Akoose–English Dictionary


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âbɔm ásēv.phknock down, make to fallKibnéd mə́ ntóŋ, boŋ ébɔm mə́ áse.Twist his stick and make him fall.
âbɔ́me nló-ev.expnod oneʼs head
âbɔmɛn-ɛnvbeat withAbɔmné mə́ ekáá.He beat him with his hand.
âbɔ́mɛn-ɛnvsleep lightly
âbɔmɛn nlóv.exphead (ball)Abɔmné bɔ́ɔl nló.He headed the ball.
âbɔmted-tedv1beat very hard2flogAbɔmtaad metráase.She is beating the mattress.
âbɔmted yə̌l ásev.expthrow oneself downAbɔmtáádtáá yə̌l áse.She was throwing herself down.
âbɔnvpick upMeléedɛ abwágtɛ bɛ̌ndem áte aá bébɔnɛ mepab.The teacher is making the students to move to and fro to pick up papers.
âbɔn áte1v.phselect2vchooseBɔ̌n kón áte.Choose some beans.3vsort
abɔŋkidn5kind of leaf (resembles chyěŋgwaa, used for sóŋ)
abɔ́ɔ́mebɔ́ɔ́n5/6heapAkúmé á abɔ́ɔ́ á kaké.He heaped the cocoa into a pile.abɔ́ɔ́ á hyǒn,heap of firewood.
âbɔɔ-ev.adjrot, be rottenMbód ebɔɔdé.The goat is rotten.âbɔɔd
âbɔ́ɔv1be lost, get lostMbód ebɔ́ɔ́ me.My goat is missing.2lackCf.âbɔ́dâbɔ́ɔnâbɔ́ɔtɛn
âbɔɔd-edvmake rotten, leave to rotAbɔɔdté nyam á melám.He let the animal rot in the traps.
âbɔ́ɔn-ɛnvescape, fleeNgáne béhɔ́bé bán Kɔ́dɛ achíbé klɔ́ke, abɔ́ɔ́né mechîb á ahín.Because Kode is accused of stealing a clock/watch he has run away.
âbɔ́ɔtɛn-tɛnvlose, get lostAbɔ́ɔ́tɛ́né me á dǐd-te.I lost sight of him.
âbúbvroast (by/over the fire)âbúbe
âbúbe-evwarm (by the fire) in order to soften (leaves)Búbé chyaá é eʼtɔm.Soften the plantain leaf by the fire.
âbubed-edvsquintAbubtɛ mǐd áte.He squints.Cf.ebubud
abúbóŋmebúbóŋn5/6kneeCheé ébɛ́lé wɛ abúbóŋ?What happened to your knee?
abudmebudn.mod5/61desertedAbud á hóm.Deserted farm.2uncleared bush3isolated clump of trees, grass
âbudv.auxmuch, be much; have muchAbudé kón awén.He planted a lot of beans.Bǔd mesáá apád.Pluck a lot of plums.
abuden5kind of fern (hung in farm to forestall theft of crops, believed to give gonorrhoea to those who steal from it)
abudɛkoŋn5kind of banana (short, hard in middle)
abugDial.var.ofabog