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BI - HOMONYMS ( in Kalabari)
A bi - homonym is a word or expression in two parts with each part spelled the same way as the other part and in some cases, pronounced the same way. Examples in the Kalabari language are:
 
bara bara = asorted
bete bete = suppleness
bebo bebo = any person
bana bana  = conspicous , claer
fiafia  = holy
fonya fonya = quick!
gala gala = scattered
gbrogbro = greatness
jumo jumo = each other, one another
jim jim = whale
krukru  =  black
kele kele = gradually, gently
kolo kolo = pick ( something ) up
kulu kulu = lowest ebb
kani kani = all torn up
krakra = truthfulness
loko loko = prosperity
meni meni  = sweat
mai mai = double
moku moku = just now
ndai ndai = how much
pikirima pikirima = all mixed up
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