Akoose–English Dictionary


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âchəəd-edvmake bitter
âchə́əd-edvmake dangleEʼlám éʼchə̂ŋtɛʼ nyam á peme-tê.The trap made the animal dangle in the air.
âchə́əd áte-edv.phcause to go back and forthBeléede bé esukúle béchə̂ŋte bɛ̌ndem áte.The school teachers made the children go back and forth.
âchə́ən-ɛnvseal withBéchə̂ŋnɛ eʼtwɛ́ pid.Drinking calabashes are sealed with wax.
âchə́əted-tedvpour on (of rain)
âchəgv1call, call forA sáŋ, mod achəge wɛ hɛ́n.Father, someone is calling you here.2greetâchəgeâchəgned
achə́gen5climbnchə́ge
âchəge-evgive name
âchə́ge-ev1climb, go upAchə́gké dií ne eháŋ.He climbed the palm tree with a belt.2higher, louder (of voice)âchə́gedâchə́gnedâchə́gted
âchə́ged-edv1cause to climb2put up, put onBéchə́gté mwǎn á tébelɛ.They put the child on the table.3raise up4increase
âchəgned-nedvbe called
âchə́gned-nedvclimb with something or somebodyDə̂ Yésuɛ áchə́gnédé ábī bad ekone éche échábé ámīn.Then Jesus climbed up the high mountain with his followers.
âchə́gted-tedvmake lift forChə́gtéd mə́ nnɔŋ ń ndáb ámīn.Lift up the roof of the house for her.
âchə́lvbe dripping, oozingAchə́lɛʼ ne mekií.He is dripping with blood.Achə́lɛʼ ne ebábé.He is dripping with sweat.
achəŋmechəŋn5/6clusterachəŋ dé asáá.a cluster of plums.
âchəŋvcheck, visit (traps)Akií melám achəŋ.He has gone to check his traps.
âchə́ŋvhang, dangleAchə́ə á peme-tê nɛ̂ eʼnɔn.He is hanging in the air like a bird.Mbɔ́té echə́ə á eʼháŋge.The shirt is hanging on the hanger.âchə́ədâchə́ŋlɛnâchə́ŋnednchə̂ŋlɛn
âchə́ŋ átev.adj.phbe restlessAchə́ə á nzii-tê.He is always found on the road.
âchə́ŋlɛn-lɛn1vhangMbɔ́té échə̂ŋlaan á nkɔɔd.The shirt is hanging on the line.2vdelay, hold onBéchə́ŋlɛn, mbúú ehúɛʼ.Let them hold on for a while, it is going to rain.3v.adjbe reluctant4vhang about5vmove slowlyAchə̂ŋlaan nɛ̂ mod awě eʼhid bésaá á yə̌l.He moves slowly like someone without bones inside.Achə̂ŋlaan á ekɛ-tê.He is moving slowly inside the fence.
âchə́ŋned-nedv1hold on to2supportChə́ŋnéd bwâam, boŋ weehúnɛ́ʼ.Hold on well so that you wonʼt fall.
âchíbvstealAchíbé mbód e mod.He stole someoneʼs goat.âchíbedâchíbɛneʼchîb
âchíbed-edvmake stealEhɛdɛ mə́ achíbed.You want to make him steal (since you donʼt want to feed him).
âchíbɛn-ɛnvsteal fromChíbɛ́n mə́.Steal his things.
âchidvmake somebody cryAchidé mod.He made the person cry.
âchíd1vswellEkáá échídé mə́.His hand swelled up.