Akoose–English Dictionary


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ngómɛ́kɛnɛŋgómɛ́kɛ̀nɛ̀nvariegated grasshopperZonocerus variegatus
ngonŋgònngonn9/10dragonfly nymph
ngónaŋŋgónàŋngónaŋn9/10top of sugar cane
ngondábɛŋgòndábɛ̀bengondábɛn1/2wall geckoCf.ngə-ndábɛ
ngóndɛ́ɛŋgóndɛ̂ːn1kind of womenʼs danceBebaád béságɛ ngóndɛ́ɛ.Women dance the ngonde dance.Cf.kɔ̂d
ngon e ntóŋŋgòn è ntóŋn9/10mayfly nymph
ngoŋŋgòŋngoŋn9/10mudfish; bichir fishPolypterus sppSyn.ngɔl1
ngoŋgeŋgòŋgèngoŋgen9/10frightening thing, scarecrow
ngoód1ŋgǒːt̚n.mod10greed, greedy destructiveness, gluttonous; greedilyMmwɛ́ɛ́né ngoód.I drank greedily.
ngoód2ŋgǒːt̚ngoódn9/10blue-breasted kingfisherHalcyon malimbicus
ngóodŋgôːt̚ngóodn9/10millipedeSyn.ngóonńlalé ń ngóod
ngóonŋgôːnngóonn9/10millipedeIule sppSyn.ngóodńlalé ń ngóod
ngɔb1ŋgɔ̀p̚ngɔbn9/101hooked stick (for clearing grass)Ngɔb ebógké áte.The hooked stick broke.2hook (on wall, etc.)
ngɔb2ŋgɔ̀p̚ngɔbn9/10umbilical cord
ngɔ́béŋgɔbɛŋgɔ́béŋgɔ̀bɛ̀beŋgɔ́béŋgɔbɛn1/2shackles, hand cuffs, chain
ngɔbɛ́muúŋgɔ̀bɛ́mǔːnmatch (for lighting fire)Syn.muú mé nkáálé 2
ngɔ̂gŋgɔ̂k̚ngɔ̂gn9/10large termite (edible); flying termite
ngɔgɛlekááŋgɔ̀gɛ̀lèkáːn9/10elbowAbɔmé ngɔgɛlekáá á tébelɛ.He hit his elbow on the table.
ngɔl1ŋgɔ̀lngɔln9/10bichir fishPolypterus sppNgɔl elɛlé akób á edíb.A mud fish is difficult to catch in the river.Syn.ngoŋ
ngɔl2ŋgɔ̀ln91sympathy, (feel) sorry, pityAwógé ane mwǎn ngɔl.He was sorry for the child.Ane mmwaád ankóbtɛn mə́ ngɔl.He felt pity for that woman.2mercy
ngɔmŋgɔ̀mngɔmn9/10large drum (with leather top)Bad béchogɛ ngɔm.People play the drum.Syn.eláŋ2
ngɔmbeŋgɔ̀mbèngɔmben9/101large lizard; iguanaNgɔmbe edyɛʼ á elóm é bwɛl-tê.The iguana lives in a hollow tree.2ornate monitor lizard (common name is iguana)Cf.ebóténguleehɛlngule
ngɔmbéŋgɔ̀mbéngɔmbén9/10kind of musical instrument
ngɔ́mbɛ́ŋgɔ́mbɛ́nbrown centipede-like insectCf.ngómbé
ngɔ́mēŋgɔ́mēDial.var.nhɔ́mēpartisnʼt it