Akoose–English Dictionary


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ebonde é muúeʼbonde éʼ muún7/8huge fire
ebondɛɛn.mod1red, very brightNzɛlɛ́ɛ́ ahédé ebondɛɛ a mbɔ́té.Nzele is wearing a very bright red dress.
eʼboŋn.mod141goodness2handsomeness3beauty
ebóŋ1eʼbóŋn7/8short stick
ebóŋ2eʼbóŋn7/8wooden cushion, pillow, seatTédé me ebóŋ é atii.Take a wooden seat for me.Cf.ebóŋgémbóŋgéebóónlóebóotii
ebóŋ3eʼbóŋn7/8bracelet, bangleAne mmwaád ahédé eboŋ á ekáá.That woman has put a bangle on her arm.Syn.mwɛɛn
eʼboŋ bé nlém1n.mod14kindness2n14grace
eboŋgéeʼboŋgén7/8roll (of thread), threadeboŋgé é nsiŋge,roll of thread.Mbaŋgɛ mbɔ́té ne eboŋgé éche épúbɛʼ.I am sewing a dress with white thread.
ebóŋgéeʼbóŋgén7/8bridgeEbóŋgé ébógké áte.The bridge is broken down.Cf.ebóŋ2mbóŋgé
ebóŋgɛ́l é nlóeʼbóŋgɛ́l bé nlón7/8skullMod awóó ebóŋgɛ́l é nló.A person has a skull.
ebóokɔ́ɔbebóokɔ́ɔn1/2yellow-billed barbetTrachylaemus purpuratusSyn.ntâŋ ékə́ə́lé
eboókunɛbeboókunɛn1/2palm-nut vultureGypohierax angolensis; raptor spSyn.kíiʼnɔn
ebóónlóoːn7wooden pillowpillow of headBɔɔ́b bad béhágáá ebóŋ á nló nɛ́ŋgāne mbóŋgé.In the past, people used a log under their heads as a pillow.
ebóotiioːeʼbóŋ bé metiin7/8old carved kind of stool
ebóténguleeʼbótéŋgulen7/8lizard, male; common agamaAgama agamaCf.ehɛlngɔmbengule
ebɔ́dɛɛn1plain
ebɔg1eʼbɔgn7/81rite, procedure2dish made of roasted plantains and oil given during childbirth ceremony
ebɔg2mebɔgn7/8kind of pumpkin
ebɔg3Spell.var.ofebog
ebɔ́keDial.var.ofebə́ke
ebɔln7fruitful
ebɔlɛɛbebɔlɛɛn1/2cassava (tied in leaves and cooked in longish bundles)
ebɔ́lɔ́geʼbɔ́lɔ́gn7/8tree used as firewood (caterpillars live on it)Neoboutonia manniiEbɔ́lɔ́g éhabpɛ ngɛn.The branches of ebɔ́lɔ́g easily break.
eʼbɔmn14nasal mucousAhémé eʼbɔm á dúu.He blew his nose.nkén mé eʼbɔm
Ebɔmn.prquarter of Nyasoso that was given to the Basel Mission. It was believed to be an evil and cursed place of evil spirits where unrepentant criminals were executed by being beatenCf.âbɔm