Learning a new language is always a challenge.
Folks in The Marshall Islands speak English. But the elders don’t. The local dialect is Marshallese.
Here are a few essential words and phrases that would help you better get along with the populace:
etal (go away)
jete onean (how much)
edik onean (cheap)
elap onean (expensive)
etam (What’s your name?)
eta in Raft3r (I am Raft3r)
kwe likatu (you’re hot)
na lakatu (I’m hot).
E iien in kakkije. (It’s time for a break.) Happy weekend, guys! Jeramman. (Enjoy.)