Omwogo / mwogo

/noun: cassava/

e.g.

/pwodho nogolo mwogo madongo/

en

/the farm produced big cassavas /


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

Kwath

/verb: herding/{also look "kwayo"}

e.g.

/Omollo nodhi kwath e wi got/

en

/Omollo went herding uphill./


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

Kwayo

/verb: 1. herding (usually a small number of livestock)// 2. (syn) borrowing// 3. begging; pleading/

e.g.

/ 1. Omollo nodhi kwayo chiae // 2. Onyango no-kwayo jembe otiek puro// 3. Okil no-kwayo ne Aluoch ng'uono owe tuech ne/ 

en

/1. Omollo to herd the livestock// 2.  Onyango borrowed the jembe so that he finishes his farming// 3. The lawyer pleaded for aluoch  to be forgiven not to be convicted/ 


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

Tula

/noun: owl/

e.g.

/tula wang'e dongo/

en

/an owls eyes are large/


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

Agak

/noun: crow/

e.g.

/agak en winyo molwor/

en

/the crow is a scared bird/


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

Nyiero

/verb: laughing; laughter/{opp:(luo: "ywak")-(eng:"cry")}

e.g.

/Ondiek en lee mohero nyiero/

en

/The hyena is a wild animal that likes to laugh/


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

Kunyo

/verb: dig; digging/

e.g.

/wa-kunyo bur miguro yien/

en

/we are digging the holes for placing the poles/


By James Abonyo

September 25, 2019

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