Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbálen10truthÉdé mbále.It is true.
mbálémbálén9/10yellow tassel flower; kind of herb (used to treat wounds and sores)Emilia coccinia
ḿbalên3strong rope used for trapping animals
mbálé e mbááaːn9kind of shrub (with flowers)
mbálé esadmbálé ésadn9/10kind of grass, weed (with medicinal use)
mbale mé etɔmmbale mé eʼtɔmn3unripe plantain
mbamnkind of forest fruitBuchholzia tholloniana ?Syn.mban
mbámn31edge2slope (of hill)mbám mé eʼkɛ
mbambɛnedible brownish caterpillar
mbambúmbambún9/101cowrie shellMbambú ebédé mɔné bɔɔ́b.Cowrie shells served as money in the past.2(casting) lots
mbamendigression
mbam e mǐmmbam é mǐmn9/10container, jug of wineApiinédé sé mbam e mǐm áyə̄le kwééd.He brought us a big jug of wine for the death celebration.
mbám mé eʼkɛn3edge of the enclosure
mbám méʼkɛ́ɛn1/2kind of bird, grey-backed camaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
mbâmtɛnn31pressing down2excuseCf.âbammbâmtɛn mé edəŋge
mbâmtɛn mé edəŋgen3infectious loveCf.edyəŋge
mbannkind of tree (whitish kernels from the fruit are used medicinally)Buchholzia thollonianaSyn.mbam
mbaŋ1mbaŋn9/10tattoo marksAkwɛlé mə́ mbaŋ á yə̌l.He cut tattoo marks on his body.nkwɛle ḿ mbaŋ
mbaŋ2mbaŋDial.var.mbwaŋn3/4kernel (of oil palm)Sáŋgó Ntɔ́gɛɛ awagáá nɛ́ɛ muú mé ekíd é mbaŋ.Chief Ntoko was a very effective man. Lit.: He pained like fire from palm nut shells.Syn.esembe
mbaŋ e súumbaŋ é súun9/10kind of fish, lives in deep waterMicralestes humilis
mbapɛɛPl.bembapɛɛn1/2disciple
mbásáDualambásáwedge, plug, crossncross (on grave, etc., sign on paper)
mbebnbelt, girdleSɛ́ Samɛɛ ahédé mbeb á alín dé eʼsáá ábe béechyaa, ábɛl nɛ́n éʼbooted acháa.Mr. Same has put a belt on the trunk of an unproductive plum tree so as to constrain it to become productive.
mbébmbéb1n3/4bad, evil, sinAdé mbéb nɛ́ɛ mbwɛ́.He is bad as a dog.2n.mod3/4intensifier; very, a lot, muchKém édyâg kaké mbéb.Monkeys eat cocoa a lot.abaa dé mbébnyam e mbéb