Kiyaka love poem

Ilunsi kiaku muna ipelu

Nkendama wama wa mboti mboti

Mani sala kuanga kuanga po buta salama

Kena kimakie suka nzoledi kiawu

Translated into Yaka by Tsanga

Original version
Poem the mirror

A Congolese girl

Kiyaka love poem (yaka), in the language of the Yaka people from Popokabaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in Angola. This poetry is in yaka, the Bantu language of a Congolese girl. 1 million people will understand it.

The Yakas

The Yakas are less numerous than the number of speakers of their language, and are an important part of the inhabitants of Kinshasa. The plastic creation of the Zaire River basin is so abundant and varied that it is customary to study it in groups. We can distinguish several categories: that of the Kongos, which favors human representations, that of the Koubas, where one finds a large quantity of prestige objects, that of the Lunda-Tchokwés, where one finds domestic objects with a tendency of The statuary with portrait.
Neighboring languages
Lali poem - Njebi poem
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Poem translated into kiyaka (482 languages)