Akoose–English Dictionary


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-laadsfxverb stem suffix combined with the imperfect aspect markerAkíblaad.He is writhing in pain.Cf.-led
-laansfxverb stem suffix combined with the imperfect aspect markerAsanlaan me dǐn.He is scandalizing my name.Cf.-lɛn
lakelàkèn13creditLake déebooʼɛ́.To buy on credit is not good.Abagé me ene súu lake.He gave me the fish on credit.
lallàlDial.var.oflan
lambɛ́ɛ́làmbɛ́ːideoupright, standing upAtíídé mwǎn lambɛ́ɛ́.He held the child upright (in teaching him to walk).
lanlànlanDial.var.laln9/10ladderAchə́gké á etág ne lal.He climbed up the ladder to the firewood store.
lan e etudlàn è ètùt̚lan é etudn9/10ladder (made of raffia palm)Awóó lan é etud ébɛ.He has two ladders made from raffia palm.Kɛ̌ échɔ̂mme me lal e etud wɛ̂ Sáŋgwɛ́ɛ́ Enɔŋgɛ́nɛ.Go to Mr. Enongene and ask if I can have a ladder.
lánrobalánròbàbelánrobaEnglishn1/2LandroverBécháné mǒto ḿme béchəgɛɛ́ bán lánroba.They bought a vehicle called a Landrover.
-ledsfxverb stem suffix (extension)âkíbled,twist in pain.Cf.-laad
létalétàmelétaEnglishlettern13/6letterNhúúnédé mə́ meléta á Kómbe.I brought back letters from Kumba for him.Mwǎnyaŋ alómmé mə́ léta.His brother sent him a letter.Syn.kálag 1
-lɛnsfxverb stem suffix (extension)âsɔ́blɛn,mix with.Cf.-laan
ləələ̀ːbeləən1/2thing
lə́ə́ŋlə́ːŋideodazzling, shining, bright (of places)
ləlélə̀lénkind of mushroom
lotittitle, Mrlo ngəə,Mr Ngəə.
lobɛ́lòbɛ́Pl.belobɛ́t.adfriend, used as vocativeÁ-belobɛ́, ...Friends, ...Cf.á-lobó
Lóŋgelóŋgèn.prGod (archaic)
lóŋgon(ɛ)lóŋgòn(ɛ̀)n1God (archaic)
lɔbíndalɔ̀bíndàEnglishnperfume
lɔɔlɔ̀ːn13laughSêwɔɔ́ lɔɔ.We laughed.

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