Akoose–English Dictionary


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nzə́lɛ́ɛ́nzə́lɛ́ːbenzə́lɛ́ɛ́n1/2kind of bird
nzənzenzə̀nzènzənzen9/10elephant-snout fishMormyrus macrophthalmusSyn.elɔ́nmenzúlé
nzibnzìp̚nzibn9/10yellow backed antelope; yellow backed duikerCephalophus silvicultorachád á nzibàtʃáɾ á nzìp̚n5birth of nzib antelope (spaced out birth, only bearing again after a few years)
nzíbɛlnzíbɛ̀lnzíbɛln9/10greater cane rat, cutting-grassThryonomys swinderianus
nziinzìːnziin9/10road, pathepɔn é nziièpɔ̀n é nzìːeʼpɔn éʼ nziin7/81track2footpathBépóó á epɔn é nzii.They went along the footpath.
nziinzyə́ŋnzìːnzjə́ŋnziinzyə́ŋn9/101Bahama grassBekɔ́ɔ̄sē bébɛnlɛ nziinzyə́ŋ âlóm asóŋ.The Bakossi use nziinzyə́ŋ to send a message.2bull grassEleusine indica
nzimbɛ́lɛ́nzìmbɛ́lɛ́n1kind of game throwing bundles of grass
nzínnzínnzínn9/101thorn (on palm tree)2spur on leg of cock3clitorisnzín e kúbnzín è kúp̚nzín é kúbn9/10spur on a cockʼs leg
nzinzenzìnzènzinzen9/101filth; improper, repulsive thingsAbɛle nzinze e akan.He is doing a repulsive thing.Syn.ehinzé 12childish, stupidAbɛle nzinze é mam.He is doing childish things.
nzom ?Dial.var.ofnzum2
nzómnzómnzómn9/10kind of fish; crayfishWB
nzonzenzònzènzonzen9/10salmonWB
nzoŋnzòŋn91thick cream from palm pulp (before boiling)2gall
nzóŋnzóŋnzóŋn9/10talisman
nzoŋ e nyə̌nzòŋ è ɲə̌n9/10centipede
nzoŋge1nzòŋgènzoŋgen9/10crayfishWBCf.nzaaŋgɛɛ
nzoŋge2nzòŋgènzoŋgen9/10tower
nzoŋge3nzòŋgènzoŋgen9/10glassnzoŋge e etrúúkáŋ,glass of lamp.
nzóonnzôːnnzóonn9/10barrel (of gun)
nzɔm1nzɔ̀mn9cola nut lobe turned up after throwingCf.mpwɛd
nzɔm2nzɔ̀mnzɔmn9/101rightAwóó nzɔm.He is right.2reason3causeÉchê nzɔm éche nyíbunɛɛ́ nɛ́n éebooʼɛ́.The cause you are fighting for is not a good one.4excuse5decision, judgementnzɔm e Dyǒbnzɔ̀m è Djǒp̚n9the word of God; God’s decision, judgement
nzɔm3nzɔ̀mn9kind of blessing (putting up of hands while saying sh sh sh)Béhɛ̂ nzɔm.They should give a blessing.nzɔm e mǐmnzɔ̀m è mǐmn.ph9first wine given as blessing
nzɔɔnzɔɔnzɔ̀ːnzɔ̀ːnsmall maggot like insect that burrows
nzum1nzùmn9fight, war, battleBéwánáá nzum chǎn.They were fighting yesterday.nzum e píínzùm è píːn9/10serious beatingCf.píí
nzum2nzùmnzumDial.var.nzom ?n9/10leaves used for making ink