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Un homme très grand A very tall man Umwaume umutali sana

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Isabelle Duston, Véronique Biddau

Read by Monique Bournot-Trites

Language French

Level Level 2

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Sa houe était trop courte.

His hoe was too short.

Ulukasu lwakwe lwali ulwipi.


Sa porte d’entrée était trop basse.

His doorway was too low.

Umwishi wa pacibi cakwe wali uwipi.


Son lit était trop court.

His bed was too short.

Ubusanshi bwakwe bwali ubwipi sana.


Sa bicyclette était trop petite.

His bicycle was too short.

Inchinga yakwe yali iipi.


Cet homme était trop grand.

This man was too tall!

Uyu umwaume ali umutali sana.


Il fabriqua un long manche pour sa houe.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Apangile ulukasu ulutali sana.


Il agrandit ses portes.

He made very high door frames.

Apangile umwishi wacibi cakwe uutali.


Il fabriqua un très grand lit.

He made a very long bed.

Apangile ubusanshi bwakwe ubutali.


Il acheta une bicyclette très haute.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Alishita inchinga iitali.


Il s’assit sur une chaise très haute et mangea avec une très grande fourchette.

He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

Aikele pacipuna icitali sana. Alelila kuli foloko iitali.


Il quitta sa maison et vécut dans une grande forêt. Il vécut pendant de longues années.

He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

Ashile ing’anda yakwe nokuya mukwikala mumpanga. Aikele imyaka iingi.


Written by: Cornelius Gulere
Illustrated by: Catherine Groenewald
Translated by: Isabelle Duston, Véronique Biddau
Read by: Monique Bournot-Trites
Language: French
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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