Akoose–English Dictionary


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kɔ́dkɔ́t̚kɔ́dn9/10age
kɔ̂dkɔ̂t̚kɔ̂dn9/101ageSyábə́ə sêdé kɔ̂d pɔ́g.We and they are of the same age group.2age set, age groupSóo dedé kɔ̂d.We are the same age.3womenʼs danceCf.ngóndɛ́ɛkɔ̂d e achádkɔ̂ɾ è àtʃát̚n9child bearing agekɔ́demodkɔ́dèmòt̚kɔ́débadn9/10young man, a youthAne mwǎn adé kɔ́demod áte.The child has youthful qualities.
kɔdmánjokɔ̀t̚mánɟòn9/10basilOcimum basilicum
kɔfíkɔ̀fíEnglishn9/10coffeeCoffea canephoraBémwâg kɔfí á tébelɛ.They are drinking coffee at the table.
kɔfí e ahíntêkɔ̀fí è àhíntên9/10bush coffeeTricalysia sp., Coffea aff. gossweileri
kɔ kɔ kɔ kɔkɔ̀ kɔ̀ kɔ̀ kɔ̀ideosound of hen
kɔ́kɔ̄lēkɔ́kɔ̄lēbekɔ́kɔ̄lēn1/2kind of cocoyam (small, roundish)Ahédé kɔ́kɔ̄lɛ̄ á mbeé-mîn.She put small cocoyams as top layer in the pot.
kɔkɔɔkɔ̀kɔ̀ːntrouble; problemAne mwǎn adé kɔkɔɔ.That child causes trouble.
kɔ̂l1kɔ̂lkɔ̂lDial.var.kɔ́ɔln9/101hard nut2bangle (round waist and ankle)Syn.abə́ŋgɛ́l
kɔ̂l2kɔ̂lkɔ̂ln9/10small snail
kɔ́ledkɔ́lèt̚kɔ́ledEnglishn9/10collegeBélómé awab mwǎn á kɔ́led.They sent their child to college.
kɔmbékɔ̀mbékɔmbén9/10fish (deep water kind)
kɔ́njíkɔ́nɟínjealousy
kɔ́ɔ́1kɔ́ːkɔ́ɔ́n9/10snailAchatina achatina, A. marginata, A. fulicaKɔ́ɔ́ enyine nyam.Snail is nice meat.ńsɔg ń kɔ́ɔ́ńsɔ̀k̚ ń kɔ́ːńsɔg ń kɔ́ɔ́n3/4kind of snail
kɔ́ɔ́2kɔ́ːkɔ́ɔ́n9/10tree used for building
kɔ́ɔlDial.var.ofkɔ̂l1
kɔtékɔ̀ténclearing new bushSékií kɔté chii.We went for bush clearing today.
kɔ́té1kɔ́tékɔ́tén9/10meat from back of the neckSyn.ekɔ́té
kɔ́té2kɔ́tékɔ́tén9/10food made of dried fish and plantains, mixed and boiled
kɔ́tinkɔ́tìnkɔ́tinEnglishn9/10cotton
kɔtɔgkɔ̀tɔ̀k̚kɔtɔgn9/10kind of yam
kɔ̂y kɔ̂ykɔ̂j kɔ̂jVar.ofkwɔ̂y kwɔ̂y
krǐstɛnkrǐstɛ̀nEnglishnChristian
kúbkúp̚kúbn9/10domestic fowlelen é kúbèlèn é kúp̚eʼlen éʼ kúbn7/8hen (which has already had chickens and so can be exchanged for a cock)Syn.elin é kúbNBelin é kúbèlìn é kúp̚melin mé kúbn7/6hen (which has already had chickens and so can be exchanged for a cock)Syn.elen é kúbSBkúb e nkáálékúb è ŋkáːlékúb é nkáálén9/10duckKúb e nkáálé ěebooʼɛ́ á nsəl.Duck doesn’t taste nice.Syn.elelakúb e píndékúb è píndén91hen, black fowl (given to relatives from maternal grandmother’s parents who usually brought the gun and gunpowder to shoot during one’s funeral. This has come to signify both the relationship and compensation they receive at the funeral celebration.)2motherʼs motherʼs motherʼs brotherʼs lineageBédyâg me kúb é píndé á Ndóm.I have a relative in Ndom.
kúb e abwɔgɛ́kúb è àbwɔ̀gɛ́kúb é abwɔgɛ́n9/10kind of partridge