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Kam dadua A very tall man Un homme très grand

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Language Kanuri

Level Level 2

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Banonju jauro kori.

His hoe was too short.

Sa houe était trop courte.

Ci ngimnjuye jauro cidiyan.

His doorway was too low.

Sa porte d’entrée était trop basse.

Dǝgǝlnju jauro kori.

His bed was too short.

Son lit était trop court.

Belonju jauro gana.

His bicycle was too short.

Sa bicyclette était trop petite.

Kam adǝ dadua.

This man was too tall!

Cet homme était trop grand.

Banonjuro ka kuruwu kikkaro.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Il fabriqua un long manche pour sa houe.

Ciya ngimnjuye kurajiyi.

He made very high door frames.

Il agrandit ses portes.

Dǝgǝl jauro kura cǝtandiǝ.

He made a very long bed.

Il fabriqua un très grand lit.

Belo dadua ciwo.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Il acheta une bicyclette très haute.

Kǝla kuris daduayen napce, furshet kuran masǝna kido.

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.

Fanju kolje, leje curo dǝrren saa kadaro napken.

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
Language: Kanuri
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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