Akoose–English Dictionary


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kal(ɛ)bôdkàl(ɛ̀)bôt̚kal(ɛ)bôdEnglishclapboardn9/10karaboard,” planks made from soft woodAsalé kalɛbôd.He split (a tree of soft wood into) planks ("karaboards").
kám1kámkámn9/10small black insect (lives in a comb-like nest)
kám2kámpartnoKám, měekwɛntɛnɛɛ́.No, I do not agree.
kânkânkânEnglishn9/10kind of; type ofKân e ndyééd ehéé édə́ə́ adyɛ́ bɔb?What kind of food would you like to eat now?
kandaamkàndàːmideo1fearful2unprepared, suddenlyNyə̌ ehún nzyɔg á mbíd-te kandaam.The snake fell onto the elephantʼs back unexpectedly.
kánsɛlkánsɛ̀lkánsɛlEnglishn9/10councilCf.ngááŋsínngwɛɛ
kâŋkâŋkâŋn9/10guinea-fowlNumida meleagris
káŋkáákáŋkáːnkind of bird, Dybowski’s twinspotEuschizospia dybowskii
kápekápèkápeEnglishcopperpennyn9/10coin, money
kápɛ́ntaakápɛ́ntàːVar.ofkápíntɛɛ
kápíntɛɛkápíntɛ̀ːbekápíntɛɛVar.kápɛ́ntaaEnglishn1/2carpenterKápíntɛɛ abommé atii.The carpenter made (lit.: nailed) a chair.
kasálɛ́ɛkàsálɛ̂ːbekasálɛ́ɛn1/2cassavaManihot esculentaKasálɛ́ɛ aboŋne ekɔke.Cassava is good for koki.
kasmáŋgokàsmáŋgòkasmáŋgon9/10kind of fruit; wild mango
katekîdkàtèkît̚Var.kadekîdkatekîsncatechist
katekîskàtèkîsVar.ofkatekîd
kátɛ́nkátɛ́nnrelation, linkSúmə̄wóó kátɛ́n.We are related.
kátə́lîkkátə́lîknCatholic
ké-pfx1just, simplyNyílam.Just be quiet.2alreadyNndyɛ̌ ásē.I have been sitting here for a long time.
1conjwhether, if, even ifNɛ̂ Pítaa áhɔ́bɛɛ́ aá ké bad bésyə̄l bébaŋ wɛ né saké me.Then Peter said that even if everyone denies you, I will not.2advnot evenmod ké nhɔ́g,not even one person.
kê-pfx1verb prefix marking past tense2verb prefix indicating completive aspect
ké bétə́ŋ ne bétə́ŋké bétə́ŋ nè bétə́ŋexpeven in big numbers
kéchánkétʃánadv.manyhowCf.chán
kéchéékétʃéːn7anything, whateverCf.cheé
kéʼɛkéʔɛ̀conjorSyn.káangɛ́2
kéhéékéhéːadveverywhere, anywhere, wherever