One Random Word for each Part of Speech

For a more thorough discussion of Palauan parts of speech, please refer to:

The following is a simple list of the Palauan parts of speech with brief descriptions and an example word for each one.

TypeExplanationExampleDefinition
1affixa word stem at the front or end of another word that modifies it-ekmy.
2aux.auxiliarymowill; shall; become; get.
3aux.past.auxiliary past tensemlobecame; got.
4babya baby wordmamachbetelnut chew.
5conj.a conjuctiona lekointended to; apparently.
6cont.a contractionmengme ng
7expressionan expressionikakidhere they (things) are.
8interj.interjectionoikelman's exclamation used when some accident happens. [vulgar].
9mod.modifierng diakno.
10n.noundunglarge taro.
11n.a.s.anticipating state nounchebsuul grindstone.
12n.a.s.poss.3san anticipating state noun possessed by a single person, animal, or thingchuklelweaving work.
13n.a.s.redup.a reduplicated anticipating state nounkerrekeriiltrial; judgement.
14n.act.action nounomeiusaction of paddling.
15n.instr.instrument nounongetoeminstrument for spreading (e.g. butter knife, putty knife, etc.).
16n.pl.plural nounrechibolabeinhabitants of Ponape.
17n.poss.1pea noun possessed by the speaker and perhaps others, but not the listenercherengamportion; amount or quantity (of food) equal to those being served.
18n.poss.1pia noun possessed by the speaker and the listener and perhaps othersbudour (inclusive) smell/odor/scent.
19n.poss.1sa noun possessed by the speakersesebechekmy (limited) ability.
20n.poss.2pa noun possessed by multiple listenerscheremiuyour (plural) laughs.
21n.poss.2sa noun possessed by a single listenerchedamyour (singular) relative.
22n.poss.3pa noun possessed by multiple peoplerekebelurir(their) settlements of people.
23n.poss.3snoun possesed by a single personngemedelabundance; large amount. [may be a contronym because the other forms of the word mean to exhaust a supply of something.]
24n.r.s.resulting state nouncheliduidbullet.
25n.r.s.poss.3sa resulting state noun possessed by a single person, animal, or thingblengechelelbite.
26n.r.s.redup.a reduplicated resulting state noundelmedimechlarge amount of dots or spots.
27n.redup.noun reduplicatedmekekadmangrove tree whose bark causes itching.
28n.res.a residual noun; something formed residually after an actionullesachelchips; remains of carving.
29num.numberteua4 [four] (human).
30pro.pronounrokirall of it.
31ques.question wordngerrachwhat is it?
32v.a.s.anticipating state verbdebachelis to be chopped down.
33v.a.s.redup.a reduplicated anticipating state verbdengdengechel(someone's status) is to be pointed out/questioned.
34v.caus.causative verbomdaobadd salt water to (klengoes).
35v.caus.inch.an inchoative causative verboldiongis beginning to shout.
36v.caus.redup.a reduplicated causative verbolecherecharsleak continually; leak all over.
37v.erg.ergative verbmoesget seen; appear.
38v.erg.inch.an inchoactive ergative verbmekelangbeginning to get eaten.
39v.erg.pasta past-tense form on an ergative verbmilecheedgot/became stuck.
40v.erg.recip.redup.a reciprocated, ergative verbkabebeuget broken all at once.
41v.erg.redup.reduplicated ergative verbmengingaieasy to take or take away or remove.
42v.i.intransitive verbomiaotbathe (used only of men).
43v.i.inch.inchoative instransitive verbrosngangis beginning to drown.
44v.i.pred.predictive instransitive verbsobekungis about to fly.
45v.i.redup.intransitive verb reduplicatedosesusbow head and walk by.
46v.imp.imperative verbbeskakgive (it) to me.
47v.imp.3piimperative verb suggesting a collective activity with both the speaker and listener(s)dekaingeseuLet's help each other!.
48v.inch.inchoative verbmerekongis (just) finishing; at last; finally.
49v.pasta past-tense of a verbmleicame; arrived.
50v.pf.3p.humana perfective verb operating on multiple peopletokingiterirtalk to people for purpose of discipline or persuasion.
51v.pf.3p.inan.pasta perfective verb which happened in the past to multiple objectsmilliikpicked (coconuts).
52v.pf.3sa perfective verb acting on a single personkuskeliido what with it/to it?
53v.pf.3s.pasta perfective verb which happened in the past to a single person, animal, or thingmilelkiigot coconuts from (tree).
54v.pf.inch.a perfective inchoative verbcholbediangbeginning to hit.
55v.pred.a predictive verbmochungis about to go.
56v.r.s.a resulting state verbdelidabclimbed on.
57v.r.s.redup.a reduplicated resulting state verbteleteuopened rather wide; unfinished.
58v.r.s.t.a resulting transitive state verbkluokucarrying; cradling.
59v.recip.a reciprocal verbkedengarechlie together face up.
60v.recip.redup.a reciprocal, reduplicated, verbkausesecheleibe casual friends with each other.
61v.redup.a reduplicated verbmelebtubkeep spitting .
62v.s.a state verbteribisibsfull of holes.
63v.s.inch.a state inchoative verbsocherangis getting sick.
64v.s.inch.redupa reduplicated inchoative state vertmediditangis just getting dry.
65v.s.pl.a state verb describing multiple people, animals, or objectsmekesengam(hair) straight (required with plural object).
66v.s.pred.a predictive state verbsocherungis about to be sick.
67v.s.redup.a reduplicated state verbbebibrurekyellowish.
68v.s.redup.inch.a reduplicated inchoative state verbbechelelengangbecoming white.
69v.s.t.transitive state verbmeduchknow how (to); be skilled at; (wood, metal, etc.) strong or durable; half-ripe (i.e. ready to pick); (pregnant woman) at full-term.
70v.s.t.inch.inchoative transitive state verbmedechangis getting to know how (to); is becoming skilled.
71v.s.t.redup.a reduplicated transitive state verbmererurrather ashamed/afraid of.
72v.t.a transitive verbmeririaushake.
73v.t.inch.an inchoative transitive verbosiekangbeginning to look for.
74v.t.pred.a predictive transitive verbomrechungis about to spear.
75v.t.redup.a transitive verb reduplicatedomtebutekkeep blinking (eyes).
76var.a variant spelling and pronounciation of another wordnglemodelnglemed
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