Akawaio-English Dictionary


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yaꞌ postp 1in Ɨtuntaꞌ apataꞌseꞌ yaꞌ. You go home in your place. sclr prop: yaꞌ 1, yau, yapai . 2with
-ya (var: -a) present tense Ɨutɨ peꞌ miꞌtuyan? Do you know you are going? Wakʉ pe peꞌ meꞌan? Are you well?
yai n seizure
yai postp 1through Yai iutɨsaꞌ. She is fainting. (?) 2by way of, via Ɨꞌrɨ tukaiꞌ eikʉꞌpʉ iya? Panton yai eikʉꞌpʉ iya. How did he answer him? He answered him by way of a story.
yaina n pole used with tʉrapisi, to squeeze cane for juice high stat: tʉrapisi .
yaipita vi yell, scream syn: kɨꞌpɨꞌnʉmʉ .
yakan n substitute, other, replacement Ɨkii akɨ, ki pʉra si yakan pe. Carry your key, there is no other (key).
yako (cf: eꞌse) n 1brother-in-law, direct address 2cousin, direct address 3a term used to claim relation to the hearer; a loose claim at kinship with the hope of establishing rapport
yakon nom second Yakon iteꞌkwa pe esi piyaꞌ kanan ennaꞌpokaꞌnʉꞌpai. The second time, they come together again.
yakon n 1a woman's daughter, direct address 2younger brother, to a male, direct address 3younger sister, to a female, direct address cf: asi .
yapai postp from in Mɨrɨpan nin si piꞌsikʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya umɨ yapai tʉron nɨ airɨ iwɨseꞌna. And they dragged him from in the farm to another place to kill him. sclr prop: yaꞌ 1, yau, yapai .
yapaima vt explore (?)
yaranta n (non-possessed) valley
yau conj if Iyeꞌsaꞌ pe iyesi yau, usakorota. If he comes, I will be angry.
yau postp in Mɨrɨ pata yau, soisa amʉꞌ epuru esiꞌpʉ. In that place, there was a leader of soldiers. sclr prop: yaꞌ 1, yau, yapai . (attrib.: yawon)
yawon n
yeꞌ nom 1a large group of people Ina kʉipʉnʉ esiꞌpʉ tɨpʉremasen yeꞌ pe. Our father was (part of) the group of praying people. 2someone or something worthy of the noun to which it is attached Tʉpikaꞌtɨsen yeꞌ pe kuru pʉse rɨ warawoꞌ esi. This man is our very great helper. kasi yeꞌ a good liar
yeꞌ (var: eꞌ) n 1plant eki yeꞌ cassava plant 2tree kun yeꞌ the kun tree 3stem of a plant 4trunk
yen (var: en; poss: ɨyen) n 1container 2hole syn: euta . 3den 4nest 5cave 6chorus eren yen the song's chorus iten its chorus syn: eseꞌmu .
enpʉꞌpʉ (der.) n 1container 2person
yikʉnpaꞌ n a variety of bird
yoꞌ n hard core (of an abscess) wannɨ yoꞌ the core of the abscess
yoꞌ var. of oꞌ
yoꞌkʉre n a variety of fish
yomari n a variety of banana
yon var. of won

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