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WThey are cross cousins. (W)Rej rilikin doon.riliki-
waftingThe smell of food cooking is wafting this way from the restaurant.Ejāāleltok nemān iṃōn ṃōñā eṇ.jāālel
 What is this smell wafting this way?Nemān ta in ej jāāleltok?jāālel
 Where is the smell of cooking fish wafting this way from?Nemān uwi in ea in ej jāālel tok?nām
wagesI paid you your wages. I was paid your wages.Eṃōj kōḷḷāik oṇeaṃ.kōḷḷā
 I paid you your wages. I was paid your wages.Eṃōj kōḷḷāik oṇeaṃ.kōḷḷā
waggingThe dog's wagging its tail.Kidu eṇ ej kōjjaaḷaḷe ḷokwankōjjaaḷaḷ
wagonI'll drink for the last time and go on the wagon.Ij kōjjeṃḷọk idaak im joḷọk kadek.kōjjeṃḷọk
WaikikiI was in Hawaii but didn't get near to Waikiki.Iar pād Awai ak ijab poom lo Waikiki.podem
wailDid you hear the siren wail?Kwaar roñ ke jañin jāidiiñ eo?jañ
wailedWhen his diaper got wet, the child wailed.Eḷak tutu kaḷ eo an, erraakak ajri eo.rōraakak
wailingThe siren is wailing.Ejañ jaidiñ eo.jaidiñ
 The siren for starting work is wailing.Jaidiñin jino jerbal eo in ejañ.jaidiñ
waistPlease make his pants' waist narrowerKwōj ja kaaidiki ḷọk lukwōn jedọujij e an.aidik
 What is the size of your waist.Jete ṇe jaijin ipūṃ?ip
 He put his arm around his girlfriend's waist.Ear jelpaake ledik eo jeran.jelpaak
 That young man has a slim waist and broad shoulders.Likao eṇ ekāāj in kabwebwe.kāāj in kabwebwe
 What size is your waist?Ewi dettan lukoṃ?lukwō-
waistsThe drunks has their arms around each other's waists to support themselves.Rūkadek ro raar waanikli doon.waanikli
waitLet's wait for the current to flow out to set sail.Kōjro kaaelik im jerak.aelik
 Let's wait till it cools off first.Kōjro ej ja kaaemed ṃōṃkajaemed
 Let's (the two of us) wait for evening (until it cools off) to go.Kōjro kōttar an aemedḷọk im etal.aemedḷọk
 Let's wait for a good current to set sail.Kōjro kaaeṃṃan im jerak.aeṃṃan
 Wait till it's lost its way before breaking out the aḷeḷeKoṃwin kōttar an ajilowōd im aḷeḷeiki.ajilowōd
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waitedI put the can I had been using to bail water inside the bucket and waited. P682Ijujen kar āte kuwatin ānen eo i lowaan bakōj eo im kōttar.ātet
 I thought you would come and I waited for you.Ibaab kwōnaaj kar itok im iar kōttar.baab
 I waited for you and you didn't show up. In fact, I had come and you were not there.Iar kōttar eok ak kwaar jab itok. Baj ke iar iwōj ak kwaar jako.baj ke
 He waited until they were not paying attention and sneaked away.Ear kōttar aer ṃad im iaḷ aidikḷọk.iaḷ aidik
 I didn’t move; I just stayed where I was and waited. P85Ijab ṃakūtkūt ak ipād wōt ijo im kōttar.ijo
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waiterHe's a waiter at the restaurant.Ej buwae ilo ṃōn ṃōñā eṇ.buwae
waitingThe kick ball players are out there waiting for you to start the game.Ri-anidep ro raṇ rej kōttar eok bwe ren jinoe.anidep
 I am waiting with a gun.Ij apād kake bu e.apād
 I am waiting for him with a gun.Ij apāde ḷeeṇ kōn bu e.apād
 Thank you,” I said to him and hurried back to the boat, because I knew Father and the Boatswain were still waiting. P267Koṃṃool,” iba ñan e im bwijọkorkor meto ḷọk ñan wa eo bwe ijeḷā ke Jema im Bojin eo erro ej kar kōttar wōt.bwijọkorkor
 These are the people we were waiting forErrein armej ro jaar kōttar er.errein
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waitsTime waits for no man.Iien ejjab kōttar juon.iien
wakeHe passed in front of the other boat. (He fed the other boat a wake.)Ear naajdik wa eo juon aod.aod
 Those ships are really stirring up a lot of wake.Ejjeḷọk ḷap in an wa kaṇ bukwaarar.bukwaarar
 I splashed water on him to wake him up.Iar jọuni kōn dān im kọruji.jọjo
 Why didn’t you wake me up before land appeared?” P1232Etke kōmiro kar jab kọruj ṃōṃkaj jān an waḷọk āne?”kōmi
 Wake him up because it's time to go.Kọruji bwe eawa.ruj
wakesHe usually wakes up at noon.Erraeleplep an ruj.raelep
wakingI didn't feel like waking up this morning.Eḷap kar aruñijñij ke ej jibboñ.aruñijñij
 How long were you two going to wait before waking me up?” he said. P1231Enañin to amiro itan kọruj eō?” eba.nañin
 That child keeps waking upEorrujruj ajri eṇ.ruj
walkYou must really be afraid of ghosts since you can't walk to that house at night.Baj abwinmakeiṃ ke kwoban etal ñan ṃweeṇ in boñ.abwinmake
 You walk as slowly as an old man.Ajādikūṃ einwōt ajādikin ḷōḷḷapajādik
 Walk away slowly so they don't notice you.Kwōn ajādik ḷọk bwe ren jab lo eok.ajādik
 Walk away very softly and slowly so they don't notice you.Kwōn ajjādikdik ḷọk bwe ren jab lo eok.ajādik
 You must get him going or it'll get too dark for him to walk homeKwōn kaajādiki bwe enaaj boñe.ajādik
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walkedThey took those who walked with a limp to him so he could give them the treatment they needed.Raar bōkḷọk ri-ajjukub ro bwe en taktōik er.ajjukub
 The soldiers walked proudly down the road.Ealijerḷok an rūttariṇae ro etal ilowaan iiaḷ eo ḷọkalijerḷọk
 Are you hungry?” Father asked me as we walked down the dock. P143Kwoeañden ke?” Jema ekajjitōk ippa ke kōṃro ej etal ioon wab eo ḷọkeañden
 I walked to that small islet during low tide.Iar etal iene ke ej pāāt ñan āneṇetal iene
 He clowned around and walked on his heels.Ear kōṃṃan kōjak im juknene lōñḷọk.juknene
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walkerHe is a walker.Ej juon ri-etetal.etetal
walkingHe must have landed the job since he's walking with a happy gait.Alikkar ke etōprak jerbal eo an bwe etke ealijerḷọk.alijerḷọk
 I last saw him wearing a raincoat and walking under the breadfruit trees in your direction.Iar lo an aḷkootwaj iuṃwin kaṇe waj.aḷkoot
 Where are you walking with your hands behind your back.Kwōj enliklik ḷọk ñan ia.enliklik
 Where are you walking with your hands behind your back?Kwōj enliklik ḷọk ñan ia?enliklik
 That man is always walking with his hands clasped behind him.Ḷeo ekijoñ enliklik eṇ.enliklik
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walksHe walks with a limp.Eajjukub an etetal.ajjukub
 He tends to limp every time he walks.Eajjukubkub ñe ej etetal.ajjukub
 She wiggles when she walks.Ebbōōlōl an etetal.bōbōōlōl
 He is the one who always walks.Ri-etal laḷ eo ṇeetal
 The blind man is using the stick find his way as he walks.Ḷeo epilo ej jatoḷ kōn aḷaḷ eo ilo an etetal.jatoḷ
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wallSeeeveneeeleeveeen,” the man said with all his might, and then threw the dice against the wall of the house. P156Jeeepeniiileeepen,” ḷeo ekate ba innem kad kiin eṃ kōn taij ko.kakkōt
 House wall.Kiin eṃ.kii-
 If I had been slow I would have been thrown against the wall of the boat. P600Ñe ikar ruṃwij inaaj kar patpat ṇa i kiin wa eo.kii-
 Push it against the wall.Kipiniḷọk men ṇe ṇai kiin eṃ.kipin
 What time is it on your clock?” Father asked and stared at a clock hanging the wall of the house. P211Jete awa ilo awa ṇe nejiṃ?” Jema ekajjitōk im kalimjek ḷọk juon awa ej tōtoto ikiin ṃweonāji-
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walletI lost my wallet.Ejako jiipkako eo .jiipkako
 I have only six dollars in my wallet.Ewōr wōt jiljino taḷa ilo waḷōt e .jiljino
 Someone snatched his wallet.Juon eo eliktake jiipkako eo an.liktak
wanderOk, for now I’m going to wander over to that boat and find out what’s going on,” the old man said. P133Ekwe ij ja ajādik tok ṃōk ñan wa eṇ im eọroñ ennaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.ajādik
 Don't let your attention wander.Jab eḷḷọk.el
 Okay, the two of us are going to wander over to him,” Father said. P205Ekwe kōṃro ej ja ajādik tok ñan ippān,” Jema eba.ja
 But for now I’ll wander over to the boat at the end of the island. P119Ak kiiō ij ja jaṃbo tok ñan waan kapin aelōñin e.jaṃbo
 If you didn’t wander around so much and play until it gets dark, you would always know where your Father is,” the Captain said to me. P50Eḷaññe kokadikḷọk aṃ ṃōṃōkadkad im jab kōmarōk wōt kukure, kwōnaaj jeḷā ia eo Jeṃaṃ epād ie aolep iien,” Kapen eo eba tok.marok
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wanderedI wandered from the house.Iar jebwābwe jān ṃweojebwābwe
wanderingWhere are you wandering toKwōj eṃṃōkadkad ḷọk ñan ia?ṃōṃōkadkad
waningWe must revive some of our waning customs such as leep dancing by teaching our children if they don't already know how.Jej aikuj jaruki ṃanit ko ad rōmājkunḷọk im katakin ajri ro nājid leep ñe re jañin kar jeḷā.leep
wantI don't want to see you cry.Iabwin lo aṃ jañ.abōb
 I'm so dizzy I want to throw up.Baj addeboululū ke itōn eṃṃōj.addeboulul
 The coolness I get at this spot makes me want to stay.Aeṃōḷoḷoū ṇa ijin ekōṃṃan abwin etal.aeṃōḷoḷo
 He didn't want to but he did it anywayEaer būruōn ak ear etal wōt im kōṃṃane.aer
 I want to touch shoulders with you.Ikoṇaan aerār waj ippaṃ.aerār
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want toDon't make him want to eat ice cream.Kwōn jab kaijoḷe kōn aijkūriim ṇeijoḷ
wantedHe is not wanted.Ebokbok kōj eṇ an.bokbok
 There were also many people who came with nothing and just wanted to see the boat and were surprised that it was going to sail. P444Elōñ wōt iaan armej rein ejjeḷọk men eṇ rōkar bōktok ak rōkar itok wōt in lale im bwilōñ ke kōmij jerak.bwilōñ
 Maybe they wanted to see if it was soft enough so they could tear it apart. P1002Bōlen rej lale epidodo ke bwe ren kab naaj kar ebaje.ebeb
 Back then if people wanted to go sailing they didn’t have to ask anyone. P397Ñe rūtto ro rejọ kōn kōṇaan jerakrōk rej jab kajjitōk ippān bar juon.jọ
 He said he wanted to cool off a bit in the breeze because he was hot. P492Ekar ba ej kōlladikdik bwe ebwil.leladikdik
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wantingBesides wanting to eat, he also wants to come.Ebarāinwōt kōṇaan itok ijellọkun an kōṇaan ṃōñābarāinwōt
 Why don't you stop wanting to be carried all the time.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kijoñ kuku.kuku
wantsHe's special in that he never wants to get into controversiesEj make wōt ñak aitwerōk.aitwerōk
 No one wants to listen to people quarrel.Jej jab kōṇaan roñjake ri-akwāāl.akwāāl
 She wants to live independently.Ekōṇaan mour in ri-anemkwōj.anemkwōj
 You shouldn't let him do anything he wants now when he's still young because you won't be able to control him when he grows up.En jab ḷap aṃ kaanemkwōje ilo an dik bwe kwōnaaj bane ñe enaaj rūttoḷọk.anemkwōj
 Besides wanting to eat, he also wants to come.Ebarāinwōt kōṇaan itok ijellọkun an kōṇaan ṃōñābarāinwōt
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warStop causing a disturbance or a war may erupt.Jab kōṃṃan aploñloñ bwe enaaj or tariṇae.aploñloñ
 I am very indecisive about going to war.Eḷap bōbōroro (ebbōroro) in etal in tariṇae.bōbōroro
 The war started in 1941Ear buñ pata ilo 1941buñ
 There was a great famine when the war was in full-swing.Ear ḷap kwōle ilo bwiltōñtōñin pata eo.bwiltōñtōñ
 The American soldiers made clear the way for escaping during World War IIRi-Amedka raar kōṃṃan ialan jọọr ilo pata eo.iaḷan jọọr
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wardProvide shelter for the boat to ward off the rain and sun.Ṇaiṃōn wa ṇe bwe en jab kōjeje im ute. ṇaiṃōn
warehouseThe warehouse has been filled with rice.Eṃōj kanne joko eo kōn raij.joko
 That warehouse is for rice only.Joko eṇ ej joko in raij wōt.joko
warmThe 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
 Only the sort of chill one gets on dry land, where a fire can soon warm, not like a chill at sea.Piọ in eppānene.eppānene
 Warm beer always fizzes.Pia māāṇāṇ ejjibjib.jib
 Wait till it gets a little warm and speed it up.Kōttar an māāṇāṇ im jorjore.jorjor
 The engine is warm enough now,” Father said after the engine had been running for a few minutes. P335Ebwe ṇe an injin ṇe kōmmāāṇāṇ,” Jema eba ḷọkin jet minitin an injin eo jọ.māāṇāṇ
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warmedHe's warmed upEpet pein.pet pā
 You're getting warmed up. You're getting better than before.Epetḷọk peimi jān ṃoktapet pā
warmingEverything is ready except for loading the lumber and metal, and warming up the engine in the boat. P80Epojak aolep men ijellọkin wōt ektak aḷaḷ kab tiin im deenjuuk injin e an wa in.deenju
 A pot of tea was warming together with their coffee over the fire. P268Juon eo tibatin ti ej kōmat ippān kọpe eo limeerro ioon kijeek eo.lime-
 That old man is always warming his bottom by the fire.Errabwijbwij ḷōḷḷap eṇ.rabwij
 The men are warming themselves by the fire because they are chilly.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej rañrañ bwe rōpiọ.rañrañ
warnDon’t forget to warn the Captain about the Old Man’s advice,” I said to Father once the Boatswain had left. P413Lale kwōmeḷọkḷọk in kakkōle Kapen eṇ kōn naanin rōjañ eo an ḷōḷḷap eo,” irre lọk im ba ñan Jema ke ej moot ḷọk Bojin eo.kōkōl
warnedHe warned meEar kakkōl .kōkōl
warningI'm warning you beforehand that she is an old lady with a sharp tongue.Ij kajineete eok ke eañjarjar an lōḷḷap eṇ kōnnaan.añjarjar
 Here comes a large wave -- warning to crew of small boat that a wave is about to break on them.Eibeb.ibeb
warpDon't put the plywood under the rain otherwise it will warp.Kwōn jab ute bwiḷāwut ṇe im kaboke.bok
warpedThis plywood is warped.Ebok bwiḷāwut e.bok
warriorsThe king equipped his warriors with spears.Irooj eo ear kaṃadedeik rūttariṇae ro an.ṃadede
 They chanted to the warriors to make them brave.Raar piniktake rūttariṇae ro bwe ren peran.piniktak
warshipIt alarmed the community when the warship blew its horn on the oceanside of the island.Ekairuj jukjuk im pād eo ke ṃōnwa eo ej kōjañ jilel eo ie ilikin āneo āneeriruj
 Those are the sailors from that warship.Jeeḷa in waan tariṇae eṇ.jeeḷa
warshipsA fleet of American warships.Inej in waan tariṇae ko waan Amedka.inej
 The American warships covered the entire Majuro lagoon.Epeḷaake ṃaḷoin Mājro kōn waan tariṇae ko an Amedka.peḷaak
wartsHe has warts all over him.Ebbūttiti ḷeeṇbūtti
wasThey (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was illEḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 That was a dynamite of American origin.Abbaan (abbain) Amedka men eo.abba
 The air force was dynamiting the Eniwetak reef.Eerbooj ear abbaiki pedpedin Ānewātakabba
 Was it you that got her to tuck the big basket under her arm?Kwaar kaabjājeiki ke kōn iep kileplep eo raan eo ḷọkabjāje
 Afraid of ghosts as he was, I saw him going in your directionEñeo ear abwinmakewaj ijeṇe waj.abwinmake
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washWhere is the water to wash our hands with?Ewi dānnin aṃōn eo?aṃōn
 Wash your hands in the bucket.Kwōn aṃōn peiṃ ilo bakōj ṇeaṃōn
 Here's some water for you to wash your hands with.Dān eo aṃwiniṃ eo.aṃwin
 Draw water for these Americans to wash their hands with.Kwōn itōktok aṃōnān ri-pālle .aṃwin
 Wash his hands after he eats.Aṃwin pein ṃōjin an ṃōñāaṃwin
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washedAfter the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.Ālikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.ajeḷḷā
 When we were done eating lunch, I washed the dishes and scrubbed the bits of rice and corned beef from the deck. P384Ke ej dedeḷọk ṃōñāin raelep, ikarreoiki kein ṃōñā ko im waateeke ioon wa eo jān ṃōraṃrōṃin raij kab būbrarrarin kọọnpiip.būrar
 The storm washed ashore gravel on the lagoon side of this island.Kōto eo ekōdekākeik arin ānindekāke
 The waves have washed over the stone barrier on the ocean side; please stack the stones together again.Eṃōj an ṇo tọọre eakḷe ilik; kwōn ejouji dekā kaṇe ippān doon.eakḷe
 Has that child's bottom been washed?Eṃōj ke an ajri eo eọreor?eọreor
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washesHe washes his hands with soap to get rid of the fishy smell.Ejoobe pein bwe en jab bwiin joñọ.joob
washingHe's charged with washing people's hands after eating.Ri-aṃwin eo ṇeaṃwin
 Washing machineInjinin kwaḷkoḷ.injin
 Washing soap,Joobin kwaḷkoḷ.joob
 The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.kōjeje
 I finished cleaning up the place where they had eaten and washing the dishes, P313Ededeḷọk karreoiki jikin mōñā eo kab kōnnọ ko.kōnnọ
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wasntIt 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-
 He clearly wasn’t strong enough yet because as soon as he stood up he almost buckled over. P1223Ealikkar an kar jañin kajoor kōnke eḷak jutak ewātin ālokjakālokjak
 Because the Marshallese language wasn’t put into writing until Westerners came, not many people living today know the legends of the Marshallese people. S13Kōnke kajin Ṃajeḷ ear jab pād ilo peba ṃae iien eo ear itok ri-pālle, ej jab kanooj lōñ armej rej mour wōt kiiō rejeḷā inọñ ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.inọñ
 The wind was coming from the north favorably filling the sail, and the boat wasn’t tacking and was going ahead at full sail. P1183Kōto eo ejokḷā im eṃṃakroro im wa eo ekar jab diak ak kankan wōt im etal.jokḷā
 It wasn’t like that in the old days. P396Ejọ kōn jab āindein etto.jọ
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wasnʻtHe wasn't satisfied with their care for his land.Ear jab jubūruōn kōn alalier ioon bwidej eo an.alal
 Because there wasn't any good fish around he had to catch wrasse to feed his wife.Kōn an jeja ek eṃṃan ḷeo ear kaalle kijen lio pāleen.alle
 He hit him when he wasn't looking.Ear ankōṃade em baiti.ankōṃad
 The ship that came wasn't that large.Ejjabdaan lap wa eo eaar itok.ejjabdaan
 He landed the plane because an engine wasn't working properly.Ear kajoke baḷuun eo bwe ejorrāān juon pikpik.jok
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wasteDon't waste it because it's hard to come by.Jab kọkkure bwe eaḷakiia men rot ṇeaḷakiia
 Here is a proverb, "Haste makes waste."Juon in jabōnkōnnaan, "Ṃōkajkaji jeljeli batbati.jabōnkōnnaan
 Don't waste your time trying to spot him passing through that opening because he's not coming.Enta kwōj kōlọtuwawaiki ijeṇe ke ejjab itok.kōlọtuwawa
 Put the waste food in that basket.Kwōn kwōpejpej ṇa ilo iep eṇ.kwōpejpej
wastedI wasted my time by going there.Ejej tokjān kar ilọk.ejej
 He wasted his money.Ejerwani ṃani ko an.jerwaan
wastingYou're wasting your time and she's only a common woman.Ejjeḷọk tokjān aṃ kakkōt bwe kōrā waan men eṇ.waan
watchHe's got his eyes on your watch.Ej addikdiki waj ṇe aṃ.addikdik
 Are you offering your watch to me?Kwōj ajetok waj ṇe aṃ ñan ña ke?aje
 It was good to watch the Pikinni people eating with chopsticks.Emṃan ad aluje an ri-Pikinni raṇ ṃōñā kōn aji.aji
 It's best to watch birds at twilight to locate their roost Eṃṃan tata akadein jotaḷọk.akade
 Did you watch the birds locating their roost?Kwaar akadeik ke bao ko?akade
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watchedThey watched and didn't do anything while the men fought.Raar aluje an ḷōṃaro ire.aluje
 I watched the Boatswain crawl toward the front of the boat and disappear in to the darkness. P571Iḷak erre lọk ilo an Bojin eo tōbal ṃaan ḷọk im jako ḷọk i buḷōn marok ko.buḷōn
 I watched him till he disappeared in the distance.Iar jāāleḷọk em jako.jejāāl
 I followed him and watched to see what he would do to him. P1088Iḷoore ḷọk in lale ta eo enaaj wōjak ñaneḷoor
 I watched the two of them try to treat the Captain as he thrashed around. P1165Ikar erre lọk wōt im lale aerro kōṃadṃōde Kapen eo ke ej iñiñtōk ijo.ṃadṃōd
watcher/locatorWhere's the bird roost watcher/locator?Ewi ri-alekọ eo?alekọ
watchersThe bird watchers are over there under the breadfruit tree to locate where the birds are roosting.Ri-akade ro raṇ iuṃmwin eṇ.akade
watchesStop cheating people with those poor quality watches.Kwōn jab peejneje armej kōn waj nana kaṇe.kōn
 Stop cheating people with those poor quality watches.Kwōn jab peejneje armej kōn waj nana kaṇe.peejnej
watchingḶōlwōj's watching birds to locate their roost is quite thorough.Akadein Ḷōlwōj ebwe an tiljek.akade
 The person who was watching birds to locate their roosts fell off the Pisonia grandis tree.Ri-akajok eo ewōtlọk jān raan kañal eo.akajok
 He's watching over my land for me.Ej alal ñan ña ilo bwidej eṇ .alal
 Your son does a better job of watching the birds to locate their roost than you.Alekọin ḷeeṇ nejiṃ etiljekḷọk jān kwe.alekọ
 From a distance he's watching the fighter planes engaging in a spectacular dogfight.Ej alluwaḷọke an jentoki ko juñaidi im buuk doon.alluwaḷọk
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watchmanThe night watchman caught them sneaking.Ri-ajjādikdik ro repo ippān ri-waj eo boñ.ajādik
 Obet is a watchman at MIECO.Wōpet ej waj Mieko.waj
waterLift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.Kotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.abor
 Can you put some water in the Koolaid for us?Kwōmaroñ ke aebōjetok kuuḷeit ṇe liṃō?aebōj
 Could you give me some water?Kwōmaroñ ke letok jidik liṃō aebōj?aebōj
 The water was so calm that it looked glassy as if it were inside a cistern. P994Joñan, eḷae ioon dān āinwōt lowaan juon aebōj-jimeeṇ.aebōj-jimeeṇ
 Could you build me a water cisternKwōmaroñ ke aebōj-jimeeṇe tok juon arro?aebōj-jimeeṇ
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waterloggedIt's waterlogged and extra heavy.Eḷwōjat im dedo (eddo).ḷwōjat
watersThese waters are infested with stingrays.Ebbouraañañ ar in āninboraañ
 The engine was very strong for the size of the boat, so it nearly skipped from the water’s surface when it was motoring with it, especially when there was no cargo. P10Eḷap an baj injin eo kajoor ñan dettan wa eo innem ewātin peḷḷọk jān ioon dān ñe ej tōtōr eake, eḷaptata ñe ej jej kobban.ḷap
 These waters are close to what land?Metoon ia in?meto
 We might as well since we are going to sail through the stormy waters of the Likabwiro storm. P332Bwe taunin ke jej pojān [pojak in] tar metwan Likabwiro.pojak
water-skiI know how to water-ski.Ijeḷā jājjāj ioon dān.jājjāj
water-tightThat canoe is water-tight.Ejettal wa eṇ.jettal
 My canoe is more water-tight than before.Ejettalḷọk wa eṇ waō jān ṃoktajettal
 What makes your canoe so water-tight?Ta eṇ ear kōjettal wa eṇ waaṃ?jettal
wateryThat food is watery.Edāndān ṃōñā eṇ.dāndān
 That soup is really watery.Emake watre ṇe juub.watre
waveAs the wave smashed hard against the side of the boat, I thought it would break apart. P611Eḷak debakḷọk ṇo eo i tōrerein wa eo iba wōt eitan rup.debokḷọk
 Right as I said it a wave smashed up against the side of the boat. P597Ij ba wōt ijin ak etar tok juon ṇo im depet kōjaan wa eo.depdep
 I'll let this boat nose into the oncoming wave.Inaaj kadibuki wa in ilo ṇo ṇe tok.dibuk
 A wave covered the boat.Eitok ṇo eo em kadouj wa eo.douj
 Here comes a large wave -- warning to crew of small boat that a wave is about to break on them.Eibeb.ibeb
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wavedThey waved their left hands.Raar jeaḷ kōn anbwijbanier.anbwijban
 The people on the pier came over to bid us farewell. They all waved goodbye. P484Armej ro wōj ioon wab eo reiọkiọkwe tok kōmmān. Erwōj jokutbae tok.iọkiọkwe
 I waved back at them. P524Ibaj jeeaaḷ ḷọk ñan er.jeeaaḷ
 She waved goodbye to me.Ear jokutbwaeik .jokutbae
wave-guardThe wave-guard couldn't withstand the big waves.Joñan an ḷap ṇo ejar ubweṇo eo.ubweṇo
wavesI started to feel very squeamish as the boat continued like that over the waves. P521Ekar lukkuun arrukwikwi tok jiō kōn an wa eo āindeeo ioon ṇo ko.arrukwikwi
 And the waves keep getting bigger. P698Kab ṇo in ej jab bōjrak an kilep ḷọk wōt.bōjrak
 The waves are big at the edge of the reef.Eḷap ṇo bōran baal.bōran baal
 When 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
 Then other waves hit the boat crossways and kept it from turning over. P687Eḷak jitpeḷeḷ ñan ṇo ko eṃṃan aer itōm depdepete.depdep
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wavingThere are some people waving at the end of that islet.Jet raṇ ri-jeaal iṃaan āne jidikdik eṇ.jeeaaḷ
 The three of them saw me and the Captain on the boat and started waving at us. P1261Erjel lo kōṃro Kapen eo ioon wa eo innem jokutbae tok.jokutbae
 The flag is waving.Eppālpāl bōḷeak eo.pepālpāl
wavyIt’s not that wavy, which is good,” the Captain said. P526Eṃṃan wōt an jejḷọk ṇo,” Kapen eo eba.ejjeḷọk
wayThat's just the way I am. I'm funny that way.Kar baj abja wōt.abja
 That's just the way I am. I'm funny that way.Kar baj abja wōt.abja
 I like the way you tuck that basket under your arm. It's okay for you to carry that basket under your arm.Eṃṃan aṃ abjājeiki iep ṇe aṃ.abjāje
 I can't forget the way she tucked things under her arm.Iban meḷọkḷọk abjājein lio.abjāje
 They're on their way bring us some apples.Rej etal in kaabōḷtok kijed.abōḷ
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waylayThat fellow is still standing out there with his spear hoping to waylay and spear some fish.Ḷōmen eṇ ej kōkkāāḷāḷ wōt.kōkkāāḷāḷ
 I'll waylay him tomorrow morning near his house.Inaaj kōmjaik ḷeeṇ ilju ej jibbōñ iturun ṃween iṃōn.kōmja
waysBut what are you worried about; if we go and something is wrong, then we’ll fix it in the traditional ways.” P289A bwe eṇta kwōj inepata ke ñe etal im apañ tok, jejujen kōjerbal kōṃadṃōdin aelōñ kein.”apañ
 The arteries and veins in our body are the ways blood circulates in our bodies.Eke kein ilo ānbwinnid rej iaḷan bōtōktōk ilo ānbwinnidiaḷan bōtōktōk
 Her sexy ways are driving me crazy.Ikiddik kaṇ an lieṇ rōkọkkure ḷōmṇakikiddik
 His ways were such that people never tired of seeing or listening to him.Ekadik kōjaṃjaṃ kōl ko nājin.jaṃjaṃ
 There are many ways to cook and prepare fish for eating, and even though it is constantly in the diet, people don’t get tired of it. S23Ekanooj in lōñ wāween kōmat im kōpooj ek ñan ṃōñā im jekdọọn ewi ikutkut in aer ṃōñā ak rōban in ṃōk kake.jekdọọn
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we Alright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 Why doesn't he hurry up and use his middle finger so we can be on our way?En addi-eoḷapeḷọk bwe jen etal.addi-eoḷap
 Hurry up and let him carry it in the basket so we can be on our way.Kwōn kaudwadoikiḷọk bwe jen etal.aduwado
 We're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.Eban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.aejek
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weakI'm so weak that I'm lethargic.Baj ajeḷkāū ke iaddimejmej.ajeḷkā
 And me, I was starting to feel very weak. P1030Ñe baj ña eo, ekwe ilukkuun kar ajeḷkā.ajeḷkā
 The medicine healed the person who felt weak from hunger.Uno eo ekōmōur ri-ajeḷkā eo.ajeḷkā
 My pulse is weak.Eṃōjṇọ baṃ e .baṃ
 He's old and getting weak.Ebbanban kiiō bwe erūtto.ban
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weakenLet's wait for the current to weaken before we set sail.Jejja kōttar an juae in im jerak.juae
weakerHe's getting weaker.Ebbanbanḷọk jān ṃoktaban
 He's getting weaker than before.Ebanbanḷọk jān ṃoktabanban
 Women are weaker than men.Kōrā ebanban jān ṃōṃaaṇ (eṃṃaaṇ).banban
weaklingThat fellow is really a weakling.Ejjeḷọk wōt ārpej in ṇe eṃṃaan.ārpej
 Don't pretend to be a weakling.Kwōn jab kōbanban eok make.banban
 Don't assert yourself for you are a weakling.Jab kātōk eok bwe kooḷaḷo.kātōk
 He's a weakling.Ewūpeḷ.wūpeḷ
weaknessThat's your weakness, spending money.Aṃ mej ṇe kọkkure ṃaakan mej eṇ
 He's bound to do so because that's his weakness.Eban jab bwe an mej eṇ.an mej eṇ
wealthHis wealth has made him feel more important than previously.Jāān kaṇ an rōkaakajeikḷọk jān ṃoktaakaje
 Greedy for wealth.Arōk ṃweiukarōk
 Land is the basis of all wealth.Bwidej ej pedped eo an aolep menin jeraaṃṃan.pedped
wealthyOur land tracts make us wealthy.Bwidej ko ad rej kōjeban kōj.jeban
 There are a lot of wealthy people in the Marshalls.Elōñ ri-jeban ilo aelōñ kein.jeban
weanMarshallese women wean their babies with bitter leaves.Kōrein Ṃajeḷ rej kaliktūt kōn bōlōk meọ.liktūt
weaponsThe United States army has the best weapons.Eṃweie ami eṇ an Amedka kōn kein tariṇae.ami
 The United States equipped the Afghanistan army with weapons to fight the Taliban.Amedka ear ṇaṃaanpein rūttariṇae ro an Afghanistan bwe ren juṃae Taliban ro.ṇaṃaanpein
wearOne can easily pick out from a crowd those who wear long dresses.Ri-kaaitoktok nuknuk rōban peljo.aitok
 You should wear your hair loose on your back because it is becoming on you.Kwōn aleak bwe ekōkōjaiji eok.aleak
 Don't wear your hair loose on your back to the church because the parson will scold you.Kwōn jab aleakḷọk ñan ṃōnjar eṇ bwe ri-kaki eṇ enaaj lu eok.aleak
 The old lady made her daughter wear her hair loose on her back and took her to the chief.Leḷḷap eo ear kaaleake ledik eo nejin im bōkḷọk ñan irooj eo.aleak
 How does Tony wear his hat?Ewi wāween atatin Toni?atat
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wearingI last saw him wearing a raincoat and walking under the breadfruit trees in your direction.Iar lo an aḷkootwaj iuṃwin kaṇe waj.aḷkoot
 She's wearing a bluish dress.Ej kōṇak juon nuknuk ebbūḷuḷu mejān.būḷu
 She's wearing lipstickEj kabūrōrō.būrōrō
 She is wearing a reddish dress.Ej kōṇak juon nuknuk būbrōrō (ibbūrōrō) mejānbūrōrō
 He was wearing a checkered shirt.Ejjekabkab jōōt eo an.jekab
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wearsEvery time she wears her hair loose on her back I nearly go out of my mind.Eḷak aleak eitōn tūṃ ḷōmṇakaleak
 She naturally wears her hair loose on her back so provocatively.Kar baj ri-aleak wōt.aleak
 He wears dark glasses because he's cross-eyed.Ej mejān det bwe ealjet.aljet
 She always wears her hair in a knot.Ebbujekjek lieṇ.bujek
 The clothes he wears have brownish colors.Ebbūrawūnwūn mejān nuknuk eo ej kōṇake.būrawūn
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weatherHow is the sun supposed to come out in this terrible weather," the Boatswain said. P661 when the sun is totally obstructed by storm clouds and is invisibleBwe enaaj ewi wāween an waḷọk aḷ ke ebọṇ ḷam jako lañ,” Bojin eo eba.boṇ
 This cool weather makes me shiver.Ṃōḷo in ekāebebe .ebeb
 Maybe tomorrow we will have good weather.Ilju bōlen enaaj eṃṃan lañ.ilju
 There is frequent lightning because of the bad weather.Ejjaromrom kōn an nana lañ.jarom
 Its just right now for us to sail now that the weather is good.Ej kab jejjet kūtien bwe jen jerak bwe eṃṃan lañ.jejjet kūtien
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weathermanThe weatherman is scanning the skies and waves to let us know our location.Ri-meto eo eṇ ej kaijikmeto tok ñan kōj bwe jen jeḷā ia in jepād ie.kaijikmeto
WeaveWeave the edges on the hat so it will be completedKwōn jekōte at ṇe bwe en ṃōjjekōt
 Because the sails of old were made from woven pandanus leaves, our ancestors necessarily had to weave atro for covering their canoe sails to prevent them from getting soaked.Kōnke wōjḷā ko etto rejọ kōn kōṃṃan jān maañin bōb, rūtto ro rōkōn aikuj āj atro kein lōbboiki bwe ren jab tutu im ṃọḷeḷe. lōbbọ
WeavingWeaving strands are made of pandanus leaves.Rej kōṃṃan idin ḷōḷō jān maañ.id
 The weaving strips of the mat are made from pandanus leaves dried by fire.Iden jaki eṇ kōṃṃan jān maañ rar.iden
 The women are weaving jeinaeLiṃaro raṇ rej āj jeinae.jeinae
 The women are weaving small baskets.Kōrā ro raṇ rej āj jepe.jepe
 I’ve been weaving mats and keeping myself busy, but I’m eager to go back to the small islands.” P195Ij āj jaki im kōṃad ak ilukkuun kijooror in rọọl ñan aeto kaṇ.”ṃadṃōd
weddingShe cried on her father's shoulder because they didn't invite her to the wedding.Ejabneejej ñan jemān kōn aer kar jab kūri kōṃare eo.jabneejej
 They are contributing thirty dollars for their thirtieth wedding anniversaryRej kajjilñuul taḷa ñan iiō in ṃare in aerro kein kajilñuul.jilñuul
 He finished conducting the wedding ceremonyEṃōj an kōṃare.ṃare
 They gave all they had to prepare the girl for her wedding.Emaat maroñ in kōppānpen jiroñ eo ñan an ṃarepepānpān
weeJust a wee bit more.Ṃōttan wōt jibbatūñtūñ.jibbatūñtūñ
weedsPull up those weeds.Wūji wūjooj kaṇe.wūj
weekCome back again in a week.Kwōn bar itok ālikin juon wiik.āliki-
 And because the week after next will be my son’s first birthday and I really don’t want to miss it. P95Dedeinke wiik uweo tok juon naaj iien an niñniñ eo nejū kemem im iabwin jako jāne.dedeinke
 We spent the whole week in that situation. P1187Eiio de wiikin ammān āindeeoiio
 I hear around here that you are thinking of sailing to Likiep next week. P76Ij roñ ijekā ke kwōj ḷōmṇak in jerak ḷọkin wiik in ñan Likiep.ijekā
 I sprained my ankle racing last week.Ear iñrōktok wōt neeō jān kar iaekwoj wiik eo ḷọkiñrōk
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weighHow many ounces did the fish weigh?Jete aunijin ek eo?aunij
 How much do you weigh?Jete bọuniṃ?bọun
 Weigh that pig.Kwōn bọuni piik ṇebọun
 You don't weigh as much as you did when you first came.Eḷap aṃ bōḷaḷ ḷọk jān ke kwaar jino itok.bōḷaḷ
 Weigh those copra pieces.Bọuni mọọn kaṇ.mọọn
weighedI have around ten bags of copra ready to be weighed.Ewōr tarrin jabjet e pāāk in waini repojak in baun.jabjet
 They have weighed anchorEṃōj aer tōbtōb añkō.tōbtōb
 The groaning sound of the man's bones was quite audible as he was lifting the heavy sack of dried copra to be weighed.Eḷap aninikien ñōñōrñōrin (eññōrñōrin) diin ḷeo ke ej kotak pāākin wainin dedodo eo bwe en baun.ñōñōrñōr
weighingThey are weighing anchor now.Añkō eo eṇ rej tōbwe.tōbtōb
 I saw them dry only superficially the copra they're weighing nowIar lo aer kowatrereik(i) waini kaṇe rej bọuni.watre
weightHer words carry more weight than mine.Eajāllik ḷọk an ennaan jān ñaajāllik
 The weight of the duffle bag was a burden on him.Eddo eo an pāāk in nuknuk eo ekaajjibanbane.ajjibanban
 He strained his abdominal muscles trying to lift the heavy weight.Eiñ-lọjien kōn an kate kotak men dedodo (eddodo) eoiñ-lọjien
 Paper weight.Kein jijiped (ijjiped) pebajijiped
 Don't keep on putting your weight on it because you're too heavy.Kwōn jab jojoone bwe eḷap aṃ eddo.joon
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weightedHe was weighted down with a sack of copra.Eajjibanban kōn pāāk in waini eo.ajjibanban
weight-lifterThe weight-lifter.Ri-kaddipenpen.kaddipenpen
weightsHe is strong because of his lifting weights.Edipen kōn an kaddipenpen.kaddipenpen
 The men are lifting weights.Ḷōṃaro raṇ rej kaddipenpen.kaddipenpen
weirClose the weir.Kaiktok me ṇeik
 Let's go chase the parrotfish into the weir because this is the right tide for them.Jero etal in kōttọọri merā ko bwe bōkāiier kiiō.kōttọọr
welcomeYou’re welcome,” the Old Man replied. P1292Jab inepata,” ḷōḷḷap eo euwaak.inepata
 Let's go welcome the strangers.Jen ilān karuwaneneik ruwamāejet raṇ.karuwanene
 You are welcome to use my favorite pencil.Komaroñ kōjerbal pinjeḷ e makmake.makmake
 Make the visitors feel welcome.Koṃwin karwaineneik ri-lotok raṇe.ri-lotok
WeldingWelding.Kaddāp.dedāp
welfareDon't fail to conribute to the general welfare of your local communityJipjipañ wōt doon.jipañ
wellThat way we’ll sail into the wind toward Likiep. P842Āindein admān naaj jeje tak waj ijeṇe tak waj ñan Likiep.ad
 I’m turning it off and the two of us will go ashore and together with the Captain we’ll start loading our scrap. P337Ij kune im kōjro wōnāne ḷọk kōjjel Kapen eo jino ektaki tok jọkpej ko adjel.ad
 He dug a well on the land for her.Ear aebōj-laḷe ḷọk wāto eo ñaneaebōj-laḷ
 He dug her a ground well before he went away.Ear kaaebōj-laḷe ṃokta jān an etal.aebōj-laḷ
 She performed the Arno sexual technique so well that he passed out.Lio eaelaḷe ḷeo im ḷotḷọkaelaḷ
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WeʻllWe'll see each other again.Jenaaj bar lo doon.bar
 Don't spray the water or we'll get all wet.Kwōn jab kabbtūktūki tok dān ṇe bwe kōm jādbūtūktūk.būbtūktūk
 We'll experiment with it to see if it works.Jenaaj elmọkote ṃōk lale eṃṃan ke.elmọkot
 We'll contribute next time according to household.Jenaaj le eoweḷā ilo kakkuṇaṇa in laḷ.eoonḷā
 We'll be partners in this job.Iaarro ilo jerbal jab in.iaa-
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well-balancedThey loaded the boat in a well-balanced wayJokkun wōt juon aer kar kanne wa eo.jokkun wōt juon
well-cookedThese breadfruit are less well-cooked than the ones yesterday.Eamejḷọk kein jān ko inne.amej
well-coordinatedHow can we achieve a well-coordinated rhythm in the motion as we present our gifts to our guests?Ta wāween eo emaroñ kauñkipden ad kabuñtōn ṃaanḷọk kaake menin leḷọk kein ad ñan ri-lotok raṇ ad?uñkipden
well-informedHe's a well-informed chapḶadik eo ejeḷā tata ṇejeḷā
well-knownThe well-known lust within the Ri-Ṃae clan.Aelellọḷin jowi eṇ an Ri-Ṃae.aelellaḷ
wellsThe water from the ground wells at Majuro is potable.Aebōj-laḷin Mājro ennọ kobbaer.aebōj-laḷ
 This island has plenty of ground wells.Eaebōj-laḷe āninaebōj-laḷ
wentWhere do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 I was dizzy when I went to Jeeki's house yesterday to get some medicine.Iar addeboululḷọk ñan ṃōn Jeeki inne in kappok liṃō uno.addeboulul
 He dug her a ground well before he went awayEar kaaebōj-laḷe ṃokta jān an etal.aebōj-laḷ
 The men who went fishing for unicornfish are backRi-kaael ro remoottok.ael
 They went fishing for red squirrel fish last nightRaar kaaelbūrōrō jota.aelbūrōrō
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weptHe wept loudly when he heard his father had died.Eḷap an kar liṃō ke ej roñ ke emej jemān.liṃō
wereThey (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 There were lots of experts in dynamiting during Japanese times.Ebooḷ ṇakṇōkin ri-abba raar itok ilo iien Jepaan ko.abba
 You should know you were responsible for people tucking things under their arms.Kwōnaaj jeḷā bwe kwaar rūkaabōjāje ñan jar kaṇ.abjāje
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 The cisterns built by the Japanese were still standing up.Ear jutak wōt aebōj-jimeeṇin Jepaan ko.aebōj-jimeeṇ
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WeʻreWe're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.Eban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.aejek
 Use the surround net and get us some fish for we're dying to eat fish.Kaaejek tok kijed ek bwe jebatur.aejek
 We're not crazy about people who are responsible for noise.Jej jab ṃōṇōṇō ippān ri-kaaeñwāñwā.aeñwāñwā
 I am ashamed that we're not sharing this food with them.Iāliklik kōn ṃōñā kōnke jejjab naajdik er.āliklik
 We're in the zone of the dibukae currents.Jetōpar dibukae.dibukae
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werentWe stopped talking and kept at it until there weren’t any boards left. P755Ebar bōjrak ammān kar kōnono ak kōmmān ijuboñ-ijuraani aḷaḷ ko ñan maatier.ijuboñ-ijuraan
 We stopped talking and kept at it until there weren’t any boards left. P755Ebar bōjrak ammān kar kōnono ak kōmmān ijuboñ-ijuraani aḷaḷ ko ñan maatier.maat
 If it weren’t for the coconut, the Marshallese people would not have been able to survive. S10Ñe en kar jab ni, ri-Ṃajeḷ rōban kar maroñ mour.ni
 It was completely calm as the evening came on but we were surprised that there weren’t any stars in the sky when we should have seen them as there wasn't a speck of cloud in the sky. P1031Ḷak jọteen ḷọk eo elur pedejdej ak kōmmān bwilōñ ke ejej iju i lañ meñe en kar or bwe ejej kōdọ i mejatoto.pedej
werenʻtThat's more like the way to study (you weren't really studying before).Ebajjeet ke kwokatak.ebajjeet
 You were gone quite a while, weren't you? (give an account of yourself).Enañin to aṃ jako?to
westI saw him stagger in that direction toward the west.Eñeo ear adpā towaj ijeṇeṇe waj.adpā
 The current flows west on the lee side of the atollEaeto rilikin aelōñ in.aeto
 The current is flowing west toward there where you areEaetowaj ñan ijeṇe.aeto
 The wind from the west caused the heap of stones that's at the western end of the island.Kūtak eo ekaajokḷāiki likin jittoeṇ.ajokḷā
 Throw chum toward the east while I throw chum toward the west.Kaaṃaṃ tawaj bwe ij kaaṃaṃ to.aṃaṃ
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westerlyWhen did you come (westerly) from Arno.Kwar ito ñāāt jān Arṇo?ito
westernThe wind from the west caused the heap of stones that's at the western end of the island.Kūtak eo ekaajokḷāiki likin jittoeṇ.ajokḷā
 It was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.de
 There are a number of Western teachers in the larger schools, but almost all of the small outer-island schools have only Marshallese teachers. S9Elōñ ri-kaki in pālle ilo jikuuḷ kein rōḷḷap ak enañin aolep jikuuḷ ko rōddik ilo aelōñ ko ilikin ri-Ṃajeḷ wōt rej ri-kaki.dik
 The stick dancers from the western atollsRi-jebwa ro jān kapinmeto.jebwa
 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
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WesternersThere 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
 For this reason, many Westerners have given it the name Marshallese cheese. S28Kōn men in, elōñ ri-pālle rej ṇa etan Marshallese cheese.bwiro
 Because the Marshallese language wasn’t put into writing until Westerners came, not many people living today know the legends of the Marshallese people. S13Kōnke kajin Ṃajeḷ ear jab pād ilo peba ṃae iien eo ear itok ri-pālle, ej jab kanooj lōñ armej rej mour wōt kiiō rejeḷā inọñ ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.inọñ
 Before Westerners came to the Marshalls, people used to use tree catchments, cisterns, and ocean water for bathing, washing hands, and drinking. S22Ṃokta jān an itok armej in pālle ñan Ṃajeḷ, ri-Ṃajeḷ rōkein kōjerbal eṃṃak, aebōj laḷ, kab lọjet ñan tutu, aṃwin, im idaak.ṃōṃak
 Before Westerners brought their medicines, the Marshallese made medicines on their own from leaves, grasses, roots, and other things. S8Ṃokta jān an ri-pālle bōktok wūno ko aer, ri-Ṃajeḷ raar make kōṃṃan aer wūno jān bōlōk, wūjooj, okar, im men ko jet.okar
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westernizedHe's acting westernized ever since he came from America.Eppāllele ālkin an rọọltok jān Amedka.pālle
westwardThe eastward current was strong and stopped us from drifting westward. P845Ekar kajoor aetak eo im bōbrae an peto wa in.ae
 The currents flowing westward in the Marshalls are similar to those in the Carolines.Ein aetoin Ṃajeḷ wōt Kapilōñ.aeto
 What makes the current here flow westward?Etke rōkaaetoik ijin?aeto
 Alfred's car went swiftly westward toward Laura.Kar eo waan Alfred eo ej kaiiṃtoḷọk ñan Mājro.iiṃ
 Both of them are going westward.Erro ej jiṃor itoḷọk.ito
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wetWhat made you so dripping wet?Ta ṇe ekaaeṇake eok?aeṇak
 To get to her house without getting very wet she used my umbrellaEar aṃbwidilāḷọk kōn aṃbwidilā eo ñan ṃweo iṃōn bwe en jab kanooj ṇokaṃbwidilā
 Provide him with an umbrella so he doesn't get too wet.Kaaṃbwidilāiki bwe en jab ḷap an tutu.aṃbwidilā
 Don't spray the water or we'll get all wet.Kwōn jab kabbtūktūki tok dān ṇe bwe kōm jādbūtūktūk.būbtūktūk
 I was cold last night because I had wet clothing on.Iar piọ boñ dedeinke iar ṃōrābōtdedeinke
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wetterThey wetter than we are.Raaeṇakḷọk jān kōj.aeṇak
WeveWe’ve been looking for your footprints.” P105Lale jenkwōn eo.lale
 We’ve almost reached the bottom of the container of drinking water for the four of us, so we need to be careful and use the water strictly for drinking. P985Kōnke ṃōttan wōt jidik ṇa i kapin tāāñin dān ṇe limedmān, jenaaj kōjparoke wōt ñan idaak.lime-
 Now that we’ve finished breakfast, you two go work on the engine,” the Captain said. P278Mōjin wōt ad mabuñ ak koṃro jiṃor eake injin ṇe,” Kapen eo ear ba.ṃabuñ
weʻveIt seems like we've had our fair share of misfortunes,” the Boatswain said. P1174Āinwōt ej jab jokwōd an waḷọk bwijerro ñan kōjeañ,” Bojin eo eba.bwijerro
 There he is, the guy we've been looking for for so long.Eñouweo, ḷeo eto ad pukote.eñoweo
 We are halfway done and we need to complete the project we've started.Ejerakiaarḷap im jaikuj kadedeikḷọk jerbal in eṃōj an ijjino.jerakiaarḷap
 We've run out of cheese and we should get some more.Jaikuj kajiij tok bwe eṃaat.jiij
 It seems like we've had our fair share of misfortunes,” the Boatswain said. P1174Āinwōt ej jab jokwōd an waḷọk bwijerro ñan kōjeañ,” Bojin eo eba.jokwōd
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whaleThat whale is spouting.Ej kōboutḷọk raj eṇ.boutḷọk
 Breadfruit with whale meat is a tasty combination.Ekane ṃōñā ippān itok.itok
 He can't eat whale meat because he's got weak teeth.Eban ṃōñā raj bwe eñiban.ñiban
 Feed the whale (words from a chant).Paane paane raj eo.paane
whalesTwo whales and one frigate bird,” he said. P207Ruo raj im juon ak,” eba.kōkḷaḷ
whaleshipBecause of the fact that venereal disease was first introduced to the Marshallese people by the American whaleship crewmen, they called it mādke ("America").Kōn an kar rūAmedka ro ilo waan kōrajraj ko jino bōktok nañinmej in ñan riṂajeḷ, raar ṇa etan mādke.mādke
whalingA whaling vesselWaan kōrajraj.kōrajraj
wharfThose two were still talking and as I raised my head and looked toward the island I caught a glimpse of Father on the shore side of the wharf. P84Erro ej kōnono wōt ak iḷak bōk bōra im rōre āne ḷọk ilo animrokan Jema iturun ṃweo iānein wab eo.āne
 Those two were still talking and as I raised my head and looked toward the island I caught a glimpse of Father on the shore side of the wharf. P84Erro ej kōnono wōt ak iḷak bōk bōra im rōre āne ḷọk ilo animrokan Jema iturun ṃweo iānein wab eo.bōk bar
whatBut what can I do if she doesn't like you.Ab in et ñe edike eok.ab in et
 What are their peculiarities?Ta kaṇ abjāer?abja
 What is he doing to make the girls shy?Ta eṇ ej kaabje ledik raṇ kaake?abje
 What are you complaining about?Ta ṇe kwōj abṇōṇō eake?abṇōṇō
 What made him decline the offer?Ta eṇ ekabōbe?abōb
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WhateverWhatever he does always gets fouled up in the end because he relies on child help.Ejerata ḷokwan an jerbal kōn an kijoñ ajriin uwaak.ajriin uwaak
 Whatever you say,” he replied. P1112Ijo wōt kwoba,” euwaak.ijo
 Don't be careless in whatever work you are doing.Kwōn jab kōjabdeik aṃ jerbal.jabde
 He's a conscientious and very talented person in whatever he does.Ej juon eo ejeḷāḷọkjeṇ ilo an ṃakūtkūtjeḷā ḷọkjeṇ
WhatʻllWhat'll enable me to walk?Ta enaaj kōmaroñ etetal?kōmaroñ
WhatʻreWhat're you going to do with the rest?Kwōnaaj iteen men kaṇe jet.ko (ro) jet
whatsOk, for now I’m going to wander over to that boat and find out what’s going on,” the old man said. P133Ekwe ij ja ajādik tok ṃōk ñan wa eṇ im eọroñ ennaan,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.ajādik
 What’s the story? It looks like you are getting ready; is the forecast good?” P429Ta ennaan? Āinwōt koṃ pojak bajjek, eṃṃan bween ke?”bwe
 No, this is what’s going on,” the Captain insisted. P93Eaab, eñeo,” Kapen eo eakweḷap.eñeo
 What’s up?” I asked him. P308Kwōj ita?” ikkajitōk ippān.et
 What’s the matter?” P584Eita eor jorrāān ke?”ita
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WhatʻsWhat's impeding the progress of this boat?Ta in ej kaabore an wa in etal?abor
 What's making her/him so uninterested?Ta eṇ ej kaabōblepe?abōblep
 What's he arguing with her for?Ej akwāāle ñan ta?akwāāl
 I wonder what's he so sprightly about.Ta ḷōṃa ta eṇ ekaalijerḷọk.alijerḷọk
 What's next month?Allōñ ta in ilaḷ?allōñ in laḷ
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whatʻs-her-nameHere comes Ms. what's-her-name.Limen ṇe tok.men
whatsoeverHe has no inclination to bias whatsoever.Ejjeḷọk kalijekḷọk ippān ñan jidik.kalijekḷọk
wheelDoes the front wheel have a fender?Ewōr ke abọọn wiiḷ ṇe iṃaan?abọ
 Never mind the wheel, just come down. P633Jekdọọn jebwe ṇe, kwōn itok.atok
 It was the first time I heard the sound of whistling from him close to the steering wheel just before the tragedy struck that evening. P1034Ij kab baj naaj kar roñ ainikien ke ej ajwewe ijo ippān jebwe eo ṃōṃkaj wōt jidik jān an kar waḷọk bwijerro eo jọteen eo.bwijerro
 He’s over at the wheel,” the Captain said. P646Eñeṇ ilo jebwe eṇ,” Kapen eo eba.eñeṇ
 Go ahead and don’t worry; I’ll stay here at the wheel,” he said to Father. P1086Iwōj wōt im jab inepata bwe ña e ippān jebwe e,” euwaak ḷọk ñan Jema.iwōj
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whenThey (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.aa-
 When are they putting the fender on?Renaaj abọiki ñāātabọ
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 You can call me when it’s time for us to go.” P151Kwōn kab kūr ñe iien arro etal.”ad
 I was dizzy when I went to Jeeki's house yesterday to get some medicine.Iar addeboululḷọk ñan ṃōn Jeeki inne in kappok liṃō uno.addeboulul
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WhenceA query: "Whence came that rooster?", "From those boondocks."; "What did you there?", "Scratched for my food.".Kajjitōk: Kwōj itōk jān ia kako eṇ?; Jān lo mar eṇ; Kwaar et?, Iar eabeb kijō ṃōñāebeb
wheneverOkay, 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
 We don't feel well whenever we flunk any of our courses.Enana ad mour ñe jej būḷañi katak ko ad.būḷañ
 Whenever we have male children, they are iepjaḷḷọk because they always stay with the wife's family.Ñe ej wōr nejid laddik rej iep jaḷḷọk kōnke ekkā wōt aer naaj ḷoor kōrā ro ippāer.iep jaḷḷọk
 It was obvious that one of the spotted sharks was fiercer than the rest because whenever it swam back and forth between the other sharks, they would all swim away. P1003Juon eo baj pako tiltil iaer ejaad alikkar an lāj jān aolep bwe ñe ej ikueaak ikōtaan pako ko jet, aolep im ewweaea ḷọkikueaak
 Never mind policemen whenever you come into my mind (words from a song).Jekdọọn būlijmāāṇ ñe kwōj jiktok.jekdọọn
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WhereWhere are you taking it tucked under your arm?Kwōj abjājeikḷọk ñan ia?abjāje
 Where are you taking your flirting?Kwōj abbōjeje ḷọk ñan ia?abje
 Where did you get your abḷajtiiñ plant?Abḷajtiiñin ia ṇe kōtkaṃ?abḷajtiiñ
 Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.ad
 Where is he going with his lethargic attitude?Ej addimejmejḷọk ñan ia?addimej
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WheresWhere’s the island; do you see it? P560Ewi āneo, kwōj lo ke?āne
 Mr. Boatswain, where’s the light?” I asked. P1117Bojin e, ewi meram eo?” ikajjitōk.ewi
 Where’s our other guy?” he asked us. P416Ewi ḷeo juon?” ekajjitōk tok.ḷeo
 Where’s the oil coming from?” I asked. P717Wōil ṇe ej itok jān ia?” ikajjitōk.wōil
WhereʻsWhere's that skinny person who is talking from?Aidikin ia ṇe ej kōnono?aidik
 Where's he sneaking out to?Ej ajjādikdikḷọk ñan ia?ajjādikdik
 Where's she going with her hatred?Ej akōjdatḷọk ñan ia?akkōjdat
 Where's the bird roost watcher/locator?Ewi ri-alekọ eo?alekọ
 Where's this chicken roosting?Ia eo bao in ej edde ie?edde
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whereverYou can sit here or there, wherever you prefer.Komaroñ jijet ijjiiō ak ijjieṇ, ijo wōt kwokōṇaan.ijjiiō
whetherFence with him so I can see whether you're good or not.Kilen jājeik ṃōk e bwe in lale kwōjeḷā ke.kilen jāje
 You couldn’t tell by the Captain’s face whether he had heard this or not. P849Eḷaññe Kapen eo ekar roñ men in ekwe turin mejān ekar jab kwaḷọk.māj
whichI noticed him marking on the calendar the date on which his island was invaded.Iar lo an aḷōṃṇake raan eo Amedka eaar jodiki aelōñ eṇ an.aḷōṃṇak
 I'm confused and don't know which way to go.Iañjebwāālel.añjebwāālel
 Let's see which of us is better at checkers.Itok kōjro jekab em atar doon.atar
 Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none.Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none. (Lit. Having too many eyes to take in your choice will cause you to loose your grip and to drift aft between the outrigger and the hull and away from the canoe.Elōñ mejān aṃ ātet innem kwomaroñ in peeto kōtaan apit to!ātet
 It’s not that wavy, which is good,” the Captain said. P526Eṃṃan wōt an jejḷọk ṇo,” Kapen eo eba.ejjeḷọk
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whiffOnce the dog got a whiff of the robber it started chasing him.Kidu eo ej āt wōt bwiin ri-kọọt eo aj ekōpeḷe.ātāt
whileI'm dynamiting in your direction while you're dynamiting in that direction.Ij abbawaj ak kwōn abbaḷọk.abba
 It never gets impeded while in progress.Ejaje abor an etal.abor
 He'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.abwinmake
 I fish for adenpe sharks in your direction while you fish for the same toward me.Ij kaadenpewaj ak kwōj kaadenpetok.adenpe
 Jones's whistling while working is one of a kind.Ajwewein Joun ñe ej jerbal eban peljo.ajwewe
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whirlDon't whirl around or you'll get dizzy.Kwōn jab addeboulul bwe kwōnaaj ṃōḷañḷōñaddeboulul
whirlingStop whirling that child around.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kaadeboululi ajiri ṇeaddeboulul
whiskersClean the whiskers off this sennit for me.Kwōn kōrōnāle tok kokwaḷ (ekkwaḷ) ekōrōnāl
 That man has lots of whiskers -- a big beard.Ekwōdeake ḷeeṇkwōdeak
 Shave your whiskers because they are long.Kwōn rejaik kwōdeak kaṇe aṃ bwe rōaittok.reja
 Clean the whiskers off the husked coconut because we're going to extract the coconut meat from it to obtain coconut oil.Kwōn kabuwōtwōte tok waini ṇe bwe pen.buwōtwōt
whiskeyGive me a shot of whiskey.Letok juon jaatin wōjke.jaat
 Maybe the whiskey you drank got your throat clogged up.Bōlen wōjke eo kwaar ilimi ekamelkwarkware būruoṃ.melkwarkwar
 Whiskey is too strong for me.Eḷap an kajoor wōjke ñan ñawōjke
whisperIt's louder than the whisper of a child.Eḷḷaaj jān ajjinonin ajiri.ajjinono
 Whisper to him.Kwōn ṃōṃaidikdik (eṃṃaidikdik) ḷọk ñaneṃōṃaidikdik
whisperedTomorrow evening,” he whispered. P1324Ilju ej jota,” ewūnojdikdik tok.wūnojidikdik
 I whispered to Father so that he would know. P453Ikar wunojdikdik ḷọk ñan Jema bwe en jeḷā.wūnojidikdik
whisperingI hear your whispering.Ij roñ ajjinonoūṃ.ajjinono
whistleHis fear of ghosts makes him whistle continuouslyAn abwinmake ej kaajjoweweiki.ajwewe
 When I walk in the dark I have to whistle.Ñe ij etetal ilo marok eitok wōt bwe in ajwewe.ajwewe
 That's him who makes people whistle continuouslyRi-kaajoweweik armej eo ṇeajwewe
 There was a ghostly whistle and the gaff and the mast groaned as the boat swayed back and forth from side to side in the waves. P664Ekaabwinmakeke an wejeḷ im ainikien ñōñōrñōrin (eññōrñōrin) rojak eo ippān kiju eo, ilo an ṇo ko kōllāleiki im kōjjeplikliki wa eo ion lọmeto.ñōñōrñōr
whistledI could sense the sail was full as the wind blew and whistled through the riggings, and foam appeared on the surface of the water P567Ikar eñjake bwe ñe ej lōtlōt kōto eo ejañ riikin im ṃōrṃōr ioon lọjet.eñjake
whistlingJones's whistling while working is one of a kind.Ajwewein Joun ñe ej jerbal eban peljo.ajwewe
 He was whistling down the road when he was caught.Ej ajweweḷọk ilo iaḷ eo ḷọk ke rej jibwe.ajwewe
 While he was whistling a black noddy flew over and landed on the Captain’s right shoulder. P1035Ej ja ajjewewe bajjek wōt ijo ak ekā tak juon jekad im jok ioon aeran anbwijmaroñ.ajwewe
 It was the first time I heard the sound of whistling from him close to the steering wheel just before the tragedy struck that evening. P1034Ij kab baj naaj kar roñ ainikien ke ej ajwewe ijo ippān jebwe eo ṃōṃkaj wōt jidik jān an kar waḷọk bwijerro eo jọteen eo.bwijerro
 Who's that that keeps whistling?Wōn in ej ajjowewe?owe
whiteStop pretending you're a white manEṃōj ṇe aṃ kari-aelōñin pālleik eok.aelōñin pālle
 He's light skinned because his father is a white AmericanEaiṇokko kōnke nejin ri-pālle.aiṇokko
 Is the white parrotfish plentiful on the ocean side of the island?Eaḷakiie ke ek mouj ilikin āninaḷakiie
 White men gave the Marshallese language its alphabet.Ri-pālle raar kōṃṃan an kajin Ṃajeḷ aḷbapeet.aḷbapeet
 A mischievous white manĀjājin ri-pālle.ājāj
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whitedWho whited this out?Moujin wōn in?mouj
whitishShe is wearing a whitish and reddish dress.Ej kōṇak juon nuknuk memoujuj (emmoujuj) im būbrōrō (ibbūrōrō)(mejān).mouj
WhittleWhittle the end of that stick to sharpen it.Eọre ṃaan aḷaḷ ṇe bwe en ekkañ.eọr
 I'll use the adze and whittle off the bad part of the canoe bottom.Inaaj jaḷtoke ḷọk ijeṇe enana ilo jouj ṇejaḷtok
whizShe's a whiz at mimicking people.Lieṇ ekadik jeḷā lowaar.lowaar
whoHere comes the one who bothers people all the time.Ri-kaabwilōñlōñ eo ṇe tok.abbwilōñlōñ
 People who are shy will never make it.Rūabje rōban tōprak.abje
 Who is making the boy so shy?Wōn eṇ ej kabjeiki ḷadik eṇ?abje
 The person who fears ghosts from Jālwōj.Ri-abwinmake eo jān Jālwōj.abwinmake
 Is there anyone who will prod it closer to us?Ewōr ke ri-adibwijtok ñan kōj.adebdeb
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wholeThe whole lagoon is teeming with akajin fish.Eakajini ṃaḷo ṇeakajin
 The way to make salt fish is first, we clean the fish, and if they are big fish, we cut them into smaller sections, or if they are small fish, we put them whole to soak in salt water overnight. S27Wāween jọọḷ ek, ṃokta jej karreoik ek ko, im eḷañe ek killep men ko jej ṃwijiti im kōṃṃan bukwōn jidik, ak eḷañe ek jidik, jej kaiouki wōt in jooni ilo dānnin-jọọḷ iuṃwin juōn boñ.bukwōn
 I had never seen that many sharks in my whole life. P1004Ij jañin kar lelolo pako dettaer de eo ilo mour e .detta-
 And since it’s still dark we are going to have to wait for daylight before I can take the whole thing apart and really look at it.” P631Ak kiiō ke ebaj ditōb jenaaj aikuj kōrraan ñan jeḷati baib jet im lukkuun etali.”ditōb
 Don't lay out the whole matJab eḷḷọk lepe jake ṇeeḷḷọk
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whoʻllBut who'll say no?Ak wōn enaaj ba jaab?ak
 Yes, but who'll speak out for us?Iññā akō wōn enaaj kōnono ñan kōj?akō
 That's the chap who'll initiate the song.Kijak eo enaaj bwilik tok ṃaan al eo ṇebwilik ṃaan
 Who'll start the song?Wōn enaaj jarōk al eo?jarjar
 Who'll feed us when we go make copra on that islet?Wōn enaaj ṇakijed ṇa āneṇ ñe jenaaj kowainini?ṇakijen
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whomThe 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
 Whom are you cursing?Wōn ṇe kwōj jinjine?jinjin
 Whom are you mad at?Wōn ṇe kwōj juunṃaade?juunṃaad
whoreShe's excommunicated from church for being a whore.Raar joḷọke jān jar kōn an nana.joḷọk
whoʻreHave the people who're going to get livers left?Enañin etal ke ri-kaaj ro?aj
 The men who're fishing for akajin fish left a while ago.Ri-kaakajin ro remoot ekkeinḷọk.akajin
 Those who're late will always miss out.Ri-aḷo rej naaj jerata wōt.aḷo
whoʻsIt's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 When my uncle, who's also the lineage head, dies, my older brother will take his place.Ñe emej aḷap eṇ jeū enaaj pinej jenkwan.aḷap
 Who's suffering most from ulcers?Aḷjertata wōn?aḷjer
 That's the teacher who's always slapping (his students) on the back of the head.Ri-kaki eo ejjepwaḷwaḷ ṇejepwaḷ
 Who's employing you?Wōn ṇe ej kōjerbal eok?jerbal
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WhoseWhose fingernail is this on the chair?Akkiin wōn e ioon jea e?akki
 There is no other chanter whose incantation is as powerful as that woman's incantation.Ejjeḷọk ri-allōk mālkwōjin an allōk wōt lieñ.allōk
 Whose alu head lei is that?Wūtin wōn e alu?alu
 Whose copra harvesting period is it you're working?An wōn in aḷ kwōj kowaininiiki?aḷ
 Whose onion is this?Kijen wōn anien in?anien
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WhyWhy don't you quit bothering me?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kaabṇōṇōik ?abṇōṇō
 Why do the prices of goods fluctuate so much nowadays?En baj abōntọun wōt wōṇāān ṃweiuk raan kein?abōṇtọun
 Why doesn't he hurry up and use his middle finger so we can be on our way?En addi-eoḷapeḷọk bwe jen etal.addi-eoḷap
 Why don't you try using your middle finger?Kwōn ṃōk addi-eoḷape.addi-eoḷap
 Why are you squinting at us?Etke kwōj addikdiktok?addikdik
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wickWhile you're at it, get a wick for the lantern.Kab pukot tok juoṇ wiikin ḷaaṃ e.wiik
wickedSpawn of the wicked.Ineen ri-nana.ine
wideThe good news is spread far and wide around the world.Eajeeded naan eo eṃṃan ipeḷaakin laḷ in.ajeeded
 I still remember when I sailed with Father and two other men on a small boat that was twenty-two feet long and six feet wide. P1Ij keememej ḷọk wōt ke ikar uwe ippān Jema kab ruo ṃōṃaan ilo juon booj jidikdik eo roñoul ruo ne aitokan im jiljino ne depakpakin.depakpak
 Which coconut trees are those good and wide inpel from?Inpel in ni ta ṇe ke eṃṃan an depakpak?inpel
 It is so wide that if you were right in the middle of it, you wouldn’t be able to see any islands. P1320Joñan an aitok ijin eḷaññe jej pād i eoḷapān, ejej āne en jej loe.ioḷap
 His eyes went wide when I told him his car had broken down.Ear kabūrōrō ke ij ba ejorrāān wa eo waan.kabūrōrō
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wide-eyedHe was so excited that he got really wide-eyed. P997Ded mejān wōt ke ej kabūrōrō.ded
 He was so excited that he got really wide-eyed. P997Ded mejān wōt ke ej kabūrōrō.kabūrōrō
 Herman is always wide-eyed.Ekkabūrōrō Eaṃōṇ.kabūrōrō
widelyThese coconut trees are widely spacedEḷap an memeḷo (emmeḷo) kōtaan ni .memeḷo
widenDon't widen your eyes at me.Kwōn jab kabūrōrōik tok mejaṃ.kabūrōrō
widespreadMost widespread is the good news.Ajeeded tata naan eo eṃṃan.ajeeded
 Announcements are more widespread now with the broadcast station functioning.Eajeededḷọk kōjjeḷā kiiō ke ewōr retio ej jerbal.ajeeded
wifeHe's a greater wife stealer than the legendary Jemāluut.Eaelellọḷ ḷọk jān Jemāluut.aelellaḷ
 Better not fool around with his wife or he'll put a spell on you.Jab aelellọḷe bwe enaaj kọọle eok.aelellaḷ
 Etao stole Jemaluut's wife.Ḷeetao ear aelellaḷe Jemāluut.aelellaḷ
 He's hateful of people just as his wife isAkōjdatin wōt lieṇ ippān.akkōjdat
 Because there wasn't any good fish around he had to catch wrasse to feed his wife.Kōn an jeja ek eṃṃan ḷeo ear kaalle kijen lio pāleen.alle
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wifeʻsWhenever we have male children, they are iepjaḷḷọk because they always stay with the wife's family.Ñe ej wōr nejid laddik rej iep jaḷḷọk kōnke ekkā wōt aer naaj ḷoor kōrā ro ippāer.iep jaḷḷọk
 My wife's cooking is very delicious and thus satisfying.Ekōmatmat an kōrā e riū kōmat.mat
 Here comes my wife's brother.Ṃōṃaan (Eṃṃaan) eo ṇe tok.ṃōṃaan
wigglesHe always wiggles his toes.Aolep iien ej kabbōōlōl neen.bōbōōlōl
 She wiggles when she walks.Ebbōōlōl an etetal.bōbōōlōl
WigwamThe Wigwam store has a big sale going on.Ewōtlọk Wiikwaaṃ kōn oṇāān ṃweiukwōtlọk kōn oṇāān ṃweiuk
wildGo look for some wild chickens for our pet.Etal im allotok nejirro mānnimar.allo
 Don't make that chicken wild.Kwōn jab kaawiiaik bao eṇ.awiia
 They would have won but their pitcher was wild.Rōnaaj kar wiin ak eboor pijja eo.boor
 There are wild animals in the middle of the island.Elōñ kidu awiia buḷōn āninbuḷōn
 Its not good to chew wild pandanus because they can be itchy.Enana wōdwōd edwaan bwe eidid.edwaan
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wildernessGod gave the Jews in the wilderness water to drink from the rock.Anij ear ṇalimen ri-Ju ro ilo ānejeṃaden eo jān dekā eo.ṇalimen
wildlyI 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
 Pitch to him wildly, so he won't make a home runKwōn kaboore am pijja ñan ḷeeṇ bwe en jab bōkḷọk.boor
willThe baby will cry because you're bothering it.Enaaj jañ ajiri ṇe kōn aṃ kaabbwilōñlōñe.abbwilōñlōñ
 It's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 People who are shy will never make it.Rūabje rōban tōprak.abje
 Alright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 Our body will die but the soul will live forever.Ānbwinnid enaaj mej ak ad enaaj mour indeo.ad
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WilliamWilliam is always broke.Wūliaṃ ej make wōt jejarjar (ejjarjar).jar
winS/he'll keep saying s/he'll win and s/he just might do so.Ej kaajjimālele bajjik innām ejujen maroñ wiin.ajjimālele
 His popularity made him win the last election.Aneptokin ekōṃṃan an maroñ tōprak ilo ekkāālel eo ḷọkaneptok
 They turned on the pressure and came back to win in the last quarter.Raar ibeb em wiin ilo teeñ eo āliktataibeb
 They played well but didn't begin to win.Ear ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) aer kukure (ikkure)ak rōjab podem wiin.podem
 The black magician to make people win contests committed suicide.Ri-anjin-wōlbo eo ear kilaba.anjin-wōlbo
winchPut the merchandise on the pallet so we may winch them up.Paḷōji ṃweiuk kaṇe bwe ren ṃukkopaḷōt
windThat way we’ll sail into the wind toward Likiep. P842Āindein admān naaj jeje tak waj ijeṇe tak waj ñan Likiep.ad
 The current is running northwards now, because there is normally wind from the southwest since it’s summer. P186Ej ae niñaḷọk kiiō kōnke ekkā wōt an kūtak bwe ej iien rak wōt.ae
 The wind made the current drift the canoe southwardKōto in ekaaerōkeañḷọk wa eo.aerōkeañḷọk
 The wind is creating currents in the oceanKōto in ekaaete lọjet.aet
 The wind is creating currents in the ocean.Kōto in ekōṃṃan an aet lọjet. aet
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windlassMilitopi. The Militobi's windlass broke down.Ejorrāān wūlleej eo anwūlleej
windlessThe lagoon side of the islets facing west are calm (windless).Elur jabarin āne ko rej jālto arier.jabar
windmillIt's spinning like a windmill in the wind.Elodideañ ilo kōto in.lodideañ
windowDon't look into that window.Kwōn jab allimōmō ilo wūntō ṇeallimōmō
 Please lower (close) the window because it's raining in.Komaroñ ke dọuk wūnto ṇe bwe etọ tok?dedọdo
 Close that window.Kwōn dọuk wūntō ṇededọdo
 You didn't close that window tightlyEjọkoṇ aṃ kar kōṃṃane wūntō eṇ.jọkoṇ
 The window is closed.Ekilōk wūntō eo.kilōk
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windowsAre your windows glass or plastic?Wūntō rot eṇ aṃ kilaj ke būḷajtiik?kilaj
 It's not good to look into people's windows.Enana memō (emmō) ilo wūntōōn ṃōn armej.
 That’s the house there in front of you, where the windows are all lit up.” P174Ṃweo ṇeṇe iṃaan ej kabōlbōl wūṇtō kaṇ ie.”ṇeṇe
windsThe sorcerer is doing his thing to cause good sailing winds.Rijọubwe eo eṇ ej kaurur jiañ.kaurur jiañ
 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
 We must have been surfing downwind across the waves with favorable winds at our back for two days. P913Ruo eo ke raan in ammān kōllōkā ippān ṇo im kōto ṃōṃanṃōn eo.kōllōkā
windwardHe’s been saying we were off course since Roi-Namur and that we should tack windward because land was to the east, but you said no. P1236Eḷak kar ba ke jebuñ jān Ruōt im jen bwābwe wōt bwe aelōñ eo epād i reeaar, ekwe kwōbar ba ke eaab.buñ
 Tack windward a bit,” the Boatswain yelled down from the mast. P496Bwābwe tak jidik,” Bojin eo elaṃōj laḷ tak jān kiju eo.bwābwe
 Let's two of us tack this canoe windward.Jeṇro kabwābweik wa in.bwābwe
 The bushes along the windward side of this islet greatly shelter these houses on the lagoon side.Eḷap an mar kaṇe liktok kōjablur ṃōkein iar.jablur
 They made a canvas-drop at the windward side of the house.Rar jaññōre ijo eḷap an itok kōto ie.jaññōr
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windyThe ruddy turnstones abound the most at the windy seasonEaerār tata ñe ej añōneañ.aerār
 It was so windy the tree stumps nearly came off the ground.Joñan an ḷap kōto, ekiōk tūṃ debọkut.debọkut
 Guys, it’s starting to get windy,” the Boatswain said. P547Ḷōṃa e, ejino ekkōtoto tok, Bojin eo eba.kōto
 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
 The shimmering of the water on the lagoon surface means that it's windy.Aemuujin ioon dān ej kallikkar bwe ekkōtoto.aemuuji
WineWine is made from grapes.Rej kōṃṃan wain jān kūreep.kūreep
wingThese islands were under the wing of Spain, Germany, Japan, and after the war up until today as of 1965 under the wing of America. S3Aelōñ kein raar pād iuṃwin pein Jipein, Jāmne, Jepaan, im ālikin pata eo ḷọk ñan rainin, rej pād iuṃwin pein Amedka.iuṃwi-
 These islands were under the wing of Spain, Germany, Japan, and after the war up until today as of 1965 under the wing of America. S3Aelōñ kein raar pād iuṃwin pein Jipein, Jāmne, Jepaan, im ālikin pata eo ḷọk ñan rainin, rej pād iuṃwin pein Amedka.iuṃwi-
wingsAs for me, I wouldn’t even have known the bird was there if I hadn’t heard its wings flapping as it slowly alighted on the Captain’s shoulder. P1037Ñe baj ña eo, iñak ke eor men eo eḷaññe ikar jab roñ ainikien pein an bao eo pikpik ke ej jokadikdik tok im jok ioon aeran Kapen eo.jok
 There was gas all over the plane's wings.Ekkiaajaj ioon pein baḷuun eo.kiaj
winnerHe was overcome with joy in as much as he didn't believe he would be the winner.Erōññōḷọk kōnke ear jab tōmak enāj kar bōk tūb eo.raññōḷọk
winningYou must cheer our team so they can be enthused toward winning.Koṃwin pinniki kumi eṇ ad bwe ren kōkōḷoḷo (ekkōḷoḷo) im wiin.pinnik
 He always contributes to his team's winning.Ekọwiinin kijoñ eṇ.wiin
winsThat team always wins.Eowiinin kumi eṇ.wiin
winterIt's very dry in the Marshalls during the winter.Elukkuun jọwōtwōt Ṃajōḷ ilo añeneañ.jọwōtwōt
wipeThe only thing I needed to do was wipe his face with his towel because he was sweating profusely. P1142Men eo de eo iaikuj kar matmate turin mejān kōn tọọl eo an bwe ejiebḷọk kōn menokadu.aikuj
 Wipe that dirty spot off the engine with a rag.Kwōn bōroik ijeṇe ettoon ilo injin ṇebōro
 Don't wipe your glasses with rags or you'll scratch them.Jab iri māj ṇe mejaṃ kōn rāāk bwe kwōnaaj kọkurereiki.kurere
 Wipe the perspiration off yourself with that towel.Kwōn kamenokaduuk eok kōn tọọl ṇemenokadu
wipedI took off my shirt and wiped the sweat from my forehead and my face. P991Iutūk jiiñlij eo im iri ḷọk menokadu eo i deṃa im turin meja.daṃ
 He surfed in and got wiped outEar lōkātok em jeddaṃ.jeddaṃ
 I called and I got wiped out (Poker game)Iar wadu im jeddaṃ.jeddaṃ
 The American troops waited a bit before they resumed the assault and wiped out all the Viet Cong.Rūttariṇae ro an Amedeka raar kōmeḷan jidik innem bar jino ṃurṃur ñan maatin ri-Viet Cong ro. meḷan
 He wiped out ten men.Ear tọre joñoul ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan).tọrtọr
wipingThe Captain was steering and Father was wiping oil and dirt from his hands. P866Kapen eo ekar jebwebwe ak ñe Jema ej iri ḷọk wōiḷ im tōtoon ko jān pein.irir
wireTrolling wire leaderAtadin ilarak.atad
 Maybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hookBōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇeatad
 You two go and bring some wire string for stringing fish.Koṃro ilām kaile tok.ile
 Do you guys know if there’s any wire on the boat” Father said, the kind that’s really thick?” P731Koṃro jeḷā eor ke wea i wa in?” Jema eba, Kain rot eṇ ekijñeñe.kijñeñe
 Be sure to use wire leader with that hook.Kab ḷōḷe kāāj ṇeḷōḷ
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wisdomSeeking knowledge guarantees wisdom. (a proverb)Jitdaṃ kapeel.jitdaṃ
 Do you have your wisdom teeth yet?Enañin eọñ ke ñilepaṃñilep
wiseThe wise men tried hard to reach the place where the child was born.Ri-kanpil ro raar kijbadbad im kōttōparḷọk ijo niñniñ eo ear ḷotak ie.kijbadbad
wishTheir wish (the wish of the three of them) came true.Kōṇaan eo aerjeel etōprak.aerjeel
 Their wish (the wish of the three of them) came true.Kōṇaan eo aerjeel etōprak.aerjeel
 I wish I knew where he's gone with his reclaimed gifts.In kar jeḷā ia in ej ajejin Jowa ḷọk ie ḷọkajejin Jowa
 I wish I knew where the cross-eyed person has gone.In kar jeḷā ia eo ej aljetḷọk ie kiiō.aljet
 I wish you'd stop grabbing so much land for yourself as we have a large lineage.Kwōn jab baj aṃḷap bwe jebwijlep.amḷap
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wishesDon't disregard my wishes.Jab kōjekdọọn kōṇaan ko .jekdọọn
wishingWe were all feeling sad and wishing the plane had seen us when Father spoke to me. P947Kōmmān ej baj būroṃōj wōt bajjek im ḷọkwanwa ḷọk ippān baḷuun eo kōn an jab lo kōmmān ak Jema ekkōnono tok.ḷokwanwa
wistfulQuit your wistful yearning if you want to accomplish anything.Eṃōj ṇe aṃ lilikakōjkōj (illikakōjkōj) bwe eban or men etōprak.likakōj
withLet her play teeter-totter with youKaabōntauni ippaṃ.abōṇtọun
 Alright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 Alright, tomorrow together with the Boatswain we will fill this boat with our scrap,” the Captain said.Ioḷe ilju kōjjel Bojin kanne wa in kōn jọkpej ko adjel,” Kapen eo eba.ad
 I’m turning it off and the two of us will go ashore and together with the Captain we’ll start loading our scrap. P337Ij kune im kōjro wōnāne ḷọk kōjjel Kapen eo jino ektaki tok jọkpej ko adjel.ad
 The giant grabbed the men and lifted them up with his fingers.Ri-maakaiio eo ear addiiki ḷōṃaro im kotak er.addi
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withdrewHe withdrew the ramrod from the gun.Ear wōme naṃnoor eo jān bu eo.wōmwōm
witheredHe shook the flower tree and it withered.Eidiki ut eo im mej.idik
withinThe well-known lust within the Ri-Ṃae clan.Aelellọḷin jowi eṇ an Ri-Ṃae.aelellaḷ
 The relationship within our clan will last forever because it's alive and well.Aerṃwein jowi in ad ej ñan indeo kōn aer jeḷā aerṃweiki doon.aerṃwe
 Is it within rangeEnañin allọk ke?allọk
 Wait till it comes within range, then shoot it.Kōttar an allọk em buuki.allọk
 One more tacking and the island will be within rangeÑe jebar diak juon alen enaaj allọk āneṇallọk
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withoutTo get to her house without getting very wet she used my umbrellaEar aṃbwidilāḷọk kōn aṃbwidilā eo ñan ṃweo iṃōn bwe en jab kanooj ṇokaṃbwidilā
 Don't swim without asking permission.Jab anemkwōje aṃ tutu iar.anemkwōj
 How can I come there without transportationEkōjkan naaj iwōj ke ejjeḷọk wa.kōjka-
 They excommunicated him for promiscuous cohabitation—"living together" without being married.Raar jarin kōtḷọke kōn an koba waan.jarin kōtḷọk
 They cooked the sap before they gave it away, so it could stay without fermenting for two days.Raar jekajejeikḷọk jekaro bwe ren maroñ pād ruo raan.jekajeje
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withstandThe wave-guard couldn't withstand the big waves.Joñan an ḷap ṇo ejar ubweṇo eo.ubweṇo
withstoodHe certainly has the stamina to have withstood the beating in his recent fight.Baj kōiiein ke ejab jorrāān jān bait eo aerro.kōiie
witnessYou have to sign the document as a witness.Kwōj aikuj jaini peba ṇe āinwot juon ri-kaṃool.jain
 As we arrived at the place, we were in time to witness the celebration of the breadfruit season.Kōm ḷak tōprakḷọk, kōm iioon aer ṃaṃaṃaṃa
 Witness.Ri-kaṃooḷ.ṃool
 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor. S5Kwōn jab kōnnaan naan in riab ṇae ri-turuṃ.riab
 Have you any witness for the upcoming trial?Eor ke aṃ ri-kaṃool ñan ekajet in.ri-kaṃool
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witnessesWho will be your witnesses?Wōn ej apar ñan koṃro?apar
wizHe's a mathematical wiz.Likao en emoot ilo bōnbōn.moot
wizardHe's bound to have the answer since he's a wizard.Eban jab jeḷā bwe ṇakṇōkṇakṇōk
 You are such a wizard at keeping sharks away.Ejjeḷọk wōt anjin-pakoūṃanjin-pako
WoeWoe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth. (Rev. 8:13).O, o, o ñan ro rej jokwe ioon laḷ.o
 Woe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth. (Rev. 8:13).O, o, o ñan ro rej jokwe ioon laḷ.o
 Woe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth. (Rev. 8:13).O, o, o ñan ro rej jokwe ioon laḷ.o
WōjaResiding in Wōja is the most peaceful.Aenōṃṃan tata mour ilo Wōja.aenōṃṃan
wokeYour being noisy woke the baby.Ailuwannañnañūṃ ekọruj niñniñ e.ailuwannañnañ
 Your making noise woke the baby up.Amiiañ aeñwāñwā ekoṃṃan bwe en ruj niñniñ e.amiiañ
 When I woke up the next day, I went up and saw the Boatswain up on top of the mast. P863Rujlọkin raan eo juon, iḷak baj wanlōñ ḷọk jān lowa ikar lo Bojin eo ej de i raan kaju eo.de
 The next morning I woke up on my own and looked all around but didn’t see anyone else. P955Jebboñon eo juon imake ruj im ḷak reilik reiṃaan i lowaan wa eo, eejej eṇ ikar loe ak ña wōt.ejej
 I only woke up because Father woke me up so I could eat breakfast with everyone. P820Unin ruj Jema ekar kọruj bwe in ṃabuñ ippāerjel.ippa-
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wokenAnd now we tried to let you sleep and rest so you would get better, and you say we should have woken you up. P1237Kiiō kōṃro ḷak jab kọkkure aṃ kiki im kakkije bwe kwōn ājmourḷọk, kwōba ke kōṃro en kar kọruj eok.ājmuur
WoleaiansOne of the Woleaians hacked off Lipepe's head.Juon iaan riWōleai ro ear jepake bōran Lipepe.jepak
wolfHe's a wolf in sheep's clothing.Ettino ṃwilintūtino
womanThey are aware of the fact that that woman causes people to get giddy.Rejeḷā ke ri-kaaddeboulul armej kōrā eṇ.addeboulul
 An overly possessive woman.Rūkkaaerer in kōrā.aer
 She's the most overworked woman.Ailparok tata lieṇ.ailparok
 He has the voice of a woman.Eainikien kōrā.ainikie-
 The woman scratched his face with her razor-sharp finger nails.Lio eraakutake turin mejān ḷeo kōn akkiin pein kōkañkōñ (ekkañkōñ).akkiin pā
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womanʻsThere is no other chanter whose incantation is as powerful as that woman's incantation.Ejjeḷọk ri-allōk mālkwōjin an allōk wōt lieñ.allōk
 In Japan, diving for pearls is a woman's job.An kōrā jerbal kabōōr i Jepaan.bōōr
 The old woman's job is to make rolls of pandanus leaves.Jerbal eo an lelḷap eṇ ej ri-jāljel maañ.jāljel
 That woman's hair is the darkest black.Ejiltata an kilmeej kooḷan bōran lieṇ.jil
 The boy stepped on the old woman's foot.Ḷaddik eo ejuuri neen leḷḷap eo.jijuur
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wombHer womb is malignant.Ejorrāān jikin niñniñ eṇ an.jikin niñniñ
womenTheir way of carrying things in a basket, today's Marshallese women, that is.Aduwadoier, kōrāān Ṃajeḷ in raan kein.aduwado
 The sexual intercourse technique performed by Arno young women is renowned in the Marshall Islands.Aelaḷin jiroñin Arno ebuñbuñ ilo Ṃajeḷ in.aelaḷ
 The women are reducing.Liṃaraṇ rej kaaidikdik.aidik
 The women are on a diet.Liṃaraṇ rej kaainniñniñ.ainiñ
 The women are looking for pandanus leaves to thatch this house.Liṃaro rej kōmaañ ajin ṃweoaj
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womenʻsThe women are shopping for traditional women's mats at the women's club handicraft shop to give as gifts to the man of the cloth.Liṃaro raṇ rej kaed iṃōn amiṃōṇo eṇ an kuḷab eṇ an kōrā kein aerro būrejini rūkaki eṇ.ed
 The women are shopping for traditional women's mats at the women's club handicraft shop to give as gifts to the man of the cloth.Liṃaro raṇ rej kaed iṃōn amiṃōṇo eṇ an kuḷab eṇ an kōrā kein aerro būrejini rūkaki eṇ.ed
 Women's dresses from Hawaii are better.Jokankan in Hawaii reṃṃanḷọk.jokankan
wonThe chief won the battle.Irooj eo eṃōj an bōk anjọ.anjọ
 The boxer from America won the fight.Ri-bait eo jān America ewiin.bait
 They would have won but their pitcher was wild.Rōnaaj kar wiin ak eboor pijja eo.boor
 They contested until dark but no one won.Erro depet-doon lọkuṃ boñ ak ejjeḷọk eṇ ewiin.depet-doon
 Who won the relay?Wōn eo ewiin ilo dide eo.dide
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wonderMan, I wonder where he's going with his unpleasant body odor to?Ḷōṃare, ej ajjiḷapḷapḷọk ñan ia?ajjiḷapḷap
 I wonder what's he so sprightly about.Ta ḷōṃa ta eṇ ekaalijerḷọk.alijerḷọk
 Some came to wonder about ever seeing the four of us back, some came by to listen to our story, and others to say that they missed us and were glad to see the four of us again. P1340Jet rej wātin bwilōñ eake kōmmān, jet rej wātin eoroñ nenaan, ak jet rej wātin tok ippāmmān.ippa-
 No wonder you are in trouble.Jebata wūnin aṃ jorrāān ṇejebata
 I wonder whose boat that is. P1108Ḷōṃare naaj wa ta eṇ.ḷōṃarā
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wonderfulIt's really hard to match his wonderful achievementsElukkuun pen kōjaaki jerbal ṃōṃanṃōn (eṃṃanṃōn) ko an.jaak
 He has wonderful techniqueEkōl an kōṃṃan kōl.kōl
WonderwomanIt's true that you are a Wonderwoman / an impossible woman.Ṃool ke kwe juon kōrā kabwilōñlōñ.kabwilōñlōñ
wontA little bit, but it won’t be very clear because the clouds are in the way and moving slowly,” the Boatswain quickly answered. P700Ejino tak ak eban lukkuun alikkar bwe ej jañin apdik an boṇ lañ,” Bojin eo eṃōkaj im uwaak.apdik
 We won’t see those kinds of things up ahead,” he continued to insist. P928Jeban ellolo kain ṇe i ṃaan,” Kapen eo eakweḷap im ālijinmenālijinmen
 Alright, no big deal, but you should go get yourself ready so we won’t drift and end up on the island of Ṇauṇau,” the Boatswain said as he laughed. P290Ekwe ej jab nana ak kwōn kōpopo ilo boojaṃ bwe jen jab peḷọk im peek aelōñin Ṇauṇau,” Bojin eo erere ke ej ba men in.booj
 Some day, there won’t be any fuel left at all. P860Kab ke juon raan enaaj tōtōr im maat kaan injin otemjej i laḷ in.im
 Okay, just stay there, because I'm going to drag one end of the board up on deck and through the doorway while you hold the other end; that way it won’t fall on you or the engine,” Father suggested. P677Ekwe, kwōn kab pād wōt ijeṇe bwe inaaj ekkotak lōñ ḷọk im iperi ḷọk ioon teek i lowaan kōjām ṇe ḷọk im kwōnaaj jibwe tu ḷokaer ilo iien eṇ ij kōtḷọki bwe ren jab wōtḷọk im ure eok kab injin ṇe,” Jema ekar kapilōk tok .ipep
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wonʻtNuts! I won't like it!Aiaea iban kōṇaan!aiaea
 My working alone won't have any negative effect on our relationship.Ajerreū ejamin kōṃṃan oktak in kōtaan nokwōn eo arro.ajerre
 Your habitual tardiness won't help your getting a salary increase.Aḷokbadiṃ enaaj kōṃṃan bwe en jab ḷapḷọk wōṇeaṃ.aḷokbad
 You shouldn't let him do anything he wants now when he's still young because you won't be able to control him when he grows up.En jab ḷap aṃ kaanemkwōje ilo an dik bwe kwōnaaj bane ñe enaaj rūttoḷọk.anemkwōj
 Maybe you should use a wire leader so you won't lose the hookBōlen kwōn atade bwe en jab jako kāāj ṇeatad
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woodHe smells like rotten wood.Eḷap an bwiin ajjiḷapḷap.ajjiḷapḷap
 Put more fire wood in the fire before it goes out.Anekane kijeek ṇe bwe eitōn kun.anekane
 Hurry up and put more fire wood in the fire so we can go.Anekaneḷọk bwe jen etal.anekane
 Put wood on the fire so it doesn't die out.Ankaane kijek ṇe bwe en jab kun.ankaan
 That piece of wood is full of knots.Ebbōkeke aḷaḷ ṇebōke
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woodenThe wooden bowl is made out of breadfruit wood.Jāpe eṇ ear kōṃṃan jān .jāpe
 Your wooden bowl is from where?Jāpe in ia ṇe aṃ?jāpe
 I can't wear wooden clogsIjaje jinaketa.jinaketa
 Let him use the wooden clogs until tomorrow.Kwōn ja kajinaketaiki ñan ilju.jinaketa
woodsThe children are having an acrobatic contest in the woods.Ajri raṇ rej kọutiltil buḷōn mar kaṇ.util
wood-shavingsThe boat house had wood-shavings strewn all over the place.Ettōptōp ṃōn booj eo.tōp
wordMy biting my lips made me mispronounce the word.Aṃtōkū ekōṃṃan an bōd ba naan eo.aṃtōk
 He is starting to spread the word to the people.Ej tar bōōjōje naan ko ñan armej ro.bōōjōj
 How do you say this word in English?Ewi wāween ba naan eo ilo kajin Iñlij?ewi
 Did he spell the word correctlyEjiṃwe ke an jipeeḷe naan eo?jipeeḷ
 He spelled the word incorrectlyEjipeeḷe naan eo im bōd.jipeeḷ
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wordsTheir persuasiveness was evident in their choice of words.Aejemjemier ealikkar ilo naan ko aer.aejemjem
 That chief carries power in his words.Eaejemjem an irooj eṇ naan.aejemjem
 Come, let's socialize in the evening. (words from a song)Itok kōjro aetōl in jota.aetōl
 The sound of your voice lulls my soul to sleep. (words from a love song).Ainikiōṃ ekakiiki .ainikie-
 His words have consequences.Eajāllik an ennaan.ajāllik
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woreHer dress has faded the most because she wore it so often.Eeor tata nuknuk eṇ an lieṇ kōn an ikkutkut an kōṇake.eor
 This is the first time I wore a long dress.Kab baj ipepū.ipep
 He wore a checkered shirt.Ejjekabootot jōōt eo an.jekaboot
 This is the first time I wore this shirt.Ij kab lōt(e) jōōt e .lōtlōt
 He wore a loud aloha shirt on Friday.Ear kōṇak juon uḷa rōōj Būḷāide eo.rōōj
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workIt's going to work out, as the guy who's good at tucking things under his arms will help her.Enaaj eṃṃan bwe rūkaabjāje eo eṇ enaaj jipañe.abjāje
 The blood pressure he felt in the blood vessels in his left arm prevented him from work.Aerin bōtōktōkin ekein pein tuanmiiñ ear kautaṃweiki jān jerbal.aerin bōtōktōk
 When it's their turn to work, they'll do their best.Eḷaññe enaaj aerwōj iien jerbal renaaj kate er joñan wōt aer maroñ.aerwōj
 His expertise tends to make him work aloneAn kapeel eitok wōt in kaajerrāiki an jerbal.ajerre
 You know more about building canoes than I so you work more all by yourself.Kwaajerrāḷọk ilo jekjek wa jān ñaajerre
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workedThe person who worked on a canoe to make it sail fast got lost at sea.Ri-an wa eo epeḷọk.an
 I worked the problem in my head.Iar aṇtọọne wūn eo.aṇtọọn
 I worked last night and Alfred was supposed to work this morning.Iar jerbal jota ak Alfred enāj kar kajibboñ.jibboñ
 This is the third year I've worked thereKein kajilu in iiō in jerbal.jilu
 They worked together on the copra and finished it before nightfall.Raar kumiti waini eo im kōmate ṃokta jān an boñ.kumit
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workerHe works all by himself because he's an experienced worker.Eajerre ilo jerbal kōn an jeḷā jerbal.ajerre
 He is a slow worker.Ejaiur jerbal.jāiur
 He's not a speedy worker. He's a very slow worker.Eḷap an jaiurjet ilo jerbal.jāiurjet
 He's not a speedy worker. He's a very slow worker.Eḷap an jaiurjet ilo jerbal.jāiurjet
workersThese inexperienced workers are very slow in doing their work.Ri-jāmminene ro raṇ ej make wōt ruṃwij aer jerbal.jāmminene
 Who has taken responsibility for bringing food for the workers?Wōn eo ej loloodjake tok kijen ri-jerbal.loloodjake
workingI'm sluggish today and don't feel like working.Eḷap addiṃakoko rainin im iabwin jerbal.addiṃakoko
 My working alone won't have any negative effect on our relationship.Ajerreū ejamin kōṃṃan oktak in kōtaan nokwōn eo arro.ajerre
 He's a loner the most in working.Eajerrā tata ilo jerbal.ajerre
 Jones's whistling while working is one of a kind.Ajwewein Joun ñe ej jerbal eban peljo.ajwewe
 He's taking a stroll when he should be working.Ej alwōj bajjek ak ej jab jerbal.alwōj bajjek
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workingsHe knows the workings of protocol.Ejeḷā kilen kōṃanit.ṃanit
workmanshipHis workmanship is fine. His penmanship is fine.Ekanooj eṃṃaṇ eḷtan pein.eḷtan pā
worksHe works all by himself because he's an experienced worker.Eajerre ilo jerbal kōn an jeḷā jerbal.ajerre
 We'll experiment with it to see if it works.Jenaaj elmọkote ṃōk lale eṃṃan ke.elmọkot
 Did you go over his works?Kwaar etale ke an jerbal?etale
 It sounds good and it doesn’t matter if we don’t test drive this boat because I know it works well. P336Eṃṃan ainikien im āinwōt juon ñe jejab likbade wa in bwe ijeḷā ke eṃṃan an jerbal.jab
 He works hardEḷap an kije ḷeeṇ ilo jerbal.kije
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worldThe good news is spread far and wide around the world.Eajeeded naan eo eṃṃan ipeḷaakin laḷ in.ajeeded
 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
 His exaggerations are out of this world.Ej make wōt depakpak an riab.depakpak
 God created the world.Anij ear ejaake laḷ in.ejaak
 Listen to the world newsKoṃin eọroñ naan in laḷ in.eọroñ naan
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worldlyBecause 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
wornThat woman has worn the grass skirt.Kōrā eo eṇ eṃōj an inin.inin
 She is worn out from taking care of her children.Eḷap an lio pālo kōn ajri ro nājin.pālo
worriedMy following (her) around worried himAemọkkweiū ekōṃṃan an inepata.aemọkkwe
 But what are you worried about; if we go and something is wrong, then we’ll fix it in the traditional ways.” P289A bwe eṇta kwōj inepata ke ñe etal im apañ tok, jejujen kōjerbal kōṃadṃōdin aelōñ kein.”apañ
 The old man is worried about his son who has never come back from fishing.Eḷap an inepata ḷōḷḷap eo kōn ḷadik eo nejin ejjañin roltok jān ke ear ilām eoñwōd.inepata
 I was worried about the sound of the water so I used a can to bail it into a bucket. P348Iinepata kōn ainikien dān eo innem ijujen jibwe tok bakōj eo kab kuwat eo im jino kar āneninepata
 What makes you worried?Ta ṇe ej kainepataik eok?inepata
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worriesHis worries have caused him ulcers.Eaḷjer kōn an inepata.aḷjer
 I don’t believe that the Captain will listen to me, because I’m always telling him what I think, worries and complaints. P128Ij jab tōmak bwe Kapen eṇ enaaj eọroñ bwe aolep iien ij leḷọk ḷōmṇak ñan e, ellootaan im ḷōkatiplelotaan
 I don’t believe that the Captain will listen to me, because I’m always telling him what I think, worries and complaints. P128Ij jab tōmak bwe Kapen eṇ enaaj eọroñ bwe aolep iien ij leḷọk ḷōmṇak ñan e, ellootaan im ḷōkatipḷōkatip
worryDon't you worry cause I'll let you use my ironJab inepata bwe inaaj kaene eok.aen
 Why do you worry so much when she's expressing her needs to you?Etke kwōj inepaata ke ej aikuj waj ñan eok?aikuj
 How long are you going to worry?Kwōnaaj aitwerōk ḷọk ñan ñāātaitwerōk
 Don't worry because I can easily get it for you.Jab inepata bwe eaḷakiie.aḷakiie
 Those who live on their inherited land have nothing to worry aboutRi-amṇak ejjeḷọk aer inepata.amṇak
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worseOur ulcers are worse than theirs.Jaaḷjerḷọkjān er.aḷjer
 He broke the treatment taboos and ended up worse than before.Eaḷok im jorrāān.aḷok
 You stay here and watch him and let us know if his mood changes for the worse.” P1068Kab pād wōt turin im waje bwe ñe enana taṃṃwin, kwōkōjjeḷā lōñ tak.”kōjjeḷā
 It stayed that way and even got worse until about 6 o’clock that evening. P785Ekar āindeeo an nanaḷọk lañ ñan ke enañin kij jiljino awa jọteen eo.nana
worshipAlmighty God our father tells us not to worship idolsAnij Ḷapḷap jemādwōj ej ba jen jab kabuñ ñan anij raṇ.anij raṇ
 They worship an idol.Rej kabuñ ñan ekjab.ekjab
 Sunday is a day of worship.Jabōt raan in kabuñ.kabuñ
 They worship GodRej wūjtak Anij.wūjtak
worstHe is the worst pitcherBoor tata eo eṇ.boor
worthWhat are you worth now? what do you do now?Ta ṇe kotōlloke kiiō?tōllọk
worthierYou certainly are worthier than previously. You are better qualified than before.Kwokōiie ḷọk jān ṃoktakōiie
worthlessThose cars are old and worthless.Kaar ko kaṇ reṃor im jettokjāer.jettokja-
 Of no value. Worthless.Jej tokjān.tokja-
 Make it worthless or of no value.Kajejtokjān.tokja-
worthyI would have married you but I am not worthy.Inaaj kar bōk peiṃ ak ejjab tōllọkū.tōllọk
WotjeIt's a pumpkin from Wotje because it's large.Baañke in Wotje bwe eḷap.baañke
 Lots more coconut crabs in Wotje than Likiep.Elōñḷọk barulep Wotje jān Likiep.barulep
 There are lots of eañ shells at Wotje AtollEḷap an lōñ eañ ilo aelōñin Wōjjā.eañ
 There are lots of ekmouj on the ocean side of Wotje.Eḷap an ekmouji likin Wōjjā.ekmouj
 The boat sailed away to Wotje the day before yesterday.Wa eo ear jerak ñan Wōjjā inne eo ḷọk juon.inne eo ḷọk juon
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WouldWould you fasten the sail to the boom for me?Kwōn ṃōk aekōrāik tok ñan ñaaekōrā
 There was no doubt that he would comeAelọkin ke ej naaj kar itok wōt.aelọk
 Would you press some ice cubes to my head to prevent swelling?Kwōn ṃōk aiji bōra bwe en jab bōbōj (ebbōj).aij
 Would you like to go with me to get some livers for dinner?Kwokōṇaan ke itok ippa kōjro etal in kaaj tok jālele in jota?aj
 Would you go and see for us where it's roosting?Etal ṃōk akajoketok ñan kōjro.akajok
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wouldntThe Boatswain came after I was done pulling in the anchor and put it away where it belonged so it wouldn’t get in the way. P480Ej kab baj wātok ālik Bojin eo ke ej dedeḷọk tōbtōb im kọkoṇe jān ijo bwe en jab kaapañ jerbal.apañ
 The Boatswain came after I was done pulling in the anchor and put it away where it belonged so it wouldn’t get in the way. P480Ej kab baj wātok ālik Bojin eo ke ej dedeḷọk tōbtōb im kọkoṇe jān ijo bwe en jab kaapañ jerbal.ālik
 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
 It is so wide that if you were right in the middle of it, you wouldn’t be able to see any islands. P1320Joñan an aitok ijin eḷaññe jej pād i eoḷapān, ejej āne en jej loe.ioḷap
 As for me, I wouldn’t even have known the bird was there if I hadn’t heard its wings flapping as it slowly alighted on the Captain’s shoulder. P1037Ñe baj ña eo, iñak ke eor men eo eḷaññe ikar jab roñ ainikien pein an bao eo pikpik ke ej jokadikdik tok im jok ioon aeran Kapen eo.jok
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wouldnʻtHe wouldn't know because he's not a good aikūtōkōd fisherman.Ejaje bwe ej jab ri-kaikūtōkōd.aikūtōkōd
 He was always pretending to be sick so that he wouldn't have to work.Aolep iien ej jekpen im ba enañinmej bwe en jab jerbal.jekpen
 I wouldn't know how to act smart.Ijaje kajjiṃaatat.jiṃaat
 I had to hold onto the teapot, so it wouldn't topple over, and occasionally stir the fire, which tended to die because the firewood was damp. P885Ikar aikuj dāpij tibat eo bwe en jab okjak im pāddo kenọkwōle ḷọk kijeek eo bwe ej itok wōt in mej kōn an ṃōḷauwi kane ko.kenọkwōl
 I wouldn't let her wear a watch or she'll get arrogant.Kwōn jab kọwajwaje bwe enaaj loṃaan.wajwaj
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woundShe took off when blood gushed from the wound.Eḷak būbtūkḷọk (ibbūtūkḷọk) kinej eo eko.būbtūktūk
 The center of the wound on your arm is starting to heal shut.Eiktok mejān kinej ṇe peiṃ.ik
 The wound is quite deep.Eḷap an iloñ kinej eo.iḷoñ
 How deep is the wound?Ie iḷoñ in kinej eo?iḷoñ
 He wound up and threw me the ball.Ear iñiñ im jotok bọọl eo.iñiñ
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woundedHis hand is wounded.Ekinejnej pein.kinejnej
woundsHis body has many wounds.Eḷap an kūknejnej (ikkinejnej) ānbwinninkinejnej
 That kind of medicine is good for wounds.Emālkwōj wūno rot eṇ ñan kinej.mālkwōj
 That kind of medicine is powerful for wounds.Emālkwōj wūno rot eṇ ñan kinej.ñan
woveShe wove the mat.Ear āj jaki.āj
 She wove a mat.Ear āje juon jaki.āj
 Who wove that basket?Wōn ṇe ear āje iep ṇeiep
 The mat you wove is unique.Jake ṇe kwaar āje ejej-uwaan.jej-uwaan
wovenFinally, break it up and put it in a finely woven basket. S20Āliktata rupe im likit ṇa ilowaan bōjọ.bōjọ
 Finally, break it up and put it in a finely woven basket. S20Āliktata rupe im likit ṇa ilowaan bōjọ.ruprup
 Because the sails of old were made from woven pandanus leaves, our ancestors necessarily had to weave atro for covering their canoe sails to prevent them from getting soaked.Kōnke wōjḷā ko etto rejọ kōn kōṃṃan jān maañin bōb, rūtto ro rōkōn aikuj āj atro kein lōbboiki bwe ren jab tutu im ṃọḷeḷe. lōbbọ
WowWow!” the old man said. P102Ōjjej!” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.ōjjej
WrapWrap that box with a belt so it doesn't burst.Kwōn kañūre bọọk ṇe bwe en jab rup.kañūr
 Wrap the lei around your head.Kōpooḷ ut ṇe ṇa ioon bōraṃ.kōpooḷ
 What shall we wrap these with?Ta limekan men ?limek
 Wrap that sail.Lokore wōjḷā ṇelokor
 We put it under the sun, and when it is dry, wrap it in pandanus leaves. S12Jej kōjeek mokwaṇ eṇ, im ñe eṃōrā, limi na ilowaan maañ.mokwaṇ
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wrappedYou wrapped this package sloppily.Eḷap an bwilọkwōjkwōj aṃ kar limi pakij e.buḷọkwōjkwōj
 The 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
 That rope won't slip because it's wrapped around the branch.Epen an rōḷọk to eṇ bwe ejāliñiñ ilo ra eṇ.jāliñiñ
 Have you wrapped the package yet?Eṃōj ke aṃ korake pakij eo?korak
 Haven't you wrapped a torch yet?Kwōnañin bọk ke pāle?pāle
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wrappingWhat are you wrapping upTa ṇe kwōj korake?korak
 Why don't you stop wrapping that baby up all the time.?Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kūtimtimi ajri ṇe aolep iieṇ.kūtimtim
 They are wrapping fish in leaves.Rej tūrtūr ek.tūrtūr
wrasseIn the legend Inedel was given only wrasse to eat by his father.Ek eo kijen Inedel jān jemān ilo bwebwenato eo ej alle.alle
 We eat wrasse only when there's no other fish available.Jej ṃōñā alle wōt ñe ej bar ejjeḷọk ek.alle
 Because there wasn't any good fish around he had to catch wrasse to feed his wife.Kōn an jeja ek eṃṃan ḷeo ear kaalle kijen lio pāleen.alle
wreathPlease put scrapings of sweet smelling drift nut on his flower wreath.Ajete tok ṃōk wūt e wūtin.ajet
 Please put together a flower bud wreath for my girlfriend.Alboketok ṃōk juon wūtin ledik eṇ jera.albok
 She's putting flowers on as a wreath.Ej pāliki ut ko pāllin.pālpel
 She's putting on a wreath.Ej pālōke ut eo pāllin.pālpel
wreathsPlain 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
wreckAfter the bomb, the city was a wreck of twisted steel.Ālkin baaṃ eo, eiñtōktōk māāl ilo jikin eo.iñtōk
wrenchThe two of us stayed quiet awhile as Father was working; the only sound was the monkey wrench banging on the engine as he shifted back and forth in there. P720Kōṃro kar bar ikoñ iuṃwin jidik iien bwe epoub Jema im ainikien wōt kein jaḷjaḷ ko ke rej tōtōñtōñ ippān injin eo ke ej niñeañ rōkeañ ijo.ikōñ
 Okay,” I said; I gave him the monkey wrench and then continued bailing. P623Ekwe,” iba im jibwe ḷọk men eo innem bar jino ānenjibwe
 Son, bring me the monkey wrench inside my toolbox.” P622Jibwe tok ṃōk ṃañke jibana ṇe i lowaan tuuḷbọọk ṇe, Nejū.”ṃañke jibana
 Have you got an adjustable wrench?Eor ke aṃ tuuḷ rot eṇ ej diklọkḷaplọk?tuuḷ
wrestleHe made the twins wrestle.Ear kōkọbōke bo ro.kọbōk
 He fell down many times before he learned how to wrestle.Elōñ alen an kar buñjerkak innem ej kab jeḷā uñtaak eo.buñjerkak
wrestledThe two of them wrestled all the way up to the lagoon shore.Erro ar kopāp ḷọk oom ar.kopāp
 I wrestled with my cousin.Iar kọbōke likao eo rilikū.kọbōk
wrestlerThe wrestler from America threw down the wrestler from Russia.Riuñtaak eo jān Amedka ear ekbabe ḷeo jān Roojia.ekbab
 The wrestler from America threw down the wrestler from Russia.Riuñtaak eo jān Amedka ear ekbabe ḷeo jān Roojia.ekbab
 The wrestler from Mājeej won the wrestling match.Ri-eotaak eo jān Mājeej eaar wiin.eotaak
wrestlingThe chiefs have their men compete in wrestling.Irooj ro raar kaeotaak ḷōṃaro doer.eotaak
 The men are wrestling.Ḷōṃaro rej eotaak.eotaak
 The wrestler from Mājeej won the wrestling matchRi-eotaak eo jān Mājeej eaar wiin.eotaak
 The men are wrestling on the beach.Ḷōṃaro ran uñtaak ioonkappe.ioonkappe
 His heavyweight son won the wrestling contestḶōttekōḷkōḷ eo nejin eanjọ ilo uñtaak.ḷōttekōḷkōḷ
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wringDid you wring the clothes?Eṃōj ke aṃ uṃjāje nuknuk ṇeuṃjāj
wrinkledYour clothes are all wrinkled.Eḷḷoktōktōk nuknuk ṇe aṃ.ḷoktōk
 My clothes are wrinkled.Eḷoktōk nuknuk .ḷoktōk
 You sat on it and wrinkled itKwaar jijet ioon im kaḷoktōke.ḷoktōk
 The clothes are wrinkled.Eḷoktōk nuknuk kaṇe.ḷukut
 This paper of mine is all wrinkled.Ennokjekjek peba e .nokjek
wrinklesThe old man's face had lots of wrinkles.Eḷḷoktōktōk mejān ḷōḷḷap eo.ḷoktōk
WriteWrite your name as a passenger.Kwōn je etaṃ ñan bajinjea.bajinjea
 Write your name.Je etaṃ.je
 Write me your name.Je tok etaṃ.je
 Could you write down those lessons he missed when he was absent?Komaroñ ke jeiḷọk katak ko ear jako jāni?jei
 He's beginning to learn how to write.Ej jino katak jeje.jeje
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writerHistorian writer.Rijeje bwebwenato.jeje
writesThe way he writes is really clumsy.Ejjeḷọk apeltakin an jeje.apeltak
 He writes better in English than in Marshallese.Ejeḷāḷọk jeje ilo kajin Iñlij jān kajin Ṃajōḷjeje
writheWhat caused the boy to writhe in pain?Ta eṇ ej kaiñimmaḷ ḷadik eṇ?iñimmaḷ
writhedThe 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
 He writhed in agony as black carbon was rubbed into his tattoos.Eiñimmaḷ ke rej iteṃaṃōje.iteṃaṃōj
 When I cut the chicken's head off, it writhed in pain.Iḷak ṃwijit kōnwaan bao eo, ewūdikke.wūdikke
writhingThe boy is writhing in pain from a stomach ache on his way to hospital.Ḷadik eo ej iñimmaḷ ḷọk ñan aujpitāḷ kōn an metak lọjien.iñimmaḷ
writingDon't imitate my writing.Kwōn jab anōk jeje.anōk
 Because the Marshallese language wasn’t put into writing until Westerners came, not many people living today know the legends of the Marshallese people. S13Kōnke kajin Ṃajeḷ ear jab pād ilo peba ṃae iien eo ear itok ri-pālle, ej jab kanooj lōñ armej rej mour wōt kiiō rejeḷā inọñ ko an ri-Ṃajeḷ.inọñ
 Tony's writing is the lightest.Jāmeej tata jeje kaṇ an Tony.jāmeej
 Don't make your writing too light.Kwōn jab kōjameej aṃ jeje.jāmeej
 Remember not to neglect writing to me.Kememej im jab jokwōd in jejetok.jokwōd
writtenThe written words are faded.Ejameej jeje kaṇe.jāmeej
 Your name is written and listed in that family.Ejeje etaṃ ilo baaṃle eṇ.jeje
 What written language is that? What script is that?Jeje in ia kaṇe?jeje
 I haven't written for some time.Ij jañin jeje jān jeṃaan.jeṃaan
 The book is well written.Eḷap an meḷeḷe lowaan bok eṇ.meḷeḷe
wrongBut what are you worried about; if we go and something is wrong, then we’ll fix it in the traditional ways.” P289A bwe eṇta kwōj inepata ke ñe etal im apañ tok, jejujen kōjerbal kōṃadṃōdin aelōñ kein.”apañ
 You're wrong.Kwobōd.bōd
 It had been a while, but I knew my thinking was wrong because when Father came out to where I was and saw the same