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anTa in ej kaabore an wa in etal?What's impeding the progress of this boat?abor
 Ad eṇ an Tiṃur.A cloud formation signifying an approaching storm.ad
 Addikdū ekōṃṃan an abṇōṇō.My looking at her out of the corner of my eye made her nervous.addikdik
 Eḷap an ḷadik eṇ addimejmej.That boy is sickly.addimej
 Jema ekar kate wōt ak elukkuun alikkar an dedodo im addiṃakoko.Father was doing his best to persevere but it was obvious that he was growing hopeless and uneasy. P1027addiṃakoko
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ōt in?Where is the wind coming from?
ānEibwijleplepe ān eo.The strong high tide covers the island with water.ibwijleplep
 Ta ṇe ekōjedkajuuk ami ilọk jān ān in?What makes you to leave the island so suddenly?jedkaju
 Ḷañ eo ear kajirūṃleik iarin ān eo.The storm made the lagoon side of the island steep.jirūṃle
 Bao eo ear jokwadikdikḷọk ñan ān eo em jok ioon bok.The bird flew low toward the island and landed on the sand.jokwadikdik
 Raar kōkālọk er jān ān eo.They were ousted from the island.kōkālọk
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AbbaanAbbaan (abbain) Amedka men eo.That was a dynamite of American origin.abba
daanAinṃakeḷọk bōb eṇ daan.Clean the leaves from the pandanus stem for him.ainṃak
 Daan irooj ajjipek.Ajjipek is for chiefs.ajjipek
 Ear tọọrḷọk da eo daan ioon debwāāl.His blood flowed on the cross.da
 Daan wōn bōb e?Whose pandanus is this?daa-
 Ej jab daan ṃōḷoIt's not very cold.daan
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dadaanMokwaṇ dadaan AelokIt's uncooked juice of the Aelok pandanus variety, mixed with crated coconut.Aelok
EjjabdaanEjjabdaan lōñ bōb āninThere are not many pandanus on this island.ejjabdaan
 Ejjabdaan lōñ armej in Ṃajōḷ keidi ñan Kuam.There are not as many Marshallese as there are Guamanians.ejjabdaan
 Ejjabdaan lap wa eo eaar itok.The ship that came wasn't that large.ejjabdaan
iaanKōrā eṇ ej make wōt bōbōk (ebbōk) iaan kōrin āninThat woman is the nosiest on this island.bōbōk
 Idoori pilawā ko iturierro innem kwaḷọk tok juon tūre, juon bakbōk im jake ḷọk men ko im Bojin eo ebōk bakbōk eo im jiḷaiti juon iaan ḷoob ko im kōmjel idaak im ṃōñāI put down the bread next to them and then found a tray, a small knife, and handed them over, and the Boatswain took the knife and sliced one of the loaves and we all ate and drank. P269dedoor
 Alfred ej juon iaan ri-eojojo ro jota.Alfred is one of the the men who went fishing with the eojojo method last night.eojojo
 Ewi wōt iaan jōōt kwokōṇaan?Which one of the shirts do you prefer?ewi
 Juon iaan ri-iiaak ek ro di ear dibōj pein.One of the women who removed bones from the fish, a bone got into her finger.iiaak
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JāānJāān kaṇ an rōkaakajeikḷọk jān ṃoktaHis wealth has made him feel more important than previously.akaje
 Arōk jāān.Greedy for money.arōk
 Letok ḷalem jāān em kabweḷọk oṇāān juon jikka.Lend me a nickel so I'll have enough money for some cigarettes.bwe
 Kwōn jab kattōñtōñi jāān dekā kaṇe bwe jouwaroñ.Stop clinking those coins because we're annoyed by the noise.jāān dekā
 Kwōmaroñ ke jānijitok jāān eCan you change this money for me?jānij
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PijaanPijaan wōn e?Whose likeness is this? Who is this a picture of?pijaa-
jōṃjāānAolep jōṃjāān jōṃjatin raṇ im jejakmeejej (ejjakmeejej).All of those siblings have dark skin.jakmeej
kōjaanIj ba wōt ijin ak etar tok juon ṇo im depet kōjaan wa eo.Right as I said it a wave smashed up against the side of the boat. P597depdep
 Ij ba wōt ijin ak etar tok juon ṇo im depet kōjaan wa eo.Right as I said it a wave smashed up against the side of the boat. P597kōja
 Ej jok wōt turin injin eo ak eṃōkaj im kōṃadṃōde jet men i kōjaan injin eo.He landed next to the engine and started to tinker with some things on the side of it. P615kōja
kōjāānKoṃro kōjāān dekātokYou two go and get change to coins.jāān dekā
kaanEmaat kaan wa eo.The boat ran out of fuel.kaan
 Injin e kaan tijeḷThis motor runs on diesel.kaan
 Emaat kaan kijek eṇ.That fire doesn't have any more fuel.kaan
 Eṃōj kaan keek eo.Someone took some of the cake.kōkaan
 Kab kaiur bwe ṃōttan wōt jidik ekun injin e admān bwe emaat kaan.And hurry up. The engine is about to shut off because there’s only a little bit of fuel left.P570kaiur
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kāānJatiin rej jitnen ṃōṃō ilowaan kāān.Sardines are packed head to tail in cans.jitnen ṃōṃō
 Eṃṃan kāān.She has a good figure. He is well built.
 Ejjeḷọk kāān wāto eṇ.There are no trees on that tract.kāān
 Jab kijer in eṃṃakūtkūt bwe kōjro kōmaat ḷọk kāān in ṇa lowaan tāāñ e, innem kwōmaroñ jino aṃ ānen,” Jema eba tok.Don’t move yet. We need to empty the rest of this can into the engine and then you can continue bailing water,” Father said. P602maat
 Raij im pilawā, jukwa, im ṃōñā ko jet ilo kāān rej itok jān Amedka, Aujterelia, kab Jepaan.Rice and flour, sugar and other foods in cans come from America, Australia, and Japan. S6kāān
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kāāñKwōn etal ippān kāāñ eṇ ṃōttaṃGo join your own gang.kāāñ
JekakaanJekakaan wōn in?Who made this jekakajekaka
ṇakaanKwōn ṇakaan wa eṇ waan im jab miin.Give him some fuel and don't be stingy.ṇakaan
 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?ṇakaan
ri-ṇakaanEba ñan e, "Ta, ña ri-ṇakaan wa ṇe waaṃ?"She told him, "What am I, fueler of your car?"ṇakaan
ekkaanJoñan eo ej jañin kōkaan (ekkaan) ṇeThat's the unused portion of it.jañin kōkaan
 Ejjañin kōkaan (ekkaan) pāāk in pilawā ṇeThat sack of flour has not been opened yet. (It is still intact.)kōkaan
 Ej jañin kōkaan (ekkaan) paāk in raij eo.Nothing has been taken out of the bag of rice.jañin kōkaan
eraane-bōkāānEḷaññe eraane-bōkāān, kiiō eiien an kajokkor.When it is ready for a bottle,” that is the time to put a bottle on it. S19raane-bōkāān
 Eḷaññe eraane-bōkāān, kiiō eiien an kajokkor.When it is ready for a bottle,” that is the time to put a bottle on it. S19kajokkor
kōkaanJoñan eo ej jañin kōkaan (ekkaan) ṇeThat's the unused portion of it.jañin kōkaan
 Ejjañin kōkaan (ekkaan) pāāk in pilawā ṇeThat sack of flour has not been opened yet. (It is still intact.)kōkaan
 Ej jañin kōkaan (ekkaan) paāk in raij eo.Nothing has been taken out of the bag of rice.jañin kōkaan
LaanLaan baoA flock of birds (fishing).la
 Laan ekA school of fish (chasing another school.)la
ḷaanArmej ro ioon wab eo rōkar loe im kōṃṃan ḷaan an maroñ kōnono tok.The people on the pier saw him and made way for him so he could speak. P452iaḷ
EḷāānEḷāān peiūI have four of a kind.ḷāān
jeḷaanEkar unoke im kōkāāle ijoko ekar wōr kurar bajjek ie ke ri-pālle ro rōkōn leāne lemeto jeḷaan tima ko waer eake.He painted it and fixed the places where there were scratches from when they used to use the boat to set sailors ashore. P13leāne-lemeto
 Wa in ṃōṃkaj kar boojin eakto ektak jeḷaan tiṃa ko waan Navy eo an America.Before, this boat was a cargo ship, belonging to the American Navy sailors. P3booj
ankilaanLo eok Jānwōde ñe eṃṃan mōur im ankilaan IroojSee you in January if my health's OK and it's the Lord's will.ankilaa-
ṇawōjḷāānNaaj aikuj ṇawōjḷāān tipñōl ṇe bwe en maroñ jejrakrōk.The tipñōl will need a sail to go anywhere.ṇawōjlāān
wūjḷāānḶōṃaro raṇ rej aekōrāik wūjḷāān tipñōl eṇ.The men are there fastening the sail to the boom.aekōrā
kōḷaanEttoon kōḷaan jōōt ṇe aṃ.Your shirt collar is soiled.kōḷa
akwōlāānEuwi wōt akwōlāān Likiep jān aolep aelōñ.The akwōlā fish of Likiep are the best of them all.akwōlā
maañRaar bōlbōl maañ in amiṃōṇo.They gathered pandanus leaves for making handicraft.bōlbōl
 Men ko rej kōjerbali ñan bubu remaroñ kimej, juubub, maañ, ekkwaḷ, dekā, im bōlōk.The things used for divination could be coconut fronds, shoots, pandanus leaves, sennit, stones, and leaves. S21bubu
 Rej kōṃṃan idin ḷōḷō jān maañ.Weaving strands are made of pandanus leaves.id
 Iden jaki eṇ kōṃṃan jān maañ rarThe weaving strips of the mat are made from pandanus leaves dried by fire.iden
 Jerbal eo an lelḷap eṇ ej ri-jāljel maañ.The old woman's job is to make rolls of pandanus leaves.jāljel
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ṃaanKakkōt kaallọke ṃaan aṃ bu.Aim well before shooting.allọk
 Eamḷap kōnke ej ṃaan bwijHe's got lots of land because he's the head of his lineage.amḷap
 Wa eo eṇ eatartar ṃaan wabThe ship is tied up at the end of the pier.atartar
 Ej ṃōjin ak ibar tōbtōb ṃaan ḷọk im ḷak ijo ippān injin eo, ijibwe tok bakōj eo im jino ānene ḷọk dān eo ṇa ie.When I was done, I pulled myself to where the engine was, picked up the bucket, and started to bail out the rest of the water. P605ānen
 Buñraakkin ṃaan tieṃ ear kabwebweik .Your sweet lips fooled me completely.buñraak
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EmāāṇEmāāṇ kinej e peiū.The wound on my arm burns.māāṇ
 Rōḷak tọọr tok ñan lowaan meja emāāṇ ḷam jako.Beads of sweat had gone into my eyes and they were really burning. P992ḷam jako
aeṃaanKwōjeḷā ke aeṃaan?Do you know how to fasten the edge of the sail to the gaff of the canoe?aeṃaan
jeṃaanEṃṃan al in jeṃaan ippaThe oldtime songs are my favorites.jeṃaan
 Iar loe jeṃaan.I saw her some time ago.jeṃaan
 Ri-Nibboñ raar kōkat (ekkat) kiudi i Ṃajeḷ jeṃaan.The Japanese planted kiudi in the Marshalls during their time there / back then.kiudi
 Kwoḷak kar itok jeṃaan, jej jañin bar lo eok ñan kiiō.You came back a long time ago, but we haven’t seen you since then. P104ḷak
 Errukruk armej in jeṃaan.This person used to be covered with sores.ruk
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Ri-jeṃaanRi-jeṃaan ejeja aer nañinmej.People in olden times didn't get sick easily.jeṃaan
memaanEj memaan (emmaan) iarIt's anchored on the lagoon side.ar
 Ālikin an kaaṃtōūki eḷak memaan ilo aba eṇ Kuajleen emmejaja ṇa ioon dān.After he repaired it, he anchored it in the Kwajalein harbor, and it looked very beautiful on the water. P14kaaṃtō
iṃaanBao kaṇ rej kātilmaak iṃaan wa in.Those birds are flying up and down in front of this boat.kātilmaak
 Euwe ṇo boñol eo iṃaan wa eo im kwōppeḷọkḷọk iḷokwan.The monstrous wave mounted at the bow of the ship and gushed out at its stern.kwōppeḷọk
 Raar ānin tok ri-ṇaruōn eo ñan iṃaan mejān jāj eo.The plaintiff was brought before the judge.ṇaruon
 Eor ke wa iṃaan wab eṇ?Is there a ship at the pier?wab
 Ewōr ke abọọn wiiḷ ṇe iṃaan?Does the front wheel have a fender?abọ
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reiṃaanJebboñon eo juon imake ruj im ḷak reilik reiṃaan i lowaan wa eo, eejej eṇ ikar loe ak ña wōt.The next morning I woke up on my own and looked all around but didn’t see anyone else. P955ejej
 Jebboñon eo juon imake ruj im ḷak reilik reiṃaan i lowaan wa eo, eejej eṇ ikar loe ak ña wōt.The next morning I woke up on my own and looked all around but didn’t see anyone else. P955jibboñ
reilik-reiṃaanIj reilik-reiṃaan ilowaan naan kaṇe aṃ im kile ke rōṃṃan im weppān.My critical judgment tells me that your ideas are excellent.reilik-reiṃaan
jimāāṇEbooḷtōñtōñ aebōj jimāāṇ eo kōn dānnin wōt.The concrete cistern overflowed with rain water.booḷtōñtōñ
 Ewi toon aṃ amān dān eṇ ilo aebōj jimāāṇ ṇe aṃ?How long does the water in your cistern last you? or How long do you get to use the water in your cistern?amān
 Etūkanne aebōj jimāāṇ eṇ an.His cistern holds a lot of water.tūkanne
 Ekobbwā ḷọk aebōj jimāāṇ e jān ṇe aṃ.My water cistern holds more water than yours.kobbwā
ejṃaanRaar kōjabil ḷọk ejṃaan eoThey rolled the stone away.ejṃaan
 Ejabwilḷọk ejṃaan eoThe boulder rolled over.ejṃaan
BilijmāāṇBilijmāāṇ ro raar kajitūkin ri-kọọt eo.The policemen interrogated the robber.kajitūkin
BwilijmāāṇBwilijmāāṇ ro raar apare būrejtōn eo.The police escorted the president.apar
 Raar kaūūk bwilijmāāṇ eoThey made faces at the policeman.kaū
 Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar kōpāte an kọọt.The police caught him stealing.pāte
 Bwilijmāāṇ ro rej waje ṃweo ṃōn būreejtōn eo.The police guard the president's house.waj
 Bwilijmāāṇ ro rej kajjojo waj.The police take turns standing guard.waj
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bwilijṃāāṇKairuj tok bwilijṃāāṇ bwe ren lale ri-kadek rej ire.Call the policemen to take care of the drunkards who are fighting.iruj
būlijmāāṇJekdọọn būlijmāāṇ ñe kwōj jiktok.Never mind policemen whenever you come into my mind (words from a song).jekdọọn
ḷeikṃaanEnno jowaanroñ in ḷeikṃaan.The juice extracted from the Ḷeikṃaan pandanus is deliciousjowaanroñ
emmaanEj memaan (emmaan) iarIt's anchored on the lagoon side.ar
eṃṃaanEjjeḷọk wōt ārpej in ṇe eṃṃaan.That fellow is really a weakling.ārpej
 Ja eo jān eṃṃaan.(words from a chant).ja
 Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.kadkadmootot
 Juon eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) kōkanunu ekkanunuear itok ilo baḷuun eo.A dwarfed man came on the plane.kanu
 Ṃōṃaan (Eṃṃaan) kapeelel men eṇ.He's definitely an astute fellow.kapeel
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eṃṃaaṇKōrā ebanban jān ṃōṃaaṇ (eṃṃaaṇ).Women are weaker than men.banban
jeṃṃaanJab keroro bwe jeṃṃaan ṇe tok.Shut up for the boss is coming.jeṃṃaan
 Ejjeḷọk men eṇ eoonjak kōn an bar nana taṃṃwin jeṃṃaan.Nothing went right due to the boss's bad disposition.wōnjak
 Jekdọọn ak inaaj bar kajjioñ ṃōk kōnono ippān jeṃṃaan.”But no matter what, I will try to talk with him. P132jeṃṃaan
 Jeṃṃaan ṇe meto tak,” Bojin eo ekar kate wōt im ba kōn an kuborbor.The boss is coming this way,” the Boatswain said through a mouthful of food. P270jeṃṃaan
 Āinwōt ejatdik an eddo jeṃṃaan.”The old man is surprisingly heavy.” P1052jeṃṃaan
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irooj-emṃaanKwōj irooj-emṃaan kiiō bwe eṃōj aṃ pāleek lerooj eṇ.You are now an Iroojemṃaan because you have taken that lerooj as your wife.irooj-eṃṃaan
jiṃṃaanEamṇak kōn an kar peran jiṃṃaan ilo pata.He has a lot of land as a result of his grandfather's bravery in battles.amṇak
 Ḷadik eṇ ej etṇake jiṃṃaan.That boy is named after his grandfather.etṇake
 Jiṃṃaan ear jepwaḷe.His grandfather slapped him on the back of the head.jepwaḷ
jaṃlik-jōṃṃaanJen kūkure (ikkure) jaṃlik-jōṃṃaan kōn bọọḷ ṇe nejiṃ.Let's play kickball with your ball.jaṃlik-jōṃṃaan
wōnṃaanḶak ke ejjeḷọk men eṇ Kapen eo eba, Jema ejujen wōnṃaan ḷọk wōt.Since the Captain didn’t say anything, Father went on. P734jujen
 Jān iien eo im wōnṃaan ḷọk, āinwōt emej nukun.From then on, he looked like a member of his family had died. P880nukwi
 Ḷeo enaaj wōnṃaan ñan kōj ṇeHe'll be our spokesman if we need one.wōnṃaan
 Kwōj wōnṃaan ñan ñāātHow far do you intend to move up?wōnṃaan
 Ḷak ke ejej eṇ ekkōnono, ejujen wōnṃaan ḷọk wōt.Since no one else said anything, he continued. P924ejej
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IwōnṃaanIwōnṃaan ḷọk ñan ḷobōrwaan wa eo im kadedeḷọk ṃabuñI went up to the bow of the boat and finished my breakfast. P273wōnṃaan
 Erjel kar kōnono wōt ak iwōnṃaan ḷọkAs the three of them talked I went up to the bow of the boat. P532wōnṃaan
kōmaañLiṃaro rej kōmaañ ajin ṃweoThe women are looking for pandanus leaves to thatch this house.aj
loṃaanJoñan an loṃaan ke ej rọọltok, iban ba.I cannot describe how arrogant he was when he returned.loṃaan
 Kwōn jab kọwajwaje bwe enaaj loṃaan.I wouldn't let her wear a watch or she'll get arrogant.wajwaj
ṃōṃaanIj keememej ḷọk wōt ke ikar uwe ippān Jema kab ruo ṃōṃaan ilo juon booj jidikdik eo roñoul ruo ne aitokan im jiljino ne depakpakin.I still remember when I sailed with Father and two other men on a small boat that was twenty-two feet long and six feet wide. P1depakpak
 Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.kadkadmootot
 Juon eṇ ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) kōkanunu ekkanunuear itok ilo baḷuun eo.A dwarfed man came on the plane.kanu
 Ṃōṃaan (Eṃṃaan) kapeelel men eṇ.He's definitely an astute fellow.kapeel
 Kain rot ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ke eokkorkor.What kind of a man is he that gets scared so easily?kor
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ṃōṃaaṇKōrā ebanban jān ṃōṃaaṇ (eṃṃaaṇ).Women are weaker than men.banban
AmetōṃaanAmetōṃaan ia ṇe kijōṃ?Where did you get your candy?ametōṃa
ajorṃaanJuon eo koṇa ajorṃaan.I hooked an exceptionally big fish.ajorṃaan
 Ajorṃaan men ṇe.”That’s a huge fish.” P1308ajorṃaan
EajorṃaanEajorṃaan ek eo koṇan.The fish he caught was huge.ajorṃaan
jitṃaanEkar aikuj jitlik jitṃaan.It had to flop backwards and forwards. P1312jit
ituṃaanIjujen wōnṃaanḷọk ñan lowaan ṃweo ituṃaan im bōk liktak ḷaṇtōn eo.So I went ahead inside the boat in front of him and brought back the lantern. P139lik
 Ijujen wōnṃaanḷọk ñan lowaan ṃweo ituṃaan im bōk liktak ḷaṇtōn eo.So I went ahead inside the boat in front of him and brought back the lantern. P139tu
naanAṃtōkū ekōṃṃan an bōd ba naan eoMy biting my lips made me mispronounce the word.aṃtōk
 Kōrā eḷap aer arōk naan.Women like to gossip.arōk naan
 Ej tar bōōjōje naan ko ñan armej ro.He is starting to spread the word to the people.bōōjōj
 Ke ikar roñ naan kein an Kapen eo, iḷōmṇak im bwilōñ bajjek ippa taunin an Jema maroñ kile ṇoin likin Pikeej jān ṃōṃakūtkūtin wa eo ak Kapen eo eba ej aikuj kar lo kōn mejān.When I heard the Captain say this, I thought about it and was amazed that Father was able to recognize the waves on the ocean side of Pikeej from the movement of the boat while the Captain says he needs to actually see them. P799bwilōñ
 Naan eo ekōṃṃan an dedodo (eddodo).The news made him feel melancholy.dedo
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māṇāāṇKōm ar ṇaballier jet nuknuk māṇāāṇ.We provided them some warm clothes.ṇaballin
pinanaanEnnọ leen abōl pinanaan NaṃdikNaṃdik has good tasting apple bananas.abōḷ
EnaanEnaan mera likao eṇ.He's a soft-spoken man.naan mera
 Ejjeḷọk enaan ije ij tan eọroñ enaan ippaṃ,” ḷōḷḷap eo euwaak.I’ve got no news; I was going to see what’s going on with you,” the old man answered. P75uwaak
 Ejjeḷọk enaan ije ij tan eọroñ enaan ippaṃ,” ḷōḷḷap eo euwaak.I’ve got no news; I was going to see what’s going on with you,” the old man answered. P75uwaak
NenaanNenaan (Ennaan) eo ekāiruji lọjiō.The news thrilled me.iruj lọjie-
 Ta nenaan (ennaan) bajjek? ...Ej ja jejeḷọk ejjeḷọkwōt.Any news yet? ... Nothing yet.ja
 Ewi nenaan (ennaan)?What's new?naan
 Jet rej wātin bwilōñ eake kōmmān, jet rej wātin eoroñ nenaan, ak jet rej wātin tok ippāmmān.Some came to wonder about ever seeing the four of us back, some came by to listen to our story, and others to say that they missed us and were glad to see the four of us again. P1340ippa-
 Eor ta nenaan bajjek?”What’s new?” P74nenaan
JeeknaanJeeknaan rej jijet laḷ.Commoners sit on the floor.jeeknaan
 Jab kōkarrūkarōkḷọk (ekkarrūkarōkḷọk) eok bwe kwe jeeknaan.Don't try and get yourself accepted (by doing different things) because you're only second class.kōkar
 Jeeknaan in buḷōn mar.A bush native (kanaka).jeeknaan
kajeeknaanKwōn jab kajeeknaan.Don't look for low class people.jeeknaan
ennaanEajāllik an ennaan.His words have consequences.ajāllik
 Nenaan (Ennaan) eo ekāiruji lọjiō.The news thrilled me.iruj lọjie-
 Ta nenaan (ennaan) bajjek? ...Ej ja jejeḷọk ejjeḷọkwōt.Any news yet? ... Nothing yet.ja
 Ewi nenaan (ennaan)?What's new?naan
 Eajāllik ḷọk an ennaan jān ñaHer words carry more weight than mine.ajāllik
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kōnnaanIj kajineete eok ke eañjarjar an lōḷḷap eṇ kōnnaan.I'm warning you beforehand that she is an old lady with a sharp tongue.añjarjar
 Jimañūñ eban jab kaaplouk an kōnnaan.Toddy always slurs his speech.aplo
 Ebbaibōḷbōḷ an kōnnaan.He's always quoting scripture.Baibōḷ
 Ia ṇe kwōj kōnnaan tok jāne?Where are you calling from?ia
 Aṃ kōnnaan rot ṇe ekakotok-kilin.Your language gives her the chills.kotok-kilin
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jabōnkōnnaanJuon in jabōnkōnnaan, "Ṃōkajkaji jeljeli batbati.Here is a proverb, "Haste makes waste."jabōnkōnnaan
LōññaanLōññaan lieṇ emaroñ bōk jilñuul minit ñan pukot uwaak eo an.The riddle about that woman can take 30 minutes to solve.lōñña
oṇāānEjjeḷọk baj bōlejin oṇāān ṃweiuk raan kein.The price of goods nowadays is really extravagant.bōlej
 Ebuñlọk oṇāān wainiThe price of copra has gone down.buñlọk
 Eḷak epaak an maat jikka, ebūḷake oṇāān.When the cigarettes were nearly sold out, he raised the price.būḷak
 Letok ḷalem jāān em kabweḷọk oṇāān juon jikka.Lend me a nickel so I'll have enough money for some cigarettes.bwe
 Ejjeḷọk dejeñjeñ in oṇāān ṃweiuk kaṇe.Those goods are awfully expensive.dejeñ
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kōṇaanIboor im ijjab kōṇaan pijjaI throw wildly and I don't want to be a pitcher.boor
 Eba jaab em kadikāāḷāḷ kōṇaan ko an.She said no and thwarted his desires.dikāāḷāḷ
 Kwōn jab kōṇaan jejepjep (ejjepjep).Don't always be so biased.jep
 Ejiktok kōṇaan idaakI'm dying for a drink.jiktok
 Koṃwin katak kaarmejjete kōṇaan ko an kanniōk.You must learn to renounce the temptations of the flesh.kaarmejjet
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EkōnaanEkōnaan keDoes he like it? does he want it?kōṇaan
ekōṇaanekōṇan bwin (ekōṇaan bwe in) irar ippaṃ le raan im boñ.I'd love to have her cuddle close to me night and day -- words from a love song.irar
 Ekōṇaan kakkōṇak ajri.She likes to dress children.kōkōṇak
 Kijak eṇ ekōṇaan ruṃwijHe's usually late.kōṇaan
 Elle bwe ekōṇaan jab roñjake kōnnaan.It serves him right because he didn't follow the advice.lele
 Kwōn kariiñiñi bwe ekōṇaan riiñiñPut a ring on her because she likes to wear a ring.riiñiñ
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jekōṇaanJej aikuj jibadbad im jab aipādpād ñe jekōṇaan ḷeWe have to have ambition and not be phlegmatic if we want to succeed.jibadbad
IkoṇaanIkoṇaan aerār waj ippaṃ.I want to touch shoulders with you.aerār
IkōṇaanIkōṇaan ap jab ṇe wōjaṃ.I like your method.ap
 Ej kab iañaktok im ikōṇaan etal jikuuḷ.I just came to my senses and I want to go to school.iañak
 Ikōṇaan kakkije jān rijeje.I wish to resign as scribe.kakkije
 Ikōṇaan bwe in bōk kiibbuun anemkwōj ioon tawūn aṃ.I'd like to take my liberty pass in your town -- words from a love song.kiibbu
 Ikōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.I want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).kut
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KokōṇaanKokōṇaan ke kāre lọwob?Would you like to take me on?kāre lọwob
 Kokōṇaan ke kọjeke kọọj ṇe kọọjerro?Would you like to use my blanket?kọọj
 Ṃōñā rot eṇ kokōṇaan ṃōñāWhat kind of food do you like?rot
rōkōṇaanKiiō aolep al jān aolep aelōñ rej jañ ilo mejatoto im armej remaroñ in kālet ko rōkōṇaan, ko rōṃṃan, ak ko renana.Now all songs from all islands are heard on the air, and people can choose those they like—those that are good and those that are not. S26mejatoto
 Eḷmāer ke rōkōṇaan eọñwōd ippād ak raabwin jipañ kōj kōmọọr.What should we do with them, as they want to go fishing with us but don't want to help us look for bait.eḷmān
kwokōṇaanIbarāinwōt jeḷā ke kwokōṇaan itokI also know that you want to come.barāinwōt
 Ewi wōt iaan jōōt kwokōṇaan?Which one of the shirts do you prefer?ewi
 Kwokōṇaan ke bar ṃōñā? ...Koṃṃool ak ej ja ṃōjDo you want something more to eat?... Thanks, but I've had enough for now.ja
 Kōṃṃan ta kwokōṇaan.Do what you please.kōṇaan
 Kwokōṇaan ke itok ippa kōjro etal in kaaj tok jālele in jota?Would you like to go with me to get some livers for dinner?aj
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kwōkōṇaanNejū, kwōnaaj bar pād ijo kar jikūṃ ṃokta, ñe kwōkōṇaan,” Jema eba.Son, go back to the same place you were before if you want,” Father said. P743kōṇaan
wōṇaānJaṃōṇ in iṃōn wia ta ṇe ekanooj ḷap wōṇaān?What store did you buy that expensive salmon from?jaṃōṇ
wōṇāānEklejia eṇ ej allōñijuuki wōṇāān ṃōn jar kāāl eṇ aer.That congregation is using their monthly contributions to build their new church.allōñ iju
 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.ṇautōn
 En baj abōntọun wōt wōṇāān ṃweiuk raan kein?Why do the prices of goods fluctuate so much nowadays?abōṇtọun
 Komaroñ ke jerbale tok wōṇāān waini e .Could you calculate the amount I will get from the copra I am selling?jerbal
 Ewōr joñan in joñoul jiṃa taḷa wōṇāān juuj e .There is a little more than ten dollars for my shoes.jiṃa
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ṇawōṇāānRaar ṇawōṇāān ekkar ñan jeḷā eo an.He got paid according to his skills.ṇawōṇāān
 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.ṇawōṇāān
kuṇaanEjeḷā kuṇaan ñaṇ ruwamāejet.She has diplomacy with her visitors.jeḷā kuṇaa-
 Ejeḷā kuṇaan ñan raṇ nukun.He takes care of his responsibilities toward his relatives.jeḷā kuṇaa-
 Ejọuñḷọk wōt ije kuṇaan Tony jān Alfred.Tony's contribution is less than Alfred's.jọuñ
 Ejeḷā kuṇaan.He does his share. He knows what to do.kuṇaa-
 Rej jennade im lale naaj jete taḷa kuṇaan juon eṃṃaan.They are calculating how much each man should contribute.jennade
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kuṇaaṇḶadik eṇ ejaje kuṇaaṇ ñan jinen im jemān.That boy is not thoughtful of his parents.jaje kuṇaa-
pāāñRej bwilijmāāṇe pāāñ eoThey are guarding the bank.bwilijmāāṇ
 Iar kadeḷọñ ṃaak ko ilo pāāñ.I deposited my money (definite) in the bank.deḷọñ
 Iar kaddeḷọñ ṃaak ilo pāāñ.I deposited my money in the bank.deḷọñ
 Epeḷḷọk ke pāāñ eṇIs the safe open?pāāñ
 Pāāñ eo ear kajjilibuwiḷọk aer tala.The bank gave each of them three hundred dollars.jilubukwi
JepaanEkije bae in Jepaan.Japanese bamboo is strong.bae
 Ij jab wia bajin Jepaan.I'm not buying Japanese buses.baj
 Baṃin Jepaan baṃ in.This is a Japanese pump.baṃ
 Baru in Jepaan men kaṇ rej jerbal kiiō ilo pij eṇ.Those are bulldozers from Japan working on the airfield.baru
 Rej baruuk pij eṇ bwe en ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) jepaan.They are bulldozing the airfield to make it level.baru
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riJepaanEọtōk kōppeḷọk ko an riJepaan ro ibaal.The Japanese fishing floats washed up on the reef.kōppeḷọk
 Ewūdmouj bwe nājin riJepaan.He's light-skinned because his father is Japanese.wūdmouj
ri-JepaanAn nejin ri-Jepaan ekaaiṇokkoikiHis being an offspring of a Japanese father gives him a light complexion.aiṇokko
 Eḷap jipañ an ri-Jepaan ñan ri-Ṃajōḷ.The Japanese really helped the Marshallese in developing the islands.Jepaan
 Tiṃa kein rōkein añkō iarin aelōñin Kuajleen ālikin wōt an ṃōj an ri-Amedka kar bōk aelōñ eṇ jān ri-Jepaan ro ilo tariṇae eo kein karuo an laḷ in.After the Americans took the island from the Japanese in World War II, they used to anchor these ships in the Kwajalein lagoon. P4ri-
adipāānEnnọ ke adipāān āniinAre the adipā fish of this island good?adipā
ṇaṃaanpāānRaar ebbōktok bu im ṃaanpāik (ṇaṃaanpāān) kumi eo.They brought guns and armed the group.ṃaanpā
raanAduwadoier, kōrāān Ṃajeḷ in raan keinTheir way of carrying things in a basket, today's Marshallese women, that is.aduwado
 Ealboke raan wōjke eo.The tree sported lots of buds.albok
 An mej eṇ kiki in raan.That's his shortcoming, taking naps.an mej eṇ
 Koṃro kar kile ke an añināne raan eo ak kiiō eñin eḷak detak ekalikkar ad ettoḷọk jān āneDidn’t the two of you notice from the way the wind was blowing that we were on the lee side of the island, but now as the wind blows, it’s clear we’re at a distance from the island? P922
 Badik jān raan ṇe bwe enaaj itaak bōraṃ ie.Duck under the branch of that breadfruit tree or your head will bump it.badik
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eraanIba ippa make, Eban ñe eraan.”I said to myself, I don’t believe there’s daylight already.” P221ban
 Bōlen eṃṃan ñe kōjjel jino ākto aḷaḷ kiin ṇa i lọjet im pojak ñan ñe eraan im merame mejān Injinia ñan an ṃadṃōde injin ṇe,” Kapen eo eba.Maybe we should start unloading some of this lumber into the water so that we’ll be ready when there’s enough light for the Engineer to see and start fixing the engine,” the Captain said. P668ṃadṃōd
 Ejej eṇ ekar bar kōnono iuṃwin jet minit, innem Jema ekalimjek ḷọk awa eo i kiin ṃōn injin eo tu lōñ im ba, Bwe ke eraan.No one said anything for a few minutes until Father looked at the clock hanging in the engine room and said, But it is morning. P657kallimjek
AerāānAerāān tiljekThe shouldering of a careful person.aerā
iraanEkkar ñan ṃantin aelōñ kein ri-aluej ej armej rot eṇ ej kọkkure ṃanet im al iraan wōjke kaṇ.According to traditional custom a person who sings upon trees commits a social blunder.aluej
 Kwōn jab allitoto iraan ṇe bwe enaaj bwilọk.Don't dangle on the branch of the breadfruit tree because you'll break it.allitoto
 Ṃañke eo ej allitoto iraan wōjke eo.The monkey was dangling on the branches of the tree.allitoto
 Taunin aṃ kọkkure ṃanet im aluej iraan ṇeWhy do you break the taboo and sing up on that breadfruit tree?aluej
 Ejjatinin iraan tebōḷ ṇeSardine scraps are all over the table.jatiin
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raanñanraanEjako raanñanraan eo ilo pata eo ḷọkI lost my diary during the last war.raan ñan raan
kaboraañRemoot in kaboraañ.They went looking for stingrays.boraañ
kōrāānAduwadoier, kōrāān Ṃajeḷ in raan kein.Their way of carrying things in a basket, today's Marshallese women, that is.aduwado
jorraānJab iṇoṇooj injin ṇe bwe enaaj jorraān.Don't tamper with the engine or you will break it.iṇoṇooj
jorrāānKwōjab aelellaḷ bwe kwōnāj jorrāān.Control your lust before it ruins you.aelellaḷ
 Ainikien bōklōkōtin Jetōb Kwōjarjar ejipañe jān jorrāān.The voice of conscience of the Holy Spirit helped him.ainikien bōklōkōt
 Eaḷok im jorrāān.He broke the treatment taboos and ended up worse than before.aḷok
 Kwōj kab āteo jorrāān.Now you've really had it. (You were already in trouble but now….)āteo
 Emake naaj kar baj lukkuun ātin jorrāān.He would have really had it.ātin
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EjorrāānEjorrāān anōḷin waj e .The dial of my watch is broken.anōḷ
 Ejorrāān booj in mejiin e .The shuttle in my sewing machine is busted.booj
 Ejorrāān jikin niñniñ eṇ an.Her womb is malignant.jikin niñniñ
 Ejorrāān kaabretain injin eo an.His engine's carburetor is out of commission.kaabreta
 Ejorrāān ne kōṃṃan ko neen.He busted his artificial legs.kōṃṃan
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ijorrāānNaaj ta wūnoka ke ijorrāān.What's the remedy for relieving me of this heartache.wūno
rijorrāānEbarōke jān rijorrāān roHe shielded her from the hoodlums.barōk
 Rijorrāān men ṇeHe's a delinquent.ri-jorrāān
ri-jorrāānEbbarōk jān ri-jorrāān roHe was protected from the hoodlums.baar
kōrraanAk kiiō ke ebaj ditōb jenaaj aikuj kōrraan ñan jeḷati baib jet im lukkuun etali.”And since it’s still dark we are going to have to wait for daylight before I can take the whole thing apart and really look at it.” P631ditōb
KūraanIar akkauni jedọujij e iṃōn Kūraan.I bought my trousers on credit at Grant's store.akkaun
RūraanRūraan kein rōlukkuun rōreelel (erreelel).People nowadays are gullible.reel
tāāñJoñan an to an wōt, ebooḷtōñtōñ tāāñ eoIt rained so hard, the tank overflowed.booḷtōñtōñ
 Jema ekaiur im kotak tāāñ eo ṇa i mejatoto.Father quickly lifted the gas can up into the air. P598iur
 Idāpij banōḷ eo im Jema elutōk tok men eo kobban ñan lowaan tāāñ eo an injin eo.I held the funnel and Father poured the contents into the tank of the engine. P590dāpdep
 Kājjioñ jab kakkopkope aṃ teiñi tāāñ ṇe bwe kōjro maroñ po.Try not to make any gurgling sound as you fill the tank with gas or they'll catch us doing it.kokopkop
 Etke ilukkuun epaake tāāñ eo ak ikar jab roñ ainikien an kokopkop ke ej tōteiñ?”How come I was so close to the tank and yet I did not hear the sound of gasoline gurgling as it was being poured into it?” P592kokopkop
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EjetāāñEjetāāñ ni in jekaro en an Tony.The coconut tree of Tony's doesn't make much toddy.jatāāñ
 Ni jekaro eṇ ejetāāñ.The coconut tree that I have for making fresh toddy produced less than expected.jatāāñ
KwojetāāñKwojetāāñ.You don't have any sex appeal.jatāāñ
iwetaanEpād iwetaan ṃōṇeIt's east of the house.wetaa-
EpektaanEpektaan ḷeeṇHe's always defecating in odd places.pektaan
eñtaanKwaar jab eñtaan waanYou did not suffer in vain.waan
 Eḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.They (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.aa-
 Eḷap eñtaan kōn katak.I have a hard time with my studies.eñtaan
kāeñtaanAṃ jerbal nana enaaj kāeñtaan aṃ bōklōkōt.Your evil deeds shall torment your conscience.bōklōkōt
ri-eñtaanEkar juon ri-eñtaan jān ke ear dik.He has experienced suffering since he was a kid.eñtaan
kōtaanEkkar ñan bujen eo kōtaan Amedka im Maikronejia,....According to the agreement between the United States and Micronesia,....bujen
 Eiktok kōtaan kaṇe.The crack between those boards is closing up now.ik
 Eto wōt aerro kōtaan wāto kōn āneṇTheir feud over the island is a protracted one.kōtaan wāto
 Eḷap an memeḷo (emmeḷo) kōtaan ni .These coconut trees are widely spaced.memeḷo
 Wa eo ear wāwetok kōtaan wōd ko.The boat picked its way in between coral heads.wāwe
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ikōtaanJuon eo baj pako tiltil iaer ejaad alikkar an lāj jān aolep bwe ñe ej ikueaak ikōtaan pako ko jet, aolep im ewweaea ḷọkIt was obvious that one of the spotted sharks was fiercer than the rest because whenever it swam back and forth between the other sharks, they would all swim away. P1003ikueaak
 Enaaj or juon koṇ kāāl ikōtaan Amedka im aelōñ kein.There will be a new agreement made between the U.S. and these islands.koṇ
 Ikōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.I want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).kut
 Tōran ikōtaan Mājro im Jālwōj eḷap.The distance between Majuro and Jaluit is great.tōran
 Kōto in ej ukoktak ikōtaan eañōm rak.The wind keeps alternating between north and south.ukoktak
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lelotaanEṃṃan wōt ñe jej jijet wōt im kōnono,” Bojin eo ekwaḷọk an lelotaan.It must be nice to be able to just sit there and tell people what to do,” the Boatswain said with obvious resentment. P1288lotaan
EllotaanEllotaan kōn piik eo nājin ejako.He's complaining about his lost pig.lelotaan
ṇotaanJab lo ṇotaan armejDon't criticize others.ṇota
ellootaanIj jab tōmak bwe Kapen eṇ enaaj eọroñ bwe aolep iien ij leḷọk ḷōmṇak ñan e, ellootaan im ḷōkatipI don’t believe that the Captain will listen to me, because I’m always telling him what I think, worries and complaints. P128lelotaan
 Ij jab tōmak bwe Kapen eṇ enaaj eọroñ bwe aolep iien ij leḷọk ḷōmṇak ñan e, ellootaan im ḷōkatipI don’t believe that the Captain will listen to me, because I’m always telling him what I think, worries and complaints. P128ḷōkatip
waanJentoki ko raar apare inej in waan baaṃ ko.The fighters flew escort for the bombers.apar
 Ebat tipñōl eo waan ToniTony's sailing canoe is slow.bat
 Inej eo an Amedka ear barōk wa ko waan ri-Rojia jān aer itok ñan Kiuba.The American fleet blockaded Russian ships from coming to Cuba.bōbaar
 Ekabūromōj kōm ke rejeblaak ioon waan raun eo.It saddened us when they departed on the field trip.būroṃōj
 Raar bwilli waan TokeThey launched Toke's boat.bwil
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awaanKe ij tōprak ḷọk ioon teek iroñ an Kapen eo kōppeḷaak ikijjien awaan jebwebwe ko aerjeel Jema im Bojin.When I got back up to the deck I heard the Captain laying out steering duties for the three of them for the night. P536peḷaak
 Ke ij tōprak ḷọk ioon teek iroñ an Kapen eo kōppeḷaak ikijjien awaan jebwebwe ko aerjeel Jema im Bojin.When I got back up to the deck I heard the Captain planning out steering duties for the three of them for the night. P536aer
 Ke ij tōprak ḷọk ioon teek iroñ an Kapen eo kōppeḷaak ikijjien awaan jebwebwe ko aerjeel Jema im Bojin.When I got back up to the deck I heard the Captain planning out steering duties for the three of them for the night. P536kijjie-
 Innem ekar jino wātok ri-kōjjājet ke ejino epaak an awaan jerakAs the time for us to set sail approached, people to see us off started to arrive. P441kōjjājet
 Awaan waj ko adjeel kein,” ekar ba.Here are the watch hours for the three of us,” he said. P537awa
edwaanKwōnjab eḷḷọk ñan e bwe toojin edwaan bajjekDon't bother with him because he's not what he seems.toojin edwaan
 Enana wōdwōd edwaan bwe eidid.Its not good to chew wild pandanus because they can be itchy.edwaan
jeedwaanArmej jeedwaan eo eaar uññare ri-ṃweie eo kōnke ekwōle.The hungry tramp begged for food from the rich person.armej jeedwaan
 Armej jeedwaan in ia raṇe?Where are those strangers from?armej jeedwaan
 Armej jeedwaan rej jab ekkāālel.Strangers do not have a choice.armej jeedwaan
keedwaanRej keedwaan.They are looking for wild pandanus.edwaan
 Iien ñūta men in innem kōjro etal in keedwaan.We're in a famine situation so let's go look for wild pandanus to eat.edwaan
MejwaanJāānkun in ej kōṃṃan jān Mejwaan.Breadfruit jāānkun is made from the Mejwaan variety of breadfruit. S12Mejwaan
rōkeelwaanKanuknuk ro rōkeelwaan.Clothe the naked.keelwaan
AḷḷañinwaanIneen Aḷḷañinwaan aelōñ iōñ.It's a cutting taken from an Aḷḷañinwa plant brought in from the northern atolls.Aḷḷañinwa
kōnwaanIḷak ṃwijit kōnwaan bao eo, ewūdikke.When I cut the chicken's head off, it writhed in pain.wūdikke
lowaanKwōn etal in kāātete tok lowaan ṃweeṇ im lale ta eo kwomaroñ loe ie.Go and sniff around in that house and see what you might find in it.ātāt
 Ebbaidid lowaan ṃwiinThe smell of smoke was all over the room.baid
 Ebokboke lowaan ṃwiinThere is lots of sand in this house.bokbok
 Eborbore lowaan bōjọ e .There's sand inside my pants pocket.bor
 Kōṃro ej diwōjḷọk wōt ak eokkoḷọk lowaan ṃōn wia eo.We were going out when there was a crash inside the store. P163diwōj
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ilowaanIñak ñāāt wōt eo ekar lo animrokaṃro ilowaan iaḷ eo, kab etke ejeḷā ke kōṃro ej jibadek ḷọk ṃweoI don’t know when he saw a glimpse of us on the road, and why he knew we were trying to reach the house. P227animroka-
 Ḷeo edeḷọñ ḷọk ilowaan ruuṃ eo im ḷak diwōj tok ej jibwe ruo ḷoobwin pilawā, eṃōj an limi kōn peba būrawūn, ej ja āindeeo aer māāṇāṇ ke rej kab mat tok.The man went into a room and when he came back out he was holding loaves of bread, already wrapped in brown paper, still warm from the oven. P264būrawūn
 Wōn e ear imkilkil peba ṇai ilowaan mwiinWho tore up these fine pieces of paper inside the house?imkilkil
 Ejabjen-menowan ajri eo ṇa ilowaan bọọk eo.The child suffocated in the box.jabjen-menowan
 Jatiin rej jitnen ṃōṃō ilowaan kāānSardines are packed head to tail in cans.jitnen ṃōṃō
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ṇailowaanEar koobareḷọk ajri ro ṇailowaan ruuṃ eo.He squeezed the children into the room.obar
atowaanEjaje atowaan nan jidik.He never underestimates anyone. He is quite positive.atowaan
karwaanItok kōjro karwaan bwe iabwinmake.Come let's go together because I'm afraid to go alone.karwaan
jerwaanEḷapḷọk an jerwaan jān ṃoktaHe squanders more than before.jerwaan
ejerwaanNejin eo ejerwaan.The prodigal son. (Bible)jerwaan
rijerwaanTony ej juon rijerwaan.Tony is a squanderer.jerwaan
ḷobōrwaanIwōnṃaan ḷọk ñan ḷobōrwaan wa eo im kadedeḷọk ṃabuñI went up to the bow of the boat and finished my breakfast. P273wōnṃaan
kōrwaanItok kōjro kōrwaan doonCome, let's keep each other company.doon
kakūrwaanJen ilān kakūrwaan bwe jekwōle.Let's go look for food before we starve.kūrwaan
uwaanEbar or ke uwaan nuknuk e?Are there any more of this kind of clothing?uwaan
 Jete uwaan jar eo ej itok?How many are in the group that's coming?uwaan
 Ej jab aelọk uwaan kakūtōtō bwe epedet armej.He's obviously of a naughty sort because he's too forward in his actions.uwaan kakūtōtō
 Elōñ uwaan ami eo an Amedka.The U.S. Army has a lot of men.ami
ejej-uwaanJake ṇe kwaar āje ejej-uwaan.The mat you wove is unique.jej-uwaan
AiluwaanAiluwaan tata armej in aelōñ in.The noisiest people are found in this atoll.ailuwannañnañ
 Kwōj ailuwaan ḷọk ñan ia?Where are you taking your noisiness to?ailuwannañnañ
banKwōj idaak ke ban?Would you like some punch?ban
 Kwōn jab bōbwetok (ebbwetok) ṃōkaj bwe wūnin an ban tōprak ṇeDon't give up so fast or you won't get it done.bōbwetok
 Iban kijer in kajjitōk ṃae iien ilukkuun ban.I won't ask until I'm really stuck.kijer
 Lowaar kōkōḷḷan ban.Making fun of others is a sign of jealousy.lowaar
 Iwātin ban jillọk joñan an ḷap mat, ak iḷak eñjaake ippa ej jab eṃṃanin mour wōt ñe ikar ṃōñā kōkanin aelōñ kein.I almost couldn’t bend over—I was so full—but didn’t feel nearly as good as I would if I were eating local Marshallese food. P391ṃōṃan
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BañBañ eo ṇe ippaṃ.That's my bunk you're lying on.bañ
 Bañ in ea ṇe aṃ?Where did you get your bunk from?bañ
kobbanElōñ ke kobban aḷe eṇ?Are there lots of fish in that circle?aḷe
 Ennọ kobban atake eṇ an.The fruits of his farm are delicious.atake
 Raar eakto kobban waThey unloaded the ship.eakto
 Bōk wōt kobban dimwūj kaṇe bwe ekaddoujuj aded kaṇe.Just take the meat out of the clams because the shells will only be (undesirable) added weight.kaddoujuj
 Jab kapijjuleik ṃwio ṇe bwe enaaj jejeḷọk kobban.Better not string that scarer unevenly or it won't catch any fish.kapijjule
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EbanEban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.We're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.aejek
 Aililōkin ḷaro eban peljoThe association of the broken-hearted is easy to detect.aililōk
 Jimañūñ eban jab kaaplouk an kōnnaan.Toddy always slurs his speech.aplo
 Eban peljo bwe ealikkar awetak eṇ an.You can't miss him because of his outstanding part.awetak
 Eban ein dein ḷọk wōt arro aibabbab in deo.We can't go on clinging to each other forever.bab
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JebanJeban lo Jāpe bwe ekkōdọdo.We can't see the constellation Jāpe because of the heavy overcast.Jāpe
 Kwōmake jeban.You sure have it made.jeban
 Lale bwe jeban ṇe aṃ en jab kajuwaik eok.Don't let your success make you too proud.juwa
 Jeban kōbotuut turun rimej eo.We couldn't breathe near the corpse.kōboutut
 Jeban lekarjin bwe emaat.We won't be using kerosene anymore because there's no more left.lekarjin
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EjebanEjeban kōrā eṇ bwe eḷap an bwidej.That woman has plenty of food because she own lots land tracts.jeban
IjebanIjeban wōt kōn kwe.I am prosperous because of you.jeban
ri-jebanElōñ ri-jeban ilo aelōñ kein.There are a lot of wealthy people in the Marshalls.jeban
kōjebanBwidej ko ad rej kōjeban kōjOur land tracts make us wealthy.jeban
IbanIban luuj bwe inaaj bōktak.I won't lose, I'll catch up.bōktak
 Iban tulọk ḷọk wōt bwe enaaj jabjab-menowa.I can't dive deeper or I'll run out of breath.jabjab-menowan
 Iban meḷọkḷọk kiddikūrro.I'll never forget those little things we used to do.kiddik
 Iban kijer in kajjitōk ṃae iien ilukkuun ban.I won't ask until I'm really stuck.kijer
 Iban etal im ejjeḷọk bar leḷọk-letok.I won't go, and there are no if's, and's or but's about it.leḷọk-letok
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jibanIlukkun jiban ilo kadkad.I really cannot throw so far.jiban
 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?ṇakaan
ejibanEjekkar ñan pijja bwe ejiban.He won't make a good pitcher because he can't throw far.jiban
ijibanKwōjja wia kijerro bwe ijiban.You buy our food cause I'm a little short of money.jiban
TalibanAmedka ear ṇaṃaanpein rūttariṇae ro an Afghanistan bwe ren juṃae Taliban roThe United States equipped the Afghanistan army with weapons to fight the Taliban.ṇaṃaanpein
eñibanEban ṃōñā raj bwe eñiban.He can't eat whale meat because he's got weak teeth.ñiban
banbanIḷōḷḷap im banban ñan tallōñ kiiō.I'm old and now too weak to climb trees.banban
ebbanbanEṃōj ṇe aṃ bōbanban (ebbanban)?Why don't you stop being so envious of everybody?ban
 Ebbanban kiiō bwe erūtto.He's old and getting weak.ban
ebanbanKōrā ebanban jān ṃōṃaaṇ (eṃṃaaṇ).Women are weaker than men.banban
EajjibanbanEajjibanban kōn pāāk in waini eo.He was weighted down with a sack of copra.ajjibanban
bōbanbanEṃōj ṇe aṃ bōbanban (ebbanban)?Why don't you stop being so envious of everybody?ban
kōbanbanKwōn jab kōbanban eok make.Don't pretend to be a weakling.banban
KobanKoban atare likao eṇ.You can't compare yourself with him.atar
 Koban bōjrak bwe kokōptata.You can't stop now for you're too deeply involved.kōptata
 Koban loe bwe elōbọ.You won't find him because he's sick.lōbọ
 Koban ḷatippān ñe ejjeḷọk waaṃ.You can't ḷatippān without a boat.ḷatippān
 Koban teru kōn aṃ jāṃōd.You won't get anywhere with your unscrupulous behavior.jāṃōd
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kōbañKwōn kameraik ḷọk kōbañ ṇeMake your suitcase lighter.mera
 Uraake ḷọk kōbañ ṇeMove that suitcase away.uraak
 Ej ajjibanbane kōbañ eo an ke ij loe.He was lugging his trunk when I saw him.ajjibanban
 Ejuwapene lowaan kōbañ eṇThere are roaches inside the suitcase.juwapin
 Eṃōj kọkoṇ lowaan kōbañ e .I have straightened up the contents of my suitcase.kọkkoṇkoṇ
rōbanRūabje rōban tōprakPeople who are shy will never make it.abje
 Ri-kaaitoktok nuknuk rōban peljoOne can easily pick out from a crowd those who wear long dresses.aitok
 Ej ja āindeeo an kar ḷap raij im pilawā eo kijemmān ak rōban jerbal kōn wōt an kar jabwe dānnin idaak ñan kōmat.So even though we had a lot of rice and flour, we didn’t use any because we didn’t have enough fresh water to cook with. P1017jabwe
 Ekanooj in lōñ wāween kōmat im kōpooj ek ñan ṃōñā im jekdọọn ewi ikutkut in aer ṃōñā ak rōban in ṃōk kake.There are many ways to cook and prepare fish for eating, and even though it is constantly in the diet, people don’t get tired of it. S23jekdọọn
 Eḷañe ewōr retio in kōnono ilo aolep aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ, ri-nañinmej rōban aikuj in mej kōñ an ejjeḷọk taktō ak wūno, im barāinwōt jipañ bōbrae jān an waḷọk ñūtaIf there were radio communication on all islands in the Marshalls, sick people would not die for want of doctors or medicine, and it would also help prevent the occurrence of famine. S25bōbrae
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kwobanBaj abwinmakeiṃ ke kwoban etal ñan ṃweeṇ in boñ.You must really be afraid of ghosts since you can't walk to that house at night.abwinmake
 Juon e kain annor kwoban jeḷāThis is a special kind of knot you'll never learn.annor
 Ij jiroñ eok ke kwoban tōprakI assure you that you won't make it.jiroñ
 Kwoban jeḷā abnāer.You'll never know the secrets of their spiritual powers.abōn
KwōbanKwōban loe bwe edikkilọk aelōñ eo,” Kapen eo euwaake.You can’t see them because the island is too small and far away now,” the Captain replied. P562dik
jorbañEor ke aṃ jorbañ?Have you got an abacus?jorbañ
Ri-jorbañRi-jorbañ eo eṇ.He's an expert at using the abacus.jorbañ
dānRej ba eaiji ioon dān ilo North Pole aolep iien.It is said that there is always ice on the water at the North Pole.aij
 Dān eo aṃwiniṃ eo.Here's some water for you to wash your hands with.aṃwin
 Wāween aer kōṃṃani, rej kibwiji ñan ñe epo dān innām jimeeṇe tōrerein ak apare tōrerein kōn kaajliiñ ak dekā bwe en jab rōṃ tōrerein im kōṃṃan an ettoon.The way they make them, they dig down until it is near water, then cement the sides but put a rim around it with an oil drum or stones so that the sides don’t crumble and make it dirty. S22apar
 Ej ṃōjin ak ibar tōbtōb ṃaan ḷọk im ḷak ijo ippān injin eo, ijibwe tok bakōj eo im jino ānene ḷọk dān eo ṇa ie.When I was done, I pulled myself to where the engine was, picked up the bucket, and started to bail out the rest of the water. P605ānen
 Ebbūtbūt dān eoThe water is spraying.būbūtbūt
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jedañJekdọọn ñe ear jikuuḷ ak ekab jedañ deEven though he has been to school he's still not competent.jedañ
ejedañJab lelọk ñane bwe en kōṃṃane bwe ejedañ.Don't let him work on it because he's not capable of doing it.jedañ
ri-jedañḶeeṇ ej jān juon baaṃle in ri-jedañ.He is from a family that has no skills.jedañ
kōjedānḶadik ro raar kōjedān.The boys were stealing toddy.jedān
Ri-kōjedānRi-kōjedān.One who steals toddy.jedān
EdāndānEdāndān ṃōñā eṇ.That food is watery.dāndān
jimañūñ—dānBar juon, elañe jenaaj kōtḷọk jekaro eo bwe en pād jilu raan, enaaj erom jimañūñ—dān in kadek eo limen ri-Ṃajeḷ.Also, if we let jekaro stand for three days, it will become jimañūñ—the alcoholic beverage of the Marshallese. S19jimañūñ
 Bar juon, elañe jenaaj kōtḷọk jekaro eo bwe en pād jilu raan, enaaj erom jimañūñ—dān in kadek eo limen ri-Ṃajeḷ.Also, if we let jekaro stand for three days, it will become jimañūñ—the alcoholic beverage of the Marshallese. S19kōtḷọk
BōdañBōdañ ekōpāpijekeHe inherited his bad behavior.pāpijek
kabodānEnañin kabodān ke jekaro ṇeHasn't that toddy been diluted yet?kabodān
 Wa eṇ ej kabodān.The boat is using both its sails and its engine.kabodān
EkabodānEkabodān an kajin pālle.He mixes his talk in English.kabodān
 Ekabodān aebōj e ippān jọọḷ.The water is diluted with salt water.kabodān
ṃōdānNaan eo āliktata ikar roñ ṃokta jān ṃōdān ḷọk ej ke irooj eo ekar ba Jema en idaak kọpe.The last word I heard before I fell asleep was the chief saying Father should drink some coffee. P256ṃadenḷọk
wōdānTile tok juon kijerro wōdān.Light up a cigarette for us to smoke.wōdān
 Ñe emaat wōdān kaṇe kōmiro jerake,” Kapen eo ekkūr ṃaan ḷọkWhen you two are done smoking we can set sail,” the Captain yelled up to them. P838wōdān
EañEañ ajri eṇ.That child is urinating.eañ
 Māllen eañ in, ebuñut ḷakijoñjoñ in.Men from the north are strong (from a chant).māl
 Erawūn Ratak eañ.He's making the Northern Ratak field trip.rawūn
 Kwaeṃṃōḷoḷo ḷọk ṇa ijin jān ñe kwōnaaj etal eañ ṃweeṇYou're cooler here than if you went into the house.aeṃōḷoḷo
 Kwōj aike ḷọk eañ eaWhere are you towing it to?aik
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adeañKapen eṇ ej ba dedeḷọkin adeañ ṃabuñ, jejerake wūjḷā ñe im jibadek jidik,” ejiroñ tok eō.”The Captain says we should finish our breakfast, raise the sail, and be on our way,” he called over to me. P826jerak
 Enaaj kōjkan ke joñan ettōr tak eo adeañ ippān kōto im ṇo ko eo,” Jema euwaak.Yes, and the reason being that we have been going against the wind and the waves all this time,” Father replied. P794kōjka-
 Nejū e, kōmatte jidik adeañ ṃōñāin raelep raij,” Jema ekkūr tok ke erjel ej etal kōn aḷaḷ ko.Son, can you make us some rice for lunch,” Father called to me as they left with the lumber. P366nāji-
 Epojak ke adeañ kaṃbōj im jaat?”Are our compass and charts ready?” P285kaṃbōj
 Epojak ke adeañ kaṃbōj im jaat?”Are our compass and charts ready?” P285jaat
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iaadeañWōn eo enaaj ri-kaaij iaadeañ?Who among the four of us will be going to get ice aij
 Ij ḷōmṇak eaaddeboululḷọk Jọọn jān kwe ak iaaddeboulul tata iaadeañ.I think John's dizzier than you but I'm the dizziest of us fouraddeboulul
kijedeañErro ṃoot in kōṃōñā tok kijedeañ.They've both gone to fetch us some food.ṃōñā
lodideañRej kōṃṃan lodideañ jān kōmjān ni i ṂajeḷPinwheels are made from coconut leaves in the Marshalls.lodideañ
 Ij lodideañ waj nejiṃ.I'm making you a pinwheel.lodideañ
ElodideañElodideañ ilo kōto in.It's spinning like a windmill in the wind.lodideañ
amieañBōtaab kwōn kajjioñ kōnnaan ñan Kapen ṇe amieañ.However, you should try to talk to your Captain. P120ami
 Iba eḷap jọkpej eṇ amieañ?” irooj eo ekajjitōk.Do you all have a lot of scrap?” the chief asked. P243ami
iaamieañEwōr ke ri-albakbōk iaamieañ?Is there a one among you four who is good at carrying things tucked under the arm?albakbōk
JeañJeañ ilān kojuwa.Let's play king of the mountain.kojuwa
 Jeañ ilān eọñōd ilo kōlñe kaṇ lik.Let's go fishing in the coral holes.kōlñe
 Jeañ rakij juon mejā.Let's clear a channel.mejā
 Jeañ ilen kaattilekek.Let's go play hide and seek.tilekek
 Jeañ lọk in kajjeḷoḷo.Let's go see if there's a boat coming. We're going to see if there's a boat coming.jeḷo
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KōjeañKōjeañ ajādikLet's be on our way.ajādik
 Itok kōjeañ ninikokoCome let's eat and drink.ninikoko
 Kōjeañ ej aktal ñāātWhen are we (four) going there?aktal
 Kōjeañ anidepLet's play kick ball.anidep
 Itok kōjeañ etal in aṃoot ippāer.Let's the four of us go and play tag with them.anoot
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kōjeānEnana kōjeān.He's uncomfortable.kōjea-
 Eṃṃan kōjeān an kiki laḷ.He's comfortable sleeping on the floor.kōjea-
AerjeañAerjeañ jabde enaaj eltakinṃaje er.Their carelessness will boomerang.aerjeañ
 Aerjeañ jerbalIt's the responsibility of the four of them.aerjeañ
 Aerjeañ pepeIt's the decision of the four of them.aerjeañ
 Iaar liḷọk jāje ko aerjeañ.I gave the four of them their machetes.aerjeañ
 Kwaar eñjaake ke aerjeañ rereen kajjirere?Did you detect the scorn in their laughaerjeañ
keañKwōn keañ ajri eṇ.Help that child urinate.eañ
rōkeañKōṃro kar bar ikoñ iuṃwin jidik iien bwe epoub Jema im ainikien wōt kein jaḷjaḷ ko ke rej tōtōñtōñ ippān injin eo ke ej niñeañ rōkeañ ijoThe two of us stayed quiet awhile as Father was working; the only sound was the monkey wrench banging on the engine as he shifted back and forth in there. P720ikōñ
 Erreto erre tak, erre niñeañ erre rōkeañ, ak ejej āne ekar loe.He looked all around, to the north and to the south, but he didn’t see anything. P917ejej
 Kapen eo ejo rōkeañ ḷọk jila eo im wa eo, ke ekar baj kipeddikdik niñeañ ḷọk, ejaaḷ im kabbwe bōran im jitōñ kapilōñ.The Captain cast the tiller to the south and the boat, which was advancing slowly but steadily to the north, turned downwind P908jaaḷ
 Kōjmān naaj tar niñatak ṃōṃkaj innem diak rōkeañ,” Kapen eo eba.We’ll come north first and then tack to the south,” the Captain said. P841niña
ReirōkeañReirōkeañ.Look southward.reilik
niñeañ-rōkeañBar eñṇe tok! Kein kōḷalem ṇe kiiō an tūreep in niñeañ-rōkeañ.Here he comes again! This will be his fifth trip going back and forth like that.niñeañ-rōkeañ
Ri-niñeañ-rōkeañRi-niñeañ-rōkeañ eo eṇ ebōjrak ippān liṃaraṇ tōrerein iiaḷ eṇ.The show-off is stopping with the ladies by the roadside.niñeañ-rōkeañ
jitrōkeañEwōr armej rej jokwe ilo jitrōkeañ eṇThere are people staying at the northern end of the island that faces south.jitrōkeañ
buñtokeañEkajoor buñtokeañ inThis northerly swell is strong.buñtokeañ
Pikeel-eañPikeel-eañ ej wūjen Jarej. pikeel-eañIs part of Jarej.wūje-
 Pikeel-eañ ej wūjen Jarej. pikeel-eañIs part of Jarej.wūje-
ameañKōṃro naaj bar ikkure tok eḷaññe eor iien ṃokta jān ameañ jerakWe will swing by here again if there’s time before we sail. P215kukure
 Kōmij ektaki ḷọk jọkpej kaṇ ameañ im kōttōpar ḷọk iien jar eṇ an ajri eo nejin Kapen eṇ I Likiep.We are hauling our scrap over and going in time for the celebration for the Captain’s son who is on Likiep. P240tōpar
 Enaaj kōjkan ke ej jab kapenin wa eṇ ña innem ij erre lọk wōt ñan ta eo Kapen eṇ ameañ ej ba,” Jema euwaak.Well I’m not the captain of the boat, so I just do what our Captain says,” Father answered. P252kōjka-
koṃeañTa ṇe koṃeañ ej bwebwenato kake?What are you four talking about?bwebwenato
 Koṃeañ en kōttar ṃokta im lale ñan wiik uweo tok bwe en jab tabuuk koṃ ṇa i lọmeto.”You guys should wait and see until next week so it won’t strand you in the middle of the ocean.” P122tabu
 Inaaj aikuj lo ḷọk ālikin lo waj koṃeañ iṃweeṇ,” Jema eba.I will need to visit him after I see you guys home,” Father said. P127eṃ
 Āinwōt iar ba ke koṃeañ naaj bar petok im eọtōk ān in?” men eo ikar roñ an irooj eo jiroñ ḷọk Jema de in.Didn’t I say you would drift off course and then end up right back here where you started?” That was the only thing I heard the Chief say to Father. P1347peḷọk
 Āinwōt iar ba ke koṃeañ naaj bar petok im eọtōk ān in?” men eo ikar roñ an irooj eo jiroñ ḷọk Jema de in.Didn’t I say you would drift off course and then end up right back here where you started?” That was the only thing I heard the Chief say to Father. P1347petok
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kōmeañAolep kōmeañ ije ri-jājineet wōt.We're all newcomers and don't know our way around.jājiniet
 Kōmeañ ej pojak in jeblaak kiiō jiljino awa.”We are all ready to set sail at 6 o’clock.” P456jeblaak
Koṃjel/koṃeañKoṃjel/koṃeañ Tony āt eo?You three/you all and Tony and who else?āt
tōmeañWa ko kaṇ rej tōmeañ toḷọkThe canoes are sailing downwind with their sails on the port and the outrigger on the starboard side.tōmeañ
añeneañElukkuun jọwōtwōt Ṃajōḷ ilo añeneañ.It's very dry in the Marshalls during the winter.jọwōtwōt
niñeañInnem ke ej ṃōj jerake wūjḷā eo im ej jejopālpāl, epoub in ubaatake jebwe eo bwe bōran wa eo en jaaḷ niñeañ ḷọkOnce the sail was up and flapping in the wind, the Captain was busy steering the wheel in order to point the boat northward. P850ubatak
 Kōṃro kar bar ikoñ iuṃwin jidik iien bwe epoub Jema im ainikien wōt kein jaḷjaḷ ko ke rej tōtōñtōñ ippān injin eo ke ej niñeañ rōkeañ ijo.The two of us stayed quiet awhile as Father was working; the only sound was the monkey wrench banging on the engine as he shifted back and forth in there. P720ikōñ
 Erreto erre tak, erre niñeañ erre rōkeañ, ak ejej āne ekar loe.He looked all around, to the north and to the south, but he didn’t see anything. P917ejej
 Kapen eo ejo rōkeañ ḷọk jila eo im wa eo, ke ekar baj kipeddikdik niñeañ ḷọk, ejaaḷ im kabbwe bōran im jitōñ kapilōñ.The Captain cast the tiller to the south and the boat, which was advancing slowly but steadily to the north, turned downwind P908jaaḷ
ReiniñeañReiniñeañ.Look northward.reilik
jitniñeañRepād ilo jitniñeañ eṇThey are on the land tract that faces north.jitniñeañ
 Ni eo eoḷọk im jitniñeañ.The tree fell with its top pointing northward.jitniñeañ
 Ḷeeṇ ej babu im jitniñeañ.He is lying with his head pointing northward.jitniñeañ
añōneañEaerār tata ñe ej añōneañ.The ruddy turnstones abound the most at the windy season.aerār
EreañEreañ ejjab bōro-kuk.They can't agree among themselves.bōro-kuk
 Ereañ wōt raar ilọk im eoñwōd.Only four of them went fishing.er
aereañEḷap aereañ kar eñtaan im emmej ippān ke ej nañinmej.They (foursome) were under great pressure staying up to take care of him when he was ill.aa-
 Aereañ ṃōnwia eo.They (foursome) owned the store.aereañ
 Aereañ waini kaṇ.That copra is theirs.aer
TōreañTōreañ.In the north part.tōr
AmiiañAmiiañ aeñwāñwā ekoṃṃan bwe en ruj niñniñ e.Your making noise woke the baby up.amiiañ
 Amiiañ ke pepe?Is it any business of yours (four persons)?amiiañ
 Edike amiiañ iaetōl ippān doon.He doesn't want you to associate with one another.amiiañ
 En baj eṃṃan wōt amiiañ mourHow come you're so healthy.amiiañ
 Ij amiiañ aḷapI'm your aḷapamiiañ
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jiañRijọubwe eo eṇ ej kaurur jiañ.The sorcerer is doing his thing to cause good sailing winds.kaurur jiañ
Ri-anRi-an wa eo epeḷọk.The person who worked on a canoe to make it sail fast got lost at sea.an
ṃwiañElōñ ilo ṃwiañ ṇe ej jittoḷọk.There are lots of breadfruit on the branch pointing westward.ṃwiañ
jañIabōb in roñ aṃ jañ.I hate to hear you cry.abōb
 Ej kabuñtōn ippān an jañ al eo.He's tapping his foot in time to the music.buñtōn
 Iṃōk in ba en jab jañ ak pen in deo an jañ.She kept crying despite my plea for her to stop.pen in deo
 Iṃōk in ba en jab jañ ak pen in deo an jañ.She kept crying despite my plea for her to stop.pen in deo
 Erraprap jañ in kaar eo kōn an jejeḷọk (ejjeḷọk) ṃabōḷōrinThe car made a loud rasping sound because it didn't have a muffler.rap
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jānEḷae ḷọk ioon aejetin liklaḷin ānin jān JemọThe surface of the ocean on the leeside of this island's is smoother than that of Jemo Island.aejet
 Eaelik ḷọk ṃaḷoon ānin jān āneṇThis lagoon has more ocean currents flowing out than in that lagoon.aelik
 Aemedin rainiin eṃṃan ḷọk jān inneToday is cooler than yesterday.aemed
 Eaemedḷọk ḷọk jota jān joteninIt was cooler last evening than this evening.aemedḷọk
 Eaillilōkḷọk jān ettoShe's more possessive than way back when.aililōk
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obajañḶōṃare ebar ita obajañ.Now, what's the matter with grandma again?obajañ
nebjānEḷap an wōt im kaibwijleplepe nebjān ṃweoThe outside around the house is full of water because of the heavy rain.ibwijleplep
 Lali piik ko jen aer ebaje nebjān mweeṇStop the pigs from messing up the area outside the house.ebaje
nōbjānEkkimejmej nōbjān ṃwiinThere are fronds all around (on the ground) outside this house.kimej
 Emmaañañ nōbjān ṃwiinThere are lots of pandanus leaves outside this house.maañ
 Ettoonon nōbjān ṃwiinThere's litter all around this house.tōtoon
 Eojaḷḷọk menọknọk i nōbjān ṃwiinTrash is scattered around outside the house.eojaḷ
ejañIkar eñjake bwe ñe ej lōtlōt kōto eo ejañ riikin im ṃōrṃōr ioon lọjet.I could sense the sail was full as the wind blew and whistled through the riggings, and foam appeared on the surface of the water P567eñjake
 Ejañ jaidiñ eo.The siren is wailing.jaidiñ
 Etke ejañ ajri eṇ.Why is the child crying?jañ
 Jaidiñin jino jerbal eo in ejañ.The siren for starting work is wailing.jaidiñ
 Ebaj et ḷadik eṇ ke ejañ?Why was that boy crying?et
EjānEjān ālkūṃThere is skin disease on your back.jān
 Ejān bao ḷadik eo.The boy snares birds.jān
LikiejānLikiejān ān eo in, innem jeaikuj kōjaaḷ wa in im kabbwe,” eakweḷap wōt.We are at the windward side of the island, so we need to turn the boat and tack leeward,” the Captain still insisted. P904likiej
lejānKwōn jab lejān.Thou shalt not commit adultery. S5lejān
ElejānElejān ḷọk jān e.He's more adulterous than that other person.lejān
Ri-lejānRi-lejān.Adulterer.lejān
mejānMen eo de eo iaikuj kar matmate turin mejān kōn tọọl eo an bwe ejiebḷọk kōn menokadu.The only thing I needed to do was wipe his face with his towel because he was sweating profusely. P1142aikuj
 Eātbwe mejān.He's got a sty on his eye.ātbwe
 Ke ledik eo ej ba jaab joñan an mejān baluHe had such a hurt expression on his face when the girl said no.balu
 Bok eo ekabbwijinjin mejān.The measles made his face all spotted.būbjinjin
 Kwōn bore mejān.Throw sand at it's eyes.bor
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EmejānEmejān kālọkShe displays a fond look.kālọk
imejānErraṇ rej kaadipā imejān ātātThey're fishing for adipā not far from shore.adipā
 Tōū eo uweo ej aojọjọ niñaḷọk imejān ātātThe mackerel is over there swimming northward in a frenzy.aojọjọ
 Kilin ek in ej ellok ṇa imejān juon ṃōttan wōjke rot ṇe me ewōr lowaan.The skin of this fish is tied over the opening of a hollow log. S11lowa
kimejānAjri ro raṇ rej ikkure im allitoto ilo kimejān ni eṇ.The children and playing and dangling on the leaves of the coconut tree.allitoto
kwōmejānEinwōt kwōmejān lọkmej bajjek.You look ill.lọkmej
ri-jānEwōr ḷalem ri-jān bao remoot in jān bao ilo āne jidikdik eṇ.There were five men went to snare birds at the small islet.jān
tijjañJab kalluuk bwe kwōnaaj tijjañ.Don't get me angry or you'll lose your teeth.tijjañ
bōkjānÑe ejerata alikkar ke eṃōj bōkjān koṇanIf he didn't catch any fish, black magic has been put on him.bōkjān koṇa-
ḷọkjānIj kab baj kar lelolo an injin jọ im elukkuun kar ḷọkjānI had never seen an engine running and I just looked at it in amazement. P342ḷọkjenaa-
eḷọkjānRi-aje eo eḷak pikūri aje eo nājin, eḷọkjān an armej ro.When the drummer started beating on his drum the audience was amazed.aje
JaaḷjerḷọkjānJaaḷjerḷọkjān erOur ulcers are worse than theirs.aḷjer
tokjānKōn men in eḷap an wa ḷap tokjān ñan ri-Ṃajeḷ.Because of this, large ships are extermely important to the Marshallese. S25ḷap
 Jej tokjān.Of no value. Worthless.tokja-
 Ejjeḷọk tokjān aṃ kakkōt bwe kōrā waan men eṇ.You're wasting your time and she's only a common woman.waan
 Ij jab watōk kōn oṇāān ak ñe eor tokjān inaaj wiaiki.I'm not counting the cost but if it's valuable, I'll buy it.watwat
 Eḷap tokjān aḷThe sun is essential.aḷ
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KajejtokjānKajejtokjān.Make it worthless or of no value.tokja-
koortokjānEṃōj ṇe aṃ jejabdede (ejjabdede) ak kwōn jino koortokjān aṃ mour.Stop being so carefree and start making something of your life.jabde
kwokajettokjānEtke kwokajettokjān wiaik wa e?Why do you think there's no reason for me to buy this boat?jettokja-
EjettokjānEjettokjān aṃ wiaik wa ṇeThere's no reason for you to buy that boat.jettokja-
kōmjānRej kōṃṃan lodideañ jān kōmjān ni i ṂajeḷPinwheels are made from coconut leaves in the Marshalls.lodideañ
EjjañjañEjjañjañ ajri eṇ.That baby is always crying.jañ
 Jedike kain eṇ ejjañjañ.We don't like cry-babies.jañ
kwojjañjañBaj ajriiṃ ke kwojjañjañ.You're so childish you're a cry baby.ajri
kōjañjañJarin kōjañjañ.Band, orchestra.jar
 Ejeḷā kōjañjañ robbaHe knows how to play the trumpet.robba
 Aje ej juon kein kōjañjañ im eiten āinḷọk wōt tūraṃ.The aje is a musical instrument similar to a drum. S11kōjañjañ
 Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.It was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11de
 Ej kar kein kōjañjañ eo dein ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ ṃokta jān an deḷọñ tok laḷ ko jet.It was the only kind of musical instrument in the Marshalls before Western contact. S11dein
ri-kōjañjañEkōppaḷpaḷ an ri-kōjañjañ eo aṃonika.The musician's ability with the harmonica was spectacular.aṃonika
penjānMen eo penjān kaajliiñ eṇ ṇeThat is the stopper for that (gasoline) drumpenja-
 Kiiō rej kōṃṃan penjān mejān bwe en jab wōtḷọk menọknọk ak jabdewōt men ilowaan im kattoone.Now they make a cover for the opening so that trash or anything else doesn’t fall into it and contaminate it. S22tōtoon
 Kiiō rej kōṃṃan penjān mejān bwe en jab wōtḷọk menọknọk ak jabdewōt men ilowaan im kattoone.Now they make a cover for the opening so that trash or anything else doesn’t fall into it and contaminate it. S22penja-
bōnjānEnta kwōj eḷḷọk ke baj eo bōnjān eṇDon't let that bother you; it's just the way he is.bōnja-
wūnjānKanōk jān wūnjān.Pull from the roots.wūn
nabōjānEar jālleplep nabōjān ṃōn ṃupi eo.He lay face up outside the movie theatre.jarleplep
 Raar jipeḷḷọk doon nabōjān ṃōn pija eo.They shoved one another about outside the theater.jipeḷḷọk
 Okḷāik nabōjān ṃwiin im pukot riiñ eo .Turn everything over in front of this house and look for my ring.okḷā
 Eppebaba nabōjān ṃwiinThere is lots of paper (on the ground) outside this house.peba
inabōjānRaar ereraki dekā ko inabōjān ṃweoThe spread the gravel outside the house.erer
nōbōjānEkkōḷāḷā nōbōjān ṃwiinThere are lots of fruit stems all around (on the ground) outside this house.kōḷā
 Ejjeḷọk wōt menọknọkun nōbōjān ṃwiinThere is an awful lot of debris outside this house.menọknọk
 Emenọknọke nōbōjān ṃwiinThere is trash strewn all around outside this house.menọknọk
 Koṃwin rakij nōbōjān wōpij eṇ.Clean outside the office there.rarō
KōjañKōjañ retio ṇe bwe jen eọroñ.Turn the radio on so we can listen to the news.eọroñ
 Kwōn kōjañ alin kaubowe kaṇe.Play those cowboy songs (on the phonograph).jañ
 Kwōn kōjañ juon alin kaubowe.Play a cowboy song.kōjañjañ
 Ri-aṃonika eo eḷak kōjañ aṃonika eo nejin, kōmwōj eppaḷ.When the harmonica player played his harmonica we were all flabbergasted.aṃonika
 Eṃōj kōjañ jaidiñ eo.The siren has already sounded.jaidiñ
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KōjānKōjān jootBullet marks.joot
pojānBwe taunin ke jej pojān [pojak in] tar metwan Likabwiro.We might as well since we are going to sail through the stormy waters of the Likabwiro storm. P332pojak
rōjañLale kwōmeḷọkḷọk in kakkōle Kapen eṇ kōn naanin rōjañ eo an ḷōḷḷap eo,” irre lọk im ba ñan Jema ke ej moot ḷọk Bojin eo.Don’t forget to warn the Captain about the Old Man’s advice,” I said to Father once the Boatswain had left. P413kōkōl
mọkwōjānEmetak mọkwōjān peiūThe joints of my arm hurt.mọkwōj
rọkwōjānEin rọkwōjān wōt enjeḷ.She's built like an angel.rọkwōj
rujānElōñ rujān wa i lọmeto.There are many chants for a vessel in the lagoon. Anything goes at sea.roro
kañEar ba kōmin kañ ek ko bwe ekin boñ jab lo raan.He told us to finish the fish because they were too few to be left for the next day.ekin boñ jab lo raan
 Enta ṃōñā kañ?What are those foods for?enta
 Kwōn kañ ṃōñā ṇe matin.Eat his leftovers.mat
 Jab kañ wōn ṇe bwe Ajjuunun ṇeDon't eat that turtle for it's the legendary turtle AjjuununAjjuunun
 Ear kañ ek eo koṇa.He ate my fish.ṃōñā
kaṇJāān kaṇ an rōkaakajeikḷọk jān ṃoktaHis wealth has made him feel more important than previously.akaje
 Ej kaalokloki ṃweiuk kaṇ anHe's displaying his merchandise.aloklok
 Ekkar ñan ṃantin aelōñ kein ri-aluej ej armej rot eṇ ej kọkkure ṃanet im al iraan wōjke kaṇ.According to traditional custom a person who sings upon trees commits a social blunder.aluej
 Eto an bwij kaṇ an armeje doon.The members of the lineages have been feuding for quite some time.an armeje doon
 Kwōn jab baate lok nuknuk kaṇ.Don't let the smoke get into those clothesbaate
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kākaṇIapeltak kōn men kākaṇ.I am cramped by those things.apeltak
 Eaiḷḷip ḷọk men kein jān men kākaṇ.These things here are more thick and long than those over there.aiḷip
 Kab jitōñ ḷọk wōt kōtaan buwae kākaṇ.”Aim for those buoys over there.” P507buwae
ErkākaṇErkākaṇ kilōkin ṃōñā ko.Those over there are the food baskets.erkākaṇ
 Erkākaṇ ḷọk iṃaanier, iturin pet eṇ,” Bojin eo euwaak.They are up front, next to the bitt,” the Boatswain replied. P411pet
 Erkākaṇ ḷọk iṃaanier, iturin pet eṇ,” Bojin eo euwaak.They are up front, next to the bitt,” the Boatswain replied. P411ṃaan
 Erkākaṇ bao ko iaar aoḷ kaki.Those are the chickens that I've been complaining about.erkākaṇ
 Erkākaṇ kilōkin ṃōñā ko.Those over there are the food baskets.kilōk
kōttar wa kaṇKajopāl wa ṇe bwe jen kōttar wa kaṇ jetFlap the sail because we should wait for the other boats.bwe
jekaṇJuon eo ajineañroin jekaṇ raar iione.They met up with a coward from somewhere.ajineañro
ijekaṇJoñan an kar ḷokwanwaik tok aeḷōñ kein ke ear pād ijekaṇ eḷak rọọltok elukkuun ṃōHe was so homesick for the Marshalls while he was abroad that when he returned he was really skinny.ḷokwanwa
limekanTa limekan men ?What shall we wrap these with?limek
kōjkanEnaaj kōjkan ke joñan ettōr tak eo adeañ ippān kōto im ṇo ko eo,” Jema euwaak.Yes, and the reason being that we have been going against the wind and the waves all this time,” Father replied. P794kōjka-
 Enaaj kōjkan ke ej jab kapenin wa eṇ ña innem ij erre lọk wōt ñan ta eo Kapen eṇ ameañ ej ba,” Jema euwaak.Well I’m not the captain of the boat, so I just do what our Captain says,” Father answered. P252kōjka-
EkōjkanEkōjkan ami mour ijeṇe?How are you doing over there?ijeṇe
 Ekōjkan naaj iwōj ke ejjeḷọk wa.How can I come there without transportation.kōjka-
 Ekōjkan aṃ mour?How are you?kōjka-
 Ij tomak bwe tūreep eo aṃ ñan Amedka elukkuun emṃan? Ekōjkan, ekar lukkuun emṃan.I believe you trip to America was very good. Of course, it was very nice.ekōjkan
 Ekōjkan!” Kapen eo ebar uwaak.And how!” the Captain answered. P288ekōjkan
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ekkanIjōjōḷe kōkan (ekkan) rot ṇeI can't eat that kind of food.jejō
 Eor ke kōkan (ekkan) ṃōṇeDo you have any food in your house?kōkan
 Eobrak alein ekkan eo an Irooj Murjel ippān kajoor ro doon.Chief Murjel's food storage was filled to the brim by his followers.ale
 Raar kanne ale eo kōn ekkan im pojak ñan irooj eo.They stocked the storehouse with food items in preparation for the chief's arrival.ale
 Koṃwin ekkan ḷọk ñan irooj eṇ.Bring food to the chief.ekkan
ekkañEḷap an ekkañ jaḷtok eṇ an jiṃṃa.My grandfather's adze is very sharp.jaḷtok
 Ekkañ pinjeḷ ṇe aṃ.Your pencil is sharp.kōkañ
 Ekkañ jāje ṇe aṃ.Your machete is sharp.kōkañ
 Emake kōkañ (ekkañ) loonHe's so critical when speaking.kōkañ loo-
 Lale an kōkañ (ekkañ) looṃ bwe rōnaaj lilu illuippaṃ.Watch your sharp tongue or people will get angry at you.kōkañ loo-
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keinikkanEmmewiwi raan keinikkan bwe elladikdik.The branches rustle in the breeze (words from a Wotje love song).memewiwi
 Eaerar keinikkan ḷam jako.The trees got thoroughly scorched aerar
 Iḷak baj erre āne ḷọk ilo juon deppin baat ej jutak lōñ ḷọk jān keinikkan i jabōn ān eo tu eōñ.As I looked over toward the island I saw a huge cloud of smoke rising up from the foliage on the northern tip of the island. P1244depdep
maalkanEkōbkōb bokin arin ān eo innem ealikkar maalkan ne ko ioon bok.His feet dug into the soft sand of the lagoon beach and I could see his footprints. P1283kōbkōb
lelkanEj mōj wōt ña ak jebar jinoe juon lelkan.When I am done, we will repeat the rotation. P540lelkan
kilōkin/kōlkankilōkin/kōlkan iarajlarge basket of tarokilōk
kankanWa eo uweo ej kankan ḷọkThere goes the canoe with a full sail.kankan
 Kankan toTug o' war.kankan
 Kōto eo ejokḷā im eṃṃakroro im wa eo ekar jab diak ak kankan wōt im etal.The wind was coming from the north favorably filling the sail, and the boat wasn’t tacking and was going ahead at full sail. P1183jokḷā
EkankanEkankan nuknuk ṇe aṃ.Your dress is too tight.kankan
 Ekankan kōj eṇ an ippān lieṇ.He's getting to first base with her.kankan kōj
 Jekdọọn ñe ekankan to eo ak pen in deo an keepep.Even though the rope was pulled taut, he continued to hold it.keepep
jokankanWōn ṇe ear kiij jokankan ṇe aṃ?Who sewed your dress?jokankan
 Kwōn kōṇake jokankan eṇPut on that dress.kōkōṇak
 Jokankan in ea ṇe aṃ?Where did you get your dress from?jokankan
 Jokankan in Hawaii reṃṃanḷọk.Women's dresses from Hawaii are better.jokankan
bōkanṂōjin tile kijeek eo, ikwaḷọk tok jidik raij bōkan wōt ammān ṃōñāAfter I started the fire I got out some rice, just enough for us to eat. P368bōka-
 Letok wōt bōkan ṃōñāJust give me enough to eat.bōka-
 Ṃōjin tile kijeek eo, ikwaḷọk tok jidik raij bōkan wōt ammān ṃōñāAfter I started the fire I got out some rice, just enough for us to eat. P368waḷọk
ijōkaṇRemootḷọk ñan ijōkaṇ.They went out somewhere.ijekaṇ
 Jej roñ ke ewōr taibuun ijōkaṇ.We heard that there is a typhoon somewhere out there.ijekākaṇ
kōkanIjōjōḷe kōkan (ekkan) rot ṇeI can't eat that kind of food.jejō
 Eor ke kōkan (ekkan) ṃōṇeDo you have any food in your house?kōkan
 Kiiō ijeḷā etke eaajliptaak kōkan inNow I know why this food is not good.ajliptaak
 Ikar kwaḷe im ḷak rōreo, itaake ioon upaajin kōmat eo, innem ibar ankaane ḷọk kijeek eo bwe en mat ṃōkaj kōkan eoI rinsed it clean, put it on the stove, and fed the fire so it would cook quickly. P369tōtaak
kōkañEmake kōkañ (ekkañ) loonHe's so critical when speaking.kōkañ loo-
 Lale an kōkañ (ekkañ) looṃ bwe rōnaaj lilu illuippaṃ.Watch your sharp tongue or people will get angry at you.kōkañ loo-
ḷokanAk jab meḷọkḷọk naan eo an rūtto ro, ekadu tōllọk in a eaetok peḷọk in’ ñe koṃ ḷokan kanne wa ṇe kōn jọkpej, ej kab naaj kauwōtataḷọk wōt.”But don’t forget the old saying staying within the realm of possibilities is short, but being adrift like this is long’; when you guys fill the boat with scrap, it will be more dangerous.” P99kauwōtata
 Ej bar rōḷọk wōt ḷokan aḷaḷ eo jān pein Jema ak epo ippa.He passed the end of another board to me. P711po
iḷọkanJọñan an kālọk iḷọkan ledik eo ewūdeakeak.He pined after the girl so much that he went delirious.kālọk iḷọkwan
ṃōkaṇKwōn keidi ṃōk ewi wōt ṃweo eṃṃan iaan ṃōkaṇ.Please compare which of those houses is best.keid
 Eṃṃan laajrak in ṃōkaṇ.Those houses are lined up nicely.laajrak
 Emmejo ṃōkaṇ.Those houses are far apart.memejo
enōkanEto jān enōkan ḷeeṇHe is overdecorated.to jān enōka-
unokanEḷap an ilartok unokan mweeṇThe color of the house's paint is distinctly bright.ilar
 Emarok ḷọk unokan wa e wāo jān ṇe waaṃ.I have a lighter paint on my car than yours. marok
 Eaiboojoj unokan alu kein.These alu shells have beautiful colors.alu
 Kwōn iaḷoiki unokan iṃōṇeYou should paint the house yellow.iaḷo
 Eḷap an ilar unokan ṃweeṇThe house's paint is certainly bright and fancy.ilar
wūnokanEjurjuri wūnokan jōōt e .The color of my shirt is fading.jijurjur
 Erōōj wūnokan jōōt ṇe aṃ.You have a loud-colored shirt.wūno
mirokanKiiō rōlo mirokan wa in im rej iruj tok in aluje.Now they have spotted the boat and are coming to take a look at it. P1008miro
animrokanErro ej kōnono wōt ak iḷak bōk bōra im rōre āne ḷọk ilo animrokan Jema iturun ṃweo iānein wab eo.Those two were still talking and as I raised my head and looked toward the island I caught a glimpse of Father on the shore side of the wharf. P84āne
 Animrokan Jọọn wōt eo ak ijab bar loe.I had only a glimpse of John before I lost sight of him for good.animroka-
 Iba wōt kwe eo iaar lo animrokan ak ej jab.I thought that was you I caught a glimpse of, but it wasn't.ba wōt
 Iḷak toore meja ibwiljin jāllepju eo ikar lo animrokan ejja ḷōḷḷap eo wōt kab irooj eo ekar kọọle kōmmānWhen I scanned my eyes through the crowd of people, I caught a glimpse of the same old man and the chief who had put a curse on us. P1341jarlepju
 Erro ej kōnono wōt ak iḷak bōk bōra im rōre āne ḷọk ilo animrokan Jema iturun ṃweo iānein wab eo.Those two were still talking and as I raised my head and looked toward the island I caught a glimpse of Father on the shore side of the wharf. P84bōk bar
aetokanKwomaroñ ke iniji tok aetokan aḷaḷ e?Could you measure the lumber and find out how many inches?inij
 Ejipikpik aetokan aḷaḷ eo.The board/plank isn't long enough.jipikpik
 Kwōn joñe aetokan.Measure his height.joñe aorōkin
aitokanIj keememej ḷọk wōt ke ikar uwe ippān Jema kab ruo ṃōṃaan ilo juon booj jidikdik eo roñoul ruo ne aitokan im jiljino ne depakpakin.I still remember when I sailed with Father and two other men on a small boat that was twenty-two feet long and six feet wide. P1depakpak
 Innem juon raan Jema kab ḷōṃarein ruo erjel kar kwelọk ippān doon im lo juon ḷōmṇak bwe Jema en kepaak ḷeo waan booj in im roñoul ruo ne aitokan im kajjitōk ippān emaroñ ke kōtḷọk wa eo waan bwe erjel en jata kake ñan Likiep.Then one day Father and the two men met together and the idea arose that Father should approach the man who owned the twenty-two foot boat and ask if he would allow them to charter it to Likiep. P20jata
ErkaṇErkaṇ bao ko kwaar pukoti.The chickens you were looking for are there.erkaṇ
JerkanJerkan raanBreak of day.jerkan
aḷḷorkaṇEwōr ke aḷḷorkaṇ iāninIs there any of the aḷḷorkaṇ pandanus variety on this island?Aḷḷorkaṇ
mettorkaṇKōmij ilān mettorkaṇ.We are going to do you-know-what.mettorkaṇ
 Men tor kaṇ; mettorkaṇ.Hanky-panky (euphemism).tor
kōtkanEar kōkowaik eo kōtkan wiik eo ḷọkHe treated his breadfruit tree last week (so that it would bear more fruit).kowa
 Ear kọuwaik eo kōtkan.He plucked the fruit off his breadfruit tree (bearing fruit before maturing).uwa
 Ewūdkabbe ni eo kōtkan.The coconut tree he planted did not grow properly.wūdkabbe
 Eñaj albokin raan wūt eṇ kōtkan.The flower buds on the flower tree she planted have a sweet smell to them.albok
LañLañ eo ebuñut eok.The sky will fall on you -- you can't escape (proverb).buñ
 Ejjaromrom kōn an nana lañ.There is frequent lightning because of the bad weather.jarom
 Lañ e jej jipeḷḷọke wōt.The storm clouds are so thick and low one can literally touch them. P740jipeḷḷọk
 Ekkilmeejej lañ.The sky is gray and overcast.kilmeej
 Ñe ej det em ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) lañ, ekkoonaḷaḷ buḷōn lọjet.When the weather is good and the sun is shining, one sees sun rays in the ocean.koonaḷ
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ḶañḶañ eo ear kajirūṃleik iarin ān eo.The storm made the lagoon side of the island steep.jirūṃle
 Eṃōj kaiñ aolep ke eor juon ḷañ ej itok.They have informed everybody that there is a storm coming.kaiñ
 Jej jorrāān tok wōt jān marripripin ḷañ eoWe are still down and out from the damage of the storm.mariprip
 Enana kōjāllin ṃweo ālkin ḷañ eoThe house doesn't look too good after the storm.jellen
 Ḷañ eo ekōṃṃan tibat ko ren jejepdakdak (ejjepdakdak).The tea kettles were all crushed in the storm.jepdak
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kajibbaḷañRej kajibbaḷañ.They are looking for jibbaḷañjibbaḷañ
 Rikajibbaḷañ ro raṇ rej kajibbaḷañ.The people who are looking for jibbaḷañ are now looking for them there.jibbaḷañ
RikajibbaḷañRikajibbaḷañ ro raṇ rej kajibbaḷañ.The people who are looking for jibbaḷañ are now looking for them there.jibbaḷañ
ialanRi-Amedka raar kōṃṃan ialan jọọr ilo pata eo.The American soldiers made clear the way for escaping during World War II.iaḷan jọọr
iaḷanRaar iaḷan juone ṃokta jān an jino jerbal.They gave him an examination before he started to work.iaḷan juon
 Raar iaḷan juone ṃokta jān ilān jikuuḷ.They tested me before I went to school.iaḷan juon
 Eke kein ilo ānbwinnid rej iaḷan bōtōktōk ilo ānbwinnidThe arteries and veins in our body are the ways blood circulates in our bodies.iaḷan bōtōktōk
 Jen iaḷan juone doon.Let's play iaḷan juon.iaḷan juon
kaḷanKwōn kabooḷtōñtōñ kaḷan ṇeFill that gallon can to the brim.booḷtōñtōñ
jedelañEjirilọk lio im jedelañ.She slipped and fell on her back.jedelañ
meḷanIj baṃpeik meḷan inI'm guarding this area.baṃpe
 Eḷap an jejeeded (ejjeeded) ri-pālle meḷan āne in.The Americans are all over this islet.jeeded
 Eorrọñrọñ meḷan āninThere are lots of holes on the surface of this islet.rọñ
 Eaetōktōke meḷan āninThere's arrowroot stalks growing all over the island.aetōktōk
 Eaiji meḷan āninThere are many Aij pandanus trees on this island.Aij
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meḷaṇEjālōt aṃ rakij meḷaṇ inYou did not clean up the grounds thoroughly.jālōt
imeḷanKōm ar ikoeaak bajjek imeḷan āneoWe just sort of roamed around the island.ikueaak
 Kwōn ja āñini ippaṃ in kaalloloiki imeḷan āninPlease take him with you and show him the island.allolo
 Kwōn kaito-itake (imeḷan) ipeḷaakin aelōñ kein bwe en alwoj.Let him travel around these atolls (of the Marshalls) for sightseeing.ito-itak
kōmeḷanRūttariṇae ro an Amedeka raar kōmeḷan jidik innem bar jino ṃurṃur ñan maatin ri-Viet Cong ro.The American troops waited a bit before they resumed the assault and wiped out all the Viet Cong.meḷan
 Kōjro bar kōmeḷan ḷọk jidik innem etal.Let's you and I wait a bit more and then can go.meḷan
EpeḷanEpeḷan ke ṃuri eo aṃ?Did you get your debt squared away?peḷan
JurelañIḷak baj lale einitōtḷọk riwūt e waan Jurelañ jān ṇe waan Kōjmānlañ.I tend to think that Jurelañ's toy canoe here is faster than Kōjmānlāñ's there.innitōt
ilañKwōnaaj bōk aṃ jinōkjeej ilañ.You will get your reward in heaven.jinōkjeej
 Enaaj or aṃ kūrawūn ilañ.You'll wear a crown in heaven.kūrawūn
 Kwōnaaj mej ilañ.You're on the road to perdition.lañ
 Anij Jemādwōj ilañ.God our Father in heaven.Anij
 An ejjeḷọk iju eṇ ej waḷọk ilañ ekainnijekḷọk buñinin jān boñ.Because there are no stars visible in the sky makes tonight more pitch black than last night.innijek
ilānKōjro ilān añak ippān rimej eṇ.Let's go añak with the deceased.añak
 Ij ilān ektakeI'll go pick her up.ektak
 Ḷeo eṇ ebuñ-kōḷowan im ej ilān ireHis passion is aroused and he is going to fight.buñ-kōḷowa-
 Jej ilān eded i āneṇWe are going to scrounge for food on that island.eded
 Kwōn ekpaik ajiri raṇe bwe ren ilān ikkureChange the children's clothes so they can go out and play.ekpā
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UjlañRaar peḷọk iuṃwin elōñ raan im eọtōkḷọk Ujlañ.They drifted for many days and were finally stranded at Ujlañ.eọtōk
WūjlañEttoḷọk Wūjlañ jān Mājro.Ujelang is far from Majuro.tōtoḷọk
ri-akḷañEnaaj wōr iien ñan ri-akḷañ.A time will come for those who are always preempting others.akḷañ
EbwilọklañEbwilọklañ.A chieftain has died.bwilọklañ
AḷḷañAḷḷañ im ṃōñā ḷọñStare and eat flies (a proverb).aḷḷañ
 Kwōn jab aḷḷañ bwe kwōnaaj ṃōñā ḷọñDon't stare with your mouth open or you will eat flies.aḷḷañ
 Joñan pepaḷ ikar aḷḷañ.I was so amazed my mouth was hanging open. P1193pepaḷ
Ri-kaaḷḷañRi-kaaḷḷañ armej eo eaar jab jokwōdin kōṃṃane jerbal eo an.He never ceased to make the spectators agape.aḷḷañ
kōkōḷḷanLowaar kōkōḷḷan banMaking fun of others is a sign of jealousy.lowaar
kōmḷanIj ja kōmḷan jidik ṃokta jān kakiaaj.I'll wait a spell before I jog.kōmḷan
RuokjānḷañRuokjānḷañ eo eko.The killer escaped.okjānḷañ
To-jān-lañTo-jān-lañ men eṇ pāleen.His wife is a knock-out.to-jān-lañ
EttabooḷanḷanEttabooḷanḷan turin ṃweeṇ ālikin an rūttariṇae ro jokwe ie.The area around the house was littered with pieces of tarps after the troops lived there.taaboḷan
KōjmānlañIḷak baj lale einitōtḷọk riwūt e waan Jurelañ jān ṇe waan Kōjmānlañ.I tend to think that Jurelañ's toy canoe here is faster than Kōjmānlāñ's there.innitōt
aelōñin-lañIj tōmak bwe ewōr aelōñin-lañ.I believe in heaven.aelōñin-lañ
 Kwōj ḷōmṇak aelōñin-lañ in ke?Do you think this is heaven?aelōñin-lañ
kapinlañEkkōdọdo kapinlañ.There are clouds on the horizon.kapin lañ
kōtaaboḷanItok kōjro tan kōtaaboḷan arro ke ej ja wōtlọk wōṇāān.Come, let's go get tarps for us while the price has dropped.taaboḷan
kōḷanKwōn teiñi kaar eṇ kōn ḷalem kōḷan in kiaaj.Please put five gallons of gas in the car.tōteiñ
kooḷanLieṇ ear dọọle kooḷan bōranShe dyed her hair.dọọl
 Ejiltata an kilmeej kooḷan bōran lieṇ.That woman's hair is the darkest black.jil
 Emmaḷkoko kooḷan bōran ri-Jaina.Lots of Chinese have straight hair.maḷko
 Eṃōd jān kooḷan bōranHe has lost his hair.ṃōd
 Eṃṃūrarrar kooḷan bōran ri-Amedka.Lots of Americans have blond hair.ṃūrar
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mañKiiō ke eṃōj an kalbuuj, bōlen enaaj mañ.Now that he has been in jail, maybe he will know better.mañ
ṃanKwōn ṃan ek ṇe bwe eddipikpik.Kill that fish because it's still flopping around.didpikpik
 Kwōn jab popo ṃanit bwe rōnaaj ṃan eok.Quit going to other peoples' land or they will kill you.popo ṃanit
 Ikar ḷōmṇak in akwāāle ḷeo ekar kōṃṃan kōjak kōn etan wa eo ak ikor ñe ekar ṃan ñaI thought about arguing with the guy who had made fun of the name of the boat, but I was afraid he might hit me. P319kor
 Ej ba kōn an kar ri-Nippoñ ro itan ṃan ermān aolep ri-Ṃajeḷ ilo ān eo ermān baaṃle eo an rej jokwe ie ippān bar jet armej.He was saying the Japanese were going to kill all the Marshallese people on the island where his family and some other people were living. P979er
amānEwi toon aṃ amān dān eṇ ilo aebōj jimāāṇ ṇe aṃ?How long does the water in your cistern last you? or How long do you get to use the water in your cistern?amān
 Kwōn amān jāān kaṇe aṃ bwe kwōnaaj mej jāni.Spend your money now because you can't take it with you.amān
Ri-amānRi-amān jokḷā in men eṇ.He's the type who cashes in on any opportunity that comes by. or He's an opportunist.amān
admānĀindein admān naaj jeje tak waj ijeṇe tak waj ñan Likiep.That way we’ll sail into the wind toward Likiep. P842ad
 Kab kaiur bwe ṃōttan wōt jidik ekun injin e admān bwe emaat kaan.And hurry up. The engine is about to shut off because there’s only a little bit of fuel left.P570kaiur
 Ekwe ikar jab baj kakkōt mejōk ioon lọjet ilo awa ṇe kwōj ba, ak āinwōt epen tōmak ke joñan de in admān tōtoḷọk jān Likiep,” Kapen eo eba.Well I didn’t look very carefully at the ocean at that time, but I have a hard time believing we are that far away from Likiep,” the Captain said. P796tōtoḷọk
 Kwōj ḷōmṇak jekar tōpar ia ke ej kun injin e admān?” Jema ekajjitōk ippān.Where do you think we were when our engine went out?” Father asked. P790ad
waadmānInjinia e, kōmiro Bojin kaatartar waj wa ṇe waadmān,” Kapen eo ekar ba innem wanlaḷ ḷọk ke ej lo ḷōḷḷap eo im irooj eo ippān armej ro ioon wab eo.Mr. Engineer, you and the Boatswain bring your boat up alongside that boat over there,” the Captain said and then climbed up when he saw the Old Man and the Chief standing with the other people on the pier. P1344atartar
kijedmānKab jujen kōpeḷḷọke im elletok kijedmān bwe jen kapijje ṃokta jān ad wūne mejād ñan ilju jibboñ.”Then open it up and take out a few for each of us so we can eat before we try to get some shut eye until morning.” P807letok
 Ruprup tok kijedmān būreej bwe jen ṃōñā,” Kapen eo eba tok ñan ñaSlice up some bread for us to eat,” the Captain said to me. P803būreej
limedmānKōnke ṃōttan wōt jidik ṇa i kapin tāāñin dān ṇe limedmān, jenaaj kōjparoke wōt ñan idaak.We’ve almost reached the bottom of the container of drinking water for the four of us, so we need to be careful and use the water strictly for drinking. P985lime-
EmañEmañ kako eo em jab bar ire.The rooster got negatively conditioned and refused to fight.mañ
emānṂōttan emān tok waini.There are four more coconuts to be brought.emān
 Joñan jeḷāḷọkjeṇ ej emān iiō kaḷaj.He has a four year college education.jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ
 Ejoñoul emān an iiō rainin.He reaches fourteen today.joñoul emān
 Emān de kōttan an ṃōñāHe has eaten four times so far.emān
 Ewōr emān an Būrotijen jikuuḷ kab ruo an Katlik.Four of the schools are Protestant and two Catholic as of 1965. S9Katlik
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keemānKein keemān de alen an ilọk ñan Amedka.This is the fourth time he has been to America.emān
 Kar āindeo ḷọk im ḷak kein keemān ḷōut, elukkuun wūdañōlñōl wa eo im ban bar kanne ḷọk wōt.It went on like this for four loads until the boat was so packed that nothing else would fit inside. P360emān
jemānEar auj jān jemān ledik eo.He was caught by the girl's father. [He was outed …]auj
 Āin ḷọk wōt jemān.He's similar to his dad.āi-
 Ej ātṇake jemān.He's named after his father.ātṇak
 Eḷap an ḷadik eṇ bōdañe jemān.The boy resembles his father.bōdañ
 Jemān eọjekḷọk ñan irooj eṇ.Let's bring food to the king.eọjek
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jinen-im-jemānEjojoḷāār kōn an mej jinen-im-jemān jāneHis parents died and left him alone with no one to take care of him.jojoḷāār
AerjemānAerjemān pepeIt's up to the four of them.aermān
kajoñoulemānKein kajoñoulemān de iiō in an pād Amedka.This is his fourteenth year in America.joñoul emān
jilñuul-emānEor jilñuul-emān aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ: joñoul-rualitōk aelōñ in Rālik im joñoul-jiljino aelōñ in Ratak.There are thirty-four islands in the Marshalls: eighteen islands in the Rālik and sixteen in the Ratak. S1Ṃajeḷ
NemānNemān ta in ej jāāleltok?What is this smell wafting this way?jāālel
 Kidu ko raar kāātet nemān ri-kalbuuj eo.The dogs traced the scent of the fugitive.kāātet
 Ta ṇe kwōj kāātete nemān.What are you sniffing?kāātet
 Ṃōjin an dedeḷọk jerbal eo itallōñ ḷọk i lowaan kōjām eo im ḷak ijo nabōj, ibōk menwa bwe āinwōt iwātin kar bar ḷōlao kōn nemān kiaj im wōil eo i lowa.When we were all finished I climbed through the doorway to the outside and took a big breath because I was really starting to get seasick from the smell of gas and oil inside. P757lowa
 Ennọ nemān ṃōñā ṇeThe taste of that food is delicious.nām
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AmimānAmimān pepeIt's up to the four of you.amimān
 Eṃṃan wōt amimān jaṃṃbo bajjek.How nice that the four of you can just take it easy and cruise around.amimān
 Ewōr ke amimān iienDo the four of you have some time?amimān
 Ijab lo amimān tōkeaktokI didn't notice the four of you arriving.amimān
kōmimānEmaat baḷuunin Navy kaṇe aer pukpukōt kōmimān,” juon armej ekar kōkōnono tok ñan kōmmān jān ioon wab eo.The Navy planes gave up looking for you,” someone said to us from the pier. P1342baḷuun
kōjmānÑe ededeḷọk kōjmān ektak im ilju jota mājojo jejeblaak.When it’s ready, we’ll load up, and tomorrow evening we’ll go for sure. P279mājojo
 Eboñ kiin innem kōjmān naaj ja peḷọk im iptu ñan ilju jibboñ bwe en raane mejād ñan ad jerake wūjḷā ṇeNow it’s nighttime and we are just going to have to drift and heave to until tomorrow morning when there is enough light for us to see and use the sail. P797raan
 Remake naaj ilbōk ñe rōbar lo kōjmān,” iba.They are going to be so shocked when they see us,” I said. P1325make
 Kōjmān kōkōṃanṃanḷọk wōt bar jidik.”We need to wait a little while longer till the weather clears up.” P789kōṃanṃan
 Ij ḷōmṇak kōjmān ḷe i jetakin ān eo.”I think we must be approaching land.” P871ḷe
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eḷmānJouj im kwaḷọk ḷọk ñane eḷmān kattōre wa ṇePlease show him how to drive that car.eḷmān
 Eḷmān an ba ke ebūrook ak wia in de eṇ?How could he say he's broke when he keeps buying things?eḷmān
 Eḷmān aer kōṃṃane?How do they do it?eḷmān
ijeḷmānEjino jok tok marok eo im ikkōl in wōnāne ḷọk bwe kōṃro maroñ ḷe ijeḷmān doonIt was starting to get dark and I was concerned about going back to the island because the two of us might get separated. P54kōkōl
 Ejino jok tok marok eo im ikkōl in wōnāne ḷọk bwe kōṃro maroñ ḷe ijeḷmān doonIt was starting to get dark and I was concerned about going back to the island because the two of us might get separated. P54ḷe ijeḷmān doon
koḷmānEar jab keroro ñan jidik, koḷmān.It was just like him to remain absolutely quiet.koḷmān
 Ear kako ri-keemem ro, koḷmān KaaḷHe chased away the guests -- you know Carl.koḷmān
KōḷmānKōḷmān ekōṇaan jeḷā eḷmaṃ kiiō.Kōḷman wants to know what's your present status.eḷmān
ammānṂōjin tile kijeek eo, ikwaḷọk tok jidik raij bōkan wōt ammān ṃōñāAfter I started the fire I got out some rice, just enough for us to eat. P368bōka-
 Kar āindeeo ammān didiakeōk tak ḷọk raan eo ooṃ boñ.We kept tacking in this fashion all day as we sailed east until it was night. P862diak
 Kōl eo de eo kōmmān maroñ kar kōṃṃane, eḷaññe eṃṃan kōto, lewūjḷā kōnke alikkar ke eban ṃōṃan injin eo ammān.The only way we would make it was for the wind to die down enough for us to raise the sail; clearly the engine was not going to work. P787kōl
 Ke ekar baj jọej, kōmmān jino eñjake ammān eañdenBy afternoon, we the four of us started feeling hungry. P882eañden
 Eruṃwijḷọk ektak jān kar ammān ākto kōn wōt an kar ḷōḷapḷọk ṇo im eḷapḷọk an jepliklik wa eo jān kar ṃoktaIt took us longer to load them up than it had to offload them since the waves were making the boat sway back and forth even more than before. P747eakto
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iaammānEjej iaammān eṇ ekar kwaḷọk jidik naan iuṃwin jet ko ke minit ālikin an waḷọk men eo.None of the four of us said anything for a little while after that. P1041iaa-
jeraaṃṃanEban jab jeraaṃṃan ad eọñōd ilo aejekin ibwijtok.We're bound to be lucky when we fish with a surrounding net on a dark night with the tide coming in.aejek
 Jeraaṃṃan bwe ekar jab.Thankfully, none of us did. P1024jeraaṃṃan
 Eor iien jeraaṃṃan im eor iien jerata.There are good times and bad times.jeraaṃṃan
 Bwidej ej pedped eo an aolep menin jeraaṃṃan.Land is the basis of all wealth.pedped
 Ñe korap epekat bōraṃ, kwōnaaj jeraaṃṃan.If a lizard defecates on your head, you will have good luck.pijek
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kajeraaṃṃanAnij eṇ kajeraaṃṃan eokMay God bless you.jeraaṃṃan
EjeraaṃṃanEjeraaṃṃan ilo an peejnej.He is successful in business.jeraaṃṃan
 Ej juon eo ejeraaṃṃan.He is one of the fortunate ones. He's a fortunate one.jeraaṃṃan
kōjeraaṃṃanWōn enaaj kōṃṃane jarin kōjeraaṃṃan eoWho will give the benediction?jarin kōjeraaṃṃan
 Eṃōj kōjeraaṃṃan tūreep in an.His trip has been blessed.jeraaṃṃan
waammānElōñ iaer reitan aetokaer wōt wa eo waammān.A lot of them were almost all up and down the length of our boat. P999aetok
 Ekar bōk ejja kooj eo wōt an wa eo waammān.It was flying on course with our boat for the time being. P931kooj
aolepāmmānUtaṃwe in ebaj jelōt aolepāmmān wōt jidik.This terrible situation really could have made us all all four of us go crazy. P1023aolep
ippāmmānJet rej wātin bwilōñ eake kōmmān, jet rej wātin eoroñ nenaan, ak jet rej wātin tok ippāmmān.Some came to wonder about ever seeing the four of us back, some came by to listen to our story, and others to say that they missed us and were glad to see the four of us again. P1340ippa-
jeraṃṃanKoṃjeel jeraṃṃan wōt,” irooj eo eba.Well good luck to you all,” the chief said. P245koṃ
kōjeraṃṃanAnij ear kōjeraṃṃan Adam im Eve im ba, "Koṃro en timọọn im wōrḷọk, bwe ro ineemi ren ajedeed ioon laḷ.God blessed Adam and Eve and said, "Be fruitful and multiply, so that your offspring will spread be all over the world." (Genesis 1:28)timọọn
EmṃanEmṃan eltan pein ilo an jeje.His handwriting is good.eḷtan pā
 Emṃan ad aluje an ri-Pikinni raṇ ṃōñā kōn aji.It was good to watch the Pikinni people eating with chopsticks.aji
 Emṃan nuknuk ipep ippān.She likes full-length dresses.ipep
 Emṃan dānnin ittūt ñan niñniñ.Breast milk is good for babies.ittūt
 Ij tomak bwe tūreep eo aṃ ñan Amedka elukkuun emṃan? Ekōjkan, ekar lukkuun emṃan.I believe you trip to America was very good. Of course, it was very nice.ekōjkan
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EṃṃanEṃṃan tata aba eṇ iarin Likiep.Likiep has the best anchorage.aba
 Aemedin rainiin eṃṃan ḷọk jān inne.Today is cooler than yesterday.aemed
 Eṃṃan ajein Majeḷ.Marshallese drums are good.aje
 Eṃṃan alin ṃaina ippān ri-kadek.Drunks love to sing love songs also.alin ṃaina
 Eṃōj an injinia eṇ ane tok injinlọk e im elukkuun ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) an jerbal.My outboard engine has been tuned up by that mechanic and it's working perfectly.an
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eṃṃaṇEḷaññe eṃṃaṇ mour inaaj iwōj.If I feel all right, I'll be there.eḷaññe
 Ekanooj eṃṃaṇ eḷtan pein.His workmanship is fine. His penmanship is fine.eḷtan pā
kaaeṃṃanKōjro kaaeṃṃan im jerak.Let's wait for a good current to set sail.aeṃṃan
EaeṃṃanEaeṃṃan ḷọk ije ij eọñwōd ie jān ijeṇe.The current here where I'm fishing is better than where you are.aeṃṃan
ineemṃanEḷap an ineemṃan im ejjeḷọk an inepata.He's very patient and has nothing to worry about.ineeṃṃan
ineeṃṃanEnana ñe ej ḷe jān joñan ad ineeṃṃan.It's not good to be too easy going.ineeṃṃan
 Jet armej eḷap aer ineeṃṃan.Some people don't have anything to worry about.ineeṃṃan
eineeṃṃanJọkkwikwitata eo ṇe bwe eineeṃṃan ilo an mour.He is most patient and seldom gets angry.jọkkwikwi
 Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.The bird was so gentle and kōjatdikdik: deceptive? there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042kōjatdikdik
 Bao eo eineeṃṃan wōt im kōjatdikdik ioon aeran Kapen eo ke ekā wōt im ñak en ita.The bird was so gentle and deceptive there on the Captain’s shoulder that when it moved he didn’t know what had happened. P1042jatdik
ri-ineemṃanEj juon ri-ineemṃan.He is one those who is softhearted.ineeṃṃan
ṃweiemmānĀlikin jet raan jān iien eo, ejerak waan raun eo ñan Ratak Eañ im kōmmān uwe kōn ṃweiuk ko ṃweiemmān ioon ñan Likiep.After a few days, the Ratak Eañ field trip ship set sail and we sailed to Likiep with all our cargo. P1349ṃweiuk
kijemmānEj ja āindeeo an kar ḷap raij im pilawā eo kijemmān ak rōban jerbal kōn wōt an kar jabwe dānnin idaak ñan kōmat.So even though we had a lot of rice and flour, we didn’t use any because we didn’t have enough fresh water to cook with. P1017jabwe
kemmānInjinia eo ej ba enaaj kadedeḷọk an booje ilju ej jibboñ im likbade ālikkin raelep innem kemmān jino ektak.”The Engineer says he is going to put it together tomorrow morning and test it in the afternoon, and then we will start to load.” P81ālikin
limemmānDān eo limemmān rujlọkin raan eo juon ekar dikḷọk wōt.By the next morning our drinking water supply had diminished significantly. P1011lime-
kōmmānMen eo ejjeḷọk de eo waan ektaki ḷọk men kein ñan Likiep, ijellọkin wōt tiṃa in raun eo, ak kōnke kōmmān aikuj naaj kar kōttar tok bar jilu allōñ.The only thing they lacked was a vehicle to haul these things to Likiep, except for the fieldtrip ship, but we would have had to wait for that for three months. P19de
 Kōl eo de eo kōmmān maroñ kar kōṃṃane, eḷaññe eṃṃan kōto, lewūjḷā kōnke alikkar ke eban ṃōṃan injin eo ammān.The only way we would make it was for the wind to die down enough for us to raise the sail; clearly the engine was not going to work. P787kōl
 Ke ebaj lur im ḷae ioon lọjet, kōmmān kar aolep im pād ioon teek, kōmmān ej reito reitak bajjek.Since the water was calm and smooth, we were all just sitting on the deck looking around. P1032ḷae
 Ke ebaj lur im ḷae ioon lọjet, kōmmān kar aolep im pād ioon teek, kōmmān ej reito reitak bajjek.Since the water was calm and smooth, we were all just sitting on the deck looking around. P1032ḷae
 Kōmmān ej baj būroṃōj wōt bajjek im ḷọkwanwa ḷọk ippān baḷuun eo kōn an jab lo kōmmān ak Jema ekkōnono tok.We were all feeling sad and wishing the plane had seen us when Father spoke to me. P947ḷokwanwa
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KōmṃanKōmṃan in Iñlen.Made in EnglandIñlij
kōṃṃanEar kaaddi-diki (kōṃṃan addi-dikin) tọḷe eo kōn mōttan nuknuk.She put a little finger on the