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adiadi

verb relate repeatedly

adugau daane

noun part of the plug of the pandanus

ahe age

start again, reoccur

alaa naa loo

those there seem to be

alava

noun fish sp.: shark sp.

aloalo gaadinga

noun the part of a coconut’s meat next to the sap

amo

verb lift up

angaange magau

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noun dead body

baalanga tugi

noun nail (of metal)

balanggede

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noun blanket

be goai (naa huu)

whoever

biigii

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noun pig

bini daubeemala

verb a method of making flower headdresses

bolobolo

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noun long boat-like basket made from coconut palm

daane dau

noun a person of importance (speciallyaccomplished)

dababa-gabugabu-tai

noun fishsp.: lizardfish

dangidangi keli

adjective beg, apologize, or ask permission in an insistent manner; pray fervently; beseech

dau lango

verb the season during which flies are most numerous

daumaha hagasaele

noun a meeting of church members for business

davage

noun birdsp.: white-tailedtropicbird(phaethon lepturus)

dee hilihili

indifferent

demaadeu

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pronoun our (plural, exclusive; for singular noun)

denaa naa ()

that will be it. (will that be it)

didianga

noun the manner of wearing one’s didi

dilia ange

give fish to

dua pada

adjective to plait with thick strands

duu keli

adjective firmly in place,earnestly

duu munimuni

adjective hideandseek (a game)

duudae goede

noun the inky excretion of the octopus

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noun shoulder

gaba aasanga

noun the sides of the watercourses between islets on the atoll

gaba-moe

noun fishsp.: cardinalfish

gaha

noun the portion of the coconut husk from which long fibers are obtained

gai mamu dua nnui

to eat fish up (not saving any for later)

gai moumou

wasteful of food

gailalopoli

adjective stingy

gatae

fishing net (attached to a frame or handle)

geu de madangi

a change of wind direction

gidaadeu

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pronoun we (plural, inclusive)

gu aha

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why

gu dee galemu

recovering from an illness (getting better)

hadiugu

verb a unit of linear measure (from the end of an outstretched hand to the bent elbow of the other arm)

hadu golaa

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noun volcanic stone from Pohnpei used to pound sakau

hagadau-me

adjective enemy; dispute (with someone), argue

hagaduu me

adjective miserly

hagaluelueia

verb repeatedly hagalueia

hagaoanga gi lunga

good wages; a good price

hagatala gee

wanting always to hagatala

hagaualoha

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adjective poor

hai me a leangi

bad-mannered

hakii adu

get out

halehale gaiaa

adjective cloying insincere humility

hanange

adjective go to

hanu me

adjective a secret friend of the opposite sex

hatuli

verb thunder

heiloo

adjective know each other,understand each other

hieunu

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verb thirsty, be

hoou

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adjective new

huahuaa me

noun

hulu i de lenga

to paint one’s body with tumeric

huuhuu

verb to clap one’s wet hands together (to dry them)

ieiange

adjective

kaba

adjective do prematurely

kii mai

decreasing

laagau hagadauaadea

noun a cross beam lashed to a tree to facilitate climbing it

labua gee lodo

to have an upset stomach (being on the point of nausea)

langi haanau

noun a certain kind of rain

lodo lagolago

adjective indecisive,undecided

lodobaubau

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adjective sad

longohio

verb feel

loonaa

verb the sticking of food in the throat (which is cleared by washing it down with liquid)

maangi

adjective soar or glide in the air

mada duai

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noun tool used to grate coconuts

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mada gapua

noun lagoonward part of a gapua

madaanga hulu maa lima

number fifteen

mahidi

adjective separated from and curled up from

malau ngudu

noun labia (vulva)

manu lauligi

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decorative plants used to build boundary walls

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manu-gaba-aasanga

noun plantsp.: beachnaupakashrub(scaevola taccada (gaertn.) roxb.)

mao lunga

adjective high,high-ranking

mmene ono me

to be unable to go to the toilet, owing to the approach of people

mounuunu

verb easily mounu

muni

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hidden

noodanga

noun bundle, knot; a set of 12 differentfishing lures

odaau

pronoun our (dual, inclusive; for plural, inalienable noun)

olaa

adjective a sound expressing surprise or disapproval

ono

noun fishsp.: barracuda

oo tanga

adjective too big (clothes), spacious

osi

verb a seedling; a shoot (of another plant) set aside for planting a seedling

pugu

adjective swollen

saesaele

verb to wander around continually (doing so at present and likely to be doing so in the future)

sago

verb tough (like meat); stiff (like a heavy fishing pole)

se gainga

adjective abundant

seni magau

adjective sleep soundly (owing to exhaustion)

singalia

verb overhung

sou

verb a gust of wind

sulu

dive, fall head first; anoint (hair with oil)

tamadaane o dogu bodu

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noun son-in-law

tolu-laangi

Wednesday (’third day’)

vaivai

intensifier too; overly