Kim asked:

What are the Malawi words and phrases with English definitions in this book? I wish goodreads had a Vocabulary List feature!

Kim adzukulu grave diggers

Charo the ruler of all the land

chikhwapu giant deadly whip

chikuse agricultural; heaps of dried maize stalks

chimanga maize, white corn crop

dambo grassy marsh

gaga maize chaff

ganyu handouts

kape drooling idiot

magetsi a mphepo windmill, literally "electric wind"

manglomera magic of superhuman strength

misala crazy

mpango long, brightly coloured scarf

mphala home for unmarried boys

nkhuli great hunger for meat

"Odi, odi." "Hello, can I come in?"

phala maize porridge

ulimbo sticky sap used as glue, best coming from the nkhaze tree
Darci Quayle In the Malawi reigion they use Chewa and English for their languages. When you read this book I recomend wrigting down every word you dont know and looking it up later, it really helps understand what the William Kamkwamba is teling us as the readers.
Anissa Wright What language is being used?
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