You can form the present tense in Marshallese by adding “-j” to subject pronouns. Unlike Spanish or French, you do not conjugate the verb.
Some Marshallese verbs act like adjectives. You can make sentences with these verbs (but not most other verbs) in exactly the same way as you use adjectives.
In Marshallese there is a set of pronouns that is very much like ‘I,’ ‘you,’ ‘he,’ ‘she,’ ‘it,’ ‘we,’ and ‘they’ in English. These are called the ‘subject pronouns.’ In this lesson and future ones, you will learn how to use these words to make many kinds of sentences.
ver since the Marshall Islands has had contact with the outside world, it has adopted many foreign words. This makes learning Marshallese a bit easier for English speakers.
Learn how to count in Marshallese.
A glossary of about 1500 Marshallese words, in order of usefulness. Designed so you can sit down every day and learn a few new words.
This lesson introduces some common phrases in Marshallese. They are not only useful for conversation, but also for practicing reading and pronouncing Marshallese. Practice pronouncing these phrases with a Marshallese person if you can.
An overview of the Marshallese alphabet. Marshallese has two different spelling systems. Don’t worry about pronouncing all of the sounds perfectly from day one. Letters can be pronounced differently in different contexts.