Akoose–English Dictionary


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ehə́ŋgéeʼhə́ŋgén7/8announcement (made by town crier), message, newsEhə́ŋgé ébídé bán békɛ bétyêm nzii.The town crier announced that they should go and clear the road.Cf.âhə́ə
ehideʼhidn7/8bone
ehid é ekəgɛ́leʼhid bé eʼkəgɛ́ln7/8shoulder blade
ehid-é-mbwɛ́ɛn1/2very hard small tree producing fruits eaten by birds. Used for forked sticks
ehíín.mod14hardness (of wood, etc.)Ane mod abédé ehíí é mod.That man was very strong.
ehíí é bwɛln14iron treeLophira procera? (L. alata?)Cf.etogekudɛ
ehíí é eʼchomn7iron drum treeEhíí é eʼchom ébóó mebámbé.This hard wood is good for planks.
ehííhyə̄gə̄n7asthma
eʼhínn.mod14blacknessEʼhín ábī éʼdíī nɛ̂ píndé.He is black as gunpowder.
ehínde é byaán7greenblack of leaf
ehínde é ngubélɛnn7blueblack of rainbow
ehíndɛɛbehíndɛɛn1/2black one
Ehíndɛɛn.pr1Black river, name of a riveron the road between Ebonji and Kumba, with black stones below the water
ehíndɛɛ kémbehíndɛɛ bé kémn1/2black monkeyAbwémé ehíndɛɛ kém.He shot a black monkey.
ehíntɛ́nn7darknessEhíntɛ́n ékóbé bad á nzii.It got dark while they were still on the road.
ehíntɛ́nɛ, ehíntɛ́nnɛn1/2kind of shrubPsychotria peduncularis
ehinzén71indecencySyn.nzinze 12mean
ehitéd é nlémn.mod7/8wickedness
ehóhón7/8empty, emptiness
eholomn71gluttonAne mod adé eholom á yə̌l-ee.That man is a glutton.2greedCf.holom
ehólómn7hole, hollow place; hollow, emptinessNtyə́g ńwóó ehólóm áte.The log drum is hollow inside.Cf.hólóm
ehóneʼhónn7/8axeAtédé ehón, akií bwɛl akwɛle.He took an axe and went to cut down a tree.Ehón ésɛ́nlé nhén káa nchág.The handle of the axe is broken.
ehoŋ é meŋgáŋeʼhoŋ éʼ meŋgáŋn7/8large dung beetleHeliocopris spp
eʼhoŋ éʼ ndɔɔbeʼhoŋ éʼ ndɔɔbn7/8ground beetleAnthis spp
ehoŋ é nduueʼhoŋ éʼ nduun7/8large green beetle (always found on bitter herbs)