Akoose–English Dictionary


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bekán bé mbwɔ́gn2protectors, peacemakers
bekomékomn2slave quarter, slave villageSiné me á bekomékom.Wait for me in the slave quarter.
békɔ̄ɔ̄lēadjnew (for nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19)Cf.-ekɔ́ɔ́lé1
bekúln1/2women on husbands side; women descended from one ancestorSyn.bǎn bé bebaádCf.nkúl
bekum bé bwěmn2players
bekum bé ngaŋn2divinersCf.nkum1
bekwɛ̌kwɛ̌ bé badn2lowly people
beln141war2fighting3bloodshed4spectacle (something which pulls crowds)áyə̄le bel ábe ámbootédtɛ́ á nkoŋ-tê...because of the trouble which began in the city...
béláánnumthree (for nouns of class 2)
belyə́ged bé mwembén2elders
bémbááadjbig (for nouns of class 2)Cf. -mbáá2
bemboóPl.ofmboó
bémpēeadjother(s) (for nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19)Cf. -mpée
bén~demthis, these; proximal demonstrative pronoun, follows nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19bad bén,these people.
běnemph.demthemselves; emphatic pronoun (for nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19)