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atEpād ia at eo ?Where is my hat?at
 Kōjro jānij at bwe edik at e jān bōra.Let's trade hats because this one is too small for me.jānij
 Kōjro jānij at bwe edik at e jān bōra.Let's trade hats because this one is too small for me.jānij
 Kwōn jekōte at ṇe bwe en ṃōjWeave the edges on the hat so it will be completedjekōt
 Kwiinin at.A queen of hearts.kwiin
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ātTa in iāt bwiin? Bwiin ta in iāt? Ta in ij āt bwiin?What's this I smell?ātāt
 Kwe āt iaaṃ ilo ṃupi eo boñ?Who was with you at the movie last night?iaa-
 Kar kwe āt iaaṃtok?Who was escorting you when you came?iaa-
 Kidu eo ej āt wōt bwiin ri-kọọt eo aj ekōpeḷe.Once the dog got a whiff of the robber it started chasing him.ātāt
 Baj āt eo pāpijek.An absolute rascal.āt
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baatIbwiin baat kōn kar pād turin kijeek eṇ.I have the smell of smoke because I have stayed near the fire.baat
 Iḷak baj erre āne ḷọk ilo juon deppin baat ej jutak lōñ ḷọk jān keinikkan i jabōn ān eo tu eōñ.As I looked over toward the island I saw a huge cloud of smoke rising up from the foliage on the northern tip of the island. P1244depdep
Ri-jinbaatRi-jinbaat barulep eo ṇeHe's the expert at smoking out coconut crabs.jinbaat
iaatKomaroñ ke iaate tok jilu iaat in nuknuk?Could you make three yards of cloth?iaat
 Letok ṃōk juon iaat in nuknuk.Please give me a yard of cloth.iaat
ri-iaatLedik eṇ ej ri-iaat nuknuk eo eṇ.That girl is the one who measures yards of clothing.iaat
jaatJuon wōt jaat ak ekadek.He got only one shot and he was drunk.jaat
 Ewōr ke aṃ jaat in Ṃajōḷ in?Do you have chart of the Marshall Islands.jaat
 Epojak ke adeañ kaṃbōj im jaat?”Are our compass and charts ready?” P285kaṃbōj
 Epojak ke adeañ kaṃbōj im jaat?”Are our compass and charts ready?” P285jaat
 Epojak ke adeañ kaṃbōj im jaat?”Are our compass and charts ready?” P285 P285ad
kaatÑa ij kaat.I'm looking for a hat.at
kabūḷāātEnta kwōj kabūḷāāt aṃ al?Why are you singing out of tune?būḷāāt
kobūḷāātKwōn jab al bwe kobūḷāāt.Don't sing because you're flat.būḷāāt
maatEḷak epaak an maat jikka, ebūḷake oṇāān.When the cigarettes were nearly sold out, he raised the price.būḷak
 Eitōn maat dānnin aebōj eṇ.The water in that cistern is almost all gone.eitōn
 Reeitōn maat men .These things are almost all gone.eitōn
 Enaaj ṃōṃōraṃrōṃḷọk (eṃṃōraṃrōṃḷọk) em maat.It'll keep crumbling till it finally disintegrates.ṃōraṃrōṃ
 Enañin maat ke ri-aikiu?Have we counted all those we were to ration out food to?aikiu
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ṂaatEalikkar ḷọk ad kile ṃuriniejin Emejwa jān Ṃaat.The cultural sites on Emejwa islet are more easily recognizable than those on Ṃaat islet.ṃuriniej
emaatRaar kajiitḷọk an aujpitōḷ bwe emaat.They bought sheets for the hospital because they had run out of them.jiit
 Kwōn kajoobobe ke ippaṃ ñe emaat joob e ?Will you let me use your soap if I run out?joobob
 Emaat kaan wa eo.The boat ran out of fuel.kaan
 Emaat kaan kijek eṇ.That fire doesn't have any more fuel.kaan
 Jej aikuj kakkōnkōn bwe ejako emaat raij e.we need to eat slowly because the rice is almost gonekōkōn
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eṃaatJaikuj kajiij tok bwe eṃaat.We've run out of cheese and we should get some more.jiij
jiṃaatJab kajjiṃaatat bwe kwojjab jiṃaat.Don't act smart because you're not.jiṃaat
JājiṃaatJājiṃaat tata eo eṇ ilo kilaaj eṇ an.He is the last in his class.jājiṃaat
IjājiṃaatIjājiṃaat jān kwe.I'm not as smart as you are.jājiṃaat
kōmaatJab kijer in eṃṃakūtkūt bwe kōjro kōmaat ḷọk kāān in ṇa lowaan tāāñ e, innem kwōmaroñ jino aṃ ānen,” Jema eba tok.Don’t move yet. We need to empty the rest of this can into the engine and then you can continue bailing water,” Father said. P602maat
 Kapen eo ekotak kab eo ñiin im kōmaat kọpe eo ie.The Captain got out his cup and made himself some coffee and finished the whole thing. P888maat
nāātAk koṃ naaj rọọl nāāt ñan Likiep?So when are you guys going to Likiep? P233ñāāt
ñāātIñak 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-
 Kwōnaaj aore ṃōṇe ñāāt?When are you installing a door in that house?aor
 Ñāāt ṇe raar bukwe lọjieṃ?When did they operate on your stomach?bukwabok
 Ñāāt eo kwōj etal ñan Ṃajeḷ? ...Bwe bōta inaaj etal.When are you going to the Marshalls? .. (You're) assuming I'm going.bwe bōta
 Koṃ naaj bar ettōbok ñāāt?When will you fish the ettōbok method again?ettōbok
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ṇāātKwōj ḷōmṇak in itoḷọk ṇāāt ñan Laura?When are you planning to go (westward) to Laura?ito
PennaatEtale ḷọk Pennaat jān Jirokle.Pennaat is more popular with women than Jirokle.taḷe
PāātPāāt jelōñlōñHigh and dry (low tide, reef exposed).jelōñlōñ
 Pāāt ṃōṇakṇakLow, low tide (dry).ṃōṇakṇak
 Enañin pāāt keIs the tide low yet?pāāt
 Eike ioon tōkā eṇ ñe ej pāāt.That strip of reef has quite a few fish on it when the tide is low.tōkā
 Jaikuj kaiptuik wa in im kōttar an pāāt.We should heave to and wait for the low tide.iptu
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epāātKōmbaab epāāt ak kōm ḷak etal ñan mejje eo ej tūkōk wōt.We thought the tide was low but when we got to the opening it was still high tide. baab
 Jen ilān eọñōd bwe epāāt ṃōṇakṇakLet's go fishing because there's an extremely low tide.pāāt ṃōṇakṇak
 Kab itok ñe epāāt ilo iaḷap in.You should come when its low tide during this spring tide.iaḷap
kōrraatKwōn jab kōrraat ak kwōn jipañ .Stop being skeptical and start helping me.kōrraat
 Ekwe bar wajjikōt in,” Kapen eo eba ilo an kōrraat.Now where to this time,” the Captain said in disapproval. P426jikōt
kōbataatBoea im ej jab aikuj kōbataat.He's only a kid and should not be smoking.boea
 Ej boea wōt ñan an kōbataat.He's too young to smoke.boea
wōtaatWōta ta (wōtaat) ṇe kwōj jukwe ie?What part of the island do you live in?wata
WaatWaat kaṇe rej jerakrōk iar?Which canoes are those sailing in the lagoon?jerakrōk
 Waat eṇ ej kōjjoramram ilik?What boat is that flashing light on the ocean side?jejoram
 Waat eṇ ṃaan tata?What canoe is that at the very front?ṃaan
 Wōjḷā in waat ṇeWhat canoe does that sail belong to?wōjḷā
 Iḷak bōk bōra im waat tok turin lañ im ioon lọjet, elur wōt im lur.I turned my head and looked up at the sky and at the ocean; everything was completely quiet and calm. P993waat
batEar bat kōrkōr eo waō jinoun ak eḷak wōtlọk juon ḷadikin eoon ere eliboorore wa ko jet im ḷeAt first my canoe was behind but a gusty wind fell, I chased and passed the others.ḷadikin eoon ere
 Aborin kapin wa in ekōṃṃan an bat.The drag on the bottom of the boat is the cause of it not running fast.abor
 Bat tata eo en waan Alfred.Alfred's sailiing canoe is the slowest.bat
ibbatKwōn iwōj bwe ij ibbat wōjYou go on and I'll come later.bōbat
kōbbatErro ej kōbbat doonThey are trying to get ahead of each other (while pursuing identical goals).kōbbat
KwobbatKwobbat tok jān im eo.You missed the verbal skirmish.bōbat
EbatEbat tipñōl eo waan Toni.Tony's sailing canoe is slow.bat
 Ebat ḷọk Jọọn jān ṃoktaJohn is slower than before.bat
JebatAlikkar ke alin likin Jebat.It is obviously a kingfish caught at the ocean side of Jebat Island.al
tibatEjepdak tibat eoThe tea kettle is crushed in.jepdak
 Eobab tibat eoThe teapot is dented.obab
 Ewōtlọk tibat eo im penā.The tea kettle fell and got dented.penā
 Wōn e ear tiik tibat eWho put tea in this teapot?ti
 Ḷak ke eṃōj aerjel tōteiñ limeer, ibaj jibwe tok juon kab im tōteiñ liṃō jān tibat eoOnce they had all gotten something to drink, I got a cup and filled it from the teapot. P964tōteiñ
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ainbatKwōn kaatuwe ainbat ṇeTake that pot off the fire.ato
 Erreo ke kapin ainbat ṇeIs the bottom of that kettle clean?kapi-
 Ekobbwā ainbat eṇThe pot contains quite a bit.kobbwā
 Kwōn kamājmāje ainbat ṇeCover that pot with a lid.mājmāj
 Kwōn jab koopeneik ainbat ṇeDon't crush the pot.opene
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Ri-ainbatRi-ainbat piik ro rejako.Those responsible for boiling the pork are not here.ainbat
batbatAlikkar 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
 Injin batbat.Japanese one-cylinder engine (putt-putt).injin
EbatbatEbatbat wōn eṇ.The turtle is going to lay eggs.batbat
ri-akōjdatEpen an ri-akōjdat bōk jerbal ṇeA person who hates others will find it difficult to get that job.akkōjdat
ri-kōjdatRaar jilkinḷọk bwe en jibaik(i) ri-kōjdat roHe was dispatched to spy on the enemy.jibai
 Kwōn iọkwe aṃ ri-kōjdat.Love your enemies.kōjdat
ri-akkōjdatdatEpen an ri-akkōjdatdat iọkwe armej.It's hard for someone who constantly hates others to love them.akkōjdat
iātTa in iāt bwiin? Bwiin ta in iāt? Ta in ij āt bwiin?What's this I smell?ātāt
 Ta in iāt bwiin? Bwiin ta in iāt? Ta in ij āt bwiin?What's this I smell?ātāt
KoleiatKoleiat ej juon ri-ineea.Goliath is a giant.ineea
jatIuṃwin jat.Submerged.jat
EjejjatEjejjat ioon pedped.There is no water on the reef.jejjat
dedojatEmarok jilōñlōñ im eḷak errobōlbōl dedojat i buḷōn lọjet, iwātin kar abwinmake eaki.It was pitch-black and as the plankton glowed deep down in the sea, I was almost afraid there might be ghosts around. P568rorobōlbōl
EḷwōjatEḷwōjat im dedo (eddo).It's waterlogged and extra heavy.ḷwōjat
pedkatEar kājoone pedkat eoHe jumped over the mud puddle.kājoon
EpedkatEpedkat addiin neō.My toes are muddy.addi
repedkatKwoaikuj iri juuj kaṇe aṃ bwe repedkat.You need to rub the mud off your shoes.iri
epekatÑe korap epekat bōraṃ, kwōnaaj jeraaṃṃan.If a lizard defecates on your head, you will have good luck.pijek
ekkatLale kwaar kaidepdep aṃ ekkat niDon't plant coconut trees so close together.idepdep
 Ri-Nibboñ raar kōkat (ekkat) kiudi i Ṃajeḷ jeṃaan.The Japanese planted kiudi in the Marshalls during their time there / back then.kiudi
 Ej ekkat bōb bwe en kaaeloke wāto eṇ.He's planting pandanus of the Aelok variety on that wātoAelok
 Raar ekkat iarajThey planted some taro.iaraj
 Rej ekkat ilin iaraj.They are planting taro sprouts.il
jaṃkatAn jejjo wōt jaṃkat.Not very many people can side-kick.jeṃkat
 Ear jaṃkat.He sidekicked.jaṃ
RijeṃkatRijeṃkat eo ṇeHe is the expert at side-kicking.jeṃkat
kōkatRi-Nibboñ raar kōkat (ekkat) kiudi i Ṃajeḷ jeṃaan.The Japanese planted kiudi in the Marshalls during their time there / back then.kiudi
joorkatkatRaar joorkatkat ke rej roñ kōn an po wa eo.They mobilized when they heard of the boat's capture.joorkatkat
EjoorkatkatEjoorkatkat ijo im kōmmān ḷak ilbōk edebokḷọk men eo im kelọk kōjjoram eo.He stood ready in place and we were all surprised when the flare gun exploded and the flare shot up into the sky. P939debokḷọk
 Ejoorkatkat ijo im kōmmān ḷak ilbōk edebokḷọk men eo im kelọk kōjjoram eo.He stood ready in place and we were all surprised when the flare gun exploded and the flare shot up into the sky. P939joorkatkat
 Ejoorkatkat ijo im kōmmān ḷak ilbōk edebokḷọk men eo im kelọk kōjjoram eo.He stood ready in place and we were all surprised when the flare gun exploded and the flare shot up into the sky. P939kōmram
kattūkatḶeo ej kattūkat im pojak in ire.He's standing poised to fight.kakkōt
 Kattūkat wōt bwe ejako ejeṃḷọk.Do your best for it's almost over.kattūkat
 Ekar kattūkat bajjek ijo im ḷak tōprak, ejidik wōt an tōbal lōñ ḷọk ñan ioon teek im jibadek ḷọk ijo ippān Jema kab Bojin eo.He kept trying and then made it, and he slowly crawled up onto the deck where Father and the Boatswain were. P1225jidik
ḷatKwōn kōjekake waini jān ḷat ṇeTake the copra meat out of the shells.jekak
jeḷatBojin eo ejujen tōbtōb ḷọk ippān kaju eo im jeḷat toon jerak eo im jino jerak.So the Boatswain pulled up the mast and loosened the tether on the sail and we set sail. P1299jaḷjaḷ
mejeḷatRej ilān mejeḷat iarin jittoeṇ.They're going fishing using the mejeḷat method at the western end of the island.mejeḷat
baiḷatḶeeṇ ej baiḷat in Japan.He is the Japanese pilot.baiḷat
kuḷatḷatKōṃṃanetok juon kuḷatḷat.Make a coconut scrub-shell for me.kuḷatḷat
kūḷatḷatEj kūḷatḷat.He's using a coconut husk spoon.kūḷatḷat
matḶeo edeḷọñ ḷọk ilowaan ruuṃ eo im ḷak diwōj tok ej jibwe ruo ḷoobwin pilawā, eṃōj an limi kōn peba būrawūn, ej ja āindeeo aer māāṇāṇ ke rej kab mat tokThe man went into a room and when he came back out he was holding loaves of bread, already wrapped in brown paper, still warm from the oven. P264būrawūn
 Jab kijer in katuwe bwe ejjañin mat.Don't take it off the fire yet because it is not done.kijer
 Iwātin ban jillọk joñan an ḷap mat, ak iḷak eñjaake ippa ej jab eṃṃanin mour wōt ñe ikar ṃōñā kōkanin aelōñ kein.I almost couldn’t bend over—I was so full—but didn’t feel nearly as good as I would if I were eating local Marshallese food. P391ṃōṃan
 Ke ej mat raij eo ikkwaḷọk tok kōnnọ kab juon kuwatin kọọnpiip im teiñi tok juon tibatin dānnin idaak bwe ren pojak ñan aerjel rọọl tok im ṃōñāWhen the rice was cooked, I got out some dishes and a can of corned beef, and filled up a pot of water for tea so everything would be ready when the three men came back to eat. P370kōnnọ
 Ikar kwaḷe im ḷak rōreo, itaake ioon upaajin mat eo, innem ibar ankaane ḷọk kijeek eo bwe en mat ṃōkaj kōkan eo.I rinsed it clean, put it on the stove, and fed the fire so it would cook quickly. P369tōtaak
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EmatEmat ko.The breadfruit are cooked.mat
 Ettiij ḷọk ek eo ke emat.The fish kept sizzling when it was cooked.tūtiijij
ImatImat.I'm full.mat
emmatLale wōn eṇ emmat i aejet.Look at that turtle on top of the water.memat
kōmatAinbatin kōmat ekA pot for cooking fish.ainbat
 Kōmat jitu bwe ekabbwebwe.Make stew cause it goes further.bwe
 Kōmrooj kōmat arkooḷWe're distilling alcohol.kōmat
 Ear kaalwore iu kōmat eṇShe cooked parrotfish meat with the coconut 'apple'alwor
 Raar etoñ bwe ren maroñ kōmat.They make fire by rubbing sticks, so they could cook food.etoñ
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KwomatKwomat ḷọk jān ña kōnke eḷap kijōṃ.You are better satisfied because your share was bigger than mine.mat
KwōmatKwōmat ke kiiō?Are you satisfied now?mat
matmatOḷar in matmat.Small sponge.oḷar
EokkwōdmatmatEokkwōdmatmat ḷeeṇThat man always shaves his head.kwōdmat
EkōmatmatEkōmatmat an kōrā e riū kōmat.My wife's cooking is very delicious and thus satisfying.mat
ejarmatmatEṃōj rakij mar ko im ejarmatmat ṃweoThe bushes have been cleaned up and the house is exposed.jejedmatmat
kōjermatmatTa unin aṃ joḷọ mar ṇe im kōjermatmat ṃōṇe ñan kōto in?Why did you clean up the bushes and expose the house to the wind?jejedmatmat
ṇatIñūti ṇat ṇe bwe en pen.Turn the nut to make it tight.iñūti
ñiñatEjorrāān ñiñat ñiñatūMy false-teeth are broken.ñiñat
eññatAllōñin ñōñat (eññat) ko kein.These are the stormy months.ñōñat
kōṇṇatEkar jab to aerro ḷọk ak erro tōpar āne im ato ḷọk i arin ān eo im wōnāne ḷọk ioon bok im penjak ḷọk ilo juon mejate ilo kōṇṇat koThey didn’t swim for long; they soon reached the island and came out of the lagoon and went across the sand and then were out of sight on a small path between the Scaveola. P1252kōṇṇat
ñōñatAllōñin ñōñat (eññat) ko kein.These are the stormy months.ñōñat
depñatJab kaatuwe kiiō bwe enaaj depñat.Don't take it out of the oven now or it'll be sticky.depñat
EddepñatñatEddepñatñat pilawā e.This bread is gooey all over.depñat
IppatIppat in etetal ippān.I feel unworthy to walk beside her.pepat
ekōppatAṃ deọ ekōppatYour beauty makes me feel unworthy.pepat
patpatÑe ikar ruṃwij inaaj kar patpat ṇa i kiin wa eo.If I had been slow I would have been thrown against the wall of the boat. P600kii-
 Eḷap an kar patpat ḷeo juon ṇai laḷ.The other one was thrown down hard.patpat
 Ewi ledik eo bwe en etal patpat raijWhere is the girl that is supposed to go wash the rice?patpat
atatKwōn atat bwe edet.Wear a hat because the sun is hot.atat
ātātErraṇ rej kaadipā imejān ātāt.They're fishing for adipā not far from shore.adipā
 Tōū eo uweo ej aojọjọ niñaḷọk imejān ātāt.The mackerel is over there swimming northward in a frenzy.aojọjọ
baatatEḷap an baatat tok uṃ eṇ an lieṇ.Her oven is making a lot of smoke come this way.baatat
 Eitōk reeḷ em baatat rikinThere's water over the rails and the riggings are smoking. (sailor's description of a fast sailboat).rikin
 Eḷap an baatat injin eo ilo wa eo.The engine of that ship is smoking.baatat
 Eḷak kōnono āinwōt ej baatat ke raij eo ej kab ato jān kijeek im ej baatat wōt.When he spoke it looked like he was smoking because the rice had just come off the fire and was still steaming. P380ato
ebaatatAlikkar ke eor bwe ebaatat,” Jema eba.I know there are because I can see smoke,” Father said. P1243baatat
kōbaatatIj kaañūrñūr ṃokta im ḷak ṃōj, kōbaatat.I'm going to wait till I'm really dying before having a cigarette.añūr
 Emọ kōbaatat (i) ṃwiinNo smoking (in this building).baatat
 Ear kapouk bwe in kōbaatat.He tempted me to smoke.kapo
 Ikkein kōbaatat ak kiin ijjab.I used to smoke, but I don't anymore.kōkein
 Jab kōbaatat iturun bwe etokwiie.Don't smoke close to it cause it's combustible.tokwiie
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ekōbaatatÑe eor ri-jikuuḷ eṇ ekōbaatat, rōnaaj oḷūbi.If a student is caught smoking, his hair will be shaved off.oḷūb
ri-kōbaatatḶeeṇ ej ri-kōbaatat.That man is a smokerbaatat
 Kwe ri-kōbaatat ke ak jaab?Are you a smoker or not?baatat
jakurbaatatJoñan 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
ejọkurbaatatEtọọke wa eṇ waan im ke ej likbade ālikin an kelọk ejọkurbaatat ḷọk jān ṃoktaHe pulled his boat ashore for maintenance and when he gave it a trial cruise after it was launched it caused more spray than before.jọkurbaatat
 Ejọkurbaatat ḷoon eo kōnke jibukwi ọọj bawōrin injin ḷọk eo ie.The outboard motor boat made spray because it had a 100 horsepower engine.jọkurbaatat
kajjiṃaatatJab kajjiṃaatat bwe kwojjab jiṃaat.Don't act smart because you're not.jiṃaat
 Ijaje kajjiṃaatat.I wouldn't know how to act smart.jiṃaat
ekkōrraatatKoṃ kadik kōkōrraatat (ekkōrraatat) ak ejjeḷọk men eṇ koṃwij kōṃṃane.You're always so critical and yet never do anything.kōrraat
kōkōrraatatKoṃ kadik kōkōrraatat (ekkōrraatat) ak ejjeḷọk men eṇ koṃwij kōṃṃane.You're always so critical and yet never do anything.kōrraat
ḷoḷātātJetōb ej ḷoḷātāt im ankil anemkwōj.Spirit is consciousness and free will.loḷātāt
owatEnañin owat ke bōb ṇeIs that pandanus ripe yet?owat
 Wāween kōṃṃan jāānkun jān bōb eñin, ñe ej owat bōb, jej aintiini ak uṃwini.The way to make jāānkun from pandanus is, when it is ripe, to boil it or bake it. S12owat
EowatEowat Aḷḷañinwa eṇ.The aḷḷañinwa pandanus is ripe and ready for picking.Aḷḷañinwa
EokkuwatwatEokkuwatwat ṃwiinThis house is full of cans. This house smells like tin cans.kuwat
kuwatEjjepdakdak kuwat koThe cans are all smashed.jepdak
 Iinepata kōn ainikien dān eo innem ijujen jibwe tok bakōj eo kab kuwat eo im jino kar ānenI was worried about the sound of the water so I used a can to bail it into a bucket. P348inepata
 Bwe jejaje koṃro en kar kōṇaan ke ṃōñā, ke raij im kuwat kōjota e am iṃwiin,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba.I didn’t know if you guys were going to want to eat; our family had rice and tinned meat for supper,” the old man said. P189jaje
 Eḷak tōtōñtōñ bakōj eo im kuwat eo i lowa, rōkọuwaroñroñḷọk jān kar ainikien injin eo ke ekar jọ.The bucket and can were rattling and making even more noise than the engine when it was running. P691uwaroñ
etAb in et ñe edike eok.But what can I do if she doesn't like you.ab in et
 Kwobaj et?What's the matter with you?baj
 Ej et aṃ mour? Jej, ej bwe wōt.How are you? ...Oh, so, so.bwe
 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
 Etōke ejab ṃōj homework eo aṃ?, Kwaar et wōt boñ?Why didn't you do your homework? What did you do last night?et
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aetBoot 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
 Aet, ijeḷā ke kwōj bọọj im kwomaroñ kōtōprak aikuj e .Yes, I know that you are my boss and you can handle my request.aaet
 Ejaje aet lowaan ṃaḷoon āniinThere's no current in this lagoon.aet
 Kōto in ekōṃṃan an aet lọjetThe wind is creating currents in the ocean.aet
AaetAaet ij ememej wōt ekkatak ko an irooj eo kōjro kar bōk arro jeḷā ippān,” Jema eba ñan ḷōḷḷap eo.Yes, I still remember what our chief taught us when we studied with him,” Father said to the old man. P123katak
 Aaet,” euwaak.Yes,” he answered. P331aaet
EaetEaet lọjetThere is a current in the ocean.aet
 Eaet ḷọk lik jān ar ak eaetak tata lowaan to eṇ.The current on the ocean-side is stronger than in the lagoon, however, the current in the pass is the strongest flowing eastward.aet
detEḷap an det raininIt's very sunny today.det
 Ñe ej det em ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) lañ, ekkoonaḷaḷ buḷōn lọjet.When the weather is good and the sun is shining, one sees sun rays in the ocean.koonaḷ
 Det in ekaajeḷkāik kōj.The heat is depressing.ajeḷkā
 Ej mejān det bwe ealjet.He wears dark glasses because he's cross-eyed.aljet
 Kōn an kanooj in ḷap det ilo ān eo, eṃōkaj an diñōjḷọk men ko rej ejjedwawa ioon bwidej.The sun's heat is so intense on the island that everthing lying about on the ground dries up quickly.diñōjḷọk
edetKwōn atat bwe edet.Wear a hat because the sun is hot.atat
 Edet jelōñlōñBright sunshine.jelōñlōñ
 Kwōn mājmāj bwe edet.Wear your glasses because the sun is bright.mājmāj
pedetJoñan an pedet armej, edeḷọñ im kọkkure kweilọk eo.He's so forward, he went in and broke up the meeting.pedet armej
epedetEj jab aelọk uwaan kakūtōtō bwe epedet armejHe's obviously of a naughty sort because he's too forward in his actions.uwaan kakūtōtō
EbbadetdetEbbadetdet iaarThere are lots of badet on the lagoon side.badet
EddetdetEddetdet āninThis islet is always sunny.det
ibbwidetdetEbwiin būbwidetdet (ibbwidetdet) nuknuk kaṇ.The clothes have the smell of sunshine.būbwidetdet
būbwidetdetEbwiin būbwidetdet (ibbwidetdet) nuknuk kaṇ.The clothes have the smell of sunshine.būbwidetdet
EetEet?What's the matter with it?et
EbajeetEbajeet ke kwojab kelọk ilo baḷuun eo?Why didn't you go on the plane?ebajeet
ebajjeetEkwā ebajjeet.Now that's more like it.ebajjeet
 Ebajjeet ke kwokatak.That's more like the way to study (you weren't really studying before).ebajjeet
 Ebajjeet ke kwaar etal im eọñwōd.It was more like it when you went out fishing.ebajjeet
 Ekwe ebajjeet ke ejijjet ḷọk jidik,” Jema eba.Now that seems to be more like it,” Father said. P546jejjet
jikeetKwōn kajikeete ilo in jikeet ṇe aṃ.Let him use your skateboard.jikeet
 Ettōr im jikeet.He ran and slipped.jikeet
EjikeetEjikeet kōn an ijjir iaḷ eo.He slipped because of the slippery road.jikeet
jājineetIj kab itok ñan āniin im jājineet wōtI just came to this island and I am still unacquainted with the island setting.jājiniet
 Kien jājineet.The ruling of an amateur / someone uninformedkien
ri-jājineetAolep kōmeañ ije ri-jājineet wōtWe're all newcomers and don't know our way around.jājiniet
peetEnañin būtoñe ke peet eṇHas a mattress been put on the bed?būtoñ
 Kwōn etal ilo peet eṇ im erḷọke diiṃ.Go lie down and relax.erḷọk
 Rōnaaj jāāke peet kaṇ buñniin.They'll have a bed check tonight.jāāk
 Kwōn jab kōkein (ekkein) jitpeeḷeḷ ioon peet ṇeDon't always lie crosswise on the bed there.jitpeeḷeḷ
 Rej ilān peet im kappukottok bao eo jibwin.They're off to search for his pet bird.peet
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aḷbapeetRi-pālle raar kōṃṃan an kajin Ṃajeḷ aḷbapeet.White men gave the Marshallese language its alphabet.aḷbapeet
etalpeetḶōṃaro raar etalpeet ke peet.The men etalepeet during the low tide.etalpeet
Ri-etalpeetRi-etalpeet eo ṇeHe is the expert in etalpeetetalpeet
TōreetTōreet in koṃro ej ilān eọñōd ie?What ungodly hour are you two going fishing?tōre
kweetPenkweiki kweet ṇe kijerro.Smother our octopus in grated coconut.penkwe
kọkweetKōjparok aṃ kōttōmāleik(i) wa ṇe bwe enāj kọkweet.Watch how you surf this canoe or it'll dive.kōttōmāle
EkọkweetEkọkweet wa eo.The boat's bow went under.kọkweet
iietKar iiet tata koṇan Tony iaan ḷōṃaro raar eọñwōd.Tony caught the fewest fish among the men who went fishing.iiet
 Ejowālel Alfred im aolep iien ej iiet koṇan ñe ej turọñ.Alfred is not a good marksman at spearfishing and his catch is never large when he goes spearfishing.jowālel
 Ear kanooj iiet aebōj laḷ etto im jabdewōt armej rej kōjerbale im kattooni.There were very few cisterns in olden times, and everyone used them and contaminated them. S22tōtoon
 Eḷap an iiet nuknuk.I have only a few clothes.iiet
 Ṃokta ear kanooj pen an juon al buñbuñ kōn an iiet armej eṇ ej roñ.Before, it was difficult for a song to be well known, because there were few people who heard it. S26buñbuñ
KaiietKaiiet woran ri-jerbal.The number of employees should be reduced.iiet
eiietIm barāinwōt eiiet ro me rej kōṃṃane men in aje.And there are few who make aje anymore. S11iiet
reiietBok, pinjeḷ, im ṃweiien jikuuḷ ko jet, reiiet wōtBooks, pencils, and other school supplies are in short supply. S9ṃweiuk
IjājinietIjājiniet in itoitak eoon āniinI don't know my way around this island.jājiniet
EjinietEjiniet tata ilo jikin eọñwōd.He is the best guide for fishing spots.jiniet
 Ejiniet āninHe is familiar with this island.jiniet
 Ejiniet ānin jān kwe.S/he is more familiar with this island than you.jān
Ri-jinietKūraij ej Ri-jiniet (hymn).Christ is my guide.jiniet
ri-VietRūttariṇae ro an Amedeka raar kōmeḷan jidik innem bar jino ṃurṃur ñan maatin ri-Viet Cong ro.The American troops waited a bit before they resumed the assault and wiped out all the Viet Cong.meḷan
jetInaaj iwōj ālikin jet minitI'll be back in a few minutes.āliki-
 Ebakkito jet ajri in ṂajeḷSome Marshallese children have yaws.bakkito
 Ejjeḷọk aij-bọọk ilo enañin aolep eṃ i Ṃajeḷ, bōtab eḷak wōr ilo jet wōt eṃ ko Kuajleen im Mājro kab jejjo ilo aelōñ ko ilikin.There are no refrigerators in most Marshallese homes, except for some on Kwajalein and Majuro, and a few on outer islands. S27bọọk aij
 Eḷap an lōñ ek, ak ej jab bwe im men ko jet.There are lots of fish, but not enough breadfruit and other foods. S6bwe
 Jet kaṇ elin/ilen bao buḷōn mar eṇ.There are some chicken nests in the boondocks.el
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bajetJen ba bwe ālkin wōt an Nitijeḷā koweppān bajet jenaaj jino maroñ kōḷḷā.Let's just say that after the Nitijeḷā passes the budget we can get our pay.jen ba
EbajetEbajet ke eppoñ ainikieṃ?What is the matter that your voice is so hoarse?pepoñ
EajetEajet penkō ṇeThat vinegar has already become acid.ajet
ri-kōjjājetInnem ekar jino wātok ri-kōjjājet ke ejino epaak an awaan jerak.As the time for us to set sail approached, people to see us off started to arrive. P441kōjjājet
EkajetEkajet likaebeb eṇ.The top is spinning. (or) He makes the top spin.kajet
 Eor ke aṃ ri-kaṃool ñan ekajet inHave you any witness for the upcoming trial?ri-kaṃool
 Ri-juraake eo ear jab jādetok ñan ien ekajet eoThe witness did not show up for the trial.juraake
Ri-ekajetRi-ekajet eo ear ketake ri-ketak eo.The judge revealed the identity of the betrayer.ketak
 Ri-ekajet.The judge.ekajet
mājetJema ekwaḷọk juon mājet jān bōjọọn jedọujij eo an im tile ḷaaṃ eo.Father took a match out of his pants pocket and lit the lamp. P140bōjọ
 Ejatokwōj mājetThese matches are hard to light.jatokwōj
 Kwōmaroñ kaane mājet kaṇeYou may use those matches (which have never been used before).kōkaan
 Unin ba men in kōnke ikar lo an rwe bōjọ eo an im kwaḷọk jikka eo kijen im juon mājet.I only knew this because I saw him stick his hand in his pocket and take out a cigarette and a match. P768rore
 Ḷōṃaro raar it bwe ejjeḷọk mājet ñan aer kōjọ juon kijeek.The men made fire by rubbing sticks together, since they didn't have matches to start the fire.it
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rājetJuon im rājet ñan juon armej.One and a half breadfruit for each person.juon im rājet
turājetKoṃwin rōrā (errā) ṇai turājet.Please move to one side.rōrā
jabjetEwōr tarrin jabjet e pāāk in waini repojak in baun.I have around ten bags of copra ready to be weighed.jabjet
EjetEjet likaebeb eo.The top is spinning.jet
 Ejet wōt im jet likaebeb eṇ.The top keeps on spinning for a long time.jet
aejetLale wōn eṇ emmat i aejet.Look at that turtle on top of the water.memat
 Waan tulọk eṇ ewaḷọk i aejet.The submarine is surfacing.aejet
ruamaejetEñak aililōk ruamaejet.He's a flop when it come to visitors.aililōk
 Wōn eo ej ri-ṇajikin ruamaejet roWho's providing accommodations for the visitors?ṇajikin
ruamāejetEin kōj wōt ruamāejet ilo aelōñ kein ad make.”Now it’s like we are outsiders in our own islands.” P398ruwamāejet
RuwamaejetRaar ekkaneḷọk Ruwamaejet eoThey brought food to the stranger.ekkan
ruwamāejetEjeḷā kuṇaan ñaṇ ruwamāejet.She has diplomacy with her visitors.jeḷā kuṇaa-
 Jen ilān karuwaneneik ruwamāejet raṇLet's go welcome the strangers.karuwanene
 Rej niiddoor ḷọk limen ruwamāejet raṇThey're doing the niiddoor method for the guests.niiddoor
 Elōñ ruwamāejet raar itok ilo wa eṇ.Many strangers came on that ship.ruwamāejet
 Elañe kwōj ruwamāejet ilo aelōñ in Ṃajeḷ armej ro rej koba im bōkwōj ṃōñā im men-in-leḷọk ko ñan eok.If you are a newcomer to the Marshalls, the people gather and bring you food and gifts. S4ruwamāejet
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iruwamāejetÑa iruwamāejet kōn kain bōnbōn rot in.I'm not familiar with this kind of arithmetic.ruwamāejet
 Ña iruwamāejet kōn kain bōnbon rot in.I’m not familiar with this kind of arithmetic.kōn
atmāejetTa eṇ ilo atmāejet eṇWhat's at the top part of the sail?atmāejet
MejetMejet ṇe aṃ?What's your illness?mej
jijetEtke kwōjaam jijet im ālkurkurWhy are you sitting with your back turned?ālkurkur
 Ij jijet bajjekI'm just sitting.bajjek
 Itok ijo im jijet ieCome here and sit.ijo
 Jeeknaan rej jijet laḷCommoners sit on the floor.jeeknaan
 Itok im jijet jetakūCome sit to the east of me.jetak
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EjijetEjijet iturin irooj eo.He sits close to the chief.jijet
 Jema ejijet ḷọk ilo kōjām eo im ña ibaj jijet ḷọk iturin.Father sat down at the door and I sat down next to him. P242kōjām
 Ejijet laḷ ḷọk i tōrerein rikin ko im ḷobōlHe sat down next to the rigging and brooded. P879ḷobōl
 Ej roñ wōt ke emej leḷḷap eo jibwin ak Jonitōn ejijet laḷ ḷọk im ḷobōlUpon hearing of the death of his grandmother Jonitōn sat down and became pensive.ḷobōl
kajjijetJerbal eo aṃ ej kajjijet armej ilo kwelọk in.Your job is to seat people at the meeting.jijet
tarkijetKōpaak tarkijet bwe in kelọk.Move close to shore so I can jump off.tarkijet
 Ke erro kar juur tarkijet ebaj waḷọk tok jilu armej jān ejja mejate eo wōt erro kar diwōj tok jāne.As soon as the two of them stepped onto the beach three more people appeared on the path where Father and the Boatswain had come out. P1259jān
parijetLali ek kaṇ parijet.Look at those fish at the shore.parijet
 Juon uweo jekad ejok ioon buwae ṇe iōñ, ak jet roro armej ioon parijet rej jeeaaḷ tok.I saw a black noddy land on the northern buoy and some people on the shore beckoning to us. P523jekad
pepārijetKwōn jab ṃōñā kọnōt bwe kwōnaaj pepārijet (eppārijet).Don't eat kọnet shells or you will get this certain sickness.pepārijet
iparijetĀlikin an atomiik baaṃ eo debokḷok ilo ṃaḷoin Pikinni, eḷak ajeḷḷā ḷọk ek iparijet.After the atom bomb was detonated in the Bikini lagoon, there followed a deluge of dead fish washed up on the shores of the islands.ajeḷḷā
eppārijetKwōn jab ṃōñā kọnōt bwe kwōnaaj pepārijet (eppārijet).Don't eat kọnet shells or you will get this certain sickness.pepārijet
bokwārijetRej bokwārijet iarThey are scrubbing themselves at the lagoon beach.bokwārijet
wiwijetJoñan an wiwijet eallo an kōnnaan.He was so agitated he was tongue-tied.allo
 Ijino tak tōn kar wiwijet ak men eo iḷak emmō ilo kōjām eo ilo Jema im ḷōṃaro ruo ijo ioon teek.I almost started to panic but when I stuck my head out the door I saw Father and the other two men on the deck. P956wiwijet
ewiwijetIñak eita, ewiwijet ke ak ta.I didn’t know what was wrong—whether he was panicking or what. P573wiwijet
inwijetRi-inwijet eo ejeḷātata inwijet emoottok.The man who is expert in lashing outrigger canoes is coming.inwijet
 Raan kein ejejā eṇ eṃṃan an inwijet.Few people nowadays can do a good lashing job.inwijet
 Kwōn inwijet tok jān jabōn kōrkōr ṇeLash this way from the other end of the canoe there.inwijet
Ri-inwijetRi-inwijet eo ejeḷātata inwijet emoottok.The man who is expert in lashing outrigger canoes is coming.inwijet
jejjetRōnañin jejjet ke ek ko?Haven't those fish been cleaned yet?jejjet
 Uno kaṇe rejjab jejjet ñan doon.The colors don't go well together.jejjet
 Enañin jejjet ke kūtien kien ṇeHas that ordinance been enforced?jejjet kūtien
 Ej kab jejjet.It's finally correct.kab
 Ek kaṇe raikuj jejjet ṃokta jān aer kōmat.The fish have to be cleaned before being cooked.jejjet
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kajejjetEnana akkauniṃ bwe kwōj jab kajejjet aṃ kōḷḷā.You have bad credit because you don't pay on time.akkaun
EjejjetEjejjet bwe eo.That's the true knot (the correct symbol) in divination.bwe
 Ejejjet utōn likōbla in.This likōbla is well prepared.likōbla
 Kōjañ peeḷ ṇe bwe ejejjet joñoul awa.Ring the bell; it's exactly ten o'clock.jejjet
 Ejejjet kōto in ñan ad jerak.The wind is just right for us to sail.jejjet
 Ejejjet awa in an jañ peeḷ ṇeIt's time for the bell to be rung.jejjet
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Ri-jejjetRi-jejjet ek eo ejeḷā tata ṇeHe is best fish cleaner.jejjet
ejijjetEkwe ebajjeet ke ejijjet ḷọk jidik,” Jema eba.Now that seems to be more like it,” Father said. P546jejjet
ikjetRaar kōb im po ikjet.They dug till they reached rock-bottom.ikjet
Ri-ikjetRi-ikjet.People from the bottom of ocean (legend).ikjet
ealjetEj mejān det bwe ealjet.He wears dark glasses because he's cross-eyed.aljet
bọjetIdaak jān bọjet ṇeDrink out of the faucet.bọjet
 Eibeeb bọjet eo ṇa ilaḷ.The water faucet is flowing on the ground.ibeb
 Kwōn jab kōjjādbūtbūti bọjet ṇe bwe jetutu.Don't make the faucet spray because we're getting wet.jādbūtūktūk
 Ejjādbūtbūt tok jān bọjet eṇThe spraying is coming from the faucet.jādbūtūktūk
lọjetEaet lọjet.There is a current in the ocean.aet
 Erro bwiden kar kōnono ijo im meḷọkḷọk meram eo ioon lọjet.The two of them were busy talking and forgot about the light. P1131bwiden
 Ikar 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
 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
 Ñe ej det em ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) lañ, ekkoonaḷaḷ buḷōn lọjet.When the weather is good and the sun is shining, one sees sun rays in the ocean.koonaḷ
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ilojetKatulọk neeṃ ilojet.Dip your feet in the water (lagoon).tulọk
ilọjetJab tarto-tartak bwe kwōnaaj wōtlọk ilọjet.Stop running around or you'll fall overboard.tarto-tartak
ErilojetErilojet ḷōḷḷap eṇ.The old man has the sea-ghost sickness.rilojet
bọọjetWōn ṇe ear kaibeeb bọọjet ṇe ṇai ilaḷ?Who turned on the faucet and made it flow on the ground?ibeb
 Ejiebḷọk bọọjet eṇWater is flowing from the faucet.jieb-
iurjetEkadik iurjet aṃ kōnono.But you speak so rapidly.iurjet
jaiurjetJejjab lōke eok kōn am jaiurjet.We can't depend on you because of your slowness.jāiur
 Eḷap an jaiurjet ilo jerbal.He's not a speedy worker. He's a very slow worker.jāiurjet
 Etke kwōnañin jaiurjet ilo aṃ jerbal?Why are you so slow in doing things?jāiurjet
 Jaiurjet tata eo ṇeHe is the slowest guy ever.jāiurjet
eiurjetḶeo eiurjet eṇThat man always acts sprightly.iurjet
ErrājetjetErrājetjet .These breadfruit are all cut in two.rājet
būbjetjetEḷap an būbjetjet (ibbwijetjet) kōn an pāāt.The smell of the sea is all over the place because the low tide.būbjetjet
jijijetjetKwōn jab jijijetjet (ijjijetjet) bwe eboñ.Don't just sit there because it's night already.jijet
ijjijetjetKwōn jab jijijetjet (ijjijetjet) bwe eboñ.Don't just sit there because it's night already.jijet
ibbwijetjetEḷap an būbjetjet (ibbwijetjet) kōn an pāāt.The smell of the sea is all over the place because the low tide.būbjetjet
kāletKiiō aolep al jān aolep aelōñ rej jañ ilo mejatoto im armej remaroñ in kālet ko rōkōṇaan, ko rōṃṃan, ak ko renana.Now all songs from all islands are heard on the air, and people can choose those they like—those that are good and those that are not. S26mejatoto
eletletIm jidik wōt an wa eo jino jaaḷ im ḷak anlọk, eletlet wūjḷā eo im wa eo ejino ajādik.The boat slowly turned to the north and when it was finally on course the sail filled with wind and we started to advance slowly. P851anlọk
EmāmetEmāmet leen ni eṇ.The fruit of that coconut tree is sweet.māmet
ṃanetEkkar 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
 Taunin aṃ kọkkure ṃanet im aluej iraan ṇeWhy do you break the taboo and sing up on that breadfruit tree?aluej
pānetBarāinwōt 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
petKwōn ḷoñtak kōn pet ṇeProp yourself with that pillow.ḷoñtak
 Emmaḷḷipenpen petThese pillows are all oily.maḷḷipen
 Lukwōj emjak ṇe ilo pet ṇeTie the anchor on the bitt there.pet
 Erkākaṇ ḷọk iṃaanier, iturin pet eṇ,” Bojin eo euwaak.They are up front, next to the bitt,” the Boatswain replied. P411pet
 Pet eo aparaṃ eo.Here is a pillow to put alongside you.apar
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kapetKwōn kōmmālmel im kapet peiṃPractice and warm up for a while.pet pā
EpetEpet ilo rawūn eo kein kajuon.He fouled in the first round.pet
 Epet peinHe's warmed up.pet pā
depetIj ba wōt ijin ak etar tok juon ṇo im depet kōjaan wa eo.Right as I said it a wave smashed up against the side of the boat. P597depdep
 Ij ba wōt ijin ak etar tok juon ṇo im depet kōjaan wa eo.Right as I said it a wave smashed up against the side of the boat. P597kōja
edepetLale wōn ṇe edepet eokLook out or that turtle will slap you.depdep
kabuñpetKōn an jeḷā kabuñpet emaroñ pād ilowaan juon wa im jeḷā ke ebōd kooj eo an.Because he possesses the intuition and knowledge of Marshallese navigation, he can sense that a boat is off its course even while he's inside the boat.kabuñpet
lọpetJab etetal ijin bwe lọpet.Don't walk here because it's the eastern side of the house.pet
WōpetWōpet ej waj Mieko.Obet is a watchman at MIECO.waj
petpetEkar abwin ṇapitōn innem ear petpet kōn waini.He didnt want to give him a pillow so he used a coconut as one.ṇapitōn
pepetpetEkadik pepetpet (eppetpet) an kukure ikkure.He fouls often when playing.pet
eppetpetEkadik pepetpet (eppetpet) an kukure ikkure.He fouls often when playing.pet
ātetJab kōrōḷọk piik ṇe kijeṃ bwe enaaj ātet.Don't let your pig roam free or it'll be impounded.ātet
 Elōñ mejān aṃ ātet innem kwomaroñ in peeto kōtaan apit to!Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none.Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none. (Lit. Having too many eyes to take in your choice will cause you to loose your grip and to drift aft between the outrigger and the hull and away from the canoe.ātet
 Ātet kijōṃ ṃokta, nejū,” Jema eba.Serve yourself first, Son,” said Father. P376ātet
kāātetKidu ko raar kāātet nemān ri-kalbuuj eo.The dogs traced the scent of the fugitive.kāātet
 Enana an kāātet kōnke eboṇ bọtin.He has difficluty using his full sense of smelling because of his stuffy nose.ātāt
 Enana an kāātet kōnke eboṇ bọtin.He has difficluty using his full sense of smelling because of his stuffy nose.kōnke
jitetEḷapḷọk jiṇo ilo jitet ko tuiōñ ilo Amedka ilo iiō in jān iiō eo ḷọkThere was more snow in the northern U.S. states this year than last.jiṇo
itKumi it eo ewiin ilo iakiu eo?Which team won at baseball?wiin
 Ḷōṃaro raar it bwe ejjeḷọk mājet ñan aer kōjọ juon kijeek.The men made fire by rubbing sticks together, since they didn't have matches to start the fire.it
 Kwōn it mājet ṇe im kōjọ kijeek ṇeYou should strike a match and light the fire.it
aitEṃṃan an lieṇ ait.She does good sewing jobs.ait
baitḶeo ej pañ pein in itōn bait.He is putting up his fists to fight.pañ
 Bait eo an Ṃaak ekaajiṃaalale.Mark's punch sent him swaying back and forth.ajjiṃaalal
 Baj kōiiein ke ejab jorrāān jān bait eo aerro.He certainly has the stamina to have withstood the beating in his recent fight.kōiie
Ri-baitRi-bait eo jān America ewiin.The boxer from America won the fight.bait
rūbaitEḷap an peñpeñ rūbait eṇThat fighter is muscular.peñpeñ
 Rūbait eo ear ukōje aolepān ḷōṃaro jet.The boxer beat all the rest of the competitors.ukok
dāitEar dāit bōran em ukōje.He grabbed his hair and pulled him down.dāde
ḷaitWōn ṇe kwaar kakiltōne ḷait ṇe aṃ jāne?Who did you swipe that lighter from?kiltōn
jiḷaitḶōṃa e, jemān jaajmi,” Kapen eo ekar ba ke elo an dedeḷọk an Bojin eo jiḷait.Hey guys, let’s eat sashimi,” the Captain said when he saw the Boatswain was done slicing it up. P1329jiḷait
ri-jiḷaitEwi ri-jiḷait eo bwe en jiḷaiti ḷoob ṇeWho's going to slice that loaf?jiḷait
WaitEar or jinen Jiṇo Wait lōrrọSnow White had a fairy godmother.lōrrọ
kuuḷeitKwōmaroñ ke aebōjetok kuuḷeit ṇe liṃō?Can you put some water in the Koolaid for us?aebōj
jipeitEijin jipeit.An ace of spades.jipeit
 Kwaar lo ke jipeit eo arro?Did you see my spade?jipeit
kūreitEj kakkōt bwe en ṃōṃan (eṃṃan) an kūreit.He's trying hard for good grades.kakkōt
LiitLiit eo ṇeYank on the line.liit
riitEjiṃalejlej meja kōn an to riit.My head is giddy from my reading so long.jiṃalejlej
jitWa eṇ ej jit jekōtWhich way is that canoe headed?jit
mwijitKōjparok aṃ mwijit jiij ṇe bwe en jab jijijiij (ijjijiij) raan tebōḷ ṇeBe careful as you cut the cheese so that the crumbs won't be all over the table.jiij
ṃwijitEjikin uwe an ṃwijit bōraṃYour hair was trimmed quite sloppily.jikin uwe
 Ta ṇe ear ṃwijit peiṃWhat cut your hand?ṃwijṃwij
 Iḷak ṃwijit kōnwaan bao eo, ewūdikke.When I cut the chicken's head off, it writhed in pain.wūdikke
 Ṃwijit ek kaṇe im kōjeblọkwani.Have those fish cut in half.jeblokwan
likitJet iien ilo aer kōmatte rej likit wōt men ko rōñaj ie bwe en ennọ bwiin im jab ḷōḷSometimes when they cook it they put things that are fragrant with it just so that it will smell good, and not musty. S18ñaj
 Kar rubukwi lemñoul wōt tala eo im iar bar likit lemñoul im kajilibukwiki.There were only two hundred fifty dollars and I put in fifty to make it three hundred.jilubukwi
 Jet iien ilo aer kōmatte rej likit wōt men ko rōñaj ie bwe en ennọ bwiin im jab ḷōḷSometimes when they cook it they put things that are fragrant with it just so that it will smell good, and not musty. S18ḷōḷ
 Elañe eṃōj, likit ilo nuknuk im totouki ṃae iien emōrā.When that is finished, wrap it in cloth and hang it up to dry. S20toto
 Āliktata rupe im likit ṇa ilowaan bōjọ.Finally, break it up and put it in a finely woven basket. S20ruprup
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KumitKumit im jeṃdoon ekajoor ilo ṃanit in ad.Teamwork in mutual assistance is a significant trait in our culture.jeṃdoon
jānitRej ṃōñā jānit in barulep.They are eating coconut-crab claws.jānit
ṃanitEkotok-kilū kōn aṃ jaje ṃanit.Your actions give me goose pimples.kotok-kilin
 Jej aikuj jaruki ṃanit ko ad rōmājkunḷọk im katakin ajri ro nājid leep ñe re jañin kar jeḷā.We must revive some of our waning customs such as leep dancing by teaching our children if they don't already know how.leep
 Ejeḷā ṃanit.He knows how to conduct himself.ṃanit
 Iṃweed kōn ṃanit kaṇ an.I'm fed-up with his actions.ṃweed
 Kwōn jab popo ṃanit bwe rōnaaj ṃan eok.Quit going to other peoples' land or they will kill you.popo ṃanit
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kōṃanitEjeḷā kilen kōṃanit.He knows the workings of protocol.ṃanit
popoṃanitBwinimjaad popoṃanit.Do not go ashore on islands that do not belong to you.bwinimjaad
minitInaaj iwōj ālikin jet minit.I'll be back in a few minutes.āliki-
 Juon kuwata in juon awa ej joñoul ḷalem minit.A quarter of an hour is 15 minutes.kuwata
 Lōññaan lieṇ emaroñ bōk jilñuul minit ñan pukot uwaak eo an.The riddle about that woman can take 30 minutes to solve.lōñña
 Jema eto laḷ ḷọk im kōjọ injin eo ke ṃōttan kar joñoul ḷalem minit ñan jiljino awa.Father went down into the engine room and started the engine since it was twenty-five minutes before 6 o’clock. P446ṃōtta-
 Pojak wōt bwe enaaj jino al eṇ aer jet wōt minit jān kiiō.Stand by because they'll start singing in just a few minutes.al
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pitKwōn pit ut ṇePlease make the lei.pit
 Kwōn jab iñiñtōk bwe ij pit eokStop squirming as I'm giving you a rub-down.
apitElōñ mejān aṃ ātet innem kwomaroñ in peeto kōtaan apit to!Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none.Your eyes are looking at too many choices which will result in the achievement of none. (Lit. Having too many eyes to take in your choice will cause you to loose your grip and to drift aft between the outrigger and the hull and away from the canoe.ātet
ekkapitEtke kwaar jab kōkapit (ekkapit) ke eḷap aṃ kuraañañ?Why didn't you put oil on your hair, because it's very dry?kuraañañ
 Pinniep ej kōṃṃan jān waini im ri-Ṃajeḷ rej kōjerbale ñan elōñ men ko āinwōt ekkapit bar, ānbwin, ñan wūno im ñan romrom.Coconut oil is made from copra, and the Marshallese use it for many things, such as hair oil, body oil, medicine, and for illumination. S18romrom
 Pinniep ej kōṃṃan jān waini im ri-Ṃajeḷ rej kōjerbale ñan elōñ men ko āinwōt ekkapit bar, ānbwin, ñan wūno im ñan romrom.Coconut oil is made from copra, and the Marshallese use it for many things, such as hair oil, body oil, medicine, and for illumination. S18kōkapit
kōkapitEtke kwaar jab kōkapit (ekkapit) ke eḷap aṃ kuraañañ?Why didn't you put oil on your hair, because it's very dry?kuraañañ
EpitEpit wōjke eo.The tree is cured.pit
RipitJowi e ej Ripit kōnke jinō ej Ripit.I'm of the Ripit clan because that's my mother's clan.jowi
 Jowi e ej Ripit kōnke jinō ej Ripit.I'm of the Ripit clan because that's my mother's clan.jowi
pitpitĀlikin wōtlọk, iar pitpit.After I fell I got a good rub-down.pitpit
 Ij pitpit waj ak kwōj pitpit tok.I'll throw chum in your direction and you throw chum in my direction.pitpit
 Ij pitpit waj ak kwōj pitpit tok.I'll throw chum in your direction and you throw chum in my direction.pitpit
jiititKwōj jiitit keAre you using a sheet? Do you want to use sheets?jiitit
liliititKokadik liliitit (illiitit).You're always jerking the line (even though there's no fish on it).liit
illiititKokadik liliitit (illiitit).You're always jerking the line (even though there's no fish on it).liit
otEjjeḷọk (ot) apeltakūI am clumsy.apeltak
ōt ōt in?Where is the wind coming from?
bōtJab bōt bwe kwōnaaj baṃbaṃ.Don't be naughty or you'll get a spanking.baṃbaṃ
 Kwōn deñōt ḷadik ṇe bwe eḷap an bōt.Spank that boy because he's naughty.bōt
 Kwōn jab bōt bwe kwōnaaj deñdeñ.Don't be naughty or you'll get spanked.deñdeñ
 Edọlin (dọlel in) bōt.He's very naughty.dọlin
 Ejeptak ḷadik eo kōn an bōt.The boy was slapped because of his naughtiness.jeptak
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JabōtKab itok aolep raan ijellọkun wōt Jabōt.Come every day except Sunday.ijellọkwi-
 Aolep jabōt rej jabawōt.Every Sunday they give an offering to the church.jabawōt
 Rar jotoiñ in jabōt.They were having a general clean-up on Sunday.jotoiñ
 Ri-allōñiju ro an jabōt eo ḷọk ren jouj im jutak bwe aolep ren lo er.Those who made contributions for last Sunday please stand up for everyone to see.allōñ iju
 Amiro iien kōṃṃan jar Jabōt inIt's your turn to lead the prayers this Sunday.amiro
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ṂōjabōtṂōjabōt?Which house?ṃōjab-
ṃōrābōtIar piọ boñ dedeinke iar ṃōrābōt.I was cold last night because I had wet clothing on.dedeinke
 Kwōn jab ṃōrābōt bwe kwōnaaj nañinmej.Don't wear wet clothes or you'll get sick.ṃōrābōt
ebōtKwōn jab kabọọkọke bwe ebōt.Don't give him a fork because he's disobedient.bọọkọk
kilbōtEbwin kilbōt.Kiribatese dance.eb
 Eṃōj kaeb lio jān kilbōt.They have made the girl from Kiribati dance.eb
rikilbōtEḷap an ebbiōb rikilbōt.Kiribatese dance a lot.eb
Ri-KilbōtRi-Kilbōt rōjeḷā kajikia.Gilbertese swing their hips well.kajikia
kobōtRōnaaj kajeik eok ñe kobōt.You will be punished if you are naughty.kaje
RobōtKwōmaroñ ke ba kajjien ṃweo iṃōn Robōt?Can you show me where Robert's house is?ba kajjie-
 Ekadik tūtūraipip (ittūraipip) ḷadik eṇ nājin Robōt.Robert's boy drives all over the place.tūraip
 Kwōmaroñ ke jouj in kōbakōj arro bakōj iṃōn wia eṇ an Robōt?Can you please buy us some buckets at Robert's store?bakōj
batbōtWa batbōt eo eṇ jān Likiep.That's the slow sailing canoe from Likiep.bat
kōjjabōtbōtRej kōjjabōtbōt bajjekThey are just taking a leisurely walk on Sunday.Jabōt
rōkakōtEj jeṃḷọk wōt aerro kōnono tok ak Jema ebar pikūr ḷọk jidik injin eo im rōkakōt wa eo jān turin wab eo im arin ān eo.When the two of them were done talking, Father speeded up the engine, making the boat move rapidly away from the side of the pier and the shoreline, and out into the lagoon. P489kaiur
elmakotRaar kōṃṃan jet elmakot ṃokta jān kwelọk.They made some suggestions before the meeting.elmọkot
 Raar errā ilo elmakot koThey agree on the suggestions.elmọkot
juubōrṃakōtKwōmaroñ ke in etal in kōbatakḷaj kijeerro ilo juubōrṃakōt eṇCan you go buy unicorn fish for us at the supermarket?batakḷaj
rakōtRaar kōkālọk rakōt eoThey launched the rocket.kōkālọk
jekōtWa eṇ ej jit jekōt.Which way is that canoe headed?jit
jikōtEdibukae jikōt?In what direction is this dibukae current flowing?dibukae
 Kwōj tōtoor (ettoor) jikōt.In which direction are you pole fishing?tōtoor
 Jej ja lale ej ettōr jikōt.”Let’s see which way it’s going.” P1111jikōt
 Jej ja lale ej ettōr jikōt.”Let’s see which way it’s going.” P1111ja
wajjikōtKwōj wajjikōt?Where are you heading? What are you coming here to do?jikōt
 Kwōj wajjikōt MājroWhat are you going to do at Majuro?jikōt
 Kwōn ṃōk kajitūkini ḷeṇe ear wajjikōt?How about asking that man why he came?kajitūkin
 Ekwe bar wajjikōt in,” Kapen eo eba ilo an kōrraat.Now where to this time,” the Captain said in disapproval. P426jikōt
jokjikōtBaḷuun eo ear jokjikōt?Which way did the plane land?jikōt
ettōrjikōtEj ettōrjikōt?Which way is he running?jikōt
jitjikōtEj jitjikōt?Which way is it facing?jikōt
pikōtEkōplọkin pikōt.He escaped like a coward.kōplọk
 Einwōt kwobaj tipen pikōt.You seem scared.tipen
 Enaaj pikōt kōn aṃ kaabwinmakeiki ilo an dik.He'll be a coward because you make him fear ghosts while he's still little.abwinmake
 Ear jab āñini ippāer kōnke ej tōḷọk pikōt āinwōt Lurōk eo raar kupiiki jān kumi eo aer.He didn't go with them because he was as cowardly as Lurōk, who got fired from their team.tōḷọk
 Āin kwe wōt ejjab ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) kōn aṃ pikōt.You are too cowardly to be a man.pikōt
EpikōtEpikōt ḷōṃaraṇ in ire.Those guys are too cowardly to fight.pikōt
pāājkōtEitileoñeoñḷọk armej ñan ṃweeṇ ikkure pāājkōt bọọḷ ie.The people are milling around the place they are playing basketball.itileoñeoñ
KakkōtKakkōt kaallọke ṃaan aṃ bu.Aim well before shooting.allọk
 Kwōn kakkōt eolọke to ṇePull on that rope as hard as you can.eolọk
 Kwōn kakkōt iuuntokPush it hard.kakkōt
 Kakkōt ilo jikuuḷ.Work hard in school.kakkōt
 Ej jab kakkōt penIt's not very hard. It's quite easy.kakkōt
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ekkōtEḷap an kōkōt (ekkōt) wa eṇ.That canoe has a large capacity.kōkōt
 Eḷap an kōkōt (ekkōt) ḷeeṇThat fellow is really strong.kōkōt
kōkōtEḷap an kōkōt (ekkōt) wa eṇ.That canoe has a large capacity.kōkōt
 Eḷap an kōkōt (ekkōt) ḷeeṇThat fellow is really strong.kōkōt
bōklōkōtEjiṃwe wōt kar bōklōkōt ke kwōnaaj kar itok.My prediction was correct that you would come.bōklōkōt
 Aṃ jerbal nana enaaj kāeñtaan aṃ bōklōkōt.Your evil deeds shall torment your conscience.bōklōkōt
 Roñjake ainikien aṃ bōklōkōt.Follow the dictates of your conscience.ainikien bōklōkōt
kōtkōtIar lo juon jipijuḷ in kōtkōt.I saw a turnstone with one leg missing.jipijuḷ
kakōtkōtEṇṇōkṇōk ānbwinnū kōn kar kakōtkōt buḷōn wōt.My body stung all over after running through the rain.ṇōṇōk
ukotWōn ṇe ear ukot bok ṇe ñan kajin ṂajeḷWho translated that book into Marshallese?ukok
UkōtUkōt ainikenTranslate what he says.ukok
 Kwōn jeḷā ukōt joujYou have to know how to reciprocate favors.ukok
 Ledik eo ej ukōt bōkā ñan aḷap ro raar lale jān ke ear dik.She's looking after the old folks to repay them for looking after her when she was quite young.ukōt bōkā
eukōtIọkwe,” eukōt tokHello,” the Old Man replied. P428ukok
 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
 Bwe eṃṃan rot ke kōto in ej ḷapḷọk ak wa in eitan okjak ippān ṇo kein,” Bojin eo eukōt ḷọkHow can it be fine if the wind is getting stronger and the boat is going to capsize from the waves,” the Bosun shot back. P702okjak
 Bwe eṃṃan rot ke kōto in ej ḷapḷọk ak wa in eitan okjak ippān ṇo kein,” Bojin eo eukōt ḷọkHow can it be fine if the wind is getting stronger and the boat is going to capsize from the waves,” the Bosun shot back. P702ukok
 Iọkwe,” Kapen eo eukōt ḷọkHello,” the Captain returned his greeting. P1263ukok
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ukukotWōn eṇ enaaj ukukot ainikien ilo tūrep in an ñan Ratak?Who will interpret for him at every place on his trip around the eastern chain?ukok
ukukōtJab ukukōt kilen eb ṇeStop inserting variations into the dance.ukok
pukotḶaddik eo eto aṃ pukot iiōThe boy you have looking for a long time is here.iiō
 Raar jeplōklōk im pukot ajiri eo ejako.They spread out to look for the missing child.jeplōklōk
 Rej pukot rūkowadoñ eo.They're looking for the robber.kowadoñ
 Lōññaan lieṇ emaroñ bōk jilñuul minit ñan pukot uwaak eo an.The riddle about that woman can take 30 minutes to solve.lōñña
 Okḷāik nabōjān ṃwiin im pukot riiñ eo .Turn everything over in front of this house and look for my ring.okḷā
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PukōtPukōt tok Tọọṃ bwe en jitōke wōn eṇ bwe ejeḷā.Fetch Tom to gut the turtle because he's good at it.jejetōk
 Kōṃro naaj Bojin pukōt waj eok dedeḷọkin aṃro kōjọ im likbade injin e.”The Boatswain and I will come and find you when we have finished starting and testing the engine.” P281kōṃro
 Ṃōjin an Jema kune injin eo, erro Bojin eo wōnāne ḷọk im pukōt Kapen eo bwe ren jino ektak im kanne wa eo.After Father turned off the engine, he and the Boatswain went ashore to look for the Captain so they could start loading up the boat. P340kune
 Elōñjak jar ko im pukōt ḷọk koṃja eo.The group got up and went looking for the commissioner. lōñaj
pukpukōtEmaat baḷuunin Navy kaṇe aer pukpukōt kōmimān,” juon armej ekar kōkōnono tok ñan kōmmān jān ioon wab eo.The Navy planes gave up looking for you,” someone said to us from the pier. P1342baḷuun
 Lale ṃōk ke eñeo ej kab wōnāne ḷọk, ettōḷọk pukpukōt eok.”Please look and see if that is him that just went back to the island; he has been looking for you for a long time.” P51pepok
ḷōtKwojeḷā ke ḷōt raṇ rej kōjāibotok mọọr?Do you know who the men are who are looking for jaibo for bait?jāibo
kāālōtEṃōj ke aṃ kāālōt jet piteto?Did you pick out some good potatoes yet?kōkāālel
JālōtJālōt in aṃ kar kwaḷi kein ṃōñā .You didn't wash these dishes too well.jālōt
 Jālōt tata kein ṃōñā kwaar kwaḷi.The dishes you washed are the most poorly cleaned.jālōt
EjālōtEjālōt aṃ rakij meḷaṇ in.You did not clean up the grounds thoroughly.jālōt
kōjālōtLale kwaar kōjālōt aṃ kwaḷ nuknuk kaṇe.See how poorly you washed those clothes!jālōt
kālōtEj kab kar juon iien an ri-Ṃajeḷ maat im kālōt ri-kwelọk ro aer im ear kanooj ḷap ejjeurur.It was finally a time when the Marshallese had chosen their own representatives, and there was great excitement. S16jejeurur
 Raar kālōt wōt eṃṃaan im kōrā rot eṇ ejeḷā jeṃnāji ñan jerbal eo epeḷḷọk.They selected only those who have a good parent-child relationship for the job opening.jeṃnāji
jokālōtEar wiini jokālōt eoHe won the candidacy.jokālōt
waḷōtEwōr wōt jiljino taḷa ilo waḷōt e .I have only six dollars in my wallet.jiljino
ElōtElōt ke aṃ kar kwaḷi pilej kaṇ?Did you wash the plates clean?lōt
 Elōt aṃ kar jokiiñi raan tebōḷ e.You cleaned the table top well.jokiiñ
EḷotEḷot bwij eṇ.That lineage is dying out.ḷot
 Eḷot ni eṇ.That coconut tree is not producing any more.ḷot
 Eḷot wa eo.The boat disappeared.ḷot
 Eḷot juon ñiūOne of my teeth came out.ḷotḷot
jelōtUtaṃwe in ebaj jelōt aolepāmmān wōt jidik.This terrible situation really could have made us all all four of us go crazy. P1023aolep
ejelōtKe ej rōre tok im kalimjek eō, āinwōt juon juon eo mejatoto ejelōtWhen he looked toward me and stared, it was like something in the air was stifling me. P59jelōt
IjelōtIjelōt bato eo raan tebōḷ eo em wōtlọk.I bumped the bottle and it fell off the top of the table.jelōt
kōmlōtAnij in Inelep eo einwōt an kōmlōt ilo Baibōḷ.The Lord of Hosts as described in the Bible.Anij in Inelep
EboḷotEboḷot nuknuk kaṇe aṃ.Your clothes are damp.boḷot
jolōtWāto in ej jolōt jān jema.This tract is my inheritance from my father.jolōt
 Jōōt e ej jolōt jān jema.My shirt is my inheritance from my father.jolōt
kajolōtJema ear kajolōt kōn juon wa.My father offered me a boat as an inheritance.jolōt
ri-jolōtRōba eṃṃan ñe ej jeje etan ippān baaṃle eṇ bwe en kab ri-jolōt ieThey said that it would be good if he register with that family so he could be an inheritor there. ba
 Ḷeo erūtto tata ej ri-jolōt.The eldest brother is entitled to an inheritance.jolōt
pọḷotRōnañin bwini ke pọḷot koHave the ballots been counted?pọḷot
lōtlōtIkar 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
 Kōmmān kōḷmānḷọkjeṇ jidik im roñjake an kōto eo lōtlōt im ṇo ko notoñe wa eo.We just thought for a little while and listened to the wind and the sail flapping and the waves pounding against the boat. P695notoñ
ḷotḷotRej ḷotḷot bōbThey are pulling keys off of pandanus.ḷotḷot
mālōtlōtEj jab aelọk mālōtlōt.He's definitely a genius.ej jab aelọk
 E eo ear lo kijeek, im inọñ ko rej ba bwe unin an ri-Amedka mālōtlōt, Etao ear ko jān Ṃajeḷ im bōkḷọk an mālōtlōt ñan Amedka.He is the one who discovered fire, and the legends say that the reason Americans are smart is that Etao left the Marshalls and took his knowledge to America. S13lelo
 E eo ear lo kijeek, im inọñ ko rej ba bwe unin an ri-Amedka mālōtlōt, Etao ear ko jān Ṃajeḷ im bōkḷọk an mālōtlōt ñan Amedka.He is the one who discovered fire, and the legends say that the reason Americans are smart is that Etao left the Marshalls and took his knowledge to America. S13lelo
 E eo ear lo kijeek, im inọñ ko rej ba bwe unin an ri-Amedka mālōtlōt, Etao ear ko jān Ṃajeḷ im bōkḷọk an mālōtlōt ñan Amedka.He is the one who discovered fire, and the legends say that the reason Americans are smart is that Etao left the Marshalls and took his knowledge to America. S13mālōtlōt
 E eo ear lo kijeek, im inọñ ko rej ba bwe unin an ri-Amedka mālōtlōt, Etao ear ko jān Ṃajeḷ im bōkḷọk an mālōtlōt ñan Amedka.He is the one who discovered fire, and the legends say that the reason Americans are smart is that Etao left the Marshalls and took his knowledge to America. S13mālōtlōt
rimmālōtlōtKōkōnonoin (ekkōnonoin) rimmālōtlōt.Talking like an intellectual.kōnono
ElōtlōtElōtlōt wōjḷā eo.The sail is full.lōtlōt
pipiolōtlōtEṃṃan an pipiolōtlōt (ippiolōtlōt) nuknuk ṇeThe violet shade of that dress is pleasing.piolōt
ippiolōtlōtEṃṃan an pipiolōtlōt (ippiolōtlōt) nuknuk ṇeThe violet shade of that dress is pleasing.piolōt
ilūlōtEn jab bar ilūlōt aṃ kōnnaan ak kwōn atok ḷọk bwe wūnin an or jorrāān kwe,” Kapen eo ejiroñ ḷọkDon’t talk back, just get over here; you are the one who caused this problem,” the Captain yelled at him. P635ūlūlōt
ūlūlōtKwōn jab ūlūlōt aṃ kōnnaan.Don't talk back.ūlūlōt
ṃōtEj jab ṃōt kōn an waini kaṇ kajoke.It doesn't roll because the copra is keeping it steady.jok
 Eḷak bar ḷapḷọk an lelāle im ṃōt wa eo, dān eo lowa ejjādbūtbūt im kōṃro Jema ṇok ak ejab lilutōktōk dān eo kōṃro ej teiñi ḷọk ñan lowaan tāāñ eo.The roll of the boat back and forth on the waves started to intensify, and the water inside the boat splashed and sprayed me and Father until we were soaking wet, but the liquid we were pouring from the can never once spilled over. P595lelāle
EṃōtEṃōt wa eṇ.That vessel is riding the waves.ṃōt
 Joñan an kar maro, ej itok wōt ak eṃōt ilo aebōj eo.He was so thirsty he dove his head into the well and started drinking.ṃōt
kaṃṃōtṂokta jān aṃ ṃwelik kōn kōrkōr, kwōj aikuj jeḷā kaṃṃōt.Before you can take a canoe out into the ocean you have to know how to control the pitch.ṃōṃōt
eṃṃōtEḷap an wa eo ṃōṃōt (eṃṃōt).The boat pitched very badly.ṃōṃōt
ṃōṃōtEḷap an wa eo ṃōṃōt (eṃṃōt).The boat pitched very badly.ṃōṃōt
EṃṃōtṃōtEṃṃōtṃōt an idaak.He drank noisily.ṃōṃōtṃōt
 Eṃṃōtṃōt wa eṇ.That ship keeps riding the waves.ṃōt
añōtEḷap an añōt wa in.This boat is drawing a lot of water (and being impeded thereby).añōt
mānōtEkotok-kilū kōn mānōt kaṇe aṃ.I'm embarrassed for your behavior.kotok-kilin
 Ekōmmālwewe mānōt ko an.His actions are embarrassing.memālwewe
ṃanōtEjjeḷọk wōt memālweweid (emmālweweid) kōn ṃanōt ko an.We were very embarrassed by his behavior.memālwewe
 Kwōn jab ñabñab bwe armej renāj ba koñak ṃanōt.Don't eat so voraciously or people will think you have no manners.ñabñab
deñōtKwōn baare pein jān an deñōt eokPut your guard up so he doesn't hit you.baar
 Kwōn deñōt ḷadik ṇe bwe eḷap an bōt.Spank that boy because he's naughty.bōt
 Ḷeo ear deñōt ḷadik eo.He spanked the boy.deñdeñ
 Kwōn jab deñōt ajri ṇe bwe eub ānbwinninDon't spank that child because its body is tender.ub
 Ito jān eoon ṃweo bwe rojak eo enaaj kar deñōt im jujen to laḷ ḷọk wōt.I got down from the structure so I wouldn’t get hit by the gaff and then went down below. P1056rojak
kọnōtKwōn jab ṃōñā kọnōt bwe kwōnaaj pepārijet (eppārijet).Don't eat kọnet shells or you will get this certain sickness.pepārijet
ekọwōnōtWūno eo ekọwōnōt ḷoon eo.The paint made the motorboat look new.wōnōt
añōtñōtIar añōtñōt ñane im ṃōk ak ear jab uwaak.I importuned him so much that I got tired, but he didn't answer.añōtñōt
 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
 Ilukkuun ṃōk in añōtñōt bwe kōṃro en rọọl ak eñin kōṃro kab pād de ijin im kūrroḷọk wōt,” leḷḷap eo eba.I’m really tired of begging that we go back, but here we are just staying and getting more gout,” the old woman said. P197kūrro
pedañōtñōtEḷap an pedañōtñōt būḷāwut ṇeThat plywood is flexible.pedañōtñōt
EnnōtnōtEnnōtnōt ar in āninThis lagoon is full of squid.nōt
wōnōtnōtWa wōnōtnōt.An absolutely brand new canoe.wōnōt
owōnōtnōtEj baj owōnōtnōt wa eo waan.His canoe certainly looked new.wōnōt
BootBoot 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
 Boot eo inne ilo Nitijeḷā ekar ḷe juon aet ak jipikōr eo ekar kajeboiki ilo an kar boot jaabIn yesterday's vote in the Nitijelā there was one more vote in favor, but the speaker tied it by voting no.jebo
ribootKoñkōrōj enaaj tilmaake tok riboot eo an rainin.Congress will tender its report today.tilmaak
peọọtRej peọọt nuknuk ko.They tore the clothes.peoeo
 Raar peọọt peba eo an kōn an kaammeọeo.They tore up his paper because he was cheating.kaammeọeo
ReootReoot in kaiaraj.They went to pick some taro.iaraj
IiōōtIiōōt eo kwaar ḷotak ie?What year were you born?ḷotak
jootWiaakḷọk joot ṇe aṃ kōn naṃnoor ṇeInsert your bullet with your ramrod.naṃnoor
 Etāṃoṇ likao eo kōn joot eoThe young man was grazed by the bullet.tāṃoṇ
 Elōñ wōpeñ in joot.There are many empty shell casings.wōpeñ
 Joot eo ekọwūdikkeik ḷeoThe bullet sent him twisting in pain.wūdikke
 Ejekadkad joot im ejjeḷọk ialin ko.The bullets are coming in every direction and there's no escape. (song) jekadkad
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joōtNiñniñ ear kaiadatōltōle joōt eo an jemān.The baby got saliva on his father's shirt.iādatōltōl
 Wōn ar kainiki joōt e ?Who got ink on my shirt?inik
 Eeor mejān joōt eṇ an.The color of his shirt is fading.eor
jōōtKwōn batini jōōt ṇe aṃ.Button your shirt.batin
 Etūṃ batin in jōōt e .The button is off my shirt.batin
 Ewi wōt iaan jōōt kwokōṇaan?Which one of the shirts do you prefer?ewi
 Ejjekabootot jōōt eo an.He wore a checkered shirt.jekaboot
 Ejurjuri wūnokan jōōt e .The color of my shirt is fading.jijurjur
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būrijōōtEkōjak būrijōōt eṇ an.He has on funny looking bib-overalls.būrijōōt
KootKoot ejaaje ḷadik eo ekar kadek.The Court charged the boy with having been drunk.jaaj
 Ewōr juon jeṃḷọk jān koot.There is decision from the Court.jeṃḷọk
kọọtḶeo ejjakōḷkōḷ eṇ kōn an kọọt.That guy is always in handcuffs because of his stealing.jakōḷ
 Kwōnañin jab je in kọọt?Why can't you give up stealing?je
 Raar kajeiki kōn an kọọt.They punished him for stealing.kaje
 Ikkōljake ñe e eo ear kọọt.I suspect that he might be the one that stole.kōkōljake
 Kọọt eo ṇeThat's the burglar.kọọt
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ri-kọọtAjjādikdikūṃ einwōt ajjādikdikin ri-kọọt.You tiptoe like a thief.ajjādikdik
 Ajjiwewein ri-kọọt epen loe.It's hard to see a thief sneaking out.ajjiwewe
 Jāj eo ear bakkiiñi ri-kọọt roThe judge fined the burglars.bakkiiñ
 Bilijmāāṇ ro raar kajitūkin ri-kọọt eoThe policemen interrogated the robber.kajitūkin
 Iar kōmañ(e) ri-kọọt eoI taught the thief a lesson in such a way that he's going to think twice before stealing again.kōmañmañ
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aḷkootEj aḷkoot kōn bwilkōn pinana.He's using a banana leaf as raincoat.aḷkoot
rūkọọtEpo rūkọọt eoThe thief is arrested.po
 Etọrōk rūkọọt eoThey nabbed the thief.tọrōk
 Rōno im mālij addi-kọọtotin rūkọọt eoThe thief got his index finger smashedaddi-kọọtot
 Raar jakōḷe rūkọọt eoThey handcuffed the thief.jakōḷ
 Rūkọọt eo ear tarlepe ejoujikin waini eo im etal kake kōn dieka eo.The thief scooped up the entire pile of copra on the rear cart and took off with it.tarlep
ḷōōtKwōn ḷōōt juon ñan ilju.Make a lei for tomorrow.ḷōḷō
 Eṃṃan wōt in ḷōōt.This is a great combination.ḷōōt
 Wōn eo ej ḷōōt raininWhose turn is it to make the recipe today?ḷōōt
lọlọọtKurōn lọlọọt ṇeWhich hen left that egg unhatched?kor
mootEḷak eñaktok ke eiọkwe eō, etto wōt ke ear moot.When I finally realized she was in love with me, she had been long gone.eñak
 Lale kwōmeḷọkḷọk in kakkōle Kapen eṇ kōn naanin rōjañ eo an ḷōḷḷap eo,” irre lọk im ba ñan Jema ke ej moot ḷọk Bojin eo.Don’t forget to warn the Captain about the Old Man’s advice,” I said to Father once the Boatswain had left. P413kōkōl
 Ej 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
 Ooo, a jab bar illu,” ḷōḷḷap eo eba, bwe kiiō wōt kōjro moot ḷọk jān ān in im jero ban bar rọọl tok.”Oh, don’t get angry again,” the old man said, because pretty soon we will leave this island and we won’t come back.” P200jab bar
ṃootErro ṃoot in kōṃōñā tok kijedeañ.They've both gone to fetch us some food.ṃōñā
aṃootKōmwōj ar aṃoot ilo meram eo boñ.We played a game of tag in the moonlight last night.anoot
 Itok kōjeañ etal in aṃoot ippāerLet's the four of us go and play tag with them.anoot
 Aṃoot rot in ke ij kab ellolo?What type of tag game is this, that I haven't seen anything like it before.anoot
EmootEmoot in kōbaibōḷ.She went looking for a Bible.Baibōḷ
 Ḷeo emoot in eọroñ tok naan (eọroñ naan tok).He went to get the news.eọroñ naan
 Emoot kōkein (ekkein) ḷọk jidik.He left a little while ago.kōkein
 Emoot ḷōṃaro in kodia.They've gone to do some serious drinking.kodia
 Emoot lōñḷọkHe went up.lōñ
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RemootRemoot in kōbaaṃtok.They went looking for bombs.baaṃ
 Remoot in kōbaib.They went looking for pipes.baib
 Remoot eoojḷọkThey went to the interior of the island.iooj
 Liṃaro remoot in kōjaajmi tok.The women went to get some fish for sashimi.jaajmi
 Ewōr ḷalem ri-jān bao remoot in jān bao ilo āne jidikdik eṇ.There were five men went to snare birds at the small islet.jān
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ImootImoot, jenaaj iioon doon iturin opiij eṇ.I’m going; we’ll see each other by the office.” P292moot
 Ekwe imoot bwe in rọọl tok.”Okay, I’m going so I can come back quickly.” P412moot
rōmootḶōṃaro rōmoot in jaḷjaḷ injin.The men went to take the engine apart.jaḷjaḷ
 Rōmoot in jejọñ (ejjọñ) baoThey went to catch birds.jejọñ
 Ḷōṃaro rōmoot in kakijen tok.The men went to gather food.kakijen
 Rōmoot in kalwor.They went to look for lobsters.kalwor
 Rōmoot in kauuk ri-nañinmej eo.They went to care for the sick person.kau
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erpootElukkuun raelepe an armej ro jedeḷọk ñan erpoot eo im rōruṃwiji baḷuun eo im emootḷọk jān er.It was really late when the folks got started for the airport, and they were late and missed the plane. It was noon before the folks started for the airport, and they were late for the plane and missed it (it left without them).raelep
 Ewōr ke iaḷaṃ ḷọk ñan erpoot eṇDo you have transportation to the airport?iaḷ
 Ewōr ke iaḷ kaduḷọk ñan erpoot eṇDo we have shortcut to go to the airport?iaḷ kadu
tūrootEpād ituteen tūroot eoWhere is it in relation to the cabinet?tee-
tọọtLetok lem ṇe iuṃwin tọọt ṇeHand me the bailer under the seat.tọọt
ettootIḷak etal in eọñōd ettoot ke ear akḷañe ek eo.When I reached the spot to fish, he had already started fishing hours before.akḷañ
JepōtJepta (Jepōt) eo kwaar pād ie joteen eo ḷọkWhich shift did you work the other night?jep
rotEkkar 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
 Ek rot eṇ ej aujọjọ ijjuweo?What kind of fish is that stirring up the water over there?aujọjọ
 Lale bwe kwōn jab bar ṃōñā rot ṇeDon't ever eat like that again.jab bar
 Ijaje jaṃ men rot ṇeI don't know how to steal that kind of thing.jaṃ
 Ijōjōḷe kōkan (ekkan) rot ṇeI can't eat that kind of food.jejō
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ArōtArōt ṇeWhat class is that?ar
EperōtEperōt armej kijak eṇ.That fellow is inconsiderate of everyone.pedet armej
ṂōrōtṂōrōt?What color?ṃōrōn
EokkorōtrōtEokkorōtrōt buḷōn meja.My eyes smart.korōt
urōtKein ar urōt jatin Ebōḷ.Cain slew his brother Abel.uror
 Lale aṃ kūbboṇ bwe amentaklaḷ eo enaaj urōt eokKeep it up and your stinginess will reap unhappy consequences for you.amentaklaḷ
RourōtRourōt lieṇ im ewūdeakeak.They possess her and she is crazy.urōt
turotBōb turot men ṇeWhat kind of a pandanus is that?turot
EtōtEtōt ioon jikin.He settled on his homeland.tōt
EnnitōtEnnitōt an kar lukwarkware ḷọk rōḷọk eo.It slipped nicely across the waves as it was making up for lost time. P912innitōt
innitōtEñeo iar lo an innitōt ḷōk ijuweo ḷọkI saw it speeding away in that direction.innitōt
ekainnitōtWōjḷā eṇ kōrkōr eṇ waan ej jejerakrōk kaake ekainnitōt.That sail his canoe uses makes it speedy. innitōt
einnitōtAḷe, lukkuun kwōj ṃool ke wa ṇe einnitōt tok,” Bojin eo ebaj kōnono.Man, you are right; that boat is coming our way fast,” the Boatswain spoke up. P1138innitōt
EjjekaboototEjjekabootot jōōt eo an.He wore a checkered shirt.jekaboot
jōōtōtTa kwōjaje jōōtōt keDon't you know how to put on a shirt?jōōtōt
 Kwōn kajōōte bwe ejaje jōōtōt.Help him put on his shirt because he doesn't know how.jōōtōt
EjōōtōtEjōōtōt.He's wearing a shirt.jōōtōt
kọọtotAddi kọọtot.Index finger. (The stealing finger).kọọt
kadkadmoototEḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.kadkadmootot
 Eḷaññe juon ṃōṃaan (eṃṃaan) ej jab lale bwe en tōprak aikuj ko an baaṃle eo an ṃokta jān an lale ro jet, ej kadkadmootot.If a man doesn't make sure that his family's needs are met before he helps others, we say he's neglecting his primary responsibilities.kadkadmootot
LikatōttōtLikatōttōt wōt bwe enañin iien ṃupi wōt jidik.Be patient and stay where you are because it's almost time for the movie.likatōttōt
RuōtEaeniñeañḷọk meto eṇ kōtaan Likiep im Ruōt.The current in the ocean between Likiep and Ruōt is flowing northward.aeniñeañḷọk
 Rūttariṇae 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
 Eḷak 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 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
 Ruōt ṇe irōk, ak ettoḷọk ñan ad maroñ ḷannoiki,” Jema eba.Roi-Namur is to the south, but it will be a while before we sight land,” Father said. P925ḷanno
EwōtuotEwōtuot aelōñ in.This atoll has lots of rain.wōt
wotTa ṇe ej kōṃṃan bwe niñniñ ṇe en iiadatōltōl ḷọk wot?What makes the baby keep on slobbering?iādatōltōl
 Ilo iien kaṇ ej kọjek ñe kōmij eọñōd, kōmmān ej jinkadool wot, ñe jab ainbati kōn dānnin lọjet.At the times when we were fishing and hooked a fish, we only grilled it, or boiled it in a pot with seawater. P1013ainbat
 Juon wot an Bojin eo kar bwebwenato raan jab eo.The only one talking that day was the Boatswain. P1028an
wōtJema 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
 Aidikiṃ wōt ṇokYou're as skinny as a coconut leaf midrib.aidik
 Ej make wōt ñak aitwerōk.He's special in that he never wants to get into controversiesaitwerōk
 Ajjuurin kōjato jān wōt.A temporary hut to take shelter in when it rains.ajjuur
 Ajokḷāin juon āne ekkā wōt an ejjeḷọk armej ej jokwe ie.There is usually no one living on either end of an island.ajokḷā
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jabawōtAolep jabōt rej jabawōt.Every Sunday they give an offering to the church.jabawōt
 Iaikuji roñoul ḷalem jāān ñan jabawōt.I need a quarter for my church offering.jabawōt
ewōtIo ewōt.It is raining now (period of expecting rain implied).io
 Jen kōjato bwe ewōt.Let's take shelter because it's raining.kōjato
 Ewōt ḷam jako.It's raining cats and dogs.ḷam jako
 Rej kiil aj kaṇ an wa eṇ bwe ewōt.They are closing the hatches on that ship because it's raining.aj
 Eḷap an jappiọeo, bwe jekdoon ñe ewōt ak ejjab piọ.He doesn't chill easily, even when it rains.jāppiọeo
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jabdewotEjjeḷọk an maroñ in kōṃṃan jabdewot.He has no power to do anything.ejjeḷọk
 Ejeḷā ṇae jabdewot armejHe cares about everybody.jeḷā ṇae
jabdewōtEṃṃan jabdewōt ippaAnything is OK with me.jabdewōt
 Jabdewōt 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
 Kōl eo in, emaroñ dedek (eddek) jabdewōt men ko.This is fertile soil; anything can grow.kōl
 Emọ an jabdewōt armej deḷọñ.It is forbidden for any person to enter.mọ
 Emọ an jabdewōt armej etal ñan Kuwajleen.No one is permitted to go to Kwajalein.mọ
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JabdetakwōtJabdetakwōt an bōbōk (ebbōk).He takes on a wife at random.jabdetakwōt
āierḷọkwōtMen kein rej joob, jāān, ṃōttan nuknuk, im men ko āierḷọkwōt.These are things like soap, coins, articles of clothing, and other such things. S14āierḷọk wōt
ainwōtNañinmej ko rōḷḷap rej aolep itok jān aelōñ in pālle, ainwōt polio kab tiipi.Major diseases such as polio and tuberculosis have all come from foreign countries. S7nañinmej
āinwotEjjeḷọk ri-baankeek āinwot kuk eṇ.No one knows how to make pancakes like the that cook.baankeek
 Kwōj aikuj jaini peba ṇe āinwot juon ri-kaṃool.You have to sign the document as a witness.jain
 Āinwot jejeraṃōl kōn an ejjeḷọk armej.We feel poor and lonely because we don't have people around.jeraṃōl
 Ri-jauwōtata ḷadik eṇ āinwot jemānThat boy, like his father, doesn't scare easily.jọuwōta
ĀinwōtĀinwōt baj tipen ḷaddik abōblep men ṇeThat boy looks like the stubborn type.abōblep
 Lukkuun āinwōt.Exactly the same.āinwōt
 Ejjeḷọk āinwōt ilo bōnbōn.In mathematics she has no equal.āinwōt
 Ej kōbōḷñake ke aḷaḷ eṇ āinwōt kar ba?Is he splitting the board open like I said?bōḷñak
 Ij jañin kar lelolo (ellolo) boñ āinwōt in an diboñ.I've never seen such a dark night as this.diboñ
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barāinwōtIm barāinwōt eiiet ro me rej kōṃṃane men in aje.And there are few who make aje anymore. S11iiet
 Juon jiṃwe ak maroñ eo eṃōj kapene iuṃwin Jemānāe eo an RMI; barāinwōt juon jiṃwe ak maroñ eo eṃōj kapene iuṃwin jemānāe eo an juon bar laḷ.A right or authority that has been promulgated by the Constitution of the RMI; also a right or authority that has been instituted and confirmed in the constitution of another nation (definition of 'constitutional right' from Legal Glossary).jemānāe
 Barāinwōt 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
 Ej kākemọọj wōt im barāinwōt ewōr ṃōttan an jeḷā kapenin ṂajeḷHe was a very active person, and there was something else in addition to his knowing how to be a Marshallese captain. P34kākemọọj
 Joñan aer mejel, āinwōt ñe ej lutōk leplep dān ioon ṃweo im ioon teek barāinwōt.It was raining cats and dogs—so hard that it was like someone was pouring water on the cabin and the deck. P765lilutōk
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EbarāinwōtEbarāinwōt kōṇaan itok ijellọkun an kōṇaan ṃōñāBesides wanting to eat, he also wants to come.barāinwōt
 Ejino aemedḷọk ak ebarāinwōt wōr ṃōttan kain ṇe aproro.The coolness of the evening was upon us as was our dilemma. P1022apaproro
 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
 Baaṃle eo an ebarāinwōt pād i Likiep im juon eo nejin ḷaddik ej kab ḷotakHis family also was on Likiep, and his son had just been born. P42kab
 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. P15meñe
IbarāinwōtIbarāinwōt jeḷā ke kwokōṇaan itok.I also know that you want to come.barāinwōt
EinwōtEinwōt kwōj baj addikdiki .I feel like you're suspecting me.addikdik
 Ajādikūṃ einwōt ajādikin ḷōḷḷapYou walk as slowly as an old man.ajādik
 Ajejiṃ einwōt ajejin kabwebwe.Your sharing is like that of a stingy person.ajej
 Ajjādikdikūṃ einwōt ajjādikdikin ri-kọọt.You tiptoe like a thief.ajjādikdik
 Einwōt iḷak lale kwōj ajjimālele.You sound as if you're not sure of what you're saying.ajjimālele
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bareinwōtKōnke rej ri-abba, meḷeḷein bwe rej bareinwōt ri-kaajeḷḷā ek.Because they fish with dynamite it means that they'll also kill the fish indiscriminately.ajeḷḷā
Etal-in-wotEtal-in-wot juon aer loḷọk Irooj eo.They keep on visiting the chief's house.etal in wōt juon
JerwōtJerwōt in lik ennọḷọk jān jerwọt in iaar.Jerwōt from the ocean side are more delicious than those from the lagoon side.jerwōt
 Baru in jerwōt eo eṇ lik.The school of jerwōt is at the ocean side.jerwōt
jerwọtJerwōt in lik ennọḷọk jān jerwọt in iaar.Jerwōt from the ocean side are more delicious than those from the lagoon side.jerwōt
kajerwōtḶōṃaro rej kajerwōt.The men are fishing for jerwōtjerwōt
rejawōtwōtEkkā wōt an eddek ilo aelōñ ko iōñ kōnke ṃakṃōk eṃṃan an eddek ilo jikin ko rejawōtwōt im kabokbok.It usually grows on the northern islands because arrowroot grows in sandy places of little rainfall. S20bok
 Ekkā wōt an eddek ilo aelōñ ko iōñ kōnke ṃakṃōk eṃṃan an eddek ilo jikin ko rejawōtwōt im kabokbok.It usually grows on the northern islands because arrowroot grows in sandy places of little rainfall. S20jọwōtwōt
 Ekkā wōt an eddek ilo aelōñ ko iōñ kōnke ṃakṃōk eṃṃan an eddek ilo jikin ko rejawōtwōt im kabokbok.It usually grows on the northern islands because arrowroot grows in sandy places of little rainfall. S20ṃakṃōk
jijidwōtwōtEar jaadin jijidwōtwōt im ke ij kelọk jān ioon wab eo ñan wa eo, Kapen eo ej wanlōñ tak jān lowaan wa eo.It was drizzling, and when I jumped from the dock to the boat, the Captain came up from inside the boat. P45jaad
 Ear jaadin jijidwōtwōt im ke ij kelọk jān ioon wab eo ñan wa eo, Kapen eo ej wanlōñ tak jān lowaan wa eo.It was drizzling, and when I jumped from the dock to the boat, the Captain came up from inside the boat. P45jijidwōtwōt
kwoḷaanwōtwōtLale kwoḷaanwōtwōt ilo bo kaṇ buon.Be careful you don't get hit by the stones he's throwing.ḷaanwōtwōt
jọwōtwōtElukkuun jọwōtwōt Ṃajōḷ ilo añeneañ.It's very dry in the Marshalls during the winter.jọwōtwōt
kọwōtwōtKwōjeḷā ke kọwōtwōt?Do you know how to treat boils?wōt
RobertBaṃbōr in ṃōn Robert men e iar wiaiki.This is the bumper from Robert Reimers that I bought.baṃbōr
 Ri-kōbakōj ro raar ilọk ñan ṃōn Robert remoottokThe people who went to Robert Reimers looking for a bucket have come back.bakōj
 Jerajkoin ṃōn wia eṇ an Robert.The Clorox is from Robert Reimer's store.jerajko
TrustṂajeḷ ej tijtūrūk eo reeaar tata ilo Trust TerritoryThe Marshalls is in 1965 the easternmost district in the Trust Territory. S1reeaar
utEbbōl ut eṇ.That flower is opening.bōbōl
 Ekanooj aiboojoj bōbōl (ebbōl) in ut eṇ.The blossoms of that bush are really beautiful.bōbōl
 Ta unin aṃ idikdiki ut ṇeWhy did you keep on shaking that flower tree?idik
 Jab idiki ut ṇeStop shaking the tree.idik
 Iṃuk jān leen ut ṇeShake the flowers off the bush. (lit. Shake from its fruit that flowering bush.)iṃuk
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kabbūtbūtJab kabbūtbūt dān ṇeDon't have the water sprayingbūbūtbūt
EbbūtbūtEbbūtbūt dān eo.The water is spraying.būbūtbūt
ibbūtbūtIa in ej būbūtbūt (ibbūtbūt) tok jāne?Where are all those drops coming from?būbūtbūt
ejādbūtbūtKiiō eḷak ejjelōblōb dān ṇe, ejādbūtbūt tok ñan ioon kaṇe.Then when the water splashed it sprayed all over the boards. P719jādbūtūktūk
EjjādbūtbūtEjjādbūtbūt tok jān bọjet eṇ.The spraying is coming from the faucet.jādbūtūktūk
 Eḷak bar ḷapḷọk an lelāle im ṃōt wa eo, dān eo lowa ejjādbūtbūt im kōṃro Jema ṇok ak ejab lilutōktōk dān eo kōṃro ej teiñi ḷọk ñan lowaan tāāñ eo.The roll of the boat back and forth on the waves started to intensify, and the water inside the boat splashed and sprayed me and Father until we were soaking wet, but the liquid we were pouring from the can never once spilled over. P595lelāle
būbūtbūtIa in ej būbūtbūt (ibbūtbūt) tok jāne?Where are all those drops coming from?būbūtbūt
ṃakūtKōjro etal ñan ṃakūt in ek eṇ.Let's go to the fish market.ṃakūt
eṃṃakūtRi-aktal ro raṇ rej pojak wōt in eṃṃakūt.The group of people to visit us are getting ready to move.aktal
 Ejeḷataeiki booj jerakrōk eo im pen an ṃōṃakūt (eṃṃakūt) jān ijo.The sailboat got caught up in the third current zone and hardly made any headway.jeḷatae
 Emaroñ ṃōṃakūt (eṃṃakūt) men ṇeThat's removable.maroñ ṃṃakūt
 Raar kōṃarṃare wōt ke ij eṃṃakūt.They were putting the leis around his neck when I left.ṃarṃar
 Kwōn aḷaḷ in deñdeñe ṃōk im lale eṃṃakūt keWhy don't you try hitting him with the club and see if he moves?aḷaḷ in deñdeñ
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kōṃṃakūtElōñ iaan ri-pepe rein rej aḷap im irooj ro rej jañin iminene kōn kilen kōṃṃakūt ko an raan kein.Many of these legislators are lineage heads and chiefs who are not yet completely accustomed to the way of doing business today as of 1965. S15kōl
KōṃakūtKōṃakūt ṃōk nien dān ṇe bwe en pād kaṃbōj e ijeṇe,” Kapen eo eba im jitōñ ḷọk ijo.Move that container of water so I can put the compass there,” the Captain said pointing. P513ṃōṃakūt
ṃōṃakūtEjeḷataeiki booj jerakrōk eo im pen an ṃōṃakūt (eṃṃakūt) jān ijo.The sailboat got caught up in the third current zone and hardly made any headway.jeḷatae
 Emaroñ ṃōṃakūt (eṃṃakūt) men ṇeThat's removable.maroñ ṃṃakūt
 Ibōk kabwin ti eo liṃō im juon kijō jiḷaitin pilawā im ṃōṃakūt bwe en or jikin an Kapen eo jijet ijo.I took my cup of tea and a slice of bread and moved over to make space for the Captain to sit. P272jiḷait
 Ej kab bar alikkar an Likabwiro ḷe jān joñan an jok ke ekar ṃōṃakūt jān turin wab eo im tōtōr ḷọk ñan an buñlik.It was clear that the Likabwiro was filled to capacity and carrying as much as it could as soon as it moved away from the side of the pier and starting sailing out through the pass into the open ocean. P490buñlik
 Eḷaññe ej ṃōṃakūt jān turin baaṃle eo an ej jab kōṇaan bwe en to an jako jān er.When he travels away from his family, he does not like to be gone from them for too long. P37baaṃle
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iekūtḶakeke to, rooj iekūt, waan Elmọñdik.Lakeke in the west, they (the sailors) stand by, vehicle of the storm called Elmọñdik. (a chant.)Ḷakelōñ
kaikikūtḶōṃaro raṇ rej kaikikūt ilik ioon pedped.The men are fishing on the reef at the ocean side.kaikikūt
 Rainin inaaj kaikikūt niñaḷọkToday I'll walk northward over the reef searching for fish.kaikikūt
Ri-kaikikūtRi-kaikikūt ro raṇ elōñ koṇāer.The men who were (kaikikūt) fishing on the reef have caught lots of fish.kaikikūt
LikūtLikūt koro ko eọṃwin.Put the rollers under it.kōro
 Kwōn likūt wōt bok ṇeLay your book down.lilik
 Ij likūt eok lukkuun nājū.I consider you to be a real child of mine.lilik
 Kwōn likūt ḷọk ñan ḶoraTransport it to Laura.lilik
 Iar likūt juon kuṇaō taḷa.I contributed a dollar as my share.lilik
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rokkutIkōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.I want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).kut
debọkutJoñan an ḷap kōto, ekiōk tūṃ debọkut.It was so windy the tree stumps nearly came off the ground.debọkut
kūtkūtBwiin kūtkūt.There is the smell of unwashed genitals in the air.kūtkūt
ṃakūtkūtEj juon eo ejeḷāḷọkjeṇ ilo an ṃakūtkūt.He's a conscientious and very talented person in whatever he does.jeḷā ḷọkjeṇ
 Raar kaalooje John juon pija ṃakūtkūt.They showed John a movie.alwōj
 Jab ṃakūtkūt.Don't move.ṃōṃakūt
 Ijab ṃakūtkūt ak ipād wōt ijo im kōttar.I didn’t move; I just stayed where I was and waited. P85ijo
 Kōn an wa eo jab ṃakūtkūt bwe elur, ekar ṃōkaj ānenSince it was calm and the boat wasn’t moving, I was able to bail all the water pretty quickly. P988lur
eṃṃakūtkūtRaar jilkinḷọk ña bwe in iaroñroñe ḷọk ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) ko an rinana ro.They sent me to spy on and report the enemy movements.iaroñroñ
 Ellutōktōk bakōj eṇ kōn an ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) wa in.The bucket keeps slopping out because of the motion of the ship.lilutōk
 Jab kijer in eṃṃakūtkūt bwe kōjro kōmaat ḷọk kāān in ṇa lowaan tāāñ e, innem kwōmaroñ jino aṃ ānen,” Jema eba tok.Don’t move yet. We need to empty the rest of this can into the engine and then you can continue bailing water,” Father said. P602maat
 Raar kōwanlōñ-wanlaḷe ilo jikin uwe eo ñan ñe eban eṃṃakūtkūt kōn an kajjinek.They made him climb up and down the stairway until he couldn’t move because he was exhausted.wanlōñ-wōnlaḷ
KōṃṃakūtkūtKōṃṃakūtkūt ke dikdik ko, ilikin Nakwōpe eṃṃan o.The small porpoises are in motion, off Nakwōpe everything's fine for the o birds (to feed). (words from a chant about the sign.)Nakwōpe
kōṃakūtkūtTa in ej kōṃakūtkūt ṃwiinWhat is shaking this house?ṃōṃakūt
ṃōṃakūtkūtKapen eo ekar pād wōt i lowa; ej jañin maroñ ṃōṃakūtkūt ak eṃṃanḷọk.The Captain was still inside; he was doing much better but still couldn’t move. P1189jañin
 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
 Ḷak ke ekar jab ṃōṃakūtkūt, ijujen wanlaḷḷọk wōt im kepaake.Since he wasn’t moving, I went down and approached him. P1218wanlaḷ
 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
ikutkutEkanooj in lōñ wāween kōmat im kōpooj ek ñan ṃōñā im jekdọọn ewi ikutkut in aer ṃōñā ak rōban in ṃōk kake.There are many ways to cook and prepare fish for eating, and even though it is constantly in the diet, people don’t get tired of it. S23jekdọọn
EjakkutkutEjakkutkut iṃoko ianeo.The houses on the island are not close together.jọkkutkut
 Etke āinwōt waan raun kaṇe ejakkutkut aer itoitak raan kein.”Why does it seem like the fieldtrip ships don’t travel around much anymore.” P234jọkkutkut
EkkutkutEkkutkut iṃōn āninThe houses on this islet are very close together.kut
 Ekkutkut an wa itok.Ships come often.kut
ikkutkutEeor tata nuknuk eṇ an lieṇ kōn an ikkutkut an kōṇake.Her dress has faded the most because she wore it so often.eor
 Bōlen 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
ejọkkutkutEtke ejọkkutkut ad allolouk eok?Why don't we see you more often?allolo
ṃōṃkūtkūtRaar jilkinḷọk ña bwe in iaroñroñe ḷọk ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) ko an rinana ro.They sent me to spy on and report the enemy movements.iaroñroñ
 Ellutōktōk bakōj eṇ kōn an ṃōṃkūtkūt (eṃṃakūtkūt) wa in.The bucket keeps slopping out because of the motion of the ship.lilutōk
ḷukutRaar ḷukut ānetak kājokwā eo.The log was washed ashore.ḷukut
 Ñe ṇo ko rej ḷukut wa eo āinwōt juon bweọ ioon lọjet.The waves were rolling the boat around like a coconut husk on the water. P776ḷukut
buñutLale eoḷọk ḷọk ni ṇe im buñut ṃweeṇBe careful the tree doesn't fall on that house.oḷọk
 Kōm jino roñ ainikien ṃōṃōṇṃōṇin wōt ko ke rej buñut ioon wa eo.We started to hear the pitter-patter of the rain falling on the boat. P764ṃōṃōṇṃōṇ
 Ej ja ilo iien in wōt kōmmān kar buñut ḷọk Toon Mej.It was about this time that Toon Mej came into view. P1319buñ
ebuñutLañ eo ebuñut eokThe sky will fall on you -- you can't escape (proverb).buñ
 Māllen eañ in, ebuñut ḷakijoñjoñ in.Men from the north are strong (from a chant).māl
 Māllen eañ in ebuñut ḷakijoñjoñ in,” Jema eba im ettōñ dikdik ke erro kar pārorāiki laḷ ḷọkThis guy sure is brave,” Father said, chuckling as the two of them carried him down with both hands. P1048māl
 Māllen eañ in ebuñut ḷakijoñjoñ in,” Jema eba im ettōñ dikdik ke erro kar pārorāiki laḷ ḷọkThis guy sure is brave,” Father said, chuckling as the two of them carried him down with both hands. P1048pārorā
boutErki bout koWhere are the votes?bout
ri-boutKwōj ri-bout in ia?What voting place are you from?bout
takboutAikin takbout ekajoorThe towing of a tugboat is powerful.aik
eọutḶeo ear eọut wa eo.He lashed the canoe.eọeo
jọutIj jọut.The drinks are on me.jọut
ḷōutKar āindeo ḷọk im ḷak kein keemān ḷōut, elukkuun wūdañōlñōl wa eo im ban bar kanne ḷọk wōt.It went on like this for four loads until the boat was so packed that nothing else would fit inside. P360emān
 Erjel ej aikuj kar kōrọọl jimettanin ḷōut jab eo bwe eban kar maat in uwe.They had to take half a load back because it wouldn’t have fit on the boat. P365kar
kaliktūtKōrein Ṃajeḷ rej kaliktūt kōn bōlōk meọ.Marshallese women wean their babies with bitter leaves.liktūt
ittūtIkōṇaan babu ikōtaan ittūt kaṇ rokkut.I want to lay my head between those heavenly orbs (line from a love song).kut
 Eor nien ittūt in wia Mieko.There are bras for sale at MIECO.nine
 Emṃanḷọk an niñniñ ninnin ilo ittūt.It's better to breast feed babies.ittūt
 Emṃan dānnin ittūt ñan niñniñ.Breast milk is good for babies.ittūt
kōboututBaj ajjiḷapḷapiṃ ke jeitōn ban kōboutut.You have such a strong body odor that it's hard for us to breathe.ajjiḷapḷap
jibuutKwōn liḷọk jibuut kaṇe aṃ im kajibuuti.Give him your boots and make him wear them.jibuut
 Kwobbōk ia aṃ jibuut?Where did you get your boots?jibuut
Ri-jibuutRi-jibuut eo ṇeHe is the one who always wear boots.jibuut
JemāluutḶeetao ear aelellaḷe Jemāluut.Etao stole Jemaluut's wife.aelellaḷ
 Eaelellọḷ ḷọk jān Jemāluut.He's a greater wife stealer than the legendary Jemāluut.aelellaḷ
kōbotuutJeban kōbotuut turun rimej eo.We couldn't breathe near the corpse.kōboutut
kōboutuutEj aikuj kar meḷeḷe eake men eo Jema ekar jiroñ ḷọk kōnke joñan an kijoñ jāālelin nemān kiaj eo i lowa, jeitan ban kōboutuut ijoThe Boatswain must have understood what Father meant, because the smell of gas was so strong inside that we could hardly breathe. P771jāālel
 Ej aikuj kar meḷeḷe eake men eo Jema ekar jiroñ ḷọk kōnke joñan an kijoñ jāālelin nemān kiaj eo i lowa, jeitan ban kōboutuut ijoThe Boatswain must have understood what Father meant, because the smell of gas was so strong inside that we could hardly breathe. P771kōboutut
wutRijepjep wut.One who trims flowers.jepjep
 Elōñ wut jetakin ṃweeṇThere are many flowers at the east side of the house.jetak
wūtAjete tok ṃōk wūt e wūtin.Please put scrapings of sweet smelling drift nut on his flower wreath.ajet
 Eajetḷọk wūt e jān wūt ṇeThis flower is more sweet scented than that one.ajet
 Eajetḷọk wūt e jān wūt ṇeThis flower is more sweet scented than that one.ajet
 Eñaj albokin raan wūt eṇ kōtkan.The flower buds on the flower tree she planted have a sweet smell to them.albok
 Inaaj jepi wūt kaṇI'll trim those flowers.jep
bwiḷāwutEbok bwiḷāwut eThis plywood is warped.bok
 Kwōn jab ute bwiḷāwut ṇe im kaboke.Don't put the plywood under the rain otherwise it will warp.bok
būlāwūtEḷḷọkwe jaki kaṇe kinierro ioon būlāwūt kaṇe i retam im babu.Unroll our sleeping mats on the plywood on the port side and lie down. P556būḷāwūt
būḷāwutEḷap an pedañōtñōt būḷāwut ṇeThat plywood is flexible.pedañōtñōt
riwutḶadik ro raṇ rej bwilbwil riwut.The boys are sailing model canoes.bwilbwil
 Kwōmaroñ ke kab ane tok riwut e waō?Would you then work on my toy canoe to make it fast?an
riwūtIḷak baj lale einitōtḷọk riwūt e waan Jurelañ jān ṇe waan Kōjmānlañ.I tend to think that Jurelañ's toy canoe here is faster than Kōjmānlāñ's there.innitōt
ErrawūtwūtErrawūtwūt ajri eṇ.That child is always urinating.rawūt

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