jabin n mascstinging nettle with red leaves; retpela salat; So: kaman ambo Ex: Dob yuqo pati, jabin powi.When our backs hurt, we put on nettle.see also: anemaw. Dendrocnide (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
jag n femliver; leva Ex: Umbo tiqe wam jag wus.The liver is above the stomach.
jag ar n femgallbladder; pispis bilong leva Ex: Jag ar abo kueq ye.The gall bladder tastes bitter.
jari (bujari) n femshelf; bet; So: napri Ex: Wam jari bidiq.We make a high shelf.see also: napri.
jebe n mascrack for drying meat; bet bilong smokim mit; Gh: tuguadi, wanj; H: umb chire; So: gebe Ex: Pu jebe pe vand miraq.They smoked pork on a drying rack.
jebo nand vihe is insane, demented, mentally disturbed; longlong; Gh: jabo nand; So: gebo nand Ex: Ni jebo nand di wute bub nare namb.He is insane and chases people to hit them.
jib n mascfloor joists, cross pieces supporting the floor, found in some houses, but not all; namba tri diwai bilong flua; H: gibi; So: nyumo yir
jibere nJibere tree Ex: Mas, mo, jibere e mare, bir [beghi?]They went and felled the jibere tree.see also: nyumo jibere.
jig adjsomething that is leftover or is sour, spoiled; kaikai o saksak bilong asde em i saua pinis Ex: Mir kei kin bu jig rind.The food was from the day before yesterday, so it is spoiled. Ex: Muq wuge jig ruso wuye ruwo.Today they are washing sago pulp was was leftover (pounded but not washed) from yesterday.
jige kuso, gud viit evaporates; wara i drai pinis; Gh: chighe wuto; H: chighe; So: qi kuso Ex: Wuye jige kuso, bu mir kriq ruso.The water evaporated so the food burned.gibe jige no
jiguri n femsoft mud with a dark color; sting graun Ex: Nyumbueg nying juguri ruany.The women rub mud on their grass skirts (to make a dark color).
jiju nand vtto join something to another in order to increase its size or length; joinim; H: chi nuqond; So: ting nand Ex: Ni sare dugu jiju nand.He fastened the two ends of the rope together.
jijuting adjlined up closely together; surikim lain i kam; Gh: jiju rite; H: jujuhing; So: ting Ex: Kar jijuting rind.The cars are lined up closely together.see also: durung nand 2.
jimang [jɨmangg]n fema black beetle whose shell looks like a shield and has a yellow belly; wanpela binatang i blakpela
jireq nand [jɨreq nand]vthe wiggles it, moves it back and forth to loosen it; mekim nais; Gh: yi nondo nandi; So: uruneq Ex: Ni sawo jireq nand.He wiggles a tooth.
jiveng [jɨveng]n femalgae that grows in a stream; pipia i stap ananit long wara, pekpek bilong san Ex: Jiveng wuye pe kin.Algae is in the water.
job ab nounpieces; i bruk; Gh: pur wut; So: bir wus Ex: Eny job wus.The bamboo is broken in many pieces.
jogro n neutdecomposing body fluids of a human corpse; sting blut bilong daiman; Gh: jagro; H: wute jagro Ex: Wute mati ni broq mo, di yavi wuye ane te rindi. Te wuti jogro.When men die and decompose, then blood along with water comes out. That is the decomposing body fluids of a human corpse.
jogru n fempart of palm plant that forms an outer sheath; wankain olsem plet; H: jogri Ex: Wo muchombo di wambi puate pe no jogru meri nand.The children went to the base of two kinds of palms to look for the outer sheath.see also: peswo.
joji namb vthe cooks something by boiling; boilim kaikai; So: jogi namb Ex: Minye, warebu, wane joji bad.We cook greens, taro, and bananas by boiling them.
ju adjgood, polite term used to be fancy in tokples; orait liklik; Gh: much wo Ex: Muq ni musoqne ju oghi.Now she is a little bit better. Ex: Be ju yo.You go well. Ex: Ware ju kuare.I'm sorry for you.
juwaq advsliding action; i wel; Gh: juwa Ex: Chach juwaq pu nati ni.The lizard slid down.