Akoose–English Dictionary


h


hóbinhóbinEnglishovenn9/10place constructed for drying cocoa, ovenBékînte kaké á hóbin.They are drying cocoa on the oven.
holé nkalenwestern bluebillSpermophaga haematina
holomideogreedily, very fast, like a gluttonAdyédé ndyééd echedɛ́ esyəə́l holom.He ate up all the food like a glutton.Cf.eholom
hólómideoemptyMbídé ekáá á ekwɛ-tê, ésɔ̄lē hólóm.I put my hand into the bag without obstruction. i.e. it was empty.Cf.ehólóm
hǒmn5placemmɛd mebwə́g mé hǒm,our particular places.Cf.hǒmhom
hǒmhomn5nowhereCf.hǒm
hóoʼ hóoʼideoexpression used in huntingNsoosoŋgɛɛ áhɔ̄bnē mbwɛ́ aá hóoʼ hóoʼ.The hunter called to his dogs, saying hóoʼ hóoʼ.
-hɔ́gnumone (for nouns of classes 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 14 and 19); some (for nouns of classes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 13)Cf.ahɔ́gbehɔ́gehɔ́geʼhɔ́gmehɔ́gnhɔ́gpɔ́g
hɔ̂ hɔ̂ hɔ̂ hɔ̂ideodescriptive of the sound of laughing
hɔɔdideobe full to the topNló ḿ mǐm ńlɔ́né hɔɔd.The "wine" was full to the brim.
hɔ́ɔ́ɔ́ʼideosound of a shoutAlébpé esaád hɔ́ɔ́ɔ́ʼ.He shouted in fear.
hɔ́ɔ́téd hɔɔtedideoweak, unintelligentlyAnɔnnɛʼ hɔ́ɔ́téd hɔɔted wê nken a kúb.He looked weak like a strange fowl.Nken a mod anɔné hɔ́ɔ́téd hɔɔted.The stranger looked unintelligently.
hɔ́sehɔ́seEnglishn9/101horseSyn.pwosom2horse meatBédyâg hɔ́se.They eat horse meat.
hudedɛbehudedɛn1/21fan, propeller, toy2kind of ant
hududuideosound of running
húdututuideosound of pulling a rope
húúʼideosound of buzzing of flies
húumideodescriptive of starting run suddenly
huummideosound of falling into a holeAhúné á echóg-te huumm.He fell into the hole, bumm.
huuu huuuideosound of vehicle approaching
hwaábideodepicting action of snatching
hwábideofinish completely; quickly, immediatelySǎlpəə amadé ngɔn áte hwáb.The rat finished up the groundnuts completely.Hyǎg hwáb.Come quickly.Dyâg ndyééd hwáb.Eat fast, in a haste.
hwǎbideoquickly, hurriedlyKɛ̌ ébwəə me mendíb hwǎb.Go and fetch me some water quickly.
hwɛɛ́dideosound of breakable things smashing
hyaŋgún1barren place2hard layer in ground, hard groundHǒm ádé hyaŋgú.The place is barren.Cf.eháŋ é hǒm