Akoose–English Dictionary


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n-1pfxprefix for nouns of class 1, preceding consonant initial stemsnchyáa,woman who has given birth.
n-2pfxprefix for nouns of classes 3 and 4, preceding consonant initial stemsnted,bundle.
n-3Cntx.var.m-6Infl.var.ḿ-2ń-2pfxI; verb prefix, first person singular (subject agreement marker)
n-4pfxverb prefix marking past tensemenkɛ̌,I went.
-nCntx.var.of-ɛn
ń-1Cntx.var.ofḿ-1
ń-2Infl.var.ofn-3
ń1Cntx.var.ofḿ1
ń2Cntx.var.ḿ2amof, associative marker for nouns of classes 3 and 4See:é1
naanàːconjwhether, introducing alternatives that are considered
-naáCntx.var.of-ʼə̄
-naadsfxverb stem suffix -ned combined with the imperfective aspect markerNyə̌ ekennaad á nkog ḿ bwɛl.The snake is creeping up the tree trunk.Cf.-ned
-naansfxverb stem suffix -nɛn combined with the imperfective aspect markerAtôgnaan bad.He always needs people.Cf.-nɛn
naa...ngɛ́nàː...ŋgɛ́conjeither...or
nangomɛ́nàŋgòmɛ́ntree hyrax; tree dassie, three fingersDendrohyrax dorsalisSyn.ebelɛbogɛ́
ncháantʃâːDial.var.ofnchyáa<âchyáa
ncháátɛ́nntʃáːtɛ̀nDial.var.ofnchyáátɛ́n<âchyáa
nchabɛǹtʃàbɛ̀nchabɛDial.var.nchabin3/4kind of tree (with nuts containing oil)
nchabiǹtʃàbìSp.var.njabiDial.var.ofnchabɛ
nchabnedɛǹtʃàp̚nèdɛ̀nfar awayAhɔ́bé aá waáb adé nchabnedɛ.He said his friend is far away.
nchág1ǹtʃák̚nchágn3/4handle (of axe, spade, etc.)Apɔ́dé nchág ń chǒŋ.He prepared a handle for the hoe.
nchág2ǹtʃák̚n3feast, feastingNB
nchámǹtʃámn3meal (for settling dispute)
nchám a ndyéédntʃám à ndjéːt̚bechám bé ndyéédn1/2cookKǎg wê nchám a ndyééd.Go to the cookʼs house.
nchaŋsaŋǹtʃàŋsàŋn31tree with soft wood2wood, plank from this tree