Akoose–English Dictionary


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âyaŋâjàŋvoppose, refuse, deny
âyáŋâjáŋDial.var.ânyáŋvfryAyáá nsule.She fried ripe bananas.Syn.âwáŋCf.mewáŋgémenyáŋgemèɲáŋgèn.mod6friedkón é menyáŋge / kón éche bényáá,fried beans.
âyɛDial.var.ofâhyɛ
âyɛ́Dial.var.ofâhyɛ́
ayɛ̂dàjɛ̂t̚meyɛ̂dn5/6small fruit shaped like testicles (also called abin ‘testicle’)Mallotus oppositifolius
âyɛ́dâjɛ́t̚vexplode
âyɛlâjɛ̀lvslice (vegetables)Ayɛlé nduu.She sliced bitter leaves.
âyɛleâjɛ̀lè-ɛnvbe forward; be disrespectful, interrupt when people are speaking, insolent; do what is beyond youAne mod ayɛllɛʼ.That man is too forward.
âyɛ́leâjɛ́lè-evwither
ayɛnàjɛ̀nmeyɛnn5/6wine (from oil palm)
âyəg1âjə̀k̚v.adj1be redAyəgɛ nɛ́ɛ mbin.He is red like a deer.Syn.âtán22be ripe, ripenâyəgedâjə̀gèt̚-edvmake ripeAyəgté nsule á ahín-tê ḿmē ákwɛllé.He left the bananas which he cut to ripen in the bush.eʼyəgèʔjə̀k̚n.mod14redness, redEʼyəg ábī éʼdíɛ̄ nɛ́ɛ eʼyəg éʼ mbin.He is red like a deer.Syn.etán 2eyəkeèjə̀kèbeyəken.mod7red, rednessEyəke é edíb é nkwɛ̌.Red sea.
âyəg2âjə̀k̚vbe wild
âyəg3âjə̀k̚vbe folded
ayə́geàjə́gèn51learning2lessonNwɛsɛn mə̂ ńhɛdnɛʼ áyə̄le ayə́ge.It is perseverance which is necessary for learning.
âyəgeâjə̀gèDial.var.ofâyɔge
âyə́geâjə́gè-evlearn, studyAyə́gké ehɔ́b é Íŋglīse.He learnt English.N'yə́gké ásē á esukúle é mesyɔn.I studied at the mission school.âyə́gtɛnâjə́gtɛ̀n-tɛnvmimic, imitate (with intent to annoy)Yə́gtɛ́n mə́ ngáne áhɔ́bɛɛ́.Imitate how he talks.ayə́geàjə́gèn51learning2lessonNwɛsɛn mə̂ ńhɛdnɛʼ áyə̄le ayə́ge.It is perseverance which is necessary for learning.ayə́gedàjə́gèt̚n5teaching
ayə́gedàjə́gèt̚n5teaching
âyəgedâjə̀gèt̚-edvmake ripeAyəgté nsule á ahín-tê ḿmē ákwɛllé.He left the bananas which he cut to ripen in the bush.
âyə́gedâjə́gèt̚-edvteachN'yə́gtɛ́ mə́ kálag.I taught him.
âyə́gɛnâjə́gɛ̀n-ɛnvlie acrossAyə́gné á nzii-tê aá mǒto méetōmɛ̄ʼ.He was lying across the road saying no vehicle should go past.
âyə́gtɛnâjə́gtɛ̀n-tɛnvmimic, imitate (with intent to annoy)Yə́gtɛ́n mə́ ngáne áhɔ́bɛɛ́.Imitate how he talks.
á yə̌l eá jə̌l èprepon behalf of
áyə̄leájə̄lè1conjbecause2prepfor3onáyə̄le ḿmê nkɔɔd-tê, bétə̄ə̄ ...on this cord, they tie ...4from among
áyə̄le nɛ́nájə̄lè nɛ́nconjbecauseCf.ebánjá
âyɔgeâjɔ̀gè-eDial.var.âyəge1v.auxalways, usuallyNgwanɛ́ ayɔgé akule.Ngwane is always ill.Ayɔgké apɛ hɛ́n.He always came here.2vnever (with negative verb)Éeyɔgkɛɛ́ apɛ hɛ́n.He never comes here.Cf.âlyɔge