Akoose–English Dictionary


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sémsémn9/101hammer used by blacksmithMod eʼlûd awóó sém eche álúɛnɛ páan echin.The blacksmith has a hammer with which he makes kitchen knives.2chisel for carving mortarsAwóó sém echě ásoŋnɛɛ́ eʼbwɔg.He has a chisel with which he carves mortars.
sésébsésébn9/10flower (of mature cocoyam or colocasia)
vnegative of -dé to be (dependent subject form)pɔ́le éche éesɛ̌ mbále,stories which are not true.
sɛ́t.adMr, term of address for eldersSɛ́ Ngɔlɛ,Mr. Ngole.sɛ́ mesápɛ́ɛ́
sɛ́dɛbesɛ́dɛn1/2last hand of plantains (small)
sɛ́ɛprowe; emphatic pronoun for first person plural exclusive
sɛ́ɛ mwǎnPl.besɛ́ɛ bé bǎnn1/2father of a child
sɛlébesɛlén1/2cricket
sɛ́ mesápɛ́ɛ́titpseudonym for Mwankum, euphemismCf.esápɛ́ɛ́mwǎnkumsɛ́ mwangongɛ́ɛ́
sɛ́ mwangongɛ́ɛ́titpseudonym for MwankumCf.esápɛ́ɛ́mwǎnkumsɛ́ mesápɛ́ɛ́
-sɛnsfxverb stem suffix (extension)âboŋsɛn,prepare.Cf.-saan
sɛnzesɛnzen9/10menʼs loincloth, several metres long
sɛ́nzesɛ́nzeDial.var.sə́nzen9/10soldier
sɛ́nzɛ́ɛn1seasonal streamSyn.esɛ́nzɛ́ɛ
sɛsúsɛsún9/10comb
sə́nzeDial.var.ofsɛ́nze
síāSpell.var.ofsyáā
síb-tɛ́quanteach; repeatedlymod síb-tɛ́,every person.mwɛ̌ síb-tɛ́,year after year.
sidsidn9/10kind of fish
siisiin9/10wound, cut, soreAwóó sii á ekuu.He has a wound on his foot.
síisíin9/101white ant2termitesSíi édyédé kálag.Termites have eaten the books.
síləŋsíləŋEnglishn9/10shilling
simbɛ́lɛ́besimbɛ́lɛ́n1/2game of throwing and catching
símésimsímésimn9/101shrub used for brooms and for medicineSida rhombifolia; Sida sp. aff. rhombifolia2kind of weedSida garckeana
símɛntesímɛnteEnglishn9/10cement