Akoose–English Dictionary


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awɛ̂nàwɛ̂nn5chestnut-flanked sparrowhawkAccipiter castanilius
áwɛnáwɛ̀nposs.lat your(s), in your(s); locative possessive pronoun second person plural, precedes nouns of any classNkag áwɛn.I am going to yours.See:échɛn
âwɛsɛnâwɛ̀sɛ̀n-sɛn1vpersevere, tolerate, put up with, endureAwɛsɛné ndutul.He put up with the trouble.Awɛsɛné ḿmī nsɔ́n.He kept going in his work.2v.auxpersevere toMɛ̌wɛsɛ́n âsin awem nsón.I will keep waiting for my friend.3v.auxnwɛsɛnǹwɛ̀sɛ̀nn3perseverance; persisting; enduranceNwɛsɛn awɛsɛ́né nkɔl.He has remained a bachelor.
awiàwìDial.var.awe2posshis, her; possessive pronoun third person singular, precedes nouns of class 1See:échi
áwiáwìposs.lat his, at her, in his, in her; locative possessive pronoun third person singular, precedes nouns of any classSee:échi
âwii1âwìː-evbe touched, hurtÁdê akan áwíídé me.That matter hurt me.Cf.âwɛ
âwii2âwìːvmake feel bad
âwíitɛnâwîːtɛ̀n-tɛnv1suffer for2die because of
awíndéàwíndémewíndén5/6pencilÁdén awíndé déetelɛ́ɛ́ bwâm.This pencil does not write well.
âwinedâwìnèt̚-edvput on edgeAchaŋ áde déeyəge áwintɛ mod mesoŋ.An unripe pineapple puts oneʼs teeth on edge.
âwóbâwóp̚Dial.var.âwébvplay a drum, bottle (as instrument)Awóbɛ ngɔm.He is playing the drum.âwóbɛnâwóbɛ̀n-ɛnvdrum with
awobéàwòbémewobén5/6kind of plant
âwobeâwòbè-evwash thingsâwobnedâwòp̚nèt̚-nedvwash forWobnéd me mbeé áte.Wash this pot for me.Cheé ékə́ə́ boŋ wěewobnédé me pân chén-ee?Why didnʼt you wash those pans for me?nwobeǹwòbèn3cleansing, washing, purificationnwobé byěmŋ̀wòbé bjěmbewobé byěmn1/2washerman
âwóbɛnâwóbɛ̀n-ɛnvdrum with
âwobnedâwòp̚nèt̚-nedvwash forWobnéd me mbeé áte.Wash this pot for me.Cheé ékə́ə́ boŋ wěewobnédé me pân chén-ee?Why didnʼt you wash those pans for me?
âwógâwók̚v1hear2listen3feel4tasteWóg nzab e nkwɛ̌.Taste the soup.âwógedâwógèt̚-edvcause to hear, feel; giveAwógté mə́ eʼsôn.He made him ashamed.âwógɛnâwógɛ̀n-ɛnv1hear with2feel withWógɛ́n mə́ ké chéé éche álâŋgɛɛ́ wɛ.Hear whatever he tells you.3obeyAwógne sáá.He obeys his father.4feel joy withâwóglɛnâwóglɛ̀n-lɛnv1listenWóglɛ́n anén mwǎ pɔ́le boŋ ékag.Listen to this short story before you go.2tasteWóglɛ́n mǐm.Taste the wine.nwógɛnǹwógɛ̀nn3hearingnwógtédǹwógtét̚n31news2message; what is heardâwóg bwâamâwók̚ bwâàmv.expto be happy, satisfiedâwóg eʼsônâwóg èʔsônv.expbe ashamedâwógɛn menyiŋgeâwógɛ̀n mèɲìŋgèv.expbe pleased byâwóg pélâwók̚ pélv.expto be angry
âwóg bwâamâwók̚ bwâàmv.expto be happy, satisfied
âwóg dúuâwók̚ dûːv.exphear about, take note of, be notoriousNgáne áwógáá mə́ dúu...As he had heard about him...
âwógeâwógè-evwarm up foodWógé nzab.Warm up the soup.Syn.âbáb
âwógedâwógèt̚-edvcause to hear, feel; giveAwógté mə́ eʼsôn.He made him ashamed.
âwóg eʼsônâwóg èʔsônv.expbe ashamed
âwógɛnâwógɛ̀n-ɛnv1hear with2feel withWógɛ́n mə́ ké chéé éche álâŋgɛɛ́ wɛ.Hear whatever he tells you.3obeyAwógne sáá.He obeys his father.4feel joy with
âwógɛn menyiŋgeâwógɛ̀n mèɲìŋgèv.expbe pleased by
âwogledâwòglèt̚-ledvstruggle withAwoglaad ehid é nyam á nsəl-tê.He is turning a bone in his mouth, struggling to eat it.
âwóglɛnâwóglɛ̀n-lɛnv1listenWóglɛ́n anén mwǎ pɔ́le boŋ ékag.Listen to this short story before you go.2tasteWóglɛ́n mǐm.Taste the wine.