Akoose–English Dictionary


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âwɔmâwɔ̀mv.adjbe lazyAwɔmé.He is lazy.
âwɔ́mâwɔ́mv1scratchWɔ́m me nkaŋ.Scratch my scabies.2itchNwɔmɛ yə̌l.My body itches. Lit.: I itch body.3planeCf.ekɔ́mbɛlâwɔ́meâwɔ́mè-ev1plane2scrape offAwɔ́mmé abámbé.He planed the plank.âwɔ́medâwɔ́mèt̚-edv1have planedAwɔ́mté abámbé.He had the plank planed.Awɔ́mté me abámbé.He made me plane the plank.2cause itchingÁbé bwɛl eʼ́wɔ́mté me yə̌l.This medicine makes me itch.âwɔ́mɛnâwɔ́mɛ̀n-ɛnvplane withAwɔ́mné abámbé ekɔ́mbɛl.He planed the plank with a plane.âwɔ́mnedâwɔ́mnèt̚-nedvplane something with somethingAwɔ́mnédé abámbé ekɔ́mbɛl.He planed the plank with a plane.Wɔ́mnéd mə́ abámbé.Plane the plank for him.âwɔ́mnɛnâwɔ́mnɛ̀n-nɛnvplane withAtédé ekɔ́mbe, awɔ̂mnaan abámbé.He took the plane and used it to plane the plank.âwɔ́mtedâwɔ́mtèt̚-tedvscratch oneselfMbód ewɔ̂mtaad me esɛ́d é ndáb.The goat is scratching itself on my wall.âwɔ́mtɛnâwɔ́mtɛ̀n-tɛnvitch, cause itchingÁbé bwɛl éʼwɔ̂mtaan yə̌l.This medicine causes itching.nwɔ́mtédǹwɔ́mtét̚n3planing, of plank, woodNwɔ́mtéd ḿbóó.The planing is well done.
âwɔmeâwɔ̀mè-evmove on or close to the groundSyáad éwɔmɛʼ á ndɔɔb-tê.The soldier ants move on the ground.
âwɔ́meâwɔ́mè-ev1plane2scrape offAwɔ́mmé abámbé.He planed the plank.
âwɔ́medâwɔ́mèt̚-edv1have planedAwɔ́mté abámbé.He had the plank planed.Awɔ́mté me abámbé.He made me plane the plank.2cause itchingÁbé bwɛl eʼ́wɔ́mté me yə̌l.This medicine makes me itch.
âwɔ́mɛnâwɔ́mɛ̀n-ɛnvplane withAwɔ́mné abámbé ekɔ́mbɛl.He planed the plank with a plane.
âwɔ́mnedâwɔ́mnèt̚-nedvplane something with somethingAwɔ́mnédé abámbé ekɔ́mbɛl.He planed the plank with a plane.Wɔ́mnéd mə́ abámbé.Plane the plank for him.
âwɔ́mnɛnâwɔ́mnɛ̀n-nɛnvplane withAtédé ekɔ́mbe, awɔ̂mnaan abámbé.He took the plane and used it to plane the plank.
âwɔ́mtedâwɔ́mtèt̚-tedvscratch oneselfMbód ewɔ̂mtaad me esɛ́d é ndáb.The goat is scratching itself on my wall.
âwɔ́mtɛnâwɔ́mtɛ̀n-tɛnvitch, cause itchingÁbé bwɛl éʼwɔ̂mtaan yə̌l.This medicine causes itching.
âwɔnâwɔ̀nvdeceive
âwɔɔ1âwɔ̀ːvlaughAwɔɔ lɔɔ.He is laughing.
âwɔɔ2âwɔ̀ː-evlaugh atAwɔɔdɛ bə́.He is laughing at them.Awɔɔ́dé me-e?Did he laugh at me?
âwɔɔdâwɔ̀ːt̚-edvmake somebody laughAnwɔɔ́d bə́.He made them laugh.
âwɔɔ ekwágɛ́lâwɔ̀ː èkwágɛ́lvsmile cynically
âwubâwùp̚vpull outWǔb páá áte.Pull out the cutlass.Cf.âhubâwubeâwùbè-ev1weed, uproot2harvestAwubé lɛn.He harvested mushrooms.âwubɛnâwùbɛ̀n-ɛnvuprootCf.âhubɛn
âwub áteâwùb átèv.ph1throw with force2half doneMbaaŋgé éwúbé áte áyə̄le muú ńdímé.The cocoyams are only half done because the fire went out.
awubeàwùbèmewuben5/61weedingMewube médé á ahín-te.There is a lot of weeding to be done in the bush.2weeds
âwubeâwùbè-ev1weed, uproot2harvestAwubé lɛn.He harvested mushrooms.
âwub ekuuâwùb èkùːv1lift a leg2stepWǔb mekuu.Go ahead.
âwubɛnâwùbɛ̀n-ɛnvuproot
âwud áteâwùd átèv.phcause to be serious
âwúdeâwúdè-evrelaxWúdé hɛ̂.Rest here.Nkag awúde.I am going to relax (at friends).Cf.ngúde
âwúɛnâwúɛ̀n-ɛnvkill withAwúɛ́né kúb páá.He killed the hen with a cutlass.
âwúɛn nló áteâwûːn nló átèv.expbe stubborn (towards)Epɔ́tɛɛ awúɛne me nló áte.Epote is stubborn towards me.