Akawaio-English Dictionary


k


k- phon. var. of kʉs-
kaꞌ var. of ka
kaꞌ n 1(non-possessed) sky 2the heavens, Heaven
ka (var: kaꞌ) vt say
kaꞌ postp in Tuna kaꞌ toꞌ usenasikaꞌpʉ. They dove in the water. sclr prop: kaꞌ, kau, kapai .
-kaꞌ var. of -kapʉ
-ka put on (whatever noun is attached to it) nonka leave something back;; lit., leave on the ground Inonkaꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They left him back/alone.
kaaiꞌma vt fight, wrestle Wrenton kaaiꞌmaꞌpʉ Winston uya. Winston wrestled Wrenton.
eꞌkaaiꞌma (der.) vr fight
kaamiꞌ 1the left hand opp: enwoꞌneꞌ 1 . 2the left direction
kaiꞌkamaimɨ n a variety of snake
kaikamaꞌsa n dung beetle
kaiꞌkan (cf: mɨuraimɨ) n (non-possessed) a variety of medium-sized armadillo Tatusia peba
kaikara n guitar Tikin nan uya kaikara turunpa. One person is playing the guitar.
kaikara n a variety of tree, a lot like bamboo
kaikawaꞌsa (poss: akaikawaꞌsaai) n 1rhinoceros beetle 2a variety of large, black beetle
kaikusi n 1(non-possessed) ocelot 2tiger; any other wild feline species
kaima vt clean Ɨpʉrorooi kanan kaima auya ekayu pe, wanaꞌ pʉra. You also clean your yard clear of grass.
kainaku n 1a childhood sickness kainaku kwinɨ hot compress to treat kainagu 2the fungus associated with the childhood sickness
kaiꞌparaꞌ n (non-possessed) a variety of red-headed woodpecker
kairan n 1a variety of locust 2a variety of fish
kairau n a variety of fish
kairau n a variety of locust Aularches militaris
kairewaimɨ n a variety of large locust
kaisa postp every wʉi kaisa rɨ every day
kaisarako (var: ausarako) n a variety of fruit with a hard, yellow skin with bumps