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babiesBreast milk is good for babies.Emṃan dānnin ittūt ñan niñniñ.ittūt
 It's better to breast feed babies.Emṃanḷọk an niñniñ ninnin ilo ittūt.ittūt
 We can boil it to become jekajeje (a good beverage for babies). S19Jemaroñ kōmatte im ewaḷọk jekajeje (eṃṃan ñan limen niñniñ).jekajeje
 She keeps delivering stillborn babies.Ejjibuñbuñ nājin.jibuñ
 Marshallese women wean their babies with bitter leaves.Kōrein Ṃajeḷ rej kaliktūt kōn bōlōk meọ.liktūt
babyThe baby will cry because you're bothering it.Enaaj jañ ajiri ṇe kōn aṃ kaabbwilōñlōñe.abbwilōñlōñ
 I'm pacifying the baby before I give it back.Ij kaenōṃṃane waj niñniñ e ṃoktaaenōṃṃan
 Pacify him. Please quiet the baby.Kwōn kaaenōṃṃane.aenōṃṃan
 Quiet the baby.Kwōn kaenōṃṃane niñniñ ṇeaenōṃṃan
 Your being noisy woke the baby.Ailuwannañnañūṃ ekọruj niñniñ e.ailuwannañnañ
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babyʻsThe mother washed her baby's bottom.Jinen niñniñ eo ej kārure niñniñ eo nejin.eọreor
 The baby's diapers are slipping off.Epir kaḷ eo an ajri eo.pir
 That baby's diapers keep slipping down.Eppirpir kaḷ eo an ajri eṇ.pir
babysitCould you come and babysit tonightKwomaroñ ke itok kaajjiriri buñniin?kaajiriri
backThe men who went fishing for unicornfish are back.Ri-kaael ro remoottok.ael
 When he came back he acted more American-ish than before.Eḷak rọọl tok eri-aelōñin pepāllele ḷọk jān eo.aelōñin pālle
 I'm pacifying the baby before I give it back.Ij kaenōṃṃane waj niñniñ e ṃoktaaenōṃṃan
 Kindly check out the lower sides of my back.Kwōn ṃōk kaaeoik .aeo
 When I got back up to the deck I heard the Captain planning out steering duties for the three of them for the night. P536Ke ij tōprak ḷọk ioon teek iroñ an Kapen eo kōppeḷaak ikijjien awaan jebwebwe ko aerjeel Jema im Bojin.aer
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backboneLie down and relax (stretch out your backbone).Eḷḷọke diiṃ.eḷḷọk
backedThe senator from Mejit backed up the proposal of his fellow-senator from Aelok.Senator eo jān Mājej eaar rie pepe eo an senator ṃōttan jān Aelok.rie
backfireWhat caused it to backfire?Ta eo ekaajālliki?ajāllik
back-kickIt's hard to back-kick if you don't practice.Epen jaṃlik ñe kwōj jab kamminene.jaṃlik
 That guy is always always using a back-kick.Ḷeo ejjaṃliklik eṇ.jaṃlik
backwardIn the game of anidep, you need to know and be prepared to kick the ball either forward or backward as necessary when it's been kicked toward you.Ilo anidep, kwōj aikuj jeḷā im pojak in jaṃliki ak jōṃṃaane bọọḷ eo ñe renaaj jaṃewaj.jaṃlik
backwardsIt had to flop backwards and forwards. P1312Ekar aikuj jitlik jitṃaan.jit
 After I finished drinking my water, I fell backwards onto the sleeping mats. P814Ṃōjin ilimi dān eo liṃō, ioḷọk lik ḷọk ioon jaki ko.oḷọk
badDon't go around with bad company for you'll get into trouble.Jab aililōk ri-nana bwe kwōnaaj jorrāān.aililōk
 The leaves near the stem make the pandanus bad.Eainṃake bōb ṇe im nana.ainṃak
 The bad guys plucked out the prisoners' toe nails.Ri-nana ro raar tūṃwi akkiin neen ri-kalbuuj ro.akkiin ne
 You have bad credit because you don't pay on time.Enana akkauniṃ bwe kwōj jab kajejjet aṃ kōḷḷā.akkaun
 She was refused credit because she had a bad reputationRejab kaakkauni bwe enana etan.akkaun
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badlyJack got beaten up badly in town last night.Raar kōmennañe Jāāk ṇa i tawūn boñ.kōmennañ
 The boat pitched very badly.Eḷap an wa eo ṃōṃōt (eṃṃōt).ṃōṃōt
bagThe weight of the duffle bag was a burden on him.Eddo eo an pāāk in nuknuk eo ekaajjibanbane.ajjibanban
 Can you carry a bag of rice on your bicycle?Kwōmaroñ ke baajkōḷe juon pāāk in raij?baajkōḷ
 I’m passing up some food the people on the island sent over,” the Boatswain said and passed up the bag as the canoe came up alongside the boat. P1268Jibwi waj dao adeañ jān rūtto ānin.” Bojin eo eba im jibwe lōñ tak pāāk eo ke kōrkōr eo ekar atartar tok ippān wa eo.dao
 That bag is very heavy.Pāāk dedodo (eddodo) men eṇ.dedo
 Sew up the mouth of that bag for me.Enneoke tok mejān pāāk ṇeenneok
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bagsThey were carrying away bags of copra on their shoulders to the boat.Raar ineneḷọk pāāk in waini ñan booj eo.inene
 They are carrying bags of copra on their shoulders.Rej inene pāāk in waini.inene
 He got a hernia just by lifting heavy bags.Ear iñtok wōt lọjien jān an kar ekkotak pāāk eddo.iñ-lọjien
 They dragged the bags of copra because they were too heavy.Raar ipep pāāk in waini ko kōn aer eddo.ipep
 I have around ten bags of copra ready to be weighed.Ewōr tarrin jabjet e pāāk in waini repojak in baun.jabjet
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bailWhen I was done, I pulled myself to where the engine was, picked up the bucket, and started to bail out the rest of the water. P605Ej ṃōjin ak ibar tōbtōb ṃaan ḷọk im ḷak ijo ippān injin eo, ijibwe tok bakōj eo im jino ānene ḷọk dān eo ṇa ie.ānen
 Bail the canoe or it will ship water.Kwōn ālim wa ṇe bwe enaaj douj.ānen
 Bail faster or the canoe will ship water.Kwōn ānen ḷọk bwe enaaj douj wa ṇeānen
 I put the can I had been using to bail water inside the bucket and waited. P682Ijujen kar āte kuwatin ānen eo i lowaan bakōj eo im kōttar.ātet
 I said I would just be the cabin boy and bail at times when there was a lot of water in the boat. P30Ña iba inaaj buwae bajjek im ānen ilo iien rot eṇ eḷap dān i lowa.buwae
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bailedI already bailed all the water out of the Likabwiro,” I said. P352Eṃōj ālimi Likabwiro,” iba.ālim
bailerHand me the bailer under the seat.Letok lem ṇe iuṃwin tọọt ṇetọọt
bailingAfter it had passed, I started bailing water again. P612Ej ḷe wōt ak ibar jino ānenak
 When I was done bailing, I went back up on deck. P989Ke ekar maat ālimi, ibar wanlōñ ḷọkālim
 Why are you bailing out the pond?Ta wūnin aṃ ālurḷọk ḷwe ṇeālur
 I am going to start bailing water because there is a lot of it in the boat,” I said. P596Ij ja itōn ānen bwe eḷap dān e i lowa,” iba.ānen
 I didn’t say anything else, but went below again and started bailing water, because there was a lot of it. P987Ikar jab bar kōnono ak ibar to laḷ ḷọk im ālimi dān eo bwe eḷapḷọk.ānen
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baitYour bait has too much sand.Ekadik (bok)boke mọọr ṇe mọọrōṃ.bokbok
 They are fishing for kaikallo as bait for tuna.Rej kaikallo mọọrin kabwebwe.ikallo
 Do you know who the men are who are looking for jaibo for bait?Kwojeḷā ke ḷōt raṇ rej kōjāibotok mọọr?jāibo
 They made jaibo for bait.Raar kōjāibo mọọr.jāibo
 Have you got any live bait?Eor ke aṃ jowāmuur?jowāmuur
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bakeBundle and bake the coconut apples.Kwōn iutūri iu kaṇe.iutūr
 Could you do me a favor and bake these sprouted coconuts for us?Kwōmaroñ ke iuwuṃuṃi iu kijerro?iuwuṃuṃ
 When it is ripe, you bake it and it becomes liped (baked breadfruit) or jekaka (breadfruit chips). S12Ñe ej emmed, kwōj uṃwini im ewaḷọk liped ak jekaka.memed
 The way to make jāānkun from pandanus is, when it is ripe, to boil it or bake it. S12Wāween kōṃṃan jāānkun jān bōb eñin, ñe ej owat bōb, jej aintiini ak uṃwini.owat
bakedHis talk about the ripe breadfruit baked in coconut oil gives me an appetite (makes me want to eat).Ekaijoḷ ke ej kōnono kōn pọljej eo. ijoḷ
 They have baked the sprouted coconuts in their shells.Raar iuwuṃuṃi iu ko.iuwuṃuṃ
 The inside of this house smells of baked breadfruit. There is lots of baked breadfruit in this house.Eokkwanjinjin lowaan ṃwiinkwanjin
 The inside of this house smells of baked breadfruit. There is lots of baked breadfruit in this house.Eokkwanjinjin lowaan ṃwiinkwanjin
 It would have tasted better if you had baked it in coconut oil instead of plain.Enaaj kar nenọ (ennọ) ñe kwaar jab mejāliraane ak kwaar pọḷjeje.mejāliraan
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bakingRight for baking.Āj in uṃuṃ.āj
 Those breadfruit are baking nowko kaṇ rej uṃuṃ.uṃuṃ
baldHis hair has been shaved bald.Eoḷūb bōran.oḷūb
balkDon't let yourself balk.Kwōn jab kaitweḷọk eok.itweḷọk
balkingStop balking because you're destined to go.Kwōn jab kaperpere eok bwe kwōj naaj etal wōt.perper
ballHe's refereeing the ball gameEj aṃbaiktok aer iakiu.aṃbai
 It must be a kick ball made in Aelōñḷapḷap.Alikkar ke anidepin Aelōñḷapḷap men in.anidep
 How about kicking the kick ball this way so I can see if it's okay.Anidepetok ṃōk bwe in lale eṃṃan ke.anidep
 Let's play kick ball.Kōjeañ anidep.anidep
 The kick ball players are out there waiting for you to start the game.Ri-anidep ro raṇ rej kōttar eok bwe ren jinoe.anidep
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ballastGo put ballast on the boat.Kwōn etal in bọḷōje wa eṇ.bọḷōj
 That boat is carrying a lot of ballast.Ejooṇe wa eṇ.jooṇ
 We'll put ballast on the boat today.Jenaaj jooṇe wa in rainin.jooṇ
 Where does the ballast for that boat come from?Jooṇ in ia kaṇ an wa eṇ?jooṇ
 Put ballast on that boat before it sails.Jooṇe wa eṇ ṃokta jān an jerak.jooṇ
balloonWill you please blow the balloon?Kabboole ṃōk bujeeñ ṇebōbool
ballotsHave the ballots been counted?Rōnañin bwini ke pọḷot ko.pọḷot
ballsWhat sort of food balls do you have?Bobo in ta ṇe kijōṃ.bobo
 Please make some rice balls for us here.Kwōn bobotok raij.bobo
 You go and look for rice balls for us.Kwōn etal im kōbobotok kijed.bobo
 She is making rice into balls.Lio ebobo raij.bobo
 She is making rice balls.Lio ej kōṃṃan bobo in raij.bobo
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bambooJapanese bamboo is strong.Ekije bae in Jepaan.bae
 They went looking for bamboo.Remoot in kōbae.bae
 Line for catching āpil, from bamboo pole on lagoon beach. (smaller tackle).Eoun kāāpil.eo
 Line for catching goatfish, from bamboo pole on lagoon beach.Eoun kadjo.eo
 Line for catching grouper, from bamboo pole on reef.Eoun kaṃōṃō.eo
bananaI bought myself an apple banana plantIar wiaik juon kōtka abōḷ pinana.abōḷ
 He's using a banana leaf as raincoat.Ej aḷkoot kōn bwilkōn pinana.aḷkoot
 I have a banana plant variety.Juon eṇ kōtka pinana jeina.Jeina
 That's a Jilubukwi banana plantJuon eṇ kōtka pinana jilibukwi.jilubukwi
 My banana plant bore fruit until it couldn't anymore.Pinana eo kōtka ear kalle ḷọk nan ke emaat an maroñ.le
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bananasNaṃdik has good tasting apple bananas.Ennọ leen abōl pinanaan Naṃdik.abōḷ
 She added apple bananas to the cooking.Lio eaar abōḷpinanaiki iiōk eo.abōḷ
 Put Aelōñkein bananas in those large food baskets.Aelōñkeini tok kobban kilōk kaṇe.Aelōñ-kein
 Majuro grows more Aelōñkein bananas than Utrik.Eaelōñkeini ḷọk Mājro jān Utrōk.Aelōñ-kein
 The Aelōñkein variety from Namorik has nice, big bananas.Ekkillep wūdin Aelōñkeinin Naṃdik.Aelōñ-kein
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BandBand, orchestra.Jarin kōjañjañ.jar
BandageBandage up your wound.Kore kinej ṇekwarkor
 The doctor bound my arm with a bandage.Taktō eo ear roje peiū kōn juon korak.rojroj
bandsMake some bands so that we can start making some torches from dry coconut fronds.Kwōn kōṃṃan tok ida bwe jen jino bọk pāle.ida
 He used bands around his ankles and climbed that coconut tree.Ear lekae im tallōñe ne eṇ.kae
bangingThe two of us stayed quiet awhile as Father was working; the only sound was the monkey wrench banging on the engine as he shifted back and forth in there. P720Kōṃro kar bar ikoñ iuṃwin jidik iien bwe epoub Jema im ainikien wōt kein jaḷjaḷ ko ke rej tōtōñtōñ ippān injin eo ke ej niñeañ rōkeañ ijo.ikōñ
 Keep banging on that kettle (held upside down -- to make clean).Kwōn pepenpene (eppenpene) kapin ainbat ṇepenpen
bangsThat young lady always wears bangs.Eokkọkwekwe bōran jiroñ eṇ.kọkwe
banishIt will be bad fortune when they banish us.P202Jejerata wōt ke rōkaliaik kōj.jerata
 It will be bad fortune when they banish us. P202Jejerata wōt ke rōkaliaik kōj.kalia
bankThey are guarding the bank.Rej bwilijmāāṇe pāāñ eo.bwilijmāāṇ
 I deposited my money in the bank.Iar kaddeḷọñ ṃaak ilo pāāñ.deḷọñ
 I deposited my money (definite) in the bank.Iar kadeḷọñ ṃaak ko ilo pāāñ.deḷọñ
 The bank gave each of them three hundred dollars.Pāāñ eo ear kajjilibuwiḷọk aer tala.jilubukwi
 He is sitting on the bank.Ej jijet ioon kappe.kappe
bankedThe plane banked when it turned.Elā baḷuun eo ke ej jeer.
bankerI'll take you to a banker gameInaaj kapeeñkaik eok.peeñka
 They are playing banker.Rej peeñka.peeñka
bankruptThat business went bankrupt.Ebūrook koṃbani eṇ.būrook
 His business went bankrupt.Epāāñkōrab ṃōn wia eo an.pāāñkōrab
BaptismThe Sacrament of Baptism.Jakkūramenin Peptaij.jakkūramen
BaptistThey beheaded John the Baptist.Raar jebbare Jọọn Peptaij.jebbar
baptizedThat priest baptized this child.Bata eṇ ear peptaiji ajri e.peptaij
barThey got me distracted and then sneaked out to the bar.Erro ar kōṃad innām ajjiwewe ḷọk ñan ṃōn kadek eo.ajjiwewe
 The men met each other at the bar.Ḷōṃaro raar iioon doon baar eo.iioon
 You'll get fleeced if you go to that bar.Rōnāj rejaik eok ṇa ilo kuḷab eṇ.reja
barbMy hook has a barb alreadyEjalōb kāāj e kadede.jalōb
 Make a barb on your hook.Kwōn jalōbe kāāj ṇejalōb
BarberBarber scissorsJijājin mwijbar.jijāj
 Where is the barber?Ewi ri-ṃwijbar eo?ṃwijbar
 He's a barber.Rūṃwijbar kijak ṇeri-ṃwijbar
bareBe careful of poking your bare hand into holes or eels will bite you.Lale aṃ rore (errwe) bwe ṃaj enāj kij peiṃ.rore
barefootIt doesn't seem to hurt your feet at all to walk around barefoot.Emake jab metak neeṃ aṃ jintōb im etetal.jintōb
 I went barefoot because my shoes disappeared.Iar etetal im jintōb kōn an jako juuj ko .jintōb
 Don't let him walk barefoot because he will hurt his feet.Kwōn jab kajintōbe ilo an etetal bwe enāj metak neen.jintōb
barelyIt was rather high and we could barely see its lights or hear the sound of its engine. P930Ejadin utiej im jidik wōt ammān arromi teeñki ko ie im jidik wōt ammān roñjake ainikien.arrom
 The two of them were laughing but I couldn’t help thinking that we had just barely skirted death. P1348Erro kar tōtōñ bajjek ijo ippān doon ak ña ikar lukkuun ḷōmṇaki naan kein an bar juon alen, kōmmān kar rọọl jān iiaḷin mej.iaḷ
barkYou two shouldn’t pay attention to him, because he’s all bark and no bite. P178Koṃro jab elwaj ippān bwe ej rorror bajjek wōt ak ej jab kūk.el
 Don't make that dog bark.Jab kọrorrore kidu ṇerorror
barkedThe dog barked at the boy.Kidu eo ear rorrore ḷadik eo.rorror
barkentinesOur ancestors used to call the foreign barkentines ripitwōdwōdRūtto ro rōkōn ṇaetan baak ko etto ripitwōdwōd.ripitwōdwōd
barkingWe were still a little ways away, but a dog started barking from around the road to the house. P175Ej meḷan ḷọk wōt jidik ak erorror juon kidu jān tōrerein iaḷ eo ḷọk ñan ṃweororror
 The dog is barking.Kidu eo erorḷọk.rorror
 The dog is barking.Ewañ kidu eṇ.wañ
barnaclesThe boat has barnacles underneathEdile kapin wa eṇ.dile
barometerWhat's the reading on the barometer?Ta ṇe kein katu ṇe ej ba?kein katu
barracudaThe lagoon side of this island has lots of barracuda.Ejujukōpe iarin āniinjujukōp
 They were fishing for barracuda last night.Raar kajujukōp boñ.jujukōp
 The men who went to fish for barracuda are returning.Ri-kajujukōp ro raṇ remoottok.jujukōp
 There are lots of barracuda on the oceanside of Aur.Ejjurere likin Aur.jure
 Aur has the most plentiful barracuda on its oceanside.Jijureretata (Ijjureretata) likin Aur.jure
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barracudasThis island has enough barracudas around it.Ebwe an ñūñiitwawa āninñiitwa
barrelWhat's inside the barrel?Jepukpuk in ta ṇejepukpuk
 What are you storing inside the barrel?Ta ṇe kwōj jepukpuki?jepukpuk
 Barrel of kerosene.Kaajliiñ in karjin.kaajliiñ
 Barrel of gasoline.Kaajliiñ in kiaj.kaajliiñ
 Fill the empty barrel with water.Kwōn teiñ kaajliiñ ṇe kōn aebōj.kaajliiñ
barrelsWhere did you get these barrels fromJepukpuk in ia kaṇe?jepukpuk
 They are looking for barrels.Rej kajepukpuk.jepukpuk
barrierThe waves have washed over the stone barrier on the ocean side; please stack the stones together again.Eṃōj an ṇo tọọre eakḷe ilik; kwōn ejouji dekā kaṇe ippān doon.eakḷe
 The barrier reef of this island is exceptionally high.Emake ubatake baal in āninubatak
barsStop frequenting the bars.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kōkeini (ekkeini) ṃōn kadek kaṇ.kōkeini
baseRun to first base.Tōtōr (Ettōr) ñan bōōj.bōōj
 You will play second base.Kwōnaaj ikkure ilo jekōn peij.jekōn
 He's getting to first base with her.Ekankan kōj eṇ an ippān lieṇ.kankan kōj
 You've lost your coordination because you yearn after but can't get to first base with women.Wūnin aṃ addimejmej ṇe kōn aṃ mejkaiie.mejkaiie
 Father took over the tiller, and the Boatswain, using a climbing method in which only the feet and hands touch the tree, climbed up the base of the mast. P1191Jema ewelọk ilo jila eo ak Bojin eḷọrronpā lōñ ḷọk idāpin kaju eo lōñ ḷọkḷọrronpā
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baseballThe baseball teams had a highly disputed game.Eḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk.aitwerōk
 He's a good (baseball) catcherEjeḷā bọbo (bọọḷ).bọbo
 That's my baseball.Bọọlin iakiu eo nejū ṇebọọḷ
 They were playing baseball when I headed over here,” he said. P465Raar iakiu wōt ke ij itok,” eba.iakiu
 That boy is always playing baseball.Eiakiuiu ḷadik eṇ.iakiu
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basedYour actions are based on child labor.Kwaajriin uwaak aṃ jerbal.ajriin uwaak
 Whose storm is this? (based on belief that certain people can cause storms).Ḷañin wōn in?ḷañ
bashfulShe's always bashful.Eabbōjeje.abje
 That young man is always bashful.Eḷap an jejookok (ejjookok) likao eṇ.jejookok
bashfulnessWill his bashfulness keep him from speaking for us?Ejjookok ke ḷeeṇ in kōnono ñan kōjeañ?jook
 Will his bashfulness keep him from speaking for us?Ejjookok ke ḷeeṇ in kōnono ñan kōjeañ?ñan
basinCatch the water in the basin.Kwōn pejini dān ṇepejin
basisLand is the basis of all wealth.Bwidej ej pedped eo an aolep menin jeraaṃṃan.pedped
basketI like the way you tuck that basket under your arm. It's okay for you to carry that basket under your arm.Eṃṃan aṃ abjājeiki iep ṇe aṃ.abjāje
 I like the way you tuck that basket under your arm. It's okay for you to carry that basket under your arm.Eṃṃan aṃ abjājeiki iep ṇe aṃ.abjāje
 Was it you that got her to tuck the big basket under her arm?Kwaar kaabjājeiki ke kōn iep kileplep eo raan eo ḷọkabjāje
 He's got such strong fingers, he lifted the big food basket with his pinky.Joñan an kajoor addiin pein, ear addi-diki kilōk eo im kotake.addi-dik
 Their way of carrying things in a basket, today's Marshallese women, that is.Aduwadoier, kōrāān Ṃajeḷ in raan kein.aduwado
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basketballThe people are milling around the place they are playing basketball.Eitileoñeoñḷọk armej ñan ṃweeṇ ikkure pāājkōt bọọḷ ie.itileoñeoñ
basketsPut Aelōñkein bananas in those large food baskets.Aelōñkeini tok kobban kilōk kaṇe.Aelōñ-kein
 Can you find some small baskets for us?Kwōmaroñ ke kōbaninnur tok arro?banonoor
 Those over there are the food baskets.Erkākaṇ kilōkin ṃōñā ko. erkākaṇ
 There are more than enough baskets now for the amount of food we have.Eḷap an iepe (iepiepe) kiiō ñan joñan ṃōñā ṇe kiiō.iep
 There were lots of baskets at the birthday party.Eḷap an jejepepe (ejjepepe) kemem eo.jepe
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bassYou sing soprano and I'll sing bass.Kwōn jebrano bwe ña ij peij.jebrano
batWho broke that bat?Wōn ṇe ear ṃọruji bōtta ṇeṃọruj
bathTake a bath to get rid of your offensive body odor.Kwōn tutu bwe en jako aṃ ajjiḷapḷap.ajjiḷapḷap
 The girl exposes her hair for drying after taking a bath.Lio ej kōjjarjare bōran ālkin an tutu.jarjar
 She doesn't take bath often because of a lack of water.Ejattutu kōn an jeḷọk dān.jattutu
 Don't let the child take a bath so seldom.Kwōn jab kōjattutuik ajiri ṇejattutu
 That girl is one of those who seldom takes a bath.Ledik eṇ ej ṃōttan ri-jattutu raṇ.jattutu
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batheSoap your body when you bathe.Kwōn joobe ānbwinniṃ ilo aṃ tutu.joob
 Give him some water so he can bathe right away.Kwōn ṇautōn ḷọk bwe en tutu.ṇautōn
 More people clean their cisterns so that they are pure and don’t make them sick if they bathe, drink, or make food at these cisterns. S22Eḷap ḷọk an armej ro aer aebōj laḷ kein karreoiki bwe ren erreo im jab kōṃṃan nañinmej ñan er ñe rej tutu, idaak, ak kōṃṃan ṃōñā ilo aebōj laḷ kein.rōreo
bathedHaven't you bathed yetKwōnañin tulọk ke?tulọk
bathesHe smells because he rarely bathes.Ebwiin būbḷapḷap (ibbūḷapḷap) kōn an mijak dān.mijak dān
bathingI like using a coir fibre when bathing.Eṃṃan tutu kōn bwijinbwije ippa.bwijinbwije
 Bathing soapJoobin tutu.joob
 Before Westerners came to the Marshalls, people used to use tree catchments, cisterns, and ocean water for bathing, washing hands, and drinking. S22Ṃokta jān an itok armej in pālle ñan Ṃajeḷ, ri-Ṃajeḷ rōkein kōjerbal eṃṃak, aebōj laḷ, kab lọjet ñan tutu, aṃwin, im idaak.ṃōṃak
 He's not supposed to give us bathing waterEj jab ri-ṇautōd.ṇautōn
 The irooj rewarded the person who carried bathing water for his son.Irooj eo ear leḷọk juon wāto ñan ri-ṇautōn ḷadik eo nejin bwe en wōṇāān.ṇautōn
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bathroomHe took a bath in the bathroom.Ear tutu ilo jikin tutu eṇ.jikin tutu
bathsHe does a lot of diving. He's always taking baths.Eḷap an tūtlọklọk (ittulọklọk) ḷeeṇtulọk
batterHis batter came out having too much yeast.Eiijij iiōk eo an.iij
 Be careful not to put too much yeast in the batter.Kōjparok aṃ iji iiōk ṇeiij
batteriesThe acid that's used in batteries is dangerous therefore keep it out of reach of the children.Ekauwōtata ajetin pāātōre innem kōjparoke jān ajiri ro.ajet
 Put batteries in that flashlight.Kōpātōreik teiñki ṇepātōre
batteryHe's putting acid in the battery for that man.Ej ajete ḷọk pāātōre eṇ ñan ḷeeṇajet
 That old battery will have to be charged all the time.Enaaj jejaajaj (ejjaajaj) bwe eṃor.jaaj
 Charge the battery.Jaaje pāātre ṇejaaj
battleThe chief won the battle.Irooj eo eṃōj an bōk anjọ.anjọ
 The people on Loeaak's canoe signaled to the rest of the fleet to get ready for battle.Ruwa eo waan Ḷoeaak rejubwijiḷọk inej eo.jubwij
 As a result of their defeat in battle and loss of royal status, they lost all their land.Kōn aer kar jipọkwe, raar kaliaik er.kalia
 It's the day for the battle.Ej raan in kōṃṃaejek.kōṃṃaejek
 He's making spears for battle.Ej nōḷ ṃade ñan tarinae.nōḷ
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battlesHe has a lot of land as a result of his grandfather's bravery in battles.Eamṇak kōn an kar peran jiṃṃaan ilo pata.amṇak
 This drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōkein
 This drum used to be used at such times as dances, battles, and as an alarm for calling together family leaders in olden times. S11Men in aje ekōn jerbal ilo iien rot ṇe an eb, tariṇae, im kwelọk an irooj eḷḷap ro im aḷap ro etto.kōn
bawledShe got tears in her eyes from being bawled outEkōmmeñ jān aer kar lui.kōmmeñ
bayHe's been magically empowered with the ability to keep sharks at bay.Eṃōj anjin-pakoiki bwe en jab mijak.anjin-pako
 He's an expert at keeping the sharks at bay.Ri-anjin-pako e.anjin-pako
baysThis atoll has lots of bays.Eḷamḷam aelōñ in.ḷam
be You be the one to make her tuck in under her arms for us.Kwōn rūabjājeiktok ñan kōjro.abjāje
BeBe careful they don't pour apples on your head.Lale raabōḷe bōraṃ.abōḷ
be You must really be afraid of ghosts since you can't walk to that house at night.Baj abwinmakeiṃ ke kwoban etal ñan ṃweeṇ in boñ.abwinmake
 He'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.abwinmake
 Why doesn't he hurry up and use his middle finger so we can be on our way?En addi-eoḷapeḷọk bwe jen etal.addi-eoḷap
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beachThere are lots of giant clam shells on the beach of this island.Eḷap wōt an adede arin āninaded
 Newly built canoes littered the lagoon beach of the island..Eakadiki eoon kappein arin āneoakadik
 The throng was taking an evening stroll on the beach.Jar ko wōj raṇ rej aḷkōnar ioon bok.aḷkōnar
 She was sunbathing on the beach.Lio ej aḷkwōjeje ioon bok.aḷkwōjeje
 Then this man beached it on the Kwajalein lagoon beach and fixed it up, and changed it into a sailing ship. P6Innem ḷein ekar ārōke ḷọk iarin Kuajleen im kaaṃtōūki im wa in ekar oktak ñan juon boojin jerakrōk.ār
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beachedAll island captains know that this month all boats should be beached so they can wait to see when Likabwiro appears.” P251Aolep kapenin aelōñ kein rōjeḷā bwe allōñ in wa otemjej rej ār bwe ren kōttar im lale ebuñlọk ke Likabwiro.”ār
 Then this man beached it on the Kwajalein lagoon beach and fixed it up, and changed it into a sailing ship. P6Innem ḷein ekar ārōke ḷọk iarin Kuajleen im kaaṃtōūki im wa in ekar oktak ñan juon boojin jerakrōk.ār
 Then this man beached it on the Kwajalein lagoon beach and fixed it up, and changed it into a sailing ship. P6Innem ḷein ekar ārōke ḷọk iarin Kuajleen im kaaṃtōiki im wa in ekar oktak ñan juon boojin jerakrōk.booj
beaconDid you see the beacon?Kwaar lo ke kōmram eo?kōmram
beadsThere are beads of perspiration on your face.Ebūḷuuddik turun mejaṃ.būḷuuddik
 His face was covered all over with beads of sweat.Ebūḷuuddiki turun mejān.būḷuuddik
 Beads of sweat had gone into my eyes and they were really burning. P992Rōḷak tọọr tok ñan lowaan meja emāāṇ ḷam jako.ḷam jako
beamsHave you put up the beams on the house?Kwōnañin turi ke ṃōṇetur
beansMight as well continue since he's gone and spilled the beans.Etal kake bwe eṃōj an jerakiaarḷap.jerakiaarḷap
bearThat coconut tree has started to bear fruitEṃōj an jino eọ ni eṇ.eọ
 Has that coconut tree started to bear fruit yet?Enañin eọ ke ni eṇ?eọ
 He treated his breadfruit tree last week (so that it would bear more fruit).Ear kōkowaik eo kōtkan wiik eo ḷọkkowa
 It grows on almost every island, although there is a season, between May and August, called summer, when breadfruit bear most fruit. S28Ej kalle ilo enañin aolep aelōñ bōtab ewōr juon iien, kōtaan eṇ ilo Mae im Wọkwōj, etan rak,” im ṃā ej lukkuun ḷap an kalle im kouwa.le
 Did your breadfruit plant bear any fruit yet?Enañin kalle ke eṇ kōtkaṃ?le
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beardThat man has lots of whiskers -- a big beard.Ekwōdeake ḷeeṇkwōdeak
bearingHe plucked the fruit off his breadfruit tree (bearing fruit before maturing).Ear kọuwaik eo kōtkan.uwa
bearsThat coconut tree bears sporadicallyEjepāl ni eṇ.jepāl
 She always bears healthy children.Ekkarbōbbōb ajri raṇ nājin.karbōb
 That coconut tree bears a lot of fruit.Emake kimuur ni ṇekimuur
beatDon't do that because I'm beat.Kwōn jabōb (jab eb) iṃōkbwe
 He beat meEar kaluuj .luuj
 The woman divorced her husband because he beat herKōrā eo ear joḷọk ḷeo ippān kōn an ḷaireḷaire
 You look beat todayĀinwōt kobaj mejjeeḷ rainin.mejjeeḷ
 Even though they beat him up, he kept trying.Jekdọọn ñe rōṃane ak pen in deo an kakkōt.pen in deo
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beatenJack got beaten up badly in town last night.Raar kōmennañe Jāāk ṇa i tawūn boñ.kōmennañ
beatingWhen the drummer started beating on his drum the audience was amazed.Ri-aje eo eḷak pikūri aje eo nājin, eḷọkjān an armej ro.aje
 Can I use your coconut husk beating clubImaroñ ke kōjerbal jidjid eo aṃ?jidjid
 He caused great public embarrassment by beating his wife.Eḷap an kabwilọklọk māj kōn an ire kōrā.kabwilọklọk māj
 What is your heart beating so fast about?Ta ṇe kwōj kūkūṃkūṃ (ikkūṃkūṃ) kakekūkūṃkūṃ
 He certainly has the stamina to have withstood the beating in his recent fight.Baj kōiiein ke ejab jorrāān jān bait eo aerro.kōiie
beautifulThese alu shells have beautiful colorsEaiboojoj unokan alu kein.alu
 The blossoms of that bush are really beautiful.Ekanooj aiboojoj bōbōl (ebbōl) in ut eṇ.bōbōl
 Where is that beautiful boat from?Booj in ia ṇe ke eṃṃan?booj
 You are very beautiful.Kwokanooj deọ.deọ
 What a beautiful sunsetEjemḷam aiboojoj an tulọk aḷ.jemḷam
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beautifullyThe boat cuts through the water beautifully.Wa ṇe ḷe eate.at
 You sing so beautifully.Ejemḷam ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) in aṃ al.jemḷam
beautyI'm hung up on that dark beauty.Ireel ippān jakmeej eṇ.jakmeej
 Your beauty makes me feel unworthy.Aṃ deọ ekōppat .pepat
becalmedThe boat was becalmed in the middle of the ocean.Eluri wa eo ṇai lọmeto.lur
becameThe sorcerer invoked a spirit over her and she became insaneRūkkōpāl eo eallōke lio im wūdeakeak.allōk
 He became a Marshallese citizen after he married a Marshallese.Ear erom juon ri-Ṃajeḷ ālkin an paleek juon ri-Ṃajeḷ.erom
 He ran and became short of breath.Ear ettōr im jeekḷọk.jeekḷọk
 After his mother's death he became very lonely.Eḷak mej jinen jāne elukkuun jeraṃōl.jeraṃōl
 I looked at my friend’s face and thought back to when we first became friends. P469Ke ij rōre lọk im lale turin mejān, ibar ememej tok iien eo jinoin aṃro kar jerā.jerā
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becauseIt's restless because you're bothering it.Eaabbwilōñlōñ kōn aṃ kaabṇōṇōiki.abbwilōñlōñ
 The baby will cry because you're bothering it.Enaaj jañ ajiri ṇe kōn aṃ kaabbwilōñlōñe.abbwilōñlōñ
 You'll know there are boys around because she starts flirting.Kwōjeḷā ke ewōr ḷaddik ijōkaṇe bwe ebar jino abbōjeje.abje
 Lift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
 He'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.abwinmake
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becauseII am going to look for stockings becauseI don't have any.Ij ilok in kajitọkin tok bwe emaat jitọkin.jitọkin
BeckonBeckon to that canoe to come here.Kwōn jeeaaḷe wa eṇ bwe en itok.jeeaaḷ
beckoningI saw a black noddy land on the northern buoy and some people on the shore beckoning to us. P523Juon uweo jekad ejok ioon buwae ṇe iōñ, ak jet roro armej ioon parijet rej jeeaaḷ tok.jekad
becomeTake him with you to show him how to become an expert fisherman.Kwōn āñini im kaaewanliki.aewanlik
 That vinegar has already become acidEajet penkō ṇeajet
 He's become a priest.Ebata.bata
 He has become a drunkard.Eṃōj an erom ri-kadek.erom
 We can boil it to become jekajeje (a good beverage for babies). S19Jemaroñ kōmatte im ewaḷọk jekajeje (eṃṃan ñan limen niñniñ).jekajeje
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becomesFirst of all, after they have grated the copra and taken the coconut milk from it, they heat it under the sun and it becomes coconut oil. S18Ṃoktata, ālkin aer raankeik waini eṇ im bōk eaḷ eṇ jāne, rej kōjeeke im ej erom pinniep.eaḷ
 If we boil it longer it becomes jekṃai (coconut syrup). S19Elañe eto ḷọk wōt ad kōmatte enaaj waḷọk jekōṃai.jekṃai
 Pound it well so it becomes pasteKwōn lukkuun liji bwe en mālij.lij
 When it is ripe, you bake it and it becomes liped (baked breadfruit) or jekaka (breadfruit chips). S12Ñe ej emmed, kwōj uṃwini im ewaḷọk liped ak jekaka.memed
 If we boil it longer it becomes jekṃai (coconut syrup). S19Elañe eto ḷọk wōt ad kōmatte enaaj waḷọk jekōṃai.to
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becomingYou should wear your hair loose on your back because it is becoming on you.Kwōn aleak bwe ekōkōjaiji eok.aleak
 He is becoming more short tempered as he grows older.Erūttoḷọk im jidimkijḷọk.jidimkij
 They are becoming interested in each other.Rōjino bōk limoun doon.limo
bedPut the baby down on the bed thereKwōn kōbabuuk niñniñ ṇe ṇai raan peet ṇebabu
 Has a mattress been put on the bed?Enañin būtoñe ke peet eṇ?būtoñ
 They'll have a bed check tonight.Rōnaaj jāāke peet kaṇ buñniin.jāāk
 Get out of bed.Kwōn jerkak.jerkak
 It is better if you put the bed crosswise in the room.Eṃṃanḷọk ñe kwokajitpeeḷeḷe peet ṇe ilowan ruṃ ṇejitpeeḷeḷ
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beddingCoconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.eṃ
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.kije-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.kinie-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.lime-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.wa
bedtimeHowever, there are some legends that remain today and we can hear them at bedtime. S13Bōtab ewōr jet inọñ rej pād wōt ñan rainin im jej maroñ wōt roñ ilo iien kiki.inọñ
beefWhen we were done eating lunch, I washed the dishes and scrubbed the bits of rice and corned beef from the deck. P384Ke ej dedeḷọk ṃōñāin raelep, ikarreoiki kein ṃōñā ko im waateeke ioon wa eo jān ṃōraṃrōṃin raij kab būbrarrarin kọọnpiip.būrar
 We don't eat beef on the outer islands of the Marshalls because there isn't any.Jej jab ṃōñā kanniōkin kau iaelōñ ko ilikin iṂajeḷ kōn an jejeḷọk (ejjeḷọk).kanniōkin kau
 That concoction is replete with corned beef.Ekkọọnpiipip iiōk eṇ.kọọnpiip
 When the rice was cooked, I got out some dishes and a can of corned beef, and filled up a pot of water for tea so everything would be ready when the three men came back to eat. P370Ke ej mat raij eo ikkwaḷọk tok kōnnọ kab juon kuwatin kọọnpiip im teiñi tok juon tibatin dānnin idaak bwe ren pojak ñan aerjel rọọl tok im ṃōñākōnnọ
 As he filled his plate I opened the corned beef and handed it to him. P372Ej kanne wōt kijen ak ijino kōpeḷḷọke kuwatin kọọnpiip eo im leḷọk ñan e.kuwat
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beelineThe umbrellaed passengers made a beeline to the airplane.Ri-aṃbwidilā ro raar iiookḷọk baḷuun eo.aṃbwidilā
bee-lineShe was obviously in dire need to relieve herself since she made a bee-line for the restroom.Alikkar an batbat bwe ear kajju ñan ṃōn bwidej eo.batbat
beenThis year's dresses have been lengthenedEṃōj kaaetoktok nuknuk iiō in.aetok
 It's a huge fish that's been around since the days of the legendary Lōktañūr (who invented the sail).Ajorṃaanin iien ko an Lōtañūr.ajorṃaan
 The singers have been given special seats.Eṃōj kōjenolọke jikin jijet ko an ri-al ro.al
 I have been on this islet one month now.Juon de allōñū ṇa āninallōñ
 That anvil has been around since the German times.Aṃbōḷin iien ko jāmne men ṇeaṃbōḷ
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beerWhere are you lugging that case of beer toKwōj ajjibanbaneḷọk keejin pia ṇe ñan ia?ajjibanban
 Bring another beer.Bar juon tok pia.bar juon
 Beer drinkerRi-idaak pia.idaak
 Warm beer always fizzes.Pia māāṇāṇ ejjibjib.jib
 He got drunk from the beer.Ekadeke pia eo.kadek
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befellIts recent dry-docking made the boat seaworthy enough to have survived the storm that befell itTọọk jidik eo jeṃaanḷọk jidik an wa eṇ ekakōiieiki im unin an jab kar jorrāān eo ilo lañ eo ear būñūti.kōiie
beforeShe's more refusing than before.Eabōblepḷọk jān ṃoktaabōblep
 He dug her a ground well before he went away.Ear kaaebōj-laḷe ṃokta jān an etal.aebōj-laḷ
 It's more tasteless than before.Eaebōjbōj ḷọk jān ṃoktaaebōjbōj
 It's even more tasteless than before.Eaebōjbōje ḷọk jān ṃoktaaebōjbōj
 Control your lust before it ruins you.Kwōjab aelellaḷ bwe kwōnāj jorrāān.aelellaḷ
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beforehandI'm warning you beforehand that she is an old lady with a sharp tongue.Ij kajineete eok ke eañjarjar an lōḷḷap eṇ kōnnaan.añjarjar
befriendedHe befriended the family.Ear jeṃjerāik baaṃle eo.jeṃjerā
 He befriended him because he took care of him.Ear jerāiki kōn an kar kejparoke.jerā
begGo beg him to give it to you.Etal im akweḷap ñane bwe en lewaj.akweḷap
 Beg God to help you.Koṃwin tūbḷotake Anij bwe en jipañ koṃ.tūbḷotak
 Jabōn kōnnaan (proverb): You eat to your fill on the ocean side (in secret); your eyeballs are about to pop out. When you're in need you beg for help!" In other words, no man is an island. We should always all look out for one another.Kwoṃōñā itujablik kaṇ; kwōdodoor timmej. Ḷak ban kūr eo in!timmej
beganThey began to get enthused when they heard his voice.Rej kab tan ellowetak ke rej roñ ainikien.ellowetak
 Tattooing began on Aelōñḷapḷap.Ear ijjino eọ ilo Aelōñḷapḷap.eọ
 They began to approach the lagoon shore of the islet.Raar jino jitaak tok ṃaan āneojitaak
 She started to attend college when she was seventeen. She began college when she was seventeen.Liō eo an kein kajoñoul jiljilimjuon, ear jino jikuuḷ ilo kaḷōj.joñoul jiljilmjuon
 After a moment I began to realize what was happening and my head started to clear up. P586Ej baj meḷan ḷọk ak ej kab jino an eñaktok im ejino peḷḷọk kōmālij e .peḷḷọk
beggedThe hungry tramp begged for food from the rich person.Armej jeedwaan eo eaar uññare ri-ṃweie eo kōnke ekwōle.armej jeedwaan
 I begged him until I got tired but he never let us borrow his canoe.Iar oware im kajjinōk ak ear jab kōtḷọk tok wa eo waan.owar
beggerI never saw a greater begger for food than he is.Ij jain kar lelolo (ellolo) kōkkauu āinwōt e.kōkkau
beggingStop begging me for it because I had nothing to do with it.Jab akweḷaptok ñan ña bwe ejjeḷọk ilo men ṇeakweḷap
 I’m really tired of begging that we go back, but here we are just staying and getting more gout,” the old woman said. P197Ilukkuun ṃōk in añōtñōt bwe kōṃro en rọọl ak eñin kōṃro kab pād de ijin im kūrroḷọk wōt,” leḷḷap eo eba.kūrro
 I'm begging you please not to fire John.Ij owar ñan eok bwe kwōn jouj in jab baere Jọọn.owar
beginThese are the surveyors and they're ready to begin.Ri-allọk ro rein repojak in jinoe.allọk
 It’s almost time for the Likabwiro storms to begin. P121Likabwiro epaak iien an buñ lọk.buñ
 The church service program is about to begin.Epaak an jijino (ijjino) būrokūraṃ jar eo.jijino
 Begin from today.Kwōn jinoe jān rainin.jijino
 They played well but didn't begin to win.Ear ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) aer kukure (ikkure)ak rōjab podem wiin.podem
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beginningIt'll freeze soon for it's beginning to get cool.Epaak an kwōj bwe ejjino aeṃōḷoḷo.aeṃōḷoḷo
 The speech he made was slurred from beginning to end.Eaplolo an jipij.aplo
 Her breasts are beginning to grow.Ebwā ittin.bwā
 They suspected him from the beginning.Raar eṇake wōt jān jinoin.eṇak
 Some of those seeds are beginning to sprout.Ine ko kaṇ ejjādede mejāer.jāde
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beginniningThe major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16Aolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.kakōḷḷe
beginsLet's go back before the storm begins.Jen rọọl ṃokta jān an buñ kōto.buñ
 School begins tomorrow morning.Jikuuḷ enāj ijjino jibboñōn ilju.jibboñōn ilju
begotAbraham begot IsaacEpereaaṃ ear keotake Aijek.keotak
begunThey have begun the jurōk fishing.Eṃōj aer jino jurōk.jurōk
 They've already begun building the house.Eṃōj an jino jutak ṃweojutak
 They haven't even begun to eat.Rōpodem ṃōñāpodem
 Have the seedlings begun to sprout?Rōnañin tōbolāār ke ine kaṇe?tōboḷāār
behalfI spoke on your behalf while you were gone.Ilo iien eo kwaar jako, iar bōk jikūṃ im kōnono ilo etaṃ.jako
 The head of the extended Marshallese family let his younger brother speak on his behalf.Aḷap eo ear kajipiiji ḷeo jatin.jipiij
 Please go and help them repair the roof in my behalf because I'm not feeling well.Kwōj ja etal in atiltaktok ñan kōjro bwe iutaṃwe.atiltak
behaveBecause I showed him how a person should behave toward relatives, he finally learned.Kōn kaaerṃweiki ejujen wōt im jeḷā.aerṃwe
 (Behave, children), or he'll pinch and hurt you.Lale bwe apapin ekōmmetak.apap
 Don't behave that way.Kwōn jab wōjak kain ṃanit rot ṇewōjak
behavedHe is well behaved.Eṃṃan ṃwilinṃwil
behaviorNow that's a rascal for you. (What he's done is his expected behavior.)Āteo ri-nana.āteo
 You won't get anywhere with your unscrupulous behavior.Koban teru kōn aṃ jāṃōd.jāṃōd
 He has shameful behavior whenever he gets drunk.Ekajjooko ñe ej kadek.kajjookok
 His behavior is revolting.Ekajjōjō jerbal kaṇ an.kajjōjō
 His behavior is more revolting than before.Ekajjōjōḷọk an jerbal jān ṃoktakajjōjō
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beheadedHe beheaded JohnEjebbare bōran Jọọn.jebbar
 They beheaded John the Baptist.Raar jebbare Jọọn Peptaij.jebbar
behindIf he continues with his laid back attitude he'll one day be left behind.Ej alebabu ak juon raan enaaj ḷak ilbōk retal jāne.alebabu
 Where are you walking with your hands behind your back.Kwōj enliklik ḷọk ñan ia.enliklik
 Where are you walking with your hands behind your back?Kwōj enliklik ḷọk ñan ia?enliklik
 That man is always walking with his hands clasped behind himḶeo ekijoñ enliklik eṇ.enliklik
 One always clasps his hands behind himRi-enliklik.enliklik
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BeholdBehold the Redeemer is born.Lo eḷotak Rilọmọọr.lo
beingWhen he returned after being absent for some time, he seemed more American.Epād im ḷak jāde tok, eri-aelōñin pālle.aelōñin pālle
 He's drenched from being caught in the rain.Aeṇakin ke ear wūte.aeṇak
 The last I saw him he was being his noisy self going your way.Eñeo ear baj aeñwāñwā wōt waj ijeṇeṇe waj.aeñwāñwā
 She'll know, being someone who influences others to live as relatives toward one another.Enaaj jeḷā bwe e ri-kaaerṃwe.aerṃwe
 His being troublesome delayed us.Ailparokin ekōṃṃan ad ruṃwij.ailparok
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beingsYou're an employer of human beings; therefore you must know how to treat your employees as such.Kwe rūkōjerbal armej innem kwōj aikuj jeḷā kuṇaaṃ ñan rijerbal ro aṃ.ri-kōjerbal armej
beliefWhose storm is this? (based on belief that certain people can cause storms).Ḷañin wōn in?ḷañ
believeI believe in heaven.Ij tōmak bwe ewōr aelōñin-lañ.aelōñin-lañ
 Do you believe that people have souls?Kwōj tōmak ke ewōr anin armej?an
 We said the island was out of rice but they didn't believe usKōmba emaat raij iāneo ak rejab tōmak.ba
 I said to myself, I don’t believe there’s daylight already.” P221Iba ippa make, Eban ñe eraan.”ban
 I can't believe it's you!Eban ñe kwe ṇe!eban
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believedThe major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16Aolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.kakōḷḷe
believesHis appearance was like those people who when they talk, everyone listens and believes what they say. P60Epao tokin kain eṇ eaejemjem.aejemjem
believingWell I didn’t look very carefully at the ocean at that time, but I have a hard time believing we are that far away from Likiep,” the Captain said. P796Ekwe ikar jab baj kakkōt mejōk ioon lọjet ilo awa ṇe kwōj ba, ak āinwōt epen tōmak ke joñan de in admān tōtoḷọk jān Likiep,” Kapen eo eba.tōtoḷọk
bellIt's time for the bell to be rung.Ejejjet awa in an jañ peeḷ ṇejejjet
 Ring the bell; it's exactly ten o'clock.Kōjañ peeḷ ṇe bwe ejejjet joñoul awa.jejjet
belligerenceHe'll get into trouble because of his obvious belligerence.Enaaj jorrāān kōn an kōkootantōn (ekkootantōn).wōtan
belligerentDon't be belligerent or you'll get into trouble.Kwōn jab wōtan bwe kwōnaaj jorrāān.wōtan
belongThese zoris belong to that lady.An kōrā eṇ jodi kein.aa-
 He's the head of the lineage I belong toAḷap eo eṇ.aḷap
 Do not go ashore on islands that do not belong to you.Bwinimjaad popoṃanit.bwinimjaad
 These are the mats that belong to me.Erkā jaki ko kineō .erkā
 Which boat does that tiller belong toJilain booj ta ṇejila
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belongedThe Boatswain came after I was done pulling in the anchor and put it away where it belonged so it wouldn’t get in the way. P480Ej kab baj wātok ālik Bojin eo ke ej dedeḷọk tōbtōb im kọkoṇe jān ijo bwe en jab kaapañ jerbal.apañ
 The Boatswain came after I was done pulling in the anchor and put it away where it belonged so it wouldn’t get in the way. P480Ej kab baj wātok ālik Bojin eo ke ej dedeḷọk tōbtōb im kọkoṇe jān ijo bwe en jab kaapañ jerbal.ālik
belongingIt looks like an index finger belonging to a Marshallese.Einwōt baj tipen addikọọtotin ri-Ṃajeḷ.addi-kọọtot
 Before, this boat was a cargo ship, belonging to the American Navy sailors. P3Wa in ṃōṃkaj kar boojin eakto ektak jeḷaan tiṃa ko waan Navy eo an America.booj
belongingsWhere are you packing your belongings to go to?Ia ṇe kwōj kaṃṃweiukiuk ñaneṃweiuk
belongsOur land belongs to us until death.Bwidej ko ad rej addemlōkmej.addemlōkmej
 Where is the mat that belongs in this room?Ewi jaki eo eran lowaan ṃwiinerer
 That governor belongs to that engine.Kabnain injin eṇ men ṇekabna
 That chick belongs to the first brood.Jojo ṇe ej ṃōttan ro eo jinoin.ro
belowI didn’t say anything else, but went below again and started bailing water, because there was a lot of it. P987Ikar jab bar kōnono ak ibar to laḷ ḷọk im ālimi dān eo bwe eḷapḷọk.ānen
 The Captain was all by himself down below because the three of us were sitting and marveling over the size and brightness of the boat. P1152Kapen eo emake wōt i lowa bwe kōmjel kar jijet im bwilōñ ijo i lōñ kōn an kilep im meram wa eo.bwilōñ
 How about if we take Captain down below so he can lie down,” Father said to the Boatswain. P1046Kōjro āktuwe laḷ tak Kapen ṇe ñan lowa bwe en babu,” Jema ekkōnono ḷọk ñan Bojin eo.eakto
 The three of us stayed there for a little while longer and then the Captain started shouting down below. P1159Kōmjel bar pād jidik ijo im ej meḷan ḷọk ak Kapen eo ekkeilọk i lowa.kōkeilọk
 I had just lain down on the mats down there below when the Captain came down. P974Ij ja babu bajjek wōt ioon jaki ko ijo i laḷ ak Kapen eo ej baj to laḷ tak.laḷ
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beltHe doesn't know how to buckle his belt.Ejaje bakōḷe kañūr eṇ an.bakōḷ
 Wrap that box with a belt so it doesn't burst.Kwōn kañūre bọọk ṇe bwe en jab rup.kañūr
 Is he letting the boy wear a belt? is he putting a belt on the boy?Ej ke kakañōrñōre ḷadik eṇ?kañūrñūr
 Is he letting the boy wear a belt? is he putting a belt on the boy?Ej ke kakañōrñōre ḷadik eṇ?kañūrñūr
 You wear your belt too high.Ekadik ḷolōñ aṃ kañūrñūr.ḷo-
benchmarksIt wasn't quite clear how the benchmarks in the study could clearly be useful.Ear jab kanooj alikkar ekōjkan an ṃuriniej ko ilo ekkatak eo maroñ in lukkuun alikkar an wōr tokjāer. ṃuriniej
bendEvery time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.bwije-
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.jepjep
 Every time we tend to the task of drawing coconut sap, in the morning and evening, and sometimes at noon, we cut the coconut shoot a bit each time, and we also bend the shoot down to prevent the sap from drowning its navel. S19Aolep iien ad jekaro, ilo jibboñ im jota im jet iien ilo raelep, jej jep utak eo jidik illọk jidik, im barāinwōt kietake bwe en jab idaak bwijen.jidik illọk jidik
 Bend his head forward so that it doesn't get hit.Kwōn kajillọkwe bwe en jab itaak bōran.jillọk
 First, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kakōlkōl
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BenderʻsBender's genealogy is quite complex.Menmenbwij eo an Bender ebwe an kapokpok.menmenbwij
bendingThey're bending the decking material.Rej kukbōl (ikkubōl) teekkiiñkukbōl
beneathIt is quite shady beneath that breadfruit tree.Eḷap an aemed iuṃwin eṇ.aemed
benedictionWho will give the benediction?Wōn enaaj kōṃṃane jarin kōjeraaṃṃan eo?jarin kōjeraaṃṃan
BenefitBenefit, pension.Ṃani in jipañ.jipañ
benightedThe ship was benighted at the ocean-side of the atoll and the captain was afraid to enter the lagoon for fear of running aground on any of the coral heads littering the channel.Emaroke tiṃa eo ṇailik innem emijak kapen eo in ṃwear kōnke ewōdwōde lowaan to eo.marok
bentMy fingernail got bent backEalkōk akkiin peiū.ālkōk
 My spear was bent.Ekob ṃade eo .kob
berserkThe demon made her shriek as if she was going berserk.Tiṃoṇ eo ekakkeilọk lio im einwōt ñe ewāti wūdeakeak.kōkeilọk
 Everyone ran away from him because he went berserk.Aolep im ko jāne bwe ewūdeakeak.wūdeakeak
besideThey surrounding the school of rabbitfish beside the stony shoal so they could easily scoop it up with a net.Rej aḷeek ṃọle ṇa idipin ṇa eṇ bwe en eṃṃan jabuki.aḷe
 Come and stay beside me so I can shelter you from wind if you are cold.Itok im pād jablurū eḷaññe kwōpiọ.jablur
 I feel unworthy to walk beside herIppat in etetal ippān.pepat
 He was beside himself with excitement because of his new vehicle that he didn’t know what to do except to drive around and show it off.Eñak en et kōn an kāāl waan ettōr eo waan innem tarto-tōrtakin de eo.tarto-tartak
BesidesBesides wanting to eat, he also wants to come.Ebarāinwōt kōṇaan itok ijellọkun an kōṇaan ṃōñābarāinwōt
 Do you witness or stand for your faith by good works besides just talk?Kwōj juraake ke tōmak ṇe aṃ kōn jerbal eṃṃan ijellọkin kōnono wōt? juraake
 Who else besides himE ātāt
bestLikiep has the best anchorageEṃṃan tata aba eṇ iarin Likiep.aba
 Father was doing his best to persevere but it was obvious that he was growing hopeless and uneasy. P1027Jema ekar kate wōt ak elukkuun alikkar an dedodo im addiṃakoko.addiṃakoko
 When it's their turn to work, they'll do their best.Eḷaññe enaaj aerwōj iien jerbal renaaj kate er joñan wōt aer maroñ.aerwōj
 Your chewed the best part of the pandanus and gave him the butt (the ṃak).Kwowōde ajjipekin bōb eo im ḷak leḷọk ṃak eo.ajjipek
 It's best to watch birds at twilight to locate their roost Eṃṃan tata akadein jotaḷọk.akade
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bestowedHe bestowed his land on his descendants.Ear kaaelōñe ajiri ro nejin.aelōñ
betYou should throw better, because I bet on you, man,” one of the players told him. P157Kwōn kōṃanṃan aṃ kadkad bwe iar pet ippaṃ ḷouweo,” juon iaan rūtaij ro ejiroñ ḷọkḷouweo
 He raised my bet.Ear petaik .peta
betrayedJudas betrayed Jesus to the Pharisees.Jutōj ear ketake Jijej ñan Pharisee ro.ketak
betrayerThe judge revealed the identity of the betrayer.Ri-ekajet eo ear ketake ri-ketak eo. ketak
betrothedThey are now betrothed.Eṃōj kakobaik erro.koba
BetterBetter not fool around with his wife or he'll put a spell on you.Jab aelellọḷe bwe enaaj kọọle eok.aelellaḷ
 The current here where I'm fishing is better than where you are.Eaeṃṃan ḷọk ije ij eọñwōd ie jān ijeṇe.aeṃṃan
 It's better not to associate with himEṃṃan kwōn jab aetōl ippān.aetōl
 It's better to be sharing than to be selfish.Eṃṃanḷọk ajej jān kūbboṇ.ajej
 Your putting sweet smelling drift nut to make coconut oil is better than mine.Ajetūṃ eñaj jān ajetū.ajet
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betweenWho between the two of you is going to be the prodder?Wōn ri-adibwij iaamiro?adibwij
 The current flowing into the lagoon between these islets is quite strong.Ekajoor aewaarin kōtaan āne kein.aear
 The current in the ocean between Likiep and Ruōt is flowing northward.Eaeniñeañḷọk meto eṇ kōtaan Likiep im Ruōt.aeniñeañḷọk
 Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none.Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none. (Lit. Having too many eyes to take in your choice will cause you to loose your grip and to drift aft between the outrigger and the hull and away from the canoe.Elōñ mejān aṃ ātet innem kwomaroñ in peeto kōtaan apit to!ātet
 According to the agreement between the United States and Micronesia,....Ekkar ñan bujen eo kōtaan Amedka im Maikronejia,....bujen
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bevelPlease plane it so it can fit the bevel of the window sill.Kwōn jouj in pileini ekkar ñan pābōḷ e an wūntō e.pābōḷ
beverageWe can boil it to become jekajeje (a good beverage for babies). S19Jemaroñ kōmatte im ewaḷọk jekajeje (eṃṃan ñan limen niñniñ).jekajeje
 Gin is an alcoholic beverage.Jiin ej dānnin kadek.jiin
 Also, if we let jekaro stand for three days, it will become jimañūñ—the alcoholic beverage of the Marshallese. S19Bar juon, elañe jenaaj kōtḷọk jekaro eo bwe en pād jilu raan, enaaj erom jimañūñ—dān in kadek eo limen ri-Ṃajeḷ.jimañūñ
 He came over and poured his beverage and sat down where the three of them drank coffee. P275Eitok im kōṃṃan limen im jijet ijo erjel idaak kọpe.kōṃṃan
 Also, if we let jekaro stand for three days, it will become jimañūñ—the alcoholic beverage of the Marshallese. S19Bar juon, elañe jenaaj kōtḷọk jekaro eo bwe en pād jilu raan, enaaj erom jimañūñ—dān in kadek eo limen ri-Ṃajeḷ.kōtḷọk
beveragesCoconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.eṃ
 Alcohol beverages make him stagger.Dānnin kadek ekōjepāppāpe.jepāppāp
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.kije-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.kinie-
 Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.lime-
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BewareBeware of breaking the taboos or our medicines will bring on adverse effects.Lale aṃ aḷok bwe enāj rọọl utōn wūno kaṇe arro.aḷok
 Beware of the Portuguese man-o’-war in the lagoon because there are plenty of them at this time.Kōjparok aṃ tutu iaar bwe eaolōke kiiō.bwe
 Beware of associating with him or he'll bum everything off of you.Lale aṃ aetōl ippān bwe enāj kañkañe eok.kañkañ
 Beware of exaggerations.Lale bwe armej rōkein kōḷḷapḷap.kōḷḷapḷap
bewitchedHe got bewitched near the house.Eaetoiki ṇa iturin ṃweoaeto
beyondThe Americans made noise beyond enduranceEtar jān joñan an ri-Amedka ro kōṃṃan aeñwāñwā.Amedka
 He's really beyond helpLikao eṇ edọọlol.dọlel
biasHe has no inclination to bias whatsoeverEjjeḷọk kalijekḷọk ippān ñan jidik.kalijekḷọk
biasedDon't always be so biased.Kwōn jab kōṇaan jejepjep (ejjepjep).jep
BibleThe Lord of Hosts as described in the Bible.Anij in Inelep eo einwōt an kōmlōt ilo Baibōḷ.Anij in Inelep
 She went looking for a Bible.Emoot in kōbaibōḷ.Baibōḷ
 That man knows more Bible!Ḷeeṇ ri-Baibōḷ.Baibōḷ
 The Bible says, Obedience is better than sacrifice,’” the Boatswain responded to me with this verse. P1210Baibōḷ ej ba, Eṃṃan pokake jān katok’,” Bojin eo eba tok eoon in ñan ñaeoon
 Only Noah and his family survived the great flood in the Bible.Nowa wōt im bwij eo an raar mour ilo ibwijleplep eo ilo Baibōḷ.ibwijleplep
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bib-overallsHe has on funny looking bib-overalls.Ekōjak būrijōōt eṇ an.būrijōōt
 Who gave him the bib-overalls?Wōn ṇe ear kabūrijōōte?būrijōōt
bickeringYour bickering is obvious.Ealikkar akwāāliṃ.akwāāl
bicycleCan you carry a bag of rice on your bicycle?Kwōmaroñ ke baajkōḷe juon pāāk in raij?baajkōḷ
 You ride the bicycle toward me.Kwōn baajkōḷ tok.baajkōḷ
 The bicycle man is coming.Ri-baajkōḷ eo ṇe tok.baajkōḷ
 Pump up that bicycle tire because there is only a little air in it.Kwōn baṃe neen baajkōḷ ṇe bwe edik kūtuōn.baṃ
 Pump up that bicycle tire because there is only a little air in it.Kwōn baṃe neen baajkōḷ ṇe bwe edik kūtuon.baṃ
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bidThe people on the pier came over to bid us farewell. They all waved goodbye. P484Armej ro wōj ioon wab eo reiọkiọkwe tok kōmmān. Erwōj jokutbae tok.iọkiọkwe
bigWas it you that got her to tuck the big basket under her arm?Kwaar kaabjājeiki ke kōn iep kileplep eo raan eo ḷọkabjāje
 He/she obviously was big judging by his/her fingers/toes.Alikkar an kar kilep jān wōt addi kaṇe addiin.addi
 He's got such strong fingers, he lifted the big food basket with his pinky.Joñan an kajoor addiin pein, ear addi-diki kilōk eo im kotake.addi-dik
 My big toeAddi lepin neō.addi-lep
 My thumb (or big toe).Addi lepū.addi-lep
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biggerThe mound of stones on the northern end of the island is bigger.Eajokḷāḷọk jabōn ānin tuiōñ.ajokḷā
 And the waves keep getting bigger. P698Kab ṇo in ej jab bōjrak an kilep ḷọk wōt.bōjrak
 The waves are getting bigger.” P519Kab ke eibeb tok.”ibeb
 The iṃiṃ at the lagoon side are bigger than the iṃiṃ at the ocean side.Elḷap iṃiṃin iaar jān lik.iṃiṃ
 Son, hang on; the waves are getting bigger,” Father yelled to me. P498Nejū e, kakkōt jirok bwe ejino eḷḷap ṇo,” Jema ejiroñ tok .jirok
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biggestThe biggest alligators are found in Africa.Kileptata aḷkitain Abdika.aḷkita
 That woman is the biggest blabber mouth.Rūbbōk tata eo eṇ.bōbōk
 He is the biggest sinner of all those boys.Ri-jerawiwitata eo eṇ iaan ḷadik raṇ.jerọwiwi
big-shotWhen will the Russian big-shot come over?Enaaj itok ñāāt ḷaikaalalin Roojia eo?ḷaikaalal
BikarBokak atoll has similar fish and bird habitats as Bikar atollAjañin Bokaak enañin einwōt ajañin Pikaar.ajañ
 The island of Bikar is teeming with frigate birds this time of the year.Eake Pikaar ilo allōñ kein.ak
 Jemo, Bikar, Taka, and Erikub are some of the islands in the Marshalls reserved for chiefs strictly for food-gathering purposes.Jemọ, Pikaar, Tōke, im Ādkup rej jet iaan ḷārooj ko ilo aelōñin Ṃajeḷḷārooj
 Have you (ever) been to Bikar atollKwōnañin ke pād Pikaar?nañin
bikeLet him ride the bike so he doesn't cry.Kwōn kōbaajkōle bwe en jab jañ.baajkōḷ
 Will you please put that bike togetherBooje ṃōk baajikōḷ ṇebobo
 I'm going to put oil on his bike so it runs well.Ij ilān wōiḷi ḷọk baijkōḷ eṇ waan bwe en eṃṃan an etal.wōil
BikiniBikini, the land of noisy people.Pikinni ailuwannañnañ.ailuwannañnañ
 After the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.Ālikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.ajeḷḷā
 We could feel the ground quaking when the H-bomb was dropped at Bikini AtollKōm ar eñjake an ṃweiur laḷ ke ej wōtlọk baaṃ eo iPikinni.ṃweiur
 Bikini and Einiwetok are where America tested bombs. S1Pikinni im Ānewetak rej ijoko Amedka ear teej baaṃ ie.teej
 She wore a yellow polka dot bikini.Ear pikinni kōn juon nuknuk iaḷo tiltil.tiltil
BikiniansNoisy Bikinians.Ailuwaannañnañin Pikinni.ailuwannañnañ
bilgeBefore I went up I looked under the boards inside to see how the bilge water was. P1115Ṃōṃkaj jān kar etal jān ijo, ikar bar alluwaḷọke ḷọk iuṃwin ko bwe in lale ej et dān eo i lowa.alluwaḷọk
 It spilled from the engine when it was running and then flowed into and combined with the bilge water.” Father explained. P718Ekar ippilpil jān injin ṇe ke ear jọ im tọọr waj ñan dān ṇe i lowa,” Jema ekōmḷeḷeik .kōmmeḷeḷe
 The only sound I could hear was the little bilge water splashing inside the boat when it moved and when it bumped up against the pier. P346Men eo ikar roñ ainikien de eo dān jidik eo ej kokolōblōb i lowaan wa eo ilo an ṃōṃakūtkūt im ṃōḷeiñiñ ke ej atartar i turin wab eo.ṃōṃōḷeiñiñ
 It spilled from the engine when it was running and then flowed into and combined with the bilge water.” Father explained. P718Ekar ippilpil jān injin ṇe ke ear jọ im tọọr waj ñan dān ṇe i lowa,” Jema ekōmḷeḷeik .pil
billChange the ten dollar bill to dimes.Jāniji joñoul taḷa ṇe ñan jāān dekā joñoul jāān.jāān dekā
 Do you have a hundred dollar bill?Ewōr ke aṃ jibukwi taḷa piil?jibukwi
 The bill has been passed.Eḷḷā piiḷ eo.ḷōḷā
 Bill me later for the goods I'm taking out.Kwōn kab piiḷi kōn ṃweiuk ij kaduoji.piiḷ
 I think Bill is more fearful than Thomas.Ij ḷōmṇak Piiḷ eajineañro ḷọk jān Toṃaaj.ajineañro
billiardsDon't let that novice play billiards.Jab kapiliete ñak ṇepiliet
billsTake care of those who have accounts here first before they leave and don't pay their bills.Kwōn eọroñ ri-akkaun raṇe ṃokta bwe renaaj jujen rọọl im jab kōḷḷā.akkaun
bindFirst, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kakōlkōl
 First, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kietak
 First, we examine the shoot, so that if it is the right size, we trim and bind it, peel off its end, and bend it down a little. S19Ṃokta, jej kakilen utak eo, bwe ñe eṃṃan joñan, jej jepe im eọuti, kọudpake, im kietake jidik.kọudpak
 Make sure you bind them tightly so they don’t come untied,” the Captain said. P685Lukkuun lukwōji bwe ren pen ippān doon im jab mejaḷ ḷọk,” Kapen eo eba.lelok
 Bind his hands together.Lukwōj pein.lelok
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binocularsTake a look at the boat through the binoculars.Baiklaaje tok ṃōk wa eṇ.baiklaaj
 You let him use the binoculars.Kwōn kōbaikulaaje.baiklaaj
 That man always uses binoculars.Ḷeo ebbaikilaaj eṇ.baiklaaj
 He is the right man to use the binoculars.Ri-baikulaaj eo eṇ.baiklaaj
 Take a look at that ship through the binoculars.Jibaiklaajeḷọk wa eṇ.jibaiklaaj
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biographyHe wrote his own biography -- his autobiography.Ear je bwebwenatoun mour eo an.bwebwenatoun mour an juon armej
biologyThey're studying biology in school.Rej katak kōn mour ilo jikuuḷ.katak kōn mour
birdBokak atoll has similar fish and bird habitats as Bikar atoll.Ajañin Bokaak enañin einwōt ajañin Pikaar.ajañ
 "Look up to the frigate bird" is a Marshallese proverb. (It means to follow and respect the traditional chief.)"Jede ak eō" ej juon iaan jabōn kōnnaan ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.ak
 Where did that frigate bird come from?Akin ia ṇeak
 Go find out where that bird is roosting.Akadeiktok ia eṇ bao ṇe ej edde ie.akade
 The bird watchers are over there under the breadfruit tree to locate where the birds are roosting.Ri-akade ro raṇ iuṃmwin eṇ.akade
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birdsThe atoll has lots of habitats for birds and fish.Eajañe aelōñ in.ajañ
 The island of Bikar is teeming with frigate birds this time of the year.Eake Pikaar ilo allōñ kein.ak
 Let's go hunt for pet frigate birds.Kōjro itōn kōaktok nejirro koonin ak.ak
 Ḷōlwōj's watching birds to locate their roost is quite thorough.Akadein Ḷōlwōj ebwe an tiljek.akade
 It's best to watch birds at twilight to locate their roost Eṃṃan tata akadein jotaḷọk.akade
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birdsʻLet's go locate the frigate birds' roost so we can easily catch them tonight.Jen ilān akajoki ak kaṇ bwe en kab pidodo ad jejọñ (ejjọñ).akajok
 He's trying to locate the birds' roost while there's still some light left.Ej kajjioñ alekọ ke ej ja wōr jidik meram.alekọ
birthThat boy has been deaf since birth.Ḷadik eṇ ej juon ri-jarroñroñ jān ke ear ḷotakjarroñroñ
 They commemorated the birth.Raar kaḷọke raan in keemem eo.kaḷọk
 She gave birth to a fetus last night.Ear kōmmour kọ boñ.kọ
 His wife gave birth last night.Lio ippān ear kōmmour boñ.kōmmour
 She's not very active for she just gave birth.Ej jab kanooj ājmour bwe kūrae.kūrae
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birthdayAnd because the week after next will be my son’s first birthday and I really don’t want to miss it. P95Dedeinke wiik uweo tok juon naaj iien an niñniñ eo nejū kemem im iabwin jako jāne.dedeinke
 They just used coconut-frond trays at the birthday celebrationRaar kōjerbal wōt enrā ilo keemem eo.enrā
 The men who pick green coconuts for the birthday party are now picking coconuts on that island.Ri-entak ni in kemeem ro rej entak kiiō ilo āneeṇentak
 The family got together in a birthday celebrationBaaṃle eo raar iiāio ippān doon ilo juon kemeem.iiāio
 She came and cried on my shoulder yesterday saying they did not let her know about the birthday partyEitok inne im jabneejej tok ñan ña kōn aer kar jab kōjeḷāik kake keemem eo.jabneejej
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birthmarkThe boy has a birthmark on his chest.Ebuwak ubōn ḷadik eṇ.buwak
birthmarksThe boy has birthmarks all over his leg.Ebbuwakwak neen ḷadik eṇ.buwak
 She has a lot of birthmarks on her face.Ebuwake turun mejān lieṇ.buwak
biscuitThe biscuit is saturated with water.Ebok būreej ṇebok
 The biscuit is saturated with water.Ebok būreej ṇebok
 Son, go down and get one of the empty biscuit containers so I can go back ashore and fill it up,” he said. P1272Nejū, to laḷ waj ṃōk jibwe tok juon iaan āmje tiinin kar petkōj ko i lowa bwe in bar rọọl āne ḷọk in teiñki tok,” ekar ba tok.tiin
biscuitsRun along and get us some biscuits, and charge them to my account.Ettōr im akkaunitok jet kijed petkōj ilo akkaun eṇ .akkaun
 Bring over some biscuits,” the Captain said. P960Bōbōk tok petkōj,” Kapen eo eba.bōbōk
 I hope there are a lot of biscuits left because we are going to be drifting for a while yet,” the Boatswain said as he started to eat. P965En baj lōñ wōt ṇe petkōj kwōbōk tok ke eaetok peḷọk in,” Bojin eo eba im bwilik ṃaan meme eo.bōk
 I took biscuits and put them in front of the men. P963Ikar būki ḷọk im doori ṇa i turierjel.dedoor
 The only thing we could hear inside the boat was the sound of us eating our biscuits and of the water splashing around between the ribs of the boats. P813Ke baj lowaan wa eo eo kōmmān kar kabijje ie, men eo jemaroñ roñ de eo ijo ej aininkien ammān kañuri petkōj ko, koba ippān ainikien an jejelōblōb dān eo i kōtaan eḷḷa ko.eḷḷa
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bitHe is not bothered one bit.Ejaje abṇōṇō ñan jidik.abṇōṇō
 An adenpe shark bit his hand off.Adenpe ekij pein im jako.adenpe
 This part of the ocean feels a bit spooky,” Father said at the same time the incident occurred. P1036Āinwōt meto jab in ebaj aeto,” Jema ekar ba ejja ilo minit eo wōt ekar waḷọk men in.aeto
 You're so dizzy you almost bit the dirt.Baj ajjiṃaalaliṃ ke kwoitōn ñarij laḷ.ajjiṃaalal
 Bring the bow a bit more to the wind and you'll be on target.Letak jidik bōran wa ṇe im enaaj allọk.allọk
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bitchShe's a bitch.Emake kidu lieṇ.kidu
biteHe didn't know what made him bite his lip.Ejaje ta eo ekaaṃtōke.aṃtōk
 They say that if we bite our lips it means someone is mentioning our name.Rej ba ke ñe jej aṃtōk ewōr eṇ ej ba etad.aṃtōk
 You two shouldn’t pay attention to him, because he’s all bark and no bite. P178Koṃro jab elwaj ippān bwe ej rorror bajjek wōt ak ej jab kūk.el
 Watch out for centipedes that they don't bite youLale iie ekij eok.iie
 Bite off the end of the pandanus.Kakiāre bōb ṇekiār
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bitesHe always bites his lips when he's angry.Aolep iien ḷeeṇ ej aṃtōk ñe ej lilu (illu).aṃtōk
 You're not doing a good job of chumming because I'm not getting any bites.Ewi wāween aṃ anan ke ej jab ṃōñā!anan
 Bring all your things to the boat because we are going to set sail at 6 o’clock,” the Captain said to me between bites. P379Kōpooj tok aolep ṃweiemi ñan wa in bwe jiljino awa jejeblaak,” Kapen eo ekkōnono tok ikōtaan meme.kōtaa-
bitingMy biting my lips made me mispronounce the word.Aṃtōkū ekōṃṃan an bōd ba naan eo.aṃtōk
 Perhaps the cold sea breeze is the reason land-based chill is not as biting as the ocean one.Bwōlen kōto ṃoḷo ṇe ioon lọmeto ej kōṃṃan bwe piọ in eppānene en jab ekkañin wōt piọ in ioon lọmeto.eppānene
 Fish are biting less on the lagoon side than on the ocean side.Ejakkūk ḷọk iaar jān lik.jakkūk
 The fish are not biting todayEjakkūk rainin.jakkūk
 The fish are not biting in the lagoon off this islet.Eḷap an jakkūk iarin āninjakkūk
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bitsWhen we were done eating lunch, I washed the dishes and scrubbed the bits of rice and corned beef from the deck. P384Ke ej dedeḷọk ṃōñāin raelep, ikarreoiki kein ṃōñā ko im waateeke ioon wa eo jān ṃōraṃrōṃin raij kab būbrarrarin kọọnpiip.būrar
 Who cut/tore the breadfruit into tiny bits?Wōn ṇe ear kajjiniñniñ ṇejiniñniñ
 While they were enjoying their little bits of food, a big naughty skipjack came over and started causing a commotion. P386Rej ja ṃōṃōṇōṇō wōt kōn men ko kijeer ak etōbtōb tok juon ḷañe kakūtōtō im uwōjak.tōbtōb
bittThey are up front, next to the bitt,” the Boatswain replied. P411Erkākaṇ ḷọk iṃaanier, iturin pet eṇ,” Bojin eo euwaak.ṃaan
 They are up front, next to the bitt,” the Boatswain replied. P411Erkākaṇ ḷọk iṃaanier, iturin pet eṇ,” Bojin eo euwaak.pet
 Tie the anchor on the bitt thereLukwōj emjak ṇe ilo pet ṇepet
bitterMarshallese women wean their babies with bitter leavesKōrein Ṃajeḷ rej kaliktūt kōn bōlōk meọ.liktūt
blabberThat woman is the biggest blabber mouthRūbbōk tata eo eṇ.bōbōk
blabbermouthDon't be a blabbermouth.Kwōn jab kōṇaan tōtal (ettal).tōtal
blabber-mouthWhat a blabber-mouth.Āteo rūbbōk.bōbōk
 Don't tell him cause he is a blabber-mouth.Jab ba ñane bwe ebbōk.bōbōk
blackI have not seen a black appleIj jañin ellolo abōḷ kilmeej.abōḷ
 The spiritual power of a great black magicianAbōnān ṇakṇōkabōn
 While he was whistling a black noddy flew over and landed on the Captain’s right shoulder. P1035Ej ja ajjewewe bajjek wōt ijo ak ekā tak juon jekad im jok ioon aeran anbwijmaroñ.ajwewe
 Who gave you a black eyeWōn ṇe ear baiti mejaṃbait
 Because there are no stars visible in the sky makes tonight more pitch black than last night.An ejjeḷọk iju eṇ ej waḷọk ilañ ekainnijekḷọk buñinin jān boñ.innijek
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blackerI've never seen a blacker individualEditōb wōt in armej.ditōb
bladderHis gall bladder is ruptured.Erup atin.rup
bladeThe blade of this machete is chipped.Ebwilọk mejān jāje e.mejān jāje
 The blade of the knife was chipped in several places.Ettāṃoṇṃoṇ mejān ṇaib eo.tāṃoṇ
blameI put the blame on him.Iar kōmatōre.kōmmatōr
 I won't blame youIban ṇaruoṃṇaruon
 The lumber and tin are not to blame,” Father said. P1129Ejjeḷọk ruōn aḷaḷ im tiin kein,” Jema eba.ruo-
 You are not to blame.Ej jab ruoṃ.ruo-
blamedIt was his fault but he blamed his brother.An bōd eo ak ear ṇaruon likao eo jatin.ṇaruon
blanketYou'll make the blanket all smelly.Enaaj būbḷapḷap (ibbūḷapḷap) kọọj ṇe ippaṃ.būbḷapḷap
 Don't make the blanket smellyKwōn jab kabbūḷapḷap kọọj ṇebūbḷapḷap
 Where did you get your blanket?Būḷañkōjin ia ṇe kinieṃ?būḷañkōj
 Cover that baby with a blanket.Kwōn kūtbuuj ajri ṇe kōn juon kọọj.kūkūtbuuj
 That's my blanket.Kọọjeō meṇ ṇekọje-
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blanketsDo they have anybody to give them blankets?Eor ke ri-ṇakọjeer?ṇakọjen
 The islanders were provided with blankets after the typhoon.Raar ṇakọjen ri-āneo ālkin taibuun eo.ṇakọjen
blasphemeDon't blaspheme him or he'll get angry.Jab būḷaajpiimi bwe enaaj lilu (illu).būḷaajpiim
blasphemyHe committed blasphemy by cursing the name of Almighty God.Ear kōtrai im kōnājneje etan Anij ḶapḷapAnij Ḷapḷap
bleachThere was bleach all over the place where she washed clothes.Ejjerajkoko jo ear kwaḷkoḷ ie.jerajko
 Bleach those white clothes.Jerajkouk nuknuk mouj kaṇe.jerajko
 Those who are responsible for putting bleach in the cistern have already done so.Ri-jerajko ro eṃōj aer jerajkoik aebōj eṇ.jerajko
bleachedThe shell stayed out so long in the sun that it was bleached.Eto an libbukwe eo kōjeje innem eor jān ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) ineor
 That cistern has been bleached (to sanitize it).Ejerajko aebōj eṇ.jerajko
bleedingThe sun is eclipsing (literally, bleeding)Ebōtōktōk aḷ.aḷ
 His nose is bleeding.Eḷōjo bọtin.ḷōjo
 That boy's leg keeps on bleeding.Epiliñliñ ḷọk neen ḷadik ṇepiliñliñ
blessMay God bless youAnij eṇ kajeraaṃṃan eok.jeraaṃṃan
blessedHe made the man kneel and blessed himEar kabukwelōlōik ḷeo im kokwōjarjare (ekkwōjarjare).bukwelōlō
 His trip has been blessed.Eṃōj kōjeraaṃṃan tūreep in an.jeraaṃṃan
 God blessed Adam and Eve and said, "Be fruitful and multiply, so that your offspring will spread be all over the world." (Genesis 1:28)Anij ear kōjeraṃṃan Adam im Eve im ba, "Koṃro en timọọn im wōrḷọk, bwe ro ineemi ren ajedeed ioon laḷ.timọọn
blewThe feather decorations blew away during the sqall.Rōpeḷḷọk deñḷọk ko ilo utọr jidik eo.deñḷọk
 I could sense the sail was full as the wind blew and whistled through the riggings, and foam appeared on the surface of the water P567Ikar eñjake bwe ñe ej lōtlōt kōto eo ejañ riikin im ṃōrṃōr ioon lọjet.eñjake
 It alarmed the community when the warship blew its horn on the oceanside of the island.Ekairuj jukjuk im pād eo ke ṃōnwa eo ej kōjañ jilel eo ie ilikin āneo āneeriruj
 The ship blew its horn.Ejilel wa eo.jilel
 The ship blew its horn to signal its departure.Tiṃa eo ear jilele an jerak.jilel
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blindDon't stare at the sun because it will blind youJab kalimjek aḷ bwe kwonaaj pilo.aḷ
 The blind man is using the stick find his way as he walks.Ḷeo epilo ej jatoḷ kōn aḷaḷ eo ilo an etetal.jatoḷ
 I am blind.Ipilo.pilo
blindingYour fire is blinding meImejko kōn kijek ṇe aṃ.mejko
blinkingWhy do you keep on blinking?Etke kwōjaam memājkunkun (emmājkunkun)?mājkun
 I looked over at the Captain, who was still breathing fast and his face was all red and he wasn’t blinking. P1057Iḷak kalimjek Kapen eo ej memenono wōt ak mejān ekar kabūrōrō wōt im jab rom.menono
blisterI have a blister on my hand from shoveling so long.Ebok peiū kōn an to jabōḷ.bok
blistersI was sunbathing and I got blisters on my back.Eil ālkū kōn kar kōjeje.il
 Can you please pop the blisters on my back?Kwōmaroñ ke kāilili likū?il
blockHe's a chip off the old block.Āinḷọk wōt jemān.āinḷọk wōt
 Don't block my view.Kwōn jab pinej meja.pinej
blockadeThe American fleet set up a blockade.Inej eo an Amedka ear bōbaar (ebbaar) wabōbaar
blockadedThe American fleet blockaded Russian ships from coming to Cuba.Inej eo an Amedka ear barōk wa ko waan ri-Rojia jān aer itok ñan Kiuba.bōbaar
blockedThe Roman guard blocked the grave of Jesus.Rūbbaar ro raar barōk lōb eo lūbōn Jesus.bōbaar
 When the birds flew out to sea, they blocked our view of it.Eḷak pikmetoḷọk bao ko, jeban lo lọjet.pikmeto
blocksAn eclipse of the moon comes about when the earth blocks off the sunlight from it.Ej bōtōktōk allōñ ñe laḷ in ej pinej meramin aḷ jāne.bōtōktōk allōñ
 How many blocks did you use on your house?Jete būḷakin ṃweeṇ ṃōṃbūḷak
 I'll build my house using cement blocks.Inaaj pirōke ṃweeṇ iṃō.pirōk
blondLots of Americans have blond hairEṃṃūrarrar kooḷan bōran ri-Amedka.ṃūrar
bloodThe blood pressure he felt in the blood vessels in his left arm prevented him from work.Aerin bōtōktōkin ekein pein tuanmiiñ ear kautaṃweiki jān jerbal.aerin bōtōktōk
 The blood pressure he felt in the blood vessels in his left arm prevented him from work.Aerin bōtōktōkin ekein pein tuanmiiñ ear kautaṃweiki jān jerbal.aerin bōtōktōk
 The blood pressure is more apparent today than yesterday.Eaerin bōtōktōk ḷọk rainiin jān inne.aerin bōtōktōk
 I feel the blood pressure moving up in this area of my arm.Eaerin bōtōktōk tok ijo tok ipeū.aerin bōtōktōk
 He feels the blood pressure on his face.Eaerin bōtōktōk turin mejān.aerin bōtōktōk
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bloodlettingOlder people often resort to bloodletting to cure their ailments.Eḷap an aḷap kōjerbal kadkad ñan nañinmej kaṇ aer.kadkad
 The medicine man treated the sick man by bloodletting.Ruuno eo ear kade ri-nañinmej eo.kadkad
bloomMake a garland with buds so when they bloom they'll fit closer together.Kwōn ḷōḷō albok bwe ren ḷak bōbōl (ebbōl) ekoṇ mejān ut ṇe utūṃ.albok
blossomsThe blossoms of that bush are really beautiful.Ekanooj aiboojoj bōbōl (ebbōl) in ut eṇ.bōbōl
blowDon't blow your nose carelessly.En jab jabde aṃ ba.ba
 Don't blow your nose everywhere.Kwōn jab bato batak.ba
 Don't blow your nose toward us here.Kwōn jab batok.ba
 Will you please blow the balloon?Kabboole ṃōk bujeeñ ṇebōbool
 As he swung at me I suddenly parried his blow.Eḷak depdeptok iṃōkaj im baare.depdep
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blowingDidn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āne
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āneañinene
 The trade winds were blowing favorably and the Captain and Father looked up at the clouds and predicted it would be like that for the rest of the day. P969Kōto eo ekọto im Kapen eo kab Jema rōḷak kōbbaal tok rōba ke enaaj kar āindeeo an ṃōṃan ñan boñ.kọto
 Just as he was going, the wind started blowing and we all felt pleasantly cool. P112Ej etal wōt ak ejino an kōkōtoto tok im kōmjel Jema im ḷōḷḷap eo leladikdik.kōto
 The wind keeps on blowing in from the outside.Ekkōtoto tok jān nabōj.kōto
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blownThe cloud is blown awayEpeḷḷọk kōdọ eo.peḷḷọk
blowsDidn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āne
 Didn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āneañinene
 The one who blows the horn/conch.Ri-jilel.jilel
blowtorchMay I borrow your blowtorch?Imaroñ ke kōjerbal pilerab eo wōjaṃ?pilerab
blueThe Captain suddenly steered the boat the other way when he saw the water turning a light blue color as we approached a coral head. P497Kapen eo ebuñjenōm ḷak kōjeer wa eo, iḷak reito ilo memoujujin tōrerein wōd eo ke wa eo ej kaatare.buñjen
bluegumThey are putting bluegum planks on the bottom of that boat.Rej būḷukaṃe kapin wa eṇ.būḷukaṃ
bluffingNow I know that you're bluffing.Kiiō ijeḷā ke kwōj būḷabe .būḷab
bluishShe's wearing a bluish dressEj kōṇak juon nuknuk ebbūḷuḷu mejān.būḷu
blunderAccording to traditional custom a person who sings upon trees commits a social blunder.Ekkar ñan ṃantin aelōñ kein ri-aluej ej armej rot eṇ ej kọkkure ṃanet im al iraan wōjke kaṇ.aluej
bluntMy pencil has a blunt pointEaiḷip bōran pinjeḷ e .aiḷip
 He's always using blunt pointed spears.Ej kaaiḷḷipi ṃaan ṃade kaṇ an.aiḷip
 Why do you want pencils with blunt pointsEtke kwōkaaiḷḷip bōran pinjeḷ?aiḷip
 The end of the husking stick is blunt.Ebwijil bōran doon eo.bwijil
 Who made the end of the husking stick blunt?Wōn eo ear kabwijil bōran doon eo?bwijil
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boardIs he splitting the board open like I said?Ej kōbōḷñake ke aḷaḷ eṇ āinwōt kar ba?bōḷñak
 The board has lots of nails in it.Eddilala ṇedila
 Nail that board.Kwōn dilaik ṇedila
 The people on board a ship, boat, etc.Ruwa.iāne
 Okay, just stay there, because I'm going to drag one end of the board up on deck and through the doorway while you hold the other end; that way it won’t fall on you or the engine,” Father suggested. P677Ekwe, kwōn kab pād wōt ijeṇe bwe inaaj ekkotak lōñ ḷọk im iperi ḷọk ioon teek i lowaan kōjām ṇe ḷọk im kwōnaaj jibwe tu ḷokaer ilo iien eṇ ij kōtḷọki bwe ren jab wōtḷọk im ure eok kab injin ṇe,” Jema ekar kapilōk tok .ipep
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board/plankThe board/plank isn't long enough.Ejipikpik aetokan aḷaḷ eo.jipikpik
boardsBefore I went up I looked under the boards inside to see how the bilge water was. P1115Ṃōṃkaj jān kar etal jān ijo, ikar bar alluwaḷọke ḷọk iuṃwin ko bwe in lale ej et dān eo i lowa.alluwaḷọk
 Okay, whenever you’re ready you can start passing up any boards that are in your way.” P672Ekwe iien eo wōt kwōpojak, kwōmaroñ jino jibwi lōñ tak aḷaḷ kaṇe wōt me rōkaapañ aṃ jerbal.”apañ
 It wasn’t long before we had passed up all the boards that needed to go in the water. P712Ekar jab to ammān āindeeo innem emaat aḷaḷ ko rōkar aikuj wanlōñ ḷọk im pād i lọjet.āinde-
 Okay, start passing boards so we can put them away,” the Captain said after thinking about it. P741Ekwe bar jino jebjeb tok bwe kōjjel bar kọkkọṇkọṇ,” Kapen eo ekar ba ālikin an ḷōmṇak bajjek.bajjek
 We stopped talking and kept at it until there weren’t any boards left. P755Ebar bōjrak ammān kar kōnono ak kōmmān ijuboñ-ijuraani aḷaḷ ko ñan maatier.ijuboñ-ijuraan
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boastYou boast too much.Eḷap aṃ jājek eok.jājjāj
 Don't boast about your wife.Jab jājjāj kake lieṇ pāleeṃ.jājjāj
 Don't boast.Kwōn jab kōṇkōṃṃan.kōṇkōṃṃan
boastfulThat young man is boastful.Likao eṇ ejājeke.jājjāj
 He's quite boastful but actually he's a coward.Eḷap an kōṇkōṃṃan ak epuwaḷ.kōṇkōṃṃan
boastrulThey're a boastrul familyBaaṃle eṇ rejājjāj.jājjāj
boatThe drag on the bottom of the boat is the cause of it not running fast.Aborin kapin wa in ekōṃṃan an bat.abor
 What's impeding the progress of this boat?Ta in ej kaabore an wa in etal?abor
 Alright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 The currents near the pass propelled the bumbum boat toward the shore.Eaekijeke āneḷọk būṃbūṃ eo.aekijek
 The boat was caught in the current around the passage.Eaekijeke wa eo.aekijek
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boat]Father realized that the man who owned the boat who he was going to ask for his boat was a frugal kind of guy, because he was very careful and protective of the boat. P22Jema ear kile ippān make ke ḷeo ej itōn kajjitōk wa eo waan ej kain armej rot eṇ epen ṃweien kōnke eḷap an tiljek im kōjparok.itōn
boatsDo you know how to tow boats?Kwojeḷā ke aik booj?aik
 All island captains know that this month all boats should be beached so they can wait to see when Likabwiro appears.” P251Aolep kapenin aelōñ kein rōjeḷā bwe allōñ in wa otemjej rej ār bwe ren kōttar im lale ebuñlọk ke Likabwiro.”ār
 There are lots of boats at the beach today.Eḷap an ebboojoje iaar rainin.booj
 Flap the sail because we should wait for the other boats.Kajopāl wa ṇe bwe jen kōttar wa kaṇ jet.bwe
 I am in a big hurry here; it doesn’t matter what the boat’s name is, just that we get going,” the Captain said. P437Joñan kijerjer, jekdọọn āt rot ak men eo de eo jen jeblaak,” Kapen eo eba.de
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boatʻsThe thickness of the boat's bow slows it down.Ailipin bōran wa ṇe ekōbate.aiḷip
 The boat's tiller has been installed.Eṃōj kōḷaak jila eo an booj eo.jila
 The boat's anchor could not be loosened from the reef.Epen an jo añkō eo an wa eo jān wōd eo.jo
 They mobilized when they heard of the boat's capture.Raar joorkatkat ke rej roñ kōn an po wa eo.joorkatkat
 When the Boatswain saw the plane, he didn’t hesitate and instead went down and brought up the boat's flare gun some Americans had given us before we set sail. P932Ke Bojin eo ej lo baḷuun eo, ekar jab bar pād ak eto laḷ ḷọk im bōk lōñ tak kein kōkaḷḷe eo an wa eo jet ripālle rōkar letok ṃōṃkaj jān ammān kar jerak.kakōḷḷe
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BoatswainAlright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 As he pulled in the fish, it was obvious that the Boatswain was an expert fisherman. P1309Eḷak baj tōbwe tok ek eo, ealikkar an Bojin eo aewanlik.aewanlik
 Well, man, my sympathies,” the Boatswain said. P1074Aḷe, iọkwe,” Bojin eo eba.aḷe
 After we the two of us were done talking, we went up to where the Captain and Boatswain were. P830Ālikin aṃro kōnono ijo, kōṃro Jema wanlọñ ḷọk ñan ijo Kapen eo im Bojin eo rej pād ie.am
 When the boat was securely anchored, Father and the Boatswain jumped into the water and swam toward the island with our water container. P1251Ke ekar dedeḷọk emjake wa eo, Jema im Bojin erro kar kālọk im āne ḷọk kōn kōb eo ammān.am
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BoatswainsJust from the Boatswain’s chant, when the fish landed on the boat; there was no breath left in it. P1313Jān wōt roro ko an Bojin eo, eḷak jok ek eo ioon wa eo, ejej kūtwōn.kōto
BobBob Hope is very funny.Eḷap an liāp Bob Hope.liāp
 What's causing it to bob?Ta eṇ ej kaṃṃōleiñiñi?ṃōṃōḷeiñiñ
bodiesOur bodies will die and disappear but our souls will live on forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej im jako ak an kein ad renaaj mour wōt ñan indeo.an
 The arteries and veins in our body are the ways blood circulates in our bodies.Eke kein ilo ānbwinnid rej iaḷan bōtōktōk ilo ānbwinnidiaḷan bōtōktōk
 Maybe the reason my gout is always acting up is from all the foreign food these days, it’s not suitable for our bodies.” P192Bōlen unin an ikkutkut kūrro in kōn ṃōñāin pālle kein kijed raan kein im rōjekkar ñan ānbwinnid.”kut
 As people grow old their bodies begin to shrivel.Ilo an armej bwijwōḷā ḷọk ej diñōjḷọk ānbwinnier. Ilo an armej bwijwōḷā ḷọk ej diñōjḷọk ānbwinnierdiñōjḷọk
bodyOur body will die but the soul will live forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej ak ad enaaj mour indeo.ad
 My body is still all over from staying up all night fishing.Iaajeḷkākā kōn kar emmej im eọñōd aolepān boñ.ajeḷkā
 You have such a strong body odor that it's hard for us to breathe.Baj ajjiḷapḷapiṃ ke jeitōn ban kōboutut.ajjiḷapḷap
 He's got a stronger body odor than you do.Eajjiḷapḷapḷọk jān kwe.ajjiḷapḷap
 Take a bath to get rid of your offensive body odorKwōn tutu bwe en jako aṃ ajjiḷapḷap.ajjiḷapḷap
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boilPut more pressure on my boil to get the pus out.Kaaertok wōt e bwe en rup.aer
 Boil those pandanus so that they will be easy for us to chew.Kwōn aintini bōb kaṇe bwe ren pidodo ad wōdwōd.aintiin
 Those who boil pandanus aren't supposed to chew them.Ri-aintiin rej jab kijer in wōdwōd.aintiin
 We can boil it to become jekajeje (a good beverage for babies). S19Jemaroñ kōmatte im ewaḷọk jekajeje (eṃṃan ñan limen niñniñ).jekajeje
 If we boil it longer it becomes jekṃai (coconut syrup). S19Elañe eto ḷọk wōt ad kōmatte enaaj waḷọk jekōṃai.jekṃai
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boiledWho boiled the pandanus? They did.Ainbatin wōn bōb kein? Ainbatierainbat
 At the times when we were fishing and hooked a fish, we only grilled it, or boiled it in a pot with seawater. P1013Ilo iien kaṇ ej kọjek ñe kōmij eọñōd, kōmmān ej jinkadool wot, ñe jab ainbati kōn dānnin lọjet.ainbat
 Who boiled these pandanus? I did.Aintiinin wōn bōb kā? Aintiinūaintiin
boilingI was cooking (boiling) pandanusIar ainbat bōb.ainbat
 I was cooking (boiling) one pandanus fruit.Iar ainbate juon bōb.ainbat
 Those responsible for boiling the pork are not here.Ri-ainbat piik ro rejako.ainbat
 Get going with boiling the pandanus so I can start pressing the juice out of the pandanus keys.Aintiin ḷọk bwe in kilọk.aintiin
 The water is boiling.Edu dān eo.du
boilsLet's wait until this water boils and take it off the fire.Kōjro kōttar an buḷuḷḷuḷ dān e im katuwe.buḷuḷḷuḷ
 Do you know how to treat boils?Kwōjeḷā ke kọwōtwōt?wōt
boisterousNo sense being boisterous about it because you're at fault.Kwōn jab lelejlej (ellejlej) bwe aṃ bōd eo.lelejlej
BokakBokak atoll has similar fish and bird habitats as Bikar atoll.Ajañin Bokaak enañin einwōt ajañin Pikaar.ajañ
boldThe young man was very bold in his speech.Eḷap an jejọjọ (ejjọjọ) likao eo ilo jipij eo an.jejọjọ
 You're so bold.Emake mejel kiliṃ.mejel kil
bolderHowever he remembered that the man’s wife was his relative, and he became bolder. P24Bōtab ke ej bar ememej ke kōrā eo ri-turun ḷein erro ej nukwiik doon, ebar kajoorḷọk atin.nukwi
boltThe bolt has been tightened.Ejikūru jikūru eo.jikūru
 Tighten the bolt.Kapenḷọk jikūru ṇejikūru
 You should have the bolt tightenedKwōn jikūruikḷọk jikūru ṇejikūru
 Take care to chew your food and don't bolt itKwōn kate eok meme im jab orjin.orjin
bombAfter the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.Ālikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.ajeḷḷā
 He is contaminated by the poison from the bomb as he was in Ronglap.Ebaijin kōn an kar pād Ronglap.baijin
 They were contaminated by the poison from the bomb.Raar jorrāān jān baijin in baaṃ eo.baijin
 The bomb explodedEbokkoḷọk baaṃ eo.bokkoḷọk
 Did you hear the explosion of the bomb?Kworoñ ke bokkoḷọkun bọkutañ eo?bokkoḷọk
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bombardierThat's the bombardier on the airplane.Ri-boktañ eo ilo baḷuun eo ṇebọkutañ
bombedThe corpses were scattered all over the place after the U.S. Air Force bombed itEajeḷḷā ḷọk āneo kōn ri-mej ṃōjin an eerbooj in Amedka boktañe.ajeḷḷā
 They bombed the ship.Eṃōj aer baaṃe tiṃa eo.baaṃ
 The Americans bombed North Vietnam.North Vietnam Ri-Amedka raar bọkutañe!bọkutañ
 The ship was bombed and destroyed.Eṃōj bọkutañe wa eo im ejeepepḷọk.jeepepḷọk
bombersThe fighters flew escort for the bombers.Jentoki ko raar apare inej in waan baaṃ ko.apar
bombsThey went looking for bombs.Remoot in kōbaaṃtok.baaṃ
 Bombs will destroy the earth.Baaṃ kaṇe rōnaaj kajeepepḷọk laḷ in.jeepepḷọk
 He is the one who fills up holes made by the bombs.Rijjiōñ in boktañ eo eṇ.jijioñ
 Bikini and Einiwetok are where America tested bombs. S1Pikinni im Ānewetak rej ijoko Amedka ear teej baaṃ ie.teej
bondThe bond that tied them together is severed.Etūṃ korak eo kōtaerro.korak
boneOne of the women who removed bones from the fish, a bone got into her finger.Juon iaan ri-iiaak ek ro di ear dibōj pein.iiaak
 He dislocated his collar bone.Eirḷọk diin aeran.ir
bonesYou're so skinny your bones are about to breakBaj ainiñūṃ ke eitan bwilọk diiṃ.ainiñ
 That fish has lots of little bones.Edidi ek ṇedi
 One of the women who removed bones from the fish, a bone got into her finger.Juon iaan ri-iiaak ek ro di ear dibōj pein.iiaak
 Be careful in taking the meat off that fish for it has lots of bones.Kanooj iiaake ek ṇe bwe edidi.iiaak
 The women removed the bones from the fish so they could make soup.Kōrā ro raar iiaaki ek ko ñan aer kōṃṃan juub.iiaak
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bonitoThis is the season for bonito fishingAllōñin kōḷōjabwil ko kein.kōḷōjabwil
bonitoesThe school of bonitoes that came into the lagoon last year had more fish than this year.Eaijlowōdḷọk iiō eo ḷọk jān iiō in.ajilowōd
bonitosWhen a school of bonitos enter the lagoon in Ebon and can't find it way out it means the entire school is in the basket.Ajilowōdin ikōn arin Epoon meḷeḷein bwe emejlep.ajilowōd
bonusYou let him have a bonus because he has done a good job.Kwōn boṇōje bwe eṃṃan an jerbal.boṇōj
 What he's doing is currying his boss's favor so he might be given a bonus.Men eṇ ej kōṃṃane ej kabboṇōjṇōj ippān bọọj eṇ an. boṇōj
 They gave him a bonus because he did a good job.Raar boṇōje bwe eṃṃan an jerbal.boṇōj
bonusesDo you get bonuses from your work?Eor ke aṃ boṇōj jān jerbal eṇ aṃ?boṇōj
 That man is always getting bonuses.Ḷeo ebboṇōjṇōj en,.boṇōj
bonyBale fish are not good to eat because they are very bony.Enana bale bwe edidi.bale
bookThat book has many pages.Elōñ alenin bok ṇealen
 Please turn your book to the next page.Kwōn ālōkḷọk ṃōk peij ṇeālāl
 Book my boy.Kwōn boke ḷadik eṇ nejū.bok
 Leave that book thereKwōn door wōt bok ṇededoor
 I just started reading the book.Eṃōj de jino riiti bok eo.de
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booksHe's putting his books in a box.Ej bọọke bok kaṇ an.bọọk
 Where do you keep your books?Kwōj dedoor (eddoor) ia aṃ bok?dedoor
 Where are your books; haven't you found them yet?Erki bok ko aṃ, kwōnañin lowi ke?erki
 Here are your books.Erko bok ko aṃ ko.erko
 Those books are changed from the way I arranged them.Eir bok kaṇe jān ke iar karki.ir
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boomWould you fasten the sail to the boom for me?Kwōn ṃōk aekōrāik tok ñan ñaaekōrā
 The men are there fastening the sail to the boom.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej aekōrāik wūjḷāān tipñōl eṇ.aekōrā
 Now that's a genuine expert in the fastening of the sail to the boom.Lukkuun baj ri-aekōrā.aekōrā
 Where is the stick made for pushing the boom of that canoe?Ewi jeḷọk eo an wa eṇ?jeḷọk
 Boom.Rojak kōrā.rojak
boomerangTheir carelessness will boomerang.Aerjeañ jabde enaaj eltakinṃaje er.aerjeañ
boomingWhat is the sound that keeps booming thereAinikien ta in ej bōbokbok (ebbokbok)?bokkoḷọk
boomsThe way young men today fasten the canoe sails to the booms is not the same as the style of fastening done by young men of yesterday.Aekōrāin likao in raan kein ej jab einwōt likao in raan ko jeṃaanḷọk.aekōrā
 That ship's booms are normally long.Eaettok buuṃin wa eṇ.buuṃ
BoondocksBoondocks.Bukun mar.bukun
 A query: "Whence came that rooster?", "From those boondocks."; "What did you there?", "Scratched for my food.".Kajjitōk: Kwōj itōk jān ia kako eṇ?; Jān lo mar eṇ; Kwaar et?, Iar eabeb kijō ṃōñāebeb
 There are some chicken nests in the boondocks.Jet kaṇ elin/ilen bao buḷōn mar eṇ.el
 He emerged from the boondocks.Ej mematḷọk (emmatḷọk) jān mar eo.memat
booniesIt took off into the boonies and that was the last we saw of it.Edibuki mar em ḷak etal kōm jab bar lowe.dibuk
boonyThose are the boony trekkersRi-dibuk mar ro raṇe.dibuk
bootKick the drunkard with your boot.Jibuuti ri-kadek ṇejibuut
bootsWhere did you get your boots fromJibuutin ia kaṇe aṃ?jibuut
 Where did you get your boots?Kwobbōk ia aṃ jibuut?jibuut
 Wear the boots when you go.Kwōn jibuutḷọk ilo aṃ etal.jibuut
 Give him your boots and make him wear them.Kwōn liḷọk jibuut kaṇe aṃ im kajibuuti.jibuut
 He is the one who always wear boots.Ri-jibuut eo ṇejibuut
boozerI used to be a heavy boozer.Ikōn rūkadek.kōkein
BoreBore a hole in it.Kwōn dāili men ṇededāil
 My banana plant bore fruit until it couldn't anymore.Pinana eo kōtka ear kalle ḷọk nan ke emaat an maroñ.le
boredI didn't get bored until I heard his singing.Kab baj addimejmejū ke iroñ an al.addimej
 Have him take a walk with you since he's bored staying in the house.Kwōn kōjaṃboiki bwe eṃōk in pād imwiin.jaṃbo
 I got bored staying in Hawaii.Ikiden ṇa iAwai.kidel
boringHis sermon is boring.Ekaajeḷkākā an kwaḷọk.ajeḷkā
 The games last night were boring.Ejaṃṃōṇōṇō ikkure ko boñ.jaṃṃōṇōṇō
bornHe's a born stuttererEar baj allo wōt jān ke ear ḷotakallo
 I remember with nostalgia my island, the place where I was born, S2 lines from a songIj iọkwe ḷọk aelōñ eo aō, ijo iar ḷotak ie,iọkwe
 They nursed the baby since he was born.Raar kaajjiririiki jān ke ear dik.kaajiriri
 His family also was on Likiep, and his son had just been born. P42Baaṃle eo an ebarāinwōt pād i Likiep im juon eo nejin ḷaddik ej kab ḷotakkab
 The wise men tried hard to reach the place where the child was born.Ri-kanpil ro raar kijbadbad im kōttōparḷọk ijo niñniñ eo ear ḷotak ie.kijbadbad
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borneThey look up to see if the breadfruit tree has borne fruitRej jede eo im lale elōñ ke leen.jejed
 That pandanus hasn't borne fruit yet.Ejjañin le bōb eṇ.le
borrowCan I borrow a dollar from you?Imaroñ ke ṃuriik juon taḷa ippaṃ?ṃuri
 I begged him until I got tired but he never let us borrow his canoe.Iar oware im kajjinōk ak ear jab kōtḷọk tok wa eo waan.owar
 May I borrow your blowtorch?Imaroñ ke kōjerbal pilerab eo wōjaṃ?pilerab
 May I borrow your watch now?Baj ña ṃōk wajwaj kōn waj ṇe nājiṃ?wajwaj
borrowedHe borrowed my boat.Ear jata kake wa eo waō.jata
borrowingThat man is always borrowing.Ḷeo eḷap an jejatata (ejjatata) ṇejata
bosomThey are the chief's bosom friendsPāleṃoron ro an irooj eṇ raṇe.pāleṃoron
bossYes, I know that you are my boss and you can handle my request.Aet, ijeḷā ke kwōj bọọj im kwomaroñ kōtōprak aikuj e .aaet
 He's this company's boss.Ej bọọj ñan koṃbani in.bọọj
 You're acting like a boss.Kwōj kōbbọọjọj.bọọj
 Don't act like a boss.Kwōn jab kōbbọọjọj.bọọj
 Do you let him boss you around?Ta ḷe eṃṃan an bọọje eok ke?bọọj
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bossʻsWhat he's doing is currying his boss's favor so he might be given a bonus.Men eṇ ej kōṃṃane ej kabboṇōjṇōj ippān bọọj eṇ an. boṇōj
 Nothing went right due to the boss's bad disposition.Ejjeḷọk men eṇ eoonjak kōn an bar nana taṃṃwin jeṃṃaan.wōnjak
BosunWhen they were done nodding while talking to each other, the Old Man pointed east toward the middle of the bushes and the three of them including the Bosun headed over that way. P1265Ke ekar ṃōj aerro ṃōṃajidjid ñan doon, ḷōḷḷap eo ejitōñ ḷọk buḷōn mar ko jetakiermān innem erjel Bojin eo jibadek ḷọkjetak
 How can it be fine if the wind is getting stronger and the boat is going to capsize from the waves,” the Bosun shot back. P702Bwe eṃṃan rot ke kōto in ej ḷapḷọk ak wa in eitan okjak ippān ṇo kein,” Bojin eo eukōt ḷọkokjak
 How can it be fine if the wind is getting stronger and the boat is going to capsize from the waves,” the Bosun shot back. P702Bwe eṃṃan rot ke kōto in ej ḷapḷọk ak wa in eitan okjak ippān ṇo kein,” Bojin eo eukōt ḷọkukok
bothDid you give both of them a chance to talk?Kwōleḷọk ke aerro iien kōnono?aerro
 They both hopped on one foot to school.Erro kar ajjukneneḷọk ñan ṃōn jikuuḷ eo.ajjuknene
 Both of them are going westward.Erro ej jiṃor itoḷọk.ito
 Or both kinds of knowledge working together. P801Ak jeḷā kein ippān doon.jeḷā
 Ready,” they both replied. P681Epojak,” erro jiṃor uwaak.jiṃor
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botherDon't bother meKwōn jab kaaddimejmej .addimej
 Don't let me bother you as I'm just taking in the view.Jab eltok bwe ij alwōj bajjek.alwōj bajjek
 Don't let that bother you; it's just the way he is.Enta kwōj eḷḷọk ke baj eo bōnjān eṇ.bōnja-
 Why do you bother with him, he's just a kid.Eṇ ta kwōj eltok ñane ke ajiri men e?el
 Don't let the tramp bother you as he is a bit crazy.Jab eḷḷọk ñan jokko ṇe bwe ejjaad bwebwe.jokko
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botheredHe is not bothered one bit.Ejaje abṇōṇō ñan jidik.abṇōṇō
botheringIt's restless because you're bothering itEaabbwilōñlōñ kōn aṃ kaabṇōṇōiki.abbwilōñlōñ
 The baby will cry because you're bothering itEnaaj jañ ajiri ṇe kōn aṃ kaabbwilōñlōñe.abbwilōñlōñ
 Why don't you quit bothering meEṃōj ṇe aṃ kaabṇōṇōik ?abṇōṇō
 You're creating noise by bothering himKwōj kaaeñwāñwā kōn aṃ urōje.aeñwāñwā
 Something's bothering meJuon men e ej kaabōṇōṇōik .juon men
bothersHere comes the one who bothers people all the time.Ri-kaabwilōñlōñ eo ṇe tok.abbwilōñlōñ
BōttaBōtta is more unlovable than Aḷōn.Bōtta epāpijek ḷọk jān Aḷōn.pāpijek
bottleThis bottle is empty.Eāmje bato e.āmje
 Do you have an empty bottle?Eor ke āmje bato?āmje
 What's in the bottle?Bato in ta ṇebato
 The bottle is full.Ebooḷ bato eo.booḷ
 Put a cork in that bottle so it doesn't spill.Kwōn bọọrōk mejān bato ṇe bwe en jab lutōk.bọọr
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bottlesThis house has a lot of bottles around it.Ebbatoto turun ṃwiinbato
 The bottles on all those coconut trees being tapped for sap are all less than half full.Aolep ni jekaro kaṇ im jejekapenpen (ejjekapenpen).jakapen
 Those bottles are all half full.Ejjeblọklọk bato kaṇ.jeblokwan
 One of those coconut sap bottles is broken.Erup juon iaan jeib ko.jeib
 Rinse those coconut sap bottles.Naṃnaṃi jeib kaṇe.jeib
bottleʻsThe bottle's cork is missing.Ejako bọọr eo boran bato e.bọọr
BōttoThe lagoon side of Piñlep Island has more akajin fish than the lagoon side of Bōtto Island, however, most of the akajin fish can be found on the ocean side of Mejatto Island.Eakajiniḷok arin Piñlep jān arin Bōtto, ijoke eakajintata likin Mejatto.akajin
bottomThe drag on the bottom of the boat is the cause of it not running fast.Aborin kapin wa in ekōṃṃan an bat.abor
 The water is not very high and he's still able to tow the driftwood with his feet touching the bottom.Ej jañin kanooj ibwij im ej maroñ wōt akake jokwā eṇ.akake
 The tipñōl is being towed here while those towing it can still touch the bottom with their feet.Rej akaketok wōt tipñōl eo.akake
 Will we take along a chummer when we go bottom fishingEwōr ke ri-anan ñan kōjro ñe kōjro etal in urōk?anan
 The bottom of the boat is split open.Ebōḷñak kapin booj eo.bōḷñak
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BottomʻsBottom's up.Kodia.kodia
boughtI bought myself an apple banana plant.Iar wiaik juon kōtka abōḷ pinana.abōḷ
 I bought my trousers on credit at Grant's store.Iar akkauni jedọujij e iṃōn Kūraan.akkaun
 I bought my harmonica at John's store.Aṃonikain ṃōn wia eṇ an Jọọn men e nejū.aṃonika
 This is the bumper from Robert Reimers that I bought.Baṃbōr in ṃōn Robert men e iar wiaiki.baṃbōr
 They bought sheets for the hospital because they had run out of them.Raar kajiitḷọk an aujpitōḷ bwe emaat.jiit
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boulderThe boulder rolled over.Ejabwilḷọk ejṃaan eo.ejṃaan
boundWe're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.Eban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.aejek
 He's bound to be a reclaimer of gifts as a member of the Jowa clan.Eban jab ajejin Jowa bwe jowi eo an eṇ.ajejin Jowa
 He's bound to do so because that's his weakness.Eban jab bwe an mej eṇ.an mej eṇ
 He's bound to have the answer since he's a wizard.Eban jab jeḷā bwe ṇakṇōkṇakṇōk
 The doctor bound my arm with a bandage.Taktō eo ear roje peiū kōn juon korak.rojroj
boundariesDon't overstep your boundaries.Kwōn jab kabōdbōd.bōd
bouseThe bouse is exposed to the wind.Ṃoeo ejedmatmate kōto eo.jejedmatmat
bowThe thickness of the boat's bow slows it down.Ailipin bōran wa ṇe ekōbate.aiḷip
 Bring the bow a bit more to the wind and you'll be on target.Letak jidik bōran wa ṇe im enaaj allọk.allọk
 I saw the three of you bow you heads and cry.Ij lo amijeel jillọk im jañ.amijeel
 Humble yourself and bow down before me.Kwōn badikdik im kabuñ ñan .badik
 Bow your head a bit so I can see the front.Kwōn kadukwale jidik bōraṃ bwe in lo ṃaandukwal
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bowingWhy don't you stop bowing and scraping?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ ṃōṃjidjid (eṃṃajidjid)?ṃajid
bowlCome let's all join in and eat out of this bowl.Kwōn itok jen almaroñ im ṃōñā ilo peejin.almaroñ
 The wooden bowl is made out of breadfruit wood.Jāpe eṇ ear kōṃṃan jān .jāpe
 Your wooden bowl is from where?Jāpe in ia ṇe aṃ?jāpe
 That's my rice bowl.Jokkwi eo ñiū ṇejokkwi
 They bought a rice bowl made in Japan.Raar wiaik juon jokkwiin Japan. jokkwi
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bowlsThey bought rice bowls made in Japan.Raar wia jokkwiin Japan.jokkwi
boxHe's putting his books in a box.Ej bọọke bok kaṇ an.bọọk
 Where is the box of nails?Ewi bọọkin dila eo?bọọk
 I'll use your box for now.Ij ja bọọkọk kōn bọọk e aṃ.bọọkọk
 The child suffocated in the box.Ejabjen-menowan ajri eo ṇa ilowaan bọọk eo.jabjen-menowan
 The box the compass was in was about one and a half square feet in size. P511Tarrin juon ne jimettan jukwea dettan bọọk eo kaṃbōj eo ej ie.jukweea
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boxerThe boxer