Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbwɛ́ e ngémɛɛmbwɛ́ è ŋgémɛ̀ːbembwɛ́ éngémɛɛn1/2mole cricket (implies bad omen)Gryllotalpa africanaSyn.mbwɛ́ e moosé
mbwɛɛnmbwɛ̀ːnnexcitement
mbwɛɛn nembwɛ̀ːn nèprepthroughCf.mbweenedmbwiined ne
mbwɛ́gDial.var.ofmbwɛ́d
mbwɛledmbwɛ̀lèt̚nson of slave
mbwɛl e modmbwɛ̀l è mòt̚mbwɛl é badn.modcrowd
mbwɛmbwɛmbwɛ̀mbwɛ̀n9morningMɛ̌kɛ̌ á ahín chǎn mbwɛmbwɛ.I will go to the bush tomorrow morning.
mbwɛ mé epunm̀bwɛ̀ mé èpùnn3eve (of); day before, previous day
mbwɛnem̀bwɛ̀nèn3bamboo pieces (long and thin, used to make thatches)Cf.mbún
mbwəgmbwə̀k̚Dial.var.mbwɔg1nwoodpecker
mbwəŋm̀bwə̀ŋmbwəŋPl.mbyəŋn3/4forearmMbwəŋ mé ekáá ńkə́lé mə́.He has a big arm.Asumé mə́ mbwəŋ á abɔl.He put his arm on his neck in wrestling.
mbwə́ŋm̀bwə́ŋn3large valley with steep slopesKém echě nsoosoŋge ábwémé ékone-mîn ehúné á mbwə́ŋ-sê.The monkey which the hunter shot on the hill fell into the valley.Syn.mpə́glɛ́nnwog
mbwəŋgem̀bwə̀ŋgèmbwəŋgen3/4large hunting dogAne mod aŋkɛ̌ á mpál ne mbwəŋge (ḿ mbwɛ́).That man went hunting with the hunting dog(s).
mbwəŋgémbwə̀ŋgéncarrying
mbwiined nembwìːnèt̚ nèprepthrough, together withCf.mbweenedmbwɛɛn ne
mbwinDial.var.ofmbin3
mbwogmbwòk̚mbwogn9/10kind of squirrel; giant forest squirrel; red legged Sim squirrel
mbwógm̀bwók̚mbwógn3/41sacred grove, place feared by people2shrinembwóg ń ngwɛɛm̀bwók̚ ń ŋgwɛ̀ːn31ngwɛɛ grove2hideout
mbwog e kɔdmbwòg è kɔ̀t̚n9/10red-legged sun-squirrelHeliosciurus rufiobrachium
mbwókɛlmbwókɛ̀lmbwókɛln.num9/10hundredNwóó mbwókɛl pɔ́g.I have one hundred.
mbwoŋgwɛɛmbwòŋgwɛ̀ːn1fruit with five eyesSyn.mbəŋgəə 12a peacemaking process introduced by Ngoe
mbwóogm̀bwôːk̚n31lame2incapacitated, helpless, houseboundAtime mbwóog á ndáb-te.He remains helpless in the house.Adíi mbwóog.He is always indoors.
mbwɔg1Dial.var.ofmbwəg