Akawaio-English Dictionary


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emiyaꞌpokeꞌ (var: emiyaꞌporʉ) 1someone wise 2someone industrious syn: ariꞌkeꞌ . 3someone talented Emiyaꞌpokeꞌ iyesi. He is talented. 4a good worker
emiyapontɨ vt remind Serɨ pɨꞌ ɨtonpa ton emiyapontɨkaꞌkɨ Papa piyau esiꞌma. Remind everyone of these things, for God's sake.
emiyaꞌporʉ var. of emiyaꞌpokeꞌ
eꞌmo vi split into parts
eꞌmoika vi lay eggs, as a hen does Kɨrɨtɨkɨ eꞌmoikaꞌpʉ. The chicken laid eggs.
emoikwa vi be or become eaten, especially by maggots Mɨrɨpan yaꞌ weruwe emoikwasaꞌ erikʉꞌpʉ. At that, he died, maggots eating his flesh.
eꞌmoita vt 1lay, as in chickens laying eggs Iꞌmoi eꞌmoitaꞌpʉ kɨrɨtɨkɨ uya. The chicken laid an egg. 2hatch
moꞌka vt 1take away Makoi uya imoꞌka toꞌ piyapai. The devil takes it from them. 2take out from the ground; harvest 3rescue, save syn: koneka 5, pikaꞌtɨ 3 .
aꞌkwarʉ moꞌka (id.) vr grieve
emoꞌka (der.) vi come out
usemoꞌka (der.) vr grow
eꞌmonsiꞌka var. of eꞌmonsiriꞌka
monsiriꞌka vt hatch eggs, as a hen does Tiꞌmoi ton monsiriꞌkaꞌpʉ kɨrɨtɨkɨ uya. The hen hatched her own eggs.
eꞌmonsiriꞌka (der.) (var eꞌmonsiꞌka) vr hatch
emontaꞌkwa vi chafe the inner thighs from much walking
eꞌmoꞌraiꞌka vi uproot Yʉi eꞌmoꞌraiꞌkasaꞌ. The tree became uprooted.
eꞌmoronʉ someone sleepy Eꞌmoron pɨꞌ pe iyesi. He is feeling sleepy.
emoꞌsaꞌtɨ vi dress oneself Mɨrɨpan nin si emoꞌsaꞌtɨꞌpʉ mɨrɨ. Then I put on my underwear. (lit: to put on oneꞌs underwear)
umotaika vt make proud
emotaika (der.) vr proud
emu (poss: ɨyemu) n testicle itemu pʉra iyentusaꞌ born without testicles
emuꞌka vt castrate
muran (poss: ɨmuranʉ) n a general term for any charm or bina, something used to get someone else to do what you want them to
emuranpa (der.) vi charm oneself
eꞌmuruika vt stoop over Iyeꞌmuruikaꞌpʉ. He stooped over
emʉꞌ (poss: ɨyemʉꞌ) n 1face 2resemblance Winston emʉꞌ ke Raymond esi. Raymond resembles Winston.
eꞌmʉkʉntɨ vt hang, as in kill someone by hanging them from a rope Kaꞌpon eꞌmʉkʉntɨꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They hung a person.
eꞌmʉꞌkʉrʉtʉ (var: eꞌmʉrʉkʉ) vi choke on food Iyeꞌmʉꞌkʉrʉtʉꞌpʉ. He choked. Eki ke eꞌmʉꞌkʉrʉꞌsaꞌ. I choked on (a piece of) cassava bread.
Emʉnaru nprop the name given to the capitol, Georgetown
emʉꞌnʉkʉ 1n flood Non emʉꞌnʉkʉꞌpʉ. The ground flooded. 2vt swamp, have a canoe filled with water Ɨnʉꞌ uya kanau emʉꞌnʉkʉꞌpʉ? Who swamped the canoe?
eꞌmʉrʉkʉ var. of eꞌmʉꞌkʉrʉtʉ vi choke on a small bone Moroꞌ ɨꞌpʉ ke eꞌmʉrʉꞌsaꞌ. I choked on a fish bone.