Akoose–English Dictionary


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âbɔ́dedâbɔ́dèt̚-edvcause to disappear
abɔgàbɔ̀k̚mebɔgn5/6pumpkinAbɔg ábóó ndyééd.Pumpkin is good to eat.
abɔlàbɔ̀lmebɔln5/61neckSyn.mbɔl2apex (of roof)abɔl á ndábàbɔ̀l á ndáp̚mebɔl mé ndábn5/6apex of round houseEkudkud éhúdé abɔl á ndáb.The storm removed the top of the house.Syn.ebom (é ndáb)mbɔl ń ndábmbíd e abɔlmbíɾ è àbɔ̀lmbíd é abɔln9/10back of neck, nape
âbɔmâbɔ̀mv1beat, hit, slap, kickBɔ̌m mə́ abɛ̂n.Slap him.2shootCf.Ebɔmâbɔmɛnâbɔ̀mɛ̀n-ɛnvbeat withAbɔmné mə́ ekáá.He beat him with his hand.âbɔmtedâbɔ̀mtèt̚-tedv1beat very hard2flogAbɔmtaad metráase.She is beating the mattress.âbɔm ásēâbɔ̀m ásēv.phknock down, make to fallKibnéd mə́ ntóŋ, boŋ ébɔm mə́ áse.Twist his stick and make him fall.âbɔmɛn nlóâbɔ̀mɛ̀n nlóv.exphead (ball)Abɔmné bɔ́ɔl nló.He headed the ball.âbɔmted yə̌l áseâbɔ̀mtèt̚ jə̌l ásèv.expthrow oneself downAbɔmtáádtáá yə̌l áse.She was throwing herself down.
âbɔ́mâbɔ́mvgo softByaá éʼdé á enyɛn-tê ábɛl nɛ́n éʼbɔ̂m.The leaves are in the sun so that they should go soft.âbɔ́mɛnâbɔ́mɛ̀n-ɛnvsleep lightly
âbɔm ásēâbɔ̀m ásēv.phknock down, make to fallKibnéd mə́ ntóŋ, boŋ ébɔm mə́ áse.Twist his stick and make him fall.
âbɔ́me nlóâbɔ́mè nló-ev.expnod oneʼs head
âbɔmɛnâbɔ̀mɛ̀n-ɛnvbeat withAbɔmné mə́ ekáá.He beat him with his hand.
âbɔ́mɛnâbɔ́mɛ̀n-ɛnvsleep lightly
âbɔmɛn nlóâbɔ̀mɛ̀n nlóv.exphead (ball)Abɔmné bɔ́ɔl nló.He headed the ball.
âbɔmtedâbɔ̀mtèt̚-tedv1beat very hard2flogAbɔmtaad metráase.She is beating the mattress.
âbɔmted yə̌l áseâbɔ̀mtèt̚ jə̌l ásèv.expthrow oneself downAbɔmtáádtáá yə̌l áse.She was throwing herself down.
âbɔnâbɔ̀nvpick upMeléedɛ abwágtɛ bɛ̌ndem áte aá bébɔnɛ mepab.The teacher is making the students to move to and fro to pick up papers.
âbɔn áteâbɔ̀n átè1v.phselect2vchooseBɔ̌n kón áte.Choose some beans.3vsort
abɔŋkidàbɔ̀ŋkìt̚n5kind of leaf (resembles chyěŋgwaa, used for sóŋ)
abɔ́ɔ́àbɔ́ːmebɔ́ɔ́n5/6heapAkúmé á abɔ́ɔ́ á kaké.He heaped the cocoa into a pile.abɔ́ɔ́ á hyǒn,heap of firewood.
âbɔɔâbɔ̀ː-ev.adjrot, be rottenMbód ebɔɔdé.The goat is rotten.âbɔɔdâbɔ̀ːt̚-edvmake rotten, leave to rotAbɔɔdté nyam á melám.He let the animal rot in the traps.
âbɔ́ɔâbɔ̂ːv1be lost, get lostMbód ebɔ́ɔ́ me.My goat is missing.2lackCf.âbɔ́dâbɔ́ɔnâbɔ̂ːn-ɛnvescape, fleeNgáne béhɔ́bé bán Kɔ́dɛ achíbé klɔ́ke, abɔ́ɔ́né mechîb á ahín.Because Kode is accused of stealing a clock/watch he has run away.âbɔ́ɔtɛnâbɔ̂ːtɛ̀n-tɛnvlose, get lostAbɔ́ɔ́tɛ́né me á dǐd-te.I lost sight of him.
âbɔɔdâbɔ̀ːt̚-edvmake rotten, leave to rotAbɔɔdté nyam á melám.He let the animal rot in the traps.
âbɔ́ɔnâbɔ̂ːn-ɛnvescape, fleeNgáne béhɔ́bé bán Kɔ́dɛ achíbé klɔ́ke, abɔ́ɔ́né mechîb á ahín.Because Kode is accused of stealing a clock/watch he has run away.
âbɔ́ɔtɛnâbɔ̂ːtɛ̀n-tɛnvlose, get lostAbɔ́ɔ́tɛ́né me á dǐd-te.I lost sight of him.
âbúbâbúp̚vroast (by/over the fire)âbúbeâbúbè-evwarm (by the fire) in order to soften (leaves)Búbé chyaá é eʼtɔm.Soften the plantain leaf by the fire.
âbúbeâbúbè-evwarm (by the fire) in order to soften (leaves)Búbé chyaá é eʼtɔm.Soften the plantain leaf by the fire.
âbubedâbùbèt̚-edvsquintAbubtɛ mǐd áte.He squints.Cf.ebubud
abúbóŋàbúbóŋmebúbóŋn5/6kneeCheé ébɛ́lé wɛ abúbóŋ?What happened to your knee?