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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Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Puonj also means to teach. Dana “iluongo ni” Nyar-alego — My grandmother is called Nyar-alego lady from Alego. The Head of State however delighted the crowd with a Luo phrase: From Jim Harries ‘Wach en gi teko’ is a favourite Luo phrase. How is your afternoon? Equivalent to pole sana in Kiswahili. I particularly enjoyed Luo, though, as it was both handy during trips to Kisumu, the nearest major city to Busia, and occasionally dictionqry when negotiating prices in Nairobi.

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Kanyo ntie uriri bende — there is also a bed there “modern” Luo uses “otanda”. Thanks so much for this, but was wondering if you offer practical classes or lessons or know someone who does. ABO doesn’t explain distinctions.

Your request to send this item has been completed. Many native Luos do not know it. This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Good, maber Bad, marach Sin, ketho Life, ngima Death, tho.


Gi chamoga aluru — they eat the Aluru a bird found in bushes with limited flight. Adwaro stul nikech adwaro madho “kong’o” — I want a stoo because I want to drink beer “metho is the more common word in place of “madho kong’o”. This supports the Maven widget and search functionality. This version is from Tom Onditi, and appears to be more accurate.

This is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. Having come down the Nile, they have Luo or Lwo speaking cousins in the Sudan which is the area of their most recent migration.

Hail Mary 2 Misawa maria Iponggi nema ruoth obed kodi In jahawi kwoum mon gi Jesus nyathi manie iyi jahawi. Currently we havesentences translated. The Lord’s Resistance Army–a band of rebels that has terrorized villages in northeast Uganda, kidnapped thousands of children, forced them to be child soldiers, and carried out a variety of other atrocities against civilians–is led by a man named Joseph Kony.

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Uganda’s first post-independence head of state, prime minister Milton Obote, was from the Lango tribe. Luo language Kenya and Tanzania — Dictionaries — English. Tiegruok Hope other Luo speakers can confirm it because it is not common. Have you thought about making an android app for learning Luo?

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Much as it may sound ungrammatical, I was taught to say it that way. Let’s see each other tomorrow.

Other Luo dialects are spoken in Uganda such as the Alur and Acholi. I even learned a few words of Acholi during my trip to Kitgum, Uganda. You are doing an excellent job. It is used in the greeting “Ingima?

There are also cases of words shared between Luhya and Luo, despite their disparate Bantu vs. Thanks for your continued support. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data.

This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons. Thanks Barrack Ogutu and Chris Zach. I stand to be corrected because am not an expert in the language, but I have suggestions for corrections from my experience as a first language speaker: We’ll see each other [later].

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