Akoose–English Dictionary


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mbódémbódɛmbódémbódɛ̀bembódémbódɛ ?n1/21tree, shrub growing around the home. Fruit were used for gumHupericum roeperianum2fruit from gum tree
mbôd etɔmmbôt̚ ètɔ̀mnplantain blossom (purple coloured)Syn.abin2
mbódɛ́bódm̀bódɛ́bót̚mbódɛ́bódn3/4black wasp, paper wasp (lives in houses and stings)Mbódɛ́bód ńlédɛ bad.The black wasp bites people.
mbogmbòk̚ndried fruit of the alligator pepper familyformerly put on string and worn by nursing mothers
mbog etɔmmbòg ètɔ̀mn9/10petal from the flower knob of the plantain
mbolmbòlDial.var.mbəlnkind of tree
mbol e kábmbòl è káp̚mbol é kábn9/101sitatungaTragelaphus spekii2bushbuck; antelope
mbolóŋgaŋmbòlóŋgàŋDial.var.ofmboóŋgaŋ
mbom1mbòmmbomn9/10money, unit of measure used for counting money (extinct, used in precolonial times)Abomté ekəle mbom.He paid thousand mboms as bride price.mbom é ngábmbòm é ŋgáp̚n10large sum of money
mbom2m̀bòmn3meetingMbom ńdé sú ébɛ.The meeting is in two days.Syn.mbomagmiítimâkób mbomâkóp̚ mbòmv.expto meet, hold a meetingcatch meeting
mbom3Dial.var.ofmbon5
mbomagm̀bòmàk̚n3meetingMbomag ḿme débomɛɛ́ hɛ́n nɛ́n méesaá ngɛ̂n.The meeting which we held here was not in vain.Syn.mbom2miítim
mbómbɛɛmbómbɛ̀ːPl.bembómbɛɛDualambómbon1/2namesakeMbómbɛɛ ǎhyɛ̌ áwêm.My namesake will come to my house.
mbom e kémmbòm è kémmbom é kémn9/10Preuss’s red colobusPiliocolobus preussii
mbóm e ntyə́gmbóm è ntjə́k̚mbóm é ntyə́gn9/10large wooden drum
mbómɛ́nmbómɛ́nmbómɛ́nn.mod9/101evil2stubbornmbómɛ́n e akanmbómɛ́n è àkànn9crimembómɛ́n é badmbómɛ́n é bàt̚n10criminals
mbon1mbònmbonn9/10ordinary toadMbon ewóó nkaŋ á yə̌l.The toad has nodules on its body.
mbon2mbònmbonn9/10stump (of tree), base of treeLím mbon e bwɛl ne ásē.Dig out that tree stump.Adyɛ̌ á mbon e dií-mîn.He is sitting on the stump of a palm tree.mbon e abúúmbòn è àbúːn9rectum
mbon3mbònnred cord tied round the motherʼs neck as protection until the child is weaned
mbon4mbònnkind of spice
mbon5mbònDial.var.mbom3n9fullness
mbon6mbònmbonn.mod9/10indirect insultAhɔ́bé mbon e ehɔ́b áwêm yə̌l.He insulted me.Ntúbé mə́ mbon.He insulted me.
mbon e mbwɛnmbòn è mbwɛ̀nn9/10giant forest toad, poisonous, it’s skin is smooth with a peculiar colour
mbonjambònɟàmbonjaDial.var.mbonjeDualambonjin9/10flowerNsuu ńchyáa mbonja.The nsuu plant bears flowers.
mbonjembònɟèDial.var.ofmbonja