Akoose–English Dictionary


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ekáá éche éhyédén7iron fist
ekáá é mbáámekáá mé mbáán7/6right hand
ekáá é mwɛdmekáá mé mwɛdn7/6left hand
ekáá é tɔneeʼkáá éʼ tɔnen7/8pincers (tool)Wɛ̌bɛnléd eʼkáá éʼ tɔnɛ áhūd ene tɔnɛ.You will use pincers to remove that nail.
ekaatɛnaːn1foundation, base2lining of pot with grass
ekag1eʼkagn7/8torch (made traditionally of bamboo)Chǒd ekag.Light the torch.Syn.etrúúkáŋ
ekag2eʼkagn7/81sign, token, symbol2order, instruction; ultimatum, challengeBébágé mə́ ekag bán áhɛ̂ nyag.He was given an ultimatum to produce a cow.
ekag3eʼkagn7/8kind of basket
ekag4n.mod7sourness, staleness (of food)
ekag5n7rust
ekágeʼkágn7/8large kind of edible mushroomEkág édé hyɛn ábē éʼtómtɛ́né aboŋ.Ekag is the best mushroom.
ekágɛleʼkágɛln7/8kind of tree (with thorns, bears red flowers at beginning of dry season, used for making doors and for firewood)Nzé ekágɛl échyáá mbonja, sêbíí bán eseb épédé.When the ekágɛl tree bears flowers, we know that the dry season has arrived.
ekalageʼkalagn7/8board, put between basket and backAmínné esyɔgɛ ésebán amínnédé ekalag.She carried her basket without using a back protector.Sêmînne esyɔge ne ekalag.We carry a basket with a back protector.
ekaléeʼkalén7/81juju society, secret societyBad bé ekalé bə́mpē békag á miítim.The members of the secret society also went to the meeting.2juju danceBad béságé ekalé nkuu.People danced Ekale in the night.ndam e ekalé2ndam e ekalé1
ekamɛeʼkamɛn7/8sore, chap, foot rot (in wet season)Ekamɛ édé mə́ á eʼmii.He has a sore on his finger.Ekamɛ é mbód émaa.The goatʼs sore is better.
ekaneʼkann7/8fish container, basket for fish tied around waistSyn.ekaá 1
ekanékaneʼkanékann7/81totem animal, animal double2miraculous escape, by use of were-animalAwóó ekanékan.He had a miraculous escape.Akɛɛné ekanékan.He used "animal help" to make his escape.
eʼkánkánn14acclamation (in Catholic mass)
eʼkaŋmekaŋn14/6armpitSyn.kâlbag
ekaŋ1mekaŋn7/6wing of fowl (without feathers)ekaŋ é kúb
ekaŋ2n7anger, fury, rage, quarrelling, proneness to angerNkwɛlɛ adé ekaŋ áte bwambí.Nkwelle is prone to anger, easily gets angry or quarrels.ekaŋ é ngíne
eʼkaŋ bé nlémn14endurance
ekaŋ é kúbeʼkaŋ éʼ kúbn7/8wing of a fowlSyn.akaŋekaŋgéekəŋ
ekaŋ é ngínen7rage
ekaŋgéeʼkaŋgén7/8wing of fowlSyn.akaŋekaŋ é kúbekəŋ