Grammar of the Nyimang Language by Roland Stevenson

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Kwedile teg Amina wun ne a? nyou ne a fjidili kwa\ i a ~Qu1J:ulo kwa? Bwer, a Malei kwa i a Sabol kvru.? Ewer, a Aminal kvro. nyi a telai? ei, aJJi a Kardumi telai wan! (l)"Where is the knife? Th~i:fe is there. (2) Where is Kabar? In AJnina I s house. (3) Speak to my father. (4) Your mother ms going to the crops. (5) Ris father is going to El Obeid. (6) I have come from Omdurrnan. (7) I want the hoe. Bring the hoe here. (8) The people of ~~ndal are in the crops. (9) hi;;r fathe I' I S \NO I'd 1"" S are good.

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