Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbɔm1mbɔmn9/10foreheadBébɔ́mé mə́ aláá á mbɔm.He was hit on the forehead by a stone.
mbɔm2mbɔmn3/4python, African rock pythonBoa constrictorahóŋ á mbɔm,the fat of python.
mbɔ́m1mbɔ́mn9/10white cloth, used for burialBélîmnaad mod mbɔ́m.They are burying the person in a white cloth.
mbɔ́m2nbig tree used for building
mbɔnnwaiting period
mbɔ́nntree for used building
mbɔ́ndémbɔ́ndéEnglishn9/10bundleSyn.mbág
mbɔɔdmbɔɔdn9/101mountain; isolated hill or mountainSyn.ekone2island
mbɔɔdɛɛbembɔɔdɛɛn1/2tadpoleSyn.mbáádɛ́ɛ
mbɔɔlɔgmbɔɔlɔgDial.var.mbɔlɔgn9/10pestleBékɔgne mbɔɔlɔg ésūbāg.Fufu is pounded with a pestle.
mbɔten9soft inner part of plantain stem containing water, used for treating wounds when decayingmbɔte e etɔm,heart of a plantain stem.
mbɔ́témbɔ́téDualambɔ́tín9/10shirt, dress, gown, robeAhédé mbɔ́té e bwâm.He put on a fine shirt.Syn.nkobe 1mbɔ́té e ekóm
mbɔ́té e ekómmbɔ́té é ekómn9/10shirt used at the secret market
mbúdé ń taakun3ash of tobaccoMbúdé ń taaku ńdé á ndáb.There is tobacco ash in the house.UBCf.mbumé
mbúd ḿbɛexponce again (pleasant surprise)
mbúln31sootmbúl ḿ mbeé,soot on a pot.Syn.mog2ash, ashesmbúl ń syəké,ashes of a cigarette.3gunpowder smell
mbulekaŋmbulekaŋn9/101country onion;” bush onion, seeds used as spice, fruit used in soupMbulekaŋ eboó á nzab-tê.Mbulekaŋ is good in soup.Mbulekaŋ eboŋtɛ nzab.Mbulɛkaŋ seasons the soup.2kind of treeAfrostyrax lepidophyllus
mbulɛɛ (a nyə̌)n1Broadley’s bush viperAtheris broadleyiSyn.ndumɛɛ (a nyə̌)
mbummbum1n9/10seed2n.mod9/10sth. round3n.mod9/10a single onembum e esid,single hair.4n.mod9/10whole (of sth.)mbum e bwɛlmbum e nlémmbum e nsáŋ
mbumbundust
mbúmbún3ashMbúmbú ńdé á dǔ-te.There is ash in the fireplace.
mbumén31powdermbumé ń sɔ́pe,soap powder.2flourMbumé mé aŋgarí ńdé á ndáb.There is gari in the house.Cf.mbúdé ń taaku
mbum e bwɛlmbum é bwɛln9/10tablets
mbum e nlémn9heartA mwɛ́ɛ̄, pɔ́le eché ékálé esoó me se á mbum e nlém.Friend, what you told me has impressed me very much.
mbum e nsáŋmbum é nsáŋn9bead