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pace  
beat regular time to music, pace.  buñtōn
move slowly, snail's pace.  ṃōkaj jān oṃ

Pacific sailfish  
a fish, Pacific sailfish.  wūjinleep

pacified  aenōṃṃan, jokwane

pacify  jojomar, jojoon, jojoon bōro
pacify the winds and cause winds favorable for a sailing expedition.  kaurur jiañ

pack  ātet, limek, pakij
pack bags tightly.  ḷattuñ
packed.  lemlem, ñilñil
packed solid.  ñūñ
packet.  pakij
packing up.  limek

package  jepjep, lemlem, limek, pakij

packed  boṇ

pad  matmat
padding for comfort or for protection from dirt.  erer

paddle  aōṇōṇ, jebwe, kiped
canoe part, piece of wood on leeside as guard against rubbing from steering paddle.  eran jebwe
drawing much water causing it to be hard to paddle or sail, nautical.  añōt
not paddle easily, of canoes (see kōrkaakiie {kerkahakiyyẹy}).  kōrkaakiia
paddle a canoe so as to hold it against current.  kab
paddle easily, of canoes (see kōrkaakiia {kerkahakiyyah}).  kōrkaakiie
steer canoe with paddle on right of stern to keep bow straight.  audik
steering method using a paddle.  ubtak
to paddle a canoe on the starboard side to change course.  auretam
use a paddle.  jebwebwe

paddling  
paddling a canoe for pleasure.  kōrkaak
paddling canoe.  kōrkōr

padlock  ḷak

pagan  peikan

page  alen, peij
turn pages or leaves.  ālāl

paid  
get paid.  kōḷḷā

pail  bakōj

pain  metak
a sore, painful and malignant, usually located on the hands or feet.  jiṇo
interjection: "ouch!" (pain or sexual pleasure).  ōttōt
pain in testicles.  liklep
pain in the arm caused by throwing.  joñ
see metak. pain.  emetak
sharp pain as from a whip or a burn.  ṇōṇōk
shriek in terror or pain.  wūdikke
writhe in pain.  iñimmaḷ, wūdikke

pains  
painstaking.  tiljek

paint  wūno
coating, of paint.  bōrwaj
container, usually five-gallon paint bucket.  bat
dilute paint.  kapejlọk
paint or chop up to a line in canoe building.  atar
paint thinner.  peinael
painting.  jiña
to paint.  wūno

pair  pea
fifty pairs, fish or copra.  limakor
five pairs, fish or copra.  jabjet
forty pairs, fish or copra.  ākor
not paired off (see {wig}).  jọuñ
one hundred pairs, fish or copra.  jikut
sixty pairs, fish or copra.  jiljinokor
ten pairs, fish or copra.  jọkden
thirty pairs, fish or copra.  jilikor
twenty pairs, fish or copra.  ruokor
two hundred pairs, fish or copra.  rukut

pal  ṃōtta-

palate  
palate of mouth.  ñat

pale  o, u

pallet  paḷōt

palm  
a plant, tall coconut palm.  ni kenato
heart of palm.  jiab

palm  
palm of hand.  lọpiden pā

Palmadusta  
Palmadusta lutea.  likajjid

palpitation  kūkūṃkūṃ

palsy  akā, mej ānbwin

pamper  
a pampered child.  kaerer
be spoiled, of a pampered child.  kakōl
pamper a child so as to create undue attachment.  kaerer

pan  
cook in a tin pan.  aintiin
cooking pan.  nāpe, paan

panacea  wūno

pancake  baankeek
unleavened pancake.  minor

pandanus  
a bunch of dried pandanus leaves for thatch.  jiṃ
a food, flying fish with pandanus stuffing.  ḷatuṃa
a food, juice extracted from fresh pandanus.  jowaanroñ
a food, pandanus chips.  jekaka
a food, pandanus custard mixed with water.  jennōb
a food, pandanus juice cooked and preserved.  mokwaṇ
a food, pandanus pudding cooked in hot rocks.  del
a food, pandanus pulp and juice mixed with grated coconut and coconut oil (and optionally with arrowroot starch), wrapped in breadfruit leaves and boiled or baked.  peru
a food, watered down pandanus preserves.  rọkrok
a game, contest to see who can throw a sharp-pointed piece of dried pandanus root, about a yard long, farthest by skimming it on the ground once.  kajjeor
a game, diving for pandanus.  lijunaṃnaṃ
a game, pelting one another with lighted pandanus keys or coconut husks.  buwaddel
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen.  Jọṃwin-atak
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen.  Ḷōjokdād
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen (Majuro). (Stone). Majuro, etc.  Aelok
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen. (Stone). Ebon, Namu.  Ṃaidikdik
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ajbwirōk
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus (or hybrid) cultigen.  Wūnmaañ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Annānu
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Anperia
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Buñbuñ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Bōb-irooj
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Jabōn-bok
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Jabloed
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Jọibeb
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Kōmālij
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Kōpnaan
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Lōrro
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ḷeikṃaan
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ḷōkōtwa
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ḷōṃōeṇ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Maañurun
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ṃōjāl
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Utōttōt
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi).  Ḷōtōl
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone).  Ḷōjepkọ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). (Utirik).  Lepni
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). Jaluit.  Ṃōjjelwōj
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). Utirik.  Annenep
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Mejit).  Ḷaṃtōr
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone).  Edwaan-eṇ-an-Nelu
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone).  Kūṃlujen
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Likiep, etc.  Lipjinmede
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Majuro.  Lañlōñ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Utirik.  Būkōr
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Likiep.  Anṃōden
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Utirik.  Ḷōpo
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Wotje, etc..  Nibuñ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Jaluit.  Jọilokwaar
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Rongelap.  Jorobbwā
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Rongelap, Jaluit, Likiep, and Arno. (Stone).  Antakḷōñar
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultivar. (Stone).  Edṃaṃo
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus variety. (Stone). Likiep.  Lotọọn
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus X Pandanus carolinianus (hybrid) cultigen. (Stone).  Kūbwejeñōn
a plant, pandanus variety.  Ḷipjenkur
a plant, pandanus, a general name for any pandanus plant.  bōb
a plant, prob. Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Ebon, Jaluit.  Joonmāāṇ
a plant, probably Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Kou
a plant, probably Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). (Jaluit).  Loarṃwe
aerial roots of the pandanus.  liok
any wild pandanus.  edwaan
baked pandanus.  edouṃ
ball made from pandanus leaves.  anidep
be pricked by pandanus thorns.  ṃake
bear fruit, of pandanus.  wūd
best part of pandanus fruit reserved for chiefs.  ajjipek
bunch of pandanus keys.  ajjen
bundle that has been wrapped, sticks or pandanus leaves.  tūr
butt of pandanus key.  ṃak
cause pandanus to ripen.  okaliklik
chew pandanus.  wōdwōd
cooked pandanus.  edouṃ
cover pandanus to ripen.  poñpoñ
discarded pandanus key.  ār, pej
divination method, using knots in pandanus leaf.  bubu
dry key of pandanus fruit.  pej
dry pandanus or coconut leaves over fire in preparation for weaving.  katrar
fall off, of ripe pandanus keys.  po
flatten pandanus leaves.  karere
gather fallen pandanus leaves from ground for thatch or handicraft.  pepel
gather green pandanus leaves from trees.  bōlbōl
harvest first fruit of coconut, breadfruit, or pandanus.  akeọ
harvest pandanus.  jowe
in Ralik Chain, dried pandanus paste.  jāānkun
inedible portion near stem of pandanus or breadfruit.  ṃak
inner end of a single pandanus key.  kiār
land used for preserving food, esp. pandanus.  jepāde
leaves near pandanus stem.  ainṃak
method of extracting pudding from cooked pandanus.  kilọk
pandanus blossom.  tūar
pandanus core.  ār
pandanus juice mixed with grated coconut, cooked into custard.  mokwaṇ duul
pandanus key, sprouted.  wūnpej
pandanus leaf.  maañ
pandanus leaf used for rolling cigarettes.  kwarkor
pandanus mat for sail cover.  atro
pandanus of.  daa-
pandanus rocket.  didiṃakōl
pandanus stump.  debọkut
pick pandanus.  okok
pick unripe pandanus.  okabur
pick wild pandanus.  kakidwaan
piece of pandanus roots cut and dried to be used as frame in weaving thatch.  tap
portion of fruit near stem of pandanus or breadfruit.  ainṃak
pounded stack of processed pandanus leaves.  noonon
pull keys off pandanus.  ḷotḷot
remove thorns from pandanus leaves.  iiaak
ripe, of pandanus.  owat
roll up, as dried pandanus leaves.  jāljel
scraper for pandanus with three wooden legs and bowl set beneath.  peka
season for breadfruit and pandanus.  wōtōn
shoot of coconut, pandanus.  juubub
small flowers of pandanus, coconut, or other plants.  did
smallest breadfruit or pandanus remaining on tree at end of season.  ḷajdeñ
strips of green coconut branches laid across a fire for warming pandanus leaves.  tọḷ
sweet smell, of ripe pandanus fruit.  bwiin-tōñal
thorns in a pandanus leaf.  ṃake
thorns in a pandanus leaf.  ṃakur
to bleach pandanus leaves over the fire.  rar
to boil pandanus.  aintiin
to weave pandanus thatch.  wewā
tripod for juicing pandanus.  peka
two pandanus keys joined together.  piro
wrap pandanus fruit with coconut leaves to make it ripen.  kūtōb

pang  ṇōṇōk

panic  lōḷñọñ, wiwijet

panties  
women's panties.  jakkōlkōl

pantry  pāāntōre

pants  jedọujij
long pants.  tabtab
roll up pants.  kitak
underpants, meṇs.  jorṃōta
wear pants high on hips.  ṃuriej

panu  
a fish, uu or panu.  ṃōn-kiden

papaya  keinabbu

paper  peba
a game, scissors, paper, and stone.  jaañke
cigarette paper.  kwarkor
newspaper.  nuujpeba
toilet paper.  pij in kwiir

par  joña

parable  būrabōḷ, mālejjoñ, waan joñak

parachute  rakka

parade  
to march, parade.  ṃaaj

paradise  pedetaij

paragraph  pārokōrāāp

paralleled  
unparalleled.  jej-uwaan

paralyze  
paralyzed.  mej ānbwin

Paramia  
Paramia quinquekineata.  tōptōp

paraphernalia  kōbwebwei-

parasite  kij

parasol  aṃbwidilā

parcel  pakij

parch  atiti

pare  eọr

parent  
a parent-in-law.  jelpa-
parent-child relationship.  jeṃnāji

park  
to park.  baak

parrot  kọkwe

parrotfish  
a fish, parrotfish, Callyodon bataviensis.  audaṃ
a fish, parrotfish, Callyodon microrhinos.  alwor
a fish, parrotfish, Callyodon pulchellus.  lala
a fish, parrotfish, Callyodon pulchellus.  pālpilikio
a fish, parrotfish, Scarus harid.  ekmouj
a fish, parrotfish, Scarus jonesi/sordidus.  mao
a fish, parrotfish, Scarus jonesi/sordidus.  merā
a fish, parrotfish, Scarus vetula.  taburbur

parry  pile, taar

part  awetak, jabok, matoḷ, ṃōtta-
apart, divided into two parts.  rājet
at the upper part.  tulōñ
fall apart.  jeepepḷọk
lower part of tree, brush, or grass.  wūn
northern part.  tueañ
part of.  wūje-
part, hair.  toṇak
partly.  rājet
southern part.  turōk
supplementary part.  rejeta-

partake  
partake of.  aṃwij jidik, aṃwijjidik

partial  jep, kalijekḷọk
partially finished.  jipikpik

participate  bōk koṇaa-
participate in.  aṃwij jidik

particle  
particles, scraps.  tipdikdik

particular  kile
be choosy or particular.  kōrkōr ioon kūro
choosy, particular. (Commonly used with negative jab).  ārre
particularly.  ḷaptata

partner  koṃbani, ṃōtta-
counterpart, partner.  rejetak
partner of opposite sex.  kubaak

party  bade
birthday party.  keemem
party, Marshallese style.  kaṃōḷo
taking gifts to a wedding, funeral, or party for guests to take home.  tōptōp
working party.  okun bade

Parupeneus  
a fish, goatfish, Parupeneus barberinus.  ṃōtal
a fish, goatfish, Parupeneus sp.  jorobbwā

pass  kiibbu, ḷe
pass across.  kijoon
pass along.  jebjeb
pass away.  bōk kakkije, jako
pass by.  ḷōḷā
pass by, of clouds and rain.  peḷaak
pass out.  jeṃḷọk
pass over.  kijoon
pass something around.  jaketo-jaketak
pass something to someone.  jejaak
pass thatch to one tying.  jemān aj
pass through.  deblọk
pass, in card games.  baaj
passed.  ḷōḷā
to pass a crucial stage.  lelemej

passage  
boat passage on reef.  toorwa
boat passage through a reef.  tọọr
currents around a passage.  aekijek
end of the reef at a passage.  tiete
go in a passage.  ṃweeaar
go out a passage.  ṃwelik
passage into lagoon from ocean.  to
small passage between ocean and lagoon.  wea

passenger  bajinjea

passion  
arouse passion.  buñ-kōḷowa-

past  
past tense.  kar
past tense subordinate clause introducer.  ke
past tense, completive.  ar
see ar. past.  eaar
see ar. past.  iaar
see ar. past tense.  ear
see ar. past tense.  raar
see kar. past tense.  ekar

pasture  maaj, meḷaaj, wūjooj

pat  
to pat gently.  boboor

patch  karpen

pate  
pate of head.  mọñ

Patellidae  
a shell, Patellidae.  jowakin
a shell, Patellidae, Collisella grata.  jidduul

Patelloida  
Notoacmea gloriosa/concinna and Patelloida saccharina lanx.  jidduul

path  iaḷ
path from house to beach.  mejeto
path from house to either beach.  mejate

pathetic  kabbūroṃōjṃōj

patience  kijenmej, meanwōd

patient  kūtarre
impatient.  atebar
stay where one is at patiently.  likatōttōt
to watch patiently.  akade

patrol  waj

pattern  anōk, joñak

pause  bōjrak
pause to admire.  allọk

Pavo  
Rediculus (alpha Pavonis).  Likin-Buwame

paw  ne

pay  kōḷḷā, peọọb
customary reimbursement given by anyone in return or exchange for food, living, or payment for medicine or priest-craft.  kabwijeran
group of people going to pay respects to a deceased.  tal
pay for.  kōḷḷā oṇea-
pay out, nautical.  peaut
pay respects to a deceased.  āmej
pay, compensate.  ṇawōṇāān

peace  aenōṃṃan
peaceful.  aenōṃṃan

peak  ṃaan

peanut  pinōt

pearl  bōōr

pea-shooter  lijjukwōlkwōl

pebble  
a game, child's play using pebbles and shells as imaginary objects and characters.  lijjikin
a game, played with pebbles and ball, similar to dice game.  ḷuḷu

peck  kūk

peculiar  oktak
peculiarity.  abja

pedal  
bicycle pedal.  patōḷ

peddle  jobai

pedigree  kadkad
look for the true pedigree.  jitdaṃ

pedigrees  
family pedigrees.  menmenbwij

peek  allimōmō, kōjjaad

peel  orjib
peel off the end of a coconut shoot.  kọudpak
strip or peel off one layer at a time.  ejej
to peel.  ākilkil, kakilkil

peep  allimōmō, kōjjaad, rere

peer  arrom, kewa, peḷo
to peer at.  kōlọtuwawa

peeve  
peeved.  lotaan

Pegasus  
stars in Pegasus.  Ḷak

pelvis  doñ
movement of pelvis.  doñ

Pemphis  
a plant, Pemphis acidula Forst.  kiej
a plant, Pemphis acidula Forst.  kiejor
a plant, Pemphis acidula Forst.  kōñe

pen  peen
fountain pen.  bọọntōn peen
penmanship.  eḷtan pā
use a pen.  peenen

pen  oror

penalize  kaje

penalty  kaje

pencil  pinjeḷ
mark with a pencil.  rōran

penetentiary  kalbuuj

penetrate  deblọk, dibuk, kapejlọk, mọọn, pejlọk
penetrate to the interior of an islet.  tōḷoñ

penicillin  penejeḷōn

penis  wōl
circumcised penis.  pāj
neck of the penis.  ṃọkwōd
penis, child speech.  kọkọ, kukkuk, kulālā
string under penis.  lil
tiny bumps on glans penis.  jarōj
uncircumcised penis.  kōkkōk

penny  juon jāān
penny-pinching.  miin

pension  jipañ

pensive  ḷobōl
be silent and pensive.  kejakḷọkjeṇ

people  armej
a group of people going to a place for a specific purpose.  aktal
a pile of corpses of fish or people.  ajeḷḷā
any group of people, as a class, unit or division.  jar
club of people.  doulul
common people.  armej waan, kajoor
die out, of plants, animals, or people.  ḷot
low-class people.  jeeknaan
those people (close to neither of us).  erraṇ, errāraṇ, erroro

pep  keeñki

Peperomia  
a plant, Peperomia volkensii C..  dāpijdekā

pepper  pepa
a plant, pepper, Capsicum sp..  peba

perceive  kile
perceive correctly.  bōbtowa
perceive indistinctly.  arrom

percent  bōjjāān

perception  
sensitive in perception.  loḷọkjeṇ

perch  
a fish, Pacific sea perch, Kuhlia taeniura (Mejit.).  kōnān
a fish, perch, Lutjanus fulviflamma.  kālikrōk
perch atop s.t..  de
perched.  jok

perfect  karbōb, polel, po ḷōma-, wānōk, weeppān

perfective  
perfective of bōbōk (ebbōk).  ebbōkak

perfective form  
construct form and perfective form of ejej {yejyej}.  ejaak
perfective form of ālāl {yalyal}.  ālkōk
perfective form of ālkwōj {yalkʷej}.  ālokjak
perfective form of atartar {hatartar}.  atōrak
perfective form of baar {bahar}.  bōbaar
perfective form of bobo {bẹwbẹw} and of bubu ([biwbiw]).  bobo
perfective form of bubu {biwbiw}.  bujek
perfective form of dāpdep {dapdẹp}.  dāpijek
perfective form of ebeb {yebyeb}.  ebjak
perfective form of erer {yeryer}.  erōk
perfective form of iñiñ {yigyig}.  iñrōk
perfective form of iñiñ {yigyig}.  iñtōk
perfective form of jaḷjaḷ.  mejaḷ
perfective form of jebjeb {jẹbjẹb}.  po
perfective form of jijioñ {jijiyẹgʷ}.  jeñak
perfective form of jijuok {jijiwek}.  jokak
perfective form of kabwijer {kabijẹr}.  bōjrak
perfective form of kajjuur {kajjiwir}.  jurōk
perfective form of keke {kẹykẹy}.  kijek
perfective form of kōpopo {kepewpew}.  pojak
perfective form of kūkiil {kikiyil}.  kilōk
perfective form of kwarkor {kʷarkʷẹr}.  korak
perfective form of kwarkor {kʷarkʷẹr}.  korkor
perfective form of lemlem {lẹmlẹm}.  limek
perfective form of loklok {lẹkʷlẹkʷ}.  lokjak
perfective form of ḷukut {ḷikʷit}.  ḷoktōk
perfective form of ṇōṇooj {ṇeṇewej}.  ṇojak
perfective form of nukuj {nikʷij}.  nokjek
perfective form of obar {webar} and of koobob {kewebweb}.  obrak
perfective form of peoeo {peyewyew}.  potak
perfective form of peoeo {peyewyew}.  peo
perfective form of pinej {pinẹj}.  penjak
perfective form of pok {pẹkʷ}.  poktak
perfective form of romrom {rʷemrʷem}.  romaak
perfective form of ruprup {rʷiprʷip}.  rup
perfective form of tōpar {tepar}.  tōprak
perfective form of ukok {wikwẹk}.  okjak
perfective form of ukok {wikwẹk}.  oktak

perforate  karrọñrọñ

perform  kōṃṃan, ṃadṃōd, wōjak
mistake in performing a dance, song, or chant.  dujebwābwe
perform a feat.  lukor
perform a trick.  jibai
perform flawlessly.  wōnjak

perfume  bōkā
drift nut, sweet smelling, used with coconut oil to make perfume.  ajet
make perfume.  kiloottōr, kōḷotōr
perfume, imported only.  bōkāñaj
possessive classifier, perfume or lotion, or containers thereof.  kapitō-
put on perfume.  kōkapit

perhaps  bōlen

peril  mej, uwōta

period  
interim period between stormy seasons, usually a calm spell.  jo
period before dawn.  jimmarok
period between setting of sun and rising of moon.  meḷọkḷọk, meḷoktakōn, tuujloñloñ
period between setting of sun and rising or moon.  meḷoktak
period between tides.  aeṃṃan
period of adjustment.  iien kijone
period of mourning.  iien būroṃōj

period  pidiiet

permission  anemkwōj, mālim

permit  kiibbu, kōtḷọk
permitted.  mālim

Perotrochus  
Perotrochus teramachii or Mikadotrochus schmalzi.  likaabdoulul
Perotrochus teramachii or Mikadotrochus schmalzi.  likōppejdat

perpendicular  ju
out of perpendicular.  oḷā

perpetual  indeeo

perplex  
perplexed.  pok

persecution  eñtaan

perservering  
not perservering (see niknik {niknik}).  jāniknik

Perseus  
a constellation: stars in Perseus.  Kapi-Ḷak
nebula in perseus.  Iju-māj-rouṃuṃ

perseverance  kūtarre, likōk

persevere  kakkōt, kattūkat, kijejeto, kijenmej, mijmijelaḷ

persist  abōbbōb, kakkōt
see jaaṃ. why still?, why persist?.  kwōjaam
see jaaṃ. why still?, why persist?.  kwōjaaṃ
why persist in …?.  jaaṃ

persistent  kiliddāp
do something persistently.  ijuboñ-ijuraan

persnickety  kile

person  armej
a vain person.  utḷōṃ
high-born person.  arōṃṃan
high-class person.  arōṃṃan
person from.  ri-
person killed and buried with a deceased chieftain to accompany him on his journey to a different world.  ura
person of mixed ancestry.  apkaaj
person or thing that causes trouble or bad luck.  jona
person who.  ri-
person who carries weight in his speech due to social status.  ḷajjuur
person who is not "iñ or "with it".  ikōn-ālkinṃwio
person who is notable.  kāājāj
proclitic that forms person nouns.  ri-

personality  bōnja-

personnel  ri-jerbal

perspiration  menokadu
perspiration beads.  būḷuuddik

perspire  menokadu

Perstolida  
and Perstolida coffea/ursellus.  likajjid

persuade  kipel
persuaded.  reel

persuasive  aejemjem

pertain  tōllọk

pertinent  tōllọk

perturb  
perturbed.  inepata

pervade  tōḷoñ

pervert  
perverted.  jebwābwe

pessimism  bōbweer

pessimist  
pessimistic.  kajjikur, kōrraat, perper

pest  ḷōkatip, ri-nana

pester  abbwilōñlōñ, ikien

pet  jibwi, nājnej
a pet bird that flies away and never returns.  lumọọrḷọk
duty of taking care of a natural or adopted child or pet or domesticated animal.  nāji
pet name.  ātdik
pet of.  jibwi-, nāji-
possessive classifier, children, pets, money, watches, or Bible.  nāji-
to keep as a pet.  nājnej

petiole  
stalk, leafstem, petiole.  kōḷā

petite  kādik

petition  kajjitōk, owar

petticoat  likko

petty  jiddik

pew  jea

Phaethon  
a bird, red-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon rubricauda.  ḷokwājek
a bird, white-tailed tropicbird, Phaethon lepturus.  jipkorōj

Phalium  
Morum macandrewi/teramachii or Bezoardicella decussata/areola or Phalium glauca.  jilel

phase  alen
fifth moon phase.  marokiddik
first moon phase.  jetmar
fourth moon phase.  meḷọkḷọk
moon phase after jetmar.  meḷoktak
moon phase after marokiddik.  maroklep
moon phase after meḷọkḷọk.  marokiddik
moon phase after meḷoktak.  meḷoktakōn
moon phase after meḷoktak.  tuujloñloñ
moon phase after meḷoktakōn.  meḷọkḷọk
phases in medical treatment starting with the second.  bōrwaj
second moon phase.  meḷoktak
sixth moon phase.  maroklep
third moon phase.  meḷoktakōn, tuujloñloñ

Philistine  
Philistine, hypocrite.  toojin edwaan

phlebotomy  kadkad

phlegm  memed, medaekek, melkwarkwar
phlegmatic.  mejjeeḷ

phone  teiñwa

phonograph  jukoñki, kūrababboon
phonograph record.  deekto

phony  toojin edwaan

phosphate  bọọjpet, diiñko

phosphorescence  
fishing method, line fishing at night, jerking the line to cause phosphorescence in water to attract fish to the bait.  kōjjaromrom

phosphorescent  aḷak

photo  pija
photo album.  bokun pija

Phsalis  
a plant, herb, Phsalis angulata.  kaōrōr

Phthirius  
crab louse, Phthirius pubis.  kijdepak

Phyllantus  
a plant, flower, Phyllantus niruri (Takeuchi).  jiljino awa

physical  ānbwin
coordinated, physically.  util
examine, physically.  kakōlkōl
physical stimulation.  kōḷo
physically strong.  dejeñ, dipen
unable to endure physically.  ñatñat

physique  rọkwōj
decreasing in size, as of physique.  tor

piano  piano
play piano.  piano

pick  ḷotḷot
pick breadfruit with a stick.  kōṃkōṃ
pick coconuts.  enōk
pick flowers.  rur
pick green coconuts from tree.  entak
pick out.  kōkāālel
pick out food from teeth.  arar
pick out splinters.  arar
pick pandanus.  okok
pick unripe pandanus.  okabur
pick up bits of rubbish.  kintak
pick wild pandanus.  kakidwaan

pick off  
pick off someone.  jejoñjoñ

picked  
picked up.  bōbōkak

picket  dumej

picket boat  ḷoon

pickle  pikōḷ
pickled radish.  taikoñ

pick-up  
pick-up truck.  pekab

picnic  ḷōppekañkūr, piknik

picture  annañ, pija
draw a picture.  pija
moving picture.  pija ṃakūtkūt

pidgin  pijin

pie  bae

piece  ṃōtta-, wūd
piece of.  tipen
small pieces.  tipdikdik
tear into fine pieces.  imkilkil

piecemeal  
gradually, little by little, piecemeal.  jidik illọk jidik

pier  wab

pierce  dibuk, il, kapejlọk, lōlō, pejlọk, wākar
pierce ears.  il
pierce with husking stick or spear.  dedeb
pierce with knife.  bwiār
pierce, as an unhusked coconut in order to drink.  wāāpep
to pierce.  wie

piercing  
piercing sound.  ḷōḷaaj

pig  piik

pigeon  ṃuḷe
a bird, Micronesian pigeon, Ducula oceanica.  ṃuḷe

piha  
a fish, piha, Spratelloides delicatulus.  aol

pile  ejouj
a pile of coconuts.  jokā
a pile of corpses of fish or people.  ajeḷḷā
build up a pile of rocks.  pepe
huge pile, as of coconuts.  ṃōḷōbbā
pile of coconuts knocked down from tree.  nenōk
pile of earth.  ubatak
pile of husks near husking stick.  bweo
pile of stones.  eakḷe
pile up.  ejaak, ejej, jojoon, pānuk
pile up plant materials.  ṃuuj
to crumble a mound or pile as of sand.  rōṃ

pilfer  jaṃ, kọọt

pill  batin

pillar  joor

pillow  pet
provide a pillow for someone.  ṇapitōn
use a pillow.  petpet

pilot  baiḷat
a fish, pilot fish, Naucrates ductor.  ikuut
a fish, shark pilot, Echeneis naucrates.  ḷattil pako

pimple  taeo

pimples  
goose pimples.  kotok-kilin

pin  
bobby pin.  piin
safety pin.  piin
straight pin.  niiḷ
wear a pin.  piinin
windmill, pinwheel.  lodideañ

pincers  peenjej

pinch  
pinch with fingernails.  kinji
pinching, with finger.  apap

pine  
pine driftwood.  jeḷaar

pine  
pine after someone or something.  ḷokwanwa
to pine.  likakōj
to pine after.  kālọk iḷọkwan

pineapple  peinabōḷ

pink  kōṇo, piiñ

pinky  addi-dik

pious  
believe, faith, creed, pious.  tōmak

pipe  baib
pipe up.  bōbōk
smoking pipe.  baid

Pipturus  
a plant, tree Pipturus argenteus (Forst. F.) Weddell. (Urticaceae).  arṃwe

Pisces  
Formalhaut in Pisces Austrinus.  Mejabwil
stars in Pisces.  Bọro

Pisonia  
a plant, tree, Pisonia grandis R. Br. (Nyctaginaceae). A large hard wood tree. N.  kañal

pistol  lijjukwōlkwōl, likajik

piston  pijtoñ

pit  
cave, orifice, pit.  rọñ
pit for bird fight.  nit
pit for soaking coconut husks for making sennit.  to
pit in which fruit is buried to ripen.  wōn
shelter pit, air raid.  rọñ
smell of pit for soaking coconut husks.  būto

pitch  ṃwitaak
high-pitched sound.  ḷōḷaaj
pitch black.  diboñ
pitch black, said of nights.  innijek
pitchblack.  maroklep

pitch  kadkad
baseball pitcher.  pijja

pitch  
pitch, of a boat.  ṃōṃōt, ṃōt
toss and pitch on the sea.  kōṃte

pitcher  pijja

pith  boḷ

pitiful  kabbūroṃōjṃōj

pitter-patter  
pitter-patter of rain.  ṃōṃōṇṃōṇ

pity  būroṃōj
have pity.  tūriaṃo
seek pity.  kōjjeraṃōlṃōl

pl  
see koṃ. you pl..  koṃwin

place  lilik, pek
a place for fishing canoes on an island.  mien
a place in front of.  ṃaa-
a taboo place reserved for chiefs.  jiadel
at that place (close to neither of us).  ijekoko, ijjiieṇ, ijjuweo
certain places for chiefs only and forbidden to the commoner.  mo
displace.  poktak
place for making love, usually in bushes.  jik
place name.  Boonpe, Bōḷau, Jaṃuwa, Jāipaan, Karoḷāin, Kujjae, Ḷora, Ṃadianna, Nawōdo, Nukne, Rita, Ruk
place name, England.  Iñlen
place name, Yap.  Iaab
place of.  jiki-
place where frigate birds sleep in trees.  ṃwilik
replace.  bōk jikin
see Arṇo. place name.  Arṇo
see Epoon. place name.  Epoon
see jik. place.  jikin
see Likiep. place name.  Likiep
see Pikaar. place name.  pikaar
see Ratak. place name.  Ratak
take the place of.  bōk jikin
that place (close to neither of us).  ijeṇ
this place.  ije, ijin
this place (close to me).  ijjiiō
those places.  ijoko
those places (close to neither of us).  ijekaṇ, ijekākaṇ

placenta  kiliblib, pej

plague  mej, nañinmej

plain  alikkar, jepa, meḷeḷe

plait  pirōkrōk
crossed in weaving or plaiting.  idaaptōk

plan  annañ, jekaboot, kōkar, kōllejar, pepe
plan on.  ajineañro
plans.  ḷōmṇak

plane  baḷuun
a toy, coconut hydroplane.  wūdādo
dive of birds or planes.  lōkā
dive, of planes.  lōrak
fighter plane.  jeṇtoki
fleet of canoes, ships, or planes.  inej
propeller of plane or ship.  pikpik
ride on a plane.  kā-
waves of ships or planes.  ibeb

plane  
carpenter's plane.  pilein
plane surface.  pik

planet  iju

planet)  
a star (planet), Evening Star, Venus (evenings only).  Maalal
a star (planet), Morning Star, Venus (mornings only).  Jurōn-Jemān-Kurlōñ

plank  aḷaḷ,

plant  kallib
a plant, pandanus cultigen, Rongelap.  Bōrọk
a plant.  Būkien, jidkok, Jọliō, kaatat, kāmeñ, pedọḷ
a plant with a single leaf.  aijo
a plant, Edwaan.  edwaan
a plant, Annona muricata L. (Annonaceae). the sour-sop.  jojaab
a plant, Asclepias curassavica (Ebon).  kabbok
a plant, Asplenium nidus L. (Pteridophyta).  kartōp
a plant, Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz. (Barringtoniaceae).  wōp
a plant, Caesalpinia pulcherrima L..  jeiṃōta
a plant, Calophyllum inophyllum L. (Guttiferae).  lukwej
a plant, Calophyllum inophyllum L. (Guttiferae).  jijo
a plant, Canavalia spp. (Leguminosae).  marḷap
a plant, Centella asiatica (L.) urban (Umbelliferae).  mariko
a plant, Clerodendrum inerme (L.) Gaertn. (Verbenaceae).  wūlej
a plant, Cordia subcordata Lam. (Boraginaceae).  kōṇo
a plant, Crinum asiaticum L. (Amaryllidacea). the large common spider lily cultivated as hedges.  kieb
a plant, Cyperus ferax.  būkōr
a plant, Eleusine indica (L.) gaertn.  katejukjuk
a plant, Euphorbia heterophylla L. (Euphobiaceae).  nukne
a plant, Euphorbia thymifolia L. (Ebon.).  dāpijbok
a plant, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae).  wōjke-piik
a plant, Fleurya ruderalis (Forst. f.) gaudichaud. (urticaceae).  neen kōtkōt
a plant, Gomphrena globosa.  abḷajtiiñ
a plant, Gossypium barbadense L. (Malvaceae).  kotin
a plant, Guettarda speciosa L. (Rubiaceae).  utilomar
a plant, Hymenocallis littoralis.  kiebin wau
a plant, Inocarpus edulus.  kūrak
a plant, Lumnitzera littorea.  kimeme
a plant, Messerschmidia argentea (L.f.) I. Johnston.  kiden
a plant, Mirabilis jalapa L. (Nyctaginaceae).  emān-awa
a plant, Morinda citrifolia L. (Rubiaceae).  kalenen
a plant, Morinda citrifolia L. (Rubiaceae).  nen
a plant, Nephrolepis acutifolia similar to the familiar "Boston ferñ.  anṃōkadede
a plant, Nephrolepis biserata (Sw.) schott. Namorik. Boston fern.  baidik
a plant, Ochrosia oppositifolia (Lam.) K. Schum. (Apocynaceae).  kōjbar
a plant, Ocimum sanctum L. (labiatae). A cult. Mint.  katriiñ
a plant, Oplismenus compositus (L.) beauv.  wūjooj-in-Ep
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen.  Jọṃwin-atak
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen.  Ḷōjokdād
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen (Majuro). (Stone). Majuro, etc.  Aelok
a plant, Pandanus carolinianus cultigen. (Stone). Ebon, Namu.  Ṃaidikdik
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ajbwirōk
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus (or hybrid) cultigen.  Wūnmaañ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Annānu
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Anperia
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Buñbuñ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Bōb-irooj
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Jabōn-bok
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Jabloed
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Jọibeb
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Kōmālij
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Kōpnaan
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Lōrro
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ḷeikṃaan
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ḷōkōtwa
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ḷōṃōeṇ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Maañurun
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Ṃōjāl
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Utōttōt
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi).  Ḷōtōl
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone).  Ḷōjepkọ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). (Utirik).  Lepni
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). Jaluit.  Ṃōjjelwōj
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen (Takeuchi). (Stone). Utirik.  Annenep
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Mejit).  Ḷaṃtōr
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone).  Edwaan-eṇ-an-Nelu
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone).  Kūṃlujen
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Likiep, etc.  Lipjinmede
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Majuro.  Lañlōñ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Utirik.  Būkōr
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Likiep.  Anṃōden
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Utirik.  Ḷōpo
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). Wotje, etc..  Nibuñ
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Jaluit.  Jọilokwaar
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Rongelap.  Jorobbwā
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Rongelap, Jaluit, Likiep, and Arno. (Stone).  Antakḷōñar
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus cultivar. (Stone).  Edṃaṃo
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus variety. (Stone). Likiep.  Lotọọn
a plant, Pandanus fischerianus X Pandanus carolinianus (hybrid) cultigen. (Stone).  Kūbwejeñōn
a plant, Pemphis acidula Forst.  kiej
a plant, Pemphis acidula Forst.  kiejor
a plant, Pemphis acidula Forst.  kōñe
a plant, Peperomia volkensii C..  dāpijdekā
a plant, Plumeria acuminata Ait. (Apocynaceae).  meria
a plant, Portulaca.  kūrañ
a plant, Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum (Bull.) Baily. Cult. Hedge plant.  tirooj
a plant, Psilotum nudum.  martok
a plant, Russelia juncea (Scrophulariaceae).  albokbōrọro
a plant, Saccharum officinarum L. sugar cane (Gramineae). (ko or to of Polynesia.).  tọ
a plant, Scaevola frutescens (Mill.) krause.  kōṇṇat
a plant, Sida fallax Walpers.  kio
a plant, Sonneratia caseolaris (Takeuchi).  buḷaboḷ
a plant, Sophora tomentosa L. (Leguminosae).  kille
a plant, Soulamea amara Lam. (Simarubaceae).  kabwijlōñ
a plant, Suriana maritima L. (Simarubaceae).  ñeñe
a plant, Sybedrella nodiflora (L.) gaertn. (see kinwōj) (compositae).  bwilbwilikkaj
a plant, Synedrella nodiflora, a small yellow fld. Composite weed.  kinwōj
a plant, Terminalia catappa L. (Combretaceae).  kotōl
a plant, Vernocia cinerea (L.) less.  jān-aelōñ-ñan-aelōñ
a plant, Vigna marina (Burm.) Merrill. (Leguminosae).  markinenjojo
a plant, Wedelia biflora (L.) DC. (Compositae).  markūbwebwe
a plant, Ximenia americana L. (oclacaceae).  kālōklōk
a plant, a general term for banana.  pinana
a plant, a grass.  pādālijṃaan
a plant, a grass, prickly.  lōklōk
a plant, a shrub with red flowers.  kōtōmānlimpok
a plant, a tree.  peḷo
a plant, arrowroot, Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) ktze., the Polynesian arrowroot. (Taccaceae).  ṃakṃōk
a plant, banana variety.  Abōḷ, Jilubukwi, Jọọk, Jọrukwōd, Ḷōktaan, Ṃōkadkad
a plant, banana variety (Takeuchi).  Aelōñ-kein, Jeina, Kilbōt, Ḷōjennoṃaj, Mile
a plant, breadfruit variety.  Bukdọḷ, Metete, Mākinono, Mejenwe, Mejwaan, Petaaktak
a plant, breadfruit variety (Takeuchi).  Kūbwedoul, Kūtroro, Mābat, Mādak, Mādik, Māikwe, Mākwōle, Māṃwe, Māroñ, Mejidduul, Mejwa, Nōñnōñ
a plant, citrus, lime.  ḷaiṃ
a plant, coconut.  Ni Iaḷo
a plant, coconut variety.  Kōṇọuwe, Ni Bōn, Ni Būrōrō, Ni Kadu, Ni Lọurō, Ni Maro, Ni Mir, Ni Ṃōl
a plant, coconut variety (Takeuchi).  Ni Lōklōk, Ni Mouj, Ni Ram
a plant, fern, Microsorium scolopendria Burm. F. copeland.  kino
a plant, flower, Angelonia salicariaefolia (Takeuchi).  jab meḷọkḷọk
a plant, flower, Hemigraphis reptans (Takeuchi).  utilōṃjān
a plant, flower, Jussiaea suffruticosa (Takeuchi).  utilolōb
a plant, flower, Nerium oleander. L.  oḷiaanta
a plant, flower, Phyllantus niruri (Takeuchi).  jiljino awa
a plant, general term for all varieties of coconut trees and fruit.  ni
a plant, general term for bananas, Musa sapientum L. (Musaceae).  keeprañ
a plant, general term for flower of any hedge plant.  ut
a plant, general term for grass or Ittaria elongata, actually an epiphytic, penoulous fern.  wūjooj
a plant, general term for seaweed. Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenb.) Aschers..  wūjooj-in-lọjet
a plant, general term for the breadfruit, Artocarpus incisus (Thunb.) L. F. Moraceae.  
a plant, general word for tree.  wōjke
a plant, grass, Thuarea involuta.  kakkūṃkūṃ
a plant, herb, Phsalis angulata.  kaōrōr
a plant, hibiscus, Hibiscus tiliaceus L. (Malvaceae).  ḷọ
a plant, lantana.  ḷaṇtōna
a plant, mangrove, Bruguiera conjugata (L.) Merrill.  joñ
a plant, mangrove, Sonneratia caseolaris. In mangrove depressions.  kōnpat
a plant, marsh grass, Cyperus javanicus Houtt.  wūjooj-in-eoon-bōl
a plant, pandanus cultigen.  Ajoḷ, Aḷḷañinwa, Aḷḷorkaṇ, Anbūri, Anbwilwa, Anjeer, Anlojet, Anuujjeep, Anuwōt, Aojañ, Atinek, Bōb-bōṇwa, Bōjbōj, Edinij, Edwaan-eṇ-an-Luwaju, Edwaan-in-likin-Ṃōnkwōlej, Edwaan-in-lọurō, Ekeṇ, Elpeekdu, Jabroñjake, Jabtōkā, Jidpān, Kinwuṃ, Jikōpeo, Jilelwōj, Jiḷōbbar, Jọinin, Jọlije, Jọṃwin-jekad, Jọṃwin-joñ, Kabaj, Kapjulaḷ, Kilin-ek, Koperwa, Kōbbok, kūborbor, Kūrañ, Liṃaan, Lọpiñpiñ, Luwaju, Ḷakiwa, Pānuk, Tōbọtin, Wūnjeeṃ
a plant, pandanus cultigen (Takeuchi).  Būrōk, Edwaan-eṇ-an-Limaan, Edwaan-in-Būkōr, Edwaan-in-Jọibeb, Edwaan-in-Matoḷej, Edwaan-in-Ṃwejok, Ekke, Jakōmen, Innintok, Jatūrwe, Julele, Juriātak, Korōjjaak, Lijepen, Ḷapukor, Ḷokwakōj, Ḷōjoor, Mānnikkiden, Metaat, Pilele, Tujuon, Wūninnin
a plant, pandanus cultigen. (Stone).  Dāpilpil
a plant, pandanus cultigen. (Stone). Majuro.  Ḷōjṃao
a plant, pandanus cultigen. Eniwetok.  Anidep
a plant, pandanus cultigen. Rongelap.  Anjiio
a plant, pandanus cultigen. Ebon.  Lọjikōt
a plant, pandanus cultigen. Mejit.  Ḷawōden, Ṇadepak
a plant, pandanus cultigen. Rongelap.  Ankōnār, Jọṃōdān, Lōḷtok
a plant, pandanus variety.  Aij, Ḷipjenkur
a plant, pandanus, a general name for any pandanus plant.  bōb
a plant, papaya, Carica papaya L. f..  keinabbu
a plant, pepper, Capsicum sp..  peba
a plant, prob. Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. Ebon, Jaluit.  Joonmāāṇ
a plant, probably Pandanus fischerianus cultigen.  Kou
a plant, probably Pandanus fischerianus cultigen. (Stone). (Jaluit).  Loarṃwe
a plant, sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas.  piteto
a plant, tall coconut palm.  ni kenato
a plant, taro variety.  Kōtak, Kubwilkōn, Wōtaad, Wōtaan, Wōt-waan
a plant, taro variety (Takeuchi.  Kālōklōk
a plant, taro variety (Takeuchi).  Pak
a plant, taro variety (Takeuchi), Xanthosoma.  Wōtin Kapilōñ
a plant, taro variety (Takeuchi), Xanthosoma.  Wōtin Ruk
a plant, taro variety, Alocasia macrorrhiza (L.) Sweet. (Araceae). In the same family as taro and Cyrtosperma.  wōt
a plant, taro variety, Colocasia (Takeuchi).  Jibabwāi
a plant, taro, general term.  iaraj
a plant, toadstool, Auricularia ampla Persoon and other earlike Basidiomycetes (fungi). Rogers.  lọjilñin kijdik
a plant, tree Pipturus argenteus (Forst. F.) Weddell. (Urticaceae).  arṃwe
a plant, tree, Allophylus timorensis (DC.).  kūtaak
a plant, tree, Ficus tinctoria Forst.  tōpdo
a plant, tree, Hernandia nymphaeifolia (Presl) Kubitzki (Hernandiaceae).  piñpiñ
a plant, tree, Intsia bijuga.  kubōk
a plant, tree, Ixora carolinensis (Val.) hosokawa (Rubiaceae).  kajdo
a plant, tree, Pisonia grandis R. Br. (Nyctaginaceae). A large hard wood tree. N.  kañal
a plant, tree, Premna corymbosa (Burm. F.) Rottl. + Willd. Var. Obtusifolia (R. Br.) Fletcher.  kaar
a plant, tree, Terminalia litoralis.  kōkōñ
a plant, vine, Cassytha filiformis L. (Lauraceae).  kaōnōn
a plant, vine, Cucurbita pepo L. (Cucurbitanceae).  baañke
a plant, vine, Ipomoea tuba.  marpeḷe
a plant, vine, Triumfetta procumbens Forst. f. (Tiliaceae).  atat
die out, of plants, animals, or people.  ḷot
immature taro plant.  il
pile up plant materials.  ṃuuj
plant of.  kōtka-
plant or tree growth from old root or after old branch of tree has been cut down.  ḷor
plantation plantings.  jitlọk
plants.  keinikkan
prepare bait from a plant.  kabūt
rich, of soil or plant.  kimuur
see kōtka. his, her plant.  kōtkan
smell of dead plants in water.  juoñ
to girdle a plant.  kōnar
to plant.  kōkat
underground section of a plant.  debọkut

plantation  
plantation plantings.  jitlọk

plastic  bōd, būḷajtiik

plate  kōnnọ, pileij

platform  
build a platform.  pepe
canoe part, outrigger platform.  ere, kōṃñūr
canoe part, platform over the lee side, opposite the outrigger side.  rọñ
fishing method, pole fishing from a raised platform or tripod used for fishing.  okwa
platform for drying copra.  jād

Platichthys  
a fish, starry flounder, Platichthys stellatus.  bale

play  ikien, kukure
a game, child's play using pebbles and shells as imaginary objects and characters.  lijjikin
a game: play marbles for keeps.  lukkuun
play baseball.  iakiu
play cards.  kaaj
play cards for stakes.  pile
play checkers.  jekab
play kickball.  anidep
play marbles.  kōjjobaba
play music.  kōjañjañ
play music on radio or phonograph.  jañ
play piano.  piano
play poker.  pile
play practical jokes.  ikien
play volleyball.  baḷebọọḷ
playing cards.  kaaj
seldom play (see kukure {kʷikʷirẹy}).  jọkkurere

playboy  mejpata

playground  kūraaṇto, wūntoba
playground for demons.  meḷaḷ

plea  kajjitōk

plead  owar

pleasant  kaṃōṇōṇō, kattōñtōñ, lelejkōnkōn, ḷōḷajkōnkōn
pleasantly cool.  leladikdik
unpleasant sensation.  memāālel

please  kōṇaan
displease.  lelotaan, ḷōkatip
please, would you kindly.  ṃōk

pleased  
displeased.  inepata

pleasing  memejaja, ṃōṃan
pleasing to the eye.  pepānpān

pleasure  ṃōṇōṇō
interjection of displeasure used only by women.  ōjjeti-
interjection: expression of sexual pleasure.  ōrrōr
make a sound of pleasure while sleeping because of good dreams.  jeja

pleasure)  
interjection: "ouch!" (pain or sexual pleasure).  ōttōt

pleat  kobak

Plectropomus  
a fish, bass, Plectropomus truncatus.  akajin
a fish, bass, Plectropomus truncatus.  jowanurọñ
a fish, bass, Plectropomus truncatus.  jọwe

pledge  kalliṃur

Pleiades  
a star, eta in Taurus (Pleiades).  Jebrọ
eta in Taurus (Pleiades).  Jeḷeilōñ

plentiful  aḷakiie, eojaḷ, lutōkḷọk

plenty  lōñ
plenty: especially.  ḷap

Pleurotomariidae  
trochus, a shell, Pleurotomariidae.  likaabdoulul
trochus, a shell, Trochidae, Omphalius pfeifferi or Tristichotrochus haliarchus. a shell, Pleurotomariidae.  likōppejdat

pliable  mañōtñōt, pedañōtñōt

pliant  mañōtñōt

pliers  peenjej

plot  ḷam
instrument for plotting courses, nautical.  kein kōttōbalbal
plot a course.  kōkar, kōttōbalbal

plover  
a bird, golden plover, Pluvialis dominica.  kwōlej
a bird, golden plover, black variety, in breeding plumage.  ḷakeke

pluck  tuññūli
pluck feather or hair (Ralik only).  imkilkil
pluck feathers.  tūṃṃọṇ
pluck feathers from a bird.  tōtemakil
pluck leaves from midrib of coconut fronds.  tōtemakil
pluck out eyes.  itūk
pluck ripe coconuts.  kōpālele
pluck, of fruit.  ḷotḷot

plug  bọọr
plugged.  bọrōk

Plumeria  
a plant, Plumeria acuminata Ait. (Apocynaceae).  meria

plump  uḷūtḷūt

plunder  
plunder after battle.  rakōm
plunder, clean out.  ropāj
to plunder.  rakim

plunge  
plunge into the sea.  roḷọk
plunge of a canoe or ship.  ṃōt

plus  koba

Pluvialis  
a bird, golden plover, Pluvialis dominica.  kwōlej

plywood  būḷāwūt

poach  ḷe eoon eṃ

pocket  bōjọ
stick hand into pocket, hole, or crack.  rore

pocket knife  ṇaib

poem  boeṃ

point  jabōn
point head downwards.  kalōlō
point in all directions.  toor
point of.  jabwe
point of no return.  jerakiaarḷap
point out.  ba kajjie-
point out something (to someone).  jitōñ, jitōñ
pointed.  kōkañ

poise  
poised.  jeḷā kōppeḷak

poison  baijin
poisoned by eating crab.  iabaru
poisonous fish.  ikaarar
poisonous, of fish.  kadek

poke  debdeb, dedāil, iuun, tōñōl, tuññūli
poke with something.  arar
to poke into a hole persistently at something, usually an octopus.  lekōn

poker  
a flush in poker.  peḷaj
ante, in poker.  laḷ
call a bet in poker.  wadu
have four of a kind in poker.  ḷāān
play poker.  pile
straight, in playing poker.  tōreej

Polaris  Dunen-eañ, Liṃanṃan
posts of Polaris.  Jurōn-Liṃanṃan

pole  joor
bundle of long objects such as spears, fish poles, etc.  tūr
fish pole.  bwā
fishing method, fish with a pole.  kōbwābwe
fishing method, pole fishing along the beach or shore.  tōtoor
fishing method, pole fishing for goatfish.  kadjo
fishing method, pole fishing from a raised platform or tripod used for fishing.  okwa
fishing method, pole fishing on barrier reef edge at low tide on dark nights.  juunboñ
fishing method, pole or line fishing using no bait but simply jerking the line in the hope of hooking a fish by chance.  kāājrabōl
fishing method, use fishpole at night.  kappej
fishing method, use fishpole at night with either lure or bait.  tōto
fishing method, use fishpole at the reef edge and fish for kidiej.  kakidiej
fishline, on a pole.  mejje
flagpole.  juron bōḷeak
pole for poling in shallow water.  kōbōj
poling in shallow water with a pole.  kōbōjbōj

police  bwilijmāāṇ

policy  kien, kōl

polio  boḷio

polish  kāilar
polish (with causative prefix).  jatōltōl

politics  kien

pollute  
polluted.  tōtoon

Pollux  
Castor and Pollux in Gemini.  Iju-kuwaj-aiḷip

Polydactylus  
a fish, moi, Polydactylus sexfilis.  atkadu

Polyscias  
esp. Polyscias guilfoylei (Bull Bailey) or P. scutellaria (Burm. F.) Fosb. (araliaceae).  ut

Pomacentrid  
a fish, Pomacentrid.  bakōj

pomade  
hair pomade.  kūriijin kkapit

pompadour  kōbbọk

pompano  
a fish, pompano, Trachinotus bailloni.  kauwe
a fish, pompano, Trachinotus bailloni.  ṃōḷojetak

pompous  jājjāj

pond  
pond on reef where fish are caught when tide goes out.  tọ
pond with many fish.  lōb

ponder  ḷōmṇak

pontoon  baantuun

pool  ae
pool of sea water with a beach surrounded by mangrove trees and other vegetation as part of an islet.  naṃ
royal bathing pool in olden days.  juwadel
shallow pool on reef.  jalōb
small pool on reef at low tide, or in interior of island.  ḷwe

pool  piliet

pooped  orā

poor  jeraṃōl
of poor quality.  ḷam waan
poor quality.  oṃoja
poor soil.  lọurō

pop  bokkoḷọk
popping sound.  ṇọb
popping sound made when squashing lice.  noñ
popping sound, more muffled than bokkoḷọk (which see)..  būkkūḷọk

popular  kattōñtōñ, lelejkōnkōn, ḷōḷajkōnkōn, wōlbo
be popular with the opposite sex.  taḷe

popularity  aneptok

pop-up  
pop-up, in baseball.  tōkai

porch  maḷto, tōñaak

porcupine fish  
a fish, porcupine fish, Diodon hystrix.  jabōnke
a fish, porcupine fish, Diodon hystrix.  ṃōjañūr

pore  rọñ

porgy  
a fish, porgy, Gnathodentex aurolineatus.  tūñad

pork  kanniōkin piik, piik

porpoise  ke
bed of fronds on which the tails of porpoises are placed.  kin
fishing method, for porpoises.  jibke

port  aba
canoe part, after-part when outrigger is on port side.  jabdik
canoe part, forward part when outrigger is on port side.  jabḷap
port side (see retam {reytam}).  kōja
port tack.  jabḷap
sailing port to wind.  jabdik

portable  bōkto-bōktak

portend  
superstition that large waves portend the arrival of a vessel.  tokwanwa

portion  ṃōtta-
designate portions.  kōjjebar

portrait  pijaa-

portray  kwaḷọk kadkadi-

Portuguese man-o-war  
a coelenterate, Portuguese man-o-war.  aolōk

Portulaca  
a plant, Portulaca.  kūrañ

position  jiki-, kadkad, ḷōmṇak
position of.  jellen
position..  bōnbōn
slip down out of position, of things.  pir

positioned  
be positioned well.  jitṃanṃan

possess  
be possessed by demons.  urōt
be possessive.  kōmmọ
possess the required characteristics or qualities.  kōiie
possessed.  rijekā
possessed by a demon.  tuwe
possessed by ghosts.  mejatoto
possessive of women.  arōk kōrā
take possession of.  mọk
to possess, of evil spirits.  tuwe

possession  wōja

possessions  balle

possessive  aer
see aa-. belonging to: possessive classifier.  aṇ

possessive classifier  
possessive classifier, alienable objects and general possessive.  aa-, wōja-
possessive classifier, bathing water.  utō-
possessive classifier, blankets and other things used as blankets.  kọje-
possessive classifier, boundary or difference.  kōtaa-
possessive classifier, canoe, ship, boat, or vehicle.  waa-
possessive classifier, children, pets, money, watches, or Bible.  nāji-
possessive classifier, earrings and other things worn on ear.  die-
possessive classifier, eyes, lids, openings, eyeglasses, masks, or goggles.  meja-
possessive classifier, fish, crabs, or birds.  koṇa-
possessive classifier, flowers or wreaths worn on head.  pālli-
possessive classifier, flowers, medals, necklaces, or fishing baskets.  ṃarō-
possessive classifier, food or cigarettes.  kije-
possessive classifier, grandmother or grandchild or pet.  jibwi-
possessive classifier, houses or other buildings.  eṃ
possessive classifier, mat or blanket or mattress.  kinie-
possessive classifier, perfume or lotion, or containers thereof.  kapitō-
possessive classifier, plant or seedling.  kōtka-
possessive classifier, position or property.  jiki-
possessive classifier, sauces.  jāle-
possessive classifier, tooth or eating utensils.  ñii-
possessive classifier, water, soft drinks, or juice of coconuts, etc..  lime-

possibilities  
within the realm of possibilities.  tōllọk

possible  maroñ
expression: "impossible!".  eban
impossible.  ban

post  joor
posts of Polaris.  Jurōn-Liṃanṃan

posterior  lọdiñi, pid
posterior, buttocks.  lọk

postpone  
push, move, postponement.  tọrtọr

pot  
a food, ripe breadfruit mixed with coconut oil and cooked in pots.  nāpnāpe
coffee pot.  tibat
iron pot.  ainbat
large pot.  kōṃa
put a pot or kettle on a fire or stove to boil water or cook food.  tōtaak
teapot.  tibat

potato  piteto
a plant, sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas.  piteto
mashed taro or potato.  kōmālij

potent  mālkwōj
impotent.  ṃōjṇọ
sexually impotent (male) (see rōrōñ {rẹrẹg}).  jarrōñrōñ

potential  kōjatdikdik

potion  wūno

pouch  bōjọ, pāāk

poultry  
to mature, of poultry.  jenḷap

pound  deñdeñ, didipiñpiñ, lij, nin, nono, notoñ, pejaju, ure
medicine pounding rock.  tōpañ
pound breadfruit or taro.  jukjuk
pound food.  kapipā, lijlij
pound something or someone.  jinṃa
pound with a mallet or hammer.  penḷwūj
pounded stack of processed pandanus leaves.  noonon
pounding or thudding of canoes together.  ḷuḷwūjḷwūj
sound of waves pounding on reef.  lijeñūrñūr

pound  bọun

pour  kwōppeḷọk, lilutōk
pour out.  tọọr
sound of liquid being poured.  kokopkop

pout  jememe, kaū

poverty  jeraṃōl

powder  bọuta
gunpowder.  bọurok

power  kajoor, maroñ
extraordinary healing powers, as in Marshallese native medicine.  kōbbōkakkak
having healing powers.  mālkwōj
having supernatural powers.  mọṇmọṇ
legendary power given by Jebro to Jekad.  ao
magical power.  ḷọun
magical power of speech.  atlo
place where members of the Ripako clan exercise their power to control storm.  bōn
powerful in speech.  aejemjem
powerless.  ṃōjṇọ
spiritual power.  abōn
within the power.  tōllọk

powerful  kijoñ

pox  
blister, chicken pox.  bok
chicken pox.  bok aidik

practically  kiōk

practice  deenju, kōmmālmel, miminene
practiced.  miminene
target practice.  kōjjerọro

praise  nebar, roḷọk, tūbḷotak
praise (religious term only).  wūjtak
praised.  ñiājo

prance  alijerḷọk

pray  jar
evening prayers (Protestant).  nokwōn

preach  kowaḷọk, kwaḷọk naan
preacher.  ri-kaki

precede  ṃokta
precede, be in time for.  ṃōṃōkaj

precious  aorōk

precipitous  jirūṃle, ju

precise  jejjet, jiṃwe

precocious  
precocious, of children.  ṃōṃawi

predict  bōklōkōt, kajjimalele
predict something and thereby cause it to happen.  ajjimālele
predict, using cards.  kawūjwūj

preempt  kōbbat, kōkotaak
be preemptive.  akḷañ
preemptive.  nib

preference  
give preference to.  tōtōl

prefix  
prefix to feminine names.  Li-
prefix to masculine names.  Ḷa-

pregnant  bōrọro, nañinmej
become pregnant.  tōta
pregnant woman.  kūrae

prejudice  kalijekḷọk
prejudiced.  jep

premature  jumej
premature death.  mijenatabuñ

Premna  
a plant, tree, Premna corymbosa (Burm. F.) Rottl. + Willd. Var. Obtusifolia (R. Br.) Fletcher.  kaar

preoccupied  
move about looking preoccupied.  tarto-tartak

prepare  kōpopo
be prepared for the task at hand.  lōkōk
prepare bait.  kaatat
prepare hermit crabs for bait.  pajo
prepare to strike.  pañ
prepared.  dede, pojak
to prepare for the unexpected.  ṃaanjāppopo

prepared  
be prepared.  booj
see dede. ready, prepared.  ededeḷọk

preparedness  likōk

prescribe  kōkar

presence  pād
make one's presence felt, especially a group.  tileñeñ

present  joortak
devote presents to the gods.  aje

preserve  kōbọrōk, kōjparok
a food, balls of preserved breadfruit sweetened and boiled in coconut oil.  makillō
a food, cooked preserved breadfruit smothered in grated coconut.  kubaḷ
a food, preserved breadfruit.  bwiro
a food, preserved breadfruit mixed with arrowroot and coconut sap or sugar, wrapped in breadfruit leaves and baked.  bwiro iiōk
a food, preserved breadfruit or peru flattened and covered with breadfruit leaves and baked.  kajipedped
life preserver.  kein aō
smell of preserved breadfruit.  būbwiroro

preserved  
a food, preserved breadfruit boiled or baked without wrapping.  koḷeiaat

preserves  
a food, watered down pandanus preserves.  rọkrok

preside  
to lead, direct, preside.  tōl

president  būreejtōn

press  kōkeeṇ
apply constant powerful pressure on a rope.  keepep
blood pressure.  aerin bōtōktōk
press down on.  jijiped, joon
press oil out of grated copra.  joniak
pressure.  aer
pressurized.  ñilñil

prestige  buñbuñ

presume  ḷōmṇak

presumptuous  mejel kil, pedet armej

pretend  jekpen, ḷōkōṃ
pretend that.  etan wōt ñe
pretend to be satisfied.  ḷōnañ

pretense  ankiliriab

pretentious  toojin edwaan
pretentious care.  iọkwe in kij

pretty  aiboojoj, ilar, kakijdikdik
knock-out, pretty.  kōjaij
look pretty at sunset.  aḷkōnar
pretty, of women.  deọ

prevail  anjọ

prevent  baar, bōbrae, deṃak

Priacanthus  
a fish, goggle-eye, Priacanthus cruentatus.  ḷwōl

price  
price of.  oṇea-
see oṇea. price of.  oṇāān

prick  lōklōk
a plant, a grass, prickly.  lōklōk
be pricked by pandanus thorns.  ṃake
pricking sensation of body limbs.  kūknaḷnaḷ
prickly heat.  bok aidik
to prick.  wie

pride  kabbil, utiej būruo-

priest  būrij, bata
customary reimbursement given by anyone in return or exchange for food, living, or payment for medicine or priest-craft.  kabwijeran

primp  kōmmāidik

prince  
half prince, royal father but commoner mother.  bwidak
quarter prince, royal father but mother half-princess.  bwidak irooj

princess  
quarter princess, royal father but mother half-princess.  bwidak lerooj

principal  būrinjibōḷ

principle  abja

print  jenok
imprint.  kōkal
print by hand with manuscript style.  kiāptōḷ

printed  
imprinted.  kōn

prints  
erase footprints.  jieñ
erase footprints or traces.  jijioñ
footprints.  jenok, kin, maalkan ne

prison  būreek, kalbuuj

prize  kọwiinin, mejānkajjik, tūb, wiin

probably  bōlen

problem  kajjitōk, wūn

procedure  kōl

proceed  etal wōt
proceeding toward destination.  jibadek

Procelsterna  
a bird, blue-gray noddy, Procelsterna caerulea.  lọun Pikaar

procession  
a steady procession.  jepekōḷan
procession bearing tribute to chief.  tal
procession of mourners.  tal

proclaim  kowaḷọk

proclamation  keeañ

procrastinate  aepedped

procure  
procure something by flattery or by "borrowingʷ.  kōrabōl

prod  debdeb
prodding.  adebdeb

prodigal  jerwaan, jāṃōd
prodigal, profligate.  bōro-ḷap

produce  jebar

product  waḷọk

productive  timọọn
unproductive coconut tree (see kimuur {kimiwir}).  jakimuur

profane  kōtrāe

proffer  
to proffer.  tilmaak

profile  annañ

profit  orḷọk
profitable.  wiin

profitable  
unprofitable.  jettokja-

profligate  
prodigal, profligate.  bōro-ḷap

profound  ṃwilaḷ

Profundiconus  
Conasprella praecellea/comatosa/sowerbii or Profundiconus profundiconus.  likaebeb

program  būrookraaṃ
review day program.  jeṃnājin

progress  dedek, wōnṃaan
be in progress.  ej, ij
progress slowly but steadily.  kipeddikdik
see ej be doing, be in progress.  kwōj
see ej be doing, be in progress.  kwōj
see wōnṃaan. progress, move forward.  wōnṃaanḷọk

prohibit  
prohibited.  mọ

project  būrojāāk, jerbal
projection.  būtti

prolific  timọọn

prolong  to

promenade  ikueaak

Promicrops  
a fish, giant sea bass, Promicrops lanceolatus/truncatus.  jọwe
a fish, giant sea bass, Promicrops truncatus.  jowāme

prominence  
achieve prominence.  ḷe

promiscuous  kijoñ, kidu

promise  kalliṃur
false promise.  pepe riab
false promises.  naan jekdọọn

prompt  iur, ṃōkaj

pronoun  
pronoun, absolute and object.  kōj
pronoun, absolute and object, first person plural exclusive.  kōm
pronoun, absolute and object, second person plural.  koṃ
pronoun, absolute, first person singular.  ña
pronoun, absolute, second person singular.  kwe
pronoun, absolute, third person plural, them.  er
pronoun, absolute, third person singular.  e
pronoun, object, first person singular.  
pronoun, object, second person singular.  eok
pronoun, object, third person plural.  er
pronoun, object, third person singular.  e
second person plural pronoun.  kōmi

proof  kaṃool, kein kaṃool

prop  apar
prop up.  kowawa

propaganda  karreelel

propagate  orḷọk

propeller  
propeller of plane or ship.  pikpik

proper  ebajjeet, jejjet, kōkar
improper.  jekkar

property  ṃweiuk
appropriate others' property.  aṇokṇak
divest of all property.  katoḷọk
inalienable rights or property.  addemlōkmej
property of.  jiki-, kapijukune-
to strip of money or property by fraud or threat.  kwōdmat, reja

prophecy  
fulfill, as a prophecy.  kūrṃool

prophesy  kanaan, ri-kaanij

prophet  ri-kaanij

propose  
propose to do.  katmāne

proposition  
to proposition.  lekōto

prosper  
prosperous wind.  ṃakroro

prosperous  jeban

prostrate  
fallen prostrate.  oḷọk

protect  bōbrae, kōjparok, oṇaak
padding for comfort or for protection from dirt.  erer
protect from rain or spray at sea with mat.  boktak
protect from rain or wind.  bọto
protect with jealousy.  jetṇaak
protected.  barōk
protection.  jālitak, likōpejñak
protector.  erer, penja-
something that is put under something else to protect, lift, or support it.  ḷoñtak

protection  
protection in fighting.  tōrak

protest  juṃae

Protestant  mijen
Protestant, religion.  Būrotijen

prototype  jemānāe

protract  
protracted.  to

protrude  
protrude out from a surface thereby showing.  memat

protruding  
having a protruding forehead.  kōkodaṃdaṃ

proud  buñ-būruon, juwa
be proud.  kōṇkōṃṃan
be proud of.  wūjek

prove  mālejjoñ

proverb  jabōnkōnnaan

provide  
provide a framework for something.  ṇaḷōmān
provide a name for someone or something, to name someone or something.  ṇaetan
provide a pillow for someone.  ṇapitōn
provide a weapon for someone.  ṇaṃaanpein
provide air for breathing.  ṇamejatotoin
provide all that is needed for someone or something.  ṇawijkinen
provide drink for someone.  ṇalimen
provide food for family from local sources (not from the store).  tāāp
provide for.  oṇaak
provide fuel for.  ṇakaan
provide material goods for someone.  ṇaṃweien
provide sails for a canoe.  ṇawōjlāān
provide shelter for someone or something.  ṇaiṃōn
provide someone a mat.  ṇakinien
provide someone with a blanket.  ṇakọjen
provide someone with clothes.  ṇaballin
provide someone with food.  ṇakijen
provide someone with wages or a salary.  ṇawōṇāān
provide space for.  ṇajikin
provide spirit to someone.  ṇajitbōn
provide wherewithal for someone.  ṇawāween
provide with bathing water.  ṇautōn

province  bukwōn

provision  
provisions.  ṃweiuk
provisions for a voyage.  ṃōd, ṃōd, nenōk, teaak

provisions  ale

provocation  liṃotak

provoke  
provoke to a quarrel.  ūrōj
provoked.  lilu
short tempered, cry-baby, provoked.  kwi

provoking  
provoking laughter.  kattōñtōñ

prow  ḷobōrwa

prudent  tiljek

prune  
prune a bush.  jipijuḷ
to prune.  jekjek

pry  ḷakilulu, ḷōbat
pry into someone's thoughts.  tūtuur bōro
prying.  eded

Psalms  
The Psalms.  Jaaṃ

Pseuderanthemum  
a plant, Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum (Bull.) Baily. Cult. Hedge plant.  tirooj

Psilotum  
a plant, Psilotum nudum.  martok

psoriasis  jān

psychoanalyze  tūtuur bōro

psychosis  
psychosis, of a latent nature.  ṃōṃaḷkaro

Pterois  
a fish, lionfish, Pterois volitans.  ōō

puberty  
grass skirt boys put on at puberty.  kiōk

pubic  
pubic hair.  wak

pubis  bọñur

public  
in public.  lọbwilej, lueaḷ
in the public eye.  jarlepju
publicity.  lọbwilej

pucker  
puckered.  nokjek

puddle  jalōb

puff  memenonoun kijdik
puffed-up.  kōmmejāje
to puff a cigarette.  koub

puffer  
a fish, puffer fish, Tetraodon hispidus/meleagris/nigropunctatus/patoca.  wat
a fish, puffer fish, Tetraodon hispidus.  luwap
a fish, puffer, Arothron meleagris.  luwap-kilmeej
a fish, puffer, Arothron nigropunctatus.  luwap-iaḷo

Puffinus  
a bird, slender-billed shearwater, Puffinus tenuirostris.  māntōl
a bird, sooty shearwater, Puffinus griseus.  māntōl

pugnacious  ḷaire, wōtan

pull  aik, atak, kankan, kōkāālel, nenōōr
hook and pull.  ankiij
pull as in dancing.  kōkkekaak
pull at it.  eolọk
pull back the foreskin.  kuraj, ore
pull down.  eolọk
pull in, as fish on a line.  tōbtōb
pull keys off pandanus.  ḷotḷot
pull out.  ālāl, kōkkekaak, wōmwōm, wūjroñ
pull out hairs.  tūṃṃọṇ
pull out of ground.  wūj
pull out, as current or undertow.  tọr
pull together, on rope, almost falling.  buñ kake
pull up.  ḷōbat
pull up stakes.  ṃōṃakūt
pull up weeds or grass.  kintak
pulled out.  teep
to pull and break objects such as string, rope, wire or grass.  tūṃtūṃ
to pull out.  wūjwūj
twist and pull hair.  dāde

pulley  būḷak

pulse  baṃ

pulverize  kapipā

pumice  
pumice stone.  tilaan

pump  baṃ

pumpkin  baañke

pun  kaj

punch  bait, dukwaḷ, jarom
short punches in boxing, as in the beating of a drum.  tūraṃ

punch  
punch, beverage.  ban

punctuation  kakōḷḷe

puncture  lōlō, tōtal

punish  eṇọ, iden-oṇe, kaje, kauwe, kōmañmañ
punish (with causative prefix).  je

punk  jit

puny  ṃōjṇọ, niñ, waan

Puperita  
Puperita japonica or Amphinerita polita.  kaddoḷ

pupil  
pupil of eye.  tōṃa
pupil of the eye.  ijuun māj

purchase  wia

pure  kokwōjarjar, rōreo

purgative  
purgative medicine.  wūno in ruprup

purge  katoḷọk

purify  katoḷọk

purpose  wūn, wūnin
move with steady and deliberate purpose.  ijuboñ-ijuraan

Purpura  
Drupa ricina/morum or Purpura (mancinella).  lidid
a shell, Muricidae, Purpura (Manicinella) Armigera.  tōbo

purse  jiipkako

purser  jiipkako
purser, ship.  baja

pus  medaekek

push  iuun, jipeḷḷọk, jiraak-, kōjbouk, wiaake
push away a canoe.  taar
push forth.  bwillọk
push one's luck.  kadkadajaj
push out.  kọbaj
push over.  ukok
push up soil, of roots.  pādāl
push, move, postponement.  tọrtọr
to urge, goad, spur, push.  rōrọọj

push cart  diaka

pushover  kijen niñniñ, mejjani

pussy  kuuj

put  dedoor, lilik
fit together, put together an engine or piece of machinery.  bobo
put a pot or kettle on a fire or stove to boil water or cook food.  tōtaak
put alongside.  apar
put aside.  kōttōn
put clothes away carelessly.  pānuk
put down.  dedoor
put fish on charcoal or fire.  tōtaak
put in.  ṃalōk
put in container.  ātet
put in good shape.  kwadikdik
put in order.  kōkar, kwadikdik
put inside.  tōltōl
put into effect.  jejjet kūtien
put on.  kōḷaak
put on a long face.  kōjjeraṃōlṃōl
put on top of.  jojoon
put out a fire.  kukun
put something on top of.  ertak
put something over a fire.  perar
put things away.  kọkkoṇkoṇ
put things in place.  kọkkoṇkoṇ
put up.  kajjuur
put wreath on one's head.  pālpel
put, take, throw up and down.  bōklōñ-bōklaḷ
putting the forearm on the forehead while lying down.  eoonpālōñ

putty  bate

Pygoplites  
Pygoplites diacanthus.  rūbōb

Pythia  
Pythia cecillei.  alu

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