My Rutooro Dictionary

Commands
Sit – Icarra
Stand – Imerra
Wait – Leenda
Stop – Legka
Come here – Ija hanu
Say – Gamba

Nouns
Ball – Empira
Girl – Omusiki
Boy – Omoju
Chicken – Encoco
Elephant – Enjojo
Hair – Esokay
Chai – Tea
Potty – Sous sous
Watch – Esaha
Arm – Omuveeri
Head – Omutu

Numbers
1 – Emu
2 – Ibeeri
3 – Isaatu
4 – Inna
5 – Itanu
6 – Mukaga
7 – Musangu
8 – Manana
9 – Muenda
10 – Ikumi

Other
Yes – Eggo
No – Naangwa
Please/Sorry – Chaalie
How are you? – Olliota
Good/pretty – Kurungi/murungi
I love you – Ninkungonza
You – Eeway
Yours – Yawwe
What’s your pet name? – Impaaco yawee
How many – Zinga
Slowly, slowly/gently, gently – Mporra mporra
Thank you – Waybuhlay
Strong – Kanyama

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My Rutooro Dictionary

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