Akoose–English Dictionary


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kelenkɛlɛkèlèŋkɛ̀lɛ̀Dial.var.ofkenenkenɛ
kemkèmkemn9/10poison from snake, power (e.g. of poison in a snake bite)Kem e nyə̌ emaá mə́ asɔ́l á yə̌l.The snake poison has already entered his body.
kémkémkémn9/10monkeyKém édyâg kaké mbéb.Monkeys eat cocoa a lot.nsob ń kémnsag ń kémǹsàk̚ ń kémnsag ń kémn3/41white-collared mangabey; white-eyed mangabey2red-capped mangabey; monkey redlassCercocebus torquatusnsɔg ń kémǹsɔ̀k̚ ń kémnsɔg ń kémn3/4moustached monkey (not to be eaten by pregnant women)Cercopithecus cephusahínɛɛ kémàhínɛ̀ː kémn1black monkey
ken1kènpartquestion introducer, always follows the reporting particleken chán mə́kɛɛ́ ekɛ.He asked him how he would travel.
ken2quwhetherken bebaád kéʼɛ baachóm,whether men or women.
kênkênn9timeǍpɛ̌ kên eche émádé nsɔ́n.He will come when you have finished work.Cf.ákênngen
kenenkenɛkènèŋkènɛ̀Dial.var.kelenkɛlɛn1Indian spinachBasella alba2mulukhiya vegetableCorchorus olitorius
kénɛ̂kénɛ̂conjeven soBébɔme mə́ áyə̄le eʼchîb, kénɛ̂ adé achíbɛʼ.They beat him for stealing, even so he still steals.
kénɛ́ɛkénɛ̂ːconjalthough
kéntɛ́n kentɛnkéntɛ́n kèntɛ̀nideomeanderingEdíb ké éhéé ékag kéntɛ́n kentɛn.Whatever the stream it meanders along.
ké pɔ́gké pɔ́k̚numzero, none
-kɛ́Cntx.var.of-ʼɛ́
kɛ́d1kɛ́t̚kɛ́dn9/101cashew nut,” African walnut; a kind of edible nutPlukenetia conophoraKɛ́d ebɔmé mə́ á nló.The "cashew" nut hit him on the head.2climbing stem that produces fruits with edible seeds
kɛ́d2kɛ́t̚kɛ́dDial.var.kád2n9/10animals given to beláá
kɛ́d é nkáálékɛ́ɾ é ŋkáːlén9/10tree with large fruits containing small edible seedsSyn.ehêm é nkáálé
kɛ́ɛ́ɛ́nkɛ́ːɛ́nideosparkling clean
kɛ́nkɛ́nkɛ́nn9/10tickkɛ́n é mbwɛ́,ticks of a dog.
kɛ́rédkɛ́rét̚kɛ́rédn9/10whistle made of crabʼs legsKúlɛ anwóŋ kɛ́réd.Tortoise had a whistle.
kɛ́rídɛ́kɛ́rídɛ́npygmy, dwarf kingfisherCeyx lecontei, C. pictusSyn.nheetɛɛ
kɛsɛ́ɛkɛ̀sɛ̂ːnfishing net (used to block the waters from bank to bank for catching fish)
-kə́Cntx.var.of-ʼá
-kə̄Cntx.var.of-ʼá
kədkə̀t̚kədn9/10middayBad bédyâg ndyééd á kəd.People eat at midday.Cf.kəd e nkuu
kə́dédə́dékə́dédə́dékə́dédə́déDial.var.kədékə̄dɛn9/10goose grass seeds; seed with little hooks that stick to clothes, etc
kədékə̄dɛkə̀dékə̄dɛ̀Dial.var.ofkə́dédə́dé