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01 AGH -
01 EDO - o͉se͉nukpogiha ; | o͉kwesina̯ihino fofe͉le | i͉nanamu,

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02 ENG - he shot the third ; | he shot all seven | they took (the box),

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03 AGH -
03 EDO - i͉nanariowa ; | i͉nagi͉xiaxe͉re ; | no͉diodè, | o͉wu ;

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04 ENG - they went home ; | they went a little way ; | eldest fell, | he died ;

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05 AGH -
05 EDO - nukpogieva o͉dè ; | o͉wu ; | nukpogiha̽ ; | i͉ne̽hakewu ;

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06 ENG - second fell ; | died ; | and the third ; | all six died ;

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07 AGH -
07 EDO - o͉kweke͉ne͉xe͉re ; | ne͉xe͉renariowa. | O͉gisowa ;

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08 ENG - there remained the small one; | small one went home. | When he got

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09 ENG - home,

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10 AGH -
10 EDO - o͉dova̯irha̯i | o͉tota̯ibale ;

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11 ENG - he came and met his father | he sat on the seat on verandah ;

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12 AGH -
12 EDO - o͉nadi͉gue | owunarienewo ; | Erhanawę̀ :

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13 ENG - he knelt | he said they are come baek ; | father said :

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14 AGH -
14 EDO - Etue͉wo ? | o͉wunawu ; | o͉wunaxo͉le ;

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15 ENG - Where your brothers ? | he said they are dead ; | he said they fought ;

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16 AGH -
16 EDO - i͉nagbogi͉e | i͉nagbodibo, | i͉nagbame͉bǫ ;

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17 ENG - they killed the king | they killed king's servants, | they killed king's

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18 ENG - wives' servants,

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19 AGH -
19 EDO - o͉we͉guhumina ; | o͉rhio͉bomaxumu ;

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20 ENG - he said look their heads ; | he took his hand round his head ;

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21 AGH -
21 EDO - o͉dè | o͉wu.

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22 ENG - he fell | he died.

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23 AGH -
23 EDO - Erha̯inamavie, | iyenagavie, | Osalobwa | ke͉la̽die.

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24 ENG - His father cried, | his mother cried, | Osa | came.

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25 AGH -
25 EDO - O͉nawęhra̯i : | Bo͉xi ? | ke͉nowie͉gade.

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26 ENG - He said to father : | what is it ? | from morning come.

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27 AGH -
27 EDO - O͉nawivie͉le͉wulo ; | Osalobwa | o͉narinmwe͉rie

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28 ENG - He said his sons were dead ; | Osa | took whip

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29 AGH -
29 EDO - o͉narie͉node | o͉kwegafienale, | inake͉rhio͉re,

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30 ENG - he went on road | he whipped them, | they woke up,

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31 AGH -
31 EDO - no͉dio͉no͉kawu | o͉nawunegide ;

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32 ENG - eldest who died first | he said he would not come ;

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33 AGH -
33 EDO - owune͉rieme͉linime | Osalohwa | nawęhé.

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34 ENG - he said he was chopping fufu in Elimi | Osa | said "all right.",

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