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P15It seemed seaworthy in the lagoon, but it had not yet traveled on the high sea. P15Ebarāinwōt tipen kōiie i loṃaḷo meñe ej jañin kar tar meto kaṇ rōḷḷap.meñe
P255As the two of them were talking, my eyes kept closing, because I was so tired of trying to keep them open. P255Ke erro ej kōnono, eitok wōt in kilōk tok meja, meñe iṃōk in kate bwe en jab.meñe
P601Even though Father’s hands were full, he gave me his hand to keep me from getting hurt. P601Meñe eobrak pein Jema, ekar bar letok pein im dāpij jān jorrāān.meñe
paceWhen I heard this I picked up the pace so I could finish bailing and help Father pass up the lumber. P673Iroñ men in im kūrōneḷọk jidik ānen bwe in kab jipañ Jema jejaak lōñ ḷọk aḷaḷ.kūrōn
PacificThe Pacific Ocean has more islands and atolls than the Atlantic.Eaelōñe ḷọk Bajjipiik jān Atḷaṇtiik.aelōñ
 Where are the Marshalls in the Pacific?Tu ia in Ṃajōḷ ilo Bajjipik?ia
PacifyPacify him. Please quiet the baby.Kwōn kaaenōṃṃane.aenōṃṃan
 He's the only one left to pacify his mother's grief.Ej make wōt ri-jojoon būrwōn jinen.jojoon bōro
pacifyingI'm pacifying the baby before I give it back.Ij kaenōṃṃane waj niñniñ e ṃoktaaenōṃṃan
packYour speeches pack more persuasion than mine.Eaejemjemḷọk aṃ in naan jān ñaaejemjem
 He is a pack rat -- saves any old thing -- even trash.Earōk menọknọk ḷeeṇarōk menọknọk
 Pack up because the boat is sailing soon.Kwōn ātetḷọk bwe enaaj jerak wa eṇ.ātet
 Pack those clothes.Kwōn āti nuknuk kaṇe.ātet
 Pack that sack tight.Ḷattuñi pāāk ṇeḷattuñ
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packageYou wrapped this package sloppilyEḷap an bwilọkwōjkwōj aṃ kar limi pakij e.buḷọkwōjkwōj
 Have you wrapped the package yetEṃōj ke aṃ korake pakij eo?korak
 What's in the package?Lemlem in ta ṇelemlem
 What have you got in your package?Ta kobban limek ṇe aṃ?limek
 Put those dresses in a package and airmail them.Kwōn pakiji nuknuk kaṇe im eermeeḷi.pakij
packagesSome had packages and some had letters. P442Jet rej bōbōk tok lemlem, jet lōta.bōbōk
 The inside of that vehicle is cluttered with packages.Ejepjepe lowaan wa ṇejepjep
 Some had packages and some had letters. P442Jet rej bōbōk tok lemlem, jet lōta.lemlem
packedThe pier was packed with people. P445Elukkuun kar boṇ ioon wab eo kōn armej.boṇ
 It went on like this for four loads until the boat was so packed that nothing else would fit inside. P360Kar āindeo ḷọk im ḷak kein keemān ḷōut, elukkuun wūdañōlñōl wa eo im ban bar kanne ḷọk wōt.emān
 Sardines are packed head to tail in cans.Jatiin rej jitnen ṃōṃō ilowaan kāān.jitnen ṃōṃō
 She got angry and packed.Ear lilu (illu) im limek.limek
packetsI got eight packets of biscuits from the tin and took them up. P962Ikar bōk rualiktōk pakijin petkōj jāne im rọọl lōñ ḷọk eaki.pakij
packingWhere are you packing up to go to?Ia ṇe kwōj limek ḷọk ñanelimek
 Where are you packing your belongings to go to?Ia ṇe kwōj kaṃṃweiukiuk ñaneṃweiuk
PaddlePaddle on the starboard to keep the canoe from hitting the coral head.Kwōn auretame wa ne bwe en jab itaak.auretam
 That's the paddle protectorEran jebwe eo ṇeeran jebwe
 I have a paddle made of breadfruit wood.Juon jebwe kōṃṃan jān .jebwe
 You paddle to that islet and I'll paddle back.Kwōnaaj jebwebweḷọk ñan āneeṇ im inaaj jebwebwetok ñe jenaaj jebḷaak.jebwebwe
 You paddle to that islet and I'll paddle back.Kwōnaaj jebwebweḷọk ñan āneeṇ im inaaj jebwebwetok ñe jenaaj jebḷaak.jebwebwe
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paddledOnce the boat was in the water, Father and the Boatswain loaded the things they were carrying and paddled over to the Likabwiro. P1267Ke ej dedeḷọk im pād wa in i lọjet, Jema im Bojin eo erro ektaki ḷọk men ko ippāerro im aōṇōṇ meto tak ñan Likabwiro.aōṇōṇ
paddlesLet him use one of your paddles.Kwōn kajebwebweiki ippaṃ.jebwebwe
paddlingYou stay there and eat,” he said as he started paddling toward the shore. P1276Kwōn pād wōt bwe kwōn kapijje,” eba im aōṇōṇ āne ḷọkaōṇōṇ
 You stay there and eat,” he said as he started paddling toward the shore. P1276Kwōn pād wōt bwe kwōn kapijje,” eba im aōṇōṇ āne ḷọkkapije
pagePlease turn your book to the next page.Kwōn ālōkḷọk ṃōk peij ṇeālāl
 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
pagesThat book has many pages.Elōñ alenin bok ṇealen
 How many pages in that book of yours?Jete peij in bok ṇe aṃ?peij
paidSwindlers will ultimately be paid back according to their deeds.Ri-ajej in kabwebwe rej naaj itaak wōt.ajej in kabwebwe
 He paid a fine for speeding.Ear bakkiiñ kōn an kar buuḷ.bakkiiñ
 Have you paid the freight on your goods?Kwōnañin kōḷḷāik ke būreitin ṃweiuk kaṇe aṃ?būreit
 He already paid his debt.Ededeḷọk kōjaake ṃuri eo an.jaak
 It's September now but you haven't paid your debt yet.Ejeptōṃba kiiō ak kwojjañin kōḷḷā ṃuri eo aṃ.Jeptōṃba
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painTake care of his pain in the kidney area.Kaaeoiki ḷọk ḷeeṇ jān metakin.aeo
 I have pain in my calves.Emetak ajajū.ajaj
 The old woman is the one who rubs people when they are in pain.Leḷḷap eo ej juon ri-eoeo.eoeo
 The boy writhed in pain when he broke his leg.Eiññimmal ḷadik eo ke ej bwilōk neen.iñimmaḷ
 He writhed in pain from his stomach ache.Eḷap an kar iñimmaḷ kōn lọjien.iñimmaḷ
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painfulI'm painful in the kidney area.Emetak aeoū.aeo
 My left hand is painful.Emetak anbwijbanū.anbwijban
 My ankle bones are painful.Emetak lijaakkwōlelein neō.lijaakkwōlele
painsHe treats people who have pains in the kidney area.Ri-kaaeo.aeo
PaintPaint or chop up to the charcoal mark (older expression for atarḷain)Atar erran.atar
 Where did you get your five-gallon bucket of white paint?Kobōk ia batin wūno mouj ṇe aṃ?bat
 He only took off the ones he knew were clogged with paint oil. P714Ekar jeḷati baib ko wōt me ejeḷā ke rōboṇ kōn peinael.boṇ
 Come and help me put another coating of paint on our boat.Kwōn wātin (wātok in) jipañ bōrwaje wa e waarro.bōrwaj
 You should paint the house yellow.Kwōn iaḷoiki unokan iṃōṇe.iaḷo
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paintedWho painted the girl's fingernails and toenails?Wōn eṇ ear unooke akūkin ledik eṇ?akūk
 Maybe the box was painted white so it would be easier to see in the dark. P512Kilin bọọk eo euno mouj bwe en jab aelọk ilo boñ.wūno
 He painted it and fixed the places where there were scratches from when they used to use the boat to set sailors ashore. P13Ekar unoke im kōkāāle ijoko ekar wōr kurar bajjek ie ke ri-pālle ro rōkōn leāne lemeto jeḷaan tima ko waer eake.leāne-lemeto
paintingYou should refrain from painting your finger nails.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kabūrōrōik akkiin peiṃ.akkiin pā
 When are you going to stop painting, as the night is getting on?Kwōj jiña ḷọk ñan ñāāt ke eboñ ḷọk? jiña
pairIs that your pair of pants?Aṃ ke jedọujij ṇeaṃ
 I bought myself a pair of zoris.Iar wiaik juon pea in jodi.jodi
 A pair of kings.Juon pea kiiñ.kiiñ
 I bought a pair of zoris.Iar wiaik juon jodi.wia
pairsPut aside two pairs of pants for me.Kōjenolọk ruo jedọujij.jenolọk
 How many pairs of zoris did you buy?Jete pea in jodi eo kwaar wiaiki?pea
palDon't do that, pal.Kwōn jab men rot ṇe ḷeiōḷeiō
palaceThey stormed the palace.Raar ibebḷọk ñan ṃōn kiiñ eo.ibeb
PalauWho was the first to introduce alligators to Palau?Wōn eo jinointata ear kaaḷkitaik Bōḷau?aḷkita
 The sea cucumber of the Marshalls are different from those of Palau.Jipenpenin Ṃajōḷ reoktak jān jipenpenin Bōḷau.jipenpen
paleHis face was pale from lying down for so long. P1224Kōn an to an kar pād wōt im babu i lowa, aolepān turin mejān im o.im
 His face was pale from lying down for so long. P1224Kōn an to an kar pād wōt im babu i lowa, aolepān turin mejān im o.o
palletPut the merchandise on the pallet so we may winch them up.Paḷōji ṃweiuk kaṇe bwe ren ṃukkopaḷōt
palmThe palm tree fell down.Eoḷọk ni eo.oḷọk
palmsHold your hands palms upwardKwōn kōjāl peiṃ.kōjjāl
palsyMy palsy prevents my making any progress.Akāū ekōṃṃan ban wōnṃaanḷọk.akā
 My arm is affected by palsy more than my leg.Eakāḷọk peū jān neō.akā
 Jesus healed the palsy and amazed the Pharisees.Jijej ear kōmour ri-akā eo im kabwilōñ Pārōji ro.akā
 Where are you taking your palsy toKwōj akāḷọk ñan ia?akā
pancakeThere are pieces of pancake on your clothes.Ebbaankekeek nuknuk ṇe aṃ.baankeek
 They looking for pancake.Remoot in kōbaankeek tok.baankeek
 This pancake has syrup on it.Ejurub baankeek e.jurub
pancakesNo one knows how to make pancakes like the that cook.Ejjeḷọk ri-baankeek āinwot kuk eṇ.baankeek
 Be sure to make some pancakes out of that flour tomorrow.Kab baankeeke pilawā ṇe ilju.baankeek
 He likes to eat unleavened pancakes a lot.Eijoḷḷap minor.minor
pandanusPut this pandanus in the basket and carry it.Kwōn aduwadouk bōb e.aduwado
 He's planting pandanus of the Aelok variety on that wātoEj ekkat bōb bwe en kaaeloke wāto eṇ.Aelok
 It's uncooked juice of the Aelok pandanus variety, mixed with crated coconut.Mokwaṇ dadaan Aelok.Aelok
 This pandanus season has more Aij pandanus than the previous season.Eaij ḷọk wōtōn jab in.Aij
 This pandanus season has more Aij pandanus than the previous season.Eaij ḷọk wōtōn jab in.Aij
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panicI almost started to panic but when I stuck my head out the door I saw Father and the other two men on the deck. P956Ijino tak tōn kar wiwijet ak men eo iḷak emmō ilo kōjām eo ilo Jema im ḷōṃaro ruo ijo ioon teek.wiwijet
panickingI didn’t know what was wrong—whether he was panicking or what. P573Iñak eita, ewiwijet ke ak ta.wiwijet
pantiesWhere did you get your panties fromJakkōlkōl in ia kaṇe aṃ?jakkōlkōl
 Where did you buy panties?Kwaar wia ia jakkōlkōl.jakkōlkōl
pantryCould you hand me the coconut oil from the pantry?Jibwe tok ṃōk jebkwanwūjọ eo ilo pāāntōre ṇejebkwanwūjọ
 I returned to the rice, and realizing that the left-over was enough for dinner, I then stowed it in the boat’s pantry. P390Irọọl tok ñan raij eo im ḷak lale ke ebwe ñan kōjota, ijujen kọkoṇe ḷọk wōt i lowaan pāāntōre eo an wa eo.kọkkoṇkoṇ
pantsIs that your pair of pants?Aṃ ke jedọujij ṇeaṃ
 There's sand inside my pants pocketEborbore lowaan bōjọ e .bor
 Father took a match out of his pants pocket and lit the lamp. P140Jema ekwaḷọk juon mājet jān bōjọọn jedọujij eo an im tile ḷaaṃ eo.bōjọ
 The boy has already put on his pants.Ededeḷọk an jedọujij ḷadik eo.jedọujij
 American pants are strong.Epen jedaujij in Amedka.jedọujij
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pantsʻPlease make his pants' waist narrowerKwōj ja kaaidiki ḷọk lukwōn jedọujij e an.aidik
papayasHe has a garden of papayas.Ewōr juon an jikin kallip in keinabbu.jikin kallib
paperThe 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
 I saw that he was dripping with sweat so I got a piece of paper and used it to fan him. P1097Ilo an ibeb ḷọk kōn menokadu im ijibwe tok juon ṃōttan peba im deele.deelel
 Don't tear that paper upJab imkili peba ṇeimkilkil
 Who tore up these pieces of paper?Wōn e ear imkili peba ?imkilkil
 Who tore up these fine pieces of paper inside the house?Wōn e ear imkilkil peba ṇai ilowaan mwiin.imkilkil
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papersThe papers are fastened together.Edāpijek peba ko ippān doon.dāpijek
 Who scattered the papers in the house?Wōn ṇe ear kajeeded peba ilowaan mwiin?jeeded
 Don't crumble those papers.Jab nukuji peba kaṇe.nukuj
 Hide the papers.Ṇooje peba kaṇe.ṇōṇooj
 I need to go to the District Office and fill out the sailing papers for this boat. P393Ij aikuj etal ñan opiij eṇ in kanne pebain jerak eo an wa in.peba
parThey are not on a par.Ej jab joñāer wōt juon.joña
parachuteHe'll make a parachute jumpEnaaj rōkka laḷtak.rakka
 That sail is made of parachute materialWōjḷā ṇe kōṃṃan jān rōkka.rakka
parachutistsThe parachutists flabbergasted the crowd of spectators.Ri-rōkka ro rōkaaḷḷañe jarlepju eo.aḷḷañ
paragraphHow many sentences does that paragraph haveJete jāntōj ilo pāārokōrāāp ṇejāntōj
parallelOur sisters and female parallel cousinsLiṃarein rej inem.ine-
parcelYou must know the genealogy in order to know who is the Irooj, Aḷap an ri-Jerbal for each parcel of land.Kwōj aikuj jeḷā menmenbwij bwe kwōn jeḷā wōn eo ej Irooj, Aḷap im senior ri-Jerbal ilo juon wāto. menmenbwij
parent-childThey selected only those who have a good parent-child relationship for the job opening.Raar kālōt wōt eṃṃaan im kōrā rot eṇ ejeḷā jeṃnāji ñan jerbal eo epeḷḷọk. jeṃnāji
parentsThe children of the old couple aren't very thoughtful of their parents.Ajiri raṇ nejin ritto raṇ rejaje kuṇaer.jaje kuṇaa-
 That boy is not thoughtful of his parents.Ḷadik eṇ ejaje kuṇaaṇ ñan jinen im jemān.jaje kuṇaa-
 His parents died and left him alone with no one to take care of him.Ejojoḷāār kōn an mej jinen-im-jemān jāne.jojoḷāār
 Don't humiliate your parents.Kwōn jab kajooke jinōṃ im jeṃaṃ.jook
 Don't argue with your parentsJab juṃae jeṃaṃ im jinōṃ.juṃae
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ParkPark the truck and follow me.Baake tūrak ṇe im ḷoor .baak
 Park your car here.Kwōn baake tok kaar ṇe waaṃ ije.baak
parksHe is the man who parks cars for the hotel.Ri-baak kaar eo an hotel in ṇebaak
parriedAs he swung at me I suddenly parried his blow.Eḷak depdeptok iṃōkaj im baare.depdep
ParrotfishParrotfish from the ocean side of Kāmeej-eṇ (Mājro tract).Alworin likin Kāmeej-eṇ.alwor
 She cooked parrotfish meat with the coconut 'apple'Ear kaalwore iu kōmat eṇ.alwor
 It's good because the ocean side is teeming with parrotfish.Eṃṃan bwe ealowore lik ṇealwor
 Did you put parrotfish meat in the breadfruit soup?Kwaar alwore ke juubin e?alwor
 Is the white parrotfish plentiful on the ocean side of the island?Eaḷakiie ke ek mouj ilikin āninaḷakiie
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parrotfishingWould you like to go parrotfishing with me tonight?Kwōj kaalwor ke ippa buñniin?alwor
parsonDon'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 parson shooed away those who were singing love songsRi-kaki eo ear ubaakeḷọk ri-alin ṃaina ro.alin ṃaina
partThis 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
 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
 Don't just take the meaty part of the giant clam but also the crystalline style as well.Kwōn jab bōk wōt aḷaḷ ṇe ak bar lām ṇe ilo kapwōr ṇeaḷaḷ
 After he prepares the meaty part of the giant clam and lets you eat it, it is so delicious it's out of this world.Ñe ej iiōke aḷaḷ in kapoor eṇ im lewaj, kwōmeḷọkḷọk nukuṃ.aḷaḷ
 Many are part Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese, and also from other countries of origin. S3Elōñ apkaaj in Nippoñ, Jāmne, Jeina, Bodeke, im bar elōñ laḷ.apkaaj
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partakeMake likōbla out of the little starch that's left so that all of us can partake of it.Likōblaiki ṃakṃōk jidik ṇe bwe en kabwebwe.likōbla
partedHe parted his hair.Ear toṇake bōran.toṇak
partialDon't be partial in your dealings with us.Kwōn jab kalijekḷọk ilo aṃ jerbal ippaṃ.kalijekḷọk
participateToday is the time for those who like to participate in special events (U.N. Day, for example).Jej kukure (ikkure) im ṃōṇōṇō bwe ej kab ewan rainin.ewan
particularCurrents flowing into the lagoon are always present at this particular.Eaewaare ijin.aear
 This particular coral head hasn't got many fish.Ejāike wōd jab in.jāike
 This particular spread is grown over with lantana.Eḷḷaṇtōnana wāto jab in.ḷaṇtōna
 This particular dish is of lower quality than yesterday's dish.Eajliptaakḷọk iiōk in jān iiōk eo inne.ajliptaak
partiesMarshallese are always having parties.Ekkaṃōḷoḷo ri-Ṃajeḷ.kaṃōḷo
partingThat young man is always parting his hair.Ettoṇakṇak likao eṇ.toṇak
partnerWhere's your partner?Ewi kubaak eo aṃ?kubaak
 He said, "I won't dance without a partner."Eba, "Iban tanij ñe ejjeḷọk rājetakū." rejetak
partnersWe'll be partners in this job.Iaarro ilo jerbal jab in.iaa-
partsThey are beginning to put the other parts on the canoe.Rej jino peḷọñe wa eṇ.peḷọñ
partyLet's start moseying along to the party.Jen jino bweradikḷọk ñan keemem eṇ.bweradik
 How did you manage to slip out from the party?Euwāween aṃ deor jān bade eo?deor
 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
 Why didn't you come to the party?Etke kwaar jab itok ñan bade eo?etke
 She came and cried on my shoulder yesterday saying they did not let her know about the birthday party.Eitok inne im jabneejej tok ñan ña kōn aer kar jab kōjeḷāik kake keemem eo.jabneejej
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passThe currents near the pass propelled the bumbum boat toward the shore.Eaekijeke āneḷọk būṃbūṃ eo.aekijek
 How come the current near the pass is so good todayBaj aeṃṃanin rainiin turin to in?aeṃṃan
 The 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
 The current is currently flowing eastward in the pass todayEaetak lowaan to eṇ rainiin.aetak
 I stayed next to him in case he needed me to pass him his tools. P715Ak ña ikar pād wōt ijo i turin im pojak wōt ñan jebjeb ḷọk kein jerbal ko eaikuji ñan jaḷjaḷ.aikuj
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passageThe boat was caught in the current around the passage.Eaekijeke wa eo.aekijek
 The currents around the Ebon Atoll passage are quite strong.Ekajoor aekijekin to eṇ i Epoon.aekijek
 I stuck my head out the small passage way and saw it was raining cats and dogs and extremely windy. P566Iḷak emmō ilo kōjjoal jidik eo, ilo ke ewōt mejeljel im kōto eo elukkuun kajoor.mijel
passedShe performed the Arno sexual technique so well that he passed outLio eaelaḷe ḷeo im ḷotḷọkaelaḷ
 After it had passed, I started bailing water again. P612Ej ḷe wōt ak ibar jino ānenak
 He passed in front of the other boat. (He fed the other boat a wake.)Ear naajdik wa eo juon aod.aod
 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-
 The old man passed away yesterday.Ḷōḷḷap eo ear bōk an kakkije inne.bōk kakkije
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passengerWhy do you ride so much as a passenger?Enañin ḷap aṃ bōbajinjeaea (ebbajinjeaea)?bajinjea
 Where are you going as a passenger?Kwōj bajinjea ḷọk ñan ia?bajinjea
 Can you take her along as a passenger?Kwōmaroñ ke kōbajinjeaik ledik ṇebajinjea
 Write your name as a passenger.Kwōn je etaṃ ñan bajinjea.bajinjea
passengersThe umbrellaed passengers made a beeline to the airplane.Ri-aṃbwidilā ro raar iiookḷọk baḷuun eo.aṃbwidilā
 He is one of the passengers to Japan.E juon iaan ri-bajinjea ro ḷọk ñan Japan.bajinjea
 Hurry those passengers up so we can sail right away.Kwōn lipjerjere bajinjea raṇe bwe jen jerak ḷọklipjerjer
passesHe is the one who always passes.Rūbbajaaj eo eṇ.baaj
 Don't drift away from these canoes, these are your passes to life. (Don't take things for granted.)Kwōjab inojeikḷọk jāni wa kein, iaḷ iṇ mour ko kein.inojeik
 Let's just say that after the Nitijeḷā passes the budget we can get our pay.Jen ba bwe ālkin wōt an Nitijeḷā koweppān bajet jenaaj jino maroñ kōḷḷā.jen ba
passingOkay, 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
 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
 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
 I will start passing things to the man on the pier and he will pass them to the one in the boat to stow away.” P351Ña inaaj ejjaak waj ñan ḷeo ioon wab ṇe im enaaj ejjeb ḷọk ñan ḷeo i lowa bwe en kọkkoṇkoṇ.”jebjeb
 Father started passing up lumber. P683Jema ejino jejeb lōñ ḷọk aḷaḷ.jebjeb
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passionHis passion is aroused and he is going to fight.Ḷeo eṇ ebuñ-kōḷowan im ej ilān ire.buñ-kōḷowa-
pastTo me it seems like that time is already past. P90Āinwōt ilo jeḷā emootḷọk raan ko an.jeḷā
 And if we turn, we won’t see it and we’ll run into the northward current which will carry us past Ruōt. P900Innem ñe jeañ kabbwe, jeañ ban loe ak jenaaj iione ae niñaḷọk ṇe im enaaj kinōōr kōj bwe jen ḷe jān Ruōt.kinōōr
pasteThis pandanus paste is derived from the Aij variety.Mokwaṇ in Aij men in.Aij
 Dried pandanus paste.Jāānkun in bōb.jāānkun
 Pound it well so it becomes paste.Kwōn lukkuun liji bwe en mālij.lij
pastimeKakkiāmem is a favorite pastime among Marshallese youngsters.Likao jiddik in Ṃajeḷ eḷap aer iọkwe kakkiāmem.kakkiāmem
pastorThey gave an offering to the pastor.Raar jabawōte ri-kaki eo.jabawōt
 Assistant Pastor. Teacher's aid.Ri-kaki in jipañ.jipañ
pastureHis pasture is crawling with sheep.Ejjiipip meḷaaj eṇ an.jiip
patCould you please pat him gently so he can go back to sleep?Kwōmaroñ ke boboore bwe en bar kiki.boboor
patchesHis shirt has patches all over it.Ekkarpenpen jōōt eo an.karpen
 The soil near taro patches is normally poor.Ekkā an lọurō turun bōl.lọurō
patchingYes,” Father said. I saw the Boatswain patching up some little tears the other day. But …” P422Iññā,” Jema eba, Ikar lo wōt an Bojin karpeni potak jiddik ko ie raan eo ḷọk. Ak …”karpen
pathAs soon as the two of them stepped onto the beach three more people appeared on the path where Father and the Boatswain had come out. P1259Ke erro kar juur tarkijet ebaj waḷọk tok jilu armej jān ejja mejate eo wōt erro kar diwōj tok jāne.jān
 The girls were playing hop-scotch along the path.Ledik ro raar kappetpettok ilowaan iaḷ eo tok.kappetpet
 They didn’t swim for long; they soon reached the island and came out of the lagoon and went across the sand and then were out of sight on a small path between the Scaveola. P1252Ekar jab to aerro ḷọk ak erro tōpar āne im ato ḷọk i arin ān eo im wōnāne ḷọk ioon bok im penjak ḷọk ilo juon mejate ilo kōṇṇat ko.kōṇṇat
 That tract has a path to the beach.Emejate ṃweeṇmejate
 Clear out the path again because it's overgrown.Kwōn bar rakij mejate ṇe bwe eitan penjak.mejate
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patheticThat was a pathetic situationEkabbūroṃōjṃōj wāween jab eo.kabbūroṃōjṃōj
 His being an orphan is pathetic.Ekabūroṃōjṃōj kōn an jako jinen im jemān.kabbūroṃōjṃōj
pathsThe surroundings there, the paths there, and the comings and goings there, S2 lines from a songMeḷan ko ie, im iiaḷ ko ie, im iaieo ko ie,iiāio
patienceDon't get mad, he's just trying your patience.Jab lilu (illu) bwe ej bajjek mālijjoñe atūṃ.mālejjoñ
patientThey're giving oxygen to the patient undergoing surgery.Rej akjijene ri-ṃwijṃwij eṇ.akjijen
 They admitted the patient.Raar kadeḷọñ ri-nañinmej eo.deḷọñ
 He's very patient and has nothing to worry about.Eḷap an ineemṃan im ejjeḷọk an inepata.ineeṃṃan
 The young man is more patient than his older brother.Likao eṇ edik ejaññiñi ḷọk jān likao eṇ jein.jaññiñi
 No one is as patient as (s)he is.Ej make wōt jāllulu tata.jāllulu
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patientsThey're making ice cream for the patients.Rej aijkudiiṃḷọk kijen ri-nañinmej.aij kudiiṃ
 The doctors also do not allow Marshallese to treat (patients) by themselves, for the way they prepare medications is unsanitary and also they usurp the people's right to do so. S8Taktō ro rej jab bar kōtḷọk an ri-Ṃajeḷ make wūno bwe ej jab erreo aer kōṃṃan wūno im bar juon eḷap aer bōk maroñ jān armej.kōtḷọk
 The elevator was quite busy that day lifting the numerous patients up and down to their respective destinations.Epoub erpeta eo in bōklōñ-bōklaḷ ri-nañinmej lōñlōñ ro an raan eo ñan ijoko rej jibadeki ḷọkbōklōñ-bōklaḷ
patternFollow this pattern.Kwōn anōk joñak e.anōk
 Her dress was made from a beautiful pattern.Eṃṃan joñọkun nuknuk eṇ an.joñak
PaulPaul, don't tease your brother with that candy.Bọọḷ, kwōn jab kaijoḷjoḷe jatūṃ.kaijoḷjoḷ
pausedFather paused for a moment so he could light a cigarette. P923Jema ekar bōjrak iuṃwin jidik iien bwe en tile juon kijen jikka.tūtil
pausingWhat did you find after pausing to admire her?Ta eo kwōloe ālikin aṃ anloke?allọk
pavedThey have paved the roadRaar piji iaḷ eo.iaḷ
payYou have bad credit because you don't pay on time.Enana akkauniṃ bwe kwōj jab kajejjet aṃ kōḷḷā.akkaun
 Take 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
 Let's go as a group to pay our respects to the dead chief.Jen aktale lọk irooj eṇ emej.aktal
 You should make him pay a fine because he was drunk and got into a fight.Kwōn kōbakkiiñi bwe ear kadek im ire.bakkiiñ
 Because his interest in worldly possessions was too much, we did not pay too much attention to what he was saying.Kōn an tar jān joñan an ḷeo bōballele, kōṃwōj kar jab kanooj eḷḷọk ñan men ko ej ba.balle
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payingI didn’t think Father had heard what he said because when I looked over he didn’t seem to be paying attention. P450Ij ḷōmṇak Jema ekar jab roñ men eo bwe iḷak lale ej jab kanooj el ḷọkel
 He waited until they were not paying attention and sneaked away.Ear kōttar aer ṃad im iaḷ aidikḷọk.iaḷ aidik
paysShe never buys on credit. She always pays for what she buys.Ejaje akkaun lieṇ. Ej kōḷḷā aolep iien ej wia.akkaun
peaceOnly your peace can improve the situation.Aenōṃṃaniṃ wōt emaroñ kōṃanṃan men otemjej.aenōṃṃan
 I can say now that the whole time we were praying, the two of us felt a sense of peace and calmness in our thoughts. P950Imaroñ ba kiin ke iien otemjej ke kōṃro Jema kar jar, kōṃro jimor kōn eñjake an aenōṃṃan im jokane tok ḷōmṇak ko aṃro.jokane
peacefulResiding in Wōja is the most peaceful.Aenōṃṃan tata mour ilo Wōja.aenōṃṃan
 It's peaceful nowEaenōṃṃan kiiō.aenōṃṃan
 A peaceful sleepKiki aenōṃṃan.aenōṃṃan
 They're more peaceful on the outer islands.Raenōṃṃanḷọk ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.aenōṃṃan
peacefullyHe was sleeping peacefully. P1080Ekar kiki im aenōṃṃan.aenōṃṃan
 I saw that the Captain was sleeping peacefully so I went up with the other two so I could get a good look at the light. P1114Iḷak lale ke eaenōṃṃan wōt Kapen eo, iwanlōñ ḷọk ippāerro ijo bwe en ṃōṃan aluje meram eo.ippa-
peacemakerJesus is our true peacemaker.Jijej ej ad ri-kaenōṃṃan eṃool.aenōṃṃan
pearlsIn Japan, diving for pearls is a woman's job.An kōrā jerbal kabōōr i Jepaan.bōōr
peculiaritiesWhat are their peculiarities?Ta kaṇ abjāer?abja
pedalingWhere are you pedaling toIa ṇe kwōj patōḷ ḷọk ñanepatōḷ
peekThey allowed him to peek through the fence.Raar kaalimōmōūki ikōtaan oror ko.allimōmō
peekedHe peeked for the bad guys.Ej allimōmōḷọk ñan rinana ro.allimōmō
peekingAs he was peeking they shot his head.Ej ja allimōmō wōt ak rōbuuk bōran.allimōmō
 What are you peeking atTa ṇe kwōj allimōmōūki?allimōmō
peelYou'd better go slow or you'll peel from sunbathing.Kadikdik aḷkwōjeje bwe kwōnaaj ākilkilaḷkwōjeje
 Peel the potatoes.Ākili (kakili) piteto kaṇe.ākilkil
 They pick the breadfruit, peel it, and soak it in salt water. S28Rej bōk eṇ, kakili, im joone i lọjet.jojo
 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
 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
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peeledThey pick the breadfruit, peel it, and soak it in salt water. The breadfruit is picked, peeled, and soaked in salt water. S28Rej bōk eṇ, kakili, im joone i lọjet.kil
 I burned and peeled.Ibwil im orjib.orjib
peelingThe skin on your back is peeling.Eākilkil likūṃ.ākilkil
 They are peeling just a few potatoes.Rej kakilkil piteto.kakilkil
peepingThey can easily notice your peeping.Rej naaj kile wōt allimōmōūṃ.allimōmō
 The peeping tom was apprehended.Rejibwe ri-allimōmō eo.allimōmō
peerPick on your peer.Kwōn pukot juon peḷo ṇe aṃ.peḷo
peerformingThere will be five chapters peerforming in the coming Christmas festivities.Enaaj wōr ḷalem jebta ko ilo kūrijṃōj in.jebta
penI have a fountain pen.Juon e bọọntōn peen.bọọntōn peen
 Could you put ink in my pen?Komaroñ ke inikitok peen e ?inik
 There are lots of chicks in that pen.Ejojoe lowaan oror eṇ.jojo
 I snitched this pen.Iar konaik peen e .kona
 I recovered my pen that was lost.Ilo peen eo ear jako.lelo
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pencilMy pencil has a blunt point.Eaiḷip bōran pinjeḷ e .aiḷip
 Bring me a pencil.Bōktok juon pinjeḷ.bōbōk
 I took the pencil.Iar bōk pinjeḷ eo.bōbōk
 Where did get your pencil?Kwaar bōbōk (ebbōk) ia aṃ pinjeḷ?bōbōk
 My pencil is missing.Ejako pinjeḷ eo .jako
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pencilsWhy do you want pencils with blunt points?Etke kwōkaaiḷḷip bōran pinjeḷ?aiḷip
 Bring me some pencils.Bōktok pinjeḷ.bōbōk
 Take some pencils for her.Kwōn ebbōkḷọk an pinjeḷ.bōbōk
 They each took forty pencils and left.Raar kaeeñoul pinjeḷ im etal. eñoul
 How many pencils do you have?Jete ṇe aṃ pinjeḷ?jete
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penicillinThey gave me a shot of penicillin.Raar wākare kōn penejeḷōn.wākar
penmanshipHis workmanship is fine. His penmanship is fine.Ekanooj eṃṃaṇ eḷtan pein.eḷtan pā
PennaatPennaat is more popular with women than Jirokle.Etale ḷọk Pennaat jān Jirokle.taḷe
penniesLets collect pennies.Jen ae juon jāān.juon jāān
penʻsThis pen's got more chicks in it than that one.Ettokkwikwiḷọk oror e jān oror ieṇ.tokkwi
pensionBenefit, pension.Ṃani in jipañ.jipañ
pensiveI remained silent and pensive. P784Ña ikājekḷọkjen.kejakḷọkjeṇ
 What are you being so silent and pensive aboutTa ṇe kwōj kejakḷọkjeṇ kake?kejakḷọkjeṇ
 All three of them were silent and pensive while the boat was quietly drifting, as it was dead calm. P983Erjel aolep im lōr ak ñe wa eo ej añōppāl ke elur im jej kōto ñan jidik.lur
 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
peopleHere comes the one who bothers people all the time.Ri-kaabwilōñlōñ eo ṇe tok.abbwilōñlōñ
 You should know you were responsible for people tucking things under their arms.Kwōnaaj jeḷā bwe kwaar rūkaabōjāje ñan jar kaṇ.abjāje
 People who are shy will never make it.Rūabje rōban tōprak.abje
 They are aware of the fact that that woman causes people to get giddy.Rejeḷā ke ri-kaaddeboulul armej kōrā eṇ.addeboulul
 His appearance was like those people who when they talk, everyone listens and believes what they say. P60Epao tokin kain eṇ eaejemjem.aejemjem
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peoplesʻQuit going to other peoples' land or they will kill you.Kwōn jab popo ṃanit bwe rōnaaj ṃan eok.popo ṃanit
peopleʻsHe's charged with washing people's hands after eating.Ri-aṃwin eo ṇeaṃwin
 He is the one who always calls people's names for nothing.Ri-ba pata etan armej eo ṇeba pata
 People's youngest children are their favorites,Jitenbōrotata eo ej diktata eṇ nejin rūtto raṇ.jitōnbōro
 He's the one who takes people's measurements for clothes.Ḷeo ej ri-joñjoñ nuknuk eṇ.joñjoñ
 It's not good to look into people's windows.Enana memō (emmō) ilo wūntōōn ṃōn armej.
perBy now we were all extremely thirsty because there was almost no water left and we could each only take a drink once per day. P1185Kiin kōmmān lukkuun maro bwe kōn an dik dān eo, juon wōt alen idaak ilo juon raan.maro
perditionYou're on the road to perdition.Kwōnaaj mej ilañ.lañ
perfectThe program was perfect.Eḷap an po ḷōmān būrookraaṃ eo.po ḷōma-
 Is it perfect now? now look what you've done (said negatively and critically).Ewānōk ke kiiō?wānōk
 Sailing canoes are so perfect for these our islands. P857Wa jerakrōk rōlukkuun weeppān ñan aelōñ kein ad.weeppān
perfectlyMy outboard engine has been tuned up by that mechanic and it's working perfectly.Eṃōj an injinia eṇ ane tok injinlọk e im elukkuun ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) an jerbal.an
performTell him to perform a magic trick for you.Kwōn ba en jibai ñan eok.jibai
 Let's wait for the magician to perform.Jen kōttar an rijọubwe eṇ rojak.ri-jọubwe
performanceHe will be one of those who get rewarded for his good performance.Enaaj juon ri-jinōkjeej kōn an eṃṃan an jerbal.jinōkjeej
 The tap dance performance of Mejit young men is good.Eṃṃan jurbak in likao in Mejij.jurbak
performancesHis good performances are known by everybody. His good work is well known.Rej jab aelọk jerbal ko an rōmṃan.ej jab aelọk
performedThe sexual intercourse technique performed by Arno young women is renowned in the Marshall Islands.Aelaḷin jiroñin Arno ebuñbuñ ilo Ṃajeḷ in.aelaḷ
 She performed the Arno sexual technique so well that he passed out.Lio eaelaḷe ḷeo im ḷotḷọkaelaḷ
 He performed an incantation over the sick person.Ear allōke ri-nañinmej eo.allōk
 I was amazed by the magic trick performed by the magician.Iar kanooj bwilōñ kōn jibai eo ri-jibai eo.jibai
 As soon as the canoe capsized they performed the keilupakoEj okjak wōt wa eo ak rōkeilupakoiki.keilupako
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performersThe Mājej performers were the most skillful tap dancers of them all.Kumi in ikkure eo jān Mājej uñkipden tata aer jurbak.uñkipden
performingThe medicine person is chanting and performing an incantation over Peter.Runo eo eṇ ej allōke Pita.allōk
perfumeMay I please see your oil (or perfume) containerIn baj lale ṃōk bōkā ṇe kaptōṃ?bōkā
 Spray some perfume on my dress.Bōkāñaje nuknuk ṇe .bōkāñaj
 Make perfume from that flower.Kwōn kōḷotōre ut ṇekōḷotōr
PerhapsPerhaps 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
 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
periodThis 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
 The period of añak starts tomorrow.Iien añak ilju.añak
 It is raining now (period of expecting rain implied).Io ewōt.io
 The canoes are waiting for the period of smooth surf for going out to sea.Wa ko kaṇ rej kōmmooḷ in ṃwelikmooḷ
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periodsNormally there are two copra harvesting periods in a year.Ekkā an ruo aḷ ilo juon iiō.aḷ
permissionDon't swim without asking permission.Jab anemkwōje aṃ tutu iar.anemkwōj
 I have permission to enter.Eor mālim in deḷọñ.mālim
permitBecause 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
 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.kōtḷọk
 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.mejinede
permittedNo one is permitted to go to Kwajalein.Emọ an jabdewōt armej etal ñan Kuwajleen.mọ
PerpendicularGo directly up. Perpendicular.Kajju lōñḷọk.kajju
persevereFather 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
 Let us persevere in what is good.Jen kijejeto ilo ṃōṃan (eṃṃan).kijejeto
perseveringKeep persevering and don't lose hope.Kwōn mijmijelaḷ wōt im jab bōbweer (ebbeer).mijmijelaḷ
persistYou shouldn't persist cause it's turning her off.Kwōn jab kaabōbbōb bwe unin an naaj ṃakoko ṇeabōbbōb
 Why do you persist in going?Etke kwōjaam etal?jaaṃ
 Even if you persist on questioning me, I will not say what's on my mind.Jekdọọn ñe kotuur būruō ak iban kwaḷọk ḷōmṇaktūtuur bōro
persistentHe's more persistent than a cat.Eakweḷapḷọk jān kuuj.akweḷap
personThat's the refusal of a stubborn person.Abōbin bōt meṇṇe.abōb
 The person who fears ghosts from Jālwōj.Ri-abwinmake eo jān Jālwōj.abwinmake
 The current is moving easterly in your (the person spoken to) direction today.Eaetakwaj rainiin.ae
 Is there a person to iron?Ewōr ke ri-aen?aen
 The shouldering of a careful person.Aerāān tiljek.aerā
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personʻWe think he said that because he’s from Kwajalein (lit. 'he's a Kwajalein person'). P505Kōnke e ri-Kuwajleen kōmmān tōmake ke ej ba men eo.ri-
personalI take this as a personal insultMen in eddo ippa.eddo ippa-
personalityHe has an obnoxious personality.Ekōmatōrtōr.kōmatōrtōr
 Everyone likes her because of her appealing personality.Aolep armej im iọkwe kōn an lelejkōnkōn (ellejkōnkōn).lelejkōnkōn
personnelThe job of ensuring the uninterrupted flow of ammunition for the troops in battle is essential and the responsibility of assigned personnel to make sure it's done.Jerbalin ruk-buōd eaorōk ñan juon kumi in tariṇae im ewōr jet ro ej aer jerbal loloodjake bwe en tōprak. ruk-bo
personsIs it any business of yours (four persons)?Amiiañ ke pepe?amiiañ
 It's your (three persons) turn to harvest the coconut and make copra.Amijeel iien kowainini.amijeel
 Your (three persons) disobedience is making your mother unhappy.Amijel bōt ej kōṃṃan an jinemijel inepataamijel
 Are these your (three persons) glovesAmijel ke kurob ?amijel
 She's arranging for you (three or more persons) visit him at the hospital.Ej kōṃṃan amiwōj iien loḷọk ilo aujpitōḷ.amiwōj
perspirationThere are beads of perspiration on your face.Ebūḷuuddik turun mejaṃ.būḷuuddik
 Wipe the perspiration off yourself with that towel.Kwōn kamenokaduuk eok kōn tọọl ṇemenokadu
persuadeYou persuade them to come.Kwōn kipel er bwe ren itok.kipel
persuasionYour speeches pack more persuasion than mine.Eaejemjemḷọk aṃ in naan jān ñaaejemjem
persuasivenessTheir persuasiveness was evident in their choice of words.Aejemjemier ealikkar ilo naan ko aer.aejemjem
 His persuasiveness swayed them into action.Aejemjemin naan ko an ekōṃṃan aer ellowetak.aejemjem
pervasiveWhere is that pervasive fragrance coming from?Ia in ej bwiin ñōñajñōj (eññajñōj) tokñaj
 It's pervasive sweetness is delicious.Ennọ an tōtñalñal (ettōñalñal).tōñal
pesterDon't let him pester other people.Kwōn jab kaikiene.ikien
pesteringYour pestering is more hideous than his pestering.Kaabwilōñlōñūṃ ekōmatōrtōrḷọk jān kaabwilōñlōñin.abbwilōñlōñ
 Your pestering is more hideous than his pestering.Kaabwilōñlōñūṃ ekōmatōrtōrḷọk jān kaabwilōñlōñin.abbwilōñlōñ
 His pestering really gets under my skin.Ekanooj kiliddāp an ikien.ikien
 They (two) are just pestering each other.Erro ej ikiene doon bajjek.ikien
 Here comes the boy who is always pestering othersRi-ikien eo ṇe tok.ikien
petLet's go hunt for pet frigate birds.Kōjro itōn kōaktok nejirro koonin ak.ak
 Go look for some wild chickens for our pet.Etal im allotok nejirro mānnimar.allo
 I have a pet jekadEor juon nejū jekad.jekad
 I have a pet birdJuon e jibū bao.jibwi
 Where did you get your pet monkeyṂañke in ia ṇe nājiṃ?ṃañke
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PeterYou're as tall as Peter.Aetokūṃ wōt Pita.aetok
 John is more generous than Peter.Eajejḷọk Jọọn jān Pita.aje
 The medicine person is chanting and performing an incantation over Peter.Runo eo eṇ ej allōke Pita.allōk
 Peter denied Jesus.Pita ear kaarmejjete Jijej.kaarmejjet
PeterʻsJohn's boat is sturdy; however, Peter's boat is sturdier.Ekōiie wa eṇ waan Jọọn, ak ekōieḷọk wa eṇ waan Pita.kōiie
PetriPetri stammers the most.Allotata Petri.allo
petsHe's catching ruddy turnstones for us to have as pets.Ej kaaerār tok nejiṃro.aerār
 Let's go and hunt for jekad as pets.Jen ilọk in kōjekad tok nejid jekad.jekad
 I prefer dogs to cats as pets.Ikōṇaan wōt nājnej kidu jān kuuj.nājnej
PhariseesJesus healed the palsy and amazed the Pharisees.Jijej ear kōmour ri-akā eo im kabwilōñ Pārōji ro.akā
 Judas betrayed Jesus to the Pharisees.Jutōj ear ketake Jijej ñan Pharisee ro.ketak
phaseIt's the full moon phase.Allōñ epād i rear ḷapḷapallōñ
 This is the final phase of the treatment.Bōrwaj eo āliktata in.bōrwaj
phlegmHe keeps coughing up phlegm.Emmelkwarkwar būruon.melkwarkwar
 Take medicine before you start getting phlegm in your throat.Idaak wūno ṃokta jān an (m)melkwarkwar būruoṃ.melkwarkwar
phlegmaticWe have to have ambition and not be phlegmatic if we want to succeed.Jej aikuj jibadbad im jab aipādpād ñe jekōṇaan ḷejibadbad
phoneAmerican girls are always on the phone.Ledikin pālle rōttalboonon.talboon
 Phone me at two o'clock.Kab teiñwa tok ilo ruo awa.teiñwa
 Who else is coming with me? (Addressing someone else not within sight, like on the phone.) Ij āt waj?āt
phonedThe city was hit with a tornado when I phoned him yesterday.Eaire jikin kwelọk eo ke ij talboone inne.aire
phonographPlay those cowboy songs (on the phonograph).Kwōn kōjañ alin kaubowe kaṇe.jañ
phosphorescenceDid you notice the phosphorescence on the ocean side of the outer reef last night?Kwaar lo ke aḷak eo ilikin baal boñ?aḷak
 What makes the sea light up with phosphorescence?Ta eṇ ej kaaḷake lọjet?aḷak
photographedStop swaying back and forth as you're being photographed.Jab ajjiṃaalal bwe rej pijaik eok.ajjiṃaalal
physicallyHe's physically old but mentally immature.Eaḷap pata.aḷap
 I had never seen the Boatswain so physically fit and lively. P1194Ij kab kar lo an Bojin eo util.util
 Ḷakkilmeej made a mistake in underestimating Ḷaida because he was physically smallerKōn an widdikḷọk Ḷaida jāne, Ḷakkilmeej ear bōd im atowaane.atowaan
physicalsThe students have been given their physicals.Eṃōj an ri-jikuuḷ ro kakōlkōl.kakōlkōl
 Who gave the students their physicals?Wōn eo ear kakilen ri-jikuuḷ ro?kakōlkōl
pickLet's go pick abḷajtiiñ flowers for the two of us.Kōjro etal in kaabḷajtiiñtok wūtūrro.abḷajtiiñ
 One can easily pick out from a crowd those who wear long dresses.Ri-kaaitoktok nuknuk rōban peljo.aitok
 Let's go pick some flower buds.Itok kōjro itōn kaalbok.albok
 Go pick an Aḷḷañinwa pandanus for us to chew on.Kwōn ilān okwajtok juon daarro Aḷḷañinwa.Aḷḷañinwa
 Pick the splinter out of my hand.Kwōn aruj tenaḷ e peiū.arar
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pickedDon't disguise yourself because you're easily picked outKwōn jab kaalọk eok bwe kwaalikkar.alọk
 Have they picked and brought any Anidep pandanus yetRenañin kaanideptok ke?Anidep
 After he ate he picked his teeth.Ṃōjin an ṃōñā ear aruj ñiinarar
 It seems like the wind has picked up,” Father said. P697Āinwōt ej baj ḷapḷọk kōto in?” Jema ekar ba.āinwōt
 When 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
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pickingThere is a season for picking the fruits of the Ajoḷ pandanusEwōr iien kaajoḷ.Ajoḷ
 The aḷḷañinwa pandanus is ripe and ready for picking.Eowat Aḷḷañinwa eṇ.Aḷḷañinwa
 I'm picking leaves for you.Ij kabōlōk waj ñan kwe.bōlōk
 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
 He is there picking green coconuts.Eñeṇ eṇ ej entak.eñeṇ
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pickleDon't throw away the pickle.Lale kwaar joḷọk pikōḷ ṇepikōḷ
pickledIt smells of pickled radishEttaikoñkoñ.taikoñ
picksFather was still in the middle of talking when the Captain interrupted him, We will use the engine first and then when the wind picks up we will use the sail,” the Captain said. P423Ejab jeṃḷọk an Jema kōnono bwe Kapen eo ekkōnono, Jenaaj leinjin tak ḷọk im ñe eṃṃan kōto, jelewūjḷā,” Kapen eo eba.le
pick-upThe boy jumped on the pick-up truck while it was still moving (just like a cowboy).Ḷadik eo ear kauboweik peikab eo.kaubowe
 When will we deliver the merchandise with the pick-up?Jenaaj pekabi ḷọk ñāāt ṃweiuk ?pekab
picnicThe boys are going together to the picnic placeḶaddik ro raṇ rej iiāetōl ḷọk ñan jikin piknik eṇ.iāetōl
 I took my brothers and sisters on a picnic.Iar kapikniki ajri ro jatū.piknik
 We went on a picnic to Laura.Kōm ar piknikḷọk ñan Ḷorapiknik
picnicsThat family is always having picnics.Eppikniknik baaṃle eṇ.piknik
pictureDraw me a picture of your boat.Annañe tok ṃōk ḷōmān wa eo waaṃ.annañ
 I wish I had a movie camera so I could take a picture of you two.Iiọkwe bwe in kar ṃupiiki koṃro.ṃupi
 Hide that picture.Kwōn ṇooj pija ṇeṇōṇooj
 That picture has lots of pink in it.Eppiiñiñ pija ṇepiiñ
 Ask the artist to paint me a picture of you that I can take with me.Kajjitōk ippān ri-jiña eṇ bwe en jiñaiktok juon pijaiṃ bwe in bōke ippa.jiña
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picturesI'm fond of watching historical pictures.Eitoklimoū alwōje pijain etto.alwōj
 Let's draw pictures until we come to the end of the island.Kōjro jiña ḷọk ñan jabōn āninjiña
pieAmerican pie is better.Ennọlok bae in America.bae
 Let's go look for pie.Jen etal in kōbae.bae
pieceShe put a little finger on the doll with a piece of cloth.Ear kaaddi-diki (kōṃṃan addi-dikin) tọḷe eo kōn mōttan nuknuk.addi-dik
 Why does this piece of cake have more ice cream on top of it than that one over there?Taunin an aijkudiimi ḷọk keek iiō jān keek iieṇ?aij kudiiṃ
 The bottle is capped with a piece of cork.Bato eṇ ej bọọror kōn wūj.bọọror
 Bring a piece of tin to protect this fire.Bōktok juon tiin in bọtouk kijek e.bọto
 That piece of wood is full of knots.Ebbōkeke aḷaḷ ṇebōke
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piecesBoy, put some pieces on that plate over there.” P1330Āte tok ṃōk jet bukwōn ilo pileij ṇe, ḷadik eṇ.”ātet
 There are pieces of pancake on your clothes.Ebbaankekeek nuknuk ṇe aṃ.baankeek
 Wear shoes so that pieces of glass don't get in your feet.Kwōn juujuj bwe ren jab batoik neeṃ.bato
 Why don't you stop cutting that fish carelessly (or into small pieces)?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ bbukbukwe ek ṇebukwabok
 Who tore up these pieces of paper?Wōn e ear imkili peba ?imkilkil
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pie-eyedThe strong liquor made him pie-eyed.Dān in kadek eo ekaaljete.aljet
PiepeThere are more huts on Lọto island than on Piepe islandEajjuriḷọk Lọto jān Piepe.ajjuur
pierMr. Engineer, you and the Boatswain bring your boat up alongside that boat over there,” the Captain said and then climbed up when he saw the Old Man and the Chief standing with the other people on the pier. P1344Injinia e, kōmiro Bojin kaatartar waj wa ṇe waadmān,” Kapen eo ekar ba innem wanlaḷ ḷọk ke ej lo ḷōḷḷap eo im irooj eo ippān armej ro ioon wab eo.atartar
 The ship is tied up at the end of the pier.Wa eo eṇ eatartar ṃaan wab.atartar
 The Navy planes gave up looking for you,” someone said to us from the pier. P1342Emaat baḷuunin Navy kaṇe aer pukpukōt kōmimān,” juon armej ekar kōkōnono tok ñan kōmmān jān ioon wab eo.baḷuun
 The pier was packed with people. P445Elukkuun kar boṇ ioon wab eo kōn armej.boṇ
 It was clear that the Likabwiro was filled to capacity and carrying as much as it could as soon as it moved away from the side of the pier and starting sailing out through the pass into the open ocean. P490Ej kab bar alikkar an Likabwiro ḷe jān joñan an jok ke ekar ṃōṃakūt jān turin wab eo im tōtōr ḷọk ñan an buñlik.buñlik
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piercePeople don't pierce ears as much nowadays.Edikḷọk ilil raan kein.il
 This (kind of) fish is easy to pierce.Ek rot eo eppejlọklọk ṇepejlọk
 Be careful that coconut midrib doesn't pierce your eye.Lale ṇok ṇe ewie mejām.wie
piercedThe fish was hit with the spear and pierced throughElel ek eo im pejlọk.pejlọk
 He pierced the coconut.Ear wie ni eo.wie
 The old man has pierced his ears.Eṃōj an ḷōḷḷap eṇ wiā lọjiliñin.wie
piesShe cooks delicious pies.Ennọ an iōk bae.bae
pigDid you snare the pig?Kwaar alluke ke piik eo?alluke
 Don't let your pig roam free or it'll be impounded.Jab kōrōḷọk piik ṇe kijeṃ bwe enaaj ātetātet
 Weigh that pig.Kwōn bọuni piik ṇebọun
 He has stabbed the pig.Eṃōj an ḷeo bwiāre piik eo.bwiār
 Keep on holding the pig so that it doesn't run away.Kwōn dāpdipiji wōt piik ṇe bwe eṇ jab ko.dāpdep
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pigsHe's going to get some liver where they're butchering the pigs.Ej etal in kaaj ijeṇ rej ṃanṃan piik ie.aj
 Can you catch pigs with the rope?Kwōjeḷā ke allok piik?allok
 There are pigs and chickens, but these have been imported by Westerners and aren’t original Marshallese animals. S23Ewōr piik im bao, ak men kein ebbōktok in ri-pālle im ejjab men in mour in Ṃajeḷbōbōk
 Stop the pigs from messing up the area outside the house.Lali piik ko jen aer ebaje nebjān mweeṇ.ebaje
 Scoop up some gravel and throw it at the pigs to scare them away from there.Kwōn eọkur dekā im kadḷọk piik kaṇ jān ijeṇ.eọkur
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PikarIt's obviously a giant clam shell from Pikar AtollAdedin Pikaar bwe ealikkar.aded
PikeejWhen I heard the Captain say this, I thought about it and was amazed that Father was able to recognize the waves on the ocean side of Pikeej from the movement of the boat while the Captain says he needs to actually see them. P799Ke ikar roñ naan kein an Kapen eo, iḷōmṇak im bwilōñ bajjek ippa taunin an Jema maroñ kile ṇoin likin Pikeej jān ṃōṃakūtkūtin wa eo ak Kapen eo eba ej aikuj kar lo kōn mejān.bwilōñ
 And it’s more than a hundred miles from Pikeej to Kapinwōd. P795Ak eor jibuki jiṃa ṃaiḷ kōtaan Pikeej im Kapinwōd.jibukwi
 But I’m sure I felt the Pikeej island ocean side waves at dawn, just a little while before it shut off,” Father said. P792Ak āinwōt iar eñjake ṇoin likin Pikeej ke ej joraantak, ṃoktaḷọk jidik jān an kun,” Jema eba.joraantak
 When I heard the Captain say this, I thought about it and was amused that Father was able to recognize the waves on the ocean side of Pikeej from the movement of the boat while the Captain says he needs to actually see them. P799Ke ikar roñ naan kein an Kapen eo, iḷōmṇak im bwilōñ bajjek ippa taunin an Jema maroñ kile ṇoin likin Pikeej jān ṃōṃakūtkūtin wa eo ak Kapen eo eba ej aikuj kar lo kōn mejān.ṃōṃakūt
PikinniIt was good to watch the Pikinni people eating with chopsticks.Emṃan ad aluje an ri-Pikinni raṇ ṃōñā kōn aji.aji
pileThe pile of stones at the ocean side of that islet is big.Eḷap eakḷe eṇ ilikin aneeṇ.eakḷe
 Pile up those stones there by you.Kwōn ejaaki dekā kaṇe ṇai ijeṇe.ejaak
 When the first pile was gone the truck left and brought in another load. P359Ej maat wōt ejouj jab eo ak ebar ettōr āne ḷọk tūrak eo im kanne tok.ejouj
 A pile of coconuts.Ejouj in waini.ejouj
 Make a pile of those coconuts.Ejouji waini ko ippān doon.ejouj
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piledWhat's that we see piled up on that ship?Ta eṇ ej bōbọk (ebbọk) tok ioon wa eṇ?bōbọk
 The trash has been piled up over there.Eṃōj pānuk ḷọk jeṇ kōn kwōpej.pānuk
pilesThe poison killed and scattered piles of corpses all over the village.Baijin eo ekaajeḷḷāiki bukwōn eo.ajeḷḷā
 This island has lots of earth piles.Eubatake āninubatak
pilingDon't have it easily seen by piling it up on the ship.Kwōn jab kaalikkare im kōbbọke tok ṇai ioon wa eṇbōbọk
pillarsAll of this house's pillars are made of breadfruit timber.Aolep jurōn ṃwiin kōṃṃan jān .joor
 The pillars have been put up.Ejurōk joor ko.kajjuur
pillowHere is a pillow to put alongside you.Pet eo aparaṃ eo.apar
 Give him a pillow because he doesn’t have any. / … because there isn’t any.Kwōn ṇapitōn bwe ejjeḷọk.bwe
 Prop yourself with that pillow.Kwōn ḷoñtak kōn pet ṇeḷoñtak
 He didnt want to give him a pillow so he used a coconut as one.Ekar abwin ṇapitōn innem ear petpet kōn waini.ṇapitōn
 Give him a pillow because he doesn't have any.Kwōn ṇapitōn bwe ejjeḷọk.ṇapitōn
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pillowsThese pillows are all oily.Emmaḷḷipenpen pet .maḷḷipen
 He's not supposed to provide us with pillows.Ej jab aikuj ri-ṇapitōd.ṇapitōn
pillsWhy don't you take these aspirin pills if you have a headache?Etke kwōj jab idaak batin in metak ñe emetak bōraṃ?batin
pilotHe is the Japanese pilot.Ḷeeṇ ej baiḷat in Japan.baiḷat
 Pilot.Rūkkāke.kōkāke
pimplesYour actions give me goose pimples.Ekotok-kilū kōn aṃ jaje ṃanitkotok-kilin
 He is covered with pimples.Ettaeoeo ḷeeṇtaeo
 Don't pick the pimples on your face.Jab kōettaeoeouk mejaṃ.taeo
pinWhere are you going with that pin?Kwōj piinin ḷọk ñan ia?piinin
pinchWhy did you pinch the child?Etke kwaar apij ajiri eo?apap
 (Behave, children), or he'll pinch and hurt you.Lale bwe apapin ekōmmetak.apap
pinedHe pined after the girl so much that he went delirious.Jọñan an kālọk iḷọkan ledik eo ewūdeakeak.kālọk iḷọkwan
pingHe is expert at ping pongEṃōkade ilo piimboñ.ṃōkade
pingpongS/he is more expert at pingpong than you.Eṃōkade ilo piimboñ jān kwe.jān
pinkThat picture has lots of pink in it.Eppiiñiñ pija ṇepiiñ
pinkyHe'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
PiñlepThe 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
pinsLet her use your pins for the time being.Kwōn ja kapiinini ippān ṃoktapiinin
pinwheelI'm making you a pinwheel.Ij lodideañ waj nejiṃ.lodideañ
PinwheelsPinwheels are made from coconut leaves in the Marshalls.Rej kōṃṃan lodideañ jān kōmjān ni i Ṃajeḷlodideañ
piousShe's a pious old lady.Etōmak lōḷḷap eṇ.tōmak
 He is gullible. He's pious.Ettōmakmak ḷeeṇtōmak
pipeLet's go looking for a smoking pipe.Jen etal in kōbaid.baid
 That pipe is always clogged.Baib eo ebboṇboṇ ṇeboṇ
 The pipe is stopped up and the water can't flow.Eboṇ baib eo im jaje tọọr dān.boṇ
 What make the pipe stopped up?Ta ṇe eaar kaboṇe baib ṇeboṇ
 Mr. Boatswain, that wasn’t a gas can you gave me,” Father said as he shined a light on the pipe he had removed. P625Bojin e, kwōjeḷā ke ej jab kāānin kiaj men eo kwaar letok,” Jema eba ke ej rome baib eo ekar jeḷate.kāān
pipesThere are lots of pipes inside the house.Ebbaibib lowaan ṃwiinbaib
 You are to install pipes to that house.Kwōn koṃṃōn baib ḷọk ñan ṃweeṇbaib
 They went looking for pipes.Remoot in kōbaib.baib
 American smoking pipes are the best.Eṃṃan tata baidin pālle.baid
 The pipes I removed are all clogged with paint oil. P630Aolepān lowaan baib iaar jeḷati im boṇ kōn peinael.im
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PisoniaThe person who was watching birds to locate their roosts fell off the Pisonia grandis tree.Ri-akajok eo ewōtlọk jān raan kañal eo.akajok
pistolWhere did your pistol come from?Likajikin ia ṇe aṃ?likajik
pitchLet's pitch in together and the job will be done.Jen almaroñe jerbal in im enaaj pidodo an tōprak.almaroñ
 Pitch to him wildly, so he won't make a home runKwōn kaboore am pijja ñan ḷeeṇ bwe en jab bōkḷọk.boor
 Let's pitch the tent here.Jen kajuur eṃ nuknuk in ijin.eṃ nuknuk
 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
 This should be an ideal night for catching flying fish because it's pitch blackBuñūn bọbo men in bwe ei ninijek (innijek).innijek
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pitch-blackIt was pitch-black and as the plankton glowed deep down in the sea, I was almost afraid there might be ghosts around. P568Emarok jilōñlōñ im eḷak errobōlbōl dedojat i buḷōn lọjet, iwātin kar abwinmake eaki.rorobōlbōl
pitchedThe boat pitched very badly.Eḷap an wa eo ṃōṃōt (eṃṃōt).ṃōṃōt
pitcherThe ball grazed the pitcher.Bọọḷ eo eanōr(e) pijja eo.anōr
 He is the worst pitcher.Boor tata eo eṇ.boor
 I throw wildly and I don't want to be a pitcher.Iboor im ijjab kōṇaan pijja.boor
 I'm surprised at how often the pitcher threw wildly.Ibwilōñ an bōbooror (ebbooror) pijja eo.boor
 They would have won but their pitcher was wild.Rōnaaj kar wiin ak eboor pijja eo.boor
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pitchingIt's obviously choppy today from the pitching of the boat.Alikkar an ḷōḷap (eḷḷap) ṇo jān an kajoor ṃwitaakin wa in.ṃwitaak
pitiedI pitied him when I saw him laugh like that.Ibūroṃōj kake ke ij lo an rereenak.rereenak
pitifulThey're so half cooked it's pitiful.Amejier wōt iñak ta.amej
 It's pitiful that he has no one to turn to.Ekabūroṃōjṃōj kōn an jojoḷāār bajjek.jojoḷāār
pitsWhere is the person who puts pots on cooking pits?Ewi rūttaake eo?tōtaak
pitter-patterWe started to hear the pitter-patter of the rain falling on the boat. P764Kōm jino roñ ainikien ṃōṃōṇṃōṇin wōt ko ke rej buñut ioon wa eo.ṃōṃōṇṃōṇ
plAre these your (pl.) clothesAmi ke nuknuk ?ami
 It's up to you (pl.).Ami pepe.ami
placeA place for the feeble-minded.Jikin ri-addimejmejin kōmālij.addimej
 Place the rock near the house.Kwōn likūt ajaj ṇe ṇa iturin ṃōṇeajaj
 The corpses were scattered all over the place after the U.S. Air Force bombed it.Eajeḷḷā ḷọk āneo kōn ri-mej ṃōjin an eerbooj in Amedka boktañe.ajeḷḷā
 The women are busy decorating the meeting place with albokbōrọro plants.Liṃaro raṇ rej albokbōrọroiki lowaan jikin kwelọk eṇ.albokbōrọro
 Lots of things will take place next month.Elōñ men enaaj waḷọk allōñ in laḷ.allōñ in laḷ
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placentaShe has a malignant placenta.Ekaamijak pej eṇ pijin lieṇ.pej
placesMy arm is swollen in many places.Ebbōjbōj peiū.bōbōj
 It usually grows on the northern islands because arrowroot grows in sandy places of little rainfall. S20Ekkā wōt an eddek ilo aelōñ ko iōñ kōnke ṃakṃōk eṃṃan an eddek ilo jikin ko rejawōtwōt im kabokbok.bok
 These were the places we stayed during the war.Kar ijekein ko kōm ar pād ie ilo pata eo.ijekein
 The places where he went have been investigated.Eṃōj etale ijeko ear etal ie ḷọkijeko
 Do you remember the places we visited in America?Kwōj ememej ke ijoko jaar pād ie Amedka?ijoko
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plainIt 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
 Plain flower wreaths are not attractive.Enana utpāj bwe rej jab aiboojoj.utpāj
 Make plain flower wreaths because it's simpler.Kwōn utpāj bwe eṃōkaj ḷọkutpāj
plaintiffThe plaintiff was brought before the judge.Raar ānin tok ri-ṇaruōn eo ñan iṃaan mejān jāj eo.ṇaruon
planDo you plan to make us some coconut candy for Christmas?Kwōj ḷōmṇak ke in ametōṃatok kijerro ñan Kūrijṃōj?ametōṃa
 There was no plan for the meeting.Ejej-lōmān kwelọk eo.jej-ḷōma-
 It sounds good to me,” the Boatswain said, but if that’s the plan, let’s do it quickly before the storm starts up; we don’t have much time. P739Eṃṃan ippa,” Bojin eo eba. Im ñe je ḷoor ḷōmṇak in, ekwe jen ṃōkaj ṃokta jān an wōtlọk utọr ṇe bwe enaaj ejjeḷọk iien.utọr
 Has he approved the plan?Eweeppān ke pepe eo ippān?weeppān
 Our forebears said, "Plan your fishing in advance or you will not catch any fish."Rūtto ro raar ba, "Jab ajineañro eḷaññe kwōj etal in eọñōd bwe kwōnaaj jeratā."ajineañro
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planeAfter we were finished praying I was going to try to close my eyes and get some sleep but it was really hard because I kept thinking about how that plane had flown right over us but just kept going and didn’t see us. P952Ālikin aṃro jar, iḷak itōn kar kajjioñ kiil meja in mājur elukkuun pen kōn wōt kar ḷōmṇake an baḷuun eo itok iiom tok im etal wōt ak ejab lo kōm.baḷuun
 They got the drunkard off of the planeRaar eaktuwe rikadek eo jān baḷuun eo.eaktuwe
 The dancer from America will come on the plane tomorrowRi-eb ro jān Amedka renaaj kātok ilo baluun eo ilju.eb
 Why didn't you go on the plane?Ebajeet ke kwojab kelọk ilo baḷuun eo?ebajeet
 The plane is too high.Baḷuun eṇ eḷap an ḷo ej.ej
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planesYou know, it’s like how the planes are flying above this island all the time, the noise makes me want to go crazy.” P199Dedeen ke eḷak ekkāke baḷuun i mejatoto ioon aelōñ in, jeitan wūdeakeak kōn ainikiier.”ainikie-
 From a distance he's watching the fighter planes engaging in a spectacular dogfight.Ej alluwaḷọke an jentoki ko juñaidi im buuk doon.alluwaḷọk
 The Navy planes gave up looking for you,” someone said to us from the pier. P1342Emaat baḷuunin Navy kaṇe aer pukpukōt kōmimān,” juon armej ekar kōkōnono tok ñan kōmmān jān ioon wab eo.baḷuun
 A flight of planes took off from Guam.Ear peḷḷọk juon depouk jān Kuwaaṃ.depouk
 A fleet of American war planes.Inej in baḷuun in waan tariṇae ko an Amedka.inej
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planeʻsThere was gas all over the plane's wings.Ekkiaajaj ioon pein baḷuun eo.kiaj
planingWhat are you planing?Ta ṇe kwōj pileini?pilein
plankMake that plank fitKōḷaake aḷaḷ ṇeḷaak
planksThey are putting bluegum planks on the bottom of that boat.Rej būḷukaṃe kapin wa eṇ.būḷukaṃ
planktonIt was pitch-black and as the plankton glowed deep down in the sea, I was almost afraid there might be ghosts around. P568Emarok jilōñlōñ im eḷak errobōlbōl dedojat i buḷōn lọjet, iwātin kar abwinmake eaki.rorobōlbōl
plannedThe program was well planned.Eḷap an koṇ būrokraaṃ eo.koṇ
planningWhen 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
 When are you planning to go (westward) to Laura?Kwōj ḷōmṇak in itoḷọk ṇāāt ñan Laura?ito
 He is planning to go look for something.Ej ḷōmṇak in kōjjawōdwōd.jawōd
 When are you planning on leaving?” P246Ak koṃwij ḷōmṇak in jeblaak ñāāt?”jeblaak
 What are you planning?Ta ṇe kwōj jekaboote?jekaboot
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plantWhere did you get your abḷajtiiñ plant?Abḷajtiiñin ia ṇe kōtkaṃ?abḷajtiiñ
 I bought myself an apple banana plant.Iar wiaik juon kōtka abōḷ pinana.abōḷ
 The island has lots of aijo plant on it.Eaijoe meḷan āninaijo
 An albokbōrọro plant from America.Albokbōrọroin pālle.albokbōrọro
 She's looking for the albokbōrọro plant.Ej kappok albokbōrọro.albokbōrọro
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plantedThey planted abḷajtiiñ around the house.Raar kaabḷajtiiñi tōrerein ṃweoabḷajtiiñ
 The flower buds on the flower tree she planted have a sweet smell to them.Eñaj albokin raan wūt eṇ kōtkan.albok
 The seed I planted is growing/sprouting.Eeọñ ine eo iaar katōke.eọñ
 They planted some taro.Raar ekkat iaraj.iaraj
 The strong wind blew down the bananas I planted.Kōto kijoñjoñ eo eukwōji pinana ko kōtka.kijoñ
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plantingWhere did you get your Aelok planting fromAelokin ia men ṇe kōtkaṃ?Aelok
 He's planting pandanus of the Aelok variety on that wātoEj ekkat bōb bwe en kaaeloke wāto eṇ.Aelok
 They are planting taro sprouts.Rej ekkat ilin iaraj.il
 Isn't the planting finished yet? Isn't the burial over yet?Enañin ṃōj ke kallib?kallib
plantsThe ocean side of his land had a lot of abḷajtiñ plants.Eabḷajtiiñḷamjako likin ṃweo iṃōn.abḷajtiiñ
 There are more aijo plants than previously.Eaijoeḷọk jān ṃoktaaijo
 Go look for some kaijo plants for us.Kwōn kaaijo tok arro.aijo
 The person charged with looking for aijo plants is coming.Ri-kaaijo eo ṇe tok.aijo
 When will you go get some albokbōrọro plants?Kwōnaaj kaalbokbōrọro ñāātalbokbōrọro
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plasticAre your windows glass or plastic?Wūntō rot eṇ aṃ kilaj ke būḷajtiik?kilaj
plateBoy, put some pieces on that plate over there.” P1330Āte tok ṃōk jet bukwōn ilo pileij ṇe, ḷadik eṇ.”ātet
 This plate isn't clean.Ebūrar pilej e.būrar
 Watch out, that dog is licking your plate.Lale kidu ṇe ej daṃwij pilej ṇedaṃdeṃ
 When 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
 Don't handle the offering plate with only one hand.Jab jalenpāik ḷọk pleej in jortak eṇ.jalenpā
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platesThen make two plates for the Boatswain and me, and maybe you should go get another can of meat because I don’t think this will be enough for all of us.” P377Innem āte tok ruo amro Bojin pileij, kab bōlen eṃṃan ñe kwōbar kwaḷọk tok juon jālele bwe ij ḷōmṇak ejabwe men ṇe.”ātet
 The dogs are licking at the plates.Kidu ko rej daṃdeṃ ilo pilej ko.daṃdeṃ
 He (angrily) threw out the plates.Ear kōjālle nabōjḷọk pileij ko.kōjjāl
 Did you wash the plates cleanElōt ke aṃ kar kwaḷi pilej kaṇ?lōt
platformThe women are sitting on the canoe platform.Kōrā ro rej jijet ilo ere eo.ere
 The copra-drying platform is full of copra.Eoobrak jād eṇ kōn waini.jād
 When I looked up toward its platform, I saw a boy holding an envelope. P307Iḷak rōre lōñ ḷọk ñan ioon, ilo juon ḷaddik ej jibwe juon kilin lōta.kilin lōta
playLet her play teeter-totter with you.Kaabōntauni ippaṃ.abōṇtọun
 Father, can I go watch them play dice?” I asked. P150Jema e, eṃṃan ke ñe itōn aluje aer taij?” ikajjitōk.aluje
 Play a number on the harmonica so I can see if you're good.Aṃonika ṃōk bwe in lale kwojeḷā ke.aṃonika
 Maybe if you gave him the harmonica to play with, he'll stop crying.Bwōlen ñe kwōnaaj kaaṃonikaiki enaaj jako an jañ.aṃonika
 Let's play kick ball.Kōjeañ anidep.anidep
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playedWhen the harmonica player played his harmonica we were all flabbergasted.Ri-aṃonika eo eḷak kōjañ aṃonika eo nejin, kōmwōj eppaḷ.aṃonika
 We played a game of tag in the moonlight last night.Kōmwōj ar aṃoot ilo meram eo boñ.anoot
 He played solitaire and reached his goal. [He played "out" and went out.]Ear kawūjwūj im auj.auj
 He played solitaire and reached his goal. [He played "out" and went out.]Ear kawūjwūj im auj.auj
 They played ejjōbaō till nightfall.Raar ejjōbaō ḷọk em boñ.ejjōbaō
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playerWhen the harmonica player played his harmonica we were all flabbergasted.Ri-aṃonika eo eḷak kōjañ aṃonika eo nejin, kōmwōj eppaḷ.aṃonika
 He used to be a baseball player during Japanese times.Ejọ ri-iakiu raan ko an ri-Nibboñ.jọ
 I have a Japanese record playerJuon eṇ nejū jukoñki in Japan.jukoñki
playersThe kick ball players are out there waiting for you to start the game.Ri-anidep ro raṇ rej kōttar eok bwe ren jinoe.anidep
 They are the volleyball players.Ri-balebọọḷ ro raṇbaḷebọọḷ
 American baseball players are fantastic.Ekappaḷpaḷ iakiuin likao in Amedka.iakiu
 The baseball players from America.Ri-iakiu ro jān Amedka.iakiu
 Not all the players came because the spectators got on and took up all the room.Ejab maattok rukkure ro bwe raalwōj ro rouwe em kaddoujuj.kaddoujuj
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playgroundThis playground is very hard.Emake ñūñ kūraanto in.ñūñ
playingThe children and playing and dangling on the leaves of the coconut tree.Ajri ro raṇ rej ikkure im allitoto ilo kimejān ni eṇ.allitoto
 How about playing that song on the harmonica for us.Aṃonikaiktok ṃōk al ṇeaṃonika
 John is playing volleyball now.Jọọn ej baḷebọọl kiiō.baḷebọọḷ
 They were playing baseball when I headed over here,” he said. P465Raar iakiu wōt ke ij itok,” eba.iakiu
 That boy is always playing baseballEiakiuiu ḷadik eṇ.iakiu
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playsHe used to be very athletic but now he is one of those who seldom plays.Ear kanooj ikkurere ak kiiō ej juon iaan ri-jọkkurere raṇ.jọkkurere
 He plays guitar well.Eḷap an jeḷā kūta.kūta
 He's always falling on his back when he plays.Errotaktak ñe ej kukure (ikkure).rotak
pleaShe kept crying despite my plea for her to stop.Iṃōk in ba en jab jañ ak pen in deo an jañ.pen in deo
pleadedSo the pipes are shot? There’s no way you can fix them?” the Captain pleaded with Father. P730Rōlukkuun ban tōprak baib kaṇe ke? Ta ejjeḷọk kōl eṇ kwōmaroñ kōṃṃane bwe ren ṃōṃane ke?” Kapen eo eowar ñan Jema.owar
pleasantlyJust 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
PleasePacify him. Please quiet the baby.Kwōn kaaenōṃṃane.aenōṃṃan
 Please make his pants' waist narrowerKwōj ja kaaidiki ḷọk lukwōn jedọujij e an.aidik
 Please put scrapings of sweet smelling drift nut on his flower wreath.Ajete tok ṃōk wūt e wūtin.ajet
 Please use chopsticks to serve me a little rice.Ajiiki tok ṃōk jidik raij.aji
 Please put together a flower bud wreath for my girlfriend.Alboketok ṃōk juon wūtin ledik eṇ jera.albok
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pleasingThe violet shade of that dress is pleasing.Eṃṃan an pipiolōtlōt (ippiolōtlōt) nuknuk ṇepiolōt
plentifulIs the white parrotfish plentiful on the ocean side of the island?Eaḷakiie ke ek mouj ilikin āninaḷakiie
 What happened to make it plentiful?Ta eo ekaaḷaikiieiki?aḷakiie
 Aur has the most plentiful barracuda on its oceanside.Jijureretata (Ijjureretata) likin Aur.jure
plentyThe narrow gashes in the reef around this island have plenty of fish.Elōñ ek ilowaan addiin likin āninaddi
 This island has plenty of ground wells.Eaebōj-laḷe āninaebōj-laḷ
 There's plenty of aikūtōkōd fish at the lagoon side of the island.Eaikūtōkōde arin āninaikūtōkōd
 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
 That woman has plenty of food because she own lots land tracts.Ejeban kōrā eṇ bwe eḷap an bwidej.jeban
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plotDo you know how to plot a course on the chart?Kwōjeḷā ke kōttōbalbal?kōttōbalbal
 Let's clear up this plot of land.Jen kōmaajaje ḷain in.maaj
pluckCould you pluck out the fish's eyes and bring them here.Itūki tok mejān ek ṇeitūk
pluckedThe bad guys plucked out the prisoners' toe nails.Ri-nana ro raar tūṃwi akkiin neen ri-kalbuuj ro.akkiin ne
 They plucked out eyes of the fish.Raar ititūki mejān ek ko.itūk
 They plucked out Samson's eyes.Raar itūk(i) mejān Jaṃjen.itūk
 He plucked the sprouts up before they grew to be trees.Ear wūji ḷor ko ṃokta jān aer kilepḷọk im erom wōjke.ḷor
 Who plucked this frond and scattered leaves all over the place?Wōn e ear tōtemakilkil (ettemakilkil) kimej ṇa ije?tōtemakil
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pluckingThey're plucking chickensRej katūṃtūṃ bao.tūṃtūṃ
plumberJohn is a plumber.John ej juon ri-baib.baib
plunderNow plunder all the goods.Koṃwin kab rakōme aolep ṃweiukrakōm
plunderedThe place has been plundered.Eṃōj rakimi jikin eo.rakim
plungedHe ran and plunged into the lagoon.Ear roḷọk iar.roḷọk
pluralFrom then on, we stopped cooking rice. P1012 (ammem and kijemmem are (E) first person plural exclusive forms)Jān iien eo im wōnṃaan ḷọk ekar bōjrak ammem kōmat kijemmem raij.am
 Have you (plural) a calendar for this year?Eor ke ami kōḷōṇta in iiō in?kōḷōṇta
plywoodThis plywood is warped.Ebok bwiḷāwut e.bok
 Don't put the plywood under the rain otherwise it will warp.Kwōn jab ute bwiḷāwut ṇe im kaboke.bok
 Unroll our sleeping mats on the plywood on the port side and lie down. P556Eḷḷọkwe jaki kaṇe kinierro ioon būlāwūt kaṇe i retam im babu.būḷāwūt
 The ceiling in this room has been covered with plywood.Eṃōj būḷāwūti tōrakin ruuṃ in.būḷāwūt
 That plywood is flexible.Eḷap an pedañōtñōt būḷāwut ṇepedañōtñōt
pm was in charge of the 8 pm to 12 midnight shift.Iar lale jep eo ilo 8 awa jota ñan 12 lukwōn boñ.jep
pocketThere's sand inside my pants pocket.Eborbore lowaan bōjọ e .bor
 Father took a match out of his pants pocket and lit the lamp. P140Jema ekwaḷọk juon mājet jān bōjọọn jedọujij eo an im tile ḷaaṃ eo.bōjọ
 I only knew this because I saw him stick his hand in his pocket and take out a cigarette and a match. P768Unin ba men in kōnke ikar lo an rwe bōjọ eo an im kwaḷọk jikka eo kijen im juon mājet.bōjọ
 What is that jingling in your pocket?Ta kaṇe rej kokorkor (ekkorkor) ilo bōjọ ṇe am?kokorkor
 I only knew this because I saw him stick his hand in his pocket and take out a cigarette and a match. P768Unin ba men in kōnke ikar lo an rwe bōjọ eo an im kwaḷọk jikka eo kijen im juon mājet.rore
pocketsHe carries cigarettes in his pockets.Ej kōbbōjọjo jikka.bōjọ
pointMy pencil has a blunt point.Eaiḷip bōran pinjeḷ e .aiḷip
 There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859Ejej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.jerbal
 Point the gun upward.Kajitlōñḷọk bu ṇejitlōñ
 Kaena Point. The road around Kaena Point is bumpy.Ekaj iaḷ eṇ ilokajkaj
 Kaena Point. The road around Kaena Point is bumpy.Ekaj iaḷ eṇ ilokajkaj
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pointedHe's always using blunt pointed spearsEj kaaiḷḷipi ṃaan ṃade kaṇ an.aiḷip
 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
 What are those things that are pointed upwardTa kaṇ rej jitlōñḷọk?jitlōñ
 He pointed out two buoys in the pass. P508Ejitōñ ḷọk ruo buwae rej pād i lowaan to eo.jitōñ
 Hey, what are those!” the Boatswain was almost overcome with excitement as he pointed at the ocean. P996O, a ta kākaṇe!” Bojin eo eraññōḷọk im jitōñ ḷọk ioon lọjet.raññōḷọk
pointingYou should have the canoe facing east, with the end pointing eastwardKwōn kōjeḷtakḷọk wa eṇ bwe en jitōñ ḷọk reaar.jaḷtak
 Lay the baby with its head pointing northwardKajitniñeañḷọk niñniñ ṇejitniñeañ
 He is lying with his head pointing northwardḶeeṇ ej babu im jitniñeañ.jitniñeañ
 The tree fell with its top pointing northwardNi eo eoḷọk im jitniñeañ.jitniñeañ
 All boats are pointing eastAolep wa im jitōñ rear.jitōñ
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pointsWhy do you want pencils with blunt points?Etke kwōkaaiḷḷip bōran pinjeḷ?aiḷip
 I 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
 Professors came from the University of Hawai‘i and instructed the representatives on important points of how to meet and hold legislative sessions. S16Ear itok ri-kaki jān Iuunibōjiti eṇ an Awai im raar katakin ri-pepe ro wāween kwelọk im bar men ko jet eḷap tokjāer ñan kōṃṃani kwelọk ko an kien.pepe
poiseShe's got poise. She's tactful.Ejeḷā kōppeḷak lieṇ.jeḷā kōppeḷak
poisedHe's standing poised to fight.Ḷeo ej kattūkat im pojak in ire.kakkōt
 His was the circling movement of an agile person such that he didn't fall but stood poised and ready.Itūrrọọlin util de eo, eñeo ejab pedo ak ejutak wōt im pojak.itūrrọọl
poisonThe poison killed and scattered piles of corpses all over the village.Baijin eo ekaajeḷḷāiki bukwōn eo.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
 Stone fish poison causes swelling.Baijin in ṇo ekabbōjbōj.bōbōj
 The poison from the stone fish made his foot swell.Baijin in ṇo eo ekabbōj neen.bōbōj
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poisonedI ate crab and got poisoned.Iar ṃōñā baru im iabaru.iabaru
 Eat just a tiny bit of that fish and you'll be poisoned.Jibbūñ wōt aṃ ṃōñā jān ek ṇe ak kwokadōk.jibbūñ
 I got poisoned by the fish.Iar kadeke ek eo.kadek
poisonousThere are many poisonous fishElōñ ek ikaarar.ek
 The fish of this islet are not poisonous.Ejjab ikaarar ikōn āniinikaarar
 The fish around this islet are very poisonous.Eḷap an ikaarar ikōn āninikaarar
 The fish around this islet are a lot more poisonous than before.Eḷap an ikaarare ḷọk iken āniinikaarar
 What makes the fish around this islet poisonous?Ta ṇe ej kaikaarare iken āniinikaarar
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PokePoke it with that stick.Kwōn aruji kōn aḷaḷ ṇearar
 Don't poke the cake.Jab tuññūli keek ṇetuññūli
pokerI pass (in poker).Etal wōt bwe ibaaj.baaj
 I called and I got wiped out. (Poker game)Iar wadu im jeddaṃ.jeddaṃ
 He always loses at poker.Elluujuj ḷeeṇ ilo pile.luuj
pokingWhy don't you stop poking my side?Kwōjaam iuun katū?iuun
 Why don't you stop poking my side?Kwōn bōjrak jān aṃ iuun katū?iuun
 Keep poking at it so it'll come out.Kwōn lekōne wōt bwe en waḷok.lekōn
 Be careful of poking your bare hand into holes or eels will bite you.Lale aṃ rore (errwe) bwe ṃaj enāj kij peiṃ.rore
PoleIt is said that there is always ice on the water at the North Pole.Rej ba eaiji ioon dān ilo North Pole aolep iien.aij
 Lower that pole.Kwōn dọuk bwā ṇededọdo
 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
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pole-lineThe fish I hooked must have been a big one since it broke my pole-line.Joñan an ḷap ek eo eetal eake mejje eo .mejje
polesThe men are fishing with poles at the ocean side.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej kappej lik.kappej
policeThe police nabbed the robber was before he got away.Bwilijmāāṇ ro raaiti ri-kọọt eo ṃokta jān an ko.ait
 The police escorted the president.Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar apare būrejtōn eo.apar
 The police suspect that he is the one who stole the money.Bwilijmāāṇ ro rej eṇake ḷeo ke e eo ear kọọti ṃani ko.eṇak
 The police caught him stealing.Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar kōpāte an kọọt.pāte
 The police take turns standing guard.Bwilijmāāṇ ro rej kajjojo waj.waj
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policemanEach policeman had a night stick.Aolep bwilijmāāṇ rej kajjo aḷaḷin deñdeñ.aḷaḷ in deñdeñ
 They made faces at the policeman.Raar kaūūk bwilijmāāṇ eo.kaū
policemenCall the policemen to take care of the drunkards who are fighting.Kairuj tok bwilijṃāāṇ bwe ren lale ri-kadek rej ire.iruj
 Never mind policemen whenever you come into my mind (words from a song).Jekdọọn būlijmāāṇ ñe kwōj jiktok.jekdọọn
 The policemen interrogated the robber.Bilijmāāṇ ro raar kajitūkin ri-kọọt eo.kajitūkin
polingWhat are you poling the canoe with?Ta ṇe kwōj kōbōjbōje wa ṇe kake?kōbōjbōj
polioThe boy has polio.Eboḷio ḷadik eo.boḷio
 The injection he got gave him polio.eo ear bōke ear kabolioiki.boḷio
 Major diseases such as polio and tuberculosis have all come from foreign countries. S7Nañinmej ko rōḷḷap rej aolep itok jān aelōñ in pālle, ainwōt polio kab tiipi.nañinmej
PolishPolish your shoes.Kōjjatōltōli juuj kaṇe aṃ.jatōltōl
polishingStop being like children polishing applesKoṃwin jab kappok ami jide im āinwōt ñe koṃ ajri.kappok jide
polkaShe wore a yellow polka dot bikini.Ear pikinni kōn juon nuknuk iaḷo tiltil.tiltil
PonapeanI don't know too much Ponapean.Ij jab daan jeḷā kajin Boonpe.daan
 The Ponapean languageKajin Boonpe.kajin
PonapeansLots of Ponapeans in the Marshalls.Elōñ ri-Boonpe ṂajeḷBoonpe
pondGo fish for red squirrel fish in that pond.Etal in kaaelbūrōrōik tok ḷwe eṇ.aelbūrōrō
 Why are you bailing out the pond?Ta wūnin aṃ ālurḷọk ḷwe ṇeālur
 The pond is full of water.Ekōlōk ḷwe eo kōn dān.kōlōk
 Don't agitate the water in that pond.Jab kaliṃaajṇoṇouk lowaan naṃ ṇeliṃaajṇoṇo
pongHe is expert at ping pong.Eṃōkade ilo piimboñ.ṃōkade
pontoonsThere are lots of pontoons on this atoll.Eḷap an bōbaantuunun (ebbaantunuun) aelōñ in.baantuun
 Did you look for pontoons.Kwaar kōbaantuun ke?baantuun
 Did you look for pontoons for our water container?Kwar kabaantuun tok ke ad baantuun nien dān?baantuun
poolLet's pool our money to buy an engine.Jen aini ṃani kein ad im wiaiki juon injin.ae
 Let's take the bus to the Boat Pool.Jen baj ḷọk ñan Bootbuuḷ.baj
 Look at the fish in that pool.Lale ek eṇ ilo jalōb eṇ.jalōb
 I used to swim in the salt-water pool that lies between Jenkā and Ḷōtoonke when I went with my parents to make copra at Jālukra wāto (on Emejwa Islet on Likiep).Ijọ kōn tutu ilo naṃ eṇ ikōtaan Jenkā im Ḷōtoonke tōre ko kōmjel jinō im jema kar jokwe im kowainini ilo Jālukra.naṃ
poolsThere are lots of pools on the ocean side of this islet.Eḷap an jejalōblōb (ejjalōblōb) likin āninjalōb
 The pools on the ocean side of Wotje are big.Jalōb in likin Wōjjā reḷḷap.jalōb
 Those men are spear fishing in the reef pools on the ocean side.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej turọñ ilo jalōb eṇ ilik.jalōb
poorWe feel poor and lonely because we don't have people around.Āinwot jejeraṃōl kōn an ejjeḷọk armej.jeraṃōl
 Help the poor.Jipañ ro rijjeraṃōl.jeraṃōl
 They are giving food to the poor peopleRej naajdik rijeraṃōl ro.jeraṃōl
 The typhoon made the people poor.Taibuun ear kōjeraṃōl armej ro.jeraṃōl
 What makes you such a poor fishermanTa ṇe ej kōjakoṇkoṇ eok.jọkoṇkoṇ
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poorlyThe dishes you washed are the most poorly cleanedJālōt tata kein ṃōñā kwaar kwaḷi.jālōt
 See how poorly you washed those clothes!Lale kwaar kōjālōt aṃ kwaḷ nuknuk kaṇe.jālōt
 You fit the lumber together poorly.Ejakoṇ aṃ karōk aḷaḷ kaṇe.jọkoṇ
 The interior of the house is poorly organizedEjakoṇ karōk lowaan ṃweojọkoṇ
 Why does the door fit so poorly?Ta ṇe ej kōjakoṇ kōjām ṇejọkoṇ
popCan you please pop the blisters on my back?Kwōmaroñ ke kāilili likū?il
 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
poppedIt popped.Ennoñoḷọk.noñ
 I had just gotten there when the boat engine popped and started. P315Ij tōpar ḷọk wōt ijo ak ebbūkḷọk injin eo an wa eo im jọ.būkkūḷọk
PoppingPopping sounds kept coming out of the forest fire.Eṇṇọbṇab buḷōn kōḷọk eo.ṇọb
populaceThe island populace were agitated by the sighting of a sail.Ejjeikik ri-āneo ke ejeḷo.jejeikik
popular"It's quite clear that the north star shines brightly" —words from a popular contemporary song.Alkarkar ke ijuun eañ erabōlḷọk.alkarkar
 The old woman performed the anointing treatments on the child so that she would grow up popular.Lōḷḷap eo ar anjin kōkpitpiti (ekkapitpiti) ajri eo bwe en lelejkōnkōn (ellejkōnkōn).kōkapit
 They made him popular.Raar kọwōlbouki.wōlbo
 Her cookies were so popular I didn't get a chance to taste any.Joñan an ennọ kuki ko an ijab aṃwijjidikaṃwijjidik
 However, Ṃūttūūri is the most popular with women.Ak taḷe tata Ṃūttūūritaḷe
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popularityHis popularity made him win the last election.Aneptokin ekōṃṃan an maroñ tōprak ilo ekkāālel eo ḷọkaneptok
 I'm not here for a popularity contestIj jab itok bwe in jiāe kaaneptok.aneptok
 Your live like you're in a popularity contestKwōj mour in ri-kaaneptok.aneptok
populationWhat is the population of the Marshalls?Jete armej in Ṃajōḷjete
 We'll appropriate the money according to population.Jenaaj kōjjemọọje ṃani kein ekkar ñan joñan armej.kōjjemọọj
porchThe porch of the chief's house was reinforced before the typhoon.Eaunwōḷāiki etōñaakin ṃweo iṃōn irooj eo ṃokta jān an taibuun.añinwoḷā
porcupineThe porcupine fish of Likiep are huge.Elḷap jabōnke in likin Likeip.jabōnke
 They are hunting for porcupine fishRej kōjabōnke.jabōnke
poresWe have pores in our skin.Eor rọñ-jiddik ikilid.rọñ
porkThose responsible for boiling the pork are not here.Ri-ainbat piik ro rejako.ainbat
 They bring chickens, pork, breadfruit, and all kinds of food and handicraft. S4Rej bōk waj bao im piik im im aolep kain ṃōñā, kab amiṃōṇo.amiṃōṇo
 The pork tastes raw.Ebbūramejmej piik in.būbūramejmej
 Be careful that pork doesn't get a tainted flavor.Lale bwe en jab ibbūrọrọ piik ṇe. būbrọrọ
 Don't give that pork a tainted flavor.Lale bwe kwōn jab kabbūrọrọik piik ṇebūbrọrọ
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porpoisesThey caught twenty porpoises by the jibke method.Ḷōṃaro raar jibkeik rōñoul ke.jibke
 The small porpoises are in motion, off Nakwōpe everything's fine for the o birds (to feed). (words from a chant about the sign.)Kōṃṃakūtkūt ke dikdik ko, ilikin Nakwōpe eṃṃan o.Nakwōpe
portUnroll our sleeping mats on the plywood on the port side and lie down. P556Eḷḷọkwe jaki kaṇe kinierro ioon būlāwūt kaṇe i retam im babu.būḷāwūt
 What will be that ship's first port of call?Ia eṇ wa eṇ enaaj ṃalōke ṃōṃkaj (eṃṃōkaj)?ṃalōk
 They are looking for stevedores for the ship in port.Rej kappok okun bade ñan wa eṇ i ar.okun bade
 When there's a Navy ship in port, sailors are all over the place.Ñe ej or waan Nepi, ettileñeñ jeḷa.tileñeñ
 The canoes are sailing downwind with their sails on the port and the outrigger on the starboard side.Wa ko kaṇ rej tōmeañ toḷọk.tōmeañ
portableToo bad we don’t have a portable kerosene stove.” P805Iọkwe bwe en kar or obwin ej kōjerbal karjin im jemaroñ bōkto-bōktak.”bōk
portionThat's the unused portion of it.Joñan eo ej jañin kōkaan (ekkaan) ṇejañin kōkaan
 They are completing the lower portion of the canoe.Rej kadedeikḷọk jiṃ eo an wa eṇ.jiṃ
 Take two keys of that pandanus as your portion.Bōk ruo daaṃ wūd ilo bōb ṇewūd
portraitWhy are they putting flowers around the portrait?Etke rej kọutut(i) pija eṇ?utut
PortugueseMany are part Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese, and also from other countries of origin. S3Elōñ apkaaj in Nippoñ, Jāmne, Jeina, Bodeke, im bar elōñ laḷ.apkaaj
 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
 The Portuguese men-o'-war on the ocean side of this islet really sting.Eḷap an idid aolōkin likin āninidid
 Be careful or that Portuguese man-o'-war might sting you.Lale aolōk eide eok.idid
 After living a while in Hawaii he could pass for a Portuguese.Eḷak to an pād Awai, epeljo ippān ri-Boodke raṇ.peljo
positionDon't light the lamp or it will give away our position.Lale koṃ ar kabbōle ḷaṃ ṇe bwe rōnaaj lo kōj.bōbōl
 We are in a helpless position.Etabuuk kōj.tabu
positiveI am positive.” P898Ijeḷā.”jeḷā
 He never underestimates anyone. He is quite positive.Ejaje atowaan nan jidik. atowaan
 The Irooj rewarded (transplanted) his navigator with that piece of land due to his positive service as such.Irooj eo ear katlepe ri-kaijikmeto eo an ilo wāto eṇ kōn an eṃṃan an jerbal. kajikmeto
possesiveDon't be so possesive of him.Kwōn jab kaerer ippān.kaerer
possessThey possess her and she is crazy.Rourōt lieṇ im ewūdeakeak.urōt
possessedShe's possessed by a sea demon.Ekwōjenmeto lieṇ.kwōjenmeto
 He’s been possessed by ghosts but he’ll be okay.” P1063Emejatoto jidik ak enaaj eṃṃan.mejatoto
 She's possessed by ghosts.Emejatoto lieṇ.mejatoto
 He is possessed by a demon.Emọk tiṃoṇ ṇa ippān.mọk
 She was possessed.Rōtuwe lio.tuwe
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possessesBecause he possesses the intuition and knowledge of Marshallese navigation, he can sense that a boat is off its course even while he's inside the boat.Kōn an jeḷā kabuñpet emaroñ pād ilowaan juon wa im jeḷā ke ebōd kooj eo an.kabuñpet
possessionShould there be laws against the possession of arms by the citizens?Ej aikuj ke wōr kien ṇae bōkkāwūdik?bōkkāwūdik
possessionsHe has lots of possessions.Eḷap an balle kōn ṃweiukballe
 His trip to other countries gave him an intense desire for possessions.Etal eo an ñan aelōñ kaṇ ekipele bwe en bōballele (ebballele). balle
 Because his interest in worldly possessions was too much, we did not pay too much attention to what he was saying.Kōn an tar jān joñan an ḷeo bōballele, kōṃwōj kar jab kanooj eḷḷọk ñan men ko ej ba.balle
 He's gloating over his possessions.Ejuwaḷōñḷōñ kōn ṃweiuk kaṇ an.juwaḷōñḷōñ
 They gave them material possessions from their store.Raar ṇaṃweieer ḷọk jān iṃōn wia eo aer.ṇaṃweien
possessiveDon't be so possessive.Kwōn jab kaaerer.aer
 An overly possessive womanRūkkaaerer in kōrā.aer
 She's more possessive than way back when.Eaillilōkḷọk jān etto.aililōk
 He is jealous and possessive of his wife.Eḷap an arōk kōrā ḷeeṇarōk kōrā
 What causes him to be so possessive of his wife?Ta ṇe ear kōkaerere bwe en jab jejḷọk jān lieṇ ippān?kaerer
possibilitiesBut don’t forget the old saying staying within the realm of possibilities is short, but being adrift like this is long’; when you guys fill the boat with scrap, it will be more dangerous.” P99Ak jab meḷọkḷọk naan eo an rūtto ro, ekadu tōllọk in a eaetok peḷọk in’ ñe koṃ ḷokan kanne wa ṇe kōn jọkpej, ej kab naaj kauwōtataḷọk wōt.”kauwōtata
possibleIt's absolutely the lowest possible tideEjej wōt rojin.roj
postUse a post to keep that breadfruit branch from breaking down.Kwōn jurōk raan ṇe kōn aḷaḷ ṇe bwe en jab bwilọk.jurōk
 Let's go see if we got mail at the post officeKōjro tōn kōlōta ilo iṃōn lōta eṇ.lōta
 I'm fixing the post in the ground here.Ij katōte joor e ije.tōt
postponeWe'll postpone the birthday party.Jenaaj tọre ṃaanḷọk keemem in.tọrtọr
postsHe's installing posts in the house.Ej joore ṃweeṇjoor
 That house has lots of posts.Ejoore ṃweeṇjoor
 Put up those posts.Kajuuri joor kaṇe.kajjuur
 They are putting up posts.Rej kajjuur joor.kajjuur
potCook it in the pot for me.Ainbate tok.ainbat
 A pot for cooking fish.Ainbatin kōmat ek.ainbat
 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
 There's a pot full of cooked Anbūri pandanus and help yourself if want to.Lale ainbatin anbūri ṇe im wōdwōd ñe kwokōṇaan.Anbūri
 Take that pot off the fire.Kwōn kaatuwe ainbat ṇeato
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potableThe water from the ground wells at Majuro is potable.Aebōj-laḷin Mājro ennọ kobbaer.aebōj-laḷ
potatoesPeel the potatoes.Ākili (kakili) piteto kaṇe.ākilkil
 You cut those potatoes too thick.Eḷap aṃ bukwelepi piteto kaṇe.bukwelep
 They are peeling just a few potatoes.Rej kakilkil piteto.kakilkil
 Did you pick out some good potatoes yetEṃōj ke aṃ kāālōt jet piteto?kōkāālel
 Let's go shop for some potatoes.Kōjro ilān kapiteto.piteto
potionLove potion.Wūno in kọwōlbobo.wōlbo
 He wouldn't gotten to first base with that beautiful woman if it wasn't for his love potion.Ḷeo eban kar tōprak ippān kōrā deọeo eṇ ñe bōkā eo kapiten en kar jab kōtaḷeiki.taḷe
 The young man is trying to attract ladies with his native potion.Likao eo eṇ ej kōttaḷeḷe kōn bōkāñaj eṇ kapitōn.taḷe
potsWhere is the person who puts pots on cooking pits?Ewi rūttaake eo?tōtaak
PoundPound it on the anvil for me.Kwōn aṃbōḷetok ñan ñaaṃbōḷ
 Pound it on the anvil.Kwōn noe ioon aṃbōḷ ṇeaṃbōḷ
 Pound the breadfruit.Kapipāik kaṇe.kapipā
 Pound it till it cracks.Aṃaiki im kakōke.kōk
 Pound it well so it becomes paste.Kwōn lukkuun liji bwe en mālij.lij
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poundedNext it is preserved with breadfruit leaves and coconut fronds, then pounded and again covered with leaves and buried. S28Ṃōjin rej kōbọrōke kōn bōlōk in im kimej, innām rej jukjuki im bar kūtimi kōn bōlōk im kalbwini.bọrōk
 Next it is preserved with breadfruit leaves and coconut fronds, then pounded and again covered with leaves and buried. S28Ṃōjin rej kōbọrōke kōn bōlōk in im kimej, innām rej jukjuki im bar kūtimi kōn bōlōk im kalbwini.jukjuk
 Next it is preserved with breadfruit leaves and coconut fronds, then pounded and again covered with leaves and buried. S28Ṃōjin rej kōbọrōke kōn bōlōk in im kimej, innām rej jukjuki im bar kūtimi kōn bōlōk im kalbwini.kallib
 The judge got mad and pounded the mallet on his desk.Jāj eo ellu im ḷwūji eoon tebōḷ eo an.ḷwūj
 Have these pandanus leaves been pounded?Eṃōj ke an nin maañ ?nin
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poundingWould you like to be assigned the task of pounding things on the anvil?Kwokōṇaan ke ri-aṃbōḷ?aṃbōḷ
 Quit pounding cause you're getting on my nerves.Kwōn jab didipiñpiñ (iddipiñpiñ) bwe jouwaroñ.didipiñpiñ
 They are pounding the breadfruit.Rej jukjuki ko.jukjuk
 Ailuk people are always pounding breadfruitRi-Aelok rōkadik jijijukjuk (ijjijukjuk).jukjuk
 What are you pounding?Ta ṇe kwōj jukjuke?jukjuk
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pourBe careful they don't pour apples on your head.Lale raabōḷe bōraṃ.abōḷ
 Pour ice cream on his cake for him.Aijkudiimi ḷọk keek ṇe kijen.aij kudiiṃ
 Use the funnel and pour me five gallons of gas.Kwōn banōḷe tok ḷalem kōḷanin kiaaj.banōḷ
 Pour off the excess.Lutōkḷọk bwe ṇebwe
 Use the bowl to pour water with.Kwōn kōjerbal booḷ ṇe im jọjo kake.jọjo
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pouredI 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
 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
 I held the funnel and Father poured the contents into the tank of the engine. P590 P590Idāpij banōḷ eo im Jema elutōk tok men eo kobban ñan lowaan tāāñ eo an injin eo.lilutōk
 How come I was so close to the tank and yet I did not hear the sound of gasoline gurgling as it was being poured into it?” P592Etke ilukkuun epaake tāāñ eo ak ikar jab roñ ainikien an kokopkop ke ej tōteiñ?”kokopkop
pouringAnd soon it’s going to start pouring again. P727Kab ke ṃōttan jidik elutōk lañ.lañ
 The roll of the boat back and forth on the waves started to intensify, and the water inside the boat splashed and sprayed me and Father until we were soaking wet, but the liquid we were pouring from the can never once spilled over. P595Eḷak bar ḷapḷọk an lelāle im ṃōt wa eo, dān eo lowa ejjādbūtbūt im kōṃro Jema ṇok ak ejab lilutōktōk dān eo kōṃro ej teiñi ḷọk ñan lowaan tāāñ eo.lelāle
 It was raining cats and dogs—so hard that it was like someone was pouring water on the cabin and the deck. P765Joñan aer mejel, āinwōt ñe ej lutōk leplep dān ioon ṃweo im ioon teek barāinwōt.lilutōk
PowderPowder the baby.Kwōn bọutaik niñniñ eo.bọuta
 Cement powder is all over the inside of the house.Ejjimeṇeeṇ lowaan ṃweojimeeṇ
PowderedPowdered soapJoob bọuta.joob
powerThe spiritual power of a great black magician.Abōnān ṇakṇōkabōn
 That chief carries power in his words.Eaejemjem an irooj eṇ naan.aejemjem
 He has the power to cast spells.Eḷap an anitta.anitta
 The special power of that chief can make you sick (if you have displeased him).Aon irooj eṇ ekọkkure.ao
 He has no power to do anything.Ejjeḷọk an maroñ in kōṃṃan jabdewot.ejjeḷọk
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powerfulThe towing of a tugboat is powerful.Aikin takbout ekajoor.aik
 There is no other chanter whose incantation is as powerful as that woman's incantation.Ejjeḷọk ri-allōk mālkwōjin an allōk wōt lieñ.allōk
 The searchlight on the ship is very powerful.Eḷap an kajoor jatiraito eo ilo wa eo.jatiraito
 John's young son was powerful.Armej kijoñjoñ likao eo nejin Jọọn.kijoñ
 He's such a powerful individualEḷajjuur wōt eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan).ḷajjuur
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powersThe sorcerer has such great powers.Ekajoor wōt abōnān rūanijnij eo.abōn
 You'll never know the secrets of their spiritual powers.Kwoban jeḷā abnāer.abōn
 The powers of the didiiñ cult are miraculous.Maroñ kaṇ an didiiñ rōkabwilōñlōñ.didiiñ
 Etao was a real rascal and his powers were amazing. S13Etao kar lukkuun ri-nana im maroñ ko an rōkanooj in kabwilōñlōñ.Etao
 Etao was a real rascal and his powers were amazing. S13Etao kar lukkuun ri-nana im maroñ ko an rōkanooj in kabwilōñlōñ.kabwilōñlōñ
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poxHe had chicken pox last year.Ear bok(e) ilo iiō eo ḷọkbok
 His body is covered with pox.Eboke ānbwinninbok
 Don't go to his room otherwise you will get the poxKwōn jab etal ñan ruuṃ eṇ an bwe enaaj kabok eok.bok
 The child has the chicken pox.Ebok aidik ajiri eo.bok aidik
 John didn't go to school because he got the small pox.Ebokḷap John im ear jab jikuuḷ.bokḷap
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practicallyThe wind blew so hard it was practically a typhoon.Joñan an ḷap kōto, kiōk taibuun.kiōk
practiceIt's hard to back-kick if you don't practice.Epen jaṃlik ñe kwōj jab kamminene.jaṃlik
 Don't stop running and get out of practice!Kwōn jab bōjrak jān aṃ ettōr im kōjammineneik eok jān am ettōr.jāmminene
 He started to practice guitarEar jino kamminene katak kūta.miminene
 You ought to make it a practice to get up early.Kwōn kammineneik eok ruj in jibboñ tata.miminene
 Practice and warm up for a while.Kwōn kōmmālmel im kapet peiṃ.pet pā
practicingPreserve the Marshallese custom of taking care of your relatives by practicing itKōjparok ṃantin Ṃajeḷ im jeḷā aerṃwe.aerṃwe
 Practicing traditional medicine is reserved for a select few. S8Jerbal in wūnook armej an jejjo wōt.jejjo
 Practicing traditional medicine is reserved for a select few. S8Jerbal in wūnook armej an jejjo wōt.wūno
practicionersAs a result, soon there will no longer be any living practicioners of Marshallese medicine. S8Kōn men in, ṃōttan jidik ejjeḷọk ri-wūno ej mour wōt kiiō.ṃōttan jidik
 These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.ṇōṇooj
 These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.wūno
praetorianHe's the praetorian guard for the chief.Ḷeeṇ ri-kabbōjrak an irooj.bōjrak
praiseDon't praise me too much or it will bring me bad luck.Kwōn jab kokọọl (ekkọọl).kokọọl
 Praise the Lord.Roḷọke etan Irooj.roḷọk
praisedIt’s true you haven’t lost your expertise,” Father praised him. P209Mool ke ej jañin jako jeḷā ko aṃ,” Jema enebare.nebar
praisingThey are singing and praising the name of the Lord.Rej al im tūbḷotake etan Irooj.tūbḷotak
praySo the three of us started to pray the rosary. P1179Innem kōmjel kar jino amjel rojōri im jar.am
 Kneel and pray.Kwōn bukwelōlō em jar.bukwelōlō
 And don’t forget to pray before you go to sleep.” P557Kab jab meḷọkḷọk in jar ṃokta jān aṃ kiki.”in
 Let us pray.Jen jar.jar
 You should bow your head and pray.Kwōj aikuj jillọk im jar.jillọk
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prayedSo we went down and prayed the rosary. P949Kōṃro jujen to i lowa im jar in rojeri.rojeri
prayerOkay.” It was easy for the Boatswain to agree to this because he was also a person of prayer. P1077Ekwe,” ekar pidodo an Bojin eo ba bwe bar e ri-jar.jar
prayersIt's your turn to lead the prayers this Sunday.Amiro iien kōṃṃan jar Jabōt in.amiro
 As soon as we were done saying our prayers, I lay back down. P818Ke ej dedeḷọk aṃro jarin kiki, ibar babu ḷọkbabu
 Get up so we can say our prayers first.” P817Jerkak bwe kōjro jarin kiki ṃokta.”jar
 However when I remembered the things I had asked for in my prayers, I started to feel stronger. P953Bōtab iḷak bar ememej tok kajjitōk ko ilo jar ko aō, ibar kajoorḷọk.kajoor
 Son, let’s go down and say our evening prayers because you may want to go to bed soon,” he said. P948Nejū e, kōjro wanlaḷ waj im nokwōnin jota bwe kwōnaaj ḷak baj mejki wōt,” ekar ba.nokwōn
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prayingAfter we were finished praying I was going to try to close my eyes and get some sleep but it was really hard because I kept thinking about how that plane had flown right over us but just kept going and didn’t see us. P952Ālikin aṃro jar, iḷak itōn kar kajjioñ kiil meja in mājur elukkuun pen kōn wōt kar ḷōmṇake an baḷuun eo itok iiom tok im etal wōt ak ejab lo kōm.baḷuun
 They are kneeling and praying.Rej bukwelōlō im jar.bukwelōlō
 The reverend is always praying.Eḷap an jejarjar (ejjarjar) rōplen eo.jar
 The Reverend who came from America is always praying.Jejarjartata (Ejjarjartata) Reverend eo ear itok jān Amedka.jar
 He's praying for idols.Ekabuñ ñan ekōjab.kabuñ
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preachingHis preaching was longer than yours.Eaetokḷọk an kwaḷọk jān kwe.aetok
 That old man is always preaching.Emake jijipiijij (ijjipiijij) aḷap eṇ.jipiij
preciseHe is more precise in his work than before.Ejiṃweḷọk an jerbal jān ṃoktajiṃwe
 He is extremely precise when he counts money.Elukkuun jiṃwe bwini ṃani ko.jiṃwe
predictDon't predict that someone will die.Kwōn jab kajjiṃalele ke enaaj wōr eṇ emej.kajjikur
 Don't try to predict that there will be a typhoon.Kwōn jab kajjiṃaleleik an naaj wōr taibuun.kajjikur
 Go ahead and predict the weather for us since you know more about clouds than I do.Kwōn kōbbaal tok ñan kōjro bwe kwōjaad jeḷā iaarro.kōbbaal
predictedHe predicted the old man's death.Ear kawūjwūji an ḷōḷḷap eo mej.kawūjwūj
 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
predictionMy prediction was correct that you would come.Ejiṃwe wōt kar bōklōkōt ke kwōnaaj kar itok.bōklōkōt
predictsHe is the one who always predicts dire consequences.Ri-kajjiṃalele eo eṇ.kajjikur
preemptingA time will come for those who are always preempting othersEnaaj wōr iien ñan ri-akḷañ.akḷañ
preemptiveYou're so preemptive when I got there you were already there.Baj akḷañūṃ ke iḷak tōparḷọk ijo ibbate eok?akḷañ
 The young men of this atoll are more preemptive.Eakḷañḷọk likao in aelōñin.akḷañ
 How are you going to make him preemptive?Ewi wāween aṃ naaj kaakḷañe?akḷañ
preferWhich one of the shirts do you prefer?Ewi wōt iaan jōōt kwokōṇaan?ewi
 You can sit here or there, wherever you prefer.Komaroñ jijet ijjiiō ak ijjieṇ, ijo wōt kwokōṇaan.ijjiiō
 I prefer sleeping in mats.Eṃṃan wōt kilbur ippa.kilbur
 I prefer dogs to cats as pets.Ikōṇaan wōt nājnej kidu jān kuuj.nājnej
 As we mentioned before, Marshallese today prefer imported foods like rice, flour, sugar, and so forth. S25Āinwōt ad kar ba ṃokta bwe ri-Ṃajeḷ rainin eḷap wōt aer ḷōmṇak kōn ṃōñā in pālle āinwōt raij, pilawā, jukwa im men ko jet.pālle
preferredAll 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
prehistoricThe taste of today's ajbwirōk pandanus is not as good as in the day of Ḷañinni (Ḷañinni was the first prehistoric chief that can be traced back from whom descendants of the present day Kabua chiefly lineage originated.)Ajbwirōkin raan kein ejjab einwōt raan ko an ḶañinniAjbwirōk
prematureHis was a premature deathEmijenatabuñ.mijenatabuñ
prematurelyThe nuts of that coconut tree are always falling down prematurely.Eokkwaḷṃweṃwe leen ni eṇ.kwaḷṃwe
 This nut I'm drinking came down prematurely.Kwaḷṃwe men e ij idaak.kwaḷṃwe
preparationThey stocked the storehouse with food items in preparation for the chief's arrival.Raar kanne ale eo kōn ekkan im pojak ñan irooj eo.ale
 The man is busily moving around in preparation for his fishing trip.Ḷeo eṇ ej jejeikik (