Akoose–English Dictionary


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kútúdkútút̚ideosound of cutting wood or clearing bushBékwɛle nkə̌kəə kútúd.They are cutting the grass.
kúúkúːkúún9/10giant rat, rat mole,” ground beefCricetomys gambianus
kúupíndékûːpíndéndistant maternal relative (great-great-grand relative)gunpowder fowl
kwabkwàp̚ideosuddenly, fast, rapidlyBɛ̌l ḿmê nsɔ́n kwab.Do that work rapidly.
kwab kwab kwabkwàp̚ kwàp̚ kwàp̚ideoaction of clapping hands together
kwágkwák̚ideosound of breaking
kwâgkwâk̚ideodescriptive if snake biting
kwa kwa kwakwà kwà kwàideosound of walkingAkag kwa kwa kwa nɛ́ɛ ngwaa.He walks like a partridge.
kwǎ kwǎ kwǎkwǎ kwǎ kwǎideosound of cutting or knocking on doorAkwɛle bwɛl kwǎ kwǎ kwǎ.He is cutting the tree kwa kwa kwa.
kwáŋkalâŋkwáŋkàlâŋnkind of soup,” sauce (made from colocasia leaves)
kwáŋ kwáŋkwáŋ kwáŋideosound of knocking on door
kwáred kwáredkwárèt̚ kwárèt̚ideostealthily, craftyAbɛle mekan kwáred kwáred.He is doing things stealthily (negative sense).
kwebkwèp̚ideobe firm
kweb kwebkwèp̚ kwèp̚ideogradually, steadily, bit by bitEsambɛ́ɛ́ abɛlɛ ḿmê nsɔ́n kweb kweb.Esame is doing the work bit by bit.
kwedkwèt̚kwedDial.var.kwidn9/10kind of yam
kwéédkwéːt̚kwéédn9/101death2funeral, death celebrationNkag á kwééd á Nsoké.I am going to a death celebration at Nsoke.A mwɛ́ɛ̄, pɔ́n kwééd nɛ̄n-ōō?Friend, so this is a death celebration?
kwemmkwèmmideosound of hand catching hold of somethingAkóbé mə́ kwemm.He caught hold of him.
kwɛɛ́dkwɛ̌ːt̚ideosound of smashing nutsAtɛdé ngɔn áte kwɛɛ́d.He cracked the groundnuts.
kwɛnkwɛ̀nkwɛnn9/10broomUB
kwidDial.var.ofkwed
kwóg1kwók̚kwógn9/101touracoKwóg ewóó asún á nló.The turaco has a crest on its head.1.1nyellow-billed turaco; Verreauxʼs turacoTauraco macrorhynchus1.2ngreen touracoTauraco persa
kwóg2kwók̚ideosound of hitting
kwogɛɛkwògɛ̀ːbekwogɛɛn1/2kind of treeAningerie altissima
kwógɛ́lkwógɛ́lkwógɛ́ln9/101bird of prey, raptor2harrier hawk; large hawkPolyboroides typusKwógɛ́l edyâg bǎn bé kúb.The hawk eats baby chickens.
kwǒ kwǒkwǒ kwǒideosound of hammering, knockingNtáné akwɛle bwɛl kwǒ kwǒ.I found him cutting wood, bang, bang.