nienI bet 99% of Kenyans did not know this. In Star Wars episode 6 (Return of the Jedi), one of the characters spoke several kikuyu words. In this short clip, the alien, in what the world probably understood to be ‘alien’ language, speaks a whole sentence in Kikuyu.

“Atiriri, inyué haría murí  haria muke haha… ” he says

That’s loosely translated to, “Hey you over there, come here.”

I also understand there’s some bit of Kalenjin towards the end..

Watch the video below.

Anyway, don’t be surprised. The character – Nien Numb, was voiced by one Kipsang’ Rotich.