I am slowly learning the local dialect. I tried to google the language here in Buhoma but I can’t find anything so everything here is Alexis or myself’s made up phonetic spellings.
Agande- Hi or good day.
Neejeh- I’m good.
Murira mutta- Good morning.
Wasiboda- Good afternoon.
Eiziina agange nibanyeata ni a Allison- My name is Allison.
Ninduga America- I’m from America.
Ninkora na CTPH- I work with CTPH. (Ninkora-work; na-with)
Webare- Thank you.
Nashaymererwa kubareba- Thank you or something similiar to that
Maama wangye ni- My mother is
Taata wangye ni- My father is
Ninyenda okurya ekyenyanja.- I would like to eat fish.
Ninyenda okurya emboga.- I would like to eat vegetables.–
Ihjeh – Come here.
Mbasiisire mwena- I miss you.
Kare kare- Bye
I read that a dialect in the northeast Karimojong has a vocabulary of only 180 words. Maybe I can actually become a polyglot? This also would explain why Emmy spoke 11 languages.