Akoose–English Dictionary


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ebáléèbálén7borrowing, loanEbálé ébébtɛ asón.Borrowing spoils a friendship.
ebamèbàmeʼbamn7/81kind of bag2sackebam é ngwɛɛèbàm é ŋgwɛ̀ːeʼbam éʼ ngwɛɛn7/8bag of peacemakerMod awé ádé ngwɛɛ awóó abám á ngwɛɛ.A peacemaker has a bag of peace.
ebámèbámeʼbámn7/8secret, sacred placeDyad tɛ́ dénwōŋ échi ebám é dyəŋgú.Each town had its own dyəngu place.ebám é ngwɛɛèbám é ŋgwɛ̀ːeʼbám éʼ ngwɛɛn7/8special place for the ngwɛɛ juju
ebambamèbàmbàmeʼbambamDualaebambamn7/8trailer, carriage of train, (something pulled), chariotMǒto médulɛ ebambam ámbīd.The vehicle is pulling a trailer behind it.
ebámbɛ́lèbámbɛ́leʼbámbɛ́ln7/8flatAláá ádé ebámbɛ́l ámīn.The stone is flat on top.Syn.ebábé1Cf.abámbé
ebám é eʼkɛèbám é èʔkɛ̀n7wall of fence ?
ebandeèbàndèeʼbanden7/8second wife, wife of secondary statusebande é mmwaádèbàndè é mmwǎːt̚eʼbande bé bebaádn7/8second wife
ebánjáèbánjáDualaebánjáconjbecauseCf.áyə̄le nɛ́n
ebaŋgeèbàŋgèeʼbaŋgen7/8plantain, with small stem and large, straight fingers
ebêbèbêp̚eʼbêbn7/8lipNyóod elédé mə́ á ebêb.The bee stung him on his lip.
eʼbéb (bé nlém)èʔbép̚ (bé nlém)n.mod14wickedness
ebébtédèbébtét̚eʼbébtédn7/81cruelty, harmAbɛllédé me ebébtéd áyə̄le echêm nguu.He did harm to my pig.2evil
eʼbéb yə̌l áteèʔbép̚ jə̌l átèn14ill-luck, not blessed, cursed, misfortune
ebelèbèleʼbeln7/81stomachNyam-tɛ́ ewóó ebel.Every animal has a stomach.2gizzard
ebelékwáŋèbèlékwáŋn71place where wizards stayMebíiʼɛ́ hǒm áde béchəgɛɛ́ ebelékwáŋ.I donʼt know the place they call ebelékwáŋ.2ditch
ebelɛbogɛ́èbèlɛ̀bògɛ́ntree hyrax, three fingersDendrohyrax dorsalisSyn.nangomɛ́
ebemèbèmeʼbemn7/81hut (for rest from work); hut in farm2dilapidated houseSênaá á ebem-tê.We slept in the hut.Cf.abemmwěbem
ebeméèbèméeʼbemén7/8head cushion, kataApémné etɔm ebemé é ngwasaá.He carried the plantain with a head cushion (made of dry plantain leaves).
eben1èbènn7dark part of palm oil, black of the oilCf.âben1
eben2èbèneʼbenn7/8paste of roasted and ground plantain peals mixed with oil, pepper and salt (eaten at birth of a child)Akɔgɛ eben.She is grinding eben.
éʼbênDial.var.ofábên
ebéndéèbéndén7prohibition, rule forbidding something (like not talking to someone as punishment)Ebéndé étómé bán mod ěekǎg á hɔspíta/waspíta.A rule has been passed that no-one should go to hospital.
éʼbɛéʔbɛ̀numtwo (for nouns of class 8)Asadé éʼked éʼbɛ.He told two riddles.Cf.ábɛbébɛébɛḿbɛmébɛ
ébɛébɛ̀numtwo (for nouns of class 10)súu ébɛ,two fish.See:éʼbɛ