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01 AGH -
01 EDO - e͉de͉gi͉gbe | E͉rhumoyio͉tota ; | o͉marii͉mi ahiame o͉nariugbo

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02 ENG - at dawn | Erhumoyi sat down ; | got no chop bird went to farm

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03 AGH -
03 EDO - oisugbo o͉nariehie͉ ; | o͉nadiowa | e͉de͉gi͉gbe

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04 ENG - when he got to farm he ate pepper ; | he went home | at dawn

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05 AGH -
05 EDO - o͉kweriehie͉ ; | e͉de͉gbe͉de͉gbe͉ | e͉dehino | o͉kwe͉riehie͉ ;

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06 ENG - he ate pepper ; | every day | seven days | he ate pepper ;

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07 AGH -
07 EDO - o͉mawu. | E͉rhumoyi | ohamǫgbe͉ ; | o͉kewu, | o͉ke͉ke

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08 ENG - he did not die. | Erhumoyi | was hungry ; | he died, | he rotted

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09 AGH -
09 EDO - wuhe ; | ahiame | o͉nakba | o͉na . axia | o͉giseva

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10 ENG - in his rump ; | bird | got up | went | when he got there

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11 AGH -
11 EDO - Erhumoyiwu | o͉nagęle ; | o͉ke͉ke ; | o͉nagye ;

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12 ENG - Edmmoyi was dead | he looked at him ; | he was rotten ; | he laughed ;

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13 AGH -
13 EDO - o͉nawe͉rhumoyi | e͉̽lokwia | o͉nariowa ;

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14 ENG - he said to Erhumoyi | he was not a man | he went home ;

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15 AGH -
15 EDO - o͉gisowa | o͉natiko ; | ewokere | o͉natamina

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16 ENG - when he got home, | he called meeting ; | town came ; | he told them

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17 AGH -
17 EDO - e͉rhumoyiwu ; | i͉nanano͉le ; | bo͉gbę ?"

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18 ENG - Erhumoyi was dead ; | they asked him ; | "Who kllled him ?"

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19 AGH -
19 EDO - o͉wo͉marie͉vole, | e͉rio͉nawu ; | i͉nanano͉le : | ne͉wo ?

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20 ENG - he said he ate no chop, | so he died ; | they asked : | "Where is he ?"

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21 AGH -
21 EDO - o͉wǫke͉ke ; | i͉nanatihęnę ; | ke͉dogade | e͉rhumoyi

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22 ENG - he said "rotten" ; | they abused him ; | from that day on | Erhumoyi

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23 ENG - e+le+, | axwe | o+ke+ke.

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24 AGH -
24 EDO - if he dies to-day, | tomorrow | is rotten.

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25 ENG - XVIII.

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26 AGH -
26 EDO - Oisa, ugbo, ǫwé͉ ; | Osawe͉ ; | ugbona, | ate͉gbugbona,

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27 ENG - Osa, farm, farmer ; | Osa said ; | the farm, | till I finish this farm,

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28 AGH -
28 EDO - age͉gwi ; | no͉mo͉mo͉, | gęrhiovie͉lere ;

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29 ENG - don't make palaver ; | who gets a child, | don't bring his son ;

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30 AGH -
30 EDO - o͉we͉o͉wunęhoi ; | o͉naw Osalobwa | wagarhoimobo͉re ;

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31 ENG - farmer said he heard ; | he said to Osa | don't bring small

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32 ENG - children :

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