Akoose–English Dictionary


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âchedv1make soft, weakenChěd mesáá á dǔ-te bwâm.Soften the plums well on the fire.2calm, relaxBéchédé bə́ ekɛ á nzii.They did not hurry their journey.âchedɛn
âchédvmake a soundAchéde metam.He is making a roaring sound.
âchedɛn-ɛnvbe gentle with
âched yə̌lv.exp1calm down; be patient; be relaxed2be attentive
acheebDial.var.ofacheb
âchele-evblock offAkə́ə́ meláá boŋ mendíb méchele.He piles stones to block off the water.Achellé mendíb aá méetōmɛ̄ɛ̄ á mbəŋ.He blocked off the water from flowing down.
âchelɛn-ɛnvbulge
âchemvrecognize, realizeWɛ̌chem mə́ nzé enyéné mə́.You will recognize him when you see him.âchemledâchemtedeʼchemeʼchemlédnchemtɛn
âchemled-ledvrecognize
âchemted-tedvcause to understandNdúpé pɔ́le eché áchémtédé me áte.I understand/agree with what he made clear to me.
âchemtɛn-tɛnv.adjbe weakMwǎn achemtɛ́nɛ́ mɛ.My child is weak.
âchémtɛn-tɛnvagree, accept
âchene-evleave; let goChené me hɛ́n.Leave me here.âchenned
âchene ásē-evput down, let downAchenné tíkɔb ásē.He put down the teacup.
âchenned-nedv1let looseChennéd ekon.Let the pole loose.2leave to, bequeathSáá achennédé mə́ mbwɔ́g.Father bequeathed the property to him.
âchɛvplace (net)
achɛ̂dmechɛ̂dn5/6kind of tree (used for trapping birds)Bɛ̌ndem bélámɛʼ á achɛ̂d-se.Children trap (birds) under the achɛ̂d tree.
âchɛ́d ámīnv.ph1jump upAchɛ́dé ámīn.He jumped up.2bounceMeláá méchɛ́dtɛʼ mǒto ámīn.Stones are bouncing on top of the car.
âchɛ́le-evcallChɛ́lé me mwǎn níníí wɛɛ́ hyǎg.Call that child to come to me.âchɛ́nlednchɛ́le
achɛ́le dé Edəə́dəŋ éche Ésááɒːn5invocation of the Holy Spirit
âchɛ́nled-ledvcall forChɛ́nléd me ane mod.Call that man for me.
achə̌mechə̌n5/6thornNzín e dií edé achə̌ dé mbéb.Palm tree thorns are very bad.
âchə́1FutNeg.êechə́ə́Impf.achɔ̂gPerf.achódévput a little oilAchɔgé mǒl á ndyééd-te.She put a little oil in the food.Cf.âchɔg1
âchə́2v1fall (of rain or hail)Mbúú ehɛdɛ achə́.It is going to rain.Rain wants to fall.2pass (of storm)Cf.âchɔg2âchə́əted
âchə́əDial.var.âchyə́əv1hold, handle, hold backAchə́ŋgé mbód á mekuu.He held the goat by the legs.2be disciplinedMmwaád awě adé nkog atə́ŋgɛ́né yə̌l achə́ə bwâm.A pregnant woman must be very disciplined.