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[HHL] adjective old
[HH] noun bone, stem, the prominent, conspicious or salient part of something
[HL] noun priest
[HH] noun fight
[HH] noun the sediment which sinks to the bottom of the pot when palm oil is boiled after being extracted from the fruit, dregs
[LH] noun onion
[LL] verb, transitive watch out for; wait to do harm to; watch over, protect, look after
[LH] verb, intransitive lean against, lean on(for help)
[LL] verb, transitive fail to show appreciation, criticize what has been done for one
[HHH] verb, transitive ask, ask for
[LLH] verb, transitive answer a question, answer a call(in the latter case only used negatively, i.e. fail to answer a call)
[H] verb, intransitive come
[L] verb, transitive drag, draw; pl make a drawing, draw many lines; massage.
[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
[HH] noun knee.
[LL] noun mother.
[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.
[HH] noun meat, rat.
[LH] noun greeting.
[LL] noun eulogy.
[LHF] noun grandfather (paternal or maternal).
[LF] noun message; fame.
[HHH] noun dog.
[LL] verb, intransitive become covered; cover oneself (with a cloth or blanket); become sad, mourn.
[HHH] verb, transitive remove from the mouth what one has been sucking or holding there.
[H] verb, intransitive become good.
[HHL] noun women, wives
[LHH] noun standing; height, stature, position; moment in time, time, time when.
[HF] noun hair (on the head or growing densely as on the head).
[HHH] noun firewood.
[LHL] noun a calabash for serving palm wine, it has a filter at its mouth to hold back the dregs.
[HHH] noun partition (in the house made of cloth); section of bush partitioned by boundary markers
[HF] noun cocoyam, colocasia esculentum (Dalziel)
[HF] noun advice
[HHH] verb, transitive promise, vow (involves an exchange, something given for something done)
[H] adverb there, over there, yonder
[HH] verb, intransitive rise, puff, swell (of rice in cooking, of bread); become conceited, swell-headed
[L] verb, transitive restrain, prohibit, stop; warn; rebuke
[H] verb, transitive judge a case
[LLH] verb, transitive become late; take a long time; continue in time
[LL] ideophone sound made by someone walking in studded shoes.
[LL] verb, transitive crow, of a cock (plural form of kpọk)
[HHH] verb, transitive walk here and there, zigzag
[LLH] verb, transitive rub off, erase, wipe clean, polish
[HH] verb, transitive remove from a hook, unhang (rev. of kọọn̄ [HH])
[HH] verb, intransitive cough
[HH] verb, transitive hang (an object on a hook, around a person’s neck, cloth pot to dry)
[HH] noun wrestling, wrestling bout
[LHLH] noun gooseflesh
[LL] verb, transitive slow down and walk cautiously as when one sees danger, or because of mud
[LHL] noun brain
[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
[HHH] noun the heavy dregs (yeast) from palm wine which settle at the bottom of the calabash
[LHL] adjective small
mkpọk etomkpok eto
[LF LL] noun a childrens game in which sticks are passed around quickly and players try not to accumulate them
[L] verb, transitive take hold of, grab, catch (in the arms); grope
[HH] verb, intransitive become stupid
[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
[LLH] adjective alive; raw; fresh (of meat, fish, a wound)
[HLL] noun prickly heat
[HHF] noun eczema
[HHH] noun race, competition
[HLHHH] noun effort, struggling; the matrimonial state
[HLHH] noun stain
[HLLH] noun ant
[LLL] noun intestines
[LH HL] noun village crier, he beats a drum and makes announcements
[LLHL] adjective stunted, blunt, undercooked (var. iteetịp, iteitịp)
nten̄e nten̄e ntenge ntenge
[LLL LLL] adverb unsteadily
[HH] noun the sour orange
[L] verb, intransitive shake (of a drunkards hand, of an old rattly car, of a cloth flapping in the wind; tremble, move about)
[HH] verb, intransitive whine (of a child)
[L] verb, transitive intimidate, pressurize
[LH] noun folktale, proverb
[LHH] noun clan chief
[HHH] noun water
[HH] verb, intransitive become congested; become odorous; smell of fish
[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
[LF] noun market day
[HL] ideophone describes something that passes by very fst (as a car speeds by or an insect flies by)
[HHL] noun starch (for laundry)
[HL] noun shirt
[LLL] verb, transitive scatter things that are arranged or piled up, strew things about dishevel, disorder
[HH] verb, transitive take out, remove, remove from; put forth, bring forth
[H] verb, transitive spread, loosen, untie, unlock, unwind, open, melt
[L] ideophone describes water falling drop by drop
[H] verb, intransitive originate, come from
[HH] ideophone sound of a car (automobile) horn
[L] verb, transitive grate
[L] verb, transitive curse, use abusive words
[LH] noun birth mark
[HF] noun trouble
[LL] noun a pit dug to catch rainwater
[LF] noun your grandmother
[HF] adjective big, old (of a person)
[LL] noun dish, plate, bowl
[LH] verb, intransitive sneeze
[HHH] verb, intransitive become poor
[LH] verb, transitive lose feathers
[HHH] verb, transitive shake liquid in a bowl to distribute it evenly over the surface