Akoose–English Dictionary


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sínagsínagn9/10wartAwóó sínag á yə̌l.He has a wart.
-ʼsóadjfirst (takes agreement prefix for classes 1-19)Adé mod aʼsó.He is the first person.Cf.aʼsóbéʼsódéʼsóeʼsóéʼsóméʼsó
sólídsólídn9/10kind of weedAcroceras zizanioides
sǒmsǒmn9/10drill (baboon); sumbuMandrillus leocophaeus
sómsómideoreal born, genuine, true
sônexclpleaseSôn, cháá me ane mod, boŋ éekɛɛné me á kóte.Please, beg that man not to take me to court.
soŋsoŋn9/10graveBélímɛ soŋ.They are digging a grave.ndém e soŋ
sóŋ1sóŋn9/10your fatherechoŋ sóŋ,your father.Cf.sáŋsóó
sóŋ2sóŋn9/10pilesAkullɛ sóŋ.He is sick with piles.
soósoón9/10sawNsɛ́nlé soó bwɛl.I cut the tree with a saw.
sóoɤːprowe two, pronoun for first plus second person dual inclusiveSóo dékag,(You and I) let’s go.
sóóoːbesóón1/2your fatherCf.sáŋsóŋ1
soóbadɛbesoóbadɛn1/2cemetery, graveyardSoóbadɛ adé á nzii e Nguúse.The cemetery is on the road to Ngussi.
sɔ́bɛlebesɔ́bɛleVar.sɔ́blɛEnglishn1/2shovel, spadeAtédé sɔ́bɛle, akií ntom alím.He took a spade and went to dig a latrine.
sɔ́kén9drunkennessSɔ́ké edé mə́ á yə̌l bwâmbwam.He is very drunk.
sɔ́mbén9bride
sɔ́mɛnsɔ́mɛnEnglishsummonn9/10convocation
sɔ́nsɔ́nn9/10choice nut (first one to be ripe on a palm tree)sɔ́n e mbíí
sɔ̂ndésɔ̂ndéEnglishn9/10weekAbɛlé nsɔ́n sɔ̂ndé pɔ́g.He worked for one week.
Sɔ̂ndéSɔ̂ndéEnglishn9/10Sunday
sɔndɔ́mmideodepicting sound of falling into waterAhúné á edib-tê sɔndɔ́mm.He fell into the water, splash.
sɔ́n e mbíísɔ́n é mbíín9/10choice palm nut
sɔ́ɔ́sɔ́ɔ́n9/10bay duiker, black striped duiker, black-backed duikerCephalophus dorsalis
sɔ́pesɔ́peEnglishn9/10soapnkɔ́ké ń sɔ́pe
sɔ́pe e byaásɔ́pe e byaán9/10swamp morning gloryIpomoea aquatica