Akoose–English Dictionary


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sáŋ kə́lésáŋ kə́lébesáŋ kə́lén9/10father-in-law
sápesápèsápeEnglishn9/10shop
sátan e mwǎnsátàn è mwǎnn9/10naughty child
SátanɛSátànɛ̀n.pr1Satan
Sátedɛ́Sátèdɛ́Besátedɛ́Englishn1/2Saturday
se-pfxnot, negative verb prefix used in neutral verb formsAsebíi.He doesn’t know.
seadv.degintensifier, degree wordAhɛle se akɛ.She can even/just go.seʼ bɔɔ́dsèʔ bɔ̌ːt̚adv.phfrom very long agose etûnsè ètûnadv.ph1far away, distant2for a long timese á dyǒbsè á djǒp̚adv.phright up in the skyse ámīnsè ámīnadv.phright up
1pro1we, pronoun first person plural exclusive2I, pronoun first person singular exclusive, when in a coordinate noun phrasesé mwǎnne,I and my brother.
2adv.ldown, under, belowCf.ásē
sê-pfxwe; verb prefix, first person plural exclusiveCf.de-
sebsèp̚sebn9/101kind of squirrel1.1nred-footed squirrel1.2nBiafran palm-squirrelEpixerus wilsoni
séběnséběnemph.demourselves; first person plural emphatic pronoun
sémsémsémn9/101hammer used by blacksmithMod eʼlûd awóó sém eche álúɛnɛ páan echin.The blacksmith has a hammer with which he makes kitchen knives.2chisel for carving mortarsAwóó sém echě ásoŋnɛɛ́ eʼbwɔg.He has a chisel with which he carves mortars.
sésébsésép̚sésébn9/10flower (of mature cocoyam or colocasia)
sɛ̀vnegative of -dé to be (dependent subject form)pɔ́le éche éesɛ̌ mbále,stories which are not true.
sɛ́sɛ́t.adMr, term of address for eldersSɛ́ Ngɔlɛ,Mr. Ngole.sɛ́ mesápɛ́ɛ́sɛ́ mèsápɛ́ːtitpseudonym for Mwankum, euphemismCf.esápɛ́ɛ́mwǎnkumsɛ́ mwangongɛ́ɛ́
sɛ́dɛsɛ́dɛ̀besɛ́dɛn1/2last hand of plantains (small)
sɛ́ɛsɛ̂ːprowe; emphatic pronoun for first person plural exclusive
sɛ́ɛ mwǎnsɛ̂ː mwǎnPl.besɛ́ɛ bé bǎnn1/2father of a child
sɛlésɛ̀lébesɛlén1/2cricket
sɛ́ mwangongɛ́ɛ́sɛ́ mwàŋgòŋgɛ́ːtitpseudonym for MwankumCf.esápɛ́ɛ́mwǎnkumsɛ́ mesápɛ́ɛ́
-sɛnsfxverb stem suffix (extension)âboŋsɛn,prepare.Cf.-saan
sɛnzesɛ̀nzèsɛnzen9/10menʼs loincloth, several metres long
sɛ́nzesɛ́nzèsɛ́nzeDial.var.sə́nzen9/10soldier
sɛ́nzɛ́ɛsɛ́nzɛ̂ːn1seasonal streamSyn.esɛ́nzɛ́ɛ