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 .
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
Kaatʉ nprop God syn: Papa 1 .
kaiꞌkamaimɨ n a variety of snake
Kaiꞌkamaꞌpɨ (var: Kaiꞌkan Aꞌmotoꞌpʉ) nprop the name given to a place along the Kukui River, between I'moi ken and Jawalla, where the Hunter and Egbert farms are
kaikamaꞌsa n dung beetle
kaiꞌkan (cf: mɨuraimɨ) n (non-possessed) a variety of medium-sized armadillo Tatusia peba
Kaiꞌkan nprop 1the name given to a village far up the Kamʉran River, very close to the Venezuela border, mostly Arekuna people 2the name given to a village area near Paruima, often confused with the separate village much further away
Kaiꞌkan Aꞌmotoꞌpʉ var. of Kaiꞌkamaꞌpɨ
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
Kaiꞌparaꞌ nprop the name given to a mountain peak in front of Kayama mountain range, near Jawalla village.
Kaiꞌparaꞌ pai nprop the name given to a bay along the Upper Mazaruni River, above Imbaimadai
Kaiparuꞌpai nprop the place with the same name (where is it?)
kairan n 1a variety of locust 2a variety of fish