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Mini English-Marshallese Dictionary

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Featuring Karen's island alphabet series!

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart. ‒Nelson Mandela

A 3

Ability Maron

Able Maron
About Tarin
Above Ilon
Absent Jako
Absurd Bwebwe
Accept Boke
Accurate Ejjit
Accuse Kinaklok
Ache Metak
Admire Nebar
Adrift Belok
Adult Ritto
Advance Wonmanlok
Advice Bebe
Affection Yokwe
Afloat Ebebe
After Elikin
Afternoon Elikin Raeleb
Again Bar
Against Nae
Agree Buru wot juon
Ahead Iman
Aid Jiban
Air Mejatoto
Airplane Balun
Alive Mour
All Aoleb
Allow Kamelim
Almost Nanin
Amuse Kamonono
Ancient Eto
And Im
Anger Illu
Animal Men in mour
Ankle Juren ne
Announce Kwalok
Another Bar juon
Answer Uak
Apologize Jolok-bwir
Appear Walok
Arithmetic Bwinbwin
Arm Be
Arrest Jibwe
Ashamed Jok
Asleep Kiki
Assist Iban
Atoll Allin
Author Ri jeje
Awake Ruj

B 1

Baby Ninnin
Back Elikin
Bad Nana
Basket Ieb
Bath Tutu
Beach Barijet
Beer Bia
Begin Jino
Believe Tomak
Belly Loje
Below Ilal
Best Emontata
Between Ikotan
Big Elap
Bigger Elablok
Biggest Elabtata
Birthday Ran in lotak
Bite Kij
Black Kilmej
Blanket Koj
Bless Kejeramman
Blind Bilo
Blister Bok
Blood Botoktok
Blue Bolu
Boat Wa
Body EnbwinBook Buk
Born Lotak
Bottle Bato
Box Bok
Boy Ladrik
Bread Bilawa
Breadfruit Ma
Break Rub
Brown Boraun
Building Im
Burn Tili
Bury Kallib
Bush Mar
Busy Boub
But Ak
Butter Bota
Button Rila
Buy Wia
By and by  Kiolok Jirik

C1

Cable Tomere
Cake Kek
Calm Lur
Canoe Tipnol
Capsize Okjak
Captain Kaben
Cargo Mweiuk
Carpenter Kamto
Cat Kuj
Celebration Kemem
Cement  Jimen
Cent Jen
Chair Jea
Chalk Jok
Channel To
Chart Jat
Cheat Mon
Cheese Biro in belle
Chew Meme
Chicken Bao
Chief Iroij
Child Ajiri
Choose Kalet
Church Imon jar
Circle Rolul
Clam Kabbor
Clan Bwij
Clever Meletlet
Clock Awa
Cloth Nuknuk
Cloud Koro
Coast Turin ene
Cockroach Kulul
Coconut Ni
Coffee Kobe
Connect Koba
Count Bwinbwin
Courage Beran
Crazy Bwebwe
Criminal Ri nana
Cruel Lej
Custom Manit
Cut Mijmij

D 1

Dance Eb
Danger Uwata
Dark Marok
Dawn Ratak
Day Ran
Dead Mij
Deaf Jaronron
Decorate Kaibujui
Deep Imal
Defecate Bijok
Devil Tebil
Diaper Kal
Diarrhea Ilokloje
Difficult Bin
Dig Kob
Dinner Kejota
Discuss Bebe
Dispute Akwail
Distribute Ajejlok
District Bukon
Dive Tulok
Dizzy Malonlon
Doctor Takto
Dog Kiru
Dollar Tala
Don’t Kwon jab
Door Aur
Dress Nuknuk
Drift Belok
Drink Idrak
Drunk Karek
Dye Uno

E 2

Ear Lojilin
Early Mokaj
East Rear
Easy Biroro
Eat Mona
Ebb Batlok
Eight Rualitok
Elbow Jim in be
Enemy Ri kijrat
Enjoy Monono
Enter Drelon
Error Bwir
Evening Jota
Everybody Aelep armij
Exact Lukun
Example Wan jonok
Exercise Kaminene
Explain Komlele
Eye Mej

Face Turinmej
Faint Jekelok
Faith Tomak
Family Nukum
Famine Nita
Fan Rel
Fast Moka
Fat Kilebleb
Father Jema
Fear Mijak
Female Kora
Fence Worwor
Find Lo
Finger Arri in beFish Ik
Fisherman Ri anor
Five Lalim
Flour Bilawa
Flying fish Jojo
Food Mona
Forehead Rem in bar
Forget Meloklok
Forgive Jeorlok

 

Game Ikure
Gentle Jouj
Go Etal
Goal Mejenkajik
God Anij
Gone Emotlok
Good Emon
Gossip Lonin kora
Government Kien
Grandfather Jimma
Grandmother Bubu
Green Maroro  [
Grief Buromoj
Group Jar
Guest Ri Lotok
Gun Bakke

H 1

 

Half Jemetton
Half-cast Abkaj
Hand Be
Handsome Wulio
Happy Monono
Hard Bin
Hat At
Head Bar
Headache Metak bar
Heal Kemour
Hear Ron
Heat Bwil
Heaven Ian
Hello Yokwe
Help Jiban
Hen Lolo
Hit Renlok
Hold Rebij
Home Kabijuknen

I 3
Na
Idea Lemnak
Imagine Lokim
Impolite Jaje manit
Improper Jakkar
Independence Anemkwoj
Inform Kojelaik
Information Kemolele
Injure Kojorran
Innocent Ejelok ruan
Interpret Ukok
Introduce Bkajen
Island Ailin
Itch Monijnij

J 1

 

 

 

Jail Kalbuj
Jaw Atlin
Jealous Junmar
Job Jerbal
Judge Ri ekajet
Juice Ren
Jump Kelok

 

Keel Joj in wa
Kick Bwijlok
King Iroij laplap
Kiss Uma
Knife Bokbok
Knowledge Jelalokjen

 

 

 

 

 

L 2

 

Ladder Kein uwe
Language Kajin
Large Lab
Laundry Jikin kwalkol
Leak Etal
Learn Katak
Leg Ne
Letter Leta
Light Mera
Lime Laim
Lip Ti

 

M 1

Machine Injin
Magic Marmir
Male Emman
Manage Bek
Manufacture Kommon
Many Elon
Marry Belele
Mast Kaju
Mat Jaki
Maybe Bwelen
Meaning Melelen
Measles Bok Airok
Meet Ion
Memory Ememej
Mend Karbin
Menstruation Botoktok
Message Ennan
Metal Mal
Middle Iolab
Mirror Kabjur
Missionary Mijonerre
Modern Ran kein
Morning Jibbon
Mosquito Nam
Mother Jinen
Motion Makitkit
Mouth Lonin
Muscle Kaniok
My Ao
Mystery Men etino

Naked Koleiat
Narrow Airik
Naughty Nana
Near Ebak
Neck Kenwa
Need Aikwij
Neglect  Likit
Net Ok
Never Jamin
New Kal
Nine Ruatimjuon
No Jab
Noon Raeleb
North Ean
Nose Boti
Nothing Ejelok
Now Kio
Nut Kole

O 2

 

Oar Jebwe
Obedient Kiblie
Observe Lale
Ocean Lometo
Octopus Kwet
Odor Bwin
Office Obij
Often Elon alen
Old Ritto
Once Juon alen
One Juon

P 2

 

Pause Bwijrak
Payment Wonan
Peace Ainemman
Pearl Bor
Pencil Binjol
Perfume Boka naj
Permit Kamelim
Person Juon armij
Perspire Menokaur
Picnic Melo
Picture Annan
Pig Big
Place Jikin
Plan Lemnak
Plenty Elon
Pliers Benjej
Poisonous Karek
Polite Joij
Possibly Bwelen
Pour Lutok
Preach Kwalok
Pregnant Bororo
Prevent Bobrae
Priest Bata
Prison Kalbuj
Prize Mejenkajik
Profit Eorlok
Progress Wonmanlok
Promise Kalimur
Propeller Bikbik
Prostitute Kora etton
Purchase Wia  

Q 1

 

 

 

Quality Wawen

Quarrel Akwel
Queen  Leroij
Question Kajitok
Quick Mokaj
Quiet Aineman
Quit Kamwij

 

r1

Race Iaikwij
Rain Wut
Rat Jijrik
Recognize Kile
Recommend Nebarlok
Red Buroro
Reef Berber
Reliable Tiljek
Remember Kememej
Repair Kokal
Request Kajitok
Revenge Irenwone
Rice Raij
Road Ial
Roast Umum
Rooster Kako
Rope To
Rubbish Menonok
Rude Jaje manit
Rumor Ennan bajjik
Rusty Lejo

 

S 1

Sack Bak
Sad Buromoj
Sailor Jela
Salt Jol
Sand Bok
Secret Men etino
See Lale
Sell Wia
Send Jilkinlok
Service Jerbal
Seven Jiljilimjuon
Sew Keke
Shark Bako
Ship Wa 
Shoe Juj
Shoulder Aer
Six Jiljino
Size Rettan
Skin Kil
Small Erik
Soap Jop
Song Al
Sorrow Buromoj
South Rak
Speak Konono
Spoon Jibun
Star Iju
Steal Kot
Stick Alal
Sting Riboj
Stranger Rua majet
Sun Al

T 4

Table Tebol
Taboo Moo
Tale Bwebwenato
Talk Konono
Taro Ijeraj
Taste Nemen
Teach Katakin
Teacher Ri kaki
Telephone Talpon
Thank you Komol
Thatch Aaj
Thief Ri koot
Thirsty  Marro
Thread  Terej
Thumb  Adri leeb
Tide Bokka
Tired Mook 
Today Rainin
Toilet Imon kebojak
Tomorrow Iliju
Toothache Metak ni
Tradition Manit
Translate Ukok
Tree Wjki
Truth Juon mool
Tuna Lojabwil
Turtle Woon
Typhoon Taipun

 

The letter U

Ugly Kanana
Understand Melele
Untrue Jab mool
Urinate Raut

 

 

 

 

 

 

The letter V

 

Valuable Aurok
Various Jot
Vengeance Ironwone
Vessel Wa

 

 

 

 

 

 

The letter W

 

Walk Etetal
Warm Menen
Wash Kolkol
Water Dren

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The letter X

There are no words beginning with ‘x’.

The letter Y
Year Iio
Yesterday Ine
Your Am
Youth Likao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zealous Kijejeto
Zero Ou

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And that ends the Mini-Marshallese Dictionary!

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