Transport in Teso

Giving directions in Ateso

Ateso

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Eyapiasi/Idunyasi kede Ngora High School

It is close to Ngora High School

Ijesar kwap na amukurat/ ajesumut

Drive down the hill/slope

Bargaining:

Idi bo/Imwas ai ijaikini ijo eong?

How much will you give me?

Ijo da, ikeikit eong ebeei/etiaye!

Hey, you are overcharging me!

Arai eong emusugut, konye mam eong abarit

I’m a white man, but I’m not a rich

Stopping and thanking

Eyalama, mam yesi apotu ikeikitos eong ebeei/etiae

Thanks for not overcharging me

Kainak eong ijo ekanaaba/ enaaba ka alilot

Let me give you my cellphone number (having a trusted boda driver is quite a safe option)

Elipit eong koinak eong ekoninaaba/enaaba kon loka’ alilot

I’d like to have your cellphone number

Vocabulary: Transport

Alomar atakisi/amatatu

To board a taxi (Lit; To enter in a taxi)

Erot

Street

Ekerengean emotoka/amotoka

Driver

Akangas

Accident

Mam ejokuna

Dangerous