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01 AGH -
01 EDO - age͉ginya ; | e͉gwa ; | Osa o͉gwane e͉dęke͉n ;

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02 ENG - don't look at yams ; | plant (yams) ; | Osa planted yams on rest day ;

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03 AGH -
03 EDO - o͉wę o͉nariugbo ; | o͉na̯iawinyawotǫ ;

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04 ENG - farmer went to farm ; | he went took yams from ground ;

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05 AGH -
05 EDO - o͉nalę ; | o͉nakedo͉lowe͉le͉ | o͉wę o͉nawosalobwa :

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06 ENG - he cooked them ; | he planted them back | farmer said to Osalobua :.

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07 AGH -
07 EDO - aiginya ; | o͉gawone, | agage͉le͉ ;

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08 ENG - let them not look yams ; | when they are strong, | we can look at it ;

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09 AGH -
09 EDO - o͉tie͉le͉ne nakiahino ; | iny Osalobwa | o͉mazǫ ;

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10 ENG - he said in seven moons ; | Osa's yams | did not grow ;

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11 AGH -
11 EDO - o͉nagęle : | inyoke͉ke ; | Osalobwa nawǫwę | inyino͉kage ;

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12 ENG - he looked them : | yam, rotten ; | Osa said to farmer | the yams rotten ;

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13 AGH -
13 EDO - ǫwę | o͉wo͉ma | uxale : | wo͉mobogęre | ugbo ;

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14 ENG - farmer | all right | you said : | don't bring small child | to farm ;

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15 AGH -
15 EDO - uxale : | o͉mobǫgare, | agbe͉̽nutu ; | o͉li e͉na͉gwa

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16 ENG - you said : | if small child came, | we kill it for utu ; | so he said

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17 AGH -
17 EDO - nǫginya, | inyate͉wǫ ; | utua͉gagbe͉na ;

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18 ENG - who looks yams, | till yams strong ; | we kill him for utu ;

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19 AGH -
19 EDO - ǫwęnafiximi ; | moba̯iyotǫ ; | Osalobwa

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20 ENG - the farmer [went to] cut iximi ; | he put it for ground ; | Osa

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21 AGH -
21 EDO - lare, | lęho | ninegboe͉lutu ; | Osalobwa nawęhę ;

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22 ENG - come, | he wants | to kill him for utu ; | Osalobua said "no" ;

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23 AGH -
23 EDO - Xiamu ; | a̯iyataine͉wo ; | o͉linana . ariowa ; | i͉nagisowa

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24 ENG - go on ; | go tell the country ; | so they went home ; | when they got

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25 ENG - home,

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26 AGH -
26 EDO - i͉natiko, | e͉woke͉re, | Osalobwa | o͉natame͉wo

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27 ENG - they called meeting, | country came, | Osalubua | said tell country

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28 AGH -
28 EDO - inyalemazǫ ; | o͉line͉lagęle | ǫwę o͉ke͉gwa ; | Osalobwa

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29 ENG - his yams did not grow ; | so he looked it | farmer spoke ; | Osalobua

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30 AGH -
30 EDO - o͉xamino | o͉mobǫgariugbo | ne͉gbęnutu ;

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31 ENG - said to him | if they bring small child for farm | let him kill it for utu ;

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32 AGH -
32 EDO - o͉nine͉naxamoisa ; | agaginya | ne͉gbęnutu ;

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33 ENG - so he said : tell Osa ; | if we look yams | let us be killed for utu ;

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34 AGH -
34 EDO - le͉gide ; | Osaginya ; | o̯iyenafiximi | o͉narhiebá ;

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35 ENG - he came ; | Osa looked yams ; | so he cut iximi | he hut it upright ;

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