Akoose–English Dictionary


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âchagedâtʃàgèt̚-edvwelcome as guest
âcháged1âtʃágèt̚-edvcause to hang
âcháged2âtʃágèt̚-edv1reserve for, ask to be kept in reserve; make arrangementsNkálɛɛ achágté mǐm wê Nziɛ́.Nkale reserved wine at Nzieh’s.Achágté aŋgáké á mǐm áyə̄le mpined ḿme ńdé chii.He made arrangements for a jug of wine for the wake keeping which is today.2entertain (with food)
achakasálɛ́ɛàtʃàkàsálɛ̂ːn1siamweedChromolaena odorata
âchámâtʃámvcook; prepare foodAchámé mbaaŋgé.She cooked cocoyams.nchám a ndyéédntʃám à ndjéːt̚bechám bé ndyéédn1/2cookKǎg wê nchám a ndyééd.Go to the cookʼs house.âchámeâtʃámè-evcook forAchámmé wɛ ndyééd.She has cooked food for you.âchámɛnâtʃámɛ̀n-ɛnvcook withNchámné nsoke kón é nkáálé.I cooked beans with rice.âchámnedâtʃámnèt̚-nedv1cook for2cook with (spice, etc.)Téd ábé bepakɛɛ, échâmned nken ndyééd.Take that dried fish and cook some food for the guest.
âchámeâtʃámè-evcook forAchámmé wɛ ndyééd.She has cooked food for you.
âchámɛnâtʃámɛ̀n-ɛnvcook withNchámné nsoke kón é nkáálé.I cooked beans with rice.
âchámnedâtʃámnèt̚-nedv1cook for2cook with (spice, etc.)Téd ábé bepakɛɛ, échâmned nken ndyééd.Take that dried fish and cook some food for the guest.
âchanâtʃànvbuyâchaneâtʃànè-evbuy forChané mə́ ḿmên metámbé.Buy him those shoes.
âchaneâtʃànè-evbuy forChané mə́ ḿmên metámbé.Buy him those shoes.
achaŋàtʃàŋmechaŋn5/61general name for plants like pineapple2lily; plant used for medical purposesAnanas sativusachaŋ á koŋgeàtʃàŋ á kòŋgèn5leaves used as medicine on bullet woundsachaŋ á mod aséàtʃàŋ á mòɾ àsén5thorny, strong scented leaves (used in asâb and in protective medicine against poison)medicinal plant of the deadachaŋ á nyanyagàtʃàŋ á ɲàɲàk̚n5kind of plant (used in edim medicine for childhood sickness, e.g. ŋke dyobe)achaŋ dé eʼkánékánàtʃàŋ dé èʔkánékánn51dodder, parasite grown by putting them on other plantsCuscuta australisSyn.achaŋ dé nkumɛahaŋ3 12medicinal plant used after miraculous escapeachaŋ dé esembeàtʃàŋ dé èsèmbèmechaŋ mé eʼsemben5/61pineappleAnanas comosusÁdén achaŋ ányinɛʼ híin.This pineapple is very sweet.Achaŋ áde déyəgɛ áwinte mod mesoŋ.An unripe pineapple puts oneʼs teeth on edge.2young cone (of palm tree)achaŋ dé nkumɛàtʃàŋ dé ŋkùmɛ̀n5dodderCuscuta australisSyn.achaŋ dé eʼkánékán 1ahaŋ3 1achaŋ dékumagàtʃàŋ dékùmàk̚n5kind of leaves, striped, used to treat ngume swellings
âcháŋâtʃáŋv1plead, beg, ask forSêcháá bán élagsɛn sé.We beg you to excuse us.Cháŋ nkamlɛn ńsudted wɛ nkɔgsɛn.Plead with the chief to reduce your punishment.Cháŋ mɔ́ ábɛ wɛ awíndé.Beg him to give you a pencil.Acháá mə́ áhyɛ mə́ á nsɔ́n.He begged him to come to work.2apologizemecháŋgémètʃáŋgén6pleadings, pleasBépɛ́ɛ́né mecháŋgé áwɛ̄d.They came to our house pleading.They brought pleadings to our place.
achaŋ á ngəàtʃàŋ á ŋgə̀n5medicinal plant, poisonous
achebàtʃèp̚mechebDial.var.acheebn5/6bell (for dog in hunting)Hɛ́ mbwɛ́ acheeb á nkə́ŋ.Put the bell on the dog.
âchebâtʃèp̚vsharpenNchebɛ páá.I am sharpening a cutlass.
achebɛ́àtʃèbɛ́bɛchebɛ́n1/2tree, seeds from fallen fruits used as groundnut substituteMagnistipula tessmannii
âchedâtʃèt̚v1make soft, weakenChěd mesáá á dǔ-te bwâm.Soften the plums well on the fire.2calm, relaxBéchédé bə́ ekɛ á nzii.They did not hurry their journey.âchedɛnâtʃèdɛ̀n-ɛnvbe gentle with
âchédâtʃét̚vmake a soundAchéde metam.He is making a roaring sound.
âchedɛnâtʃèdɛ̀n-ɛnvbe gentle with
âched yə̌lâtʃèt̚ jə̌lv.exp1calm down; be patient; be relaxed2be attentive
acheebàtʃèːp̚Dial.var.ofacheb
âcheleâtʃèlè-evblock offAkə́ə́ meláá boŋ mendíb méchele.He piles stones to block off the water.Achellé mendíb aá méetōmɛ̄ɛ̄ á mbəŋ.He blocked off the water from flowing down.
âchelɛnâtʃèlɛ̀n-ɛnvbulge
âchemâtʃèmvrecognize, realizeWɛ̌chem mə́ nzé enyéné mə́.You will recognize him when you see him.âchemledâtʃèmlèt̚-ledvrecognizeâchemtedâtʃèmtèt̚-tedvcause to understandNdúpé pɔ́le eché áchémtédé me áte.I understand/agree with what he made clear to me.eʼchemèʔtʃèmmechemn14/6sign, seal, mark, to show ownership of animal or objecteʼchemlédèʔtʃèmlét̚mechemlédn14/61example2sign (something you can recognize)3cut marks (on pigs)4symptomnchemtɛnǹtʃèmtɛ̀nDial.var.nchentɛnn31understanding2agreement, covenantNchemtɛn mə̂ ńdé edəŋge.Agreement is love.3reconciliation, harmony
âchemledâtʃèmlèt̚-ledvrecognize