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Ukupenda inama Counting animals Ukupenda inama

Written by Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by AGNES CHIBAMBA

Language IciBemba

Level Level 1

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Insofu imo ileya mu kunwa amenshi.

One elephant is going to drink water.

Insofu imo ileya mu kunwa amenshi.


Indyabuluba shibili shileya mu kunwa amenshi.

Two giraffes are going to drink water.

Indyabuluba shibili shileya mu kunwa amenshi.


Imboo shitatu na ifyuni fine nafyo fileya mu kunwa amenshi.

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

Imboo shitatu na ifyuni fine nafyo fileya mu kunwa amenshi.


Ba Cisongo basano na injili mutanda baleya ku menshi.

Five impalas and six warthogs are walking to the water.

Ba Cisongo basano na injili mutanda baleya ku menshi.


Ba Colwa cinelubali balebutukila ku menshi.

Seven zebras are running to the water.

Ba Colwa cinelubali balebutukila ku menshi.


Ba cula cinekonsekonse na isabi pabula balesamba mu menshi.

Eight frogs and nine fish are swimming in the water.

Ba cula cinekonsekonse na isabi pabula balesamba mu menshi.


Inkalamo imo yabuluma. Nayo ilefwaya ukunwa. Nani aletina inkalamo?

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

Inkalamo imo yabuluma. Nayo ilefwaya ukunwa. Nani aletina inkalamo?


Insofu imo ilenwa amenshi na inkalamo.

One elephant is drinking water with the lion.

Insofu imo ilenwa amenshi na inkalamo.


Written by: Zanele Buthelezi, Thembani Dladla, Clare Verbeek
Illustrated by: Rob Owen
Translated by: AGNES CHIBAMBA
Language: IciBemba
Level: Level 1
Source: Counting animals from African Storybook
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