Rwanda : Tunoze imyandikire y’ikinyarwanda

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 06. Dec, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ikinyarwanda ni imwe mu nkingi y’umuco nyarwanda. Kuvuga ko uri Umunyarwanda utandika ururimi rw’abakurambere bawe neza birababaje. Ariko urebye imyandikire y’ikinyarwanda  y’ubu iteye isoni n’ ishavu. Ndifuzaga ko twarebera hamwe imwe mu myandikire y’ikinyarwanda twifashishije imyandikire yemewe mu Kinyarwanda. Abantu bakunda kwitiranya imyandikire ya zimwe mu ngombajwi  “Ke” n’igihekane “Cye”. Ingero: ntibandika: Abantu bacye ahubwo […]

Rwanda : Inyunguramagambo ku ngendo (Transport vocabulary)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 26. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Amafaranga y’itike : Travel fares Gare : Taxi park Imodoka ikora tagisi : Cab Gari ya moshi : Train Guhaguruka ku indege : To take off Guhaguruka : To set off/out (journey) Kugwa ku indege : to touch down Ikibuga cy’indege : Airport Imodoka : vehicle Indege : Airplane Ipikipiki : Motorcycle Kuvamo mu modoka : to alight Tike y’indege : airplane ticket Umushoferi : Driver Umupilote : Pilot Gusaba […]

Rwanda : Ingereka ngirwa (-W-)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 26. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Amazi aranyobwa : Water is drunk. Umwana agomba kurerwa : A child must be brought up. Ubwenge burigwa ahantu hose : Knowledge is learnt everywhere Abana bakundwa n’ababyeyi bombi: children are cherised by both parents. Icyongereza ni ururimi ruvugwa ku isi yose : English is a language which is spoken all around the world. U Rwanda rusurwa n’abanyamahanga kubera umutekano […]

Rwanda : Inyunguramagambo ku itangazamakuru (media vocabulary)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 14. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Amakuru : News Gutangaza : Disseminate/publish Ibiganiro by’ibitangazamakuru : Programmes Ibitangazamakuru : media Igitangazamakuru : medium Ikinyamakuru : newspaper Itangazo rigenewe abanyamakuru : Press release Itegeko rigenga itangazamakuru : Media law Kuniga itangazamakuru :  to muzzle media Kunyomoza amakuru : to dismiss news Radiyo yigenga : Private-run radio Televisiyo y’igihugu : State-run television Umunyamakuru : […]

Rwanda : Inyumane (compound conjunctions)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 14. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mbere yo: before  e.g. Ndaguhamagara mbere yo kugenda (I will call you before I leave). Nyuma yo : after  e.g. Nyuma yo kwiga, tujya murugo (After studying, we go home). Aho : Instead of e.g. Aho gushora imari i Burayi, nayishora iwacu (Instead of investing in Europe, I can invest in my homeland). Imbere ya: in front […]

Inyunguramagambo ku butabera (Justice vocabulary)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 03. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kurega : to go to court Kuregwa : to be charged with Urubanza : a case/ trial Gukatirwa : to be sentenced to Icyemezo cy’urukiko : verdict Ubuhamya : testomony Abatangabuhamya : witnesses Kujurira : to appeal Urukiko rw’ubujurire : the Appeal chamber Umushinjacyaha : prosecutor Umucamaza : judge Umwunganizi : lawyer Gutumiza mu rubanza : to […]

IBYUNGO (CONJUNCTIONS)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 02. Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Petero na Pawulo ni abavandimwe : Peter and Paul are relatives. U Rwanda n’ u Burundi ni ibihugu bituranye : Rwanda and Burundi are neighboring countries. Yariye inyama n’ubugari : She ate meat and cassava paste. Baziga imibare n’ubutabire muri kaminuza : They do mathematics and chemistry at university. Ndagura imyenda cyangwa inkweto : I will purchase clothes or shoes. […]

Rwanda : INDANGAHANTU (PREPOSITIONS)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 24. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ngiye ku isoko- I am going to market. Batuye i Kigali- They live in Kigali. Akora ku karere- He/she works in the district. Ubu Petero ari mu rugo- At present, Peter is at home. Mu gitondo, noza amenyo- In the morning, I brush  teeth. Batewe n’abajura mu ijoro ryakeye- They were attacked by thieves during […]

Rwanda : IBICE BY UMUBIRI W UMUNTU (BODY PARTS)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 24. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Umutwe-imitwe- head/heads Umusatsi- hair Ijisho-Amaso- eye/eyes Ugutwi-amatwi- ear/ears Izuru-amazuru- nose/noses Umunwa-iminwa- mouth/mouths Akananwa/ubyananwa- chin/chins Ukuboko-Amaboko- arm/arms Ikiganza-ibiganza- hand/hands Urutoki-intoki- finger/fingers Igituza- chest Ibere-Amabere- breast/breasts Ukuguru- amaguru- leg/legs Ikirenge-ibirenge- foot/feet Urwara-inzara- nail/nails Ino-amano- toe/toes    

KUBAZA-HE/NDE/-Ki (QUESTIONS WHERE AND WHO)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 16. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Urajya he ? Where are you going to ? Utuye he ? Where do you live ? Bavuye he ? Where are you coming from ? Mukora he ? Where do you work ? Mushiki we yize he ? Where did her  sister study ? Ni nde muvugana ? Who are you speaking to ? Uturanye na nde ? Who is your […]