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aasii

noun drum

aduisiisi

noun one’s first spouse

ahiahi gohu

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noun dawn

aloha iho

noun self-love

baagea

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adjective weak

balangi

noun fish sp., tang

balaulau

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adjective ugly

beau

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noun wave, the surf

daagoli pelaaini

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noun fried taro and banana biscuit

dae

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intestines

dagua

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verb say

dai

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noun west

dala

noun appendage, fin, spine

dangaloa

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earthworm

donu ange

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verb understand

dua nnui

noun violence; a type of rope

duu inai

type of mat (a half inai)

duu lellele

noun apodous sea cucumber

duu-o-de-hine

noun anything sticky which pulls apart like jelly, as certain kinds of sea cucumbers etc.

duugunga o de henua

customs of Nukuoro atoll

gai

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verb eat (transitive)

gai i taiao

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verb have breakfast

gaina

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verb eat this

gave ala

a method of planting mats

geegeno

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noun crocodile

gide eidu ina

to see a vision, hallucinate

goa

termite

golee

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noun seed

goloa haangdoa

fishing gear

gona

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noun belly button

gubenga

large net for fishing

guuduma

a (dry) elevation in the taro bog; hillock (in the taro bag only)

haangoda dua beau

a fishing method (used on the seaward reef during the day) employing a line, with hermit crabs for bait).

haga mahana

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verb heat

hagadungu

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verb sniff, smell

hagalau

make a total of one hundred

hagammae lodo

insult (someone)

hagasaaele

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verb think

hale honggelegele

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noun bathroom, toilet

hanu mee

noun secret friend of the opposite sex

hinangalosaa

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adjective sad

holomanga

throat

huge

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verb open (transitive)

humai

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verb come

ili taalanga

talkative, chatterbox, talk at great length

ina-gi-hale

a row of thatch

ivi-a-duimogo

pelvic bone

lausese

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noun pants

leia togomouli

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verb have hiccups

leu

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adjective ripe; the yellow color of softness of fruit (indicating ripeness)

llama

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noun dried coconut leaves used to catch flying fish

llanga

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verb weave

luu ana

pronoun his/her (for dual, alienable noun)

luu duu de maduu

social strata (two) of traditional Nukuoro society

madaanga hulu maa siva

number nineteen

maga

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verb throw

magaahi

noun embers

magi i de makama

menstruation

magini

a sudden pain while moving the body (as with a pinched nerve, or a muscle spasm); a sound like that made by snapping one’s fingers

manu

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noun March

maoha

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verb break (intransitive)

maua

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adjective possible

moana magalili

a cold underwater current

moli

verb carry or bring something from one place to another

molimoli

verb to take up slack in a line with hitches in order to maintain tension on something being hauled

momuna

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adjective savoury (meat)

moni galele

a canoe rigged for galele fishing

moolau

adjective fast; early

mouli

verb to live; be alive

muli mai ange

a little later, by and by

nengenenge

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verb tickle; to catch an octopus by tickling it (to dislodge it from its hole)

noho gi lalo

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sit down

oda

grated coconut meat after the oil has been expressed

omada

noun eye region (including eyes, eyelids, eyebrows)

onge

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famine

ono llau

number six hundred

pono

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verb close

saagule

pick head lice

sali daadaa

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verb perspire

seeha deenei?

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what is this?

seni tao

sleep soundly

sigale

scull (a boat)

somo

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verb grow

sseni

verb sleep (pl.)

Example: Gilaadeu nogo sseni anaboo. (They slept all night.)

ssigo

clever, a fast learner; catch on to, understand

sugimada

the outer corner of the eye

suusu

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noun shoe

tai, moana

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noun ocean, sea

taina ahine odogu damana

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noun paternal aunt

tainadaane madua

noun elder brother

talinga

noun ear

tamana o dogu dinana

noun maternal grandfather

tane ga haibodu

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noun groom

tangada madua

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noun old person

tao o de moso

coconut frond spine which has fallen and stuck upright in the ground

teve

adjective hair or feathers standing on end

ulungaa iga

a pair of copulating fish, turtles, whales, stingrays, etc.

usu

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nose

vaivai daahili

a dirty song

vakaa

be in trouble, in danger, or in a precarious situation