Akoose–English Dictionary


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ebóŋgɛ́l é nlóèbóŋgɛ́l é nlóeʼbóŋgɛ́l bé nlón7/8skullMod awóó ebóŋgɛ́l é nló.A person has a skull.
ebóokɔ́ɔèbôːkɔ̂ːbebóokɔ́ɔn1/2yellow-billed barbetTrachylaemus purpuratusSyn.ntâŋ ékə́ə́lé
eboókunɛèbòː́kùnɛ̀beboókunɛn1/2palm-nut vultureGypohierax angolensis; raptor spSyn.kíiʼnɔn
ebóónlóèbóːnlón7wooden pillowpillow of headBɔɔ́b bad béhágáá ebóŋ á nló nɛ́ŋgāne mbóŋgé.In the past, people used a log under their heads as a pillow.
ebóténguleèbótéŋgùlèeʼbótéŋgulen7/8lizard, male; common agamaAgama agamaCf.ehɛlngɔmbengule
ebɔ́dɛɛèbɔ́dɛ̀ːn1plain
ebɔg1èbɔ̀k̚eʼbɔgn7/81rite, procedure2dish made of roasted plantains and oil given during childbirth ceremony
ebɔg2èbɔ̀k̚mebɔgn7/8kind of pumpkin
ebɔg3èbɔ̀k̚Sp.var.ofebog
ebɔ́keDial.var.ofebə́ke
ebɔlèbɔ̀ln7fruitful
ebɔlɛɛèbɔ̀lɛ̀ːbebɔlɛɛn1/2cassava (tied in leaves and cooked in longish bundles)
ebɔ́lɔ́gèbɔ́lɔ́k̚eʼbɔ́lɔ́gn7/8tree used as firewood (caterpillars live on it)Neoboutonia manniiEbɔ́lɔ́g éhabpɛ ngɛn.The branches of ebɔ́lɔ́g easily break.
eʼbɔmèʔbɔ̀mn14nasal mucousAhémé eʼbɔm á dúu.He blew his nose.nkén mé eʼbɔmǹkén mé èʔbɔ̀mn3clot of mucous from nose
Ebɔmèbɔ̀mn.prquarter of Nyasoso that was given to the Basel Mission. It was believed to be an evil and cursed place of evil spirits where unrepentant criminals were executed by being beatenCf.âbɔm
ebɔmɛnɛ (mesúsúɛ)èbɔ̀mɛ̀nɛ̀ (mèsúsúɛ̀)n1game involving running round a circle of peopleBɛ̌ndem bébɛle ebɔmɛnɛ.The children are playing ebɔmɛnɛ.
ebɔɔ1èbɔ̀ːeʼbɔɔn.mod7/8rottennessApwag eʼbɔɔ éʼ kɛ́d.He is removing a rotten cashew nut.ebɔɔ é ngomenyə̌èbɔ̀ː é ŋgòmèɲə̌eʼbɔɔ éʼ ngomenyə̌n7/8carcass of snake ?
ebɔɔ2èbɔ̀ːeʼbɔɔn7/8tree used for boards split by hand, caraboardAnnickia chlorantha
eʼbɔɔbèʔbɔ̀ːp̚n14now, nowadaysAtóg ádé póndé e eʼbɔɔb.There is poverty nowadays.
eʼbɔɔ́bèʔbɔ̌ːp̚Dial.var.eʼbɔɔ́dn14long agoPóndé e eʼbɔɔ́b embǒŋ tóma chii.Days gone by were better than today.
eʼbɔɔ́dèʔbɔ̌ːt̚Dial.var.ofeʼbɔɔ́b<bɔɔ́b
eʼbubèʔbùp̚mebubDial.var.eʼbudn14/6kind of rat (like bush rat), company beaf;” dark mongoose, red mongoose
ebubɛ́lèbùbɛ́leʼbubɛ́ln7/8kind of tree (leaves are used to tie corn to preserve it)
ebubudèbùbùt̚eʼbubudn71unclear, hazy, faintly, dim, cloudyAnyénné á ebubud-tê.He did not see it clearly.Mennyén nɛ́ɛ á ebubud-tê.I cannot visualize my mother, what she really looked like.I saw my mother faintly.2squintCf.âbubed
ebubwɔ́gèbùbwɔ́k̚eʼbubwɔ́gn7/8mongoose, black-legged mongoose, polecat,” foxBdeogale nigripes, etcnyəŋge ebubwɔ́gɲə̀ŋgè èbùbwɔ́k̚nyəŋge ébubwɔ́gn9/10pale fox; sand foxVulpes pallida