Akoose–English Dictionary


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âwógned1âwók̚nèt̚-nedvbe heard, be known
âwógned2âwók̚nèt̚-nedvmake warm forWógnéd mə́ mendíb.Boil up water for him.
âwóg pélâwók̚ pélv.expto be angry
awomàwòmmewomn5/61vineSyn.ewom12bark of a certain vine, used in the production of palm wineAwom áwédɛ mǐm áte.Awom bark makes the palm wine strong.
âwomeâwòmè-ev1peelAwommé mbaaŋgé.She peeled the cocoyams (after cooking).Womé me ádê abii.Peel that cola nut for me.2make smoothCf.âkomewom2nwomeǹwòmènwomen3/4skin (shed by lizard, snake, etc.)nwome ń nyə̌,skin shed by snake.
awônàwônmewônn5/6white mushroom (used for medicine)
âwónDial.var.ofâwén
âwonnedâwònnèt̚-nedvconsole, comfortBékíí mə́ awonned.They went to console her.Cf.âwennedmewonnedmèwònnèt̚n6condolence(s)Cf.mewenned
awoŋ1àwòŋmewoŋn5/6jointawoŋ á bwɛlàwòŋ á bwɛ̀ln5a joint of wood
awoŋ2àwòŋpossyour (sg.); possessive pronoun second person singular, precedes nouns of class 1See:échoŋ
awóŋàwóŋn5possessing, havingNhɔn mé awóŋ ńhédé mə́ epamé.His wealth has made him proud.
áwoŋáwòŋposs.lat your (sg.), in your (sg.); locative possessive pronoun second person singular, precedes nouns of any classSee:échoŋ
âwoŋ1âwòŋvjoinWǒŋ nkɔɔd.Join the rope.
âwoŋ2âwòŋDial.var.âhoŋ1v1travel with, move togetherBéwóó bə́ mwǎnyaŋ.He and his brother travelled together. / He travelled with his brother.2be friendsSé Ngɔ́l séwooʼ.I and Ngole are friends.
âwóŋâwóŋ1vhave, ownKɛdɛ mə́ awóó échê ekwɛ.Kede is the owner of that bag.2vget3vmarryWóŋ mmwaád nén.Marry this woman.4v.auxto have toAwóó ndyééd adyɛ́.He has to eat food.eʼwóŋgéèʔwóŋgémewóŋgén14/6marriageÁbab eʼwóŋgé éʼbóódé.Their marriage has broken up.
âwóŋgɛnâwóŋgɛ̀n-gɛnvhelpWoŋgɛ́n mɛ.Help me.nwôŋgɛnǹwôŋgɛ̀nn3help
âwóodâwôːt̚-edvcause to haveEhúu é Ndyán éwóŋté me ndutul.My return to Ndyan gave me a lot of trouble.
âwoonâwòːn-ɛnvtravel with, accompanyWoón mə́.Travel with him.Syn.âhoon 1
âwóonâwôːn-ɛnv1haveAwóŋné nkáa á kóte.He has a case in court.2marry, be marriedBéwóŋné.They married.
âwɔbeâwɔ̀bè-ev1claim; reclaimAwɔbpé mbɔ́té eché ánsumé tóŋgé.He redeemed the dress which he had given as pledge.Awɔbpé echi fâm ámbīd.He bought back his farm.2redeem, rescueAwɔbpé nló mod.He has redeemed the other one (from a situation).3set free; give freedomAwɔbpe mod.He set the man free.4die fornwɔbeǹwɔ̀bèn3ransom, money paid to reclaim something given against loanNwɔbe ḿ fâm ḿmī ḿbɛ́lé mə́ adé bwâam bɔɔb.The payment for his farm made him to be alright now.
âwɔbnedâwɔ̀p̚nèt̚vdie in place ofAwɔbnédé mwanyaŋ yə̌l.He died in place of his brother.
âwɔ́dâwɔ́t̚vcatch up with
awɔgàwɔ̀k̚mewɔgn5/61innermost part of kitchen2secret corner3dais, bed (built with sticks for dead body)4cross, originally made from forked stick
âwɔ́gâwɔ́k̚v1wash oneself, batheKɛ̌ éwɔ̂g mendíb.Go and wash yourself.2rub on (oil or ash)Awɔ́gɛ dyɔ̌g.He is rubbing on oil.âwɔ́gedâwɔ́gèt̚-edv1wash somebody2rub something on somebody; anoint3install somebodyBéwɔ́gté mə́ kə̂ŋ.They installed him as chief.nwɔ́gedǹwɔ́gèt̚n31anointment, anointing2installation3ordinationNwɔ́ged mé bepástoo ńdé ngɔn éche éhúɛʼ.The ordination of pastors is next month.
âwɔ́gedâwɔ́gèt̚-edv1wash somebody2rub something on somebody; anoint3install somebodyBéwɔ́gté mə́ kə̂ŋ.They installed him as chief.