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[H.HL] noun central beam of a house, it runs the length of the roof
[HF] noun horn, trumpet
[LL] noun cross the fingers
[LL] noun cloth, clothes
[HH] noun a fence of shrubbery planted to indicate a boundary and provide privacy
[LHH] noun needle
[LLH] verb, transitive prepare, prepare for, get ready for
[HH] verb, intransitive become unsalted, unseasoned, become deficient
[LL] verb, transitive carry on the head, carry about (a worry)
[LL] verb, intransitive creep, spread, cove (of vines, plants sp. when a yam covers its supporting stick with many leaves and branches)
[LL] number ten
[LLH] verb, intransitive spill
[HHH] verb, transitive to lose, throw away
verb, transitive become smooth
[HH ] verb, transitive wipe up, dab, take a bit(of food to taste, of cream on the finger) pl cleam up, clean away; wipe up a liquid or semiliquid substance(water, faeces)
[LF] noun comb, crest of a cockerel or certain snakes.
[HH] noun meat, rat.
[LL] noun axe.
[LH] noun greeting.
[LL] noun court, council meeting.
[HF] noun the liver, heart, chest, inside; mind.
[HHH] noun dog.
[LHHH] noun a loan
[HH] verb, transitive uncover, take off.
[H] verb, intransitive; verb, transitive become heaped up, piled up; tv heap up, pile up.
[HHH] noun whirlwind.
[HHH] noun firewood.
[HH] noun feces
[HF] noun salt
[HF] noun walk, journey; gait
[HHH] noun nose
[HH] verb, transitive/ verb, intransitive close the eyes and turn the head aside in a gesture of disapproval
[HH] verb, transitive wrap cloth around someone; fig buy cloth for elderly relations (pl. of kIn)
[LL] ideophone sound of shoes with heels
[LLH] verb, transitive remove palm fruit from the pot with a basin or calabash
[L] verb, transitive perceive, feel, sense, taste, hear; understand; listen to, heed; respond to
[HH] verb, transitive fold, fold over (arms, paper, cloth, leaves) - plural form of kpan̄
[L] verb, transitive cross, overlap, join, twist together, buckle, button.
[L] verb, transitive pay attention (used with utON, as in a kpaN utON, listen).
[HL] interjection expression of concern, regret, apology
[L] verb, transitive stand in a certain relative position, as in kpe iso or kp edem.
[LLH] verb, transitive become late; take a long time; continue in time
[LLH] verb, transitive trim (branches, hair), cut down (a tree)
[L] ideophone sound of the fall of a very heavy object such as a concrete block or a huge blag of flour, it falls with a thud.
[HH] ideophone sound of the fall of a knife or spoon, or of an enamel plate
[HH] verb, transitive clear, sweep remaining bits of afere (soup) from a plate with the hand or a piece of fufu.
[LLH] verb, transitive space out (in planting)
[LH] verb, intransitive hang, hang on, snag; become hooked on; become bent; pick at, bicker, harass; become a responsibility
[LH] noun the side of the face from temple to jaw
[LL] verb, transitive choose, select (pl. of mek)
[L] verb, transitive choose, select
[HH] verb, transitive contort the face or mouth to show disgust
mkap nnʌkmkap nnuk
[LH HD] noun ring
[LH] noun yesterday (in a context of past), tomorrow (in a context of future), (loosely) two or three days in the past or future.
[HD] interj. yes
[HHH] noun fart
[LL] verb, transitive take hold of, grab, catch (in the arms), grope
[HHHH] noun a dish of ground beans with oil, pepper and other condiment steamed in leaves (Yoruba)
[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
[HHF] noun eczema
[HHH] noun dirt; a sticky substance (esp. one a person finds on his clothes and doesn’t know where it came from)
[LHD] noun epilepsy, an epileptic
[HLHH] noun stain
[HH] noun jest, clowning, embarrassment
[LL] verb, intransitive walk with legs apart (like a person who has a boil, or something between his legs)
[HH] noun descendants
[HH] noun face, front, future
[LL] noun the area around the ears and under the jaw
[HHLHDH] noun wart
[LL] noun brass or copper bangles worn around the legs from ankle to thigh by fattened brides
[HH] noun the sour orange
n̄kanika ubọkngkanika ubok
[HHHH HL] noun wrist watch
[LLL] noun an insect of the grasshopper type, it is tan, grey or mottled
[HF] noun second-born daughter
[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
[LLH] verb, transitive give (pl. of nọ)
[LLH] verb, intransitive lament, complain, regret
[L] verb, intransitive shine, glitter, sparkle, reflect light (of a metal in the sun)
[L] verb, transitive speak a language esp. a foreign language; speak unintelligibly; translate
[H] verb, transitive chew, eat something hard or chewable (meat, nuts, coconut). chew, eat away (of diseases that destroy tissue); burn
[LLH] verb, intransitive tattered, threadbare (pl. of tara)
[HH] verb, transitive pluck fruit (esp. pepper) cf kippe (pl. of tet)
[HH] verb, intransitive become impaled, skewered, stuck onto a sharp object
[LH] verb, transitive tortute, torment, punish
[LH] verb, transitive stop from happening, thwart, blunt
[H] verb, transitive pay close attention
[LF] noun your husband
[LH] noun calamity
[LHF] noun fourth-born son
[LL] noun your mother
[LLH] noun earning a living; struggling
[HH] noun road, way; doorway, door; habit, custom
[LLLH] noun a dish of grated cocoyam steamed in leaves
[L] verb, transitive sacrifice
[H] verb, intransitive become many, become much
[HH] verb, transitive deceive
[HH] verb, intransitive shine (of the sun or moon)
[H] verb, transitive burn, sting (as pepper, iodine)
[LLH] verb, intransitive become peeled off, become faded
[HH] verb, intransitive, verb, transitive adhere. stick, become sticky; hang; hang oneself; insist, persist; hang on to; pester; persecute; hate