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aalohi

noun the portion of the atoll lagoon just lagoonward of the fringing reef

adaada age

first light of the moon

alualu

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verb fish, hunt (during the day)

balabala

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adjective soft

buu ili

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noun type of shell (Triton’s trumpet)

buulei

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noun ring

buusi

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noun cat

dabalahi

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adjective thin (fabric, paper, hair)

dae

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noun hand net

daiao

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tomorrow

daina haahine

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noun sisters

damadanga

noun origin, source

danngaho

noun stomach

dodo

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blood

duu lellele

noun apodous sea cucumber

duula

noun the direction from which the wind blows

gadagada

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verb laugh

gaga

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noun dry brown husk from the branches of the coconut palm

gano niho

gums of mouth

geu de madangi

a change of wind

gilaau

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pronoun they (dual)

gimaadeu

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pronoun we (plural, exclusive)

gimoo lele

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noun bat

gubu lima

hand, wrist

hadu hagamogomogo

gem

Hadu-lehu

the name of a ghost in Nukuoro legend.

haga degide

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blind

hagadubu hue vini

the name of a certain type of string figure

hagaduu ngavesi

make boxes

hagaduuduulanga

a style of construction (consistently followed).

hagaeueu

a shrugging movement of the shoulders

hagahula

the sac in a fish which emerges from its mouth when it is brought up from a great depth.

hagalueia

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vomit

hagamudumudu

do slowly, delay

hagao ngaohie

inexpensive

hagasaele

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verb think

hai soa

friendship

hai sogosogo

masturbate

haonga o taalinga

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noun hole of the ear

hau biho

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noun crown

hau bule

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noun shell necklace

hhanga

split open, open up, or separate, all at once.

hinangalosaa

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adjective sad

hine

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noun female; woman

hohonga

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noun nest

hua gulu

noun breadfruit (singular)

hua manu

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noun flower, fruit

hulo saele

wander around

huluhulu mata

noun eyebrow

iloo me

charlatanism

kaagi

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adjective brown

laangi dabu

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noun Sunday

laaningi

noun sleeveless shirt

langi moni

the sort of rain which is an omen that a ship will come

lele sseni

insomnia (after sleeping for a short while)

lima

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hand

lima laangi

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noun Friday

llava

finished (pl.); wealthy (pl.); wrap (independent form); meat or fish (for a meal)

lodo dagidahi

have differing views (within a group of people)

lodo gaiaa

competitive, envious, desious of retaliating

lodo haa

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noun branches of the coconut palm (used to make galeve, an alcoholic beverage)

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maagaga dua

to walk with one’s shoulders unnaturally thrown back

maamaa

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verb chew

maasanga

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noun twin

madaanga hulu maa lima

number fifteen

magalili

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adjective cold

malangilangi

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adjective happy

malo

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clothes, cloths

malui

adjective turned (in a direction), reversed, transpose

masole

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adjective abraded (skin), scratched

mataia

soreness of the eyes after a fishing expedition (from the glare of the sun)

me tao

dye

mee o taane

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noun male genital organ

moana dabeo

rough seas

moele

a lie

moounga

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noun mountain

mounuunu

verb easily mounu

namu

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noun mosquito

ngaage

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noun south

niho kangi

noun tusk

sagulaa

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noun marlin

sali daadaa

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verb perspire

seeha deenei?

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what is this?

sege

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verb to slip, slide, ride or surf

sese

verb walk

sobo de laa

rising of the sun

ssala

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verb find

ssee de hiigai

famished, ravenous

sula mai

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verb arrive

taigaa

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noun tiger

tama legalega eidu

pupil of the eye; a cry of a bird or human that sounds like the cry of a baby; the name of a ghost

tane ga haibodu

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noun groom

tao

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noun spear

teungaalodo

noun middle (of something round); center

tinana odogu damana

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noun paternal grandmother

tuu banibani

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noun sea cucumber

ula

flame, aflame, burning

uli

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adjective dark (in color), blackened; covered with (people, flies, etc.)

usu

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verb push

vasega

apprehensive, nervous, anxious (in social contexts)