Akawaio-English Dictionary


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aino (var: ainɨ) vt fry, parch Moroꞌ aino uya. I am frying the fish.
ainoꞌtɨ (der. of aino) vt lock, bolt
ainʉmʉ vi escape (der.: ainʉnpa)
ainʉnpa (cf: iꞌtapa) vt chase, cause to run or escape Iyainʉnpaꞌpʉ iya. He chased him.
aꞌkwarʉ ainʉnpa (id.) vr grieve
aipita vi scream Iyaipitaꞌpʉ. She screamed.
aipo vt smoke out wasps or other pests from one's house or other building Marupaꞌ amʉꞌ aipoꞌpʉ uya pʉmʉi ke. I smoked out the bats with pepper.
aipʉ nom something dry; something dead, as in grass or trees Aipʉ pe wanaꞌ esi. The grass is dry. opp: isenan 1 ; opp: aserʉ 1 . (der.: aipʉta)
aipʉta vi 1be or become withered or skinny Ɨꞌrɨ pe iyesi ke ayaipʉtasaꞌ? What has made you skinny? Iyaipʉtasaꞌ. He became skinny. 2be or become dried (der.: aipʉtanʉkʉ)
aipʉtanʉkʉ vt make dry Pata ipʉtʉ aipʉtanʉkʉꞌpʉ iya. She dried flowers.
airɨ adv exactly Mɨrɨ kasa piyaiꞌma amʉꞌ airɨ uꞌmatʉꞌpʉ. And so those very same giants came to an end. Nai airɨ iyentuꞌpʉ? Where exactly was he born?
airɨ postp near Pero eꞌwasuꞌpɨꞌsaꞌ father pʉrorooi airɨ. The dog messed nearby Father's place.
aisaraku var. of aitaraku
aisin nom busy
aisiꞌtɨ var. of asiꞌtɨ
aita (cf: rui) n 1brother; indirect address 2father; indirect address cf: kʉipʉnʉ 1 .
aitanʉkʉ vt boil down a liquid until it becomes thick Toꞌ uꞌma aitanʉkʉꞌpʉ iya. She boiled down their pepper pot.
aitaraku (var: aisaraku) n a variety of fruit that has a bumpy, yellow skin; sour flavour
aitawaiꞌnan nom plenty Apʉne pʉra itunaꞌkwaai ton esiꞌpʉ wakʉ ton nɨ aitawaiꞌnaꞌ nan nɨ. Because there are plenty places to bathe where there is good water.
aiꞌtɨn n a variety of woodpecker
aiꞌtou something flat Piꞌta enukuꞌpʉ aiꞌtou pan ɨutɨ nakapu pona ɨpʉremaiꞌ. Peter went up to the house's flat roof to pray.
aituma vt make something or someone go fast Mɨrɨpan ipan pe nin si, Sir Benson uya insin aitumaꞌpʉ mɨrɨ. When (he realized) I was so sick, Sir Benson sped up the engine.
aitun var. of aituneꞌ
aituneꞌ (var: aitun) nom one who is fast or quick Iyeꞌsaraꞌtɨꞌpʉ aituneꞌ pe. He started quickly. opp: tɨnɨn . (der.: aituma)
aiyunu n onion
aka (var: kaka) interj an expression of experiencing unexpected pain