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Sabbath  
the Sabbath.  Jabōt

sabotage  
to sabotage.  kōmmatōr

Saccharum  
a plant, Saccharum officinarum L. sugar cane (Gramineae). (ko or to of Polynesia.).  tọ

sack  
burlap sack.  pāāk

sacrament  jakkūramen

sacred  kokwōjarjar

sacrifice  joortak, katok
sacrifice food to the gods.  wālọklik

sacrilegious  kōtrāe

sacrum  ḷuḷ

sad  būroṃōj, ḷobōl
saddening.  kabbūroṃōjṃōj
sadness.  būroṃōj

safe  jaruk, koṇ, pāāñ

safety pin  piin

sag  pidtoto

sage  kanpil

Sagittarius  
sigma in Sagittarius and beta Librae.  Aunwōḷān-lañ
stars in Sagittarius.  Mājetdikdik

sail  
a canoe with its sail flapping.  añōppāl
a sail.  wōjḷā
able to sail close to the wind.  wetak
arrive, of sailing vessel or airplane.  po
canoe part, decorations of feathers on masthead, boomtips, and sail.  deñḷọk
canoe part, edge of sail fastened to the gaff.  aeṃaan
canoe part, foot of sail, edge fastened to the boom.  aekōrā
canoe part, waveguard on both sides of sailing canoe.  añtūkli
canoe-surfing, when sailing down wind.  kōttōmāle
cover a sail.  atro
decorations made from feathers of frigate birds, one on each tip of the sail on a chief's canoe.  kadulele
drawing much water causing it to be hard to paddle or sail, nautical.  añōt
full sail, nautical.  kankan, lōtlōt
go on a vehicle or sailing canoe (used with directional enclitics (and postpositions)).  tar
go sailing.  jerakrōk
hoist sails.  jerak
jaunt, sail, or drive around aimlessly.  tarto-tartak
keep a canoe or boat full-sailing.  kabwijer
land, sailing vessel.  po
large outrigger canoe, for sailing.  tipñōl
large sailing canoe.  jitōñ
let sail and mast fall while tacking.  merā
line used to decrease the sail on a canoe.  lukwar
lines used to reef sails.  tiliej
lower sail.  po
mix sail power with engine power.  kabodān
pacify the winds and cause winds favorable for a sailing expedition.  kaurur jiañ
remain ahead of a wave when sailing following the wind.  buñṃaan
sail away.  jeblaak, jerak
sail close to the wind.  kipeddikdik
sail downwind with the sail on the south and the outrigger on the north.  tōmeañ
sail into the wind, tacking often.  jeje
sail model canoes.  bwilbwil
sail not full.  tọ
sail of a certain shape.  ṃōjbwe
sail onto land.  ṃor
sail out to sea.  buñlik
sail westward.  kabbwe
sail with outrigger out of water.  ām
sail with the outrigger on the south.  tōmrak
sail with the wind.  kabbwe
sailboat.  wajerakrōk
sailing port to wind.  jabdik
sailing starboard to wind.  jabḷap
see po. lower sail, land.  potok
shake, of a sail in the wind.  jopāl
spar of sail.  rojak
tack, change sail from one end of canoe to the other to tack.  diak
tacks in sailing.  ālu
test sail a new or overhauled vessel.  likbad
to bring up outrigger and hold it at 45 degrees while sailing.  kakkiāmem
to reef sails.  rujruj
to sail a canoe or boat singlehandedly.  wajekā
to sail a coconut hydroplane.  wūdādo
to sail a toy canoe.  riwut
to sheet sails in.  ṇatoon
top part of sail in a traditional canoe.  atmāejet
unable to sail close to the wind.  wāto
uneven sailing wind in lee of an islet.  añinene
use a sail.  lewōjḷā
windward overlay of sail.  

sailfish  
a fish, Pacific sailfish.  wūjinleep

sailor  jeeḷa, juwape

sails  
provide sails for a canoe.  ṇawōjlāān

salary  
low salary.  dik oṇea-
provide someone with wages or a salary.  ṇawōṇāān
salary of.  oṇea-

sale  wōtlọk kōn oṇāān ṃweiuk

saliva  iādatōltōl, kaplo, ṃōṃōj

salmon  
a fish, salmon.  jaṃōṇ

saloon  baar

salt  jọọḷ
a food, salted fish guts or clams.  jiookra
not salty.  aebōjbōj
salt water.  dānnin lọjet
saltspray.  tabūṇṇo
salty.  jatōk

salutation  aḷe

salute  
salute with the hands.  jekjek

salvation  lọmọọr

same  āinwōt, āinwōt juon
at the same level.  pen in deo
same as.  āi-
see āinwōt. too, also, same.  āin
the same.  barāinwōt, dein

sampan  jempaan

sample  elmọkot, jaṃbōḷ

sanctified  kokwōjarjar

sanction  mālim

sanctum  lokatok

sand  bok
add sand or grated coconut.  penpen
be sandy.  bokbok
coarse sand.  bok ajaj, bokkwelep
digging of feet or tires into soft sand.  kōbkōb
feet sink in sand making for difficult walking.  neen kōbkōb
fine sand.  bokkwidik
fine sand in sea.  liṃ
fishing method, using weight with hook, octopus for bait, and dragging it on sandy bottom.  kōjọliṃ
sand disks.  bok allōñ
sand hardened together.  barḷọk
sandbank.  pepe
sandbar, usually not covered even at high tide.  bok
sandspit.  bok
scoop, dirt or sand.  eọkur
slip under ground or sand.  jọ
throw sand at.  bor
to throw grated coconut or sand at someone or something.  pinik

sand clam  
sand clam, bivalve.  jukkwe

sand crab  ṃōḷe
fishing method, line fishing outside lagoon, usually on lee side and fairly close to shore, for flying fish, using sand crab for bait.  rōjep
white sand crab.  kalibbañ, karuk

sanderling  
a bird, sanderling, Crocethia alba.  kwōl

sandpaper  jaanpeba
a coral which can be used as sandpaper.  paḷ

sandpiper  
a bird, semi-palmate sandpiper, Ereunetes pusillus.  kwōl

sandspit  
sandspit of.  bokwan, bokwā

sandwich  jāānwūj

sandworm  
small sandworm.  būttiwaḷ

sane  jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ

sanitary  rōreo
sanitary napkin.  te
use a sanitary napkin.  tete

sap  bwil
a food, preserved breadfruit mixed with arrowroot and coconut sap or sugar, wrapped in breadfruit leaves and baked.  bwiro iiōk
bottle used for coconut sap.  jeib
choice coconut tree for collecting sap.  tāāñ
coconut mixed with sap or sugar.  lukor
coconut sap, toddy.  jedān, jekaro
coconut shell for catching coconut sap, whole and empty.  kor
fermented, of coconut sap.  mañūñ
old and sour coconut sap.  mañūñ
place a bottle (kor) at the end of coconut shoot to collect sap initially.  kajokkor
sap of coconut tree.  dān
use coconut sap for cooking.  utōn-jekaro

Sarda  
Sarda sarda.  ḷōjabwil

sardine  
a fish, sardine, Sardine sardinella (small).  mimuul
a fish, sardine, Sardine sardinella (small).  mimuul
a fish, sardine, Sardinella sp..  kwarkwar
a fish, sardine, Sardinella sp..  mamo
canned sardines.  jeṃṃa
fishing method, using woven brown coconut fronds to catch sardines and minnows as they are chased ashore by bigger fish.  apep
sardines.  jatiin

satiate  
satiated.  mat, ṃaal

satisfied  mat
be satisfied.  ju-būruon, po-būruon
dissatisfied.  ikrooḷ
not satisfied.  jaṃjaṃ
pretend to be satisfied.  ḷōnañ

satisfy  polel
dissatisfy.  jab po bōro
easy to satisfy with food.  mattiie
hard to satisfy with food.  mattiia

saturate  
saturated.  eo, ḷwōjat
saturated with water.  bok

Saturday  Jādede

sauce  jāle-, jālele
possessive classifier, sauces.  jāle-
soy sauce.  joiu

saucy  wōtan

saunter  jaṃbo, kōkajoor

sausage  jọjej

savage  
savage (see awiie {hawiyyẹy}).  awiia

save  ijellọkwi-, kōjparok, lọmọọr
save from a storm.  tōḷḷañ

savings  joortoklik

savor  edjoñ

savory  
savory smell.  bwiin-ennọ

saw  jidpān
correct angle of handsaws.  oḷā
crosscut saw.  bukduul
hacksaw.  jidpān aen
ripsaw.  bōrrā
sawdust.  kijen jidpān

say  ba, bōḷa, kōmlōt
interjection: "you doṇt say!".  kwōjabṃōk
say in vain.  ba pata
what do you say?.  eañ

saying  jabōnkōnnaan, kaj

scab  
scabby.  kwōdkwōdi

scad  
a fish, big-eyed or goggle-eyed scad fish or horse mackerel, Trachurops crumenophthalmus.  pāti

Scaevola  
a plant, Scaevola frutescens (Mill.) krause.  kōṇṇat

scaffold  okwa

scale  
scale fish.  karwūn
scale of fish.  wūn

scales  bọun

scaly  
disease, scaly and flaky skin.  koko
scaly skin.  kwōdkwōdi

scamper  uwea

scan  
scanning.  kakōlkōl

scandal  kajjookok
scandalize.  kabwilọklọk māj
scandalized.  ubabōj

Scapharca  
small clam, oyster, a shell, Arcidae, Scapharca inequivalvis or Anadara pilulu.  kūkōr

scar  kinej

scarce  aḷakiia, jeja

scarcity  
scarcity of fish (see ike {yikey}).  jaike

scare  
coconut leaf chain used in fishing as scarer.  ṃwio
fish that wanders outside coconut leaf chain scarer.  ikōn-ālkinṃwio
fishing method, between two shoals (ṇa), with scarer.  uṇa
fishing method, many men surround a school in shallow water using a coconut leaf chain as scarer.  aḷeḷe
fishing method, using a coconut leaf chain as a scarer at night to block off exit route of fish and waiting for low tide in order to trap them.  lipaanto
fishing method, using coconut leaf chain as scarer on dark nights.  pelpel
fishing method, using scarer.  wōtojome
fishing method, using scarer and weir.  kwōmej
fishing term, said of a coconut leaf chain used as scarer that is strung out unevenly.  kapijjule
form a triangle shape with scarer (ṃwieo) in fishing by the jurōk method.  juḷḷwe
hard to scare.  jāmmijakjak
not scare easily (see kōkōl {kẹkẹl}).  jakkōl
not scare easily (see uwōta {wiwetah}).  jọuwōta
scare away.  ubaak
scared.  ilbōk, kor, kōkōl, mijak

scarf  ḷokkorbar

Scarus  
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

scary  mijak

scatter  ebeb, lij
scattered.  ajeeded, ebjak, eojaḷ, jeeded, jekadkad, jeplōklōk

scavenge  okpej

scavenger  
a fish, scavenger, Lethrinus kallopterus.  perak
a fish, scavenger, Lethrinus microdon.  mejmej
a fish, scavenger, Lethrinus miniatus.  jaḷiia
a fish, scavenger, Lethrinus variegatus.  dijiñ
a fish, scavenger, Lethrinus variegatus.  nōt
a fish, scavenger, Lethrinus sp.  ṇamāni

scene  wōja

scent  nām
trace scent.  kāātet

scheme  jekaboot, kōkar, kōllejar, kōttōbalbal, ḷam

school  
a flock of birds flying over a school of fish.  la, wūnaak
charge of a school of fish chasing minnows.  tūaḷ
flock, school.  ṃur
many, as a school of fish.  doom
school of fish.  bwijin
school of fish on reef, herd of animals.  baru
school of sharks looking for smaller fish.  wūnaak

school  jikuuḷ

schoolhouse  ṃōn jikuuḷ

schooner  jikuna

scientist  jaintiij

scissors  jijāj
a game, scissors, paper, and stone.  jaañke
cut with scissors.  jijāj

scold  būroñ, eṇọ, kipel, jueoonmọñ, kauwe, lilu

Scolopsis  
a fish, snapper, Scolopsis cancellatus.  kwōlej

Scomber  
a fish, mackerel, Scomber japonicus.  ṃōlṃōl

Scomberoides  
a fish, leather-jack, Scomberoides lysan.  aoḷōt

scoop  
ladle, scoop food.  naṃōḷ
scoop up.  rọkrok
scoop up by hand.  rwaklep
scoop up more than one's share.  rọklep
scoop, dirt or sand.  eọkur

scooter  wōtbai

scorch  
scorched.  aerar, tuḷaar

score  bōnbōn

scorn  akkōjdat, kōjdat

Scorpaenopsis  
scorpion fish or stone fish, Scorpaenopsis diabolus/gibbosa/novaeguineae/macadamsi/cacopsis/albobrunnea/guamens is/parvipinnis.  ṇo

scorpion  mādepep

scorpion fish  
a fish, scorpion fish, Dendrochirus zebra.  ōō
scorpion fish or stone fish, Scorpaenopsis diabolus/gibbosa/novaeguineae/macadamsi/cacopsis/albobrunnea/guamens is/parvipinnis.  ṇo

Scorpius  
stars in Scorpius.  Kāājejen-Tūṃur, Korak-eṇ-an-Tūṃur, Ḷōmejdikdik, Tūṃur

scourge  
scourged.  eñtaan

scramble  jitable

scrap  jọkpej
particles, scraps.  tipdikdik

scrape  irir, kar, kutak, kwekwe
chip or scrape rust off.  kajjo
scrape bottom.  eoṇ
scraper for pandanus with three wooden legs and bowl set beneath.  peka

scratch  jukkwe, kar, kutak, kwekwe, rọkrok
scratch anus, to goose.  rōbtak
scratch in ground for food, chickens only.  toktok
scratch with claws.  ubrar
scratch, as a cat.  rakutak
scratch, of chickens.  ebeb
scratchy.  kurere
small cut, scratch.  kurar

scream  kōkkeilọk

screen  ok

screw  jikūru

scribe  jikraip

script  ṃalen

scrotum  rọ
smell of scrotum.  būbrọrọ

scrounge  eded
scrounge around.  okpej

scrub  būraj
coconut shell for scrubbing clothes.  kuḷatḷat
scrub self with coconut husk or oil.  bokwārijet
scrub, using wet cloths.  jokiiñ

scrumptious  nenọ

scrupulous  jiṃwe
unscrupulous.  jāṃōd, jeḷmāne

scrutinize  
scrutinize, examine.  allọk

scrutinizing  kakōlkōl

scuba  
scuba tank.  akjijen

scuffle  taiṃ

scull  oru

scum  
scum, food particles between teeth.  taiñad

sea  lọjet, lọmeto, meto
choppy seas.  liṃaajṇoṇo
determine one's location at sea.  kajikmeto
drift about the sea.  peto-petak
fear of being alone in the dark or at sea.  abwinmake
fly off towards the sea.  pikmeto
go from sea side of an island to lagoon side.  kear
go or come seaward.  wanmeto
locate at sea.  kaijikmeto
plunge into the sea.  roḷọk
seacoast.  parijet
seashore.  parijet
seasick.  ḷōḷao, ṃōḷañḷōñ
smell of the sea.  būbjetjet

sea anemone  ḷọr

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

sea cucumber  
sea cucumber, Holothuroidea, Holothuria leucospilota.  jipenpen
sea cucumber, Holothuroidea, Opheodesoma.  jāibo
sea cucumber, Holothuroidea, Thelonia or Actinopyga.  piāpe

sea demon  kwōjenmeto

sea gull  
a bird, white sea gull.  mānnimuuj

sea horse  
a fish, sea horse, Hippocampus kuda.  kidudujet

sea perch  
a fish, Pacific sea perch, Kuhlia taeniura (Mejit.).  kōnān

sea slug  pedobar, piāpe

sea snail  jinenpokpok
sea snail, top shell.  kaddoḷ

sea water  
get old and dilapidated due to continuous soaking in sea water.  luwajet

search  allo
search for.  kappok, pepok
search in a large area.  peet
searchlight.  jatiraito
turn over small rocks when searching.  okḷā

season  buñ
a gathering of people to celebrate the onset of breadfruit season in summer by making offerings to Jebro, the god of breadfruit.  ṃaṃa
arrowroot season.  pāl
dry season.  añōneañ
onset of calm season.  añkidid
onset of the windy season.  añkwōl
season for breadfruit and pandanus.  wōtōn
season of drought.  añōneañ
windy season.  añōneañ

seasoned  
to dry and become seasoned, of lumber, as in canoe building.  pit

seat  jea
canoe part, seat on a paddling canoe, usually in the mid-section.  tọọt
see bōro. heart, throat, seat of the emotions.  būruō
see bōro. throat, heart, seat of the emotions.  būruon

seaward  metoḷọk
directional, enclitic, seaward.  meto

seaweed  
a plant, general term for seaweed. Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenb.) Aschers..  wūjooj-in-lọjet
any seaweed.  wūjooj-in-lọjet

seaworthy  kōiie

secede  diwōj

second  
second base.  jekōn
second child.  utlōkḷap
second moon phase.  meḷoktak
second son or daughter.  utlōkḷap
second-hand.  jekōnāān
the second.  kein karuo
the second zone of currents.  dibukae
to second, concur, accompany.  rejetak

second  
a second of time.  jekōn

secret  tūtino
eat secretly.  jinre
keep secret.  ṇōṇooj
monitor secretly.  iaroñroñ
not able to keep secrets.  bōbōk
speak secretly.  wūnojidikdik

section  
section of.  ṃōtta-

secure  pen, pojak
secured.  koṇ
tie securely.  boḷan

security  kōpetaklik
security, land or goods or money put away for future use or for children.  joortoklik

seduce  jawōd, wadu
seduce a woman.  kōrabōl

see  allolo, lale, lelo
let's see.  jaṃṃōk
not able to see well (see lelo {lelew}).  jāllo
not see well.  pilo
oversee.  oṇaak
see lelo. see.  loe
see off on a journey.  kōjjājet
see off on a voyage.  juwōne
see something pass by.  jejāāl
see, in Biblical usage.  lo
sight-seeing.  alwōj bajjek
to see a movie.  ṃupi
to see someone passing between clumps of trees.  kōlọtuwawa

seed  ine, kwōle
edible portion inside certain nuts or seeds.  jibañūñ
seedling.  ine

seek  pepok
seek knowledge.  jitdaṃ
seek news.  eọroñ
seek pity.  kōjjeraṃōlṃōl

seem  āinwōt, tipen, tuon

seer  ri-kaanij

see-saw  abōṇtọun

segment  ar

segregate  
segregated.  jenolọk

seize  jebjeb
seized.  po

seldom  jeja
seldom bathe.  mijak dān
seldom bathe (see tutu {tiwtiw}).  jattutu
seldom go fishing.  jeeọñōd
seldom play (see kukure {kʷikʷirẹy}).  jọkkurere
seldom rains (see wōt {wẹt}).  jọwōtwōt
seldom tire (see kūkijeje {kikjẹyjẹy}).  jakkijeje

select  jedkā, kōkāālel
deselect.  kọkwōpej
selection.  kōkāālel

self  loḷātāt, make
brag about one's self.  jājjāj
Marshallese art of self-defense.  ṃaanpā
see make. self, alone.  kwōmake
selfish.  būruon kūro, kūbboṇ
self-willed.  jeḷmāne

selfish  
make use of selfishly or unethically.  ājḷor

sell  jobai, wia
not to sell oneself short.  jab dodoorḷọk
see wia. buy, sell.  wiaik
see wia. buy, sell.  wiaiki
set, sell oneself short.  dedoor
soft sell.  lekōto

semblance  ḷōma-

semen  pek

send  jijilōk
see jijilōk. send.  jilkinḷọk
send another to do one's work.  kōmādodo
send by airmail.  eermeeḷ
to send a command to.  kaiñ

senile  pepaḷ

senior  rūtto

sennit  
a piece of cork or coconut husk fitted to both ends of sennit line used to corral rainbow runner fish..  boṇōj
bind with sennit.  eọeo
clean whiskers off of newly braided sennit.  kōrōnāl
club used for beating coconut husk for sennit.  jidjid
coconut sennit.  kokwaḷ
coil of coconut sennit.  tāte
fishing method, surround a school of rainbow runners with plain sennit.  ekkoonak
make sennit.  kokwaḷ
net made of sennit used for sifting arrowroot starch.  waliklik
piece of wood on which coconut husk is beaten to yield fibre for sennit.  jebōnmāl
pit for soaking coconut husks for making sennit.  to
place for beating coconut husks after soaking in preparation for making sennit.  ṃōṃal
sennit used for tying canoes.  ām
take coconut husks from water after soaking to make sennit.  jarjar
twist sennit.  pit

sensation  
stinging sensation.  idid
unpleasant sensation.  memāālel

sense  eñjake
come to one's senses.  iañak

sensitive  
hypersensitive, sexually.  makōrlep
sensitive in perception.  loḷọkjeṇ

sentence  jaṇtōj, jāntōj

sentinel  baṃpe, waj

sentry  baṃpe

separate  jenolọk, jepel
separate from.  jājḷọk
separately.  kajjojo

September  Jeptōṃba

serene  ineeṃṃan, lur

sergeant major  
a fish, sergeant major, Abudefduf septemfasciatus.  badet

series  lelkan

Seriola  
a fish, Seriola purpurascens.  ṃanoḷ

serious  
seriously.  dọlin
take seriously.  el

serpent  jabōn, jedpānit

Serranus  
a fish, rock cod, Serranus fuscoguttatus.  kūro

servant  buwae, kuli, rijjelōk
servant (with person prefix rū-).  kōṃakoko

serve  buwae, jerbal
be served right.  lele
serve onto a dish or plate.  ātet

service  
not serviceable (see keiie {kẹyiyyẹy}).  jakeiie
serviceable.  keiie

set  
set fire to.  tūtil
set, sell oneself short.  dedoor
to set, of hens.  lik

settle  jukjuk
fixed, settled.  tōt
settle, of liquids.  jok
settlement, village.  jukjuk

seven  jiljilimjuon
seventeen.  joñoul jiljilmjuon
seventy.  jiljilimjuonñoul

sever  
severance of a relationship.  tūṃ kwōd
severed.  ṃwijkōk, tūṃtūṃ

several  iiet, jet, jejjo

severe  dejeñ, pen

sew  keke
sew or tie on thatch.  kōtak
sew together a rip in cloth.  ait
sewing machine.  mejin
sewn.  kijek

sewing  
twine for sewing up the mouth of a bag.  enneok

sex  
be popular with the opposite sex.  taḷe
have sex appeal.  taḷe

sex appeal  
black magic to give sex appeal.  anjin-wōlbo
have sex appeal.  taḷe
have sex appeal, of males.  tāāñ
lacking in sex appeal (see taḷe {taḷẹy}).  jataḷe
lacking sex appeal.  jatāāñ

sextant  bōk aḷ, bōk iju

sexual  
euphemism for sexual position.  jitnen ṃōṃō
euphemism for sexual relations.  kōmmerara
euphemistic reference to illicit sexual relations.  teeṃbura
fondle sexually.  lijjukul
have sexual relations.  letak
hypersensitive, sexually.  makōrlep
illicit sexual intercourse.  paarōr
initiate sexually.  karūtto
interjection: "ouch!" (pain or sexual pleasure).  ōttōt
interjection: expression of sexual pleasure.  ōrrōr
movement of hips during sexual intercourse.  aelaḷ
said of a male who ejaculates prematurely in sexual intercourse.  kako
sexual act.  aelaḷ, katro
sexual act, position.  wāiñat
sexual intercourse.  ijij, peeḷ, peru, tape
sexual position.  wātulik
sexual technique.  kọkkwidikdik
smell of unwashed sexual organs.  būṇo

shabby  pidtoto

shack  peḷak
cook shack.  peḷak
temporary house, shack.  ṃōn kōppād

shackle  
shackles.  jakōḷ

shade  aelor, aemed, jabalur, lelor
shadow, shade.  kallor
to shade the eyes with the hand and watch for a school of fish (or an impediment to navigation).  jejor

shading  
countershading.  ukōt ṃōōr

shadow  annañ, lelor
shadow of death.  annañinmej
shadow, shade.  kallor

shake  idik, wūdiddid
be shaken.  kajkaj
be shaken by recoil of a gun.  ṃweiur
shake a bush or tree.  iṃuk
shake a liquid so that it gurgles.  kọkkorōjrōj
shake down a container to pack more solidly.  ḷattuñ
shake hands to make a promise binding.  jeep
shake off.  pikpikūr
shake out.  pikpikūr
shake pebbles and ball or dice.  ḷuḷu
shake the head in disagreement.  jeboulul
shake up.  rukruk
shake, of a sail in the wind.  jopāl

shall  naaj

shallow  pejpej
canoe that cannot go in shallow water.  kaplep
having a shallow draft, of ships (see kaplep).  kapdik
shallow draft.  okwōjaja
shallow place in the water.  kōppāāt
unable to go in shallow water, of vessels.  kapjulaḷ

shaman  ṇakṇōk

shame  jook
ashamed.  jook, lo
ashamed, concerning food.  āliklik
be ashamed.  pelọk
shameful behavior.  kajjookok
shameless.  jājjookok

shanty  peḷak

shape  annañ, kea-, ḷōma-, wāwee-
body shape, looks.  rọkwōj
elliptical in shape.  jepjep
form of, shape of.  lọḷin
give shape to something.  ṇaḷōmān
shapeless.  jej-ḷōma-
to shape.  ḷam

share  ded, jaketo-jaketak
a share.  ājinkōj
contribution, share.  kuṇaṇa
do one's duty, do one's share.  bōk koṇaa-
make shares, of food, work, etc.  kōjjebar
scoop up more than one's share.  rọklep
see koṇaa-. share, responsibility.  kuṇaaṃ
share a drink.  ninninkoko
share food equally.  aikiu
share of food.  kōj
share of food a chief gives to his lineage heads.  kōjenibwilej
take more than one's share.  ṃōṃaelep

sharing  
two or more persons sharing one coconut.  ninikoko

shark  
a fish, a shark.  arōnpe
a fish, general term for shark.  pako
a fish, ground shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus.  pakoon eoon pedped
a fish, kind of shark.  jepāp
a fish, kind of shark, no teeth.  bab
a fish, shark grouper, Carcharhinus melanopterus.  pako mej
a fish, shark pilot, Echeneis naucrates.  ḷattil pako
a fish, shark, Trisenodon obesus.  pako korak
a fish, thresher shark, Alopias vulpes.  pako tọrtọr
a fish, tiger shark, Galeocerdo arcticus.  pako tiltil
a giant red shark.  Ejje
a giant shark.  Jarkul
black magic to stun sharks from attacking.  anjin-pako
fastest method of righting a canoe after it has capsized in order to escape sharks.  keilupako
left-overs of a shark.  anpakolu

sharks  
school of sharks looking for smaller fish.  wūnaak

sharp  kōkañ
sharp pain as from a whip or a burn.  ṇōṇōk
sharpen.  jemjem
sharpshooter.  wālel
sharp-tongued.  kōkañ loo-
sharp-witted.  wājepdik
witty, sharp.  wājepdik

shatter  
shattered.  pedakilkil

shave  āl, reja
shaven head.  oḷūb

shaving  
wood-shavings.  tōp

she  e

shear  
shears.  jijāj
to shear.  ṃwijbar

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

sheath  nine

shed  tọọr
a temporary shed.  peḷak
shed clothing.  utūkaḷ

sheep  jiip

sheet  jiit
canoe part, cleat for tying sheet.  jirukli
mat used as blanket or sheet.  kilbur
rope from sheet line forward and aft.  ieplik
sheet of paper.  alen
sheet, nautical.  iep
to sheet sails in.  ṇatoon
use a sheet.  jiitit

shelf  po

shell  wōpeñ
a food, spongy meat of sprouted coconut baked in its shell.  iuwuṃuṃ
a game, child's play using pebbles and shells as imaginary objects and characters.  lijjikin
a game, slight-of-hand using shell and three holes in sand.  ṃōjjā
a shell.  bake, dimuuj, tōborọñ, toul
a shell, Acmaeidae.  jowakin
a shell, Arcidae, Anadara (scapharca) satowi/broughtonii.  kūkōr-in-ar
a shell, Cadiidae, Corculum impressum/monstrosum/cardissa.  kūkōr
a shell, Conidae.  likaebeb
a shell, Cymatiidae.  jilel
a shell, Cypraeidae.  libbukwe
a shell, Ellobiidae.  alu
a shell, Fissurellidae.  jowakin
a shell, Macrophragma tokyeense (Turritellidae).  likarkar
a shell, Muricidae.  lidid
a shell, Muricidae, Purpura (Manicinella) Armigera.  tōbo
a shell, Nautilidae.  lọjilñin jourur
a shell, Neritidae.  kaddoḷ
a shell, Neritidae.  jinenpokpok
a shell, Neritipsidae.  kobal
a shell, Ovulidae.  libbukwe
a shell, Patellidae.  jowakin
a shell, Patellidae, Collisella grata.  jidduul
a shell, Siphonaridae.  jowakin
a shell, Solemyidae, Acila schencki.  kūkōr
a shell, Strombidae.  aorak
a shell, Strombidae.  lōkeed
a shell, Strombidae, Lentigo lentiginosus or Tricornis sinuatus/thersites/latissimus.  eañ
a shell, Tellinidae, Tellinella philippii/staurella/virgata.  kūkōr
A shell, Trochidae, Bathybembix aeola.  jidduul
a shell, Veneridae, Veremilpa minuta/micra/costellifera/scabra or Dosinia histrio/abyssicola.  kūkōr
a shell, a clam, Tridacnidae.  mejānwōd
a shell, Cassididae, Cassis cornuta, helmet shell.  bukbuk
a shell, Cassididae, Cassis cornuta, helmet shell.  bukbuk
a shell, Cassididae, Cassis cornuta, helmet shell.  laklak
a shell, Cassididae, Cassis cornuta, helmet shell.  laklak
a shell, clam.  pejao
a shell, conical and longer than trochus.  jibbin-bōran-bōb, luo
a shell, giant clam.  kapwor
a shell, killer clam.  tōkale
a shell, small bivalve clam.  kalibok
a shell, small bivalve, clam.  kọnōt
a toy, of shells or wood.  likaebeb
Any cowrie shell, any shell.  libbukwe, libbukwe
clam shell, large.  aded
coconut shell.  ḷat
coconut shell for catching coconut sap, whole and empty.  kor
coconut shell for scrubbing clothes.  kuḷatḷat
coconut shell, lower half with sharp end.  ḷat-jiṃ
coconut shell, lower half, without eye.  jiṃ
coconut shell, upper half next to stem, with eyes.  ḷat-mej
cone shell.  likaebeb
conical shell, larger than trochus.  luwo
cut out copra meat from shell.  karkar
fat in turtle shell.  wiwi
limpet shell.  jowakin
mallet made from clam shell.  dekenin
method of extracting coconut meat out of its shell without breaking the meat.  kōmmālwewe
money cowrie, a shell, Cypraeidae.  likajjid
sea snail, top shell.  kaddoḷ
shell of a crab.  jọkur
shell of many colors, used as lure for tuna.  jepet
shell of smaller clams.  wūpeñ
small clam, oyster, a shell, Arcidae, Scapharca inequivalvis or Anadara pilulu.  kūkōr
small empty shells that wash up and pile up on beach.  lōrro
spider shell.  aorak
substance of clam shell.  ajaj
top shell.  jidduul
triton shell. a shell, Cassididae.  jilel
trochus, a shell, Pleurotomariidae.  likaabdoulul
trochus, a shell, Trochidae, Omphalius pfeifferi or Tristichotrochus haliarchus. a shell, Pleurotomariidae.  likōppejdat
trochus, a shell, Trochidae, Omphalius pfeifferi or Tristichotrochus haliarchus. a shell, Pleurotomariidae.  likōppejdat
turtle shell.  bōd, jọkur
weave flowers or shells into a lei.  ḷōḷō

shelter  
provide shelter for someone or something.  ṇaiṃōn
shelter pit, air raid.  rọñ
shelter with mat at sea.  boktak
sheltered.  jablur
take shelter from the rain or sun.  kōjato
temporary shelter.  iṃōn kōppād
wait under shelter for rain to stop.  kaḷọk

shepherd  jabōt

shield  likōpejñak, tōrak
shielded.  barōk

shift  jep,

shimmer  rorobōlbōl

shin  bọtin nee-
shinny up.  urabbaj

shine  kāilar, romaak
shine in the distance.  kabōlbōl

shingle  
shingled, cut the hair short.  taṃbaj

shining  kabōlbōl

shiny  jatōltōl, rabōlbōl

ship  baak, tiṃa, wa
battleship.  ṃōnwa
bridge of ship.  būrij
ferry between ship and shore.  leāne-lemeto
field trip ship.  piiḷ tūrep, waan rawūn
fleet of canoes, ships, or planes.  inej
go on a field trip ship.  rawūn
having a shallow draft, of ships (see kaplep).  kapdik
lighten ship.  eakpel
plunge of a canoe or ship.  ṃōt
possessive classifier, canoe, ship, boat, or vehicle.  waa-
propeller of plane or ship.  pikpik
roll of a ship.  lelāle
ship of.  waa-
ship's mate.  meej
shipwrecked.  eọtōk
stranded, of canoes, boats or ships.  eọtōk
to roll, of ships.  
to ship water.  douj
use a ship.  wawa
warship.  ṃōnwa
waves of ships or planes.  ibeb

ship worm  dile

shirk  kōmādodo

shirt  jōōt
shirtless.  koḷeiaat, ṃañke
T-shirt.  jiiñlij
undershirt.  jiiñlij
wear a shirt.  jōōtōt

shiver  ebeb, kebeban, wūdiddid
have a shiver sent up one's spine.  memāālel

shoal  kina, kōppāāt, ṇa
fishing method, between two shoals (ṇa), with scarer.  uṇa
fishing method, surrounding edges of shoals with net.  kuṇa
shoal, of fish.  baru
strike a shoal.  eoṇ

shock  kūṃṃūḷọk, ṃajōjō
electric shock.  jarom
shocked.  ilbōk, kūrañ, ṃweiur, ubabōj

shoe  
shoes.  juuj
shoestring knot.  korak
wear shoes.  juujuj

shoo  
shoo away.  ubaak

shoot  bu
good marksmanship in shooting or throwing (see jerta {jertah}).  jerọ
sharpshooter.  wālel
shoot a bow and arrow.  lippọṇ
shoot the breeze.  kōmāltato
shoot with a rubber band.  lippin
shoot with a sling.  kōpin
shoot with rubber and spear.  lippin
shooting contest.  kōjjerọro

shoot the breeze  
to shoot the breeze.  lekōto

shoot  
coconut shoot.  utak
shoot of coconut, pandanus.  juubub
shoot of the bird's nest fern (kartōp).  ṃūḷōñ
young shoot.  ḷor
young shoot. (not used for coconuts or pandanus..  juḷ

shooter  
pea-shooter.  lijjukwōlkwōl
shooter marble.  ḷōttekōḷkōḷ

shop  ṃōn wia

shore  kappe, tarkijet
ashore.  iāne
directional, enclitic, islandward or shoreward.  āne
drift ashore.  eọtōk
ferry between ship and shore.  leāne-lemeto
go or come ashore.  wanāne
go shoreward.  wāānāne
haul canoe or vessel up on shore.  ār
lagoon shore.  parijet
offshore.  tarkijet
on the shore.  ioonkappe
seashore.  parijet
set ashore.  leāne
shoreward.  wanāne
steady waves buffeting the shore.  ninearear
washed ashore.  ḷukut

short  kadu, kanu
be short of.  jabjab
be short of breath.  jabjab-menowan
fall short of.  likjab
fall short of, in length.  jen
have one limb shorter than the other.  jipijuḷ
kill someone during a typhoon in anticipation of shortage of food.  okjānḷañ
not to sell oneself short.  jab dodoorḷọk
of short duration.  jedkaju
short and fat, of people.  depetdoul
short of breath.  jeekḷọk
short of money.  jiban
short tempered, cry-baby, provoked.  kwi
short winded.  kūkijeje
shortcoming.  an mej eṇ
shortcut.  iaḷ kadu
shorten.  jepjep
shortly.  ṃōttan jidik

shot  
a shot of whiskey.  jaat
shot down.  balu, lel
shotgun.  lijjukwōlkwōl

should  aikuj, en, ḷokwan
see en. ought, should.  kwōn
see en. ought, should.  kwōn

shoulder  aerā, kōp
carry in a basket with long handle slung over shoulder.  aduwado
carry on shoulders.  inene
put one's arm across another's shoulders while walking.  waabbilāle
slim-waisted and broad-shouldered.  kāāj in kabwebwe
touch shoulders.  aerār

shout  kōkeilọk, kōkkeilọk
shout rhythmically while doing a job requiring team work, as carrying a canoe.  roro
to shout.  laṃōj

shove  
shove a person.  jipeḷḷọk

shovel  jabōḷ

shoveler  
a bird, northern shoveler, Anas clypeata.  roñanpat

show  ba kajjie-, jāde, kaalwōjwōj, kowaḷọk
please show it to me.  jaṃṃōk
show off.  juwaḷōñḷōñ
show where to go.  āñin

shower  
time between rain showers.  meḷa

show-off  jājjāj, kabbil, kabōllaḷ, kakōl, kōṇkōṃṃan, likōmjāje
a show-off.  utḷōṃ
show-off before the opposite sex.  kattoojoj
show-off one's possessions or achievements.  kōmmejāje

shoyu  joiu

shrewd  jiṃaat, mejādik

shriek  kōkeilọk, kōkkeilọk
shriek in terror or pain.  wūdikke

shrimp  libbūṇōj

shrine  lokatok

shrink  jen, kaddikdik, kuṇōk, pit, tor
to shrink from responsibility.  wōmak

shrivel  kuṇōk
dry up from aging, shrivel up, dehydrate.  diñōjḷọk

shroud  
shrouds.  rikin

shrub  ḷor, mar
a shrub.  debọkut

shrug  nukuj

shucks  
"shucks!".  kōṃōttōṇa
interjection: "Shucks!", "Darn!".  io

shudder  ebeb
shudder, as with cold.  kebeban

shut  kilōk, kūkiil

shut-eye  
get some shut-eye.  wūne māj

shuttle  booj

shy  abje, jook

sibling  
duty that a younger sibling is expected to give to older siblings.  jei
duty that an older sibling is expected to give to younger siblings.  jati
older sibling.  jei-
quarreling among siblings.  bowōd
see jati-. younger sibling.  jatin
see jati-. younger sibling.  jatū
see jei-. older sibling.  jein
younger sibling.  jati-

siblings  jeṃjāti

sick  nañinmej, utaṃwe
a sickness supposed to come from eating kọnet {kawnet}.  pepārijet
be sick to one's stomach.  jemetak
chronically sickly.  addimej
come down with a sickness.  lōbọ
homesick.  
look after a sick person.  kau
lovesick.  kālọk, mejkaiie
motion sickness.  ḷōḷao
seasick.  ḷōḷao, ṃōḷañḷōñ
see nañinmej. sick.  ri-nañinmej
sickly.  lọkmej
sickly (see mour {mẹwir}).  jāmmourur
sickness.  ñūt, nañinmej
sickness believed to be caused by sleeping at night under the moon.  ṃōjọliñōr
sickness, believed caused by sea-ghosts.  rilojet
sickness, constant running nose.  anjilik
sickness, swollen lymph glands.  būbūra

sickle  jikōḷ

Sida  
a plant, Sida fallax Walpers.  kio

side  tōrerei-, ūlūl
alongside.  tōrerei-
come alongside.  atartar
leeward side of an atoll.  liklaḷ
move a little sideways to make room.  rōrā
north side.  eañtak
on the east side of.  jetak, wetaa-
on the north side of.  aikne
on the south side of.  eọọtle
on the west side of.  rāātle, rilik
one-sided.  rājet
see lik. back, ocean side.  ilikin
see lik. ocean side.  ilik
see lik. ocean side, outside, behind.  likin
side of a house.  kii-
side of man or animal.  kat
sidekick in kickball.  jeṃkat
take sides, advocate.  rōrā
to be on both sides.  kōjab
windward side of an atoll.  likiej

sideburns  jeor

sieve  kein liklik
to sieve arrowroot.  epta
to sieve arrowroot: first time.  jepta

sift  liklik
net made of sennit used for sifting arrowroot starch.  waliklik
not well-sifted.  jālōt
well-sifted.  lōt

Siganus  
a fish, rabbitfish, Siganus rostratus/puellus.  ellōk
a fish, rabbitfish, Siganus rostratus.  ṃọle

Siganus  
a fish, rabbitfish, Siganus sp..  ṃorṃor

sight  
be in sight.  jāde
distant, of sight and sound.  kokwaad
euphemism used on sailing vessels to notify men to stay out of sight when women need to relieve themselves.  inọñ
eyesight.  rōre
foresight.  loḷọkjeṇ
out of sight.  penjak
receive sight.  loḷọkjeṇ
sight along a board to see if it is straight.  allọk
sight land.  ḷanno
sightless.  kun an ḷaaṃ
sight-seeing.  alwōj bajjek

sign  jain, kakōḷḷe
a rain storm that is the sign of a chief coming.  ḷañōn irooj
name of two navigational signs.  Kobal
navigational sign in Marshallese navigation.  kōkḷaḷ
signal.  kakōḷḷe
signal with a mirror.  kakkilaajaj
signify.  kakōḷḷe

signal  
signal made on the end of the kie of a canoe signifying battle.  jubwij
visual signal such as fire to notify of death or other natural disasters.  jubwij

significantly  tōḷọk

silence  ikōñ, lōr

silent  
be silent.  lōr
be silent and pensive.  kejakḷọkjeṇ
keep silent.  ikōñ

silhouette  annañ

silk  jelōk

silly  bwebwe, jajeḷọkjeṇ

silver  jelba

silverfish  
a fish, silverfish, Gerres baconensis.  ilmek

similar  
and other similar things.  āierḷọk wōt
more similar to.  āinḷọk wōt
similar to.  ari-, āi-

simmer  du

simple  ḷam waan, pidodo

simulate  ari-

sin  bōd, jerọwiwi, ruo-
fall into sin.  tōmrok
mortal sin.  jerọwiwiin mej
original sin.  jerọwiwiin jolōt

since  jān, kōnke

sincere  ṃool

sing  al
a musical composition to be sung by all singers together.  kọrōj
see al. sing, song.  alin
sing soprano.  jebrano
sing upon trees or in places above.  aluej

singe  rirar

single  
single, unmarried.  jalen

singlehanded  
to sail a canoe or boat singlehandedly.  wajekā

singly  kajjojo

sink  pelaḷ, ruñḷọk, tal, timaruk, tuññūlaḷḷọk, turruḷọk
feet sink in sand making for difficult walking.  neen kōbkōb
outrigger sinks because too much weight is placed on it.  tōmrok
sink into something.  mọọn
sink something in water.  kōtal

sinus  
characterized by chronic sinusitis.  rijekā

siphon  ṇomṇom

Siphonaria  
Siphonaria atra/japonica/sirius.  jowakin

Siphonaridae  
a shell, Siphonaridae.  jowakin

sir  ḷe

siren  jaidiñ
trumpet, horn, siren, conch.  jilel

sister  
older sister.  jei-, jine-
sisters of a male.  ine-
younger sister.  jati-

sit  
babysit.  kaajiriri
sit close together.  atartar
sit down.  jijet
sit on one's haunches.  pijḷeḷe
sitting mat.  era-, tōḷao
small sitting mat.  miar
to sit up on something high with the feet dangling and moving incessantly.  tōpḷedik

site  wōja

six  jiljino
sixteen.  joñoul jiljino
sixty.  jiljinoñoul
sixty pairs, fish or copra.  jiljinokor

sixth  
sixth moon phase.  maroklep

size  ded, detta-, jaij, joña
compare size.  joñjoñ
decreasing in size.  mọkun
decreasing in size, as of physique.  tor
giant size.  debbōn
of good size.  ṃōṃan ded
see joña. size, extent.  joñan

sizzle  tūtiijij

skate  jikeet
a fish, a species of skate.  jiṃjọ

skeptical  kōrraat

ski  jājjāj

skid  jājjāj, jirilọk, midij

skiff  booj

skill  mejādik, tuon
skillful.  kapeel, ṇakṇōk

skilled  
unskilled person.  jedañ

skillful  uñkipden
unskillful.  jekapeel

skim  
skim across a surface.  jājjāj

skin  kil
bad case of skin disease (koko {kewkew}).  keḷe
cracks in skin of soles of feet.  bōlkōk
darkskinned.  jakmeej
disease, scaly and flaky skin.  koko
flabby, of skin.  pidtoto
get under one's skin.  kiliddāp
light skinned.  wūdmouj
mole on the skin.  ilmeej
rough skin.  bōbadede
scaly skin.  kwōdkwōdi
see kil. skin.  kilin
skin disease.  karko, tilpoki
skin disease, white spots on body.  jān
skin diving.  turọñ
skin parts of a plant to ensure its bearing of fruit or flowers.  kōnar
skin ulcer.  dekā, eakeak
tender skin of a baby.  ub
to skin.  ākilkil, kakilkil
twine made from skin of coconut frond midrib.  mālwe

skinned  
thick-skinned.  mejel kil

skinny  aidik, uwaidikdik

skip  jājjāj, kijoon
a game, skip-rope.  kutiñ
skip over.  kājoon

skip jack  
a fish, skip jack, Caranx lessonii.  ḷañe
a fish, skip jack, Caranx lessonii.  ṃōḷajutak
a fish, skip jack, Caranx melampygus, Hawaiian ulua.  deltokrōk
a fish, skip jack, immature form, Caranx lessonii.  kupkup

skirmish  taiṃ
a skirmish.  im

skirt  likko
aboriginal womeṇs skirts, now used as a baby's mat.  ed
grass skirt.  in, inin, ōr
grass skirt boys put on at puberty.  kiōk
maṇs skirt made from coconut fronds.  elmen
wear a skirt.  inin

skull  ḷat

sky  lañ
northwestern sky.  kapilōñ iōñ
red colored, of reddish coconuts or sky.  mir
southwestern sky.  kapilōñ rōk
western sky.  kapilōñ

slab  pedped

slack  
let out a rope to slacken it.  peaut

slam  
slam, as of a door.  okkoḷọk

slander  ruruwe, wūnwūj, wūnwūjriabeb

slang  kaj

slap  deñdeñ, depdep, jeptak, ubrar
slap on the back of the head.  jepwaḷ
to hit or slap someone with something, usually flat.  ubatak
waves receding from shore slapping against incoming waves.  jipikra

slash  ōrōr
cut, hack, chop off, split, slash.  jepak
slash with machete.  kabwil
sound of s.t. being ripped, torn, or slashed apart.  ōbbōḷọk

slaughter  ṃanṃan

slave  kuli

slay  kowadoñ, ṃanṃan

sleek  metal, meoeo

sleep  kiki, mājur
asleep.  kiki, mājur
fall asleep.  ṃadenḷọk
look up after nodding, sleeping, or reading.  bōk bar
make a sound of pleasure while sleeping because of good dreams.  jeja
oversleep.  mājurlep
see a vision in sleep.  ṃadenḷọk
sleep close to fire all night, especially old people.  eọwilik
sleep on mattress.  būtoñtoñ
sleep soundly.  joṇak, leṇak, mājurlep, ṃadenḷọk, ñakḷọkjeṇ, tōtoñ
sleep, chickens only.  de
sleeping mat.  jañiñi
sleeping place of.  lọrun
sleepy.  aruñijñij, memadidi, memejraalal, mejki
talk or walk in one's sleep.  jeja

sleeping mat  
a sleeping mat that's wet.  datoñ

sleeve  
roll up shirt sleeves or trousers.  limtak

slender  kādik, uwaidikdik

slice  jiḷait

slick  metal, meoeo

slide  midij, wāār
slide accidentally.  jirilọk
slide out of hand.  rōḷọk

slight  jiniñniñ
slightly.  jaad

slim  kādik, uwaidikdik
slim-waisted and broad-shouldered.  kāāj in kabwebwe

slime  
slime from slugs and fish.  medaekek

slimy  dāndān, korōt, kōkōr
slimy-eyed.  mejkōr

sling  
hoist by sling.  ṃukko
not good marksman, with gun, slingshot, or by throwing stones (see jerọ {jeraw}).  jerta
shoot with a sling.  kōpin
sling for hoisting cargo.  ṃukko
slingshot.  buwat
stones in a sling.  bo

slip  jājḷọk, jikeet, jirilọk, midij, tipjek, tūbbọk
slip down a tree or pole.  pirūrrūr
slip down out of position, of things.  pir
slip out.  kōkkekaak
slip under ground or sand.  jọ
slipped by, unite, escape.  rōḷọk
slippery.  jijir
slippery, of trees.  tabur

slip  jemej, likko
wear a slip.  jemej

slipper  jodi

slipshod  jabde

slit  ṃwijṃwij

slither  
slithering.  tōbalbal

sliver  tenaḷ

slobber  iādatōltōl, kaplo

slogan  kaj

sloop  ioot
a sloop.  jibūkbūk

slop  
slop out.  lilutōk
sloppy.  iiōk dakdak, jakōl, jabde

slope  jepāpe
steep slope.  jirūṃle

slovenly  iiōk dakdak
a slovenly person.  ikōn-aḷe

slow  bat, jāiur, kadikdik, mejjeeḷ, pepedikdik, raḷọk, ruṃwij
be slow to decide.  aepedped
be slow witted.  aḷḷañ
move slowly, snail's pace.  ṃōkaj jān oṃ
slow moving.  iki-ruṃwij
slow to anger in debate (see kwi {kʷiy}).  jọkkwikwi
slow to anger in debate (see ñeñiñi {gigiygiy}).  jaññiñi
slow to cry.  jọkkwikwi
slow to die (see mejjiie {mẹjjiyyẹy}).  mejjiia
slow to learn (see penawiie {pẹnhawiyyẹy}).  penawiia
slow to obey.  jilikiia
slow when called (see āñiie {yagiyyẹy}).  āñiia
to slow.  jiḷo
very slow.  iki-ruṃwij

slug  
sea slug.  pedobar, piāpe
slime from slugs and fish.  medaekek

slug  dukwaḷ

sluggish  dedo, jāmmourur
sluggishness.  addiṃakoko

slumber  kiki

slur  
slur one's words.  aplo

slurp  
to slurp.  ḷwiit

sly  Etao

smack  kōjbouk
smack the lips.  tōmmeḷọk

small  dik, jiddik, jidik, niñ, wūddik
anything small and round.  lijadoul
general term for small things.  oḷar
see dik. small.  ekadik
see dik. small.  kadik
small fry.  mānniñ
small pieces.  tipdikdik
small pox.  bokḷap
small thing.  ja
very small.  jibbatūñtūñ, jiniñniñ, wūnniñ
very small amount.  jebōñ

smart  jiṃaat, mālōtlōt, penawiie
a smart move.  jeḷā kōppeḷak
not smart.  jājiṃaat

smart  
smart, as medicine on a sore.  māāṇ
smart, irritated.  korōt

smash  jijiped, kōjbouk
be smashed against something, of canoes.  ubwe
get smashed in.  penā
smash into each other.  iṃaajaj
smashed.  kwōppeḷọk, mālij, obab, peddejọkwe
smash-up.  iṃaajaj

smashed  rup

smear  būrar

smegma  kōkkōk, ṇaṇ

smell  būbḷapḷap, bwiin, ātāt, kāātet, kōnāmnām, nām, nāmnām
savory smell.  bwiin-ennọ
see bwiin. smell, odor.  ebwiin
smell and taste of uncooked meat.  būbūramejmej
smell moldy.  ḷōḷ
smell of a swamp.  juoñ
smell of armpits.  medwañ
smell of blood.  meḷḷā
smell of breaking wind.  bwiin-jiñ
smell of cats.  kukuujuj
smell of chicken manure.  bwiin-kūbween-alōr
smell of clothing or mats under sun.  būbwidetdet
smell of cockroaches.  bwiin-juwapen
smell of coconuts.  būbnini, bwiin-ni
smell of cooking fish.  uwi
smell of copper.  kōkōbaba
smell of damp clothing.  jatbo
smell of dead flesh.  kōkōōrōr
smell of dead plants in water.  juoñ
smell of decayed flesh.  bwiin-puwaḷ, juoñ
smell of decayed or rotten matter.  juoñ
smell of exposed reef.  būbwilwōdwōd
smell of feces.  kūñ
smell of feces on body or clothing.  ñoño
smell of fish, lingering on hands, body, or utensils.  aelel
smell of fish--lingering on hands, body, or utensils.  joñọ
smell of imported goods.  bwiin-ppāllele
smell of iron.  memāālāl
smell of kerosene.  kōkarjinjin
smell of leaves of bushes.  kukmarmar
smell of new things.  bwiin-ppāllele
smell of pit for soaking coconut husks.  būto
smell of pork improperly butchered.  būbrọrọ
smell of preserved breadfruit.  būbwiroro
smell of roasting breadfruit.  kokwanjinjin
smell of rotten copra on body.  maḷḷipen
smell of rotten copra or rancid coconut oil.  ḷōḷ
smell of scrotum.  būbrọrọ
smell of smoke on breath, body, or clothing, etc..  bōbaidid
smell of the sea.  būbjetjet
smell of turtles.  būbwilwōnwōn
smell of unwashed genitals.  kūtkūt
smell of unwashed sexual organs.  būṇo
smell of urine.  kūḷōj, mieñ
smell or taste sour or bitter, as milk, vinegar, or rice soup, etc..  meñ
smell, body odor, disagreeable.  ajjiḷapḷap
smell, halitosis.  taiñad
smelly.  nām
sweet smell, of ripe pandanus fruit.  bwiin-tōñal

smelly  juoñ

smile  tōtōñ dikdik
a boy or man whose appearance makes everyone smile.  ḷōḷajkōnkōn
smile, showing the white of the teeth.  rere

smiling  
always smiling or laughing.  baūjō

smite  ubrar

smithereens  pedakilkil

smoke  atiti, baat, baatat, boutḷọk
blinded with smoke.  mejko
chain smoke.  baidtōñtōñ
rack for heat or smoke drying.  ati, bwi
smell of smoke on breath, body, or clothing, etc..  bōbaidid
smoke illicitly.  lijāludik
smoke out.  jinbaat
smoked fish.  ek ṃōṇakṇak
to smoke.  kōbaatat

smoking  
smoking addict.  añūrlep
smoking marijuana.  kaurur baib

smooth  metal
hair smoothed with oil.  medọḷ
not smooth.  kurere
smooth and calm, of water.  ḷae
smooth like fur.  meoeo
smooth surf after a succession of rollers.  mooḷ
smooth with a knife.  eọr

smother  
be smothered.  jabjen-menowan
smothered, of food.  jitable

smudge  jinbaat, rōran

smuggle  kōrabōl

smut  rōran

snack  ṃōñein kōtaan awa

snag  
snagged.  kijek

snail  
common snail.  lidid
limpet snails with nonconical shells.  jidduul
move slowly, snail's pace.  ṃōkaj jān oṃ
sea snail.  jinenpokpok
sea snail, top shell.  kaddoḷ

snake  jabōn, jedpānit

snake eel  
a fish, snake eel, Myrichthys colubrinus.  ṃajid

snap  kwōj
snap up.  kukbōl
snap, as a branch.  dokwōj
snapping or cracking sound.  ṇōṇōjṇōj
snapping sound.  ṇoj

snapper  
a fish, red snapper, Lutjanus bohar.  paan
a fish, red snapper, Lutjanus vaigiensis.  jaap
a fish, snapper, Aprion virescens.  ewae
a fish, snapper, Gymnocranius microndon/griseus.  mejmej
a fish, snapper, Lutjanus flavipes.  jāj
a fish, snapper, Lutjanus kasmira forskal.  jetaar
a fish, snapper, Lutjanus monostigmus.  juwajo
a fish, snapper, Lutjanus vitta.  bōnej
a fish, snapper, Scolopsis cancellatus.  kwōlej
a fish, spot snapper, Lutjanus fulviflamma.  kalikūrōk

snare  allok, aujiid, jān
snare for catching birds.  keepep

snarf  ñabñab

snarl  ūjō
snarled.  pok
unsnarl.  jaḷjaḷ, mejaḷ
unsnarl a tangled fishline.  kōmmeḷeḷe

snarled  
unsnarled.  meḷeḷe

snatch  
taking gifts, such as clothes, soap, candies, etc., usually by grabbing or snatching, at a wedding, funeral, or birthday party, to take home.  tōptōp

sneak  ajādik, ajjādikdik
sneak away.  iaḷ aidik
sneak away from.  kona
sneak out.  ajjiwewe

sneer  kajjirere

sneeze  ṃaje

sneezing  
constant sneezing.  anjilik

sniff  kāātet, kōnāmnām
sniff around.  kāātet
sniff, inhale, breathe.  kōboutut

snipe  kwōlej
snipe that has lost its feathers.  ṃōdkowak

snitch  kinaak, kona, kōrabōl
snitch.  kiltōn

snob  
snobbish.  kappok jide

snoop  apād
snooping.  eded

snore  ñortak

snout  bọti

snow  jiṇo

snuff  kāātet

so  āinde-, jemḷam, toḷọk
and so.  jujen
and so (in narratives).  eṃōj
so that.  bwe
so what.  makarta

soak  jojo
get old and dilapidated due to continuous soaking in sea water.  luwajet
pit for soaking coconut husks for making sennit.  to
smell of pit for soaking coconut husks.  būto
soaked.  ṃoujlep

soap  joob
use soap.  joobob

soar  pāl-

sob  batoñtoñ
sobbing because of grief.  ṃōtato

sober  jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ, jememe

social  
anti-social.  jememe
social status.  bōnbōn

society  jarlepju

socket  
socket for end of boom (one at each end of canoe).  dipāākāk

socks  jitọkin, takin
wear socks.  takinkin

sod  
surface, sod.  jat

sofa  joba

soft  jijipdodo, pidodo, ub
soft drink.  koḷa
soft sell.  lekōto
soft spoken.  naan mera
soft spot on baby's head.  mọñ
soft to touch.  meoeo
soft-hearted.  ineeṃṃan, meanwōd

soggy  ḷwōjat

soil  bwidej, rōran
area from which soil has been taken.  anil
fertile soil.  kōl
good soil.  ijo
poor soil.  lọurō
push up soil, of roots.  pādāl
rich, of soil or plant.  kimuur

sol  
syllable "sol" of musical scale.  jooḷ

solace  jojoon

sold  
hung up on, sold on.  reel

soldier  rūttarinae
magic to make soldiers brave.  mọun

sole  
cracks in skin of soles of feet.  bōlkōk
sole of foot.  lọpiden ne

Solemyidae  
a shell, Solemyidae, Acila schencki.  kūkōr

solid  mājojo, ñilñil, pen
packed solid.  ñūñ
shake down a container to pack more solidly.  ḷattuñ
solidify.  kwōj

solitaire  kawūjwūj

solitary  ajjimakeke, make

somber  lianij

some  jet, jiṃa
somebody.  juon
someone.  juon
something.  juon men
sometime.  juon iien
sometimes.  jet iien
somewhat.  jaad
somewhere here around me.  ijekā, ijekākā
somewhere here around us.  ijekein

someone  
see iaa-. with someone.  iaan
see iaa-. with someone.  iaan
someone that people are always talking about.  tiemlo

somersault  juñaidi

somnolent  memadidi

son  
second son or daughter.  utlōkḷap
see nāji-. son of, daughter of.  nājin
see nāji-. son of, daughter of.  nejin
son of.  nāji-
son or daughter-in-law of.  nāji-
sonny.  būrọ

song  al
Christmas song fest (Protestant groups).  jebta
compose songs or chants.  kine
love song.  alin ṃaina
mistake in performing a dance, song, or chant.  dujebwābwe
see al. sing, song.  alin
start a song.  jarjar
steering song.  alin ṃur
to bring foods with songs as refreshments to a group of men building a canoe or house to keep their morale up, usually done by the womenfolk of a community.  jemjem māāl

Sonneratia  
a plant, Sonneratia caseolaris (Takeuchi).  buḷaboḷ
a plant, mangrove, Sonneratia caseolaris. In mangrove depressions.  kōnpat

sonorous  ḷōḷaaj

soon  epaak, ṃōttan jidik
very soon.  kiiō-kiiō

soot  rōran

soothsayer  ri-kaanij

sooty  
baby bird, sooty tern, memej.  jipila

sooty tern  
a bird, sooty tern, Sterna fuscata.  memej

Sophora  
a plant, Sophora tomentosa L. (Leguminosae).  kille

soprano  
sing soprano.  jebrano

sorcerer  ri-jọubwe
black magic performed by a sorcerer using a husked coconut.  kaurur jiañ
sorcerer whose speech has magical power.  atlo

sorcery  anijnij, rojak
sorcery in medicine.  ṃadṃōd
sorcery to make a person win a contest..  anjin-wōlbo

sore  metak
a sore, painful and malignant, usually located on the hands or feet.  jiṇo
bump a sore or wound.  keeñjak, kōkeñaj
have sore eyes.  mejmetak

sorrow  būroṃōj
remember with sorrow.  ememḷọkjeṇ
sorrowful.  kabbūroṃōjṃōj
sorrowful laughter.  rereenak
sorrowful looking.  kōmjaaḷaḷ

sorry  būroṃōj
sorry consequences.  amentaklaḷ

sort  kain, rot, tor, turot
sort of.  kaiṇṇe
sort out.  kọkwōpej
sort out bad copra.  ākūt

sortie  
a sortie of planes.  ibeb

soul  loḷātāt
her soul.  an
his soul.  an
my soul.  
our soul.  am
our souls.  ad, arro
your soul.  aṃ
your souls.  ami

Soulamea  
a plant, Soulamea amara Lam. (Simarubaceae).  kabwijlōñ

sound  ainikie-, ñil
clanging sound.  taññaḷọk
crying sound.  ṃa
distant, of sight and sound.  kokwaad
explosive sound, voiceless bilabial affricate.  rūb
frisky, sound, vigorous.  ājmuur
high-pitched sound.  ḷōḷaaj
make a sound of pleasure while sleeping because of good dreams.  jeja
melodious sound.  ḷōḷaaj
piercing sound.  ḷōḷaaj
popping sound.  ṇọb
popping sound made when squashing lice.  noñ
rasping sound.  rap
ringing sound.  tūññūḷọk
see ainikie-. voice, sound.  ainikien
sleep soundly.  ñakḷọkjeṇ
snapping or cracking sound.  ṇōṇōjṇōj
snapping sound.  ṇoj
sound of a bell or something rung.  tōññōḷọk
sound of a collision.  okkoḷọk
sound of an explosion.  bokkoḷọk
sound of coconut bouncing.  rukruk
sound of grease frying.  tūtiijij
sound of liquid being poured.  kokopkop
sound of s.t. being ripped, torn, or slashed apart.  ōbbōḷọk
sound of someone falling.  pọkwi
sound of stamping.  puruk
sound of treading feet.  ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ
sound of waves pounding on reef.  lijeñūrñūr
thudding sound.  pọkwi
tremor or vibration caused by sound of gun or thunder.  pañijñij
voiceless bilabial affricate with a sudden, audible expulsion of sound (low).  rap

soundly  
sleep soundly.  joṇak, leṇak, mājurlep, ṃadenḷọk, tōtoñ

soup  juub
a food, breadfruit soup.  jokkwōpin mā
a food, soup of soft rice or breadfruit.  jokkwōp
a food, soup, spongy coconut and arrowroot.  aikiu

sour  meọ
make a sour face.  kōmmeñ
old and sour coconut sap.  mañūñ
smell or taste sour or bitter, as milk, vinegar, or rice soup, etc..  meñ
sour faced.  jaṃṃōṇōṇō
sour toddy.  jimañūñ

source  wūn

south  rak, rōk
on the south side of.  eọọtle
sail with the outrigger on the south.  tōmrak
southern part.  turōk

southerly  
southerly swell.  buñtokrōk

southern  rōk
the Southern Cross.  Būbwin Epoon

southward  rōkeañ, rōña
current flowing southward.  aerōkeañḷọk
directional, enclitic, southward.  rōkeañ, rōña
drift southward.  perōkeañ
head southward.  jitrōkeañ

southwest  
southwestern sky.  kapilōñ rōk
wind from southwest.  kūtak

souvenir  jolōt, kein kakeememej

sow  
to sow.  kōkat

soy sauce  joiu

space  mejatoto, meḷan
cleared space.  maaj
little space between trees.  tuwa
occupy a lot of space.  koobob
open space.  meḷaaj
provide space for.  ṇajikin
space-filling.  kaddoujuj

spade  jipeit
deuce of spades.  litōḷpi

Spain  Jipein

spank  deñdeñ, depdep, eṇọ, kapipā, ḷwōjā, notoñ, pejaju
spanking, child speech.  baṃbaṃ

spar  
canoe part, line from top of mast to outrigger spar (jojo {jewjew}).  tokubaak
canoe part, outrigger spar.  jojo
canoe part, ties between spar and outrigger.  jojo
spar of sail.  rojak

spat  leḷọk-letok

spathe  
a food, diluted starch baked in coconut spathe in earth oven.  kōlọwutaktak
open spathe of coconut tree.  jepar, jinniprañ

spawn  ine

speak  kōmlōt, kōnnaan, kōnono
speak secretly.  wūnojidikdik
speak taboo words that may bring bad luck.  ḷakajeṃ

speaker  
directional, postposition, toward the speaker.  tok

spear  ṃade, wākar
bundle of long objects such as spears, fish poles, etc.  tūr
fishing method, hanging on to reef while spearing.  kiijbaal
fishing method, spear fishing.  turọñ
fishing method, spear fishing while diving.  tuwā
fishing method, spearfishing on reef.  aubō
fishing method, waiting along the usual path of fish on the reef to spear them, usually done at the beginning of ebb and flow tide.  kōkkāāḷāḷ
fishing method, with spear at reef edge.  bōbō
make a handle for a spear.  buñi
not be a good marksman with a spear (see wālel {waylẹl}).  jowālel
pierce with husking stick or spear.  dedeb
shoot with rubber and spear.  lippin
spear handle.  buñ
spearing.  wālel
stick with spear, knife, or needle, etc..  lōlō
to spear.  debdeb,
use a spear.  ṃadede
ward off a spear thrust.  taar

special  
especially.  ḷaptata

specialist  ṇakṇōk

specific  jejjet

spectacles  māj kilaaj

spectacular  kōppaḷpaḷ

speculate  kajjidede, kajjimalele, leḷōmṇak

speech  jipiij, kwaḷọk naan
critical in speech.  kōkañ loo-
magical power of speech.  atlo
make a speech.  jipiij
powerful in speech.  aejemjem

speechless  jejeḷọk an naan

speed  ṃōkaj
move at highest possible speed.  buuḷtōñtōñ
not speedy.  jāiurjet
run at full speed.  kọkleejej
speed away.  bwijāljāl
speed up.  kūrōn
speed up when rubbing sticks to make fire.  jorjor
speedy.  ṃōkaj,

speedy  innitōt

spell  
ability to cast spell.  anitta
cast a spell on.  anjin
spell, enchantment.  anijnij

spell  jipeeḷ
spelling.  jipeeḷ

spend  amān
custom of spending the last night with people before they depart.  jeboñōn
spend last moments together, farewell occasion, bring to a finish.  kōjjeṃḷọk
spend the night with friends who are departing.  jebokwōn

spendthrift  
be a spendthrift.  bōro-ḷap

sperm  pek

spew  
spew out chewed food.  burak

Sphyraena  
a fish, barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda.  jujukōp
a fish, barracuda, Sphyraena forsteri.  jure
a fish, barracuda, Sphyraena forsteri.  ñiitwa

Spica  
Spica in Virgo.  Da
the pair of stars Spica and Arcturus.  Daam-Ad

spider  kadeọeo, kauḷaḷo
giant spider.  kūrkūrbale, kūrūble
spider's web.  toon kọuḷaḷo

spider shell  aorak

spigot  bọjet

spike  jibaik
marlinespike.  ṃaanjibaik

spill  lilutōk

spin  jet, kajet, likaebeb

spine  dilep
spines on fish.  

spinster  lejnono

spiral  kilmij

spirit  jetōb
invoke a spirit.  allōk
provide spirit to someone.  ṇajitbōn
spirit dwelling within a person, good or bad.  juk jetōb
spiritual power.  abōn
to possess, of evil spirits.  tuwe

spit  iādatōltōl, ṃōṃōj
spit out something.  pejmām
spittle.  kaplo
to spit.  kaplo

spit  
sandspit.  bok

spite  
in spite of.  jekdọọn

splash  aojọjọ, būbtūktūk, jejelōblōb
splash water on.  jọjo

spleen  aj

splendid  aiboojoj

splendor  kāilar

splice  dede

splinter  
get a splinter.  tenaḷ
pick out splinters.  arar
splinter, chip.  naaḷ
splintered.  kurbalōklōk

split  bōrrā, ejar, jar, kōk
cut, hack, chop off, split, slash.  jepak
split open.  bōḷñak

spoil  kọkkure, tōrañ
abandoned unhatched egg, usually spoiled.  kor
be spoiled, of a pampered child.  kakōl
get spoiled, of fish.  ekḷọk
hives, from eating spoiled fish.  judu
overripe spoiled breadfruit.  māḷọk
spoiled fish or meat.  kōt
spoiled from overexposure to air and sun.  ṃōṇakṇak
take care not to spoil a good thing.  kōṃbade

spoiled  adkeelel

spoke  
soft spoken.  naan mera
spokesman.  jiṃwin ñi, wōnṃaan

spokeshave  jibọkjeep

Spondius  bake

sponge  matmat, oñoñ
sponge off.  uñtaak

sponge  
to sponge off of someone.  kañkañ, kwōdmat, reja

spook  tiṃoṇ
spooky.  aeto

spool  
roll up, line or film, spool.  tāte

spoon  jibuun
spoon cut from coconut husk.  kūḷatḷat
spoon made from chip of green coconut husk.  auḷakḷak
tablespoon.  tebōḷ jibuun
teaspoon.  tijibuun

sporadic  
sporadic in bearing, of trees.  jepāl

sport  kukure
be a good sport.  kaṃōṇōṇō

spot  buwaj
beauty spot.  il meej, ilmeej
multicolored, spotted, usually brownish.  kōkaadad
spot, as on dog.  buwak
spotless.  kokwōjarjar
spotted.  tiltil
spotted, dotted, spotty.  būbjinjin
striped or spotted, as in ancient tattoo.  eọọt
white spot on the head of the brown noddy (pejwak) bird.  ao

spouse  kuṇaa-, pālee-, rii-, rūturi-
covet another's spouse, steal another's spouse.  aelellaḷ, aelellaḷ
see pālee-. spouse of.  pāleen
spouse of.  ippa-
steal another's spouse.  jebbōro, kukuul bōro

spout  
spout, rain gutter.  tāāñ

sprain  iñiñ, iñrōk, jānruk, jidpaḷ
sprained.  ir,

sprained  

sprat  
long fish trap, for sprats, net with handle.  bọro

Spratelloides  
a fish, piha, Spratelloides delicatulus.  aol

spray  būbtūktūk, boutḷọk, jādbūtūktūk, jọkurbaatat
bow spray.  ṇojọ
protect from rain or spray at sea with mat.  boktak
saltspray.  tabūṇṇo
wet with spray.  jādbūtūktūk

spread  
spread about.  jeplōklōk
spread abroad.  peddejak
spread eagle.  perakrōk
spread far and wide.  tilmaak
spread legs wide open.  bōḷñak
spread mats.  erōk
spread one's thighs.  ḷañ
spread out.  eḷḷọk, eojaḷ, erḷọk, jeeded
spread the word.  bōōjōj
stand for, support, in favor of, spread, to be witness for.  juraake

sprightly  alijerḷọk, iurjet, kākemọọj, memourur

spring  jibriiñ
spring tide.  iaḷap
spring up.  pikkālọk
swamp spring.  keiiuiu
to spring.  kā-

sprinkle  būbūtbūt, jijidwōtwōt, wōt-dikdik
to sprinkle.  utdikdik

sprit  
bowsprit.  ḷobōrwa

sprout  eọñ, juḷ, ḷor
a food, bundled and baked spongy meat of sprouted coconut.  iutūr
a food, pounded meat of sprouted coconut.  lukor
hard coconut meat remaining in half-shall of sprouted coconut after spongy core has been removed.  ñar
kernel of spongy meat inside coconut that has just started to sprout.  bōḷoñar
overgrown and inedible sprouted coconut.  iupej
pandanus key, sprouted.  wūnpej
small sprouted coconut.  per
smaller eye of sprouted coconut.  tōbo
spongy meat of sprouted coconut.  iu
sprout, of leaves.  jebar
sprouted coconut.  iu
stage of the coconut seedling in which it is beginning to sprout.  tōboḷāār
taro sprout.  il

sprouted coconut  
a food, spongy meat of sprouted coconut baked in its shell.  iuwuṃuṃ
a food, spongy meat of sprouted coconut cooked with arrowroot starch and diluted with water.  peaut
group of sprouted coconuts past the eating stage.  debweiu

spur  jebwij
to urge, goad, spur, push.  rōrọọj

spurt  būbtūktūk, būttūk

sputum  memed

spy  iaroñroñ, jibai, kōjjaad, waat

spyglass  baiklaaj

squab  koon

squall  utọr
wind squall.  mowi

squander  jerwaan

square  jukweea

square off  
to square off.  jibwe doon

squash  baañke
fall and get squashed.  pedej

squat  pijḷeḷe
squat with legs wide apart.  kōḷtak

squawk  rōraakak

squeamish  arrukwikwi, ārre, jejō
not squeamish.  jājjō

squeeze  kōkeeṇ
coconut cloth used to squeeze and extract oil from grated coconut.  jouneak
grab, squeeze.  kukuul
squeeze into.  obar
squeeze into a seat.  koobob

squid  nōt

squint  addikdik, aljet

squirm  , iñtōk

squirrel fish  
a fish, squirrel fish.  mālij
a fish, squirrel fish, Holocentrus binotatus/scythrops.  kur
a fish, squirrel fish, Holocentrus microstoma.  kañkōñ
a fish, squirrel fish, Holocentrus sp..  jera
a fish, squirrel fish, Myripristis berndti.  ṃōn
fishing method, fishing for squirrel fish in small holes on reef during low tide using a two or three-foot-long leader fastened onto a piece of wood about the same length.  diil

squirt  būttūk

stab  bwiār, ōrōr, , wāāpep, wākar

stabilize  
stabilized.  jokkun wōt juon

stable  
emotionally unstable.  anniabeab
mentally unstable.  ṃōjọliñōr, taṇo
unstable.  bōbōroro, bōro-pejpej, ṃōṃakūt

stack  ejouj
stack up.  jojoon

staff  jokoṇ, joor

stage  
group of sprouted coconuts past the eating stage.  debweiu
stage of growth.  ded
stage of the coconut seedling in which it is beginning to sprout.  tōboḷāār
young stage of coconut growth, after debweiu.  jokiae

stagger  jebwāālel, jepāppāp, ṃōṃal

stain  
stained.  māār
stains.  būrar
water stain on clothes after sitting on a wet spot..  datoñ

stair  
climb a ladder or a staircase.  jikin uwe
staircase.  jikin uwe
stairway.  jikin uwe

stake  dumej

stake  
play cards for stakes.  pile

stale  nānnān, nenān

stalk  
stalk inside bunch of bananas or breadfruit.  perañ
stalk of arrowroot plant.  aetōktōk
stalk people.  aemọkkwe
stalk, leafstem, petiole.  kōḷā

stalk  
stalk someone or something.  apād

stall  
to stall.  ṃoṇ

stalwart  kije

stammer  allo

stamp  
sound of stamping.  puruk
stamping.  ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ

stamp  jitaaṃ

stance  
fighting stance.  joorkatkat

stand  jurōk, kajjuur, kowawa
stand a coconut husking stick in the ground.  kat
stand a torch in the ground.  kwōn
stand at attention.  kankan
stand back and study critically, as an artist.  allọk
stand beside.  kōjab
stand by a weir waiting for tide.  watak
stand for, support, in favor of, spread, to be witness for.  juraake
stand on one's hands.  ju
stand on one's head.  ju, lōlō
stand on tiptoes.  ajjuknene
stand out.  tooj
stand ready.  joorkatkat, kakkōt
stand still.  bōjrak
stand up.  jutak
stand upward from below (seen from above, as looking down in water).  jitlōñ
standing.  jurōk

stanza  eoon

star  iju
a star.  Ad, Bad, Bake-eo, Da, Dekā-Lijone, Dipāākāk, Iju-ilo-bok-ajaj, Iju-ilo-raan-kubōk, Iju-māj-rouṃuṃ, Jeḷeilōñ, Jurōn-aodet-kaṇ-rilik, Lōktañūr, Ledikdik, Likin-Buwame, Liṃanṃan-eṇ-an-Ñinjib, Ḷakelōñ, Ḷāātbwiinbar, ḷeepwal, Ḷoojḷapḷap, Ḷōkañebar, Ḷōkoojṇo, Ḷōmānkōto, Mejabwil, Poobin-raj-eo, Ūlin-raj-eo, Wōd-Wāto-eṇ
a star (planet), Evening Star, Venus (evenings only).  Maalal
a star (planet), Morning Star, Venus (mornings only).  Jurōn-Jemān-Kurlōñ
a star name, Vega.  Elṃad
a star, eta in Taurus (Pleiades).  Jebrọ
a star, possibly Achernar (alpha Eridani).  Ijuun Rak
cloud formation or star.  ad
falling star.  iju rabōḷḷọk
North Star.  Liṃanṃan
observing stars.  jedjed iju
the pair of stars Spica and Arcturus.  Daam-Ad
two pairs of stars that point to the North Star.  Jurōn-Liṃanṃan, Jurōn-Liṃanṃan

starboard  
sailing starboard to wind.  jabḷap
starboard tack.  jabdik
to paddle a canoe on the starboard side to change course.  auretam

starch  ṃakṃōk
a food, diluted starch baked in coconut spathe in earth oven.  kōlọwutaktak
a food, spongy meat of sprouted coconut cooked with arrowroot starch and diluted with water.  peaut
a food, three to one combination of arrowroot starch and water cooked together.  likōbla
add liquid to substance such as starch.  kapejlọk
molded arrowroot starch.  jibwil
net made of sennit used for sifting arrowroot starch.  waliklik

stare  
stare after.  alluwaḷọk
stare at.  kallimjek
stare open-mouthed.  aḷḷañ

starry flounder  
a fish, starry flounder, Platichthys stellatus.  bale

start  jijino
not start easily.  jọwiia
start a fire.  jenjen, kenọkwōl
start a song.  jarjar
start easily.  jọwiie
start fighting.  ṃur
start, of fire.  jọ

startle  
startled.  ilbōk, kūrañ, ṃweiur

starvation  ñūta

starve  
starved.  kwōle

state  kōnnaan

statue  annañ, ekjab

stature  
of great stature.  ineea

status  kadkad
loss of royal status through defeat in war.  jipọkwe
person who carries weight in his speech due to social status.  ḷajjuur
social status.  bōnbōn

status quo  
tamper with the status quo.  iuiuun dekein jinme

stay  pād
inability to stay underwater long (see pakij {pakij}).  jāpakij
see pād. stay, remain.  epād
stay away from.  kawiiaea
stay in the rain.  utute
stay put.  likatōttōt, tinak
stay up.  memej
stay where one is at patiently.  likatōttōt

STD  jeplej

steadily  etal in wōt juon

steady  
keep a boat steady.  jok
move with steady and deliberate purpose.  ijuboñ-ijuraan

steal  jaṃ, kọọt, kōjjen, pānāpnep
covet another's spouse, steal another's spouse.  aelellaḷ
steal and drink coconut toddy (off a tree).  jekeidaak
steal another's spouse.  jebbōro, kukuul bōro
steal away.  dej
steal someone's wife (euphemism).  tuuj bōl

steam  baatat, boutḷọk

steamer  tiṃa

steel  jitūūl, māāl

steep  ju
steep close to shore.  jirūṃle

steer  jebwebwe, kōjbwe
canoe part, piece of wood on leeside as guard against rubbing from steering paddle.  eran jebwe
steer a course with land on one's bow.  anlọk
steer canoe with paddle on right of stern to keep bow straight.  audik
steer directly for.  kaiok
steering method using a paddle.  ubtak
steering song.  alin ṃur
steering wheel.  jebwe

stem  
base, foundation, bottom, stem, trunk.  dāpi-
stalk, leafstem, petiole.  kōḷā
stem from.  jebar
stem of a fruit.  kōḷā
stem of coconut bunch from which nuts have fallen.  jepar, jinniprañ
stems of coconut tree that nuts are attached to.  pirañrañ

stench  kūḷōj
foul odor stench.  bwiin-puwaḷ

step  
footsteps in gravel or dry leaves.  ṃōṃōjānjān
method of doing something step by step.  kiltōn
overstep one's responsibilities.  weḷọk
quick short steps.  netūbtūb
step on.  etetal, jijuur
step or go over.  ḷōke
steps.  buñtōn, buñtōn ne

sterile  orañe, war

stern  kajjiṃwe

Sterna  
a bird, black-naped tern, Sterna sumatrana.  keār
a bird, sooty tern, Sterna fuscata.  memej

stevedore  okun bade

stew  juub

stick  aḷaḷ
a pointed stick rubbed up and down on another stick to make a fire.  jolọk
bundle that has been wrapped, sticks or pandanus leaves.  tūr
long stick placed on shoulders of two persons to carry burden suspended between.  ine
make fire by rubbing sticks.  etoñ, it
Marshallese stick dance.  jebwa
Marshallese women's stick dance.  jiṃōkṃōk
move something closer by using a stick.  adebdeb
pick breadfruit with a stick.  kōṃkōṃ
sharp stick for husking coconuts.  doon
speed up when rubbing sticks to make fire.  jorjor
stand a coconut husking stick in the ground.  kat
stick for picking breadfruit.  kein kōṃ
stick for stirring fire, turning breadfruit while cooking, etc..  jabōn pe
stick used for clubbing fish.  jeṃōnna
stick used to spread hot stones for earth oven.  tokrak
stir food or fire with a stick.  arar
walking stick.  jokoṇ

stick  
stick hand into pocket, hole, or crack.  rore
stick in.  duuj
stick something into the ground.  kōtlaḷ
stick up, on head or canoe.  aujrọñrọñ
stick with spear, knife, or needle, etc..  lōlō

stick  
stick to.  dedāp
sticky.  dedāp
sticky, of eyes.  tōtaorak
viscid, sticky, of food.  depñat

stiff  
stiffen.  kwōj
stiffness in joints.  akā
stiffness of a corpse.  ajeḷkā,

stifle  jelōt, lōr
be stifled.  jabjen-menowan

still  ja, lur, wōt
see jaaṃ. why still?, why persist?.  kwōjaam
see jaaṃ. why still?, why persist?.  kwōjaaṃ
stand still.  bōjrak
stay still.  tōt
unable to keep still.  ne ṃakūtkūt
why still?.  jaaṃ

stillbirth  jibuñ

stillborn  
stillborn baby.  kọ

stimulation  
physical stimulation.  kōḷo

sting  ṇōṇōk
stinging sensation.  idid
to sting.  idid

sting ray  boraañ, ṃaḷokḷok

stingy  arōk, kūbboṇ, miin

stink  bwiin-puwaḷ

stipend  oṇea-

stir  aujek, poktak
stick for stirring fire, turning breadfruit while cooking, etc..  jabōn pe
stir a fire.  kenọkwōl
stir food or fire with a stick.  arar
stir up.  iiōk, jejeurur, kiojaḷjaḷ
stirred up.  liṃ, poktak

stir-crazy  kidel

stirred  
challenged, enthused, excited, stirred.  ketak

stitch  keke

stock  
stock of an anchor.  rorob

stockade  kalbuuj

stockings  jitọkin

stoke  
stoke a fire.  kenọkwōl

stomach  je, lọje, tudek
be sick to one's stomach.  jemetak
fish's stomach.  petōk
lie on stomach.  pedo
stomach ache.  jemetak
uncomfortable feeling about the stomach from being overstuffed with food.  akeke
upset stomach.  wōtōdtōd

stone  dekā
luau stones.  dekā lọḷ
a game, scissors, paper, and stone.  jaañke
cook fish on stones.  ikjin
cover an earth oven with stones.  ertak
heap of stones.  ajokḷā
large stone.  ejṃaan
large stone used as an anchor.  kadkad
little stones used to make necklaces.  kāāj
not good marksman, with gun, slingshot, or by throwing stones (see jerọ {jeraw}).  jerta
pile of stones.  eakḷe
pumice stone.  tilaan
select stones for missiles.  jemān bo
stone axe.  jeljel
stone fortress for trapping fish.  kōjjoal
stone upon which bait or chum is mashed.  jinṃa
stone used for grinding arrowroot.  pukor
stones in a sling.  bo
stones used in jibke fishing method for porpoises.  dekā in jibke
throw stones at.  jemān bo, kijbo
throw stones repeatedly at an object or person.  ajjikad
tombstone.  jebwe

stone fish  
scorpion fish or stone fish, Scorpaenopsis diabolus/gibbosa/novaeguineae/macadamsi/cacopsis/albobrunnea/guamens is/parvipinnis.  ṇo

stoned  
wiped out, busted, stoned.  kwōppeḷọk

stony  dekāke
stony islet without trees.  bokoṃṇa

stoop  ṃal-
stooped.  kob

stop  bōbrae, bōjrak, ḷọk, pāpjel ṃae
meet and stop.  pāpjel ṃae
stop craving fish.  kōbbaturtur
stop, in the sense of stay.  pād

stopper  bọọr, penja-

store  ṃōn wia

store  
to store.  kōttōn

storehouse  joko

storehouse  ale

storey  
storey of a house.  alen

storm  ibeb, kior, kōtteepiṇa, ḷañ, ñōñat
a big storm.  jeḷañ
a rain storm that is the sign of a chief coming.  ḷañōn irooj
a storm.  aere
cloud formation preceding storm.  pālmuuj
interim period between stormy seasons, usually a calm spell.  jo
name of a storm that usually comes in the summer.  Likabwiro
period of storms.  Dāpeij
place where members of the Ripako clan exercise their power to control storm.  bōn
save from a storm.  tōḷḷañ
storms associated with the ascendancy of Jeljel (stars in Orion).  Jeljeltak
tropical storm similar to typhoon in strength.  kapiḷak
violent storm.  aññat

story  bwebwenato
folkloristic story.  inọñ
illustration, instance, illustrative story.  waan joñak

story  
two-story house.  nikāi
upper story of house.  po

stout  pen
stouthearted.  pen-būruon

stove  jitoob, obwin
put a pot or kettle on a fire or stove to boil water or cook food.  tōtaak
small oven or stove.  paaj

stow  pānuk

straddle  perakrōk

straggle  jeplōklōk

straight  jejjet, jiṃwe
see jiṃwe. straight, correct.  ejiṃwe
straight hair.  maḷko
straight up, of tall trees.  ju
straight, in playing poker.  tōreej
straighten one's self up.  mōōbōb
straightforward.  jiṃwe
straightlaced.  jaṃṃōṇōṇō

straightedge  
ruler, straightedge.  ruḷa

strain  atbọkwōj, kōkeeṇ, liklik
strain one's abdominal muscles.  iñ-lọjien

strand  
be stranded high-and-dry.  pāte
bristle, strand of hair.  tōōḷ
strand of rope or wire.  ko
strands.  iden
strands for weaving garlands or stringing leis.  id

stranded  tabu
stranded high-and-dry.  pāāt
stranded, of canoes, boats or ships.  eọtōk

strange  kōjak
stranger.  ruwamāejet

stranger  
stranger, tramp, vagabond.  armej jeedwaan

strangle  
strangle, to throttle.  kukuul bōro

strap  kañūr

strategy  kōllejar
good strategy.  jeḷā kōppeḷak

stratum  pik

straw  
drinking straw made from aetōktōk.  aetōktōk

stray  jebwābwe
lead astray.  tōlpilo

streak  
unexpected streak of luck, windfall.  tọọr pata

streaker  
a fish, streaker, Aprion virescens.  ḷọom

stream  
stream running out of swamp.  kōḷ

street  iaḷ

strength  kajoor

stretch  eḷḷọk, kankan
dilute food or drink to make it stretch.  ilọk
recline, stretched out.  jitṃanṃan
stretch out.  erḷọk
stretch the body.  makōḷkōḷ
stretch the neck.  mōōbōb
stretched.  aer
stretched luck.  kankan kōj
stretched tight, of lines, ropes, etc..  lōtlōt
stretchy.  

strict  kajjiṃwe, kijñeñe, pen

strife  akwāāl

strike  notoñ, ubrar
strike a match.  it
strike a shoal.  eoṇ
strike a wave.  ṃwitaak
strike against.  itaak
strike aginst each other.  iṃaajaj
strike the trunk of a tree so that the flowers may blossom forth quickly.  kōnar

string  ile, tō-, to
shoestring knot.  korak
strands for weaving garlands or stringing leis.  id
string fish, coconuts, flowers, etc.  ilele
string for towing toy canoe in water, held in middle with ends attached to ends of canoe for steering.  tokadkad
string under penis.  lil
to pull and break objects such as string, rope, wire or grass.  tūṃtūṃ
wire for stringing fish.  ile
wrapped around, of string.  jāliñiñ

strip  
cut into strips.  ōrōr
strip of reef.  tōkā
strip or peel off one layer at a time.  ejej
strips of green coconut branches laid across a fire for warming pandanus leaves.  tọḷ
weaving strips.  iden

strip  
to strip.  utūkaḷ
to strip of money or property by fraud or threat.  kwōdmat, reja

stripe  
striped or spotted, as in ancient tattoo.  eọọt
stripes showing military rank.  ieṃa

striped mullet  
a fish, striped mullet, Chelon vaigiensis.  aotak

stripey  
a fish, stripey, Kuhlia taeniura.  jerwōt

strive  kakkōt
strive to attain.  jawōd
strive toward.  pinnitto

stroke  eoeo

stroll  alwōj bajjek, jaṃbo

Strombidae  
a shell, Strombidae.  aorak
a shell, Strombidae.  lōkeed
a shell, Strombidae, Lentigo lentiginosus or Tricornis sinuatus/thersites/latissimus.  eañ

strong  kajoor, keiie, keke, kijñeñe, kōiie, kōkōt, kūtarre, mājojo, pen, peñpeñ
having strong stomach (see jejō {jẹjẹh}).  jājjō
not strong.  jakeiie
not strong physically (see dipen {diypẹn}).  jādipen
physically strong.  dejeñ, dipen
see kajoor. strong.  ekajoor
strong, of wind or storm.  dejeñ
stronghearted.  pen-būruon

Strongylura  
a fish, needlefish, Strongylura marina.  ṃak

struck  lel

structure  kōkal

struggle  kakkōt, kōpkōp
to struggle for.  pinnitto

strut  kōmmāidik, ḷakḷak
strut of a rooster.  adpā, to

stubborn  būruon kūro, dejeñ, kiliddāp

stuck  kōn
fishbone stuck in throat.  paḷ
stuck on to.  kōkejel

stuck-up  kabbil, kakōl, loṃaan

study  katak, liñōr
stand back and study critically, as an artist.  allọk
study one's genealogy.  jitdaṃ

stuff  
uncomfortable feeling about the stomach from being overstuffed with food.  akeke

stuffy  nitñil

stumble  tipjek, tipñōl, tūbbọk
stumble and fall while carrying.  buñ kake
stumble and rise again to run.  buñ-peltak
stumble but not fall.  jepāppāp

stump  dāpdep, ibnene
coconut stump.  debọkut
pandanus stump.  debọkut
stump of any tree.  debọkut

stun  
stunned.  kūrañ, ṃaal, ṃajōjō, ṃōjālūlū
stunned, of fish.  kōjḷọr

stunt  
stunted growth.  ḷūbbat, wūdkabbe

Stupid  bwebwe, kūḷaṃwe, penawiia, taṇo
interjection: "Stupid!".  bōkāro

sturdy  kije, kōiie

stutter  allo

sty  
sty on the eye.  ātbwe

style  ṃūtō-
style (clothes).  joñak
style-setter.  kakōl

stymied  boṇ

subdue  anjọ

subject  
subjects.  doon

submarine  waan tulọk

submerge  tal, tulọk

subside  dikḷọk, mera, meraḷọk

substance  ōn

substitute  
substitute for.  bōk jikin
substitute for someone.  pinej-jenkwan

subtle  mera

subtract  bōk

succeed  teru, tōprak
succeed in work, play, school, or with the opposite sex.  bōktak
succeed someone.  pinej-jenkwan

success  
successful.  jeraaṃṃan

successful  
unsuccessful in one's love advances.  bokbok

successor  baj

such  toḷọk
such a.  jemḷam

suck  ninnin
land given by a king to a commoner woman as a bounty for suckling a royal baby.  limen ninnin
suck in hard.  ṇomṇom
suck up.  jorom
sucking noise made in drinking green coconuts.  ṃōṃōtṃōt
suckle.  ninnin
two babies suckling from the same woman.  limenkoko

sudden  idiñ, jedkaju, jidimkij, jumej
all of a sudden.  buñjen
suddenly.  buñjen, idiñ

suffer  
longsuffering.  meanwōd
suffer from ulcers.  aḷjer
suffering.  eñtaan

sufficient  bwe
fish that areṇt sufficient for the next day.  ekin boñ jab lo raan
just sufficient.  bōka-
sufficient even if it's little, of food.  kaniọkwe

suffocate  
be suffocated.  jabjen-menowan
choke on something, suffocate.  pọk

sugar  jukwa
a food, preserved breadfruit mixed with arrowroot and coconut sap or sugar, wrapped in breadfruit leaves and baked.  bwiro iiōk

suggest  
suggestion.  ḷōmṇak

suicide  kilaba, wōdinikek
commit suicide.  wōdinikek

suit  jejjet
suitable.  kōkar

suitable  
unsuitable.  jekkar

suitcase  kōbañ

Sula  
a bird, blue-faced booby, Sula dactylatra.  lōḷḷap
a bird, brown booby, Sula leucogaster.  kaḷo
a bird, red-footed booby, Sula sula.  nana

sulk  
sulky.  ṃōṃaḷkaro

sultry  
appear sultry.  kōmmāidik
sultry mannerisms.  ikiddik

sum  koba

summer  jeṃar, rak
a gathering of people to celebrate the onset of breadfruit season in summer by making offerings to Jebro, the god of breadfruit.  ṃaṃa
laden with summer fruit, usually said of trees.  uwaanrak
name of a storm that usually comes in the summer.  Likabwiro
summertime.  iien rak

summon  kūkūr, lale

sun  aḷ
blinded by sunlight.  taṃtaṃ
look pretty at sunset.  aḷkōnar
period between setting of sun and rising of moon.  meḷọkḷọk, meḷoktakōn, tuujloñloñ
period between setting of sun and rising or moon.  meḷoktak
rays of the sun.  ko-in-aḷ
small blisters from over exposure to sun.  il
smell of clothing or mats under sun.  būbwidetdet
sunbathe.  kōjeje
sunbathing.  aḷkwōjeje
sunbeam.  koonaḷ
sunburned.  kakilkil
sundown.  tulọkun aḷ
sunglasses.  māj
sunlight.  meramin aḷ
sunny day without wind.  detñil
sunray.  koonaḷ
sunrise.  takin aḷ
sunset.  tulọkun aḷ
sunshine.  det
sun-up.  takin aḷ
take shelter from the rain or sun.  kōjato
to dry under the sun.  nel
to sun.  kōjeje

Sunday  Jabōt

sunk  
sunken in.  kōn

sup  
to sup.  kōjota

supercargo  baja, jiipkako

superficial  pejpej
superficially fancy.  kōmjedeọ

superlative  
superlative particle.  tata

supernatural  
having supernatural powers.  mọṇmọṇ

supersede  
supersede someone.  pinej-jenkwan

superstition  tōmak ilo jetōb
superstition that cat crying at night portends death of someone.  bwijenro
superstition that large waves portend the arrival of a vessel.  tokwanwa

supervise  lale

supine  jedelañ

supper  kōjota
last supper.  ṃōñāin kōjab

supplant  bōk jikin

supple  jijipdodo

supplement  
supplementary part.  rejeta-

supplied  
well supplied with food and property.  jeban

support  añinwoḷā, jepak, rie
something that is put under something else to protect, lift, or support it.  ḷoñtak
stand for, support, in favor of, spread, to be witness for.  juraake
support one another by holding each other's waists.  waanikli

suppose  baab

supposing  jen ba

sure  mājojo, ṃool
make sure.  loloodjake
surely.  lukkuun

surety  joortoklik

surf  ṇo
canoe-surfing, when sailing down wind.  kōttōmāle
high surf.  buñṇo
rolled, as by surf.  ḷukut
smooth surf after a succession of rollers.  mooḷ

surface  ioo-
be on top of a plane surface, water or land.  memat
float upwards to the surface of the water.  pelōñ
land surface.  meḷan
plane surface.  pik
surface of.  ewe
surface of the ocean.  aejet
surface, sod.  jat

surf-board  
surf-boarding.  lōkā, lōkōr

surgeonfish  bwilak
a fish, banded surgeonfish, Acanthurus triostegus triostegus Linnaeus.  kupañ
a fish, black surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans.  tiepdọ
a fish, convict tang or banded surgeonfish, Hepatus triostegus.  kupañ
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus dussumieri.  kōpat
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus.  kuwi
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus.  kwi
a fish, surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans.  aelmeej
a fish, surgeonfish, Naso unicornis.  eañrōk
a fish, surgeonfish, Naso unicornis.  ṃọṇe

surgery  ṃwijṃwij

Suriana  
a plant, Suriana maritima L. (Simarubaceae).  ñeñe

surmise  kajjimalele, leḷōmṇak

surpass  ḷe

surplus  bwe, budeñ

surprise  bwilōñ
exclamation, of surprise.  bōraṃṃaanō
interjection: surprise or disappointment.  ōjjej
surprised.  ilbōk
take by surprise in hand combat.  ankōṃad

surprising  kabwilōñlōñ
surprisingly.  jatdik

surrender  baaj, bōbweer, wūjlep-
surrender, give up.  jatōptōp

surreptitious  
cheat, obtain surreptitiously.  liktak

surround  kōpooḷ, nitbwil
be surrounded by.  kōkōṇak
fishing method, many men surround a school in shallow water using a coconut leaf chain as scarer.  aḷeḷe
fishing method, surrounding edges of shoals with net.  kuṇa
fishing method, using surrounding net on dark nights.  aejek
surrounded.  pooḷ
surrounding.  peḷaak
surroundings.  meḷan

survey  joñak
survey critically.  allọk
to survey.  peet

susceptible  
susceptible to.  kōkā

suspect  eṇak, eṇọ, kōkōljake

suspense  
suspenseful.  kakkūṃkūṃ

suspicion  kōkōljake

sustenance  kōkan

swabby  juwape

swaddle  kūtimtim

swagger  ḷakḷak

swallow  kōdālōb, orañḷọk

swamp  pat
smell of a swamp.  juoñ
stream running out of swamp.  kōḷ
swamp spring.  keiiuiu
swamped.  turruḷọk
water rises in a well or swamp.  jib

swap  jānij

swat  
swat flies.  ubḷọñ

sway  ṃal-, ṃōṃōḷeiñiñ
sway back and forth.  ajjiṃaalal, buñto-buñtak
swaying from side to side, as a ship rolling.  jepliklik

swear  jinjin, kanejnej
interjection: "honestly, I swear it's so.".  mejāro
to swear by.  kajje

sweat  menokadu
sweaty.  kōkōr

sweep  popo
to sweep.  buruṃ

sweet  māmet, tōñal
not sweet, of beverages.  jatōk
sweet coconut water.  māmet
sweet smell, of ripe pandanus fruit.  bwiin-tōñal
sweetish taste.  māmet

sweet potato  
a plant, sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas.  piteto

sweetheart  batin, jitōnbōro

swell  bōbool, bōbọk, bōbōj
swell up.  jib
swelling.  ḷōpper, per

swell  
easterly swell.  buñtokrear
northerly swell.  buñtokeañ
ocean swell.  ñōl
southerly swell.  buñtokrōk
westerly swell.  buñtokrilik

swell  ṃōṃan

swift  iiṃ, iur
move out swiftly.  kōplọk
swift, of canoes or boats, nautical term.  ḷōḷaeoeo

swim  
go, run, swim, or rush toward s.t. or s.o. (with directionals), often impetuously, without having been invited or asked to do so.  tōbtōb
kick feet in swimming.  bwijeae
tow while swimming.  akake

swindle  ajej in kabwebwe, kọọt
outsmart, swindle.  Etao

swing  jālirara
a swing.  lijjidwaḷọk
swing arms while walking.  jerjer
swing something or someone around in a circle, as a child.  jelpaak
swinging.  toor
to swing at someone wildly.  depdep
walk swinging the arms.  iliik

swipe  jaṃ, kiltōn, kọọt, kōrabōl

switch  jānij
ignition switch.  kein kōjjọ

swivel  juwabōḷ

swollen  bōbọk, bōbōj
swollen abdomen.  jeje, jieje
swollen corpse.  bōj

sword  jāje

swordfish  
a fish, swordfish, Xiphia gladius.  ḷōjkaan

Sybedrella  
a plant, Sybedrella nodiflora (L.) gaertn. (see kinwōj) (compositae).  bwilbwilikkaj

syllable  
syllable "do" of musical scale.  to
syllable "fa" of musical scale.  ba
syllable "la" of musical scale.  la
syllable "mi" of musical scale.  mi
syllable "re" of musical scale.  re
syllable "sol" of musical scale.  jooḷ
syllable "ti" of musical scale.  ji

symbol  kakōḷḷe

symbol  bwe

sympathize  iọkwe
sympathize with.  tūriaṃo

symptom  kakōḷḷe

Synanceja  
Synanceja verrucosa.  ṇo

Synedrella  
a plant, Synedrella nodiflora, a small yellow fld. Composite weed.  kinwōj

syphilis  jeplej

syrup  jurub
coconut syrup boiled down from sap.  jekṃai

system  kōkar

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