[ ef-ik ]
/ ˈɛf ɪk /

noun, plural Ef·iks, (especially collectively) Ef·ik for 1.

a member of a people of southeastern Nigeria near the mouth of the Calabar River, closely related to the Ibibio.
the Benue-Congo language of these people.
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/ (ˈɛfɪk) /


plural Efiks or Efik a member of a subgroup of the Ibibio people of SE Nigeria
the language spoken by this people, variously classified as belonging to the Benue-Congo or Kwa divisions of the Niger-Congo family
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