Akoose–English Dictionary


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eʼdeln.mod141weight, heavinessEʼdel bé metámbé éʼtómé eʼdel bé benyɔpyɛ̂.Shoes are heavier than socks.2importance, dignity
eʼdeltedn.mod14heaviness
edɛ́moDualaedɛmon7fashionCf.abɛ́âbɛ́-dédebɛ́
edəə́dəŋeʼdəə́dəŋn7/81spirit2shadowSyn.edogédogedəə́dəŋ é mbéb
Edəə́dəŋ éche Ésááɒːn.pr7Holy Spirit
edəə́dəŋ é mbébeʼdəə́dəŋ bé mbébn7/8evil spirit
edibeʼdibn7/8lakeNchóm a edib awě adé á ebwóge awóó ngíne tóma mmwaád a edib.The male crater lake is more powerful than the female lake.Cf.edíbmendíbmmwaád a edibnchóm a edib
edíbeʼdíbn7/81stream, riverÉchê edíb ékə́lé áte.That stream is big.2(body of) watereʼchɛ bé edíb,depth of the water.Cf.edibmendíb
edib é mmwaádn7female lake (on Mt Mwanenguba)
edib é nchómn7male lake (on Mt Mwanenguba)
edíb é nkwɛ̌eʼdíb bé nkwɛ̌n7/8sea, oceanEdíbênkwɛ̌ édé á Viktória.The sea is at Victoria (now Limbe).Syn.mwɛ̌nze
edib é nzabeʼdib éʼ nzabn7/8lake, e.g., twin lakes on Mt Mwanenguba
edibɛneʼdibɛnn7/8seal
edibnedeʼdibnedn7/81opener for bottle, can, etc2key3catch of door
eʼdiimediin14/6seat, place, positionEʼdii éʼ mod ambáá bə̂ bê.That is a seat for an important man.Eʼdii béebooʼɛ́ me hɛ́n.This seat is not good for me here.
ediídiŋgeeʼdiídiŋgen7/8picture
edíímwɛn7end of year, period of staying at home, has been replaced by Christmas
edíkáDuala ?n.mod7greedinessSyn.adəŋ á chǒmekwôlmetɔg 1
eʼdimmedimn14/6misfortune, woe, curseEʼdim éʼtáné mə́ á ndáb-te.He encountered misfortune in his house.Cf.âdim
edim1eʼdimn7/81cone (of oil palm)Edim é dií éwóó ekud é mbíí áte.There are many nuts in a palm tree cone.2whole round fruit no longer on the tree
edim2eʼdimn7/8medicine for childhood sickness (contains achaŋ ányanyag)
edim3eʼdimn7/8tinedim é nnyɔg
edimdimn.mod71foolishness2dullness
edímékəleʼdímékəln7/8spirit, short invisible people who can kill others, devilsEdímékəl ékáá Ebakwɛ́ɛ́ ndáb.A "spirit" seized Ebakwɛɛʼs house.Eʼdímékəl éʼwúɛʼ bad.Devils kill people.