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arKōm ar anjọ ioer.We conquered them.anjọ
 Kōm ar apep im booḷ iep eo.We caught sardines using the apep method and filled the basket.apep
 Kwōn jab lo ar.Don't mock.ar
 Kōm ar kōbaḷuun boñ.We went to the airport last night to meet the airplane.baḷuun
 Kwōn baṃpetok i ar tok.Guard around the lagoon beach.baṃpe
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ārItok jen ār.Come let's haul ashore.ār
 Aolep kapenin aelōñ kein rōjeḷā bwe allōñ in wa otemjej rej ār bwe ren kōttar im lale ebuñlọk ke Likabwiro.”All island captains know that this month all boats should be beached so they can wait to see when Likabwiro appears.” P251ār
baarḶōṃaro raar iioon doon baar eoThe men met each other at the bar.iioon
 Baar in America bwe epen.It's a crowbar made in America because it's strong.baar
 Baar in China eṇ edik jān baarin America eṇ.The Chinese saloon is smaller than the American saloon.baar
 Epād ilo baar eṇHe is at the saloon.baar
ebbaarEnjeḷ in bōbaar (ebbaar).Guardian angel.baar
 Inej eo an Amedka ear bōbaar (ebbaar) waThe American fleet set up a blockade.bōbaar
 Ebbaar kadedeIt has already been guarded.bōbaar
RūbbaarRūbbaar ro raar waje lōb eo libōn Jesus.The guards stood watch at Jesus's grave.baar
 Rūbbaar ro raar barōk lōb eo lūbōn Jesus.The Roman guard blocked the grave of Jesus.bōbaar
bōbaarEnjeḷ in bōbaar (ebbaar).Guardian angel.baar
 Inej eo an Amedka ear bōbaar (ebbaar) waThe American fleet set up a blockade.bōbaar
eaarArmej jeedwaan eo eaar uññare ri-ṃweie eo kōnke ekwōle.The hungry tramp begged for food from the rich person.armej jeedwaan
 Ta ṇe eaar kaboṇe baib ṇeWhat make the pipe stopped up?boṇ
 Eaar etal bwe ri-anijnij eo en anjin-wōlboiki.He went to have the black magician make him have sex appeal.anjin-wōlbo
 Ta eo eaar kōdatoñe jaki eo?What made the mat wet?datoñ
 Eaar ruṃḷọk juon tiiṃa in Jepaan eo ilo aba eṇ Likiep.A Japanese ship sank in the harbor at Likiep.aba
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keeaarKwaar lo ke an Liṃwejo keeaar iṃwiinDid you notice Limwejo walking to the lagoon side here?keeaar
reeaarKōto in eiitok reeaar.The wind is coming from the east.itok reeaar
 Jen jerak bwe kōto eitok reeaar.Lets sail since the wind is coming from the east.itok reeaar
 Ekkā wōt an kōto itok reeaar.The wind normally comes from the east.itok reeaar
 Bar ṇatọọne tak jidik bwe en jako baḷok kaṇe i turin kaab eṇ” Bojin eo ekar ba ke ear jejed jān turin rikin eo i reeaar.Sheet the sails in a bit to get rid of the folds next to the gaff,” the Boatswain said as he scanned the horizon standing by the rigging on the starboard side. P854baḷok
 Ṃajeḷ ej tijtūrūk eo reeaar tata ilo Trust Territory.The Marshalls is in 1965 the easternmost district in the Trust Territory. S1reeaar
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ireeaarKwōn jab inepata bwe ekeke ṇa ireeaar kiiōDon't worry about him; he's mature now and can take care of himself.keke ṇa ireeaar
EṃweeaarEṃweeaar wa eo.The boat has entered the lagoon.ar
 Eṃweeaar tiṃa eo.The ship has entered the lagoon.ṃweeaar
keaarTokālik iḷak bōk bōra im erre ḷọk, ilo aerro keaar ioon bok.After a little while, I turned my head and saw them coming toward us on the sand. P1256kear
reaarIju in reaar.The star in the east.iju
 Eiiaḷañe bwe emmeramramtok reaar.It's moonrise because we can start to see light in the east.iiaḷañe
 Kwōn kōjeḷtakḷọk wa eṇ bwe en jitōñ ḷọk reaar.You should have the canoe facing east, with the end pointing eastward.jaḷtak
 Kwōn kajujalḷọk ñan reaar.Turn it to face east.jujāl-
 Eṃōj jenāj ita ke jeṃōkin añōtñōt bwe en oktak kooj in ad im jen bōk ṇa i reaar bwe ān eo epād ie, ak āinwōt ñe jej kōnono ñan mejatoto,” Jema eukōt ḷọkWell, I don’t know how many times we have said we should change our course and go east, because the island is over that way, but it’s as if we are talking into thin air,” Father replied. P1019ṃōk
ireaarKōjmān kabbwe bwe eḷe wa in ireaar,” eba.We need to turn downwind because the boat is too far to the east,” he said. P890reeaar
iaarKwōn ketetale ioon bok iaar.You let him walk on the beach.etetal
 Lale bwe kwōn jab ir jān men eo iaar baBe careful not to deviate from my instructions.ir
 Jaaṃ ta eo kwaar kōnono? Iaar kōnono Jaaṃ 23What Psalm did you read? I read Psalm 23Jaaṃ
 Ejakkūk ḷọk iaar jān lik.Fish are biting less on the lagoon side than on the ocean side.jakkūk
 Iaar jintōbe ek eo.I ate the fish alone without anything else.jintōb
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jaarRej pād wōt ijo iuṃwin ijo jaar ṃōñā ie.They are still there under the breadfruit tree where we had our lunch.ijo
 Bao eo jaar pukote ejādetok jān mar eṇ.The chicken we were looking for appeared out of the bushes.jāde
 Imeḷọkḷọk bok eo ṇa ijo jaar kakkije ie.I forgot (and left) my book there where we rested.ijo
 Kwōj ememej ke ijoko jaar pād ie Amedka?Do you remember the places we visited in America?ijoko
 Errein armej ro jaar kōttar er.These are the people we were waiting for.errein
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kaarRuo eṇ kaar reiṃaajajThose two cars smashed into each other.iṃaajaj
 Raar iuunḷọk kaar eoThey have pushed the car away.iuun
 Ejjaaḷaḷ kaar eo waan ri-kadek ro.The drunkards' car couldn't go straight.jaaḷ
 Ear jataik juon kaar.He rented a car.jata
 Kaar ko kaṇ reṃor im jettokjāer.Those cars are old and worthless.jettokja-
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PikaarJemọ, Pikaar, Tōke, im Ādkup rej jet iaan ḷārooj ko ilo aelōñin ṂajeḷJemo, Bikar, Taka, and Erikub are some of the islands in the Marshalls reserved for chiefs strictly for food-gathering purposes.ḷārooj
 Kwōnañin ke pād Pikaar?Have you (ever) been to Bikar atoll?nañin
 Adedin Pikaar bwe ealikkar.It's obviously a giant clam shell from Pikar Atoll.aded
 Ajañin Bokaak enañin einwōt ajañin Pikaar.Bokak atoll has similar fish and bird habitats as Bikar atoll.ajañ
 Eake Pikaar ilo allōñ kein.The island of Bikar is teeming with frigate birds this time of the year.ak
tōbolāārRōnañin tōbolāār ke ine kaṇe?Have the seedlings begun to sprout?tōboḷāār
jojoḷāārEkabūroṃōjṃōj kōn an jojoḷāār bajjekIt's pitiful that he has no one to turn to.jojoḷāār
EjojoḷāārEjojoḷāār kōn an mej jinen-im-jemān jāne.His parents died and left him alone with no one to take care of him.jojoḷāār
EtuḷaarEtuḷaar raij eo.The rice is scorched.tuḷaar
māārKwōn jab māār.Don't lie.māār
emāārLale emāār nuknuk ṇe aṃ.Watch out, your clothes might get stained.māār
EḷpāārAnbūriin likin ṃweeṇ iṃōn Eḷpāār.Anbūri pandanus from the ocean side of Elbert's house.Anbūri
RaarRaar albakbōkeḷọk ri-kadek eo ñan ṃōn kalbuuj eo.They carried the drunk tucked under their arms to the jail.albakbōk
 Ri-alwōj ro raar kabbokbokThe audience clapped their hands.alwōj
 Ri-alwōj ro raar kabbokbokThe audience clapped their hands.alwōj
 Jentoki ko raar apare inej in waan baaṃ ko.The fighters flew escort for the bombers.apar
 Bwilijmāāṇ ro raar apare būrejtōn eo.The police escorted the president.apar
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JetaarJetaar in ia ṇeWhere is that jetaar from?jetaar
kōjetaarRej kōjetaar.They are fising for jetaarjetaar
wāārÑe erūttoḷọk enaaj maroñ wāār.When he grows up he'll be able to crawl.wāār
 Kwōn wāār ṃaanwajSlide forward.wāār
 Injin eo wōt ejab wāār bwe ekar jikūru im pen.Only the engine didn’t slide because it was tightly secured. P689wāār
 Ejino jeḷā wāār ajri eo.The baby is beginning to be able to crawl on its stomach.wāār
 Aolep men i lowa im kar wāār.Everything inside the boat was sliding around. P688wāār
aewaarEj aewaar tok jān lik.The current is flowing into the lagoon from the ocean.aear
 Ej aewaar tok jān ia?Where is the current flowing into the lagoon coming from?aewaar
Ri-kaaewaarRi-kaaewaar eo ej ba.S/he who is responsible for making the current flow into the lagoon has spoken.aewaar
EaewaarEaewaar ḷọk ijin.The current flowing into the lagoon is stronger here.aewaar
 Eaewaar tata mejān to eṇ.The current flowing into the lagoon is strongest at the mouth of the channel.aewaar
KwaarKwaar allōñ ijuuk ke ṃweeṇ iṃōṃ?Did you make the contribution for your land?allōñ iju
 Etke kwaar apij ajiri eo?Why did you pinch the child?apap
 Kwōn bar āliji ṃōk jāntōj eo kwaar baPlease say that sentence again.ālij
 Iar kōttar eok ak kwaar jab itok. Baj ke iar iwōj ak kwaar jako.I waited for you and you didn't show up. In fact, I had come and you were not there.baj ke
 Iar kōttar eok ak kwaar jab itok. Baj ke iar iwōj ak kwaar jako.I waited for you and you didn't show up. In fact, I had come and you were not there.baj ke
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lowaarLieṇ ekadik jeḷā lowaar.She's a whiz at mimicking people.lowaar
 Lowaar kōkōḷḷan ban.Making fun of others is a sign of jealousy.lowaar
barJide im anilen bwe jen bar lo doon.It's lucky and our fate to see each other again.anilen
 Ejej kain ṇe bar memarokrok ak lelorin annañ ke baj joñan eppak eo an, jekdọọn ñe ekun ak kōmin kar lo wōt annañin.There was nothing else, even a dark shadow that would have been there since it was so close; even though the lights went out we should still have made out its shape. P1154annañ
 Kwōn bar āliji ṃōk jāntōj eo kwaar ba.Please say that sentence again.ālij
 Kwōn bar itok ālikin juon wiik.Come back again in a week.āliki-
 Jenaaj bar lo doon.We'll see each other again.bar
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jabarṂweeṇ iṃōn irooj eo ej pād jabar in ṃōn jar eo.The Chief's house is at the lagoon side of the church.jabar
jebbarLetok jablọkin ek ṇe im lelọk jebbar in ek ṇe ñan irooj eṇ.Give me the tail half of that fish and give the irooj the head half.jablọk
ebarJema ebar lale jidik innem etal.Father looked over at him for a bit and then headed up. P1069bar
 Ebar aebōj jimeeṇ eo.The cistern is empty.bar
 Ebar baūjō kōn an tab.He's giddy again from drinking.baūjō
 Ṃōttan wōt jidik ebar ibeb tok.A series of waves will be coming soon.ibeb
 Ebar jiktok an nana.He insists on being naughty again.jiktok
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kōḷaebarEtipen kōḷaebar dān ṇeIt looks like it's brackish water.kōḷaebar
jebarEṃṃan ñe jebar ektaki tok aḷaḷ ṃokta jān an wōt bwe ej kab naaj apañḷọk wōt.I think we should reload the lumber before it starts raining even if it will be more difficult then. P728apañ
 Ejino jebar ṇeThat breadfruit is beginning to sprout leaves.jebar
 Ñe jebar diak juon alen enaaj allọk āneṇOne more tacking and the island will be within range.allọk
 Wōn eo ear jebar pepe in jāne?Who originated that decision?jebar
 Ej mōj wōt ña ak jebar jinoe juon lelkan.When I am done, we will repeat the rotation. P540lelkan
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EjebarEjebar eo.The breadfruit has sprouted.jebar
atebarEḷap atebar kōn an luujḷọk wōt tiim e .I am impatient because my team keeps losing.atebar
ibarEj 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
 Iaar tan kajjitōk ja kakkije jidik ṃōṃkaj ak iḷak kile mejatotoin ijab kōnono ak ibar kelọk ñan ioon wab eo im to laḷ ḷọk ilo jikin uwe eo i tōrerein im kwaḷe neō i lọjet.I was going to ask if I could rest a little first but when I realized the prevailing sentiment, I didn’t speak, I just jumped back onto the pier and went down off the side of the stairs and washed my legs in the ocean. P48kālọk
 Ke ikar rọọl laḷ ḷọk ibar ioon Jema ej limi jaki ko im kọkoni.When I went back down I saw Father folding the sleeping mats and putting them away. P823koṇ
 Kōmmām kar dao im ḷak dedeḷọk, ibar jikrōk im karreoiki kōnnọ im jikin ṃōñā eo.When everyone was done eating, I went over again and washed the dishes and cleaned up the eating area. P967nenọ
 Kōmmām kar dao im ḷak dedeḷọk, ibar jikrōk im karreoiki kōṇṇọ im jikin ṃōñā eo.When everyone was done eating, I went over again and washed the dishes and cleaned up the eating area. P967kōm
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mwijbarIjakile eok kin mwijbar ṇe aṃ.I don't recognize you with that haircut.jakile
 Ñe eṃōj aṃ mwijbar ināj jeere eok.After you get a haircut I'll trim your hair.jeor
 Jijājin mwijbar.Barber scissorsjijāj
ṃwijbarIj jañin ṃwijbar.I didn't get a haircut yet.jañin
ri-ṃwijbarEwi ri-ṃwijbar eoWhere is the barber?ṃwijbar
RūṃwijbarRūṃwijbar kijak ṇeHe's a barber.ri-ṃwijbar
kobarÑe kobar kōṃṃane inaaj jinṃaik eok.Do it one more time and I'll clobber you.jinṃa
rōbarRemake naaj ilbōk ñe rōbar lo kōjmān,” iba.They are going to be so shocked when they see us,” I said. P1325make
 Ṇo ko rōbar kōjbouki wa eo im ewātin okjak kabwijere.The waves pushed the boat again and it almost capsized. P686kōjbouk
kōttōbarLegend: Ḷōṃaro nejin Liktakñūr raar jibadbad im kōttōbar rearThe sons of Liktakñūr tried hard to reach the east.jibadbad
kwōbarEḷak kar ba ke jebuñ jān Ruōt im jen bwābwe wōt bwe aelōñ eo epād i reeaar, ekwe kwōbar ba ke eaab.He’s been saying we were off course since Roi-Namur and that we should tack windward because land was to the east, but you said no. P1236buñ
 Innem āte tok ruo amro Bojin pileij, kab bōlen eṃṃan ñe kwōbar kwaḷọk tok juon jālele bwe ij ḷōmṇak ejabwe men ṇe.”Then make two plates for the Boatswain and me, and maybe you should go get another can of meat because I don’t think this will be enough for all of us.” P377ātet
eṃṃwijbarbarḶeo eṃṃwijbarbar ṇeThat fellow is always getting his hair cut.ṃwijbar
EḷokkorbarbarEḷokkorbarbar lieṇShe's always wearing scarves.ḷokkorbar
ḷokkorbarRej ḷokkorbar ñe rej jar.They wear scarves when they go to church.ḷokkorbar
EarEar abwin bōk men eo kijen.He refused to take his food.abwin bōk
 Anij ear kaademlōkmeje kōj.God gave us our inalienable rights.addemlōkmej
 Ear kaaddi-diki (kōṃṃan addi-dikin) tọḷe eo kōn mōttan nuknuk.She put a little finger on the doll with a piece of cloth.addi-dik
 Ḷeetao ear aelellaḷe Jemāluut.Etao stole Jemaluut's wife.aelellaḷ
 Ḷeeṇ ear kaaetokḷọk wa eṇ.He made the canoe longer.aetok
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keārṂurun keār.A flock of gulls.ṃur
learWa eo eṇ rej lear takThey are dragging that canoe up from the ocean to the lagoon side.lear
rearAllōñ epād i rear ḷapḷapIt's the full moon phase.allōñ
 Wa eo eṇ ejittakḷọk im jitōñ rear.The boat is facing east.jittak
 Eaeṃōḷoḷo tok jān rear.The cool air is coming from the east.aeṃōḷoḷo
 Legend: Ḷōṃaro nejin Liktakñūr raar jibadbad im kōttōbar rear.The sons of Liktakñūr tried hard to reach the east.jibadbad
 Aolep wa im jitōñ rear.All boats are pointing east.jitōñ
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ninearearInnem erro jino ninearear ijo ippān wūjḷā eo.And the two of them started struggling with the sail to get it in order. P840ninearear
iturearRālik ej etan aelōñ ko rej ekkar iturilik ilo meto in Ṃajeḷ, im Ratak ej ñan ko rej ekkar iturear.Rālik is the name of the islands located to the west in the sea of the Marshalls, and Ratak of those to the east. S1kōkar
ṃwearEmaroke tiṃa eo ṇailik innem emijak kapen eo in ṃwear kōnke ewōdwōde lowaan to eo.The ship was benighted at the ocean-side of the atoll and the captain was afraid to enter the lagoon for fear of running aground on any of the coral heads littering the channel.marok
IarIar abṇōṇōḷọk im ibōj mej.I got so upset I almost died.abṇōṇō
 Iar idaak akō iar jab kadek.I drank but did not get drunk.akō
 Iar idaak akō iar jab kadek.I drank but did not get drunk.akō
 Jab anemkwōje aṃ tutu iar.Don't swim without asking permission.anemkwōj
 Iar aṇtọọne wūn eo.I worked the problem in my head.aṇtọọn
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miārLewaj miār e im jijet raan.Here's a mat for you to sit on.miar
jarEklejia eṇ ej allōñijuuki wōṇāān ṃōn jar kāāl eṇ aer.That congregation is using their monthly contributions to build their new church.allōñ iju
 Jar ko wōj raṇ rej aḷkōnar ioon bok.The throng was taking an evening stroll on the beach.aḷkōnar
 Ebbakukkuk nejin jar eṇThe childen of that couple are always well built.bakūk
 Kwōn bukwelōlō em jar.Kneel and pray.bukwelōlō
 Rej bukwelōlō im jar.They are kneeling and praying.bukwelōlō
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ejarLale ejar aḷaḷ ṇeLook out, that piece of wood might split.jar
 Ejar ṃajeḷin ḷeeṇHe's flexed his muscles.jar ṃajeḷ
 Joñan an ḷap ṇo ejar ubweṇo eo.The wave-guard couldn't withstand the big waves.ubweṇo
 Ejar akkiin neō.My toe nail is broken off.akkiin ne
 Ejar peiūMy hand is scratched.jar
KōllejarKōllejar wōt jeṇe im pojak.Stand by there and be alert.kōllejar
karejarEar karejar ḷọk ñan er ak ālik tata raar ṃaneHe collaborated for them but they ultimately did him in.karejar
ri-karejarEj juon ri-karejar ejeḷā ḷōmṇak kōn ro jet.He is a cooperator, considerate of others.karejar
kōṃṃalijarIien kōṃṃalijar.It's the time for the contest.kōṃṃalijar
ri-jarEkwe,” ekar pidodo an Bojin eo ba bwe bar e ri-jar.Okay.” It was easy for the Boatswain to agree to this because he was also a person of prayer. P1077jar
ṃōnjarKwōn jab aleakḷọk ñan ṃōnjar eṇ bwe ri-kaki eṇ enaaj lu eok.Don't wear your hair loose on your back to the church because the parson will scold you.aleak
ekōjarTa eṇ ekōjar ṃajeḷ in pein?What flexed his arm muscles?jar ṃajeḷ
jarjarEnañin jarjar ke ok eo?Hasn't the net been taken from the water yet?jarjar
jejarjarEḷap an jejarjar (ejjarjar) rōplen eo.The reverend is always praying.jar
 Wūliaṃ ej make wōt jejarjar (ejjarjar).William is always broke.jar
ejjarjarEḷap an jejarjar (ejjarjar) rōplen eo.The reverend is always praying.jar
 Wūliaṃ ej make wōt jejarjar (ejjarjar).William is always broke.jar
 Ejjarjar aḷaḷ ṇeThat piece of wood keeps splitting.jar
kōjjarjarTaij ekadik kōjjarjar.Crap shooting is expensive.jar
 Lio ear kōjjarjar nuknuk ko.The lady spread the clothes out to dry.jar
eañjarjarIj kajineete eok ke eañjarjar an lōḷḷap eṇ kōnnaan.I'm warning you beforehand that she is an old lady with a sharp tongue.añjarjar
KwōjarjarAinikien bōklōkōtin Jetōb Kwōjarjar ejipañe jān jorrāān.The voice of conscience of the Holy Spirit helped him.ainikien bōklōkōt
 Jetōb Kwōjarjar.Holy Ghost.jetōb
rekwojarjarJeje ko rekwojarjar.Holy scriptures.jeje
rukkwōjarjarEtke kwōj jab arin rukkwōjarjar?Why aren't you like a saint?ari-
karMen 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
 Eḷap an kar kumi in iakiu ko aitwerōk.The baseball teams had a highly disputed game.aitwerōk
 Kwe kar baj ri-kaakāik wōt armej.You like to make it difficult for others; don't you.akā
 Eamṇak kōn an kar peran jiṃṃaan ilo pata.He has a lot of land as a result of his grandfather's bravery in battles.amṇak
 Emaroñ bōd kilen aṃ aṃaiktok tiin ṇe; en kab baj ke kwōj jañin kar aṃa juon alen.You might not hammer the tin properly; especially since you've never once used a hammer before.aṃa
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ekarJema 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
 Iñak 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-
 Ekar jeḷati baib ko wōt me ejeḷā ke rōboṇ kōn peinael.He only took off the ones he knew were clogged with paint oil. P714boṇ
 Inaaj kelọk ippān im jipañe.,” Jema ediek ḷọk men eo Kapen eo ekar baI’ll jump in, too, so I can help him,” Father complemented what the Captain said. P1249dede
 Ekar juon ri-eñtaan jān ke ear dik.He has experienced suffering since he was a kid.eñtaan
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jekarKwōj 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
 Eor jete raan kiin jān ke jekar jerak ñan Likiep?”How many days has it been since we set sail for Likiep?” P1326kar
wekarEḷaññe eor ekwe jemaroñ kajjioñ wekar buḷōn baib im karreoiki.”If there is, well then we can try to thread it through the pipes and clean them that way.” P732wākar
ikarKe 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
 Ikar ṃōkaj im kōtḷọk bakōj eo ak idāpdep.I let go of the bucket as quickly as I could and held on. P651dāpdep
 Ikar būki ḷọk im doori ṇa i turierjel.I took biscuits and put them in front of the men. P963dedoor
 Rujlọkin raan eo juon, iḷak baj wanlōñ ḷọk jān lowa ikar lo Bojin eo ej de i raan kaju eo.When I woke up the next day, I went up and saw the Boatswain up on top of the mast. P863de
 Ij 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
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allikarEkaannuoj ḷap an allikar an iọkwe in kiji eok.Her love for you is so obvious that it is a put-on.iọkwe in kij
 Allikar an raan bwe eṃōjawōnene tok.Daylight is obviously near since dawn is breaking.ṃōjawōnene
EkkarEkkar 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
 Ekkar ñan bujen eo kōtaan Amedka im Maikronejia,....According to the agreement between the United States and Micronesia,....bujen
 Kaiṇṇeṇe ekkar ñan kwe.That thing there by you is good for you.kaiṇṇe
 Rālik ej etan aelōñ ko rej ekkar iturilik ilo meto in Ṃajeḷ, im Ratak ej ñan ko rej ekkar iturear.Rālik is the name of the islands located to the west in the sea of the Marshalls, and Ratak of those to the east. S1kōkar
 Rālik ej etan aelōñ ko rej ekkar iturilik ilo meto in Ṃajeḷ, im Ratak ej ñan ko rej ekkar iturear.Rālik is the name of the islands located to the west in the sea of the Marshalls, and Ratak of those to the east. S1kōkar
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jekkarErro jekkar ñan doon.They are unsuited for each other.jekkar
 Elōñ jeṃnāji ijo ak ri-kadek eo ear kwaḷọk jet naan jekkar im kōm ar illu ippān.There were people with a taboo relationship present, but the drunk made some embarrassing remarks that got us angry at him.jeṃnāji
 Kwōn jab jekkar.Don't be ridiculous.jekkar
ejekkarAkekein lọje ejekkar ñan juon rūttariṇae.A soldier is not supposed to have an uncomfortable feeling caused by a stomach overstuffed with food.akeke
 Ejekkar aṃ kōnono ñane bwe erūtto jān eok.It's not proper to tell him what to do because he's older than you.jekkar
 Ejekkar juuj ñan neō.These shoes don't fit my feet.jekkar
 Ejekkar ñan pijja bwe ejiban.He won't make a good pitcher because he can't throw far.jiban
 Ejekkar an ledik raṇ kōjjerwawaik anilowa kaṇ aer.It is not proper for the girls to leave their underthings in the open.jejedwawa
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kōjekkarKwōn jab kōjekkar eok make.Don't make a fool of yourself.jekkar
ḶōjekkarḶōjekkar eo ṇe ḷeThat's that ridiculous fellow.jekkar
rōjekkarBōlen unin an ikkutkut kūrro in kōn ṃōñāin pālle kein kijed raan kein im rōjekkar ñan ānbwinnid.”Maybe the reason my gout is always acting up is from all the foreign food these days, it’s not suitable for our bodies.” P192kut
KwojekkarKwojekkar in ito-itak bwe kwoiki-rumwij.You're not fit to be a traveler because you are too slow in everything.iki-ruṃwij
alikkarJema 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
 Aitwōnmejin ḷeo ear alikkar ippān aolep armej ijo.His imminent demise was apparent to everyone who was present.aitwōnmej
 Alikkar ke etōprak jerbal eo an bwe etke ealijerḷọk.He must have landed the job since he's walking with a happy gait.alijerḷọk
 Alikkar an batbat bwe ear kajju ñan ṃōn bwidej eo.She was obviously in dire need to relieve herself since she made a bee-line for the restroom.batbat
 Juon 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
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kaalikkarErro kaalikkar ke erro jeḷā wōn eo ikar kōnono eake.They showed that they knew who I was talking about. P301alikkar
 Ālikin ṃōṃajidjid ḷọk ñan Jema im kaalikkar ke imeḷeḷe, ikar roñ ainikien ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ ioon teek.After I nodded to let Father know I understood, I heard the sound of treading feet up on the deck. P678ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ
 Erro kaalikkar ke erro jeḷā wōn eo ikar kōnono eake.They showed that they knew who I was talking about. P301eake
kwaalikkarKwōn jab kaalọk eok bwe kwaalikkar.Don't disguise yourself because you're easily picked out.alọk
ealikkarEban peljo bwe ealikkar awetak eṇ an.You can't miss him because of his outstanding part.awetak
 Ealikkar an kōjjeraṃōlṃōl.It's obvious that he's putting on a long face.kōjjeraṃōlṃōl
 Ealikkar an kabbil bwe eḷakḷak.His swagger goes to show his arrogance.ḷakḷak
 Ealikkar ainikien ñūñūrñūr (iññūrñūr) in ṇoOne can clearly hear the distant rumble of waves.ñūñūr
 Ekilep wōn in ear ato bwe ealikkar jān popoun.The turtle that came ashore here is obviously a big one from its traces.popo
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kalikkarMen kein rej kwalok im kalikkar joñan an ḷap an ni jipañ ri-Ṃajeḷ.These things show and make clear how important coconut trees are in sustaining the Marshallese. S19ni
ekalikkarKoṃro 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
 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? P922añinene
kallikkarAemuujin ioon dān ej kallikkar bwe ekkōtoto.The shimmering of the water on the lagoon surface means that it's windy.aemuuji
rōkkarJet kein kajjitōk ij ḷōmṇak rōkkar ñan an ro ilubwilijid eor aer jeḷā, meḷeḷe, im imminene kōn metwan (metoin) aelōñ kein, bwe ren kwaḷọk mejḷaer kiin ke ej wōr wōt aer iien.These are some questions I was thinking are appropriate for those among us who have knowledge, understanding, and experience with the ocean in our islands, so they can explain and describe (analyze) them while they are still able to do so. P802mejaḷ
 Jet kein kajjitōk ij ḷōmṇak rōkkar ñan an ro ilubwilijid eor aer jeḷā, meḷeḷe, im imminene kōn metoin aelōñ kein, bwe ren kwaḷọk mejḷaer kiin ke ej wōr wōt aer iien.Some of these questions I was thinking are appropriate for those among us who have knowledge, understanding, and experience with the ocean in our islands, so they can teach others while they still have time. P802bwilji-
okarṂokta jān an ri-pālle bōktok wūno ko aer, ri-Ṃajeḷ raar make kōṃṃan aer wūno jān bōlōk, wūjooj, okar im men ko jet.Before Westerners brought their medicines, the Marshallese made medicines on their own from leaves, grasses, roots, and other things. S8wūno
 Ṃokta jān an ri-pālle bōktok wūno ko aer, ri-Ṃajeḷ raar make kōṃṃan aer wūno jān bōlōk, wūjooj, okar, im men ko jet.Before Westerners brought their medicines, the Marshallese made medicines on their own from leaves, grasses, roots, and other things. S8okar
kōkarEṃṃan aṃ kōkar (ekkar).Your planning is good.kōkar
ḷōkarEnana jellen ḷōkar eṇThat locker isn't standing straight.jellen
RōkarRōkar leāne tak im kaatartare ilo wab eo bwe erjel en jino kōpopoje.They brought it close to shore and came alongside the dock so they could start getting it ready. P27kōpopo
 Uwaakin kajjitōk kein make rōkar waḷọk tokālik.I would soon have the answers to my questions. P593make
 Eto an Jema ḷōmṇak ak ke ḷōṃaro ruo rōkar akweḷap wōt, ekar ba ke enaaj kajjioñ.Father thought for a long time, but because the two men continued to insist, he said he would try. P21akweḷap
 Ekar jab to ammān āindeeo innem emaat aḷaḷ ko rōkar aikuj wanlōñ ḷọk im pād i lọjet.It wasn’t long before we had passed up all the boards that needed to go in the water. P712āinde-
 Ej kab kar eñaktok tokālik ke bōlen timoṇin lọjet ko rōkar pojak wōt bwe ñe ekar wōr eṇ ewōtlọk ak wa eo eturruḷọk, rōpojak in naj kar unaake.I later realized these sea monsters were ready to go fishing if something were to fall from the boat or if the boat were to sink. P1010tiṃoṇ
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AlkarkarAlkarkar ke ijuun eañ erabōlḷọk."It's quite clear that the north star shines brightly" —words from a popular contemporary song.alkarkar
kaḷarEor ke aṃ piliṃ kaḷar?Do you have a color film?piliṃ
ilarEḷap an ilar unokan ṃweeṇThe house's paint is certainly bright and fancy.ilar
 Eḷap an ilar jōōt eṇ an.His shirt is certainly fancy.ilar
kāilarEj baj jeḷā ṃantin kāilar.He surely is an elegant gentleman.kāilar
 Kwe rooj in kāilar ilueaḷYou're my rose that stands out in the crowds (words from a love song).kāilar
eilarJiiñlijin Awaii bwe eilar.It's a T-shirt from Hawaii because of its bright color.jiiñlij
OḷarOḷar in iu.Sprouted coconut with small leaf.oḷar
 Oḷar in matmat.Small sponge.oḷar
kōḷarEaelọk tata kōḷar ṇeThat color is hardest to notice.aelọk
jinkōḷarRijinkōḷar eo ej jinkōḷar ṃōñāin jibboñ.The expert is making jinkōḷar for breakfast.jinkōḷar
 Ear le ke jekaro jinkōḷar ṇeDid they mix coconut sap in the jinkōḷar recipe?jinkōḷar
kajinkōḷarRej kajinkōḷar ṃōñāin jibboñ.They are buying jinkōḷar for breakfast.jinkōḷar
RijinkōḷarRijinkōḷar eo ej jinkōḷar ṃōñāin jibboñ.The expert is making jinkōḷar for breakfast.jinkōḷar
tuḷarKwōn aujeke bwe en jab tuḷar.Stir it so it doesn't burn.aujek
marBukun mar.Boondocks.bukun
 Edibuki mar em ḷak etal kōm jab bar lowe.It took off into the boonies and that was the last we saw of it.dibuk
 Ri-dibuk mar ro raṇe.Those are the boony trekkers.dibuk
 Ta eṇ ej dedokwōjkwōj (eddokwōjkwōj) buḷōn mar eṇWhat causes the continual snapping (of branches) inside the bush?dokwōj
 Kajjitōk: Kwōj itōk jān ia kako eṇ?; Jān lo mar eṇ; Kwaar et?, Iar eabeb kijō ṃōñāA query: "Whence came that rooster?", "From those boondocks."; "What did you there?", "Scratched for my food.".ebeb
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jeṃarInaaj jeṃar ḷọk ñan Hawaii.I'll go on summer vacation to Hawaii.jeṃar
 Inaaj jeṃar wajI will come for summer vacation.jeṃar
EjeṃarEjeṃar kiiō bwe elur.Its summer now because it's calm.jeṃar
Ri-jeṃarRi-jeṃar ro remootḷọk ñan Hawaii.Those who are on summer vacation have gone to Hawaii.jeṃar
mānnimarEtal im allotok nejirro mānnimar.Go look for some wild chickens for our pet.allo
kōmānnimarJen etal kōmānnimar.Let's go hunting for wild chickens.mānnimar
EaḷṃarEar waduuktok jiip eo waan Eaḷṃar.He got Halmar to lend us his jeep.wadu
jojomarEar jojomar ñaneHe defended him in court.jojomar
Ri-jojomarRi-jojomar.Public defender.jojomar
 Ri-jojomar eo eṇ.He is the public defender.jojomar
ṃarṃarKōjjel ilān kaalutok kein ad kōṃṃan ṃarṃar.Let's (us three) go look for alu shells to make head leis.alu
 Lio eṇ ej aluuki ṃarṃar eṇThe lady is stringing the alu shells into a necklace lei.alu
jejeṃarṃarTony eḷap an jejeṃarṃar (ejjeṃarṃar).Tony is taking vacations all the time.jeṃar
ejjeṃarṃarTony eḷap an jejeṃarṃar (ejjeṃarṃar).Tony is taking vacations all the time.jeṃar
jetmarBuñniin ej jetmar.Tonight is the night after full moon.jetmar
ñarAini ñar kaṇe ñariierCollect those nar they left there.ñar
kōnarEṃōj kōnar ut eṇ.I have struck the trunk of that bush.kōnar
aḷkōnarJar ko wōj raṇ rej aḷkōnar ioon bok.The throng was taking an evening stroll on the beach.aḷkōnar
 Jen kaṃōj ad jerbal im pojak in aḷkōnar.Let's finish up our work and get ready to look nice at sunset.aḷkōnar
ri-aḷkōnarIj lewōj jatū bwe en aṃ ri-aḷkōnar in jota.I'll let you take my sister for a sunset stroll.aḷkōnar
ḶōñarAeniñeañḷọk tata likin Ḷōñar ilo Arṇo.The northward flowing current is greatest on the ocean side of Ḷōñar in Arṇo.aeniñeañḷọk
EbōḷoñarEbōḷoñar waini e.This copra nut has started to form a spongy kernel.bōḷoñar
wanlik-wōnarIn kar jeḷā ta eṇ ej kōṃṃane ke eḷak kar wanlik-wōnar aolepān rainin.I wonder what he is up to; he has been criss-crossing the island all day.wanlik-wōnar
 Ear wanlik-wōnar ḷọk oooṃ emarok.He kept going back and forth, from the oceanside to the lagoonside and vice versa until night-fall.wanlik-wōnar
EñarñarEñarñar ekThe fish are feeding off the reef.ñarñar
UñarUñar juonCarry one.uñar
ḷoārWōn ej aṃ ḷoār?Who's your lawyer?ḷoār
aparWōn ej apar ñan koṃro?Who will be your witnesses?apar
jeparEḷap an pen jepar in ni ṇeThe stems of the coconut bunches of that tree are strongly attached.jepar
 Jek jepar kaṇe ilo ni ṇe bwe eḷap an jeparpare.Cut some stems of coconut bunches off that coconut tree because there are too many of them.jepar
 Jek jepar ṇe jān raan ni ṇeCut the stem of the coconut bunch from that coconut tree.jepar
tōparIḷak baj tōpar ḷọk ijo ilo an Bojin eo dāpiji ak Jema ej kaṃḷoiki bōran.When I got there the Boatswain was holding and controlling him, and Father was trying to cool him down with a cool cloth on his forehead. P1161ṃōḷo
 Kajiṃwe aṃ jijet bwe etōplik tōpar wa ṇeSit properly because the canoe is unbalanced.tōplik tōpar
 Ejeja ri-Ṃajōḷ ej tōpar jiljilimjuonñoul iiō.Few Marshallese reach the age of seventy.jiljilimjuonñoul
 Eṃōj tōpar jiljinoñoul iiō.I have reached the age of sixty years.jiljinoñoul
 Ke ekar tōpar kūrọọjti eo, ebuñjenōṃ ḷak bwijbwij, ekā lōñ ḷọk im jok ioon im jijet.When he reached the cross-stick at the top of the mast, he suddenly started kicking, then he jumped up to the top and landed on it and sat down. P1192bwijbwij
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etōparḶadik eo etōpar iien eṃṃan ded.The boy is reaching maturity.ṃōṃan ded
JetōparJetōpar dibukaeWe're in the zone of the dibukae currents.dibukae
 Ta eo ke juon wōt boñ jetōpar LikiepIt’s no big deal, because after just one night we will reach Likiep. P96ta
 Kōjro naaj et ñe jetōpar eoonene?” ikar kajjitōk ippān.What are we going to do when we get to the main island?” I asked him. P1332eoonene
kōttōparKōmij 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
 Iuwe ḷọk ioon wab eo im kōttōpar ḷọk ijo jet ṃōṃaan rej eọñōd ie, tōrerein wab eo tu iōñ.I went up onto the dock and went over to where some guys were fishing, on the north side of the dock. P314tōpar
 Jema ekar kōttōpar ḷọk ḷōḷḷap eo ioon kappe im erro kōnono jidik.Father approached the Old Man on the shore and the two of them talked for a little while. P1264tōpar
 Iuwe ḷọk ioon wab eo im kōttōpar ḷọk ijo jet ṃōṃaan rej eọñwōd ie, tōrerein wab eo tu iōñ.I went up onto the dock and went over to where some guys were fishing, on the north side of the dock. P314eọñwōd
jekōttōparBōlen eṃṃan ñe jekōttōpar ḷọk.”Maybe we should sail over that way and see.” P1109tōpar
rarIden jaki eṇ kōṃṃan jān maañ rar.The weaving strips of the mat are made from pandanus leaves dried by fire.iden
 Rar iakwāāl im jujne jibwe doon.They had an argument and then squared off and fought.jibwe doon
 Rar jitōñe bwe en juon minister.They appointed him to be a minister.jitōñ
 Rar joḷọk jān jikuuḷ.They expelled him from school.joḷọk
 Teem ko rar joobṇajThe teams were tied.joobṇōj
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ararEor ke kein arar ñiDo you have a toothpick?arar
ārārKwōn ārār tok ijeṇe.Come closer (called by leader in aḷeḷe fishing).ārār
kaararKwōj kaarar ḷọk ñan ia?Where are you driving the car?kaarar
ikaararEḷap an ikaarar ikōn āninThe fish around this islet are very poisonous.ikaarar
 Ejjab ikaarar ikōn āniinThe fish of this islet are not poisonous.ikaarar
 Elōñ ek ikaarar.There are many poisonous fish.ek
eḷḷāārārWōn in ej ḷōḷāārār (eḷḷāārār) tokWho is this making noise on the gravel coming here?ḷōḷāārār
ḷōḷāārārWōn in ej ḷōḷāārār (eḷḷāārār) tokWho is this making noise on the gravel coming here?ḷōḷāārār
 Ij ja lōḷñoñ bajjek wōt ioon wa eo ak iroñ ḷōḷāārār ioon wab eo.I was still on the boat feeling nervous when I heard the rattling of gravel on the dock. P55ḷōḷāārār
wāārārWōn eo eṇ ej wāārār āne ḷọkThat turtle keeps on crawling towards the island.wāār
EmmelkwaararEmmelkwaarar lowaan ṃweeṇAshes are scattered all over the place inside that house.melkwaarar
bukwaararEjjeḷọk ḷap in an wa kaṇ bukwaarar.Those ships are really stirring up a lot of wake.bukwaarar
aerarEṃōd ni eo kōn an kar aerar.The coconut tree is losing its leaves because it was singed by the fire.ṃōd
AerārAerār in jeṃjerā ilo ṃoolTouching shoulders in true friendship.aerār
 Ikoṇaan aerār waj ippaṃ.I want to touch shoulders with you.aerār
 Kwōn jab aerār ippaDon't touch shoulders with me.aerār
kaaerārEj kaaerār tok nejiṃro.He's catching ruddy turnstones for us to have as pets.aerār
 Ḷadik ro remoot in kaaerār.The boys are gone hunting for ruddy turnstones.aerār
Ri-kaaerārRi-kaaerār ro rōko.The ruddy turnstone trappers escaped.aerār
EaerarEaerar keinikkan ḷam jako.The trees got thoroughly scorched aerar
EaerārEaerār an kōnono.He's always talking about ruddy turnstones.aerār
 Eaerār tata ñe ej añōneañ.The ruddy turnstones abound the most at the windy season.aerār
irarekōṇan 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
rirarJekjek tọḷūn rirar.Cut branches for singeing.tọḷ
EbbūrarrarEbbūrarrar ḷam jako ijeṇe.That area there by you is all smeary.būrar
EṃṃūrarrarEṃṃūrarrar kooḷan bōran ri-Amedka.Lots of Americans have blond hair.ṃūrar
EbūrarEbūrar pilej e.This plate isn't clean.būrar
 Ebūrar nuknuk ṇe aṃ.Your clothes are smeared.būrar
kurarJuon ṇe kurar peiṃYou've got a scratch on your hand.kurar
 Ekar 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
EṃūrarEṃūrar kooḷan bōran lieṇ.Her hair is red.ṃūrar
tarKōn an tar jān joñan an ḷeo bōballele, kōṃwōj kar jab kanooj eḷḷọk ñan men ko ej ba.Because his interest in worldly possessions was too much, we did not pay too much attention to what he was saying.balle
 Ej tar bōōjōje naan ko ñan armej ro.He is starting to spread the word to the people.bōōjōj
 Epāpijek ṃwilin ḷadik eṇ kōn an tar jān joñan an anemkwōj.His behavior leaves a lot to be desired because of lack of discipline.pāpijek
 Ebarāinwōt tipen kōiie i loṃaḷo meñe ej jañin kar tar meto kaṇ rōḷḷap.It seemed seaworthy in the lagoon, but it had not yet traveled on the high sea. P15kōiie
 Bwe 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
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atarItok kōjro jekab em atar doonLet's see which of us is better at checkers.atar
 Atar erranPaint or chop up to the charcoal mark (older expression for atarḷain)atar
etarIj 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
 Etar jān joñan an inōknōk wōjkein kirijṃōj eṇ.The Christmas tree is over-decorated.inōknōk
 Etar jān joñan an ri-Amedka ro kōṃṃan aeñwāñwā.The Americans made noise beyond endurance.Amedka
 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
RōtarRōtar āneḷọk ke rej jubwiji er jān āneoThey headed toward the island when they noticed the islanders signaling them.jubwij
atartarJab atartar ijeṇe bwe kwōnaaj tenaḷ.Don't lean on that or you might get a splinter.tenaḷ
 Men eo ikar roñ ainikien de eo dān jidik eo ej kokolōblōb i lowaan wa eo ilo an ṃōṃakūtkūt im ṃōḷeiñiñ ke ej atartar i turin wab eo.The only sound I could hear was the little bilge water splashing inside the boat when it moved and when it bumped up against the pier. P346ṃōṃōḷeiñiñ
 Joñan aer ājāj, rej wātok im atartar ippān wa eo.They were so vicious that they came right up along the side of the boat. P1000atartar
 Jema ekar atartar i turin tāāñin dān eo, Bojin eo ej jijet i tōrerein wa eo im kattotoik neen, ak Kapen eo eṃōj an ḷōke jila eo im ej jutak im jebwebwe.Father was leaning against the water tank, the Boatswain was sitting with his feet hanging over the side of the boat, and the Captain was straddling the tiller and standing up steering. P1033toto
 Raan eo juon, ke ekar jota dikdikḷọk, kōmmān tōkeak ḷọk i arin Kwajleen im bar atartar ilo ejja wab eo kōmmān kar pād ie ṃōṃkaj jān ammān kar jeblaak.Early the next evening we sailed toward the lagoon side of Kwajalein and came up alongside the same pier where we had been before we had set sail. P1338jeblaak
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jaatartarJenaaj bar pād jidik im ḷak ilbōk jaatartar ippān.”Before we know it we’ll be along side of it.” P1137atartar
kaatartarInjinia 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
eatartarWa eo eṇ eatartar ṃaan wab.The ship is tied up at the end of the pier.atartar
 Nejū e, ñe ej eṃṃan wōt jabdewōt i jeṇe, ekwe wanlọñ tak ḷọk bwe wa eo e ejako eatartar ippād,” Jema ekkūr tok.Son, come up if everything is okay down there, because the boat is about to come alongside us now,” Father said. P1144ippa-
KōttarKōttar an allọk em buuki.Wait till it comes within range, then shoot it.allọk
 Ri-anidep ro raṇ rej kōttar eok bwe ren jinoe.The kick ball players are out there waiting for you to start the game.anidep
 Iar kōttar eok ak kwaar jab itok. Baj ke iar iwōj ak kwaar jako.I waited for you and you didn't show up. In fact, I had come and you were not there.baj ke
 Kōttar an bōbool (ebbool) em kōtḷọke.Wait till it expands then let it go.bōbool
 Kōjro kōttar an buḷuḷḷuḷ dān e im katuwe.Let's wait until this water boils and take it off the fire.buḷuḷḷuḷ
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KwarKwar lo ke aṃain kōtteep eo?Did you see the nail-puller hammer?aṃa
 Kwar ito ñāāt jān Arṇo?When did you come (westerly) from Arno.ito
 Kwar kabaantuun tok ke ad baantuun nien dān?Did you look for pontoons for our water container?baantuun
kwarkwarEttōr tok juon ḷooj im uwōjaki awal im kwarkwar ko itōrerein wa eo.A false albacore swam toward us and caused minnows and sardines to leap out of the water around the boat. P114aol
 Ettōr tok juon ḷooj im uwōjaki awal im kwarkwar ko itōrerein wa eo.A false albacore swam toward us and caused minnows and sardines to leap out of the water around the boat. P114 P114uwōjak
memelkwarkwarEmetak būruō kōn memelkwarkwar (emmelkwarkwar).My throat hurts from its raspiness.memelkwarkwar
mmelkwarkwarIdaak wūno ṃokta jān an (m)melkwarkwar būruoṃ.Take medicine before you start getting phlegm in your throat.melkwarkwar
EmmelkwarkwarEmmelkwarkwar būruonHe keeps coughing up phlegm.melkwarkwar
 Emetak būruō kōn memelkwarkwar (emmelkwarkwar).My throat hurts from its raspiness.memelkwarkwar
 Kapen eo emmelkwarkwar bajjek ijo im ḷak kar jillọk im lōr.The Captain cleared his throat but then was silent and didn’t say anything. P782lur
lukwarKwōn lukwōje lukwar ṇe bwe erōḷọk.Tighten the lukwar because it's loose.lukwar
owarIj owar ñan eok bwe kwōn jouj in jab baere Jọọn.I'm begging you please not to fire John.owar
eowarRōlukkuun ban tōprak baib kaṇe ke? Ta ejjeḷọk kōl eṇ kwōmaroñ kōṃṃane bwe ren ṃōṃane ke?” Kapen eo eowar ñan Jema.So the pipes are shot? There’s no way you can fix them?” the Captain pleaded with Father. P730owar
erIāliklik kōn ṃōñā kōnke jejjab naajdik er.I am ashamed that we're not sharing this food with them.āliklik
 Teem ta kaṇ rej kajiaik er?What teams they make them to compete each other?jiāe
 Team ko rejeḷā tata raṇ rej kajiāik er.The best teams are arranged to compete each other.jiāe
 Ḷañe ear jejoñjoñ (ejjoñjoñ) kake er.The skipjack picked them all off one by one.jejoñjoñ
 Rōtar āneḷọk ke rej jubwiji er jān āneoThey headed toward the island when they noticed the islanders signaling them.jubwij
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aerTa ṇe kwōj ba aer kakeWhy do you say it's theirs?aer
 Aerṃwein jowi in ad ej ñan indeo kōn aer jeḷā aerṃweiki doon.The relationship within our clan will last forever because it's alive and well.aerṃwe
 Eklejia eṇ ej allōñijuuki wōṇāān ṃōn jar kāāl eṇ aer.That congregation is using their monthly contributions to build their new church.allōñ iju
 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
 Kōrā eḷap aer arōk naan.Women like to gossip.arōk naan
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kobbaerAebōj-laḷin Mājro ennọ kobbaer.The water from the ground wells at Majuro is potable.aebōj-laḷ
Ri-baerRi-baer eo ṇe kwōj ḷōmṇak in kōjerbale.The one you're thinking of hiring was just fired.baer
EaerEaer būruōn ak ear etal wōt im kōṃṃane.He didn't want to but he did it anywayaer
iaerJuon 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
 Elōñ iaer reitan aetokaer wōt wa eo waammān.A lot of them were almost all up and down the length of our boat. P999aetok
 Juon eo baj pako tiltil iaer ejaad alikkar an lāj jān aolep bwe ñe ej ikueaak ikōtaan pako ko jet, aolep im euweaea 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. P1003uwea
abjāerTa kaṇ abjāer?What are their peculiarities?abja
mejāerIne ko kaṇ ejjādede mejāer.Some of those seeds are beginning to sprout.jāde
 Jab ikien bwe kwōnaaj kabokbok mejāer.Don't horse around or you'll get sand in their eyes.bokbok
tokjāerEar itok ri-kaki jān Iuunibōjiti eṇ an Awai im raar katakin ri-pepe ro wāween kwelọk im bar men ko jet eḷap tokjāer ñan kōṃṃani kwelọk ko an kien.Professors came from the University of Hawai‘i and instructed the representatives on important points of how to meet and hold legislative sessions. S16pepe
 Ṃōttan men ko rōḷḷap tokjāer im rej waḷọk jān ni ej pinniep.Among the products of importance from coconut trees is coconut oil. S18tokja-
 Ear jab kanooj alikkar ekōjkan an ṃuriniej ko ilo ekkatak eo maroñ in lukkuun alikkar an wōr tokjāer.It wasn't quite clear how the benchmarks in the study could clearly be useful.ṃuriniej
jettokjāerKaar ko kaṇ reṃor im jettokjāer.Those cars are old and worthless.jettokja-
kōjkāerArmej ro wōj ilo ān eṇ, enaaj kōjkāer ke emaat limeer dānnin idaak?What is going to be done about all the people at that island since they have run out of drinking water?kōjka-
bōkāerKōmat bōkāer.Cook enough for them.bōka-
ḷokaerEkwe, kwōn kab pād wōt ijeṇe bwe inaaj ekkotak lōñ ḷọk im iperi ḷọk ioon teek i lowaan kōjām ṇe ḷọk im kwōnaaj jibwe tu ḷokaer ilo iien eṇ ij kōtḷọki bwe ren jab wōtḷọk im ure eok kab injin ṇe,” Jema ekar kapilōk tok .Okay, just stay there, because I'm going to drag one end of the board up on deck and through the doorway while you hold the other end; that way it won’t fall on you or the engine,” Father suggested. P677ipep
aetokaerElōñ iaer reitan aetokaer wōt wa eo waammān.A lot of them were almost all up and down the length of our boat. P999aetok
mejḷaerJet kein kajjitōk ij ḷōmṇak rōkkar ñan an ro ilubwilijid eor aer jeḷā, meḷeḷe, im imminene kōn metwan (metoin) aelōñ kein, bwe ren kwaḷọk mejḷaer kiin ke ej wōr wōt aer iien.These are some questions I was thinking are appropriate for those among us who have knowledge, understanding, and experience with the ocean in our islands, so they can explain and describe (analyze) them while they are still able to do so. P802mejaḷ
 Jet kein kajjitōk ij ḷōmṇak rōkkar ñan an ro ilubwilijid eor aer jeḷā, meḷeḷe, im imminene kōn metoin aelōñ kein, bwe ren kwaḷọk mejḷaer kiin ke ej wōr wōt aer iien.Some of these questions I was thinking are appropriate for those among us who have knowledge, understanding, and experience with the ocean in our islands, so they can teach others while they still have time. P802bwilji-
jemāerEkar juon jerata ḷapḷap ke ej mej jemāer jān er.It was disastrous for them when their father died.jerata
EḷmāerEḷmāer 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
jimṃaerAolep iien ajiri ro rej roñjake an jimṃaer inọñEvery time the children listen to their grandfather telling the legend.inọñ
ḷōmāerRaan kein ewōr jet jikuuḷ kōṃṃan in kien im epo ḷọk jidik ḷōmāer.Nowadays there are some schools built by the government that are more ideal. S24po ḷōma-
ṇaḷōmāerKwaar ṇaḷōmāer innem abṇōṇō?You put them where they are and then you complained?ṇaḷōmān
abnāerKwoban jeḷā abnāer.You'll never know the secrets of their spiritual powers.abōn
joñāerEj jab joñāer wōt juon.They are not on a par.joña
koṇāerRi-juunboñ ro boñ ear kanooj lōñ koṇāer.The men who were pole fishing last night caught lots of fish.juunboñ
 Tom ej ṃōttan ri-eolaḷ ro ekkar ejjeḷọk koṇāer.Tom was one of them who didn't catch any fish using the bottom fishing method.eolaḷ
 Raar ajeji ek ko koṇāer im aolep rej kajjoñouljilu kijen.They divided their catch, and each of them got thirteen fish.joñoul jilu
 Ḷōṃaro raar kajjurere im ear kanooj lōñ koṇāer jureThe men fished for barracuda and had a good catch.jure
 Ri-kaikikūt ro raṇ elōñ koṇāer.The men who were (kaikikūt) fishing on the reef have caught lots of fish.kaikikūt
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kwoṇāerRaar leok im elōñ kwoṇāer iōōḷThey caught lots of mullet by using a long net.iōōḷ
 Elōñ kwoṇāer ellōkThey caught lots of rabbitfish.ellōk
kuṇaerAjiri raṇ nejin ritto raṇ rejaje kuṇaer.The children of the old couple aren't very thoughtful of their parents.jaje kuṇaa-
jepaerKajjioñ kōṃṃan bwe aolep eṃ rej ekkal ren jepaer wōt juon.Try to have the new buildings arranged evenly.jepaa-
aolepāerRaar iaboñe baaṃle eo im aolepāer im mej.They attacked the family at night and all of them are dead.iaboñ
ippāerJabdewōt iien kwōj lelo (ello) kōjwad, kwōn jeḷā bwe eor ek ippāer.Anytime you see a flock of birds on the ocean, you must know that there are fish with it.kōjwad
 Rej kọkutiñi ippāer.They're letting her skip-rope with them.kutiñ
 Kwōn peljoḷọk ippāer wōjGo mix in with all of them.peljo
 Ñe ej wōr nejid laddik rej iep jaḷḷọk kōnke ekkā wōt aer naaj ḷoor kōrā ro ippāer.Whenever we have male children, they are iepjaḷḷọk because they always stay with the wife's family.iep jaḷḷọk
 Itok kōjeañ etal in aṃoot ippāer.Let's the four of us go and play tag with them.anoot
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jerāerRi-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8ṇōṇooj
 Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8wūno
bōrāerRaar piḷōḷe ri-kalbuuj ro im ear kweejej bōrāer.The heads of the prisoners were clipped and shaved.kweejej
dettaerIj jañin kar lelolo pako dettaer de eo ilo mour e .I had never seen that many sharks in my whole life. P1004detta-
waerNi ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kije-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10lime-
 Ekar unoke im kōkāāle ijoko ekar wōr kurar bajjek ie ke ri-pālle ro rōkōn leāne lemeto jeḷaan tima ko waer eakeHe painted it and fixed the places where there were scratches from when they used to use the boat to set sailors ashore. P13leāne-lemeto
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10eṃ
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kinie-
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jenkwāerIjoko raar kakkuri ilo pata eo rej pād wōt jenkwāer.The traces of what they destroyed during the war were still there.ijeko
ilowaerṂōkein kōṃṃan jān aj im ilowaer ejjab jimeeṇ ak ḷāThese buildings are made from thatch and their interiors have gravel, not cement as floors. S24aj
 Ṃōkein kōṃṃan jān aj im ilowaer ejjab jimeeṇ ak ḷāThese buildings are made from thatch and their interiors have gravel, not cement as floors. S24jimeeṇ
 Ṃōkein kōṃṃan jān aj im ilowaer ejjab jimeeṇ ak ḷāThese buildings are made from thatch and their interiors have gravel, not cement as floors. S24ḷā
BenderMenmenbwij eo an Bender ebwe an kapokpok.Bender's genealogy is quite complex.menmenbwij
ebbeerKwōn mijmijelaḷ wōt im jab bōbweer (ebbeer).Keep persevering and don't lose hope.mijmijelaḷ
ṇaṃweieerRaar ṇaṃweieer ḷọk jān iṃōn wia eo aer.They gave them material possessions from their store.ṇaṃweien
nieerEj moot ḷọk wōt ḷeo ak Jema eba, Jero wanlaḷ tak ñan ruuṃin injin e bwe in kọkoṇi kein jerbal kaṇ im āti ilowaan bọọk eṇ nieer.”As the old man was leaving, Father said, Let’s go down to the engine room so I can straighten up my tools and put them away in their box.” P136nine
kinieerNi ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kije-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10lime-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10eṃ
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kinie-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10wa
jeerElā baḷuun eo ke ej jeer.The plane banked when it turned.
 Wa eo ear jeer jān wōd eo.The canoe turned away from the reef.jeer
kijeerTa eṇ kijeer?What are they eating?kije-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kije-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10lime-
 Rej ja ṃōṃōṇōṇō wōt kōn men ko kijeer ak etōbtōb tok juon ḷañe kakūtōtō im uwōjak.While they were enjoying their little bits of food, a big naughty skipjack came over and started causing a commotion. P386tōbtōb
 Kwōn kaeñoulḷọk kijeerLet them have forty breadfruit each.eñoul
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kōjeerKapen eo ebuñjenōm ḷak kōjeer wa eo, iḷak reito ilo memoujujin tōrerein wōd eo ke wa eo ej kaatare.The Captain suddenly steered the boat the other way when he saw the water turning a light blue color as we approached a coral head. P497buñjen
ri-ṇakọjeerEor ke ri-ṇakọjeer?Do they have anybody to give them blankets?ṇakọjen
limeerNi ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kije-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10lime-
 Raar kanne limeer dān jān aebōj eṇ.They drew water from the well.nine
 Ḷak ke eṃōj aerjel tōteiñ limeer, ibaj jibwe tok juon kab im tōteiñ liṃō jān tibat eo.Once they had all gotten something to drink, I got a cup and filled it from the teapot. P964tōteiñ
 Armej ro wōj ilo ān eṇ, enaaj kōjkāer ke emaat limeer dānnin idaak?What is going to be done about all the people at that island since they have run out of drinking water?kōjka-
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āneerEkairuj jukjuk im pād eo ke ṃōnwa eo ej kōjañ jilel eo ie ilikin āneo āneer.It alarmed the community when the warship blew its horn on the oceanside of the island.iruj
ruk-bueerRūttariṇae in Jepaan ro i Ruōt rej baj pepojakjek wōt in ruk-bueer ak ejodik ṃōrein in Amedka ro im buuk er im remej.While the Japanese soldiers were gathering their ammunition together the American marines landed and shot them dead.ruk-bo
ebbweerTa ṇe kwōj bōbweer (ebbweer) kakeWhat makes you get discouraged so easily?bōbweer
 Kwōn jab bōbweer (ebbweer) ṃōkajDon't give up too soon.bōbweer
 Ta eo enāj kapioin eppāneneik kōj bwe jen jab ebbweer?What is going to give us the dry land chill so we don't get discouraged?eppānene
bōbweerTa ṇe kwōj bōbweer (ebbweer) kakeWhat makes you get discouraged so easily?bōbweer
 Kwōn mijmijelaḷ wōt im jab bōbweer (ebbeer).Keep persevering and don't lose hope.mijmijelaḷ
 Kwōn jab bōbweer (ebbweer) ṃōkajDon't give up too soon.bōbweer
 Jekdọọn ñe ekate joñan wōt an maroñ ak ekar jab bōbweer in dikḷọk.But no matter how hard he tried, he couldn’t get it to stop slowing down. P616bōbweer
 Kein ta kein ke jenaaj mej kaki,” Bojin eo ekwaḷọk an bōbweer.This stuff will be the death of us,” the Boatswain said, indicating he was agitated. P1128bōbweer
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imweerRaar jepjeptok bwe erup ṃweo imweer ilo ḷañ eo.They moved here because their house was destroyed in the storm.jepjep
iṃweerNi ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kije-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10lime-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10eṃ
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10kinie-
 Ni ej leḷọk ñan er limeer, kijeer, iṃweer, kinieer, kab waer.Coconuts provide them with beverages, food, dwellings, bedding, and canoes. S10wa
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aṃbwidilāierEkōl aṃbwidilāier.They have a fancy way of using their umbrellas.aṃbwidilā
aeñwāñwāierEjjeḷọk wōt aeñwāñwāier.They're very noisy.aeñwāñwā
riabierEjjeḷọk wōt riabier nañinmejNever have we seen such great fakes about being sick.riab nañinmej
peierEkadu addi kaṇ eoḷōpān peier. / Ekadu addi-eoḷapier.Their middle fingers are short.addi-eoḷap
kōbwebweierEjej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859jerbal
 Ejej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859kōbwebwei-
bōkāiierJero etal in kōttọọri merā ko bwe bōkāiier kiiōLet's go chase the parrotfish into the weir because this is the right tide for them.kōttọọr
aḷokbadiierEjjeḷọk aḷokbadiier.Boy, aren't they always late!aḷokbad
jikiierKwōn kōpeḷaak jar kaṇe wōj ṇa ijoko jikiier.Have all those groups assemble at their respective places.peḷaak
ainikiierDedeen ke eḷak ekkāke baḷuun i mejatoto ioon aelōñ in, jeitan wūdeakeak kōn ainikiier.”You know, it’s like how the planes are flying above this island all the time, the noise makes me want to go crazy.” P199ainikie-
bwiin-puwaḷiierEjāālel bwiin-puwaḷiier.We can smell their offensive odor everywhere they go.bwiin-puwaḷ
lejāniierEjjeḷọk wōt lejāniier.They're so adulterous.lejān
ḷōnañiierEjjeḷam ḷōnañiier.They're such fakes.ḷōnañ
ñariierAini ñar kaṇe ñariier.Collect those nar they left there.ñar
kōjḷọriierEjej wōt kōjḷọriier ke rej jab ko.The fish are so stunned they don't run away.kōjḷọr
dujejjetiierEjjeḷam dujejjetiier.They're overflowing.dujejjet
ekakolōkabwiierJipij eo an ekakolōkabwiier.They were disenchanted by his speech.kolōkabwi-
AmejierAmejier wōt iñak ta.They're so half cooked it's pitiful.amej
nejierRej jemānjiik doon kōn an ajiri ro nejier ṃareThey are related by the marriage of their children.jemānji-
anemkwōjierBaj anemkwōjier ke eñiin rej jañin jāde!They really are independent; aren't they, since they have not returned!anemkwōj
alwōjierEkiliddāp alwōjier.They spend more than enough time looking at movies.alwōj
jikierAolep ri-aetọ im rọọl ñan jikier.All residents of the small islets have returned home.aetọ
 Kien eo an Amedka ej jipañ armej rein bwe ren wōnṃaanḷọk im bōk jikier ippān laḷ ko jet.The American government is helping these people move forward and take their place among other countries. S3wōnṃaanḷọk
ainikierBao ko kein ij roñjaki ainikier ijōkākāI've heard the sound of the chickens somewhere around here.ijekākā
jerbalierEjej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859jerbal
 Ejej tokjān ad bōbōk tok ak kōṃṃan im wia waad waan pālle bwe eḷaññe rōwōla, ejej kein jerbalier ak kōbwebweier.There’s really no point in buying Western boats because the materials we need to fix them aren’t even available here. P859kōbwebwei-
alalierEar jab jubūruōn kōn alalier ioon bwidej eo an.He wasn't satisfied with their care for his land.alal
adkeelelierBaj adkeelelier!They are such an intractable group!adkeelel
ṇaballierKōm ar ṇaballier jet nuknuk māṇāāṇ.We provided them some warm clothes.ṇaballin
ri-ṇaballierWōn ri-ṇaballier?Who's responsible to clothe them?ṇaballin
AejemjemierAejemjemier ealikkar ilo naan ko aer.Their persuasiveness was evident in their choice of words.aejemjem
iṃaanierErkākaṇ 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
anbwijbanierRaar jeaḷ kōn anbwijbanier.They waved their left hands.anbwijban
ānbwinnierIlo an armej bwijwōḷā ḷọk ej diñōjḷọk ānbwinnier. Ilo an armej bwijwōḷā ḷọk ej diñōjḷọk ānbwinnierAs people grow old their bodies begin to shrivel.diñōjḷọk
 Ilo an armej bwijwōḷā ḷọk ej diñōjḷọk ānbwinnier. Ilo an armej bwijwōḷā ḷọk ej diñōjḷọk ānbwinnierAs people grow old their bodies begin to shrivel.diñōjḷọk
anbwinmaroñierRej kotak anbwinmaroñier.They're raising their right hands.anbwijmaroñ
AduwadoierAduwadoier, kōrāān Ṃajeḷ in raan kein.Their way of carrying things in a basket, today's Marshallese women, that is.aduwado
limoierAolep laḷ ko rōḷḷap raar kanooj in itok limoier kōn men in bwe raar tōmak bwe men in juon kōkaḷḷe in an Ṃaikronijia jino wōnṃaanḷọk ñan an make jutak im bōk eddoin jerbal ko an make.The major powers of the world were quite interested in this because they believed it to be a sign of the beginnining of Micronesian independence and of their taking responsibility for their own affairs. S16kakōḷḷe
eitok-limoierAolep ri-itok-limo ro ilo jipañ ri-nañinmej raar bwikilọk jipañ ko aer ñan aujpitōḷ. [Aolep ro eitok-limoier ilo jipañ ri-nañinmej raar … ]All of those who showed interest in helping the sick took their contributions to the hospital. [The preferred usage is in square brackets.]itok-limoin
amiṃōṇoierEṃṃan amiṃōṇoier.They make good handicraft.amiṃōṇo
addi-eoḷapierEkadu addi kaṇ eoḷōpān peier. / Ekadu addi-eoḷapier.Their middle fingers are short.addi-eoḷap
arierElur jabarin āne ko rej jālto arier.The lagoon side of the islets facing west are calm (windless).jabar
AerarierAerarier wōt ta.They're so brown they're unrecognizable.aerar
maatierEbar bōjrak ammān kar kōnono ak kōmmān ijuboñ-ijuraani aḷaḷ ko ñan maatier.We stopped talking and kept at it until there weren’t any boards left. P755ijuboñ-ijuraan
 Ebar bōjrak ammān kar kōnono ak kōmmān ijuboñ-ijuraani aḷaḷ ko ñan maatier.We stopped talking and kept at it until there weren’t any boards left. P755maat
AinbatierAinbatin wōn bōb kein? Ainbatier.Who boiled the pandanus? They did.ainbat
AlebabuierAlebabuier ekōṃṃan bwe ren jab teru ilo jerbal eo.Their tendency to always be laid-back prevented them from landing the job.alebabu
AikuierAikuier einwōt aikiuun kabwebwe.They ration out food like tricky people.aikiu
nukwierRi-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8ṇōṇooj
 Ri-wūno rein raar ṇooj wūno ko aer im wāween kōṃṃani im kwaḷọk wōt ñan ro nukwier im jerāer.These medical practicioners kept their medicines and how to use them secret, and revealed them only to their families and friends. S8wūno
JijerWūjlepḷọk ñan Jijer men ko ṃweien Jijer.Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's.wūjlep-
 Wūjlepḷọk ñan Jijer men ko ṃweien Jijer.Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's.wūjlep-
kijerJab kijer in dimtake.Don't jerk it yet.dimtak
 Jab kijer in katuwe bwe ejjañin mat.Don't take it off the fire yet because it is not done.kijer
 Iban kijer in kajjitōk ṃae iien ilukkuun ban.I won't ask until I'm really stuck.kijer
 Jab kijer in eḷḷọk bwe tọọr pata.Don't spread the net out yet for it is just a small group.tọọr pata
 Ri-aintiin rej jab kijer in wōdwōd.Those who boil pandanus aren't supposed to chew them.aintiin
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kwokijerEtke kwokijer im bu.Why did you shoot before you were told to do so?kijer
kabwijerIjujen kabwijer tok pein im kōṃro iọkiọkwe doon.I took his hand and we said goodbye. P473iọkiọkwe
 Wōn eṇ ej kabwijer jebwe eṇ?Who's controlling the wheel?kabwijer
 Ḷōṃaro raar kabwijer doonThe men fought.kabwijer doon
 Ijujen kabwijer tok pein im kōṃro iọkiọkwe doon.I took his hand and we said goodbye. P473kabwijer
kabkūbwijerKwōn kabkūbwijer ḷọk wa ṇeKeep the sail of the canoe full there.kabwijer
EaḷjerEaḷjer kōn an inepata.His worries have caused him ulcers.aḷjer
ri-aḷjerAolep ri-aḷjer rej taktō ilju.All those afflicted with ulcers see the doctor tomorrow.aḷjer
kijerjerIkanooj kijerjer in etal ilo iaḷ in ḷọk ñan Israel.I am really anxious to go on this journey to Israel.iaḷ
 Ij tōtōr wōt, joñan kijerjer.I started running—that’s how eager I was. P147kijerjer
 Joñan kijerjer, jekdọọn āt rot ak men eo de eo jen jeblaak,” Kapen eo eba.I am in a big hurry here; it doesn’t matter what the boat’s name is, just that we get going,” the Captain said. P437de
EkijerjerEkijerjer kapen eṇ in jerak.The captain is in a hurry to sail.kijerjer
HitlerRi-Amedka ro ilo tariṇae eo ḷọk an laḷ in raar jaṃtiltili Hitler im ejeddaṃ.In World War II the Americans defeated Hitler in an end move and he got smashed.jaṃtiltil
 Hitler ekar juon ri-Jāmne.Hitler was a German.Jāmne
doerIrooj ro raar kaeotaak ḷōṃaro doer.The chiefs have their men compete in wrestling.eotaak
ioerKōm ar anjọ ioer.We conquered them.anjọ
iperJab iper jea ṇe bwe jemmāālel.Don't drag that chair because it gives us the shivers.memāālel
 Kwōn iper arḷọk kimej kaṇe.Drag those fronds to the lagoon beach.ipep
 Raar iper ri-kadek eo.They dragged the drunkard.iper
kaaererKwōn jab kaaerer.Don't be so possessive.aer
RūkkaaererRūkkaaerer in kōrā.An overly possessive woman.aer
kaererKwōn jab kaerer ippānDon't be so possesive of him.kaerer
ekaererNiñniñ eo ekaerer ippān jinen.The baby doesn't want to be away from its mother.kaerer
Ri-kaererRi-kaerer eo eṇ ippān lieṇ ippān.He is the one who doesn't want to be separated from his wife.kaerer
Ri-kabbweererRi-kabbweerer eo ṇeHe is the who always discourages people.bōbweer
EasterJabōt in Easter.Easter Sunday.Jabōt
ministerRar jitōñe bwe en juon minister.They appointed him to be a minister.jitōñ
ebbwerJab ebbwer.Don't give up.jab
irLale bwe kwōn jab ir jān men eo iaar ba.Be careful not to deviate from my instructions.ir
kairWōn ar kair bok iar karōki?Who changed the books from the way I arranged them?ir
EirEir bok kaṇe jān ke iar karki.Those books are changed from the way I arranged them.ir
kwiirRej kọkkoṇkoṇ pijin kwiir.They're hoarding toilet paper.kọkkoṇkoṇ
jijirEjirilọk im jalleplep kōn jijir iaḷ eo.He slipped and fell on his back because of the slippery road.jijir
ekajjirPinniep eo ekajjir pein im eban dāpij aḷaḷ eo.The coconut oil made his hand too slippery to hold the stick.jijir
ejjirLale aṃ etetal bwe ejjir barin āninWatch your step for the rocks on this island are slippery.bar
 Lale kwōjirilọk bwe ejjir ijeṇeBe careful you don't slip because it's slippery there.jirilọk
 Ejjir ioon jimeeṇ eṇ kōn an tutu.The concrete floor is wet and slippery.jijir
 Ikar kōjparok wōt ṃōṃakūtkūt i lowaan wa eo bwe ejjir ḷam jako ijo kōn wōil.I was careful as I moved around the boat because everything was covered with oil and it was very slippery. P716jijir
 Ikar kōjparok wōt ṃōṃakūtkūt i lowaan wa eo bwe ejjir ḷam jako ijo kōn wōil.I was careful as I moved around the boat because everything was covered with oil and it was very slippery. P716wōil
ijjirEjikeet kōn an ijjir iaḷ eo.He slipped because of the slippery road.jikeet
pirJidik wōt an pir dān eo jān mejān aebōj eo.The water is down just a little from the top of the cistern.pir
EpirEpir kaḷ eo an ajri eo.The baby's diapers are slipping off.pir
EppirpirEppirpir kaḷ eo an ajri eṇ.That baby's diapers keep slipping down.pir
irirBarāinwōt ñoñorñorin pānet ko ke rej irir i kōtaan wab eo im wa eo.I could also hear the boat’s fenders making a crunching noise when they rubbed between the pier and the boat. P347irir
EirirEirir wa eo ilo wōd eo.The boat was scratched by the reef.irir
orJab kōṃṃan aploñloñ bwe enaaj or tariṇae.Stop causing a disturbance or a war may erupt.aploñloñ
 Jen kaṃōje ke ej ja or wōt iien.Let's finish it while there is still time to do so.ja
 Enaaj or jebta Kūrijṃōj in.There will be a song fest this Christmas.jebta
 Rūtto ro rōkein ba jab kadkadajaj bwe enaaj or jerata.The old folks used to say to never attempt the impossible or sorry consequences might follow.kadkadajaj
 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
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aborEjaje abor an etal.It never gets impeded while in progress.abor
BaṃbōrBaṃbōr in ṃōn Robert men e iar wiaiki.This is the bumper from Robert Reimers that I bought.baṃbōr
kōbaṃbōrḶeo emoot in kōbaṃbōr tokThe man went looking for a bumper.baṃbōr
ekaaborborKotak neōṃ bwe ekaaborbor.Lift your foot out (of the water) because it's impeding our progress.abor
kuborborKwōn jab kuborbor bwe kwōnaaj pọk.Don't eat with your mouth so full or you'll get food caught in your esophagus.kuborbor
 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
EorEor ke kein arar ñiDo you have a toothpick?arar
 Eor ke kwōnaṇ aujjiid eo aṃ?Did you catch any birds in your snare?aujiid
 Eor ke āmje bato?Do you have an empty bottle?āmje
 Eor ke aṃ boṇōj jān jerbal eṇ aṃ?Do you get bonuses from your work?boṇōj
 Eor ke aṃ (jidpān) bōrrāDo you have a rip saw?bōrrā
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deorEuwāween aṃ deor jān bade eo?How did you manage to slip out from the party?deor
EdeorEdeor jān pein Kaminij.He escaped from the Communists.deor
 Edeor jān bōd eo an.He escaped from his sin.deor
 Ia eo edeor ieWhere did he slip off to?deor
EeorEeor tata nuknuk eṇ an lieṇ kōn an ikkutkut an kōṇake.Her dress has faded the most because she wore it so often.eor
 Eeor mejān joōt eṇ an.The color of his shirt is fading.eor
jeorEar ettōr im jeor in bale.He ran and make a sharp turn.jeor
 Eaitok jeor kaṇ an likao eṇ.That young man's sideburns are long.jeor
 Kwōn jeor ilo iaḷ ṇeTurn into that street.jeor
 Kwōn kab jeor ñan anmiiñ ilo jeor eṇ ṃoktataTurn left at the first turn.jeor
 Kwōn kab jeor ñan anmiiñ ilo jeor eṇ ṃoktataTurn left at the first turn.jeor
jejeorEban jejeor (ejjeor) eọ ṇeThat tattoo is indelible.ban jejeor
kajjeorAjriin raan kein rejaje kajjeor.Modern day Marshallese children do not know how to play kajjeorkajjeor
EkajjeorEkajjeor ḷadik ro ilik.The boys are playing kajjeor at the ocean side of the island.kajjeor
ejjeorEban jejeor (ejjeor) eọ ṇeThat tattoo is indelible.ban jejeor
eọreorEṃōj ke an ajri eo eọreor?Has that child's bottom been washed?eọreor
jejeoreorKwōn jab jejeoreor (ejjeoreor) bwe jenaaj jorrāān.Don't turn so frequently or we might have an accident.jeor
EjjeoreorEjjeoreor wa eo.The vehicle keeps turning this way and that.jeor
 Kwōn jab jejeoreor (ejjeoreor) bwe jenaaj jorrāān.Don't turn so frequently or we might have an accident.jeor
kiorEbuñlọk juon kior kijoñjoñ im kọkkure wa ko.A big storm came and ravaged the canoes.kior
seniorKwōj aikuj jeḷā menmenbwij bwe kwōn jeḷā wōn eo ej Irooj, Aḷap im senior ri-Jerbal ilo juon wāto.You must know the genealogy in order to know who is the Irooj, Aḷap an ri-Jerbal for each parcel of land. menmenbwij
jejorKain jejor (ejjor) rot ṇe kwaar kōṃṃane ñan bakbōk ṇeWhat type of handle did you make for that knife?jejor
ejjorKain jejor (ejjor) rot ṇe kwaar kōṃṃane ñan bakbōk ṇeWhat type of handle did you make for that knife?jejor
 Eḷap an jeḷā ejjor ekHe's very good at searching for fish in the distance.jejor
RijjorRijjor ek eo eṇ.He is the one who can spot fish in the distance.jejor
jorjorIa ṇe kwōj jorjor ñaneWhere are you walking so fast?jerjer
 Ia ṇe kwōj jorjor ñaneWhere are you walking so fast?jorjor
ekajorjorTa eṇ ekajorjor likao kake.What makes that young man walk so fast.jerjer
pepejọrjorIm ikar roñ ainikien ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ ke erro kar pepejọrjor ijo i lōñ in pojak in diak.And I heard the sound of their treading feet as they moved around and got ready to change the sail from one side to the other to tack the boat. P1101ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ
 Im ikar roñ ainikien ṃūṃūṇṃūṇ ke erro kar pepejọrjor ijo i lōñ in pojak in diak.And I heard the sound of their treading feet as they moved around and got ready to change the sail from one side to the other to tack the boat. P1101pepejọrjor
 Alikkar aerro kar jino pepejọrjor.It was obvious they were getting ready to go P679pepejọrjor
Ri-jorjorRi-jorjor eo ṇeHe's the one who walks so fast.jorjor
korKurkure kor ṇe ṃokta jān aṃ kōjerbale.Wash out the kor before you use it.kor
ri-kaakōrEinwōt baj tipen ri-kaakōr men raṇ.They look like they're the type who catch mullet.akōr
ḷakōrPukottok juon kaaṃtō bwe en kaaṃtōik ḷakōr ṇeLook for a carpenter to make the locker.kaaṃtō
EkorEkor in uwe ilo baḷuun.He's afraid to fly on planes.kor
ikorIkar 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
jipikōrBoot eo inne ilo Nitijeḷā ekar ḷe juon aet ak jipikōr eo ekar kajeboiki ilo an kar boot jaab.In yesterday's vote in the Nitijelā there was one more vote in favor, but the speaker tied it by voting no.jebo
kakkōrJen etal in kakkōr ilo ṇa eṇ.Let's go clamming at that shoal.ṇa
kajokkorEḷaññe 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
ekajokkorNi jekaro eo eṇ ekajokkor.My coconut sapling has a bottle on it now.kajokkor
lōkōrKejro kōjetak juon ṇo im lōkōr ippānLets wait for the surf to come and go surf-riding.jetak
ālokorKwōn jab ālokor kōjDon't look back at us.ālokorkor
ṃōkōrIaar lo an ṃōkōr ḷọk ijieṇ ḷọkI saw him moving along in that direction.ṃōkōr
 Bwōlen eṃṃan ḷọk koṃro jino ṃōkōr waj iṃaan bwe koṃro en jab ruṃwiji.Maybe it's better you two get a head start so you are not late.ṃōkōr
 Ededeḷọk ektak im jabdewōt, kiin kōmij kōttar an jiljino awa bwe kōmmān en ṃōkōr ḷọk,” Kapen eo eba.Everything is loaded up and ready to go; now we are just waiting until 6 o’clock and we’ll get going,” the Captain said. P430ṃōkōr
kōrkōrKwomaroñ ke inwijete tok jouj e an kōrkōr e waō?Can you lash the bottom part of my canoe to the upper part?jouj
 Kwōn kakilen ṃōk wōn eṇ ej eọñōd ilo kōrkōr eṇTry to recognize who that is fishing in that canoe.kakōlkōl
 Erjel kar mọọn ḷọk ilo mar ko im ḷak bar jāde tok erjel ej kōjerrāiki meto tak juon kōrkōr.They disappeared into the bushes and then reappeared carrying a small canoe. P1266kōjerrā
 Jab kōrkōr ioon kūro bwe kwōnaaj jerata.You'd better not be choosy or you'll be sorry.kōrkōr ioon kūro
 Eddo kubaakin kōrkōr eṇ waan.His canoe's outrigger is quite heavy.kubaak
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ekkorkorTa kaṇe rej kokorkor (ekkorkor) ilo bōjọ ṇe am?What is that jingling in your pocket?kokorkor
 Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kokorkor (ekkorkor)?Why don't you stop being frightened all the time?kor
 Ta kaṇe rej kokorkor (ekkorkor) ilowaan bọọk ṇeWhat's rattling in the box?kor
eokkorkorKain rot ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ke eokkorkor.What kind of a man is he that gets scared so easily?kor
bwijọkorkorIa ṇe kwōj bwijọkorkor ḷọk ñaneWhere are you rushing to?bwijọkorkor
 Koṃṃool,” iba ñan e im bwijọkorkor meto ḷọk ñan wa eo bwe ijeḷā ke Jema im Bojin eo erro ej kar kōttar wōt.Thank you,” I said to him and hurried back to the boat, because I knew Father and the Boatswain were still waiting. P267bwijọkorkor
kokorkorTa kaṇe rej kokorkor (ekkorkor) ilo bōjọ ṇe am?What is that jingling in your pocket?kokorkor
 Eṃōj ṇe aṃ kokorkor (ekkorkor)?Why don't you stop being frightened all the time?kor
 Ta kaṇe rej kokorkor (ekkorkor) ilowaan bọọk ṇeWhat's rattling in the box?kor
kọkorkorḶeo eo ej kọkorkor waj ijeṇeṇe waj.He was running scared and clamorously in that direction.kọkorkor
 Jekdọọn ia eo kwōnāj kọkorkor ḷọk ñane ak āliktata rej nāj lo wōt eok.Regardless of where you take off in fear you will always be found.kọkorkor
 Ibuñjenōṃ jutak im kọkorkor lōñ ḷọkIn fear I hastfully jumped up and ran topside. P1082kọkorkor
 Ke ij karreoiki ijo erjel kar ṃōñā ie, iroñ ainikien kọkorkor ioon wab eo.While I was cleaning the place where they had eaten, I heard the noise of someone running on the dock. P306kọkorkor
bōro-kōrkōrAk ikar kate wōt im bōro-kōrkōr ijoI could hardly wait to eat because I was so hungry. P1279bōro-kōrkōr
lukorKwōn lukor tok kijerro.Make some lukor for us.lukor
pukorKilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20totak
 Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20kwaḷkoḷ
 Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20pukor
 Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20liklik
 Kilen kōṃṃane, totake ṃokta, ṃōjin kwaḷe, tokālik iri kōn dekā pukor innām likliki im kōjeeke.The way to prepare it is to first dig it up, and after washing it, grind it with coral rocks, and then sift it and dry it under the sun. S20kōjeje
lōrKapen eo emmelkwarkwar bajjek ijo im ḷak kar jillọk im lōr.The Captain cleared his throat but then was silent and didn’t say anything. P782lur
 Erjel aolep im lōr ak ñe wa eo ej añōppāl ke elur im jej kōto ñan jidik.All three of them were silent and pensive while the boat was quietly drifting, as it was dead calm. P983lur
 Jemān elui ḷadik eo nejin im eḷak kar lōr, ekar jab bar kwaḷọk juon naan aolepān jọteenin eo.The father's scolding silenced his son the rest of the evening. lōr
ḷorEar wūji ḷor ko ṃokta jān aer kilepḷọk im erom wōjke.He plucked the sprouts up before they grew to be trees.ḷor
ElōrElōr ḷọk jān ṃoktaHe's quieter than before.lōr
EḷorEḷor wāto eo an.His wāto (piece of land) has new tree sprouts.ḷor
aelorPād ilo aelor ṇeStay in that shade.aelor
EaelorEaelor ḷọk ijin.This spot is shadier.aelor
 Eaelor tata turin ṃwiin kōn wọjke kein ipeḷaakin.It's shadiest around this house due to the surrounding trees.aelor
ekaelorKōdọ eo ekaelor ṃōkoThe cloud cast a shadow over the homes.aelor
lelorKōjro etal in kōttar ilo lelor (ellor) eṇLet's go wait in the shade there.lelor
ājḷorEj ājḷor tok ñan kōjro ke ej jab eṃṃan iien ñaneHe's taking advantage of the situation and getting as much (info) for us as he can.ājḷor
 Ej ājḷor ke jemān ej ja pād.He's learning as much as he can while his father is here.ājḷor
ellorKōjro etal in kōttar ilo lelor (ellor) eṇLet's go wait in the shade there.lelor
aelellorEḷap an aelellor iuṃwin wōjke eṇ.It's very shady under that tree.aelor
ṃorKōkāāle kōketaak (ekketaak) jab ṇe bwe tipen ṃor.Fix that one attachment as it seems old.kōketaak
 Kwōn jab kabbil kake bwe ṃor lieṇDon't go showing off with her because she and I used to be intimate.ṃor
 Ettiinin pia e kōn an ṃor.This beer has a metallic taste because of its age.tiin
eṃorEnaaj jejaajaj (ejjaajaj) bwe eṃor.That old battery will have to be charged all the time.jaaj
reṃorKaar ko kaṇ reṃor im jettokjāer.Those cars are old and worthless.jettokja-
jimorKōmmān jimor jede im jāāle lōñ ḷọkWe all followed it with our eyes as it went up into the sky. P940jejāāl
 Imaroñ ba kiin ke iien otemjej ke kōṃro Jema kar jar, kōṃro jimor kōn eñjake an aenōṃṃan im jokane tok ḷōmṇak ko aṃro.I can say now that the whole time we were praying, the two of us felt a sense of peace and calmness in our thoughts. P950jokane
 Kōmmān jimor jede im jāāle lōñ ḷọkWe all followed it with our eyes as it went up into the sky. P940jedjed
jiṃorItok jen jiṃor buñ kake to e im kanōk wa eṇ.Come let's all pull together on this rope and pull the boat.buñ kake
 Koṃro jiṃor itokThe two of you both come.jiṃor
 Erro ej jiṃor itoḷọkBoth of them are going westward.ito
 Jen jiṃor etalLet's all go together.jen
 Mōjin wōt ad mabuñ ak koṃro jiṃor eake injin ṇe,” Kapen eo ear ba.Now that we’ve finished breakfast, you two go work on the engine,” the Captain said. P278ṃabuñ
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ṃōrṃōrIkar 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
 Eḷap an ṃōrṃōr lik kōn an ḷap ṇoThere is lots of foam at the ocean side due to the big waves.ṃōrṃōr
ElijeṃōrṃōrElijeṃōrṃōr ioon ṇoon baal.It's quite foamy on the breaker's crests.lijeṃōrṃōr
ṃōjọliñōrEj kilen niñeañ-rōkeañin ṃōjọliñōr.He’s walking back and forth aimlessly like he isn't all there.niñeañ-rōkeañ
minorEijoḷḷap minor.He likes to eat unleavened pancakes a lot.minor
annorJuon e kain annor kwoban jeḷā.This is a special kind of knot you'll never learn.annor
BaninnorBaninnor in ea ṇe aṃ?Where did you get your small basket from?banonoor
jejaññōrñōrṂweo eḷap an jejaññōrñōr (ejjaññōrñōr) eṇThat house always has its canvas-drop up.jaññōr
ejjaññōrñōrṂweo eḷap an jejaññōrñōr (ejjaññōrñōr) eṇThat house always has its canvas-drop up.jaññōr
Ri-kaññōrñōrRi-kaññōrñōr ñi eo ṇeThat's the teeth grinder.ñōñōrñōr
BoorBoor tata eo eṇ.He is the worst pitcher.boor
bọọrEjako bọọr eo boran bato e.The bottle's cork is missing.bọọr
kabōōrAn kōrā jerbal kabōōr i Jepaan.In Japan, diving for pearls is a woman's job.bōōr
eboorRōnaaj kar wiin ak eboor pijja eo.They would have won but their pitcher was wild.boor
IboorIboor im ijjab kōṇaan pijja.I throw wildly and I don't want to be a pitcher.boor
jinibọọrEṃōj erōm jinibọọr ettōñtōñI am become as sounding brass (Bible).jinibọọr
doorKwōn door wōt bok ṇeLeave that book there.dedoor
 Kwōn door ṇaib ṇePut down that knife.dedoor
 Jab door naan ko naan jekdọọn.Don't disregard my words (don't consider my words lies).dedoor
 Ikar door kuwatin ānen eo im buuḷ lōñ ḷọkI put down the can I was using to bail water and quickly went up. P1145kuwat
 Iar door bok eo ṇa ioon tebōḷ eo.I put the book on the table.ṇa
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eddoorKwōj dedoor (eddoor) ia aṃ bok?Where do you keep your books?dedoor
nieddoorRaar nieddoor.They let down a bunch of coconuts by rope.dedoor
niiddoorRej niiddoor ḷọk limen ruwamāejet raṇ.They're doing the niiddoor method for the guests.niiddoor
dedoorKwōj dedoor (eddoor) ia aṃ bok?Where do you keep your books?dedoor
DodoorDodoor laḷḷọk ṃukko ṇeLet the cargo net down carefully.dedoor
kwōdodoorKwoṃōñā itujablik kaṇ; kwōdodoor timmej. Ḷak ban kūr eo in!Jabōn kōnnaan (proverb): You eat to your fill on the ocean side (in secret); your eyeballs are about to pop out. When you're in need you beg for help!" In other words, no man is an island. We should always all look out for one another.timmej
joorEjurōk joor koThe pillars have been put up.kajjuur
 Kajuuri joor kaṇePut up those posts.kajjuur
 Ij katōte joor e ije.I'm fixing the post in the ground here.tōt
 Eḷap aetok joor eṇ im ejjeḷọk emaroñ talliñe.The tree where the birds roost is too tall for anyone to climb.joor
 Rej kajjuur joor.They are putting up posts.kajjuur
jọọrRi-Amedka raar kōṃṃan ialan jọọr ilo pata eo.The American soldiers made clear the way for escaping during World War II.iaḷan jọọr
kajoorAein / aetin turin ānin ebwe an kajoor.The current near this island is strong enough.ae
 Eḷap an kajoor atlo in ḷeeṇHe can enchant people with his words.atlo
 Eḷap an baj injin eo kajoor ñan dettan wa eo innem ewātin peḷḷọk jān ioon dān ñe ej tōtōr eake, eḷaptata ñe ej jej kobban.The engine was very strong for the size of the boat, so it nearly skipped from the water’s surface when it was motoring with it, especially when there was no cargo. P10ḷap
 Dān kajoor eo ekōṃaal ḷōṃaaroThe hard liquor floored the gentlemen.ṃaal
 Alikkar an ḷōḷap (eḷḷap) ṇo jān an kajoor ṃwitaakin wa in.It's obviously choppy today from the pitching of the boat.ṃwitaak
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EkajoorEkajoor ke anbwijmaroñūṃ?Do you have a strong right hand?anbwijmaroñ
 Ekajoor atin ñan kōṃṃane men eṇ.He's not afraid to do that.at
 Ekajoor atin ñan kōkōnono (ekkōnono) ñan armej.He's not afraid to speak to people.at
 Ekajoor buñtokeañ in.This northerly swell is strong.buñtokeañ
 Kwōn kōṃṃan kijen peto bwe ekajoor āeto in.Provide for some leeway because of the strong westward current.kijen peto
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kōkajoorKōmro ar kōkajoor arḷọkThe two of us took an excursion to the seashore.kōkajoor
ḷoorBaake tūrak ṇe im ḷoorPark the truck and follow me.baak
 Lale kwaar kōjājḷọk an wa ṇe waaṃ jān an ḷoor wa eṇ juon.Don't let your canoe get separated from the one you're following.jājḷọk
 Ḷoor im inaaj kaṃōṇōṇōik eok.Follow me and I'll entertain you.kaṃōṇōṇō
 Ñe ej wōr nejid laddik rej iep jaḷḷọk kōnke ekkā wōt aer naaj ḷoor kōrā ro ippāer.Whenever we have male children, they are iepjaḷḷọk because they always stay with the wife's family.iep jaḷḷọk
 Jej aikuj ḷoor jemānāe eṇ.We have to follow the charter.jemānāe
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kalōōrKwōn kalōōr ajri ṇe bwe emaḷoñ.Turn that baby upside down because it has swallowed some water.kalōlō
Ri-kaḷoorRi-kaḷoor ro raar ṃōñāin kōjab ippān Kūraij.The apostles ate the last supper with Christ.ṃōñāin kōjab
atiḷọọrEtke koṃwij jab ḷwaare (atiḷọọr) lowaan ṃwiinWhy don't you people light up the mosquito coil to keep the mosquitoes out of the house?ḷwaar
ḷoḷoorJibboñōn raan eo juon ikar ḷoḷoor ḷọk Jema kab ḷōṃa ro ruo ṃōttan ñan wa eo.The morning of the next day I followed Father and the two men to the boat. P26ḷoor
mọọrEj lije mọọr eo ṇai lọjet. ej liji mọọr ko ṇai lọjet.He's rinsing the bait in the sea.lije
 Ej lije mọọr eo ṇai lọjet. ej liji mọọr ko ṇai lọjet.He's rinsing the bait in the sea.lije
 Mọọr rot ṇe mọọrōṃ?What kind of bait do you have there?mọọr
 Ekadik (bok)boke mọọr ṇe mọọrōṃ.Your bait has too much sand.bokbok
 Kwojeḷā ke ḷōt raṇ rej kōjāibotok mọọr?Do you know who the men are who are looking for jaibo for bait?jāibo
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kōmọọrEḷmāer 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
lọmọọrWaan lọmọọr.Rescue boat.lọmọọr
RilọmọọrLo eḷotak Rilọmọọr.Behold the Redeemer is born.lo
 Rilọmọọr.Savior.lọmọọr
nenōōrEḷap nenōōr (ennōōr) ilo jurbak.There's a lot of pulling in dancing the jitterbug.nenōōr
kinōōrInnem ñe jeañ kabbwe, jeañ ban loe ak jenaaj iione ae niñaḷọk ṇe im enaaj kinōōr kōj bwe jen ḷe jān Ruōt.And if we turn, we won’t see it and we’ll run into the northward current which will carry us past Ruōt. P900kinōōr
RōkinōōrRōkinōōr lik ḷọk wa eo.The currents are taking the canoe out to sea.kinōōr
naṃnoorWiaakḷọk joot ṇe aṃ kōn naṃnoor ṇeInsert your bullet with your ramrod.naṃnoor
 Ear wōme naṃnoor eo jān bu eo.He withdrew the ramrod from the gun.wōmwōm
ennōōrEḷap nenōōr (ennōōr) ilo jurbak.There's a lot of pulling in dancing the jitterbug.nenōōr
kapoorRōmoot in tūtuur (ittuur) tok kapoor.They went to dive for and bring back giant clams.tūtuur
 Jān wōt dettan aded kaṇe kar adedin, ealikkar bwe ekar juon kapoor eo ekilep.It obviously was a huge giant clam, judging from its shell.aded
 Ñe ej iiōke aḷaḷ in kapoor eṇ im lewaj, kwōmeḷọkḷọk nukuṃ.After he prepares the meaty part of the giant clam and lets you eat it, it is so delicious it's out of this world.aḷaḷ
EkijoroorEkijoroor likao eo in pālele.The young man can’t wait to get married.kijooror
jekijoroorRen ṇajikin ḷok bwe jekijoroor.They should hurry up and provide space for him so we can be on our way.ṇajikin
uroorEolọke uroor in ni eṇ kōn aḷaḷ ṇe bwe ren wōtlọk.Push on that bunch of green coconuts with that stick, so that they fall down.eolọk
toorAk jeḷak toor mejād im waate tok turin lañ, ej jañin kar ḷōmṇak in wōt, meñe eṃōj ammān kōppojak kein ammān naaj kar bọbo dānnin wōt.But when we looked all around and observed the sky, there was no sign of rain, though even so we got containers ready so we could catch rain water, just in case. P1016bọbo
tọọrEban tọọr ooj ṇe bwe ejāliñiñ.Water won't come out of the hose because it is kinked.jāliñiñ
 Jab kijer in eḷḷọk bwe tọọr pataDon't spread the net out yet for it is just a small group.tọọr pata
 Tọọr pata bajjek.Just a streak of luck, that's all.tọọr pata
 Eboṇ baib eo im jaje tọọr dānThe pipe is stopped up and the water can't flow.boṇ
 Ekar ippilpil jān injin ṇe ke ear jọ im tọọr waj ñan dān ṇe i lowa,” Jema ekōmḷeḷeik .It spilled from the engine when it was running and then flowed into and combined with the bilge water.” Father explained. P718kōmmeḷeḷe
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EtọọrEtọọr aebōj eo.The water is flowing out of the cistern.tọọr
kōtọọrRaar kōtọọr ḷọk kōto eo bwe en ṇamejatotoin lowaan ṃweo eñilñil.They let the fan blow fresh air into the house that was stifling.ṇamejatotoin
tōtoorKwōj tōtoor (ettoor) jikōtIn which direction are you pole fishing?tōtoor
ettoorKwōj tōtoor (ettoor) jikōtIn which direction are you pole fishing?tōtoor
būttọọrJuon eo būttọọr iturun ṃweoThere was a fountain near the house.būttọọr
ororEttokkwikwiḷọk oror e jān oror ieṇ.This pen's got more chicks in it than that one.tokkwi
 Ettokkwikwiḷọk oror e jān oror ieṇ.This pen's got more chicks in it than that one.tokkwi
 Raar kaalimōmōūki ikōtaan oror koThey allowed him to peek through the fence.allimōmō
 Ejojoe lowaan oror eṇThere are lots of chicks in that pen.jojo
 Eḷap an kajjōjō oror in piik eṇ.The pig fence is ugly.kajjōjō
bọọrorBato eṇ ej bọọror kōn wūj.The bottle is capped with a piece of cork.bọọror
ebboororIbwilōñ an bōbooror (ebbooror) pijja eo.I'm surprised at how often the pitcher threw wildly.boor
bōboororIbwilōñ an bōbooror (ebbooror) pijja eo.I'm surprised at how often the pitcher threw wildly.boor
kijoororKwōn jab kijooror.Control your restlessness.kijerjer
 Allōñin kabwiro ko kein im jelukkuun kijooror in ṃōñā bwiro im jālele jo.These are the months to make bwiro, and I am really craving preserved breadfruit and goatfish. P333bwiro
 Ij āj jaki im kōṃad ak ilukkuun kijooror in rọọl ñan aeto kaṇ.”I’ve been weaving mats and keeping myself busy, but I’m eager to go back to the small islands.” P195ṃadṃōd
rorrorKoṃro jab elwaj ippān bwe ej rorror bajjek wōt ak ej jab kūk.You two shouldn’t pay attention to him, because he’s all bark and no bite. P178el
erorrorEj meḷan ḷọk wōt jidik ak erorror juon kidu jān tōrerein iaḷ eo ḷọk ñan ṃweoWe were still a little ways away, but a dog started barking from around the road to the house. P175rorror
urorEub uror ṇeThat bunch of coconuts isn't ripe yet.ub
 Emọ uror.It's forbidden to kill. Don't kill.uror
 Kwōn jab uror.Thou shalt not kill. S5uror
 Ḷeo ri-karejeran ear kalbuuj kōn an kar uror.His associate was charged with murder and imprisoned.karejar
ruurorRōkōpooḷe ruuror eo im buuki.They chased and shot the assassin.ruuror
torWa tor?What kind of boat?tor
 Men tor kaṇ; mettorkaṇ.Hanky-panky (euphemism).tor
 Kwōjeḷā ke kukure tor eṇ ḷe Jema?” ikajjitōk ippān.Do you know how to play like that Father?” I asked him. P166tor
EjatōrEjatōr niñniñ en.That baby doesn't want to eat.jatōr
kōjatōrTa ṇe ej kōjatōr niñniñ ṇeWhat makes the baby not want to eat?jatōr
kōmmatōrEḷap an kōmmatōr an jerbal.His work invites criticism.kōmmatōr
 Eduoj ḷọk wōt im kōmmatōr iturun mejān kōjām eo.He stepped out and urinated right in front of the door.kōmmatōr
SenatorSenator eo jān Mājej eaar rie pepe eo an senator ṃōttan jān Aelok.The senator from Mejit backed up the proposal of his fellow-senator from Aelok. rie
 Senator eo jān Mājej eaar rie pepe eo an senator ṃōttan jān Aelok.The senator from Mejit backed up the proposal of his fellow-senator from Aelok. rie
jebwatōrRi-jebwatōr eo ejeḷā tata jebwatōr ej jān Epoon.The one who is expert in making jebwatōr is from Ebon.jebwatōr
Ri-jebwatōrRi-jebwatōr eo ejeḷā tata jebwatōr ej jān Epoon.The one who is expert in making jebwatōr is from Ebon.jebwatōr
kōjebwatōrKoṃro ilọk im kōjebwatōr tokYou two go and get us some jebwatōrjebwatōr
etorEḷak rọọltok jān kalbuuj etor.He really shrunk after being in prison.tor
ikkwetōrṂajeḷ epād iturun ikkwetōr.The Marshalls are situated near the equator.ikkwetōr
tōtorJoñan eo ekar tōtor eake ebwe an ṃōkaj bwe eṃōrṃore tōrerein im jakurbaatat bōran wa eo.The engine was making us go so fast that there were bubbles coming up along the side of the boat and mist splashing up in front. P493ar
 Joñan eo ekar tōtor eake ebwe an ṃōkaj bwe eṃōrṃore tōrerein im jakurbaatat bōran wa eo.The engine was making us go so fast that there were bubbles coming up along the side of the boat and mist splashing up in front. P493ṃōrṃōr
TōtōrTōtōr (Ettōr) ñan bōōj.Run to first base.bōōj
 Eḷap an baj injin eo kajoor ñan dettan wa eo innem ewātin peḷḷọk jān ioon dān ñe ej tōtōr eake, eḷaptata ñe ej jej kobban.The engine was very strong for the size of the boat, so it nearly skipped from the water’s surface when it was motoring with it, especially when there was no cargo. P10ḷap
 Iar lo an tōtōr (ettōr) tawaj iarwaj.I saw him running towards the east on the beach.ta
 Ñe kwōj tōtōr (ettōr) iturun aujpitōḷ kwōj aikuj kadikdik.Slow down when you drive by a hospital.kadikdik
 Ke ej lukkuun tōtōr, eitan ṃōkajin wōt an leinjin.When the boat really got going, we were almost going faster than when we were using the engine. P852ṃōkaj
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tọrtọrPako tọrtọr.Thresher shark.tọrtọr
EkōmatōrtōrEkōmatōrtōr.He has an obnoxious personality.kōmatōrtōr
Ewōjaan-kōmatōrtōrEwōjaan-kōmatōrtōr ḷeeṇHe is not likeable.wōjaan-kōmatōrtōr
kattōrEbbūreekek an kijak eṇ kattōr.He's always braking when he drives.būreek
 Kwōn jab kaiiṃi lo aṃ kattōr bwe jenaaj itaak.Don't drive so fast or we will have an accident.iiṃ
 Elukkuun kaammijak an kattōr.His driving is frightening.kaammijak
ri-kattōrKōn an kanooj iiṃ wa eo, ri-kattōr eo ear kajjioñ kabōjrake ak iiṃ eo an ekōjbouki ḷọk ooṃ itaak im jepdak ikiin ṃweo im mej ri-kattōr eo.Due to its excessive speed, the driver tried in vain to stop the vehicle but it smashed against the house killing the driver.kōjbouk
 Kōn an kanooj iiṃ wa eo, ri-kattōr eo ear kajjioñ kabōjrake ak iiṃ eo an ekōjbouki ḷọk ooṃ itaak im jepdak ikiin ṃweo im mej ri-kattōr eo.Due to its excessive speed, the driver tried in vain to stop the vehicle but it smashed against the house killing the driver.kōjbouk
EttōrTōtōr (Ettōr) ñan bōōj.Run to first base.bōōj
 Ettōr im jedtak.He ran and fell on his back.jedtak
 Ear ettōr im jeekḷọk.He ran and became short of breath.jeekḷọk
 Ear ettōr im jeor in bale.He ran and make a sharp turn.jeor
 Wa eo ettōr im jorrāān.The vehicle ran into an accident.jorrāān
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IttōrIttōr im jertak.I ran and slipped on my back.jedtak
 Ittōr im iñrōk neō.I ran and sprained my ankle.iñrōk
 Ikar jab bar pād ak ittōr laḷ ḷọkI didn’t wait and ran down right away. P1216tōtōr
 Ikar jab bar eḷḷọk ñan men ko ak ittōr laḷ ḷọk im bōk tok tiin eo.I didn’t bother any more with the things but ran right down and brought up the tin. P1273tōtōr
kottōrLale kottōr em pedowan ajri ṇeIf you run with the baby you may fall with it on its face.pedo
utōrEwi jellen wa eo ālkin utōr eoHow was the boat after the storm.jellen
utọrRōpeḷḷọk deñḷọk ko ilo utọr jidik eo.The feather decorations blew away during the sqall.deñḷọk
 Wa eo ear aikuj kaijikmeto ālikin an kar po im peḷọk ippān utọr eoThe canoe had to determine its location after it had to furl it sail and drift with the rain squall.kajikmeto
 Eṃṃan ippa,” Bojin eo eba. Im ñe je ḷoor ḷōmṇak in, ekwe jen ṃōkaj ṃokta jān an wōtlọk utọr ṇe bwe enaaj ejjeḷọk iien.It sounds good to me,” the Boatswain said, but if that’s the plan, let’s do it quickly before the storm starts up; we don’t have much time. P739utọr
 Iḷak lale eṃṃan ñe kōjjel bar kōrrọọl waj aḷaḷ ñan lowa im kọkọṇi ṃokta jān an buñ utọr ṇe im kōjjeplōklōki.I think we should bring all the lumber back in and put