Akoose–English Dictionary


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eʼbudDial.var.ofeʼbub
ebûdèbût̚eʼbûdn7/8edible black frog
ebúmèbúmeʼbúmn7/8matAlóo ebúm.He is making a mat.Achané ebúm éche ánaŋgɛ́ ámīn.He bought a mat on which to lie.ebúm é nkááléèbúm é ŋkáːléeʼbúm bé nkáálén7/8carpet
ebumbéèbùmbéDial.var.ebumbún7dustEbumbé éwánlé nsɛsú.Dust carries jiggers.
ebumbúDial.var.ofebumbé
ebúméèbúméeʼbúmén7/8umbrellaÉchem ebúmé ékə́lé.My umbrella is big.Syn.ngɛŋgúCf.âbúmɛntóŋ e ebumétóŋ è èbùmétóŋ é ebumén9/10prong of an umbrella
ebundéèbùndén7fighting for somethingBébɛlɛ ebundé é ndɔɔb.They are fighting for land.
eʼbuuèʔbùːn.mod14many
eʼbúúbwɔ́gèʔbúːbwɔ́k̚n14fearAhɔ́bé aá mə́kag á ahín, eʼbúúbwɔ́g éʼkóbé mə́.He said he was going to the bush, he was afraid.Syn.mbwɔ́g4UB
ebwágɛ́bwákéèbwágɛ́bwákéDial.var.ebwákɛn7unreliable, lazyCf.âbwág
ébwagɛ̂lébwàgɛ̂leʼbwagɛ̂ln7/8scarecrowAbommé ébwagɛ̂l á ahín á mbaaŋgé.He nailed up a scarecrow in the cocoyam farm.
ebwákɛèbwákɛ̀Dial.var.ofebwágɛ́bwáké
ebweŋ(UB), cf.ebwɛ
ebwɛèbwɛ̀UB.ebweŋn71soul2energy, strengthEbwɛ émáá me á yə̌l.I have lost all energy.
ebwɛ́ngoèbwɛ́ŋgòeʼbwɛ́ŋgon7/81golden cat; serval cat, leopard (smaller, female)Syn.ndúu ngəə 22servaline genetGenetta servalina
eʼbwiiDial.var.ofeʼbii
ebwógeèbwógèeʼbwógen7/8crater plain (older word)Eʼdib éʼ nzab éʼbɛ éʼdé á ebwóge é Mwǎnéŋgube.There are two lakes in the Mwanenguba crater plain.Cf.ebwɔge
ebwɔg1èbwɔ̀k̚eʼbwɔgn7/8mortar, wooden bowl used for pounding fufuEdyédé ebwɔg é ndyééd.You ate a mortar full of food.ebwɔg é ntoŋèbwɔ̀g é ntòŋeʼbwɔg bé ntoŋn7/8elongated mortar
ebwɔg2èbwɔ̀k̚eʼbwɔgn7/8mask
ebwɔg3èbwɔ̀k̚eʼbwɔgn7/8tsetse flyGlossina spp
ébwɔ̄gébwɔ̄k̚adv.loutsideAmbɛ́ ébwɔ̄g.He was outside.
ebwɔgeèbwɔ̀gèeʼbwɔgen7/8crater plain on top of Mt MwanengubaCf.ebwóge
eʼbwɔ́gɛlèʔbwɔ́gɛ̀lDial.var.eʼbwógɛnn14deserted place, home, house or farmÁbɛd eʼbwógɛl éʼdé etûn.Our deserted farm is far away.eʼbwɔ́gɛl ábe tɛ́ɛ álə́gé,the place which father left.
ebwɔkeèbwɔ̀kèeʼbwɔken7/8waist or below of backEbwɔke éwag me.My waist hurts me.