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Kupika Cooking Ukwipika

Written by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi

Illustrated by Kathy Arbuckle, Ingrid Schechter

Translated by Matteo E. Mwita

Read by Lauwo George

Language Kiswahili

Level Level 1

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Ninamenya viazi.

I peel the potatoes.

Mpala imfyumbu.


Ninakatakata kabichi.

I chop a cabbage.

Mputaula kabeci.


Ninasaga karoti.

I grate the carrots.

Nsesa kalota.


Ninaosha maharagwe.

I wash the beans.

Nsamba cilemba.


Ninakata maboga.

I cut the butternut.

Mputula utupushi.


Ninakatakata sukuma-wiki.

I chop the spinach.

Mputula bashipinaci.


Mama yangu anakatakata vitunguu.

My mom chops the onions.

Bamaayo baputula onyoni.


Vitunguu hunifanya nilie vikiwa vinakatwakatwa.

Onions make me cry when they are chopped.

Onyono ilenga ukuti nalila nga ileeputulwa.


Written by: Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi
Illustrated by: Kathy Arbuckle, Ingrid Schechter
Translated by: Matteo E. Mwita
Read by: Lauwo George
Language: Kiswahili
Level: Level 1
Source: Cooking from African Storybook
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