Akoose–English Dictionary


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étɔkêéʼtɔkên7/8kind of bird, leaflove, honeyguide greenbulPyrrhurus scandens, Paeopogon indicator
étɔkê émbáán7rufous cane warbler
etɔ́lé é mwǎneʼtɔ́lé éʼ bǎnn7/8crybaby, pampered, spoilt child
etɔm1eʼtɔmn7/8plantainMusa paradisiacaÉchê etɔm ékə́lé ntə́ŋgé.This plantain has a big bunch.etɔm é esanetɔm é ngɛ̂netɔm é nkwɛ́dmbale mé etɔmndid e etɔmngɔn é eʼtɔmnkín mé etɔm
etɔm2n7problem; debt; obligation, dutyÂlóŋ ndáb ádé me etɔm á yə̌l.To build a house is my duty.Édé me etɔm nɛ́n ńchane Ngɔmɛɛ mwaád.I have the responsibility to get a wife for Ngome (to enable him to get married).
etɔ́meʼtɔ́mn7/81pole, stick to support plantain stemsEtɔ́m é etɔm ébógké áte.The plantain support is broken.2bar (of a fence), fencing stick
etɔm é esann7plantain where placenta is buriedplantain of placenta
etɔm é ngɛ̂nn7ordinary, unripe plantain
etɔm é nkwɛ́dn7roasted plantain eaten dry
etɔmé-sanɛ́nkind of small treeSyn.lɔɔ́lɔn
etɔnén7in between, neither one or the other
etɔ́ɔ́eʼtɔ́ɔ́n7/8creosoteEtɔ́ɔ́ ébɛlɛ síi éedyakɛ mebámbé.Creosote prevents termites from eating planks.
etrúúkáŋeʼtrúúkáŋDial.var.etúlúkáŋ, etúlékáŋEfik via Dualaetrúkáŋn7/8lamp, light, electricitySyn.ekag1
etubeʼtubn.mod7/8dilapidated; old things, rags; out of fashionetub é anyaŋ,dilapidated hanging bridge.Échén etub é ndáb ékwɛ̌.This old house will fall down.
etubtédeʼtubtédn.mod7/8old, rusted, useless
etudmetudn7/6raffia palmRaphia hookeriSyn.ngáletud é mbuuetud é mwɛ́nkɔ́lé mé etud
etúdDial.var.ofetûd
etûdeʼtûdDial.var.etúdn7/8scarf (sign of importance); head tie; cloth belt; sashPatɛɛ awáa etûd.The priest wears a sash.
etud é mbuumetud mé mbuun7/6raffia palm with thorns, used for thatchingMbuu étɔ́bé échê etud áte.The fronds of the etud are tightly packed.
etud é mwɛ́metud mé mwɛ́n7/6raffia palm, used for wineEtud é mwɛ́ éewóoʼɛ́ mechə̌ á yə̌l.The raffia palm used for wine does not have thorns.
etumeʼtumn.mod7/81unripe, immatureApádé eʼtum bé besabé.He picked unripe oranges.2raw3young, beautifulAne mwǎn adé etum áte.This child is beautiful.etum é ngɔndéde
etúmbe1eʼtúmben7/8young slave; person captured and sold as a slave; semi-slave
etúmbe2n7family, abusive termCf.abum á ndábatúmbéndábpwɔ́g e ndábtúmbé
etum é ngɔndédeeʼtum éʼ ngɔndéden7/8young girl