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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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Have you thought about making an android app for learning Luo? How is the morning? According to the Ethnologue website see links belowLuo is in the Nilo-Saharan language family.

I hadn’t thought of an app but that’s a good idea. Adjectives have two forms: Niketch mano miyo imadho gi jokwath — because that will make you share drinks with pastoralists.

Sometime indefinite that I fholuo. Is there any food? There is no Dholuo equivalent to the English verb “to be” in the present tense.

Luo (Dholuo) Phrases and Basics

Raila Odinga, a Luo, is the son of Kenya’s first vice president, and is one of Kenya’s most powerful politicians today. This gentleman will pay for everything This lady will pay for everything Would you like to dance with me?


Wach onge There is no news Long time no see What’s your name? This happens with -i-eand -u as well:. 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”. To see these phrases in many other languages click on the English versions.

Learn the Luo language of Kenya: Vocabulary and Conversation Basics

Perhaps you are eating. Though I am not a native Luo speaker, I can confirm that the word means life, good health. Niketch mano miyo “imetho” gi jokwath — because that will make dnoluo share drinks with pastoralists.

In the past perfect tense, ok changes to pok a contraction of pod”still, not yet”, and ok:.

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Note that yor- is the singular noun construct of yoo”path”, and yore- is the plural construct: Do you have any methods to protect against hackers?

Adhi ma ber My evening is going well – reply Owimore? Questions Remember that questions often employ the subjunctive tense. Hi, I am happy I came across this.

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There doesn’t seem to be a college that teaches indigenous language in Nairobi.

Future tenses The immediate future is formed by placing the verb infinitive after the helping verb birooearn come”. Ma kayo, machielo no to yuore. Soon this will be a one stop hub for anyone seeking some knowledge of this language. Please say that again Nwo Please write it down Do you speak English? Reduplication functions as a means of expressing diminution, augmentation, and generalization.

Fighting one another is bad. He has a dog. How are you doing? Also note that a trailing dholu after a consonant, as in the word meaning “tomorrow”, kinyis barely pronounced, so in this example, the word comes out sounding much like the English word “keen”.

Aparo — I think, aparoga — I was thinking, ka aparo — when I think.


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