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Umulilo Fire Umulilo

Written by Deborah Namugosa, Beatrice Nabune, Alison Tukei, Rose Sabano

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by Veronica Banda

Language IciBemba

Level Level 1

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Mona, umulilo!

Look, fire!

Mona, umulilo!


Umulilo uloca.

Fire burns.

Umulilo uloca.


Umulilo ulepikilwako.

Fire cooks.

Umulilo ulepikilwako.


Umulilo ulapela icikabilila.

Fire gives warmth.

Umulilo ulapela icikabilila.


Umulilo ulapela ulubuto.

Fire gives light.

Umulilo ulapela ulubuto.


Mona, umulilo!

Look, fire!

Mona, umulilo!


Umulilo usuma.

Fire is wonderful.

Umulilo usuma.


Elo kabili, walikwata amaka.

And it is powerful.

Elo kabili, walikwata amaka.


Written by: Deborah Namugosa, Beatrice Nabune, Alison Tukei, Rose Sabano
Illustrated by: Rob Owen
Translated by: Veronica Banda
Language: IciBemba
Level: Level 1
Source: Fire from African Storybook
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