Tag Archives: Ethnic

Sukuma – JIDALULAGA BHU NHUMBATI

Collected by: Don Sybertz,     Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Walaliho nkima akatolwa ha kaya imo, nina bhuko walatantogagwa, ulu jupya shiliwa bhumega kamo duhu. Huna ngikulu wahaya … Continue reading

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Sukuma – JIGANO: NGIKULU NA MAKELULE GAKWE

Collected by: Don Sybertz,      Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Kale ya kale waliho ngikulu umo, lina lyakwe witanagwa Yamikala. Aliyo wali nogi ntale no. Na wali … Continue reading

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Dagomba – Salim – Lɔha (riddles)

written by: Late Philip Baako Adam Malshegu Edited by: Adam Carlos A. special thanks to Mohammed-Muniru Cosmos 1/ Manni cheni ka di be n tooni ka be n nyaaŋa?   Labsibu:  Soli. 2/ Ntambe kokolako?   Labsibu: Kpiem ŋun dira ŋuni … Continue reading

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Dagomba – Kunduŋ mini Bulaa (the wolf and the goat)

Written by:  Philip Baako Adam Malshegu Editted by: Adam Carlos A. special thanks to Mohammed-Muniru Cosmos    Di daa niŋla lala ka niŋ lala. Ka di yaa be ka be. Ka kunduŋ daa yaa kuli mali Bulaa bihi n-ŋubira saha … Continue reading

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Themne proverbs

collected by: Rosalind shaw      ow-uni bom, kono yi an-sababo ka w-an duni             The woman is the ‘means’ of the man

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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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Turkana proverbs

Collected by: African Proverbs, Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanations)     Emam itwaan emam akar epei    (No person is an island)

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Sukuma – JIGANO JA NGOSHA NFULA

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu   Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Kale ya kale waliho ngosha umo. Ngosha ng’wenuyo wali na kaya nhale gete … Continue reading

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Sukuma – JIGANO SHA SHILOTI

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu   Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories)   Waliho munhu umo akenhelwa shiloti uwilwa giki, “Yiyi ng’ombe yizaga niyo yiyaho … Continue reading

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Sukuma – JIGANO JA NGOKO NA NG’HUNGULUME

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu   Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories)   Ikale gete muna ngoko na muna ng’hungulume bhali bhati bhana noni bha … Continue reading

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