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abom

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[H.HL] noun central beam of a house, it runs the length of the roof

abuut

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[H.HL] noun shame

afiom

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[LLL] noun crocodile

asabọ

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[LHL] noun python

ayan̄ayang

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[HF] noun a broom made from oil palm fronds stripped of their leaves and tied in a bunch, it is generally used for sweeping the house

ayigha

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[HHH] noun a stomach ache with diarrhea

ban

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[H] verb, transitive sharpen

bek

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[L] verb, transitive expect, hope, anticipate

bem

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

bia

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[HL] noun yam

bughọbugho

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[LH] verb, intransitive become buried

bʌn̄bung

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[H] verb, transitive break

bịmbim

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[L] verb, transitive cook by burying in hot ashes

bọọkbook

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[HH] verb, transitive feed, nurse, rear a child

diappa

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[LL.H] verb, transitive collect, gather, pull down tendrils or other vegetation from a tree or the side of a house; tap on the back to get a persons attention

dom

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[H] verb, transitive bite

dusịmedusime

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[HLL] verb, intransitive to fool around.

dịtdit

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[L] verb, intransitive leak, leak out, run out(of liquid)

dọkdok

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[L] verb, transitive weave, knit, spin

ebek

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[HF] noun chin.

edem

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[LL] noun the back (anat).

ekịtekit

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[LL] noun axe.

esen

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[LH] noun strange, alien.

etebom

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[LHF] noun grandfather (paternal or maternal).

etịghitịgheetighitighe

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[HLLHL] noun heel of the foot.

ewan̄koewangko

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[LHHL] noun rheumatism.

ewịraewira

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[LLL] noun a flowing gown, usually worn by women.

fek

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[H] verb, transitive be sated, make overfull (from eating).

fen

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[H] verb, transitive overlook, let off, let go, forgive.

fʌkkọfukko

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[HH] verb, transitive uncover, take off.

idan̄idang

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[LL] noun extra-marital sex.

idʌkiduk

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[HH] noun rope.

ikuọtikuot

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[LLL] noun toad

inaan̄

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[LLL] number four

(Igbo) anọ

inyọọninyoon

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[LHH] noun a cripple

isan̄isang

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[HF] noun walk, journey; gait

isịmisim

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[LL] noun tail

isọiso

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[HH] noun someone shorter than normal, a stunted person

itai

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[LHL] noun coal tar

itai usʌn̄itai usung

[LLL HL] noun door hinge

itembe

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

ke

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

keed

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[LL] number one

(Igbo) otu

kokko

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

kon

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[L] verb, transitive stand on tiptoe, stretch to see something high; become high, raised up (esp of the ground or of something which should be flat)

kpaan

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[LL] verb, transitive restrain, prohibit, stop; warn; rebuke (pl. of kpan)

kpai

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[HH] verb, transitive become puckered (of the mouth from acid, of the hands from immersion in water).

kpam

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[HL] ideophone sound made by a flat object when it falls flat to the ground.

kpan̄

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[L] verb, transitive pay attention (used with utON, as in a kpaN utON, listen).

kpeen̄kpeeng

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[LL] verb, transitive slow down and walk carefully (as when one has seen something dangerous).

kpom

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[H] ideophone sound of the fallof an enamel cup

kpoon̄okpoongo

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[LLH] verb, transitive trim (branches, hair), cut down (a tree)

kpọkkọkpokko

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[HH] verb, transitive peel with hand or knife (as kola, ndiya, cassava); unlock; bleach.

kue

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[HH] verb, transitive cover (esp obscure from view)

kuoko

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

kʌn̄kung

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[H] verb, transitive copulate

kịmkim

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[L] ideophone sound made by a heavy round object such as a coconut or palm fruit cluster when it falls to the ground

kọ ko

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[L] verb, transitive gather, collect (leaves, fish, crayfish)

kọpkop

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

kọọpkoop

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

ma

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

mben

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[LL] noun side, edge

mbiọn̄mbiong

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[HHH] noun hunger

mboro

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[LLH] noun banana

mbịritemmbiritem

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[HHHH] noun kind of plant, where it is found the soil is fertile, its leaves contain an acidic liquid used for cleaning wounds and cleaning snails, its stem is chewed, bush cane, Costus after (Dalziel)

mbọnmbon

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[LL] noun scar, welt

meek

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

mkpeti

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[LHF] noun tree, big/heavy log of wood

mkpo

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[HH] noun shout, scream, outcry

muum

[HH] verb, transitive frown, screw up the face, have an unhappy, disgusted, distasteful or disapproving look on the face

mịmmim

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[H] verb, transitive groan (of a sick person)

nde

[LL] conjunction with, and

ndisoon

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

ndubʌtndubut

[HHH] noun something rotten

nek

[H] verb, intransitive, verb, transitive dance; fawn on

nsan̄nsang

[HH] noun ochre, a kind of clay used for plastering walls, for floor or wall decoration, and for body decoration

nse

[LH] interrogative what

nteetịpnteetip

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

nten̄e nten̄e ntenge ntenge

[LLL LLL] adverb unsteadily

ntuurituut

[HHLHDH] noun wart

n̄kikan ngkikan

[HHH] noun crust from burnt food

n̄kubekngkubek

[HHF] noun hiccup

n̄warangwara

[LLH] adjective granular, in grains

saan̄asaanga

[LLH] verb, intransitive wander around, walk about (pl. of san̄a)

sem

[L] verb, intransitive shine, glitter, sparkle, reflect light (of a metal in the sun)

sia

[HL] conjunction since (time, cause), because

siin̄esiinge

[LLH] verb, intransitive shift, make room, move aside, jerk, make a fuss (pl. of sịkke)

tido

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

tim

[L] verb, transitive taste liquid, take a sip, sip

tịn̄n̄etingnge

[HH] verb, transitive eat a little bit at a time, pick up and eat tiny bits of food (such as grains of rice), pick tiny leaves

udọudo

[LH] noun the second-born son

ukpa

[HF] noun lot, quantity, instance of

ukpa anyen

[LF LL] noun state of being walleyed, wall-eyes (eyes that turn outward)

una

[LF] noun lack, scarcity

unyan̄unyang

[LF] noun a kind of fresh water eel

wak

[L] verb, transitive tear, rend, scratch, tear off, tear up, tear out; pay a debt in installments

wen̄weng

[H] verb, transitive soothe, pat, rock a child

wọkwok

[H] verb, intransitive swim; become loose

yama

[HH] verb, intransitive shine (of the sun or moon)

yeere

[LLH] verb, intransitive become peeled off, become faded