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Na longie man o A very tall man Un homme très grand

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Anthonia Ujene

Language Nigerian Pidgin

Level Level 2

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Em hoe na kpuku.

His hoe was too short.

Sa houe était trop courte.

Em door to enta house na tuketuke.

His doorway was too low.

Sa porte d’entrée était trop basse.

Em bed sef tintiny.

His bed was too short.

Son lit était trop court.

Em bicycle sef na tintiny oo.

His bicycle was too short.

Sa bicyclette était trop petite.

D man en e long no be small thing.

This man was too tall!

Cet homme était trop grand.

D hoe hand e construct na longie size.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Il fabriqua un long manche pour sa houe.

D door body e make sef dey tall.

He made very high door frames.

Il agrandit ses portes.

Em bed en na size every.

He made a very long bed.

Il fabriqua un très grand lit.

D bicycle e buy dey tall.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Il acheta une bicyclette très haute.

E siddon for tall chair. E come take long fork chop.

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.

E leave em house come patch for wan kain bush. E don dey dere ta.

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: Anthonia Ujene
Language: Nigerian Pidgin
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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