English-Cispa Dictionary

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a, an	ik
able	trip
above	ziiktrik'
absence of	cit
accelerate, to	kasip
acorn	skiic'
acorn soup	skiic'tip
across	yiip
across, to get	kayiip
add, to	icta
adult	cariziik
afraid	yiikra
again	si
age	critra
age, to	cric'a
agree, to	kiitsik
agreement	kiitsik
air	riiksha
alas!	akas!
alive	kiipsakit
all	cita'i
alone	ikpa
also	ic
always	cicritpa
am	ki
among	keptrik'
ancient	crit-zayiip
and	ic
angry	aitwic'
animal	ziitsa
another	yiipsa
answer	kazata
answer, to	kazata
ant	kiickwic'
are	ki
art	crikwiipsa
artist	kwiipcik
ask, to	zaca
attract, to	kiica
away	tasiishtrik'
back	si
bad	kaspa
bad tasting	kaskairi
bake, to	aitsiishta
baked	aitsiishkiit
beautiful	kwiipa
beauty	kwiipsa
bee	triiktakwic'
beetle	kriickwic'
begin, to	ripta
beginning	rippa
behind	ciipra
believe, to	carkraikta
below	zaritrik'
beneath	zaritrik'
between	keptrik'
bird	kiiriziit
bite (off), to	zarikta
black	ceshpa
blind	rassaceshpa
blood	ziitsic
blow, to	tacwista
blue	wiikpa
bond (to)	cipta
bonded	ciptakiit
bonding	ciptakiit
both	ci'ak
box	trik'sa
boy	saririt
break, to	ik'ta
breath	riishpa
breathe, to	riishpa
bridge	yiipca
bright	zakiish
broken	ik'pa
brother	sarikiic
brown	ceshrik
burn, to	aitka
butterfly	kiikwic'
can	trip
candle	aitrik
carnivore	ziitsakras
carve an inscription, to	cristakit
carved inscription	cristakiit
catch on fire, to	ka'ait
center	keppa
certain	cark
certainly!	askwiri!
change	yiiptakiit
change, to	yiipta
chaos	tekcit
chickadee	cik'atii
chief	tekrit
child	istrik, istrit
chirikit ritual	cirikit
choice	itpa
choose, to	itpaca
Cispa language	cispa
claw	crissa
clean	siirppa
clean, to	siirpta
climb, to	triishta
cockroach	kaskwic'
cold	aic'it
come alive, to	kakiip
come, to	keshtra
communication	yiipsik
confuse, to	eshca
confusion	eshpa
connect, to	cipka
controversial	akcark
cook, to	aitsiishta, krasca
cooked	aitsiishkiit
count, to	ikakta
crazy	kat'awiik
cricket	kiirikwic'
cricket soup	kiirikwic'tip
cross over, to	kaziik
cross, to	kayiip
crossing	yiipca
crowd (of people)	kwiirtsarit
cry, to	rastipta
custom	triikrik
cut out, to	tacrista
cut, to	crista
cute	kwiiprik
dance	cirikit
danger	stik'pa
dangerous	stik'pa
dark	ceshrik
darken, to	kacesh
day	traikpa
dead	yiirkpa
deaf	crak'cit
dear	kiizik
death	yiirkpa
decay, to	kwarita
delicious	tritkairi
demanding	zazacpa
die, to	yiirkta
dig, to	cripta
dirt	karksa
dirty	karkpa
disease	ecpa
disgusting	kaskairi
distribute, to	takacta
do, to	saca
dormouse	kwistazai
double	akra
dream	kwistaras
dream, to	kwistarasca
drop, to	skriic'a
dry	tipcit
dwarf	yiitarik
ear	crak'sa
earth	cripsic
eat, to	krasta
eight	saic
eighty-four	zaricriish
eleven	criishta
elf	zeriik
emotion	wic'pa
empathy	kiiwic'
end	zippa
end, to	zipca, zipta
endless	zipcit
enjoy, to	trit'a
enough	sit
enter, to	katrik', ziirktra
eternal	cric'it
everyone	cirit
everything	cita'i
evil	citkii
evil	kassik
excite, to	tric'a
eye	rassa
face	rassacis
fall in love, to	kakii
fall, to	skriic'ta
false	carkcit
family	kiicpa
fast	sipra
faster, to get	kasip
father	sari
fear	yiikwic'
fearless	yiikcit
feed, to	takrasta
feel, to	ciirk
feeling	ciirktakiit
female	kiirtpa
female person	kiirtrit
fifty-six	zarisaic
fill, to	carita
finger	kiitrik
fire	aitsa
firefly	kiishkwic'
fireplace	aitsiish
fish	tippaziit
five	kiiric
512	skwiric
flame	aitsa
flammable	aic'ik'
flavor	kairipsa
flower	kwiiptesh
fly, to	riishtra
flying squirrel	riikshaziit
food	krassa
fool, to	rista
for	tra
forest	kwiirtsa
forever	cicritpa
forty	kiirisaic
forty-eight	ciricriish, kaikshaic
four	ciric
freeze, to	kacrip
fried	ait'et'akiit
friend	kiirit
frightened, to be	kayiik
fruit	teshkait
fry, to	ait'et'a
full	carikiit
fun	tritpa
fungus	kwarisa
fungus, brown	ceshkwarisa
fur	trissa
furry	trispa
future-tense	zik
garden	tekshasiish
gender	kiirtsari, sarikiirt
gift	katsa
girl	kiirtrit
give birth, to	kiipca
give out, to	takacta
give, to	kaca
glider	riikshaziit
gnaw, to	rikta
go, to	siishtra
good	trit
goodbye	taket'ra
government	teksik
grain of sand	cretsa
grasshopper	cirikwic'
gray	treshpa
green	teshpa
greeting	triikrik
greeting between close friends	akii!
gross, one (144)	caric
grow, to	ziiktra
had	ip
hair	zatrissa
halfling	yiitarik
hand	kiitsa
handshake	kiitsik
hang (from), to	zarikat'a
happy	tritwic'
hard	crippa
hare	crak'saziit	
has	ki
hate	citkii
have	ki
have, to	tiita
he	iri
head	raiksa
healthy	ec'it
hear	crak'ta
hear!	acrak'!
heart	kepsa
heat	aitpa
hello!	aras!
help	arkpa
help!	ark!
help, to	arkta
herbivore	tekshakras
here	kekshiish
here!	akesh!
hide, to	kriicta
hire, to	karit
home	striisa
home, to go	striitra
honest	tacarkpa
hot	aitpa
how	skwik'
how are you?	skwik' ciirk?
hug	kiikat'a
human	yiita
humanoid	yiitakiicit
hunter	ziitsakras
hurry, to	sipca
hurt, to	yaikca, yaiktrik'
I	taik
I volunteer!	ataik!
idea	raiktakiit
if	za
illuminate, to	takiish
illusion	rispa
immortal	yiirkcit
improve, to	katrit
in	satrik'
in	trik'
in order to	tra
in place	siishtrik'
in the middle	keptrik'
incisor file	rikciit
infant	kiipcarit
inscription, carved	cristakiit
insect	kwic'ik
insect soup	kwic'tip
insert, to	trik'ta
inside	trik', satrik'
interior	trik'
into	trik'ta
invertebrate	ziitrik
is	ki
it	iri
join, to	cipka, ka'ik
joining	cipsik
joint	cipsa
judge	carkrit
juice	kaitsic
jump (to)	cirita
jumper	cirik
kangaroo rat	cirizai
kill, to	yiirkca
killer	yiirkcik
kiss (to)	cissacip
know, to	riikpa
knowledge	riikpa
language	cispa
laugh	kairikiiri
leader	cistik
learn, to	riikta	
learning	riikta
leave, to	tasiishtra
less	kip
let's have a ritual!	atriik!
lick, to	kairikat'a
life	kiipsa
light	kiiksha
light, to	takiish
listen	crak'ta
listen, to	tacrak'ta
live, to	kiipsa
logic	citwic'
look for, to	tarasta
look, to	rasta
lord	cik'rit
love	kiita, zakii
love, to	kiita
love-touch	kiikat'a
loved one	carikep, kiitik
lover	takiirit
magnet	kiisha
make sense, to	riic'a
make, to	kiic'a
maker	kiic'ik'
male	saripa
male person	saririt
mammal	trissaziit
man	saririt
manual	kiitra
many	skwiri
master	riiktakiit
mate	cipsikrit
mating	cipsik
may	tripsik
meat	ziitsic
meet, to	ket'a
metal	tetsa
metamorphosis	yiiptakiit
method	skwik'a
mind	riitsa
mole (animal)	criptaziit
mollusk	kriicraziitrik
moon	wiiksa
more	tep
most	zatep
mother	kiirt
mouse	tric'rik
mouth	cissa
much	skwiri
music	kaipsik
must	raish
mutant	yiiptasa
mutual love	ak'iita
name	yiiripsa
name, to	yiirica
near death	yiirk'at'a
necessary	raishpa
necessity	raiksha
need	raiksha
need, to	raishta
nine	ziikic
ninety-six	saicriish
ninja knight	yiikcarit
no	ci
no!	acit!
noise	kwek'sa
nonsense	riic'it
not	cit
number	ikakpa
oak tree	skiic'ra
of course!	askwiri!
off	katra
offspring	istrit
old	critra
on	kat
one	ik
108	ziikicriish
144	caric
132	criishtacriish
120	ak'iiricriish
one who is holding a ritual	tatriikrit
one, to become	ka'ik
onto	kat'a
open, to	ziirkca
or	it
order	tekpa
origin	rippa
out	trik'ra
oven	aitsiish
over	ziik
pain	yaikpa
pain, (to be) in	yaiktrik'
park	tekshasiish
past-tense	ip
pay attention, to	tacrak'ta
peanut	akskiic'
pebble	shepsa
penetrate, to	ciik'ta
person	ritsa
place	siish
plan	kiitka
plant	teksha
poetry	kwiipcista
point	skitpa
power	cik'pa
pregnant	istra
prepare food, to	krasca
present!	akesh!
present-tense	ki
pretty	kwiiprik
priest	critriik
purple	wiikpa
put, to	kat'a, siish
puzzle	eshtasa
puzzle, to	eshta
puzzle-box	eshtatrik'sa
pygmy	yiitarik
question	zapsa
quite	skiri
rabbit	crak'saziit
rain	tipkit
rat	zaicis, tric'
reason	kiripsa, riitpa
relative	kiicparit
remove, to	trik'ra
return, to	sisiishtra
ritual	triik
ritual-master	critriik
rock	shepsa
rodent	zaisha
rodent "primates"	zaikiicit
rodent of unusual size	zazaisha
roll, to	skwiipta
ruler	tekrit
run, to	yiic'ta
sad	kaswic'
sand	cretsic
sand, grain of	cretsa
sandy	cretra
say, to	cista
scare, to	yiikca
scratch, to	crista
search, to	tarasta
see, to	rasta
seek, to	tarasta
sense	kariik, riitpa
sense, to	kariik
sentient being	ciirktaziit
seven	zaric
seventy-two	kaishcriish
sex	kiirtsari, sarikiirt
shadow	wikpa
shadowy figure	wikrit
she	iri
shell	kriic
short	ciishkra
sick	ecra
sick, to get	ka'ec
sister	kiirtpakiic
six	kaish
sixteen	aksaic
sixty	kiiricriish
sixty-four	saisaic
skill	crikiitra
sky	ziiksha
sky blue	ziishpa
sleep, to	kwista
slow	citsip
slug	kriic'it
small	caishpa
small animal	ziitrik
small friend	kiirik
small one	caishrit
snail	kriicraziitrik
soft	kispa
soil	cripsic
solid	crippa
solidify, to	kacrip
soup, acorn	skiic'tip
soup, cricket	kiirikwic'tip
source of power	cik'ca
speak, to	cista
speaker	cistik
speech	cista
speed	sippa
spirit	cwispa
spotless	karkcit
squirrel	triishtaziit
squirrel, flying	riikshaziit
start	rippa
start, to	ripta
stone (material)	shepsic
student	riiktarit
stupid	citriik
such	cik
sun	traiksa
surprise, exclamation of	ayiikca!
surprise, to	za'eshta
swarm of insects	kwiirtsakwic'
sweet	kaitpa
sweetheart	carikep
tail	ciipsa
take, to	katra
taste	kairipsa
taste, to	kairita
tasteless	kairicit
teach, to	riikca
teacher	riikcik'
telepathy	riiksik
ten	ak'iiric
termite	kwarikwic'
than	ta
that (adj)	ta
that (pron)	tasa
that one	tasa
that reason	takiri
the	sa
the (pl.)	sa'i
then	ta
there	tasiish
these (adj)	keshi
these (pron)	kekshi
they	iki
think, to	raikta
thirty-six	tiirpcriish
thirty-two	cirisaic
this (adj)	kesh
this (pron)	keksha
this one	keksha
those (adj)	ta'i
those (pron)	tasi
three	tiirp
thrinn	risparit
through	ciik'
thunder	cartsa
time	critpa
to	tra
today	traik
tomorrow	traikta
tongue	kairisa
tongue-click	kairikiiri
tongue-gesture	kairisik
tongue-joining	kairicip
too	stiip
too much	stiip
tool	ciitsa
tooth	riksa
toothless	rikcik
touch (emotionally), to	wic'kat'a
touch, to	kat'a
touch-ritual	kat'atriik
touching	wic'kat'a
tree rat, extinct	citrik
tribe	kiicit
trick, to	rista
trickster	ristacik'
true	cark
try, to	tiirkta
turn, to	skwiipta
turtle	kriicra
twelve	ak'aish, criish
twenty-four	akcriish, tiirpsaic
twins	ak'iip
two	ak
under	zari
under, to go	kazari
understand, to	riic'a
unhappy	kaswic'
unify, to	ka'ik
use, to	ciitka
vast	zayiip
vegetarian	tekshakras
very	skwiri
want, to	ziita
was, were	ip
wasp	triiktakwic'
water	tipsic
waterfall	skriic'tip
way	skwik'a
we	taikra
well, ... (interjection)	cricis
well, to get	ka'ec'it
wet	tippa
wet, to get	katip
what	yiit
what (a)	cik
wheel	skwiipsa
where	zasiish
whether	za
white	kiishpa
who	yiitik
why	zakiri
will be	zik
will have	zik
wind	cwissa
with	sara
woe!	akas!
woman	kiirtrit
word	cistakiit
write, to	cristakit
writing	cristakiit
Yeequitch (Mizarian moon)	yiikwic'
yes	ca
yes!	acark!
yesterday	traiksi
you	zaish
you (plural)	zaishi
young	siicra
young boy	saririk
young girl	kiirtrik
young one	istrik
Your (His, Her) Majesty	teri
Zaik	zaiik
Zaik, young	zaiikrik
zireen	ziriit
zoray	zaziriit

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