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Nywele Hair Umushishi

Written by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi

Illustrated by Bronwen Heath, Ingrid Schechter

Translated by Matteo E. Mwita

Read by Lauwo George

Language Kiswahili

Level Level 1

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Thuli ana nywele fupi.

Thuli has short hair.

Thuli abanomushishi uwipi


Anna ana nywele ndefu.

Anna has long hair.

Anna abanomushishi uutali


Cathy ana nywele ndefu kuliko wote.

Cathy has the longest hair.

Cathy abanomushishi uutali pali bonse


Zama amesuka nywele zake.

Zama has plaited her hair.

Zama naluka umushishi wakwe


Baba ana ndevu.

Baba has a beard.

Baba aba nomwefu


Zanele amechana nywele zake.

Zanele has combed her hair.

Zanele nasakula umushishi wakwe


Thabo amenyoa nywele zake.

Thabo has cut his hair.

Thabo nabeya umushishi wakwe


Themba amenyoa kipara.

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: Matteo E. Mwita
Read by: Lauwo George
Language: Kiswahili
Level: Level 1
Source: Hair from African Storybook
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