Akawaio-English Dictionary


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i- (phon. var: iy-; phon. var: it-) (cf: kʉrɨ rɨ) 1he/she/it, third person verb prefix Iy- aꞌta -ꞌpʉ. It sprouted. 2him/her/it, third person verb prefix I- wɨnɨpʉ iya. He hit him. 3his/her/its, third person noun prefix it- ekare -ei his news/words
-i (var: -rɨ; var: -ʉi; var: -nʉ; var: -mʉ; var: -rʉ; var: -oi; var: -ai; var: -o; var: -ui) possession; used to show that the stem is possessed u- saꞌki -i my sack
-iꞌ certainty Uyeꞌ -a -iꞌ. I am coming. Utakama pɨꞌ eꞌ -a -iꞌ. I am not being satisfied.
-i near in time Nʉ- ukoꞌman -pɨtʉ -i inke rɨ. He was staying a long time. Kɨ- utɨ -i! Don't you go!
-iꞌ (var: -se) purpose, intention menuka -iꞌ (in order) to write
iꞌka vt 1bite Waamori uya iꞌkaꞌpʉ. The turtle bit him. 2sting Arai iꞌkasaꞌ uya. A spider bit me. 3scratch; make itch Uyiꞌkapɨtʉꞌpʉ iya. It scratched me
usiꞌka (der.) vr itchy
ikaꞌnɨ nom terribly Ikaꞌnɨ pe upiꞌpɨ eꞌsiꞌsiꞌma. My skin itches terribly.
ikaꞌnɨpa var. of kaꞌnɨma
ikapisin n smoke from a fire
ikaramenu n a variety of fish with stripes; edible
ikaꞌsaꞌ n idol, image (lit: the made thing)
iꞌki n a variety of worm, found on mora tree leaves during rainy season
iꞌkiꞌma vt shake tʉrʉꞌpʉnʉ amʉꞌ uya toꞌ iꞌkiꞌmaꞌpʉ. many earthquakes shook them.
usiꞌkiꞌma (der.) vr shaken
iꞌkɨ n 1mosquito larva Dermatobia hominis 2a variety of larva that grows in wounds on the skin
iꞌkɨrɨ vt 1chop, as in cutting wood for firewood Muran nin si iꞌkɨrɨpɨtʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya mɨrɨ. They chopped up the bina there. 2break apart, break open Toꞌ uya rɨ temiya, tʉꞌta rɨ auronpɨꞌsaꞌ, eꞌtane waꞌkapun ke tʉpaꞌsimanin ke rɨ teꞌtane, iꞌkɨrɨpɨtʉꞌpʉ iya rɨ. They bound his hands and feet, but even with metal (chains) to hold him, he broke them apart.
iꞌkoro n 1a small, swampy area particularly along a path Iꞌkoro pe pata esi. The place is muddy. 2clay, especially along a path, during rainy season Iꞌkoro pe eꞌma esi. The path is covered with wet clay. syn: tawa 2 .
iꞌkororimɨꞌta n a large swampy area
ikuꞌ nom a muddy place Ikuꞌ pe peyaꞌ esi. The landing is muddy. opp: awaiꞌnan .
iꞌkuiꞌpʉ n flood syn: iꞌmʉnpʉ 1 .
iꞌkuka vt wash, referring to clothes or the body Uꞌpai siꞌkuka uya. I am washing my head. syn: tuꞌkuna .
iꞌkumɨrɨ slippery, like clay soil at river's edge Iꞌkumɨrɨ pe iyesi. It is slippery.
ikumuru n pus
ikuꞌnɨ rancid, the smell of fish meat gone bad Ikuꞌnɨ moroꞌ esi. The fish is rancid.
ikuntɨ vt wound; make something unable to move Pero kuntɨsaꞌ toꞌ uya ekaꞌtumʉꞌpʉ. The dog they wounded ran away.
ikuꞌpa n a variety of plant