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Ifyakufwala fya kusukulu School clothes Ifyakufwala fya kusukulu

Written by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi

Illustrated by Mlungisi Dlamini, Ingrid Schechter

Translated by Agnes Chileshe Chibamba

Language IciBemba

Level Level 1

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Ilaya ili litali.

This dress is long.

Ilaya ili litali.


Sweta iyi ikulu.

This jersey is big.

Sweta iyi ikulu.


Icola ici cikulu.

This bag is big.

Icola ici cikulu.


Umushipi uyu…

This belt is…

Umushipi uyu…


Icisote ici cinono.

This hat is small.

Icisote ici cinono.


Insokoshi shiipi.

The socks are short.

Insokoshi shiipi.


Nomba insapato ishi shipya.

But these shoes are new.

Nomba insapato ishi shipya.


Shilalinga bwino.

… they fit well.

Shilalinga bwino.


Written by: Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi
Illustrated by: Mlungisi Dlamini, Ingrid Schechter
Translated by: Agnes Chileshe Chibamba
Language: IciBemba
Level: Level 1
Source: School clothes from African Storybook
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