Akoose–English Dictionary


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chǒtʃǒDial.var.ofchə̌
chô chô chôtʃô tʃô tʃôideosound of monkeys moving in treesAtáné beŋgááŋgágɛ béhebɛʼ á mɛl-mîn chô chô chô.He found white monkeys moving in the trees chô chô chô.
chôdtʃôt̚chôdEnglishn9/10church
chodchodtʃòdtʃòt̚tʃòt̚ tʃòt̚ideofrighteningly, threateningly, look closelyBéntyém chodchod, bébántáád Yésuɛ mekan á yə̌l.They stepped forward frighteningly and accused Jesus.
chogchogɛtʃògtʃògɛ̀bechogchogɛn1/21small black fly that gather on stale food or dirty utensilsBechogchogɛ békáŋnɛ́né pân é mbinde.Flies gather on dirty dishes.2small black fly that is attracted by sweat (sweat bees)Syn.mepobpob3black stinging ant
chokôdtʃòkôt̚Pl.byokôdn7/81chameleon2Pfefferʼs chameleonChamaeleo pfefferiOnly four of these ch. have ever been found, on Mt Kupe at around 1,300 m. and on Mt Mwanenguba.
chokôd e ebambutʃòkôɾ è èbàmbùbyokôd bé ebambun7/8crested chameleonLowland species found up to 800 m.
chokôd e ekonetʃòkôɾ è èkònèbyokôd bé ekonen7/8four horn chameleonChamaeleo quadricornisOnly known from Mt Kupe and Mt Mwanenguba. Some have six horns. It occurs above 1300 m.
chokôd e epwontʃòkôɾ è èpwònbyokôd bé epwonn7/8pygmy chameleonRhampholeon spectrumIt cannot cling to undergrowth with its tail; it lives on the forest floor instead of in the trees at all altitudes.
chokôd é mesébtʃòkôɾ é mèsép̚byokôd bé mesébn7/81three horned chameleon2Cameroon mountain chameleonChamaeleo montiumIt is only found on the mountains of Cameroon, between 500 and 1200 m.
chokôd ésadtʃòkôɾ ésàt̚byokôd éʼsadn7/8Quilo chameleon (is small and black)
chǒmtʃǒmbyěm, bwěmn7/8thingNzɛ́ chómɛ́?Which thing?Cf.chǒmchom
chômagtʃômàk̚bwěmagn7/8thing, something unknownBɛ̌ me chômmag chê.Give me that thing.
chǒmchomtʃǒmtʃòmn7nothing, always used with a verb in the negativeChǒmchom ésaá á ndáb-te.There is nothing in the house.Cf.chǒm
chomésétʃòméséPl.byěmsén7/8kind of yam
chondɛtʃòndɛ̀bwendɛn7/8poisonous toad
chǒŋtʃǒŋbǒŋn7/8hoeMamáá awóó chǒŋ.Mother has a hoe.
chóŋgólóŋtʃóŋgólóŋideosound of falling
chóŋŋtʃóŋŋideothoughtfullyAdyɛ̌ chóŋŋ nɛ̂ mod awógé dyam dé mbéb.He sat silently like a man who had received bad news.
chóotʃɤ̂ːideosound of jumping quicklyKém éhébɛʼ chóo.The monkeys are jumping.
choódtʃòː́t̚boódn7/8palm nut vulture ?Gypohierax angolensis ?
choódɛ́ɛ́tʃɤ̌ːdɛ́ːn1saviour
chóóŋŋtʃóːŋŋSp.var.ofchóŋŋ
chɔ̂dtʃɔ̂t̚chɔ̂dEnglishn9/10church
chɔ̂gtʃɔ̂k̚chɔ̂gEnglishn9/10jug