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Lesson 11 – What part of Uganda is it in?


...mu maserengeta ga Uganda (...in the south of Uganda)
...mu mambuka ga Uganda (...in the north of Uganda)
...mu buvanjuba bwa Uganda (...in the east of Uganda)
...mu bugwanjuba bwa Uganda (...in the west of Uganda)

Mbale kiri mu bukiika ki obwa Uganda? (In which direction/area is Mbale?)
Ans: Mbale kiri mu buvanjuba bwa Uganda (Mbale is in the east of Uganda)

Tuning the Ear to Tonality
Kyama ku ddyo. (Turn right.) , Kyama ku kkono. (Turn left) , Genda butereevu. (Go straight.)

Sample of free conversation:
A: Erinnya lyo ggw'ani? Ggwe Kamya? (What's your name? Are you Kamya?)
B: Nedda si nze Kamya, nze Mukasa. (No, I am not Kamya, I am Mukasa)
A: Ova wa? (Where do you come from?)
B: Nva Congo. (I come from the Congo.)
A: Oli musomesa, muyizi, musawo oba musirikale? (Are you a teacher, a student, a doctor or a policeman?)
B: Ndi musuubuzi. (I am a merchant/trader.)
A: Ooo, bwe kiri? (Is that so?)
B: Yee, bwe kityo, bwe kiri. (Yes, that is how it is.)


Building Vocabulary [mu/mi - class]
omuti (a tree), emiti (trees), omufaliso (a mattress), emifaliso (mattresses), omulimu (a job) , emirimu (jobs/work)
Note: the letter “l” becomes a silent “r” after “i” or “e”.