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Mwanamume mrefu A very tall man Umwaume umutali sana

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Ursula Nafula

Read by Lauwo George

Language Kiswahili

Level Level 2

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Jembe lake lilikuwa fupi mno.

His hoe was too short.

Ulukasu lwakwe lwali ulwipi.


Mlango wake ulikuwa chini mno.

His doorway was too low.

Umwishi wa pacibi cakwe wali uwipi.


Kitanda chake kilikuwa kifupi mno.

His bed was too short.

Ubusanshi bwakwe bwali ubwipi sana.


Baisikeli yake ilikuwa fupi sana.

His bicycle was too short.

Inchinga yakwe yali iipi.


Mtu huyu alikuwa mrefu zaidi!

This man was too tall!

Uyu umwaume ali umutali sana.


Alitengeneza mpini wa jembe mrefu sana.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Apangile ulukasu ulutali sana.


Alitengeneza fremu ndefu za milango.

He made very high door frames.

Apangile umwishi wacibi cakwe uutali.


Alitengeneza kitanda kirefu sana.

He made a very long bed.

Apangile ubusanshi bwakwe ubutali.


Akanunua baisikeli iliyokuwa ndefu mno.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Alishita inchinga iitali.


Aliketi juu ya kiti kilichokuwa juu sana. Alikula kwa kutumia uma iliyokuwa ndefu mno.

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

Aikele pacipuna icitali sana. Alelila kuli foloko iitali.


Aliacha nyumba yake na kuishi katika msitu mkubwa. Aliishi kwa miaka mingi.

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: Ursula Nafula
Read by: Lauwo George
Language: Kiswahili
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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