Akawaio-English Dictionary


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won postp around
wonka (der. of ewomʉ) vt open Tʉmaꞌsii wonkaꞌpʉ iya. He opened his matches.
ewomʉ vi go in, especially into a building Ewonkɨ. Come in. Elizabeth yaꞌ nin si Papa Aꞌkwarʉ ewomʉꞌpʉ mɨrɨ. God's Spirit entered into Elizabeth.
wonka (der.) vt open
woꞌnoro var. of oꞌno
wontɨ vt 1wrap, surround Iwontɨꞌpʉ iya kareku ke. She wrapped him with a cloth. 2provide with a cloth 3dress 4surround
woꞌpa vt offer a drink Iwoꞌpaꞌpʉ iya. He offered him a drink.
wosi var. of osi
wotori (poss: ɨyotorii) n animal hunted for its meat, any type of mammal, bird, fish Uyotorii pʉra ennaꞌpopai pʉra esi pɨꞌ. I didn't want to return without any meat.
wotoriꞌtɨ vt hunt for meat
wʉꞌ (poss: ɨwʉpu) n mountain opp: rɨmonoꞌ 2 .
wʉi n (non-possessed) day cf: weyu 1 .
Wʉi nprop a name given to a deserted settlement near Ataro
wʉi akʉ n locust (lit: sun bee)
wʉi enu n sun (lit: dayꞌs eye)
Wʉi Mʉre var. of Kwin Mʉre
wʉi pisi n sunlight, a ray of sunlight
wʉikamaꞌtu n (non-possessed) a variety of vanilla orchid (lit: the sunꞌs fire)
wʉipiya n 1(non-possessed) year 2the September through November dry season cal: iwankan 1, toron kan, Tʉmon 2, wʉipiya 2 . (lit: season of the sun)
wʉkʉuwʉkʉuma vt shake something in an up-and-down motion
wʉkwa vt wave something on a stick Piyaiꞌma noꞌsotoꞌpʉ si wʉkwaꞌpʉ iya. The old, female giant waved it in the air on a stick.
wʉrita var. of wereita
wʉrʉiꞌ (poss: ɨwʉrʉsi) n 1female cousin to a male, indirect address 2male cousin to a female
wʉrʉka n a variety of snake
wʉrʉuka vt move Toꞌ apon wʉrʉukaꞌpʉ iya. She moved their clothes.
eꞌwʉrʉukwa (der.) vr move
wʉtʉꞌ n a variety of fruit with hard purple skin and large seed with grape-like pulp between; also used as a building material Bryophyllum calycinum