Akoose–English Dictionary


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ebə́ln.mod7/81kind, typeÉchê eʼbə́l éʼ kúb béebooʼɛ́.This kind of hen is not good.2special kind, unique, without precedent, peculiar, strangeNnyéné ebə́l é akan chii, éebooʼɛ́ me ahɔ́b.I saw an amazing thing today which it is not good for me to talk about.Ebə́l é akan éhéé étáné me nɛ́n?What kind of thing has happened to me?Bekáálé bédé eʼbə́l éʼ bad.Whitemen are different (incomprehensible).3surprise
ebəŋeʼbəŋn7/81marking on bird, snake, etc., stripes2colour
ebə́ŋeʼbə́ŋn7/8pancreas, spleen
ebídn.mod7/8useless, discardedebíd é mbeé,a discarded pot.
eʼbiimebiiDial.var.eʼbwiin14/6cola nut treeCola acuminata
eʼbíin14knowledgeEʼbíi bé akan ábī éʼdé nhəŋlɛ́n ne ábōŋ.His knowledge of the affair is different from yours.Cf.debyɛ́ɛ́
ebííeʼbíín7/8depth, very deep holeebíí éche éewōoʼɛ́ asóg,deep hole which has no bottom.
ebiíbiieʼbiíbiin7/8coucal, Senegal coucal, Blue-headed coucalCentropus senegalensis, C. monachusEbiíbii ésɔ́ɔ́mé á apag-tê.The coucal hides in the thicket.
ebilékamn7kind of herbCrassocephalum montuosum
ebineʼbinn7/8farm no longer cultivated, fallowSyn.ekid 1Cf.nkunékūnē
ebíndéeʼbíndén7/8dregs (of palm wine)Ebíndé é mǐm ébóŋné mod awě awóó mmwaád ekɔ́ɔ́lé.The dregs of palm wine are good for a man who has a new wife.Syn.mbite
ebin é hǒmeʼbin éʼ hǒmn7/8farm, bush place not worked for years
ebóeʼbón7/8treatmentNkag á ebó.I am going for treatment.Cf.mbɛl éʼbōabwɔ́g dé ebóndáb e ebó
ebóbéeʼbóbén.mod7/8dumb, dumbness, dumb personAkwedé ebóbé.He has become dumb.
eboblágeʼboblágn7/8fontanelEboblág étɔnle mwǎn.The childʼs fontanel is pulsating.
ebodeʼbodn.mod7/8plain, flat placeEbod é hǒm éebudɛ́ɛ́ mendíb awóŋ eseb.A flat place usually does not have enough water in the dry season.
ebogeʼbogSpell.var.ebɔg3n7/8remaining part of oil, end of oil
ebógeʼbógn7/81duty2obligation3mandate4responsibility (delegated to find solution in difficult decision)Abagé mə́ ebóg áyə̄le nkule ḿmē awi mwǎn.He gave a piece of bamboo to indicate responsibility for the sickness of his child.
ebómánDualaebómáSpell.var.ofebómɛ́n
ebom (é ndáb)eʼbom (é ndáb)n7/8ridge, crest of the roofAlóó ndáb, eehɛ́dɛɛ́ ebom é ndáb.He built a house without putting a proper ridge.Syn.abɔl á ndábmbɔl ń ndáb
ebómɛ́neʼbómɛ́nSpell.var.ebómánDualaebómán7/8woe, bad luck, curseSáá adé awɛ́ ambɛ́ mwǎn ebómɛ́n.The father wished the child bad luck before he died.
ebommageʼbommagn7/8hammer
ebomnedeʼbomnedn7/8kind of hammerAbɛnlaad ebomned ne mbɛ́dé.He is using a hammer with a wedge.
ebondeeʼbonden7/8bonfire, camp-fireBékónté ebonde.They made a camp-fire.ebonde é muúebondɛɛ