Akoose–English Dictionary


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etûneʼtûnn7/81a long distance (without settlement), far awayEdíb édé etûn.The stream is far away.etûn é hóm,a distant place.2period of timeetûn é póndé,a long time.se etûn
etutab1n7kind of leaf
etutab2n.mod7hugeAdé etutab á yə̌l.He is huge.
etutábeʼtutábn7/8kind of belt
etútún71just, merely2for the sake of, rather thanKɔ́gɛ́ɛ́ alébpé sáŋ etútú nɛ́n mə́mə̄ akɛ anyén sáŋ.Koge invited his father to come, rather than going so see him.Akií Kɔ́gɛ́ɛ́ anyén etútú edəŋge é mwǎn ne sáŋ.The father went to see Koge for the sake of fatherly love.
etutubeʼtutubn.mod7/8large (term of abuse)
etutúbn7wild succulent plant, stick used in dance
etúumetúun7/6earHɛ̂ mod nhɔ́g asɛ́lé ntâŋ etúu.Then one man cut off the slaveʼs ear.
etúúeʼtúún7/8plot of land, foundationAbɛlé etúú é ndáb.He is making the foundation for the house.Etúú é ndáb échɔ́bé.The plot of land remained unused (i.e., the intention to build has failed.
etúumbwɛ́ɛnannual herb, young leaves are used as vegetablesEmilia coccinea
etúúndaabaːeʼtúúndaabn7/8vine used to make headbands (mɔɔ́) and strong ropes; fruits are eaten by birdsCf.ndaab
etwáDial.var.etwáán7promise (not widely known)
etwááaːDial.var.ofetwá
eʼtwɛ́metwɛ́n14/61gum treeCanarium schweinfurthii2bush plum (edible)3wax, from bush, resin (used for torches, sealing calabashes)Béchə̂ŋnɛ eʼtwɛ́ pid.Drinking calabashes are sealed with wax.
etyəgn71sufferingAne mwǎn anyénɛ etyəg áyə̄le nyaá ěesaá.That child is suffering because his mother is not there.2helplessness3wretchedness4compassion, pityAkóbtɛ́né mə́ etyəg.He was moved with pity for him.
etyógéd é mbódeʼtyógéd éʼ mbódn7/8male sheep
ewááaːn.mod5late, deceasedewáá modɛ
ewáá modɛaːn1the dead one, the late one, ancestor
ewakeeʼwaken7/8chimpanzee; pigmy/dwarf chimpanzee, gorillaPan trogolodytesNzé ewake ébɔ́mé ekáá áyə̄le bwɛl, éʼsālē áte.If a "gorilla" hits a stick with its hand, it breaks.
ewándéeʼwándén7/8fiancé, woman promised in marriageAwem nsón échi ewándé épédé.My friendʼs fiancé has come.
eʼwáŋmewáŋn14/6tree used for firewood, has thornsNgɛn e eʼwáŋ ehabpɛ́ʼ ámīn.A branch from eʼwaŋ easily breaks off.
ewaŋgeeʼwaŋgen.mod7/81bravery in fighting, force, braveAdé ewaŋge áte.He doesnʼt take nonsense from anyone. He is brave.Adé mod a ewaŋge á mǐd-te.He looks like one who is belligerent. 2arrogant, harsh3violence
eʼwaŋgen.mod14hefty, healthy
ewáŋgéeʼwáŋgén7/8aluminium pot, silver potEwáŋgé éhyáá áte á dǔ.??
ewêd mbɛnɛn1hiccupEwêd mbɛnɛ akóbé mə́.He is hiccuping.Syn.ewúb mbɛnɛ