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Tinigii fi saawan Tingi and the Cows Tingi y las vacas

Written by Ingrid Schechter

Illustrated by Ingrid Schechter

Translated by Demoze Degefa

Language Oromo

Level Level 2

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Tinigiin Akko isaa wajjiin jirta.

Tingi lived with his grandmother.

Tingi vivía con su abuela.


Ishee wajjiin saawan eega ture.

He used to look after the cows with her.

Cuidaba a las vacas con ella.


Gaftokko rayaan dhufee ture.

One day the soldiers came.

Un día llegaron los soldados.


Rayaan sun saawan fudhatan.

They took the cows away.

Se llevaron las vacas.


Tinigiifi akkoon isaa fiigani dhokatan.

Tingi and his grandmother ran away and hid.

Tingi y su abuela huyeron para esconderse.


Hamma halkana’uti daggala kessaa dhokatan.

They hid in the bush until night.

Se escondieron en el monte hasta la noche.


Sanaa booda rayaan nideebi’an.

Then the soldiers came back.

Pero los soldados regresaron.


Akkoon Tinigii baala mukaa jala dhoksite.

Grandmother hid Tingi under the leaves.

La abuela tomó a Tingi y lo escondió debajo de las hojas.


Rayaan tokko garuu Tinigii gubba ejeta garuu inni oto hindubatin ture.

One of the soldiers put his foot right on him, but he kept quiet.

Uno de los soldados puso su pie directamente sobre él, pero Tingi se quedó en silencio.


Yeroo halli tasgaba’ee Tinigiifi akkon issa daggala kessa gadi bahan.

When it was safe, Tingi and his grandmother came out.

Cuando estuvieron a salvo, Tingi y su abuela salieron.


Dafani loo’an gara manaa galan.

They crept home very quietly.

Se escabulleron a casa muy tranquilamente.


Written by: Ingrid Schechter
Illustrated by: Ingrid Schechter
Translated by: Demoze Degefa
Language: Oromo
Level: Level 2
Source: Tingi and the Cows from African Storybook
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 International License.
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