Akoose–English Dictionary


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mekómmèkómn6food (made of egusi or groundnuts, empty food ?)
mekondemèkòndèn61goods given by stranger to buy land or to those present at sale of land transaction2fee paid by plaintiff3fine, goods given to peacemaker by people in disputeMwɛ́ɛ̄ abídté mekonde áyə̄le ehɔ́b éche ánchagkɛ́.My friend has given the fee regarding the matter for which he invited (people).
mekonekonemèkònèkònèn6northSyn.ákuu 2
mekón mé ngɔnmèkón mé ŋgɔ̀nn6kind of cake, made with egusi and fish, koki
mekotɛ́ɛ́mèkòtɛ́ːn1green mamba (snake sp.)
mekɔ́kémèkɔ́kén6knockingMekɔ́ké méchanɛɛ́ esosób.Knocking doesnʼt buy a calabash. (Knocking on a calabash to test it before buying is no guarantee that it will be bought.).
mékɔ̄ɔ̄lēmékɔ̄ɔ̄lēadjnew (for nouns of classes 3, 4 and 6)See:-ekɔ́ɔ́lé1
mekúdékúdɛ́mèkúdékúdɛ́n6lying face downAnaŋgé mekúdékúdé.He slept face down.Cf.mekɛd
mekulDial.var.ofmekol
mekulemèkùlèn6ingredients for soup
mekúnmèkúnn61ingredients2collection of thingsmekún mé ndim,things for burial.Cf.akún
mekún mé nwobemèkún mé ŋ̀wòbèn6purification rite, ceremony
meláá mé mbúúmèláː mé mbúːn6hailstonesMeláá mé mbúú méhúnɛʼ póndɛ́ɛ mbúú e ngíne échɔ́gkɛʼ.Hailstones fall when it rains heavily.
meláá mé tɔ́slammèláː mé tɔ́slàmn6batteries
méláánméláːnnumthree (for nouns of class 6)See:éʼláán
meláán mé dyǒbmèláːn mé djǒp̚n6truly
melâbmèlâp̚melâbn6/6cap of Nhon, red cap, fezAne mod ahédé melâb mé nhɔn.That man has put on the nhonʼs cap.
melâb mé ngwɛɛmèlâp̚ mé ŋgwɛ̀ːn6peacemaker’s cap
melad mé ngɔmmèlàt̚ mé ŋgɔ̀mn6double drum, two drums tied togetherAkumɛ melad mé ngɔm.He is playing the twin drums.
melámmèlámPl.ofeʼlám
melâmmèlâmn6whiskey, ginSêmwédé melâm á ndáb.We drank whiskey in the house.
melaŋmèlàŋn6colours, markings
melěmèlěDial.var.melɛ̌n61oathMod awě achíbé mɔné ǎmwɛ̄ melě.The one who stole the money will be subjected to taking an oath.Melě mé mbwɛ́ méwag.The dog oath is dangerous/very serious.Syn.mbím1 2ngəə́lngəl12agreement, covenantmelě mé adúbémèlě mé àdúbén6profession of faith
melebagmèlèbàk̚n6mourning clothesSú étə́ŋ wɛ́hūdtē melebag?When will you remove your mourning clothes?Cf.âleb