Akoose–English Dictionary


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ebálén7borrowing, loanEbálé ébébtɛ asón.Borrowing spoils a friendship.
eʼbalé éʼ ngwɛɛn14peacemakerʼs stool
ebameʼbamn7/81kind of bag2sackebam é ngwɛɛ
ebámeʼbámn7/8secret, sacred placeDyad tɛ́ dénwōŋ échi ebám é dyəŋgú.Each town had its own dyəngu place.ebám é ngwɛɛ
ebambameʼbambamSpell.var.ebanbanDualaebambamn7/8trailer, carriage of train, (something pulled), chariotMǒto médulɛ ebambam ámbīd.The vehicle is pulling a trailer behind it.
ebámbɛ́leʼbámbɛ́ln7/8flatAláá ádé ebámbɛ́l ámīn.The stone is flat on top.Syn.ebábé1Cf.abámbé
ebám é eʼkɛn7wall of fence ?
ebam é ngwɛɛeʼbam éʼ ngwɛɛn7/8bag of peacemakerMod awé ádé ngwɛɛ awóó abám á ngwɛɛ.A peacemaker has a bag of peace.
ebám é ngwɛɛeʼbám éʼ ngwɛɛn7/8special place for the ngwɛɛ juju
ebanbanSpell.var.ofebambam
ebandeeʼbanden7/8second wife, wife of secondary statusebande é mmwaád
ebande é mmwaádeʼbande bé bebaádn7/8second wife
ebánjáDualaebánjáconjbecauseCf.áyə̄le nɛ́n
ebaŋgeeʼbaŋgen7/8plantain, with small stem and large, straight fingers
ebêbeʼbêbn7/8lipNyóod elédé mə́ á ebêb.The bee stung him on his lip.
eʼbéb (bé nlém)n.mod14wickedness
ebébtédeʼbébtédn7/81cruelty, harmAbɛllédé me ebébtéd áyə̄le echêm nguu.He did harm to my pig.2evil
eʼbéb yə̌l áten14ill-luck, not blessed, cursed, misfortune
ebeleʼbeln7/81stomachNyam-tɛ́ ewóó ebel.Every animal has a stomach.2gizzard
ebelékwáŋn71place where wizards stayMebíiʼɛ́ hǒm áde béchəgɛɛ́ ebelékwáŋ.I donʼt know the place they call ebelékwáŋ.2ditch
ebelɛbogɛ́ntree hyrax, three fingersDendrohyrax dorsalisSyn.nangomɛ́
ebemeʼbemn7/81hut (for rest from work); hut in farm2dilapidated houseSênaá á ebem-tê.We slept in the hut.Cf.abemmwěbem
ebeméeʼbemén7/8head cushion, kataApémné etɔm ebemé é ngwasaá.He carried the plantain with a head cushion (made of dry plantain leaves).
eben1n7dark part of palm oil, black of the oilCf.âben1
eben2eʼbenn7/8paste of roasted and ground plantain peals mixed with oil, pepper and salt (eaten at birth of a child)Akɔgɛ eben.She is grinding eben.