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Anansi and Turtle

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Tortoise is hungry so he follows the smell of food until it takes him to Anansi’s house. She reluctantly allows him in to share her food but tricks him and he leaves hungry.
Despite this, he invites Anansi to dinner if she ever feels hungry. And so one day she turns up – but will she be fed?

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Key language: Anansi and Turtle
  • Arabic pronunciation
     
    English translation
  • [faregha]
     
    empty
  • [atchan]
     
    thirsty
  • [furcha assnan]
     
    toothbrush
  • [raeeha]
     
    smell
  • [lazeezah]
     
    tastes good
  • [qalil]
     
    a little
  • [daqiq]
     
    flour
  • [milh]
     
    salt
  • [filfil]
     
    pepper
  • [batata]
     
    potato
  • [safar]
     
    travel
  • [ta-aam]
     
    food
  • [maeda]
     
    feast
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