Recent politics…

Nope, this isn’t commentary, it’s a translation challenge. On a forum that I frequent, this phrase was used to describe Bernie Sanders’ situation in the forthcoming South Carolina primaries.

ima ke kesa hayo nya maha ueha’o tahe | ha te Hampusai ke tsokaha nya kolomyala heyatli
now O tally 3sg.POSS BEN more thirty below | 3sg from New-Hampshire O bump-AUG for impact-CAUS-INDEF need-FUT
“He’s currently trailing by more than 30 points. He’ll need quite a bump from New Hampshire to make any kind of dent in that.”