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akpan

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[HF] noun square basket woven of cane or rattan

akparawa

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[LLHL] noun a young man

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

atai

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[LL] noun the first wife

awo

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[HH] noun person, human being; someone

aya

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[HF] noun a kind of reed; a sleeping mat woven from reed

ayaara

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[HHHH] adjective male (used with all animal names except those few which have a special word for the male); yielding little, unproductive

bat

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[L] verb, transitive count, reckon, esteem

bom

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[L] verb, transitive break, break open (something round; something made of glass and clay)

bughọbugho

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[LH] verb, intransitive become buried

bʌn̄bung

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[H] verb, transitive break

daap

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[LL] verb, transitive remove from the embers what has been roasting there (plural of dappa)

dan̄adanga

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[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)

domo

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[HH] verb, transitive light, kindle

dọkkọdokko

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[HH] verb, transitive tell

ebek

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[HF] noun a bundle of ten, twenty, fifty, etc..

edịpedip

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[HH] number twenty.

ekan̄aekanga

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[LHH] noun denial.

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.

esịtesit

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[HF] noun the liver, heart, chest, inside; mind.

fiakafianga

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[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).

fiime

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[HHH] verb, transitive torture.

ibọkibok

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[HH] noun medicine, cure, poison, talisman, juju.

idịpidip

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[LH] noun belly

ifʌkkọifukko

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[LHL] noun thigh; lap.

ikpọmkpo

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[LH] adjective big

ikịm

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[HH] noun gonorrhea.

ikọtikot

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[HH] noun feces

isọn̄isong

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[HF] noun earth, land, ground, floor, country, a council of elders

ituut

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[LHH] noun caterpillar (general term)

kpakka

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[LH] verb, transitive rev. of kpaga: uncross, separate things that are joined together, unbutton, unbuckle.

kpan̄kpang

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[H] verb, transitive fold, fold over (arms, paper, cloth, leaves).

kpan̄n̄akpangnga

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[HH] verb, transitive die, perish; become exhausted, overcome; fade; heal (pl. of kpa)

kpeek

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[LL] verb, transitive prepare, get ready.

kpeep

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[LL] verb, transitive learn; teach

kpim

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[L] ideophone sound of the eka ibit (a large drum)

kpono

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[HH] verb, transitive respect, esteem, honor, worship

kpu

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[L] verb, intransitive fail to come about, fail to materialize; fail to carry out

kpuubo

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[LLH] verb, intransitive become tough, hard (of meat, rubber, wood); become difficult (of a task)

kpọn̄kpong

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[H] verb, transitive leave a place, abandon, go away, leave alone

kpọọn̄ọkpoongo

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[LLH] verb, transitive space out (in planting)

kuuk

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[LL] verb, transitive close; shut in, confine; completely (emphatic)

kọn̄kong

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[H] verb, intransitive cough

kọn̄ọkongo

[HH] verb, intransitive ref. hang, hang on oneself, choke

kọọpkoop

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

ma

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[H] verb, transitive like, love (can be used as a euphemism for sex)

mfan̄mfang

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[HF] noun leaf (gen term esp for leaves which are not eaten)

mfʌkmfuk

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[HH] noun cheek

mkpa inuun

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[LH HDH] noun ring

mkpasi

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[HHH] noun a small, hard, round objects, seed, kernel, grain

mkpat

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[LL] noun foot

mkpeten̄idịmmkpetengidim

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[LLL HL] noun a secluded area in the water thickly covered with water plants ( a person can go in there to bathe)

mkpidọn̄mkpidong

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[HHL] noun a kind of plant with small bitter fruits

mkpufiofiop

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[LHHLHL] noun butterfly

mmana

[HHH] noun button

mmanyan̄ammanyanga

[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

mọọn̄ọmoongo

[HHH] verb, intransitive become watery, thin and soft

ndap

[HH] noun dream

ndem

[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

ndidia

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[HHHH] noun food

ndiidịtndiidit

[LLHL] adjective leaky (var. ndre ndre, ndidIt, ndidIt)

ndua

[HHH] noun a freshwater swamp where raffia palms grow

ndubete

[HLHH] noun jostling; a kind of game in which children lean against each other

nnuene

[HLLH] noun ant

nsoo

[HDH] interrogative noun what?

nsu

[LL] noun lies

nsʌn̄utomnsungutom

[LH HL] noun village crier, he beats a drum and makes announcements

ntanta

[HFHF] noun smallpox

nyayaka

[LLLH] adjective light in weight

nyiik

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

nyọọn̄nyoong

[LL] verb, intransitive be tall, long, far, high, deep

n̄kaanngkaan

[HHL] adjective ancient, former; old (of inanimate objects)

n̄kọn̄ngkong

[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

n̄wan̄ngwang

[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)

n̄warangwara

[LLH] adjective granular, in grains

n̄wenengwene

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

obo

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[LF] noun market day

owodeen

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[HHL] noun man, male

sawasawa

[LLHL] noun a kind of fruit, possibly breadfruit or soursop

siime

[HHH] verb, intransitive become foolish, stupid (pl. of sịme)

soyo

[LH] verb, intransitive come down, descend

sịn̄n̄esingnge

[HH] verb, transitive take out, remove, remove from; put forth, bring forth

tap

[L] verb, transitive entice, lure, bribe, cajole

tido

[LH] noun a kind of grey rock which is crushed to a powder and used as a cosmetic for the eyes

top

[H] verb, transitive eject, hurl, throw, shoot, sting

tọọktook

[LL] verb, transitive curse, use abusive words (pl. of tọk)

ufia

[LHH] noun fifth-born son

ufia

[LHH] noun right (direction)

uma

[LH] noun loving, likeness

usʌkusuk

[HF] adverb slow, with care

uyo

[LH] noun bread, biscuit

uyo

[HF] noun voice, order, edict

uyịnuyin

[HH] noun childhood

wak

[H] verb, intransitive become many, become much

wuat

[HH] verb, transitive startle, surprise, take unawares (esp of an unexpected visitor)

wʌtwut

[H] verb, transitive cause a desire in, a craving for, a longing for

wọkwok

[H] verb, intransitive swim; become loose

yakka

[HH] verb, intransitive become light in weight

yappa

[HH] verb, intransitive talk a lot, chatter, become unable to contain anything or keep a secret

yịgheyighe

[LH] verb, transitive doubt, surprise