Borana Culture 

Borana Greetings!!!

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Borana language is one of those cushitic language that can easily be learnt. Borana greeting are widely used across northern Kenya especially in Isiolo County and Marsabit County but some people really don’t know what to use when, and end up misusing the borana greetings…. Here medianorth have suggestion and outline Borana greetings and their response depending on gender and time of the day, : Babarot kae–> (plural form), morning greeting. (singular forms: baran katte (male) bartun katte (female) Olman badada —-> (past midday till evening) Galchumi wolgul galle —>evening…

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Culture Samburu 

Lmuget Lelaing’oni cerebration among Samburu

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Lmuget is a traditional ceremony for the Samburu tribe initiatives to upgrade from one age set to another after circumcision of boys to Morans. Morans will perform several celebrations before there are initiated into young elders and allowed to marry. Lmuget Lelaing’oni which is a traditional Lmuget severally celebrated by the morans after which they are intiated into eldership as young elders. The Laing’oni (uncastrated bulls) which is slaughter during the ceremony signifies actually not the animal but the warrior whose time is up to the task of leading the…

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Borana Culture 

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 3

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The speech of the Borana is an Oromo langauge closely related to the speech of two other Oromo groups, the Arsi and the Guji. These three closely related forms of the Oromo language family are classified together as one language under the name Borana-Arsi-Guji Oromo. Since the speech of these three peopls is mutually-intelligible, the speech of these three peoples are officially classified as dialects of the one language under their individual names. In Ethiopia the speech of these eoples along with the separate langauges of other Oromo peoples are…

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