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vacate  jepjep

vacation  kakkije
summer vacation.  jeṃar
travel on a vacation.  jaṃbo

vagabond  
stranger, tramp, vagabond.  armej jeedwaan

vagina  bōḷbōḷ, kōd, pipi
possessing control of vaginal muscles.  kokweetet

vain  
a vain person.  utḷōṃ
in vain.  pata, waan
say in vain.  ba pata

Valenciennesia  
a fish, electrid, Valenciennesia strigata/violifera.  ikōlood

valiant  peran

valley  
small valley or depression.  peta
valley, depression.  koṃlaḷ

valuable  aorōk

value  tokja-, tōpran
assess the value of.  joñe aorōkin

vampire  mejenkwaad

vanish  jako
to vanish over the horizon.  jetḷọk
vanished.  jako

vapor  menokadu

varicose  
varicose veins.  jar eke

Variola  
a fish, bass, Variola louti.  ikmid
a fish, bass, Variola louti.  kanbōk
a fish, bass, Variola louti.  oḷaḷo

varnish  wanij

vast  kilep

Vega  
a star name, Vega.  Elṃad

vegetables  
green vegetables.  nōbba

vehicle  wa
go on a vehicle or sailing canoe (used with directional enclitics (and postpositions)).  tar
leave vehicle or vessel.  lilik
look for a vehicle.  luwa
newly constructed, of vessels or vehicles.  wōnōt
possessive classifier, canoe, ship, boat, or vehicle.  waa-
test drive a new or overhauled vehicle.  likbad
turn a vehicle.  jaaḷ
use a vehicle.  wawa
use a vehicle or vessel.  tak
vehicle of.  waa-

vein  eke, iaḷan bōtōktōk

velvet  
velvety.  meoeo, ṃọkulkul

venereal  
venereal disease.  jeplej, mādke

Veneridae  
a shell, Veneridae, Veremilpa minuta/micra/costellifera/scabra or Dosinia histrio/abyssicola.  kūkōr

ventilate  jejedwawa

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

veranda  maḷto, tōñaak

verbal  
verbalize.  kōnono

Veremilpa  
a shell, Veneridae, Veremilpa minuta/micra/costellifera/scabra or Dosinia histrio/abyssicola.  kūkōr

Vernocia  
a plant, Vernocia cinerea (L.) less.  jān-aelōñ-ñan-aelōñ

verse  eoon

vertical  ju

very  jelōñlōñ, kakkōt, kanooj, wōtōm, toḷọk, tōñtōñ
a very tall coconut tree.  kenato
not so very much.  daan
very great.  bōtata

vessel  
arrive, of sailing vessel or airplane.  po
blood vessel.  eke, iaḷan bōtōktōk
haul canoe or vessel up on shore.  ār
land, sailing vessel.  po
leave vehicle or vessel.  lilik
motorvessel.  tiṃa
newly constructed, of vessels or vehicles.  wōnōt
superstition that large waves portend the arrival of a vessel.  tokwanwa
test sail a new or overhauled vessel.  likbad
tie up a vessel.  memaan
to beach canoe or vessel.  ār
use a vehicle or vessel.  tak

vex  kōmmatōr
vexed.  aploñloñ

vibrate  ebeb, wūdiddid

vibration  
tremor or vibration caused by sound of gun or thunder.  pañijñij

vicinity  peḷaak

vicious  ājāj

victory  anjọ

view  
come into view after being hidden.  memat
taking in the view.  alwōj bajjek

vigilance  likōk

Vigna  
a plant, Vigna marina (Burm.) Merrill. (Leguminosae).  markinenjojo

vigor  
frisky, sound, vigorous.  ājmuur
vigorous.  pātōñtōñ, peñpeñ

village  bukwōn
settlement, village.  jukjuk

vine  
a plant, vine, Ipomoea tuba.  marpeḷe
a plant, vine, Triumfetta procumbens Forst. f. (Tiliaceae).  atat
A yellow-flowered leguminous vine climbing, or decumbent on beaches.  markinenjojo

vinegar  penkō

violet  piolōt

violin  baeoliin

VIP  akaje, kāājāj, ḷakkūk

viper  jabōn

virgin  bōjin
lose virginity.  buñ

virtuous  wānōk

viscid  
viscid, sticky, of food.  depñat

viscous  bōjbōj

vise  baij

visible  alikkar
invisible.  aelọk

vision  
keen vision.  loḷọkjeṇ
long vision.  loḷọkjeṇ
see a vision in sleep.  ṃadenḷọk

visit  lo-
visit home of dead person with gifts.  ilomej
visit the bereaved.  ilomej
visitor.  ri-itok, ri-lotok, ruwamāejet

visitor  
foods prepared for visitors before their arrival.  kabwijeran

vital  aorōk

vitamin  ōn

vivacious  keeñki

vocative  
vocative to boys.  būrọ
vocative to girls.  jiroñ
vocative, familiar, feminine plural.  liṃarārā, liṃaroro
vocative, familiar, feminine singular.  liiō
vocative, familiar, masculine plural.  ḷōṃarārā, ḷōṃaroro
vocative, familiar, masculine singular.  ḷeiō
vocative, feminine plural.  liṃa
vocative, feminine singular.  la, le
vocative, masculine plural.  ḷōṃa
vocative, masculine singular.  ḷe

vociferous  dekōṃkōṃ

voice  ainikie-
dynamic voice.  ḷōḷaaj
husky voice.  ṃōrā-bōjbōj
see ainikie-. voice, sound.  ainikien

void  
devoid.  āmje
head devoid of hair.  kweejej

volcanic  
heavy volcanic rocks.  dekā lọḷ

volcano  booḷkeno

volleyball  
a game, volleyball.  baḷebọọḷ

voluminous  kobbwā, tūkanne

vomit  ṃōṃōj

voodoo  kōkōpāl

voracious  būrooklep, mattiia

vortex  likapijwewe

vote  
vote, vote for.  bout

vow  kalliṃur

voyage  tūrep
bon voyage.  kōjjeṃḷọk
provisions for a voyage.  ṃōd, ṃōd, nenōk, teaak
see tūrep. trip, voyage.  tūreep
see off on a voyage.  juwōne

vulgar  
unclean, vulgar, gross.  tōtoon

vulva  bōlōk, bōḷbōḷ

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