|Baobab Leaf Song
transliteration: (supplied by Dr. Ousmane
ten son fura bulu
(Sogolon:) I am asking you for baobab leaves.
sigi le yan
kamalen le ka ka o kari n'ye
(Sogolon:) Bend down, Baobab. Bend down.
Baobab, bend down to me.
Phonetic version: (supplied my Michele Delattre)
TIEN son-zira bulu
NA YO ee
KA-malen de ka BOG-nyeh
ZI-ra Zi-ra ee ma DJI-guin o
|Yacine: This is the story of Sundiata. Sundiata Keita. The child who could not walk, but ended up being one of the greatest emperors of all time.|
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