Akawaio-English Dictionary


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wen (var: wenturupaai) n stomach
wenai postp beside, with Ɨyewaꞌnomanin pen esi yau ɨwenainoꞌ pe iyesi. If he is not your enemy, he is beside/with you.
weꞌnakan n 1rectum 2small intestine
Wenamu nprop 1the name given to a river along the Guyana-Brasil border 2the name given to the village of Kai'kan, because it lies along the Wenamu River
wenamʉꞌ (poss: ɨwenantu) (cf: wenantu) n 1cassava bread 2filler, something to go with meat to make a more complete meal, includes rice, potato, provision, etc.
wenantu (poss: ɨwenantu) (cf: wenamʉꞌ) n cassava bread of someone
weꞌnaꞌsi n eave of a house
weꞌnaꞌsokoi nom 1upside down Toꞌ sinkaꞌpʉ iya weꞌnaꞌsokoi pe toꞌ arɨ rawɨrɨ. He hung them upside down and carried them that way. 2inside out
wenturupaai var. of wen
wenuꞌka vt disembowel, remove the guts of a living thing Usari amʉꞌ wenuꞌkaꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They disembowelled the deer.
wenuꞌpɨ (poss: ɨwenuꞌpɨ) n 1gut, intestines iwenuꞌpɨ mukuꞌpɨ small intestine iwenuꞌpɨ epotorʉꞌpʉ large intestine 2intestine wenuꞌpɨ mukuꞌpɨ / wenuꞌpɨsikʉ the small intestine wenuꞌpɨ epotorʉꞌpʉ the large intestine
werei (poss: ɨwereei) n 1skin sore syn: ereꞌ 1 . 2blister
wereita (var: wʉrita) vi be or become blistered
wereiꞌka (der.) vt blister
wereita (var: wʉrita) vi be or become blistered
wereiꞌka (der.) vt blister
werui n (non-possessed) a variety of small sparrow bird with black body and white beak, tawa bird
werusi n a variety of ground dove Columbigallina passerini
weruwe n 1(non-possessed) housefly Musca domestica 2maggot, the larval stage of the housefly Mɨrɨpan yaꞌ weruwe emoikwasaꞌ erikʉꞌpʉ. And so, being infested with maggots, he died
wetumʉ vt keep someone else awake
eꞌwetumʉ (der.) vr stay awake
weuweukwa vi flash, as in lightning Kamiriꞌ weuweukwaꞌpʉ. The lightning flashed.
weyu (poss: ɨweyu) n 1day cf: wʉi . 2light 3match; any stick with a light on the end of it 4candle
winɨ postp 1through 2by way of Panton serɨ urɨ winon. This story (is told) by me. 3behind, when used with e'mapʉ 4from Goliath Gath winon tukaiꞌ. Goliath, from Gath, as it was said.
winon (attrib.) n
winɨkʉiꞌ postp towards
winɨpai postp from Kaatʉ winɨpaino aꞌkwa uya toꞌ weiꞌtɨꞌpʉ. Light from God shone (on) them.
winon (attrib. of winɨ) n
winɨ postp 1through 2by way of Panton serɨ urɨ winon. This story (is told) by me. 3behind, when used with e'mapʉ 4from Goliath Gath winon tukaiꞌ. Goliath, from Gath, as it was said.
winon (attrib.) n