Akoose–English Dictionary


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eʼkəln.mod14size, bignessEʼkəl béesaá eʼdel.Size is not weight. (Prov.)
ekə́leʼkə́ln14/6sandpaper tree; sand leafFicus exasperataBébɛllɛʼ byaá bé eʼkə́l áwobe eʼbwɔg.Sand leaves are used to wash mortars.Byaá bé eʼkə́l éʼwobpe metii ne tébelɛ bwambí.Sand leaves wash chairs and tables very well.
ekə́léeʼkə́lén.num7/8thousandEkə́lé é sə́nze ehɔ́g édé á ahín-tê.A thousand soldiers are in the bush.
ékəlêeʼkəlên7/8kind of bird
ekəneʼkənn7/8long lasting sicknessEkən ébémé mə́ á yə̌l.He has been sick a long time.Adíi mod a ekən.He is a sick man.
ekəŋmekəŋn7/6wing, arm (of fowl)Syn.akaŋekaŋ é kúbekaŋgé
ekə̂ŋeʼkə̂ŋn7/8fashion, being smartly dressed, showing off, moving in a certain way in nice clothesAbɛlé ekə̂ŋ.He dressed nicely.Adíi mod awé adəə́ ekə̂ŋ.She is someone who likes fashion.Syn.abísé 1
ekə̂ŋnedeʼkə̂ŋnedn7/8barrier, wall, hindrance
eʼkibɛln14kind of herbEuphorbia hyssopifolia
ekideʼkidn.mod7/81abandoned farmEkid é nzag éche tɛ́ɛ́ álə́gé.The abandoned farm which father has left.Syn.ebin2symbolic, token, stingy; selfishAdé ekid.He is miserly.WB3token ceremony at deathAtômtɛ ekid é ahyə́g.He has a symbolic ceremony.
ekídeʼkídn7/81shell (of snail or nut, etc.)Ekíd é kɔ́ɔ́ ésoo mod.The shell of a snail can pierce someone.Syn.kíd2scales (of fish)
ekídeeʼkíden7/8place, surroundingsAsamɛ dyad, anɔnɛ ekíde.He walked through the town and looked at the place.
ekidékidɛn.mod1confused, doubtful (of things, actions, people), inconsistentNzɛlɛ́ aláŋgé me ekidékidɛ pɔ́le.Nzelle told me an inconsistent story.2tastelessNzɛlɛ́ abɛllé me ekidékidɛ ndyééd.Nzelle has prepared tasteless food for me.3poor, substandardNzɛlɛ́ abɛllé me ekidékidɛ nsɔ́n.Nzelle has done poor work for me.
ekidnedeʼkidnedn7/81thresholdWéedyaŋgɛ́ ekidned ámīn.Donʼt step on the threshold board.Syn.ekóm12board above door
eʼkiimekiin14/6key
ekiieʼkiin7/8ironnkɔɔd mé eʼkii
ekikageʼkikagn7/8palm branch, frondNgagɛ alóo dǔm á ekikag-sé.The weaver bird builds his nest under a palm frond.
ekikágn.mod7troublesomeNkálɛɛ adé ekikág.Nkale is troublesome.
ekikídeʼkikídn7/8epilepsy, fitAhúné ekikíd á edib-te, awédé.He fell into the lake in a fit and died.
eʼkin áten.mod14brightness
ekob1eʼkobn7/8door
ekob2eʼkobn7/8skin, leatherCf.ngobnkobekob é nyam
ekob é mmwɛ́eʼkob bé mmwɛ́n7/8door
ekob é ndábeʼkob éʼ ndábn7/8door of house
ekob é nyameʼkob éʼ nyamn7/8animal skin