buruma = a kind of black ink - based dye which is used as a make-up on a woman during a ceremonial outing.
b'ra gbasia = used to describe a situation where two fighters have a draw or a tie in strenght. As a result, they become friends.
bobo = this is to hit a baby repeatedly and gently with one or both hands in order that it sleeps.
baliye = this is a name for any food item that is eaten with another food. For instance, while eating cassava flakes(mbraka sin), the baliye could be coconut (imbi), groundnut (apapa) , fish (inji), etc;
while eating corn (mbiaka), the baliye could be pear (ibe), coconut, etc.
ewene = this is a string of round metallic percusive material, silvery in colour used as an ornament on, especially, a baby.
fenibiene = among other things, this is a day - usually on saturdays - when a wooden percusion called nkure is played to summon the people of a particular clan to clean up their surroundings.
imunu ; inkari = these are the names given to the smooth and rough species of perewinkle.
igbiri = hard semi- oval shaped materials tied in strands and percussive in nature, which is tied around the ankle of a masquirade dancer. As the persons walks, it makes a cymbalic noise.
kongo anyi = this is a humourous way of describing a person who sleeps easily , sitting on a chair, during an activity e.g Alabo be moku moku O kongo anyi te = Has the Cheif fallen asleep just now?
mbana suku = used to describe a family with a very high birth rate, with so many children. e.g Omina furo me mbana suku o! = Your family is teeming with children ( or people)!
mpipi = pet or humourous name for theif; used also for a rat due to its nature of stealing.
nunuma= a kind of hand and leg bangle used to adorn a woman during a ceremonial outing.
okowa = a long stick of 3 - 4 meters with a nail or v-shaped stump at the end, used to draw water from a well.
piipii (pp) = used to describe a situation where two fighters have a draw or a tie in strenght. As a result, they become friends. It can also be used to describe two persons who are bossom friends.
peipei = pet name for fish, meat or any of the sea foods, especially when it is being offered to a baby e.g Taata, peipei oki = Little baby, take some fish ( or meat, etc.)
tubo dawa okianri = used to describe the turning of a baby in the womb when an expectant woman is due to deliver.