Akawaio-English Dictionary


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wiyɨꞌ n a variety of small insect that chirps in the mid-day heat
wiyoika vt make an object curved in shape Waya amʉꞌ wiyoikaꞌpʉ uya. I made the wires curved.
var. of wɨnɨ
wɨnɨ (var: ) vt 1hit eꞌwɨpɨꞌnɨsaꞌ injury 2rap, knock 3kill Iwɨnɨꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They killed him. 4clap hands Toꞌ emiya ton wɨpɨtʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They clapped their hands. 5kick 6trick Inwɨpai rɨ iyeꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ. He was wanting to trick him. 7filled or covered
eꞌwɨnɨ (der.) 1vr hit 2vi hit 3vi fight
wɨnin (der.) n killer
wɨsaꞌ (der.) n killed
wɨnɨ (var: ) vt 1hit eꞌwɨpɨꞌnɨsaꞌ injury 2rap, knock 3kill Iwɨnɨꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They killed him. 4clap hands Toꞌ emiya ton wɨpɨtʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They clapped their hands. 5kick 6trick Inwɨpai rɨ iyeꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ. He was wanting to trick him. 7filled or covered
eꞌwɨnɨ (der.) 1vr hit 2vi hit 3vi fight
wɨnin (der.) n killer
wɨsaꞌ (der.) n killed
wɨpʉrema var. of ɨpʉrema
wɨrɨ n (non-possessed) a variety of white-backed frog; makes a loud 'wuri' sound
wɨrɨiꞌka (var: wɨrɨiꞌma) vt stir Iꞌkwarumosaꞌ wɨrɨiꞌkaꞌpʉ uya. I stirred the porridge.
wɨrɨikaai (poss: ɨwɨrɨikaai) n stirrer for stirring porridge
wɨrɨiꞌma var. of wɨrɨiꞌka
wɨrɨiwɨrɨi (poss: ɨwɨrɨiwɨrɨɨi) (cf: kasiri wɨrɨi, sokoisokoi) n a wooden beater used to stir cassava drink as it cooks
wɨrɨiwɨrɨima vt stir Kasiri wɨrɨiwɨrɨimaꞌpʉ uya. I stirred the cassava drink.
wɨrɨkatari n a variety of ant that flies toward the end of the Tʉmon season
wɨrɨꞌmai n 1cousin, used by a female when addressing her female cousin indir add: eruꞌ 1 . 2sister-in-law, direct address among females, used by a husband's sister to address her husband's wife, and vicaversa indir add: eruꞌ 2 .
wɨrumɨ n (non-possessed) a variety of thick grass, sometimes used by the Arekuna or other savannah inhabitants for thatching
wɨsaꞌ (der. of wɨnɨ) n someone or something killed
wɨnɨ (var: ) vt 1hit eꞌwɨpɨꞌnɨsaꞌ injury 2rap, knock 3kill Iwɨnɨꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They killed him. 4clap hands Toꞌ emiya ton wɨpɨtʉꞌpʉ toꞌ uya. They clapped their hands. 5kick 6trick Inwɨpai rɨ iyeꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ. He was wanting to trick him. 7filled or covered
eꞌwɨnɨ (der.) 1vr hit 2vi hit 3vi fight
wɨnin (der.) n killer
wɨsaꞌ (der.) n killed
wɨꞌsɨꞌ (poss: ɨwɨꞌsɨpu) n sand
wɨꞌsɨkʉ a sandy place Wɨꞌsɨkʉꞌpan iyeꞌpɨtʉꞌpʉ. He was getting sandy.
wɨꞌsɨꞌpɨ (poss: ɨyɨꞌpɨ) n 1any type of bone cf: ɨꞌpʉ . 2traditional bone flute
wɨꞌtɨiꞌ n the leaf of a variety of plant, which can be applied to cure ground itch
woi var. of poi
woiwoima vt spin
eꞌwoiwoima (der.) vi spin
wokouwokouma (var: okouokouma) vt shake, as in a tree, to bing down fruit
won (var: yon) (cf: pon) n 1wrapper 2cover 3holder eki won a traditional way of bundling a number of cassava cakes together