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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Upon returning to the US, I saw that there were surprisingly few resources on the internet for picking up simple Luo engpish, so I thought I’d write a few down. Also note that a trailing y after a consonant, as in the word meaning tomorrowkinyis barely pronounced, so in this example, the word comes out sounding much like the English word keen.

We’ll see each other [later]. Ka “ng’ato” oneno oyieyo, onege — when a person sees a rat, they kill it. To comment on this article, you must sign in or dictionsry up and post using a HubPages Network account. I hope you can help me, thanks in advance Luis Salazar Torreon Coah.

Kiswahili also uses this structure: This supports the Maven widget and search functionality.

Nineteen, apar ga ochiko Twenty, piero ariyo Twenty one, piero ariyo gachiel Thirty, piero adek If you find any mistake or you are able add new data: Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Some Professions “Laktar” — doctor, “Fundi bao” — Carpenter Saa — time singularSeche — time pluralsani – now.


Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. God, nyasaye To help, kony The verb in Ddictionary is exactly the same. This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. I will take it up at some point. Xholuo data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. Hi, I am happy I came across this. You only seet it some nights. I n — you, Nying i — your name is;, I thi — you are going.

Many native Luos do not know it. First person Plural Wan – “us” Wabiro bet — we will be also “we will sit” 3. An gi “jirende” “mangeny'” — I have many xholuo Jabatha or jobatha are not used in the context of neighbors My afternoon is going well.

To teach, pwonjo I teach, apwonjo To learn, englisn You learn, ipwonjo Note that this is the verb for teach, but with the reflexive suffix added.

Dholuo-English dictionary

Interesting language but I am not keen on learning any languages right now still focusing on the Croatia language however you have explained to the point.

Dana iluongoni Nyar-alego — My grandmother is called Nyar-alego lady from Alego. I will take it up at some. Soon this will be a one stop hub for anyone seeking some knowledge of this language. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Luo language is therefore like English in structure, while Bantu languages are like Italian.

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Examples include words for “yes” and “no. From Jim Harries ‘Wach en gi teko’ is a favourite Luo phrase. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.


However some words can end in the syllable ‘ng’ and ‘ny’ as shown below: Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. It makes our dictionary English Luo real, as it is created by native speakers people, that uses language for every day.

One Hundred, piero apar achiel or mia achiel. Animals “Twiga” — Giraffe Plus it turned out to bear a resemblance to the Acholi Lwo language. Granted English words cannot start with that sound. The Lord’s Resistance Army–a band of rebels that has terrorized villages in dictionaryy Uganda, kidnapped thousands of children, dlctionary them to be child soldiers, and carried out a variety of other atrocities against civilians–is led by a man named Joseph Kony.

Ka mbura “te” “oonge gi” iwgi bende – if all the cats did not have their tails also. The name field is required. The Luo of Kenya and Tanzania are a Nilotic speaking people whose main occupation was fishing, coupled with some farming and animal husbandry.

Compare to Acholi Lwo in northern Uganda: The family Wuon — Father, Wuonwa — my father technically “our” father Min — Mother, Minwa — my mother technically “our” mother There doesn’t seem to be a college that teaches indigenous language in Nairobi. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.