Akoose–English Dictionary


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ngɛ́2ŋgɛ́conjorSyn.káakéʼɛ
ngɛdŋgɛ̀t̚ngɛdn9/101large pointed knife for spearing, with two cutting edgesAwóó ngɛd eché ákwɛllɛɛ́ nyam.He has a large pointed knife with which to cut meat.2sword
ngɛ́ɛ nkə́lɛngə́əŋgɛ̂ː ŋkə́lɛ̀ŋgə̂ːnwoman juju
ngɛlŋgɛ̀lngɛln9/101kind of tree, pommier de cayor2kind of forest fruitNgɛl enyine á nsəl.Ngɛl tastes good.
ngɛnŋgɛ̀nngɛnn9/101branch of treeEne ngɛn e sabɛ́ ebuú epum á yə̌le.That orange branch has lots of fruit on it.2thin legs or armsCf.nkɛn1
ngɛ̂nŋgɛ̂n1n.modordinary2adv.mfor nothing, freely, for no reason; useless; pointless, lacking, insubstantialAhɛdé me kɔkɔɔ ngɛ̂n.He wished me trouble for no reason.3adv.mbare, onlyetɔm é ngɛ̂nètɔ̀m é ŋgɛ̂nn7ordinary, unripe plantainnzab é ngɛ̂nnzàb é ŋgɛ̂nn10sauce, soup without salt and meatCf.ésūbāg ne nzab é ngɛ̂nnyáké e ngɛ̂nɲáké è ŋgɛ̂nnyáké é ngɛ̂nn9/10short fat banana
ngɛn-é-mɛlɛ́ŋgɛ̀némɛ̀lɛ́bengɛn-é-mɛlɛ́n1/2bagworm; caterpillar with cocoon (made of small sticks)Eumeta hardenbergi
ngɛŋgúŋgɛ̀ŋgúŋgɛŋgún9/10umbrellaSyn.ebúmé
ngɛseŋgɛ̀sèngɛsen9/10precious, coloured stone
ngɛ́seŋgɛ́sèngɛ́sen9/10trigger of gun
ngəŋgə̀ngən9/10kingfisher; woodland kingfisherHalcyon senegalensis
ngəəŋgə̀ːn1leopard (personified)Panthera pardusNzé Ngɔlɛ alií, achémɛ nɛ́ɛ ngəə.When Ngolle is angry, he becomes wild like a leopard.Syn.ngo
ngə́ə́ŋgə́ːbengə́ə́n1/2beltAwáá ngə́ə́ á nkog.He wears a belt around his waist.
ngəə́lŋgə̌ːln9oathSyn.mbím1 2melě 1ngəl1
ngə́əleŋgə̂ːlèngə́əlen9/10kind of fish (with spiny back, in deep water)
ngəə́ŋgəŋŋgə̌ːŋgə̀ŋŋgəə́ŋgəŋn9/10peace plant, kind of tree (small kind of dracaena) used for fencing and by newly initiated Ahon members in dance; used as symbol telling people about an important event)
ngəgɛ́ŋgə̀gɛ́ngəgɛ́Var.ngəgɛ́ln9/10pain of the shoulder
ngəgɛ́lŋgə̀gɛ́lVar.ofngəgɛ́
ngəkɛlɛŋgə̀kɛ̀lɛ̀ngəkɛlɛDial.var.ngekəlen9/10spinning top, made of wood, used as a gameBéságte ngəkɛlɛ á dyad-tê.They are playing with spinning tops in town.Syn.pwə́ké
ngəl1ŋgə̀ln9oath (to prove innocence by taking dust from all accused, mixed in water and drunk)Syn.mbím1 2melě 1ngəə́l
ngəl2ŋgə̀lngəln9/10kind of fig tree
ngə-ndábɛŋgə̀ndábɛ̀n1/2spine-necked cnemaspis, wall geckoCf.ngondábɛ
ngənɛ́ŋgə̀nɛ́bengənɛ́n1/21lemon doveAplopelia larvataNgənɛ́ adíi eʼnɔn ábe éʼdyâg nyáké.Ngənɛ́ is a bird which eats bananas.2African blue flycatcherElminia longicaudaSyn.nzɛ́ adyɛɛ́
ngəŋ1ŋgə̀ŋngəŋn9/10peace plant
ngəŋ2ŋgə̀ŋngəŋn9/10seed of plumngəŋ e asáá,plum seed.