Akoose–English Dictionary


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étə́ŋnum.qhow many? (for nous of class 10)kúb étə́ŋ,how many chickens?Cf. -tə́ŋ
éʼtə́ŋnum.qhow many? (for nouns of class 8)eʼtɔg éʼtə́ŋ,how many feathers?Cf. -tə́ŋ
etəŋgeeʼtəŋge1n7/8water container, made from the large fruit of a shrub. A hole is made at its eye and left for the inside to rot. Later emptied, cured and then used for storing waterAwóó etəŋge é medíb.He has a pot for keeping water in.2n.mod7/8round, circularetəŋge é mbeé,round pot.etəŋge é ebwɔg,round mortar.
etîbeʼtîbn7/8fire-crowned bishop; black-winged red bishopEuplectes hordeaceus
etíbéDial.var.etíbín.mod7foolishnessAtimé etíbé é mod.He has become a foolish man.
etibɛleʼtibɛln7/8kind of fishMormyrus tapirus (other Mormyrus spp.?)
etíbíDial.var.ofetíbé
etin1eʼtinn7/8disease of the eyeEtin édé mə́ á dǐd.He has an eye disease.Etin is him in the eye.
etin2n.mod7small, thin, lean, slimChán Ngwanɛ́ akunɛ etin nɛ́n?Why has Ngwane become so thin?
etitɔgn7/8tree, wood used for firewood
etogekudɛbetogekudɛn1/2kind of treeCf.ehíí é bwɛl
etógnɛ́nn.mod7importance, importantAdé etógnɛ́n é mod á aloŋ-tê.He is an important man in the country.Cf.âtógnɛn
etombetombe (é mod)Var.etobetobe é modn.mod7big in appearanceAne mod adé etombetombe.That man is big.
etombɛɛbetombɛɛn1/2fat plumAnén etombɛɛ a asáá abɛ́nɛʼ.That fat plum is sour.
etóneʼtónn7/8plant of the ginger family with red fruit; Melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, grains of paradiseAframomum melegueta; A. subsericeumEtón ne esɛd béwágnɛʼ.Etón and esɛd resemble each other.Cf.esɛd2nsuu
etondɛɛn1sunEtondɛɛ apɔ́lé abíd.The sun rose very early.
etoŋeʼtoŋn7/8pond, pool
etóŋn.mod7long, tallEtóŋ é mod ésɔ́lé á ndáb-te.A tall man has gone into the house.
etoŋgéeʼtoŋgén7/8filthy things
etɔdeʼtɔdn.mod7/81type of people2group of peopleÉchê etɔd é bad éebooʼɛ́.That group of people is not good.Cf.esɔg
etɔgeʼtɔgn7/8featherAsɔmé etɔg é kúb áyə̄le mbote.He has a feather in his hat.Cf.asyə́ŋgéntɔg1
etɔ́geʼtɔ́gn7/8edible yam, bulbousEtɔ́g ényine bwambí.Etɔ́g tastes very good.
etɔ́g é nlémn7heartHɛ̂ eʼsɛ́lɛ ábómmé ngəə ekɔbted é asóg á etɔ́g é nlém.Then the duiker hit the last hook into leopardʼs heart just below the ribs.bulb of the heart ?
etɔkén7noise