The ass and the purchaser adgeen purchaser
A man wanted to buy an ass.
Hade seb, adgee kegezit deliu
He went to market.
Khaydu nab shuk
He found an ass,
He asked to take the ass home for a little time
ne qurub gizea, na adgee, ne geza kewesda Hatitu
He got home,
Ne Gezuu temelesu
He put him with the other asses.
Etu hade adgoo mes kalo-ot a-adoog a-ulmitua
The new ass looked for a place to sit
Eti hadish adgee, bota yedeli alo kof-kebel
He sat next to the laziest and greediest beast
Eti adgee, tikal sosok adgee kofelu
The man saw this
Eti sebai re-ee-you-wa
He took the ass back
Na adgoo wesiduwa nab shuk
The owner was surprised
Eti sebai ab shuk tegerimu
You were gone for a short time
Na hitsir gizea kedka nerka
I could see what sort of beast he is from the friend he chose.