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 Title Page
 Foreword
 Alphabet (A, B, C)
 Directions for teachers
 Part I
 Part II
 Back Cover






Group Title: N'ano ne n'ano : Karanga progressive reading & writing handbook.
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Title: N'Ano ne n'ano Karanga progressive reading & writing handbook
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Publisher: Jesuit Mission
Place of Publication: Chishawasha Southern Rhodesia
Publication Date: 1921
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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover 1
        Front Cover 2
    Title Page
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Foreword
        Page 3
        Page 4
    Alphabet (A, B, C)
        Page 5
    Directions for teachers
        Page 6
    Part I
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
        Page 13
        Page 14
        Page 15
        Page 16
        Page 17
        Page 18
    Part II
        Page 19
        Page 20
        Page 21
        Page 22
        Page 23
        Page 24
        Page 25
        Page 26
        Page 27
        Page 28
        Page 29
        Page 30
        Page 31
        Page 32
    Back Cover
        Back Cover 1
        Back Cover 2
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PL
8681.95
.K372
N361
1921





GCRGI ORPTUNE COLLECTION



N'no ne n'ano.



Karanga

Progressive Reading & Writing

Handbook.

Published by
the Jesuit Mission Chishawasha.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA LIBRARIES


Printed at Mariannhill Mission Press.
1921





















Both the.method and the matter of this com-
bined reading and writing handbook are original.



All rights reserved.


D'aTE.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


3 1262 05091 9884








Foreword
on the System of Orthography
followed in the Handbook.
1.--In Bantu h is not a root Letter. Whenever found,
tit takes the place of some disappeared consonant.
Thus, in Manyika, h takes the place of p, t, k, after n,
-or m. Examples: m'hepo (Sena: m'pepo); mt'huru (Sena:
m'puru); mu nhu (Sena: mu ntu); tunhidza (Tete: tunt 'a);
n'hava (same root as chi tava); n'hemo (same root as chi
.temo); huni, huIk (Sena: n'kuni, n'kuku). &c.
In pure Karanga (central Mashonaland), there is no
trace of aspirate in those cases. We simply write there-
fore: mu nu, m'epo, m'uru, tunida, n'ava, n'emo. We
keep however the h. although without aspiration (compare
:the English: hour, honour, heir, &c.) at the beginning of
a word, or between two vowels, in order to prevent two
distinct syllables from coalescing into one. The h then
indicates a mere hiatus as does the iso called French I
aspirate in, for instance, le hibou, not l'hibou; la haie,
not l'haie.
Thus we write ru hoko, "arm", not rwoko: chi hururo,
"a boring tool", not ch'ururo; teherera (from teverera)
"listen, obey", not terera, "pay tribute to or for; tohodya,
"imitate" from tovodza or tevedza (Tete: tovedza).
2.- As happens in these last two examples, the disapp-
eared consonant is mostly a v. In Ndau the disappear-
ance of the v is still more frequent. Thus the Ndau Ma-
nual published at Mt. Selinda writes: enga for venga, erenga
for verenga, ontora for vomora, ma ambo for ma vambo,
n' ee for n'zeve, tedxa for tevedza, "be obedient" (not tedza,
be slippery), roa-mbira for rova-mbira, roora (Zulu lobola),
nda a for nda va, ka iri for ka viri &c.
Some would represent that disappeared v (Zulu b) by a
,w. But,-apart from the fact that there is no sound of u
in the pronunciation, as shown by the Ndau spelling,-the
use of w in this case would clash with the 'genuine semi-
vowel w as found for instance in the passive ending wa,
& make it impossible to distinguish in writing between:
,roha "bewitch", & rowa, "be beaten"; suha or suva "yearn,
regret, (desiderare)" & suwa, "be desired, regretted." In-
stead of reheteka if you write reweteka, you would seem to
insinuate that the ending teka is affixed to the passive rewa
*.& not the active reva, which is incorrect. The same applies
;to rahura which comes from rava & not the passive rawa;





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hence zwi rawe. Again in u sahi for u savi, "condiment"
& ma sawi, "wild ru kweza", there is a very marked
difference of pronunciation.
The mute h therefore seems to be the only available
symbol that will represent satisfactorily that indistinct &
variable element which, even in the same word, is some-
times a mere hiatus, & at other times seems to approach
to one or other of the semivowels w & y. (Compare mu
eha, sometimes pronounced mu eya, teha sometimes prono-
unced teya.)
3. As remarked before, the h at the beginning of a word
or between two vowels is not aspirated in pure Karanga.
There are however in Central & South Karanga, some reat
aspirates which, strange to say, are absent in Manyika.
Thus:
a) After d, t, & r the sounds wa, we, wi, wo are
generally accompanied by that kind of aspirate which is
sometimes beard in the English word "whiskey". Hence
we write: tandwha, batwha, surwhe, mu rwhi, rwhara, rwho.
In Manyika those words are simpy: tandwa, batwa, surwe,.
mu rwi, rwara, rwo.
b.) After b & p & before u the w itself loses the
sound of u & becomes a mere aspirate equivalent to "gh"
after b & r, & "kh" after p & t. We represent by w that
peculiar transformation of the ordinary w. Thus: tambwa,.
rapwa, (passive of tamba, rapa); im bwa (im or mu bua,
in other Bantu languages); pwa, "dry up", (Tete pua);
utwu, urwu demonstrativess), tw-o, rwo, (disjunctive pro-
nouns) corresponding to the articles tu & ru. The posses-
sives twha, twhe, twho, rwha, rwhe, rwho keep the sound ofu.
4. The w is again used in conjunction with s & xg to
denote two peculiar sibilants, the first of which is half-way
between s & sh, & the second half-way between z &j (zh)..
Thus: swava,. zwara. No confusion need arise from that
use of the w, as there is no other sound of sw & xw in
the language. To keep however that sibilant distinct from
another w following, .we put a dash over the sw. Thus :
taswa, "ride", taswwha, 'be ridden", swiswa, "blacken",.
swiswwha, "be blackened."
5. The other semivowel, y is also sometimes accom-
panied by an aspirate in Karanga. After n & r the sound
of y still persists. Thus: nyhata, "be wet", dehenyha
"skull" (Victoria, dehenya); ryha (Gutu) "eat", foryha
ibidd). "tobacco". In Central Karanga ryh becomes dyh;
thus : chi kari, "a pot", chi kadyhana, "a little pot". But







there also the y of dyh & tyh loses its ordinary sound &
approaches more to j & sh as-in dyha "eat", tyha, "fear"
which are pronounced nearly like djgha, tshkha. These
words however are none others than the dya & tya of Sena
.& Tete: tyhora, "break" is likewise simply :tyora in those
languages. The Manyikas & the Karangas of Victoria have
adopted the Zulu dla, hla.
6, The compound consonants, or combinations of
consonants in the same syllable, that are given in the
Handbook, are the only ones to be found in the language,
and, in fact. the only ones compatible with the Karanga
laws of euphony, as set down & explained in the
-'Grammar".




Alphabet (A. B. C.)
Ndokuti ma vara o ku nyoresa n'dimi dzose:
a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, 1, m, n,
o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z.

Zwi Kanu zwa ma vara:
I. Ma riri (Vowels): a, e, i, o, u.
A chi erekana: a i= e; a+u= o.
A no wanzo tsinaniswha':
1) e na i: enda (S.) = inda (V.)
edza (S.) = idza (V.)
chenya (S.) = chinya (V.)
2) o na u : doko (V.) = duku (V. & S.)
honda (S.) = hunda (V.)
3) e na o: bvengana (V.) = bvongana (S.)
shevedza (S.)= shovedza (V.)
dehenya (S.) = dohonya (V.)
4) i na u : diki (S.) = duku (V. & S.)
dzira (S.) = dzura (V.)
m'ino (V.) = m' uno (S.)
N. B. S. stands for "Salisbury". V. for "Victoria".









II. Ma ridzani (Consonants):
1) Ma nyoro:b, d, g, v, z, j, dj.
Ma kukutu: p, t, k. f, s, sh, ch.
2) A no natso erera [Liquids):
1. n.
r. m.
3) A no vambisa ma riri (Semi-vowels & Aspirates):
y, w, h.
4) A no rahudza (Odd & Expletive):
q, x.


Directions for teachers.
Pupils should be carefully taught both to read and write
each lesson satisfactory before being allowed to proceed"
to the next.
A more upright style of writing would be preferable7to'
the one here shown. This was taken for want of suitable
type.
It will be necessary to make the pupils begin by forming
simple straight strokes both between the lines and extend-
ing above or below.






Nano ne n'ano.
First Part.
Lesson I.

Reading: 4 *.


ni, i-ni, mi, i-mi, nu i-nu, u-

nu, mu, u-mu, i-ni-ni i-mi-mi,

nu-ni, nu-nu m'u-mi, mu mu, mu

nu-ni mu nu-nu, u mu-nu, mu-mu-mu.


Writing: { 6 .


Lesson 2.


Reading U


no i-no u-no mo i-mo u-mo mu-no

ri ro ru i-ri ri-ri ri-ri-ri i-ro i-ro-ro






i-mo-mo irori rino rini nuri niriri

mu ri m'uru m'irimo mu nunuri,

mu rimo u ri mu m'irimo.


Writing: ( (6 M .


Lesson 3.


Reading: ( .

si, su, so, se, i-su, se su, re-ru;
su-su, ro-se, mose, m'e-re, u so, mu
ri, me-so, ne su, se ni, se-ri, m'u-ri
ru se-ro, si-ri-ri.
sinini ri no mu soro no mu romo,
mu ne m'uru muno i no mu nunu,
simiro ro mu nu ri ri seri, mumumu
i no ru rimi ne mi romo.


Wt in 4.


Writing:-




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Lesson 4.

Reading: 2 e a d .

zo, za, ze, zi, zu, ha, he, hi,
ho, hu, za-ra, sa-ra, ha-ra, zo-
ra, so-ra, ho-ra, ze-re, se-re, he-
re, z'u-ra, 1ii.-ru, u-ra hu-hu-ra,
zi no, zi so, hu so,z' u-ro, hu-ro, ho-
re, hu-ri, sa-sa, ru sa-ra, zu-zu-ma.
hona mu rohi, hosi i na ma
z'ahi, ma uro ano u no hona
m'umi i no ruma ma z'ura, z'ahi
ha ri na mu suho, zazanura mu
reza, rasa ma rara, zoro ri n'a-
ni, mu no nemerana mu ri ma
rema, a ne zano a no zeza n'e-
ma, zizi ri na ma zi so a no ho-
na mu rima, nasi mu no zorora
mese, hurura huri no ru n'are,
ha u na namo ne hama, u no mu
honi, ma zi so o mu nu a ne z'o-
ni, mu ana ha a na m'ano, a no
ru zazu, ha a na z'ero no mu
rume, isa mu hari mu ero mi na,





horera hon a na ma rara ose, ma
zororo ano a no noang. !.

Writing: 6 / 4 Z '.
Lesson 5.


Reading. d6 / .

ba, be, bi, bo, bu, pa, pe, pi,
po, pu.
bb-ba, i-pa, pa-pa, pa-pi, a-
po, ba-sa, ru pa-sa, ba-pu, pe-pa,
pe-ra, be-re, be-me, pe-ma, pi-ra,
bi-ra, ba-ni, ba-mi, ma pa-ni, ma
pa-mi, bo-ho-ra, po-no-ra, bu-ri.
muu-ppu-ri, ba-pi-ro, ma ro-pa,
re-ba, re-be-sa, po-po-ma, bo-pe,
bo-hu.
ma pere aparara, bisa ma bu-
ra u a ise mu homo, paza mu sa-
sa u no pehama, m'epo i no pe-
perera,. u sa pomere mu nu n'e-
ma, mu ne bipi ne ni, mu bi a





no ru bo a no biwe ne hama, bani
ri zere rmuw, namo i no home-
rera pa mu romo, hororo ri no
barr, para ri no babamira ma pa-
piro, m'iripiri i no pisa ru ri/ni,
mu ne basa ripi, u no rima papi,
rima rimisa, mu ana,u no zo ra-
rama, pena pano pa na ma nana.

Writing: 1 ( ,1 6! 6 1 .

Lesson 6.


Reading: / 6.
da, de, di, do, du, ta, te, ti,
to, tu.
da-da, i-da, de-me, do-ro, di-ro,
du-nu, ta-ma, te-ma, de-te, ti-na, to-
ta, tu-ta, du-ra, du-tu, ta-na, na-ta,
ba-ta, be-te, do-pe, de-ma, bo-te.
mu rume a no rima pa doro,
ma toro ose a ne dope, tora de-
mo u teme mi ti mi tete mi na,





mu nu mu tana a no ru tara, ha
a na ru so, me so a hora, u sa
miremire pa m'epo, mimira pa
basa u no zo tora mu bayiro,
mu ana uno a no soro doda n'o
do, tema datira re m'ima ne di-
muro, tetenera deme ra tetepa, mu
rimi a no pima ma teme, mu ana
a no a isa mu hari, teherera
baba u pue z'ano.

Writing: /L C




Lesson 7.

Reading: / .

ga, ge, gi, go, gu, ]ca, ke, ki,
ko, ku.
ga-ka, ge-ra, ga-ra, re-ga, ga-
ke, i-go gu-ru, ge-da-ge-da, ki-ka,
u-ko, ko-ko-ko, go-ka ko-ga, gu-ra,




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ka-ra, go-do, go-ko-ra, hu-ku, hu-
ku-ra, ku-ku-ra, gu-ku, gu-ku-tu,
ku-ru-ku-ra, go-ni-ko-ni, ko-ko-ta,
ko-ma,mu-ka, ka-mu-ra, ga-nu-ra.
konera goni pa mu suho ri
rege kI koromoka, u ne gosoro
rega ku gara pa m'epo i no to-
nora, garegare ri no zo pora, ma
z'ura a ka kotonoka a no ti ko-
roro, gore ra ka pera ta ka ho-
na ma kore e guta, ka sikana ka
ri ku kumaira, a no koma ku
kokora ma koko, ta konana hedu
ti rege ku godorana, m'uka i rere
mu sora i go muka garegare, rega
ku rumanisa me no a no go guka,
dulu ri no rigira pasi mi ti mi kuru,
ma kuku a ka bururukira ku mu
kute a ka mara pa bazi guru, ma
pohu a no pa mu kaka u no naka,
u no to ti mu nakiro! ti ri ku ku-
rukurirana hedu, ti sa ite n'aro.


Writing: / /






Lesson 8.

Reading: /


va, ve, vi, vo, vu, fa, fe, fi, fo, fu..
va i-va, a-va, va-va, ve-re, i-vo, i-
vu, fa, i-fa, fe-ha, vafi, fo-ra, rufu
fu-ra, fe-tu, fo-vo-to, fa-na, fa-ri-ka.
vuta vutisa vira ra ko hu tare hu
go zo nuna, m'epo i no vuvuta, ivava-
rira ku garo naka kuli u fanire ku
fara no mu faro u si na mu gumo,
va nu vose va no mu viri no mu
eha, mu viri u no zo fa, mu eha u
no zo gara no ku gara, hasi mu viri
u no muka pakare, va ka naka va
fare kose, va ka ipa va ripe ma ipiro
ose o mu viri, mu vevi a no feha no
ku teha va nu, u sa ve mu reverevi,
rega kudadira vose, hu virimi hu no
semesa, ku do futunuka no ku garo
pupuma gi,.rryrii ku no zo furuka,
m'iripiri i no ti piriviri, :,ir' ra vira,
vesa n'oto hari i vine.


Writing: Y




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Lesson 9,


Reading: { /

wa, we, wi, wo, wu, ya, ye, yi, yo,
yu.
wa-ta, we-re, wi-na, wo-ga,' i-ye,
i-yi, u-ya, hu-ya, u-yo, hu-yo, u-yu,
hu-yu, we-du, wa-vo, wi-sa, vi-ya.
ii~'ha,, wo go zo ziva, yamura va
no yahura, yanika n'ewe ye wayi i
rege ku hota no ku hora, tora guyo
ne huyo u kuye 1,1 mera o ku bika
hu awa we hoka, huyu yo mu ku-
yu uyu ya ka donera ku ma were,
mu nu uya a no i wi'ilan, iia. se yi,
wayana ya mayi ya to kora, beme
ra yo ri no ti dobodobo, ta huya iye
nasi, yowe to go to di yi, ka 'tU, ke
du ka ka ti wi wi wi, ka ka tiza
ware, mi kosi ya ita m'iye piye, pu-
tunura no ku katanura, u sa piyanise
pakare.

Writing: d'/ /






Lesson 10.

Reading: 2 j

sha, she, shi, sho, shu, cha, che, chi,
cho, chu.
mu sha, she-che, shi-ri sho-ko, go-
cha, ga-shu, chi-ro, ch'o-to, sho-sha,
ch'u-ru, chi vi-shi, che-che-te-ra, sho-
sho-ma, ch'uma, mu cho-cho-ro-ro.




ja, je, ji, jo, ju, dja, dje, dji, djo
dju.
ji-ja, je-ja jo-va, ju-mu, dji-ra, dja-
ho, dje-na, dji-ri, djo-to, dju-ma, dje-
ke-te-ra.
m'ohu i no chi ita wiche, i no ru-
manisa me no a chi chema, shiri iyo
i no shamisa, kochekera ma djoti,
rega ku yanura, a no go zo kocho-
noka. djekacheka ri no mera mu
ma djeke no mu djecha, djiri re du
ri ne mi chero ya ka naka i no li,
ma shuku, ma tu/u, hute, hacha, chaka-
ta, huye ma towe, ma jata na ma taka,




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u no ru ja u no ti pe chiya, va si-
kana va ne ch'uma cha ma vara
na ma vara, fefe kana chi buma, ku-
hani, gazi ne chi chena ne ch'uma
chi m'oto, chokonyora chi bawe u go-
che ma puli, huku i no chochonya
ma z'ahi, zi so ra ko ri no ru cho-
choro kana ru chiva, kovo! chacha!

Writing: I 4





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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 0..
11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.
21. 22. 30. 40. 50. 60. 70. 80. 90. 100..

Addition and Subtraction (Parts).
1.

2. 1-1


3. 2+1

4 .. 2+2, 3+1


5. .. 3+2, 4+1


6. .. 33, 5+1


7. ... 6+1, 5+2, 3+4


8. ... 6+2, 3--5, 4+4, 7+1


9. ... 6+3, 4+5, 3+3+3. 7+2, 8+1


10. .... 5+5, 4+6, 7+3, 4+4+2, 9+1, &c.





Second Part.




a b c d e f g h i j k



1 i n o p q r s t u



v w x y z.


,Q &O Z


A B C D E


C-


F IL


K L M


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T U V W





X Y Z
Compound Consonants.
Lesson 11.
Reading: Ts, Dz.
Tsa, tse, tsi, tso, tsu, Dza, dze, dzi, dzo, dzu.
Tsi-me. T'sa-ru. T'su-ro. Mu tsetse. Mu dzi.
Dzi-ka. Tsi-ka. Tsi-ga. Dza-ma. Dzi-ma. Dzo-ka
T'so-ka. Mu dzi-ho. Chi dzi-viro. Dzu-dzu-ra
Dzo-tso. Tsi-ru. Te-ve-dza. T'su-mo. Chi re-dzo
Dzi-ma-ti-dza.
Pf. By.
Pfa, pfe, pfi, pfo, pfu. bva, bve, bvi, bvo, bvu.
Pfa-va. pfe-ka. pfi-ga. Pfo-ko-cha. pfu-ko. Hu
pfu. Bva-ka-cha. Bve-ni. Bvira. Bvo-ho-ra. Bvu-
ta. Pfu-mo. Ma bvi. Go-bvu. Chi pfi-go. Bvo-ko-
cha. Pfe-pfe-dza. Bva-ru-ra. Bvu-ku-dza. Pfa-
chu-ra.





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Dzikidzira, tsira apo, u sa tedzemnke. R ri
ku hona ma dzerere, wa dzimira, ha a na ma
itiro. Tora huyo, kuya u chi tsetsa; ti no da
hu pfu wa ka tsetseka. U mu tsige, u mu
takudze ma tsotso. Kurumidza ku kuhidza m'oto,
pfutisa, ti rege ku pfumbiwa no hu tsi. Natso
kodza sadza, sika no mu sika, wo go tora zi
tsima. Ma pfeni a ka pfupfumuka, a ri ku dja-
buka no ku ridibuka a chi pfichudzana ku no.
bvubvudzana ma z'ana o hu chi.
Writing: / 3

Lesson 12.
Reading: Mb. MV. Nd. Ng. Ng. NZ.
(Victoria J). Nj.
Mbo. Nda. Nde. Mve-mve. Nzi. Ndo. Ru
nje. Ji-nji. N'zo-hu. (V. Jo-hu). N'go-ma.
M'ba-ma. M'biri. M've-re. Ga-nga. Nga-nga.
Ka-nga. N'zira. (V. Ji-ra). N'ji-va. Ma nga.
Dzi-nga.
Ma zi soka a ko a na ma nga. Va ka enda,
inga! dza ve tsoka. U no bango huya kuno, u
no vinge yi? I m'buva ye chi pfuha ku sa du-
dza chi ri mu m'oyo. Tenda cha wa hona.
Mo ti ndi ri t'suro ma kanga, haiwa! mu no
kanganisa ndi ri t'suro m'ukutu. Fembera chi
rawe cha ngu: ndi udze zi mba ri si na mu
suho. Wo pindura wo ti: z'ahi. Changamire!
ta uchira, wa Mambo. Chirombo we! Yevo Sa-
kuwana, ndi davireyi ho. Bandi ra Baba wa
ngu ra nda isa mu ch'oto ri ka sa tswa, chi yi?
Inga! I n'zira. Gamba! wa to dendemeka. Dzo-
kono heyo t'sumo yo hu chenjeri: Rega ku
,vaka danga u si na n'gombe. 0 rere! dzi no
pfonda m'oyo idzodzi. N'unzi dzi no wanzo ni-
nginira, iwe u ti ngozi ngozi, dzi rege ku ti:
pfemvekete pa u ri no ku ku ndurira.







]l ,, u. ,, q I:,
Writing: ij, -a.


Lesson 13.

Reading: Kw. Gw. Ngw. Ngw. Nw. Mw.
Ny. Sw. Zw. Tsw. Dzw. Nzw. Ndzw.

Kwa-ta. Gwa-ra. Gwa-da-ma. Ngwa-ra. I-
ngwe. Ngwa-u-dza. Nwa. Ka-nwa. Mwa-ya. Nya-
ma. Nya-ti. Swi-ka. Zwi-no. Ka swo-re. Kwa-
sha. Tswa-ka. Dzwi-nyu. Swe-he! Tswa-ndzwa-
dzi-ra. Nzwa-tswa-tswa.
Shamwari wa ngu u no nyanga ku nyangadza
no ku ngemwenya. Rega, ndi no tswehamisa ma
hune. Mu nu a no hu chenye a no farira ku
iswiswa vamwe. Ma chimbidzikwa a ka zwara
ma ndi-nonoke. Kunze kwa ti: kwindingwi,
vose mu mba kwede. Gore re mvemve wa
i va gwakwatikwa, wa ka nga a honda
kwazwo. Hi! va she imi! zwa i pe tsitsi. Wa
buda mu njodzi na ma huri e n'guho. Ma ko-
rokoto! u ri nyanzwi! wa to ti: gwindiri, kasi
mwache we! rega ku dzokorora; danda ha ri
puvi ru tswa ka viri. Zwi huya zwi ri m'beri
ho. Mi nda ya ibvira ku chekwa. Ya swika
n'guva yo ku vamba nimbe dze du. Ti tender
Mwari zwi po zwa. ke. Chi dziva mu dingwi
ndi cho chi ne n'gwena. Swa; Kwetel ha ndi
di zwa ngu. Rega ku zwi ita hu mija u si na
nyundo. U sa batebate zwi gere zwa zwo.
Swehe! wa nwa m'vura i no nuha no mu kombe
wa ka tsweruka. Mu kaka wa ka rozwiwa u
no buda mu tadzwa. Gukura hundi, tswaira mu
dandare, tswaira pa chi vanzi, vo kwa Makoni
va huya. He! kani! ma zwi ita!







cPta, giwe. Jnwole. 'a1U1 -
Writing: cza. liwa. 'ya'. &,wa!
&5wa. Tjiri.

N'endo kuna Mwari!
Lesson 14.
Reading: BW. PW. SW. TW RW.
Ndwh Twh. Rwh. Swh. Zwh. Tswh.
Dzwh. Nzwh. Jwh. Shwh. SW-wh.

I-bwe. Bwi-bwi-ma. Pwa. Pwe!! Bwo-go-do-ka.
P e-va. Swo-ro. U-twu. Na-rwo. Rwha-ra. Hu
swha. Ta-ndwha. Ba-twha. Twha-sa-nu-ra. Mu
swhe. Mu-tswha. U-dzwha. I-nzwha. Jwhi-nya.
I-shwha. Swi-7wwha.
Ku no ritdwha n'goma ne gandira ne njari ne
mbira, no mu tengeranwa, no mu topota, mu
swhero we zuva. Ku no tambwa dembe ne govo
ne noro ne zawaira; ku no imbiwa djeketera ne
gorindende ne dzimwe nz'iyo; va nu va no iswo
dikitira no ku zeha, no ku tsikirirana. Magi we!
gurura ri no sworo pwititika siku ne sikati.
Itayi ma bvumiranda, ndi bvumireyi rwh'iyo rwha
ngu. Dembe ra tswa. Pfumo ndo mu ti u no
rwh'iriko, u si na mu kwirirwho. Zwi go te-
ndwha n'ani? Buri i zi so ri si nga bwaire.
Swuhura rwh'odzi. swuhura ma kwande, u go
hona swurwhe; pwanya swurwhe u si na ku
djwhanya, u go hona mu swuku. Ndi dzo tsika
dze su va tema ta ka zwarirwha muno. Ndo
zwi ne su. Haiwa! zwi no nzwhisa hu rombo.
Hohoshwha i no vava. Swhinya mu swhe we
m'bWa i go zo shwhinya. Hezwokoyi! va sekuru,
to ngo iswfwha ne c'hando. Me! me! me! Chi-
nembure, ti cha fudzwha n'ani? Do nzwha ku







chema no ku rira kwe mi tumbi (V. mi tumbu)
yose ya pasi. Huku dzi no kekedza no ku ke-
rekera, ma djongwe a no kukuridza. Im'bWa
dzi no hukura no ku ngwahuta, m'ombe dzi no
kuma, m'budzi ne wayi ne m'embWe dzi no ti:.
mehe! kitsi i no ti: ngahu! n'jiva i no ti: ku! ku-
ruru! ma tafi a no korora, shumba dzi no dzwova
kana ku homba, ny'uchi ne ny'enze na ma dzi-
ngidzi zwi no nyinyiridza, n'guruve dzi no
gomera, nyoka i no shinyira, ch'ana chi no nzwhi-
ririka no ku jwhinya, mu where a no gomba no
ku huhura; zwose ku bvongana to ti: z'ohoho.

14; i 111 U. c^./.-weai. aku
Writing': Oaa c3wv/waAnucita. c nswcta.
,a9 cwuav rwkiayact.

Lesson 15.
Reading: Nyh. Dyh. Tyh.
Nyha-ta. De-he-nyha. Nyha-dzi-wa. Ku dyha.
Ku tyha. Fo-dyha. Tyho-ra. Hu dyhiro. Dyha-
ndyha-ta. Fe-tyha-ma-ra. Ga-ka-ndyhe.
Chi vimbo cho wa dyhe ganda ku kunda wa
dyha mu nyepfu. Rega ku ngwahudza no ku
kakamira, u no dyhidzanisa ku tahura. To mbo ita
nyaya zwe du, nyh'ambo dze chi ngo dzi no
natso varayidza. Ma kavi a ka nyhakatika a
no chi swiswwha. Nambeswha! biza ra ko ri
no iswo dyhandyhata ri no nzenzera. Iro zi
humba ri no to dyhangatyhanga. Ma kakandyhe
a no famba ne divi. Ku nyango saira no ku
kweva kana ku pikura ne djomboro, dombo ha
ri to ngo fambi, ri no ramba ku tyhoka. Mayi
va ngu i go roko dzi ro ku humba ma kate, m'biya,
zwi rongo, hum bekedzero, t'saiya, zwi kadyhana
ne zwi kari zwo ru dzi no ru dzi. Baba wangu







a no zivo ruka t'swhanda, ma tengu, t'sero, n'ava,
home, mambure, no ku chechetedza ma dende,
shupa, mi kombe ne zw'inu zwi no chengeterwha
ma futa. Dzi sa i va nyimo ma kunguhoa go
zo dyhe yi? Ma zi ngh'ana a ka do zwi fefyha-
marisa, a ka bva a nyekanyeka. Inga! zwi no
katyhamadza izwi, zwi no karutsa kwazwo.
Rega ku ndi tyhityhidzira, nda to iswo nyha-
dziwa. Nda.zwi rega. Chi duku nasi chi go
ndi regerera zwi kuru ma ngwana.

Il" T y L 5ftu-
Writing: dy~kL clu ltyk. cLoj d i.


Ru ngano
rwha va Komana va tatu ne Bere.
I.
1. Ndokunge va ri va komana va tatu va ka
firwha na baba n'a mayi. Va ka devedza pasi
pose ku hona zwo ku yamura ru shambwa
rwha vo.
2. We chi poshi wa ka dimbura mu nu a ne
chi swha, wa ka ti: "Ingo ndi pa zwa ngu, ye-
vo! chi swha chichichi kuti ndi vakise imba ya
ngu." Mu nu wa ka mu pa chi swha. Zwino
mu komana wa ka vaka imba ya ke.
3. A cha ngo garagara mu mba iyo, bere ra
ka swika na padyho. Ra ka gugudza pa sasa
ra ka ti: "Mu zukuru! mu zukuru weye! da izwi
ndi pinde." Hasi mu komana wa ka ziva zwa ke
kuti i gorokodzi ro ku dyha, kuti wa mbo gara
a ri hona na pa buri, nezwo wa ka ti: "Kwete!
kwete! nga ri gare ko! Ha ndi di zwa ngu."
4. Bere ra ka ti: "Ah! rega! zwa wa ramba,
ndo sonomotsa imba ya ko kuti i ti ya wira







pasi." Bere ndo ku dyha mu komnana uyo.
Zwino we chi poshi wa ka fa.
II.
5. Hezwo! we chi piri wa ka dimbura ho mu
nu a ne tsama yo tu dzatsambadzi twhe huni,
wa ka ti: "Ingo ndi pa zwa ngu, yevo! tu dza-
tsambadzi twutwutwu, ndi vake na two imba ya
ngu." Mu nu wa ka mu pa, wa ka tu vakisa
imba ga ke.
6. A cha ngo pedza, wo to hona bere. Wo
to ti: Ha! ndi ani ko iyegu a no huya kuno?
Inga! ndi bere. Regayi ti hone kwa ri no enda."
Mu komana wo to hona na padyho tutururu!
Wo to nzwha go! go! go! Wa ti: "Ndi arii?"
Hasi uyo mu komana wa ka bvunza zwa ke a
chi ziva kuti i gorokodzi ro ku dyha; wa ti:" Ha
ndi di zwa ngu, u ri gashwha."
7. Zwino bere ra ka ti: "Zwa wa ramba ndo
sonomotsa imba ya ko, iwe ndi ku dyhe." Ra
ka sonomotsa imba. Mu komana we chi piri
wa ka dyhiwa.
III.
8. Hezwo! Kuzoti we chi tatu wa ka sangana
no mu nu a ne biripiri ra ma bwe, wa ka ti ku
mu nu: Hama yo mu rume, do ngo ndi pa zwa
ngu ma bwe aya, ndi vakise imba ya ngu." Mu
nu wa ka mu pa ma bwe. Zwino wa ka vaka
imba ya ke na ho.
9. Bere ra swika pakare, ra gugudza pa sasa,
se zwa ra mbo ita na vamwe va viri. Ra ti:
"Ndo pinda ini, mu zukuru!" Hasi mu komana
wa ziva zwa ke kuti ndi ro gashwha ra ka mbo
pedza va sawira va ngu. Wa ka ramba kwa-
zwo. Bere ra ti: "Ndo sairira chi mba cha ko
pasi zwa wa ramba." Mu komana wa ti: "Ka-
na zwa ko."
10. Bere ra ti: "Ndo rwha ngu rwha nda ka








dyha na rwo." Zwino ra saira no ku saira, ha-
si ra tadza. Zwa ka ri kahadzikisa kuti imba ya
ka ramba ku wa. Ra ka gara pasi ku ndo
funga kana ri ne ite yi ko ku ndo huraya mu
komana uyo.
11. Zwino bere ra ti: "Z'ano nde ita ripi?
Regayi ndi ti ku mu komana: mu zukuru nga ti
ende kune rimwe dunu ri ne m'bambahira (V. ma
bura) jinji." Ra ka daro kuno mu komana. A va
ma ngwana, here ra ka huya, ra ka gugudza.
Mu komana wa ka ti: "Ndi ani?" Bere ra ka
ti: "Huya, ti ended ku m'bambahira zwino. Hona
zuva ra kwira." Mu komana wo to ti: "He!
Tateguru wa ngu wa ka fa ndi si nga mu hone!
[zwi! ndi we here? Ha u zive kuti nasi kwa
nga kwa ka ti: weruweru, ma ngwana ano, ini
nda muka, nda enda ku m'bambahira, nda tora,
nda dzoka."
12. Bere, dza ka ri kunga hasha, ra to ti che-
te: "Mu ana we! u no da here ma tufu? U ri
po mumwe mu tufu u no penga no ku naka. Ti
nga ended zwe du those, yevo! wedza ma ngwa-
nangwana. Ndi no zo ku danidza ma rira ku
edza (ma mba ku edza)."
IV.
13. A va ma rira ku edza, here ra ka huya.
Hasi ra i iswo ziya ne n'zara. Ra i rwherwha ma
te. Ra ka gugudza ra ka ti: "Mu zukuru wa,
rongedza here? A ti ende ka!" Hasi ra ka
nzwha no! Ha ku na mu nu. Mu komana, chi.
ngo cha wa enda. Hasi ha a ti a dzoka ku ma.
tufu. Zwino bere ra ka tevera ku ma tufu.
14. Kana mu komana wa ka unganidza ma>
tufu, o da ku dzokera ku mu sha, wa ka hona
bere ri chi huya. Wa ka dzokera mu mu ti.
Bere ra ka ti: "Hevo! mu Zukuru! ma tufu ayo
a no zipa here?" Mu komana wa davira wa ti:







"Nyarara! u no to ti: mu nakiro! Ndo do mbo
ku regedzera rimwe." Bere ra ti: "Ongu! do-
nedza." Mu komana wa tana rimwe dufu, wa
kandidzira kurekure kwazwo. Bere ra ka enda
ku ndo nonga. Ri cha enda, mu komana iye
djiti! hoyo ku mu sha. A swika ku mu sha, wa
pfiga sasa ne chi hurl.
15. Ipapo bere, dza ka ri kunga hasha dzi
no shamisa kuti mu komana uyo wa ka ri tambu-
dza zwakadaro. Zwino ra ti ri ri pa mu suho:
"Mu ana we! nasi pa chi n'zanga chi ri pa gomo,
pa no tengeswha ma turi ma sikati ano. Ndi no
funga ti nga ended those ini ne we, ti ndo tenga.
Ndi no zo ku shevedza ya va chi nambWe." -
16. Garegare, bere ra enda, mu komana wa ka
fano enda ku gomo, wa ka tenga duri. A cha
ngo da ku dzoka, wa ka hona bere ri chi huya
no mu va wa kare, ro da ku kwira. Mu ko-
mana wa ka vanda pa ru tivi pe n'zira mu mi
tufu. Zwino wa ka kungurutsira duri ra ke mu
djinga me gomo. Kana bere ra ka hona duri ri
chi huya, ra ka tyha kwazwo kuti ra ka tizira ku
mu sha ri si na ku chehuka na kamwe kose.
17. Ma uro, ma zazu a pera, here ra ka huya
ku mba ko mu komana. Ra ka ti: "Hama yo
mu komana, zwa ka naka kuti wa rega ku ndo
tenga nasi. Kwa nga kune chimwe cha ndi ho-
mesa mi romo. Hona, cha huya mu ana we!
ndo ku ramba cha rongedzana ne ni, chi chi ku-
nguruka choga, chi chi enda mu djinga me gomo.
Nda tiza se m'epo. Ha nda ti nda hona cha
ndi tyhisa kudaro chi ngo cha nda ka zwarwha.
Ndi no da ku hona kana zwi no kodzera su kuti
u mbo buda panze."
18 Ra ka nga ro enda. Hasi mu komana wa
ka danidza na pa buri, wa ti, a chi ri nyomba:
"Na yi! mu no tswage yi, va Sekuru?" Bere
ra dzoka ra ti: "U no di yi?"-"Ha! ndo to ti





29
kwa ru ri: Hone zwo! ra ndi tyha sa ma re,.
ra ndi tiza se shumba."
19. Bere ri chi nzwha izwo ra ka viruka ne
hasha kuti ra ka dzinga ri ka swetukira pa de-
nga re mba, ndokubva denga ra koromoka. No
mu si uyo mu komana wa ka nga a chi bika
zwi papata wa ka kuhidza m'oto mu jinji. Iro
bere ra ka wira mukati mu m'oto no hu swha
we denga re mba. Ra ka tswa kwazwo. Ra
ka fa. Icho chi komana: nda nyatso dendemara
pa chi garo! Ndo ku seka no ku seka.
20. Kana u chi vaka n'are yo mu eha wa ko,,
u sa vake ne zwi si na ma turo. U zwi itire ra
swingo rwha ka bata ne zwi Rayiro zwa Mwari.
Tiza va nu va ka ipa. Mu cheche we nyoka au
no tiziwa na va na ma kona.

Multiplication & Division.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 27 30 33 36
4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 48
5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60
6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72
7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 77 84
8 16 24 32 40 48 56 64 72 80 88 96
9 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 90 99 108
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120
11 22 33 44 55 66 77 88 99 110 121 132
12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144
M'biri ku Mwari zwi si nga gume!






Mu Sikana ne Shumba.
Rimwe zuva mu sikana wa ka tumwa n'a mayi
'ku ndo tana mu riho ku ma djeke. Wa ka ra-
mba. A mayi va ka mu vavarira. Zwino mu
sikana wa ka ti: "Zwa mu no ramba mu chi
ndi vavarira, ndi ka zo ndo rumwa, ndi ro basa
re nyu."
Zwino mu sikana wa ka enda. Wa ka sangana
ne t'suro. Ya ka mu bvunza: "U ne enda ku-
piko, va m'oyo?" Mu sikana wa ka davira:
"Ndi ne enda ku ma djeke." Zwino wa ka pi-
ndirira. Asi ya ka mu tevera. ya ka ti: "Mira
u nzwhe ku tamba kwa ngu." Mu sikana wa
ka ti: "Tamba ti hone." T'suro wa ka sungi-
rira shwhau mu ma kumbo, wa ka tamba a chi
ti: "Dayi ndi i na baba, wa i ndi pa ho m'ombe
dzo ku rohoresa sikana riri."
Zwino mu sikana wa ka enda, wa ka sanga-
na ne n'zohu. N'zohu ya ka ti: "Moroyi ka, va
m'oyo!" Mu sikana wa ka ti: "Moroyi, va
mambo va pasi pano." N'zohu ya ka ti: "Huya
ndi ku ise pa mu reho wa ngu." Wa ka kwi-
dzwha pa mu reho, wa ka ndo swiko iswha mu
mu nda ma ke.
Zwino shumba ya ka huya, ya ka mu bvunza:
"Wa bva kupiko va m'oyo?" Wa ka ti: "Nda
bva kwa Mavudzi." Shumba ya ka ti: "U ri
mu ana w'ani?" Wa ka ti: "Ndi ri mu ana
wa va Bembwe." Shumba ya ka da ku mu hura-
ya no ku mu dyha. Ya ka ti; "U no huyire
yi pano u chi ndi sora?" Mu sikana wa ka
ti: "Ha ndi ku soreyi, Sakuwana! Nda to tu-
mwa n'a mayi ku ndo tana mu riho ku ma djeke."
Shumba ya ka ti: "Ma zuva ano, baba wa ko
wa ka ndi rwhisa a chi da ku ndi huraya."
Mu sikana wa ka davira wa ka ti: "Wa i ge
nge a zwi ita se yi? Wa ka fa m'akeyi." Shu-
mba ya ka ti: "Kana ha a si ri ye, ndo mu koma







wa ke na va ningina va ke." Mu sikana wa ka
davira wa ka ti: "Honayi,, sakuwana! Baba
wa ngu wa ka ti: nda ka zwarwha ndi si na
mu koma kana va ningina." Shumba ya ka ti:
"M'ano a ko! Ru dzi rwhe nyu ru no ramba
ru chi rwha ne ni nguva dzose. Ndi nga dayi
nda ku huraya." Ndo ku bva a hurayiwa. Zwino
a mayi va ke va ka wira mu ru shambwa, va
ka fa.
Ti no piwa ma z'ano ma tatu no ru ngano
rwho mu sikana ne shumba. Ke chi poshi: U
sa zwi ise mu njodzi, no ku dada ne n'ema. Ke
chi piri: U sa gumburise mumwe no ku mu
pinza mu njodzi. Ke chi tatu: Va rombe na
ma tera, a no nyanya ku shupwa pasi pano.
Hasi Mwari a no kotsa va duku na va rombe.
Va cha kudzwha no ku fadzwha na ye mu ru
penyu ru si nga gume; va dadi na vo hu kari
va cha dukupisiwa no ku ripisiwa na rini.

Ru Ngano rwha Chinembure.
Ndokunge a ri mu nu mu randa a no nzi
Chinembure zita ra ke. Wa i fudza m'ombe ne
wayi ne m'budzi dzo mu sha. Zwino wa ka
enda na dzo ku ganga. Ma uro a swika a ka
tina m'ombe ne m'budzi ne wayi ku mu sha,
dza guta dze nge zwi dende ma futa. Va nu
va ka shama, n'unzi dzo to pinda mu kanwa.
Va ka mu bvunza: "U no fudzira kupiko!"
Wa ka ti: "Mu no ndi shamisa. Ndo fudzira
kwesekwese. Ma sango ha a gere su?"
Rimwe zuva chi where cha ka mu bata.
Ishe wa ka ti: "Chinembure, u ri ku ite yi?
Zuva ra kwira". Wa ka ti: "Ndi no rwhara
kani!" Va ka mu manikidza. Wa muka, wa
ka zarura ma tanga, wa ka enda a si na ku
dyha. Wa ka swiko rinda pa mu kuyu, ndi ko
ku fa. M'ombe ne wayi ne m'budzi dza ka ti:







"Mu fudzi we du wa ende pi?" Dza ka mu
tswaga, dza ka mu hona a ka fa.
Zwino dza ka tanga ku tambira mu fudzi wa
dzo, dzi chi ti: "Me! Me! Chinembute! Ti cha
fudzwha n'ani?" Dza ka ita ma sikati no hu
siku hu tatu. Ishe wa ka ti: "Chinembure a
ri pi?" Va ka mu shaya, va ka mu tswaga.
Zwino va ka hona guruva ra tunga kwa m'ombe
ne wayi ne m'budzi dzi ri ku tamba. Va ka
hona Chinembure wa ka fa. Va ka mu viga
pakarepo. Kana m'ombe ne m'budzi ne wayi
dza ka tsihidza ku tamba, va ka dzi tina, va
ka enda na dzo ku mu sha.
Ndo pa rwha ka fira sa ru ngano.

Zwi Rawe zwa Pano.
I. Nda kwira mu gomo, nda siya ma va ne
zwo mo.-Ru tsoka.
II. Chi dembo, tamba, nda ka bata mu swhe.-
Badza.
III. Mu dende wa baba wa ngu u no bva ku
denga u si nga punzike.-Shija.
IV. Mu kadzi wa ka pakata mu ana wa ke
pa ru tivi.-Chi bawe.
V. Chi kuku cha ka vumbamira ma z'ahi.-
Nyimo.
VI. Tu chembere tu tatu tu no kurukurirana
mu hu rombo.-Ma pfiwa.
VII. Nda ku pa nda ku torera.-Dura.
VIII. Cha wa enda na cho wa dzoka na cho.-
Mu mvuri.
IX. Mu nda wa ngu wa ka ti na ma nanga
ngwerewere; ma ngwana ha mu si si na.-
Nyenyedzi.
X. Ma komana a ka pfeka zwi pepe gumi zwa
ka fanana.-Mi nwe ne n'zara.




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