Atalayu Lije


Welad dbab thid alatahum lji:

AndeNaw ke-andeNaw yenakesal enji::

Hulunem aqfe adrshe le-akme adam:

Sisit bicha hone alugn alismamam::

Esti gize situgn admitugn tariken:

Wolige ye-alwoledku mekan yemehonen::

Lijochen bemulu astemere neber:

Tesasbo menorin lelam, lelam neger::

ke-telyayu abat enesun mewoulede:

Gorebet mesakia ye-asderigegn ende?

Mother adressing her kids......

Antem adegehu beleh aza(ze)? aderegkuh:

selam lifiter beleh kulfen asrekebkuh::

Esti min yebalal, kitfo amaregn beleh gorebet mehedeh?

Keto alamaregnem yene lij hasabeh:

Kolow ayshalem woye yaferaw ebeteh?

Yehew Democracy bileh alkegnena:

Wondem Ehitochen lastemer alkena;

Yene enat netsea hugn beleh sebekna:

Negerkuh mistiren zerezerkugnena::

Asamenkegn yane awke beneber:

Cholenet abiziteh kine sitinager:

Lijochen lekifu be-aldarekugn neber::

Medrku kift new tenageru alken:

Echelemaw bet wusit eyezegahibin::

Bininchacha gize worket setehen:

Tseafu,Tseafu aleken yemeselachihun:

Birun wosdehew yeminichiribeten::

Demoz chemerialehu alken endegena:

Ke-sira abarehen tilehen godana::

Terabin, Teteman bilen beninegreh:

Selam bilu alken esti Egzer yasayeh?

Ke-antew ye-mayeshal tanashu wondimeh:

Yibegenal alegn enate endezeh....

"Anchi indemitawkiw haylegna new lijish:

hulum tereditotal bege endemaylish::"

Selamawi tigel yasfeligal alegn:

Tigel bilo selam mistirum algebagn:

Lijen Zorobetal au..au sewoch erdugn::

Gibu, witu silen haylun temekito:

Chelema siketen be-temenjaw gefto:

"selamawi tigel" yelal afun molto?

Awey ye-lij gitit ayadirs new keto!!

Esti yekerachihugn enant chachutoche:

Mela fiterulign kemikeber moche::

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Sara Amesalu

SAMESAL1@cc.swarthmore.edu