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Chewa Proverb Collection

Mfumu n'ku dzala.
The chief is like a rubbish heap.
(The chief must deal with everything, hard or pleasant. All is thrown at him, all is told to him.)
Proverb No 548 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Ubupanda bwa kuno: myono / akono / mono. / Mwana bukwe ubupanda bwa kuno ... / ubukankala bwa kuno ... )
(My dear brother in law) The wise thing to do here / the way to get rich here is to have fish traps / a small fish trap / a fish trap. (A way to say to one who comes begging: Fight your own battles - work.)
Konse uko waya kwaliba ifintu ifipela abantu ubukumu. Kanshi nobe efyo wingalabombako. Nga bupalu bwesabi nangu bufundi, efyo nobe ulecita.
Proverb No 1243 collected by Frank Carey
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