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Mwalumi Mulanfwu Kapati A very tall man Un homme très grand

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Chester Mwanza

Language ChiTonga

Level Level 2

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Ijamba lwakwe lwakali ifwafwi kapati.

His hoe was too short.

Sa houe était trop courte.

Mulyango wang’anda wakali mufwafwi.

His doorway was too low.

Sa porte d’entrée était trop basse.

Ibulo bwakwe bwakali bufwafwi.

His bed was too short.

Son lit était trop court.

Incinga yakwe yakali ifwafwi.

His bicycle was too short.

Sa bicyclette était trop petite.

Oyu mwalumi wakali mulanfwu.

This man was too tall!

Cet homme était trop grand.

Wakapanga mujatizyo wajamba mulanfwu.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Il fabriqua un long manche pour sa houe.

Wakapanga mulyango mulanfwu.

He made very high door frames.

Il agrandit ses portes.

Wakapanga bulo bulanfwu.

He made a very long bed.

Il fabriqua un très grand lit.

Wakaula ncinga ilanfwu.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Il acheta une bicyclette très haute.

Wakakala acuuno cilanfwu. Wakalya amafoloko malanfwu.

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.

Wakazwa mung’anda yakwe akuyokala mushokwe. Wakakala kwamyaka minji.

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: Chester Mwanza
Language: ChiTonga
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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