Akoose–English Dictionary


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káaconjorSébé édyɛ̂ ndyééd káa boŋ éwobpe mbeé.Before you eat, wash up the dishes.Syn.kéʼɛngɛ́2
káánsɛlkáánsɛlVar.ngááŋsínEnglishn9/10council
kaanyamɛɒːn11chickenpoxKaanyamɛ akóbé mə́.He got chickenpox.2smallpox
kaapóndéDualakapóndáconj1as2may be, because
kaapɔ́g, kapɔ́gadv.sperhapsKaapɔ́g mwǎnyaŋ alébé mə́ aá, áhyāg.Perhaps his brother told him that he himself is coming.
káásɛɛbekáásɛɛGermanKaisern1/2CaesarKáásɛɛ adíi mod awě akamlaan aloŋ."Caesar" is the man who rules a country.
kaasînEnglishn9kerosene, paraffinKaasîn chə́ ebɛle boŋ etrúúkáŋ échodnɛʼ.It is kerosene which makes the lamp burn.
káb1kábn9/10antelope (with spots); sitatungaTragelaphus spekiimbol e káb
káb2kábn9/10grasshopper
kabɛɛbekabɛɛn1/2Duala dress, Duala gown
kábîdkábîdEnglishn9/10cabbageBrassica oleraceaKábîd ébóŋné nzab.Cabbage is good for soup.
kábsidEnglishncocoa capsid bugSahlbergella singularis
kabyɛnanDial.var.kabyánááconjas if
kád1kádn9/101ceremony to end feast; ceremony to terminate responsibility towards the in-laws after deathBeláá béwóó kád chii.The maternal relatives have a kád ceremony today.2giving to beláá; things given to maternal relatives after deathBeláá béhyédé kád akob.The maternal male relatives have come to collect the gifts.Akobé kád.Cf.nzáŋ
kád2Dial.var.ofkɛ́d2
kâd1kâdn9/10tank, drumkâd e mendíb,water drum.
kâd2kâdEnglishcardn9/10playing cardsBéchoge kâd é nzyəkɛ̂.They are playing cards at the corner.
kadekáténdeception, tricks, troublesomemod a kadekáté
kádɛkátɛn1riddle (word of abuse)Kádɛkátɛ mə́ achyáá memii métáan.We are all of the same origin (used in the context of quarrelling).Kádɛkátɛ has borne five fingers
kaké1French/Germancacao/Kakaon10cocoaTheobroma cacaoKaké ébage bad mɔné ngáne kɔfí.Cocoa gives people money like coffee.
kaké2kakéEnglishn9/10khaki coloured materialAbad á kaké ábemɛʼ.Khaki material lasts a long time.
kálagkálagn9/101bookAchané kálag eche álāāʼɛ̄.He bought a book which he will read.Syn.léta2letterAlómmé mwǎnyaŋ kálag aá áhyag.He sent his brother a letter saying that he should come.3knowledge
kâlbagkâlbagn9/10armpitAkɛlɛ́ɛ́ abídé mə́ á kâlbag.He has a boil under his armpit.Syn.eʼkaŋ