Akoose–English Dictionary


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bekomékombèkòmékòmn2slave quarter, slave villageSiné me á bekomékom.Wait for me in the slave quarter.
békɔ̄ɔ̄lēbékɔ̄ɔ̄lēadjnew (for nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19)See:-ekɔ́ɔ́lé1
bekúlbèkúln1/2women on husbands side; women descended from one ancestorSyn.bǎn bé bebaádCf.nkúl
bekum bé bwěmbèkùm bé bwěmn2players
bekum bé ngaŋbèkùm bé ŋgàŋn2diviners
bekwɛ̌kwɛ̌ bé badbèkwɛ̌kwɛ̌ bé bàt̚n2lowly people
belbèln141war2fighting3bloodshed4spectacle (something which pulls crowds)áyə̄le bel ábe ámbootédtɛ́ á nkoŋ-tê...because of the trouble which began in the city...
béláánbéláːnnumthree (for nouns of class 2)See:éʼláán
belyə́ged bé mwembébèljə́gèt̚ bé mwèmbén2elders
bembaábèmbǎːPl.ofmbaá1
bémbáábémbáːadjbig (for nouns of class 2)See:-mbáá2
bémpēebémpēèadjother(s) (for nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19)See:-mpée
bénbén~demthis, these; proximal demonstrative pronoun, follows nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19bad bén,these people.See:chén
běnběnemph.demthemselves; emphatic pronoun (for nouns of classes 2, 8, 14 and 19)See:chěn
bengɔtɛɛbèŋgɔ̀tɛ̀ːn2stilts