Luo-English and English-Luo dictionary. Responsibility: compiled by John Gray, Joy Adhiambo Gwendo. Language: Luo (Kenya and Tanzania), English. English. It will be handy for whoever likes to speak the language. Dholuo is the Here I mean some accent variation in Dholuo vocabulary usages also vary. English. Dholuo is a western Nilotic language spoken around the shores of Lake . English and ethnic languages such as Dholuo and Swahili (some Kenyans.

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Preview this item Preview this item. Mother, mama ABO says, dhako or miyo as well. They therefore chose to settle around Lake Victoria where fish are in plenty along the shores and off the many islands. I have enough Luo friends to assist with any issue that may at first appear erroneous, difficult or impossible.

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Okine dwe ndalo duto. Ka “ng’ato” oneno oyieyo, onege — when a person sees a rat, they kill it. Luo is classified as a Nilotic language. Mirembefor example, is very close to the Luhya greeting, Murembebut is not Dholuo as far as I know. This is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. White man, ja rachar Black man, ja rateng. Introduction The Luo of Kenya and Tanzania are a Nilotic speaking people whose main occupation was fishing, coupled with some farming and animal husbandry.


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Finding libraries that hold this item If you find any mistake or you are able add new data: Such translated sentences are very useful addition to dictionaries. Second person singular In — “you” Ibiro bet — You will be also “you will sit” 4. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. I will take it up at some point. I even learned a few words of Acholi during my trip to Kitgum, Uganda. No, dawe Note that dawe or tawe dholyo also used in some Luhya dialects.

Luo language is therefore like English in structure, while Bantu languages are like Italian. Note that paka is also the Kiswahili englisj, and Nyambura is also a woman’s name. Many native Luos do not know it. This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author dictionay. Acholi is the language predominantly spoken in the area in northeast Uganda that Kony’s army has terrorized for the englishh twenty years.

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This version is from Tom Onditi, and appears to be more accurate.

Luo (Dholuo) Phrases and Basics

Furniture Ywech — broom, yweyo — to sweep also “to rest”. Kiswahili also uses this structure: Would you also like englis submit a review for this item? Have you thought about making an android app for learning Luo?


Cloth, nanga Ball, mpira Note this is the same as in Kiswahili.

Dholuo-English dictionary

Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Inene ndalo moko kende — You do not see the moon all nights. You only seet it some nights. Ka adhi tich, arwako wuoch maber ma rotenge — when I am going to work, I wear good black shoes.

The verb to wake is chiewoaccording to ABO.

I do not claim to be an expert of this beautiful language, but I have a sufficient working knowledge to share with you. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Items of clothing Pat kira — slippers, Wuoch — shoes We’ll see each other [later]. I n — you, Nying i — your name is;, I thi — you are going. The distinction between ng’ and ng is like the difference dholuk the ng sounds in the english words hanger and anger. Simply log in and add new translation. According to the Ethnologue website see links belowLuo is in the Nilo-Saharan language family.

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