Akawaio-English Dictionary


u


u (poss: ɨyu) (cf: pʉreti; cf: yu; cf: eki 2) n cassava bread
u- (var: uy-) (cf: urɨ) 1I, first person verb prefix 2me, first person verb prefix Upokaꞌpʉ iya. He shot me. 3my, first person noun prefix u- mariya -rɨ my cutlass
-ui var. of -i
uisi n a variety of tree from which bark is peeled to make straps for back packs and smaller pieces as ties across the open side of same uisi piꞌpɨ the bark from the uisi tree uisi yeꞌ the uisi tree
uka speak Eꞌpana pe ukayaiꞌ. I am speaking softly.
ukaramʉ vi be or become rusty Ukonsi ukaransaꞌ. My fish hook became rusty.
ukaramʉ vi cry Toꞌ ukaramʉꞌpʉ. They cried. syn: entaime .
ukɨiꞌpamʉ vi be or become old Asaꞌrɨ rɨ marɨ toꞌ ukɨiꞌpansaꞌ esiꞌpʉ. The two of them were old.
ukɨꞌpɨꞌnʉmʉ vi shout, cry out Paul ukɨꞌpɨꞌnʉnpɨtʉꞌpʉ Paul was crying out.
uꞌkɨrɨtʉ vi paddle Mɨrɨpan enukuꞌpʉ kanau yau iyuꞌkɨrɨtʉꞌpʉ. So he went up-river in a canoe, he paddled.
ukɨta (der. of ) vi be or become stinky Ikɨtaꞌpʉ. It became stinky. dev: aꞌkʉra 1, akʉꞌpʉ, isaramenu, isuweyu, ukɨta.
ukoꞌmamʉ 1vi stay, remain Ikoꞌmamʉꞌpʉ. He stayed. 2vi live 3nom late in the day; a late time Pata ukoꞌmamʉ. It's late. opp: awanakʉiꞌ ; syn: ewarumamʉ 1 .
ukururumʉ vi growl, as in that of a dog
ukwipɨ vt cook by boiling Toꞌ yoꞌ oton ikipɨkaꞌkɨ. Cook their meat. (command for one person)
uꞌma vi rise, as in the level of a river Tuna uꞌmasaꞌ. The river has risen. opp: apa 1 .
uꞌmaꞌ var. of uꞌmatʉ
uꞌma (poss: ɨipa uꞌma) n a variety of fruit similar to but smaller than the sapadilla; also smelly, but sweet gen: ipa 1 .
umainta vi be or become silent because you are sad
umanumɨ vi dance Toꞌ umanumɨ. They are dancing.
umanunpa (der.) vt dance
umanunpa (der. of umanumɨ) vt dance with someone; referring to the western style dancing and not the Alleluia tradition Tanporon kon toꞌ umanunpaꞌpʉ iya. He danced with them all.
uꞌmatʉ (var: uꞌmaꞌ) vi 1end Mɨrɨ kasa piyaiꞌma amʉꞌ airɨ uꞌmatʉꞌpʉ. It was just like that that the giants came to an end. 2last Unpɨ nin si esiꞌpʉ toꞌ uꞌmaꞌkapʉ pe iyeꞌsanʉmʉꞌpʉ kanau yaꞌ. The mouse was the last one to jump into the canoe.
umɨ (cf: mainarʉ) n farm Umɨ ipoꞌtɨkɨ. Burn the farm.
umoronkapʉ vr rest, relax Umoronkapʉ esi. I am resting.
umotaika vt make proud
emotaika (der.) vr proud
umuꞌta vt 1bear children tʉumuꞌtatoꞌ kon pe ones having children 2give birth 3procreate