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01 AGH - ibiẹka | iran ke werriegbe | ya tama ọba : | Ẹzọmo giẹn (past).
01 EDO - i͉bie͉kale | inakewirie e͉gbe | yatamo͉ba : | E͉zo͉mo͉̽gio͉.

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03 ENG - boys | they went | back to tell the king ; Ezomo is burnt.

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04 AGH - Ọba na wẹ : | ẹbẹe ; | a i kpokpo | uhunmwun ẹre | ẹ ma
04 EDO - O͉banawę̀ : | e͉be͉ ; | a̯ikbokbo | uhume͉re | e͉ma

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05 ENG - King said | that's it ; | don't trouble | a person's head, | not good

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06 AGH - Emigaheme ; | uwẹ ọre i gi (?) Ẹzọmo ; | ọ na kpọnmwẹn ; | ọmwan ;
06 EDO - Emigaheme ; | uwo͉ligiamE͉zo͉mo ; | o͉nakp̠o͉me ; | o͉ma ;

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07 ENG - Emigaheme ; | you I take as Ezomo ; | he thanked ; | persons ;

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08 AGH - ikpigho, | ẹwe, | ẹmila, | ọkhọkhọ, | emwin, | ehia, | ivie, | ada,
08 EDO - igo, | e͉wé, | e͉mila, | o͉xo͉xo͉, | e͉mi, | e̽hia, | ivie, | ada,

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09 ENG - cowries, | goats, | cattle, | fowls, | things, | all sorts, | beads, | ada

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10 AGH - ẹbẹn ; | ọ na viọ ne ; | ọ ke ẹre gha khian ; | we gha (?) re ẹzọmagmọ ;
10 EDO - e͉be͉ ; | o͉navio͉ne ; | o͉ke͉legaxia ; | wagagale͉zo͉magmo͉ ;

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11 ENG - eben ; | he took and gave ; | from to-day go | you go "eat" Ezomagma ;

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12 AGH - ne ọ rhirhi Ẹzọmo, | ẹmila, | ẹwe, | ọkhọkhọ, | a (?) gha viọ ya rue(?) ;
12 EDO - no͉ri͉riri E͉zo͉mo, | e͉mila, | e͉wé, | o͉xo͉xo͉, | agegavioyalue ;

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13 ENG - whoever is Ezomo, | cows' | goats, fowls, | people take sacrifice ;

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14 AGH - ọ ma viọ ọre, | ẹ gha tọ | vbe ẹzọmo ; | ne na wẹ ;
14 EDO - o͉mavi͉ore, | e͉gatǫ | we͉zo͉mo ; | nenawę̀ ;

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15 ENG - if they don't bring | he can't last | for Ezomo ; | he said ;

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16 AGH - ọre | ne ọre ọna | do sẹ ẹre.
16 EDO - o͉le͉gilie͉zo͉mo, | nǫro͉na | dose͉le.

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17 ENG - that is Ezomo, | who lives | till to-day.

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18 ENG - IV.

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19 AGH - Igifiẹmido, | erha ne a biẹ ọre ; | a le(?) gha mu ẹre eni (iran gha (?))^2
19 EDO - I͉gi͉fie͉mido, | ęhra̯inabioi ; | alegamueleni (inagahęlene)^2 ;

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20 ENG - Igifiemido^1, | his father begot him ; | when they were going to choose

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21 ENG - name ;

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22 AGH - ọ na wẹ (?) ; | i gha tobọ imẹ (?) (i gha (?) ine) ;
22 EDO - o͉nawage͉mwe͉linino ; | i͉gatobo͉limue͉li (igalugbe͉mi͉ne) ;

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23 ENG - he said don't take name give me ; | I choose name myself ;

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24 AGH - ọ na wẹ (?) | vbe a tie ruẹ (vbe a tie eni ne uwẹ) ? | Ọ na wẹ : | ine ọre igifiẹmido.
24 EDO - o͉nawe͉gi | wagetilue (batie͉ninuwe) ? | O͉nawę̀ : | inole͉gi͉fie͉mido.

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25 ENG - they said : | what is your name ? | he said : | my name is Igifiemido.

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26 AGH - Ọ na kpagbe ; | ọ na gha rrie ogiso. | Ogiso na wẹ vbe a tie ruẹ ;
26 EDO - O͉nakba̯igbe ; | o͉nagariogiso. | Ogisonawe͉watue ;

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27 ENG - He stood up ; | he went to Ogiso. | Ogiso said : what is your name ?

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28 AGH - ọ na wẹ eni ọre Igifiẹmido. | Ogiso na wẹ ẹre : | u wẹ u fiemwin do ;
28 EDO - o͉nawe͉no͉li I͉gi͉fie͉mido. | Ogiso nawe͉le : | uwufiemido ;

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29 ENG - he said his name was Igifiemido. | Ogiso said to him, | you say you

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30 ENG - don't miss ;

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31 ENG - ^1 I.e. I don't miss anything.

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32 ENG - ^2 The words in brackets were substituted by another interpreter

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33 ENG - with whom I revised the text.

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34 ENG - C 2

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