wa we wi wo
wa vi. to flower or bear₁ fruit.
wa- vt. to carry, to transport by hand. wahdo carry here wahla carry there. cf. [meing] ketiki.
wahda vt. to carry, to take (something).
1/15/2018 10:11:07 AM From: KR To: all. Meing and common L forms only share the meaning of to carry and to take.
wad 1. vi. of mathematics, to multiply. 2. n. multiplication, multiplication table. wadiki, vt.
pahn wadet vi. coming, with reference to time or an event. I pahn koamoaldihsang doadoahk nan sounpwong pahn wadet. I will be retiring in the coming month.
wadehng vt. to be counted among, to be included.
wadawad₁ 1. vi. to read; to count. 2. n. numeral, number. wadek₁, vt. cf. [meing] koadoaroapwe.
wadawad₂ adj. admired; famous. wadek₂, vt.
wadehng vt. to be counted among, to be included.
wadek₁ vt. to read; to count. wadawad₁, vi. cf. [meing] koadoaroapwehih.
wadek₂ vt. to admire. wadawad₂, vi.
wadepe n3s. total counted, counting.
waderekerek vi. to say something very fast; to rattle off sounds, as in one's sleep.
wadiki vt. of mathematics, to multiply; to be counted among. wad, vi.
wadilik vi. to memorize, to know by heart. wadilikih, vt.
wadilikih vt. see wadilik.
waditik vi. to be detailed.
wadkepwe 1. vi. to do an inventory of cultivated plants. 2. n. inventory of cultivated plants.
wadwonuhmw, also koumwei. n. series of elaborate feasts held in various feasthouses.
wah n3s. fruit, flower; offspring; result.
wahd n. fish sp., puffer fish, Liosaccus cutaneus(?).
wahda vt. to carry, to take (something). cf. [meing] ketikihda.
wahkahk vi. to cackle loudly, of a hen.
wahkihla vt. to depend on someone or something, to rely on, with ill consequences.
wahl₁ n. primary forest, jungle, forest, woods, area overgrown with trees.
wahl₂ slang. n. (3sg. wali) head.
wahleng meing. vi. to be removed, of a lid, cover, top, etc. wahlenge, vt. cf. wak₁.
wahlenge meing. vt. to remove, of a lid, cover, top, etc. wahleng, vi. cf. waka.
wahliniep n. any woman in one's wife's clan except one that the wife calls mother; any man in one's husband's clan except one that the husband calls child.
wahloal meing. vi. to gag. cf. uwako, wako.
wahn kasukuhl lap n. an instructional goal.
wahn kasukuhl tik n. an instructional objective.
wahn kiki n3s. cuticle.
wahn kikin eni, also wahn pehn eni. n. an expression used to refer to breadfruit; literally 'fruit of the hands of spirits'.
wahn lih pirien n. cousin, specifically the child of one's mother's sister.
wahn nihn, also sele. n. plant sp., Peperomia ponapensis.
wahn ohl pirien n. cousin, specifically, the child of one's father's brother.
wahn pehn aramas n. an expression used to refer to yams; literally, 'fruit of the hands of people', the fruit of human labor.
wahn pehn eni, also wahn kikin eni. n. an expression used to refer to breadfruit; literally 'fruit of the hands of spirits'.
wahn rohs, also rohs. n. flower, any flowering plant; rose. [rohs <Eng. rose]
wahn rohs pwetepwet n. plant sp., Hippobroma longiflora. [rohs <Eng.]
wahn sahpw n. agricultural product. Atail wahn sahpw akan me malaulau. Our agricultural products are very limited.
wahn sakau n. a small kava branch suitable for planting.
wahn sehd n. marine product. Atail wahn sehd akan kak mwomwla. Our marine products can be depleted.
wahnedi n3s. offspring.
wahnmeimei n. the name of one of the rear doors of a nahs, located on the left when facing the platform, used only by the Nahnmwarki.
wahnmwahng 1. n. the paternal clan of either one's mother or father. 2. vi. to be related in this way. wahnmwahngih, vt.
wahnmwahngih vt. see wahnmwahng.
wahnpei n. pumice.
wahnpoaron n. apostle; minister, one authorized to perform the sacraments.
wahnpwur n. fruit.
wahnpwuro n. original sin.
wahntal n. plant spp., Mucuna gigantea, Canavalia rosea, and Strongylodon lucidus.
wahntuhke toantoal, also ekpland, nasupi, pringihnas. n. eggplant, Solanum melongena.
wahntuhke₁ n. fruit, flower.
wahntuhke₂ 1. n. arithmetic. 2. vi. to calculate. wahntuhkeih, vt.
wahntuhkeih vt. to calculate. wahntuhke₂, vi.
wahpaili, also oangoahng₂, wahpali. n. seaside bean, Vigna marina.
wahpali n. see wahpaili.
wahr n. (3sg. were) canoe, vehicle, vessel; spirit medium. cf. [meing] tehnwar, keleng.
12/12/2018 1:06:55 PM From: KR To: all. The word keleng only means 'canoe'.
wahr pei sakar interj. a greeting used by the occupants of an arriving canoe.
wahrar n. fish sp.
Wahrikidam n. the emissary sent by Souiap to retrieve his pet bird; Wahrikidam was killed by Saumwin Kepinpil and his body formed the mountain in Kahmar in Nett.
wahriso archaic. n. royal canoe.
wahsek adj. of a hole or an opening, to be large enough so that something may pass through it.
Wahsinten n. Washington (the state). [Eng.]
Wahsinten Dih Sih n. Washington, D. C. [Eng.]
waht vi. to bluster or storm about when angry or agitated. Pwutak sakawo wahtseli. The drunken boy stormed about.
wahu n. valley; respect, honor; a kava ritual. cf. [meing] sakaradahn wahu.
wahwah poss. cl. a possessive classifier used to characterize the relationship between a man and the children of any person he would call sister.
wai vi. to sneak; to prowl, to move stealthily. Pwutako waila rehn serepeino pwohng. The boy went to see the girl last night in secret. waine, vt.
waia, also wehia. n. wire, spring. [Eng.]
waii₁ n. foreign lands, large lands beyond the horizon of Pohnpei.
waii₂ adj. slow moving. mpwei wai slow ball (in baseball).
waik vt. to pull; to snatch; to stretch something.
wailes 1. n. wireless telegraph, telegram. 2. vi. to send a telegram. [Jap. waialesu < Eng. wireless]
wain n. wine, champagne. [Eng.]
waine vt. to sneak up to, to prowl about, to move stealthily to, to move about discreetly to. wai₁, vi.
Waioming n. Wyoming. [Eng.]
waipai n. Wi-Fi. [Eng.]
wair n. bird sp., a land bird that flies and has a frightening call.
wairen kederlap meing. n. royal bracelet. cf. luwou.
wairenieu, also waireniso. meing. n. head garland. cf. mwaramwar, elin kapwat.
waireniso n. see wairenieu.
wairenleng meing. n. head garland of a Nahnmwarki, crown. Wairenleng wehwehki manaman en ninen Mwohnsapw. Wairenleng refers to the royal head garland that symbolizes the unlimited authority and power of the paramount chief (Mwohnsapw). cf. mwaramwar, elin kapwat.
waiseht n. long sleeve shirt, of any color; white shirt. [Jap. waishatsu < Eng.]
Waiso n. a legendary island, from which, according to some, the first Pohnpeians came.
wak₁ vi. to be removed, of a lid, cover, top, etc. waka, vt. cf. [meing] wahleng.
wak₂ vt. to chop with an axe or machete, as foliage.
waka vt. to remove, of a lid, cover, top, etc. wak₁, vi. cf. [meing] wahlenge.
wakala vi. to be frustrated; to be full from eating too much.
wakapw n. fish sp., bluebanded surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus, normally found on the barrier reef.
wakar n. (3sg. wekere) pubic hair. cf. [meing] winen pahnpwoal, limwinpohnsounpwop.
wako, also uwako. vi. to gag. cf. [meing] wahloal.
waku n. embroidery hoop. [Jap. waku]
wal adj. able to fly₂ far, of sihr₁ in the game peisihr.
walahilap meing. n. firepit, fireplace, fire in the residence of a soupeidi. cf. pehs₁.
walahileng meing. n. residence of a Nahnmwarki; a large nahs.
walahisomw meing. n. a large feasthouse (nahs).
waled n. wallet, billfold. [Eng.]
walek adj. large, of any opening.
walipit num. eight. see pit₁.
waluh num. eight. see -u.
wampwe adj. putting on airs, showing off.
wanded n. prostitute. [Eng. wanted]
wangawang adj. wide, of an opening, road, or channel.
wanwehi 1. slang. n. a basin of food intended as a contribution to a party, when one does not expect the container to be returned; the name of a party employing such basins; one-way street. 2. vi. to be used as a wahnwei, of a basin. [Eng. one way]
wap n. wharf, dock. [Eng.]
wapang vi. to lie₂ crosswise.
Wapar n. a section (kousapw) in Madolenihmw.
wapwel vi. to be balled out, of a plant. wapwelih, vt.
wapwelih vt. to ball out (a plant). wapwel, vi.
war₁ n. (3sg. were) body, of a person; seed, tumor, cyst, gland.
war₂ adj. worthy.
warahr adj. lumpy, grainy.
waraileng n. a basket containing cooked pork or a starch for the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.
warakih vt. to be a companion of; to associate with. werek, vi.
waramwahu adj. of coconut palms, bearing large nuts; of breadfruit, fecund.
warang vi. to open for the purpose of a search. Sounkeseu kepweho warangpeseng arail kapangko. The baggage inspector opened their suitcases.
warasap n. a decoratively carved canoe, used only by the Nahnmwarki, not commonly made on Pohnpei at present.
warawar₁ n. ditch, trench, groove.
warawar₂ vi. to own a vehicle.
warihmw Biblical. n. ark.
warpwele vt. to arrive at the same time. Tohn kousapwo warpwele ni nesen kousapwo; irail sounda uhmw. The people of the kousapw arrived at the kousapw nahs at the same time and started the uhmw.
warpwohmwahu Biblical. n. incense, also sometimes perfume, frankincense, or myrrh.
was₁ adj. obnoxious, discomforting.
was₂ n. wristwatch. [Eng.]
wasa n. place, point.
Wasa Lapalap n. excellency, highness, used to address a Nahnmwarki, originally used only to address Isokelekel; he later elevated other high chiefs to the title of Nahnmwarki, such as the chiefs of Kitti and Sokehs. Kalahngan ong Wasa Lapalap Isipaho. Thank you to his excellency Isipaho.
12/18/2018 2:12:53 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 Is euphemism right word here? Limited to Madolenihmw and Uh? Also used when entering a nahs? I heard this used in Wene. DS says: Now it is use kind of freely in all the chiefdoms but only Isipahu is Wasa Lapalap because Isokelekel was the only Wasa Lapalap. U is claiming to be entitled but I don't know.
wasa pwongpene vi. to become night. E saikinte wasa pwongpene ah se lelodo. Night had not yet fallen when we arrived.
wasa rahnpeseng vi. to dawn, of the day. Wasa rahnpeseng ah se mwesel. Morning had broken when we departed.
Wasahi n. the second ranking title in the Nahnmwarki line.
wasahn alu n. aisle, sidewalk.
wasahn kilang kisinieng n. weather station.
wasahn nahk n. conservation area.
wasahn pidohi n. exit.
wasahn pipihs n. urinal.
Wasahn Sohpwur n. see Wasahn Soupwur.
wasahn sompihr n. airport, airfield.
Wasahn Soupwur, also Wasahn Sohpwur. n. "the place of no return;" the mythical location of a bridge where the souls of the dead had to sing in melodious tones before being allowed to cross over to Pahsed, the Pohnpeian heaven under the sea.
12/18/2018 2:14:40 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 Wording.
wasahn wailes n. radio station, wireless station. [wailes <Eng.]
wasaile meing. n. face. cf. mese.
wasapwong vi. to get dark, to become night.
wasapwongihdi vi. at night, to become completely dark.
wasas vi. to stagger, to have difficulty keeping one's footing.
wasmelen, also watermelen. n. watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris. [Eng.]
watermelen, also wasmelen. n. watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris. [Eng.]
waun adj. respectful, respectable, honorable. wauniki, vt.
wauniki vt. to respect, to honor, to recognize someone with an expression of respect. waun, adj.
wawair vi. to echo, as a bell or as the sound of a kava pounding stone.
wawairala vi. to ring₂ resonantly, like a bell.
12/18/2018 2:16:37 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 Compare this to wawairala. How do they really differ?
wed adj. puffed out, protruding, as of the stomach.
wedei adj. talkative.
wedein sakau adj. talkative while under the influence of kava.
wedin neh n3s. calf, of the leg. cf. [meing] pirenisoulap.
wehd, also ohd, oda, sepwikin. n. taro sp., wild taro, also called giant taro or elephant ear taro, Alocasia macrorrhizos; considered to be a famine food, now rarely eaten; the large leaves are used to cover an uhmw and can serve as an umbrella; plant used as a medicine in treating large wounds; some believe that if it is growing on a piece of land, the land will be good for growing crops of all types.
wehder n. weather. Wehderet sakanakan rahn wet. The weather is bad today. [Eng.]
wehder sdeisin, also wehder steisin. n. weather station. [Eng.]
wehder steisin n. see wehder sdeisin.
wehdip 1. n. a revelation of misbehavior; confession. 2. vi. to reveal misbehavior, to confess.
wehdpeseng vt. to rip open; to break into a house.
wehi₁ n. turtle.
wehi₂ n. an autonomous paramount chiefdom; a political unit, as a municipality, district, state, country, or kingdom.
wehia, also waia. n. wire, spring. [Eng.]
wehk vt. to confess, to reveal, to disclose, to admit.
wehkpen dihp n. confession, in the Catholic church.
wehkada meing. vi. to admit, to confess; to reveal. cf. lakahda.
wehkpen dihp n. confession, in the Catholic church.
wehku n. beefwood, also called ironwood, Casuarina equisetifolia.
wehl pwoht n. whale boat. [Eng.]
wehn n. a Pohnpeian men's standing dance.
wehr n. shout, scream, howl, yell.
wehs n. any hook-like implement used for pulling weeds or tree branches.
wehsel n. ship or work whistle. [Eng.]
weht, also wet₁. n. bend or curve in a road or path.
wehwe₁ 1. vi. to be understood, to be clear or distinct; to be thoroughly knowledgeable. 2. n. (3sg. wehweh) meaning, significance. cf. [meing] er.
wehwepene vi. to be informed, to be in touch, to keep in touch. Pali koaros wehwepene. All parties are informed.
10/24/2018 11:06:06 AM From: KR To: all. Wehwe and er share the meaning of thoroughly knowledgeable.
wehwe₂ n. (3sg. wehweh) opening.
wehwepene vi. to be informed, to be in touch, to keep in touch. Pali koaros wehwepene. All parties are informed.
wei interj. an exclamation of surprise.
-wei verb. suff. there, toward you. kerep creep, kerepewei creep there, toward you.
weia vi. to laugh heartily, to howl with laughter.
weiapens n. barbed wire. [Eng. wire fence]
weid₁ n. a very high tide.
weid₂, also keid. vi. to walk in a specific direction.
weid₃ archaic. adj. heartless, without sympathy.
weidinpar n. high tide during the trade wind season.
weikek 1. adj. poignant, distressed, frustrated. 2. n. frustration.
weikep vi. to harvest yams.
Wein Koht Biblical. n. the kingdom of God. Ahlte pwoat ong wein Koht. There is just one path to the kingdom of God.
Wein Nanleng n. Kingdom of Heaven.
weingal n. mangrove sp., Lumnitzera littorea, having hard wood, used for poles.
Weipokon en Pohnpei n. State of Pohnpei (used in the Constitution), more commonly Wein Pohnpei.
Weipowe n. a section (kousapw) in Nett.
weipwelenleng n. vine sp.
weipwul, also wempwul. n. Indian mulberry, noni, flame tree, Morinda citrifolia, having edible fruit (not commonly eaten on Pohnpei), used extensively in making medicine; roots used for making yellow dye; said to have been the first food on Pohnpei.
weir₁ vt. to dig, to excavate. weiweida, vi.
weir₂ vi. to race.
weirar vi. to fish for toik.
weirek adj. painful, agonizing, torturous.
weirin kang donas 1. n. a race which involves eating a doughnut suspended from a string. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin kerep 1. n. a race in which the participant runs on all fours. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin meninrahn 1. n. a race in which a number of participants straddle a pole and run together. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin pap 1. n. a swimming race. 2. vi. to participate in a swimming race.
weirin pirene 1. n. a three-legged race. 2. vi. to run this race.
weirin sei 1. n. a canoe race, involving paddling canoes. 2. vi. to participate in such a race.
weirin serek 1. n. a canoe race, involving sailing canoes. 2. vi. to participate in such a race.
weirin tang 1. n. track meet. 2. vi. to participate in a track meet, to run a race.
weirin wilpahro 1. n. a wheelbarrow race. 2. vi. to run this race.
weisip, also usup. vi. to splash water at an object, to be moistened, to be sprayed. weisipih, vt.
weisipih, also usupih. vt. to splash water at an object, to moisten, to spray. Ohlo weisipih liho. That man splashed water at the woman. weisip, vi.
weiso n. municipality, kingdom; traditionally only U.
weisoahn n. an inedible variety of wild yam (palahi); used as an indicator of when to plant yams; when weisoahn begin to sprout, it is time to plant.
weitahta 1. adj. red. 2. n. red.
weiwei, also weiweiloal. 1. n. diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin. 2. vi. to wear a diaper, loincloth, or sanitary napkin. cf. [meing] dereklap.
weiweida vi. to be dug out, to be excavated. weir₁, vt.
weiweiloal 1. n. diaper, loincloth, sanitary napkin. 2. vi. to wear a diaper, loincloth, or sanitary napkin. see weiwei. cf. [meing] dereklap.
wek n. trump, in cards.
weke vt. to drag the roughed-out hull of a canoe.
wekid, also wikid. vt. to turn over; to change, as in opinion.
wekidedi vt. to turn upside down; to drink an entire cup of kava.
wekidek vi. to be turned; to turn around; to have a change of heart.
wekidekda vi. to lie₂ on one's back.
wekidekdi vi. to lie₂ on one's stomach.
wekila vi. to be changed, to be transformed; to blush.
wekiwekin 1. n. variation. 2. adj. variable, inconsistent, changeable.
wekiwer vi. to frequently turn food that is being cooked. wekiwere, vt.
wekiwere vt. see wekiwer.
wel- vi. to be turned, to be flipped; to be bent back. Pelien sereko welidi. The canvas is turned down. welik, vt.
wel₁, also nihdwel. vi. to molt a shell.
wel₂ num. cl. used in counting plants like bamboo which have a single root but multiple stalks. welin pehri limewel five bamboo plants.
12/18/2018 2:17:01 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 For all numeral classifiers, include as a hidden find so that they show up in the finder list.
weleir n. fish sp., bicolor parrotfish, Cetoscarus bicolor.
welek 1. adj. having large nuts, of a cocount tree. 2. slang. adj. having a large belly.
weleu n. high tide in the morning.
welewel num. eight. see wel₂.
weli n3s. the part of the yam that was used in its propogation; a molted shell.
weliakan num. eighty. see ehk₁.
weliakapw vi. to be reformed; to be repentant.
welidep num. eighty million.
welidip num. eight. see dip.
welidun num. eight. see dun.
weliel num. eight. see el₂.
welienlit 1. n. a feast of thanksgiving given for someone recovering from a physical or mental ordeal. 2. vi. to have this feast. 1. Irail pahn wia arail welienlit. They are going to have their feast of thankgiving. 2. Irail pahn welienlit lakapw. They are having a feast of thanksgiving tomorrow. welienlitih, vt.
welienlitih vt. to have a feast of thanksgiving given for someone recovering from a physical or mental ordeal. Peneinei welienlitih Soulik. The family had a thanksgiving feast for Soulik. welienlit, vi.
weliepe, also wiliepe. n3s. replacement, representative.
weliependok n. an antibiotic pill.
welihi num. eight. see ih₃.
welihsek num. eighty. see eisek.
welik vt. to turn over, to flip; to bend back. wel-, vi.
welika num. eight. see ka₂.
welikap num. eight. see kap.
welikek vi. to be bent, to be twisted; to wriggle. Keilen kakono welikekpene. The sides of the box were bent.
welikid num. eight thousand.
welikin num. eight. see kin₂.
welikis num. eight. see kis₁.
welimen num. eight. see men₃.
welimwodol num. eight. see mwodol.
welimwut num. eight. see mwut₂.
welin nih n. a grove of coconut palms.
welin tuhke n. a grove of trees.
welin uht n. a grove of bananas.
welinen num. eighty thousand.
welingoul num. eighty. see ngoul.
weliniak n. mangrove forest.
welipa num. eight. see pa₃.
welipak num. eight. see pak₁.
welipali num. eight. see pali₁.
welipar num. eight. see par₂.
welipei num. eight. see pei₅.
welipit num. eight. see pit₂.
welipoar num. eight. see poar₁.
welipwidik num. eight. see pwidik.
welipwiki num. eight hundred.
welipwoat num. eight. see pwoat.
welipwong num. eight. see pwong.
welipwuloi num. eight. see pwuloi.
welira num. eight. see ra.
welirar num. eight million.
welisapw num. eight hundred million.
welisel num. eight. see sel₂.
welisop num. eight. see sop₂.
welisou num. eight. see sou₄.
welisu num. eight. see su.
welite num. eight. see te.
welitumw num. eight. see tumw.
weliwel₁ adj. bushy, full of foliage.
weliwel₂ archaic. n. fish sp., tuna.
wellep num. eight. see lep.
wellik num. eight billion.
wellopw num. eight hundred thousand.
welsapw meing. vi. to return from a trip.
1/9/2019 12:59:33 PM From: JB To: KR. Needs common language xref
weluhmw num. eight. see umw₂.
wempwul, also weipwul. n. Indian mulberry, noni, Morinda citrifolia, having edible fruit (not eaten on Pohnpei), used extensively in making medicine; roots used for making yellow dye; said to have been the first food on Pohnpei.
wen vi. to dance a Pohnpeian men's standing dance.
wen- vi. to lie₂, to recline. Kohla wendi meir. Go lie down and sleep.
wenakap num. six. see kap.
wenapak num. six. see pak₁.
wendep num. sixty million.
wendi vi. to lie₂ down. cf. [meing] kipedi, mwoalepeidi, likupweridi.
wendip num. six. see dip.
wendun num. six. see dun.
Wene, also Wone. n. a large area in southern Kitti that played an important religous role prior to the introduction of Christianity.
wenehi num. six. num. six. see ih₃.
wenehk, also wonehk. num. sixty. see ehk₁.
wenehl num. six. see el₂.
weneisek num. sixty. see eisek.
weneka num. six. see ka₂.
wenekap, also wonekap. num. six. see kap.
wenekid num. six thousand.
wenekin num. six. see kin₂.
wenekis num. six. see kis₁.
wenemen num. six. see men₃.
wenemwodol num. six. see mwodol.
wenemwut num. six. see mwut₂.
wenengoul, also wenongoul. num. sixty. see ngoul.
wenepa num. six. see pa₃.
wenepak num. six. see pak₁.
wenepali num. six. see pali₁.
wenepar num. six. see par₂.
wenepei num. six. see pei₅.
wenepit num. six. see pit₂.
wenepoar num. six. see poar₁.
wenepwidik num. six. see pwidik.
wenepwiki num. six hundred.
12/18/2018 2:18:06 PM From: KR To: KR. #1 Add -pwiki and note counting systems it is used with.
wenepwoat num. six. see pwoat.
wenepwong num. six. see pwong.
wenepwuloi n. six. see pwuloi.
wenering₁ n. dried coconut meat after the extraction of the oil.
wenering₂ meing. n. the third day of a funeral, believed to be when the spirit of the deceased leaves the body.
wenesapw, also wonesapw. num. six hundred million. see sapw₂.
wenesu num. six. see su.
weneu num. six. see -u.
wenewei vi. to continue on.
wenewel num. six. see wel₂.
wengewenge n3s. width.
wengid vt. to wring, to squeeze with a twisting motion. wengiweng, vi.
wengidek adj. twisted. wengid, vt.
wengiweng vi. to wring, to squeeze with a twisting motion. wengid, vt.
wengkid vi. at the end of the kava ceremony, to completely extract all the liquid from a batch of kava.
wenglopwon vi. to squeeze kava that has been set aside in anticipation of the arrival of titled guests.
wengluh vi. to prepare the final serving of kava in a kava ritual. Kumwail wengluh. You prepare the final serving.
wengmad vi. to squeeze kava until it is completely dried out.
wengpoar vi. of kava, to be processed for drinking for the final time.
wenihmw n. door.
wenihmw en lempahntamw n. the two doors in the rear of a feasthouse, used by the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken.
Wenihmw en Pahsed n. the door to the underworld, below the ocean, the entrance to the first Heaven of traditional Pohnpeian religion.
wenihmwtok n. window.
Wenik Peidak n. an ancient name for the eastern half of U.
Wenik Peidi n. an ancient name for Nett, which was once part of U.
Wenik₁ n. a section (kousapw) in Kitti.
Wenik₂ archaic. n. an ancient name for U.
wenlep num. six. see lep.
wenlik num. six billion.
wenlopw num. six hundred thousand.
wennen num. sixty thousand.
wenongoul, also wenengoul. num. sixty. see ngoul.
wenoumw num. six. see umw₂.
wenpwong adj. stupid, ignorant.
wenra num. six. see ra.
wenrahn adj. well-informed; understanding.
wenrar num. six million.
wens n. crane, the machine; winch. [Eng.]
wensakau n. dried kava after the extraction of the liquid.
wensapw num. six hundred million.
wensel n. six. see sel₂.
wensop num. six. see sop₂.
wensou num. six. see sou₄.
wente num. six. see te.
wentumw num. six. see tumw.
wepenge vt. to lie crosswise. Lepin tuhkeho wepenge pwoaren pihlo. The log is lying across the stream.
wer₁ n. (3sg. were) neck. cf. kasang₂.
wer₂ vi. to shout, to scream, to howl, to yell, to holler. wering, vi.
were poss. cl. a possessive classifier used for vehicles. cf. [meing] tehnwere.
werei 1. adj. lasting for a long time. 2. n. duration.
werek 1. vi. to be companions; to be married. 2. n. spouse, husband or wife; companion, mate. warakih, vt.
werekleng n. a designated seating area in a feasthouse where the wives of the Nahnmwarki and Nahnken sit.
weren nansapw n. automobile, car, vehicle.
weren rais n. a grain of rice.
weren rakied n. pebble, a piece of gravel or crushed coral.
weren serek n. sailing canoe.
weren seremwei n. one who frequently cooks food in an uhmw for the Nahnmwarki or Nahnken.
weren tuhke n. seed.
weren uhk vi. to fish with a net from a canoe or boat.
weren weirin serek n. racing canoe, one that is sailed.
weren wini n. pill, one containing medicine.
weren wusol n. testicle.
werennehu n. prostate gland.
werensei n. racing canoe, one which is paddled.
werer n. sp. of sea cucumber; the inner contents or intestines of the werer.
12/18/2018 2:19:22 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 Possibly Holothuroidea (sea cucumbers). Stichopus variegatus. Found on sandy or silty bottom. From /PCRI/.
werieng vt. to ask for a favor.
wering vt. to shout at, to scream at, to howl at, to yell at, to holler at. wer₂, vi.
Wes Pirsinia, also Pirsinia Palikapi. n. West Virginia. [Eng.]
Wesderin Iuhnion n. Western Union. [Eng.]
wese vt. to cut sugar cane or firewood.
weseiseu vi. to cut or harvest sugar cane. Ken kohla weseiseu. Ken went to cut sugar cane.
weseituwi vi. to collect firewood. I pahn weseituwi. I will collect firewood.
wesik, also wisik. 1. n. burden, load. 2. vi. to be carried.
wesik pwehl, also wisik pwehl. 1. vi. to harvest a new planting of kava, traditionally taken to the Nahnmwarki. 2. n. first harvest of a new planting of kava.
wesiken sou, also wisiken sou. 1. vi. to take food to the head of a clan and to partake in a meal with him. 2. n. the act of wesiken sou.
wesiken soulap, also wisiken soulap. 1. n. food taken to one's mother-in-law. 2. vi. to take food to one's mother-in-law.
wet₁ vi. to turn while in motion; to change direction; to stop along the way.
wet₂ vi. neut. to eat raw (fish). wete, vt.
wete vt. to eat raw (fish). wet₂, vi.
wetih slang. vt. to whip, to spank. weweti, vi.
wetikitik adj. small in diameter, of holes, coconuts, or people; narrow, of an opening or gate.
weweik slang. adj. attractive.
12/18/2018 2:19:54 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 to be pulled' see waik
weweti vi. to be whipped or spanked. wetih, vt.
wia vt. to do; occurs as wie when used with an incorporated object or when it marks durative aspect. E wiemwangas. He made copra. E wie doadoahk. He is working.
wiahda vt. to build, to construct, to make; to create.
wiahla vt. to become, to turn into, to result in.
wiahki vi. to assume. I wiahki me e melahr. I assume that he died.
wiahla vt. to become, to turn into, to result in.
wiakau adj. wasteful; neglected, mistreated, abused. wiakawe, vt.
wiakaula vi. to be wasted; to be neglected, to be mistreated, to be abused. Mwengehn rahn wet kan pahn wiakaula. These foods for today will be wasted. Seri soisoio wiakaula. That once cherished child is now being negected.
wiakawe vt. to waste; to neglect, to mistreat, to abuse (a person). wiakau, adj.
wiawi vi. to occur, to happen; to have sexual intercourse. wia, vt.
wideh, also widene. vi. to wash one's feet.
widei n. fish sp.
widek vi. to be poured; to be spilled. wideki, vt.
wideki vt. to pour; to spill. widek, vi.
widen vt. to wash, of anything except clothing. wideud, vi.
widene, also wideh. vi. to wash feet.
widengi, also wudengi. vi. to brush one's teeth.
widenmell meing. adj. having a tickling effect, arousing. cf. kararan.
wider en pohn mad n. fish sp. a kind of grouper.
wideud vi. to be washed, of anything except clothing. widen, vt.
widing 1. vi. to deceive, to lie₁, to defraud. 2. n. deception, lie₁, fraud. widinge, vt.
widinge vt. to deceive, to lie₁ to, to defraud. widing, vi.
widingek adj. deceitful, fraudulent.
widipe, also udipe. n. footstool.
widir n. fish sp., camouflage grouper, Epinephelus polyphekadion.
widiroah vt. to withdraw, of money from an account. [Eng.]
wie see wia.
wiedip vi. to commit a serious offense.
wiehni 1. n. the game of tag. 2. vi. to play tag.
wiekau adj. abusive, wasteful. wiekawe, vt.
wiekawe vt. to mistreat; to waste. E wiekawe e pwoudo. He mistreated his wife. wiekau, adj.
wielamalam 1. n. meeting, deliberation. 2. vi. to meet, to deliberate.
wiepe n. procedure. Ih wiepe me re kin idawehn. That is the procedure that they followed.
wiepeikid vi. to excuse, to apologize.
wiepen kosonned n. a legal procedure. E daur wiepen kosonned. He's following legal procedure.
wiepen nin limen Koht Biblical. n. creation.
wiepwel n. something that is 'part of the earth' and is dead or no longer active, either literally or figuratively. cf. [meing] iasenpwel.
wiepwella vi. to become 'part of the earth', as when someone or something dies and turns to soil, either literally or figuratively.
wiesent vi. to earn money. Kitail anahne wiesent ansou mwadang. We need to earn some money soon. [sent <Eng. cent]
wiesuwain vi. to make lace that is to be attached to the bottom of a woman's slip for decoration.
wiesuwed 1. vi. to have sexual intercourse. 2. n. sexual intercourse.
wiewia n. behavior, deed. Ahmw wiewia me sohte mwahu. Your behavior is not good.
Wiewia kan Biblical. n. Acts, a book in the Kadehde Kapw (New Testament).
wih₁ n. name of the letter w, the twentieth letter of the Pohnpeian alphabet, used to represent the phoneme /w/, a velar glide.
wih₂ n. tree sp., Barringtonia asiatica, used in making medicines.
wih₃ n. grease, fat.
wihd n. wheat.
wihenmoar, also wihnmoar. n. tree sp., Barringtonia racemosa, used medicinally.
wihk₁ n. week. [Eng.]
wihk₂ n. wick. [Eng.]
wihkdei n. weekday. [Eng.]
wihkend n. weekend. [Eng.]
wihl₁ n. (3sg. wile) penis, of an adult.
wihl₂ n. wheel. [Eng.]
wihn₁ n. (3sg. wine, wune) body hair, feathers, fur, scales.
wihn₂ 1. vi. to win; to profit. 2. n. profit. [Eng.]
wihnmoar, also wihnsed. n. tree sp., Barringtonia asiatica.
wihnsed n. see wihnmoar.
wihwi n. fish sp., a type of unicornfish.
wikid, also wekid. vt. to turn over; to change, as in opinion.
wikpeseng vi. to be different.
wikwikin adj. variable, inconsistent, changeable.
wil n. will₁, the document. [Eng.]
wilepon, also wulopon. n. uncircumcised penis.
wiliali vi. to exchange; to be changed, to be substituted, to be replaced. wilian, vt.
wilian vt. to change, to substitute, to replace, to represent; to be the heir of. wiliali, vi.
wilianter n. bush sp.
wilie n3s. substitute, successor.
wiliepe, also weliepe. n3s. replacement, representative.
wiliependok n. antibiotic.
wilpahro n. wheelbarrow. [Eng.]
winahni, also wunahni. 1. 2. n. spell, magic, incantation.
winahnih, also wunahnih. vt. to cast a spell on. I masak ohlo pwe e kak winahniehdi. I am afraid of that man because he can cast a spell on me.
winakanak adj. wet and matted, of hair.
winan adj. hairy.
winapwehk, also wunapwehk. slang. adj. of bodily coverings, soaking wet.
winaun adj. furry.
winen pahnpwoal meing. n3s. pubic hair. cf. wakar.
winen sendilap n. (3sg. winen sendilepe) hair of the big toe. cf. [meing] likaupenleng.
winen sihpw Biblical. n. wool. [sihpw <Eng. sheep]
wini 1. n. herbal medicine; any potion or article intended to have a medical or magical function. 2. vi. to apply medicine. winie, vt. cf. [meing] sawaidenleng.
wini en dokala n. a medicine used to treat the sting of a stonefish (nehu₁), typically caused by stepping on its spines.
wini en kamandehdo n. medicine to make someone feel safe when he or she is afraid to remain at home because of threatening conditions. Kiheng kene wini en kamandehdo pwe en pwurodo. Provide him/her medicine to feel safe to return.
wini en kamwakel n. a plant used as a medicine to cleanse the body, or wounds, or as a laxative.
wini en ketiket n. anesthetic.
wini en koaloalamwahu n. a medicine used to reduce stress or unhappiness.
wini en loh n. a medicine used to treat someone choking on a fish bone.
wini en luwak n. a medicine used either to cause or to cure jealousy.
wini en nan aumweredi n. a medicine used to treat thrush, a rash that appears in the mouthes of children that prevents them from eating or drinking.
wini en neitik n. a medicine used within four days after the delivery of a baby to cleanse the womb and to prevent medical complications that might result from the delivery.
wini en pohnpei n. traditional medicine, medicine that employs herbs or magic.
wini en pwuksoar n. a kind of magic that will make a dancing group appear oustanding during a performance.
wini en sarwel n. a medicine given to a child made ill by a winahni, to help determine what kind of illness the child has.
wini en silasil n. a medicine used to protect someone from magic, love potions, poisons, etc.
wini en sokolei n. a medicine use to treat soumwahu en sokolei.
wini en waii n. foreign medicine.
wini en widengi n. toothpaste.
winie vt. to medicate; to treat with medicine. wini, vi.
wirenna, also uhr₁, urenna. n. spiny lobster, Panulirus spp.
wisekesek, also wusekesek. adj. wet.
wisik, also wesik. 1. n. burden, load. 2. vi. to be carried.
wisik pwehl, also wesik pwehl. 1. vi. to harvest a new planting of kava, traditionally taken to the Nahnmwarki. 2. n. first harvest of a new planting of kava.
wisiken sou, also wesiken sou. 1. vi. to take food to the head of a clan and to partake in a meal with him. 2. n. the act of wisiken sou.
wisiken soulap, also wesiken soulap. 1. n. food taken to one's mother-in-law. 2. vi. to take food to one's mother-in-law.
wisikilek vi. to run an errand. Pwutaken wisikilek. That boy ran an errand.
Wiskonsin n. Wisconsin. [Eng.]
woahkian adj. bearing much, productive, more than adequate.
woakida vi. to look up to and listen attentively, as of people in a feasthouse.
woakidi vi. to be knocked out.
woakih, also poakih. vt. to whip, to beat, to spank. wowoki, vi.
wohnohn vi. to lie₂ down.
wok, also pok. vi. to be hit with an object; to take one's turn at bat, in baseball.
wokidi 1. n. drop off, precipice, cliff, outer edge of the barrier reef. 2. adj. precipitous, sheer, of a dropoff.
Wone, also Wene. n. a large area in southern Kitti that played an important religous role prior to the introduction of Christianity.
wonla vi. to proceed forward.
wonowei vi. to strive onward.
wonpwong adj. dull, stupid, ignorant.
wonuhmw n. cookhouse that contains an uhmw. cf. [meing] pahdak.
woulap 1. n. the edge of the floor in a feasthouse between the pwoakilloak and the right semenloak. 2. adj. dignified; honorable, of a person or place.
12/18/2018 2:24:11 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 In traditionally constructed nahs, a wooden railing is constructed between pwoakiloak and the right semenloak at the right wing platform to remind people located at either adjacent side that it is restricted to pass objects across. Modify def. to reflect this.
wounken n. the edge of the floor at the right wing of a feasthouse between uhloak and semenloak.
12/18/2018 2:25:33 PM From: KR To: KR. #16 In a traditionally constructed nahs, wooden railing is constructed to remind people an imaginary division between the people on the ground floor and those sitting on the floor adjascent area that there is restrictions to pass any object accross to either side of this division. Modify def. Compare with woulap.
wounkerehlap n. a seating area in a feasthouse located in the foreground of kienwounken.
wounkerehleng n. front platform of a feasthouse.
wounmei n. a door in the rear of a feasthouse used by the Nahnmwarki.
wowoki, also popoki. vi. to be whipped, to be beaten, to be spanked. woakih, vt.
wudengi, also widengi. vt. to brush one's teeth.
wulekens 1. adj. diseased, of a penis. 2. n. diseased penis.
wulopon, also wilepon. n. uncircumcised penis.
wunahni, also winahni. n. spell, magic, incantation.
wunahnih, also winahnih. n. to cast a spell on.
wunapwehk, also winapwehk. slang. adj. of bodily coverings, soaking wet.
wunaun, also winaun. adj. hairy, furry.
wurak, also urak₃. meing. vt. to drink; to accept atonement, as part of a tohmw ceremony. cf. nim.
wusekesek, also wisekesek. adj. wet.
wusoar, also usoar. vi. to apply oil or lotion to one's hair or skin.
wusol, also usol. n. (3sg. wusole) scrotum; baby boy.
wusol en kuloak n. pendulum of a clock.
wusolendong, also usolendong. n. the starchy growth found near decaying dohng trees, formerly exported to Japan where it was used in the manufacture of drugs.
wusolmat₁, also usolmat₁. 1. n. mature male pig; a derogatory term for filariasis. 2. interj. an insult.
wusolmat₂, also usolmat₂, masikisik. n. Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata, considered a noxious weed.
wusolpali, also usolpali. n. a man or pig having only one testicle.