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paaj   (pahaj).   archaic.   Small oven or stove; chief's land for making food.  

paan   (pahan).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Musical band; orchestra.  

paan   (pahan).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  

paan   (pahan).   From Engl.   Cooking pan.  

paane   (pahaney).   archaic.   Feed; give bait.  

Paane paane raj eo. Feed the whale (words from a chant).

paañ   (pahag).   Appear before an audience.  

paarōr   (paharher).   Dial. E, W: kōpaarōr (kepaharher)   archaic.   Illicit sexual intercourse; live licentiously; withdraw from society to follow onẹs own desires.  

pajo   (pahjew).   1, 2, 4, 6(-i).   Prepare hermit crabs for bait.  

Jenaaj ruj in jibbōñ tata im pajo. We'll get up early and squash hermit crabs for bait.

pak   (pak).   6(-i).   Taro residue, used for seedling after the edible portion has been cut off, usually of a mature taro.  

Pak   (pak).   A plant, taro variety (Takeuchi); Cyrtosperm.  

pakij   (pakij).   Also ppakij (ppakij).   1(-i), 2, 3(kōppakij), 4, 3+5(ppakijkij), 6(-i), 8, 6, 11(pakijkij).   Long-winded in diving; able to stay underwater long.  

Eḷap aō pakij jān kwe. I can stay under longer than you.

Kōjro etal in kappakijkij. Let's go see which of the two of us can stay under longer.

Ejjeḷọk ppakijin ḷeeṇ. He sure can stay long under the water.

Ippakij jān kwe. I can hold my breath longer than you.

Kōmālij in ek enaaj kōppakij eok. Eating fish brains will cause you to be able to hold your breath for a long time.

pakij   (pakij).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 5(ppakijkij), 6(-i), 7.   Package; pack; packet; parcel.  

Kwōn pakiji nuknuk kaṇe im eermeeḷi. Put those dresses in a package and airmail them.

pakke   (pakkẹy).   Also pakke (pakkey).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Big gun; cannon.  

pako   (pakew).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, general term for shark.  

pako korak   (pakew qerak).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, shark, Trisenodon obesus.  

pako mej   (pakew mẹj).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, shark grouper, Carcharhinus melanopterus.  

pako tiltil   (pakew tiltil).   A fish, tiger shark, Galeocerdo arcticus.  

pako tọrtọr   (pakew tar°tar°).   A fish, thresher shark, Alopias vulpes.  

pakoon eoon pedped   (pakewen yewen pedped).   A fish, ground shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus.  

paḷ   (paḷ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 5(ppaḷpaḷ), 8.   Furious; angry; eager for revenge; envious; jealous.  

Eḷap an ḷōṃaraṇ paḷe doon. They are both eager for revenge.

Eppaḷpaḷ ḷeeṇ. He's always trying to get revenge.

paḷ   (paḷ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 5(ppaḷpaḷ), 6(-i), 8.   Fishbone stuck in throat.  

Eppaḷpaḷ ḷeeṇ. He's always getting bones stuck in his throat.

paḷ   (paḷ).   A coral which can be used as sandpaper.  

paḷōj   (pahḷej).   Variant form of paḷōt (pahḷet).  

paḷōt   (pahḷet).   Also paḷōt (paḷet), paḷōj (pahḷej).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 5(ppaḷōtḷōt), 6(-i), 7.   Pallet.  

Paḷōji ṃweiuk kaṇe bwe ren ṃukko. Put the merchandise on the pallet so we may winch them up.

pañ   (pag).   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 7.   Prepare to strike; put up fists.  

Ḷeo ej pañ pein in itōn bait. He is putting up his fists to fight.

pañijñij   (pagijgij).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 7, 8, 9.   Tremor or vibration caused by sound of gun or thunder; loud, as of a burst.  

Eḷap an pañijñij ainikien pakke eṇ. The noise of the cannon shook everything.

pao   (pahwew).   1(-i), 7.   Appearance; feature.  

Eṃṃan pao tok in āneo. The islet looks good from here (on a boat).

parij   (parij).   Variant form of bale (balẹy).  

parijet   (pariyjẹt).   1(-i), 6(-i), 7.   Lagoon shore; lagoon beach; seacoast; seashore.  

Lali ek kaṇ parijet. Look at those fish at the shore.

parok   (pareq).   Also ailparok (hayilpareq).   2, 3, 6(-i).   Cumbersome; troublesome; burdensome; very busy.  

Iparok kōn katak lōñlōñ kein aō. I'm very busy with my many assignments.

parōk   (parek).   Faint; overworked.  

Iṃōk im parōk, kwōn jipañ eō. I'm tired and faint, please help me. (from a hymn)

pat   (pat).   1(-i), 5(ppatpate), 6(-i).   Swamp.  

Eppatpate iooj in ānin. There are lots of swamps in the interior of this islet.

pata   (pahtah).   2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 8.   War; campaign.  

Eḷap an kar lōñ mej ilo pata eo kein karuo. Very many died in world war two.

pata   (pahtah).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9, 11(pata)..   Numerous; common.  

Eḷap an pata ṃọle eṇ. Rabbitfish are very common there.

pata   (pahtah).   Useless; good for nothing; in vain; see ba pata.  

Eḷap aṃ rūtto pata. You don't seem to have learned anything with the years.

Kwaar jukuuḷ pata. You went to school for nothing.

pate   (pahtey).   Variant form of pāte (paytey).  

pati   (patiy).   Variant form of pāti (paytiy).  

patōk   (patek).   Transitive form of patpat (patpat).  

patōḷ   (pateḷ).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   Bicycle pedal.  

Ia ṇe kwōj patōḷ ḷọk ñane? Where are you pedaling to?

patpat   (patpat).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr patōk), 4, 7, 1/.   Throw down, as in wrestling; throw on the ground.  

Rūkadek ro raar uñtaak im rōpatōk ḷeo juon. The drunks were wrestling and one threw the other down.

Eḷap an kar patpat ḷeo juon ṇai laḷ. The other one was thrown down hard.

patpat   (patpat).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr patōk(e)), 4, 7, 8.   Wash rice.  

Ewi ledik eo bwe en etal patpat raij? Where is the girl that is supposed to go wash the rice?

  (pay).   1(pei-, pāā-).   Arm; hand; wing; fin.  

pāāk   (payak).   From Engl.   1(-i), 3, 5(ppāākāk), 6(-i).   Bag; burlap sack; pouch.  

pāāk   (payak).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i).   Back up; reverse.  

Imaroñ ke pāāk waj ñan jeṇe? Can I back up to there?

pāāntōre   (payantẹrẹy).   From Engl.   Cupboard; pantry; food cabinet.  

pāāñ   (payag).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Bank, financial; safe; cash box.  

Epeḷḷọk ke pāāñ eṇ? Is the safe open?

Kwōn pāāñi ṃani kā nājū. Put my money in the safe.

pāāñkōḷ   (payagkeḷ).   From Engl.   2, 3, 6(-i), 7.   Bracelet; bangle; wear a bracelet.  

Kwōn pāāñkōḷ tok ñan bade eṇ. Wear a bracelet to the party.

pāāñkōrab   (payagkerab).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 7, 8, 9.   Bankrupt; broke.  

Epāāñkōrab ṃōn wia eo an. His business went bankrupt.

pāār   (payar).   From Engl.   5(ppāārār), 6(-i).   Bear.  

pāāt   (payat).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i), 8.   Ebb tide; stranded high-and-dry.  

Enañin pāāt ke? Is the tide low yet?

Jen kōpāātḷọk. Let's wait for the tide to go out.

Epāāte piiḷ tūreep eo. The field trip ship was stranded high and dry.

pāāt ṃōṇakṇak   (payat ṃeṇakṇak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 6(-i), 8.   Lowest ebb tide.  

Jen ilān eọñōd bwe epāāt ṃōṇakṇak. Let's go fishing because there's an extremely low tide.

pābōḷ   (paybeḷ).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Bevel.  

Kwōn jouj in pileini ekkar ñan pābōḷ e an wūntō e. Please plane it so it can fit the bevel of the window sill.

pād   (pad).   2(inf, tr pādjaake, pādkaake), 4, 7.   Be somewhere; stay; remain; be left; stop, in the sense of stay; attend; exist; presence.  

Kwōn pād wōt. Stay here.

Kwōnaaj pādjake peiṃ ḷọk em eanilen. You'll keep putting off getting your hand fixed until it gets infected.

Ear pādjake jemān aujpitōḷ. He stayed with his father at the hospital.

Iar jeḷā ke epād ilo ruuṃ eo. I knew of his presence in the room.

Kwaar pād ke ilo kwelọk eo? Did you attend the meeting?

pād bajjek   (pad bajjẹk).   Idle; loaf.  

Etke kwōj pād bajjek? Why are you idling?

pād o   (pad wẹw).   Also pāddo (paddẹw).   Off and on.  

Pād o lio in. Shucks, here she comes again.

Ej pāddo wōt. It rains off and on.

pādādijṃaan   (padadijṃahan).   Variant form of pādālijṃaan (padalijṃahan).  

pādāl   (padal).   Also pedāl (pedal).   archaic.   Push up soil, of roots.  

pādālijṃaan   (padalijṃahan).   Also pādādijṃaan (padadijṃahan).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, a grass; refers to both Fimbristylis atollensis St. John and Eleocharis geniculata (L.) R S., both of the Cyperaceae.  

pāddo   (paddẹw).   Variant form of pād o (pad wẹw).  

pādjake   (padjahkey).   Transitive form of pād (pad).  

pādkake   (padkahkey).   Transitive form of pād (pad).  

pāin   (payin).   Transitive form of ppāin (ppayin).  

pāin ni   (payin niy).   6(-i).   Green coconut fronds.  

pāipjek   (payipjẹk).   Variant form of pāpijek (paypijẹk).  

pāj   (paj).   vulgar.   From pājrōk (pajrẹk)|.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Circumcised penis.  

pājeñ   (pajeg).   1(-i), 3, 6(-i).   Breastbone of a fowl.  

pājrōk   (pajrẹk).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, chub or rudder fish, Kyphosus vaigiensis.  

pāl   (pal).   2, 6(-i).   To die, of arrowroot, signaling time for digging the root; arrowroot season.  

Epāl ṃakṃōk kaṇ. The arrowroot are dying.

Kōpooj dunen kōb ko bwe epāl. Prepare the shovels for it's arrowroot digging time.

pāl   (pal).   archaic.   Formant in place names; house; see pelpel.  

pāl   (pal).   From ppālpāl "flutter"   Formant in place names; blow.  

pāl-   (pal-).   1+7, 2+7, 3+7, 7, 7+8.   Leap; jump; soar.  

pāle   (palẹy).   3, 6(-i).   Torch made from dried fronds.  

Kwōnañin bọk ke pāle? Haven't you wrapped a torch yet?

pālee-   (paleye-).   1.   Spouse; wife; husband.  

Pālen wōn kōrā eṇ? Whose wife is she?

pālele   (palẹylẹy).   1, 2(inf, tr pāleek), 3, 4(rippālele), 6(-i), 8.   Marriage; married.  

Ñāāt eṇ erro ar pālele jāne? Since when have they been married?

pāleṃoron   (palẹyṃer°en).   6(-i).   Trusted friend of a chief; member of a clan a chief is especially fond of; favorite of a chief.  

Pāleṃoron ro an irooj eṇ raṇe. They are the chief's bosom friends.

pālep   (palep).   Dial. W, E: wōllaañ (wellahag).   A fish, Moorish idol, Zanclus cornutus.  

pālep   (palep).   Dialectal variant of wōllaañ (wellahag).  

pālle   (palley).   2+5(ppāllele), 3+5.   Westernized; see balle.  

Eppāllele ālkin an rọọltok jān Amedka. He's acting westernized ever since he came from America.

Kwōn jab kōppālleleik eok. Don't pretend to be an American

pālli-   (palli-).   Also pāli-.   1(-i).   Head wreath of; possessive classifier, flowers or wreaths worn on head.  

Ej pālōk kūrawūn eo pāllin. She's wearing her crown.

Pāllin ta ṇe kwōj ḷōōte? What's that lei you're stringing for?

pālmuuj   (palmiwij).   6(-i).   Cloud formation preceding storm.  

pālo   (palew).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 7, 8.   Worn out; tired out; very busy; occupied; engaged; obsessed; weary.  

Eḷap an lio pālo kōn ajri ro nājin. She is worn out from taking care of her children.

pālōk   (palẹk).   Transitive form of pālpel (palpẹl).  

pālpel   (palpẹl).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pālōk), 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Put wreath on onẹs head; wear flowers on head.  

Ej pālōke ut eo pāllin. She's putting on a wreath.

Ej pāliki ut ko pāllin. She's putting flowers on as a wreath.

Ej pālpel (kōn) ut. She has flowers on her head.

pālpilikio   (palpilikiyew).   A fish, parrotfish, Callyodon pulchellus.  

pālu   (paliw).   archaic.   From maṇs name Pālu   V.I.P.; big shot; important person.  

Ḷeeṇ epālu ioon armej ro. He's an important person.

pāḷōt   (payḷet).   Variant form of pọḷot (paḷ°et).  

pānāpnep   (paynapnẹp).   Also penabnōb (peynabnẹb).   1(-i), 2, 4, 8.   Filch; steal; inquisitive, of hands only; kleptomania.  

Ripānāpnep eo ṇe. He has sticky fingers.

pānuk   (paniq).   2(inf, tr -i), 5(ppānuknuk), 7.   Pile up; gather; put clothes away carelessly; jumble; stow.  

Eṃōj pānuk ḷọk jeṇ kōn kwōpej. The trash has been piled up over there.

Raar pānuktok wōt nuknuk kā ṇa ije. Someone just threw these clothes down here.

Ear llu im ppānuknuk ṇabōjḷọk nuknuk. He got angry and threw clothes all over the place.

Pānuk   (paniq).   From pānuk (paniq) |"pile up".   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen; Arno.  

pāp   (pap).   3, 5(pāpe), 6(-i).   Coconut frond; midrib of coconut frond.  

pāpijek   (paypijẹk).   Also pāipjek (payipjẹk).   From (pay) |"hand", pijek (pijẹk) |"defecate".   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8.   Unlovable; revolting person; ill-bred; wretched.  

Epāpijek kōn an nana. He is revolting because of his bad character.

pāpjel ṃae   (papjel ṃahyey).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 7.   Oppose; stop; meet and stop; waylay, accost.  

Kwōn pojak wōt in pāpjel ṃae rūkadek eo ñe enaaj itok. Be ready to stop the drunk if he comes.

Pāpode   (papewdey).   From Engl.   February.  

pārājet   (payrayjet).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 7.   Carry in one hand.  

Kwōn jab pārājete ajri ṇe bwe enaaj wōtlọk. Don't carry that child with one hand or it will fall.

pārokōrāāp   (payrewkerayap).   From Engl.   Paragraph.  

pārokrā   (payreqray).   Variant form of pārorā (payrewray).  

pārorā   (payrewray).   Also pārokrā (payreqray).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 7.   Carry with both hands.  

Kwōn pārorāik bōb ṇe. Carry that pandanus with both hands.

pāte   (paytey).   Also pate (pahtey).   slang.   From pāāt (payat)|.   2, 3.   Caught in the act; be stranded high-and-dry.  

Epāte an ilen kọọt. He was caught stealing.

Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar kōpāte an kọọt. The police caught him stealing.

pāti   (paytiy).   Also pati (patiy).   3, 4+3, 6(-i).   A fish, big-eyed or goggle-eyed scad fish or horse mackerel, Trachurops crumenophthalmus.  

pātōñtōñ   (paytegteg).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Active; vigorous.  

Epātōñtōñ lieṇ. She is active.

pātōre   (paytẹrẹy).   From Engl.   3(inf, tr -ik), 6(-i).   Battery.  

Kōpātōreik teiñki ṇe. Put batteries in that flashlight.

pea   (peyah).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   Pair; couple.  

Jete pea in jodi eo kwaar wiaiki? How many pairs of zories did you buy?

peaut   (peyahwit).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Pay out, nautical; let out a rope to slacken it; let anchor line out to allow for tide change.  

Peauti añkō ṇe. Pay out the rope for the anchor.

peaut   (peyahwit).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 4, 5(ppeautut), 6(-i), 7.   A food, spongy meat of sprouted coconut cooked with arrowroot starch and diluted with water.  

peba   (pẹybah).   From Engl.   5(ppebaba), 6(-i).   Paper; card.  

Eppebaba nabōjān ṃwiin. There is lots of paper (on the ground) outside this house.

peba   (pẹybah).   Also pepa (pepah).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pepper, Capsicum sp..  

peba   (pebah).   Variant form of pepa (pepah).  

ped in pā   (ped yin pay).   Also pedenpā (pedenpay).   6(-i).   Cloud formation predicting a typhoon.  

pedakilkil   (pedakilkil).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(ppedakilkil).   Crumbled; shattered; broken in bits; smithereens.  

Erup bato eo im ppedakilkil. The bottle broke into smithereens.

pedaṃwijiṃwij   (pedaṃijiṃij).   Variant form of pedañwūjñwūj (pedag°ijg°ij).  

pedañōtñōt   (pedagẹtgẹt).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e, pedañōtñūte), 3, 5(ppedañōtñōt), 8, 9.   Flexible; pliable.  

Eḷap an pedañōtñōt būḷāwut ṇe. That plywood is flexible.

pedañwūjñwūj   (pedag°ijg°ij).   Also pedañutñut (pedag°itg°it), pedañotñot (pedag°etg°et), pedaṃwijṃwij (pedaṃijiṃij).   2, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Deafening; resounding.  

Joñan an peran jañin baaṃ eo ekiōk pedañwūjñwūj. The explosion was so loud it was nearly deafening.

pedāp   (pedap).   A fish, large eel; female eel.  

peddejak   (peddeyjak).   Also peddejak (peddejak).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 5(ppeddejake), 8.   Spread abroad; covered with; replete with.  

Eppeddejake ānin kōn mā. This island is covered with breadfruit.

peddejọkwe   (peddejaqey).   Also peddejake (peddejakey).   2.   Smashed; mangled; crushed.  

Ewōtlọk im peddejọkwe ioon laḷ. It fell and got smashed on the ground.

pedej   (pedej).   2, 5(ppedejdej), 6(-i), 7(-ḷọk).   Fall and get squashed; fall flat.  

Epedejḷọk juon mā. A breadfruit fell and got squashed.

Ilo iien rak eo, ear eppedejdej iuṃwin aolep mā. During the summer there was squashed ripe breadfruit under all the breadfruit trees.

pedej   (pedej).   Expression, "chicken!"; "coward!"; "yellow!".  

pedenpā   (pedenpay).   Variant form of ped in pā (ped yin pay).  

pedeọ   (pedeyaw).   Also peleọ (peleyaw).   A fish, Moorish idol (?).  

pedet armej   (pedet harmẹj).   Also perōt armej (peret harmẹj).   1, 2, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Forward; presumptuous; imposing, conceited, inconsiderate.  

Joñan an pedet armej, edeḷọñ im kọkkure kweilọk eo. He's so forward, he went in and broke up the meeting.

Eperōt armej kijak eṇ. That fellow is inconsiderate of everyone.

pedetaij   (peydeytahyij).   From Engl.   Paradise.  

pedkat   (pẹdkat).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 5(ppedkatkat, ppedkate, pedkate), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9, 11(pedkatkōt)..   Mud.  

Eḷap an ppedkate lowaan iaḷ eo. The road is muddy.

pedo   (pedew).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -wan), 3, 5(ppedodo), 7, 8.   Lie on stomach; fall on face; turn over; capsize.  

Eṃṃan wōt babu pedo ippa. I like to sleep on my stomach.

Ettōr em pedo. He ran and fell on his face.

Lale kottōr em pedowan ajri ṇe. If you run with the baby you may fall with it on its face.

Ḷeo iba eppedodo ṇe. This is the man that always falls on his face.

pedobar   (pẹdẹwbar).   Sea slug; Nudibranchs, Onchidium sp.  

Epedobare pedpedin likin ānin. There are plenty of sea-slugs on the ocean-side reef of this island.

pedowan   (pedewwan).   Transitive form of pedo (pedew).  

pedọḷ   (pedaḷ°).   A plant; see pādāl and pādālijṃaan.  

pedped   (pedped).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 5(-e), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Foundation; reef; floor of house; slab; base; basis.  

Emake pedpede likin ānin. This island has quite a reef.

Bwidej ej pedped eo an aolep menin jeraaṃṃan. Land is the basis of all wealth.

peed   (peyed).   Variant form of peet (peyet).  

peejnej   (pẹyẹjnẹj).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Business; to cheat.  

Kwōn jab peejneje armej kōn waj nana kaṇe. Stop cheating people with those poor quality watches.

peek   (peyek).   2(inf, tr -e).   Dominate; own; rule over.  

Eban peek eō. He'll never dominate me.

peek   (peyek).   Transitive form of pepe (peypey).  

peekdu   (peyekdiw).   Also peekdu (pẹyẹkdiw).   3, 6(-i).   A fish.  

peeḷ   (peyeḷ).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Bell.  

peeḷ   (peyeḷ).   Dial. E only; see tape (tapẹy)   vulgar.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 5(ppeeḷeḷ).   Sexual intercourse.  

peen   (peyen).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Pen.  

peenen   (peyenyen).   From peen (peyen).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   Use a pen.  

An wōn ṇe peen kwōj peenen kake? Whose pen are you using?

Jab inepata bwe inaaj kapeenen eok ippa. Don't worry because I'll let you use my pen.

peenjej   (peyenjej).   Also pinjej (pinjej).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Pincers; pliers.  

peeñka   (peyegkah).   From Engl. banker.   1, 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i).   A card game.  

Rej peeñka. They are playing banker.

Inaaj kapeeñkaik eok. I'll take you to a banker game.

peet   (pẹyẹt).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   To survey; oversee; search in a large area.  

Rej ilān peet im kappukottok bao eo jibwin. They're off to search for his pet bird.

peet   (peyet).   Also peed (peyed).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Bed.  

peij   (pẹyij).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Page.  

Jete peij in bok ṇe aṃ? How many pages in that book of yours?

peij   (pẹyij).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -i), 4, 7, 8, 9.   Bass.  

Ejjeḷam peijin. He has a very deep voice.

peikan   (pẹyikan).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -e), 4, 8, 9.   Pagan; heathen.  

peinabōḷ   (pẹyinahbeḷ).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   Pineapple.  

pej   (pẹj).   3, 6(pijin).   Discarded pandanus key; dry key of pandanus fruit.  

pej   (pẹj).   1, 6(pijin).   Placenta.  

Ekaamijak pej eṇ pijin lieṇ. She has a malignant placenta.

pej   (pẹj).   Variant form of pij (pij).  

pejaju   (pejahjiw).   2(inf, tr -uk), 4, 6(-i).   Pound; beat; spank; thrash; clobber.  

Jemān ear pejajuuk kōn an kar jako boñ. Her father spanked her for going out last night.

Rōpejajuuk kumi eo an. His team got clobbered at the games.

pejao   (pejahwew).   2, 4(rippejao), 6(-i).   Method of casting lots; a shell, clam.  

peje   (pẹjẹy).   Also epje (yẹpjẹy).   Formant in place names; capital; meeting place.  

pejin   (pẹyjin).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -i), 6(-i).   Basin.  

Kwōn pejini dān ṇe. Catch the water in the basin.

pejlọk   (pẹjlaq).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(ppejlọklọk), 7.   Go through; pierce; penetrate.  

Elel ek eo im pejlọk. The fish was hit with the spear and pierced through.

Ek rot eo eppejlọklọk ṇe. This (kind of) fish is easy to pierce.

pejmām   (pẹjmam).   1, 2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   Spit out something.  

Ñe kwōj ṃōñā tọ kwōj aikuj pejmām. When you chew sugar cane you have to spit out the fibers.

pejpej   (pẹjpẹj).   Also pijpij (pijpij).   3, 8, 9, 11(pejpej).   Shallow; superficial.  

Eḷap an pejpej iarin ānin. The lagoon beach of this island is very shallow.

Epejpej jeḷā eṇ an. His knowledge is superficial.

pejpetok   (pẹjpeyteq).   idiom.   6(-i).   A drifter; immigrant.  

Ebooḷ ānin kōn pejpetok. There are a lot of drifters on this island.

pejwak   (pẹjwak).   3, 6(-i).   A bird, brown noddy, Anous stolidus.  

pek   (pek).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 5(-e), 7, 8.   Semen; sperm.  

pek   (pẹk).   Formant in place names; place.  

peka   (peykah).   Dial. E, W: wekañ (wẹykag)   6(-i, -a).   Scraper for pandanus with three wooden legs and bowl set beneath; tripod for juicing pandanus.  

Ewi peka eo bwe jen kilọki bōb kā? Go find the pandanus scraper so that we can extract the juice from these pandanus.

pekab   (pẹykab).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   Pick-up truck.  

Jenaaj pekabi ḷọk ñāāt ṃweiuk kā? When will we deliver the merchandise with the pick-up?

pektaan   (pektahan).   1, 2, 6(-i), 8, 9, 11(pektaan, pektaanan).   Habitually defecate on ground.  

Epektaan ḷeeṇ. He's always defecating in odd places.

pel   (pẹl).   A fish, boxfish, Ostracion sebae; a fish, trunkfish, Ostracion tuberculatus.  

pelaḷ   (peylaḷ).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Sink.  

Kwōn kōpelaḷḷọk dekā ṇe. Sink that stone to the bottom of the sea.

peleọ   (peleyaw).   Variant form of pedeọ (pedeyaw).  

peljo   (peljew).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -uk), 7.   Mix in; be indistinguishable; blend in; integrated; assimilated; merged; mingle.  

Kwōn peljoḷọk ippāer wōj. Go mix in with all of them.

Eḷak to an pād Awai, epeljo ippān riBoodke raṇ. After living a while in Hawaii he could pass for a Portuguese.

Epeljo ek ko koṇa ippān ko koṇan. My catch got mixed in with his.

peloñloñ   (peleg°leg°).   Variant form of piliñliñ (piliglig).  

pelọk   (peylaq).   1(-i), 2, 5(ppelọklọk), 6(-i).   Get something in onẹs eye.  

Epelọk meja. There's something in my eye.

pelọk   (peylaq).   idiom.   1(-i), 2, 3.   Be ashamed; embarrassed; lose face.  

Ipelọk kōn an kar jab kūr eō. I was embarrassed when he did not call my name.

pelōñ   (pẹylẹg).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Float upwards to the surface of the water.  

Ta ṇe ej pelōñtak? What is that floating to the surface?

pelpel   (pẹlpẹl).   Also archaic.   Small house on canoe; see pāl.  

pelpel   (pẹlpẹl).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Fishing method, using coconut leaf chain as scarer on dark nights.  

Koṃ ar pelpeli ia ek kein? Where did you use the scarer and catch these fish?

peḷ   (peḷ).   Coral; found on reef near lagoon beach and secondary lagoons.  

peḷaak   (peḷahak).   1(-i), 2, 6(-i), 1+7.   Area; surrounding; around; vicinity; neighborhood.  

Eṃṃan peḷaakin ānin. This island is in a beautiful area.

peḷaak   (peḷahak).   3, 7+3.   Move a crowd; gather in a certain spot; congregate.  

Kwōn kōpeḷaak jar kaṇe wōj ṇa ijeko jikiier. Have all those groups assemble at their respective places.

peḷaak   (peḷahak).   Pass by, of clouds and rain.  

Epeḷaak kōdọ eo. The cloud passed by.

peḷaj   (peḷaj).   From Engl.   2, 3, 5(ppeḷajḷaj), 6(-i).   A flush in poker.  

Eitok juon taiṃoṇ em kōpeḷaje. He drew a diamond which gave him flushes.

Eppeḷajḷaj. He's always getting flushes.

peḷak   (peḷak).   6(-i).   A temporary shed; hut; lean-to; shack; shanty; cook shack.  

Iṃōn wōn peḷak e? Whose shack is this?

peḷan   (peḷan).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 8, 9.   Balance.  

Epeḷan ke ṃuri eo aṃ? Did you get your debt squared away?

peḷḷọk   (peḷḷaq).   2, 3, 5(ppeḷḷọkḷọk), 7.   Open; blown; temporary; ajar.  

Epeḷḷọk kōjām eo. The door is open.

Eppeḷḷọkḷọk kōjām eṇ. That door is always open.

Epeḷḷọk kōdọ eo. The cloud is blown away.

Ripeḷḷọk kōm. We're not going to stay long.

peḷo   (peḷew).   From Engl. fellow.   6(-i).   Peer; contemporary; one of the same or nearly the same age as another.  

Kwōn pukot juon peḷo ṇe aṃ. Pick on your peer.

peḷo   (peḷew).   A plant, a tree; to be found on Mājrwirōk islet on Jaluit.  

peḷọk   (peyḷaq).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 7.   Drift away; lose direction; miss destination.  

Epeḷọk wa eo. The canoe is drifting away. The ship missed the island. The ship lost its direction.

peḷọk   (peyḷaq).   2, 6(-i), 7.   Fishing method, using a canoe and drifting with the wind and current in a lagoon, line fishing.  

Jeirro uweo ej peḷọk i ar. Our brother is drifting and fishing on his canoe over yonder.

peḷọñ   (peḷag°).   Build attachments onto a canoe.  

Rej jino peḷọñe wa eṇ. They are beginning to put the other parts on the canoe.

pen   (pẹn).   1(-i), 2, 3, 8, 9, 11(penpen).   Solid; firm; strong; difficult; hard; strict; severe; stout; tough; rigid.  

Eḷap an pen teej eo. The test was very hard.

pen   (pẹn).   Encourage.  

pen   (pẹn).   5(penpen), 6(-i).   Grated coconut.  

pen būruo-   (pẹn biriwe-).   idiom.   From pen (pẹn) |"hard", bōro (bẹrẹw) |"throat, heart".   2+1, 3+1, 8.   Stronghearted; determined; brave; stouthearted; intrepid; fearless.  

Epen būruon wōt eṇ ṃṃaan. He's such a fearless fellow.

pen in deo   (pẹn yin dẹyew).   At the same level; continue; keep on.  

Iṃōk in ba en jab jañ ak pen in deo an jañ. She kept crying despite my plea for her to stop.

Jekdọọn ñe rōṃane ak pen in deo an kakkōt. Even though they beat him up, he kept trying.

penabnōb   (peynabnẹb).   Variant form of pānāpnep (paynapnẹp).  

penawiia   (pẹnhawiyyah).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Stupid; slow to learn (see penawiie (pẹnhawiyyẹy)).  

penawiie   (pẹnhawiyyẹy).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Smart; quick to learn (see penawiia (pẹnhawiyyah)).  

penā   (penay).   Also pene (peney).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 8.   Collapse; get smashed in; be dented.  

Ewōtlọk tibat eo im penā. The tea kettle fell and got dented.

penejeḷōn   (peneyjeḷẹn).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Penicillin.  

peniñeañ   (peynigyag).   Also peniña- (peynigah-).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Drift northward.  

penja-   (pẹnja-).   1, 6.   Stopper; protector.  

Men eo penjān kaajliiñ eṇ ṇe. That is the stopper for that (gasoline) drum.

penjak   (pẹnjak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7, 8.   Covered; out of sight; something in onẹs way or place; perfective form of pinej (pinẹj).  

Epenjak mejān ainbat eo. The top of the cooking pot is covered.

penkō   (penkeh).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   Vinegar.  

penkwe   (pẹnqẹy).   From pen (pẹn) |"grated coconut", kweet (qẹyẹt) |"octopus".   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik(i)), 4, 5(ppenkwekwe), 6(-i), 7.   A food, octopus smothered in grated coconut.  

Penkweiki kweet ṇe kijerro. Smother our octopus in grated coconut.

penḷwūj   (penḷij).   From penpen "tap", ḷwūj "mallet".   Pound with a mallet or hammer.  

penpen   (pẹnpẹn).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pinik), 3, 4, 8.   Add sand or grated coconut.  

Rej penpen raij. They are adding grated coconut to rice(balls).

penpen   (penpen).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pine), 4, 5(ppenpene), 7, 8.   Beat upon; tap on.  

Ripenpen aje eo ṇe. That's the drummer.

Kwōn pine kapin ainbat ṇe. Tap on the bottom of that cauldron.

Kwōn ppenpene kapin ainbat ṇe. Keep banging on that kettle (held upside down--to make clean).

peñak   (pegak).   archaic.   Bay.  

peñpeñ   (pegpeg).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11(peñpeñ).   Strong; vigorous; muscular; husky, and usually quite tall.  

Eḷap an peñpeñ rūbait eṇ. That fighter is muscular.

peo   (peyew).   Torn; ripped; perfective form of peoeo (peyewyew).  

peoeo   (peyewyew).   Dial. E, W: kekeel (keykeyel).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr peọọt(e), potake), 3, 4, 5(ppeọeọọte), 7, 8, 10(potak, peo).   Tear; rend; rip.  

Ḷōṃaro rej peoeo nuknuk. The fellows tore clothes.

Rej peọọt nuknuk ko. They tore the clothes.

peọọb   (pẹyawab).   From Engl. pay off.   Pay; refund.  

peọọt   (peyawat).   Transitive form of peoeo (peyewyew).  

pep-   See pp-.  

pepa   (pepah).   Also peba (pebah).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -ik(i)), 3, 4, 6(-i).   Pepper.  

pepa-   (ppa-).   Dial. E only   Dialectal variant of ippa-.  

pepe   (peypey).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr peek), 3, 4, 7.   Council; bargain; authority; decide; plan; confer; negotiate; deal.  

Enañin or ke pepe eṇ etōprak? Has a decision been reached?

Ta eṇ rej peke? What are they conferring about?

pepe riab   (peypey riyab).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   False promise.  

Eṃōj aṃ kōṇaan pepe riab. You've made your last false promise.

peptaij   (peptahyij).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Baptize.  

Bata eṇ ear peptaiji ajri e. That priest baptized this child.

per   (pẹr).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(perpere).   Small sprouted coconut; tumor; swelling; wen; see bōḷoñar.  

Eperpere waini kā. These copra nuts have lots of spongy growths inside (as a result of beginning to sprout).

perak   (perak).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, scavenger, Lethrinus kallopterus.  

perakrōk   (peyrakrẹk).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 11(perakrōk).   Bow-legged; spread eagle; straddle.  

peran   (peran).   Brave; courageous; bold; daring; heroic; undaunted; valiant; fearless.  

Ḷeeṇ ej juon armej eperan. He is a brave fellow.

peran   (peran).   3, 7, 8, 9, 11(peranrōn).   Loud; boisterous; noisy.  

Eḷap an peran ainikien bu eo. The noise of the gun is loud.

perañ   (perag).   Stalk inside bunch of bananas or breadfruit; last part; basket in which chiefs store left-overs; person entitled to "throw it away" considered lucky.  

Wūnōk i jabōn perañ. Food stored at the edge of the special basket.

perar   (perar).   Put something over a fire.  

pere   (peyrey).   From Engl. beriberi.   2, 6(-i).   Beriberi.  

pere   (perey).   Transitive form of perper (perper).  

perōkeañ   (peyrẹkyag).   Also perōña- (peyrẹgah-).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Drift southward.  

perōt armej   (peret harmẹj).   Variant form of pedet armej (pedet harmẹj).  

perper   (perper).   Also porpor (per°per°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pere), 3(reflex only), 4, 5(pperpere), 8, 9, 11(perper)..   Doubt; underestimate; pessimistic; balking.  

Kwōn jab pere wa eṇ kōn an dik. Don't underestimate that canoe because of its size.

Kwōn jab pperpere wa eṇ. Don't always underestimate the ability of that canoe (to get us there).

Kwōn jab kaperpere eok bwe kwōj naaj etal wōt. Stop balking because you're destined to go.

Kwōn jab pere bwe juon eṇ ṃṃaan. Do not doubt him for he is also a man.

peru   (pẹyriw).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -uk), 4, 5(pperuru), 6(-i), 8.   A food, pandanus pulp and juice mixed with grated coconut and coconut oil (and optionally with arrowroot starch), wrapped in breadfruit leaves and boiled or baked.  

Epperuru nuknuk ṇe aṃ. Your clothes are covered with peru food.

peru   (peyriw).   vulgar slang.   1, 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 5(pperuru), 7.   Sexual intercourse.  

pet   (pẹt).   1(pitō-), 6(-i).   Pillow; head; eastern side of a house; the side where people lay their heads while sleeping.  

Jab etetal ijin bwe lọpet. Don't walk here because it's the eastern side of the house.

pet   (pẹt).   6(-i).   A bit, as used on boats.  

Lukwōj emjak ṇe ilo pet ṇe. Tie the anchor on the bit there.

pet   (pet).   From Engl. bid.   1, 2, 4, 6(-i).   Bid.  

pet   (pet).   1, 2, 3, 5(ppetpet), 6(-i).   Foul, in games.  

Epet ilo rawūn eo kein kajuon. He fouled in the first round.

Eḷorak neen em kapete. His foot got caught and caused him to foul.

Ekadik ppetpet an kkure. He fouls often when playing.

pet pā   (pet pay).   1, 2, 3, 8, 9.   Warmed up, in games.  

Epet pein. He's warmed up.

Kwōn kōmmālmel im kapet peiṃ. Practice and warm up for a while.

Epetḷọk peimi jān ṃokta. You're getting warmed up. You're getting better than before.

peta   (peytah).   From Engl. bettor.   2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Bet; raise a bet.  

Ear petaik eō. He raised my bet.

peta   (petah).   archaic.   From pat "swamp".   Small valley or depression.  

peta-   (peytah).   See petak (peytak).  

Petaaktak   (petahaktak).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, breadfruit variety; seedless variety of Artocarpus incisus (Thunb.) linn.; the breadfruit tree.  

petak   (peytak).   Also peta- (peytah-).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Drift eastward.  

petkōj   (pẹtkẹj).   Also būreej (bireyej).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   Biscuit; cracker.  

peto   (pẹytẹw).   Dial. W, E: pieto (piyẹtẹw)   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Drift westward.  

Wa eo eṇ epetoḷọk. That canoe is drifting westward.

peto   (pẹytẹw).   Leeway.  

peto-petak   (pẹytẹw-peytak).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5.   Drift about the sea.  

petōk   (petek).   6(-a).   Fish's stomach.  

petpet   (pẹtpẹt).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pitōk), 3, 7.   Use a pillow.  

pi   (piy).   From Engl.   Bee.  

pia   (piyah).   Also piaea (piyahyah), bwiaea (biyahyah).   6(-i).   Fish roe.  

pia   (piyah).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Beer.  

piaea   (piyahyah).   Variant form of bwiaea (biyahyah), pia (piyah).  

piano   (piyahnew).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 8.   Piano; play piano.  

piāpe   (piyapẹy).   3, 5(ppiāpepe), 6(-i).   Sea slug; sea cucumber, Holothuroidea, Thelonia or Actinopyga; large, brown; found in water one fathom or more in depth at low tide.  

Jen ilān kapiāpe. Let's go gather sea slugs.

piba   (piybah).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8.   Fever; feverish; ague.  

pid   (pid).   vulgar.   6(-i).   Posterior; butt; ass; buttocks; rump.  

Raar wā-pidi ajri eo. They gave the child an injection in the buttocks.

pidiiet   (pidiyyet).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -e).   Period.  

piditte   (pidittey).   Also pidikke (pidikkey).   From Japn.   2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Come in last in a race.  

Enāj kar wiin ak wōjḷā eo an ekapidikkeiki. He would have won if his sail hadn't been torn, thus making him bring up the rear

Ekar piditte wa eo waan ilo iāekwōj eo. His canoe was the last in the race

pidodo   (pidẹwdẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3, 8, 9, 11(pidodo)..   Soft; tender; easy; frail; limber; simple; brittle; fragile; breakable.  

Kwōn ṃōñā ṃōñā pidodo ñe emetak ñiiṃ. Eat soft food if you have a toothache.

Epidodo teej eo. The test was easy.

pidtoto   (pidtẹwtẹw).   Also ppidtoto (ppidtẹwtẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 5(ppiditoto), 7, 8, 9, 11(pidtoto)..   Loose, of clothing or rope; flabby, of skin; sag; shabby; baggy.  

Epidtoto nuknuk ṇe aṃ. Your clothing fits you loosely.

pieo   (piyew).   Also pio.   archaic.   6(pien).   Formant in place names; place for making medicine.  

piepe   (piyẹpẹy).   Variant form of ppe.  

pieto   (piyẹtẹw).   Dialectal variant of peto.  

piik   (piyik).   From Engl.   3(kappiikik), 5(ppiikik), 6(-i).   Pig; hog; pork.  

Eḷap an ppiikik ānin. There are lots of pigs on this islet.

piiḷ   (piyiḷ).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -i), 6(-i).   Bill.  

Kwōn kab piiḷi eō kōn ṃweiuk kā ij kaduoji. Bill me later for the goods I'm taking out.

piiḷ tūrep   (piyiḷ tiryep).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 7.   Field trip; field trip ship.  

Kwōj piiḷ tūrep ḷọk ñan ia? Where are you making a field trip to?

piin   (piyin).   From Engl.   5(ppiinin), 6(-i).   Beans.  

piin   (piyin).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 6(-i).   Safety pin; oarlock; bobby pin.  

Ewi piinin oru eo. Where's the oarlock?

piinin   (piyinyin).   From piin (piyin)|.   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -i), 6(-i), 7.   Wear a pin; use an oarlock.  

Kwōj piinin ḷọk ñan ia? Where are you going with that pin?

Kwōn ja kapiinini ippān ṃokta. Let her use your pins for the time being.

piiñ   (piyig).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 5(ppiiñiñ), 6(-i), 8, 9, 11(piiñ, ppiiñiñ)..   Pink.  

Eppiiñiñ pija ṇe. That picture has lots of pink in it.

piit   (piyit).   From Engl. beat.   1(-i).   Rhythm; beat.  

pij   (pij).   Also pej (pẹj).   From Engl. pitch.   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Tar; airfield.  

pij in kwiir   (pij yin qiyir).   From pej (pẹj) |"discarded pandanus keys".   6(-i).   Toilet paper.  

pija   (pijah).   1(-a, -i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 6(-a, -i), 7, 8.   Picture; camera; draw a picture; design; photo; portrait.  

pija ṃakūtkūt   (pijah ṃakitkit).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 7.   Moving picture; movie.  

pijek   (pijẹk).   vulgar..   1(ppijekjeki-), 2(inf, tr pekat(e)), 3, 4, 5(ppijekjek), 6(-i), 7.   Defecate.  

Niñniñ eo epekate kaḷ eo an. The baby soiled its diaper.

Ñe korap epekat bōraṃ, kwōnaaj jeraaṃṃan. If a lizard defecates on your head, you will have good luck.

pijin   (pijin).   Construct form of pej (pẹj).  

pijin   (pijin).   From Engl.   1(-i), 2, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Pidgin.  

Iar roñjake an pijin ippān ripālle eo. I heard him speaking broken English to that American.

pijja   (pijjah).   From Engl.   Pitcher; container for liquids.  

Tteiñ tok ṃōk liṃō dān ilo pijja ṇe. Would you give me a drink of water from the pitcher?

pijja   (pijjah).   From Engl.   Baseball pitcher.  

Wōn naaj pijja ñan kōj? Who'll be our pitcher?

pijḷeḷe   (pijḷẹyḷẹy).   Also pijḷōḷō (pijḷẹhḷẹh), jipḷeḷe (jipḷẹyḷẹy).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 7.   Squat; sit on onẹs haunches.  

Kwōj jab ṃōk in pijḷōḷō ke? Aren't you tired of squatting?

Kwōn pijḷeḷe bwe ettoon jeṇe. Squat because that place is dirty.

pijḷōḷō   (pijḷẹhḷẹh).   Variant form of pijḷeḷe (pijḷẹyḷẹy).  

pijpij   (pijpij).   Variant form of pejpej (pẹjpẹj).  

pijtoñ   (pijteg°).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Piston.  

pik   (pik).   6(pikōn, pike, pikin).   Plane surface; layer; stratum.  

Eṃṃan pikōn. It (the ground) has a smooth surface.

pik   (pik).   From pikpik "flapping of wings".   Formant in place names; to fly.  

pikin   (pikin).   Also pikōn (piken), pike (pikey).   6(-i).   Flat, of land only; construct form of pik.  

Eṃṃan pikin āneo. That island is nice and flat.

piklọk   (piklaq).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Fly off.  

Epiklọk bao eo. The bird flew away.

pikmeto   (pikmetew).   2, 3, 6(-i), 7.   Fly off towards the sea.  

Eḷak pikmetoḷọk bao ko, jeban lo lọjet. When the birds flew out to sea, they blocked our view of it.

piknik   (piknik).   From Engl.   2, 3, 4, 5(ppikniknik), 6, 7.   Picnic.  

Iar kapikniki ajri ro jatū. I took my brothers and sisters on a picnic.

Eppikniknik baaṃle eṇ. That family is always having picnics.

Kōm ar piknikḷọk ñan Ḷora. We went on a picnic to Laura.

pikōḷ   (pikeḷ).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Pickle.  

Lale kwaar joḷọk pikōḷ ṇe. Don't throw away the pickle.

pikōt   (pikẹt).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Coward; one who flees from battle; afraid to.  

Āin kwe wōt ejjab ṃṃaan kōn aṃ pikōt. You are too cowardly to be a man.

pikpik   (pikpik).   1(-i), 6(-i).   Propeller of plane or ship; flap; flutter, as of wings.  

pikpikūr   (pikpikir).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 3, 4, 5(ppikpikūri, pikpikūri), 7.   Shake out; shake off.  

Kwōn ppikpikūri jaki ṇe. Shake out that mat.

pikūr   (pikir).   2(inf, tr -i), 7.   Brush off.  

Kwōn pikūri ṃōttan raij ṇe. Brush off that piece of rice.

Kwōmaroñ ke pikūri ḷọk meṇọkṇọk ṇe ñan nabōj? Can you brush out that piece of dirt?

pil   (pil).   2(inf, tr pillit), 5(ppilpil, pilillil), 5+7.   Drop of liquid; dribble; trickle.  

Kaidaak ajri ṇe ḷalem pil in wūnokwan pokpok. Give that child five drops of cough medicine.

Ia in ej ppilpil tok? Where are those drops coming from?

Dān eo ej pil jidik jān bakōj ṇe. The water is leaking from that bucket.

pilawā   (pilahway).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 5(pilawāwā), 6(-i).   Flour; bread; dough.  

Eppilawāwā tebōḷ ṇe. There is flour all over that table there.

pilawā mat   (pilahway mat).   3, 6(-i).   Bread.  

pile   (pilẹy).   From Engl. play.   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   Play cards for stakes; play poker; gamble.  

pile   (piley).   Also pile (pilẹy).   2(inf, tr -ik), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Parry; ward off using Marshallese hand-to-hand combat defense techniques.  

pileij   (pilẹyij).   Also pileej (pileyej).   From Engl.   6(-i).   Plate.  

pilein   (pilẹyin).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Carpenter's plane.  

Ta ṇe kwōj pileini? What are you planing?

pilej   (pilyej).   Variant form of pileij (pilẹyij).  

Pilele   (pileyley).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, pandanus cultigen (Takeuchi).  

pilerab   (pilẹyrab).   From Engl. flare up.   Blowtorch; Coleman lantern.  

Imaroñ ke kōjerbal pilerab eo wōjaṃ? May I borrow your blowtorch?

piliet   (piliyet).   From Engl.   2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 7.   Billiards; pool.  

Jab kapiliete ñak ṇe. Don't let that novice play billiards.

piliṃ   (piliṃ).   Also jāljel.   From Engl.   Film.  

Eor ke aṃ piliṃ kaḷar? Do you have a color film?

piliñliñ   (piliglig).   Also peloñloñ (peleg°leg°).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(ppiliñliñ), 7, 8.   Bleeding; drop; dripping.  

Epiliñliñ ḷọk neen ḷadik ṇe. That boy's leg keeps on bleeding.

pillit   (pillit).   Transitive form of pil (pil).  

pilo   (pilẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 7.   Blind; trachoma; inflamed eye; not see well.  

Ipilo. I am blind.

piḷōḷ   (piḷeḷ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 8.   Bald.  

pinana   (pinahnah).   From Engl.   3, 6(-i).   A plant, a general term for banana; (see also keeprañ (keyeprag)).  

pine   (piney).   Transitive form of penpen (penpen).  

pinej   (pinẹj).   2(inf, tr -(e)), 4, 6(-i), 7, 10(penjak).   Hide; obstruct; cover; conceal; to block.  

Kwōn jab pinej meja. Don't block my view.

Ear pinej ṃaanū. He obstructed my view.

Epenjak wa eo. The boat is out of sight.

pinej jenkwa-   (pinej jẹnqa-).   1, 2+1, 4+1.   Represent; replace; succeed; literally "cover the footsteps"; supersede; substitute for.  

Kwōn ja pinej jenkwa ilo kweilọk in. Please take my place in this meeting.

pinid   (pinyid).   3, 6(-i).   Foreign beads.  

pinik   (pinik).   2(inf, tr -i), 4, 6(-i), 7.   To throw grated coconut or sand at someone or something; transitive form of penpen (pẹnpẹn).  

Ej jādetok wōt ak rōpiniki. As he appeared they threw sand at him.

Piniki boboon raij kaṇe. Put some grated coconut on the rice balls.

piniktak   (piniktak).   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Chant and urge someone on by beating on a drum.  

Raar piniktake rūttariṇae ro bwe ren peran. They chanted to the warriors to make them brave.

pinitto   (pinittẹw).   Variant form of pinnitto (pinnittew).  

pinjej   (pinjej).   Variant form of peenjej (peyenjej).  

pinjeḷ   (pinjeḷ).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -e), 3, 6(-i).   Pencil.  

pinju   (pinjiw).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -uk), 4, 6(-i), 7.   Collect coconuts and husk them before making copra; gather many husked copra nuts.  

Iar pinjuuk tok waini eo aō. I gathered lots of my copra nuts here.

Jemān pinju bwe jen kab kōṃṃan mālle. Let's husk before cutting copra so we can also make charcoal.

pinmuur   (pinmiwir).   4.   Redeem; ransom.  

pinneep   (pinneyep).   Also pinniep (pinniyep).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(ppinneepep), 6(-i).   Coconut oil.  

Eppinneepep nuknuk ṇe aṃ. Your clothes are covered with coconut oil.

pinniep   (pinniyep).   Variant form of pinneep (pinneyep).  

pinnik   (pinnik).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -i), 4.   Urge on by cheers or other means; to cheer on.  

Koṃwin pinniki kumi eṇ ad bwe ren kkōḷoḷo im wiin. You must cheer our team so they can be enthused toward winning.

pinnitto   (pinnittew).   Also pinitto (pinittẹw).   2(inf, tr -iki), 4, 6(-i), 7.   To struggle for; strive toward.  

Ear pinittoiki juon an tiikri im tōprak. He struggled for a degree and got one.

pinōt   (piynet).   From Engl.   3, 5(ppinōtnōt), 6(-i).   Peanut.  

piñpiñ   (pigpig).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, tree, Hernandia nymphaeifolia (Presl) Kubitzki (Hernandiaceae);. A large, handsome, cordate-leaved tree with yellow inflated fruits. (see Lọpiñpiñ (lawpigpig)).  

piolōt   (piyewlet).   From Engl.   2(inf, tr -e), 3(inf, tr -e)), 5(ppiolōtlōt), 6(-i), 8, 9, 11(piolōt, ppiolōtlōt)..   Violet.  

Wōn iaami ear kapiolōte ijeṇe? Which one of you spilled the violet paint there?

Eṃṃan an ppiolōtlōt nuknuk ṇe. The violetness of that dress is pleasing.

piọ   (piyaw).   Also ṃōleọ (ṃeleyaw).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf kappiọeo, tr -uk), 5(ppiọeo), 8, 11(piọeo).   Chilly; fever and chills; cold.  

Eḷap aō piọ kōn kōto in. I am chilly because of this wind.

Eḷap an kappiọeo kōto in. This wind makes one chilly.

Jōōt e aō etutu ekapiọuk eō. This wet shirt of mine makes me chilly.

Eḷap aō ppiọeo. I chill easily.

pip-   See pp-.  

pipi   (piypiy).   archaic.   Nap.  

Ej pipi ijeṇ iuṃwin jidik iien. He's taking a short nap there.

pipi   (piypiy).   vulgar.   6(-i).   Vagina.  

pir   (pir).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(ppirpir), 7.   Slip down out of position, of things.  

Epir kaḷ eo an ajri eo. The baby's diapers are slipping off.

Jidik wōt an pir dān eo jān mejān aebōj eo. The water is down just a little from the top of the cistern.

Eppirpir kaḷ eo an ajri eṇ. That baby's diapers keep slipping down.

pir   (pir).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, red spot tang, Acanthurus achilles.  

pirañrañ   (piragrag).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9.   Criss-cross; jagged; unkempt; fuzzy-haired; stems of coconut tree that nuts are attached to.  

Etke kwaar jab kuuṃwi bōraṃ ke epirañrañ? Why didn't you comb your hair, for it looks a mess?

piro   (pirew).   Dial. E, W: bo (bew).   Twins; double; grown together; joined; two pandanus keys joined together.  

Piro ledik raṇ. Those girls are twins.

Āne kaṇ repiro ippān doon. Those islets are joined together.

pirōk   (pirẹk).   From Japn. (from Engl.)   2(inf, tr -e), 4, 6(-i).   Concrete block; brick.  

Inaaj pirōke ṃweeṇ iṃō. I'll build my house using cement blocks.

pirōke   (pirẹkẹy).   Transitive form of pirōkrōk (pirẹkrẹk).  

pirōkrōk   (pirẹkrẹk).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pirōke), 5(ppirōkrōk), 7, 8, 11(pirōkrōk, ppirōkrōk)..   Braid, of hair; braid a handle of a basket; plait.  

Eṃṃan pirōkrōk eṇ an lieṇ. Her braids are nice.

pirūrrūr   (pirirrir).   1(-i), 2, 3.   Method of climbing down; slip down a tree or pole.  

Kwōn pirūrrūr laḷtak. Slip down (the tree).

pit   (pit).   Shrink; to dry and become seasoned, of lumber, as in canoe building.  

Epit wōjke eo. The tree is cured.

pit   (pit).   2(inf, tr piti).   Twist sennit; make leis.  

Kwōn pit ut ṇe. Please make the lei.

Kwōn piti kkwaḷ ṇe. Please twist that sennit.

Pit   (pit).   4.   Gilbertese; clan name.  

piteto   (piteytew).   3, 6(-i).   A plant, sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas.  

piteto   (piteytew).   From Engl.   3, 4+3, 6(-i).   Potato.  

Kōjro ilān kapiteto. Let's go shop for some potatoes.

piti   (pitiy).   Transitive form of pitpit.  

pitōk   (pitek).   Transitive form of petpet (pẹtpẹt).  

pitōro   (piyterew).   Dialectal variant of makillō (makilleh).  

pitpit   (pitpit).   Also kkapit (kkapit).   1, 2, 3(inf, tr piti), 4, 5(ppitpit), 6(-i).   Rub with oil as medical treatment; massage; osteopathy.  

Ālikin aō wōtlọk, iar pitpit. After I fell I got a good rub-down.

Jab kōtḷọk an jabdewōt piti lọjieṃ. Do not let just anybody massage your abdomen.

pitpit   (pitpit).   Also kaatat (kahathat).   1, 2(inf, tr pit-(i)), 4, 6(-i), 7.   To chum for fish, usually in deep water.  

Kwōn piti laḷ bwe en ṃōñā. Make chum and sink it so the fish can bite.

Ij pitpit waj ak kwōj pitpit tok. I'll throw chum in your direction and you throw chum in my direction.

pitto   (pittẹw).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -ik), 3, 4, 7.   Climb or descend a rope; rappelling.  

Ḷadik eo ej pitto lōñḷọk ñan raan mā eo. The boy is climbing up a rope to the breadfruit branch.

Kwōn pitto laḷḷọk. Climb down the rope.

piwūj   (piywij).   From Engl.   Fuse.  

Ebwil piwūj eo. The fuse burned out.

po   (pẹw).   1(-i), 2, 3(kapo, kapopo), 5(ppopo), 8.   Fall off, of ripe pandanus keys.  

Epo bōb eṇ. Some of the keys of that pandanus are ripe and falling.

Jen kapo bōb eṇ. Let's wait until that pandanus gets ripe and some of its keys fall.

Jen etal kapopo. Let's go look for fallen ripe pandanus keys.

Eppopo leen bōb eṇ. That pandanus tree always has bunches with keys that fall easily.

po   (pẹw).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, wrasse, Halichoeres trimaculatus; Cheilinus chlorourus/diagrammus/oxcephalus/trilobatus.  

po   (pew).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -on), 3, 5(ppopo), 7, 8.   Lower sail; land, sailing vessel; arrive, of sailing vessel or airplane.  

Kwōn poon wa ṇe. Lower the sail of your canoe.

Enaaj potok ñāāt wa eo? When will the canoe get here (and lower sail)?

Wa eo eppopo eṇ. That canoe is stopping at many places. The sail of that canoe keeps coming down.

Epo baḷuun eo. The plane has arrived.

po   (pew).   1(-i), 2, 3, 5(ppopo).   Caught; capture; arrest; perfective form of jebjeb (jẹbjẹb); reach; nabbed; seized.  

Epo bao eo. The chicken is caught.

Epo rūkọọt eo. The thief is arrested.

Eppopo ḷeeṇ. He's always getting arrested.

Ear kōb ḷọk em po dān. He dug until he hit water.

po   (pew).   1(-e).   Shelf; upper story of house; loft.  

Jete poon ṃweeṇ? How many stories does that house have?

po bōro   (pew bẹrẹw).   idiom..   From po (pew) |"reach", bōro (bẹrẹw) |"throat".   Content; satisfy.  

Epo būrwōn kōn ledik eo pālen ḷeo nājin. He's contented with his son's spouse.

po ḷōma-   (pew ḷema-).   1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Perfect; ideal.  

Eḷap an po ḷōmān būrookraaṃ eo. The program was perfect.

podem   (pẹwdẹm).   Also poom (pẹwẹm), jāppim (jappim), jāpim (japim|), jāpem (japẹm), jabōṃ (jabeṃ).   Not at all; not even.  

Ear ṃṃan aer kkure ak rōjab podem wiin. They played well but didn't begin to win.

Iar pād Awai ak ijab poom lo Waikiki. I was in Hawaii but didn't get near to Waikiki.

Ej jab podem tōprak ṃōñā ko ñan jiljino awa. The food wasn't ready by six o'clock.

Rōpodem ṃōñā. They haven't even begun to eat.

Ijabōṃ etal. I didn't even begin to go.

pojak   (pewjak).   1(-i), 2, 3(kōppojak), 4+3, 5(ppojakjak), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9.   Ready; prepared; secure; perfective form of kōpopo (kepewpew); alert; immune.  

Kwōpojak ke? Are you ready?

Koṃwin jino kōppojak. Start to get ready.

Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej ppojakjak wōt in etal. The men are still working at getting ready to go.

Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej pojak wōt in etal. The men are ready to go.

Ipojak ñan mej in. I've been immunized and won't get the flu.

pok   (pẹq).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pukwōj), 3, 4, 5(ppokpok, aipokpok), 6(-i), 7, 8, 9, 10(poktak).   Entangle; disorder; confuse; trouble; messed up; baffled; bedlam; bewildered; intricate; jumbled; perplexed; snarled; elaborate; complex; complicated.  

Epok tōrej eo. The thread is tangled.

Kwōn jab kapok eō. Don't make me confused.

Kwōn jab pukwōj eō. Don't confuse me.

Ekijoñ ppokpok tōrej eo. The thread is always tangled.

pokake   (pewkahkey).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Obey; obedience.  

Pokake eṃṃan jān katok. Obedience is better than sacrifice (from Old Testament: Samuel to King Saul).

pokpok   (peqpeq).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 5(-e), 7.   Cough.  

Emetak būruō kōn aō pokpok. My throat hurts from coughing.

poktak   (pẹqtak).   Stirred up; stir; be messed up; disturb; displace; rolled; perfective form of pok (pẹq).  

Kwōn poktake juub ṇe. Stir that soup.

Toni eṇ ej kōṃṃan poktak ilo kuḷab eṇ. Tony is making a disturbance in the club.

Kwōn jab pokpoktake nuknuk kaṇe. Don't strew your clothes all over the place.

polel   (pewlel).   1(-i), 2, 3, 8, 9.   Complete; satisfy; perfect.  

Bwe en polel ami ḷōmṇak, koṃwij aikuj kwōnono ilo Baibōḷ. So that your minds may be satisfied, you need to read the Bible.

poḷ   (peḷ°).   vulgar.   1, 6(-i).   Rectum; anus.  

poñpoñ   (peg°peg°).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3.   Cover pandanus to ripen.  

poob   (peweb).   Transitive form of popo.  

Poobin-raj-eo   (pewebin-raj-yew).   See poob "sweep something°: "belly fin of the whale (or porpoise)"   A star; gamma Andromedae.  

pook   (pewek).   Transitive form of popo (pewpew).  

pookliṃ   (pewekliṃ).   3, 6(-i).   A fish, rock cod, Epinephelus flavocaeruleus.  

pooḷ   (peweḷ).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 5(jjepooḷ(e)), 7, 10(pooḷ).   Surrounded; encircled.  

Ipooḷ. I am surrounded.

Rōpooḷ ek ko. The fish are surrounded.

Eṃōj aer jjepooḷi ek ko. The large group has surrounded the fish.

Eṃōj aer pooḷi ek ko. They (a small group) have surrounded the fish.

poom   (pẹwẹm).   Variant form of podem (pẹwdẹm).  

poon   (pewen).   Transitive form of po.  

popo   (pewpew).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pook, poob), 4, 7, 8.   Sweep; brush off.  

Kwōn pookḷọk bok kaṇe. Sweep the sand away there.

Kwōn popo bwe ettoon ṃwiin. Sweep, because the house is dirty.

popo   (pewpew).   6(-i), 7.   Turtle traces.  

Ekilep wōn in ear ato bwe ealikkar jān popoun. The turtle that came ashore here is obviously a big one from its traces.

popo ṃanit   (pewpew ṃanit).   Also popo ṃanōt (pewpew ṃanẹt).   1, 2, 4, 6(-i).   Go ashore on islands belonging to others.  

Kwōn jab popo ṃanit bwe rōnaaj ṃan eok. Quit going to other peoples' land or they will kill you.

popoor   (pewpewer).   Variant form of boboor (bewbewer).  

porpor   (per°per°).   Variant form of perper (perper).  

potak   (pewtak).   1(-i), 2(inf peoeo, tr -e), 3, 5(ppotaktak), 7, 8, 9, 11(ppotaktōk, potak).   Tear; torn; perfective form of peoeo (pewewyew); tattered; ripped.  

Epotak nuknuk ṇe aṃ. Your clothes are torn.

Eḷap potak ṇe ilo nuknuk ṇe aṃ. There is a big rip in your clothes.

Eppotaktak nuknuk kaṇe aṃ. Your clothes are torn in many places.

Etke kwōpotake? Why did you rip it?

potake   (pewtakey).   Transitive form of peoeo (peyewyew).  

poub   (pẹwib).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Busy; occupied; engaged.  

Eḷap aō poub ilo raan jab kein. I am very busy these days.

pọ   (paw).   2, 3(inf, tr -uk).   Enter and hide inside coral, said of fish only.  

Ear kọjek ak kōn an pọ, ejab mej. I hooked it but it got inside the coral and I didn't land it.

pọk   (paq).   1, 2, 3, 5(ppọkpọk), 6(-i).   Catch something in onẹs windpipe; choke on something, suffocate.  

Jab babu im ṃōñā bwe kwōnaaj pọk. Don't eat while lying down or you'll suffocate.

Eppọkpọk kōn an ṃōñā kaiur. He's always getting something in his throat from eating too fast.

pọkwi   (paqiy).   From "onomatopoeia".   2+7, 5(ppọkwikwi), 7.   Sound of someone falling; thudding sound.  

Iar roñ wōt ainikien an pọkwiḷọk. I only heard him falling to the ground. It seems as though I heard him fall.

Ḷeo eṇ epọkwi ḷọk laḷ. The man has fallen to the ground.

Iar roñ pọkwi ḷọk in an wōtlọk. I heard the sound of him falling.

pọḷjej   (paḷ°jej).   Also pọḷjej (paḷ°jẹj).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr -e), 3, 4, 5(ppọḷjejjej), 6(-i), 8.   A food, very ripe breadfruit baked in coconut milk.  

Kwōn pọḷjeji mā kaṇe. Make those breadfruit into pọḷjej.

Kwōn ṃōñā pọḷjej. Eat some poljej.

Eppọḷjejjej lieṇ. That woman is always making pọḷjej.

pọḷot   (paḷ°et).   Also pāḷōt (payḷet).   From Engl.   Ballot.  

Rōnañin bwini ke pọḷot ko. Have the ballots been counted?

pọpo   (pawpẹw).   2(inf, tr pọut(i), pọuni), 6(-i), 7.   Bind; tie; bound; coil.  

Epọpo jabōn eo ṇai neen. The snake coiled around his leg.

Pọutitok kkwaḷ ṇe ṇa ioon. Tie that sennit around the top.

pọputi   (pawpiwtiy).   Distributive form of pọpo (pawpẹw).  

pọuni   (pawiniy).   Transitive form of pọpo (pawpẹw).  

pọut   (pawit).   Transitive form of pọpo (pawpẹw).  

ppa-   (ppa-).   Dialectal variant of ippa- (yippa-).  

ppakij   (ppakij).   Variant form of pakij (pakij).  

ppaḷ   (ppaḷ).   Dial. W: eppaḷ (yeppaḷ), E: pepaḷ (pepaḷ).   2, 3(st inf kōppaḷpaḷ, kōppaḷ), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Astonish; confound; absent-minded; senile; doddering; astound; gape; fascination; invalid.  

Eḷap an kōppaḷpaḷ kōl ko nājin. His tricks were fantastic.

Erūttoḷọk em ppaḷ. He's getting senile and absent-minded.

Eitok em kōppaḷ armej ro kōn an jeḷā kajin Pālle. He returned and amazed the people with his knowledge of English.

ppat   (ppat).   Dial. W: eppat (yeppat), E: pepat (pepat).   1, 2, 3, 4, 6(-i), 8, 9.   Feel unworthy; feel undeserving.  

Ippat in etetal ippān. I feel unworthy to walk beside her.

Aṃ deọ ekōppat eō. Your beauty makes me feel unworthy.

ppāin   (ppayin).   Dial. W: eppāin (yeppayin), E: pepāin (pepayin).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pāin(i)), 3, 4, 7, 8.   Insert.  

Kwōn pāinḷọk aḷaḷ ṇe ṇa iuṃwin ṃōṇe. Put that piece of wood under the house there.

ppālpāl   (ppalpal).   Dial. W: eppālpāl (yeppalpal), E: pepālpāl (pepalpal).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Wave, of a flag or clothes; flap; flutter.  

Eppālpāl bōḷeak eo. The flag is waving.

ppānpān   (ppanpan).   Dial. W: eppānpen (yeppanpan), E: pepānpen (pepanpan).   Also ppānpen (ppanpẹn).   1, 2, 3, 6(-i), 8, :.   Beautifully arranged; pleasing to the eye; well dressed.  

Eppānpān wōt lijā eṇ. She's quite an attractive girl.

Emaat maroñ in kōppānpen jiroñ eo ñan an ṃare. They gave all they had to prepare the girl for her wedding.

ppārijet   (ppayriyjẹt).   Dial. W: eppārijet (yeppayriyjẹt), E: pepārijet (pepayriyjẹt).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4.   A sickness supposed to come from eating kọnet (kawnet).  

Kwōn jab ṃōñā kọnōt bwe kwōnaaj ppārijet. Don't eat kọnet shells or you will get this certain sickness.

ppe   (ppẹy).   Dial. W: eppe (yẹppẹy), E: pepe (pẹpẹy), piepe (piyẹpẹy)   Also ippe (yippẹy).   6(-i), 7.   Sandbank; build up a pile of rocks; build a platform.  

Wa eo eṇ eṃōj ārōk ṇa ioon ippe. The canoe has gone aground on a sandbank.

Wa eo eṇ ej pād ioon ippe eṇ. The canoe is on that sandbank.

ppedikdik   (ppeydikdik).   Dial. W: eppedikdik (yeppeydikdik), E: pepedikdik (pepeydikdik).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 5, 7.   Slow; tardy.  

Jab ppedikdik bwe eboñ. Don't be slow because it's almost night.

ppeerir   (ppẹyẹryir).   Dial. W: eppeerir (yẹppẹyẹryir), E: pepeerir (pẹpẹyẹryir).   1(-i), 2, 3, 7.   Not in order; askew; disturbed.  

ppej   (ppẹj).   Dial. W: eppej (yẹppẹj), E: pepej (pẹpẹj).   2, 3(inf, tr -e), 6(-i), 8, 9.   Watery; flooded; diluted; float.  

Kappej jidik wūno ṇe ṃokta jān aṃ kōjerbale. Thin the paint a bit before using it.

Eppej lowaan ṃweo. The house was flooded.

Eppej wa eo kiiō. The canoe is floating now.

ppel   (ppẹl).   Dial. W: eppel (yẹppẹl), E: pepel (pẹpẹl), bōlbōl (bẹlbẹl)   1(-i), 2, 4, 7, 8.   Gather fallen pandanus leaves from ground for thatch or handicraft.  

Liṃaro rej ppel aj in ṃweo. The women are gathering pandanus leaves for thatching the house.

ppepe   (ppeypey).   Dial. W: eppepe (yeppeypey), E: pepepe (pepeypey).   1(-i), 2, 3(inf, tr -ik), 7.   Float.  

Ta uweo ej ppepe iar? What is that way over there floating near the lagoon beach?

ppiditoto   (ppidiytẹwtẹw).   Dial. W: ippiditoto (yippidiytẹwtẹw), E: pipiditoto (pipidiytẹwtẹw).   Distributive form of pidtoto (pidtẹwtẹw).  

ppidtoto   (ppidtẹwtẹw).   Variant form of pidtoto (pidtẹwtẹw).  

ppijinjin   (ppijinjin).   Variant form of bbijinjin (bbijinjin).  

ppikaj   (ppikaj).   Dial. W: ippikaj (yippikaj), E: pipkaj (pipkaj).   1(-i), 2, 4, 6(-i).   Ability to jump far; agile.  

Ekkar ñan būtbọọḷ bwe eppikaj. He's made for football for he is very agile.

ppiñ   (ppig).   Dial. W: ippiñ (yippig), E: pipiñ (pipig).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9.   Able to leap well.  

Jen kappiñ in lale wōn in eppiñ. Let's have a jumping contest to see who jumps best.

ppok   (ppẹq).   Dial. W: eppok (yẹppẹq), E: pepok (pẹpẹq).   1(-i), 2(inf, tr pukot(e)), 3(kappok, kappukot), 4, 5(pukpukot), 7, 8.   Search for; look for; hunt for; find; quest; seek.  

Ta ṇe kwōj pukote? What are you looking for?

Kwōn pukottok juon pinjeḷ. Please find a pencil for me.

Iar pukpukote em ṃōk. I hunted and hunted for it until I was tired.

ppoñ   (ppeg°).   Dial. W: eppoñ (yeppeg°), E: pepoñ (pepeg°).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 8.   Hoarse.  

Ebajet ke eppoñ ainikieṃ? What is the matter that your voice is so hoarse?

pukor   (piqẹr).   Stone used for grinding arrowroot; soft coral rocks found on beach.  

pukot   (piqet).   Transitive form of ppok (ppẹq).  

pukpukot   (piqpiqet).   Distributive form of ppok (ppẹq).  

pukwōj   (piqẹj).   Transitive form of pok (pẹq).  

puruk   (pir°ik).   Also piruk (piriq).   From "onomatopoeia".   3+7, 5(ppurukruk), 7.   Sound of stamping; fall with a thud.  

Ta in epurukḷọk laḷ? What was that that made a noise falling down?

Kwōn jab ppurukruk. Don't keep on making that thudding noise.

puwaḷ   (piwaḷ).   1(-i), 2, 3, 4, 5(kapuwaḷoḷ), 7, 11(puwaḷoḷ).   Coward; dastardly.  

Kwōpuwaḷ. You are a coward.

Kwōn jab kapuwaḷoḷ eō. Don't call me a coward.

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