Akawaio-English Dictionary


ɨ


ɨꞌ vt spin cotton Ɨꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ uya. I was spinning cotton.
ɨ (poss: ɨyɨ) n tooth
ɨ- (phon. var: e-; phon. var: ɨy-; phon. var: ɨw-) (cf: ɨmɨrɨ, a-; cf: mʉ-) 1you, second person verb prefix Takuruꞌ ke ɨwesi. You are sick. 2your, second person noun prefix ɨsuparaai your machete
ɨ apon the upper jaw
ɨ epotorʉ molar
Ɨeka nprop the name given to a creek near Sinau yen village
Ɨeporoꞌpʉ Tʉpʉ nprop the name given to the mountain to the west of Kako village
ɨinɨ (poss: ɨirin / ɨinɨri) n a large cooking pot ɨinɨ pun clay used to make pots; lit., pot's flesh
Ɨinɨ kapʉ nprop the name given to a mountain near Amoko kupai
ɨisirɨ interj Let's go. Ɨisiꞌkɨ. Come. (as a command to one person)
ɨkenaꞌ nom 1a smart person, a sharp wit 2something sharp
ɨkɨɨimɨ (cf: meremeꞌ) n 1(non-possessed) rainbow 2a variety of snake known as camoudi
ɨkɨn n (non-possessed) a variety of long, small snake-like fish
ɨkɨneꞌ nom 1someone serious or someone being serious in their presentation Tuꞌkan kon rɨ tuna kau ɨkɨneꞌ pe teꞌsan panama pɨꞌ ipinimʉꞌpʉ siya rɨ tuna kaisarɨ. All those in the water were very serious as he travelled all around the rivers. 2someone cross or vexed 3fierce 4jealous 5proud
ɨkɨnta vi 1be or become jealous Kaꞌpon amʉꞌ ɨkɨntaꞌpʉ toꞌ pɨꞌ. The people were jealous of them. 2be or become angry Kʉrɨ rɨ nin ɨkɨntasaꞌ utɨ mɨrɨ, Camel. The camel went, being angry with him. 3argue Five kaisaron kon kaꞌpon amʉꞌ eꞌtoꞌ oton tʉkoroꞌtauꞌnokon ɨkɨntan pɨꞌ. There will be five people among you all who will argue.
ɨkɨnʉnpa vt 1arouse temper in someone by one's talk 2make someone growl 3make someone grumble
Ɨkɨrɨ pai nprop the name given to a bay along the Upper Mazaruni River, above Imbaimadai
ɨꞌkɨrɨma n a variety of tree a part of which is used to treat kuwasu'
ɨꞌkɨrɨpa vt make someone laugh Toꞌ ɨꞌkɨrɨpaꞌpʉ uya. I made them laugh.
ɨkɨrʉwa n (non-possessed) toothache
ɨku vt eat brittle foods, such as cassava bread, nuts, etc. Eki ɨkuꞌpʉ uya. I ate cassava bread.
ɨkʉi n (non-possessed) snake, the general term
ɨkʉi paꞌse centipede (lit: snakeꞌs sister-in-law)
ɨmɨꞌnɨ n 1(non-possessed) thorn 2a thorny plant
ɨmɨrɨ (cf: a-, ɨ-) pron 1you 2your