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Noun1.Luyia - a Bantu language
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
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It had been reported that Mudavadi told Luhya elders that Raila betrayed them but he denied the allegations, noting he would never say that.
From my enquiries, the Luhya, Kisii and Kamba ethnic communities believe that if you slaughter a frizzled chicken for your landlord or lady, they'll never recall that you have unpaid rent arrears.
its syntax is basically Swahili, but through ingenious code-switching, it draws from the phonology, morphology and lexicon of Kenyan languages spoken in the city such as, but not restricted to, Luo, Gikuyu, Ma(a)sai, Luhya, and coastal languages such as Giriama and Taita.
Although indigenous vegetables like African nightshade (Solanum scabrum), spider plant (Cleome gynandra), african kale (Brassica carinata) and pumpkin leaves (Cucurbita moschata) were used as food [14], and were popular among the Luhya community of western Kenya [13], no household was growing them.
Noting his weekend meeting with Luhya elders was closed-door, the politician said: 'I never said Raila betrayed us.
Opening the lid on what transpired Bishop Okullu, in his autobiography The Quest for Justice inferred that: 'the Luhya and Kikuyu ethnic sentiments enforced by political tribalism completely blocked his way such that a third person out of about 25 electors could not be found to sign his nomination form.
We then explore values embedded in various Luhya children's play, especially in the play songs, giving examples of some of these songs.
Musalia made the revelation on Sunday during a meeting with a section of Luhya MPs and the Western Elders' Council at Francis Atwoli's home, where he explained his absence from the ceremony.
However, investigations have revealed that Sheng also sources its lexicon from other Kenyan languages including Kikuyu, Dholuo, Kamba, Kisii or Luhya (Ogechi 2005, Kobia & Kingei 2007).
Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula has dismissed COTU boss Francis Atwoli's efforts to unite the Luhya community.
adding such acts were making members of the Luhya community unhappy.
Comparative Area: Slightly more than twice the size of Nevada Ethnic Divisions: Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, other African 15%, Asian, European, and Arab 1% Religions: Protestant 45%, Roman Catholic 33%, indigenous beliefs 10%, Muslim 10%, other 2% Languages: English (official), Swahili (official), numerous indigenous languages.