Akawaio-English Dictionary


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emaꞌnonta vr be or become a young woman Iyemaꞌnontasaꞌ man. She has become a young woman.
emapuꞌtɨ 1vi deserve, cause to start, cause to experience Ene rɨ, ɨꞌrɨ rɨ kuꞌsaꞌ iya pʉra iyesi tʉumaꞌta emapuꞌtɨnin pe. Look, he has done nothing deserving death. 2vt make, cause Eseru eꞌkuꞌtoꞌ iyawɨrɨ emapuꞌtɨꞌpʉ Papa uya. God made him to do great things.
emapʉ var. of emakʉ
eꞌmaꞌpʉ (poss: ɨyeꞌmaꞌpʉ) 1n a path or track someone has travelled through; emphasis is on the past usage of the path Ɨyeꞌmaꞌpʉ tau ina eꞌtoꞌ pe. We will come after you (on the path). 2nom something coming or being after or behind uyeꞌmaꞌpʉ pe meruntɨ kuru uyepʉ mɨrɨ uyentaino after me will come a very strong one (who is) above me
eꞌmaꞌpʉka vt follow Paul eꞌmaꞌpʉkapɨtʉꞌpʉ uriꞌsan uya. The girl kept following Paul.
emaꞌsaꞌ n 1the next day Mɨrɨ emaꞌsaꞌ yau toꞌ eriꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ aꞌsaꞌtai. In the morning, they were both dead. 2morning, the next morning pata emaꞌsaꞌ dawn
emaseꞌ n a woman's monthly period, menstruation Emaseꞌ uyeꞌsaꞌ, eꞌtane inɨmɨꞌpʉ iya. Her monthly period came, but she left it.
emaꞌseꞌ vi 1stay, remain Papa Maimu uyeꞌsaꞌ kupiyaꞌnokon emaꞌseꞌ. God's Word has come to stay with us. 2stay awake all night 3stay overnight
Emaseꞌpɨ nprop the name given to a rock along the Upper Mazaruni River; on the left going down-river from Ipana'muru pai at Kʉsekamai
eꞌmata (var: iꞌsi; poss: ɨyeꞌmata) n 1leg 2lap 3thigh, the upper part of the leg
eꞌmaꞌtɨ vt bring, fetch, drug Pata eꞌsanon ton, king amʉꞌ, rakʉiꞌ toꞌ uya ɨeꞌmaꞌtɨtoꞌ oton kon urɨ uriyaꞌ. They will bring you before rulers and kings because of me.
emeꞌ (poss: ɨyeme) n arm
eꞌme 1vt put into a bun or roll; especially with hair or twine or rope 2vt spin Eꞌmepɨtʉ toꞌ uya eneꞌpʉ iya. He saw them spinning it. 3vi wrap, as in put a towel around one's waist 4vi warp, as in lumber 5vi twisted
useꞌme (der.) vi 1warped 2crippled
eme vt 1eat as in a way to finish Tuma emeꞌpʉ iya. He finished (eating) the pepper pot. 2eat pepperpot or pepper sauce
emekamʉꞌ n a variety of traditional necklace
menka vt 1judge Toꞌ menkaꞌpʉ iya. He judged them. syn: aimenka 1 . 2choose 3separate
eꞌmenka (der.) vi judged
menkanin (der.) nom season
emennaꞌ 1something new Emennaꞌ pe toꞌ kanwa esi. Their boat is a new one. opp: pooiꞌpɨ . 2something recent
emenu n paint Kaꞌpon amʉꞌ emenu people paint (referring to the red dye from the annato plant, the application to bodies which was a traditional practice of the Akawaio Amerindians)
emenuꞌtɨ vt paint
usemenuꞌtɨ (der.) vr paint
emenʉꞌpʉ nom a late time Emenʉꞌpʉ pe pata esi. It is late in the day. opp: penanne .
emepo (poss: emeporʉ) n wisdom
emepokeꞌ nom 1wisdom emepokeꞌ pe ɨkonekanin that which makes you wise 2a wise person
emiyaꞌneꞌ nom something or someone lazy Emiyaꞌneꞌ pe iyesi. He is lazy. opp: ariꞌkeꞌ .
emiyaꞌnʉmʉ vi 1being or becoming lazy 2be or become tired Papa uya urepanin nʉꞌpʉ kon tʉmeruntɨrʉ ke temiyaꞌnʉnsen pe pʉra eꞌnɨtoꞌ pe. God has given us strength so that we are no longer lazy.
emiyaꞌnʉnpa vt discourage someone by one's talk opp: ariꞌnʉnpa .