Wiye owil ting'o wuoche.
He has forgotten to carry shoes.
1. Giyweyo e tipo.
2. Inyalo tiyo gi tiponi ng'eyo saa.
1. They are resting under the shade.
2. You can use your shadow to tell the time.
By SmileySeptember 13, 2019
Ong'ado yien gi le.
He has cut the tree using an axe.
By SmileySeptember 10, 2019
dafu (coconut in the unripe stage, with much milk), dafu or maji ya majafu.
Ananiosha mwili kwa maji ya madafu.
She bathes me using coconut milk.
By Mcheza RafuSeptember 9, 2019
"someone" pronoun describing a person, used to mention an anonymous personality in luo dialect
ng'ato okao gwenda e jikon
someone has taken my chicken from the kitchen
By James AbonyoSeptember 8, 2019
One of the Luo naming schemes (time of the day) that is actually derived from 'nyango' which referes to mid morning esp. when peaople bask in the sun to nourish their skin with vitamin D. (9am ~ 11am). The 'O' prefix before the time of the day refers to a male born while for the female, a prefix 'A' is used. Other examples of names after times of the day include:
1. Osirawende->A man born in early dawn.
2. Okinyi/Akinyi ->Born in the morning
3. Onyango/Anyango-> born in mid morning
4. Ochieng'/ Achieng'-> born when the sun is strong (12pm ~ 3pm)
5. Odhiambo/Adhiambo-> born in the evining
6. Otieno/Atieno->born at night
7. Oduor ->born at midnight hours
Iluonge ni Onyango.
His name is Onyango.