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Masusu Hair Umushishi

Written by Clare Verbeek, Thembani Dladla, Zanele Buthelezi

Illustrated by Bronwen Heath, Ingrid Schechter

Translated by Chester Mwanza

Language ChiTonga

Level Level 1

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Thuli ulijisi masusu mavwavwi.

Thuli has short hair.

Thuli abanomushishi uwipi


Anna ulijisi masusu malanvwu.

Anna has long hair.

Anna abanomushishi uutali


Cathy ulijisi masusu malanvwu kapati.

Cathy has the longest hair.

Cathy abanomushishi uutali pali bonse


Zama wakaosa masusu akwe.

Zama has plaited her hair.

Zama naluka umushishi wakwe


Baba ulijisi malezu.

Baba has a beard.

Baba aba nomwefu


Zenele wakamuna masusu akwe.

Zanele has combed her hair.

Zanele nasakula umushishi wakwe


Thabo wagela masusu akwe.

Thabo has cut his hair.

Thabo nabeya umushishi wakwe


Themba wagela masusu.

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: Chester Mwanza
Language: ChiTonga
Level: Level 1
Source: Hair from African Storybook
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