Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

Ateso (Teso)

  1. Akwap kere ajai aŋajep adiopet, ka einer ediopet.
  2. Kosodete kobwota kesi kide, kodumut apuuton kakwap naka Sinar; kiboioto kanen.
  3. Kotemanaros atiar, “Tkatuna, keswamata amatapalin, kecweata cut.” Koiaas kamatapalin aibois naka amor; alupot da aibois naka elupe.
  4. Kinerasi atiar, “Ikatuŋa, kadukoto ere ka etogo loeoia noi, loedoli aidike toma akuj, kadumuniata ekiror; kenyeis aisiarakin akwap kere.”
  5. Kodoku EJAKAIT kwap aanyun ere ka etogo loeoia noi loadukete idwe luka ituŋa.
  6. Kotema EJAKAIT atiar, “Koany, eraas ŋulluka adiopeteker, ido eraas kesi kere luka aŋajep adiopet, ido napena ŋes egeunito kesi aswam; emamei do ibore yenekurwokini kes, yenekotosi aswam.
  7. Aso, kadokasi kwap, kenyalinyalatakanen anaiepakec, kinye ninituŋanan ajenun einer loka yenice.”
  8. Kwaŋin kisiarak EJAKAIT kes cut anyoun kaŋina kikaaros akwap kere: kinyeis kesi aiduk ere.
  9. Ŋes kemaikinere ekekiror Babel, naarai kanen ŋes enyalinyalia EJAKAIT aŋajep naka akwap kere; ido kaŋina kisiarak kes EJAKAIT akwap kere.

Source: Ageun (Genesis). Ebaibuli. Ateso Bible. The Bible Society of Uganda, 1961.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

Teso is a Nilo-Saharan language spoken in Uganda and Kenya by about 1.8 million people.

More information about Teso
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teso_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/language/kss

Tower of Babel in Nilo-Saharan languages

Acholi, Dholuo, Kalenjin, Lango, Mbay, Ngambay, Nuer, Sar, Teso, Uduk, Zarma

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