Akoose–English Dictionary


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ehoŋ é ngəeʼhoŋ éʼ ngən7/8tiger beetleMegacephala spp
ehoŋ é nyóodoːeʼhoŋ éʼ nyóodn7/8bee-flyBombyliidae
ehoŋ é nzyɔgeʼhoŋ éʼ nzyɔgn7/8Hercules beetle
ehoŋ é pípíneʼhoŋ éʼ pípínn7/8longhorn beetleMacrotoma spp
ehoodɤːn7greed
ehɔ́bmehɔ́bn7/61voiceAwóó mwǎmpīn mé ehɔ́b.He has a small voice.2speech3talkÉchê ehɔ́b éesaá mbále.What you say is not true.4language5court case6noise
eʼhɔ́gnum1one, for nouns of classes 14 and 192(with plural nouns) some (cl. 8)Cf. -hɔ́g
ehɔ́gnum1one, for nouns of class 72some (with plural nouns of class 10)Cf. -hɔ́g
ehuhun.mod7/8foolish, bad, irresponsibleAbɛle eʼhuhu bé mbɛntéd.He does foolish things.ehuhu é mod
ehuhu é modeʼhuhu éʼ badn7/8untrustworthy, irresponsible person
ehuleʼhuln7/8small fishing net; fishing basket (for women)Ehul ésánlé á edíb-te.The net was stretched out in the stream.Cf.ahɔ̂d
ehúlhúlɛbehúlhúlɛn1/2cotton (from buma tree)Ehúlhúlɛ éhúné.Buma cotton has fallen down.
ehumn7joy at the expense of another personAságe ehum.He rejoices at the expense of sb. else.
ehúméDial.var.ofewúmé
eʼhúnn14beating of the heart, heart beatMod ewêmtaan mam ḿme mɛ́pɛɛ́n eʼhun bé nlém.One should not think about things that would make one scared or frightened.
ehúun7return, returningEhúu é Ndyán éwóŋté me ndutul.My return to Ndyan gave me a lot of trouble.
ehyáŋeʼhyáŋn7/81desertSyn.ehyáŋge2bush fireEhyáŋ é muú ébídé.A bush fire broke out.3remains (of burnt-on food in pot)Cf.nhyáŋehyáŋ é kón
ehyáŋ é kónn7burnt beans
ehyáŋgeeʼhyáŋgen7/8desertSyn.ehyáŋ 1
eʼhyɛ́n.mod14heat, hotness, hotEʼhyɛ́ bé eʼkíde éʼdé á ndáb-te.It is hot in the house.
ehyɔ́mtédeʼhyɔ́mtédn7/8something bent, crookedAwóó eʼhyɔ́mtéd éʼ mǐd.He is cross-eyed.
ehyɔ́ɔneʼhyɔ́ɔnn7/8broomTéd ehyɔ́ɔn chíníí, ébɛ me.Get that broom over there and give it to me.
eʼkaaaː?n14elephant grassSyn.eʼsisoŋ
ekaáɒː?eʼkaán7/81basket (used in fishing, tied on the waist)Ahédé súu á ekaá áte.He put the fish into the basket.A mwɛ́ɛ̄, bɛ̌ me ekaá échōŋ ńkɛɛn ályɔg.My friend, give me your basket for going fishing.Syn.ekan2fish trap (net), calabash shaped
ekáámekáán7/6hand, armMbwəŋ mé ekáá ńkə́lé mə́.His forearm is big.Cf.mekááekáá é mbááekáá é mwɛdekáá é tɔne