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abedes   noun. leprosy. Audio and source: Isauro Andrew 2006. Borrowed from: Palauan where it was likely borrowed from Japan. There was no local word for leprosy. For further information: see No. 66 of Quackenbush Word List. Category: Health & Body Parts. 06/Nov/2014.

adangaol   noun. hepatitis. Borrowed from: Palauan. Source: Justin H. Andrew 2016. For further information: Tobian Illness Terms, Appendix A to Dissertation (Aunchalee E. Loscalzo 2006).   Category: Health & Body Parts, Borrowed Words.

airibek   noun. wooden mesh sieve to move sand. Source: Elisabeth Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936.

aisas   Variant spelling xaisas. noun. tropical almond tree. Source: Aunchalee Loscalzo 2004; variant: Justin Andrew 2014.Terminalia catappa L.. Category: Plants & Trees.

  aisas  

aitom   Variant spelling hoitsom. noun. roof purlins. Source: Paul Hambruch, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936.

akim   noun. rainbow. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For more information: Thilenius Expedition Word Lists for Fauna, Flora, and the Environment. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, pp. 40-47. See:  hehiim. Category: Nature.

ameba   noun. diarrhea; amoebic dysentery. Audio: Justin Andrew 2006. For more information: Thilenius Expedition Word Lists for Fauna, Flora, and the Environment. Category: Health & Body Parts.

amegey   noun. drinking shell (Nautilus). For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, p.169.

anutseniuan   noun. place: named plot of land on Tobi Island. Source: Tobi Island: Fourteen house owners of 1908-1910 recorded by members of the Thilenius Expedition. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co.  Category: Location.

aperifer   noun. place name: Tobi Island. A place name on Tobi Island recorded by Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Location.

aprietau   noun. necklace: pendant made of fishhook. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, p. 147.

apriubor   noun. place name: Tobi Island. A place name in the area of taro plantations on Tobi Island that refers to constructed dams, recorded by Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, Category: Location.

apuiuit   noun. place: named plot of land on Tobi Island. Source: Tobi Island: Fourteen house owners of 1908-1910 recorded by members of the Thilenius Expedition. Category: Location.

araki   noun. place name: Echang, Koror. Audio: Sisma Andrew 2014. Category: Location.

arid   noun. tattoo utensils: rakes. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, p. 146. See:  taiiu.

arieres   noun. taro type. Source: Elisabeth Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Plants & Trees.

arinamog   noun. place: named plot of land on Tobi Island. Source: Tobi Island: Fourteen house owners of 1908-1910 recorded by members of the Thilenius Expedition. Category: Location.

ateperik   noun. place: named plot of land on Tobi Island. Source: Tobi Island: Fourteen house owners of 1908-1910 recorded by members of the Thilenius Expedition. Category: Location.

atir   noun. finger: index, middle, ring. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. See:  hatu ri pau; legelipög; atrioitsik; haat. Category: Health & Body Parts. 09/Dec/2016.

atrioitsik   noun. finger: little finger. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. See:  hatu ri pau; legelipög; atir; haat. 09/Dec/2016.

atrioune pei   noun. thumb. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Health & Body Parts. 09/Dec/2016.

atsi   noun. coconut toddy. Source: Elisabeth Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Plants & Trees, Food.

atsis   noun. gonorrhea. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Health & Body Parts.

atzap   verb. to till a field. Source: Elisabeth Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. See:  ker.

auarei   Variant spelling venaigeg. noun. place name: old Tobian place name. Source: One of eleven inhabited settlements on Tobi Island recorded by Paul Hambruch of the Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Location.

auari   noun. place: named plot of land on Tobi Island. Source: Tobi Island: Fourteen house owners of 1908-1910 recorded by members of the Thilenius Expedition. Category: Location.

aub   noun. inside of canoe. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936. Category: Canoes. 09/Dec/2016.

auchi   thin (not fat). Audio and source: Isauro Andrew 2009. For further information: see No. 93of Quackenbush Word List.

aurun   noun. reef shelf. Source: Augustin Krämer, Thilenius Expedition, 1908-1910. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, pp. 40-47.  For more information: Thilenius Expedition Word Lists for Fauna, Flora, and the Environment.  Category: Nature.

ayohohirung   Variant spelling yohohirung. noun. redmouth grouper. Source: David Sapio. aethaloperca rogaa. Category: Sea Creatures.

  ayohohirung. [Photo: Fishbase, J. De Vroe].

azenimeray   noun. breadfruit wood peg. For further information: Anneliese Eilers, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936, p.173.See:  susor.

  27 cm x 6 cm x 8.5 cm.