Learning Dholuo will not only help readers to understand what the Luos are, but The book will offer readers a chance to learn the language. It should therefore . Learn Dholuo (Teach Yourself Dholuo Beginners Audio Book) Global Publishers Other Useful Basic / Common Words, Phrases and Expressions in Dholuo. Dholuo, or Luo, belongs to the Luo-Acholi group of the Nilo-Saharan language family. Dholuo is mutually How difficult is it to learn Dholuo? There is no data.

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Ber ahinya, to in? Puonj, Somo – Education Puonj also means to teach. By the end of these lessons, you too will be able to state most of your wishes in the Luo language also called Dholuo.

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Adwaro stul nikech adwaro madho “kong’o” — Sholuo want a stoo because I want to drink beer “metho is the more common word in place of “madho kong’o”. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. This leearn literally, How are you going? These pronouns are affixed to ka “where” and kor “side” to form adverbs of place:. It [the sky] has opened itself Good morning! Alternatively, dipo ni “perhaps” can be used before a verb:. How is your day?


During the harvest season farmers are very joyful. Puonj also means to teach. Verbs have many different tenses, of which only a few are described here. Google provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network.

Ma nyachira, to ma reru to mano dhako matin. Abiro puonji kaka watede. He is the last born and that is the sister of his wife. Ka in gi diel achiel, in ngat matin — if you have one got, you are a small person.

There doesn’t seem to be a college that teaches indigenous language in Nairobi. Similarly matho means “which is dying”. He doesn’t want to wash himself. Chieng’ n a dogi. They therefore chose to settle around Lake Victoria where fish are in plenty along the shores and off the many islands.

Here is a list of some prepositions in Dholuo.

I hope you can help me, thanks in advance Luis Salazar Torreon Coah. Uganda’s first post-independence head of state, prime minister Milton Obote, was from the Lango tribe. Ma dholluo oda, macha od dhako mar ariyo, macha mar adek to mogik cha mar dhako mogik. Yohana en wuod Nyakwaka maduong’. In Dholuo, adjectives and adverbs can often be used interchangeably.

Konyaka aeto kongi. Note that paka is also the Kiswahili word, and Nyambura is also a woman’s name. Granted English words cannot start with that sound. I hope you can improve this Luo language part as you do with the Kikuyu one.


Useful phrases in Dholuo

The wife of my. He or she is here. Also, for words ending in [vowel]yothe subjunctive form drops the y as well unless a pronoun suffix is added, as in the last example below:. Chi wuoda ni e od tedo, otedo chiemb okinyi. Reflexive Verbs To indicate reflexiveness, add -re to the end of a verb infinitive.

These pronouns are affixed to ka “where” and kor “side” to form adverbs of place: Kiswahili also uses this structure: Note that some employ the subjunctive and have lost the final o in the verb andiko:. Do you have any methods to protect against hackers?

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To macha en od ng’a? Thanks so much for this, but was wondering if you offer practical classes or lessons or know someone who does. Me, I’m going to the market, and you are going home. Saa moro, yamo nyal dhi go lawi — sometimes the wind can go with your clothes Ka ni kete oko — if you leave them dhouo.