Akoose–English Dictionary


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bwâamSpell.var.bwâmDualabwǎm̀adv.m1well2goodBébɛ́nlé me bwâam tómtɛ́né nchii.They surpassed themselves in doing good to me.
bwǎln14trough (for making palm oil)Bedúne mbíí á bwǎl.They crush palm nuts in a trough.
bwǎlen14lazinessAdé bwǎle âbɛl dé nsɔ́n.He is lazy in doing his work.Bwǎle éʼdíi nkole mé mbéb.Laziness is a bad disease.
bwâmSpell.var.ofbwâam
bwambíDualabwambí1adv.mvery2manyEne mbaaŋgé ekəlé bwambí.That cocoyam is very big.
bwâmbwam1adv.degmany2adv.mvery wellBad béhyédé ene kwééd bwâmbwam.Many people attended that death celebration.3adv.mmostly, specially; more so
bwáŋbwaŋideounsteadily; recklesslySyn.bwə́ŋbwəŋ
bwéed1adv.tlater on2before, earlier on, the other timeSóo dɛ̌nyēnnē bwéed.We will meet later on.
bwɛlPl.mɛln14/61treeÉʼbé bwɛl éʼchábé ámīn.This tree is tall.2stickBɛ̌ me bwɛl bé éʼkɛ́ hɛ̂.Give me that fencing stick.3medicineAmwâg bwɛl.He is taking medicine.Nzé mod akollɛʼ, ébɛ mə́ bwɛl.If the person is sick, give him some medicine.
bwɛl-amǐnɛneverything above, creation above
bwɛl éʼ ngande e mbúún14flame tree, flamboyant treeDelonix regia
bwɛl éʼ yukalítusmɛl mé yukalítusn14/6eucalyptus tree
bwə̌gn14loanNkií bwə̌g wê anén wɛɛ́d.I got a loan from this friend.
bwə́ŋbwəŋideounsteadily, recklesslySyn.bwáŋbwaŋ
bwǐn
by-pfxnoun prefix for class 8, preceding vowel initial stems
byaán81plural of chyaá2vegetation
byánánDuala ?conjas thoughSyn.nɛ̂ngáne
byěm, bwěm n81plural of chǒm2clothes
byɛ́ɛEnglishn1/2beerByɛ́ɛ akóbe mod.Beer makes a man drunk.