Akawaio-English Dictionary


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aniꞌkura (var: ani kʉrʉkʉrʉ) n 1gill of a fish moroꞌ aniꞌkura fish's gill 2the base of the tongue
anɨ (var: an) vt eat fish or other meat Moroꞌ anɨꞌpʉ uya. I ate fish. tansen edible, referring to fish and meat
anɨnpa vt separate Ɨnʉꞌ uya ɨmoꞌka kon? Ɨnʉꞌ uya ayanɨnpa kon? Who can take you away? Who can separate you?
anɨꞌsaꞌ var. of tukuiꞌ
ankoruwa n a tattoo, given to Akawaio women on the inside of the forearm
annaꞌ adv publicly Isenpoikaꞌpʉ annaꞌ Israel amʉꞌ koroꞌtaꞌ. He appeared publicly to the Jews.
annoꞌta n (non-possessed) a small, forested area surrounded by savannah
aꞌno (var: aꞌnomʉ) vt put something in the sun or near the fire for warmth Yʉi po rʉꞌkwɨ taꞌnopɨꞌsen pe. He was on a stick warming himself in the sun. Wʉi yau aꞌnonpɨꞌ esiꞌpʉ. I was getting warm in the sun. Apoꞌ piyau aꞌnonpɨꞌ esiꞌpʉ. I was getting warm by the fire.
anoꞌma vt 1misplace, lose Upon anoꞌmaꞌpʉ uya. I lost/misplaced my shirt. 2charm, make someone lose their senses 3confuse someone, cause someone to stray from what they know is right Pʉse rɨ uya kaꞌpon amʉꞌ anoꞌma. This one is confusing the people.
utanoꞌma (der.) 1vr lost 2vi lost 3vi mad
aꞌnomʉ var. of aꞌno
anomʉraꞌ n (non-possessed) midnight Anomʉraꞌ aꞌtai, pʉraki pataꞌtɨꞌpʉ ina uya. At midnight, we planted the flag.
anontɨ n a variety of tree, the fruit of which is used to make body paint, annato Bixa orellana syn: karapiyaꞌpɨ, sapa 1 .
anpaꞌ n (non-possessed) a variety of frog good for eating, Krapo Hyla sp.
anpisin 1nom many items, especially people anpisin eporiꞌmatoꞌ pe plenty happy people 2n a crowd of people Iyeraꞌtɨꞌpʉ anpisin kaꞌpon amʉꞌ taꞌkɨrɨ tʉweꞌsan winɨkʉiꞌ. He turned toward the crowd that was with him.
anpokoma var. of anpokʉma
anpokʉma (var: anpokoma) vt disturb, trouble Umʉre uya uyanpokʉmaꞌpʉ. My child disturbed me.
utanpokʉma (der.) vr bother
ansaꞌma (var: eꞌseꞌma) vt set a trap for any kind of animal
anꞌti n aunt; more specifically the sister of one's mother
anuku (cf: anʉmʉ) vt 1collect Toꞌ pʉꞌtaꞌpʉ nin si anukuꞌpʉ iya. He collected their footprints. 2pour syn: entɨ 3 .
anʉ vt 1scratch 2plow Non anʉnin pɨꞌ iyesiꞌpʉ He plowed the ground.
aꞌnʉkʉ vr to be or become scattered syn: eꞌtʉrʉꞌkwa 1 .
anʉkʉ 1vi overflow Kasiri anʉkʉꞌpʉ iwaai apai. The cassava drink overflowed from its container. 2vt make a gas, as in the cassava drink becoming alcoholic 3vt give water to a plant Aꞌporos uya nin si inanʉkʉ mɨrɨ. Apollos waters it.
aꞌnʉmʉ vi groan iyaꞌnʉmʉ pʉra rɨ he was not groaning
anʉmʉ (cf: anuku) vt 1receive 2take 3pick up Anʉmʉꞌpʉ uya. I picked it up. 4buy syn: eꞌma, enna . 5accept 6carry Mɨrɨpan anʉꞌnʉkʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They carried her. 7choose
utanʉmʉ (der.) 1vr select 2vi selected 3vi lifted
anʉmʉ vt meet
eꞌsanʉmʉ (der.) vi jump