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Marshallese is the main language of the Marshall Islands.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

  • A-AH
  • AA-AT
  • E-Ě
  • I-ĒĒ
  • Ǐ-Ǐ
  • O-OH
  • ȯ-UH
  • U-ŌŌ

Consonants[edit]

  • N̄-NG
  • J-CH
  • R-(Rolled)

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Common signs


PUSH
Jibellok
TOILET
Imon kebojak
WOMEN
Kora


Hello, Goodbye, Love
Iakwe (Yokwe)
Thank you
Kommol
Thank you very much
Kommol tata
You're welcome
Ken jouj
Yes
Aet
No
Jab
It's good
Emmȯn
It's no good.
Enana
It's not bad
Ejab Nana
It tastes good
Enno
You're welcome.
Sa donu
Food, eat
Mȯn̄e
Who
Where
Ewi
What
Ta
When.
N̄aat
Excuse me
Jolȯk aȯ bwir
Please give me...
Jouj ǐm leǐtȯk
Is there any...?
Eor ke?

Numbers[edit]

1
Juȯn
2
Ruo
3
Jilu
4
Emen
5
Lalem
6
Jiljeno
7
Jiljilemjuȯn
8
Ralitȯk
9
Ralǐmjuȯn
10
Jȯn̄ol

Time[edit]

Now
kio
After
elikin
Morning
jibbon
Afternoon
elikin raeleb
What time is it?
Jete awa kiȯ


Duration[edit]

Day
ran
Week
macawa
Month
allin
Year
iio


Colors[edit]

White
mouj
Black
kilmej
Gray
uwan
Red
buroro
Blue
bolu
Yellow
iallo
Green
marroro
Pink
bin
Brown
boraun

Transportation[edit]

(ialan ito-itak)

Canoe
tibnol
Airplane
balun
Taxi
tekji

Directions[edit]

Left
annin
Rigth
andwijmaron
North
ean
south
rak


Money[edit]

Dollar
tala
How much? (cost)
Jete wȯnan

Eating[edit]

Bread
bilawa
Breadfruit
ma
Chicken
bao
Meet
kaniok
Butter
bota
Cheese
biro in belle
Gum (chewing)
bwil in meme
Lobster
wir
Puffer fish
wat
Rice
raij
Taro
iieraj
Mature coconut meat
Waini

Drinks[edit]

Beer
bia
Milk
sucu
Water
Dren
Coconut water
Ni


Mortality[edit]

Young
drik
Youth
jodrikdrik
Unconscious
lotlok
Strangle
lukoj buru
Suffer
entan
Pneumonia
metak kat
Poisonous
karek
Grief
buromoj
Immortal
rien mour
Famine
nita
Dizzy
malonlon
Dysentery
ilokloje
Epidemic
mij elab
Explode
rub
Evacuate
makit jen
Crippled
kiro
Danger
uwata
Dead/Die
mij
Diarrhea
ilokloje
Blind
bilo
Blister
blok
Blood
botoktok
Boil (infection)
wot
Capsize
Okjak
Alive
mour


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