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Tsitsi Hair Umushishi

Written by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi

Illustrated by Bronwen Heath, Ingrid Schechter

Translated by David Sani Mwanza

Language Nyanja

Level Level 1

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Thuli alo ndi tsitsi yaifupi

Thuli has short hair.

Thuli abanomushishi uwipi


Ana ali ndi tsitsi yaitali

Anna has long hair.

Anna abanomushishi uutali


Keti ali ndi tsitsi yaitali koposa

Cathy has the longest hair.

Cathy abanomushishi uutali pali bonse


Zama wamanga tsitsi yake

Zama has plaited her hair.

Zama naluka umushishi wakwe


Baba ali ndi ndevu

Baba has a beard.

Baba aba nomwefu


Zanele wasakula tsitsi yake

Zanele has combed her hair.

Zanele nasakula umushishi wakwe


Thabo wajuwa tsitsi yake

Thabo has cut his hair.

Thabo nabeya umushishi wakwe


Themba wagela tsitsi yake

Themba has shaved his hair.

Themba nabeya umushishi wakwe


Written by: Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi
Illustrated by: Bronwen Heath, Ingrid Schechter
Translated by: David Sani Mwanza
Language: Nyanja
Level: Level 1
Source: Hair from African Storybook
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