Akoose–English Dictionary


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ntontonǹtòntònn3wholeCf.ntonntoton
ntóŋǹtóŋntóŋ1n3/4walking stick, staffBad bémbáá békɛɛnɛ ntóŋ âsógtɛn yə̌l.Old people walk with a stick to support themselves.2n.mod3/4tall, long3n.mod3/4good lookingntóŋ ḿ badǹtóŋ ḿ bàt̚n3tall peoplentóŋ ń chɛ̌dǹtóŋ ń tʃɛ̌t̚n3long, thin chinntóŋ ń kwábǹtóŋ ń kwáp̚n3tall, lanky, handsome, beautifulntóŋ ń tɔɔsidǹtóŋ ń tɔ̀ːsìt̚ntóŋ ń tɔɔsidn3/4long trousers
ńtoŋńtòŋn3colocasia (with small tubers)Ntoŋ ḿbóó ndyééd.Ńtoŋ is nice food.
ńtoŋ ń kwadńtòŋ ń kwàt̚ńtoŋ ń kwadn3/4common greenshankTringa nebularia
ntóŋ ń ngwɛɛǹtóŋ ń ŋgwɛ̀ːntóŋ ń ngwɛɛn3/4staff of Ngwe
ntóóbntóːp̚numsixAwóó eʼkə́lé ntóób.He has six thousand.Cf.éntoobɛ́
ntótódǹtótót̚ntótódn3/41hornetsPolistes sppNtótód ńwag tóma nyóod.A hornet causes more pain than a bee.2kind of ant, with fat head and abdomen, found on palm trunks and rotten trees
ntotonǹtòtònn3wholeCf.ntonntonton
ntɔg1ǹtɔ̀k̚n31flowers (of corn or sugar cane)Doŋge dé nkogé áchyáa ntɔg.Some sugar canes are bearing flowers.2featherCf.asyə́ŋgéetɔg
ntɔg2ǹtɔ̀k̚n3noise
ntɔgagǹtɔ̀gàk̚n3noise
ntɔgedǹtɔ̀gèt̚Dial.var.ntɔgɔdn31noise (of people)2argumentMod abɛle ntɔgɔd á mítim-tê.The man made a noise at the meeting.
ntɔgɛ́nǹtɔ̀gɛ́nn3maintenance, providing for, support, looking afterNtɔgɛ́n ḿ mod ńlɛ́lé áte.Looking after someone is difficult.
ntɔgɔdǹtɔ̀gɔ̀t̚Dial.var.ofntɔged<âtɔg
ńtɔlńtɔ̀lńtɔln3/4tadpole (turns into esálé)
ntɔ́mɛnǹtɔ́mɛ̀nn3congratulation
ntɔɔbǹtɔ̀ːp̚n31fibre from plants2rope (for weaving, made from young mbísɛ́l plant)
ntǔǹtǔVar.ntuún31labour (negative)2perseverance (positive)Abɛlɛ ntǔ.He is doing hard labour.Ane wɛ̌d adé ntǔ áte.That friend is hard working.
ntûbǹtûp̚ntûbn3/4trap (hidden)
ntubag1ǹtùbàk̚n3split stick, log (used as firewood)
ntubag2ǹtùbàk̚n3piercing a boil
ntudǹtùt̚ntudn3/4kind of tree, used for firewood
ntum é mbeéntùm é mběːbetum bé mbeén1/2potter
ntúndeǹtúndèn31swellings (results of beatings), welt, blisterNtúnde ńlóné mə́ yə̌l piim.He has a lot of swellings from beatings.2nose bleedingNtúnde ńlédé mə́ á dúu.Blood came out of his nose from beatings.
ntúrɛ́ǹtúrɛ́n3betrayalCf.âkɛ mod ntúrɛ́