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[LHH] adjective young, not full grown
[LLH] noun a wooden gong, usually made from a section of a tree trunk
[LLL] noun a kind of yam formerly only planted by women, water yam
[LHLL] noun rice
[LHL] noun bitter leaf, gall bladder; bile
[HF] noun a broom made from oil palm fronds stripped of their leaves and tied in a bunch, it is generally used for sweeping the house
[LL] verb, transitive count, reckon, esteem
[LL] verb, transitive bury
[LLH] verb, transitive rinse
[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 add, put together, stick, glue
[HHH] verb, transitive to lose, throw away
[H] verb, transitive; verb, intransitive marry
[L] verb, transitive weave, knit, spin
[HH] verb, transitive tell
[HH] noun hare; a person fond of sleeping.
[HLL] noun tongue.
[LHH] noun a single (or double?) pronged metal gong.
[HHF] noun a kind of large edible snail.
[LHH] noun contribution, contributive society.
[L] verb, intransitive dodge, duck, move aside, move away, move out of the way; tv dodge.
[LL] verb, transitive spit, spit out (food, liquid, silaiva)
[L] verb, transitive fan, wave, swing; iv hover, float in the air.
[LH] verb, intransitive put on clothes, wear.
[HF] noun a kind of small crocodile (Goldie monitor lizard) cf afiom, utai.
[HH] noun country, nation, tribe, clan, group of people esp foreigners; a group who follow a leader; household; humanity, human nature.
[LH] adjective big
[LH] noun someone shorter than normal. a stunted person
[LLL] noun toad
[HH] noun uncultivated land, brush (used with the name of certain flora and fauna to mean wild); plot, plantation; followers, descendants, family, people of a particular place (many place names contain the word iikọt)
[LHH] noun a kind of fish with a small head, dried and used for soup
[LL] noun fishing grounds, fishing area
[HF] noun salt
[LF; HF] noun yam barn (a place where yams are stored for the next planting season)
[HHF] noun dizziness, faintness
[HH] noun face, front, future (also eko iso)
[LHL] noun coal tar
[HH] verb, transitive cut down, hew down (a large object); cut (a large portion) (pl. of kek)
[H] verb, transitive pierce, stab, sew
[HH] ideophone sound of a palm kernel or ekOm nut when it is cracked with a stone; sound made by snapping the fingers; sound made in a gun when it fails to fire because the powder is wet.
[L] verb, transitive try to persuade, urge, importune, dun.
[HH] verb, transitive lose ones temper and take some action (decide to do something or become stubborn), act in a fit of anger.
[L] ideophone describes a quick action; describes a completed action or state.
[LL] ideophone sound made by a flat object when it falls flat on the ground.
[HL] ideophone sound of wood breaking (ideophone)
[HL] interjection expression of concern, regret, apology
[HHH] verb, transitive cut (esp many small sticks and brush as when clearing land for farming (pl. of kpIkke)
[LL] ideophone sound made by someone walking in studded shoes.
[LH] verb, transitive bend over so as to expose the buttocks
[HH] verb, transitive become contrary (es. to show off)
[HH] verb, transitive become restless; make rapid, jittery movements, fire crackling, wood breaking; describes the action of starting up in fright
[HH] verb, transitive make jittery movements as though one had ants in ones clothing; move very fast on ones toes in a jittery way (i.e. walk like a European); swagger, strut to show off
[HH] verb, transitive cut off the end of a periwinkle ( a kind of mollusk) so the fish can be sucked out.
[HHH] verb, transitive push aside with disdain, postpone, shake off responsibility
[HHH] verb, transitive peel with a knife; sharpen to a point (as a stick, an arrow)
[LLH] verb, intransitive preach, repeat over and over, moralize, advise
[H] verb, intransitive cough
[L] verb, transitive hang (on a hook, peg, line); spread out to dry; hook, link, lock, entangle
[H] verb, transitive like, love (can be used as a euphemism for sex)
[HH] verb, intransitive bleat (of a goat or sheep), low (of a cow)
[LH] noun the side of the face from temple to jaw
mkpa nnʌkmkap nnuk
[LH HD] noun ring
[LH] noun penis, some speakers say that this is a polite term, others that it is slang, still others that it is a childs word
[LL] noun foot
[H.HL] noun sandfly
[LLL] noun path, narrow place, space, gap
[HF] noun sandfly
[HF] possessive pronoun they, them, their
[LH] noun dew, moisture on leaves
[HLL] noun prickly heat
[L] verb, intransitive become pleasant, enjoyable, sweet
[LLH] interrogative noun what?
[LLH] verb, transitive smell, sniff
[HH] noun the young of an animal
[LL] verb, intransitive be tall, long, far, high, deep
[LH] verb, transitive open the eyes wide (to show seriousness and thus make a child comply)
[LF] noun my grandmother
[HHHF] noun kerosine (English loanword)
[LLHL] noun a kind of edible snail, small with a lightweight shell
[HHH] noun water
[HH] verb, transitive, verb, intransitive poke (with a sharp object, a stick) (esp to find where yams are below the ground) (var. sappa)
[HL] ideophone describes something that passes by very fst (as a car speeds by or an insect flies by)
[HHL] noun starch (for laundry)
[LH] verb, intransitive faint, lose consciousness; become lowered
[L] verb, transitive reach, get to, arrive at
[HF] noun silk, any shiny material used for a head tie
[LH] verb, intransitive sit, stay; appear, seem
[HL] noun address form for father, grandfather, old man
[LH] verb, transitive place an order
[LHL] noun pigeon
[HF] noun fatness, breadth
[LHLL] noun rice
[HF] noun strength, force, power
[LLH] noun ability
[HHL] noun a kind of large lizard, land living
[LL] noun quarrel
[L] verb, intransitive do patiently, stay patiently, become patient
[LL] verb, transitive lend; borrow
[HH] verb, transitive pinch
[LH] verb, transitive doubt, surprise