Akoose–English Dictionary


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âyɛle-ɛnvbe forward; be disrespectful, interrupt when people are speaking, insolent; do what is beyond youAne mod ayɛllɛʼ.That man is too forward.
âyɛ́le-evwither
ayɛnmeyɛnn5/6wine (from oil palm)
âyəg1v.adj1be redAyəgɛ nɛ́ɛ mbin.He is red like a deer.Syn.âtán22be ripe, ripenâyəgedeʼyəgeyəke
âyəg2vbe wild
âyəg3vbe folded
ayə́gen51learning2lessonNwɛsɛn mə̂ ńhɛdnɛʼ áyə̄le ayə́ge.It is perseverance which is necessary for learning.
âyəgeDial.var.ofâyɔge
âyə́ge-evlearn, studyAyə́gké ehɔ́b é Íŋglīse.He learnt English.N'yə́gké ásē á esukúle é mesyɔn.I studied at the mission school.ayə́geayə́gedâyə́gtɛn
ayə́gedn5teaching
âyəged-edvmake ripeAyəgté nsule á ahín-tê ḿmē ákwɛllé.He left the bananas which he cut to ripen in the bush.
âyə́ged-edvteachN'yə́gtɛ́ mə́ kálag.I taught him.
âyə́gɛn-ɛnvlie acrossAyə́gné á nzii-tê aá mǒto méetōmɛ̄ʼ.He was lying across the road saying no vehicle should go past.
âyə́gtɛn-tɛnvmimic, imitate (with intent to annoy)Yə́gtɛ́n mə́ ngáne áhɔ́bɛɛ́.Imitate how he talks.
á yə̌l eprepon behalf of
áyə̄le1conjbecause2prepfor3onáyə̄le ḿmê nkɔɔd-tê, bétə̄ə̄ ...on this cord, they tie ...4from among
áyə̄le nɛ́nconjbecauseCf.ebánjá
âyɔge-eDial.var.âyəge1v.auxalways, usuallyNgwanɛ́ ayɔgé akule.Ngwane is always ill.Ayɔgké apɛ hɛ́n.He always came here.2vnever (with negative verb)Éeyɔgkɛɛ́ apɛ hɛ́n.He never comes here.Cf.âlyɔge