Akoose–English Dictionary


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sɔ́tesɔ́teEnglishn9/10shirt
sss sss1ideobe quiet2exclsound used to drive animals
stímastímaEnglishsteamern9/10boat, ship
sú, mesún9/10~61dayḿmé mesú,those days.Syn.bǐn 2epun 1mbwɛ2time
súkə̄lɛ̄nnickname ?
súlédsúlédn9/10reed, kind of grassSúléd édé á ebwóge.Súléd grass grows in the crater plain.
Sumedyaŋn.prwife of Ngoe, the mythical ancestor
súmə̄prowe two, pronoun first plus third person dual exclusivesúmə̄ baábɛ,we two people/the two of us.
súnsúnɛ́ɛ́besúnsúnɛ́ɛ́n1/2tadpole almost developed into a frog (hands and legs are fully developed, but still has a small tail)
súpeGermanSuppen9kind of soup,” sauce with salt
sútesúteEnglishn9/10suit, coat
súusúun9/10fishsáá a súu
swábideoideophone depicting cutting actionAsɛ́lé ntâŋ awě prîse embáá etúu swáb.He cut off the ear of the high priest’s slave, swap!
swáŋŋideo1farAkií á ahín-tê swáŋŋ.He went far in the bush.2expressive of sound of broom
syáāSpell.var.síāprowe, pronoun, first person plural inclusive
syáadɒːsyáadn9/10soldier ant,” driver antDorylinaeCf.mbwɔgɛ́lé syáadngwag
syábə̄əprowe; pronoun first plus third person plural exclusive
-syəə́lSpell.var.of-syə̌l
syəkésyəkén9/10cigarette
syəkɛlɛnsieve for dry things (flour, coffee, beans)
-syə̌lSpell.var.-syəə́lDial.var.-syəə́nadjall, whole (taking agreement prefix for classes 1-19)Nyípêm kálag ésyə̄ə̄l.Carry all the books.Cf.asyə̌lásyə̄lbésyə̄lesyə̌lésyə̄léʼsyə̄lmésyə̄lńsyə̄l
syə́ŋsyə́ŋn9/101African linsangPoiana richardsonii2small-spotted genetGenetta genetta3blotched genetGenetta tigrina
syə̌ŋn.modsmoothAdé syə̌ŋ.He is smooth.