Akoose–English Dictionary


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sɛsúsɛ̀súsɛsún9/10comb
sə́nzeDial.var.ofsɛ́nze
síāSp.var.ofsyáā
síb-tɛ́síbtɛ́quanteach; repeatedlymod síb-tɛ́,every person.mwɛ̌ síb-tɛ́,year after year.
sidsìt̚sidn9/10kind of fish
siisìːsiin9/10wound, cut, soreAwóó sii á ekuu.He has a wound on his foot.
síisîːsíin9/101white ant2termitesSíi édyédé kálag.Termites have eaten the books.
síləŋsílə̀ŋsíləŋEnglishn9/10shilling
simbɛ́lɛ́sìmbɛ́lɛ́besimbɛ́lɛ́n1/2game of throwing and catching
símésimsímésìmsímésimn9/101shrub used for brooms and for medicineSida rhombifolia; Sida sp. aff. rhombifolia2kind of weedSida garckeana
símɛntesímɛ̀ntèsímɛnteEnglishn9/10cement
sínagsínàk̚sínagn9/10wartAwóó sínag á yə̌l.He has a wart.
-ʼsóʔsóadjfirst (takes agreement prefix for classes 1-19)Adé mod aʼsó.He is the first person.Cf.aʼsóbéʼsódéʼsóeʼsóéʼsóméʼsó
sólídsólít̚sólídn9/10kind of weedAcroceras zizanioides
sǒmsǒmsǒmn9/10drill (baboon); sumbuMandrillus leocophaeus
sómsómsómsómideoreal born, genuine, true
sônsônexclpleaseSôn, cháá me ane mod, boŋ éekɛɛné me á kóte.Please, beg that man not to take me to court.
soŋsòŋsoŋn9/10graveBélímɛ soŋ.They are digging a grave.ndém e soŋndém è sòŋndém é soŋn9/10lateral hole in graveBébɛ́láá ndém é soŋ bɔɔ́b.Long ago, they used to make a grave with a side hole.
sóŋ1sóŋsóŋn9/10your fatherechoŋ sóŋ,your father.Cf.sáŋsóó
sóŋ2sóŋsóŋn9/10pilesAkullɛ sóŋ.He is sick with piles.
soósǒːsoón9/10sawNsɛ́nlé soó bwɛl.I cut the tree with a saw.
sóosɤ̂ːprowe two, pronoun for first plus second person dual inclusiveSóo dékag,(You and I) let’s go.
sóósóːbesóón1/2your fatherCf.sáŋsóŋ1
soóbadɛsòː́bàdɛ̀besoóbadɛn1/2cemetery, graveyardSoóbadɛ adé á nzii e Nguúse.The cemetery is on the road to Ngussi.
sɔ́bɛlesɔ́bɛ̀lèbesɔ́bɛleVar.sɔ́blɛEnglishn1/2shovel, spadeAtédé sɔ́bɛle, akií ntom alím.He took a spade and went to dig a latrine.