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[H.HL] noun shame
[HHH] noun comb
[HHH] noun cold, cattarrh
[LL] pronoun you
[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
[LH] adjective strange,alien
[HH] verb, transitive take, pick up, carry
[LH] verb, transitive play
[LH] noun pawpaw
[LL] verb, transitive dip, steep, soak
[H] verb, intransitive become a coward
[HHH] verb, intransitive tip toe around stealthily, pussy-foot
[H] verb, transitive enter, go into, join (a society of the modern type that involves only a simple process)
[H] verb, transitive; verb, intransitive marry
[HLL] noun tongue.
[LHLL] noun blessing
[LL] noun flying squirrel.
[HF] noun leopard or any of the big cats; a mens society so named from the way they use drums to imitate the sound of a leopard.
[LH] noun greeting.
[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.
[HHH] verb, intransitive become thin, light in weight, lightened (of a load); become light on the feet, sprightly.
[H] verb, transitive be sated, make overfull (from eating).
[L] ideophone sound made by a ripe pawpaw or avocado when it falls to the ground.
[LLLH] verb, transitive blow out through the nose, blow the nose, snort (at).
[LL] verb, transitive hold something in the mouth or between the lips without biting down.
[HH] noun lice (pl. of ndaN).
[HF] noun hair (on the head or growing densely as on the head).
[HH] noun fire.
[LL] noun foot
[LH LH] adjective worthless; fruitless; in vain
[HF] noun word, language, talk; matter, palaver (difficulty, trouble, verbal conflict, gathering for negotiation or decision).
[HF] noun salt
[HH] noun face, front, future (also eko iso)
[LHL] noun coal tar
[HHH] verb, transitive promise, vow (involves an exchange, something given for something done)
[HH] verb, transitive hold in the arms or hands; have, keep; owe; use; treat, behave towards
[L] verb, transitive stand on tiptoe, stretch to see something high; become high, raised up (esp of the ground or of something which should be flat)
[H] verb, transitive cost
[H] verb, intransitive die, perish; become exhausted, overcome; fade; heal
[LL] verb, transitive become resistant, obstinate (of a person, an animal); become difficult (of work, a person)
[L] verb, transitive pay attention (used with utON, as in a kpaN utON, listen).
[HH] verb, transitive plead, plead with, entreat, beg.
[HH] verb, transitive plead, plead with, entreat, beg.
[HH] verb, transitive respect, esteem, honor, worship
[HH] verb, intransitive go a long distance on foot; limp
[L] verb, intransitive fail to come about, fail to materialize; fail to carry out
[HH] verb, transitive peel with hand or knife (as kola, ndiya, cassava); unlock; bleach.
[LLH] verb, transitive rub off, erase, wipe clean, polish
[L] verb, intransitive knock, tap
[HH] verb, transitive greet, thank, congragulate, express
[HH] verb, transitive hang (an object on a hook, around a person’s neck, cloth pot to dry)
[LL] verb, intransitive grow (of people, animals, plants, hair) (pl. of kọt [L])
[H] verb, transitive like, love (can be used as a euphemism for sex)
[LL] noun exhaustion, fatigue
[LH] noun the side of the face from temple to jaw
[HH] verb, transitive; verb, intransitive ignore, delay in responding
[HH] verb, transitive hit, strike, beat
[HHH] noun stalk, the place where fruits are attached
[HHLHL] noun a kind of insect (similar to millipede)
mmịne inyọn̄mmine inyong
[LLL HD] noun plaintain
[H] verb, intransitive; verb, transitive undulate, wriggle (in the manner of a maggot); dance with undulating movement
[L] ideophone sound of nails being driven
[HH] noun dream
[HH] noun weeds (syn. NwIp, mbiot, mbit, mbiet)
[HF] noun a kind of white clay from the river, it is eaten, used as a treatment for diarrhea, used as a whitewash, and is rubbed on the body for decortion or against heat rash
[HLHH] noun little bits of mischief, pranks, crafty, manipulations
[LHD] noun epilepsy, an epileptic
[HH] noun jest, clowning, embarrassment
[HLL] noun a children’s running and hiding game played by moonlight
[HF] adjective good, genuine
[HHLHDH] noun wart
[HHLLLL] noun a kind of large forest bird, eagle, it can beat the air with its wings and make a great noise
[LLH] verb, transitive smell, sniff (var. n̄uune)
[LH] verb, transitive singe
[LL] verb, intransitive become greedy
[HH] verb, transitive, verb, intransitive have; intransitive: sg only have to, must; appear to be, exist
[HHH] noun crust from burnt food
[LHHH] noun crybaby, a person who cries at every little thing
[LLH] adjective granular, in grains
[LLH] verb, intransitive lament, complain, regret
[H] verb, transitive choke, cause choking (as water in the windpipe)
[LLL] verb, transitive scatter things that are arranged or piled up, strew things about dishevel, disorder
[H] verb, intransitive push as in childbirth
[HH] preposition, conjunction since, starting from (time only)
[HH] verb, transitive touch; fig affect
[HHH] verb, transitive cause confusion, disturb
[LHL] noun pigeon
[HDH] noun tsetse fly
[HH] noun oppression
[HF] noun house
[HF] noun lot, quantity, instance of
[LH] noun cssave fufu, it has no smell due to being well soaked before cooking
[HF] adverb slow, with care
[LHH] noun a kind of frog
[LL] noun quarrel
[LHH] adjective empty, wasted, devoid of purpose
[H] verb, transitive soothe, pat, rock a child
[LL] verb, transitive hit (esp. with a stick, also with hand or fist)
[H] verb, transitive attach, put together, fasten, lock, hang (from a point, or curtains, tie on so that it may hang)
[LL] verb, transitive warm food, reheat afere (soup) (until it is very hot) (pl. of jọk)