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ihey mo ey-mawk2clock, watch)
ihey mo wosion-kreyrsalt
iheynnshieldAw-uwr hiykwe iheyn ke huor.The warrior carries the fighting shield
iheyrnreward, result (or it means hard work)Hano wueir meio iheyr hokwe yoh, how la ey se meio.The result of me making a garden is to eat banana, taro.
ihownwhite antsHiykwe ihow ke lway, ahney me kowa ley.He took a white ants' nest to the chickens for them to eat.
ihriynwishy washyihriy ihriy ku uwr momayou wishy washy people
ihuannash of fire
ikueirnsplit areca palm timberYaw hakwe ikweir ley hnarTomorrow I will split some areca palms.
im-NUMR.CLSpfxN.CL5imonone
imnokvunclear direction??Homkwe uron kamon-aw lwak pa, sawk imnok amnok nan seyrpaseyr kreik.They did not agree with one another, they were split, having many different opinions.imnok amnok nanhave many different opinions
imnok amnokadvdoubtHmo uron mokwe imnok amnok nanpanan.They questioned having doubt
imoncfireysirompriNUMR.CLSone (for counting very small things and larger thin objects with a flat surface)nomne imonone round small object (like tablets)mamey imonone sheet of paperihen imonone shield
invleave
inakeyv??
inakokvhuntki inakokhunt in the fieldshu inakokhunt at the riverside
inan2nsago palm needleinan hane saya sago palm needle stuck meHano sune kokwe inan sapru kawk.A sago needle speared itself in my leg.
inan1admirekwa inan eeat your heart out, admire me
inaw1adjaliveHiykwe lokrue pa, hiykwe inaw lwak.He did not die, he is alive.
inaw2adjawakeUwr hiykwe liawon pa, hiykwe inaw lwak.The man did not sleep he was awake.
ine1nforeheadHakwe hye nonkway lwak pey, hyo ineku paraw lira pa.I do not know him, I never saw him before.ine-kasaw-makuall of the faceine-kufaceine-mawkfore headine-makuface
ine2nsisterHiom hiykwe hio ineih ke liy huon ley.A man cannot marry his sister.hano inemy sister, also: inayhyo ineihhis sister also: inay-ih
ine-kasaw-makuall of the face
ine-kuface
ine-mawkfore head
ine-mawk-kuCmpnd.nface, countenance