The Nukuoro Talking Dictionary currently has 2373 entries, with 1077 audio files and 71 images.
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verb treat as having supernatural power
noun certain kind of rain (omen of impending childbirth)
noun path, route
striped (with thin lines)
piece of taro cooked in a coconut shell with coconut oil
verb cringe to deceive one’s opponent into thinking one is afraid (when one is not)
verb to compose songs
verb act like a giant
noun larger blood vessels
noun a (live) coral formation
noun maternal aunt
walk barefoot, stroll
verb make many thousands
noun leaves (or hair) that have lost their natural healthy color
noun trick, prank
noun path, route
verb open (intransitive, pl.)
noun the direction from which the wind blows
a canoe used to transport food to a feast
noun the platform fastened on top of the outrigger booms of a canoe
noun taro fibers
to control one’s crying
miss, feel the loss of, or the uselessness of, something of great value
a canoe going so fast it rides high in water (and is planing)
noun mother (formal)
noun paternal grandfather
noun that which has been cooked
noun ovaries and fallopian tubes
adjective cold (referring to temperature of something)
noun bowstring (string of the bow)
verb have itch
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Dictionary produced by Johnny Rudolph, Maynard Henry, Kurt Erwin, Emily Drummond, Gregory D. S. Anderson and K. David Harrison.
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how to cite: Drummond, E., G. Anderson, J. Rudolph, M. Henry, K. Erwin & K. D. Harrison. 2016. Nukuoro Talking Dictionary. Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages. http://www.talkingdictionary.org/nukuoro