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adidun̄adidung

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[LHH] noun settler

afan̄

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[LL] noun path in the bush

afen

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[HDH] quantitative other, another, more

afia

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[HHH] noun trap, ordeal

akaan

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[HHL] adjective old

akai

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[HHL] noun forest

akamba

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[LHHH] adjective big, huge

akpokoro

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[LHHH] noun table

aku

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[LH] noun circle formation for a game or dance

ata

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[HF] noun practitioner, specialist, expert

awasi

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[HLF] noun sneeze

aya

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[HF] noun a kind of reed; a sleeping mat woven from reed

ayọ

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[HF] noun cluster (of fruit, e.g grapes)

biat

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[LL] verb, transitive fail to show appreciation, criticize what has been done for one

da

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[H] verb, intransitive stand

daat

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[HH] verb, intransitive ripen, become ripe, red (plural of dat)

di

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[H] verb, intransitive come

duọi

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[LLL] verb, transitive pour, pour out, spill, pl. of duọk

ebet

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[HH] noun hare; a person fond of sleeping.

edọn̄edong

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[HH] noun knee.

ekpo

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[HH] noun phantom, ghost of ancestors. in traditional government, the police arm, now a society (to which nearly all the men belong) which has masquerades at various times of year such as the turning of the year and the harvest of new yam.

ekịtekit

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[LL] noun axe.

ekọn̄ekong

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[HH] noun war; a society which celebrates past war glories, joining the society was possible at one time only for a man who had taken several heads, now it is done symbolically.

eset

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[LH] noun the olden days, ancient past; time immemorial.

ete

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[LH] noun father, old man, respectful address or reference to a man.

etop

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[LF] noun message; fame.

etịbeetibe

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[LHH] noun contribution, contributive society.

ewan̄koewangko

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[LHHL] noun rheumatism.

fekke

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[LH] verb, intransitive get off balance (as when something which was balanced or supported slips or slants down), become slanted.

fiime

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[HHH] verb, transitive torture.

fu

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[L] verb, intransitive become lazy.

fịkkefikke

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[HH] verb, transitive remove pressure, stop pressing down see fige.

iba

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[LL] number two

(Igbo) abụọ

idaidat

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[HLHL] noun red

ifia

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[HHH] noun firewood.

ikpan̄ikpang

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[LH] noun spoon

ikpe

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[HH] noun a case

inọino

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[LH] noun thief; theft

iso

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[HH] noun a set of five yams

isobo

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[LHH] noun crab

isọn̄isong

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[HF] noun earth, land, ground, floor, country, a council of elders

itiaba

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[LHLLL] number seven (a sacred number in Ibibio)

(Igbo) asaa

itiaita

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[LHLH] number eight

(Igbo) asato

itoon

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[HHL] noun garbage pit, refuse pit

iyak

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[HH] noun fish (general)

kama

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[HH] verb, transitive hold in the arms or hands; have, keep; owe; use; treat, behave towards

ke

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[H] verb, transitive tell a fable, proverb, riddle

keep

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[HH] verb, transitive/ verb, intransitive close the eyes and turn the head aside in a gesture of disapproval

kpa

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[L] verb, transitive turn around, turn back, turn around and go back (used with edem, asin a kpa edem).

kpak

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[L] verb, transitive cross, overlap, join, twist together, buckle, button.

kpakka

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[LH] verb, transitive rev. of kpaga: uncross, separate things that are joined together, unbutton, unbuckle.

kpon̄n̄okpongngo

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[LH] verb, transitive bend over so as to expose the buttocks

kpoon̄okpoongo

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[LLH] verb, transitive trim (branches, hair), cut down (a tree)

kpoịkpoi

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[LL] verb, intransitive bark, growl (of a dog); speak in an angry or pompous manner

kpuubo

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[LLH] verb, transitive become tough, hard (of meat, rubber, wood)

kpuubo

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[LLH] verb, intransitive become tough, hard (of meat, rubber, wood); become difficult (of a task)

kpọikpoi

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[HH] verb, transitive peel with hand or knife (as kola, ndiya, cassava); unlock; bleach.

kpọikpoi

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[LL] ideophone sound made by someone walking in studded shoes.

kpọọkkpook

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[LL] verb, transitive crow, of a cock (plural form of kpọk)

kọọkkook

[HH] verb, transitive overlap, cross, heap, pile on top of; arrange, set up, prepare for use

mbai

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[HDH] noun piece, half piece

mbịpmbip

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[HF] noun engagement (before marriage)

meen̄emeenge

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[HH] verb, transitive; verb, intransitive ignore, delay in responding

mkpat

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[LL] noun foot

mkpịn̄mkping

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[LH] adjective thin, lean and sickly (of a person)

mkpọmkpo

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[LF] noun nasal mucus, phlegm

mm

[HL] interj. what

mmeme mmeme

[LLHLLH] adjective become soft, weak, easy

mmm

[LHL] interjection no

mịkmik

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[H] verb, intransitive; verb, transitive undulate, wriggle (in the manner of a maggot); dance with undulating movement

mịmmim

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[H] verb, transitive groan (of a sick person)

ndion

[HHH] noun delicacies, luxury food, little bits of luxury food (nuts, bits of meat) (var. ndien, ndiin)

ndọkndok

[HH] noun jest, clowning, embarrassment

nnyọọnọnnyoono

[HLLH] noun crawl (of a baby, a snake)

nsan̄nsang

[HH] noun ochre, a kind of clay used for plastering walls, for floor or wall decoration, and for body decoration

ntọnto

[LL] noun place

nyiik

[HH] verb, transitive shake, bounce a person as on a couch

n̄kanika ubọkngkanika ubok

[HHHH HL] noun wrist watch

n̄kenengkene

[LLH] noun basket

n̄kukʌkngkukuk

[HHH] noun a lump (of meat, a clay), a mass; a nest made by ants

n̄wara ngwara

[LLH] adjective granular, in grains

siin̄esiinge

[LLH] verb, intransitive shift, make room, move aside, jerk, make a fuss (pl. of sịkke)

suok

[HH] verb, transitive chop

sịm sim

[L] verb, transitive reach, get to, arrive at

sọnson

[H] verb, intransitive walk with small quick half running steps as when carrying a heavy load

sọpsop

[H] verb, intransitive become quick, early, often; become sharp

tappa

[LH] verb, transitive dip out, ladle out (with a spoon or the hand); beckon with the hand, touch slightly to get someone’s attention

tat

[H] verb, transitive spread, loosen, untie, unlock, unwind, open, melt

tete

[HD] noun grandfather

tịttit

[H] verb, transitive swell, rise as dough

tọitoi

[HH] verb, transitive awaken

udiok

[HHF] noun the small of the back and the area immediately surrounding it

uka

[LL] noun your mother

ukpọn̄ukpong

[HF] noun soul, spirit (of a living person)

usen

[LH] noun guest, visitor

usukkeed

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[LHHL] number nine

(Igbo) eteghiete

usʌn̄usung

[HH] noun road, way; doorway, door; habit, custom

uwuen

[LHH] noun needle

yiip

[LL] verb, transitive steal

yuup

[LL] verb, transitive hit (esp. with a stick, also with hand or fist)