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Moto Fire Umulilo

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

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by Jessy Sakala

Language Nyanja

Level Level 1

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Onani, moto!

Look, fire!

Mona, umulilo!


Moto utentha

Fire burns.

Umulilo uloca.


Moto umaphika.

Fire cooks.

Umulilo ulepikilwako.


Moto umapatsa thundila

Fire gives warmth.

Umulilo ulapela icikabilila.


Moto umapatsa kuwala

Fire gives light.

Umulilo ulapela ulubuto.


Onani, moto!

Look, fire!

Mona, umulilo!


Moto ndiwabwino.

Fire is wonderful.

Umulilo usuma.


Ndipo ndiwaphamvu

And it is powerful.

Elo kabili, walikwata amaka.


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