Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbôŋgaŋ (e dií)nkind of weedDiplazium samatii
mboŋgenalbino
mbóŋgémbóngén3/41pillow, headrestAwóó mbóŋgé ḿbɛ.He has two pillows.2crossbar of old kind of latrineMbóŋgé mé ntom ḿbógké áte.The crossbar of the latrine is broken.Cf.ebóŋ2ebóŋgé
mbóŋgɛ́len1wood used for making cutlass handles; the bark was used for treating wounds/sores2small trees around the house for domestic birds to pitch onSyn.nhín ḿ páá 1
mboŋgwenlong explanation - meaning of the object found
mboŋmboŋadvreally well, very wellAbíí échê ehɔ́b mboŋmboŋ.He knows that language very well.
mbóŋmbōŋnlarge, round pieces of woodAsɛ́lé lǒn mbóŋmbōŋ.He cut the firewood into large pieces of a certain length.
mboŋsɛnn3preparation, readiness, ready, prepared
mboóPl.bemboóVar.mbǒŋn1/2fruit like esɛd (whose seeds are tasty, used medicinally, for children)Mbǒŋ adíi nɛ̂ eʼlyɔ́gé boŋ anyine á nsəl.Mbǒŋ is like alligator pepper but it is sweet in the mouth.
mbóóoːWB.mbúú1ndisputeBékíí nchii ń nzag âtíi ḿme ńtɔ́gáá mbóó.They went to sort out the boundary of the farm which was in dispute.
mboó nsɛ̂dn9/101fruit like alligator pepper2seed podÁyə̄le ḿmê nkɔɔd-tê bétə̄ə̄ mbǒŋ e nsɛ̂d.On this cord they tied pods of mbǒŋ e nsɛ̂d.3grain chewed at the burial of the placenta
mboóŋgaŋɤːmboóŋgaŋDial.var.mbolóŋgaŋn9/10kind of fern
mboóŋgəən91fruit with five eyes2a peacemaking process introduced by Ngoe
mbootedn3beginningMbooted mé akan ńlɛ́lé áte.The beginning of a thing is difficult.
mboróróbemborórónBororo person, Fulani cattle herder (live on Mt Mwanenguba)
mbote1n91young ones of the same family, offspringAwóó mbote bwâm.She has lots of young ones.2generationMbote e Abraham.The generation of Abraham.3fruitfulAne mmwaád adé mbote.That woman is fruitful.4harvest
mbote2mboten3/4hat
mbɔ́gmbɔ́gn3/4stage, rung, step on ladder
mbɔln3neckSyn.abɔl 1mbɔl ń ndáb
ḿbɔlɛ̂nflute, recorder (musical instrument)
mbɔl ń ndábn3top, apex of round houseSyn.abɔl á ndábebom (é ndáb)
mbɔ́ʼlɔ̄gɛ̄1bembɔ́ʼlɔ̄gɛ̄Dial.var.mbáʼlāgɛ̄n1/21so-and-so, word used to avoid mentioning someoneʼs nameMbɔ́ʼlɔ̄gɛ̄ mə̂ aláŋgé mɛ ádê akan.It was so-and-so who told me that matter.2informant
mbɔ́ʼlɔ̄gɛ̄2bebɔ́ʼlɔ̄gɛ̄n1/2small shrub
mbɔ́lɔ́nn1loss2damage3uncalled for expenditureNkudé mbɔ́lɔ́n áyə̄le mǒto ḿme ńcháné.I had a uncalled for expenditure because of the car I bought.