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 […]

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. […]

INZAGIHE (SIMPLE FUTURE)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 12. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Indango yemeza (Affirmative)    Indango ihakana (Negative) Nzagenda (I will go)                     Sinzagenda (I will not go) Uzagenda (You will go)                Ntuzagenda (You will not go) Azagenda (He/She will go)            Ntazagenda (He/She will go) Tuzagenda (We will go)                Ntituzagenda (We will not go) Muzagenda (You will go)              Ntimuzagenda (You will not go) Bazagenda (They will go)              Ntibazagenda […]

INSHINGA MU IMBUNDO (INFINITIVES)

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 12. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Guhagurika : to stand up Gukaraba : to wash (face/hands) Gukubura : to clean Gukunda : to love/to like Gusenga : to pray Gusoma : to read Guteka : to cook Koga umubiri : to bathe/to have a bath Kugera : to arrive Kumesa : to wash clothes Kumva : to hear/ to listen Kureba : […]

INDAGIHE /SIMPLE PRESENT

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 12. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Indango yemeza (Affirmative)     Indango ihakana (Negative) Ndasoma : I read                          Sinsoma : I don’t read Urasoma : You read                     Ntusoma : You don’t read Arasoma : He/she reads                Ntasoma : He/she doesn’t read Turasoma : We read                     Ntidusoma : We don’t read Murasoma : You read                  Ntimusoma : You don’t read Barasoma : They read                  […]

UBUKEYA N’UBWINSHI/SINGULAR AND PLURAL

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 01. Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments

Umwana (child)- Abana (children) e.g. Mfite umwana umwe : I have one child e.g. Mfite abana benshi : I have too many children   Umuhungu (boy)-Abahungu (boys) e.g. Mfite umuhungu w’imyaka ibiri : I have a two-year –old boy e.g.  Mfite abahungu b’imyaka ibiri : I have two-year-old  boys.   Umukobwa (girl)-Abakobwa (girls) e.g. Ufite umukobwa mwiza: You […]

KUVUGA ISAHA : TELLING TIME

Posted by in Teaching Kinyarwanda on 21. Jan, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ni saa ngahe ? What time is it ? Ni saa sita zuzuye : It’s twelve o’clock. Urajya gukora saa ngahe ? What time will you go to work ? Ndajya gukora saa moya mu kadomo: I will go to work at seven on the dot. Turajya guhaha saa mbiri n’igice : We will go shopping at eight thirty […]