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Chewa Proverb Collection

Mwamuna akadya.
He is a real man when eating.
(A man should show his manliness in the garden, by working, not only by eating.)
Proverb No 670 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Inshimbwa kwima: ima netete.
The inshimbwa bird when it flew away had an arrow in its side. (Don't hang round when there's trouble).
Ekutiila umuntu uushibangilila ukukonke cebo nga capelwa lyonse eukakwa, abakaana necebo beena balapusuka kukukakwa. Uulelekelesha ukufuma apacibela icimfulunganya, eobesa mu kwikata ninshi abanankwe nabaya. Kanshi icimpwena ilyo muli mucintu bwingi teeco pantu kuti niwe baisaikata nangu teewe ucitile mulandu, mubwingi kano uleeba uwacampuka e kupusuka ku masanso. (1.89)
Proverb No 603 collected by Frank Carey
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