Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbwɔg2m̀bwɔ̀k̚n3ditch, trench, gutter, gully
mbwɔg3m̀bwɔ̀k̚n3talisman, protective charmAwáa mbwɔg.He is wearing a charm.Ahédé mbwɔg á nkə́ŋ.He put a talisman around his neck.
mbwɔg4m̀bwɔ̀k̚n31prison2shacklesAhédé mbwɔg á kə́ŋ.He put shackles on the neck.
mbwɔ́g1mbwɔ́k̚mbwɔ́gn9/101country, area, tribe ?2town3home4councilCf.mebwɔ́g1nsɔ́n ḿ mbwɔ́gǹsɔ́n ḿ mbwɔ́k̚n3community work
mbwɔ́g2mbwɔ́k̚n9propertyAdyédé mbwɔ́g eche sáá.He inherited his fatherʼs property.He ate property of his father.
mbwɔ́g3m̀bwɔ́k̚n3den
mbwɔ́g4m̀bwɔ́k̚n3fear, respectAdé mbwɔ́g á abum-tê.He is afraid.Syn.eʼbúúbwɔ́g
mbwɔgɛ́lé syáadmbwɔ̀gɛ́lé sjâːt̚bebwɔgɛ́lé syáad ?Dial.var.bwɔgɛ́lɛ́n1/2soldier ant (with large head)Cf.ngwagsyáad
mbyaam̀bjàːn31tribe2ancestry
mbyêmm̀bjêmn3blossommbyêm ń kɔfí,coffee blossom.
mbyɛDial.var.ofmbyɛɛ1
mbyɛɛ1mbjɛ̀ːbebyɛɛ ?Dial.var.mbyɛn1/21long-crested eagleLophaetus occipitalis2crowned eagleStephanoaetus coronatusMbyɛɛ atédé kúb.The hawk took a chicken.
mbyɛɛ2mbjɛ̀ːnkind of yam
mbyɛ́ɛnm̀bjɛ̂ːnn3being knownMbyɛ́ɛn ḿ bad ḿbóó.Being known by people is good.Mbyɛ́ɛn ḿme sóo débyɛ́ɛ́né mə́nkə́ə́ boŋ ńhâg wɛ hǒm.It is the relationship we have that made me give you the land.
me-1pfxnoun prefix for nouns of class 6, preceding consonant initial stemsmesoŋ,teeth.
me-2pfxI; verb prefix first person singular, used before other verb prefixesmenkɛ̌,I went.
meDial.var.prome, pronoun for first person singular
mé-pfxverb prefix (subject agreement marker) agreeing with nouns of classes 3 and 4, used before other verb prefixesŃsɛ̂d nwanɛ́n nzyɔg.The sunbird fought with the elephant.
am1of, associative marker for nouns of class 6menɔŋ kal,bamboo beds.2of, associative marker for nouns of classes 3 and 4, before nouns beginning with a prefixnkəg edíb,edge of the river.See:é1
~demthat, those; distal demonstrative pronoun, follows nouns of classes 3, 4 and 6nkə́ŋgé mê,that song.See:chê
Sp.var.ofmeé
mébɛmébɛ̀numtwo (for nouns of class 6)See:éʼbɛ