Akoose–English Dictionary


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aboben5sky
abobe á dyǒbn5/6sky, firmamentAbobe á dyǒb ásóŋtédé.Only a small part of the sky is seen.Syn.ngob e dyǒb
abobe dé etɔmmebobe mé etɔmn5/6outer layer of plantain stemNyíhɛ̂ abobe dé etɔm áyə̄le tânke é mendíb.Put the plantain layer as a gutter.
abodmebodn5/6mat for thatchingBɛ̌ me abod á mbuu.Give me a roofing mat.
âbód átev.ph1shrinkÉchê epɛd é abad ébōōtēdē abód áte.That patch of cloth will begin to shrink.2slim, be emaciatedEne ngɔndéde ébódé áte.The girl has slimmed down, is emaciated.
âbodɛn áse-ɛn1v.phduck downBodɛ́n áse, boŋ eenyénɛ́ wɛ!Duck down so that he doesnʼt see you!Hɛ̂ ábódné ásē, boŋ koŋge étōmē ámīn.Then he ducked down and the cartridge passed above him.2vto be loaded down, weighed downMǒto mébódné áse.The car is weighed down. / The car has a low clearance.
abogDial.var.abugnumnineAwóó nkute ń kɔfí abog.He has nine bags of coffee.
abógmebógn5/6fracture, dislocationSɛ́ Nkwɛlɛ mə́ asimɛʼ abóg á Nyɛ̄səsé.Mr Nkwele is the one who mends fractures in Nyasoso.
âbógv1break, sprainAbógé ekuu.He broke a leg.2load a gunAmaá nkumbé abóg.He loaded the gun.abógâbógé ekuuâbógted
âbógé ekuu-ev.expto have a dislocation, sprainSɔ́mbé ébógké ekuu.The bride has a dislocated/sprained foot.
âbógted-tedvbreak into pieces, halves
âbólvforce
abómmebómn5/6penisSyn.nchɔg
âbomv1meetDébom hɛ́níí, boŋ déhɔ́bɛʼ.Letʼs meet over there and talk.2to be enough, completeAsaŋ dé eʼwóŋgé ábómé.The property/items needed for the wedding are complete.âbomedâbomɛnâbomlɛnâbomtɛn
abom dé aloŋn5traditional meeting of eldersmeeting of country
abom dé nloŋn5traditional meeting of Elung elders
âbome-evnailAbommé abámbé á ndáb.He nailed a plank on the house.âbomnedebomned
âbomed-edv1arrange a meeting2add, complete something, payBoméd mesoŋgé ḿme ńkálɛɛ́ wɛ.Complete the number of things requested of you.
âbomɛn-ɛnvmeet withBomɛ́n nyoó á nzii!Meet with your mother on the road!Nzɛlɛ́ abomné Epyɛɛ á dyɔn.Nzelle met Epie in the market.
âbomlɛn-lɛnvattack
âbomned-nedv1make something for somebody2nail toBomnéd me ádê abámbé.Nail that plank for me.
âbomted-tedvcollect money, complete the amount, give full sumBomtéd me ḿmem mɔné.Give me the full amount of the money.
âbomtɛn-tɛnv1join together; bring together (things)2put at loggerheadsNziɛ́ adəə́ bad nló abomtɛn áte.Nzie likes to put people at loggerheads.
âbomtɛn mekəg átev.expkissHɛ̂ bébómtɛ́né mekəg áte.Then they kissed.
abónmebónn5/61shrine, sanctuary2reserved place