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Mwalumi Mulanfwu Kapati A very tall man Umwaume umutali sana

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Chester Mwanza

Language ChiTonga

Level Level 2

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Ijamba lwakwe lwakali ifwafwi kapati.

His hoe was too short.

Ulukasu lwakwe lwali ulwipi.


Mulyango wang’anda wakali mufwafwi.

His doorway was too low.

Umwishi wa pacibi cakwe wali uwipi.


Ibulo bwakwe bwakali bufwafwi.

His bed was too short.

Ubusanshi bwakwe bwali ubwipi sana.


Incinga yakwe yakali ifwafwi.

His bicycle was too short.

Inchinga yakwe yali iipi.


Oyu mwalumi wakali mulanfwu.

This man was too tall!

Uyu umwaume ali umutali sana.


Wakapanga mujatizyo wajamba mulanfwu.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Apangile ulukasu ulutali sana.


Wakapanga mulyango mulanfwu.

He made very high door frames.

Apangile umwishi wacibi cakwe uutali.


Wakapanga bulo bulanfwu.

He made a very long bed.

Apangile ubusanshi bwakwe ubutali.


Wakaula ncinga ilanfwu.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Alishita inchinga iitali.


Wakakala acuuno cilanfwu. Wakalya amafoloko malanfwu.

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

Aikele pacipuna icitali sana. Alelila kuli foloko iitali.


Wakazwa mung’anda yakwe akuyokala mushokwe. Wakakala kwamyaka minji.

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: Chester Mwanza
Language: ChiTonga
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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