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Omulhume muli A very tall man Un homme très grand

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Amos Mubunga Kambere

Language Lukhonzo

Level Level 2

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Eyisuka yiwe ninguhi.

His hoe was too short.

Sa houe était trop courte.

Olhukyo lhwiwe nilhukuhi.

His doorway was too low.

Sa porte d’entrée était trop basse.

Engyingo yiwe ninguhi.

His bed was too short.

Son lit était trop court.

Egali yiwe ninguhi.

His bicycle was too short.

Sa bicyclette était trop petite.

Omulhume ono nimuli kutsibu!

This man was too tall!

Cet homme était trop grand.

Mwakolha omuhini weisukayiwe mwamuli.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Il fabriqua un long manche pour sa houe.

Mwakolha emyango yolhuyi mwamiri.

He made very high door frames.

Il agrandit ses portes.

Mwakolha engingo yiwe mwanyiri.

He made a very long bed.

Il fabriqua un très grand lit.

Mwaghulha egali nyiri.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Il acheta une bicyclette très haute.

Mwikalha okwa kithumbi kiri. Akalya omwa ghuma nyiri.

He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

Il s’assit sur une chaise très haute et mangea avec une très grande fourchette.

Mwalhwa omwa’nyumba yiwe neryo amayikalha omwa musithu. Mwakotha myaka minene.

He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

Il quitta sa maison et vécut dans une grande forêt. Il vécut pendant de longues années.

Written by: Cornelius Gulere
Illustrated by: Catherine Groenewald
Translated by: Amos Mubunga Kambere
Language: Lukhonzo
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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