Luganda

Worksheet: “Just,” “Merely,” or “Simply” in Luganda

Translate the following sentences into Luganda.

  1. He is just studying.
  2. I am just walking.
  3. We are just playing.
  4. They are just watching.
  5. She is just listening.
  6. He was just sitting.
  7. We were just farming.
  8. I am just thinking.
  9. You are just eating.
  10. We are just preparing food.
  11. You (plural) are just cooking.
  12. I am just relaxing.
  13. They were just sending messages.
  14. We are just negotiating.
  15. He was just crying.
  16. The rain was just raining.
  17. The car was just waiting,
  18. The minutes were just passing.
  19. The leaves were just entering the house.
  20. The bird was just flying.

 

Answer key:

  1. Asoma busomi.
  2. Ntambula butambuzi.
  3. Tuzzanya buzzani.
  4. Balaba bulabi.
  5. Awulirira buwulirizi.
  6. Yatuula butuuzi.
  7. Twalima bulimi.
  8. Ndowooza bulowoozi.
  9. Olya buli.
  10. Tuteekateeka buteesiteesi.
  11. Mufumba bufumbi.
  12. Mpuumula buwuumuzi.
  13. Bbasindika busindiisi obubaka.
  14. Tuteesa buteesi.
  15. Yakaaba bukaabi.
  16. Enkuba etoonya butooni.
  17. Emmotoka elinda bulindi.
  18. Eddakika liyita buyisi.
  19. Ebikoola biyingira buyingiri ennyumba.
  20. Ekinyoonyi kyabuuka bubuusi. 

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