The Nukuoro Talking Dictionary currently has 2368 entries, with 1082 audio files and 59 images.
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a sleeping mat (child’s)
noun fish sp., tang
verb to walk off-balance
the posterior portion of the hermit crab
type of prepared food made from breadfruit
an intermittent downpour of rain - considered an omen of birth, death, or the arrival of a ship
miss, feel the loss of, or the uselessness of, something of great value
noun shoot from a sprouting coconut
noun maternal uncle
verb born, be
social strata (two) of traditional Nukuoro society
spoil (children), bring up (children) badly.
noun a type of prepared food made from taro
scare (someone); frighten (someone).
verb to be continually walked upon
adjective capable, correct (suitable), true; feel comfortable
noun carpenter’s tools
verb do as hard as fast as possible
noun vein or artery (blood vessel)
an oil slick on the water’s surface
fill to the brim
a pillow made from a pandanus log, having various magical uses
adj seen on the surface of the sea from time to time
noun stain (as for wood)
a coconut shell used for expectoration
adjective skinny (people, animals)
noun lip, lips
noun a part of a traditional loom
noun driftwood sp. (white in the center)
shelf, platform, raft, floor (of planks); car: a clam nursery, men’s house
verb prepare oneself, make oneself
noun taro fibers
verb open (intransitive, pl.)
verb wash someone’s hands (or mouth)
to transfigure oneself
adjective white headed; old (of living things); big (of animals)
stained in one place
verb provide clothes for
noun legs at the base of a canoe mast
noun brother in law
noun suction of a sea current, undertow.
noun pinky finger
the outer corner of the eye
noun animal, plant, insect (excludes fish and humans)
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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