Culture Kalenjin 

EVOLUTION AND SHRINKING OF KÄLENŸJÏN LANGUAGE OVER 3000 YEAR PERIOD.

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There is no doubt that Kalenÿjïin language has evolved and shrunken tremendously over the last two to four millennium. It is no shrunken that out of about 50,000 word stock 3000 years ago, Kalenÿjïin language has only about 15,000 word stock as entered by Dr. Kipnyango araap Seroney. The language spoken by Egyptian pharaohs was the Mother Language of many communities in Eastern Africa, North and West Africa and in far flung areas of the world like Mesoamerica,Yucatan and Iberian peninsulas, South East Asia, IndoChina, Melanesia,Autsralia and Oceanica. The proto-…

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Culture Kalenjin 

The origin of sacred Number Four in Kalenjin

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If there is a sacred number in Kalenjin, it is Number Four(Ang’wan).Why did ancient Kalenjin decided that four becomes a sacred number and not 2,3,5,7.9 etc.? The Kalenjin form time immemorial have been guided by Nature and sorroundings . Nature is from Kalenjin Netoror or Toroot( God). When the ancient Kalenjins(Ancient Egytptians) observed the universe,they realized that the world had four directions-North, West, East and South. He also realized that the cow has four legs and four tits. So thye decided to have number Four as sacred. Again, Number 4…

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8 Interesting Facts about Kalenjin

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interesting  facts about Kalenjin The Kalenjin are an ethnic grouping of eight culturally and linguistically related tribes. Keiyo, Marakwet, Suk (Pokot), the Terik and the Sabaot (Who live in Mount Elgon Region). They presently occupy Keiyo-Marakwet County, Tranzoia County, Kericho County and parts of Nakuru County. Facts about Kalenjin Kalenjin are mixed farmers, they rear cattle and grow crops both for subsistence and cash. They are known of good military organization, they fought British invasion for 11 years and displaced communities like maasai. Polygamy was allowed in kalenjin community. Barren…

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