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[HF] noun square basket woven of cane or rattan
[LLHL] noun a young man
[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
[LL] noun the first wife
[HH] noun person, human being; someone
[HF] noun a kind of reed; a sleeping mat woven from reed
[HHHH] adjective male (used with all animal names except those few which have a special word for the male); yielding little, unproductive
[L] verb, transitive count, reckon, esteem
[L] verb, transitive break, break open (something round; something made of glass and clay)
[LH] verb, intransitive become buried
[H] verb, transitive break
[LL] verb, transitive remove from the embers what has been roasting there (plural of dappa)
[LH] verb order the night before in order to have the next day, book overnight, contact to but at a certain time (esp. palm wine, palm wine is generally bought in the morning when it is fresh)
[HH] verb, transitive light, kindle
[HH] verb, transitive tell
[HF] noun a bundle of ten, twenty, fifty, etc..
[HH] number twenty.
[LHH] noun denial.
[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.
[HF] noun the liver, heart, chest, inside; mind.
[HHHH ] verb, transitive; verb, intransitive turn, twist, twist around, twist together (poss involves a more complete turn or twist than fiak); iv become twisted (of its own accord); turn (of a wheel).
[HHH] verb, transitive torture.
[HH] noun medicine, cure, poison, talisman, juju.
[LH] noun belly
[LHL] noun thigh; lap.
[LH] adjective big
[HH] noun gonorrhea.
[HH] noun feces
[HF] noun earth, land, ground, floor, country, a council of elders
[LHH] noun caterpillar (general term)
[LH] verb, transitive rev. of kpaga: uncross, separate things that are joined together, unbutton, unbuckle.
[H] verb, transitive fold, fold over (arms, paper, cloth, leaves).
[HH] verb, transitive die, perish; become exhausted, overcome; fade; heal (pl. of kpa)
[LL] verb, transitive prepare, get ready.
[LL] verb, transitive learn; teach
[L] ideophone sound of the eka ibit (a large drum)
[HH] verb, transitive respect, esteem, honor, worship
[L] verb, intransitive fail to come about, fail to materialize; fail to carry out
[LLH] verb, intransitive become tough, hard (of meat, rubber, wood); become difficult (of a task)
[H] verb, transitive leave a place, abandon, go away, leave alone
[LLH] verb, transitive space out (in planting)
[LL] verb, transitive close; shut in, confine; completely (emphatic)
[H] verb, intransitive cough
[HH] verb, intransitive ref. hang, hang on oneself, choke
[HH] verb, transitive hang (on a hook, peg, line); spread out to dry; hook, link, lock, entangle (pl. of kọp [L])
[H] verb, transitive like, love (can be used as a euphemism for sex)
[HF] noun leaf (gen term esp for leaves which are not eaten)
[HH] noun cheek
[LH HDH] noun ring
[HHH] noun a small, hard, round objects, seed, kernel, grain
[LL] noun foot
[LLL HL] noun a secluded area in the water thickly covered with water plants ( a person can go in there to bathe)
[HHL] noun a kind of plant with small bitter fruits
[LHHLHL] noun butterfly
[HHH] noun button
[LLL] noun a kind of palm oil obtained by burning the palm kernel, its uses include pomade for the skin, medicine for boils and wounds, antidote for poison, (taken as an emetic), protection against juju
[HHH] verb, intransitive become watery, thin and soft
[HH] noun dream
[HF] noun a power spirit generally associated with a particular place or group of people; some of these spirits inhabit the forest, others the water; each Ibibio clan has its own ndem; sacrifices are made to them and to certain festivals attached to them
[HHHH] noun food
[LLHL] adjective leaky (var. ndre ndre, ndidIt, ndidIt)
[HHH] noun a freshwater swamp where raffia palms grow
[HLHH] noun jostling; a kind of game in which children lean against each other
[HLLH] noun ant
[HDH] interrogative noun what?
[LL] noun lies
[LH HL] noun village crier, he beats a drum and makes announcements
[HFHF] noun smallpox
[LLLH] adjective light in weight
[HH] verb, transitive shake, bounce a person as on a couch
[LL] verb, intransitive be tall, long, far, high, deep
[HHL] adjective ancient, former; old (of inanimate objects)
[HF] noun leaf; in its narrowest sense the term applies to leaves that are distributed along a stem in such a way that a person can remove several of them at a time by running his hand along the stem
[L] verb, transitive mark property to identify it or to keep people or evil away (eg. put a talisman tied in red string on one’s fruit trees so no one will take the fruit)
[LLH] adjective granular, in grains
[HH] verb, intransitive flicker; transitive: flash a light on and off
[LF] noun market day
[HHL] noun man, male
[LLHL] noun a kind of fruit, possibly breadfruit or soursop
[HHH] verb, intransitive become foolish, stupid (pl. of sịme)
[LH] verb, intransitive come down, descend
[HH] verb, transitive take out, remove, remove from; put forth, bring forth
[L] verb, transitive entice, lure, bribe, cajole
[LH] noun a kind of grey rock which is crushed to a powder and used as a cosmetic for the eyes
[H] verb, transitive eject, hurl, throw, shoot, sting
[LL] verb, transitive curse, use abusive words (pl. of tọk)
[LHH] noun fifth-born son
[LHH] noun right (direction)
[LH] noun loving, likeness
[HF] adverb slow, with care
[LH] noun bread, biscuit
[HF] noun voice, order, edict
[HH] noun childhood
[H] verb, intransitive become many, become much
[HH] verb, transitive startle, surprise, take unawares (esp of an unexpected visitor)
[H] verb, transitive cause a desire in, a craving for, a longing for
[H] verb, intransitive swim; become loose
[HH] verb, intransitive become light in weight
[HH] verb, intransitive talk a lot, chatter, become unable to contain anything or keep a secret
[LH] verb, transitive doubt, surprise