to ironing.
kaururi archaic. n3s. mouth.
kaus vt. see kausada.
kausada vt. to eject, to banish, to cast out, to throw out.
kausekesek n. Polyscias guilfoyle, the branches of which are used to sprinkle starch water over clothing while ironing.
kausekeseke vt. to wetten, as when pouring water on something.
kauteke meing. vt. to inquire, to question; to judge, to interrogate. cf. [meing] kadeik.
kautih 1. adj. concerned. 2. vt. to precribe medicine, said of a sounwini.
kautohr meing. vi. to be alone. cf. kelehpw.
kautoke meing. vt. to drink. cf. nim.
kauwe vt. to criticize. Soulik kauwe arail doadoahko. Soulik criticized their work.
kauwehdi vt. to double-cross one member of a married couple, as a consequence of participation in an extra-marital affair, to cheat on one's spouse.
kawa₁ n. long ago, ancient. Irail mehn kawa ko me kehlail. Those people of long ago were strong.
11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM From: KR To: KR. Make this a subentry: noun imwin kawa, end of time, end of the world, remote time in the future
11/10/2015 9:37:40 AM From: DS To: KR. My soruces informed me that kawa comes from the word kawada, meaning constuction. The period after the island was inhabited, construction began. They were constructing settlements as population increased. That is the 'mwein kawa'. It includes period of the construction of Nan Madol. When the city was completed it ended the "mwein kawa'.
8/17/2018 1:24:18 PM From: KR To: KR. #10 Make this a subentry: noun imwin kawa, end of time, end of the world, remote time in the future
kawa₂, also kawakusu. n. leather shoes. [Jap. kawa : leather]
kawad vi. to assign someone a difficult task. I kawadkinirail. I consider them to be exceptionally courageous.
kawada vt. to erect, to raise; to constitute, to create, as a kousapw; to drink directly from a container. cf. [meing] kaurakih, kaureke.
kawadiki vt. to depend on, to rely on. Se kin kawadikinirial. We normally rely on them.
kawahki vt. to depend on.
kawahn melimel n. a feast that occurs during a typhoon.
kawahsak vt. to widen an opening for liquids. kawahsek, vi.
kawahsek vi. to be widened, said of an opening for liquids. kawahsak, vi.
kawaii vt. to move something slowly and quietly; to snatch, to steal, to do something illegal.
12/15/2015 9:46:54 AM From: KR To: KR. Should the last vowel be geminate?
8/17/2018 1:24:37 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 Should the last vowel be geminate?
kawakusu, also kawa₂. n. leather shoes. [Jap. kawagutsu]
kawalakala, also kawalakihala. vt. to widen.
kawalakihala vt. see kawalakala.
kawalu n. medicinal herb.
kawaluh num. ninth.
kawarak vt. to breed an animal.
kawawih vt. to honor, to pay respect to, to give a feast in honor of visiting soupeidi. kowou, vi.
kawehla vt. to break, to destroy, to injure, to ruin.
kawehpwepe n. explanation, translation.
kawehwe₁ vt. to explain, to translate or interpret, to teach.
kawehwe₂ 1. meing. vi. to burp, to belch. 2. meing. n. burp, belch. cf. kirer.
kaweid, also kaweidih. 1. vt. to lead₁ or guide; to set an example for; to advise; to give directions. 2. n. directions, as on a label; advice,. 1. I kak kaweidirail. I can advise them. 2. Wadek kaweid me mi ni koruko. Read the directions on the package. cf. [meing] kepindewe.
kaweidih vt. see kaweid.
kaweidsuwed adj. ill-advised. kaweidsuwedih, vt.
kaweidsuwedih vt. to give bad advice. kaweidsuwed, adj.
kaweikek adj. poignant.
kaweirek vi. to be afflicted by something, either emotionally or physically.
kawenehdi, also kaunehdi. vt. to lay someone or something down; to change something from a vertical to a horizontal position;.
kawikala vt. to change, to alter. kewikila, vi.
kawiliali vt. to exchange.
kawinie vt. to treat medically.
ke₁ subj. pron. you. cf. [meing] re, komw.
ke₂ vt. to bite. keikei, vi. cf. [meing] irese.
ked vi. to be cut open, for the purpose of removing the contents. kading₂, vt.
kedda n. Japanese clogs. [Jap. geta]
kedei n. palm spp., Ponapea ledermanniana or Ponapea hosinoi.
kedekede sent. adv. time passed... Kedekede oh rahn ehu... Time passed and one day....
kedel, also kadal₁. vi. to swallow.
kedendel vi. to be swallowed. kadalle, vt.
kedeng vi. to be stretched; to be made taut; to be tensed, of a muscle. kadang, vt.
kedengdeng vi. neut. to stretch, to make taut. kadang, vt.
kedengida vi. to be pressed, to be ironed; to be stretched. kadangada, vt.
kedenla vt. to swallow. cf. [meing] kekihr₂, kekihrnamwoale, nemwe.
8/21/2018 1:59:06 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Note that we have kedenla, kadalle, and kadanle all as vt. We need to correct this or list all of these as alternate pronunciations. We also need to make sure that they all refer to the same meing forms. Use kendenla.
kedepek adj. extremely long and large.
kedepwidepw 1. vi. to sing a song written in memory of a deceased person or a person who has permanently left Pohnpe to celebrate the person's legacy; song of sorrow, sweet memories, homesickness, or longing for a high-ranking person who will not be returning (from the dead or from abroad); also composed for groups that were exiled from Pohnpei in the past (because they thought they would never return) and today, for individuals who die or leave Pohnpei for a long time. 2. n. a song of this nature. 3. adj. mournful, saddening.
keder 1. meing. n. dispatch or message; errand, task, commission. 2. meing. vi. to be dispatched, to be messaged; to be on an errand, to be tasked or commissioned. 1. Sapwellimahr keder lelehng ohlo. Your message reached the man. 2. Ohlo keder. The man is dispatched. cf. ilek₁.
kedermour vi. to die suddenly, without warning.
kederpahpa vi. to behave aggressively, to display aggression. Ohlo sakaulahr oh kedekederpahpa seli. The man is so intoxicated that he is behaving aggressively.
kederpohnpeh n. interview. I pahn wia ehu kederpohnpeh. I will conduct an interview.
kederpohnpehih vt. to interview; to examine someone's ability. I pahn kederpohnpehih ohlo. I will interview the man.
kederwahwa meing. n. conch shell, conch shell trumpet. cf. sewi, sowi.
kederwun vi. neut. to scale₁ or pluck. kederwuna, vt.
kederwuna vt. to scale₁ or pluck. kederwun, vi.
kedeu n. yam plant, for which a single tuber is trained to grow to six and one-half to thirteen feet in length.
kedeudeu 1. n. the act of tracing one's ancestry. 2. vi. to trace; to cause to spread. kadaur₁
8/21/2018 1:58:08 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Make the definitions of a vi and vt more similar.
kedeul, also pohn kedeul. vi. to be naked.
kedeulangih, also kedeulenge. meing. vt. to examine, to diagnose, to make a choice, to judge, to guess. cf. kasawih .
kedeuleng 1. meing. vi. to be examined, to be diagnosed, to be judged, to be chosen, to be guessed at. 2. n. judgement. cf. tenek.
8/21/2018 1:57:40 PM From: KR To: all. The common language form shares only the nominal meaning.
kedeulenge, also kedeulangih. vt. to examine, to diagnose; to make a choice, to judge; to guess.
kedeumen 1. vi. to exchange insults and innuendoes, between two adult males. 2. n. insult, innuendo.
kedeurlik 1. meing. n. last wish before death. 2. meing. vi. to make a last wish. 1. Mwohnsapw wiahier sapwellimahr kedeurlik. Mwohnsapw has already made his last wish. cf. kemwurumwur.
kedewe, also ketewe. vt. to fool, to tease, to kid, to joke with; to trick, to deceive. Ke dehr kedewe aramas. Don't trick people.
kedierekda 1. vi. to cause to be found conclusively, to cause to be discovered conclusively , to cause to be concluded, to cause to be uncovered. 2. n. finding, conviction. kadiarakada, vt.
8/21/2018 2:00:45 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 Dierekda and kedierekda are not entirely synonymous. Kedierekda is used to mean a formal investigation.
kedihdi vi. to be nursing, to be breastfeeding. kadihdih
kedikau, also kedikauwe. vt. to turn something upside down; to drink all of something. kedikou, vi.
8/21/2018 2:01:57 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Check for other alternates of this.
kedikauwe, also kadikauwih. vt. to turn something upside down; to drink all of something. E kedikaula delen sakawo. He drank the whole cup of kava. kedikeu, kedikou, vi.
kediked vi. neut. to tickle. kading₁, vt.
kedikeu vi. see kedikou.
kedikou, also kedikeu. 1. vi. to turn something upside down; to drink all of something; to be struck, as a swinging church bell. 2. n. rear entry sex.
kedilahs n. sword, cutlass, bayonet. [Eng.]
kedimpak, also kadimpak. vt. to investigate, to inquire.
kedin wini, also kedwini. n. female herbal healer.
kedindalewe n. a person that is passing by; the response given by a passer-by.
Kedindel n. title of the wife of a Saudel.
kedingiding n. part of a feasthouse, the poles at the edge of the thatch under the eave.
Kedinikapw n. title of the wife of a Kuloap.
kedipa vt. to accuse, to tell on someone, to snitch. kadip, vi.
Kedipwan n. title of the wife of a Soupwan.
kedirepw 1. adj. busy; bothersome, meddlesome. 2. n. busybody. 1. Kohla sang met pwe ke me kedirepw. Go away for you are bothersome. kedirepwe, vt.
kedirepwe vt. to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct, to delay. kedirepw, adj.
keduwara slang. vt. to glare at, to look at.
kedwerer vi. to fish for werer, a sp. of sea cucumber.
kedwini, also kedin wini. n. female herbal healer.
keh- prefix subject to, susceptible to. ohla broken kehohla easily broken mwakar slighted kehmwakar easily slighted.
kehamwise n. plant sp., Vitex trifolia, subsp. trifolia, the leaves of which are burned at night to keep mosquitoes away.
kehd vi. to have smoke in one's eyes.
kehdied meing. vi. to wait for an event, to check on something and then return to another activity. Komw kehdied. Wait. kehdiede, vt. cf. uhran.
kehdiede meing. vt. to wait for. Komw pahn kehdiede ohl teio? Will you wait for the other gentleman? kehdied, vi. cf. awih.
kehi n. large yam tied to a pole, requiring two men to carry it; the name of the pole the yam is tied to.
kehid n. plant sp., useful in starting fires.
kehieng vt. to be allergic to, to easily contract, as an illness.
kehimwidi vi. to become very ill, incapacitated, or bed-ridden.
kehk 1. adj. numb. 2. n. numbness.
kehkla adj. to give out from exhaustion; to become numb.
kehke n. (3sg. kehkeh) stem of a fruit.
kehkehlik 1. n. vow, pledge; will₁, last testament. 2. vi. to give instructions before leaving or dying; to make a will. cf. [meing] pilerehre.
8/21/2018 1:34:22 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Match definitions.
kehkehlingki vi. to order; to enjoin.
kehkei n. any frightening thing or person, used with children.
kehki n. ripe coconut, copra.
kehkla adj. to give out from exhaustion; to become numb.
kehl₁ n. strength, power, health, life. Sohte ahi kehl pohmwail. I have no power over you.
kehl₂ n. enclosure, pen₁, fence, wall, as of a fort; an encircling fish net.
kehl₃ 1. adj. very hot, of objects. 2. n. heat.
kehl₄, also kehlpene. vt. to tie together, to fasten together.
kehlpene vt. see kehl₄.
kehlail 1. adj. strong, powerful, healthy. 2. adv. forcefully, strongly. cf. [meing] dedeila, iasenei.
kehlailda vi. to recover from an illness. Liho kehlailda mwurin ah ale winien Pohnpei. The lady recovered from her illness after taking local medicine.
kehlap n. (3sg. kehlepe) right-hand. Pali kehlapeiet kehkla. My right hand became numb.
kehlapapiso n. see kelapapiso.
kehlek n. hibiscus (keleu) used to tie a basket (kiam) together.
kehlekpene vt. to tie together.
kehleng meing. vi. to stand. kehlenge, kehlengih, vt. cf. kesihnen.
kehlenge, also kehlengih. meing. vt. to make someone stand, to set someone upright. kehleng, vi. cf. kesihnene.
kehlengih vt. see kehlenge.
kehlik vi. type of net fishing done by placing the net where the waves are breaking.
kehllukpene vi., vt. to tie or to be tied together.
kehlpene vt. see kehl₄.
kehmah n. tree sp., Terminalia carolinensis.
kehmei 1. n. the first feast of the breadfruit season; eleven baked maikol are arranged in a basket and presented to the Nahnmwarki who takes four ritual bites of a fruit; eight fruits are presented to other chiefs; this feast marks the opening of the breadfruit season. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. cf. [meing] pwatemei.
kehmelimel, also likaritikitik. n. plant sp., Dendrobium umbellatum.
kehmmarepe n. a wild yam variety, a variety kehpineir.
kehmmarepehn kempuwetik n. a wild yam variety, a variety of kehpineir.
kehmmwas, also kehmpuwetik. n. a wild yam varety, with fibrous roots, a variety of kehpineir.
kehmmwot n. a yam cultivar, bearing seeds.
kehmmwot en pohnpei n. a yam cultivar.
kehmmwuterek en enipein n. a yam cultivar from Enipein.
kehmpalahi, also palahi, ohdek₂. n. sp. of wild yam, Dioscorea bulbifera, sometimes called bitter yam, common yam, or air potato; referred to as uhn palahi when in the ground.
kehmpekehi n. a yam cultivar.
kehmpuwalap n. a yam cultivar, a variety of kehpineir with a short and bulky tuber.
kehmpuwetik, also kehmmwot. n. a wild yam variety, with fibrous roots, a variety of kehpineir, now cultivated by some.
kehmpwedawel n. a yam cultivar.
kehmwakar adj. easily slighted.
kehmwomw 1. n. a type of net fishing, done by first setting a net and then chasing fish into the net with a canoe. 2. vi. to net fish in this manner.
kehmwut n. plant sp., Gironniera celtidifolia.
kehn arahr n. the edge of a trodden path mark by aligned stones.
kehn nek, also kehnek. adj. prone to premature ejaculation.
kehn₁ adv. easily. E kehn lingeringer. He is easily angered.
kehn₂ vt. to feel, to experience.
kehnaramas adj. of a place, attracting many people.
kehnaudek, also kahnaudek. n. oppression. Dene nan mwein Saudeleur, aramas mihla pahn kehnaudek. It is said that during the reign of the Saudeleurs, people were subjected to oppression.
kehnda wasa vi. to come to, to regain consciousness.
kehndake n. ladder, steps, stairs.
kehndawih vt. to place a pole or a line to serve as a kehndou. kehndou, vi.
kehndou 1. n. a line or pole placed between a yam planting and the branches of a tree in order to direct the growth of the yam vine upward; the second growth stage of yam, when it begin to climb the kehndou, March through May. 2. vi. to employ a line or pole as a kehndou. kehndawih, vt.
kehndou pwehl vi. to be in opposition with a family member.
kehnek, also kehn nek. adj. prone to premature ejaculation.
kehnekuh n. the first kava stone located to the right as you enter a feasthouse.
kehng, also mweimwei₂. n. fish spp., goldman's sweetlips, Plectorhynchus goldmani, harlequin sweetlips, Plectorhynchus chaetodontoides, giant sweetlips, Plectorhinchus obscurus, oriental sweetlips, Plectorhinchus orentalis, spotted sweetlips, Plectorhinchus picus.
kehngid n. mango, a generic term for any of a number of varieties or cultivars, Mangifera indica; wild mango and Mangifera minor.
kehngid en meinuwe n. a mango cultivar.
kehngid en pohnpei, also inen mwoakoate. n. a mango cultivar, said to be indigenous to Pohnpei.
kehngid en sallong n. a mango cultivar.
kehngid pweinaper n. a mango cultivar, tasting and smelling like pineapple.
kehngitik vi. to go out for fresh air, to find a location in order to enjoy the breeze. cf. [meing] pohnieng, pohres.
kehnkot n. bridge.
kehnlangiso, also kalangiso. meing. n. the name of the first beam as you enter a feasthouse. Pekinleng kin seliepida ni kehnlangiso. The pekinleng is usually tied to the kehnlangiso. cf. lohlo.
kehnmand, also kehnmant. n. tree spp., Aidia racemosa, Geniostoma repestre, and Cyclophyllum barbatum.
kehnmant n. see kehnmand.
kehnmoal n. tree sp., used medicinally.
kehnohla, also kehohla. adj. easily broken .
kehnpal adj. illegible.
kehnpap n. tree sp., Syzygium carolinense, branches used for poles in house building.
kehnpwe n. first day of mourning.
8/21/2018 1:41:24 PM From: KR To: KR. #14 Do we have all of these in the dictionary?
kehnpwil, also nikenpiri. n. tree sp., Garcinia ponapensis; medicine made from this tree is used for stopping menstrual bleeding or dysentery; also good firewood.
kehnpwud n. a cup made from a coconut shell for drinking kava.
8/21/2018 1:41:57 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Define the same way delen sakau or ngarangar. Add kowahleng as meing, often shortened to kohwa.
kehnsar 1. vi. to perform the final dance in a traditional dance performance. 2. n. the name of this dance.
kehnseng 1. meing. vi. to wait. 2. interj. Wait! 1. Komw kehnseng! Wait! kehnsenge, vt. cf. awih.
kehnsenge meing. vt. to wait for. Komw pahn kak kehnsenge tohn sahiet? Will you be able to wait for the members of this voyage? cf. awih.
kehnti n. the two central outrigger supports of a canoe that go from the hull to the outrigger.
kehntik adj. easily awakened.
kehnwasa adj. easily awakened; conscious.
kehoaroahr n. plant sp., with a pink flower, Derris trifoliata, used as a fish bait.
kehohla, also kehnohla. adj. easily broken .
kehp n. a generic term for yams, Dioscorea alalta, Dioscorea esculanta, Dioscorea nummularia, Dioscorea bulbifera, Dioscorea hispida, Dioscorea pentaphylla, and possibly Dioscorea flabellifolia.
kehp akitik n. a yam cultivar.
kehp arar n. a yam cultivar.
kehp depwen n. a yam with a single tuber.
kehp kos n. a yam cultivar.
kehp lapwed n. a yam cultivar.
kehp meir kelik mwotomwot n. a yam cultivar, slow in maturing.
kehp meir kelik pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar, slow in maturing, having white flesh.
kehp meir kelik weitahta n. a yam cultivar, slow in maturing, having red flesh.
kehp mwotelel n. a yam cultivar.
kehp mwoten namwanamw n. a yam cultivar.
kehp mwoten pahsed n. a yam cultivar.
kehp mwuterek n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pahini n. a yam cultivar.
kehp palai en meitipw n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwediwel pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwediwel weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwengkin, also masaloal. n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwet n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwetepwet n. white yam, one of the two major categories of yams recognized by Pohnpeians. see kehp toantoal.
kehp pwetepwet en takaieu n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwohmwahu pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kehp pwohmwahu weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kehp sahle n. a yam cultivar.
kehp send n. a yam cultivar.
kehp silik n. a yam cultivar, having red flesh.
kehp tang nan weli n. a son who behaves like his father; a chip off the old block.
kehp tipaker n. a yam cultivar, cigar-shaped.
kehp toantoal n. black yam, one of the two major categories of yams recognized by Pohnpeians. see kehp pwetepwet.
kehp tuhke, also menioak, dapiohka. n. cassava, manioc, tapioca; Manihot esculanta, primarily used as food and to make starch.
Kehpara n. an island off the southwest coast of Pohnpei through whose reef channel Isokelekel first entered Pohnpeian waters.
kehpei n. tree sp.; very light driftwood; cork.
kehpenei en sapahn n. a yam cultivar, believed to have come from Saipan.
kehpenei inarongemahl n. a yam cultivar.
kehpenei inosipehd n. a yam cultivar.
kehpenei inousohdi n. a yam cultivar.
kehpenei kesu n. a yam cultivar.
kehpenei kopou n. a yam cultivar.
kehperet n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin and n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin awai sohkatepe n. a yam cultivar, from Hawai'i, Dioscorea hispida.
kehpin dehpehk n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin dolen pohnpei n. a white yam cultivar.
kehpin dolen waii n. a class of yam cultivars. see kehpindol.
8/21/2018 1:45:27 PM From: KR To: KR. #15 Kehpindol is a generic germ for the various kehpin dol cultivars. Add this.
kehpin dolen waii ohreirei n. a yam cultivar.
8/21/2018 1:45:58 PM From: KR To: KR. #15 This is an alternate of kehpin dolen waii weitahta. Add this info.
kehpin dolen waii pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar, having white flesh.
kehpin dolen waii weitahta n. a yam cultivar, having red flesh.
kehpin iap pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar, having white flesh and fine meat, from Yap.
kehpin iap weitahta n. a yam cultivar, from Yap.
kehpin kipar n. a yam cultivar, from Kipar, fruit-bearing.
kehpin kipar en rapwaul n. a yam cultivar, said to have come from Rabaul.
kehpin kipar weitahta n. a yam cultivar, having red flesh.
kehpin loangtakai n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin lohd n. a yam cultivar, from Lohd.
kehpin lupwu n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin mehlel n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin mweli n. a yam cultivar, sweet-smelling.
kehpin mweli pwohmwahu weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin namwu eremia n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin namwu kepeu n. a yam cultivar.
8/21/2018 1:43:52 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 #15 It should be 'kehp en namwu kepeu' spelling it the way it sounds. We need to decide how to spell word of this nature. I need to note also that words such as kaonop/kaunop also need to be addressed again.There is still issue relating to the word kaunop meaning to prepare and Rahn Kaunop for Saturday. There is good reason to spell the two as kaonop and Rahn Kaonop. The root is onop meaning to get ready, to prepare.
kehpin namwu kepsu n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin namwu pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar, having sweet-smelling, white flesh.
kehpin namwu weitahta n. a yam cultivar, having sweet-smelling, red flesh.
kehpin nan peilam n. a yam cultivar, from Peilam.
kehpin nihpwung n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin ou n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin pahsed n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin palau pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar, from Palau, having white flesh.
kehpin palau weitahta n. a yam cultivar, from Belau, having red flesh.
kehpin pehleng n. a yam cultivar, from Pehleng.
kehpin penieu pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar, from Penieu.
kehpin penieu weitahta n. a yam cultivar, from Penieu.
kehpin pihsi n. a yam cultivar from Fiji.
kehpin pwair n. a yam cultivar, having a sweet flavor.
kehpin pwanuadu, also kiped. n. a yam cultivar, believed to have come from Vanuatu.
kehpin pweisaper n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin rohda n. a yam cultivar, from Rota.
kehpin sapahn n. a yam cultivar, from Japan.
kehpin sapwehrek n. a yam cultivar.
kehpin seini n. a yam cultivar, from China.
kehpin seipahn n. a yam cultivar, from Saipan.
kehpin sounet n. a yam cultivar.
8/21/2018 1:44:52 PM From: KR To: KR. #15 Add sounet as an alternate form of this.
kehpin souwiso n. a yam cultivar, from Souwiso.
kehpin tomwara n. a yam cultivar, from Tomwara.
kehpin tomwara pwohmwahu n. a yam cultivar from Tomwara, with a sweet smell.
kehpin wou n. a yam cultivar.
kehpindol n. a general class of white yam cultivars.
kehpineir n. a number of yams that grow semiwild, without cultivation, and without restrictions on when they can be harvested and eaten; Dioscorea nummularia.
kehpineir ahmarepe n. a yam cultivar.
kehpineir ahmarepen kehmpuwetik n. a yam cultivar.
kehpineir ahmarepen kehmpwuwalap n. a yam cultivar.
kehpineir en wai n. a yam cultivar.
kehpineir kehmmwas n. a yam cultivar.
kehpineir kehpuwalap n. a yam cultivar.
kehpineir kumwuten kidi n. a yam cultivar.
8/21/2018 1:46:26 PM From: KR To: KR. #15 This is another name for kehmpuwalap. Add this.
kehpineir mpo n. a yam cultivar.
kehpit meing. n. knife, machete. cf. naip.
kehpsel n. a yam cultivar, having fibrous flesh.
kehpuwetik n. a yam cultivar, having no particular season.
kehpuwetik en kehmpuwalap n. a yam cultivar.
kehpwalia n. plant sp.
kehpwallal n. a variety of yam, having no particular season.
kehpwel n. growth stage of a yam.
kehr vi. to call, as in to call someone a bad name; to badmouth.
kehrari n. plant sp., Boehmeria celebica or Pipturus argenteus.
kehrdipaur adj. engaging in the pot calling the kettle black kind of name-calling, given to criticizing others for a fault of one's own.
kehrourou n. a feasthouse having three center posts with pits for kava stones on the main platform.
kehs₁ n. hook.
kehs₂ n. case. [Eng.]
kehsapahl n. plant sp., Caesalpinia bonduc, commonly known as grey nicker, nicker bean, or knicker nut.
kehse vt. to hook.
kehsehki vt. to notify, to inform, to hint at, to let someone know.
kehsehkih vt. to notify, to inform, to hint at, to let someone know.
kehsek vi. to mate, said of animals. kehsekih, vt.
kehsekih vt. to mate with, said of animals. kehsek, vi.
kehtik n. net fishing, done by a single individual.
kehtoal n. tree sp.
8/21/2018 2:12:13 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Check Balick.
kehuh n. mast of a canoe or ship.
kei- vi. to move. Ohlo keido limwahi. That man moved near me. kai-, vt.
keid, also weid₂. vi. to walk in a specific direction.
keidad n. an edible bivalve, Gafrarium pectinatum.
keidek meing. vt. to inquire, to ask, to check, to question (used only by the Nahnken). cf. idek.
keidekidi meing. vi. to fall down. cf. pwupwidi.
keidenpwong, also keidpwong. vi. to stay overnight.
keidialidi meing. vi. to stop and rest during an overland journey.
1/15/2018 10:31:03 AM From: KR To: all. No exact common language form known.
keidihd vi. to drink kava at a second location; to pause while pounding kava so that it may be turned over for further pounding.
keidimah adj. critical, insensitive, tactless.
keidisol, also kaidisol. 1. n. the last feast of the yam season, usually occuring in April or June, in which uncooked clusters of kehp toantoal are used as tribute. 2. vi. to end the yam season; to prepare that feast.
keidloaloh 1. meing. adj. to miss a person or a place, to be homesick, to yearn for a loved one far away or deceased, to pine₁ for home. 2. meing. n. homesickness. cf. loaleid, loaloid.
keidoke meing. vt. to listen attentively. cf. rong.
6/17/2018 2:43:31 PM From: KR To: DS. Is there a common language form for this? Rong, which has a broader meaning, doesn't seem right.
8/20/2018 1:05:37 PM From: DS To: KR. Rong can be used here also.
keidpwong, also keidenpwong. meing. vi. to stay overnight.
keidpwongidi, also keidpwong. meing. vi. to stay overnight, to go to bed, to bed down. Mwohnsapw keidpwongidi Lenger. Mwohnsapw stayed overnight on Lenger. cf. pweidi.
keidu n. central post of a feasthouse.
8/21/2018 1:31:02 PM From: KR To: KR. #8 Clarify.
keidupwus adj. hairy, of the navel.
keielek 1. meing. vi. to move, as in one's own body movement. 2. meing. n. motion, movement; action, affairs. 1. Re sohte keielek. He is not moving. cf. mwekid.
keielekida vi. to start a process or procedure, of a court hearing; to convene, of a meeting.
keieng vt. to be affiliated with, to associate with, to be related to. Komw keieng ohlo? Are you affiliated with that man?
keii 1. vi. neut. to be anointed; to be applied coconut oil on the skin, as medicine. 2. n. coconut oil, lotion, ointment. keiie, vt.
7/31/2018 11:13:06 AM From: KR To: all. Cantero also spells this as keii.
keiie vt. see keii.
keiiehdi vt. to anoint with oil; to consecrate.
keiieu, also keieu. 1. num. first. 2. adv. most.
keik n. cake. [Eng.]
keika dem. mod. see keikat.
keikat, also keika. archaic. dem. mod. these, by me. sahpwekeikat these lands.
keikei vi. to bite. ke₂, vt.
keikeipene vi. to be bitten. Sohn keikeipene. John was bitten.
keil n. tree sp., Commersonia bartramia.
keilahn aio n. long ago, a vague temporal designation of the time when the first humans were present on the island. Wahr oapwoat seisang sekeren wai keilahn aio. A canoe traveled from a foreign shore long ago.
keilahsang vt. to move further away from.
keile n3s. edge.
keilepeh meing. vt. to stop. Mwohnsapw keilepehdi doadaohk en rahno. Mwohnsapw stopped the work on that day. cf. katukih, katuke.
keilikpe, also kailikpe. n. external boundary, surroundings. Kahn nih me wia keilikpen sapweio. A line of coconut trees forms the external boundary of my property.
keimw n. (3sg. keimwi) corner, angle; sub-subclan, within a keinek.
keimwin sou n. lineage, descendants of sisters.
keimwinneh n3s. heel. cf. timwenpwel.
keimwinpeh n3s. elbow, the outer curve of something.
keimwinwar n. (3sg. keimwinwere) either end of a canoe.
keimwisak vt. to finish; to accomplish something. keimwisek, vi.
keimwisek vi. to be finished; to be accomplished. keimwisak, vt.
keimwoale vi. to be oiled, to be shiny with oil.
keimwpahieu 1. n. rectangle. 2. vi. to be rectangular.
keimwsiluh 1. n. triangle. 2. vi. to be triangular.
kein n. tree sp.
keinahki vt. to blame.
keinamwe, also keinemwe. 1. meing. vt. to ask (used only by the Nahnmwarki), to inquire, to ask, to check, to question. 2. n. inquiry. 1. Mwohnsapw keinamwe duwen ohlo. His highness asked about the man. cf. kalelapak, idek.
keinangih, also kainangih. vt. to motivate, to inspire; to arouse sexual desire. kaineng, adj.
keinapwih vt. to prohibit. keinepwi, vi.
keinek n. a subclan.
keinemwe, also keinamwe. 1. meing. vt. to inquire, to ask, to check, to question (used only by the Nahnmwarki). 2. meing. n. inquiry. cf. kalelapak, idek.
keinepwi vi. to be prohibited. keinapwih, vt.
keingihng 1. adj. tilted, listing. 2. vi. to tilt to one side.
keinihn meing. vi. to be intoxicated, to be drunk. cf. sakaula.
keinimek adj. uninformed.
keinuhnu meing. n. nose. cf. tumwe.
keipa archaic. adj. skillful, brave.
keipwekidi meing. vi. to sit down. cf. mwohndi.
keipwel n. cable, as for cable TV. [Eng.]
keipweni meing. interj. an expression commonly used when making a speech in the presence of important people, asking forgiveness for one's unworthiness; an acknowledgment that the Nahnmwarki is a representative of the Enihlap and merits great honor. Keipwini pohn erekisohn Isipahu. Let the Great Spirit descend upon his highness Isipahu.
8/21/2018 1:30:24 PM From: KR To: all. DS doesn't know the common L counterpart.
keirda vi. to grow up, to progress.
keirek₁ adj. dense, tightly woven or packed; effective, in communcation.
keirek₂ vi. to be arranged in a straight line, to be arranged in order, to be lined up in sequence. kairak, vt.
keirier n. era, reign.
keirierwouap n. first-born.
keiru vi. to stay temporarily.
keisar n. (3sg. keisere) pancreas.
keisartik n. spleen.
keisek num. tenth.
keisoar n. coconut oil.
keisuh num. seventh.
keitiek, also kaitiek. vt. to cause another to hang his/her head in shame or embarrasment; to degrade someone, to put someone down. I keitiek lahpo. I put that guy down.
keitik, also keitikitik. 1. n. movement. 2. vi. to move slightly.
keitikitik n. see keitik.
keitikpene vi. to huddle.
keiwalu n. plant sp., wild vetch.
8/21/2018 1:32:56 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Check in Balick.
keiwetik n. a dryland taro (sawa₁) cultivar.
keke 1. vt. to reach, to attain. 2. n. reed, cane (the plant). 1. I sohte keke. I can't reach it.
8/21/2018 1:33:45 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Check in Balick. Apparently not in there.
kekehnihr n. feeling, during sex or as if experiencing sex.
kekel 1. adj. hard, not soft. 2. vi. to have an erection. 3. n. erection.
kekeluwak adj. hard, not soft; tough, as of meat.
kekeluwakala vi. to be hardened.
kekeurahpene vi. to be combined, to be unified . keurahpene, vt.
kekiang vi. to limp₁.
kekihleng n. a coconut that sprouts when not on the ground, for example as a consequence of getting stuck in a tree.
kekihpwel n. a coconut that sprouts while on the ground.
kekihr₁ 1. n. a type of taut line fishing, done off the bottom. 2. vi. to taut line fish off the bottom.
kekihr₂ meing. vt. to swallow. cf. kedenla, kadalle, kadanle.
kekihrnamwoal meing. vi. to swallow. kekihrnamwoale, vt. cf. kedendel.
kekihrnamwoale meing. vt. to swallow. kekihrnamwoal, vi. cf. kadalle, kedenla, kadanle.
8/21/2018 1:35:18 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Just use kadelle. Get rid of others.
kekuhrek meing. vi. to blink. cf. marep.
kekuhrekpene meing. vi. to close₁ one's eyes. cf. meirpene.
kel vi. to be enclosed, to be penned up, to be fenced in, to be walled off, to be encircled. kele, vt.
kelapapiso, also kehlapapiso. n. the wooden railing that encloses the seating area of the Nahnmwarki in a traditional feasthouse, not found in a less traditional ones.
kele vt. to enclose, to pen₁ up, to fence, to wall off, to encircle. Re kele neirail pwihngko. They penned up their pigs. kel, vi.
kelehpw vi. to be alone. E kelehpw. He was alone. cf. [meing] kalapwuk, kautohr.
kelek n. a large basket made from a palm frond.
kelekel n. orchid sp. Pseuderia micronesica, used medicinally.
8/21/2018 1:36:47 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Kelekel mwahn and kelekel pein are just mail and female counterparts of this species. Correct this.
kelekel mwahn n. orchid sp., wild, with wide leaves.
kelekel pein n. orchid sp., wild, with small leaves.
kelemw adj. scary, triggering a fear of ghosts or of the dead. kalamwih, vt.
kelemwur vi. to be watered; to be cooled with water. kalamwur, vt.
kelen mahn n. cage.
keleng meing. n. canoe. cf. wahr.
8/21/2018 1:37:41 PM From: KR To: all. The meaning is restricted to 'canoe'.
kelengk adj. causing acrophobia or vertigo.
kelengksapw adj. shameful; depleted, of land.
Kelepwel n. an islet in Nan Madol where Saudeleur kept Isokelekel and his people.
kelepwiki 1. vi. to genuflect. 2. n. genuflection.
kelepwukihdi vi. to kneel down. cf. [meing] kerepwel₂.
keleu, also kolou. n. hibiscus sp., Hibiscus tiliaceus, the inner bark of which is used as a bast in the preparation of kava; also used to make canoe paddles, knife handles, and canoe outriggers.
keleun and n. hibiscus sp., Kleinhovia hospita, used for making outriggers.
keleun wai n. hibiscus sp., China rose, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.
keleun wengsakau, also keleun wiesakau. n. hibiscus bast used in the preparation of kava.
keleun wiesakau n. hibiscus bast used in the preparation of kava. cf. [meing] kotelel.
8/21/2018 1:35:50 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Match definitions.
keleunieng 1. n. a chief's responsiveness to the needs of the people. 2. vi. to be responsive to the needs of the people.
keleunleng n. hibiscus sp.
8/21/2018 1:36:14 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Not in Balick.
keliali 1. meing. vi. to vomit. 2. meing. n. vomit. cf. mmwus.
kelik adj. trustworthy, trusted, reliable, dependable; intensive, deep. I pahn ale kaweid sang ohl kelik kan. I will seek advice from those trustworthy men. Ohlo meir kelik. The man is deep in sleep.
kelikahsih vt. to rock a baby in a hammock or swing; to sway one's arms while walking; to push something hanging from a rope. Liho kelikahsih serio. The woman rocked the baby.
kelikawih, also kalikawih. vt. to dress someone.
kelikemwe vt. to disbelieve.
kelikilik n. prohibition. E konehng en mie kelikilik en laid en wehi. There should be a prohibition on turtle fishing.
kelikilikidi vi. to be prohibited.
kelimau num. fifth.
kelimwed, also kalimwed. n. bird sp., island swiftlet, Aerodramus vanikorensis.
kelingan, also kalingan. n. glory; beauty.
kelingana, also kalingana. vt. to beautify, to embellish, to decorate; to glorify.
kelingeringer adj. irritating, disturbing, agitating.
kelipa₁ vt. to exile. Mehn Sehmen ko kelipahla mehn Sokehs Palau. The Germans exiled the people of Sokehs to Palau.
kelipa₂ meing. vt. to joke with, to tease. cf. kamwane.
kelipak n. bird sp., Carolines swiftlet, Callacalin inquieta.
kelipilip n. a place of exile.
kelipilipala vi. to be exiled to.
kelisahk vi. to be tossed sidearmed, to be caused to swing. E kak kelisahk pwe e me marahra. It can be tossed sidearmed, because it's light. kelisahkih, vt.
kelisahkih vt. to toss out with a sidearm motion, to swing someone on a swing. kelisahk, vi.
keliseian en mei, also kanaitik. n. a method of making breadfruit trees bear₁ fruit earlier, done by making four cuts about the length of a hand lengthwise on the stem, approximately 1.5 feet above the ground.
kelmahu, also limwediliniak. n. fern sp., Davallia pectinata.
keluhla vt. to do something, either that one knows is wrong or that turns out to be wrong; to repent.
keluhwanda vt. to make incomplete.
kelupwulupw vi. to be scraped.
keme vt. to spank or beat. kamakam, vi.
kemed n. sp. of sea cucumber.
kemedipwe, also kamadipwe. vt. to make a feast in honor of someone of high esteem. kamadipw, vi. cf. [meing] kasaune.
kemehla vt. to kill, to execute; to turn off, as a light or engine. kamala, kamakamala, vi.
kemehnkouruhr adj. funny, amusing, boisterous.
kemehnpou adj. cold, causing to be cold. cf. [meing] pwoaikentehine.
kemei n. shellfish sp., Garfrarium tumidum, eaten when available.
kemeik n. fish sp., humphead parrotfish, a variety of Bolbometopon muricatus, normally found within the lagoon and near reefs.
kemeimeiso 1. meing. vi. to pluck gray hair or whiskers. 2. n. tweezers, an implement for plucking whiskers, traditionally small shells. cf. uspwetepwet.
7/8/2018 2:29:14 PM From: KR To: all. Uspwetepwet is not used as a noun.
kemeiso meing. n. an implement for plucking hair from a beard. cf. mehn uspwetepwet.
kemenda, also kamanda. vt. to tame.
kemenseng₁ 1. meing. vi. to eat breakfast. 2. meing. n. breakfast. cf. deied, mwengehn menseng.
kemenseng₂ n. a kava planting; area where kava is planted.
kemerek vi. to be spread out. kamarak, vt.
kemeu n. Cynometra bijuga, wood use for adze handles.
kemeuwi n. a type of basket.
8/21/2018 1:38:26 PM From: KR To: KR. #7 From Cantero. DS doesn't know this word.
kemisik n. fresh water eel.
kemmad, also kiemmad. 1. vi. to put on dry clothing. 2. n. dry clothing one puts on, extra clothing taken on a trip. kemmade, vt. cf. [meing] kangalangal.
kemmada, also kammada. vt. to dry.
kemmade vt. to provide dry clothing to someone who is wet. Kitail kemmede irail pwe re wisekesekala. Let us provide them with dry clothes because they got wet. kemmad, kiemmad, vi. cf. [meing] kangalangale.
kemmwar 1. vi. to be given a title. 2. n. the act of conveying a title. kemmware, vt.
kemmware vt. to give a title. kemmwar, vi.
kemoahreleng n. to be ignited, of a fire for an uhmw. Umwun koanoato kemoahreleng. The uhmw for the feast has been ignited. kemoahrlenge, vt.
kemoahrlenge vt. to ignite a fire for an uhmw. kemoahreleng, vi.
kempa₁ n. Pohnpeian holy week, a week of worship in the traditional religion.
8/21/2018 1:39:29 PM From: KR To: KR. #7 DS doesn't know this word.
kempa₂ n. department. I doadoahk ong kempahn kamarain ansou ieu mahs. I worked for the department of education in the past. [Jap. gemba]
kempak adj. shallow as a consequence of being flat-bottomed, as a canoe.
kempenial n. bush sp., Psychotria hombroniana.
kempoake, also kompoake. adj. emotionally moving, pitiful, saddening.
kemweit n. entertainment; serenade. cf. [meing] kamahlahl₁.
kemwekid 1. vi. neut. to be made to move or shake. 2. n. a motion, as in a legislative proceeding, action. kamwakid, vt.
kemwene vt. to joke with, to tease. kamwan, vi. cf. [meing] kalipe, kadillepe.
kemwere, also kamwere. vi. to gesture menacingly, to feint a blow.
kemwetimwet vi. to make a polite but empty gesture.
kemwurumwur 1. n. last wish before death. 2. vi. to make a last wish. cf. [meing] kedeurlik.
kendenkemwe vt. to distrust, to disbelieve.
kendip₁ vi. to spit. cf. [meing] linohdi, lik₃.
kendip₂ n. fish sp.
kendo 1. vi. to estimate. 2. n. estimate, estimation. [Jap. kendō]
kene poss. cl. a possessive classifier for edibles. E sohte kang kene dohnaso. He didn't eat his doughnut. cf. [meing] koanoat.
kenehnlo adj. ungrateful, insensitive, insincere. Ohl kenenloh mwo pwe, ma e anahne mehkot, ah e tehkuhk; a ma soh, ah e kin sirangkau. The man is ungrateful because, if he needs something, he is nice; if not, then he is snobbish.
kenei sakau 1. vi. to eat after drinking kava. 2. n. meal after kava. cf. [meing] pailoal.
kenei soumwahu vi. to palliate an ill person, to help alleviate the symptoms of an illness.
keneinei adj. cherished, well cared for. kanai, vt.
keneipwong vi. to hold a wake until burial, to join family members or clansmen to conduct vigil at members house who may have experienced some unexpected turn of events.
keneitik vi. to assist a woman at childbirth. kanaitik, vt.
-kenen aff. suffix used to form singular emphatic pointing and demonstrative pronouns. iet here, by me, ietkenen here by me!; met this one, by me, metkenen this one, by me!
Kenen n. the Protestant mission established in Mesenieng in 1865. [Eng. Canaan]
-kenenkan aff. suffix used to form plural emphatic pointing and demonstrative pronouns.
8/21/2018 1:40:01 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 Add examples.
kenenlo vi. to try to win someone over when many ignore him.
kenenseh n. fern sp., Bolbitis heteroclita.
kener adj. sensitive to pain; ticklish.
keng adj. sharp, of an edge or point.
kengelengele, also kangalangale. meing. vt. to provide dry clothing for someone who is wet. cf. kemmade.
kengir n. belt.
kengk n. coconut, containing no nut.
kengkanahda vt. to rekindle a fire. kengkanda, vi.
kengkanda vi. to cause to be rekindled, of a fire. Karisihno me kengkanda tuihko. It is the kerosene that caused the firewood to be rekindled. kengkanahda, vt.
kengkang n. porch; covered stoop of a Japanese style house. [Jap. genkan : entryway]
kengkeng adj. peak, pointed. Dohlo kengkengda. The mountain has a peak.
kengkiresek n. fellatio.
kengrou adj. always blamed for mishaps.
keniken adj. favorite, favored.
kenikenla vi. to become acceptable.
kenpihpi n. cunnilingus.
kens 1. n. yaws, a tropical disease that first affects the skin and later the bones. 2. vi. to be infected; to ulcerate.
kensa vi. to examine, to have a physical examination. [Jap. kensa]
kensipakudang n. atomic bomb, nuclear weapon. [Jap. genshibakudan]
kensoare vt. to entice.
kent n. (3sg. kenti) urine.
kep₁ vi. to consume something, especially medicine, before kava.
kep₂ n. cup. [Eng.]
kepe- vt. to carry in a bundle. Liho kepehla arail tuwi. That woman carried their bundle of firewood.
kepeh polite. n3s. thigh.
kepehiso meing. n3s. thigh. cf. dahng, tepindang.
kepeia vt. to consider fortunate.
kepeiahda vt. to make one rich. Mwangas me kepeiahda ohlo. Copra is what made that man rich.
kepeik vi. to carry on one's shoulder. kapaik, vt.
kepeira 1. vi. to put out runners in all directions, of a yam vine. 2. n. the third growth stage of a yam.
kepel vi. to be kneaded, as of dough. kapal, vt.
kepeldoal vi. to mix things in while kneading something.
kepelipel adj. taboo.
kepelmar vi. to kneed mahr₁.
kepelsalehd, also kepinsalehd. 1. humiliative. n. sickness, disease, illness. 2. humiliative. adj. sick, diseased, ill.
kepelsalehdala, also kepinsalehdala. vi. to die.
kepennok n. a broom or duster for use in residential quarters. cf. [meing] lempweilleng, lempweinleng, souwel ihmw.
keper adj. dangerous.
keperen likend , also peipei aramas. n. fern sp., Histiopteris incisa.
keperepere n3s. descendant, offspring, typically of animals.
kepeu, also kopou. adj. cold, cool, chilly.
kepeukuhk meing. n. sennit. cf. kisin pwehl.
kepidak vt. to pass around, to pass indirectly; to get around, as a problem. kepidek, vi.
kepidau n. large pass in the outer reef and the area inside the reef adjacent to the pass; harbor.
kepidek vi. to be passed around, to be passed indirectly; to be gotten around, as a problem. kepidak, vt.
kepidekiong vi. to be tranferred to.
kepihleng n. southern sky, southern horizon.
Kepihleng n. an ancient name for a once independent area of central Kitti that had its capital at Sapwtakai.
kepikipik n. creation; environment, nature, resource.
kepikirot vi. to be in the dark without a source of light.
kepiloal₁ 1. vi. to take medicine or magic for protection or to instill certain qualities in the one taking it. 2. n. the medicine or magic employed for this purpose.
kepiloal₂ adj. deep, of the hull of a canoe.
kepin, also kapin₁. n. captain of a ship. [Eng. captain]
Kepin n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.
Kepin Awak n. a section (kousapw) in U.
kepin en sohp n. a ship captain. I men tuhweng kepin en sohpet. I wish to see the captain of this ship. [Eng.]
kepin kasang meing. n. (3sg. kepin kesenge) throat. cf. kepinwer, kepinwor.
kepin lahng, also kepinleng. n. west.
kepin pwalek n. the ground area between an uhmw and the main post at the entrance of a feasthouse.
8/21/2018 1:44:19 PM From: KR To: KR. #8 Check the nahs chart.
kepin tihn peh n3s. shoulder joint.
kepina n. governor, district administrator. [Eng.]
kepinan 1. vi. full of pus, pussy. 2. n. a pus filled infection.
kepindau pilen meing. adj. attractive, attracting plentiful resources, such as food and other contributions to a feast, attracting admiration or honor. Sohpeidi me kepindau pilen. Royalty attracts plentiful resources.
8/21/2018 1:47:15 PM From: KR To: all. Apparently there is no common language form for this.
kepindewe meing. vt. to lead₁ or guide; to set an example for; to advise; to give directions. cf. kaweid.
8/21/2018 1:47:57 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 This can also be a noun like kaweid. Add this.
kepindewehlap₁ meing. n. directions, as on labels; advice,. cf. kaweid.
kepindewehlap₂ meing. vi. to drink kava immediately after a Nahnmwarki, to drink kava after it has been served to others, to eat leftovers. kepindewehlape, vt.
kepindewehlape meing. vt. to drink kava immediately after a Nahnmwarki, to drink kava after it has been served to others, to eat leftovers. kepindewehlap₁, vi. cf. kapih₂.
kepindowe vt. to welcome, to receive.
kepinga vt. to praise.
kepingahla vt. to be amazed at, to be surprised at. I kepingahla amwail sarongorong. I am amazed at your stubborness.
kepingiping 1. adj. confusing, messy, chaotic; distressful, troublesome. 2. n. confusion; something that is troublesome or distressing.
Kepinkep n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.
kepinkoanoat n. gift of food, a title, or land from the Nahnmwarki, conveying acknowledgement, and often symbolizing respect, goodwill, and obligation.
kepinleng, also kepin lahng. n. west.
kepinnamw loal meing. adj. discreet, unpredictable, said of the Sohpeidi. Sohpeidi men uhdahn pahn kepinnamw loal. A member of the royalty is supposed to be discreet. cf. lamrir.
Kepinne n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw and Kitti.
kepinpaiki n3s. lower part of the back of the head.
kepinpil n. estuary, mouth of a river.
kepinsalehd, also kepelsalehd. 1. humiliative. n. sickness, disease, illness. 2. meing. vi. to be sick, to be ill. cf. soumwahu.
kepinsalehdala, also kepelsalehdala. vi. to die.
kepinsinoangi n. original branch of kava used for planting.
kepinwar 1. n. provisions taken on a trip; gift taken on a trip; good deeds, used biblically; advice taken to heart, fish acquired from another canoe in a exchange of fish. 2. vi. to be given provision to take on a trip; to be given advice to take to heart. kepinwere, vt.
kepinwariki vt. to take on a trip. Se kepinwariki uhpwte. We took only coconuts with us.
kepinwer, also kepinwor. n. (3sg. kepinwere) throat. cf. [meing] kepin kasang.
kepinwere vt. to give fish to the occupant(s) of another fishing canoe, to give a gift to a departng party. kepinwar, vi.
kepinwereu vi. to look with begging eyes at someone who is eating.
kepinwereuh adj. constantly munching on food.
kepinwini n. the final portion or dose of liquid extracted from a medicinal plant.
kepinwor n. (3sg. kepinwore) throat. cf. [meing] kepin kasang.
kepir 1. n. male standing dance, employing carved ornamental paddles;. 2. vi. to be turned or twisted, to dance the paddle dance. kapir, vt.
8/21/2018 1:48:48 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 ngihsin kepir/koulin kepir alternate names of the dance songs that accompany this dance. Add these entries and straighten out definition above.
kepir pohn wahr 1. n. a paddle dance performed on a canoe. 2. vi. to perform this dance.
Kepira n. a section (kousapw) in Sokehs.
kepirek vi. to turn one's head in contempt.
kepirmeliek 1. vi. to run the hurdles. 2. n. the hurdles.
Kepirohi n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.
kepised vi. to be infected by salt water.
kepit₁ vi. neut. to pry out; to relax a wire or stick under tension. kapit₂, vt.
kepit₂ 1. adj. said of one who likes to tease or make fun of others. 2. n. joke. 3. vi. to joke with, to tease. kapitih, vt.
8/21/2018 1:49:16 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Define these related forms in the same way.
kepit₃ meing. n. (3sg. kepitie) voice. Wereila ahi sohte rong kepitien ohlo. It has been a while since I heard his voice. cf. ngihl.
kepitipit vi. to be sped up, to be made to go faster, to be hastened. kapitipit, vt.
kepitkihda vt. to joke about. cf. [meing] kumwuskihda.
8/21/2018 1:49:47 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Make this a subentry under kepit₂.
kepitwini 1. n. poison or black magic applied to a wound. 2. vi. to apply poison or black magic to a wound. kepitwinie, vt.
kepitwinie vt. see kepitwini.
kepsakau 1. vi. to eat before kava. 2. n. the meal before kava.
keptakai adj. very stubborn.
kepwe n. thing, possession; internal organs or guts of larger mammals; genitals.
kepwehn doadoahk n. tool.
kepwehpwe adj. rich, wealthy, having many possessions.
kepweikang vt. to criticize, to speak sharply to, to insult. Itarehr amwail kepweikangih ohlo. That's enough of your criticizing that man. kepweikeng, adj.
kepweikeng 1. adj. skillful in attacking others, critical. 2. n. criticism. kepweikang, vt.
kepweipweida 1. vi. to be implemented. 2. n. implementation.
kepwenek n. a four day feast prior to a war. Kepwenek iei kamadipw me kin wiawi lao sapwala rahn pahieu ah pei ahpw wiawi. Kepwenek is a feast conducted until it is concluded on the fourth day, and then the fighting starts.
kepwil, also pwekil. n. (3sg. kepwili) corner of the mouth.
kepwilipwet adj. scarred at the corner of the mouth by yaws.
ker₁ vi. to run, as of water; to shed₁; to flow or trickle. kakere, vt.
ker₂ n. (3sg. kari, keri) a derogatory term for face.
kerada, also karada₁. vi. to board, to step up onto, to climb aboard; of fish, to spawn on the reef.
keradadak en oloiso n. the entrance to the left wing of a feasthouse.
keradak, also karadak. archaic. n. ladder, steps, stairs.
keradak en serihso n. the entrance to the right wing of a feasthouse; the use of the outrigger side of a canoe by ipwin pohn warawar.
keradakeiso n. a seating area located at the front of the main platform of a feasthouse, where the steps are located.
keredi vi. to alight or step down; to flow or drop, as of a liquid.
kereilik meing. n. the two doors in the rear of a feasthouse, used by the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken. cf. wenihmw en lempahntamw.
kereiso meing. n. bathing place in a stream. cf. lehnpilen duhdu.
kereker 1. n. gutter; bamboo or pipe used to channel a flow of water. 2. vi. to flow, of water; to move in great numbers, of people.
kerekerepeileng engin moamoar uh idiom By the grace of the soupeidi, the commoners will take part in the process of kava and food consumption and distribution.
8/21/2018 1:50:17 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Add as a subentry of kereker.
kerekeresou vi. to warm oneself at a fire.
kerempw n. obstacle, obstruction, interference.
kerempwa vt. to interfere with, to meddle with, to obstruct, to delay.
8/21/2018 1:50:48 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Define like kedirepwa. These are synonyms.
keremwel meing. adj. happy, joyful. cf. peren₁.
keremweliso meing. n. happiness, joy. cf. peren₁.
keren adj. near, close₂. karanih, vt.
kerenieng adv. almost, nearly.
kereng 1. vi. to be dried by heat, as of copra or tobacco. 2. n. tobacco. karang, vt.
kerengireng adj. peppery, spicy, hot.
kerengkpei vi. to spread the hot stones of an uhmw.
kerenieng adv. almost, nearly.
kereniol 1. meing. adj. warm, hot, feverish. 2. meing. n. high fever. cf. karakar₁.
Kerenis n. the Pohnpeian name for Kapingamarangi, a Polynesian-outlier atoll located within Pohnpei State. [Eng. Greenwich]
kerenleng meing. n. notice, announcement. cf. pakair.
8/21/2018 1:51:29 PM From: KR To: all. Unlike pakair, this cannot be a noun.
kerep vi. to creep; to crawl on all fours. karapih, vt.
kerepwel₁ meing. vi. perishable, not long lasting. Sapwellim souneio kerepwella mwurin wihk ehu. His ailment vanished in a week. kerepwelih, vt. cf. sohr.
kerepwella vi. to vanish, to disappear. Sapwellim souneio kerepwella mwurin wihk ehu. His ailment vanished in a week.
kerepwel₂ meing. vi. to kneel down. cf. kelepwukihdi.
kerepwelih meing. vt. to cause to vanish or disappear. Winio kerepwelihala sapwellim souneio The herbal medicine caused his ailment to disappear. kerepwel₁, vi. cf. kasohre.
8/21/2018 1:54:51 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Define this the same way as kasohre.
kerepwella meing. vi. to vanish, to disappear. Sapwellim souneio kerepwella mwurin wihk ehu. His ailment vanished in a week. cf. sohrala.
kereu₁ n. shellfish sp.
kereu₂ slang. vi. to run; to flee; to swim, of fish.
kereuk, also korouk. vi. to be felled, of a tree; to be laid down, of a person. karauke, vt.
kereut n. grass sp.
keriahla vt. to curse, to invoke a curse.
keriahleng 1. n. a curse upon someone who fails to convey the first offering of breadfruit to the Soupeidi. 2. vi. to be cursed for this reason.
keriahpe, also kahriepe. n. calamity, ruin, destruction due to supernatural causes.
keriahpwel 1. n. a curse upon breaking first offering of root crops to Soupeidi. 2. vi. to be cursed for this reason.
keriemene vt. to second a motion. Ohlo keriemene kemwekido. That man seconded the motion.
keriemenih, also keriemene. vt. to second₁ a motion.
kerier n. first-born.
kerihri vi. to be snapped off. karihs, vt.
kerihripeseng vi. to be broken, as a bone.
keriker₁ n. fish sp., highfin rudder fish, Kyphosus cinerascens; a generic term for kertakai (large keriker) and kerilel (small keriker); normally found in the lagoon and on patch reefs and the barrier reef.
keriker₂ vi. to comb one's hair. kar₁, vt.
kerikun vulgar. adj. blind.
kerilel n. a small keriker₁, a fish sp.
kerir 1. n. secret sweetheart. 2. vi. to have an affair.
kerirleng meing. vi. to hide₁. cf. rukla, rokla.
kerirrir 1. meing. n. cloth, anything made of cloth, material, clothes, clothing. 2. vi. to wear clothing. cf. likou.
kerismei n. during keidisol, the last feast of the yam season, a breadfruit branch bearing a tiny immature fruit is placed upon the uhmw in which the yams are being baked, symbolizing the cycle of seasons; not commonly done in present times.
kerkala slang. adj. pretentious, proud, boastful.
kerlikamw adj. to be a character.
kerpwetepwet adj. cowardly.
kerpwunan slang. n. conjunctivitis.
kersuwed adj. ugly.
kertakai n. a large keriker₁, a fish sp.
kertoal adj. having a black eye.
kerupwud 1. n. the act of scratching one's body. 2. vi. to be scratching. karupwude, vt. cf. [meing] kaliat.
keruwa vt. to hurry, to rush. karuwaru, adj.
keruwemen n. scarecrow.
kerwa, also karwa. vt. to hasten.
kese vt. to throw; to drop. kos₁, vi.
kesehdi vi. to throw down, to drop. cf. [meing] likinpwele, likinpwelih.
kesehkida₁ vi. to be shocked, as by bad news.
kesehkida₂ vi. to spring up; to be shaken up.
kesehla vt. to throw away, to get rid of; to divorce.
keseingmwahu, also kasaingmwahu. n. a happy coincidence.
keseirahk vi. to laugh in a boisterous manner.
kesempwal 1. adj. important, valuable. 2. n. (3sg. kesempwale) importance, value. 1. Sahpw kesempwalsang mwohni. Land is more important than money.
kesenda vt. to criticize; to murmur.
keseng 1. vi. to play music. 2. n. anything capable of producing music, a musical instrument, radio, tape recorder, etc.
keseng kekihr n. harmonica.
8/21/2018 1:55:28 PM From: KR To: all. Cantero says that this can also mean flute. DS says he is unaware of a word for flute in Pohnpeian.
keseng pepeuk n. harmonica.
keseng tiati n. organ, the musical instrument.
kesengenial, also kasangenial. n. fork or intersection of a road.
kesengenpil n. tributary of a stream.
kesengiseng adj. mournful, sorrowful.
kesepweke vt. to drop; to defeat in competition. cf. [meing] likinpwelih.
kesepwekehla vt. to discard, to throw away, to abandon.
kesepwil 1. vi. to change status; to graduate. 2. n. promotion; demotion; graduation. 1. Ohlo kesepwilda. That man was promoted. kasapwil, vt.
kesepwilida vi. to ascend, to be promoted. Ohlo kesepwilda. That man was promoted.
8/21/2018 1:56:03 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Resolve entries for kesepwil, kesepwilda, kesepwildi, and kasapwiledi. Cross reference to transitive verbs kasapwilida and kasapwilidi.
kesepwilidi n. descent.
keserenial n. an accidental sexual encounter.
keserenialki vt. to take advantage of a girl sexually. Pwutako keserenialki serepeino. The boy took advantage of the girl.
keses archaic. adj. boastful, given to bragging; cruel, belligerent.
keseu₁ 1. meing. vi. to be examined, to be diagnosed, to be figured out. 2. meing. n3s. judgement, prediction, examination. kasawih, vt. cf. [meing] kadihrlap.
keseu₂ vi. to move or change location, to transfer, to postpone. kasau, vt.
keseulikilik 1. n. embezzlement. 2. adj. untrustworthy.
kesihker, also kasihker. vi. to stand erect. Dahme re kesihkerkihda? Why did they stand up?
kesihkerada vi. to stand up, to stand straight up.
8/21/2018 1:56:35 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 This means the same thing as kesinehnda and uhda. Define all of these the same way.
kesihnen vi. to stand. kesihnene, vt. cf. [meing] keuhleng.
kesihnenda vi. to stand up.
kesihnene, also kesihnenih. vt. to make someone stand, to set someone upright. kesihnen, vi. cf. [meing] kehlenge.
kesihnenih vt. see kesihnene.
kesihpwong vi. to remain awake all night, as at a wake; to eat dinner at night.
kesik 1. vi. to shoot. 2. n. gun, as a rifle or speargun. kasikih, vt.
kesik lapalap n. cannon.
kesik misihn n. machine gun, automatic weapon. [misihn <Eng. machine]
kesik mwotomwot n. handgun.
kesik pirerrer n. machine gun, automatic weapon, gatling gun.
kesik pos n. any weapon employing gun powder.
kesikdol 1. n. a magic spell that causes the instant death of one's enemy in the form of fireball. 2. vi. to perform this magic. kesikdole, vt.
kesikdole vt. to cast a deadly magic spell using a fireball. Dene kawaho, mie me kak kesikdolehte aramas oh kemehla. It is said that in the past, one could cast a deadly magic spell on someone and kill him. kesikdol, vi.
kesikpe n. expectation. Sohte kesikpe. There is no expectation.
kesikped n. speargun.
kesilangih vt. to disdain; to hate; to dislike. kesileng, adj.
kesileng 1. adj. disdainful, snobbish, said of one who always finds other people disgusting or unattractive. 2. n. disdain, scorn, contempt. kesilangih, vt.
8/21/2018 1:57:10 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Make the definitions of the adj and vt more similar.
kesiluh num. third.
kesingketieu n. bow₃, of a bow and arrow.
kesingkomi n. slingshot. [komi <Jap. gomu < Ger. Gummi]
kesou vi. to move, to be relocated. Se kesou. We moved. kasau, vt.
kesoulikilik adj. untrustworthy.
kessap n. ketchup. [Eng.]
kesso 1. vi. to run or swim the final lap₂ in a race. 2. n. the final lap in a race. [Jap. kesshō]
ket meing. vi. a high language verbal root of motion. Mwohnsapw ket ni doadoahko? Was Mwohnsapw present at the function? Komw pahn ketla ia? Where are you going? Dahme Mwohnsapwoko ketiki? What did Mwohnsapwoko take with him? Mwohnsapoko ketin ngirala. Mwohnsapwoko was exhausted. cf. alu, koh-, mi, ape-.
ketida, also ketda. vi. to leave.
ketido vi. to come.
ketikihda vt. to carry, to take (something).
ketikihdi vt. to put (something) down.
ketin vi. to deign, to vouchsafe. Mwohnsapw ketin mwahngih. Mwohnsapw understands. Mwohnsapw ketin ninlimehda arail tomwo. Mwohnsapw accepted their atonement.
11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM From: KR To: KR. Note that this can stand alone. Also add ketki and ketin. Get examples of these uses.
4/10/2015 3:33:04 PM From: KR To: KR. Decide how to treat. See reference grammar.
9/29/2017 8:47:00 AM From: KR To: DS. We need to discuss this. Note that if is a counterpart of mi, then our definition is wrong. It is not always a verb of motion.
12/2/2017 9:13:26 AM From: KR To: DS. Please ignore all these ket forms for the time being. We'll figure out how to handle them later.
8/21/2018 2:11:10 PM From: KR To: DS. #1 Resolve problems here. See all related forms of ket.
ketda, also ketida. meing. vi. to leave, to depart. cf. mwesel.
ketdi, also ketidi. meing. vi. to sit down. cf. mwohndi.
ketel n. kettle. [Eng.]
ketemen 1. n. anniversary, anniversary function, memory. 2. vi. to hold an anniversary celebration or function. 1. Rahn wet ketemen en melahn Soulik. Today is the anniversary of the death of Soulik. kataman, vt. cf. [meing] edinleng.
ketemenpe n3s. memorial, recollection, souvenir.
ketempa meing. vt. to calm someone; to long for someone to return. cf. kamalailai.
8/21/2018 2:06:41 PM From: KR To: all. Kamalailai has a more restricted meaning.
ketepwur vi. to be rolled, to be moved while rotating. katapwure, vt.
keteu, also koatou. 1. vi. to rain. 2. n. rain.
ketewe, also kedewe. vt. to fool, to tease, to kid, to joke with, to trick, to deceive. Ke sohte pahn oh keteweiehdi? Would you not fool me ultimately?
keti interj. How about that!; Wow!; may be used either approvingly or disapprovingly.
ketia₁ vt. to reveal verbally. ketihti₁, vi.
ketia₂ 1. n. boat pole. 2. vi. to pole a boat or canoe.
ketia₃ meing. n. kava pounding stone. cf. moahl₁.
ketiamau₁ adj. evasive, always unwilling to do something, disagreeable.
ketiamau₂ 1. Biblical. n. temptation, an evil suggestion. 2. vi. to tempt. katiamauwih, vt.
ketida, also ketda. vi. to leave.
ketidi, also ketdi. meing. vi. to sit down. cf. mwohndi.
ketido meing. vi. to come. cf. koh-.
ketieni, also katieni. n. a spirit (eni) sickness, causing one to speak incoherently, use obscenities, and have bad dreams.
ketieu₁, also ipwen ketieu. n. spear, harpoon.
ketieu₂, also ketieunleng. n. tree sp., Ixora casei.
8/21/2018 2:07:24 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Combine with previous entry. Tree used for making weapons, medicine? Is there also a tree called ketieunleng?
ketieunleng n. tree sp., Ixora casei. see ketieu₂.
ketihna vt. to revitalize, to nourish; to augment, as a point in an argument. ketihnain, vi.
ketihnain 1. vi. to revitalize, to nourish; to augment, as a point in an argument. 2. n. food, nourishment. ketihna, vt.
ketihnepe n3s. food, nourishment.
ketihti₁ n. statement, declaration. Ketihti wet mie nan Pwuksarawi. This statement is in the Bible.
ketihtihki vt. to declare, either verbally or in writing; to state, to say. Pwuksarawi me ketihtihki. The Bible declares it.
ketihwo adj. mischievious, naughty, difficult, frustrating, troubled.
ketiket₁ adj. numb; asleep, as when one's leg falls asleep.
ketiket₂ adj. insistent, persistent.
ketiket₃, also ketket. vi. to stay, to live as in reside.
ketiki meing. vt. to transport by hand; to consume food or drink. cf. wa-.
ketikihda meing. vt. to carry, to take (something). cf. wahda.
ketikihdi vt. to put (something) down. cf. kihdi.
ketikila vi. to be taken in, as clothing. katikala, vt.
ketin meing. vi. to deign, to vouchsafe. Mwohnsapw ketin mwahngih. Mwohnsapw understands. Mwohnsapw ketin ninlimehda arail tomwo. Mwohnsapw accepted their atonement.
keting, also kating. n. payment or reward; food provided in return for labor; food provided for a hunting or fishing trip.
keting en inou wahr 1. n. second feast for a new canoe, when it is lashed together. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
keting en taht 1. n. third feast of a new feasthouse. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
keting en wahr 1. n. first feast for a new canoe. 2. vi. to prepare this feast.
ketingen angak n. the third of four minor breadfruit seasons (March), associated with the gathering of two species of sawi₁.
ketingen doadoahk, also keting. 1. n. feast of reciprocity. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Ketingen doadoahk kin wiawiheng aramas me sewese wiahda doadoahk ieu. A feast of reciprocity is made for people who contributed their labor to a major work activity. 2. Re ketingen doadoahk ansou me doadoahko wiewiawio. They had the reciprocity feast while the work was going on.
ketipar n. lawn.
ketipin n. sun.
ketipinipin adj. tingly, as when the circulation is shut off in one's leg.
ketipwehl 1. adj. bratty. 2. n. brat.
ketitik n. sp. of small ant.
ketitoal n. sp. of small black ant.
ketiuk n. upright sticks that are inserted into an outrigger to secure it.
ketiweita n. sp. of small red ant.
ketkeikamedek n. sp. of small red ant, known for its bite.
ketket, also ketiket₃. vi. to stay, to live as in reside.
ketselewi 1. meing. adj. eccentric, erratic. 2. meing. vi. to be wandering around aimlessly. 1. Mwohnsapw ketselewi nan sapwillimahr wehi. Mwohnsapw roamed around within his chiefdom. cf. saruwaru.
kettap, also kessap. n. ketchup. [Eng.]
ketwelwel, also katwelwel. archaic. n. tail.
keuhleng meing. vi. to stand. cf. kesihnen.
keulap meing. n. (3sg. keulapahr) elbow, crook of the arm, forearm; measurement of arms length when constructing a canoe. cf. tipwengen peh.
keumarepada meing. vt. to raise a cover of some type to take cover from the rain. Mwohnsapw keumarepada ampero. His highness raised the umbrella to take cover from the rain. cf. upada.
keurahpene vt. to combine, to unify. kekeurahpene, vi.
keurahs n, vi see keuras.
keuras, also keurahs. 1. n. inauguration feast for a chief on his assumption of power. 2. vi. to give such a feast.
keurese vt. to give an inauguration feast for. Kitail pahn keurese Pwoud Lepen Nett kapw. We will inaugurate the new Pwoud Lepen Nett .
keus archaic. interr. Who goes there?
keusahninsed 1. n. an alert call given for the purpose of identifying the occupants of a canoe. 2. vi. to call out "who goes there" to a canoe. 1. Keusahninsed kin wiawiheng wahr ansou me re pesereid ni pwongen rot. An alert call is usually made when canoes cross paths in the dark of night. keusahninsedih, vt.
keusahninsedih vt. see keusahninsed.
keusih vt. to call out "who goes there".
keuwed 1. meing. vi. to whistle. 2. meing. n3s. whistle. cf. kuwai.
keuwi slang. vt. to chase someone, with the intent of fighting.
kewelik, also kowelik. n. bird sp., Pacific reef heron, Egretta sacra.
keweneu num. sixth.
kewerwer n. an ultimatum issued by a Nahnmwarki.
kewikila vi. to be changed, to be altered. kawikala, vt.
-ki verb. suff. instrumental suffix; with active verbs it permits the expression of an instrument; with adjectives of emotion it means 'about', with other adjectives it means 'to consider'; also used in 'why' questions, see dahme. inou lash, inouki lash with (something); nsensuwed sad, nsensuwediki sad about; dehde clear, dehdehki to consider clear.
kiahweliwel adj. appearing physically out of shape or unfit; flexible, springy, disjointed, limping, used to describe a manner of walking.
kiai n. a strut supporting the outrigger of a canoe.
kiam n. a food basket made from a palm frond. cf. [meing] nahnuku, pwahd.
kiam pwek 1. n. the process of seeking a new chiefly protector when fleeing an oppressive ruler. 2. vi. to seek a new chiefly protector.
kiamoroh n. basket, suspended from a pole and carried by two or more people.
kiampwuke vt. to restrain, to contain, to set conditions. Soulik kiampwuke lipahned. Soulik restrained the man from gossiping.
kiarameru n. caramel candy. [Jap. kyarameru < Eng.]
kiarawa meing. adj. sour. cf. karer.
kiassi 1. n. catcher, in baseball. 2. vi. to be a catcher. [Jap. kyacchā < Eng. catcher]
kiauk n. deformation, disfigurement, disability, as in a disability from stroke.
kiaukala 1. vi. to be deformed or disfigured. 2. n. disability, as a disability from having a stroke.
kid num. one thousand.
kid- vi. to litter, to make untidy. E kidala likin ihmwo. He littered outside that house. kide₁, vt.
kidseli vi. to litter.
kida n. guitar. [Eng.]
kidahrek vi. to shiver, to feel chilly.
kidahwe vt. to scold, to reprimand.
kidalap adj. many. Aramas kidalap ese ohlo. Many people know that man.
kide₁ vt. to litter, to make untidy. kid-, vi.
kide₂ n. fern sp., Microsorum scolopendria.
kideidei adj. fishy, greasy; filthy.
kiderensara adj. disrespectful.
kideu n. fern sp., Microsorum scolopendria often used for garlands.
kidi n. dog, Canis familiaris.
kidie, also kidipe. n. cover, wrapper.
kidienleng n. a large sp. of caterpillar.
kidienmall n. fern spp., Selaginella kanehirae or Lycopodiella cernua.
kidienwet adj. incorrigible.
kidikid 1. vi. neut. to wrap. 2. n. wrapper, cover. kidim, vt.
kidikidpene vi. to be wrapped up. Kene mwengeho kidikidpeneier. His food is already wrapped up.
kidilipes Biblical. n. wolf.
kidim vt. to wrap. kidikid, vi.
kidimpene vt. to wrap something up.
kidipe, also kidie. n3s. cover, wrapper.
kidseli vi. to litter.
kiduwehdi vi. to kill a high chief. E kiduwehdi ohlo. He killed that man (a high chief).
kie₁ poss. cl. a possessive classifier for things to sleep on. cf. [meing] moatoare.
kie₂ n. gear. [Eng.]
kied vt. to scramble, to put out of order.
kiedala vt. to eject.
kiedpeseng vt. to spread out objects.
kiedek, also kielek. vi. to burst forth, of something built up, as emotions or flood waters; to collapse, of a pile of objects.
kiedpeseng vt. to spread out objects.
kieil n. sp. of large brown lizard; any large lizard, alligator, or crocodile.
kieilen moar n. an adult male who does not know how to fish.
kielek, also kiedek. vi. to burst forth, of something built up, as emotions or flood waters; to collapse, of a pile of objects.
kielekidi vi. to be depressed. I kielekidi mwurimw. I was depressed after you left.
kiemmad, also kemmad. 1. vi. to put on dry clothing. 2. n. dry clothing one puts on, extra clothing taken on a trip. kemmade, vt.
kien dakapwel n. name of a kind of axe made from a clam shell.
kienkoaleileng n. female healer.
kienwoulap n. the name of the post located to the left of the central post (salidi en enihlap) at the back edge of the main platform.
kienwounken n. the name of the post located to the right of the central post (salidi en enihlap) at the back edge of the main platform.
8/22/2018 9:56:28 AM From: KR To: KR. #8 From the perspective of anyone entering a nahs, it is at the right. However, from the perspective of those sitting in front of the central paltform facing down, it is at their left.
kiepw n. lily spp., Crinum asiaticum, Hymenocallis littoralis, or Zephyranthes rosea.
kiepw lihli n. lily cultivar.
kiepw tehlap n. lily sp., Crinum pedunculatum.
kiewek n. mutation, a hybrid plant, a variety or cultivar of a plant species.
kiewek en dehpehk n. a yam cultivar, having white flesh and a pinkish inner skin.
kiewek en kehngid en pohnpei n. a mango cultivar.
kiewek en kehpin kipar n. a yam cultivar.
kiewek en kehpin namwu pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kiewek en kehpin namwu weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kiewek en koakonehp n. a yam cultivar.
kiewek en mahnd n. a yam cultivar.
kiewek en pasahn pwehk n. a yam cultivar.
kiewek en sallong n. a mango cultivar.
kiewek en tamworohi, also kunukunda. n. a yam cultivar.
Kih meing. n. August. Kih iei sounpwong en Oahkos. Kih is the month of August. cf. Oakos, Ahkos.
kih- vt. to hand something to someone. Ohlo kiheng nah mwohni. That man gave him his money. Kihdo mahs ehu masis. Please give me a box of matches. cf. [meing] limeh-.
kihdi vt. to put (something) down.
kihpeseng vt. to spread something.
kih₁ n. name of the letter k, the eighth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /k/, a voiceless velar stop.
kih₂, also ihki. n. fish sp., milkfish, Chanos chanos.
kih₃ n. tree sp., known for its hard wood, commonly found on the low islands.
kih₄ n. key. [Eng.]
kih₅ archaic. n. shell adze, made from the shell of the giant clam.
kihd n. garbage, waste, debris.
kihdi vt. to put (something) down.
kihk n. (3sg. kiki) nail, as a finger or toenail.
kihkieng vt. to assume; to make a show of doing something.
kihkiheng vi. to assume, to surmise, to believe. Re kihkiheng me re pwung. They assumed that they were correct. Kiheng ah pwais. Give him his assignment.
kihkioaroahr n. echo.
kihl₁ n. (3sg. kili) skin, bark₁, hide₂, any outer covering; any skin disease or rash, including chicken pox; dandruff. cf. [meing] ihrekiso.
8/22/2018 9:58:04 AM From: KR To: all. The word 'ihrekso' only means skin. It does not carry the other meanings.
kihl₂ n. keel. [Eng.]
kihlenuwo 1. vi. to perform some action or to say something that is interpreted as an omen of death. 2. n. omen of death.
kihng₁ n. rooster. [Eng.]
kihng₂ n. king, in cards. [Eng.]
kihou 1. n. old work clothes; rag. 2. vi. to wear old work clothes. 1. Ohlo lopwor ah kihou. That man washed his work clothes. 2. Ohlo kihou. That man wears old work clothes.
rausis kihou n. old work pants. vi. to wear old work pants. Ah rausis kihowo pwelipwel. His old work pants are dirty. E rausis kihouda pwe e pahn mwet. He put on his old work pants because he is going to clear some land.
kihpeseng vt. to spread something.
kihr₁ adj. nonbuoyant;.
kihr₂, also kihren eiwel. n. fish sp., red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.
kihr₃ vi. to slide, to move smoothly along something.
kihren eiwel, also kihr₂. n. fish sp., red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.
kihrsal n. fish sp., scribbled snapper, a variety of Lutjanus rivulatus.
kihrsou, also soutik. n. sunset, evening.
kihs₁ n. octopus, Octopus acellatus.
kihs₂ n3s. a share of food in the food distribution process at a kamadipw. Kihs depe kumwail kaunopada? How many shares of food for distribution have you prepared?
kiht ind. pron. we, exclusive.
kik suwed adj. said of a plant that leaches all nutrients from the soil.
kik₁ n. (3sg. kiki) newly sprouted root₂; hanging root, as of a banyan tree.
kik₂ vi. to kick. [Eng.] kikim, vt.
kikansu n. machine gun. [Jap. kikanjū]
kikim vt. to kick. [Eng. kick him] kik₂, vi.
kikin neh n3s. toenail. cf. [meing] pweipweipwel.
kikin peh n3s. fingernail. cf. [meing] pweileng.
kikmosul n. snail (Gastropoda), limpet (Turbo agryrostomus).
8/22/2018 9:57:21 AM From: KR To: KR. #7 DS doesn't know this word. Also see komis which is defined the same way. Does the come from Lois Engleburger's materials?
kil 1. n. yam disease, causing a dark, charcoal-like rot directly under the tuber's skin that increases with storage. 2. vi. to have this disease.
kilahpwahda 1. archaic. n. incest commited by a commoner. 2. adj. incestuous. 1. Kilahpwahda en kisin aramas. The revelation of misbehavior is due to the commoners. 1. kilahpwahda en kisin aramas the revelation of misbehavior of commoners.
kilahs n. glass, drinking glass, glasses, goggles, mirror. [Eng.]
kilahs en du n. diving or fishing goggles.
kilahs en wadawad n. reading glasses. I anahne kilahs en wadawad. I need reading glasses.
kilahs toantoal n. sunglasses, dark glasses.
kilahsen irongin n. mirror.
kilahsohpwa n. see kilahsoupwa.
kilahsoupwa, also kilahsohpwa. 1. n. incest committed by a Nahnmwarki. 2. adj. incestuous.
kilamp n. clamp, vise. [Eng.]
kilang vt. to see, discern, look at, observe, examine. cf. [meing] idawarih, sahkih, saneke₂.
kilangwasa adj. having good eyesight. Ohlo me kilangwasa. The man has good eyesight.
kilekilengsuwed, also kilikilengsuwed. 1. adj. incestuous. 2. n. incest. cf. [meing] kilahsoupwa, kilahsohpwa.
kilel 1. vi. neut. to photograph. 2. n. sign, mark, picture, camera, movie, motion picture. kilele, vt.
kilel en peidek n. question mark.
kilel mwekid n. movie, motion picture.
kilele vt. to photograph. kilel, vi.
kilelehdi vt. to mark; to recognize; to take note of; to register.
kileledi vi. neut. to mark; to recognize; to take note of; to register. kilelehdi, vt.
kilelehdi vt. to mark; to recognize; to take note of; to register. kileledi, vi.
kilengda vi. to look upward. cf. [meing] mahlinda.
kilengsemwen 1. n. (3sg. kilengsemwene) glance, glimpse. 2. vi. to glance, to glimpse, to take a quick look. kilengsemwene, vt. cf. [meing] elielpailong.
kilengsemwene vt. to glimpse at, to glance at, to take a quick look at. cf. [meing] elielpailonge.
kiles vi. to disdain.
kilikil₁ 1. adj. rough, of the skin. 2. n. rough skin.
kilikil₂ n. fish sp., a kind of parrotfish.
kilikilengsuwed, also kilekilengsuwed. 1. adj. incestuous. 2. n. incest. cf. [meing] kilahsoupwa, kilahsohpwa.
9/30/2017 4:24:44 PM From: KR To: KR. I need to fill out this entry. It's too far from the cross-referenced form.
kilimenip en ariarsin n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en inarongemahl n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en inousohdi n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehp meir kelik n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehp mwuterek, also sandolihna. n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehp petiwel pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehp weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpenei kopou n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin dehpehk n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin kipar pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin kipar weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin lupwu n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin marau n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin mweli n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin namwu pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin namwu weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin nan peilam n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin nihpwung n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kehpin pwanuadu n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kiewek en mahnd n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en kiewek en pasahn pwehk n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en koakonehp pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en koakonehp weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en lukenaisais n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en ounsouna n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en pasahn pwehk n. a yam cultivar.
kilimenip en pohnpei n. a yam cultivar.
kilin kidi n. impetigo, a skin disease with blister or boil-like eruptions.
kilin kihs n. a disease of taro, causing discoloration of the plant.
kilin kou n. leather. [kou <Eng. cow]
kilin kutuwa n. a type of fungal skin disease that results in round, rough, and very itchy rashes.
kilin moange n3s. scalp.
kilin waii 1. n. a skin disease, Ginia impricata, causing continuous peeling. 2. vi. to have this disease.
kilinau n. (3sg. kilinewe) lip.
kilinau pah n3s. lower lip. cf. [meing] pahres.
kilinau powe n3s. upper lip. cf. [meing] pohris.
kilinaulap n. labia majora, the outer folds of skin of the external female genitalia. cf. [meing] alaullap.
kilinaulikamw n. liar.
kilinauserek n. thick lips.
kilinautik n. labia minora. cf. [meing] irpweitik, alaultik.
kilinmas n. (3sg. kilinmese) eyelid.
kilinmoang n. (3sg. kilin moange) scalp.
kilinwile, also kilinwule. n3s. foreskin.
kilinwule n3s. see kilinwile.
Kilipet n. Kiribati, the Gilbert Islands.
kilipwet n. a skin condition of children, characterized by thick white spots that can spread, believed to be caused by spells cast by a person who is jealous of the child.
kilisou vi. to be naked, to be nude.
kilit 1. meing. n. an itchy rash. 2. meing. adj. itchy. 3. meing. vi. to itch. cf. pwudong.
kilitepw, also kilitopw. 1. n. smallpox, chicken pox. 2. vi. to have smallpox or chicken pox.
kilitopw n. see kilitepw.
kilmosul adj. of yams, having a thick skin; of people, thick-skinned in the figurative sense.
kilsarawi, also inen kilsarawi. 1. n. shingles, Herpes zoster, a disease of the skin, characterized by small blisters, causing great pain; usually occurs on the trunk of the body; it is believed that if the blisters totally encircle the body, the person will die. 2. vi. to have this disease.
8/22/2018 10:19:18 AM From: KR To: KR. #17 Check all diseases and conditions to make sure both n and v meanings are present. Be consistent about use of sickness, disease, etc.
kiluh n. glue. [Eng.]
kimsih, also kimtih. n. kimchee. [Jap. kimuchi < Kor.]
kimtih n. see kimsih.
kin₁ aspect marker used to signal habitual aspect. E me kin sangkenei. He is an habitual early riser. I kin pirada kuloak isuh. I (habitually) get up at seven o'clock.
kin₂ num. cl. used in counting 'pinches' of a substance. kinikinen soahl riakin two pinches of salt.
kinaka, also inaka. n. native, used derogatorily. [Eng.< Haw. kanaka]
Kinakapw n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.
kinda adj. false, simulated, made-up. Koasoai kinda ehu men. That is a made-up story.
kinehda vt. to make up a lie₁, to start a rumor.
kinehieng vt. to invent a false or negative story about another.
kinehsang vt. to invent a story that blames another.
kinekin n. falsehood, invention.
kingko n. safe, cash box. [Jap. kinko]
kinih vt. to pinch. kinikin, vi.
kinikin 1. vi. neut. to pinch. 2. n. a pinch of something, such as a pinch of salt. kinih, vt.
kiniwed n. bird sp., crimson crowned fruit dove, Ptilinopus porphyraceus.
kinte vi. to provide bedding for someone.
kinuwer n. plant sp., pandanus sp., wild pandanus.
kioak n. fish sp., rabbitfish, normally found in mangrove swamps.
kioakomwot n. fish sp.
kioaroahr vi. to collapse with a crashing noise; to rumble, as of one's stomach.
kiol en pohnwol n. fish sp., narrow curve-banded grouper, Epinephelus morrhua.
kipada meing. vi. to get up, to get out of bed. cf. pwourda.
kipar n. pandanus sp., Pandanus tectorius; used for thatch, mats, hats, etc.
Kipar n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti and Sokehs.
kiparamat 1. meing. vi. to laugh. 2. meing. n. laugh, laughter. kiparamatki, vt. cf. kouruhr.
kiparamatki meing. vt. to consider something to be a laughable. kiparamat, vi. cf. kouruhrki.
kiparenwel n. pandanus sp., Pandanus tolotomensis.
kipe vt. to spread everywhere, to surround, to enclose. Lehk kipe sahpw koaros. Famine spread over the land.
kiped, also kehpin pwanuadu. n. a yam cultivar.
kipedi meing. vi. to lie₂ down. cf. wendi.
kipehdi vt. to cover.
kipekip vi. to be lying down.
kiperek meing. vi. to turn oneself, to change position while lying down.
kirahka n. candy, cookie, cracker. [Jap. kurakkā < Eng. cracker]
kirakahu adj. worn low on one's hips, as of trousers.
kiraukilang adj. said of one who always havests his best crops, especially yams and kava, for personal consumption.
kirawih vt. to economize on; to use wisely. Kitail anahne kirawih atail wahn sahpw akan. We need to economize the resources of our land.
kire vt. to move the foreskin of a penis.
kirehsang vt. to peel, to strip off, as when removing the peel from a banana.
kirehdi vi. to peel off; to pull down an eyelid, a lip, or the foreskin of the penis.
kirehsang vt. to peel, to strip off, as when removing the peel from a banana.
kireisi eid 1. vi. to play crazy eight. 2. n. the card game, crazy eight.
kirek n. smegma.
kirekinwel n. tree spp., Syzyguim stelechanthum and Discocalyx ponapensis.
kirer 1. vi. to burp, to belch. 2. n. burp, belch. cf. [meing] kawehwe₂.
kirerki vt. to despise, to deride.
kiresek n. penis of an adult, with the foreskin retracted. cf. [meing] kurupdoloina.
kiried adj. murky, as of muddy water or a cloudy sky.
kirihm, also kudud, uht rais. n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked.
kirihs n. grease, fat. [Eng.]
kirikei n. a stake made from the noni (weipwul) tree, used to pry kava stems from the stump during ritual activities.
kirikir n. (3sg. kirikiri) stem; handle.
kirimwot₁ n. a breadfruit cultivar (meiniwe type).
kirimwot₂ n. a breadfruit cultivar (meinsahrek type).
kiripw vi. to be single, to be unmarried.
kiris vi. to slip, to slide.
Kirisimas n. Christmas. [Eng.]
kirou n. the organizer of traditional events and activities related to the kousapw, the counterpart to the Nahnken at the kousapw level.
kirou rohi, also utin kerenis. n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked, from Kapingamarangi.
Kiroulikihak n. a title.
Kiroun n. a title.
Kiroun Aip₁ n. a title, derived from Kiroun Aip₂, now a title given to someone who sings and entertains at a kamadipw.
Kiroun Aip₂ archaic. n. a title, keeper of the drum, drummer.
Kiroun en Dolehtik n. a title.
Kiroun en Lehdau n. the ruler of Lehdau, an area of land in central Madolenihmw, now a high title in Madolenihmw.
Kiroun Pohn Dake n. a title.
Kirounen Lehdau n. the chief of Lehdau, formerly an independent chiefdom in what is now Madolenihmw.
kis₁ num. cl. used in counting small pieces or fragments of things. kisin kehp riakis two small pieces of yam.
kis₂ 1. vi. to kiss. 2. n. a kiss. 1. Ira kis. They kissed. [Eng.]
kisa n. train₂. [Jap. kisha]
kisakis 1. n. gift, present, prize. 2. vi. to give a gift, present, or prize. kisekise, vt. cf. [meing] iloakiloak.
kisakol, also kisekol. adj. said of one who is selective about what food to offer others; greedy with food.
kise, also kisekise. vt. to share food with; to give a gift, present, or prize to. kisakis, vi. cf. [meing] iloakiloake.
kisepeseng₂ vi. to be portioned out. Re kisepeseng mwenge kau. They portioned out the food.
8/22/2018 10:22:58 AM From: KR To: KR. #10 Kise has to do with food; kisekise can be anything. The meing counterpart of kise is iloake. The meing counterpart of kisekise is iloakiloake. Correct this. We need to add iloake.
kiseh poss. cl. a possessive classifier used for relatives, parts of, additions to.
kisehn n. consequence, relative, result.
kisekise vt. to share food with; to give a gift, present, or prize to. kisakis, vi. cf. [meing] iloakiloake.
kisekol, also kisakol. adj. said of one who is selective about what food to offer others; greedy with food.
kisepeseng₁ n. hairbrush.
kisepeseng₂ vi. to be portioned out. Re kisepeseng mwenge kau. They portioned out the food.
kisepil adj. said of one who unfairly favors his relatives or friends when distributing food.
kisetik archaic. n. rat, mouse. see kitik₁.
kisetikih vt. to pulverize.
kisetikmei, also pisetikmei. n. bush sp., Melastoma malabathricum, var. mariannum.
kisieng vt. to kiss. Pwutako kisieng serepeino. The boy kissed the girl. [kis <Eng.]
kisikis n. fraction.
kisim vi. to sic an animal.
kisin adj. little, small.
kisin ering, also ering₂. meing. n. tooth. cf. ngih₂.
kisin ida n. a strip peeled off the stem of an ivory nut palm, used to sew on thatch.
kisin ihr n. any grater, other than a coconut grater.
kisin kilel n. a small mark, diacritic.
kisin leh n. oil, perfume; pond; deep pocket of water in the reef.
kisin likou n. letter, correspondence; a piece of cloth.
kisin mete n. a small nail. [mete <Eng. metal]
kisin metehn popouk n. police whistle. [mete <Eng. metal]
kisin mwenge n. a portion of food.
kisin ngkoal n. a piece of sennit.
kisin pwehl n. sennit. cf. [meing] kepeukuhk.
kisin sapwung n. imperfection.
kisin tuhke n. a stick used for handing a head garland (mwaramwar) to a Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.
kisin uht slang. n. prostitute. Kisin uht kin kohla pohn sohp pwehn wiesent. A prostitute goes to the ship to make money.
kisingai adj. crazy, mad, mentally retarded. [Jap. kichigai]
kisiniap n. a device used to weave a fish net.
kisiniei n. (3sg. kisinieih) fire. Lapalahn kisiniei ieu mwo. That was a big fire. see ai₁.
kisinieng n. air, atmosphere, breeze, wind₁.
kisinioang, also oangitik. n. turmeric sp., Curcuma longa, the roots of which are used for a red dye used in tatooing and for medicine; used as ingredient in Japanese curry.
kisinipil 1. meing. vi. to bathe. 2. meing. n. bath, water for bathing. cf. duhdu.
kisinmei 1. n. sacrifice, offering, contribution. 2. vi. to sacrifice, to offer breadfruit as a contribution. 1. Se kang kisinmei nimensengo. We had cooked breadfruit for breakfast. kisinmaiih, vt.
8/22/2018 10:29:26 AM From: KR To: KR. #11 Add transitive verb--to offer a sacrifice to... eg. kisinmaiih aramas oko, etc.
kisinnin n. child affianced by a parental arrangement.
kisinpwil n. chewing gum.
kisinsel n. string.
kispeseng vi. to be portioned out. Mwenge koaros kispesengehr. All the food has been portioned out. kisepeseng₁
6/24/2014 9:18:56 AM From: DS To: KR. People bring food to a kamadipw and in turn such food is portioned out and dristributed to the people. When one portion out food for the purpose of distributing them it is kesepeseng. it is done before the actual distribution.
8/22/2018 10:30:28 AM From: KR To: KR. #16 Revise based on DS info. Also, add this info under kisepeseng and get rid of this entry.
-kit obj. pron. us, exclusive.
kita subj. pr., ind. pr. we, dual.
-kita obj. pron. us, dual.
kitail subj. pr., ind. pr. we, plural.
-kitail obj. pron. us, plural.
Kitamw n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.
kite n. plant sp., Neisosperma oppositifolia.
kitei 1. adj. moldy. 2. n. mold.
kitel n. fish sp., small, found in fresh water.
kitentel adj. smooth or slippery, as of silk.
kiti n. tree sp., Cerbera manghas, all parts of which are said to be poisonous.
Kiti, also Kitti. n. name of a municipality in Pohnpei, officially spelled Kitti.
kitik₁ n. rat, mouse. see kisetik.
kitik₂ n. fish sp., bignose unicornfish, Naso vlamingii.
Kitti, also Kiti. n. name of a municipality in Pohnpei; officially spelled Kitti in accord with an archaic spelling system in which the letter t was used to represent the phoneme now spelled d and the letters tt were used to represent the phoneme now spelled t.
kiuhri n. cucumber. [Jap. kyūri]
klopis, also kuloapis. n. club, a suit in playing cards. [Eng.]
klordalahria wah tikitik , also kandalahria. n. plant sp., smooth rattlepod, Crotalaria pallida.
ko, also oko. dem. mod. those, away from you and me.
koade vt. to assist someone by carrying part of his load.
koadelik n. goods and resources supplied by non-relatives.
koadelikihada vt. to support by supplying goods and resources. Kitail koadelikihada Nahnpei, pwe sohte ah peneinei. Let us support Nahnpei with goods and resources, for he has no relatives.
koadi n. a shot of hard liquor. En ihs kisin koadi me mi nan kepet? Whose shot is in this cup?
koadia vt. to fill with a liquid; to pour in. Koadiahda mahs pwoatol en pihl kan. Please fill the water bottles. koadiadi, vi.
koadiadi vi. to be filled with a liquid. koadia, vt.
koadoadoahke, also koadoadoahkih. vt. to hire.
koadoadoahkih vt. see koadoadoahke.
koadoahke vt. to work on.
koadoahkehdi vt. to cultivate, to plant mixed crops.
koadoangoul, also kadangoul. num. ten. see ehd₁.
koadoangoulih vt. to make a team complete, to round out a team; to conclude.
koadoaroapwe meing. vt. to read; to count. cf. wadek₁.
koadoi- vt. to help out, to rescue. Kitail pahn koadoiirailda. We will help them out.
koadoke n3s. top, peak, summit, ridge.
koadokehla vt. to bring to completion. koadokodokala, vi.
koadokodokala vi. to be brought to completion. koadokehla, vt.
koahi n. plant sp., Claoxylon carolinianum.
koahiek adj. competent, capable, well-versed; able to take care of one's self; large or spacious, of inanimate objects.
koahiekla vi. to become competent, to become capable, to become well-versed.
koahkoa vt. to sweep; to shave. koakoahk, vi.
koahl₁ n. grass skirt, commonly made of coconut or pandanus fibers, now commonly worn by men at feasts.
koahl₂ vt. to call, to make a telephone call. [Eng.] koahlih, vt.
koahlih, also koahl₂. vt. to call someone on the phone. [koahl <Eng.] koahl₂, vi.
koahloal 1. n. underwear, undergarments; liner for a dress. 2. vi. to wear underwear or undergarments.
koahmwowe, also kahmwowe. vt. to take the lead₁.
koahnek vi. to stir or sigh in one's sleep. cf. [meing] rerinmwoalu.
koahpi n. coffee. [Eng.]
koahr n. a barbed piece of wood, used as a tool for tying thatch to beams in making a roof; crochet needle.
koahre₁ n. tree sp., Manilkara hoshinoi, known for its strong wood.
koahre₂ vt. to scrape together with the hands; to wipe a kava cup; to wipe the anus.
koaik vi. neut. to bear away, to turn away from the wind when sailing, to turn the canoe in the direction opposite the outrigger.
koail n. fish sp., a mature sweetlips porgy, Plectorhynchus celebicus.
koait adj. crowded, lacking space.
koaiton vt. to occupy available space. Ehdo koaitonla wasahn mwomwohd. That bag is occupying the sitting space.
koakoahk vi. see koahkoa.
koakon n. small box; joint, fitting; knuckle; a small plot of land, a house lot; inning, in baseball.
koakon medek, also kakon medek. n. arthritic joint pain, commonly associated with lower than normal temperatures.
koakondakong 1. n. addition, appendix, supplement. 2. vi. to supplement. 1. Ainpwoat pahn wia koakondakong ohng atail uhmwo. Our prepared food will be an addition to our assigned uhmw. koakondakonge, vt.
koakondakonge vt. to create an addition or appendix, to supplement with. I pahn koakondakonge imweio. I will build an addition to my home. koakondakong, vi.
koakone vt. to join; to fit. koakonokon, vi.
koakonehp n. a yam cultivar.
koakonehp en denian n. a yam cultivar.
koakonehp en Iap n. a yam cultivar.
koakonehp pwetepwet n. a yam cultivar.
koakonehp weitahta n. a yam cultivar.
koakonepwel n. the second day of a funeral, the family day. cf. rahn en peneinei.
koakonokon vi. neut. to join; to fit. koakone, vt.
koakorot vi. to crow, of a rooster.
koakos adj. stern, of parents or spouses; self-centered, causing others difficulty because of the desire to have everything one's way. koakose, vt.
koakose vt. to be stern with. koakos, adj.
koal vi. to wear a grass skirt. koale₂, vt.
koale₁, also ngkoale. vt. to make sennit. I pahn koale ei kisin pwehl. I'm going to make my sennit. ngkoal, vi.
koale₂ vt. to wear a grass skirt. Serepeino koale koalen Iap. That girl wore a Yapese grass skirt. koal, vi.
koalepwel vi. to make sennit (rope made of coconut fiber). cf. [meing] dakihd.
koalet n. college. [Eng. college]
koaloal vi. to be deepened, as a hole. koaloale, vt.
koaloaladak n. name of the first of the four mountain taro leaves used to cover the ground surrounding the kava stone from which the Nahnmwarki is served.
8/23/2018 3:09:01 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 There are names for each of the four taro leaves that are used to cover the ground surrounding the sakau stones. The set for the peitehl for the Nahmwarki have names different from the set that is used for the peitehl for the Nahnken. This one is the first to be placed by the peitehl. We have all for the NM.
koaloalamwahu 1. vi. to comfort, to console; to cast a spell to bring comfort to someone suffering from a broken heart. 2. n. native medicine used to comfort someone, as when a child is weaned, for a jealous spouse, etc. koaloalamwahwih, vt.
koaloalamwahwih vt. to comfort, to console; to cast a spell to bring comfort to someone suffering from a broken heart. koaloalamwahu, vi.
koaloale vt. to deepen, as a hole. koaloal, vi.
koaloalepwel n. name of the second taro leaf that is used to cover the ground surrounding the kava stone from which the Nahnmwarki is served.
koaloalleng n. name of the third of the four mountain taro leaves used to cover the ground surrounding the kava stone from which the Nahnmwarki is served.
8/23/2018 3:11:05 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 The general name for all the taro leaves prepared to serve this purpose s pweikoar but each pweikoar has a name depending the manner it is placed and what sakau stone they serve We do have names of all the leaves for both sets.
koalupwulupw vi. neut. to scrape the surface of something. kalupwur, vt.
koamoadoaloan, also kamoadolan. vt. to await an event.
koamoahle vt. to cause to appear briefly.
koamoaloamoal n. bushy plant sp.
koamoatoar vi. to be oiled or lubricated. koamoatoare, vt.
koamoatoare, also kamoatoare. vt. to oil or lubricate. koamoatoar, vi.
koamohdiod n. hope, trust.
koamone vt. to scrape the meat out of a coconut when making copra.
koamwoamw vi. to be destructive, to be wasteful.
kamwoamwasang vi. to exhaust a supply of something.
koamwosod 1. meing. vi. to urinate. 2. meing. n. urine. cf. pipihs, kainen pihl.
koandieng vi. to breastfeed while lying down.
koangngoange vt. see koangoange.
koangngoangehki vt. see koangoangehki.
koangoange, also koangngoange. vt. to encourage, to motivate.
koangoangehki, also koangngoangehki. vt. to talk someone into doing something.
koanoa vt. to catch up with; to be on time for an event.
koanoahdi vt. to catch up with; to be on time for an event. cf. [meing] dapwindi.
koanoat 1. meing. poss. cl. a possessive classifier used for edibles with all title holders of koanoat rank. 2. vi. to eat. 3. n. food for the Nahnmwarki and the honorary title holders. koanoate, vt. cf. kene, mwenge, .
koanoate meing. vt. to eat. koanoat, vi. cf. kang.
koansop n. an ornamentally wrapped ball of sennit.
koapoarok 1. n. a trellis made by bending the top branches of a tree to support a yam vine. 2. vi. to be prepared as a trellis for a yam vine, to be turned over. koapoaroke, vt.
koapoaroke vt. to turn over; to bend the top branches of a tree to make a trellis for a yam vine. koapoarok, vi.
koapwoaremen meing. vi. to be quiet. cf. nennenla.
koapwoarment n. government. [Eng.]
koapwoaroapwoar n. trust, confidence, faith, hope. cf. [meing] kamahdied.
koapwoawar vi. to fetch a log for a canoe, the act of which is accompanied by a feast. Mehn Palikir ko pahn koapwoawar Nieiselet. The people from Palikir will fetch a log for a canoe on Wednesday.
koapwukoa n. (3sg. koapwukoah) an assigned responsibility, obligation, or duty.
koapwukoahki vt. to assign someone to be responsible for something. Soumaso koapwukoahkinkit sen kihda sakau. The section chief assigned us to be responsible for providing sakau.
koapwuriamwei, also kapwuriamwei. adj. amazing, astonishing.
koapwuroaloat archaic. vi. to have something stuck between the hull and the outrigger of a canoe.
koapwurupwur, also kapwurupwur. vi. to be returned, to be rejected, of a gift.
koaramahd n. bush sp., Coleus scutellarioides.
Koaroahmw n. a title.
koaroapoad 1. n. the person who holds the end of a net and is the first to set it. 2. vi. to serve in this capacity.
koarompw, also karompw. n. obstacle, hindrance.
koarong meing. n. (3sg. koaronge) ear. cf. saleng .
koaronge, also karonge. 1. meing. vt. to hear, to listen. 2. meing. n. ear. cf. rong, saleng.
koarongodoh meing. adj. deaf. cf. salengopon.
koarongorong 1. vi. to conduct a public hearing; to exchange public insults or innuendoes. 2. n. a public hearing.
koaros num. all. Pillap koaros lapakehda. All the rivers flooded.
8/23/2018 3:11:44 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 Part of speech?
koaroson, also karoson. vt. to invigorate.
koarrompw, also karrompw. n. obstacle.
koaruhsie num. every, all. Ohl koaruhsie pokonpene Kolonia. All the men gathered in Kolonia.
8/23/2018 3:12:13 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 Part of speech?
koaruk n. gear, a bundle of things wrapped in a cloth.
koasepe n. a weight placed on top of something.
koasepen uhmw n. the large stones that are placed around the edge of the uhmw to prevent hot steam from escaping. cf. [meing] koasepwel.
koasepwel, also koasepen uhmw. meing. n. the large stones that are placed around the edge of the uhmw to prevent hot steam from escaping.
koasiemen n. a yam cultivar.
8/23/2018 3:12:48 PM From: KR To: KR. #7 DS doesn't know this word.
koasoai 1. vi. to speak, to talk, to converse, to discuss, to give a speech, of the Nahnken. 2. n. talk, conversation, discussion, rumor, story, adage, parable. koasoaia, vt. cf. [meing] mahsen.
koasoaia vt. to say, to mention, to state. cf. [meing] mahsanih, poahngokih, idawarih.
8/23/2018 3:14:07 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Check all related forms with DS. Does this also mean 'to tell'.
koasoaiepe n3s. an account₂ of.
koasoakoahiek adj. inappropriate, awkward because of unfamiliarity, difficult to learn.
koasoamw 1. vi. to welcome; to lead₁ one's aim when shooting birds. 2. n. a welcoming event or activity. kasamwoh, vt.
koasoamwoasoamw vi. to make a sincere request for assistance; to pay one’s respects to high-titled people in the opening remarks of a speech.
koasoandi 1. vi. to be organized, to be structured; to be settled, to be decided, to be agreed upon. 2. n. organization, structure, rule, plan, agreement; judgement, pronouncement, decision. koasoane, vt. cf. [meing] kadihrlap.
8/23/2018 3:15:31 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 The meing kadihrlap only applies to the nominal meaning but I cannot delete the word in the vi (cf) xref. Compare definitions of all forms.
koasoandi en nting n. orthography, spelling system.
koasoane vt. to organize, to structure; to settle, to decide. koasoandi, vi.
koasoanehdi sohso vi. to probate an estate.
koasoaramwahu 1. meing. n. positive impression, positive image. 2. vi. to give a positive impression, to give a positive image. cf. kahdamwahu.
koasoaramwahuwih meing. vt. to give a positive impression or image of, to dignify, to speak favorably of, to support; to beautify. cf. kahdamwahuwih.
koasoarsuwed 1. meing. vi. to disgrace, to defame. 2. meing. adj. disgraceful. koasoarsuwedih, vt. cf. kahdsuwed.
koasoarsuwedih meing. vt. to give a negative impression or image of, to defame, to speak negatively of. cf. kahdsuwedih.
koasok vi. to pile up. koasoke, vt.
koasoke vt. to lay in a pile. E koasokehda nah pwuhk ko. He laid his books in a pile. koasok, vi.
koasokoasok n. pile of objects, stone wall. I pahn doadoahngki koasokoasok en takaio. I will use that pile of rocks.
koasuk vt. to weigh down, to anchor something in place by placing an object on top of it; to kill.
koasukuloal adj. having an injurious impact.
koato adj. durable, having the ability to survive either time or circumstance.
koatoa n. mangrove sp. Sonneratia alba.
koatoahnien vi. to visibly show one's displeasure at a request.
koatoan n. patience, tolerance. Nantiheng ahniki koatoan. Try to have patience.
koatoane vt. to suppress, as a cry of pain, a cough, laughter, or a bowel movement; to tolerate, to endure.
koatop, also kotop₁. n. Pohnpei mountain palm, Clinostigma ponapense.
koatou, also keteu. 1. vi. to rain. 2. n. rain.
koatun n. cotton, Gossypium barbadense; kapok tree, Ceiba pentandra. [Eng.]
koautoke meing. vt. to drink. cf. nim.
kod adj. too dark, of a color; too thick, of kava and coconut milk; dishonest, crooked, malicious, wicked;.
kodeleng meing. n. (3sg. kodelenge) breast. cf. dihdi.
8/23/2018 3:06:15 PM From: KR To: all. This and common language form share the meaning of 'breast', but not baby bottle. Can only be a noun.
kodering 1. vi. to husk coconuts with a stick. 2. n. the name of the husking process.
kodie n3s. the final cup of kava, marking the end of the kava ritual, either as a consequence of the Nahnmwarki's departure or because the kava is stale, in which case fresh kava is brought and the ritual begins anew; end, last one. cf. [meing] luh₁.
kodmwangas 1. vi. to do coconut husking. 2. n. coconut husking.
kodokenmei meing. n. head. cf. moahng₁.
kodokod vi. neut. to husk with a stick; to gore; to engage in sexual intercourse in a female superior position. kodom, vt.
kodom vt. to husk a coconut; to gore, to engage in sexual intercourse in a female superior position. kodokod, vi.
kodon, also kudun. n. giant.
kodoudou, also kadoudou. vi. to trace one's ancestry, to recall past history. kadaur₁, vt.
kodoukeinek, also kadoukeinek. vi. to trace one's ancestry according to clan.
kodouluhl adv. extremely. E pwangada kodouluhl. He got extremely tired. Kalahngan douluhl! Thank you very, very much!
kodouripw vi. to transmit a fungus for the purpose of killing a tree.
kodourur n. small wood shavings for starting a fire, dry wood for the uhmw.
kodpinipin adj. spiral, of a horn.
kodu vi. to dye, to stain.
koduhpwal vt. to cover someone up completely with a sheet or a blanket. koduhpwel, vi. cf. [meing] komwoaropwe.
koduhpwel 1. vi. to be covered up. 2. n. veil. koduhpwal, vt. cf. [meing] koumwoaropwidi.
koduhsou 1. meing. vi. to eat dinner (the evening meal), to eat supper. 2. n. dinner, supper. cf. mwengehn soutik.
koh, also kowe. ind. pron. you.
koh- vi. to come or go. Irail kohla Kitti aio. They went to Kitti yesterday. E pahn kohdo lakapw. He will come tomorrow. cf. [meing] ket.
kohd₁ n. (3sg. kode) animal's horn.
kohd₂ n. a husking tool, as for husking coconuts; a stake for splitting the trunk of a kava plant, typically ten to twelve inches in diameter and six to seven feet long, sharpened flat on one end, made of mangrove. cf. [meing] lakaukod.
8/20/2018 10:25:15 AM From: KR To: all. Note that the meing form is more restricted in meaning.
kohda vi. to move upward; to be displayed.
kohdi vi. to move downward; to be taken down.
kohkang vi. to exchange. [Jap. kōkan]
kohke vt. to grate on a coconut grater. koikoi₂, vi.
kohko n. fish sp., dolphin fish, mahimahi, Coryphaena hippurus.
kohkohdoh vi. coming, with reference to time or an event. I pahn mwesel nan sounpwong kohkohdoh. I will leave next month.
kohkohlahte adv. forever.
kohkore n. a cultivar of rahmwanger (kava).
kohl n. gold. [Eng.]
kohl sisel n. cold chisel. [Eng.]
kohlaliki n. last squeezing of kava.
kohmw n. comb, for the hair. [Eng.] cf. [meing] dokomwel.
kohmwowe vt. to be first in line or in order; to start an activity. I pahn kohmwowe atail doadoahk. I'll start our work.
kohn n. corn₂, Zea mays. [Eng.]
Kohna, also Kauna. n. said to be one of the four types of non- or subhuman beings that inhabited Pohnpei in the past.
kohntutuk vi. to squat.
kohp vt. to prophesy, to speak under God's influence.
kohpek 1. meing. vi. to cough. 2. n. a cough. cf. kopokop.
kohpwa₁ n. box, chest, coffin, casket; inning, in baseball.
kohpwa₂ n. fish sp., cube trunkfish, Ostracion cubicus.
Kohpwahlelel, also Mallen Kohpwahlele. archaic. n. a name given by the Saudeleur to what is now called Madolenihmw.
Kohpwahleng, also Mallen Kohpwahleng. archaic. n. a name given by the Saudeleur to what is now called Kitti.
kohre n. a variety of rahmedel (a kava cultivar).
kohri n. shave ice, snow cone. [Jap. kōri : ice]
kohs n. navigational course. [Eng.]
kohselewi vi. to roam. E kohselewi. He roams.
koht, also kotelel. n. the inner bark of Hibiscus tiliaceus which is used as a bast in the preparation of kava.
Koht n. God. [Eng.]
kohwa₁ n. trusteeship; lease.
kohwa₂ adj. chronic. Ohlo kohwa nget. That man has chronic asthma.
koiasi n. fertilizer. [Jap. koyashi]
koid n. sp. of sea cucumber.
koikoi₁ vi. to be shaved, of the head.
koikoi₂ vi. neut. to grate on a coconut grater. kohke, vt.
koikoi₃ n. bird sp., Pohnpei flycatcher, Myiagra pluto.
koimad n. a shaved head.
koionleng wah pwetepwet, also ngkahu, moaresed. n. plant sp., Bidens alba.
koip n. tree sp.
kokohp n. prophesy; a secret date.
kokou₁ vi. to be erected, to be raised, to be constituted, to be created. kau₁, vt.
kokou₂ vi. to drink directly from a container.
kokoup vi. neut. to peel, as a banana. kaup, vt.
kokun vi. to be extinguished. kakun, vt.
kokuniei, also darir. n. the seventh day of the holy week in the Pohnpeian calendar.
kokus vi. to be sprayed; to be drained. kakus, vt.
kol vt. to hold.
koledi vt. to learn, to learn about; to catch up with; to grab, to hold.
kolera n. cholera. [Eng.]
koll, also kull. n. cockroach.
Kolonia n. the major town on Pohnpei, site of the capital of Pohnpei State.
Kolorahdo n. Colorado. [Eng.]
Kolose Biblical. n. Colossians, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).
kolou, also keleu. n. hibiscus sp., Hibiscus tiliaceus, the inner bark of which is used as a bast in the preparation of kava; also used to make canoe paddles, knife handles, and canoe outriggers.
kolpe 1. n. the holding of hands. 2. vi. to be holding hands.
koluhkihla vt. to be repentant for; to be regretful about. koluhla, vi.
koluhla 1. vi. to repent; to do reluctantly. 2. n. repentance. koluhkihla, vt.
koluhs, also kaluhs. adj. wasteful. [luhs <Eng. lose] kaluhsih, vt.
kolukol vi. to hold a cup during the preparation of kava.
koluwar vi. to remain aboard a boat or canoe while others are diving for fish.
kom vt. to pull a net. I pahn komada uhko. I'll pull up the net.
komi, also kumi. n. rubber, plastic. [Jap. gomu < Ger. Gummi]
komis n. shellfish sp., Turbo argyrostomus.
kommoal vi. to rest. kommoale, vt. cf. [meing] nanmwoal₁.
kommoaldi vi. to be rested from the day's activity.
kommoaldihsang vi. to cease from one's work, to retire.
kommoale, also kakommoale. vt. to make one rest. kommoal, vi.
kommwad adj. brave, courageous, fierce. cf. [meing] idamah.
komolehdi vt. to look at steadfastly.
komou n. tree sp.
8/23/2018 2:55:56 PM From: KR To: KR. #13 Check Balick.
kompani n. company, friend; fish sp., rabbitfish, Siganus vulpinus, so-called because it always travels in pairs. [Eng.]
kompiuder, also kampiuder. n. computer. [Eng.]
kompoakapah, also kompoakepah. n3s. dear friend, close buddy.
kompoake, also kempoake. adj. emotionally moving, pitiful, saddening.
kompoakepah, also kompoakapah. n3s. dear friend, close buddy.
kompwal vt. to cover an uhmw with leaves; of a hen, to sit on eggs just prior to their hatching. kompwel, vi.
kompwel vi. neut. to cover an uhmw with leaves; of a hen, to sit on eggs just prior to their hatching. kompwal, vt.
kompwul, also kampwul. n. a source of light₁, such as a lamp, etc.
komw meing. subj. pron. you. cf. ke₁.
komwi meing. ind. pron. you. cf. kowe.
komwkomw meing. n. whiskers. cf. alis.
8/23/2018 2:58:36 PM From: KR To: all. Can only be a noun.
8/23/2018 2:59:08 PM From: KR To: DS. #1 What is the 3rd person form of this?
komwoaropwe meing. vt. to cover someone up completely with a sheet or a blanket.
komwokomw archaic. n. smile.
komwonlaid n. the first feasthouse built by Isokelekel at the beginning of the Nahnmwarki era.
kona n. powder of any kind, tooth powder, toothpaste. [Jap. kona]
Konediket n. Connecticut. [Eng.]
konehng adj. appropriate, proper.
kongkiri vi. to pour concrete. [Jap. konkurīto < Eng.] kongkirih, vt.
kongkirih vt. see kongkiri.
kongkirineil n. concrete nail. [kongkiri <Jap. konkurīto : neil< Eng. nail]
konok n. vine sp., Piper ponapense, used for a variety of medicinal purposes.
Konopwel n. the name of one of the male crew members on the second of the seven settlement voyages to the island of Pohnpei.
konpene vi. to fit, to go together well.
kons adj. dull, blunt.
konsonan n. consonant. [Eng.]
kontirak 1. n. contract. 2. vi. to make a contract. [Eng.]
konuhr vi. to wrinkle up one's nose.
kopatau, also kapatau. n. phlegm.
kopil n. clam sp., Pitar spp.; term applies to all smooth, burrowing clams.
kopokop 1. vi. to cough. 2. n. cough. cf. [meing] sirarahi, kohpek.
kopou, also kepeu. adj. cold, cool, chilly.
kopwenadi n3s. breast, as of a chicken.
kopwopwoud 1. n. wedding, marriage. 2. vi. to wed, to marry, to have a wedding. 1. Kopwopwoud ehu wiawi Wone rahn wet. A wedding is taking place in Wone today. 2. Ira kopwopwoud nan ihmw sarawi. They were married in the church. 3. Kitail pahn wia ara kopwopwoud ni soutiket. We will have their wedding feast this evening. kopwopwoudih, vt.
kopwopwoudih vt. to marry. Padre pahn kopwopwoudihira. The priest will marry them. kopwopwoud, vt.
kopwou n. basket, purse, handbag. cf. [meing] ohdou, palang₂.
kopwoun mwenge n. a basket, as for food. cf. [meing] dohdo.
kopwud, also kupwud. n. (3sg. kopwude) new leaf.
kopwukopw₁ adj. weak, soft, easily broken, fragile.
kopwukopw₂ n. gristle, cartilage.
kopwukopwunadi n3s. solar plexus.
kopwung 1. vi. to go to trial. 2. n. trial.
kopwung en dihp legal. n. criminal case.
kopwung en pwuhng legal. n. civil case.
kopwung en sahpw legal. n. hearing on a land case.
kopwung sapahl legal. n. appellate hearing.
kopwungloal meing. adj. considerate.
kopwur, also kapwur. 1. vi. neut. to be repounded, of kava. 2. n. the repounding of kava. kapwure, vt.
8/23/2018 3:01:52 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Note alternate form definition. Modify.
kopwuringen n. a treatment given to a baby that is said to have lost its soul after a traumatic experience, characterized by incessant crying and a refusal to suckle.
koramahd n. plant sp., coleus, Solenostemon scutellarioides and Sida rhombifolia, var. longipedicellata.
korehd vt. to scrape, as the meat out of a coconut. koroiroi, vi.
korila n. gorilla. [Eng.]
Korint Biblical. n. Corinthians, two books in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament), 1 Korint and 2 Korint. [Eng.]
korinta 1. n. blood blister; reddening of the white of the eye. 2. vi. to have a blood blister; to have reddening of the white of the eye.
koro n. grounder, in baseball. [Jap. goro]
koroikot vi. a command from the director of a kamadipw to bring hibiscus bast for the kava.
koroipali 1. n. a dish made of unripe bananas that are cut in half, after which some of the inner portion is scraped out, mixed with coconut cream, put back in, and then boiled or baked. 2. vi. to prepare such dish.
koroiroi vi. neut. to be scraped, as the meat out of a coconut. korehd, vt.
koronihda n. cornet, trumpet, bugle. [Spa. corneta]
koropwung n. a small waterfall.
korouk, also kereuk. vi. to be felled, of a tree; to be laid down, of a person. Re pahn korouk tuhke. They will do tree tumbling. karauke, vt.
koruk n. parcel, package, bag.
korukihada vt. to put in a bag; to pack.
kos₁ vi. to throw; to drop. kese, vt.
kos₂ adj. bent; humped.
kospene vi. to be folded up.
kosdang vi. to put in reverse, of a vehicle. kosdangih, vt.
kosdangih vt. see kosdang.
kose vi. to assume; to claim. Ieremen kitail pein kose dah atail pwukoah; kitail idekda. Let us not just assume what our responsibility is; let us ask.
kosetipw vi. to foretell the future; to locate lost objects through the use of magic. kosetipwih, vt.
kosetipwih vt. to foretell the future about. kosetipw, vi.
kosolong n. cove, inlet.
kosonned n. law.
kosou vi. to be transferred, to be moved; to be postponed. kasau, vt.
kospene vi. to be folded up.
Kosrae, also Kusai. n. an island state in the Federated States of Micronesia.
kostakai vi. to engage in the act of stoning someone or something. Lahp oko kostakaipene. Those two guys threw stones at each other.
koswai 1. vi. to pitch₁ a slow ball, in baseball. 2. n. slow ball.
8/23/2018 3:04:15 PM From: KR To: all. #9 Apparently not Japanese according to KM.
kot₁ adj. in good condition, young looking; slow in maturing; stuck.
kot₂ vi. to be cut. kote₂, vt.
kotala vi. to go to relieve oneself. cf. [meing] pidekila.
kote₁ vt. to cross to the other side; to cut down; to cut a girl's hair straight across at the bottom.
kote₂ vt. to cut. Kote rahn sakauen. Cut the stem of the kava. kot₂
kotedi vi. to be ready.
kotekehp 1. n. first feast of the yam season, usually from August to September, in which the whole cooked tubers of kehp pwetepwet along with the freshly cut vines are presented, opens the season when people are allowed to eat whole yam tubers. 2. vi. to prepare this feast. 1. Kotekehp wia nohpwei ieu. Kotekehp is a feast. 2. Atail kousapwet pahn kotekehp ni tepin Septempe. Our section will do its yam feast at the beginning of September.
kotelain 1. n. trespass. 2. vi. to trespass.
kotelel, also koht. n. the inner bark of Hibiscus tiliaceus which is used as a bast in the preparation of kava.
koten wini 1. n. a party or gift given to a sounwini the fourth day of taking medicine. 2. vi. to prepare this party or give this gift.
kotepe n. the fibrous cloth-like material from the cococut palm used for extracting milk from grated coconut.
kotesek 1. n. cirumcision. 2. vt. to circumcise.
kotoamoang 1. n. haircut. 2. vi. to be cut, of one's hair.
kotokot 1. meing. vi. to be given a haircut. 2. n. a haircut. cf. seisei₂.
kotokotasahu, also likotokotasau. n. laural dodder, Cassytha filiformis.
kotop₁, also koatop. n. Pohnpei mountain palm, Clinostigma ponapense.
kotop₂ n. sp. of small black sea cucumber.
kotuhwahu adj. belligerent, easily angered, pugnacious, resentful, bitter.
kou n. cow, Bos taurus. [Eng.]
kou- vi. to create, to erect, to deliberate, to enact, as in enacting a law. Re pahn koupaip en wia kehl. They are erecting pipes to build a fence. E iang pwihnen koukosonned. He is a member of the legislative assembly.
koudiahl 1. vi. to be spectacular. 2. Biblical. n. revelation.
koukupwur meing. vi. to deliberate. Re saikinte pahn koukupwurieng ireho. They are not ready to deliberate on the subject yet. cf. koulamalam.
koul 1. vi. to sing. 2. n. song, hymn. cf. [meing] kounied, melikahka.
Koul Kedepwidepw kan Biblical. n. Lamentations, a book in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament).
koul sarawi 1. n. Christian hymn. 2. vi. to sing a Christian hymn.
koulamalam vi. to deliberate. cf. [meing] koukupwur.
koulang meing. vi. to be awake. cf. pepehd.
koulangpeseng vi. to open one's eyes.
koulin aip, also ngisin pikipik. n. a song with crisp rhythmic pulses, simulating the sounds of an aip drum; a song sung to the accompaniment of an aip drum, traditionally sung at a kava ceremony during an informal visit by a Nahnmwarki to a family home.
10/20/2017 11:08:58 PM From: KR To: KR. 9 Are koulin aip, ngisin aip, koulin pikipik, ngisin pikipik all alternate forms?
10/20/2017 11:10:36 PM From: KR To: KR. Add missing items after checking with Bailey.
10/20/2017 11:14:01 PM From: KR To: KR. All of these names of songs can also be verbs. Correct this.
7/19/2018 8:41:46 AM From: DS To: KR. It seems so but I can't be so sure because I don't know what they are. I can only guess from the surface meaning and they all mean the same so they are to be treated as alternate forms and they can be used as verbs also.
8/22/2018 10:33:20 AM From: KR To: KR. #16 Correct this entry.
koulin aluhmwur n. a song sung on the occasion of aluhmwur.
koulin aramas kedepwidepw n. a song about individuals, typically telling stories about the lives of high-ranking people, or about clan progenitors, mythical or real.
koulin darak n. a funeral song, sung on the fourth day of a funeral, after burial.
koulin kahlek n. a dance song.
koulin kapailok n. a song of ridicule, generally sung by individuals or groups, by winners to losers.
koulin kaping n. a song of praise, in the church.
koulin kawa n. a song of ancient times.
koulin kemweit seri n. lullaby, a song to comfort a child.
koulin kepir, also ngisin kepir. 1. n. a song to accompany a kepir dance. 2. vi. to sing this song.
koulin kerir n. a love song; formerly referred to emotion-laden secret songs sung between two partners.
koulin koasoamw n. a song of welcome.
koulin komwurumwur n. a song of farewell.
koulin lehp n. a song to accompany a lehp dance. [lehp <Eng. left]
koulin limpoak n. a love song.
koulin loaloid n. a song of longing.
koulin mahs n. a song of long ago, sung without instruments.
koulin mahwin n. a battle song.
koulin mengiloal, also koulin mwengiloal. n. a love song, sung only to oneself, never to others.
koulin mwengiloal n. see koulin mengiloal.
koulin pikipik, also koulin aip, ngisin aip. 1. archaic. n. a song with a pulsing rhythmic delivery. 2. vi. to sing a song of this nature.
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koulin poadoapoad n. a song about history.
koulin sakau n. a song sung when drinking kava or alcohol.
koulin sampah₁ n. a worldly song; a general name for songs about contemporary events and social problems.
koulin sampah₂ 1. n. a love song. 2. vi. to sing a love song.
koulin sansar, also ngisin sansar. n. a chant performed using the rhythm of the paddling of a canoe.
koulin santi sukuhl n. a Sunday school song; a children's song sung in Protestant churches. [santi sukuhl <Eng. Sunday school]
koulin sarawi 1. n. hymn, gospel music. 2. vi. to sing a hymn or gospel music.
koulin seiloak n. a song about royal journeys.
koulin sensuh n. a game song, sung during group competitive sports events; introduced during the Japanese period. [sensuh <Jap. senshu]
koulin seri n. a children's song, comparable to American camp and school songs.
koulin undohkai n. a song used to cheer on althletes during an athletic competition or meet. [undohkai <Jap. undōkai]
koulin wehn n. a song to accompany a wehn dance.
koumesenpwuki 1. vi. to sit with one knee pointing upward. 2. n. a sitting position in which one knee is pointing upward.
koumoal meing. vi. to be staring. koumoale, vt.
4/11/2018 9:29:40 AM From: KR To: all. DS doesn't know a common L form for this.
koumoale meing. vt. to stare at. koumoal, vi. cf. kakil.
koumoalehdi vt. to stare at incessantly.
koumwei, also wadwonuhmw. n. series of elaborate feasts held in various feasthouses.
koumwoarop meing. n. umbrella, cover. koumwoarope, vt. cf. amper.
koumwoarope meing. vt. to cover someone up completely with a sheet or a blanket. koumwoaropwidi, vi. cf. koduhpwal.
koumwoaropwidi meing. vi. to be covered up. cf. koduhpwalidi.
8/23/2018 2:55:26 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Add koduhpwalidi.
kounied 1. meing. vi. to sing. 2. n. song, hymn. cf. koul.
kounsop, also kounsup. vi. to be frowning, unsmiling.
kounsup adj. see kounsop.
koupahleng n. a feasthouse having five center posts.
koupe vi. to vote by a show of hands.
koupuhp, also likoupuhp. vi. to be covered up.
koupwel₁ n. respect, support.
koupweliki vt. to respect, to support.
koupwin meing. n. restriction, prohibition, ban. cf. inepw.
koupwindi vt. to forbid, to prohibit, to impose a ban upon something taboo or illegal. Mwohnsapw koupwindi weikep ansou wet. His highness prohibited the harvesting of yams at this time.
koupwung meing. n. a taboo relationship between clan members prohibiting any sexual interaction. cf. pelin sou.
kourahpw 1. vi. neut. to cook fish with coconut milk and turmeric. 2. n. coconut meat with turmeric, a traditional body ornament. kourahpwih, vt.
kourahpwih vt. to cook fish with coconut milk and tumeric. kourahpw, vi.
kourakih meing. vt. to make, to repair, to build; to create. Nin tapio, Koht ketin kourakihada lahng oh sampah. In the beginning, God created heaven and earth. cf. wiahda.
kourangarang 1. vi. to sit with open legs and bent knees. 2. n. a sitting position with open legs and bent knees.
kourapwarapw n. a competition between two villages or individuals involving agricultural products.
kourdienwol n. a feast to appease two rival adult males or villages.
kourdienwole, also kourdienwolih. vt. to appease two rival adult males or villages.
kourdienwolih vt. see kourdienwole.
kourekida vi. to be created. Dene nanleng oh sampah kourekda. It is said that heaven and earth were created.
kouruhr 1. vi. to laugh. 2. n. laugh, laughter. cf. [meing] kiparamat, tahleng, rahnei, seirek.
kouruhrki vt. to consider something to be a laughable. cf. [meing] seirengki, kiparamatki, .
kousapw n. a section or local chiefdom consisting of a number of private homesteads, smaller than a wehi₂.
Kousapw Tamworohi, also Kousapw U. n. a section (kousapw) in U.
Kousapw U, also Kousapw Tamworohi. n. a section (kousapw) in U.
kouseni 1. vi. to exorcise. 2. n. exorcism.
kousoan 1. vi. to reside. 2. n. residence.
kousoarensapw 1. n. a reciprocal feast. 2. vi. to make a reciprocal feast. 1. I pahn kohla iang kousoarensapwo. I will join the reciprocal feast. 2. Kitail pahn kousoarensapw de soh? Are we going to make a reciprocal feast or not?
kout, also kuht. n. goat, Capra hircus. [Eng.]
koutuht n. a meeting of two Nahnmwarkis.
kouwahileng meing. n. a cup made from a coconut shell that is used for serving kava. cf. ngarangar, delen sakau.
kouwahlap adj. extensive, large.
kouwarak vt. to copulate with. kouwerek, vi.
kouwel, also kowel. n. bud of the coconut flower.
kouwerek 1. vi. to be copulating. 2. n. copulation. kouwarak, vt.
kowarak, also kowaraki. vt. to copulate with, to have sexual intercourse with. kowerek, vi.
kowaraki vt. see kowarak.
kowe, also koh. ind. pron. you. cf. [meing] ihr₁, komwi.
koweikohdo adj. erratic; hypocritical, two-faced. cf. [meing] lisalselewi.
kowel, also kouwel. n. bud of the coconut flower.
kowelik, also kewelik. n. bird sp., Pacific reef heron, Egretta sacra.
kowerek vi. to copulate, to have sexual intercourse. kowarak, kowaraki, vt.
kowet meing. vi. to shout in a falsetto voice, either when carrying kava or to challenge another to a fight. cf. se₂, kadekedek.
8/23/2018 3:07:25 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 This can also be a noun like seh and kadekedek. Correct this.
kowih slang. vt. to chase.
kowou 1. vi. to honor, to respect, to give a feast in honor of a visiting soupeidi. 2. n. a feast in honor of a visiting soupeidi. kawawih, vt.
kreidid n. credit. [Eng.]
kreidid iuhnion n. credit union. [Eng.]
kreidid kard n. credit card. [Eng.]
kriminal n. criminal. [Eng.]
kromosohm n. chromosome. [Eng.]
Kronikel Biblical. n. Chronicles, two books in the Kadehde Mering (Old Testament), 1 Chronicles and 2 Chronicles. [Eng.]
kuair n. choir. [Eng.]
Kuam n. Guam. [Eng.]
kudud, also kudud en palau, uht rais, kirihm. n. a banana cultivar, eaten both raw and cooked.
kudud en palau, also kudud, uht rais, kirihm. n. a banana cultivar, from Palau.
kudun, also kodon. n. giant.
kuhiolung n. plant sp., Cleome viscosa.
kuhkel 1. n. Google. 2. vi. to Google. [Eng.] kuhkelih, vt.
kuhkelih vt. to Google something. [kuhkel <Eng.] kuhkel, vi.
kuhl vi. to suck on, as a cigarette or sugar cane.
kuhleid n. Kool-Aid, any similar drink. [Eng.]
kuhpene vi. to close₁ one's mouth. cf. [meing] kuhreiso.
kuhreiso meing. vi. to close₁ one's mouth. cf. kuhpene.
kuhs n. goose. [Eng.]
kuhsuh 1. n. air-raid siren. 2. vi. to drink hastily straight from a container. 1. Re kuhsuhla kanarail pwoatolo. They drank their bottle of liquor hastily. [Jap.]
kuht, also kout. n. goat, Capra hircus. [Eng.]
kuk vi. to cook. [Eng.] kukih, vt.
Kuk Ailan n. The Cook Islands. [Eng.]
kukih vt. to cook something. [kuk <Eng. cook] kuk, vi.
kukusuh n. air gun. [Jap. kūkijū]
kul vi. neut. to grab, to seize. kulih, vt.
kulih vt. to grab, to seize, to plunder. E men iang kulih nei kehp. He wants to seize my yams. kul, vi.
kull, also koll. n. cockroach.
kuloak n. time, clock, watch, hour. [Eng.]
Kuloap n. a title.
kuloapis, also klopis. n. club, a suit in playing cards. [Eng.]
kulu n. bird spp., any of a number of species of migratory shore birds, including the Pacific golden plover, Pluvialis fulva, the greater yellow legs, Tringa melanolevca, and possibly the sanderling, Crocethia alba.
kuluh n. glue. [Eng.]
kuluhkous n. glucose. [Eng.]
kulup n. the accumulation of dried leaves from a previous uhmw. cf. [meing] soupirleng.
kumi, also komi. n. rubber, plastic. [Ger. Gummi]
kumiai 1. n. a group of people who take turns working on one another's land. 2. vi. to participate in such a group. [Jap. kumiai]
kumolomol 1. vi. to pant, as after running. 2. n. the act of panting.
kumw vi. neut. to disturb or alert by making a pounding noise. kumwur, vt.
kumwa subj. pr., ind. pr. you, dual.
-kumwa obj. pron. you, dual.
kumwail subj. pr., ind. pr. you, plural.
-kumwail obj. pron. you, plural.
kumwisekala vi. to fall.
kumwo 1. vi. to lack fish or protein. 2. n. the lacking of fish or protein.
kumwo keren 1. n. a lack of fish when someone nearby is having it. 2. vi. to lack fish when someone nearby is having it. 1. Kumwo keren kin mie nan imwato. A lack of fish when someone is having it exists in our house. 2. Kumwail kin kumwo keren? Do you often lack fish when someone nearby has it?
8/23/2018 3:17:57 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 It means you don't have fish when your neighbors do. Correct this.
kumwukumw en nahna n. mountain peak or crest.
kumwukumw₁ n. a thudding noise.
kumwukumw₂ n. peak, crest, small hill.
Kumwunlaid n. name of the small peninsula in Kolonia (Mesenieng) where the Sokehs rebels were executed by the Germans.
kumwur vt. to disturb or alert by making a pounding noise. kumw, vi.
kumwus 1. meing. vi. to tease. 2. n. joke. kumwusih, vt. cf. kamwan, kepit₂.
8/23/2018 3:18:27 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 Define kamwan and kepit₂ the same way as this.
kumwusek vi. to be detonated or exploded.
kumwusih meing. vt. to joke with, to tease. kumwus, vi. cf. kapitih, kemwene.
kumwuskihda meing. vt. to joke about. cf. kepitkihda.
kumwut n. (3sg. kumwuti) fist. cf. [meing] pwekeleng.
kumwut en kidi n. a variety of the yam kehpineir, shaped like a dog's paw.
kumwut en neh n3s. ankle.
kumwut en peh n3s. wrist.
kumwutik vi. to sneer.
kun vi. to be extinguished; to be turned off, of lights and motors.
kundihna, also kaimana. n. a banana cultivar, mostly eaten raw.
kunon 1. n. swelling of the lymph nodes. 2. vi. to have swelling of the lymph nodes.
kunukunda, also kiewek en tamworohi. n. a yam cultivar.
kunut n. a fleshy growth on the upper part of the beak of a female pigeon; abnormal fleshy growth or tumor on the surface of the skin; the sighting bead on a rifle.
kupi vi. to be fired, to be thrown out of job.
kupor n. (3sg. kupore) fleshy part of meat.
kupwel vt. to bend, of something rigid. kupwelek, adj.
kupwelek adj. bent, of something rigid. kupwel, vt.
kupwi n3s. an unopened leaf or frond. I wahdo kupwin nih. I will bring the bud of a coconut.
kupwinking n. young rooster.
kupwinli n. young woman.
kupwinlitok n. young hen.
kupwinwol n. young man.
kupwu, also kopwou. n. basket, purse, handbag. cf. [meing] likohmes.
kupwud, also kopwud. n. (3sg. kupwude) new leaf.
kupwuneik, also elies, soulik en mesihsou. n. a yam cultivar.
kupwur keremwel 1. adj. happy, joyful. 2. n. happiness, joy. cf. peren₁.
kupwur₁ meing. n. (3sg. kupwure) wish, intention, decision, desire, heart; belly, guts, stomach. cf. nsen.
6/5/2018 9:15:29 AM From: KR To: DS. Note that nsen is defined differently. Do they mean the same thing? If so, please define them the same way.
8/20/2018 1:14:15 PM From: DS To: KR. The word nsen does not share meanings of stomach, guts and belly.
kupwur₂ n. bird spp., any of a number of species of boobies, including the masked booby, Sula dactylatra personata, the red footed booby, Sulasula rubripres, and the brown booby, Sula levcogasten platus.
kupwuramwahu polite. n. privilege, blessing, grace, benefit, used in religous contexts.
kupwuramwahuwih meing. vt. to wish happiness, success, peace, and good fortune; to bless. Mwohnsapw kupwuramwahuwihkit, Mwohnsapw wishes us happiness. cf. kapaiia.
kupwurapwuriong vt. to strive for. Mwohnsapw kupwurapwuriong mwein popohl. Mwohnsapw is striving for a reign of tranquility.
kupwurehda meing. vi. to decide, to determine. cf. lemehda.
kupwurehieng meing. vi. to think, to feel, to assume, to suspect. cf. lemehieng.
kupwurehla meing. vt. to forgive; to bless. Komw kupwurehla ohlo, pwe e sapwungala. Forgive the man, for he made a mistake. cf. mahkehng.
8/23/2018 3:21:18 PM From: KR To: all. This word and its meing form only share the meaning 'to forgive.'
kupwurekeng meing. adj. intelligent, smart, clever, shrewd, sharp. cf. loalekeng.
kupwuriso meing. n. stomach, chest, bosom; the area immediately in front of one. cf. kapehd, mwarmware, pahnadi.
8/23/2018 3:21:57 PM From: KR To: KR. #11 All mean exactly the same thing. Make them the same.
Kupwuriso n. third highest mountain on Pohnpei, located in U.
kupwurki meing. vt. to agree, to like, to prefer. cf. mwahuki.
kupwurmahk 1. meing. vi. to forgive. 2. meing. adj. forgiving. 1.