Category Archives: Maasai

Maasai – Enkukuu tung’ani (The strange man)

Told by: Kaleku Family and Maika soit Written by: Miton Soit and Andrew ole Nkong’oni   Etii  apa  nejigu  enkukuu  tungani  nirag  enkaji. Nikilikwanishore  ng’oto enkera: “Kaji  ing’ua  naa kaji  iloito? Nejoki: “Intae  ake  airag  pee ekenyu  alo kulikae  oshon”. … Continue reading

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Maasai – LORMOTI OROK

written by: Andrew ole Nkong’oni Etii apa kulo murran nera apa ninche isiet neeta pookin ildiein. Nedumunye ninche apuo enjore aaru nkishu. Nepuo ninche too nkolongi kumok, kake eitu apa ninche etum nkishu. Netiru ninche esumash oleng. Kake, meeta ninche … Continue reading

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Maasai- OLTATUANI (The Giants)

written by: Andrew ole Nkong’oni Etii apa enkanasa sapuk oleng olmaasai. Neitobir ninche emanyatta sapuk nemany ilmareita kumok oleng. Neiriwaa ninche ilmurran lenye meshomo enjore. Nemayian iltasati kituak tenebo oloiboni leina manyatta ilmurran lenye nepuo ilmurran enjero. Ore eshomo nkoling’i … Continue reading

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Maasai Proverbs

Collected by:  African proverbs,Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanation)   1.  Ainyoo pee iton enaa enkitok nayamishe?      Why do you behave like a woman whose son has just gotten married? 

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Maasai – Eneimua enkiteng’ (The origin of cattle)

Collected by: Maika Soit Ore apa tiapa nemeeta apa Ilmaasai nkishu. Ore nabo olong’, neipot Naiteru-kop Maasainta, aa ninye apa oltung’ani oiterie naiteru-kop enkop, nejoki: “Maasinta lai, ayieu niyoki aitobir enkang’ sepuk oleng’. Ore ake peyie indip nikilotu aliki”. Ore … Continue reading

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Maasai – ENKATIINI EE KONYEK O MENYE (The story of Konyek and his father)

Written by: Noonkipa Diana Kasoe Netii apa kuna toyie, nepuo entim aitayu ilama. Nejoki entito nabo inkulie: “maaikeno nkonyek pee kidol enaitayu ilama odo”. Ore pee eidip aitayu nebol inkonyek enye naa ing’ura eitayio entito nabo ilama ojooni ake. Nenang’aa … Continue reading

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Maasai – OLMURRANI OENKUKUU NAREPISHO (The Moran and the Clinging Creature)

Written by: Noonkipa Diana Kasoe Netii apa kulo murran, neiguana nejo pee epuo enjore. Kake etii apa enkukuu nemeisho metalang’a olkeju olang’i. Ore enkarna eina kukuu naa keji Kiraget aa inchere enarepisho. Neiguana ilmurran nejokino pee epuo pooki tenkeju nabo, … Continue reading

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Maasai – Nayok kutuk O Olkinyalsho (The monkey and the leopard)

written by: Purity Moniko Etii apa ele ouwarru omanya entim sapuk oleng.  Ore tennkolong nabo, netumo o nayok kutuk egira anya ilnganaayio lentim. Nejoki nayok kutuk olowuarru: “Olchore lai, maape enkang ai amu adolita ajo aikinyita eliyio”. Nejoki olowuarru: “Keeta enalo amany?” … Continue reading

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Maasai – Eng’atuny O Esidai (The Lioness and the Ostrich)

    Written by: Maripet Ole Noonkipa Edited: Purity Moniko Etii  Apa enasidai  legn’atuny nataa ichoreta tenebo. Netoni  ninche  nkolongi   kumok   eboita. Mpaka  neisho  tenebo  neiu  pokira  inkera  sidain  oleng.   Ore, nabo  olong,  neiro  niche, nejo: “Kajitaa  kingo pee  kingoru  … Continue reading

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Maasai – Kanyioo Pee Ishori Ntoyie (Girls Wedding Story)

Kanyioo pee ishori Ntoyie Download This Story In PDF Told by: Maika Soit Written by: Miton Soit Final editing: Nabo Kishu    Netii apa olameyu sapuk enkop. Neeku kemuta nkishu anaake. Ore nabo olong, neyku emotonyi alotu enapita nkujit naanyori tengutuk. Ning’or ake ormurrani Tuali … Continue reading

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