Akoose–English Dictionary


m


mâylDial.var.ofmâl
mbaaaːmbaan9/10two-spotted palm civet, bush pussy,” (lives on ekagɛ́l fruits)Nandinia binotataEwúú nlém ngáne mbaa.You are hard hearted.
mbaá1aːPl.bembaán1/2yam (general term)Awéné mbaá.He planted yams.
mbaá2aːmbaán9/10calabash
mbáá1adv.mfrequently, againMbáá abɛlé.He has done it again.Bechîb mbáá bébɛ́lé akan.The thieves have again done something.
-mbáá2Var.-mbáambáa1adjbig (for nouns of classes 1-19)2senior (for nouns of classes 1-19)Cf.ambááámbáábémbááembááémbááéʼmbááḿbáámémbáá
ḿbááadjbig (for nouns of classes 3 and 4)nsəl ḿbáá,a big mouth.Cf. -mbáá2
mbáádɛ́ɛaːbebáádɛ́ɛ ?Var.mbárɛ́ɛ́n1/2tadpole, becomes an edible frogSyn.mbɔɔdɛɛ
mbaalɛɛaːnkind of dance
ḿbaalomaːngiant fern grass
mbaambaaaːnrecklessaloŋgé á mbaambaa,reckless living.
mbaá mbɔ́téɒːbebaa bé mbɔ́tén1/2tailorSyn.tɛ́lɛɛ
mbaaŋgémbaaŋgén9/10cocoyamXanthosoma sagittifolium; X. mafaffaMbaaŋgé édé á ekɔ́ɔ̄sē bwâmbwam.Cocoyams are plentiful in Bakossi land.nkómtéd ḿ mbaaŋgé
mbábémbábén9/10kind of forest fruit (with oily seed like that of the fluted pumpkin)
mbábɛ́1nkind of treeBerlinia grandiflora
mbábɛ́2nglabrous annual herbPhysalis angulata
mbádagn3addition
mbádag ngenn3multiplication
mbagmbagn9/101cloudMbag ebɛlé bǐn éʼsuudɛ áte.The clouds made the day dull.2fogMbag édé hǒm ásyə̄ə̄l.Fog has covered the land.Mbag ésude ás̄e.It is foggy.Syn.mbembagmbimbag3steam
mbágmbágn3/4bundle, parcelAlómmé mwǎn mbág.She sent a bundle for the child.Syn.mbɔ́ndé
mbâgmbâgn9/10stick thrown to knock down fruitAkɔdé máŋgo ne mbâg.He knocked down mangoes with a stick.Cf.mbid3nkwɛsɛl
mbakún91decision2sentence, judgement, verdictBéebāgɛ̄ɛ̄ bə́ mbakú e nkáa.They have not yet been given the verdict.Éekobɛɛ́ mbakú e nkáa eché bébágé mə́.He has not accepted the judgement he received in the court case.3resultâbíded mbakú
mbalen.mod31unripe, premature2pale, lightmbale mé etɔm