Vanaambuya vaJoanna


ChiShona

English

Ndina vanaambuya vaviri.

I have two grannies.

Ambuya Jo.

Granny Jo.

Ambuya Anna.

Granny Anna.

Ambuya murimi.

Farmer granny.

Ambuya venhabvu.

Soccer granny.

Ambuya vebhasikoro.

Bicycle granny.

Ambuya vetekisi.

Taxi granny.

Ambuya vekuimba.

Singing granny.

Ambuya vekutamba.

Dancing granny.

Ambuya Jo naAmbuya Anna vanouya kutii.

Granny Jo and Granny Anna come to tea.

Ndinogara pakati.

I sit in the middle.

Mandiri mune kamedu kaambuya vega vega.

There’s a bit of each granny in me.



Vanaambuya vaJoanna’ is a translation by ZimbOriginal of the original story ‘Joanna’s Grannies (English),‘ written by Dawn Garisch, illustrated by Richard Bolland, published by The Asia Foundation (© The Asia Foundation, 2022) under a CC BY 4.0 license on StoryWeaver.