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akaan

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[HHL] adjective old

akpọ

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[HH] noun bone, stem, the prominent, conspicious or salient part of something

aku

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[HL] noun priest

an̄wan

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[HH] noun fight

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

ayịm

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[LH] noun onion

bem

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

bere

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[LH] verb, intransitive lean against, lean on(for help)

biat

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[LL] verb, transitive fail to show appreciation, criticize what has been done for one

biime

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[HHH] verb, transitive ask, ask for

bọọrọbooro

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[LLH] verb, transitive answer a question, answer a call(in the latter case only used negatively, i.e. fail to answer a call)

di

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[H] verb, intransitive come

dʌtdut

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[L] verb, transitive drag, draw; pl make a drawing, draw many lines; massage.

dọn̄dong

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[L] verb, transitive send, send for, send to (a person or a message), send for a nefarious purpose, pl esp instigate stimulate a desire in, cause longing in

edọn̄edong

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[HH] noun knee.

eka

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[LL] noun mother.

ekpa

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[LL] noun tomach; a bag-like object esp one containing air; a musical instrument of the accordian type; a kind of thumb piano made of wood of calabash with metal keys; a play in which the thumb piano is used.

eku

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[HH] noun meat, rat.

ekọmekom

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[LH] noun greeting.

ese

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[LL] noun eulogy.

etebom

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[LHF] noun grandfather (paternal or maternal).

etop

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[LF] noun message; fame.

ewua

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[HHH] noun dog.

fʌghọ fugho

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[LL] verb, intransitive become covered; cover oneself (with a cloth or blanket); become sad, mourn.

fịppefippe

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[HHH] verb, transitive remove from the mouth what one has been sucking or holding there.

fọnfon

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[H] verb, intransitive become good.

ibaan

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[HHL] noun women, wives

idagha

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[LHH] noun standing; height, stature, position; moment in time, time, time when.

idet

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[HF] noun hair (on the head or growing densely as on the head).

ifia

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[HHH] noun firewood.

ikiba

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[LHL] noun a calabash for serving palm wine, it has a filter at its mouth to hold back the dregs.

ikpeghe

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[HHH] noun partition (in the house made of cloth); section of bush partitioned by boundary markers

ikpọn̄ikpong

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[HF] noun cocoyam, colocasia esculentum (Dalziel)

item

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[HF] noun advice

kaan̄akaanga

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[HHH] verb, transitive promise, vow (involves an exchange, something given for something done)

ko

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[H] adverb there, over there, yonder

kook

[HH] verb, intransitive rise, puff, swell (of rice in cooking, of bread); become conceited, swell-headed

kpan

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[L] verb, transitive restrain, prohibit, stop; warn; rebuke

kpe

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[H] verb, transitive judge a case

kpeene

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[LLH] verb, transitive become late; take a long time; continue in time

kpoi

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

kpọọkkpook

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[LL] verb, transitive crow, of a cock (plural form of kpọk)

kpọọrọkpooro

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[HHH] verb, transitive walk here and there, zigzag

kuoko

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[LLH] verb, transitive rub off, erase, wipe clean, polish

kọn̄n̄ọkongngo

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[HH] verb, transitive remove from a hook, unhang (rev. of kọọn̄ [HH])

kọọn̄koong

[HH] verb, intransitive cough

kọọn̄koong

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[HH] verb, transitive hang (an object on a hook, around a person’s neck, cloth pot to dry)

mbọkmbok

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[HH] noun wrestling, wrestling bout

mbọribọmboribo

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[LHLH] noun gooseflesh

meek

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[LL] verb, transitive slow down and walk cautiously as when one sees danger, or because of mud

mfịremfire

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[LHL] noun brain

mkpak

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[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

mkpatak

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[HHH] noun the heavy dregs (yeast) from palm wine which settle at the bottom of the calabash

mkpịremkpire

[LHL] adjective small

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

mʌmmum

[L] verb, transitive take hold of, grab, catch (in the arms); grope

naan̄naang

[HH] verb, intransitive become stupid

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

ndisi

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

ndisọkndisok

[HLL] noun prickly heat

nditọn̄nditong

[HHF] noun eczema

nduba

[HHH] noun race, competition

ndudọọrọndudooro

[HLHHH] noun effort, struggling; the matrimonial state

nduwughọnduwugho

[HLHH] noun stain

nnuene

[HLLH] noun ant

nsia

[LLL] noun intestines

nsʌn̄utomnsungutom

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

nteetịpnteetip

[LLHL] adjective stunted, blunt, undercooked (var. iteetịp, iteitịp)

nten̄e nten̄e ntenge ntenge

[LLL LLL] adverb unsteadily

ntọmntom

[HH] noun the sour orange

nyek

[L] verb, intransitive shake (of a drunkards hand, of an old rattly car, of a cloth flapping in the wind; tremble, move about)

nyiik

[HH] verb, intransitive whine (of a child)

nyịknyik

[L] verb, transitive intimidate, pressurize

n̄kengke

[LH] noun folktale, proverb

n̄kukungkuku

[LHH] noun clan chief

n̄n̄wọọn̄ngngwoong

[HHH] noun water

n̄wagha ngwagha

[HH] verb, intransitive become congested; become odorous; smell of fish

n̄wọọmngwoom

[HH] verb, transitive taunt, sneer at; makean open-eye, make a face, stick out the tongue, to say it serves you right, I told you

obo

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[LF] noun market day

sai

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

sitaas

[HHL] noun starch (for laundry)

siọtsiot

[HL] noun shirt

suaan

[LLL] verb, transitive scatter things that are arranged or piled up, strew things about dishevel, disorder

sịn̄n̄esingnge

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

tat

[H] verb, transitive spread, loosen, untie, unlock, unwind, open, melt

tep

[L] ideophone describes water falling drop by drop

ti

[H] verb, intransitive originate, come from

tiin

[HH] ideophone sound of a car (automobile) horn

tʌktuk

[L] verb, transitive grate

tọktok

[L] verb, transitive curse, use abusive words

ubịtubit

[LH] noun birth mark

udi

[HF] noun trouble

udo

[LL] noun a pit dug to catch rainwater

ukam

[LF] noun your grandmother

ukpịtukpit

[HF] adjective big, old (of a person)

usan

[LL] noun dish, plate, bowl

waya

[LH] verb, intransitive sneeze

weene

[HHH] verb, intransitive become poor

wʌbewube

[LH] verb, transitive lose feathers

yọọnọyoono

[HHH] verb, transitive shake liquid in a bowl to distribute it evenly over the surface