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abodom

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[LLH] noun a wooden gong, usually made from a section of a tree trunk

adan

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[HF] noun oil

afan̄

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[LL] noun path in the bush

ata

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[HH] noun the sediment which sinks to the bottom of the pot when palm oil is boiled after being extracted from the fruit, dregs

atikọrikọ atikoriko

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[LHLHL] noun praying mantis

bak

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[L] verb, intransitive become early, do early

bat

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[L] verb, transitive count, reckon, esteem

beem

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

bu

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[L] verb, intransitive become rotten (esp. of edible things), spoil (of improperly dried fish, it gets mould on it), sour

buun̄buung

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[HH] verb, transitive break (a long thin object such as a stick or bone)

bọkbok

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[H] verb, transitive cook, prepare food (usually liquid food)

daa

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[HH] verb, intransitive stand, shine (of sun or moon)

duaya

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[HHH] verb, transitive; verb, intransitive shout at, bawl at, scold; shock.

dịpdip

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[H] verb, transitive hide

ekam

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[LF] noun randmother (maternal or paternal).

ekpe

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[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.

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.

ekun̄ọekungo

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[LHH] noun copulation.

fep

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[L] verb, intransitive dodge, duck, move aside, move away, move out of the way; tv dodge.

fịtfit

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[L] verb, transitive blow on (as with the mouth or bellows to cool, or to make a fire flame up), blow (a whistle, a wind instrument), whistle.

ibene ibene

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[LLL] noun wall

ibikpai ibikpai

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[LLLL] noun state of numbness or sleep in the limbs; state of being shrivelled from immersion in water.

idan̄idang

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[HH] noun lice (pl. of ndaN).

idʌkiduk

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[HH] noun rope.

idịmidim

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[HF] noun stream.

idịtidit

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[HF] noun piassava, the fiber from the trunk of ukOt (rafia palm).

ikọtikot

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[HH] noun feces

inagha

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[LHH] noun a kind of fish with a small head, dried and used for soup

ini

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[LL] noun time

inia

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[HHL] noun a sore, septic wound

isaisak

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[LLHL] adjective burnt, scorched

ita

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[LH] number three

(Igbo) atọ

itembe

[LHHH] noun a kind of dance performed in the moonlight

itiat

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[HHH] noun stone, mile

itoon

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[HHL] noun garbage pit, refuse pit

ituut

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[LHH] noun caterpillar (general term)

kaa

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[LH] verb, transitive go to, go for

kama

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

koono

[LLH] verb, transitive gather up, take, pick up (pl. of ben [H] gather, take up, pick up)

kpa

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[H] verb, transitive cost

kpaan̄

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[HH] verb, transitive cut with a glancing motion (as in scraping bark from a tree, peeling the rotten part from a yam, shaping a pestle out of wood) (pl. of kpaN)

kpaat

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[HH] verb, transitive push a heavy object for a distance; shove away from a distance (as an insect with a long stick); wheel, roll, push something on wheels (pl. of kpat)

kpai

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[LL] ideophone said to show when one is completely ignored.

kpai

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[LL] ideophone sound made when a person falls flat on his face or back.

kpee

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[HH] verb, transitive plead, plead with, entreat, beg.

kpeek

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[LL] verb, transitive slow down and walk carefully (as when one has seen something dangerous).

kpoi

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

kuan̄akuanga

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[HHH] verb, intransitive become curved, crooked, not straight (esp of a road or branch of a tree)

kịmkim

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[L] verb, intransitive become dark, black

mai

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[HH] verb, intransitive bleat (of a goat or sheep), low (of a cow)

mbamba

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[LLLH] noun cowrie shell

meghe

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[HH] verb, intransitive become accustomed to, familiar with, associated with;

mfet

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[HH] noun penis

mkpafagha

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[HLHL] noun armpit

mkpataatat

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

mkpekpem

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[H.HL.L] noun a kind small house bat

mkpịnemkpine

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[LHL] noun a shoot (esp. referes to the shoot of a a yam stored in the yam marn prior to planting)

mkpịparan̄ukotmkiparangukot

[HHH HL] noun shin

mkpọmkpo

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[HH] noun thing, something; matter event. This is one of the most productive words in Ibibio, it serves as any unspecified subject or object

mkpọk etomkpok eto

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[LF LL] noun a childrens game in which sticks are passed around quickly and players try not to accumulate them

mme

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[LL] conjunction and, with (variants: ye; ndo; mma)

mmeme

[LLH] noun warm

ndisa

[LHH] noun yam stake, a stick placed in the ground for the yam plant to climb on

ndisi

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

ndo

[HF] noun a kind of small fish

nne

[LH] noun mother, grandmother, old woman (address or referent)

nne

[HD] noun young woman (address or referent), a term of endearment for a young woman

nnyama

[HHH] noun an edible fern found in streams

nsene

[LHH] noun sperm, semen

nti

[LL] noun the area around the ears and under the jaw

nyaam

[HH] ideophone sound of plantain frying in oil

nyamma

[LH] verb, transitive singe

nyiik

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

nʌn̄n̄ọnungngo

[HH] verb, intransitive become sweet, delicious, tasty, enjoyable (of food or drink only)

n̄kọkọtngkokot

[LLL] noun a boil on the finger or toe

n̄n̄wangngwa

[HF] noun second-born daughter

n̄wan̄angwanga

[LH] verb, intransitive become clear, light, bright; fig become clear, understandable; become large, wide; expand; transitive: clear (as a road); expand, enlarge

n̄weem ngweem

[HH] verb, transitive lick, lick off

n̄wenngwen

[L] verb, intransitive become black

sai

[HL] ideophone describes something that passes by very fst (as a car speeds by or an insect flies by)

sak

[H] verb, intransitive laugh

samma

[HH] verb, intransitive become agile, sprightly, lively, smart (in action or dress)

sieen̄sieeng

[HHH] verb, transitive throw up to someone what one has done for him or what he has done to one, reproach with past deeds (var. sion̄, sioon̄)

sobo

[HH] verb, transitive devastate, destroy, squander

tap

[L] ideophone sound of wood being cut

tiik

[HH] verb, transitive praise, flatter, play up to

ubọkubok

[HH] noun arm and/or hand; handle; power, strength, ability

udi

[HF] noun trouble

udọudo

[LH] noun the second-born son

ufia

[LHH] noun fifth-born son

ufuọtufuot

[LHH] noun middle

ufọkufok

[HF] noun house

ukot

[HH] noun leg and/or foot; bottom, base; elongation, extension, movement, means, mode

unaan̄unaang

[LLL] numeral four

unadot

[LLL] noun universe

usukkeed

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[LHHL] number nine

(Igbo) eteghiete

uyio

[HHL] noun voice, order, edict

yama

[HH] verb, intransitive shine (of the sun or moon)

yogho

[HH] verb, intransitive, verb, transitive move about, become restless, fidget; move about, wriggle

yok

[H] verb, intransitive move about, become restless, fidget