Akoose–English Dictionary


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ndyándyáándjándjáːDial.var.ofndándáá
ndyáŋgéǹdjáŋgéndyáŋgén3/4crossbar, long part of the bed frame
ndyéédndjéːt̚n9foodNdyééd edé á tébelɛ.The food is on the table.kunze e ndyéédgood food
ndyééd e Sáŋgúndjéːɾ è Sáŋgún9the Lordʼs supper
ndyɛ́ndjɛ́Dial.var.ndiyénbait
ndyɛ̌ndjɛ̌n11name of communal ceremony in times of calamity, famine, lack of children, etc., and to satisfy the ancestors2place where the ancestors are fedabám á ndyɛ̌àbám á ndjɛ̌n5edge or side of ndyɛ̌Kɛ̌ épim á abám á ndyɛ̌.Go and throw it at the edge of ndyɛ̌.
ndyɛ́ e mbwɔ́gndjɛ́ è mbwɔ́k̚bedyɛ́ bé mbwɔ́gn1/2heir
ndyɛ́ hyəgɛ́ndjɛ́ hjə̀gɛ́nmud wasp (harmless), mud-dauber waspBelenogaster griseusSyn.tóŋgɛ́ etəə
ndyɛndyadɛ́ndjɛ̀ndjàdɛ́bedyɛndyadɛ́ ?Dial.var.ndindyadɛ́n1/2sparrow; grey-headed sparrowPasser griseusSêedyákɛ́ ndindyadɛ́.We do not eat sparrows.
ndyɛ́ syáarɛndjɛ́ sjâːrɛ̀bendyɛ́ syáarɛn1/2jacana (wading bird)Actophilornis africana
ndyəgendjə̀gènthreshold
ndyəgɛnndjə̀gɛ̀nDial.var.ofndyɔge (mé aláá)
ndyɔge (mé aláá)ǹdjɔ̀gè (mé àláː)ndyɔge (mé áláá)Dial.var.ndyəgɛnn3/4upper grinding stoneÁdên aláá déewooʼɛ́ ndyɔge.This (flat grounding) stone does not have the (upper) round stone.
ńdyɔŋ ḿ mbódńdjɔ̀ŋ ḿ mbót̚ńdyɔŋ ḿ mbódn3/4sheepŃdyoŋ ḿ mbód ńnyine nyam.Sheep meat is tasty.
ne1~demthat; distal demonstrative pronoun, follows nouns of classes 1 and 9mod ne,that person.See:chê
ne21conjand2prepwith, to
conjthenNzé edəə́, né dɛ̌kɛ̌ á dyɔn.If you like we will go to the market.
ne abɛ́ děnnè àbɛ́ děnexpcompletely, perfect
-nedsfxverb stem suffix (extension)âhyɔ́mned,go around.Cf.-naad
nembáánèmbáːadv.sreally, trulyNembáá, ádê akan ábɛ́llé-e?Really, did that thing happen?
nénnén~demthis; proximal demonstrative pronoun, follows nouns of classes 1 and 9mod nén,this person.See:chén
-nɛ́Cntx.var.of-ʼɛ́
nɛ̂nɛ̂pro.sdemonstrative pronoun substituting for a sentence
nɛ́dēnɛ́dēconjso, that isNɛ́dē ǎkɛ̌ á esukúle.So he will go to school.
nɛ́ɛ1nɛ̂ːbenɛ́ɛn1/2mother