Akoose–English Dictionary


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ebɔmɛnɛ (mesúsúɛ)n1game involving running round a circle of peopleBɛ̌ndem bébɛle ebɔmɛnɛ.The children are playing ebɔmɛnɛ.
ebɔɔ1eʼbɔɔn.mod7/8rottennessApwag eʼbɔɔ éʼ kɛ́d.He is removing a rotten cashew nut.ebɔɔ é ngomenyə̌
ebɔɔ2eʼbɔɔn7/8tree used for boards split by hand, caraboardAnnickia chlorantha
eʼbɔɔbn14now, nowadaysAtóg ádé póndé e eʼbɔɔb.There is poverty nowadays.
eʼbɔɔ́bDial.var.eʼbɔɔ́dn14long agoPóndé e eʼbɔɔ́b embǒŋ tóma chii.Days gone by were better than today.
ebɔɔ é ngomenyə̌eʼbɔɔ éʼ ngomenyə̌n7/8carcass of snake ?
eʼbubmebubDial.var.eʼbudn14/6kind of rat (like bush rat), company beaf;” dark mongoose, red mongoose
ebubɛ́leʼbubɛ́ln7/8kind of tree (leaves are used to tie corn to preserve it)
ebubudeʼbubudn71unclear, hazy, faintly, dim, cloudyAnyénné á ebubud-tê.He did not see it clearly.Mennyén nɛ́ɛ á ebubud-tê.I cannot visualize my mother, what she really looked like.I saw my mother faintly.2squintCf.âbubed
ebubwɔ́geʼbubwɔ́gn7/8mongoose, black-legged mongoose, polecat,” foxBdeogale nigripes, etcnyəŋge ebubwɔ́g
eʼbudDial.var.ofeʼbub
ebûdeʼbûdn7/8edible black frog
ebúmeʼbúmn7/8matAlóo ebúm.He is making a mat.Achané ebúm éche ánaŋgɛ́ ámīn.He bought a mat on which to lie.ebúm é nkáálé
ebumbéDial.var.ebumbún7dustEbumbé éwánlé nsɛsú.Dust carries jiggers.
ebumbúDial.var.ofebumbé
ebúméeʼbúmén7/8umbrellaÉchem ebúmé ékə́lé.My umbrella is big.Syn.ngɛŋgúCf.âbúmɛntóŋ e ebumé
ebúm é nkááléeʼbúm bé nkáálén7/8carpet
ebundén7fighting for somethingBébɛlɛ ebundé é ndɔɔb.They are fighting for land.
eʼbuun.mod14many
eʼbúúbwɔ́gn14fearAhɔ́bé aá mə́kag á ahín, eʼbúúbwɔ́g éʼkóbé mə́.He said he was going to the bush, he was afraid.UBSyn.mbwɔ́g4
ebwágɛ́bwákéDial.var.ebwákɛn7unreliable, lazyCf.âbwág
ébwagɛ̂leʼbwagɛ̂ln7/8scarecrowAbommé ébwagɛ̂l á ahín á mbaaŋgé.He nailed up a scarecrow in the cocoyam farm.
ebweŋ(UB), cf.ebwɛ