Monday, January 2, 2012

Ovimbundu Wisdom! No. 7

Here are some more Ovimbundu wisdom proverbs.  Enjoy!

Proverb 1: Mwela ke bamukwata na maboko ne.

Translation: Wind is never caught by hand.

Explanation:  You can never recall your words once they are out!


Proverb 2: Kuja kwa lubilo kulengela kwishipawila.

Translation:  To eat with speed causes one to spit out continuously.

Explanation:  It is not good to criticize a person until you know all the facts!

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