Akawaio-English Dictionary


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raꞌ postp in sclr prop: raꞌ, rau, rapai .
raanꞌpu (poss: aranꞌpuui) n lamp
raiꞌpa (poss: araiꞌpaai) n a less-travelled path through the bush
raitawa n 1throne, particularly in the Alleluia tradition syn: tawai 1 . 2place
rakʉiꞌ postp 1under, as in physical position or authority Iutaꞌmoꞌkaꞌpʉ non rakʉiꞌ itemʉꞌ. He fell, the ground (being) under his face. Papa uya tanporon nɨ tʉsaꞌ irakʉiꞌ. God put everything under him. 2to Toꞌ nepʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya mɨrɨ Romans amʉꞌ rakʉiꞌ. They took them to the Romans.
ransa (poss: aransaai) n lance
rapai postp from in front of sclr prop: raꞌ, rau, rapai .
raꞌrunpa vt carry something, holding it off the ground
rasin (poss: arasimu) n ration kaꞌpon rasimu yen yaꞌ to the man's ration bag
rasiten n squall, strong wind or storm, particularly in the Alleluia tradition and hymns
raꞌtɨ vt 1twirl, spin Mɨrɨpan iraꞌtɨpɨtʉꞌpʉ iya tʉropai yau. And then he was twirling the rock in his sling. 2turn over, flip Eki raꞌtɨ iya. She is flipping the cassava bread on the grill. 3take back something someone has previously given
rato n 1(non-possessed) water spirit 2mussel, a bivalve syn: pɨtɨne .
ratoi (poss: aratoi) n 1a twin to another person cf: ɨsimunuiꞌ 1 . 2partner 3opposite Ɨꞌrɨ mɨrɨ eke ratoi? What is the opposite of eke (big)? Aiko esi eke iratoi pe. Aiko (small) is the opposite of eke (big). 4the other side, opposite from where one is Iratoi pona ina utɨ mɨrɨ. We are going to the other side/place. Iratoi peꞌ ɨutɨpai? Do you want to go across it (the river)?
ratoika vt divide Mɨrɨpan uya tʉimamin ratoikaꞌpʉ toꞌ kaisa rɨ. And he divided his things between them.
rau postp before, in front of sclr prop: raꞌ, rau, rapai .
rawɨ postp 1before, in front of Goliath utɨ aꞌtai kaꞌpon utɨpɨꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ irawɨ rɨ. When Goliath goes, a person runs before him. 2before, in time Kamoro upakaꞌpʉ toꞌ rawɨ rɨ. These awoke before them.
rawoika vt turn over Mɨrɨpan si rawoikaꞌpʉ iya mɨrɨ. Then she turned him over.
rawoirawoima vi be or become rocking back and forth
reꞌkɨ n a variety of edible catfish, skinfish Pimelodus sp. gen: tenmaꞌsa .
remuiꞌ n a variety of hummingbird, with white chest and blue-green back
ren nom glowing, something like a fire Iyepoꞌtɨꞌpʉ ɨsɨ pe irenpansaꞌ esiꞌpʉ. It was burning, very dangerous and glowing. Sises pon enaꞌpʉ iren kenaꞌ pe kamiriꞌ eꞌweiꞌtɨ kasa. Jesus' clothes became glowing, being lighted like lightning.
repa vt supply Urepakɨ umunkɨ ke. Supply me with children.
retʉ n 1horn of a cow, often used as an instrument to call others to a meeting or other event usari retʉ deer horn cf: watapu . 2antler
rikarika (poss: awaai rikarika) n a variety of musical instrument important in Alleluia tradition, of unknown origin and quality cf: wai .
riyuru n a variety of tree from which roofing slats are cut