Akoose–English Dictionary


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ekob é yə̌leʼkob éʼ yə̌ln7/8body
ekob metunɛ́n1persevering person, GodCf.ekwɛ metunɛ́
ekogeʼkogn7/81eyong tree, okan treeEribroma oblongum (Sterculia oblonga)2bark (used for building and medicine)Ndumɛɛ adíi ekog.Ndumɛɛ is a kind of bark.
ekog ébumeʼkog ébumn7/81okan tree2bark (used for medicine)Cylicodiscus gabunensis
ekomeʼkomn7/81finger piano2guitar3tape recorder
ekóm1eʼkómn7/8doorstepSyn.ekidned 1
ekóm2eʼkómn7/8kind of tree
ekóm3n7secret market, wealth cultBékíí á ekóm á Kupɛ́ɛ.They have gone to the secret market on Mt Kupe.Bad bé ekóm béwóó échab mbɔ́té.The ekom people have their own shirts.Ahwɛ́ɛ́né kaké á ekóm.He brought cocoa back from the secret market.mbɔ́té e ekóm
ekombeeʼkomben7/8umbrella treeMusanga cecropioides (=Musanga smithii)Ekombe ébóó kalabôd.The umbrella tree is good for splitting into boards.
ekombe é mǐnDualaekombecountry, regionn7sky, heaven, home above
eʼkómtɛ́nén14bracket fungus, edible fungus (growing on various trees )
ekonaŋeʼkonaŋn7/8big firewood tree also used for construction
ekondeeʼkonden7/8giant pangolinSmutsia temminckiiSyn.hyɛ̌ éʼ nzyɔgCf.ekúnde
ekoneeʼkonen7/8hill, mountainEkone é Kupɛ́ɛ échábé ámīn.Mount Kupe is high.Syn.mbɔɔd 1abum dé ekonemesúsú mé ekone
ekóŋgéeʼkóŋgén7/8inner part of raffia bamboo, raffia bamboo pithAbɛnlé mwǎn mǒto mé ekóŋgé.He made the child a bamboo car.Syn.elilə́ŋ
ekóŋgé é kɔ́ɔ́eʼkóŋgé éʼ kɔ́ɔ́n7/8kind of shell
ekoŋge (tone?)n"helmet", hat (colonial ?)
ékoŋgɛ̂leʼkoŋgɛ̂ln7/81grub, earth caterpillarÉkoŋgɛ̂l édé á ndɔɔb-tê.Ékoŋgɛ̂l lives under the ground.2white worm like ant with a brown head, eats soil
éʼkōŋkidmékōŋkidn14/6fly
eʼkoŋnédn141savings; treasureEʼkoŋnéd ábêm éʼdé á bâŋ.My savings are in the bank.2hidden, place for hiding, refugeDyǒb də̂ ádé ábem eʼkoŋnéd.God is my refuge.3secrets
eʼkoódn141caring for, looking after somebody elseʼs animal2corporate ownershipCf.kun e eʼkoŋéd
ekótéeʼkótén7/81capBɛ̌ndem béhédé ekóté é esísɛ́l.Children put on esísɛ́l leave caps.2crown
ekɔbɛ́sanɛ́bekɔbɛ́sanɛ́n1/21shrub (used for fencing)Ekɔbɛ́sanɛ́ aboó mɛl mé eʼkɛ́.Ekɔbɛ́sanɛ́ is good for fencing sticks.2kind of treeEuclinia longiflora
ekɔbted1eʼkɔbtedn7/8stick, hook (used to set a trap)Eʼsɛlɛ abɔ́mé ngəə échī ekɔbted éʼsó á ekuu.The duiker hammered the first hook into the leopardʼs foot.
ekɔbted2eʼkɔbtedn7/8leg of bed, support