Sunday, 1 May 2011

LITEYA YA SIKA



YEKOLA MWA MALOBA OYO:



I would like to drink water: nazali na mp ya komele mái
I have got headache: motó ezali kosála ngai mpási
Our child is going to school now: mwána na bísó azali kokende na kelási sikóyo
I say to you: ngai nalobi na yó come here: yâka áwa

Banzembo 16

1. O Nzambe, batela ngai;
Yo ozali esika oyo nakoki kobombana.
2. Nalobi na Nkolo: ozali Mokonzi na ngai;
nazwaka bomengo bobele epai nayo.
5. Nkolo, yo ozali bomengo na ngai ya libela
bomoi na ngai ezali na maboko nayo


Psalm 16 (verses 1,2 and 5)

1 Keep me safe, my God,
for in you I take refuge.
2 I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord;
apart from you I have no good thing.”
5 LORD, you alone are my portion and my cup;
you make my lot secure.

Vocabulary


Nzambe : God
(ko)batela: to protect, preserve, keep, maintain
esika: place
Nkolo: Lord
Mokonzi: Master, Lord
bomengo: wealth
bobele: only
ya libela: forever
bomoi: life

maboko: hands; liboko: hand


(Liteya mosusu ekolanda... Botanga malamu!!!)



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