Vutomi bya Manguva lawa bya Vasotho

Vatirhi eAfrika Dzonga

©Roger de la Harpe
Nhlohletelo wa matimba swinene eka vasotho va Lesotho iku hoxa xandla kavona eka mintirho yale timayini ta tiko ra Afrika Dzonga xikan’we nale ka swavuhumelerisi. Leswi swiyimela xiphemu lexikulu swinene lexi tisaka mali naswona swive na xiave xokarhi eka maendlelo yavona.

Switandzhaku swakona swilerivaleni eka malulamiselo yavona yale kaya - vavanuna va hambanyisiwa nkarhi woleha na mindyangu ya vona, naswona leswi swicinca ndlela leyi vukati byi langutisiwaka xiswona - vavnuna vatshama vangarikona hikuva vaya tundela miti kasi vavasati vaaka miti. Mali yo lovola yiyimela timfanelo ta wanuna kukoxa nseketelo eka vana loko se vasungula ku tirha, ematshan’weni yakuva vari eka rixaka ntsena.

Valehansi xikan’we na swingomantanda kumbe tin’anga 'lingaka' ku soriwa tona eka ntokoto wa vavanuna wakuya tirha kule xikan’we na vavasati vasiyiwa ekaya varivoxe. Vavitaniwa kuva vata tisa nsirhelelo eka makhombo lawa yanga humelelaka etimayini kumbe etifemeni; valanguteriwa kupfuneta eka kuhorisa kuvaviseka, enyameni nale moyeni, leswifambisanaka na mintirho yoleyo; naswona kuyiwa eka vona hikokwalaho ka ntshikelelo lowu langutaneke na vavasati lavanga sala voxe ku hlayisa vana, kurima masimu xikan’we na swifuwo vari na mali yintsongo, kumbe kurihava.

Translated by Ike Ngobeni