Akoose–English Dictionary


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echóg é mendíboːeʼchóg bé mendíbn7/8well
echogtédn.mod7dirtiness
eʼchommechomn14/6drum treeCordia millenii (C. platythyrsa?); Terminalia superbaBésale eʼchom mekon.They split poles from eʼchom.
echoŋ1mechoŋn7/6back (of bird)
echoŋ2eʼchoŋn7/81companionship, companion, accompaniment, friendshipMɛ̌bɛl echoŋ.I will accompany (you).Syn.asón12a group of people moving together, gang, group3swarm
echoŋ3possyour (sg.); possessive pronoun second person singular, precedes nouns of class 9echoŋ nguu,your pig.
échoŋpossyour (sg.); possessive pronoun second person singular, precedes nouns of classes 7 and 10échoŋ nguu,your pigs.
eʼchooɤːDial.var.eʼchəən.mod14bitter taste, bitterEʼchoo éʼ nduu éʼtómé áte.Bitter leaf is too bitter.
eʼchoóchoŋn141survival from illness, healing2salvationmod e eʼchoóchoŋ,saviour.Eʼchoóchoŋ éʼdíi ne mwǎn e Dyǒb.Salvation belongs to the son of God.
eʼchootedɤːDial.var.eʼchəətedn.mod14bitterness
eʼchɔ̂bmechɔ̂bn14/6fish hookEʼchɔ̂b éʼtyə́gé mə́ á edíb-te.His fish hook got stuck in the river.
echɔgeʼchɔgn7/8surreptitious, magical poison, night poisonBéhédé mə́ echɔg.They put poison for him.Mə́ abagé mə́ echɔg chén.He has given him this poison.
echɔ́mɛnn7beggingAdəə́ echɔ́mɛn bwâmbwam.He loves to beg.
echǔeʼchǔn7/81point (of spear, stick)2end of hen, abdomen of bird, pelvis, buttocksBeláá bə̂ béwóó echǔ.The "uncles" are the ones who get the abdomen.Syn.abwɔg 3
echumVar.echuméchumn7annual herbPlectranthus monostachyus
echumbulɛbechumbulɛn1/2fleabane, kind of weedConyza sumatrensis
eʼchumtédn.mod14smelling, stinking, rottingNzɛ́ abagé mə́ eʼchumtéd éʼ nyam?Who gave him rotting meat?
eʼchunn.mod14age, oldness, old ageNyub éesaá áyə̄le eʼchun.Gray hair does not mean old age.áʼchun-tê
eʼchuun141honeyEʼchuu bê éʼmáá abɛ́ áte.There is honey in the hive.Sêhudɛ eʼchuu.We are harvesting honey.2beehive
echwáleʼchwáln7/8tree, with thorns and hollow, succulent trunk, resembling papaya, holes are made so bees can nestCylicomorpha somsiiEchwál éewóoʼɛ́ nhoŋ áte.An echwál tree is hollow.
echyáaeʼchyáaDial.var.echáan7/81birth2birth ceremony
-edCntx.var.-t1sfxcausative verb stem suffix (extension)âchumed,cause to smell.
-edésfxverb suffix indicating perfect aspect in minor verbsadyédé,she has eaten.