Category Archives: Kenya

Maasai – OSINKOLIO LOO NKITUAAK (Women song, 1)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Aasai aomon papa lai le Nkai Aasai aomon Iituati oltareto Nchooki ntokitin kumok naomon Nchooki sialibi olcholo lematum Nikincho oloigari opiyaya lonkulak Le … Continue reading

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Maasai – ENTITO E TIYIOGO

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa ena tito sidai oleng’ niaku pooki ng’ae neya. Neisho ena tito neirriwaa olkilikuai ajo ore pooki ng’ae oyieu neya nelo metishila entito. … Continue reading

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Maasai – ENKIPOLOSA (IIMATAPATO) – War song

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Ajul ole Siamito olmeing’atie enkop ilonito Le enaloki e yieyio natii enkutoto Tonyoku larridaki lai enkaina ematua Tiaatua ilmirisho looltaikan likincho Abuaaki emutiy … Continue reading

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Maasai – ENKITEJO O ENKOLII (The Hare and the Antelope)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa, netii ena kitejo. Ore nabo olong’ eloolo tosero nedumu embae. Ore errinyo alo ang’ neinepu iltorrobo ooyieng’isho. Nejoki, “Lotorrobo kulo, enchooki enkiring’o … Continue reading

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Maasai – Oltome o Enkitejo (The elephant and the Hare)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Netii apa, netii kulo tomia. Neyoki aapuo erutore aarutu enaisho naya enkang’ enkaputi. Ore epuoito nejo matalang’ oreyiet enkitejo. Nejoki enkitejo obo le … Continue reading

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Maasai – Enkitejo o kulie ng’wesi (Hare and other animals)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa netii enkitejo oltome, olasurai, oloikuma olng’ojine neeta pooki emboo oonkishu osirkon tenebo. Niaku keiloikino pooki shoo. Neisho nabo olong’ enkitejo etii oltome … Continue reading

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Maasai -OSINKOLIO LOONKITUAAK

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Emuto kinyamal esupat Esupat nairi nkukurto Neiri nosarge o ne kule Etaekuo enkaji ang’ enaleng’ Etaekutuo kule neyeku olker Enkolong’ natumi nosim ai … Continue reading

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Maasai – ESUYIORE

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)     Maiseyie osinkolio le teipa Maisisa iItiapukuro Eima entepesi narresho Naishayie iIkimula Chorus Hooe hooyioe hoe hoyioho hooyia Kainyioo sa naiting’ida koyiombo loolayiok … Continue reading

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Maasai – Ntemelua

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa, neisho entasat neiu enkerai, nedung’okini enkarna aajo Ntemelua. Neyieng’i olkiteng’ oitaikinyieki enkerai eilata. Neyier entasat ironkena neipang’ alo aramatisho neing’uaa eyiara. Neing’uaa … Continue reading

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Maasai – OSINKOLIO LOOLTORROBO

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Kiti kiti, hooyie pae Ntoyie olparakuo le kishu, ehooyie pae heeho! Naaminyiaru manaanng’ entawuo tenkaina Neisulaki inentawuo botor neitu eikau Ng’oto kilelu miyagiyagu … Continue reading

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