Akoose–English Dictionary


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edim é nnyɔgeʼdim bé nnyɔgn7/8tin of kernel oil
edipɛn7something found (without effort)
edísaŋeʼdísaŋn7/8leaves, from yam
edogédogeʼdogédogn7/8shadowSyn.edəə́dəŋ 2
edog mengɔnɛ́n1dusk (when the sky is red), twilightEdog mengɔnɛ́ abídé.It is dusk.
edoken7deceit, deceiving, cheatingEdoke éche nyíbɛlɛɛ́ á dyad-té hɛ́n, éebooʼɛ́.The cheating which you do here in town is not good.
edúbén7honour, respectAne mod awóó edúbé.That man is respected.Nzé ebagé wɛɛ́n edúbé, mə́ʼɛ ábɛ̄ wɛ.If you honour your friend, he will honour you too.Cf.âdúbe
edudun7foolishness
eʼdum1n14growtheʼdum éʼ nzag e kɔfí,growth of the coffee farm.
eʼdum2n14seizure, seizing
eʼdum3medumn14/6thorny tree produces fruits used to make kɔ̂ used for dancing stickles ?
eduneʼdunn7/8millionAkudé edun ehɔ́g ne éʼkə́lé éʼláán.He has one million three thousand.
edúneʼdúnn7/8blind snakeEdún é nyə̌ ésɔ́lé mə́ á ndáb.The blind snake has come into his house.
edúndɛ́ é nyə̌eʼdúndɛ́ éʼ nyə̌n7/8Calabar sand boaCalabaria reinhardtii
edusɛnn7baptismAkudé edusɛn.He received baptism.Edusɛn é bɛ̌ndem édé chǎn.The childrenʼs baptism is tomorrow.Cf.ndusɛ́n
edyɛ́n7eating, food
edyɛ́baábɛbedyɛ́baábɛn1/2MacKinnonʼs shrikeLanius mackinnoniAdé nɛ̂ mbyɛɛ, edyɛ́ yə̌lɛ.He is like the hawk, he betrays his brother. (Prov.)
eʼdyɛ́ɛnmedyɛ́ɛnn14/6meat, fish, vegetables eaten with foodEʼdyɛ́ɛn éʼmáá á ndáb.There are no more food accompaniments in the house.
edyɛ́ mekii mékúbɛbedyɛ́ mekii mékúbɛn1/2kind of snake; confusing egg eaterDasypeltis confusa
edyɛ̌njémɛbedyɛ̌njémɛn1/2kind of fish
edyəgn7sweat, perspirationEdyəg ésɔ́bté me.I am soaked with sweat.Syn.ebábé2
eʼdyəgmedyəgn14/6hiding place, living placeNgom ésɔ́lé á medyəg.The porcupines went to their hiding place.
edyəŋgeeʼdyəŋgeDial.var.edəŋgen7/8loveEdyəŋge éche ane mod bə́ mwaád échábé ámīn.That man has great love for his wife.Cf.mbâmtɛn mé edəŋge
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