Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbɛ́nɛɛmbɛ́nɛ̀ːbembɛ́nɛɛn1/21sour thing2sour fruitDoŋge dé mesáá ádíi bembɛ́nɛɛ.Some plums are sour.
mbɛntédm̀bɛ̀ntét̚Sp.var.mbɛltédn31behaviour, way of doing things2deeds, actionsMbɛntéd ḿmī méebooʼɛ́.His behaviour is not good.3Acts of the apostles
mbɛsúm̀bɛ̀sún3kind of dance (for women)Bebaád bébíí mbɛsú.Women know how to dance the mbɛsú dance.
mbɛ́tembɛ́tèn9whipping, torture, beatingAbɔ́mé mə́ mbɛ́te.He gave him a severe beating.Mbɛ́te ekulnté mə́.The beating made him sick.Atumé mə́ mbɛ́te mbéb.He beat him severely.
mbəəŋgémbə̀ːŋgémbəəŋgén9/10earringBebaád béhâg mbəəŋgé á metúu.Women wear earrings.
mbəgmbə̀k̚mbəgn9/10small black flyMbəg émwáaʼ bad mekií.The black flies sucks peopleʼs blood.
mbəlDial.var.ofmbol
mbə́l1mbə́lmbə́ln9/101seedling2colocasia bud (seeds kept for planting)mbə́l e bǔmbə́l è bǔmbə́l é bǔn9/10small seeds
mbə́l2m̀bə́lmbə́ln3/41seed2species, kind of, type ofmbə́l ń ngunm̀bə́l ń ŋgùnmbə́l ń ngunn3/4corn seeds for planting
mbə̂l1mbə̂ln9native treatmentAdé á mbə̂l á Nyɛsəsə́.He is receiving treatment at Nyasoso.
mbə̂l2m̀bə̂ln31exile2move; settle down somewhere elseBékíí mbə̂l ámbəŋ dé békáálé.They went to settle in Europe, America.Mbə̂l ḿmē ákíí ámbəŋ méeboŋnɛɛ́ mə́.His move to Europe was not good for him.
mbəledɛmbə̀lèdɛ̀bembəledɛVar.mbəldɛɛn1/2labourer, servantNwóó bembəledɛ á nzag-tê.I have labourers working in my farm.
mbəŋm̀bə̀ŋn3nickname, titleMeloŋgembɛlɛɛ adíi mbəŋ ḿme eʼsɛ́lenyamɛ.Melongembɛlɛ is the descriptive name for the duiker.
mbəŋgémbə̀ŋgémbəŋgén9/101pigeon, dove1.1nwood pigeonColumba livia
mbəŋgəəmbə̀ŋgə̀ːn1fruit with five eyesSyn.mbwoŋgwɛɛ 12a peacemaking process introduced by Ngoe
mbid1mbìt̚nmonkey colaCola lepidota; C. argentea; C. ficifolia
mbid2m̀bìt̚mbidDial.var.mbwɛdn3/4wild cola nutOctoknema affinis
mbid3mbìt̚mbidn9/10heavy stick (used for knocking fruit from tree, not thrown)Apádné máŋgo mbid.He knocked down the mango with a stick.Cf.mbâgnkwɛsɛl
mbid4mbìt̚nsmall black fly
mbid5mbìt̚nkind of treeSynsepalum msolo
mbíd1mbít̚mbídn9/101back2behindKuné mbíd, ńnyên wɛ.Turn round so that I can see you.mbíd e abɔlmbíɾ è àbɔ̀lmbíd é abɔln9/10back of neck, nape
mbíd2mbít̚mbídn9/10dialectCf.mbwɛ́d
mbîdmbît̚n.mod31raw2freshAdyâg mbîd ń nyam nɛ̂ mbwɛ́.He eats raw meat like a dog.
mbídagm̀bídàk̚n3being relatedMbídag ḿmē súmə̄ ńchábnédé.We are distantly related.