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Donne Sɔrebo Counting animals Compter les animaux

Written by Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by Gilbieri Jonathan (OLE Ghana)

Language Dagaare

Level Level 1

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Wɔɔ-yeni gara la ka o nyu kõɔ.

One elephant is going to drink water.

Un éléphant va boire de l’eau.

Nyoome ayi gara la ka a nyu kõɔ.

Two giraffes are going to drink water.

Deux girafes vont boire de l’eau.

Mɔnii ata ane nuuli anaare meŋ gara la ka a nyu kõɔ.

Three buffaloes and four birds are also going to drink water.

Trois bœufs et quatre oiseaux vont boire de l’eau.

Mɔbaare anuu ane mɔdorri ayoɔbo meŋ gara la ka a nyu kõɔ.

Five impalas and six warthogs are walking to the water.

Cinq impalas et six phacochères vont boire de l’eau.

Mɔwie ayɔpõi zoro gara la ka a te nyu kõɔ.

Seven zebras are running to the water.

Sept zèbres courent vers l’eau.

Pɔnteɛ anii ane zomɔ awae duuro la kõɔ.

Eight frogs and nine fish are swimming in the water.

Huit grenouilles et neuf poissons nagent dans l’eau.

Gbegni-yeni tannɛɛ la. O neŋ boɔrɔ la ka o nyu kõɔ. Aŋ la zoro a gbegni dabeɛ.

One lion roars. He also wants to drink. Who is afraid of the lion?

Un lion rugit. Il veut boire aussi. Qui a peur du lion ?

Wɔɔ-yeni ane a gbegni la laŋ nyuuro a kõɔ.

One elephant is drinking water with the lion.

Un éléphant boit de l’eau avec le lion.

Written by: Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek
Illustrated by: Rob Owen
Translated by: Gilbieri Jonathan (OLE Ghana)
Language: Dagaare
Level: Level 1
Source: Counting animals from African Storybook
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