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aba

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[LL] number forty

adidiọn̄

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[LHLL] noun blessing

an̄wen

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[HD] quantifier other, another, more

ayiit

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[HHH] noun a kind of large bush rat which tunnels in the ground

bak

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[H] verb, intransitive become cheap due to oversupply, go aground(of a boat)

bak

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[L] verb, intransitive become cruel, mean, mischievous, destructive

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

bem

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

bet

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[L] verb, transitive lean something against, place against

bia

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[HL] noun yam

biyo

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[LH] verb, transitive pass, pass by, cross

bịtbit

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[H] verb, transitive spread out, lay flat, lay down (mats, tiles, carpet, cloth)

diaan̄diaang

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[HHH] verb, intransitive tip toe around stealthily, pussy-foot

duak

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[LL] verb, transitive boast

due

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[LL] verb, transitive make an error, err, miss, offend, do unwittingly, do by chance.

eben

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[HF] noun a tree with small blue skinned fruits, their green flesh is softened before eating by roasting or by immersing in hot water, the softened flesh is similar to avocado but it is slightly sour, it is customarily accompanied by roasted maize, Bush butter tree

ebiọn̄ebiong

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[HHF] noun porcupine.

efe

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[LL] noun flying squirrel.

emịneemine

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[HHL] noun the first shoost of a plant to come up.

ewan̄koewangko

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[LHHL] noun rheumatism.

ewua

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[HHH] noun dog.

fiat

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[LL] verb, transitive spit, spit out (food, liquid, silaiva)

ibọkibok

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

idaidat

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[HLHL] noun red

iko

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[LH] noun calabash (gen term), Lagenaria vulgaris (Dalziel); a calabash container; any small container to drink from; a standard measure (about a cup) for gari, rice, beans.

ikpe

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[HH] noun a case

imam

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[HF] noun laughter

inyan̄inyang

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[LL] noun river

isịpisip

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[HH] noun kernel (esp. oil palm kernel); stone (of a fruit)

isọtiisoti

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[HHH] noun smallpox

itembe

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

itiaba

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[LHLLL] number seven (a sacred number in Ibibio)

(Igbo) asaa

itiaita

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[LHLH] number eight

(Igbo) asato

itọn̄itong

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[LH] noun neck, throat; desire, greed

ke

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[H] prep. of time, place, cause, manner

kpap

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[H] verb, transitive talk rubbish; brag; talk lewdly, vulgarly

kpara

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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.

kpeen̄ekpeenge

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[HHH] verb, transitive cut (esp many small sticks and brush as when clearing land for farming (pl. of kpIkke)

kpon

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[H] verb, transitive become big

kpono

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

kpịrekkpirek

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[HH] verb, transitive make jittery movements as though one had ants in ones clothing; move very fast on ones toes in a jittery way (i.e. walk like a European); swagger, strut to show off

kpọn̄kpong

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

kpọtkpot

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[H] adverb only

kukubarakpa

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[LLHHH] noun [Efik] a creature (fish? serpent?) which stretches the whole length of a river or sea

kʌppọkuppo

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[HH] verb, transitive rev of kup open a cover or lid

kọnsịnkonsin

[HL] noun government; white colonial officer; English consul

kọn̄ọkongo

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

kọọkkook

[HH] verb, transitive cure, heal, perform juju for curing and certain other purposes (implies grinding medicine)

ma

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

mai

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

mba

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[LL] noun exhaustion, fatigue

mbia

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[HHL] noun specialist, practitioner (pl. of abia)

mbopo

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[HLH] noun the process of fattening a woman prior to marriage; the woman who undergoes the process

mbọkmbok

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[HD] interjection please

mbọribọmboribo

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[LHLH] noun gooseflesh

meen̄emeenge

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[LLH] verb, transitive swallow (pl. of men)

mkpataatat

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

mkpọmkpọrọmkpomkporo

[LHHH] noun skull

mma

[LH] conj. so, so that

mmeme

[LLH] noun warm

mmuum

[LHL] adjective without response

mmọọn̄mmoong

[HHH] noun water

ndidue

[LLLL] noun error, fault; a fine (var. ndude)

ndisa

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

ndise

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[HHH] noun picture, photo, film, spectacle

ndisoon

[HHHH] adjective toughness and coarseness in texture due to exposure to the sun or other causes

ndubeghe

[LLLH] noun business

niak

[LL] verb, intransitive walk with legs apart (like a person who has a boil, or something between his legs)

niin

[LL] verb, transitive doubt, argue, dispute

nnyenne

[HFHF] noun a kind of small mushroom which grows on dead trees, it can be white, red, or brown

nsinsi

[HHHH] noun eternity

ntinya

[LLL] noun a small insect found around palm wine

ntʌkkontukko

[LLL] noun mist, fog

nuakka

[HHH] verb, intransitive become mixed, kneaded, mashed, smashed, run over

nuune

[LLH] verb, transitive smell, sniff

nyam

[L] verb, transitive sell

nyek

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

n̄kukumkpọyọriyọngkukumkpoyoriyo

[HHHLLLHL] noun locust

n̄waak ngwaak

[LL] ideophone sound of dry cloth or paper crumbling

n̄waingwai

[HH] verb, intransitive shine like cat eyes (said of a person’ s eyes when he is excited, or when he should be ashamed but isn’t); shine intensely, brightly

siaan

[HHHH] verb, transitive irritate the throat and back of the mouth (as raw of insufficiently cooked yam or coco yam) (var. sian)

suok

[HH] verb, transitive chop

sʌghọsugho

[HH] verb, intransitive become left over, remain

tappa

[LH] verb, transitive dip out, ladle out (with a spoon or the hand); beckon with the hand, touch slightly to get someone’s attention

udu

[HF] noun strength

udọfiaudofia

[LHF] noun third-born son

ufion

[LHH] noun left (direction)

ukpịpukpip

[LH] noun cssave fufu, it has no smell due to being well soaked before cooking

una

[LF] noun lack, scarcity

usam

[LH] noun fishing spear

usọrọusoro

[HHH] noun feast

utatan

[HHH] noun beach; sandbar

utọn̄utong

[HH] noun ear

uwam

[LH] noun fishhook

uyagha

[LHH] adjective empty, wasted, devoid of purpose

wuun

[HL] adverb yet, then

wʌtwut

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

wọkwok

[H] verb, intransitive swim; become loose

yọọn̄ọyoongo

[HHH] verb, transitive spread with the palm of the hand (mud, plaster, water on the wall or floor)