Akoose–English Dictionary


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tíitíiEnglishn9/10teaCamellia sinensis; Camellia japonica
tíimideoexpressive of lightning flashingEmwɛdmwɛd étómé tíim.The lightning flashed.
tiímmideodescriptive of many
tíkɔbtíkɔbEnglishn9/10teacup
timmideopacked fullNdáb e Dyǒb elóné timm.The church was packed full.
tín e ekuutín é ekuun9/10heelheel of footCf.atín dé nkumbé
tínte e ndábtínte é ndábn9/10parlour; area in middle of houseNyíkɛ adyɛ á tínte e ndáb.Go and sit in the parlour.Tínte e ndáb ekəlé áte.The parlour is large.
tîntɛ́ɛbetîntɛ́ɛn1/2middleCf.átintê
tintinɛbetintinɛn1/21starBetintinɛ bébídé á dyǒb.The stars have come out.2fireflyLampyridaensóŋgé ń tintinɛ
titɛ́ɛbetitɛ́ɛn1/2father (respected older man)betitɛ́ɛ bé eʼbɔɔ́b
tóbó tóbóideospecialmbód tóbó tóbó,a special goat.
tómaDial.var.oftómaa
tómaaDial.var.tómaprepmore thanAwóó debyɛ́ tóma baáb.He is wiser than his friends.Cf.âtóm1
tomátotomátoEnglishn9/10tomatoSolanum lycopersicon
tónémbódtónémbódn9/10goat
toŋtoŋn9/10room
tóŋtóŋn9/101prong2spoke of bicycle3spike4cane (used in making baskets)tóŋ e ebumétóó dií
tóŋ e ebumétóŋ é ebumén9/10prong of an umbrella
tóŋgétóŋgén9/101counting, census2assessment of bride giftsBékídéchag tóŋgé ébɛ.They did assess twice, i.e., two men were here for marriage arrangments.Béhyédé tóŋgé.They came to assess the dowry.3system of renting; pledgeAsumé eche fâm tóŋgé.He gave the farm on pledge.
tóŋgɛ́ etəənmud waspBelenogaster griseusSyn.ndyɛ́ hyəgɛ́
toóbideowaiting for a long time
tóó diíoːn9piece of a broom (removed to give to guests in symbolic gesture)
tóommideoexpressive of hand clapping (two people joyfully clap their right hands together above the head)
tote e asáátote é mesáán9/10boiled unripe plum
tɔgtɛnprepwhat more