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Nnyabo, erinnya lyo gw’ani?
♫ (Madam, what is your name?)
Omwami oli, erinnya lye y’ani? ♫ (That gentleman there, what’s his name?)
erinnya ♫, erinnya lyo ♫, erinnya lyange ♫ (a name, your name, my name)
ekibuga ♫, ekibuga kyo ♫, ekibuga kyange ♫ (a town/city, your town, my town)
ensi ♫, ensi yo ♫, ensi yange ♫ (a land, your land, my land)
Tuning the Ear to Tonality
Kapa eri ku mmeeza. ♫ (The cat is on the table.) , Embwa eri wansi w'emmeeza. ♫ (The dog is under the table.) , Omukyala ali mu maaso g'emmeeza. ♫ (The lady is in front of the table.) , Omwami ali emabega w'emmeeza. ♫ (The gentleman is behind the table.) , Omulenzi ali ku ma bbali w'emmeeza. ♫ (The boy is beside the table).
Embeera y’obudde ♫ (the state of the weather) , Obudde ♫ (weather) , Obudde bwerudde ♫ (The weather has cleared up.), Obudde butadde. ♫ (The weather has cleared up.) , Obudde bulungi. ♫ (The weather is clear.), Enkuba etonnya. ♫ (It is raining.) , Enkuba ejja kutonnya. ♫ (It is going to rain.) or Enkuba eyagala kutonnya. ♫ (It is likely to rain.)