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Okuvara ovinamunjo Counting animals

Written by Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by Auhe Tjaveondja

Language Herero

Level Level 1

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Ondjeau imuue maikanua omava.

One elephant is going to drink water.


Ozombahe mbari maze kanua omeya.

Two giraffes are going to drink water.


Ozonjati ndatu nou zera une wina mavi kanua omeya noho.

Three buffaloes and four birds are also going to drink water.


Ozombabi ndano nozombinda hamboumue mavi kaenda okukanua omave.

Five impalas and six warthogs are walking to the water.


Ozongoro zomokuti hambombari mazetupuka komeya.

Seven zebras are running to the water.


Ovipata hambondatu no mahundju muviu maye tjaraa momeya.

Eight frogs and nine fish are swimming in the water.


Ongejama immwe javandara. Maivanga okunua omeya noho.

One lion roars. He also wants to drink. Who is afraid of the lion?


Ondjeau imuue mainu omeya puno ngejama.

One elephant is drinking water with the lion.


Written by: Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek
Illustrated by: Rob Owen
Translated by: Auhe Tjaveondja
Language: Herero
Level: Level 1
Source: Counting animals from African Storybook
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