Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbɛn1mbɛnn.mod9/10thin (used figuratively)Mbɛn e mod.A thin man.
mbɛn2mbɛnn9/10underside (of a raffia palm branch)Mbɛn chə́ə békɛnnɛɛ́ ndáb ásē.It is with bamboo that the framework of the walls of a house are made.
mbɛ́nmbɛ́nn9/101sole (of foot)2palm (of hand)Mbɛ́n e ekáá echiitédé mə́ áte.The palm of his hand is soft.
mbɛnɛ1mbɛnɛn3/4bamboos used for making thatch
mbɛnɛ2mbɛnɛn3/4angular elevation like of ladder
mbɛ́nɛɛbembɛ́nɛɛn1/21sour thing2sour fruitDoŋge dé mesáá ádíi bembɛ́nɛɛ.Some plums are sour.
mbɛntédSpell.var.mbɛltédn31behaviour, way of doing things2deeds, actionsMbɛntéd ḿmī méebooʼɛ́.His behaviour is not good.3Acts of the apostles
mbɛsún3kind of dance (for women)Bebaád bébíí mbɛsú.Women know how to dance the mbɛsú dance.
mbɛ́ten9whipping, torture, beatingAbɔ́mé mə́ mbɛ́te.He gave him a severe beating.Mbɛ́te ekulnté mə́.The beating made him sick.Atumé mə́ mbɛ́te mbéb.He beat him severely.
mbəəŋgémbəəŋgén9/10earringBebaád béhâg mbəəŋgé á metúu.Women wear earrings.
mbəgmbəgn9/10small black flyMbəg émwáaʼ bad mekií.The black flies sucks peopleʼs blood.
mbəlDial.var.ofmbol
mbə́l1mbə́ln9/101seedling2colocasia bud (seeds kept for planting)mbə́l e bǔ
mbə́l2mbə́ln3/41seed2species, kind of, type ofmbə́l ń ngun
mbə̂l1n9native treatmentAdé á mbə̂l á Nyɛsəsə́.He is receiving treatment at Nyasoso.
mbə̂l2n31exile2move; settle down somewhere elseBékíí mbə̂l ámbəŋ dé békáálé.They went to settle in Europe, America.Mbə̂l ḿmē ákíí ámbəŋ méeboŋnɛɛ́ mə́.His move to Europe was not good for him.
mbə́l e bǔmbə́l é bǔn9/10small seeds
mbəledɛbembəledɛVar.mbəldɛɛn1/2labourer, servantNwóó bembəledɛ á nzag-tê.I have labourers working in my farm.
mbə́l ń ngunmbə́l ń ngunn3/4corn seeds for planting
mbəŋn3nickname, titleMeloŋgembɛlɛɛ adíi mbəŋ ḿme eʼsɛ́lenyamɛ.Melongembɛlɛ is the descriptive name for the duiker.
mbəŋgémbəŋgén9/10pigeon, dove
mbəŋgəən1fruit with five eyesSyn.mbwoŋgwɛɛ 12a peacemaking process introduced by Ngoe
mbid1nmonkey colaCola lepidota; C. argentea; C. ficifolia
mbid2mbidDial.var.mbwɛdn3/4wild cola nutOctoknema affinis