Akoose–English Dictionary


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sáásɒ́ːbesáán1/2fathersáá mbwɔ́gsɒ́ː mbwɔ́k̚besáá bé mbwɔ́gn1/2head of the familysáá ngwɛɛsɒ́ː ŋgwɛ̀ːbesáá bé ngwɛɛn1/2highest rank in the ngwɛɛ societysáa nhɔnsɒ̂ː ŋ̀hɔ̀nbesáa bé nhɔnn1/2highest rank of Ahon
SááSɒ́ːn1LordCf.Sáŋgwɛ́
sáá a súusáː à sûːbesáá bé súun1/2kind of large fish
saadînsàːdînsaadînEnglishn9/10sardine
saámbɛ́sǎːmbɛ́numseven
saámbɛ́ ébɛsǎːmbɛ́ ébɛ̀exprisky position
-saansfxverb stem suffix combined with imperfect aspect markerSêwâmsaan akɛ.We are hurrying to go.Cf.-sɛn
saá nɛ́ɛsǎː nɛ̂ːpartnot so?, isnʼt it?
saasaasàːsàːideosparinglyEbə́l é kém édyákɛ̄ saasaa.A certain kind of monkey eats sparingly.
sabésàbébesabén1/2orange, grape,” grapefruitCitrus sinensissabé a ndɛnɛsàbé à ndɛ̀nɛ̀n1/2mandarinSyn.tanjɔrînsabé a ngɛ̂nsàbé à ŋgɛ̂nn1/2lime, lemonSyn.sabé a nkaŋsabé a nkaŋsàbé à ŋkàŋn1/2lemonSyn.sabé a ngɛ̂nsabé a nzyɔgsàbé à nzjɔ̀k̚n1/2large, dry lemonsabé ambáásàbé àmbáːn1/2grapefruit
sabloŋsàblòŋbesabloŋVar.sabloon1/2cactus (planted for protection; juice can damage eyes)Euphorbia kamerunica
-sadsàt̚adj1small (takes agreement prefix for nouns of classes 1-19)2youngerMwǎn asad.A small child. The younger son.Cf.asadásadbésadesadésadéʼsadmésadńsad
sakésàképartit is notSaké me nwóó enén ndáb.It is not me who owns that house.Syn.haké
saké-ʼaásàkéʔǎːpartit is not also
salɛ́sàlɛ́besalɛ́n1/2house ratRattus rattusSyn.sǎlpəə
sálkasálkàFulfuldesadakansacrifice
sǎlpəəsǎlpə̀ːbesǎlpəən1/2house ratRattus rattusSyn.salɛ́
sámɛ́ɛ́sámɛ́ːn1diarrhoeaCholera asiaticaAnyag sámɛ́ɛ́.He has diarrhoea.
sánkalasáŋkàlàbesánkala?n.mod1/2important, big
sáŋsáŋsáŋn9/101father2older manechem sáŋ,my father.Cf.sóŋ1sóó
sáŋgúsáŋgút.adterm of address, mister, master, sirA-sáŋgú, hyǎg.Sir, please come.
sáŋgwɛ́sáŋgwɛ́besáŋgwɛ́n1/2mister, master, lordsáŋgwɛ́ a ndábsáŋgwɛ́ à ndáp̚besáŋgwɛ́ bé ndábn1/2house owner, master of the house
Sáŋgwɛ́Sáŋgwɛ́n.pr1LordCf.Sáá