Akoose–English Dictionary


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éʼbênDial.var.ofábên
ebéndén7prohibition, rule forbidding something (like not talking to someone as punishment)Ebéndé étómé bán mod ěekǎg á hɔspíta/waspíta.A rule has been passed that no-one should go to hospital.
éʼbɛnumtwo (for nouns of class 8)Asadé éʼked éʼbɛ.He told two riddles.
ébɛnumtwo (for nouns of class 10)súu ébɛ,two fish.
ebɛ́chǔbebɛ́chǔn1/21caterpillar with red anus, rare. Believed to be omen of death2small hairy crawling insect
ebɛ́deʼbɛ́dn7/81cover, lidHéé ebɛ́d é mbeé édíí?Where is the lid of the pot?2record (gramophone)ebɛ́d é nló
ebɛ́d é nlóeʼbɛ́d é nlón7/8skull
eʼbɛ éʼ nyamn14butcheryCf.âbag
ébɛɛ́bébɛɛ́n1/2(cashew) pod with two seedsCf.élaánɛ́éniínɛ́éntoobɛ́épɔkɛ́lɛ́étaanɛ́
ebɛneʼbɛnn7/8unexpected death, accidental death, accidentAwédé ebɛn.He died unexpectedly, through an accident.nkánág mé ebɛn
ebɛ́nn7meeting to settle disputes, palaver, settling of a caseAchagé ebɛ́n.He called a meeting to settle a dispute.Saá ebɛ́n éhúɛʼ nɛ́n-ɛ?Is there not going to be a meeting?
eʼbɛ́nn.mod14sourness, quality of food gone offEʼbɛ́n éʼ nzab bémwedɛɛ́ bán ndyâg ndyééd.The bad soup prevents me from eating the food.
ebɛ́ndɛɛbebɛ́ndɛɛn1/2fruit with acidic taste
ebɛ́néeʼbɛ́nén7/81corrugated roofing sheets, zincAchané eʼbɛ́né ábē álôŋnɛɛ́ ndáb.He bought pieces of zinc with which to build his house.2grater
ebɛ̂n é aláán.mod7flat stoneÉchêm ebɛ̂n é aláá chén.This is my flat stone.Cf.abɛ̂n
ebɛ́nébɛ́nn7edible leaf
eʼbɛ́nébɛ́nn141sourness, acidity2harsh talkEʼbɛ́nébɛ́n béebooʼɛ́.Harsh talk is not good.
ebɛ́ntédeʼbɛ́ntédn.mod7/8acidic, sour (taste)ebɛ́ntéd é mmwɛ́,a sour drink.
ebɛnzún7kind of dance for menBad béságe ebɛnzú.People are dancing the ebɛnzú dance.
ebɛseeʼbɛsen7/81congregation, denomination, churchBad bé mbóŋ e dyǒb bébɔ́dé ebɛse échāb.The Jehovaʼs witnesses have lost their church.2religionEbɛse é BáptistEbɛse é Básɛl
ebɛ́seeʼbɛ́sen7/8earringEbɛ́se ehɔ́g ébɔ́ɔ́ mə́.She lost one earring.
Ebɛse é Báptistn.ph7Baptist church, denomination, congregation
Ebɛse é Básɛln.pr7Presbyterian Church in Cameroon
eʼbəkemebəken14/6braBebaád béhâg eʼbəke.Women wear bras.
ebə́keeʼbə́keDial.var.ebɔ́ken7/8cast iron pot, iron potEʼbə́ke béesaá ámpē.Cast iron pots are not found any more.