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habitatsBokak atoll has similar fish and bird habitats as Bikar atoll.Ajañin Bokaak enañin einwōt ajañin Pikaar.ajañ
 The atoll has lots of habitats for birds and fish.Eajañe aelōñ in.ajañ
habitualYour habitual tardiness won't help your getting a salary increase.Aḷokbadiṃ enaaj kōṃṃan bwe en jab ḷapḷọk wōṇeaṃ.aḷokbad
 He is seeing more and more misfortune because of his habitual drinkingEj jerataḷọk wōt kōn an kadek.jerata
habituallyHe is shunned because he habitually discredits people.Ejool bwe e ri-baijin. / Ejool be ri-baijin men eṇ.baijin
 That captain habitually anchors far out from shore.Eḷometo an kapen eṇ emjak. ḷo-
hackedOne of the Woleaians hacked off Lipepe's head.Juon iaan riWōleai ro ear jepake bōran Lipepe.jepak
hacksawWe can cut it with a hacksaw.Jemaroñ jidpān aene meṇ ṇejidpān aen
 Where is your hacksaw fromJidpān aenin ia ṇe aṃ?jidpān aen
hadThe ocean side of his land had a lot of abḷajtiñ plants.Eabḷajtiiñḷamjako likin ṃweo iṃōn.abḷajtiiñ
 The field in Africa had more index fingers scattered around.Eaadikọọtotḷọk meḷaaj eo ilo bukwōn eo iAbūdka.addi-kọọtot
 They had new shirts.Ekāāl jōōt ko aerro.aerro
 The expert fishermen that we once had in our islands are all gone.Ejako aewanlikin aelōñ kein ad ro.aewanlik
 The baseball teams had a highly disputed game.Eḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk.aitwerōk
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hadntNight had almost fallen again and we still hadn’t spotted land. P971Ekar etal im boñ raan eo ak ejjeḷọk āne en kōmmān loe.boñ
 He hadn’t come up onto the boat yet and was still down on the canoe. P1271Ej pād wōt ioon kōrkōr eo, ej jañin wanlōñ tak.jañin
 As for me, I wouldn’t even have known the bird was there if I hadn’t heard its wings flapping as it slowly alighted on the Captain’s shoulder. P1037Ñe baj ña eo, iñak ke eor men eo eḷaññe ikar jab roñ ainikien pein an bao eo pikpik ke ej jokadikdik tok im jok ioon aeran Kapen eo.jok
 We didn’t know if it had seen the flare but we guessed that it hadn’t because it didn’t come back to see what it was but just kept going. P946Kōmmān ñak ekar lo ke kōjjoram eo ak kōmmān ḷak aṇtọọne ḷọk, bōlen ekar jab loe bwe kōnke ejab rọọl in kar lale ak ekar etal wōt.kōmram
 Perhaps he hadn’t really thought about what the Old Man had said. P438Bōlen ekar dik an ḷōmṇaki meḷeḷe ko ilo naan ko an ḷōḷḷap eo.ḷōmṇak
hadnʻtSo much so that even though he hadn't finished his cigarette, he threw it away and lit up another. P881Joñan, ej jañin kar maat wōt jikka eo kijen ak ejibwe im kadkad to ḷọk eake ak ebar tile juon.eake
 He would have won if his sail hadn't been torn, thus making him bring up the rearEnāj kar wiin ak wōjḷā eo an ekapidikkeiki.piditte
 Supper was late because they hadn't started cooking until noon. Supper wasn’t served on time because they had started cooking late.Kōjota eo ear jab jejjet an jinoe bwe eḷap an raelepe aer kōmatti mōñā ko.raelep
 He was frustrated knowing he hadn't made it.Erup-būruon ke ejab tōprak.rup-būruon
 I'd have been a goner if I hadn't moved when he hit me with the broad side of the canoe paddle.Inaaj kar jako ñe iar jab ṃōkaj in iñtōk jān an ubatake kōn jebwe eo.ubatak
hailLet's sing and hail the name of the Lord.Jen al em kōkatūbtūb etan Irooj.katūbtūb
hairEvery time she wears her hair loose on her back I nearly go out of my mind.Eḷak aleak eitōn tūṃ ḷōmṇakaleak
 She naturally wears her hair loose on her back so provocatively.Kar baj ri-aleak wōt.aleak
 You should wear your hair loose on your back because it is becoming on you.Kwōn aleak bwe ekōkōjaiji eok.aleak
 Don't wear your hair loose on your back to the church because the parson will scold you.Kwōn jab aleakḷọk ñan ṃōnjar eṇ bwe ri-kaki eṇ enaaj lu eok.aleak
 The old lady made her daughter wear her hair loose on her back and took her to the chief.Leḷḷap eo ear kaaleake ledik eo nejin im bōkḷọk ñan irooj eo.aleak
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haircutWho gave her a haircut?Wōn ṇe ear ṃwijbare bōran ledik eṇ?bar
 I don't recognize you with that haircut.Ijakile eok kin mwijbar ṇe aṃ.jakile
 I didn't get a haircut yetIj jañin ṃwijbarjañin
 After you get a haircut I'll trim your hair.Ñe eṃōj aṃ mwijbar ināj jeere eok.jeor
hairsYou must be very old, seeing the grey hairs up there.Baj aḷapiṃ ke euwaṇ bōraṃ.aḷap
hairyHe is hairy.Ekooḷoḷ ḷeenkooḷoḷ
halfThey're so half cooked it's pitiful.Amejier wōt iñak ta.amej
 He took it from my hand and scooped half the can onto his rice. P373Ebōke jān peiū im jibuuni ḷọk jimettanin ṇa ioon raij eo kijen.bōk
 The coconut was cut in half.Ebōrrā waini eo.bōrrā
 Take the tail half of that fish.Kwōn bōk jablọkun ek ṇejablọk
 Give me the tail half of that fish and give the irooj the head half.Letok jablọkin ek ṇe im lelọk jebbar in ek ṇe ñan irooj eṇ.jablọk
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half-cookedHe half-cooked the rice.Ekōmatte raij eo im kaameje.amej
 Don't have the rice half-cooked.Lale kwaar kabbūkbūk raij ṇebūbūkbūk
half-doneMake sure there's enough water so it doesn't come out half-done.Kōḷap dānnin bwe en jab būbūkbūk (ibbūkbūk).būbūkbūk
 Please put the two fish on the charcoal and keep them there until they're half-done.Jouj im taaki waj ek ruo ṇe im jikadooli ñan aer koubuub.tōtaak
half-moonIt's not as bright in Hawaii during half-moon nights as in the Marshalls.Ej jab meramin wetakḷapin Awaii wōt Ṃajeḷwetakḷap
halfwayWe are halfway done and we need to complete the project we've started.Ejerakiaarḷap im jaikuj kadedeikḷọk jerbal in eṃōj an ijjino.jerakiaarḷap
hallThey're mopping down the dining hall.Rej ṃaabe lowaan jikin ṃōñā eo.ṃaab
 They are eating at the dining hall.Rej ṃōñā ilo jikin ṃōñā eo.ṃōñā
HalmarHe got Halmar to lend us his jeep.Ear waduuktok jiip eo waan Eaḷṃar.wadu
haloHe is so spiritual, he has a halo on his head.Joñan an jejetōbtōb (ejjetōbtōb), eao.ao
hamPlease put ham in my ramen.Kwōj ja aṃetok ramen e kijō.aṃ
hammerYou might not hammer the tin properly; especially since you've never once used a hammer before.Emaroñ bōd kilen aṃ aṃaiktok tiin ṇe; en kab baj ke kwōj jañin kar aṃa juon alen.aṃa
 You might not hammer the tin properly; especially since you've never once used a hammer before.Emaroñ bōd kilen aṃ aṃaiktok tiin ṇe; en kab baj ke kwōj jañin kar aṃa juon alen.aṃa
 Did you see the nail-puller hammer?Kwar lo ke aṃain kōtteep eo?aṃa
 Be careful you don't hammer your finger.Lale kwōaṃaik peiṃ.aṃa
hammererYour job is to be hammerer; you shouldn't do anything else.Jerbal eo aṃ ri-aṃa; ebar ejjeḷọk men eṇ kwōn kōṃṃane.aṃa
hammockWhere did you get your hammock?Aṃakin ia ṇe aṃ?aṃak
 Hurry up with the hammock because I want to use it, too.Kwōn aṃak ḷọk bwe in baj aṃak.aṃak
 How long are you going to stay in the hammock?Kwōnaaj aṃak ñan ñāātaṃak
 The baby is sleeping in the hammock.Niñniñ eo eṇ ej kiki ilo aṃak eṇ.aṃak
 The person in the hammock is under the lukweej tree.Ri-aṃak eo eṇ iuṃwin lukweej eṇ.aṃak
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handAn adenpe shark bit his hand offAdenpe ekij pein im jako.adenpe
 My left hand is painful.Emetak anbwijbanū.anbwijban
 Use your left hand.Kwōn anbwijbane.anbwijban
 Use your left hand because your right hand is not strong enough.Kwōn kōjerbal anbwijbaniṃ bwe eṃōjṇo anbwijmaroñūṃ.anbwijban
 Use your left hand because your right hand is not strong enough.Kwōn kōjerbal anbwijbaniṃ bwe eṃōjṇo anbwijmaroñūṃ.anbwijban
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handcuffedThey handcuffed the thief.Raar jakōḷe rūkọọt eo.jakōḷ
 They handcuffed him for stealing.Rejakōḷe bwe ear kọọt.jakōḷ
handcuffsThat guy is always in handcuffs because of his stealing.Ḷeo ejjakōḷkōḷ eṇ kōn an kọọt.jakōḷ
handedI put down the bread next to them and then found a tray, a small knife, and handed them over, and the Boatswain took the knife and sliced one of the loaves and we all ate and drank. P269Idoori pilawā ko iturierro innem kwaḷọk tok juon tūre, juon bakbōk im jake ḷọk men ko im Bojin eo ebōk bakbōk eo im jiḷaiti juon iaan ḷoob ko im kōmjel idaak im ṃōñādedoor
 As he handed me the bucket, he told me to hold on because there was a big wave coming our way. P610Ke ej letok bakōj eo eba in dāpdep bwe juon eo ṇo eibeb tok.ibeb
 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
 When the bucket was full I handed it up to the Boatswain who was standing at the door looking down at us. P624Ej booḷ wōt ak ileḷọk ñan Bojin eo kōnke epād ilo kōjām eo ej rōre laḷ tak.le-
 Here you go, boy,” he said as he handed them to me. P265Eo waj ḷe ḷadik eṇ,” eba ke ej letok.waj
handgunBullet for handgun.Jootin bu.joot
handicappedHe's handicapped.Ejipikpik.jipikpik
handicraftThey make good handicraft.Eṃṃan amiṃōṇoier.amiṃōṇo
 How much does that handicraft of yours cost?Jete oṇāān amiṃōṇo ṇe aṃ?amiṃōṇo
 Could you make a handicraft fan for me?Kwōmaroñ ke amiṃōṇoiktok juon deel?amiṃōṇo
 Please get her occupied doing some handicraft work with you.Kwōn ja kaamiṃōṇoiki ippaṃ bwe en ṃadamiṃōṇo
 Those women are making handicraft.Liṃaro raṇ rej amiṃōṇo.amiṃōṇo
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handingThe guys started handing us the boards and Father and I put them away. P746Ḷōṃaro rōjino leletok im kōṃro Jema jino bar kọkkọṇkọṇ.koṇ
 The guys started handing us the boards and Father and I put them away. P746Ḷōṃaro rōjino leletok im kōṃro Jema jino bar kọkkọṇkọṇ.le-
handkerchiefCould you iron my handkerchief?Kwōj ja aene tok añkijeep e .aen
handleYes, I know that you are my boss and you can handle my request.Aet, ijeḷā ke kwōj bọọj im kwomaroñ kōtōprak aikuj e .aaet
 Spear handle.Buñūn ṃadebuñ
 I'll make a handle for your spear tomorrow.Inaaj buñi ṃade e aṃ ilju.buñ
 Handle.Jikin dāpdep.dāpdep
 Be careful of how you handle the fish because its fins are sharp.Kōjparok aṃ jimwe ek ṇe bwe ekkañ iñin.eñṇeṇe
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handlesLet's go look for kōñe wood that we can shape to attach onto the handles of our machetes.Kōjro itōn kakōñetok arro kein jure jāje kein arro.kōñe
handsThe audience clapped their hands.Ri-alwōj ro raar kabbokbok.alwōj
 The audience clapped their hands.Ri-alwōj ro raar kabbokbok.alwōj
 Where is the water to wash our hands withEwi dānnin aṃōn eo?aṃōn
 Wash your hands in the bucket.Kwōn aṃōn peiṃ ilo bakōj ṇeaṃōn
 Here's some water for you to wash your hands withDān eo aṃwiniṃ eo.aṃwin
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handwritingHis handwriting is good.Emṃan eltan pein ilo an jeje.eḷtan pā
hangDon't hang that towel up because it's dirty.Kwōn jab kaallijāljāle tọọḷ ṇe bwe ettoon.allijāljāl
 Hang on to me if you are about to fall.Ekkejel ippa ñe kweitan wōtlọk.ekkejel
 Son, hang on; the waves are getting bigger,” Father yelled to me. P498Nejū e, kakkōt jirok bwe ejino eḷḷap ṇo,” Jema ejiroñ tok .jirok
 Hang on tight when this boat moves.Kakkōt jirok ñe ettōr wa in.jirok
 Son, hang on; the waves are getting bigger,” Father yelled to me. P498Nejū e, kakkōt jirok bwe ejino eḷḷap ṇo,” Jema ejiroñ tok .kōkōt
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hangedThey hanged the thief from the top of the tree.Raar kaalijāljāle ri-kọọt eo jān raan wōjke eo.allijāljāl
hangingThe clothes are hanging to dry out.Nuknuk ko kaṇ rej allijāljāl im kōṃrāreḷọk.allijāljāl
 Stop hanging your head all the time.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ jijillọklọk (ijjillọklọk).jillọk
 No one said anything for a few minutes until Father looked at the clock hanging in the engine room and said, But it is morning. P657Ejej eṇ ekar bar kōnono iuṃwin jet minit, innem Jema ekalimjek ḷọk awa eo i kiin ṃōn injin eo tu lōñ im ba, Bwe ke eraan.kallimjek
 What time is it on your clock?” Father asked and stared at a clock hanging the wall of the house. P211Jete awa ilo awa ṇe nejiṃ?” Jema ekajjitōk im kalimjek ḷọk juon awa ej tōtoto ikiin ṃweonāji-
 I was so amazed my mouth was hanging open. P1193Joñan pepaḷ ikar aḷḷañ.pepaḷ
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hankeredDuring a severe lack of cigarettes when smokers hankered for a smoke, my dad made me crawl under our house to search for cigarette butts because the island stores did not have cigarettes to sell.Ilo añūr ḷapḷap eo jema ear ba in mọọn iuṃwin ṃweo iṃōm im kowōdānḷọk kijen bwe emaat jikka iṃōn wia ko.wōdān
Hanky-pankyHanky-panky (euphemism).Men tor kaṇ; mettorkaṇ.tor
happenThe oppression of heart will happen.Aerin bōro enaaj waḷọk.aer
 Be ready; be prepared; expect something to happen and so be on your guard; know what to do in the event something unexpected or expected happens.Kōpopo ilo boojaṃ.booj
 You two shouldn't quarrel -- you're related and something evil will happen if you do.Koṃro en jab bwijerro.bwijerro
happenedWhat happened to make it plentiful?Ta eo ekaaḷaikiieiki?aḷakiie
 What happened to your foot?Eita neeṃ?eita
 The bird was so gentle and deceptive there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.jatdik
 I am not going fishing again (because of what happened last time).Ije in etal eọñōd.je
 The bird was so gentle and kōjatdikdik: deceptive? there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.kōjatdikdik
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happeningAlthough what the Captain said sounded good, I was more inclined to believe Father because the Captain had already made so many mistakes on this trip and so many bad things were happening as a result. P875Meñe eṃṃanḷọk roñ peḷḷọkin naan ko an Kapen eo, āinwōt eitok wōt bwe in kar tōmak naan ko an Jema kōnke elōñ de alen an kar Kapen eo jirillọk.jirilọk
 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
 Why is this happening?” P1176Ta in?”ta
happensWhy don't you try again so we can see what happens?Kwōn ṃōk bar alene bwe jen lale ej et.alen
 Be ready; be prepared; expect something to happen and so be on your guard; know what to do in the event something unexpected or expected happens.Kōpopo ilo boojaṃ.booj
 Regardless of what happens.Jekdọọn ta.jekdọọn
 And if that happens, well then I don’t know when we’ll see the island plants and trees, if ever. P901Im ñe āindein, ekwe iñak jenaaj bar ellolo ñāāt keinikkanin āne.”keinikkan
 That’s what happens when the water is really calm like this,” he replied. P1006Āindein ñe ej ḷap an lur,” ekar uwaak.lur
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happyHe must have landed the job since he's walking with a happy gaitAlikkar ke etōprak jerbal eo an bwe etke ealijerḷọk.alijerḷọk
 The aḷap was quite happy that you all knew your responsibilities toward him.Aḷap eo ear kanooj ṃōṇōṇō kōn amiwōj jeḷā ta eo kōmiwōj en kōṃṃane.amiwōj
 Because the missionaries thought that Marshallese medicine involved sorcery, they were not very happy to permit people to use it. S8Kōn an kar mejinede ro ḷōmṇak bwe wūno in Ṃajeḷ ej jerbal kōn anijnij, raar jab kanooj ṃōṇōṇō in kōtḷọk an armej kōjerbale.anijnij
 They were happy when they got together.Raar emṃōṇōṇō ke raar koba ippān doon.ippān doon
 When he heard that he passed the exam, he was very happy.Ke ej roñ ke ewiini teej eo ear jab juur laḷ.jab juur laḷ
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harassDon't harass him for he'll grow up someday.Jab kọkkurkure bwe enaaj baj ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) juon raan.kọkkure
harborA Japanese ship sank in the harbor at Likiep.Eaar ruṃḷọk juon tiiṃa in Jepaan eo ilo aba eṇ Likiep.aba
 They made a harbor on the lagoon side of the island.Raar abaiki arin āneoaba
 The American soldiers created a harbor on the lagoon side of this island for our government.Rūttariṇae in Amedka ro raar abaiktok arin aelōñ in ñan kien ṇe ad.aba
 After he repaired it, he anchored it in the Kwajalein harbor, and it looked very beautiful on the water. P14Ālikin an kaaṃtōūki eḷak memaan ilo aba eṇ Kuajleen emmejaja ṇa ioon dān.kaaṃtō
hardThere are more hard rocks on the ocean side of the island than before.Eajaje ḷọk likin ānin jān ṃoktaajaj
 The cheating of evil men is not hard to see.Ej jab aelọk ajej in kabwebwein ri-nana.ajej in kabwebwe
 You have such a strong body odor that it's hard for us to breathe.Baj ajjiḷapḷapiṃ ke jeitōn ban kōboutut.ajjiḷapḷap
 It's hard to see a thief sneaking out.Ajjiwewein ri-kọọt epen loe.ajjiwewe
 When I try to, it's hard to stand on the tip of my toes.Iḷak itōn kajjioñ epen ajjuknene.ajjuknene
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harderIt's harder to find.Eaḷakiiaḷọk jān ṃoktaaḷakiia
 Tony's car is harder to start.Ejọwiiaḷọk kaar eṇ waan Tony.jọwiia
hardestThat color is hardest to notice.Eaelọk tata kōḷar ṇeaelọk
hardlyThe old man could hardly recognize the person who came in.Ḷōḷḷap eo ear arrome wōt an armej eo deḷọñ tok.arrom
 I could hardly wait to eat because I was so hungry. P1279Ak ikar kate wōt im bōro-kōrkōr ijo.bōro-kōrkōr
 The Boatswain must have understood what Father meant, because the smell of gas was so strong inside that we could hardly breathe. P771Ej aikuj kar meḷeḷe eake men eo Jema ekar jiroñ ḷọk kōnke joñan an kijoñ jāālelin nemān kiaj eo i lowa, jeitan ban kōboutuut ijo.jāālel
 The sailboat got caught up in the third current zone and hardly made any headway.Ejeḷataeiki booj jerakrōk eo im pen an ṃōṃakūt (eṃṃakūt) jān ijo.jeḷatae
 The Boatswain must have understood what Father meant, because the smell of gas was so strong inside that we could hardly breathe. P771Ej aikuj kar meḷeḷe eake men eo Jema ekar jiroñ ḷọk kōnke joñan an kijoñ jāālelin nemān kiaj eo i lowa, jeitan ban kōboutuut ijo.kōboutut
hardwoodThat lumber is hardwood.Ekije aḷaḷ ṇekije
harelipShe would have been very beautiful if she didn't have a harelip.Enaaj kar lukkuun deọ eḷañe ear jab tāṃoṇ lọñiin.tāṃoṇ
harlotSimply because you're a harlot, our relationship is dissolved.Jān wōt aṃ nana, etūṃ kwōd eo ikōtaarro.tūṃ kwōd
 Simply because you’re a harlot, our relationship is dissolved.Jān wōt aṃ nana, etūṃ kwōd eo ikōtaarro.jān
harmIn the Marshall Islands, the government takes the responsibility of caring for and protecting people from sickness and harm. S7Ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, kien ej bōk eddoin aolep jerbal ko kijjien kōjparok im bōbrae armej jān nañinmej im jorrāān.bōbrae
 In the Marshall Islands, the government takes the responsibility of caring for and protecting people from sickness and harm. S7Ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, kien ej bōk eddoin aolep jerbal ko kijjien kōjparok im bōbrae armej jān nañinmej im jorrāān.dedo
 In the Marshall Islands, the government takes the responsibility of caring for and protecting people from sickness and harm. S7Ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, kien ej bōk eddoin aolep jerbal ko kijjien kōjparok im bōbrae armej jān nañinmej im jorrāān.kōjparok
harmfulDon't eat something that has fallen on the ground or you will eat something harmful.Kwōn jab ṃōñā jān laḷ bwe kwōnaaj ṃōñā baijin.baijin
 It’s just one of those harmful things that come from the bigger countries,” Father said. P171Ej ja ṃōttan wōt kein kautaṃweik kōj kaṇe jet rej itok jān laḷ kane rōḷḷap,” Jema eba.utaṃwe
harmonicaPlay a number on the harmonica so I can see if you're good.Aṃonika ṃōk bwe in lale kwojeḷā ke.aṃonika
 How about playing that song on the harmonica for us.Aṃonikaiktok ṃōk al ṇeaṃonika
 I bought my harmonica at John's store.Aṃonikain ṃōn wia eṇ an Jọọn men e nejū.aṃonika
 Maybe if you gave him the harmonica to play with, he'll stop crying.Bwōlen ñe kwōnaaj kaaṃonikaiki enaaj jako an jañ.aṃonika
 The musician's ability with the harmonica was spectacular.Ekōppaḷpaḷ an ri-kōjañjañ eo aṃonika.aṃonika
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harmonyThere's harmony between the two of them these days.Ekoṇ kōtaerro raan kein.koṇkōtaa-
harshlyDon't talk harshly or people will be afraid of you.Kwōn jab būroñ bwe armej enaaj mijak eok.būroñ
harvestThe harvest this time is better than the previous.Eakeọḷọk tōre in jān eo ḷọkakeọ
 The last breadfruit harvest was greater than this one.Ekar ḷap akeọ in eo ḷọk jān eo kiiō.akeọ
 The change of climate has speeded up the harvest season for the first pandanus fruits for this estate.Oktakin mejatoto ekakeọik ṃōkaj wōtin in bōb eo iṃwiin.akeọ
 It's your (three persons) turn to harvest the coconut and make copra.Amijeel iien kowainini.amijeel
 Whose turn is it to harvest the coconuts?An wōn in buñūn kowainini?buñ
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harvestedThe men harvested Anbūri pandanus for their families.Ḷōṃaro raar kaanbūritok daan baaṃle ko aer.Anbūri
harvestingThe time for harvesting the first pandanus fruits is drawing near.Eakeọin bōb tok.akeọ
 This is the copra harvesting period reserved for the traditional chiefs.Aḷ eo an irooj in.aḷ
 Whose copra harvesting period is it you're working?An wōn in aḷ kwōj kowaininiiki?aḷ
 Normally there are two copra harvesting periods in a year.Ekkā an ruo aḷ ilo juon iiō.aḷ
hasLikiep has the best anchorage.Eṃṃan tata aba eṇ iarin Likiep.aba
 Naṃdik has good tasting apple bananas.Ennọ leen abōl pinanaan Naṃdik.abōḷ
 The sorcerer has such great powers.Ekajoor wōt abōnān rūanijnij eo.abōn
 No one has greater inalienable rights than anyone else.Ejjeḷọk eṇ eademlōkmejḷọk jān bar juon.addemlōkmej
 This island has plenty of ground wells.Eaebōj-laḷe āninaebōj-laḷ
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hasntThe wind hasn’t died down at all and is actually getting stronger. P779Kōto in ej jañin ḷōmṇak in dikḷọk ak ej dejeñjeñḷọk wōt.dejeñ
 The Engineer hasn’t eaten yet,” the Boatswain told him. P1295Injinia ṇe ej jañin kapijje,” Bojin eo ekkōnono.kapije
hasnʻtWash the child's hands because s/he hasn't learned how to do so yet.Kwōn aṃwinḷọk pein ajri ṇe bwe ej jañin jeḷā.aṃwin
 People here are craving cigarettes since the ship hasn't come yet.Eḷap añūr in kōn an jañin itok wa.añūr
 It hasn't grown a horn yet.Ej jañin dedek (eddek) an doon.doon
 He hasn't come yet.Ej jañin itok.jañin
 The boy hasn't eaten breakfast yet.Ḷadik eo ej jañin ṃōñāin jibboñ.jañin
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haspWhere is this hasp fromInjejin ia in.injej
haspsRight now there are lots of hasps in that store.Eḷap an injejje kiiō iṃōn wia eṇ.injej
hassleWhat a hassle.Ejjeḷam apañin.apañ
HasteHere is a proverb, "Haste makes waste."Juon in jabōnkōnnaan, "Ṃōkajkaji jeljeli batbati.jabōnkōnnaan
hastfullyIn fear I hastfully jumped up and ran topside. P1082Ibuñjenōṃ jutak im kọkorkor lōñ ḷọkkọkorkor
hatWhere did you get that hat from?Atin ia ṇe aṃ?at
 Where is my hat?Epād ia at eo ?at
 I'm looking for a hat.Ña ij kaat.at
 How does Tony wear his hat?Ewi wāween atatin Toni?atat
 Wear a hat because the sun is hot.Kwōn atat bwe edet.atat
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hatchClose the hatch as soon as you put away the anchor line,” the Captain said to the Boatswain. P759Kab kili aj ṇe ṃōjin aṃ kọkoni emjak kaṇe,” Kapen eo eba ñan Bojin eo.koṇ
 Open the hatch and get some anchor line; we can use that to tie up the boards,” I heard the Captain yell over to the Boatswain. P674Kōpeḷḷọke aj ṇe i ṃaan im kwaḷọki tok emjak ko bwe kein arro naaj loklok,” iroñ an Kapen eo jiroñ ḷọk Bojin eo.kowaḷọk
 The eggs are ready to hatch.Ekune lep ko.kune
 Just the Boatswain and I heard Dad’s words because the Captain was snoring on the hatch up front. P1020Kōmro Bojin eo kar roñ naan kein an Jema bwe Kapen eo eñortak ioon aj eo i ṃaanñortak
hatchedThe eggs in the bush have hatched.Eruprup lep ko buḷōn mar eṇ.ruprup
hatchesThe ship's hatches are shut as she's ready to set sail.Ekilōk ajin wa eṇ bwe epojak in jerak.aj
 They are closing the hatches on that ship because it's raining.Rej kiil aj kaṇ an wa eṇ bwe ewōt.aj
hateI hate to hear you cry.Iabōb in roñ aṃ jañ.abōb
 Why do you hate himEtke kwōakōjdate?akkōjdat
 His anger made the people hate himLilu (illu) eo an ekaakōjdate ippān armej ro.akkōjdat
 How I hate this heartburn.Enana wōt bwilmeleeñ.bwilmeleeñ
 I hate youIdike eok.dike
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hatefulHe's hateful of people just as his wife is.Akōjdatin wōt lieṇ ippān.akkōjdat
 She's never hateful of others.Eñak akōjdate ro jet.akkōjdat
hatesIt's hard for someone who constantly hates others to love them.Epen an ri-akkōjdatdat iọkwe armej.akkōjdat
 A person who hates others will find it difficult to get that job.Epen an ri-akōjdat bōk jerbal ṇeakkōjdat
 She turns away from him because she hates himEjujalḷọk jāne bwe edike.jujāl-
hatingHow are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon? kōjdat
 How are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon?ṇawāween
hatredWhere's she going with her hatred?Ej akōjdatḷọk ñan ia?akkōjdat
hatsLet's trade hats because this one is too small for me.Kōjro jānij at bwe edik at e jān bōra.jānij
haughtyLessen your pride. Don't be so haughty.En dik ḷọk aṃ juwa.juwa
haulCome let's haul ashoreItok jen ārār
 Come let's haul that canoe ashore.Itok jen ārōk wa eṇ.ār
 The only thing they lacked was a vehicle to haul these things to Likiep, except for the fieldtrip ship, but we would have had to wait for that for three months. P19Men eo ejjeḷọk de eo waan ektaki ḷọk men kein ñan Likiep, ijellọkin wōt tiṃa in raun eo, ak kōnke kōmmān aikuj naaj kar kōttar tok bar jilu allōñ.de
 It would be a shame if they were able to haul us but not all this stuff,” Father said. P1127Iọkwi men kein ñe rōḷokwan ektake kōjeañ ak rejab ektaki,” Jema eba.iọkwe
 Marshallese people could go through the scrap and haul it to their island. P17Ri-Ṃajeḷ rōmaroñ jọkpej im ektak ñan aelōñ ko aer.jọkpej
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hauledHe hauled his copra to Rita by cart.Ear kurṃaikḷọk waini ko an ñan Rita.kurṃa
 It was so large that it could have hauled the ships that used to do field trips around the islands during Navy times. P1151Joñan an kilep, emaroñ kar ektake tiṃa ko rōkōn raun tok ñan aelōñ ko ilo iien Navy ko.tiṃa
haulingHe is the one who always tires the fish before hauling it in.Ri-kaddejdej eo ṇe ñe ej eọñwōd.kaddejdej
 We are hauling our scrap over and going in time for the celebration for the Captain’s son who is on Likiep. P240Kōmij ektaki ḷọk jọkpej kaṇ ameañ im kōttōpar ḷọk iien jar eṇ an ajri eo nejin Kapen eṇ I Likiep.tōpar
hauntedThat graveyard is haunted.Emọṇmọṇ wūlej eṇ.mọṇmọṇ
 This island is haunted.Ettiṃoṇṃoṇ ānintiṃoṇ
hauntsThat's the ghost that haunts for the iroojTiṃoṇ eo ej ri-kaaeto ñan irooj raṇ ṇeaeto
haveDoes the front wheel have a fender?Ewōr ke abọọn wiiḷ ṇe iṃaan?abọ
 I have not seen a black apple.Ij jañin ellolo abōḷ kilmeej.abōḷ
 The narrow gashes in the reef around this island have plenty of fish.Elōñ ek ilowaan addiin likin āninaddi
 Have they put a thumb on the statue?Renañin kaadi-lepe ke ekjab eṇ?addi-lep
 He treats people who have pains in the kidney area.Ri-kaaeo.aeo
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haventI haven’t tried but it probably wouldn’t be hard, because it seems like I just saw how they do it; you just roll the dice and the number of points show. P167Ij jañin kajjioñ ak bōlen eban pen bwe āinwōt iḷak baj lale men eo jej wōjak de eṇ kōdapili taij kaṇ im ewaḷọk bōnbōn eo ad.dāpilpil
 Jekaro comes from coconut shoots before the time when they haven’t yet broken and separated and small coconuts have appeared. S19Jekaro ej waḷọk jān utak in ni ilo iien eṇ ej jañin rup im jepeḷḷọk im waḷọk kwaḷini.jepel
 You came back a long time ago, but we haven’t seen you since then. P104Kwoḷak kar itok jeṃaan, jej jañin bar lo eok ñan kiiō.ḷak
 It’s true you haven’t lost your expertise,” Father praised him. P209Mool ke ej jañin jako jeḷā ko aṃ,” Jema enebare.nebar
havenʻtI haven't seen anyone as insistent as you are.Ejjeḷọk wōt baj akweḷapiṃ.akweḷap
 We haven't seen you for a long time.Enañin to ad allolouk eok.allolo
 What type of tag game is this, that I haven't seen anything like it before.Aṃoot rot in ke ij kab ellolo?anoot
 I'm hungry for fish because I haven't eaten any for a long time.Eḷap batur bwe eto jañin ṃōñā ek.batur
 Why haven't you bundled up the clothes?Etke kwōj jañin būroojkiiki nuknuk kaṇe?būroojki
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havingWhere are you going with the uncomfortable feeling of having a stomach overstuffed with food?Kwōj akekeḷọk kōn lọjiōṃ ñan ia?akeke
 I'm going to wait till I'm really dying before having a cigarette.Ij kaañūrñūr ṃokta im ḷak ṃōj, kōbaatat.añūr
 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
 Why are we having such bad luck?” P729Etke jen baj jerata wōt.”baj
 The people from that always having yawsEbbakkeke armej in aelōñ eṇ.bakke
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HawaiiI like Hawaii grown onions.Ennọ anienin Awaii ippa.anien
 You can come with me and have a vacation in Hawaii, but you have to pay your own way.Komaroñ uwe im kakkije ippa Hawaii, ijoke kwōj aikuj make kōḷḷā wōṇaāṃ.ijoke
 Then I will go to school in Hawaii after I graduate from high school.Innem inaaj ilọk in jikuuḷ Hawaii ñe eṃōj kaddiojḷọk jān high school.innām
 I will fly to Hawaii and then continue on to America.Inaaj kelọk ñan Hawaii innem naaj kelọk wōt ñan Amedka.innem
 They are just going to Hawaii for a while and then they'll come back.Rej ja ilọk ṃokta ñan Awai im naaj bar itok.ja
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HawaiianHawaiian women have well developed calves.Eajaje kōrein Awai.ajaj
hazardousThe current on the ocean side of Naṃdik Island is hazardous.Aetin likin Naṃdik ekauwōtata.aet
hazyThe air is hazy todayEtab mejatoto rainin.tab
H-bombWe could feel the ground quaking when the H-bomb was dropped at Bikini Atoll.Kōm ar eñjake an ṃweiur laḷ ke ej wōtlọk baaṃ eo iPikinni.ṃweiur
he They (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 Yes,” he answered. P331Aaet,” euwaak.aaet
 What is he doing to make the girls shy?Ta eṇ ej kaabje ledik raṇ kaake?abje
HeHe is not bothered one bit.Ejaje abṇōṇō ñan jidik.abṇōṇō
he I am disturbed at how often he comes.Iabṇōṇōik an memakijkij (emmakijkij) an itok.abṇōṇō
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He/sheHe/she obviously was big judging by his/her fingers/toes.Alikkar an kar kilep jān wōt addi kaṇe addiin.addi
headBe careful they don't pour apples on your head.Lale raabōḷe bōraṃ.abōḷ
 Would you press some ice cubes to my head to prevent swelling?Kwōn ṃōk aiji bōra bwe en jab bōbōj (ebbōj).aij
 Your height is such that I can't see the top of your head.Baj aitokūṃ ke iban lo ioon bōraṃ.aitok
 As he was peeking they shot his head.Ej ja allimōmō wōt ak rōbuuk bōran.allimōmō
 Let's (us three) go look for alu shells to make head leisKōjjel ilān kaalutok kein ad kōṃṃan ṃarṃaralu
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head]Majuro is the seat lit. the head of the Marshalls government, and many people from each of the outer islands live there. S1Mājro ej ijo jeban kien eo an Ṃajeḷ im elōñ armej jān kajjojo aelōñ ko ilikin rej jokwe ie.jeban
headacheI have a headache.Emetak bōra.bar
 Why don't you take these aspirin pills if you have a headache?Etke kwōj jab idaak batin in metak ñe emetak bōraṃ?batin
 I want some medicine because I have a headache.Ikōṇaan idaak wūno bwe emtak bōra.bwe
 I have just a little headache right now.Ejaad in metak bōra kiiō.jaad
 Why did I get a headache againIjaaṃ bar metak bar?jaaṃ
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headedFather looked over at him for a bit and then headed up. P1069Jema ebar lale jidik innem etal.bar
 They were playing baseball when I headed over here,” he said. P465Raar iakiu wōt ke ij itok,” eba.iakiu
 He's empty headed.Ejej kobban bōran.jej
 When 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
 Which way is that canoe headed?Wa eṇ ej jit jekōt.jit
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headingI saw him looking uninterested and heading that away.Eñeo eaar abōblepwaj wōt ijeṇeṇe waj.abōblep
 There he was giving the finger as he was heading that way.Ḷeo ear addi-lep waj ijeṇe towaj.addi-eoḷap
 He was squinting and heading in that direction there.Eñeo eaar addikdik waj im wāwewaj ijeṇeṇe waj.addikdik
 He sneaked away heading in that direction.Ear ajiwewewaj wōt jeṇeṇe ḷọkajjiwewe
 The men who are to tow the canoe are heading over this way.Ri-akake wa eo rāraṇtok.akake
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headsI saw the three of you bow you heads and cry.Ij lo amijeel jillọk im jañ.amijeel
 Schools on the outer islands are located in the central meeting area, where officials and lineage heads live. S24Jikuuḷ ko ilo aelōñ ko ilikin rej pād eoḷapān jikin kwelọk ko, ijo im joonjo ro im aḷap ro rej jokwe ie.eoḷōpa-
 The women are lying with their heads propped on their elbows as they watch TV.Kōrā ro raṇ rej jepdak im alooj TV.jepdak
 He is the one who always slaps people on the back of their heads.Ri-jepwaḷ eo ṇejepwaḷ
 It is better for everybody to lie with their heads pointing southward.Eṃṃan ñe aolep rej jitrōkeañḷọk.jitrōkeañ
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headwayThe sailboat got caught up in the third current zone and hardly made any headway.Ejeḷataeiki booj jerakrōk eo im pen an ṃōṃakūt (eṃṃakūt) jān ijo.jeḷatae
healThe center of the wound on your arm is starting to heal shutEiktok mejān kinej ṇe peiṃ.ik
 You should expose the wound on your hand so it can heal fasterKwōn kejjerwawaik kinej ṇe peiṃ bwe en mo ṃōkajjejedwawa
healedThe medicine healed the person who felt weak from hunger.Uno eo ekōmōur ri-ajeḷkā eo.ajeḷkā
 Jesus healed the palsy and amazed the Pharisees.Jijej ear kōmour ri-akā eo im kabwilōñ Pārōji ro.akā
 The sore on my leg is healed.Emo bakke eo neō.mo
 The medicine-woman healed the girl.Ruuno eo ear kamour ledik eo.mour
healingHis medicines have great healing powersEmmālkwōjkwōj an wūno.mālkwōj
HealthHealth gymṂōn kaddipenpen.dipen
healthʻsSee you in January if my health's OK and it's the Lord's will.Lo eok Jānwōde ñe eṃṃan mōur im ankilaan Irooj.ankilaa-
healthyHow come you're so healthy.En baj eṃṃan wōt amiiañ mour.amiiañ
 She always bears healthy childrenEkkarbōbbōb ajri raṇ nājin.karbōb
 That baby is healthy and fat.Eḷap an ṃọkulkul ajri eṇ.ṃọkulkul
heapIt's a heap of stones from the time of the famous legendary trickster ḶetaoAjokḷāin iien ko an Ḷetaoajokḷā
 The wind from the west caused the heap of stones that's at the western end of the island.Kūtak eo ekaajokḷāiki likin jittoeṇ.ajokḷā
heapedWhen they arrived, the Captain came in first and heaped his plate full of rice. P371Kapen eo ejikrōk tok ijo ṃoktata, ke erjel ej rọọl tok, im jino jabōl ṇa kobban pileij eo ñiin kōn raij.jabōḷ
heapingThe heaping wave is coming.Ṇo eo ṇe ejetak.jetak
 The heaping wave is coming toward us.Ṇo eo ṇe ejetaktok.jetak
heapsThe heaps of stones are more prominent than before.Eajokḷāḷọk jān ṃoktaajokḷā
hearI hate to hear you cry.Iabōb in roñ aṃ jañ.abōb
 I hear your whispering.Ij roñ ajjinonoūṃ.ajjinono
 Talk quietly to him for she'll still hear youKwōn ajjinonoḷọk ñane bwe ej naaj roñ wōt.ajjinono
 I heard him mumbling but I didn't hear what he said.Ij roñ wōt an alñūrñūr ak ijjab roñ naan ko ej ba.alñūrñūr
 It 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
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heardI didn't get bored until I heard his singing.Kab baj addimejmejū ke iroñ an al.addimej
 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
 The song you just heard was a song traditionally sung by ancient Marshall Islander men while steering a canoe on a sailing expedition.Alin ṃur men eo ej kab jeṃḷọkḷọk.alin ṃur
 I heard a noise and looked over to where I thought it had come from. P1039Iroñ ainikien eo im ḷak lukkuun alluwaḷọke ḷọk ijo ej itok jāne.alluwaḷọk
 I heard him mumbling but I didn't hear what he said.Ij roñ wōt an alñūrñūr ak ijjab roñ naan ko ej ba.alñūrñūr
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hearingThree months,” the Boatswain hearing my question replied. P1327Jilu allōñ,” Bojin eo eroñ kajjitōk im uwaak.im
 Hard of hearingJarroñroñ.ja-
 Hearing the song sent him into ecstasy.Elọudiñdiñ kōn an roñ al eo.lọudiñdiñ
 He has good hearing.Erroñroñ ḷeeṇroñ
 Upon hearing of the death of his grandmother Jonitōn sat down and became pensive.Ej roñ wōt ke emej leḷḷap eo jibwin ak Jonitōn ejijet laḷ ḷọk im ḷobōl. ḷobōl
heartThe oppression of heart will happen.Aerin bōro enaaj waḷọk.aer
 Chop that tree so that the heart of it appears.Jek wōjke ṇe bwe en waḷọk buḷōn.boḷ
 You have finally come and created desire in my heart. (from a love song).Kwōjiktōm ikdeelel ilo būruō.ikdeelel
 Stop being unkind and have a heart.Joḷọk jememe im kōpeḷḷọk būruoṃ.jememe
 Cut the heart of that coconut tree.Jōktok jiab eṇ jiabin ni eṇ.jiab
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heartacheWhat's the remedy for relieving me of this heartache.Naaj ta wūnoka ke ijorrāān.wūno
heartburnHow I hate this heartburn.Enana wōt bwilmeleeñ.bwilmeleeñ
 I have the morning heartburn.Immaḷ in jibboñ.memaḷ
heartsA queen of hearts.Kwiinin at.kwiin
heatThe heat is depressing.Det in ekaajeḷkāik kōj.ajeḷkā
 First 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
 Do you feel the heat settling down?Kwōj eṇjaake ke an bwil laḷtak?eñjake
 Where is that heat coming from?Ia in ej memāāṇāṇ (emmāāṇāṇ) tokmāāṇāṇ
 The sun's heat is so intense on the island that everthing lying about on the ground dries up quickly.Kōn an kanooj in ḷap det ilo ān eo, eṃōkaj an diñōjḷọk men ko rej ejjedwawa ioon bwidej.diñōjḷọk
heaveWe should heave to and wait for the low tide.Jaikuj kaiptuik wa in im kōttar an pāāt.iptu
 Now it’s nighttime and we are just going to have to drift and heave to until tomorrow morning when there is enough light for us to see and use the sail. P797Eboñ kiin innem kōjmān naaj ja peḷọk im iptu ñan ilju jibboñ bwe en raane mejād ñan ad jerake wūjḷā ṇeraan
heavenI believe in heaven.Ij tōmak bwe ewōr aelōñin-lañ.aelōñin-lañ
 Do you think this is heaven?Kwōj ḷōmṇak aelōñin-lañ in ke?aelōñin-lañ
 Her body was there but her soul had gone to heaven.Ānbwinnin wōt eo ijo ak an emootḷọk ñan lañ.an
 God our Father in heaven.Anij Jemādwōj ilañ.Anij
 You will get your reward in heaven.Kwōnaaj bōk aṃ jinōkjeej ilañ.jinōkjeej
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heavenlyI want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).Ikōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.kut
heaviestThere was much hunger during the heaviest part of the war.Eḷap ñūta ilo bwiltōñtōñin pata eo.tōñtōñ
heavilySo that he not lie heavily there where they possessed him,” he replied. P1054Bwe en jab eddo ia ke rōurōte,” euwaak.urōt
heavingThe ship is heaving to on the ocean side.Wa eo eṇ ej iptu ilik.iptu
heavyHe is a heavy chain smoker.Ejjeḷọk wōt baidtōñtōñ in ḷeeṇbaidtōñtōñ
 I tried to ignore how heavy the bucket was as I lifted it up and emptied it where he had told me to. P649Ikōjekdọọn an dedo im kate kotak bakōj eo im lutōke ṇa ijo ekar ba.dedo
 That bag is very heavy.Pāāk dedodo (eddodo) men eṇ.dedo
 My eyes were starting to get heavy because I was so sleepy. P225Ikar jino eñjake an dedo tok meja kōn mejki.eñjake
 The outside around the house is full of water because of the heavy rainEḷap an wōt im kaibwijleplepe nebjān ṃweoibwijleplep
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heavyweightHis heavyweight son won the wrestling contest.Ḷōttekōḷkōḷ eo nejin eanjọ ilo uñtaak.ḷōttekōḷkōḷ
heckledHe got heckled as he gave a speech.Raar kakūtōtōiki ke ej kwaḷok naan.kūtōtō
hedgePlease prune that hedge plantKomaroñ jipijuḷi tirooj kaṇe.jipijuḷ
heelsHe clowned around and walked on his heels.Ear kōṃṃan kōjak im juknene lōñḷọk.juknene
 You should help him so that he can walk this way on his heels.Kwōn jipañ im kajukkuneneiki tok.juknene
 Walk this way on your heels.Kwōn jukkunenetok.juknene
heightYou are too thin for your height.Eḷap aṃ ainiñ ñan joñan aitok ṇe aṃ.ainiñ
 Your height is such that I can't see the top of your head.Baj aitokūṃ ke iban lo ioon bōraṃ.aitok
 Measure his height.Kwōn joñe aetokan.joñe aorōkin
heldI held on as fast as I could. P599Ak ña iṃōkaj im dāpdep.dāpdep
 I held the funnel and Father poured the contents into the tank of the engine. P590Idāpij banōḷ eo im Jema elutōk tok men eo kobban ñan lowaan tāāñ eo an injin eo.dāpdep
 I let go of the bucket as quickly as I could and held on. P651Ikar ṃōkaj im kōtḷọk bakōj eo ak idāpdep.dāpdep
 He held the baby up and carried it there.Ear jepakḷọk ajiri eo.jepak
 I held his hand.Iar jibwe pein.jibwe
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hellHe claims that your souls will die in hell.Ej ba enaaj mej ami ilo keena.ami
 You'll burn in hell for being profane.Kwōnāj bwil ikena kōn aṃ kōtrai.kōtrāe
 He’s been possessed by ghosts but he’ll be okay.” P1063Emejatoto jidik ak enaaj eṃṃan.mejatoto
 Go to hell.Ōjjetūṃōjjeti-
 He’ll be okay but we need to say the rosary together and ask for help,” Father said. P1076Enaaj eṃṃan ak kōjeañ aikuj rojōri ippān doon im kajjitōk jipañ,” Jema ekar ba.rojeri
HeʻllHe'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.abwinmake
 Better not fool around with his wife or he'll put a spell on you.Jab aelellọḷe bwe enaaj kọọle eok.aelellaḷ
 If you confuse him he'll be upset with you.Ñe kwōj kaairuwaroiki enaaj illu ippaṃ.airuwaro
 He'll find out the result of disobedience.Enāj lo ajāllikin jab pokake.ajāllik
 Keep throwing stones at him and he'll get angry.Kwōnaaj ajjikade bajjek innām ellu.ajjikad
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HelloHello to you,” the Captain said. P71Iọkwe eok,” Kapen eo eba.eok
 Hello,” Father and the Boatswain both said to the Captain as he came onto the boat. P274Iọkwe,” Jema im Bojin erro jiṃor ba ḷọk ñan Kapen eo ke ej to tok ioon wa eo.jiṃor
 As soon as they were done tying the boat to the pier Father jumped up onto the pier and started saying hello to everyone. P1345Ej ṃōj aerro kōbooj wa eo ippān wab eo ak Jema ekālōñḷọk ñan ioon wab eo im iọkiọkwe armej rowōj.kā-
 Hello,” Father called over to the Old Man as he approached the boat. P427Iọkwe eok,” Jema ekkūr ḷọk ñan e ke ej epaake tok wa eo.kūkūr
 Hello,” Father called over to the Chief. P455Iọkwe eok,” Jema ekkūr ḷọk ñan irooj eo.kūkūr
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helmetDive down and get that helmet shellKwōn tuur tok bukbuk eṇ.tūtuur
helpIt's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help herEnaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 We must help the needy.Jej aikuj in jipañ ri-aikuj.aikuj
 Her relying so much on child help will be her downfall.Ajriin uwaakin kōrā eṇ enaaj kōjerataiki.ajriin uwaak
 Whatever he does always gets fouled up in the end because he relies on child help.Ejerata ḷokwan an jerbal kōn an kijoñ ajriin uwaak.ajriin uwaak
 Your habitual tardiness won't help your getting a salary increase.Aḷokbadiṃ enaaj kōṃṃan bwe en jab ḷapḷọk wōṇeaṃ.aḷokbad
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helpedHis attending school helped to sharpen his homilies.An jikuuḷ ear jipañ kaaejemjeme ilo an kwaḷọk.aejemjem
 The voice of conscience of the Holy Spirit helped himAinikien bōklōkōtin Jetōb Kwōjarjar ejipañe jān jorrāān.ainikien bōklōkōt
 I went over and helped them. P1300Ikar etal ippān kōṃro jipañ doon.doon
 They took the boy with them and helped him steal toddy from the tree.Raar āñin ḷadik eo im kōjekeidaake.jekeidaak
 The Japanese really helped the Marshallese in developing the islands.Eḷap jipañ an ri-Jepaan ñan ri-Ṃajōḷ.Jepaan
HelperHelper.Rijjipañ.jipañ
helpingEveryone showed enthusiasm for helping the sick.Aolep raar kwaḷọk aer itok-limo in jipañ ri-nañinmej ro.itok-limoin
 All of those who showed interest in helping the sick took their contributions to the hospital. [The preferred usage is in square brackets.]Aolep ri-itok-limo ro ilo jipañ ri-nañinmej raar bwikilọk jipañ ko aer ñan aujpitōḷ. [Aolep ro eitok-limoier ilo jipañ ri-nañinmej raar … ]itok-limoin
 Be considerate and give us a helping handKoṃwin jake jibwil eo im letok peimi.jake jibwil
 Stop being skeptical and start helping meKwōn jab kōrraat ak kwōn jipañ .kōrraat
 The American government is helping these people move forward and take their place among other countries. S3Kien eo an Amedka ej jipañ armej rein bwe ren wōnṃaanḷọk im bōk jikier ippān laḷ ko jet.wōnṃaanḷọk
helplessWe are in a helpless positionEtabuuk kōj.tabu
helpsThe old lady helps her daugher with her children.Ekaajjiriri leḷḷap eo ippān kōrā eo nejin.kaajiriri
 If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.kadkadmootot
 If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.kadkadmootot
hemI'll hem this dress because it is much too long.Inaaj kobake nuknuk e bwe ekadik aitok.kobak
hemmedI feel hemmed in in this shirt.Ikeṇaak ṇa ilowaan jōōt e.keṇaak
hemorrhoidsMedicine for the treatment of hemorrhoids.Wūno in kōṃajṃaj.ṃaj
henDon't rob the hen of her eggs so she can have chicks.Jab eaklepe bao eṇ bwe ennejnej.eaklep
 Where is that hen making its nest?Ej el ia bao eṇ.el
 The rooster is covering the hen.Kako eṇ ej kāineik lọlọ eṇ.ine
 Where is the mother hen?Ewi jenḷap in lala eo?jenḷap
 The hen has lots of chicks.Elōñ nejin lọlọ eo jojo.jojo
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hensYou always rob the hens of their eggs and it's true that you are an egg robber.Aolep iien kwōj eaklepi lolo kaṇe im ṃool ke kwe kwōj juon ri-eaklep.eaklep
 Your hens are all young chickens.Jendik wōt lọlọ kaṇe nejiṃ.jendik
 There are lots of old hens in your chicken coop.Ejenḷape wōrwōr in bao eṇ aṃ.jenḷap
 There are lots of old hens on this island.Eḷap an jejenḷapḷap (ejjenḷapḷap) bao in āniinjenḷap
 They are looking for old hens.Rej kōjenḷap.jenḷap
herIt's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 I can't forget the way she tucked things under her armIban meḷọkḷọk abjājein lio.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
 Was it you that got her to tuck the big basket under her arm?Kwaar kaabjājeiki ke kōn iep kileplep eo raan eo ḷọkabjāje
 You be the one to make her tuck in under her arms for us.Kwōn rūabjājeiktok ñan kōjro.abjāje
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her/himWhat's making her/him so uninterested?Ta eṇ ej kaabōblepe?abōblep
 The medicine made her/him fertileUno eo ekatimọọne.timọọn
HereHere comes the one who bothers people all the time.Ri-kaabwilōñlōñ eo ṇe tok.abbwilōñlōñ
 The current flowing into the lagoon is stronger here than over there.Eaewaareḷọk ijin jān ijjuweo.aear
 Your relatives from America are here.Ri-aelōñin pālle ro nukuṃ remoottok.aelōñin pālle
 The current here where I'm fishing is better than where you are.Eaeṃṃan ḷọk ije ij eọñwōd ie jān ijeṇe.aeṃṃan
 You're cooler here than if you went into the house.Kwaeṃṃōḷoḷo ḷọk ṇa ijin jān ñe kwōnaaj etal eañ ṃweeṇaeṃōḷoḷo
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here—isLook at this place here—is it a good place to plant a breadfruit tree?Lale ṃōk ijjiō eṃṃan ke ñan ad katōk juon ie?ijjiiō
HeresHere’s the last one,” the Captain called to us. Thank God!” P756Aḷaḷ eo āliktata ṇe laḷ waj,” Kapen eo ekkūr tok. Mour eo!”ālik
 Here’s the gas can.” P579Tāāñ eo eo.”eo
HereʻsHere's some water for you to wash your hands with.Dān eo aṃwiniṃ eo.aṃwin
 Here's a school of rabbitfish at the lagoon beach.Juon e bwijin in ṃọle iar.bwijin
 Here's my wife.Lio ippa e.ippa-
 Here's a fish to free you from your craving for one.Lewaj eo kein aṃ kōbbaturtur.kōbbaturtur
 Here's the list.Laajrak eo eo.laajrak
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heretoforeThe food at the birthday party last night was more inadequate than at any birthday party heretofore.Jabwetata joñan ṃōñā eo ilo keemem eo boñ jān aolep keemem ko ḷọkjabwe
heritageAnd my heritage forever, it is best that I die there. S2 lines from a songIm ḷāṃorōn in deo, eṃṃan ḷọk ñe inaaj mej ie.ḷāṃoran
HermanHerman is always wide-eyed.Ekkabūrōrō Eaṃōṇ.kabūrōrō
HermitHermit crab attracts fish more than fish meat.Eaṃaṃḷọk oṃ jān ek.aṃaṃ
 We'll get up early and squash hermit crabs for bait.Jenaaj ruj in jibbōñ tata im pajo.pajo
herniaHe got a hernia just by lifting heavy bags.Ear iñtok wōt lọjien jān an kar ekkotak pāāk eddo.iñ-lọjien
 That boy's got a hernia.Eiñ lọjien ḷadik eṇ.iñiñ
herselfShe's making herself tall with high-heeled shoesEj kaittoktok kōn juuj ekkañ kapin.aitok
 She 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
 I hate her because she has too high an opinion of herself.Idike bwe eḷap an utiej būruon.utiej būruo-
 He lets his mother stay all by herself.Ej kaajjimakekeik leḷḷap eo jinen.ajjimakeke
HesHe’s mad because they say he’s just a kid.Ellu kōnke rej ba e boea wōt.boea
 He’s mad because they say he’s just a kid.Ellu kōnke rej ba e boea wōt.boea
 He’s been saying we were off course since Roi-Namur and that we should tack windward because land was to the east, but you said no. P1236Eḷak kar ba ke jebuñ jān Ruōt im jen bwābwe wōt bwe aelōñ eo epād i reeaar, ekwe kwōbar ba ke eaab.buñ
 Don’t be taken in by him because he’s constantly so vain.Kwōn jab po ippān bwe euttaiḷōṃ bajjek.bwe
 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
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heʻsHe'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.abwinmake
 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
 He's got his eyes on your watch.Ej addikdiki waj ṇe aṃ.addikdik
 He's put on airs due to the promotion.An utiejḷọk ekaadpāiki.adpā
 He's tax collector.Ej ri-ae owōj.ae
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hesitantHis unpreparedness made him hesitant.An japojak ekaaepādpāde.aepedped
 You're more hesitant than me.Kwaepādpādḷọk jān ñaaepedped
hesitateDon't hesitate.Jab itweḷọk eok.itweḷọk
 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
 Father heard this and didn't hesitate but rushed straight to the Captain. P1087Jema eroñ ijin im jab bar aepādpād ak etōbtōb ḷọk ñan ippān Kapen eo.tōbtōb
hewingHe's hewing the ṃweiur for the newly constructed canoe.Ej ḷame ṃweiur eo ṃweirun akadik eo.ṃweiur
HeyHey guys, I almost forgot one thing we still need to do,” the Captain said. P392Ḷōṃa e, ibaj meḷọkḷọk wōt jidik juon men jej aikuj kōṃṃane,” Kapen eo eba.baj
 Hey boy!” the voice said. P56Ḷadik eṇ!” ainikien eo eba.eṇ
 Hey guys, let’s eat sashimi,” the Captain said when he saw the Boatswain was done slicing it up. P1329Ḷōṃa e, jemān jaajmi,” Kapen eo ekar ba ke elo an dedeḷọk an Bojin eo jiḷait.jiḷait
 Hey, man, it’s like I told you,” the other man said. P158Ioḷe, ej ja wōt eo iaar ba ñan kwe,” ḷeo juon eba.ḷe
 Hey guys, Vroom Vroom is alive,” one of the fishermen said, and everyone laughed mockingly. P317Ṃa e, emour būrūṃrūṃ,” juon iaan rieọñōd ro eba innem aolep im tōtōñin kajjirere.mour
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HiHi guys,” Father said. P101Iọkwe eok ḷōmen,” Jema eba.iọkwe
hidHe hid and startled me.Ear ṃōjjo em kakūrañ .kūrañ
 He hid from me.Ear ṃōjjo jān .ṃōjjo
hiddenYou were so well hidden I didn't notice you were there.Baj aelọkūṃ ke iñak ke kwōpād ijo.aelọk
 It's hidden.Eṇojak.ṇōṇooj
hideCome let's play hide and seek.Itok kōjro ṃwijjuṃwijju
 Hide that picture.Kwōn ṇooj pija ṇeṇōṇooj
 Hide the papers.Ṇooje peba kaṇe.ṇōṇooj
 Let's go play hide and seek.Jeañ ilen kaattilekek.tilekek
 Don't always hide.Kwōn jab kōṇaan tūtilekek (ittilekek).tilekek
hide-and-seekThe children are playing hide-and-seek.Ajri raṇ rej ṃōjjoṃōjjo
hideousYour pestering is more hideous than his pestering.Kaabwilōñlōñūṃ ekōmatōrtōrḷọk jān kaabwilōñlōñin.abbwilōñlōñ
hidingThe boy is hiding from his mother.Ekaattilōklōk ḷadik eo jān jinen.kaattilōklōk
 What are you hiding fromTa ṇe kwōj kaattilōklōk jāne?kaattilōklōk
 Who are you hiding fromWōn ṇe kwōj kūttiliek jāne?kūttiliek
 Why are you hiding?Etke kwōj tilekek?tilekek
 They are hiding from the drunk.Rej tiliekek jān ri-kadek eo.tilekek
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highThe 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
 He was high in rank in the army.Ear utiej ke ej pād ilo ami.ami
 High classArōṃṃan.ar
 It 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
 We thought the tide was low but when we got to the opening it was still high tideKōmbaab epāāt ak kōm ḷak etal ñan mejje eo ej tūkōk wōt.baab
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higherThe surf is higher today than yesterday.Eḷap an buñṇo rainin jān inne.buñṇo
 They're building the house higher.Rej eje lōñḷọk ṃweeṇejej
 Evening tide is higher than morning.Tūkōkin jota eḷap jān jibboñ.tūkōk
highestWho scored highest on the test?Wōn eṇ lōñ tata ilo teej eo?lōñ
high-heeledShe's making herself tall with high-heeled shoesEj kaittoktok kōn juuj ekkañ kapin.aitok
highlyThe baseball teams had a highly disputed game.Eḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk.aitwerōk
hikingThey are hiking westward to Laura.Rejaṃbo toḷọk ñan Ḷorajaṃbo
himThey (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 I saw him upset and going in that direction.Eñeo ear abṇōṇōwaj ijeṇeṇe waj.abṇōṇō
 What made him decline the offer?Ta eṇ ekabōbe?abōb
 I saw him looking uninterested and heading that away.Eñeo eaar abōblepwaj wōt ijeṇeṇe waj.abōblep
 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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him/herTake him/her to school.Kwōn uke im kajikuuḷi.jikuuḷ
 Don't let him/her jump around. (frequently heard in a household with active children)Jab kōtḷọk an kāto-ketak.kāto-ketak
himselfA creator of confusion is himself confusedRi-kaaepokpok ej naaj pok wōt.aepokpok
 He works all by himself because he's an experienced worker.Eajerre ilo jerbal kōn an jeḷā jerbal.ajerre
 He's not sure of himself from the way he talks.Ri-kaajjimālele bwe ejjeḷọk lōke ilo an kōnono.ajjimālele
 He was discovered because he exposed himself.Relo ijo ej kūttiliek ie jān wōt aloklokin.aloklok
 Don't let him get sand all over himself.Kwōn jab kabokboke.bok
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hindersHer shyness hinders her progress.An abje ekaapañ an wōnṃaanḷọk.abje
hingesYou two go and bring some hinges from that storeKoṃro ilọk im kainjej tok jān ṃōn wia eṇ.injej
 Install the hinges on that door.Kwōn injeje kōjām eṇ.injej
hipShe broke her hip.Ebwilọk doñan.doñ
 The baby is crying to be carried on the hip.Ajiri eo ej jañin jaja.jaja
 That child is always being carried (on the hip).Ejjeḷọk wōt jejaja (ejjaja) in eṇ ajri.jaja
 Don't carry that child on your hip.Jab kōjajaik ajri ṇejaja
 The hip dancers from Tahiti are here.Ri-kajikea ro jān Taiti remottok.kajikia
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hipsBe careful for she's a super expert in moving her hips during sexual intercourse.Kōjparok eok bwe ṇakṇōkin ri-aelaḷ men ṇeaelaḷ
 Gilbertese swing their hips wellRi-Kilbōt rōjeḷā kajikia.kajikia
 He wears his pants high on his hips.Eḷap an ṃuriejṃuriej
hiredWho hired youWōn ṇe ear kōjerbal eok?jerbal
 That's our hired baby sitter.Ri-kaajjiriri eo amro eṇ.kaajiriri
hiringThe one you're thinking of hiring was just fired.Ri-baer eo ṇe kwōj ḷōmṇak in kōjerbale.baer
hisYour pestering is more hideous than his pesteringKaabwilōñlōñūṃ ekōmatōrtōrḷọk jān kaabwilōñlōñin.abbwilōñlōñ
 It's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 The ocean side of his land had a lot of abḷajtiñ plants.Eabḷajtiiñḷamjako likin ṃweo iṃōn.abḷajtiiñ
 I'm so upset by his frequent visits.Baj abṇōṇōū kōn an memakijkijtok.abṇōṇō
 He refused to take his foodEar abwin bōk men eo kijen.abwin bōk
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his/herHe/she obviously was big judging by his/her fingers/toesAlikkar an kar kilep jān wōt addi kaṇe addiin.addi
 His/her hair is dark black.Ejil kooḷan bōran.jil
 Have the child lie with his/her head pointing southward.Kajitrōkeañḷọk ajiri ṇe ilo aṃ kōbabuiki.jitrōkeañ
 Have the child lie with his/her head pointing eastward.Kajittakḷọk ajiri ṇejittak
 Watch out that that child doesn't get chalk on his/her handsLale ejọọk pein ajiri ṇejọọk
HistorianHistorian writerRijeje bwebwenato.jeje
historicalI'm fond of watching historical picturesEitoklimoū alwōje pijain etto.alwōj
hitThe city was hit with a tornado when I phoned him yesterday.Eaire jikin kwelọk eo ke ij talboone inne.aire
 Do you aim well to hit the bull's-eye?Ewālel ke alejiṃ?alej
 He hit him when he wasn't looking.Ear ankōṃade em baiti.ankōṃad
 Put your guard up so he doesn't hit youKwōn baare pein jān an deñōt eok.baar
 Who hit the homerun?Wōn eo ear bōttaik oṃrawūn eo?bōtta
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HitchHitch the horse to the cart.Kwōn kọọọjọje kurṃa ṇeọọjọj
HitlerIn World War II the Americans defeated Hitler in an end move and he got smashed.Ri-Amedka ro ilo tariṇae eo ḷọk an laḷ in raar jaṃtiltili Hitler im ejeddaṃ. jaṃtiltil
 Hitler was a German.Hitler ekar juon ri-Jāmne.Jāmne
hitsThey say that if some trash is tossed overboard here, it will be snapped up by the sharks before it hits the water. P1322Rej ba ke ñe ewōtlọk juon menọknọk ijin, emaat wōt ṇa i mejatoto ippān pako.mejatoto
hitterHe's a good hitter.Ejeḷā bōtta.bōtta
hittingWhy don't you try hitting him with the club and see if he moves?Kwōn aḷaḷ in deñdeñe ṃōk im lale eṃṃakūt ke.aḷaḷ in deñdeñ
 Paddle on the starboard to keep the canoe from hitting the coral head.Kwōn auretame wa ne bwe en jab itaak.auretam
 His hitting is laughable.Ekōjak bōttain kijak eṇ.bōtta
 He fell off the truck and was shaken by hitting the ground.Ewōtlọk jān tūrak eo im kajkaj ṇai laḷ.kajkaj
 Watch the canoes because they're hitting each other.Lali wa kaṇe bwe roḷḷwūjḷwūj.ḷuḷwūjḷwūj
hivesHe got hives from eating spoiled fish.Ejudu kōn an kar ṃōñā ek.judu
 I got the hives from those spider lilies I carried.Ilennab kōn kieb ko iar būki.lennab
hoʻThey are shouting and saying 'sail ho'.Rej laṃōj im ba ejeḷo.jeḷo
hoardingThey're hoarding toilet paper.Rej kọkkoṇkoṇ pijin kwiir.kọkkoṇkoṇ
hoarseWhat is the matter that your voice is so hoarse?Ebajet ke eppoñ ainikieṃ?pepoñ
hoistedThe skiff has been hoisted.Ejirab booj eo.jirab
 They hoisted the skiff aboard.Raar jirabe ḷōñḷọk booj eo.jirab
 They hoisted a one-ton sling of copra ashore.Raar ṃukkouk ānetak juon tōn in waini.ṃukko
hoistsHe is the one who hoists anything on this ship.Ri-jirab eo an wa in ṇejirab
holdHere, hold this (for a while).Eo, baj lewaj.baj
 Now that you’re here you can hold the funnel so I can fill the engine up with gas.” P589Kiiō ke kwopād ijin, kwōn ja jibwe banōḷ e bwe in teiñi tāāñ e an injin e kōn kiaj.”banōḷ
 Hold onKwōn kabbōjrak.bōjrak
 Do your best to hold on because this vehicle is going fast.Kate eok dāpdep bwe wa in ej buuḷ.dāpdep
 Do your best to hold that bird so that it doesn't fly away.Kate eok dāpij bao ṇe bwe en jab kelọk.dāpdep
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holdingThe man went into a room and when he came back out he was holding loaves of bread, already wrapped in brown paper, still warm from the oven. P264Ḷeo edeḷọñ ḷọk ilowaan ruuṃ eo im ḷak diwōj tok ej jibwe ruo ḷoobwin pilawā, eṃōj an limi kōn peba būrawūn, ej ja āindeeo aer māāṇāṇ ke rej kab mat tok.būrawūn
 Keep on holding the pig so that it doesn't run away.Kwōn dāpdipiji wōt piik ṇe bwe eṇ jab ko.dāpdep
 Keep holding him,” Father said. P1162Dāpij wōt,” Jema eba.dāpij
 S/he was always holding the baby. S/he kept on holding the baby.Ear jijibjibwe (ijjibjibwe) niñniñ eo.jibwe
 S/he was always holding the baby. S/he kept on holding the baby.Ear jijibjibwe (ijjibjibwe) niñniñ eo.jibwe
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holdsHe is the one who always holds back on his ideas.Ri-jenliklik eo ṇe,jenliklik
 My water cistern holds more water than yours.Ekobbwā ḷọk aebōj jimāāṇ e jān ṇe aṃ.kobbwā
 His cistern holds a lot of water.Etūkanne aebōj jimāāṇ eṇ an.tūkanne
holePlease drill a hole in this tortoise shell for me.Dāilitok ṃōk bōd e.dedāil
 Bore a hole in it.Kwōn dāili men ṇededāil
 Who made a hole in your earlobe?Wōn ṇe ear ili lọjilñūṃ?il
 The hole is filled up.Ejeñak rọñ eo.jeñak
 The hole fillers are now filling up the holes.Ri-jeñak rọñ ro rej jioñi rọñ ko.jeñak
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holesThis house is full of holes.Ejjeḷọk ajerwawa in ṃwiinajerwawa
 Don't spear so many holes in that fish.Kwōn jab dibdibōj ek ṇededeb
 She is the one who makes holes in earlobes.Ri-il eo eṇ.il
 Fill up the holes toward the ocean side.Jeñake likḷọk rọñ kaṇe.jeñak
 The hole fillers are now filling up the holes.Ri-jeñak rọñ ro rej jioñi rọñ ko.jeñak
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holidayOne was to decide upon a flag for Micronesia, and the second was to set July 12 as a holiday to commemorate the beginning of the Congress of Micronesia. S16Juon, raar kowaḷọk bōḷāāk eo an Ṃaikronijia im ruo, raar kōṃṃan bwe Julae 12 raan en an Ṃaikronijia raan in kakkije in kakeememej jinoin Kọñkorej eo an Ṃaikronijiakeememej
holleredWho hollered?Wōn eo ear laṃōj?laṃōj
holleringWhat are you hollering aboutTa ṇe kwōj uwaañañ kake.uwaañañ
hollowThe skin of this fish is tied over the opening of a hollow log. S11Kilin ek in ej ellok ṇa imejān juon ṃōttan wōjke rot ṇe me ewōr lowaan.lowa
HolyThe "islanders." (generic term referring to the "gentiles" in the Holy Scriptures.)Ri-aelōñ ko.aelōñ
 The voice of conscience of the Holy Spirit helped him.Ainikien bōklōkōtin Jetōb Kwōjarjar ejipañe jān jorrāān.ainikien bōklōkōt
 
Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy. S5

Kwōn keememej raan in Jabōt bwe kwōn kokkwojarjare.
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 Holy scripturesJeje ko rekwojarjar.jeje
 Holy GhostJetōb Kwōjarjar.jetōb
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homeAll residents of the small islets have returned home.Aolep ri-aetọ im rọọl ñan jikier.aetọ
 You must get him going or it'll get too dark for him to walk home.Kwōn kaajādiki bwe enaaj boñe.ajādik
 Let's get going with the visit so we can go home.Jen aktal ḷọk bwe jen rọọl.aktal
 We feel at home now living on our own land.Jaamṇak kiiō bwe jej jokwe ioon bwidej in ad.amṇak
 How since she's not at home?Baj ke ejako ṃweeṇ iṃōn?baj ke
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homelandHe settled on his homeland.Etōt ioon jikin.tōt
homelyHe is very homely.Eḷap an dakōlkōl.dakōlkōl
 Where are those homely people I saw from?Ri-jepa in ia raṇ ke ij lo er?jepa
 She won't get married for she's very homely.Eban pālele bwe ejokwa.jokwa
 She's homely.Enana kōjāllin.kōjālli-
homerunWho hit the homerun?Wōn eo ear bōttaik oṃrawūn eo?bōtta
homesThe cloud cast a shadow over the homes.Kōdọ eo ekaelor ṃōkoaelor
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aelōñ
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.bọọk aij
 That lineage is always changing homes.Bwij eo ebwijteoḷeoḷ ṇebwijteoḷeoḷ
 There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on the outer islands. S27Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.lik
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homesickHe was so homesick for the Marshalls while he was abroad that when he returned he was really skinny.Joñan an kar ḷokwanwaik tok aeḷōñ kein ke ear pād ijekaṇ eḷak rọọltok elukkuun ṃōḷokwanwa
 That child keeps on being homesick.Eowoñoñ ajri eṇ.
homeworkWhy didn't you do your homework? What did you do last night?Etōke ejab ṃōj homework eo aṃ?, Kwaar et wōt boñ?et
homiliesHis attending school helped to sharpen his homilies.An jikuuḷ ear jipañ kaaejemjeme ilo an kwaḷọk.aejemjem
 His homilies are uplifting.Ekōbbōkakak an kwaḷọk naan.bōbōkak
honestHe's an honest manḶeeṇ ej juon armej erreo būruon.bōro
 He's honest in his work.Ejiṃwe an jerbal.jiṃwe
 He's honest and no one can bribe him.Ejiṃwe an jerbal im ejjeḷọk emaroñ wiaik burwōn.wiaik būruo-
HoneyWhat about you, Honey, what are you up to these days?” Father asked the old woman. P193Ak kwe limen, kwōj et bajjek raan kein?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān leḷḷap eo.Limen
 It was somewhat hard to tell how many people were in the house, but it was obvious that one was an old woman because I heard the old man say, Honey, you should go make some food for the Engineer and his son.” P182Ejaad pen kile jete armej i lowaan ṃweo ak ealikkar ke juon eo leḷḷap ie kōnke iroñ ainikien an ḷōḷḷap eo ba, Limen e, kwōn itōn kōṃṃan ḷọk kijen Injinia e im ḷadik e nejin.”Limen
HongHong Kong products are of poor quality.Ṃweiuk in Oñkoñ rooṃoja.oṃoja
HonorHonor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land that the Lord thy God giveth thee. S5Kwōn kipliie ñan jeṃaṃ im jinōṃ, bwe en to raan ko aṃ ioon āneo Jeova aṃ Anij ej lewōj ñan eok.jema-
 Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land that the Lord thy God giveth thee. S5Kwōn kipliie ñan jeṃaṃ im jinōṃ, bwe en to raan ko aṃ ioon āneo Jeova aṃ Anij ej lewōj ñan eok.jine-
 Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land that the Lord thy God giveth thee. S5Kwōn kipliie ñan jeṃaṃ im jinōṃ, bwe en to raan ko aṃ ioon āneo Jeova aṃ Anij ej lewōj ñan eok.kipliie
 Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land that the Lord thy God giveth thee. S5Kwōn kipliie ñan jeṃaṃ im jinōṃ, bwe en to raan ko aṃ ioon āneo Jeova aṃ Anij ej lewōj ñan eok.le-
honoredWhen you are being honored at a feast, you should give away little presents to show your appreciation.Ñe rej kaṃḷo ñan eok kwōj aikuj kabbōjrak.kabbōjrak
 Only newcomers and chiefs are honored in this way, or if there is a first birthday, or if there are visitors. S4Rej kaṃōḷo wōt ñan ruwamāejet kab irooj, ñe ej wōr keemem, kab ñe ewōr ri-lotok.lo-
hoodlumsHe was protected from the hoodlums.Ebbarōk jān ri-jorrāān ro.baar
 He shielded her from the hoodlums.Ebarōke jān rijorrāān ro.barōk
hookMaybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hookBōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇeatad
 My hook has a barb already.Ejalōb kāāj e kadede.jalōb
 Make a barb on your hook.Kwōn jalōbe kāāj ṇejalōb
 Could you hook me a sardine for bait?Kwōmaroñ ke kāājrabōle tok juon mọọrū mamo?kāājrabōl
 The hook on his fishing pole always gets caught on the reef.Eḷḷorakrak kāāj eo an.ḷorak
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hookedAt 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
 I hooked an exceptionally big fish.Juon eo koṇa ajorṃaan.ajorṃaan
 Keep jerking the line because pretty soon you'll feel it hooked.Kwōn koorale wōt bwe enañin pen wōt jidik.kooral
 The fish is hooked.Ekọjek ek eo.kọjek
 He got hooked.Ekọjek.kọjek
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hooksNames of hooks for specific fish or types of fishing.Kāājin kabwebwe, kāājin ḷatippān, kāājin kadejo, kāājin kaṃōṃō, kāājin kōbwābwe, kāājin ilarak, etc.kāāj
 That's the kind of fish hook that hooks so neatly.Kāāj rot eo etare ṇetare
hoooLaaand hooo!” the Boatswain yelled from atop the mast. P1195Ḷāāānnooo!” ekkeilọk Bojin eo jān raan kaju eo.kōkeilọk
hopHe made the boy hop around on one foot.Ear kaajjukneneik ḷadik eo.ajjuknene
hopeI 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
 If you have been diligent from the beginning, we hope that when you read this page, you are able to speak and understand Marshallese. S29Eḷaññe kwaar kijenmej jān jinoun, kemij kejatdikdik bwe ilo awa in kwōj riiti peijin, kwōmaroñ kōnono im meḷeḷe kajin Ṃajeḷkijenmej
 If you have been diligent from the beginning, we hope that when you read this page, you are able to speak and understand Marshallese. S29Eḷaññe kwaar kijenmej jān jinoun, kemij kōjatdikdik bwe ilo awa in kwōj riiti peijin, kwōmaroñ kōnono im meḷeḷe kajin Ṃajeḷkōjatdikdik
 Bob Hope is very funny.Eḷap an liāp Bob Hope.liāp
 Keep persevering and don't lose hope.Kwōn mijmijelaḷ wōt im jab bōbweer (ebbeer).mijmijelaḷ
hopelessFather 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
 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.dedo
hopingThat fellow is still standing out there with his spear hoping to waylay and spear some fish.Ḷōmen eṇ ej kōkkāāḷāḷ wōt.kōkkāāḷāḷ
hoppedThey both hopped on one foot to school.Erro kar ajjukneneḷọk ñan ṃōn jikuuḷ eo.ajjuknene
hoppingThere is a lot of back and forth hopping in ancient dances.Eḷap kōṃajoñjoñ ilo ebin etto.kōṃajoñjoñ
hop-scotchThe girls were playing hop-scotch along the path.Ledik ro raar kappetpettok ilowaan iaḷ eo tok.kappetpet
horizonSheet the sails in a bit to get rid of the folds next to the gaff,” the Boatswain said as he scanned the horizon standing by the rigging on the starboard side. P854Bar ṇatọọne tak jidik bwe en jako baḷok kaṇe i turin kaab eṇ” Bojin eo ekar ba ke ear jejed jān turin rikin eo i reeaar.baḷok
 The ship vanished over the horizon.Ejetḷọk wa eo.jetḷọk
 I got occupied for a while and when I tried to find the boat it had disappeared over the horizon.Iṃad em ḷak bar reilọk ejetḷọk wa eo.jetḷọk
 There are clouds on the horizon.Ekkōdọdo kapinlañ.kapin lañ
hornIt hasn't grown a horn yetEj jañin dedek (eddek) an doon.doon
 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
horn/conchThe one who blows the horn/conch.Ri-jilel.jilel
horribleYou look horrible because you are drunk.Enana kōjāllim kōn aṃ kadek.jellen
 His face looks horrible.Turin mejān ekaammijak.kaammijak
 His was a horrible deathEkaammijak an mej.mijak
 I can now say for sure that drifting in the dangerous open ocean is a horrible experience.” P1337Peḷọk ilo meto kauwōtata imaroñ ba kiin ke elukkuun nana.”peḷọk
horrifyingThat was the most horrifying demonTiṃōn kaammijakjak men eo.mijak
horror-grippingHis style in telling the ghost story is horror-gripping.Ekaammijakjak an bwebwenato kōn tiṃoṇ eo. mijak
horseThe bad guy was running by on the horse when the good guy lassoed him.Ri-nana eo ej ja ettōrḷọk wōt ioon ọọj eo ak kaubowe eo ealluke.alluke
 Don't horse around or you'll get sand in their eyes.Jab ikien bwe kwōnaaj kabokbok mejāer.bokbok
 Don't horse around or they will be suspicious of you.Kwōn jab kakūtōtō bwe rōnaaj eṇọuk eok.eṇọ
 He rode the horse toward the interior.Ear ọọjọj eọọjḷọk.ọọjọj
 Hitch the horse to the cart.Kwōn kọọọjọje kurṃa ṇeọọjọj
horseplayHis horseplay is provoking.Ekañiñi an kōṇanikien.ñi
horsepowerThe outboard motor boat made spray because it had a 100 horsepower engineEjọkurbaatat ḷoon eo kōnke jibukwi ọọj bawōrin injin ḷọk eo ie.jọkurbaatat
horsingThey were horsing aroundErro ar kọbōk.kọbōk
 Here comes the guy who is always horsing aroundRūkōṇaanikien eo ṇekōṇaanikien
hoseWater won't come out of the hose because it is kinked.Eban tọọr ooj ṇe bwe ejāliñiñ.jāliñiñ
hospitalThe oxygen tank for the hospital.Akjijenin aujpitōḷ.akjijen
 They rushed the person who didn't keep the traditional medicinal taboos to the hospital for emergency treatment.Raar ettōrḷọk kōn ri-aḷok eo ñan aujpitōḷ.aḷok
 She's arranging for you (three or more persons) visit him at the hospital.Ej kōṃṃan amiwōj iien loḷọk ilo aujpitōḷ.amiwōj
 He was discharged from the hospital.Ear duoj jān aujpitōḷ.diwōj
 The boy is writhing in pain from a stomach ache on his way to hospital.Ḷadik eo ej iñimmaḷ ḷọk ñan aujpitāḷ kōn an metak lọjien.iñimmaḷ
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hostileWhat makes you so hostile?Ta ṇe kwōj jememe kake?jememe
HostsThe Lord of Hosts as described in the Bible.Anij in Inelep eo einwōt an kōmlōt ilo Baibōḷ.Anij in Inelep
 The spirit of the Lord of Hosts is upon us all in great abundance.Ebuñleplep jitbōn Anij in Inelep ioodwōj.Anij in Inelep
hotIt is so hot today it gives me a lethargic feeling.Eḷap an bwil rainin im kaaddiṃakokoik .addiṃakoko
 Good grief! It's so hot.Aia, eḷap wōt an bwil.aia
 It's quite hot todayEbwe an kajoor aḷ ṇe rainiin.aḷ
 Wear a hat because the sun is hot.Kwōn atat bwe edet.atat
 If you know how to prepare and cook pandanus pudding in hot rocks, then make some for us.Ñe kwōjelā del kwōn del tok kijed.del
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hotelHe is the man who parks cars for the hotel.Ri-baak kaar eo an hotel in ṇebaak
hourI will be able to work for only half hour.Ināj maroñ jerbal wōt jimettan awa.jimattan
 A quarter of an hour is 15 minutes.Juon kuwata in juon awa ej joñoul ḷalem minit.kuwata
 What ungodly hour are you two going fishing?Tōreet in koṃro ej ilān eọñōd ie?tōre
 Who takes the zero hour shiftAn wōn jep eṇ ilo awa jiro? jep
hoursWhen I reached the spot to fish, he had already started fishing hours beforeIḷak etal in eọñōd ettoot ke ear akḷañe ek eo.akḷañ
 Here are the watch hours for the three of us,” he said. P537Awaan waj ko adjeel kein,” ekar ba.awa
 Only three more hours until we set sail. P404Ṃōttan wōt bar jilu tok awa im jejerak.jerak
 I don’t know how many minutes or even hours I had been doing that when I heard the sound of a truck on the pier. P349Ijaje jete minit ak awa tokālik, ak iroñ aininkien juon tūrak ioon wab eo.tokālik
houseThey planted abḷajtiiñ around the house.Raar kaabḷajtiiñi tōrerein ṃweoabḷajtiiñ
 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
 I was dizzy when I went to Jeeki's house yesterday to get some medicine.Iar addeboululḷọk ñan ṃōn Jeeki inne in kappok liṃō uno.addeboulul
 Who scattered giant clam shells around the house?Wōn ṇe ear kadede turin ṃwiinaded
 They're carrying it in a basket to the house.Rej aduwadoikḷọk ñan ṃweoaduwado
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householdWhat are the people in that household so excited about?Ta eṇ ri-mweeṇ rej eṃṃōḷō kake?eṃṃōḷō
 We'll contribute next time according to household.Jenaaj le eoweḷā ilo kakkuṇaṇa in laḷ.eoonḷā
 What is exciting the people in that household?Ta eṇ ej kairuj ri-ṃweeṇ?iruj
 Don't let him/her jump around. (frequently heard in a household with active children)Jab kōtḷọk an kāto-ketak.kāto-ketak
householdsThere are two households on my tract of land.Ewor ruo eoonḷā ilo wāto eṇ .eoonḷā
housekeeperThe housekeeper has cleaned every room in the house.Ri-jokiiñ eo ear jokiiñi aolepen ruuṃ ko iṃweo.jokiiñ
housesThis city has rows and rows of houses.Ealenlen iṃōn jikin kwelọk in.alen
 There's no thatch in the gable of Marshallese houses.Ejjeḷọk aj ilo demājuun iṃōn Ṃajeḷdemāju
 They connected the houses.Raar ekkeitaake kōtaan ṃōkoekkeitaak
 The bushes along the windward side of this islet greatly shelter these houses on the lagoon side.Eḷap an mar kaṇe liktok kōjablur ṃōkein iar.jablur
 It was isolated from the rest of the houses.Ejenolọk jān ṃōko jet.jenolọk
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houseʻsThe house's paint is certainly bright and fancy.Eḷap an ilar unokan ṃweeṇilar
 The color of the house's paint is distinctly bright.Eḷap an ilartok unokan mweeṇ.ilar
 All of this house's pillars are made of breadfruit timber.Aolep jurōn ṃwiin kōṃṃan jān .joor
howShe doesn't know how to tuck things under the arm.Ejaje kaabjāje.abjāje
 I am disturbed at how often he comes.Iabṇōṇōik an memakijkij (emmakijkij) an itok.abṇōṇō
 How many cisterns are there on this island.Jete aebōj-jimeeṇ iānin?aebōj-jimeeṇ
 Do you know how to fasten the edge of the sail to the gaff of the canoe?Kwōjeḷā ke aeṃaan?aeṃaan
 How come the current near the pass is so good todayBaj aeṃṃanin rainiin turin to in?aeṃṃan
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howeverThe current on the ocean-side is stronger than in the lagoon, however, the current in the pass is the strongest flowing eastward.Eaet ḷọk lik jān ar ak eaetak tata lowaan to eṇ.aet
 However, Mary is the most generous.Ijoke, eajejtata Mede.ajej
 The 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
 However, you should try to talk to your Captain. P120Bōtaab kwōn kajjioñ kōnnaan ñan Kapen ṇe amieañ.ami
 However, I stuck my head in before I went in to see how he was. P1217Bōtab ṃōṃkaj jān kar deḷọñ ḷọk i lowa, ikar emmō laḷ ḷọk im lale ej et.deḷọñ
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howlDon't make the child howl.Jab kọuwaañañe ajri ṇeuwaañañ
howledHe howled when I spanked him.Ear uwaañañ ke ij deñḷọke.uwaañañ
HowzitWhat's he doing? Howzit?Ej et?et
HugHug that baby because he's cold.Kwōn bọkwōj niñniñ ṇe bwe epiọ.bọkwōj
hugeIt obviously was a huge giant clam, judging from its shell.Jān wōt dettan aded kaṇe kar adedin, ealikkar bwe ekar juon kapoor eo ekilep. aded
 That’s a huge fish.” P1308Ajorṃaan men ṇe.”ajorṃaan
 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 fish he caught was huge.Eajorṃaan ek eo koṇan.ajorṃaan
 He shot a huge pigEar buuk juon debbōn piik.debbōn
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huggedShe hugged the baby as she took her away to the house.Ear jiburlepeḷọk niñniñ eo nejin ñan ṃweojiburlep
 The woman hugged her baby.Kōrā eo ear jiburlepe niñniñ eo nejin.jiburlep
hugsShe hugs her baby.Ejiburlepe niñniñ eo nejin.jiburlep
 Someone who hugs.Ri-jiburlep.jiburlep
hulaThat girl must be from Hawaii because she can hula.Jiroñin Awai bwe eṃṃan an uḷa.jiroñ
hullYour 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
humanIt's the gnawing of a human because there's still some left on it.Ajoḷjoḷin armej bwe ej wōr wōt bween.ajoḷjoḷ
 You'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
HumbleHumble yourself and bow down before me.Kwōn badikdik im kabuñ ñan .badik
humiliateDon't humiliate your parents.Kwōn jab kajooke jinōṃ im jeṃaṃ.jook
hunchbackThere goes the hunchback.Kukuṃliklik (Ikkuṃliklik) eo uweoḷọk.kukuṃliklik
hundredMore than a hundred soldiers died.Emootḷọk jān bukwi rūttariṇae eṃōj aer mej.bukwi
 Let's each of us gather four hundred copra nuts.Jen kāābukwi kuṇaad waini.eabukwi
 And it’s more than a hundred miles from Pikeej to Kapinwōd. P795Ak eor jibuki jiṃa ṃaiḷ kōtaan Pikeej im Kapinwōd.jibukwi
 Everybody should contribute one hundred dollars for the birthday party.Aolep ej aikuj kajjibukwi taḷa ñan keemem eṇ.jibukwi
 Everybody should contribute one hundred dollars toward the church building.Aolep ej aikuj kajjibukwiḷọk ñan iṃōn jar eṇ.jibukwi
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hungI'm hung up on that dark beauty.Ireel ippān jakmeej eṇ.jakmeej
 When the boat rolled again, I flew over and hung onto Father. P690Ke ej wa eo ikālọk im jirok ippān Jema.jirok
 When the boat rolled again, I flew over and hung onto Father. P690Ke ej wa eo ikālọk im jirok ippān Jema.kālọk
hungerThe medicine healed the person who felt weak from hunger.Uno eo ekōmōur ri-ajeḷkā eo.ajeḷkā
 There was much hunger during the heaviest part of the war.Eḷap ñūta ilo bwiltōñtōñin pata eo.tōñtōñ
 I saw him there eating as if he's dying of hunger and going thataway.Ieo ij lo an ñabñabḷọk ijieṇḷọk.ñabñab
hungrierI am hungrier nowIbbūriri ḷọk wōt.būbriri
hungryI'm really hungry.Ilukkuun añañe.añañe
 The hungry tramp begged for food from the rich person.Armej jeedwaan eo eaar uññare ri-ṃweie eo kōnke ekwōle.armej jeedwaan
 I'm hungry for fish because I haven't eaten any for a long time.Eḷap batur bwe eto jañin ṃōñā ek.batur
 I could hardly wait to eat because I was so hungry. P1279Ak ikar kate wōt im bōro-kōrkōr ijo.bōro-kōrkōr
 Are you hungry?” Father asked me as we walked down the dock. P143Kwoeañden ke?” Jema ekajjitōk ippa ke kōṃro ej etal ioon wab eo ḷọkeañden
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huntLet's go hunt for pet frigate birds.Kōjro itōn kōaktok nejirro koonin ak.ak
 You hunt crabs in this direction and I will hunt toward you there.Kwōn kōbarutok bwe inaaj kōbaruwōj.baru
 You hunt crabs in this direction and I will hunt toward you there.Kwōn kōbarutok bwe inaaj kōbaruwōj.baru
 Let's go and hunt for jekad as pets.Jen ilọk in kōjekad tok nejid jekad.jekad
 The men went out to hunt for jenọ for the chief.Ḷōṃaro remoot in kōjenọḷọk kijen Irooj eo.jenọ
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huntedI hunted and hunted for it until I was tired.Iar pukpukote em ṃōkpepok
 I hunted and hunted for it until I was tired.Iar pukpukote em ṃōkpepok
huntersThe driftwood hunters have left.Ri-kaaik ro remoot.aik
 Where are the crab hunters?Erri ri-kōbaru ro?baru
huntingThe boys are gone hunting for ruddy turnstones.Ḷadik ro remoot in kaaerār.aerār
 Are you hunting for crabs today?Kwōj kōbaru ke rainin?baru
 They are hunting for porcupine fish.Rej kōjabōnke.jabōnke
 The men are hunting for jenọḶōṃaro raṇ rej kōjenọ.jenọ
 The people who were hunting for jenọ have completed the task.Rikōjenọ ro raṇ eṃōj aer kōjenọ.jenọ
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hurriedThank you,” I said to him and hurried back to the boat, because I knew Father and the Boatswain were still waiting. P267Koṃṃool,” iba ñan e im bwijọkorkor meto ḷọk ñan wa eo bwe ijeḷā ke Jema im Bojin eo erro ej kar kōttar wōt.bwijọkorkor
 They went and hurried backRaar ilọk im jab rumwij in jepḷaak.jab ruṃwij
 After taking the money, I hurried to the store that sold bread. P261Ṃōjin bōk jāān eo, ibuuḷ āne ḷọk ñan ṃōn wia pilawā eo.buuḷ
hurryWhy 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
 Hurry up and let him carry it in the basket so we can be on our way.Kwōn kaudwadoikiḷọk bwe jen etal.aduwado
 Better hurry because there are a few men who rush ahead of everyone else to fish for the goatfish in the morning.Kwōn kaiur bwe elōñ ri-akḷañe jo eṇ in jibboñ.akḷañ
 Hurry up with the hammock because I want to use it, too.Kwōn aṃak ḷọk bwe in baj aṃak.aṃak
 Hurry up and put more fire wood in the fire so we can go.Anekaneḷọk bwe jen etal.anekane
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hurryingWe are also hurrying so that my son won’t be late for the start of school.” P241Kōmij barāinwōt kaiur ñan an ḷe nejū jab ruṃwij jān an iien jino jikuuḷ.”ruṃwij
hurtMy fingers hurt.Emetak addiū.addi
 My fingernails hurt.Emetak akūkū.akūk
 (Behave, children), or he'll pinch and hurt youLale bwe apapin ekōmmetak.apap
 He had such a hurt expression on his face when the girl said no.Ke ledik eo ej ba jaab joñan an mejān balu.balu
 Don't hurt his feelings.Kwōn jab kōbaluiki.balu
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hurtingDon't make him talk because it's hurting our ears.Kwōn jab kakkōnonoiki bwe jeuwaroñ.kōnono
 He's hurting because of his bad behavior.Leen ṃwil nana eñeṇ emetak.le
 You'll keep letting the boy jump around like that and he’s going to end up hurting himselfKwōnāj kōkāto-ketake ḷadik ṇe bajjek innem ejujen wōt im jorrāān.kāto-ketak
hurtsMy back hurts.Emetak ālikūāliki-
 My throat hurts from my coughing.Emetak būruō kōn pokpok.bōro
 My head hurts from deep inside.Emetak buḷōn bōra.buḷōn
 Rub my arm because it hurts.Kwōn eoeok peiū bwe emetak.eoeo
 My stomach hurts.Emetak jiō.je
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husbandShe is mourning her dead husband.Eḷap an lio būroṃōj kōn ḷeo ippān emej.būroṃōj
 She's just come to her senses and she wants to return to her husband.Ej kab iañakḷọk an im ekōṇaan bar rọọl ñan ḷeo ippān.iañak
 That man is her husband.Ippān ḷeenippa-
 She's unfaithful to her husband.Lieṇ ej bar lelolo (ellolo).lelo
 Your husband has a lover everywhere he goes.Ellolo ḷeen riiṃ.lelolo
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husbandʻsShe's using her deceased husband's money to get in good with her lover.Ej anbōro kōn jāān ko an ḷeo pāleen emej.anbōro
huskDon't make so many punctures in that copra husk.Kwōn jab dibdibōj waini ṇededeb
 Plant that coconut and don't husk itKwōn kaeọñ waini ṇe im jab dibōje.eọñ
 Can I use your coconut husk beating club?Imaroñ ke kōjerbal jidjid eo aṃ?jidjid
 He's using a coconut husk spoonEj kūḷatḷat.kūḷatḷat
 The waves were rolling the boat around like a coconut husk on the water. P776Ñe ṇo ko rej ḷukut wa eo āinwōt juon bweọ ioon lọjet.ḷukut
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huskedThe coconut crab husked the coconut.Barulep eo ear ōjōk waini eo.ōjōj
 Clean the whiskers off the husked coconut because we're going to extract the coconut meat from it to obtain coconut oil.Kwōn kabuwōtwōte tok waini ṇe bwe pen.buwōtwōt
huskerWhat will we use for a husker?Jenaaj doonon eake ta?doonon
 Let him use your coconut husker.Kwōn kadoonon(e) kōn doon eo aṃ.doonon
 They used the pick as a husker.Raar doonon kōn piik eo.doonon
huskingThe 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
 He is husking copra nuts.Ḷeo ej dedeb (eddeb) wainidedeb
 He is husking the copra nut.Ḷeo ej dibōj waini eo.dedeb
 They killed the pig with a husking stickRaar doone piik eo.doon
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husksThat cooking house is full of coconut husks.Ejjeḷọk wōt bbweọeọun ṃōn kuk eṇ.bweọ
 Those coconut husks are soaking along the lagoon beach.Bweọ ko kaṇ rej jojo i ar.jojo
 Soak those coconut husks.Kwōn joon bweọ kaṇe.jojo
 He is the one who is soaking the coconut husks.Ri-jojo bweọ eo eṇ.jojo
hustleHow about making a little piece of wood as jolọk so we can hustle up a fire using the etoñ method.Kwōn jolọketok ṃōk jidik ṃōttan aḷaḷ bwe kōjro etoñ.jolọk
 Hustle up the fire so we can cook some fish and eat while we're fishing.Jen kijeekin kōmennañ eo.kōmennañ
hutHere is our hut.Ajjuur eo iṃōrro e.ajjuur
 A temporary hut to take shelter in when it rains.Ajjuurin kōjato jān wōt.ajjuur
hutsThe huts you put up are flimsy.Ajjuurūṃ epidodo.ajjuur
 There are more huts on Lọto island than on Piepe island.Eajjuriḷọk Lọto jān Piepe.ajjuur
 Many huts are scattered around this island.Eajjuuri meḷan āninajjuur
hydroplaneHis toy hydroplane is very fast.Eṃōkaj wūdādo eṇ waan.wūdādo
hydroplanesWhen I was young I used to sail toy hydroplanes every Saturday.Ke iar dik, ikōn wūdādo aolep Jādede.wūdādo
hymnDon't sing that hymn like a love song.Kwōn jab alin ṃainaik alin jar ṇealin ṃaina
 Hymn.Alin jar.jar
 I'm tired and faint, please help me. (from a hymn)Iṃōk im parōk, kwōn jipañ .parōk
hymnsSome churches today have converted some cowboy tunes and used them as hymns.Jet kabuñ raan kein eṃōj aer alin jare jet iaan tonin alin kauboe kaṇ.alin jar
 When I was in Tonga I was deeply moved by the hymns sung by the Catholic congregation.Ke iar pād i Tonga iar kanooj ketak kōn an kōbbōkakkak alin jar kaṇ an Katlik raṇ ie.alin jar
 Who composed these Catholic Church hymns?Wōn eo ear kine alin jarin Katlik kein?alin jar
 When I was in Tonga I was deeply moved by the hymns sung by the Catholic congregation.Ke iar pād i Tonga iar kanooj ketak kōn an kōbbōkakkak alin jar kaṇ an Katlik raṇ ie.ketak
hypersensitiveRub her and notice how hypersensitive she is.Tōñōle ṃōk im lale an makōrlep.tōñōl
hypocriteHe's an absolute hypocrite.Elukkuun ankilriab.ankiliriab
 She's a hypocrite.Eṃwil in jiip lieṇ.ṃwil in jiip

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