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abaak

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[LHH] adjective young, not full grown

adufuut

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[HLHL] noun lungs

adukpọkadukpok

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[LHL] noun a plank, the board for the game of draughts (checkers)

akpokoro

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[LHHH] noun table

akube

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[HHF] noun chameleon

akukin

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[LHD] noun a dye made from the juice of the fruit or seeds of a plant and colored with charcoal, it is used by women for body decoration; the tree from which the dye comes, Indogofera

awasi

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[HLF] noun sneeze

aween

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[LHH] noun needle

ayọ

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

baba

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[HH] verb, intransitive become in need of, get into straits about (refer to a chronic or long term situation or deprivation); straiten, put into straits

ban

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[HH] verb, transitive sharpen

bem

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[L] verb, transitive watch out for; wait to do harm to; watch over, protect, look after

bomo

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[LH] become broken, break(of its own accord)

buuk

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[LL] verb, transitive bury

dom

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[H] verb, transitive bite

duọkọ duoko

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[LLH] verb, intransitive spill

dʌkkọdukko

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[HL] verb, transitive strain, filter skim

ebọkebok

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[HF] noun monkey

ekiko

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[LLL] noun civet cat.

ekun̄ekung

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[HF] noun a hump on the back.

eset

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

esop

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[LL] noun court, council meeting.

fem

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[L] ideophone sound made by a ripe pawpaw or avocado when it falls to the ground.

fịbefibe

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[HH] verb, intransitive become jealous, envious often.

ibaba

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[LHH] noun a kind of legume used to thicken afere (soup), horse eye bean,, stinging bean, Mucuna urens (Dalziel).

idiọn̄idiong

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[HHF] noun divination; a society devoted to divining, fortune telling.

ike

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[HH] noun tobacco, snuff.

ikọiko

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[HF] noun word, language, talk; matter, palaver (difficulty, trouble, verbal conflict, gathering for negotiation or decision).

iso

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[HH] noun face, front, future (also eko iso)

isịpisip

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[HH] noun kernel (esp. oil palm kernel); stone (of a fruit)

itai usʌn̄itai usung

[LLL HL] noun door hinge

itoon

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[HHL] noun garbage pit, refuse pit

ituok

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[LHH] noun a kind of fish with poisonous spines

itọkitok

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[LH] noun foot race, running

iwa

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[LH] noun cassava (the term includes varieties of Manihot utilissima and Dioscorea dumetorum

kem

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[L] verb, intransitive become suitable, appropriate; fit; measure up to a standard; become complete; become enough

koon̄koong

[HH] verb, intransitive become high, tall, elevated

kpịkkọkpiko

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[HH] verb, transitive become contrary (es. to show off)

kpịran̄kpirang

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[HH] ideophone sound of the fall of a knife or spoon, or of an enamel plate

kpọọn̄kpoong

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[HH] verb, transitive cut palm fruit from the cluster when there are very few remaining

kʌppọkuppo

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[HH] verb, transitive rev of kup open a cover or lid

kọpkop

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[L] verb, transitive hang (on a hook, peg, line); spread out to dry; hook, link, lock, entangle

kọppọkoppo

[LH] verb, transitive remove from a hook, remove what hangs, unentangle (esp. wipe awy strands of cobweb) (rev. of kọp [L])

kọọbọkoobo

[LLH] verb, transitive remove from a hook, remove what hangs; unentangle (esp. wipe away strands of cobweb) (rev. of kọp [L])

kọọtkoot

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[LL] verb, intransitive grow (of people, animals, plants, hair) (pl. of kọt [L])

mbio

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[HHH] noun dirt, refuse, garbage

mbio

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[LLL] noun pl people

meem

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[LL] verb, transitive slacken; relax the body or part of the body

miin

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[HH] verb, transitive contort the face or mouth to show disgust

mkpa inuun

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[LH HDH] noun ring

mkpa inuun

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[LH HDH] noun ring

mkpatat

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[LLH] noun a creeping plant with tiny leaves, Selaginella scandens

mkpo

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[HH] noun shout, scream, outcry

mkpịriikpu idemmkpiriikpu idem

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[LHLLH HL] noun rough skin, tough skin

mmansan̄mmansang

[LLHD] noun groundnut

mmọọn̄mmoong

[HHH] noun water

ndisi

[LLH] adjective alive; raw; fresh (of meat, fish, a wound)

ndubeghe

[LLLH] noun business

ndubi

[LHH] noun evening (dusk until midnight)

ndukpọn̄ndukpong

[HLL] noun shadow

nnuene

[HLLH] noun ant

nnyenne

[HFHF] noun a kind of small mushroom which grows on dead trees, it can be white, red, or brown

nsak

[LH] noun a rattle, musical instrument filled with seeds or pebbles which is shaken; strings of seeds worn around ankles and wrists to make noise when dancing

nsan̄nsang

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

nsiim

[LLL] noun a kind of basket used for catching fish or crabs, small ones are made of palm fronds, large ones of cane

nsiọn̄nsiong

[HHH] noun postherd

nsoo

[LLH] interrogative noun what?

ntok

[HF] noun hanger, peg on the wall for hanging things

ntọmntom

[HH] noun the sour orange

nʌmmọnummo

[LH] verb, transitive open the eyes wide (to show seriousness and thus make a child comply)

n̄kọikọọmọngkoikoomo

[LLHLLH] noun a spider web

n̄kọpngkop

[LH] noun oyster

n̄n̄wọọn̄ngngwoong

[HHH] noun water

n̄wamngwam

[L] verb, transitive help; contribute (money, food, labor)

n̄wenengwene

[HH] verb, intransitive flicker; transitive: flash a light on and off

sappa

[HH] verb, transitive abuse, humiliate

seeghe

[HHH] verb, intransitive become childish, act childish

sen̄n̄e sengnge

[LH] verb, intransitive become dizzy

siaak

[HH] verb, transitive split, tear, cut up, divide; open; reveal, give an answer, give an explanation, mention (var. siak)

siaama

[HHHH] verb, intransitive make a sound of disgust, disapproval, impatience, contempt (var. siama)

suum

[LL] verb, transitive take fire, carry fire

sʌn̄sung

[H] verb, intransitive become gently, mild (of disposition, weather); adverb: quietly, safely

tana

[HH] verb, intransitive become sandy

tedọtedo

[HL] noun tailor (English loanword)

tem

[H] verb, transitive cut bush, clear bush

tete

[HD] noun grandfather

tim

[L] verb, transitive taste liquid, take a sip, sip

tịn̄ting

[H] verb, transitive pay close attention

tọttot

[H] verb, intransitive increase

ubet

[LF] noun your husband

ubom

[LH] noun calamity

udịtudit

[HF] noun strength, force, power

unen

[HF] noun chicken, fowl

unyan̄unyang

[LF] noun a kind of fresh water eel

usam

[LH] noun fishing spear

uso

[HD] phrase What day?

usukkeed

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[LHHL] number nine

(Igbo) eteghiete

usʌk usʌkusuk usuk

[HF HF] adverb slowly, carefully

utọkutok

[LL] noun quarrel

yịren̄yireng

[LL] verb, intransitive slither, move with a gliding movement, move like a snake or rope, move like a jellylike substance