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ṇa   {ṇah}.   Also ṇai {ṇahyiy}.   locative particle.  

1. Iar door bok eo ṇa ioon tebōḷ eo.   I put the book on the table.  

ṇa   {ṇah}.   Also kina {kinah}.   shoal; exposed and stony bar.  

1. Jen etal in kakkōr ilo ṇa eṇ.   Let's go clamming at that shoal.  

ṇab   {ṇab}.   Variant form of ṇọb {ñab}.  

ṇaballin   {ṇahballin}.   v. possessed.   To clothe; provide someone with clothes.  

1. Iaar ṇaballin ḷọk ḷọk ooomm emaat nuknuk ṇa ippān.   I gave him so many of my clothes he got them all.  

2. Kōm ar ṇaballier jet nuknuk māṇāāṇ.   We provided them some warm clothes.  

3. Kwōn etal in ṇaballiṃ.   Go put on your clothes.  

4. Kwōn ṇaballin ḷọk bwe epio.   Hurry up and give him some clothes. He's shivering.  

5. Wōn ri-ṇaballier?   Who's responsible to clothe them?  

Ṇadepak   {ṇahdepak}.   n. al.; v. caus. kōṆadepak; n. constr. Ṇadepakin.   A plant, pandanus cultigen. Mejit.  

ṇae   {ṇahyey}.   prep. v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   against.  

ṇaetan   {ṇahyetan}.   v. possessed.   provide a name for someone or something, to name someone or something; to christen.  

1. Wōn ear ṇaetan wa eṇ?   Who named that boat?  

ṇai   {ṇahyiy}.   Variant form of ṇa {ṇah}.  

ṇaib   {ṇahyib}.   From Engl.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. ṇaibi; n. constr. ṇaibin.   pocket knife.  

ṇaiṃōn   {ṇahyiṃen}.   v. possessive.   provide shelter for someone or something.  

1. Ṇaiṃōn wa ṇe bwe en jab kōjeje im ute.   Provide shelter for the boat to ward off the rain and sun.  

2. Raan kein armej rej ṇaiṃōn lōb ko libōn ri-mej ro aer.   Nowadays people are providing shelter for the graves of their dead.  

ṇajikin   {ṇahjikin}.   v. possessed; n. person possessed ri-ṇajikin.   provide space for; to make room for someone or something.  

1. Kwōn ṇajikin ippaṃ bwe eḷap ṃweeṇ iṃōṃ.   Let him stay with you; you have a big enough house.  

2. Ren ṇajikin ḷok bwe jekijoroor.   They should hurry up and provide space for him so we can be on our way.  

3. Wōn eo ej ri-ṇajikin ruamaejet ro?   Who's providing accommodations for the visitors?  

ṇajitbōn   {ṇajitben}.   v. possessed; n. person possessed.   provide spirit to someone.  

1. Ebar ejjeḷọk ri-ṇajitbōd ijellọkin Anij.   No one else can give us the spirit to live if it's not God.  

2. Eḷaññe Anij ej jab ṇajitbōd innem jejāmin mōur.   If God does not breathe spirit into us we will not live.  

3. Jesus ear ṇajitbōn Lazarus im ear bar mōur.   Jesus gave Lazarus his spirit which brought him back to life.  

ṇakaan   {ṇahkahan}.   Also ankaan {hankahan}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. ṇakaane; v. possessed; n. pers. ri-ṇakaan; n. constr. ṇakaanin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   Feed a fire with firewood; provide fuel for.  

1. Eba ñan e, "Ta, ña ri-ṇakaan wa ṇe waaṃ?"   She told him, "What am I, fueler of your car?"  

2. Enañin ṃōj ke ṇakaane?   Has somebody fed the fire?  

3. Kwōmaroñ ke ja ṇakaan wa e waō kiō ke ij ja jiban ilo tōre in?   Would you provide fuel for my car for now that I'm a bit short on cash?  

4. Kwōn ṇakaan wa eṇ waan im jab miin.   Give him some fuel and don't be stingy.  

ṇakijen   {ṇahkijen}.   v. possessed; n. pers. ri-ṇakijen.   provide someone with food.  

1. Ear ṇakijen pilawā.   He gave him bread.  

2. Kwōn ṇakijen tok bwe in naajdiki.   Give me his food so I can feed him.  

3. Wōn enaaj ṇakijed ṇa āneṇ ñe jenaaj kowainini?   Who'll feed us when we go make copra on that islet?  

ṇakinien   {ṇahkiniyen}.   v. possessed.   provide someone a mat.  

1. Iar ṇakinien Irooj eo ṃaanpein ñan ri-lotok ro an.   I gave the Irooj some mats to give to his guests.  

2. Kwomaroñ ke ṇakiniō ippaṃ bwe iar jab bōk tok jaki eo kiniō?   Could you give me a mat to sleep on because I forgot mine?  

3. Kwōn jouj im ṇakinien ḷọk bwe en babu in kakkije.   Please give him a mat to lie on to rest.  

ṇakṇōk   {ṇakṇẹk}.   Also amam {hamham}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. constr. ṇakṇōkin.   wizard; genius; expert; specialist; shaman; witchdoctor; skillful.  

1. Eban jab jeḷā bwe ṇakṇōk.   He's bound to have the answer since he's a wizard.  

ṇakọjen   {ṇahkawjen}.   Also ṇahkọjeen{ṇahkawjeyen}.   v. possessed; n. pers. ri-ṇakọjen.   provide someone with a blanket.  

1. Eor ke ri-ṇakọjeer?   Do they have anybody to give them blankets?  

2. Raar ṇakọjen ri-āneo ālkin taibuun eo.   The islanders were provided with blankets after the typhoon.  

ṇalimen   {ṇahlimen}.   v. possessed; n. person possessed.   provide drink for someone; beverage.  

1. Anij ear ṇalimen ri-Ju ro ilo ānejeṃaden eo jān dekā eo.   God gave the Jews in the wilderness water to drink from the rock.  

2. Raar jab ṇalimen ri-kalbuuj eo innem ear mej kōn an maro.   They didn't give the prisoner any water to drink and so he died of thirst.  

3. Ri-ṇalimen armej ej aikuj in jouj.   A provider of drink needs to be a kind person.  

ṇaḷōmān   {ṇahḷeman}.   v. possessed.   give shape to something; formulate; provide a framework for something.  

1. Kwaar ṇaḷōmāer innem abṇōṇō?   You put them where they are and then you complained?  

2. Kwōmaroñ ke ṇaḷōmān tok ñan ña?   Could you shape it for me?  

3. Wōn eo ear ṇaḷōmān wa ṇe?   Who designed that canoe?  

ṇamāni   {ṇahmaniy}.   n. al.; v. caus. kōṇamāni; n. constr. ṇamāniin.   A fish, scavenger, Lethrinus sp.  

ṇamejatotoin   {ṇamejatewtewyin}.   v. possessed.   provide air for breathing.  

1. Kwōj aikuj ṇamejatotoin bọọk ṇe bwe bao ṇe ilowaan en jab jabjānmenwan.   You should provide for air to go into the box to allow the chicken to breathe.  

2. Raar kōtọọr ḷọk kōto eo bwe en ṇamejatotoin lowaan ṃweo eñilñil.   They let the fan blow fresh air into the house that was stifling.  

ṇaṃ   {ṇaṃ}.   Dial. W only; see jokwajok {jekʷajekʷ}.   v. adj., tr. ṇaṃe; v. distrib. ṇaṃṇaṃ, ṇaṃṇōṃ; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; stat. adj. ṇaṃṇaṃ.   mosquito.  

1. Eṇaṃṇaṃ ānin.   This islet is full of mosquitoes.  

ṇaṃaanpein   {ṇahṃahanpeyin}.   See ṃaanpā {ṃaanpay} 'weapon'   v. possessed.   To arm; provide a weapon for someone.  

1. Amedka ear ṇaṃaanpein rūttariṇae ro an Afghanistan bwe ren juṃae Taliban ro.   The United States equipped the Afghanistan army with weapons to fight the Taliban.  

2. Ej ṇaṃaanpein ḷeeṇ jeran bwe en jab jorrāān jān ḷeeṇ juon.   He's giving his friend something to defend himself with from the other guy.  

3. Ta ṇe kwōj ṇaṃaanpeiūṃ kake?   What are you using to protect yourself with.  

ṇaṃweien   {ṇahṃẹyiyen}.   v. possessed.   provide material goods for someone; give a gift to someone; to enrich; furnish.  

1. Ij ṇaṃweien kōn jouj eo an ñan eō.   I'm giving him something in return for his kindness.  

2. Kwōn ṇaṃweiōṃ ñan ban.   Take all you want until you can't take any more.  

3. Raar ṇaṃweieer ḷọk jān iṃōn wia eo aer.   They gave them material possessions from their store.  

ṇaṇ   {ṇaṇ}.   vulgar.   n. al.; n. inal. ṇaṇū; v. distrib. ṇaṇṇaṇ; n. constr. ṇaṇin.   smegma.  

ṇaṇ   {ṇaṇ}.   A fish, tiny surface minnow.  

ṇapitōn   {ṇahpiten}.   v. possessed; n. pers. possessed ri-ṇapitōn.   provide a pillow for someone.  

1. Ej jab aikuj ri-ṇapitōd.   He's not supposed to provide us with pillows.  

2. Ekar abwin ṇapitōn innem ear petpet kōn waini.   He didnt want to give him a pillow so he used a coconut as one.  

3. Kwōn ṇapitōn bwe ejjeḷọk.   Give him a pillow because he doesn't have any.  

4. Ṇapitōn bar neeṃ bwe joṇak ṃōkaj.   Put a pillow under your feet also so you can fall asleep right away.  

ṇaruon   {ṇahriwen}.   v. possessed; n. pers. possessed ri-ṇaruon.   blame.  

1. An bōd eo ak ear ṇaruon likao eo jatin.   It was his fault but he blamed his brother.  

2. Iban ṇaruoṃ.   I won't blame you.  

3. Raar ānin tok ri-ṇaruōn eo ñan iṃaan mejān jāj eo.   The plaintiff was brought before the judge.  

ṇatoon   {ṇahtewen}.   Also ṇatọọn {ṇahtawan}.   v. adj., tr. ṇatoone; n. inal. ṇatoonū; v. caus. kōṇatoon; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   To sheet sails in.  

1. Dedeḷọkin aolep men ak eṇatọọn wa eo im kōmmān jino bweradik ḷọk jān ijo ñan bōran aelōñ eṇ.   When everything was done and the sails were adjusted we started to move, making our way to Kwajalein. P1301  

2. Kwōn ṇatoone wōjḷā ṇe.   Sheet that sail in there.  

3. Rōṇatọọne wa eo.   They sheeted the sails of their boat in.  

ṇautōn   {ṇahwiten}.   v. possessed; n. pers. ri-ṇautōn.   provide with bathing water.  

1. Ej jab ri-ṇautōd.   He's not supposed to give us bathing water.  

2. Irooj eo ear leḷọk juon wāto ñan ri-ṇautōn ḷadik eo nejin bwe en wōṇāān.   The irooj rewarded the person who carried bathing water for his son.  

3. Kwōn ṇautōn ḷọk bwe en tutu.   Give him some water so he can bathe right away.  

ṇawāween   {ṇahwayweyen}.   v. possessed.   provide wherewithal for someone; answer someone's question; fulfill someone's request.  

1. Anij ear ṇawāween Satan ekkar ñan an kar utiej bōro.   God dealt with Satan according to his pride.  

2. Ekōjkan aer naaj ṇawāween jorrāān eo ewaḷọk kōn aer akōjdate doon?   How are they going to deal with the damage caused by their hating each other?  

3. Ij ḷōmṇak kwōj aikuj in ṇawāween kajjitōk eo an.   I think you should deal with his request appropriately.  

ṇawijkinen   {ṇahwijkinen}.   v. possessed.   provide all that is needed for someone or something.  

1. Ewōr ke ri-ṇawijkinen ṃweeṇ iṃōn?   Is there anyone to furnish his house?  

2. Jab inepata bwe Anij enaaj ṇawijkinen ad jerbal ñan e im armej ro an.   Do not worry as God will provide the tools we need to do the work for him and his people.  

3. Renaaj ṇawijkinen wa eṇ ṃoktaj jān an jerak.   The boat will be provided with all that it needs before it sets sail.  

ṇawōjlāān   {ṇahwẹjlayan}.   v. possessed.   provide sails for a canoe.  

1. Naaj aikuj ṇawōjḷāān tipñōl ṇe bwe en maroñ jejrakrōk.   The tipñōl will need a sail to go anywhere.  

ṇawōṇāān   {ṇahweṇayan}.   Also ṇaonāān.   v. possessed; n. pers. ri-ṇawōṇāān.   provide someone with wages or a salary; pay, compensate; to reciprocate.  

1. Naaj ṇawōṇāān jerbal ko ad ekkar ñan ñe rōṃṃan ak renana.   Our actions will be rewarded in as much as they are good or bad.  

2. Raar ṇawōṇāān ekkar ñan jeḷā eo an.   He got paid according to his skills.  

ṇe   {ṇey}.   that (close to you); demonstrative, second person exclusive singular.  

ṇeṇe   {ṇeyṇey}.   that (close to you); demonstrative, second person singular, singling out.  

1. Ṃweo ṇeṇe iṃaan ej kabōlbōl wūṇtō kaṇ ie.”   That’s the house there in front of you, where the windows are all lit up.” P174  

ṇo   {ṇẹw}.   n. al.; n. constr. ṇoin.   A fish; scorpion fish or stone fish, Scorpaenopsis diabolus/gibbosa/novaeguineae/macadamsi/cacopsis/albobrunnea/guamens is/parvipinnis Synanceja verrucosa Teanianotus triacanthus.  

ṇo   {ṇew}.   n. al.; n. inal. ṇoū; n. constr. ṇoin.   A wave; surf.  

1. Lale ṇo kaṇe ṇoun wa eṇ.   Look at the waves coming toward you from that boat.  

2. Ṇo eo ekotak Likabwiro im bar lelaḷ ḷọk.   A wave lifted up the Likabwiro and then let it down again. P520  

ṇoj   {ṇʷej}.   Also ṇōj {ṇej}.   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. intr. koṇoj; v. distrib. ṇōṇojṇoj (eṇṇojṇoj); n. constr. ṇojin; ṇojjeḷọk.   snapping sound.  

1. Eṇojjeḷọk addiin peiū.   My finger snapped.  

2. Eor ke aṃ batin ṇōṇojṇoj (eṇṇojṇoj).   Have you got a snap fastener.  

ṇojak   {ṇewjak}.   hidden; obscured; perfective form of ṇōṇooj {ṇeṇewej}.  

1. “Ḷōṃarere ejej men eṇ enaaj ṇojak,” Kapen eo eba.   Those guys don’t keep anything secret,” the Captain said. P78  

ṇojọ   {ṇewjaw}.   bow spray; not cut waves well.  

1. Eḷap an ṇojọ wa eṇ.   That boat makes a lot of bow spray.  

ṇok   {ṇekʷ}.   Dial. E only; see tutu {tiwtiw}.   v. adj.; n. inal. ṇokū; v. caus. koṇok; v. distrib. ṇōṇokṇok (eṇṇokṇok); v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; stat. adj. ṇe..   wet.  

1. Eṇṇokṇok nuknuk eṇ an ajri eṇ.   That child's clothes are always getting wet.  

ṇok   {ṇekʷ}.   n. al.; n. constr. ṇokin.   midrib of a coconut leaf.  

ṇokwanej   {ṇekʷanyej}.   Also ṇọkneej {ṇakʷneyej}.   n. al.; n. constr. ṇokwanejin.   An animal, centipede.  

ṇomṇom   {ṇʷemṇʷem}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. ṇome; n. inal. ṇomṇomū; n. pers. ri-ṇomṇom; n. constr. ṇomṇomin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   suck in hard; siphon.  

1. Ear ṇome kiaaj eo.   He siphoned the gasoline.  

2. Ṇaṃ rej ṇomṇom bōtōktōk.   Mosquitoes suck blood.  

ṇompe   {ṇʷẹmpẹy}.   n. al.; v. adj.; n. inal. ṇompeū; n. constr. ṇompein.   alcoholic; like alcoholic beverages.  

1. Eban tōprak an jikuuḷ kōn an ṇompe.   He won't succeed in school because of his love for alcohol.  

ṇoniep   {ṇẹwniyep}.   Variant form of ṇoonniep {ṇewenniyep}.  

ṇoṇṇoṇmeej   {ṇʷeṇʷṇʷeṇʷmeyej}.   n. al.; n. constr. ṇoṇṇoṇmeejin.   Bone marrow.  

ṇoonniep   {ṇewenniyep}.   Also ṇoniep {ṇẹwniyep}.   legendary fairies who fished for red snappers and sometimes fed people; fairy.  

ṇop   {ṇʷep}.   Archaic.   Container of oil or water for use with royal whetstone.  

ṇota   {ṇʷetah}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. ṇotaik; n. inal. ṇotaō; n. constr. ṇotan.   fault; grudge.  

1. Jab lo ṇotaan armej.   Don't criticize others.  

2. Jab ṇotaik eō.   Don't hold a grudge against me.  

ṇọb   {ṇʷab}.   Also ṇab {ṇab}.   n. al.; v. intr.; v. caus. kọṇṇọbḷọk; v. distrib. ṇoṇọbṇab (eṇṇọbṇab); n. constr. ṇọbin.   popping sound.  

1. Eṇṇọbṇab buḷōn kōḷọk eo.   Popping sounds kept coming out of the forest fire.  

ṇọkneej   {ṇakʷneyej}.   Variant form of ṇokwanej {ṇekʷanyej}.  

ṇōj   {ṇej}.   Variant form of ṇoj {ñej}.  

ṇōṇ-   See ṇṇ-.  

ṇōṇooj   {ṇeṇewej}.   Dial. W: eṇṇooj {yeṇṇewej}, E: ṇōṇooj {ṇeṇewej}.   n. al.; v. intr., tr. ṇooj(e); n. inal. ṇōṇoojū; v. distrib. ṇoṇooj; n. constr. ṇōṇoojin; v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj; perf. ṇojak).   hide; conceal; keep secret.  

1. Eṇojak.   It's hidden.  

2. Kwōn ṇooj pija ṇe.   Hide that picture.  

3. Ṇooje peba kaṇe.   Hide the papers.  

4. Ṇoojtok juon liṃō pia.   Sneak in a beer for me.  

5. Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.   These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8  

ṇōṇōjṇōj   {ṇeṇejṇej}.   Dial. W: eṇṇōjṇōj {yeṇṇejṇej}, E: ṇōṇōjṇōj {ṇeṇejṇej}.   n. al.; v. intr. ṇōṇōjṇōj (eṇṇōjṇōj) tr. ṇōjje; n. inal. ṇōṇōjṇōjū (eṇṇōjṇōjū); v. caus. kōṇṇōjṇōj; n. caus. pers. ri-kōṇṇōjṇōj; v. distrib. ṇōṇōjṇōj (eṇṇōjṇōj); n. constr. ṇōṇōjṇōjin (eṇṇōjṇōjin); v. dir. ~ tok/ḷọk/waj.   snapping or cracking sound.  

1. Jab kaṇṇōjṇōje peiṃ.   Stop cracking your knuckles.  

ṇōṇōk   {ṇeṇek}.   Dial. W: eṇṇōk {yeṇṇek}, E: ṇōṇōk {ṇeṇek}.   n. al.; v. adj.; v. distrib. ṇōṇōkṇōk (eṇṇōkṇōk); n. constr. ṇōṇōkin.   sharp pain as from a whip or a burn; sting; pang.  

1. Eṇṇōk peiū ke rej wāiki.   My arm hurt when I got a shot.  

2. Eṇṇōkṇōk ānbwinnū kōn kar kakōtkōt buḷōn wōt.   My body stung all over after running through the rain.  

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