Akoose–English Dictionary


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nɛ́ɛ2nɛ̂ː1conjas, when; temporal conjunction2prepas, like; comparative preposition3advlike that
nɛ́ɛ3nɛ̂ː1pro.ssoSaá nɛ́ɛ?Is it not so?2really?Nɛ́ɛ edíi?Is it really so?
nɛ́ɛ mbáánɛ̂ː mbáːn1/2grandmotherKɛ̌ échɛ́le me nɛ́ɛ mbáá.Go and call grandmother for me.
nɛ́-ʼə̌nɛ́ʔə̌conjtherefore, so
-nɛnsfxverb stem suffix (extension)âbwɔgnɛn,hold firmly.Cf.-naan
nɛ́nnɛ́npro.slike thisNɛ́n də́ə ádé dyam.This is something.
nɛ̂ngánenɛ̂ŋgánèpreplike, asAbɛle nɛ̂ngáne nyam nɛ̂.He does it like that animal.Syn.byánán
-nəCntx.var.of-ʼə̄
ngaabobɛɛŋgàːbòbɛ̀ːbengaabobɛɛn1/2spiderNgaabobɛɛ alóó ahɔ̂d.The spider makes a web.
ngaabobɛɛ a mesoŋŋgàːbòbɛ̀ː à mèsòŋn1/2tarantula (giant spider)
ngaabobɛɛ a mpwɛnŋgàːbòbɛ̀ː à mpwɛ̀nbengaabobɛ bé mpwɛnn1/2scorpionNgaabobɛɛ a mpwɛn akwaglaan bwâmbwam.The scorpion stings very badly.
ngaámɛ̄lɛ̄ŋgǎːmɛ̄lɛ̄bengaámɛ̄lɛ̄n1/2glossy ibis; rare, black, travelling in flocksPlegadis falcinellus
ngaányoŋgɛɛŋgǎːɲòŋgɛ̀ːbeŋgaányoŋgɛɛn1/2glossy starlingLamprotornis sppAhínɛ nɛ̂ ŋgaányoŋgɛɛ.It is black like a starling.
ngááŋsínŋgáːŋsínVar.ofkáánsɛl
ngaapwɛ̂dŋgàːpwɛ̂t̚ngaápwɛ̂dn9/10kind of beetle
ngábŋgáp̚ngábn9/101money, property, wealthAwóó ngáb híin.He has a lot of money.Enén ngáb eché éwóó nɛ́n ewémtɛ́n nɛ́n weé mə́ měn mə̂ mə́bɛlé chə́-ēē?This wealth that you have, do you think you made it yourself?2bride price
ngabéŋgàbéngabén9/10vine, rope, with edible fruitNgabé edé nkɔɔd, ebɛ́-ʼɛ ndyééd eche bédyákɛ̄.Ngabé is a rope, but also a food which is eaten.
ngabɛ́l1ŋgàbɛ́lDial.var.ngabɛ́n1n9share, sharingNgabɛ́l éebooʼɛ́.The way of sharing is not good.
ngabɛ́l2ŋgàbɛ́lngabɛ́ln9/10very strong small forest tree
ngabɛ́n2ŋgàbɛ́nn9disunity, division
ngagŋgàk̚n9rust
ngag e pwɛ̂dŋgàg è pwɛ̂t̚ngag é pwɛ̂dn9/10pupa stage of grub