Acholi Chants

Alokolum yee!
Where we sit
Knit table clothes
These days we chant dirges in English
Acholi  has become too difficult
We speak Acholi with a twang like we are speaking English

The English do not chant dirges in Acholi
The English do not speak Acholi
But us, we speak English like we are eating sweet potatoes

No one can defeat us
We defeat the English in their mother tongue

Link to the Italian translation


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